User Guide ENGLISH NOTICE! When a computer is connected to the printer, be sure to install the software and the printer driver bundled on the supplied CD-ROM (Canon Printer Solution Disk). If you are using another version of software, actual screen contents and procedures may differ slightly from those indicated in this guide.
SELPHY ES1 Allows You to Do the Following Print from a memory card Connect to a camera and print Print wirelessly Connect to a computer and print Insert the memory card into the appropriate memory card slot. Connect via the USB cable.
You can print in various designs and layouts • You can use the Creative Print function to arrange the images in a more enjoyable way (only when printing from an inserted memory card). You can make various size prints Postcard Size Ink and Paper Integrated Cartridge •...
Quick Start This section explains the procedures required to print with the trial cartridge (Postcard size (100 x 148 mm (4 x 6 in.)) paper) included with your printer from a memory card. Things to Prepare Printer (SELPHY ES1) Ink and Paper Integrated Cartridge (Postcard size, 10 sheets)
Quick Start (Continued) Connecting the Printer to a Power Source (p. 24) Insert the power cord into the compact power adapter and plug the other end into a power outlet. To power outlet Turning On the Power (p. 27) Press the printer’s power button until it lights green.
Press the PRINT/STOP button again to stop printing. into the Printer (p. 27) Types of Compatible Cards (p. 26) button to select the image to print. Screenshot of the printer’s LCD monitor button to specify the number of prints. Button Button...
Before You Begin Thank you for your purchase of the Canon Compact Photo Printer SELPHY ES1. This guide explains the printer’s general flow of operations, from camera print settings to printing and computer connection operations to printing. Before using your printer for the first time, please read through the Safety Precautions (p. 9).
While every effort has been made to ensure that the information contained in this guide is accurate and complete, no liability can be accepted for any errors or omissions. Canon reserves the right to change the specifications of the hardware and software described herein at any time without prior notice.
Immediately turn the printer power off and remove the printer battery or unplug the power cord from the power outlet. Please consult your camera distributor or the closest Canon Customer Support center (see the customer support list supplied with your printer).
Heat will build up and could result in a fire. When charging the battery pack, use only the printer. Do not use other equipment. Heat will build up and could result in fire or electric shock.
Do not open the cartridge cover during printing. • If you do so, printing will stop. • Paper moves back and forth in the printer during printing. Placing your hand in the way of moving paper may result in injury.
Do not use the equipment in locations that are smoky, humid, dusty, or subject to strong vibration. Do not leave the equipment in places subject to strong sunlight or close to heating equipment, such as the dashboard or trunk (boot) of a car. The above-mentioned can cause leakage, overheating or explosion, resulting in fire, burns or other injuries.
If dirt or foreign objects enter the printer, print quality may deteriorate. Unplug the power cord from the outlet. If using the battery pack, remove it. But please note that you should plug in and run the printer at least once every six months to ensure that it remains functional.
• When printing continuously. • If the room is unusually warm. • If the air vents on the back of the printer are blocked or if ventilation is inadequate. Lower the carrying handle when printing. If the prints touch the carrying handle then printing may not be done correctly.
• Locations that reach temperatures above 40 °C (104 °F) • Humid or dusty locations • Locations exposed to direct sunlight. Color change may occur over time in accordance with conditions of storage. Canon assumes no liability for color changes.
• Canon Customer Support Leaflet The included cleaner unit is inserted into the printer prior to shipment. For information about how to use the cleaner unit, refer to Cleaning the Printer (p. 66). Separately Sold Products Easy Photo Pack E-P50...
Components Guide Compact Photo Printer SELPHY ES1 Front View Print Receptacle Cover Opens automatically when printing starts. Print Receptacle Button Opens the print receptacle cover if it does not open automatically. Power Button Turns the printer’s power on off. Paper-handling...
Multi Layout Print multiple images laid out in the specified format. (p. 35) Speech Bubble Print images with a speech bubble attached (p. 36). The button’s surrounding area lights to indicate the printer status. Green Blinking Orange Blinking Blinking MENU Button Displays the main menu.
About LCD Monitor and Main Display Details Adjusting the Angle of the LCD Monitor and Switching the Display DISP. (Display) Button Each press of this button switches the monitor display. Operation commands Information No information Main Display Details (During image playback) Display menu (p.
