Add a Speech Bubble ... p. 38 Print a Movie ... p. 41 Add Clip Art Stamps ... p. 34 Print a Picture Diary ... p. 37 Create ID Photos... p. 39 Print with Effects (SELPHY ES2 only) ... p. 42...
Print Settings Print the Date ... p. 47 Add Borders to an Image ... p. 47 Print after Red-Eye Correction... p. 47 You can enlarge and print a portion of an image ...p. 44 Print the Image Number ... p. 47 Print after Selecting a Page Layout ...
Select how you wish to use your SELPHY printer. Digital Camera Images Camera Equipped Mobile Phone Images Images on Your PC Print on Location USB Cable ... 52 Memory Card ... 24 Infrared (SELPHY ES2 only)/ Bluetooth ... 55 USB Cable ... 59 Battery... 72...
About This Guide ... 6 Getting Started... 7 Printing from Memory Cards ...24 Printing from Camera ...52 Printing from a Mobile Phone (Wireless Printing)...55 Printing from a PC ...59 Using the Battery Pack (SELPHY ES2 only)...72 Appendix ...77 Troubleshooting...92 Index...101...
SELPHY ES2/ES20. The explanations in this guide use Canon digital cameras. This guide primarily uses illustrations of the SELPHY ES2 and its LCD monitor. Unless otherwise noted, the instructions are the same for the SELPHY ES20. Similarly, the screen shots from the LCD monitor show a "P"...
Check the Package Contents The package contains the following accessories. If there is anything missing, please contact the store where you purchased this product. Main Printer Unit Compact Photo Printer Solution Disk • SELPHY Beginner's Guide • Warranty Card Getting Started...
The cartridge differs depending on the paper size and ink type. Please refer to the Cartridge Type table below. You can print outdoors, or at locations without a power outlet (p. 72) (SELPHY ES2 only). You can print wirelessly from a Bluetooth-enabled mobile phone (p. 57).
Press to manually open the print receptacle cover. Paper projects from this slot while printing is in progress. Blinks/lights green when a memory card is accessed. Receives infrared data from a mobile phone (SELPHY ES2 only). Open to insert a memory card or card adapter with a memory card inserted.
Back View Carrying Handle Battery Cover (SELPHY ES2 only) Battery Cover Lever (SELPHY ES2 only) DC IN (Power Input) Terminal Connects to the compact power adapter. Air Vents USB Terminal for PC Connection USB Terminal for Camera Connection Terminal Cover Used for carrying the printer (p.
(trimming). Indicates the printer status. Lit Green: Power on Blinking Green: Printing or communicating Lit Orange: Charging the battery pack (SELPHY ES2 only) Blinking Orange: Battery pack depleted or temperature is not within the operating temperature range for charging (p.
LCD Monitor Button (Up, Down, Left, Right) Buttons Easy-Scroll Wheel (SELPHY ES2 only) Button Button Button LCD Monitor Main Display The Main Display is the screen that displays the images on a memory card after turning the power on. You can switch between Multi View or Single View by pressing...
Total Number of Prints Time and Date File Number Memory Card Number of Displayed Image/ Total Number of Images Battery Status (SELPHY ES2 only) Recording Pixels Getting Started Image Print settings information Image information Displays the number of prints for the selected image.
Paper Size Paper Status Operation Guides The Jump Function Pressing in Single View in the Main Display, or in the Creative Print image selection screen, displays the Jump screen. Press an image matching the search key. Jump 10 Images Jump 50 Images Jump 100 Images Jump Selected Images Displays the paper size.
Components Guide Easy-Scroll Wheel (SELPHY ES2 only) The SELPHY ES2 allows you to select images or menu items, increase or decrease the number of prints, and enlarge or reduce the trimming frame, just by turning the Easy-Scroll Wheel instead of pressing...
