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
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    ... support web site. In addition, the latest driver downloads, answers to frequently asked questions, product ... attractive price. CarePAK offers toll-free Canon technical support and includes Canon's...program. For further information about extending your Canon service and support, call (1-800385-2155),...
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    .... 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 ... States and other countries. • Macintosh and Mac are trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc., registered in ...
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    ... The MP Driver ...112 Cannot Connect To PC Properly ...113 Problems With Scanning ...114 An Error Message Appears On...A PictBridge-Compliant Device ...61 Printing Photographs Directly From A Canon "Bubble Jet Direct" Compatible Digital Camera...65 8 Printing Photos From A Wireless Communication ...
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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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    ... at the power supply and contact your local authorized Canon dealer or the Canon help line. Using the machine in such conditions may ... 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 ...
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    ... hands. Then contact your local authorized Canon dealer or the Canon help line. Do not use .... If you are looking inside the machine to clear paper jams etc., do not allow metal ... the machine on a flat, stable, vibration-free surface that is strong enough to support its weight. If the machine topples ...
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    ... the machine is unplugged during printing, the FINE Cartridge is not protected with the cap that prevents the ink from drying. This may affect the print quality...If the machine exhibits a distinct change in performance, indicating a need for servicing. Turn OFF the power and disconnect the power cord ...
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    ... disconnect the power cord. Then, contact your local authorized Canon dealer or the Canon help line. Do not touch the high-voltage electrical... 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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    ... your jurisdiction. Paper money Money orders Certificates of deposit Postage stamps (canceled or uncanceled) Identifying badges or insignias Selective service or draft papers Checks or drafts issued by governmental agencies Motor vehicle licenses and ...
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    ...Feeder. Pull it out before loading paper. (4) Paper Guide When loading paper, ensure the left edge of the... this guide. (5) Auto Sheet Feeder Load paper here. Paper feeds automatically, one sheet at ...Print Port Used to connect a PictBridge compliant device, Canon Bubble Jet Direct compatible device or ...
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    ... 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 ...FINE Cartridge Holder Install the FINE Cartridges here. (13) FINE Cartridges (Ink Cartridges) Replaceable cartridge ...
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    ... 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 ... the machine to normal operation if there is an error while printing or if the paper jams. Also, use this button to accept a displayed message. (13) [Back] ...
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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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    ... disconnecting the power cord. This ensures the FINE Cartridge is covered to prevent it from drying out. If ... color prints/copies or performing FINE Cartridge cleaning about once every month to prevent ... clogged. Periodically printing or performing FINE Cartridge cleaning can help to prevent this kind...
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    ...for copying or scanning must meet these requirements: Document Type All types of paper documents Photographs Books, catalogs or magazines Max. 8 1/2 in. x ...document, set it on the Platen Glass. Make sure any glue, ink, or correction fluid on the document is completely dry before loading. Note 1 2 ...
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    ...than 28 lb. or 105 g/m2) other than Canon genuine paper Postcards with photographs or stickers adhered to them ... not touch the print surface until the ink has dried. Some paper may curl and the print... if you have used a large amount of ink for printing. Paper that tends to curl is not recommended for ...
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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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    ... that you use genuine Canon paper to insure optimal print quality. Paper Type High Resolution Paper ...Do not touch the printing surface until the ink has dried. Load 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...
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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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    ...Size Purpose Guidelines And Restrictions This is a thick paper with a treated surface that enhances gloss and ... can print without any white borders. For 4" x 6" paper, by printing the image beyond the perforations, you ... reaches 10. For additional information on Photo Paper Pro, see page 22. Photo ...
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    ... it in the opposite direction. The T-Shirt Transfer should be used as soon 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 for printing presentation material for use with ...
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    ... stack of paper (print side up) in the Auto Sheet Feeder (1), pinch the Paper Guide (A) and adjust it to the left side of the stack (2). ... (See page 17) Note Important Set the Lever to the left for most paper. When the Lever is set to the right, the confirmation message appears before the machine ...
