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MX520 series

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Useful Functions Available on the Machine
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  • Page 1: Online Manual

    MX520 series Online Manual Read Me First Useful Functions Available on the Machine Overview of the Machine English...
  • Page 2: Read Me First

    In addition, Canon may suspend or stop the disclosure of this guide due to unavoidable reasons. Canon shall not be liable for any damage suffered by customers as a result of changes in or deletion of information in this guide, or suspension/stoppage of disclosure of this guide.
  • Page 3 Symbols Used in This Document Warning Instructions that, if ignored, could result in death or serious personal injury caused by incorrect operation of the equipment. These must be observed for safe operation. Caution Instructions that, if ignored, could result in personal injury or material damage caused by incorrect operation of the equipment.
  • Page 4: Trademarks And Licenses

    Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries. • Bluetooth is a trademark of Bluetooth SIG, Inc., U.S.A. and licensed to Canon Inc. • All other company names and products mentioned herein may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.
  • Page 5: Search Tips

    Search Tips You can search for target pages by entering keywords in the search window. Important When performing a search by entering the product's model name, enter only the first two digits of the number in the model name. Example: When searching for MX452 Enter "MX45"...
  • Page 6 • Searching for Application Functions You can find target pages easily by entering your application's name and a keyword for the function you want to learn about. Example: When you want to learn how to print collages with My Image Garden Enter "My Image Garden collage"...
  • Page 7 Window Used in Operation Explanation In this guide, most of the operations are described based on the windows displayed when Mac OS X v10.7 is used.
  • Page 8 Overview of the Machine Main Components and Basic Operations Main Components About the Power Supply of the Machine LCD and Operation Panel Entering Numbers, Letters, and Symbols Loading Paper / Originals Loading Paper Loading Originals Inserting the USB Flash Drive Replacing a FINE Cartridge Replacing a FINE Cartridge Checking the Ink Status...
  • Page 9 Maintenance When Printing Becomes Faint or Colors Are Incorrect Performing Maintenance from a Computer Cleaning the Machine...
  • Page 10 Changing the Machine Settings Changing Machine Settings from Your Computer Changing the Machine Settings on the LCD...
  • Page 11 Changing Machine Settings from Your Computer Checking the Ink Status from Your Computer Registering a Changed Printing Profile Setting the Ink Cartridge to be Used Managing the Machine Power Reducing the Machine Noise Changing the Machine Operation Mode...
  • Page 12 Changing the Machine Settings on the LCD Changing the Machine Settings on the LCD FAX settings Print settings LAN settings Device user settings Mobile phone print settings Bluetooth settings PictBridge print settings Language selection Firmware update Reset setting About ECO settings About Quiet setting...
  • Page 13 Information about Network Connection Useful Information about Network Connection...
  • Page 14: Useful Functions Available On The Machine

    Useful Functions Available on the Machine The following useful functions are available on the machine. Enjoy even more pleasant photography experience by utilizing various functions. Print Photos Easily Download Content Materials Upload Scanned Images to the Web Print Online Items Easily Print Easily from a Smartphone Print with Google Cloud Print Print Directly from iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch...
  • Page 15 PREMIUM Contents can be downloaded easily via My Image Garden. Downloaded PREMIUM Contents can be printed directly with My Image Garden. To print downloaded PREMIUM Contents, make sure that genuine Canon ink tanks/ink cartridges are installed for all colors on a supported printer.
  • Page 16 (such as Picasa Web Albums) while checking them in the printer screen. • Web Template Form Print Canon offers various template forms including seasonal stationery and calendars on the web. You can download and print the template forms you want anytime, as much as you need, by operating the machine only.
  • Page 17 Refer to "Printing with Google Cloud Print" for details. Print Directly from iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch with Apple AirPrint The machine is compatible with the AirPrint function of Apple iOS devices. You can directly print e-mails, photos, web pages, etc. from iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch to the machine over wireless LAN.
  • Page 18: Online Storage Integration Function

    Online Storage Integration Function The machine can integrate with online storage services such as Evernote. Integration with Online Notetaking Service "Evernote" If an Evernote client application is installed on your computer, you can import scanned images into the application and upload them to the Evernote server. The uploaded images can be browsed from other computers, smartphones, etc.
  • Page 19: Printing From Airprint Compliant Device

    Printing from AirPrint Compliant Device This document explains how to use AirPrint to print wirelessly from your iPad, iPhone and iPod touch to a Canon printer. AirPrint enables you to print photos, email, Web pages and documents from your Apple device directly to your printer without installing a driver.
  • Page 20 From the menu options, tap Print. From Printer Options, select the model that you are using. Important Because some application software does not support AirPrint, Printer Options may not be displayed. If an application software does not let you use printer options, you cannot print from that application software.
  • Page 21 Range: The page range can be used only with specific application software and file types (such as PDF files). For 1 Copy, click + or - to set the number of required copies. For Duplex Printing, click On to enable duplex printing or click Off to disable the function.
  • Page 22 • From an Apple device: Press the Home button on the Apple device twice. Tap the Print icon and display the print job list. Tap the print job to be canceled, and then tap Cancel Print. AirPrint Troubleshooting If the document does not print, check the following: Check that the machine power is on.
  • Page 23 Overview of the Machine Main Components and Basic Operations Main Components About the Power Supply of the Machine LCD and Operation Panel Entering Numbers, Letters, and Symbols Loading Paper / Originals Loading Paper Loading Originals Inserting the USB Flash Drive Replacing a FINE Cartridge Replacing a FINE Cartridge Checking the Ink Status...
  • Page 24: Main Components And Basic Operations

    Main Components and Basic Operations Main Components About the Power Supply of the Machine LCD and Operation Panel Entering Numbers, Letters, and Symbols...
  • Page 25: Main Components

    Main Components Front View Rear View Inside View Operation Panel...
  • Page 26: Front View

    Front View operation panel Use to change the settings of the machine or to operate it. Operation Panel ADF (Auto Document Feeder) Load a document to copy, scan, or fax. The documents loaded in the document tray are scanned automatically one sheet at a time. Loading Documents in the ADF (Auto Document Feeder) document feeder cover Open when clearing jammed documents.
  • Page 27 (10) paper guides Slide to align with both sides of the paper stack. (11) front tray Load various sizes or types of paper which you can use on the machine. Two or more sheets of the same size and type of paper can be loaded at the same time, and fed automatically one sheet at a time.
  • Page 28: Rear View

    Rear View transport unit Open to remove jammed paper. power cord connector Plug in the supplied power cord. telephone line jack Connect the telephone line. external device jack Connect an external device such as telephone or answering machine. wired LAN connector Plug in the LAN cable to connect the machine to a LAN.
  • Page 29: Inside View

