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Canon BJ-300 Printer

General

Alternative Drivers

Drivers you can use if the BJ-300 driver is not available.

  • IBM ProPrinter X24 (BJ Mode)

Cartridge

  • BJI-642 - Black

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

Serial Number

Location - Silver coloured label on the back of the printer
Prefixes - UCJ...

Known Issues

Cannot Print in Windows 98

If you cannot print in Wondows 98, make sure that the printer port is set to either SPP, Standard, or Normal in the computer's BIOS.

When printing text files with Form Feed paper, prints on the preforations

Set Dipswitch SW2-8 ON (Skip Over Perforation enabled) provides a 1 inch margin

Error Codes

PowerOnlineHSHQCour
Pres
Goth
Ink/PaperBeeperError/CauseSolution
OffOffOffOff Off Power off state 
OnOff  OffOn3Paper Out or Paper JamAdd Paper or Clear paper jam
OnOff  OffFlashing3This indicates an Out of Ink or no cartridge installed errorReplace ink cartridge
OnOffFlashingFlashingOffOff6Print Head Home Position ErrorCheck to see if the Carriage lock is ON, if so UNLOCK it and restart the printer
OnOffFlashingFlashingFlashingOff6ROM/RAM ErrorTry powering off the printer and restarting
OnOffOffFlashingOffOffNoneBattery Low warning for RAM Card 

DIP Switches

For Windows printing set SW1-1 and SW1-2 ON.

SwitchFunctionONOFFFactory
Setting
SW 1-1Emulation ModeIBM X24e OFF
SW 1-2Emulation ModeIBM X24eEpson LQ-850ON
SW 1-3InterfaceSerialParallelOFF
SW 1-4Image DensityNormalHighOFF
SW 1-5Short Tear OffEnabledDisabledOFF
SW 1-6Auto Line FeedCR with LFCR onlyOFF
SW 1-7Auto Sheet FeederEnabledDisabledOFF
SW 1-8Text ScaleEnabledDisabledOFF

BJ MODE

SwitchFunctionOnOffFactory
Setting
SW 2-1Code Page850437OFF
SW 2-2Code Page  OFF
SW 2-3Code Page  OFF
SW 2-4Page Length  OFF
SW 2-5Page Length  OFF
SW 2-6Line Spacing6 lines/inch8 lines/inchOFF
SW 2-7Print QualityDraft (HS mode)High (HQ mode)OFF
SW 2-8Skip Over PerforationDisabledEnabledOFF
SW 2-9Paper Width SensorDisabledEnabledOFF
SW 2-10Not Used  OFF

LQ MODE

SwitchFunctionOnOffFactory
Setting
SW 2-1Code PageSee Table 1OFF
SW 2-2Code PageSee Table 1OFF
SW 2-3Code PageSee Table 1OFF
SW 2-4Page Length12"11"OFF
SW 2-5Character TableGraphicsItalicsOFF
SW 2-6Not Used  OFF
SW 2-7Not Used  OFF
SW 2-8Skip Over PerforationDisabledEnabledOFF
SW 2-9Paper Width SensorDisabledEnabledOFF
SW 2-10Not Used  OFF

Table 1 : Code Page Switches

CountrySW 2-1SW 2-2SW 2-3
USA/CanadaONONON
FranceONONOFF
GermanyONOFFON
UKONOFFOFF
DenmarkOFFONON
SwedenOFFONOFF
ItalyOFFOFFON
SpainOFFOFFOFF