Canon Pixma MP490 manual

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  • Brand: Canon
  • Product: Printer
  • Model/name: Pixma MP490
  • Filetype: PDF
  • Available languages: English, German, Dutch

Table of Contents

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How to Use This Manual
Printing This Manual
MC-3830-V1.00
Basic Guide
Describes the summary of
this product.
Advanced Guide
Describes the detailed
function of this product.
Troubleshooting
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Canon MP490 series On-screen Manual
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How to Use This Manual
Printing This Manual
MP-3351-V1.00
Advanced Guide
Contents
Overview of the Machine
Main Components
How to Navigate Menus on the LCD
Printing from a Memory Card
Printing Photos Saved on the Memory Card
Using Various Functions
Inserting the Memory Card
Copying
Making Copies
Using Various Copy Functions
Printing the Template Forms such as
Notebook Paper
Printing a Notebook Paper
Scanning
Saving Scanned Data on the Computer
Printing from Your Computer
Printing Photos (Easy-PhotoPrint EX)
Printing Documents (Windows)
Printing Documents (Macintosh)
Other Usages
Machine Settings
Useful Software Applications
Loading Paper / Originals
Loading Paper
Loading Originals
Routine Maintenance
When Printing Becomes Faint or Colors Are
Incorrect
Replacing a FINE Cartridge
Cleaning the Paper Feed Roller
Appendix
Legal Limitations on Use of Your Product and
Use of Images
Tips on How to Use Your Machine
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MP490 series Basic Guide
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Advanced Guide Troubleshooting
Contents > Overview of the Machine
Overview of the Machine
This section shows the component names of the machine and describes the basic operations you need
to know before using it.
Main Components
Front View
Rear View
Inside View
Operation Panel
How to Navigate Menus on the LCD
Selecting Menus on the Top Menu Screen
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Overview of the Machine
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Advanced Guide Troubleshooting
Contents > Overview of the Machine > Main Components
Main Components
Front View
Rear View
Inside View
Operation Panel
Front View
(1) Document Cover
Open to load an original on the Platen Glass.
(2) Paper Support
Raise and tip back to load paper in the Rear Tray.
(3) Paper Guides
Slide to align with both sides of the paper stack.
(4) Rear Tray
Load various sizes or types of paper which you can use on the machine. Two or more sheets of the same
size and type of paper can be loaded at the same time, and fed automatically one sheet at a time.
See Loading Plain Paper / Photo Paper .
(5) LCD (Liquid Crystal Display)
Displays messages, menu selections, and the operation status. You can also preview photos on the LCD
before printing.
Note
The LCD will turn off if the machine is not operated for about 5 minutes. To restore the
display, press any button except the ON button or perform the print operation.
(6) Operation Panel
Use to change the settings of the machine or to operate it.
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See Operation Panel.
(7) Paper Output Tray
Opens automatically when printing or copying starts and printed paper is ejected.
(8) Output Tray Extension
Open to support the printouts. Open it when printing or copying.
(9) Platen Glass
Load an original to copy or scan.
(10) Card Slot Cover
Open to insert a memory card.
See Inserting the Memory Card.
Rear View
(11) USB Port
Plug in the USB cable to connect the machine with a computer.
Important
Do not touch the metal casing.
Do not plug in or unplug the USB cable while the machine is printing or scanning originals
with the computer.
(12) Power Cord Connector
Plug in the supplied power cord.
Inside View
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(13) Ink Cartridge Locking Covers
Lock the FINE Cartridges into place.
(14) Scanning Unit (Cover)
Scans originals. Open it to replace the FINE Cartridges or remove jammed paper inside the machine. When
opening the Scanning Unit (Cover), lift it with the Document Cover closed.
(15) Access lamp
Lights or flashes to indicate the memory card status.
See Inserting the Memory Card.
(16) Card Slot
Insert a memory card.
See Inserting the Memory Card.
(17) Scanning Unit Support
Holds the Scanning Unit (Cover) while it is open.
(18) FINE Cartridge Holder
Install the FINE Cartridges.
The Color FINE Cartridge should be installed into the left slot ( ) and the Black FINE Cartridge should be
installed into the right slot ( ).
(19) FINE Cartridges (Ink Cartridges)
A replaceable cartridge that is integrated with Print Head and ink tank.
Note
For details on installing the FINE Cartridges, refer to the printed manual: Getting Started.
Important
The area (A) indicated in the figure below may be splattered with ink. It does not affect the
performance of the machine.
Do not touch the area (A). The machine may not print properly if you touch it.
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Main Components
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Operation Panel
(1) ON button
Turns the power on or off. Before turning on the power, make sure that the Document Cover is closed.
Important
Disconnecting the power plug
When disconnecting the power plug after turning off the power, be sure to confirm that
the Power lamp is not lit. If the power plug is disconnected from the wall outlet while the
Power lamp is lit or flashing, the machine may become unable to print properly since the
Print Head is not protected.
(2) Menu button
Displays the Top menu screen.
See Selecting Menus on the Top Menu Screen.
(3) (Left) (Right) (Up) (Down) button
Specifies the number of copies or prints, or selects a menu or setting item.
(4) OK button
Selects a menu or setting item.
See Selecting Menus on the Top Menu Screen.
Resolves an error when printing is in progress or resumes the machine's normal operation after removing
jammed paper.
(5) Stop button
Cancels operation when a print, copy, or scan job is in progress.
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(6) Color button
Starts color printing, copying, or scanning.
(7) Alarm lamp
Lights or flashes orange when an error, such as paper-out or ink-out, occurs.
(8) Power lamp
Lights green after flashing when the power is turned on.
