Canon Check Reader
Startup Manual
Please read this manual before operating this unit. After you finish
reading this manual, store it in a safe place for future reference.
Before Connecting the Canon CR-55
Install the accompanying software before connecting the Canon
CR-55 to a computer.
STEP1 Install the Software
Use the accompanying setup disc to install Scanning Utility for CR-55. (See p. 17.)
Installer Screen
Do not connect the CR-55 to a computer before installing the
software. If you do connect the CR-55 before installing the
software and the following dialog box is displayed, click [Cancel].
STEP2 Connect the CR-55 to the Computer
Use the accompanying USB cable to connect the CR-55 to the computer. (See p. 22.)
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INTRODUCTION
Thank you for purchasing the Canon CR-55 Check Reader scanner. Please
read this manual thoroughly before using the machine to familiarize yourself
with its capabilities, and to make the most of its many functions. After reading
this manual, store it in a safe place for future reference.
Manuals for the Check Reader
The Canon CR-55 Check Reader has a Startup Manual (this manual) and
online help.
Please refer to the Startup Manual regarding the handling of the scanner, such
as installation of software and setting up the scanner. The online help explains
how to use the enclosed software, Scanning Utility for CR-55.
Canon Check Reader
Canon Check Reader
Startup Manual
Startup Manual
Please read this manual before operating this unit. After you finish
reading this manual, store it in a safe place for future reference.
Startup Manual
Explains how to set up the scanner,
make connections, install software, and
other procedures.
Be sure to read it before using the
scanner.
Please read this manual before operating this unit. After you finish
reading this manual, store it in a safe place for future reference.
Installing the Scanner
(See p. 15.)
Installing the Scanning
Utility (See p. 17.)
Canon Driver Help
Explains how to use the Canon
Driver for CR-55.
Scanning Utility Help
Explains how to use the
Scanning Utility for CR-55.
INTRODUCTION
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Symbols Used in This Manual
The follwing symbols are used in this manual to explain procedures,
restrictions, handling precautions, and instructions that should be observed for
safety.
WARNING
Indicates a warning concerning operations that may lead to death
or injury to persons if not performed correctly. To use the
machine safely, always pay attention to these warnings.
CAUTION
Indicates a caution concerning operations that may lead to injury
to persons, or damage to property if not performed correctly. To
use the machine safely, always pay attention to these cautions.
IMPORTANT
Indicates operational requirements and restrictions. Be sure to read these items
carefully to operate the machine correctly, and avoid damage to the machine.
Note
Indicates a clarification of an operation, or contains additional explanations
for a procedure. Reading these notes is highly recommended.
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INTRODUCTION
Contents
INTRODUCTION .......................................................................................................... 1
Manuals for the Check Reader ......................................................................................... 1
Symbols Used in This Manual ........................................................................................ 2
Before Using the Scanner ......................................................................................... 4
Important Safety Instructions ......................................................................................... 4
Installation Location .........................................................................................................
Power ...............................................................................................................................
Moving the Scanner .........................................................................................................
Handling ...........................................................................................................................
Disposal ............................................................................................................................
4
5
5
6
7
Features of the CR-55 .................................................................................................... 8
Checking the Packing List .............................................................................................. 9
Removing the Protective Packing Tape .......................................................................... 10
Names and Functions of Parts ..................................................................................... 12
Installing the Scanner .............................................................................................. 15
Installation Requirements ............................................................................................
Installation Procedure ..................................................................................................
Installing the Scanning Utility .......................................................................................
Connecting the Power Cord .........................................................................................
Connecting the Scanner to Your PC .............................................................................
Turning the Power ON/OFF ..........................................................................................
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16
17
21
22
23
Turning the Power ON .................................................................................................... 23
Turning the Power OFF .................................................................................................. 26
Installing the Ink Cartridge ........................................................................................... 27
Installation Procedure .................................................................................................... 27
Scanning Utility Software ........................................................................................ 31
Using the Scanning Utility ............................................................................................ 31
Uninstalling the Scanning Utility ................................................................................... 34
Using the Scanner .................................................................................................... 37
Documents ................................................................................................................... 37
Document Types ............................................................................................................. 37
Placing Documents ........................................................................................................ 38
Calibrating Paper Thickness ........................................................................................ 40
Adjusting the Print Position .......................................................................................... 43
Double Feed Detection ................................................................................................ 44
Regular Maintenance ............................................................................................... 45
Cleaning the Scanner .....................................................................................................
Cleaning the Inside of the Scanner ................................................................................
Cleaning the Sensor Glass and the Rollers ...................................................................
Cleaning the Magnetic Heads ........................................................................................
Cleaning Around the Ink Head and Ink Absorber ...........................................................
45
45
46
49
50
Replacing the Ink Cartridge ......................................................................................... 53
Troubleshooting ....................................................................................................... 55
Clearing a Paper Jam ..................................................................................................
The Scanner Does Not Turn ON ..................................................................................
The PC Does Not Recognize the Scanner ...................................................................
Scanning Is Slow ..........................................................................................................
Images Are Not Scanned .............................................................................................
Documents Do Not Feed Properly ...............................................................................
Scanned Images Are Not Correct ................................................................................
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57
58
58
59
59
60
Specifications ........................................................................................................... 61
Index ............................................................................................................. 63
Contents
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Before Using the Scanner
Important Safety Instructions
In order to ensure safe operation, be certain to read the cautions described
below.
Installation Location
The performance of this scanner is affected by the environment in which it is
installed. Make sure that the location where the scanner is installed meets the
following environmental requirements:
• Avoid locations exposed to direct sunlight. If the scanner must be placed in
such a spot, hang a heavy curtain, or similar object to shade the scanner.
• Avoid dusty locations. Dust can get inside the scanner and cause problems.
• Avoid warm or humid locations, such as in the vicinity of a water faucet,
water heater, or humidifier, and avoid locations where the fumes from
ammonia, paint thinner, or other volatile chemicals may be present.
• Avoid unstable surfaces and locations subject to vibration.
• Avoid locations that are subject to rapid temperature changes.
Condensation inside of the scanner can result in inferior image quality. Use
this scanner under the following environmental conditions:
Temperature: 10˚C to 32.5˚C (50˚F to 90.5˚F)
Humidity:
20% to 80% RH
20% to 50% RH when using the imprinter
• Avoid locating the scanner near equipment that generates electromagnetic
fields, including speakers, televisions, and radios.