Preparing/Replacing the Cartridge Replace the cartridge with the size of the paper you wish to print. Preparing the Cartridge An ink and paper integrated cartridge is used in this printer (p. 9). Prepare a cartridge with the size of paper you wish to print. •...
Preparing/Replacing the Cartridge Grasp the cleaner unit that is inside and remove it. Make sure that the cartridge is oriented as shown on the direction indicator on the inside of the printer, and insert the cartridge until it clicks into place. Press the area marked PUSH to close the cover.
• 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. • It will not be possible to use all the paper for printing if you overwind the ink sheet. •...
Preparing/Replacing the Cartridge Replacing the Cartridge Replace the cartridge when paper has run out, or if another sheet size is required. • Do not remove the cartridge while paper is being fed into or ejected from the printer, or while printing is in progress.
Preparing/Replacing the Cartridge Storing Cartridges • When storing cartridges, return the cartridge to its original package. Getting Started...
Insert the plug into a power outlet. Connect the compact power adapter to the printer. • The SELPHY ES2 can also be used with the separately sold battery pack NB-ES1L (p. 73). Getting Started Leave more than 15 cm (6 in.) of clearance at the...
Printing Precaution These cautions apply to printing images from memory cards, cameras and computers, and wireless printing. Do not eject the cartridge or open the cartridge cover right after turning the power on or while printing. It may result in equipment damage. During the printing operation, paper is temporarily output from the printer.
• Make sure that a camera or computer is not connected to the printer. • This SELPHY printer supports image data conforming to the Design rule for Camera File system (Exif compliant) and DPOF (Ver.1.00) standard. • Use a memory card formatted in the camera. A memory card formatted in the computer might not be recognized.
Compatible Memory Cards Slot CompactFlash Card Microdrive xD-Picture Card SD Memory Card miniSD Card SDHC Memory Card miniSDHC Card MultiMediaCard MMCplus Card HC MMCplus microSD Card microSDHC Card MMCmobile Card MMCmicro Card RS-MMC Card Memory Stick Memory Stick PRO Memory Stick Duo Memory Stick PRO Duo Memory Stick micro : You need to use the specific adapter for the card.
Inserting a Memory Card Insert a single memory card into the printer. • Please refer to the user guide included with your memory card for handling instructions. Press until the power lamp lights green to turn on the power. Insert a single memory card into the appropriate card slot of the printer.
Print Selected Photos (Basic Printing) You can select images, specify the number of prints for each, and then print them all out. Turn the printer on, and insert the memory card into the appropriate memory card slot (p. 26). Press to select images.
Print All Photos Print all the images on the memory card. Turn the printer on, and insert the memory card into the appropriate memory card slot (p. 26). Press Photos] with Press and check the settings. Press • Printing starts. Printing from Memory Cards and select [Print All Print image...
, [Correct Red- Eye] , [Auto Optimize] , [Adjust Image], and [My Colors] when printing with a Canon camera. Set [Print Settings] (p. 46) in advance. * [Print type] set to [Standard] in [Print Settings] (when using a Canon digital camera)
Selecting an Image during Auto Play for Printing (Auto Play) All images on the memory card are automatically played back and an image can be printed by pausing auto play while that image is displayed. Each image displays for 3 seconds. Turn the printer on, and insert the memory card in the appropriate memory card slot (p.
Creative Print allows for easy printing of images in a few simple steps, following the instructions on the screen. With this function, Frames, Clip Art, Calendar, Multi Layout, Speech Bubble, ID Photo, Movie Print and Image Effects (SELPHY ES2 only) options are available. Frames Images with added frames are printed.
• When there is no movie file on a memory card, [Movie Print] is not displayed. • Image Effects displays only on the SELPHY ES2. • Settings such as the page layout and speech bubbles are retained after turning the power off.
How to Set Menu Items Frames Select [Frames] in [Creative Print]. • For selecting [Frames], refer to How to Use the Menu (p. 32). Press to select the image and press Press to select the desired frame and press • The print confirmation screen is displayed. Check the settings on the screen.
