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MG2900 series

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Useful Functions Available on the Machine
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  • Page 1: Online Manual

    MG2900 series Online Manual Read Me First Useful Functions Available on the Machine Overview of the Machine Printing Copying Scanning Troubleshooting English...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Troubleshooting Canon Inkjet Cloud Printing Center........
  • Page 3 Safety Guide............82 Safety Precautions.
  • Page 4 Maintenance Procedure............134 Printing the Nozzle Check Pattern.
  • Page 5 Canon IJ Network Tool Screen........
  • Page 6 Appendix for Network Communication..........241 Using the Card Slot over a Network.
  • Page 7 Canon IJ Status Monitor Description........
  • Page 8 Printing Photographs Directly from a PictBridge (Wireless LAN) Compliant Device....399 About PictBridge (Wireless LAN) Print Settings......... . . 401 Copying.
  • Page 9 Adjusting Histogram............502 Adjusting Tone Curve.
  • Page 10 Cannot Detect a Machine on a Network..........588 Cannot Detect the Machine When Setting up Network Communication.
  • Page 11 Cannot Scan Properly with Auto Scan..........635 Slow Scanning Speed.
  • Page 12 In Other Cases..............681 1000.
  • Page 13 6902..............715 6910.
  • Page 14: Read Me First

    In addition, Canon may suspend or stop the disclosure of this guide due to unavoidable reasons. Canon shall not be liable for any damage suffered by customers as a result of changes in or deletion of information in this guide, or suspension/stoppage of disclosure of this guide.
  • Page 15: How To Use The Online Manual

    How to Use the Online Manual Symbols Used in This Document Warning Instructions that, if ignored, could result in death or serious personal injury caused by incorrect operation of the equipment. These must be observed for safe operation. Caution Instructions that, if ignored, could result in personal injury or material damage caused by incorrect operation of the equipment.
  • Page 16: Trademarks And Licenses

    • Photo Rag is a trademark of Hahnemühle FineArt GmbH. • Bluetooth is a trademark of Bluetooth SIG, Inc., U.S.A. and licensed to Canon Inc. Note • The formal name of Windows Vista is Microsoft Windows Vista operating system.
  • Page 17 1. Definitions. "License" shall mean the terms and conditions for use, reproduction, and distribution as defined by Sections 1 through 9 of this document. "Licensor" shall mean the copyright owner or entity authorized by the copyright owner that is granting the License.
  • Page 18 their Contribution(s) with the Work to which such Contribution(s) was submitted. If You institute patent litigation against any entity (including a cross-claim or counterclaim in a lawsuit) alleging that the Work or a Contribution incorporated within the Work constitutes direct or contributory patent infringement, then any patent licenses granted to You under this License for that Work shall terminate as of the date such litigation is filed.
  • Page 19 goodwill, work stoppage, computer failure or malfunction, or any and all other commercial damages or losses), even if such Contributor has been advised of the possibility of such damages. 9. Accepting Warranty or Additional Liability. While redistributing the Work or Derivative Works thereof, You may choose to offer, and charge a fee for, acceptance of support, warranty, indemnity, or other liability obligations and/or rights consistent with this License.
  • Page 20: Search Tips

    Enter keywords in the search window and click (Search). You can search for target pages in this guide. Search Tips You can search for target pages by entering keywords in the search window. Note • The displayed screen may vary. •...
  • Page 21 Note • The displayed screen varies depending on your product. • Searching for Application Functions Enter your application's name and a keyword for the function you want to learn about Example: When you want to learn how to print collages with My Image Garden Enter "My Image Garden collage"...
  • Page 22: Notes On Operation Explanations

    Notes on Operation Explanations In this guide, most of the operations are described based on the windows displayed when Windows 8.1 operating system (called Windows 8.1 below) or Windows 8 operating system (called Windows 8 below) is used.
  • Page 23: Useful Functions Available On The Machine

    Useful Functions Available on the Machine Connect Wirelessly with Ease in "Access Point Mode" Print Photos Easily Using My Image Garden Download a Variety of Content Materials Print Items with Easy-PhotoPrint+ (Web Application) Connection Methods Available on the Machine Notice for Web Service Printing Use PIXMA Cloud Link Printing with Google Cloud Print Checking Printer Information...
  • Page 24: Connect Wirelessly With Ease In "access Point Mode

    Connect Wirelessly with Ease in "Access Point Mode" The machine supports "access point mode" in which you can connect to the machine wirelessly from a computer or smartphone even in an environment without an access point or wireless LAN router. Switch to "access point mode"...
  • Page 25: Print Photos Easily Using My Image Garden

    Print Photos Easily Using My Image Garden Organize Images Easily In My Image Garden, you can register the names of people and events to photos. You can organize photos easily as you can display them not only by folder but also by calendar, event, and person.
  • Page 26 Place Photos Automatically Delightful items are created easily as the selected photos are placed automatically according to the theme. Other Various Functions My Image Garden has many other useful functions. Refer to "What You Can Do with My Image Garden" for details.
  • Page 27: Download A Variety Of Content Materials

    PREMIUM Contents can be downloaded easily via My Image Garden. Downloaded PREMIUM Contents can be printed directly with My Image Garden. To download PREMIUM Contents, make sure that genuine Canon ink tanks/ink cartridges are installed for all colors on a supported printer.
  • Page 28: Print Items With Easy-photoprint+ (web Application)

    Print Items with Easy-PhotoPrint+ (Web Application) You can easily create and print personalized items such as calendars and collages, anytime and anywhere, by simply accessing Easy-PhotoPrint+ on the web from a computer or tablet. By using Easy-PhotoPrint+, you can create items in the latest environment without going through the trouble of installation.
  • Page 29: Connection Methods Available On The Machine

    Connection Methods Available on the Machine The following connection methods are available on the machine. Wireless Connection With an access point Without an access point USB Connection Wireless Connection There are two methods for connecting the printer to your device (such as a smartphone). One method is to connect using an access point, and the other method is to connect without using an access point.
  • Page 30: Usb Connection

    Connection without Using an Access Point • Connect the printer and a device without using an access point. Connect a device and the printer directly using the printer's access point mode function. • When establishing a connection in access point mode, Internet connection may become unavailable. In that case, web services for the printer cannot be used.
  • Page 31: Connection Without Using An Access Point (windows Xp)

    Connection without Using an Access Point (Windows XP) Restrictions (Appears in a new window) 1. Hold down the Wi-Fi button (A) on the printer until the Alarm lamp (B) flashes 3 times, then release the Wi-Fi button after the third flash. The printer's access point mode will be enabled.
  • Page 32 5. Enter the network key, then click Connect. 6. When connection is complete, click Back until the screen below appears. Proceed with the setup.
  • Page 33: Restrictions

    Restrictions When connecting another device while a device (such as a smartphone) is already connected to the printer, connect it using the same connection method as the connected device. If you connect using a different connection method, the connection to the device in use will be disabled. Connection Using a Wired Network cannot be performed on printers that do not support a wired connection.
  • Page 34 • When connecting a device and the printer in access point mode, Internet connection may become unavailable. In that case, web services for the printer cannot be used. • In access point mode, you can connect up to five devices at the same time. If you try to connect a sixth device while five devices are already connected, an error will appear.
  • Page 35: Notice For Web Service Printing

    Canon shall not be held responsible for any damages resulting from such actions. • In no event shall Canon be liable for any damages whatsoever resulting from the use of the web services.
  • Page 36 Copyrights and Rights of Publicity When printing from the photo sharing site: • Observe the conditions of use of the photo sharing site when you use photos on the site. • It is unlawful to reproduce or edit the copyrighted work of another person without permission from the copyright holder, except for personal use, use within the home, or other use within the limited scope as defined by the copyright.
  • Page 37: Use Pixma Cloud Link

    Use PIXMA Cloud Link By using PIXMA Cloud Link, you can connect your printer to a cloud service, such as CANON iMAGE GATEWAY, Evernote, or Twitter, and use the following functions from your printer or from the web browser on your smartphone, tablet, or computer.
  • Page 38: Using Pixma Cloud Link From Your Smartphone, Tablet, Or Computer

    Using PIXMA Cloud Link from Your Smartphone, Tablet, or Computer Before Using Canon Inkjet Cloud Printing Center Preparations Before Using Canon Inkjet Cloud Printing Center Using Canon Inkjet Cloud Printing Center Adding a Printer Troubleshooting Canon Inkjet Cloud Printing Center...
  • Page 39: Before Using Canon Inkjet Cloud Printing Center

    Before Using Canon Inkjet Cloud Printing Center Canon Inkjet Cloud Printing Center is a service that links with the cloud function of the printer and allows you to perform operations such as registering and managing apps from your smartphone or tablet device, and checking the print status, print error, and ink status of the printer.
  • Page 40: Requirements For Canon Inkjet Cloud Printing Center Operation

    Mac OS X v10.6-OS X Mavericks v10.9 Safari 5.1, 6, 7 * When you use Internet Explorer 8, the web pages may not display correctly. Canon recommends that you upgrade to Internet Explorer 9 or later, or use another browser.
  • Page 41 • In an in-house network environment, the 5222 port must be released. For confirmation instructions, contact the network administrator.
  • Page 42: Preparations Before Using Canon Inkjet Cloud Printing Center

    Preparations Before Using Canon Inkjet Cloud Printing Center To use the Canon Inkjet Cloud Printing Center, you need to follow the steps described below and register the user information. 1. Check that the printer is connected to the Internet Important •...
  • Page 43 There will be no error display even if you could not receive the e-mail because of the spam filter setting or if you entered an incorrect e-mail address. 7. When an e-mail with the subject "Information on Canon Inkjet Cloud Printing Center" is sent to the e-mail address that you entered, select the URL 8.
  • Page 44 9. In the user information entry screen, enter your Password, and select Next Enter your password for logging in to the Canon Inkjet Cloud Printing Center.
  • Page 45 Important • There are character restrictions for the Password, as shown below. • The password needs to be between 8 and 32 characters long, using single-byte alphanumeric characters and symbols (!"#$%&'()*+,-./:;<=>?@[\]^_`{|}~). (Alphabets are case-sensitive) 10. Enter the User name Enter the name that identifies the user. Important •...
  • Page 46 11. Specify the Time zone setting, and select Next Select your region on the list. If you cannot find your region on the list, select the one closest to your region. Apply daylight saving time This appears only when there is a daylight saving time in the Time zone that you selected. Select whether or not to apply the daylight saving time.
  • Page 47 The registration is complete. A registration completion message is displayed. When you select the OK button in the message, the login screen is displayed. Enter the registered e-mail address and password, and log in to the Canon Inkjet Cloud Printing Center. Using Canon Inkjet Cloud Printing Center...
  • Page 48: Canon Inkjet Cloud Printing Center Window

    Canon Inkjet Cloud Printing Center window This section describes the Canon Inkjet Cloud Printing Center screens that are displayed on your smartphone, tablet device, or computer. Description of the Login screen Description of the Main screen Description of the Login screen This section provides the description of the Login screen of Canon Inkjet Cloud Printing Center.
  • Page 49: Description Of The Main Screen

    This displays the descriptions of this service. Description of the Main screen When you log in to the Canon Inkjet Cloud Printing Center, the Main screen appears. With this service, the functions available to Standard user of the printer are different from those available to the printer Administrator.
  • Page 50 For general users, the Select printer screen appears. Mng. printer screen (Select printer screen) From the Mng. printer screen (Select printer screen), you can check*and update* printer information registered to the Canon Inkjet Cloud Printing Center, change printer names, delete printers,...
  • Page 51 When transferring the ownership of the printer, select Clear the information saved on the printer. • Add printers Select this to add printers to be used in the Canon Inkjet Cloud Printing Center. Note • Up to 16 printers are guaranteed to operate for each e-mail address.
  • Page 52 Manage users screen From the Manage users screen, you can check user information registered to the Canon Inkjet Cloud Printing Center, delete users, users, and change the Administrator and Standard user settings. • User deletion Select the check box of the user to be deleted, and select Delete.
  • Page 53 • Sort This displays the screen to sort registered apps. You can use the buttons to change the display order of apps. When you finish sorting, press the Done button to confirm the order. • Latest notices* This displays the latest notices. The symbol indicates that there is a new unread notice.
  • Page 54 • Help/legal notices* The description of the Canon Inkjet Cloud Printing Center screen and various reminders are displayed. • Log out* This opens the Log out screen of the Canon Inkjet Cloud Printing Center. (4) Display area The display changes based on the menu you select.
  • Page 55 On the Search apps screen, the apps that you can register by using the Canon Inkjet Cloud Printing Center are displayed by category. ◦ When you select , the details of the app are displayed. When you select , you can choose to register or unregister the app.
  • Page 56: If You Are Using A Pc

