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Laser Beam Printer
User's Guide
User's Guide
Please read this guide before operating this equipment.
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  • Page 1 Laser Beam Printer User's Guide User's Guide Please read this guide before operating this equipment. After you finish reading this guide, store it in a safe place for future reference.
  • Page 2 Canon Laser Beam Printer LBP-2000 User's Guide...
  • Page 3: Setup Guide

    Maintenance and troubleshooting ... Installing the printer driver ... Printing from a PC... Controlling the printer via a web browser ... Connecting to and setting up a network... The manuals supplied with optional equipment are included in the list above.
  • Page 4 Some of the data contained herein may not exactly reflect the current model of the particular product with which this manual has been included. If you have a need for an exact specification, please contact Canon for the current specification. No part of this document may be photocopied, reproduced, or translated into another language without prior written consent of Canon Inc.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Printer drivers and Utilities ........
  • Page 6 If the Printer is Not Using a Hard Disk ......2-3 If the Printer is Using a Hard Disk .......2-4 About On-line and Off-line .
  • Page 7 Automatic Personality Switching ......... . . 5-3 Dedicating the Printer to the PostScript Language ......5-3 Setting Up the PostScript Printing Environment .
  • Page 8 PCL MENU ............6-6 About PCL MENU .
  • Page 9 Cleaning the Printer ........
  • Page 10 Checking the Printer Operation ........10-2...
  • Page 11: How To Use This Manual

    Thank you for purchasing the Canon LBP-2000. Please read this manual thoroughly before operating the LBP-2000 in order 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.
  • Page 12: Fcc (federal Communications Commission) Class B

    ® Microsoft Windows Canon Laser Beam Printer LBP-2000 is referred to as the LBP-2000. FCC (Federal Communications Commission) Class B Laser Beam Printer, Model F140903 This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules.
  • Page 13: Safety Information

    No radiation can leak from the machine in the normal operation of the product by the user. This printer is classified as a Class 1 laser product under EN 60825-1: 1994, and as for the U.S.A., it is classified as Class I under the Code of Federal Regulations, 1040.10 of Title 21.
  • Page 14: International Energy Star-program

    CG, Intellifont and UFST are trademarks of Agfa Monotype Corporation or its affiliated companies and may be registered in some jurisdictions. As an ENERGY STAR® Partner, Canon USA, Inc. has determined that this product meets the ENERGY STAR® Program for energy efficiency.
  • Page 15 No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying and recording, or by any information storage or retrieval system without the prior written permission of Canon, Inc. xiii...
  • Page 16: Important Safety Instructions

    If these items are dropped or spilled inside the machine, immediately turn off the power switch on the printer, then the main power switch, and unplug the power plug from the outlet. Then, contact your service representative or the shop that you purchased this product.
  • Page 17: Power Supply

    Be sure to keep backup copies, on external media, of any important data or files that have been stored on the optional hard disk. Canon cannot accept any responsibility for any loss of data arising from the use of or inability to use the optional hard disk.
  • Page 18: Handling

    Then contact your service representative or the shop you purchased the machine. When connecting the printer to the USB interface when the power switch is on, be sure to connect the grounding cord to avoid electrical shock.
  • Page 19: Maintenance And Inspections

    When unplugging the USB cable while the power switch is on, do not touch the metal part of the connector. This may lead to electrical shock. CAUTION Do not place heavy objects on the machine, as they may tip over or fall resulting in personal injury.
  • Page 20: Consumables

    CAUTION The fixing unit and its surroundings inside the machine may become hot during use. When removing jammed paper or when inspecting the inside of the machine, do not touch the fixing unit and its surroundings, as this may result in burns or electrical shock.
  • Page 21: Legal Limitation On Usage Of Your Product And The Use Of Images

    Legal Limitation on Usage of Your Product and the Use of Images Using your product to scan, print or otherwise reproduce certain documents, and the use of such images as scanned, printed or otherwise reproduced by your product, may be prohibited by law and may result in criminal and/or civil liability. A non-exhaustive list of these documents is set forth below.
  • Page 22: Before You Start Using The Machine

    Printer Control Panel ........
  • Page 23: Features Of The Product

    PCL. The printer can also support Adobe PostScript PostScript data files at 600 dpi. With the optional Canon Adobe PostScript Module A-65 (an add-in ROM for Adobe PostScript 3) installed, the printer can sample the print data as it is received and then automatically switch between the PCL and PostScript personalities.
  • Page 24: Energy Saving

    Line Printer family are also included. The printer uses the Universal Font Scaling Technology (UFST) for outline fonts, provided under license from Agfa Monotype Corporation. Also supplied with the printer are the TrueType screen fonts for 137 font solution and Canon Font Manager for easy ® ®...
  • Page 25: E-mail Notification

    Me, and Windows NT 4.0/2000. 250 Sheet Paper Feed Unit The Canon Paper Feed Unit PF-65 units are designed for high volume printing and sit underneath the universal paper cassette. Each unit holds 250 sheets (80 g/m 21 lb. paper) and can be adjusted to accept different sizes of paper, up to Legal- size.
  • Page 26: Parts And Their Functions

    Parts and Their Functions The following section describes the parts of the printer, and their various functions, so that you can make full use of all the features of your printer. Parts of the Printer Front View 1 1 1 1 Extension Tray Extend when loading B4-, A3-, or other large- sized paper to prevent it from drooping.
  • Page 27: Rear View

    Rear View 1 1 1 1 Ventilation Slots Slots ventilating the air blown by the fan cooling the printer interior. Install the printer so as not to block these slots. 2 2 2 2 Expansion Board Slot Cover Cover protecting the expansion board slot. Use the printer with this cover attached.
  • Page 28: Inside The Front Cover

    Inside the Front Cover 1 1 1 1 Toner Cartridge Compartment Holds the Canon EP-65 Toner Cartridge. Align the toner cartridge with the guides inside the compartment. 2 2 2 2 Paper Feed Roller Located inside the printer, the transfer guide area...
  • Page 29: Printer Control Panel

    Printer Control Panel Located at the front on top of the printer, the control panel features: an LCD display and four status indicators at the top; and six operation keys below the display. The functions of the indicators, operation keys, and displays are as follows.
  • Page 30 5 5 5 5 HD Indicator (green) Indicates that the optional Canon Hard Disk HD- 65 has been installed, Blinking: The hard disk is being accessed. Off: Indicates that there is no optional hard disk installed. If a problem occurs on the optional hard disk, the data stored on the hard disk may be lost.
  • Page 31 Turning the Printer On/Off........
  • Page 32: Turning The Printer On/off

    IMPORTANT Insert the paper cassette before turning the power on when the printer is being turned on for the first time after it has been installed. A blank sheet of paper may be discharged when the power is turned on for the first time after the printer has been installed.
  • Page 33: Turning Off The Printer

    If the printer has a hard disk installed, make sure that the HD indicator (green) is not on. If the power is turned off while the HD indicator is on (the hard disk is reading or writing data), the hard disk may be damaged and become unusable.
  • Page 34: If The Printer Is Using A Hard Disk

    IMPORTANT If you shut down the printer when there is an aborted job or a secure print job on the hard disk, the message <JOB IN PROGRESS +CANCEL/-CONT.> is displayed. All of the jobs will be cancelled by conducting a shut down.
  • Page 35 SAFE TO TURN OFF PRINTER The process to turn off the power has been conducted and the message, <SAFE TO TURN OFF PRINTER> is shown when the printer gets ready. Press the “ printer body when the message <SAFE TO TURN OFF PRINTER>...
  • Page 36: About On-line And Off-line

    The printer comes on-line and is ready for printing. IMPORTANT If there is an error in the printer (when the Alarm indicator (orange) is on or the digit part of the message is flashing), the printer will not become on-line. Eliminate the cause of the error before bringing the printer on-line.
  • Page 37: Off-line

    Check that the printer is in the off-line state before you use keys on the control panel. If not, take the printer off-line as described in the following procedure.
  • Page 38: Cancelling A Print Job

