Canon 9500 Series Photo Printer User Manual

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QT50144V02
series
Photo Printer
Easy Setup Instructions
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Unpack the Printer
1 Carefully remove all items from the box.
3
Prepare the Printer
1 Plug the power cord into the back of the printer
4
Install the Print Head
1 Firmly raise the print head lock lever.
Connect the Printer
and Load Paper
5
Install the Ink Tanks
IMPORTANT: When the POWER lamp flashes
blue and the printer vibrates, the printer is
shaking the ink tanks. Once you have installed
the ink tanks and have closed the Top Cover,
wait for about 2 minutes 30 seconds until the
POWER lamp stops flashing and stays lit, and
the printer has stopped making operating
noises before proceeding. Do not open the Top
Cover while the printer is operating (the POWER
lamp is flashing blue).
1 Remove the Red Ink Tank (PGI-9R) from its
and connect the other end to a power outlet.
Press the POWER button. The printer will
initialize. Wait until the POWER lamp displays a
steady blue light.
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POWER Lamp
POWER Button
2 Remove and discard the orange protective cap
2 Remove the Print Head from its package.
PIXMA Pro9500 series
Photo Printer
Nozzles
Tear at notch to open
2 Open the Front Tray. Raise the Top Cover.
NOTE: Gently press the
mark on the
Front Tray. The Front Tray automatically opens.
Top Cover
Documentation and
Software Kit
CAUTION: There might be some transparent or
light color ink on the inside of the bag the Print
Head comes in - this has no effect on print
quality. Be careful not to get ink on yourself
when handling these items.
located on the bottom of the ink tank.
1 TURN THE PRINTER OFF.
IMPORTANT: Do not touch the electrical
contacts.
NOTE:
· To avoid spilling ink, never press on the sides of
an ink tank.
· Do not touch the open ink port once the protective
cap is removed, as this may prevent the ink from
being ejected properly.
Electrical Contacts
Protective Cap
IMPORTANT: Be sure the printer is off before
continuing, or the computer will attempt to
install the printer driver before the printer is
ready.
2 Connect one end of the USB cable to the
computer, the other to the appropriate USB
port on the printer.
NOTE: The Pro9500 series Photo Printer is
equipped with USB 2.0 Hi-Speed port. If your PC
does not support USB 2.0 Hi-Speed, or if any
non-certified USB 2.0 cable or driver is used for
the connection, the printer will operate at a
lower speed provided under USB 1.1.
NOTE: Do not touch the nozzles.
Ink Port
3 Remove and discard the orange protective cap
from the Print Head.
3 Insert the ink tank into the rightmost slot.
Press the
mark on the ink tank until it clicks
into place and then its lamp lights red.
USB Port
USB Port
USB Cable
Front Tray
PIXMA Pro9500 series
Print Head
3 The Print Head Holder automatically moves to
the center. Remove the protective tape from
the Print Head Holder. The tape position is
subject to change.
CAUTION: There might be some transparent or
light color ink on 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.
NOTE:
· Do not touch the print head nozzles and the
electrical contacts.
· Do not attempt to reattach the protective cap once
it has been removed.
Power Cord
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Ink Lamp
4 Insert the remaining nine ink tanks into their
assigned slots. Ensure that ink lamps light red.
USB Cable
Refer to the color
guide on the print
head lock lever.
3 Pinch the Paper Guide and slide it to the left.
Electrical
Contacts
Print Head
Nozzles
5 Close the Top Cover. Lift open the Paper
Load two sheets of plain paper into the Auto
Sheet Feeder, align the paper with the right
edge of the Auto Sheet Feeder, then slide the
Paper Guide toward the left edge of the paper.
Support and the Paper Support Extension, then
pull out the Front Tray Extension.
PGI-9MBK
PGI-9PBK Matte PGI-9PC
Black
Photo
PGI-9PM Photo
Cyan
Black
Photo
Magenta
Paper Support
Extension
Protective Tape
PGI-9GY
Gray
4 Write down the serial number located inside
the printer. You will need this to register your
products.
Auto Sheet
Feeder
4 Slide the Print Head into the holder.
The Print Head will rest at a slight angle.
Print Side
Paper Support
Top Cover
Paper
Guide
PGI-9M
Magenta
PGI-9Y
Yellow
PGI-9C
Cyan
Electrical
Contacts
PGI-9G
Green
NOTE: Do not touch the electrical contacts.