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Before Using the Scanner
Power
• Connect only to a power outlet of the rated voltage and power supply
frequency (either 120 V, 60 Hz or 220-240 V, 50/60 Hz, depending on your
region).
• Do not connect to power outlets with other electrical devices. Also, when
using an extension cord, make sure that the extension cord is rated for the
current requirements of the scanner.
• Disassembling and/or reassembling the AC adapter is extremely dangerous
and should not be attempted under any circumstances.
• Do not place heavy objects on the AC adapter or power cord. Do not place
the adapter or cords in an area where they are likely to be stepped on.
• Do not use the power cord while it is bundled.
• Never pull directly on the power cord. To remove the plug from the outlet,
grasp the plug directly and remove it from the outlet.
• Keep the area around the power plug clear of articles so that the power plug
can be disconnected in an emergency.
• Use only the AC adapter provided with the product. Do not use the scanner’s
AC adapter with any other product.
Model: MG1-3607
• If you have any questions about the AC adapter, contact your local
authorized Canon dealer or service representative for further information.
Moving the Scanner
• The scanner weighs approximately 4.4 lb (2 kg). When moving the
scanner, always hold it with both hands to avoid dropping it. If held with
one hand it can fall and be damaged or break.
• Make sure to disconnect the interface cable and power cord. If the scanner
is transported with these items plugged in, the plugs and connectors may be
damaged due to physical shock.
Before Using the Scanner
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Handling
WARNING
• Do not place flammable chemicals, such as alcohol or paint thinner, near
the scanner.
• Do not cut, damage, or modify the power cord. Do not place heavy objects
on the power cord, do not pull on the power cord, and do not bend the
power cord sharply.
• Do not plug in or unplug the power cord with wet hands.
• Do not use multioutlet adapters to connect multiple devices to one outlet.
• Do not tie up or bundle the power cord. Push the plug in as far as it will go
when plugging in the power cord.
• Only use the power cord that was provided with this scanner.
• Do not attempt to disassemble or modify this scanner.
• Do not use flammable sprays near this scanner.
• Always turn the scanner OFF and unplug the power cord before cleaning
this scanner.
• To clean this scanner, dampen a cloth in a mild detergent solution and then
wring the cloth out thoroughly. Do not use flammable liquids to clean the
scanner, including alcohol, benzene, or paint thinner.
• If the scanner ever makes a strange noise, emits smoke or a strange odor,
becomes hot, or if the scanner does not operate at all even though the
power is ON, immediately turn the scanner OFF and unplug the power
cord. Contact your local authorized Canon dealer or service representative
to have the scanner serviced.
• Do not drop, kick, or otherwise strike the scanner. If the scanner does
somehow become damaged, immediately turn the scanner OFF and unplug
the power cord. Contact your local authorized Canon dealer or service
representative to have the scanner serviced.
• Always turn the scanner OFF and unplug the power cord before moving the
scanner.
CAUTION
• Do not install the scanner on a wobbly platform, a sloped surface, or any
other type of unstable location. Do not install the scanner in a location that
is subject to vibration. The scanner could injure someone if it falls or tips
over.
• Do not block the ventilation openings. Doing so could cause the scanner to
overheat, creating a risk of fire.
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Before Using the Scanner
• Do not place paper clips, staples, necklaces, or any other metallic objects
on top of the scanner. Liquids or small metallic objects that get inside of
the scanner create a risk of fire or electrical shock. If such foreign matter
does get inside of the scanner, unplug the power cord immediately, and
then contact your local authorized Canon dealer or service representative
for assistance.
• Do not install the scanner in a dusty or humid location. Doing so creates a
risk of fire or electrical shock.
• Do not place objects on top of the scanner. The object could injure
someone if it falls or tips over.
• To prevent any risk of fire or electrical shock, be sure that the power source
meets the power requirements of the scanner.
• When unplugging the power cord, always grasp the plug. Pulling on the
cord itself could expose or break the wires in the power cord, damaging the
cord and creating a risk of fire or electrical shock.
• To allow you to easily unplug the power cord at any time, do not place
other objects around the power outlet. Such obstacles could prevent you
from unplugging the power cord quickly in an emergency.
• Do not spill liquids or flammable chemicals (such as alcohol, paint thinner,
or benzene) on the scanner. Doing so creates a risk of fire or electrical
shock.
• If the scanner will not be used for an extended period of time, unplug the
power cord for safety’s sake.
• When operating this scanner, avoid wearing loose fitting clothing, dangling
jewelry, or other material that could get pulled into the scanner. Injury
could result. Be especially careful if you are wearing a necktie or have long
hair. In the event that some article or clothing does get caught in the
scanner, turn the power OFF immediately.
• Be careful when placing paper in the scanner and when removing jammed
paper. It is possible to cut your hand on the edge of a sheet of paper.
Disposal
When disposing of this scanner, be sure to follow all local ordinances and
laws or consult with the retailer who sold you the scanner.
Before Using the Scanner
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Features of the CR-55
The Canon CR-55 Check Reader is a scanner with magnetic heads that can
read checks and other documents that are printed with MICR (Magnetic Ink
Character Recognition) compatible fonts and is capable of OCR (Optical
Character Recognition).
The main features of the CR-55 are listed below.
■ Compact Size
5.5" x 8.8" x 7.4" (W x D x H), 140 mm x 223 mm x 188 mm (W x D x H)
■ Supports Large Documents
Documents up to 4.2" x 9.0" (106 mm x 228 mm) can be scanned.
■ USB 2.0 Interface
Connecting to a computer is done with Hi-Speed USB 2.0 protocol.
■ Color/Grayscale Support
Documents can be scanned in 24-bit color or 256-level grayscale in
addition to black & white.
■ Reads MICR Characters
A magnetic head is used to scan MICR characters that have been printed
with magnetic ink or toner.
■ Supports OCR (Optical Character Recognition)
Character images, such as E13B, OCR-A, OCR-B, and check writer are
recognized as characters by the OCR function.
■ Easy Maintenance
Maintenance covers make handling paper jams and cleaning easy.
■ Imprinter
An imprinter mechanism, which prints text on documents as they are
scanned, comes standard equipped with the scanner. The imprinter’s ink
cartridge is not included, and must be purchased separately. (See p. 27.)
■ Paper Thickness Adjustment Dial
Adjusts the gap between the separation roller and feeding roller to the
thickness of the paper being fed. (See p. 42.)
■ Double Feed Detection Sensor
The scanner can detect double fed documents via an infrared sensor. (See
p. 44.)
Note
Some functions may not be available depending on the software you are
using.
