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Supplies and Accessories
BJ Catridges and BJ Tanks
Canon Specialty Papers
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Getting Help From Canon
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Servicing the Printer
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Installing a Printer Driver
Printing a Document
Printer Setup Within Windows 95
Opening the Printer Properties Dialog Box in Windows
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Using the Printer Driver in Windows 95
Printer Setup Within Windows 3.1
Accessing the Printer Options
The Windows Tabs
Specifying Your Printing Options
Recommended Graphics Settings
Using the Setup Analyzer
Using Color Advisor
Using Cartridge Detection
Printing Speed Versus Color
For Quick Color Printing
For High Quality Color Printing
For Monochrome Printing
Other Ways to Improve Print Speed in Windows
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Selecting Paper Types
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Paper Guidelines
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Setting the Paper Thickness Lever
Printer Settings for Various Print Media
Loading Paper
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Automatically Feeding Paper
Auto Feed Guidelines
Manually Feeding Paper
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Printing on Envelopes
Using Canon's Specialty Papers
Canon's High Resolution Paper HR-101
Fabric Sheet FS-101
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Printer Guidelines
Cleaning the Printer
Printing the Test Pages
Cleaning the Print Head
Cleaning the Print Head From Windows
Cleaning the Print Head Using the Operators Panel
BJ Cartridge Guidelines
BJ Cartridge and Ink Tank Maintenance
Replacing the BJ Cartridge
Replacing an Ink Tank in the BC-21 Color BJ Cartridge
Storing a BJ Cartridge
Transporting the Printer
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Using Canon's Support Services
Identifying Your Printer Problem
General Problems
Using the Super Solver
Clearing Paper Jams
Technical Notes
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Congratulations on your purchase of the Canon BJC-4200 Color Bubble Jet™
Printer. We appreciate your choosing this printer to meet your printing needs.
The BJC-4200 offers excellent print quality and fast print speed using both color and
black inks. We are certain you will be satisfied with this advanced Bubble Jet
technology.
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Your BJC-4200 printer supports excellent and unique print media options that
will allow you to produce dazzling, professional, and fun presentations. All of
these print media are specially designed and manufactured to work with your
Canon color printer so you can produce the finest output possible.
Canon has an extensive dealer network equipped to offer you supplies as you
need them. To find a dealer near you, call the Canon Referral Service at 1-800848-4123.
If supplies are not available from your local dealer, you can order directly from
Canon by calling
1-800-671-1090.
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Your BJC-4200 comes with:
{ One BC-21 Color BJ Cartridge
{ One SB-21 BJ Cartridge Container
You can also purchase the following optional BJ cartridges for use with the printer:
{ BC-20 Black BJ Cartridge
{ BC-22 Photo BJ Cartridge
{ BC-29F Neon BJ Cartridge
You can purchase the following ink tanks for use in the BC-21 Color BJ Cartridge:
{ BCI-21 Black Ink Tank
{ BCI-21 Color Ink Tank
BJ Cartridges contain the Bubble Jet print head
and ink tank, while ink tanks contain ink only.
You can also purchase the optional Canon BC-22 Photo Kit, which includes
everything you need to produce photo-realistic images:
{ BC-22 Photo BJ Cartridge
{ SB-22 BJ Cartridge Container
{ Canon High Resolution Paper HR-101 (60 Sheets)
See Chapter 4, Maintaining the Printer, for details on replacing BJ cartridges.
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Canon manufactures the following specialty papers:
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Bubble Jet Paper LC-301 (water resistant)
High Resolution Paper HR-101
Transparency CF-102
Back Print Film BF-102
High Gloss Film HG-101
Fabric Sheet FS-101
T-Shirt Transfers TR-101
Greeting Cards GC-101
Brochure Paper BP-101
See Chapter 3, Paper Handling, for details on Canon's specialty papers.
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Canon provides experienced support personnel to help you in every way.
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You can easily contact Canon on the World Wide Web. Our address is:
http://www.ccsi.canon.com
Canon provides a bulletin board service (BBS), which is useful for obtaining newly
developed third-party drivers. Call 1-757-420-2000. The protocol for the BBS is up to
28,800 bps, eight data bits, one stop bit, and no parity.
