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Canon PIXMA iP2000 Photo Printer Quick Start Guide. Copyright This manual is copyrighted by Canon U.S.A., Inc. with all rights reserved. Under the copyright laws, this manual may not be reproduced in any form, in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of Canon U.S.A., Inc.
Basic Printing Basic Printing Quick Start Guide This Note printer and how to use them. For more information, view the iP2000 User's Guide your printer driver interface: While in the printer's Properties window, press the F F 1 key, or click the upper right corner.
• Paper that is too thin (less than 64 gsm or 17 lb) • Paper that is too thick* (more than 105 gsm or 28 lb) *non-Canon branded paper • Picture postcards • Postcards with an affixed photo or sticker •...
Note For detailed description of the printer driver setting, see "U U sing the Auto Sheet Feeder and the Front Sheet Feeder" in the Loading Paper in the Auto Sheet Feeder Note • For detailed information on the speciality media Canon provides for use with its various printers, refer to the section Media"...
Prepare to load paper. (2) Pull out the Paper Output Tray completely as shown. Note • Set the Paper Thickness Lever to the left ( ) for plain paper. Move to the right position ( Transfers. "C C anon Speciality Media" •...
Basic Printing Load the paper. Loading the Plain Paper (3) Pinch the Paper Guide and slide it against the left side of the paper stack. Note • Do not stack more than 50 sheets in the Paper Output Tray. • Do not touch the printed surface until the ink dries. For specific drying times, refer to the instructions packaged with your media.
Loading the Envelopes Envelopes can be fed from the Auto Sheet Feeder only. Use either DL or US Comm. #10 size envelopes. Important • Do not use the envelopes with embossed or treated surface, with a double flap or pressure seals, with sticker flaps. •...
Basic Printing Loading the 4" x 6" size papers You can print on the 4" x 6" size papers. (2) Pinch the Paper Guide and slide it against the left side of the stack of paper. (4) Select 4 4 x 6 in in P P age Size. For the printer driver setting, refer to "P P rinting with Macintosh"...
Loading Paper in the Front Sheet Feeder Note • For detailed information on the speciality media Canon provides for use with its various printers, refer to the section Media" • See "P P rinting Media" in the how to load speciality media into the printer.
Basic Printing Load the paper. Note • Do not stack more than 50 sheets in the Paper Output Tray. • Do not touch the printed surface until the ink dries. For specific drying times, refer to the instructions packaged with your media. Pull out the Paper Output Tray.
Using Speciality Media Canon recommends that you use genuine Canon media to ensure optimal print quality. Photo Quality Media • Photo Paper Pro • Photo Paper Plus Glossy • Photo Paper Plus Double Sided • Photo Paper Plus Semi-Gloss • Matte Photo Paper •...
Basic Printing Canon Speciality Media Media Name Paper Support Load Limit Auto Sheet Feeder Photo Paper Pro Letter: up to 10 sheets* 4"×6": up to 20 sheets Photo Paper Plus Letter: up to Glossy 10sheets* 5"×7": up to 10 sheets 4"×6": up to...
• When using plain paper (64 gsm or 17 lb), up to 150 sheets can be set. Set Note the Paper Thickness Lever to the left and select P P lain Paper from the printer driver M M edia Type. •...
Basic Printing Open Printer Properties dialog box. (1) Select P P rint from the application software's F F ile menu. In Windows 2000, click the M M ain tab in the P P rint dialog box. Note Specify the required settings. (2) Ensure that C C anon PIXMA iP2000 is selected.
• From the P P age Setup tab select the correct document size to be Note printed. • Usually, select P P aper Feed Switch from P P aper Source. For detailed description of the P P aper Source settings, refer to "U U sing the Auto Sheet Feeder and the Front Sheet Feeder"...
Basic Printing Printing with Macintosh • The menu screens and dialog boxes that appear may vary, depending on the Note software application you are using. • The steps described in this section are for printing in Mac OS X v.10.3. •...
Specify the required settings. (1) Select P P rint from the application software's F F ile menu. Basic Printing Select Q Q uality & Media from the pop-up menu. Select the M M edia Type from the pop-up menu. Ensure that P P aper Feed Switch is selected from P P aper Source.
Basic Printing • Usually, select P P aper Feed Switch from P P aper Source. For detailed Note description of the P P aper Source settings, refer to "U U sing the Auto Sheet Feeder and the Front Sheet Feeder" in the •...
