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  • Page 1 Laser Beam Printer User's Guide User's Guide IMPORTANT: Read this manual carefully before using your printer. Save this manual for future reference.
  • Page 2 LBP3200 Laser Printer User's Guide...
  • Page 3 Manuals for the Printer The manuals for this printer are divided as follows. Please refer to them for detailed information. Guides with this symbol are PDF manuals included on the accompanying CD-ROM. CD-ROM Installation • Getting Started Guide Connecting to a Computer CD-ROM •...
  • Page 4: How This Manual Is Organized

    Routine Maintenance Chapter 6 Troubleshooting Chapter 7 Appendix Considerable effort has been made to ensure that this manual is free of inaccuracies and omissions. However, as we are constantly improving our products, if you need an exact specification, please contact Canon.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Contents Preface ............vii How To Use This Manual .
  • Page 6 Chapter 2 Loading and Delivering Paper Paper Requirements ..........2-2 Usable Paper .
  • Page 7 Installing with Plug and Play........3-24 After Completing Installation (Canon LBP3200 Group) ....3-28 Printing a Test Page .
  • Page 8 [Security] Sheet ..........4-31 [Paper Selection] Sheet .
  • Page 9 Installation Problems..........6-22 When Uninstallation Fails .
  • Page 10: Preface

    Preface Thank you for purchasing the Canon LASER SHOT LBP3200. Please read this manual thoroughly before operating the printer in order to familiarize yourself with its capabilities, and to make the most of its many functions. After reading this manual, store it in a safe place for future reference.
  • Page 11: Illustrations Used In This Manual

    Displays Used in This Manual Screen shots of the computer operation screen used in this manual are those taken when the LASER SHOT LBP3200 has operated for Windows 2000. The buttons which you should press are marked with a as shown below.
  • Page 12: Abbreviations Used In This Manual

    Windows 98 ® ® Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition operating system: Windows Me ® ® Microsoft Windows 2000 operating system: Windows 2000 ® ® Microsoft Windows XP operating system: Windows XP ® ® Microsoft Windows operating system: Windows LASER SHOT LBP3200: LBP3200...
  • Page 13: Legal Notices

    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. Canon U.S.A. Inc. One Canon Plaza, Lake Success, NY 11042, U.S.A. Tel No. (516) 328-5600...
  • Page 14: Emc Directive (220 - 240 V Model)

    ■ 220 - 240 V model This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class A digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference when the equipment is operated in a commercial environment.
  • Page 15: Laser Safety (120 V/220 - 240 V Models)

    Laser Safety (120 V/220 - 240 V models) Laser radiation could be hazardous to the human body. For this reason, laser radiation emitted inside this printer is hermetically sealed within the protective housing and external cover. No radiation can leak from the printer in the normal operation of the product by the user.
  • Page 16: International Energy Star-program

    The targeted products are office equipment, such as computers, displays, printers, facsimiles, and copiers. The standards and logos are uniform among participating nations. Trademarks Canon, the Canon Logo, LASER SHOT, and LBP are trademarks of Canon Inc. ® Adobe Acrobat is a trademark of Adobe Systems Incorporated.
  • Page 17: Disclaimers

    Disclaimers The information in this manual is subject to change without notice. CANON INC. MAKES NO WARRANTY OF ANY KIND WITH REGARD TO THIS MATERIAL, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, EXCEPT AS PROVIDED HEREIN, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, THEREOF, WARRANTIES AS TO MARKETABILITY, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OF USE OR AGAINST INFRINGEMENT OF ANY PATENT.
  • Page 18: Important Safety Instructions

    , and disconnect the USB cable b b b b if you use it. Then, unplug the power plug from the AC power outlet c c c c , and contact your local authorized Canon dealer.
  • Page 19: Power Supply

    CAUTION Do not install the printer in unstable locations, such as unsteady platforms or • inclined floors, or in locations subject to excessive vibrations, as this may cause the printer to fall or tip over, resulting in personal injury. Never block the ventilation slots on the printer. The vantilation slots are provided for •...
  • Page 20: Handling

    - Do not connect one extension cord to another. - Make sure that the voltage of the power plug is the one indicated in the rating label (attached on the back of the printer) when you use the printer. - Use an extension cord that allows the current value greater than the necessary one indicated in the rating label (attached on the back of the printer).
  • Page 21 Do not drop paper clips, staples, or other metal objects inside the printer. Also, do • not spill water, liquids, or flammable substances (alcohol, benzene, paint thinner, etc.) inside the printer. If these items come into contact with a high-voltage area inside the printer, it may result in a fire or electrical shock.
  • Page 22: Maintenance And Inspections

    Maintenance and Inspections WARNING When cleaning the printer, first turn OFF the power switch, disconnect the USB cable, • then unplug the power plug. Failure to observe these steps may result in a fire or electrical shock. Clean the printer using a slightly dampened cloth with a mild detergent mixed with •...
  • Page 23: Consumables

    When removing paper which has become jammed inside the printer, remove the • jammed paper gently to prevent the toner on the paper from scattering and getting into your eyes or mouth. If the toner gets into your eyes or mouth, wash them immediately with cold water and immediately consult a physician.
  • Page 24: Before You Start Using This Printer

    Before You Start Using This Printer CHAPTER This chapter describes the major features and basic functions of this printer. Features and Benefits........... . 1-2 Parts and Their Functions.
  • Page 25: Features And Benefits

    This innovative technology heats the fixing heater instantaneously only at printing, and saves warm-up time. So, LBP3200 is always in standby status and ready to print. Furthermore, the average power consumption at standby status is only about 7 W.
  • Page 26 ■ Easy Maintenance & Printer Status Window Uniting toner with a photosensitive drum, the toner cartridge for LBP3200 can be easily replaced. The Printer Status Window that is displayed during print allows you to make exact judgements by graphics and sound, improving the operability of this printer.
  • Page 27: Parts And Their Functions

    Parts and Their Functions This section describes the name and function of each part in order for you to use this printer properly to make full use of the functions. CAUTION Never block the ventilation slots on the printer. The vantilation slots are provided for proper ventilation of working parts inside the printer.
  • Page 28: Front View

    Front View a a a a Face-down Delivery Tray e e e e Cassette Allows paper to be delivered straight. Allows you to load a maximum of 250 sheets of plain paper (64 g/m ). (See p. 2-9.) b b b b Face-down Delivery Area f f f f Manual Feed Slot Delivers paper with the printing surface face down.
  • Page 29: Rear View

    Rear View a a a a Power Socket e e e e USB Connector Connected to the supplied power cord. (See p. 1-8.) Connected to the USB cable. The USB cable is connected to the USB port on the computer. b b b b Face-up Delivery Slot (See p.
  • Page 30: Internal View

    Internal View a a a a Toner Cartridge Guide b b b b Black Film When setting the toner cartridge, push it while Do not peel off this film. aligning the projection at each side of the toner cartridge with this guide. (See p. 5-5.) Parts and Their Functions...
  • Page 31: Plugging The Power Cord

    Plugging the Power Cord This section describes the procedure for connecting the power cord. Before connecting the power cord, see "Important Safety Instructions," on p. xv. WARNING Do not damage or modify the power cord. Also, do not place heavy objects on •...
  • Page 32 CAUTION Do not use power supplies with voltages other than those specified herein, as • this may result in a fire or electrical shock. Always grasp the power plug when unplugging the power cord. Pulling on the • power cord may expose or snap the core wire, or otherwise damage the power cord.
  • Page 33 Plug the power plug into the AC power outlet. 1-10 Plugging the Power Cord...
  • Page 34: Turning The Printer On/off

    Turning the Printer ON/OFF The power switch to turn ON or OFF the printer is located on the right side of the printer. Be sure to observe the following instructions in order to prevent unexpected problems. Turning the Printer ON In order to use this printer, you should press "...
  • Page 35: Turning The Printer Off

    The power indicator lights up and the printer initiates a self-diagnostic test. If no abnormality is found out in the self-diagnostic test, the printer is ready to print. Turning the Printer OFF Follow the instruction below to turn OFF the printer. IMPORTANT If the printer is used in a network, before turning OFF the printer, make sure that other •...
  • Page 36: Connecting To A Computer

    Connecting to a Computer This section describes how to connect the printer to a computer. As this printer is equipped with the USB connector, you can use a USB cable to connect to a computer. By using a USB cable, this printer can be connected to a computer equipped with the USB port.
  • Page 37 Connect the B-type (square) end of the USB cable to the USB connector on the rear side of the printer. Connect the A-type (flat) end of the USB cable to the USB port on the computer. NOTE After connecting the USB cable, install the software for this printer according to the instructions on the computer screen.
  • Page 38: Loading And Delivering Paper