If you use CompuServe®, you can access the Canon Peripherals Forum. This allows you
to talk with other users, send a message to Canon, or download printer drivers. Just type
GO CANON at any CompuServe prompt.
{ If you have a modem, you can contact Canon through the Web, its BBS, or
CompuServe. Through these on-line services, you can find out about the latest
Canon products, or you can retrieve general information about specific products.
{ If you are looking for information about any Canon printer driver for a unique
situation, you can contact one of the Canon on-line services.
{ You can retrieve information from the on-line services at any hour of the day or
night
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Canon provides on-screen assistance with both the Visual Guide and the Super Solver.
{ Canon's Visual Guide contains a wealth of information about your printer including
basic operational functions, color printing, and troubleshooting. Once installed, you
can select the Visual Guide from the Visual Guide tab in your printer driver or from
Canon Creative.
{ Canon's Super Solver is now included with Canon Creative. The Super Solver is an
on-line troubleshooting guide. It includes questions and answers to any problems
you may have. Once installed, you can select the Super Solver from the Visual
Guide tab in your printer driver or from Canon Creative.
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Canon provides a 24-hour, toll-free Fax Retrieval System. You can use this service to get
helpful documents faxed directly to your fax machine. These documents contain useful
information to assist you tin the operation of your Canon Printer. To access this service
call 1-800-526-4345.
{ One of the first things you may want to do after setting up your printer is call the
Canon Fax Retrieval System and request an index of the documents available to
you through this service. Documents will be faxed directly to your fax machine.
{ The Fax Retrieval System offers up-to-date information about Canon's products as
well as technical information about specific products. By reviewing the index, you
can determine what information would be beneficial to your installation.
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Canon provides customer support and service for all Canon printer products. If you have
any questions regarding your new printer, call the Canon Computer Systems Customer
Care Center at 1-800-423-2366. Support is available from 6 a.m. to 12 midnight Eastern
Standard Time (EST) seven days a week except holidays.
{ If you seem to have an operation problem, try to solve it by using the Super Solver
or by referring to the troubleshooting information in your Visual Guide. If you
cannot quickly resume normal operation, contact Canon's experienced support
personnel at the Customer Care Center.
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Customer support for Canadian residents is available 24 hours a day (seven days a week)
at 1-800-263-1121.
In other countries, please contact your Canon Dealer.
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The Canon BJC-4200 Color Bubble Jet Printer is designed with the latest technology
to provide trouble-free operation. The warranty information at the back of this
manual describes Canon's limited one-year warranty for its Bubble Jet printers. Be
sure to read the warranty information to find out about the different service options
available to you.
Save your sales receipt for proof of purchase. In the event that your printer needs service,
you will need your proof of purchase to obtain warranty service.
If you feel your BJC-4200 Color Bubble Jet Printer needs servicing, contact Canon
on the World Wide Web to locate the Canon Authorized Service Facility (ASF)
nearest you or to find out about the exclusive Canon InstantExchange warranty
program. If you do not have access to the Web, you can call the Customer Care
Center.
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This chapter desribes how to use the printer with your Windows applications. It
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Printer setup within Windows 95
Printer setup within Windows 3.1
The Windows tabs
Printing speed versus color
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Before you can use any type of printer with your computer, you must install a printer
driver. The printer driver tells the computer what kind of a printer you are using. The
printer driver also controls the various settings, such as print quality and paper type.
You define these settings within the printer driver, and then the printer driver
communicates the settings to both the computer and the printer.
You must install the BJ Printer Driver before you can use the BJC-4200 with your
computer. See your Quick Start Guide for instructions.
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This procedure describes the general steps required for printing from various
Windows applications. The exact steps for printing a document may vary depending
on the application program you are using. Refer to your software application's
documentation for the exact printing procedure.
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document you want to print.
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appropriate for printing your document. ( See Printer Setup Within
Windows 95 or Printer Setup Within Windows 3.1 for details.)