    • Properties* This screen displays the status of the printer that is currently selected. You can check how much ink is remaining or details about an error that occurred. You can also access the ink purchasing site and the Online Manual. Important •...
  • Page 57 When you select the Mng. printer (Select printer) button, the Mng. printer (Select printer) screen appears. From the Mng. printer screen (Select printer screen), you can check*and update* printer information registered to the Canon Inkjet Cloud Printing Center, change printer names, delete printers,...
  • Page 58 When transferring the ownership of the printer, select Clear the information saved on the printer. • Add printers Select this to add printers to be used in the Canon Inkjet Cloud Printing Center. Note • Up to 16 printers are guaranteed to operate for each e-mail address.
  • Page 59 From the Manage users screen, you can check user information registered to the Canon Inkjet Cloud Printing Center, delete users, users, and change the Administrator and Standard user settings. • User deletion Select the check box of the user to be deleted, and select Delete.
  • Page 60 The Registered screen lists registered apps. You can check the information of these apps or deregister them. On the Search apps screen, the apps that you can register by using the Canon Inkjet Cloud Printing Center are displayed by category.
  • Page 61 : Can be used with genuine Canon ink. • Properties* This screen displays the status of the printer that is currently selected. You can check how much ink is remaining or details about an error that occurred. You can also access the ink purchasing site and the Online Manual.
  • Page 62 (8) Display area The display changes based on the menu you select.
  • Page 63: Using Canon Inkjet Cloud Printing Center

    Using Canon Inkjet Cloud Printing Center When the user registration is completed, you can log in to the Canon Inkjet Cloud Printing Center and use the service. 1. From your PC, smartphone, or tablet, access the service login URL (http://cs.c-ij.com/) 2.
  • Page 64 • This is available if you are using a smartphone or tablet. Note • You can use CANON iMAGE GATEWAY to print jpg and jpeg file formats. 1. On the Main screen, select the app to be used 2. Enter the information according to the instructions on the authentication screen, and then select Log in 3.
  • Page 65 4. In the displayed image list, select the image that you want to print, and then select Next 5. Make the necessary print settings, and then select Print...
  • Page 66 6. A print job completion message appears, and printing starts To continue printing, select Continue, and perform the operation from Step 3. To end the printing, select Apps. The screen returns to the apps list screen. Important • If a print job is not printed within 24 hours after the print job is issued, the print job will expire and cannot be printed.
  • Page 67: Adding A Printer

    Adding a Printer With one account, you can use the Canon Inkjet Cloud Printing Center services on multiple printers. The procedure for adding a printer is as follows: 1. From the browser on your smartphone, tablet, or computer, access the authentication site 2.
  • Page 68 Note • When you access the service from Remote UI, the Printer registration ID is entered automatically. Printer addition is completed. Troubleshooting Canon Inkjet Cloud Printing Center...
  • Page 69: Troubleshooting Canon Inkjet Cloud Printing Center

    If the information is still not updated, then check that the product is connected to the Internet. If you do not receive the registration e-mail You may have entered a different e-mail address during the user registration of Canon Inkjet Cloud Printing Center.
  • Page 70 Internet connection, and then re-submit the print job. Printing starts on its own even if you do not do anything A third party may be able to illegally use the Canon Inkjet Cloud Printing Center services. Remote UI startup ->...
  • Page 71: Printing With Google Cloud Print

    Printing with Google Cloud Print The printer is compatible with Google Cloud Print™ (Google Cloud Print is a service provided by Google Inc.). By using Google Cloud Print, you can print from anywhere with applications or services supporting Google Cloud Print. Preparations for Printing with Google Cloud Print Printing from Computer or Smartphone with Google Cloud Print Important...
  • Page 72: Preparations For Printing With Google Cloud Print

    Preparations for Printing with Google Cloud Print To print with Google Cloud Print, you need to get Google account and register the printer with Google Cloud Print in advance. Getting Google Account If you already have Google account, register the printer. Registering the Printer with Google Cloud Print Getting Google Account First, get your Google account in order to register the printer with Google Cloud Print.
  • Page 73 3. Select Google Cloud Print setup -> Register with Google Cloud Print Note • If you have already registered the printer with Google Cloud Print, the confirmation message to re-register the printer is displayed. 4. When the confirmation screen to register the printer is displayed, select Yes 5.
  • Page 74: Printing From Computer Or Smartphone With Google Cloud Print

    Printing from Computer or Smartphone with Google Cloud Print When you send print data with Google Cloud Print, the printer receives the print data and prints it automatically if the printer is turned on. When printing from a smartphone, tablet, computer, or other external device by using Google Cloud Print, load paper into the printer in advance.
  • Page 75 • If you select plain paper as media type or if you select B5/A5-size as paper size, the print data is printed with border even when you select the borderless print setting. • The print results may differ from the print image depending on the print data. •...
  • Page 76: Checking Printer Information

    You can use your smartphone, tablet, or computer to check the Printer status and execute utility functions from apps such as Canon Inkjet Print Utility and PIXMA Printing Solutions. You can also use the convenient web services presented by Canon.
  • Page 77 Printer status This function displays printer information such as the remaining ink amount, the status, and detailed error information. You can also connect to the ink purchase site or support page, and use Web Services. Utilities This function allows you to set and execute the printer utility functions such as cleaning. Google Cloud Print setup This function allows you to register this printer to Google Cloud Print or delete the printer.
  • Page 78: Online Storage Integration Function

    Online Storage Integration Function The printer can integrate with online storage services such as Evernote. Integration with Online Notetaking Service "Evernote" If an Evernote client application is installed on your computer, you can import scanned images into the application and upload them to the Evernote server. The uploaded images can be browsed from other computers, smartphones, etc.
  • Page 79: Print Easily From A Smartphone Or Tablet With Pixma Printing Solutions

    Print Easily from a Smartphone or Tablet with PIXMA Printing Solutions Use PIXMA Printing Solutions to easily print photos saved on a smartphone or tablet wirelessly. You can also receive scanned data (PDF or JPEG) directly on a smartphone or tablet without using a computer.
  • Page 80: Printing With Windows Rt

    When the connection is complete, the Canon Inkjet Print Utility software, which allows you to specify detailed print settings, is downloaded automatically. By using Canon Inkjet Print Utility, you can check the Printer status and specify detailed print settings. (The available functions will differ depending on your usage environment and connection method.)
  • Page 81: Overview Of The Machine

    Overview of the Machine Safety Guide Safety Precautions Regulatory and Safety Information Main Components and Basic Operations Main Components About the Power Supply of the Machine Loading Paper / Originals Loading Paper Loading Originals Replacing a FINE Cartridge Replacing a FINE Cartridge Checking the Ink Status from Your Computer Checking the Ink Status Maintenance...
  • Page 82: Safety Guide

    Safety Guide Safety Precautions Regulatory and Safety Information...
  • Page 83: Safety Precautions

    Safety Precautions Choosing a location • Do not install the machine in a location that is unstable or subject to excessive vibration. • Do not install the machine in locations that are very humid or dusty, in direct sunlight, outdoors, or close to a heating source.
  • Page 84: Regulatory And Safety Information

    20cm between the radiator and persons body (excluding extremities: hands, wrists, feet and ankles) and must not be colocated or operated with any other antenna or transmitter. Canon U.S.A., Inc. One Canon Park Melville, New York 11747...
  • Page 85: Users In Canada

    For more information about where you can drop off your waste equipment for recycling, please contact your local city office, waste authority, approved WEEE scheme or your household waste disposal service. For more information regarding return and recycling of WEEE products, please visit www.canon- europe.com/weee.
  • Page 86: Environmental Information

    If you wish to set a longer Activation Time or would like to completely deactivate the Power Save Mode, please consider that this device may then only switch to a lower energy level after a longer period of time or not at all. Canon does not recommend extending the Activation Times from the optimum ones set as default.
  • Page 87: Energy Star

    ® Energy Star ® The Energy Star programme is a voluntary scheme to promote the development and purchase of energy efficient models, which help to minimise environmental impact. ® Products which meet the stringent requirements of the Energy Star programme for both environmental ®...
  • Page 88: Main Components And Basic Operations

    Main Components and Basic Operations Main Components About the Power Supply of the Machine...
  • Page 89: Main Components

    Main Components Front View Rear View Inside View Operation Panel...
  • Page 90: Front View

    Front View (1) document cover Open to load an original on the platen glass. (2) paper support Open to load paper in the rear tray. (3) paper guide Align with the left side of the paper stack. (4) rear tray Load paper here.
  • Page 91 (8) operation panel Use to change the settings of the machine or to operate it. Operation Panel (9) platen glass Load an original here.
  • Page 92: Rear View

    Rear View (1) power cord connector Plug in the supplied power cord. (2) USB port Plug in the USB cable to connect the machine with a computer. Important • Do not touch the metal casing. • Do not plug in or unplug the USB cable while the machine is printing or scanning originals with the computer.
  • Page 93: Inside View

    Inside View (1) FINE cartridge (ink cartridges) A replaceable cartridge that integrates print head and ink tank. (2) FINE cartridge holder Install the FINE cartridge. The color FINE cartridge should be installed into the left slot and the black FINE cartridge should be installed into the right slot.
  • Page 94: Operation Panel

    Operation Panel * All lamps on the operation panel are shown lit in the figure below for explanatory purposes. (1) ON button Turns the power on or off. Before turning on the power, make sure that the document cover is closed. Turning the Machine On and Off (2) ON lamp Lights after flashing when the power is turned on.
  • Page 95 (5) Alarm lamp Lights or flashes when an error occurs. When performing machine maintenance or machine settings, options can be selected according to the number of flashes. (6) ink lamps Light or flash when ink runs out, etc. The upper lamp indicates the black FINE cartridge status, the lower lamp the color FINE cartridge status.
  • Page 96: About The Power Supply Of The Machine

    About the Power Supply of the Machine Confirming that the Power Is On Turning the Machine On and Off Notice for the Power Plug/Power Cord Notice for Unplugging the Power Cord...
  • Page 97: Confirming That The Power Is On

    Confirming that the Power Is On The ON lamp is lit when the machine is turned on. Note • It may take a while for the machine to start printing immediately after you turn on the machine.
  • Page 98: Turning The Machine On And Off

    Turning the Machine On and Off Turning on the machine 1. Press the ON button to turn on the machine. The ON lamp flashes and then remains lit. Confirming that the Power Is On Note • It may take a while for the machine to start printing immediately after you turn on the machine. •...
  • Page 99 Note • You can set the machine to automatically turn off when no operations are performed or no print jobs are sent to the machine for a certain interval. This is the default setting. For details on the auto power off feature, see below. From the machine Turning on/off the Machine Automatically From the computer...
  • Page 100: Notice For The Power Plug/power Cord

    Notice for the Power Plug/Power Cord Unplug the power cord once a month to confirm that the power plug/power cord does not have anything unusual described below. • The power plug/power cord is hot. • The power plug/power cord is rusty. •...
  • Page 101: Notice For Unplugging The Power Cord

    Notice for Unplugging the Power Cord To unplug the power cord, follow the procedure below. Important • When you unplug the power cord, press the ON button, then confirm that the ON lamp is off. Unplugging the power cord while the ON lamp is lit or flashing may cause drying or clogging of the print head and print quality may be reduced.
  • Page 102: Loading Paper / Originals

    Loading Paper / Originals Loading Paper Loading Originals...
  • Page 103: Loading Paper

    Loading Paper Loading Plain Paper / Photo Paper Loading Envelopes Media Types You Can Use Media Types You Cannot Use Printing Area...
  • Page 104: Loading Plain Paper / Photo Paper

    • If you cut plain paper into small size such as 4" x 6" (10 x 15 cm) or 5" x 7" (13 x 18 cm) to perform trial print, it can cause paper jams. Note • We recommend Canon genuine photo paper for printing photos. For details on the Canon genuine paper, see Media Types You Can Use.
  • Page 105 3. Slide the paper guide (A) to the left, and load the paper against the far right of the rear tray WITH THE PRINT SIDE FACING YOU. 4. Slide the paper guide (A) to align it with the paper stack. Do not slide the paper guide too hard against the paper.
  • Page 106 Note • The machine may make operating noise when feeding paper. • After loading paper, select the size and type of the loaded paper on the print settings screen of the printer driver.
  • Page 107: Loading Envelopes

    Loading Envelopes You can load Envelope DL and Envelope Com 10. The address is automatically rotated and printed according to the envelope's direction by specifying with the printer driver properly. Important • Printing of envelopes from a digital camera is not supported. •...
  • Page 108 3. Slide the paper guide (A) to the left, and load the envelopes against the far right of the rear tray WITH THE PRINT SIDE FACING YOU. The folded flap of the envelope will be faced up on the left side. Up to 5 envelopes can be loaded at once.
  • Page 109 Note • Do not load envelopes higher than the load limit mark (D). Note • The machine may make operating noise when feeding envelopes. • After loading envelopes, select the size and type of the loaded envelopes on the print settings screen of the printer driver.
  • Page 110: Media Types You Can Use

    Canon genuine paper, access our website. Note • You may not be able to purchase some Canon genuine papers depending on the country or region of purchase. Paper is not sold in the US by Model Number. Purchase paper by name.
  • Page 111: Paper Weight

