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Photo All-In-One
MP980
series
Getting Started
=Read Me First=
Make sure to read this manual before using the machine. Please keep it in hand for future reference.

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  • Page 1: Getting Started

    Photo All-In-One MP980 series Getting Started =Read Me First= Make sure to read this manual before using the machine. Please keep it in hand for future reference.

  • Page 2

    ■ Sym b ol s The following symbols are used to mark important instructions. Observe these instructions. Instructions that, if ignored, could result in personal injury or material damage. Instructions that must be observed for safe operation. Additional explanations. Descriptions for operations that take some time to complete. •...

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Unlock the Scanning Unit (Cover) Turn the Power On Install the Print Head Install the Ink Tanks Align the Print Head Confirming the Setup Flow Setup the Machine and the Computer Loading Paper After Installing the Machine...

  • Page 4: Unlock The Scanning Unit (cover)

    Unlock the Scanning Unit (Cover) Fi rst, chec k th e in c lu d ed it ems Print Head power cord • Manuals • Setup CD-ROM (containing the drivers, applications and on-screen manuals) • Warranty • MP-101 paper (for Automatic Print Head Alignment) •...

  • Page 5: Turn The Power On

    Turn the Power On Plug in the power cord on the left side at the back of the machine and connect the other end to the wall outlet. • Do NOT connect the USB cable at this stage. Open the Operation Panel (A), then press the ON button (B) to turn on the machine.

  • Page 6: Install The Print Head

    Install the Print Head • Do not handle the Print Head roughly such as applying them excessive pressure or dropping them. Open the Paper Output Tray (A), then lift the Scanning Unit (Cover) (B) until it locks into place. The Scanning Unit (Cover) (B) is fixed automatically. The Print Head Holder (C) comes out.

  • Page 7

    Remove the Print Head from Remove and discard the orange protective the silver package. cap. • There may be some transparent or light blue ink on the inside of the bag the Print Head comes in, or the inside of the protective cap - this has no effect on print quality. Be careful not to get ink on yourself when handling these items.

  • Page 8: Install The Ink Tanks

    Install the Ink Tanks • Do not handle the ink tanks roughly such as applying them excessive pressure or dropping them. • If the Print Head Holder moves to the right, close and reopen the Scanning Unit (Cover). • Be sure to use the supplied ink tanks. Pull the orange tape (1) in the direction of the arrow to peel off the protective film and remove the film (2) completely.

  • Page 9

    Ins tal l th e In k Ta nk Press the PUSH mark on the ink tank until it clicks into place. Make sure the Ink lamp lights red. • Be sure to install it in a well-lit environment. • Match the labels when installing.

  • Page 10: Align The Print Head

    Align the Print Head Align the Print Head for better print results. This takes about 7 minutes. Use a sheet of supplied speciality paper (MP-101) for alignment. Open the Paper Support (A) and pull it out. • Make sure that the Output Tray Extension (B) is extended.

  • Page 11

    Load a sheet of supplied speciality paper (MP-101) in the Rear Tray (D). • Be sure to use the supplied speciality paper (MP-101) for Automatic Print Head Alignment. • MP-101 cannot be fed from the Cassette. Load it in the Rear Tray. •...

  • Page 12

    Make sure that a pattern similar to the one shown in the illustration is printed. • When an error message is displayed on the LCD, refer to "An Error Message Is Displayed on the LCD" in "Troubleshooting" in the on-screen manual: Advanced Guide. •...

  • Page 13: Confirming The Setup Flow

    Confirming the Setup Flow ■ Con fi r m in g Your Con nec tion Type Before starting setup, decide on the most suitable connection method for the machine. This machine can be used over a wireless or wired LAN, as well as via USB connection. USB cable Wired LAN LAN cable...

  • Page 14

    • If the firewall function of your security software is turned on the warning message may appear that Canon software is attempting to access the network. If the warning message appears, set the security software to always allow access. •...

  • Page 15

    ■ Setu p Fl ow Which connection method do you intend to use? Network Is this your first time connecting the machine to the network? To set up an additional computer Wired LAN Wireless LAN (P.15) (P.18) (P.31) (P.34) (P.39) (P.14) (P.15) (P.19)

  • Page 16: Setup The Machine And The Computer

    Setup the Machine and the Computer Machine's LAN Setting Use the Easy-Scroll Wheel (A) or the [ or ] button to select Settings, then press the OK button. Select Device Select LAN settings, settings, then press then press the OK the OK button.

  • Page 17

    Setup the Machine and the Computer Install the Software If the Found New Hardware or Found New Hardware Wizard screen appears: Remove the USB cable connected to your computer. The screen may close. In this case, proceed from Click Cancel to quit the screen. Proceed from Press the ON button (A) to TURN Turn on the computer, then insert the...

