Manuals for the Machine The manuals for this machine are divided as follows. Please refer to them for detailed information. Depending on the system configuration and product purchased, some manuals may not be needed. Guides with this symbol are PDF manuals included on the Guides with this symbol are printed manuals.
Includes the Symbol Sets Supported, Specifications, and the Index. Considerable effort has been made to ensure that this manual is free of inaccuracies and omissions. However, as we are constantly improving our products, if you need an exact specification, please contact Canon.
Preface Thank you for purchasing the Canon imageRUNNER 2422/2420. Please read this manual thoroughly before operating the machine to familiarize yourself with its capabilities, and to make the most of its many functions. After reading this manual, store it in a safe place for future reference.
Displays Used in This Manual Screen shots of computer operation screens used in this manual may differ from the ones you actually see, depending on the model or options you have installed. The buttons and other objects that are related to operations during the procedure are marked with a , as shown in the example below.
Illustrations Used in This Manual The machine illustrations used in this manual are those of the imageRUNNER 2420 with the following optional equipment attached: the Feeder (DADF-P2), Finisher-U2, Additional Finisher Tray-C1, Cassette Feeding Module-J1, and Cassette Feeding Module-K1. Abbreviations Used in This Manual In this manual, product names are abbreviated as follows: Microsoft Windows 2000 operating system: Windows 2000...
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Using the Machine as a Printer CHAPTER This chapter describes what you should know and do before printing documents from a computer, such as customizing the Printer Settings and canceling print jobs. Using the Printer Settings Menu ..........1-2 Settings Menu.
Using the Printer Settings Menu The <Printer Settings> menu enables you to access common features. Below is an abbreviated outline of the <Printer Settings> menu structure. NOTE Depending on the printer environment, some settings may not be available. A sequence of steps for selecting the Printer Settings is illustrated below. For details on the available printer settings, see “Settings Menu,”...
Press (Additional Functions). The Additional Functions menu appears. Use [ ] or [ ] to select Additional Functions <Printer Settings> ➞ press [OK]. Audible Tones The Printer Settings menu appears. Common Settings Copy Settings Printer Settings Use [ ] or [ ] to select the Printer Settings setting that you want to change ➞...
Settings Menu This section provides detailed information on the Printer Settings. NOTE The default settings are indicated in bold. Default Paper Size A4, A4R, A3, A5R, B4, B5, B5R, LTR, LTRR, LGL, STMTR, EXEC, COM10, Monarch, DL, ISO-C5, ISO-B5 This setting defines the default paper size used when the paper size cannot be set from the printer driver in the computer, or when no paper source is specified.
105 g/m - Heavy Paper 3: 106 g/m to 128 g/m • Canon transparency film is recommended for printing on transparencies. • Canon label paper is recommended for printing on labels. • Two-sided printing is not available for Heavy Paper, Transparency, or Labels.
2-Sided Printing Off, On This setting selects one- or two-sided printing. In the 2-Sided Printing mode, the document is printed on both sides of the paper. To select an option, use [ ] or [ ] to select the desired paper size ➞ press [OK]. IMPORTANT •...
Enabling the Duplex Unit-A1 To perform 2-Sided Printing, enabling the Duplex Unit-A1 manually on the printer driver is required on some cases, such as when the machine is connected to a computer with a USB cable. You can also check whether the Duplex Unit-A1 is enabled by the procedure below.
Click the [Device Settings] tab to display the [Device Settings] sheet ➞ select the [Duplex Unit] check box ➞ click [OK]. For Windows 7 Settings Menu...
■ For Macintosh: NOTE The screen shots in the procedure below are from Mac OS X 10.4. Open [System Preferences] ➞ click [Print & Fax]. Click [Printing] ➞ select your printer ➞ click [Printer Setup]. For Mac OS X 10.5 or later, select your printer ➞ click [Options and Supplies]. Select [Installable Options] ➞...
IMPORTANT Confirm also that the options other than the Duplex Unit-A1 are properly configured. Be sure to select only those options that are actually installed in the machine. 1-10 Settings Menu...
Print Quality ■ Image Refinement On, Off This setting smoothes the jagged outlines of characters and graphics. Use [ ] or [ ] to select <Off> or <On> ➞ press [OK]. If <On> is selected, smoothing is performed before printing. Select <Off> to disable the function. NOTE The effects of image refinement may vary depending on the types of characters and graphics on the printed document.
Page Layout ■ Binding Long Edge, Short Edge This setting determines whether the binding position is along the long edge or the short edge of the paper. When binding for two-sided printing, the image orientation is automatically adjusted for correct layout. When the binding position is on the long edge of the paper: Two-sided printing Two-sided printing...
■ Margin -50.0 mm to +50.0 mm (in increments of 0.5 mm); 0.0 mm This setting sets the page margin in millimeters or inches. The settings can be set between -50.0 mm and +50.0 mm in increments of 0.5 mm. Press [ ] to increase the width of the inside margin.