    • 17 to 28 lb (64 to 105 g /m ) (plain paper except for Canon genuine paper) Do not use heavier or lighter paper (except for Canon genuine paper), as it could jam in the machine. Notes on Storing Paper •...
  • Page 112: Paper Load Limit

    Approx. 10 sheets (10 sheets: Legal) Envelopes 5 envelopes Canon Genuine Papers Note • We recommend that you remove the previously printed sheet from the paper output tray before continuously printing to avoid blurs and discoloration. Paper for printing photos: Media Name <Model No.>...
  • Page 113: Media Types You Cannot Use

    • Paper that is too thin (weighing less than 17 lb (64 g /m • Paper that is too thick (plain paper weighing more than 28 lb (105 g /m ), except for Canon genuine paper) • Paper thinner than a postcard, including plain paper or notepad paper cut to a small size (when printing on paper smaller than A5) •...
  • Page 114: Printing Area

    Printing Area Printing Area Other Sizes than Letter, Legal, Envelopes Letter, Legal Envelopes...
  • Page 115: Printing Area

    Recommended printing area : Canon recommends that you print within this area. Printable area : The area where it is possible to print. However, printing in this area can affect the print...
  • Page 116: Other Sizes Than Letter, Legal, Envelopes

    Other Sizes than Letter, Legal, Envelopes Size Printable Area (width x height) 5.56 x 7.49 inches (141.2 x 190.3 mm) 8.00 x 10.92 inches (203.2 x 277.3 mm) 6.90 x 9.34 inches (175.2 x 237.3 mm) 4" x 6" (10 x 15 cm) 3.73 x 5.22 inches (94.8 x 132.7 mm) 5"...
  • Page 117: Letter, Legal

    Letter, Legal Size Printable Area (width x height) Letter 8.00 x 10.22 inches (203.2 x 259.7 mm) Legal 8.00 x 13.22 inches (203.2 x 335.9 mm) Recommended printing area (A) 1.24 inches (31.6 mm) (B) 1.15 inches (29.2 mm) Printable area (C) 0.12 inch (3.0 mm) (D) 0.66 inch (16.7 mm) (E) 0.25 inch (6.4 mm)
  • Page 118: Envelopes

    Envelopes Size Recommended Printing Area (width x height) Envelope DL 3.88 x 7.06 inches (98.8 x 179.5 mm) Envelope Com 10 3.68 x 7.90 inches (93.5 x 200.8 mm) Recommended printing area (A) 0.31 inch (8.0 mm) (B) 1.28 inches (32.5 mm) (C) 0.22 inch (5.6 mm) (D) 0.22 inch (5.6 mm)
  • Page 119: Loading Originals

    Loading Originals Loading Originals on the Platen Glass Originals You Can Load...
  • Page 120: Loading Originals On The Platen Glass

    Loading Originals on the Platen Glass 1. Load an original on the platen glass. 1. Open the document cover. Important • Do not place any object on the document cover. It will fall into the rear tray when the document cover is opened and cause the machine to malfunction.
  • Page 121 Important • After loading the original on the platen glass, be sure to close the document cover before starting to copy or scan.
  • Page 122: Originals You Can Load

    Originals You Can Load Item Details Types of originals - Text document, magazine, or newspaper - Printed photo, postcard, business card, or disc (BD/DVD/CD, etc.) Size (width x height) Max. 8.5 x 11.7 inches (216 x 297 mm)
  • Page 123: Replacing A Fine Cartridge

    Replacing a FINE Cartridge Replacing a FINE Cartridge Checking the Ink Status...
  • Page 124: Replacing A Fine Cartridge

    Replacing a FINE Cartridge When remaining ink cautions or errors occur, the ink lamps and the Alarm lamp will flash to inform you of the error. Count the number of flashes and take appropriate action. If an Error Occurs Replacing Procedure When you need to replace a FINE cartridge, follow the procedure below.
  • Page 125 Useful Information about Ink 1. Make sure that the power is turned on. 2. Retract the paper output tray and the output tray extension. 3. Open the cover. 4. The FINE cartridge holder moves to the replacement position. Caution • Do not hold the FINE cartridge holder to stop or move it forcibly. Do not touch the FINE cartridge holder until it stops completely.
  • Page 126 Important • Handle the FINE cartridge carefully to avoid staining of clothing or the surrounding area. • Discard the empty FINE cartridge according to the local laws and regulations regarding disposal of consumables. 6. Prepare a new FINE cartridge. 1. Take a new FINE cartridge out of its package and remove the protective tape (C) gently. Important •...
  • Page 127 7. Install the FINE cartridge. 1. Insert the new FINE cartridge at a slant into the FINE cartridge holder. The color FINE cartridge should be installed into the left slot and the black FINE cartridge should be installed into the right slot. Important •...
  • Page 128 Important • Check if the FINE cartridge is installed correctly.
  • Page 129 • The machine cannot print unless both the color FINE cartridge and black FINE cartridge are installed. Be sure to install both cartridges. 8. Close the cover. Note • If the Alarm lamp lights or flashes after the cover is closed, take appropriate action. If an Error Occurs •...
  • Page 130: Checking The Ink Status

    Checking the Ink Status Checking the Ink Status with the Ink Lamps on the Operation Panel You can also check the ink status on the computer screen. Checking the Ink Status from Your Computer...
  • Page 131: Checking The Ink Status With The Ink Lamps On The Operation Panel

    Checking the Ink Status with the Ink Lamps on the Operation Panel Note • The ink level detector is mounted on the machine to detect the remaining ink level. The machine considers as ink is full when a new FINE cartridge is installed, and then starts to detect a remaining ink level.
  • Page 132: Maintenance

    Maintenance When Printing Becomes Faint or Colors Are Incorrect Performing Maintenance from a Computer Cleaning the Machine...
  • Page 133: When Printing Becomes Faint Or Colors Are Incorrect

    When Printing Becomes Faint or Colors Are Incorrect Maintenance Procedure Printing the Nozzle Check Pattern Examining the Nozzle Check Pattern Cleaning the Print Head Cleaning the Print Head Deeply Aligning the Print Head...
  • Page 134: Maintenance Procedure

    Maintenance Procedure If print results are blurred, colors are not printed correctly, or print results are unsatisfactory (e.g. misaligned printed ruled lines), perform the maintenance procedure below. Important • Do not rinse or wipe the FINE cartridge. This can cause trouble with the FINE cartridge. Note •...
  • Page 135 Cleaning the Print Heads from Your Computer After cleaning the print head, print and examine the nozzle check pattern: Step1 If the problem is not resolved after performing from step 1 to step 3 twice: Clean the print head deeply. Step4 From the machine Cleaning the Print Head Deeply...
  • Page 136: Printing The Nozzle Check Pattern

    Printing the Nozzle Check Pattern Print the nozzle check pattern to determine whether the ink ejects properly from the print head nozzle. Note • If the remaining ink level is low, the nozzle check pattern will not be printed correctly. Replace the FINE cartridge whose ink is low.
  • Page 137: Examining The Nozzle Check Pattern

    Examining the Nozzle Check Pattern Examine the nozzle check pattern, and clean the print head if necessary. 1. Check if there are missing lines in the pattern (A) or horizontal white streaks in the pattern (B). (C) Number of sheets printed so far If there are missing lines in the pattern (A): Cleaning the print head is required.
  • Page 138: Cleaning The Print Head

    Cleaning the Print Head Clean the print head if lines are missing or if horizontal white streaks are present in the printed nozzle check pattern. Cleaning unclogs the nozzles and restores the print head condition. Cleaning the print head consumes ink, so clean the print head only when necessary. 1.
  • Page 139: Cleaning The Print Head Deeply

    Cleaning the Print Head Deeply If print quality does not improve by the standard cleaning of the print head, clean the print head deeply. Cleaning the print head deeply consumes more ink than the standard cleaning of the print head, so clean the print head deeply only when necessary.
  • Page 140: Aligning The Print Head

    Aligning the Print Head If printed ruled lines are misaligned or print results are otherwise unsatisfactory, adjust the print head position. Note • If the remaining ink level is low, the print head alignment sheet will not be printed correctly. Replace the FINE cartridge whose ink is low.
  • Page 141 • If the print head alignment sheet was not printed correctly, press the Stop button, then redo this procedure from the beginning. 5. Scan the print head alignment sheet to adjust the print head position. 1. Load the print head alignment sheet on the platen glass. Load the print head alignment sheet WITH THE PRINTED SIDE FACING DOWN and align the mark the bottom right corner of the sheet with the alignment mark 2.
  • Page 142: Performing Maintenance From A Computer

    Performing Maintenance from a Computer Cleaning the Print Heads from Your Computer Cleaning the Paper Feed Rollers from Your Computer Aligning the Print Head Aligning the Print Head Position Automatically from Your Computer Aligning the Print Head Position from Your Computer Use Your Computer to Print a Nozzle Check Pattern Cleaning Inside the Printer...
  • Page 143: Cleaning The Print Heads From Your Computer

    Cleaning the Print Heads from Your Computer The print head cleaning function allows you to clear up clogged print head nozzle. Perform print head cleaning if printing is faint or a specific color fails to print, even though there is enough ink. The procedure for cleaning the print head is as follows: Cleaning 1.
  • Page 144 When the Deep Cleaning dialog box opens, select the ink group for which deep cleaning is to be performed. Click Initial Check Items to display the items you need to check before performing deep cleaning. 3. Execute deep cleaning Make sure that the printer is on and then click Execute. Click OK when the confirmation message appears.
  • Page 145: Cleaning The Paper Feed Rollersfrom Your Computer

    Cleaning the Paper Feed Rollersfrom Your Computer Cleans the paper feed rollers. Perform feed roller cleaning when there are paper particles sticking to the paper feed rollers and paper is not fed properly. The procedure for performing the feed roller cleaning is as follows: Roller Cleaning 1.
  • Page 146: Aligning The Print Head

    Aligning the Print Head When you perform head position adjustment, errors in the print head adjustment position are corrected and conditions such as color and line streaking are improved. If the print results appear uneven because of line shifts or other conditions, adjust the position of the print head.
  • Page 147: Aligning The Print Head Position From Your Computer

    Aligning the Print Head Position from Your Computer Print head alignment corrects the installation positions of the print head and improves deviated colors and lines. This printer supports two head alignment methods: automatic head alignment and manual head alignment. The procedure for performing manual print head alignment is as follows: Print Head Alignment 1.
  • Page 148 When you have entered all the necessary values, click OK. Note • If it is difficult to pick the best pattern, pick the setting that produces the least noticeable vertical streaks. (A) Least noticeable vertical streaks (B) Most noticeable vertical streaks •...
  • Page 149 When you have entered all the necessary values, click OK. Note • If it is difficult to pick the best pattern, pick the setting that produces the least noticeable vertical streaks. (A) Least noticeable vertical streaks (B) Most noticeable vertical streaks 11.
  • Page 150 When you have entered all the necessary values, click OK. Note • If it is difficult to pick the best pattern, pick the setting that produces the least noticeable horizontal stripes. (A) Least noticeable horizontal stripes (B) Most noticeable horizontal stripes Note •...
  • Page 151: Aligning The Print Head Position Automatically From Your Computer

    Aligning the Print Head Position Automatically from Your Computer Print head alignment corrects the installation positions of the print head and improves deviated colors and lines. This printer supports two head alignment methods: automatic head alignment and manual head alignment. Normally, the printer is set for automatic head alignment.
  • Page 152: Use Your Computer To Print A Nozzle Check Pattern

    Use Your Computer to Print a Nozzle Check Pattern The nozzle check function allows you to check whether the print head is working properly by printing a nozzle check pattern. Print the pattern if printing becomes faint, or if a specific color fails to print. The procedure for printing a nozzle check pattern is as follows: Nozzle Check 1.
  • Page 153: Cleaning Inside The Printer

    Cleaning Inside the Printer Perform bottom plate cleaning before you execute duplex printing to prevent smudges on the back side of the paper. Also perform bottom plate cleaning if ink smudges caused by something other than print data appear on the printed page.
  • Page 154: Cleaning The Machine

    Cleaning the Machine Cleaning the Exterior of the Machine Cleaning the Platen Glass and Document Cover Cleaning the Paper Feed Roller Cleaning the Inside of the Machine (Bottom Plate Cleaning)
  • Page 155: Cleaning The Exterior Of The Machine

    Cleaning the Exterior of the Machine Be sure to use a soft and dry cloth such as eyeglasses cleaning cloth and wipe off dirt on the surface gently. Smooth out wrinkles on the cloth if necessary before cleaning. Important • Be sure to turn off the power and unplug the power cord before cleaning the machine. •...
  • Page 156: Cleaning The Platen Glass And Document Cover

    Cleaning the Platen Glass and Document Cover Important • Be sure to turn off the power and unplug the power cord before cleaning the machine. • Do not use tissue paper, paper towels, rough-textured cloth, or similar materials for cleaning so as not to scratch the surface.
  • Page 157: Cleaning The Paper Feed Roller

