Canon iPF720 User Manual

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  • Page 1: User Manual

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  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Contents Introduction How to use th�s manual ..................1 About Th�s User Manual ......................1 Search�ng Top�cs .........................3 HTML Vers�on of the Manual for Pr�nt�ng ..................5 Printer Parts Pr�nter parts ....................13 Front ............................13 Back ............................14 Top Cover (Ins�de) ........................15 Carr�age .............................16 Ink Tank Cover (Ins�de) ......................17 Control Panel ..........................18 Control Panel ....................20...
  • Page 4 Contents Cancel�ng pr�nt jobs ..................92 Cancel�ng Pr�nt Jobs from the Control Panel ................92 Cancel�ng Pr�nt Jobs from W�ndows ..................93 Cancel�ng Pr�nt Jobs from Mac OS X ..................94 Handling Paper Paper ......................96 Types of Paper ..........................96 Paper S�zes ..........................101 Handl�ng rolls ....................104 Select�ng the Paper Source .....................104 Select�ng the Paper Type (Roll) ....................105 Spec�fy�ng the Paper Length (Roll) ..................106...
  • Page 5 Contents Pr�nt�ng CAD Draw�ngs .................151 Pr�nt�ng CAD Draw�ngs ......................151 Pr�nt�ng L�ne Draw�ngs and Text (W�ndows) ................152 Pr�nt�ng L�ne Draw�ngs and Text (W�ndows, Mac OS X)............153 Pr�nt�ng L�ne Draw�ngs and Text (W�ndows) ................154 Pr�nt�ng L�ne Draw�ngs and Text (Mac OS X) ................156 Spec�fy�ng Colors and Pr�nt�ng CAD Draw�ngs ................159 Spec�fy�ng Colors and Pr�nt�ng CAD Draw�ngs (W�ndows) ............160 HP-GL/2 Pr�nt�ng ........................162...
  • Page 6 Contents Pr�nt�ng at full s�ze ..................218 Pr�nt�ng on Overs�zed Paper ....................218 Pr�nt�ng at Full S�ze (W�ndows) ....................220 Pr�nt�ng at Full S�ze (Mac OS X) ....................222 Borderless Pr�nt�ng at Actual S�ze ...................225 Borderless Pr�nt�ng at Actual S�ze (W�ndows) .................227 Borderless Pr�nt�ng at Actual S�ze (Mac OS X) ...............229 Borderless Pr�nt�ng ..................232 Borderless Pr�nt�ng on Paper of Equ�valent S�ze ..............232 Borderless Pr�nt�ng by Res�z�ng Or�g�nals to Match the Paper S�ze (W�ndows) ......234...
  • Page 7: Windows Software

    Contents Conserv�ng Roll Paper by Pr�nt�ng Or�g�nals W�thout Top and Bottom Marg�ns ......305 Conserv�ng Roll Paper by Pr�nt�ng Or�g�nals W�thout Top and Bottom Marg�ns (W�ndows) ..306 Conserv�ng Roll Paper by Pr�nt�ng Or�g�nals W�thout Top and Bottom Marg�ns (Mac OS X) ..308 Check�ng Images Before Pr�nt�ng ..............
  • Page 8: Mac Os X Software

    Contents D�g�tal Photo Front-Access ................373 D�g�tal Photo Front-Access ......................373 PosterArt�st ....................374 Us�ng PosterArt�st to Compose Or�g�nals ................374 Us�ng PosterArt�st to Compose Or�g�nals (W�ndows) ..............375 Dev�ce Setup Ut�l�ty ..................377 �magePROGRAF Dev�ce Setup Ut�l�ty ..................377 Install�ng �magePROGRAF Dev�ce Setup Ut�l�ty ..............377 Configuring the IP Address Using imagePROGRAF Device Setup Utility .......378 Mac OS X Software Pr�nter Dr�ver ....................379 Pr�nter Dr�ver Sett�ngs (Mac OS X) ..................379...
  • Page 9: Hard Disk

    Contents Network Sett�ng (W�ndows) ................417 Configuring the Printer Driver Destination (Windows) .............417 Shar�ng the Pr�nter �n W�ndows ....................418 Configuring the Printer's NetWare Network Settings ...............420 Specifying the Printer's Frame Type ..................422 Spec�fy�ng NetWare Pr�nt Serv�ces ..................424 Spec�fy�ng NetWare Protocols ....................427 Configuring NetWare Network Settings ...................429 Install�ng �magePROGRAF Dev�ce Setup Ut�l�ty ..............430 Configuring the IP Address Using imagePROGRAF Device Setup Utility .......430...
  • Page 10: Ink Tanks

    Contents Adjust�ng the Measurement Scale for Better Accuracy ............504 Adjust�ng the Vacuum Strength ....................506 Maintenance Ink Tanks .......................507 Ink Tanks ..........................507 Replac�ng Ink Tanks ........................508 Check�ng Ink Tank Levels ......................513 When to Replace Ink Tanks .....................514 Pr�ntheads .....................515 Pr�nthead ..........................515 Check�ng the Pr�nt Qual�ty .......................515 Improv�ng the Pr�nt Qual�ty ......................515 Check�ng for Nozzle Clogg�ng ....................516...
  • Page 11 Contents Pr�nt�ng does not start ...................555 The Data lamp on the Control Panel does not l�ght up ............555 The Pr�nter Does Not Respond Even �f Pr�nt Jobs are Sent ............555 The Display Screen indicates the system is filling with ink ............555 The pr�nter stops dur�ng a pr�nt job ...............556 An error message �s shown on the D�splay Screen ..............556 The pr�nter ejects blank, unpr�nted paper ................556...
  • Page 12: Other Problems

    Contents Other problems .....................571 The pr�nter does not go on ......................571 If the Pr�nter Makes a Strange Sound ..................571 Messages adv�s�ng to check the ma�ntenance cartr�dge are not cleared ........571 The pr�nter consumes a lot of �nk ....................572 Ink Level Detect�on ........................572 Error Message Respond�ng to Messages ................575 Respond�ng to Messages ......................575...
  • Page 13: Other Messages

    Contents Messages regard�ng pr�ntheads ..............588 Cannot adjust pr�nthead......................588 Cannot adjust band.........................588 PHead needs clean�ng......................588 Problem w�th Pr�nthead ......................588 Pr�nthead error ........................589 Execute pr�nthead clean�ng.....................589 Messages regard�ng the ma�ntenance cartr�dge ...........590 No ma�ntenance cartr�dge.......................590 Prepare for ma�nt cart replacement..................590 No Ma�ntenance Cartr�dge capac�ty..................590 Ma�ntenance cartr�dge full.
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  • Page 15: Introduction

    How to use this manual Introduction How to use this manual About This User Manual • Symbols The following symbols are used in this User Manual to indicate safety information and explanations on restrictions or precautions in use. Important Indicates important information that must be followed when using the printer. Be sure to read this information to prevent printer damage or operating errors.
  • Page 16 Windows XP screens are used in explanations of Windows operations in this User Manual. • Trademarks • Canon, the Canon logo, and imagePROGRAF are trademarks or registered trademarks of Canon Inc. • Microsoft and Windows are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other countries.
  • Page 17: Searching Topics

    How to use this manual Searching Topics You can nd information in topics of this User Manual by searching for relevant terms. Enter a term and click the Search button. Note • To search for multiple terms at once, enter a space between each term. Search results are listed at left.
  • Page 18 How to use this manual Click a topic you want to read. The terms you searched for will be highlighted in the topic. To review multiple topics at once, select the check box of desired topics and click the Apply button.
  • Page 19: Html Version Of The Manual For Printing

