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Canon WU10 User Manual

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User's Guide
This manual describes the setup and operating procedures for the
WU10 Wi-Fi unit for the Canon imageFORMULA DR series.
To use this device, read this manual together with the instructions for
the scanner to be connected.
Procedures and Example Screens
This manual describes operations using Windows 7 and Mac OS 10.7
(Lion) as examples. For operations that are identical between
Windows and Mac OS X, this manual uses images from Windows as
examples.
Trademarks
● Canon and the Canon logo are registered trademarks of Canon Inc.
in the United States and may also be trademarks or registered
trademarks in other countries.
● imageFORMULA is a trademark of CANON ELECTRONICS INC.
● Microsoft, Windows, and Windows Vista are registered trademarks
of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other countries.
● Mac OS is a registered trademark of Apple Inc. in the United States
and other countries.
● Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Alliance, the Wi-Fi CERTIFIED logo and the Wi-Fi
Protected Setup logo are registered trademarks of the Wi-Fi
Alliance.
● Wi-Fi CERTIFIED, WPA, WPA2 and Wi-Fi Protected Setup are
trademarks of the Wi-Fi Alliance.
● "WPS" in the settings, onscreen displays and in this manual
denotes Wi-Fi Protected Setup.
● Other product and company names herein may be the trademarks
of their respective owners.
Table of Contents
Safety Precautions ............................................................. 2
About This Product ............................................................ 4
Setup.................................................................................... 6
About Wi-Fi Connections................................................... 9
Connecting using the AP Mode....................................... 10
Connecting using WPS .................................................... 14
Connecting by Manual Setting ........................................ 18
Other Operations .............................................................. 24
Accessing the Web Configuration Page......................... 27
Troubleshooting ............................................................... 40
Specifications ................................................................... 41
Software License .............................................................. 43

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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Connecting by Manual Setting ........18 Other Operations .............. 24 Trademarks ● Canon and the Canon logo are registered trademarks of Canon Inc. Accessing the Web Configuration Page......27 Troubleshooting ............... 40 in the United States and may also be trademarks or registered trademarks in other countries.

  • Page 2: Safety Precautions

    WEEE scheme or your household waste disposal service. For using, be aware of the following. more information regarding return and recycling of WEEE 1. Before using this device, check whether other stations are products, please visit www.canon-europe.com/environment. operating. (EEA: Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein)

  • Page 3: About The Battery

    Please note that each version may be used only in its applicable country/region. For regions not included in the following list, contact customer service. Version Name Product Code Applicable Country/Region Wireless LAN Standard Corresponding Channels Channels 1 to 13 WU10 JP 6910B001 Japan (2.412 to 2.472 GHz) Channels 1 to 11 WU10 USA 6910B002 United States, Canada (2.412 to 2.462 GHz)

  • Page 4: About This Product

    About This Product This device enables wireless connection of computers to a scanner Hint via Wi-Fi. The Wi-Fi functions of this device are compatible with IEEE The network mode must be selected before turning on the device. 802.11b/g/n (2.4 GHz) to support wireless scanning for computers If you change the position of the mode switch while the device is when it is connected to a scanner via USB cable.

  • Page 5

    Lamp Meaning Remaining battery charge Lit (green) high Remaining battery charge Lit (orange) Lit (red) Charging malfunction (Battery Lamp) Charging (remaining battery Blinking green charge high) Charging (Remaining battery Blinking red charge low) Lit (blue) Power on (Power Lamp) Unlit Power off * One of two network modes of the scanner.

  • Page 6: Setup

    [Allow]. details on how to acquire the latest firmware and the latest information on supported models, visit the Canon support website. CaptureOnTouch Mobile is required to use the scanner with smart devices (smart phones, tablets, etc.). For details on acquiring and...

  • Page 7

    Installing on Mac OS X Click [Typical Installation]. IMPORTANT • Log on to Windows as an Administrator. • Close all other applications before installing the software. Insert the software setup disc into the CD drive of the computer. Click [Install]. Double click [WirelessUtilityInstaller].

  • Page 8

    Using the Battery Connecting to the scanner Use the battery supplied with this device to install it with the scanner Connect this device to the scanner using the USB cable supplied with where no nearby outlet is available. the scanner. Inserting the battery Also connect this device to an outlet using the supplied AC adapter.