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Before Using the Scanner
Checking the Packing List
The contents of the carton in which this scanner is shipped are described
below. If anything is missing or damaged, contact your local authorized
Canon dealer or service representative.
CR-55 Scanner
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Startup Manual
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Warranty Card
(U.S.A. and Canada only)
CR-55
Setup Disc
(CD-ROM)
USB Interface Cable
Registration Card
(U.S.A. and Canada only)
Note
• Remove all of the protective tape from the CR-55. (See “Removing the
Protective Packing Tape,” on page 10.)
• The CR-55 setup disk is in the Startup Manual (this manual).
• Items included in this package may change without notice.
• Keep the carton and the packing material for future use if it is ever
necessary to store or transport the scanner.
Before Using the Scanner
9
Removing the Protective Packing Tape
Remove all of the protective packing tape before using the scanner.
1
Remove the protective tape (indicated by the ▼) from the scanner.
2
While lowering the OPEN lever, open the reading unit.
Reading Unit
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Before Using the Scanner
3
Remove the protective tape (indicated by the ▼) from the reading unit.
4
Gently close the reading unit until it clicks into place.
Before Using the Scanner
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Names and Functions of Parts
This section explains the name and function of each part. Familiarize yourself
with the parts before installing the scanner.
■ Front View
Document Feed
Opening
Imprinter Cover
Document Eject
Opening
Maintenance Cover
Open this cover to
clear paper jams or
clean the scanner.
(See p. 46 and p. 56.)
Eject Stopper
Adjust to match the
length of the document.
(See p. 39.)
Document
Feed Tray
Pull out to load
documents. (See p. 38.)
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Before Using the Scanner
Paper Thickness
Adjustment Dial
Adjust the gap between the
separation roller and feeding
roller to the thickness of the
paper being fed. (See p. 42.)
Power Indicator
Lights green when the power
is turned ON. (See p. 23.)
■ Inside of the Imprinter Cover
Ink Cartridge
The ink cartridge is not
included, and must be
purchased separately.
(See p. 27.)
Print Position Adjustment
Lever
Adjusts the print position.
(See p. 43.)
Lock Lever
Locks the ink cartridge in place.
(See p. 29 and p. 54.)
■ Inside of the Maintenance Cover
Ink Absorber
Absorbs any ink that leaks
out of the ink cartridge.
(See p. 50.)
Magnetic Heads for MICR
Reads MICR text printed in
magnetic ink. (See p. 49.)
Separation Roller
Separates a stack of documents into
single sheets one by one. (See p. 42.)
Feeding Roller
Feeds the document. (See p. 42.)
Before Using the Scanner
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■ Rear View
Reading Unit
(Access Hatch)
Open to clear paper jams
or clean the scanner.
(See p. 46 and p. 56.)
Connectors/
Power Switch
■ Connectors/Power Switch
Power Switch
Turns the scanner power ON
or OFF. (See p. 23 and p. 26.)
Power Connector
Connect the included AC
adapter plug. (See p. 21.)
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Before Using the Scanner
USB Connector
Connect a Hi-Speed
USB 2.0 compliant USB
cable. (See p. 22.)
Installing the Scanner
Installation Requirements
In order to use the CR-55, your computer must satisfy the following system
requirements:
• A computer that meets the following specifications:
• CPU: Pentium 4 (1.5 GHz or higher)
• Memory: 256 MB or more
• Hard disk: 400 MB or more available space
• CD-ROM drive
• Hi-Speed USB 2.0 interface
• Extension slot: PCI or CardBus (for interface cards)
• Monitor: Resolution of 1024 x 768 (XGA) or better recommended
• Use the standard equipped Hi-Speed USB 2.0 interface,or use one of the
following interfaces that are recommended for this scanner:
• Adaptec USB 2.0 interface cards (PCI bus type)
• USB2connect2000LP (AUA-2000)
• USB2connect3100 (AUA-3100LP)
• USB2connect5100LP (AUA-5100)
• Adaptec USB 2.0 interface cards (card bus type)
• USB2connect for Notebooks (AUA-1420)
• One of the following operating systems:
• Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional SP3 or later
• Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP1 or later
• Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition SP1 or later
IMPORTANT
• Use the most recent version of the USB 2.0 driver provided by Microsoft.
Contact your local authorized Canon dealer or service representative for
more detailed information.
• Computer operations are not guaranteed for all standard equipped computer
USB interfaces. If the computer’s standard USB interface does not operate
normally, then use a recommended Hi-Speed USB 2.0 interface card.
• The USB cable you use should be the one originally bundled with the
scanner, or a Hi-Speed USB 2.0 compatible cable.
• If the CPU, memory, interface card, and other specifications do not satisfy the
installation requirements, the scanning speed may be greatly reduced and
transmission may take a long time.
• Even if the computer satisfies the recommended specifications, the
scanning speed may vary, depending on the scan settings.
• Make sure that the device driver and application software that you will be
using are compatible with your PC, the system configuration, and the
type of interface card that you are using.
Installing the Scanner
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Installation Procedure
When installing the CR-55 for the first time, be sure to install the
accompanying application software before connecting the CR-55 to the
computer.
The procedure for installing the scanner is outlined below.
1. Install Scanning Utility for CR-55.
(See “Installing the Scanning Utility,” on p. 17.)
2. Connect the power cord to the scanner.
(See “Connecting the Power Cord,” on p. 21.)
3. Connect the scanner to the PC.
(See “Connecting the Scanner to Your PC,” on p. 22.)
4. Turn ON the scanner.
(See “Turning the Power ON,” on p. 23.)
Note
Do not connect the CR-55 before installing the accompanying application
software. Connecting the CR-55 to a computer before installing the
application software will cause the Found New Hardware Wizard to appear.
If this happens, click [Cancel] to exit the wizard.
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Installing the Scanner
Installing the Scanning Utility
Scanning Utility for CR-55 is dedicated application software for the CR-55.
After installing the scanning utility, the installer proceeds to install the CR-55
device driver.
1
2
3
4
Turn ON your computer. Windows starts.
Log on as a user with Administrator privileges.
Insert the setup disc into the PC’s CD-ROM drive.
Click the [Start] button, and then select [Run].
The [Run] dialog box appears.
5
In the Open box, enter “D:\SU55\SETUP.EXE” (assuming that “D” is the
letter assigned to your CD-ROM drive), and then click the [OK] button.
The installer starts.
Installing the Scanner
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6
Follow the instructions that appear on the screen to install the software.
