The Maintenance Bar allows you to perform printer maintenance or change printer settings.
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Cleaning Performs printhead cleaning. Printhead cleaning removes any blockages in the printhead nozzles.Performs cleaning when the printout is faded or fails to print a specific color, though all ink levels are still high enough.
Deep Cleaning Performs a deep cleaning. Performs a deep clean when two cleanings do not solve the printhead problem.
Deep Cleaning consumes more ink than Cleaning. Cleaning the printhead regularly will quickly deplete the printer’s ink supply. Therefore, perform cleaning only when necessary.Ink GroupWhen you click Cleaning or Deep Cleaning, the Ink Group window is displayed.Select an ink group. for which you want to clean the printhead.Click Initial Check Items to display the items you need to check before you perform cleaning or deep cleaning.
Print Head Alignment Print Head Alignment adjusts the printhead’s installation positions and improves the colors and offsets.Align the printhead immediately after the printhead is installed.When you click Print Head Alignment (Print Head Alignment), the Start Print Head Alignment dialog box is displayed.
Nozzle Check Prints a nozzle check pattern.Perform this function if the printout becomes pale or a particular color cannot be printed. Print a nozzle test pattern, and check that the print head is working properly. If the print results for a particular color are faded or if any part is not printed, click Cleaning to clean the printhead.To display the list of items you need to check before printing the nozzle check pattern, click Initial Check Items.
Print Check PatternFunction This feature prints a pattern that allows you to check for any clogged ink nozzles. Click Print Check Pattern. When the confirmation message is displayed, click OK. Then the Pattern Check dialog box is displayed.The left bitmap (good) The print head nozzle is not blocked. The right bitmap (bad) The print head nozzle may be clogged. Exit(Exit) Close the Pattern Check dialog box, and return to the Maintenance tab.Cleaning Perform printhead cleaning.Cleaning the printhead removes any blockages in the nozzles. of the printhead.Perform cleaning when prints are faded or if the machine fails to print a specific color, even though all ink levels are still high enough.
Ink Cartridge Settings Opens the Ink Cartridge Settings Dialog Box. Use this function to specify the FINE cartridge you want to use.
Bottom Plate Cleaning Clean the printer’s bottom plate. To prevent the back of the paper from tarnishing, perform Bottom Plate Cleaning before you perform duplex printing. Also perform Bottom Plate Cleaning if ink stains on the printed page are caused by something other than the print data.
Roller Cleaning Clean the paper feed roller. The machine may not be able to feed if paper dust is jammed in the printer’s feed roller. In this case, clean the paper feed roller to improve printing results.
Power Off Turns off the printer from the printer driver.Perform this function to turn off the printer when you cannot press the ON button (POWER button) on the printer because the printer is out of your reach.You the ON button (POWER button) on the printer must be pressed to turn the printer back on after clicking this button. When using this function, you will not be able to turn on the printer from the printer driver.
Auto Power Opens the Auto Power Settings dialog box. Specify settings for automatic printer power operation. Perform this function if you want to change the power settings automatically.
If the printer is turned off or communication between the printer and the computer is disabled, an error message may appear because the computer cannot obtain the printer status information. If this happens, click OK to display the printer status information. the most recent setting specified on your computer.
Silent Settings Opens the Silent Settings Dialog Box. The Quiet Settings dialog box allows you to specify a setting that reduces the operating noise of the printer. This mode is useful when printer operating noise is a concern, such as when printing at night. Do this when you want to change the silent mode setting.
If the printer is turned off or the communication between the printer and the computer is disabled, an error message may appear because the computer cannot receive the printer status information.
Custom Settings Opens the Custom Settings Dialog Box. Perform this function to change the settings of this printer.
If the printer is turned off or communication between the printer and the computer is disabled, an error message may appear because the computer cannot obtain the printer status information. If this happens, click OK to display the printer status information. The most recent setting is specified on your computer.View Print History This function starts the Canon XPS preview, and displays the print history.
You can use this function only with XPS printer driver.View Printer Status(View Printer Status)Start Canon status screen Httl.com.vn/EN .Perform this function when you want to check status. printer and how the print job is doing.
If you are using the XPS printer driver, “Canon Httl.com.vn/EN Status Screen” becomes “Canon Httl.com.vn/EN XPS Status Screen”.Introduction(About)Opens the About Dialog(About). You can check the printer driver version with the copyright notice. Alternatively, it is possible to switch the language to be used.