  • Page 9: About Wi-fi Connections

    About Wi-Fi Connections Connect the device to an access point or directly to a computer according to the network environment. Network modes Depending on the device that will be connected to the scanner via Wi-Fi, you can change the network mode of the scanner as follows. Network mode Description The scanner operates without another wireless access point.

  • Page 10: Connecting Using The Ap Mode

    Check the SSID of this device. Slide the mode switch to the “AP” side, press the power button to turn the device on. The SSID is printed on the device’s bottom label. SSID: WU10-XXXXXXX Power button...

  • Page 11

    Enable the wireless LAN function of the computer. This step is not necessary if the wireless LAN function is already enabled. ➔ Skip to step 4. A Click the Start button - [Control Panel] - B Click [Change adapter settings]. C If the [Wireless Network Connection] icon is [View network status and tasks].

  • Page 12

    Search for the wireless network, and establish Wi-Fi connection with the device. A Click the B Select the SSID from step 1 in the list, then A Click the icon in the taskbar to display a icon, then select the SSID list of available wireless networks.

  • Page 13

    Start the Scanner Wireless Connection Utility. IMPORTANT Click the in the task bar or Dock. If the scanner wireless connection utility is not installed on the computer, install it by referring to the P. 6. If the does not appear in the task bar or Dock Windows: Click the Start button –...

  • Page 14: Connecting Using Wps

    Connecting using WPS Using WPS, this device can connect to an existing wireless network having a WPS-equipped access point. The network mode of this device is set to AP mode under factory default settings and must be switched to Station mode before using the WPS function. CAUTION •...

  • Page 15

    Enable the wireless LAN function of the computer. This step is not necessary if the wireless LAN function is already enabled. ➔ Skip to step 3. A Click the Start button - [Control Panel] - B Click [Change adapter settings]. C If the [Wireless Network Connection] icon is [View network status and tasks].

  • Page 16

    Press the WPS button on the Press and hold this device’s WPS/RESET button until the CONNECTION access point to activate the lamp blinks green (about 3 to 10 seconds). connection-waiting state. See the instructions for your access point. IMPORTANT This device cannot connect if the connection-waiting state is activated on multiple access points at the same time.

  • Page 17

    Use the Scanner Wireless Connection Utility to verify whether the device can properly connect to the computer. Click this device in the list, then click If connection is properly established, “You are connected” appears for the device in the list. This completes configuration.

  • Page 18: Connecting By Manual Setting

    • To ensure good Wi-Fi communications, perform this procedure with the scanner initially located close to the access point. Check the SSID of this device. Slide the mode switch to the “AP” side, press the power button to turn the device on. The SSID is printed on the device’s bottom label. SSID: WU10-XXXXXXX Power button...

  • Page 19

    Enable the wireless LAN function of the computer. This step is not necessary if the wireless LAN function is already enabled. ➔ Skip to step 4. A Click the Start button - [Control Panel] - B Click [Change adapter settings]. C If the [Wireless Network Connection] icon is [View network status and tasks].

  • Page 20

    Search for the wireless network, and establish Wi-Fi connection with the device. A Click the B Select the SSID from step 1 in the list, then A Click the icon in the taskbar to display a icon, then select the SSID list of available wireless networks.

  • Page 21

    Start the Scanner Wireless Connection Utility. IMPORTANT Click the in the task bar or Dock. If the scanner wireless connection utility is not installed on the computer, install it by referring to the P. 6. If the does not appear in the task bar or Dock Windows: Click the Start button –...

  • Page 22

    Configure settings in the Web configuration page for the device. A Wireless LAN B Restart F Close the Web browser. G Confirm that the computer is correctly connected to the wireless access point. H Power off the device by pressing its power button. I Slide the mode switch to the “ST”...

  • Page 23

    Use the Scanner Wireless Connection Utility to verify whether the device can properly connect to the computer. A If the device properties screen from step 6 B Click this device in the list, then click is still open, click [OK] to close it. If connection is properly established, “You are connected”...

  • Page 24: Other Operations

    Other Operations This section describes how to perform various operations in the To send a disconnect request Scanner Wireless Connection Utility. If another computer is already connected to the device, your computer cannot connect to it until the other computer disconnects from the scanner.

  • Page 25

    Properties Screen Setting Items Configuring Settings in the Device The properties screen has three tabs. Properties Screen [General] tab The Scanner Wireless Connection Utility can perform the following operating settings on the connected device. Open the device’s properties screen To open the scanner’s properties screen, click the device in the list on the main screen, then click This device’s information is displayed.

