Canon PIXMA MP450 MP450 User's Guide

Canon PIXMA MP450 Manual

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  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 1
    User's Guide ENG QT7-0052-V07
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 2
    ...an intuitively guided interactive troubleshooting environment, the place to start is our helpful tech support web site. In addition, the latest driver downloads, answers to frequently asked questions, product information, and "where to buy" instructions are found here. 2. ...
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    ... Inc. has reviewed this manual thoroughly in order that it will be an easy-to-use guide to your Canon MP450 Series. All statements, technical information and recommendations in this manual and...change without notice. As an ENERGY STAR® partner, Canon Inc. has determined that this product meets ...
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    ......109 Cannot Print Properly Through Wireless Communication...111 Cannot Install The MP Driver ...112 Cannot Connect To PC Properly ...113 Problems With Scanning ...114 An Error Message Appears On The Screen ...118 For Windows Users ...120 If You Cannot Solve...
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    12 Appendix...122 Printing Area ...122 Uninstalling The On-screen Manual ...125 Transporting The Machine...126 Specifications...127 Users In The U.S.A...131 FCC Notice ...131 Canon U.S.A., INC. LIMITED WARRANTY ...132 Users In Canada...135 Customer Technical Supports ...135 Index ...136 3
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    ...Do not service the machine yourself except as specifically described in this guide. If further servicing is required, contact your local authorized Canon dealer or the Canon help line. When storing the machine, choose a location where the machine is ...
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    ... immediately with dry hands. Then contact your local authorized Canon dealer or the Canon help line. Do not use flammable ...-voltage components inside the machine. If you are looking inside the machine to clear paper jams etc., do not allow metal objects such as jewelry to come into contact with the ...
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    ... to rain or water. If the machine does not operate normally when you have followed the instructions in the guides included with your machine. If the machine does not operate normally when you have followed the instructions provided in "Troubleshooting" on page ...
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    ...], and disconnect the power cord. Then, contact your local authorized Canon dealer or the Canon help line. Do not touch the high-voltage ... the machine as these may topple over and result in injury. When removing paper jammed in the machine, be careful not to get ink on your hands or clothing. If ink ...
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    FINE Cartridges (Ink Cartridges) For safety reasons, store FINE Cartridges (Ink Cartridges) out of the reach of small children. If a child ingests any ink, consult a doctor immediately. Do not shake FINE Cartridges (Ink Cartridges). Ink may leak out and stain clothing or the ...
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    ... the list below of symbols used in this guide. The following symbols are used to indicate important instructions. Be sure to obey these .... Reading these is highly recommended. Read this when the machine is connected to a Windows system. Read this when the machine is connected to a Macintosh system. ...
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    ... cover when loading a document on the Platen Glass. (2) Paper Support Supports paper loaded in the Auto Sheet Feeder. Open it before loading paper. (3) Paper Support Extension Supports paper loaded in the Auto ... Used to connect a PictBridge compliant device, Canon Bubble Jet Direct compatible device ...
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    ... is not available to some regions due to the law of the countries or the regulations. For details, contact your local Canon service representatives. Rear view and interior (12...(17) Scanning Unit Support Used to hold the Scanning Unit being opened. (18) Paper Thickness Lever Used to ...
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    ... sure the Document Cover is closed. (2) [Alarm] Lamp Lights if an error occurs, or when the paper or ink runs out. (3) [SCAN] Button Switches the machine to scan... the machine to normal operation if there is an error while printing or if the paper jams. Also, use this button to accept...
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    (14) [Photo Index Sheet] Button Switches the machine to Photo Index Sheet mode. (15) [COPY] Button Switches the machine to copy mode. Chapter 1 Before Printing 13
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    ... [ON/OFF] before disconnecting the power cord. This ensures the FINE Cartridge is covered to prevent it from drying out. If the machine is not used for an extended ... optimum print quality but also consumes a small amount of ink during the cleaning process. We recommend turning OFF the ...
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    ... the Platen Glass for copying or scanning must meet these requirements: Document Type All types of paper documents Photographs ... Loading Documents To copy or scan a document, set it on the Platen Glass. Make sure any glue, ink, or correction fluid on the document is completely dry before loading. ...
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    ... 28 lb. or 105 g/m2) other than Canon genuine paper Postcards with photographs or stickers adhered to ... dirty. Do not touch the print surface until the ink has dried. Some paper may ...you have used a large amount of ink for printing. Paper that tends to curl is not recommended for printing photographs ...
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    ...m2) Approx. 10 envelopes Paper Thickness Lever Position Left Right Printer Driver Setting For [Media Type] [Plain Paper] [Envelope] Canon Specialty Paper Canon recommends that you use genuine Canon paper to insure optimal print quality...
