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  • Page 1 Page i Tuesday, June 24, 2003 2:22 PM Printer Guide...
  • Page 2: Reference Guide

    Page ii Tuesday, June 24, 2003 2:22 PM IMPORTANT: Read this manual carefully. Use this manual when you need quick reference help for the printer feature of your machine. Using Your Documentation Using Your Documentation Using Your Documentation Using Your Documentation Your machine includes the following documentation.
  • Page 3 Chapter 5 Printer Specifications Appendix Index Glossary •Considerable effort has been made to ensure that this manual is free of inaccuracies and omissions. •However, as we are constantly improving our products, if you need an exact specification, please contact Canon.
  • Page 4 Notice The information in this document is subject to change without notice. CANON INC. MAKES NO WARRANTY OF ANY KIND WITH REGARD TO THIS MATERIAL, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, EXCEPT AS PROVIDED HEREIN, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, THEREOF, WARRANTIES AS TO MARKETABILITY, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OF USE OR AGAINST INFRINGEMENT OF ANY PATENT.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Printer Problems ........5-2...
  • Page 6 Your new machine has many advanced features, including the CAPT (Canon Advanced Printing Technology). The CAPT gives you instant access to printer information. In this documentation the CAPT is also referred to as the Canon PC1200/iC D700, as it appears on your screen after it has been installed.
  • Page 7 iR1210G_iR1230G.book Page vii Tuesday, June 24, 2003 2:22 PM Displays Used in This Manual Displays Used in This Manual Displays Used in This Manual Displays Used in This Manual Screenshots of computer operation screens used in this manual may differ from the ones you actually see, depending on the model or options that come with your machine.
  • Page 8 iR1210G_iR1230G.book Page viii Tuesday, June 24, 2003 2:22 PM Abbreviations Used in This Manual Abbreviations Used in This Manual Abbreviations Used in This Manual Abbreviations Used in This Manual In this manual, product names and model names are abbreviated as follows: ®...
  • Page 9: Chapter 1: Before You Start

    Before You Start This chapter provides an explanation of the system environments required for using the CAPT (Canon Advanced Printing Technology). It also explains where to find help and information regarding the installation and use of this software. • Introduction •...
  • Page 10: Introduction

    The CAPT enables you to print from any Windows application to your machine. You can acquire information about Canon products and update your software on the Canon home page (http://www.usa.canon.com). System Requirements...
  • Page 11: Where To Find Help

    The README.TXT file is located in /English/ folder of the software CD-ROM. Online Help You can locate additional help for questions you may have regarding your printer in the Online Help file provided with the software. In the printer’s Properties dialog box, you can click Help to display additional information about every feature and option in the CAPT.
  • Page 12: Chapter 2: Installing The Printer Driver (canon Advanced Printing Technology (capt))

    (Canon Advanced Printing (Canon Advanced Printing Technology (CAPT)) Technology (CAPT)) Technology (CAPT)) Technology (CAPT)) This chapter describes CAPT (Canon Advanced Printing Technology). It includes the following information: • What is CAPT • Installing the Printer Driver • Printing with the CAPT...
  • Page 13 Installing the Printer Driver Installing the Printer Driver If you are using the imageCLASS D700 series machine as a local printer (connected directly to your computer) follow the steps below. If the D700 series is already on your network, and you want to start using it, follow the steps in “Network Users”...
  • Page 14: Windows 95/98/me

    Using USB Port (USB Cable) NOTE In order to use the printer via USB, the following requirements need to be satisfied. • Your computer must be equipped with a USB port and it is necessary that its operation is approved by the manufacturer.
  • Page 15 iR1210G_iR1230G.book Page 4 Tuesday, June 24, 2003 2:22 PM Select Search for the best driver for your device (Recommended) in the Add New Hardware Wizard and click Next >. Select Specify a location and click Browse… to select the driver in the language that you want to install.
  • Page 16: Parallel Port Users

