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BJC-85
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    BJC-85 USER MANUAL Canon...

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Introduction Welcome Printer Documentation How to Use This Manual Copyright Disclaimer Trademarks FCC Regulations Canadian Radio Interference Regulations Safety Precautions Getting Ready to Print Printer Parts and Their Functions Turning the Printer On Setting Up and Using a Wireless Connection Printing Paper and Other Print Media Loading Paper in the Printer...

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    Using the BJ Print Monitor Uninstalling the Macintosh Printer Driver Troubleshooting Error Messages Problems and Solutions Before You Call For Service Getting Help From Canon Servicing the Printer Specifications Printer Specifications Printing Area Using the Optional IS-12 Color Scanner Cartridge...

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    Introduction Welcome Printer Documentation How to Use This Manual Copyright Disclaimer Trademarks FCC Regulations Canadian Radio Interference Regulations Safety Precautions Introduction...

  • Page 6: Introduction

    Welcome Thank you for purchasing the BJC-85 Color Bubble Jet Printer. Printer Documentation The documentation for your printer consists of these items: I Quick Start Guide Shows you how to set up the printer and prepare it for operation according to your computer system.

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    Printer Documentation I Conventions This User’s Manual uses the following symbols to indicate important information. Always observe the instructions indicated by these symbols. Cautions alert you to ways to avoid injury to yourself, damage to the Caution printer, or the loss of valuable data. Notes provide advice, tips, and suggestions that are intended to help you Note work more efficiently with the printer.

  • Page 8: How To Use This Manual

    How to Use This Manual To view this User’s Manual, please use Acrobat Reader 4.0, which is included on your CD-ROM, or a later version of Acrobat Reader. Use this button when you wish to Use this button to display the enlarge the screen you are viewing.

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    How to Use This Manual Use this button when you wish to search for a word. This column displays a table of contents for the User’s Manual. Click the desired item to jump to the topic. Click the + (or ) symbol when you wish to see detailed headings for each chapter. Click the –...

  • Page 10: Copyright

    Disclaimer Canon Computer Systems, Inc. has reviewed this manual thoroughly in order to make it an easy to use guide for your Canon BJC-85 Color Bubble Jet Printer. All statements, technical information, and recommendations in this guide and in any guides or related documents...

  • Page 11: Trademarks

    Trademarks Canon, BCI, BJ, Bubble Jet, and Drop Modulation Technology are trademarks, and SelectExchange is a service mark of Canon Inc. Microsoft and Windows are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the U.S. and other countries. Mac and the Mac logo are trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.

  • Page 12: Fcc Regulations

    FCC Regulations Color Bubble Jet Printer, Model K10190 This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

  • Page 13: Canadian Radio Interference Regulations

    Use of shielded cable is required to comply with Class B limits in Subpart B of Part 15 of FCC Rules. Do not make any changes or modifications to the equipment unless otherwise specified in the manual. If such changes or modifications should be made, you could be required to stop operation of the equipment.

  • Page 14: Safety Precautions

    Safety Precautions Please read the safety warnings provided in this manual to ensure that you use the printer safely. Do not attempt to use the printer in any way not described in this manual as this could result in unforeseen printer faults or cause a fire or electric shock. Printer Location Power Outlet and Power Cord Cleaning the Printer...

  • Page 15: Printer Location

    Safety Precautions I Printer Location The electrical contacts inside the printer become hot during normal operation. To avoid causing a fire or dangerous electrical shock, never store volatile substances such as alcohol or thinner near the printer. To avoid damage to the printer or possible personal injury, place the printer on a flat, stable surface that is safe from sudden shocks or strong vibrations to ensure that it will not fall.

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    Safety Precautions I Power Outlet and Power Cord The socket-outlet shall be installed near the equipment and shall be easily accessible. To avoid personal injury from an electrical shock, never handle the power cord or plug when your hands are wet. To avoid causing a fire or serious electrical shock, make sure that the power plug is securely and completely inserted into the power outlet.

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    Safety Precautions To avoid a fire or serious electrical shock, do not knot the power cord or wrap it around itself. To avoid damaging the power plug, which could cause a short circuit and cause a fire or electrical shock, do not pull on the power cord to unplug the cord from the power outlet.

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    Safety Precautions I Cleaning the Printer Use only a damp, clean cloth to clean the surfaces of the printer. The electrical contacts inside the printer become hot during normal operation. To avoid a fire or serious electrical shock, do not use alcohol, benzene, thinner, or any other type of volatile liquid cleaner to clean the printer.

  • Page 19: General Warnings

    Safety Precautions I General Warnings There are high voltage points inside the printer. To avoid a fire or electrical shock, do not attempt to disassemble the printer or attempt repairs. To avoid a fire or electrical shock, do not use volatile sprays around the printer.

  • Page 20: Universal Ac Adapter

    POWER button to turn the printer off then unplug the power cord from the power outlet. Stop using the printer and call the Canon Customer Care Center. Getting Help From Canon I Universal AC Adapter When you pack the universal AC adapter for travel or storage, do not wrap the cord around the body of the AC adapter.

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    Special print media Most of the special media available for use with other Canon Bubble Jet printers can be used with this compact printer. Capturing originals with the optional Scanner Cartridge By inserting the optional IS-12 Color Image Scanner Cartridge in place of the BJ cartridge, you can convert the printer into a scanner.

  • Page 22: Options And Consumables

    Safety Precautions I Options and Consumables The following options and consumables are available for use with this printer. To get more information, visit our web site at www.ccsi.canon.com. Options Item Comment Portable Kit NK-300 NiMH battery set with recharger IS-12 Color Image Scanner Cartridge...

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    Safety Precautions Paper and special print media Media Load Limit Bubble Jet Paper 30 sheets Brilliant White Paper 30 sheets High Resolution Paper 10 sheets Glossy Photo Paper 10 sheets High Gloss Film 1 sheet Glossy Photo Cards 1 sheet Transparencies 10 sheets Back Print Film...

  • Page 24: Getting Ready To Print

    Getting Ready to Print Printer Parts and Their Functions Turning the Printer On Setting Up and Using a Wireless Connection Getting Ready to Print...

  • Page 25: Printer Parts And Their Functions

    Printer Parts and Their Functions This section describes important parts of the printer and how they function. I Front View Top Cover (and Paper Rest) Operation Panel Before you use the printer, Operation Panel open the top cover. The top cover supports paper fed into the sheet feeder.

  • Page 26: Back View

    Printer Parts and Their Functions I Back View Power Connector Provides the connection point for the universal AC adapter plug. Parallel Interface Connector Provides the connection point for a parallel interface cable between the printer and computer. IrDA Interface Port Provides a port for a wireless IrDA connection between the printer and computer.

  • Page 27: Operation Panel

    Printer Parts and Their Functions I Operation Panel POWER Button RESUME Button Press to turn the Press to release the printer from an error after the printer on and off. cause of the error has been removed. Pressing this Turning the button has no effect on unrecoverable errors.

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    • If the printer beeps twice, paper jam. • If the printer beeps three times, BJ cartridge is not installed. • If the printer beeps four times, wrong BJ cartridge is installed. POWER, Unrecoverable error has occurred. Call the Canon Customer ERROR ERROR Care Center.

  • Page 29: Turning The Printer On

    Turning the Printer On Make sure that the AC adapter is securely connected to the printer. Open the top cover. Press and release the POWER button to turn the printer on. POWER RESUME CARTRIDGE ERROR If a BJ cartridge is not installed, the POWER light continues to flash and the printer will beep three times.

  • Page 30: Setting Up And Using A Wireless Connection

    Setting Up and Using a Wireless Connection If you have a computer with an infrared port for wireless data transmission, you can set up a cordless connection with the printer using the IrDA method to effect infrared data transmission. Before you can set up an infrared connection with the printer, you must perform several settings on the computer.

  • Page 31: Using Infrared Data Transmission

    Setting Up and Using a Wireless Connection Note If you are using Windows 95, you need IrDA 1.0 with a maximum baud rate of 115.2 kbps, and the Microsoft infrared port driver Version 2.0. For details about installing the infrared port, refer to your computer documentation.

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    Open the printer driver directly and select the infrared port for the printer. Click Start, select Settings, and click Printers. Right-click the Canon BJC-85 printer icon and select Properties from the pop-up menu. Select the Details button, click the down-arrow for the “Print to the following port”...

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    Setting Up and Using a Wireless Connection Note • Make sure nothing is between the infrared ports that could block the data transmission. • Make sure nothing interferes with the print data transmission while a print job is executing. If the print job halts, turn the printer off and cancel the print job on the computer.

  • Page 34: Printing

    Printing Paper and Other Print Media Loading Paper in the Printer Changing BJ Cartridges Printing...

  • Page 35: Paper And Other Print Media

    Paper and Other Print Media • Always handle paper and special print media by the edges, and avoid touching the print surfaces of the sheets. If the print surface is soiled or scratched, the print quality will deteriorate. • Always store unused paper and special print media in its original package. Do not bend the media.

  • Page 36: Media You Can Use With This Printer

    Paper and Other Print Media I Media You Can Use With This Printer You can use any of the media listed in the table below. Before you execute a print job, open the printer driver and select settings for Paper Size, Media Type, and Paper Feed that match the media loaded in the printer.

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    Paper and Other Print Media I Printing Area Print within the area marked by the darkest shading in the illustration below. Printing in this area is possible but not 0.12 in./ recommended. Printing may degrade in this 0.87 in./ 3.0 mm(*1) area due to variations in the precision of 22 mm paper feed, and printing may run over the...