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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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    3 Place the stack of envelopes (print side up) in the Auto Sheet Feeder (1), pinch the Paper Guide (A) and adjust it to the left side of the stack ... in the Auto Sheet Feeder with the short side down. Set the Paper Thickness Lever to the right. Important Make sure the stack ...
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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 ... can specify the media type. Plain paper, Photo Paper Pro, Photo Plus Glossy, ..., High Note can be selected when is selected as the media type. When using ...
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    .... Tab 1 You can specify the settings such as the paper, bordered/borderless, and Date/file number.... purchase. (2) Select the media type. Plain paper, Photo Paper Pro, Photo Plus Glossy, ... selected automatically when the media type is set to . You cannot select . (5) Select ...
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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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    ... between standard page sizes, for example, when reducing A4 to A5, or enlarging B5 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 [ ] to move the cursor down, and use [ ] or [ ] to select the setting ...
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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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    .... (2) Creating Stickers (Sticker Copy) 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) (2) 16 stickers Procedure: (1) Display the Special copy screen. See "...
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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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    ... and remove them. Memory Cards Supported By This Machine Supported memory cards are as follows: Memory Cards ... can be inserted directly CompactFlash™ (CF) Card Supports TYPE I/TYPE II (3.3V) Microdrive Memory... Memory Card MultiMedia Card™ SmartMedia™ Card * Supports 3.3V card only 1MB and 2MB...
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    ...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 data formats may not ...
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    ... (CF) Card Microdrive xD-Picture Card* Install these cards into the left card slot....* SD Card miniSD Card* MultiMedia Card Install these cards into the right card slot... use the machine connected to your computer, follow the instructions for removal of the memory card from the computer. 1 Ensure that...
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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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    ... 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 Card" on ...
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    ... ON the machine, and load A4- or Letter-sized paper in the Auto Sheet Feeder. Use completely white plain paper when printing a Photo Index Sheet. Note For details on paper, see page 17. For details on how to load paper, see page 23. 2 3 Insert the memory card into the Card Slot. (See page 38) ...
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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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    ..., 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 Photo Index Sheet, you can select 4" x 6", 5" x ...
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    ...memory card: “Printing Several Photos On A Single Sheet Of Paper (Layout Print)” on page 46 “Printing On... 48 Printing Several Photos On A Single Sheet Of Paper (Layout Print) You can print the... Turn ON the machine and load a sheet of sticker paper in the Auto Sheet Feeder. See “Loading Paperମ.
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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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    ...). Other functions (addition of comments, trimming/rotation, etc.) are not supported. Photos are automatically scaled according to the page size. The upper, ..., and/or right portion(s) of the photo may be cropped depending on the size of the paper you use. The shooting date format is as specified in ...
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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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    ... 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 when attempting to ...
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    ...example. Printing With Windows Note Menu and command names may differ between software ... software application you use. The steps described in this section are for printing in Windows XP Service... to print. Open the printer properties dialog box. (1) Select [Print] from the application software's [File...
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    ... 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 that ...
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    ... machine. Click [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 ...
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    ...documentation for each software application you use. The steps described in this section are for printing in Mac OS ... to print. Select [Paper Size]. (1) Select [Page Setup] from the application software's [File] menu. The [Page Setup] dialog box opens. (2) Confirm that [MP450] is selected in [Format ...
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    ... Quality] and [Halftoning] 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 ...
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    ... pressing [Stop/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 ...
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    ... can use the supplied OCR (Optical Character Recognition) software to convert scanned paper documents to text data. Before Scanning Before ... to text) Note If you performed the [Custom Install] and only installed the MP Driver and MP Navigator, these application software were not installed and thus...
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    ...MP Navigator as the starting application software in Image Capture under [Applications] of Mac OS X. Important ... Capture]. Click [Options] at lower left of the scanner window, select [MP Navigator 2.0] from [Application ... Capture] menu, click [Scanner], and mark [Use TWAIN software whenever possible...