1. Select the installation language, and then click [OK].
2. Read the Welcome text, and then click [Next].
3. Read the License Agreement text, and then click [Yes].
4. Read the Choose Destination Location text, and then click [Next].
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Installing the Scanner
5. Installation of the scanning utility starts.
6. After the scanning utility is installed, installation of the Canon driver starts.
7. This completes the installation.
Installing the Scanner
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7
After installation is complete, click the [Finish] button to exit the installer.
Note
Installing the scanning utility will put the [Scanning Utility for CR-55] icon
on your Windows Start menu. (See “Using the Scanning Utility,” on p. 31.)
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Installing the Scanner
Connecting the Power Cord
Perform the following steps to connect the power cord.
WARNING
• Make sure to use the power cord and AC adaptor provided
with the scanner.
• Make sure the scanner is turned OFF when performing this
operation.
1
Connect the bundled power cord q to the AC adaptor.
2
Connect the AC adaptor power cord into the power connector w on the rear
of the scanner, and connect the power connect into a power outlet e.
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Connecting the Scanner to Your PC
This section describes the procedure for connecting the scanner to a computer
using a USB connection.
USB Interface Connection
• If the interface is not Hi-Speed USB 2.0 compatible, the scanning speed
will be slower.
• Be sure to use the USB cable bundled with the scanner or a Hi-Speed
USB 2.0 compatible cable.
• When using a USB extension card that supports Hi-Speed USB 2.0, be
sure to choose one verified for use with the scanner. (See p. 15.)
1
2
Connect the type A plug to the scanner.
Connect the type B plug to the computer.
Computer
CR-55
Hi-Speed USB 2.0 compatible cable
Type A Plug
Type B Plug
Note
• The CR-55 passed the Hi-Speed USB 2.0 certification test. However,
computer operations are not guaranteed for all standard equipped
computer USB interfaces. If the computer’s standard USB interface does
not operate normally, then use a recommended Hi-Speed USB 2.0
interface card.
• When using a USB hub, be sure to use the one compatible with USB 2.0.
• When the application is running, do not turn the scanner OFF or unplug
the interface cable.
• Do not connect multiple CR-55 scanners to one computer.
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Installing the Scanner
Turning the Power ON/OFF
Follow the procedures described below when turning the power ON or OFF.
Turning the Power ON
1
2
3
Turn ON your computer, Windows starts.
Log on as a user with Administrator privileges.
Turn ON the scanner.
The power switch is on the rear of the scanner.
Push the power switch to the right to turn ON the scanner. The power
indicator lights green when the power is ON.
WARNING
If the scanner makes a strange noise, emits smoke or a strange odor,
becomes hot, or if the scanner does not operate at all even though
the power is ON, immediately turn the scanner OFF and disconnect
the power cord from the power outlet. Contact your local authorized
Canon dealer or service representative to have the scanner serviced.
4
Windows recognizes the scanner as CANON CR-55 USB and installs the
device driver.
The INF file is installed by the scanning utility. The dialog box that is
displayed depends on the Windows version:
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• Windows 2000 Professional
The Digital Signature Not Found dialog box is displayed. Click [Yes] to
continue installation.
• Windows XP
The Found New Hardware Wizard starts.
1. On the Welcome to the Found New Hardware Wizard screen, select [Install
the software automatically (Recommended)], and then click the [Next] button.
2. The Hardware Installation dialog box is displayed. Although a message
is displayed indicating that the driver "has not passed Windows logo
testing", click the [Continue Anyway] button.
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3. Click the [Finish] button on the Completing the Found New Hardware
Wizard screen.
Note
The CR-55 is registered as “CANON CR-55 USB” in the Imaging Device
directory.
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Turning the Power OFF
CAUTION
If the scanner will not be used for an extended period of time,
unplug the power cord for safety’s sake.
1
2
Exit the scanning utility.
Turn OFF the scanner.
The power switch is located on the lower left rear corner of the scanner. To
turn the scanner OFF, push the power switch to the left. When the power
indicator turns OFF, the scanner is OFF.
Note
• Exit the scanning utility before turning OFF the scanner. Turning OFF
the scanner before exiting the scanning utility can cause unstable
operation of the computer.
• Wait at least 10 seconds before turning the scanner back ON after it has
been turned OFF.
WARNING
If the scanner makes a strange noise, emits smoke or a strange
odor, becomes hot, or if the scanner does not operate at all even
though the power is ON, immediately turn the scanner OFF and
disconnect the power cord from the power outlet. Contact your
local authorized Canon dealer or service representative to have
the scanner serviced.
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Installing the Scanner
Installing the Ink Cartridge
This section describes how to prepare the ink cartridge so that you can use the
imprinter to print text on scanned documents.
The ink cartridge is not included with the scanner. Purchase an ink cartridge
separately, as shown below.
Manufacturer: Hewlett Packard
Model numbers: C6602B (blue)
C6602G (green)
C6602R (red)
Installation Procedure
Perform the following steps to install the ink cartridge.
1
Hook your finger around the open lever and open the maintenance cover.
Note
When you open the maintenance cover, the power indicator blinks.
2
Open the imprinter cover.
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3
Remove the ink cartridge from its bag.
Tag
Ink Jet Nozzle
Contacts
IMPORTANT
Do not touch the ink cartridge contacts. This can cause a bad electrical
contact and reduced print quality.
4
Grasp the tag and then peel off the tape covering the ink jet nozzle.
IMPORTANT
Do not touch the ink jet nozzle or contacts after peeling off the tag and tape.
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5
Load the ink cartridge as illustrated.
6
Push in the ink cartridge until it clicks into place.
7
Make sure that the ink cartridge lock lever locks the ink cartridge into the
correct position.
If the cartridge does not load
properly, see p. 30.
Ink Cartridge Lock Lever
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IMPORTANT
If the ink head drops back when installed, the two ink cartridge pins will not
fit into the holes on the carriage. Push back the ink cartridge lock lever q
in the direction of the arrow and reset the cartridge in the correct position
w.
Ink Cartridge
Holes
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8
Gently close the imprinter cover.
9
Gently close the maintenance cover until it clicks into place.
Installing the Scanner
Ink Cartridge
Pins
Scanning Utility Software
Using the Scanning Utility
This section describes how to start and use the scanning utility.
To access the scanning utility help, start the scanning utility, click [Help] on
the menu bar, and then select [Help].
1
2
3
Turn the scanner power ON.
Turn ON your computer. Windows starts.
Click the [Start] button, point to [Programs] (when using Windows XP, point
to [All Programs]), and then click [Scanning Utility for CR55].
