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   Summary of Contents for Canon 0860B001

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    Please read this guide before operating this equipment. After you finish reading this guide, store it in a safe place for future reference.

  • Page 2: Manuals For The Machine

    Manuals for the Machine The manuals for this machine are divided as follows. Please refer to them for detailed information. Depending on the system configuration and product purchased, some manuals may not be needed. Guides with this symbol are PDF manuals included on the Guides with this symbol are printed manuals.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Preface ................v How to Use This Manual .

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    Chapter 4 Printing from Your Computer Before Printing ..............4-1 Printing Documents .

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    Chapter 9 Troubleshooting Clearing Jams ..............9-1 Paper Jam Inside the Machine .

  • Page 6: Preface

    Preface Thank you for purchasing Canon imageCLASS MF8180C. Please read this manual thoroughly before operating the machine in order to familiarize yourself with its capabilities, and to make the most of its many functions. After reading this manual, store it in a safe place for future reference.

  • Page 7: Trademarks

    High Speed Fax machines allow transmission time of approx. 3 seconds* per page which results in reduced telephone line charges. *Approx. 3 seconds per page fax data transmission time based on Canon FAX Standard Chart No.1, (Standard Mode) at 33.6Kbps modem speed. The Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN)

  • Page 8: Copyright

    F148800 (imageCLASS MF8180C) Copyright Copyright © 2006 by Canon Inc. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, transmitted, transcribed, stored in a retrieval system, or translated into any language or computer language in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, magnetic, optical, chemical, manual, or...

  • Page 9: Legal Limitations On The Usage Of Your Product And The Use Of Images

    Except as specifically described in User's Guide, do not attempt to service the machine yourself. Never attempt to disassemble the machine: opening and removing its interior covers will expose you to dangerous voltages and other risks. For all services, contact your local authorized Canon dealer or the Canon help line.

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    • Always lift the machine as shown below: CAUTION Unplug the machine and contact your local authorized Canon dealer or the Canon help line in any of these situations: - If the power cord or plug is damaged or frayed.

  • Page 11: Location For The Machine

    If you encounter a problem with the machine's operation, try to solve it by referring to the User's Guide. If you cannot solve the problem or if you think your machine needs servicing, contact your local authorized Canon dealer or the Canon help line.

  • Page 12: Customer Support

    Chapter 9, “Troubleshooting.” If you cannot solve the problem or if you think your machine needs servicing, contact your local authorized Canon dealer or Canon help line. Main Components of the Machine This section describes the main components of the machine.

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    Scanning platform Cassette Lift it to access inside the machine. Holds the paper supply. Output tray Outputs printouts. Cartridge cover Open it when you install drum and toner cartridges, or remove jammed paper. Front cover Open it when using the multi-purpose tray. Platen glass cover Platen glass Open it when you place documents on the platen glass for copying...

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    Rear View LINE EXT. USB port Telephone line jack Connect the USB (Universal Serial Bus) cable. Connect the telephone line cable. Power socket External device jack Connect the power cord. Connect an external device. Face up cover Lock Release Levers Open it when you output paper face up, or remove jammed paper.

  • Page 15: Operation Panel

    Operation Panel Menu In Use/Memory indicator (Paper Select) key Lights green during copying or when the copy job is stored in the Selects the paper feeding location (cassette or multi-purpose memory. tray). COPY key (Status Monitor) key Switches the standby display to the Copy mode. Checks the status of copy, fax, print and report jobs.

  • Page 16: Standby Display

    Date & time Receive mode Image quality Canon imageCLASS MF8180C has various fax features such as Error Correction Mode (ECM), Automatic switching between fax and voice calls, Answering machine connection, Memory sending/ receiving, Reduced-size printing, Automatic dialing and broadcasting, etc.

  • Page 17: Energy Saver Mode

    Energy Saver Mode This machine provides an energy saver function. When no operations are performed for a specified number of minutes, the machine automatically enters the energy saver mode. NOTE • The time until the machine enters the energy saver mode can be specified in a range of 3 minutes to 30 minutes. You can also turn off the energy saver function.

  • Page 18: Paper Handling

    Paper Handling CHAPTER This chapter describes the media you can use with this machine, how to load them, and where the documents come out. Print Media Requirements Storing Paper The quality of paper may deteriorate if it is stored improperly even when the paper meets the normal specifications.

  • Page 19: Printing Areas

    Please note that the term “printing area” represents both the recommended area for optimum print quality and the entire area where the machine can technically print from your computer. Printing area (light shade): Canon recommends that you print within this area. ■ Paper MAX.

  • Page 20: Loading Paper

    Loading Paper This section describes how to load paper in the cassette and the multi-purpose tray. CAUTION When loading paper, take care not to cut your hands on the edges of the paper. NOTE The cassette holds up to approximately 250 sheets of 60 g/m paper.

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    CAUTION Do not touch the lock release levers located on the right and left sides of the paper cassette when the plate of the paper cassette is locked. The plate may snap forcefully if the lock is released and may result in personal injuries.