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You can use the printer with all your Windows 95 applications
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command.
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Properties command from the File menu.
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button, and then select Properties from the drop down list.
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Details, Paper, Graphics, Setting, Control, and Visual Guide (if installed). See The
Windows Tabs section (page 2-5) for details.
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Help:
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You can use the BJC-4200 with all your Windows 3.1 applications.
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You can access the printing options from the Printers dialog box in the Control
Panel, or you can select the Print Setup option available from the File menu of most
applications that run in Windows.
If the Print Setup option does not appear in the File menu for your application, refer to
the user's manual supplied with the application. It should provide information about
changing the printer setup parameters.
In Windows 3.1, the printing options are displayed on these tabs: Paper, Graphics,
Setting, and Control, and Visual Guide (if installed). See the next section, The
Windows Tabs, for details.
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The BJC-4200 printer driver has several tabs from which you can select your printing
options and learn about your printer driver as well as your BJC-4200 printer.
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This tab allows you to add comments regarding the printer driver and print a
test page or a seperator page. (You see this tab when you open the Properties
dialog box from the Printers folder, but not from within a Windows
application.)
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This tab allows you to specify printer port settings, spool settings, and timeout settings. (You see this tab when you open the Properties dialog box from
the Printers folder, but not from within a Windows application.)
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This tab allows you to specify page orientation, paper size, and type of print
media. (The printing options on this tab are the same for both Windows 95 and
Windows 3.1.)
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This tab allows you to specify print quality, color model, and print model. (The
printing options on this tab are the same for both Windows 95 and Windows
3.1. However, the Image Color Matching feature is available in Windows 95
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This tab allows you to turn on or off the Setup Analyzer and the Color
Advisor. It also allows you to save up to four custom print settings.(The
printing options on this tab are the same for both Windows 95 and Windows
3.1.)
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This tab allows you to print test pages, turn off the printer, enable or disable
the auto power on feature, clean the print head, or move the BJ cartridge so
you can change it. It also allows you to turn off the printer after a certain
period of inactivity. (The printing options on this tab are the same for both
Windows 95 and Windows 3.1.)
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This tab is selectable once you have installed either the Visual Guide or
the Super Solver. From this tab you can initiate installation if either the
Visual Guide or the Super Solver is not installed. Once installed, you can
start either the Visual Guide or the Super Solver from this tab.
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Be sure to use your on-line help to find out about the settings available for each
printing option.
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{ To access the Help file, click on the Help button.
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message appears at the bottom of the tab.
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You can select the following printing options from the graphics tab to achieve the
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Monochrome Slightly slower than draft. Quality is
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Monochrome Slower than Standard but optimizes
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Fast color printing but quality is not
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The Setup Analyzer allows the printer driver to evaluate your choice of choice of
printing settings. On the Setting tab, click on the green
to enable the Setup
Analyzer. Click on the red Ø symbol to disable it.
When you exit the printer driver and accept your printing settings by clicking the OK
button, the Setup Analyzer (if enabled) checks to see if any of your settings are
contrary to the recommended settings. If there are inconsistancies, a dialog box
similar to this appears:
The inconsistencies appear with check boxes. You can use the dialog box buttons to
select or deselect the inconsistencies, and/or fix or ignore the inconsistencies.
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Canon's Color Advisor is automatically installed when you install the BJ Printer
Driver from the Canon Creative CD. Color Advisor is a tool that colors documents
even when your software application does not support color, and it expands the
range of colors you can use when your application does support color. See your
Visual Guide for details on using the Color Advisor.
To enable the Color Advisor, click on the green
disable it.
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Use Cartridge Detection if you want the driver to alert you when the installed BJ
cartridge is not the correct choice to use with your Color Model setting. To enable
Cartridge Detection, which is located on the Setting tab, click the green check. Click
on the red Ø symbol to disable it.
If cartridge Detection cannot detect the cartridge type, it advises you to check that
you printer is on-line and that the cables are secure.