The scanning utility starts.
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4
On the [File] menu, click [Scanner Setting], and then specify the scanning
parameters.
Note
For details about how to configure scanning parameters, click the [Help]
button in the settings dialog box to view the Canon driver help.
5
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Execute the scan operation from the [Scan] menu.
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6
After scanning is complete, select [Exit] on the [File] menu to quit the
scanning utility.
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Uninstalling the Scanning Utility
Follow the procedure described below to uninstall the scanning utility.
IMPORTANT
You must uninstall Scanning Utility for CR-55 and Canon Driver for CR-55
separately.
1
2
Log on as a user with Administrator privileges.
Click the [Start] button, point to [Settings], and then click [Control Panel].
The [Control Panel] window is displayed.
Note
If you are using Windows XP, click the [Start] button, and then click
[Control Panel].
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3
Double-click the [Add/Remove Programs] icon.
The [Add/Remove Programs Properties] (for Windows XP, [Add or Remove
Programs]) dialog box is displayed.
Note
If you are using Windows XP, double-click the [Add or Remove Programs]
icon.
4
Select the application that you want to delete from the list in the dialog box,
and then click [Change/Remove].
The [Confirm File Deletion] dialog box appeares.
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5
Click the [Yes] button to start the uninstaller.
[Scanning Utility for CR-55] is selected.
[Canon Driver for CR-55] is selected.
Uninstallation starts.
6
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After the uninstall is complete, click the [OK] button to exit the uninstaller.
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Using the Scanner
Documents
Document Types
This scanner can scan documents of the following sizes:
Length
Height
Height:
2.0" to 4.2" (50 mm to 106 mm)
Length:
3.2" to 9.0" (80 mm to 228 mm)
Thickness: 0.003" to 0.008" (0.08 mm to 0.20 mm)
0.004" to 0.005" (0.10 mm to 0.14 mm) with Double Feed
Detection enabled
Weight:
17 to 40 lb bond (64 to 157 g/m2)
20 to 28 lb Bond (81 to 105 g/m2) with Double Feed Detection
enabled
IMPORTANT
A document must meet the following criteria to be scannable:
• Always make sure that the ink on a document is dry before scanning it.
Scanning documents before the ink is dry can make the scanning glass
and rollers dirty, resulting in lines on images.
• Always clean the rollers after scanning a document written in pencil.
Scanning documents that are written in pencil or similar material can
make the rollers dirty, which can then transfer the dirt to subsequent
documents.
• When scanning a two-sided document that is printed on thin paper, the
image on the opposite side of each page may show through. Adjust the
scanning intensity in the application software before scanning the
document.
• Exercise caution when scanning perforated documents. Documents with a
ragged edge along the perforation may jam and become damaged.
• Exercise caution when scanning documents with a glossy finish or
colored background, since they may be misdetected as double fed
documents. If misdetection of double feeds occurs often, turn off Double
Feed Detection. (See p. 44).
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• Scanning the following types of documents may cause a paper jam or
malfunction. To scan these types of documents, make a photocopy of the
document and then scan the photocopy.
Wrinkled or
creased
documents
Documents
with paper
clips or
staples
Curled
documents
Carbon
paper
Torn
documents
Coated
paper
Extremely
thin,
translucent
paper
Documents
with raggedly
torn
perforations
Placing Documents
This section describes how to place a document for scanning.
1
Pull out the document feed tray.
Note
• When scanning multiple documents, sort them into batches of uniform
paper quality and thickness and load each batch separately. Note that
loading mixed batches may cause paper jams.
• Load a maximum of 50 sheets or a document stack no higher than 0.2"
(5 mm) at a time.
• When scanning relatively thick (0.005" to 0.008" {0.15 mm to 0.2 mm})
documents, the feeding process may cause the document to curl and
cause paper jams at the document feed opening. For such documents,
load no more than 10 sheets at one time.
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2
Carefully align the edges of the documents.
3
Load the documents with their front sides facing right and with their edges
flush against the document load mark.
Document Load
Mark
4
Extend the eject stopper beyond the length of the loaded documents.
IMPORTANT
If the eject stopper is not pulled out far enough, a feeding error may occur.
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Calibrating Paper Thickness
Depending on the thickness of documents scanned with the CR-55 and the
paper thickness setting, double feeds or feeding errors may occur.
After installing the CR-55 or before scanning documents of a different
thickness, perform the procedure below to confirm that documents are
separated one sheet at a time. If documents do not feed correctly, use the
paper thickness adjustment dial to adjust the size of the gap between the
separation roller and feeding roller. (See p. 42.)
1
Start the Scanning Utility.
Note
For in structions on using the scanning utility, see “Using the Scanning
Utility,” on p. 31. You can also refer to the scanning utility help in the
[Help] menu.
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2
Pull out the document feed tray.
3
Load two documents with their edges flush against the mark.
Document Load
Mark
4
Adjust the position of the eject stopper. (If necessary, see the illustration in
step 4 on p. 39.)
5
Click [Scan Page] from the [File] menu and confirm that only one sheet is fed.
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6
If two sheets or no sheets are fed, adjust the gap between the separation roller
and feeding roller, as follows:
• If two document sheets are fed in at once, the gap between the separation
roller and feeding roller is too wide. Turn the paper thickness adjustment
dial clockwise in the range from 45º to 90º to narrow the gap between the
separation roller and feeding roller. Then repeat steps 3 to 5 and check that
feeding performs correctly.
• If no document is fed at all, the gap between the separation roller and
feeding roller is too narrow. Turn the paper adjustment dial counter
clockwise to widen the gap between the separation roller and feeding roller
until two document pages are fed at once. Then repeat steps 3 to 5 and
check that feeding performs correctly.
Paper Thickness
Adjustment Dial
7
42
When you have finished adjusting the separation roller gap, exit the scanning
utility.
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Adjusting the Print Position
Before using the imprinter, adjust the print position.
1
Open the imprinter cover.
Print Position Adjustment Lever
Carriage
2
While squeezing in both sides of the print position adjustment lever, move the
print cartridge carriage up or down to adjust the print position.
Note
You can adjust the print position by moving the print cartridge carriage up
or down, so that the distance between the document bottom edge and the
center of text is one of three levels: either 1.8” (43.5 mm), 1.9” (47 mm), or
2.0” (50.5 mm). (All values are approximate.)
1.7” (43.5 mm)
from document
bottom edge
3
1.9” (47 mm)
from document
bottom edge
2.0” (50.5 mm)
from document
bottom edge
Gently close the imprinter cover.