    How to use this manual HTML Version of the Manual for Printing You can select a group of topics in the table of contents or individual topics in this manual for printing. The following procedure describes how to do this, using the information in Basic Printing Workow as an example.
  • Page 20 How to use this manual Click Access to the HTML for printing in the title area. The topics in Basic Printing Workow are displayed together in HTML format, ready for printing. 6 Introduction Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 21 How to use this manual Clear the sections you will not print and click the Apply button. Printing a group of individual topics in the manual When you access printable HTML versions from subtitles in the table of contents, you can specify a group of topics to print.
  • Page 22 How to use this manual Under Basic Printing Workow, click Printing Procedure. Click Access to the HTML for printing in the title area. 8 Introduction Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 23 How to use this manual The topics in Printing Procedure are displayed together in HTML format, ready for printing. Clear the topics you will not print and click the Apply button. Introduction 9 Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 24: Printing Selected Topics

    How to use this manual Printing selected topics Print selected topics as follows. Access the printing dialog box as follows, depending on your computer’s operating system. • Windows In Windows, right-click anywhere in the explanation area except on a gure or a link.In the shortcut menu, click Print to display the Print dialog box.
  • Page 25 How to use this manual • Macintosh On a Macintosh computer, click anywhere in the explanation area except on a gure or a link while holding the Ctrl key. In the shortcut menu, click Print Frame to display the Print dialog box. Specify conditions as needed, and then click Print (Windows) or Print (Macintosh).
  • Page 26 How to use this manual • Macintosh Note • To print only individual topics that are displayed, use this method. 12 Introduction Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 27: Printer Parts

    Printer parts Printer Parts Printer parts Front a. Top Cover Open this cover to install the Printhead, load paper, and remove any jammed paper from inside the printer as needed. (→P.15) b. Ejection Guide Supports paper as it is ejected to prevent it from rising. c.
  • Page 28: Back

    Printer parts Back a. Release Lever Releases the Paper Retainer. Push this release lever back before loading paper or cleaning inside the printer. b. Carrying Handles (Four Positions) When carrying the printer, hold it by these handles under both sides. c.
  • Page 29: Top Cover (Ins�De)

    Printer parts Top Cover (Inside) a. Top Cover Roller Prevents paper from rising when ejected. b. Paper Alignment Line Align paper with this line when loading it. c. Carriage Moves the Printhead. The carriage serves a key role in printing. (→P.16) d.
  • Page 30: Carr�Age

    Printer parts Carriage a. Carriage Cover Protects the Carriage. b. Printhead Fixer Cover Holds the Printhead in place. c. Printhead The printhead is equipped with ink nozzles. It is a key part of the printer. d. Printhead Fixer Lever Locks the Printhead Fixer Cover. e.
  • Page 31: Ink Tank Cover (Ins�De)

    Printer parts Ink Tank Cover (Inside) a. Ink Tank Cartridges of ink in various colors. b. Ink Tank Lock Lever A lever that locks the Ink Tank in place and protects it. Open or close the lever when replacing an Ink Tank.
  • Page 32: Control Panel

    Printer parts Control Panel a. Online Button (Green) Switches the printer online and ofine. (→P.29) • The printer is online. • Flashing The printer is switching modes. • The printer is ofine. b. Menu Button Displays the main menu of the printer. (→P.50) c.
  • Page 33 Printer parts f. Feeder Selection Button Switches the paper source. Each time you press this button, the paper source switches between the roll and the sheet, and the corresponding lamp on the Paper Source Section is lit. g. Display Screen Shows the printer menu, as well as the printer status and messages.
  • Page 34: Control Panel

    Control Panel Control Panel Control Panel a. Online Button (Green) Switches the printer online and ofine. (→P.29) • The printer is online. • Flashing The printer is switching modes. • The printer is ofine. b. Menu Button Displays the main menu of the printer. (→P.50) c.
  • Page 35 Control Panel f. Feeder Selection Button Switches the paper source. Each time you press this button, the paper source switches between the roll and the sheet, and the corresponding lamp on the Paper Source Section is lit. g. Display Screen Shows the printer menu, as well as the printer status and messages.
  • Page 36: Turning The Printer On And Off

    Press the Power button to turn on the printer. The printer will now start up. After the Display Screen shows the Canon logo, Starting up... Please wait. is displayed. The printer goes online in preparation for printing after startup, and the Online lamp and paper source section lamp remain lit.
  • Page 37: Turning The Printer Off

    Control Panel Turning the printer off Important • Never turn the printer off or unplug it during a print job. This could damage the printer. Make sure no print jobs are in progress. If the Message lamp is ashing, check the message on the Display Screen and take action as necessary.
  • Page 38: Printer Modes

    Control Panel Printer Modes Printer modes are classied as follows and described in this topic. • Modes (→P.24) • Mode transition (→P.25) • Online, and state of the Control Panel (→P.26) • Ofine, and state of the Control Panel (→P.27) •...
  • Page 39: Mode Transition

    Control Panel Mode transition The printer mode transitions are as follows: *1: When submenus are displayed, you can press any button other than the Information button to return to the previous mode. *2: The printer automatically enters Sleep mode if it is idle for a specic period (by factory default, ve minutes), that is, if no print jobs are received or buttons are pressed while all covers are closed.
  • Page 40: Online, And State Of The Control Panel

    Control Panel Online, and state of the Control Panel Printing in progress (receiving or Not printing processing print jobs) Display Screen • Top Level of the Display Screen The printer status is displayed here. The selected paper source is indicated by an icon in the upper-right corner.
  • Page 41 Turn off the printer and wait at least three seconds before restoring the power. If the message is still displayed after this, write down the error code and message, turn off the printer, and contact the Canon dealer for assistance. Printer Parts 27 Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 42: Menu Mode, And State Of The Control Panel

    Control Panel Menu mode, and state of the Control Panel Menu items and settings Main menu (during printing) Main menu • • • Display Screen Display Screen Display Screen Pressing the Menu button The title of the selected menu Menus available during printing when printing is not in progress is displayed on the rst line, are displayed if you press the...
  • Page 43: Switching Modes

    Control Panel Switching Modes Switching the printer online/ofine Press the Online button to switch the printer online or ofine. The Online lamp is lit in Online mode. Printing is possible in this mode. The Online lamp is off in Ofine mode. Depending on the status, the printer switches online and ofine as follows.
  • Page 44: Switching To Menu Mode

    Control Panel Switching to Menu mode Press the Menu button to display the main menu. Depending on the status, the printer switches to Menu mode as follows. Printer Status When the Menu Button is Pressed Online Switches to Menu mode. Online, printing Either menus available during printing or a screen to manage print jobs is displayed.
  • Page 45: Printer Menu Operations

    Control Panel Printer Menu Operations The printer menu includes a main menu and submenus. • Main menu operations when no print job is in progress (→P.31) • Main menu operations during printing (→P.31) • Job Management Menu Operations (→P.32) • Submenu operations (→P.32) Main menu operations when no print job is in progress Access the main menu by pressing the Menu button on the Control Panel.
  • Page 46: Job Management Menu Operations

    Control Panel Job Management Menu Operations To display the Job Mgmt Menu, press Job Mgmt Menu on the Menu Selection screen, which is displayed by pressing the Menu button on the Control Panel during printing. Note • The Menu Selection screen will not be displayed in the following case even if you press the Menu button.
  • Page 47: Main Menu Operations

    Control Panel Main Menu Operations Press the Menu button to display the main menu. For details, see “Main Menu Settings”. (→P.50) • Main menu when no print job is in progress • Menu selection (if you press the Menu button when printing is in progress) Note •...
  • Page 48: Accessing Menus

    Control Panel Accessing Menus Printer menus are grouped by function. Menus are displayed with the upper line selected. Use the buttons on the Control Panel to access each menu. • Press ▲ to access a higher menu in the menu list, and press ▼ to access a lower one. If items of the menu list are more than the lines of the screen, press ▲...
  • Page 49: Specifying Menu Items