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    Adjust both sides of the paper guide to the mark of the desired paper size. When adjusting the paper guides, hold both guides at one time. Set this part to the position of paper size. IMPORTANT Align the paper guide with the position shown in the figure (“B5-JIS” position) when using B5 size paper (182 mm x 257 mm).

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    CAUTION • When loading paper, be careful not to cut your hands with the edges of the paper. IMPORTANT • Make sure that the paper guide is adjusted to fit the paper size. If it does not fit correctly, it may result in misfeeds. •...

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    Press down the paper stack so that it is loaded under the hook on the paper guides. Confirm that there is sufficient space between the hook and paper stack. Take out some paper when there is no space. Hook Hook Set the paper cassette into the machine.

  • Page 25: Opening The Multi-purpose Tray

    ● Amount of Paper Remaining in the Cassette The paper cassette has a display indicating the amount of paper remaining in the cassette. If the cassette is full, the indicator will be at the top. The indicator will go down as the amount of paper decreases. The indicator is helpful for confirming the amount of paper remaining in the cassette.

  • Page 26: Closing The Multi-purpose Tray

    Pull out the auxiliary tray. IMPORTANT Be sure to pull out the auxiliary tray when loading paper in the multi-purpose tray. Open the extension tray when loading long-size paper. Closing the Multi-Purpose Tray Close the multi-purpose tray using the following procedure. Keep the multi-purpose tray closed when it is not used.

  • Page 27: Loading Paper In The Multi-purpose Tray

    Close the multi-purpose tray. Loading Paper in the Multi-Purpose Tray Use the multi-purpose tray when you want to copy or print on the different paper which is in the cassette. Open the multi-purpose tray and pull out the auxiliary tray. For opening the multi-purpose tray, see “Opening the Multi-Purpose Tray,”...

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    CAUTION When loading paper, be careful not to cut your hands with the edges of the paper. IMPORTANT • The maximum amount of paper that can be loaded in the multi-purpose tray may vary depending on the paper type (e.g., maximum capacity: 125 sheets of 60g/m paper).

  • Page 29: Loading Envelopes In The Multi-purpose Tray

    Slide the paper guides so that they fit to both sides of the paper stack. IMPORTANT • Be sure to align the paper guides with the width of the paper. If the guides are too loose or too tight, it may result in misfeeds or paper jams.

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    Spread the paper guides a little wider than the actual envelope width. Place the stack of envelopes on a flat surface, flatten them to release any remaining air, and be sure that the edges are pressed tightly. CAUTION Be careful not to cut your hands with the edges of the envelopes. Loosen the hard corners of the envelopes and flatten curls as shown in the figure.

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    Align the edges of the envelopes on a flat surface. Gently load the stack of envelopes with the address side facing up and the flap side come the leftward. Be sure to insert the envelopes completely. Be sure that the stack of envelopes is loaded under the paper limit guides. Paper limit guide CAUTION...

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    • Load the stack of envelopes straight. • If the rear edge of the stack is not properly aligned, it may result in misfeeds or paper jams. Slide and fit the paper guides to both sides of the stack. IMPORTANT •...

  • Page 33: Specifying The Paper Size And Type (common For Cassette And Multi-purpose Tray)

    Specifying the Paper Size and Type (Common for Cassette and Multi-Purpose Tray) Specifying the Paper Size At the factory, the paper size has already been set to <A4>. Each time you change the paper size you load in the cassette or the multi-purpose tray, it is necessary to specify the paper size according to the following.

  • Page 34: Orientation Of The Document And The Paper Loading

    Orientation of the Document and the Paper Loading When you load or place a document in the ADF or on the platen glass, the orientation of the document and the orientation of the paper in the cassette or in the multi-purpose tray are as shown below. Platen glass Document Document...

  • Page 35: Face Down Paper Output Area

    Paper Type Paper Output Area The Number of Output Sheets face up 1 sheet Plain Paper approx. 80 to 100 sheets face down (60 g/m to 105 g/m face up 1 sheet Recycled Paper approx. 80 to 100 sheets face down (60 g/m to 105 g/m face up...

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    IMPORTANT • Do not pull the paper forcibly. • This machine has no face up output tray. Remove the delivered paper with your hand. • Do not place an object in front of the face up paper output to prevent a paper jam. 2-19...

  • Page 37: Document Handling

    Document Handling CHAPTER This chapter describes the types of documents you can scan or copy with this machine and how to set them on the platen glass. Document Requirements The documents you place on the platen glass or loaded in the ADF for copying, scanning, or sending must meet these requirements: Platen Glass Plain paper...

  • Page 38: Setting Up Documents

    MAX. 5.0 mm MAX. 3.0 mm MAX. 3.0 mm Scanning direction MAX. 3.0 mm Setting Up Documents For scanning, place your documents on the platen glass or load them in the ADF. Where you set up your documents depends on the size and type of documents you want to scan. (See “Document Requirements,”...