  • Page 26

    [Connect] tab [Disconnect] tab Shows settings related to the connection of the computer to the Actions can be specified to occur when a disconnect request is device. received. ● When the [Automatically connect this device when it is available] When the [Allow auto-disconnect when a Request Use is received] check box under [Auto Connect] is selected, a virtual USB check box is selected, the virtual USB connection is terminated when connection is established automatically when the computer...

  • Page 27: Accessing The Web Configuration Page

    Accessing the Web Configuration Page Displaying the Web Page of This Product Displaying the Web Page of This There are two ways to display the Web page as described below. Product Display the Web page from Scanner Wireless Connection Since this product has the HTTP protocol, advanced settings can be Utility configured or changed via a Web browser.

  • Page 28

    Hint IMPORTANT You can also display the Web page for the scanner by right-clicking The user name and password are required to configure the settings. the scanner in the main window of the Scanner Wireless Connection When the screen below is displayed, enter the user name (root) and Utility and selecting [Display the Web page] in the menu that password, and then click [OK].

  • Page 29

    System Status If you click [System] on the left menu, the page below is displayed. This section explains the Status pages. This page shows the operating status of this product. The Status pages show the operating status of this product and the USB devices connected to it.

  • Page 30: Network Configuration

    Name Details Default Value Current Channel Displays the current channel. Set the host name. WU10-xxxxxx Displays the current transfer rate. This item The host name is used for Scanner Transfer Rate (xxxxxx is the appears only in Station mode. Wireless Connection Utility, WINS,...

  • Page 31

    TCP/IP Name Details Default Value If you click [TCP/IP] on the left menu, the page below is displayed. Set the subnet mask of this In this page, you can configure the IP address. product. If DHCP is enabled, the subnet mask obtained from it will be applied.

  • Page 32: Access Point Configuration

    Name Details Default Value Set the SSID of this product. The SSID is an ID that distinguishes a wireless LAN WU10-xxxxxx network from others. For wireless (xxxxxx is the devices to communicate with each SSID last 6 digits of other on a wireless network, they the Mac must share the same SSID.

  • Page 33

    [WPA/WPA2 Configuration] Name Details Default Value These settings are not displayed when [Network Authentication] is set Select the network authentication to [Open]. mode that will be used to connect Name Details Default Value to the wireless base station (access point). To ensure a secure Select the encryption mode that network, it is recommended to use you wish to use for WPA/WPA2...

  • Page 34: Dhcp Server

    Address [Wireless LAN Setting List] Subnet Set the subnet mask. 255.255.255.0 Name Details Default Value Mask WU10-xxxxxx Default Set the IP address of the default Set the scanner for configuring the 192.168.0.10 Wireless (xxxxxx is the Gateway gateway. wireless LAN settings.

  • Page 35

    (access point). Greatest security The SSID is an ID that can be obtained by using WPA/ distinguishes a wireless LAN WU10-xxxxxx WPA2. For IEEE 802.11n, only network from others. For wireless (xxxxxx is the AES can be used...

  • Page 36

    [WEP Configuration] Name Details Default Value These settings are not displayed when [Network Authentication] is set Set the encryption key (WEP key) to [WPA] or [WPA2]. that you wish to use for WEP Name Details Default Value encryption. Up to 4 WEP keys can be set. This Enable/disable WEP encryption setting must be the same as that of (ON/OFF).

  • Page 37

    [WPS Configuration] tab Security This section explains the Security pages. Password If you click [Password] on the left menu, the page below is displayed. In this page, you can set the password used for authentication when configuring the settings in a Web browser. [WPS Configuration] Name Details...

  • Page 38

    [Filter 1 to Filter 4 ] IP Filter Name Details Default Value If you click IP Filter on the left menu, the page below is displayed. Set the IP filter range by setting the In this page, you can allow or deny communication with this product IP addresses and address from a range of registered IP addresses.

  • Page 39: Firmware Update

    In this page, you can load the factory default settings. If you click [Yes], the settings of this product are restored to the defaults and then the product is restarted. Visit the Canon support page for instructions on out to obtain the firmware.

  • Page 40: Troubleshooting

    (scan image) data may remain in the computer. Delete the partially scanned data using the scanning application, and rescan. SSID: WU10-XXXXXX Problem 2 Cannot connect to an access point MAC: 00:80:92:XX:XX:XX ●...

