Panasonic KX-PX20M User Manual

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Home Photo Printer
Operating Instructions 
Model No.
 KX-PX20M
  Thank you for purchasing this Panasonic Home Photo Printer.
 Please read this manual carefully to ensure proper operation. Especially, be sure 
to read the “Important Safety Instructions” (pages 6 – 9) before using this product. 
Store this manual and warranty in a safe place for future references.
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Summary of Contents of user manual for Panasonic KX-PX20M

  • Page 1 Operating Instructions Home Photo Printer Model No. KX-PX20M Thank you for purchasing this Panasonic Home Photo Printer. Please read...
  • Page 2 Thank you for purchasing a Panasonic Home Photo Printer. For your future reference Date of purchase Serial number (found...
  • Page 3: BEFORE USE Package Contents Check that you have all of the following before using the product. If any items are found...
  • Page 4: TABLE OF CONTENTS Table of Contents Before Use Package Contents..................................................................... 3 Important Safety Instructions .................................................. 6 Notes on Use ........................................................................... 10 Names...
  • Page 5 Before Use Advanced Operations Searching for Images ............................................................ 55 Selecting All Images .............................................................. 58 Slide Show .............................................................................. 60 Slide...
  • Page 6 Important Safety Instructions When using this unit, basic safety 14.Never push any objects through slots precautions should always be...
  • Page 7 Before Use WARNING: CAUTION: • To prevent the risk of fire or electrical • The wall outlet shall be...
  • Page 8 Important Safety Instructions FCC NOTE: (U.S. only) This equipment has been tested and This equipment complies with Part 15...
  • Page 9 Before Use Information on Disposal in other Countries outside the European Union This symbol is only valid in the...
  • Page 10 Notes on Use Usage locations Printer usage location • Do not use in the following locations: • Locations subject...
  • Page 11 Before Use Storage Storing paper and ink cassettes After use, remove the paper cassette from the printer, close the...
  • Page 12 Names and Functions of Each Part Front View LCD monitor POWER Button Remote Control Paper Cassette Receiver Compartment Receives...
  • Page 13 Before Use Rear View Air Vent Do not block. Ink Cassette Eject USB Port Lever ( p. 85) (...
  • Page 14: PREPARATION Connecting a Power Source POWER lamp DC IN port 1 AC adaptor 2 Power cord Wall outlet Connect to...
  • Page 15 • To remove the coin battery 2 Pressing down on the tab, slide out the coin battery and remove....
  • Page 16 Paper and Ink Cassettes (Sold Separately) • Starter kit is included (5 sheets of postcard size paper). Use only...
  • Page 17 After printing • Do not remove unused sheets of paper from the paper cassette. Close the cassette lid, then...
  • Page 18 Inserting the Paper For details on paper, refer to page 16. Open the paper cassette lid. Tab • Push...
  • Page 19 Insert the paper cassette to the printer. Slide the paper cassette lid Pull the paper stop upwards. forward until...
  • Page 20 Inserting the Ink Cassette For details on ink cassette, refer to page 16. If the ink sheet is slack,...
  • Page 21 Removing the ink cassette Open the ink cassette 1 compartment cover. Pull the ink cassette eject lever (green) upward....
  • Page 22: PRINTING PictBridge Printing with a Digital Camera Camera Printer You can connect the printer to a PictBridge compatible digital camera...
  • Page 23 Follow the on-screen instructions on the digital camera to proceed 5 the printing operation. When printing has finished, turn...
  • Page 24 Printing with the LCD Monitor Printer You can print images stored on SD Memory Card or MultiMediaCard. Do not...
  • Page 25 Turning the power on Press the POWER button. POWER lamp on the printer will light up in green. POWER...
  • Page 26 Printing with the LCD Monitor (continued) Printer • Printer Direction buttons • The direction buttons are represented in this...
  • Page 27 Press to select [OK] and press (OK). 5 To cancel changes Press to select [Cancel] and press (OK) or...
  • Page 28 Printing with the LCD Monitor (continued) Printer Simple Mode and Normal Mode You can select "Simple Mode" or "Normal...
  • Page 29 Switching Simple Mode and Normal Mode Press (MENU). The "heart" icon appears when using Simple Mode. • In Simple...
  • Page 30 Printing with the LCD Monitor (continued) Printer Printing single image Press to move the cursor and select the image...
  • Page 31 Image display ● To change pages Image number/ Remaining number of • When displaying a “Summary View” Total number...
  • Page 32 Printing with the LCD Monitor (continued) Printer Printing multiple images Press to move the cursor and 1 select the...
  • Page 33 Check the preview. ("Print" screen of Normal Mode) Then press (PRINT). • In Simple mode, Press to select [Without...
  • Page 34 Printing with the LCD Monitor (continued) Printer Printing all images on a memory card This function is available in...
  • Page 35 Printing an index This function is available in “Normal mode” only. Switch to “Normal mode” ( p. 29). You...
