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Canon imagePROGRAF iPF8300S Basic Guide No.3 Basic Manual

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Large-Format Printers
Basic Guide
Please read the following electronic
manuals also.
• User's Guide
• Paper Reference Guide
Read this manual before attempting to operate the printer.
Keep this manual in a handy location for future referencing.
Printer Relocation
Software
Installation
This Basic Guide includes three booklets.
Be sure to read " Safety Precautions" in the fi rst
booklet,
Printer Operations.
Safety Precautions ........................................2
How to read the Basic Guides ..........................6
Parts .................................................................8
Loading Rolls in the Printer ............................14
Loading Sheets in the Printer .........................20
Removing Sheets ...........................................22
Consumables..................................................23
Replacing Ink Tanks .......................................24
Replacing the Maintenance Cartridge ............30
Replacing the Printhead .................................36
Menu Map.......................................................42
Troubleshooting ................................................2
If Roll Paper Jams ..........................................20
If a Sheet Jams...............................................22
If Paper is Soiled ............................................24
If Printing is Faint ............................................26
If Vertical Lines are Warped or Colors are
Misaligned ..................................................27
If Banding Occurs ...........................................29
If Line Length Does Not Match .......................31
Error Messages ..............................................33
Printer Relocation
Preparing to Transfer the Printer ......................2
Reinstalling the Printer .....................................8
Software Installation
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   Summary of Contents for Canon imagePROGRAF iPF8300S Basic Guide No.3

  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Large-Format Printers Basic Guide Please read the following electronic manuals also. • User's Guide • Paper Reference Guide Read this manual before attempting to operate the printer. Keep this manual in a handy location for future referencing. Printer Relocation Software Installation This Basic Guide includes three booklets.
  • Page 2: Printer Operations Safety Precautions

    • Be sure to contact your Canon dealer before transferring the printer to a new location. Ink may leak and damage the printer if you do not prepare the printer correctly and it is tipped or stood on end in transit.
  • Page 3: Remove Paper

    If consumables must be replaced, the message Consumables must be replaced. Call for service. is shown on the Display Screen and preparation is not possible. If this message is displayed, press the OK button and contact your Canon dealer for assistance. Preparing to Transfer the Printer Ready OK:Setting/Adj.
  • Page 4 Preparing to Transfer the Printer Remove the Ink Tank Open the left and right ink tank covers. Lift the stopper (a) of the Ink Tank Lock Lever . Lift the Ink Tank Lock Lever until it stops, and then push it down to the front.
  • Page 5: The Manuals Supplied With This Printer

    Preparing to Transfer the Printer Close the Ink Tank Cover . At this point, ink is drawn out from inside the tubes. • Do not remove the Maintenance Cartridge during this process. Ink may leak out. When the process is fi nished, Preparations for moving the printer fi...
  • Page 6: How To Read The Basic Guides

    Preparing to Transfer the Printer Pack the printer Press the Power button and turn off the printer. • Turn off the printer before you unplug it. It may damage the printer if you unplug it before it is off and transfer it in that state.
  • Page 7 Grasp the Belt , insert it between the Belt Stopper , and affi x the Belt Stopper with a hex screw at the position indicated. • Here, the Belt Stopper is the one that was removed and stored after initial installation. Neglecting to attach the Belt Stopper may damage the printer.
  • Page 8: Parts

    Reinstalling the Printer The basic workfl ow for reinstalling the printer is as follows. For detailed instructions, see the Setup Guide . Assemble the stand • The Stand must be assembled by at least two people on a fl at surface. Attempting assembly by yourself poses a risk of injury or bending the Stand .
  • Page 9: Connect The Power Cord

