Canon iP4600 - PIXMA Color Inkjet Printer Specifications

Photo Printer
iP4600 series
Getting Started
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Contents
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2 Turn the Power On
3 Install the Print Head
4 Install the Ink Tanks
5 Install the Software
6 Loading Paper
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After Installing the Printer
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Instructions that, if ignored, could result in personal injury or
material damage.
Instructions that must be observed for safe operation.
Additional explanations.
Descriptions for operations that take some time to complete.
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Model Number: K10323(iP4600)
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Check the Box Contents
Print Head
ink tank
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power cord
• Manuals
• Setup CD-ROM (containing the drivers, applications and on-screen manuals)
• Warranty
• MP-101 paper (for Automatic Print Head Alignment)
• Before turning on the printer, remove all the protective sheets.
• A USB cable is necessary to connect the printer with your computer.
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(B)
(2)
Plug in the power cord on the left side at the
back of the printer and connect the other end
to the wall outlet.
• Do NOT connect the USB cable at this stage.
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Turn the Power On
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Press the ON button (A) to turn on the printer.
• The printer may make some operating noises.
This is normal operation.
Confirm that the POWER lamp (B) lights
green.
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Install the Print Head
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(D)
(C)
(A)
Open the Paper Output Tray (A)
and the Top Cover (B).
Raise the Print Head Lock Lever (D).
The Print Head Holder (C) comes
out. (This is where you install the
Print Head.)
• Firmly raise the Print Head Lock Lever until it stops. (The Print
Head Lock Lever may feel heavy.)
• Do not handle the Print Head
roughly such as applying them
excessive pressure or dropping
them.
• The Print Head Holder makes a
noise as it moves. This is normal
operation.
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• If the Print Head Holder does not move, make sure that the
printer is turned on.
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Install the Print Head
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(D)
Remove the Print Head from
the silver package.
Remove and discard the orange
protective cap.
• There may be some transparent or light blue ink on the inside of the bag the Print
Head comes in, or the inside of the protective cap - this has no effect on print
quality. Be careful not to get ink on yourself when handling these items. Be careful
not to stain your hands.
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Tilt the Print Head and set it in place. Lower the Print Head Lock Lever
(D) completely.
• Do not knock the Print Head against the sides of the Holder.
• Pinch the Print Head Lock Lever firmly and lower it gently.
• Once you have installed the Print Head, do not remove them unnecessarily.
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Install the Ink Tanks
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(A)
(1)
(2)
Pull the orange tape (1) in the
direction of the arrow to peel off
the protective film and remove
the film (2) completely.
While pressing down with your left thumb, twist
off the orange protective cap (A) located on the
bottom of the ink tank.
• Do not handle the ink tanks roughly such
as applying them excessive pressure or
dropping them.
• If the Print Head Holder moves to the right,
close and reopen the Top Cover.
• Be sure to use the supplied ink tanks.
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• Do not hold the sides of the ink tank; ink may splash.
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Install the Ink Tanks
Install the In k Ta n k
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(C)
Press the PUSH mark on the ink tank until it
clicks into place.
Make sure the Ink lamp lights red.
Install all the other ink tanks in the same way.
Install all the ink tanks.
Close the Top Cover.
• Wait until the POWER lamp lights green
(about 6 minutes) and go to the next step.
• The printer may make some operating
noises when preparing to print. This is
normal operation.
• Once you have installed the ink tanks, do not
remove them unnecessarily.
• Match the labels when installing.
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• Make sure all the Ink lamp lights red.
• If an Alarm lamp (C) flashes orange, make
sure that the Print Head and the ink tanks are
correctly installed.
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Install the Software
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To use the printer by connecting it to a computer, software including
the drivers need to be copied (installed) to the computer's hard disk.
The screens below are based on Windows Vista operating system
Ultimate Edition (hereafter referred to as "Windows Vista") and Mac
OS X v.10.5.x.
Windows (P.8)
• Quit all running applications before installation.
• You need to log on as the administrator (or a member of the Administrators
group).
• Do not switch users during the installation process.
Macintosh (P.16)
• It may be necessary to restart your computer during the installation process.
Follow the on-screen instructions and click OK, and do not remove the Setup
CD-ROM during restarting.
The installation resumes from where it left off when your computer has been
restarted.
• Mac OS 9, Mac OS X Classic environments, or Mac OS X v.10.3.8 or earlier
are not supported.
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Windows
If the Found New Hardware or Found
New Hardware Wizard screen appears:
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(A)
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(B)
Press the ON button (A) to TURN OFF THE
PRINTER.
the USB cable connected
1 Remove
to your computer.
The setup program should run automatically.
The screen may close. In this case,
proceed from .
2 Click Cancel to quit the screen.
3 Proceed from .
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Turn on the computer, then insert the Setup
CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive.