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    ... recommend using plain paper for photo printing. You may be able to load other envelopes, but Canon cannot guarantee consistent performance. Do not use the... types of envelopes since they may cause problems: Envelopes with windows, holes, perforations, cutouts, double flaps, pressure ...
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    Canon Specialty Paper Canon recommends that you use genuine Canon paper to insure optimal print quality. Paper Type High Resolution Paper...the paper with the whiter side facing up. Do not use the loading support sheet included with this paper. If the ink takes a long time to dry, remove each sheet as ...
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    ... is ideal for printing high-quality photographs. Both sides of the paper can be printed on. Load one sheet at a time in the Auto Sheet Feeder when manually making double-sided prints. Remove each sheet from the Paper Output Tray as soon as it is printed. This ...
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    ... white borders. Do not trim the borders before printing. Load the paper with the glossy side ...than the bottom margin. For more information, refer to the instructions on the back of the sheet package. If a sheet ...Remove each sheet from the Paper Output Tray as soon as it is printed. Do not use a sheet ...
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    ... when printing from your computer. Load the paper with the side that does not have green lines ... as it is printed. Refer to the manuals supplied with the T-Shirt Transfer for details on how to use this paper. This film is ideal...) Photo Paper Pro Guidelines Do not touch the print surface until the ink...
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    ... Follow this procedure: 1 Open the Paper Support (1), then pull out the Paper Support Extension (2). (1) (2) 2 Place a... side up) in the Auto Sheet Feeder (1), pinch the Paper Guide (A) and adjust it to the left side ...machine starts printing. Make sure the stack does not exceed the Load Limit Mark ...
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    ... Envelopes Follow this procedure: 1 2 Open the Paper Support, then pull out the Paper Support Extension. Prepare the envelopes for loading. Important Press down firmly on the edges of the envelopes to make the folds crisp. Also, press firmly on ...
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    ...(1) (A) Load the envelopes in the Auto Sheet Feeder with the short side down. Set the Paper Thickness Lever to the right. Important Make sure the stack does not exceed the Load Limit Mark (B). Chapter 1 Before Printing 25
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    Changing The Print Settings This section describes the setting items that can be specified in the Settings screen. To Change Print Settings You can change the print settings such as page size, media type, bordered or borderless print, etc. How to change the Settings screen This section describes ...
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    3 Select the setting item. (1) Use [ ] or [ ] to select the setting item. Select here. 4 Change the setting. (1) Use [ ] or [ ] to change the setting. Change to here. 5 Complete setting. (1) Press [Settings]. Return to the Card menu. Chapter 1 Before Printing ...
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    ...for Copy mode. Tab 1 You can specify the paper settings for printing or print quality. (1) (2) (3) (4) (1) You can... 177.8), credit card Note Some of these are not available depending on the country of purchase. (2) You can specify the media type. Plain paper, Photo Paper Pro, Photo Plus Glossy, ...
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    ...for Memory card mode. Tab 1 You can specify the settings such as the paper, bordered/borderless, and Date/file number. (1) (2) (3) ... 7" (127.0 x 177.8), credit card Note Some of these are not available depending on the country of purchase. (2) Select the media type. Plain paper, Photo Paper Pro, ...
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    Tab 2 Allows you to optimize photos with the functions below. (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (1) Activate/deactivate Vivid photo function. This function makes green and blue more lively. Vivid photo ON/Vivid photo OFF (2) Activate/deactivate the Photo Optimizer pro function. This function ...
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    ... Copies This section describes the basic procedure to make copies. 1 Prepare for copying. (1) Press [ON/OFF] to turn ON the machine. (2) Press [COPY]. (3) Load the paper in the Auto Sheet Feeder. See "Loading Paper" on page 23. 2 Start copying. (1) Check the page size and media type. Note ...
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    ... to A4. You can automatically reduce or enlarge the document to fit the size of the paper which are loaded in the Auto Sheet Feeder. (4) Press [ ] .... Note When you choose , the document size may not be detected correctly depending on the document. In that case, choose ...
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    Changing The Copy Settings You can change the copy settings such as the page size, media type, or print quality. For details on changing the copy settings and setting items, see "Changing The Print Settings" on page 26. (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (1) You can specify the page size. (2) You can ...
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    ...) You can easily make stickers from 4" x 6" (101.6 x 152.4 mm) photos or graphics using Canon sticker paper. (1) (2) (1) Platen Glass (place document face down) ... , then press [OK]. (4) Follow the on-screen instructions to load the document on the Platen Glass, then press [OK...
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    ...x 7" (127.0 x 177.8)>, or . You can use this feature only when the paper is set to , , , . You can specify Quality to either or . You can select ...