  • Page 38: Plain Paper

    Paper and Other Print Media I Plain Paper • Use Canon Bubble Jet Paper or any plain copier paper that meets the requirements listed below. You cannot use continuous feed paper with this printer. Plain Paper Specifications × Paper Size Letter 11 in.

  • Page 39: High Resolution Paper

    I Glossy Photo Paper • Canon’s Glossy Photo Paper is recommended for use with this printer. Before you use this media, read the instructions provided with the package.

  • Page 40: Glossy Photo Cards

    Paper and Other Print Media I High Gloss Film • Canon’s High Gloss Film is recommended for use with this printer. Before you use this media, read the instructions provided with the package. • Do not use High Gloss Film in conditions of high humidity.

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    Paper and Other Print Media I Transparencies • Canon’s Transparencies are recommended for use with this printer. Before you use this media, read the instructions provided with the package. • Do not use transparencies intended for use with a photocopier or laser printer.

  • Page 42: Back Print Film

    Paper and Other Print Media I Back Print Film • Canon’s Back Print Film is recommended for use with this printer. Before you use this media, read the instructions provided with the package. • When you select Back Print Film for the Media Type, the document image is reversed or “mirrored”...

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    T-Shirt Transfer package. I Greeting Cards (1/4 fold) • Get the most out of your Canon Creative or other card making software with Canon Greeting Cards. • These cards give your unique, personalized cards the look and feel of professional cards.

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    Paper and Other Print Media I Envelopes • Use only US Commercial #10 or European DL envelopes with this printer. • Before loading envelopes in the printer, press down on the center of the stack to expel all the air inside the envelopes, crease the edges if they are not perfectly square, and bend the envelopes opposite to the direction of the curl if they are curled.

  • Page 45: Loading Paper In The Printer

    Loading Paper in the Printer You can use either of two methods to feed paper to the printer. Auto Feed Set a stack of sheets for continuous feed. The number of sheets you can load is determined by the type of media you are using. Media You Can Use With This Printer Manual Set one sheet at a time manually for printing on thick paper and other...

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    Loading Paper in the Printer Pick up a stack of paper and fan it. Tap the edges on a flat surface to align them. Set the stack in the printer. Align the stack with the right side of the sheet feeder, and insert the stack into the printer until it stops.

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    Loading Paper in the Printer Slide the paper guide to the edge of the stack. Make sure that the paper guide is not too tight against the side of the stack. If there is a gap between the paper guide and the stack, or if the paper guide is too tight, the paper may feed incorrectly.

  • Page 48: Changing Bj Cartridges

    Changing BJ Cartridges You can use these BJ cartridges with this printer: BC-11e Color BJ Cartridge Printing in color • BCI-11 Color Ink Tank • BCI-11 Black Ink Tank BC-10 Black BJ Cartridge Printing in monochrome (black ink only) • BCI-10 Black Ink Tank BC-12e Photo BJ Cartridge Printing photographic images in color...

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    Changing BJ Cartridges Make sure that the printer is turned on and open the cartridge cover. Press the CARTRIDGE button to move the cartridge holder to the center. Remove the BJ cartridge. Lift up on the green tab to remove the BJ cartridge from the cartridge holder.

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    Changing BJ Cartridges Immediately store the BJ cartridge you just removed in an Ink Cartridge Storage Box. Note • When you are not using a BJ cartridge, always store it in an Ink Cartridge Storage Box. Do not attempt to re-attach the orange protective tape or protective cap to a BJ cartridge.

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    Changing BJ Cartridges Prepare the new cartridge for installing in the printer. If you are installing a previously used BJ cartridge, remove it from its storage box. If you are installing a new BJ cartridge, pull off the top of the package and remove the BJ cartridge.

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    Changing BJ Cartridges • To avoid damage to the printer, make sure you always remove the Caution orange protective cap and orange protective tape from a new BJ cartridge before you install it in the printer. • To avoid minor cuts, do not touch electrical contacts on the BJ cartridge. •...

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    Changing BJ Cartridges With the label side up, set the BJ cartridge into the cartridge holder at a slight angle. Align the marks ( ) on the BJ cartridge with the marks on the holder. This illustration shows the BC-10 Black BJ Cartridge being installed in the printer.

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    Changing BJ Cartridges Press down on the raised left side of the BJ cartridge until it locks in place. Press Here Close the cartridge cover. Press the CARTRIDGE button. The printer moves the cartridge holder to the home position and automatically starts cleaning the print head.

  • Page 55: Maintaining The Printer

    Maintaining the Printer Printing a Nozzle Check Pattern Cleaning the Print Head Using the Low-Ink Alert Replacing Ink Tanks Replacing a BJ Cartridge Cleaning the Printer Performing the Test Print Transporting the Printer Maintaining the Printer...

  • Page 56: Printing A Nozzle Check Pattern

    Printing a Nozzle Check Pattern If you see colors missing or broken in your printed output, print a Nozzle Check Pattern to determine the condition of the print head. If the BC-11e Color BJ Cartridge or BC-12e Photo BJ Cartridge is installed in the printer, four colors (black, cyan, magenta, yellow) will be printed in the Nozzle Check Pattern.

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    Printing a Nozzle Check Pattern I Normal Nozzle Check Pattern Here is a sample of a normal Nozzle Check Pattern printed with the BC-10 Black BJ Cartridge. Black Here is a sample of a normal Nozzle Check Pattern printed with a BC-11e Color BJ Cartridge or a BC-12e Photo BJ Cartridge.

  • Page 58: Cleaning The Print Head

    Cleaning the Print Head There are two methods for cleaning the print head. I Print Head Cleaning Use this method to clean the print heads. I Print Head Deep Cleaning Use this more thorough method only after five consecutive print head cleanings fail to produce a satisfactory Nozzle Check Pattern.

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    Cleaning the Print Head Print head cleaning begins. The POWER light flashes during print head cleaning. When print head cleaning is finished, the POWER light remains on, indicating that the printer is ready for operation. After print head cleaning is complete, print another Nozzle Check Pattern. If the Nozzle Check Pattern is not satisfactory, repeat print head cleaning several times and print another Nozzle Check Pattern.

  • Page 60: Using The Low-ink Alert

    Using the Low-Ink Alert This printer employs a low-ink alert that warns you when ink in an ink tank runs low. Before the printer is shipped from the factory, the low-ink alert is turned off. To turn on the low-ink alert manually, follow these steps: Press the POWER button to turn off the printer.

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    Using the Low-Ink Alert I Resetting the Low-Ink Alert After Replacing an Ink Tank You can reset the low-ink alert manually with the printer’s operation panel. After replacing the ink tank, press and hold down the RESUME button for the required number of beeps, depending on which ink tanks you replaced.

  • Page 62: Replacing Ink Tanks

    Replacing Ink Tanks When an ink tank runs out of ink, only the ink tank requires replacement. Note • To ensure the best performance of the ink tanks, be sure to install them within one year of the purchase date and use them within six months after they are installed in the BJ cartridge.

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    Replacing Ink Tanks If you have the BC-11e Color BJ Cartridge installed: • Press in and lift the white tab to remove the BCI-11 Color Ink Tank. • Press in and lift the gray tab to remove the BCI-11 Black Ink Tank. If you have the BC-10 Black BJ Cartridge installed: •...

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    Replacing Ink Tanks Select a new ink tank; be sure to use the same type that you removed from the printer. Remove the new ink tank from its package and remove the orange protective cap. BCI-11 Black or BCI-12 Black To avoid interfering with the flow of ink and to ensure optimum...

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    Replacing Ink Tanks Install the ink tank. With the label up, set the ink tank in the BJ cartridge at a slight angle, then gently press down on the left, raised end of the ink tank until it locks in place.

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    Replacing Ink Tanks If you have a BC-10 Black BJ Cartridge installed: • Align the marks on the ink tank with the marks ( ) on the BJ cartridge. • Press down on the left side until you hear the ink tank lock in place. Align Marks Press Here Close the cartridge cover and press the CARTRIDGE button.

  • Page 67: Replacing A Bj Cartridge

    Replacing a BJ Cartridge Replace the BJ cartridge if print head deep cleaning fails to restore print quality. In this case, the print head may be damaged or worn out and requires replacement. Make sure that the printer is turned on, then open the cartridge cover. Press the CARTRIDGE button to move the cartridge to the center.

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    Replacing a BJ Cartridge Remove the BJ cartridge. Lift the green tab to remove the BJ cartridge from the holder. Green Tab Dispose of the old BJ cartridge immediately. Note Dispose of the old BJ cartridge in accordance with any local laws regarding the disposal of consumables.

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    Replacing a BJ Cartridge Remove the new BJ cartridge from its package. Remove the orange protective cap and the orange protective tape. Remove the orange protective tape. Orange Print Head Protective Cap Do not touch the print head area. Maintaining the Printer...

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    Replacing a BJ Cartridge With the label side up, set the BJ cartridge into the cartridge holder at a slight angle. • Align the marks ( ) on the BJ cartridge with the marks on the holder. This illustration shows the BC-10 Black BJ Cartridge being installed in the printer.

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    Replacing a BJ Cartridge Close the cartridge cover. Press the CARTRIDGE button. The printer moves the cartridge holder to the home position and automatically starts cleaning the print heads. The POWER light flashes during the print head cleaning. Print head cleaning is complete and the printer is ready for operation when the POWER light remains on.

  • Page 72: Cleaning The Printer

    Cleaning the Printer Follow the instructions in this section to clean the printer and keep it in good working order to prevent paper jams, poor paper feeding, and other problems. Please follow these precautions and guidelines: • Clean the surfaces of the printer only with a clean, damp cloth. To avoid a fire hazard, do not use alcohol, benzene, thinner, or any other type of flammable liquid that could come in contact with the hot electrical contacts inside the printer.

