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Canon iPF720 - imagePROGRAF Color Inkjet Printer User Manual

Canon iPF720 - imagePROGRAF Color Inkjet Printer User Manual (620 pages)

Large Format Printer  
Brand: Canon | Category: Printer | Size: 14.78 MB
Table of contents
User Manual1................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Basic Printing Workflow3................................................................................................................................................................
How To Use This Manual15................................................................................................................................................................
About This User Manual15................................................................................................................................................................
Searching Topics17................................................................................................................................................................
Html Version Of The Manual For Printing19................................................................................................................................................................
Printing A Group Of Topics In The Manual19................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Selected Topics24................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Parts27................................................................................................................................................................
Back28................................................................................................................................................................
Top Cover (inside)29................................................................................................................................................................
Ink Tank Cover (inside)31................................................................................................................................................................
Control Panel32................................................................................................................................................................
Turning The Printer On And Off36................................................................................................................................................................
Turning The Printer On36................................................................................................................................................................
Turning The Printer Off37................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Modes38................................................................................................................................................................
Mode Transition39................................................................................................................................................................
Online, And State Of The Control Panel40................................................................................................................................................................
Menu Mode, And State Of The Control Panel42................................................................................................................................................................
Switching Modes43................................................................................................................................................................
Switching To Menu Mode44................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Menu Operations45................................................................................................................................................................
Main Menu Operations During Printing45................................................................................................................................................................
Job Management Menu Operations46................................................................................................................................................................
Submenu Operations46................................................................................................................................................................
Main Menu Operations47................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing Menus48................................................................................................................................................................
Specifying Menu Items49................................................................................................................................................................
Specifying Numerical Values50................................................................................................................................................................
Executing Menu Commands50................................................................................................................................................................
Menu Structure51................................................................................................................................................................
Main Menu51................................................................................................................................................................
Main Menu During Printing62................................................................................................................................................................
Main Menu Settings64................................................................................................................................................................
Paper Menu65................................................................................................................................................................
Paper Details66................................................................................................................................................................
Job Management68................................................................................................................................................................
Gl2 Settings69................................................................................................................................................................
Adjust Printer71................................................................................................................................................................
Interface Setup72................................................................................................................................................................
System Setup73................................................................................................................................................................
Main Menu Settings (during Printing)76................................................................................................................................................................
Job Mgmt Menu78................................................................................................................................................................
Submenu Display79................................................................................................................................................................
Information Of The Loaded Paper79................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Information80................................................................................................................................................................
Status Print81................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Status Print Reports81................................................................................................................................................................
Roll Holder Set87................................................................................................................................................................
Optional Accessories87................................................................................................................................................................
Ieee 1394 (firewire) Expansion Board87................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Performance88................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Disk91................................................................................................................................................................
Packaging Materials92................................................................................................................................................................
Basic Environmental Performance92................................................................................................................................................................
Print Area93................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Procedure94................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Options Using Rolls And Sheets94................................................................................................................................................................
Sheet Printing95................................................................................................................................................................
Loading And Printing On Rolls96................................................................................................................................................................
Loading And Printing On Sheets100................................................................................................................................................................
Printing From Windows103................................................................................................................................................................
Printing From Mac Os X104................................................................................................................................................................
Registering The Printer104................................................................................................................................................................
Printing From The Application Software105................................................................................................................................................................
Canceling Print Jobs106................................................................................................................................................................
Canceling Print Jobs From The Control Panel106................................................................................................................................................................
Canceling Print Jobs From Windows107................................................................................................................................................................
Canceling Print Jobs From Mac Os X108................................................................................................................................................................
Paper110................................................................................................................................................................
Types Of Paper110................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing The Paper Reference Guide111................................................................................................................................................................
Updating Paper Information113................................................................................................................................................................
Paper Sizes115................................................................................................................................................................
Handling Rolls118................................................................................................................................................................
Specifying The Paper Length (roll)120................................................................................................................................................................
Loading Rolls On The Roll Holder121................................................................................................................................................................
Loading Rolls In The Roll Holder Slot123................................................................................................................................................................
Loading The Roll In The Printer124................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Roll From The Printer127................................................................................................................................................................
Removing Rolls From The Roll Holder Slot128................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Roll From The Roll Holder128................................................................................................................................................................
Clearing Jammed Roll Paper129................................................................................................................................................................
Feeding Roll Paper Manually132................................................................................................................................................................
Detection Of The Remaining Roll Paper133................................................................................................................................................................
Specifying The Ink Drying Time For Rolls134................................................................................................................................................................
Mac Os X135................................................................................................................................................................
Specifying The Cutting Method For Rolls136................................................................................................................................................................
Cutting The Leading Edge Of Roll Paper Automatically140................................................................................................................................................................
Reducing Dust From Cutting Rolls141................................................................................................................................................................
Attaching Accessories To The Roll Holder143................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The 3-inch Paper Core Attachment143................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The 2-inch Paper Core Attachment144................................................................................................................................................................
Handling Sheets145................................................................................................................................................................
Loading The Sheet In The Printer147................................................................................................................................................................
Manually Loading Paper To The Position For Printing150................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Sheet151................................................................................................................................................................
Clearing A Jammed Sheet152................................................................................................................................................................
Output Stacker154................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Output Stacker154................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Photos And Images156................................................................................................................................................................
Easy Settings158................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Photos And Images (mac Os X)162................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Cad Drawings165................................................................................................................................................................
Print Targets For Line Drawings And Text166................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Line Drawings And Text (mac Os X)170................................................................................................................................................................
Specifying Colors And Printing Cad Drawings173................................................................................................................................................................
Color Compatibility173................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Printer With A Color Imagerunner182................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting Images186................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Color In The Printer Driver186................................................................................................................................................................
Color Mode186................................................................................................................................................................
Color Adjustment186................................................................................................................................................................
Fine-tuning Colors Of Photos And Images (windows)188................................................................................................................................................................
Fine-tuning Colors Of Photos And Images (mac Os X)191................................................................................................................................................................
For Printing194................................................................................................................................................................
Advanced Settings194................................................................................................................................................................
Print Priority194................................................................................................................................................................
Print Quality195................................................................................................................................................................
Color Settings195................................................................................................................................................................
Enhancing Printing Quality196................................................................................................................................................................
Choosing Paper For Printing202................................................................................................................................................................
Choosing A Paper For Printing202................................................................................................................................................................
Media Type202................................................................................................................................................................
If The Paper Type Is Not Listed For Selection202................................................................................................................................................................
Specifying Paper In The Printer Driver205................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Enlargements Or Reductions210................................................................................................................................................................
Resizing Originals To Match The Paper Size210................................................................................................................................................................
Resizing Originals To Match The Paper Size (windows)211................................................................................................................................................................
Resizing Originals To Match The Paper Size (mac Os X)213................................................................................................................................................................
Resizing Originals To Fit The Roll Width216................................................................................................................................................................
Resizing Originals To Fit The Roll Width (windows)217................................................................................................................................................................
Resizing Originals To Fit The Roll Width (mac Os X)219................................................................................................................................................................
Resizing Originals By Entering A Scaling Value222................................................................................................................................................................
Resizing Originals By Entering A Scaling Value (windows)223................................................................................................................................................................
Resizing Originals By Entering A Scaling Value (mac Os)225................................................................................................................................................................
Printing At Full Size232................................................................................................................................................................
Printing On Oversized Paper232................................................................................................................................................................
Printing At Full Size (windows)234................................................................................................................................................................
Printing At Full Size (mac Os X)236................................................................................................................................................................
Borderless Printing At Actual Size239................................................................................................................................................................