    Inside View ink cartridge lock lever Locks the FINE cartridge into place. FINE cartridge (ink cartridges) A replaceable cartridge that integrates print head and ink tank. FINE cartridge holder Install the FINE cartridge. The color FINE cartridge should be installed into the left slot and the black FINE cartridge should be installed into the right slot.
  • Page 30: Operation Panel

    Operation Panel * All buttons and lamps on the operation panel are shown lit in the illustration below for explanatory purposes. Displaying select/set buttons Displaying Numeric buttons Note Buttons available depending on the operation will be displayed on the operation panel. When specifying the number of copies for photo printing or coping, or selecting options in the print settings screen, the select/set buttons will be displayed as shown in (A).
  • Page 31 Displays the list of numbers dialed with the Numeric buttons to redial the selected number. You can also use this button to enter pause time between or after numbers when dialing for example international calls. Stop button Cancels operation when print, copy, scan, or fax transmission/reception job is in progress. Alarm lamp Lights or flashes orange when an error occurs, such as paper-out or ink-out.
  • Page 32 Device user settings...
  • Page 33: About The Power Supply Of The Machine

    About the Power Supply of the Machine Confirming that the Power Is On Turning the Machine On and Off Notice for the Power Plug/Power Cord Notice for Unplugging the Power Cord...
  • Page 34: Confirming That The Power Is On

    Confirming that the Power Is On The lamp on the mode button or MENU button is lit blue when the machine is turned on. Even if the LCD is off, if any lamp on these buttons is lit, the machine is on. Note It may take a while for the machine to start printing immediately after you turn on the machine.
  • Page 35: Turning The Machine On And Off

    Turning the Machine On and Off Turning on the machine Press the ON button to turn on the machine. The lamp on the COPY button flashes and then remains lit blue. Confirming that the Power Is On Note It may take a while for the machine to start printing immediately after you turn on the machine. If the Alarm lamp lights up or flashes orange and an error message is displayed on the LCD, see A Message Is Displayed.
  • Page 36 When you unplug the power cord after turning off the machine, be sure to confirm that all the lamps on the operation panel are off. Notice for Unplugging the Power Cord Note The machine cannot send or receive faxes when the power is turned off. The power cannot be turned off while the machine is sending or receiving a fax, or when unsent faxes are stored in the machine's memory.
  • Page 37 Notice for the Power Plug/Power Cord Check the power plug/power cord once a month to confirm that it does not have anything unusual described below. The power plug/power cord is hot. The power plug/power cord is rusty. The power plug/power cord is bent. The power plug/power cord is worn.
  • Page 38: Notice For Unplugging The Power Cord

    Notice for Unplugging the Power Cord To unplug the power cord, follow the procedure below. Important When you unplug the power cord, press the ON button, then confirm that all the lamps on the operation panel are off. Unplugging the power cord before all the lamps on the operation panel are turned off may cause drying or clogging of the print head and print quality may be reduced.
  • Page 39: Lcd And Operation Panel

    LCD and Operation Panel You can use the machine to make copies, send/receive faxes, scan originals, or print photos on a USB flash drive without a computer. You can also make good use of the various functions of the machine using the menu screen and the settings screen on the LCD.
  • Page 40 Press the center Function button. The Receive mode settings screen will appear. Press the right Function button to select TX image qlty. The TX image quality settings screen will appear.
  • Page 41 Entering Numbers, Letters, and Symbols The machine allows you to enter characters using the Numeric buttons when entering information, such as unit name, a recipient's name for coded speed dial, etc. Switching the Input Mode The machine has three input modes: lowercase mode, uppercase mode, and numeric mode. You can use the Numeric buttons to enter characters in each input mode.
  • Page 42 Press the right Function button to select Space. A space can be inserted after and between characters. To insert a character Move the cursor under the character to the right of the insertion position, then enter the character. The character on the cursor will move to the right and the new character will be inserted. To delete a character Press the center Function button to select the deletion.
  • Page 43 Loading Paper / Originals Loading Paper Loading Originals Inserting the USB Flash Drive...
  • Page 44: Loading Paper

    Loading Paper Loading Plain Paper / Photo Paper Loading Envelopes Media Types You Can Use Media Types You Cannot Use Printing Area...
  • Page 45 If you cut plain paper into small size such as 4" x 6" (10 x 15 cm) or 5" x 7" (13 x 18 cm) to perform trial print, it can cause paper jams. Note We recommend Canon genuine photo paper for printing photos. For details on the Canon genuine paper, see Media Types You Can Use.
  • Page 46 Load the paper in the center of the front tray WITH THE PRINT SIDE FACING DOWN. Push the paper stack all the way to the back of the front tray. Slide the right paper guide to align the paper guides with both sides of the paper stack.
  • Page 47 Open the output tray extension. Open the paper output tray. Open the paper output tray gently, and extend the paper output support. Important Be sure to open the paper output tray when printing. If not open, the machine cannot start printing.
  • Page 48: Loading Envelopes

    Loading Envelopes You can load European DL and US #10 envelopes. The address is automatically rotated and printed according to the envelope's direction by specifying with the printer driver properly. Important Printing of envelopes from the operation panel or from a digital camera is not supported. Do not use the following envelopes.
  • Page 49 Use the right paper guide to slide both paper guides all the way out. Load the envelopes in the center of the front tray WITH THE ADDRESS SIDE FACING DOWN. The folded flap of the envelope will be faced up on the left side. Rear side Address side Push the envelopes all the way to the back of the front tray.
  • Page 50 Note Do not overload envelopes by stacking until the top of the stack touches the paper guides. Open the output tray extension. Open the paper output tray. Open the paper output tray gently, and extend the paper output support. Important Be sure to open the paper output tray when printing.
  • Page 51: Media Types You Can Use

    Media Types You Can Use Choose paper suitable for printing, for the best print results. Canon provides you various types of paper to enhance the fun of printing, such as stickers as well as papers for photo or document. We recommend the use of Canon genuine paper for printing your important photos.
  • Page 52: Paper Weight

    17 to 28 lb (64 to 105 g /m ) (except for Canon genuine paper) Do not use heavier or lighter paper (except for Canon genuine paper), as it could jam in the machine. Notes on Storing Paper Take out only the necessary number of paper from the package, just before printing.
  • Page 53: Paper Load Limit

    Plain Paper (including recycled paper) Envelopes 5 envelopes Canon Genuine Papers Note We recommend that you remove the previously printed sheet from the paper output tray before continuously printing to avoid blurs and discoloration (except for High Resolution Paper <HR-101N>).
  • Page 54 *3 When loading paper in stacks, the print side may become marked as it is fed or paper may not feed properly. In this case, load one sheet at a time.
  • Page 55: Media Type Settings On The Operation Panel

