Canon PIXMA MG8120 Specifications

Canon Inkjet Photo All-In-One
series
Getting Started
Read Me First
Symbols Used in This Document
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Instructions including important information.
• In this guide, Windows 7 operating system is referred to as Windows 7
and Windows Vista operating system as Windows Vista.
• In this guide, the screens are based on Windows 7 Home Premium
and Mac OS X v.10.6.x. (Unless noted otherwise, the screens are
those of Windows 7.)
Make sure to read this manual before using the machine. Please keep it in hand for future reference.
■ Co n t e n t s
1 Preparation.............................................................................P.4
12 Try Using the Machine...........................................................P.45
2 Install the Print Head..............................................................P.7
3 Install the Ink Tanks................................................................P.10
Print Photos from a Memory Card.................................................... P.46
Try Copying...................................................................................... P.49
Print Photos from a Computer.......................................................... P.50
13 Specifications.........................................................................P.51
4 Align the Print Head...............................................................P.13
5 Load Paper.............................................................................P.15
6 Select Connection Method.....................................................P.18
7 Install the Software (USB Connection)...................................P.19
8 Wireless Setup.......................................................................P.24
Wireless Setup Using Easy Setup.................................................... P.25
Wireless Setup Using WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup)....................... P.28
Wireless Setup Using WCN (Windows Connect Now)..................... P.31
9 Wired Setup............................................................................P.32
10 Install the Software (Network Connection).............................P.35
Install the Software........................................................................... P.35
Registration (Macintosh).................................................................. P.39
Information....................................................................................... P.42
11 Use from Additional Computers..............................................P.44
Model Number: K10361 (MG8120)
■ Ma c h i n e I ns t a l l a t i o n F l o w
Network Connection
USB Connection
Software Installation
P.18 - 23
Wireless Connection
Wired Connection
(when the machine is
already connected to the
network and you want to
add computers from which
to use the machine)
Machine Preparation
P.3 - 17
Machine Wireless
Setup
P.18, 24 - 31
Machine Wired
Setup
P.18, 32 - 34
Software Installation
P.35 - 43
Installation Complete
Try Using the Machine
Using from Additional
Computers
Software Installation
P.44, 35 - 43
P.45 - 50
This machine contains both printed manuals and on-screen manuals to be viewed on a computer.
The on-screen manuals are included on the Setup CD-ROM and are installed during the software installation.
P r i n t e d Manuals
On-Screen Manuals
• G e t t i n g S t a r t ed
(this manual)
•Network Setup
Tr o u b l e s h o o t ing
Describes how to set up and use
your machine. Introduces the
machine and its functions, the
included manuals and application
software.
Basic Guide
Advanced Guid e
Tr o u b l e s h o o t i n g
Describes basic operations
and media, and gives
an introduction to other
functions available.
Describes various operating
procedures to make full use
of machine.
Describes troubleshooting
tips for problems you may
encounter when using the
machine.
For details on opening the on-screen manuals, refer to page 45.
■ De v i c e s R e q u i r e d f o r W i r e l ess/Wired Connection
When using the machine over a wireless/wired connection, the following devices are required depending on the connection
method.
Wireless Connection
Access point or
wireless router
A commercial access point or router that supports
IEEE802.11b/g/n is required.
Wired Connection
Router, etc.
Ethernet cable
A commercial network device (router, etc.) and Ethernet
cable are required.
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2
Preparation
1
A
A
• Do not install the
machine where an
object may fall on it. In
addition, do not place
any object on the top
of the machine. It may
fall into the machine
when opening covers,
resulting in malfunction.
• Paper Output Tray (A)
automatically opens
when printing starts.
Do not place anything
in front of the Paper
Output Tray.
Remove all orange
tape and protective
materials from the
inside and outside of
the machine.
• The tape and
protective
materials may
differ in shape
and position
from what they
actually are.
Make sure all the following items are supplied.
Some accessories (1) are stored within the Paper Output Tray (A). Open the
Paper Output Tray to remove them.
1. Print Head
2. Ink tanks (6: M, BK, GY, PGBK, C, Y)
3. Manuals
4. Power cord
5. Setup CD-ROM (containing the drivers, applications and on-screen manuals)
6. Matte Photo Paper MP-101 (for Automatic Print Head Alignment)
7. Other documents
• A USB cable is necessary to connect the machine with your computer
(USB connection only).
3
4
5
6
E
C
G
B
D
F
Unlock the scanner.
1. Open the Document Cover (B).
2. Move the Scanner Lock Switch (C)
towards the release mark to unlock
the Scanning Unit (Cover).
3. Close the Document Cover.
Make sure that the Document Cover
is closed and go to the next step.
Insert the power cord into the
connector on the left side at the
back of the machine and into the
wall outlet firmly.
• Do NOT connect the USB
cable or Ethernet cable at this
stage.
Press the LCD open button (E) (1),
then adjust the LCD (Liquid Crystal
Display) (F) to a comfortable
viewing angle (2).
Press the ON button (G).
• The machine may make some
operating noises. This is
normal operation.
• It takes about 4 seconds for
the ON button to work after the
power cord is plugged in.
• Make sure that the Document
Cover (D) is closed.
1 Preparation
7
8
H
I
Use the { or } button (H) on the Operation Panel to select the language
for the LCD, then touch the OK button.
When the above screen is displayed, touch the OK button and go to the
next step.
• If an unintended language is displayed on the LCD, touch the Back button (I) to return to the Language selection screen.
When it is necessary to turn off the machine
Be sure to follow the procedure below.
1.Press the ON button to turn off the machine.
2.Make sure that the POWER lamp (J) is not lit.
Operating noise may continue for up to 40 seconds until the machine turns off.
• When removing the power plug, make sure that the POWER lamp is
not lit before removing the plug. Removing the power plug while the
POWER lamp lights up or flashes may cause drying and clogging of
the Print Head, resulting in poor printing.
