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Canon PIXMA iP6600D Series Direct Printing Manual

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  • Page 1 Photo Printer Series Direct Printing Guide Direct Printing Guide Direct Printing Guide Direct Printing Guide...
  • Page 3 Photo Printer Photo Printer Photo Printer Photo Printer Direct Printing Guide Direct Printing Guide Direct Printing Guide Direct Printing Guide...
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Memory Cards Supported by This Printer ........
  • Page 6 Contents Printing Maintenance Printing Maintenance Printing Maintenance Printing Maintenance When Printing Becomes Faint or Colors are Incorrect ........54 Printing the Nozzle Check Pattern.
  • Page 7: Operation Panel And Menu Display

    POWER Lamp POWER Lamp Off: the printer is turned off. Lighting: the printer is ready to print. Flashing: the printer is preparing to print, or is preparing to turn off. *When the POWER POWER POWER lamp and the Alarm POWER require a service call.
  • Page 8 (10) Alarm Lamp (10) (10) Alarm Lamp Alarm Lamp Alarm Lamp Lighting: an error has occurred and the printer is not ready to print. *When the POWER POWER POWER lamp and the Alarm POWER require a service call. (11) Back Button...
  • Page 9: Menu Displays

    Menu button pressed, the Menu Menu Menu options as well as maintain the printer using items on the Menu. Single-photo print You can view the photos in the memory card on the LCD and print them. See “Printing a Photo Displayed on the LCD – Single-photo print”...
  • Page 10 Sticker print Prints photos on the Canon Photo Stickers. See “Printing on the Sticker – Sticker print” on page 28. Print all photos Prints all photos in the memory card. See “Other Printing Functions” on page 31. Photo Index print Prints an index of all photos in the memory card.
  • Page 11 Language selection Sets the Language displayed on the LCD. See “Changing the Other Settings” on page 33. Bottom plate cleaning See “Inside of the printer is dirty” on page 64. Device settings Displays the setting items below. Other settings Date display See “Changing the Other Settings”...
  • Page 12: Using A Memory Card

    *Supports 3.3V card only (1MB and 2MB cards not supported) This printer accepts images taken with a camera compatible with the Design rule for Camera File system (Exif2.21 compliant), TIFF (Exif2.21 compliant), and DPOF (Ver. 1.00 compliant). Photos stored in a memory card not supported by the digital camera may fail in loading or be damaged.
  • Page 13: Inserting A Memory Card

    Insert the memory card in the card slot. Do not try to insert the memory card into the card slot any further than the position where it stops; other wise, the printer or the memory card will be damaged. If you use a CompactFlash (CF) card or Microdrive Insert it into the left slot until it stops with its end projecting as shown.
  • Page 14: Removing A Memory Card

    Removing a Memory Card If you use the printer connected to your computer, follow the instructions for removal of the memory card from the computer. For the procedure, see “Setting up the Card Slot as the Memory Card Drive of the Computer”...
  • Page 15: Loading Paper

    You can use just the auto sheet feeder or cassette according to the location of the printer. For Example, if you intend to install the printer in a small place, such as on a shelf with minimal space, you can use just the cassette for printing.
  • Page 16 Loading the Print Media in the Auto Sheet Feeder In this example, description is provided using Photo Paper Plus Glossy 4" x 6"/101.6 x 152.4 mm in your printer. See “Media Types for Card Direct Printing” on page 16 for compatible paper.
  • Page 17 Loading the Print Media in the Cassette In this example, description is provided using Photo Paper Plus Glossy 4" x 6"/101.6 x 152.4 mm in your printer. See “Media Types for Card Direct Printing” on page 16 for compatible paper.
  • Page 18 Portrait Landscape (1) Set the cover on the cassette. (2) Insert the cassette into the printer. Push the cassette all the way into the printer. Once extended to load paper of A5-size or larger, the cassette does not fit in the printer body as shown on the left.
  • Page 19 Prepare the paper output tray. 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 (1) 1. Put your fingers in the notches in either side of the paper output tray and pull down to open it. 2. Pull out the paper out put tray extension completely. Do not touch the printed surface until the ink dries.
  • Page 20 Media Types for Card Direct Printing You can use the following Canon media: Media Type Paper Support Load Limit Plain Paper A4/Letter: up to 150 sheets Photo Paper Pro A4/Letter: up to 10 sheets [A4]/[8.5"x11"(LTR)] 101.6 x 152.4 mm/4" x 6": up to 20 sheets...
  • Page 21: Changing The Print Settings