Combining the Binding and Margin Settings The figures below illustrate how the Binding and Margin settings are combined. You can set the paper orientation using the printer driver. (See the Windows Printer Driver Guide, Mac Printer Driver Guide, or the help on the printer driver.) 1-14 Settings Menu...
Finishing Group, Collate, Staple, Rotate + Group, Rotate + Collate, Offset + Group, Offset + Collate Use [ ] or [ ] to select the desired finishing mode ➞ press [OK]. Some of the above options require the optional Finisher-U2 and are not available unless the Finisher-U2 is attached to the machine: : Available N/A: Not Available...
Rotate + Collate This setting prints all pages of each copy (collating), and rotates every other complete copy 90 degrees to indicate where each copy starts. Offset + Group This setting prints all copies of the same page before printing the next page. It offsets every other complete set of pages to indicate where each new set starts.
NOTE • Rotate modes are not available if the machine is equipped with the optional Finisher-U2. • To use the Staple or Offset mode, the optional Finisher-U2 must be attached. • Rotate + Group and Rotate + Collate are available for selection if the paper size is A4, A4R, B5, B5R, LTR, or LTRR.
NOTE When a job is being processed, the Processing/Data indicator blinks on the control panel. Auto Size Detection Off, On Paper of the selected size in the printer driver may be absent in any of the machine’s paper drawers. If the Auto Size Detection setting is enabled, the machine will automatically substitute paper of an available size for the missing, according to the following table: Printer Driver Setting...
Canceling a Print Job There are several ways to cancel a job. This section describes how to cancel a job using the Stop key and using the System Monitor screen. NOTE Several prints may be output even after you canceled a job. Using the Stop Key You can cancel a print job using the Stop key.
Use [ ] or [ ] to select <Cancel> Job Status Details ➞ press [OK]. Cancel The Cancel screen appears. Status: Waiting Dept. ID: 0000001 Type: Printer ] to select <Yes> ➞ Use [ ] or [ Cancel? press [OK]. The job is canceled.
Use [ ] or [ ] to select <Status> Print Status/Log ➞ press [OK]. Status The Status screen appears. Use [ ] or [ ] to select the job Status you want to cancel ➞ press [OK]. Copy Printing If there is only one print job, just press [OK]. Printer Waiting The Job Status Details screen appears.
] to select <Yes> ➞ Use [ ] or [ Cancel? press [OK]. If you do not want to cancel the job, select <No> to return to the previous display. The selected job is canceled. Repeat steps 4 and 6 to cancel another job. NOTE •...
Do not attempt to solve problems other than those described in this chapter. If you cannot solve a problem, contact your local authorized Canon dealer. Printing Problems ............2-2 Printer Trouble .
If you have difficulties in printing, we recommend that you resolve with the following remedies. NOTE Please contact your local authorized Canon dealer if a problem persists, or if you encounter problems not listed in the following sections. Printer Trouble Indicators off and display blank.
Printing does not start. Cause 1 Output tray is full of paper during the print job. (When Inner 2 Way Tray-E2 is set up, the selected tray is full of paper.) Remedy Remove the paper in the tray. Cause 2 The machine and host computer are not properly connected.
Paper excessively curled after coming out of the machine. Cause You may be using paper that curls too easily. Remedy Ensure that the paper you are using meets the specifications. (See Chapter 8, “Appendix,” in the Reference Guide.) Remove the paper stack, turn it over, reload in the drawer and try again.
Other Print Problems Correcting Poor Print Quality Printed text faded or streaked with white. Cause The level of toner remaining in the toner cartridge may be low, or the toner is not evenly distributed inside the cartridge. Remedy Replace the Toner Cartridge. (See Chapter 6, “Routine Maintenance,” in the Reference Guide.) Printed pages are dirty or have white specks.
Black stripes appear on multiple sheets in sequence Cause The life of the cartridge is old or damaged. Remedy Contact your local authorized Canon dealer. Other Print Problems...
Appendix CHAPTER This chapter summarizes the specifications of the machine and contains the index. Printer Settings Menu ........... . 3-2 Symbol Sets Supported .
Printer Settings Menu The following table lists all settings of the Printer Settings menu. (The default settings are indicated in bold.) Applicable Additional Functions Available Settings Page Printer Settings A4, A4R, A3, A5R, B4, B5, B5R, LTR, LTRR, Default Paper Size LGL, STMTR, EXEC, COM10, Monarch, DL, p.
Symbol Sets Supported This section provides a list of the character code tables for the characters in each symbol set. ISO Substitution Table The shaded characters in the table are replaced with the corresponding ones in the following table according to the graphic set used. Symbol Sets Supported...
Specifications This section lists the specifications of the machine. Controller Specifications ARC 128 MHz Memory Capacity (RAM) DDR: 64 MB (ROM) Flash: 8 MB Host interface One USB2.0 High Speed connector Software Specifications Printer Language UFRII LT Effective Printable Reduced to 5 mm from the top, bottom, left, and right edges of the Area paper, and 10 mm from the top, bottom, left, and right edges of the envelope.
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