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  • Page 1 Laser Beam Printer User's Guide User's Guide...
  • Page 2 LBP-2410 Laser Printer User's Guide...
  • Page 3 Manuals for the Printer The manuals for this printer are divided as follows. Please refer to them for detailed information. Guides with this symbol are printed manuals. • Installation • Connecting to a Computer • Printing Methods • Basic Operations •...
  • Page 4: How This Manual Is Organized

    Optional Equipment Chapter 7 Troubleshooting Chapter 8 Appendix 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 5: Table Of Contents

    Internal Section of the Printer........
  • Page 6 After Installing the Printer ........
  • Page 7 Installing with Plug and Play........3-39 Installing from Add Printer Wizard ......3-42 After Completing Installation .
  • Page 8 Viewing the Printer Settings / Restoring the Default Settings ... .4-72 Viewing the Printer Settings ........4-73 Restoring the Default Settings .
  • Page 9 Precautions for Handling the Printer ......5-41 Precaution for Storing the Printer ....... . . 5-42...
  • Page 10 Paper Jam Behind the Printer ........7-13...
  • Page 11: Preface

    Thank you for purchasing the Canon LASER SHOT LBP-2410. Please read this manual thoroughly before operating the printer in order to familiarize yourself with its capabilities, and to make the most of its many functions. After reading this manual, store it in a safe place for future reference.
  • Page 12: Displays Used In This Manual

    Displays Used in This Manual Screen shots of the computer operation screen used in this manual are those taken when the LASER SHOT LBP-2410 has operated for Windows 98. The buttons which you should press are marked with a When multiple buttons can be pressed on the screen shot of computer operation screen, all button are marked.
  • Page 13: Legal Notices

    If such changes or modifications should be made, you could be required to stop operation of the equipment. Canon U.S.A. Inc. One Canon Plaza, Lake Success, NY 11042, U.S.A. Tel No. (516) 328-5600 I 220 - 240 V model This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class A digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules.
  • Page 14: Emc Directive (220 - 240 V Model)

    No radiation can leak from the printer in the normal operation of the product by the user. This printer is classified as a Class 1 laser product under EN 60825-1: 1994, and as for the U.S.A., it is classified as Class 1 under the Code of Federal Regulations, 1040.10 of Title 21.
  • Page 15: International Energy Star-program

    Performance of procedures other than those specified in this guide may result in hazardous radiation exposure. International Energy Star-Program Trademarks Canon, the Canon Logo, LASER SHOT, LBP, and NetSpot are trademarks of Canon Inc. ® Adobe Acrobat is a trademark of Adobe Systems Incorporated.
  • Page 16: Copyright

    Disclaimers The information in this manual 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 17: Legal Limitations On The Usage Of Your Product And The Use Of Images

    Legal Limitations on the Usage of Your Product and the Use of Images Using your product to scan, print or otherwise reproduce certain documents, and the use of such images as scanned, printed or otherwise reproduced by your product, may be prohibited by law and may result in criminal and/or civil liability. A non-exhaustive list of these documents is set forth below.
  • Page 18: Important Safety Instructions

    fire or electrical shock. • Do not place the following items on the printer. If these items come into contact with a high-voltage area inside the printer, it may result in a fire or electrical shock.
  • Page 19: Power Supply

    Never block the ventilation slots and louvers on the printer. These openings are provided for proper ventilation of working parts inside the printer. Blocking these openings can cause the printer to overheat. Never place the printer on a soft surface, such as a sofa or rug.
  • Page 20: Handling

    If these items come into contact with a high-voltage area inside the printer, it may result in a fire or electrical shock. If these items are dropped or spilled inside the printer, immediately turn OFF the main power switch, and disconnect the power cord from the power outlet.
  • Page 21: Maintenance And Inspections

    Turn off the main power switch for safety when the printer will not be used for a long period of time such as overnight. Also, turn the main power switch on the left of the printer and unplug the power plug for safety when the printer will not be used for an extended period of time such as during consecutive holidays.
  • Page 22: Consumables

    • Never attempt to service this printer yourself, except as explained in this manual. There are no user serviceable parts inside the printer. Adjust only those controls that are covered in the operating instructions. Improper adjustment could result in personal injury and/or damage requiring extensive repair that may not be covered under your Limited Warranty.
  • Page 24: Before You Start Using This Printer

    Turning the Printer ON/OFF ........
  • Page 25: Features And Benefits

    600 dpi. Furthermore, LBP-2410 always provides steady images by calibration. I High Performance Printing System "CAPT" LBP-2410 is the first color printer equipped with Canon's latest High Performance Printing System "CAPT" (Canon Advanced Printing Technology) that is compatible with Windows operating system.
  • Page 26 I User-Friendly Color Control The user interfaces with thumbnails provide intuitive and intelligible color adjustment. Features and Benefits...
  • Page 27: Parts And Their Functions

    This section provides you with the names and functions of all the parts on the outside and inside of the printer. CAUTION Never block the ventilation slots and louvers on the printer. Blocking these openings can cause the printer to overheat. Front View...
  • Page 28: Rear View

    USB Connector Provides a connection point for the USB interface cable. Connect the USB cable between this connector on the printer and the USB port on the computer. (See p. 1-12) f f f f Expansion Board Slot An optional network board is installed in this slot.
  • Page 29: Internal Section Of The Printer

    Internal Section of the Printer a a a a Serial Number Indication Label The serial number (Serial No.) for printer identification is indicated on this label. The number is required for receiving service or repairs. Do not peel it off.
  • Page 30 Blinking: An error other than a service call is occurring, thus, printing is disabled. e e e e Ready Lamp (Blue) On: The printer is ready to print. Blinking: The printer is conducting an operation such as printing, warming up or calibration. Parts and Their Functions...
  • Page 31: Connecting The Power Cord

    If objects are placed around the power plug, you will be unable to unplug it in an emergency. IMPORTANT • Do not connect the power cable to the auxiliary outlet on the computer. • One AC outlet should be used exclusively for the printer. Connecting the Power Cord...
  • Page 32 • Do not connect this printer to an uninterruptible power source, as this may result in a computer glitch or breakdown due to a power failure. Confirm that the power switch is turned OFF. The printer is OFF when the power switch is flush with the surface of the printer.
  • Page 33: Turning The Printer On/off

    Turning the Printer ON/OFF The power switch to turn the printer ON or OFF is located on the left side of the printer. Be sure to observe the following instructions in order to prevent unexpected problems. Turning the Printer ON Press in the power switch to turn the printer ON.
  • Page 34: Turning The Printer Off

    This section describes how to turn OFF the power. IMPORTANT • If the printer is used on a network, confirm that it is not printing data from another computer before turning the printer OFF. • When the power switch is turned OFF, any print data remaining in the printer memory will be deleted.
  • Page 35: Connecting To A Computer

    NOTE • The appropriate USB interface differs depending on the operation system of the connected computer as follows. For more details, contact your local authorized Canon dealer. - Windows 98/Me: USB Full-Speed (USB1.1 equivalent) - Windows 2000/XP: USB 2.0 Hi-Speed/USB Full-Speed (USB1.1 equivalent) •...
  • Page 36: Using A Lan Cable

    NOTE To use this printer on a network, the printer driver must be configured on the computer to use a network print server. Refer to the documentation for your operating system or the accompanying manual for instruction with AXIS 1611 for details of how to configure the...
  • Page 37: Network Environment

    The network board for this printer cannot be connected to networks other than those listed above. • Confirm that there is a free port on the hub to which the printer will be connected. An additional hub must be installed if there is no free port. I Network Environment An optional network board is capable of being connected to 10Base-T/100Base-TX.
  • Page 38 NOTE All devices connected to the network such as hubs and LAN cables must support 100Base-TX. For more details, contact your Canon dealer. Connect the LAN cable to the LAN connector on the network board. Use a LAN cable corresponding to the LAN connector on your network board.
  • Page 39 1-16 Connecting to a Computer...
  • Page 40: Load And Output Of The Paper

    Load and Output of the Paper This chapter explains the types of paper that can be used with this printer, and how to load and output paper. Paper Requirements ........... . . 2-2 Printable Paper.
  • Page 41: Paper Requirements

    Paper Requirements Printable Paper To ensure optimum performance, use only paper that falls within the specifications listed below. Inappropriate paper may deteriorate print quality or result in paper jams. Paper Size The following shows the printable paper sizes. A circle mark indicates that the size that can be used, and a cross mark indicates that the size that cannot be used.
  • Page 42: Paper Type

    Envelope I Plain Paper This printer can print on plain paper in width of 76.2 to 215.9 mm, in length of 127.0 to 355.6 mm, and in weight of 64 to 105 g/m Legal, Letter, and Executive. Plain paper can be loaded either in the multi-purpose tray or in the paper cassette (Only when the optional 250-sheet paper feeder is installed).
  • Page 43 • Do not use the following types of envelopes. Using inappropriate envelopes may result in paper jams that are difficult to clear or may result in damaging the printer. - Envelopes with fasteners or snaps - Envelopes with address windows...
  • Page 44: Printable Area

    Printable Area The printable areas that this printer guarantees are shown as follows. I Plain Paper / Heavy Paper / Transparency Printable up to 5 mm from the edges of the paper. 5 mm 5 mm I Envelope Printable up to 10 mm from the edges of the envelope.
  • Page 45: Paper You Cannot Use

    - Paper that has special coatings on its surface (coated paper for ink jet printers, etc.) - Paper that has been already printed with a copy machine or other laser printer (The reverse side of the paper is also unusable.)
  • Page 46: Storing Paper

    Storing Paper The quality of paper may deteriorate if it is stored improperly even when the printer meets the normal specifications. Deteriorated paper may cause misfeeds, paper jams, or deterioration in print quality. Observe the following guidelines for storing and handling paper: IMPORTANT •...
  • Page 47: Paper Source

    Paper Source Paper Source Type This printer in basic unit feeds paper only from the multi-purpose tray. When the optional 250-sheet paper feeder is installed in your printer, paper can be fed from two paper sources. I Standard Paper Source:...
  • Page 48: Selecting The Paper Source

    Max. 375 sheets (64 g/m Selecting the Paper Source The paper source can be selected in the [Paper Source] sheet in the printer driver. Display the [Paper Source] sheet and specify the settings. To display the [Paper Source] sheet in the printer driver, see "Specifying the Paper Feed Method,"...
  • Page 49 If [Auto] is selected for [Paper Source] and [Continue Printing with Multi-purpose Same Paper for All Pages Tray] is checked, the printer automatically switches the paper source to the multi-purpose tray when Cassette1 runs out of paper during a print job.
  • Page 50 Printing with Multi-purpose Tray * This option can be specified only when the optional 250-sheet paper feeder is installed. Description Specify whether the printer should switch the paper source to the multi-purpose tray automatically when Cassette1 runs out of paper during a print job.
  • Page 51: Output Paper

    Output paper Output Tray Type This printer has two paper output trays: the output tray and sub output tray. I Output Tray Prints are output to this tray with the print side facing down. NOTE Up to approximately 125 sheets of plain paper (64 g/m I Sub Output Tray Prints are output to this tray with the print side facing up.
  • Page 52: Paper Capacity For Paper Output Tray

    Paper Capacity for Paper Output Tray The following shows the paper capacity for each tray. Paper Type Plain Paper (64 g/m Heavy Paper (135 g/m Transparency (black-and-white printing only) Envelope Switching Output Tray Switching to the sub output tray Open the sub output tray to switch to it. CAUTION The fuser unit and its surroundings inside the sub output tray may become hot during operation.
  • Page 53: Switching To The Output Tray

    Switching to the output tray Close the sub output tray to switch to the output tray. 2-14 Output paper...
  • Page 54: Printing From The Multi-purpose Tray