Borderless Printing239................................................................................................................................................................
Borderless Printing On Paper Of Equivalent Size246................................................................................................................................................................
Borderless Printing By Resizing Originals To Match The248................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Banners Or At Other Non-standard Sizes267................................................................................................................................................................
Registering A Custom Paper Size268................................................................................................................................................................
Creating The Banner In The Application269................................................................................................................................................................
Printing The Banner269................................................................................................................................................................
Register A Custom Page Size272................................................................................................................................................................
Print The Banner273................................................................................................................................................................
Printing On Non-standard Paper Sizes275................................................................................................................................................................
Printing By Using Custom Size276................................................................................................................................................................
Printing By Using Custom Paper Size278................................................................................................................................................................
Printing On Non-standard Paper Sizes (mac Os X)280................................................................................................................................................................
Tiling And Multiple Pages Per Sheet282................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Multiple Originals Next To Each Other282................................................................................................................................................................
Free Layout (windows)282................................................................................................................................................................
Imageprograf Free Layout (macintosh)283................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Multiple Originals Next To Each Other (windows)284................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Multiple Pages Continuously288................................................................................................................................................................
Roll Paper (banner)288................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Multiple Pages Continuously (windows)289................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Multiple Pages Continuously (mac Os X)291................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet293................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet (windows)294................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet (mac Os X)296................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Posters In Sections299................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Large Posters (windows)300................................................................................................................................................................
Centering Originals302................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Originals Centered On Rolls302................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Originals Centered On Rolls (windows)303................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Originals Centered On Rolls (mac Os X)305................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Originals Centered On Sheets308................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Originals Centered On Sheets (windows)309................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Originals Centered On Sheets (mac Os X)311................................................................................................................................................................
Conserving Roll Paper313................................................................................................................................................................
Rotate Page 90 Degrees (conserve Paper)313................................................................................................................................................................
Conserving Roll Paper By Rotating Originals 90 Degrees314................................................................................................................................................................
Conserving Roll Paper By Printing Originals Without Top And Bottom Margins319................................................................................................................................................................
Checking Images Before Printing325................................................................................................................................................................
Preview (macintosh)326................................................................................................................................................................
Checking The Layout In A Preview Before Printing327................................................................................................................................................................
Other Useful Settings330................................................................................................................................................................
Printing With Watermarks330................................................................................................................................................................
Printing With Watermarks-copy, File Copy, And So On331................................................................................................................................................................
Making The Original Orientation Match The Paper Orientation333................................................................................................................................................................
Rotate 180 Degrees333................................................................................................................................................................
Making The Original Orientation Match The Paper Orientation (windows)334................................................................................................................................................................
Making The Original Orientation Match The Paper336................................................................................................................................................................
Orientation (mac Os X)336................................................................................................................................................................
Using Favorites339................................................................................................................................................................
Cutting Roll Paper After Printing343................................................................................................................................................................
Automatic Cutting343................................................................................................................................................................
Cutting Roll Paper After Printing (windows)344................................................................................................................................................................
Cutting Roll Paper After Printing (mac Os X)345................................................................................................................................................................
Windows Software347................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Driver347................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing The Printer Driver Dialog Box From Applications (windows)357................................................................................................................................................................
Main Sheet (windows)361................................................................................................................................................................
Media Detailed Settings Dialog Box (windows)365................................................................................................................................................................
View Settings Dialog Box For The Printing Application366................................................................................................................................................................
Color Adjustment Sheet: Color (windows)367................................................................................................................................................................
Driver Matching Mode369................................................................................................................................................................
Matching Sheet (windows)369................................................................................................................................................................
Icc Matching Mode, Driver Icm Mode And Host Icm Mode370................................................................................................................................................................
Color Adjustment Sheet: Monochrome (windows)371................................................................................................................................................................
Page Setup Sheet (windows)373................................................................................................................................................................
Paper Size Options Dialog Box (windows)375................................................................................................................................................................
Layout Sheet (windows)376................................................................................................................................................................
Page Options Dialog Box (windows)378................................................................................................................................................................
Special Settings Dialog Box (windows)379................................................................................................................................................................
Favorites Sheet (windows)380................................................................................................................................................................
Utility Sheet (windows)382................................................................................................................................................................
Support Sheet (windows)383................................................................................................................................................................
Device Settings Sheet (windows)384................................................................................................................................................................
Settings Summaries Dialog Box (windows)385................................................................................................................................................................
Status Monitor386................................................................................................................................................................
Imageprograf Status Monitor (windows)386................................................................................................................................................................
Digital Photo Front-access387................................................................................................................................................................
Using Posterartist To Compose Originals388................................................................................................................................................................
Edit Using Posterartist388................................................................................................................................................................
Device Setup Utility391................................................................................................................................................................
Imageprograf Device Setup Utility391................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Imageprograf Device Setup Utility391................................................................................................................................................................
Mac Os X Software393................................................................................................................................................................
Main Pane (mac Os X)401................................................................................................................................................................
Media Detailed Settings Dialog Box (mac Os X)404................................................................................................................................................................
Color Settings Pane: Color (mac Os X)406................................................................................................................................................................
Color Adjustment Pane: Color406................................................................................................................................................................
Matching Pane407................................................................................................................................................................
Color Settings Pane: Monochrome (mac Os X)408................................................................................................................................................................
Color Adjustment Pane: Monochrome408................................................................................................................................................................
Page Setup Pane (mac Os X)409................................................................................................................................................................
Utility Pane (mac Os X)411................................................................................................................................................................
Additional Settings Pane (mac Os X)412................................................................................................................................................................
Support Pane (mac Os X)413................................................................................................................................................................
Imageprograf Printmonitor (macintosh)414................................................................................................................................................................
Network Environment415................................................................................................................................................................
System Requirements415................................................................................................................................................................
Using Remoteui421................................................................................................................................................................
Specifying Printer-related Information427................................................................................................................................................................
Initializing The Network Settings430................................................................................................................................................................
Network Setting (windows)431................................................................................................................................................................
Sharing The Printer In Windows432................................................................................................................................................................
Specifying The Printer's Frame Type436................................................................................................................................................................
Specifying The Frame Type Using The Printer Control Panel437................................................................................................................................................................
Specifying Netware Print Services438................................................................................................................................................................
Choosing The Type Of Print Services438................................................................................................................................................................
Specifying Netware Protocols441................................................................................................................................................................
Activating Appletalk On The Printer447................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Hard Disk Operations453................................................................................................................................................................
Saved Print Jobs455................................................................................................................................................................
Output Method ( Send Job To)456................................................................................................................................................................
Storage Destination457................................................................................................................................................................
Saving Print Jobs Sent From Sources Other Than The458................................................................................................................................................................
Specifying Output Method458................................................................................................................................................................
Specifying Save And Print458................................................................................................................................................................
Saving Print Jobs459................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Printer Driver (windows)459................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Printer Driver (mac Os X)461................................................................................................................................................................
Do Not Save Print Jobs In The Common Box462................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Control Panel464................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Passwords For Personal Boxes466................................................................................................................................................................
Naming Personal Boxes470................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying A List Of Saved Jobs474................................................................................................................................................................
Printing A List Of Saved Jobs478................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Saved Jobs479................................................................................................................................................................
Moving Saved Jobs484................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Details Of Saved Jobs489................................................................................................................................................................
Renaming Saved Jobs493................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting Saved Jobs498................................................................................................................................................................
Checking The Free Hard Disk Space502................................................................................................................................................................
Erasing Data On The Printer's Hard Disk504................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Printhead505................................................................................................................................................................