    Media Type Settings on the Operation Panel Commercially Available Papers Media Name Settings in Type Plain Paper (including recycled paper) Plain paper Canon Genuine Papers Paper for printing photos: Media Name <Model No.> Settings in Type Photo Paper Pro Platinum <PT-101> Pro Platinum Glossy Photo Paper "Everyday Use"...
  • Page 56: Media Types You Cannot Use

    Paper that is too thin (weighing less than 17 lb (64 g /m Paper that is too thick (weighing more than 28 lb (105 g /m ), except for Canon genuine paper) Paper thinner than a postcard, including plain paper or notepad paper cut to a small size (when...
  • Page 57: Printing Area

    Printing Area Printing Area Other Sizes than Letter, Legal, Envelopes Letter, Legal Envelopes...
  • Page 58 To ensure the best print quality, the machine allows a margin along each edge of media. The actual printable area will be the area inside these margins. Recommended printing area : Canon recommends that you print within this area. Printable area : The area where it is possible to print.
  • Page 59 Other Sizes than Letter, Legal, Envelopes Size Printable Area (width x height) 5.56 x 7.95 inches (141.2 x 202.0 mm) 8.00 x 11.38 inches (203.2 x 289.0 mm) 6.90 x 9.80 inches (175.2 x 249.0 mm) 4" x 6" (10 x 15 cm) 3.73 x 5.69 inches (94.8 x 144.4 mm) 5"...
  • Page 60 Letter, Legal Size Printable Area (width x height) Letter 8.00 x 10.69 inches (203.2 x 271.4 mm) Legal 8.00 x 13.69 inches (203.2 x 347.6 mm) Recommended printing area 1.28 inches (32.5 mm) 1.32 inches (33.5 mm) Printable area 0.12 inches (3.0 mm) 0.20 inches (5.0 mm) 0.25 inches (6.4 mm) 0.25 inches (6.3 mm)
  • Page 61 Envelopes Size Recommended Printing Area (width x height) European DL 3.88 x 7.06 inches (98.8 x 179.5 mm) US Comm. Env. #10 3.68 x 7.90 inches (93.5 x 200.8 mm) Recommended printing area 0.31 inches (8.0 mm) 1.28 inches (32.5 mm) 0.22 inches (5.6 mm) 0.22 inches (5.6 mm)
  • Page 62: Loading Originals

    Loading Originals Position to Load Originals Loading Originals on the Platen Glass Loading Documents in the ADF (Auto Document Feeder) How to Load Originals for Each Function Originals You Can Load...
  • Page 63: Position To Load Originals

    Position to Load Originals The machine has two positions to load originals: platen glass and ADF (Auto Document Feeder). Select the position to load the original according to the size, type, or usage. Originals You Can Load Loading Documents, Photos, or Book on the platen glass Loading Two or More Sheets of Document of the Same Size and Thickness in the ADF You can also load a sheet of document in the ADF.
  • Page 64: Loading Originals On The Platen Glass

    Loading Originals on the Platen Glass You can load originals to copy, fax, or scan on the platen glass. Load an original on the platen glass. Open the document cover. Important When opening or closing the document cover, do not touch the buttons and LCD on the operation panel.
  • Page 65 Important After loading the original on the platen glass, be sure to close the document cover before starting to copy, fax, or scan.
  • Page 66 Loading Documents in the ADF (Auto Document Feeder) You can load documents to copy, fax, or scan in the ADF (Auto Document Feeder). Note To scan a document at optimum quality, load it on the platen glass. Make sure that any original has been removed from the platen glass. Load a document in the ADF.
  • Page 68: How To Load Originals For Each Function

    How to Load Originals for Each Function You may have to load the original in a different position depending on the function you selected in copying, faxing, scanning, etc. Load the original in the correct position according to the selected function. If you do not load the original correctly, it may not be scanned properly.
  • Page 69 Loading Two or More Originals on the platen glass Scan two or more printed photos in Photo copy In the scan mode, - select Auto scan for Doc.type to scan two or more printed photos, postcards, or business cards - select Photo for Doc.type and specify Auto multi scan for Scan size to scan two or more originals Scan two or more printed photos, postcards, or business cards with a software application on a computer...
  • Page 70: Originals You Can Load

    Originals You Can Load The originals you can load on the platen glass or in the ADF (Auto Document Feeder) are as follows. platen glass Item Details - Text document, magazine, or newspaper Types of originals - Printed photo, postcard, business card, or disc (BD/DVD/CD, etc.) - Documents that are not suitable for the ADF Size (width x height) Max.
  • Page 71 Inserting the USB Flash Drive Inserting the USB Flash Drive Removing the USB Flash Drive...
  • Page 72: Printable Image Data

    Inserting the USB Flash Drive Printable Image Data This machine accepts images taken with a camera compliant with the Design rule for Camera File system (Exif 2.2/2.21/2.3 compliant), TIFF (Exif 2.2/2.21/2.3 compliant). Other image or movie types such as RAW images cannot be printed. The machine accepts images scanned and saved with the machine when Doc.type is set to Photo and Format is set to JPEG (file extension ".jpg").
  • Page 73 Removing the USB Flash Drive Make sure that the machine is not reading or writing data from/to the USB flash drive. A message is displayed on the LCD during such operations. Important Do not remove the USB flash drive or turn off the power while the machine is reading or writing to it.
  • Page 74: Replacing A Fine Cartridge

    Replacing a FINE Cartridge Replacing a FINE Cartridge Checking the Ink Status...
  • Page 75 Replacing a FINE Cartridge When remaining ink cautions or errors occur, the message will appear on the LCD to inform you of the error. Take appropriate action according to the message. A Message Is Displayed Note For information on the compatible FINE cartridge, refer to the printed manual: Getting Started. Replacing Procedure When you need to replace a FINE cartridge, follow the procedure below.
  • Page 76 Open the paper output cover (E). When the FINE cartridge holder moves to the replacement position, the head cover OPENS AUTOMATICALLY. Caution Do not hold the FINE cartridge holder to stop or move it forcibly. Do not touch the FINE cartridge holder until it stops completely.
  • Page 77 Remove the FINE cartridge. Important Handle the FINE cartridge carefully to avoid staining of clothing or the surrounding area. Discard the empty FINE cartridge according to the local laws and regulations regarding disposal of consumables. Prepare a new FINE cartridge. Take a new FINE cartridge out of its package and remove the protective tape gently.
  • Page 78 If you shake a FINE cartridge, ink may spill out and stain your hands and the surrounding area. Handle a FINE cartridge carefully. Be careful not to stain your hands and the surrounding area with ink on the removed protective tape.
  • Page 79 Important Check if the FINE cartridge is installed correctly. The machine cannot print unless both the color FINE cartridge and black FINE cartridge are installed. Be sure to install both cartridges. Close the paper output cover (H). Note If the error message appears after the paper output cover is closed, take appropriate action. A Message Is Displayed When you start printing after replacing the FINE cartridge, the machine starts cleaning the print head automatically.
  • Page 80: Checking The Ink Status