    Parallel Port Users Parallel Port Users Parallel Port Users • If there already are Canon LBP-460/465/660/800/810 or other printer drivers installed on your computer, before installing PC1200/iC D700 uninstall those drivers or set IMPORTANT them for file output, selecting FILE: in the port selection dialog.
  • Page 17 Page 6 Tuesday, June 24, 2003 2:22 PM Select Local Printer and click Next >. The Wizard displays a list of available printers. Click Have Disk….
  • Page 18 The Install From Disk dialog box appears. Use Browse… to select the directory or enter the path name that contains the printer software, then click OK. For example, if you are using the CD-ROM to install the software, and your CD-ROM drive is drive D:, the path name would be D:\English\Win9x.
  • Page 19 Page 8 Tuesday, June 24, 2003 2:22 PM Select the printer’s port, and then click Next >. Enter the name you wish to use, then click Finish. When the installation is complete, the following dialog box appears. To close the dialog box,...
  • Page 20: Windows Nt 4.0/2000/xp

    Plug and Play will activate and the USB class driver, “USB Printing Support” is automatically detected and installed. Log on as member of Administrators. The full control access right for the printer is necessary for the installation of the CAPT.
  • Page 21 iR1210G_iR1230G.book Page 10 Tuesday, June 24, 2003 2:22 PM The Found New Hardware Wizard dialog box appears. Click Next >. Select Search for a suitable driver for my device (recommended) in the Found New Hardware Wizard and click Next >. •...
  • Page 22: Parallel Port Users

    Parallel Port Users Parallel Port Users Parallel Port Users • If there already are Canon LBP-460/465/660/800/810 or other printer drivers installed on your computer, before installing PC1200/iC D700 uninstall those drivers or set IMPORTANT them for file output, selecting FILE: in the port selection dialog.
  • Page 23 iR1210G_iR1230G.book Page 12 Tuesday, June 24, 2003 2:22 PM Plug and Play will activate and the Found New Hardware Wizard dialog box appears. Click Next > Select Search for a suitable driver for my device (recommended) in the Found New Hardware Wizard and click Next >.
  • Page 24 iR1210G_iR1230G.book Page 13 Tuesday, June 24, 2003 2:22 PM Select Specify a location and click Next >. The Found New Hardware Wizard dialog box appears. Click Browse… to select the driver in the language that you want to install. For example, if your CD-ROM drive is drive D:, browse to D:\English\Win2000, then click OK.
  • Page 25 To install the CAPT on a local computer using Windows NT 4.0, you can use the Windows NT Add Printer Wizard. Log on as member of Administrators. The full control access right for the printer is necessary for the installation of the CAPT.
  • Page 26 For example, if you are using the CD-ROM to install the CAPT, and your CD-ROM drive is drive D:, the path name would be D:\english\WinNT40. Select your printer model from the list of printers displayed, then click Next >. 2-15...
  • Page 27 Page 16 Tuesday, June 24, 2003 2:22 PM Click Next > to accept the default printer name, or enter the name you wish to use, then click Next >. Select whether this printer is shared or not shared with other computers. If it is shared, select all the operating systems that will use this printer.
  • Page 28 Click Yes if you want to print a test page, or No if you do not want to print a test page, then click Finish. Windows creates the Canon PC1200 iC D700 icon on the Desktop, and the Canon PC1200/ iC D700 icon is added to the Printers folder.
  • Page 29 Printer Wizard. Following is the installation procedure for “Using Parallel Port” under Windows 2000. Log on as member of Administrators. The full control access right for the printer is necessary for the installation of the CAPT. From the Start menu, select Settings, then Printers (in Windows XP, select Printers and Faxes from Start menu).
  • Page 30 Page 19 Tuesday, June 24, 2003 2:22 PM Select the printer port or ports you want to use, then click Next >. Click Have Disk… in the Manufacturers/Printers dialog box. The Install From Disk dialog box appears. Use Browse… to select the directory or enter the path name that contains the CAPT, then click OK.
  • Page 31 Page 20 Tuesday, June 24, 2003 2:22 PM Select your printer model from the list of printers displayed, then click Next >. Click Next > to accept the default printer name, or enter the name you wish to use, then click Next >.
  • Page 32 Page 21 Tuesday, June 24, 2003 2:22 PM Select whether this printer is shared or not shared with other computers. Click Next >. Click Yes if you want to print a test page, or No if you do not want to print a test page, then click Next >.
  • Page 33 • Click Yes if the Digital Signature Not Found dialog box appears. NOTE Windows creates the Canon PC1200 iC D700 icon on the Desktop, and the Canon PC1200/iC D700 icon is added to the Printers folder. When the installation is complete, the following dialog box appears. Click OK to close the dialog box.
  • Page 34: Network Users