    Cleaning the Paper Feed Roller If the paper feed rollers are dirty or paper powder is attached to it, paper may not be fed properly. In this case, clean the paper feed rollers. Cleaning will wear out the paper feed rollers, so perform this only when necessary.
  • Page 158: Cleaning The Inside Of The Machine (bottom Plate Cleaning)

    Cleaning the Inside of the Machine (Bottom Plate Cleaning) Remove stains from the inside of the machine. If the inside of the machine becomes dirty, printed paper may get dirty, so we recommend performing cleaning regularly. You need to prepare: a sheet of A4 or Letter-sized plain paper* * Be sure to use a new piece of paper.
  • Page 159 Important • Be sure to turn off the power and unplug the power cord before cleaning the machine.
  • Page 160: Changing The Machine Settings

    Changing the Machine Settings Changing Machine Settings from Your Computer Initializing the Machine Settings Disabling the Wireless LAN Function of the Machine...
  • Page 161: Changing Machine Settings From Your Computer

    Changing Machine Settings from Your Computer Changing the Print Options Registering a Frequently Used Printing Profile Setting the Ink Cartridge to be Used Managing the Printer Power Reducing the Printer Noise Changing the Printer Operation Mode...
  • Page 162: Changing The Print Options

    Changing the Print Options You can change the detailed printer driver settings for print data that is sent from an application software. Specify this option if you encounter print failures such as part of an image data being cut off. The procedure for changing the print options is as follows: 1.
  • Page 163: Registering A Frequently Used Printing Profile

    Registering a Frequently Used Printing Profile You can register the frequently used printing profile to Commonly Used Settings on the Quick Setup tab. Unnecessary printing profiles can be deleted at any time. The procedure for registering a printing profile is as follows: Registering a Printing Profile 1.
  • Page 164: Deleting Unnecessary Printing Profile

    Important • To save the page size, orientation, and number of copies that was set in each sheet, click Options..., and check each item. Note • When you re-install the printer driver or upgrade the printer driver version, the print settings that are already registered will be deleted from Commonly Used Settings.
  • Page 165: Setting The Ink Cartridge To Be Used

    Setting the Ink Cartridge to be Used This feature enables you to specify the most appropriate FINE cartridge among installed cartridges according to an intended use. When one of the FINE cartridges becomes empty and cannot be replaced immediately by a new one, you can specify the other FINE cartridge that still has ink and continue printing.
  • Page 166: Managing The Printer Power

    Managing the Printer Power This function allows you to manage the printer power from the printer driver. The procedure for managing the printer power is as follows: Power Off The Power Off function turns off the printer. When you use this function, you will not be able to turn the printer on from the printer driver.
  • Page 167 Note • When the printer is turned off, the Canon IJ Status Monitor message varies depending on the Auto Power On setting. When the setting is Enable, "Printer is standing by" is displayed. When the setting is Disable, "Printer is offline"...
  • Page 168: Reducing The Printer Noise

    Reducing the Printer Noise The silent function allows you to reduce the operating noise of this printer. Select when you wish to reduce the operating noise of the printer at night, etc. Using this function may lower the print speed. The procedure for using the quiet mode is as follows: Quiet Settings 1.
  • Page 169 Note • The effects of the quiet mode may be less depending on the print quality settings.
  • Page 170: Changing The Printer Operation Mode

    Changing the Printer Operation Mode If necessary, switch between various modes of printer operation. The procedure for configuring Custom Settings is as follows: Custom Settings 1. Open the printer driver setup window 2. Make sure that the printer is on, and then click Custom Settings on the Maintenance The Custom Settings dialog box opens.
  • Page 171: Changing The Machine Settings Using The Operation Panel

    Changing the Machine Settings Using the Operation Panel About Quiet setting Turning on/off the Machine Automatically Using the Machine with the Access Point Mode...
  • Page 172: About Quiet Setting

    About Quiet setting Enables this function on the machine if you want to reduce the operating noise, such as when printing at night. Follow the procedure below to perform setting. Make sure that the machine is turned on. 2. Press and hold the Stop button until the Alarm lamp flashes 9 times. 3.
  • Page 173: Turning On/off The Machine Automatically

    Turning on/off the Machine Automatically You can enable the machine to turn on/off automatically considering the environment Turning on the Machine Automatically Turning off the Machine Automatically Turning on the Machine Automatically You can enable the machine to turn on automatically when you perform printing or scanning operations from the computer.
  • Page 174: Using The Machine With The Access Point Mode

    Using the Machine with the Access Point Mode By using the machine as an access point in an environment that does not have wireless LAN router or access point, or by using the machine as an access point temporarily in an environment that has wireless LAN router or access point, you can connect the machine to an external device such as a computer or a smartphone and print/scan from them.
  • Page 175: How To Terminate The Access Point Mode

    Perform wireless LAN settings with your external device, then assign the access point name specified for the machine as a destination. Note • For details on how to perform wireless LAN settings with an external device, refer to the device's instruction manual. •...
  • Page 176 Note • To confirm the MAC address of the machine, print out the network setting information. Printing Out Network Setting Information • You can change the security setting and the password using IJ Network Tool. If you change the access point mode setting of the machine, also change the access point setting of the external device such as a computer or a smartphone.
  • Page 177: Initializing The Machine Settings

    Initializing the Machine Settings You can initialize the machine settings. Important • When using the machine over wireless LAN, note that initialization erases all network settings on the machine, and printing operation from a computer over network may become impossible. To use the machine over network, perform setup with the Setup CD-ROM or perform it according to the instructions on our website.
  • Page 178: Disabling The Wireless Lan Function Of The Machine

    Disabling the Wireless LAN Function of the Machine Follow the procedure below to disable the wireless LAN. Make sure that the machine is turned on. 2. Press and hold the Stop button until the Alarm lamp flashes 18 times. 3. Release the Stop button. 4.
  • Page 179: Information About Network Connection

    Information about Network Connection Useful Information about Network Connection...
  • Page 180: Useful Information About Network Connection

    Useful Information about Network Connection Default Values Set at Factory (Network) Connecting the Machine to the Computer Using a USB Cable When Detecting the Printers Have the Same Name during Setup Connecting to Other Computer with LAN/Changing the Connection Method from USB to LAN Printing Out Network Setting Information...
  • Page 181: Default Values Set At Factory (network)

    Enable Enable/disable WSD (WSD settings) Enable Timeout setting (WSD settings) 1 minute Enable/disable Bonjour (Bonjour settings) Enable Service name (Bonjour settings) Canon MG2900 series LPR protocol setting Enable PictBridge communication Enable Wireless LAN DRX Enable (* The default value in this item varies by the machine.)
  • Page 182: Connecting The Machine To The Computer Using A Usb Cable

    Connecting the Machine to the Computer Using a USB Cable Connect the machine and the computer using a USB cable as the illustration below. The USB port is located on the rear of the machine.
  • Page 183: When Detecting The Printers Have The Same Name During Setup

    When Detecting the Printers Have the Same Name during Setup When the printer is detected during setup, you may see multiple printers of the same name on the detection result screen. Select a printer with checking the MAC address or the serial number set to the printer against that on the detection result screen.
  • Page 184: Connecting To Other Computer With Lan/changing The Connection Method From Usb To Lan

    Connecting to Other Computer with LAN/Changing the Connection Method from USB to LAN To add the computer connecting the machine with LAN or to change the connection method between the machine and the computer from USB to LAN, perform setup with the Setup CD-ROM or perform it according to the instructions on our website.
  • Page 185: Printing Out Network Setting Information

    Printing Out Network Setting Information You can print out the current network settings of the machine. Important • This print out contains valuable information about your computer. Handle it with care. Make sure that the printer is turned on. Load a sheet of A4 or Letter-sized plain paper. 3.
  • Page 186 IPv6 Default Gateway *2 Default Gateway (IPv6) XXXX:XXXX:XXXX:XXXX XXXX:XXXX:XXXX:XXXX Subnet Prefix Length *2 Subnet Prefix Length IPsec *3 IPsec setting Active Security Protocol *3 Method of the Security Protocol ESP/ESP & AH/AH WPS PIN CODE WPS PIN code XXXXXXXX Wireless LAN DRX Discontinuous reception Enable/Disable (wireless LAN)
  • Page 187: About Network Communication

    About Network Communication Changing and Confirming Network Settings Screens for Network Connection of IJ Network Tool Other Screens of IJ Network Tool Appendix for Network Communication...
  • Page 188: Changing And Confirming Network Settings

    Changing and Confirming Network Settings IJ Network Tool Changing the Settings in the Wireless LAN Sheet Changing the WEP Detailed Settings Changing the WPA/WPA2 Detailed Settings Changing the Settings in the Wired LAN Sheet Changing the Settings in the Admin Password Sheet Monitoring Wireless Network Status Initializing the Network Settings of the Machine Viewing the Modified Settings...
  • Page 189: Ij Network Tool

    • Do not print when IJ Network Tool is running. • If the firewall function of your security software is turned on, a message may appear warning that Canon software is attempting to access the network. If the warning message appears, set the security software to always allow access.
  • Page 190: Changing The Settings In The Wireless Lan Sheet

    Changing the Settings in the Wireless LAN Sheet To change the wireless network settings of the printer, connect the printer and the computer with a USB cable temporarily. If you modify the wireless network settings of the computer over wireless connection without USB connection, your computer may not be able to communicate with the machine after modifying the settings.
  • Page 191 Note • Enter the same SSID that the access point is configured to use. The SSID is case-sensitive. Encryption Method: Select the encryption method used over the wireless LAN. You can change WEP settings with selecting Use WEP and clicking Configuration..Changing the WEP Detailed Settings You can change WPA/WPA2 settings with selecting Use WPA/WPA2 and clicking Configuration..
  • Page 192: Changing The Wep Detailed Settings

    Changing the WEP Detailed Settings Note • This screen is not available depending on the printer you are using. To change the wireless network settings of the printer, connect the printer and the computer with a USB cable temporarily. If you modify the wireless network settings of the computer over wireless connection without USB connection, your computer may not be able to communicate with the machine after modifying the settings.
  • Page 193 2. Key Length: Select either 64bit or 128bit. 3. Key Format: Select either ASCII or Hex. 4. Key ID: Select the Key ID (index) set to the access point. 5. Authentication: Select the authentication method to authenticate the printer's access to the access point. Normally, select Auto.
  • Page 194: Changing The Wpa/wpa2 Detailed Settings

    Changing the WPA/WPA2 Detailed Settings Note • This screen is not available depending on the printer you are using. To change the wireless network settings of the printer, connect the printer and the computer with a USB cable temporarily. If you modify the wireless network settings of the computer over wireless connection without USB connection, your computer may not be able to communicate with the machine after modifying the settings.
  • Page 195 8. Enter the passphrase, then click Next>. Enter the passphrase set to the access point. The passphrase should be a string of 8 to 63 alphanumeric characters or a 64-digit hexadecimal value. If you do not know the access point passphrase, refer to the instruction manual provided with the access point or contact its manufacturer.
  • Page 196 Important • If the printer cannot communicate with the computer after the encryption type of the printer was switched, make sure that encryption types for the computer and the access point match that set to the printer. Note • Changing the network settings with the USB cable temporarily may switch the default printer. In this case, reset Set as Default Printer.
  • Page 197: Changing The Settings In The Wired Lan Sheet

    Changing the Settings in the Wired LAN Sheet Note • This screen is not available depending on the printer you are using. • Activate the wired LAN setting of the printer to change the settings in the Wired LAN sheet. Start up IJ Network Tool.
  • Page 198: Changing The Settings In The Admin Password Sheet

    Changing the Settings in the Admin Password Sheet Note • You cannot change the settings when using the access point mode. Start up IJ Network Tool. 2. Select the printer in Printers:. 3. Select Configuration... from the Settings menu. 4. Click the Admin Password tab. The Admin Password sheet is displayed.
  • Page 199: Monitoring Wireless Network Status

    Monitoring Wireless Network Status Note • This screen is not available depending on the printer you are using. • When using the machine over the wired LAN, you cannot monitor network status. Start up IJ Network Tool. 2. Select the printer in Printers:. 3.
  • Page 200 6. Check the status. When the measurement is complete, the status is displayed. When is displayed in Connection Performance between the Printer and the Access Point:, the printer can communicate with the access point. Otherwise, refer to displayed comments and the following to improve the status of communication link, and click Remeasurement.
  • Page 201 still appears even if you have tried the above, finish the measurement, then restart the IJ Network Tool to start over the measurement. 7. Click Finish. Note • If any messages appear on Overall Network Performance:, move the machine and access point as instructed to improve the performance.
  • Page 202: Initializing The Network Settings Of The Machine

    Setup CD-ROM or perform setup according to the instructions on our website. Note • You can change the network settings of the printer using IJ Network Tool with USB connection after initializing the LAN settings. To change the network settings using Canon IJ Network Tool, activate wireless LAN in advance.
  • Page 203: Viewing The Modified Settings

