What You Can Do with Your SELPHY Enjoy printing images with your SELPHY printer. Creative Print (p. 39) Complete your favorite images using a variety of Creative Print functions. Add Frames (p. 41) Add Clip Art Create a Calendar Print a Picture Stamps (p.
Print Settings (p. 53) Print the Date (p. 54) Print the Image Number Add Borders to an Image (p. 54) (p. 54) Print after Selecting a Print after Correcting Print after Adjusting the Page Layout (p. 56) Red-Eye (p. 54) Brightness (p.
Table of Contents What You Can Do with Your SELPHY ..........2 Table of Contents ................4 About This Guide ................6 Conventions Used in this Guide............6 Getting Started ..................7 Check the Package Contents...............8 Accessories (Sold Separately) .............9 Components Guide ................10 Preparing/Replacing/Storing the Easy Photo Pack ........20 Placing/Connecting the Printer............26 Printing Precautions ................27 Printing from Memory Cards...
Table of Contents Printing from a Mobile Phone (Wireless Printing) .....61 Printing via Bluetooth .................62 Printing from a Computer ............64 System Requirements................65 Install the Printer Driver and Software ..........67 Introduction to the Supplied Programs..........73 Appendix ...................77 Make Printer Settings.................78 Cleaning, Storing and Carrying the Printer.........82 Safety Precautions ................84 Handling Precautions .................86 Specifications ..................88...
General "camera" descriptions in this guide refer to digital cameras or digital camcorders compatible with the SELPHY ES30. The explanations in this guide use Canon digital cameras. In this guide, the screen shots from the LCD monitor show a "P" for the Postcard-size ink and paper integrated cartridge.
Accessories (Sold Separately) Ink and paper integrated cartridge. The cartridge differs depending on the paper size and ink type. Please refer to the Easy Photo Pack table below. Easy Photo Pack You can print wirelessly from a Bluetooth-enabled mobile phone (p.
Components Guide Front View Print Output Receptacle Press to manually open the output receptacle cover. Button Card Slot Cover Open to insert a memory card or card adapter with a memory card inserted. Print Output Receptacle Paper is deposited here after printing. Paper-Handling Slot Paper projects from this slot while printing is in progress.
Components Guide Back View Carrying Handle Used for carrying the printer (p. 83). Air Vents Dissipates heat inside the printer and prevents overheating. AC IN (Power Input) Terminal Connects to the power cord. USB Terminal for PC For USB connection to your PC using a commercially Connection available USB cable.
Components Guide Card Slot Sliding Slot Cover Slide to use the SD/MMC /miniSD slot or the microSD slot. SD/MMC /miniSD Slot Insert a memory card such as SD memory card or MultiMediaCard (p. 29). microSD Slot Insert a memory card such as microSD card (p. 29). CF/microdrive Slot Insert a memory card such as CompactFlash card or Microdrive (p.
Components Guide Controls LCD Monitor Displays images, setting screens, and error messages. Button Displays the main menu. Print All Images (p. 36) DPOF Print (p. 37) Auto Play (p. 38) Print Settings (p. 53) Printer Setup (p. 78) Power Lamp Indicates the printer status.
Components Guide Easy-Scroll Wheel Used instead of (excluding some functions) (p. 19). Button Confirms settings. (Up, Down, Used for selecting images, shifting items, changing setting Left, Right) Buttons value, moving trimming frames, etc. Button Returns to the previous screen. Cancels printing. Button Specifies the number of prints for a selected image.
Components Guide LCD Monitor Multi View and Single View The screen that displays the first time you turn the printer on is called "Multi View". When pressing in Multi View, a single image will be displayed. This screen is called "Single View".
Components Guide Information Views You can switch the image information views by pressing Operation Image Print settings No information commands information (Default setting) No information displays only in Single View or Enlarged View. Sample View of the LCD Monitor Image information Number of Copies for the Displays the number of copies for the displayed image.
Components Guide Paper Type Displays the paper type. : Postcard size : L size : Card size C Label : Card size full-sized label sheet : Postcard size (supporting gold printing) : Postcard size (supporting silver printing) : Postcard size (black and white) Paper Status Displays the remaining amount of paper in the cartridge.