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    ... then press [OK]. (3) Use [ ] or [ ] to select or . If you selected ... pressed [OK], go to step (7). If you selected and pressed [OK], go to step... copy should be no larger than one division of the paper. For example, if you copy four documents ...
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    ...Memory Cards which can be inserted directly CompactFlash™ (CF) Card Supports TYPE I/TYPE II (3.3V) Microdrive Memory Stick® Memory...SD Secure Digital Memory Card MultiMedia Card™ SmartMedia™ Card * Supports 3.3V card only 1MB and 2MB cards not supported Memory Cards which can be used through...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 40
    ... (Ver. 1.00 compliant). Photos stored in a memory card not supported by your digital camera may fail to load or be damaged. For types of memory cards supported by your digital camera, refer to the digital camera user's manual. Use the digital camera to format the memory card. Memory card...
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    .... Removing A Memory Card Note If you use the machine connected to your computer, follow the instructions for removal of the memory card from the computer. 1 Ensure that the Access Lamp is not flashing, then hold the exposed portion of the memory ...
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    ... on the memory card of the digital camera and print it. Printing A Photo Displayed On The LCD - Single-photo Print 1 2 3 4 Turn ON the machine. Load the paper in the Auto Sheet Feeder. See "Loading Paper" on page 23. Insert the memory card in the Card Slot. See "Inserting A Memory Card" ...
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    ... Print For Each Photo - Multi-photo Print You can specify how many copies to print for each photo. 1 Prepare to print. (1) Turn ON the machine. (2) Load the paper in the Auto Sheet Feeder. See "Loading Paper" on page 23. (3) Install the memory card into the Card Slot. See "Inserting A Memory...
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    ... and photographs you want to print. Simply scanning a Photo Index Sheet prints the selected photographs ... machine, and load A4- or Letter-sized paper in the Auto Sheet Feeder. Use completely white... printing a Photo Index Sheet. Note For details on paper, see page 17. For details on how to load paper...
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    4 Use [ ] or [ ] to select , then press [OK]. 5 Use [ ] or [ ] to select the range of photographs to print on the Photo Index Sheet. : : : Prints all image data stored on the memory card. Prints image data stored on the memory...
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    6 Press [Color]. The machine prints the Photo Index Sheets. Note If more than 37 photographs are to be printed, the machine prints them on more than one Photo Index Sheet. (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (1) Select the page size and media type. (2) Select date printing as necessary. (3) Mark this to ...
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    ... Index Sheet, fill in all the sheets. If the filled circles on the Photo Index Sheet are not dark enough, the machine may not read the settings. 8 9 Load the paper selected on the Photo Index Sheet in the Auto Sheet Feeder. Note When printing image data using a...
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    ... [Photo Index Sheet]. 11 Use [ ] or [ ] to select , then press [OK... specified photos. Important If the LCD displays , press [OK] and...memory card: "Printing Several Photos On A Single Sheet Of Paper (Layout Print)" on page 46 "Printing On ...
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    ...>: : : 2/4/8 2/4/8 Album (4/right), Album (4/left) Mixed 1, Mixed 2, Mixed 3 When you select , the media type cannot be set to . You can select Mixed 1-3 only when the page size is set to or . Note 4 Specify the paste method....
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    ...On Stickers - Sticker Print You can print your favorite photos on Canon Photo Stickers. 1 2 Prepare for printing. See "Prepare for printing." on... saved on a memory card. The number of photos printed on a single sheet of paper depends on the size of the medium. - A4 / Letter: 80 photos - 5" ...
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    ... be specified on the Operation Panel). Other functions (addition of comments, trimming/rotation, etc.) are not supported. Photos are automatically scaled according to the page size. The upper, lower, left, and/or right portion(s) of the photo may be ...
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    ... in standby or sleep mode. Always turn OFF the machine before removing a memory card. Windows 2000: Turning OFF the machine causes the [Unsafe Removal of Device] error message to be displayed. In this case click [OK]. This has no effect on the computer ...
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    ... memory card. Be sure to select when printing photos. Windows 2000, when the write protection is enabled on the machine: If the computer does not detect that the write protection is enabled, a delayed write-error might occur and data could be corrupted...
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    ...print documents as an example. Printing With Windows Note Menu and command names may differ between software applications, and more steps..., refer to the documentation for each software application you use. The steps described in this section are for printing in Windows XP Service Pack 2 (hereafter, ...
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    ... about other printer driver functions, click [Instructions] or [Help] to view the Printer Driver Guide. [Instructions] is only displayed when the On-screen Manual is installed. Selecting the [Preview before printing] check box displays a preview screen ...
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    ... [Cancel Printing] on [Canon IJ Status Monitor] to stop printing. To show [Canon IJ Status Monitor], click [Canon PIXMA MP450 Series Printer] on the taskbar. [Canon IJ Status Monitor] opens automatically when a machine error occurs. 54 Printing From Your ...
