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Canon PIXMA iP1900 Getting Started

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Getting Started

Make sure to read this manual before using the printer. Please keep it in hand for future reference.

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  • Page 1: Getting Started

    iP1900 Getting Started Make sure to read this manual before using the printer. Please keep it in hand for future reference.
  • Page 2 Contents ■ Symbols R e mo ve the Protect ive Mat erial The following symbols are used to mark important instructions. Observe these instructions. Tu r n th e P ow er On Instructions that, if ignored, could result in personal injury or material damage.
  • Page 3 Remove the Protective Material Fi rst, chec k th e in c lu d ed it ems Open the Cover (A), then remove the protective material (B). Color Black Cover Close the (A) after removing the protective material (B). FINE cartridge power cord •...
  • Page 4 Turn the Power On Press the ON button (A) to turn on the printer. Confirm that the POWER lamp (B) flashes Plug in the power cord in the back of the printer and connect the other end to green. the wall outlet. •...
  • Page 5 Install the FINE Cartridges Open the Cover . Pull the orange protective tape (E) in the direction of the arrow and remove it gently. The FINE Cartridge Holder (D) moves to the left automatically. (This is where you install the cartridge.) •...
  • Page 6 Install the FINE Cartridges Insert the Color FINE Cartridge ( ) into the right slot ( ). Push up the cartridge until it clicks into place. Insert the Black FINE Cartridge ( ) into the left slot ( ) in the same way. •...
  • Page 7 Close the Cover (A). • Wait until the POWER lamp lights green (about 1 - 2 minutes) and go to the next step. • Once you have installed the FINE Cartridges , do not remove them unnecessarily. • If the alarm lamp (F) is fl ashing orange, make sure that the FINE Cartridges are correctly installed.
  • Page 8 Install the Software To use the printer by connecting it to a computer, software including the drivers needs to be copied (installed) to the computer’s hard disk. The screens below are based on Windows Vista operating system Ultimate Edition (hereafter referred to as “Windows Vista“) and Mac OS X v.10.5.x. Windows P.7 •...
  • Page 9 Windows If the Found New Hardware or Found New Hardware Wizard screen appears: Press the ON button (A) to TURN OFF Turn on the computer, then insert the Setup THE PRINTER. CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive. Remove the USB cable The setup program should run automatically.
  • Page 10 Windows Win d ows Vis t a W i n d o ws Vis ta AutoPlay screen appears, click Run Msetup4.exe. User Account Control screen appears, click Continue. If the same screen reappears in subsequent steps, click Continue.
  • Page 11 When the Select Your Place of Residence screen Click Easy Install . appears, select your place of residence, then click Next . The drivers, application software, and on-screen manuals are installed automatically. • If the Select Language screen appears, select a language, •...
  • Page 12 Windows Click Install. If you can agree, click Yes on the License Agreement screen. Move the cursor over items to display explanations. Installation starts. • Follow any on-screen instructions to install the software.
  • Page 13 When the Printer Connection screen appears, connect one end of the USB cable to the computer, the other to the printer, then TURN THE PRINTER ON. • It takes about 25 seconds for the POWER lamp to light green. • When the printer is recognized by the computer, a message appears on the screen.
  • Page 14 Windows Click Next. Click Next. It may take a while for the next screen to appear. Click Next only once. • If straight lines are misaligned or print quality is not satisfactory after installing the printer driver, you may need to align the Print Head. Refer to “When Printing Becomes Faint or Colors Are Incorrect”...
  • Page 15 Click Next . If connected to the internet, the user registration page appears. Follow the on-screen instructions to register your product. You will need your product serial number, which is located on the inside of the printer. • Internet connection is required. (Connection fees apply.) •...
  • Page 16 Windows When the Extended Survey Program screen appears, confirm the Click Exit. message. Remove the Setup CD-ROM. If you can agree, click Agree. If Restart is displayed, make sure that the Restart the system now If you click Do not agree, the Extended Survey Program will not be installed. (This (recommended) check box is selected, then click Restart.
  • Page 17 Macintosh Double-click the Setup icon. Connect one end of the USB cable to the computer Turn on the computer, then insert and the other to the printer. the Setup CD-ROM into the CD- If the CD-ROM folder does not open ROM drive.
  • Page 18 Macintosh Enter your administrator name and password. Click OK . When the Select Your Place of Residence screen appears, select your place of residence, then click Next . If you do not know your administrator name or password, click Help , then follow the on-screen instructions.
  • Page 19 Click Easy Install . Click Install . The drivers, application software, and on-screen manuals are installed Move the cursor over items to display explanations. automatically. • If you want to select particular items to install, click Custom Install and follow the on-screen instructions to proceed with the installation.
  • Page 20 Macintosh If you can agree, click Yes on the License Click Next . Click Next . Agreement screen. Installation starts. • If straight lines are misaligned or print quality is not satisfactory after installing the printer driver, you may • The Setup Complete screen will only be need to align the Print Head .
  • Page 21 Click Next . If connected to the internet, the user registration page appears. Follow the on-screen instructions to register your product. You will need your product serial number, which is located on the inside of the printer. • Internet connection is required. (Connection fees apply.) •...
  • Page 22 Macintosh Click Restart . Click Restart to restart the computer. After restarting the computer, remove the Setup CD-ROM and keep it in a safe place. Next, read “ 5 Loading Paper ” on page 21!
  • Page 23 Loading Paper Open the Paper Support (A). Pinch the Paper Guide (B) and slide it to the left Slide the Paper Guide (B) against the left edge of the end, then load paper. paper. • Load paper in portrait orientation with the printing side facing up. •...
  • Page 24 After Installing the Printer ■ Ma n u als Sa f et y P re ca uti on s G e t t in g S t art e d B a si c Gu id e A d v a n c e d G u i d e Safety and Environment ( t his ma nu a l) (o n-s c re e n ma n ua l )
  • Page 25 Example: Open various applications and on-screen manuals with a single click. You can start Solution Menu from the Canon Solution Menu icon on the desktop (Windows) or on the Dock (Macintosh). If you have a problem with printer settings, click the Change settings or find solutions to problems.
  • Page 26 After Installing the Printer ■ Usin g You r Print er This printer allows you to print in various ways using the printer driver and application software installed on the computer. For example, you can print borderless photos or create your own calendar etc. easily. For detailed operating procedures and functions, refer to the on-screen manuals.
  • Page 27 Print Photos from a Computer Easy-PhotoPrint EX allows you to print photos easily. This section explains how to print on 4” x 6” size Photo Paper Plus Glossy II. The screens are based on Windows Vista. In Solution Menu, click One- Select the image you want to print in Load a sheet of paper in the rear tray Click Print.
  • Page 28 SVGA 800 x 600 XGA 1024 x 768 Consumables (ink tanks / FINE Cartridges) are available for • To upgrade from Windows XP to Windows Vista, first uninstall software bundled with the 5 years after production has stopped. Canon inkjet printer.
  • Page 29 The following ink cartridges are compatible with this product. www.canon-europe.com canon.com.au canon.co.nz QT5-1677-V01 XXXXXXXX ©CANON INC.2008 PRINTED IN VIETNAM...