Components Guide The Jump Function Pressing in Single View or in the Creative Print image selection screen displays the Jump screen. Press to select a search key, then press to jump to an image matching the search key. Jump 10 Images Jumps ahead 10 images.
Components Guide Easy-Scroll Wheel You can select images or menu items and rotate the trimming frame or the image just by turning the Easy-Scroll Wheel instead of pressing Image Scroll Function Giving the Easy-Scroll Wheel a quick turn in Single View or in the Creative Print image selection screen will display 5 images at the bottom of the screen.
Preparing/Replacing/Storing the Easy Photo Pack Replace the Easy Photo Pack with the size of the paper you wish to print. Preparing the Easy Photo Pack An ink and paper integrated cartridge is used in this printer (p. 9). Prepare a cartridge (Easy Photo Pack) with the size of paper you wish to print.
Preparing/Replacing/Storing the Easy Photo Pack Inserting the Easy Photo Pack into the Printer • Do not touch the ink sheet of the cartridge, or pull out the ink sheet or papers. There may not be enough ink left for the allotted sheets, or paper jams or poor printing may result. •...
Preparing/Replacing/Storing the Easy Photo Pack Make sure that the cartridge is oriented as shown by the direction indicator on the inside of the printer, and insert the cartridge until it clicks into place. Direction Protective paper indicator Press the area marked PUSH to close the cartridge cover. Getting Started...
Preparing/Replacing/Storing the Easy Photo Pack • When inserting the cartridge into the printer, if the ink sheet is so slack it catches, insert the cleaner unit and turn it slowly to take up the slack. • It will not be possible to use all the paper for printing if you overwind the ink sheet. •...
Preparing/Replacing/Storing the Easy Photo Pack Replacing the Easy Photo Pack Replace the Easy Photo Pack when paper has run out, or if another sheet size is required. • Do not remove the Easy Photo Pack while paper is being fed into or ejected from the printer, or while printing is in progress.
Preparing/Replacing/Storing the Easy Photo Pack Storing Easy Photo Packs When storing the Easy Photo Pack, return it to its original package. Getting Started...
Placing/Connecting the Printer Set up and connect your SELPHY printer in the following manner for safe use. • Do not place the equipment on an unstable or tilted surface. There is risk that the equipment may fall and cause injury. •...
Printing Precautions These cautions apply to Printing from Memory Cards, Printing from a Camera, Wireless Printing, and Printing from a Computer. Do not eject the Easy Photo Pack or open the cartridge cover right after turning the power on or while printing.
Printing from Memory Cards Print images from a memory card that is inserted into the printer. • Make sure that a camera or computer is not connected to the printer. • This printer supports image data conforming to the Design rule for Camera File system (Exif compliant) and DPOF (Ver.1.00) standard.
Compatible Memory Cards About Compatible Memory Cards • Operation with all memory cards listed below cannot be guaranteed. • Do not add labels or stickers to memory cards. The memory card may get stuck inside the card slot and may not be removed. •...
Insert a Memory Card Insert a single memory card into the printer. Please refer to the user guide included with your memory card for handling instructions. Press until the power lamp lights green to turn the power on. • Slide the card slot cover to switch from SD/MMC /miniSD slot to microSD slot.
Print Selected Images (Basic Print) You can select images, specify the number of copies for each, and then print them all out. Turn the printer on, and insert the memory card into the appropriate • Press to switch the displayed image information memory card slot (p.
Print Selected Images (Basic Print) Enlarging and Printing a Portion of an Image (Trimming) You can trim a part of the desired image and print. Press as in step 2 on page • You cannot trim an image smaller than 640 x 480, larger •...
Print Selected Images (Basic Print) Press to set the trimming area. • Press to cancel the trimming setting, and select [Reset trimming] in the edit menu. • The trimming setting is canceled after printing has finished. • In Basic Print, press to print images set for trimming and other selected images at the...