  • Page 41: Specifications

    Specifications Wireless Unit AC adapter Type Scanner device server with built-in battery Model MG1-4737 Scanner connection interface Input 100-240VAC, 50/60 Hz 0.4 A USB 2.0 Hi-Speed (Type A) Output 6VDC, 2.0A Basic wireless LAN specifications Weight Approx. 170 g (0.375 lb) (excluding power cord) Wireless standard Consumable parts IEEE802.11b/g/n (2.4 GHz only)

  • Page 42

    P-150 • Windows Network mode AP mode Station mode Simplex 12 pages/min. 12 pages/min. Grayscale Duplex 14 images/min. 14 images/min. Simplex 10 pages/min. 4 pages/min. 24-bit color Duplex 10 images/min. 6 images/min. • Mac OS X Network mode AP mode Station mode Simplex 12 pages/min.

  • Page 43: Software License

    Canon Electronics shall be liable for any damages arising out of the use of or inability to use the software. It also applies even if Canon Electronics, its Preamble subsidiaries or affiliates, their respective distributors or resellers, or the licensors of Canon Electronics have been advised of the possibility of such damages.

  • Page 44

    GNU GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR COPYING, DISTRIBUTION AND MODIFICATION Thus, it is not the intent of this section to claim rights or contest your rights to work written entirely by you; rather, the intent is to exercise the right to control the distribution 0.

  • Page 45

    5. You are not required to accept this License, since you have not signed it. However, Each version is given a distinguishing version number. If the Program specifies a version nothing else grants you permission to modify or distribute the Program or its derivative number of this License which applies to it and "any later version", you have the option of works.

  • Page 46

    This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY Preamble WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details. The licenses for most software are designed to take away your freedom to share and change it.

  • Page 47

    When a program is linked with a library, whether statically or using a shared library, the "Source code" for a work means the preferred form of the work for making modifications combination of the two is legally speaking a combined work, a derivative of the original to it.

  • Page 48

    Thus, it is not the intent of this section to claim rights or contest your rights to work written entirely by you; rather, the intent is to exercise the right to control the distribution Otherwise, if the work is a derivative of the Library, you may distribute the object code for of derivative or collective works based on the Library.

  • Page 49

    It may happen that this requirement contradicts the license restrictions of other It is not the purpose of this section to induce you to infringe any patents or other property proprietary libraries that do not normally accompany the operating system. Such a right claims or to contest validity of any such claims;...

  • Page 50

    Exhibit C 16. IN NO EVENT UNLESS REQUIRED BY APPLICABLE LAW OR AGREED TO IN WRITING WILL ANY COPYRIGHT HOLDER, OR ANY OTHER PARTY WHO MAY MODIFY AND/OR REDISTRIBUTE THE LIBRARY AS PERMITTED ABOVE, BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR Copyright (c) 2000-2003 Intel Corporation DAMAGES, INCLUDING ANY GENERAL, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL All rights reserved.

  • Page 51

    ** FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL ** DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS ** OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) ** HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT ** LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY ** OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF...

  • Page 52

    Copyright FCC REGULATIONS (USA only) Copyright 2012 by CANON ELECTRONICS INC. All rights reserved. Document Scanner, Model M181111 No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is...

  • Page 53

    The following names may be provided for the safety regulations in each sales region of the Document Scanner. This equipment complies with FCC/IC radiation exposure limits set WU10: Model M181111 forth for an uncontrolled environment and meets the FCC radio frequency (RF) Exposure Guidelines in Supplement C to OET65 and FCC CAUTION RSS-102 of the IC radio frequency (RF) Exposure rules.

  • Page 54

    CE — Declaration of Conformity This equipment complies with the essential requirements of the European Union directive 1999/5/EC.

  • Page 56

    For the customers in Italy Approved for indoor use only. The outdoor use is subject to an official permission. Per i clienti in Italia Approvato esclusivamente per l’uso in locali chiusi. L’utilizzo all’esterno dei propri locali è subordinato al rilascio di un’autorizzazione generale...

  • Page 57

    CANON ELECTRONICS INC. 1248, SHIMOKAGEMORI, CHICHIBU-SHI, SAITAMA 369-1892, JAPAN CANON U.S.A. INC. ONE CANON PARK, MELVILLE, NY 11747, U.S.A. CANON CANADA INC. 6390 DIXIE ROAD, MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO L5T 1P7, CANADA CANON EUROPA N.V. BOVENKERKERWEG 59, 1185 XB AMSTELVEEN, THE NETHERLANDS CANON LATIN AMERICA, INC.

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