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Canon i80 Color Bubble Jet 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 This Q Q uick Start Guide describes some of the features of your i80 printer Note and how to use them. For more information, view the i80 U U ser's Guide installed on your computer, or use the online help within your printer driver interface: While in the printer's Properties window, press the F F 1 key, or click the upper right corner.
Loading the Print Media This section describes how to load plain paper into your printer. • For detailed information on the speciality media Canon provides for use with its various printers, refer to the section "U U sing Speciality Media" on page 5.
Basic Printing Prepare to load paper. Load the paper. (3) Slide the paper guide against the left side of the stack of paper. Do not stack more than 10 sheets in the paper output slot cover. Note Do not touch the printed surfaces until the ink dries. For specific drying times, refer to the instructions packaged with your media.
Using Speciality Media Canon recommends that you use genuine Canon media to ensure optimal print quality. Photo Quality Media • Photo Paper Pro • Photo Paper Pro Perforated • Photo Paper Plus Glossy • Photo Paper Plus Semi-Gloss • Matte Photo Paper •...
Basic Printing Canon Speciality Media Media Name Paper Rest Load Limit Photo Paper Pro Letter: up to 1 sheet 4"×6": up to 10 sheets Photo Paper Pro 4"×6": up to 10 sheets Perforated Photo Paper Plus Letter: up to 5 sheets Glossy 5"×7": up to 10 sheets...
Printing with Windows 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 Windows XP. Create a document or open a file to print. Open Printer Properties dialog box.
Basic Printing Specify the required settings. From the P P age Setup tab select the correct document size to be Note printed. To adjust Print Quality settings, select C C ustom and click S S et on the Main tab. You can control quality in the S S et Print Quality dialog box. For details about other printer driver functions, refer to the Guide or Help.
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. Create a document or open a file to print. Select Paper Size.
Basic Printing Specify the required settings. (1) Select P P rint from the application software's F F ile menu. When you select the print mode appropriate to your document from Note the P P rint Mode, the document will be printed in color and print quality suited to the characteristics of the M M edia Type you have selected.
Printing Data through Infrared Communication If you have a computer or PDA with an infrared port for wireless data transmission, you can print data with a cordless connection with the printer. You can print images, an address book, schedule, or memos received from a PDA in a specified format through infrared communication.
Basic Printing Requirements for Infrared Communication with the PDA In order to use infrared communication, your PDA must satisfy the following requirements: Printable contents Character code To carry out printing through infrared communication with a mobile Note phone: - The mobile phone must have an IrDA port and support IrMC ver 1.1. - JPEG images are only supported.
Setting the Media Type, Paper Size, and Layout When Printing From a PDA You can select the media type, page size, layout and borderless printing in the i80 Setup Utility when printing from a PDA or mobile phone. Important Before using the i i 80 Setup Utility, you must connect this printer to your computer with a USB cable and install the printer driver and the i i 80 Setup Utility.
Basic Printing Specify the paper size and layout. Changing the Photo Print Settings (1) Click C C hange on P P hoto Print Settings in the i80 setup utility screen. The P P hoto Printing dialog box appears. (2) Select a desired layout for printing. 4×6 Prints a photo on Photo Paper Plus Glossy 4"×6"/101.6×152.4 mm paper without border.
(5) Click S S end. You can perform printing from a PDA or mobile phone with the specified media type and layout. Changing the Document Print Settings (1) Click C C hange on D D ocument Print Settings in the i80 setup utility screen. The D D ocument Printing dialog box appears.
Basic Printing Performing Infrared Communication When performing infrared communication, also refer to your computer or PDA manual. Set up the Printer. (1) Ensure that the universal AC adapter is connected securely. When using an optional battery, ensure that it has been charged. (2) Open the paper rest and turn on the printer.
This printer supports Canon “Bubble Jet Direct.” It 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.
Advanced Printing When printing photos with the digital camera connected to the printer, Note it is advisable to use the AC adapter supplied with the camera. If you use the camera battery, be sure to charge it fully. Depending on the model or brand of your camera, you may have to select a mode of printing photos in compliance with “PictBridge”...
If any setting cannot be made, the default setting explained above is used. Names of settings that are displayed on Canon PictBridge-compatible cameras are used in the description given below. Different names may be displayed on your camera depending on the brand or model.
“Paper Type” for this printer. To use Photo Paper Pro, select “Fast Photo” in “Paper type”. If using a Canon PictBridge-compatible camera, you can select 5"×7" in “Paper Size”. The following sizes and types of paper can be loaded in the printer by selecting options in “Paper Size”...
Printing Photographs Directly from a Canon “Bubble Jet Direct” compatible digital camera 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...
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 i80 is selected. Then click Preferences (or Properties). The P P rinter Properties dialog box opens.