    Reinstalling the Printer Attach the media take-up unit (optional) Referring to the Setup Guide included with the Media Take-up Unit , attach the Media Take-up Unit . Remove the packaging material Remove tape and packaging material attached to the printer. Connect the power cord Connect one end of the power cord to the Power Supply Connector on the back of the printer and plug the other end into...
  • Page 10 Reinstalling the Printer Install the ink tanks Open the Ink Tank Cover and install the ink tanks. Install the software and electronic manuals Note that the driver installation procedure varies depending on the type of connection. (→ , Installing the Software (Windows)) (→...
  • Page 11 Reinstalling the Printer Load rolls in the printer Load the Roll Media in the printer. (→ , Loading Rolls in the Printer)
  • Page 12: Attaching The Roll Holder To Rolls

    Installing the Software (Windows) The basic instructions for installing the software are as follows. For detailed instructions, see the Setup Guide . Compatible operating systems Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP •...
  • Page 13 Follow the instructions displayed to complete installation. • For USB connections, when the dialog box at right is displayed, make sure the printer is on and connect the printer and computer with the USB cable. On the Finish window, select Restart my computer now and click Restart .
  • Page 14: Loading Rolls In The Printer

    Installing the Software (Mac OS X) The basic instructions for installing the software are as follows. For detailed instructions, see the Setup Guide . Compatible operating systems Mac OS X 10.4.11 or later Supported connection methods The printer driver works over USB or network (Bonjour or IP) connections. Follow these steps to install the software and electronic manuals.
  • Page 15 After installation, click Quit . Installation of the software is now fi nished. Next, connect the printer and computer. After confi rming the printer is on, connect the printer to your computer or the network. Click Next and follow the instructions displayed to register the printer to set up and update the paper information.
  • Page 16: Convenient Printer Driver Features

    In the File menu of the source application, choose the appropriate menu item for printer settings to display the Print dialog box. • Access the Main pane. • Select the Print Preview check box. • After you click Print , the Canon imagePROGRAF Preview window will be displayed.
  • Page 17: Mac Os X

    Rotate Page 90 degrees (Conserve Paper) You can conserve roll paper by specifying particular settings as suitable for your original. When originals are printed in portrait orientation, the original is rotated 90 degrees before printing if it fi ts within the roll width. This enables you to conserve paper.
  • Page 18: Removing The Roll From The Printer

    Convenient Printer Driver Features Borderless Printing In regular printing, a margin required by the printer is added around the original. With borderless printing, you can print documents without the margin, so that the printed image covers the entire surface of the paper. Instructions in Windows and Mac OS Windows •...
  • Page 19: Large-format Printing

    Large-Format Printing You can create vertical or horizontal banners by printing originals in banner formats on rolls. Originals created in Microsoft Word or other applications in your preferred size can be enlarged to fi ll the width of roll paper by completing simple printer driver settings.
  • Page 20: Loading Sheets In The Printer

    Convenient Printer Driver Features Enlarged/Reduced Printing Originals can be printed at larger or smaller sizes, as desired. Instructions in Windows and Mac OS Windows • Access the Page Setup sheet. • Click the width of the loaded roll in the Roll Paper Width list.
  • Page 21: Adobe Photoshop

    Other Methods of Printing: Printing from Print Plug-Ins Using print plug-ins, you can print directly from applications such as Adobe Photoshop and Digital Photo Professional . The main features of Print Plug-In are as follows. • You can automatically detect the color space of Adobe RGB or sRGB-use images, etc., and automatically set optimal profi...
  • Page 22: Removing Sheets

    Index Adobe Photoshop ... 21 Belt Stopper ... 7 Bonjour ... 14 Borderless printing... 18 Carrying Handles ... 8 Compatible operating systems ... 12, 14 Digital Photo Professional ... 21 Ejection Guide ... 6 Ejection support ... 6 Enlarged/reduced printing ... 20 Ink hole ...
  • Page 24: Replacing Ink Tanks

    Canon Inc. 30-2, Shimomaruko 3-chome, Ohta-ku, Tokyo 146-8501, Japan Canon U.S.A., Inc. One Canon Plaza, Lake Success, NY 11042 U.S.A Canon Europe Ltd. 3 The Square, Stockley Park, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB11 1ET United Kingdom Canon (China) Co., Ltd. 15F Jinbao Building No.89 Jinbao Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100005, China Canon Australia Pty.

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