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Canon PIXMA iX7000 Series Getting Started

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Make sure to read this manual before using the printer. Please keep it in hand for future reference.

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  • Page 1: Getting Started

    Photo Printer series Getting Started Read Me First Make sure to read this manual before using the printer. Please keep it in hand for future reference.
  • Page 2 ■ Sym bo l s Us ed i n Thi s D oc ument Instructions including important information. Be sure to read these indications. Instructions as notes for operation or additional explanations. Descriptions for operations that take some time to complete. Indicates operations in Windows.
  • Page 3: Set Up The Printer

    Contents USB Connection Set Up the Printer To Use the Printer by Connecting to a Computer USB Connection Install the software and connect the printer to a computer. After Installing the Printer Wired LAN Connection Turn on the printer, then install the Print Head and ink tanks.
  • Page 4 Set Up the Printer Preparation ■ Dev i ce s Requi r ed to Co nnect to Computers USB Connection Wired LAN Connection USB cable Router, etc. LAN cable The USB cable supplied with the printer is required. A network device (router, etc.) and LAN cable are required. Set Up the Printer...
  • Page 5 ■ Che ck th e I ncl ud ed I tem s Before turning on the printer, remove all orange tapes and protective sheets from the inside and outside of the printer. Print Head power cord • Manuals • Setup CD-ROM (containing the drivers, applications and on-screen manuals) •...
  • Page 6 Installing the Cassette □ Choosing a Location • When installing the printer, lift and move it with the help of another person. • Do not install the printer where an object may fall on it. The object may fall inside the printer, resulting in malfunction.
  • Page 7 Turn the Power On Plug the power cord into the back right of the printer, then connect the other end to the wall outlet. • Do NOT connect the USB cable or LAN cable at this stage. Turn on the printer (A). Make sure that the POWER lamp (B) lights green.
  • Page 8 Install the Print Head • Handle the Print Head carefully. Do not drop or apply excessive pressure to it. Set Up the Printer Open the Paper Output Tray (A) and the Top Cover (B). • The Print Head Holder makes a noise as it moves. This is normal operation. •...
  • Page 9 Firmly raise the Print Head Lock Lever (D) of the Print Head Holder until it stops. • Do not touch the inside of the Print Head Holder (E). The printer may not print properly if you touch it. Remove the Print Head from the silver package.
  • Page 10 Tilt the Print Head forward and set it in place as shown. • Do not knock the Print Head against the sides of the holder. Set Up the Printer Lower the Print Head Lock Lever completely. • Hold the Print Head Lock Lever firmly and lower it gently. •...
  • Page 11 Install the Ink Tanks • Handle the ink tanks carefully. Do not drop or apply excessive pressure to them. • If the Top Cover is left open for more than 10 minutes, the Print Head Holder moves to the right. In this case, close and reopen the Top Cover.
  • Page 12 Tilt the ink tank, then insert it under the label and against the back end of the slot. Make sure that the color of the label matches the ink tank. • Match the labels when installing. Set Up the Printer Press the PUSH mark on the ink tank firmly until it clicks.
  • Page 13 Install all the other ink tanks in the same way. Install all the ink tanks. Make sure all the Ink lamps light red. • Once you have installed the ink tanks, do not remove them unnecessarily. Close the Top Cover (D). •...
  • Page 14 Install the Clear Ink Tank Open the Clear Ink Tank Cover (A). Set Up the Printer Open the Clear Ink Tank Locking Cover (B). Pinch the tab and push back to open. Remove the orange tape in the direction of the arrow from the clear ink tank.
  • Page 15 Insert the clear ink tank straight. Replace the Clear Ink Tank Locking Cover, then press the center firmly until it clicks. • Once you have installed the clear ink tank, do not remove it unnecessarily. Close the Clear Ink Tank Cover. •...
  • Page 16 • 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 17 Select the method to connect the printer to the computer according to your system environment. USB Connection This is recommended when you use the printer on only one computer. Wired LAN Connection This is recommended when using the printer on a computer connected to a network. Internet P.16 Setup Additional Computers...
  • Page 18 USB Connection □ If the Found New Hardware or Found New Hardware Wizard dialog box appears: If you connect a USB cable to the printer before installation of the drivers, this screen appears. Remove the USB cable connected to your computer. The dialog box may close.
  • Page 19 Turn on the computer, then insert the Setup CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive. The setup program will start automatically. • If the program does not start automatically, double-click the CD-ROM icon in Computer or My Computer. When the CD-ROM contents appear, double-click MSETUP4.EXE.
  • Page 20 To Use the Printer by Connecting to a Computer 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. Click Easy Install. The drivers, application software, and on-screen manuals are installed all together.
  • Page 21 Select Use the printer via USB, then click Next. Follow any on-screen instructions to proceed with the software installation. When the Start Setup screen appears, click Execute. To Use the Printer by Connecting to a Computer...