J
• The specification of the power cord differs for each country or region.
1 Preparation
Install the Print Head
2
1
2
B
B
A
C
Lift the Scanning Unit (Cover) (A) until it stops.
The Print Head Holder (C) moves to the installation position.
Close the Document Cover (B) and lift it with the Scanning Unit (Cover).
If the Print Head Holder does not move, make sure that the
machine is turned on. For details, refer to to on page 5 in “1
Preparation”.
Go to the next page.
3
4
5
G
F
D
E
Firmly lift the part (D) of the Print Head Lock Lever in the Print Head
Holder until it stops.
The Print Head Lock Lever may feel heavy.
• Do not touch the inside of the Print Head Holder (E). The machine may
not print properly if you touch it.
Remove the Print Head from the
silver package.
Remove the orange protective cap.
• Handle the Print Head carefully. Do not drop or apply excessive pressure
to it.
• Do not touch the inside (F) or metal parts (G) of the Print Head. The
machine may not print properly if you touch them.
• 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.
2 Install the Print Head
6
7
Tilt the Print Head forward and set it in place as shown.
• Do not knock the Print Head against the sides of the holder.
• Install in a well-lit environment.
Hold the Print Head Lock Lever
firmly and lower it completely.
• Once you have installed the
Print Head, do not remove it
unnecessarily.
2 Install the Print Head
2
Install the Ink Tanks
3
1
A
3
B
C
D
1.Remove the orange tape
completely.
2.Remove the protective film
completely.
Hold the ink tank with the orange
protective cap (A) pointing up while
being careful not to block the Lshape air hole (B).
• Handle the ink tanks carefully. Do not drop or apply excessive pressure to
them.
• Be sure to use the supplied ink tanks.
• If the orange tape remains on the L-shape air hole, ink may splash or the
machine may not print properly.
• If you push the sides of the ink tank with the L-shape air hole blocked, ink
may splash.
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Hold the ink tank by its sides and slowly twist the orange
protective cap 90 degrees horizontally to remove it off.
Do not push the sides of the ink tank.
• Do not touch the inside (C) of the orange protective cap or
the open ink port (D). The ink may stain your hands if you
touch them.
4
5
Tilt the ink tank, then insert it under the label and
against the back end of the slot.
Press the PUSH mark on the ink tank firmly until
it clicks.
Make sure that the color of the label matches the ink
tank.
When the installation is completed properly, the Ink
lamp lights red.
• Install in a well-lit environment.
6
Install all the other ink tanks in the same way
according to the color order indicated on the
label.
Make sure all the Ink lamps light red.
• Once you have installed the ink tanks, do not
remove them unnecessarily.
• If the Print Head Holder moves to the right,
close and reopen the Scanning Unit (Cover).
3 Install the Ink Tanks
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7
8
F
E
Close the Scanning Unit (Cover) (E).
Make sure the Inner Cover (F) is closed.
• For your safety, always close the Scanning Unit (Cover) with both hands.
Make sure that the LCD changes as shown in the illustration
and go to the next step.
Do not touch the OK button yet.
• It takes about 5 minutes before the LCD changes.
• The machine may make some operating noises when
preparing to print. This is normal operation.
• If an error message is displayed on the LCD, make sure
that the Print Head and the ink tanks are correctly installed.
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3 Install the Ink Tanks
Align the Print Head
4
1
2
3
A
D
C
B
Prepare the Paper Support (A).
1.Open it.
2.Withdraw it upwards.
3.Tilt it back.
Move the Paper Guides (B)
to both edges.
Load a sheet of supplied specialty paper (Matte Photo Paper
MP-101) in the Rear Tray (C).
Load paper in portrait orientation so that the cut corner (D) is at the
top right.
• Be sure to use MP-101 for Print Head Alignment.
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4
5
6
F
Slide the left and right
Paper Guides against
both edges of the
paper.
7
8
E
Make sure the Paper Output
Tray (E) is open, then open
the Output Tray Extension
(F).
If printing starts while the Paper
Output Tray is closed, it will
automatically open.
Touch the OK button.
Print Head Alignment
starts.
• Print Head
Alignment takes
about 4 minutes
to complete.
When the pattern is printed, remove the
printed paper.
Print Head Alignment is now complete.
• When an error message is displayed
on the LCD, touch the OK button to
clear the error, then go to the next
step. After the installation is complete,
perform Print Head Alignment by
referring to “When Printing Becomes
Faint or Colors Are Incorrect” in the
on-screen manual: Basic Guide.
• The pattern is printed in black and
blue.
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4 Align the Print Head
Confirm the above
message, then go to
the next step.
Load Paper
5
With the machine, the paper source varies
depending on the media type.
Specialty paper including photo paper
Load paper in the Rear Tray (A).
A
□ How to load specialty paper in the Rear
Tray
1
This section describes how to load plain
paper in the Cassette. For details on how
to load specialty paper in the Rear Tray,
refer to
to
in “4 Align the Print Head”
on page 13.
C
B
D
E
Plain paper
Load paper in the Cassette (B).
• For details on how to handle paper,
refer to “Loading Paper” in the onscreen manual: Basic Guide after
installation is complete.
Loading specialty paper
• Load paper in portrait orientation with the
printing side facing up.
1.Close the Output Tray Extension
(D).
2.Close the Paper Output Tray (E).
• Make sure that the height of the paper stack
does not exceed the line (C).
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2
3
4
5
G
H
F
Pull out the Cassette (F).
Move the left Paper Guide
(G) to the edge.
Slide the front Paper Guide
(H) to align with the actual
size of the paper.
The front Paper Guide will click
and stop when it aligns with the
corresponding mark of paper
size.
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5 Load Paper
Load plain paper.
Load paper with the printing side
facing down.
6
7
8
I
Align the paper to the right side of
the Cassette (1), and slide the left
Paper Guide completely against the
left edge of the paper (2).
