Canon PIXMA MX340 Series Getting Started

Canon PIXMA MX340 Series Getting Started

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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

    Office All-In-One 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 ■ Sy m b ol s Us ed in T his D ocument Prohibited actions. Instructions including important information. Informational notes. Operations that take some time to complete. Indicates operations in Windows. Indicates operations in Macintosh. In this guide, Windows 7 operating system is referred to as Windows 7 and Windows Vista operating system as Windows Vista. •...
  • Page 3 This machine contains both printed manuals and on-screen manuals to be viewed on a computer. The on-screen manuals are included on the Setup CD-ROM and are installed during the software installation. P r in t ed M anuals • G e tt ing S t ar te d ( this manu al ) •...
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    ■ Co n te nt s 1 Check the Included Items ...P.5 2 Remove the Protective Material ... 3 Connect the Telephone Line ...P.8 4 Turn the Power On ... 5 Install the FINE Cartridges ... 6 Load Paper ... 7 Set Up for Fax Reception ...
  • Page 5 ■ M a c h i n e In s tal lat ion F lo w USB Connection Wireless Connection Machine Preparation Fax Reception Setup Wireless Connection Setup & Software Installation Software Installation P.19 - 25 Installation Complete Try Using the Machine Network Connection Using from Additional Computers...
  • Page 6 ■ De v i c e s R equir ed fo r Wire less Connection When using the machine over a wireless connection, the following devices are required. A commercial access point or router that supports IEEE802.11b/g is required. Wireless LAN setup cable Access point or wireless router...
  • Page 7 Check that all the items shown below are included in the box. Color Black FINE cartridges Setup CD-ROM (containing the drivers, applications and on-screen manuals) Power cord Wireless LAN setup cable This cable can be used not only for wireless connection setup but also for USB connection.
  • Page 8 Remove all the protective materials and orange tape from the outside of the machine. • The tape and protective materials may differ in shape and position from what they actually are. Open the Paper Output Lift the Scanning Unit (Cover) (B) and fix it with the Scanning Unit Support Tray (A).
  • Page 9: Remove The Protective Material

    Remove the orange tape (E) carefully. The protective material (F) is removed along with the orange tape. Lift the Scanning Unit (Cover) slightly (1) and fold the Scanning Unit Support (2), then gently close the Scanning Unit (Cover) (3). 2 Remove the Protective Material...
  • Page 10: Turn The Power On

    Do not turn the power on yet. To use the machine as a fax, a telephone line needs to be connected. This section describes the basic method of telephone line connection. For other connection methods, refer to the on-screen manual: Basic Guide.
  • Page 11 • Do not install the machine where an object may fall on it. The object may fall inside the machine, resulting in malfunction. • Do not place any object on top of the machine. It may fall into the machine when opening covers, resulting in malfunction.
  • Page 12 Use the [ or ] button (C) on the Operation Panel to select the language for the LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) (D), then press the OK button. 4 Turn the Power On Make sure that the above screen is displayed and go to the next step.
  • Page 13 Lift the Scanning Unit (Cover) (A) and fix it with the Scanning Unit Support (D). Close the Document Cover (E) and lift it with the Scanning Unit (Cover). • Do not touch the buttons or LCD (F) on the Operation Panel (G). May result in unintended operation. •...
  • Page 14: Install The Fine Cartridges

    Open the Ink Cartridge Locking Cover on the right side. Pinch (I) firmly and pull up the cover. 5 Install the FINE Cartridges Remove the Black FINE Cartridge Pull the orange protective tape (J) in the direction from its package. of the arrow and remove it carefully.
  • Page 15 Place the Black FINE Cartridge into the right slot • Do not knock the FINE Cartridge against the sides of the holder. • Install in a well-lit environment. • Install the Black FINE Cartridge into the right slot , and the Color FINE Cartridge into the left slot Push down...
  • Page 16 Insert the Color FINE Cartridge Lift the Scanning Unit (Cover) slightly into the left FINE Cartridge Holder (1) and fold the Scanning Unit in the same way as the Black FINE Support (2), then gently close the Cartridge. Scanning Unit (Cover) (3). 5 Install the FINE Cartridges Make sure that the LCD changes as shown in the illustration and go to the next step.
  • Page 17: Load Paper