If you choose the monochrome Color Model and you have a BC-21 Color BJ
Cartridge installed, you'll see:
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You now have a color cartridge installed in your
printer. For faster printing speed, change the
color catridge to the monochrome catridge.
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The BJC-4200 Windows printer driver can interpret and translate the full spectrum of
colors, up to 16.7 million colors. When printing in color, there is a significant
increase in the amount of information that the driver has to interpret and translate.
When printing black ink only, the driver has only one color to interpret.
By decreasing the amount of colors that the printer driver has to interpret, you can
significantly decrease the time needed to translate the information. This will speed up
the overall printing process.
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In the BJC-4200 Windows printer driver, choose the following settings. These
selections allow the printer driver to interpret and translate 256 colors, which will
increase your printing speed. However, your print quality will not be optimized.
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Select the settings shown below to allow the printer driver to interpret and translate
up to 16.7 million colors. Keep in mind that your print speed will be slower than with
other setting combinations.
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Use the BC-20 Black BJ Cartridge to optimize the printer's performance when you
are printing black text and graphics only.
In the BJC-4200 printer driver, choose the following settings to tell your printer to
print using black ink only.
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This avoids the extra step of sending the print file to the Print Manager and
may increase your printing speed by as much as 25%, depending on the
computer you are using.
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permanent swap file that is from 4 MB to 9 MB. The computer will be able to
prepare the print file faster. See your Windows documentation for instructions.
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In the Custom Settings dialog box, choose Diffusion only when printing final
output or photographic images. Choosing a Halftone setting of Fine allows the
documents to print as much as 20% faster because the computer does not need
to compute to "best possible position" for each dot.
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In the Custom Settings dialog box, avoid Match as the Color Adjustment
setting. The screen matching feature takes longer to process in the computer
because it requires special information.
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the printed page. This takes more time than if you select each setting.
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or programs stored in Windows background; this frees up more memory for
Windows processing.
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If you will be printing text in black only, choose a Color Selection of Black and
White rather than Grayscale. Print draft documents in Monochrome rather than
Color, or use Draft print qualitywhen printing in color.
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The computer will need to calculate and transmit fewer dots. Too many colors
can make the image confusing and less effective as well as cause the print
speed to slow down.
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Use Black, cyan, yellow, magenta, blue, green, and red when possible. The
computer will need to calculate and transfer less dot information.
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This chapter describes how to use the printer for all your printing operations. It
includes:
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To ensure the best performance of your printer, you'll want to select the best paper
and load it correctly. You can stack paper in the sheet feeder to load it automatically,
or you can manually feed one sheet at a time.
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One of the most important things you can do to assure the best possible performance
of your Bubble Jet printer is to select the correct paper. Your printer produces letter
quality print on most plain paper bond papers, including cotton bond and
photocopying papers; it does not require special ink jet papers. However, the print
quality varies with different paper types. Be sure to test a type of paper before you
purchase a large quantity.
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The printer supports paper sizes of letter, legal, and A4 in portrait orientation. You
can use regular copier paper, cotton bond papers, and typical letterhead. Always use
paper without curls, folds, staples, or damaged edges.
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The Canon Bubble Jet Paper LC-301 has been developed for high quality printing
with minimal or no smearing or running when in contact with water or damp
surfaces, making a good choice for damp or rainy environments. The paper is
specially created and printable on both sides. (In your printer driver, select Plain
Paper when you load this paper.)
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The Canon High Resolution Paper HR-101 is designed to produce near photographic
quality print output with sharp and vivid graphics. For best results, use the optional
BC-22 Photo BJ Cartridge to produce images comparable to your favorite
photographs.
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Transparency CF-102 from Canon are recommended. These transparencies produce
excellent contrast, sharpness, and color.
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Canon Back Print Film BF-102 has been specially developed for Canon Color Bubble
Jet printers. The film is designed to deliver brilliant, high-intensity color images
suitable for business presentations, design work, or professional reports. Back Print
Film is printed on the back (non-glossy) side of the film in mirror image and then
viewed from the front or glossy side using a backlighting device. For more details,
ask a Canon Authorized Dealer for information or refer to the manual supplied with
the film.