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    Cleaning the Printer • Do not use a paper towel or tissue that can shred and damage moving parts or jam the print head nozzles. Use only a clean, damp cloth to clean the printer. • To avoid damaging or discoloring the top cover, do not use any kind of organic chemical or liquid cleaner to clean the surface of the printer.

  • Page 74: Cleaning Inside The Printer

    Cleaning the Printer I Cleaning Inside the Printer After a paper jam, you may find ink sprayed on the left or right side of the platen. If you continue to print without cleaning the platen, the back sides of the next sheets to be printed could be stained with ink.

  • Page 75: Performing The Test Print

    Performing the Test Print In addition to the Nozzle Check Pattern, you can print a Demonstration test pattern. This test print demonstrates, with simple graphics and text, the color capabilities of this printer. Maintaining the Printer...

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    Performing the Test Print Set a sheet of plain paper in the printer. Press the POWER button to turn the printer off. Press and hold the POWER button until you hear one beep, then release it. The Demonstration beings to print. Note You can also print the Demonstration from the Maintenance tab in the printer driver.

  • Page 77: Transporting The Printer

    Transporting the Printer Follow this procedure to pack the printer carefully for transporting to a service center or for long term storage. Use the packing material that you saved when you unpacked the printer. I Packing the Printer Press the POWER button to turn the printer off. If there is any paper in the sheet feeder, remove it.

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    Transporting the Printer Pack the printer and accessories in the original packing material. Caution • When you carry or handle the printer, always use two hands to hold it to prevent accidentally dropping and damaging it. • If you are transporting the printer by automobile, do not allow the printer to remain inside the vehicle if the temperature is extremely hot or cold.

  • Page 79: Shipping The Printer

    Transporting the Printer I Shipping the Printer Before shipping the printer by special delivery or post: • Tape the lid of the box securely with strong tape. • On the box write clearly FRAGILE or HANDLE WITH CARE. I Travelling Abroad With the Printer Here are some points to remember while travelling: •...

  • Page 80: Printing With Windows

    Printing With Windows Getting Ready to Print Selecting the Print Mode Changing the Page Size Windows Printer Driver Features Using the BJ Background Monitor Using the BJ Backgrounder Using the BJ Printer Status Monitor Printing With Windows...

  • Page 81: Getting Ready To Print

    Getting Ready to Print After you have created a document with your software application and you are ready to print, you’ll want to confirm the printer driver settings before printing. Note The method of opening the printer driver may differ slightly, depending on the software application.

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    Getting Ready to Print Click the print mode icon best suited for the print job. By clicking a print mode icon you automatically enable the recommended optimum settings for the type of document. After clicking on a print mode icon, select the BJ Cartridge and Media Type that you are using. Select a print mode icon.

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    Getting Ready to Print When you are finished with the print settings, click OK to close the printer Properties dialog box. Click the OK button to close the printer Properties dialog box. Confirm that the printer is turned on and that paper is set in the printer. Printing With Windows...

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    Getting Ready to Print Start the print job. The procedure to start the print job may differ slightly, depending on the software application. Generally, you can start the print job by clicking the OK button in the Print dialog box after closing from the printer Properties dialog box.

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    Getting Ready to Print A screen like the one below is displayed during printing. BJ Backgrounder Displays the progress of the current print job. You can also use the BJ Backgrounder to pause or halt the current print job. Using the BJ Backgrounder BJ Background Monitor BJ Printer Status Monitor...

  • Page 86: Selecting The Print Mode

    Selecting the Print Mode The following default Print Mode settings are available: This Print Mode selects standard quality for documents that contain only word processed text. Use this setting when you have either the BC-10 Black or BC-11e Color BJ Cartridge installed and you are using plain paper.

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    Selecting the Print Mode I Selecting the Print Mode In the Main tab of the printer Properties dialog box, choose one of the Print Mode icons. The name and icon for the current setting are displayed here. Printing With Windows...

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    Selecting the Print Mode Make sure that the BJ Cartridge and Media Type settings are correct for the BJ cartridge and paper installed in the printer. If necessary, use the pull-down menus to change the settings. Printing With Windows...

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    Selecting the Print Mode I Adjusting and Saving Print Mode Settings If you change any of the default settings, you see the words “User-Modified” displayed below the icon. You can print with the modified setting(s) one time (the defaults are restored immediately after the print job executes).

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    Selecting the Print Mode To save a new print mode After changing the setting(s), right-click the User-modified icon and select Save As from the pop-up menu. Printing With Windows...

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    Selecting the Print Mode Click the Title box and enter a name for the Print Mode settings. Click the Save button and click the OK button. The new print mode is saved and the settings are enabled as the current settings.

  • Page 92: Changing The Page Size Windows Printer Driver Features

    Changing the Page Size You usually select the page size with a setting in your software application. The first time that you execute a print job, follow the procedure below to confirm that the page size setting in the software application is the same in the printer driver. If the settings are not the same, select the correct page size in the printer driver.

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    Changing the Page Size If the Page Size setting is not the same as the setting in the software application, click the down-arrow and select the correct page size from the drop-down list. This example shows Letter selected. After making your selection, click the OK button.

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    Windows Printer Driver Features The printer Properties dialog box has four tabs with buttons and check boxes you use to set up a print job. I Main Tab Choose Print Mode The Print Mode icons hold the default settings for a variety of common print jobs.

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    Windows Printer Driver Features Current Settings Displays the currently selected icon. If you change any setting for a default icon, the “User-Modified” notation is displayed below the icon in the Current Settings box. You can use the current settings to execute the next print job, or you can register the settings as a new print mode.

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    Windows Printer Driver Features Illustrated guideline The (A) graphic displays the current selections for the Orientation and Paper Feed method. The Page Size, Orientation, and other settings change to reflect the settings on the Page Layout tab. Page Layout Tab If you select an envelope setting (#10 Env.

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    Windows Printer Driver Features I Page Layout Tab Page Size Usually the Page Size is set with the software application. If the printer driver Page Size setting is not the same as the page size selected by the software application, you must change it here. Click the down-arrow and select the correct page size from the drop-down list.

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    Windows Printer Driver Features Printing Type Click the appropriate button to select how you want to lay out the print job. You’ll want to select “Normal- size Printing” for most print jobs. Printing Type Settings Printer Paper Size Allows you to select the size of the paper loaded in the printer after you have selected Scaled, Page Layout, Booklet, or Poster Printing.

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    Windows Printer Driver Features Background Printing Allows printing jobs to execute in the background while you perform tasks with other software applications. Background Printing is normally enabled to allow you to use all of the features on the Page Layout tab. Click the Background Printing box to turn this feature on and off.

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    Windows Printer Driver Features Duplex Printing Selects whether each sheet is printed on both sides (front and back). Click the check box to turn this feature on and off. After you click the check box, you can select the binding method, which leaves extra space on the margin for stapling.

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    Stapling Note You can execute duplex printing only with plain paper or Canon Bubble Jet paper. If the document contains dense color images, which require a large amount of ink to print, you may not be able to use Duplex Printing because the ink will show on the other side of the page.

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    Windows Printer Driver Features On the Page Layout tab, click the Duplex Printing box. For the binding method, click the button for “Long side stapling” or “Short side stapling.” Note When you execute Duplex Printing, you must print one side, and then set the ejected page back in the sheet feeder to print on the other side.

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    Windows Printer Driver Features I Printing Type Settings You make the Printing Type settings on the Page Layout tab. Normal-size Printing Normal-size Printing Prints the document at normal size without enlargement or reduction. After using Scaled, Page Layout, Booklet, or Poster Printing, click this button to restore normal size printing.

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    Windows Printer Driver Features Scaled Printing Scaled Printing allows you to automatically enlarge or reduce the size of the printed page by loading larger or smaller paper in the printer and changing the Printer Paper Size setting. Scaled Printing Click the button to enable scaled printing.

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    Windows Printer Driver Features Page Layout Printing Use Page Layout Printing to print two or four pages at reduced size on one sheet of paper. This printing method not only saves paper, it is also useful for printing double-page pictures or charts, and printing pages for binding.

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    Windows Printer Driver Features Page Order Select the order in which you want the pages to print on the sheet. Frame Border Click the check box to print a frame border around each document page. Booklet Printing Booklet Printing is a special feature of Two-sided Printing. The pages are printed four to a sheet (two pages each on front and back) and ordered in such a way that the pages will be numbered consecutively after they are folded together and bound.

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    Windows Printer Driver Features Insert blank page Determines how pages are arranged. None All pages printed in order with no blank pages inserted Right page Right pages printed as blank pages Left page Left pages printed as blank pages Tip: For the settings may change depending on the Page Size and Orientation settings.

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    Windows Printer Driver Features Poster Printing Poster Printing allows you to print an original enlarged to print on 4, 9, or 16 sheets. You can then cut along the marks that print on the page margins and paste or tape the sheets together to form one large poster.

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    Windows Printer Driver Features Image divisions Click the button to select the number of pages for the image to be printed on. 2 x 2 Total of 4 pages print 3 x 3 Total of 9 pages print 4 x 4 Total of 16 pages print Tip: The greater the number of pages, the larger the poster.

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    Windows Printer Driver Features I Stamp/Background Tab A selection of default stamps (IMPORTANT, CONFIDENTIAL, etc.) are available for immediate use, or you can create your own stamps in bold color with borders. You can also print a colorful bitmap file behind text as a background to create an artistic effect.

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    Windows Printer Driver Features Click this button to adjust the settings of the selected stamp or to create a new stamp. Using the Stamp Settings Properties Dialog Box Background Select a background pattern from the drop-down list. Background first Click this check box to print the background only page only on the first page of the document.