Make sure that the height of the paper
stack does not exceed the line (I).
Insert the Cassette slowly into the
machine until it clicks into place.
Confirm the message on the LCD, then touch the OK button.
The HOME screen appears.
• The LCD will turn off if the machine is not operated for about 5 minutes.
To restore the display, touch any button except the ON button.
5 Load Paper
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Select Connection Method
6
Intended Use
• Want to connect to a computer with a
USB cable.
USB
Connection
Go to "7 Install the
Software (USB
Connection)" on page 19.
Wireless
Connection
Go to "8 Wireless Setup"
on page 24.
Wired
Connection
Go to "9 Wired Setup" on
page 32.
• Want to connect to computers without
using cables.
• Want to use from multiple computers.
• Want to use from multiple computers.
• Want to connect to a computer with an
Ethernet cable.
What is Network?
A system to exchange information between computers by
connecting them to each other with cables or via wireless
communication. The Internet and LAN are types of networks.
What is LAN (Local Area Network)?
A type of network that connects computers to each other
within a limited area (room, building, etc.).
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Connection Method
If it is uncertain whether your device (access point, router, etc.) supports
wireless connection or wired connection, refer to the manual supplied with the
device, or contact its manufacturer.
If Your Device Supports Wireless Connection
Check if it supports IEEE802.11b/g/n.
If Your Device Supports Wired Connection
Check if it supports simultaneous connection of multiple computers and
network devices.
Install the Software (USB Connection)
7
Do not connect the USB cable yet.
• To use the machine by connecting it to a computer,
software including the drivers needs to be copied
(installed) to the computer’s hard disk. The installation
process takes about 20 minutes. (The installation time
varies depending on the computer environment or the
number of application software to be installed.)
• Quit all running applications before installation.
• Log on as the administrator (or a member of the
Administrators group).
• Do not switch users during the installation process.
• Internet connection may be required during the
installation. Connection fees may apply. Consult the
internet service provider.
□ If you connect the machine via USB cable before installing the
software:
For Windows 7
1.Remove the USB cable connected to your computer.
2.Proceed to
on page 20.
For Windows Vista/Windows XP
This dialog box may appear.
1.Remove the USB cable
connected to your computer.
If the dialog box closes, proceed to
on page 20.
• It may be necessary to restart your computer during
the installation process. Follow the on-screen
instructions and do not remove the Setup CD-ROM
during restarting.
The installation resumes once your computer has
restarted.
2.Click Cancel.
3.Proceed to
on page 20.
• For the system requirements, refer to “13
Specifications”.
□ Easy-WebPrint EX
Easy-WebPrint EX is Web print software that is installed on the computer
when installing the supplied software. Internet Explorer 7 or later is
required to use this software. An Internet connection is required for
installation.
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1
3
2
Windows 7/Windows Vista
Windows XP
A
Click Run Msetup4.exe on the AutoPlay screen, then click
Yes or Continue on the User Account Control dialog box.
If the User Account Control dialog box reappears in following
steps, click Yes or Continue.
Press the ON button (A) to TURN
OFF THE MACHINE.
Operating noise may continue for up to
40 seconds until the machine turns off.
• Do NOT connect the USB
cable to the computer and
the machine yet. If you have
already connected the cable,
disconnect it now.
Turn on the computer, then insert
the Setup CD-ROM into the CDROM drive.
3
If you are using Windows, the setup
program starts automatically.
For Windows
• If the program does not start
automatically, double-click the
CD-ROM icon in Computer or
My Computer. When the CDROM contents appear, doubleclick MSETUP4.EXE.
Double-click the Setup icon of the CD-ROM folder
to proceed to the following screen. Enter your
administrator name and password, then click OK.
If the CD-ROM folder does not open automatically, doubleclick the CD-ROM icon on the desktop.
If you do not know your administrator name or password,
click the help button, then follow the on-screen instructions.
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7 Install the Software (USB Connection)
4
5
Click Easy Install.
The drivers, application software, and on-screen
manuals are installed.
• If you want to select particular items to
install, click Custom Install.
Click Install.
6
Select Use the printer via USB,
then click Next.
Follow any on-screen instructions to
proceed with the software installation.
7 Install the Software (USB Connection)
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Important Information for the Installation
□ USB Port
□ Necessary Information for the User
Registration
□ If the Extended Survey
Program screen appears
B
When the Printer Connection screen appears,
connect the machine to the computer with a USB
cable.
After connecting the cable, TURN ON THE
MACHINE.
The USB Port is located on the right side at the
back of the machine. The lower port is for USB.
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7 Install the Software (USB Connection)
When the serial number is not displayed on the
registration screen automatically, input the serial
number located inside the machine (as shown in
the illustration).
• If the power is on, the Print Head Holder
will move when the Scanning Unit
(Cover) (B) is opened.
If you can agree to Extended
Survey Program, click Agree.
If you click Do not agree, the
Extended Survey Program will not
be installed. (This has no effect on
the machine’s functionality.)
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8
Installing the XPS Printer Driver
In Windows 7 and Windows Vista SP1 or
later, the XPS Printer Driver can be installed
additionally. To install, perform from in “7
Install the Software (USB Connection)” on page
20. Click Custom Install in , then select XPS
Printer Driver in the Custom Install screen.
For details on useful functions of the XPS Printer
Driver, refer to the on-screen manual: Advanced
Guide.
Click Exit to complete the installation.
For Macintosh
It is necessary to restart the computer before
scanning using the Operation Panel on the machine
for the first time.
For Windows
Solution Menu EX starts.
For Macintosh
Solution Menu EX starts when clicking OK in the
Canon Solution Menu EX dialog.
Remove the Setup CD-ROM and keep it in a safe
place.
• The buttons displayed on Solution Menu EX
may vary depending on the country or region
of purchase.
Congratulations! Setup is complete.