Correcting Print Misalignment505................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Printhead Alignment Automatically505................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Printhead Alignment Manually507................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Printhead Orientation509................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Printhead Height511................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Feed Amount512................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Feed Amount Automatically512................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Feed Amount Manually515................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Measurement Scale For Better Accuracy518................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Vacuum Strength520................................................................................................................................................................
Ink Tanks521................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing Ink Tanks522................................................................................................................................................................
Compatible Ink Tank522................................................................................................................................................................
Precautions When Handling An Ink Tank522................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing An Ink Tank523................................................................................................................................................................
Checking Ink Tank Levels527................................................................................................................................................................
When To Replace Ink Tanks528................................................................................................................................................................
Checking The Print Quality529................................................................................................................................................................
Improving The Print Quality529................................................................................................................................................................
Checking For Nozzle Clogging530................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning The Printhead531................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Printhead532................................................................................................................................................................
When To Replace The Printhead532................................................................................................................................................................
Compatible Printhead532................................................................................................................................................................
Precautions When Handling The Printhead532................................................................................................................................................................
Cutter Unit539................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Cutter Unit540................................................................................................................................................................
Maintenance Cartridge542................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Maintenance Cartridge542................................................................................................................................................................
Compatible Maintenance Cartridge542................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Shaft Cleaner547................................................................................................................................................................
Checking The Remaining Maintenance Cartridge Capacity549................................................................................................................................................................
When To Replace The Maintenance Cartridge550................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning The Printer551................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning The Printer Exterior551................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning Inside The Top Cover552................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning The Paper Retainer554................................................................................................................................................................
Other Maintenance556................................................................................................................................................................
Preparing To Transfer The Printer556................................................................................................................................................................
Updating The Firmware560................................................................................................................................................................
Frequently Asked Questions561................................................................................................................................................................
Problems Regarding Paper563................................................................................................................................................................
Roll Paper Cannot Be Inserted Into The Paper Feed Slot568................................................................................................................................................................
Cannot Load Sheets568................................................................................................................................................................
Paper Is Not Cut Neatly568................................................................................................................................................................
Paper Cannot Be Cut568................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Does Not Start569................................................................................................................................................................
The Data Lamp On The Control Panel Does Not Light Up569................................................................................................................................................................
The Printer Does Not Respond Even If Print Jobs Are Sent569................................................................................................................................................................
The Printer Stops During A Print Job570................................................................................................................................................................
An Error Message Is Shown On The Display Screen570................................................................................................................................................................
The Printer Ejects Blank, Unprinted Paper570................................................................................................................................................................
Problems With The Printing Quality571................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Is Faint571................................................................................................................................................................
Paper Rubs Against The Printhead572................................................................................................................................................................
The Edges Of The Paper Are Dirty573................................................................................................................................................................
The Surface Of The Paper Is Dirty574................................................................................................................................................................
The Back Side Of The Paper Is Dirty574................................................................................................................................................................
Printed Colors Are Inaccurate574................................................................................................................................................................
Banding In Different Colors Occurs575................................................................................................................................................................
Colors In Printed Images Are Uneven576................................................................................................................................................................
Image Edges Are Blurred Or White Banding Occurs576................................................................................................................................................................
The Contrast Becomes Uneven During Printing576................................................................................................................................................................
The Length Of Printed Images Is Inaccurate577................................................................................................................................................................
Documents Are Printed Crooked577................................................................................................................................................................
Documents Are Printed In Monochrome577................................................................................................................................................................
Lines Are Misaligned577................................................................................................................................................................
Line Thickness Is Not Uniform (windows)577................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Mode578................................................................................................................................................................
Thin Lines Are Not Printed After Switching To Economy578................................................................................................................................................................
Cannot Print Over A Network579................................................................................................................................................................
Cannot Connect The Printer To The Network579................................................................................................................................................................
Cannot Print Over A Tcp/ip Network579................................................................................................................................................................
Cannot Print Over A Netware Network580................................................................................................................................................................
Cannot Print Over Appletalk Or Bonjour Networks580................................................................................................................................................................
Installation Problems581................................................................................................................................................................
Removing Installed Printer Drivers582................................................................................................................................................................
Removing Printer Drivers (windows)582................................................................................................................................................................
With Hp-gl/2, Printing Is Misaligned583................................................................................................................................................................
Hp-gl/2 Problems583................................................................................................................................................................
Hp-gl/2 Printing Takes A Long Time584................................................................................................................................................................
Other Problems585................................................................................................................................................................
The Printer Does Not Go On585................................................................................................................................................................
If The Printer Makes A Strange Sound585................................................................................................................................................................
The Printer Consumes A Lot Of Ink586................................................................................................................................................................
Ink Level Detection586................................................................................................................................................................
Disabling Ink Level Detection587................................................................................................................................................................
Error Message589................................................................................................................................................................
Responding To Messages589................................................................................................................................................................
Error Messages589................................................................................................................................................................
Other Messages589................................................................................................................................................................
Messages Regarding Paper592................................................................................................................................................................
Paper Mismatch592................................................................................................................................................................
Papr Type Mismatch592................................................................................................................................................................
Papr Size Mismatch592................................................................................................................................................................
Paper Size Not Detected593................................................................................................................................................................
This Paper Cannot Be Used593................................................................................................................................................................
Roll Printing Is Selected594................................................................................................................................................................
The Roll Is Empty594................................................................................................................................................................
Roll Printing Is Selected, But Sheets Are Loaded594................................................................................................................................................................
Cannot Feed Paper595................................................................................................................................................................
No Sheets595................................................................................................................................................................
Sheet Printing Is Selected595................................................................................................................................................................
Regular Printing Is Selected, But A Roll Is Loaded595................................................................................................................................................................
Paper Jam596................................................................................................................................................................
Paper Loaded Askew596................................................................................................................................................................
Cannot Detect Papr596................................................................................................................................................................
Leading Edge Detection Error597................................................................................................................................................................
Cannot Cut This Paper597................................................................................................................................................................
End Of Paper Feed597................................................................................................................................................................
Rel Lever Is In Wrong Position597................................................................................................................................................................
Borderless Printng Not Possible598................................................................................................................................................................
Check Supported Paper598................................................................................................................................................................
Check Roll Position598................................................................................................................................................................
Messages Regarding Ink599................................................................................................................................................................
No Ink Left599................................................................................................................................................................
Remaining Level Of The Ink Cannot Be Correctly Detected600................................................................................................................................................................
No Ink Tank Loaded600................................................................................................................................................................
Ink Tank Error600................................................................................................................................................................
Ink Level: Check600................................................................................................................................................................
Cannot Adjust Band601................................................................................................................................................................
Messages Regarding Printing Or Adjusment601................................................................................................................................................................
Use Another Paper601................................................................................................................................................................
Messages Regarding Printheads602................................................................................................................................................................
Phead Needs Cleaning602................................................................................................................................................................
Problem With Printhead602................................................................................................................................................................
Printhead Error603................................................................................................................................................................
Execute Printhead Cleaning603................................................................................................................................................................
Messages Regarding The Maintenance Cartridge604................................................................................................................................................................
No Maintenance Cartridge604................................................................................................................................................................
Prepare For Maint Cart Replacement604................................................................................................................................................................
No Maintenance Cartridge Capacity604................................................................................................................................................................
Maintenance Cartridge Full604................................................................................................................................................................
Maintenance Cartridge Problem604................................................................................................................................................................
Messages Regarding The Hard Disk605................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Disk Error605................................................................................................................................................................
File Read Error605................................................................................................................................................................
Mail Box Nearly Full605................................................................................................................................................................
Mail Box Full605................................................................................................................................................................
Mail Box Full. Now Printing Without Saving Data605................................................................................................................................................................