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    Windows Printer Driver Features I Using the Stamp Settings Properties Dialog Box Click the Define Stamp button on the Stamp/Background tab to open the Stamp Settings Properties dialog box. Use the Text, Color, Placement, and Save Setting tabs to create and position a stamp for printing.

  • Page 113

    Windows Printer Driver Features I Using the Background Settings Properties Dialog Box Click the Select Background button to open the Background Settings Properties dialog box. Use this dialog box to select backgrounds for display. Two artistic backgrounds, Sample 1 and Sample 2, are provided. Background tab Specify the file to use as the background, the layout of the file, and the intensity.

  • Page 114: Maintenance Tab

    Windows Printer Driver Features I Maintenance Tab Use the Maintenance tab to perform routine tasks like cleaning the print heads and changing ink tanks. To start a procedure, click an icon and, when a message is displayed, click the OK button. Print Head Cleaning Clean the print heads when the print quality is not satisfactory.

  • Page 115

    Windows Printer Driver Features Note Deep cleaning the print heads consumes ink. Deep clean the print heads only after consecutive print head cleanings fail to improve the print quality. Test Prints Click either button to start a test print. Prints the standard demonstration sheet Prints the Nozzle Check Pattern you use to check the condition of the print heads Printing a Nozzle Check Pattern...

  • Page 116

    Windows Printer Driver Features Change BJ Cartridge Click the appropriate button when you need to replace a BJ cartridge. Install new BC-10 Black BJ Cartridge Replace BC-11e Color BJ Cartridge or BC-12e Photo BJ Cartridge Replace BC-10 Black BJ Cartridge Install a new BC-11e Color BJ Cartridge or BC-12e Photo BJ Cartridge Replacing a BJ Cartridge...

  • Page 117

    Windows Printer Driver Features I Print Mode Properties Dialog Box You open the Print Mode Properties dialog box by clicking the Advanced button on the Main tab. The name of the currently selected print mode icon is displayed in the title bar (Standard Properties, DTP Properties, etc.).

  • Page 118

    Windows Printer Driver Features Paper Feed Click the down-arrow and select paper feed method from the drop-down list. Auto Feeder Select for continuous paper feed from the Sheet Feeder. Manual Feed Select for manual feed, one sheet at a time. Print Quality Drag the button on the slide bar left or right to adjust the quality of the printed image.

  • Page 119

    Windows Printer Driver Features Halftoning Select one of the four methods to create mid-range color tones for printing. Automatically selects the most suitable method for halftoning based on the colors in the document. Simplifies the halftoning process to achieve high-speed printing. Creates sharper color boundaries.

  • Page 120

    Windows Printer Driver Features Whole Page Allows you to adjust multiple graphic images on the document page. This setting is available only when the Photo Optimizer is enabled. Click the box to apply the Photo Optimizer option to the entire page. Otherwise, the Photo Optimizer is applied only to the graphic or photo images on the page.

  • Page 121

    Windows Printer Driver Features Special Effects tab Simulate Illustration Enabling this feature converts a 256-color image so it appears to be an illustration. When Simulate Illustration is on, drag the button on the slide bar left or right to set the Contrast to one of the four settings.

  • Page 122

    Windows Printer Driver Features Tip: You can turn on Simulate Illustration feature and then select one of the Monochrome Effects below. Note When the Background Printing option on the Page Layout tab is turned off, all of the options on the Special Effects sheet are grayed out and disabled. Monochrome Effects Enabling this feature converts a full-color image to a single color for printing.

  • Page 123

    Windows Printer Driver Features Color tab Color Adjustment Click the check box to enable all the Color Balance slide bars and options. Tip: When the Color Adjustment box is checked, the Color Balance, Output Style, and Brightness features are enabled. Use ICM Click the check box to enable ICM (Image Color Management) for Windows 98.

  • Page 124

    Windows Printer Driver Features Tip: • This check box appears only when the printer driver has been installed for Windows 98. After ICM is selected, all other options on the Color tab (Color Balance, Output Style, Brightness) are disabled. • If you click the ICM check box on, make sure that Background Printing is selected on the Page/Layout tab.

  • Page 125

    Windows Printer Driver Features Color Balance Drag the buttons on the slide bars to the left or right, or click the arrows on either end of the slide bar, to adjust the color balance for each printed color. Color balance can be adjusted within the range –50 to +50.

  • Page 126

    Windows Printer Driver Features Brightness Adjusts the contrast between intermediate tones that fall between white and black (Normal, Light, Dark, Very Dark). Adjusting the contrast from Light (no correction) to Very Dark makes the overall image brighter, with stronger contrast in the light areas and lower contrast in dark areas.

  • Page 127

    Windows Printer Driver Features Move icon buttons Allow you to change the order of appearance of the print mode icons in the Choose Print Mode panel on the Main tab. Select the icon in the Saved Settings panel and click this button to move it one position to the left every time you click the button.

  • Page 128

    Windows Printer Driver Features Click this button to save all the tab settings (Quality, Special Effects, Color) with the new selected icon and description. You can then select the new print mode from the Choose Print Mode panel on the Main tab.

  • Page 129: Using The Bj Background Monitor

    Using the BJ Background Monitor The BJ Background Monitor allows you to monitor the progress of document print jobs executing in the background. Use the BJ Background Monitor to view print jobs queued for printing, remove them from the queue, or change the order of execution in the queue. Note •...

  • Page 130

    Using the BJ Background Monitor The BJ Background Monitor opens and displays the names of the documents queued for printing. Drag the column boundaries left or right to adjust the width of the columns for better viewing. Application/Print Document Displays the name of the document and application for each document in the queue.

  • Page 131

    Using the BJ Background Monitor I Changing the Print Order in the BJ Background Monitor Note • The print job that is currently printing cannot be removed from its position at the head of the queue. • While the order of execution is being changed, the current print job will automatically pause temporarily.

  • Page 132

    Using the BJ Background Monitor When you release the mouse button, the document will be in the new position. I Cancelling a Print Job With the BJ Background Monitor Click on the name of the print job you want to cancel. Printing With Windows...

  • Page 133

    Using the BJ Background Monitor From the Edit menu, select Delete. A message asks you to confirm that you want to cancel the print job. Click the OK button to cancel the print job. The document is removed from the list. Printing With Windows...

  • Page 134

    Using the BJ Background Monitor I Closing the BJ Background Monitor From the File menu, select Quit. The BJ Background Monitor closes. If you want the BJ Background Monitor to close automatically after the last job is printed, from the File menu, select End After Printing. This feature is enabled when End After Printing is marked with a check mark in the menu.

  • Page 135: Using The Bj Backgrounder

    Using the BJ Backgrounder While the BJ Backgrounder is displayed on the screen, you can use it to cancel or pause the current print job. Note If several print jobs are queued in the background waiting to print, use the BJ Background Monitor to cancel any print job, including the job currently executing.

  • Page 136

    Using the BJ Backgrounder I Pausing a Print Job With the BJ Backgrounder Click the Pause button on the BJ Backgrounder. The current print job pauses. To restart the print job, click the Resume button. The current print job resumes printing. Printing With Windows...

  • Page 137: Using The Bj Printer Status Monitor

    Using the BJ Printer Status Monitor The BJ Printer Status Monitor displays the status of the current print job. If the printer runs out of paper, if the paper jams, or if any other problems occur, the BJ Printer Status Monitor will display a message that describes the problem.

  • Page 138

    Using the BJ Printer Status Monitor Click the button for “Enable bi-directional support for this printer” to enable bi-directional support. Printing With Windows...

  • Page 139

    Using the BJ Printer Status Monitor I Viewing the BJ Printer Status Monitor The BJ Printer Status Monitor opens automatically every time a print job starts. The screen below shows a print job executing normally: This area graphically displays the current status of the printer and the progress of the print job.

  • Page 140

    Using the BJ Printer Status Monitor Note • To open the BJ Printer Status Monitor when a print job is not executing, open the printer driver, select the Maintenance tab, and click the Start Status Monitor button. • If the “Display low ink warning” box is checked in the Custom Setting dialog box, the Ink Information tab will be displayed in the BJ Printer Status Monitor.

  • Page 141

    Using the BJ Printer Status Monitor I Handling Errors With the BJ Printer Status Monitor If the printer runs out of paper, if the paper jams, or if any other type of problem occurs, the BJ Printer Status Monitor will automatically open with a message displayed in its Printer Status tab.

  • Page 142

    Using the BJ Printer Status Monitor Click the Guide tab to display a solution for the problem. If the Next button is enabled, click it to display the next page of the text that will guide you to a solution for the problem. Click the Back button to return to the previous display.

  • Page 143

    Using the BJ Printer Status Monitor I Setting the BJ Printer Status Monitor Display for Every Print Job If you want the BJ Printer Status Monitor to open for every print job, select “Always Display Current Job” from the Options menu. When this command is marked with a check mark in the menu, the BJ Printer Status Monitor will open for every job, not only when an error occurs.

  • Page 144

    Using the BJ Printer Status Monitor Click the Ink Information tab to display more details about the ink tanks. Follow the step-by-step instructions on the screen to solve the problem. After you have corrected the problem, the print job will re-start automatically.

  • Page 145: Printing With Macintosh

    Printing With Macintosh Overview of Printing With the Macintosh Printer Driver Selecting the Printer Driver Opening the Macintosh Printer Driver Changing the Paper Size Selection Setting Up a Simple Print Job Macintosh Printer Driver Features Using the BJ Print Monitor Uninstalling the Macintosh Printer Driver Printing With Macintosh...

  • Page 146: Overview Of Printing With The Macintosh Printer Driver

    Overview of Printing With the Macintosh Printer Driver After you have created a document with your software application and you are ready to print, you’ll want to confirm the printer driver settings before printing. Note The procedure for setting up and executing a print job may differ, depending on the software application.