    Open the multi-purpose tray using the following procedure. Open the multi-purpose tray. Hold the grip at the center of the front surface of the printer. Pull out the auxiliary tray. ) in width of 76.2 to 215.9 mm and in...
  • Page 55: Closing The Multi-purpose Tray

    IMPORTANT Be sure to pull out the auxiliary tray when loading paper in the multi-purpose tray. Open the extension tray when loading long-size paper such as A4. Closing the multi-purpose tray Close the multi-purpose tray using the following procedure. Keep the multi-purpose tray closed when it is not used.
  • Page 56: Printing Plain Paper And Heavy Paper

    Close the multi-purpose tray. Printing Plain Paper and Heavy Paper Print on plain paper and heavy paper using the multi-purpose tray using the following procedure. IMPORTANT Print speed drops when printing heavy paper. Open the multi-purpose tray and pull out the auxiliary tray. For opening the multi-purpose tray, see "Opening and Closing the Multi-Purpose Tray,"...
  • Page 57 Gently load the stack of paper with the printing side facing up until it touches the back of the tray. Be sure that the paper stack is loaded under the paper limit guides. Paper limit guide CAUTION When loading paper, be careful not to cut your hands with the edges of the paper.
  • Page 58 • Do not touch the paper in the multi-purpose tray or pull it out while printing. It may result in a faulty operation. Proceed to the printer driver settings. Printing from the Multi-Purpose Tray 2-19...
  • Page 59 Select [Print] in the application. Select this printer from [Name] and click [Properties]. The [Properties] dialog box for this printer will appear. Display the [Page Setup] sheet, and then select the page size of the document from [Page Size]. 2-20...
  • Page 60 From [Output Size], select the size of the loaded paper as needed. Leave the setting at [Match Page Size] when the paper size and output size are the same, since there is no need to change the option. IMPORTANT When the options are different between [Page Size] and [Output Size], the print job will be automatically reduced or enlarged for printing.
  • Page 61 Display the [Paper Source] sheet and select [Multi-purpose Tray] for [Paper Source]. Follow the same procedure as the settings for [Paper Source] although the options for [Paper Source] change to ones such as [First Page] or [Other Pages] when an option different from [Same Paper for All Pages] is selected for [Paper Selection].
  • Page 62: Printing Transparencies

    Click [OK] to close the [Properties] dialog box. Click [OK] to perform printing. Printing Transparencies Print on transparencies using the multi-purpose tray using the following procedure. IMPORTANT • Transparencies can be printed only in black-and-white. • Thoroughly fan the transparencies before loading them as they may stick to each other. •...
  • Page 63 Spread the paper guides a little wider than the actual transparency width. Fan the transparencies in small portions and align the edges. CAUTION Be careful not to cut your hands with the edges of the transparencies. IMPORTANT • When fanning or aligning the transparencies, try to hold the edge of paper as much as possible to avoid touching the printing side.
  • Page 64 Gently load the stack of transparencies with the printing side facing up until it touches the back of the tray. Be sure that the stack of transparencies is loaded under the paper limit guides. Paper limit guide CAUTION When loading transparencies, be careful not to cut your hands with the edges of the transparencies.
  • Page 65 Avoid touching transparencies in the multi-purpose tray or pulling them out while printing. This may result in a faulty operation. Proceed to printer driver settings. Select [Print] in the application. Select this printer for [Name] and click [Properties]. The [Properties] dialog box for this printer will open.
  • Page 66 Display the [Page Setup] sheet, and then select the page size of the document from [Page Size]. From [Output Size], select the size of the loaded paper as needed. Select [A4] or [Letter] as only A4 or Letter size is available for printing transparencies.
  • Page 67 Display the [Paper Source] sheet and select [Multi-purpose Tray] for [Paper Source]. Follow the same procedure as the settings for [Paper Source] although the options for [Paper Source] change to ones such as [First Page] or [Other Pages] when an option different from [Same Paper for All Pages] is selected for [Paper Selection].
  • Page 68 Select [Transparencies] for [Paper Type]. The settings for [Paper Type] are not necessary when [Transparency Interleaving] is selected for [Paper Selection]. Confirm the contents of the displayed message and then click [OK]. Click [OK] to close the [Properties] dialog box. Printing from the Multi-Purpose Tray 2-29...
  • Page 69: Printing Envelopes

    • Do not use the following types of envelopes. Using inappropriate envelopes may result in paper jams that are difficult to clear or may result in damaging the printer. - Envelopes with fasteners or snaps - Envelopes with address windows...
  • Page 70 Open the multi-purpose tray and pull out the auxiliary tray. For opening the multi-purpose tray, see "Opening and Closing the Multi-Purpose Tray," on p. 2-15. Spread the paper guides a little wider than the actual envelope width. Place the stack of envelopes on a flat surface, flatten them to release any remaining air, and be sure that the edges are pressed tightly.
  • Page 71 Loosen the hard corners of the envelopes and flatten curls as shown in the figure. Align the edges of the envelopes on a flat surface. Gently load the stack of envelopes with the address side facing up and their flaps come the leftward until it touches the back of the tray.
  • Page 72 Load the envelopes so that the flaps come the leftward. • When printing "Envelope B5", load them with the flaps close and so that the top edge goes into the printer first. • Load the stack of envelopes straight. •...
  • Page 73 Do not touch the envelopes in the multi-purpose tray or pull them out while printing. It may result in a faulty operation. Proceed to printer driver settings. Select [Print] in the application. Select this printer from [Name] and click [Properties]. The [Properties] dialog box for this printer will appear.
  • Page 74 Display the [Page Setup] sheet, and then select the page size of the document from [Page Size]. From [Output Size], select the size of the loaded paper as needed. Leave the setting at [Match Page Size] when the paper size and output size are the same, since there is no need to change the option.
  • Page 75 Display the [Paper Source] sheet and select [Multi-purpose Tray] for [Paper Source]. Click [OK] to close the [Properties] dialog box. 2-36 Printing from the Multi-Purpose Tray...
  • Page 76 Click [OK] to perform printing. Printing from the Multi-Purpose Tray 2-37...
  • Page 77: Printing From The Paper Cassette

    When loading paper for the first time after installing the paper feeder, be sure to turn the printer ON first. • Do not remove the paper cassette while printing. It may result in paper jams or printer malfunction. • Do not load other than plain paper (64 to 105 g/m malfunction.
  • Page 78 • Do not touch the black rubber pad in the paper cassette. It may result in misfeeds. Rubber pad Pull out the paper cassette. Push down the plate of the paper cassette to lock it. Printing from the Paper Cassette 2-39...
  • Page 79 CAUTION Do not touch the lock release levers located on the right and left sides of the paper cassette when the plate of the paper cassette is locked. The plate may snap forcefully if the lock is released and may result in personal injuries.
  • Page 80 • Double-feeding may occur frequently if the edges of the paper stack are not aligned properly. In this case, align the edges of the stack on a hard, flat surface. NOTE To print on letterhead paper or paper printed with a logo, load the paper with the print side facing down and the top of the paper to the front of the cassette.
  • Page 81 Set the paper cassette into the printer. Push the paper cassette into the printer firmly until the front side of the cassette is flush with the front surface of the printer. 2-42...
  • Page 82 G Amount of Paper Remaining in the Cassette The paper cassette has a display indicating the amount of paper remaining in the cassette. If the cassette is full, the indicator will be at the top. The indicator will go down as the amount of paper decreases. The indicator is helpful for confirming the amount of paper remaining in the cassette.
  • Page 83: Changing The Paper Size For The Paper Cassette

    Changing the Paper Size for the Paper Cassette The size of paper in the paper cassette can be changed using the following procedure. Paper sizes that can be loaded in the paper cassette are A4, B5, A5, Legal, Letter, and Executive. IMPORTANT Make sure that the paper guide is adjusted to fit the paper size.
  • Page 84 Push down the plate of the paper cassette to lock it. CAUTION Do not touch the lock release levers located on the right and left sides of the paper cassette when the plate of the paper cassette is locked. The plate may snap forcefully if the lock is released and may result in personal injuries.
  • Page 85 B5 size paper (182 mm x 257 mm). "B5-ISO" is not used. Load paper in the paper cassette and set the cassette into the printer. For loading paper, see "Loading Paper in the Paper Cassette," on p. 2-38. 2-46 Printing from the Paper Cassette "B5-ISO"...
  • Page 86: Setting Up The Printing Environment

    When Installation Fails ..........3-53 Connecting the Printer with the Printer Sharing Function on a Network ... . 3-56 Setting the Print Server.
  • Page 87: Introduction

    I Setting Up a Network Environment for Printing (See p. 3-56) If this printer is going to be connected to the network by using the computer's sharing functions or by installing an optional network board, specify the settings for the computer and install the printer driver on the client computers.
  • Page 88 I USB-related Driver • Compatible OS - Microsoft Windows 98/Me - Microsoft Windows 2000 Server/Professional - Microsoft Windows XP Professional/Home Edition • Compatible Computers - Computers on which the above operating systems can run • Required Memory - Sufficient memory for the above operating systems to run •...
  • Page 89: Installing The Capt Software

    This section describes the procedure for installing the CAPT software when connecting this printer to the computer with a USB cable. IMPORTANT The CAPT software is required for printing with this printer. Be sure to install the CAPT software. NOTE When using this printer on a network, see "Connecting the Printer with the Printer...
  • Page 90 The dialog box for confirming the language will appear. Confirm the language and click [Yes]. After the installation setup completes, the CAPT (Canon Advanced Printing Technology) installer software will start up. The installation will start and the [Setup Wizard] dialog box will appear.
  • Page 91 Depending on the environment, a message to restart the computer may be displayed. In this case, restart the computer and continue the installation. Check [Install Printer Driver through a USB Connection], then click [Next]. The message [Unable to cancel setup after setup is started.
  • Page 92 Connect the printer to the computer with the USB cable. Press the power switch of the printer to turn it ON. Installation of the printer driver and the USB class driver will start automatically. Installing the CAPT Software...
  • Page 93 Select [Yes, I want to restart my computer now], then click [Exit]. Windows will restart automatically. The installation of the USB class driver and the printer driver is completed. IMPORTANT When there is not enough free hard disk space, the dialog box below will be displayed during the installation.
  • Page 94: Installing With Plug And Play

    Installing with Plug and Play IMPORTANT Before installing the CAPT software with Plug and Play, confirm that the printer is properly connected to the computer and the printer is turned ON. Turn ON the computer and start up Windows 98/Me.
  • Page 95 Select [Search for the best driver for your device. (Recommended).], and then click [Next]. For Windows Me, select [Specify the location of the driver (Advanced)]. The dialog box for specifying the search location will appear. Insert the "User Software for LBP-2410" CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive.
  • Page 96 Select the folder, then click [OK]. When your CD-ROM drive is drive [D:], select the [D:\English\Usbport\Win98] (Windows 98) / [D:\English\Usbport\WinMe] (Windows Me) folder. Confirm that the correct folder is displayed in [Specify a location], then click [Next]. Click [Next]. Installation of the USB class driver will start. Installing the CAPT Software 3-11...
  • Page 97 Click [Finish]. The printer driver will be detected automatically. Wait for a moment. The [Add New Hardware Wizard] dialog box will be displayed. Click [Next] to continue the installation. Select [Search for the best driver for your device. (Recommended).], and then click [Next].
  • Page 98 Uncheck [Floppy disk drives] and [CD-ROM drive], check [Specify a location], and then click [Browse]. Select the folder, then click [OK]. When your CD-ROM drive is drive [D:], select the [D:\English\Win98_Me] folder. Confirm that the correct folder is displayed in [Specify a location], and then click [Next].
  • Page 99 In this case, select [Yes] or [No]. Click [Finish]. Installation of the printer driver will start. The [Canon LASER SHOT LBP-2410 Installation] dialog box will be displayed, and then click [OK]. The [Add New Hardware Wizard] dialog box will appear.
  • Page 100: Installing From Add Printer Wizard