    Cancelling a Print Job Follow the procedure below to cancel a print job. Enter/Cancel To cancel a job while the printer is off-line and <PAUSED> is displayed, press [Enter] while holding down [Shift]. Shift Cancelling a Print Job...
  • Page 39: Input And Output Of The Paper

    Input and Output of the Paper This chapter explains the paper available for this printer and how to load and output paper. Paper Requirements........... . . 3-2 Printable Paper.
  • Page 40: Paper Requirements

    Paper Requirements This section describes the size and type of paper you can use with the printer. Printable Paper You can use the following types of paper with this printer. To ensure optimum performance, only use paper that falls within the specifications listed here, (X indicates that the paper type is supported, while - indicates that it is not supported.)
  • Page 41: Paper Capacity Of Paper Sources

    Type of Paper Multi-Purpose Transparencies A4 Adhesive Labels Letter Adhesive Labels A4 Monarch Envelopes *3 COM 10 Envelopes *3 C5 Envelopes *3 DL Envelopes *3 *1 Only plain paper of 64-90 g/m (17-24 lb.) can be loaded in the paper cassette. *2 Load the paper in portrait orientation.
  • Page 42: Abbreviations Of Paper Sizes

    The printing speed may decrease according to the printing condition such as the type and the size of the paper used. Abbreviations of Paper Sizes The size indication on the paper cassettes and paper size selector of the printer uses the following abbreviations. Paper Size...
  • Page 43: Heavy (thick) Paper

    - The adhesive labels with the base easily peeled. - The paper that has been used once by the printer, copy machine or other laser printers (the back of that paper is also improper). - Paper that has fins.
  • Page 44: Transparency Film

    - Carbon paper. - Paper with staples, clips, ribbons or tapes. - Paper that has been used once by the printer, copy machine or other laser printers (the back of that paper is also improper). Paper that is difficult for the toner to adhere to.
  • Page 45: Storing Paper

    If paper is moved between locations that differ widely in temperature or humidity, it may curl. If this situation cannot be avoided, store the paper in the work area by the printer for at least one day to give the paper time to adjust to the new conditions.
  • Page 46: Selecting Paper Feeding

    Selecting Paper Feeding This section describes how to select the paper source for print jobs. Paper Orientation When using pre-printed paper (letterhead etc.), be sure to load the paper in the correct way as explained below: Paper Cassette The printed side should be face up with the top of the paper at the front. Multi-Purpose Tray The printed side should be face down and placed as shown below.
  • Page 47: Paper Feeding Method

    Paper Feeding Method This printer has a multi-purpose tray in front of it, paper cassettes beneath it as the standard equipment. The printer can automatically feed up to about 350 sheets (80 or 21 lb.) total. In addition, up to three of 250-sheet paper feed units can...
  • Page 48 NOTE You cannot install more than three 250-sheet paper feed units. Use only Canon Paper Feed Unit PF-65 units with this printer. You cannot use paper feed units designed for other printers. 3-10 Selecting Paper Feeding...
  • Page 49: Paper Delivery Method

    The printed pages are delivered with the printed surface facing downwards (face down) to the face-down tray, which is located at the top of the printer. Each sheet of printed paper is stacked in the order the pages were printed.
  • Page 50: Printing From The Paper Cassette

    - Always adjust the side and rear paper guides to match the size of paper you want to load into the cassette. - Never remove the paper cassette while the printer is printing. - Only use paper that is within the recommended range of paper weights.
  • Page 51 IMPORTANT The paper cassette cannot be pulled straight out of the printer. If you use force to pull it out horizontally, the printer or cassette maybe damaged. When loading 250 sheets into the paper cassette, load the paper in two evenly sized stacks.
  • Page 52 Determine the paper size you want to load. Then press and hold the tab on the rear guide. Slide it so that it aligns with the selected paper size. The guide should click into place. Slide the side guides so that they align with the selected paper size.
  • Page 53 IMPORTANT Make sure that the paper size indicated by the selector is the same as the paper size loaded before inserting the cassette into the printer. Errors may occur if the paper size is incorrect. Printing from the Paper Cassette...
  • Page 54 Insert the paper cassette at a slight angle, as shown in the figure to insert it to the printer body. IMPORTANT Do not let the paper cassette touch the floor, or other surfaces. If the paper cassette touches other surfaces, the position of the paper volume status bar may be moved.
  • Page 55: Printing From The Multi-purpose Tray

    Only add paper when the tray is empty. - If printed pages come out of the printer all curled up, you can correct the problem by turning over the paper stack in the tray so that the bottom sheet in the stack is now at the top.
  • Page 56: Loading Paper In The Multi-purpose Tray

    Data cannot be printed in the 5mm wide border of the paper. Be sure to set transparencies and labels in landscape orientation. Use only transparencies dedicated to this printer. If other types of transparencies are used, it may cause a paper feed failure or deterioration in print quality.
  • Page 57 To avoid damaging the multi-purpose tray, do not close the multi-purpose tray with the extension tray left opened. Fan a stack of paper, then tap the stack of paper on a flat surface to properly align the edges. IMPORTANT When fanning or aligning transparencies, always hold the edges, where possible, to avoid touching the print side.
  • Page 58 Please note the following points when loading small size paper in the tray. (If the paper is not loaded correctly, the paper will not be detected by the printer and a message will appear asking you to load paper in the tray.) Make sure that the paper guides are set correctly.
  • Page 59: Setting The Paper Size For The Multi-purpose Tray

    Setting the Paper Size for the Multi-Purpose Tray The printer does not have a paper size sensor for the multi-purpose tray. Please be sure to set the correct paper size from the control panel. If you do not set the correct paper size, misprints and paper jams will occur.
  • Page 60: Printing The First Sheet On Letterhead

    Press [Go] to turn on the On Line indicator. The printer comes on-line and is ready for printing. To print from the printer driver, specify the paper type in the printer driver. (See the PCL Driver Guide.) Printing the First Sheet on Letterhead Follow this procedure to print the first page on letterhead paper and the remainder...
  • Page 61 A different message <CASSETTE2> may appear if an optional Canon Paper Feed Unit PF-65 is installed. Value Press [Value] until you see <MPT>. Enter/Cancel Press [Enter]. Item Press [Item] until you see <TRAY SWITCH> to make sure it is on. If it is not, press Value until you see ON and press [Enter].
  • Page 62: Using The Multi-purpose Tray As A Manual Feed Station

    Press [Item] until you see <MPT SIZE=> in the top line. Value Press [Value] until you see the paper size you want to select. Then press [Enter]. Press [Go] to bring the printer back on-line. 3-24 Printing from the Multi-Purpose Tray...
  • Page 63: Printing Envelopes From The Multi-purpose Tray

    Before you load envelopes in the multi-purpose tray, observe the following precautions. IMPORTANT To avoid serious damage to the printer: - Never use envelopes with metal or plastic fasteners or snaps. - Never use envelopes that are torn, curled, wrinkled or damaged in any way.
  • Page 64 Place the envelopes on a clean, flat surface and press down the corners to flatten the envelopes. Flex the stack on all four sides to remove any stiffness. Check all corners. If the corners are curled, straighten them. IMPORTANT Be sure to flatten out the leading edges of the envelopes if they are curled downwards.
  • Page 65: Loading Envelopes

    Loading Envelopes The multi-purpose tray can hold Monarch, COM 10, C5, and DL envelopes. To load envelopes in the multi-purpose tray, follow the steps below. Grasp the tabs on either side of the multi-purpose tray and gently pull it open. Open the extension tray where necessary.
  • Page 66 Set the side guides width slightly larger than the envelope width. Slide the stack of envelopes into the printer as far as it will go, with the print side facing down and the flap as the leading edge facing towards the printer. Adjust the paper guides to the width of the envelopes.
  • Page 67 NOTE After you have loaded the envelopes in the multi-purpose tray, but before they start printing, please check the following items to avoid paper jams or misfeeds. - Is the stack of envelopes bending? The stack may bend if the paper guides are too tight.
  • Page 68: Cautions On Closing The Multi-purpose Tray

