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Service Mode - Canon Pixma iP1600 Pixma iP1200 Service Manual

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4. SERVICE MODE

To conduct the following functions, a host computer (Windows 98 / ME / 2000 / XP), printer driver and
service tool (QY9-0068) for the iP2200, iP1600, and iP1200 are needed (though the stand-alone print
function is available).
If an error has occurred in the printer, the service tool cannot be used as it is. To use the service tool,
set the printer in the special mode, following the procedures below.
<Special mode setting procedures>
With the ink cartridges installed, while pressing and holding the Power button, connect the AC plug.
After the Power LED lights in green, with the Power button still pressed, press the Resume/Cancel
button 2 times, and release both the Power and Resume/Cancel buttons. (Each time the
Resume/Cancel button is pressed, the Alarm and Power LEDs light alternately, Alarm in orange
and Power in green, starting with Alarm LED.)
Function
Print head manual cleaning
<For reference>
Print head deep cleaning
Paper feed roller cleaning
Test printing
1) Nozzle check pattern printing
<For reference>
Print head alignment
2) Shipment pattern printing
- ROM version
- Number of pages fed
- Waste ink amount
EEPROM reset
(Reset of waste ink counter etc.)
Destination setting
EEPROM information check
Stand-alone printing
1
*
Shipment inspection pattern printing
a. Install the ink cartridge, and press the Power button to turn on the printer. (The Power LED lights in green.)
b. Set A4-sized paper.
c. Connect the printer to the computer. Using the iP2200 / iP1600 / iP1200 service tool (QY9-0068), select "USB
PORT." (See APPENDIX 2, iP2200 / iP1600 / iP1200 SERVICE TOOL.)
d. Select "TEST PATTERN 1." The printer starts printing the shipment inspection pattern.
Procedure
Select "Cleaning" from the printer driver Maintenance.
Select "Deep Cleaning" from the printer driver
Maintenance.
1. Remove the paper from the ASF.
2. Select "Roller Cleaning" from the printer driver
Maintenance.
3. Following the instruction from the Status Monitor, load 3
sheets of plain paper in the ASF, and feed them.
Select "Nozzle Check" from the printer driver
Maintenance.
1. Select "Print Head Alignment" from the printer driver
Maintenance.
2. Select the optimal value using the printed head position
adjustment pattern.
Refer to Shipment inspection pattern*
Refer to EEPROM reset / Destination setting*
Refer to EEPROM reset / Destination setting*
Refer to Shipment inspection pattern sample*
1. Set paper.
2. In the stand-by mode, press the Resume/Cancel button
5 times in 2 seconds.
<Conditions>
- At "no paper" error, turn the printer off, and turn it on
again, before doing the stand-alone printing.
- Even in the stand-by mode, if the printer enters the
power-saving mode (10 seconds after capping), the
stand-alone printing cannot be done.
(8/23)
Cleaning time: Approx. 40 sec.
Cleaning time: Approx. 60 sec.
Cleaning time: Approx. 2 min.
Host computer is required.
Nozzle check pattern printing
Significant misalignment can be
adjusted.
Host computer is required.
1
below.
Refer to Shipment inspection
pattern sample*
Host computer and service tool
are required.
3
below.
Host computer and service tool
are required.
3
below.
Host computer and service tool
are required.
2
below.
Host computer and service tool
are required.
Host computer and service tool
NOT required.
Remarks
2
below.

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