Turning the Printer On/Off Turning On the Printer When you turn the printer on, the printer performs a self-diagnostic test to check the status of the printer and any options installed, and then printing is enabled. IMPORTANT • Insert the paper cassette before turning the power on when the printer is being turned on for the ﬁrst time after it has been installed.
Turning Off the Printer The printer should be turned off as described in the following procedure. The procedure for turning off the power differs depending on whether or not the optional hard disk has been installed. (LBP-1710 only) IMPORTANT • If the printer has the optional hard disk installed, you should follow the designated procedure when turning off the power to protect the hard disk.
Press the power switch on the left side of the printer to the “ ” position. The power is turned off. If the Printer is Using a Hard Disk (LBP-1710 only) If the hard disk has been installed on the printer, turn off the power as described in the following procedure.
Press [ The operation mode menu is displayed. Select by pressing [ ] or [ ], and then press The message is shown. Check the message and press [ The printer performs the shut down procedure and the message is shown when the printer is ready to be turned off. Press the power switch on the left side of the printer to the “...
About Online and Ofﬂine When the printer can receive data from a personal computer and is able to print the data, this is called “online”, and when the printer cannot receive data, this is called “ofﬂine.” The printer should be ofﬂine when you perform operations from the menu on the control panel.
● Saving Power Consumption (Sleep Mode) After a speciﬁc time period has passed without any operation or without any data sent from the personal computer, the printer automatically switches to Sleep Mode. Sleep Mode is automatically canceled when any of the buttons on the control panel are pressed or an error occurs.
Paper Requirements Printable Paper You can use the following types of paper with this printer. indicates that the paper type is supported, while indicates that it is not supported. Paper Size Paper Source 250-Sheet Type of Paper Multi-Purpose Paper Cassette Paper Feed Tray Units (Option)
Heavy Paper ( 91–157 g/m Width: 100–297 mm Length: 98–431.8 mm Transparencies A4 Label sheets A4 Postcards* Stamped, self-addressed postcards* Envelope Youkei No.2* Envelope Youkei No. 4 * Load the paper in the portrait orientation. Envelopes can be loaded only in the landscape orientation, with the ﬂap open. Only non self-adhesive envelopes can be used with this printer.
Paper Capacity of the Paper Delivery Tray Paper Delivery Tray Type of Paper Face-down Delivery Tray Plain Paper 64 g/m About 250 sheets Heavy Paper 128 g/m About 150 sheets Transparencies About 100 sheets Label sheets 1 sheet Postcards About 50 sheets Stamped, self-addressed postcards About 50 sheets Envelopes...
Transparency Film Transparencies may sometimes stick together. We recommend that you fan the transparencies, while holding them by the edges, before loading them in the multi- purpose tray. IMPORTANT • Use only transparencies designed for this printer. If other types of transparencies are used, this may cause a paper feed failure or deterioration in print quality.
Envelopes Open the ﬂap and press the envelope with your hands to expel any air pockets and press down on the edges. Then load it face down in the multi-purpose tray. For more details, see “Loading Envelopes,” on P. 27. IMPORTANT •...
Printable Areas The areas that can be printed on the paper are shown below. ■ Plain paper, thick paper, transparencies, label sheets 5 mm 5 mm 5 mm 5 mm ■ ■ Postcards Stamped, self-addressed postcards 100 mm 200 mm 5 mm 5 mm 148 mm...
Paper You Cannot Use To avoid problems such as paper jams and printer malfunctions, the following types of paper should never be used. IMPORTANT • Paper that tends to cause paper jams. - Paper that is too thick or too thin. - Paper that is irregular shaped.
Printing from the Paper Cassette You can load up to 250 sheets of A5, B5, A4, A4R, B4, A3, Executive, Letter, Legal or Ledger-size plain paper (64 g/m ) into the paper cassette or optional paper feed unit. A4-size paper is normally loaded in the landscape orientation, however it can be loaded in the portrait orientation also.
Loading Paper in the Paper Cassette Pull out the paper cassette until it stops. Remove it from the printer body by lifting the front of the cassette slightly. IMPORTANT • The paper cassette cannot be pulled straight out of the printer. If you use force to pull it out horizontally, the paper cassette may be damaged.
