Contents Preparation Turn the Power On Install the Print Head Install the Ink Tanks Install the Software Loading Paper After Installing the Printer...
■ Sy m b ol s The following symbols are used to mark important instructions. Observe these instructions. Caution Instructions that, if ignored, could result in personal injury or material damage. Instructions that must be observed for safe operation. Additional explanations. Descriptions for operations that take some time to complete.
Preparation ■ Che c k th e In cl ud ed I tem s Before turning on the printer, remove all the orange tapes and the protective sheets. Print Head • Manuals • Setup CD-ROM (containing the drivers, applications and on-screen manuals) •...
■ Cho os i ng a Lo cati on • Do not install the printer where an object may fall on it. The object may fall inside the printer, resulting in malfunction. • Do not place any object on top of the printer. It may fall into the printer when opening covers, resulting in malfunction.
Turn the Power On Plug the power cord into the back left of the printer, then connect the other end to the wall outlet. • Do NOT connect the USB cable at this stage. Turn on the printer (A). Confirm that the POWER lamp (B) lights green.
Install the Print Head • Handle the Print Head carefully. Do not drop or apply excessive pressure to it. Press the button (A). Open the Top Cover (C). The Front Tray (B) opens. The Print Head Holder (D) comes out. (This is where you install the Print Head.) •...
Firmly raise the Print Head Lock Lever (E) until it stops. Remove the Print Head from the silver package. • There may be some transparent or light blue ink on the inside of the bag the Print Head comes in, or the inside of the protective cap - this has no effect on print quality.
Set the Print Head in place. • Do not knock the Print Head against the sides of the holder. Lower the Print Head Lock Lever (E) completely. • Pinch the Print Head Lock Lever firmly and lower it gently. • Once you have installed the Print Head, do not remove it unnecessarily.
Install the Ink Tanks • Handle the ink tanks carefully. Do not drop or apply excessive pressure to them. • If the Print Head Holder moves to the right, close and reopen the Top Cover. • Be sure to use the supplied ink tanks. Pull the orange tape (1) in the While pressing down with your left thumb, twist off the orange direction of the arrow to peel off the...
Install the ink tank Insert the ink tank. Press the PUSH mark on the ink tank until it clicks into place. Make sure the Ink lamp lights red.
Install all the other ink tanks in the same way. Install all the ink tanks. Make sure all the Ink lamps light red. • Match the labels when installing. • Once you have installed the ink tanks, do not remove them unnecessarily. Close the Top Cover (B).
Install the Software To use the printer by connecting it to a computer, software including the drivers needs to be copied (installed) to the computer's hard disk. The screens below are based on Windows Vista operating system Ultimate Edition (hereafter referred to as "Windows Vista") and Mac OS X v.10.5.x.
Windows Macintosh If the Found New Hardware or Found New Hardware Wizard dialog box appears: Remove the USB cable connected to your computer. The dialog box may close. In this case, proceed from . Click Cancel to quit the dialog box. Proceed from .
Windows Macintosh Windows Vista AutoPlay screen appears, click Run Msetup4.exe. Windows Vista User Account Control dialog box appears, click Continue. If the same dialog box reappears in subsequent steps, click Continue.
Windows Macintosh Click Easy Install. Drivers, application software, and on-screen manuals are installed automatically. • If you want to select particular items to install, click Custom Install and follow the on-screen instructions to proceed with the installation. • You can install the XPS Printer Driver from Custom Install. (Windows Vista SP1 only.) •...
Windows Macintosh Read the License Agreement screen carefully and click Yes. • During installation, follow any on-screen instructions to install the software. When the Please Allow All Install Wizard Processes screen appears, click Next. Installation starts.
Windows Macintosh When the Printer Connection screen appears, connect the printer to the computer with a USB cable. • The USB port is located on the right side of the printer. Turn on the printer (A). When the printer is recognized by the computer, a message appears on the screen.