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    ... Panel with MP Navigator" in the Scan Guide (On-screen Manual) and change the MP Navigator [...scan an image from a TWAIN- or WIA- (Windows XP only) compliant application software and use .... For the detailed procedure, refer to the manual of the application software you are using. 60 Scanning Images...
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    ... mobile phones without the need to use a computer. Canon "Bubble Jet Direct" allows you to print photos from Canon "Bubble Jet Direct"-compatible ("PictBridge"-incompatible) digital cameras ...equipment other than PictBridge-compliant devices or Canon Bubble Jet Direct-compatible camera ...
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    ... A PictBridge-compliant device. * This mark indicates that the product is PictBridge-compatible. A Canon "Bubble Jet Direct"-compatible digital camera. Confirming Or...size or media type, operate the device to select the PictBridge print setup mode and confirm or change the settings. The settings ...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 65
    ... current machine setting. Names of settings that are displayed on Canon PictBridge-compliant devices are used in the description ... Paper Plus Glossy Photo Paper Pro Photo Paper Plus Semi-gloss Glossy ... 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 select "... cable between the device and machine, follow the instructions given in the instruction manual of the device. Controls of the device cannot be used for the following: - Print quality setting - Printer maintenance ...
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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 ... do not support the following functions: - Print quality setting - Printer maintenance Index...
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    ..., 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 [ ...
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    ... 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, ... is or < A4>. Chapter 8 Printing Photos From A Wireless Communication Device 67
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    ..., 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. See "...the mobile phone you use. For this distance, refer to your mobile phone manual. (A) (B) (D) (C) (A) Infrared port of machine (B) Less than 20 cm (Do not...
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    ... from your mobile phone, refer to your mobile phone manual. Do not place any obstacle between the infrared ... 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 ...
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    ... performing Bluetooth communication, refer to the Bluetooth User's Guide. See also the manuals supplied with your Bluetooth compatible device. 1 2 3 Prepare to print. (1) Turn ON ... after finishing all settings you need. 70 Printing Photos From A Wireless Communication Device Chapter 8
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    ... 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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    ...copy amount Selects the amount of image that extends off the paper when printing in Borderless (full) mode. Wireless Print Settings For details, see "...image 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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    Bluetooth Settings For details, see "Performing Bluetooth Communication" on page 70. Device name Specifies the name of this machine that is displayed on a Bluetooth compatible device. Access refusal When this is set to , the machine denies access from a Bluetooth compatible device. ...
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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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    ... print properly if the wrong FINE Cartridge is used, or installed incorrectly. Black: PG-50 Black...compatible with this machine. Replacing A FINE Cartridge When a FINE Cartridge runs out of ink, replace it using ... Unit. The FINE Cartridge Holder moves to the left. Pull the Scanning Unit Support down ...
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    ... Cartridge down. (2) Remove the FINE Cartridge. (2) Important Handle FINE Cartridges carefully to avoid staining ...surrounding work area. Discard empty FINE Cartridges according to local laws and disposal ... touch the transparent film (A), film cable (B), ink absorber (sponge part) (C), or any metal ...
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    ... removed, do not touch the gold terminals of the FINE Cartridge or its nozzles. The machine may not print out properly ... (2) Nozzle 4 Insert the new FINE Cartridge. Black FINE Cartridges should be installed into the left holder (B) and Color FINE Cartridges should go into the right holder (C). (2)...
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    ... 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...
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    ... empty FINE Cartridge, it will be a cause of trouble. * Be sure to press [OK] with all the FINE Cartridges installed. Printing does not resume if any of...uninstalled. * If you continue to print with an empty FINE Cartridge, the ink level on the LCD will not be displayed correctly. 80...
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    ... 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 Message Is...
  • 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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    ... both cartridges. 1. Open the [Printer Properties] dialog box. 2. Click the [Maintenance] tab and then [Ink Cartridge Setting]. 3. Select [... when the cartridge runs out of Color ink, and then click the [OK] button. 1. Open [Printer Setup Utility] (or [Print Center]). 2. Double-click the model name ...