    Click [Finish] The installation of the USB class driver and the printer driver is completed. Installing from Add Printer Wizard On the [Start] menu, point to [Settings] and click [Printers]. The [Printers] folder will open. Then double-click the [Add Printer] icon.
  • Page 101 Select [Local printer] and click [Next]. NOTE This window will not appear when the network settings are not configured. Click [Have Disk]. Insert the "User Software for LBP-2410" CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive, then click [Browse]. 3-16 Installing the CAPT Software...
  • Page 102 When your CD-ROM drive is drive [D:], select [D:\English\Win98_Me], and then click [OK]. Confirm that the selected folder is displayed in [Copy manufacturer's files from], then click [OK]. Select [Canon LASER SHOT LBP-2410] from [Printers], then click [Next]. Installing the CAPT Software 3-17...
  • Page 103 Select the port to which the LBP-2410 is connected (normally, 'USBPRN01'), then click [Next]. For Windows Me, normally select 'USB001'. Enter a new name in [Printer name] if you want to change the printer name. If another printer driver has been already installed on the computer, the message [Do you want your Windows-based programs to use this printer as the default printer?] will appear.
  • Page 104: For Windows 2000

    Turn ON the computer and start up Windows 2000. Log on as an Administrator. NOTE Full Control Permission is required for the installation of the printer driver. Insert the "User Software for LBP-2410" CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive. If the CD-ROM is already in the drive, take it out and insert it again.
  • Page 105 The dialog box for confirming the language will appear. Confirm the language and click [Yes]. After the installation setup completes, the CAPT (Canon Advanced Printing Technology) installer software will start up. The installation will start and the [Setup Wizard] dialog box will appear.
  • Page 106 Depending on the environment, a message to restart the computer may be displayed. In this case, restart the computer and continue the installation. Check [Install Printer Driver through a USB Connection], then click [Next]. The message [Unable to cancel setup after setup is started.
  • Page 107 Connect the printer to the computer with the USB cable. Press the power switch of the printer to turn it ON. Installation of the printer driver and the USB class driver will start automatically. 3-22 Installing the CAPT Software...
  • Page 108 Select [Yes, I want to restart my computer now], then click [Exit]. Windows will restart automatically. The installation of the USB class driver and the printer driver is completed. IMPORTANT When there is not enough free hard disk space, the dialog box below will be displayed during the installation.
  • Page 109: Installing With Plug And Play

    Installing with Plug and Play IMPORTANT Before installing the CAPT software with Plug and Play, confirm that the printer is properly connected to the computer and the printer is turned ON. Turn ON the computer and start up Windows 2000.
  • Page 110 Select [Search for a suitable driver for my device (recommended)] in the [Found New Hardware Wizard] dialog box and click [Next]. NOTE [Unknown] may be displayed as the name of the device. Uncheck [Floppy disk drives] and [CD-ROM drive], check [Specify a location], and then click [Next].
  • Page 111 Insert the "User Software for LBP-2410" CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive, then click [Browse]. When your CD-ROM drive is drive [D:], select [D:\English\Win2K_XP]. Select [CNAC1STK.INF], then click [Open]. Confirm that the selected folder is displayed in [Copy manufacturer's files from], then click [OK]. A dialog box informing of the completion of the search for the driver file will appear.
  • Page 112 [Completing the Found New Hardware Wizard] dialog box will appear. NOTE Click [Yes] if the message [This driver is not digitally signed] is displayed. Click [Finish]. The installation of the USB class driver and the printer driver is completed. Installing the CAPT Software 3-27...
  • Page 113: Installing From Add Printer Wizard

    Installing from Add Printer Wizard IMPORTANT When printing a test page, confirm that the printer is properly connected to the computer and the printer is turned ON before installing the CAPT software. Turn ON the computer and start up Windows 2000.
  • Page 114 Confirm that [Local printer] is selected, then click [Next]. NOTE Do not select [Automatically detect and install my Plug and Play printer]. Select the port to which LBP-2410 is connected (normally, 'USB001'), then click [Next]. Installing the CAPT Software 3-29...
  • Page 115 Click [Have Disk]. Insert the "User Software for LBP-2410" CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive, then click [Browse]. When your CD-ROM drive is drive [D:], select [D:\English\Win2K_XP]. Select [CNAC1STK.INF], then click [Open]. 3-30 Installing the CAPT Software...
  • Page 116 Confirm the contents of [Copy manufacture's files from], then click [OK]. For example, when your CD-ROM drive is drive [D:], it is displayed as [D:\English\Win2K_XP]. "Canon LASER SHOT LBP-2410" will be displayed in the [Add Printer Wizard] dialog box. Click [Next]. Installing the CAPT Software...
  • Page 117 Enter a new name in [Printer name] if you want to change the printer name, then click [Next]. Click [Next]. NOTE When sharing this printer on a network, select [Share as], then click [Next]. The display for entering [Location] and [Comment] will appear. Enter them as necessary, then click [Next]. 3-32...
  • Page 118 NOTE Click [Yes] if the message [This driver is not digitally signed] is displayed. If the printer is not connected to the computer, connect them with a USB cable, and then turn the printer ON. The installation of the printer driver is completed.
  • Page 119: For Windows Xp

    Turn ON the computer and start up Windows XP. Log on as an Administrator. NOTE Full Control Permission is required for the installation of the printer driver. Insert the "User Software for LBP-2410" CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive. If the CD-ROM is already in the drive, take it out and insert it again.
  • Page 120 The dialog box for confirming the language will appear. Confirm the language and click [Yes]. After the installation setup completes, the CAPT (Canon Advanced Printing Technology) installer software will start up. The installation will start and the [Setup Wizard] dialog box will appear.
  • Page 121 Depending on the environment, a message to restart the computer may be displayed. In this case, restart the computer and continue the installation. Check [Install Printer Driver through a USB Connection], then click [Next]. The message [Unable to cancel setup after setup is started.
  • Page 122 Connect the printer to the computer with the USB cable. Press the power switch of the printer to turn it ON. Installation of the printer driver and the USB class driver will start automatically. Installing the CAPT Software 3-37...
  • Page 123 Select [Yes, I want to restart my computer now], then click [Exit]. Windows will restart automatically. The installation of the USB class driver and the printer driver is completed. IMPORTANT When there is not enough free hard disk space, the dialog box below will be displayed during the installation.
  • Page 124: Installing With Plug And Play

    Installing with Plug and Play IMPORTANT Before installing the CAPT software with Plug and Play, confirm that the printer is properly connected to the computer and the printer is turned ON. Turn ON the computer and start up Windows XP.
  • Page 125 Select the search method and folder to browse. ❑ Select [Search for the best driver in these locations]. ❑ Uncheck [Search removable media (floppy, CD-ROM)]. ❑ Check [Include this location in the search]. ❑ Click [Browse]. ❑ When your CD-ROM drive is drive [D:], select [D:\English\Win2K_XP]. ❑...
  • Page 126 [Next]. The installation process will be displayed. [Completing the Found New Hardware Wizard] dialog box will appear. Click [Finish]. The installation of the USB class driver and the printer driver is completed. Installing the CAPT Software 3-41...
  • Page 127: Installing From Add Printer Wizard

    Installing from Add Printer Wizard IMPORTANT When printing a test page, confirm that the printer is properly connected to the computer and the printer is turned ON before installing the CAPT software. Turn ON the computer and start up Windows XP.
  • Page 128 Click [Next]. Confirm that [Local printer attached to this computer] is selected, then click [Next]. NOTE Do not check [Automatically detect and install my Plug and Play printer]. Installing the CAPT Software 3-43...
  • Page 129 Confirm that [Use the following port] is selected and select the port to which the LBP-2410 is connected (normally, 'USB001 (Virtual printer port for USB)'), then click [Next]. Click [Have Disk]. Insert the "User Software for LBP-2410" CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive, then click [Browse].
  • Page 130 Confirm the contents of [Copy manufacture's files from], then click [OK]. For example, when your CD-ROM drive is drive [D:], it is displayed as [D:\English\Win2K_XP]. "Canon LASER SHOT LBP-2410" will be displayed in the [Add Printer Wizard] dialog box. Click [Next]. Installing the CAPT Software...
  • Page 131 Enter a new name in [Printer name] if you want to change the printer name, then click [Next]. Click [Next]. NOTE When sharing this printer on a network, select [Share name], then click [Next]. The display for entering [Location] and [Comment] will appear. Enter them as necessary, then click [Next]. 3-46...
  • Page 132 When printing a test page, the dialog box will appear after printing. Click [OK] to close the dialog box. If the printer is not connected to the computer, connect them with a USB cable, and then turn the printer ON.
  • Page 133: After Completing Installation

    [Canon LASER SHOT LBP-2410] will be created. I For Windows 98/Me/2000: • The printer icon for [Canon LASER SHOT LBP-2410] will be displayed in the [Printers] folder. • [Canon Printer Uninstaller] will be added in [Programs] under the [Start] menu.
  • Page 134 I For Windows XP: • The printer icon for [Canon LASER SHOT LBP-2410] will be displayed in the [Printers and Faxes] folder. • [Canon Printer Uninstaller] will be added in [All Programs] under the [Start] menu. After Completing Installation 3-49...
  • Page 135: Printing A Test Page

    Printing a Test Page Before using the printer for the first time, be sure to print a test page using the following procedure. NOTE The screens used are for Windows 98. Display the [Printers] or [Printers and Faxes] folder. For Windows 98/Me/2000: Click [Start] menu © [Settings] © [Printers].
  • Page 136 Select the [Canon LASER SHOT LBP-2410] icon, then select [Properties] from the [File] menu. The [Properties] dialog box for the printer will appear. Click [Print Test Page] from [General] page. The printer will print a test page automatically. Printing a Test Page...
  • Page 137 When printed properly, click [Yes]. NOTE If the test page is not printed properly, uninstall the CAPT software, (See "When Installation Fails," on p. 3-53), restart the computer, then start the installation procedure again. 3-52 Printing a Test Page...
  • Page 138: When Installation Fails

    When an error occurs during installation, or the test page is not printed properly, see "Uninstalling the CAPT Software," on p. 3-69 or follow this procedure. Confirm that the computer is connected to the printer with the USB cable and the printer is turned ON.
  • Page 139 Delete only the following USB class driver under [Universal Serial Bus controllers]. Select [Canon LASER SHOT LBP-2410] for Windows 98, or [Canon CAPT USB Device] for Windows Me, and then click [Remove]. For Windows 2000/XP display [Canon LASER SHOT LBP-2410] or [Canon CAPT USB Device], then select [Uninstall] in the [Action] menu.
  • Page 140 IMPORTANT • When the USB class driver is under [Other devices], the installation is not performed properly. According to your operating system, delete any one of [Canon LASER SHOT LBP-2410], [Canon CAPT USB Device], or [Unknown devices]. • Never delete other devices or device drivers. Windows may not operate properly.
  • Page 141: Connecting The Printer With The Printer Sharing Function On A Network

    Connecting the Printer with the Printer Sharing Function on a Network When you share this printer on a network, you can use it as a network printer, which enables printing from other computers on the network. If you share this printer on a network, specify the settings using the following procedure.
  • Page 142: Setting The Print Server