    Changing the Print Settings Changing the Print Settings Changing the Print Settings Changing the Print Settings You can change the print settings such as page size, media type, Bordered or Borderless print, etc. To Change Print Settings This section describes the steps to change the print settings using the Effects setting as an example.
  • Page 22 You can save the current settings. Once you save the settings, the saved settings are loaded when the printer is turned on. 1. Press the Menu 2. Use the the OK OK button. 3. Use the button. 4. Use the button.
  • Page 23 Tab 2: Allows you to optimize photos with the functions below. (1) Correct red-eye caused by reflection when the flash hits a person’s eyes. Red eye correction ON/Red eye correction OFF (2) Activate/deactivate Vivid Photo function. This function makes green and blue more lively. Vivid photo ON/Vivid photo OFF (3) Activate/deactivate the Photo Optimizer Pro function.
  • Page 24: Printing A Photograph

    Let’s select a photo stored on the memory card of the digital camera, and print it. If you leave the printer more than five minutes without using any button on the operation panel, the LCD goes into sleep mode automatically. Press the OK button to turn on the LCD again.
  • Page 25: Start Printing

    Select the photo to print. Displaying Photos Automatically on the LCD – Slide Show You can automatically display photos stored in a memory card on the LCD. To start the slide show, press the OK screen. To stop the slide show, press the Stop/Reset You can do...
  • Page 26: Specifying How Many Copies To Print For Each Photo - Multi-photo Print

    Specifying How Many Copies to Print for Each Photo – Multi-photo print You can specify how many copies to print for each photo. Prepare to print. See “Preparing to print” on page 20. Select the print mode. (1) Press the Menu Menu Menu button.
  • Page 27: Other Useful Functions

    Other Useful Functions Other Useful Functions Other Useful Functions Other Useful Functions The following functions are available when you print from a memory card: “Searching for Photos with the Shooting Date” on page 23 “Printing a Specified Area – Trimming” on page 25 “Specifying the Layout”...
  • Page 28 Select the shooting date. • When you select One date only One date only: One date only One date only • When you select Select date range Select date range: Select date range Select date range To cancel the search mode, follow the procedure below. (1) Press the Search (2) Use the button.
  • Page 29: Printing A Specified Area - Trimming

    Select the photo to trim. Set the trimming mode. Press the Trimming Trimming Trimming button. Trimming The printer is now in trimming mode. Trim and rotate the sections you wish to print • Trimming Trimming Trimming button: You can rotate the trimming area. Trimming •...
  • Page 30: Specifying The Layout

    Specifying the Layout You can print the specified photo in the specified layout (Borderless or Bordered x2/x4/x8,Half, borderless/Half, bordered/Half, borderless (w/lines)/Half, bordered (w/lines), Album (4/right)/ Album (4/left), Mixed 1,2,3). Bordered x2 Album (4/right) Album (4/left) Prepare to print. See “Preparing to print” on page 20. Select the print mode.
  • Page 31 Select the paste method. Use the buttons to select the paste method, and then press the OK • Paste all Paste all: Paste all Paste all All the photos in the memory card are automatically pasted into the selected layout. Proceed to step 6. •...
  • Page 32: Printing On The Sticker - Sticker Print

    Printing on the Sticker – Sticker print You can print your favorite photo on the Canon Photo Stickers. Prepare to print. See “Preparing to print” on page 20. You cannot load sticker paper in the cassette. Load one sheet at a time in the auto sheet feeder.
  • Page 33: Printing In Your Favorite Color Tone - Color Balance

    Start printing. (1) Confirm the print settings. (2) Press the Print Print button. Print Print The specified photo will be printed on the Photo Stickers. Printing in Your Favorite Color Tone – Color balance You can print the nine color balance sample photos on a sheet of paper and select a color tone you like from them before printing.
  • Page 34 (3) Confirm the print settings. To change any other settings, press the Settings (4) Press the Print Print button. Print Print Printing the color balance sample starts. Since the ink takes a few minutes to set on the media, wait for a short while before going to Step 5.
  • Page 35: Other Printing Functions