    Open the Paper Support (A). Move the Paper Guides Load paper in the (B) to both edges. center of the Rear Tray (C). Load paper in portrait orientation with the printing side facing up. Slide the left and right Paper Guides against both edges of the paper.
  • Page 18: Fax Only Mode

    Read this section only when using the machine as a fax. If not using the machine as a fax, go to "8 Select Connection Method" on page 19. The following four modes are available for receiving faxes. Select a receive mode according to your needs.
  • Page 19: Set Up For Fax Reception

    Responses to Calls in Each Mode When a fax call arrives: While the telephone's ringtone sounds, pick up the handset. When the fax reception starts, replace the handset. If an answering machine is connected, the fax is received automatically. The telephone's ringtone sounds. The fax is received automatically.
  • Page 20 Press the FAX button (A), then press the Menu button (B). The Fax settings screen is displayed. 7 Set Up for Fax Reception Use the [ or ] button (C) to select Receive mode set., then press the OK button. The Receive mode set.
  • Page 21: Install The Software (1)

    Intended Use • Want to connect to a computer with a USB cable. • Want to connect to computers without using cables. • Want to use from multiple computers. What is Network? A system to exchange information between computers by connecting them to each other with cables or via wireless communication.
  • Page 22 Do not connect the USB cable yet. • To use the machine by connecting it to a computer, software including the drivers needs to be copied (installed) to the computer's hard disk. The installation process takes about 20 minutes. (The installation time varies depending on the computer environment or the number of application software to be installed.) •...
  • Page 23 Press the ON button (A) to TURN OFF THE MACHINE. Operating noise may continue for up to 25 seconds until the machine turns off. • Do NOT connect the USB cable to the computer and the machine yet. If you have already connected the cable, disconnect it now. Turn on the computer, then insert the Setup CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive.
  • Page 24 Windows 7/Windows Vista Windows XP/Windows 2000 9 Install the Software (1) Click Run Msetup4.exe on the AutoPlay screen, then click Continue or Yes on the User Account Control dialog box. If the User Account Control dialog box reappears in following steps, click Continue or Yes.
  • Page 25 Click Easy Install. The drivers, application software, and on-screen manuals are installed all together. • If you want to select particular items to install, click Custom Install. For Windows 7/Windows Vista SP1 or later • You can install the XPS Printer Driver from Custom Install.
  • Page 26 □ USB Port When the Printer Connection screen appears, connect the machine to the computer with the USB cable. The USB Port is located on the back center of the machine. 9 Install the Software (1) Important Information for the Installation □...
  • Page 27 Click Exit to complete the installation. If Restart is displayed, follow the instruction to restart the computer. For Macintosh: It is necessary to restart the computer before scanning using the Operation Panel on the machine for the first time. • Remove the Setup CD-ROM and keep it in a safe place.
  • Page 28 Before connecting the machine to the network, the computer needs to be connected to the network. Make sure that configuration of the computer and access point or router is complete. Internet Add (connect) the machine to the network. ■ N ot es on Wi rel ess Conn ect ion •...
  • Page 29 • If the firewall function of your security software is turned on, a warning message may appear that Canon software is attempting to access the network. If such a warning message appears, set the security software to always allow access.
  • Page 30 Turn on the computer, then insert the Setup CD- ROM into the CD-ROM drive. If you are using Windows, the setup program starts automatically. For Windows • If the program does not start automatically, double-click the CD-ROM icon in Computer or My Computer.
  • Page 31 Click Easy Install. The drivers, application software, and on-screen manuals are installed all together. • If you want to select particular items to install, click Custom Install. For Windows 7/Windows Vista SP1 or later You can install the XPS Printer Driver from Custom Install. When •...
  • Page 32 Select Use the printer on network, then click Next. Follow any on-screen instructions to proceed with the software installation. 10 Set Up a Wireless Connection When the Printer Detection screen appears, click Next. • If the Printer Connection screen appears instead of the screen above, the connection method is not correctly selected in −...
  • Page 33 Make sure the machine is turned on, then click OK. When the Set Up New Printer screen appears, click Next. • If the Detected Printers List screen appears, click Set Up New Printer. 10 Set Up a Wireless Connection...
  • Page 34 When the Connect Cable screen appears, connect the machine to the computer with the Wireless LAN setup cable. For Macintosh: • Follow the on-screen instructions and click Next. 10 Set Up a Wireless Connection □ Proceed with the installation according to the displayed screen.
  • Page 35 □ If the Detected Access Points List screen appears Select the target access point name/network name (SSID). Enter the network key. Enter upper and lower case letters of the alphabet correctly. Letters are case sensitive. To use WEP key number 2, 3 or 4, click WEP Key Number, then specify the WEP key number.
  • Page 36: Install The Software (2)

