Unpack the Printer
Carefully remove all items from the box.
PIXMA iP1600 Photo Printer
Quick Start Guide
Documentation and Software Kit
Easy Setup Instructions
Prepare the Printer
Remove the tapes from the printer as shown.
The tape position is subject to change.
Open the Paper Support and the Front Cover, then remove
the Protective Material on the right side.
Plug the Power Cord into the back of the printer and connect
the other end to a power outlet.
NOTE: Do NOT connect the USB cable at this stage.
TURN THE PRINTER ON. The printer will initialize. Wait until
the POWER lamp remains fully lit.
Install the FINE Cartridges
Open the Front Cover. The FINE Cartridge Holder automatical-
ly moves to the left.
Write down the serial number. You will need this to register
Remove the Color FINE Cartridge (CL-41) from its box.
Remove the Protective Tape gently.
To the FINE Cartridge Holder
Print Head Nozzles
·Do not touch the electrical contacts or Print Head Nozzles on
a FINE Cartridge. The printer may not print out properly if you
·Do not reattach the Protective Tape once you have removed it.
·Handle the removed Protective Tape carefully to avoid getting
your hands dirty or staining surrounding work area.
Insert the Color FINE Cartridge slightly slanted into the right
Push up the FINE Cartridge until it clicks into place.
IMPORTANT: For correct printer operation, make sure the FINE
Cartridge is secure in slots.
Repeat the procedure for the Black FINE Cartridge (PG-40),
inserting it into the left slot (B).
Close the Front Cover.
NOTE: The printer will perform a Print Head Cleaning after the
cover is closed. Wait until the process is complete before pro-
Continue with Step 4
on side two.