Proceed to page 45 for information
regarding the Solution Menu EX and
the on-screen manual or page 46 to
start using the machine.
7 Install the Software (USB Connection)
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Wireless Setup
8
Before connecting the machine to the
network, make sure that the computer and
access point or router is connected.
Internet
Access point or
wireless router, etc.
■ Notes on Wireless Connection
• The configuration, router functions, setup procedures and security
settings of the network device vary depending on your system
environment. For details, refer to your device’s instruction manual or
contact its manufacturer.
• In an office setup, consult your network administrator.
• If you connect to a network that is not protected with security measures,
there is a risk of disclosing data such as your personal information to a
third party.
• The machine cannot be used over a wireless and wired connection at
the same time.
• If an error message appears or if you have trouble with the
network connection, refer to the printed manual: Network Setup
Troubleshooting.
• Place the machine and computer on the same network segment.
Add (connect) the machine to the network.
An “Ad-hoc connection,” which establishes a direct connection to the
computer over a wireless connection without using an access point, is not
supported. Be sure to prepare an access point.
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W ir e le ss S etup Using E asy S etup
■ C h e c k t h e I n f o r m a t i on for Wireless Connection
In most cases, “Easy Setup” will be used to connect the machine to your access point or router. Before you continue, you must
gather the information below which will be required during the installation. For your convenience, you may record the information
in the provided spaces and then proceed to page 26.
• For other connection methods, please refer to the information located at the bottom of this page.
For details on how to check the following information, refer to the manual of your access point or router, or contact its manufacturer.
Access Point Name/Network Name:
Network Key:
* Also referred to as SSID.
An identifier to identify the specific access point.
* Also referred to as encryption key, WEP key or WPA/WPA2
passphrase, Pre-Shared key.
A password required to set to prevent unauthorized access to
communication.
You can retrieve your network key by using the Canon PIXMA Wireless Setup Assistant or the instructions which can be downloaded
from the Canon support webpage (www.usa.canon.com/downloadlibrary).
If you are unable to retrieve the network key or other settings, refer to the manual of your access point or router, or contact its
manufacturer.
If you choose one of these connection methods, skip the “Easy Setup” section and proceed the desired section (WPS (Wi-Fi
Protected Setup) or WCN (Windows Connect Now)).
□ If your access point or router supports WPS
The wireless connection can be setup without gathering the
information on the above. Please refer to your access point or
router manual to confirm if WPS is supported. If so, Go to “Wireless
Setup Using WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup)” on page 28.
• For details on WPS, refer to the manual of your access point.
□ If you are using Windows 7/Windows Vista and have a
USB flash drive
You can configure wireless connection settings by
using the WCN function as well. For details, refer
to “Wireless Setup Using WCN (Windows Connect
Now)” on page 31.
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1
2
3
4
5
D
C
A
B
Use the { or } button (A) to
display Setup, then touch the right
FUNCTION button (B).
Use the [ or ] button
(C) to select Wireless
LAN setup, then touch
the OK button.
Select Yes, then touch the OK
button.
When wireless connection is enabled,
the Wi-Fi lamp (D) lights blue.
Select Easy setup,
then touch the OK
button.
Select the access
point name you wrote
down on page 25, then
touch the OK button.
• If you are living in an apartment, nearby
access points in use may be detected.
• The access point names with 2-byte
characters are not displayed properly,
however, can be selected.
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8 Wireless Setup
6
7
8
E
F
Make sure that one of the above screens is
displayed, then touch the right FUNCTION
button.
Enter the network key you wrote
down on page 25, then touch the
left FUNCTION button (E).
If the above screen is not displayed, go to
Touch the center FUNCTION button (F)
to switch character entry modes.
.
9
• Enter upper and lower
case letters of the alphabet
correctly.
Make sure that the
network key is correct,
then touch the OK
button.
When the above screen appears,
touch the OK button.
• If Failed to connect to the access point. appears,
touch the OK button, make sure that the network key is
correct, then enter it again. If a connection still cannot be
established, refer to the printed manual: Network Setup
Troubleshooting.
• For details on character
entry, refer to the printed
manual: Network Setup
Troubleshooting.
Next, read “10 Install
the Software (Network
Connection)” on page 35!
8 Wireless Setup
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Wi r e le s s Se tu p Us in g W PS (Wi-Fi P rotected S etup)
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1
Read this
section only
when setting
up a wireless
connection by
using the WPS
(Wi-Fi Protected
Setup).
2
3
D
C
A
B
Use the { or } button (A) to
display Setup, then touch the right
FUNCTION button (B).
8 Wireless Setup
Use the [ or ] button
(C) to select Wireless
LAN setup, then touch
the OK button.
Select Yes, then touch the OK button.
When wireless connection is enabled, the Wi-Fi lamp
(D) lights blue.
4
Select Other setup,
then touch the OK
button.
5
Select WPS, then
touch the OK button.
6
7
Select Push button method, then touch the OK
button.
Touch the OK button.
• To use the PIN code method for setup, select PIN code method in , then touch the OK button.
Follow the on-screen instructions to operate the machine and access point. When the screen in
appears, touch the OK button.
If the setup is not completed within 10 minutes and the timeout error screen appears, touch the OK
button to perform the setup again and set the new PIN code displayed on the screen to the access
point. If the timeout error screen appears even though the setup has been completed within 10
minutes, select the method other than the PIN code method to perform the wireless LAN. If another
error appears, refer to the printed manual: Network Setup Troubleshooting.
8 Wireless Setup
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8
9
Press and hold the WPS button on the access
point (for about 5 seconds), then touch the OK
button on the machine within 2 minutes.
For details on the WPS button pressing, refer to the
manual of your access point.
The Wi-Fi lamp (blue) flashes while searching for or
connecting to an access point.
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8 Wireless Setup
When the above screen appears, touch the OK
button.
• If the timeout error screen appears, touch the
OK button, then start over from .