    Control Panel Specifying menu items Follow the steps below to specify menu items. Press ▲ or ▼ to select a menu, and then press the ► button. Repeat these steps until the desired menu options are displayed. Press ▲ or ▼ to select the desired setting, and then press the OK button. The check box at left is selected, and the setting is conrmed.
  • Page 50: Specifying Numerical Values

    Control Panel Specifying numerical values Follow the steps below to enter numbers for items such as network settings. Press ▲ or ▼ to select Interface Setup, and then press the ► button. Press ▲ or ▼ to select TCP/IP, and then press the ► button. Press ▲...
  • Page 51: Menu Structure

    Control Panel Menu Structure Main Menu The structure of the main menu is as follows. Values at right indicated by an asterisk “*” are the defaults. For instructions on menu operations, see “Main Menu Operations”. (→P.33) For details on menu items, see “Main Menu Settings”. (→P.50) First Level Second Level Third Level...
  • Page 52 Control Panel First Level Second Level Third Level Fourth Level Fifth Level Feed Priority Automatic * Band Joint Print Length Adjust Length From -0.70% to 0.70% Head Height Automatic * Highest High Standard Lowest Skew Check Lv. Standard * Loose VacuumStrngth Automatic * Strongest...
  • Page 53 Control Panel First Level Second Level Third Level Fourth Level Fifth Level NearEnd Sht Mrgn 3mm 20mm Return Defaults Job Management Job Queue Ope. Job List Delete Priority Com. BOX Ope. Job List Print Delete Print Job List Psnl. BOX Ope. Folder List Job List Print...
  • Page 54 Control Panel First Level Second Level Third Level Fourth Level Fifth Level 4 dots * 5 dots 6 dots 7 dots ThickenFineLines Off * AdjustFaintLines On * Auto Rotate Off * Nesting Use Nesting Off * Nesting WaitTime 1-99 minutes Cut Lines Off * On-the-Fly...
  • Page 55 Control Panel First Level Second Level Third Level Fourth Level Fifth Level Adjust Length (*3) No Head Inc. Adj. Interface Setup EOP Timer 10 sec. 30 sec. 1 min. 2 min. 5 min. 10 min. * 30 min. 60 min. TCP/IP IP Mode Automatic...
  • Page 56 Control Panel First Level Second Level Third Level Fourth Level Fifth Level NPrinter AppleTalk Off * Ethernet Driver Auto Detect On * Comm.Mode (*7) Half Duplex * Full Duplex Ethernet Type (*7) 10 Base-T * 100 Base-TX Spanning Tree Not Use * MAC Address Ext.
  • Page 57 Control Panel First Level Second Level Third Level Fourth Level Fifth Level Sht Selection 2 ISO B1 28"x40" (ANSI F) Noz. Check Freq. 1 page 10 pages Automatic * Sleep Timer 5 min. * 10 min. 15 min. 20 min. 30 min.
  • Page 58 Control Panel First Level Second Level Third Level Fourth Level Fifth Level -7:Arizona(MST) -6:Texas (CST) -5:NewYork(EST) -4:Santiago -3:Buenos Aires -1:Cape Verde Date Format yyyy/mm/dd * dd/mm/yyyy mm/dd/yyyy Date & Time Date yyyy/mm/dd (*8) Time (*10) hh:mm Language Contrast Adj. -4, -3, -2, -1, 0*, +1, +2, +3, +4 Reset PaprSetngs No Erase HDD Data...
  • Page 59 Control Panel First Level Second Level Third Level Fourth Level Fifth Level Output Method Print * Print (Auto Del) Save: Box XX Save and Print Off * Save: Shared Box Off On * Test Print Status Print Media Details Print Job Log Menu Map Nozzle Check Information...
  • Page 60 Control Panel *3: Available only if Feed Priority is Print Length. *4: Available only if IP Mode is Automatic. *5: For information on the types of paper the printer supports, refer to the Paper Reference Guide. (→P.96)The paper type setting in the printer driver and related software (as well as on the Control Panel ) is updated when you install the printer driver from the User Software CD-ROM or if you change paper information by using the Media Conguration Tool.See the Media Conguration Tool Guide (Windows) or Media Conguration Tool Guide (Macintosh).
  • Page 61 Control Panel Submenus Each time you press the Information button on the Control Panel, printer information is displayed in the following order. ■The remaining Maintenance Cartridge capacity and ink levels ■Information of the loaded paper ■Printer information ■HP-GL/2 settings information For details on submenu screens, see “Submenu Display”.
  • Page 62: Main Menu During Printing

    Control Panel Main menu during printing The structure of the main menu during printing is as follows. For instructions on menu operations, see “Main Menu Operations”. (→P.33) For details on menu items, see “Main Menu Settings (During Printing)”. (→P.62) Second Seventh First Level Third Level...
  • Page 63 Control Panel Second Seventh First Level Third Level Fourth Level Fifth Level Sixth Level Level Level Psnl. BOX Folder List (Enter a Job List (Choose a Print Ope. password if print job) one has been set.) Delete Print Job List No *1: Available if Feed Priority is Automatic or Band Joint.
  • Page 64: Main Menu Settings

    Control Panel Main Menu Settings Main menu items are described in the following tables. For instructions on selecting or setting menu items, see “Main Menu Operations”. (→P.33) For details on menu levels and values, see “Menu Structure”. (→P.37) Setting Item Description, Instructions Paper Cutting This command is available only if a roll is loaded.
  • Page 65: Paper Menu

    Control Panel Paper Menu Setting Item Description, Instructions Cut Sheet Type (*1) Choose the type of sheets. (→P.132) Roll Media Type (*1) Choose the type of roll. (→P.105) Chk Remain.Roll Choose On to print a barcode at the end of a roll before you remove it. The printed barcode can be used in managing the amount of roll paper left.
  • Page 66: Paper Details

    Control Panel Paper Details Setting Item Description, Instructions (The type of paper is Roll DryingTime Specify the time to wait for the ink to dry for each sheet. displayed here.)(*1) Scan Wait Time Specify the time to wait for the ink to dry between each scan in bidirectional printing, in consideration of how quickly the ink dries.
  • Page 67 Control Panel Setting Item Description, Instructions (The type of paper is Cutting Mode Specify whether or not to cut with the standard round-bladed displayed here.)(*1) cutter. Choose Automatic to have the roll cut automatically after printing. If you choose Manual, the paper will not be cut after printing.
  • Page 68: Job Management

    Control Panel Job Management Setting Item Description, Instructions Job Queue Job List (Choose a print Delete Delete the current job or queued Ope. job) jobs. (→P.449) Priority Print the job rst after the current print job is nished. (→P.449) Com. BOX Job List (Choose a print Print...
  • Page 69: Gl2 Settings

    Control Panel GL2 Settings Setting Item Description, Instructions Color Mode Monochrome Print in monochrome. Color (CAD) 1 Print in standard colors. Color (CAD) 2 Print in brighter colors. Print Quality Choose the print quality. Input Resolution Choose the printer input resolution, 600dpi or 300dpi. Media Source Choose the media source for HP-GL/2 printing.
  • Page 70 Control Panel Setting Item Description, Instructions Auto Rotate If the long side of an original is shorter than the roll width, the original is automatically rotated 90 degrees to conserve paper. Similarly, if the long side of an original in landscape orientation is longer than the roll width and the short side is shorter than the roll width, the original is repositioned to t on the paper.
  • Page 71: Adjust Printer