    Loading and Delivering Paper CHAPTER This chapter describes the types of paper that can be used with this printer, and how to load and deliver paper. Paper Requirements ........... . . 2-2 Usable Paper .
  • Page 39: Paper Requirements

    Paper Requirements Usable Paper To ensure optimum performance, use only paper that falls within the specifications listed below. Inappropriate paper may deteriorate print quality or result in paper jams. IMPORTANT In the following cases, the safety function that prevents damage caused by heat may •...
  • Page 40: Paper Type

    Paper Source Paper Size Size Manual Feed Cassette Slot Envelope C5 162.0 mm x 229.0 mm 6.38 inch x 9.02 inch Envelope COM10 104.9 mm x 241.3 mm 4.13 inch x 9.50 inch Envelope DL 110.0 mm x 220.0 mm 4.33 inch x 8.66 inch Envelope Monarch 98.5 mm x 190.5 mm...
  • Page 41: Plain Paper

    ■ Plain Paper This printer can print on plain paper in width of 76.2 to 215.9 mm, in length of 127.0 to 355.6 mm, and in weight of 64 to 90 g/m including the standard size paper: A4, B5, A5, Legal, Letter, and Executive.
  • Page 42: Abbreviation Of Paper Size

    ■ Envelope This printer can print on Envelope C5, Envelope COM10, Envelope DL, and Envelope Monarch. IMPORTANT The following shows the usable envelopes for this printer. • Envelope DL Envelope Monarch 110.0 mm x 220.0 mm 98.5 mm x 190.5 mm (4.33 inch x 8.66 inch) (3.88 inch x 7.50 inch) Envelope C5...
  • Page 43: Printable Area

    Paper Size Paper Guide Envelope DL ENV. DL Envelope Monarch ENV. MONARCH * "LGL" (legal size) may be indicated in the cassette depending on the area where you purchased this printer. Printable Area The following shows the printable area of this printer. ■...
  • Page 44: Unusable Paper

    Unusable Paper To avoid problems such as paper jams and other malfunctions, the following types of paper should never be used. IMPORTANT Paper to be easily jammed • - Too thick or thin paper - Irregularly-shaped paper - Wet or moist paper - Torn or damaged paper - Rough, extremely smooth, or glossy paper - Paper with binding holes or perforations...
  • Page 45: Storing Paper

    Storing Paper The quality of paper may deteriorate if it is stored improperly even when the paper meets the normal specifications. Deteriorated paper may cause misfeeds, paper jams, or deterioration in print quality. Observe the following guidelines for storing and handling paper: IMPORTANT Store paper away from moisture since paper quality deteriorates in a moist environment.
  • Page 46: Paper Source

    Paper Source Paper Source Type This printer has two paper sources: the cassette and the manual feed slot. ■ Standard Paper source: Manual feed slot Cassette Manual feed slot Cassette IMPORTANT Before printing on paper that is fed from the cassette, make sure that paper is not set in the manual feed slot.
  • Page 47: Paper Capacity For Paper Source

    Paper Capacity for Paper Source The following shows the paper capacity for the cassette and the manual feed slot. Paper Source Paper Type Manual Feed Cassette Slot Approx. 250 Plain paper (64 g/m 1 sheet sheets Approx. 100 Heavy paper (128 g/m 1 sheet sheets Approx.
  • Page 48: Paper Delivery Area

    Paper Delivery Area Paper Delivery Area Type This printer has two paper delivery areas: "face-down delivery area" and "face-up delivery slot". Face-down Delivery Area Prints are delivered to the face-down delivery area with the printing surface face down. When delivering paper to the face-down delivery area, open the face-down delivery tray.
  • Page 49: Face-up Delivery Slot

    Face-up Delivery Slot Prints are delivered to the face-up delivery slot with the printing surface face up. The face-up delivery slot is suitable for printing on transparencies, envelopes or labels which tend to curl, as the face-up delivery slot feeds the printed material flat. IMPORTANT Remove paper from the face-up delivery slot each time one sheet of paper is fed.
  • Page 50: Selecting The Paper Delivery Area

    IMPORTANT The following shows the number of sheets that can be delivered into the face-down delivery area for the 120 V model. - Plain paper (64 g/m Approx. 100 sheets - Heavy paper (128 g/m Approx. 30 sheets - Transparency Approx.
  • Page 51: Printing On Plain Paper / Heavy Paper / Label / Transparency

    Printing on Plain Paper / Heavy Paper / Label / Transparency This section describes the procedure for printing on plain paper, heavy paper, labels, and transparencies. For instructions on printing on custom paper, see "Printing on Custom Paper," on p. 2-40.
  • Page 52: Loading Paper In The Cassette

    Loading Paper in the Cassette Follow the procedure below to load paper in the cassette. Load the paper lengthways in the cassette. IMPORTANT Do not take the cassette out of the printer while printing. It may result in paper jams or •...
  • Page 53 Pull out the cassette. While holding the lock release lever on the paper guide at the rear of the cassette, slide the paper guide to the mark indicating the desired paper size. IMPORTANT If "LGL" is indicated in the cassette, you can load the legal-size paper in the cassette.
  • Page 54 NOTE "LGL" indicated in the cassette shows legal size, "LTR" shows letter size, and "EXEC" shows executive size. While holding the lock release lever on the paper guide on either side of the cassette, slide the paper guide to the mark indicating the desired paper size.
  • Page 55 CAUTION Be careful not to cut your hands with the edges of the transparencies or labels. IMPORTANT Be sure to fan the transparencies or labels thoroughly before loading them. If they • are not fanned enough, this may result in double-feeds or paper jams. When fanning or aligning the transparencies, try to hold the edges to avoid •...
  • Page 56 Double-feeding may occur frequently if the cutting edges of the paper stack are not • smooth. In this case, thoroughly fan the paper stack, and then align the edges of the paper stack on a flat surface. NOTE To print on letterhead paper or paper printed with a logo, load the paper so that the printing surface faces down and the top edge comes toward the front of the cassette.
  • Page 57 Press down the paper stack as shown in the figure, then make sure that it does not exceed the load limit mark and that it is loaded under the hooks on the paper guides. Make sure that there is sufficient space between the hooks and paper stack. Take out some paper when there is no space.
  • Page 58: Setting Paper In The Manual Feed Slot

    Set the cassette in the printer. Push the cassette into the printer firmly until the front surface of the cassette is flush with that of the printer. Setting Paper in the Manual Feed Slot Follow the procedure below to set paper in the manual feed slot. When loading paper in the manual feed slot, be sure to load it in portrait orientation.
  • Page 59 NOTE "LGL" indicated in the manual feed slot shows legal size, "LTR" shows letter size, and "EXEC" shows executive size. While holding paper with your hands as shown in the figure, slowly insert paper with the printing surface face up until it hits on the back.
  • Page 60: Setting Printer Driver And Printing

    NOTE To print on letterhead paper or paper printed with a logo, set the paper so that the printing surface faces up and the top edge comes toward the back of the manual feed slot. :Feeding direction Setting Printer Driver and Printing Follow the procedure below to set the printer driver.
  • Page 61 Display the [Page Setup] sheet, then from [Page Size], select the size of a document that you created in the application. From [Output Size], select the size of the loaded paper as needed. Select [A4] or [Letter] for printing on transparencies or labels. If the size of a document is the same as that of paper set in the cassette or manual feed slot, select [Match Page Size].
  • Page 62 From [Paper Type], select the type of paper that you loaded. Select [Plain Paper] for using plain paper, [Heavy Paper] for heavy paper or labels, and [Transparencies] for transparencies. NOTE If paper curls excessively when printed with [Plain Paper] selected, select [Plain •...
  • Page 63 Click [OK] to start printing. 2-26 Printing on Plain Paper / Heavy Paper / Label / Transparency...
  • Page 64: Printing On Envelope

    Printing on Envelope This section describes the procedure for printing on envelopes. Loading Envelope The paper sources in which you can load envelopes are the cassette and the manual feed slot. For continuous print, load envelopes in the cassette. For printing on one envelope that differs in type from paper in the cassette, set it in the manual feed slot.
  • Page 65: Loading Envelope In The Cassette

