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Canon PIXMA MP228 Quick Start Manual

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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Quick Start Guide Table of Contents Introduction How to Use the Documentation Provided Preparing the Machine Installing the MP Drivers Reading the On-screen Manuals Loading Paper Operation Panel Menu Items Copying Printing from a Memory Card Printing from Your Computer Scanning Images Printing Photographs Directly from a Compliant Device Replacing a FINE Cartridge...

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    Model Number: K10308 (MP228)

  • Page 3: Introduction

    “MultiMediaCard” is a trademark of the MultiMediaCard Association. “SD Card”, “miniSD Card”, and “microSD Card” are trademarks of SD Association. © CANON INC. 2007 All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be transmitted or copied in any form whatsoever without the express written permission.

  • Page 4: Exif Print

    This machine supports ExifPrint. Exif Print is a standard for enhancing the communication between digital cameras and printers. By connecting to an Exif Print-compliant digital camera, the camera’s image data at the time of shooting is used and optimized, yielding extremely high quality prints.

  • Page 5: How To Use The Documentation Provided

    How to Use the Documentation Provided Printed Documentation Setup Sheet Be sure to read this sheet first. This sheet includes instructions for setting up your machine and getting it ready for use. Quick Start Guide (This guide) Read this guide when starting to use the machine. After following instructions in your setup sheet, we recommend you read this guide to familiarize yourself with the basic operation of some of the main functions that can be performed on your machine.

  • Page 6: Preparing The Machine

    Preparing the Machine Be sure to read your setup sheet first for setting up your machine and getting it ready for use. Unpack the machine Please confirm the included items against the illustration printed on the lid of the packing box. Important A USB cable is necessary to connect the machine with your computer.

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    Selecting the Language for the LCD Press the ON/OFF button to turn on the machine. Press the Menu button seven times. Press the ] button twice, then press the OK button. Press the ] button twice, then press the OK button. Press the [ button repeatedly to select the leftmost language.

  • Page 8: Installing The Mp Drivers

    We would appreciate it if you would take part in the PIXMA Extended Survey Program regarding the use of Canon printers. For details, refer to the on-screen instructions. If the connection is not recognized, refer to “Cannot Install the MP Drivers” in the User’s Guide on-screen manual.

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    Users in Asia To install the User’s Guide on-screen manual in a language other than the installed one, double-click the Manual folder in the Setup CD-ROM, Canon folder, and then copy a language folder to your hard disk. Installing the MP Drivers...

  • Page 10: Reading The On-screen Manuals

    You can view the on-screen manuals in the following way: To view the on-screen manual, double-click the XXX On-screen Manual shortcut icon on the desktop, or click Start > All Programs (or Programs) > Canon XXX Manual > XXX On-screen Manual (where “XXX” is your machine’s name).

  • Page 11: Loading Paper

    Loading Paper Important If you cut plain paper to 4" x 6" / 101.6 x 152.4 mm, 5" x 7" / 127.0 x 177.8 mm, or 2.13" x 3.39" / 54.0 x 86.0 mm (credit card-size) for a trial print, it can cause paper jams. Always load paper in portrait orientation.

  • Page 12: Operation Panel

    Operation Panel (14) (13) (12) (11) (10) (7) Stop/Reset button Cancels operations or a print job in progress. (8) Color button Starts color copying, photo printing, or scanning. (9) Black button Starts black & white copying or scanning. (10) Back button Returns the LCD to the previous screen.

  • Page 13: Menu Items

    Menu Items Press the Menu or Photo Index Sheet button to display the menu items. You can specify the various print settings or perform the machine maintenance by using these menu items. Note You can select DEVICE SETTINGS and MAINTENANCE in any mode. Direct Printing mode is displayed only when a PictBridge compliant device is connected to the machine.

  • Page 14: Device Settings


  • Page 15: Copying

    Copying Making Copies This section describes the basic procedure to make copies. Turn on the machine. Press the COPY button. Load paper. Load the original on the Platen Glass. Specify the copy settings. (1) Press the [ or ] button to specify the number of copies (max. 99 copies). (2) Press the Menu button to adjust the settings as necessary.

  • Page 16: Printing From A Memory Card

    Printing from a Memory Card Inserting the Memory Card Turn on the machine. Open the Card Slot Cover. Insert one and only one memory card into the Card Slot. Card Type Compact Flash (CF) card Microdrive xD-Picture card* SD Secure Digital memory card SDHC memory card miniSD Card* microSD Card*...