    2000/XP © p. 3-63) • Installation on the Client (See p. 3-64) NOTE Using this printer on your network requires that both the print server and the client computers are using Windows 98 or later. Setting the Print Server Windows 98/Me NOTE The screens used are for Windows 98.
  • Page 143 Select [File and printer sharing for Microsoft Networks], then click [OK]. The [Select Network Component Type] dialog box will appear first, then the display will return to the [Network] dialog box. Click [File and Print Sharing]. 3-58 Connecting the Printer with the Printer Sharing Function on a Network...
  • Page 144 Confirm that [I want to be able to allow others to print to my printer(s).] is selected, then click [OK]. Display the [Access Control] sheet and select either [Share-level access control] or [User-level access control]. Click [OK], then restart Windows. Connecting the Printer with the Printer Sharing Function on a Network 3-59...
  • Page 145: Printer Sharing Settings

    The [Printers] folder will appear. Right-click the [Canon LASER SHOT LBP-2410] icon, then select [Sharing] from the pop-up menu. The [Canon LASER SHOT LBP-2410 Properties] dialog box will appear. Select [Shared as]. Change [Share Name], then enter [Comment] and [Password] as needed.
  • Page 146: Windows 2000/xp

    NOTE • When [User-level access control] is selected in Step 7 of "Network Settings" (See p. 3-59), click [Add] and select the users that can use the printer. • Do not enter a space or special characters in [Share Name].
  • Page 147 [Properties] from the pop-up menu. The [Local Area Connection Properties] dialog box will appear. Confirm that [File and Printers Sharing for Microsoft Networks] is selected, then click [OK]. 3-62 Connecting the Printer with the Printer Sharing Function on a Network...
  • Page 148 For Windows XP Professional: Click [Start] menu © [Printers and Faxes]. The [Printers] or [Printers and Faxes] folder will appear. Right-click the [Canon LASER SHOT LBP-2410] icon, then select [Sharing] from the pop-up menu. Connecting the Printer with the Printer Sharing Function on a Network...
  • Page 149: Installation On The Client

    The sharing settings may also be made during the local installation. • Do not enter blank or special characters in [Share Name]. Installation on the Client This section describes the procedure for installing the printer driver on the client computers. NOTE •...
  • Page 150 For Windows XP Home Edition: Click [Start] © [Control Panel] © [Printers and Other Hardware] © [Printers and Faxes]. The [Add Printer Wizard] dialog box will appear. Click [Next]. Select [Network printer] and click [Next]. Connecting the Printer with the Printer Sharing Function on a Network 3-65...
  • Page 151 For Windows 98/Me, click [Browse]. For Windows 2000/XP, click [Next]. Select the printer, then click [Next]. For Windows 98/Me, proceed to Step 7. 3-66 Connecting the Printer with the Printer Sharing Function on a Network...
  • Page 152: Download Installation

    Click [Yes] if you want to use the default printer, then click [Next]. Click [Finish]. NOTE Click [Yes] if the message [This driver is not digitally signed] is displayed. Download Installation For Windows 98: Click [Start] menu © [Programs] ©...
  • Page 153 Select the print server from [Network Computer] (for Windows Me/2000/XP, [My Network Places]). Double-click the [Canon LASER SHOT LBP-2410] icon. Or drag and drop the [Canon LASER SHOT LBP-2410] icon into the [Printers] folder. The [Printers] dialog box will appear. Follow the instructions on the screen.
  • Page 154: Uninstalling The Capt Software

    Click [Start] menu © [Programs] © [Canon Printer Uninstaller] © [Canon LASER SHOT LBP-2410 Uninstaller]. For Windows XP: Click [Start] menu © [All Programs] © [Canon Printer Uninstaller] © [Canon LASER SHOT LBP-2410 Uninstaller]. The [Delete Printer] dialog box will appear.
  • Page 155 A message for the confirmation will be displayed. Click [Yes]. Uninstallation will start. Please wait until it completes. Click [Exit]. The [Delete Printer] dialog box will close. NOTE • For details on uninstalling the USB class driver, see "When Installation Fails," on p.
  • Page 156: Printing A Document

    Setting Printer Information Before Printing ........
  • Page 157: Printing From An Application

    Start up Adobe Acrobat Reader, then select [Page Setup] from the [File] menu. Specify the paper size of the document and printing orientation, then click [OK]. Select [Print] from the [File] menu. The printer driver will start up, and the [Print] dialog box will appear. Printing from an Application...
  • Page 158 • Number of copies - Specifies the number of copies to be printed. You can specify from 1 to 999. For more detailed settings, click [Properties]. The [Canon LASER SHOT LBP-2410 Properties] dialog box will appear. Printing from an Application...
  • Page 159 NOTE • The printer name displayed in this dialog box can be changed in the [Printers] folder (for Windows XP, the [Printers and Faxes] folder). • The display order of the printer properties dialog box may differ depending on the application being used.
  • Page 160: Canceling A Print Job

    Canceling a Print Job You can cancel, pause, or resume a print job in the Printer Status Window. Start printing. The Printer Status Window will appear. NOTE The Printer Status Window may not appear depending on the settings for [Display Printer Status Window] in the [Preferences] menu.
  • Page 161: Specifying The Print Options

    Specifying the Print Options The CAPT software of the LBP-2410 allows you to specify various print options. Display and specify the settings in the [Printer Properties] dialog box and the [Document Properties] dialog box. Display the properties dialog boxes using the following procedure according to your operating system.
  • Page 162 NOTE Printing procedures differ depending on the application. For more details, see the manual for the application. Confirm the printer name and click [Properties]. The [Document Properties] dialog box will appear. Specifying the Print Options...
  • Page 163: Displaying The [printer Properties] Dialog Box From The [printers] Folder

    Displaying the [Printer Properties] Dialog Box from the [Printers] Folder Click [Start] menu © [Settings] © [Printers]. The [Printers] folder will open. Select the [Canon LASER SHOT LBP-2410] icon, then select [Properties] from the [File] menu. Specifying the Print Options...
  • Page 164: For Windows 2000/xp

    The [Printer Properties] dialog box will appear. NOTE The [Printer Properties] dialog box can also be opened by right-clicking the [Canon LASER SHOT LBP-2410] icon and selecting [Properties] from the pop-up menu. For Windows 2000/XP In the [Document Properties] dialog box displayed from the application, settings can be specified for that particular document.
  • Page 165: Displaying The [document Properties] Dialog Box From The Application

    Application This example uses Adobe Acrobat Reader included in the accompanying CD-ROM. Select [Print] from the [File] menu in the application. The [Print] dialog box will appear. Confirm the printer name, and then click [Properties]. 4-10 Specifying the Print Options...
  • Page 166: Displaying The [document Properties] Dialog Box From The [printers] Folder

    The [Document Properties] dialog box will appear. NOTE The [Document Properties] dialog box can also be opened by right-clicking the [Canon LASER SHOT LBP-2410] icon and selecting [Properties] from the pop-up menu. Displaying the [Document Properties] Dialog Box from the [Printers] Folder Click [Start] menu ©...
  • Page 167 [Printing Preferences] from the [File] menu. The [Document Properties] dialog box will appear. NOTE The [Document Properties] dialog box can also be opened by right-clicking the [Canon LASER SHOT LBP-2410] icon and selecting [Printing Preferences] from the pop-up menu. 4-12 Specifying the Print Options...
  • Page 168: Displaying The [printer Properties] Dialog Box From The [printers] Folder

    For Windows XP Home Edition: Click [Start] menu © [Control Panel] © [Printers and Other Hardware] © [Printers and Faxes]. The [Printers] folder will appear. Select the [Canon LASER SHOT LBP-2410] icon, then select [Properties] from the [File] menu. Specifying the Print Options...
  • Page 169 The [Printer Properties] dialog box will appear. NOTE The [Printer Properties] dialog box can also be opened by right-clicking the [Canon LASER SHOT LBP-2410] icon and selecting [Properties] from the pop-up menu. 4-14 Specifying the Print Options...
  • Page 170: Setting Printer Information Before Printing

    Setting Printer Information Before Printing Before printing a job, specify the settings for the paper source options. Perform the following steps each time installing optional 250-sheet paper feeder. Click [Start] menu © [Settings] © [Printers]. For Windows XP Professional: Click [Start] menu © [Printers and Faxes].
  • Page 171 The [Printer Properties] dialog box will appear. NOTE The [Printer Properties] dialog box can also be opened by right-clicking the [Canon LASER SHOT LBP-2410] icon and selecting [Properties] from the pop-up menu. Display the [Configuration] (for Windows 98/Me) or [Device Settings] (for Windows 2000/XP) sheet and then select [250 Sheet Cassette] for [Paper Source Options].
  • Page 172: Using The Printing Options

    Using the Printing Options For Windows 98/Me The [Printer Properties] dialog box and the [Document Properties] dialog box contain the following sheets that allow you to specify the various printing options. You can switch displayed sheets by clicking the tabs.
  • Page 173: [page Setup] Sheet

    [Page Setup] Sheet You can specify the following options in the [Page Setup] sheet. I Page Size Display the [Page Size] pull-down menu, then select the page size. The page sizes that can be selected are as follows. • A3 (297 mm x 420 mm) •...
  • Page 174: Output Size

    I Output Size Display the [Output Size] pull-down menu, then select the paper size. The paper sizes that can be selected are as follows. • Match Page Size • A4 (210 mm x 297 mm) • B5 (182 mm x 257 mm) •...
  • Page 175 I Page Layout ( [N Pages per Sheet] Multiple pages can be printed on one sheet of paper. The number of pages that can be printed on one sheet of paper is 1, 2, 4, 6, 8, 9, or 16. When 2, 4, 6, 8, 9, or 16 pages per sheet is selected, the [Page Order] pull-down menu that allows you to specify the page order will be displayed.
  • Page 176 I Edit Watermark ( © p. 4-51) The dialog box will appear by clicking [Edit Watermark]. This dialog box allows you to add new watermarks and modify previously added watermarks. I Layout Options ( © p. 4-55) The dialog box will appear by clicking [Layout Options]. This dialog box allows you to specify borders, date, user name, and page numbers to be printed on the pages.
  • Page 177: [finishing] Sheet

    [Finishing] Sheet You can specify the following options for printed pages in the [Finishing] sheet. I Binding Location ( Allows you to specify which edge of the printed page is to be bound. I Gutter ( © p. 4-56) The dialog box will appear by clicking [Gutter]. This dialog box allows you to specify the width of the gutter and process the images.
  • Page 178: [paper Source] Sheet

    You can specify the following options in the [Paper Source] sheet. I Paper Selection ( © p. 4-59) When the optional 250-sheet paper feeder is installed in the printer, you can select the paper source from among the following options. • [Same Paper for All Pages] •...
  • Page 179: [quality] Sheet

    Transparency I Pause when printing the Multi-purpose Tray Allows you to specify whether the printer should pause a print job and display a message or continue the job when using paper from the multi-purpose tray. I Continue Printing with Multi-purpose Tray...
  • Page 180 I Details ( © p. 4-60) The dialog box will appear by clicking [Details]. This dialog box allows you to change the print settings to meet your needs. IMPORTANT • Using the Toner Save mode may decrease print density making printed text look patchy. •...
  • Page 181 [Matching] Sheet This sheet allows you to specify the procedure for color correction for printing. When performing color adjustment in the printer driver, the settings specified in [Matching Method] and [Monitor Profile] will be enabled. When not performing, specify the settings for the gamma correction that performs brightness of colors.
  • Page 182: [general] Sheet

    [General] Sheet Displays the printer name. Allows you to print a test page. [Details] Sheet Allows you to specify the settings for the printer port and spooling and add drivers. Using the Printing Options 4-27...
  • Page 183: [color Management] Sheet

    [Sharing] Sheet Allows you to specify the printer sharing settings. NOTE When [File and printer sharing for Microsoft Networks] is not added to the network settings, the [Sharing] sheet is not displayed. (See p. 3-57) 4-28 Using the Printing Options...
  • Page 184: [configuration] Sheet