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    ... Note Menu and command names may differ between software applications, and more steps may be required. ... Select [Page Setup] from the application software's [File] menu. The [Page Setup] dialog box opens. (2) Confirm that [MP450] is selected in [Format for] (1). (3) Select the desired paper size from...
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    ...] setting. For details about other printer driver functions, click [?] to view the Printer Driver Guide. If the On-screen Manual is not installed, the Printer Driver Guide is not displayed even if [?] is clicked. Clicking [Preview] displays a preview screen that ...
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    .../Reset] on the machine. Double-clicking the name of your machine in the [Printer list] of the [Printer Setup Utility] (When using Mac OS X v.10.2.x, double-clicking the name of your machine in the [Printer list] of the [Print Center]) displays a dialog that prompts you to confirm ...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 60
    ... MP Navigator Using the MP Navigator, you can scan, process and save documents to your computer. ... Install] and only installed the MP Driver and MP Navigator, these application software were not installed and thus ... to install them. ScanSoft OmniPage SE does not support Windows 98 first edition. 58 ...
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    ...with the Operation Panel of the machine. (See the Scan Guide) If you are using Windows XP The program selection screen is displayed the first time you press...click [Image Capture]. Click [Options] at lower left of the scanner window, select [MP Navigator 2.0] from [Application to launch...
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    ...Selecting the Behavior of the Operation Panel with MP Navigator" in the Scan Guide (On-screen Manual) and change the MP Navigator [Document .... Note Scanning from an application software You can scan an image from a TWAIN- or WIA- (Windows XP only) compliant application software and use the image ...
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    ... mobile phones without the need to use a computer. Canon "Bubble Jet Direct" allows you ...equipment other than PictBridge-compliant devices or Canon Bubble Jet Direct-compatible camera .... Perform such necessary operations according to the instruction manual supplied with your device. When printing ...
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    ... LCD display of the device when the machine is correctly connected. A PictBridge-compliant device. * This mark indicates that the product is PictBridge-compatible. A Canon "Bubble Jet Direct"-compatible digital camera. Confirming Or Changing The Device Settings To change the page size or media ...
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    ...brand or model. For details, refer to your device's instruction manual. About The Image Data Format For Printing ...) *3,*4 Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Fast Photo *1 *2 Paper loaded in machine Photo... paper, select "10x15 cm/4" x 6"" in "Page size". This size can be selected only for Canon...
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    ...See page 29) If you use a Canon PictBridge-compliant device, you can ...between the device and machine, follow the instructions given in the instruction manual of the device. Controls of the device ...operation method and troubleshooting, refer to your digital device's manual. 64 Printing Photographs ...
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    Printing Photographs Directly From A Canon "Bubble Jet Direct" Compatible Digital Camera Media... operation method and troubleshooting, refer to your digital camera's manual. By operating the digital... cameras do not support the following functions: - Print quality setting - Printer maintenance...
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    ... can select the page size, media type, layout and borderless printing when printing from a mobile phone. * The initial setting is borderless printing on 4" x 6" Photo Paper Plus Glossy. 1 2 Turn ON the machine. Display the Wireless print settings screen. (1) Press [Menu]. (2) Use [ (3) Use [ ] or ...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 69
    ...smoothes out the jaggedness that occurs when a small-sized photo is printed on large-sized paper. (4) Select the layout of the photo from: Sticker print: Stickers x16 Printing on paper other than sticker: Bordered: x1, x2, x4, x8 Borderless: x1, x2, x4, x8...
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    ... performing infrared communication, also refer to your mobile phone manual. 1 2 3 Prepare to print. (1) Turn ON the machine and load the paper in the Auto Sheet Feeder....to your mobile phone manual. (A) (B) (D) (C) (A) Infrared port of machine (B) Less than 20 cm (Do not block with ...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 71
    ... the mobile phone. Following limitations apply on transmittable data. - It does not support printing a downloaded content or photo and a photo attached to an email for security reason. - It does not support printing video files. Depending on your device, the Fine...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 72
    .... For performing Bluetooth communication, refer to the Bluetooth User's Guide. See also the manuals supplied with your Bluetooth compatible device. ... on the Bluetooth unit BU-20 lights if it is properly installed. The Bluetooth settings screen does not appear until the Bluetooth unit is installed....
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    ... to an identification number to be determined. It is used to prevent interference from other Bluetooth devices. Note For details and the procedure to print through Bluetooth communication, refer to the Bluetooth User's Guide. Chapter 8 Printing Photos From A Wireless Communication Device 71
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    Chapter 9 Changing The Machine Settings Changing The Machine Settings This section describes the procedure for changing the settings in the Device settings screen, using the steps to specify Extended copy amount as an example. 1 2 Press [ON/OFF] to turn ON the machine. Display the Device ...