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Double Feed Detection
The scanner is equipped with an infrared double feed detection sensor that
automatically detects when two or more documents are fed at the same time
(double feed) while scanning continuously. When the scanner detects a double
feed, it stops scanning.
IMPORTANT
• The following types of document may be misdetected as double fed:
• Documents with a colored background
• Documents with a glossy finish
If misdetection of double feeds occurs often, turn off double feed detection.
• Double feed detection is valid for documents with a thickness within the
range 0.004” to 0.005” (0.10 mm to 0.14 mm). Double feeds cannot be
detected for thicker or thinner documents.
Note
For more details about how to configure scanning parameters, click the
[Help] button in the settings dialog box to view the Canon driver help.
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Regular Maintenance
Clean the scanner on a regular basis as described below to maintain peak
scanning quality.
CAUTION
• When cleaning the scanner, turn OFF the power switch and
disconnect the power cord from the power outlet.
• Do not use excessive force when removing or attaching the
rollers. Doing so may damage them.
• Never use paint thinner, alcohol, or other organic solvents to
clean the scanner. Such solvents can damage or discolor the
exterior of the scanner. They also create a risk of fire or
electrical shock.
Cleaning the Scanner
To clean the exterior of the scanner, dampen a cloth with water or a mild
detergent, wring the cloth out thoroughly, and then wipe the dirt away. Then
use a dry, soft cloth to wipe away any remaining moisture.
Cleaning the Inside of the Scanner
Dust or paper particles inside the scanner can cause lines in scanned images.
Use compressed air for regular cleaning of dust and paper particles from
inside the scanner. After finishing a large scanning job, you should turn OFF
the scanner and then clean off any paper particles that are remaining.
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Cleaning the Sensor Glass and the Rollers
If the scanned images have extraneous marks, or if the scanned documents
become dirty after scanning, then the sensor glass or rollers inside the scanner
may be dirty. Clean them periodically.
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1
Hook your finger around the open lever and open the maintenance cover.
2
While lowering the open lever, open the reading unit.
Regular Maintenance
3
Dampen a cloth with water, wring the cloth out thoroughly, and then wipe the
dirt off of the rollers while rotating them.
There are 18 rollers located in the positions illustrated below. (Rollers !3 and
!4 comprise two rollers each, an upper roller and a lower roller.)
Note
• Move roller t in the direction of the arrow to rotate rollers w, r, t,
!1, and !6.
When cleaning rollers w, r, t, !1, and !6, wipe them while rotating
roller t.
• Use a cotton swab to wipe the dirt off of the rollers that are difficult to
reach, such as rollers q, w, !0, !4, !5, and !6.
• Do not force the rollers if they will not turn. In this case, wipe dirt only
off of the exposed area.
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4
Use a commercially available cotton swab to gently wipe dirt off of the sensor
glass.
There are two sensor glass areas, one on each side. Use a cotton swab to wipe
dirt from the entire surface of each.
Sensor Glass
IMPORTANT
Scratches on the sensor glass may cause marks on the images and could
cause feeding errors. If there are scratches on the sensor glass, contact your
local authorized Canon dealer or service representative.
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5
Gently close the reading unit until it clicks into place.
6
Gently close the maintenance cover until it clicks into place.
Regular Maintenance
Cleaning the Magnetic Heads
If the magnetic heads are dirty, MICR characters cannot be scanned correctly.
Periodically clean the magnetic heads with a commercially available audio
head cleaner.
1
Hook your finger around the open lever and open the maintenance cover.
2
Clean the magnetic heads with a commercially available audio head cleaner.
The magnetic heads are on the maintenance cover in the location illustrated
below.
Magnetic Heads
3
Gently close the maintenance cover until it clicks into place.
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Cleaning Around the Ink Head and Ink Absorber
Ink that collects around the ink jet nozzle may stain your documents or cause
text to smudge when it is printed. Periodically clean the area around the ink
heads and the ink absorber.
1
Hook your finger around the open lever and open the maintenance cover.
2
Dampen a cloth with water, wring the cloth out thoroughly, and then wipe off
the dirt around the ink absorber.
Ink Absorber
IMPORTANT
If your documents are stained and smudged from printing even after you
clean the ink absorber, you should replace the ink absorber. Contact your
local authorized Canon dealer or service representative.
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3
Open the imprinter cover.
4
Squeeze in both sizes of the print position adjustment lever and move the print
cartridge carriage to its lowest position.
IMPORTANT
When removing the ink cartridge, always make sure that the carriage is
lowered to its lowest position. You cannot remove the ink cartridge without
lowering the carriage to its lowest position.
5
Turn back the ink cartridge lock lever in the direction of the arrow in the
illustration below, and pull out the ink cartridge by grasping the tab as shown
in the illustration.
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6
Use a dry cotton swab to wipe off any ink on the ink jet nozzle.
7
8
Reinstall the ink cartridge. (See “Installing the Ink Cartridge,” on p. 27.)
9
Gently close the maintenance cover until it clicks into place.
Gently close the imprinter cover.
Regular Maintenance
Replacing the Ink Cartridge
The ink cartridge should be replaced if the printed text becomes fuzzy or faint
even after you have cleaned the ink jet nozzle. Perform the following steps to
replace the ink cartridge.
1
Hook your finger around the open lever and open the maintenance cover.
2
Open the imprinter cover.
3
Squeeze in both sides of the print position adjustment lever and move the print
cartridge carriage to its lowest position.
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IMPORTANT
When removing the ink cartridge, always make sure that the carriage is
lowered to its lowest position. You cannot remove the ink cartridge without
lowering the carriage to its lowest position.
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4
Push back the ink cartridge lock lever in the direction of the arrow in the
illustration below, and pull out the ink cartridge by grasping the tab as shown
in the illustration.
5
6
Install the new ink cartridge. (See “Installing the Ink Cartridge,” on p. 27.)
7
Gently close the maintenance cover until it clicks into place.
Gently close the imprinter cover.
Regular Maintenance
Troubleshooting
This section describes common problems that may occur while you are using
the scanner, and how to resolve them.
Refer to the troubleshooting section related to the problem that you have
encountered.
Clearing a Paper Jam .................................................................. p. 56
The Scanner Does Not Turn ON ................................................. p. 57
The PC Does Not Recognize the Scanner ................................. p. 58
Scanning Is Slow ......................................................................... p. 58
Images Are Not Scanned ............................................................. p. 59
Documents Do Not Feed Properly .............................................. p. 59
Scanned Images Are Not Correct ............................................... p. 60
If you still cannot resolve the problem after consulting the relevant section,
contact your local authorized Canon dealer or your service representative.
