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  • Page 1 Laser Beam Printer Premium User's Guide User's Guide...
  • Page 2 LBP-810 Laser Printer User’s Guide IMPORTANT: Read this manual carefully. Use this manual when you need quick reference help.
  • Page 3 Canon. Notice Canon makes no guarantees of any kind with regard to this manual. Canon is not liable for errors contained herein or for consequential or incidental damages incurred as a result of acting on information contained in the manual.
  • Page 4: About This Guide

    ❏ Chapter 3: Using the Canon Advanced Printing Technology. Describes the Canon Advanced Printing Technology and how to install and use the software, as well as how to check on the status of a print job.
  • Page 5: Safety Information

    Safety Information FCC Notice (100–127 V model) Laser Beam Printer, Model L10573A This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
  • Page 6 Their standards and logos are uniform among the participating nations. Office Equipment Program partner, Canon Inc. has determined that this product guidelines for energy efficiency. NERGY Office Equipment Program is an...
  • Page 7 1:1994, and in the USA, it is classified as Class 1 under the code of Federal Regulations, §1040.10 of Title 21. The label shown below is attached to this printer. This label is attached to the laser scanner unit inside the printer. (100–127 V / 220–240 V models) This printer has been classified under EN60825-1:1994 and conforms to...
  • Page 8: Important Safety Instructions

    ❏ Do not install the printer where it will be exposed to smoke or steam. ❏ Be sure to connect the printer to a grounded outlet. ❏ Do not operate the printer until all packing materials (packing tape, spacers, and styrofoam molds) have been removed.
  • Page 9 ❏ Be sure to turn off the power before unplugging or plugging in the printer power cord or interface cable. ❏ When moving the printer, be sure to turn off the power before unplugging the power cord. ❏ Be sure to unravel the power cord prior to plugging it in; otherwise it may lead to damage, overheating, short-circuit, or result in fire.
  • Page 10 ❏ Keep the power cord and cables away from children. ❏ Do not handle plugs with wet hands. ❏ When the printer will not be used for a long period, turn the power off and unplug the power cord for safety.
  • Page 11 ❏ Any misuse of electrical equipment is hazardous. Do not allow children to handle power cords or cables. ❏ Do not attempt to service this printer yourself, except as instructed in this guide. Opening or removing covers that are intended to be removed only by qualified service personnel may expose you to...
  • Page 12: Operating Environment

    To prevent this, allow the printer to sit for an hour or more to adjust to the new temperature.
  • Page 13: Carrying The Printer

    Carrying the Printer CAUTION: Do not carry the printer by holding the front panel, the face-up delivery slot, or by holding it at the front and rear. This could result in damage to the printer or personal injury if the printer is dropped.
  • Page 14: Table Of Contents

    Loading Paper into the MP Tray ... 16 Loading Envelopes into the MP Tray... 19 Loading Paper Manually ... 24 Chapter 3 Using the Canon Advanced Printing Technology ... 27 Installing the CAPT ... 28 Windows 95/98/Me ... 28 Plug and Play... 28 Add Printer Wizard ...
  • Page 15 Windows NT 4.0/2000/XP Printer Properties and Default Document Properties* ... 80 Checking the Status of a Print Job... 94 Opening the Status Window... 95 Using the LBP-810 Status Window ... 96 Network Printer Status ... 107 The Status Window Icon ... 108 Closing the Status Window ...
  • Page 16: Chapter 1 Introduction

    Chapter 1 Introduction Congratulations on your purchase of the Canon LBP-810 Laser Printer. This chapter introduces you to the printer and explains its features. Your new laser printer has many advanced features, including the CAPT (Canon Advanced Printing Technology). The CAPT gives you instant access to printer information.
  • Page 17: Printer Features

    Quick startup The printer is ready to print in less than 8 seconds after it is turned on (start-up time), and has a first print time of less than 18 seconds. This means that you can print documents quickly and efficiently.
  • Page 18 Quiet operation Its quiet operation makes this printer an ideal output device, even in an open-office environment. Flexible paper handling Both the multi-purpose tray (MP tray) and the manual feeding slot accept plain paper of various sizes—Legal, Letter, A4, B5, or Executive—as well as transparencies, labels, envelopes, postcards and other special paper.
  • Page 19: Parts Of The Printer

    Parts of the Printer Front View Input paper support Face-down output paper support Face-down delivery slot Front cover Face-up delivery slot Rear View Power switch Introduction Multi-purpose tray (MP tray) Paper guides Manual feed slot Paper delivery selector Parallel port...
  • Page 20: Inside The Printer

    Inside the Printer Transfer roller For more information about setting up the printer, see the Getting Started Guide. Chapter 1 Introduction...
  • Page 21 Introduction Chapter 1...
  • Page 22: Chapter 2 Paper Handling

    Chapter 2 Paper Handling This chapter describes how to select the different types of paper you can use with your printer and how to load them. It includes the following information: ❏ Paper Requirements ❏ Storing Paper ❏ Paper Path ❏...
  • Page 23: Paper Requirements

    Paper Requirements Make sure that the paper you use meets the following requirements. Loading Type MP Tray Plain paper Transparencies Labels Envelopes Postcards Other Manual Plain paper Transparencies Paper Handling Weight Size (g/m Legal, Letter, A4, 64-135 Executive, B5. Letter, A4 Letter, A4 98 x 162 mm to 176 x 250 mm...
  • Page 24: Plain Paper