    When the Disconnect Cable screen appears, remove the Wireless LAN setup cable, then click Next. • If the Automatic Setup or Auto Setup screen appears, click OK, then perform 10 Set Up a Wireless Connection Go to "Install the Software (2) (Information)"...
  • Page 37 36. Go to v.10.4.11 on page 36. • The alphanumeric characters after Canon MX340 series is the machine's Bonjour service name or MAC address. • If the machine has not been detected, make sure of the following.
  • Page 38 Mac OS X v.10.6.x/v.10.5.x Select Canon MX340 series and click Add. Go to on page 37. 10 Set Up a Wireless Connection Mac OS X v.10.4.11 When the Printer List window appears, click Add. • When the You have no printers available.
  • Page 39 Select Canon IJ Network in the Make sure that Canon MX340 pop-up menu, select Canon MX340 series is added to the list of series in the list of printers, then click printers. Add. When the Register Printer and Scanner screen appears, click Register Scanner.
  • Page 40 Select Canon MX340 series on the Scan-from-PC Settings screen, then click OK. 10 Set Up a Wireless Connection Click Next on the Register Printer and Scanner screen. Next, read "Install the Software (2) (Information)" on page...
  • Page 41 □ Necessary Information for the User Registration The product serial number is required when registering the product. The serial number is located Click Next. inside the machine (as shown in the illustration). Follow any on-screen instructions to proceed with the software installation. Important Information for the Installation Serial No.
  • Page 42: Install The Software (3)