    Checking the Ink Status Checking the Ink Status with the LCD on the Machine You can also check the ink status on the computer screen. Checking the Ink Status from Your Computer...
  • Page 81: Checking The Ink Status With The Lcd On The Machine

    Checking the Ink Status with the LCD on the Machine Note The ink level detector is mounted on the machine to detect the remaining ink level. The machine considers as ink is full when a new FINE cartridge is installed, and then starts to detect a remaining ink level.
  • Page 82 Maintenance When Printing Becomes Faint or Colors Are Incorrect Performing Maintenance from a Computer Cleaning the Machine...
  • Page 83: When Printing Becomes Faint Or Colors Are Incorrect

    When Printing Becomes Faint or Colors Are Incorrect Maintenance Procedure Printing the Nozzle Check Pattern Examining the Nozzle Check Pattern Cleaning the Print Head Cleaning the Print Head Deeply Aligning the Print Head...
  • Page 84: Maintenance Procedure

    Maintenance Procedure If print results are blurred or colors are not printed correctly, the print head nozzle (FINE cartridge) is probably clogged. Follow the procedure below to print the nozzle check pattern, check the print head nozzle condition, then clean the print head. If printed ruled lines are misaligned or print results are otherwise unsatisfactory, aligning the print head may improve print quality.
  • Page 85 If the problem is not resolved after cleaning the print head twice: Step 3 Clean the print head deeply. From the machine Cleaning the Print Head Deeply From the computer Cleaning the Print Heads from Your Computer If the problem is not resolved, turn off the power and clean the print head deeply again after 24 hours.
  • Page 86: Printing The Nozzle Check Pattern

    Printing the Nozzle Check Pattern Print the nozzle check pattern to determine whether the ink ejects properly from the print head nozzle. Note If the remaining ink level is low, the nozzle check pattern will not be printed correctly. Replace the FINE cartridge whose ink is low.
  • Page 87: Examining The Nozzle Check Pattern

    Examining the Nozzle Check Pattern Examine the nozzle check pattern, and clean the print head if necessary. Check if there are missing lines in the pattern or horizontal white streaks in the pattern (2). No missing lines/No horizontal white streaks Lines are missing/Horizontal white streaks are present Number of sheets printed so far Select the pattern that is closer to the printed nozzle check pattern on the...
  • Page 88 (lines are missing or horizontal white streaks are present) in the pattern or pattern (2), or in both the pattern and pattern (2): The cleaning is required. Select Also B, then press the OK button. The cleaning confirmation screen will appear. Select Yes, then press the OK button.
  • Page 89: Cleaning The Print Head

    Cleaning the Print Head Clean the print head if lines are missing or if horizontal white streaks are present in the printed nozzle check pattern. Cleaning unclogs the nozzles and restores the print head condition. Cleaning the print head consumes ink, so clean the print head only when necessary. You need to prepare: a sheet of A4 or Letter-sized plain paper Make sure that the power is turned on.
  • Page 90 Cleaning the Print Head Deeply...
  • Page 91: Cleaning The Print Head Deeply

    Cleaning the Print Head Deeply If print quality does not improve by the standard cleaning of the print head, clean the print head deeply. Cleaning the print head deeply consumes more ink than the standard cleaning of the print head, so clean the print head deeply only when necessary.
  • Page 92 If the problem is not resolved, turn off the power and clean the print head deeply again after 24 hours. Do not disconnect the power plug when turning off the power. If the problem is still not resolved, replace the FINE cartridge with a new one. Replacing a FINE Cartridge If the problem is still not resolved after replacing the FINE cartridge, contact the service center.
  • Page 93 Aligning the Print Head If printed ruled lines are misaligned or print results are otherwise unsatisfactory, adjust the print head position. Note If the remaining ink level is low, the print head alignment sheet will not be printed correctly. Replace the FINE cartridge whose ink is low.
  • Page 94 Important Do not touch any printed part on the print head alignment sheet. Be careful not to get the print head alignment sheet dirty. If the sheet is stained or wrinkled, it may not be scanned properly. When the message "Did the patterns print correctly?" appears, confirm that the pattern is printed correctly, select Yes, then press the OK button.
  • Page 95 Note The print head alignment sheet cannot be scanned if it is loaded in the ADF (Auto Document Feeder). Close the document cover gently, then press the OK button. The machine starts scanning the print head alignment sheet, and the print head position will be adjusted automatically.
  • Page 96: Performing Maintenance From A Computer

    Performing Maintenance from a Computer Cleaning the Print Heads from Your Computer Cleaning Inside the Machine Cleaning the Paper Feed Rollers from Your Computer Use Your Computer to Print a Nozzle Check Pattern Aligning the Print Head Aligning the Print Head Position from Your Computer Checking the Ink Status from Your Computer...
  • Page 97: Cleaning The Print Heads From Your Computer

    The procedure for cleaning the print head is as follows: Cleaning Select Cleaning from the pop-up menu on the Canon IJ Printer Utility Click the Cleaning icon When the dialog opens, select the ink group for which cleaning is to be performed.
  • Page 98 Complete deep cleaning The Nozzle Check dialog opens after the confirmation message. Check the results To check whether the print quality has improved, click Print Check Pattern. To cancel the check process, click Cancel. Important Deep Cleaning consumes a larger amount of ink than Cleaning. Cleaning the print head frequently will rapidly deplete your printer's ink supply.
  • Page 99: Cleaning Inside The Machine

    Cleaning)." The procedure for performing bottom plate cleaning is as follows: Bottom Plate Cleaning Select Cleaning from the pop-up menu on the Canon IJ Printer Utility Click the Bottom Plate Cleaning icon The dialog opens. Load paper in the machine As instructed in the dialog, fold the A4 size or Letter size plain paper in half horizontally, and then unfold the sheet.
  • Page 100: Cleaning The Paper Feed Rollers From Your Computer

    Roller Cleaning Prepare the machine Remove all sheets of paper from the front tray. Select Cleaning from the pop-up menu on the Canon IJ Printer Utility Click the Roller Cleaning icon The confirmation message appears. Execute paper feed roller cleaning Make sure that the machine is on and then click OK.
  • Page 101: Use Your Computer To Print A Nozzle Check Pattern