    ❏ Do not use thermal or carbon paper, or paper with glue, staples, clips, or ribbons. For colored paper, use colors that are not damaged by the heat of the printer’s fixing assembly (about 190˚ C or 374˚ F). Transparencies The acceptable sizes are Letter or A4. The transparencies must be able to withstand the heat generated by the fixing assembly (about 190˚...
  • Page 25: Labels

    Labels Labels are paper with pressure-sensitive adhesive. Acceptable sizes are Letter and A4. Note the following conditions when choosing a label sheet: ❏ The label print face (top, or face sheet) must be made of ordinary, matte-finish paper similar to copy paper. ❏...
  • Page 26: Postcards

    ❏ Poorly manufactured envelopes are not recommended. Postcards Follow these guidelines when printing on postcards: ❏ Postcards should not be greater than 0.28 mm in thickness. ❏ Postcards should be free of glue, clips, and staples. ❏ Do not use postcards that are damaged or curled, or that have special coatings or an irregular shape.
  • Page 27: Storing Paper

    Storing Paper Improper paper storage might cause a deterioration of print quality and paper performance. Therefore, note the following when storing paper: ❏ Store unused paper in its wrapping to protect against humidity. ❏ Do not store paper directly on the floor as the floor is usually humid. ❏...
  • Page 28: Paper Path

    Understanding how paper travels inside the printer helps you better handle paper loading and jams. A sheet of paper enters the printer from the MP tray or the manual feed slot. It travels to the image transfer area where the printer drum has been statically charged.
  • Page 29: Selecting Paper Delivery

    Selecting Paper Delivery Use the paper delivery selector to choose face-up or face-down delivery. When the selector is in the lower position, face-up delivery is selected. When the selector is in the upper position, face-down delivery is selected. Face-down Delivery Use face-down delivery for plain paper only.
  • Page 30: Face-up Delivery

    ❏ Do not switch the paper delivery selector until the printout has completely come out of the delivery slot. Switching the paper delivery selector while printing could cause a paper jam. ❏ Make sure there is enough room at the front of the printer for the paper to exit. Chapter 2...
  • Page 31: Loading Paper Into The Mp Tray

    Delivery” on page 14. Follow the steps below to load a stack of paper. Make sure that the input paper support is inserted into its slot in the printer. Paper Handling . For more details, see “Selecting Paper Chapter 2...
  • Page 32 Align the stack of paper so that the side to be printed on faces the front of the printer. The top edge of the paper stack should be toward the bottom of the MP tray. Slide the stack in until it stops.
  • Page 33 Adjust the paper guides to the width of the paper stack. For A4-size or Letter/Legal-size paper, align the paper guides with the icons inside the MP tray. Adjust the paper guides so that there is no space between the paper guide and the edge of the stack of paper.
  • Page 34: Loading Envelopes Into The Mp Tray

    Loading Envelopes into the MP Tray Before Loading Envelopes Please be sure to follow these steps before loading envelopes: Place the envelopes on a flat surface and press the corners down in the direction shown to flatten the envelopes. Flex the envelope stack, including all four edges, to remove any stiffness.
  • Page 35: Loading Envelopes

    Align the stack of envelopes by tapping them on a flat surface. Loading Envelopes Align the stack of envelopes so that the side to be printed on faces the front of the printer. Slide the stack in until it stops. Paper Handling Chapter 2...
  • Page 36 Adjust the paper guides to the width of the stack of envelopes. Most applications allow you to choose which way envelopes feed into the printer. Make sure your printer settings before you print. When using C5-size envelopes, remove any stiffness by lightly flexing both edges of the envelope.
  • Page 37 Insert the envelopes one at a time into the MP tray, in the direction shown in the illustration. If the flap is along the long edge of the envelope, insert each envelope with the flap at the back and on the right. If the flap is along the short edge of the envelope, insert envelopes with the flap at the bottom and at the back.
  • Page 38 Not Acceptable If the flap of any of the envelopes overlaps the edges of other envelopes in the stack, like those in the examples below, paper jams or misfeeds will occur. Flaps overlapping the envelopes underneath Flaps overlapping Top flap overlaps the envelopes underneath Chapter 2 Paper Handling...
  • Page 39: Loading Paper Manually

    ❏ Often applications will let you change the feeding direction of envelopes. Confirm the feeding direction of envelopes before printing. ❏ If a postcard is not fed smoothly into the printer, gently push the top of the postcard downwards until the roller inside the printer takes the card and feeds it into the printer.
  • Page 40 ❏ Do not force the paper into the printer or printing problems might result. ❏ For continuous manual feed, insert a new sheet only when the previous sheet has come out completely from the delivery slot. If a new sheet is inserted before the previous sheet has been delivered, a paper jam may occur.
  • Page 41 Paper Handling Chapter 2...
  • Page 42: Chapter 3 Using The Canon Advanced Printing Technology

    Chapter 3 Using the Canon Advanced Printing Technology This chapter describes the CAPT (Canon Advanced Printing Technology). It includes the following information: ❏ Installing the CAPT ❏ Printing with the CAPT ❏ Checking the Status of a Print Job Chapter 3...
  • Page 43: Installing The Capt

