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Canon PIXMA MX512 Setup Manual

Guide for printer setup for network.
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This guide provides information for setting up a network connection for the printer.
Network Connection
Wireless Connection
Preparation for Connection
Printer Setup
Setup Procedure Selection
Push Button Method
Standard setup
WPS
Other setup (Advanced setup)
Disable
WEP
WPA/WPA2
Wired Connection
Preparation for Connection
Cable Connection
Printer Setup
Character Entry
Troubleshooting
Setup Guide

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  • Page 1: Setup Guide

    Setup Guide This guide provides information for setting up a network connection for the printer. Network Connection Wireless Connection Preparation for Connection Printer Setup Setup Procedure Selection Push Button Method Standard setup Other setup (Advanced setup) Disable WPA/WPA2 Wired Connection Preparation for Connection Cable Connection Printer Setup...

  • Page 2: Network Connection

    Network Connection Wireless Connection a Preparation for Connection Before Starting Wireless Connection Setup 1. Make sure that the printer is turned on. If the power is on, the lamp on one of the mode buttons (A) will be lit. Notes on Wireless Connection Make sure that the computer is connected to the access point (A) (or wireless network router) you want to connect your •...

  • Page 3

    2. Use the buttons (A) to select the Wireless LAN setup icon. 3. Press the OK button (B). The (blue) Wi-Fi lamp (C) lights up when wireless connection is enabled. c Setup Procedure Selection The printer will automatically search for access points supporting WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup). If the Push Button Method screen is displayed on the printer but you are unsure if your access point or router supports this technology, press the Stop button and choose Standard setup.

  • Page 4

    Push Button Method d Connection Using WPS 1. Press and hold the WPS button on the access point (for about 5 seconds). For details on pressing the WPS button, refer to the access point manual. 2. Press the OK button on the printer within 2 minutes. The (blue) Wi-Fi lamp on the printer fl...

  • Page 5

    Standard setup d Connection via Standard setup 1. Select Standard setup. 2. Press the OK button. 3. Select your access point, then press the OK button. 4. One of the screens above will be displayed on the printer. 5. Enter the network password (WEP key or passphrase) of your access point or router into the printer. 6.

  • Page 6

    d Connection Using WPS 1. Select WPS. 2. Press the OK button. 3. Select Push button method. 4. Press the OK button. 5. Press the OK button. 6. Press and hold the WPS button on the access point (for about 5 seconds). For details on pressing the WPS button, refer to the access point manual.

  • Page 7

    Other setup (Advanced setup) d Connection via Advanced setup 1. Select Other setup. 2. Press the OK button. 3. Select Advanced setup. 4. Press the OK button. 5. Select your access point, then press the OK button. 6. Select a security protocol for the access point, then press the OK button. Disable ...

  • Page 8

    9. Enter the WEP key of your access point or router. 10. Press the OK button. 11. Make sure that the WEP key is correct. 12. Press the OK button. 13. When the left screen appears, press the OK button. The network connection setup is now complete.

  • Page 9: Cable Connection

    Wired Connection a Preparation for Connection Before Starting Wired Connection Setup 1. Make sure that the printer is turned on. If the power is on, the lamp on one of the mode buttons (A) will be lit. Notes on Wired Connection •...

  • Page 10: Printer Setup

    c Printer Setup 1. Press the MENU button (A) on the printer. 2. Use the buttons (A) to select the Setup icon. 3. Press the OK button (B). 4. Select Device settings. 5. Press the OK button. 6. Select LAN settings. 7.

  • Page 11

    12. Press the MENU button. The network connection setup is now complete.

  • Page 12

    Character Entry You can enter the characters using the Numeric buttons (A) on the printer. Follow the procedure below. 1. Press the button of the Numeric buttons to switch to the character entry mode you want to use. Three character entry modes (numeric, upper case and lower case) are available. Each time you press the button, the entry mode displayed on the upper right of the screen changes between numeric 123, upper case ABC and lower case abc.

  • Page 13

    Troubleshooting Standard setup The Target Access Point is Not Detected  Check the access point name/network name and network password of your access point or router. • Are the computer and network device confi gured? • Is the network device turned on? If the network device is already turned on, turn it off, then turn it back on. •...

  • Page 14

    When using multiple access points. Select Use multiple AccessPoints, then press the OK button. An Unknown Access Point is Displayed  Access points in use nearby may also be detected. The Access Point Name is Not Displayed Properly  Access point names with double-byte characters are not displayed properly. However, they can be selected. The Access Point Name is Not Displayed Automatically ...

  • Page 15

    If the problem is not resolved, there may be other causes. See also the sections below: If the access point is confi gured to communicate using IEEE802.11n standard only and encryption is set to TKIP, change the encryption to something other than TKIP or change the communication standard to something other than IEEE802.11n, then confi...

  • Page 16

    To perform Standard setup again  1. Press the MENU button (A). 2. Use the buttons (B) to select Wireless LAN setup, then press the OK button.

  • Page 17

    Cannot connect. Multiple access points are enabled.  The screen appears when multiple access points are detected. Wait for a while, then confi gure WPS settings again. Press the WPS button on only one access point. Connection failed. See the manual. ...

  • Page 18: Advanced Setup

    Advanced setup The Target Access Point is Not Detected  Check the access point name/network name and network password of your access point or router. • Are the computer and network device confi gured? • Is the network device turned on? If the network device is already turned on, turn it off, then turn it back on. •...

  • Page 19

    An Unknown Access Point is Displayed  Access points in use nearby may also be detected. The Access Point Name is Not Displayed Properly  Access point names with double-byte characters are not displayed properly. However, they can be selected. The Access Point Name is Not Displayed Automatically ...

  • Page 20

     Failed to connect to the access point. Check the access point settings and try again.  Make sure that the WEP key entered for the access point is correct. In addition, when using WEP key number 2, 3 or 4 of the access point, set to use WEP key number 1, or select a WEP key number by entering wireless connection settings of the printer directly.

  • Page 21

    The device may not be able to connect to the network in the following cases:  If the DHCP function of the access point is inactive, enable the DHCP function or specify the IP address (IPv4 only) of the printer and confi gure wireless connection settings again. In addition, make sure that the selected WEP key number and entered WEP key are correct.

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