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    ... setting. Furthermore, certain noise, such as when the machine is preparing for printing, is not reduced. Important Extended copy amount Selects the amount of...and makes it smooth for printing. Layout print Specifies the layout for the paper when printing photos saved on a mobile phone. , ...
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    ... mode>. Important Power save setting The LCD goes out if the machine is not operated for 5 minutes. Press any button on the Operation Panel except... as the time until power save starts, the actual time until power save starts does not change. Adjust contrast Use this to adjust the contrast...
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    Slide show setting Displays the photos clearly during the slide show. When is selected, images are displayed at 5-second intervals. When is selected, images are displayed at different time intervals according to their resolutions. Note Language Selection...
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    ...) are also compatible with this machine. Replacing A FINE Cartridge When a FINE Cartridge runs out of ink, replace it using the following steps. ... open the Scanning Unit. The FINE Cartridge Holder moves to the left. Pull the Scanning Unit Support down into place. 76 Routine Maintenance Chapter ...
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    ... area. Discard empty FINE Cartridges according to local laws and disposal regulations. Do not touch the transparent film (A), film cable (B), ink absorber (sponge part) (C), or any metal parts. Caution (A) (B) (C) Chapter 10 Routine ...
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    ... Holder. (1) Unpack a new FINE Cartridge and remove the Protective Tape. Important Do not reattach the Protective Tape once you have removed it. ..., do not touch the gold terminals of the FINE Cartridge or its nozzles. The machine may not print out properly if you touch the ...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 81
    ... position. See "Aligning The FINE Cartridge" on page 92. To maintain optimal print quality, we recommend that you use Canon brand FINE Cartridge. Replenishing ink only is also not recommended. Replace the FINE Cartridge promptly. Do not leave...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 82
    ...will be a cause of trouble. * Be sure to press [OK] with all the FINE Cartridges installed. Printing does not resume if any of the FINE ...* If you continue to print with an empty FINE Cartridge, the ink level on the LCD will not be displayed correctly. 80 Routine Maintenance Chapter...
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    ... the current ink level by pressing [COPY], [SCAN] or [MEMORY CARD]. The LCD will display the ink level for a few seconds. If an error message is displayed on the LCD, a FINE Cartridge error has occurred and the machine cannot continue to print. See "An Error ...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 84
    ...dialog box. Click the [Maintenance] tab and then click [View Printer Status]. [Canon IJ Status Monitor] appears. It also appears automatically during printing. Open the [Canon IJ Printer Utility] dialog box, and then select [Ink Level Information] from the pop-up menu. ...
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    ... quality cannot be expected, compared to printing with both cartridges. 1. Open the [Printer Properties] dialog box. 2. Click the [Maintenance] tab and then [Ink Cartridge Setting... cartridge runs out of Color ink, and then click the [OK] button. 1. Open [Printer Setup Utility] (...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 86
    .... However, the error detection function is disabled after the error indication is canceled, therefore, Low Ink Warning message does not appear later on. When you install a new FINE Cartridge, the Low Ink Warning is enabled automatically. 84 Routine ...
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    ... on page 76. Adjusting the printer driver for the [Print Quality] setting to [High] for Windows, or [Fine] for a Macintosh, may improve ... quality. See Increase the [Print Quality] setting in the Printer Driver Guide. Step 1 See “Printing The Nozzle Check Pattern” on page 86 If missing lines or...
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    Printing The Nozzle Check Pattern Print the nozzle check pattern to determine whether the ink is being ejected properly from the FINE Cartridge Nozzles. Use this function when the printed results are blurred or the color is incorrect. Performing Maintenance 1 2...
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    Printing The Nozzle Check Pattern 1 2 With the machine ON, load a sheet of A4- or Letter-sized plain paper in the Auto Sheet Feeder. Print the Nozzle Check Pattern. (1) Display the Maintenance screen. (2) Use [ ] or [ ] to select , then press [OK]. The pattern print confirmation ...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 90
    ... Nozzle Check Pattern The nozzle check pattern should appear as follows when ink is discharged properly. Examine the nozzle check pattern output by the ...are broken (1), or white lines (2) are present in the pattern (A), replace the relevant ink tank. (See "Replacing A FINE Cartridge" on page 76.)...