    - Wrinkled or creased envelopes - Poorly manufactured envelopes in which the glued parts are uneven. - Irregularly-shaped envelopes Before loading the envelopes, flatten the stack of envelopes to release any remaining air, • and press the fold lines at edges tightly. Do not print on the back of an envelope.
  • Page 66 Do not lift the cassette by holding only the rear part of the cassette. If you do so, the rear • part of the cassette may come off. Pull out the cassette. Printing on Envelope 2-29...
  • Page 67 While holding the lock release lever on the paper guide at the rear of the cassette, slide the paper guide to the mark indicating the desired paper size. NOTE The following shows the abbreviations of the paper size that are indicated on the paper guide.
  • Page 68 Place the stack of envelopes on a flat surface, flatten them to release any remaining air, and press the fold lines at edges tightly. CAUTION Be careful not to cut your hands with the edges of the envelopes. Loosen the hard corners of the envelopes and flatten curls as shown in the figure.
  • Page 69 Load the envelopes so that the rear edges of the envelopes touch the paper guide. CAUTION When loading envelopes, be careful not to cut your hands with the edges of the envelopes. IMPORTANT Make sure that the paper guide is at the appropriate position of paper size. If the •...
  • Page 70 While holding the lock release lever on the paper guide at either side of the cassette, slide the paper guide to the mark indicating the desired envelope size. The paper guides on the sides of the cassette move together. IMPORTANT Be sure to align the paper guides with the width of the envelopes.
  • Page 71 Press down the envelopes as shown in the figure, then make sure that they do not exceed the load limit mark and that they are loaded under the hooks on the paper guides. Make sure that there is sufficient space between the hooks and envelopes. Take out some envelopes when there is no space.
  • Page 72: Setting Envelope In The Manual Feed Slot

    Setting Envelope in the Manual Feed Slot Follow the procedure below to set an envelope in the manual feed slot. When loading paper in the manual feed slot, be sure to load it in portrait orientation. IMPORTANT In the manual feed slot, you can set only one envelope at a time. •...
  • Page 73 While holding the envelope with your hands as shown in the figure, slowly insert the envelope with the printing surface face up until it hits on the back. After the envelope is set, it is fed slightly. CAUTION When setting the envelope, be careful not to cut your hands with the edges of the envelope.
  • Page 74: Setting Printer Driver And Printing

    Setting Printer Driver and Printing Follow the procedure below to set the printer driver. Select [Print] in the application. Select this printer for [Name] and click [Properties]. Display the [Page Setup] sheet, then from [Page Size], select the size of a document that you created in the application. NOTE If you select any of [Envelope C5], [Envelope COM10], [Envelope DL], [Envelope Monarch] for [Page Size], the appropriate paper type is automatically set as long as...
  • Page 75 From [Output Size], select the size of the loaded paper as needed. If the size of a document is the same as that of paper set in the cassette or manual feed slot, select [Match Page Size]. IMPORTANT If the settings are different between [Page Size] and [Output Size], the printer produces an enlarged or reduced print automatically.
  • Page 76 Click [OK] to start printing. Printing on Envelope 2-39...
  • Page 77: Printing On Custom Paper

    Printing on Custom Paper This section describes the procedure for printing on custom paper. Loading Custom Paper Follow the procedure below to set custom paper. In the manual feed slot, you can set custom paper in width of 76.2 to 215.9 mm and in length of 127.0 to 355.6 mm. The paper source in which you can set custom paper is the manual feed slot only.
  • Page 78 Insert about 2 cm of the edge of paper into the manual feed slot a a a a , then slide the paper guides aligning with the width of the paper b b b b . The paper guides move together. IMPORTANT Be sure to align the paper guides with the width of the paper.
  • Page 79 CAUTION When setting paper, be careful not to cut your hands with the edges of the paper. IMPORTANT Set the paper straight. • If the paper is curled or folded at corners, flatten it before loading. • NOTE To print on letterhead paper or paper printed with a logo, set the paper so that the printing surface faces up and the top edge comes toward the back of the manual feed slot.
  • Page 80: Setting Printer Driver And Printing

    Setting Printer Driver and Printing Follow the procedure below to set the printer driver. Select [Print] in the application. Select this printer for [Name] and click [Properties]. Display the [Page Setup] sheet, then from [Page Size], select the size of a document that you created in the application. NOTE In order to use the custom paper, you have to register the custom paper size in advance.
  • Page 81 From [Output Size], select the name (size) of the set custom paper as needed. If the size of a document is the same as that of paper (custom paper name) set in the manual feed slot, select [Match Page Size]. IMPORTANT If the settings are different between [Page Size] and [Output Size], the printer produces an enlarged or reduced print automatically.
  • Page 82 Click [OK] to close the [Properties] dialog box. Click [OK] to start printing. Printing on Custom Paper 2-45...
  • Page 83 2-46 Printing on Custom Paper...
  • Page 84: Setting Up The Printing Environment

    For Windows XP .............3-22 After Completing Installation (Canon LBP3200 Group) ......3-28 Printing a Test Page .
  • Page 85: Introduction

    Introduction After Installing the Printer The following shows work that should be performed after installing the printer. ■ Installing the printer driver (See p. 3-4.) The printer driver is software required for printing from an application you use. Specify the print settings in the printer driver.
  • Page 86 - System Requirements (minimum required) Windows 98/Me Windows 2000/XP PentiumII 300 MHz or higher PentiumII 300 MHz or higher 64 MB or more 128 MB or more Memory (RAM) Hard Disk 15 MB or more 15 MB or more (PC/AT compatibles) * As the amount of memory that can be actually used differs depending on the system configuration of your computer or your application, the above environment does not guarantee printing in any case.
  • Page 87: Installing The Capt Software

    Installing the CAPT Software This section describes the procedure for installing the CAPT software when connecting this printer to your computer directly. IMPORTANT The CAPT software is required for printing with this printer. Be sure to install the CAPT • software.
  • Page 88 Connect the printer to the computer with the USB cable. Turn ON the computer and start up Windows 98/Me. Put the supplied "User Software for LBP3200" CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive. If the CD-ROM is already set in the drive, take it out and put it into again.
  • Page 89 Confirm the language and click [OK]. After the preparation for installation is completed, the CAPT (Canon Advanced Printing Technology) software installer will start up. The [Welcome] dialog box will appear. Click [Next]. The [Software License Agreement] dialog box will appear.
  • Page 90 Select [Automatic Detection (recommend)] and click [Next]. Click [OK], then press " " of the power switch to turn ON the printer. Installation of the printer driver and the USB class driver will start automatically. After the installation is completed, click [OK]. The installation of the USB class driver and the printer driver is completed.
  • Page 91: Installing With Plug And Play

    Installing with Plug and Play IMPORTANT Before installing the CAPT software with Plug and Play, make sure that the printer is properly connected to your computer and that the printer is turned ON. Turn ON the computer and start up Windows 98/Me. The [Add New Hardware Wizard] dialog box will appear.
  • Page 92 ● For Windows 98 If the following dialog box appears, click [Next], then proceed to Step 2. If the following dialog box appears, click [Next], then proceed to Step 9. Select [Specify the location of the driver (Advanced)], then click [Next]. If you are using Windows 98, select [Search for the best driver for your device.
  • Page 93 Put the supplied "User Software for LBP3200" CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive. Select [Search for the best driver for your device. (Recommended).], remove a checkmark from [Removable Media (Floppy, CD-ROM…)] and place a checkmark for [Specify a location]. If you are using Windows 98, remove a checkmark from [Floppy disk drives] and [CD-ROM drive], and place a checkmark for [Specify a location].
  • Page 94 Make sure that the correct folder is displayed in [Specify a location], and then click [Next]. Click [Next]. Installation of the USB class driver will start. Click [Finish]. Installing the CAPT Software 3-11...
  • Page 95 The printer driver will be detected automatically. Please wait until it is completed. The [Add New Hardware Wizard] dialog box will appear. If you are using Windows 98, click [Next]. Select [Specify the location of the driver (Advanced)], then click [Next]. If you are using Windows 98, select [Search for the best driver for your device.
  • Page 96 If the supplied "User Software for LBP3200" CD-ROM is not in the CD-ROM drive, put it into the CD-ROM drive. Select [Search for the best driver for your device. (Recommended).], remove a checkmark from [Removable Media (Floppy, CD-ROM…)] and place a checkmark for [Specify a location].
  • Page 97 Make sure that the correct folder is displayed in [Specify a location], and then click [Next]. Click [Next]. Enter a new name in [Printer name] if you want to change the printer name. If another printer driver has been already installed in the computer, the message <Do you want your Windows-based programs to use this printer as the default printer?>...
  • Page 98 Click [Finish]. Copying files will be started. When the dialog box for completing installation appears, click [OK]. The [Add New Hardware Wizard] dialog box will appear. Click [Finish]. The installation of the USB class driver and the printer driver is completed. Installing the CAPT Software 3-15...
  • Page 99: For Windows 2000

    NOTE Full Control Permission is required for the installation of the printer driver. Put the supplied "User Software for LBP3200" CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive. If the CD-ROM is already set in the drive, take it out and put it into again.
  • Page 100 Click [Install a Printer Driver]. The dialog box for confirming the language will appear. Confirm the language and click [OK]. The preparation for installation will start. When the screen shown below appears, turn ON the printer. In order to turn ON the printer, press " " of the power switch. The installation of the printer driver and the USB class driver will start automatically.
  • Page 101: Installing With Plug And Play

