Printer User Guide Overview Getting Ready Printing Appendices Having Difficulty? Click Here Troubleshooting Printer Features Paper and Accessories Setup Paper Cassette Preparations Printing Precautions Printing from Printing from Cameras Computers Maintenance, Storage and Transport Handling Safety Precautions Precautions I’d Like To... Tasks and Index Component Guide and Functions Other Accessories...
This guide primarily uses illustrations of the SELPHY CP750 and its LCD monitor. Unless otherwise noted, the instructions are the same for the SELPHY CP740. Similarly, the screen shots from the LCD monitor show a “P” for the Postcard-Size ink cassette. The camera examples in this guide show digital still cameras.
• Only the SELPHY CP750 supports infrared data transmission. Before connecting the printer to a computer, ensure that you install the printer driver software and application programs. Install the software from the supplied CD-ROM, the Compact Photo Printer Solution Disk. Appendices Back...
Return to Cover Page Overview Paper Media and Printing Features Postcard Size Paper Print postcards bearing your original photographs. Using your computer, it is easy to add captions and create greeting cards. Always use paper specific to SELPHY CP series printers (You cannot use regular postcards).
Slot Cover Battery Cover Eject Lever Battery Cover Air Vents Paper Ejection Slot Troubleshooting Tasks and Index Getting Ready SELPHY CP740 LCD Monitor Power Button Print/Stop Button Control Buttons Retractable USB Cable for Cameras Paper Cassette Slot Paper Cassette Slot Cover...
Return to Cover Page Overview Paper and Accessories Select the correct size for the purpose. Some items are not sold in some regions. Postcard Size Paper Cassette: Paper Cassette PCP-CP200 Standard Paper + Ink*: Color Ink/Paper Set KP-36IP (36 Sheets) Color Ink/Paper Set KP-72IP (72 Sheets) Color Ink/Paper Set KP-108IP (108 Sheets) Card Size...
Return to Cover Page Overview Getting Ready Printing Appendices Other Accessories This section identifies the separately sold accessories that expand the capabilities of the SELPHY printers. Battery Pack NB-CP2L (SELPHY CP750 Only) You can use the battery pack to print wherever you go with your printer. Bluetooth Unit If you install the Bluetooth Unit BU-20, you can print without a cable from a Bluetooth enabled mobile telephone.
Return to Cover Page Overview Setup Set up your SELPHY printer in the following manner for safe use. DC IN Terminal (Power Connector) Compact Power Adapter Power Cord To a power outlet 15 cm (6 in.) Situate the printer with at least 15 cm (6 in.) of free space in front and back and at least 10 cm (4 in.) of free space on the sides.
Return to Cover Page Overview Ink Cassette Preparations Install ink cassettes using the following procedures. Confirm the ink cassette size. Confirm a match between the sizes of the ink cassette and the photo paper. Size Indication Confirm that the ink sheet is taut with no slack. Take up any slack by gently advancing the cassette to the next portion of ink sheet.
Return to Cover Page Overview Paper Cassette Preparations The following procedures instruct you how to set paper in the cassette and install it in the printer. Setting Paper in the Paper Cassette Confirm that you have the correct size of paper cassette. Prepare the correct size of paper cassette for the sheets you are using.
Return to Cover Page Overview Close the lid. Push down on the lid in the Slide the paper cassette lid until it stops. direction indicated by the arrow until it clicks shut. Correct Position On cassettes with two lids, close only the inner lid then insert the cassette fully into the slot until it The lid is...
Return to Cover Page Overview Printing Precautions This section explains the precautions that should be observed when printing. These precautions are applicable to all of the printing methods, including “Printing from Memory Cards,” “Printing from Cameras,” “Printing from Computers” and “Wireless Printing.” •...
Return to Cover Page Overview Printing from Memory Cards • SELPHY printers support image data conforming to the Design rule for Camera File system (Exif compliant) and DPOF (Ver. 1.00) standard. • Use memory cards that have been initialized in a camera. The images may not be recognized on memory cards formatted in a computer.
Layout Although there are some differences in the information displayed by the SELPHY CP750 and SELPHY CP740 as shown above, the fundamental elements are the same. Therefore, the examples that follow use only the SELPHY CP750 monitor to explain the procedures.
Return to Cover Page Overview Selecting Modes and Print Operations Select a mode to set the print operation. (Single) Prints one copy of the displayed image. (Select) Prints the specified number of copies of the selected images. (All) Prints a copy of all images on a memory card, one to a sheet.