    Your Network Your Network If the imageCLASS D700 series is already on your network you can install it in two different ways. The easiest way is using automatic network download. If network download is not available, you can use the Add Printer Wizard.
  • Page 35 If the server is a Windows 95/98/Me computer, you can enter a name for the printer, or accept the default name and click Next >. • If the connection fails you’ll be able to install the printer but you will not be able to use the printer until it comes back online.
  • Page 36 Printer in Windows XP) dialog appears. Select the printer you want to connect to, then click OK. If the printer name is invalid, it means the client could not connect to the network printer specified. If a suitable driver is not found, it probably means the server is a Windows 95/98/Me computer.
  • Page 37: Printer Sharing

    By using your D700 series machine on a network, users can share the device for printing. Printer sharing with the D700 series requires that both the print server and the client devices are using Windows 95 or later, or Windows NT 4.0 or later. The print server and client do not need to use the same operating system, and it is possible to print from a Windows 95/98/Me client to a Windows NT 4.0/2000/XP print server, or vice versa.
  • Page 38: Connecting The Imageclass D700 Series As A Network

    Page 27 Tuesday, June 24, 2003 2:22 PM Connecting the imageCLASS D700 Series as a Network Connecting the imageCLASS D700 Series as a Network Connecting the imageCLASS D700 Series as a Network Connecting the imageCLASS D700 Series as a Network...
  • Page 39 Page 28 Tuesday, June 24, 2003 2:22 PM Select File and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Networks in the Network Services box, then click OK. Click File and Print Sharing. • Be sure there is a check by “I want to be able to allow others to print to my printer(s).”...
  • Page 40 iR1210G_iR1230G.book Page 29 Tuesday, June 24, 2003 2:22 PM Select the Access Control tab and check either “Share-level Access Control” or “User- level Access control.” Click OK and then restart Windows. 2-29...
  • Page 41: Printer Settings

    Page 30 Tuesday, June 24, 2003 2:22 PM Printer Settings Share-level Access Control Open the Canon PC1200/iC D700 Properties window, then check “Shared As” in the Sharing tab. Enter the Share Name, Comment, and Password as needed. Click OK.
  • Page 42 Page 31 Tuesday, June 24, 2003 2:22 PM User-level Access Control Open the Canon PC1200/iC D700 Properties window, then check “Shared As” in the Sharing tab. Enter the Share Name and Comment, as needed. Click Add, and select the users allowed to access the printer.
  • Page 43 iR1210G_iR1230G.book Page 32 Tuesday, June 24, 2003 2:22 PM Click OK when you have finished adding users. Click OK again. • Do not enter space or special character in the Share Name. NOTE 2-32...
  • Page 44 iR1210G_iR1230G.book Page 33 Tuesday, June 24, 2003 2:22 PM Windows NT 4.0/2000/XP Server Settings Windows NT 4.0/2000/XP Server Settings Windows NT 4.0/2000/XP Server Settings Windows NT 4.0/2000/XP Server Settings Add Server Service (Windows NT 4.0) Double-click the Network icon from the Control Panel. Select the Services tab, and if the Server is not shown, click Add.
  • Page 45 Right-click the Local Area Connection icon, then select Properties from the menu. The Local Area Connection Properties dialog box appears. Select File and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Networks, then click OK. Add Server Service (Windows XP)* From the Start menu, select Control Panel.
  • Page 46 Page 35 Tuesday, June 24, 2003 2:22 PM Select File and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Networks, then click OK. * The procedure for Windows XP is given for Category View Mode. 2-35...
  • Page 47: Printer Sharing Settings