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. Printer Driver Settings The printer driver has a variety of settings that can be used to enhance the colors and output of your photographs.
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. See "P P rinting with Macintosh" on page 9. 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"...
Advanced Printing To use Vivid Photo, select the V V ivid Photo check box on the E E ffects tab. To use Vivid Photo, select the V V ivid Photo check box under S S pecial Effects. 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.
Advanced Printing To use Photo Noise Reduction, select the P P hoto Noise Reduction check box on the Effects tab. To use Photo Noise Reduction, select the P P hoto Noise Reduction check box under Special Effects.
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. See "P P rinting with Macintosh" on page 9. 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.
Advanced Printing Using Printer Driver Options Getting to know the basic features of your printer driver will provide you with sufficient expertise to print a wide range of images and documents. The illustrations below provide a basic introduction to the many features offered by your printer driver.
Using the Bundle Software Setup Software & User’s Guide CD-ROM includes photo applications designed to edit the photographs taken by a digital camera and print them as photo-lab quality prints. Please use the application(s) suitable for your print purposes. To install applications, refer to Note For details about photo applications, refer to the Easy-PhotoPrint (Windows/Macintosh)
Advanced Printing Printing Borderless Photographs with Windows This chapter describes the steps used to print from photo applications included with your Setup Software and User’s Guide CD-ROM using the Borderless Printing mode. Media Types Suitable for Borderless Printing Note Media types compatible with Borderless Printing include Photo Paper Plus Glossy (LTR, 4"×6", 5"×7"), Photo Paper Plus Semi-gloss (LTR, 4"×6"), Photo Paper Pro (LTR, 4"×6"), Matte Photo Paper (LTR), and Glossy Photo Paper (LTR, 4"×6").
Select photographs. (1) Select the folder containing the photograph you want to print. All photographs in the selected folder are displayed. (2) Click [ [ ] on the thumbnail of the photograph you want to print and specify the number of copies. Select the paper.
Advanced Printing Select the layout. (3) Load the media specified in the (4) Click P P rint. Printing Borderless Photographs with Macintosh This chapter describes the steps used to print from photo applications included with your Setup Software and User’s Guide CD-ROM using the Borderless Printing mode. Media Types Suitable for Borderless Printing Note Media types compatible with Borderless Printing include Photo Paper Plus...
Start Easy-PhotoPrint. (1) Store the photographs you took with your digital camera in the folder on the hard disk. This section describes how to print photographs stored in the folder on the hard disk. (2) 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.
Advanced Printing Select the paper. Select the layout. (3) Load the media specified in the (4) Click P P rint. (5) When the confirmation message is displayed, click O O K. (6) Click P P rint in the P P rint dialog box. Click the Selection tab.
Printing Maintenance When Printing Becomes Faint or Colors are Incorrect When printing becomes faint or colors are incorrect, even if ink remains in the ink tanks, the print head nozzles are probably clogged. Follow the procedures below to clean the nozzles. Step 1 "P P rinting the Nozzle Check Pattern"...
Printing Maintenance 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. Nozzle check pattern printing can be executed also from the printer itself. With Note the printer on, load a sheet of A4 or Letter paper in the printer.
(3) When the confirmation message is displayed, click O O K. The nozzle check pattern will be printed When the message is displayed, click O O K. With the printer on, load a sheet of Letter paper in the printer. Open the BJ Printer Utility dialog box.
Printing Maintenance (3) When the confirmation message is displayed, click O O K. The nozzle check pattern will be printed 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. If the ink level is low, the nozzle check pattern is not printed properly.
Print Head Cleaning Clean the print head if you suspect that the nozzles might be clogged. Cleaning the print head consumes ink, so perform print head cleaning only when necessary. Print head cleaning can also be performed from the printer itself. Ensure that Note the printer is turned on.
Printing Maintenance Print the nozzle check pattern to verify that the print head nozzles are clean. When print head cleaning finishes, the confirmation message is displayed. (1) Click O O K. The nozzle check pattern will be printed. When the message is displayed, click O O K. (2) Examine the nozzle check pattern.
Start Print Head Cleaning. (3) Select the ink nozzles to be cleaned, and then click O O K. Important Do not perform any other operations until the print head cleaning finishes. This takes about 60 seconds. Print the nozzle check pattern to verify that the print head nozzles are clean. When print head cleaning finishes, the confirmation message is displayed.
Printing Maintenance 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 ink, so perform this procedure only when necessary. Ensure that the printer is turned on.
Ensure that the printer is turned on. 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. (2) Double-click the P P rint Center icon. (3) Select i80 from the N N ame list and click C C onfigure.
Printing Maintenance Aligning the Print Head If ruled lines are printed misaligned, adjust the print head position. ì With the printer on, load a sheet of Letter paper in the printer. Move the paper thickness lever to the right 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 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 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. Black: BCI-15 Black Replacing an Ink Tank When an ink tank runs out of ink, replace it using the following steps.
