Canon pixma mp170 Manual

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QT7-00
59-V02 XXXXXXXX ©CANON INC. 2005 PRINTED IN VIETNAM
The following FINE Cartridges are compatible with this machine.
The following FINE Cartridges (High Yield) are also compatible with this machine.
For details on FINE Cartridge replacement, refer to “Replacing A FINE Cartridge” in this guide.
QT7-00
59-V02
ENG
Canon U.S.A., Inc.
One Canon Plaza, Lake Success, NY 11042, U.S.A.
Canon Inc.
30-2, Shimomaruko 3-chome, Ohta-ku, Tokyo 146-8501, Japan
Canon Canada, Inc.
6390 Dixie Road, Mississauga, Ontario, L5T 1P7, Canada
Canon Latin America, Inc.
703 Waterford Way, Suite 400, Miami, FL 33126, U.S.A.
Canon Mexicana S. de R.L. de C.V.
Periferico Sur No. 4124 Col. Ex-Rancho de Anzaldo, C.P. 01900, Mexico, D.F
User’s Guide
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Summary of Contents of manual for Canon pixma mp170

  • Page 1Canon U.S.A., Inc. One Canon Plaza, Lake Success, NY 11042, U.S.A. Canon Inc. 30-2, Shimomaruko 3-chome, Ohta-ku, Tokyo 146-8501, Japan...
  • Page 2Getting Help from Canon Ordering Information For additional supplies, use the following descriptions and order numbers. Help Us Help You...
  • Page 3: Safety PrecautionsDisclaimer Canon Inc. has reviewed this manual thoroughly in order that it will be an easy-to-use guide to your Canon...
  • Page 4Table of Contents Safety Precautions ...........................................3 9 Routine Maintenance ............................ 68 Reading The Document....................................8 Replacing A FINE Cartridge ......................... 68...
  • Page 5 Safety Precautions Please read the safety warnings and cautions provided in this guide to ensure that you use your...
  • Page 6Handling Do not attempt to disassemble or modify the machine. There are no user serviceable parts inside the machine. The...
  • Page 7Power supply Never remove the plug by pulling on the cord. Pulling on the power cord may damage the cord...
  • Page 8: Symbols Used In This GuideHandling Close the Document Cover gently to avoid catching your hand. Failing to do so may result in personal injury....
  • Page 9: Use Of ImagesFINE Cartridges (Ink For safety reasons, store FINE Cartridges (Ink Cartridges) out of the reach of small Cartridges) children. If...
  • Page 10: Machine Parts And Their FunctionsReading The Document Symbols Used In This Guide Please read the list below of symbols used in this guide. The...
  • Page 11Legal Limitations On Use Of Your Product And Use Of Images It may be unlawful to make copies of, scan,...
  • Page 12Chapter 1 Before Printing Machine Parts And Their Functions This section provides the name and location of the main components...
  • Page 13 z Rear view and interior (10) (11) (12) (13) (14) (16) (15) (17) (18) (10) FINE Cartridge Holder Install...
  • Page 14: Turning The Machine ON/OFF„ Operation Panel This section describes the buttons on the Operation Panel, and their functions and locations. (1) (2) (3)...
  • Page 15: Setting Documents (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10) (11) (12) (13) (14) (1) [ (Maintenance)] Button Accesses...
  • Page 16: General Paper GuidelinesTurning The Machine ON/OFF 1 Press [ON/OFF] to turn the machine ON and OFF. Before turning ON the machine, make...
  • Page 17: Recommended PaperSetting Documents „ Document Requirements The documents you load on the Platen Glass for copying or scanning must meet these...
  • Page 18General Paper Guidelines „ Paper Types You Cannot Use Do not use: z Folded, creased, curled, or wrinkled paper z...
  • Page 19Recommended Paper The following paper is recommended for use with your machine. Please be sure to follow the guidelines and...
  • Page 20„ Selecting The Correct Paper This section describes the characteristics and intended use of each paper applicable to this machine....