    Page 36 Tuesday, June 24, 2003 2:22 PM Printer Sharing Settings Open the Canon PC1200/iC D700 Properties window, then check “Shared” in the Sharing tab. Enter the Share Name as needed. Click OK. The printer icon changes to indicate sharing.
  • Page 48: Canon Pc1200/ic D700" Group

    After installation is complete, the CAPT program group is created. You can select the following from the PC1200/iC D700 group: • Canon PC1200/iC D700 Help Selects the Canon PC1200/iC D700 Help file for the CAPT. • Canon PC1200/iC D700 Status Window Displays the PC1200/iC D700 Status Window.
  • Page 49: Printing With The Capt

    • You must use a bi-directional cable for proper operation. NOTE Every time you print, the CAPT displays the Canon PC1200/iC D700 Status Window. This window shows you the paper moving through the machine, how long it will take to print the document, and how much of the document has printed.
  • Page 50: Chapter 3: Printer Properties

    Chapter 3 Printer Properties Printer Properties Printer Properties Printer Properties This chapter describes the dialogs and settings on the Printer Properties screens. It includes the following information: • Windows 95/98/Me Printer Properties • Windows NT4.0/2000/XP Printer Properties and Default Document Properties...
  • Page 51: Windows 95/98/me Printer Properties

    Print dialog box, usually accessed from an application’s File menu, you can select Properties to proceed to the Canon PC1200/iC D700 Properties dialog box and its printing options. • You can open the Properties dialog box from the Printers folder. The number of...
  • Page 52 iR1210G_iR1230G.book Page 3 Tuesday, June 24, 2003 2:22 PM General Tab General Tab General Tab General Tab Lets you print a test page or define separator pages. Refer to your Windows operating system documentation for more information.
  • Page 53: Spool Settings

    Page 4 Tuesday, June 24, 2003 2:22 PM Details Tab Details Tab Details Tab Details Tab Specifies the printer port and time-out settings. Refer to your Windows operating system documentation for more information. Spool Settings… The installer sets the following defaults.
  • Page 54 Page 5 Tuesday, June 24, 2003 2:22 PM Sharing Tab Sharing Tab Sharing Tab Sharing Tab Specifies the printer-sharing settings. This tab is available only when file and printer sharing is turned on. Refer to your Windows operating system documentation for more information.
  • Page 55 iR1210G_iR1230G.book Page 6 Tuesday, June 24, 2003 2:22 PM Page Setup Tab Page Setup Tab Page Setup Tab Page Setup Tab Specifies paper size, scaling, number of copies, orientation, and pages per sheet. Default settings depend on the country/region of purchase. Page Size lets you select the paper size you are working with in your application.
  • Page 56: View Settings

