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About These Manuals These manuals are provided for your reference to ensure safe, reliable operation of the W8200 printers. Read them as required to achieve maximum performance with the W8200 printer. Mount the User Manuals CD-ROM in your computer’s CD- When you open the package ...
Notations About Text Conventions To ensure the safe and most efficient use of this printer, important information is provided under the headings listed below. Before you use this guide, make sure that you understand what these headings mean and remember the important information described under these headings. Warning z Failure to follow these instructions could result in fatal or serious injury.
Screen Examples The screenshots provided as examples in operational procedures may be slightly different, depending on the operating system in use. A button or item to press or select in a procedure appears enclosed with a circular mark in the screen sample. If a procedure requires more than one button press or selection, all the items are marked, so be sure to select them as described in the procedure.
Abbreviations Throughout this document the following abbreviations are used in text. ® ® • Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition is abbreviated as “Windows Me” ® ® • Microsoft Windows 98 is abbreviated as “Windows 98” ® ® • Microsoft Windows 95 is abbreviated as “Windows 95” ®...
Required System Environment This section describes the system environments that are supported by the network interface of the printer. System Environment Required for Printing The lists below describe the system environments required to support the network in use. Using a TCP/IP Network for Printing z Compatible Operating Systems: •...
® Using a NetWare Network for Printing z Compatible Servers ® • Novell NetWare Version 4.2/5.1 z Compatible Clients • Windows Me/Windows 98/Windows 95 • Windows XP Professional • Windows 2000 Server • Windows 2000 Professional • Windows NT Server 4.0 •...
The Network Environment Use the diagrams below as reference to determine the type of network where the printer is connected, and then follow the required procedure. Windows Network Examples If you are using Windows network, you can use TCP/IP as the protocol. (Æ...
Macintosh Network Examples For a Macintosh computer, the AppleTalk (EtherTalk) protocol is used. (Æ Chapter 3, “AppleTalk Network Settings (Macintosh)” ) Macintosh Macintosh AppleTalk W8200 ® NetWare Network Examples If the network is like the network environment shown in the illustration ®...
Setting the IP address allows setting the printer protocol to enable communication between the printer and the computer . You can use one of the methods below to set the protocol: • GARO Device Setup Utility (Canon software application provided with the printer) • ARP/PING command •...
Setting the Printer IP Address Before setting the printer protocol, you must set the IP address to enable communication between the printer and the computer. You can use one of the methods below to set the IP address. Use whichever method is easiest: •...
Setting the IP Address with GARO Device Setup Utility If you are using Windows, use the GARO Device Setup Utility, the software utility provided with the printer, to perform the printer network settings. Note z If you are using a Macintosh computer, use the printer operation panel to perform the settings.
Enter the MAC address into the MAC Address box then click the Next button. The utility searches for the printer on the network and when the printer is found, the protocol settings dialog box opens. Important z If the printer cannot be found, make sure that the computer and the printer are in the same subnet.
Confirm the settings then click the Finish button. The network interface settings are changed. Note z The subnet mask and gateway address settings have been set to 0.0.0.0. After completing the above settings, use the Remote UI or the printer operation panel to perform the subnet mask and gateway address settings for your network.
Note z The -l entry is the alphabetic lower case “L” (not the number “1”). z The subnet mask and gateway address settings have been set to 0.0.0.0. After completing the above settings, use the Remote UI or the printer operation panel to perform the subnet mask and gateway address settings for your network.
Setting TCP/IP Protocol for the Printer You can use your Web browser on your computer with the Remote UI, the software built into the network interface, to perform the printer protocol settings. Setting up with a Web Browser (Remote UI) Start the Web Browser, enter the following URL for the Address, then press the Enter key.
Click and select Administrator Mode then click the OK button. The Remote UI starts. Note z If a password has been set for the printer, enter the password and click the OK button. If no password has been set, then a password entry is not required. Setting TCP/IP Protocol for the Printer...
From the Device Manager menu on the left, select Network. The Network page opens. Click the Edit button to the right of TCP/IP. The Edit TCP/IP Protocol Settings page opens. 2-10 TCP/IP Network Settings (Windows)
Select the method for setting the printer IP address. To set the IP address, first click all the buttons off. If the IP address is to be acquired automatically, click on the button for the method to be used: DHCP, BOOTP, or RARP.
Press the OK button. When you return to Network of Device Manager, click the Reset button. The new settings are enabled when the network interface is restarted. This completes the printer protocol settings. 2-12 TCP/IP Network Settings (Windows)
Setting the Computer After completing the protocol settings, perform the computer settings. z TCP/IP network settings The TCP/IP client software must be installed on all computers on the network that are to be used for printing. For details, refer to your operating system instructions.