  • Page 21„ Canon Specialty Paper Canon recommends that you use genuine Canon paper to insure optimal print quality. Paper Type Size...
  • Page 22Paper Type Size Purpose Guidelines And Restrictions Photo Paper Letter (8 1/2 in. x 11 in./ Printing from your This...
  • Page 23: Loading PaperPaper Type Size Purpose Guidelines And Restrictions Photo Paper Letter (8 1/2 in. x 11 in./ Printing from your This...
  • Page 24Paper Type Size Purpose Guidelines And Restrictions T-Shirt Letter (8 1/2 in. x 11 in./ Printing from your This paper...
  • Page 25Loading Paper „ Loading Paper Follow this procedure: 1 Open the Paper Support (1), then pull out the Paper Support...
  • Page 26: Making Copies„ Loading Envelopes Follow this procedure: 1 Open the Paper Support, then pull out the Paper Support Extension. 2 Prepare...
  • Page 27 3 Place the stack of envelopes (print side up) in the Auto Sheet Feeder (1), pinch the Paper Guide (A)...
  • Page 28: Changing The Copy Settings (MP170)Chapter 2 Copying Making Copies This section describes the basic procedure to make copies. 1 Load the paper in the...
  • Page 29 1 Load the paper in the Auto Sheet Feeder. (See page 23) 2 Press [+] repeatedly to select the number...
  • Page 30Changing The Copy Settings (MP170) „ Setting The Paper Size And Type For copying using the Operation Panel, you need...
  • Page 31„ Adjusting Image Quality You can adjust the image quality according to the document to be copied. Follow this procedure:...
  • Page 32: Advanced Copy Functions„ Reducing Or Enlarging A Copy You can reduce or enlarge copies using three different methods: Preset copy ratios You...
  • Page 33z Using Custom Copy Ratios (Zoom) In addition to making reduction and enlargement decisions using preset copy ratios, you can...
  • Page 34Advanced Copy Functions The following advanced copy feature is available: Sticker copying (MP170) Copies photos or graphics onto stickers. Borderless...
  • Page 35„ Borderless Copying This feature enables you to copy the images so that they fill the entire page without borders....
  • Page 36: Using A Memory Card 9 Press [Color] for color copying, or press [Black] for black & white copying. „ Repeating An Image On A...
  • Page 37 11 Press [Color] for color copying, or press [Black] for black & white copying. Important z The area read from...
  • Page 38Chapter 3 Printing From A Memory Card (MP170) Using A Memory Card Let’s take a look at different types of...
  • Page 39: Printing Photograph Important z This machine accepts images taken with a camera compatible with the Design rule for Camera File system...
  • Page 40 2 Install the memory card in the appropriate Card Slot. Type of card How to install z CompactFlash (CF) Card...
  • Page 41Printing Photograph „ Printing By Using The Photo Index Sheet With this machine, you can easily print photographs using a...
  • Page 42 6 Use [ ] or [ ] to select the range of photographs to print on the Photo Index Sheet....
  • Page 43 7 Press [OK]. Ex: INDX PRINTING P.001/002 The machine prints the Photo Index Sheets. Note If more than 37 photographs...
  • Page 44 8 Fill in the appropriate circles ( ) with a dark pencil to select the photographs to print and print...
  • Page 45 13 Press [OK]. The machine reads the Photo Index Sheet, and prints photographs according to the settings. Important z If...
  • Page 46„ Print All Photos You can print all photos saved on a memory card. 1 Turn ON the machine and...
  • Page 47„ Printing A Range Of Photos You can print a range of photos in sequence on a memory card. To...
  • Page 48: Print Settings„ Printing On Stickers - Sticker Print You can print your favorite photos on Canon sticker paper. 1 Turn ON...
  • Page 49: To A Memory Card (MP170)„ DPOF Print If DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) settings are made on the camera, photos are printed automatically according...
  • Page 50Print Settings This section describes the print settings you can change in Memory Card Mode, such as paper size, paper...