  • Page 36 Printing with the LCD Monitor (continued) Printer Check the preview. Then press (PRINT). • Printing begins. • You can...
  • Page 37 Printing using DPOF settings This function is available in “Normal mode” only. Switch to “Normal mode” ( p. 29)....
  • Page 38 Printing with the LCD Monitor (continued) Printer ● To stop print job midway • Press and hold (RETURN) (...
  • Page 39: CHANGING SETTINGS Print Settings Printer Settings in the [Print Settings] are not applied when printing a calendar ( p. 67 –...
  • Page 40 Print Settings (continued) Printer Press to select [OK] and press (OK). 4 To cancel changes Press to select [Cancel]...
  • Page 41 Borderless printing This function is available in “Normal mode” only. Switch to “Normal mode” ( p. 29). You can...
  • Page 42 Print Settings (continued) Printer With borders Borderless Whole part of the image is printed Part of the image is...
  • Page 43 LUMIX Date Printing This function is available in “Normal mode” only. Switch to “Normal mode” ( p. 29). If...
  • Page 44 Print Settings (continued) Printer • Samples of LUMIX Date printing • LUMIX Date: ON, Date: ON Shooting date, etc....
  • Page 45 Image Adjustment of Printing image Printer This function is available in “Normal mode” only. Switch to “Normal mode” (...
  • Page 46 Image Adjustment of Printing image (continued) Printer After you have made image Example: Density/Balance adjustments by pressing , press...
  • Page 47 Image Adjustment items ● Effect Gives special effects to an image when printed. You can select from the following...
  • Page 48 Image Adjustment of Printing image (continued) Printer ● Auto Mode Automatically adjusts the brightness and contrast. Item Result OFF...
  • Page 49 ● Other Settings Set brightness and contrast values to suit your taste. (Density/Balance, Color Levels, White Balance) Item Result...
  • Page 50 Device Settings Printer You can change the print date format, language used for the setting screen, automatic LCD monitor...
  • Page 51 Press to select the desired option on the option select screen 5 and press (OK). Press to select [OK]...
  • Page 52 Device Settings (continued) Printer Setting options Item Description (Bold item indicates initial setting) Date Format Specifies print date format...
  • Page 53 Saving Printer Settings Printer This function is available in “Normal mode” only. Switch to “Normal mode” ( p. 29)....
  • Page 54 Restoring Default Settings Printer This function is available in “Normal mode” only. Switch to “Normal mode” ( p. 29)....
  • Page 55: ADVANCED OPERATIONS Searching for Images Printer This function is available in “Normal mode” only. Switch to “Normal mode” ( p. 29)....
  • Page 56 Searching for Images (continued) Printer Specify the start date and end date. Moves within the date items (year, month,...
  • Page 57 Exiting search mode To return to a “Summary View” display of all images, perform the following procedures. 1 Press...
  • Page 58 Selecting All Images Printer This function is available in “Normal mode” only. Switch to “Normal mode” ( p. 29)....
  • Page 59 To clear the number of copies for all images You can set the number of copies for all images...
  • Page 60 Slide Show Printer The slide show feature is used to display images on the memory card one-by-one for a...
  • Page 61 Press to select [All images] and press (OK). • To print the currently displayed image, press (PRINT). Button functions...
  • Page 62 Slide Show (continued) Printer Slide show of selected images This function is available in “Normal mode” only. Switch to...
  • Page 63 Slide show settings This function is available in “Normal mode” only. Switch to “Normal mode” ( p. 29). You...
  • Page 64 Slide Show (continued) Printer Press to select [OK] and press (OK). 6 Setting options Item Description (Bold item indicates...
  • Page 65 Trimming/Rotating Images Printer This function is available in “Normal mode” only. Switch to “Normal mode” ( p. 29). You...
  • Page 66 Trimming/Rotating Images (continued) Printer Press (OK) when finished editing the image. 3 • A preview is displayed. Press (PRINT)....
  • Page 67 Creating Calendars Printer This function is available in “Normal mode” only. Switch to “Normal mode” ( p. 29). You...
  • Page 68 Creating Calendars (continued) Printer Press to select [Print Calendar] and press (OK). 3 Press to select the desired frame...
  • Page 69 Press to select [Start Day] and press (OK). 7 Press to select the start day of week and press...
  • Page 70 Creating Calendars (continued) Printer Select image. Press to select the image insert position and press 1 (OK). • The...
  • Page 71 Add clip art. Press to select [Add Clip Art] and press (OK). 1 • Up to 8 clip art...
  • Page 72 Creating Calendars (continued) Printer Print. Press (PRINT). Or press to select [Print] and press (OK). • Printing begins. Then...
  • Page 73 To return to the “Menu” screen Press (RETURN). If the screen shown to the right is displayed, press to...
  • Page 74 Composite Printing Printer This function is available in “Normal mode” only. Switch to “Normal mode” ( p. 29). You...