  • Page 39: Loading Documents In The Adf

    The illustration below shows how to place an A4-size document on the platen glass. Gently lower the platen glass cover. The document is now ready for scanning. Loading Documents in the ADF Fan the edges that will feed into the machine first, then tap the edges of multiple page documents on a flat surface to even the stack.

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    Adjust the document guides to the width of the document. Load the documents face up in the ADF. NOTE • For multiple page documents, the pages are fed one by one from the top of the stack (from the first page). •...

  • Page 41: The Paper Path Of The Adf

    The Paper Path of the ADF The machine scans documents from the first page. Scanning unit NOTE • When documents are loaded in the ADF, the scanning unit moves to the position shown above and remains there. • When documents are not loaded in the ADF, the scanning unit moves to scan it.

  • Page 42: Printing From Your Computer

    Printing from Your Computer CHAPTER This chapter explains how to print the documents from your computer using the printer driver included in the CD-ROM. Before Printing Before printing, software must be installed in your computer. • If not, please refer to the Starter Guide or Chapter 1, “Installation,” in the Software Guide. Check if the machine is selected as the default printer.

  • Page 43: Canceling Printing

    Click [Print] or [OK]. Printing starts. NOTE To cancel printing, click [Cancel]. Canceling Printing Open the [Printers and Faxes] (Windows 98/Me/2000: [Printers]) folder. ● On Windows XP/Server 2003: ❑ Click [start] on the Windows task bar ➞ select [Printers and Faxes]. ●...

  • Page 44: Chapter 5 Copying

    Copying CHAPTER This chapter explains how to make copies, adjust scan settings to improve the image quality, and enlarge or reduce the copy sizes. It also describes the special copy features. Documents You Can Copy For information on the types of documents you can copy, their requirements, and details on setting up documents, see “Document Handling,”...

  • Page 45: Setting Enlarging/reducing

    Setting Enlarging/Reducing You can enlarge or reduce the copy size using preset copy ratios or using custom copy ratios. Enlarging/Reducing Using Preset Copy Ratios Press [Enlarge/Reduce]. Press [((-)] or [)(+)] to select the copy ratio ➞ press [OK]. You can select from the following: - 200% MAX.

  • Page 46: Improving Copied Image

    Improving Copied Image Adjusting the Image Quality (Resolution) You can adjust image quality to the appropriate level best suited for a document with text or photos. Three modes are available for adjusting the image quality. Press [Image Quality]. Press [Image Quality] repeatedly until the image quality you want appears. You can select from the following: - <TEXT>...

  • Page 47: Adjusting The Color Balance

    Adjusting the Color Balance You can make fine adjustments to the color by varying the relative strength and density of yellow, magenta, cyan, and black for color copying. Color balance setting applies only to color copying. Toner density can be specified by the following procedure. Press [Menu].

  • Page 48: Removing The Background Color

    Removing the Background Color You can adjust the background color by specifying the level from between 1 and 5 so that you can erase the background color of the document on the copy. Press [Menu]. Press [((-)] or [)(+)] to select <COPY SETTINGS> ➞ press [OK]. Press [((-)] or [)(+)] to select <REMOVE BACKGROUND>...

  • Page 49: When Placing A Document On The Platen Glass

    Use the numeric keys to enter the number of copies you want. 1 0 0 % C O L . T E X T / P H O T O You can set up to 99 copies. Press [B&W Start] or [Color Start]. The machine begins scanning from the first page of the document.

  • Page 50: Reserve Copy

    Reserve Copy This feature allows you to reserve the next job while the machine is printing out a current job. NOTE The machine can store up to 10 copy jobs in memory. Press [Stop/Reset] twice to return to the standby display while the machine is printing out. NOTE It is necessary to return to the standby display in order to reserve the next copy job.

  • Page 51: Chapter 6 Scanning

    Scanning CHAPTER This chapter briefly explains how to scan documents into your computer using the scanner driver included in the CD-ROM. Before Scanning Before scanning, software must be installed on your computer. • If not, please refer to the Starter Guide or Chapter 1, “Installation,” in the Software Guide. Check if the scanner driver is installed on your computer by following this procedure.

  • Page 52: More Information

    More Information For detailed information on all scanning features, refer to Chapter 3, “Scanning,” in the Software Guide.

  • Page 53: System Monitor

    System Monitor CHAPTER This chapter explains how to check the status of the jobs stored in the machine, and to confirm or delete them as needed. Checking the Status of the Jobs Stored in the Machine Use the [Status Monitor] to confirm or delete copy, fax, print and report jobs stored in the machine. When using [Status Monitor], the LCD displays the jobs in the following order in each mode.

  • Page 54: Confirming Transmission Results

    Press [Stop/Reset] to return to the standby display. NOTE For detailed information on all fax features, refer to the Facsimile Guide. Confirming Transmission Results Follow the procedure below to confirm the sending or receiving results. Press [Status Monitor]. Press [((-)] or [)(+)] to select <TX/RX LOG> ➞ press [OK]. NOTE If there is no job, <NOT FOUND!>...

