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CDI-M168-010
xx04Nixx
©
2004 CANON INC.
PRINTED IN JAPAN
IMPRIMÉ AU JAPON
Connecting the Printer to a Camera and Printing
Conexión de la impresora a la cámara e impresión
Connexion de l'imprimante à l'appareil photo
Connecting the Printer to a Computer and Printing
Conexión de la impresora a un ordenador e impresión
Connexion de l'imprimante à un ordinateur et impression
User Guide
ENGLISH
Guía del usuario
ESPAÑOL
Guide d'utilisation
FRANÇAIS

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  • Page 1 CDI-M168-010 xx04Nixx © 2004 CANON INC. Connecting the Printer to a Camera and Printing Conexión de la impresora a la cámara e impresión Connexion de l'imprimante à l'appareil photo Connecting the Printer to a Computer and Printing Conexión de la impresora a un ordenador e impresión Connexion de l'imprimante à...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    ZoomBrowser EX Software User Guide /ImageBrowser Software User Guide... 51 Uninstalling the Software ... 52 Windows ... 52 Macintosh ... 53 Uninstalling the Printer Driver ... 54 Windows ... 54 Macintosh ... 55 Printing with Non-Canon Digital Cameras ...57 English...
  • Page 3: Enjoy Various Kinds Of Printing

    Enjoy Various Kinds of Printing Enjoy Printing Images from Your Digital Camera or Digital Camcorder Enjoy Printing Images from Your Computer Software CP Printer Solution Disk Be sure to install the software and the printer driver before connecting the printer to the computer.
  • Page 4 L size paper cassette (sold separately) Credit card size paper cassette (sold separately) Postcard size paper cassette Wide size paper cassette (sold separately) Various types of paper cassettes Print easily at home. Make label stickers. (8 per sheet) Make original large size postcards.
  • Page 5: Printing Procedure And Reference Guides

    Printing Procedure and Reference Guides Connecting a digital camera or digital video camera to the printer Preparing Reference Guides User Guide (This Guide) p. 25 Connecting the printer to a computer and printing Preparing Reference Guides Connecting Basic operations User Guide (This Guide) p.
  • Page 6: Troubleshooting Error Messages

    Print settings are made using the camera. Camera User Guide Printing Printer Software Guide (PDF Format) Error Messages Troubleshooting Using the Non-Canon Digital cameras, refer to the user guide that came with your camera. Error Messages Troubleshooting : Included with the printer...
  • Page 7: Package Contents

    (Postcard size, for 5 sheets) Power Cord • User Guide (This Guide) • Warranty Card* • Canon Customer Support Leaflet* Not included in some regions. L size Credit card size Wide size (100 × 200 mm (4 × 8 in.))
  • Page 8: Quick Start

    (trial kit) included with your printer. General camera descriptions in this guide refer to digital cameras or digital camcorders compatible with the compact photo printer (CP400). However, in detailed instructions, “camera” refers to “digital cameras”, and “compact power adapter” refers to “power source” throughout this guide.
  • Page 9 Quick Start (Continued) Placing the Paper into the Paper Cassette (p. 26) Open the paper cassette’s top and middle covers. Place the middle cover back to its original position, and leave the top cover open. Loading the Paper Cassette into the Printer (p. 28) Open the paper cassette compartment cover.
  • Page 10 Connecting the Printer to a Power Source (p. 29) Connect the compact power adapter to the printer’s DC IN terminal. • At this point, the power will turn on and the printer’s display window will light blue. Connecting the Camera to the Printer (p. 29) Connect the interface cable (included with the camera) to the camera’s DIGITAL terminal.
  • Page 11 Printing (p. 31) Turn the camera’s power on and display the images. • The (Canon Direct Print) mark or the upper left corner of the LCD monitor. Press the camera’s • The button to be pressed differs depending on the camera.
  • Page 12: Before You Begin

    This product is designed to achieve excellent performance when used with genuine Canon accessories. Canon shall not be liable for any damage to this product and/or accidents such as fire, etc., caused by the malfunction of non-genuine Canon accessories (e.g., a leakage and/or explosion of a battery pack).
  • Page 13: What Can Be Accomplished With This Printer

    Canon website, for information or to download compatible firmware. Since this printer complies with an industry standard for direct printing (PictBridge), you can print with non-Canon cameras that are also compatible with this standard. For details, refer to page 57. Symbols Used : This mark denotes issues that may affect the printer’s operation.
  • Page 14: Read This First