    Cautions on Closing the Multi-Purpose Tray IMPORTANT To prevent damage to the top cover avoid slamming it shut. Closing the multi-purpose tray: 1. Close the flap of extension tray. 2. Then slide the extension tray back into its original position. 3.
  • Page 69: Printing Transparencies

    Printing Transparencies Transparencies can only be loaded in the multi-purpose tray. About 50 sheets can be loaded at a time. For optimum printing results, we recommend using Canon transparencies. For details contact your local supplier. Follow these steps to load transparencies: Before loading, fan a stack of transparencies, then tap them on a flat surface to align the edges.
  • Page 70 IMPORTANT The transparencies must not exceed the paper limit guide. Take care not to scratch or mark the print area of the transparencies with fingerprints. NOTE Remove each transparency as soon as it is delivered to the face-down tray. This will prevent curling and paper jams.
  • Page 71 The Printing Environment This chapter describes the keys on the control panel and how to use them to adjust the printer settings to your own particular requirements. What is the Printing Environment? ......... . 4-2 About the Printing Environment .
  • Page 72: What Is The Printing Environment

    How you use the printer depends on how many built-in features and options you intend to set up and use. If you are the only person using the printer, then your printing environment is less complicated than someone who is connected to a shared network with the printer set up for personality switching.
  • Page 73: Quick Tour Of The Printing Environment

    Press [Shift] and [Enter/Cancel] to cancel the current operation. IMPORTANT If you do not press any button for more than five minutes, the printer closes the menus, returns to the initial on-line condition and displays the <READY> message. However, the...
  • Page 74: Going Off-line For Menu Display And Item Selection

    Going Off-line for Menu Display and Item Selection Press [Go] to switch the On Line indicator on and off. When the On Line indicator is on, the printer is on-line and ready to print. The printer must be on-line to receive data from the host computer.
  • Page 75 If you want to exit or return to the menu level without making any changes, press [Menu]. If you want to bring the printer back on-line without making any changes, press [Go]. Using the Menu Operation Flow at the back of this manual as a reference, take a few minutes to look at some of the other menus, items, and values.
  • Page 76 Dedicating the Printer to the PostScript Language ........
  • Page 77: Testing The Postscript Installation

    Canon Adobe PostScript 3 Module A-65 for Adobe PostScript 3 printing. For more information about how to install the Canon Adobe PostScript 3 Module A- 65 on the printer, see the instructions in the Setup Guide. Checking the Menus After installing the PostScript module, follow the procedure below to check that you can now display and select items from PS MENU.
  • Page 78: Setting Postscript Printing Options

    If you leave the printer set for automatic personality switching, the printer will select the PostScript personality for a print stream that contains PostScript data.
  • Page 79: Setting Up The Postscript Printing Environment

    PostScript printing environment. Printing the PS Font List Before you try to print the font list, follow the procedure to dedicate the printer to the PostScript personality (See “Dedicating the Printer to the PostScript Language,” on p.5-3).
  • Page 80: Notes On The Postscript Personality

    Notes on the PostScript Personality After the Canon Adobe PostScript 3 Module A-65 is installed, the printer offers a variety of PostScript 3 features. However, before you start printing, note the following important points: When the PostScript personality is in use, pressing [Go] will not print data remaining in the printer when the On Line indicator is blinking.
  • Page 81: Summary Of The Printer Menus

    Summary of the Printer Menus This chapter provide a brief outline of the function of each of the printer menus, and an example of how to use them. SHUTDOWN MENU ........... . . 6-3 About SHUTDOWN MENU .
  • Page 82 6. Summary of the Printer Menus USB MENU............6-13 About USB MENU .
  • Page 83: Shutdown Menu

    About SHUTDOWN MENU This menu is used to shut down the printer. You should always use this menu to shut down the printer if the optional Canon Hard Disk HD-65 has been installed. See “SHUTDOWN MENU,” on p.7-8 for details.
  • Page 84: Secured Job Menu

    “SECURED JOB MENU,” on p.7-9 for details of the various settings. IMPORTANT This menu will only appear if there is a secured job stored on the printer. Otherwise, the TEST MENU will be the first menu displayed. Operation flow for SECURED JOB MENU Take the printer off-line.
  • Page 85: Test Menu

    TEST MENU About TEST MENU This menu is used to print test prints and other configuration details for the printer. See “TEST MENU,” on p.7-10 for details of the various options available from this menu. Operation flow for TEST MENU Use the example procedure below to open the TEST MENU and specify the option you want to select.
  • Page 86: Pcl Menu

    Take the printer off-line. Open the menus. Open the PCL menu. Choose an item. Choose a setting. Bring the printer back on-line. PCL MENU To do this... Do this... Press [Go]. Press [Menu]. Press [Menu] until <PCL MENU> appears in the display.
  • Page 87: Ps Menu

    This menu is used to specify various options for PostScript print jobs. This menu will only appear if the optional Canon Adobe PostScript 3 Module A-65 has been installed. See “PS MENU,” on p.7-17 for details of the various settings.
  • Page 88: Feeder Menu

    Take the printer off-line. Open the menus. Open the Feeder menu. Choose an item. Choose a setting. Bring the printer back on-line. FEEDER MENU To do this... Do this... Press [Go]. Press [Menu]. Press [Menu] until <FEEDER MENU>...
  • Page 89: Config Menu

    CONFIG MENU About CONFIG MENU This menu is used to specify various configuration options for printer, such as toner density and power saving options. See “CONFIG MENU,” on p.7-22 for details of the various settings. Operation flow for CONFIG MENU Use the example procedure below to open the CONFIG MENU and specify the option you want to select.
  • Page 90: Enter Password

    ENTER PASSWORD About the ENTER PASSWORD Menu This menu is used to enter the password for the printer. If a password has been set for the printer, you must enter the password to access the advanced printing option menus. See “ENTER PASSWORD,” on p.7-26 for details.
  • Page 91: Job Control Menu

    JOB CONTROL MENU About JOB CONTROL MENU This menu is used to specify options for handling jobs received by the printer. See “JOB CONTROL MENU,” on p.7-27 for details on the various settings. Operation flow for JOB CONTROL MENU Use the example procedure below to open the JOB CONTROL MENU and specify the option you want to select.
  • Page 92: Parallel Menu

    PARALLEL MENU About PARALLEL MENU This menu is used to specify the default printer personality and interface settings for jobs received via the parallel interface port. See “PARALLEL MENU,” on p.7-28 for details of the various settings. Operation flow for PARALLEL MENU Use the example procedure below to open the PARALLEL MENU and specify the option you want to select.
  • Page 93: Usb Menu

    USB MENU About USB MENU This menu is used to specify the default printer personality and interface settings for jobs received via the USB port. See “USB MENU,” on p.7-30 for details of the various settings. Operation flow for USB MENU Use the example procedure below to open the USB MENU and specify the option you want to select.
  • Page 94: Ethernet Menu

    About ETHERNET MENU This menu is used to specify the default printer personality and interface settings for jobs received via the optional Canon Ethernet Board EB-65 network card. This menu will only appear if the optional network card has been installed. See “ETHERNET MENU,”...
  • Page 95: Language Menu

    LANGUAGE MENU About LANGUAGE MENU This menu is used to specify the default language for the LCD display on the printer control panel. See “LANGUAGE MENU,” on p.7-35 for details of the various options. Operation flow for LANGUAGE MENU Follow the procedure below to specify the language for the LCD display.
  • Page 96: Reset Menu

    Operation flow for RESET MENU Use the example procedure below to open the RESET MENU and specify the type of settings you want to reset to their default values. Take the printer off-line. Open the menus. Open the Reset menu.
  • Page 97: Job Log Menu

    To do this... Take the printer off-line. Open the menus. Open the Job Log menu. Choose an item. Choose a setting. Bring the printer back on-line. Do this... Press [Go]. Press [Menu]. Press [Menu] until <JOB LOG MENU> appears in the display.
  • Page 98: Change Password