(9) Black button
Starts black & white copying or scanning, etc.
(10) Back button
Returns to the previous screen.
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Advanced Guide Troubleshooting
Contents > Overview of the Machine > How to Navigate Menus on the LCD
How to Navigate Menus on the LCD
You can use the machine to make copies or print out without a computer.
The copy mode screen will appear on the LCD when the machine is turned on. When you insert a
memory card into the Card Slot, the LCD changes automatically to the card mode screen, and allows you
to print photos.
Copy mode screen.
See Copying.
Card mode screen.
See Printing from a Memory Card.
(A) Insert a memory card
(B) Remove the memory card
Selecting Menus on the Top Menu Screen
The Top menu screen will appear when the Menu button is pressed. To start printing, scanning, or
maintaining the machine, etc., select menus on the Top menu screen.
1. Press the Menu button.
The Top menu screen will appear.
2. Use the (Up) or (Down) button to select the menu, and press the OK button.
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The selected menu screen will appear.
Note
To return to the previous screen, press the Back button.
The following menus are available on the Top menu screen.
Copy: Displays the copy mode screen. You can make enlarged or reduced copies
with the scale the machine has specified to fit the page automatically or you
have selected, or copy books without black margins around the image or
shade of bound part.
See Copying.
Scan: You can save scanned data on your computer or on a memory card inserted
into the machine with the Operation Panel.
See Scanning.
Photo print: Displays the card mode screen. You can print photos saved on a memory
card of your digital camera.
See Printing from a Memory Card.
Photo Index
Sheet:
You can easily print photos on a memory card using the Photo Index Sheet.
See Using Photo Index Sheet to print.
Template print: You can print the template forms such as notebook paper, etc.
See Printing the Template Forms such as Notebook Paper.
Remaining ink: You can confirm the ink status.
See Checking the Ink Status.
Maintenance: You can perform maintenance of the machine.
See When Printing Becomes Faint or Colors Are Incorrect , or Cleaning the
Paper Feed Roller.
Device
settings:
You can change settings of the machine.
See Machine Settings.
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Advanced Guide Troubleshooting
Contents > Printing from a Memory Card
Printing from a Memory Card
You can preview each photo from a memory card on the LCD, to select and print the desired photo.
You can also print thumbnails of photos saved on the memory card on A4 or Letter-sized paper and
select them to print, or the desired photos in the selected layout.
Printing Photos Saved on the Memory Card
Changing the Settings
Using Various Functions
Printing Photos in Various Layouts
Correcting Images
Printing the Photos with Shot Date
Inserting the Memory Card
Before Inserting the Memory Card
Inserting the Memory Card
Removing the Memory Card
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Advanced Guide Troubleshooting
Contents > Printing from a Memory Card > Printing Photos Saved on the Memory Card
Printing Photos Saved on the Memory Card
Preview each photo from the memory card on the LCD, to select and print the desired photo.
This section describes the procedure to print borderless photos on 4" x 6" / 10 x 15 cm photo paper.
For the operation, see the notes and operation procedure described in the reference page.
You need to prepare:
A memory card with saved photos. See Before Inserting the Memory Card.
Paper for photo printing. See Media Types You Can Use.
1. Prepare for printing.
(1) Turn on the power.
The copy mode screen will appear on the LCD.
If the memory card is inserted in the machine, the card mode screen will appear.
See Operation Panel.
(2) Load paper.
See Loading Paper .
Here we load 4" x 6" / 10 x 15 cm photo paper in the Rear Tray.
(3) Open the Paper Output Tray gently, and open the Output Tray Extension.
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2. Insert a memory card WITH THE LABELED SIDE FACING TO THE LEFT into the
Card Slot.
For the types of memory card compatible with the machine and locations to insert them, see Inserting the
Memory Card.
The card mode screen will appear.
Note
You can also display the card mode screen by selecting Photo print on the top menu screen
displayed by pressing the Menu button.
When Read/Write attribute is set to Writable from PC, you cannot print image data from the
memory card using the Operation Panel on the machine. Select Device settings on the top
menu screen, and set Read/write attribute to Not writable from PC.
For details, refer to the on-screen manual: Advanced Guide .
3. Select photos to print.
(1) Use the (Left) or (Right) button to display the photo to print.
Note
may appear on the LCD while reading photos. If you use the (Left) or (Right)
button to display the photo while appears on the LCD, the desired photo may not be
selected.
(2) Use the (Up) or (Down) button to specify the number of copies.
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(3) Repeat the procedures of (1) and (2) to specify the number of copies for each
photo.
Up to 2000 photos can be specified in total.
(4) Press the OK button.
The print confirmation screen will appear.
4. Start printing.
(1) Press the (Right) button.
The print settings screen will appear.
(2) Confirm the page size, media type, print quality, and layout, etc.
Here we confirm that 4"x6" (10x15cm) is selected for the page size, the type of loaded photo paper for the
media type, and Borderless is selected for the layout.
To change the settings, use the (Up) or (Down) button to select the item to change, and press the
(Left) or (Right) button. To switch to the other tab, use the (Up) or (Down) button to select the
settings tab, and press the (Left) or (Right) button.
See Changing the Settings.
Note
If Auto photo fix ON is selected, with Prioritize Exif info selected in AutoPhotoFix setting
under Device settings on the top menu screen, the settings specified when shooting can
be adjusted in prior. We recommend you to normally select Do not prioritize Exif info. For
details, refer to the on-screen manual: Advanced Guide .
(3) Press the OK button.
The screen will return to the print confirmation screen.
(4) Confirm the number of sheets to be used for printing the selected photos.