    Viewing the Modified Settings The Confirmation screen is displayed when you modified the printer settings on the Configuration screen. When you click Yes on the Confirmation screen, the following screen is displayed for confirming the modified settings.
  • Page 204: Screens For Network Connection Of Ij Network Tool

    Screens for Network Connection of IJ Network Tool Canon IJ Network Tool Screen Configuration Screen Wireless LAN Sheet Search Screen WEP Details Screen WPA/WPA2 Details Screen Authentication Type Confirmation Screen PSK:Passphrase and Dynamic Encryption Setup Screen Setup Information Confirmation Screen...
  • Page 205: Canon Ij Network Tool Screen

    Canon IJ Network Tool Screen This section describes the items and menus displayed on the Canon IJ Network Tool screen. Items on the Canon IJ Network Tool Screen Canon IJ Network Tool Menus Items on the Canon IJ Network Tool Screen The following item is displayed on the Canon IJ Network Tool screen.
  • Page 206: Canon Ij Network Tool Menus

    Status Screen Refresh Updates and displays the contents of Printers: on the Canon IJ Network Tool screen to the latest information. Important • To change the printer's network settings using IJ Network Tool, it must be connected via a LAN.
  • Page 207 • If the printer is being used from another computer, a screen is displayed informing you of this condition. Note • This item has the same function as Update in the Canon IJ Network Tool screen. Network Information Displays the Network Information screen to confirm the network settings of the printer and the computer.
  • Page 208 Maintenance... Displays the Maintenance screen to revert the network settings of the printer to factory default and to mount the card slot as the network drive. Maintenance Screen Set up printer's wireless LAN... You can change the access point mode settings. Perform settings following the message on the screen.
  • Page 209: Configuration Screen

    Configuration Screen You can change the configuration of the printer selected on the Canon IJ Network Tool screen. Click the tab to select the sheet to change the settings. The following screen is the example to change the setting on the Wireless LAN sheet.
  • Page 210: Wireless Lan Sheet

    Wireless LAN Sheet Note • This screen is not available depending on the printer you are using. Allows you to set the printer with wireless LAN connection. To display the Wireless LAN sheet, click the Wireless LAN tab on the Configuration screen. 1.
  • Page 211 3. Search... The Search screen is displayed to select an access point to connect to. Search Screen Note • When IJ Network Tool runs over a LAN, the button is grayed out and cannot be selected. Connect the printer and the computer with a USB cable temporarily to change the settings. 4.
  • Page 212: Search Screen

    Search Screen Note • This screen is not available depending on the printer you are using. The access points detected are listed. 1. Detected Access Points: The signal strength from the access point, encryption type, name of access point, and the radio channel can be confirmed.
  • Page 213 3. Set Click to set the access point's SSID in SSID: on the Wireless LAN sheet. Note • The WEP Details screen or the WPA/WPA2 Details screen appears if the selected access point is encrypted. In this case, configure the details to use the same encryption settings set to the access point.
  • Page 214: Wep Details Screen

    WEP Details Screen Note • This screen is not available depending on the printer you are using. Specify the printer WEP settings. Note • When changing the password (WEP key) of the printer, the same change must be made to the password (WEP key) of the access point.
  • Page 215: Wpa/wpa2 Details Screen

    WPA/WPA2 Details Screen Note • This screen is not available depending on the printer you are using. Specify the printer WPA/WPA2 settings. The value displayed on the screen differs depending on the present settings. 1. Authentication Type: Displays the type of authentication used for client authentication. This machine supports the PSK authentication method.
  • Page 216: Authentication Type Confirmation Screen

    Authentication Type Confirmation Screen Note • This screen is not available depending on the printer you are using. Type of authentication used for client authentication is displayed. 1. Authentication Type Type of authentication used for client authentication is displayed. This machine supports the PSK authentication method. This authentication type PSK uses a passphrase.
  • Page 217: Psk:passphrase And Dynamic Encryption Setup Screen

    PSK:Passphrase and Dynamic Encryption Setup Screen Note • This screen is not available depending on the printer you are using. Enter the passphrase and select the dynamic encryption method. 1. Passphrase: Enter the passphrase set to the access point. The passphrase should be a string of 8 to 63 alphanumeric characters or a 64-digit hexadecimal value.
  • Page 218: Setup Information Confirmation Screen

    Setup Information Confirmation Screen Note • This screen is not available depending on the printer you are using. Displays the settings used for client authentication. Confirm the settings and click Finish.
  • Page 219: Wired Lan Sheet

    Wired LAN Sheet Note • This screen is not available depending on the printer you are using. Allows you to set the printer with wired LAN connection. To display the Wired LAN sheet, click the Wired LAN tab on the Configuration screen. 1.
  • Page 220: Admin Password Sheet

    Admin Password Sheet Set a password for the printer to allow specific people to perform setup and configurations operation. To display the Admin Password sheet, click the Admin Password tab on the Configuration screen. 1. Use admin password Set an administrator password with privileges to set up and change detailed options. To use this feature, select this check box and enter a password.
  • Page 221: Network Information Screen

    Display the network information that is set for the printers and the computers. To display the Network Information screen, select Network Information from the View menu. 1. OK Returns to the Canon IJ Network Tool screen. 2. Copy All Information All network information displayed is copied to the clipboard.
  • Page 222: Access Control Sheet

    Access Control Sheet Note • This screen is not available depending on the printer you are using. You can register the MAC addresses or the IP addresses of computers or network devices to allow access. To display the Access Control sheet, click the Access Control tab on the Configuration screen. 1.
  • Page 223: When Selecting Ip Address

    1. Enable printer access control(MAC address) Select to enable access control to the printer by MAC address. Note • The two types of access control (i.e., by MAC address and by IP address) can be enabled at the same time. An access control type is enabled as long as the Enable printer access control check box is selected, regardless of the type currently displayed by selecting in Printer Access Control Type:.
  • Page 224 1. Enable printer access control(IP address) Select to enable access control to the printer by IP address. Note • The two types of access control (i.e., by MAC address and by IP address) can be enabled at the same time. An access control type is enabled as long as the Enable printer access control check box is selected, regardless of the type currently displayed by selecting in Printer Access Control Type:.
  • Page 225 5. Delete Deletes the selected IP address from the list.
  • Page 226: Edit Accessible Mac Address Screen/add Accessible Mac Address Screen

    Edit Accessible MAC Address Screen/Add Accessible MAC Address Screen Note • This screen is not available depending on the printer you are using. The example screenshots in this section refer to the Add Accessible MAC Address Screen. 1. MAC Address: Enter the MAC address of a computer or a network device to allow access.
  • Page 227: Edit Accessible Ip Address Screen/add Accessible Ip Address Screen

    Edit Accessible IP Address Screen/Add Accessible IP Address Screen Note • This screen is not available depending on the printer you are using. The example screenshots in this section refer to the Add Accessible IP Address Screen. 1. Specification Method: Select either Single Address Specification or Range Specification to add the IP address(es).
  • Page 228: Other Screens Of Ij Network Tool

    Other Screens of IJ Network Tool Canon IJ Network Tool Screen Status Screen Connection Performance Measurement Screen Maintenance Screen Network Setup of the Card Slot Screen Associate Port Screen Network Information Screen...
  • Page 229: Canon Ij Network Tool Screen

    Canon IJ Network Tool Screen This section describes the items and menus displayed on the Canon IJ Network Tool screen. Items on the Canon IJ Network Tool Screen Canon IJ Network Tool Menus Items on the Canon IJ Network Tool Screen The following item is displayed on the Canon IJ Network Tool screen.
  • Page 230 Status Screen Refresh Updates and displays the contents of Printers: on the Canon IJ Network Tool screen to the latest information. Important • To change the printer's network settings using IJ Network Tool, it must be connected via a LAN.
  • Page 231 • If the printer is being used from another computer, a screen is displayed informing you of this condition. Note • This item has the same function as Update in the Canon IJ Network Tool screen. Network Information Displays the Network Information screen to confirm the network settings of the printer and the computer.
  • Page 232 Maintenance... Displays the Maintenance screen to revert the network settings of the printer to factory default and to mount the card slot as the network drive. Maintenance Screen Set up printer's wireless LAN... You can change the access point mode settings. Perform settings following the message on the screen.
  • Page 233: Status Screen

    Status Screen You can check the printer status and connection performance. To display the Status screen, select Status from the View menu. Note • This screen is not available depending on the printer you are using. • When using wired LAN, Signal Strength:, Link Quality: and Advanced Measurement... are not available.
  • Page 234: Connection Performance Measurement Screen

    Connection Performance Measurement Screen Note • This screen is not available depending on the printer you are using. Displays to execute the connection performance measurement. Connection Performance Measurement Screen (Initial Screen) Connection Performance Measurement Screen (Completion Screen) Connection Performance Measurement Screen (Initial Screen) Click Next>...
  • Page 235 1. Connection Performance between the Printer and the Access Point: A mark indicates the result of the connection performance measurement between the printer and the access point. : Good connection performance : Unstable connection performance : Cannot connect : Measurement is canceled, or cannot measure 2.
  • Page 236: Maintenance Screen

    Maintenance Screen Displays to perform Setting Initialization and Network Setup of the Card Slot. To display the Maintenance screen, select Maintenance... from the Settings menu. 1. Setting Initialization Reverts all the network settings of the printer to factory default. Click Initialize to display the Initialize Settings screen and click Yes to initialize the network settings of the printer.
  • Page 237: Network Setup Of The Card Slot Screen

    Network Setup of the Card Slot Screen Note • This screen is not available depending on the printer you are using. Displays settings of the card slot and allows you to map a card slot on the network as a network drive on the computer.
  • Page 238 1. Skip Completes the setup without mapping a network drive to the card slot. 2. Retry Returns to Network Setup of the Card Slot screen and re-executes the network drive mapping. 3. Cancel Cancels the card slot setup. When IJ Network Tool is running over LAN, the Cancel button is displayed grayed out and cannot be clicked.
  • Page 239: Associate Port Screen

    Associate Port Screen Allows you to associate a created port with a printer driver. Select the printer for which you want to change the association, then click OK. Note • You cannot print with the printer unless the printer driver is associated with the port. 1.
  • Page 240: Network Information Screen

    Display the network information that is set for the printers and the computers. To display the Network Information screen, select Network Information from the View menu. 1. OK Returns to the Canon IJ Network Tool screen. 2. Copy All Information All network information displayed is copied to the clipboard.
  • Page 241: Appendix For Network Communication

    Appendix for Network Communication Using the Card Slot over a Network When the Printer Driver Is Not Associated with a Port About Technical Terms Restrictions About Firewall...
  • Page 242: Using The Card Slot Over A Network

    Using the Card Slot over a Network Note • This screen is not available depending on the printer you are using. Mounting the Card Slot as the Network Drive Restrictions on Card Slot Use over a Network Mounting the Card Slot as the Network Drive The card slot must be mounted to use it over a network.
  • Page 243 7. Make sure that the card slot is mounted. When the card slot is mounted, the following icon appears on Computer (or My Computer). Restrictions on Card Slot Use over a Network • The card slot can be shared by multiple computers, if the machine is connected to a network. Multiple computers can read files from a memory card in the card slot at the same time.
  • Page 244: When The Printer Driver Is Not Associated With A Port

    When the Printer Driver Is Not Associated with a Port If No Driver is displayed for the printer's name on the Canon IJ Network Tool screen, the printer driver is not associated with a created port. To associate a port with a printer driver, follow the procedure below.
  • Page 245: About Technical Terms

    About Technical Terms In this section, technical terms used in the manual are explained. • Access Point A wireless transceiver or base station that receives information from wireless clients/the machine and rebroadcasts it. Required in an infrastructure network. • Access point mode The machine is used as an access point to connect external wireless communication devices (e.g.
  • Page 246 • Authentication Method The method that an access point uses to authenticate a printer through a wireless LAN. The methods are agreeable each other. When using WEP as an encryption method, the authentication method is able to fix to Open System or Shared Key.
  • Page 247 • Firewall It is a system that prevents an unlawful computer access in the network. To prevent, you can use the firewall function of a broadband router, the security software installed in the computer, or operation system for computer. • IEEE 802.11b International standard for wireless LAN using the 2.4 GHz frequency range with a throughput of up to 11 Mbps.
  • Page 248 ◦ Hex Specify a 10-digit or 26-digit string that can contain hexadecimal (0 to 9, A to F, and a to f). • Key Length Length of the WEP key. Select either 64 bits or 128 bits. Longer key length allows you to set a more complex WEP key.
  • Page 249 • Signal Strength The strength of the signal received by the printer from the access point is indicated with a value from 0 to 100%. • SSID Unique label for wireless LAN. It is often represented such as a network name or an access point name.
  • Page 250 • WCN (Windows Connect Now) Users running Windows Vista or later can obtain the setting information directly via wireless network (WCN-NET). • WEP/WEP Key An encryption method employed by IEEE 802.11. Shared security key used to encrypt and decrypt data sent over wireless networks. This printer supports key length of 64 bits or 128 bits, key format of ASCII code or Hexadecimal, and key number of 1 to 4.
  • Page 251 • WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) WPS is a standard for easy and secure establishment of a wireless network. There are 2 primary methods used in the Wi-Fi Protected Setup: PIN entry: a mandatory method of setup for all WPS certified devices Push button configuration (PBC): an actual push button on the hardware or through a simulated push button in the software.
  • Page 252: Restrictions