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    A white stripe exists on any of the printed patterns. (1) Select and press [OK]. The cleaning confirmation screen is displayed. (2) Select and press [OK] to start FINE Cartridge Cleaning. Chapter 10 Routine Maintenance 89
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 92
    ... FINE Cartridge Nozzles consume inks, so perform FINE Cartridge Cleaning only when necessary. 1 2 Ensure that ... the condition of the FINE Cartridge. See "Examining The Nozzle Check Pattern" on page 88. (3) If the problem persists even after you have performed the normal FINE Cartridge Cleaning ...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 93
    ...of ink. See "Replacing A FINE Cartridge" on page 76. Note If FINE Cartridge Deep Cleaning does not improve the print quality even if you have replaced the Cartridge, contact a Canon service representative. Chapter 10 Routine Maintenance 91
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    Aligning The FINE Cartridge If ruled lines are misaligned or a printout is unsatisfactory, FINE Cartridge Alignment is required. 1 2 With the machine ON, load a sheet of A4- or Letter-sized plain paper in the Auto Sheet Feeder. Move the Paper ...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 95
    ... the lower right corner of the Platen Glass. (3) Press [OK]. The machine scans the pattern and aligns the FINE Cartridge automatically. Note If you ... alignment print> in step 2-(2), the machine prints the current FINE Cartridge Alignment setting. Chapter 10 Routine Maintenance 93
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    ... the power cord before cleaning the machine. Do not use tissue paper, paper towels, or similar materials for cleaning; they can...-free cloth making sure not to leave any residue, especially on the Platen Glass. If you have trouble getting the scanning area clean, wipe with diluted mild detergent (for ...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 97
    Cleaning The Roller Clean the paper feed rollers if paper is not fed properly. Cleaning the paper feed rollers will wear... and then out of the machine. Note If there are no signs of improvement after performing three times, contact a Canon service representative. Chapter 10 Routine Maintenance 95
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 98
    Cleaning The Bottom Plate If the printed paper is smudged, the inside of the machine may be dirty. ... Ensure that the machine is turned ON and there is no paper loaded in the Auto Sheet Feeder. Take a... Feeder with the opened side facing up. * * Insert the paper open side up. 96 Routine Maintenance...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 99
    ... something similar. Important Caution Before cleaning, be sure to turn OFF the machine. Do not touch the transparent film (A), film cable (B), ink absorber (sponge part) (C), or any metal parts. (A) (B) (C) Routine Maintenance Chapter 10 ...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 100
    ... Through Wireless Communication (See page 111) Cannot Install The MP Driver (See page 112) Cannot Connect To PC Properly (See... occurs when the machine is connected to a computer When an error occurs in printing such as the machine is out of paper or paper jams, a troubleshooting message is displayed ...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 101
    ... full, printing cannot be performed until the waste ink absorber is replaced. Canon recommends that you contact a Canon service representative as soon ... you can align the FINE Cartridge using the MP Driver. Follow the procedures described in the Printer Driver Guide. Incompatible ...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 102
    ... plug the power cord of the machine back in and turn ON the machine. If the same error occurs, contact a Canon service representative. Note If the [ON/... in and turn the machine back ON. If the problem remains, contact a Canon service representative. Cannot See The Display Properly ...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 103
    ..., check the following. On the [Main] tab of the printer driver, ensure that the [Media Type] selected matches the paper loaded. In the Print dialog box of the printer driver, select [Quality & Media] from the pop-up menu, and then ensure that the [Media Type] selected matches ...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 104
    ... problem. Delete an undesired print job, if there is any. Use the [Canon IJ Status Monitor] in Windows or [Printer Setup Utility] (or [Print Center...] on the [Page Setup] tab in the printer properties dialog box of the printer driver (Windows) or the [Page Setup] dialog box of ...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 105
    Cause Action Check the size of the print data. For Windows XP and Windows 2000, if the size of ...too large. EMF, follow the procedure below. 1. Open the printer properties dialog box. 2. On the [Page Setup] tab...the print quality may be degraded. The hard disk does not have enough available space. You...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 106
    Back Of Paper Is Smudged/Paper Does Not Feed Properly/Printed Surface Is Scratched Cause Inside of the machine is dirty. Action If the ... screen and then press [OK]. Paper will be ejected. If protrusions inside the machine are stained, wipe ink off the protrusions using a ...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 107
    ...the right. This widens the gap between the FINE Cartridge and the paper. Try this maneuver if the printed surface ... paper may become dirty or may not feed properly. Use the paper after correcting paper... recommended to print on curl-corrected paper one sheet at a time. Chapter 11 Troubleshooting 105
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 108