Print Selected Images (Basic Print) Put Images in a Single Sheet (Page Layout) Set the number of images to print in a single sheet temporarily, then print. Press as in step 2 on page • The layout you can change is the same as [Page Layout] •...
Print Selected Images (Basic Print) Select Images by Shooting Date Narrow images down by shooting date and print after selecting images. Press as in step 2 on page • If there are multiple images for the selected shooting date, • The edit menu is displayed. press to check the images.
Print All Images Print all the images in the memory card. Turn the printer on, and insert the memory card into the appropriate • Press to specify the number of copies. memory card slot (p. 30). Press , select [Print All Images] with and press Check the settings on the screen.
• Settings of the printer are reflected in the following when [Print Type] is set to [Standard] with a Canon camera. Set [Print Settings] (p. 53) in advance. [Borders] [Page Layout]* [Correct Red-Eye]...
Selecting an Image during Auto Play for Printing (Auto Play) All images in the memory card are automatically played back and an image can be printed by pausing Auto Play while that image is displayed. Each image displays for 3 seconds. Turn the printer on, and insert the memory card in the appropriate •...
Creative Print Creative Print allows for easy printing of images in a few simple steps, following the instructions on the screen. With this function, Frames, Clip Art, Calendar, Multi Layout, Speech Bubble, Image Effects, ID Photo and Movie Print options are available. Frames Images with added frames are printed.
Creative Print How to Use the Menu (Creative Print) Turn the printer on, and insert the memory card into the appropriate • Only [Image Effects], [ID Photo] and [Movie Print] are displayed memory card slot (p. 30). when the black and white cartridge (Easy Photo Pack E- P25BW) is inserted into the Press...
Creative Print How to Set Menu Items Frames Select [Frames] in Creative Print. • For selecting [Frames], refer to How to Use • Only gold or silver printing compatible frames are the Menu (Creative Print) (p. 40). displayed when a gold or silver print supporting Easy Photo Pack is inserted.
Creative Print Check the settings on the screen. • Use for specifying the number of copies. Press • Printing starts. Clip Art Select [Clip Art] in Creative Print. • Press to display the • For selecting [Clip Art], refer to How to Use edit menu and print an enlarged the Menu (Creative Print) (p.
Creative Print Press to place the clip art stamps where you wish and • A single image can contain up to 30 clip art stamps. press • Press to rotate the clip art stamp. • You cannot enlarge or reduce Press to select an item and clip art stamps.
Creative Print Calendar Select [Calendar] in Creative Print. • You can set [Year], [Month], • For selecting [Calendar], refer to How to Use [Week start day], and [Highlight] the Menu (Creative Print) (p. 40). (holiday) in the calendar setting screen. Press to select the •...
Creative Print Press to select the item and press • To set a personal holiday, press to select the day you wish to set and • If you wish to set a press personal holiday, select [Yes] and specify the holiday.
Creative Print Multi Layout Select [Multi Layout] in Creative Print. • A preview of the layout is • For selecting [Multi Layout], refer to How to displayed on the right edge of Use the Menu (Creative Print) (p. 40). the screen. •...
Creative Print Check the settings on the screen. • Use for specifying the number of copies. Press • Printing starts. Speech Bubble Select [Speech Bubble] in Creative Print. • Press to display the edit menu and print an enlarged • For selecting [Speech Bubble], refer to How portion of an image (trimming) to Use the Menu (Creative Print) (p.
Creative Print Press to select the color for the speech bubble and press • Press to rotate the speech bubble. • You cannot enlarge or reduce the speech bubble. • Use for specifying the number of copies. Press to place the speech bubble where you wish and press •...
Creative Print Image Effects Faded Edges Creates the effect of the center of the image being clear while the surrounding area is fainter and fading out. Soft Edges Creates the effect of the center of the image being in focus, with the surrounding area out of focus.
Creative Print Press to select the desired effect and press • It may take longer to display the finished image. • The example of the • Use for specifying effect is displayed. the number of copies. • The displayed image may be slightly different from the printed photo.
• You can print an ID photo from an image that equals the recording pixels of Canon brand digital cameras' L (Large) such as the PowerShot series. • You can set [Long Side] and [Short Side] in the size setting screen.