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(5) Press the Color button or the OK button.
The machine starts printing photos.
Note
Press the Stop button to cancel printing.
Printing does not start if you press the Black button.
To remove the memory card, see Removing the Memory Card .
Changing the Settings
You can use the (Up), (Down), (Left), or (Right) button to change the print setting such as the
paper size, media type, or print quality to print.
Settings Tab 1:
(1) Page size
Select the page size of the paper to print: 4"x6" (10x15cm), A4, etc.
(2) Media type
Select the media type of the paper to print: Plus Glossy II, Plain paper, etc.
Note
If you do not select media type correctly, the machine may not print with the proper print
quality.
(3) Print quality
Adjust the print quality: Print quality (quality-priority), Print quality (standard).
(4) Layout
Select layout of photo print, such as Borderless, Borderless half side, or Bordered x2, etc. For a sample
image using this function, see Using Various Functions .
Note
When Plain paper is selected for the media type, you cannot select Borderless or
Borderless half side.
If the ratio of the height to the width differs from the image data when Borderless or
Borderless half side is selected, a portion of the image may not be printed depending on
the size of the media used.
To enable the print date or auto photo fix function automatically or manually, select the
Settings Tab 2. For details, refer to the on-screen manual: Advanced Guide .
Note
The settings of the page size, media type, print quality, layout, image correction are retained,
and these settings will appear next time when a photo is selected in the card mode even if the
power is turned off and on.
Combination of some items cannot be specified depending on the function.
Using Photo Index Sheet to print
Thumbnails of photos on the memory card are printed on A4 or Letter-sized paper (this printed sheet is
called Photo Index Sheet). You can select photos, number of copies, page size, etc. on this sheet, and
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print them.
Select Photo Index Sheet on the Top menu screen and Photo Index Sheet print. For details on the
operation, refer to the on-screen manual: Advanced Guide.
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Advanced Guide Troubleshooting
Contents > Printing from a Memory Card > Using Various Functions
Using Various Functions
This section shows useful functions of the card mode.
For details, refer to the on-screen manual: Advanced Guide.
Printing Photos in Various Layouts
You can select various layouts, such as Borderless, Borderless half side, or Bordered x2, etc., when
you select layout in the print settings screen.
Correcting Images
In Settings Tab 2 of the print settings screen, you can correct images automatically or manually,
such as adjusting brightness, contrast, and color hue, or add effects to images.
Auto photo fix ON (Default)
Printing the Photos with Shot Date
In Settings Tab 2 of the print settings screen, you can print photos with the shot date.
Print date ON
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Advanced Guide Troubleshooting
Contents > Printing from a Memory Card > Inserting the Memory Card
Inserting the Memory Card
Before Inserting the Memory Card
The following types of memory cards and image data are compatible with the machine.
Important
If you took and saved photos on a type of memory card that does not guarantee the operation on
your digital camera, the image data may be unreadable on the machine or damaged. For information
on memory cards that your digital camera guarantees operation, refer to the instruction manual
supplied with your digital camera.
Format the memory card with a digital camera compliant with the Design rule for Camera File system
(Exif 2.2/2.21 compliant), TIFF (Exif 2.2/2.21 compliant). The memory card may not be compatible
with the machine if it is formatted on a computer.
Memory Cards that Do Not Require a Card Adapter
SD Secure Digital memory card
SDHC memory card
MultiMediaCard
MultiMediaCard Plus
Compact Flash (CF) Card
Supports Type I/II (3.3 V)
Microdrive
Memory Stick
Memory Stick PRO
Memory Stick Duo
Memory Stick PRO Duo
Memory Cards that Require a Card Adapter
Important
Be sure to attach the special card adapters to the following memory cards before inserting to
the Card Slot.
If one of the following memory cards is inserted without the card adapter, you may not be able
to remove the memory card. In this case, refer to " Troubleshooting" in the on-screen manual:
Advanced Guide .
miniSD Card *1
miniSDHC Card *1
microSD Card *1
microSDHC Card *1
xD-Picture Card *2
xD-Picture Card Type M *2
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xD-Picture Card Type H *2
RS-MMC *3
Memory Stick Micro *4
*1 Use the special "SD Card Adapter".
*2 Requires purchase of a separate compact flash card adapter for xD-Picture Card.
*3 Use the special card adapter.
*4 Use the special Duo size adapter or full size adapter.
Printable Image Data
This machine accepts images taken with a camera compliant with the Design rule for Camera File
system (Exif 2.2/2.21 compliant), TIFF (Exif 2.2/2.21 compliant). Other image or movie types such as
RAW images cannot be printed.
Inserting the Memory Card
Important
When a memory card is inserted into the Card Slot, the Access lamp is lit. When the Access lamp
is flashing, the machine is accessing to the memory card. In this case, do not touch the area around
the Card Slot.
Note
When Read/write attribute is set to Writable from PC, you cannot print image data from the memory
card or save scanned data on the memory card using the Operation Panel of the machine. After
using the Card Slot as the memory card drive of a computer, remove the memory card, select
Device settings on the Top menu screen, then set Read/write attribute to Not writable from PC. For
details, refer to the on-screen manual: Advanced Guide .
When you use a computer to edit or enhance photos saved on a memory card, be sure to print them
from the computer. If you use the Operation Panel, the photos may not be printed properly.
1. Prepare your memory card.
Attach a special card adapter if your memory card requires one.
See Memory Cards that Require a Card Adapter .
2. Turn on the power, and open the Card Slot Cover.
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3. Insert only one memory card into the Card Slot.