    CHANGE PASSWORD About the CHANGE PASSWORD Menu This menu is used to set or change the password for the printer. See “CHANGE PASSWORD,” on p.7-39 for details. Operation flow for the CHANGE PASSWORD Menu Use the procedure below to open the CHANGE PASSWORD menu and enter the new password for the printer.
  • Page 99 CHAPTER This chapter explains how to adjust printer settings to meet your own particular requirements. List of Standard Printing Environment Settings ....... . 7-2 List of Advanced Printing Environment Settings.
  • Page 100: List Of Standard Printing Environment Settings

    List of Standard Printing Environment Settings How to use the list Menus or items that require a printer option are indicated with an asterisk (*). The default values are shown in bold text. <SHUTDOWN MENU>* (See p. 7-8) Setting Name...
  • Page 101 Turns auto carriage return on or off. Turns wide A4 on or off. Turns override on or off. Setting Options Displays the resolution of the printer. Sets the number of copies to print. Specifies whether or not to print PS print errors.
  • Page 102 (Cassettes 2 to 4 are only displayed if optional paper feed units have been installed.) Enables the printer to switch to another try if the selected tray is empty. Turns manual feeding from the multi-purpose tray on or off.
  • Page 103: List Of Advanced Printing Environment Settings

    List of Advanced Printing Environment Settings If you have set a password for the printer, you can only access these menu items after entering the password. How to use the list Menus or items that require a printer option be installed, or other option, are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  • Page 104 Sets the timeout interval for the optional network card. Sets the IP address of the printer. Sets the Subnet Mask address of the printer. Sets the Gateway address of the printer. Displays the MAC address of the printer. Setting Options Sets the default language for the LCD display on the printer.
  • Page 105 14 digits INVALID PASSWORD YES, NO REENTER Setting Options Sets a new password for the printer. Confirms the new password, if it is the same as the setting above. Enables you to re-enter the password, if the password entered is incorrect.
  • Page 106: Shutdown Menu

    TO TURN OFF PRINTER> is displayed. You can now turn off the power switch. Cancels the command. IMPORTANT You should always use this menu to shut down the printer if the optional Canon Hard Disk HD-65 has been installed. SHUTDOWN MENU...
  • Page 107: Secured Job Menu

    SECURED JOB MENU This menu will only appear if there is a secured job stored on the printer. Secured jobs can only be stored on the printer if the optional Canon Hard Disk HD-65 has been installed. ENTER PASSWORD 7 digits This item is used to enter the password for the selected secured job, stored on the printer.
  • Page 108: Test Menu

    SHOW PAGE COUNT This displays the number of pages printed by the printer. TOTAL This displays the total number of pages, of all sizes, printed by the printer. SMALL This displays the number small pages printed by the printer. LARGE This displays the number large pages printed by the printer.
  • Page 109: Print Job Log

    Prints the Job Log. PRINT EN CONFIG Prints the Ethernet configuration page. NOTE This item will only appear if the optional Canon Ethernet Board EB-65 network card has been installed. CONTINUOUS TEST Prints the Test Print continuously. To stop continuous printing, press Cancel.
  • Page 110: Pcl Menu

    LETTER, LEGAL, A3, A4, A5, B4, 11X17, EXEC, COM10, MONARCH, C5, DL, B5-JIS Sets the size of the image the printer creates in the memory. The software application determines the image size. If the print job does not specify the image size, then PAGESIZE in the PCL MENU will be used.
  • Page 111 Prints from bottom to top across the length of the page. Landscape orientation is convenient for spreadsheets or other printouts that require increased width for printing. The printer can rotate all fonts to make any of the resident fonts available for either portrait or landscape printing.
  • Page 112 This (Font Number) setting enables you set the default font by its number. The printer assigns a font number to every typeface. Print a PCL Font List to see the numbers assigned to the fonts. The font number (Font #) is the first column in the list.
  • Page 113 PITCH 0.44-10.00-99.99 PITCH appears only if the font source you selected with FNTSRC (font source) and FONTNUM (font number) above is a scalable font in a fixed pitch typeface. Use this item to set the pitch of the font. Pitch is measured as the number of equally spaced characters per inch.
  • Page 114 OVERRIDE ON, OFF This changes LTR (Letter) size requests from the printer driver to A4 size or vice versa. Either A4 or Letter-size paper should be loaded in the printer. The printer does not override paper size A4 with letter or vice versa.
  • Page 115: Ps Menu

    PS MENU This menu is only displayed if the optional Canon Adobe PostScript 3 Module A-65 has been installed. RESOLUTION Displays the printer resolution in dots per inch (dpi) used for print jobs. COPIES 1 to 999 Sets the number of copies printed for each print job.
  • Page 116 A print error status report is printed. Because no error messages are displayed on the printer control panel during PostScript printing, you may want to turn this feature on for PostScript printing. 7-18 PS MENU...
  • Page 117: Feeder Menu

    If the print job does not specify the paper feed source, then FEEDER MENU settings will be used. If the paper size you have selected is not loaded, the printer will display a message to tell you which tray to load the required paper size into.
  • Page 118 The printer displays an error message and asks you to load the correct paper in the tray. MANUAL ON, OFF MANUAL sets feeding to manual from the multi-purpose tray, one sheet at a time. Leave manual feed off unless you intend to use the tray as a manual feed station.
  • Page 119 COM10 4 1/8 9 1/2 in. envelope MONARCH 3 7/8 7 1/2 in. envelope 229 mm envelope 220 mm envelope B5-JIS 257 mm CUSTOM From the multi-purpose tray or manual feed FEEDER MENU 7-21...
  • Page 120: Config Menu

    You must start the print again. You may want to use this setting to conserve memory. The printer reserves enough memory to hold the data for the page that jams and automatically reprints the page that jammed. With this setting, printing speed is slightly slower.
  • Page 121 The printer will start warming up again as soon as you send a print job to the printer, press one of the keys on the control panel, open the front cover, or remove a paper cassette.
  • Page 122: Economy Mode

    The printer enters the power saving mode after the printer remains idle for one hour. The printer enters the power saving mode after the printer remains idle for two minutes. The printer enters the power saving mode after the printer remains idle for three hours.
  • Page 123 Printing with automatic image refinement. Jagged stepping along angles and curves is smoothed. CONFIG MENU 7-25...
  • Page 124: Enter Password

    ENTER PASSWORD ENTER PASSWORD 14 digits This setting is used to set the password for the printer. Press [Value] to increase the value of each number in the password, or press [Shift] and [Value] to decrease the number. Press [Item] or [Shift] and [Item] to select the number you wish to change. Press [Enter] to accept the currently displayed password.
  • Page 125: Job Control Menu

    JOB CONTROL MENU JOB SECURING TIMEOUT 2HR, 8HR, 24HR This setting specifies the amount of time a job is held on the printer. Stores a job for two hours. Stores a job for eight hours. Stores a job for 24 hours.
  • Page 126: Parallel Menu

    AUTO, PCL, PS PERSONALITY is displayed only after the Adobe PostScript 3 module is installed. Until you install the module, PCL is the standard personality of your printer. With this setting you can set the parallel port for automatic personality switching or dedicate the parallel port for only one personality.
  • Page 127 5-15-3000 sec. I/O TIMEOUT (input/output timeout) is the amount of time (measured in seconds) that the printer waits for more data before it ends a print job. If data from other ports frequently arrives during a print job, increase the setting.
  • Page 128: Usb Menu

    The I/O TIMEOUT (input/output timeout) setting is the amount of time (measured in seconds) that the printer waits for more data before it ends a print job. If data from other ports frequently arrives during a print job, increase the setting.
  • Page 129 The timeout is set for 15 seconds. 5 to 3000 To increase the number, press [Value]; to quickly scroll to a higher number in increments of 10, press and hold down [Value]. To decrease the number, press [Shift] and [Value]; to quickly scroll back to a lower number in decrements of 10, press and hold down [Shift] and [Value].
  • Page 130: Ethernet Menu

    ETHERNET MENU The ETHERNET MENU is only displayed when the optional Canon Ethernet Board EB-65 is installed. PERSONALITY AUTO, PS, PCL PERSONALITY is displayed only after the Adobe PostScript 3 module is installed. Until you install the module, PCL is the standard personality of your printer.
  • Page 131: Subnet Mask