    When the optional 250-sheet paper feeder is installed with the printer, select [250 Sheet Cassette]. I Show Icon in the Taskbar ( When this box is checked, an icon for starting up the Printer Status Window appears in the taskbar on the Windows screen. I Get Device Status Clicking [Get Device Status] automatically obtains the printer status from the printer and displays it in the printer driver settings.
  • Page 185: For Windows 2000/xp

    For Windows 2000/XP The [Printer Properties] dialog box and the [Document Properties] dialog box contain the following sheets that allow you to specify the various printing options. You can switch among sheets by clicking the tabs. This section describes the types of options that can be specified in each sheet.
  • Page 186: [page Setup] Sheet

    [Page Setup] Sheet You can specify the following options in the [Page Setup] sheet. I Page Size Display the [Page Size] pull-down menu, then select the page size. The page sizes that can be selected are as follows. • A3 (297 mm x 420 mm) •...
  • Page 187 I Output Size Display the [Output Size] pull-down menu, then select the paper size. The paper sizes that can be selected are as follows. • Match Page Size • A4 (210 mm x 297 mm) • B5 (182 mm x 257 mm) •...
  • Page 188 I Page Layout ( © p. 4-45) [N Pages per Sheet] Multiple pages can be printed on one sheet of paper. The number of pages that can be printed on one sheet of paper is 1, 2, 4, 6, 8, 9, or 16. When 2, 4, 6, 8, 9, or 16 pages per sheet is selected, the [Page Order] pull-down menu that allows you to specify the page order will be displayed.
  • Page 189: Finishing] Sheet

    I Layout Options ( The dialog box will appear by clicking [Layout Options]. This dialog box allows you to specify borders, date, user name, and page numbers to be printed on the pages. [Finishing] Sheet You can specify the following options for printed pages in the [Finishing] sheet. I Binding Location ( Allows you to specify which edge of the page is to be bound.
  • Page 190 [EMF Spooling] allows you to specify the spool file format. When the check box is checked, it is spooled in metafile format. When not, it is spooled in RAW format. If you have the printer set up as a network printer, it is set to spool in RAW format. Using the Printing Options...
  • Page 191: [paper Source] Sheet

    Envelope Transparency I Pause when printing the Multi-purpose Tray Allows you to specify whether the printer should pause a print job and display a message or continue the job when feeding paper from the multi-purpose tray. 4-36 Using the Printing Options ©...
  • Page 192: [quality] Sheet

    I Continue Printing with Multi-purpose Tray When the optional 250-sheet paper feeder is installed, this option allows you to specify whether the printer should switch the paper source to the multi-purpose tray automatically when Cassette1 runs out of paper during a print job.
  • Page 193 IMPORTANT • Using the Toner Save mode may decrease print density making printed text look patchy. • The Toner Save mode has little effect on printing data with small printing ratio. Use this function when printing data with large printing ratio such as those with images (photos), in large quantities.
  • Page 194: [general] Sheet

    [Matching] Sheet This sheet allows you to specify the procedure for color correction for printing. When performing color adjustment in the printer driver, the settings specified in [Matching Method] and [Monitor Profile] will be enabled. When not performing, specify the settings for the gamma correction that performs brightness of colors.
  • Page 195: [sharing] Sheet

    Allows you to specify the printer sharing settings. NOTE The [Sharing] sheet does not appear when the appropriate network settings is not configured. (See p. 3-63) [Ports] Sheet Allows you to add, delete, and specify a printer port. 4-40 Using the Printing Options...
  • Page 196: [advanced] Sheet

    [Advanced] Sheet Allows you to specify the time the printer is available and the settings for spooling. [Color Management] Sheet Allows you to specify the settings for the printer's color profile. Using the Printing Options 4-41...
  • Page 197: [security] Sheet

    The [Device Settings] sheet allows you to specify the paper source options and the method for displaying the Printer Status Window. I Paper Source Options ( When the optional 250-sheet paper feeder is installed with the printer, select [250 Sheet Cassette]. I Spooling at Host Allows you to specify whether jobs are spooled on the Host.
  • Page 198: [profile] Sheet

    I Show Icon in the Taskbar ( When this box is checked, an icon for starting up the Printer Status Window appears in the taskbar on the Windows screen. I Get Device Status Clicking [Get Device Status] automatically obtains the printer status from the printer and displays it in the printer driver settings.
  • Page 199 Allows you to delete an added "Profile". I Import ( © p. 4-69) Allows you to import a "Profile" saved as a file and add it to the printer driver. I Export ( © p. 4-69) Allows you to save an added or edited "Profile" as a file.
  • Page 200: Printing Multiple Pages On One Sheet

    I Allow Profile Selection Allows you to select a "Profile" in the [Document Properties] dialog box. I Allow Setting Edition Allows you to add custom settings as well as the default settings for a "Profile" in the [Document Properties] dialog box. Printing Multiple Pages on One Sheet Multiple pages can be printed on one sheet of paper.
  • Page 201: Scaling Print Output

    When 2, 4, 6, 8, 9, or 16 pages per sheet is selected, the [Page Order] pull-down menu appears. Select the desired page order. NOTE The options under the [Page Order] pull-down menu differ depending on the selected orientation and the number of pages to be printed on one sheet. Click [OK].
  • Page 202: Scaling A Document Automatically

    Scaling a Document Automatically Display the [Page Setup] sheet. Specify the page size in [Page Size]. Specify the output size in [Output Size]. Click [OK]. The scaling will be set automatically depending on the sizes specified in [Page Size] and [Output Size]. Using the Printing Options 4-47...
  • Page 203: Scaling A Document Manually

    Scaling a Document Manually Display the [Page Setup] sheet. Specify the page size in [Page Size]. Specify the output size in [Output Size]. Check [Manual Scaling], then specify the value in the spin box. Click [OK]. 4-48 Using the Printing Options...
  • Page 204: Poster Printing

    Poster Printing Allows you to magnify a single page and print it out on more than one sheet of paper. You can join these printed pages together to make one large poster. If you are using Windows 2000/XP, display the [Device Settings] sheet and select [Auto] from [Spooling at Host].
  • Page 205: Watermark Printing

    Confirm the settings, then click [OK]. NOTE • When paper is to be output with the print side facing down, the printing order of the outputs (separated into multiple pages) should be "Upper Left to Right". • When you perform poster printing, watermark printing and layout option is disabled. •...
  • Page 206: Editing Watermarks

    Select the character string to print as a watermark from the list on the right side. Confirm the settings, then click [OK]. Editing Watermarks Display the [Page Setup] sheet, check [Watermark], then click [Edit Watermark]. Using the Printing Options 4-51...
  • Page 207 The [Edit Watermark] dialog box will appear. Specify the following options as needed. [Position]: [Angle]: [Name]: [Text]: [Font]: [Style]: [Size]: [Color]: [Watermark Border]: [Watermark Type]: [Print on First Page Only]: NOTE • When adding a new watermark, click [Add]. • The default watermarks cannot be changed.
  • Page 208: Specifying A Custom Paper Size

    Specifying a Custom Paper Size Allows you to specify a custom paper size. I Windows 98/Me Display the [Page Setup] sheet, then click [Custom Paper Size]. The [Custom Paper Size Settings] dialog box will appear. Specify the following options as needed. [Paper List]: [Name of Custom Paper Size]: Enter the name of the custom paper size to be added.
  • Page 209 Display the [Printers] (Windows XP : [Printers and Faxes]) folder, then click [Server Properties] from the [File] menu. The [Printer Server Properties] dialog box will appear. Click the [Forms] sheet, then check [Create a New Form]. Specify the following options as needed.
  • Page 210: Printing Borders And Printing Dates

    After confirming the settings, click [Save Form], and then click [OK]. Printing Borders and Printing Dates Allows you to specify borders, date, and page numbers to be printed on the output pages. Display the [Page Setup] sheet, then click [Layout Options]. The [Layout Options] dialog box will appear.
  • Page 211: Gutters

    [Print User Name]: [Print Page Number]: Confirm the settings, then click [OK]. The display will return to the [Page Setup] sheet. Gutters Allows you to specify a gutter for the printed pages. Valid gutter values are from 0 to 30 mm. When a gutter value is specified, the position of the image is displaced to make room for the gutter.
  • Page 212: Specifying The Finishing Method

    The [Gutter Settings] dialog box will appear. Specify the value in the spin box. Specify the options for [Image Processing] as needed. Confirm the settings, then click [OK]. The display will return to the [Finishing] sheet. Specifying the Finishing Method Allows you to specify various settings for the finishing methods.
  • Page 213 Print quality may deteriorate depending on the type of paper or the operating environment of the printer. [Special Print Mode] provides settings that allow you to correct some problems with print quality.
  • Page 214: Specifying The Paper Feed Method

    Specify the paper source according to the option selected in [Paper Selection]. Select the type of paper to be loaded in the printer. Allows you to specify whether the printer should pause a print job and display a message or continue the job when feeding paper from the multi-purpose tray.
  • Page 215: Specifying The Print Quality

    Specifying the Print Quality Allows you to perform optimum printing by simply selecting the appropriate option from the [Objective] list in the [Quality] sheet. Display the [Quality] sheet. Select the appropriate option from [Objective]. For more detailed settings, click [Details]. The [Details Settings] dialog box will appear.
  • Page 216 Specify the following options as needed. [Gradation]: [Color Halftones]: [Monochrome Halftones]: [Enable Image Correction]: [Toner Density]: [Use Toner Save]: [Use Pure Black]: [Prioritize Printing of Colored Lines and Text]: Confirm the settings, then click [OK]. Allows you to select gradation when you print images in halftones.
  • Page 217: Specifying Color

    Specifying Color Specifying Color Mode Display the [Quality] sheet. Select the appropriate option for [Color Mode]. [Black and White]: [Full Color]: [Auto Detect]: IMPORTANT When [Auto Detect] is selected, some black-and-white pages may be printed in [Full Color]. Confirm the settings, then click [OK]. 4-62 Using the Printing Options Prints in black and white, even for color print data.
  • Page 218: Specifying Color

    Specifying Color Display the [Quality] sheet, check [Manual Color Settings], and then click [Color Settings]. The [Color Settings] dialog box will appear. Display the [Color Adjustment] sheet, then specify the following options as needed. [Adjustment Grid]: Adjust color by moving [Preview Image] at the center of the Adjustment Grid from side to side or up and down.
  • Page 219 Display the [Matching] sheet, then specify the following options as needed. [Matching Mode]: [Matching Method]: [Monitor Profile]: [Gamma]: [Use CanoFine] (Windows 2000/ XP only): [Enhanced Saturation] (Windows 2000/XP only): [Single-page Batch Processing] (Windows 2000/XP only): Confirm the settings, then click [OK]. The display will return to the [Quality] sheet.
  • Page 220: Printing Color Samples (windows 2000/xp Only)

    Printing Color Samples (Windows 2000/XP only) After specifying the settings in the [Color Adjustment] sheet, you can print a before-adjustment image and an after-adjustment image on one sheet of paper. This is useful to compare the results of the adjustment. Display the [Quality] sheet and check [Manual Color Settings], and then click [Color Settings].
  • Page 221: Specifying Profiles

    If you are using Windows 2000/XP, up to 50 "Profiles" for each user account can be added. • When the printer name has changed, any added "Profile" cannot be imported. To import the "Profile", change the printer name to its previous one. •...
  • Page 222: Adding A Profile