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    ... mark appears on the Low Ink Warning If you install an old FINE Cartridge, the "?" icon appears ... detection function is disabled after the error indication is canceled, therefore, Low Ink Warning message ... not appear later on. When you install a new FINE Cartridge, the Low Ink Warning is enabled ...
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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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    ... 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 ...
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    ... process. FINE Cartridge Deep Cleaning consumes more ink than standard FINE Cartridge Cleaning, so perform this procedure only when ... 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
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 94
    ...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 Thickness Lever to the left position....
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 95
    ... the Platen Glass. (3) Press [OK]. The machine scans the pattern and aligns the FINE Cartridge automatically. Note If you select in step 2-(2), the machine prints the current FINE Cartridge Alignment setting. Chapter 10 Routine Maintenance 93
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 96
    ... cleaning the machine. Do not use tissue paper, paper towels, or similar materials for cleaning; ... Cover (white area) (B) with a clean, soft, lint-free cloth moistened with water. Then wipe with ... Wipe the machine's exterior with a clean, soft, lint-free damp cloth. 94 Routine Maintenance Chapter...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 97
    ... then remove any paper from the Auto Sheet Feeder. Clean the paper feed rollers. (1) Display the Maintenance screen. (2) Use [ ] or [...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
    ... the confirmation message is displayed, select and press [OK]. The paper is ejected. Inspect the discharged paper. If dust or dirt can be seen on the paper, repeat the cleaning process. Note If the discharged paper still appears dirty after you have run this clean process, the ...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 100
    ... Properly Through Wireless Communication (See page 111) Cannot Install The MP Driver (See page 112) Cannot Connect To PC ... 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
    ... performed until the waste ink absorber is replaced. Canon recommends that you contact a Canon service representative as ... align the FINE Cartridge using the MP Driver. Follow the procedures described in the Printer Driver Guide. Incompatible device detected. Auto head align has failed. Chapter 11...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 102
    ... back in and turn ON the machine. If the same error occurs, contact a Canon service representative. Note If the [ON/OFF] ... back in and turn the machine back ON. If the problem remains, contact a Canon service representative. Cannot See The Display Properly On The LCD/ Cannot See The Display On The...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 103
    ...printing from a computer, check the following. On the [Main] tab of the printer driver, ensure that the [Media Type] selected ...paper loaded. In the Print dialog box of the printer driver, select [Quality & Media] from the pop-up ... print side facing up. If the paper stack exceeds the Load Limit Mark,...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 104
    ... print job, if there is any. Use the [Canon IJ Status Monitor] in Windows or [Printer Setup Utility] (or [Print Center]) in Macintosh for ... the paper loaded. Check [Paper Size] on the [Page Setup] tab in the printer properties dialog box of the printer driver (Windows) or the [Page Setup] dialog box ...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 105
    ... print data is too large. EMF, follow the procedure below. 1. Open the printer properties dialog box. 2. On the [Page Setup] tab, click [Print Options]. ... enough available space. You may need to increase the amount of free space on the disk by deleting any unnecessary files. When ...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 106
    Back Of Paper Is Smudged/Paper Does Not Feed Properly/Printed Surface Is Scratched Cause .... Action If the inside of the machine is dirty, the printed paper may be smudged. Follow the steps described below... press [OK]. Paper will be ejected. If protrusions inside the machine are stained, wipe ink off ...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 107
    ... Action Follow the steps described below to clean the paper feed rollers. 1. Ensure that the machine is turned ... confirmation screen and then press [OK]. The paper feed roller will rotate as it cleans. 4. Repeat ... 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 paper loaded. In the [Print] dialog box of the printer driver, select [Quality & Media] from the pop-up menu,... thin. Action Use Photo Paper Pro or other Canon specialty paper to print images that ...