    When the screen shown below appears, click [OK]. The installation of the USB class driver and the printer driver is completed. Installing with Plug and Play IMPORTANT Before installing the CAPT software with Plug and Play, make sure that the printer is properly connected to your computer and that the printer is turned ON.
  • Page 102 Select [Search for a suitable driver for my device (recommended)], then click [Next]. NOTE [Unknown] may be displayed as the name of the device. Remove a checkmark from [Floppy disk drives] and [CD-ROM drives], place a checkmark for [Specify a location], and then click [Next].
  • Page 103 Put the "User Software for LBP3200" CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive, then click [Browse]. If your CD-ROM drive is drive [D:], select [D:\English\Win2K_XP]. Select [CAP4STK.INF], then click [Open]. Make sure that the selected folder is displayed in [Copy manufacturer's files from], then click [OK].
  • Page 104 Click [Next]. Copying files will be started. NOTE Click [Yes] if the [Digital Signature Not Found] dialog box is displayed. When the screen shown below appears, click [OK]. The [Found New Hardware Wizard] dialog box will appear. Click [Finish]. The installation of the USB class driver and the printer driver is completed. Installing the CAPT Software 3-21...
  • Page 105: For Windows Xp

    NOTE Full Control Permission is required for the installation of the printer driver. Put the supplied "User Software for LBP3200" CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive. If the CD-ROM is already set in the drive, take it out and put it into again.
  • Page 106 Click [Install a Printer Driver]. The dialog box for confirming the language will appear. Confirm the language and click [OK]. The preparation for installation will start. When the screen shown below appears, turn ON the printer. In order to turn ON the printer, press " " of the power switch. Installation of the printer driver and the USB class driver will start automatically.
  • Page 107: Installing With Plug And Play

    For details, refer to the file "note_ex.pdf" that is included in the [English] folder on the supplied "User Software for LBP3200" CD-ROM. The installation of the USB class driver and the printer driver is completed.
  • Page 108 Select [Install from a list or specific location (Advanced)], put the supplied "User Software for LBP3200" CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive, then click [Next]. Select the search method and folder to browse. ❑ Select [Search for the best driver in these locations].
  • Page 109 Make sure that the selected folder is displayed in [Include this location in the search], then click [Next]. The installation process will be displayed. NOTE Click [Continue Anyway] if the [Hardware Installation] dialog box is displayed. When the screen shown below appears, click [OK]. The [Found New Hardware Wizard] dialog box will appear.
  • Page 110 For details, refer to the file "note_ex.pdf" that is included in the [English] folder on the supplied "User Software for LBP3200" CD-ROM. The installation of the USB class driver and the printer driver is completed.
  • Page 111: After Completing Installation (canon Lbp3200 Group)

    • The [Canon LBP3200] printer icon will be displayed in the [Printers] folder. • The shortcut of the [Canon LBP3200] folder will be displayed on the desktop. • The [Canon LBP3200] group will be added into [Programs] under the [Start] menu.
  • Page 112 If you double-click the [Canon LBP3200] folder on the desktop, the icon for each of [Canon LBP3200] group will be displayed. • Canon LBP3200 Uninstallation Used if you want to uninstall the CAPT software from your computer. To start up, double-click the icon. (See p. 3-49.) •...
  • Page 113 ■ For Windows XP • The [Canon LBP3200] printer icon will be displayed in the [Printers and Faxes] folder. • The shortcut of the [Canon LBP3200] folder will be displayed on the desktop. • The [Canon LBP3200] group will be added into [All Programs] under the [Start] menu.
  • Page 114 If you double-click the [Canon LBP3200] folder on the desktop, the icon for each of [Canon LBP3200] group will be displayed. • Canon LBP3200 Uninstallation Used if you want to uninstall the CAPT software from your computer. To start up, double-click the icon. (See p. 3-49.) •...
  • Page 115: Printing A Test Page

    Printing a Test Page Before using the printer for the first time, be sure to print a test page using the following procedure. NOTE The screen shots used in this section are from Windows 2000. Display the [Printers] or [Printers and Faxes] folder. For Windows 98/Me/2000: Click the [Start] menu ➞...
  • Page 116 Select the [Canon LBP3200] icon, then select [Properties] from the [File] menu. The [Properties] dialog box for this printer will appear. Click [Print Test Page] from the [General] sheet. Printing a test page will be started. Printing a Test Page...
  • Page 117 If the test page is printed properly, click [OK]. If you are using Windows 98/Me, click [Yes]. NOTE If the test page is not printed properly, uninstall the CAPT software (see "Installation Problems," on p. 6-22), restart the computer, then start the installation procedure again.
  • Page 118: Using The Printer On A Network

    If you share this printer in a network, make the settings below. In this manual, the computer that is directly connected to this printer is called the "print server", and the computers that can use this printer over the network are called "clients". Network Environments Print Server of LBP3200 Windows 98/Me Local Installation For Printing...
  • Page 119: Setting The Print Server

    For details, refer to the file "note_ex.pdf" that is included in the [English] folder on the supplied "User Software for LBP3200" CD-ROM. NOTE Using this printer in your network requires that both the print server and the clients should be using Windows 98/Me or Windows 2000/XP.
  • Page 120 Display the [Configuration] sheet, then click [Add]. The [Select Network Component Type] dialog box will appear. Click the [Service] icon, and then click [Add]. Select [File and printer sharing for Microsoft Networks], then click [OK]. The [Select Network Component Type] dialog box will appear first, then the display will return to the [Network] dialog box.
  • Page 121 Click [File and Print Sharing]. Make sure that [I want to be able to allow others to print to my printer(s).] is selected, then click [OK]. Display the [Access Control] sheet and select either [Share-level access control] or [User-level access control]. 3-38 Using the Printer on a Network...
  • Page 122 ■ Printer Sharing Settings Select the [Start] menu ➞ [Settings] ➞ [Printers]. The [Printers] folder will appear. Right-click [Canon LBP3200] icon, then select [Sharing] from the pop-up menu. The [Properties] dialog box for this printer will appear. Using the Printer on a Network...
  • Page 123: For Windows 2000/xp

    Select [Shared As]. Change [Share Name] if you want to, then enter [Comment] and [Password] as needed. NOTE • If you have selected [User-level access control] in Step 7 of "Network Settings" (see p. 3-38), click [Add] and select users that can use the printer. •...
  • Page 124 Right-click the [Local Area Connection] icon, then select [Properties] from the pop-up menu. The [Local Area Connection Properties] dialog box will appear. Make sure that [File and Printers Sharing for Microsoft Networks] is selected, then click [OK]. Using the Printer on a Network 3-41...
  • Page 125: Printer Sharing Settings

    [Control Panel] ➞ [Printers and Other Hardware] ➞ [Printers and Faxes]. The [Printers] or [Printers and Faxes] folder will appear. Right-click the [Canon LBP3200] icon, then select [Sharing] from the pop-up menu. The [Properties] dialog box for this printer will appear.
  • Page 126 Select [Shared as] (for Windows XP, [Share this printer]). Change the share name if you want to. NOTE • You can also specify the sharing settings during the local installation. • Do not enter blank or special characters in [Shared as]. Click [Additional Drivers].
  • Page 127 For Windows 2000, select [Windows 95 or 98], for Windows XP, select [Windows 95, 98 and Me], then click [OK]. Put the supplied "User Software for LBP3200" CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive. If the [Insert Disk] dialog box appears, click [OK].
  • Page 128: Installation On The Clients

    Installation on the Clients This section describes the download installation as a way of installing the printer driver into clients. NOTE • For the clients, both Windows 98/Me and Windows 2000/XP can be used. • If the print server is Windows 98/Me, the download installation into Windows 2000/XP cannot be performed.
  • Page 129 Select [Network printer] and click [Next]. For Windows 2000/XP, click [Next]. For Windows 98/Me, click [Browse]. Select the directory of the print server, then click [Next]. For Windows 98/Me, proceed to Step 7. 3-46 Using the Printer on a Network...
  • Page 130: Installing From [windows Explorer]

    Select whether or not to use this printer as the default printer, then click [Next]. Click [Finish]. NOTE Click [Yes] if the [Digital Signature Not Found] dialog box is displayed. Installing from [Windows Explorer] For Windows Me/2000/XP: Click the [Start] menu ➞ [Programs] ([All Programs] for Windows XP) ➞...
  • Page 131 Select the print server from [My Network Places] (from [Network Computer] for Windows 98), then double-click the [Canon LBP3200] icon. Or drag and drop the [Canon LBP3200] icon into the [Printers] folder. The [Printers] dialog box will appear. Follow the instructions on the screen.
  • Page 132: Uninstalling The Capt Software

