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Contents
Part Names
Basic Operations
Print Settings
Printing via Wi-Fi
Printing via USB
Cable
Troubleshooting
Appendix
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  • Page 1 To jump to the beginning of a chapter, click the chapter • Store this guide safely so that you can use it in the Troubleshooting title at right. future. From chapter title pages, you can access topics by clicking their titles. Appendix © CANON INC. 2014 CEL-SU9VA210...
  • Page 2: Package Contents

    Color Ink / Label Set KC-18IS Printing via Wi-Fi (Square Labels) * Purchase with the Color Ink / Paper Set. □ Paper Cassette □ SELPHY CP910 □ SELPHY CP910 Accessory availability varies by region. Printing via USB PCP-CP400 Solution Disk...
  • Page 3: Before Use

    Do not allow liquids or foreign objects to enter the product. “memory card”. This could result in electrical shock or fire. If liquid comes into contact with the product, unplug it from the outlet and consult your retailer or a Canon Customer Support Help Desk.
  • Page 4 • Do not stick any part of your hand into the printer interior. retailer or a Canon Customer Support Help Desk. Do not attempt to remove • Place SELPHY in a safe location where people will not trip over the Appendix jammed paper by force, which may damage the printer.
  • Page 5: Part Names

    Contents Part Names Cover Package Contents ......2 Printing via Wi-Fi .... Ink and Paper (Sold Separately) ..2 Contents Ink Cassette Lock Memory Card Slot Before Use ........3 Printing from a Smartphone ..31 Paper Cassette Conventions in This Guide .....3 Printing from a Camera ....34 Ink Cassette Compartment Safety Precautions ......3...
  • Page 6 Controls On-Screen Information Cover Shooting date of current image File number Paper orientation Port/slot in use 13, 16) Contents Print size (Postcard size shown here) Part Names Print settings (= 24 – 29) Cropping (Dimmed when unavailable) Basic Operations Prints of current image Total prints Icons in This Name...
  • Page 7 Basic Operations Cover Contents This chapter introduces basic printing operations such as preparing the printer, selecting images Part Names on a memory card, and specifying the number of prints. Basic Operations Print Settings Printing via Wi-Fi Printing via USB Cable Troubleshooting Initial Preparations ..................
  • Page 8: Initial Preparations

    Initial Preparations • Do not hold the ink cassette with wet hands. Avoid touching the Cover ink sheet, and avoid getting dust on it. Dirt or moisture may cause Prepare for printing as follows. This example shows a Postcard-size (4x6 banding or affect print quality, tear ink sheets and prevent printing, in.) Color Ink / Paper Set (sold separately, 2), but the same steps are...
  • Page 9: Preparing The Paper Cassette

    Part Names Open both covers. • Use only paper in a genuine Canon Color Ink / Paper Set for There are two layers of covers. First open SELPHY CP printers. Other paper, such as regular postcards or the outer cover ( ), and then the inner Basic Operations paper for SELPHY ES printers, cannot be used.
  • Page 10: Loading The Cassettes

    Loading the Cassettes Installing and Plugging in SELPHY Cover Open the covers. Choose the right place to put More than SELPHY. length of Open the ink and paper compartment paper Contents covers. Place the printer on a table or other flat, stable surface.
  • Page 11 • Do not use the printer near motors or other devices that generate Cover strong magnetic fields, or in dusty environments. This may damage the printer or cause malfunction. • Do not place the printer near televisions or radios. This may cause Contents the printer to malfunction.
  • Page 12: Display Language

    Display Language Access the language setting Cover screen. Change the language of menus and messages. Press the <u><d> buttons to select Language], and then press the Turn on SELPHY. Contents <o> button. Hold the <q> button until the screen at left is displayed.
  • Page 13: Supported Memory Cards

    Supported Cards/Images Supported Images Cover JPEG images conforming to the Exif standard can be printed with SELPHY. Supported Memory Cards • Images may not be displayed or printed correctly depending on their size or if Contents No Adapter Required Adapter Required (Sold Separately) they have been edited on a computer.
  • Page 14: Printing Images

    Printing Images Choose an image. Cover Press the <l><r> buttons to select an Select images and specify the number of prints as follows. Here, printing image to print. from an SD memory card is described as an example, but you can print To jump forward or back by five images, from other memory cards with the same steps.
  • Page 15 Print. • Never pull out the paper cassette, open the ink cassette Cover compartment cover, or remove a memory card while printing or Press the <p> button to start printing. when you hear printer operation sounds immediately after it has While printing, paper passes in and out been turned on.
  • Page 16: Avoiding Left Over Paper

    Avoiding Left Over Paper Making One Print from a Selected Image Cover Note the following to prevent wasted paper, which occurs if ink is consumed For a convenient way to make a single print of a selected image, follow faster than the paper. these steps.
  • Page 17: Storing Prints