• For selecting [Movie Print], refer to How to memory card, [Movie Print] is Use the Menu (Creative Print) (p. 40). not displayed. • Only movies shot with Canon Press to select the image and digital cameras, such as the...
Print Settings You can set print-related items, such as date on/off, bordered/borderless, or print layout. How to Use the Menu (Print Settings) Turn the printer on and press Press to select [Print Settings] and press • The print setting menu is displayed. Press to select an item and press change the setting value.
Print Settings Print Setting Menu The default setting is marked as Item Description Settings Date Prints the shooting date on the image. On, Off ( File No. Prints the file number on the image. On, Off ( Borders Prints borders on the image. Bordered, Borderless ( Page Layout Sets the number of images to print on a single...
– – – Layout : Setting available – : Setting not available * [Print Type] set to [Standard] in [Print Settings] (when using a Canon digital camera) : Frames : Clip Art : Calendar : Multi Layout : Speech Bubble...
Print Settings Page Layout 1-up ( Prints a single image per sheet. 2-up Prints 2 images per sheet. 4-up Prints 4 images per sheet. 8-up Prints 8 images per sheet. Fixed Size Prints the image with a white border on the right side. [Fixed Size] can be set only when using L size and Postcard size.
Print Settings Adjust Image Off ( Prints the image without adjusting the image. Brightness Corrects the image brightness. : Makes the image darker. : Makes the image lighter. Contrast Corrects the difference between light and dark (gradation) areas of the : Reduces the difference between light image.
Printing from a Camera Print from a camera supporting (PictBridge) or (Canon Direct Print) by connecting it to the printer. PictBridge is an industry standard that allows any digital camera or video camera, regardless of the manufacturer or model, to print images taken with the camera directly to a printer without using a computer.
Print Images When Connected with a Camera This guide explains the procedure for printing with a Canon digital camera connected as an example. Connect a camera to the printer's USB terminal for camera connection with the interface cable supplied with the camera.
• If printing does not start, check the camera's LCD monitor for any messages. • The setting of date, the number of copies, or layout is available with Canon cameras (This may not apply to some models, however). For more details, see the Camera User Guide supplied with the camera.
Printing from a Mobile Phone (Wireless Printing) Transmit and print out images shot with a camera-equipped mobile phone supporting Bluetooth. • Do not insert a memory card or connect a camera or computer to the printer when wireless printing. • Infrared wireless printing from a mobile phone is not available if the gold or silver print supporting cartridge (Easy Photo Pack E-P20G/E-P20S) is inserted.
Printing via Bluetooth Installing the Bluetooth Unit BU-30 (sold separately) on the printer enables you to print images by transmitting data from a Bluetooth-enabled mobile phone. The mobile phone must have the following features. • Built-in Bluetooth and profiles compatible with BIP (Basic Imaging Profile), OPP (Object Push Profile), or BPP (Basic Printing Profile).
Printing via Bluetooth Transmit an image from your mobile phone to the printer. • Printing starts after data transmission is completed. Up to approx. 10 m (33 ft.) • The power lamp blinks green fast during data transmission. When printing starts, the blinking slows down.
Printing from a Computer Print from a computer connected to the printer. • Make sure that no memory cards are inserted in the printer, or that no camera is connected to the printer before connecting a computer. • When using the USB cable, be sure to connect the printer directly to your computer. If you connect the USB cable to a USB hub, the printer may not function properly.
Free Hard Disk Space Canon Utility ZoomBrowser EX: 200 MB or more Ulead Photo Express LE: 300 MB or more Canon SELPHY Printer Driver: 5 MB or more (the amount of free space required for installation) Display 1,024 x 768 pixels or more...
Mac OS 10.4: 256 MB or more Interface Free Hard Disk Space Canon Utility ImageBrowser: 300 MB or more Canon SELPHY Printer Driver: 4 MB or more (the amount of free space required for installation) Display 1,024 x 768 pixels or more 32,000 colors or better •...
