Canon pixma ip4300 User Manual

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Photo Printer
Quick Start Guide
Series
The following ink tanks are compatible with this product.
QT5-0428-V01
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©CANON INC.2006
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Summary of Contents of user manual for Canon pixma ip4300

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    Photo Printer Series Quick Start Guide The following ink tanks are compatible with this product. QT5-0428-V01 XXXXXXXX ©CANON INC.2006...

  • Page 2: Turning the Printer On and Off

    Getting Help from Canon Ordering Information For additional supplies, use the following descriptions and order numbers. Help Us Help You...

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    Photo Printer Quick Start Guide

  • Page 4: Loading Printing Paper

    Canon PIXMA iP4300 Photo Printer Quick Start Guide. Copyright This manual is copyrighted by Canon U.S.A., Inc. with all rights...

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    Table of Contents Before Printing................................................2 Turning the Printer On and Off .......................2 Loading Printing Paper ...................................4 Basic Printing ...............................................19 Printing...

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    Before Printing Turning the Printer On and Off Turn on the printer before printing. Note Auto Power On/Off Feature You...

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    „ Turning off the Printer 1 To turn off the printer, press the POWER button. When the POWER lamp stops...

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    Loading Printing Paper This section describes how to load printing paper in the Auto Sheet Feeder and the Cassette. „...

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    Media Type Model*1 Paper Support Load Limit Printer Driver Auto Sheet Feeder Cassette Setting for Media Type T-Shirt TR-301 1...

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    z Photo Paper Pro Guidelines z Do not touch the print surface until the ink is dry (approximately 30 minutes)....

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    „ Using the Auto Sheet Feeder and the Cassette This printer offers two paper sources to load printing paper; the...

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    (A) (A) Load plain paper in the Auto Sheet Feeder. z To Change the Paper Source The Auto Sheet...

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    „ Paper Source Selection Scenarios Deciding on the usage of the two paper sources to print with minimum reloading of...

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    z If you print mainly on plain paper You can load plain paper of the same size in both...

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    „ Changing the Paper Source Before printing, confirm that the location where you have loaded paper is selected as the...

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    „ Loading Paper Important z If you cut plain paper to 4" x 6" / 101.6 x 152.4 mm, 5"...

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    z Loading Paper in the Auto Sheet Feeder 1 Flatten the four corners of the paper before loading it. Note...

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    3 Load the paper. (1) Load the paper in the Auto Sheet Feeder with (A) (1) the print side facing...

  • Page 19: Printing with Windows

    3 Adjust the size of the Cassette. When loading A5 or larger sized paper (nonstandard-size paper with 8 inches /...

  • Page 20: Printing with Macintosh

    5 Insert the Cassette into the printer. (1) Set the Cover on the Cassette. (2) Insert the Cassette into the...

  • Page 21: Device

    „ Loading Envelopes Use either European DL or US Comm. Env. #10-sized envelope. Important z Do not use envelopes with...

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    z Loading Envelopes in the Cassette 1 Extend the Cassette. See “Adjust the size of the Cassette.” on page 15....

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    Basic Printing This section describes the procedure for basic printing. Printing with Windows 1 Turn on the printer and load...

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    Printing with Macintosh 1 Turn on the printer and load the paper in the printer. See “Turning the Printer On...

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    Printing Photographs Directly from a Compliant Device Printing from a PictBridge Compliant Device You can connect a PictBridge compliant device...

  • Page 26: Replacing an Ink Tank

    3 Connect the PictBridge compliant device to the printer. Note Depending on the model or brand of your device, you...

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    „ Printing Photographs Directly from a PictBridge Compliant Device When operating the device, be sure to follow the instructions given...

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    z Paper Size and Paper Type Settings If these settings are set to Default (the setting to follow that...

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    z Image Optimize Setting If Image optimize is set to Default (the setting to follow that of the printer)...

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    Routine Maintenance Replacing an Ink Tank When ink runs out, replace the ink tank. The printer will not print if...

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    * When the ALARM lamp on the printer flashes orange seven, thirteen, fourteen, or fifteen times, an error has...

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    *1 *1 Confirm whether any symbols are displayed here. Ink is low: The “!” symbol appears above an ink...

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    *1 *1 Ink tank that may have run out of ink If the ALARM lamp flashes orange sixteen times...

  • Page 34: Keeping the Best Printing Results

    If the ALARM lamp flashes orange four times z Ink may have run out. Replacing the ink tank is...