    • Store any unused paper or ink cassettes in their unopened Printing via USB • Color may change over time or depending on storage conditions. packages, away from sunlight. Cable Canon cannot be held liable for discoloration. Troubleshooting Appendix...
  • Page 18 Print Settings Cover Contents Explore a variety of printing features in this chapter, such as cropping images, preparing ID Part Names photos, and enhancing images. Basic Operations Print Settings Printing via Wi-Fi Printing via USB Cable Troubleshooting Printing All Images .................. Choosing a Layout (Page Layout) ..............25 Optimal Prints with Auto Correction (Image Optimize)
  • Page 19: Printing All Images

    Printing All Images Choose the number of prints. Cover Press the <u><d> buttons to specify Print all images on a memory card at once as follows. the number of prints. Contents Access the menu. Press the <k> button. Number of Prints per Part Names images on card...
  • Page 20: Cropping Images

    Cropping Images Confirm the setting. Cover To confirm the cropping area and return Print only selected areas of an image as follows. to the image display screen, press the <o> button. is now shown in the Contents Access the cropping screen. lower left.
  • Page 21: Printing Id Photos

    Printing ID Photos Specify the finished size of the Cover photo. Press the <l><r> buttons to specify how the size is determined. Contents [Custom]: Press the <u><d> buttons to select [Long Side], and then press the <l><r> buttons to specify the length. Part Names Specify the [Short Side] length, and then Images can be printed for use in photo identification.
  • Page 22 Cropping Passport Images Filtering Candidate Image Sizes Cover Many image size options are listed when you select [ID Photo] ► [Size Selection] ► [Custom]. To simplify size selection, you can edit the list to Two cropping guide lines are displayed show only sizes used most often.
  • Page 23 Adjusting Settings Configuring Settings Cover You can enhance images in several ways before printing. Add the shooting Access the setting screen. date, adjust colors, and more. Settings apply to all images, so there is no Press the <k> button. need to adjust each image individually. Contents Press the <u><d>...
  • Page 24 Printing with a Border around Images Choosing the Finish (Print Finish) Cover (Borders) Contents Example of finish Part Names Print images with or without a border. [Glossy] [Pattern 1] [Pattern 2] Borderless (default) / Bordered Basic Operations By adding a subtle texture to the surface of prints, you can create a less •...
  • Page 25 Choosing a Layout (Page Layout) Combining Images of Various Sizes (Shuffle) Cover Contents Part Names Use the shuffle feature to have images arranged automatically in a variety of sizes. Choose the number of images per sheet. Your specified quantity of prints Groups of up to 8 or 20 images can be printed on a single sheet.
  • Page 26: Adjusting The Brightness

    Optimal Prints with Auto Correction Adjusting the Brightness Cover (Image Optimize) Contents Part Names Adjust image brightness in a range of –3 to +3. Choose larger positive values to make images brighter, or larger negative Automatically correct images, for optimal quality. values to make them darker.
  • Page 27 Making Skin Look Smooth (Smooth Skin) Adjusting the Color Tone (My Colors) Cover Make skin appear smooth and beautiful. Choose special color tones to make prints look distinctive, or choose sepia or black-and-white prints. Off (default) / Contents Saturated, natural •...
  • Page 28 Reducing the Appearance of Red-Eye Printing with the Date (Date) Cover (Correct Red-Eye) Contents 08/08/2013 Part Names Add camera shooting dates when you print. Off (default) / Basic Operations Correct images affected by red-eye. • To prevent two instances of the date on images already labeled by Off (default) / the camera, select [ Off].
  • Page 29: Date Format

    Changing How the Date Is Displayed Saving Energy (Auto Power Down) Cover (Date Format) SELPHY turns off automatically if left idle for about five minutes. On (default) / Off Contents • If an unsupported image is included 13) when printing multiple images, [Could not print some images! Cancel printing?] is displayed and printing stops.
  • Page 30: Table Of Contents

    , and computers. Wi-Fi is a brand name that indicates interoperability certification of wireless LAN devices. Requires installation of the dedicated Canon Easy-PhotoPrint app on your smartphone or tablet. (There is no need to install the Basic Operations dedicated application when printing from an AirPrint-compatible application 46).) Visit the Canon website for application details,...
  • Page 31: Printing From A Smartphone

    For an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, visit the App Store and download and install Basic Operations Canon Easy-PhotoPrint. For an Android device, download and install Canon Easy-PhotoPrint from Print Settings Check the printer name. Google Play. Prepare SELPHY. Check the displayed printer name and press the <o>...
  • Page 32 Choose the connection method. Use your smartphone to print. Cover Press the <u><d> buttons to select Start Canon Easy-PhotoPrint, [Direct Connection], and then press the choose images, and print. <o> button. Contents Once printing begins, the screen at left is displayed.
  • Page 33 Subsequent Printing Cover • Once you have completed the connection settings (= 31 – 32), the second, standby screen in step 7 on = 32 is displayed automatically when you turn on the printer. To print, after the standby screen is Contents displayed, simply use the smartphone as described in steps 6 –...
  • Page 34: Printing From A Camera

