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  • Page 1 Photo Printer Quick Start Guide Quick Start Guide Quick Start Guide Quick Start Guide...
  • Page 2 CarePAK offers toll-free Canon technical support and includes Canon’s superb Instant Exchange product replacement program. For further information about extending your Canon service and support, call (1-800-385-2155), or visit our Web site at www.canonesp.com www.canonesp.com. CarePAK must be purchased during your product’s warranty period.
  • Page 3 Photo Printer Photo Printer Photo Printer Photo Printer Quick Start Guide Quick Start Guide Quick Start Guide Quick Start Guide...
  • Page 4 This manual is copyrighted by Canon U.S.A., Inc. with all rights reserved. Under the copyright laws, this manual may not be reproduced in any form, in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of Canon U.S.A., Inc. © 2005 Canon U.S.A., Inc.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    CANON U.S.A., INC. LIMITED WARRANTY --- (USA Only) ....... . .
  • Page 6: Basic Printing

    Basic Printing Basic Printing This Quick Start Guide describes some of the features of your printer and how to use them. For more information, view the iP6600D User’s Guide and Printer Driver Guide installed on your computer, or use the online help within your printer driver interface: While in the printer’s properties window, press the F1 key, or click...
  • Page 7: Turning Off The Printer

    When the POWER lamp stops blinking, the printer is turned off. About the Power Plug When removing the power plug after turing off the printer, be sure to check that the POWER lamp is not lit. If the power plug is removed from the wall outlet with the POWER lamp lit or blinking, the printer cannot protect its print heads and may be unable to print.
  • Page 8: Loading Paper

    Print Media to Avoid Do not use the following types of paper. Using such paper will not only produce unsatisfactory results, but can also cause the printer to jam or malfunction. • Folded, curled or wrinkled paper • Damp paper •...
  • Page 9: Using The Auto Sheet Feeder And The Cassette

    You can also specify the type/size of paper to be fed from the cassette for regular use with the printer driver. For example, you can specify that Letter-sized plain paper is always fed from the cassette whenever you print.
  • Page 10 You can use just the auto sheet feeder or cassette according to the location of the printer. For example, if you intend to install the printer in a small place, such as on a shelf with minimal space, you can use just the cassette for printing.
  • Page 11 Loading Plain Paper in the Auto Sheet Feeder For detailed information on the specialty media Canon provides for use with its various printers, see “Using Specialty Media Refer to “Printing Media” in the User’s Guide for detailed instructions on how to load specialty media into the printer.
  • Page 12 You can use general copy paper or Canon’s Super White Paper. You can load up to 150 sheets of plain paper (64 gsm or 17 lb, 13 mm or 0.52 inches in height) in the auto sheet feeder. However, do not stack more than 50 sheets in the paper output tray.
  • Page 13: Loading Envelopes

    Do not use envelopes with embossed or treated surfaces, a double flap, pressure seals or sticker flaps. Select either DL Env. or Comm. Env. #10 in the printer driver according to the envelope size you are using. If you do not, the address will be printed in the wrong direction.
  • Page 14 (4) Select 4 x 6 in 101.6 x 152.4 mm, 5 x 7 in 127.0 x 177.8 mm, or Credit Card 2.13 x 3.39 in 54.0 x 86.0 mm from Page Size in the printer driver. For a detailed description of the printer driver settings, see “Printing with Windows Windows”...
  • Page 15: Loading Plain Paper In The Cassette