  • Page 22 □ Print Head Alignment Load two sheets of A4 or Letter-sized plain paper into the Cassette (B) by referring to "Loading Paper" on page 54, then click Execute. Do not open the Top Cover (C) while printing. It takes about 5 minutes to start printing because ink replenishment is in progress.
  • Page 23 □ Necessary Information for the User Registration The product serial number is required when registering the product. The serial number is located inside the printer (as shown in the illustration). • When opening the Top Cover, the Print Head Holder moves automatically. Important Information for the Installation □...
  • Page 24 Click Exit to complete the installation. Canon IJ Network Tool starts automatically. Remove the Setup CD-ROM and keep it in a safe place. On the Canon IJ Network Tool screen, select USB connection, then click OK. Next, read "Loading Paper" on page 54!
  • Page 25 Wired LAN Connection □ If the Found New Hardware or Found New Hardware Wizard dialog box appears: If you connect a USB cable to the printer before installation of the drivers, this screen appears. Remove the USB cable connected to your computer. The dialog box may close.
  • Page 26 Windows Vista Windows XP/2000 Click Run Msetup4.exe on the AutoPlay screen, then click Continue on the User Account Control dialog box. If the User Account Control dialog box reappears in following steps, click Continue. To Use the Printer by Connecting to a Computer Click Easy Install.
  • Page 27 Select Use the printer on network, then click Next. Read the License Agreement screen carefully and click Yes. Follow any on-screen instructions to proceed with the software installation. Windows Macintosh When the Please Allow All Install Wizard Processes screen appears, click Next. To Use the Printer by Connecting to a Computer...
  • Page 28 On the Setup Method screen, select Connect printer to the network for the first time, then click Next. • If the above screen is not displayed, click Cancel and start again from step select Use the printer on network in step . To Use the Printer by Connecting to a Computer Prepare Cables USB cable...
  • Page 29 When the Printer Connection screen appears, connect the printer to the computer with a USB cable. A USB cable is used to send the network settings to the printer. • The USB Port is located on the right side at the back of the printer. The lower port is for USB. Windows Macintosh Turn on the printer.
  • Page 30 When the Setup Preparations dialog box appears, make sure that preparation is complete, then click Next. To Use the Printer by Connecting to a Computer When the above screen appears, remove the Cap (B) of the printer, connect a network device with a LAN cable (C), then click Yes.
  • Page 31 □ If the following dialog box appears When the Set Printer IP Address dialog box appears, click Connect. If the printer is detected automatically, the Set Printer IP Address dialog box does not appear. • If no connection is established even after Connect is clicked, refer to "The Set Printer IP Address Screen is Displayed"...
  • Page 32 □ Print Head Alignment Load two sheets of A4 or Letter-sized plain paper into the Cassette (D) by referring to "Loading Paper" on page 54, then click Execute. Do not open the Top Cover (E) while printing. It takes about 5 minutes to start printing because ink replenishment is in progress.
  • Page 33 Important Information for the Installation □ About Extended Survey Program If you can agree to Extended Survey Program, click Agree. If you click Do not agree, the Extended Survey Program will not be installed. (This has no effect on the printer's functionality.) Click Exit to complete the installation.
  • Page 34 Wired LAN Connection Connect the printer to the computer with a USB cable. Make sure the printer is turned on. A USB cable is used to send the network settings to the printer. • The USB Port is located on the right side at the back of the printer.
  • Page 35 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. Click Install. Windows Macintosh Read the License Agreement screen carefully and click Yes. Follow any on-screen instructions to proceed with the software installation.
  • Page 36 When the Start Setup screen appears, click Execute. To Use the Printer by Connecting to a Computer Windows Click Restart. The Print Head Alignment screen appears after the computer has been restarted. Macintosh...
  • Page 37 □ Print Head Alignment Load two sheets of A4 or Letter-sized plain paper into the Cassette (A) by referring to "Loading Paper" on page 54, then click Execute. Do not open the Top Cover (B) while printing. It takes about 5 minutes to start printing because ink replenishment is in progress.
  • Page 38 (This has no effect on the printer's functionality.) • The screen does not appear on Mac OS X v.10.3.9. Windows Macintosh Click Exit to complete the installation. Canon IJ Network Tool starts automatically. Remove the Setup CD-ROM and keep it in a safe place.
  • Page 39 On the Canon IJ Network Tool screen, select LAN connection, then click OK. □ If the following screen appears If the Setup Preparations screen Select Setup in the pop-up menu, select iX7000 series in appears, make sure that preparation Printers, then click OK.
  • Page 40 When the above screen appears, remove the Cap (G) of the printer, connect a network device with a LAN cable (H), then click Yes. To Use the Printer by Connecting to a Computer □ When the Set Printer IP Address screen appears, click Connect.
  • Page 41 14-A Mac OS X v.10.4.x 14-B Mac OS X v.10.3.9 14-C Wait for a while, then select Canon iX7000 series and click Add. • The alphanumeric characters after Canon iX7000 series is the printer's Bonjour service name or MAC address.