    Printing from a Camera Check the printer name. Cover Check the displayed printer name and You can print as follows by connecting the printer to a camera compatible press the <o> button. with DPS over IP, the PictBridge standard for Wi-Fi connections. When you connect devices via Wi-Fi, Contents Prepare SELPHY.
  • Page 35 Use the camera to join the • Printing in progress cannot be canceled from SELPHY by using the <v> Cover network displayed on the printer button. Use the camera to stop printing. screen. • You can also connect the printer to a camera via an existing access point. In this case, connect the printer and camera to the same access point.
  • Page 36: Printing From A Computer

    • Confirm that the access point supports WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup). Printing from a Computer Cover WPS-Compatible Access Connect as described in “WPS-Compatible Access Points Points” 37)*. Confirming Access Point Compatibility Check the following information and connect as Contents described in “Non-WPS Access Points” 39).
  • Page 37: Connecting The Printer To The Access Point

    Connecting the Printer to the Access Point Check the printer name. Cover Check the displayed printer name and How to connect varies depending on whether the access point is WPS- press the <o> button. compatible 37) or not 39). When you connect devices via Wi-Fi, Contents this name will be displayed on the target WPS-Compatible Access Points...
  • Page 38: Connection Method

    Choose the access point On the access point, hold down Cover connection method. the WPS connection button for a few seconds. Press the <u><d> buttons to select For details on where the button is located Contents [WPS Connection], and then press the and how long to press it, check the <o>...
  • Page 39 Non-WPS Access Points Check the printer name. Cover Check the access point. Check the displayed printer name and press the <o> button. Confirm that the access point is on and ready for communication. When you connect devices via Wi-Fi, Contents Prepare SELPHY.
  • Page 40 Choose the access point Enter the password. Cover connection method. Press the EDIT button to access the input Press the <u><d> buttons to select screen, and then enter the password [Search for an access point], and then 45). Contents press the <o> button. Press the <o>...
  • Page 41 Subsequent Connections The screen at left is displayed. Cover Once you have connected to an access point, the printer will automatically Contents reconnect to the previous access point whenever you turn it on again, and the standby screen at left will be displayed. Part Names •...
  • Page 42 Depending on whether your computer is Preparing the Computer 32- or 64-bit (as shown in [System type]), Cover Checking Your Computer Environment double-click the [32Bit] or [64Bit] folder. [System type] can be accessed by right- SELPHY can connect via Wi-Fi to computers running the following clicking [Computer] or [My Computer] and Contents operating systems.
  • Page 43: Printing From The Computer

    Print Settings print, and access the printing dialog box. on the desktop or in the sidebar. As the destination printer, select [Canon Double-click the [Driver] folder. (SELPHY) CP910 (WS)]. Double-click [ Choose printing options.
  • Page 44: Other Wi-fi Functions

    Other Wi-Fi Functions Changing the Printer Name Cover Change the printer name 39) as follows. Changing the Connection Method Press the <k> button and then the <u><d> buttons to select [Wi-Fi Settings], and then press the <o> button. Contents You can change the connection method to suit how you use the printer. Press the <u><d>...
  • Page 45: Entering Information

    Choose auto or manual IP address configuration. Entering Information Cover For automatic IP address configuration, choose [Auto] and press the When entering a printer name, password, or other information, press the <o> button. Setup is now finished. EDIT button to access the input screen. To enter the IP address manually, choose [Manual] and press the Contents <o>...
  • Page 46: Printing Via Airprint

    Contents options displayed, tap [Print]. AirPrint requires one of the following devices. Configure printer options. • iPad (all models)* In [Printer], choose [Canon CP910]. • iPhone (3GS or later)* Part Names Specify the number of copies. • iPod touch (third generation or later)* Print.
  • Page 47 Printing via USB Cable point 41) before you attempt to print. dialog box. As the destination printer, select [Canon CP910]. Choose printing options. Troubleshooting Specify the paper size, orientation, and number of copies. To print at P size, select [Postcard].
  • Page 48 Printing via USB Cable Cover Contents This chapter describes how to connect a camera or computer via a USB cable for printing. Part Names Basic Operations Print Settings Printing via Wi-Fi Printing via USB Cable Troubleshooting Appendix Printing from a Computer ............... Printing from a Camera ................
  • Page 49: System Requirements