Creative Print Clip Art Select [Clip Art] in [Creative Print]. • For selecting [Clip Art], refer to How to Use the Menu (p. 32). Press press Press desired clip art stamp and press Press clip art stamps where you wish and press •...
Check the settings on the screen. Press • Printing starts. Calendar Select [Calendar] in [Creative Print]. • For selecting [Calendar], refer to How to Use the Menu (p. 32). Press desired layout and press Press desired background color and press to select the to select the Creative Print...
Creative Print Press calendar settings and press Press press Check the settings on the screen. Press • Printing starts. Printing from Memory Cards to make to select the image and • The print confirmation screen is displayed. • You can set [Year], [Month], [Week start day], and [Highlight] in the calendar setting screen.
Multi Layout Select [Multi Layout] in [Creative Print]. • For selecting [Multi Layout], refer to How to Use the Menu (p. 32). Press desired layout and press Press desired background color and press Press to select the image and press •...
Creative Print Check the settings on the screen. Press • Printing starts. Speech Bubble Select [Speech Bubble] in [Creative Print]. • For selecting [Speech Bubble], refer to How to Use the Menu (p. 32). Press press Press desired speech bubble and press Printing from Memory Cards to select an image and to select the...
Press color for the speech bubble and press Press speech bubble where you wish and press Check the settings on the screen. Press • Printing starts. ID Photo Select [ID Photo] in [Creative Print]. • For selecting [ID Photo], refer to How to Use the Menu (p.
• The print confirmation screen is displayed. • You can print an ID photo from an image that equals the recording pixels of Canon brand digital cameras' L (Large) mode such as the PowerShot series. • If you have selected an image...
Check the settings on the screen. Press • Printing starts. screen is displayed. Creative Print • Only movies shot with Canon digital cameras, such as the PowerShot series, can be printed. • You cannot playback movies. • The first frame of a movie is displayed in the movie select screen.
Creative Print Image Effects (SELPHY ES2 only) Faded Edges Creates the effect of the center of the image being clear while the surrounding area is fainter and fading out. Soft Edges Creates the effect of the center of the image being in focus, with the surrounding area out of focus.
Press to select the image and press • The print confirmation Check the settings on the screen. Press • Printing starts. screen is displayed. Creative Print • Use for specifying the number of prints. Printing from Memory Cards...
Enlarging and Printing a Portion of an Image (Trimming) You can trim a part of the desired image and print in Basic Printing (p. 27), the [Calendar] mode in Creative Printing (p. 35), [Multi Layout] mode (p. 37), and [ID Photo] mode (p. 39). Basic Operation for Trimming Press wish to trim.
Press trimming area. Press to set the size of the trimming frame. Press • The setting is completed. Press • Printing starts. Enlarging and Printing a Portion of an Image (Trimming) to set the • Press to print images set for trimming and other selected images at the same time (only for Basic Printing (p.
Print Settings You can set print-related items, such as date on or off, border or borderless, print layout. How to Use the Menu Turn the printer on and press Press Press to change the setting value. Press • The setting value is saved. •...
Print Setting Menu The default setting is marked as Item Description Date Prints the date on the image. File No. Prints the file number on the image. Borders Prints borders on the image. Page Layout Sets the number of images to print on a single sheet of paper, the number of images to print, or to make an index print.
Basic Printing Date File No. Borders Page Layout * [Print Type] set to [Standard] in [Print Settings] (when using a Canon digital camera) : Frames : Clip Art : Calendar : Multi Layout : Speech Bubble : ID Photo : Movie Print...
Page Layout 1-up ( Prints a single image per sheet. 2-up Prints 2 images per sheet. 4-up Prints 4 images per sheet. 8-up Prints 8 images per sheet. Fixed Size Prints the image with a white border on the right side. [Fixed Size] can be set only when using L size and postcard size.