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Clearing a Paper Jam
When paper jams occur during scanning, use the following procedure to clear
them.
CAUTION
When removing jammed paper, take care not to cut your hand on
the edge of the paper.
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1
Hook your finger around the open lever and open the maintenance cover.
2
While pushing down the open lever, open the reading unit.
3
Remove the jammed paper.
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4
Gently close the reading unit until it clicks into place.
5
Gently close the maintenance cover until it clicks into place.
The Scanner Does Not Turn ON
Check the following:
• Is the power switch in the ON position? (See p. 23.)
• Is the power cord connected into a power outlet? (See p. 21.)
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The PC Does Not Recognize the Scanner
The following are possible causes of the PC failing to recognize the scanner.
Check each possible cause.
Cause
The scanner is not connected correctly.
Remedy
Check the USB cable connections between the scanner and the
PC. (See p. 22.)
Cause
The USB 2.0 interface card is not inserted in the PC
correctly.
Remedy
Reseat the USB 2.0 interface card in the PC correctly, referring to
the instruction manual for the USB 2.0 interface card. Also,
confirm whether the USB interface card is recognized by the
operating system you are using.
Cause
The scanner is not ON.
Remedy
Refer to “The Scanner Does Not Turn On,” on p. 57 and make
sure that the scanner is turned ON. If the scanner is not turned
ON, turn it ON. (See p. 23.)
Cause
The USB 2.0 interface card does not support the scanner.
Remedy
Use the recommended USB 2.0 interface card. (See p. 15.)
Cause
The scanner does not support the USB cable.
Remedy
Use the USB cable provided with the scanner. (See p. 22.)
Cause
The scanner does not support the USB hub.
Remedy
Remove the USB hub to use the scanner. (See p. 22.)
Scanning Is Slow
The following problems may affect the scanning speed.
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Cause
The USB 2.0 interface card does not support Hi-Speed 2.0.
Remedy
Use the recommended USB 2.0 interface card. (See p. 15.)
Cause
The USB 2.0 interface cable does not support Hi-Speed 2.0.
Remedy
Use the USB cable provided with the scanner. (See p. 22.)
Cause
The USB hub does not support Hi-Speed 2.0.
Remedy
Remove the hub or replace it with one that supports
Hi-Speed 2.0. (See p. 22.)
Troubleshooting
Images Are Not Scanned
Check the following if the scanner does not scan an image when you perform
the scanning operation:
• Is the scanner correctly connected to the PC?
• Has the scanner driver been installed?
• Has the application software been installed correctly? Has the application
software been set up correctly?
• Is there a problem in the PC system?
Note
• If a system error causes the scanner to stop functioning, turn OFF the
scanner and wait at least ten seconds before turning it back ON.
• Make sure that the last document scanned was scanned correctly when
scanning resumes.
Documents Do Not Feed Properly
The following are possible causes of a document failing to feed properly.
Check each possible cause.
Cause
Attempting to scan a document of a size, thickness, or
weight that the scanner cannot scan.
Remedy
Check the size, thickness, and weight of the document. (For more
information on precautions concerning documents, see
“Documents,” on p. 37.)
Cause
The rollers inside the scanner are dirty or worn.
Remedy
Clean the rollers. (For instructions on cleaning the rollers, see
“Cleaning the Sensor Glass and the Rollers,” on p. 46.) If the
rollers are worn, then they should be replaced. Contact your local
authorized Canon dealer or service representative to purchase a
roller replacement kit.
For instructions on clearing a paper jam, see “Clearing a Paper Jam,” on p. 56.
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Scanned Images Are Not Correct
If the scanned images are not clear, if there are lines or spots on the images, or
if there is some other problem with scanned images, the likely causes are
listed below. Check each item and take the appropriate action.
Cause
The sensor glass or the rollers inside the scanner are dirty.
Remedy
Clean the sensor glass and rollers. (For instructions on cleaning
the sensor glass and rollers, see “Cleaning the Sensor Glass and
the Rollers,” on p. 46.)
Cause
The scanner’s internal sensor glass is scratched.
Remedy
Contact your local authorized Canon dealer or service
representative.
Cause
The application software is not set up properly for
scanning.
Remedy
Check the scanning settings of the scanning utility.
For example, if the scanned image is blank, the brightness setting
may be too high. If the resulting scanned images are too dark, the
brightness setting may be too low.
Cause
The scanner driver or application software is not running
normally.
Remedy
If the software is set properly for scanning and scanning is still
not possible, the scanner driver or the application software may
not be running normally. Reinstall the scanner driver or the
application software. (For details on how to install the scanner
driver, see “Installing the Scanning Utility,” on p. 17. For details
on how to install the application software, refer to the application
software instruction manual.)
Cause
Attempting to use a function of the CR-55 that is not
supported by the application software.
Remedy
Some application software may not support certain functions,
such as automatically detecting the paper size or changing the
scanning mode/resolution through the scan panel. Using such
application software for scanning may yield abnormal scanning
results. Try scanning without using functions such as automatic
paper size detection or margin settings.
If problems with the scanned images persist even after trying these solutions,
contact your local authorized Canon dealer or service representative.
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Troubleshooting
Specifications
Type
Desktop sheet-through scanner
Scanning Document Specifications
Height:
2.0" to 4.2" (50 mm to 106 mm)
Length:
3.2" to 9.0" (80 mm to 228 mm)
Thickness:
0.003" to 0.008" (0.08 mm to 0.20 mm)
0.004" to 0.005" (0.10 mm to 0.14 mm) with double
feed detection enabled
Weight:
17 to 40 lb bond (64 to 157 g/m2)
20 to 28 lb bond (81 to 105 g/m2) with double feed
detection enabled
Document Feeding Method
Automatic
Scanning Method
Contact image sensor
Light Source
LED
Scanning Side
Simplex/duplex
Scanning Modes
Black and white, advanced text enhancement,
Adoptive Threshold, error diffusion, 256-level
grayscale, 24 bit color
Scanning Resolution (Primary Scan Lines x Secondary Scan Lines)
Excluding 24-bit Color:
100 x 100 dpi/200 x 200 dpi/300 x 300 dpi
24-bit Color:
100 x 100 dpi/200 x 100 dpi
Scanning Speed
55 pages/minute (American checks)
Interface
Hi-Speed USB 2.0
Other Functions
Double feed detection
Dimensions
5.5" x 8.8" x 7.4" (W x D x H)
140 mm x 223 mm x 188 mm (W x D x H)
Weight
Approximately 4.4 lb (2 kg)
Power Supply
DC16V 0.8A (excluding AC adaptor)
Power Consumption
Scanning:
Standby:
Power SW OFF:
120V model
27 W maximum
4W
0.4 W
Noise
Not more than 65 dB
Operating Environment
Temperature : 10°C to 32.5°C (50°F to 90.5°F)
Humidity
: 20% to 80% RH (20% to 50% RH
when using the imprinter.)