• Operating noise continues for about 30 seconds until
the printer turns off. Make sure that the POWER lamp
(B) stops flashing.
Windows Vista
Go to Step
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Windows XP/2000
Go to Step
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• If the program does not start automatically, doubleclick the CD-ROM icon on the computer. When the
CD-ROM contents appear, double-click MSETUP4.
EXE.
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Windows Vista
AutoPlay screen appears, click Run Msetup4.exe.
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Windows Vista
User Account Control screen appears, click Continue.
If the same screen reappears in subsequent steps, click Continue.
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Windows
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Click Easy Install.
Click Install.
The drivers, application software, and on-screen
manuals are installed automatically.
Move the cursor over items to display explanations.
• If you want to select particular items to install,
click Custom Install and follow the on-screen
instructions to proceed with the installation.
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Read the License Agreement screen carefully
and click Yes.
Installation starts.
• Follow any on-screen instructions to install the
software.
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USB
When the Printer Connection screen appears, connect one end of the USB cable to the computer, the other to the printer, then TURN
THE PRINTER ON.
• It takes about 15 seconds for the POWER lamp to light green.
• When the printer is recognized by the computer, a message appears on the screen.
• If you cannot go to the next procedure after 10 minutes, click Help and confirm the message.
• The USB port is located on the right side at the back of the printer.
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Windows
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Align the Pr i n t H e a d
(C)
When the Print Head Alignment screen appears, load a sheet of supplied speciality paper (MP-101) in
the Rear Tray (C).
• Be sure to use the supplied speciality paper (MP-101) for Automatic Print Head Alignment.
• MP-101 cannot be fed from the Cassette. Load it in the Rear Tray.
• MP-101 has the front and back sides. Load it with the whiter side facing up.
• For details, refer to "6 Loading Paper" on page 22.
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Click Execute.
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(D)
When the Start Print Head Alignment screen appears, click
Align Print Head.
Make sure that the pattern shown is printed, then click Next on the
Print Head Alignment screen.
Click OK in the subsequent message.
Print Head Alignment is now complete.
Printing of the pattern starts.
• Wait until the pattern printing ends (about 7 minutes), and go
to the next step.
• When Print Head Alignment cannot be executed properly, the Alarm lamp
will flash orange 11 times. In this case, refer to "When Printing Becomes
Faint or Colors Are Incorrect" in the on-screen manual: Basic Guide.
• Make sure that the Output Tray Extension (D) is extended.
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• The pattern is printed in blue and black.
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(E)
When the Load plain paper into the cassette screen appears, load plain paper in
the Cassette (E) and click Next.
• For details, refer to "6 Loading Paper" on page 22.
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Click Next.
It may take a while for the next screen to appear. Click Next only once.
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When the Extended Survey
Program screen appears, confirm
the message.
Click Exit.
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Serial Number
*******
Click Next.
If connected to the Internet, the user registration page appears. Follow the onscreen instructions to register your product. You will need your product serial
number, which is located on the inside of the printer.
If you can agree, click Agree.
If you click Do not agree, the
Extended Survey Program will not
be installed. (This has no effect on the
printer's functionality.)
If Restart is displayed, make sure
that the Restart the system now
(recommended) check box is
selected, then click Restart. Remove
the CD-ROM after clicking Restart
and restarting the computer.
• Internet connection is required. (Connection fees apply.)
• To register later, click Cancel. User Registration can be started from the
Solution Menu icon. For details, refer to "Solution Menu" on page 26.
Next, read "6 Loading Paper" on page 22!
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Macintosh
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USB
Connect one end of the USB cable to the
computer and the other to the printer.
Make sure the printer is turned on.
• The USB port is located on the right side at the
back of the printer.
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Turn on the computer, then
insert the Setup CD-ROM
into the CD-ROM drive.
Double-click the Setup icon.
If the CD-ROM folder does not
open automatically, double-click the
CANON_IJ icon on the desktop.
Enter your administrator name
and password. Click OK.
If you do not know your
administrator name or password,
click Help, then follow the onscreen instructions.
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Click Easy Install.
Click Install.
The drivers, application software, and on-screen
manuals are installed automatically.
Move the cursor over items to display
explanations.
• If you want to select particular items to install,
click Custom Install and follow the
on-screen instructions to proceed with the
installation.
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Read the License Agreement screen
carefully and click Yes.
Installation starts.
• Follow any on-screen instructions to install
the software.
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Macintosh
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A l i g n t h e Print Head
(A)
When the Start Setup screen appears,
click Execute.
Click Restart.
The Print Head Alignment screen appears
after the computer has been restarted.
Load a sheet of supplied speciality paper (MP-101) into the
Rear Tray (A).
• Be sure to use the supplied speciality paper (MP-101) for Automatic
Print Head Alignment.