  • Page 55: Confirming And Deleting A Report Job

    If you decide to delete the job, press [((-)] for <YES>. NOTE • To cancel deleting the job, press [)(+)] for <NO>. Once the job is deleted, the job cannot be restored. • The LCD can display characters in ASCII cord. Using characters other than those in ASCII cord may have the LCD display garbled characters.

  • Page 56: Chapter 8 Maintenance

    Maintenance CHAPTER This chapter explains how to clean the machine, replace the toner cartridge, and repack and transport the machine. Periodic Cleaning Your machine requires little periodic maintenance. This section describes the necessary cleaning procedures for your machine. CAUTION • When cleaning the machine's exterior or the platen glass, be sure to disconnect the power cord before cleaning the machine.

  • Page 57: Cleaning The Adf Area

    Cleaning the ADF Area Black lines may appear in copies when the ADF is used to feed documents. This is caused by paste, ink, correction fluid, or other foreign matters in the read area of the platen glass (shaded area). Use a clean soft cloth to wipe the read area clean. Take particular care to clean at the locations where the black lines are appearing on copies.

  • Page 58: Replacing The Cartridges

    Load the cleaning page with the printed side facing down and wide edge with the largest blank space entering the multi-purpose tray first. When other paper has already been loaded in the multi-purpose tray, remove it before loading the cleaning page. Press [Menu].

  • Page 59: Replacing The Toner Cartridges

    NOTE • The lifetime of the toner cartridges (Canon Genuine Cartridges) used in this machine is as follows. The number of sheets is estimated when printing in the following conditions. • Printing ratio: 5%; Print density: the default; Paper size: Letter or A4; Paper type: Plain paper.

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    Press [((-)] or [)(+)] to select the cartridge to be replaced ➞ press [OK]. You can select from the following: - BLACK - CYAN - MAGENTA - YELLOW - ALL COLORS Lift the scanning platform a and open the cartridge cover until it is locked b when the whirring sound stops.

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    Remove the toner cartridge from the machine. Press and hold the blue buttons on the top of the toner cartridge and lift it straight up. Confirm the color of the label on the toner cartridge holder, then take out a toner cartridge of the same color from the protective bag.

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    Hold the toner cartridge as shown in the figure, shake it gently 5 or 6 times from side to side , then back and forth to evenly distribute the toner inside. IMPORTANT • If toner is not distributed evenly, it may result in a deterioration of the print quality. Be sure to carry out this procedure properly.

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    IMPORTANT • Do not touch or hold the development roller. The image quality may deteriorate if you do so. Do not apply shock to the toner cartridge memory or bring it near magnetic waves as this may result in damage to the machine. Toner cartridge memory Development roller...

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    IMPORTANT • Do not pull the sealing tape diagonally, upwards, or downwards. If the tape is severed, it may become difficult to pull it out completely. • Pull out the sealing tape completely from the toner cartridge. If the sealing tape remains in the toner cartridge, it may result in a deterioration in print quality.

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    When the toner cartridge is installed properly, the label on the cartridge and on the toner cartridge holder will be aligned as shown in the figure. Close the cartridge cover and lower the scanning platform. The toner cartridge holder will rotate automatically. IMPORTANT •...

  • Page 66: Precautions For Handling Toner Cartridges

    Precautions for Handling Toner Cartridges Please use caution when handling the toner cartridges. Careless handling can damage delicate mechanical parts or cause deterioration of the print quality. Please read the following notices before installing or removing the toner cartridges. WARNING Do not burn or throw used toner cartridges into open flames, as this may cause the toner remaining inside the cartridges to ignite resulting in burns or a fire.

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    • Be sure to use a new toner cartridge within the expiration date indicated on the package. • Using a genuine Canon toner cartridge is recommended. 8-12...

  • Page 68: Storing Toner Cartridges

    Recycling Used Cartridges Canon has instituted a worldwide recycling program for cartridges called “The Clean Earth Campaign.” This program preserves precious natural resources by utilizing a variety of materials found in the used...

  • Page 69: Replacing The Drum Cartridge

    This section describes the precautions for replacing, handling, and storing drum cartridges. NOTE • The lifetime of the drum cartridge (Canon Genuine Cartridge) used in this machine is as follows. The number of sheets is estimated when printing in the following conditions. •...

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    Lift the scanning platform and open the cartridge cover. Remove the drum cartridge from the machine. Pull up the green handle on the drum cartridge in the direction of the arrow , and lift the cartridge straight up 8-15...

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    Use a soft, dry cloth and wipe off chipped paper and toner that are attached on the transparent sheet located at the front of the roller. WARNING Clean the machine using a soft, dry cloth. Do not use alcohol, benzene, paint thinner, or other flammable substances.

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    IMPORTANT • Keep the protective bag in which the cartridge came in. It may be required when taking out the drum cartridge for machine maintenance. • Print quality may deteriorate if you touch or damage the drum that is set inside. Be careful not to touch the drum or open the drum protective shutter.

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    Remove the packing materials (7 pieces). Remove the packing materials by hooking your fingers into the tab and pulling them in the direction of the arrows. Remove the packing materials by turning them in the direction of the arrows until they stop and pulling them away.