220-240V model
27 W maximum
6W
0.5 W
Specifications
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AC Adaptor (100 - 240V)
Model
Input
Output
Power Supply
Weight
MG1-3607
AC 100-240V 50/60Hz 65VA-82VA
DC16V 1.8A
0.5 W max. (separate AC adaptor)
Approximately 0.7 lb (0.3 kg ) (including power cord)
Specifications are subject to change without notice.
External Dimensions
7.4" (188 mm)
5.5" (140 mm)
Units: inches (units in parentheses are millimeters)
5.7" (144 mm)
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Specifications
8.8" (223 mm)
Index
A
P
AC adaptor .......................................... 5, 21
Paper jam ................................................. 56
Paper thickness adjustment dial ............... 12
Print position adjustment lever ................. 13
Protective tape .......................................... 10
Power connector ...................................... 14
Power cord ............................................ 9, 21
Power indicator ........................................ 12
Power switch ........................................... 14
C
Carriage ............................................. 30, 43
Checking the packing list .......................... 9
Cleaning
Ink absorber .......................................... 50
Ink cartridge ......................................... 50
Inside ................................................... 45
Magnetic heads .................................... 49
Rollers .................................................. 46
Scanner ................................................ 45
Sensor glass ........................................ 46
D
R
Reading unit ............................................. 14
Regular maintenance ............................... 45
S
Features ..................................................... 8
Feeding error ........................................... 48
Feeding roller .......................................... 42
Software
Installing the scanning utility ............... 17
Uninstalling the scanning utility .......... 34
Using the scanning utility .................... 31
Scanning utility
Scanning utility for CR-55 ............. 17, 34
Canon driver for CR-55 ....................... 34
Scanner
Installation Procedure ......................... 16
Specifications .......................................... 61
AC adaptor .......................................... 62
External dimensions ............................ 62
Separation roller ....................................... 13
H
T
Hi-speed USB 2.0 compatible cable ......... 22
Troubleshooting ....................................... 55
I
U
Imprinter cover ......................................... 12
Ink absorber .............................................. 13
Ink cartridge ............................................. 13
Ink cartridge lock lever ............................. 13
Installation requirements ......................... 15
Interface cards ......................................... 15
USB connector ........................................ 14
Using the scanner
Documents ........................................... 37
Paper Thickness ................................... 40
Placing Documents .............................. 38
Documents ............................................... 37
Document eject opening ........................... 12
Document feed opening ............................ 12
Document feed tray .................................. 12
Double feed detection mechanism ........ 8, 44
E
Eject stopper ............................................. 12
F
M
Maintenance cover .................................... 12
Magnetic Head for MICR ......................... 13
N
Names and Functions of parts ................. 12
Notes concerning disposal ......................... 7
Notes on normal handling ......................... 6
O
Open lever ............................................... 27
Index
63
MEMO
FCC REGULATIONS (For 120 V model)
Check Reader, Model M11056
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1)
This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received,
including interference that may cause undesired operation.
Note: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device,
pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against
harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio
frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful
interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a
particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception,
which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the
interference by one or more of the following measures:
- Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
- Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
- Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.
- Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
Use of shielded cable is required to comply with class B limits in Subpart B of Part 15 of FCC Rules.
Do not make any changes or modifications to the equipment unless otherwise specified in the manual. If
such changes or modifications should be made, you could be required to stop operation of the equipment.
Canon U.S.A. Inc.
One Canon Plaza, Lake Success NY 11042, U.S.A.
Tel. No. (516)328-5600
RADIO INTERFERENCE REGULATIONS (For 120 V models)
This digital apparatus does not exceed the Class B limits for radio noise emissions from digital apparatus as
set out in the Interference-causing equipment standard entitled “Digital Apparatus”, ICES-003 of the
Industry Canada.
RÈGLEMENT SUR LE BROUILLAGE RADIOÉLECTRIQUE (For 120 V models)
Cet appareil numérique respecte les limites de bruits radioélectriques applicables aux appareils numériques
de Classe B prescrites dans la norme sur le matériel brouilleur: “Appareils Numériques”, NMB-003 édictée
par l'Industrie Canada.
Für EMVG
Dieses Produkt ist zum Gebrauch im Wohnbereich, Geschäfts-und Gewerbebereich sowie in Kleinbetrieben
vorgesehen.
Für 3. GSGV
Maschinenlärminformationsverordnung 3. GSGV, 18.01.1991: Der höchste Schalldruckpegel beträgt 70
dB(A) oder weniger gemäß EN 27779.
MODEL NAMES
Model CR-55 is identical to model M11056.
Model CR-55 is the sales name of model M11056.
CANON ELECTRONICS INC.
1248, SHIMOKAGEMORI, CHICHIBU-SHI, SAITAMA 369-1892, JAPAN
CANON U.S.A. INC.
ONE CANON PLAZA, LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y. 11042, U.S.A.
CANON CANADA INC.
6390 DIXIE ROAD, MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO L5T 1P7, CANADA
CANON EUROPA N.V.
BOVENKERKERWEG 59-61, P.O.BOX 2262, 1180 EG AMSTELVEEN, THE NETHERLANDS
CANON LATIN AMERICA, INC.
703 WATERFORD WAY, SUITE 400 MIAMI, FLORIDA 33126, U.S.A.
CANON AUSTRALIA PTY. LTD.
1 THOMAS HOLT DRIVE, NORTH RYDE, SYDNEY. N.S.W, 2113. AUSTRALIA
CANON SINGAPORE PTE. LTD.
1 HARBOUR FRONT AVENUE #04-01, KEPPEL BAY TOWER, SINGAPORE 098632
CANON HONGKONG COMPANY LTD.
19TH FLOOR, THE METROPOLIS TOWER, 10 METROPOLIS DRIVE, HUNGHOM, KOWLOON, HONG KONG.
*CE-IE-474*
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