    Restrictions If you use a printer over the wireless LAN, the printer may recognize nearby wireless systems, you should set a network key (WEP or WPA/WPA2) to the access point to encrypt wireless transmission. Wireless communication with a product that does not comply with the Wi-Fi standard cannot be guaranteed. Connecting with too many computers may affect the printer performance, such as printing speed.
  • Page 253: About Firewall

    About Firewall A firewall is a function of the security software installed in the computer or operation system for computer, and is a system that is designed to prevent unauthorized access to a network. Precautions When a Firewall Function is Enabled •...
  • Page 254: Tips For Ensuring Optimal Printing Quality

    Tips for Ensuring Optimal Printing Quality Useful Information about Ink Key Points to Successful Printing Be Sure to Make Paper Settings after Loading Paper Canceling a Print Job Storing Printed Images Machine Handling Precautions Key to Enjoying Consistent Printing Quality Precautions for Safe Transport of the Machine...
  • Page 255: Useful Information About Ink

    Useful Information about Ink How is ink used for various purposes other than printing? Ink may be used for purposes other than printing. Ink is not only used for printing, but also for cleaning the print head to maintain the optimal printing quality. The machine has the function to automatically clean the ink jet nozzles to prevent clogging.
  • Page 256: Key Points To Successful Printing

    Key Points to Successful Printing Check the machine status before printing! • Is the print head OK? If a print head nozzle is clogged, print will be faint and papers will be wasted. Print the nozzle check pattern to check the print head. Maintenance Procedure •...
  • Page 257: Be Sure To Make Paper Settings After Loading Paper

    Be Sure to Make Paper Settings after Loading Paper If the media type setting is not the one for the loaded paper, printing results may not be satisfactory. After loading paper, be sure to select the appropriate media type setting for the loaded paper. Print Results Not Satisfactory There are various types of paper: paper with special coating on the surface for printing photos with optimal quality and paper suitable for documents.
  • Page 258: Canceling A Print Job

    Canceling a Print Job Never press the ON button! If you press the ON button while printing is in progress, the print data sent from the computer queues in the machine and you may not be able to continue to print. Press the Stop button to cancel printing.
  • Page 259: Storing Printed Images

    Storing Printed Images Store printed images in albums, clear photo sleeves, or glass frames to protect them from direct exposure to air. Note • Storing printed images without sufficient drying may cause blurring or discoloration.
  • Page 260: Machine Handling Precautions

    Machine Handling Precautions Do not place any object on the document cover! Do not place any object on the document cover. It will fall into the rear tray when the document cover is opened and cause the machine to malfunction. Also, place the machine where objects will not fall on it.
  • Page 261: Key To Enjoying Consistent Printing Quality

    Key to Enjoying Consistent Printing Quality The key to printing with the optimal printing quality is to prevent the print head from drying or clogging. Always observe the following rules for optimal printing quality. Never unplug the power cord until the power is turned off! If you press the ON button to turn off the power, the machine caps the print head (nozzles) automatically to prevent from drying.
  • Page 262: Precautions For Safe Transport Of The Machine

    Precautions for Safe Transport of the Machine When relocating the machine, make sure of the following. Important • Pack the machine in a sturdy box so that it is placed with its bottom facing down, using sufficient protective material to ensure safe transport. •...
  • Page 263: Legal Limitations On Use Of Your Product And Use Of Images

    Legal Limitations on Use of Your Product and Use of Images It may be unlawful to make copies of, scan, print, or use reproductions of the following documents. The list provided is non-exhaustive. When in doubt, check with a legal representative in your jurisdiction. •...
  • Page 264: Specifications

    Approx. 426 (W) x 306 (D) x 145 (H) mm * With the Paper Support and Paper Output Tray retracted. Weight Approx. 7.6 lb (Approx. 3.5 kg) * With the FINE Cartridges installed. Canon FINE Cartridge Total 1280 nozzles (BK 320 nozzles, C/M/Y each 320 nozzles)
  • Page 265: Copy Specifications

    Copy Specifications Multiple copy max. 21 pages Scan Specifications Scanner driver Windows: TWAIN 1.9 Specification, WIA Mac OS: ICA Maximum scanning size A4/Letter, 8.5" x 11.7"/216 x 297 mm Scanning resolution Optical resolution (horizontal x vertical) max: 600 x 1200 dpi *1 Interpolated resolution max: 19200 x 19200 dpi *2 *1 Optical Resolution represents the maximum sampling rate based on ISO 14473.
  • Page 266 Display XGA 1024 x 768 Other Supported OS Some functions may not be available with each OS. Refer to the manual or the Canon web site for details on operation with iOS, Android, and Windows RT. Mobile Printing Capability Google Cloud Print PIXMA Cloud Link •...
  • Page 267 Information in this guide is subject to change without notice.
  • Page 268: About The Administrator Password

    About the Administrator Password An administrator password "canon" is already specified for the printer at the time of purchase. Important • For security reasons, it is recommended to change the password before you use the printer. • You can change the password using one of the tools below. (Some tools may not be available depending on the printer you are using.)
  • Page 269: Printing

    Printing Printing from a Computer Printing from a Digital Camera...
  • Page 270: Printing From A Computer

    Printing from a Computer Printing with Application Software that You are Using (Printer Driver)
  • Page 271: Printing With Application Software That You Are Using (printer Driver)

    Printing with Application Software that You are Using (Printer Driver) Printing with Easy Setup Basic Various Printing Methods Changing the Print Quality and Correcting Image Data Overview of the Printer Driver Printer Driver Description Updating the MP Drivers...
  • Page 272: Printing With Easy Setup

    Printing with Easy Setup This section describes the simple procedure for setting the Quick Setup tab so that you can carry out appropriate printing on this printer. Check that the printer is turned on Load paper on the printer 3. Open the printer driver setup window 4.
  • Page 273 Important • The print quality settings that can be selected may differ depending on a printing profile. 6. Complete the setup Click OK. When you execute print, the document is printed with settings that match your purpose. Important • When you select the Always Print with Current Settings check box, all settings specified on the Quick Setup, Main, and Page Setup tabs are saved, and you can print with the same settings from the next time as well.
  • Page 274: Paper Settings On The Printer Driver

    Media Type in the printer driver Plain Paper (including recycled paper) Plain Paper Envelopes Envelope Canon genuine papers (Photo Printing) Media name <Model No.> Media Type in the printer driver Photo Paper Plus Glossy II <PP-201> Photo Paper Plus Glossy II Photo Paper Glossy <GP-501/GP-601>...
  • Page 275: Various Printing Methods

    Various Printing Methods Setting a Page Size and Orientation Setting the Number of Copies and Printing Order Setting the Stapling Margin Fit-to-Page Printing Scaled Printing Page Layout Printing Tiling/Poster Printing Booklet Printing Duplex Printing Stamp/Background Printing Registering a Stamp Registering Image Data to be Used as a Background Setting Up Envelope Printing Displaying the Print Results before Printing Setting Paper Dimensions (Custom Size)
  • Page 276: Setting A Page Size And Orientation

    Setting a Page Size and Orientation The paper size and orientation are essentially determined by the application software. When the page size and orientation set for Page Size and Orientation on the Page Setup tab are same as those set with the application software, you do not need to select them on the Page Setup tab.
  • Page 277: Setting The Number Of Copies And Printing Order

    Setting the Number of Copies and Printing Order The procedure for specifying the number of copies and printing order is as follows: You can also set the number of copies on the Quick Setup tab. 1. Open the printer driver setup window 2.
  • Page 278 • Print from Last Page: /Collate: 4. Complete the setup Click OK. When you execute print, the specified number of copies will be printed with the specified printing order. Important • When the application software that you used to create the document has the same function, specify the settings on the printer driver.
  • Page 279: Setting The Stapling Margin

    Setting the Stapling Margin The procedure for setting the staple side and the margin width is as follows: 1. Open the printer driver setup window 2. Specify the side to be stapled Check the position of the stapling margin from Stapling Side on the Page Setup tab. The printer analyzes the Orientation and Page Layout settings, and automatically selects the best staple position.
  • Page 280 Note • The printer automatically reduces the print area depending on the staple position margin. 4. Complete the setup Click OK on the Page Setup tab. When you execute print, the data is printed with the specified staple side and margin width. Important •...
  • Page 281: Fit-to-page Printing

    Fit-to-Page Printing The procedure for printing a document that is automatically enlarged or reduced to fit the page size to be used is as follows: 1. Open the printer driver setup window 2. Set fit-to-page printing Select Fit-to-Page from the Page Layout list on the Page Setup tab. 3.
  • Page 282 5. Complete the setup Click OK. When you execute print, the document will be enlarged or reduced to fit to the page size.
  • Page 283: Scaled Printing

    Scaled Printing The procedure for printing a document with pages enlarged or reduced is as follows: 1. Open the printer driver setup window 2. Set scaled printing Select Scaled from the Page Layout list on the Page Setup tab. 3. Select the paper size of the document Using Page Size, select the page size that is set with your application software.
  • Page 284 • Specify a scaling factor Directly type in a value into the Scaling box. The current settings are displayed in the settings preview on the left side of the printer driver. 5. Complete the setup Click OK. When you execute print, the document will be printed with the specified scale. Important •...
  • Page 285 Note • Selecting Scaled changes the printable area of the document.
  • Page 286: Page Layout Printing

    Page Layout Printing The page layout printing function allows you to print more than one page image on a single sheet of paper. The procedure for performing page layout printing is as follows: 1. Open the printer driver setup window 2.
  • Page 287 Pages To change the number of pages to be printed on a single sheet of paper, select the number of pages from the list. Page Order To change the page arrangement order, select a placement method from the list. Page Border To print a page border around each document page, check this check box.
  • Page 288: Tiling/poster Printing

    Tiling/Poster Printing The tiling/poster printing function allows you to enlarge image data, divide it into several pages, and print these pages on separate sheets of paper. You can also paste the pages together to create a large print like a poster. The procedure for performing tiling/poster printing is as follows: Setting Tiling/Poster Printing 1.
  • Page 289: Printing Only Specific Pages

    If necessary, click Specify..., specify the following settings in the Tiling/Poster Printing dialog box, and then click OK. Image Divisions Select the number of divisions (vertical x horizontal). As the number of divisions increases, the number of sheets used for printing increases. If you are pasting pages together to create a poster, increasing the number of divisions allows you to create a larger poster.
  • Page 290 Note • Click the deleted pages to display them again. • Right-click the settings preview to select Print all pages or Delete all pages. 2. Complete the setup After completing the page selection, click OK. When you execute print, only specified pages will be printed. Important •...
  • Page 291: Booklet Printing

    Booklet Printing The booklet printing function allows you to print data for a booklet. Data is printed on both sides of the paper. This type of printing ensures that pages can be collated properly, in page number order, when the printed sheets are folded and stapled at the center.
  • Page 292 Margin for stapling Select which side should the stapling margin be on when the booklet is completed. Insert blank page To leave one side of a sheet blank, check the check box, and select the page to be left blank. Margin Enter the margin width.
  • Page 293: Duplex Printing

    Duplex Printing The procedure for printing data on both sides of a sheet of paper is as follows: You can also set duplex printing in Additional Features on the Quick Setup tab. 1. Open the printer driver setup window 2. Set duplex printing Check the Duplex Printing (Manual) check box on the Page Setup tab.
  • Page 294: Related Topics

    Click OK on the Page Setup tab. When you execute print, the document is first printed on one side of a sheet of paper. After one side is printed, reload the paper correctly according to the message. Then click Start Printing to print the opposite side. Important •...
  • Page 295: Stamp/background Printing

    Stamp/Background Printing Stamp or Background may be unavailable when certain printer drivers or operating environments are used. The Stamp function allows you to print a stamp text or a bitmap over or behind document data. It also allows you to print date, time and user name. The Background function allows you to print a light illustration behind the document data.
  • Page 296: Printing A Background

    3. Select a stamp Check the Stamp check box, and select the stamp to be used from the list. The current settings are displayed in the settings preview on the left side of the Page Setup tab. 4. Set the stamp details If necessary, specify the following settings, and then click OK.
  • Page 297 Select Background... button use another background or change the layout or density of a background, click this. Background first page only To print the background only on the first page, check this check box. 5. Complete the setup Click OK on the Page Setup tab. When you execute print, the data is printed with the specified background.
  • Page 298: Registering A Stamp