Mail Box Full. Delete Unwanted Data605................................................................................................................................................................
Mail Box Full. Cannot Save606................................................................................................................................................................
Gl2: W0502 The Parameter Is Out Of Range607................................................................................................................................................................
Gl2: W0504 This Command Is Not Supported607................................................................................................................................................................
Garo Wxxxx (x Represents A Number)608................................................................................................................................................................
Error Exxx-xxxx (x Represents A Letter Or Number)608................................................................................................................................................................
Hardware Error. Xxxxxxxx-xxxx (x Represents A Letter Or Number)608................................................................................................................................................................
Top Cover Is Open609................................................................................................................................................................
Prepare For Parts Replacement609................................................................................................................................................................
Parts Replacement Time Has Passed609................................................................................................................................................................
Carriage Cover Is Open609................................................................................................................................................................
Cannot Print As Specified611................................................................................................................................................................
Confirming Print Settings (windows)612................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring The Ip Address Using Imageprograf Device Setup Utility612................................................................................................................................................................
Confirming Print Settings (mac Os X)612................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring The Ip Address On The Printer612................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring The Ip Address Using The Printer Control Panel612................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring The Ip Address Using Arp And Ping Commands612................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring The Printer's Tcp/ip Network Settings612................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring The Printer's Netware Network Settings612................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring The Communication Mode Manually612................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring The Printer Driver Destination (windows)612................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Netware Network Settings612................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring The Printer Driver Destination (macintosh)612................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring The Destination For Appletalk Network (macintosh)612................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring The Destination For Tcp/ip Network (macintosh)612................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring The Destination For Bonjour Network (macintosh)612................................................................................................................................................................
Email Notification When Printing Is Finished Or Errors Occur613................................................................................................................................................................
Hp-gl/2 Jobs Are Printed 6 Mm Larger Than Specified613................................................................................................................................................................
Hp-gl/2 Jobs Are Printed At Maximum Size, Even If A Standard Size Is Specified613................................................................................................................................................................
Insufficient Paper For Job614................................................................................................................................................................
Ink Insufficient614................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Specifications616................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Office Documents616................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Office Documents (windows)616................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Office Documents (mac Os X)616................................................................................................................................................................
The Display Screen Indicates The System Is Filling With Ink619................................................................................................................................................................
Unknown File619................................................................................................................................................................

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Canon iPF720 - imagePROGRAF Color Inkjet Printer User Manual

Canon iPF720 - imagePROGRAF Color Inkjet Printer User Manual (620 pages)

Large Format Printer  
Brand: Canon | Category: Printer | Size: 19.6 MB
Table of contents
User Manual1................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Parts3................................................................................................................................................................
Control Panel3................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Specifications3................................................................................................................................................................
Basic Printing Workflow3................................................................................................................................................................
Handling Paper4................................................................................................................................................................
Output Stacker4................................................................................................................................................................
Working With Various Print Jobs4................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Office Documents5................................................................................................................................................................
Enhanced Printing Options5................................................................................................................................................................
Windows Software7................................................................................................................................................................
Mac Os X Software8................................................................................................................................................................
Network Setting8................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Disk9................................................................................................................................................................
Adjustments For Better Print Quality9................................................................................................................................................................
Ink Tanks10................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting10................................................................................................................................................................
Other Problems12................................................................................................................................................................
Error Message12................................................................................................................................................................
Other Messages13................................................................................................................................................................
How To Use This Manual15................................................................................................................................................................
About This User Manual15................................................................................................................................................................
Searching Topics17................................................................................................................................................................
Html Version Of The Manual For Printing19................................................................................................................................................................
Printing A Group Of Topics In The Manual19................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Selected Topics24................................................................................................................................................................
Top Cover (inside)29................................................................................................................................................................
Ink Tank Cover (inside)31................................................................................................................................................................
Turning The Printer On And Off36................................................................................................................................................................
Turning The Printer On36................................................................................................................................................................
Turning The Printer Off37................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Modes38................................................................................................................................................................
Mode Transition39................................................................................................................................................................
Online, And State Of The Control Panel40................................................................................................................................................................
Menu Mode, And State Of The Control Panel42................................................................................................................................................................
Switching Modes43................................................................................................................................................................
Switching To Menu Mode44................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Menu Operations45................................................................................................................................................................
Main Menu Operations During Printing45................................................................................................................................................................
Job Management Menu Operations46................................................................................................................................................................
Submenu Operations46................................................................................................................................................................
Main Menu Operations47................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing Menus48................................................................................................................................................................
Specifying Menu Items49................................................................................................................................................................
Specifying Numerical Values50................................................................................................................................................................
Executing Menu Commands50................................................................................................................................................................
Menu Structure51................................................................................................................................................................
Main Menu51................................................................................................................................................................
Main Menu During Printing62................................................................................................................................................................
Main Menu Settings64................................................................................................................................................................
Paper Menu65................................................................................................................................................................
Paper Details66................................................................................................................................................................
Job Management68................................................................................................................................................................
Gl2 Settings69................................................................................................................................................................
Adjust Printer71................................................................................................................................................................
Interface Setup72................................................................................................................................................................
System Setup73................................................................................................................................................................
Main Menu Settings (during Printing)76................................................................................................................................................................
Job Mgmt Menu78................................................................................................................................................................
Submenu Display79................................................................................................................................................................
Information Of The Loaded Paper79................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Information80................................................................................................................................................................
Status Print81................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Status Print Reports81................................................................................................................................................................
Optional Accessories87................................................................................................................................................................
Roll Holder Set87................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Performance88................................................................................................................................................................
Basic Environmental Performance92................................................................................................................................................................
Packaging Materials92................................................................................................................................................................
Print Area93................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Procedure94................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Options Using Rolls And Sheets94................................................................................................................................................................
Sheet Printing95................................................................................................................................................................
Loading And Printing On Rolls96................................................................................................................................................................
Loading And Printing On Sheets100................................................................................................................................................................
Printing From Windows103................................................................................................................................................................
Printing From Mac Os X104................................................................................................................................................................
Registering The Printer104................................................................................................................................................................
Printing From The Application Software105................................................................................................................................................................
Canceling Print Jobs106................................................................................................................................................................
Canceling Print Jobs From The Control Panel106................................................................................................................................................................
Canceling Print Jobs From Windows107................................................................................................................................................................
Canceling Print Jobs From Mac Os X108................................................................................................................................................................
Types Of Paper110................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing The Paper Reference Guide111................................................................................................................................................................
Updating Paper Information113................................................................................................................................................................
Paper Sizes115................................................................................................................................................................
Handling Rolls118................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting The Paper Source118................................................................................................................................................................
Specifying The Paper Length (roll)120................................................................................................................................................................
Loading Rolls On The Roll Holder121................................................................................................................................................................
Loading Rolls In The Roll Holder Slot123................................................................................................................................................................
Loading The Roll In The Printer124................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Roll From The Printer127................................................................................................................................................................
Removing Rolls From The Roll Holder Slot128................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Roll From The Roll Holder128................................................................................................................................................................
Clearing Jammed Roll Paper129................................................................................................................................................................
Feeding Roll Paper Manually132................................................................................................................................................................
Detection Of The Remaining Roll Paper133................................................................................................................................................................
Specifying The Ink Drying Time For Rolls134................................................................................................................................................................
Mac Os X135................................................................................................................................................................
Specifying The Cutting Method For Rolls136................................................................................................................................................................
Eject (waiting For Ink To Dry After Printing)137................................................................................................................................................................
Cutting The Leading Edge Of Roll Paper Automatically140................................................................................................................................................................