• MP-101 cannot be fed from the Cassette. Load it in the Rear Tray.
• MP-101 has the front and back sides. Load it with the whiter side
facing up.
• For details, refer to "6 Loading Paper" on page 22.
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(B)
Click Execute.
When this screen appears, click OK.
Printing of the pattern starts.
• Wait until the pattern printing ends (about 7 minutes), and go to the next step.
• Make sure that the Output Tray Extension (B) is extended.
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Macintosh
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(C)
Make sure that the pattern shown is printed.
Print Head Alignment is now complete.
When the Load plain paper into the cassette screen appears, load plain
paper in the Cassette (C) and click Next.
• When Print Head Alignment cannot be executed properly, the Alarm lamp will
flash orange 11 times. In this case, refer to "When Printing Becomes Faint or
Colors Are Incorrect" in the on-screen manual: Basic Guide.
• The pattern is printed in blue and black.
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• For details, refer to "6 Loading Paper" on page 22.
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Serial Number
*******
Click Next.
Click Next.
Click Exit.
If connected to the Internet, the user registration page appears. Follow the onscreen instructions to register your product. You will need your product serial
number, which is located on the inside of the printer.
Remove the Setup CD-ROM and keep
it in a safe place.
• Internet connection is required. (Connection fees apply.)
• To register later, click Cancel. User Registration can be started from the
Solution Menu icon. For details, refer to "Solution Menu" on page 26.
Next, read "6 Loading Paper" on page 22!
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Loading Paper
This section explains how to
load paper in the Cassette (A)
and Rear Tray (B).
(D)
(B)
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Load in the Cassette
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(E)
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(A)
(H)
(A)
(C)
Pull out the Cassette (A) and
remove the Cover (E).
The Cassette (A) supports plain
paper (C) only. To print Photo
Paper/Hagaki (D), be sure to
load it in the Rear Tray (B).
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Pull the Tab (F) in the direction of
the arrow and extend the Cassette.
Move the Paper Guides (G) and (H)
to both edges.
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(G)
(E)
(H)
Load paper.
Slide the Paper Guide (H) to
align with the mark of paper
size.
The Paper Guide (H) will
stop when it aligns with the
corresponding mark of paper
size.
• Load paper with the
printing side facing
down.
• There may be a little space
between the Paper Guide
and the paper stack.
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Slide the Paper Guide (G) against
left edge of the paper.
Do not exceed the Load Limit Mark (I).
Attach the Cover (E) and insert
the Cassette into the printer until
it clicks into place.
• To print on speciality paper, be
sure to load it in the Rear Tray.
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Loading Paper
Load paper in the Rear Tray
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(K)
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(L)
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Open the Rear Tray Cover
(J), and pull up the Paper
Support (K).
Move the Paper Guides (L) to both
edges.
Load paper in the center of the
Rear Tray.
(L)
Slide the left and right Paper Guides
(L) against both edges of the paper.
Do not exceed the Load Limit Mark (M).
• Load paper in portrait orientation
with the printing side facing up.
• For details on media sizes and types
you can use, refer to "Loading Paper"
in the on-screen manual: Basic Guide.
Printer installation is now complete!
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After Installing the Printer
■ Ma n u a l s
Safety Precautions
Getting Started
(this manual)
Safety and Environment
I n f o r m a t i on
Basic Guide
(on-screen manua l )
Advanced Guide
(on-screen manual)
For proper use, read safety
precautions before using the
product.
Describes how to set up and use
your printer. Introduces the printer
and its functions, the included
manuals and application software.
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Describes the basic operations
and gives an introduction to other
functions available.
Describes various operating
procedures to make full use
of the printer. Also includes
"Troubleshooting" information for
your printer.
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After Installing the Printer
■ Sol u t i o n M e n u
Solution Menu is a g a t e w a y t o f u n c t i o n s a n d i n f o r m a t i o n t h a t a l l o w y o u t o m a k e f u l l u se of the printer!
Example: Windows Vista
Open various applications and on-screen manuals with a single click.
You can start Solution Menu from the Solution Menu icon on the desktop (Windows) or on
the Dock (Macintosh).
If you have a problem with printer settings, click the Change settings or find solutions to
problems icon in Solution Menu to open My Printer (Windows only).
*The buttons displayed vary depending on the country or region of purchase.
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■ Usi n g Yo u r P r i n t e r
This printer allows you to print in various ways using the printer driver and application software installed on the computer.
For example, you can print borderless photos, and create your own calendar etc. easily.
For detailed operating procedures and functions, refer to the on-screen manuals.
Now let’s use the printer!
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Print Photos from a Computer
Easy-PhotoPrint EX allows you to print photos easily.
This section explains how to print borderless photos using 4" x 6" size Photo Paper Plus Glossy II. The screens are based on Windows Vista.