    Ensure that the paper is loadable in the cassette. Legal-sized paper, 2.13" x 3.39" / 54.0 x 86.0 mm size paper, and Photo Stickers are not loadable in the cassette. For detailed information on the specialty media Canon provides for use with its various printers, see “Using Specialty Media Refer to “Printing Media”...
  • Page 16 Basic Printing Adjust the size of the Cassette. When loading A5- or larger sized paper (nonstandard-size paper: 203 mm/8 inches or more in length), extend the cassette. When loading 5" x 7"- or smaller sized paper (nonstandard-size paper: less than 203 mm/8 inches in length), do not extend the cassette.
  • Page 17 Load the paper. (Print side facing DOWN) You can use general copy paper or Canon’s Super White Paper. You can load up to 150 sheets of plain paper (64 gsm or 17 lb, 13 mm or 0.52 inches in height) in the cassette. However, do not stack more than 50 sheets in the paper output tray.
  • Page 18 Prepare the Paper Output Tray. You can also select the paper source with the printer driver. For details, refer to the Printer Driver Guide . Do not touch the printed surfaces until the ink dries. For specific drying times, refer to the instructions packaged with your media.
  • Page 19 Do not use envelopes with embossed or treated surfaces, a double flap, pressure seals or sticker flaps. Select either DL Env. or Comm. Env. #10 in the printer driver according to the envelope size you are using. If you do not, the address will be printed in the wrong direction.
  • Page 20 Basic Printing Loading 4" x 6" or 5" x 7"-Sized Paper in the Cassette Do not leave photo paper, such as Photo Paper Pro, in the cassette for a long time. This may cause paper discoloration due to natural aging. Cutting plain paper to 4"...
  • Page 21 Windows Always load paper in portrait orientation. Loading paper in landscape orientation can cause the paper to be jammed. Portrait We recommend using genuine Canon photo media when printing photographs. See “Using Specialty Media Using Specialty Media Using Specialty Media Using Specialty Media”...
  • Page 22: Using Specialty Media

    Basic Printing Using Specialty Media Canon recommends that you use genuine Canon media to ensure optimal print quality. Photo Quality Media • High Resolution Paper • Glossy Photo Paper • Matte Photo Paper • Photo Paper Plus Double Sided • Photo Paper Plus Glossy •...
  • Page 23 Canon Specialty Media Media Type Paper Support Load Limit Auto Sheet Feeder High Resolution Up to 80 sheets Paper Super White Paper Up to 13 mm or 0.52 inches Glossy Photo Paper Letter: up to 10 sheets 4" x 6": up to 20 sheets 2.13"...
  • Page 24: Printing With Windows

    *3 Feeding from the cassette can damage the printer. Always load in the auto sheet Feeder. *4 You can print photos in a memory card or digital camera on the Canon Photo Stickers without a computer. For details, refer to the Direct Printing Guide .
  • Page 25 When the cassette lamp is lit, paper is fed from the cassette. Create a document or open a file to print. Open the printer properties dialog box. (1) Select Print from the application software’s File menu. The Print dialog box opens.
  • Page 26 This section describes the procedure for selecting the paper source with the Feed Switch button on the printer. For a detailed description of the Paper Source settings, refer to the Printer Driver Guide . To adjust the Print Quality settings, select Custom and click Set on the Main tab.
  • Page 27 Print the document. You can cancel a print job in progress by simply pressing the Stop/Reset button on the printer. See “Canceling Printing Canceling Printing” on page 27. Canceling Printing Canceling Printing (1) Click Print or OK. Basic Printing...
  • Page 28: Printing With Macintosh

    The steps described in this section are for printing in Mac (hereafter called Macintosh Turn on the printer. See “Turning on the Printer Turning on the Printer” on page 2. Turning on the Printer Turning on the Printer Load the paper on the printer.
  • Page 29 Select Paper Size Paper Size. Paper Size Paper Size (1) Select Page Setup from the application software’s File menu. The Page Setup dialog box opens. Specify the required settings. (1) Select Print from the application software’s File menu. The Print dialog box opens. Basic Printing (2) Confirm that iP6600D iP6600D is...
  • Page 30 Basic Printing This section describes the procedure for selecting the paper source with the Feed Switch button on the printer. For a detailed description of the Paper Source settings, refer to the Printer Driver Guide . When you select the print mode appropriate to your document...
  • Page 31: Canceling Printing

    Stop/Reset button while printing. Stop/Reset Stop/Reset Printing is canceled and paper is fed out. Click Cancel Printing on the Canon IJ Status Monitor to stop printing. To display the Canon IJ Status Monitor, click Canon iP6600D (1) Press the Stop/Reset button. iP6600D iP6600D iP6600D on the taskbar.
  • Page 32 Select Edit Printer List Edit Printer List from the Printer pop-up menu. Edit Printer List Edit Printer List The Printer List opens. Double-click the printer name displayed in the Name list The iP6600D iP6600D dialog box opens. iP6600D iP6600D Select the desired document, then click Delete To temporality stop a job in progress, click Pause.
  • Page 33: Accessing The Printer Driver (windows)