    Continued operation under these conditions poses risk of fire or electric shock. Be sure that smoke or burning odor subsides, and then contact your dealer or the nearest Canon Customer Support help desk.
  • Page 15 Power Do not exceed the cable and power outlet ratings when operating this product. Do not operate this product outside of the specified voltage rating. Connecting too many devices to the same outlet may result in fire. Check that the voltage of the outlet is compatible with the devices before plugging them in.
  • Page 16 Devices Do not block the air vents on the printer. Blocking the vents may cause the inside of the printer to overheat, resulting in damage to internal components and risk of equipment failure or fire. Use the devices in a well-ventilated area. Do not rest heavy objects on the devices.
  • Page 17 Usage Location Do not use the devices in locations that are smoky, humid, dusty, or subject to strong vibration. Entry of water or dust into the devices, or internal damage caused by strong vibration, may pose risk of fire or electric shock. Have the devices checked approximately once a year (contact your dealer), preferably before the onset of your area’s humid season.
  • Page 18: Proper Usage And Handling

    Proper Usage and Handling Usage Location Do not use near strong magnets or near devices that produce strong electromagnetic fields. Electromagnetic radiation from devices such as TVs and game machines, and strong magnetic fields from devices such as speakers and large motors, may cause distortion in printed images.
  • Page 19: Cleaning The Printer

    Proper Handling of Ink Cassettes Please use only the ink cassettes specified for use by Canon. Do not open the ink cassette cover while printing is in progress, and do not pull the ink cassette out.
  • Page 20 Proper Handling of Paper Please use only the paper types specified for use by Canon. Paper must be printed on the glossy side (the side without any printed markings). Always load paper into the cassette with the glossy side up. Loading the paper the wrong way may result in poor print quality, and in some cases may cause damage to the printer.
  • Page 21: Paper Storage

    Other types of sleeves may cause color loss or color bleeding. Color change may occur over time in accordance with conditions of storage. Canon assumes no liability for color changes. To avoid print quality deterioration, do not store your prints in the following types of locations.
  • Page 22: Components Guide

    Components Guide Compact Photo Printer SELPHY CP400 Front View Paper Cassette Slot The paper cassette loads into this compartment. * The display window is covered with a thin plastic film for protection against scratches during shipment. Remove it before using the printer.
  • Page 23 Back View Air Vents Paper-handling Slot Paper extends out from this slot while printing is in progress. DC IN Terminal Connects to the Compact Power Adapter. USB Port Connects commercially available USB cables to a computer. Direct Print Port Connects the interface cable (included with the camera) to the camera.
  • Page 24: Let's Print

    Let’s Print Preparing Your Ink Cassette/Paper Sets and Paper Cassette Since there are several kinds of ink/paper set (including the separately sold sets), please make sure you are using the right ink cassette and paper cassette for the chosen paper. If the set is not correct, you will not be able to print. Please check the sets and the names of their components in the table below.
  • Page 25 • The paper cassette PCW-CP100 (sold separately) is required when printing on Wide size paper (100 × 200 mm (4 × 8 in.)). Separately Sold Ink and Paper Products You can use the following color ink/paper sets (sold separately) with the Canon Compact Photo Printer SELPHY CP400. Paper Size...
  • Page 26: Loading The Ink Cassette

    Loading the Ink Cassette Sprocket Ink sheet Window • Do not reuse empty ink cassettes. Attempting to reuse an empty ink cassette may result in malfunction or damage to the printer. • Please also refer to the Proper Handling of Ink Cassettes section of Proper Usage and Handling (p.
  • Page 27: Placing The Paper Into The Paper Cassette

    Placing the Paper into the Paper Cassette Paper (Glossy side up) (Address/stamp side next to the middle cover) • Insert the wide size paper (100 200 mm (4 × separately) as shown in the figure below. Paper (Glossy side up) Open the paper cassette’s top cover and middle cover.
  • Page 28 • Insert the L size paper (sold separately) as shown in the figure below Paper (Glossy side up) • Please use specified paper types only. • Do not insert more than 18 sheets in the paper cassette. • Do not insert more than 12 sheets wide size paper (100 × 200 mm (4 × 8 in.); sold separately) in the paper cassette.
  • Page 29: Loading The Paper Cassette

