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QT5-2356-V1©CANON INC. 2010 Printed in JAPAN1
• Some of the items included in the package are not explained in this Setup Guide , such as the spacer for borderless printing.
Keep these items in a safe place after setup because they are used in various printing applications.
• For instructions on using items not described in this manual, refer to t\
he User Manual.
• A cable to connect the printer to a computer is not provided with the printer.
• Canon, the Canon logo, and imagePROGRAF are trademarks or registered tra\
demarks of CANON
• Microsoft and Windows are trademarks of Microsoft Corporation, registere\
d in the U.S. and other countries.
• Macintosh is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.
• All other trademarks or registered trademarks described in this Setup Gu\
ide are the property of their respective owners.
These are the steps in printer installation.
Overview of Setup Space Required for Installation
Read this manual before attempting to operate the printer.
Keep this manual in a handy location for future reference.
After installing the printer as shown in this Setup Guide , refer to the
documentation for instructions on operation and maintenance.
b. Spacer for borderless printing
c. 3-inch paper core attachment
d. Starter ink tanks
(Y, PC, C, PGY, GY, BK, PM, M,
MBK, R, G, B)
e. 2-inch paper holder stopper
f. 3-inch paper holder stopper g. Roll holder
h. Set of printer documentation
i. Set of CD-ROMs
j. Setup Guide (this document)
k. Power cord
l. Printhead (x2)
m. Sample paper
• We recommend doing a color calibration after completing the
setup to adjust variations in the colors.
Details for each step are given in this Setup Guide . Simply follow the instructions
to install the printer.
If an error message is displayed during setup or other problems occur, refer to
"Responding to Messages" on page 12.
Printer Installation space (W x D x H mm)
iPF6350 Printer alone 1477 × 1770 × 644 mm
With stand attached 1477 × 1970 × 1291 mm
• A space of 1300 mm in the front and 700 mm in the back are needed
to print from the front paper feed slot.
The Basic Guide includes three booklets containing the following
1 Instructions on basic operation
2 Troubleshooting tips and maintenance procedures
3 Preparations for transferring the printer, and instructions for reinstalling the printer driver
The User Manual (electronic manual) includes the following information:
• Printer operating instructions
• Printer driver instructions
• Printing instructions
• Maintenance procedures
• Instructions for network printing • Troubleshooting tips
• Printer menu descriptions
• Printer driver function details
• Specifications, details on
consumables and optional
accessories, and other
The Paper Reference Guide (electronic manual) provides information
You can access the User Manual and Paper Reference Guide as follows:
• In Windows, double-click the iPFxxxx Support desktop icon. (iPFxxxx
represents the printer model.)
• In Mac OS X, click iPF Support, added to the Dock.
• Even if you do not use the printer driver, be sure to install Media
Configuration Tool from the provided User Software CD-ROM .
With Media Configuration Tool , the paper types that are available
in your area can be registered to the printer. For instructions on
installation, refer to "Install the Printer Driver and the User Manual" \
on page 4. (In Windows, select Install Individual Software in the
Setup Menu window to install Media Configuration Tool only.)
Load Paper to Adjust the Printheads(P.12)
Install the Printer Driver and
the User Manual
Install the Ink Tanks(P.4)
Install the Printheads(P.3)
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• The belt stopper is used when
transporting the printer. Keep
the belt stopper after removing
it, in case the printer needs to be
Remove the printer from the box and
remove the packing materials from the
top of the printer. Prepare the printer for use by installing it and connecting the power cord.
At least three people are needed to lift the
printer by its carrying handles (a), located
under its right and left ends, and to place
it on a table or other flat surface.
The printer weighs 51 kg and requires at
least three people to lift it by its carrying
handles (a) under its right and left ends.
Remove the orange tape on the top cover
(a) and the ejection guide (b) and all the
After removing the orange tape and
packing material from inside the ejection
guide (b), reattach it.Lift the belt stopper (b) from the carriage
shaft (a) and pull it towards you to remove
Plug the power cord into the power supply
connector on the back of the printer and
plug the other end into an electric outlet. Install the printer. You can use the
following two methods for installing the
• Install with the optional stand
Assemble the stand and install the
printer referring to the Printer Stand
Setup Guide included with the stand.
After installation, proceed to step 4.
• Install without a stand on a table
Proceed to step 2.
Remove all the orange tape from the roll
feed unit (a). Remove the roll holder (b)
from the roll feed unit (a) and remove the
protective materials and all the orange
tape on the two holder stoppers (c).
Close the top cover.
• The stand is a standard accessory
in some locations.
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Hold the printhead by the grips (a) as you
remove it from the pouch.Lift the printhead fixer cover to open it
Remove the orange protective part (a). To
remove the other orange protective part
(b), push the grip (c) as you remove it.Insert the printhead into the carriage (b)
with the ink holes (a) up and facing the
front of the printer as shown in the figure.