  • Page 35: Are Incorrect

    „ Replacing Ink Tanks When ink tanks run out of ink, replace them using the following steps. Important Handling Ink...

  • Page 36: Printing the Nozzle Check Pattern

    4 Prepare the replacement tank. (1) Remove the new ink tank from its packaging, (1) then pull the orange tape...

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    5 Install the ink tank. (1) Insert the front end of the ink tank into the Print Head. *1 (2)...

  • Page 38: Examining the Nozzle Check Pattern

    Keeping the Best Printing Results To avoid drying of the Print Head and clogging of the nozzles, note the following....

  • Page 39: Print Head Cleaning

    When Printing Becomes Faint or Colors Are Incorrect When printing becomes faint or colors are incorrect even if ink remains...

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    Printing the Nozzle Check Pattern Print the nozzle check pattern to determine whether the ink ejects properly from the print...

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    1 With the printer on, load a sheet of A4 or Letter-sized plain paper in the Auto Sheet Feeder or...

  • Page 42: Print Head Deep Cleaning

    Examining the Nozzle Check Pattern Examine the nozzle check pattern output by the printer, and clean the Print Head if...

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    Print Head Cleaning Clean the Print Head if lines are missing or if white streaks appear in the printed nozzle...

  • Page 44: Aligning the Print Head

    Note The nozzle check pattern will not be printed correctly if there is not enough ink. Replace the ink...

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    Note The nozzle check pattern will not be printed correctly if there is not enough ink. Replace the ink...

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    Print Head Deep Cleaning If print quality does not improve by standard Print Head Cleaning, try Print Head Deep Cleaning,...

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    1 With the printer on, load a sheet of A4 or Letter-sized plain paper in the Auto Sheet Feeder or...

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    Aligning the Print Head If ruled lines are printed misaligned or print results are otherwise unsatisfactory, adjust the print head...

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    (3) Read the message and click Print Head Alignment. The print head alignment pattern is printed. Do not open...

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    4 Print the pattern. (1) Select Test Print in the pop-up menu. (1) (2) Click Print Head Alignment. (2) (3)...

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    „ Manual Print Head Alignment If the results of Automatic Print Head Alignment are not satisfactory, follow the procedure below...

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    11 Look at the printout. From the patterns, select the most even, least irregular patterns for each column and enter...

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    13 In the same way, select the best patterns for each column, enter their numbers, then click OK. Columns G...

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    14 When the confirmation message is displayed, click OK. Important Do not open the Top Cover while printing. 15 In...

  • Page 55: Cleaning Your Printer

    2 Press the Open Button to open the Paper Output Tray and extend the Output Tray Extension. 3 Press the...

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    11 Look at the printout. From the patterns, select the most even, least irregular patterns for each column and enter...

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    13 In the same way, select the best patterns for each column, enter their numbers, then click Send. Columns G...

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    15 In the same way, select the most even patterns for each column, enter their numbers, then click Send. Note...

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    Cleaning Your Printer This section describes the cleaning procedure that is needed to maintain your printer. „ Cleaning the Paper...

  • Page 60: Troubleshooting

    „ Cleaning the Inside of the Printer If the printed paper is smudged, the inside of the printer may be...

  • Page 61: Cannot Install the Printer Driver

    1 Make sure that the printer is turned on, and then remove any paper from the Auto Sheet Feeder. 2...

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    1 Make sure that the printer is turned on, and then remove any paper from the Auto Sheet Feeder. 2...

  • Page 63: Cannot Connect to Computer Properly

    z Cleaning the Protrusions Inside the Printer If protrusions inside the printer are stained, wipe off any ink from the...

  • Page 64: Print Results Not Satisfactory

    Troubleshooting This section describes troubleshooting tips for problems you may encounter when using the printer. Note If you cannot find...

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    Cannot Install the Printer Driver Cause Action If you were unable to proceed beyond the Printer Connection screen, follow the...

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    Cause Action Installation does not start automatically when the Setup CD-ROM is inserted into your computer’s disc drive. Click...

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    Cannot Connect to Computer Properly „ Printing Speed Is Slow / USB 2.0 Hi-Speed Connection Does Not Work Cause Action...

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    Print Results Not Satisfactory „ Cannot Print to End of Job Cause Action In Windows XP and Windows 2000, click...

  • Page 69: Printer Does Not Start

    Cause Action Ink tank is not installed securely. / Part Open the Top Cover and check the ink lamps....