Print Settings Adjust Image Off ( Prints the image without adjusting image. Brightness Corrects the image brightness. Contrast Corrects the difference between light and dark (gradation) areas of the image. Sharpness Corrects the outline of the image. Printing from Memory Cards : Makes the image darker.
My Colors Off ( The image is printed out without the My Colors function applied. Vivid Contrast and color depth are enhanced to produce strong hues. Neutral Contrast and color depth are suppressed to produce subdued hues. Sepia Images are printed out in sepia tone. Images are printed out in black and white.
• Make sure that a memory card is not inserted in the printer, or that no computer is connected to the printer before connecting a camera. • Make sure that the camera is PictBridge or Direct Print compliant. • Use the interface cable (USB cable) supplied with the camera to connect to the printer. •...
Printing Images When Connected with Camera This guide explains the procedure for printing with a Canon digital camera connected as an example. Communication Settings for Camera Depending on the model of the camera, it may be necessary to change the communication settings prior to connecting the camera to the printer.
• If printing does not start, check the camera's LCD monitor for any messages (p. 96). • The setting of date, print copies, or layout is available with Canon camera (This may not apply to some models, however). For more details, see the Camera User's Guide supplied with the camera.
Phone (Wireless Printing) Transmit and print out images shot with a camera-equipped mobile phone supporting infrared data communication (SELPHY ES2 only) or Bluetooth. • Do not insert a memory card or connect a camera or computer to the printer during wireless printing.
Infrared (IrDA) Wireless Printing (SELPHY ES2 only) Print images transmitted from a mobile phone supporting infrared data communication (IrDA). The mobile phone must have the following features. • Infrared data communication (infrared data communication port supporting IrDA) • Built-in camera capable of recording and saving JPEG images.
Printing via Bluetooth By installing Bluetooth Unit BU-20 (sold separately) on the printer you can print images by transmitting data from a Bluetooth-enabled mobile phone. The mobile phone must have the following features. • Built-in Bluetooth and profiles compatible with OPP (Object Push Profile) or BIP (Basic Imaging Profile).
Printing via Bluetooth Transmit an image from your mobile phone to the printer. Up to approx. 10 m (33 ft.) • Bluetooth Unit blinks blue during transmission. If data transfer is interrupted, the blinking will stop. Check the message appearing on the mobile phone display if an error occurs. •...
Printing from a PC Print from a computer connected to the printer. • Make sure that a memory card is not inserted in the printer, or that no camera is connected to the printer before connecting a computer. • When using the USB cable, be sure to connect the printer directly to your computer. If you connect the USB cable to a USB hub, the printer may not function properly.
Canon Utility • ZoomBrowser EX: 200 MB or more Ulead Photo Express LE: 300 MB or more Canon SELPHY Printer Driver: 4 MB or more (the amount of free space required for installation) 1,024 x 768 pixels or more High Color (16 bit) or better...
PowerPC G3/G4/G5 or Intel processor 256 MB or more Canon Utility • ImageBrowser: 300 MB or more Canon SELPHY Printer Driver: 4 MB or more (the amount of free space required for installation) 1,024 x 768 pixels or more 32,000 colors or better...
Installing the Printer Driver and Software The Compact Photo Printer Solution Disk contains software that your computer requires for printing. Install the printer driver and the software according to the following steps. • Before you install the printer driver, do not connect the printer to a computer.
• If you wish to uninstall the software, do as follows on your computer. Click the [Start] button and select [All Programs] - [Canon Utilities] - [Zoom Browser EX] - [Zoom Browser EX Uninstall]. • You can use the same procedure to uninstall other software.
Macintosh Installing the Printer Driver Place the supplied Compact Photo Printer Solution Disk in the computer and double-click the CD-ROM window. Select the printer you are using. Click [Agree] if you consent to all the conditions of the software license agreement.
Installing the Printer Driver and Software Following the instructions on the screen, then restart your computer. Connect the printer to the computer and turn the printer's power on. Double-click the [Printer Setup Utility] in [Applications] - [Utilities] folder. • The printer list window appears. Click the [Add] button.