  • Page 18

    Windows Vista AutoPlay screen appears, User Account Control screen click Run Msetup4.exe. appears, click Continue. If the same screen reappears in subsequent steps, click Continue. Windows Vista Click Easy Install. The drivers, application software, and on-screen manuals are installed automatically. •...

  • Page 19

    Click Install. Move the cursor over items to display explanations. Read the License Agreement screen carefully and click Yes. Installation starts. • Follow any on-screen instructions to install the software. Windows Go to either of the following procedures according to your connection method! (P.18) Wired LAN (P.19)

  • Page 20

    Setup the Machine and the Computer USB Connection On the Setup Method screen, select Use the printer via USB, then click Next. When the Printer Connection screen appears, connect the machine to the computer with a USB cable, then turn on the machine. •...

  • Page 21

    Setup the Machine and the Computer First-time Setup for Use over Wired LAN On the Setup Method screen, select Connect printer to the network for the first time, then click Next. When a confirmation screen for the machine's LAN setting appears, click •...

  • Page 22

    When the Printer Connection screen appears, connect the machine to the computer with a USB cable, then turn on the machine. Set up the machine over a USB connection until the network connection is complete. • The machine is recognized by the computer, then message appears on the screen. •...

  • Page 23

    When the Set Printer IP Address screen Connect the machine to the network device with a LAN cable appears, click Connect. (A), then click Yes. If the machine is detected automatically, the Set Printer IP Address screen does not appear. Go to the following procedure.

  • Page 24

    Windows XP/2000 When the Network Setup of the Card Slot dialog box appears, specify the drive letter, then click Next. • If the error message appears, refer to "5 The following screen is displayed during setup" in the printed manual: Network Setup Troubleshooting. Windows When the Setup Completion dialog box appears, remove the USB cable, then click Finish.

  • Page 25

    Setup the Machine and the Computer First-time Setup for Use over Wireless LAN On the Setup Method screen, select Connect printer to the network for the first time, then click Next. When a confirmation screen for the machine's LAN setting appears, click OK. •...

  • Page 26

    When the Setup Preparations dialog box appears, confirm that preparation is complete, then click Next. D e te c t Ac ce s s Po i n t When the Access Points screen appears, select an access point to use, then click Connect. When an access point is detected automatically, the Access Points screen does not appear.

  • Page 27

    D etec t the Ma c hine When the Set Printer IP Address screen appears, click Connect. If the machine is detected automatically, the Set Printer IP Address screen does not appear. Go to the following procedure. Windows Vista Go to Step Windows XP/2000 Go to Step •...

  • Page 28

    When the Setup Completion dialog box appears, remove the USB cable, then click Next. • To change the port name, click View Setup Results, then click Set Port Name. For details, refer to "8 Changing the port name" in the printed manual: Network Setup Troubleshooting.

  • Page 29

    Measuring takes a few minutes. You can cancel measuring by clicking Cancel. You also examine the detailed status of the communication link after setup by using the Canon IJ Network Tool. For details, refer to the on-screen manual: Advanced Guide.

  • Page 30

    Setup the Machine and the Computer Connect the Wired LAN / Wireless LAN Press the ON button (A) to TURN ON THE MACHINE. • Make sure that the computer you are setting up is not connected to the machine with a USB cable.

  • Page 31

    When the Printers screen appears, make sure that the machine is selected and click Next. • When the machine is not detected, make sure of the following, click Update. – The machine is turned on. – When using wireless LAN : The computer is connected to the access point. –...

  • Page 32

    Windows XP/2000 When the Network Setup of the Card Slot dialog box appears, specify the drive letter, then click Next. • If the error message appears, refer to "5 The following screen is displayed during setup" in the printed manual: Network Setup Troubleshooting. Windows When the Setup Completion screen appears, click Finish.

  • Page 33

    Setup the Machine and the Computer Information When the Load plain paper into the cassette screen appears, load plain paper in the Cassette (A) and click Next. • For details, refer to "22 Loading Paper" on page 58. Click Next. It may take a while for the next screen to appear.

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    Click Next. If connected to the Internet, the user registration page appears. Follow the on-screen instructions to register your product. You will need your product serial number, which is located on the inside of the machine. • Internet connection is required. (Connection fees apply.) •...

  • Page 35

    Click Exit. If Restart is displayed, make sure that the Restart the system now (recommended) check box is selected, then click Restart. After restarting the computer, remove the Setup CD-ROM and keep it in a safe place. Windows Next, read "22 Loading Paper" on page 58!

  • Page 36

    Setup the Machine and the Computer Install the Software Connect one end of the USB cable to the computer and the other to the machine. Make sure the machine is turned on. • The USB port is located on the right side at the back of the machine.