    Accessing the Printer Driver (Windows) The printer properties dialog box can be opened from either within an application, or directly from the Windows Start menu. This manual refers to Windows XP SP2 operation. The operations may vary depending on the version of your Windows operating system.
  • Page 34: Using The Bundled Software

    Canon PIXMA Printers support ExifPrint and use a suitable photo application to read the camera data precisely, producing optimal prints.
  • Page 35: Printing Maintenance

    Replace ink tank(s) if they are out of ink. When replacing them, check the model numbers and their installation positions. With this printer, the ink tanks must be installed in the order (from left to right) indicated below: Black: CLI-8BK...
  • Page 36: When Printing Becomes Faint Or Colors Are Incorrect

    “Replacing an Ink Tank Replacing an Ink Tank Replacing an Ink Tank Increase the Print Quality setting in the printer driver settings. See “Print Results Not Satisfactory or Contains Errors Print Results Not Satisfactory or Contains Errors” on page 36.
  • Page 37: Troubleshooting

    POWER Lamp and Alarm Lamp Flash Alternately When an Error Occurs When an error occurs in printing such as the printer is out of paper or paper jams, a troubleshooting message is displayed automatically. Take the appropriate action described in the message.
  • Page 38: Cannot Install The Printer Driver

    Close all open software applications before reinstalling the printer driver. Refer to the Easy Setup Instructions for installing the printer driver. If the printer driver installation did not start automatically when you inserted the Setup Software & User’s Guide CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive: 1.
  • Page 39: Cannot Connect To Pc Properly

    SPEED USB Hub”. If your environment is not fully compatible with USB 2.0, the printer will operate at a lower speed provided under USB 1.1. Check the following to ensure that your PC environment supports USB 2.0 Hi- Speed connection.
  • Page 40: Print Results Not Satisfactory Or Contains Errors

    On the Main tab of the printer driver, ensure that the Media Type selected matches the paper loaded. In the Print dialog box of the printer driver, select Quality & Media from the pop-up menu, and then ensure that the Media Type selected matches the paper loaded.
  • Page 41 Setting. 3. Drag the Print Quality slide bar to Fine end. Use High Resolution Paper, Photo Paper Pro or other Canon specialty paper to print images that have high color saturation. On the Main tab of the printer driver, ensure that the Media Type selected matches the paper loaded.
  • Page 42 3. Select Prevent paper abrasion. When Prevent paper abrasion is selected in the printer properties dialog box (Windows) or selected from Custom Settings in the Canon IJ Printer Utility dialog box (Macintosh), the setting is also applied under direct printing with the digital camera.
  • Page 43: Troubleshooting Printer Hardware

    If the ink tank lamp is flashing fast, ink is empty. Replace the ink tank and close the cover. If printing is not finished yet, just press the OK button on the printer to continue printing in the “no ink” state. Replace the ink tank as soon as possible after printing finishes.
  • Page 44 Restart your computer. It may solve the problem. Delete an undesired print job, if there is any. Use Canon IJ Status Monitor in Windows or Printer Setup Utility (or Print Center) in Macintosh for the deletion. 1. Open the printer properties dialog box.
  • Page 45: Paper Does Not Feed Properly

    Remove the paper inside of the printer. Refer to “Paper jams” in “Troubleshooting” of the Direct Printing Guide . Remove the paper inside of the printer (Transport Unit). Refer to “Paper jams” in “Troubleshooting” of the Direct Printing Guide .
  • Page 46: An Error Message Is Displayed On The Screen

    The POWER lamp will flash when the printer is initializing. Wait until the POWER lamp stops flashing. When the Alarm lamp lights, an error may occur in the printer. For details on how to resolve the error, refer to “An Error Message is Displayed on the LCD” in the Direct Printing Guide .
  • Page 47: Power Lamp And Alarm Lamp Flash Alternately

    The POWER lamp will flash when the printer is initializing. Wait until the POWER lamp stops flashing. When the Alarm lamp lights, an error may occur in the printer. For details on how to resolve the error, refer to “An Error Message is Displayed on the LCD” in the Direct Printing Guide .
  • Page 48: Appendix