Carefully push the printhead firmly into
the carriage (b), ensuring that the parts
that were covered by the protective parts
do not touch the carriage (b).
Pull the printhead fixer cover down toward
the front to lock the printhead in place.Press the printhead fixer lever inwards
until it clicks into place.Repeat steps 5 to 11 to install the second
Close the top cover.
The display screen shows Open tank
cover and install all ink tanks. Install the
ink tanks. Install both printheads.
Press the Power button to turn on the
printer.When the following screen appears, use
the ▲ and ▼ keys to select a language
and press OK.Select your local time zone and press
Install the Printheads
• Never touch the parts covered by the
protective parts. Doing so may damage
the printhead and affect printing quality.
• The printhead contains ink, so be
careful not to spill it once the protective
parts are removed.
• Do not reattach the protective parts
after removing them. Dispose of these
materials according to local regulations.
When the display screen shows Open
Upper Cover, open the top cover.Pull the printhead fixer lever forward all
the way to open it completely.
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Open the pouch and remove the ink tank. Insert the ink tank into the holder oriented
as shown, with the ink holes down.Close the ink tank lock lever until it clicks
into place. Make sure the ink lamp lights
Repeat steps 2 to 6 to install each of the
Close the ink tank cover.After all the ink tanks have been installed, the
printer automatically starts charging the system
with ink. Charging the system with ink for the
first time takes about 20 minutes. Use this time
to install the printer driver and manuals on your
computer. If you decide to install the printer
driver and manuals later, wait for the system to
be charged with ink and then proceed to page
12 "Load Paper to Adjust the Printheads". Open the ink tank cover. While pressing the stopper of the ink tank
lock lever inwards, open the ink tank lock
lever upwards. Load all 12 ink tanks.
Shake each ink tank gently 7 to 8 times
before opening its pouch.
You can print from Windows via USB or TCP/IP (network) connections.
The installation procedure varies depending on how your printer is
connected. Install the printer driver and the User Manual as follows.
Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server
2003, Windows XP, Windows 2000
Install the Ink Tanks
Install the Printer Driver and the User Manual
The following screen may be displayed during installation depending on
the security settings of your computer.
• Select Deactivate the block and click Next. Windows
• Failure to shake the ink tanks may
result in reduced print quality because
ink ingredients have settled on the
bottom of the tank.
• If the ink lamp is not lit, repeat steps 2,
5, and 6.
• If the ink tank does not fit in the holder,
make sure the color of the ink tank lock
lever matches the color of the ink tank,
and check the orientation of the ink
• Never touch the ink holes (a)
or metal contacts (b). Touching
these parts may cause stains,
damage the ink tank, and affect
• Avoid dropping the ink tank after removing
it from the pouch. Otherwise, ink may leak
and cause stains.
• Do not remove ink tanks to shake them
after they have been installed. Doing so
may cause ink to spill.
During printer installation, ink fills the
system between the ink tanks and
printheads. The ink level quickly falls to
80% (40% for starter ink tanks), this is
• Installation requires administrative rights (such as those of
Administrator). Be sure to log on using an account with administrative
rights before installation.
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Install the User Manual
In the Select Country or Region of Use
window, select the country or region of
use and click Next. After reading the license agreement, click
Ye s. Confirm that the required installation
items are selected in the Installation List
window, and then click Next. In the Setup Menu window, click Install
Printer Driver. After making sure the printer is not
connected to the computer, turn the
computer on. Insert the provided User
Software CD-ROM for your operating
system in the CD-ROM drive.
In the Printer Selection window, select
The printer is connected directly to a
computer and click Next. When the following dialog box is
displayed, make sure the printer is on and
use the USB cable to connect the printer
to the computer. In the Printer Installation dialog box,
select Install with USB Connection, and
In the Finish window, select Restart my
computer now and click Restart. After reviewing the installation results in
the Complete Installation window, click
For USB connections
• Use a USB cable that conforms to the
Hi-Speed USB specification.
• Connect the USB cable to the printer
according to the on-screen instructions
during installation of the printer driver.
If you connect the USB cable before
installing the printer driver, the printer
driver may not be installed correctly.
MEMO• To choose a different language, click
MEMO• Point at a software title to view a
summary of the software.
• If a warning message is displayed, click
Retry to try again.
• Be careful not to insert the USB cable
into the Ethernet port.
The printer driver settings take effect after
the computer restarts. This completes
printer driver installation.
An iPFxxxx Support desktop icon
is created after installation. (iPFxxxx
represents the printer model.)
Next, install the User Manual. When the Install User Manual
box is displayed, insert the provided User
in the CD-ROM drive
and click Next
. Click Next