• Never touch the separation pad located at the front side of the cassette. It may lead to problems when feeding paper into the printer. Press and hold the tab on the rear guide and slide it so that it aligns with the selected paper size.
Load the stack of paper so that it rests snugly against the rear guide and side guides. Limit Mark IMPORTANT • Do not load label sheets with plain paper. If you want to load label sheets when plain paper is loaded, remove all the plain paper, then load the label sheets. •...
Insert the paper cassette at a slight angle to insert it to the printer body. IMPORTANT • Do not let the paper cassette touch the ﬂoor, or other surfaces. If the paper cassette touches other surfaces, the position of the paper size selector may be moved.
Printing from the Multi-Purpose Tray The size of paper that can be loaded in the multi-purpose tray is 76.2 mm-297 mm wide and 98 mm-431.8 mm long. The maximum number of sheets of paper that can be loaded in the tray varies depending on paper size and types. For more details, see “Paper Requirements,”...
Loading Paper in the Multi-Purpose Tray Loading Paper (other than postcards and envelopes) To load plain paper, thick paper, or transparencies in the multi-purpose tray, follow the procedure described below. IMPORTANT • Data cannot be printed in the 5 mm wide border of the paper. •...
● Closing the multi-purpose tray To close the multi-purpose tray, reverse the procedure for opening the tray. When you are not using the tray, keep it closed. Fan the stack of paper, then tap it on a ﬂat surface to properly align the edges.
Insert the paper stack as far as it will go into the printer, with the print side facing down and the top of the paper facing toward the printer. Press the paper stack so it is below the limit guide. Limit Guide IMPORTANT •...
IMPORTANT • Be sure to set the paper guides to the paper width. Misfeeds or paper jams may occur if the paper guides are too loose or too tight. Loading Postcards You can load up to 40 ofﬁcial postcards (100 mm x 148 mm) and stamped, self- addressed postcards (200 mm x 148 mm) without creases in the portrait orientation.
Fan the stack of postcards, then tap it on a ﬂat surface to properly align the edges. Align the edges of the stack of postcards on a ﬂat surface. IMPORTANT • If the postcards are warped, correct the warp so that it does not exceed 2 mm in an upward direction.
To load a stamped, self-addressed postcard in the multi-purpose tray, gently insert the postcard as far as it will go into the printer, with the print side facing down, and the top edge on the right. IMPORTANT • There must be some space left between the stack of postcards and limit guide. Do not use force when loading the stack of postcards as this may cause a paper feed failure.
Loading Envelopes The multi-purpose tray can hold Youkei No.4, and Youkei No.2 envelopes. To load envelopes in the multi-purpose tray, follow the procedure described below. IMPORTANT • You can load envelopes of the sizes shown below: Youkei No.4 Youkei No.2 105 mm 235 mm 114 mm 162 mm •...
Fan the envelopes, holding them at both edges. Set the paper guide width slightly larger than the envelope width. Insert the envelope stack into the printer as far as it will go, with the print side facing down and the ﬂap open. Press the envelope stack so that it is below the limit guide.
Slide the paper guides so that they closely ﬁt the right and left edges of the envelopes IMPORTANT • Make sure the paper guides are set to the size of the envelopes. A paper feed failure or paper jams may occur if they are too loose or too tight.
Clearing Paper Jams When a paper jam occurs during printing, a warning beep will sound and the error message will appear on the display. When a paper jam occurs, follow the procedure below to remove the jammed paper from the printer and then resume printing.
IMPORTANT • Never touch the high-voltage contact points inside the front cover. This could damage the printer. High-Voltage Terminals • Remove the jammed paper while the power to the printer still on. If you turn the power off, the print data will be erased. •...
Grasp the tabs on both sides of the multi-purpose tray and gently pull it open. If the paper was fed from the multi-purpose tray, proceed to the next step. IMPORTANT • Support the multi-purpose tray with both hands and gently pull it open. Remove the paper jammed in the multi-purpose tray.
Press down the right and left green pressure release levers to release the pressure applied by the ﬁxing unit. When the message appears on the display, gently pull out the paper jammed in the front cover using both hands.