    Print the pattern if printing becomes faint, or if a specific color fails to print. The procedure for printing a nozzle check pattern is as follows: Nozzle Check Select Test Print from the pop-up menu on the Canon IJ Printer Utility Click the Nozzle Check icon The confirmation message appears.
  • Page 102 Aligning the Print Head When you perform head position adjustment, errors in the print head adjustment position are corrected and conditions such as color and line streaking are improved. If the print results appear uneven because of line shifts or other conditions, adjust the position of the print head.
  • Page 103: Aligning The Print Head Position From Your Computer

    The procedure for performing manual print head alignment is as follows: Print Head Alignment Select Custom Settings from the pop-up menu on the Canon IJ Printer Utility Switch head alignment to manual Check the Align heads manually check box.
  • Page 104 Note If it is difficult to pick the best pattern, pick the setting that produces the least noticeable vertical streaks. (A) Least noticeable vertical streaks (B) Most noticeable vertical streaks If it is difficult to pick the best pattern, pick the setting that produces the least noticeable horizontal streaks.
  • Page 105 Note If it is difficult to pick the best pattern, pick the setting that produces the least noticeable vertical streaks. (A) Least noticeable vertical streaks (B) Most noticeable vertical streaks Confirm the displayed message and click OK The third pattern is printed. Check the printed pattern Enter the numbers of the patterns with the least noticeable horizontal stripes in the associated boxes, and click OK.
  • Page 106 (A) Least noticeable horizontal stripes (B) Most noticeable horizontal stripes Note After head alignment is completed, you can print and check the current setting. To do so, click the Print Head Alignment icon and when the message is displayed, click Print Alignment Value.
  • Page 107: Cleaning The Machine

    Cleaning the Machine Cleaning the Exterior of the Machine Cleaning the Platen Glass and Document Cover Cleaning the ADF (Auto Document Feeder) Cleaning the Paper Feed Roller Cleaning the Inside of the Machine (Bottom Plate Cleaning) Cleaning the Protrusions inside the Machine...
  • Page 108: Cleaning The Exterior Of The Machine

    Cleaning the Exterior of the Machine Be sure to use a soft and dry cloth such as eyeglasses cleaning cloth and wipe off dirt on the surface gently. Smooth out wrinkles on the cloth if necessary before cleaning. Important Be sure to turn off the power and disconnect the power plug before cleaning the machine. - The power cannot be turned off while the machine is sending or receiving a fax, or when unsent faxes are stored in the machine's memory.
  • Page 109: Cleaning The Platen Glass And Document Cover

    Cleaning the Platen Glass and Document Cover Important Be sure to turn off the power and disconnect the power plug before cleaning the machine. - The power cannot be turned off while the machine is sending or receiving a fax, or when unsent faxes are stored in the machine's memory.
  • Page 110 Cleaning the ADF (Auto Document Feeder) Important Be sure to turn off the power and disconnect the power plug before cleaning the machine. - The power cannot be turned off while the machine is sending or receiving a fax, or when unsent faxes are stored in the machine's memory.
  • Page 111 After wiping, close the document feeder cover by pushing it until it clicks into place. Close the document tray.
  • Page 112: Cleaning The Paper Feed Roller

    Cleaning the Paper Feed Roller If the paper feed roller is dirty or paper powder is attached to it, paper may not be fed properly. In this case, clean the paper feed roller. Cleaning will wear out the paper feed roller, so perform this only when necessary.
  • Page 113 Note To access other available functions, use the mode buttons or the MENU button. If the problem is not resolved after cleaning the paper feed roller, contact the service center.
  • Page 114 Cleaning the Inside of the Machine (Bottom Plate Cleaning) Remove stains from the inside of the machine. If the inside of the machine becomes dirty, printed paper may get dirty, so we recommend performing cleaning regularly. You need to prepare: a sheet of A4 or Letter-sized plain paper* * Be sure to use a new piece of paper.
  • Page 115 (10) Open the output tray extension, open the paper output tray, then extend the paper output support. (11) Press the OK button. The paper cleans the inside of the machine as it feeds through the machine. Check the folded parts of the ejected paper. If they are smudged with ink, perform Bottom Plate Cleaning again.
  • Page 116 Cleaning the Protrusions inside the Machine Important Be sure to turn off the power and disconnect the power plug before cleaning the machine. - The power cannot be turned off while the machine is sending or receiving a fax, or when unsent faxes are stored in the machine's memory.
  • Page 117 Changing the Machine Settings Changing Machine Settings from Your Computer Changing the Machine Settings on the LCD...
  • Page 118 Changing Machine Settings from Your Computer Checking the Ink Status from Your Computer Registering a Changed Printing Profile Setting the Ink Cartridge to be Used Managing the Machine Power Reducing the Machine Noise Changing the Machine Operation Mode...
  • Page 119: Checking The Ink Status From Your Computer

    You can check the remaining ink level and the FINE cartridge types for your model. Select Ink Level Information from the pop-up menu on the Canon IJ Printer Utility An illustration of the ink types and their status are displayed.
  • Page 120 Registering a Changed Printing Profile You can name and register the printing profile you made in the Print Dialog. The registered printing profile can be called up from Presets to be used. You can also delete the unnecessary printing profile. The procedure for registering a printing profile is as follows: Registering a Printing Profile In the Print dialog, set the necessary items...
  • Page 121 • If you are using Mac OS X v10.7 In the print dialog, select Show Presets... in the Presets section. Then in the dialog that appears, select the name of the printing profile to be deleted. • If you are using Mac OS X v10.6 On Presets in the Print dialog, select the name of printing profile you want to delete.
  • Page 122: Setting The Ink Cartridge To Be Used

    FINE cartridge that still has ink and continue printing. The procedure for specifying the FINE cartridge is as follows: Select Ink Cartridge Settings from the pop-up menu on the Canon IJ Printer Utility Select the FINE cartridge to be used Select the FINE cartridge you use for printing, and click Apply.
  • Page 123: Managing The Machine Power

    The Power Off function turns off the machine. When you use this function, you will not be able to turn the machine on from the printer driver. Select Power Settings from the pop-up menu on the Canon IJ Printer Utility Execute power off Click Power Off, and when the confirmation message appears, click OK.
  • Page 124: Reducing The Machine Noise

    Using this function may lower the print speed. The procedure for using the quiet mode is as follows: Select Quiet Settings from the pop-up menu on the Canon IJ Printer Utility Note If the computer is unable to communicate with the machine, a message appears because the computer cannot access the function information that was set on the machine.
  • Page 125 The settings are enabled hereafter. Note The effects of the quiet mode may be less depending on the print quality settings.
  • Page 126: Changing The Machine Operation Mode