Windows Macintosh Align the Print Head When the Print Head Alignment screen appears, load two sheets of A4 or Letter-sized plain paper in the Rear Tray (C) as shown. • For details, refer to "6 Loading Paper" on page 28. Click Execute.
Windows Macintosh When the Start Print Head Alignment dialog box appears, click Align Print Head. Click OK in the subsequent message. Printing of the pattern starts. • Wait until the pattern printing ends (about 5 minutes), and go to the next step. •...
• Internet connection is required. (Connection fees apply.) • To register later, click Cancel. User registration can be started from the Canon Solution Menu icon. For details, refer to "Solution Menu" on page 31. • If you are already registered, the Product Registration screen appears.
Windows Macintosh When the Extended Survey Program screen appears, confirm the message. If you can agree, click Agree. If you click Do not agree, the Extended Survey Program will not be installed. (This has no effect on the printer's functionality.) Click Exit.
Windows Macintosh Connect the printer to the computer with a USB cable. Make sure the printer is turned on. • The USB port is located on the right side of the printer. Turn on the computer, then insert Double-click the Setup icon. the Setup CD-ROM into the CD- If the CD-ROM folder does not open automatically, ROM drive.
Windows Macintosh Enter your administrator name and password. Click OK. If you do not know your administrator name or password, click Help, then follow the on-screen instructions. Click Easy Install. Drivers, application software, and on-screen manuals are installed automatically. • If you want to select particular items to install, click Custom Install and follow the on-screen instructions to proceed with the installation.
Windows Macintosh Read the License Agreement screen carefully and click Yes. Installation starts. • During installation, follow any on-screen instructions to install the software. When the Start Setup screen appears, click Execute. Click Restart. The Print Head Alignment screen appears after the computer has been restarted.
Windows Macintosh Align the Print Head When the Print Head Alignment screen appears, load two sheets of A4 or Letter-sized plain paper in the Rear Tray (A) as shown. • For details, refer to "6 Loading Paper" on page 28. Click Execute.
Windows Macintosh When this screen appears, click OK. Printing of the pattern starts. • Wait until the pattern printing ends (about 5 minutes), and go to the next step. • Do not open the Top Cover (B) while printing. • Pull out the Front Tray Extension (C) beforehand.
Windows Macintosh Click Next. Click Next. If connected to the Internet, the user registration page appears. Follow the on-screen instructions to register your printer. You will need your product serial number, which is located on the inside of the printer. •...
Windows Macintosh When the Extended Survey Program screen appears, confirm the message. If you can agree, click Agree. If you click Do not agree, the Extended Survey Program will not be installed. (This has no effect on the printer's functionality.) •...
Loading Paper This section explains how to load paper in the Rear Tray (A). Open the Paper Support (C). • Pull out the Front Tray Extension (B) beforehand. Open the Feed Slot Cover (D), then pinch and slide the Paper Guide (E). Load paper straight along the right edge of the Rear Tray.
Pinch and slide the Paper Guide (E) against the left edge of the paper, then close the Feed Slot Cover (D). Confirm that the loaded paper does not exceed the line (F). • You can print on large size paper such as 14" x 17"/355.6 x 431.8 mm or thick paper by loading the paper in the Front Tray.
After Installing the Printer ■ Ma nu a ls Safety Precautions S afet y and E n vir onm ent In for ma t i on For proper use, read safety Describes how to set up and use precautions before using the your printer.
Solution Menu. Open various applications and on-screen manuals with a single click. You can start Solution Menu from the Canon Solution Menu icon on the desktop (Windows) or on the Dock (Macintosh). If you have a problem with printer settings, click the Change settings or find solutions to...
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Windows: Note: Operation can only be guaranteed on a PC with Windows Vista, XP or 2000 pre-installed. • Easy-PhotoPrint Pro is a software plug-in for Canon Digital Photo Professional Ver. 2.1 or later, Adobe Photoshop CS/CS2/CS3/CS4 and Adobe Photoshop Elements 6. •...