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Preparations Prepare the printer for use by installing it and connecting the power cord. Install the printer. You can use the following two methods for installing the printer. • Install with the optional stand Assemble the stand and install the printer referring to the Printer Stand Setup Guide included with the stand.
Install the Printheads Press the Power button to turn on the printer. When the display screen shows Open Upper Cover, open the top cover. Hold the printhead by the grips (a) as you remove it from the pouch. Pull the printhead fixer cover down toward the front to lock the printhead in place.
Install the Ink Tanks Open the ink tank cover. Open the pouch and remove the ink tank. • Never touch the ink holes (a) or metal contacts (b). Touching these parts may cause stains, damage the ink tank, and affect print quality. •...
Install the Software and the Electronic Manuals Windows You can print from Windows via USB or TCP/IP (network) connections. The installation procedure varies depending on how your printer is connected. Install the software and the electronic manuals by following instructions below. If you connect the printer with a USB cable, refer to "For USB connections"...
In the Printer Selection window, select The printer is connected directly to a computer and click Next. • Be careful not to insert the USB cable into the Ethernet port. When you restart the computer, the software settings are enabled. The software installation is now completed.
For TCP/IP (network) connections Install the software • If the printer is already connected to the network, confirm the IP address assigned to the printer. Ask your network administrator for further information. In the Printer Selection window, select The printer is connected to computers in a network and click Next.
When entering the printer's IP address manually In the IP Address Specification window, select either IPv4 Address or IPv6 Address to enter the printer's IP address and click Install. The installation process begins. In the Finish window, select Restart my computer now and click Restart.
Macintosh You can print from Macintosh via USB or network connections such as Bonjour or IP. Install the software and electronic manuals depending on your computer environment. <Compatible Operating Systems> Mac OS X 10.4.11 or later Install the software • If you install the software, log onto the computer as an administrator.
Click Quit. The software installation is now completed. Next, connect the printer to the computer. Select the printer to setup Click Next. Click Finish. • To register another printer, click Continue Registration, and repeat MEMO steps 17 to 19. Install the electronic manuals Next, install the electronic manuals.
Click Install. When clicking the User's Manual button, the User's Guide will be opened and clicking the Paper Reference Guide button, the Paper Reference Guide will be opened. Load Paper to Adjust the Printheads Load the provided sample paper and adjust the Printheads. As the system is charged for the first time, Select type of paper for printhead adj.
Turn off the printer and wait at least three seconds before restoring the power. If the message appears again, write down the error code and message, turn off the printer, and contact your Canon dealer for assistance. Write down the error code and message, turn off the printer, and...