Canceling Printing You can cancel a print job while printing with the R R ESUME/CANCEL button on the printer. Press the RESUME/CANCEL button while printing. Printing is canceled and paper is fed out. Basic Printing...
• Canon Bubble Jet Direct allows you to print photos from a Canon Bubble Jet Direct compatible (PictBridge incompatible) digital camera or digital camcorder without a computer by simply connecting the digital camera or digital camcorder to this printer.
When printing with the digital camera connected to the printer, only the Note Auto Sheet Feeder can be used. The Front Sheet Feeder cannot be used. Advanced Printing (1) When loading the Canon Speciality Media, load them with the glossy side facing up. (2) Align the paper against the right side of the Auto Sheet Feeder.
Either of the following icons will display on the LCD display of the digital camera when the printer is correctly connected. A PictBridge-compatible digital camera A Canon Bubble Jet Direct compatible digital camera Direct Printing from PictBridge-compatible Digital Cameras When operating the camera, be sure to follow the instructions given in the instruction manual supplied with the camera.
“Paper Size” setting 4"×6" (Default) 5"×7" * 8.5"×11" (Letter) * This size can be selected only for Canon PictBridge-compatible cameras (Note that it cannot be selected for some models). “Paper Type” setting Paper loaded in printer Photo (Default) Photo Paper Plus Glossy...
Printing Photographs Directly from a Canon Bubble Jet Direct compatible Digital Cameras Let’s take a look at the media types that can be set on the Canon Bubble Jet Direct compatible digital camera connected to this printer and limitations. Media Types for Digital Camera...
• For the digital camera operation method and troubleshooting, refer Note to your digital camera’s manual. For print error messages, refer to "C C annot Print Properly from the Digital Camera" in the • By operating the digital camera, you can make the following prints: - You can make a standard print from the image displayed in the single display mode or in the index display mode.
In your application, select the command to print a document. The P P rint dialog box can usually be opened by selecting P P rint from the F F ile menu. Ensure that the Canon PIXMA iP2000 is selected. Then click Preferences (or Properties).
Using recommended Canon paper, speciality media, and inks for printing photographs can significantly improve the quality of your printouts. See inside the back cover for a list of Canon media and inks for this printer. For more detailed information, refer to "P P rinting Media" in the...
Advanced Printing Select Custom in Print Quality, then click Set... to open the Set Print Quality dialog box. Move the slide bar to adjust the Print Quality. When the process is complete, click OK. Open the Print dialog box. "P P rinting with Macintosh" Select Quality &...
To automatically optimize the image: Photo Optimizer PRO automatically adjusts the photographic image created with a digital camera. Use this feature to compensate for unsatisfactory color balance and over- or under-exposure before printing. Open the Printer Properties dialog box. See"O O pening the Printer Properties Dialog Box from Your Application Program" on page 26.
Advanced Printing To use Vivid Photo option: Vivid Photo intensifies background colors such as fields, trees, oceans and skies, while maintaining natural skin tones in the images. In Windows Me or Windows 98 Note If Background Printing has been disabled, the Vivid Photo function is not available.
To reduce noise from images captured with a digital camera: Photo Noise Reduction function reduces noise from blue portions, such as the sky and dark portions of the images captured with your digital camera. In Windows Me or Windows 98 Note If Background Printing has been disabled, the Photo Noise Reduction function is not available.
Advanced Printing Saving and Recalling Driver Settings When you change printer driver settings for a specific print job, such as printing black and white photos, or printing documents with a special background, you can save and name these settings for future use on similar print jobs. Open the Printer Properties dialog box.
Open the Print dialog box. "P P rinting with Macintosh" Select all of the necessary settings. Register new printer driver settings. Save Preset dialog box opens. Click OK. This registers your printer driver settings. You can retrieve or change the saved driver settings at any time. Note Retrieving print settings: Select the name of the print settings to retrieve from the P P resets in the P P rint dialog box.
Canon BJ Printers support Exif Print and use a suitable photo application to read the camera data precisely, producing optimal prints. This enables you to create prints that reproduce color more accurately.
Printing Borderless Photographs This chapter describes the steps used to print from photo applications included with your Setup Software and User’s Guide CD-ROM Media Types Suitable for Borderless Printing Note - Photo Paper Plus Glossy (LTR, 4"×6", 5"×7") - Photo Paper Plus Double Sided (LTR, 5"×7") - Photo Paper Plus Semi-Gloss (LTR, 4"×6") - Photo Paper Pro (LTR, 4"×6") - Matte Photo Paper (LTR)
Advanced Printing Click S S tart, select A A ll Programs (or P P rograms), C C anon Utilities, E E asy-PhotoPrint, and then E E asy-PhotoPrint. Double-click the hard disk icon, the A A pplications folder, the E E asy-PhotoPrint folder, and then double-click the E E asy-PhotoPrint icon.