    Computer 32- or 64-bit (as shown in [System type]), double-click the [32Bit] or [64Bit] folder. • Included CD-ROM (SELPHY CP910 Solution Disk, [System type] can be accessed by right- Basic Operations • USB cable, 2.5 m (8.2 ft.) or shorter, sold separately (SELPHY port:...
  • Page 50 Print Settings Start the photo software, select images to print, and access the printing dialog box. USB cable, sold separately As the destination printer, select [Canon Printing via Wi-Fi Turn on the printer to complete (SELPHY) CP910]. Choose printing options.
  • Page 51 Printing via USB Cable cancel printing. • Macintosh: If [Canon CP910] is not available as a destination printer, register the printer on the computer as follows. Troubleshooting Access [System Preferences] ► [Print & Scan] (or [Print & Fax]). Click [+] below the list.
  • Page 52 Dates and file numbers are DPOF information set on the camera that cannot be changed on SELPHY. Printing via Wi-Fi • Images prepared with a [Print Type] of [Standard] on Canon cameras are Turn on SELPHY and then the printed according to the settings in “Adjusting Settings” (= 23 –...
  • Page 53 Troubleshooting Cover Contents Refer to these troubleshooting tips to resolve problems with SELPHY. If the problem persists, Part Names contact a Canon Customer Support Help Desk. Basic Operations Print Settings Printing via Wi-Fi Printing via USB Cable Troubleshooting Appendix Power ......................54...
  • Page 54: Power

    Cannot display or print images on memory cards or USB flash drives Power Cover • Confirm that the memory card is fully inserted in the correct slot, with the label face- 13, 14). Cannot turn on SELPHY • Confirm that the USB flash drive is fully inserted, right-side up 16).
  • Page 55: Paper

    If paper jams and Printing via Wi-Fi cannot be removed, contact your retailer or a Canon Customer Support Help Desk. Do not attempt to remove jammed paper by force, which may damage the printer.
  • Page 56: Wi-fi

    • Keep the printer near the camera or smartphone, without objects between them. • When printing from a smartphone, install Canon Easy-PhotoPrint 31). Access point not displayed on the printer Cannot connect the printer to the access point •...
  • Page 57: Error Messages

    If only an error message Basic Operations is displayed, follow the suggestions in “Troubleshooting” 53). If the problem persists, contact a Canon Customer Support Help Desk. Print Settings • If a problem occurs while SELPHY is connected to a camera, an error message may also be displayed on the camera.
  • Page 58 Appendix Cover Contents Instructions for battery-powered printing with an optional battery pack are given here, along with Part Names printer specifications and handling and maintenance tips. Basic Operations Print Settings Printing via Wi-Fi Printing via USB Cable Troubleshooting Appendix Printing without a Power Outlet ............. Handling and Maintenance ..............
  • Page 59: Printing Without A Power Outlet

    36 sheets* of postcard-size paper can be printed. Contents pack inserted. * According to Canon testing. May vary depending on printing conditions. Battery charging begins, and the orange Attaching the Battery Pack lamp is lit.
  • Page 60: Specifications

    Interfaces Specifications Cover Hi-Speed USB Type A port for PictBridge-compatible devices Mini-B port for computers Printing Method Dye-sublimation thermal transfer (with overcoating) Memory Cards SD, SDHC, SDXC, miniSD* , miniSDHC* , microSD* Resolution 300 x 300 dpi Contents microSDHC* and microSDXC* Gradation 256 shades per color Wireless LAN...
  • Page 61 Dimensions 122.0 x 60.0 x 30.5 mm (4.80 x 2.36 x 1.20 in.) excluding genuine Canon accessories. power cord Canon shall not be liable for any damage to this product and/or accidents Part Names Weight Approx. 310 g (10.9 oz.) such as fire, etc., caused by the malfunction of non-genuine Canon...
  • Page 62: Handling And Maintenance

    Put the printer in a sealed Note that Canon cannot be held liable for any problems arising from plastic bag and allow it to adjust to the new temperature before removing WLAN use in other countries and regions.
  • Page 63: Radio Wave Interference Precautions

    • Canon will not make compensation for damages resulting from loss or Security Precautions theft of the product. Cover Canon accepts no responsibility for damages or loss resulting from Because Wi-Fi uses radio waves to transmit signals, security precautions unauthorized access or use of target devices registered on this product more stringent than when using a LAN cable are required.
  • Page 64: While Printing

    While Printing WPA Supplicant License Cover WPA Supplicant Do not disconnect the printer from other devices until printing is finished, Copyright (c) 2003-2012, Jouni Malinen <j@w1.fi> and contributors All Rights which may cause incomplete or incorrect prints. Reserved. Contents This program is licensed under the BSD license (the one with advertisement clause removed).
  • Page 65 Reprinting, transmitting, or storing in a retrieval system any part of this guide without the permission of Canon is prohibited. Printing via USB • Canon reserves the right to change the contents of this guide at any time Cable without prior notice. •...

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