  • Page 42 Add. Browser window. To Use the Printer by Connecting to a Computer Mac OS X v.10.3.9 14-C Select Canon IJ Network in the pop-up menu, select iX7000 series in the list of printers, then click Add. Windows Macintosh Make sure that iX7000 series is added to the list of printers.
  • Page 43 14-C Mac OS X v.10.3.9 When the Printer List window appears, click Add. Select Canon IJ Network in the pop-up menu, select iX7000 series in the list of printers, then click Add. Windows Macintosh Make sure that iX7000 series is added to the list of printers.
  • Page 44 Setup Additional Computers Make sure that the printer is turned on and that it is connected to the network with a LAN cable. • It is not necessary to connect the printer to the computer with a USB cable. To Use the Printer by Connecting to a Computer Turn on the computer, then insert the Click Run Msetup4.exe on the AutoPlay screen, then Setup CD-ROM into the CD-ROM...
  • Page 45 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. Click Install. For Windows Vista/XP • If you are using Internet Explorer 7 or later, you can use the Web print software Easy-WebPrint EX.
  • Page 46 Read the License Agreement screen carefully and click Yes. Follow any on-screen instructions to proceed with the software installation. To Use the Printer by Connecting to a Computer When the Please Allow All Install Wizard Processes screen appears, click Next. Windows Macintosh On the Setup Method screen, select Printer is...
  • Page 47 When the Printers dialog box appears, select the printer, then click Next. • If the printer is not detected, make sure of the following, click Update. − The printer is turned on. − The printer is connected to the network device with the LAN cable.
  • Page 48 Important Information for the Installation □ Necessary Information for the User Registration The product serial number is required when registering the product. The serial number is located inside the printer (as shown in the illustration). • When opening the Top Cover (A), the Print Head Holder moves automatically.
  • Page 49 Setup Additional Computers Make sure that the printer is turned on and that it is connected to the network with a LAN cable. • It is not necessary to connect the printer to the computer with a USB cable. Turn on the computer, then insert Double-click the Setup icon of the CD-ROM folder to proceed the Setup CD-ROM into the CD- to the following screen.
  • Page 50 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. To Use the Printer by Connecting to a Computer Click Install. Windows Macintosh Read the License Agreement screen carefully and click Yes.
  • Page 51 When the Start Setup screen appears, click Next. Go to the next step without performing Print Head Alignment. Follow any on-screen instructions to proceed with the installation. Important Information for the Installation □ Necessary Information for the User Registration The product serial number is required when registering the product.
  • Page 52 Click Restart. On the Canon IJ Network Tool screen, select LAN connection, After the computer restarts, Canon IJ then click OK. Network Tool starts automatically. Remove the Setup CD-ROM and keep it in a safe place. To Use the Printer by Connecting to a Computer Windows □...
  • Page 53 12-A Mac OS X v.10.4.x 12-B Mac OS X v.10.3.9 12-C The alphanumeric characters after Canon iX7000 series is the printer's Bonjour service name or MAC address. If the printer has not been detected, make sure of the following. −...
  • Page 54 Add. Browser window. To Use the Printer by Connecting to a Computer Mac OS X v.10.3.9 12-C Select Canon IJ Network in the pop-up menu, select iX7000 series in the list of printers, then click Add. Windows Macintosh Make sure that iX7000 series is added to the list of printers.
  • Page 55 12-C Mac OS X v.10.3.9 When the Printer List window appears, click Add. Select Canon IJ Network in the pop-up menu, select iX7000 series in the list of printers, then click Add. Windows Macintosh Make sure that iX7000 series is added to the list of printers.
  • Page 56 After Installing the Printer Loading Paper This section explains how to load paper in the Cassette (A) and the Rear Tray (B). The Cassette supports plain paper (C) only. To print photo paper / Hagaki (D), be sure to load it in the Rear Tray. After Installing the Printer Pull out the Cassette slowly with Pinch the Paper Guides (F) and (G),...
  • Page 57 Pinch the Paper Guide, then align it with the paper size. The Paper Guide will stop when it aligns with the corresponding mark of paper size. • There may be a little space between the Paper Guide and the paper stack. Pinch the Paper Guide on the right, then slide it to set the Paper Guides against both edges of the paper.
  • Page 58 Open the Paper Support (I). • Pull out the Front Tray Extension (J) beforehand. After Installing the Printer Move the Paper Guides Load paper in the center of the (K) to both edges. Rear Tray. Load paper in portrait orientation with the printing side facing up.
  • Page 59 Introduction of Manuals The fo l l ow in g manual s ar e s up plied w it h th e p r in te r. Ge t ti n g St art ed (t h is manual) N et w ork Set up Tr oubl eshoot i ng Describes how to set up and use your printer.
  • Page 60 (Internet connection is required.) Open various applications and on-screen manuals with a single click. You can start Solution Menu from the Canon Solution Menu icon on the desktop (Windows) or on the Dock (Macintosh). If you have a problem with printer settings, click the Change settings or find solutions to...
  • Page 61 Utilizing the Printer Use a p p l ic ati ons s uppl ied wit h t he p ri n te r t o ea sil y enhan c e doc ument s an d p ho to s, pri nt o n both s i des of paper o r print in A3 si ze.
  • Page 62: Getting Help From Canon

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