    Adding a Profile Click [ ] (Add Profile). The [Add Profile] dialog box will appear. Enter the name of the "Profile" in [Name]. [Icon] allows you to select the icon for the "Profile". Enter any comments in [Comment] as needed. NOTE Up to 31 characters for [Name] and 255 characters for [Comment] can be entered.
  • Page 223 G Confirming the Printer Settings ❑ Click [View Settings]. ❑ By clicking [OK], the display will return to the [Add Profile] dialog box. Click [OK]. The display will return to the [Properties] sheet. Confirm that the name of the added "Profile" is in the [Profile] drop-down list.
  • Page 224: Editing / Deleting Profile

    Editing / Deleting Profile Allows you to change or save the Profile information and delete it from [Profile List]. Click [ ] (Edit Profile). The [Edit Profile] dialog box will appear. Edit the Profile information. G Editing Method ❑ You can change the settings for [Name], [Icon], and [Comment]. ❑...
  • Page 225: Editing Print Jobs

    ❑ When [Import] is clicked, Windows imports the Profile information from a saved file. ❑ When [Export] is clicked, Windows exports the selected "Profile" to a file. The "Profile" saved in the file can be used again even when it is deleted from the list.
  • Page 226 Click [OK]. Specify the settings in each sheet, then click [OK]. Click [OK] or [Print]. The [Canon PageComposer] dialog box will appear, and the print job will be displayed on the list. Using the Printing Options...
  • Page 227: Viewing The Printer Settings / Restoring The Default Settings

    Edit the print job(s) on the list in the [Canon PageComposer] dialog box. NOTE • For more details of setting procedures for the [Canon PageComposer] dialog box, refer to online help for Canon PageComposer. • When the [Edit and Preview] mode is selected in the [Printer Properties] dialog box and [ you print.
  • Page 228: Viewing The Printer Settings

    Viewing the Printer Settings Click [View Settings]. The [View Settings] dialog box will appear. By clicking the [Page Setup], [Finishing], [Paper Source], [Quality], or [Configuration] / [Device Settings] tab, you can view the settings for each sheet at the same time.
  • Page 229: Restoring The Default Settings

    Restoring the Default Settings To restore the default settings, click [Restore Defaults]. Only the same settings as the ones that are displayed in the [Restore Defaults] sheet can be restored to the default settings. The settings in the [Page Setup], [Finishing], [Paper Source], [Quality] and [Configuration] / [Device Settings] sheets can not be restored all at once to the default settings.
  • Page 230: Printer Status Window

    Printer Status Window Printer Status Window displays the printer status of the LBP-2410 (such as the operation status and print job information) with messages, animation, sound, and icons. Using the Printer Status Window The Printer Status Window's function is the same on both Windows 98/Me and Windows 2000/XP.
  • Page 231: Displaying The Printer Status Window

    Progress Bar Toolbar Job Information Area Status Bar Displaying the Printer Status Window There are two ways to display the Printer Status Window. • Start up by clicking [ the [Page Setup] sheet in the [Printer Properties] dialog box. 4-76 Printer Status Window Shows an animated graphic indicating the current printer status.
  • Page 232: Setting Preferences

    Settings] sheet, then check [Show Icon in the Taskbar]. The icon for the Printer Status Window will be displayed in the Windows Taskbar. Click the icon, then click [Canon LASER SHOT LBP-2410] to display the Printer Status Window. The Printer Status Window appears automatically during a print job or when an error has occurred.
  • Page 233 Select [Preferences] from the [Options] menu. The [Preferences] dialog box will appear. Confirm each of the settings, then click [OK]. NOTE For detailed information on operations for the Printer Status Window, see the Online Help. 4-78 Printer Status Window...
  • Page 234: Register Paper Size Menu

    Basically, you cannot register a paper size during a print job, so make sure that the printer is not printing when registering. It is possible to register a paper size even in the middle of printing as long as one of the following messages is displayed.
  • Page 235: Consumables/counters Menu

    You can also obtain the same result by clicking [ the Printer Status Window. Refresh the Printer Status Window Menu Selecting [Refresh] from the [Options] menu obtains the printer status and refreshes the Printer Status Window display. You can also obtain the same result by clicking [ Window) in the Printer Status Window.
  • Page 236: Displaying Status When A Print Server Is Used

    The status of a network printer can be displayed on the client's Printer Status Window as well as on the print server. If the print server is not running when the Printer Status Window starts up, the status will be displayed automatically when the print server starts up.
  • Page 237 4-82 Printer Status Window...
  • Page 238: Routine Maintenance

    Performing Calibration for the Printer ........
  • Page 239: Replacing The Toner Cartridges

    When a Message Appears Toner cartridges are consumable products. When a toner cartridge has reached its lifetime, one of the following messages will appear in the Printer Status Window, therefore, take measures according to the message. Message Cartridge may need to be replaced soon.
  • Page 240: Indications In The [consumables/counters] Dialog Box

    NOTE The lifetime of toner cartridges for this printer is indicated as follows. The number of pages is based on printing a typical document (with a printing ratio of approximately 5 % and print density set to default).
  • Page 241 The meaning of the icons is indicated as follows. (The black toner cartridge is used as an example.) Replacing the Toner Cartridges ] (Consumables/Counters) on the Printer Status Icon Ready to print. Replacement is needed soon. Have another toner cartridge available.
  • Page 242: Replacing The Toner Cartridge

    Replacing the Toner Cartridge When <Toner Cartridge Replacement Required> appears in the Printer Status Window, replace the toner cartridge of the indicated color with a new toner cartridge. WARNING Do not burn or throw used toner cartridges into open flames, as this may cause the toner remaining inside the cartridges to ignite resulting in burns or a fire.
  • Page 243 If the desired toner cartridge is not at the place for replacing, close the cover, then open it again when the sound of printer operation stops. Repeat the opening and closing of the upper cover until the replacing toner cartridge comes up to the replacing position.
  • Page 244 Keep the protective bag in which the cartridge came in. It may be required when taking out the toner cartridge for printer maintenance. • Be careful not to hold or touch the prohibited portions such as the sensor or electrical contacts. It may result in damage to the printer. Electrical contacts Sensor...
  • Page 245 Hold the toner cartridge as shown in the figure, shake it gently 5 or 6 times from side to side to evenly distribute the toner inside. IMPORTANT • If toner is not distributed evenly, it may result in a deterioration in print quality. Be sure to carry out this procedure properly.
  • Page 246: Toner Cartridge

    Do not touch or hold the developing roller. The image quality may deteriorate if you do. Do not apply shock to the toner cartridge memory or bring it near magnetic waves as this may result in damage to the printer. Toner cartridge...
  • Page 247 • Dispose of the sealing tape according to local regulations. Hold the grip on the toner cartridge and install it in the printer. Position the triangular mark on the toner cartridge with the triangular mark on the printer and install the toner cartridge.
  • Page 248 Close the upper cover. Hold the grip on the upper cover and close it gently. The toner cartridge holder will rotate automatically. Press (Toner Replacement) for 2 seconds when the sound of printer operation stops. Toner replacement key Replacing the Toner Cartridges 5-11...
  • Page 249: Precautions For Handling Toner Cartridges

    IMPORTANT • If a toner cartridge is removed from the printer during maintenance, attach the protective cover immediately and place it in the protective bag that it came in or wrap it with a thick cloth.
  • Page 250 • Be sure to use a new toner cartridge within the expiration date indicated on the package. • Using a genuine Canon toner cartridge is recommended. Replacing the Toner Cartridges 5-13...
  • Page 251: Storing Toner Cartridges

    Do not remove a new toner cartridge from the protective bag until it is ready to be used. • If a toner cartridge has to be removed from the printer for maintenance, attach the protective cover immediately and place it in the protective bag that it came in or wrap it with a thick cloth.
  • Page 252: Replacing The Drum Cartridge

    * It is the amount of pages for which a drum cartridge will last when printing A4 size plain paper continuously on Canon evaluation standard. The amount may be reduced to about half depending on paper type or paper size and when intermittent printing has been performed. (Intermittent printing is printing by certain amount of pages at intervals.)
  • Page 253: Indications In The [consumables/counters] Dialog Box

    Indications in the [Consumables/Counters] Dialog Box A [Consumables/Counters] dialog box that gives you an idea of the time for replacing a drum cartridge is located in the Printer Status Window. The status of a drum cartridge is displayed in the [Consumables/Counters] dialog box.
  • Page 254: Replacing The Drum Cartridge

    IMPORTANT • Use only a drum cartridge intended for use with this printer. • The inner portion of the printer must be cleaned when replacing a drum cartridge, therefore, have a soft, dry cloth available. Definition Ready to print. Replacement is needed soon. Prepare another drum cartridge.
  • Page 255 Open the upper cover. Hold the grip on the upper cover and open it until it stops. Remove the drum cartridge from the printer. Push the drum cartridge in the direction of the arrow a, and lift it straight up b.
  • Page 256 WARNING Clean the printer using a soft, dry cloth. Do not use alcohol, benzene, paint thinner, or other flammable substances. Check detergent for flammability prior to use. If flammable substances come into contact with a high-voltage area inside the printer, it may result in a fire or electrical...
  • Page 257 Be careful not to hold or touch the portions that are not described for this procedure such as the sensors. It may result in damage to the printer. Sensors •...
  • Page 258 Remove the packing materials c and d by turning them in the direction of the arrows until they stop and pulling them away. Remove the packing materials e and f by holding the grips and pulling them in the direction of the arrows. Hold the packing material g and remove it as shown in the figure.
  • Page 259 IMPORTANT • Do not hold or touch the electrical contacts. It may result in damage to the printer. • Do not hold or touch the imaging transfer belt. The image quality may deteriorate. Do not apply shock to the drum cartridge memory or bring it near magnetic waves.
  • Page 260 Hold the drum cartridge with both hands and install it in the printer. Position the triangular mark on the drum cartridge with the triangular mark on the printer and install the drum cartridge a. Lock the drum cartridge by pushing it down toward you b. IMPORTANT Lock the drum cartridge securely so that it may be in the state shown in the figure.
  • Page 261: Precautions For Handling The Drum Cartridge

    Be careful not to hold or touch the portions that are not described for this procedure such as the sensor. It may result in damage to the printer. Drum protective...
  • Page 262 If a drum cartridge has to be removed from the printer for maintenance, attach the protective cover immediately and place it in the protective bag that it came in. • Do not hold or touch the electrical contacts. It may result in damage to the printer. Electrical contacts...
  • Page 263: Storing A Drum Cartridge

    Do not remove a new drum cartridge from the protective bag until it is ready to be used. • If a drum cartridge has to be removed from the printer for maintenance, place it in the protective bag that it came in or wrap it with a thick cloth immediately.
  • Page 264: Performing Calibration For The Printer

    For Windows XP Home Edition: Click [Start] menu © [Control Panel] © [Printers and Other Hardware] © [Printers and Faxes]. The [Printers] or [Printers and Faxes] folder will appear. Select the [Canon LASER SHOT LBP-2410] icon, then select [Properties] (for Windows 98/Me) or [Printing Preferences] (for Windows 2000/XP) from the [File] menu.
  • Page 265 Display the [Page Setup] sheet, then click [ Printer Status Window). The Printer Status Window will appear. Click the [Options] menu, point to [Utility], and then click [Calibration]. Calibration will be started. It takes approximately 65 seconds to complete calibration. Please wait until it completes.
  • Page 266: Cleaning The Fusing Roller

    A cleaning page cannot be printed on paper in size other than A4. Be sure to use A4 paper. Open the multi-purpose tray. Hold the grip at the center of the front surface of the printer. Cleaning the Fusing Roller 5-29...
  • Page 267 Pull out the auxiliary tray Load A4 paper on the multi-purpose tray. Display the Printer Status Window. For details on displaying the Printer Status Window, see "Displaying the Printer Status Window," on p. 4-76. 5-30 Cleaning the Fusing Roller and open the extension tray...
  • Page 268 first. When other paper has already been loaded in the multi-purpose tray, load the cleaning page, then click [ The paper will go into the printer slowly to start cleaning the fusing roller. ] (resume). Cleaning the Fusing Roller...
  • Page 269 NOTE • It takes approximately 3 minutes to clean the roller. • The cleaning process cannot be canceled. Please wait until it ends. 5-32 Cleaning the Fusing Roller...
  • Page 270: Cleaning The Printer