Windows NT 4.0 Settings For Windows NT 4.0, use the “Microsoft TCP/IP Printing” feature of the operating system to perform the settings for the LPD connection. First, confirm that “Microsoft TCP/IP Printing” is installed, add the printer port, then select the port as the output destination for the printer driver. (Æ Setup Guide, Chapter 3, “Installing the Software”) 2-14 TCP/IP Network Settings (Windows)
Setting the Printer for Sharing Follow the procedure below to improve the efficiency of printer management by setting up a print server on a network with Windows XP, Windows 2000 or Windows NT. With a print server set on the network, all print jobs are managed by the print server.
Click the OK button. If alternate printer drivers are being installed, then a screen opens that allows you to select the location of the files. Mount the provided User Software CD- ROM and open the folder on the CD-ROM that holds the printer driver.
Managing the Printer from a Computer You can use your Web browser on your computer with the Remote UI, the software built into the network interface, to manage the printer. For more details about how to set up and use the Remote UI feature, see Step 1 of “Setting up with a Web Browser (Remote UI)”...
Procedures Required for an AppleTalk Network Here is a summary of the procedures required to set the printer for use on an AppleTalk network. ÆSetup Guide Connect the Network Cable Follow the instructions in the Setup Guide to connect the network cable. Æ...
Setting a Macintosh Setting the Network Functions Mac OS 8.6/9.x Use the Chooser and the AppleTalk item of the Control Panel to confirm the Macintosh network settings. Confirm that AppleTalk can be used. From the Apple menu select Chooser. Confirm that Active is selected for AppleTalk.
Mac OS X Confirm the AppleTalk settings with the Network setting of the System Preferences. On the System Preferences panel, open Network. For Display select Built-in Ethernet. Select the AppleTalk sheet and confirm that Make AppleTalk Active is selected. Select Active if it is not marked with a check mark.
Setting the Printer Protocols Use the Web browser (Remote UI) from your computer to perform the protocol settings. To perform the settings, first enter the IP address with the printer operation panel, then use the Web browser to set the protocol. (Æ...
Click and select Administrator Mode then click the OK button. The Remote UI starts. Note z If a password has been set for the printer, enter the password and click the OK button. If no password has been set, then a password entry is not required. From the Device Manager menu on the left, select Network.
Click the Edit button to the right of AppleTalk. The Edit AppleTalk Protocol Settings page is displayed. For the Phase Type item, select Phase 2. Note z If Disabled is selected, the printer will not be recognized on the AppleTalk network.
If more than one printer is in the same zone, be sure to assign a unique name for each printer. Note z The initial name for the Name setting is “Canon NB-12FB”, the name of the network interface. z When you change the name, you can enter a name up to 15 characters long.
Installing the Printer Driver After completing the printer protocol settings, install the printer driver on every Macintosh that will be used for printing and perform the print destination settings. The printer driver for the printer must be installed for printing. Install the printer driver. (Æ Setup Guide) Follow the instructions in the Setup Guide to install the printer driver.
Setting the Printer Frame Type Set the frame type to select the printer protocol. Then perform the communication setup between your printer and computer using the following software. • GARO Device Setup Utility (Canon software application provided with the printer.) ® ÆP.4-6...
Setting the Printer Frame Type Before setting the printer protocol, you must follow the procedure below to set the printer frame type to enable communication between the computer in use and the printer. Use the software application below. • GARO Device Setup Utility (Æ P.4-4) Important z The GARO Device Setup Utility must be installed on your computer in order to use this utility to make the settings.
Setting the frame type with GARO Device Setup Utility If you are using Windows, use the GARO Device Setup Utility, the software utility provided with the printer, to perform the printer network settings. On the desktop, click the Start button, point to Programs, then click GARO Device Setup Utility.
Enter the MAC address into the MAC Address box then click the Next button. The utility searches for the printer on the network and when the printer is found, the protocol settings dialog box opens. For the NetWare Frame Type, select the frame type in use from the list, for TCP/IP Frame Type select ETHERNET II, for IP Address enter the IP address assigned to the printer, then click the Next button.
® Setting Up a NetWare Print Service ® In order to print on a NetWare network, you must set the printer server, queue, and other settings. You can use the software applications below to perform the print service settings from the computer that you are using. •...
• Remote printer mode When the remote printer mode is used, the printer is controlled by the ® ® NetWare print server, so a NetWare print server is required. An NDS print server is used to print in the NDS remote printer mode (NPrinter), and a bindery print server is used to print in the bindery remote printer mode (RPrinter).