The location to insert a memory card varies depending on each type of memory card. Insert your memory card
straightforward WITH THE LABELED SIDE FACING TO THE LEFT into the Card Slot, according to the insert
location in the figure below.
When the memory card is inserted properly, the Access lamp (A) will light up.
Be sure to attach the card adapter for memory card with the mark (asterisk), and then insert it into the Card
Slot as shown below.
For Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo,
or Memory Stick Micro (with the Duo size adapter) :
For SD Secure Digital memory card, SDHC memory card, MultiMediaCard, MultiMediaCard Plus,
miniSD Card , miniSDHC Card ,
microSD Card , microSDHC Card ,
Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO,
Memory Stick Micro (with the full size adapter) ,
or RS-MMC :
For Compact Flash (CF) Card, Microdrive,
xD-Picture Card , xD-Picture Card Type M , or xD-Picture Card Type H :
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Important
Part of the memory card will protrude from the Card Slot, but do not force it into the slot any
further. This can damage the machine or the memory card.
Make sure that the memory card is correctly oriented before inserting it into the Card Slot. If
you force the memory card into the Card Slot in the wrong orientation, the memory card or the
machine can be damaged.
Do not insert more than one memory card at a time.
4. Close the Card Slot Cover.
Removing the Memory Card
Important
If you used the Card Slot as the memory card drive of a computer, you must perform the "safe
removal" operation on your computer before physically removing the memory card from the
machine.
- In Windows, right-click the removable disk icon and click Eject. If Eject does not appear on the
screen, make sure that the Access lamp is lit, and then remove the memory card.
- In Macintosh, drag (Mount drive) into the Trash.
1. Open the Card Slot Cover.
2. Make sure that the Access lamp is lit, and remove the memory card.
Hold the part of the memory card that is protruding and remove it straightforward from the machine.
Important
Do not remove the memory card while the Access lamp is flashing. The Access lamp flashes
while the machine is reading or writing data from/to the memory card. If you remove the
memory card or turn off the power while the Access lamp is flashing, the data saved on the
memory card can be damaged.
3. Close the Card Slot Cover.
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Advanced Guide Troubleshooting
Contents > Copying
Copying
You can make enlarged or reduced copies of the original with the scale the machine has specified to fit
the page automatically or you have selected, borderless copies of photos, and copies of books without
black margins around the image or shade of bound part, besides standard copies.
Making Copies
Changing the Settings
Using Various Copy Functions
Enlarging/reducing
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Copying
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Advanced Guide Troubleshooting
Contents > Copying > Making Copies
Making Copies
This section describes the procedure to copy a document of A4 size on plain paper.
For the operation, see the notes and operation procedure described in the reference page.
You need to prepare:
Originals to copy. See Originals You Can Load .
Paper for printing. See Media Types You Can Use.
1. Prepare for copying.
(1) Turn on the power.
See Operation Panel.
The copy mode screen will appear in the monitor.
When the memory card is inserted, the card mode screen will appear. Remove the memory card.
Note
You can also display the copy mode screen by selecting Copy on the top menu screen
displayed by pressing the Menu button.
(2) Load paper.
See Loading Paper .
Here we load A4 plain paper in the Rear Tray.
(3) Open the Paper Output Tray gently, and open the Output Tray Extension.
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(4) Load an original on the Platen Glass.
See Loading Originals.
Load the original WITH THE SIDE TO COPY FACING DOWN and align it with the alignment mark as
shown below.
Then close the Document cover gently.
Note
For details on the types and conditions of the original which can be copied, see Originals
You Can Load.
2. Start copying.
(1) Press the (Up) or (Down) button to specify the number of copies.
(2) Press the (Right) button.
The print settings screen will appear.
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(3) Confirm the copy type, magnification, page size, media type, etc.
Here we confirm that Standard copy for the copy type, 100% for the magnification, A4 for the page size,
Plain paper for the media type, and Print quality (standard) for the print quality are specified.
To change the settings, use the (Up) or (Down) button to select the item to change, and press the
(Left) or (Right) button.
See Changing the Settings.
Note
To automatically adjust the intensity according to the original, set Copy auto intensity to
Enable under Device settings.
(4) Press the OK button.
The LCD will return to the copy mode screen.
(5) Press the Color button for color copying, or the Black button for black & white
copying.
The machine starts copying.
Remove the original on the Platen Glass after copying is completed.
Important
Do not open the Document Cover or move the loaded original until copying is completed.
Note
Press the Stop button, to cancel copying.
Changing the Settings
You can use the (Up), (Down), (Left), or (Right) button to change the print settings such as
page size, media type, or print quality to print.
(1) Copy type
Select the copy type: Borderless copy, Frame erase, etc.
See Using Various Copy Functions .
(2) Magnification
Specify the enlargement/reduction manner. You can select Fit to page to make the copy automatically
enlarged or reduced to fit the selected page size. You can also specify the copy scale by selecting the
page size: A4 to A5, A4 to B5, etc. If you do not want to enlarge/reduce the page size, select 100%. For
details, refer to the on-screen manual: Advanced Guide .
See Using Various Copy Functions .
(3) Page size
Select the page size of the paper to print: A4, 8.5"x11"(LTR), etc.
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(4) Media type
Select the media type of the paper to print: Plain paper, Plus Glossy II, etc.
Note
If you do not select the media type correctly, the machine may not print with the proper
print quality.
(5) Print quality
Adjust the print quality according to the original to copy: Print quality (quality-priority), Print quality
(standard), or Print quality (speed-priority). The available print quality depends on the paper
selected for the media type.
Note
Settings such as the page size, media type, and print quality are retained, and these settings
will appear next time when the copy mode is selected even if the power is turned off and on.