Return to Cover Page Overview Printing the Specified Number of Copies of the Selected Images Confirm that (Select) mode is selected in the LCD monitor. Press to select images to print. Keeping the button pressed advances the images more quickly. Press + or –...
Return to Cover Page Overview Printing One Copy of All Images on the Card Confirm that (All) mode is selected in the LCD monitor. Configure the print layout, date imprint and My Colors settings as desired. These settings apply to all of the images. The My Colors setting is only available on the SELPHY CP750.
Return to Cover Page Overview Print Layout Settings Select a print layout. (1 Image Borderless) (1 Image Bordered) (2 Images Borderless) (2 Images Bordered) (4 Images Borderless) Troubleshooting Tasks and Index Getting Ready (4 Images Bordered) Prints without borders. (8 Images Borderless) Prints with a white border.
Return to Cover Page Overview Press the Layout button and select a print layout from the list that displays, then press the Layout button again. Troubleshooting Tasks and Index Getting Ready • Layouts which can be selected will differ according to the printing mode. Layout The total number of sheets will change...
Return to Cover Page Overview Date Imprint Settings You can select whether or not to include the date imprint and its format. (No Imprint) Does not include the date imprint. (Year/Month/Day) Prints the date in the Year/ Month/Day format. 2007/04/30 (Month/Day/Year) Prints the date in the Month/ Day/Year format.
Return to Cover Page Overview My Colors Settings (SELPHY CP750 Only) This function applies color effects to images. (Off) No effects applied. (B/W) Prints the image in black and white. (Sepia) Prints the image in a sepia tone (a faded brown tint). (Vivid) Prints the image in vivid colors.
Return to Cover Page Overview • Red-eye cannot be corrected when the Colors effects have been selected. • Depending on the image, red-eye may not be automatically detected or optimally corrected. Examples - Faces that appear extremely small, large, dark or bright in relation to the overall image.
Return to Cover Page Overview Press the , + and – buttons to shift the print area as desired. Pressing the (Display) button again will switch back to the mode for setting the print area size and orientation. – When you finish the adjustments, press the (Trimming) button.
Return to Cover Page Overview Printing from Cameras These procedures are for printing images from a camera connected to the printer. Camera Check On cameras that support printing via this method, icons such as (PictBridge) or (Direct Print) will appear on the camera’s LCD monitor when the camera is connected to the printer.
Return to Cover Page Overview Printing from a Camera This section provides a simple explanation of the procedures using a Canon-brand camera as an example. For a more detailed explanation, see your camera’s user guide. (Camera User Guide or Direct Print User Guide in the case of a Canon camera) Press and hold the power button until the start-up image appears in the LCD monitor.
Return to Cover Page Overview Printing with Various Settings If you are using a Canon-brand camera, you can configure the following settings and print. (Some functions may not be supported by some models.) See your Camera User Guide or the Direct Print User Guide for detailed instructions about each procedure.
Return to Cover Page Overview Printing from Computers This section explains how to connect the printer to a computer to print. Computer System Requirements You computer must meet the minimum requirements listed below to enable printing from the computer. Windows Windows 2000 Service Pack 4, Windows XP (including Service Pack 1 and Service Pack 2) Windows Vista...
• You must login to the computer as an administrator before beginning installation. Windows Place the supplied Compact Photo Printer Solution Disk into the computer’s CD-ROM drive. Click [Select Printer] in the printer driver window, followed by the name of your printer model.
Return to Cover Page Overview Macintosh Place the supplied Compact Photo Printer Solution Disk into the computer’s CD-ROM drive and double-click the Installer) icon in the CD-ROM window. Click [Select printer] in the printer driver window and select your printer. Click [Agree], select [Easy Install], followed by [Install].
Return to Cover Page Overview Introduction to the Supplied Programs Windows ZoomBrowser EX In addition to printing images, this multifunction program is capable of managing, displaying, editing and exporting images. For printing instructions, click the [Help] menu and select [ZoomBrowser EX Help], followed by [How do I?].
Return to Cover Page Overview Wireless Printing These procedures are for printing images over a wireless connection such as infrared data transmission (IrDA, IrSimple) or Bluetooth. • When printing via a wireless connection, be sure there are no memory cards in the printer, and that the printer is not connected to a camera or computer.
Return to Cover Page Overview Aim the mobile telephone’s infrared port at the printer’s infrared data receiver and initiate data transfer from the telephone. See the user guide for your mobile telephone for instructions for configuring the infrared data settings and for printing. Up to approximately 20 cm (7.9 in.) Hold the mobile telephone within 10...