    When using a mild detergent, be sure that it is mixed with water. • Grease or oil does not have to be applied to this printer. Be sure not to apply grease or oil. Turn OFF the printer and unplug the cord from the AC outlet.
  • Page 271 If a neutral detergent was used for cleaning, be sure to wipe away the detergent with a soft cloth dampened with water. After wiping with a damp cloth, wipe the printer with a dry cloth. When the printer is completely dry, plug the power cord into the AC outlet.
  • Page 272: Moving The Printer

    3.2 kg / Drum cartridge: 2.5 kg) Be careful not to hurt your back or other portions of your body when carrying the printer. • Be sure not to hold portions other than the grips for moving the printer. The printer may drop and result in personal injuries. •...
  • Page 273: Moving The Printer

    Turn OFF the printer and unplug the cord from the AC outlet. Remove all interface cables and the power cord. Carry the printer unit. Hold the grips located on both sides of the printer securely with both hands. Set the printer down carefully at the place of installation. CAUTION When installing the printer, gently lower the printer onto the floor or the...
  • Page 274: When The 250-sheet Paper Feeder Is Installed

    Do not move the printer with the optional 250-sheet feeder installed. • Be sure not to hold the paper cassette or any portions other that the grips for moving the printer. The printer may drop and result in personal injuries. Moving the Printer 5-37...
  • Page 275 Turn OFF the printer and unplug the cord from the AC outlet. Remove all interface cables and the power cord. Detach the printer from the paper feeder. Hold the grips located on both sides of the printer securely with both hands. 5-38 Moving the Printer...
  • Page 276 Be sure that a space for attaching cables, etc. is secured at the place of installation. Set the printer slowly on the paper feeder. Set the printer by adjusting the grips to the grooves on the paper feeder. Grips for moving Pockets CAUTION When installing the printer, gently lower the printer onto the floor or other...
  • Page 277 Connect the power cord and all interface cables. Connect the power plug into the AC outlet. 5-40 Moving the Printer...
  • Page 278: Handling The Printer

    Follow the precautions below so that high-quality printing can be maintained constantly. IMPORTANT • Do not place any heavy objects on the printer or multi-purpose tray. It may result in damage to the printer. • Do not leave the upper cover opened longer than required. Exposing to direct sunlight or strong light may result in a deterioration in print quality.
  • Page 279: Precaution For Storing The Printer

    If you are attaching a cover to the printer, attach the cover when the printer has been turned OFF and has cooled down sufficiently. • If you do not plan to use the printer for a long period of time, unplug the power cord from the power outlet. •...
  • Page 280: Optional Equipment

    Optional Equipment This chapter describes the optional items and the methods for installing them to the printer. Optional Equipment ........... . . 6-2 250-sheet Paper Feeder.
  • Page 281: 250-sheet Paper Feeder

    Optional Equipment The following options are available in order to use this printer to its full extent. Purchase an option to fulfill your needs. Please contact your Canon dealer. 250-sheet Paper Feeder A 250-sheet paper feeder can be installed at the bottom of this printer. Up to approximately 250 sheets of plain paper (64 g/m Letter, and Executive can be loaded in this cassette.
  • Page 282: Installing The 250-sheet Paper Feeder

    Installing the 250-sheet Paper Feeder Installation Space Dimensions of each part, foot positions, and the space required for using the printer with the 250-sheet paper feeder installed is indicated in the figure. Dimensions of the Printer Required Peripheral Space When loading legal size paper, it is 1,232 mm.
  • Page 283: Confirming The Package Contents

    Install the 250-sheet paper feeder under the printer in the following procedure. WARNING Be sure that the printer is OFF, the power cord is unplugged, and all interface cables and power cord are disconnected from the printer before installing the 250-sheet paper feeder.
  • Page 284 Turn OFF the printer and unplug the cord from the AC outlet. Remove all interface cables and the power cord. Move the printer from the installed area. Hold the grips located on both sides of the printer securely with both hands. CAUTION •...
  • Page 285 • Be sure not to hold portions other than the grips for moving the printer. The printer may drop and result in personal injuries. • The back portion of the printer is relatively heavy. Be careful not to get off-balanced when lifting the printer. The printer may drop and result in personal injuries.
  • Page 286 Pull out the paper cassette from the paper feeder. Remove the tape that is securing the paper guide at the back. Push down the paper cassette plate material by turning it to the leftward , remove the packing Installing the 250-sheet Paper Feeder...
  • Page 287 Set the paper cassette in the paper feeder. Set the printer slowly on the paper feeder. Set the printer by adjusting the grips to the pockets on the paper feeder. CAUTION When installing the printer, gently lower the printer onto the floor or other printer to avoid catching your hands, as this may result in personal injuries.
  • Page 288: Removing The 250-sheet Paper Feeder

    Remove the paper feeder in the following procedure. WARNING Be sure that the printer is turned OFF, the power cord is unplugged, and all interface cables and power cord are disconnected from the printer before removing the paper feeder. Otherwise, it may damage the power cord or interface cables and result in a fire or electrical shock.
  • Page 289: Installing The Network Board (axis 1611)

    Client (Windows 98/Me/2000/XP) Client (Windows 98/Me/2000/XP) * When Windows XP is used as a print server, NetBIOS and NetBEUI cannot be used as a protocol between the print server and the printer. LBP-2410 (AXIS 1611 Installed) : NetBIOS/NetBEUI : TCP/IP...
  • Page 290: Confirming The Package Contents

    Confirming the Package Contents Confirm that the following items are contained in the package before installing the network board. If an item is missing or damaged, please contact your Canon dealer. NOTE This network board does not come with a LAN cable. Please purchase one that matches your network.
  • Page 291: Parts And Their Functions

    CAUTION • Be sure that the printer is OFF, and that all interface cables and power cable are disconnected when installing a network board. Replacing with the power ON or cables and wires connected may result in an electrical shock.
  • Page 292 - Touch a metal object to dissipate static electricity before handling the printer. - Do not touch anything that generates static electricity such as the computer display while working.
  • Page 293 • Do not touch the network board parts, printed wire, or connectors with your hands. • Insert the printer connector on the network board securely into the connector in the expansion board slot. 6-14 Installing the Network Board (AXIS 1611)
  • Page 294 Secure the top and bottom sections of the network board with the 2 screws. Connect the LAN cable to the connector of the network board. Connect a LAN cable that is compatible to the LAN connector on the network board according to the network. Connect the other end of the LAN cable to the hub.
  • Page 295: Removing The Network Board

    CAUTION • Be sure that the printer is OFF, and that all interface cables and power cord are disconnected. Replacing with the power ON or cables and wires connected may result in an electrical shock. •...
  • Page 296 Turn OFF the printer and unplug the power cord from the AC outlet. Remove all interface cables and the power cord. Remove the 2 screws, then remove the network board. Store the network board in the protective bag that it came in.
  • Page 297 6-18 Installing the Network Board (AXIS 1611)
  • Page 298: Troubleshooting

    Paper Jam Behind the Printer ........
  • Page 299: When You Have Trouble Printing

    When You Have Trouble Printing If your printer is unable to print or you have problems with the printer or print quality, use this map to find the appropriate page for help. Printer Does Not Print Printer Status Window Displays an...
  • Page 300: Alarm Lamp

    Alarm Lamp When a problem has occurred in the printer, the Alarm lamp (red) goes on or blinks. When the Alarm lamp is on, a service error is occurring. In this case, "Service Call," on p. 7-25. When the Alarm lamp is blinking, take measures according to the direction of the Printer Status Window.
  • Page 301: Paper Jams

    Paper Jams One of the following messages will appear in the Printer Status Window when a paper jam occurs. Remove the jammed paper according to the displayed message. <Paper Jam inside Printer> <Paper Jam behind Printer> WARNING There are some areas inside the printer which are subject to high-voltages.
  • Page 302 When removing jammed paper, be careful not to cut your hands with the edges of paper. IMPORTANT • Applying excess force may result in tearing the paper or damaging the printer. When removing the paper, pull the paper in the proper direction judging from the position of the paper. •...
  • Page 303: Paper Jam Inside The Printer

    Paper Jam Inside the Printer If the message <Paper Jam inside Printer> appears in the Printer Status Window, remove the paper in the following procedure. If paper is jammed in the output tray, remove the jammed paper. If paper is jammed in the multi-purpose tray, remove the jammed paper.
  • Page 304 G Pull out the paper cassette. G Remove the jammed paper. IMPORTANT If the jammed paper cannot be removed easily, proceed to the next step. Do not try to remove it forcefully. G Set the paper cassette in the printer. Paper Jams...
  • Page 305 Open the upper cover. Hold the grip on the upper cover and open it until it stops. Remove the drum cartridge from the printer. Push the drum cartridge in the direction of the arrow a, and lift it straight up b.
  • Page 306 Sensors • Do not expose the drum cartridge to direct sunlight or strong light. • Do not hold or touch the electrical contacts. It may result in damage to the printer. Electrical contacts Electrical contacts s protective shutter. Be careful not...
  • Page 307 Do not hold or touch the imaging transfer belt. The image quality may deteriorate. Do not apply shock to the drum cartridge memory or bring it near magnetic waves. It may result in damage to the printer. Place the drum cartridge in the protective bag.
  • Page 308 Hold the drum cartridge with both hands and install it in the printer. Position the triangular mark on the drum cartridge with the triangular mark on the printer and install the drum cartridge a. Lock the drum cartridge by pushing it down toward you b. Paper Jams...
  • Page 309 Hold the grip on the upper cover and close it gently. If the message is still displayed after closing the upper cover, pieces of torn paper may still be remaining inside. Re-check the various sections of the printer and remove all pieces of the jammed paper from inside the printer.
  • Page 310: Paper Jam Behind The Printer

    Paper Jam Behind the Printer If the message <Paper Jam behind Printer> appears in the Printer Status Window, remove the paper using the following procedure. CAUTION The fuser unit and its surroundings inside the printer may become hot during use. When replacing fuser unit, do not touch the fuser unit and its surroundings, as doing so may result in burns or electrical shock.
  • Page 311 Open the upper cover. Hold the grip on the upper cover and open it until it stops. Remove the drum cartridge from the printer. Push the drum cartridge in the direction of the arrow a, and lift it straight up b.
  • Page 312 Sensors • Do not expose the drum cartridge to direct sunlight or strong light. • Do not hold or touch the electrical contacts. It may result in damage to the printer. Electrical contacts Electrical contacts s protective shutter. Be careful not...
  • Page 313 If no paper jam has been found yet after performing the procedure up until this step, the paper may be jammed in the fuser unit at the back of the printer. In this case, skip Step 7 to Step 9 and start with Step 10 ( © p. 7-19) to remove the jammed paper.
  • Page 314 Hold the drum cartridge with both hands and install it in the printer. Position the triangular mark on the drum cartridge with the triangular mark on the printer and install the drum cartridge a. Lock the drum cartridge by pushing it down toward you b. Paper Jams...
  • Page 315 IMPORTANT Lock the drum cartridge securely so that it may be in the state shown in the figure. Close the upper cover. Hold the grip on the upper cover and close it gently. If the message is still displayed after closing the upper cover, proceed to the following procedure.
  • Page 316 If the paper jam message is still displayed, press the power switch to turn the printer OFF from the AC outlet CAUTION The fuser unit and its periphery can become extremely hot during operation. Perform the following procedure after the fuser unit has cooled down completely.
  • Page 317 Turn the lock release levers located on the back of the printer in the direction of the arrow and release the lock. Hold the grip on the fuser unit and remove it. CAUTION The fuser unit weighs approximately 1.5 kg, and it is heavier on the back side.
  • Page 318 IMPORTANT If the paper completely winds around the fusing roller and is impossible to be removed, contact your Canon dealer. Hold the grip on the fuser unit and install it securely. Lock the fuser unit by turning the two lock release levers in the direction of the arrow.
  • Page 319: Paper Jam In The Drum Cartridge