Combination of some items cannot be specified depending on the function.
You can specify the amount of extension in Extension amount under Device settings, when
Borderless copy is selected for the copy type.
If Borderless copy is selected, select A4, 4"x6"(10x15cm), 5"x7"(13x18cm) or 8.5"x11"(LTR)
for the page size and any types of paper except Plain paper for the media type.
If Borderless copy is selected, slight cropping may occur at the edges since the copied image
is enlarged to fill the whole page.
Even if Borderless copy or Frame erase is selected, you can copy with the specified ratio by
selecting a page size. However, if Borderless copy is selected, enlargement/reduction ratio
differs from that when Standard copy is selected.
You can set the print quality to Print quality (speed-quality) only when Plain paper is
selected for the media type.
If you select Print quality (speed-priority) with the media type set to Plain paper and the
quality is not as good as expected, select Print quality (standard) or Print quality
(quality-priority) and then try copying again.
You can specify Copy auto intensity. This function automatically adjusts the intensity of the
original on the Platen Glass.
See Machine Settings.
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Advanced Guide Troubleshooting
Contents > Copying > Using Various Copy Functions
Using Various Copy Functions
You can make the following copies if you specify the copy type or magnification on the settings screen in
the copy mode.
For details, refer to the on-screen manual: Advanced Guide.
Borderless copy Frame erase
Enlarging/reducing
You can copy with enlarge or reduce page size depending on loaded paper, or by changing a ratio with
the selected page size, such as 70% A4 A5 or 115% B5 A4.
Fit-to-page copy Preset ratio
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Advanced Guide Troubleshooting
Contents > Printing the Template Forms such as Notebook Paper
Printing the Template Forms such as
Notebook Paper
You can print ruled lines or gilds on a paper and use it as a notebook, etc.
Printing a Notebook Paper
Printing the Various Template Forms
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Advanced Guide Troubleshooting
Contents > Printing the Template Forms such as Notebook Paper > Printing a Notebook Paper
Printing a Notebook Paper
This section describes the procedure to select and print the template forms.
You need to prepare:
A4, B5, or Letter-sized plain paper.
See Media Types You Can Use.
1. Prepare for printing.
(1) Turn on the power.
See Operation Panel.
(2) Load A4, B5, or Letter-sized plain paper in the Rear Tray.
See Loading Plain Paper / Photo Paper .
(3) Open the Paper Output Tray gently, and open the Output Tray Extension.
2. Select a template form.
(1) Press the Menu button.
(2) Use the (Up) or (Down) button to select Template print on the top menu
screen, and press the OK button.
(3) Use the (Left) or (Right) button to select a template form to print, and press
the OK button.
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Note
For information on the available templates forms, see Printing the Various Template Forms.
3. Start printing.
(1) Use the (Up) or (Down) button to specify the number of copies to print.
(2) Use the (Left) or (Right) button to specify the page size.
Note
You can only select A4, B5, or 8.5"x11"(LTR) for Page size. B5 may not be available
depending on the selected template.
(3) Press the OK button.
The machine starts printing.
Printing the Various Template Forms
You can print the following templates with Template print.
Notebook paper 1
8 mm spacing
Notebook paper 2
7 mm spacing
Notebook paper 3
6 mm spacing
Graph paper 1
Graph 5 mm
Graph paper 2
Graph 3 mm
Checklist
List with checkboxes
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StaffPaper 1
StaffPaper 10 staves
StaffPaper 2
StaffPaper 12 staves
Handwriting paper
Rows of three lines
Weekly schedule
Vertical type
Monthly schedule
Calender type
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Advanced Guide Troubleshooting
Contents > Scanning
Scanning
You can save scanned data on your computer, and edit or process them with the supplied software
application. You can also save scanned data on a memory card inserted into the machine.
Saving Scanned Data on the Computer
Preparing for Scanning with the Operation Panel
Saving Scanned Data on the Computer
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Advanced Guide Troubleshooting
Contents > Scanning > Saving Scanned Data on the Computer
Saving Scanned Data on the Computer
This section describes the procedure to scan originals using the Operation Panel on the machine and
save them on the computer, according to the settings specified with the MP Navigator EX.
For other operations to save scanned data on a memory card and to scan originals from the computer,
refer to the on-screen manual: Advanced Guide.
Important
Please note that Canon shall not be liable for any damage or loss of the data for any reason
whatsoever, even within the warranty period of the machine.
Preparing for Scanning with the Operation Panel
Before scanning originals, check the following:
Are the necessary software applications (MP Drivers and MP Navigator EX) installed?
Install MP Drivers and MP Navigator EX from the Setup CD-ROM when it has not been installed or
has been uninstalled. To install MP Drivers and MP Navigator EX, select MP Drivers and MP
Navigator EX in Custom Install.
Are the required settings specified with MP Navigator EX?
When you scan to save originals on the computer using the Operation Panel, you can specify the
settings for saving scanned data in Preferences of MP Navigator EX.
For details on the settings, refer to the on-screen manual: Advanced Guide.
Does the original to be scanned meet the requirements for the original to be loaded on the Platen
Glass?
For details, see Originals You Can Load .
Is the machine connected to a computer with USB cable correctly?
Confirm that the connection with USB cable between the machine and the computer is physically
secure.
Important
Do not plug in or unplug the USB cable while the machine is scanning originals with the
computer.
If You Are Using Mac OS X v.10.3.9
You need to set MP Navigator EX as the starting software application in Image Capture under
Applications in Mac OS X.
(1) Select Applications on the Go menu, and double-click the Image Capture icon.