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    Enter your administrator name and password. Click OK. If you do not know your administrator name or password, click Help, then follow the on-screen instructions. Click Easy Install. The drivers, application software, and on-screen manuals are installed automatically. • If you want to select particular items to install, click Custom Install and follow the on-screen instructions to proceed with the installation.

  • Page 38

    Click Install. Move the cursor over items to display explanations. Read the License Agreement When the Load plain paper into the cassette screen appears, screen carefully and click Yes. load plain paper in the Cassette (A) and click Next. Installation starts. •...

  • Page 39

    Click Next. Click Next. If connected to the Internet, the user registration page appears. Follow the on-screen instructions to register your product. You will need your product serial number, which is located on the inside of the machine. • Internet connection is required. (Connection fees apply.) •...

  • Page 40

    Click Restart. When the computer restarts, Canon IJ Network Tool starts automatically. Click Restart to restart the computer. After restarting the computer, remove the Setup CD-ROM and keep it in a safe place. • When using Mac OS X v.10.3.9, before using the Operation Panel on the machine to save scanned originals to the computer, it is necessary to select MP Navigator EX as the launch application on Image Capture under Applications.

  • Page 41

    Setup the Machine and the Computer USB Connection On the Canon IJ Network Tool screen, select USB connection, then click Macintosh Next, read "22 Loading Paper" on page 58!

  • Page 42

    Setup the Machine and the Computer First-time Setup for Use over Wired LAN On the Canon IJ Network Tool screen, select LAN connection, then click OK. • Set the machine's LAN setting to Wired LAN active beforehand. For details, refer to “7 Machine's LAN Setting”...

  • Page 43

    Network Setup Troubleshooting. When the Setup Completion dialog box appears, remove the USB cable, then click OK. The Printer Setup Utility and Canon IJ Network Scanner Selector will start up. Next, read "19 Add the Machine" on page 47! Macintosh Mac OS X v.10.5.x...

  • Page 44

    Setup the Machine and the Computer First-time Setup for Use over Wireless LAN On the Canon IJ Network Tool screen, select LAN connection, then click OK. • Set the machine's LAN setting to Wireless LAN active beforehand. For details, refer to “7 Machine's LAN Setting”...

  • Page 45

    D etect Ac ces s Po int When the Access Points screen appears, select an access point to use, then click Connect. When an access point is detected automatically, the Access Points screen does not appear. Go to step • To connect to the access point with WEP or WPA displayed in the Encryption column, enter the network key (WEP key or WPA key) in Network Password, then click Connect.

  • Page 46

    D ete ct the Ma c hin e When the Set Printer IP Address screen appears, confirm the contents, then click Connect. If the machine is detected automatically, the Set Printer IP Address screen does not appear. Go to step •...

  • Page 47

    Measuring of the communication status performance between the printer and the access starts, and the results are displayed. point. The Printer Setup Utility and Canon IJ Network Scanner Selector will start up. • Measuring takes a few minutes. Measuring can be cancelled by clicking Cancel.

  • Page 48

    Printer. click OK. Macintosh When the Cancel Setup screen appears, then click Cancel. The Printer Setup Utility and Canon IJ Network Scanner Selector will start up. • When the You have no printers available. screen appears, click Cancel.

  • Page 49

    Go to Step Mac OS X v.10.3.9 Go to Step Mac OS X v.10.5.x/v.10.4.x Wait for a while, then select Canon MP980 series and click Add. In Mac OS X v.10.4.x, click More Printers in the Printer Browser screen. Mac OS X v.10.5.x Go to Step Mac OS X v.10.4.x...

  • Page 50

    Mac OS X v.10.4.x/v.10.3.9 Select Canon IJ Network in the pop-up menu, select your machine’s name in the list of printers, then click Add. • The alphanumeric string after Canon MP980 series is the machine's MAC address. • If the machine has not been detected, make sure of the following.

  • Page 51

    On the Canon IJ Network Scanner Selector screen, select Canon MP980 series Network in TWAIN Data Source Name and the MAC address of the machine in Network Device List, then click Apply to use the machine as a scanner. •...

  • Page 52

    Setup the Machine and the Computer WPS Connection If your access point supports WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup), you can set the wireless LAN security easily. Use the Easy-Scroll Wheel (A) or the [ or ] button to select Settings, then press the OK button.

  • Page 53

    Select Change wireless/ Select Wireless LAN active, wired, then press the OK then press the OK button. button. Windows / Macintosh Select Wireless LAN Select WPS settings, then settings, then press the OK press the OK button. button.

  • Page 54

    Select Push button Press the OK button. method, then press the OK button. • To use the PIN code method for setup, select PIN method on step , then press the OK button. Follow the on-screen is instructions to operate the machine and access point. When the setup is complete, the completion screen appears then the LAN settings screen returns.