    This timeout setting is for the Ethernet network card only. The timeout is set for 15 seconds. 5 to 3000 To increase the number, press [Value], to quickly scroll to a higher number in increments of 10, press and hold down [Value]. To decrease the number, press [Shift] and [Value], to quickly scroll back to a lower number in decrements of 10, press and hold down [Shift] and [Value].
  • Page 132: Gateway Address

    To move to the next octet in the series, press [Enter], to move back through the series, press [Shift] and [Enter]. MAC ADDRESS MAC ADDRESS is used to display the MAC address of the printer. You cannot modify this setting. 7-34...
  • Page 133: Language Menu

    LANGUAGE MENU LANG ENGLISH, DANISH, DUTCH, FINNISH, FRENCH, GERMAN, ITALIAN, NORWEGIAN, PORTUGUESE, SPANISH, SWEDISH The LANG setting allows you to select the default language setting used for the display messages and menu items on the printer control panel. LANGUAGE MENU 7-35...
  • Page 134: Reset Menu

    Always make sure that the On Line indicator is not blinking before pressing the [Enter] key to confirm the <RESET=STORED JOB> message. Otherwise, data for any jobs being processed by the printer will be lost. JOB LOG Clears the log job.
  • Page 135: Job Log Menu

    This setting specifies how the printer should respond when the job log becomes full. The job log can store information for up to 50 jobs if the optional Canon Hard Disk HD-65 has been installed and up to 30 jobs if the hard disk has not been installed.
  • Page 136: Daylight Saving Time

    STOP The printer stops printing when the job log become full. WARNING The printer displays a warning message when the job log becomes full, but does not stop printing. GMT DIFFERENTIAL TIME -12-0-12 This setting specifies the time difference from GMT (Greenwich Mean Time) for the time zone where the printer is being used.
  • Page 137: Change Password

    CHANGE PASSWORD NEW PASSWORD 14 digits This setting is used to set a new password for the printer. Press [Value] to increase the value of each number in the password, or press [Shift] and [Value] to decrease the number. Press [Item] or [Shift] and [Item] to select the number you wish to change. Press [Enter] to accept the currently displayed password.
  • Page 138: Maintenance

    Cleaning the Printer ........
  • Page 139: Replacing The Toner Cartridge

    Be sure to clean the fixing roller when replacing the toner cartridge. WARNING The fixing assembly inside the printer gets extremely hot. Be careful not to touch any of the parts inside the cover except those specified in this manual. Doing so may result in personal injury, or burns.
  • Page 140: When To Replace The Toner Cartridge

    NOTE <TONER LOW> is a warning message that indicates there is not much toner remaining in the toner cartridge. The printer will not stop printing. Grasp the tabs on either side of the multi-purpose tray and pull it open.
  • Page 141 Pull the two grey release levers inside the multi-purpose tray area towards you, then pull the front cover forwards until it stops. IMPORTANT Do not touch the transport roller or the discharger inside the front cover. This could reduce the printing quality. If you find it difficult to conduct this procedure, try to pull out the front cover by lifting it slightly.
  • Page 142 Remove the toner cartridge from the printer by grasping it by the right and left handles and pulling it out horizontally. IMPORTANT Be sure to handle the toner cartridge carefully. Hold the toner cartridge as illustrated below and handle it with the arrow-mark face up. Never stand the toner cartridge on end or turn it upside down.
  • Page 143 If you remove the cartridge from the printer place it in its bag immediately, or wrap the cartridge in a sheet of paper (B4-size is recommended) to prevent dust adhering to the drum, then wrap the cartridge in a thick cloth. When wrapping the paper around the cartridge, take care not to damage the gear-like parts on the top of the cartridge.
  • Page 144 Hold the toner cartridge with both hands as illustrated below, insert it back into the printer as far as it will go with the projections on both sides aligned with the toner cartridge guides located inside the main unit. Close the front cover and push the two grey release levers back into position to lock the cover in place.
  • Page 145 Close the multi-purpose tray. Replacing the Toner Cartridge...
  • Page 146: Replacing The Toner Cartridge

    If you get loose toner powder on your hands or clothing, wash it off with cold water immediately. Do not put your hand inside the front cover immediately after the printer has been used as the fixing assembly inside the printer gets extremely hot. Be careful not to touch any of the parts inside the cover except those specified in...
  • Page 147 Do not touch the transport roller or the discharger inside the front cover. This could reduce the printing quality. Remove the toner cartridge from the printer by grasping it by the right and left handles and pulling it out horizontally.
  • Page 148 Remove the new toner cartridge from its protective bag. IMPORTANT We recommend that you use Canon toner cartridges for optimum printing results. Before you install the cartridge, ensure it has adjusted to room temperature especially if the toner cartridge has been moved from a cold to a warm location. If a cold cartridge is installed in the printer, condensation may form inside the cartridge and cause a reduction in print quality.
  • Page 149 Hold the toner cartridge as illustrated below and gently rock it 5 or 6 times in lateral direction 1 1 1 1 , then another 5 or 6 times in vertical direction 2 2 2 2 to distribute the toner evenly. IMPORTANT If toner is not evenly distributed inside the cartridge, it can cause streaking or fading on the printed page.
  • Page 150 Remove the tapes attaching the protective cover to the toner cartridge. Then remove the protective cover by pressing the two levers on the top edge of the cover. IMPORTANT Do not re-attach the protective cover once it has been removed as this may damage the drum.
  • Page 151 Grasp the handles of the toner cartridge as shown, then gently slide it into the printer as far as it will go with the projections at both sides aligned with the toner cartridge guides located inside the printer. Close the front cover and push the two grey release levers back into position to lock the cover in place.
  • Page 152: Handling Toner Cartridges

    Toner cartridge recycling cannot succeed without your help. We would like to encourage you to support the Canon Cartridge Recycling Program and bring your used cartridge to the CANON distributor from which you have purchased the cartridge or to your nearest CANON dealer.
  • Page 153: Storing Toner Cartridges

    This will allow it to slowly adjust to the new temperature, preventing condensation from forming. We recommend that you use Canon toner cartridges for optimum printing results. Before you install the cartridge, check the expiration date printed on the box. Old toner cartridges can cause poor print quality.
  • Page 154 When you remove the toner cartridge from the printer, store it in the original protective bag or wrap a sheet of paper around the cartridge to prevent dust from accumulating on the drum, then wrap the cartridge in a piece of thick cloth.
  • Page 155: Adjusting The Print Density

    To adjust it from the control panel of your printer, follow the procedure below. Press [Go] to turn off the On Line indicator. The printer goes off-line and is ready for settings to be made from the control panel. Menu Press [Menu] until you see <CONFIG MENU>...
  • Page 156 Enter/Cancel When the setting you require is displayed, press [Enter]. Press [Go] to bring the printer back on-line. The On Line indicator comes on and the printer is ready for use. Adjusting the Print Density 8-19...
  • Page 157: Cleaning The Printer

    IMPORTANT Never use any cleaning solvent other than water or water-diluted neutral detergent to prevent deterioration of or cracks in the plastic parts of the main unit of the printer. Be sure to dilute neutral detergent with water. Never attempt to lubricate the front cover, cassette protective cover or mechanism inside the main unit of the printer.
  • Page 158 When you use neutral detergent for cleaning, wipe off the neutral detergent remaining on the printer with a soft cloth moistened with water. After removing stains, wipe the printer with a soft dry cloth to remove the remaining moisture. Connect the power cord to the AC outlet after the body surface is dried completely.
  • Page 159: Cleaning The Fixing Roller

    Also clean the fixing roller if black spots appear on the printed side or rear of the paper. Cleaning the fixing roller can prevent image deterioration. To clean the fixing roller, first print a cleaning page on the printer and use it to clean the roller.
  • Page 160: Cleaning The Fixing Roller