    Using this function slows down the print speed. Align heads manually Usually, the Print Head Alignment function of Test Print on the pop-up menu in the Canon IJ Printer Utility is set to automatic head alignment, but you can change it to manual head alignment.
  • Page 127 "Aligning the Print Head Position from Your Computer," and execute manual head alignment. Check this check box to perform the manual head alignment. Uncheck this check box to perform the automatic head alignment. Apply the settings Click Apply and when the confirmation message appears, click OK. The machine operates with the modified settings hereafter.
  • Page 128 Changing the Machine Settings on the LCD Changing the Machine Settings on the LCD FAX settings Print settings LAN settings Device user settings Mobile phone print settings Bluetooth settings PictBridge print settings Language selection Firmware update Reset setting About ECO settings About Quiet setting...
  • Page 129 Changing the Machine Settings on the LCD This section describes the procedure to change the settings in the Device settings screen, taking the steps to specify Extended copy amount as an example. Make sure that the machine is turned on. Confirming that the Power Is On Press the MENU button.
  • Page 130 For details on each setting item: FAX settings Print settings LAN settings Device user settings Mobile phone print settings Bluetooth settings PictBridge print settings Language selection Firmware update Reset setting Note You can use the machine considering the environment, such as setting 2-sided printing as default. About ECO settings You can reduce the operating noise when printing at night.
  • Page 131: Fax Settings

    FAX settings This section describes the setting items in FAX settings. FAX user settings Advanced FAX settings Auto print settings Auto save setting Security control Easy setup Note Before changing the settings, you can confirm the current settings by printing USER'S DATA LIST. Summary of Reports and Lists FAX user settings •...
  • Page 132 When faxing color documents using the ADF, selects whether to convert them into black & white data if the recipient's fax machine does not support color faxing. If you select Disconnect, the machine does not send color documents when the recipient's fax machine does not support color faxing.
  • Page 133 Saving Received Faxes Automatically on a USB Flash Drive Security control • FAX number re-entry If you select ON, you can set the machine to send faxes after using the Numeric buttons to enter the number twice. By using this setting, you can avoid the mistransmission of faxes. Preventing Mistransmission of Faxes •...
  • Page 134: Print Settings

    Print settings • Prevent paper abrasion Use this setting only if the print surface becomes smudged. Important Be sure to set this back to OFF after printing since it may result in lower printing speed or lower print quality. • Extended copy amount Selects the amount of image that extends off the paper when printing in borderless (full).
  • Page 135: Lan Settings

    LAN settings • Change wireless/wired Activates either wireless LAN or wired LAN. You can also deactivate wireless/wired LAN. • Wireless LAN setup Selects the setup method for wireless LAN connection. Note You can also enter this setting menu by selecting WLAN setup from the menu screen. When this menu is selected, the machine starts searching for a WPS-compatible access point.
  • Page 136: Other Settings

    XXXXXXXXXXXXX XXXXXXXXXXXXX ("XX" represents alphanumeric characters.) • LAN setting list The list of wired LAN settings of this machine is displayed on the LCD. The following setting items are displayed. Items Setting Connection Active/Inactive IPv4 address XXX. XXX. XXX. XXX IPv4 subnet mask XXX.
  • Page 137 • Bonjour settings Setting items for LAN using Bonjour for Mac OS. Enable/disable Bonjour Selecting Enable allows you to use Bonjour to perform the network settings. Service name Specifies the Bonjour service name. You can use up to 48 characters for the name. Note You cannot use the same service name as that already used for other LAN connected devices.
  • Page 138: Summer Time Setting

    Device user settings • Date/time setting Sets the current date and time. Setting the Sender Information • Date display format Sets the format of dates displayed on the LCD and printed on sent faxes and photos. Note When ON is selected for Print date on the print settings screen in printing from a USB flash drive, the shooting date is printed in the date display format you selected.
  • Page 139 Mobile phone print settings When printing from a mobile phone through Bluetooth communication, select the print settings such as page size, media type, and so on. For details on how to print from a mobile phone through Bluetooth communication: Printing from Mobile Phone via Bluetooth Communication Note This menu is displayed only when the optional Bluetooth Unit is attached.
  • Page 140: Bluetooth Settings

    Specifies the name of this machine that is displayed on a Bluetooth-compatible device. For example, if you set it to "XXX-2", the machine will be displayed as "Canon XXX-2" on the Bluetooth device. The default value is "XXX-1" (where "XXX" is your machine's name).
  • Page 141 PictBridge print settings You can change the print settings when printing from a PictBridge compliant device. Set the print settings to Default on the PictBridge compliant device when you want to print according to the settings on the machine. To change print settings from the PictBridge compliant device: Settings on a PictBridge Compliant Device Page size Select the paper size when printing directly from a PictBridge compliant device.
  • Page 142: Language Selection

    Language selection Changes the language for messages and menus on the LCD.
  • Page 143: Firmware Update

    Firmware update You can update the firmware of the machine, check the firmware version, or perform settings of a DNS server and a proxy server. Note Only Check current version is available when Disable LAN is selected for Change wireless/wired in LAN settings.
  • Page 144: Reset Setting

    Reset setting Reverts all settings you made to the machine back to default. However, some data may not be changed, depending on the current usage state of your machine. • Web service setup only Reverts the Web service settings back to the default. Note You can change the web service settings back to the default from Reset Web service setup on Web service setup.
  • Page 145 About ECO settings You can set automatic duplex printing as a default. Follow the procedure below to perform setting. Make sure that the machine is turned on. Confirming that the Power Is On Press the MENU button. The menu screen is displayed. Select ECO settings then press the OK button.
  • Page 146: About Quiet Setting

    About Quiet setting Enables this function on the machine if you want to reduce the operating noise, such as when printing at night. In addition, you can specify the time range to reduce the operating noise. Important Set the current date and time in advance. Setting the Sender Information Follow the procedure below to perform setting.
  • Page 147 when you perform operations from the operation panel of the machine or printing and scanning from the computer.
  • Page 148 Information about Network Connection Useful Information about Network Connection...
  • Page 149: Useful Information About Network Connection