Printing Procedure and Reference Guides Preparing Installing the Software and the Printer Driver When an Error Occurs and Troubleshooting User Guide (This Guide) p. 22 User Guide (This Guide) p. 51 Before you connect the printer to a computer, you must install the printer driver from the Compact Photo Printer Solution Disk.
28 User Guide (This Guide) p. 39 Camera User Guide Direct Print User Guide When using non-Canon digital cameras, refer to the user guide that came with your camera. User Guide (This Guide) p. 42 Printer Software Guide (CD-...
Let’s Prepare Preparing a Cartridge An ink and paper integrated cartridge is used in this printer. Prepare a cartridge with the size of the paper you will print. The cartridge differs according to the paper size and ink type. Paper Size...
Check that the ink sheet is tight and that the paper is correctly loaded in the cartridge. When inserting the cartridge into the printer, if the ink sheet is so slack it catches, insert the cleaner unit and turn it slowly to take up the slack.
Placing the Printer Usage Location Usage Location (p. 13) Refer to the figure below when placing the printer. Numbers in the figure correspond to the steps in the procedure below. 15 cm (6 in.) at the front and back of the printer and 10 cm (4 in.) on both...
Press and hold down the SET button, and then press the MENU button. Make sure that a memory card is not inserted into the printer and that a camera is not connected to the printer. Press the the SET button.
Printing from Memory Cards Insert the memory card into the printer to print images saved on the memory card. Do not insert empty card adapters into the printer. The printer will not function properly. Always insert a card into the adapter before inserting the adapter into the printer.
About LCD Monitor and Main Display Details (p. 19) Removing Memory Cards CF card slot Press the CF card eject button. Do not remove memory cards or turn the printer off while the indicator lamp is blinking. Indicator Lamp SD Card Slot Memory Stick / Memory Stick Duo...
If you press the together (index playback). During index playback, you can select images with the button ends index playback, and the display returns to the single image display. Printer switches to index playback even if the If you press the images at a time.
Printing starts. During printing, the printer’s power button blinks green. You can also start printing by pressing the SET button. During printer operation, paper is temporarily output from the printer. Do not touch the paper until printing ends. Multi Photo Print Select a specific image in the LCD monitor and print that image.
Press the EDIT button to set various useful functions (p. 48). Press the PRINT/STOP button. Printing starts. During printing, the printer’s power button blinks green. You can also start printing by pressing the SET button. •You can specify a maximum of 998 images.
Print All Photos Print a single copy of all the images on the memory card at one time. Turn the printer on, and insert the memory card into the appropriate memory card slot (p. 27). Press the MENU button, select [Print All Photos] with the SET button.
Speech Bubble Images are printed out overlaid with the desired speech bubble pattern. Turn the printer on, and insert the memory card into the appropriate memory card slot (p. 27). Press the CREATIVE button. The [Creative Print] menu can also be displayed by pressing the MENU button, selecting [Creative Print] with To cancel operation during Creative Print settings, press the CREATIVE button.
Press the EDIT button to set various useful functions (p. 48). Press the PRINT/STOP button. Printing starts. During printing, the printer’s power button blinks green. You can also start printing by pressing the SET button. button to select the button to select the color, and...
Press the EDIT button to set various useful functions (p. 48). Press the PRINT/STOP button. Printing starts. During printing, the printer’s power button blinks green. You can also start printing by pressing the SET button. button to select the button to select the color, button to select the button.
When [Multi Layout] is selected First perform steps 1 to 3 on page 32, then proceed to step 4 below. Press the the layout and press the SET button. You can change the background color by pressing the EDIT button. Press the button to select the color, and press the MENU button.
Press the EDIT button to set various useful functions (p. 48). Press the PRINT/STOP button. Printing starts. During printing, the printer’s power button blinks green. You can also start printing by pressing the SET button. When [Speech Bubble] is selected First perform steps 1 to 3 on page 32, then proceed to step 4 below.
The date and file number settings comply with the DPOF information. The date and file number cannot be set in [Printer Settings]. For details on the DPOF settings, refer to the documentation provided with your camera. When Page Layout is set to Index, the page layout cannot be specified.