    Advanced Adj. Choose this option when using paper other than genuine Canon paper or paper for which printing has been veried by Canon. Choose Yes to have the printer print and read a band adjustment test pattern for automatic adjustment of the feed amount. Note that this function takes more time and requires more ink than Standard Adj.
  • Page 72: Interface Setup

    Control Panel Interface Setup Setting Item Description, Instructions EOP Timer Specify the timeout period before cancellation of print jobs that cannot be received by the printer. TCP/IP IP Mode Choose whether the printer IP address is congured automatically or a static IP address is entered manually. Protocol DHCP Specify the protocol used to congure the IP address...
  • Page 73: System Setup

    Control Panel Maintenance Setting Item Description, Instructions Repl. maint cart When replacing the Maintenance Cartridge, choose Yes and follow the instructions on the screen. (→P.528) Replace P.head Not displayed during a warning message that the remaining Maintenance Cartridge capacity is low. When replacing the Printhead, choose Yes and follow the instructions on the screen.
  • Page 74 Control Panel Setting Item Description, Instructions Paper Size Basis Sht Selection 1 If sheet size detection is activated, choose whether ISO A3+ or 13"x19"(Super B) is applied when an intermediate size is detected. Sht Selection 2 If sheet size detection is activated, choose whether ISO B1 or 28"x40"...
  • Page 75 Control Panel Information Setting Item Description, Instructions System Info Version Firm Displays the printer rmware version. Boot Displays the version of the boot ROM. Displays the version of the MIT database format. Displays the printer’s serial number. Displays the MAC address of the printer. Displays the printer’s IP address.
  • Page 76: Ma�N Menu Sett�Ngs (Dur�Ng Pr�Nt�Ng)

    Control Panel Main Menu Settings (During Printing) Main menu items during printing are described in the following tables. For instructions on selecting or setting menu items, see “Main Menu Operations”. (→P.33) For details on menu levels and values, see “Menu Structure”. (→P.37) Setting Item Description, Instructions Menu Durng Prtng...
  • Page 77 Control Panel Information Setting Item Description, Instructions System Info Version Firm Displays the version of the printer and rmware. Boot Displays the version of the boot ROM. Displays the version of the MIT database format. Ext I/F Displays the name of interfaces compatible with the expansion slot.
  • Page 78: Job Mgmt Menu

    Control Panel Job Mgmt Menu Setting Item Description, Instructions Job Queue Job List (Choose a print Priority Print the job rst after the current Ope. job) print job is nished. (→P.449) Delete Delete the current job or queued jobs. (→P.449) Com.
  • Page 79: Submenu Display

    Control Panel Submenu Display Press the Information button to display this information, one after another: the Maintenance Cartridge capacity and remaining ink levels, paper information, and printer information. Each time you press the Information button, the following submenus are displayed. Note •...
  • Page 80: Printer Information

    Control Panel Printer information Displays the rmware version, serial number, MAC address, IP address, and interface information. GL2 Settings The following settings information is displayed on two screens: HP-GL/2 Color Mode, Print Quality, Input Resolution, Media Source, Conserve Paper, Line Cap, Smoothing, and Line Width, ThickenFineLines, and AdjustFaintLines.
  • Page 81: Status Print

    Press ▲ or ▼ to select Yes, and then press the OK button. Checking the information in the Status Print report The following information is included in the Status Print report. Canon imagePROGRAF iPFxxxx Status Print Printer model Firm Firmware Version...
  • Page 82 Control Panel HP-GL/2 Settings HP-GL/2 setting values. Color Mode Print Quality Input Resolution Media Source Conserve Paper Line Cap Smoothing Line Width Interface Setup Current network settings. EOP Timer Sets the elapsed time between receiving last data and canceling printing. TCP/IP Settings related to TCP/IP.
  • Page 83 Control Panel System Setup Warning Current warning and error settings. Buzzer Detect mismatch Keep Media Size Current paper-related settings. Sheet Selection 1 Sheet Selection 2 Noz. Check Freq. Nozzle-check settings. Sleep Timer General printer settings. Length Unit Time Zone Date Format Language Contrast Adj.
  • Page 84 Control Panel Network (RemoteUI) Current network settings used by RemoteUI. TCP/IP Frame Type Use DHCP Use BOOTP Use RARP Enable DNS Dynamic Update Use Zeroconf Function IP Address* Subnet Mask* Gateway Address* LPD Printing IPP Printing IPP Printer URI RAW Printing Raw Port Number Raw Mode Bi-direction FTP Printing...
  • Page 85 Control Panel Bindery PServer Values set when NetWare > Print Service > Bindery PServer is selected. File Server Name* Print Server Name* Print Server Password* Polling Interval RPrinter Values set when NetWare > Print Service > RPrinter is selected. Print Server Name* Printer Number* NDS PServer...
  • Page 86 Control Panel COUNTER Utilization status of the cutter, media, and other items (indicating how much they have been used). CUTTER MEDIA MEDIA1-7 NAME ROLL CUTSHEET AFTER INSTALLATION 72 Printer Parts Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 87: Optional Accessories

    Optional accessories Optional accessories Roll Holder Set A set of parts comprising the Roll Holder, Holder Stopper, 2-Inch Paper Core Attachment, and 3-Inch Paper Core Attachment. To load a roll with a 3-inch paper core, remove the 2-Inch Paper Core Attachment from the Holder Stopper and then attach the 3-Inch Paper Core Attachment on both the Roll Holder and Holder Stopper.
  • Page 88: Printer Specifications

    Printer Specications Printer Specications Specications Important • This information is subject to change as the printer is updated. • The following values may vary depending on the operating environment. Printer Power supply 100-120 V AC (50/60 Hz), 220-240 V AC (50/60 Hz) Power consumption During operation 140 W max.
  • Page 89 Printer Specications Interface Expansion Board Slots USB 2.0(*1) Format Internal port Mode Full-speed (12 Mbps), high-speed (480 Mbps) Connector Series B (4-pin) Ethernet Format Internal port Specication IEEE 802.3 10BASE-T, IEEE 802.3u 100BASE-TX /Auto-Negotiation, IEEE 802.3x Full Duplex Protocols IPX/SPX (Netware 4.2, 5.1, 6.0), SNMP, HTTP, TCP/IP, AppleTalk IEEE 1394 Format...
  • Page 90 Printer Specications Paper (*1) Paper width 203-917 mm (8-36.1 in) Maximum length Rolls 18 m (19.9 yd) per page Sheets 1.6 m (1.7 yd) Thickness Rolls 0.07-0.8 mm (0.0028-0.031 in) Sheets 0.07-0.8 mm (0.0028-0.031 in) Paper Size Roll width 36-in Roll (914 mm), ISO A0/A1 Roll (841 mm), 30-in Roll (762 mm), JIS B1/B2 Roll (728 mm), 24-in Roll (610 mm), ISO A1/A2 Roll (594 mm), JIS B2/B3 Roll (515 mm), 17-in Roll (432 mm), ISO A2/A3 Roll (420 mm), 16-in Roll (407 mm), 14-in Roll (356...
  • Page 91 Printer Specications Hard Disk Capacity on the hard disk to store image data 48 GB Print job storage capacity • Common mail box: 100 jobs • Personal boxes: 100 jobs Printer Parts 77 Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 92: Basic Environmental Performance

    Printer Specications Basic Environmental Performance Printer Power consumption Sleep mode 100-120 V: 5 W max. (10 W max. when an IEEE 1394 (FireWire) expansion board is installed.) 220-240 V: 6 W max. (11 W max. when an IEEE 1394 (FireWire) expansion board is installed.) 1 W max.
  • Page 93: Print Area

    Printer Specications Print Area A margin required by the printer is added with respect to the size of paper loaded in the printer. Except in borderless printing, the actual printing area corresponds to the paper size minus the space for this margin. Printable Area Recommended Print Area Top Edge...
  • Page 94: Basic Printing Workflow