    Installing the CAPT If you are using the LBP-810 as a local printer (connected directly to your computer) follow the steps below. If the LBP-810 is already on your network, and you want to start using it, follow the steps in “Connecting to the LBP-810 Already on Your Network”...
  • Page 44 Click only Specify a location, then click Browse… to select the driver in the language that you want to install. For example, if your CD-ROM drive is drive D, brows to D:\English\Win9x and click Chapter 3 Using the Canon Advanced Printing Technology...
  • Page 45 For example, if your CD-ROM drive is drive D, browse to D:\English\WinMe and click OK. The installation of the USB class driver will complete. The Add New Hardware Wizard (Canon LBP-810) appears. Click Next>. Select Search for the best driver for you device (recommended) and click Next >.
  • Page 46: Add Printer Wizard

    Windows 95/98/Me Add Printer Wizard. Following is the installation procedures for “Using Parallel Port” under Windows 98. To install the LBP-810 printer driver to USB port, perform procedure as same as “CD-ROM Installation” or “Plug and Play”. Chapter 3...
  • Page 47 From the Start menu, select Settings, then Printers. The Printers folder appears. Double-click the Add Printer icon. The Add Printer Wizard dialog box appears. Click Next >. Select Local Printer and click Next >. Using the Canon Advanced Printing Technology Chapter 3...
  • Page 48 The Wizard displays a list of available printers. Click Have Disk…. 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 49 Select the printer, and click Next >. Select the printer’s port, and then click Next >. Using the Canon Advanced Printing Technology Chapter 3...
  • Page 50 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, click OK. Click Finish on the Add New Hardware Wizard. Chapter 3 Using the Canon Advanced Printing Technology...
  • Page 51: Windows Nt 4.0/2000/xp

    ❏ Turn on the printer (For details, see the Getting Started Guide). ❏ Start up Windows 2000. Using USB Port (USB Cable) 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 52 Select Search for a suitable driver for my device (recommended) in the Found New Hardware Wizard and click Next >. “Unknown” may be displayed as the name of the device. Select Specify a location and click Next >. Chapter 3 Using the Canon Advanced Printing Technology...
  • Page 53 Click Yes if the Digital Signature Not Found dialog box appears. When the installation is complete, the following dialog box appears. Click OK to close the dialog box. Click Finish on the Found New Hardware Wizard. Using the Canon Advanced Printing Technology Chapter 3...
  • Page 54: Windows Xp Plug And Play

    ❏ Turn on the printer (For details, see the Getting Started Guide). ❏ Start up Windows XP. Using USB Port (USB Cable) 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 55 The Found New Hardware Wizard dialog box appears. Select Install from a list or specific location (Advanced) and click Next >. “Unknown” may be displayed as the name of the device. Clear Search removable media (floppy, CD-ROM,...) check box. Using the Canon Advanced Printing Technology Chapter 3...
  • Page 56 Click Continue Anyway if the Hardware Installation dialog box appears. When the installation is complete, the following dialog box appears. Click OK to close the dialog box. Click Finish on the Found New Hardware Wizard. Chapter 3 Using the Canon Advanced Printing Technology...
  • Page 57: Windows Nt 4.0 Add Printer Wizard

    Double-click the Add Printer icon. The Add Printer Wizard dialog box appears. Select My Computer, then click Next >. Select the printer port or ports you want to use, then click Next >. Using the Canon Advanced Printing Technology Chapter 3...
  • Page 58 CAPT, then click OK. 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. Chapter 3 Using the Canon Advanced Printing Technology...
  • Page 59 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 >. Using the Canon Advanced Printing Technology...
  • Page 60 11. 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 CAPT Tools icon on the Desktop, and the Canon LBP-810 icon is added to the Printers folder.
  • Page 61: Windows 2000 Add Printer Wizard

    Following is the installation procedure for “Using Parallel Port” under Windows 2000. To install the LBP-810 printer driver to USB port, perform procedure as same as “Plug and Play”. Log on as member of Administrators. The full control access right for the printer is necessary for the installation of the CAPT.
  • Page 62 Double-click the Add Printer icon. The Add Printer Wizard dialog box appears. Click Next >. Select Local printer, then click Next >. To check on “Automatically detect and install my Plug and Play Printer” is not recomended. Chapter 3 Using the Canon Advanced Printing Technology...
  • Page 63 Select the printer port or ports you want to use, then click Next >. Click Have Disk… in the Manufacturers/Printers dialog box. Using the Canon Advanced Printing Technology Chapter 3...
  • Page 64 For example, if you are using the CD-ROM to install the CAPT, and your CD-ROM drive is drive H:, the path name would be H:\ENGLISH\Win2000. Select your printer model from the list of printers displayed, then click Next >. Chapter 3...
  • Page 65 Click Next > to accept the default printer name, or enter the name you wish to use, then click Next >. 10. Select whether this printer is shared or not shared with other computers. Click Next >. Using the Canon Advanced Printing Technology...
  • Page 66 12. Click Finish. Click Yes if the Digital Signature Not Found dialog box appears. Windows creates the Canon CAPT Tools icon on the Desktop, and the Canon LBP-810 icon is added to the Printers folder. 13. When the installation is complete, the following dialog box appears.
  • Page 67: Windows Xp Add Printer Wizard