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    Remove the packing materials by holding the grips and pulling them in the direction of the arrows. Hold the packing material and remove it as shown in the figure. 8-19...

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    IMPORTANT • Do not hold or touch the electrical contacts. It may result in damage to the machine. Electrical contacts Electrical contacts • Do not hold or touch the imaging transfer belt. The image quality may deteriorate. Do not apply shock to the drum cartridge memory or bring it near magnetic waves.

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    Hold the drum cartridge with both hands and install it in the machine. Position the triangular mark on the drum cartridge with the triangular mark on the machine and install the drum cartridge Lock the drum cartridge by pushing it down toward you 8-21...

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    IMPORTANT Lock the drum cartridge securely so that it may be in the state shown in the figure. Close the cartridge cover and lower the scanning platform. IMPORTANT • When you make copies immediately after replacing the drum cartridge, the print quality may deteriorate. Make copies after making sure the whirring sound stops.

  • Page 78: Precautions For Handling The Drum Cartridge

    Precautions for Handling the Drum Cartridge A drum cartridge consists of parts that are sensitive to light and delicate parts. Therefore, handling the cartridge without caution may lead to damage or a deterioration in the print quality. Be careful of the following points when removing or installing the cartridge.

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    • Be sure to use a new cartridge within the expiration date indicated on the package. • Using a genuine Canon drum cartridge is recommended. 8-24...

  • Page 80: Storing A Drum Cartridge

    Storing a Drum Cartridge Be careful of the following points for storing new cartridges or those that were removed for maintenance. IMPORTANT • Do not remove a new drum cartridge from the protective bag until it is ready to be used. •...

  • Page 81: Carrying The Machine By The Sides

    Carrying the Machine by the Sides Detach the document feeder tray. Grip the handles on both sides of the machine and lift it carefully, as shown in the illustration above. CAUTION When carrying the machine, be sure to hold it in the designated places as shown in the illustration. Dropping the machine can cause personal injury.

  • Page 82: Chapter 9 Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting CHAPTER This chapter describes the problems you might encounter when using the machine and their remedies. It also explains what to do if you cannot solve the problem by yourself. Clearing Jams This section describes how to remove jammed paper. When print media jams inside the machine, the LCD displays <REC.

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    If paper is jammed in the multi-purpose tray, remove the jammed paper. IMPORTANT If the jammed paper cannot be removed easily, proceed to the next step. Do not try to remove it forcefully. Pull out the paper cassette. Remove the jammed paper. IMPORTANT If the jammed paper cannot be removed easily, proceed to the next step.

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    Insert the cassette in the machine. Lift the scanning platform and open the cartridge cover until it is locked when the whirring sound stops. Remove the drum cartridge from the machine. Pull up the green handle on the drum cartridge in the direction of the arrow , and lift the cartridge straight up...

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    If paper is jammed in the removed drum cartridge, do not try to pull the paper out forcefully but see “Paper Jam in the Drum Cartridge,” on p. 9-21. IMPORTANT • Print quality may deteriorate if you touch or damage the drum that is set inside. Be careful not to touch the drum or open the drum's protective shutter.

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    • Do not expose the drum cartridge to direct sunlight or strong light. • Do not hold or touch the electrical contacts. It may result in damage to the machine. Electrical contacts Electrical contacts • Do not hold or touch the imaging transfer belt. The image quality may deteriorate. Do not apply shock to the drum cartridge memory or bring it near magnetic waves.

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    Place the drum cartridge in the protective bag. Press the green lock release lever and remove the jammed paper Take the drum cartridge out of the protective bag.

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    Hold the drum cartridge with both hands and install it in the machine. Position the triangular mark on the drum cartridge with the triangular mark on the machine and install the drum cartridge Lock the drum cartridge by pushing it down toward you...

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    IMPORTANT Lock the drum cartridge securely so that it may be in the state shown in the figure. Close the cartridge cover and lower the scanning platform. If the message is still displayed after closing the cartridge cover, pieces of torn paper may still be remaining inside. Re-check the various sections of the machine and remove all pieces of the jammed paper from inside the machine.

  • Page 90: Paper Jam Behind The Machine

    Paper Jam Behind the Machine If the message <REC. PAPER JAM>, <OPEN PRINTER COVER> appears in the LCD, remove the paper using the following procedure. CAUTION The fuser unit and its surroundings inside the machine may become hot during use. When replacing fuser unit, do not touch the fuser unit and its surroundings, as doing so may result in burns or electrical shock.

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    Remove the jammed paper. Lift the scanning platform and open the cartridge cover Remove the drum cartridge from the machine. Pull the green handle on the drum cartridge in the direction of the arrow , and lift the cartridge straight up 9-10...

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    If paper is jammed in the removed drum cartridge, do not try to pull the paper out forcefully but see “Paper Jam in the Drum Cartridge,” on p. 9-21. IMPORTANT • Print quality may deteriorate if you touch or damage the drum that is set inside. Be careful not to touch the drum or open the drum's protective shutter.