  • Page 147

    Overview of Printing With the Macintosh Printer Driver Note After you select the printer driver, you do not need to select it again unless you want to select another printer. Select the paper size for the document that you are going to print. In the software application, open the File menu and select Page Setup to open the Page Setup dialog box.

  • Page 148

    Overview of Printing With the Macintosh Printer Driver Note The paper size setting is normally selected in the software application, but you can also use this procedure to change the paper size selection. Click the print mode icon appropriate for the print job. In the software application, from the File menu select Print to open the Print dialog box then select the appropriate Print Mode icon.

  • Page 149

    Overview of Printing With the Macintosh Printer Driver Start the print job. Click the Print button to start the print job. The BJ Print Monitor is displayed while the print job is executing. Use these buttons to pause or cancel the current print job.

  • Page 150: Selecting The Printer Driver

    Selecting the Printer Driver Before you can execute a print job, go to the Apple menu and select Chooser. Make sure that the correct printer driver is selected. From the Apple menu, select Chooser. Click the BJC-85 icon. Printing With Macintosh...

  • Page 151

    Selecting the Printer Driver Note If the BJC-85 icon is not displayed, check the printer and make sure that it is turned on and connected to the computer. If the printer is turned on and connected, then the printer driver has not been installed correctly. For details on installing the printer driver, see your Quick Start Guide.

  • Page 152

    Selecting the Printer Driver Click the Close box to close the Chooser and save the selection. Close I Turning On Background Printing To turn on background printing, in the Chooser, click the Backgrounding On button. With background printing turned on, you can start one or more print jobs and print in the background while you use other software applications for other tasks.

  • Page 153: Opening The Macintosh Printer Driver

    Opening the Macintosh Printer Driver Use the printer driver screens to select the paper size and other important options for a print job. There are two printer driver screens, the Page Setup dialog box and the Print dialog box. Note The names of the menus and appearances of the screens may differ slightly, depending on the software application.

  • Page 154

    Opening the Macintosh Printer Driver I Opening the Page Setup Dialog Box In the software application, open the File menu and select Page Setup. The Page Setup dialog box opens. Use this dialog box to select the paper size and direction of printing for the document.

  • Page 155

    Opening the Macintosh Printer Driver I Opening the Print Dialog Box In the software application, open the File menu and select Print. The Print dialog box opens. Use this dialog box to select the print quality, color, and other important settings for the document.

  • Page 156: Changing The Paper Size Selection

    Changing the Paper Size Selection You can usually set the paper size when you create the document in the software application, or you can set the paper size, the scale, and print orientation with the Page Setup dialog box after the document has been created. From the software application, open the File menu and select Page Setup.

  • Page 157

    Changing the Paper Size Selection Select the Paper Size. Click on the Paper Size box and select the paper size from the pop-up menu. Note If Paper Size setting in the Page Setup dialog box does not match the size of the paper set in the printer, printing will not execute correctly.

  • Page 158: Setting Up A Simple Print Job

    Setting Up a Simple Print Job Several print mode settings are available in the Print dialog box. You can also change the settings for the current print job. I Selecting the BJ Cartridge In the software application, open the File menu and select Print. Click the BJ Cartridge box and select the name of the BJ cartridge installed in the printer.

  • Page 159: Selecting The Print Media

    Setting Up a Simple Print Job I Selecting the Print Media Note • Some print media require special handling procedures, loading procedures, and handling procedures after printing. For details about using special print media, refer to the instructions provided with the print media package.

  • Page 160

    Setting Up a Simple Print Job I Selecting the Paper Feed Method The paper feed method may be different, depending on the type of print media. Make sure that the paper feed method you select is appropriate for the media set in the printer. Make sure that the paper feed method is selected correctly.

  • Page 161

    Setting Up a Simple Print Job I Selecting the Print Mode By simply clicking the print mode icon appropriate for the print job, you can automatically select the optimum settings for Print Quality, Halftoning, Color Correction, and so forth. Under Print Mode, click on the icon appropriate for the print job. When you open the Print dialog box, the Text icon is automatically selected.

  • Page 162

    Setting Up a Simple Print Job I Print Mode Icons Text Select for printing text documents at normal quality. Graphic Select for printing graphs and other computer graphics with sharp color boundaries. Photo Select for printing photographs and other graphics that use gradations of color and tone.

  • Page 163

    Setting Up a Simple Print Job I Setting Up a Print Job Manually You can select the Manual icon and select the Print Quality, Halftoning, Color Correction, Color Balance, and other settings for a print job. Click the Manual icon, then click the Details button. Select the settings for the print job.

  • Page 164

    Setting Up a Simple Print Job Click the OK button to close the dialog box and return to the Print dialog box. The settings you have selected will be used to execute the print job. I Registering Manual Settings for Future Use After selecting the settings manually, you can execute the current print job, or you can register the settings under a name so you can use them again whenever needed.

  • Page 165

    Setting Up a Simple Print Job To retrieve registered manual settings for another print job In the Print dialog box, click the Apply button. Click the name of the registered settings that you want to use and click the Import button. Click the Close button to return to the Print dialog box.

  • Page 166: Macintosh Printer Driver Features

    Macintosh Printer Driver Features I Page Setup Dialog Box Paper Size Click this option and from the pop-up menu select a paper size for printing. Scale Enter a setting from 25% to 400% to set the rate of reduction or enlargement, or click the arrow icon and select a setting from the pop-up menu.

  • Page 167

    Macintosh Printer Driver Features Preview area Graphically displays the print area and orientation of the document, relative to the paper size. Save Settings Click this button on to save the Page Setup dialog box settings. Click the Paper Size item and select Custom1, Custom2, or Custom3 from the pop-up menu to enable the Custom button and then click the Custom button to open the Custom dialog box.

  • Page 168

    Macintosh Printer Driver Features I Custom Dialog Box Click the Paper Size item and select Custom1, Custom2, or Custom3 to enable the Custom button. Then click the Custom button to open the Custom dialog box. Media Enter a name for the custom paper size in this box. Unit Click a button to select the units of measure.

  • Page 169: Printer Utility Dialog Box

    Macintosh Printer Driver Features Click this button to register the new paper size under the name you entered. The next time you open the Paper Size pop-up menu, this name will be available for selection. I Printer Utility Dialog Box In the Page Setup dialog box, click the Utilities button to open the Printer Utility dialog box.

  • Page 170

    Macintosh Printer Driver Features Print Head Cleaning panel In the Printer Utility dialog box, click the panel switch, and select Print Head Cleaning from the pop-up menu. The Print Head Cleaning panel displays the icons used to start print head cleaning and print head deep cleaning.

  • Page 171

    Macintosh Printer Driver Features Test Print panel In the Printer Utility dialog box, click the panel switch, and select Test Print from the pop-up menu. The Test Print panel displays the icons to start the test prints. Test Print Click an icon to start a test print. Click to start printing the printer demonstration sheet.

  • Page 172

    Macintosh Printer Driver Features Change Ink Tank panel In the Printer Utility dialog box, click the panel switch, and select Ink Tank Replacement from the pop-up menu. The Ink Tank Replacement panel displays the panel with the icons used to change the ink tanks. Change Ink Tank Select the icon for the ink tank that you are going to replace.

  • Page 173

    Macintosh Printer Driver Features Click to replace both the black and color ink tanks in the BC-11e Color BJ Cartridge or BC-12e Photo BJ Cartridge (whichever is installed in the printer). Click to close the Printer Utility dialog box. Change BJ Cartridge panel In the Printer Utility dialog box, click the panel switch, and select BJ Cartridge Replacement from the pop-up menu.

  • Page 174

    Macintosh Printer Driver Features Special Settings panel In the Printer Utility dialog box, click the panel switch, and select Special Settings from the pop-up menu. The Special Settings panel displays the icon used to select the Low Ink Warning feature. Low Ink Warning Click the check box on, then click the Send button to turn on the low ink alert.

  • Page 175: Print Dialog Box

    Macintosh Printer Driver Features I Print Dialog Box Current print settings are displayed here Pages To print all the pages in the document, click the All button on. To print only part of the document, click the From button on then enter the page numbers to be printed.

  • Page 176

    Macintosh Printer Driver Features Media Type Click this item or the icon and then select the name of the media type from the pop-up menu. Paper Feed Click this item or the icon and then select the name of the paper feed method from the pop-up menu.

  • Page 177

    Macintosh Printer Driver Features Click this button to open the Options dialog box. Use this dialog box to select the page printing sequence, print destination, and page layout. Options Dialog Box Click this button to open the Register Settings dialog box.

  • Page 178

    Macintosh Printer Driver Features I Detailed Setting Dialog Box To open the Detailed Setting dialog box, in the Print dialog click the Manual icon under Print Mode and then click the Details button. Quality panel In the Detailed Setting dialog box, click the Quality icon to open the Quality panel. Graphic representation of the Print Quality setting selected on the...

  • Page 179

    Macintosh Printer Driver Features Print Quality Slide the button on the slider bar to the left or right to adjust the Print Quality. Drag the button right for higher quality, or drag it left for faster printing speed with less quality. Tip: Some Print Quality selections may not be available, depending on the BJ cartridge and media selected for the print job.

  • Page 180

    Macintosh Printer Driver Features Photo Optimizer Select to adjust the color balance of a photographic image scanned or captured with a digital camera. This setting can correct underexposed or overexposed photographs. Click the check box to use Photo Optimizer, which improves the appearance of photographic images.

  • Page 181

    Macintosh Printer Driver Features Special Effects panel In the Print dialog, click the Manual icon under Print Mode then click the Details button. In the Detailed Setting dialog box, click the Special effects icon to open the Special Effects panel. Simulate Illustration Converts a full color image into a simulated illustration.