    You can automatically print photos according to the DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) settings made on the camera. This printer allows you to make the following DPOF settings: - Image format - Print type - Standard : The photos for which you specified...
  • Page 36 Prepare to print. See “Preparing to print” on page 20. Select the print mode. (1) Press the Menu Menu button. Menu Menu (2) Use the buttons to select Special photo print (3) Use the buttons to select the print mode you want to start and then press the OK OK button.
  • Page 37: Changing The Other Settings

    Quiet mode Quiet mode Quiet mode Quiet mode You can significantly reduce the sound that the printer generates during operation. It is ideal when working at night or in crowded environments. (1) Use the buttons to select Print settings (2) Use the...
  • Page 38 Slide show setting Slide show setting Slide show setting Slide show setting You can select whether to display photos quickly or in fine detail during the slide show. (1) Use the buttons to select Other settings (2) Use the buttons to select Slide show setting (3) Use the buttons to select Image quality: Std then press the OK...
  • Page 39: Printing Photographs Directly From A Digital Camera

    Canon Bubble Jet Direct allows you to print photos from a Canon Bubble Jet Direct compatible (PictBridge incompatible) digital camera or digital video camcorder without a computer by simply connecting the digital camera or digital video camcorder to this printer.
  • Page 40 (1) Ensure that the device is turned off. (2) Connect the camera to the printer using the USB cable (for connection to a computer) supplied with the device. Some types of the PictBridge compliant devices turn on automatically when connected to the printer.
  • Page 41 The settings explained on the following pages cannot be made on some devices. If any setting cannot be made, the default setting explained above is used. Names of settings that are displayed on Canon PictBridge compliant devices are used in the description given below.
  • Page 42 10 x 15 cm/4" x 6" 10 x 15 cm/4" x 6" in Paper size 10 x 15 cm/4" x 6" *2 This size can be selected only for Canon PictBridge compliant devices (note that it cannot be selected for some models). *3 Plain Paper...
  • Page 43: Other Settings

    Other Settings If you use a Canon PictBridge-compliant device, you can use the following print settings. (Note that these print settings cannot be used for some models.) For details, refer to your device’s instruction manual.
  • Page 44: Printing Photographs Directly From A Canon Bubble Jet Direct Compatible Digital Camera

    Printing Photographs Directly from a Canon Bubble Jet Direct Compatible Digital Camera The following is a list of media types that can be set on a Canon Bubble Jet Direct compatible digital camera or digital video camera (PictBridge incompatible) along with their limitations when connected to this printer.
  • Page 45 (excluding the index print). - Photos will be scaled automatically according to the image size set on the digital camera and the size of the media set on the printer. The digital camera does not support the following functions:...
  • Page 46: Printing Photographs From A Wireless Communication Device

    If you have a mobile phone with an infrared port for wireless data transmission, you can print photos through a cordless connection with the printer. If the optional Bluetooth unit BU-20 is connected to the printer, you can also print photos through Bluetooth communication. For details, refer to the Bluetooth User’s Guide.
  • Page 47: Setting Items

    OK button after finishing all settings you need. The photos in the mobile phone can be printed according to the following settings. Setting Items When printing on Canon Photo Stickers, make the settings as below. Page Size Stickers (1) Select the page size for the wireless print.
  • Page 48: Performing Infrared Communication

    Phone” on page 42. Start Infrared Communication. (1) Oppose the infrared port of the mobile phone to that of the printer at a distance of less than 20 cm. The effective angle of the infrared port of the printer is about 10° from the central axis in both vertical and horizontal directions.
  • Page 49: Performing Bluetooth Communication

    Data cannot be transmitted between them. During printing, be careful not to interrupt infrared communication with the printer. If it is interrupted, send the data from the mobile phone again. Depending on your device, the Fine print quality option may not be available due to the restriction on the infrared transfer capacity.
  • Page 50 Phone” on page 42. Start printing from a mobile phone. • When you select the device name, select the initial value of this printer “Canon iP6600D-1”. • If you are required to enter the passkey, enter the initial value “0000”.
  • Page 51: Bluetooth Settings