  • Page 75 Press to select [Print Composite] and press 3 (OK). Press to select the desired frame and press (OK). 4...
  • Page 76 Composite Printing (continued) Printer Select image. Press to select the image insert position and press 1 (OK). • The...
  • Page 77 Add clip art. Press to select [Add Clip Art] and press (OK). 1 • Up to 8 clip art...
  • Page 78 Composite Printing (continued) Printer Print. Press (PRINT). Or press to select [Print] and press (OK). • Printing begins. Then...
  • Page 79 To return to the “Menu” screen Press (RETURN). If the screen shown to the right is displayed, press to...
  • Page 80 Printing with a TV Printer You can operate the printer while viewing a TV screen by connecting the printer...
  • Page 81: WITH PC Printing with a Computer PC Printer You can perform printing operation on a computer. After installing the printer driver...
  • Page 82 Printing with a Computer (continued) PC Printer Installing the printer driver To print from the computer, you must first...
  • Page 83 Select the language for the installation. 3 Click [Next]. • When the screen displaying the message “Before setup, make...
  • Page 84 Printing with a Computer (continued) PC Printer Connect the printer to the computer with the USB cable when “Connect...
  • Page 85 • Connecting with a personal computer Sample connection Rear panel of Computer the printer To USB port (Type A)...
  • Page 86 Printing with a Computer (continued) PC Printer Printing from the computer Use the application software installed on your computer...
  • Page 87 License agreement Please read the following license agreement carefully. End-User License Agreement THIS IS A LEGAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU...
  • Page 88: OTHERS If a Paper Jam Occurs The error message “Paper is jammed.” is displayed on the TV screen or status...
  • Page 89 If paper is not ejected Turn off the power and 1 remove the paper cassette. Remove the paper from...
  • Page 90 LED Indicators The operational and error status of the printer is displayed using a combination of lit and blinking...
  • Page 91 Troubleshooting Follow the procedures described below. If you are not able to solve the problem, contact your dealer. Power...
  • Page 92 Troubleshooting (continued) Printing PC Printer Printer Camera Printer Printer Problem Cause and Remedy Page The ink cassette • When...
  • Page 93 Problem Cause and Remedy Page The printer printed • Even if the number of copies has been set to...
  • Page 94 Troubleshooting (continued) 3 Cleaning thermal heads If photo images are marred by Bottom of the printer horizontal lines and...
  • Page 95 Problem Cause and Remedy Page The message "The • When "Sleep" is set to [10min] or [5min], this message...
  • Page 96 Troubleshooting (continued) Problem Cause and Remedy Page It takes considerable • It may take some time until the image...
  • Page 97 Problem Cause and Remedy Page The printed image • You can adjust the image quality on the [Image —...
  • Page 98 Message Display Paper cassette and ink cassette related messages • LED indicators POWER lamp ERROR lamp ACCESS lamp PRINT...
  • Page 99 Paper size error/Paper jam • LED indicators POWER lamp ERROR lamp ACCESS lamp PRINT lamp Lit (Green) Blink (Red)...
  • Page 100 Message Display (continued) Others • LED indicators: No special indication. • Messages Message Remedy Page Maximum number of •...
  • Page 101 Message Remedy Page No SD card or • Insert a memory card. 24 Multimedia card. (U35) • Unable to...
  • Page 102 Maintenance • When the feed roller and/or paper support lever are dirty Clear prints may become impossible if the...
  • Page 103 Specifications Power Source AC adaptor Input voltage: 100 V to 240 V AC ±10 % 50/60 Hz Rated output:...
  • Page 104 Specifications (continued) Allowable Storage: –20 °C to 55 °C (–4 °F to 131 °F) Temperature Operation: 5 °C to...
  • Page 105 Additional Information Compatible Standards Exif Printing • This product conforms with the Exif2.21 (Exif Print) image format as defined...
  • Page 106 Additional Information (continued) Trademarks • Microsoft, Windows and Windows NT are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation...
  • Page 107 Warranty PANASONIC CONSUMER PANASONIC PUERTO RICO, INC. ELECTRONICS COMPANY, San Gabriel Industrial Park, DIVISION OF PANASONIC Ave. 65 de...
  • Page 108 Warranty (continued) IF REPAIR IS NEEDED DURING THE LIMITED WARRANTY PERIOD THE PURCHASER WILL BE REQUIRED TO FURNISH A...
  • Page 109 Customer Services Customer Services Directory Obtain Product Information and Operating Assistance; locate your nearest Dealer or Service Center; purchase...
  • Page 110 Index A R ACCESS Lamp ..................................... 12, 90 Reducing Images ....................................... 65 Air Vent ....................................................... 13 Remote Control .......................................
  • Page 111 Notes Others 111 KX-PX20M.indb 111 2006/12/22 14:05:13
  • Page 112 Home Photo Printer KX-PX20M Operating Instructions Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company, Division of Panasonic Corporation of North America One Panasonic...