    Following is the installation procedure for “Using Parallel Port” under Windows XP. To install the LBP-810 printer driver to USB port, perform procedure as same as “Plug and Play”. Log on as member of Administrators. The full control access right for the printer is necessary for the installation of the CAPT.
  • Page 68 Double-click the Add Printer icon. The Add Printer Wizard dialog box appears. Click Next >. Select Local printer attached to this computer, then click Next >. To check on “Automatically detect and install my Plug and Play printer” is not recomended. Chapter 3...
  • Page 69 Select the printer port or ports you want to use, then click Next >. Click Have Disk… in the Manufacturer/Printers dialog box. Using the Canon Advanced Printing Technology Chapter 3...
  • Page 70 For example, if you are using the CD-ROM to install the CAPT, and your CD-ROM drive is drive H:, the path name would be H:\ENGLISH\WinXP. Select your printer model from the list of printers displayed, then click Next >. Chapter 3...
  • Page 71 Click Next > to accept the default printer name, or enter the name you wish to use, then click Next >. 10. Select whether this printer is shared or not shared with other computers. Click Next >. Using the Canon Advanced Printing Technology...
  • Page 72 Click Continue Anyway if the Hardware Installation dialog box appears. Windows creates the Canon CAPT Tools icon on the Desk- top, and the Canon LBP-810 icon is added to the Printers and Faxes folder. 13. When the installation is complete, the following dialog box appears.
  • Page 73: Connecting To The Lbp-810 Already On Your Network

    If the LBP-810 is already on your network you can install it two different ways. The easiest way is using automatic network download. If network download is not available, you can use the Add Printer Wizard. Network Download Windows 95/98/Me and Windows NT 4.0/2000/XP clients can download the drivers for the LBP-810 automatically.
  • Page 74 Windows 95/98/Me Add Printer Wizard To install the CAPT for a network printer you can use the Windows 95/ 98/Me Add Printer Wizard. From the Start menu, select Settings, then Printers. The Printers folder appears. Double-click the Add Printer icon. The Add Printer Wizard dialog box appears.
  • Page 75 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. Follow the instructions on screen to finish the installation. Windows NT 4.0 Add Printer Wizard To install the CAPT for a network printer you can use the Windows NT 4.0 Add Printer Wizard.
  • Page 76 Windows XP Add Printer Wizard To install the CAPT for a network printer you can use the Windows XP 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 77: Printer Sharing

    Printer Sharing Printer sharing enables printing from network clients. Printer sharing with the LBP-810 printer 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 78 Click OK and then restart Windows. Printer Settings Share-level Access Control Open the Canon LBP-810 Properties window, then check “Shared As” in the Sharing tab. Enter the Share name, Comments, and Password as needed. Click OK. User-level Access Control Open the Canon LBP-810 Properties window, then check “Shared As”...
  • Page 79 Select File and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Networks in the Network Services box, then click OK. Click Close. Printer Sharing Settings Open the Canon LBP-810 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 80: The Canon Capt Tools

    The Canon CAPT Tools When you install the CAPT, the Canon CAPT Tools group is created. You can select the following from the Canon CAPT Tools group: ❏ Canon LBP-810 Help Selects the Canon LBP-810 Help file for the CAPT.
  • Page 81: Printing With The Capt

    You must use a bi-directional cable for proper operation. Every time you print, the CAPT displays the Canon LBP-810 Status Window. This window shows you the paper moving through the printer, how long it will take to print the document, and how much of the document has printed.
  • Page 82: Windows 95/98/me Printer Properties

    Windows application. From the Print dialog box, usually accessed from an application’s File menu, you can select Properties to proceed to the Canon LBP-810 Properties dialog box and its printing options. ❏ You can open the Properties dialog box from the Printers folder. The number of tabs displayed in the Properties dialog box depends on how you have your system set up.
  • Page 83: General Tab

    General Tab Lets you print a test page or define separator pages. Refer to your operating system documentation for more information. Using the Canon Advanced Printing Technology Chapter 3...
  • Page 84: Details Tab

    Details Tab Specifies the printer port and time-out settings. Refer to your operating system documentation for more information. Spool Settings… The installer sets the following defaults. Chapter 3 Using the Canon Advanced Printing Technology...
  • Page 85: 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 operating system documentation for more information. Using the Canon Advanced Printing Technology Chapter 3...
  • Page 86: Page Setup Tab

    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. When 2, 4, 8, or 9 pages per sheet is selected Manual Chapter 3 Using the Canon Advanced Printing Technology...
  • Page 87 Custom Paper Size on the Page Setup tab window allows you to define custom paper sizes (forms) for quick selection. You can specify the name, width, and height of each form. You can have up to 3 custom forms. Using the Canon Advanced Printing Technology Chapter 3...
  • Page 88 Overlay on the Page Setup tab accesses the settings to specify how you want the overlay and print data printed, including the print position, size, and whether it is printed in the foreground (on top of) or background (under) the application data. Chapter 3 Using the Canon Advanced Printing Technology...
  • Page 89 Size lets you set the size of the overlay. Units lets you select the units of measurement (Centimeters, Inches). Restore Defaults resets Left, Top, Width and Height to their default values. Using the Canon Advanced Printing Technology Chapter 3...
  • Page 90 Add… on the Page Setup, Finishing, or Quality tab. Name lets you specify the profile name. Icon lets you select an icon to represent the new profile. View Settings >> shows or hides the profile’s settings. Chapter 3 Using the Canon Advanced Printing Technology...
  • Page 91 Import… lets you import profile information from a file. Export… lets you export the selected profile information to a file. ❏ If you change the name assigned to your printer, you cannot retrieve any profiles saved for that printer. To retrieve the profiles, rename the printer to its original name.
  • Page 92: Finishing Tab

    The check box lets you force pages to print, even when the paper size does not match. If this is not checked, you’ll be asked to change paper when a paper size mismatch is detected.By default the setting for this option is unchecked. Chapter 3 Using the Canon Advanced Printing Technology...
  • Page 93: Quality Tab