    Setting Items Setting Items Setting Items Setting Items • Device name Device name: Select the device name of this printer displayed on the screen of Device name Device name the Bluetooth devices. When you set iP6600D-2 device is “Canon iP6600D-2”.
  • Page 52: Using Data In The Memory Card On The Computer

    Easy-PhotoPrint Startup Easy-PhotoPrint Startup button, you can display photos in the memory card on Easy-PhotoPrint Startup the computer display with Easy-PhotoPrint, if the printer is connected to the computer. You can print the photos from Easy-PhotoPrint. To use the Easy-PhotoPrint Startup...
  • Page 53: Setting Up The Card Slot As The Memory Card Drive Of The Computer

    Setting up the Card Slot as the Memory Card Drive of the Computer The card slot of the printer can also be used as the memory card drive of the computer. To use the card slot of the printer as the memory card drive of the computer,...
  • Page 54: Replacing An Ink Tank

    Replacing an Ink Tank Replace ink tank(s) if they are out of ink. When replacing them, check the model numbers and their installation positions. With this printer, ink tanks must be installed from the right in the order indicated below. Black: CLI-8BK...
  • Page 55: Knowing When To Replace Ink Tank

    Replacing Ink Tanks When ink tanks run out of ink, replace them using the following steps. Ensure that the printer is on. Put your fingers in the notches in either side of the paper output tray and pull down to open it.
  • Page 56 Push the tab and remove the ink tank. Be sure to replace the ink tank one by one when replacing more than one ink tank. Do not touch the electrical contacts. Doing so can cause the printer to malfunction or become unable to print.
  • Page 57 To maintain optimal print quality, use an ink tank within six months of its first use. Once an ink tank has been used, do not remove it from the printer and leave it out in the open. This will cause the ink tank to dry out and the printer may not operate properly when it is reinstalled.
  • Page 58: Printing Maintenance

    Printing Maintenance Printing Maintenance Printing Maintenance Printing Maintenance When Printing Becomes Faint or Colors are Incorrect When printing becomes faint or colors are incorrect, even if ink remains in the ink tanks, the print head nozzles are probably clogged. Follow the procedures below to clean the nozzles. If the ruled lines are shifted after running the print head maintenance, align the print head.
  • Page 59: Printing The Nozzle Check Pattern

    (6) Examining the nozzle check pattern. See below. Examining the Nozzle Check Pattern Examine the nozzle check pattern output by the printer, and clean the print head when necessary. The nozzle check pattern will not be printed correctly if there is not enough ink.
  • Page 60: Print Head Cleaning

    Note that cleaning the print head causes waste ink to be absorbed in the waste ink absorber. Cleaning the print head consumes ink, so perform print head cleaning only when necessary. Ensure that the inner cover is closed. Ensure that the printer is on. Start print head cleaning. (1) Press the Menu Menu button.
  • Page 61: Print Head Deep Cleaning

    If the print head nozzles are still not clean, open the cover and ensure that there are sufficient ink levels in all ink tanks and turn off the printer. Be sure to perform another print head deep cleaning 24 hours after turning off the printer.
  • Page 62: Aligning Print Head - Auto Head Align

    Automatic print head alignment cannot be performed from the cassette. Always load paper in the auto sheet feeder. Ensure that the inner cover is closed. With the printer on, load a sheet of A4/Letter-sized plain paper in the auto sheet feeder. Align the print head automatically.
  • Page 63: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Troubleshooting Let’s take a look at countermeasures against troubles which may occur during use of the printer. Here, we will discuss errors indicated on the LCD, problems that might occur during direct printing from the digital camera. If you cannot find the symptom corresponding to a certain problem, refer to the User’s Guide .
  • Page 64 Before the waste ink absorber becomes completely full, contact the Customer Care Center. (You will need to replace a particular part of the printer.) Canon recommends that you call for service as soon as this error occurs. Once the waste ink absorber becomes completely full, printing cannot be performed until the waste ink tank is replaced.
  • Page 65 An ink tank that was once empty is installed. Replace the ink tank. Printing under the situation may damage the Print Head. Canon shall not be liable for any printer malfunction or damage caused by refilled ink tanks. If you want to continue printing with the refilled ink tank installed, press and hold...
  • Page 66: Power Lamp And Alarm Lamp Flash Alternately

