Canon pixma mp600 Quick Setup Guide

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Printing on inappropriate type of paper.
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Check to see if the paper you are printing on is not too thick or curled.
See “Media Types You Cannot Use” on page 9.
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When performing Borderless Printing, print quality may be reduced at the top 
and bottom edges of the paper. Make sure that the paper you are using is 
suitable for Borderless Printing.
For details, refer to the Printer Driver Guide on-screen manual.
Paper is curled.
If you are using paper with either any of the corners or the whole printing 
surface curled, the paper may become dirty, not feed properly, or both. Use such 
paper after correcting paper curl as follows.
(1)With the printing side (A) facing up, cover the paper with a fresh sheet of 
plain paper to avoid staining or scratching the surface.
(2)Roll up the paper in a direction opposite to paper curl as seen below.
(3)Check to see that the paper curl is corrected to within approximately 0.08 to 
0.2 inches / 2 to 5 mm (B) in height.
We recommend printing curl-corrected paper one sheet at a time.
Printing on thick paper.
Selecting the Prevent paper abrasion setting will widen the clearance between 
the Print Head and the loaded paper. If you notice abrasion even with the media 
type set correctly to match the loaded paper, set the machine to prevent paper 
abrasion.
* Clear the Prevent paper abrasion check box once printing is complete, and 
then click Send.
Open the printer properties dialog box, and in Custom Settings in the 
Maintenance sheet, select the Prevent paper abrasion check box, and then 
click Send.
In the Canon IJ Printer Utility, select Custom Settings in the pop-up menu, 
select the Prevent paper abrasion check box, and then click Send.
To open the printer properties dialog box (Windows), refer to “Opening the 
Printer Properties Dialog Box (Windows)” in the User’s Guide on-screen 
manual.
To open the Canon IJ Printer Utility (Macintosh
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), refer to “Opening the Canon 
IJ Printer Utility (Macintosh)” in the User’s Guide on-screen manual.
When Prevent paper abrasion is selected, the setting is also applied to direct 
printing from a digital camera.
When performing copy direct printing without using a computer, select Print 
settings
, set Prevent paper abrasion to ON. For details on settings, refer to 
“Changing the Machine Settings” in the User’s Guide on-screen manual.
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