    The [Canon LBP3200 Uninstallation] dialog box will appear. The [Canon LBP3200 Uninstallation] dialog box also appears by selecting the [Start] menu ➞ [Programs] ([All Programs] for Windows XP) ➞ [Canon LBP3200] and clicking [Canon LBP3200 Uninstallation]. Uninstalling the CAPT Software...
  • Page 133 Click [OK]. The uninstallation starts, and the dialog box for asking you for the restart of the computer appears. Click [OK]. Windows will restart. NOTE • If the CAPT software cannot be uninstalled, see "When Uninstallation Fails," on p. 6-23. 3-50 Uninstalling the CAPT Software...
  • Page 134: Printing A Document

    Printing a Document CHAPTER This chapter describes the procedure printing documents and the functions of this printer. Printing from an Application ..........4-2 Canceling a Print Job .
  • Page 135: Printing From An Application

    Printing from an Application After installing the software, now you can perform a print job. The following instruction describes the procedure for printing from an application, taking Acrobat Reader included in the accompanying CD-ROM as an example. Set paper in the cassette or manual feed slot. NOTE For instructions on printing on plain paper, heavy paper, labels, and transparencies, see "Printing on Plain Paper / Heavy Paper / Label / Transparency,"...
  • Page 136 Specify the paper size of a document and printing orientation, then click [OK]. Select [Print] from the [File] menu. The printer driver will start up, and the [Print] dialog box will appear. Printing from an Application...
  • Page 137 Select [Canon LBP3200] from [Name], then specify printing preferences. If you specify more detailed printing preferences, click [Properties]. The [Properties] dialog box for this printer will appear. NOTE The printer name displayed in this dialog box can be changed in the [Printers] •...
  • Page 138 Specify the printing preferences in the [Page Setup], [Finishing], and [Quality] sheets, then click [OK]. The [Print] dialog box will re-appear. NOTE It is recommended that you should confirm the contents in the [Page Setup] sheet for each print job. Click [OK].
  • Page 139: Canceling A Print Job

    Canceling a Print Job You can cancel, pause, or resume a print job in the Printer Status Window. Start printing. The Printer Status Window will appear. NOTE The Printer Status Window may not appear depending on the settings for [Display Printer Status Window] in the [Preferences] menu.
  • Page 140: Specifying The Printing Preferences

    Specifying the Printing Preferences The CAPT software for LBP3200 allows you to specify various printing preferences. To specify the printing preferences, first display the [Printer Properties] dialog box or the [Document Properties] dialog box. Follow the procedure below suitable for your operating system to display the properties dialog boxes.
  • Page 141 Confirm the printer name, and then click [Properties]. The [Document Properties] dialog box will appear. Specifying the Printing Preferences...
  • Page 142: Displaying The [printer Properties] Dialog Box From The [printers] Folder

    Displaying the [Printer Properties] Dialog Box from the [Printers] Folder From the [Start] menu, select [Settings] ➞ [Printers]. The [Printers] folder will appear. Select the [Canon LBP3200] icon, then select [Properties] from the [File] menu. Specifying the Printing Preferences...
  • Page 143: For Windows 2000/xp

    The [Printer Properties] dialog box will appear. NOTE The [Printer Properties] dialog box can also be opened by right-clicking the [Canon LBP3200] icon and selecting [Properties] from the pop-up menu. For Windows 2000/XP If you display the [Document Properties] dialog box from your application, you can specify the settings for a particular print job.
  • Page 144: Displaying The [document Properties] Dialog Box From The Application

    Displaying the [Document Properties] Dialog Box from the Application This section describes the procedure, taking Acrobat Reader included in the accompanying CD-ROM as an example. Select [Print] from the [File] menu in the application. Confirm the printer name, and then click [Properties]. Specifying the Printing Preferences 4-11...
  • Page 145: Displaying The [document Properties] Dialog Box From The [printers] Folder

    The [Document Properties] dialog box will appear. NOTE The [Document Properties] dialog box can also be opened by right-clicking the [Canon LBP3200] icon and selecting [Printing Preferences] from the pop-up menu. Displaying the [Document Properties] Dialog Box from the [Printers] Folder From the [Start] menu, select [Settings] ➞...
  • Page 146 Preferences] from the [File] menu. The [Document Properties] dialog box will appear. NOTE The [Document Properties] dialog box can also be opened by right-clicking the [Canon LBP3200] icon and selecting [Printing Preferences] from the pop-up menu. Specifying the Printing Preferences 4-13...
  • Page 147: Displaying The [printer Properties] Dialog Box From The [printers] Folder

    For Windows XP Home Edition: Click the [Start] menu ➞ [Control Panel] ➞ [Printers and Other Hardware] ➞ [Printers and Faxes]. The [Printers] folder will appear. Select the [Canon LBP3200] icon, then select [Properties] from the [File] menu. 4-14 Specifying the Printing Preferences...
  • Page 148 The [Printer Properties] dialog box will appear. NOTE The [Printer Properties] dialog box can also be opened by right-clicking the [Canon LBP3200] icon and selecting [Properties] from the pop-up menu. Specifying the Printing Preferences 4-15...
  • Page 149: Using The Printing Functions

    Using the Printing Functions For Windows 98/Me The [Printer Properties] dialog box and the [Document Properties] dialog box contain the following sheets that allow you to specify the various printing functions. You can switch among sheets by clicking the tabs. This section describes the types of printing preferences that can be specified in each sheet.
  • Page 150: [page Setup] Sheet

    [Page Setup] Sheet The [Page Setup] sheet allows you to specify the following printing preferences. ■ Page Size Display the [Page Size] pull-down menu, then select a desired page size. The page sizes that can be selected are as follows: A3 (297.0 mm x 420.0 mm, 11.69 inch x 16.54 inch) •...
  • Page 151: Output Size

    ■ Output Size Display the [Output Size] pull-down menu, then select a desired paper size. The paper sizes that can be selected are as follows: Match Page Size • A4 (210.0 mm x 297.0 mm, 8.27 inch x 11.69 inch) •...
  • Page 152 The dialog box shown below will appear by clicking [Custom Paper Size]. This dialog box allows you to specify the height and width of custom paper, which is different from the standard paper. Up to 3 custom paper sizes can be specified in the LBP3200. Using the Printing Functions 4-19...
  • Page 153: [finishing] Sheet

    [Finishing] Sheet The [Finishing] sheet allows you to specify the following printing preferences. ■ Collate When printing multiple pages of the document in multiple copies, select whether or not to make collated sets of copies. When a checkmark is not placed for [Collate], the specified print copies are made for each page.
  • Page 154: [quality] Sheet

    [Quality] Sheet The [Quality] sheet allows you to specify the following printing preferences. ■ Resolution Allows you to specify the fineness of images. Select [600 dpi] or [300 dpi]. ■ Halftones Allows you to select the halftone processing for printing color or gray-scale images. [Pattern 1] Suitable for printing general documents.
  • Page 155: [general] Sheet

    To change the density settings, drag the slider for [Toner Density] rightward and leftward. • If you place a checkmark for [Use Toner Save], you can save toner. • If you place a checkmark for [Image Refinement], the printer will smooth jagged •...
  • Page 156: [sharing] Sheet

    [Sharing] Sheet Allows you to specify whether or not to share the printer. NOTE When [File and printer sharing for Microsoft Networks] is not added to the network settings, the [Sharing] sheet is not displayed. (See p. 3-36.) For Windows 2000/XP The [Printer Properties] dialog box and the [Document Properties] dialog box contain the following sheets that allow you to specify the various printing functions.
  • Page 157: [page Setup] Sheet

    NOTE For more details on the operations, see the Online Help. The Online Help can be displayed using the following procedure. Click within the Online Help to close the displayed Online Help. - Press the [Tab] key on your keyboard to select an item that you want to display, then press the [F1] key.
  • Page 158 Size 1 (Custom paper, name changeable) (See p. 4-36.) • Size 2 (Custom paper, name changeable) (See p. 4-36.) • Size 3 (Custom paper, name changeable) (See p. 4-36.) • ■ Output Size Display the [Output Size] pull-down menu, then select a desired paper size. The paper sizes that can be selected are as follows: Match Page Size •...
  • Page 159 ■ Page Layout (See p. 4-32.) Multiple pages can be printed on one sheet of paper. The number of pages that can be selected is 1, 2, 4, 8, or 9 (Pages per Sheet). If you select 2, 4, 8, or 9 (Pages per Sheet), the [Page Order] pull-down menu will appear, allowing you to specify the page order.
  • Page 160: [finishing] Sheet

    [Finishing] Sheet The [Finishing] sheet allows you to specify the following printing preferences. ■ Collate When printing multiple pages of the document in multiple copies, select whether or not to make collated sets of copies. When a checkmark is not placed for [Collate], the specified print copies are made for each page.
  • Page 161: [quality] Sheet