• If another error appears, refer to the printed
manual: Network Setup Troubleshooting.
Next, read “10 Install the Software
(Network Connection)” on page 35!
Read this section only when setting up a wireless connection by using the WCN (Windows Connect Now) function of Windows 7/Windows
Vista.
Wi r e le s s Se tu p Us in g W CN (Windows Connect Now)
The machine supports “WCN-UFD”.
A
Setup on the Computer
Windows 7
1.Click Start > Control Panel > View network status and tasks >
Manage wireless networks.
2.Select the network name (SSID) and right-click it, then select
Properties.
3.Select Copy this network profile to a USB flash drive.
Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the settings on the computer.
4.Go to
.
Windows Vista
1.From the Start menu of the Windows side, select Network, then click
Add a wireless device on the menu.
2.Click I want to add a wireless device or computer that is not on the
list, using a USB flash drive.
3.Click Add the device or computer using a USB flash drive.
4.Select the network name (SSID), then click Next.
Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the settings on the computer.
5.Go to
B
Setup on the Machine
1.Select Wireless LAN setup of the
Setup menu screen on the LCD (A),
then touch the OK button.
2.Select Other setup, then touch the OK
button.
3.Select WCN, then touch the OK button.
4.Connect the USB flash drive to the
Direct Print Port (USB connector) (B)
on the front right of the machine, then
touch the OK button.
5.When Wireless LAN settings
completed. screen is displayed, touch
the OK button and eject the USB flash
drive.
A
.
• Canon assumes no responsibility for any damage or loss of data stored on your USB
flash drive regardless of the cause even within the warranty period.
• Operation may not be guaranteed depending on your USB flash drive. USB flash drives
with security enabled may not be used.
B
Next, read “10 Install the Software
(Network Connection)” on page 35!
8 Wireless Setup
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Wired Setup
9
Before connecting the machine to the
network, make sure that the computer and
router is connected.
Internet
Router, etc.
Add (connect) the machine to the network.
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■ Notes on Wired Connection
• The configuration, router functions, setup procedures and security
settings of the network device vary depending on your system
environment. For details, refer to your device's instruction manual or
contact its manufacturer.
• In an office setup, consult your network administrator.
• If you connect to a network that is not protected with security measures,
there is a risk of disclosing data such as your personal information to a
third party.
• The machine cannot be used over a wireless and wired connection at
the same time.
• If an error message appears or if you have trouble with the
network connection, refer to the printed manual: Network Setup
Troubleshooting.
1
2
A
B
C
D
Remove the Cap (A), then connect a network device (router, etc.) with an Ethernet
cable (B).
Use the { or } button (C) to display Setup, then touch the
right FUNCTION button (D).
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3
4
5
6
E
Use the [ or ] button (E) to select
Device settings, then touch the
OK button.
Select LAN settings, then touch
the OK button.
Select Change wireless/wired,
then touch the OK button.
Select Wired LAN active, touch
the OK button.
Next, read "10 Install
the Software (Network
Connection)" on page 35!
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9 Wired Setup
Install the S oftware
Install the Software (Network Connection)
10
• To use the machine by connecting it to a computer, software including the
drivers needs to be copied (installed) to the computer’s hard disk. The
installation process takes about 20 minutes. (The installation time varies
depending on the computer environment or the number of application
software to be installed.)
1
• Quit all running applications before installation.
• Log on as the administrator (or a member of the Administrators
group).
• Do not switch users during the installation process.
• Internet connection may be required during the installation.
Connection fees may apply. Consult the internet service provider.
• It may be necessary to restart your computer during the
installation process. Follow the on-screen instructions and do not
remove the Setup CD-ROM during restarting.
The installation resumes once your computer has restarted.
• If the firewall function of your security software is turned on, a
warning message may appear that Canon software is attempting
to access the network. If such a warning message appears, set
the security software to always allow access.
• For the system requirements, refer to “13 Specifications”.
Turn on the computer, then insert the Setup CDROM into the CD-ROM drive.
If you are using Windows, the setup program starts
automatically.
For Windows
□ Easy-WebPrint EX
Easy-WebPrint EX is Web print software that is installed on the
computer when installing the supplied software. Internet Explorer 7 or
later is required to use this software. An Internet connection is required
for installation.
• If the program does not start automatically,
double-click the CD-ROM icon in Computer
or My Computer. When the CD-ROM
contents appear, double-click MSETUP4.
EXE.
35
2
Windows 7/Windows Vista
Windows XP
3
Click Run Msetup4.exe on the AutoPlay screen, then click Yes or Continue on the
User Account Control dialog box.
If the User Account Control dialog box reappears in following steps, click Yes or Continue.
Click Easy Install.
2
The drivers, application software, and
on-screen manuals are installed.
• If you want to select particular
items to install, click Custom
Install.
Double-click the Setup icon of the CD-ROM folder to proceed to the following
screen. Enter your administrator name and password, then click OK.
If the CD-ROM folder does not open automatically, double-click the CD-ROM icon on the
desktop.
If you do not know your administrator name or password, click the help button, then
follow the on-screen instructions.
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10 Install the Software (Network Connection)
4
Click Install.
5
6
Select Use the printer on network, then click
Next.
When the Printer Detection screen appears,
click Next.
Follow any on-screen instructions to proceed with the
software installation.
• If the Printer Connection screen appears
instead of the screen above, the connection
method is not correctly selected in .
− For Windows
Click Cancel and start again from ,
then be sure to select Use the printer on
network in .
− For Macintosh
Follow on-screen instructions and
proceed with the installation. Click Exit on
the installation complete screen, then start
again from and be sure to select Use
the printer on network in .
10 Install the Software (Network Connection)
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7
When the Detected Printers List dialog box appears, select
Canon MG8100 series, then click Next.
When the Setup Completion dialog box appears, click
Complete.