    iR1210G_iR1230G.book Page 7 Tuesday, June 24, 2003 2:22 PM Manual Scaling lets you shrink or enlarge images. This option only appears when 1 Page per Sheet is selected as the Page Layout. Check on the check box to set a reduction or enlargement percentage (10 to 200).
  • Page 57 iR1210G_iR1230G.book Page 8 Tuesday, June 24, 2003 2:22 PM Selecting a Custom Paper Size Setting Select one of the predefined sizes from the Custom Paper List. If you wish, enter a unique name in the Name area. Select the Unit of measurement (Millimeter or Inch) Define the Paper Size using the Width (76.2 to 215.9 mm/3.00 to 8.50 inches) and Height (127.0 to 355.6 mm/5.00 to 14.00 inches) settings.
  • Page 58 iR1210G_iR1230G.book Page 9 Tuesday, June 24, 2003 2:22 PM Overlay Overlay Printing allows to overlay the document created in any Windows application onto a preselected form file. For example, if there is a form file containing a company name, logo, or address, it will be printed in the same position on each page of the document altogether with the print data created in an application.
  • Page 59 iR1210G_iR1230G.book Page 10 Tuesday, June 24, 2003 2:22 PM Setting Overlay To make settings for overlay printing click Overlay... on the Page Setup tab. The Overlay dialog box appears. Use Browse… to select the file that contains the overlay data. Default settings depend on the country/region of purchase.
  • Page 60 iR1210G_iR1230G.book Page 11 Tuesday, June 24, 2003 2:22 PM Overlay Placement Print results may differ depending on the placement of the overlay and application print data (Background/Foreground). When the overlay and application print data overlap, print result may differ depending on the overlay file format and the application being used. Settings for overlay printing of your machine allow you to place overlay form in the foreground (in front) or in the background (in back) of the application print data.
  • Page 61 iR1210G_iR1230G.book Page 12 Tuesday, June 24, 2003 2:22 PM Finishing Tab Finishing Tab Finishing Tab Finishing Tab Specifies how final output is collated and printing pages in reverse output order. Check the check boxes to collate the document or print it in reverse output order. 3-12...
  • Page 62 iR1210G_iR1230G.book Page 13 Tuesday, June 24, 2003 2:22 PM Paper Source Paper Source Paper Source Paper Source Specifies the paper source and paper type settings. Paper Source lets you specify paper feed method. Select from Cassette or Multi-purpose Tray. Paper Type lets you select from following types of paper: •...
  • Page 63 Quality Tab Specifies the resolution, halftoning method, brightness, and contrast settings. Resolution lets you specify the printer’s resolution in dots per inch (600,300). Halftones is the process of converting a greyscale image to black dots and white (unprinted) dots that simulate the grey shades in the original image. Different halftone patterns give different grey shade results.
  • Page 64: Detailed Settings

    Toner Save thins the black areas of print data, so toner consumption is reduced. Image Refinement is a printer technology from Canon, with which the printer automatically senses and refines the jagged edges and ragged curves of characters and graphics.
  • Page 65: Windows Nt4.0/2000/xp Printer Properties And Default Document

    To view the printer properties, select Properties from the File menu in the Printers (in Windows XP, Printers and Faxes) folder, or click the right mouse button on the Canon PC1200/iC D700 icon in the Printers (in Windows XP, Printers and Faxes) folder and select Properties from the pop-up menu.
  • Page 66 Specifies to print a test page and separator pages. Refer to your Windows operating system documentation for more information. Ports Tab Ports Tab Ports Tab Ports Tab Lets you specify the port to which the printer is attached. Refer to your Windows operating system documentation for more information. 3-17...
  • Page 67 “Spool print documents so program finishes printing faster” and “Start printing immediately” are set automatically when you install the printer driver. Sharing Tab Sharing Tab Sharing Tab Sharing Tab Specifies the printer-sharing settings. Refer to your Windows operating system documentation for more information. 3-18...
  • Page 68 iR1210G_iR1230G.book Page 19 Tuesday, June 24, 2003 2:22 PM Security Tab Security Tab Security Tab Security Tab Lets you specify security settings. Refer to your operating system documentation for more information. 3-19...
  • Page 69 Paper Selection Tab Paper Selection Tab This printer driver supports three custom paper sizes. Using the custom forms defined on the Forms tab in the print server’s Properties dialog box, you can add information about the custom paper sizes. Form definitions must conform to the printer’s specifications.
  • Page 70 Copies lets you specify the number of copies to be printed (1 to 999). Orientation lets you select the direction of printing relative to the printer’s paper (Portrait, Landscape). Page Layout lets you select the number of pages per sheet (1, 2, 4, 8, 9). If you select more than 1, the image may be reduced to fit on the selected output size.
  • Page 71 iR1210G_iR1230G.book Page 22 Tuesday, June 24, 2003 2:22 PM View Settings To get a quick view of your current settings, click View Settings, which is located on the Page Setup, Finishing, Paper Source and Quality tabs. Click on the tabs in the View Settings dialog box to view the settings for each tab.
  • Page 72 iR1210G_iR1230G.book Page 23 Tuesday, June 24, 2003 2:22 PM Setting Overlay To make settings for overlay printing click Overlay... on the Page Setup tab. The Overlay dialog box appears. Use Browse… to select the file that contains the overlay data. Default settings depend on the country/region of purchase.
  • Page 73 iR1210G_iR1230G.book Page 24 Tuesday, June 24, 2003 2:22 PM Overlay Placement Print results may differ depending on the placement of the overlay and application print data (Background/Foreground). When the overlay and application print data overlap, print result may differ depending on the overlay file format and the application being used. Settings for overlay printing of your machine allow you to place overlay form in the foreground (in front) or in the background (in back) of the application print data.
  • Page 74 iR1210G_iR1230G.book Page 25 Tuesday, June 24, 2003 2:22 PM Finishing Tab Finishing Tab Finishing Tab Finishing Tab Specifies how final output is collated and sets printing pages in reverse output order. Check the check boxes to collate the document or print it in reverse output order. Preferences Preferences...
  • Page 75 iR1210G_iR1230G.book Page 26 Tuesday, June 24, 2003 2:22 PM Paper Source Tab Paper Source Tab Paper Source Tab Paper Source Tab Specifies the paper source and paper type settings. Paper Source lets you specify paper feed method. Select from Cassette or Multi-purpose Tray.
  • Page 76 Quality Tab Specifies the resolution, halftoning method, brightness, and contrast settings. Resolution lets you specify the printer’s resolution in dots per inch (600,300). Halftones is the process of converting a greyscale image to black dots and white (unprinted) dots that simulate the grey shades in the original image. Different halftone patterns give different grey shade results.
  • Page 77 Toner Save thins the black areas of print data, so toner consumption is reduced. Image Refinement is a printer technology from Canon, with which the printer automatically senses and refines the jagged edges and ragged curves of characters and graphics.
  • Page 78: Chapter 4: Checking The Status Of A Print Job