    [EMF Spooling] allows you to specify the spool file format. If a checkmark is placed, the • file is spooled in metafile format. If it is not, the file is spooled in RAW format. If you have the printer set up as a network printer, the file is always spooled in RAW format.
  • Page 162: [general] Sheet

    ■ Details The dialog box shown below will appear by clicking [Details]. To change the density settings, drag the slider for [Toner Density] rightward and leftward. • If you place a checkmark for [Use Toner Save], you can save toner. •...
  • Page 163: [sharing] Sheet

    [Sharing] Sheet Allows you to specify whether or not to share the printer. NOTE The [Sharing] sheet does not appear when the appropriate network settings is not configured. (See p. 3-40.) [Ports] Sheet Allows you to add, delete, and configure a printer port. 4-30 Using the Printing Functions...
  • Page 164: [advanced] Sheet

    [Advanced] Sheet Allows you to specify the detailed settings, such as the time when the printer is available and the spooling settings. [Security] Sheet Allows you to confirm the access permissions for each logged-on user. Using the Printing Functions 4-31...
  • Page 165: [paper Selection] Sheet

    [Paper Selection] Sheet Allows you to select custom paper. Printing Multiple Pages on One Sheet Multiple pages can be printed on one sheet of paper. Display the [Page Setup] sheet. From [Page Layout], select the page numbers to be printed on one sheet.
  • Page 166: Scaling Print Output

    When 2, 4, 8, or 9 (Pages per Sheet) is selected for [Page Layout], [Page Order] appears. Select the desired page order. NOTE If you select 2, 4, 8, or 9 (Pages per Sheet), [Match Page Size] is set for [Output •...
  • Page 167: Scaling A Document Automatically

    Scaling a Document Automatically Display the [Page Setup] sheet. Specify the document size in [Page Size]. Specify the paper size in [Output Size]. Confirm the settings, then click [OK]. The scale factor will be set automatically depending on the sizes specified in [Page Size] and [Output Size].
  • Page 168: Scaling A Document Manually

    Scaling a Document Manually Display the [Page Setup] sheet. Specify the document size in [Page Size]. Specify the paper size in [Output Size]. Place a checkmark for [Manual Scaling], then specify the value in the spin box. Confirm the settings, then click [OK]. Using the Printing Functions 4-35...
  • Page 169: Specifying A Custom Paper Size

    Specifying a Custom Paper Size Follow the procedure below to specify a desired paper size. ■ For Windows 98/Me Display the [Page Setup] sheet. Click [Custom Paper Size]. The [Custom Paper Size Settings] dialog box will appear. Specify the following items as needed. [Custom Paper List]: Displays the names of custom paper that are currently registered.
  • Page 170 [Unit]: Specify the units (Millimeter or Inch) to be used when setting the custom paper size. [Paper Size]: Specify the height and width of the custom paper size (Height Width). Specify the custom paper size using portrait orientation (Height Width) within valid setting values. The valid setting values are from 76.2 to 215.9 mm in width, and from 127.0 to 355.6 mm in height.
  • Page 171 After confirming the settings, click [Save Form], and then click [Close]. Select the [Canon LBP3200] icon, then select [Properties] from the [File] menu. The [Printer Properties] dialog box will appear. Display the [Paper Selection] sheet, then select custom paper to be changed from [Selected Paper].
  • Page 172 Click the [Change Paper] button. From [Available Paper], select custom paper to be used, then click [OK]. Using the Printing Functions 4-39...
  • Page 173 Confirm the settings, then click [OK]. 4-40 Using the Printing Functions...
  • Page 174: Specifying The Print Quality

    Specifying the Print Quality The [Quality] sheet allows you to specify the following printing preferences. Display the [Quality] sheet. Specify [Resolution]. Select [600 dpi] or [300 dpi]. Specify [Halftones]. [Pattern 1] Suitable for a typical document. [Pattern 2] Prints photographs vividly. Suitable for images in which persons are emphasized or contrast is high.
  • Page 175: Specifying The Toner Density

    Specifying the Toner Density Display the [Quality] sheet. Click [Details]. The [Detailed Settings] dialog box will appear. To change the density settings, drag the slider for [Toner Density] rightward and leftward. If you place a checkmark for [Use Toner Save], you can save toner. IMPORTANT Using the Toner Save mode may decrease print density making printed text look patchy.
  • Page 176: Specifying The Image Refinement

    Specifying the Image Refinement The printer detects and smoothes jagged characters or graphics automatically. Display the [Quality] sheet. Click [Details]. The [Detailed Settings] dialog box will appear. Place a checkmark for [Image Refinement]. Confirm the settings, then click [OK]. Using the Printing Functions 4-43...
  • Page 177: Viewing The Printer Settings / Restoring The Default Settings

    Viewing the Printer Settings / Restoring the Default Settings You can view all the printing preferences that are specified in the [Page Setup], [Finishing], and [Quality] sheets or restore those default settings at one time. First make sure that any one of the [Page Setup], [Finishing], or [Quality] sheet is displayed, then follow the procedure below.
  • Page 178: Restoring The Default Settings

    Restoring the Default Settings To restore the default settings, click [Restore Defaults]. You can restore the default settings only in the same sheet or dialog box as [Restore Defaults] displayed. The default settings in the [Page Setup], [Finishing], and [Quality] sheets cannot be restored all at once.
  • Page 179: Printer Status Window

    Printer Status Window The Printer Status Window shows the printer status of the LBP3200 (such as the operation status and print job information) with messages, animations, sounds, and icons. NOTE To activate a sound, your computer must have a PCM synthesizer, and have the driver for PCM synthesizer installed.
  • Page 180: Displaying The Printer Status Window

    To display the Printer Status Window, click the Printer Status Window icon on the Windows taskbar, then click [Canon LBP3200] from the pop-up menu. When multiple units of LBP3200 are installed, the menu for each of those units is displayed.
  • Page 181: Closing The Printer Status Window

    Closing the Printer Status Window Right-click the Printer Status Window icon on the Windows taskbar, then select [Exits all printers' Printer Status Windows]. Then, the icon will also disappear. Setting Preferences The Preferences menu allows you to display the Printer Status Window automatically, specify the sound settings and make the Printer Status Window to monitor the printer status.
  • Page 182 Select [Preferences] from the [Options] menu. The [Preferences] dialog box will appear. Confirm each of the settings, then click [OK]. NOTE For detailed information on operations for the Printer Status Window, see the Online Help. Printer Status Window 4-49...
  • Page 183: Network Printer Status

    Network Printer Status The status of a network printer can be displayed on the client's Printer Status Window as well as on the print server's. If the print server is not running when the Printer Status Window starts up, the status will be displayed automatically when the print server starts up.
  • Page 184: Routine Maintenance

    Routine Maintenance CHAPTER This chapter describes printer maintenance, such as how to replace the toner cartridge or how to clean the printer. Replacing the Toner Cartridge ..........5-2 Before Replacing the Toner Cartridge .
  • Page 185: Replacing The Toner Cartridge

    Replacing the Toner Cartridge This section describes how to replace or handle the toner cartridge and the precautions for storage. IMPORTANT The product code of the toner cartridge is indicated on the location shown in the figure. Purchase a toner cartridge of the same product code when you need it. NOTE With the toner cartridge for this printer, up to approx.
  • Page 186 IMPORTANT Do not touch the high-voltage contacts in the front cover, as this may result in damage to • the printer. High-voltage contacts Open the front cover. When opening the front cover, put your hands into the opening on both sides of the printer, then slowly and strongly pull it out.
  • Page 187 Take the toner cartridge out of the printer. IMPORTANT Print quality may deteriorate if you touch or damage the drum inside the toner • cartridge. Be careful not to touch the drum or open the drum protective shutter. Be careful not to hold or touch the portions that are not described in this procedure. This may result in damage to the printer.
  • Page 188: While Aligning The Projection On Each Side Of The Toner

    Hold the toner cartridge as shown in the figure, and gently shake it 5 or 6 times to evenly distribute the toner inside. Be careful not to spill the toner. IMPORTANT If toner is not distributed evenly, this may result in a deterioration in print quality. Be •...
  • Page 189: Replacing The Toner Cartridge

    Close the front cover. IMPORTANT If you cannot close the front cover, confirm that the toner cartridge is set properly. If • you close the front cover forcefully, this may cause damage to the printer. Do not leave the front cover open for a long time after setting the toner cartridge. •...
  • Page 190: Open The Front Cover