    Cause The media type is not selected correctly in the printer driver. Action On the [Main] tab of the printer driver, ensure that the [Media Type] selected matches the paper loaded. In the [Print] dialog box of the printer driver, select [Quality & Media] from the pop-up menu, and then ensure ...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 109
    ...jobs in progress. If you cannot remove the paper or the paper tears inside the machine, or if the paper jam error persists after removing the paper, contact a Canon service representative. Chapter 11 Troubleshooting 107
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 110
    ...is fed through and the jammed paper is ejected accordingly. If you cannot remove the jammed paper or the error still persists, contact a Canon service representative. Cannot Print Properly From A Photo Index Sheet Cause
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 111
    ... you are using a non-Canon PictBridge-compatible camera and not sure how to clear the printer error from the ... up, wait until warm-up ends. Load paper in the Auto Sheet Feeder and press [OK] ..., carry out the FINE Cartridge Alignment. No paper/Paper error Paper jam Printer cover open No print head ...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 112
    ... ink absorber becomes completely full and until the waste ink absorber is replaced, you are recommended to contact a Canon service representative as soon as ... If the same error occurs, contact a Canon service representative. No ink Printer error *1 To resume printing, you can ...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 113
    ... when printing via infrared communication. For problems when printing via Bluetooth communication, refer to the Bluetooth User's Guide. Cause The installation place, ... nearby. The version of the infrared communication port being used is not compatible with IrDA. Chapter 11 Troubleshooting 111
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 114
    ... Cause Reinstall the MP driver. Unable to proceed beyond the Printer Connection screen. Action ... the driver. Other applications (including antivirus software) are running in the background. Installation does not .... Close all open software applications before reinstalling the MP driver. Click [Start...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 115
    ... Instructions packaged with your machine for proper MP driver installation. If the MP driver was not installed correctly, uninstall the MP driver, and restart your computer. Try to reinstall the MP driver. If the installer was forcibly terminated due to an error, Windows may be unstable. Remove ...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 116
    ... problem. Then confirm that the machine is identified. ScanGear MP Won't Start Cause Scanner driver (ScanGear MP) is not installed. Machine may not be selected... support calling up ScanGear MP. An error message appears and the ScanGear MP window fails to appear. Reattach the ...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 117
    ... surrounded by white borders such as a photo print, of if you otherwise want to specify a custom scan area, specify the scan area manually. Refer to the Scan Guide for details on manual scan area specification. Chapter 11 Troubleshooting 115
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 118
    ... correctly. Some application softwares do not support multiple image scanning. Scan each item individually without using the Multi-Scan or Multi-Crop function. Error arising from application software ... dpi. Turn the [Descreen] function off. (See the Scan Guide) 116 Troubleshooting Chapter 11
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 119
    ... with the machine instead. See the on-screen manuals for each application program for the detailed procedures. Change the resolution setting in the scanner driver and rescan. The higher the resolution, the larger the resulting image will be. ...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 120
    ...is selected if either USBnnn (Canon MP450) or MPUSBPRNnn (Canon MP450) (where n is a number) is indicated. If the ... Easy Setup Instructions and reinstall the MP driver. Paper is not loaded. Printer port ... not properly connected. MP driver is not installed properly. 118 Troubleshooting Chapter 11
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 121
    ... full, printing cannot be done until the waste ink absorber is replaced. Canon recommends that you contact a Canon service representative as soon as...Perform the necessary operations according to the instruction manual supplied with your device. If the error is still unresolved, there is...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 122
    ...] button on the printer driver screen is not displayed if the on-screen manuals (instruction manuals)... the scanner driver operating instruction is grayed out when the on-screen manuals (instruction manuals) are not ...Insert the Setup CD-ROM into your computer and install the Onscreen Manual. The Scan ...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 123
    ... regardless of whether the warranty has expired. Before contacting a Canon service representative, confirm the following: Product name: PIXMA MP450 Serial number: written on label at rear of machine Details of the problem What you tried to solve the problem, and ...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 124
    ...Appendix Printing Area To ensure the best print quality, the printer has been set to allow for a margin along ... (dark blue): Printable area (light blue): Canon recommends that you print within this area. (... area can adversely affect the print quality or the paper feed precision. ( ) See "A4, B5, A5...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 125
    ...Printable area Note When Printing on Glossy Photo Paper GP-401/GP-501/Matte ... Double Sided PP-101D/Photo Paper Plus Glossy PP-101/Photo ...-Gloss SG-101 and Photo Paper Pro PR-101, selection of "Borderless... on the top and bottom edges of the paper or cause smudging on the paper. Chapter 12 Appendix...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 126