    Plug the power cord in the AC outlet. Press the power switch and turn the printer ON. If the message is still displayed after turning the printer ON, pieces of torn paper may still be remaining inside. Re-check the various sections of the printer and remove all pieces of the jammed paper from inside the printer.
  • Page 320 Turn the knob on the drum cartridge in the direction of the arrow. Lift the cover and remove the jammed paper IMPORTANT Do not touch the imaging transfer belt. The image quality may deteriorate. Imaging transfer belt Paper Jams 7-23...
  • Page 321 Proceed to the next steps to remove the jammed paper. When removing paper jammed inside the printer © (Step 6 © p. 7-10) When removing paper jammed behind the printer © (Step 5 © p. 7-16)
  • Page 322: Service Call

    Service Call When a problem has occurred and the printer does not work properly, the Alarm lamp (red) goes on and the service error shown in the figure appears. If the error has appeared, cycle the power of the printer using the following procedure.
  • Page 323 Note down the four-digit alphanumeric displayed in the Printer Status Window. Turn the printer OFF, then unplug the power plug from the AC outlet. Contact your Canon dealer. When contacting your Canon dealer, please report the problems and the four-digit alphanumeric. 7-26 Service Call...
  • Page 324: Print Quality Problems

    For details on paper jams, see "Paper Jams," on p. 7-4. • If a symptom that is not indicated in this section occurs, if the indicated remedy does not solve the problem, or if you cannot determine the problem, consult your Canon dealer. White streaks appear. Cause The drum in the drum cartridge has deteriorated or is damaged.
  • Page 325 The printer is exposed to direct sunlight or strong light. Remedy Move the printer where it will not be exposed to direct sunlight or strong light. Alternatively, move the strong light source away from the printer. A portion of a page is not printed.
  • Page 326 Paper comes out wrinkled. Cause 1 Paper is not loaded properly in the paper cassette installed in the optional 250-sheet paper feeder. Remedy Load paper in the paper cassette properly. (See "Printing from the Paper Cassette," on p. 2-38.) Cause 2 Paper in the multi-purpose tray is loaded diagonally.
  • Page 327 Remedy 1 Specify [Paper Type] in the printer driver to [Plain Paper]. Specify [Paper Type] in the [Paper Source] sheet. Remedy 2 Specify [Special Print Mode] in the printer driver to [Special Settings 6]. If the problem is solved, return [Special Print Mode] to [Off].
  • Page 328 Remedy 1 Specify [Paper Type] in the printer driver to [Heavy Paper]. Specify [Paper Type] in the [Paper Source] sheet. Remedy 2 Specify [Special Print Mode] in the printer driver to [Special Settings 5]. If the problem is solved, return [Special Print Mode] to [Off].
  • Page 329 Cause 2 Proper paper is not being used. Remedy Replace the paper to a type that can be used with this printer. (See "Paper Requirements," on p. 2-2.) IMPORTANT If the problem is not corrected after applying the remedies above, it is considered that the lifetime of the fuser unit has been reached.
  • Page 330 The print result is inconsistent. Cause 1 Proper paper is not being used. Remedy Replace the paper with a type that can be used with this printer. (See "Paper Requirements," on p. 2-2.) Cause 2 The toner cartridge has reached its lifetime.
  • Page 331 Remedy 1 Do not specify a fill-pattern in the application and print again. Remedy 2 Change the [Color Halftones] setting in the printer driver to [Gradation] or [Color Tone]. Specify [Color Halftones] in the [Details Settings] dialog box by clicking [Details] in the [Quality] sheet.
  • Page 332 The displayed color and printed color differ when printing photos, etc. Cause The method for adjusting color on the screen (RGB) and in the printer (YMCK) is different. Therefore, there may be cases when the color on the screen cannot be printed out exactly as it appears.
  • Page 333: When Nothing Is Printed

    Print a test page. G For Windows 98/Me ❑ Click the [Printer Property] dialog box © [General] © [Print Test Page] in order. G For Windows 2000/XP ❑ Click the [Printer Property] dialog box © [General] © [Print Test Page] in order.
  • Page 334: Installation Problems

    *For Windows XP, this is [Local printer attached to this computer]. Problems During Network Installation The name of the print server or common printer is not listed in the [Common Printer] list box. Cause 1 The print server has not been started.
  • Page 335: Miscellaneous Problems

    Miscellaneous Problems CAPT does not function properly. Cause 1 LBP-2410 is not specified as the default printer. Remedy Specify it as the default printer. Cause 2 The CAPT software may not be installed properly. Remedy Print from the application to check if the CAPT software is installed properly. If printing is not normal, uninstall the CAPT software and install it again.
  • Page 336: Appendix

    Appendix This chapter describes the specifications of the printer along with related terms, index, maintenance services, and the method for upgrading the software. Specifications ............8-2 Hardware Specifications .
  • Page 337: Specifications

    (This is because the safety function that prevents damage caused by heat becomes active.) 0 second (Less than 120 seconds when the printer is turned on.) B&W Approx. 15.7 seconds Color Approx.
  • Page 338 Average during operation: Approx. 376 W* Average during standby: Approx. 21 W* Maximum: 1102 W* or less The values are for when the printer is in a normal condition. Power consumption is 1067 W or less when all optional equipments are installed. However, the momentum peak when the printer is turned ON is excluded.
  • Page 339: Software Specifications

    It is the amount of pages for which a drum cartridge will last when printing A4 size plain paper Drum continuously on Canon evaluation standard. The Cartridge amount may be reduced to about half depending on paper type or paper size and when intermittent printing has been performed.
  • Page 340: Dimensions Of Each Part

    Dimensions of Each Part I Printer • Standard specification Sub Output Tray • Specification when installed with 250-Sheet Paper Feeder Sub Output Tray I 250-sheet Paper Feeder 437.5 Upper Cover Multi-purpose Tray (mm) Upper Cover Multi-purpose Tray (mm) (mm) (mm)
  • Page 341: About Color Printing

    About Color Printing This section describes the fundamentals of colors and the method for color printing from this printer. The Three Primary Colors of Light and Color The colors that you see in the computer display are expressed from the three primary colors of light which are red, green, and blue.
  • Page 342: Method For Expressing Color

    Method for Expressing Color Paint is mixed on a pallet to create various colors. This cannot be done inside a printer or on a display, therefore, color is expressed with a group of color dots. Pallet Display / Printer On the display, various colors are expressed by stressing and destressing the light of red, green, and blue dots.
  • Page 343: Mechanism Of Color Printing

    In color printing, the shape and color of images are expressed in groups of minute cyan, magenta, yellow, and black dots. Therefore, image data input in the printer are dissolved into cyan, magenta, yellow, and black. The data is developed in each cartridge, and toner is transferred onto paper repeatedly.
  • Page 344: To Achieve More Beautiful Results In Smoother Operations

    When printing color images, the capacity of the printer will drop considerably if the desired color cannot be obtained, or if the image quality deteriorates, or if it takes a long time to print data. A printer can be used to its full extend with small adjustments or concerns.
  • Page 345 I Selecting a print mode according to the contents Specify gradation to standard for printing documents that do not required high image quality such as text documents, reports or presentation references that consist of mainly with graphics, or black-and-white data. The speed for printing can be increased by changing to this mode.
  • Page 346: Netspot Device Installer

    Network board (AXIS 1611). NOTE The utility software of the NetSpot Device Installer may not included depending on the CD-ROM being used. In this case, access the web site of Canon and download to them. NetSpot Device Installer 8-11...
  • Page 347: Netspot Console

    NOTE The utility software of the NetSpot Console may not included depending on the CD-ROM being used. In this case, access the web site of Canon and download to them. System Requirements The following system environment is required to use NetSpot Console.
  • Page 348: Devices That Can Be Maintained

    I Client • Web browser - Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.01 or later version - Netscape Navigator 4.0 or later version IMPORTANT • When using Internet Explorer on Windows, and where build 3309 of Microsoft VM (Microsoft Virtual Machine) or earlier version is installed, a device map may not properly be displayed.
  • Page 349: Installing Netspot Console

    Before installing the software, log on to Windows 2000/XP as an Administrator. • As following procedure is available to the CD-ROM includes the Netspot Console. When downloading the Netspot Console from website of Canon, to installing for procedure it, see the Readme.txt file. Insert the CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive.
  • Page 350: Using Netspot Console

    NOTE The Internet short cut for NetSpotConsole will be added to the [Start] menu in the computer on which NetSpot Console is installed. You can select [Start] menu © [Programs] © [NetSpot Console] © [NetSpot Console]. Using NetSpot Console For details about how to use NetSpot Console, see the online manual and help pages.
  • Page 351: Index

    Borders, 4-55 Brightness, 4-63 Calibration, 5-27 Canceling a Print Job, 4-5 8-16 Index Canon Printer Uninstaller, 3-48 CAPT (Canon Advanced Printing Technology), Cleaning Fusing Roller, 5-29 Printer, 5-33 Client, 3-56, 3-64 [Color Adjustment] Sheet, 4-26, 4-38 Color Halftones, 4-61 [Color Management] Sheet, 4-28, 4-41...
  • Page 352 Multi-Purpose Tray, 2-15 Paper Cassette (250-sheet Paper Feeder), 2-38 Transparencies, 2-23 Local Installation, 3-56 Local printer, 3-16, 3-29, 3-43 Lock Release Lever, 1-5, 7-20 MAC Address Label, 6-12 Manual Color Settings, 4-25, 4-38, 4-63 Manual Scaling, 4-20, 4-33 Matching Method, 4-64...
  • Page 353 Print Server, 3-56 Printable Paper, 2-2 Printable Paper Types, 2-3 Printer Cleaning, 5-33 Moving the Printer, 5-35 Parts and Their Functions, 1-4 Precautions for Handling the Printer, 5-41 Storing the Printer, 5-42 Printer Connector, 6-12 Printer Driver Installation, 3-4 Uninstallation, 3-69...
  • Page 354 Printer name, 3-14, 3-18, 3-32, 3-46 Printer Properties Windows 2000/XP, 4-13, 4-30 Windows 98/Me, 4-8, 4-17 Printer Sharing Function, 3-56 Printer Sharing Settings Windows 2000/XP, 3-63 Windows 98/Me, 3-60 Printer Status Window Consumables/Counters, 4-80 Display, 4-76 Function, 4-75 Preferences, 4-77...
  • Page 355 Uninstalling, 3-69 Upper Cover, 1-4 Cable, 1-12 Class Driver, 3-7, 3-11, 3-22, 3-37, 3-70 Connector, 1-5 Use CanoFine, 4-64 Use Pure Black, 4-61 Use Toner Save, 4-61 Ventilation Slot (air intake slot), 1-5 Ventilation Slot (exhaust slot), 1-5 Watermark, 4-20, 4-33, 4-50 When Nothing is Printed, 7-36 8-20 Index...
  • Page 356: Location Of The Serial Number

    The label is required for the service engineer to check the serial number for service or maintenance. Be sure not to peel it off. I Inside the upper cover I Packaging box (on the side) Serial number LBP-2410 7870A001[ AA ] Serial number CANON INC. Made in Japan Location of the Serial Number 8-21...
  • Page 357 ©CANON INC. 2003 MADE IN JAPAN...

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