    Specifies the resolution, halftoning method, brightness, and contrast settings. For information on Profiles, see page 75. Resolution lets you specify the printer’s resolution in dots per inch (600,300). Halftoning is the process of converting a grayscale image to black dots and white (unprinted) dots that simulate the gray shades in the original image.
  • Page 94 Toner Saver prints only alternate data bits, so toner consumption is reduced. Automatic 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 95: Windows Nt 4.0/2000/xp Printer Properties And Default Document Properties

    Printer Properties To view the printer properties, select Properties from the File menu in the Printers folder, or click the right mouse button on the LBP-810 icon in the Printers folder and select Properties from the pop-up menu.
  • Page 96 General Tab Specifies to print a test page and separator pages. Refer to your operating system documentation for more information. Chapter 3 Using the Canon Advanced Printing Technology...
  • Page 97: Ports Tab

    Ports Tab Lets you specify the port to which the printer is attached. Refer to your operating system documentation for more information. Using the Canon Advanced Printing Technology Chapter 3...
  • Page 98: Scheduling Tab

    Lets you define print spooling settings. Refer to your operating system documentation for more information. “Spool print documents so program finishes printing faster” and “Start printing immediately” are set automatically when you install the printer driver. Chapter 3 Using the Canon Advanced Printing Technology...
  • Page 99 Sharing Tab Specifies the printer-sharing settings. Refer to your operating system documentation for more information. Using the Canon Advanced Printing Technology Chapter 3...
  • Page 100: Security Tab

    Security Tab Lets you specify security settings. Refer to your operating system documentation for more information. Chapter 3 Using the Canon Advanced Printing Technology...
  • Page 101: Select Forms Tab

    Select Forms 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 102 If you select more than 1, the image may be reduced to fit on the selected output size. When 2, 4, 8, or 9 pages per sheet is selected Manual Scaling disappears and Page Order appears in its place. Chapter 3 Using the Canon Advanced Printing Technology...
  • Page 103 Overlay on the Page Setup tab accesses the settings to specify how you want the overlay and print data printed, including the print position, size, and whether it is printed in the foreground (on top of) or background (under) the application data. Using the Canon Advanced Printing Technology Chapter 3...
  • Page 104 Size lets you set the size of the overlay. Units lets you select the units of measurement (Centimeters, Inches). Restore Defaults resets Left, Top, Width and Height to their default values. Chapter 3 Using the Canon Advanced Printing Technology...
  • Page 105 Add… on the Page Setup, Finishing, or Quality tab. Name lets you specify the profile name. Icon lets you select an icon to represent the new profile. View Settings >> shows or hides the profile’s settings. Using the Canon Advanced Printing Technology Chapter 3...
  • Page 106 Import… lets you import profile information from a file. Export… lets you export the selected profile information to a file. ❏ If you change the name assigned to your printer, you cannot retrieve any profiles saved for that printer. To retrieve the profiles, rename the printer to its original name.
  • Page 107 The second check box lets you turn EMF Spooling on. If this is not checked, EMF Spooling will be off. These settings are unchecked by default. Using the Canon Advanced Printing Technology Chapter 3...
  • Page 108 Specifies the resolution, halftoning method, brightness, and contrast settings. For information on Profiles, see page 90. Resolution lets you specify the printer’s resolution in dots per inch (600,300). Halftoning is the process of converting a grayscale image to black dots and white (unprinted) dots that simulate the gray shades in the original image.
  • Page 109: Checking The Status Of A Print Job

    Toner Saver prints only alternate data bits, so toner consumption is reduced. Automatic 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 110: 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 LBP-810. If multiple LBP-810 printers are connected, select a printer from the list. The Status Window opens and displays information for the selected printer.
  • Page 111: Using The Lbp-810 Status Window

    Window area Menu bar Printer icon Printer status message area Error message area Using the Canon Advanced Printing Technology Description Contains menu options to control the Status Window and the printer. Displays the current printing status and error conditions. Displays the current status of the printer.
  • Page 112 Displays information related to print jobs. The type of information displayed changes with the selected tab. Displays the name of the printer port and describes menu options as you move your mouse over them. Using the Canon Advanced Printing Technology...
  • Page 113: Job Menu

    The Job menu includes the following options: ❏ Pause Job—This temporarily halts printing of the current document. After the current page completes printing, the printer pauses until you select Resume Job. ❏ Resume Job—This resumes printing with the next page of the document you paused.
  • Page 114 ❏ Port Setting—This opens the Port Setting dialog box when the printer is connected to a local parallel port. This setting is unavailable if the printer is not connected to a local parallel port, or while printing is in progress.
  • Page 115 Window opens only when an error occurs. To manually open the Status Window, click the Status Window icon in the Windows taskbar, and then click the Canon LBP-810. You can change display options even as a document prints, but the changed settings do not take effect until the next print job.
  • Page 116 Port Settings This dialog box lets you define how your computer communicates with your printer using the parallel port. The type of port you have depends on your computer. ❏ Standard—uses the parallel port as a standard parallel port.
  • Page 117 Using the Help Menu You can select the Help menu from the menu bar of the LBP-810 Status Window: ❏ Help Topics—Displays the search window for help topics. ❏ About—Displays Status Window version information. Using the Canon Advanced Printing Technology Chapter 3...
  • Page 118 Settings from the Start menu, then select the Printers folder; Double-click the Canon LBP-810 icon to display the Canon LBP-810 dialog box. Select all of the jobs and delete them. When the Printed Job tab is selected, none of the buttons are displayed.
  • Page 119 The following types of information are displayed: ❏ Document name ❏ User name ❏ Computer name ❏ Estimated time left ❏ Estimated finish time Some of this information may not be displayed, depending on the printer status. Using the Canon Advanced Printing Technology Chapter 3...
  • Page 120 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. The job history clears whenever you terminate the Status Window. Chapter 3 Using the Canon Advanced Printing Technology...
  • Page 121 Waiting Jobs This tab shows information related to the jobs that have not yet started. ❏ Document name ❏ Status ❏ Owner ❏ Pages ❏ Started At Using the Canon Advanced Printing Technology Chapter 3...
  • Page 122: 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 123: 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. The table below shows the Status Window icon and the taskbar icon.
  • Page 124: Closing The Status Window