    Printing procedure Basic Printing Workow Printing procedure Printing Options Using Rolls and Sheets The printer supports both rolls and sheets. This section introduces the main features of each, as well as the main printing methods available. Select rolls or sheets to suit your particular printing application. Note •...
  • Page 95: Sheet Printing

    Printing procedure Sheet printing Sheets refers to individual sheets of paper in regular sizes. Insert the sheet between the Platen and the Paper Retainer. • Enlarged/reduced printing You can freely adjust the size of originals by enlarging or reducing originals before printing. (→P.196) (→P.202) (→P.208)
  • Page 96: Loading And Printing On Rolls

    Printing procedure Loading and Printing on Rolls These are the basic steps for loading and printing on rolls. Follow the steps below to switch to a new roll or a roll of a different type or width before printing. Note •...
  • Page 97 Printing procedure Load the roll in the Roll Holder Slot. (→P.109) Load the roll in the printer. (→P.110) Select the paper type. (→P.105) Specify the paper length. (→P.106) Basic Printing Workow 83 Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 98 Printing procedure Complete settings in the printer driver for the type of paper and other details. • Specifying Paper in the Printer Driver (Windows) (→P.192) • Specifying Paper in the Printer Driver (Mac OS X) (→P.194) Important • Always specify the same type and size of paper in the printer menu and printer driver. If the type and size do not match, an error message may be displayed and printing may not be possible.
  • Page 99 Printing procedure Send the print job. • Printing from Windows (→P.89) • Printing from Mac OS X (→P.90) Start printing. Note • You can skip steps 6 and 7 if a barcode has been printed on the roll paper and you have activated automatic detection of the remaining roll.
  • Page 100: Loading And Printing On Sheets

    Printing procedure Loading and Printing on Sheets These are the basic steps for loading sheets and then printing. Follow the steps below to load and print on sheets. Turn the printer on. (→P.22) Remove any loaded paper that will not be used. •...
  • Page 101 Printing procedure Complete settings in the printer driver for the type and size of paper and other details. • Specifying Paper in the Printer Driver (Windows) (→P.192) • Specifying Paper in the Printer Driver (Mac OS X) (→P.194) Send the print job. •...
  • Page 102 Printing procedure Load the sheet. (→P.133) Note • If you will load a sheet before sending a print job, after you load the sheet, the printer automatically shows a menu for selection of the paper type on the Display Screen. Follow these steps. •...
  • Page 103: Printing From Windows

    Printing procedure Printing from Windows Print from the application software menu. Important • The Windows printer driver can be used in the following versions of Windows: • Windows 2000 (Professional or Server) • Windows XP (Home Edition or Professional) • Windows Server 2003 (Standard Edition) •...
  • Page 104: Printing From Mac Os X

    “Conguring the Destination for AppleTalk Network (Macintosh)”. (→P.433) Note • When registering the printer, choose USB if the printer is connected via USB, Canon FireWire(iPF) if connected via IEEE 1394, or AppleTalk, Canon IP(iPF), or Bonjour if connected via a network. •...
  • Page 105: Printing From The Application Software

    Printing procedure Printing from the application software In the application software, select Print from the File menu to display the dialog box for printing conditions. Note • This dialog box includes basic printing options and enables you to choose the printer, specify the range of pages, number of copies, and so on.
  • Page 106: Canceling Print Jobs

    Canceling print jobs Canceling print jobs Canceling Print Jobs from the Control Panel Hold down the Stop button for a second or more to cancel print jobs or ink drying in progress when the printer is online, ofine, or in Menu mode. Printer operation varies depending on the status when you hold down the Stop button for a second or more during printing.
  • Page 107: Canceling Print Jobs From Windows

    Canceling print jobs Canceling Print Jobs from Windows You can cancel print jobs in the printer window. Click the printer icon in the taskbar to display the printer window. Note • You can also display this window by double-clicking the printer icon in the Printers and Faxes (or Printers ) folder, accessible through the Windows start menu.
  • Page 108: Cancel�Ng Pr�Nt Jobs From Mac Os X

    Canceling print jobs Canceling Print Jobs from Mac OS X You can cancel print jobs in imagePROGRAF Printmonitor. Click the printer icon in the Dock to display the printer window. Click Stop Jobs to stop printing. In this window, you can cancel jobs sent to the printer. Note •...
  • Page 109 Canceling print jobs Select the print job to cancel and click the Cancel Job button to remove the print job. The job sent to the printer is canceled. Note • The print job is displayed on the imagePROGRAF Printmonitor window while the printer receives the print data from the computer.
  • Page 110: Handling Paper

    Note • The media types with "†" marked in the product name are those specied as genuine Canon media. For other media, please contact the respective media manufacturer after reading the instruction manuals supplied with the media. 96 Handling Paper...
  • Page 111: Viewing The Paper Reference Guide

    Paper Viewing the Paper Reference Guide You can access the Paper Reference Guide as follows. Follow the steps for your particular operating system. • Windows Double-click the iPFxxxx Support icon on the desktop. (Here, iPFxxxx represents the printer model.) The online support window is displayed. Select Paper Reference Guide.
  • Page 112 Paper • Mac OS X Click the iPF Support icon in the Dock. The online support window is displayed. Select Paper Reference Guide. The Paper Reference Guide is displayed. 98 Handling Paper Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 113: Updating Paper Information

    Paper Updating paper information You can update paper information in the Paper Reference Guide and on the printer by downloading the latest version of the Media Conguration Tool from the imagePROGRAF website. For information about the Media Conguration Tool, see the Media Conguration Tool Guide (Windows) or Media Conguration Tool Guide (Macintosh).
  • Page 114 On a Macintosh computer, you can also access the imagePROGRAF website from the Finder by selecting Applications > Canon Utilities > iPFxxxx Media Conguration Tool (here, iPFxxxx represents the printer model) > MCTxxxx to start the Media Conguration Tool and then clicking Extra Information.
  • Page 115: Paper Sizes

    Paper Paper Sizes Rolls Rolls that meet the following conditions are supported. • Outer diameter: up to 150 mm (6.0 in) • Inner diameter of paper core: 2 or 3 inches • Printing side out Roll Paper Width Settings in Printer Driver Borderless Printing (*1) Roll width 914.4 mm (36.00 in)
  • Page 116 Paper Sheets Sheets of the following sizes are supported. Paper Size Dimensions ISO A0 841.0 × 1189.0 mm (33.11 × 46.81 in) ISO A1 594.0 × 841.0 mm (23.39 × 33.11 in) ISO A2 420.0 × 594.0 mm (16.54 × 23.39 in) ISO A2+ 431.8 ×...
  • Page 117 Paper Paper Size Dimensions DIN C3 324.0 × 458.0 mm (12.76 × 18.03 in) DIN C4 229.0 × 324.0 mm (9.02 × 12.76 in) 20"x24" 508.0 × 609.6 mm (20.00 × 24.00 in) 18"x22" 457.2 × 558.8 mm (18.00 × 22.00 in) 14"x17"...
  • Page 118: Handling Rolls

    Handling rolls Handling rolls Selecting the Paper Source When advancing paper, press the Feeder Selection button and select the source. You can determine the selected source by checking which lamp is lit-either the Roll Media lamp (a) or the Cut Sheet lamp (b). •...
  • Page 119: Select�Ng The Paper Type (Roll)

    Handling rolls Selecting the Paper Type (Roll) When changing the type of paper after the paper has been advanced, specify the type of paper as follows. Important • For best printing results, the printer ne-tunes the feed amount for each type of paper. Be sure to select the type of paper to use correctly before printing.
  • Page 120: Spec�Fy�Ng The Paper Length (Roll)

