Overview of Setup
These are the steps in printer installation.
Install the Ink Tanks
Install the Printhead
Load Paper to Adjust the Printhead
Install the Software
Store Accessories in the Pockets
How to Display the Electronic
Even if you do not use the printer driver, be sure to install Media
Conﬁ guration Tool from the provided User Software CD-ROM. With
Media Conﬁ guration Tool, the paper types that are available in your
area can be registered to the printer. For instructions on installation,
refer to "Install the Software" on page 7. (In Windows, select Install
Individual Software in the Setup Menu window to install Media
Conﬁ guration Tool only.)
Details for each step are given in this Setup Guide . Simply follow the instructions
to install the printer.
If an error message is displayed during setup or other problems occur, refer to
"Responding to Messages" on page 16.
The Manuals Supplied with This Printer
After installing the printer as shown in this Setup Guide, refer to the
manuals for instructions on operation and maintenance.
The Quick Guide contains information such as warnings for using this
product safely and how to operate the navigation that is useful when
replacing paper, ink tanks, and the printhead.
The Basic Guide describes the following information.
• Loading paper, Replacing the consumables, Control Panel menus, and others
• Troubleshooting tips and Error messages
• Preparations for transferring the printer
This guide describes advanced usage of the printer such as paper saving tips,
how to print a poster and banner with the supplied software and print quality
adjusting method, in addition to the basic instructions for printing on roll paper or
Paper Reference Guide
This guide describes about the types and speciﬁ cations of the available media on
To refer to the electronic manuals Refer to "How to Display the Electronic
Instructions in this Setup Guide show the iPF785 Series printer. Note that your printer may look different from these illustrations in some
cases. However, basic operations are the same.
Read this manual before attempting to operate the printer.
Keep this manual in a handy location for future reference.
Space Required for Installation
A space larger than the following dimensions needs to be allocated when
setting up this printer.
(When not using
(When using the stand)
With stand (*) attached
Printer and stand
* A stand is optional for the iPF680 series and iPF685 series. The "Printer
Stand ST-27" can be used with the iPF680 series and iPF685 series.
Roll holder: Already attached to printer
3-inch paper core attachment R
3-inch paper core attachment L
f. Starter ink tanks (for ﬁ rst-time installation)
C, M, Y, MBK, BK
A stand is optional for the iPF680 series and iPF685 series. (It may be
included as a standard accessory in some locations.)
Some items are included with the printer but not described in this manual.
Keep these items in a safe place after setup because they are used in
various printing applications.
For instructions on the included items not described in this manual, refer to
the User's Guide.
A cable to connect the printer to a computer is not provided with the printer.
• Canon, the Canon logo, and imagePROGRAF are trademarks or registered trademarks of CANON
• Microsoft is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation.
• Windows is a trademark or registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the U.S. and/or other
• Windows Vista is a trademark or registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the U.S. and/or
• Mac, Mac OS, OS X and Bonjour are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other
• All other trademarks or registered trademarks described in this Setup Guide are the property of
their respective owners.
©CANON INC. 2013
Installation space (W x D x H mm)
1397 × 1367 × 807
1397 × 1700 × 1362
1704 × 1700 × 1362
g. Included paper
h. Setup Guide (this document)
i. Set of printer documentation
j. Set of CD-ROMs
k. Power cord
l. Set of stands
(iPF780 series and iPF785 series only)
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