(2) Click Options at lower left of the scanner window, select MP Navigator EX 3 in
Application to launch when scanner button is pressed, then click OK.
To quit Image Capture, select Quit Image Capture on the Image Capture menu.
Note
If Options does not appear, select Preferences on the Image Capture menu, click Scanner, and
click Use TWAIN software whenever possible to clear the option. Then quit Image Capture and
restart it.
Saving Scanned Data on the Computer
1. Prepare for scanning.
(1) Turn on the power.
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See Operation Panel.
(2) Press the Menu button.
(3) Use the (Up) or (Down) button to select Scan, and press the OK button.
The device selection screen will appear.
(4) Use the (Up) or (Down) button to select Save to PC, and press the OK
button.
2. Start scanning.
(1) Confirm the message, and load an original on the Platen Glass.
See Loading Originals.
(2) Press the OK button.
MP Navigator EX will be started, the original will be scanned according to the settings specified with MP
Navigator EX, and then the scanned data will be saved on the computer.
Scanning... will appear while scanning the original.
If you want to scan another original, load it on the Platen Glass, and press the OK button again.
Remove the original on the Platen Glass after scanning is completed.
Important
Do not turn off the power while the machine is operating.
Do not open the Document Cover or move the loaded original until scanning is completed.
Note
To perform other functions, select the desired menu on the top menu screen displayed by
pressing the Menu button.
Note
The position or size of the original may not be scanned correctly depending on the type of original.
In this case, refer to the on-screen manual: Advanced Guide to change the settings in Document
Type and Document Size of MP Navigator EX to match the original and scan it again.
When the program selection screen appears:
The program selection screen may appear after performing step 2.
If the program selection screen appears, select MP Navigator EX Ver3.0 and click OK.
To start MP Navigator EX automatically without displaying the program selection screen, follow the
procedure below.
For Windows Vista users, refer to "For Windows Users" in " Troubleshooting" of the on-screen
manual: Advanced Guide .
For Windows XP users, select MP Navigator EX Ver3.0 as the software application to be used in
the program selection screen, select Always use this program for this action, then click OK.
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Advanced Guide Troubleshooting
Contents > Printing from Your Computer
Printing from Your Computer
This section describes the procedure to print documents or photos with a computer.
You can easily print photos taken with your digital camera by using Easy-PhotoPrint EX supplied with the
machine.
Printing Photos (Easy-PhotoPrint EX)
Using Various Functions of Easy-PhotoPrint EX
Printing Documents (Windows)
Printing Documents (Macintosh)
For Mac OS X v.10.5.x
For Mac OS X v.10.4.x or Mac OS X v.10.3.9
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Advanced Guide Troubleshooting
Contents > Printing from Your Computer > Printing Photos (Easy-PhotoPrint EX)
Printing Photos (Easy-PhotoPrint EX)
Print image data saved on your computer by using Easy-PhotoPrint EX supplied with the machine.
This section describes the procedure to print borderless photos on 4" x 6" / 10 x 15 cm photo paper.
For details on Easy-PhotoPrint EX, refer to the on-screen manual: Advanced Guide.
Note
The screens used in this section are for printing with Windows. The operations are also the same
for printing with Macintosh.
Install Easy-PhotoPrint EX from the Setup CD-ROM when it has not been installed or has been
uninstalled. To install Easy-PhotoPrint EX, select Easy-PhotoPrint EX in Custom Install.
1. Prepare for printing.
(1) Make sure that the machine is turned on.
See Operation Panel.
(2) Load paper.
See Loading Plain Paper / Photo Paper .
Here we load 4" x 6" / 10 x 15 cm photo paper.
(3) Open the Paper Output Tray gently, and open the Output Tray Extension.
2. Start Easy-PhotoPrint EX, and select Photo Print.
(1) Start Easy-PhotoPrint EX.
Double-click (Easy-PhotoPrint EX) on the desktop.
Click Here: Easy-PhotoPrint EX
Select the Go menu, Applications, Canon Utilities, Easy-PhotoPrint EX, then double-click Easy-
PhotoPrint EX.
Note
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To start Easy-PhotoPrint EX from Solution Menu, double-click (Solution Menu) on the
desktop and click (Print photos or albums, etc.).
See Solution Menu.
To start Easy-PhotoPrint EX from the Start menu, select All Programs (or Programs), Canon
Utilities, Easy-PhotoPrint EX, then Easy-PhotoPrint EX.
To start Easy-PhotoPrint EX from Solution Menu, click (Solution Menu) in the Dock and
click (Print photos or albums, etc.).
See Solution Menu.
(2) Click Photo Print.
Note
You can select Album, Calendar, Stickers, etc., besides Photo Print.
See Using Various Functions of Easy-PhotoPrint EX.
3. Select a photo to print.
(1) Select the folder in which images are saved.
(2) Click the image to print.
The number of copies appears as "1", and the image you selected appears in the selected image area (A).
You can select two or more images at the same time.
Note
To print two or more copies, click (Up arrow) to change the number of copies.
To cancel the selection, click the image to cancel in the selected image area and click
(Delete Imported Image). You can also use (Down arrow) to change the number of
copies to zero.
You can also correct or enhance the selected image.
See Using Various Functions of Easy-PhotoPrint EX.
(3) Click Select Paper.
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4. Select the loaded paper.
(1) Make sure that your machine's name is selected in Printer.
(2) Select the size and type of the loaded paper in Paper Size and Media Type.
Here we select 4"x6" 10x15cm in Paper Size and the type of the loaded photo paper in Media Type.
Note
If you select the wrong media type, the machine may not print with the proper print quality.