    Handling rolls Specifying the Paper Length (Roll) When changing the length of paper after the paper has been advanced, specify the length as follows. Note • When you specify the roll length in the printer menu, Chk Remain.Roll must be set to On. If it is Off, the Roll Length Set menu is not shown.
  • Page 121: Loading Rolls On The Roll Holder

    Handling rolls Loading Rolls on the Roll Holder When printing on rolls, attach the Roll Holder to the roll. Attach the 2-inch or 3-inch paper core attachment to the roll holder, depending on the size of the paper core of the roll you will use.
  • Page 122 Handling rolls With the edge of the roll paper facing back as shown, set the roll with the Roll Holder from the right. Insert the roll rmly until it touches the ange (a) of the Roll Holder. Important • When loading a roll, be careful to avoid hitting the printer hard with the roll. This may damage the Roll Holder.
  • Page 123: Loading Rolls In The Roll Holder Slot

    Handling rolls Loading Rolls in the Roll Holder Slot Once a roll is in the Roll Holder, follow these steps to load the roll in the Roll Holder Slot. Holding the Roll Holder so that the side with the white gear faces the side of the Roll Holder Slot with a white gear, load the Roll Holder shaft (a) into the grooves (b) on both ends of the Roll Holder Slot.
  • Page 124: Loading The Roll In The Printer

    Handling rolls Loading the Roll in the Printer Follow these steps to load rolls in the printer. Note • Remove any loaded paper that will not be used. • Roll (→P.113) (→P.114) • Sheet (→P.137) • If the Platen is dirty, clean inside the Top Cover. (→P.538) Push the Release Lever back and pull out the roll paper evenly on both ends.
  • Page 125 Handling rolls Open the Top Cover. Important • Do not touch the Linear Scale (a) or Carriage Shaft (b). Pull the roll edge gently and align it with the Paper Alignment Line (a). Lower the Release Lever toward the front. Important •...
  • Page 126 Handling rolls Close the Top Cover. After you load a roll, the printer automatically shows a menu for selection of the paper type on the Display Screen. At this point, specify the paper type. (→P.105) 112 Handling Paper Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 127: Removing The Roll From The Printer

    Handling rolls Removing the Roll from the Printer Remove rolls from the printer as follows. Note • If you need to cut a printed roll, select Paper Cutting in the printer menu and cut the roll at the desired position. (→P.122) •...
  • Page 128: Removing Rolls From The Roll Holder Slot

    Handling rolls Removing Rolls From the Roll Holder Slot Remove rolls from the Roll Holder Slot as follows. Make sure the roll is away from the Paper Feed Slot, and then remove the Roll Holder from the Roll Holder Slot. Removing a Roll from the Roll Holder Lift the Holder Stopper lever (a) from the shaft side to unlock it.
  • Page 129: Clearing Jammed Roll Paper

    Handling rolls Clearing Jammed Roll Paper If roll paper jams, follow the steps below to remove jams. Turn the printer off. (→P.22) Open the Top Cover. If the Carriage is out, move the Carriage to separate it from the paper. Important •...
  • Page 130 Handling rolls Holding the paper on both sides, pull the jammed portion out toward the front. Use a scissors to cut away the printed or wrinkled portion. Caution • When cutting paper, be careful to avoid injury and damaging the printer. If the Carriage is on the left, move the Carriage to the right until it stops.
  • Page 131 Handling rolls Close the Top Cover. Turn the printer on. (→P.22) The roll is now advanced. After it is nished being advanced, you can resume printing. Note • You can ensure that the edge is cut neatly by following the steps below. Press the Online button to bring the printer ofine.
  • Page 132: Feeding Roll Paper Manually

    Handling rolls Feeding Roll Paper Manually You can bring the printer ofine by pressing the Online button. When the printer is ofine and roll paper is selected as the paper source, you can feed or retract the roll paper by pressing ▲ or ▼. Press ▲...
  • Page 133: Detection Of The Remaining Roll Paper

    Handling rolls Detection of the Remaining Roll Paper If you have activated automatic detection of the remaining roll paper, when the roll is ejected, a barcode with text is printed on the roll paper that identies the type of paper and amount left. If this function is activated and barcodes are printed on the roll paper, the type of paper and amount left are automatically detected when you load a roll.
  • Page 134: Specifying The Ink Drying Time For Rolls

    Handling rolls Specifying the Ink Drying Time for Rolls When you are using paper that takes longer for ink to adhere, if the Cutter touches printed surfaces that are still wet, it may damage the paper or cause rough cut edges. Also, ink may be transferred onto the paper surface during ejection, soiling it.
  • Page 135: Mac Os X

    Handling rolls Mac OS X Choose Print in the application menu. Select the Main pane and click Settings in Media Type. In the Paper Detailed Settings dialog box displayed next, select the desired settings values in Between Pages and Between Scans in Drying Time, and then click OK.
  • Page 136: Specifying The Cutting Method For Rolls

    Handling rolls Specifying the Cutting Method for Rolls How a roll is cut after ejection varies depending on the printer settings. Cutting Method Menu Settings Driver Setting Automatic The roll is automatically cut by the Cutter Cutting Automatic Auto Cut Unit following printer driver settings.
  • Page 137: Eject (Waiting For Ink To Dry After Printing)

    Handling rolls Eject (waiting for ink to dry after printing) Press the Menu button to display MAIN MENU. Press ▲ or ▼ to select Paper Details, and then press the ► button. Press ▲ or ▼ to select the type of paper, and then press the ► button. Press ▲...
  • Page 138 Handling rolls Manual (when using media that cannot be cut using the Cutter Unit ) Press the Menu button to display MAIN MENU. Press ▲ or ▼ to select Paper Details, and then press the ► button. Press ▲ or ▼ to select the type of paper, and then press the ► button. Press ▲...
  • Page 139 Handling rolls Press the Online button. The roll is rewound, and rewinding stops automatically. Paper Cutting (to have the roll cut at your specied position) If the printer stops operating after printing, press the Online button. The printer goes ofine. Press ▲...
  • Page 140: Cutting The Leading Edge Of Roll Paper Automatically

    Handling rolls Cutting the Leading Edge of Roll Paper Automatically If the leading edge of a roll is crooked or warped, it may cause an error message or printing problems. In this case, set Trim Edge First to Automatic or On on the Control Panel to have the printer cut the leading edge to make the edge straight after you load a roll.
  • Page 141: Reducing Dust From Cutting Rolls

    Handling rolls Reducing Dust from Cutting Rolls The printer is equipped with a function to reduce cutting dust for media such as Backlit Film that are more likely to generate debris when cut. This may improve printing quality and help prevent Printhead damage. You can set up this function to be activated for some types of paper.
  • Page 142: Roll Holder Set

    Handling rolls Roll Holder Set A set of parts comprising the Roll Holder, Holder Stopper, 2-Inch Paper Core Attachment, and 3-Inch Paper Core Attachment. To load a roll with a 3-inch paper core, remove the 2-Inch Paper Core Attachment from the Holder Stopper and then attach the 3-Inch Paper Core Attachment on both the Roll Holder and Holder Stopper.
  • Page 143: Attaching Accessories To The Roll Holder

    Handling rolls Attaching Accessories to the Roll Holder The following attachments are provided with the Roll Holder. Use the attachment that matches the size of the paper core of the roll you will use. The printer is delivered with the 2-Inch Paper Core Attachment on the Roll Holder.
  • Page 144: Installing The 2-Inch Paper Core Attachment

    Handling rolls Installing the 2-Inch Paper Core Attachment When loading a roll with a 2-inch paper core, remove the 3-Inch Paper Core Attachment from both the Roll Holder and Holder Stopper and then attach the 2-Inch Paper Core Attachment on the Holder Stopper. Push the tips (a) of 3-Inch Paper Core Attachment #1 in and remove the 3-Inch Paper Core Attachment from the Roll Holder.
  • Page 145: Handling Sheets