Reducing Dust From Cutting Rolls141................................................................................................................................................................
Attaching Accessories To The Roll Holder143................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The 3-inch Paper Core Attachment143................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The 2-inch Paper Core Attachment144................................................................................................................................................................
Handling Sheets145................................................................................................................................................................
Loading The Sheet In The Printer147................................................................................................................................................................
Manually Loading Paper To The Position For Printing150................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Sheet151................................................................................................................................................................
Clearing A Jammed Sheet152................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Output Stacker154................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Photos And Images156................................................................................................................................................................
Easy Settings156................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Photos And Images (mac Os X)162................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Cad Drawings165................................................................................................................................................................
Print Targets For Line Drawings And Text166................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Line Drawings And Text (mac Os X)170................................................................................................................................................................
Specifying Colors And Printing Cad Drawings173................................................................................................................................................................
Color Compatibility173................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Printer With A Color Imagerunner182................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting Images186................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Color In The Printer Driver186................................................................................................................................................................
Color Mode186................................................................................................................................................................
Color Adjustment186................................................................................................................................................................
Fine-tuning Colors Of Photos And Images (windows)188................................................................................................................................................................
Fine-tuning Colors Of Photos And Images (mac Os X)191................................................................................................................................................................
For Printing194................................................................................................................................................................
Advanced Settings194................................................................................................................................................................
Print Quality195................................................................................................................................................................
Color Settings195................................................................................................................................................................
Enhancing Printing Quality196................................................................................................................................................................
Choosing Paper For Printing202................................................................................................................................................................
Choosing A Paper For Printing202................................................................................................................................................................
Media Type202................................................................................................................................................................
Specifying Paper In The Printer Driver205................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Enlargements Or Reductions210................................................................................................................................................................
Resizing Originals To Match The Paper Size210................................................................................................................................................................
Resizing Originals To Match The Paper Size (windows)211................................................................................................................................................................
Resizing Originals To Match The Paper Size (mac Os X)213................................................................................................................................................................
Resizing Originals To Fit The Roll Width216................................................................................................................................................................
Resizing Originals To Fit The Roll Width (windows)217................................................................................................................................................................
Resizing Originals To Fit The Roll Width (mac Os X)219................................................................................................................................................................
Resizing Originals By Entering A Scaling Value222................................................................................................................................................................
Resizing Originals By Entering A Scaling Value (windows)223................................................................................................................................................................
Resizing Originals By Entering A Scaling Value (mac Os)225................................................................................................................................................................
Printing At Full Size232................................................................................................................................................................
Printing On Oversized Paper232................................................................................................................................................................
Printing At Full Size (windows)234................................................................................................................................................................
Printing At Full Size (mac Os X)236................................................................................................................................................................
Borderless Printing At Actual Size239................................................................................................................................................................
Borderless Printing239................................................................................................................................................................
Borderless Printing On Paper Of Equivalent Size246................................................................................................................................................................
Borderless Printing By Resizing Originals To Match The248................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Banners Or At Other Non-standard Sizes267................................................................................................................................................................
Registering A Custom Paper Size268................................................................................................................................................................
Creating The Banner In The Application269................................................................................................................................................................
Printing The Banner269................................................................................................................................................................
Register A Custom Page Size272................................................................................................................................................................
Print The Banner273................................................................................................................................................................
Printing On Non-standard Paper Sizes275................................................................................................................................................................
Printing By Using Custom Size276................................................................................................................................................................
Printing By Using Custom Paper Size278................................................................................................................................................................
Printing On Non-standard Paper Sizes (mac Os X)280................................................................................................................................................................
Tiling And Multiple Pages Per Sheet282................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Multiple Originals Next To Each Other282................................................................................................................................................................
Imageprograf Free Layout (macintosh)283................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Multiple Originals Next To Each Other (windows)284................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Multiple Pages Continuously288................................................................................................................................................................
Roll Paper (banner)288................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Multiple Pages Continuously (windows)289................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Multiple Pages Continuously (mac Os X)291................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet293................................................................................................................................................................
Page Layout293................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet (windows)294................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet (mac Os X)296................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Posters In Sections299................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Large Posters (windows)300................................................................................................................................................................
Centering Originals302................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Originals Centered On Rolls302................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Originals Centered On Rolls (windows)303................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Originals Centered On Rolls (mac Os X)305................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Originals Centered On Sheets308................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Originals Centered On Sheets (windows)309................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Originals Centered On Sheets (mac Os X)311................................................................................................................................................................
Conserving Roll Paper313................................................................................................................................................................
Conserving Roll Paper By Rotating Originals 90 Degrees313................................................................................................................................................................
Checking Images Before Printing325................................................................................................................................................................
Checking The Layout In A Preview Before Printing325................................................................................................................................................................
Preview (macintosh)326................................................................................................................................................................
Other Useful Settings330................................................................................................................................................................
Printing With Watermarks330................................................................................................................................................................
Printing With Watermarks-copy, File Copy, And So On331................................................................................................................................................................
Making The Original Orientation Match The Paper Orientation333................................................................................................................................................................
Rotate 180 Degrees333................................................................................................................................................................
Making The Original Orientation Match The Paper Orientation (windows)334................................................................................................................................................................
Making The Original Orientation Match The Paper336................................................................................................................................................................
Using Favorites339................................................................................................................................................................
Cutting Roll Paper After Printing343................................................................................................................................................................
Automatic Cutting343................................................................................................................................................................
Cutting Roll Paper After Printing (windows)344................................................................................................................................................................
Cutting Roll Paper After Printing (mac Os X)345................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Driver347................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Driver Settings (windows)347................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing The Printer Driver Dialog Box From Applications (windows)357................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing The Printer Driver Dialog Box From The359................................................................................................................................................................
Main Sheet (windows)361................................................................................................................................................................
Media Detailed Settings Dialog Box (windows)365................................................................................................................................................................
View Settings Dialog Box For The Printing Application366................................................................................................................................................................
Color Adjustment Sheet: Color (windows)367................................................................................................................................................................
Driver Matching Mode369................................................................................................................................................................
Matching Sheet (windows)369................................................................................................................................................................
Icc Matching Mode, Driver Icm Mode And Host Icm Mode370................................................................................................................................................................
Color Adjustment Sheet: Monochrome (windows)371................................................................................................................................................................
Page Setup Sheet (windows)373................................................................................................................................................................
Paper Size Options Dialog Box (windows)375................................................................................................................................................................
Layout Sheet (windows)376................................................................................................................................................................
Page Options Dialog Box (windows)378................................................................................................................................................................
Special Settings Dialog Box (windows)379................................................................................................................................................................
Favorites Sheet (windows)380................................................................................................................................................................
Utility Sheet (windows)382................................................................................................................................................................
Support Sheet (windows)383................................................................................................................................................................
Device Settings Sheet (windows)384................................................................................................................................................................
Settings Summaries Dialog Box (windows)385................................................................................................................................................................
Status Monitor386................................................................................................................................................................
Imageprograf Status Monitor (windows)386................................................................................................................................................................
Digital Photo Front-access387................................................................................................................................................................
Using Posterartist To Compose Originals388................................................................................................................................................................
Edit Using Posterartist388................................................................................................................................................................
Device Setup Utility391................................................................................................................................................................
Imageprograf Device Setup Utility391................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Imageprograf Device Setup Utility391................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Driver Settings (mac Os X)393................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing The Printer Driver Dialog Box From400................................................................................................................................................................
Main Pane (mac Os X)401................................................................................................................................................................
Media Detailed Settings Dialog Box (mac Os X)404................................................................................................................................................................