(3) Click Layout/Print.
5. Select a layout and start printing.
(1) Select the layout of the photo.
Here we select Borderless (full).
The preview appears in the selected layout for confirmation of the required print result.
Note
You can change the direction of photo or crop photos (trimming) to print.
For details on the operation, refer to the on-screen manual: Advanced Guide .
(2) Click Print.
Note
To cancel a print job in progress, press the Stop button on the machine or click Cancel Printing
on the printer status monitor.
To display the printer status monitor, click Canon XXX Printer (where " XXX" is your machine's
name) on the taskbar.
Click the printer icon in the Dock to display the list of print jobs in progress.
To cancel a print job in progress, select the desired job in the Name list and click Delete.
To temporarily stop a job in progress, click Hold. To temporarily stop all the jobs in the list, click
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Pause Printer (or Stop Jobs).
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Advanced Guide Troubleshooting
Contents > Printing from Your Computer > Printing Photos (Easy-PhotoPrint EX) > Using Various Functions of Easy-
PhotoPrint EX
Using Various Functions of Easy-PhotoPrint EX
This section introduces a few of the useful functions of Easy-PhotoPrint EX.
For details, refer to the on-screen manual: Advanced Guide.
Creating Your Own Prints
You can create an album or calendar using your photos.
Album Calendar
Stickers Layout Print
Correcting Images
You can use Red-Eye Correction, Face Sharpener, Digital Face Smoothing, Brightness, Contrast,
etc. to adjust, correct, or enhance images automatically or manually.
Brightness
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Advanced Guide Troubleshooting
Contents > Printing from Your Computer > Printing Documents (Windows)
Printing Documents (Windows)
This section describes the procedure to print a document of A4 size on plain paper.
For details, refer to the on-screen manual: Advanced Guide.
Note
Operations may vary depending on your software application. For details on the operation, refer to
the instruction manual of your application.
The screens used in this section are for printing with Windows Vista operating system Ultimate
Edition (hereafter referred to as "Windows Vista").
1. Make sure that the machine is turned on.
See Operation Panel.
2. Load paper.
See Loading Paper .
Here we load A4 plain paper.
3. Open the Paper Output Tray gently, and open the Output Tray Extension.
4. Create (or open) a document to print using an appropriate software application.
5. Open the printer driver setup window.
(1) Select Print on the File menu or the command bar in your software application.
The Print dialog box will appear.
(2) Make sure that your machine's name is selected.
Note
If another printer's name is selected, click and select your machine's name.
(3) Click Preferences (or Properties).
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6. Specify the required print settings.
(1) Select Business Document in Commonly Used Settings.
Note
When the print object such as Business Document or Photo Printing is selected in
Commonly Used Settings, the items in Additional Features will be selected automatically.
The settings suitable for the print object such as media type or print quality will also
appear.
When you specify two or more copies in Copies, the Collate check box will be selected.
(2) Make sure of the displayed settings.
Here we make sure that Plain Paper in Media Type, Standard in Print Quality, and A4 in Printer Paper Size
are selected.
Note
The settings can be changed.
However, after changing Printer Paper Size, confirm that the setting for Page Size on the
Page Setup sheet matches the setting set in the software application.
For details, refer to the on-screen manual: Advanced Guide .
If you select the wrong media type, the machine may not print with the proper print quality.
(3) Click OK.
Note
For details on the printer driver functions, click Help or Instructions to view the online help or
the on-screen manual: Advanced Guide . The Instructions button appears on the Quick Setup,
Main and Maintenance sheets if the on-screen manual is installed on your computer.
You can name the changed settings and add to Commonly Used Settings.
For details, refer to the on-screen manual: Advanced Guide .
If the Always Print with Current Settings check box is selected, the current settings will be
applied from the next print job onward. Some software applications may not have this
function.
To display the preview to confirm the print result, select the Preview before printing check
box. Some software applications may not have a preview function.
You can specify the detailed print settings on the Main sheet or Page Setup sheet.
For details, refer to the on-screen manual: Advanced Guide .
7. Start printing.
Click Print (or OK) to start printing.
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Note
The message on how to load envelopes will appear when printing on them. This message will
not appear next time if you select the Do not show this message again. check box.
For details on the settings to print envelopes, see Loading Envelopes.
To cancel a print job in progress, press the Stop button on the machine or click Cancel Printing
on the printer status monitor.
To display the printer status monitor, click Canon XXX Printer (where " XXX" is your machine's
name) on the taskbar.
If printed ruled lines are misaligned or print results are unsatisfactory, adjust the print head
position.
See Aligning the Print Head .
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Advanced Guide Troubleshooting
Contents > Printing from Your Computer > Printing Documents (Macintosh)
Printing Documents (Macintosh)
This section describes the procedure to print a document of A4 size on plain paper.
For details, refer to the on-screen manual: Advanced Guide.
Note
Operations may vary depending on your software application. For details on the operation, refer to
the instruction manual of your application.
For Mac OS X v.10.5.x
1. Make sure that the machine is turned on.
See Operation Panel.
2. Load paper.
See Loading Paper .
Here we load A4 plain paper.
3. Open the Paper Output Tray gently, and open the Output Tray Extension.
4. Create (or open) a document to print using an appropriate software application.
5. Open the Print dialog box.
Select Print on the File menu in your software application.
The Print dialog box will appear.
Note
If the dialog box below appears, click (Down arrow).
6. Specify the required print settings.
(1) Make sure that your machine's name is selected in Printer.
(2) Select the page size of the loaded paper in Paper Size.
Here we select A4.