    Messages The CAPT gives you information about your print job and the printer itself. When a paper size is listed in the message area, such as “Change paper to Letter,”...
  • Page 125 filename. Information messages Spoken message Printing complete Printing paused Printing resumed Printing started Printing stopped Using the Canon Advanced Printing Technology Event Filename Last page finished zdone.wav Pause button pressed zpaused.wav Printing resumed zresume.wav...
  • Page 126 Print server down zsecomer.wav Insufficient working znomem.wav memory Cleaning in progress zclean.wav No cartridge zsetcart.wav Printer is processing zprtbusy.wav another job Selected printer port is zpotbusy.wav being used by another device Printing could not zprtfail.wav complete Using the Canon Advanced Printing Technology...
  • Page 127 Using the Canon Advanced Printing Technology Chapter 3...
  • Page 128: Chapter 4 Troubleshooting

    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 129 If you have a problem with your printer and you cannot resolve it by referring to the information in this chapter, contact a Canon authorized service representative. Before contacting Canon, make sure you have the following information: ❏ Product name (LBP-810) ❏...
  • Page 130: Paper Jams

    Paper Jams Locating Paper Jams Paper jams can occur in several locations along the print path. Refer to the diagram below to help you locate paper jams. Locate the area where the paper jam has occurred and follow the instructions for removing jams in that area.
  • Page 131: Before Removing Paper Jams Inside The Printer

    Remove watches and any bracelets or rings when touching the inside of the printer. These items might be damaged if they come into contact with parts inside the printer. Remove the paper from the MP tray.
  • Page 132 Remove the EP-22 cartridge by grasping the cartridge’s handle and lifting it out of the printer. Do not expose the cartridge to light for more than 5 minutes. If necessary, put the cartridge in its original protective bag or wrap it with a thick cloth to prevent exposure to light.
  • Page 133 CAUTION: The face-up delivery area (shaded part) becomes hot when the printer is in use. Be careful not to touch this area, because personal injury might result. When removing the jammed paper, do not touch the transfer roller (shaded part) as its surface is very delicate and susceptible to finger oil and scratches, which may lead to print deterioration.
  • Page 134 To avoid possible damage to the printer, do not touch the pins near the right end of the transfer roller. To avoid damaging the printer, check that the pressure release levers (black) were released when the front cover was opened. If the pressure release levers were not released, close the front cover and then open it again.
  • Page 135: Removing Paper Jams

    Please use both hands to remove jammed paper from the printer. Paper Jam in the Paper Feed Area If only a small portion of the paper has moved into the printer Use both hands to carefully pull the jammed paper straight up and out from the MP tray.
  • Page 136 If the paper has moved completely into the printer Follow the steps described in “Before Removing Paper Jams Inside the Printer” on page 116 to remove the toner cartridge, then follow the procedure below. Remove any paper from the input area by gently pulling it forward.
  • Page 137 Do not remove jammed paper at a sharp upwards angle; the toner on the paper will stain the printer and cause a permanent reduction in print quality. Replace the cartridge and close the front cover. The paper release levers automatically return to their original positions.
  • Page 138 Please use both hands to remove jammed paper from the printer. Follow the steps described in “Before Removing Paper Jams Inside the Printer” on page 116 to remove the toner cartridge, then follow the procedure below. If you can see the rear edge of the paper...
  • Page 139 Please use both hands to remove jammed paper from the printer. Follow the steps described in “Before Removing Paper Jams Inside the Printer” on page 116 to remove the toner cartridge, then follow the procedure below. Gently pull the jammed paper between the face-down delivery rollers until the leading edge emerges from the printer.
  • Page 140 Never pull the paper out of the printer by pulling it forwards if the paper is behind the face-down delivery rollers. This could result in damage to the face-down delivery rollers. Paper Jam in the Face-up Delivery Area Please use both hands to remove jammed paper from the printer.
  • Page 141 While holding the printer steady, carefully pull the jammed paper out straight and horizontally. If the jammed paper is badly folded, similar to the folds of an accordion, ease the jammed paper loose and then pull it out of the printer. Troubleshooting Chapter 4...
  • Page 142 If this occurs, follow the procedure below to remove the paper. If the paper does not come out of the printer easily, check that the pressure release levers (black) have been released as described on page 119.
  • Page 143 Gently pull the paper through the rollers. ❏ After you replace the cartridge and close the front cover, the printer should be ready for printing. If the printer returns to the ready state for printing, troubleshooting has been successful. If the printer does not return to the ready state for printing, paper may still be jammed in the printer.
  • Page 144: Print Quality Problems