Install the Printer Driver and Software The Compact Photo Printer Solution Disk contains software that your computer requires for printing. Install the printer driver and the software (p. 73) according to the following steps. Before you install the printer driver, do not connect the printer to a computer. The instructions in this section are intended for Windows XP and Mac OS X (v10.4).
Click the [Start] installation appears. button and select [All Programs] - [Canon Utilities] - [Zoom Browser EX] - [Zoom Browser EX Uninstall]. • You can use the same procedure to uninstall other software.
Install the Printer Driver and Software Macintosh Installing the Printer Driver Place the supplied Compact Photo Printer Solution Disk in the computer • Close any programs that are running. and double-click the icon in the CD-ROM window. Select the printer you are using. Click [Agree] if you consent to all the conditions of the software license agreement.
Install the Printer Driver and Software Click and select [Easy Install], then click [Install]. • When connecting the printer to the computer, a commercially available USB cable is required. • Installation starts. The USB cable should be 2.5 Follow the meters or less.
Install the Printer Driver and Software Installing Software Place the supplied Compact Photo Printer Solution Disk in the computer • Click [Custom Installation] to select programs for individual and double-click the icon in the installation. CD-ROM window. • If you wish to uninstall the software, drag the application's •...
• For printing operations, refer to the [Help] menu of the software or a message appearing on the display. • You can download the ZoomBrowser EX guide or ImageBrowser guide from the following website (available in English only). http://web.canon.jp/imaging/information-e.html Windows ZoomBrowser EX Use this multi-function software...
Ulead Photo Express LE This section gives a basic overview of inserting frames and text, and then printing. If you have questions about Ulead Photo Express LE, please access the URL below: http://www.ulead.com/events/canon/selphy/ Double-click on the desktop. • Ulead Photo Express LE starts.
Introduction to the Supplied Programs From the list on the left, choose an image that you want to add a frame to and click , determine the image position, then click [Customize]. Click [Text] to select [Add/Edit]. Type the desired text to print, click , adjust the position or size of the text, then click [Print].
Introduction to the Supplied Programs Determine [Printer name], [Cartridge], [Paper size], [Layout], and [Copies], then click Printing completes. • Frames can be assigned only when [Postcard size] or [L size] paper is selected. • The image will not print correctly if you change the paper size setting. Printing from a Computer...
Make Printer Settings You can make various printer settings, such as language or power saving settings. How to Use the Menu (Printer Setup) Turn the printer on and press Press to select [Printer Setup] and press • The printer setup menu is displayed. Press to select the item and press change the setting value.
Make Printer Settings Printer Setup Menu The default setting is marked as Item Description Settings Auto Rotate If an image displays in the wrong orientation (caused by On ( ), Off camera or other settings) on the LCD monitor, it will be rotated automatically.
Make Printer Settings Bluetooth Settings Device name Selects a name from Canon ES30-1 ( ) to ES30-9. This is the name used when the target device (this printer) is selected from the mobile phone. This setting distinguishes this device when there are two or more Bluetooth-enabled devices capable of communication.
Make Printer Settings Language Press to select [Printer Setup]. Select [Language] and press • The language selection screen is displayed. Press to select the language you wish to set and press • The selected language is set and the screen returns to [Printer Setup].
Cleaning, Storing and Carrying the Printer Cleaning the Printer Cleaning the Inside of the Printer Remove dust on the head of the cartridge with the supplied cleaner unit. • Do not touch white parts of the cleaner as its performance may be affected. •...
• Remove the cartridge from the printer and store it in its original package. Storing Prints Color may change over time depending on the conditions of storage. Canon assumes no liability for color changes. • Avoid storing prints in the following places to prevent image quality from deteriorating.
If the equipment is dropped or the casing becomes damaged, do not continue operation. Stop operating the equipment immediately if it emits smoke or noxious fumes. Immediately contact the retail outlet or a Canon Customer Support center. Do not allow water or other liquids to enter the interior of the equipment.
Safety Precautions CAUTIONS Do not stick any part of your hand into the printer interior. Do not use or store the equipment in the following types of places. • Humid or dusty areas • Places subject to strong vibrations • Places near flames or subject to direct sunlight •...
