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Color Bubble Jet™ Printer
S500
Easy Setup Instructions
1 Unpack the Printer
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2 Prepare the Printer
Carefully remove all items from the box.
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3 Install the Printhead
Remove the orange shipping tape
from the front and sides of the printer.
1
Remove the printhead from its package.
4 Install the Ink Tanks
1
Pull the orange tab off the yellow ink tank
(BCI-3eY), then remove and discard the
plastic wrapper.
the Printer
5 Connect
To Your Computer
For USB Cables:
1
Turn the printer off.
IMPORTANT: Be sure printer is off
before continuing, or the computer
will attempt to install the printer
driver before the printer is ready.
2
Shipping Tape
2
Turn the printhead over, then remove
the orange protective cap.
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S500 Series
Color Bubble Jet Printer
2
Connect one end of the USB cable
to the computer, the other to the printer.
Twist off and discard the orange
protective cap.
Protective cap
Plug the power cord into the back of the
printer and connect the other end to a
power outlet.
NOTE: Do not touch the electrical contacts.
NOTE: To avoid spilling ink, never press on
the sides of an ink tank.
Paper Rest
Electrical contacts
Output Tray
3
Insert the ink tank into the correct slot.
(Refer to the color guide on the printhead.)
USB Port
USB Cable
Press down gently until the ink tank locks
into place.
For Parallel Cables:
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3
Press the POWER button.
Raise the gray lock lever.
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POWER
Button
POWER
Light
IMPORTANT: Be sure printer is off
before continuing, or the computer
will attempt to install the printer
driver before the printer is ready.
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Documentation
and Software Kit
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4
Turn the printer off.
Insert the remaining three ink tanks into
their assigned slots.
2
Connect one end of the parallel cable to
the computer, the other to the printer.
(IEEE 1284 compliant)
Gently slide the printhead into the holder.
The printhead will rest at a slight angle.
Do not press it down.
Open the front cover. The printhead holder
automatically moves to the center. Remove
the protective orange tape.
Parallel Cable
S500 BJ (Bubble Jet) Printhead
Power Cord
5
5
Close the front cover and attach the
paper rest and output tray.
Lower the lock lever and gently press
it down until it locks into place.
Secure
Wire Clips
Protective tape
Parallel Port
Parallel Cable
Serial number
Ink Tanks
BCI-3eC Cyan
BCI-3eM Magenta
BCI-3eBK Black
BCI-3eY Yellow
5
Write down the serial number located to
the right of the printhead. You will need
this later to register the product.
Continue with Step 6
on side two.
6 Install the Printer Driver (Windows )
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7 Align the Printhead
Install the Printer Driver (Macintosh®)
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Be sure the printer is off before continuing.
POWER
Button
6
POWER
Light
Click Start. (If the Printer Driver button is
not red, select Printer Driver, then click
Start.) The printer driver will start loading
automatically.
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2
Insert the S500 Setup Software & User's
Guide CD-ROM.
7
After the computer restarts, select the
Apple menu, then Chooser.
Open the printer driver folder on the CD-ROM,
then double-click the Installer icon.
Before using the printer, align the printhead
to ensure the best quality printing.
1
Place a sheet of blank paper in the
paper rest.
2
Start the alignment procedure.
Windows:
a. Click Start, then Settings, then
Printers.
NOTE: For Windows 2000 or Windows NT 4.0,
log on to Windows as an Administrator before
continuing.
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7
IMPORTANT: If you see this screen,
click Cancel and continue.
2
When the Printer Port window appears, turn
the printer on so the printer port (connection)
can be automatically detected.
3
Read the License Agreement, then click Accept.
4
Click Install. The printer driver will load
automatically.
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5
3
Read the Welcome screen, then click Next.
Macintosh:
Close the Chooser.
a. From the File menu in a software
application, click Page Setup.
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e. Follow the on-screen instructions to
complete printhead alignment.
NOTE: To use the BJ Print Monitor, click the
Backgrounding button to the On position.
IMPORTANT: If your computer cannot
detect a printer port, refer to the
Troubleshooting chapter in the
S500 Quick Start Guide for instructions.
NOTE: If the setup program does not run, click
Start, then Run, then type x:\msetup.exe, where
x is your CD-ROM drive.
c. Click the Maintenance tab, then click
the Print Head Alignment icon.
d. When asked to start printhead
alignment, click OK.
The software will begin identifying the printer
port being used.
Close any open software applications, then
insert the S500 Setup Software & User's
Guide CD-ROM. The setup program should
run automatically.
b. Right-click the Canon S500 icon,
then click Properties.
Click the S500 icon in the Chooser. The
printer name will highlight and move to
the right panel.
When the Terminate Installation window
appears, click OK.
Continue with step 7 Align the Printhead.
b. Click the Utilities button.
If the message "No other applications can
be running..." displays, click Continue.
c. Click the down-arrow to select Test
Print.
d. Click the Print Head Alignment icon.
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5
Read the License Agreement, then click Yes.
9
If you are prompted to restart the computer,
click Yes. When the installation and
registration process has completed, click Exit.
When the installation and registration
process has completed, TURN ON THE
PRINTER, then click Restart.
e. Follow the on-screen instructions to
complete printhead alignment.
NOTE: Remember to register your product to
ensure product support. The serial number is
located on the inside of the printer, to the
right of the printhead.
When the main menu appears, click
Install Software.
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Click OK (Windows) or Close (Macintosh)
when finished.
Continue with step 7 Align the Printhead.
NOTE: Remember to register your product to
ensure product support. The serial number is
located on the inside of the printer, to the
right of the printhead.
NOTE: You can now install the BJ Solution
software. Insert the BJ Solution CD-ROM.
The setup program should start automatically.
Follow the on-screen instructions.
NOTE: If you are prompted to restart Windows,
remove the CD-ROM, then click OK. After the
computer restarts, insert the CD-ROM and continue.
Part no. QA7-1656
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Canon, BJ, BCI and Bubble Jet are trademarks of Canon Inc.
All other products and brand names are registered
trademarks or trademarks of their respective owners.
Specifications subject to change without notice.
Printed in Thailand
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