Color Settings Pane: Color (mac Os X)406................................................................................................................................................................
Color Adjustment Pane: Color406................................................................................................................................................................
Matching Pane407................................................................................................................................................................
Color Settings Pane: Monochrome (mac Os X)408................................................................................................................................................................
Color Adjustment Pane: Monochrome408................................................................................................................................................................
Page Setup Pane (mac Os X)409................................................................................................................................................................
Utility Pane (mac Os X)411................................................................................................................................................................
Additional Settings Pane (mac Os X)412................................................................................................................................................................
Support Pane (mac Os X)413................................................................................................................................................................
Imageprograf Printmonitor (macintosh)414................................................................................................................................................................
Network Environment415................................................................................................................................................................
System Requirements415................................................................................................................................................................
Using Remoteui421................................................................................................................................................................
Specifying Printer-related Information427................................................................................................................................................................
Initializing The Network Settings430................................................................................................................................................................
Network Setting (windows)431................................................................................................................................................................
Sharing The Printer In Windows432................................................................................................................................................................
Specifying The Printer's Frame Type436................................................................................................................................................................
Specifying The Frame Type Using The Printer Control Panel437................................................................................................................................................................
Specifying Netware Print Services438................................................................................................................................................................
Choosing The Type Of Print Services438................................................................................................................................................................
Specifying Netware Protocols441................................................................................................................................................................
Network Setting (mac Os X)445................................................................................................................................................................
Activating Appletalk On The Printer447................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Hard Disk Operations453................................................................................................................................................................
Saved Print Jobs455................................................................................................................................................................
Output Method ( Send Job To)456................................................................................................................................................................
Storage Destination457................................................................................................................................................................
Saving Print Jobs Sent From Sources Other Than The458................................................................................................................................................................
Specifying Output Method458................................................................................................................................................................
Specifying Save And Print458................................................................................................................................................................
Saving Print Jobs459................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Printer Driver (windows)459................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Printer Driver (mac Os X)461................................................................................................................................................................
Do Not Save Print Jobs In The Common Box462................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Control Panel464................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Passwords For Personal Boxes466................................................................................................................................................................
Naming Personal Boxes470................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying A List Of Saved Jobs474................................................................................................................................................................
Printing A List Of Saved Jobs478................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Saved Jobs479................................................................................................................................................................
Moving Saved Jobs484................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Details Of Saved Jobs489................................................................................................................................................................
Renaming Saved Jobs493................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting Saved Jobs498................................................................................................................................................................
Checking The Free Hard Disk Space502................................................................................................................................................................
Erasing Data On The Printer's Hard Disk504................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Printhead505................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Printhead Alignment Automatically505................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Printhead Alignment Manually507................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Printhead Orientation509................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Printhead Height511................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Feed Amount512................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Feed Amount Automatically512................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Feed Amount Manually515................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Measurement Scale For Better Accuracy518................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Vacuum Strength520................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing Ink Tanks522................................................................................................................................................................
Compatible Ink Tank522................................................................................................................................................................
Precautions When Handling An Ink Tank522................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing An Ink Tank523................................................................................................................................................................
Checking Ink Tank Levels527................................................................................................................................................................
When To Replace Ink Tanks528................................................................................................................................................................
Checking The Print Quality529................................................................................................................................................................
Improving The Print Quality529................................................................................................................................................................
Checking For Nozzle Clogging530................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning The Printhead531................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Printhead532................................................................................................................................................................
When To Replace The Printhead532................................................................................................................................................................
Compatible Printhead532................................................................................................................................................................
Cutter Unit539................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Cutter Unit540................................................................................................................................................................
Maintenance Cartridge542................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Maintenance Cartridge542................................................................................................................................................................
Compatible Maintenance Cartridge542................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Shaft Cleaner547................................................................................................................................................................
Checking The Remaining Maintenance Cartridge Capacity549................................................................................................................................................................
When To Replace The Maintenance Cartridge550................................................................................................................................................................
The Display Screen550................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning The Printer551................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning The Printer Exterior551................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning Inside The Top Cover552................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning The Paper Retainer554................................................................................................................................................................
Other Maintenance556................................................................................................................................................................
Preparing To Transfer The Printer556................................................................................................................................................................
Updating The Firmware560................................................................................................................................................................
Frequently Asked Questions561................................................................................................................................................................
Problems Regarding Paper563................................................................................................................................................................
Roll Paper Cannot Be Inserted Into The Paper Feed Slot568................................................................................................................................................................
Cannot Load Sheets568................................................................................................................................................................
Paper Is Not Cut Neatly568................................................................................................................................................................
Paper Cannot Be Cut568................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Does Not Start569................................................................................................................................................................
The Data Lamp On The Control Panel Does Not Light Up569................................................................................................................................................................
The Printer Does Not Respond Even If Print Jobs Are Sent569................................................................................................................................................................
The Printer Stops During A Print Job570................................................................................................................................................................
An Error Message Is Shown On The Display Screen570................................................................................................................................................................
Problems With The Printing Quality571................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Is Faint571................................................................................................................................................................
Paper Rubs Against The Printhead572................................................................................................................................................................
The Edges Of The Paper Are Dirty573................................................................................................................................................................
The Surface Of The Paper Is Dirty574................................................................................................................................................................
The Back Side Of The Paper Is Dirty574................................................................................................................................................................
Printed Colors Are Inaccurate574................................................................................................................................................................
Banding In Different Colors Occurs575................................................................................................................................................................
Colors In Printed Images Are Uneven576................................................................................................................................................................
Image Edges Are Blurred Or White Banding Occurs576................................................................................................................................................................
The Contrast Becomes Uneven During Printing576................................................................................................................................................................
The Length Of Printed Images Is Inaccurate577................................................................................................................................................................
Documents Are Printed Crooked577................................................................................................................................................................
Documents Are Printed In Monochrome577................................................................................................................................................................
Lines Are Misaligned577................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Mode578................................................................................................................................................................
Thin Lines Are Not Printed After Switching To Economy578................................................................................................................................................................
Cannot Print Over A Network579................................................................................................................................................................
Cannot Connect The Printer To The Network579................................................................................................................................................................
Cannot Print Over A Netware Network580................................................................................................................................................................
Cannot Print Over Appletalk Or Bonjour Networks580................................................................................................................................................................
Installation Problems581................................................................................................................................................................
Removing Installed Printer Drivers582................................................................................................................................................................
Removing Printer Drivers (windows)582................................................................................................................................................................
Hp-gl/2 Problems583................................................................................................................................................................
The Printer Does Not Go On585................................................................................................................................................................
If The Printer Makes A Strange Sound585................................................................................................................................................................
Messages Advising To Check The Maintenance Cartridge Are Not Cleared585................................................................................................................................................................
The Printer Consumes A Lot Of Ink586................................................................................................................................................................
Ink Level Detection586................................................................................................................................................................
Disabling Ink Level Detection587................................................................................................................................................................
Responding To Messages589................................................................................................................................................................
Error Messages589................................................................................................................................................................
Messages Regarding Paper592................................................................................................................................................................
Paper Mismatch592................................................................................................................................................................
Papr Type Mismatch592................................................................................................................................................................
Paper Size Not Detected593................................................................................................................................................................
This Paper Cannot Be Used593................................................................................................................................................................
Roll Printing Is Selected594................................................................................................................................................................
The Roll Is Empty594................................................................................................................................................................
Sheet Printing Is Selected595................................................................................................................................................................
Cannot Feed Paper595................................................................................................................................................................
Paper Jam596................................................................................................................................................................
Paper Loaded Askew596................................................................................................................................................................
Cannot Detect Papr596................................................................................................................................................................