    Press [Go] to feed the cleaning page through the printer to clean the fixing assembly. The printer will slowly feed the cleaning page to start cleaning the fixing roller. Cleaning the Fixing Roller 8-23...
  • Page 161 NOTE Normally, the cleaning of the fixing roller will require approximately five minutes. Press [Go] to bring the printer back on-line. The On Line indicator comes on and the printer is ready to use. 8-24 Cleaning the Fixing Roller...
  • Page 162: Cleaning The Paper Feed Roller And Separation Pad

    Press the “ Disconnect the power cord from the AC outlet. ” side of the power switch to turn off the printer. Cleaning the Paper Feed Roller and Separation Pad 8-25...
  • Page 163 IMPORTANT The paper cassette cannot be pulled out horizontally. The cassette may be damaged if you try to force it out by pulling it straight out of the printer. NOTE Remove the paper cassettes from all paper feed units when cleaning the paper feed rollers in the paper feed units.
  • Page 164 If you have installed more than one paper feed unit, clean all the units at one time. Carry each paper feed unit separately when moving them. The paper feed roller is fixed to the printer body and lower front of the paper feed unit.
  • Page 165 Remove any dirt from the paper feed roller using a cloth moistened with water and then wrung dry. IMPORTANT Remove stains by wiping the paper feed roller in the direction indicated by the arrow. Use only a cloth moistened with water to clean the paper feed roller. Re-attach the paper feed roller after drying it completely.
  • Page 166 Turn over the paper cassette. Pinch both tabs of the separation pad at the same time to remove the separation pad. If you try to remove the separation pad without replacing the paper cassette, the pad may jump out. In this case, remove the separation pad by holding it to prevent it from jumping out.
  • Page 167 Remove any dirt from the separation pad using a cloth moistened with water and then wrung dry. IMPORTANT Remove stains by wiping the separation pad in the direction indicated by the arrow. Use only a cloth moistened with water to clean the separation pad. Re-attach the separation pad after drying it completely.
  • Page 168 Return the printer and the paper feed unit to the original installation location. Insert the paper cassette at a slight angle and then slowly lower it to the horizontal position, as shown in the illustration, to insert it in the printer.
  • Page 169 Printer Trouble ........
  • Page 170: When You Have Trouble Printing

    When You Have Trouble Printing If your printer is unable to print or you have problems with the printer or print quality, use this map to find the appropriate page for help. Printer is unable to print Layout problems Print quality...
  • Page 171 The printer is not on-line. (See "About On-line and Off-line," on p. 2-6.) The printer is not turned on. (See "Turning On the Printer," on p. 2-2.) The cable is not connected properly. (See the Setup Guide.) <LOAD PAPER> is displayed.
  • Page 172: Problems And Solutions Without Messages

    Problems and Solutions Without Messages Use the following procedures to solve problems that do not cause the printer to display a message. IMPORTANT Refer to “Responding to Error Codes and Messages” (See p.9-18) when messages are displayed. If symptoms not specified in this section occur, a problem persists even after following these procedures, or the cause cannot be figured out at all, contact your local supplier.
  • Page 173 Printing stops Cause1 : Printing stops midway during a job and the printer will not print the remaining pages. The flow of data from the host computer has been interrupted for some reason and this has caused a timeout. If no data is received for a specified length of time, the job is terminated.
  • Page 174: Print Problems

    Cause : The printer has initiated a job timeout. When a job timeout occurs, the downloaded fonts and formatting commands specified in the software application are lost, so printing after the job timeout is completed without the downloaded font and format.
  • Page 175 : The printer is plugged into an outlet shared with another electrical device capable of generating noise, such as a photocopier, shredder or air conditioner. Remedy : Plug the printer into a different outlet or consult a qualified technician to install a noise filter.
  • Page 176 Data originally printed as one page now printing as two or more pages. Cause : If the time interval of the data sent by the software application to the printer is longer than the time interval before the printer regards a job as completed (the...
  • Page 177: Clearing Paper Jams

    In this case, re-check various sections of the printer to remove all pieces of the paper from inside the printer.
  • Page 178 Never touch the high-voltage contact points inside the front cover. This could damage the printer. Remove the jammed paper with the power to the printer still on. If you turn the power off, the data being printing will be erased.
  • Page 179 IMPORTANT Be sure to support the multi-purpose tray with both hands when opening it. Remove the paper jammed in the multi-purpose tray. Pull the two grey release levers inside the multi-purpose tray area towards you, then pull the front cover forwards until it stops.
  • Page 180 Press down the right and left green pressure release levers to release the pressure applied by the fixing unit. When the message <PAPER JAM> appears on the display, gently pull out the paper jammed in the front cover using both hands.
  • Page 181 If you cannot see the jammed paper inside the front cover, pull it out with both hands from the paper delivery tray. NOTE Open the paper delivery cover to make sure there are no scraps of paper left inside the printer after you have removed the jammed paper. Clearing Paper Jams 9-13...
  • Page 182 When the message <CHECK INPUT AREA> appears on the display, pull out all the paper cassettes by lifting them slightly. When an optional paper feed unit is attached to your printer, pull out all the paper cassettes starting from the top cassette.
  • Page 183 IMPORTANT Pull out the cassettes starting from the top one. If you pull out them starting from the bottom one, the jammed paper may tear leading to more paper jams. Paper cassettes cannot be pulled out horizontally. If you try to force a paper cassette out horizontally, it may be damaged.
  • Page 184 Load the paper in the paper cassette and re-install the paper cassette in the printer. Raise the right and left pressure release levers to lock them in place. Close the front cover and raise the right and left release levers to lock them in place.
  • Page 185 Close the multi-purpose tray. Clearing Paper Jams 9-17...
  • Page 186: Responding To Error Codes And Messages

    Remedy : Format the Flash ROM or delete font and macro data to create more space. Cause2 : The printer has received more font and macro data than it can hold in the available memory of the Flash ROM. The printer goes off-line.
  • Page 187 Cause : A fuser overheating error. Remedy : Turn the printer off, wait 15 minutes and then turn the printer back on. If this error persists, turn the printer off, unplug power cord from the AC outlet and call for service.
  • Page 188 : The universal cassette is not installed in the printer or is not correctly positioned. Remedy : Install the paper cassette in the printer. If the paper cassette is installed in the printer, remove it, insert it again and make sure it is securely in position.
  • Page 189 B5-JIS CUSTOM CASSETTE1 The internal 250-sheet Universal Cassette UC-65 CASSETTE2 The optional 250-sheet Canon Paper Feed Unit PF-65 CASSETTE3 The optional 250-sheet Canon Paper Feed Unit PF-65 CASSETTE4 The optional 250-sheet Canon Paper Feed Unit PF-65 The multi-purpose tray on the printer...
  • Page 190 Cause : A memory overflow has occurred. Remedy : The printer has received more data than it can hold in the available memory on the printer. This can occur if too many soft fonts, macros or complex graphics are sent to the printer. If AUTOCONT is ON (CONFIG MENU), the print job will resume after 10 seconds.
  • Page 191 Cause : The printer is processing a print job. You will see this message if you try to take the printer off-line by pressing [Go] during printing. This message is also displayed when you are printing one of the internal demonstration or test pages.
  • Page 192 WARMING UP... Cause : The printer is warming up. Remedy : Wait until the printer has warmed up and displays <READY>. WRONG PAPER SIZE Cause : A paper size mismatch has occurred. More than one paper size has been found in the same tray.
  • Page 193 +REALLY FORMAT - IGNORE FLASH Cause : This message appears asking you to confirm that you want to format the optional Flash ROM if <+FORMAT FLASH> is selected in the message above. Remedy : Select + (press [Value]) to begin formatting the Flash ROM. Select - (press [Shift] and [Value]) to cancel the operation.
  • Page 194: Other Print Problems

    Reference : “Cleaning the Fixing Roller” (See p.8-23) Cause2 : The inside of the printer has become dirty with toner residue. Remedy : Clean the transfer guide area with a clean cloth. If the problem persists, repeat the cleaning procedure above a few times.
  • Page 195 Reference : “Replacing the Toner Cartridge” (See p.8-2) Cause3 : Paper is wet or dry. Remedy : Replace the paper with paper that is suitable for the printer. Reference : “Paper Requirements” (See p.3-2) Black spots on the top and back of the printed pages Cause : The fixing roller inside the fixing assembly unit may be dirty.
  • Page 196 Checking the Printer Operation ........
  • Page 197: Checking The Printer Operation