  • Page 17: Removing The Memory Card

    Removing the Memory Card Open the Card Slot Cover. Make sure that the Access lamp is lit, then remove the memory card. Close the Card Slot Cover. Printing an Index of All Photos (INDEX) Prepare for printing. (1) Turn on the machine. (2) Load paper.

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    Prints a range of photos in sequence on a memory card. Printing on Stickers (STICKR) Prints your favorite photo with a frame on Canon Photo Stickers. Printing According to DPOF Settings (DPOF) Prints according to the Digital Print Order Format (DPOF) settings on your digital camera, if you have specified them.

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    Printing by Using the Photo Index Sheet Turn on the machine, and load A4 or Letter-sized white paper. Insert a memory card into the Card Slot. See “Inserting the Memory Card” on page 14. Press the Photo Index Sheet button. Make sure that PRINT is selected, then press the OK button.

  • Page 20: Printing From Your Computer

    Create a document or open a file to print using an appropriate application software. Select Print on the application software’s File menu. Make sure that Canon XXX Printer (where “XXX” is your machine’s name) is selected in Select Printer, and click Preferences (or Properties).

  • Page 21: Printing With Macintosh

    Printing with Macintosh Note Depending on your application program, operations may differ. For details, refer to the instruction manual of your application. The steps described in this section are for printing in Mac OS X v.10.4.x. Turn on the machine and load the paper in the machine. Create a document or open a file to print using an appropriate application software.

  • Page 22: Scanning Images

    Scanning Images You can scan images from the machine to a computer without printing them and save them in popular image types such as JPEG, TIFF, bitmaps, or PDF. If you are scanning printed text, you can use the OCR (Optical Character Recognition) software to convert it to text data. Scanning Methods You can select from the various scanning methods.

  • Page 23: Printing Photographs Directly From A Compliant Device

    Printing Photographs Directly from a Compliant Device You can connect a PictBridge compliant device such as a digital camera, camcorder, or mobile phone using a USB cable recommended by the device’s manufacturer, and print recorded images directly without using a computer.

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    Connect the PictBridge compliant device to the machine. Note Depending on the model or brand of your device, you may have to select a print mode compliant with PictBridge before connecting the device. You may also have to turn on the device or select Play mode manually after connecting the device to the machine.

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    PictBridge compliant device. Note In the following description, names of setting items are given according to those used in Canon- brand PictBridge compliant devices. Setting item names may be different depending on the brand or model of your device.

  • Page 26: Trimming Setting

    You can select the optimization method to obtain high print quality. When you select On, the shooting information is used to print the optimized image. If you are using a Canon-brand PictBridge compliant device, the following additional options may be available, depending on the model.

  • Page 27: Setting Items

    Setting Items Setting Item Description PAGE SIZE Select the page size, when printing directly from a PictBridge compliant device. MEDIA TYPE Select the media type, when printing directly from a PictBridge compliant device. PRINT QLTY Select the print quality, when printing directly from a PictBridge compliant device.

  • Page 28: Replacing A Fine Cartridge

    Replacing a FINE Cartridge When FINE Cartridges run out of ink, replace them using the following steps. Open the Paper Output Tray. Make sure that the machine is turned on, lift the Scanning Unit (Printer Cover), then pull the Scanning Unit Support (A) down into place.

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    Insert a new FINE Cartridge all the way into the appropriate slot. The Black FINE Cartridge should be installed into the left slot ( ) and the Color FINE Cartridge should be into the right slot ( Push up the FINE Cartridge until it clicks into place.

  • Page 30: Specifications

    Approx. 451 (W) x 353 (D) x 169 (H) mm * With the Paper Support and Paper Output Tray retracted. Weight Approx. 6.1 kg (Approx. 13.3 lb.) * With the FINE Cartridges installed. Canon FINE Cartridges Nozzles: Black: 320 nozzles Cyan/Magenta/Yellow: 384 x 3 nozzles Multiple copy...

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    MP Navigator EX: QuickTime v6.4 or later is needed (Macintosh only) Some functions may not be available with Windows Media Center To upgrade from Windows XP to Windows Vista, first uninstall software bundled with the Canon inkjet printer. Users in Asia ScanSoft OmniPage SE (OCR software) can work only with English operating system.

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    Additional System Requirements for On-Screen Manuals Browser: Windows HTML Help Viewer Note: Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 or later must be installed. The on-screen manual may not be displayed properly depending on your operating system or Internet Explorer version. We recommend that you keep your system up to date with Windows Update.

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    The following FINE Cartridges are compatible with this product. QT5-1235-V01 XXXXXXXX © CANON INC. 2007 PRINTED IN VIETNAM...

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