Press the prints. Press the EDIT button to set various useful functions (p. 48). Press the PRINT/STOP button to start printing. During printing, the printer’s power button blinks green. Press the MENU button. The screen returns to the main menu.
For more details, refer to your Camera User Guide or Direct Print User Guide. Make sure that a memory card is not inserted into the printer and that the printer is not connected to a computer. We recommend that you use the camera’s compact power adapter (sold separately or included with the camera) when connecting the camera to your printer.
If no icon is displayed, see Troubleshooting (p. 67). Some camera models automatically power up when the cable is connected to the printer. The icon then displays on the camera’s LCD monitor. The black and white cartridge (Easy Photo Pack E-P25BW) cannot be used when is displayed on the camera’s LCD monitor.
(p. 27). The printer enlarges or reduces the size of the image according to the paper size and sets the print direction to vertical or horizontal automatically. The upper, lower, left or right portion(s) of the printed image may be trimmed depending on the combination of the image size and paper size.
Avoid direct sunlight on the infrared data receiver. Direct sunlight may interfere with the communication with the mobile phone. Do not place the printer near a plasma display. Placing it near a plasma display may prevent the printer from communicating with the mobile phone.
Printing via Bluetooth Before Use When Bluetooth Unit BU-20 (sold separately) is installed on the printer, images can be sent to the printer for printing wirelessly from a Bluetooth-compatible mobile phone or PDA Wireless printing via Bluetooth from a computer is not possible.
Setting Bluetooth To use Bluetooth, the printer's model and security settings must be set in advance. Disconnect the computer or camera if it is connected to the printer, or remove the memory card if it is inserted. Printing is done according to the setting value specified in [Printer Settings] (p. 48).
Disconnect the computer or camera if it is connected to the printer, or remove the memory card if it is inserted. Printing is done according to the setting value specified in [Printer Settings] (p. 48). Install the Bluetooth Unit. Insert Bluetooth Unit BU-20 into the USB port on the printer.
-Sites where magnetic fields, static electricity or radio wave interference is generated -Reception sensitivity and antenna performance of communications devices Image data that can be sent to the printer from the mobile phone or PDA Downloaded contents or image data, for example, downloaded from a URL attached to mail cannot be printed due to the security settings made on the mobile phone.
Bluetooth Setting Bluetooth (p. 45) Language Setting the Display Language (when the printer is used for the first time) (p. 25) Reset All Returns all setting items to their defaults. Enabled only when printing from a memory card The camera’s settings are given priority when printing from the camera...
Turn the printer’s power on, and press the MENU button (p. 27). Press the Settings] and press the SET button. [Date]/[File No.]/[Borders]/[Correct Red-Eye]/[Auto Optimize] can also be set by selecting settings in each of the printing confirmation screens. Press the setting item, and press the change the setting value.
Available layouts for each paper size Paper Size Postcard size print L size Card size The file number is printed when both Date and File No. are set to [On]. When the print mode is set to [Print All Photos] and Page Layout is set to [Index], all of the images in memory card can be printed out as an index.
Pentium 500 MHz or higher processor 256 MB or more Interface Free Hard Disk • Canon Utilities Space - Easy-PhotoPrint: 65MB or more - ZoomBrowser EX: 200 MB or more • Canon SELPHY 4 MB or more (the amount of free space required for installation)
OS, actual screen contents and procedures may differ slightly from those indicated here. Windows Be sure to install the software and the printer driver before connecting the printer to the computer. Be sure to log on with Administrator privileges (computer system administrator) when installing the software.
USB cable and turn the printer’s power on. Refer to Connecting the Printer to Your Computer (p. 58) on how to connect. Follow the onscreen instructions to proceed. When a dialog box appears instructing that the installation is complete, click [Finish].
Follow the onscreen instructions and click [Install] when the screen for confirming the installation details appears. Follow the onscreen instructions to proceed. When a dialog box appears instructing that the installation is complete, click [Finish]. Restart your computer when a dialog box appears instructing you to do so. When the computer desktop displays, remove the Solution Disk from the CD-ROM drive.
Macintosh Be sure to install the software and the printer driver before connecting the printer to the computer. Close any programs that are running. Place the Compact Photo Printer Solution Disk in the CD-ROM drive, and double-click the The installer panel appears.