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    • Do not expose the drum cartridge to direct sunlight or strong light. • Do not hold or touch the electrical contacts. It may result in damage to the machine. Electrical contacts Electrical contacts • Do not hold or touch the imaging transfer belt. The image quality may deteriorate. Do not apply shock to the drum cartridge memory or bring it near magnetic waves.

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    Place the drum cartridge in the protective bag. Press the green lock release lever and remove the jammed paper IMPORTANT If no paper jam has been found after performing the procedure up to this step, the paper may be jammed in the fuser unit at the back of the machine.

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    Hold the drum cartridge with both hands and install it in the machine. Position the triangular mark on the drum cartridge with the triangular mark on the machine and install the drum cartridge Lock the drum cartridge by pushing it down toward you 9-14...

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    IMPORTANT Lock the drum cartridge securely so that it may be in the state shown in the figure. Close the cartridge cover and lower the scanning platform. If the message is still displayed after closing the cartridge cover and lowering the scanning platform, proceed to the following procedure.

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    If the paper jam message is still displayed, unplug the power cord from the wall outlet. CAUTION The fuser unit and the surrounding area can become extremely hot during operation. Perform the following procedure after the fuser unit has cooled down completely. Touching the fuser unit when it is still hot may result in burns.

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    Return the green pressure release levers on the fuser unit to their original positions. Close the face up cover. Turn the lock release levers located on the back of the machine in the direction of the arrow and release the lock. 9-17...

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    Hold the grip on the fuser unit and remove it. CAUTION The fuser unit weighs approximately 1.7 kg, and it is heavier on the back side. Be sure to hold the grip securely when carrying a fuser unit. Dropping the unit may result in personal injuries. Heavier on the back side Open the sub-output tray.

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    Remove the jammed paper. IMPORTANT If the paper completely winds around the fusing roller and is impossible to be removed, contact your Canon dealer. Return the green pressure release levers on the fuser unit to their original positions. 9-19...

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    Close the sub-output tray. Hold the grip on the fuser unit and install it securely. Lock the fuser unit by turning the two lock release levers in the direction of the arrow. Connect the power cord and all interface cables. Plug the power cord in the wall outlet to turn on the machine.

  • Page 102: Paper Jam In The Drum Cartridge

    Paper Jam in the Drum Cartridge When the paper is jammed in the drum cartridge as shown in the figure, remove the jammed paper using the following procedure. Turn the knob on the drum cartridge in the direction of the arrow. Lift the cover and remove the jammed paper 9-21...

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    IMPORTANT Do not touch the imaging transfer belt. The image quality may deteriorate. Imaging transfer belt Return the cover to its original position and turn the knob in the direction of the arrow Proceed to the next steps to remove the jammed paper. When removing paper jammed inside the machine ➞...

  • Page 104: Removing Jammed Paper From The Adf

    Removing Jammed Paper from the ADF When the document jams in the ADF, the LCD displays <CHECK DOCUMENT>, or <DOCUMENT TOO LONG>. NOTE Do not open the platen glass cover until the jammed paper is removed. Doing so will result in damaging the document and the paper.

  • Page 105: Lcd Messages

    LCD Messages The following messages are displayed in the LCD when the machine performs a function or if it encounters an error. This section describes the general messages and those related to copy and print functions. For the messages related to fax functions, refer to Chapter 7, “Troubleshooting,” in the Facsimile Guide. ADJUSTING WAITING TO SCAN Cause...

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    A problem has occurred in the machine. Remedy Reset the machine by opening the cartridge cover and then closing it. If the message persists, unplug the machine from the power supply and contact Canon Authorized Service Facilities or the Canon Customer Care Center. Cause 2 A cartridge is not installed correctly.

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    The installed toner cartridge cannot guarantee the print quality. Remedy Cartridges that have low toner or made by third party vendors may cause machine malfunction. Install a new cartridge available from Canon. ∗ : indicates either “C”, “M”, “Y”, or “K”.

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    Unplug the machine from the power supply and wait approximately 3 minutes to 5 minutes, then plug it in again. If this does not solve the problem, unplug the machine and contact your local authorized Canon dealer or the Canon help line. **xxx stands for a number.

  • Page 109: Paper Feeding Problems

    SYSTEM ERROR E197 Cause The power cord in the lower part of the machine is unplugged. Remedy Plug the power cord in the lower part and then unplug and plug the power cord in the higher part to the wall outlet. WASTE TONER FULL Cause The drum cartridge is filled with waste toner.

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    (See “Loading Paper,” on p. 2-3.) Is the proper transparency loaded in the multi-purpose tray? Do not use any transparencies designed for color copiers. They will cause a paper jam. Please use transparencies recommended by Canon. Paper feeds curled. Is the proper paper loaded? Check if the proper paper is loaded in the cassette or multi-purpose tray.

  • Page 111

    Paper stacked roughly. Is the proper paper loaded? Check if the proper paper is loaded in the cassette or multi-purpose tray. (See Chapter 2, “Paper Handling.”) Check if the appropriate paper type is selected in <PAPER TYPE> in <PAPER SETTINGS> of the Menu.