PGI-9R
Red
5 Lower the print head lock lever carefully.
2 Remove the tapes from the printer.
NOTE:
· It takes about an hour to complete the setup of the
printer.
· A USB cable is necessary to connect the printer
with your computer.
Serial Number Location
IMPORTANT: If the Top Cover is left open for
more than 10 minutes, the Print Head Holder
moves to the right. Close and reopen the Top
Cover to return the holder to the center.
Front Tray Extension
NOTE: If the ALARM lamp on the printer flashes
orange after you have closed the Top Cover, an
ink tank may not be installed properly. Open the
Top Cover and make sure that the ink tanks are
installed in the correct order directed on the
label.
IMPORTANT: Print Head Alignment (Step 6)
requires that letter size paper is loaded in the
Auto Sheet Feeder (top paper feeder).
Continue with Step 6
on the back page.
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Windows Printer Driver Installation and Print Head Alignment
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Macintosh Printer Driver Installation and Print Head Alignment
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NOTE: The screens below refer to Windows XP
Service Pack 2 installation. Screens may differ
depending on the operating system you are
using.
IMPORTANT: Since Mac® OS 9, Mac OS X Classic
environments, or Mac OS X v.10.2.7 or earlier
are not supported, do not connect the printer to
these.
1 Be sure to TURN THE PRINTER OFF before
continuing.
2 Turn on the computer and start Windows.
NOTE:
· For Windows XP or Windows 2000, log on to
Windows as a member of the Administrators group
before continuing.
· Before installing the driver, disable all anti-virus
programs and automatically loading programs.
IMPORTANT: If you see the Found New
Hardware Wizard, remove the USB cable. Click
Cancel to quit the screen. Next, turn off the
printer. Then proceed from step 3 to install
the printer driver.
IMPORTANT: If your computer cannot detect a
printer port, click Help and refer to the online
instructions.
If a message asking for your confirmation to
restart your computer appears, click OK.
The system is restarted automatically.
8 When the Print Head Alignment screen
appears, ensure that two sheets of letter size
paper are loaded in the Auto Sheet Feeder (top
paper feeder). Click Execute, read the message
and click Print Head Alignment.
NOTE:
· Use Mac OS X v.10.2.8 to 10.4.x.
· The screens below refer to Mac OS X v.10.4.x
installation. Screens may differ depending on the
operating system you are using.
· Before installing the driver, disable all anti-virus
programs and automatically loading programs.
NOTE: If the installer in the CD-ROM does not
run automatically, click Start and select My
Computer, then double-click the CD-ROM icon
.
NOTE: Log on as an Administrator before
continuing.
2 Double-click the Setup icon.
NOTE: When the Authenticate screen appears,
enter your administrator name and password,
then click OK.
If you do not know your administrator name or
password, click
on the lower-left corner of
the screen, then follow the on-screen
instructions.
NOTE:
· Print head alignment will take about nine minutes
to complete. Do not start another operation here.
· Do not open the Top Cover while printing.
5 When the list of applications to install appears,
verify the contents, click Install, then follow the
instructions on the screen.
Move the cursor over items to display
explanations of each application below.
6 Read the License Agreement and click Yes.
Follow the on-screen instructions to install the
software.
If a message asking for your confirmation to
restart your computer appears, click OK.
The system is restarted automatically.
7 When the Printer Connection screen appears,
ensure that the printer is connected to the
computer with the USB cable, then TURN THE
PRINTER ON. The software will begin
identifying the printer port being used.
If the printer is not displayed on the Printer
List, click Add to add the printer.
For details, follow the instructions in Mac
Help.
NOTE:
· Some parts of the first pattern that is printed will be faint.
· If the pattern is not printed successfully, refer to
“Eleven flashes” in “Handling Error Messages” in
the Quick Start Guide. When you align the print
head again, the pattern that is printed is different
from the pattern shown above.
10 After print head alignment is completed, click Next.
11 When the Installation Results screen appears,
click Next.
12 When the User Registration screen appears,
click Register.
NOTE:
· Follow on-screen instructions to register your
product. You will need your product serial number,
which is located on the inside of the printer. See
Step 2- 4 on the front page. If you intend to register
later, double-click
on the desktop after Step 14 .
· If your computer is not connected to the Internet,
click Next.