Connect the printer to the computer with a commercially available USB cable and turn the printer’s power on. For directions on connecting the printer, see Connecting the Printer to Your Computer (p. 58). Double-click the [Printer Setup Utility] or [Print Center] icon in [Applications] The Printer List window appears.
Select [USB], select the printer name, and then click the [Add] button. Close the window by clicking Next, install the software to your computer. Click the Application Software [Install] button. Select [Easy Installation] and then click [Next]. Select [Custom Installation] to select programs for individual installation.
3. Restart your computer. Connect the printer to the USB port you used to install the printer driver. Do not put your computer into the standby mode (or sleep mode) while the printer is connected to a USB port. If you accidentally do so, do not disconnect the USB cable from your computer while it is in the standby mode;...
For the location and direction of your computer’s USB port, refer to the documentation provided with your computer. USB port on computer When disconnecting the USB cable, you do not need to turn off the printer or your computer. USB cable...
Printer Software Guide This guide describes how to print using the software installed on your computer. Install the software from the Compact Photo Printer Solution Disk. (Windows The Printer Software Guide is automatically installed. Double-click the icon that appears on the desktop.
[Uninstaller]. Macintosh Double-click the icon in Solution Disk, select Printer Driver [Select printer] on the installer panel, and follow the onscreen instructions that appear to uninstall the printer driver. Next, delete the printer from the Printer List. [Canon Utilities] [ZoomBrowser EX]...
NB-ES1L (sold separately). Proper Usage and Handling of the Battery Pack Do not use the battery pack in products other than those recommended by Canon. Installing and Charging the Battery Pack To charge Battery Pack NB-ES1L, install it in the printer.
Battery Status If the battery power is low, the printer’s power button blinks orange. Also, the camera’s LCD monitor or printer’s LCD monitor display an error message (p. 70). Change it with a fully charged battery pack or recharge the battery pack. You can also use the printer’s compact power adapter.
Storing a fully charged battery pack for long periods of time (about 1 year) can shorten its lifecycle or affect performance. If you do not use the battery pack for long periods of time, charge it fully and discharge it fully in the printer at least once a year before returning it to storage.
It can be charged at any charge state. It takes approximately 2 hours 55 minutes to bring a depleted battery pack to a full charge state (based on standard Canon testing criteria). • We recommend recharging the battery pack in a temperature of 5 - 40 104 °F).
Keep the air vents clean and free of dust. Clean the vents as necessary. Dust that enters the printer through the vents may land on the ink sheet, resulting in poor print quality. If the ink sheet becomes dusty, remove the cartridge and replace it with a new one.
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 center for assistance. The printer has no power.
Wait for condensation to evaporate (p. 13). Remove the dust inside the printer using the cleaner unit (p. 66). Move the printer so that it is at least 1 meter (3.3 ft.) away from the electromagnetic source. Move the printer away from the strong magnetic source.
- An image that is corrupted SET button is pressed. Wait for the printer to cool down. Wait for the printer to finish printing. Do not load more than 50 sheets of paper into the print receptacle.
Error Messages The power button of the printer blinks or lights red and a message is displayed on the LCD monitor if any error occurs during printing. If a problem occurs while the printer is connected to the camera, the camera's LCD monitor may display an error message.
Check whether or not an error other than a cartridge error has occurred. Turn the printer and camera power off and turn it on again. If the error message does not clear, contact a Canon Customer Support center for assistance.
Message Cartridge incorrectly inserted or not loaded Image too large. Corrupted data. Incompatible JPEG format. Memory card error Unidentified Image Cannot magnify! Too many marks. Cannot complete! Cannot trim Image not compatible Load the cartridge. Remove the cartridge and load it again. Insert the cartridge all the way, make sure that the cartridge lever is up and then close the cartridge cover.
Specifications Compact Photo Printer SELPHY ES1 All data is based on standard Canon testing criteria. Details are subject to change without notice. Print Method Dye-sublimation thermal transfer (with overcoating) Resolution 300 x 600 dpi, 300 x 300 dpi When a PC is connected and 4-up and higher or Creative Print (excluding...
Weight Approx. 335 g (11.8 oz.) *Test Conditions: When using color cartridge, normal temperature (23 °C/73 °F), Canon images, continuous print The above data may vary according to the printing environment and the image to be printed. Retractable USB Cable...