  • Page 112: Copying Problems

    Copying Problems The machine will not make a copy. Is the cartridge installed correctly? Make sure the cartridge is installed correctly. (Refer to the Starter Guide.) Is the sealing tape removed from the cartridge? Remove the sealing tape from the cartridge. (Refer to the Starter Guide.) Is the cassette inserted completely into the machine? Insert the cassette as far as it will go.

  • Page 113: Print Quality Problems

    Print Quality Problems The print quality is not what you expect; print is not clear, has missing dots or white streaks. Are the size, thickness and type of the paper you are using within the specifications of the machine? Check that the paper you are using is supported by the specifications of the machine. (See “Print Media Requirements,”...

  • Page 114

    Copies are too dark or too light. Is the exposure adjusted correctly? Adjust the exposure correctly using [Exposure]. (See “Adjusting the Exposure (Density),” on p. 5-3.) Is the machine in the toner saver mode? Set <B & W TONER SAVER> to <OFF> in <COMMON SETTINGS> of the Menu. (See <3. B & W TONER SAVER>...

  • Page 115

    Data is not printed in accurate color (specified color), or colored text appears blurred due to color deviation. Has one of the four color-cartridges reached its lifetime, or has deteriorated? Replace the toner cartridge that is almost reached with a new cartridge. (See “Replacing the Toner Cartridges,”...

  • Page 116: Printing Problems

    3 minutes to 5 minutes, then plug it in again. If the problem is fixed, the Alarm indicator will turn off, and the LCD will return to the standby mode. If the Alarm indicator remains flash, unplug the machine, and contact Canon Authorized Service Facilities or the Canon Customer Care Center.

  • Page 117: Scanning Problems

    Scanning Problems The machine will not scan a document. Did you connect the power cord to the machine just now? Wait for a while. After connecting the power cord, the machine cannot scan documents immediately. Is the document loaded correctly? Remove the document, stack it if necessary, and load it in the ADF correctly.

  • Page 118: General Problems

    Starter Guide.) If the LCD remains blank, unplug the machine and wait approximately 3 minutes to 5 minutes until the temperature inside the machine lowers, then plug it in again. If the LCD remains blank, unplug the machine, and contact Canon Authorized Service Facilities or the Canon Customer Care Center.

  • Page 119: If You Cannot Solve The Problem

    IMPORTANT Attempting to repair the machine yourself may void the limited warranty. If you need to contact your local authorized Canon dealer or Canon help line, make sure you have the following information: •...

  • Page 120: Machine Settings

    Machine Settings CHAPTER This chapter explains how to adjust machine settings. The list of all the settings is also provided for your reference. Accessing the Machine Settings Press [Menu]. Press [((-)] or[)(+)] to select the menu you want to change ➞ press [OK]. You have now accessed the settings in the list.

  • Page 121: Menu Descriptions

    Menu Descriptions NOTE For details on <FAX SETTINGS>, <ADD. REGISTRATION>, and <REPORTS/LISTS>, refer to Chapter 8, “Machine Settings,” in the Facsimile Guide. PAPER SETTINGS Name Descriptions 1. PAPER SETTINGS Sets the paper size and paper type. 1. CASSETTE 1. PAPER SIZE Selects the paper size for the paper cassette.

  • Page 122: Common Settings

    COMMON SETTINGS Name Descriptions 1. DEFAULT SETTINGS Selects the Copy, or Scan mode for the machine's default mode. When the power cord is plugged in, or after the auto clear function activates, the standby display of the selected mode appears. COPY The Copy mode is selected as default.

  • Page 123

    Name Descriptions 5. PRINT DONE TONE Sets the printing end tone settings. ERROR ONLY The printing end tone sounds only when any error occurs while printing. 1 to 3 (1) The printing end tone does not sound. The printing end tone sounds. 1 to 3 (1) 6.

  • Page 124

    Name Descriptions 4. DISPLAY LANGUAGE Shows the language displayed in the LCD. ENGLISH, FRENCH, SPANISH, GERMAN, ITALIAN, DUTCH, FINNISH, PORTUGUESE, NORWEGIAN, SWEDISH, DANISH, SLOVENE, CZECH, HUNGARIAN, RUSSIAN 5. SPECIAL PRT MODE <SPECIAL PRT MODE> provides the settings that avoid or correct problems of printing quality.

  • Page 125

    Name Descriptions SPECIAL SETTINGS6 When thin paper is used, it may be output curled or black letters on some page may partially appear on the other pages. In this case, select <SPECIAL SETTINGS6> to improve the result. Note: Do not select <SPECIAL SETTINGS6> when using heavy paper.

  • Page 126: Copy Settings

    COPY SETTINGS Name Descriptions 1. STD. IMAGEQUALITY Selects the document type. TEXT/PHOTO Text/photo mode Selects the <PRIORITY LEVEL>. STANDARD, PHOTO PRIORITY, TEXT PRIORITY TEXT Character mode PHOTO Photo mode 2. STANDARD EXPOSURE Sets how the exposure is adjusted. MANUAL Adjusts the exposure manually. The exposure can be adjusted in 9 increments.