    Handling sheets Handling sheets Selecting the Paper Source When advancing paper, press the Feeder Selection button and select the source. You can determine the selected source by checking which lamp is lit-either the Roll Media lamp (a) or the Cut Sheet lamp (b). •...
  • Page 146: Select�Ng The Paper Type (Sheet)

    Handling sheets Selecting the Paper Type (Sheet) When changing the type of paper after the paper has been advanced, specify the type of paper as follows. Note • After you load the sheet, the printer automatically shows a menu for selection of the paper type on the Display Screen.
  • Page 147: Loading The Sheet In The Printer

    Handling sheets Loading the Sheet in the Printer Note • For details on supported types and sizes of the paper, see “Paper Sizes” or the Paper Reference Guide. (→P.101) (→P.96) • Remove any loaded paper that will not be used. •...
  • Page 148 Handling sheets Open the Top Cover and push the Release Lever back. Important • Do not touch the Linear Scale (a) or Carriage Shaft (b). With a sheet lengthwise and printing-side up, insert it between the Platen (a) and the Paper Retainer (b).
  • Page 149 Handling sheets Important • Load a sheet so that it is parallel to the Paper Alignment Line (d). Loading paper askew will cause an error. • Warped paper may rub against the Printhead. Straighten paper if it is warped before loading it. •...
  • Page 150: Manually Loading Paper To The Position For Printing

    Handling sheets Manually Loading Paper to the Position for Printing You will need to advance the paper manually to the starting position for printing after selecting the type of paper in the Control Panel menu when rolls or sheets are loaded in the following cases, which require a different paper feeding method than usual.
  • Page 151: Removing The Sheet

    Handling sheets Removing the Sheet Press the Load/Eject button. Note • Paper cannot be ejected by using the Load/Eject button when print jobs are in progress or during the ink drying period. Before ejecting paper, press the Stop button to cancel printing, print job processing, or ink drying.
  • Page 152: Clearing A Jammed Sheet

    Handling sheets Clearing a Jammed Sheet If a sheet jams, follow the steps below to remove it. Turn the printer off. (→P.22) Open the Top Cover. If the Carriage is out, move the Carriage to separate it from the paper. Important •...
  • Page 153 Handling sheets If the paper is visible, grasp the paper and pull it forward. If you cannot see the paper, remove the scrap from behind the printer. After removing the paper, make sure there are no other scraps of paper in the printer. If the Carriage is on the left, move the Carriage to the right until it stops.
  • Page 154: Output Stacker

    Output Stacker Output Stacker Using the Output Stacker The Output Stacker can be held at two positions, as shown. • When storing printed documents on the Output Stacker Use position (1). • When the Output Stacker is not used Use position (2). Important •...
  • Page 155 Output Stacker Use the Output Stacker in the normal position (a). However, for some types of media, you can use the stacker in the position for easy removal (b). To switch the stacker to the position for easy removal, move the Support Rod to the position of (b). This position enables printed documents to be removed more easily.
  • Page 156: Working With Various Print Jobs

    Printing Photos and Images Working With Various Print Jobs Printing Photos and Images Printing Photos and Images (Windows) Printing is easy when you simply choose the print target. Easy Settings Simply choose the printing application in the list for optimal printing results. Print Target Choose presets that match the type of document to be printed.
  • Page 157 Printing Photos and Images Caution • Depending on the Media Type setting, some Print Target options may not be available. Note • You can check the settings values for each print target by clicking View Settings. • You can also ne-tune these values as needed. ( Advanced Settings ) For details on Advanced Settings, see “Giving Priority to Particular Graphic Elements and Colors for Printing”.
  • Page 158: Pr�Nt�Ng Photos And Images (W�Ndows, Mac Os X)

    Printing Photos and Images Printing Photos and Images (Windows, Mac OS X) Printing is easy when you simply choose the print target. Easy Settings Simply choose the printing application in the list for optimal printing results. Print Target Choose presets that match the type of document to be printed. Print targets for photos and images Print Target Description...
  • Page 159 Printing Photos and Images Note • You can check the settings values for each print target by clicking View Settings. • You can also ne-tune these values as needed. ( Advanced Settings ) For details on Advanced Settings, see “Giving Priority to Particular Graphic Elements and Colors for Printing”.
  • Page 160: Pr�Nt�Ng Photos And Images (W�Ndows)

    Printing Photos and Images Printing Photos and Images (Windows) This topic describes how to print photos based on the following example. • Document: Photo image from a digital camera • Page size: 10×12 inches (254.0×304.8 mm) • Paper: Roll • Paper type: Glossy Photo Paper •...
  • Page 161 Printing Photos and Images Click the Page Setup tab to display the Page Setup sheet. In the Page Size list, click the size of the original as specied in the application. In this case, click 10"x12". Click Roll Paper in the Paper Source list.
  • Page 162: Pr�Nt�Ng Photos And Images (Mac Os X)

    Printing Photos and Images Printing Photos and Images (Mac OS X) This topic describes how to print photos based on the following example. • Document: Photo image from a digital camera • Page Size: 10×12 inches (254.0×304.8 mm) • Paper: Roll •...
  • Page 163 Printing Photos and Images In the Media Type list, select the type of paper that is loaded. In this case, click Glossy Photo Paper. Make sure the paper you select is loaded in the printer. Note • The paper type setting in the printer driver and related software (as well as on the Control Panel ) is updated when you install the Media Conguration Tool from the User Software CD-ROM or if you change paper information by using the Media Conguration Tool.
  • Page 164 Printing Photos and Images Make sure the width of the loaded roll is displayed in the Roll Paper Width list in this case, 10 in. (254.0mm). Note • If the width of the loaded roll is not displayed in Roll Paper Width, click Printer Information on the Main pane and update the printer information.
  • Page 165: Printing Cad Drawings

    Printing CAD Drawings Printing CAD Drawings Printing CAD Drawings Using this printer, you can print ne lines and text clearly and sharply. It’s easy to produce highly precise drawings from CAD applications. Note • In Windows, you can print highly precise drawings using the provided imagePROGRAF HDI Driver for AutoCAD/AutoCAD LT.
  • Page 166: Pr�Nt�Ng L�Ne Draw�Ngs And Text (W�Ndows)

    Printing CAD Drawings Printing Line Drawings and Text (Windows) Printing is easy when you simply choose the type of original to print. Easy Settings Simply choose the printing application in the list for optimal printing results. Print Target Choose presets that match the type of document to be printed. Print targets for line drawings and text Print Target Description...
  • Page 167: Pr�Nt�Ng L�Ne Draw�Ngs And Text (W�Ndows, Mac Os X)

    Printing CAD Drawings Printing Line Drawings and Text (Windows, Mac OS X) Printing is easy when you simply choose the type of original to print. Easy Settings Simply choose the printing application in the list for optimal printing results. Print Target Choose presets that match the type of document to be printed.
  • Page 168: Pr�Nt�Ng L�Ne Draw�Ngs And Text (W�Ndows)

    Printing CAD Drawings Printing Line Drawings and Text (Windows) This topic describes how to print line drawings based on the following example. • Document: CAD drawing • Page size: A3 (297.0 × 420.0 mm [11.7 × 16.5 in]) • Paper: Roll •...
  • Page 169 Printing CAD Drawings Page Size, click the size of the original as specied in the application software. In this case, click ISO A3. Click Roll Paper in the Paper Source list. Select the width of the loaded roll in the Roll Paper Width list-in this case, ISO A2/A3 Roll (420.0mm).
  • Page 170: Pr�Nt�Ng L�Ne Draw�Ngs And Text (Mac Os X)