This printer's warranty is only effective in the country of sale. If a problem arises while the printer is in use abroad, please convey it back to the country of sale before proceeding with a warranty claim to a Canon Customer Support center. Printer Do not turn the printer on and off repeatedly when you do not intend to print.
Handling Precautions If the print output receptacle cover comes off, tilt the cover to the LCD monitor side ( align the tip of the spring on the left side of the cover with the groove on the printer ( and then slide the hole on the right side of the cover over the peg on the printer ( If the print output receptacle cover is not attached during printing, paper that is finished printing may become jammed inside the printer.
Specifications All data is measured according to standard Canon testing procedures. We reserve the right to change specifications without notice. SELPHY ES30 Printing Method Dye-sublimation thermal transfer (with overcoating) Print Resolution 300 x 600 dpi (300 x 300 dpi : When a PC is connected, 2-up and higher layout...
Specifications Interface Connecting to PictBridge compliant devices/a Canon Direct Print compliant camera: USB compliant Type A connector Connecting to a PC: USB compliant Type B connector Wireless Bluetooth Memory Cards SD Memory Card, miniSD Card, SDHC Memory Card, miniSDHC Card, MultiMediaCard, MMCplus Card, HC MMCplus...
You Think There is a Problem If the solutions below do not remedy your problem, contact the retail outlet or a Canon Customer Support center. Printer and Power Source Power Will Not Turn on • Has the plug come out of the power outlet? (p. 26) •...
You Think There is a Problem Cannot Print (continued from previous page) • Does the camera battery have sufficient charge? Replace the battery with a fully charged (or new) battery, or use the compact power adapter for the camera. Printing from Computers •...
You Think There is a Problem Cannot Make Clean Prints • Is the ink sheet or paper dirty? • Is dirt lodged within the printer? (p. 82) • Has condensation formed within the printer? Leave it to dry at room temperature for a while. •...
You Think There is a Problem Paper Problems Frequent Paper Jams • Has too much paper been left in the print output receptacle? Do not leave 50 or more sheets in the print output receptacle. Cannot Print the Specified Number of Prints •...
Paper jam! • Press to eject the paper. If the paper is not ejected, turn the power off and turn it on again. If the printer fails to eject the paper, contact a Canon Customer Support center for assistance. Ink Error •...
• Check if there are other problems than cartridge problems. • Turn the printer and camera power off, then turn on again. If the error message does not clear, contact a Canon Customer Support center for assistance. Cartridge cover is open •...
• Turn the printer, camera and computer power off, then turn on again. • Check the Print Images When Connected with a Camera section (p. 59). If the error message continues to display, contact a Canon Customer Support center for assistance.
Error Messages Unidentified Image • You attempted to play back or print an image with corrupted data, an image recorded in a foreign camera or data type, or an image that has been edited on a computer. Select another image. Cannot magnify! •...
2:1, cannot be printed in Creative Print. Select an image of a size that can be printed in Creative Print. • You can only print ID photos that are shot with the same number of recording pixels as "Large" of a Canon PowerShot series or IXUS series camera. Troubleshooting...
Index Numerics 1-up.................56 Darker Skin .............49 2-up.................56 Date ................54 4-up.................56 Date Format ............54 8-up.................56 Deny Access ............80 9 Image View ............15 Device name ............80 Direct Print ..............58 DISP. Button .............13, 16 DPOF Print .............37 AC IN (Power Input) Terminal.........11 Accessories...............9 Adjust Image .............54, 57 Air Vents ..............11 Easy Photo Pack ..........9, 20...
Index Memory Cards ............29 Safety Precautions..........84 MENU Button ............13 Saturation ...............57 microSD Slot ............12 SD/MMC /miniSD Slot ..........12 Modern Bright ............49 Security ..............80 Movie Print ............39, 52 Select by date ............35 MS/MS Duo Slot .............12 Sepia...............49 Multi Layout............39, 46 SET Button .............14 Multi View..............15 Sharpness...............57 Single View .............15...