  • Page 182

    Macintosh Printer Driver Features Tip: You turn on the Simulate Illustration feature then select one of the Monochrome Effects below to combine these features. Monochrome Effects Displays a full color image in one color that you select from the list below. Click the check box to enable the color choices so you can apply a single color to a full color image for printing.

  • Page 183

    Macintosh Printer Driver Features Color panel In the Print dialog, click the Manual icon under Print Mode then click the Details button. In the Detailed Setting dialog box, click the Color icon to open the Color panel. Color Correction Click the item or the arrows icon and select the Color Correction method from the pop-up menu.

  • Page 184

    Spot Color Select for a document with precise color specifications, like a color sample. Printer Profiles Select the printer profile used for color correction. Normally, “Recommended by Canon” is selected for you. Gamma Correction Click this check box if you want to adjust the level of color contrast.

  • Page 185

    Macintosh Printer Driver Features Color Balance For each color, move the slide left and right to adjust the saturation of each color. Move right for a more intense color, move left for a less intense color through the range –50 to +50. Density Drag the button on the slide bar left or right to adjust the overall density.

  • Page 186: Options Dialog Box

    Macintosh Printer Driver Features I Options Dialog Box In the Print dialog box, click the Options button to display the Options dialog box. Destination Selects the destination of the print output. Click a button to select the destination. Printer Sends print job to the printer. Preview Displays print job in the preview area for viewing before printing.

  • Page 187

    Macintosh Printer Driver Features Print collated pages Click this check box to print collated copies. All pages of one copy are printed before printing the next copy. Otherwise, the specified number of copies are printed separately for each page. Page Layout Click on this item or the arrows icon then select the number of documents that you want to print on...

  • Page 188

    Macintosh Printer Driver Features Frame After you have set Page Layout to print more than one document per sheet, click this item or the arrows icon then select whether you want a border printed around each document printed on the sheet.

  • Page 189: Preview Dialog Box

    Macintosh Printer Driver Features I Preview Dialog box The Preview dialog box allows you to view the appearance of the document before it is printed and adjust the color balance. There are two ways to open the Preview dialog: • In the Print dialog box, click the Options button, click the Preview button for Destination, then click the OK button to return to the Print dialog box.

  • Page 190

    Macintosh Printer Driver Features Enables the changes you make in the dialog box. After you change a setting, always click the Apply button so the current display reflects the change. Tip: You may notice a slight delay after pressing the Apply button before the image is updated. Click to reset all the settings to the default values.

  • Page 191

    Macintosh Printer Driver Features I Register Settings Dialog Box In the Print dialog box, click the Apply button to open the Register Settings dialog box. Settings: Lists the currently registered settings. Click to close the Registered Settings dialog box and return to the Print dialog box. Click a setting in the list then click the Import button to import the settings.

  • Page 192

    Macintosh Printer Driver Features Click this button to open the New Settings Name dialog box. You can register all the previous selected printer driver settings under a new name. Enter a name and click the OK button. If a registered setting already exists with the same name that you have entered, a message will ask you to confirm that you want to write over it.

  • Page 193

    Macintosh Printer Driver Features Select the name of the setting in the list that you want to select for the default setting then click the Defaults button. The settings in the selected file will be enabled every time you open the printer driver. A check mark is displayed with the setting selected for default.

  • Page 194: Using The Bj Print Monitor

    Using the BJ Print Monitor The BJ Print Monitor allows you to monitor and manage the print jobs printing in the background. You can monitor the progress of the current print job, change the order of printing in the jobs queued for printing, and cancel any print job. Note In order to use the BJ Print Monitor, you must select Backgrounding in the Chooser.

  • Page 195

    Using the BJ Print Monitor The name of the print job currently executing and the names of all print jobs queued for printing are listed in the order of execution in the BJ Print Monitor. Print job currently executing. • Document Name The names of the documents.

  • Page 196

    Using the BJ Print Monitor I Changing the Print Order in the BJ Print Monitor Note • Once a print job has started, it cannot be moved out of its position at the head of the queue. • The current print job will pause while you are rearranging the order of execution for the other print jobs.

  • Page 197

    Using the BJ Print Monitor Release the mouse button to drop the print job at the new location. I Cancelling a Print Job With the BJ Print Monitor Click the name of the print job you want to cancel. Printing With Macintosh...

  • Page 198

    Using the BJ Print Monitor In the BJ Print Monitor, click the Cancel icon. The name of the document is removed from the queue. Printing With Macintosh...

  • Page 199

    Using the BJ Print Monitor I Pausing a Print Job With the BJ Print Monitor To pause the currently executing print job, click the Pause Current icon. The selected print job stops and returns to the queue status. The current page is ejected from the printer.

  • Page 200

    Using the BJ Print Monitor The paused print job starts printing again. Note To delay a print job queued for printing, click the print job to select it and then click the Pause Selected icon. The paused print job in the queue is marked with the Paused icon.

  • Page 201

    Using the BJ Print Monitor I Changing the BJ Print Monitor Preferences You can change the preferences to effect how the BJ Print Monitor is displayed, how errors are reported, and so on. With the BJ Print Monitor open, open the File menu and select Pause Printing.

  • Page 202

    Using the BJ Print Monitor Click the check boxes on for the settings you want, then click the OK button. Show BJ Print Monitor when printing Displays the BJ Print Monitor window on the desktop during printing. Ask at startup to print documents remaining in queue Displays a dialog box when you restart the computer and asks whether you want to continue printing the documents that were in the queue when you previously shut down the computer.

  • Page 203

    Using the BJ Print Monitor I Closing the BJ Print Monitor After Print Jobs Are Completed From the File menu, select Close Status Window. Printing With Macintosh...

  • Page 204: Uninstalling The Macintosh Printer Driver

    • Shut down all other software applications before you uninstall the printer driver. Set the Canon Creative CD-ROM in the CD-ROM drive. Double-click the Printer Driver folder. Double-click the folder for your language. Printing With Macintosh...

  • Page 205

    Uninstalling the Macintosh Printer Driver Double-click the BJ Installer icon. Read the License Agreement and click the Agree button. In the Choose list, click BJC-85 and click the Choose button. Printing With Macintosh...

  • Page 206

    Uninstalling the Macintosh Printer Driver Click the Custom remove tab and click the check boxes for the items that you want to remove. If a message warns you that another application is running in the background, click the Continue button to close the software application and continue with the installation.

  • Page 207: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Error Messages Problems and Solutions Before You Call For Service Getting Help From Canon Servicing the Printer Troubleshooting...

  • Page 208: Error Messages

    Error Messages One of the following messages may appear when an error occurs: Error writing to LPT1: for Printer BJC-85 Service error xxx! Call for service! This program has attempted an illegal operation and will shut down. File cannot be found on the specified path or disk. Cannot execute print due to insufficient disk space.

  • Page 209: Problems And Solutions

    Problems and Solutions Printout is not clear or has white Screen colors and the printed streaks color do not match Strange characters printing Document prints in black only Cannot start the print job Colors are broken or uneven LPT1: write error appears on the Printing beyond edge of page, or screen portions of printed page are...

  • Page 210

    Problems and Solutions I Printout is not clear or has white streaks Low ink could cause faded characters and white lines to appear on the printout. Try printing a Nozzle Check Pattern Check the status of the BJ cartridge by printing the Nozzle Check Pattern. Printing a Nozzle Check Pattern Look at the Nozzle Check Pattern to confirm the print quality.

  • Page 211

    Problems and Solutions If print quality is not restored after cleaning Perform print head deep cleaning to flush the nozzles. Print a Nozzle Check Pattern to see if the printing quality has been restored. Repeat deep cleaning if the problem still persists. Cleaning the Print Head If print quality is not restored after deep cleaning The ink may have run out.

  • Page 212: Strange Characters Printing

    The printer produces superb color printing on plain paper or coated paper like Canon's photographs on Canon special media High Resolution Paper, but for professional like high resolution paper, glossy photo jobs you may prefer one of the many special paper, or high gloss film.

  • Page 213

    Windows Click Start, select Settings, and click Printers. Right-click the Canon BJC-85 icon and then click Set as Default to turn this selection on. Make sure there is a check mark by Set as Default. Selecting the BJC-85 as the default printer Macintosh From the Apple menu, select Chooser.

  • Page 214

    Problems and Solutions Check interface cable connections at the printer and computer Make sure that the printer is turned on. If the orange ERROR light is flashing, see: ERROR Light is Orange Make sure the parallel or USB cable is connected properly. Make sure that the power cable is properly plugged into the power outlet.

  • Page 215

    file. If the new document prints normally then the problem exists in the original document file. If the same problem occurs with the new file, call the Canon Customer Care Center. Before You Call For Service...

  • Page 216: Cannot Start The Print Job

    Check the printer status and its cable connections Make sure the printer is ready for printing and that the cable is connected correctly. Check to see if the Canon BJC-85 printer has been selected as the default printer Select BJC-85 as the default printer.

  • Page 217

    Checking the operation status of LPT1: Click Start, select Settings, and click Control Panel. Double-click the System icon. Select the Device Manager tab. Double-click Ports (COM & LPT) and double-click Printer Port (LPT1) or Canon BJ Printer Port (LPT1) for Window 95. Troubleshooting...

  • Page 218

    Problems and Solutions Select the General tab. Under Device Status, read the information regarding printer port status. Select the Resources tab. If there are any competing devices listed in the “Conflicting device list” at the bottom of the sheet, errors may occur during printing.

