Canon image Prograf iPF780 Series Setup Manual

Canon image Prograf iPF780 Series Setup Manual

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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.
Printed Manuals
Quick Guide
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.
Electronic Manuals
Basic Guide
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
User's Guide
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
cut sheet.
Paper Reference Guide
This guide describes about the types and specifi cations of the available media on
the printer.
To refer to the electronic manuals Refer to "How to Display the Electronic
Manuals" (P.14)
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
the stand)
(When using the stand)
Printer alone
iPF680 Series/
iPF685 Series
With stand (*) attached
iPF780 Series/
Printer and stand
iPF785 Series
* 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.
Package Contents
Roll holder: Already attached to printer
3-inch paper core attachment R
3-inch paper core attachment L
e. Printhead
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
other countries.
• 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)


Table of Contents

Summary of Contents for Canon image Prograf iPF780 Series

  • Page 1 • Canon, the Canon logo, and imagePROGRAF are trademarks or registered trademarks of CANON INC. • Microsoft is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation.
  • Page 2 Preparations Prepare the printer for use by installing the printer and connecting the power cord. Install the printer. You can use the Remove the packing materials from the • Stands may be standard or optional following two methods for installing the top of the printer.
  • Page 3: Install The Ink Tanks

    Install the Ink Tanks Install the 5 ink tanks. Press the power button to turn on the When the following screen appears, use Select your local time zone and press OK. printer. the ▲ and ▼ keys to select a language and press OK.
  • Page 4: Install The Printhead

    Install the Printhead Next, install the printhead. Open Upper Cover is shown on the • When installing the printhead, do not move the carriage (a) from the position shown in the display screen. As instructed, open the top fi gure. cover .
  • Page 5 Load Paper to Adjust the Printhead Load the included paper and adjust the printhead. Select type of paper for printhead adj. Slide the width guide (a) and align it Prepare one sheet of paper. is shown on the display screen. Check with the mark for the size of paper to be Refer to the packaging for the paper to that Cut Sheet is selected and press OK.
  • Page 6 Pull the release lever forward. Follow the procedure below to display the • The method for loading roll paper is given navigation on how to load roll paper. in the User's Guide, Basic Guide, and the MEMO Printer setup is now complete. control panel navigation function, which can 1.
  • Page 7: Install The Software

    Install the Software Windows You can print from Windows via USB or TCP/IP (network) connections. The installation procedure varies depending on how your printer is connected. Install the software The following screen may be displayed by following instructions below. If you connect the printer with a USB cable, refer to "For USB during installation depending on the MEMO connections"...
  • Page 8 In the Printer Selection window, select In the Printer Installation dialog box, When the following dialog box is The printer is connected directly to a select Install with USB Connection, and displayed, make sure the printer is on and computer and click Next. click Next.
  • Page 9 When searching the available printer on the network Available printers are listed in the Search Results window. Select a printer from the list on either their IPv4 Devices or IPv6 Devices • The IPv6 Devices tab is not displayed in Windows XP, Windows tabs and click Next.
  • Page 10 When the printer cannot be found on the network If your printer cannot be found when connecting to On the tab selection screen of the control Use the ▲ and ▼ keys to select Interface the network for the fi rst time, setup an IP address panel, press the keys to select Setup and press OK.
  • Page 11 Mac OS You can print from Mac OS via USB or network connections such as Bonjour or IP. Install the software depending on your computer environment. <Compatible Operating Systems> OS X v10.6.8 to v10.9 Install the software • If you install the software, log onto the After making sure the printer is not On the desktop, double-click the CD-ROM computer as an administrator.
  • Page 12 Select the printer Select the method of connecting to the Click Add Printer. Select the printer to add from Default and printer, and click Next. click Add. For USB connection, the printer is automatically added and you should proceed to step 17. •...
  • Page 13: Store Accessories In The Pockets

    Store Accessories in the Pockets Use the manual pocket to store the manual so you can refer to it as needed. When using the stand, store the 3-inch paper core attachment and other accessories in the accessory pocket. • The accessory pocket is included with the stand.
  • Page 14 How to Display the Electronic Manuals The electronic manuals for this printer are the User's Guide, Paper Reference Guide, and Basic Guide. For details on the content of each manual, refer to "The Manuals Supplied with This Printer" on P. 1. Viewing the User's Guide and Paper Reference Guide The User's Guide and Paper Reference Guide are not included with the printer.
  • Page 15 Viewing the Basic Guide The Basic Guide is stored on the User Software CD-ROM that is included with the printer. Use the following procedure to view it. On Windows Click View Basic Guide in the Setup Open the PDF fi le that is contained in the Load the User Software CD-ROM into the Menu window.
  • Page 16: Responding To Messages

    (where x is 0, 1, or 2) If the same message is displayed again, write down the error code and message, turn off the printer, and contact your Canon dealer for assistance. Hardware error. Another kind of error has occurred.

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