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Canon PIXMA iP8500 Series Easy Setup Instructions

Canon pixma ip8500: setup instruction.
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1
Unpack the Printer
1
Carefully remove all items from the box.
PIXMA iP8500 Series
Photo Printer
Photo Printer
Series
Quick Start Guide
Documentation and
Software Kit
PIXMA iP8500 Series
Print Head
Power Cord
Ink Tanks
BCI-6R Red
BCI-6PM Photo
Magenta
BCI-6G Green
BCI-6BK Black
Ink Tanks
BCI-6C Cyan
BCI-6M Magenta
BCI-6PC Photo Cyan
BCI-6Y Yellow
2
Prepare the Printer
1
Remove all shipping tape and clear plastic from
the printer. Write down the serial number
located inside the printer. You will need this to
register your products.
Serial Number
Location
2
Plug the power cord into the back of the printer
and connect the other end to a power outlet.
Press the POWER button. The printer will
initialize.
POWER Button
POWER
Lamp
3
Lower the front cover. Raise the top cover.
Lower the inner cover.
Top Cover
Inner Cover
Front Cover
4
The print head holder automatically moves to
the center. Remove the protective tape.
Protective Tape

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Easy Setup Instructions
3
Install the Print Head
1
Remove the print head from its package.
Tear at notch to open
Remove the orange protective cap from the
2
print head.
NOTE: Do not touch the print head nozzles and
the electrical contacts.
Electrical
Print Head
Contacts
Nozzles
3
Raise the print head lock lever.
4
Slide the print head into the holder.
The print head will rest at a slight angle.
5
Lower the print head lock lever and press it
down until it clicks into place.
click
4
Install the Ink Tanks
1
Peel back the orange tab and completely
remove the plastic wrapper from the Yellow Ink
Tank (BCI-6Y).
2
Twist off and discard the orange protective cap.
NOTE: To avoid spilling ink, never press on the
sides of an ink tank.
Protective cap
3
Insert the ink tank into the correct slot.
(Refer to the color guide on the print head lock
lever.)
Press down until the ink tank clicks into place.
click
4
Insert the remaining seven ink tanks into their
assigned slots.
5
Close (a) the inner cover and then (b) the top
cover. Lift open the paper support and extend
the paper output tray.
IMPORTANT: Be sure to close the inner cover
completely, or the paper will not feed properly.
Paper Support
(a) Inner Cover
(b) Top Cover
Paper Output Tray
NOTE: The printer will perform a print head
cleaning. Wait until the POWER lamp displays a
steady green light before proceeding.
Series
Photo Printer
Connect the Printer
5
and Load Paper
IMPORTANT: Be sure the printer is off before
continuing, or the computer will attempt to
install the printer driver before the printer is
ready.
1
TURN THE PRINTER OFF.
Connect one end of the USB cable to the
2
computer, the other to the appropriate USB
port on the printer.
If your computer and operating system support
USB 2.0 Hi-Speed, use the top port. Otherwise,
use the bottom port.
NOTE: The iP8500 Series Photo Printer is
equipped with both USB 2.0 Hi-Speed and USB
ports. If you do not know your USB version
number, connect using the lower port.
Do not switch port after installation.
USB Port
USB 2.0
Hi-Speed Port
USB Cable
USB Cable
USB Port
Remove the shipping tape from the paper
3
guide. Pinch the paper guide and slide it to the
left. Load a few sheets of blank paper into the
auto sheet feeder, then slide the paper guide
toward the left edge of the paper.
Auto Sheet
Feeder
Paper
Guide
IMPORTANT: Print Head Alignment (Step 6)
requires that 8.5" x 11" paper is loaded in the
Auto Sheet Feeder (top paper feeder).
Continue with Step 6
on side two.

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  • Page 1: Start Here

    PIXMA iP8500 Series Photo Printer Photo Printer Series Quick Start Guide Plug the power cord into the back of the printer and connect the other end to a power outlet. Press the POWER button. The printer will initialize. Documentation and...
  • Page 2 Part no. QA7-3316-V01 © 2004 Canon Inc. Canon is a registered trademark of Canon Inc. All other products and brand names are registered trademarks or trademarks of their respective owners. Specifications subject to change without notice. Printed in Thailand.

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