  • Page 51: Printing With WindowsChapter 4 Reading From And Writing To A Memory Card (MP170) Setting Up The Card Slot As The Memory Card...
  • Page 52 Important z Windows 2000, when the write protection is enabled on the machine: If the computer does not detect...
  • Page 53Chapter 5 Printing From Your Computer This chapter describes the basic printing procedure, taking the steps to print documents as...
  • Page 54: Printing With Macintosh 5 Specify the required settings. (1) Click [Media Type] to select the type of media loaded in the machine (1)....
  • Page 55 6 Print the document. (1) Click [Print] or [OK] (1). The machine starts printing. (1) Note z You can cancel...
  • Page 56Printing With Macintosh Note z Menu and command names may differ between software applications, and more steps may be required....
  • Page 57: Scanning Methods 5 Specify the required settings. (1) Select [Print] from the application software's [File] menu. The [Print] dialog box opens. (2)...
  • Page 58 6 Print the document. (1) Click [Print]. Note z You can cancel a print job in progress by simply pressing...
  • Page 59Chapter 6 Scanning Images About Scanning Images You can scan images from the machine into a computer, and save them...
  • Page 60: From A PictBridge-Compliant Device„ Scanning With The Operation Panel Of The Machine With the operation panel of the machine, you can open the...
  • Page 61„ Scanning From An Application Software You can scan an image from TWAIN- or WIA- (Windows XP only) compliant application...
  • Page 62Chapter 7 Printing Photographs Directly From A Digital Camera Printing Photographs Directly From A PictBridge- Compliant Device Connecting a PictBridge-compliant...
  • Page 63 3 Connect the PictBridge-compliant device to the machine. (1) Connect the device to the machine using the USB cable (for...
  • Page 64: Compatible Digital Camera About the Settings Explained Below The settings explained on the following pages cannot be made on some devices. If...
  • Page 65: PRINT SETTINGS z About “Layout” and “Trimming” For “Layout”, when the “Default setting” (selections based on the machine setting) is selected,...
  • Page 66: OTHERSPrinting Photographs Directly From A Canon “Bubble Jet Direct” Compatible Digital Camera „ Media Types For Digital Cameras When you...
  • Page 67: LOAD CONFGURATIONChapter 8 Changing The Machine Settings (MP170) Changing The Settings This section describes the procedure to change the settings in...
  • Page 68: Replacing A FINE CartridgePICTBRIDGE SET „ PAGE SIZE Selects the paper size: 8.5x11/A4/4"x6"/5"x7"/C-CARD „ MEDIA TYPE Selects the paper type: PLAIN PAPER/PHOTO PAPER...
  • Page 69RESTORE DEFAULT Changes the settings back to the default, except for the language for LCD messages and the position of...
  • Page 70Chapter 9 Routine Maintenance Replacing A FINE Cartridge If there is no improvement with the quality of printing following such...
  • Page 71 2 Remove the empty FINE Cartridge. (1) (2) (1) Push the FINE Cartridge down. (2) Remove the FINE Cartridge. Important...
  • Page 72 3 Prepare a replacement FINE Cartridge. * (1) * To the Cartridge Holder. (1) Unpack a new FINE Cartridge and...
  • Page 73 5 Close the Scanning Unit. Lift the Scanning Unit slightly and put the Scanning Unit Support back to its original...
  • Page 74„ Knowing When To Replace A FINE Cartridge It is important to identify the empty Cartridge using the LCD/LED and...
  • Page 75„ What Is A Low Ink Warning? The Low Ink Warning is the ink counter calculating the remaining level of...
  • Page 76: Color Is Incorrect Note Setting of FINE Cartridges If a FINE Cartridge runs out of ink, you can print with either the...
  • Page 77: Printing The Nozzle Check Pattern z When the “?” mark appears on the Low Ink Warning If you install an old FINE Cartridge, the...