    Cartridge” in the Getting Started Guide. When purchasing a replacement cartridge, make sure you get the right one for this printer: a Canon EP-22 cartridge. The EP-22 cartridge typically lasts for about 2,500 prints of Letter- or A4-size paper, assuming the printer is used for standard word processing documents printed at the default density, and at 4% dot ratio (equivalent to print coverage of approximately 5%).
  • Page 145: Printout Has Black Specks

    Increase the printing density. If this has no effect, replace the EP-22 cartridge. Printout Too Dark If there is a strong light source near the printer, the prints may be too dark. Corrective action Check whether the density adjustment is correct. If not, adjust the density.
  • Page 146: Printer Problems

    Check the software you are using; it might have sent a stop code or similar command to the printer. Make sure the correct printer is selected in the Printers folder. Make sure the power cord is securely plugged in to both the printer and the AC outlet.
  • Page 147 Printout is wrong There might be a communications problem between the printer and your computer. The wrong printer is selected in the Printers folder. You might need to modify your BIOS setup.
  • Page 148 Your system setup might system be a problem. Computer Your computer is sending indicates a device data to the printer but the time-out printer is not responding. The printer might be off, offline, or not connected to the computer. Chapter 4...
  • Page 149: Capt Problems

    CAPT and install it again. For more information, see “Uninstalling the CAPT” on page 141. You must be using Adobe Type Manager (ATM) version 2.51 or later. Connect the printer driver to a different port from the LBP-810 printer driver. Chapter 4...
  • Page 150 Problem Cause CD-ROM Menu Autorun CD- doesn’t appear ROM Menu automatically checkbox is unchecked in the CD-ROM menu. The Auto insert notification checkbox is unchecked. “File not found on The program is CD-ROM” error loaded from the when starting the hard disk drive.
  • Page 151 [Device Manager] button. 4) Delete ONLY the following USB class drivers under [Universal Serial Bus Controller]; For Windows 98, select [Canon LBP-810], For Windows Me, [Canon CAPT USB Printer], and click [Delete] button. For Windows 2000/XP, select [USB Printing Support] or [Canon CAPT USB Printer], and uninstall from the [Action] menu.
  • Page 152: Capt Messages

    Status Window displays “Printer Ready” automatically. Change paper to... The paper in the printer and the specified paper are not the same size. You have two choices: ❏ Replace the paper so that it matches the specified paper ❏...
  • Page 153 2 Open the front cover and remove the EP-22 cartridge. 3 Reinsert the cartridge properly. Use both hands to close the front cover completely. 4 Plug in and turn on your printer. 5 If the error persists, contact your Canon authorized service representative. Chapter 4...
  • Page 154: Using The Trouble Shooter

    ECP setting errors. To start the Trouble Shooter, select the Canon LBP-810 Trouble Shooter icon in the Canon CAPT Tools group. The Trouble Shooter checks the following and corrects any problems: ❏ Free disk space in the drive containing the \Windows directory and free memory ❏...
  • Page 155 Windows NT 4.0/2000/XP Trouble Shooter checks whether Spooler service has started and if not, displays a dialog box and does not run. When Trouble Shooter is done checking your files, it displays a dialog box similar to the one below. While Trouble Shooter is running, it saves a log file with the name tshooter.tmp in your system temp directory, such as \windows\temp or \temp.
  • Page 156: 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. Chapter 4 Troubleshooting...
  • Page 157 Troubleshooting Chapter 4...
  • Page 158: Chapter 5 Maintenance

    ❏ After unplugging it from the AC outlet, wait until the printer has cooled off completely before covering it with a dust cover. ❏ If you are not going to use the printer for an extended period of time, unplug it from the AC outlet.
  • Page 159: Cleaning The Printer

    Cleaning the Printer Clean the printer cabinet regularly to keep the printer in its best condition. To clean the printer, use a soft cloth slightly moistened with water or a mild detergent solution. Avoid using any other type of solvents, such as alcohol or benzine, which might damage the surface.
  • Page 160: Storage Guidelines

    Chapter 5 • Store the cartridge in its protective bag. Do not open the bag until you are ready to install the cartridge in the printer. • Do not store the cartridge where it will be exposed to direct sunlight.
  • Page 161: Handling Guidelines

    • When transporting the printer, remove the cartridge from the printer. (Put the cartridge in its original protective bag or wrap it with thick cloth to prevent exposure to light.) Correct Handling...
  • Page 162: Replacing The Ep-22 Cartridge

    Replacing the EP-22 Cartridge The EP-22 cartridge typically lasts for about 2,500 prints of Letter or A4- size paper. This assumes that the printer is used for standard word processing documents printed at the default density, and at 4% dot ratio (equivalent to print coverage of approximately 5%).
  • Page 163 CAUTION: The shaded part of the face-up delivery area is hot when the printer is in use. Be careful not to touch this area, because personal injury might result. Grasp the EP-22 cartridge by its handle and lift it out of the printer.
  • Page 164: Cleaning

    Place letter or A4-size paper in the MP tray. Click on the printer icon in the taskbar to open the Status Window. From the Options menu, click Cleaning. A cleaning sheet starts print- ing. When printing starts, the Status Window message area displays “Cleaning”...
  • Page 165 Maintenance Chapter 5...
  • Page 166: Appendix A Printer Specifications