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The Canon High Gloss Film HG-101 features a bright white finish that lends striking
visual power to charts, graphs, and photographic images. Use this film to make your
presentation materials and graphics look professional.
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Use Fabric Sheets FS-101 for Canon Bubble Jet printers to print banners, pillow
covers, scarves, flags, and other textile items. Use these sheets for appliqués and
other craft and sewing projects. Fabric sheets are 9.5" x 14".
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Use Canon's popular T-Shirt Transfers TR-101 to create and personalize T-shirts,
sweatshirts, aprons, tablecloths, napkins, tote bags, and anything else your
imagination allows! Use on any cotton or cotton/poly blend fabric. Your image is
printed in mirror image (when you use T-Shirt Transfer mode through the BJC-4200
Printer Driver) so when you iron it onto the T-shirt, the image is viewed correctly.
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Get the most out of your Canon Creative or other card making software with Canon
Greeting Cards GC-101. These cards give your unique, personalized cards the look
and feel of professional cards. You can create cards, invitations, announcements, and
more.
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Canon's Brochure Paper BP-101 is specifically designed for creating high quality
brochures on glossy paper. Combined with Design Essentials from Canon Creative,
you have everything you need to create professional half-fold, tri-fold, and full sheet
brochures. Each glossy sheet is coated on both sides to allow manual duplex printing.
If you are printing in an application outside Windows, your software application or
printer driver must support mirror image printing in order to use Back Print Film or TShirt Transfers
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When selecting or loading paper, please remember the following:
{ Attempting to print on damp, curled, wrinkled, or torn paper can cause paper
jams and poor print quality.
{ Use cut-sheet paper only. You cannot use multipart paper.
{ When using graph paper, the lines may not match because the 1/6 inch line
spacing of the printer is slightly less than that of graph paper.
{ If the print density of your page is very high, light paper stock may curl slightly
due to the large amount if ink. If you need to print dense graphics, try printing
on heavier stock.
{ Do not use thicker paper than meets the specifications for this printer. Printing
with a paper that is thick enough to come in contact with the print head
nozzles may damage the BJ Cartridge.
{ When printing on legal size paper (or larger), do not extend the paper output
tray.
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To ensure trouble-free paper handling, you'll want to set the paper thickness lever
before loading paper.
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{ Right for heavier-weight print media or envelopes
Be sure check this lever when you change BJ cartridges, and before and after printing
on heavier-weight print media or envelopes.
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You can stack paper in the sheet feeder to load it automatically, or you can manually
feed one sheet at a time through the manual feed slot.
You can place approximately 100 sheets of plain paper (20 lb. or 75 g/m²) in the
sheet feeder at a time.
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print film in the sheet feeder. However, these special media may not advance
correctly under unusual environmental conditions (such as extreme temperatures or
humidity). If you have trouble with special papers becoming skewed or feeding
multiple sheets, do not stack them in the sheet feeder. Load them one sheet at a time.
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sheets of paper may become bent or curled over time. This may cause the
paper to misfeed or jam.
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{ The capacity of the paper output tray is 20 sheets of paper. To reduce paper
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cloth. (For details on cleaning the platen, see page 4-3.)
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several minutes, the ink becomes water resistant.
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the tab on the right side of the sheet feeder; stacking too much paper may
cause paper feeding or printing problems.
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nor the right edge of the sheet feeder.
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sheet after it is delivered. Do not allow film sheets to stack up in the paper
output tray.
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complete drying time required for Canon's transparencies or back print film is
approximately 15 minutes.
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place the sheets of film in a clear file.
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recommended. You may be able to stack envelopes of other sizes in the sheet feeder;
however, Canon cannot guarantee consistent performance on envelope sizes other
than COM10 and DL.
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the sheet feeder. (You can also manually feed envelopes one at a time.)
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the paper to remove paper dust from the printer's rollers; this will help prevent paper
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handling procedures. Be sure to look through this booklet for special information
regarding the Fabric Sheets. This section describes specific steps for using Fabric
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which may cause the print head to dry out. This is critical. If left uncapped, the
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especially well around the platen area. If the rollers become dirty, you can clean them
using a small soft brush.