Select the paper. Select the layout. Clicking the C C orrect/Enhance button on the Note you to edit and enhance the photos to be printed. For more information, refer to the (3) Load the media specified in the Click P P rint. Click P P rint.
Printing Maintenance Printing Maintenance When Printing Becomes Faint or Colors are Incorrect When printing becomes faint or colors are incorrect, the Print Head Nozzles are probably clogged. Follow the procedures below to clean the nozzles. Step 1 "P P rinting the Nozzle Check Pattern" Step 2 "P P rint Head Cleaning"...
Printing the Nozzle Check Pattern Print the nozzle check pattern to determine whether the ink ejects properly from the Print Head Nozzles. Use this function when printed results are blurred or the color is incorrect. The nozzle check pattern can also be printed by pressing the R R ESUME/CANCEL Note button on the printer.
Printing Maintenance Click the I I nitial Check Items button. Confirmation message for Note printing the nozzle check pattern is displayed. (4) When the confirmation message is displayed, click O O K. (5) Confirm the nozzle check pattern. "E E xamining the Nozzle Check Pattern" (6) If you want to start Print Head cleaning, click C C leaning on the P P attern Check screen.
Print the Nozzle Check Pattern. Click the I I nitial Check Items button. Confirmation message for Note printing the nozzle check pattern is displayed. (4) Confirm the nozzle check pattern. "E E xamining the Nozzle Check Pattern" (5) If you want to start Print Head cleaning, click C C leaning on the P P attern Check screen.
Printing Maintenance Examining the Nozzle Check Pattern The nozzle check pattern should appear as follows when ink is discharged properly. Examine the nozzle check pattern output by the printer. When with lines missing (black ink) If the ink level is low, the nozzle check pattern is not printed Note properly.
Printing Maintenance If there are neither missing lines nor white stripes in the nozzle check pattern, click E E xit to finish the nozzle check. If there are neither missing lines nor white stripes in the nozzle check pattern, click Q Q uit to finish the nozzle check.
Printing Maintenance Print Head Cleaning If missing lines or white stripes are found in the printed nozzle check pattern, perform Print Head cleaning to unclog the Print Head Nozzles. Cleaning the Print Head consumes ink, so perform Print Head cleaning only when necessary. •...
(3) When the confirmation message is displayed, click O O K. Important Do not perform any other operations until the Print Head cleaning finishes. This takes about 40-50 seconds. (4) If you want to print the nozzle check pattern, click P P rint Check Pattern. Otherwise, click C C ancel to finish.
Printing Maintenance Start Print Head Cleaning. Important Do not perform any other operations until the Print Head cleaning finishes. This takes about 40-50 seconds. (4) If you want to print the nozzle check pattern, click P P rint Check Pattern. Otherwise, click C C ancel to finish.
Print Head Deep Cleaning If print quality does not improve by standard Print Head cleaning, try Print Head deep cleaning, which is a more powerful process. Print Head deep cleaning consumes more ink than standard Print Head cleaning, so perform this procedure only when necessary. Ensure that the printer is turned on.
Printing Maintenance Click the I I nitial Check Items button. Confirmation message for Print Head Note deep cleaning is displayed. (4) When the confirmation message is displayed, click O O K. Print Head deep cleaning starts when the P P OWER lamp starts blinking. Do not perform any other operations until the Print Head deep cleaning is completed (about one minute).
Start Print Head Deep Cleaning. Print Head deep cleaning starts when the P P OWER lamp starts blinking. Do not perform any other operations until the Print Head deep cleaning is completed (about one minute). After Print Head deep cleaning finishes, print the nozzle check pattern to Note verify that the Print Head Nozzles are clean.
Printing Maintenance Aligning the Print Head If ruled lines are displaced or the print result is unsatisfactory, Print Head alignment is required. ì With the printer on, load a sheet of Letter-sized plain paper in the printer. Move the Paper Thickness Lever to the left position. Open the Printer Properties dialog box.
Align the Print Head. (1) Look at the print out. From the patterns, select the most even, least irregular patterns and enter the number that corresponds. If it is difficult to pick up the best pattern on Column H, pick the setting Note that produces the least noticeable vertical white stripes.