Leading Edge Detection Error597................................................................................................................................................................
Cannot Cut This Paper597................................................................................................................................................................
End Of Paper Feed597................................................................................................................................................................
Rel Lever Is In Wrong Position597................................................................................................................................................................
Borderless Printng Not Possible598................................................................................................................................................................
Check Supported Paper598................................................................................................................................................................
Messages Regarding Ink599................................................................................................................................................................
No Ink Left599................................................................................................................................................................
Remaining Level Of The Ink Cannot Be Correctly Detected600................................................................................................................................................................
No Ink Tank Loaded600................................................................................................................................................................
Ink Tank Error600................................................................................................................................................................
Messages Regarding Printing Or Adjusment601................................................................................................................................................................
Use Another Paper601................................................................................................................................................................
Cannot Adjust Band601................................................................................................................................................................
Cannot Adjust Printhead601................................................................................................................................................................
Messages Regarding Printheads602................................................................................................................................................................
Phead Needs Cleaning602................................................................................................................................................................
Problem With Printhead602................................................................................................................................................................
Printhead Error603................................................................................................................................................................
Execute Printhead Cleaning603................................................................................................................................................................
Messages Regarding The Maintenance Cartridge604................................................................................................................................................................
No Maintenance Cartridge604................................................................................................................................................................
Prepare For Maint Cart Replacement604................................................................................................................................................................
No Maintenance Cartridge Capacity604................................................................................................................................................................
Maintenance Cartridge Full604................................................................................................................................................................
Maintenance Cartridge Problem604................................................................................................................................................................
Messages Regarding The Hard Disk605................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Disk Error605................................................................................................................................................................
File Read Error605................................................................................................................................................................
Mail Box Nearly Full605................................................................................................................................................................
Garo Wxxxx (x Represents A Number)608................................................................................................................................................................
Top Cover Is Open609................................................................................................................................................................
Prepare For Parts Replacement609................................................................................................................................................................
Parts Replacement Time Has Passed609................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents611................................................................................................................................................................
Canon iPF720 - imagePROGRAF Color Inkjet Printer Service Manual

Canon iPF720 - imagePROGRAF Color Inkjet Printer Service Manual (204 pages)

iPF700 series  
Brand: Canon | Category: Plotter | Size: 9.05 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents7................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 1 Product Description11................................................................................................................................................................
Product Overview15................................................................................................................................................................
Features16................................................................................................................................................................
Printhead16................................................................................................................................................................
Ink Tank16................................................................................................................................................................
Cutter Unit17................................................................................................................................................................
Roll Holder17................................................................................................................................................................
Stand18................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Disk Drive18................................................................................................................................................................
Ieee1394 (firewire) Board18................................................................................................................................................................
Consumables19................................................................................................................................................................
Product Specifications20................................................................................................................................................................
Detailed Specifications22................................................................................................................................................................
Print Speed And Direction22................................................................................................................................................................
Interface Specifications26................................................................................................................................................................
Names And Functions Of Components27................................................................................................................................................................
Front27................................................................................................................................................................
Rear28................................................................................................................................................................
Carriage28................................................................................................................................................................
Basic Operation29................................................................................................................................................................
Operation Panel29................................................................................................................................................................
Main Menu30................................................................................................................................................................
Safety And Precautions45................................................................................................................................................................
Safety Precautions45................................................................................................................................................................
Moving Parts45................................................................................................................................................................
Adhesion Of Ink46................................................................................................................................................................
Electric Parts47................................................................................................................................................................
Other Precautions48................................................................................................................................................................
Handling The Printer49................................................................................................................................................................
Precautions When Servicing Printer51................................................................................................................................................................
Notes On The Data Stored In The Printer51................................................................................................................................................................
Confirming The Firmware Version51................................................................................................................................................................
Precautions Against Static Electricity51................................................................................................................................................................
Precautions For Disassembly/reassembly51................................................................................................................................................................
Self-diagnostic Feature51................................................................................................................................................................
Disposing Of The Lithium Battery51................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 2 Technical Reference53................................................................................................................................................................
Basic Operation Outline57................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Diagram57................................................................................................................................................................
Print Signal Sequence58................................................................................................................................................................
Print Driving59................................................................................................................................................................
Firmware61................................................................................................................................................................
Operation Sequence At Power-on61................................................................................................................................................................
Operation Sequence At Power-off62................................................................................................................................................................
Print Control63................................................................................................................................................................
Print Position Adjustment Function68................................................................................................................................................................
Head Management68................................................................................................................................................................
Printhead Overheating Protection Control68................................................................................................................................................................
Pause Between68................................................................................................................................................................
White Raster Skip68................................................................................................................................................................
Sleep Mode68................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Mechanical System70................................................................................................................................................................
Outline70................................................................................................................................................................
Ink Passage71................................................................................................................................................................
Overview Of Ink Passage71................................................................................................................................................................
Ink Tank Unit72................................................................................................................................................................
Structure Of Ink Tank Unit72................................................................................................................................................................
Carriage Unit74................................................................................................................................................................
Functions Of Carriage Unit74................................................................................................................................................................
Structure Of Carriage Unit75................................................................................................................................................................
Structure Of Printhead77................................................................................................................................................................
Purge Unit78................................................................................................................................................................
Functions Of Purge Unit78................................................................................................................................................................
Structure Of Purge Unit81................................................................................................................................................................
Maintenance Cartridge83................................................................................................................................................................
Air Flow84................................................................................................................................................................
Paper Path85................................................................................................................................................................
Overview Of Paper Path85................................................................................................................................................................
Structure Of Feed Roller Unit86................................................................................................................................................................
Structure Of The Cutter Unit87................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Electrical System88................................................................................................................................................................
Overview88................................................................................................................................................................
Main Controller90................................................................................................................................................................
Main Controller Components90................................................................................................................................................................
Carriage Relay Pcb91................................................................................................................................................................
Carriage Relay Pcb Components91................................................................................................................................................................
Head Relay Pcb91................................................................................................................................................................
Head Relay Pcb Components91................................................................................................................................................................
Maintenance Cartridge Relay Pcb92................................................................................................................................................................
Maintenance Cartridge Relay Pcb Components92................................................................................................................................................................
Power Supply92................................................................................................................................................................
Power Supply Block Diagram92................................................................................................................................................................
Detection Functions With Sensors93................................................................................................................................................................
Sensors For Covers93................................................................................................................................................................
Ink Passage System94................................................................................................................................................................
Carriage System96................................................................................................................................................................
Paper Path System97................................................................................................................................................................
Others97................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 3 Installation99................................................................................................................................................................
Transporting The Printer103................................................................................................................................................................
Reinstalling The Printer105................................................................................................................................................................
Service Parts111................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 4 Disassembly/reassembly112................................................................................................................................................................
Disassembly/reassembly112................................................................................................................................................................
Points To Note On Disassembly And Reassembly113................................................................................................................................................................
Note On Locations Prohibited From Disassembly113................................................................................................................................................................
Moving The Carriage Manually113................................................................................................................................................................
Units Requiring Draining Of Ink113................................................................................................................................................................
External Covers114................................................................................................................................................................
Waste Ink Box118................................................................................................................................................................
Driving Unit119................................................................................................................................................................
Ink Tube Unit120................................................................................................................................................................
Feeder Unit125................................................................................................................................................................
Head Management Sensor128................................................................................................................................................................
Pcbs128................................................................................................................................................................
Opening The Cap/moving The Wiper Unit129................................................................................................................................................................
Opening/closing The Ink Supply Valve130................................................................................................................................................................
Draining The Ink131................................................................................................................................................................