  • Page 78When Printing Becomes Faint Or Color Is Incorrect When printing becomes faint or colors are incorrect, the FINE Cartridge Nozzles...
  • Page 79: FINE Cartridge Deep CleaningPrinting The Nozzle Check Pattern Print the nozzle check pattern to determine whether the ink is being ejected properly from...
  • Page 80: Aligning The FINE Cartridge„ Confirming The Nozzle Check Pattern This section describes how to confirm the nozzle check pattern and the FINE Cartridge...
  • Page 81FINE Cartridge Cleaning If missing lines or white stripes are found in the printed nozzle check pattern, proceed with a...
  • Page 82: Cleaning Your MachineAligning The FINE Cartridge If ruled lines are misaligned or a printout is unsatisfactory, FINE Cartridge Alignment is required. „...
  • Page 83 5 Load the checked sheet on the Platen Glass. When loading the checked sheet, place the front side down, and...
  • Page 84Cleaning Your Machine This section describes the necessary cleaning procedures for your machine. Caution z Be sure to turn OFF...
  • Page 85„ Cleaning The Roller Clean the paper feed rollers if paper is not fed properly. Cleaning the paper feed rollers...
  • Page 86: 10 Troubleshooting„ Cleaning The Bottom Plate If the printed paper is smudged, the inside of the machine may be dirty. Periodic...
  • Page 87: On The LCD/LEDz Cleaning The Bottom Plate 1 Proceed steps 1 to 3 for MP170 on page 84. 2 Press [Maintenance] repeatedly...
  • Page 88Chapter 10 Troubleshooting This chapter provides troubleshooting tips for problems you may encounter when using the machine. Note z This...
  • Page 89: On The LCD/LEDAn Error Message Is Displayed On The LCD/LED If an error message is displayed on the LCD or LED, take...
  • Page 90: Cannot Print To End Of Job Message Action CHECK INK This FINE Cartridge may have previously been used, or the ink may have U161 run...
  • Page 91 Message Action E, 9 Depending on the model or brand of your device, you may have to select a...
  • Page 92Ink Does Not Come Out/Printing Is Blurred/Colors Are Wrong/White Streaks/Straight Lines Are Misaligned/Cannot Print To End Of Job Cause Action...
  • Page 93: Printed Surface Is Scratched Cause Action There is some foreign matter in the Check and remove any foreign matter. Auto Sheet Feeder. The...
  • Page 94 Cause Action Check the size of the print data. For Windows XP and Windows 2000, if the size of...
  • Page 95: Paper JamsBack Of Paper Is Smudged/Paper Does Not Feed Properly/Printed Surface Is Scratched Cause Action Inside of the machine is dirty....
  • Page 96: From A Photo Index Sheet (MP170) Cause Action Inappropriate paper type is used. z Check to see if the paper you are printing on is...
  • Page 97: From The Digital Camera„ Paper Curls/Ink Blots Cause Action Paper being used is too thin. Use Photo Paper Pro or other Canon specialty...
  • Page 98 Cause Action Landscape Credit Card-sized Paper You cannot load Credit Card-sized paper in the landscape orientation. Jams inside the...
  • Page 99: Cannot Install The MP DriverCannot Print Properly From The Digital Camera The following are the possible errors that may occur when printing directly from...
  • Page 100: Cannot Connect To PC Properly Error message on camera Action Waste tank (ink absorber) full This error message indicates that the waste ink absorber...
  • Page 101: Problems With ScanningCannot Install The MP Driver Cause Action Reinstall the MP Driver. Unable to proceed beyond the Printer Connection screen. 1....
  • Page 102 Cause Action You have a defective Setup If you have a defective Setup CD-ROM, please consult your sales or...
  • Page 103„ When You Connect To A Computer Running Windows XP, The Screen Shows The Warning Message “High-SPEED USB Device Plugged...
  • Page 104: On The Screen„ Computer Stops Operating During Scanning Cause Action Output Resolution set too Reboot the computer, lower the Output Resolution and...