    The LCD may be in the sleep mode. Press the OK OK button to turn on the LCD again. * If you leave the printer more than five minutes without using any button on the operation panel, the LCD goes into the sleep mode automatically. OK button.
  • Page 67: Printer Does Not Start/ink Does Not Come Out/printing Is Blurred/colors Are Wrong/white Streaks

    “no ink” state. Replace the ink tank as soon as possible after printing finishes. Continuing to print in the “no ink” state may cause damage to the printer. See “Replacing an Ink Tank” on page 50.
  • Page 68: Back Of Paper Is Smudged/paper Does Not Feed Properly/printed Surface Is Scratched

    Ensure that the inner cover is closed. (1) Ensure that the printer is turned on and there is no paper loaded in the auto sheet feeder. (2) Place A4/Letter-sized plain paper in landscape, horizontally fold it in half.
  • Page 69 Since the paper feed roller cleaning exhausts the paper feed roller, perform only when it is needed. (1) Ensure that the printer is turned on. If any paper is loaded in the printer, remove the paper. (2) Select the paper feed roller of the auto sheet feeder or cassette by pressing...
  • Page 70 Possible Cause The inner cover is open If the printed surface is still scratched Follow the procedure below and set the Prevent paper abrasion procedure also applies to direct printing from your camera. 1. Press the Menu 2. Use the button.
  • Page 71: Paper Jams

    Be careful not to touch the components inside the printer at this time. After removing all paper, close the cover, turn the printer off and turn it back • If you cannot pull the paper out, turn the printer off and turn it back on. The paper will be ejected automatically.
  • Page 72 (1) Open the rear cover. (2) When you can see the jammed paper, slowly pull the paper out. If you cannot pull the paper out, turn the printer off, and then turn it back on. The paper will be ejected automatically.
  • Page 73 If you cannot remove the paper or if the paper tears inside the printer, or if the paper jam error continues after removing the paper, contact the Customer Care Center.
  • Page 74: Cannot Print Properly From The Digital Camera

    *Hereafter, the digital still camera and digital video camcorder are collectively called a digital camera or camera. This section describes errors that are indicated on Canon-brand PictBridge- or Bubble Jet Direct-compatible cameras. The error messages and operations may vary depending on the camera you are using.
  • Page 75 The ink tank that was once empty is installed. Replace the ink tank. Printing under the situation may damage the print head. Canon shall not be liable for any printer malfunction or damage caused by refilled ink tanks. If you want to continue printing with the refilled ink tank installed, press and hold the Stop/Reset Stop/Reset button for at least five seconds, and then release it.
  • Page 76: Cannot Print Properly Through Wireless Communication

    PictBridge or Canon Bubble Jet Direct compatible digital cameras can be connected to your printer for direct printing. A communication time out occurs if printing takes a long time or if it takes too much time to send data. This may stop printing. In such a case, disconnect the cable between the printer and the camera, and reconnect it.
  • Page 77: Index

    Index Adjusting the Print Head Manually ...62 Aligning Print Head ...58 Auto head align ...6, 58 Bluetooth settings ...7, 47 Bottom plate cleaning ...7, 64 Brightness ...19 Bubble Jet Direct ...40 Captured info ...6, 31 Cleaning ...6, 56 CLI-8BK ...50 CLI-8C ...50 CLI-8M ...50 CLI-8PC ...50...
  • Page 78 Index Page Size (Card Direct) ... 16 Page Size (Wireless) ... 42 Paper Jams ... 67 Paper size (PictBridge) ... 37 Paper type (PictBridge) ... 37 Photo Index print ...6, 31 Photo optimizer pro ... 19 PictBridge ... 35 POWER Button ... 3 POWER Lamp ...
  • Page 80 Direct Printing Guide Direct Printing Guide Direct Printing Guide Canon U.S.A., Inc. One Canon Plaza, Lake Success, NY 11042, U.S.A. Canon Inc. 30-2, Shimomaruko 3-Chome, Ohta-ku, Tokyo 146-8501, Japan Canon Canada, Inc. 6390 Dixie Road, Mississauga, Ontario, L5T 1P7, Canada Canon Latin America, Inc.

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