    Useful Information about Network Connection Initial Values Set at Factory (Network) Connecting the Machine to the Computer Using a USB Cable When Detecting the Printers Have the Same Name Connecting to Other Computer with LAN/Changing the Connection Method from USB to LAN Printing Out Network Setting Information...
  • Page 150 XXXXXXXXXXXX TCP/IP settings IPv4/IPv6 Enable/disable WSD Enable Timeout setting 1 minute Enable/disable Bonjour Enable Service name Canon MX520 series LPR protocol setting Enable PictBridge communication Enable Wireless LAN DRX setting Enable Wired LAN DRX setting Enable ("XX" represents alphanumeric characters.) * The initial value in this item varies by machine.
  • Page 151: Connecting The Machine To The Computer Using A Usb Cable

    Connecting the Machine to the Computer Using a USB Cable Connect the machine and the computer using a USB cable as the illustration below. The USB port is located on the rear of the machine.
  • Page 152 When Detecting the Printers Have the Same Name When the printer is detected, you may see multiple printers of the same name on the detection result screen. The MAC address or the printer name specified by Bonjour is displayed at the end of the printer name on the detection result screen.
  • Page 153 Connecting to Other Computer with LAN/Changing the Connection Method from USB to LAN To add the computer connecting the printer with LAN or to change the connection method between the printer and the computer from USB to LAN, setup with the Setup CD-ROM. Connecting to Other Computer with LAN To add the computer connecting the printer with LAN, insert the Setup CD-ROM into the computer to connect with LAN and setup the network setting.
  • Page 154: Printing Out Network Setting Information

    Printing Out Network Setting Information You can print out the network settings of the machine such as its IP address and SSID. Important This print out contains valuable information about your computer. Handle it with care. Make sure that the machine is turned on. Confirming that the Power Is On Load a sheet of A4 or Letter-sized plain paper.
  • Page 155 IPv4 IP Address Selected IP Address (IPv4) XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX IPv4 Default Gateway Default Gateway (IPv4) XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX Subnet Mask Subnet Mask XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX XXXX:XXXX:XXXX:XXXX IPv6 IP Address *1 Selected IP Address (IPv6) XXXX:XXXX:XXXX:XXXX XXXX:XXXX:XXXX:XXXX IPv6 Default Gateway *1 Default Gateway (IPv6) XXXX:XXXX:XXXX:XXXX Subnet Prefix Length*1 Subnet Prefix Length IPsec*2 IPsec setting...
  • Page 156: About Network Communication

    About Network Communication Changing and Confirming Network Settings Appendix for Network Communication...
  • Page 157: Changing And Confirming Network Settings

    Changing and Confirming Network Settings IJ Network Tool Canon IJ Network Tool Screen Canon IJ Network Tool Menus Changing the Settings in the Wireless LAN Sheet Changing the WEP Detailed Settings Changing the WPA or WPA2 Detailed Settings Changing the Settings in the Wired LAN Sheet...
  • Page 158: Ij Network Tool

    Do not print when IJ Network Tool is running. If the firewall function of your security software is turned on, a message may appear warning that Canon software is attempting to access the network. If the warning message appears, set the security software to always allow access.
  • Page 159: Canon Ij Network Tool Screen

    Canon IJ Network Tool Screen This section describes the items displayed on the Canon IJ Network Tool screen. Utilities Modifies the settings of the machine. Select to change the network name (SSID) settings. Setup Sets up the machine. If you setup the machine from scratch, connect your computer and the machine with a USB cable.
  • Page 160 This item has the same function as Configuration in the Settings menu.
  • Page 161: View Menu

    If the printer is being used from another computer, a screen is displayed informing you of this condition. Note This item has the same function as Update in the Canon IJ Network Tool screen. Network Information Displays the Network Information screen to confirm the network settings of the printer.
  • Page 162: Changing The Settings In The Wireless Lan Sheet

    Changing the Settings in the Wireless LAN Sheet To change the wireless network settings of the printer, connect the printer and the computer with a USB cable temporarily. If you modify the wireless network settings of the computer over wireless connection without USB connection, your computer may not be able to communicate with the machine after modifying the settings.
  • Page 163 Enter the same SSID that the access point is configured to use. The SSID is case- sensitive. 3. Search... The Access Points screen is displayed to select an access point to connect to. Access Points Screen Note When IJ Network Tool runs over a LAN, the button is grayed out and cannot be selected.
  • Page 164 Detected Access Points: The signal strength from the access point, encryption type, name of access point, and the radio channel can be confirmed. Important If you connect to a network that is not protected with security measures, there is a risk of disclosing data such as your personal information to a third party.
  • Page 165: Changing The Wep Detailed Settings

    Changing the WEP Detailed Settings Note This screen is not available depending on the printer you are using. To change the wireless network settings of the printer, connect the printer and the computer with a USB cable temporarily. If you modify the wireless network settings of the computer over wireless connection without USB connection, your computer may not be able to communicate with the machine after modifying the settings.
  • Page 166 4. Key ID: Select the Key ID (index) set to the access point. Note When the printer is connected to an AirPort Base Station via a LAN: When the printer is connected to an AirPort Base Station via a LAN, confirm the settings in Wireless Security of AirPort Utility.
  • Page 167: Changing The Wpa Or Wpa2 Detailed Settings

    Changing the WPA or WPA2 Detailed Settings Note This screen is not available depending on the printer you are using. To change the wireless network settings of the printer, connect the printer and the computer with a USB cable temporarily. If you modify the wireless network settings of the computer over wireless connection without USB connection, your computer may not be able to communicate with the machine after modifying the settings.
  • Page 168: Changing The Settings In The Wired Lan Sheet

    Changing the Settings in the Wired LAN Sheet Note This screen is not available depending on the printer you are using. Activate the wired LAN setting of the printer to change the settings in the Wired LAN sheet. Start up IJ Network Tool. Starting up IJ Network Tool Select the printer in Printers:.
  • Page 169: Changing The Settings In The Admin Password Sheet

    Changing the Settings in the Admin Password Sheet Start up IJ Network Tool. Starting up IJ Network Tool Select the printer in Printers:. Click the Configuration... button. Click the Admin Password button. The Admin Password sheet is displayed. Change the settings or confirm. 1.
  • Page 170: Monitoring Wireless Network Status

    Monitoring Wireless Network Status Note This screen is not available depending on the printer you are using. When using the machine over the wired LAN, you cannot monitor network status. Start up IJ Network Tool. Starting up IJ Network Tool Select the printer in Printers:.
  • Page 171 If the radio channel of the access point is close to that of other access points nearby, the connection performance may become unstable. Be sure to use a radio channel that does not interfere with other access points. • Check that the printer and the access point face each other. Connection performance may depend on the orientations of the wireless devices.
  • Page 172: Initializing The Network Settings Of The Machine

    Setup CD-ROM. Note You can change the network settings of the printer using IJ Network Tool with USB connection after initializing the LAN settings. To change the network settings using Canon IJ Network Tool, activate wireless LAN in advance.
  • Page 173: Viewing The Modified Settings