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    Problems and Solutions Check to make sure that the printer has been selected with the Chooser Macintosh Make sure that BJC-85 is selected with the Chooser. Also make sure that the correct printer port is selected. Selecting the printer with the Chooser From the Apple menu, select Chooser.

  • Page 220

    Use the printer operation panel to print a Nozzle Check Pattern. Printing a Nozzle Check Pattern If the Nozzle Check Pattern does not print ... The printer may be damaged. Call the Canon Customer Care Center. Before You Call For Service If the Nozzle Check Pattern prints normally ...

  • Page 221

    Problems and Solutions If the test print executes normally ... There could be a problem with your software application or the computer. Check your software settings and the computer. Before You Call For Service Cannot print via the infrared port If the print job does not start when using the infrared port, check the location of the printer in relation to the computer or PDA.

  • Page 222

    The printer spooling might not be operating properly. Discontinue printer spooling and try printing again by sending the print data directly to the printer. Turning off print spooling Click Start, point to Settings, and click Printers. Right-click Canon BJC-85 and select Properties. Select the Details tab. Click the Spool Settings button. Troubleshooting...

  • Page 223

    If the BJC-85 and WPS printer drivers have been selected for the same port, uninstall the WPS driver or re-set its destination to FILE. Click Start, select Settings, and click Printers. Right-click the Canon BJC-85 icon and select Properties. Select the Details tab. Troubleshooting...

  • Page 224

    Problems and Solutions To uninstall the WPS driver Refer to the documentation that came with the WPS driver. After uninstalling the driver, be sure to delete the WPS port. Click the Delete Port button, select the WPS port, then click the OK button.

  • Page 225

    Problems and Solutions Check to see if the printer driver is installed properly It is possible that the printer driver may not be installed properly. In this situation, uninstall the printer driver and reinstall from the beginning. Re-installing the printer driver Click Start, select Programs, click BJ Printer, then click Uninstall.

  • Page 226

    Check the Canon Creative CD-ROM The Canon Creative CD-ROM could be damaged. Check that you can read the contents of the CD-ROM. Make sure no other applications are open and running It is strongly recommended that you shut down all applications before you run the printer driver installation program.

  • Page 227

    Check to see if the following message is displayed File cannot be found on the specified path or disk. Make sure you load the Canon Creative CD-ROM and select the CD-ROM drive. The name of the drive (D:, E:, F:, etc.) depends on the computer.

  • Page 228

    Problems and Solutions Refer to the software application manual for the amount of memory required to run the program. Add more memory (RAM) if required. Shut down all other software applications before you open the software application and try again. Cannot execute background printing due to insufficient memory.

  • Page 229: Printer Features

    The printer produces superb color printing on plain paper or coated paper like Canon's photographs on Canon special media High Resolution Paper, but for professional like high resolution paper, glossy photo jobs you may prefer one of the many special paper, or high gloss film.

  • Page 230

    Problems and Solutions Check the printer and interface cable Check the printer status and the interface cable connections. Check interface cable connections at the printer and computer Check to see if paper or special print media you are using has been selected in the printer driver If you are printing on a paper size that has not been selected in the printer driver or the software application, part of the text may be cut off.

  • Page 231

    Problems and Solutions Check to see if you have disrupted the infrared data transfer in progress or activated another infrared communication device nearby Do not disrupt the infrared communication between the printer data port and the computer port. Any physical disruption of more than 10 seconds will cause cancellation of the print job, and blank sheets will be ejected from the printer.

  • Page 232

    Select Auto Feeder in the printer driver when you want to feed cut sheets automatically from the sheet feeder. Selecting the sheet feeder (auto feeder) Windows Click Start, select Settings, and click Printers. Right-click the Canon BJC-85 icon and select Properties. Select the Main tab. Click the Advanced button. Select the Quality tab. Troubleshooting...

  • Page 233

    Problems and Solutions Click the Paper Feed line or down-arrow, and select Auto Feeder from the drop-down list. Selecting the sheet feeder (auto feeder) Macintosh From the File menu, select Print. For Paper Feed, select Auto Feeder. Troubleshooting...

  • Page 234

    Problems and Solutions Follow the correct procedure to set paper in the auto sheet feeder Always fan the stack to remove static cling before loading the sheets in the auto sheet feeder. Make sure the stack is perfectly flat without curls, folds, wrinkles, etc., then align the edge of the stack with the right side of the sheet feeder and insert it into the printer until it stops.

  • Page 235: Printout Rotated 90 Degrees

    Problems and Solutions To prevent curling, never leave paper in the sheet feeder for a long period. Never load the following type of paper in the sheet feeder: • Excessively thin paper (17 lb./64 g/m or less) • Excessively thick paper (28 lb./105 g/m or more) •...

  • Page 236

    Select portrait if the text is printed in landscape orientation. Selecting the orientation Windows Click Start, select Settings, and click Printers. Right-click the Canon BJC-85 icon and select Properties. Select the Paper tab. Click Portrait to print lengthwise to the direction of paper feed. Note Some software applications allow you to select the Orientation for the print job.

  • Page 237: Vertical Lines Are Broken

    Problems and Solutions Selecting the orientation Macintosh From the File menu, select Page Setup. For the Orientation setting, click the icon. I Vertical lines are broken Vertical lines in the printed document are broken or jagged. Make sure the BJ cartridge is correctly installed Remove the BJ cartridge and install it correctly.

  • Page 238

    Selecting Fine for Print Quality Windows Click Start, select Settings, and click Printers. Right-click the Canon BJC-85 icon and select Properties. Select the Main tab. Click the Advanced button. On the Quality tab, drag the Print Quality slide bar completely to the right to select Fine.

  • Page 239

    Problems and Solutions Selecting Fine for Print Quality Macintosh From the File menu, select Print. Under Print Mode, click the Manual icon. Click the Details button. Click the Quality icon. Drag the Print Quality slide bar completely to the right to select Fine. Troubleshooting...

  • Page 240

    Problems and Solutions I BJ cartridge does not return to the home position after installation After the BJ cartridge is installed in the printer, the cartridge holder does not return to the home position. After replacing the BJ cartridge or an ink tank, the cartridge holder does not return to the home position.

  • Page 241: Cannot Print Via Wireless Infrared Connections

    Problems and Solutions I Cannot print via wireless infrared connections Windows The print job does not execute when the computer is set up for a wireless infrared connection with the printer. Make sure the infrared driver is installed correctly The Microsoft Infrared Communication Driver must be installed to perform printing jobs via infrared communication from the computer.

  • Page 242

    Problems and Solutions Click the check box on for “Enable infrared communication.” Check to see if you are using anything other than PC/AT compatible The computer must be PC/AT compatible to print using infrared communication. Make sure the correct port is selected to receive data Make sure that COM4: (Infrared Serial (COM) Communication Port) is selected in the data receiving printer port to print by infrared communication.

  • Page 243

    Problems and Solutions Selecting the infrared transceiver port Click Start, select Settings, and click Printers. Right-click the Canon BJC-85 icon and select Properties. Click the Details button. Click the down-arrow for “Print to the following port” and select “COM4: (Infrared Serial (COM) Port.”...

  • Page 244

    Problems and Solutions Make sure the BJC-85 is connected properly with the computer via infrared port Confirming correct infrared connection Click Start, select Settings, and click Control Panel. Double-click the Infrared Monitor icon. Make sure that BJC-85 is listed as the currently active infrared device. Troubleshooting...

  • Page 245: Paper Skews Or Jams During Feeding

    Problems and Solutions I Paper skews or jams during feeding If a sheet of paper skews and jams, a message is displayed: Paper Jam! Make sure the paper is set in the sheet feeder correctly Loading Paper in the Printer Removing a paper jam Slowly pull the jammed sheet straight out of the sheet feeder or out of the paper eject slot, whichever is easier.

  • Page 246

    Problems and Solutions • Press the paper release lever if necessary. Paper Release Lever Remove the jammed paper. After the paper is removed, the print job resumes automatically. Troubleshooting...

  • Page 247

    Determine if only certain colors are unsatisfactory Adjust the printer driver color setting to match the colors. Adjusting the color Windows Click Start, select Settings, and click Printers. Right-click the Canon BJC-85 icon and select Properties. Select the Main tab. Click the Advanced button. Troubleshooting...

  • Page 248

    Problems and Solutions Select the Color tab. Click the Color Adjustment box; make sure a check mark appears. Adjusting the color Macintosh From the File menu, select Print. Under Print Mode, click the Manual icon. Click the Details button. Troubleshooting...

  • Page 249

    Problems and Solutions Click the Color icon. I Document prints in black only A document that contains colored text or images prints only black ink. Check to see if the BC-11e Color BJ Cartridge is installed Press the CARTRIDGE button to move the cartridge holder to the center and open the cartridge cover to see if a BC-11e Color BJ Cartridge is installed.

  • Page 250

    Problems and Solutions Click the Grayscale Print box to remove the check mark. Turning Grayscale Print off Macintosh From the File menu, select Print. In the Print dialog box, click the Print Grayscale box to remove the check mark. Troubleshooting...

  • Page 251

    Problems and Solutions Make sure the color settings are correct in the software application Some application software may contain a dialog box with an option to select black and white only. Change this setting to enable color printing. Make sure the BJC-85 is selected as default printer It is necessary to select the BJC-85 as the default printer.

  • Page 252

    In the Print dialog box, select the BJ Cartridge and Media Type for the print job. Make sure that Canon ink tanks are installed in the BJ cartridge The color quality may degrade if you use ink from other manufacturers. For best quality, use Canon ink tanks.

  • Page 253

    Problems and Solutions I Printing beyond the edge of a page, or portions of a printed page are missing The print start position is incorrect, causing the end of the page to extend onto the next sheet. If the print start position is incorrect, this can cause the print area to shift and appear out of position at the top, bottom, left, or right on the printed sheet.

