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Canon imagePROGRAF iPF6400 Setup Manual

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Introduction
Overview of Setup
These are the steps in printer installation.
Preparations
Attach the Ink Tanks
Install the Printheads
Load Paper to Adjust the Printheads
Install the Software and the
Electronic Manuals
Store Accessories in the Pockets
• Even if you do not use the printer driver, be sure to install Media
Configuration Tool from the provided User Software CD-ROM.
With Media Configuration Tool, the paper types that are available
in your area can be registered to the printer. The Paper Reference
Guide also will be installed. For instructions on installation, refer
to "Install the Software and the Electronic Manuals" on page 6. (In
Windows, select Install Individual Software in the Setup Menu
window to install Media Configuration Tool only.)
• We recommend doing a color calibration after completing the setup
to adjust variations in the colors.
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Details for each step are given in this Setup Guide. Simply follow the instructions
to install the printer.
If an error message is displayed during setup or other problems occur, refer to
"Responding to Messages" on page 12.
The Manuals Supplied with This Printer
After installing the printer as shown in this Setup Guide, refer to the
manuals for instructions on operation and maintenance.
Printed Manuals
Basic Guide
The Basic Guide describes the following information.
• Loading paper, Replacing the consumables, Control Panel menus,
and others
• Troubleshooting tips and Error messages
• Preparations for transferring the printer
Electronic Manuals
User's Guide
This guide describes advanced usage of the printer such as paper
saving tips, how to print a poster and banner with the supplied software
and print quality adjusting method, in addition to the basic instructions
for printing on roll paper or cut sheet.
Paper Reference Guide
This guide describes about the types and specifications of the available
media on the printer.
To refer to the electronic manuals
• Windows :
Double-click the iPFxxxx Support desktop
icon. (iPFxxxx indicates the printer model.)
• Mac OS X :
Click the iPF Support icon in the Dock (in
Launchpad for Mac OS X v10.7 and later).
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Read this manual before attempting to operate the printer.
Keep this manual in a handy location for future reference.
Space Required for Installation
+150mm
+800mm
Printer
Printer alone
iPF6400/
iPF6450
With stand attached
With stand and spectrophotometer
iPF6450
unit attached
• A space of 1300 mm in the front and 700 mm in the back are needed
to print from the front paper feed slot.
Caution
Package Contents
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a. Printer
b. Set of manuals
c. Printhead (x2)
d. 2-inch paper holder stopper
e. 3-inch paper holder stopper
f. Roll holder
g. Adjustment paper
h. Setup Guide (this document)
• Some of the items included in the package are not explained in this
Setup Guide, such as the spacer for borderless printing.
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Keep these items in a safe place after setup because they are used in
various printing applications.
• For instructions on the included items not described in this manual, refer
to the User's Guide.
• A cable to connect the printer to a computer is not provided with the printer.
• Canon, the Canon logo, and imagePROGRAF are trademarks or registered trademarks of CANON
INC.
• Microsoft and Windows are trademarks of Microsoft Corporation, registered in the U.S. and other
countries.
• Macintosh is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.
• All other trademarks or registered trademarks described in this Setup Guide are the property of their
respective owners.
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©CANON INC. 2012
+300mm
+300mm
+150mm
Installation space (W x D x H mm)
1527 × 1802 × 644 mm
1527 × 1962 × 1301 mm
1527 × 2074 × 1301 mm
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i. 3-inch paper core attachment
j. Spacer for borderless printing
k. Set of CD-ROMs
l. Starter ink tanks
(Y, PC, C, PGY, GY, BK, PM, M, MBK, R,
G, B)
m. Power cord
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   Summary of Contents for Canon imagePROGRAF iPF6400

  • Page 1 To refer to the electronic manuals • Windows : Double-click the iPFxxxx Support desktop • Canon, the Canon logo, and imagePROGRAF are trademarks or registered trademarks of CANON icon. (iPFxxxx indicates the printer model.) INC. • Microsoft and Windows are trademarks of Microsoft Corporation, registered in the U.S. and other •...
  • Page 2 Order to read through the setup guides Only purchased printer: "This Setup Guide" only Purchased printer and printer stand at the same time: "ST-28 Printer Stand Setup Guide" → "This Setup Guide" Purchased printer, printer stand, and spectrophotometer unit at the same time: "ST-28 Printer Stand Setup Guide" → "SU-21 Spectrophotometer Unit Setup Guide" → "This Setup Guide"...
  • Page 3 Attach the Ink Tanks Install the 12 ink tanks. Press the Power button to turn on the When the following screen appears, use Select your local time zone and press printer. the ▲ and ▼ keys to select a language and press OK.
  • Page 4 Install the Printheads Install both printheads. When the display screen shows Open Pull the printhead fixer lever forward all Lift the printhead fixer cover to open it Upper Cover, open the top cover. the way to open it completely. fully. Hold the printhead by the grips (a) as you Remove the orange protective part (a).
  • Page 5 Load Paper to Adjust the Printheads Load the provided adjustment paper and adjust the Printheads. Select type of paper for printhead adj. Open the Paper Tray Cover (a), and then Slide the Width Guide (a) to align it with is shown on the display screen. Check open the Tray Extension (b).
  • Page 6 Install the Software and the Electronic Manuals Windows You can print from Windows via USB or TCP/IP (network) connections. The installation procedure varies depending on how your printer is connected. Install the software and The following screen may be displayed the electronic manuals by following instructions below.
  • Page 7 In the Printer Selection window, select In the Printer Installation dialog box, When the following dialog box is The printer is connected directly to a select Install with USB Connection, and displayed, make sure the printer is on and computer and click Next. click Next.
  • Page 8 For TCP/IP (network) connections Install the software • If the printer is already connected to Use the LAN cable to connect the LAN port Make sure the printer is on. the network, confirm the IP address on the back of the printer to the hub port. Turn the computer on and insert the assigned to the printer.
  • Page 9 After reviewing the installation results in When entering the printer's IP address manually the Complete Installation window, click In the IP Address Specification window, Next. • Ask your network administrator for the select either IPv4 Address or IPv6 IP address, as needed. Address to enter the printer's IP address and click Install.
  • Page 10 Macintosh You can print from Macintosh via USB or network connections such as Bonjour or IP. Install the software and electronic manuals depending on your computer environment. <Compatible Operating Systems> Mac OS X v10.5.8 to v10.7 Install the software • If you install the software, log onto the After making sure the printer is not On the desktop, double-click the CD-ROM computer as an administrator.
  • Page 11 Connect the printer to a computer 16 16 Click Quit. Make sure that the printer is on, and then connect the printer to the computer or the network The software installation is now with a cable. completed. Next, connect the printer to •...
  • Page 12 Turn off the printer and wait at least three seconds before resolved. restoring the power. If the message appears again, write down the error code and message, turn off the printer, and contact your Canon dealer for assistance. ERROR Exxx-xxxx You may have encountered an error that cannot be...

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