    Checking the Printer Operation You can use the test print to check the configuration of the printer, and the font list to check the fonts installed on the printer Configuration Page Follow the procedure below to print the test print (Configuration Page.) A description of the information included in the test print is provided on the following pages.
  • Page 198: Test Print (configuration Page) Sample

    Test Print (Configuration Page) Sample Checking the Printer Operation 10-3...
  • Page 199 Shows the PCL print job settings, as determined by the PCL MENU options. (See “PCL MENU,” on p.7-12) 3 3 3 3 PS MENU (Only displayed if the optional Canon Adobe PostScript 3 Module A- 65 is installed) Displays the PostScript print job settings, as determined by the PS MENU options.
  • Page 200 (See “JOB CONTROL MENU,” on p.7-27) INSTALLED OPTIONS D D D D Displays a list of the options installed on the printer and the total memory. PRINTER DETAILS E E E E Displays the printer ROM DIMM version, version numbers of any installed options, and the page counts.
  • Page 201: Font List

    Follow the procedure below to print the font list. A description of the information included in the font list is provided on the following pages. Samples of the standard typefaces included with the printer are shown in “Typeface Samples” (See p.10-9) Press [Go] to take the printer off-line.
  • Page 202: Pcl Font List Sample

    PCL Font List Sample 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Checking the Printer Operation 10-7...
  • Page 203 F: Flash fonts Font ID 2 2 2 2 The number allocated by the user to soft fonts downloaded to the printer. Symbol Set 3 3 3 3 The name of the symbol set used by the font. (See “Symbol Sets Supported,” on p.10-18)
  • Page 204: Typeface Samples

    Typeface Samples The font lists printed from the TEST MENU are a comprehensive listing of all fonts currently available. The listing contains the names and print samples of the fonts stored on the printer. Scalable Fonts (PCL) Courier CG Times...
  • Page 205 Univers Bold Condensed Univers Condensed Italic Univers Bold Condensed Italic AntiqOlive AntiqOlive Bold AntiqOlive Italic Garamond Antique Garamond Bold Garamond Italic Garamond Bold Italic Marigold Albertus Semi-Bold Albertus Extra Bold Arial Arial Bold Arial Italic Arial Bold Italic Times New Roman Times New Roman Bold Times New Roman Italic Times New Roman Bold Italic...
  • Page 206: Bar Code Scalable Fonts (pcl)

    Wingdings Courier Bold Courier Italic Courier Bold Italic Letter Gothic Letter Gothic Bold Letter Gothic Italic Bar Code Scalable Fonts (PCL) Codabar Codabar Condensed Codabar Expanded Barcode 3 of 9 Thin Barcode 3 of 9 Light Barcode 3 of 9 Barcode 3 of 9 Semi-Bold Barcode 3 of 9 Black Interleaved 2 of 5 Light...
  • Page 207: Ocr Scalable Fonts (pcl)

    Interleaved 2 of 5 Condensed Interleaved 2 of 5 Semi-Bold Condensed Interleaved 2 of 5 Condensed Bold MSI Plessey UPC/EAN UPC/EAN Bold UPC/EAN Condensed UPC/EAN Condensed Bold UPC/EAN Expanded UPC/EAN Expanded Bold PostNet Code 128 Code 128 Bold Code 128 Condensed Code 128 Condensed Bold Code 128 Expanded Code 128 Expanded Bold...
  • Page 208: Bitmapped Fonts (pcl)

    Bitmapped Fonts (PCL) Line Printer Line Printer Line Printer Line Printer Line Printer Line Printer Line Printer Line Printer Typeface Samples 10-13...
  • Page 209: Ps Fonts

    PS Fonts 10-14 Typeface Samples...
  • Page 210 Typeface Samples 10-15...
  • Page 211 10-16 Typeface Samples...
  • Page 212 Typeface Samples 10-17...
  • Page 213: Symbol Sets Supported

    Symbol Sets Supported This section provides a list to the character code tables for the characters in each symbol set. Character Code Tables Roman-8 (R8) 10-18 Symbol Sets Supported...
  • Page 214 ISO 8859/1 Latin 1 ISO 8859/2 Latin 2 Symbol Sets Supported 10-19...
  • Page 215 ISO 8859/9 Latin 5 PC-8 Code Page 437 10-20 Symbol Sets Supported...
  • Page 216 PC-8 Danish/Norwegian PC-850 Multilingual (PM) Symbol Sets Supported 10-21...
  • Page 217 PC-852 Latin 2 PC-Turkish 10-22 Symbol Sets Supported...
  • Page 218 Windows Latin 1 Windows Latin 2 Symbol Sets Supported 10-23...
  • Page 219 Windows Latin 5 DeskTop 10-24 Symbol Sets Supported...
  • Page 220 PS Text Ventura International VentrIL VentrIR Symbol Sets Supported 10-25...
  • Page 221 Ventura US VentrIL VentrUR Microsoft Publishing MicPubL MicPubR 10-26 Symbol Sets Supported...
  • Page 222 Math-8 Math8L Math8R PS Math PSMathL PSMathR Symbol Sets Supported 10-27...
  • Page 223 Ventura Math VentrML VentrMR Pi Font 10-28 Symbol Sets Supported...
  • Page 224 Legal Windows 3.0 Latin 1 ECMA94L Win30R Symbol Sets Supported 10-29...
  • Page 225 ISO 8859/10 Latin 6 PC-775 10-30 Symbol Sets Supported ECMA94L I8859L6R PC-775L PC-775R...
  • Page 226 PC-1004 PC-1004L PC-1004R Windows Baltic ECMA94L WinBALT Symbol Sets Supported 10-31...
  • Page 227 MC Text MacTxtL MacTxtR Symbol Font SymFntL SymFntR 10-32 Symbol Sets Supported...
  • Page 228 Wingdings Font WingdgL WingdgR PC-860 Portugal PC-860L PC-860PRT Symbol Sets Supported 10-33...
  • Page 229 PC-865 Norway PC-865L PC-865NR PC-8 Greek PC-8L PC-8GR 10-34 Symbol Sets Supported...
  • Page 230 OCR-A OCR-B Symbol Sets Supported 10-35...
  • Page 231 3 of 9 Barcode UPC/EAN Barcode 10-36 Symbol Sets Supported...
  • Page 232 Code 128 Barcode Interleaved 2 of 5 Barcode Symbol Sets Supported 10-37...
  • Page 233 Codabar (Upright) Codabar (Condensed) 10-38 Symbol Sets Supported...
  • Page 234 Codabar (Expanded) MSI Plessey Symbol Sets Supported 10-39...
  • Page 235 PostNet 10-40 Symbol Sets Supported...
  • Page 236: Iso Substitution Table

    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 10-41...
  • Page 237: Specifications

    Specifications This section lists the specifications for the printer. Hardware Specifications Type Printing Process Printing Speed Warm-up Time First Print Output Time: Paper Sizes Paper Delivery Method Paper Delivery Tray Capacity Noise Level (printer body only) (By standby position) (Declared noise...
  • Page 238: Controller Specifications

    Mass Printer body: EP-65 cartridge: Canon 250 sheet paper cassette: Approximately 1.5 kg (3.3 lb.) Canon 250 sheet paper feeder (including the 250 sheet paper cassette)*: Approximately 5 kg (11.0 lb.) * Optional product sold separately. Controller Specifications...
  • Page 239: Interface Specifications

    Interface Specifications This section list the specifications for the parallel interface and printer cable that should be used with the printer. Parallel Interface (Centronics Compliant) Location of signal lines and pins Pin number STROBE DATA0 DATA1 DATA2 DATA3 DATA4 DATA5...
  • Page 240: Connector And Cable