    IMPORTANT Use only the toner cartridge exclusive to this printer. • Do not touch the high-voltage contacts in the front cover, as this may result in damage to • the printer. High-voltage contacts Open the front cover. When opening the front cover, put your hands into the opening on both sides of the printer, then slowly and strongly pull it out.
  • Page 191 Take the toner cartridge out of the printer. Take a new toner cartridge out of the protective bag. Use scissors to open the protective bag so as not to damage the toner cartridge. IMPORTANT Keep the protective bag for the toner cartridge. It may be required when taking out •...
  • Page 192 Do not expose the toner cartridge to direct sunlight or strong light. • Hold the toner cartridge as shown in the figure, and gently shake it 5 or 6 times to evenly distribute the toner inside. IMPORTANT If toner is not distributed evenly, this may result in a deterioration in print quality. Be •...
  • Page 193 CAUTION If the sealing tape is pulled out forcefully or stopped at midpoint, toner may spill out. If toner gets into your eyes or mouth, immediately wash it away with water and consult a physician. IMPORTANT Do not pull the sealing tape diagonally, upwards, or downwards. If the tape is •...
  • Page 194 While aligning the projection on each side of the toner cartridge with the toner cartridge guide, push the toner cartridge completely. Close the front cover. Replacing the Toner Cartridge 5-11...
  • Page 195: Cleaning

    After replacing the toner cartridge, be sure to perform cleaning. Set blank sheet of paper (A4 or Letter size) in the manual feed slot or cassette. Click the icon on the taskbar and select [Canon LBP3200]. The Printer Status Window will appear. Click [Options] ➞ [Cleaning].
  • Page 196: Precautions For Handling The Toner Cartridge

    The message <Cleaning> appears on the Printer Status Window. When paper is output and the message disappears, cleaning is completed. IMPORTANT You cannot perform cleaning during print or print paused. • You cannot cancel cleaning once cleaning starts. • NOTE It takes approximately 3 minutes to perform cleaning.
  • Page 197 Be sure to use a new toner cartridge within the expiration date indicated on the package. • Using a genuine Canon toner cartridge is recommended. • Keep the toner cartridge away from the products that generate magnetic waves, such as •...
  • Page 198: Storing The Toner Cartridge

    Storing the Toner Cartridge Be careful of the following points for storing a new toner cartridge or handling the toner cartridge that are taken out of the printer for maintenance or transportation. IMPORTANT Do not take a new toner cartridge out of the protective bag until it is ready to be used. •...
  • Page 199: Cleaning The Printer

    Cleaning the Printer While you use the printer for a long period of time, when you find dust or dirt on the outer surfaces, clean the printer. When cleaning the printer, be careful of the following points in order to prevent an electrical shock or printer malfunctions. WARNING When cleaning the printer, first turn OFF the power switch, disconnect the USB •...
  • Page 200 Firmly wring a soft cloth dampened with water or a mild detergent diluted with water, and wipe off the dirt. If you use a mild detergent for cleaning, be sure to wipe away the detergent with a soft cloth dampened with water. After wiping off dirt, wipe the printer with a dry cloth.
  • Page 201: Moving The Printer

    Moving the Printer When changing the location of the printer or moving the printer for maintenance, be sure to follow the procedure below. WARNING To avoid damage to the power cord and creating a fire hazard, always turn OFF the power switch, and disconnect the USB cable when moving the printer. Otherwise, the power cord or USB cable may be damaged, resulting in a fire or electrical shock.
  • Page 202: Moving The Printer

    Moving the Printer Follow the procedure below to transport the printer. Press " " of the power switch to turn OFF the printer a a a a disconnect the USB cable , then unplug the power plug from b b b b the AC power outlet c c c c Remove the power cord.
  • Page 203 Pull out the cassette. Remove the cassette protective cover at the back of the printer. Hold the printer on both side as shown in the figure when carrying it. Set the printer down carefully at the installation site. CAUTION Set the printer down slowly and carefully. Be careful not to hurt your hands. 5-20 Moving the Printer...
  • Page 204 Install the cassette protective cover to the back of the printer. Set the cassette in the printer. Push the cassette into the printer firmly until the front surface of the cassette is flush with that of the printer. Plug the power cord. Plug the power plug into the AC power outlet.
  • Page 205: Handling The Printer

    Handling the Printer This printer consists of various electronic and precise optical parts. Read the following section so that you can handle the printer properly. IMPORTANT The methods for handling the printer are also described in "Important Safety Instructions," on p. xv. Precautions for Handling the Printer Observe the precautions below so that high-quality printing can be maintained constantly.
  • Page 206: Precaution For Storing The Printer

    If you want to attach a cover to the printer, turn OFF the power switch and allow the • printer to cool down sufficiently before attaching a cover. If you do not plan to use the printer for a long period of time, unplug the power cord from •...
  • Page 207 5-24 Handling the Printer...
  • Page 208: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting CHAPTER This chapter describes the remedies for problems such as a paper jam or deterioration in print quality. When You Have Trouble Printing..........6-2 Paper Jams.
  • Page 209: When You Have Trouble Printing

    When You Have Trouble Printing If any problem occurs while you operate the printer, follow the flow chart shown below to check the problem. The power cord is unplugged. Printing is The power switch is turned OFF. (See "Turning the Printer ON/OFF," impossible.
  • Page 210: Paper Jams

    Paper Jams The messages shown below will appear in the Printer Status Window when a paper jam occurs during print. WARNING There are some areas inside the printer which are subject to high-voltages. When removing jammed paper or when inspecting the inside of the printer, do not allow necklaces, bracelets, or other metal objects to touch the inside of the printer, as this may result in burns or electrical shock.
  • Page 211 The fixing unit and its surroundings inside the printer may become hot during • use. When removing jammed paper or when inspecting the inside of the printer, do not touch the fixing unit and its surroundings, as doing so may result in burns or electrical shock.
  • Page 212 Do not touch the transfer roller, as this may result in a deterioration in print quality. • Transfer roller The face-down delivery area and face-up delivery slot become extremely hot while • printing or immediately after printing. When removing paper or paper jam, be careful not to touch the face-down delivery area, face-up delivery slot, and their surroundings.
  • Page 213 Take the toner cartridge out of the printer. If you find jammed paper in this step, proceed to the next step without removing it. IMPORTANT Print quality may deteriorate if you touch or damage the drum inside the toner • cartridge.
  • Page 214 Place the toner cartridge into the protective bag. Open the delivery selection cover. Tilt the two pressure release levers of the fixing unit toward you to release the pressure from the fixing unit. If you find jammed paper in this step, proceed to the next step without removing it. Paper Jams...
  • Page 215 Slowly pull out the paper jammed in the printer in the direction of the arrows. IMPORTANT If you cannot remove jammed paper easily, proceed to the next step. Do not try to remove it forcefully. Slowly pull out the paper jammed in the face-up delivery slot in the direction of the arrow.
  • Page 216 Slowly pull out the paper jammed in the face-down delivery area in the direction of the arrow. Close the front cover. Pull out the cassette. When pulling out the cassette, be sure to pull it out slowly and completely. Paper Jams...
  • Page 217 Slowly pull jammed paper in the direction of the arrow. ● When feeding paper from the cassette ❑ While putting your hand on paper as shown in the figure, slowly pull jammed paper in the direction of the arrow. IMPORTANT When removing jammed paper, be sure to put your hand on paper.
  • Page 218 Return the pressure release levers of the fixing unit to the original positions. Close the delivery selection cover. Open the front cover. When opening the front cover, put your hands into the opening on both sides of the printer, then slowly and strongly pull it out. Paper Jams 6-11...
  • Page 219 Take the toner cartridge out of the protective bag. While aligning the projection on each side of the toner cartridge with the toner cartridge guide, push the toner cartridge completely. 6-12 Paper Jams...
  • Page 220 Close the front cover. If paper that you set into the manual feed slot is jammed, set paper into the manual feed slot and perform printing operation again in this step. IMPORTANT If you cannot close the front cover, confirm that the toner cartridge is set properly. If •...
  • Page 221: Service Error Display

    Service Error Display If the printer has a problem and does not work properly, the service error messages shown below appear on the Printer Status Window. Service Error Cause Remedy Follow the instructions in (see "When a Fixing Unit Error A problem occurs in the Appears,"...
  • Page 222: When A Fixing Unit Error Appears

    When a Fixing Unit Error Appears If a fixing unit error appears, follow the instructions below to contact the store where you purchased this printer or your service representative. Press " " of the power switch to turn OFF the printer a a a a disconnect the USB cable , then unplug the power plug from...
  • Page 223: When A Scanner Error Or Service Error Appears

    When a Scanner Error or Service Error Appears When a scanner error or service error appears, follow the instructions below to turn OFF the printer, then turn it ON again. The message may disappear. Turn OFF the printer, wait for 10 seconds or longer, then turn ON the printer again.
  • Page 224: Print Quality Problems