    ... area Note When Printing on Glossy Photo Paper GP-401/GP-501/Matte ...Plus Double Sided PP-101D/Photo Paper Plus Glossy PP-101/Photo ...-Gloss SG-101 and Photo Paper Pro PR-101, selection of "Borderless ... on the top and bottom edges of the paper or cause smudging on the paper. Envelopes Size European ...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 127
    ... from your computer. Note that this uninstall procedure will uninstall all guides. 1 2 Click [Start], select [All Programs] (or [Programs]), [Canon MP450 Manual] and [Uninstall]. When the uninstall message appears, click [OK]. When the message ...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 128
    ... from damage, do not unplug the machine while the Alarm lamp is on. Close the Paper Support and Paper Support Extension. Disconnect the USB cable from... then disconnect the power cord from the machine. To prevent the Scanning Unit or the Paper Support from opening, secure them with tape...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 129
    ...* *Based on Canon standard pattern. Print speed may vary depending on system configuration, software, document ... 203.2 mm max. (8.0 in) (for Borderless Printing: 215.9 mm/8.5 in) Canon extended mode 43 KB USB 2.0 Hi-... FINE Cartridge PG-50 Color: Canon FINE Cartridge CL-51 Nozzles Black: 320 nozzles (...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 130
    Copy Specifications Copy speed* *Based on Canon standard pattern. Copy speed may vary depending on document complexity, copy mode,... 17 ppm (Letter size) Maximum 99 copies 9 levels 25% to 400% Camera Direct Print (Canon Bubble Jet Direct) Compatible paper Card #1 (Photo Paper Pro 4" x 6"/101.6 x 152...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 131
    ...8.6 cm/Credit Card (Glossy Photo Paper Card Size) *1 Canon-brand sticker. Printing on ...*2 If using a Canon PictBridge-compatible camera, you can select it. Default (Photo Paper Plus... Borderless, Bordered, N-up (2, 4, 9, 16)* * Layout compatible with Canon-brand sticker above. See “Recommended Paperମ.
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 132
    ... or later)/Windows 2000 (SP4 or later) USB 2.0 Hi-Speed driver: USB 2.0 driver for Windows*2 USB 2.0 Hi-Speed interface: a PC and a...s authorized drivers are available through Windows Update or Service Pack installation. Any non-Microsoft USB 2.0 drivers are not guaranteed. *3 All operations are not...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 133
    Users In The U.S.A. FCC Notice PIXMA MP450: K10263 This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1)...OR DISPOSED OF ACCORDING TO LOCAL, STATE OR FEDERAL LAWS Canon U.S.A. Inc. One Canon Plaza, Lake Success, NY 11042, ...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 134
    ... current fluctuations, improper use, failure to follow operating or maintenance instructions in, or environmental conditions prescribed in, Canon USA's User's manual or other documentation, or services performed by someone other than a Canon USA ...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 135
    ... technical support* options: Interactive troubleshooting, e-mail technical support, the latest driver downloads and answers to frequently asked questions (www.... offers two hardware support options: Authorized Service Facility Carry-In / Mail-In Service Canon USA's Carry-...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 136
    ...the limited warranty period for a new or refurbished Product, at Canon USA's option. This Service is available in the continental Unites States, ... without notice. ** InstantExchange warranty service is subject to the availability of refurbished or new replacement units. Canon U.S.A., Inc. One Canon...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 137
    ... customer technical support* options: For interactive troubleshooting, e-mail technical support, the latest driver downloads and answers to frequently asked questions (www.canon.ca) Automated interactive telephone support on most current products 24 ...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 138
    ...Color Is Incorrect 85 Printing From Your Computer 52 Printing With Macintosh 55 Printing With Windows 52 Printing Photographs From A Digital Camera 61 From A Canon Bubble Jet Direct Compatible Digital Camera 65 From A PictBridge-Compliant Device ...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 139
    ... Safety Precautions 4 SCAN Button 12 Scanning Images 58 From An Application Software 60 Using The MP Navigator 58 Using The ...Loading Documents 15 Settings Button 12 Specifications 127 Stop/Reset Button 12 T Troubleshooting 98 Paper Jams 107 U USB Port 11 Useful Copy Functions 34 Borderless Copy 35 ...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 140
    ...name of the University may not be used to endorse or promote products derived from this software without specific... was developed at Cygnus Support, Inc. Cygnus Support, Inc. may not be used to endorse... Solutions may not be used to endorse or promote products derived from this software without specific...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 141
    ...# 0615B002 0617B002 0616B002 0618B002 Canon Specialty Papers Photo Paper Plus Glossy (4" x 6" / 20 ... 0001C001 1043A004 1043A011 Call 1-800-OK-CANON to locate a dealer near you, or visit ... their respective owners. As an ENERGY STAR® partner, Canon U.S.A., Inc. has determined that this product meets ...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 142
    ...One Canon Plaza, Lake Success, NY 11042, U.S.A. Canon Inc. 30-2, Shimomaruko 3-chome, Ohta-ku,... Way, Suite 400, Miami, FL 33126, U.S.A. Canon Mexicana S. de R.L. de C.V. Periferico Sur No. 4124 Col...., refer to "Replacing A FINE Cartridge" in this guide. QT7-0052-V07 XXXXXXXX ©CANON INC. 2005 ...



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