Printing Maintenance With the printer on, load a sheet of Letter-sized plain paper in the printer. Move the Paper Thickness Lever to the left position. Open the BJ Printer Utility dialog box. (1) Double-click the hard disk icon where the printer driver was installed, the Applications folder, and the U U tilities folder.
Align the Print Head. (1) Look at the print out. From the patterns, select the most even, least irregular patterns and enter the number that corresponds. If it is difficult to pick up the best pattern on Column H, pick the Note setting that produces the least noticeable vertical white stripes.
Printing Maintenance Replacing an Ink Tank If the print result is not improved after maintenance such as Print Head cleaning, an ink tank runs out of ink. Replace the ink tank with a new one. When replacing an ink tank, check the model number very carefully. The printer will not print properly if the wrong ink tank is used, or installed in the incorrect position.
Important • Do not re-attach the protective cap once you have removed it. • Once the protective cap is removed, do not touch the open ink port. Insert the ink tank. (1) Insert a new ink tank into a slot. (2) Press on the tab until the ink tank snaps firmly into place.
Printing Maintenance Resetting the Ink Counter When an ink tank is replaced, the ink counter must be reset. The low ink warning is only displayed properly if the ink counter is reset. Message Prompting Confirmation of Ink Tank Replacement If a Front Cover is open for a certain period of time, the printer will output a message prompting you to confirm replacement of the ink tank at the start of the next print job.
Resetting the Ink Counter in Printer Properties dialog box Open the P P rinter Properties dialog box and click the M M aintenance tab. Click I I nk Counter Reset. Select the newly installed ink tank, then click O O K. Open the BJ Printer Utility dialog box.
Printing Maintenance Reset the Ink Counter. (1) Select R R emaining ink level setting from the pop-up menu. (2) Click I I nk Counter Reset. (3) Select the newly installed ink tank. (4) Click O O K.
How Low Ink Warning Setting Works The low ink warning notifies you of low ink levels during printing. The Low Ink Warning has been preset to be automatically displayed. When you reset the ink counter, it will assume that the ink tank is full regardless of how much ink actually remains.
Printing Maintenance How to Display Low Ink Warning Correctly • Reset the ink counter every time you install a new ink tank. The ink counter cannot work correctly unless you synchronize it with the actual ink level. The ink counter can only be adjusted when it is reset at the time a new ink tank is installed.
Troubleshooting Troubleshooting usually falls into one of the following categories. In this chapter you will find the most common printing problems. Refer to the information on topics not covered in this section. • "C C annot Install the Printer Driver" on page 62 •...
Troubleshooting Cannot Install the Printer Driver Problem Possible Cause Cannot Install the Installation Printer Driver procedure not followed correctly Other applications running in the background Installation does not start automatically when the CD-ROM is inserted into the drive Installation CD-ROM not working properly Unable to proceed...
D D etailed Setting. 2. Drag the P P rint Quality slide bar to the F F ine end. Use High Resolution Paper, Photo Paper Pro or other Canon speciality paper to print images that have high color saturation.
Troubleshooting Problem Possible Cause Back of Paper is Inside of the printer is Smudged dirty Paper Feed Roller is dirty Media is curled Printed Surface is Inappropriate paper Scratched type used Paper Thickness Lever position is not proper Try This If the inside of the printer is dirty, printed paper may be smudged.
Troubleshooting Printer Hardware Problem Possible Cause Printer Does Not Print Head has Start or Printer overheated due to Stops During long periods of Print Jobs continuous printing Printing high- resolution photographs and graphics Printer cable is too long There may be problems in your operating system Cannot Print to...
Troubleshooting Paper Does Not Feed Properly Problem Possible Cause Paper Does Not Inappropriate paper Feed Properly type used Paper Feed Roller is dirty Paper Jams in the Auto Sheet Feeder, Front Sheet Feeder or Paper Output Slot • Check to see if the paper you are printing on is too thick or curled. "P P rint Media to Avoid"...
Problem Possible Cause Paper Does Not Paper Jams in the Feed Properly Inside of the Printer Remove the paper according to the following procedure. 1. Open the Rear Cover, and slowly pull the paper out. • If you cannot pull the paper out, ensure that the Paper Output Tray is pulled out, turn the printer off and turn it back on.