® Setting Up a NetWare Server with NWADMIN and PCONSOLE Using NDS Queue Server Mode/Remote Printer Mode ® Log into NetWare as the System Administrator, or as a user with equivalent access rights, then start NWADMIN. Execute a quick setup. From the Tools menu select Print Services Quick Setup.
To use the remote printer mode, use the following procedure to start the print server. ® To use the NetWare file server as the print server, on the file server enter LOAD PSERVER.NLM then press the Enter key. Note z This procedure is not required for the queue server mode.
Set the password. From Available Options select Print Servers, then press the Enter key. Select the print server created in Step 2, then press the Enter key. Select Password, then press the Enter key. When the password entry screen opens, enter the desired password, then press the Enter key.
® Setting NetWare Printer Protocol To perform the printer protocol settings, use your Web browser on your computer with the Remote UI, the software built into the network interface. Perform the protocol settings on Web browser, after you finish setting the IP address for the printer on the operation panel.
Click and select Administrator Mode then click the OK button. The Remote UI starts. Note z If a password has been set for the printer, enter the password and click the OK button. If no password has been set, then a password entry is not required. 4-12 ®...
From the Device Manager menu on the left, select Network. The Network page opens. Click the Edit button to the right of NetWare. The Edit NetWare Protocol settings page opens. ® 4-13 Setting NetWare Printer Protocol...
Check the Frame Type box and make sure the setting is correct for ® your NetWare network. If you intend to use the burst mode, select On for NCP Burst Mode. Note z The burst mode is used in the queue server mode to transfer data rapidly at very high speed during printing.
When using the Packet Signature settings, for Packet Signature be sure to select If Requested by Server. Perform the following settings as required for the selected service. z BINDERY PSERVER Selected: Queue Server Mode (Using a Bindery Print Server) Enter the file server name into File Server Name. For Print Server Name, enter the name of the print server ®...
z RPRINTER Selected: Remote Printer Mode (Using a Bindery Print Server) For Print Server Name, enter the advertising name for the print ® server created in “Setting Up a NetWare Print Service” (Æ P.4-6). The advertising name is normally set the same name as Print Server Name.
When you return to Network of Device Manager, click the Reset button. The new settings are enabled when the network interface is restarted. ® This completes the NetWare protocol settings. ® 4-17 Setting NetWare Printer Protocol...
® Setting the Computer for NetWare Perform these settings for each computer after you have selected the ® NetWare print service and protocol. ® Connecting to a NetWare Network ® Install the NetWare Client software on every computer to be used for ®...
When You Cannot Use GARO Device Setup Utility This section describes how to solve problems with the GARO Device Setup Utility. GARO Device Setup Utility does not recognize printer Problem 1: The printer is not switched on. Solution: Check the printer power cord connection and the connection to the power source, then press the Power button on the printer.
When You Cannot Print This section describes how to solve printing problems. Cannot print for a TCP/IP network. Problem 1: The LAN port and network cable are not connected correctly. Solution: Make sure that the correct type of cable is used to connect the printer to the network.
Cannot print from an AppleTalk network. Problem 1: The LAN port and network cable are not connected correctly. Solution: Make sure that the correct type of cable is used to connect the printer to the network. Cycle the printer off and on then try again. (Æ Setup Guide) Problem 2: The printer cannot recognize automatically the LAN communication method.
Solution: Set the DIP SW on the back of the printer to the correct position for the LAN in use. (Æ Setup Guide) ® Problem 3: The NetWare network is not set correctly. Solution: Check the following points: ® • Make sure that the NetWare file server is running.
Initializing Network Settings Follow the procedure below to use the Web browser (Remote UI) to restore all the network settings to the default values set before shipping the printer from the factory. Note z In addition to using the Web browser to restore the initial settings, you can also use the printer operation panel to restore the network default settings.
List of Network Settings If you are using a Web browser (Remote UI), you can change the settings of the network interface board. The settings that can be changed are listed in the tables below. General Settings Item Description Initial Value Device Name Device name (Range: 0 to 32 chars.)
The name of the phase type in use (determines Phase Type Phase 2 whether AppleTalk is used) The name of the printer displayed in the Chooser Canon Name or the Print Center. Name length: 1 to 31 NB-12FB characters. The name of the printer zone. Name length: 1 to Zone 31 characters.
Item Description Initial Value NDS PServer ® The name of the NetWare print server in use. Print Server Name Blank (Range: 0 to 64 chars.) ® The name of the NDS tree of the NetWare print Tree Name Blank server. (Range: 0 to 32 chars.) ®...
Software Applications that Use Network Settings Network settings can be performed with the software applications listed in the table below. Printer GARO Device ARP/PING Setting Browser Operation Setup Utility Command (Remote UI) Panel Setting IP Addresses (Æ P.2-3) TCP/IP Protocol Settings (Æ...