    Registering a Stamp This feature may be unavailable when certain printer drivers or operating environments are used. You can create and register a new stamp. You can also change and re-register some of the settings of an existing stamp. Unnecessary stamps can be deleted at any time. The procedure for registering a new stamp is as follows: Registering a New Stamp 1.
  • Page 299 4. Configure the stamp while viewing the preview window • Stamp tab Select Text, Bitmap, or Date/Time/User Name that matches your purpose for Stamp Type. ◦ For Text registration, the characters must already be entered in Stamp Text. If necessary, change the TrueType Font, Style, Size, and Outline settings.
  • Page 300: Changing And Registering Some Of Stamp Settings

    6. Complete the setup Click OK. The Stamp/Background (Stamp) dialog box opens again. The registered title appears in the Stamp list. Changing and Registering Some of Stamp Settings 1. Select the stamp for which the settings are to be changed Select the Stamp check box in the Stamp/Background (Stamp) dialog box.
  • Page 301: Registering Image Data To Be Used As A Background

    Registering Image Data to be Used as a Background This feature may be unavailable when certain printer drivers or operating environments are used. You can select a bitmap file (.bmp) and register it as a new background. You can also change and register some of the settings of an existing background.
  • Page 302: Changing And Registering Some Background Settings

    4. Select the image data to be registered to the background Click Select File..Select the target bitmap file (.bmp), and then click Open. 5. Specify the following settings while viewing the preview window Layout Method Select how the background image data is to be placed. When Custom is selected, you can set coordinates for X-Position and Y-Position.
  • Page 303: Deleting An Unnecessary Background

    The Background Settings dialog box opens. 3. Specify each item on the Background tab while viewing the preview window 4. Save the background Click Save overwrite on the Save settings tab. When you want to save the background with a different title, enter a new title in the Title box and click Save.
  • Page 304: Setting Up Envelope Printing

    Setting Up Envelope Printing The procedure for performing envelope printing is as follows: Load envelope on the printer 2. Open the printer driver setup window 3. Select the media type Select Envelope from Commonly Used Settings on the Quick Setup tab. 4.
  • Page 305: Displaying The Print Results Before Printing

    Displaying the Print Results before Printing If you are using the XPS printer driver, replace "Canon IJ Preview" with "Canon IJ XPS Preview" when reading this information. You can display and check the print result before printing. The procedure for displaying the print result before printing is as follows: You can also set the print results display on the Quick Setup tab.
  • Page 306: Setting Paper Dimensions (custom Size)

    Setting Paper Dimensions (Custom Size) You can specify the height and width of paper when its size cannot be selected from the Page Size. Such a paper size is called "custom size." The procedure for specifying a custom size is as follows: You can also set a custom size in Printer Paper Size on the Quick Setup tab.
  • Page 307 Important • If the application software that created the document has a function for specifying height and width values, use the application software to set the values. If the application software does not have such a function or if the document does not print correctly, perform the above procedure from the printer driver to set the values.
  • Page 308: Editing The Print Document Or Reprinting From The Print History

    Editing the Print Document or Reprinting from the Print History This function is unavailable when the standard IJ printer driver is used. In the Canon IJ XPS preview window, you can edit the print document or retrieve the document print history to print the document.
  • Page 309: Editing And Printing A Print Document

    Check the Preview before printing check box on the Main tab. 3. Complete the setup Click OK. The Canon IJ XPS Preview will start and the print result will be displayed before printing. 4. Editing print documents and print pages • Combining print documents You can combine multiple print documents to form a single document.
  • Page 310: Reprinting From The Print History

    Check the preview before printing. • Depending on the print settings of the print document, some functions may not be available in the Canon IJ XPS preview. Note • You can rename Document Name to any name.
  • Page 311: Changing The Print Quality And Correcting Image Data

    Changing the Print Quality and Correcting Image Data Setting the Print Quality Level (Custom) Printing a Color Document in Monochrome Specifying Color Correction Optimal Photo Printing of Image Data Adjusting Colors with the Printer Driver Printing with ICC Profiles Adjusting Color Balance Adjusting Color Balance Using Sample Patterns (Printer Driver) Adjusting Brightness Adjusting Intensity...
  • Page 312: Setting The Print Quality Level (custom)

    Setting the Print Quality Level (Custom) The print quality level can be set in the Custom. The procedure for setting the print quality level is as follows: 1. Open the printer driver setup window 2. Select the print quality On the Main tab, select Custom for Print Quality, and click Set..The Custom dialog box opens.
  • Page 313 Related Topics Specifying Color Correction Adjusting Color Balance Adjusting Brightness Adjusting Intensity Adjusting Contrast...
  • Page 314: Printing A Color Document In Monochrome

    Printing a Color Document in Monochrome The procedure for printing a color document in monochrome is as follows: You can also set a grayscale printing in Additional Features on the Quick Setup tab. 1. Open the printer driver setup window 2.
  • Page 315 Note • During Grayscale Printing, inks other than black ink may be used as well.
  • Page 316: Specifying Color Correction

    You can specify the color correction method suited to the type of document to be printed. Normally, the printer driver adjusts the colors by using Canon Digital Photo Color so that data is printed with color tints that most people prefer. This method is suitable for printing sRGB data.
  • Page 317 Driver Matching With Canon Digital Photo Color, you can print sRGB data with color tints that most people prefer. ICM (ICC Profile Matching) Adjusts the colors by using an ICC profile when printing. Specify the input profile to be used.
  • Page 318: Optimal Photo Printing Of Image Data

    Describes the procedure for printing sRGB data by using the color correction function of the printer driver. • To print using Canon Digital Photo Color The printer prints data with color tints that most people prefer, reproducing colors of the original image data and producing three-dimensional effects and high, sharp contrasts.
  • Page 319: Adjusting Colors With The Printer Driver

    You can specify the color correction function of the printer driver to print sRGB data with color tints that most people prefer through the use of Canon Digital Photo Color. When printing from an application software that can identify ICC profiles and allows you to specify them, use a printing ICC profile in the application software, and select settings for color management.
  • Page 320 Adjusting Brightness Adjusting Intensity Adjusting Contrast...
  • Page 321: Printing With Icc Profiles

    Specify an ICC Profile from the Application Software and Print the Data When you print the editing and touch-up results of Adobe Photoshop, Canon Digital Photo Professional, or any application software that allows you to specify input and printing ICC profiles, you print by effectively using the color space of the input ICC profile specified in the image data.
  • Page 322 5. Complete the setup Click OK on the Main tab. When you execute print, the printer uses the color space of the image data. Specify an ICC Profile with the Printer Driver, and then Print Print from an application software that cannot identify input ICC profiles or does allow you to specify one by using the color space of the input ICC profile (sRGB) found in the data.
  • Page 323 Important • When the application software specifies an input profile, the input profile setting of the printer driver becomes invalid. • When no input ICC profiles are installed on your computer, Adobe RGB (1998) will not be displayed. 5. Set the other items If necessary, click Color Adjustment tab, and adjust Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Brightness, Intensity, and Contrast settings, and then click OK.
  • Page 324: Adjusting Color Balance

    Adjusting Color Balance You can adjust the color tints when printing. Since this function adjusts color balance of the output by changing the ink ratios of each color, it changes the total color balance of the document. Use the application software when you want to change the color balance significantly.
  • Page 325 There are individual sliders for Cyan, Magenta, and Yellow. Each color becomes stronger when the corresponding slider is moved to the right, and becomes weaker when the corresponding slider is moved to the left. For example, when cyan becomes weaker, the color red becomes stronger. You can also directly enter a value linked to the slider.
  • Page 326: Adjusting Color Balance Using Sample Patterns (printer Driver)

    Adjusting Color Balance Using Sample Patterns (Printer Driver) You can look at the print results of pattern print and adjust the color balance. When you change the color balance or intensity/contrast of a document, the pattern print function prints the adjustment results in a list, together with the adjustment values.
  • Page 327 4. Setting pattern print When the Pattern Print dialog box opens, set the following items, and then click OK. Parameters to Adjust Select Cyan/Magenta/Yellow. Important • When the Grayscale Printing check box on the Main tab is checked, Cyan/Magenta/Yellow appear grayed out and are unavailable. Printer Paper Size Select the paper size to be used for pattern printing.
  • Page 328 Note • Large is about double the size of Medium, and Small is about half the size of Medium. 5. Checking the print results of pattern print On the Color Adjustment tab, select OK to close the Manual Color Adjustment dialog box. On the Main tab, select OK, and then execute printing.
  • Page 329 Note • You can also set color balance on the Quick Setup tab by choosing Photo Printing under Commonly Used Settings, and then choosing Color/Intensity Manual Adjustment under Additional Features. 7. Complete the setup Click OK on the Main tab. Then when you execute printing, the document is printed with the color balance that was adjusted by the pattern print function.
  • Page 330: Adjusting Brightness

    Adjusting Brightness You can change the brightness of the overall image data during printing. This function does not change pure white or pure black but it changes the brightness of the intermediate colors. The following sample shows the print result when the brightness setting is changed. Light is selected Normal is selected Dark is selected...
  • Page 331 4. Complete the setup Click OK on the Main tab. When you execute print, the data is printed at the specified brightness. Related Topics Setting the Print Quality Level (Custom) Specifying Color Correction Adjusting Color Balance Adjusting Intensity Adjusting Contrast...
  • Page 332: Adjusting Intensity

    Adjusting Intensity You can dilute (brighten) or intensify (darken) the colors of the overall image data during printing. The following sample shows the case when the intensity is increased so that all colors become more intense when the image data is printed. No adjustment Higher intensity The procedure for adjusting intensity is as follows:...
  • Page 333 4. Complete the setup Click OK on the Main tab. When you execute print, the image data is printed with the adjusted intensity. Related Topics Setting the Print Quality Level (Custom) Specifying Color Correction Adjusting Color Balance Adjusting Color Balance Using Sample Patterns (Printer Driver) Adjusting Brightness Adjusting Contrast Adjusting Intensity/Contrast Using Sample Patterns (Printer Driver)
  • Page 334: Adjusting Contrast

    Adjusting Contrast You can adjust the image contrast during printing. To make the differences between the light and dark portions of images greater and more distinct, increase the contrast. On the other hand, to make the differences between the light and dark portions of images smaller and less distinct, reduce the contrast.
  • Page 335 After adjusting each color, click OK. 4. Complete the setup Click OK on the Main tab. When you execute print, the image is printed with the adjusted contrast. Related Topics Setting the Print Quality Level (Custom) Specifying Color Correction Adjusting Color Balance Adjusting Color Balance Using Sample Patterns (Printer Driver) Adjusting Brightness Adjusting Intensity...
  • Page 336: Adjusting Intensity/contrast Using Sample Patterns (printer Driver)

    Adjusting Intensity/Contrast Using Sample Patterns (Printer Driver) You can look at the print results of pattern print and adjust the intensity/contrast. When you change the color balance or intensity/contrast of a document, the pattern print function prints the adjustment results in a list, together with the adjustment values. Described below is the procedure for adjusting the intensity/contrast while looking at the pattern.
  • Page 337 4. Setting pattern print When the Pattern Print dialog box opens, set the following items, and then click OK. Parameters to Adjust Select Intensity/Contrast. Printer Paper Size Select the paper size to be used for pattern printing. Note • Depending on the paper size selected on the Page Setup tab, there may be sizes that cannot be selected.
  • Page 338 On the Color Adjustment tab, select OK to close the Manual Color Adjustment dialog box. On the Main tab, select OK, and then execute printing. The printer then prints a pattern in which the intensity/contrast that you set is the center value. 6.
  • Page 339 Note • You can also set intensity/contrast on the Quick Setup tab by choosing Photo Printing under Commonly Used Settings, and then choosing Color/Intensity Manual Adjustment under Additional Features. 7. Complete the setup Click OK on the Main tab. Then when you execute printing, the document is printed with the intensity/contrast that was adjusted by the pattern print function.
  • Page 340: Overview Of The Printer Driver

    Overview of the Printer Driver Canon IJ Printer Driver How to Open the Printer Driver Setup Window Canon IJ Status Monitor Checking the Ink Status from Your Computer Canon IJ Preview Deleting the Undesired Print Job Instructions for Use (Printer Driver)
  • Page 341: Canon Ij Printer Driver

    Canon IJ Printer Driver The Canon IJ printer driver (called printer driver below) is a software that is installed on your computer for printing data with this printer. The printer driver converts the print data created by your application software into data that your printer can understand, and sends the converted data to the printer.
  • Page 342: How To Open The Printer Driver Setup Window

    How to Open the Printer Driver Setup Window You can display the printer driver setup window from the application software in use or from the printer icon. Open the Printer Driver Setup Window through the Application Software Follow the procedure below to configure printing profile when printing. 1.
  • Page 343: Canon Ij Status Monitor

    Canon IJ Status Monitor The Canon IJ Status Monitor is an application software that shows the status of the printer and the progress of printing. You will know the status of the printer with graphics, icons, and messages. Launching the Canon IJ Status Monitor The Canon IJ Status Monitor launches automatically when print data is sent to the printer.
  • Page 344: Checking The Ink Status From Your Computer