  • Page 70: Paper Does Not Feed Properly

    Cause Action Print quality is not set appropriately. Set the Print Quality setting to High in Windows or Fine...

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    Cause Action Inside of the printer is dirty. When performing duplex printing, if the paper size specified in the...

  • Page 72: Paper Jams

    Cause Action Printing on inappropriate type of paper. z Check to see if the paper you are printing on...

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    Printer Does Not Start Cause Action Ink tank is empty. Open the Top Cover and check the ink lamps. If...

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    Cause Action Unnecessary print jobs are left in Restarting your computer may solve the problem. queue. / Computer problems....

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    Cause Action Paper not loaded properly. Make sure of the following when you load paper in the printer. z...

  • Page 76: ALARM Lamp Flashes Orange

    Paper Jams Cause Action Paper jammed in the Paper Output Slot Remove the paper following the procedure below. or the...

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    Cause Action Landscape 4" x 6" / 101.6 x 152.4 mm Always load 4" x 6" / 101.6 x...

  • Page 78: Error Message Appears on the Screen

    Cause Action Paper jammed inside the printer at the Remove the paper following the procedure below. transport unit. (1)Open...

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    Cause Action Paper jammed inside the printer at the Remove the paper following the procedure below. duplex transport section....

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    ALARM Lamp Flashes Orange „ ALARM Lamp Flashes Orange When a printer error occurs, the ALARM lamp flashes orange as...

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    Cause Action Eight flashes: Ink absorber is almost The printer has a built-in ink absorber to hold the ink...

  • Page 82: Camera

    Cause Action Fifteen Flashes: Ink tank cannot be An Ink tank error has occurred. (The lamp on the ink...

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    Cause Action Printer port setting does not match the Check the printer port settings. computer’s interface connecting the (1)Click...

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    „ Error No.: 300 Is Displayed Cause Action The printer is not ready. Make sure that the printer is turned...

  • Page 85: Reading the On-screen Manuals

    „ Error No.: 1851 Is Displayed Cause Action Inner Cover was open when you Close Inner Cover, then press the...

  • Page 86: Specifications

    Cannot Print Properly from a Digital Camera The following are the possible errors that may occur when printing directly from...

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    Error Message On Camera Action “Waste tank (ink absorber*2) full”/ The printer has a built-in ink absorber to hold the...

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    Error Message On Camera Action “Ink Error” If the ALARM lamp on the printer flashes orange thirteen times, an ink...

  • Page 89: Safety Precautions

    Appendix Reading the On-screen Manuals Along with this Quick Start Guide, on-screen manuals are also supplied with your printer. For...

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    Specifications General Specifications Printing resolution (dpi) 9600 (horizontal)* x 2400 (vertical) * Ink droplets can be placed with a pitch...

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    Camera Direct Print (PictBridge) Paper size Default (the setting to follow that of the printer) 4" x 6" /...

  • Page 92: Users in the U.S.A.

    z Macintosh File System: Mac OS Extended (Journaled), Mac OS X Extended. Additional System Requirements for On-Screen Manuals Browser: Windows...

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    Safety Precautions Please read the safety warnings and cautions provided in this manual to ensure that you use the...

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    Working around the Do not use highly flammable sprays near the printer. printer This could cause a fire or electric...

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    Print Heads and ink For safety reasons, store Print Heads and ink tanks out of the reach of small children....

  • Page 96: Index

    Users in the U.S.A. „ Regulatory Information FCC Notice (U.S.A. Only) For 120V, 60Hz model Model Number: K10284 This device...

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    This limited warranty shall only apply if the Product is used in conjunction with compatible computers, peripheral equipment and software....

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    ORIGINAL PURCHASER OF THE PRODUCT OR THE PERSON FOR WHOM IT WAS PURCHASED AS A GIFT, AND STATES YOUR EXCLUSIVE...

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    ** InstantExchange warranty service is subject to the availability of refurbished or new replacement units. Canon U.S.A., Inc. One Canon...

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    Index A ink level information 26 knowing when to replace ink tank 28 Appendix 85 Routine Maintenance 26 B replacing...

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    Getting Help from Canon Ordering Information For additional supplies, use the following descriptions and order numbers. Help Us Help You...

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    Photo Printer Series Quick Start Guide The following ink tanks are compatible with this product. QT5-0428-V01 XXXXXXXX ©CANON INC.2006...

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