    Loading the Paper Cassette Top cover open • Do not remove the paper cassette while feeding, printing, or ejection is in progress. • The printer outputs the finished prints into the receptacle onto the top of the printer cassette (top of the middle cover or inside of the top cover). Be sure to close the middle cover and open the top cover so that output can proceed normally.
  • Page 30: Connecting A Power Source And The Camera To The Printer

    (4 in.) on both sides or adapter more of open space * Canon cameras compatible with CP400, and non-Canon cameras compatible with PictBridge can also be connected. The numbered steps in the following instructions refer to the numbers in the above illustration.
  • Page 31 Connect the Compact Power Adapter cable to the printer. • The power turns on and the printer’s display window lights blue. Connect the interface cable to the camera. • Use the interface cable that came with your camera. Connect the interface cable to the printer. •...
  • Page 32: Printing

    For more details, refer to your Camera User Guide or Direct Print User Guide. * In other cases, please refer to the Printing with Non-Canon Digital Cameras (p. 57). Display the images to be printed and press the SET or SELECT button.
  • Page 33 Printing on the Separately Sold Wide Size (100 × 200 mm (4 × 8 in.)) Paper You can make your own message cards and greeting cards. The cards are printed as explained below. When the Camera is Connected to the Printer Printed on the 100 ×...
  • Page 34: Troubleshooting

    If the printer does not seem to be working properly, run through the checks below to see if you can identify and correct the problem. If you are not able to solve the problem, please call your dealer or contact a Canon Customer Support help desk for assistance.
  • Page 35 Problem The printer’s display window lights red without the camera’s LCD monitor displaying any error message. Print quality is not good. Faint stripes appear in the print. Printed images are distorted. Nothing happens when the camera’s or SET button is pressed.
  • Page 36: Error Messages

    Check the ink/paper sets. Turn the power off and turn it on again. If the printer fails to eject the paper, contact a Canon Customer Support help desk for assistance. Change back to the original paper size or change the print settings.
  • Page 37 Error Message Cannot Print! Could not print xx images Cause The image was taken with a different camera, recorded in a different format, or has been altered by a computer. You have selected a number of images for DPOF printing, but some of these images cannot be printed because they were taken with a different camera, recorded...
  • Page 38: Specifications

    Wide size (100 × 200 mm (4 × 8 in.)) print * The above printing speeds are applicable when Canon compact digital camera equipped with the DIGIC II is connected to the printer. Printing speeds may vary with other cameras.
  • Page 39 Interface Signal Transfer Proprietary protocol for Canon cameras, PictBridge Connection Method Camera/Printer connection Computer/Printer connection Commercially available USB cable Device Specifications Operating 5 – 40 °C (41 – 104 °F) Temperatures Operating Humidity 20% to 80% (when running) Power Source AC 100 –...
  • Page 40: Connecting The Printer To A Computer And Printing

    In consideration of the right to use the SOFTWARE, you agree to abide by the terms and conditions of this Agreement. 1. LICENSE: Canon grants you the personal, non-exclusive right to use the SOFTWARE only on a single computer. You may physically transfer the SOFTWARE from one computer to another provided that the SOFTWARE is used on only one computer at a time.
  • Page 41 SOFTWARE is subject to the laws of the United States, and Canada, and other applicable copyright and trademark laws, and nothing in this Agreement constitutes a waiver of the rights of Canon, its affiliated corporations and third party licensors under such laws. You only own the CD-ROM media in which the Software is stored.
  • Page 42: System Requirements

    Space (including the PhotoRecord printing program) - PhotoStitch: 40 MB or more • Canon SELPHY CP400 Printer Driver: 3 MB or more (the amount of free space required for installation) Display 1,024 × 768 pixels/High Color (16 bit) or better Macintosh Mac OS X (v10.1.5 –...
  • Page 43: Printing Operations Overview

    Printing Operations Overview Follow the steps outlined below to prepare the printer and install the necessary software to enable printing. Prepare the printer. Load the paper and ink cassette into the printer and turn the printer power on. Install the software and the printer driver onto the computer.
  • Page 44: Installing The Software And The Printer Driver

    Installing the Software and the Printer Driver The CP Printer Solution Disk contains software that your computer will require for printing. Install the software and the printer driver according to the following steps. Windows • Be sure to install the software and the printer driver before connecting the printer to the computer.
  • Page 45: Software License Agreement