    Ink Details dialog box. In such cases, take the appropriate action as described on the screen. Note • You can also display the Ink Details dialog box by selecting the ink icon on the Canon IJ Status Monitor.
  • Page 345: Canon Ij Preview

    Canon IJ Preview The Canon IJ Preview is an application software that displays what the print result will look like before a document is actually printed. The preview reflects the information that is set within the printer driver and allows you to check the document layout, print order, and number of pages.
  • Page 346: Deleting The Undesired Print Job

    Deleting the Undesired Print Job If you are using the XPS printer driver, replace "Canon IJ Status Monitor" with "Canon IJ XPS Status Monitor" when reading this information. If the printer does not start printing, canceled or failed print job data may be remaining.
  • Page 347: Instructions For Use (printer Driver)

    • Disable ICM required from the application software cannot be used when the XPS printer driver is used. • Do not start up the Canon IJ Network Tool while printing. • Do not print when the Canon IJ Network Tool is running.
  • Page 348 2. Open the printer driver setup window, and on the Page Setup tab, set Page Size to the same paper size that you specified in Word. 3. Set the Page Layout that you want, and then click OK to close the window. 4.
  • Page 349: Printer Driver Description

    Printer Driver Description Quick Setup tab Description Main tab Description Page Setup tab Description Maintenance tab Description Canon IJ Preview Description Canon IJ XPS Preview Description Canon IJ Status Monitor Description...
  • Page 350: Quick Setup Tab Description

    Quick Setup tab Description The Quick Setup tab is for registering commonly used print settings. When you select a registered setting, the printer automatically switches to the preset items. Commonly Used Settings The names and icons of frequently used printing profiles are registered. When you select a printing profile according to the purpose of the document, settings that match the purpose are applied.
  • Page 351 Check this check box to display a preview before printing. Uncheck this check box if you do not want to display a preview. Important • To use the Canon IJ XPS Preview, you must have Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Client Profile installed on your computer. Additional Features Displays the frequently used, convenient functions for the printing profile that you selected for Commonly Used Settings on the Quick Setup tab.
  • Page 352 4-on-1 Printing Prints four pages of the document, side by side, on one sheet of paper. To change the page sequence, click the Page Setup tab, select Page Layout for Page Layout, and click Specify..Then in the Page Layout Printing dialog box that appears, specify the Page Order.
  • Page 353 To rotate the document 90 degrees to the left when printing, select the Rotate 90 degrees left when orientation is [Landscape] check box. Print Quality Selects your desired printing quality. Select one of the following to set the print quality level that is appropriate for the purpose. To set the print quality level individually, click the Main tab, and for Print Quality, select Custom.
  • Page 354 The name appears, with its associated icon, in the Commonly Used Settings list on the Quick Setup tab. Options... Opens the Save Commonly Used Settings dialog box. Changes the details of printing profile to be saved. Save Commonly Used Settings dialog box Select the icons of the printing profiles to be registered to Commonly Used Settings, and change the items to be saved in the printing profiles.
  • Page 355 Duplex Printing Setting Up Envelope Printing Displaying the Print Results before Printing Setting Paper Dimensions (Custom Size) Printing a Color Document in Monochrome Specifying Color Correction Adjusting Color Balance Adjusting Color Balance Using Sample Patterns (Printer Driver) Adjusting Brightness Adjusting Intensity Adjusting Contrast Adjusting Intensity/Contrast Using Sample Patterns (Printer Driver) Registering a Frequently Used Printing Profile...
  • Page 356: Main Tab Description

    Main tab Description The Main tab allows you to create a basic print setup in accordance with the media type. Unless special printing is required, normal printing can be performed just by setting the items on this tab. Settings Preview The paper illustration shows how the original will be laid out on a sheet of paper.
  • Page 357 Shows what the print result will look like before you actually print the data. Check this check box to display a preview before printing. Important • To use the Canon IJ XPS Preview, you must have Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Client Profile installed on your computer. Defaults Restores all the settings you have changed to their default values.
  • Page 358: Color Adjustment Tab

    Note • The High, Standard, or Draft print quality modes are linked with the slider bar. Therefore when the slider bar is moved, the corresponding quality and value are displayed on the left. This is the same as when the corresponding radio button is selected for Print Quality on the Main tab. Color Adjustment Tab This tab allows you to adjust the color balance by changing the settings of the Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Brightness, Intensity, and Contrast options.
  • Page 359 Contrast Adjusts the contrast between light and dark in the image to be printed. Moving the slider to the right increases the contrast, moving the slider to the left decreases the contrast. You can also directly enter a value linked to the slider. Enter a value in the range from -50 to 50. Print a pattern for color adjustment When the color balance or intensity/contrast is changed, the pattern printing function prints a list of the adjustment results along with the adjustment values.
  • Page 360 • When Grayscale Printing is checked on the Main tab, Color Correction appears grayed out and is unavailable. Driver Matching With Canon Digital Photo Color, you can print sRGB data with color tints that most people prefer. ICM (ICC Profile Matching) Adjusts the colors by using an ICC profile when printing.
  • Page 361 Note • In the XPS printer driver, ICM has become ICC Profile Matching. Related Topics Setting the Print Quality Level (Custom) Adjusting Color Balance Adjusting Brightness Adjusting Intensity Adjusting Contrast Adjusting Color Balance Using Sample Patterns (Printer Driver) Adjusting Intensity/Contrast Using Sample Patterns (Printer Driver) Specifying Color Correction Adjusting Colors with the Printer Driver Printing with ICC Profiles...
  • Page 362: Page Setup Tab Description

    Page Setup tab Description The Page Setup tab allows you to determine how a document is to be arranged on the paper. Also, this tab allows you to set the number of copies and the order of printing. If the application which created the document has a similar function, set them with the application.
  • Page 363 Rotate 180 degrees Prints the document by rotating it 180 degrees against the paper feed direction. The width of print area and the amount of extension that are configured in other application software will be reversed vertically and horizontally. Printer Paper Size Selects the size of paper actually loaded into the printer.
  • Page 364 Duplex Printing (Manual) Select whether to print the document to both sides of the paper manually or to one side of the paper. Check this check box to print the document on both sides. This function can be used only when Plain Paper is selected for Media Type and one of Normal-size, Fit-to-Page, Scaled, or Page Layout is selected.
  • Page 365 Custom Paper Size dialog box This dialog box allows you to specify the size (width and height) of the custom paper. Units Select the unit for entering a user-defined paper size. Paper Size Specifies the Width and the Height of the custom paper. Measurement is shown according to the units specified in Units.
  • Page 366 Print "Cut/Paste" lines in margins Specifies whether to print cut lines that serve as guidelines for pasting together the pages into a poster. Check this check box to print the cut lines. Print page range Specifies the printing range. Select All under normal circumstances. Select Pages to specify a specific page or range.
  • Page 367 Disable ICM required from the application software Disables the ICM function required from the application software. When an application software uses Windows ICM to print data, unexpected colors may be produced or the printing speed may decrease. If these problems occur, checking this check box may resolve the problems.
  • Page 368 Scale images using nearest-neighbor interpolation When an image is to be enlarged or reduced when printed, the printer uses a simple interpolation process to enlarge or reduce the image. If the image data in a printed document is not printed clearly, selecting this check box may improve the results.
  • Page 369: Stamp Tab

    Place stamp over text Sets how the stamp is to be printed over the document. Check the Stamp check box to enable this. Check this check box to print a stamp over the printed document page. The printed data may be hidden behind the stamp.
  • Page 370 Stamp Text Specifies the stamp text string. Up to 64 characters can be entered. For Date/Time/User Name, the creation date/time and user name of the printed object are displayed in Stamp Text. Important • Stamp Text appears grayed out and is unavailable if Date/Time/User Name is selected. TrueType Font Selects the font for the stamp text string.
  • Page 371 Position Specifies the stamp position on the page. Selecting Custom from the list allows you to enter values for the X-Position and Y-Position coordinates directly. Orientation Specifies the angle of rotation for the stamp. The angle can be set by entering the number of degrees.
  • Page 372 Layout Method Specifies how the background image is to be placed on the paper. When Custom is selected, you can set coordinates for X-Position and Y-Position. Intensity Adjusts the intensity of the bitmap to be used as a background. Moving the slider to the right increases the intensity, and moving the slider to the left decreases the intensity.
  • Page 373: Maintenance Tab Description

    Maintenance tab Description The Maintenance tab allows you to perform printer maintenance or change the settings of the printer. Cleaning Performs print head cleaning. Print head cleaning removes any blockage in the print head nozzles. Perform cleaning when printing becomes faint, or a specific color fails to print, even though all ink levels are sufficiently high.
  • Page 374 Align the print head immediately after installing the print head. When you click Print Head Alignment, the Start Print Head Alignment dialog box is displayed. Nozzle Check Prints a nozzle check pattern. Perform this function if printing becomes faint or a specific color fails to print. Print a nozzle check pattern, and check whether the print head is working properly.
  • Page 375 If this happens, click OK to display the most recent settings specified on your computer. View Print History This function starts the Canon IJ XPS preview, and displays the print history. Note • You can use this function only with the XPS printer driver.
  • Page 376: Initial Check Items

    Note • If you are using the XPS printer driver, the "Canon IJ Status Monitor" becomes the "Canon IJ XPS Status Monitor". About Opens the About dialog box. The version of the printer driver, plus a copyright notice, can be checked.
  • Page 377 Note • If you do not know how to analyze the printed pattern, see Aligning the Print Head Position from Your Computer. Initial Check Items Before running Nozzle Check, check that the printer power is on, and open the cover of the printer. Check the following items for each ink.
  • Page 378 Auto Power Off Selects the auto power-off setting. If a printer driver operation or a printer operation is not performed within the specified time, the printer turns off. Quiet Settings dialog box When you click Quiet Settings, the Quiet Settings dialog box is displayed. Quiet Settings dialog box allows you to specify a setting that reduces the operating noise of the printer.
  • Page 379 About dialog box When you click About, the About dialog box is displayed. This dialog box displays the version, copyright, and module list of the printer driver. You can select the language to be used and switch the language displayed in the setup window. Modules Lists the printer driver modules.
  • Page 380: Canon Ij Preview Description

    Canon IJ Preview Description Canon IJ Preview is an application software that displays what the print result will look like before a document is actually printed. The preview reflects the information that is set within the printer driver and allows you to check the document layout, print order, and number of pages.
  • Page 381 This screen also allows you to change the media type and paper source settings. Help Menu When you select this menu item, the Help window for Canon IJ Preview is displayed, and you can check the version and copyright information.
  • Page 382 Start Printing button Prints the documents selected in the document list. The printed documents are deleted from the list, and when all documents are printed, the Canon IJ XPS Preview closes. Cancel Printing button Ends the Canon IJ Preview, and cancels the printing of the document that is displayed on the preview screen.
  • Page 383: Canon Ij Xps Preview Description

    Canon IJ XPS Preview Description Canon IJ XPS Preview is an application software that displays what the print result will look like before a document is actually printed. The preview reflects the information which is set within the printer driver and allows you to check the document layout, print order, and number of pages.
  • Page 384 Adds the document saved in the print history to the document list. Exit Ends the Canon IJ XPS Preview. The documents remaining in the document list will be deleted from the list. This command has the same function as the Exit in the print settings area.
  • Page 385 Delete Document Deletes the selected document from the document list. If the document list contains only one document, the document is grayed out and cannot be selected. This command has the same function as the (Delete Document) on the toolbar. Grayscale Printing Allows you to change the monochrome print settings.
  • Page 386 Move to Last Moves the currently selected page to the end of the document. If the currently selected page is the last page, this command is grayed out and cannot be selected. View Menu Selects the documents and pages to be displayed. Documents Use the following command to select the document to display.
  • Page 387 Select Page Information, Layout, or Manual Color Adjustment. Help Menu When you select this menu item, the Help window for Canon IJ XPS Preview is displayed, and you can check the version and copyright information. (Print) Prints the documents selected in the document list.
  • Page 388 If the document list contains only one document, the document is grayed out and cannot be selected. (Reset Documents) Returns the document selected in the document list to their status before they were added to the Canon IJ XPS Preview.
  • Page 389 Pages Displays the number of pages in the print document. Important • The number displayed in Pages and the output page count are different. • To check the output page count, check the status bar at the bottom of the preview window. Status Displays the status of the print documents.
  • Page 390 The documents remaining in the document list will be deleted from the list. Print Prints the documents selected in the document list. The printed documents are deleted from the list, and when all documents are printed, the Canon IJ XPS Preview closes.
  • Page 391: Canon Ij Status Monitor Description

    Icons and messages are displayed when ink is running low (ink level warning). Canon IJ Status Monitor Overview Canon IJ Status Monitor allows you to check the status of the printer and ink with graphics and messages. You can check the information on the printing document and the printing progress during printing.
  • Page 392 Closes the Ink Details dialog box to return to Canon IJ Status Monitor. Help Menu When you select this menu ite