• If the machine is not detected, Check Printer Settings
dialog box is displayed. Refer to the printed manual:
Network Setup Troubleshooting. Make sure there is no
problem, then click Next again on the screen in .
Next, read “Information” on page 42!
7
On the Canon IJ Network Tool screen, select MG8100
series in Printers, then click Next.
• If the machine is not detected, refer to the printed manual:
Network Setup Troubleshooting. Make sure there is no
problem, then click Update.
Next, read “Registration (Macintosh)” on page 39!
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10 Install the Software (Network Connection)
Registration (Macintosh)
This section describes how
to register the machine on a
Macintosh computer.
Windows users: read
“Information” on page 42.
1
□ Proceed to the section that relates to your
operating system for further installation
instructions.
Mac OS X
v.10.6.x
v.10.5.x
Go to
on page 40.
v.10.4.11
Go to
on page 40.
• The alphanumeric characters after
Canon MG8100 series is the
machine’s Bonjour service name or
MAC address.
When the Register Printer and
Scanner screen appears, click
Register Printer.
• If the machine has not been detected,
make sure of the following.
− The machine is turned on.
− The firewall function of any security
software is turned off.
− Wireless Connection: The
computer is connected to the
access point.
− Wired Connection: The machine is
connected to the network device
with the Ethernet cable.
10 Install the Software (Network Connection)
39
2
-
A
Mac OS X v.10.6.x/v.10.5.x
Mac OS X v.10.4.11
-
2
-
B
Mac OS X v.10.4.11
1
1
2
3
Select Canon MG8100 series canonijnetwork
and click Add.
When the Printer List
window appears, click
Add.
Click More Printers in
the Printer Browser
window.
Select Canon IJ
Network in the pop-up
menu, select Canon
MG8100 series in the
list of printers, then
click Add.
Go to
on page 41.
• When the You
have no printers
available. screen
appears, click Add.
40
10 Install the Software (Network Connection)
3
4
5
4
Make sure that Canon
MG8100 series is added
to the list of printers.
Go to
.
When the Register Printer and Scanner
screen appears, click Register Scanner.
Select Canon MG8100
series on the Scan-from-PC
Settings screen, then click
OK.
Click Next on the Register Printer and
Scanner screen.
Next, read “Information” on
page 42!
10 Install the Software (Network Connection)
41
1
Information
□ Necessary Information for the User
Registration
□ If the Extended Survey
Program screen appears
A
Click Next.
Follow any on-screen instructions to
proceed with the software installation.
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Important Information for the Installation
10 Install the Software (Network Connection)
When the serial number is not displayed on the
registration screen automatically, input the serial
number located inside the machine (as shown in
the illustration).
• If the power is on, the Print Head Holder
will move when the Scanning Unit
(Cover) (A) is opened.
If you can agree to Extended
Survey Program, click Agree.
If you click Do not agree, the
Extended Survey Program will not
be installed. (This has no effect on
the machine’s functionality.)
2
3
Using the Machine from Additional Computers
Now that the wireless/wired connection of the machine
is complete, it can be used from additional computers on
the same network.
Install software including the drivers on the computer
from which you want to use the machine. Other settings
are not required.
To add computers from which to use the machine, go to
“11 Use from Additional Computers” on page 44.
Click Exit to complete the
installation.
For Windows
For Macintosh
It is necessary to restart the computer
before scanning using the Operation
Panel on the machine for the first time.
For Macintosh
Solution Menu EX starts.
Solution Menu EX starts when clicking OK in the
Canon Solution Menu EX dialog.
Remove the Setup CD-ROM and keep it in a safe place.
• The buttons displayed on Solution Menu EX
may vary depending on the country or region of
purchase.
Congratulations! Setup is complete.
Proceed to page 45 for information
regarding the Solution Menu EX and the
on-screen manual or page 46 to start
using the machine.
Installing the XPS Printer Driver
In Windows 7 and Windows Vista SP1 or later, the XPS
Printer Driver can be installed additionally. To install,
perform from in “10 Install the Software (Network
Connection)” on page 35. Click Custom Install in ,
then select XPS Printer Driver in the Custom Install
screen.
For details on useful functions of the XPS Printer
Driver, refer to the on-screen manual: Advanced
Guide.
10 Install the Software (Network Connection)
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Use from Additional Computers
11
If the machine is already connected to a wireless/wired
connection, it can be used from additional computers on
the same network.
Computer from which
the machine can be
used currently
To use f r o m a d d i t i o n a l c o m p u t e r s
1
2
Insert the Setup CD-ROM into the computer from
which you want to use the machine.
Follow the on-screen instructions to install the
software.
Additional computers on the same network
It enables the computer to use the machine.
Other settings are not required.
For details on the software installation procedure, refer to
"10 Install the Software (Network Connection)" on page 35.
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Try Using the Machine
12
Use the O p e r a t i o n P a n e l o n t h e m a c h i n e t o p r i n t y o u r o w n i t e m s e a s i l y.
Various a p p l i c a t i o n s o f t w a r e a r e i n s t a l l e d o n t h e c o m p u t e r a l o n g w i t h t h e
drivers. Yo u c a n p r i n t c r e a t i v e i t e m s b y c o r r e c t i n g / e n h a n c i n g p h o t o s u s i n g the
applicat i o n s o f t w a r e .
For deta i l s o n h o w t o u s e t h e a p p l i c a t i o n s o f t w a r e a n d t h e m a c h i n e , r e f e r t o
the on-s c r e e n m a n u a l .
Easy-WebPrint EX
Use E a s y - We b P r i n t E X t o p r i n t w e b p a g e s i n I n t e r n e t E x p l o r e r e a s i l y. S o me of its features include:
• Printing a web page by reducing its size to fit the paper width automatically without cropping edges.
• Printing only the pages you want by selecting them from preview.
• Printing selected portions of various pages after editing them.
When Easy-WebPrint EX is installed, the Easy-WebPrint EX toolbar
appears in Internet Explorer. This toolbar can be used any time while
Internet Explorer is running.