    This chapter describes how to check the status of print jobs. You can track and control your print jobs using either of the following methods: • The Canon PC1200/iC D700 Status Window Tells you exactly what is happening with the current print job.
  • Page 79: Opening The Status Window

    You can also open the Status Window by clicking on the Status Window icon in the Windows taskbar and selecting the Canon PC1200/iC D700. Status Window icon If multiple imageCLASS D700 series machines are connected, select a printer from the list. The Status Window opens and displays information for the selected printer.
  • Page 80 Using Canon PC1200/iC D700 Status ng Canon PC1200/iC D700 Status Window ng Canon PC1200/iC D700 Status ng Canon PC1200/iC D700 Status The Status Window is a program used to display the status of jobs and perform printer operations. Printer icon Printer status message area...
  • Page 81 Using the Menu Bar Using the Menu Bar Job Menu You can select the Job menu from the menu bar of the Canon PC1200/iC D700 Status Window: The Job menu includes the following options: • Pause temporarily halts printing of the current document. After the current page completes printing, the printer pauses until you select Resume Job.
  • Page 82: Settings Menu

    Page 5 Tuesday, June 24, 2003 2:22 PM Settings Menu You can select the Settings menu from the menu bar of the Canon PC1200/iC D700 Status Window: The Settings menu includes the following selections: • Options... opens the Option Settings dialog box that lets you change the settings for the Status Window.
  • Page 83 Printer Status Window is displayed. • Only while Printing—Status Window is monitoring the printer only when printing a job. • Always Display Printer Status Window on Top places the Status Window on top of all windows on the desktop. Port Setting This dialog box lets you define how your computer communicates with your printer using the parallel port.
  • Page 84 Using the Help Menu Using the Help Menu Using the Help Menu You can select the Help menu from the menu bar of the Canon PC1200/iC D700 Status Window: • Help Topics displays the search window for help topics. • About... displays Status Window version information.
  • Page 85 Start menu, then select the Printers folder (in Windows XP, select Printers and Faxes from Start menu); Double-click the Canon PC1200/iC D700 icon to display the Canon PC1200/iC D700 dialog box. Select all of the jobs and delete them.
  • Page 86 This tab shows information related to the job that is currently printing. The following types of information are displayed: • Document Name • User Name • Host Name • Approximate Time Remaining • Approximate Finish Time Some of this information may not be displayed, depending on the printer status.
  • Page 87: Print Job Log