    Click Exit to complete the installation. If Restart is displayed, follow the instruction to restart the computer. For Macintosh: It is necessary to restart the computer before scanning using the Operation Panel on the machine for the first time. • Remove the Setup CD-ROM and keep it in a safe place.
  • Page 43 Read this section only when setting up a wireless connection by using the WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup). If not using WPS, the following procedure is not necessary. • For details on WPS, refer to the manual of your access point. Use the Menu button (A) to select Device settings.
  • Page 44 Select WLAN active/inactive, then Select Wireless LAN active, then press the OK button. press the OK button. When wireless connection is enabled, the Wi-Fi lamp (C) lights blue. The WLAN active/inactive screen is The LAN settings screen is displayed. displayed. 10 Set Up a Wireless Connection Select Wireless LAN setup, then press the OK button.
  • Page 45 Select WPS, then press the OK button. The WPS screen is displayed. Select Push button method, then press the OK button. The When the access point is ready, press [OK] of the device. screen is displayed. • To use the PIN code method for setup, select PIN code method in screen instructions to operate the machine and access point.
  • Page 46 Press and hold the WPS button on the access point (for about 5 seconds), then press the OK button on the machine within 2 minutes. For details on the WPS button pressing, refer to the manual of your access point. The Connected screen is displayed.
  • Page 47 Before setting up by using the WCN, establish wireless communication between the computer and the access point. • Canon assumes no responsibility for any damage or loss of data stored on your USB flash drive regardless of the cause even within the warranty period.
  • Page 48 Click Add the device or computer From the list, select the network using a USB flash drive. name (SSID), then click Next. 10 Set Up a Wireless Connection Connect the USB flash drive to the computer, make sure that the drive name is displayed, then click Next.
  • Page 49 Windows 7 Click Start > Control Panel > Select the network name (SSID) from View network status and tasks the list and right-click it, then select > Manage wireless networks. Properties. Select Copy this network profile to When the above screen appears, a USB flash drive.
  • Page 50 Use the Menu button (A) to select Device settings. 10 Set Up a Wireless Connection Use the [ or ] button (B) to select LAN settings, then press the OK button. The LAN settings screen is displayed. Select WLAN active/inactive, then press the OK button.
  • Page 51 Select Wireless LAN active, then press the OK button. When wireless connection is enabled, the Wi-Fi lamp (C) lights blue. The LAN settings screen is displayed. Select Wireless LAN setup, then press the OK button. The Wireless LAN setup screen is displayed.
  • Page 52 Connect the USB flash drive to the Direct Print Port (USB connector) (D) on the front of the machine, then press the OK button. The Setting completed screen is displayed. 10 Set Up a Wireless Connection Press the OK button, then remove the USB flash drive from the machine.
  • Page 53 • If the firewall function of your security software is turned on, a warning message may appear that Canon software is attempting to access the network. If such a warning message appears, set the security software to always allow access.
  • Page 54 Make sure that the machine is turned on and that the Wi-Fi lamp (A) lights blue. • It is not necessary to connect the machine to the computer with the Wireless LAN setup cable. 10 Set Up a Wireless Connection Turn on the computer, then insert the Setup CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive.
  • Page 55 Windows 7/Windows Vista Windows XP/Windows 2000 Click Run Msetup4.exe on the AutoPlay screen, then click Continue or Yes on the User Account Control dialog box. If the User Account Control dialog box reappears in following steps, click Continue or Yes. Double-click the Setup icon of the CD-ROM folder to proceed to the following screen.
  • Page 56 Click Install. For Windows • To install Easy-WebPrint EX, you need to connect your computer to the internet at this stage. (Internet Explorer 7 or later is required.) If an internet connection is not available, it is also possible to install this software later. For details, refer to "Useful Software Applications"...
  • Page 57 When the Printer Detection screen appears, click Next. • If the Printer Connection screen appears instead of the screen above, the connection method is not correctly selected in − For Windows Click Cancel and start again from , then be sure to select Use the printer on network in −...
  • Page 58: Install The Software (3) (Registration)