Click [Default Browser], select the printer you are using, and then click the [Add] button. Installing the Printer Driver and Software • If you wish to uninstall the • Installation of printer driver is completed. Close the window. printer driver, double-click the icon in Solution Disk, select the installer panel, and follow the onscreen instructions.
Installing the Printer Driver and Software Installing Software Place the supplied Compact Photo Printer Solution Disk in the computer and double-click the CD-ROM window. • The installer panel is displayed. Click [Install]. Select [Easy Installation] and click [Next]. Click [OK]. •...
Introduction to the Supplied Programs • For printing operations, refer to the [Help] menu of the software. • You can download a detailed guide from the following website (available in English only). http://web.canon.jp/Imaging/information-e.html Windows Ulead Photo Express This software allows the easy...
This section give a basic overview of inserting frames and text, and then printing. If you have questions about Ulead Photo Express LE, please access the URL below: http://www.ulead.com/events/canon/selphy/ Select [SELPHY] and click Select the paper from the list on the left, select the desired frame to...
Select [Text], click [Add/Edit]. Type the desired text to print, click the text, then click Determine the printer name, paper size, cartridge, layout, and copies, then click Printing completes. • Frames can be assigned only when [Postcard size] or [L size] paper is selected. •...
• Battery Pack NB-CP2L cannot be used. • Do not use the battery pack in products other than those recommended by Canon. • Do not lose the battery pack terminal cover. It is required for battery storage.
• For more connection details, refer to Placing/ Connecting the Printer (p. 22). • Charging starts. Disconnect the compact power adapter cord from the printer once charging is complete. Using the Battery Pack (SELPHY ES2 only) 15 cm (6 in.) 15 cm (6 in.) 10 cm (4 in.)
(Blinking red) Printing is not possible. Recharge the printer Change it for a fully charged battery pack or recharge the battery battery pack immediately. You can also use the printer's compact power adapter. Description Using the Battery Pack (SELPHY ES2 only)
(about 1 year) shortens the battery life and causes its performance to decline. When you do not use it for long period of time, fully charge it once a year and store after fully discharging it in the printer. Using the Battery Pack (SELPHY ES2 only) ) may be displayed earlier than usual.
Making Printer Settings You can make various printer settings, such as language or power saving settings. How to Use the Menu Turn the printer on and press Press Press Press • The setting value is saved. • [Bluetooth] is displayed only when a Bluetooth unit is connected. •...
Reset the printer's settings to their defaults. Bluetooth Settings Device name Selects a name from Canon ES2-1 ( This is the name used when the target device (this printer) is selected from the mobile phone. This setting distinguishes this device when there are two or more Bluetooth-enabled devices capable of communication.
Making Printer Settings Press Select [Bluetooth] and press • The Bluetooth setting screen is displayed. Press setting values. Press • The setting is saved and the screen returns to [Printer Setup]. • For how to use the menu, refer to page 78. •...
Language Press Select [Language] and press • The language selection screen is displayed. Press press • For how to use the menu, refer to page 78. • When no memory card is inserted, or when no camera or computer is connected to the printer, press and hold down screen.
Cleaning the Printer Cleaning the Inside of the Printer Remove dust on the head of the cartridge with the supplied cleaner unit. Remove the cartridge (p. 20). Insert the cleaner unit in the cartridge compartment and push it in completely and slide it in and out 2 or 3 times. •...
• If you wish to mount prints in an album, select an album with photo covers made of nylon, polypropylene or cellophane. • Color change may occur over time in accordance with conditions of storage. Canon assumes no liability for color changes.
Safety Precautions Use this equipment correctly according to the following precautions to avoid the risk of injury, fire, electrical shock, malfunction or other hazards. Please also be sure to read Handling Precautions. Equipment refers to the printer and compact power adapter. The safety precautions noted on the following pages are intended to instruct you in the safe and correct operation of the printer to prevent injuries or damage to yourself or other persons.