Prepare a replacement ink tank. (1) Unpack a new ink tank and remove the orange protective cap. 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.
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 an ink tank is removed, 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 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.
Troubleshooting Troubleshooting usually falls into one of the following categories. In this chapter you will find the most common printing problems. Refer to the User's Guide for additional information on topics not covered in this section. • "C C annot Install the Printer Driver" on page 56 •...
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...
Printed Ruled Lines are Displaced Print head is misaligned Media not loaded with the print-side up Incorrect paper type Glossy photo paper other than the Canon speciality media is used Incorrect Paper thickness lever position Print Quality not set properly...
Troubleshooting Problem Possible Cause Printed Surface is Inappropriate paper Scratched type used 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...
Problem Possible Cause Printer Does Not The message Start or Printer "Cannot write to the Stops During XXX port" is Print Jobs displayed (continued) Cannot Print to Incorrect page size End of Job selected Not enough free space on hard disk During infrared communication, infrared rays were...
Troubleshooting Handling Error Messages When a printer error occurs, the POWER/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 Printer is out of...
Select the destination port as follows: • When connected to the computer with a USB cable Confirm that the destination Printer Port is set to USB PRNnn (Canon i80) or USBnn (Canon i80) (Where nn represents a number) • When performing infrared communication Open the Printer Properties dialog box directly from the Start menu.
Troubleshooting Problem Possible Cause Printer not ready “Error No.: X300” Printer not properly connected Your printer name is not displayed in the Printer List of P P rint Center. If the ink tank has been replaced with Have you replaced a new one ink tank with a new one? message is...
Cannot Print Properly through Infrared Communication Problem Possible Cause The required driver is not installed Cannot Print Properly through Infrared The infrared Communication communication driver is inactive The installation place, distance, and/or angle is improper Your computer is not a PC/AT compatible machine or the infrared port used...
Troubleshooting Cannot Print Properly from the Digital Camera The following messages may be displayed on the digital camera or digital video camcorder when images are printed directly from them. Correct the error according to the procedure below. This section describes error messages displayed when you are using a “Bubble Jet Direct” compatible digital camera or a digital video camcorder.
Troubleshooting Images can be printed directly from “PictBridge” or Canon “Bubble Jet Note Direct” compatible digital cameras and digital video camcorders connected to this printer. If the connected digital camera or digital video camcorder does not support “PictBridge” or “Bubble Jet Direct”, the P P OWER lamp on the printer flashes eleven times.
Appendix Appendix Installing the Printer Driver when using Mac OS 9.x When using other than Mac OS X (Mac OS 8.6 to 9.x), install the printer driver following the procedure below. Screen shots may differ depending on the operating system used. Turn on your Mac and insert the Setup Software &...
User’s Guide Table of Contents Your printer’s User’s Guide offers detailed information on the following topics. How to Use This Manual How to Read This Manual Printer Parts and Their Function Front View Operation Panel Rear View Inside the Printer Useful Printing Techniques Printing with Borderless Printing Reducing Noise from Images Captured with...
LK-51 (battery charger and lithium-ion battery). The lithium-ion battery can be charged with the printer placed upright. Canon Automobile Power Unit PU-100U This option is a unit that allows you to supply power from a cigarette lighter outlet to your printer for operation or battery charging.
Appendix Universal AC adapter Dimensions: Weight: Rated input: Rated output: Camera Direct Print (Canon “Bubble Jet Direct”) Compatible Paper Layout Print Print Quality Effect DPOF Functions BJ Printer Driver Systems Requirements Use a computer equipped on which Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows Me, Windows 98 can operate.
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 This product emits low level magnetic flux. If you use a cardiac pace maker and feel abnormalities, please be away from this product and consult your doctor.
Appendix Working around the Do not use flammable sprays near the printer. printer This could cause a fire or electric shock if the spray comes into contact with electrical components inside the printer. Caution You may cause injury or damage the printer if you ignore any of these safety precautions.
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Cannot Print Properly from the Digital Camera ... 64 Cannot Print Properly through Infrared Communication 63 Canon “Bubble Jet Direct” compatible digital camera .. 17 CANON U.S.A., INC. LIMITED WARRANTY --- (USA Only) . 74 Cleaning ...41, 43 Connecting to a Digital Camera ... 17 Cradle Kit CK-51 ...
Printer Driver Settings for Media Type ... 6 Printer Properties dialog box ... 7, 22, 38, 57 Printing Borderless Photographs ...32, 34 Printing Photographs Directly from a Canon “Bubble Jet Direct” compatible digital camera ...21 Printing Photographs Directly from a Digital Camera ...17 Printing the Nozzle Check Pattern ...38...
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