    Select [Easy Installation] as the setup type and click [Next]. • Select [Custom Installation] to select programs for individual installation. Click [Yes] if you consent to all the conditions of the software license agreement. Review the installation settings and click [Next]. •...
  • Page 46 When the screen below appears, connect the printer to the computer with a USB cable. • Refer to Connecting the Printer to Your Computer (p. 49) on how to connect. • Follow the screen messages to proceed. When the installation is complete, click [Exit], and then remove the CP Printer Solution Disk from the CD-ROM drive.
  • Page 47: Macintosh

    Quit any programs that are running. Place the CP Printer Solution Disk in the CD-ROM drive, and double-click the [Canon CP Printer Installer] icon in the CD- ROM. • The installer panel automatically appears. Click the Application Software [Install] button.
  • Page 48 Next, install the printer driver to your computer. Click the CP Printer Driver [Install] button. Click the printer you are using. Click [Agree] if you consent to all the conditions of the software license agreement. • The installer starts. Select [Easy Install], and then click the [Install] button. •...
  • Page 49 Next, register your printer on the Printer List Turn the printer power on, then connect the printer to the computer with the USB cable. • For directions on connecting the printer, see Connecting the Printer to Your Computer (p. 49). Double-click the hard disk icon where Mac OS X is installed.
  • Page 50: Connecting The Printer To Your Computer

    Connecting the Printer to Your Computer Notes about connection In using the USB cable, be sure to connect the printer directly to your computer. If you connect the USB cable via a USB hub, the printer may not function properly. Do not use other USB devices (with the exception of a USB mouse or keyboard) with the printer.
  • Page 51 Connect one end of a commercially available USB cable (sold separately) to the USB port on the printer, and the other end to a USB port on your computer. • There is no need to turn off the printer or your computer. •...
  • Page 52: Viewing The Pdf Manuals

    Software User Guide To view the ZoomBrowser EX Software User Guide (Windows) and the ImageBrowser Software User Guide (Macintosh), access the following site and download. http://web.canon.jp/Imaging/information-e.html p. 46) [CP Printer Guide]. Double-click the desired language folder in the [Readme] folder...
  • Page 53: Uninstalling The Software

    The instructions in this section are intended for uninstallation of ZoomBrowser EX. Click the [Start] button and select [Programs] or [All Programs], [Canon Utilities], [ZoomBrowser EX], and [ZoomBrowser EX Uninstall]. • Uninstallation begins and ZoomBrowser EX is removed. • You can use the same procedure to uninstall PhotoStitch.
  • Page 54: Macintosh

    Macintosh Uninstall the programs by dragging the application’s folder (the folder in which it was installed) into the Trash, and then empty the Trash. • Please be careful not to accidentally delete any folders with downloaded images that may be contained within the application folder.
  • Page 55: Uninstalling The Printer Driver

    Be sure to follow the procedures described in this section to uninstall the printer. Windows Click the [Start] and select [Programs] or [All Programs], [Canon SELPHY CPXXX], [Uninstall]. Select the printer you will uninstall and click [Next]. • Follow the screen messages to proceed.
  • Page 56: Macintosh

    Macintosh Place the CP Printer Solution Disk in the CD-ROM drive, and double-click the [Canon CP Printer Installer] icon. • The installer panel appears. Click the CP Printer Driver [Install] button. Click the printer you wish to uninstall. Click [Agree] if you consent to all the conditions of the software license agreement.
  • Page 57 Click the [Continue] button to automatically close any applications other than the uninstaller. When the uninstallation is complete, click [Quit], and then remove the CP Printer Solution Disk from the CD-ROM drive. Next, delete the printer from the Printer List. Double-click the hard disk icon where Mac OS X is installed.
  • Page 58: Printing With Non-canon Digital Cameras

    • Printing different selected images on an 8-label sheet. • If you connect a camera which has an automatic image enhancement function to the printer, the image is automatically adjusted for even more beautiful prints. (With Canon Cameras, the image is adjusted without using this function.)
  • Page 59 Functions Not Available with Non-Canon Cameras • Printing indexes with the file name. • Printing speed may differ according to your camera model and the image’s number of recorded pixels. (The value written on page 37 is a printing speed obtained...
  • Page 60: Trademark Acknowledgments

    Canon. • Canon makes no warranties for damages resulting from corrupted or lost data due to a mistaken operation or malfunction of the camera, the printer, the software, the CompactFlash cards (CF cards), personal computers, peripheral devices, or use of non-Canon CF cards.
  • Page 61: Fcc Notice

    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, Lake Success, NY 11042, U.S.A. Tel No. (516) 328-5600 Canadian Radio Interference Regulations This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.

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