  • Page 127

    Name Descriptions 6. PAPER SIZE GROUP The paper size group can be selected. If the paper size group is changed, the preset copy ratios will also change. Preset copy ratios: 50%, 70%, 81%, 86%, 100%, 115%, 122%, 141%, 200% Preset copy ratios: 50%, 70%, 100%, 141%, 200% INCH Preset copy ratios: 50%, 64%, 78%, 100%, 129%, 200% 7.

  • Page 128: Printer Settings

    PRINTER SETTINGS Name Descriptions 1. ERROR TIME OUT Sets the length of time before the machine returns an error when no data is received from the computer. The error time out is on. Sets the time out period. 5SEC to 300SEC (15SEC) The error time out is off.

  • Page 129: Maintenance

    MAINTENANCE Name Descriptions 1. CHANGE CARTRIDGE Selects the toner cartridge to be removed. SELECT CARTRIDGE Selects the color to be removed. 1. BLACK 2. CYAN 3. MAGENTA 4. YELLOW 5. ALL COLORS 2. AUTO GRAD. ADJUST Sets automatic gradation adjustment. 3.

  • Page 130: Chapter 11 Appendix

    Copying System Indirect Electrostatic Transfer System Developing System Toner Projection System Fixing System Canon's RAPID Fusing System™ Platen glass: Approx. 600 × 600 dpi (monochrome/color) Resolution ADF: Approx. 600 dpi × 400 dpi (monochrome) Approx. 600 dpi × 600 dpi (color)

  • Page 131

    For high-quality copies, we recommended using paper and transparencies recommended by Canon. Some types of paper available at office supply stores may not be suitable for this machine. If you have any questions about paper and transparencies, consult your local authorized Canon dealer or the Canon help line.

  • Page 132: About Color Printing

    About Color Printing This section describes the fundamentals of colors and the method for color printing from this printer. The Three Primary Colors of Light and Color The colors that you see in the computer display are expressed from the three primary colors of light which are red, green, and blue.

  • Page 133: Method For Expressing Color

    Method for Expressing Color Paint is mixed on a pallet to create various colors. This cannot be done inside a printer or on a display, therefore, color is expressed with a group of color dots. Pallet Display On the display, various colors are expressed by the red, green, and blue dots. Color bar The colors of toner cannot be saturated by the printer.

  • Page 134: Mechanism Of Color Printing

    Mechanism of Color Printing In color printing, the shape and color of images are expressed in groups of minute cyan, magenta, yellow, and black dots. Therefore, image data input in the printer are dissolved into cyan, magenta, yellow, and black. The data is developed in each cartridge, and toner is transferred onto paper repeatedly.

  • Page 135: To Achieve More Beautiful Results In Smoother Operations

    To Achieve More Beautiful Results in Smoother Operations When printing color images, the capacity of the printer will drop considerably if the desired color cannot be obtained, or if the image quality deteriorates, or if it takes a long time to print data. A printer can be used to its full extend with small adjustments or concerns.

  • Page 136

    ■ Adjusting the resolution Image quality higher than the printer resolution cannot be obtained no matter how high you specified the resolution for the data. 600 dpi is sufficient for most print size. If the resolution of data is too high, not only will it take a long time to print, but the data size will increase as well.

  • Page 137: Index

    Index Symbols ( (–), ) (+) keys, 1-4 DATE SETUP setting, 10-9 DATE/TIME SETTING settings, 10-9 DEFAULT SETTINGS setting, 10-3 DISPLAY LANGUAGE settings, 10-5 About Color Printing, 11-3 Document ADF (Automatic Document Feeder) Loading, 3-3 capacity, 3-4 orientation, 2-17 jams in, 9-23 printing, 4-1 loading documents in, 3-3 problem, 3-1...

  • Page 138

    General problems, 9-37 Paper acceptable paper, 2-2 cassette, 1-2 feeding problems, 9-28 Image Quality jam, 2-1 loading, 2-3 adjusting, 5-3 orientation, 2-17 key, 1-4 output area, 2-17 In Use/Memory indicator, 1-4 printing area, 2-2 INSERT * CARTRIDGE, 8-10, 9-25 Storing Color Print Paper, 2-1 INSERT DRUM, 8-22, 9-25 Storing Paper, 2-1 type, 2-16, 2-17...

  • Page 139

    Quality Telephone line jack, 1-3 adjusting the image, 5-3 Toner Cartridge print problems, 9-32 Precautions for Handling Toner Cartridges, 8-11 Quantity, document, 3-1 Storing Toner Cartridges, 8-13 Transporting, 8-25 Tray multi-purpose, 1-2 REC. PAPER JAM message, 9-27 output, 1-2 REMOVE BACKGROUND settings, 10-8 Troubleshooting, 9-1 Removing Jammed Paper from the ADF, 9-23 TX DONE TONE setting, 10-3...

  • Page 140

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