13 Go back to the User Registration screen, then
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Introduction to the Front
Paper Feeding
Loading paper in the Front Tray to print on large
size paper or to print on thick paper such as art
paper.
d. Ensure that two sheets of letter size paper
are loaded in the Auto Sheet Feeder (top
paper feeder).
e. Click the down-arrow to select Test Print.
Click the Print Head Alignment icon, read
the message and click Print Head
Alignment.
Front Tray
IMPORTANT:
NOTE:
· Select Easy Install in order to install the
application software, on-screen manuals and
printer driver. Select Custom Install in order to
choose the options you would like to install.
· Adobe Photoshop CS, Adobe Photoshop CS2, or
Digital Photo Professional must be installed to use
Easy-PhotoPrint Pro.
4 Read the License Agreement and click Yes.
Follow the on-screen instructions to install the
software.
5 When the Print Head Alignment Recommended
screen appears, click Next.
6 When the User Registration screen appears,
click Register.
NOTE:
· Follow on-screen instructions to register your
product. You will need your product serial number,
which is located on the inside of the printer. See
Step 2- 4 on the front page. If you intend to register
later, double-click
on the desktop after Step 11 .
· If your computer is not connected to the Internet,
click Next.
7 Go back to the User Registration screen, then
click Next.
8 When the Installation completed successfully
screen appears, click Restart.
click Next.
We would appreciate it if you would take part in
the PIXMA Extended Survey Program regarding
the use of Canon printers. For details, refer to the
on-screen instructions.
· When loading paper in the Front Tray, the paper
sticks out from the back of the printer. Keep a
space of 40 cm / 15.7 inches for this purpose
behind the printer.
· There are wheels on the back corners of the
printer. Lift up the front of the printer to move it
back and forth.
NOTE:
· Print head alignment will take about nine minutes
to complete. Do not start another operation here.
· Do not open the Top Cover while printing.
10 Print head alignment is automatically adjusted
by printing the patterns below.
40 cm / 15.7 inches
behind the Printer
NOTE:
· Some parts of the first pattern that is printed will
be faint.
· If the pattern is not printed successfully, refer to
“Eleven flashes” in “Handling Error Messages” in
the Quick Start Guide. When you align the print
head again, the pattern that is printed is different
from the pattern shown above.
11 Click Quit to exit the Canon IJ Printer Utility.
14 When the Installation completed successfully
screen appears, click Exit.
If Restart is displayed, ensure the Restart the
system now (recommended) check box is
selected, then click Restart.
NOTE: For details, refer to “Shaking the Ink
Tanks Periodically” in the Quick Start
c. Select Pro9500 series from the Product list
and click Maintenance.
by printing the patterns below.
Install.
To maintain optimal print quality, press the
RESUME/CANCEL button on the printer about once
a week to shake the ink tanks.
You can load paper in both the Auto Sheet Feeder
and the Front Tray.
9 Print head alignment is automatically adjusted
4 When the main menu appears, click Easy
NOTE:
· Select Easy Install in order to install the application
software, on-screen manuals and printer driver.
Select Custom Install in order to choose the options
you would like to install.
· Adobe® Photoshop® CS, Adobe Photoshop CS2, or
Digital Photo Professional must be installed to use
Easy-PhotoPrint Pro.
b. When the Printer List screen appears, select
Pro9500 series from the Name list, then
click Utility (Configure when using Mac OS X
v.10.2.8) icon.
the Setup CD-ROM.
If the CD-ROM folder does not open automatically,
double-click the
on the desktop.
Install and then Install, then follow the onscreen instructions.
should run automatically.
a. After restarting the computer, select
Applications from the Go menu. Doubleclick the Utilities folder, then the Printer
Setup Utility (Print Center when using Mac
OS X v.10.2.8) icon.
For the Best Print Result
1 Turn on your Mac and your printer and insert
3 When the main menu appears, click Easy
3 Insert the Setup CD-ROM. The setup program
9 Start the print head alignment procedure.
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The system is restarted automatically.
Part no. QT5-0144-V02 © 2007 Canon Inc. Microsoft and Windows are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries. Macintosh and Mac are trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.
Adobe and Adobe Photoshop are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries. Specifications subject to change without notice. Printed in Japan.
NOTE: For details, refer to “Loading Paper in the
Front Tray” in “Loading Paper” in the Quick Start
Guide.