(3) Select Quality & Media in the pop-up menu.
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(4) Select the media type of the loaded paper in Media Type.
Here we select Plain Paper.
Note
If you select the wrong media type, the machine may not print with the proper print quality.
(5) Select the print quality in Print Quality.
Here we select Standard.
Note
For details on the print quality, refer to the on-screen manual: Advanced Guide .
Note
For details on the printer driver functions, click (Question) on the Quality & Media, Color
Options, Borderless Printing, or Margin screen.
The preview appears on the left of the dialog box to confirm the print result. Some software
applications may not have a preview function.
7. Start printing.
Click Print to start printing.
Note
Click the printer icon in the Dock to display the list of print jobs in progress.
To cancel a print job in progress, select the desired job in the Name list and click Delete. To
temporarily stop a job in progress, click Hold. To temporarily stop all the jobs in the list, click
Pause Printer.
If printed ruled lines are misaligned or print results are unsatisfactory, adjust the print head
position.
See Aligning the Print Head .
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For Mac OS X v.10.4.x or Mac OS X v.10.3.9
Note
The screens used in this section are for printing in Mac OS X v.10.4.x.
1. Make sure that the machine is turned on.
See Operation Panel.
2. Load paper.
See Loading Paper .
Here we load A4 plain paper.
3. Open the Paper Output Tray gently, and open the Output Tray Extension.
4. Create (or open) a document to print using an appropriate software application.
5. Specify the page size.
(1) Select Page Setup on the File menu in your software application.
The Page Setup dialog box will appear.
(2) Make sure that your machine's name is selected in Format for.
(3) Select the page size of the loaded paper in Paper Size.
Here we select A4.
(4) Click OK.
6. Specify the required print settings.
(1) Select Print on the File menu in your software application.
The Print dialog box will appear.
(2) Make sure that your machine's name is selected in Printer.
(3) Select Quality & Media in the pop-up menu.
(4) Select the media type of the loaded paper in Media Type.
Here we select Plain Paper.
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Note
If you select the wrong media type, the machine may not print with the proper print quality.
(5) Select the print quality in Print Quality.
Here we select Standard.
Note
For details on the print quality, refer to the on-screen manual: Advanced Guide .
Note
For details on the printer driver functions, click (Question) on the Quality & Media, Color
Options, Special Effects, Borderless Printing, or Margin screen.
To display the preview to confirm the print result, click Preview. Some software applications
may not have a preview function.
7. Start printing.
Click Print to start printing.
Note
Click the printer icon in the Dock to display the list of print jobs in progress.
To cancel a print job in progress, select the desired job in the Name list and click Delete. To
temporarily stop a job in progress, click Hold. To temporarily stop all the jobs in the list, click
Stop Jobs.
If printed ruled lines are misaligned or print results are unsatisfactory, adjust the print head
position.
See Aligning the Print Head .
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Advanced Guide Troubleshooting
Contents > Other Usages
Other Usages
This section introduces the machine settings and useful software applications you can use with the
machine.
Machine Settings
Useful Software Applications
Solution Menu
My Printer
Easy-WebPrint EX
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Advanced Guide Troubleshooting
Contents > Other Usages > Machine Settings
Machine Settings
This section describes the items you can set or change in Device settings of the Top menu screen. For
details on setting or changing, refer to the on-screen manual: Advanced Guide.
Copy auto intensity
Automatically adjusts the intensity according to the original on the Platen Glass when copying.
Prevent abrasion
Use this setting only if the print surface becomes smudged.
Extension amount
Selects the amount of image that extends off the paper when making borderless copies.
AutoPhotoFix setting
Selects whether or not to prioritize printing Exif information saved on a photo when Auto photo fix ON
is selected in card mode.
Date display
Selects the format of date that is to be printed on a photo when Print date On is selected in card
mode.
Read/write attribute
Selects whether to use the Card Slot of the machine as the memory card drive of a computer.
Quiet mode
Enables this function if you want to reduce the operating noise of the machine, such as when using
the machine at night (when copying, printing from the memory card).
Key repeat
Enables to increase or decrease numbers rapidly by pressing and holding down the button when
inputting numbers. When this setting is disabled, holding down the button is the same as pressing
it once.
Language selection
Changes the language for LCD messages and menus.
Reset setting
Set the machine settings back to the default. (However, the values set for the print head alignment,
the settings for Read/write attribute, and the language set in the Language selection will not be
reset.)
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Advanced Guide Troubleshooting
Contents > Other Usages > Useful Software Applications
Useful Software Applications
The machine can be used with useful software applications such as Solution Menu, My Printer, and Easy
-WebPrint EX.
Solution Menu
With Solution Menu, you can start the software applications supplied with the machine or display the
operating instructions.
Double-click (Solution Menu) on the desktop.
Click Here: Solution Menu
Click (Solution Menu) in the Dock.
* The screens below are for Windows Vista.
Click the button of a function to use.
After starting Solution Menu, click the button on the title bar to reduce the window size.
Note
Install Solution Menu from the Setup CD-ROM when it has not been installed or has been
uninstalled. To install Solution Menu, select Solution Menu in Custom Install.
The buttons displayed on the screen may vary depending on the country or region of purchase.
To start Solution Menu from the Start menu, select All Programs (or Programs), Canon Utilities,
Solution Menu, then Solution Menu.
To start Solution Menu from the menu bar, select the Go menu, Applications, Canon Utilities, Solution
Menu, then double-click Solution Menu.
My Printer
With My Printer, you can display the printer driver setup window. It also provides you with the information
on how to take an action when you have trouble with the operation.
My Printer is not available in Macintosh.
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