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Canon BJ-200ex Printer

General

Alternative Drivers

Drivers you can use if the BJ-200ex driver is not available.

  • BJ-200/200e (BJ Mode)
  • BJ-5/10/10e/10ex/10sx/20 (BJ Mode)
  • Epson 510/850 (LQ Mode)
  • IBM ProPrinter X24 (BJ Mode)

Cartridge

  • BC-02 - Black Ink & Integral Print Head

Cleaning Printhead

  • Short Cleaning Method
    • Press OFFLINE, the online light should be off.
    • Press SHIFT and CLEANING and release
    • The ONLINE led will flash while cleaning is running.
    • Cleaning takes about 13 seconds.
    • After cleaning is finished, press the LF/FF key to print a nozzle test print
  • Long Cleaning Method
    • Press OFFLINE, the online light should be off.
    • Press SHIFT and release
    • Press CLEANING and hold.
    • Press SHIFT and hold
    • Release CLEANING
    • The ONLINE led will flash while cleaning is running.
    • Cleaning takes about 30 seconds.
    • After cleaning is finished, press the LF/FF key to print a nozzle test print

Self Test

Ripple Test : Switch the printer off. With the Online and Print mode buttons held down, switch the printer on. When the beeper sounds release the buttons. To quit the test press the two buttons for a second.

All Modes Test : Switch the printer off. Hold down the Online button and turn the power on. When the beeper sounds release the online button.

Serial Number

Location - Cream coloured label on the back of the printer near the power cord
Prefixes - TTG, TTJ...

Special Paper

  • FOLEXTRAN - Folex Transparencies. Used for high quality overhead transparencies.
  • LC-301A4 - BubbleJet Paper A4. Lightly coated, water resistant everyday usage paper.

Error Codes

PowerOnlineHSHQErrorBeepsCauseSolution
OffOffOffOffOff No PowerTurn on power / plug in AC cord
On   On3Paper Pickup Error or out of paperAdd Paper or clear paper jam and press Online
On   On4Paper JamClear paper jam and press Online
OnFlashingFlashingFlashingOn3Carriage Control ErrorRequires Service
OnFlashingFlashingFlashingOn4Cleaning ErrorRemove Cartridge and Check Nothing is Blocking the Path of the Cartridge. If not then printer Requires Service
OnFlashingFlashingFlashingOn5Temperature Sensor ErrorRequires Service, However it may be resolved by simply replacing the cartridge
OnFlashingFlashingFlashingOn6ROM/RAM ErrorRequires Service : Also try unplugging the printerfor 60 seconds

Power light flashes and the printer does not work

Try removing and reinstalling the cartridge.

DIP Switches

BJ Mode

SwitchFunctionOnOFFFactory
Setting
1Horizontal Print PositionA4LetterOFF
2Text Scale ModeEnabledDisabledOFF
3Page Length12 Inches11 InchesOFF
4Character SetSet 2Set 1OFF
5Code PageSee table 1OFF
6Code PageSee table 1OFF
7Code PageSee table 1OFF
8Automatic Carriage ReturnLine Feed = LF+CRLine Feed = LFOFF
9Alternate Graphics ModeEnabledDisabledOFF
10Buffer SizeReceive 9.4 KB
Download 41.0 KB
Receive 50.4 KB
Download OKB
OFF
11Printer Control Mode (DOS)Epson LQ-510BJ-10/IBM X24eOFF
12Automatic Emulation ModeEnabledDisabledOFF

Table 1 - Code Page for BJ mode

Code PageSwitch 5Switch 6Switch 7
850OFFOFFON
437OFFOFFOFF
860ONONON
863OFFONON
865ONOFFOFF

LQ MODE (Epson LQ-510)

SwitchFunctionOnOffFactory
Setting
1Horizontal Print PositionA4LetterOFF
2Text Scale ModeEnabledDisabledOFF
3Page Length12 Inches11 InchesOFF
4Character SetSet 2Set 1OFF
5Int'l Character SetSee Table 2OFF
6Int'l Character SetSee Table 2OFF
7Int'l Character SetSee Table 2OFF
8TypefaceSee Table 3OFF
9TypefaceSee Table 3OFF
10TypefaceSee Table 3OFF
11Printer Control Mode (DOS)Epson LQ-510BJ-10/IBM X24eON
12Automatic Emulation ModeEnabledDisabledOFF

Table 2 : International Character Set

CountrySwitch 5Switch 6Switch 7
USAOFFOFFOFF
UKOFFOFFON
GermanyOFFONOFF
FranceOFFONON
DenmarkONOFFOFF
SwedenONOFFON
ItalyONONOFF
SpainONONON

Table 3 : Typeface

TypefaceSwitch 8Switch 9Switch 10
RomanOFFOFFOFF
Sans SerifOFFOFFON
DraftOFFONOFF
CourierOFFONON
PrestigeONOFFOFF
ScriptONOFFON
OratorONONOFF
Orator-SONONON