Troubleshooting Handling Error Messages When a printer error occurs, the P P OWER/ERROR lamp flashes. The number of flashes indicates the type of error that has occurred. Count the flashes and take the appropriate action to correct the error. Number of Possible Cause Flashes Two flashes...
An Error Message Appears on the Screen Problem Possible Cause Printer not ready Error Writing / Output to USBnnn or MPUSBPRNnn Paper is not loaded Load paper and press the R R ESUME/CANCEL button. Faulty connection Printer port error Printer port settings and printer interface do not match...
Troubleshooting Problem Possible Cause If the ink tank has been replaced with Have you replaced a new one ink tank with a new one? message is displayed If the Front Cover has been open for a certain period (the ink tank has not been replaced) Low Ink Warning Failure to reset ink...
Cannot Print Properly from the Digital Camera The following are the possible errors that may occur when printing directly from a digital still camera or digital video camcorder*, and the countermeasures to eliminate them. * Hereafter, the digital still camera and digital video camcorder are collectively called a digital camera or camera. Camera Error Message Printer in use Images are being printed from...
Troubleshooting • PictBridge or Canon Bubble Jet Direct compatible digital cameras can be Note connected to your printer for direct printing. • This section describes errors that are indicated on Canon-brand PictBridge- or Bubble Jet Direct-compatible cameras. The error messages and operations may vary depending on the camera you are using.
Appendix Installing the Printer Driver when using Mac OS 9.x When using other than Mac OS X (Mac OS 9.x), install the printer driver following the procedure below. Turn on your Mac and insert the Setup Software & User’s Guide CD-ROM . TURN THE PRINTER ON.
Appendix Click the iP2000 icon in the Chooser. • If i i P2000 is not displayed in Printer field, check if the printer is turned on Note or properly connected to the computer. • Do not click the PIXMA iP2000 (s) icon. Close the Chooser.
User’s Guide Table of Contents User’s Guide Your printer’s How to Use This Manual How to Read This Manual Safety Precautions Printer Parts and Their Function Front View Operation Panel Rear View Inside the Printer Using the Auto Sheet Feeder and the Front Sheet Feeder Loading Paper Changing the Paper Source...
Max Speed (Custom Setting 5): 14 ppm Standard: 7.3 ppm 203.2 mm max. (8.0 in) (for Borderless Printing: 215.9 mm / 8.5 in) Canon extended mode 42 KB USB/Direct Print Port Approx. 43 dB (A) (in the highest print quality mode) Temperature: 5 to 35°C (41 to 95°F)
Letter, Photo Paper Pro A4/Letter, Photo Paper Plus Semi-Gloss A4/ Letter, Glossy Photo Paper A4/Letter) *If using a Canon PictBridge-compatible camera, you can select it. Default (Photo Paper Plus Glossy), Photo (Photo Paper Plus Glossy), Fast Photo (Photo Paper Pro) Default (Borderless), Borderless, Bordered, 2-up/4-up/9-up/16- When 4"×6"...
Appendix BJ Printer Driver Systems Requirements • Use a computer equipped on which Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows Me, or Windows 98 can operate. • USB interface • CD-ROM drive • Available hard-disk space for printer driver installation (including temporary files) Windows XP/Windows 2000: 50MB Windows Me/Windows 98: 15MB USB operation can only be guaranteed on a PC with pre-...
Safety Precautions Please read the safety warnings and cautions provided in this manual to ensure that you use your printer safely. Do not attempt to use printer in any way not described in this manual. Warning You may cause an electric shock/fire or damage the printer if you ignore any of these safety precautions.
Appendix Caution You may cause injury or damage the printer if you ignore any of these safety precautions. Choosing a location Do not install the printer in a location that is unstable or subject to excessive vibration. Do not install the printer in locations that are very humid or dusty, in direct sunlight, outdoors, or close to a heating source.
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Cannot Install the Printer Driver ... 62 Cannot Print Properly from the Digital Camera ... 71 Canon Bubble Jet Direct compatible digital camera ... 20 CANON U.S.A., INC. LIMITED WARRANTY --- (USA Only) . 82 Cleaning ...44, 46 Connecting to a Digital Camera ... 20 Deep Cleaning ...47, 49...
Printer Properties dialog box ... 14, 26, 39, 63 Printer Setup Utility ...40 Printing Borderless Photographs ...35 Printing Photographs Directly from a Canon Bubble Jet Direct compatible Digital Cameras ...24 Printing Photographs Directly from a Digital Camera ...20 Printing the Nozzle Check Pattern ...39 Recalling Driver Settings ...32...
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