    Viewing the Modified Settings The Confirmation screen is displayed when you modified the printer settings on the Configuration screen. When you click OK on the Confirmation screen, the following screen is displayed for confirming the modified settings. Settings: A list of changes made in the Configuration screen is displayed.
  • Page 174: Appendix For Network Communication

    Appendix for Network Communication Using the Card Slot over a Network About Technical Terms Restrictions...
  • Page 175: Using The Card Slot Over A Network

    Using the Card Slot over a Network Note This screen is not available depending on the printer you are using. Mounting the Card Slot as the Network Drive Restrictions on Card Slot Use over a Network Mounting the Card Slot as the Network Drive The card slot must be mounted to use it over a network.
  • Page 176 For example, a file name such as "abcdefg.doc" will be "ABCDEFG.DOC", while a name such as "AbcdeFG.doc" will appear the same. The file is not actually renamed, but merely appears to be changed. • Disable the function to write files to a memory card from a computer to read files from a memory card over a network.
  • Page 177: About Technical Terms

    About Technical Terms In this section, technical terms used in the manual are explained. • Access Point A wireless transceiver or base station that receives information from wireless clients/the machine and rebroadcasts it. Required in an infrastructure network. • Admin Password Administration password in IJ Network Tool to restrict access to network users.
  • Page 178 • Bonjour A service built into Mac OS X operating system to detect the connectable devices on a network automatically. • Channel Frequency channel for wireless communication. In the infrastructure mode, the channel is automatically adjusted to match that set to the access point. This machine supports channels 1 to 13.
  • Page 179 An IP address is usually assigned by an access point or a DHCP server of the router automatically. • IPv4/IPv6 They are internetwork-layer protocol used on the internet. IPv4 uses 32-bit addresses and IPv6 uses 128-bit addresses. • Key Format Select either ASCII or Hex as the Password (WEP) key format.
  • Page 180 • Proxy server A server that links a LAN-connected computer to the Internet. When using a proxy server, specify the address and the port number of the proxy server. • PSK An encryption method employed by WPA/WPA2. • Router A relay device to connect to another network. •...
  • Page 181 • WEP/WEP Key An encryption method employed by IEEE 802.11. Shared security key used to encrypt and decrypt data sent over wireless networks. This printer supports key length of 64 bits or 128 bits, key format of ASCII code or Hexadecimal, and key number of 1 to 4. •...
  • Page 182 Restrictions If you use a printer over the wireless LAN, the printer may recognize nearby wireless systems, you should set a network key (WEP, WPA, or WPA2) to the access point to encrypt wireless transmission. Wireless communication with a product that does not comply with the Wi-Fi standard cannot be guaranteed.
  • Page 183: Tips For Ensuring Optimal Printing Quality

    Tips for Ensuring Optimal Printing Quality Useful Information about Ink Key Points to Successful Printing Be Sure to Make Paper Settings after Loading Paper Canceling a Print Job Key to Enjoying Consistent Printing Quality Precautions for Safe Transport of the Machine...
  • Page 184: Useful Information About Ink

    Useful Information about Ink How is ink used for various purposes other than printing? Ink may be used for purposes other than printing. Ink is not only used for printing, but also for cleaning the print head to maintain the optimal printing quality. The machine has the function to automatically clean the ink jet nozzles to prevent clogging.
  • Page 185: Key Points To Successful Printing

    Key Points to Successful Printing Check the machine status before printing! Is the print head OK? If a print head nozzle is clogged, print will be faint and papers will be wasted. Print the nozzle check pattern to check the print head. Maintenance Procedure Is the inside of the machine smeared with ink? After printing large quantities of paper or performing borderless printing, the area where papers...
  • Page 186: Be Sure To Make Paper Settings After Loading Paper

    Be Sure to Make Paper Settings after Loading Paper If the media type setting is not the one for the loaded paper, printing results may not be satisfactory. After loading paper, be sure to select the appropriate media type setting for the loaded paper. Print Results Not Satisfactory There are various types of paper: paper with special coating on the surface for printing photos with optimal quality and paper suitable for documents.
  • Page 187: Canceling A Print Job

    Canceling a Print Job Never press the ON button! If you press the ON button while printing is in progress, the print data sent from the computer queues in the machine and you may not be able to continue to print. Press the Stop button to cancel printing.
  • Page 188: Key To Enjoying Consistent Printing Quality

    Key to Enjoying Consistent Printing Quality The key to printing with the optimal printing quality is to prevent the print head from drying or clogging. Always observe the following rules for optimal printing quality. Never disconnect the power plug until the power is turned off! If you press the ON button to turn off the power, the machine caps the print head (nozzles) automatically to prevent from drying.
  • Page 189: Precautions For Safe Transport Of The Machine

    Precautions for Safe Transport of the Machine When relocating the machine, make sure of the following. Important When sending the machine for repair Pack the machine in a sturdy box so that it is placed with its bottom facing down, using sufficient protective material to ensure safe transport.
  • Page 190: Legal Limitations On Use Of Your Product And Use Of Images

    Legal Limitations on Use of Your Product and Use of Images It may be unlawful to make copies of, scan, print, or use reproductions of the following documents. The list provided is non-exhaustive. When in doubt, check with a legal representative in your jurisdiction.
  • Page 191: Specifications

    Approx. 8.7 kg (Approx. 19.0 lb) Weight * With the FINE Cartridges installed. Canon FINE Cartridge Total 1792 nozzles (BK 640 nozzles, C/M/Y each 384 nozzles) A4 or Letter size: max. 30 sheets (20 lb/75 g /m paper), up to 0.16...
  • Page 192: Scan Specifications

    Modem speed (Automatic fallback) Black: Approx. 3 seconds/page at 33.6 kbps (Based on ITU-T No.1 chart for US specifications and Canon FAX Standard chart No.1 for others, both in standard mode.) Transmission speed Color: Approx. 1 minute/page at 33.6 kbps (Based on Canon COLOR FAX TEST SHEET.)
  • Page 193: Minimum System Requirements

    Windows 7, Windows 7 SP1 Windows Vista SP1, Vista SP2 Operating System Windows XP SP3 32-bit only Refer to the Canon web site for details on operation with Windows RT. Browser Internet Explorer 8 or later 3 GB Note: For bundled software installation.
  • Page 194 Windows Vista or Windows XP pre-installed. Windows: Internet Explorer 7, 8 or 9 is required to install Easy-WebPrint EX. Easy-WebPrint EX for Internet Explorer 9 can be downloaded from the Canon web site. Windows: Some functions may not be available with Windows Media Center.