    When the Detected Printers List dialog box appears, select Canon MX340 series, then click Next. • If the machine is not detected, Set Up New Printer dialog box is displayed. Refer to the printed manual: Network Setup Troubleshooting. Make sure there is no problem, then click Redetect.
  • Page 59 58. Go to v.10.4.11 on page 58. • The alphanumeric characters after Canon MX340 series is the machine's Bonjour service name or MAC address. • If the machine has not been detected, make sure of the following.
  • Page 60 Mac OS X v.10.6.x/v.10.5.x Select Canon MX340 series and click Add. Go to on page 59. 10 Set Up a Wireless Connection Mac OS X v.10.4.11 When the Printer List window appears, click Add. • When the You have no printers available.
  • Page 61 Select Canon IJ Network in the Make sure that Canon MX340 pop-up menu, select Canon MX340 series is added to the list of series in the list of printers, then click printers. Add. When the Register Printer and Scanner screen appears, click Register Scanner.
  • Page 62 Select Canon MX340 series on the Scan-from-PC Settings screen, then click OK. 10 Set Up a Wireless Connection Click Next on the Register Printer and Scanner screen. Next, read "Install the Software (3) (Information)" on page...
  • Page 63 □ Necessary Information for the User Registration The product serial number is required when registering the product. The serial number is located Click Next. inside the machine (as shown in the illustration). Follow any on-screen instructions to proceed with the software installation. Important Information for the Installation Serial No.
  • Page 64 Click Exit to complete the installation. If Restart is displayed, follow the instruction to restart the computer. For Macintosh: It is necessary to restart the computer before scanning using the Operation Panel on the machine for the first time. • Remove the Setup CD-ROM and keep it in a safe place.
  • Page 65 If the machine is already connected to a wireless connection, it can be used from additional computers on the same network. To us e f rom ad ditio na l co m p u te r s Insert the Setup CD-ROM into the computer from which you want to use the machine.
  • Page 66 Use t h e Op e r a ti o n Pa n e l o n th e m ach i ne to pr i nt y o ur own items easily. Va riou s a p p l ica ti o n so ftw a re a r e ins tal l ed on th e c om puter along with the drive rs.
  • Page 67: Try Using The Machine

    Load A4 or Letter-sized plain paper. Open the Document Cover (B). Make sure that the Paper Output Tray (A) is open. This section describes how to perform a standard copy. • For details, refer to "6 Load Paper" on page 15. •...
  • Page 68 Close the Document Cover, press the COPY button (E), then press the Black button (F) or the Color button (G). Copying will start. Remove the document after printing. • Hold the Document Cover firmly when closing it because it is heavy. •...
  • Page 69 Load 4" x 6" size photo paper Start Solution Menu from the in portrait orientation with the Canon Solution Menu icon printing side facing up. on the desktop (Windows) or on the Dock (Macintosh), Make sure that the Paper Output then click One-Click to Photo Tray (A) is open.
  • Page 70 Press the FAX button (A). The fax standby screen is displayed. This section explains how to send a fax in black and white from the ADF (Auto Document Feeder) (B). • Make sure that the telephone line type is set correctly. For the setting procedure, refer to "Preparing for Faxing"...
  • Page 71: Send Faxes

    Insert the document until a beep sounds, then slide the left and right Document Guides against both ends of the document. • Place the document face-up. Use the Numeric buttons (E) to enter Press the Black button (F). the fax number. The fax is sent.
  • Page 72 After a period of use, the inside of the machine may become stained with ink. To avoid staining your hands or clothes with ink, it is recommended that you clean the Ink Cartridge Locking Cover (A) and the inside of the tray (B) with a facial tissue or the like as required. If the Scanning Unit (Cover) is left open for more than 10 minutes, the FINE Cartridge Holder moves to the right automatically.
  • Page 73: Specifications

    Transmission speed Black: Approx. 3 seconds/page at 33.6 kbps (Based on ITU-T No.1 chart for US specifications and Canon FAX Standard chart No.1 for others, both in standard mode or Canon FAX Standard chart No.1, standard mode.) Color: Approx. 1 minute/page at 33.6 kbps (Based on Canon COLOR FAX TEST SHEET.)
  • Page 74 Macintosh: Hard Disk must be formatted as Mac OS Extended (Journaled) or Mac OS Extended. • Macintosh: After upgrading from Mac OS X v.10.5 or lower to Mac OS X v.10.6, install software bundled with the Canon inkjet printer. •...
  • Page 75: Getting Help From Canon

    PG-210XL 2973B001 CL-211XL 2975B001 PG-210 2974B001 CL-211 2976B001 Call 1-800-OK-CANON to locate a dealer near you, or visit the Canon online store at www.shop.usa.canon.com CANON U.S.A. INC. One Canon Plaza, Lake Success, NY 11042 U.S.A. www.usa.canon.com QT5-2794-V01 XXXXXXXX ©CANON INC.2010...

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