Leaving the equipment plugged in during prolonged periods of non-use poses risk of electric shock or fire. Battery (SELPHY ES2 only) WARNING Do not place the battery pack near a heat source or expose it to direct flame or heat.
Safety Precautions Do not place anything, such as tablecloths, carpets, bedding or cushions, on top of the battery charger while it is charging. There is a risk of heat generation or deformation if it is left connected for a long period of time. Before you discard a battery, cover the terminals with tape or other insulators to prevent direct contact with other objects.
For the handling of memory cards, cameras, or computers, refer to the supplied user's manual of each product. Warning Against Copyright Infringement Please respect all copyrights. Use of images produced by SELPHY ES2 or ES20 for purposes other than personal entertainment may be prohibited by law. Warranty Limitations This printer's warranty is only effective in the country of sale.
Handling Precautions If the print receptacle cover comes off, tilt the cover to LCD monitor side ( of the spring on the left side of the cover with the groove on the printer ( insert the shaft on the right side of the cover into the printer ( If the print receptacle cover is not attached during printing, paper that is finished printing may become jammed inside the printer.
Specification All data is measured according to standard Canon testing procedures. We reserve the right to change specifications without notice. Compact Photo Printer SELPHY ES2/ES20 Printing Method Dye-sublimation thermal transfer (with overcoating) Print Resolution 300 x 600 dpi (300 x 300 dpi : When a PC is connected, 2-up and higher layout...
Power Source Power Consumption Dimensions Weight (printer only) *1 When connected to a Canon digital camera equipped with DIGIC lll. *2 IrSimple is not supported. *3 Bluetooth Unit BU-20 sold separately is required. *4 Specialized adapter is required. Compact Power Adapter CA-ES100...
Battery Pack NB-ES1L (sold separately) (SELPHY ES2 only) Type Lithium ion battery Nominal Voltage DC 22.2 V Nominal Capacity 2000 mAh Charge Cycles Approx. 300 times Number of prints Postcard size paper: Approx. 50 sheets L size paper: Approx. 50 sheets Card size paper: Approx.
You Think There is a Problem If the solutions below do not remedy your problem, contact the retail outlet or a Canon customer support center. Printer and Power Source Power will not turn on • Has the plug come out of the power outlet? (p. 22) •...
You Think There is a Problem Cannot Print (continued from previous page) • Does the camera battery have sufficient charge? Replace the battery with a fully charged (or new) battery, or use the compact power adapter for the camera. Printing from Computers •...
Colors on the Computer Display and the Print Are Different • Color generation methods are different for computer displays and printers. Moreover, the variance may be attributable to the environment in which the display is viewed (color and strength of the light), or to the display's color adjustment settings.
Paper jam • Press the off and turn it on again. If the printer fails to eject the paper, contact a Canon Customer Support center for assistance. Troubleshooting to eject the paper. If the paper is not ejected, turn the power...
Ink Error • Remove the cartridge from the printer, take up the slack in the ink sheet, and then reload the cartridge. If the cartridge is stuck in the printer, contact a Canon Customer Support center for assistance. Recharge the printer battery •...
• Turn the printer, camera and computer power off, then turn on again. • Check the Printing Images When Connected with Camera section (p. 53). If the error message continues to display, contact a Canon Customer Support center for assistance.
Image too large. • Images larger than 8,000 x 8,000 pixels, or 32 MB or larger files cannot be played back. Select another image. • When printing from a mobile phone (wirelessly), the maximum image file size that can be transmitted is 3 MB (maximum file size varies depending on the mobile phone).
Error Messages Image not compatible • You attempted to put a speech bubble in an image smaller than 320 x 240 pixels or an image with a width-to-height-ratio narrower than 16:9. Select another image size that allows speech bubbles to be set. Device Not Supported •...