For details on Easy-WebPrint EX, refer to the on-screen manual: Basic Guide.
Solution Menu EX
Solut i o n M e n u E X i s 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 ou to make full use of the
mach i n e ! F o r e x a m p l e ,
• Open the on-screen manual.
• Open various application software.
How to open the on-screen manual
Click Help & Settings, then click this icon to open the on-screen manual.
How to start Solution Menu EX
Click this icon on the desktop (Windows) or on the Dock (Macintosh) to start Solution
Menu EX.
For details on Solution Menu EX, refer to the on-screen manual: Basic Guide.
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Pr in t Photos from a Memory Card
Supported Memory Cards (Adapter required for
.)
Corresponding
Card Slot
Memory Stick Duo
Memory Stick PRO Duo
Card Slot Location
The Card Slot is located in the area indicated
by the dotted line.
Open the Card Slot Cover (A).
Memory Stick Micro
Memory Stick
Memory Stick PRO
SD Card
SDHC Card
MultiMediaCard
MultiMediaCard Plus
miniSD Card
miniSDHC Card
microSD Card
microSDHC Card
A
RS-MMC
MMCmobile
Compact Flash Card*
Microdrive
• Insert a memory card
with the labeled side
facing left.
□ Inserting a Memory
Card
*TYPE I / TYPE II (3.3V)
xD-Picture Card
xD-Picture Card Type M
xD-Picture Card Type H
You can also print from USB flash drives. For details, refer to "Printing Photos" in
the on-screen manual: Basic Guide.
B
• Insert a memory card
into the Card Slot in
the direction of the
arrow on the label,
with the labeled side
facing left.
• Insert only one
memory card.
• The Access lamp
(B) lights up when
a memory card is
inserted.
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12 Try Using the Machine
2
1
E
C
D
Load 4" x 6" (10 x 15 cm) photo paper in the
Rear Tray (C) in portrait orientation with the
printing side facing up.
Make sure that the Paper Output Tray (D) is open.
If printing starts while the Paper Output Tray is closed,
it will automatically open.
While the HOME screen appears, open the Card Slot Cover, insert a memory card into the Card
Slot.
When inserting a memory card into the Card Slot, the photos on the memory card are read and the screen to
specify photos and the number of copies to print appears.
Make sure that the Access lamp (E) has lit up, then close the Card Slot Cover.
• For details, refer to "5 Load Paper" on page
15.
12 Try Using the Machine
47
4
3
F
G
1.Trace along the Scroll Wheel (F) to display a photo to print.
2.Touch the [+] or [-] button to specify the number of copies.
3.Touch the Color button (G).
Printing will start.
After printing, open the Card Slot Cover, pinch the memory card and pull it straight out.
After removing the memory card, close the Card Slot Cover.
• Do not remove the memory card while the Access lamp is flashing. Saved data may be
damaged.
• When the machine is ready for printing, the Color button
lights up.
For more information on printing from a memory card, refer to
"Printing Photos" in the on-screen manual: Basic Guide.
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12 Try Using the Machine
Try Copying
1
2
3
4
E
G
A
H
D
C
B
F
I
Load A4 or Lettersized plain paper into
the Cassette (A).
This section describes
how to perform a
standard copy.
• For details,
refer to "5 Load
Paper" on page
15.
1.Open the Paper
Output Tray (B).
2.Open the Output
Tray Extension (C).
3.Open the Document
Cover (D).
If printing starts while
the Paper Output
Tray is closed, it will
automatically open.
Place the document face-down and
align it with the Alignment Mark (E).
• Do not place objects weighing
4.4 lb / 2.0 kg or more on
the Platen Glass (F), or do
not apply pressure to the
document by pressing on it
with a force exceeding 4.4
lb / 2.0 kg. The scanner may
malfunction or the glass may
break.
J
1.Close the Document Cover.
2.Touch the HOME button (G) to display Copy
on the HOME screen.
3.Touch the left FUNCTION button (H).
4.Touch the Black button (I) or the Color button
(J).
Copying will start. Do not open the Document Cover
until copying is complete. Remove the document after
printing.
• If Copy is not displayed on the HOME
screen, use the { or } button to display
Copy.
• When the machine is ready for copying, the
Black button and Color button light up.
For the procedure to copy on paper other
than plain paper, refer to "Copying" in the
on‑screen manual: Advanced Guide.
12 Try Using the Machine
49
Pr int P hotos from a Computer
1
2
4
C
A
B
Load 4" x 6" (10 x 15 cm)
photo paper in the Rear Tray
(A) in portrait orientation with
the printing side facing up.
Make sure that the Paper Output
Tray (B) is open.
If printing starts while the Paper
Output Tray is closed, it will
automatically open.
This section explains how to
print borderless photos using 4"
x 6" (10 x 15 cm) Photo Paper
Plus Glossy II.
• For details, refer to "5
Load Paper" on page
15.
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3
12 Try Using the Machine
Start Solution Menu EX from
the Canon Solution Menu
EX icon on the desktop
(Windows) or on the Dock
(Macintosh), click Photo
Print, then click Photo Print
(C).
Select the image you want to print,
then click Layout/Print.
When a photo is selected, the number
of copies is set to "1".
Click Print.
If you are using Windows, printing will
start.
If you are using Macintosh, click Print
on the Print dialog box to start printing.
Easy-PhotoPrint EX starts.
• For details on starting Solution Menu EX, refer to page 45.
For more information,
refer to the on-screen
manual: Advanced
Guide.
General Specifications
Specifications
13
Printing resolution (dpi)
9600* (horizontal) X 2400 (vertical)
* Ink droplets can be placed with a pitch of 1/9600 inch at minimum.