Applying The Grease132................................................................................................................................................................
Adjustment And Setup Items134................................................................................................................................................................
Adjustment Item List134................................................................................................................................................................
Procedure After Replacing The Carriage Unit Or Multi Sensor134................................................................................................................................................................
Procedure After Replacing The Feed Roller Or Feed Roller Encoder134................................................................................................................................................................
Procedure After Replacing The Head Management Sensor134................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 5 Maintenance135................................................................................................................................................................
Periodic Replacement Parts139................................................................................................................................................................
Consumable Parts139................................................................................................................................................................
Periodic Maintenance140................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting143................................................................................................................................................................
Outline Of Troubleshooting147................................................................................................................................................................
Location Of Connectors And Pin Arrangement147................................................................................................................................................................
Main Controller Pcb147................................................................................................................................................................
Version Up163................................................................................................................................................................
Firmware Update Tool163................................................................................................................................................................
Service Tools164................................................................................................................................................................
Tool List164................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Cover Switch Tool164................................................................................................................................................................
Service Mode165................................................................................................................................................................
Service Mode Operation169................................................................................................................................................................
Map Of The Service Mode170................................................................................................................................................................
Details Of Service Mode175................................................................................................................................................................
Sample Printout184................................................................................................................................................................
Special Mode189................................................................................................................................................................
Special Modes For Servicing189................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 8 Error Code191................................................................................................................................................................
Warning Table196................................................................................................................................................................
Warnings196................................................................................................................................................................
Error Table197................................................................................................................................................................
Error Code List197................................................................................................................................................................
Sevice Call Table202................................................................................................................................................................
Service Call Errors202................................................................................................................................................................

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Canon iPF720 - imagePROGRAF Color Inkjet Printer Troubleshooting Manual

Canon iPF720 - imagePROGRAF Color Inkjet Printer Troubleshooting Manual (184 pages)

iPF5000, iPF700, iPF8000, iPF800, iPF650/750 Series  
Brand: Canon | Category: Printer | Size: 5.37 MB
Table of contents
Troubleshooting Guide1................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents4................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 1 Using This Guide7................................................................................................................................................................
Using This Guide7................................................................................................................................................................
Model Groups9................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 2 Trouble Database11................................................................................................................................................................
Error Code Index13................................................................................................................................................................
1032-1042 Codes17................................................................................................................................................................
2f12-2f21 Codes55................................................................................................................................................................
2f25-2f28 Codes57................................................................................................................................................................
From 2f2d To 2f30 Codes59................................................................................................................................................................
2f38-2f41 Codes61................................................................................................................................................................
2f42-2f47 Codes62................................................................................................................................................................
2f48-2f52/4001-401d Codes63................................................................................................................................................................
Index Of Symptoms And Imaging Failures69................................................................................................................................................................
Imaging Failures69................................................................................................................................................................
Operational Failures70................................................................................................................................................................
Functional Failures70................................................................................................................................................................
Cutting Failures70................................................................................................................................................................
Unusual Noises70................................................................................................................................................................
Application-dependent71................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 3 More Sophisticated Fault Isolation Tasks73................................................................................................................................................................
2f13】ad Converter External Trigger Output Error (hw-1 Fault)75................................................................................................................................................................
2f1f】purge Sensor Error76................................................................................................................................................................
2f26】carriage Operation Disabled78................................................................................................................................................................
2f2f】non-ejection Detection Error, 【2f30】non-ejection Detecting Position Adjustment Error80................................................................................................................................................................
Roll Paper Leading Edge Detection Error, 【200d】cut Sheet Leading Edge Detection Error82................................................................................................................................................................
2010】skew Detection Error, 【2017】paper Right Side Detection Error, 【2018】paper Left Side Detection Error, 【2405】borderless Printing Disabled86................................................................................................................................................................
2e27】paper Jam While Feeding, Ejecting Or Printing On Paper (jam 1)88................................................................................................................................................................
2e25】paper Jam While Feeding, Ejecting Or Printing On Paper (jam 2)89................................................................................................................................................................
2e24】faulty Roll Paper Unit, 【2e0e】roll Paper Unit Not Available90................................................................................................................................................................
2015】cutting Failure (cannot Cut Sheet)91................................................................................................................................................................
2f24】cutter Shift Timeout Error92................................................................................................................................................................
Cutting Failures Without Error Indications94................................................................................................................................................................
403f】printhead Abnormal Temperature Rises95................................................................................................................................................................
4027】carriage Lifting Error96................................................................................................................................................................
Imaging Failures ⑦ Printing In A Size Different From The Specification113................................................................................................................................................................
Imaging Failures ⑧ No Printing114................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 4 Fault Isolation Tool Collection119................................................................................................................................................................
T01 Carriage Encoder Fault Isolation Tool121................................................................................................................................................................
T02 Interpreting Nozzle Check Patterns121................................................................................................................................................................
T03 Nozzle Check Print Fault Isolation Tool123................................................................................................................................................................
T04 Information Required To Request Investigation126................................................................................................................................................................
T05 Collecting A Prn File (windows Only)127................................................................................................................................................................
T06 Collecting Pc Detailed Information128................................................................................................................................................................
T07 Collecting Printer Driver Settings130................................................................................................................................................................
T08 Driver Function Description132................................................................................................................................................................
T09 Collecting Status Information133................................................................................................................................................................
T10 Collecting Screen Shots134................................................................................................................................................................
T11 Ink Supply System Fault Isolation Tool135................................................................................................................................................................
T12 Purge Unit Fault Isolation Tool138................................................................................................................................................................
T13 Carriage Encoder Installation Fault Isolation Tool139................................................................................................................................................................
T14 How To Unlock The Carriage (without Having To Remove The Cover)139................................................................................................................................................................
T15 Recommended Head Adjustment Procedure140................................................................................................................................................................
T16 Recommended Band Adjustment Procedure140................................................................................................................................................................
T17 Electrical Ejection Fault Isolation Tool141................................................................................................................................................................
T18 Flat Cable Fault Isolation Tool145................................................................................................................................................................
T19 Special Mode For Servicing147................................................................................................................................................................
Download Mode151................................................................................................................................................................
T20 Cleaning Operation152................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 5 Miscellaneous Information153................................................................................................................................................................
How To Interpret Print Inf155................................................................................................................................................................
Upgrading Firmware165................................................................................................................................................................
Upgrading Method165................................................................................................................................................................
Upgrading Using Fut (firmware Update Tool)165................................................................................................................................................................
Upgrading Using L Printer Service Tool165................................................................................................................................................................
Relationship With Mct (imageprograf Media Configuration Tool)165................................................................................................................................................................
Description Of L Printer Service Tool, And How To Use It166................................................................................................................................................................
What You Can Do With This Tool166................................................................................................................................................................
Installation Procedure166................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing And Saving Print Inf And Status Information (download To The Pc As Data)167................................................................................................................................................................
Upgrading (downgrading) Firmware167................................................................................................................................................................
Notes On Replacing Parts168................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing Pcbs168................................................................................................................................................................
Periodically Replaced Parts (refresh Service Kit)168................................................................................................................................................................
Greasing169................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Head174................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 6 Main Unit Configuration Diagrams175................................................................................................................................................................
Lfp-ij Printer Basic Configuration Diagram177................................................................................................................................................................
Function Description178................................................................................................................................................................
Paper Paths By Series179................................................................................................................................................................
Ipf5000 Series179................................................................................................................................................................
Ipf700 Series180................................................................................................................................................................
Ipf8000 Series181................................................................................................................................................................
Ipf800 Series182................................................................................................................................................................
Ipf650/750 Series183................................................................................................................................................................
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