Return to Cover Page Overview The data transfer is initiated from the mobile telephone. See the user guide for your mobile telephone for details. Check the printer to ensure that no memory cards are inserted or that a camera is not connected via a USB cable.
Return to Cover Page Overview Maintenance, Storage and Transport This section explains how maintain, store and transport the printer. Maintenance Internal Care If fine stripes appear on printed images, there is a possibility that dirt or dust has become lodged inside the printer. Use the supplied cleaner to remove the dirt or dust.
Return to Cover Page Overview Storage Main Unit • Detach the power cord of the compact power adapter from the power outlet. • Remove the paper and ink cassettes from the printer for storage. Store the paper cassettes with the lids closed. Remove the sheets of paper, place them into their bag and replace them in their box, storing them flat.
Return to Cover Page Overview Battery Instructions (SELPHY CP750 Only) You can print at an outside location that lack power outlets if you attach the separately sold battery pack to the SELPHY CP750. This product is designed to achieve excellent performance when used with genuine Canon accessories.
Return to Cover Page Overview Charging the Battery Use the following procedures to charge the battery. Attach the battery to the printer. Connect the power cord to the compact power adapter and plug it in a power outlet. Connect the compact power adapter connector to the printer.
Return to Cover Page Overview Attach the battery pack terminal cover onto the battery. Attach the battery cover onto the printer. Push the battery cover in the direction indicated by the arrow until it clicks into place. Remaining Battery Charge The printer indicator will begin to blink orange when the battery charge is low.
Return to Cover Page Overview Safety Precautions Use this equipment correctly according to the following precautions to avoid the risk of injury, fire, electrical shock, malfunctions and other hazards. Please also be sure to read “Handling Precautions” (p. 41). • Equipment refers to the printer, compact power adapter, ink cassettes, paper cassettes and paper.
Return to Cover Page Overview CAUTIONS • Do not stick any part of your hand into the printer interior. • Do not use or store the equipment in the following types of places. Humid or dusty areas, places subject to heavy vibrations, places near flames, places subject to strong sunlight, or hot places such as an automobile trunk or dash- board.
Return to Cover Page Overview Handling Precautions This section explains the precautions that you should take in handling the equipment. Equipment • Do not apply excessive force to the paper cassette. Force or impact on the cassette may result in paper jams or equipment damage.
Return to Cover Page Overview Specifications Compact Photo Printer SELPHY CP750/CP740 All data is measured according to standard Canon testing procedures. We reserve the right to change specifications without notice. Printing Method: Dye-sublimation thermal transfer (with overcoating) Print Resolution: 300 x 300 dpi...
Return to Cover Page Overview Operating 5° – 40°C (41° – 104°F) Temperatures: Operating Humidity: 20 – 80% Power Source: Compact Power Adapter CA-CP200 Battery Pack NB-CP2L Power Consumption: 60 W or less (4 W or less on standby) Dimensions: CP750: 179.0 x 127.1 x 63.0 mm (7.05 x 5.00 x 2.48 in.) CP740: 179.0 x 127.1 x 63.0 mm (7.05 x 5.00 x 2.48 in.) Weight (Printer only):...
Return to Cover Page Overview Troubleshooting This section has solutions for when the printer does not operate as expected or an error symbol is displayed. You Think There is a Problem If the solutions below do not remedy your problem, contact the retail outlet or a Canon customer support center.
Return to Cover Page Overview Printing from Cameras • Recheck the camera and printer connection status. • Does the firmware of the Canon-brand camera support the printer? • Does the camera battery have a sufficient charge? Replace the battery with a fully charged or new battery, or use the compact power adapter for the camera.
Return to Cover Page Overview Colors on the Computer Display and the Print Are Different Color generation methods are different for computer displays and printers. Moreover, the variance may be attributable to the environment in which the display is viewed (color and strength of the light) or to the display’s color adjustment settings.
Return to Cover Page Overview Error Symbols When the printer encounters some kind of problem, a symbol appears in the LCD monitor to indicate the error type. Take the action recommended for the error symbol. Error messages will also display in a camera’s LCD monitor when the camera is connected to the printer.
Return to Cover Page Overview Ink Cassette Error • Turn the power off and then back on. • Remove the ink cassette and take the slack out of the ink sheet before replacing it. If this does not fix the problem, replace the ink cassette with a new one.
Return to Cover Page Overview Tasks and Index Click the page number of a topic to jump to that topic. I want to print the shooting date on the photo. I want to create a label. I want to print an index of all the images I want to print with borders...
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