    Max Speed (Custom Setting 5): 17 ppm Standard: 4.0 ppm 203.2 mm max. (8.0 inches) (for Borderless Printing: 215.9 mm/8.5 inches) Canon extended mode 42 KB USB 2.0 Hi-Speed/Direct Print Port/IrDA v.1.2/ Bluetooth v.1.2 (option) * All operations are not guaranteed for computers standard- equipped with a USB 2.0 Hi-Speed interface.
  • Page 49 Canon-brand sticker. Printing on this paper is available only when the Layout function on your camera has a 16-up option. Refer to “Printing Photographs Directly from a PictBridge Compliant Device” in the Direct Printing Guide . If using a Canon PictBridge-compatible camera, you can select it. Appendix...
  • Page 50 Default (Off: No trimming), On (follow camera’s setting), Default (Selections based on the printer setting), VIVID*, NR (Noise Reduction)*, VIVID+NR*, Face* * If using a Canon PictBridge-compatible camera, you can select it. Default (Off: No printing), Date, File No., Both, Off , 35-up*...
  • Page 51 Available hard-disk space for printer driver installation Windows XP/Windows 2000: 110 MB Windows Me/Windows 98: 25 MB Canon IJ Status Monitor cannot be used under the following conditions: - When sharing this printer on a network (Windows Me, Windows 98)
  • Page 52: Safety Precautions

    Do not place the printer close to flammable solvents such as alcohol or thinners. Power supply Never attempt to plug in or unplug the printer from the power supply when your hands are wet. Always push the plug all the way into the power outlet.
  • Page 53 Never remove the plug by pulling on the cord. Do not use an extension lead/cord. Never use a power supply source other than the one rated for the printer in the country where you purchased the printer. AC 110-120 V, 50/60 Hz...
  • Page 54: Regulatory Information

    Do not make any changes or modifications to the equipment unless otherwise specified in the manual. If such changes or modifications should be made, you could be required to stop operation of the equipment. Canon U.S.A., Inc. One Canon Plaza...
  • Page 55: Canon U.s.a., Inc. Limited Warranty

    CANON U.S.A., INC. LIMITED WARRANTY --- (USA Only) The limited warranty set forth below is given by Canon U.S.A., Inc. (“Canon USA”) with respect to the new or refurbished Canon-brand product (“Product”) packaged with this limited warranty, when purchased and used in the United States only.
  • Page 56 InstantExchange Service ** A Canon Customer Care Center or ASF technician will attempt to diagnose the nature of the problem and, if possible, correct it over the telephone. If the problem cannot be corrected over the telephone, and you elect the InstantExchange option, a reference number will be issued to you.
  • Page 57: Index

    Canceling Printing... 27 Cannot Connect to PC Properly ... 35 Cannot Install the Printer Driver ... 34 Canon IJ Status Monitor (Windows) ... 40 CANON U.S.A., INC. LIMITED WARRANTY --- (USA Only).. 51 CLI-8BK Black... 31 CLI-8C Cyan... 31 CLI-8M Magenta... 31 CLI-8PC PhotoCyan...
  • Page 58 Transparencies... 19 Troubleshooting ... 33 Troubleshooting Printer Hardware ... 39 T-Shirt Transfers... 19 Turning off the Printer ... 3 Turning on the Printer... 2 Uninstalling the printer driver ... 42 Using Specialty Media... 18 Using the Auto Sheet Feeder and the Cassette... 5 Using the Bundled Software ...
  • Page 59: Ink Tanks

    © 2005 Canon U.S.A., Inc. Canon is a registered trademark of Canon Inc. in the United States and may be a registered trademark or trademarks in other countries. All other product and brand names are trademarks of their respective owners. As an ENERGY STAR partner, Canon U.S.A., Inc.
  • Page 60 Quick Start Guide Quick Start Guide Quick Start Guide Canon U.S.A., Inc. One Canon Plaza, Lake Success, NY 11042, U.S.A. Canon Inc. 30-2, Shimomaruko 3-chome, Ohta-ku, Tokyo 146-8501, Japan Canon Canada, Inc. 6390 Dixie Road, Mississauga, Ontario, L5T 1P7, Canada Canon Latin America, Inc.

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