    Print Quality Problems When a problem occurs while using this printer, take the following measures depending on the symptoms. IMPORTANT If a message appears in the Printer Status Window, take remedies according to the • message. For details on paper jams, see "Paper Jams," on p. 6-3. •...
  • Page 225 Cause 2 The printer is exposed to direct sunlight or strong light. Remedy Perform the same remedy as for Cause 1. If this does not solve the problem, move the printer to a place where it will not be exposed to direct sunlight or strong light.
  • Page 226 The next page is printed from half way through the previous page. Cause [Line Spacing] or [Lines/Page] in the application is not specified properly. Remedy Specify [Line Spacing] and [Lines/Page] in the application so that data fits in one page, and print again. (See Instruction manual supplied with your application.) Paper comes out wrinkled.
  • Page 227 White dust is attached to the printed transparencies. Cause The transparencies were printed just after other type of paper was printed continuously. Remedy If you make continuous print on other type of paper before printing on transparencies, the transparencies may come out with chipped paper attached. In this case, wipe and remove the chipped paper with a soft cloth.
  • Page 228: When Nothing Is Printed

    When Nothing is Printed Check the following items if nothing is printed when performing a print job from the application. Check if an error message is displayed in the Printer Status Window. Print a test page. ● For Windows 98/Me ❑...
  • Page 229: Installation Problems

    Installation Problems If "USB Class Driver" and "LBP3200 Printer Driver" cannot be installed properly, follow the procedure below to check problems. Select the USB port and install The [Canon LBP3200] the CAPT software. (For Windows 98/Me) [Canon LBP3200] is displayed in...
  • Page 230: When Uninstallation Fails

    When Uninstallation Fails If you cannot uninstall the CAPT software with Uninstaller that has been created at the installation, or if the [Canon LBP3200] folder is not displayed on the desktop, follow the procedure below to uninstall the CAPT software from [Add/Remove Programs] ([Add or Remove Programs] for Windows XP).
  • Page 231: Uninstalling The Usb Class Driver

    Click [OK]. The uninstallation starts, and the dialog box for asking you for the restart of the computer appears. Click [OK]. Windows will restart. Uninstalling the USB Class Driver Uninstalling the USB class driver is required when you cannot install the CAPT software properly after uninstalling it once or you cannot uninstall the CAPT software.
  • Page 232 Programs] dialog box for Windows XP), then click [ NOTE If [Canon LBP3200] is displayed in the [Add/Remove Programs] dialog box (the [Add or Remove Programs] dialog box for Windows XP), delete [Canon LBP3200] in the [Add/Remove Programs] dialog box (the [Add or Remove Programs] dialog box for Windows XP).
  • Page 233 Serial Bus controllers]. For Windows 2000/XP, display [USB Printing Support], then select [Uninstall] from the [Action] menu. For Windows 98, select [Canon LBP3200], for Windows Me, select [Canon CAPT USB Printer], and then click [Remove]. IMPORTANT • If the USB class driver is under [Other Devices], the installation is not performed properly.
  • Page 234: Installing By Selecting The Usb Port (windows 98/me Only)

    • If the USB class driver is not installed properly, [USB Printing Support] (for Windows 2000/XP), [Canon CAPT USB Printer] (for Windows Me), and [Canon LBP3200] (for Windows 98) are not displayed. When the [Confirm Device Removal] dialog box appears, click [OK].
  • Page 235 Click [Install a Printer Driver]. The dialog box for confirming the language will appear. Confirm the language and click [OK]. After the preparation for installation is completed, the CAPT (Canon Advanced Printing Technology) software installer will start up. The [Welcome] dialog box will appear.
  • Page 236 Confirm the contents of the software license agreement, then click [Yes]. Select [Select from List], then click [Next]. NOTE If the USB class driver is not installed properly, [Select from List] is greyed out, disabling you to select it. Installation Problems 6-29...
  • Page 237 From [Port List], select a USB port that can be used with this printer, then click [Next]. For Windows 98, select "USBPRNXX" (XX: numbers). For Windows Me, select "USBXXX" (XXX: numbers). Click [OK]. After installation is completed, click [Finish]. 6-30 Installation Problems...
  • Page 238: Problems During Network Installation

    Problems During Network Installation The name of the print server or shared printer is not listed in the [Shared printers] list box. Cause 1 The print server has not been started. Remedy Start up the print server. Cause 2 The printer is not specified as a shared printer. Remedy Specify the printer as a shared printer in the [Printer Properties] dialog box.
  • Page 239: Miscellaneous Problems

    A "File not found on CD-ROM" error occurs when starting the CD-ROM menu. Cause The program is being loaded from the hard disk. Remedy Delete the "CAP4MNU.EXE" file from the hard disk and start the CD-ROM menu from the accompanying "User Software for LBP3200" CD-ROM. 6-32 Miscellaneous Problems...
  • Page 240 Start the print server and clear the Windows Firewall block from communications with client computers. For details, refer to the file "note_ex.pdf" that is included in the [English] folder on the supplied "User Software for LBP3200" CD-ROM. Miscellaneous Problems 6-33...
  • Page 241 6-34 Miscellaneous Problems...
  • Page 242: Appendix

    Appendix CHAPTER This chapter describes the printer specifications and index. Specifications ............7-2 Hardware Specifications .
  • Page 243: Specifications

    Specifications Hardware Specifications Type Desk-top Page Printer Printing method Electrophoto Method (On-demand fixing) When printing A4 continuously: 18 pages/min. Print speed * Print speed may drop in stages depending on the paper Plain paper (64 to 90 g/m size, paper type, print copies, and the settings of the fixing mode.
  • Page 244: Software Specifications

    Printer unit ...approx. 6.1 kg (Excluding the toner cartridge) Cassette............approx. 0.8 kg Toner cartridge..........approx. 0.7 kg Software Specifications Item Specifications Printing software CAPT (Canon Advanced Printing Technology) Area excluding 5mm from the upper, lower, right and left Printable area of the paper sides. Specifications...
  • Page 245: Dimensions Of Each Part

    Dimensions of Each Part ■ Printer Cassette protective cover Cassette Face-down delivery tray 376.3* 125.3* (mm) (mm) If "LGL" is indicated in the cassette, this length is 436mm. If "LGL" is indicated in the cassette, this length is 185 mm. Dimensions of Each Part...
  • Page 246: Optional Accessories

    Network Adapter The optional network adapter can be connected to the LBP3200 printer with a USB cable. The network adapter and the computer are connected in peer to peer. Also, you can connect the printer to the computer via a print server.
  • Page 247 For details on the network adapter, see the instruction manual supplied with the network • adapter. For more details on the network adapter, contact your local authorized Canon dealer • where you purchased LBP3200. Optional Accessories...
  • Page 248: Netspot Device Installer

    (AXIS 1650). NOTE Depending on the CD-ROM supplied, NetSpot Device Installer may not be included. If NetSpot Device Installer is not included on the supplied CD-ROM, you can download it from the Canon website. NetSpot Device Installer...
  • Page 249: Index

    Brightness, 4-21, 4-28 [Finishing] Sheet, 4-20, 4-27 Fixing Unit, 6-4 Front Cover, 1-5 Canceling a Print Job, 4-6 Canon LBP3200 Group, 3-28 CAPT (Canon Advanced Printing Technology), [General] Sheet, 4-22, 4-29 Cassette, 1-5, 2-15, 2-28 Cassette Protective Cover, 1-6 Cleaning...
  • Page 250 Paper Delivery Area, 2-11 Paper Delivery Area Type, 2-11 Paper Feed Roller, 6-10 Label, 2-4, 2-6, 2-14 Paper Guide, 1-5, 2-16, 2-30, 2-33, 2-35, 2-41 Laser Beam, xviii Paper Jams, 6-3 Loading Paper [Paper Selection] Sheet, 4-32 Loading Custom Paper, 2-40 Paper Size Loading Envelope, 2-27 Abbreviation of Paper Size, 2-5...
  • Page 251 Printer Status Window, 4-46 Function, 4-47 Name, 4-46 Uninstallation, 3-49 Preferences, 4-48 Unusable Paper, 2-7 Printing Preferences, 4-7 Usable Paper, 2-2 Printing Test Page, 3-32 USB Cable, 1-14 USB Class Driver, 3-11, 3-17, 3-23, 6-22, 6-26 USB Connection, 1-13 USB Connector, 1-6, 1-14 [Quality] Sheet, 4-21, 4-28, 4-41 USB Port, 1-13 USB Printing Support, 6-26...
  • Page 252: Location Of The Serial Number

    Be sure not to peel it off. ■ Back of the printer F187900 XXXV 50/60Hz X.XA MADE IN CHINA No. XXXX000000 FC5-XXXX Serial Number ■ Packaging box (on the side) LBP3200 8822AXXX [AA] XXXX000000 Serial Number Location of the Serial Number 7-11...
  • Page 253 FA7-7426 (000) ©CANON INC. 2003 MADE IN JAPAN...

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