    iR1210G_iR1230G.book Page 10 Tuesday, June 24, 2003 2:22 PM Print Job Log This tab shows information related to jobs that are completed. The following types of information are displayed: • Document Name • Result • Owner • Pages • Complete Time The job history displayed in the job information area can list a history of up to 100 jobs, beginning from the time the Status Window was started.
  • Page 88: Print Job List

    iR1210G_iR1230G.book Page 11 Tuesday, June 24, 2003 2:22 PM Print Job List This tab shows information related to the jobs that have not yet started. • Document Name • Status • Owner • Started at 4-11...
  • Page 89: Network Printer Status

    Network Printer Status Viewing the print status The status of a network printer can be viewed on the print server as well as the client. For job status to be displayed in the client’s Status Window, the print server’s Status Window must be running.
  • Page 90: The Status Window Icon

    The Status Window Icon The Status Window Icon If you minimize the Status Window, you can still see the printer status displayed as an icon on the taskbar. To open the Status Window, simply click on the taskbar button. Icons also appear in the Status Window.
  • Page 91: Finding Information

    Many printing problems are related to how your software interacts with the printer. If you can print a self test, but the printer does not print other jobs, or your printed output is not what you expected, the problem is with your computer, software, or cables.
  • Page 92: Printer Problems

    Solution Make sure paper is loaded. The print job will start automatically when the copy job is completed. Please, load paper. Check the Canon PC1200/iC D700 Status Window for stalled jobs. Check that the cartridge is installed correctly. Set-up Instructions See your computer’s documentation...
  • Page 93 Make sure you are not using a switch box. Check that you have selected the correct printer driver in Windows. Make sure the Canon PC1200/iC D700 is selected in the Printers (in Windows XP, Printers and Faxes) folder. See your computer’s documentation for details.
  • Page 94: Capt Problems

    ROM menu. The “Auto insert notification” checkbox is unchecked. Solution Specify the CAPT (Canon PC1200/iC D700) as the default driver for the imageCLASS D700 series. Refer to “Using the Trouble Shooter” on page 5-8. To check if the CAPT is installed correctly, try printing a page from an application.
  • Page 95 [Device Manager] button. 4) Delete ONLY the following USB class drivers under [Universal Serial Bus Controller]; For Windows 98, select [Canon PC1200/ iC D700], For Windows Me, [Canon CAPT USB Printer], and click [Delete] button. For Windows 2000/XP, select [USB...
  • Page 96: Capt Messages

    Message Action Out of paper The printer is out of paper. Add paper. When you add paper, the Status Window displays “Ready to Print” automatically. The Cassette is Out of The cassette is out of paper. Add paper. When you add paper, Paper printing starts automatically.
  • Page 97 1 Unplug. 2 Reinsert the power plug into the power outlet. 3 If the same error occurs, unplug the power plug again. 4 If the error persists, contact your Canon authorised service representative. Device Busy The device is being used by another job. Please wait until the job is finished.
  • Page 98: Using The Trouble Shooter

    The Trouble Shooter does not detect problems related to hardware, such as printer cable problems, parallel port failure, or ECP setting errors. To start the Trouble Shooter, select the Canon PC1200 iC D700 Trouble Shooter icon in the Canon PC1200 iC D700 group. The Trouble Shooter checks the following and corrects related problems: •...
  • Page 99 When you click OK in the above dialog box, the Windows Restart dialog box appears. You must restart Windows for corrections made by the Trouble Shooter to take effect. • To run Trouble Shooter for the Canon PC1200/iC D700 on the network, both the server and the client must run on the same operating system.
  • Page 100: Uninstalling The Capt

    Follow the on-screen instructions. Windows 95/98/Me: Click OK and your system restarts. Windows NT 4.0/2000/XP: Click OK (recommended) to restart your system. • In Windows NT 4.0/2000/XP, you cannot uninstall the Canon Advanced Printing Technology unless you have administrative privileges. NOTE...
  • Page 101: Appendix: Printer Specifications