  • Page 254

    Problems and Solutions • If the print area shifts to the top, increase the top margin, and decrease the bottom margin. • If the print area shifts to the left, increase the left margin, and decrease the right margin. • If the print area shifts to the bottom, increase the bottom margin, and decrease the top margin.

  • Page 255: Printer Does Not Turn On

    Problems and Solutions Determine if the top margin value in the software application is too large Reduce the top margin value to the minimum allowed by the software application. If this is not possible, then reduce the number of lines allowed per printed page. Refer to your software application documentation for details.

  • Page 256: Printer Seems To Be Working But Nothing Prints

    Problems and Solutions I Printer seems to be working but nothing prints The printer is operating but only blank pages are ejected. Remove the BJ Cartridge and make sure that the orange protective tape was removed from the print head The ink will not flow with the orange protective tape attached.

  • Page 257: Print Job Halts

    Problems and Solutions If the Nozzle Check Pattern does not print ... Execute a print head cleaning and print head deep cleaning. Cleaning the Print Head If the printing cannot be restored after five print head cleanings then the ink may have run out. Replace the ink tank with a new one. Replacing a BJ Cartridge I Print job halts The print job halts before it has completed.

  • Page 258

    Problems and Solutions Determine how long the printer has been in constant operation Continuous printing for an extended length of time could cause the print head to overheat and cause it to stop. The print head will stop for a few moments at the end of each pass to allow it to cool off after it has become overheated.

  • Page 259

    Problems and Solutions I Cannot feed paper manually The printer would not accept a sheet of paper inserted manually. Check to see if the paper is set correctly Always fan the stack to remove static cling before loading the sheets in the sheet feeder. Make sure the stack is perfectly flat without curls, folds, wrinkles, etc., then align the edge of the stack with the right side of the sheet feeder and insert it into the printer until it stops.

  • Page 260

    Problems and Solutions Selecting Manual Feed Windows Click Start, select Settings, and click Printers. Right-click the BJC-85 icon and select Properties from the pop-up menu. Select the Main tab. Click the Advanced button. On the Quality tab, click on the Paper Feed box and select Manual Feed from the drop-down list.

  • Page 261: Printing Blurred Or Smudged

    Problems and Solutions Selecting Manual Feed Macintosh From the File menu, select Print. In the Print dialog box, click on the Paper Feed box or down-arrow and select Manual from the pop-up menu. I Printing blurred or smudged Determine if you are printing on plain paper with Print Quality set for Fine Printing in the Fine mode could result in excess ink on the paper.

  • Page 262: Printout Is Excessively Curled

    Problems and Solutions Determine if the document exceeds the recommended print area Adjust the setting to print within the recommended print area. Printing outside the recommended printing area could cause blurring or smudging. Printing Area If you are using glossy paper, make sure that you print on the glossy side only Always load glossy paper with the glossy side facing up.

  • Page 263

    Problems and Solutions Lowering the Intensity setting Windows Open the printer driver. On the Main tab, click the Advanced button then select the Color tab. Slide the button on the Intensity slide bar to the left to reduce the amount of ink used in the print job.

  • Page 264

    Problems and Solutions I ERROR light is orange The orange ERROR light comes on, the printer beeps, and the printer does not operate. The printer will beep when an error occurs and the orange ERROR light will come on or flash to let you know when and what type of error has occurred.

  • Page 265

    Problems and Solutions Check to see if you have installed the wrong BJ cartridge for the print job If the BJ cartridge is not appropriate for the print job, or if you attempt to start a print job with the optional Scanner Cartridge installed, the printer will beep 4 times and the orange ERROR light will flash.

  • Page 266

    Waste ink tank is full You may be able to print by pressing the RESUME button but the waste ink tank needs to be replaced soon. Call the Canon Customer Care Center. Before You Call For Service...

  • Page 267

    Problems and Solutions The following messages may also be displayed in the BJ Printer Status Monitor. Waste ink tank full! Call for service! Service error xxx! Call for service! I “Error Number: *300” appears on the screen and print job does Macintosh not execute This is a Macintosh error message where the * is replaced with a letter.

  • Page 268

    Problems and Solutions Click the Backgrounding button off. Note If you cannot execute background printing, correct this problem as soon as possible. Cannot execute background printing Make sure that the printer driver has been installed correctly There may be a problem with the printer driver. Uninstall it and install the printer driver again.

  • Page 269

    file. If the new document prints normally then the problem exists in the original document file. If the same problem occurs with the new file, call the Canon Customer Care Center. Before You Call For Service...

  • Page 270: Cannot Execute Background Printing

    Problems and Solutions Determine if the printer driver has been installed properly There may be a problem with the printer driver. Uninstall it and install the printer driver again. The problem may exist within the printer driver. Uninstall the printer driver and reinstall it. Printing With Macintosh Determine if any special extension files or control panel options are in use The printer driver could conflict with a non-Apple generated file extension or a control panel...

  • Page 271

    Problems and Solutions Turning on background printing Macintosh From the Apple menu, choose the Chooser. Click the BJC-85 icon. Click the Backgrounding button to turn it on. If background printing has been turned on, there may not be enough Macintosh space on the disk to create temporary files for printing Check to see if there is sufficient empty space on the hard disk of your computer.

  • Page 272

    Problems and Solutions I Cannot select the printer driver in the Chooser Macintosh Check the following items if you cannot select the printer driver in the Chooser. Make sure the printer is turned on Make sure the printer is turned on and the POWER light is green. If the green light is flashing, then the printer is warming up.

  • Page 273: Before You Call For Service

    Before You Call For Service Before you call for service, please gather some information that will help the Canon Customer Care Center find a solution for your problem. Work through the troubleshooting descriptions of problems and solutions to attempt to solve the problem.

  • Page 274: Describing Your System

    Before You Call For Service I Describing your system Follow the simple procedures below to obtain the important information about your operating environment and printer driver that you will need before you call for service. Obtaining the OS version number and amount of memory Windows Right-click the My Computer icon.

  • Page 275

    Before You Call For Service Obtaining the OS version number and amount of memory Macintosh From the Apple menu, select About This Computer. Read and write down the version number of your operating system and the amount of memory (RAM) currently installed. Determining the amount of free disk space available Windows Double-click the My Computer icon.

  • Page 276

    Before You Call For Service Read and write down the number for the amount of “Free Space” on the disk. Determining the amount of free disk space available Macintosh On the desktop, click the Macintosh HD icon. From the File menu, select Get Info., then select General Information. Troubleshooting...

  • Page 277

    Read and write down the number for the amount of “Available disk space.” Obtaining the version number of the printer driver Windows Click Start, select Settings, and click Printers. Right-click the Canon BJC-85 icon and select Properties from the pop-up menu. Select the Main tab. Click the About button.

  • Page 278

    Before You Call For Service Obtaining the version number of the printer driver Macintosh On the desktop, double-click the icon of the startup disk (Macintosh HD for example). Double-click the System folder. Double-click the Extensions folder. Select the BJC-85 icon. From the File menu, select Get Info.

  • Page 279: Getting Help From Canon

    • Or for a charge of $2.50 per minute, to a maximum of $25.00 per call (1-900-246-1200) • To find out about all Canon products and accessories, to download the latest drivers, and to explore all your technical support options incuding e-mail support, visit the Canon Computer Systems, Inc.

  • Page 280: Servicing The Printer

    Be sure to fill out the Registration card and send it in. This will help Canon give you better support service. If you seem to have a problem, try to solve it by referring to the troubleshooting information.

  • Page 281

    Specifications Printer Specifications Printing Area Specifications...

  • Page 282: Printer Specifications

    Printer Specifications Printing Method Ink Jet Technology Resolution (max.) 720 x 360 dpi (vertical x horizontal) Paper Handling Auto Feed, Manual Feed Print Speed BC-10 Black BJ Cartridge: 5 ppm BC-11e Color BJ Cartridge: 2 ppm Printing Direction Uni-directional (or bi-directional, depending on data format) Print Width (max.) 8 in.

  • Page 283

    Printer Specifications BC-10 Black BJ Cartridge Print head 128 nozzles Ink tank BCI-10 Black Ink Tank Ink color Black Capacity Approx. 170 pages at 5% coverage BC-11e Color BJ Cartridge Print head 64 nozzles for black 24 nozzles each for cyan, magenta, yellow Ink color Black, cyan, magenta, yellow Ink tanks...

  • Page 284

    Printer Specifications Power Consumption Standby Printing 23 W (max.) × × Dimensions 11.8 x 6.2 x 2.2 in. × × 300 x 157.6 x 57 mm Weight Approx. 3 lb. (1.4 kg) with BJ cartridge installed Universal AC Adapter AD-360U Specifications ×...

  • Page 285: Printing Area

    Printing Area This section describes the dimensions of the printing areas for print media. A4/A5/B5 size Letter or Legal size Glossy Photo Card 4.70 in. (119.6 mm) 210/148/182 mm 8.5 in. 0.35 in (9 mm) 0.16 in. 0.20 in. 0.25 in. 0.25 in.

  • Page 286

    Printing Area The shaded portions in these illustrations show the recommended printing areas for paper, envelopes, and special media, determined by how the media is fed to the printer for printing. Print quality could degrade if you print beyond the recommended margins. U.S.

  • Page 287: Using The Optional Is-12 Color Scanner Cartridge

    Using the Optional IS-12 Color Scanner Cartridge If you have purchased the Optional IS-12 Color Scanner Cartridge for your BJC-85, please ® ® visit Canon’s web site to download the online User’s Manual in Adobe Acrobat format. www.ccsi.canon.com Getting Help From Canon...

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