  • 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
    ... 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
    ... completely full and until the waste ink absorber is replaced, you are recommended to contact a Canon service representative as soon as ...then reconnect the camera to the machine. 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
    Cannot Print Properly Through Wireless Communication The following are some causes of problems that may occur when printing via infrared communication. For problems when printing via Bluetooth communication, refer to the Bluetooth User's Guide. Cause The installation place, distance, ...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 114
    ... Install The MP Driver Cause Reinstall the MP driver. Unable to proceed beyond the Printer Connection screen. Action 1. Click [Cancel]...ROM icon is not displayed on the desktop, there is a problem with the CD-ROM. Contact a Canon service representative. You have a defective Setup CD-ROM. If you have...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 115
    Cause The computer has an old version of the software installed. (Canon MultiPASS is registered as a program in the [Start] menu.) Installation ... not followed correctly. Action Uninstall the old version of the software following the instructions in the manual of that version, and reinstall the new ...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 116
    .... Action Restart the computer. It may solve the 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. Action Set the "Setup CD-ROM" in your ...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 117
    ... 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
    ...-cropped photos) cannot be detected correctly. Some application softwares do not support multiple image scanning. Scan each item ... using the Multi-Scan or Multi-Crop function. Error arising from application software specifications. Slow Scanning Speed Cause Resolution is set higher than necessary. ...
  • 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 port setting is not correct, change the port setting according ...procedures described in the Easy Setup Instructions and reinstall the MP driver. Paper is not loaded. Printer port...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 121
    ... waste ink absorber becomes completely full, printing cannot be done until the waste ink absorber is replaced. Canon recommends that you contact a Canon service representative as soon as possible. Error No.: 2001 Is Displayed Cause A specified period of...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 122
    .... Action The [Instructions] button on the printer driver screen is not displayed if the on-screen manuals...] tabs. The [?] button for displaying the scanner driver operating instruction is grayed out when the on-screen manuals... manuals) are not installed. Insert the Setup CD-ROM into your computer and...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 123
    ... 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
    ... 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, ... Scan Guide. Delete the MP driver and scanner driver to uninstall the Printer Driver Guide and Scan Guide....
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 128
    ... unplug the machine while the Alarm lamp is on. Close the Paper Support and Paper Support Extension. Disconnect the USB cable from the computer ... then disconnect the power cord from the machine. To prevent the Scanning Unit or the Paper Support from opening, secure them with tape. Cover the machine ...
  • 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
    .... The CD-ROM drive, or the CD-ROM drive that is shared online. Available hard-disk space for printer driver installation. Windows XP/Windows 2000/Windows Me... interface CD-ROM drive Available hard-disk space for printer driver installation. Mac OS X v.10.2.4 or later: Applox.550 MB ...
  • 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
    ... USA repair facility or a Canon USA Authorized Service Facility ("ASF"), and proven ... with compatible computers, peripheral equipment and software. Canon USA shall have no... instructions in, or environmental conditions prescribed in, Canon USA's User's manual or other documentation, or services...
  • 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
    ...le matériel brouilleur du Canada. Customer Technical Supports Canon Canada Inc., offers a full range of... 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 ...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 138
    ... Settings 73 Direct Print Port 10 Document Cover 10 P Paper Guide 10 Paper Output Tray 10 Paper Support 10 Paper Support ... 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 ...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 139
    R Recommended Paper 17 Routine Maintenance 76 Aligning The FINE Cartridge 92 FINE Cartridge Cleaning 90 FINE ... 15 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 Image ...
  • Canon PIXMA MP450 | MP450 User's Guide - Page 140
    ... PURPOSE. environ.c Copyright © 1995, 1996 Cygnus Support. All rights reserved. Redistribution and ...related to such distribution and use acknowledge that the software was developed at Cygnus Support, Inc. Cygnus Support, Inc. may not be used to endorse or promote products derived from this software ...
  • 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, Tokyo...6390 Dixie Road, Mississauga, Ontario, L5T 1P7, Canada Canon Latin America, Inc. 703 Waterford Way, Suite 400, Miami, FL 33126, U.S.A. Canon Mexicana S. de R.L. de C.V. Periferico Sur No. 4124 Col. ...



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