When the message is displayed, pull out the jammed paper with both hands as illustrated below. If you can see the jammed paper inside the front cover, pull it out with both hands. If you cannot see the jammed paper inside the front cover, pull it out with both hands from the paper delivery tray.
When the message appears on the display, pull out the paper cassette until it stops, and then remove it from the printer body by lifting the front of the cassette slightly. When an optional paper feed unit is attached to your printer, remove all the paper cassettes starting from the top cassette.
Pull out the paper jammed in the front cover using both hands. Load the paper in the paper cassette and re-install the paper cassette in the printer.
Raise the right and left pressure release levers to lock them in place. Close the front cover and raise the right and left release levers to lock them in place. IMPORTANT • Do not leave the front cover open for a long time after installing a toner cartridge. Close the multi-purpose tray.
Replacing the Toner Cartridge To replace the toner cartridge, follow the procedure described below. WARNING • To avoid a ﬁre or personal injury, never attempt to incinerate a used toner cartridge. Toner residue inside the cartridge is ﬂammable and if it is scattered near an open ﬂame, this may result in a ﬁre or personal injury.
Remove the new toner cartridge from its protective bag. IMPORTANT • We recommend that you use Canon toner cartridges for optimum printing results. • Handle the toner cartridge so that the side with arrow always faces up, as illustrated below. Do not stand the cartridge on end, and do not turn it upside down.
Hold the toner cartridge as illustrated below and gently rock it 5 or 6 times in a horizontal direction 1 1 1 1 , then another 5 or 6 times in a vertical direction 2 2 2 2 to evenly distribute the toner. IMPORTANT •...
IMPORTANT • Do not re-attach the protective cover once it has been removed, as this may damage the drum. • Do not touch the drum of the toner cartridge. Drum • Do not scratch the drum of the toner cartridge. Hold the toner cartridge with both hands, align right and left handles of the cartridge with the guides inside the printer and insert the cartridge horizontally into the printer as illustrated below.
Canon supports the collection of used toner cartridges for recycling. Toner cartridge recycling cannot succeed without your help. We would like to encourage you to support the Canon Cartridge Recycling Program and bring your used cartridge to the CANON distributor from which you have purchased the...
Canceling Printing To cancel printing currently being processed, follow the procedure described below to perform job cancel. Job cancel lets you cancel a job while data is being received or processed. It does not affect the print data for the next job or any other interface jobs for which data processing has not begun.
Press [ The message appears on the display and the print data being processed is canceled. When processing takes time, such as when receiving data, the message on the display changes to When the message LIPS appears on the display, job cancel is complete. NOTE •...
Checking Operations You can use the status print to check the conﬁguration of the printer. Use this function whenever necessary, such as after preparing and connecting the printer or whenever you want to check its operating status. Status Print Currently available printer functions and a list of setting values are printed in a status print.
Status print contents A status print is printed as shown below. It allows you to check functions that can be currently used, provides a list of setting values in the printer function menu, and versions of software and hardware installed in the printers as well as the page count.
When a Message Is Displayed When <nn-nn > or <F9-nn > Is Displayed If a problem has occurred internally in the printer, or if a problem has occurred while print data was being processed, an error message (error code and message) is displayed.
If the message is displayed again, turn the printer’s power to off. Disconnect the power plug and remove the earth cable from the earth terminal. Then contact the place where you purchased the printer. When you contact the place of purchase, describe the problem and quote the four-digit number.
Error Messages If the printer is unable to print for some reason, an alarm sounds, the error indicator lights up and an error message appears on the display. Furthermore, a warning message is displayed when you are required to take some sort of action, even though there is no problem with the print job.
Message Cause and Remedy Cause: The amount of remaining toner is low. Remedy: Remove the toner cartridge and gently rock it 5 or 6 times in the vertical and horizontal directions. Then re-install the cartridge in the <Warning message> printer. If the message is still displayed after this, or white streaks appear on the printout, replace the toner cartridge with a new one.
Message Cause and Remedy Cause: Either the size of the paper loaded in the paper source is different to the paper size setting in the application software, or a paper source in which a different size of paper is loaded has been selected.