Interface
USB Port:
Hi-Speed USB *1
Direct Print Port:
PictBridge
Bluetooth v2.0 (Option) *2 *3 *4
USB flash drive
Infrared Port:
IrDA IR *5
LAN Port:
Wired LAN: 100BASE-TX/10BASE-T
Wireless LAN: IEEE802.11n/IEEE802.11g/IEEE802.11b *6
*1A 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.
*2 Maximum speed: 1.44 Mbps
*3JPEG/PNG only
*4Bluetooth connection is for printing only.
*5Maximum speed: 4 Mbps
Operating range: within 20 cm
*6Setup possible through Easy setup, WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) or
WCN (Windows Connect Now).
Print width
8 inches/203.2 mm
(for Borderless Printing: 8.5 inches/216 mm)
Operating environment
Temperature: 5 to 35°C (41 to 95°F)
Humidity: 10 to 90% RH (no condensation)
Storage environment
Temperature: 0 to 40°C (32 to 104°F)
Humidity: 5 to 95% RH (no condensation)
Power supply
AC 100-240 V, 50/60 Hz
Power consumption
Printing (Copy): Approx. 24W
Standby (minimum): Approx. 2.0W*
OFF: Approx. 0.5W*
*USB connection to PC
External dimensions
Approx. 18.5 (W) X 15.5 (D) X 7.9 (H) inches
Approx. 470 (W) X 392 (D) X 199 (H) mm
*With the Paper Support and Paper Output Tray retracted.
Weight
Approx. 10.7 kg (Approx. 23.6 lb)
*With the Print Head and ink tanks installed.
Print Head/Ink
Total 6144 nozzles (PgBK 512 nozzles, Y/DyeBK each 512 nozzles,
C/M/GY each 1536 nozzles)
Copy Specifications
Multiple copy
max. 99 pages
Intensity adjustment
9 positions, Auto intensity (AE copy)
Reduction/Enlargement
25% - 400% (1% unit)
Scan Specifications
Scanner driver
TWAIN/WIA (for Windows 7/Windows Vista/Windows XP)
Maximum scanning size
A4/Letter, 8.5" X 11.7" /216 X 297 mm
Scanning resolution
Optical resolution (horizontal X vertical)
max: 4800 dpi X 4800 dpi (Film Scan: 4800 dpi X 9600 dpi)
Interpolated resolution max: 19200 dpi X 19200 dpi
Gradation (Input/Output)
Gray: 48 bit/8 bit
(Film Scan: 48 bit/16 bit or 8 bit)
Color:48 bit/24 bit (RGB each 16 bit/8 bit)
(Film scan: 48 bit/48 bit or 24 bit)
Network Specifications
Communication protocol
TCP/IP
Wired LAN
Supported Standards:IEEE802.3u (100BASE-TX)/IEEE802.3 (10BASE-T)
Transfer speed: 10 M/100 Mbps (auto switching)
Wireless LAN
Supported Standards: IEEE802.11n/IEEE802.11g/IEEE802.11b
Frequency bandwidth: 2.4GHz
Channel: 1-11 or 1-13
*Frequency bandwidth and available channels differ depending on
country or region.
Transfer speed (Standard value):
IEEE802.11n: max. 150 Mbps
IEEE802.11g: max. 54 Mbps
IEEE802.11b: max. 11 Mbps
Communication distance: Indoors 50 m
*Effective range varies depending on the installation environment and
location.
Security:
WEP (64/128 bits)
WPA-PSK (TKIP/AES)
WPA2-PSK (TKIP/AES)
Setup:
WCN (WCN-UFD/WCN-NET)
WPS (Push button configuration/PIN code method)
Other Features: Administration password
Minimum System Requirements
Conform to the operating system’s requirements when higher than those
given here.
Operating System/Processor/RAM
Windows 7
1 GHz or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit
(x64) processor
1 GB (32-bit)/2 GB (64-bit)
Windows Vista, Vista SP1, Vista SP2
1 GHz processor
512 MB
Windows XP SP2, SP3
300 MHz processor
128 MB
Mac OS X v.10.6
Intel processor
1 GB
Mac OS X v.10.5
Intel processor, PowerPC G5, PowerPC
G4
(867 MHz or faster)
512 MB
Mac OS X v.10.4.11
Intel processor, PowerPC G5, PowerPC
G4, PowerPC G3
256 MB
Browser
Internet Explorer 6 or later
Safari 3
Hard Disk Space
1.5 GB
1.5 GB
Note: For bundled software
Note: For bundled software installation.
installation.
The necessary amount of hard disk
The necessary amount of hard disk
space may be changed without notice.
space may be changed without notice.
CD-ROM Drive
Required
Required
Display
SVGA 800 x 600
XGA 1024 x 768
• Easy-PhotoPrint Pro is a software plug-in for Canon Digital Photo
Professional Ver. 2.1 or later, Adobe Photoshop CS4, CS3, CS2, CS and
Adobe Photoshop Elements 6, 7*, and 8.
* Windows only.
• Windows: Operation can only be guaranteed on a PC with Windows 7,
Windows Vista or Windows XP pre-installed.
• Windows: Uninstall software bundled with the Canon inkjet printer before
upgrading from Windows Vista to Windows 7, then, install the bundled
software again.
• Some functions may not be available with Windows Media Center.
• Macintosh: Hard Disk must be formatted as Mac OS Extended (Journaled) or
Mac OS Extended.
• Macintosh: After upgrading from Mac OS X v.10.5 or lower to Mac OS X
v.10.6, install software bundled with the Canon inkjet printer.
• Internet Explorer 7 or later is required to install Easy-WebPrint EX. For
Windows use only.
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
Please note, from there you will need to select your product, then click on the
“Support by Email” link under Tech Support.
Toll-Free Tech Support— 1-800-OK-CANON
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 machine.
CLI-226M
CLI-226BK
CLI-226GY
PGI-225PGBK
CLI-226C
CLI-226Y
Order #
4548B001
4546B001
4550B001
4530B001
4547B001
4549B001
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