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In Solution Menu, click OneClick to Photo Print.
Select the image you want to print
in a folder, then click Layout/Print.
Load a sheet of photo paper in the Rear
Tray (A) in portrait orientation.
Easy-PhotoPrint EX starts.
When a photo is selected, the number
of copies is set to "1."
Load paper with the printing side facing up.
• For opening Solution Menu, refer to "Solution Menu" on page 26.
• For more information refer to the on-screen manual: Advanced Guide.
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• For details, refer to "6 Loading Paper" on
page 22.
Click Print.
Printing will start.
• On Macintosh, if the Print screen
is displayed, click Print to start
printing.
Specifications
Minimum System Requirements
General Specifications
Printing resolution
(dpi)
Interface
9600 (horizontal)* x 2400 (vertical)
* Ink droplets can be placed with a pitch of 1/9600 inch at
minimum.
USB Port:
Hi-Speed USB*
Direct Print Port:
PictBridge
* A computer that complies with Hi-Speed USB standard
is required. Since the Hi-Speed USB interface is fully
upwardly compatible with USB 1.1, it can be used at
USB 1.1.
Print width
8 inches / 203.2 mm
(for Borderless Printing: 8.5 inches / 216 mm)
Acoustic noise level Approx. 45.5 dB(A)
* When printing in the standard print quality mode on
Photo Paper Plus Glossy II.
Operating
Temperature: 5 to 35°C (41 to 95°F)
environment
Humidity: 10 to 90% RH (no condensation)
Storage
Temperature: 0 to 40°C (32 to 104°F)
environment
Humidity: 5 to 95% RH (no condensation)
Power supply
AC 100-240V, 50/60 Hz
Power consumption Printing: Approx. 14 W
Standby (minimum): Approx. 1.3 W
OFF: Approx. 0.5 W
External dimensions Approx. 17.0(W) x 11.7(D) x 6.0(H) inches
Approx. 431(W) x 296(D) x 153(H) mm
* With the Paper Support and Paper Output Tray retracted.
Weight
Approx. 5.7 kg (Approx. 12.4 lb)
* With the Print Head and ink tanks installed.
Print Head/ink
Total 4,416 nozzles (PgBK 320 nozzles, Y/DyeBK each
512 nozzles, C/M each 1,536 nozzles)
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Additional System Requirements for the on-screen manuals
Conform to the operating system’s requirements when higher than those given here.
Operating System
Processor
RAM
Windows Vista
1 GHz processor
512 MB
Mac OS X v.10.5
Intel processor, PowerPC G5,
PowerPC G4
(867 MHz or faster)
512 MB
Windows XP SP2
300 MHz processor
128 MB
Mac OS X v.10.4
Intel processor, PowerPC G5,
PowerPC G4, PowerPC G3
256 MB
Windows 2000 Professional SP4
300 MHz processor
128 MB
Mac OS X v.10.3.9
PowerPC G5, PowerPC G4,
PowerPC G3
128 MB
Note: Operation can only be
Note: Hard Disk must be formatted
guaranteed on a PC with Windows as Mac OS Extended (Journaled)
Vista, XP or 2000 pre-installed.
or Mac OS Extended.
Browser
Internet Explorer 6.0 or later
Safari
Hard Disk Space
450 MB
550 MB
Note: For bundled software
Note: For bundled software
installation.
installation.
CD-ROM Drive
Required
Display
SVGA 800 x 600
XGA 1024 x 768
• To upgrade from Windows XP to Windows Vista, first uninstall software bundled with the
Canon inkjet printer.
Browser: Easy Guide Viewer
Note: Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or
later must be installed. The on-screen
manual may not be displayed properly
depending on your operating system or
Internet Explorer version. We recommend
that you keep your system up to date with
Windows Update.
Browser: Help Viewer
Note: The on-screen manual may not be
displayed properly depending on your
operating system. We recommend that
you keep your system up to date.
Specifications are subject to change without notice.
About Consumables
Consumables (ink tanks / FINE Cartridges) are available
for 5 years after production has stopped.
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Getting Help from Canon
Email Tech Support — www.canontechsupport.com
Toll-Free Live Tech Support— (1-800-828-4040)
This option provides live telephone technical support, free of service charges,
Monday-Friday (excluding holidays), during the warranty period.
Telephone Device for the Deaf (TDD) support is available at (1-866-251-3752).
Ordering Information
The following ink tanks are compatible with this product.
CLI-221 Black
CLI-221 Magenta
CLI-221 Cyan
PGI-220 Black
CLI-221 Yellow
Order #
2946B001
2948B001
2947B001
2945B001
2949B001
Call 1-800-OK-CANON to locate a dealer near you, or visit the Canon eStore at
www.canonestore.com
www.usa.canon.com
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