    <AUXOUT> is a signal output for extension, not used at present. Connector and Cable Timing Chart A-B-A STROBE STROBE BUSY BUSY Parallel Connections DATA DATA 0-7 STROBE BUSY PERROR SELECT External devices AUTOFD (Host computer, etc.) AUXOUT1 INIT FAULT AUXOUT2 AUXOUT3 AUXOUT4 SELECT IN STROBE BUSY Printer Interface Specifications 10-45...
  • Page 241: Glossary

    Buffer An area of the printer memory that holds data sent from the computer. The buffer holds an entire page until it is printed. A defect that adversely affects the operation of a computer system.
  • Page 242 Letters and symbols to be printed are sent in the form of codes from the host computer to the printer. The codes are composed of two-digit characters such as 23 or 5B (hexadecimal). A character code table shows the correspondence between the host computer and printer.
  • Page 243 The lower the measurement, the lower the noise level. Default A setting or value that remains in effect until you turn the printer on or off or change the numeric setting. The printing environment is set at the factory before the printer is shipped.
  • Page 244 PostScript printer. EP-65 cartridge Canon’s original cartridge containing toner, a photosensitive drum, a cleaning unit. Stable and high quality printing can be always secured as the whole unit is replaced when toner is depleted. Replacement work is very simple. This disposable toner cartridge has a service life of about 10,000 pages (A4 document, printing ratio: Approximately 5%, density: factory shipment default).
  • Page 245 Flash ROM Additional memory that is used to store font and macro data. Use of additional Flash ROM memory requires the purchase and installation of the Canon Flash ROM Module FR-65. Font A complete set of characters of the same size and style;...
  • Page 246 When the printer is ready, it sends a signal that it is ready to receive. After the data transmission is completed, signals to confirm the successful completion of the transfer are sent between the host computer...
  • Page 247 Multi-purpose Tray A tray that folds out from your printer and can hold a variety of print media, including cut sheet standard paper, envelopes, adhesive labels and transparencies.
  • Page 248 Paper Jam When a sheet of paper stops in the printer. A jam must be removed before you can continue printing. Parallel Interface Transmits data in one-byte segments along a parallel cable.
  • Page 249 The relative thickness of printed lines. The thicker the line, the darker it looks. Printable Area The area of a page on which the printer can reproduce text or graphics. There is a very small border around the edge of the paper where nothing can be printed.
  • Page 250 Stands for “Read Only Memory”, a type of printer memory that is not deleted even if the printer is turned off. System program is written in the ROM of the printer. It is also used for optional control ROM. USB Connector USB (Universal Serial Bus) is a type of interface for connecting all kinds of peripherals to computers.
  • Page 251 Status Message A message on the control display that tells you what the printer is doing. For example, READY tells you the printer is ready and waiting for a print job. Unlike error messages, status messages do not require any action.
  • Page 252 USB (Universal Serial Bus) is a new industry-wide standard for connecting all kinds of peripherals to computers. USB enables consistent high speed transmission at 12 Megabits per second, attachment and removal of cables without any need to switch off the computer (“Hot plug”), and simple connection without fiddly setup procedures (“Plug &...
  • Page 253: Index

    Index Symbols +FORMAT FLASH - IGNORE FLASH Message... 9-24 +REALLY FORMAT - IGNORE FLASH Message... 9-25 Numerics 250 Sheet Paper Feed Unit Described ... 1-4 Adhesive Labels Recommended... 3-6 Alarm Indicator Function ... 1-8 CALL FOR SERVICE Messages... 9-19 Cancel Key Function ...
  • Page 254 Printing...8-22 CONFIG MENU Auto Continue ...7-22 Density...7-23 Economy Mode ...7-24 Jam Recovery ...7-22 Operation Flow...6-9 Power Save...7-23 Refine ...7-24 Configuration Page ...10-2 Controller Specifications...10-43 Density Adjusting ...8-18 Enter Key Function ...1-9 ENTER PASSWORD Enter Password...7-24 ENTER PASSWORD Menu Operation Flow...6-10 Enter/Cancel Key...1-9 Envelopes Loading in Multi-Purpose Tray ...3-27...
  • Page 255 FEEDER MENU Feed ... 7-19 Manual ... 7-20 MPT Size... 7-20 Operation Flow ... 6-8 Tray Switch ... 7-19 Fixing Roller Cleaning ... 8-22 FLASH ERROR Message... 9-18 FLASH FORMAT RESTART Message... 9-19 FLASH FORMATTING Message... 9-19 FLASH OVERFLOW Message... 9-18 Flash ROM Module Described ...
  • Page 256 Hardware Specifications ...10-42 HD Indicator Function ...1-9 Heavy or Thick Paper Requirements ...3-5 Interface Specifications...10-44 Item Key Function ...1-9 JOB CONTROL MENU Job Securing Timeout ...7-27 Operation Flow...6-11 Print with User ID & Password...7-27 Job Indicator Function ...1-8 JOB LOG MENU Auto Clear Log Every 50/30 Jobs ...7-37 Auto Print Log Every 50/30 Jobs ...7-37 Daylight Saving Time ...7-38...
  • Page 257 Described ... 1-8 Letterhead Printing ... 3-22 List of Terms Glossary ... 10-46 LOAD IN MANUAL Message... 9-21 MEM ALLOC ERROR Message... 9-22 MEMORY OVERFLOW Message... 9-22 Menu Key Function ... 1-9 Menus Selecting Options from... 4-4 Messages List of... 9-18 MRT COMPRESSION Message...
  • Page 258 OPTION RAM ERROR Message ...9-23 Orientation Landscape ...7-13 Portrait ...7-13 PAGES #### Message ...9-23 Paper Colored ...3-4 Handling...3-7 Inappropriate...3-5 Orientation ...3-8 Plain Paper Requirements ...3-4 Size Abbreviations ...3-4 Specifications...3-2 Storing ...3-7 Thick or Heavy ...3-5 Paper Cassette Loading ...3-12 Printing from ...3-12 Setting as Paper Feed Source...7-19 Paper Feed Roller Cleaning...8-25...
  • Page 259 Dedicating Network to PS ... 7-32 Dedicating Parallel Port to PCL... 7-28 Dedicating Parallel Port to PostScript... 7-28 Dedicating Printer to PostScript ... 5-3 Dedicating USB Port to PCL ... 7-30 Dedicating USB Port to PostScript ... 7-30 ETHERNET MENU ... 7-32 PARALLEL MENU...
  • Page 260 Printing Environment Described...4-2 Overview ...4-3 PostScript...5-4 PRINTING... Message ...9-23 Problems and Solutions Without Messages ...9-4 PS Font List Printing...5-4 PS MENU Copies...7-17 Operation Flow...6-7 Print Errors...7-17 Resolution...7-17 PS OPTION ERROR Message ...9-24 RAM DIMM Modules Described...1-4 RESET MENU Operation Flow...6-16 Reset ...7-36 RESTORING DEFAULTS Message ...9-22...
  • Page 261 Software Specifications... 10-43 Specifications Controller... 10-43 Hardware... 10-42 Interface ... 10-44 Parallel Interface ... 10-44 Software ... 10-43 Symbol Sets Sets Supported ... 10-18 Tables ... 10-18 Terminology Glossary ... 10-46 TEST MENU Cleaning Page... 7-11 Cleaning Roller... 7-11 Continuous Test... 7-11 Operation Flow ...
  • Page 262 USB INTERFACE ERROR Message ...9-24 USB MENU I/O Timeout ...7-30 Operation Flow...6-13 Personality ...7-30 Value Key Function ...1-9 WARMING UP... Message ...9-24 WRONG PAPER SIZE Message ...9-24 10-67...
  • Page 263 CANON INC. 30-2, Shimomaruko 3-chome, Ohta-ku, Tokyo 146-8501, Japan CANON U.S.A., INC. One Canon Plaza, Lake Success, NY 11042, U.S.A. CANON CANADA INC. 6390 Dixie Road Mississauga, Ontario L5T 1P7, Canada CANON EUROPA N.V. Bovenkerkerweg 59-61 P.O. Box 2262, 1180 EG Amstelveen, The Netherlands CANON COMMUNICATION &...

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