  • Page 105„ Trouble scanning with Multi-Scan or Multi-Crop function Cause Action The original is positioned Check the position of the original...
  • Page 106„ “There Is Not Enough Memory.” Message Is Displayed Cause Action There is not enough Exit any application that are...
  • Page 107: For Windows Users„ Writing Error/Output Error/Communication Error Cause Action Machine is not ready. Ensure that the [ON/OFF] lamp on the Operation Panel...
  • Page 108: If You Cannot Solve The Problem„ Error No.: 300 Is Displayed Cause Action The machine is not ready. Ensure that the [ON/OFF] lamp on the...
  • Page 109: Printing Area„ Error No.: 2500 Is Displayed Cause Action FINE Cartridge Alignment z A4- or Letter-sized paper is not loaded in...
  • Page 110If You Cannot Solve The Problem If you cannot solve the problem with any of the workarounds in this chapter,...
  • Page 111Chapter 11 Appendix Printing Area To ensure the best print quality, the machine has been set to allow for a...
  • Page 112: Uninstalling The On-screen Manual„ A4, B5, A5, 4" x 6", 4" x 8", 5" x 7", Credit Card Size Printable Area (width x...
  • Page 113: Transporting The Machine„ Letter, Legal Size Printable Area (width x height) Letter 203.2 x 271.4 mm / 8.0 x 10.7 in Legal...
  • Page 114: SpecificationsUninstalling The On-screen Manual Follow the steps described below to uninstall the installed on-screen manuals from your computer. Note that...
  • Page 115Transporting The Machine When relocating the machine or storing the machine for prolonged periods, pack the machine using the original...
  • Page 116Specifications General Specifications Printing resolution 4800 dpi x 1200 dpi (Ink droplets can be positioned at a minimum pitch of...
  • Page 117 Copy Specifications Copy speed* Black & white: <Fast> mode approx. 22 ppm (Letter size) *Based on Canon standard Color:...
  • Page 118: FCC Notice Camera Direct Print (PictBridge) Layout Default (Borderless), Borderless, Bordered, N-up (2, 4, 9, 16)* * Layout compatible with Canon-brand...
  • Page 119: LIMITED WARRANTY Systems Requirements z Use a computer on which Windows XP, Windows z Use a Macintosh series computer equipped with...
  • Page 120Users In The U.S.A. FCC Notice PIXMA MP170: K10262 PIXMA MP150: K10261 This device complies with Part 15 of the...
  • Page 121Canon U.S.A., INC. LIMITED WARRANTY The limited warranty set forth below is given by Canon U.S.A., Inc. (“Canon USA”) with...
  • Page 122: Customer Technical SupportsANY SYSTEM SOFTWARE (WHETHER FACTORY LOADED ON THE PRODUCT OR CONTAINED ON THE SOFTWARE DISKETTES OR CD-ROMS ENCLOSED WITH, OR...
  • Page 123: IndexInstantExchange Service ** Under Canon USA’s InstantExchange Service you may exchange an eligible defective Product during the limited warranty period...
  • Page 124Users In Canada z This Class B digital apparatus meets all requirements of the Canadian Caution Interference-Causing Equipment Regulations. z...
  • Page 125Index G 1(-) and (+) Buttons 12 General Paper Guidelines 16 2+ Button 13 L A LCD (Liquid Crystal Display)...
  • Page 126Printing Photographs From A Memory Card (MP170) 36 All Photos 44 DPOF Print 47 Index 43 Multi-Photo Print 45 Photo...
  • Page 127 This product uses the following copyrighted software: exit.c Copyright © 1990 The Regents of the University of California. All...
  • Page 128Getting Help from Canon Ordering Information For additional supplies, use the following descriptions and order numbers. Help Us Help You...
  • Page 129Canon U.S.A., Inc. One Canon Plaza, Lake Success, NY 11042, U.S.A. Canon Inc. 30-2, Shimomaruko 3-chome, Ohta-ku, Tokyo 146-8501, Japan...
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