    100 sheets (20lb bond / 80g/m paper) Less than 1 second (startup from the Energy Saver mode) Less than 13 seconds (when the printer is plugged into an AC outlet) (at 20° C (68° F)) Less than 18 seconds (startup from the Energy Saver mode) Less than 21.5 seconds (when the printer is plugged into an AC...
  • Page 102: Index

    G-1 parallel cable 2-38 Brightness 3-14, 3-27, G-1 Cancel button 4-8 Cancel printing 4-4 Cancel, print job 4-8 Canon Advanced Printing Technology (CAPT) G-1 CAPT Problems 5-4–5-5 installing 2-2–2-36 messages 5-6–5-7 not working properly 5-4 printing with 2-38–3-28 uninstalling 5-10...
  • Page 103 Progress bar, status window 4-3 Quality tab Windows 95/98/Me 3-13, 3-14 Windows NT 3-26, 3-27 Queue G-6 Random Access Memory G-7 Removing Canon Advanced Printing Technology 5-10 Resolution A-1, G-7 Resume button 4-8 Resume printing 4-4 Reverse Output Order G-7 Scaling G-7...
  • Page 104 4-9 print job list 4-11 print job log 4-10 using 4-9 The Canon CAPT Tools 2-37 The cassette is out of paper 5-6 The Multi-purpose Tray is Out of Paper 5-6 The Platen is Not in Position 5-6...
  • Page 105: Glossary

    B B B B Bi-directional communications Allows information to pass back and forth between the Canon Advanced Printing Technology software and a local printer. Bold A characteristic of a printed character that indicates wider, darker representation. Also referred to as emphasized or double-strike printing.
  • Page 106: Control Panels

    A program that controls how the computer and an external device interact. The printer driver supplies Windows with information such as descriptions of the fonts and features of the installed printer. When you print with the Canon Advanced Printing Technology, you are using its printer driver.
  • Page 107: Image Refinement

    I I I I Image Refinement A printer technology from Canon, with which the printer automatically senses and refines the jagged edges and ragged curves of characters and graphics. Interface The connection between two devices through which they communicate with each other. The imageCLASS D700 series machine features USB and parallel interface, which makes it compatible with IBM and similar personal computers.
  • Page 108: Local Printer

    A group of computers connected by cables or other means and using software that enables them to share equipment (such as printers) and exchange information. Network Adapter An optional device that allows you to connect your printer directly to a network. See also Peer-to-peer connection. O O O O Orientation The printing of text either along the width (portrait) or length (landscape) of the page.
  • Page 109: Paper Jam

    All kinds of paper (plain paper, coloured paper, recycled paper, transparencies, tracing paper, thick paper, labels, envelopes, postcards etc.) are grouped under several Paper Types. You can access this setting from the Paper Type field on the Paper Source tab of the Printer Properties dialog screen.
  • Page 110: Point Size

    A program that controls how the computer and printer interact. The printer driver supplies Windows with information such as descriptions of fonts and features of the installed printer. When you print with the Canon Advanced Printing Technology, you are using its printer driver.
  • Page 111: Scalable Fonts

    Optional pages printed at the beginning of each document to help separate one print job from another. Server A network computer that is directly attached to the printer. The server controls the printer and handles print jobs sent from the clients. See also Client. Shielded A type of cable that contains a metallic sheath over the conductor material to protect the data passing through the cable from electromagnetic interference.
  • Page 112: Status Options

    Settings which determine when the Printer Status Window opens and whether sounds play with messages. Status Window A window that the Canon Advanced Printing Technology uses to display messages about the current print job, as well as to graphically show the print job’s progress from computer to printer.
  • Page 113: Virtual Memory

    iR1210G_iR1230G.book Page 9 Tuesday, June 24, 2003 2:22 PM U U U U Universal Serial Bus (USB) interface These are new serial interface standards. This bus automatically recognizes connections (Plug and Play) to allow plugging and unplugging connectors with the power still turned on to the PC or peripheral equipment.

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