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smudges and dust.
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to check the operation of your printer and your print quality.
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yellow, magenta, cyan, and black. In the color pattern, you'll notice that lines are
missing between the colors. This is normal.
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want to produce photo-realistic color printing. When used with Canon's High
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images comparable to your favorite photographs. When you run out ink, you replace
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Contains the print head unit and neon color and black inks. Use this cartridge when
you want to add hot new colors to everything from your business graphs to stickers
for your kids. These amazing bright fluorescent colors make your pictures, graphs,
and fun images really stand out. When you run out ink, you replace the complete
cartridge.
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page. If the majority of your output is graphics, you may need to change cartridges
or tanks more often than when you are printing text only. See Appendix A,
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unnecessarily. This may cause the ink to clog.
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cause ink clogging.
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BJ cartridges and ink tanks out of the reach of children.
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cause stains.
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the BJ cartridge or the silver metal or circuit area on the side. The metal area may
become hot during printing.
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with the optional BC-20 Black BJ Cartridge. Follow the instructions in this section to
replace an old BJ cartridge or to change BJ cartridges when you are switching
between the BC-21 and any of the optional BJ cartridges.
You only need to replace the BC-21 Color BJ Cartridge when the print head is
damaged (or after printing approximately 2000 pages). If one of the ink tanks (either
color or black) in your BC-21 Color BJ Cartridge is out of ink, see the next section
(page 4-18) for instructions on how to replace an ink tank.
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cartridge holder from the home position, the BJ cartridge will not be capped and it
may dry out.
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blank, replace the empty ink tank in the BC-21 Color BJ Cartridge.
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printer and you need to take care when transporting it. The printer's components, such as
the sheet feeder, may become damaged if subjected to severe vibration during
transportation. Also, your print head my dry out during travel (and become unusable) if
it is not capped and taped correctly.
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the printer may leak, and the print head may dry out. Also, if you do not
tape the BJ cartridge to the side of the printer, ink may spill into the
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Due to today's rapidly changing personal computer environment, we have placed
troubleshooting information in a variety of places to ensure that the most accurate
information possible is available. The best place to find current information is through
our on-line support services and through our Fax Retrieval System. On-line services
include the World Wide Web and our BBS, and CompuServe. On-screen services
include the Visual Guide, which includes visual images, and Canon's Super Solver,
which includes questions and answers to most problems you may have.
This chapter contains very basic information to help you solve printer problems. It
describes how to use Canon's various support services, covers a few basic problems,
and describes how to clear a paper jam. For complete problem solving information,
be sure to use the Super Solver and our other support services.
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{ If you have a need for a unique printer driver:
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You install the Super Solver from the Canon Creative CD. You can install it along
with the Visual Guide or separately from the Canon Creative Launcher.
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BJC-4200 Printer Driver or from Canon Creative.
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Mode" (Note: This is different than LPT1 mode)
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Down" key to cycle to "ECP Mode"
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Configuration of parallel port in CMOS and LPT.VXD file.
Case #1 Partial printout may occur with the following settings:
CMOS value for LPT1 is ECP LPT.VXD v4.00.950 file size 35,479
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Windows 95 section.
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Approx. 80 sheets (0.4" stack)
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Bubble Jet paper
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Greeting cards
Brochure paper
Envelopes
Canon High Resolution Paper HR-101
Canon Transparency CF-102
Canon Back Print Film BF-102
Canon High Gloss Film HG-101
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Canon T-Shirt Transfers TR-101
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Canon Brochure Paper BP-101
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Automatic Feed
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17 to 30 lb (64 to 105 g/m2)
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Standard mode -- 173 cps at 10 cpi
Draft mode -- 255 cps at 10 cpi
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coverage of printable area (print speed
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64 nozzles for black
24 nozzles for each color (cyan, magenta,
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Print head life Approximately 2,000 color pages at 30%
coverage
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