  • Page 55

    WCN (Windows Connect Now) function of Windows Vista together with a USB flash drive. • Canon assumes no responsibility for any damage or loss of stored data regardless of the cause. • If your USB flash drive cannot be...

  • Page 56

    Click I want to add a wireless device or computer that is not on the list, using a USB flash drive. Click Add the device or computer using a USB flash drive. From the list, select the network name (SSID), then click Next.

  • Page 57

    Connect the USB flash drive to the computer, confirm that the drive name is displayed, then click Next. When the above screen appears, remove the USB flash drive from the computer, then click Close. Windows...

  • Page 58

    Use the Easy-Scroll Wheel (A) or the [ or ] button to select Settings, then press the OK button. Select Device settings, then Select LAN settings, then press press the OK button. the OK button. Select Change wireless/ wired, then press the OK button.

  • Page 59

    Select Wireless LAN Select Wireless LAN active, then press the OK settings, then press the button. OK button. Select WCN settings, Connect the USB flash drive to the direct print port then press the OK button. (USB connector) on the front of the machine, then press the OK button.

  • Page 60: Loading Paper

    Loading Paper This section explains how to load paper in the Cassette (A) and the Rear Tray (B). Pull out the Cassette (A). The Cassette (A) supports plain paper (C) only. To print Photo Paper / Hagaki (D), be sure to load it in the Rear Tray (B).

  • Page 61

    Slide the Paper Guide (E) to align Slide the Paper Guide (F) against left edge of with the mark of paper size. the paper. The Paper Guide (E) will stop when it Do not exceed the Load Limit Mark (G). aligns with the corresponding mark of paper size.

  • Page 62

    Load paper in the Rear Tray Open the Paper Support (H) and pull it out. Move the Paper Guides (I) to Load paper in the center of the both edges. Rear Tray. • Load paper in portrait orientation with the printing side facing up. Slide the left and right Paper Guides (I) against both edges of the paper.

  • Page 63: After Installing The Machine

    After Installing the Machine ■ Ma n ua l s Sa f et y P re ca uti on s Safety and Environment Information For proper use, read safety precautions before using the product. Describes how to set up and use your machine.

  • Page 64

    ■ Sol u tio n M enu Solution Menu is a gateway to functions and information that allow you to make full use of the machine! Example: Windows Vista *The buttons displayed vary depending on the country or region of purchase. Open various applications and on-screen manuals with a single click.

  • Page 65

    ■ Usi ng You r M ac hi ne This machine allows you to print in various ways using the MP driver and application software installed on the computer. For example, you can print borderless photos, and create your own calendar etc. easily. Also, you can scan documents into a computer, and correct/enhance scanned images.

  • Page 66

    Print Photos from a Memory Card Print images saved on a memory card used with digital cameras, etc. For more information on printing from a memory card, refer to "Printing from a Memory Card" in the on-screen manual: Basic Guide. *Supported Memory Cards (Adapter required for Memory Stick Duo Memory Stick PRO Duo...

  • Page 67

    Load a sheet of 4" x 6" size photo paper in the Rear Tray (D) in portrait orientation. • For details, refer to "22 Loading Paper" on page 58. Rotate the Easy-Scroll Wheel (E) to display a photo to print. Alternatively, use the [ or ] button to select a photo.

  • Page 68

    Press the [+] or [-] button to specify the number of copies, then press the OK button. The Print Settings Confirmation Screen appears. Press the Color button (F). Printing will start. After printing, open the Card Slot Cover (A), pinch the memory card and pull it straight out, then close the Card Slot Cover (A).

  • Page 69

    Try Copying You can copy a document by simply placing it on the Platen Glass and pressing the Black button or the Color button. This section explains with Plain Paper. For various copying procedures, refer to "Copying" in the on-screen manual: Basic Guide. Load A4 or Letter-sized plain Open the Document Cover paper in the Cassette.

  • Page 70

    Print Photos from a Computer Easy-PhotoPrint EX allows you to print photos easily. This section explains how to print borderless photos using 4" x 6" size Photo Paper Plus Glossy II. The screens are based on Windows Vista. In Solution Menu, click One- Select the image you want Click to Photo Print.

  • Page 71: Getting Help From Canon

    CLI-221 Magenta 2948B001 CLI-221 Black 2946B001 CLI-221 Gray 2950B001 PGI-220 Black 2945B001 CLI-221 Cyan 2947B001 CLI-221 Yellow 2949B001 Call 1-800-OK-CANON to locate a dealer near you, or visit the Canon eStore at www.canonestore.com www.usa.canon.com QT5-1633-V03 XXXXXXXX ©CANON INC.2008 PRINTED IN THAILAND...

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