    Face-up: 1 sheet (Remove printed sheets one at a time since there is no delivery tray.) Less than 8 seconds at 20˚ C (68˚ F) (Number of seconds from when the printer is plugged into an AC outlet until it is ready for printing.) Printer Specifications...
  • Page 167 Background noise level Declared Noise Emissions in accordance with ISO 9296 (Printer plugged into an AC outlet) Temperature: 10˚ C to 32.5˚ C (50˚ F to 90.5˚ F) Humidity: 20 to 80% RH (no condensation) (Printer unplugged from the AC outlet) Temperature: 0˚...
  • Page 168: Appendix B Network Adapter

    The network adapter for the LBP-810 printer can also connect to other Canon Advanced Printing Technology printer models. It cannot be connected to printers that do not have the Canon Advanced Printing Technology. Secure the network adapter by snapping the two wire clips (located on the printer) into the network adapter.
  • Page 169: Connecting Directly From Clients

    You must install the print monitor for the network adapter on each client. When using the Add Printer wizard, you must connect directly to the net- work. Since the printer port is treated as a local port, choose “AXIS CAPT Port” in the port settings dialog box. Network Adapter...
  • Page 170: Connecting Through A Print Server

    The print monitor for the network adapter needs to be installed only on the printer server. It is not necessary to install it on each of the clients. You can install the printer from the server unless you are using a Windows 95/98/Me server and a Windows NT 4.0/2000/XP client.
  • Page 171: Specifications

    Bi-directional parallel (ECP) External AC adapter 2 MB Flash EPROM, 1 MB or greater Safe flash Some Canon MIBs, some printer MIBs, some TCP/IP MIBs, some host MIBs NetSpot, NetPilot Canon Advanced Printing Technology printers only Installer, Print Monitor, NetPilot...
  • Page 172: Glossary

    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.
  • Page 173 Canon Advanced Printing Technology (CAPT) Software that extends the power of the Windows operating system to a printer to speed up and simplify printing. The Canon Advanced Printing Technology provides more printing control and bi-directional communication between the printer and a computer running a Windows application.
  • Page 174 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. Abbreviation for Extended Capabilities Port. A bi-directional communication mode that enables high-speed data transmission to printers and other devices.
  • Page 175 Interface port The port through which the printer communicates with the computer. The LBP-810 have a USB port and a Centronics, 8-bit, parallel interface port, located on the back of the printer. See also Parallel or USB interface. Glossary...
  • Page 176 Landscape The printing of text and graphics along the length of the page. Local printer A printer that is directly connected to your computer, using a parallel cable. Megabyte (MB) A unit of measurement, representing one million bytes, used to describe printer or computer memory size.
  • Page 177: Network Adapter

    (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. Orientation The printing of text either along the width (portrait) or length (landscape) of the page.
  • Page 178 Print job A document that a Windows application has processed and sent to the Spooler to be added to the print queue or directly to the printer. Print Monitor The network adapter print monitor is software that prints through the network adapter.
  • Page 179: Printer Driver

    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 180 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. Glossary...
  • Page 181: Status Window

    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 182 Toner A black, resin-coated powder contained in the EP-22 cartridge. The printer applies the toner to the surface of the photosensitive drum inside the printer via an electrophotographic mechanism. Toner saver Because only alternate data bits are printed, toner consumption is reduced.
  • Page 183: Virtual Memory

    Virtual Memory Space on the hard disk that Windows uses for temporary data storage as if it were actually random access memory (RAM). Windows does this by means of a swap file. This provides Windows with more usable memory, but reduces speed of access to it when the swap file must be used. See also Physical RAM.
  • Page 184: Index

    B5 paper Bi-directional communications parallel cable Black specks 78, 93, 158 Brightness 21, 109 C5 envelopes Cancel, print job Canon Advanced Printing Technology Canon Advanced Printing Tools 134–136 CAPT Problems 28–64 installing 109–111, 137–138 messages Index not working properly printing with uninstalling 27–111...
  • Page 185 Guidelines printer toner cartridge Halftoning Help menu, using Humidity Icons, Status Window Image too dark too light Index cards Installing,Canon Advanced Printing Technology Insufficient Memory Interface Interface cable Interface port Job menu, using 10, 151 Labels loading manually Landscape Legal paper 9, 10, 13, 127, 159 157–168...
  • Page 186 8, 16, 151 Letter paper Lifting, printer Loading 20–23 envelopes 16–18 paper 28–58 Local printer 143–149 Maintaining, printer Manual feed continuous 4, 13, 24 slot Megabyte Memory, Insufficient Menu bar Status Window 98–102 using 109–111, 137–138 Messages alert 110–111 with sound...
  • Page 187 Printer driver Printer icon Printer properties Windows 95/98/Me dialog boxes Windows NT 4.0/2000/XP dialog Printer ready icon Printer sharing settings Printing Canon Advanced Printing speed Printing Failed Printing job tab Printing paused icon Printing speed Printout is wrong Problems paper jams...
  • Page 188 Removing, Canon Advanced Printing Technology Replacing, toner cartridge 151, 165 Resolution Resume job button Resume printing Scaling Scheduling tab, Windows NT 4.0/2000/ Security tab, Windows NT 4.0/2000/XP Select forms tab, Windows NT 4.0/2000/ Selecting custom paper size 8–9 paper paper delivery...
  • Page 189 131–132 printer problems removing Canon Advanced Printing Technology (Uninstallation) USB class driver is not properly installed Uninstallation 28, 36, 39 cable connector 4, 167 interface 4, 28, 36, 39 port Using 96–111 Status Window 139–140 Trouble Shooter USB Port (USB Cable)

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