    Printing CAD Drawings Printing Line Drawings and Text (Mac OS X) This topic describes how to print line drawings based on the following example. • Document: CAD drawing • Page size: A3 (297.0 × 420.0 mm [11.7 × 16.5 in]) •...
  • Page 171 Printing CAD Drawings Access the Page Setup pane. Click Roll Paper in the Media Source list. Make sure the width of the loaded roll is displayed in the Roll Paper Width list-in this case, ISO A2/A3 (420.0mm). Note • If the width of the loaded roll is not displayed in Roll Paper Width, click Printer Information on the Main pane and update the printer information.
  • Page 172 Printing CAD Drawings Make sure Page Size on the Page Setup pane shows the original size as specied in Paper Size in the Page Attributes dialog box-in this case, ISO A3. Specify additional printing conditions. For details on available printing conditions, see “Printer Driver Settings (Mac OS X)”. (→P.379) Conrm the print settings, and then click Print to start printing.
  • Page 173: Specifying Colors And Printing Cad Drawings

    Print in standard colors. Color (CAD) 2 Print in brighter colors. Color (CAD) 3 Print emulating the Canon BJ-W3000/W3050, in colors resembling colors produced by these printers. Color (CAD) 4 Print emulating the HP Designjet 500/800, in colors resembling colors produced by these printers.
  • Page 174: Spec�Fy�Ng Colors And Pr�Nt�Ng Cad Draw�Ngs (W�Ndows)

    Printing CAD Drawings Specifying Colors and Printing CAD Drawings (Windows) You can complete color settings when Color (CAD) is selected in Color Mode. Note • Color (CAD) is displayed when you select Advanced Settings on the Main sheet and set Print Priority to Line Drawing/Text.
  • Page 175 Printing CAD Drawings Select the desired color settings in the Color Compatibility list. Note • For details on color settings, see “Specifying Colors and Printing CAD Drawings”. (→P.159) For printing instructions, refer to the following topic. • Choosing the Document Type and Printing Conditions (Windows) (→P.183) Working With Various Print Jobs 161 Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 176: Hp-Gl/2 Pr�Nt�Ng

    Printing CAD Drawings HP-GL/2 Printing This printer supports the original Canon GARO printer control language as well as HP-GL/2 and HP RTL(*1) emulation.(*2) When printing from applications that support HP-GL/2 output, specify HP-GL/2 in the application’s plotter output settings. Note •...
  • Page 177: Printing Office Documents

    Printing Ofce Documents Printing Ofce Documents Printing Ofce Documents Printing is easy when you simply choose the type of original to print. Easy Settings Simply choose the printing application in the list for optimal printing results. Print Target Choose presets that match the type of document to be printed. Print targets for ofce documents Print Target Description...
  • Page 178: Printing Office Documents (Windows)

    Printing Ofce Documents Printing Ofce Documents (Windows) This topic describes how to print ofce documents based on the following example. • Document: Ofce document created using word-processing software or spreadsheet programs • Page size: A4 (210.0×297.0 mm)/Letter (8.3 × 11.7 in) •...
  • Page 179 Printing Ofce Documents In the Page Size list, click the size of the original as specied in the application. In this case, click ISO A4 or Letter (8.5"x11"). Select sheets in the Paper Source list. Specify additional printing conditions. For details on available printing conditions, see “Printer Driver Settings (Windows)”. (→P.333) Conrm the print settings and print as desired.
  • Page 180: Printing Office Documents (Mac Os X)

    Printing Ofce Documents Printing Ofce Documents (Mac OS X) This topic describes how to print ofce documents based on the following example. • Document: Ofce document created using word-processing or spreadsheet programs • Page size: A4 (210.0×297.0 mm [8.3×11.7 in])/Letter •...
  • Page 181 Printing Ofce Documents Access the Page Setup pane. Select sheets in the Media Source list. Make sure the Page Size setting matches the original size as selected in Paper Size in the Page Attributes dialog box-in this case, ISO A4. Specify additional printing conditions.
  • Page 182: Using The Printer With A Color Imagerunner

    Using the Printer With a Color imageRUNNER Using the Printer With a Color imageRUNNER Printing Enlargements of Scanned Originals from a Color imageRUNNER Scanned originals from a Color imageRUNNER can be enlarged and printed automatically. For instructions on printing enlargements of scanned originals from a Color imageRUNNER, refer to the following topic.
  • Page 183 Using the Printer With a Color imageRUNNER Click the Utility tab to display the Utility sheet. Click Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy to start the Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy utility. Use the Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy utility to register or modify hot folders. For instructions on registering and modifying hot folders, refer to the help le for the Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy utility.
  • Page 184: Pr�Nt�Ng Enlargements Of Scanned Or�G�Nals From A Color �Magerunner (Mac Os X)

    Follow these steps to register and modify hot folders. To display the Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy dialog box, either double-click the Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy.app icon after navigating to Canon Utilities - imagePROGRAF in the Applications folder or click Set in the Utility pane.
  • Page 185 Using the Printer With a Color imageRUNNER Completing the scanning settings on the Color imageRUNNER. Congure the Color imageRUNNER to send scanned originals to the hot folder. It is easy to send scanned originals to the hot folder if you assign the scanning settings and destination to a Favorites button on the Color imageRUNNER.
  • Page 186: Enhanced Printing Options

    Adjusting Images Enhanced Printing Options Adjusting Images Adjusting the Color in the Printer Driver Color settings specied in the application for your documents are essentially given priority over other settings for each print job, but further color adjustment is possible in the printer driver. Color Mode Choose how the printer driver processes color, as desired.
  • Page 187 Adjusting Images Matching You can choose the color-matching mode and method. By adjusting the color-matching mode and method, you can make printed colors match the colors of on-screen images more closely. Matching Mode Description Notes Driver Matching Color adjustment based on the original color This is the default color-matching Mode prole of the printer driver...
  • Page 188: F�Ne-Tun�Ng Colors Of Photos And Images (W�Ndows)

    Adjusting Images Fine-Tuning Colors of Photos and Images (Windows) You can specify your own print settings instead of using the Print Target presets. This topic describes how to ne-tune the color tone of photos before printing. Choose Print in the application menu. Select the printer in the dialog box, and then display the printer driver dialog box.
  • Page 189 Adjusting Images Click Color Settings to display the Color Settings dialog box. On the Color Adjustment sheet, adjust the color tones, brightness, and so on as desired. Adjustment Item Description Cyan Fine-tune color tones by adjusting the levels of Cyan, Magenta, and Yellow. Magenta Yellow Gray Tone...
  • Page 190 Adjusting Images Conrm the settings of Page Size, Paper Source, and so on. Conrm the print settings and print as desired. Note • For tips on conrming print settings, see “Conrming Print Settings (Windows)”. (→P.337) 176 Enhanced Printing Options Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 191: F�Ne-Tun�Ng Colors Of Photos And Images (Mac Os X)

    Adjusting Images Fine-Tuning Colors of Photos and Images (Mac OS X) You can specify your own print settings instead of using the Print Target presets. This topic describes how to ne-tune the color tone of photos before printing. Choose Page Setup in the application menu to display the Page Attributes dialog box. Select the printer in the Format for list.
  • Page 192 Adjusting Images Click Advanced Settings to switch the print mode. Click Color in the Color Mode list. Click Set to display the Color Settings dialog box. 178 Enhanced Printing Options Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 193 Adjusting Images On the Color Adjustment pane, adjust the color tones, brightness, and so on as desired. Adjustment Item Description Cyan Fine-tune color tones by adjusting the levels of Cyan, Magenta, and Yellow. Magenta Yellow Gray Tone Adjust th