Canon MP530 Quick Setup Guide (en)

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Easy Setup Instructions
Unpack the machine
Please confi rm bundled thing by the illustration printed on the fl apped lid of the packing box.
QT5-0214-V01
Hardware setup and Print Head 
alignment is complete.
If you are connecting the machine to a computer for 
use, see the back side of this sheet for instructions on 
installing the software.
For fax users
To send a fax, you need to set the 
telephone line type setting properly on 
the machine.
You have a dedicated telephone line for 
fax use only:
→ FAX ONLY MODE
You receive mainly voice calls and 
sometimes faxes, and you want to receive 
faxes manually:
→ MANUAL MODE
You want to receive voice messages on 
your answering machine, and receive 
faxes automatically:
→ ANS.MACHINE MODE
You want to switch faxes and voice calls 
automatically:
→ FAX/TEL AUTO SW
You have subscribed to a Distinctive Ring 
Pattern Detection (DRPD) service with your 
telephone company:
→ DRPD
For details about the receive mode 
setting, refer to “Receiving Faxes” in the 
User’s Guide
.
If you are unsure of your telephone line 
type, contact your telephone company.
Cassette Loading
You can load paper in both the Auto Sheet Feeder 
and Cassette.
1
  Pull out the Cassette from the bottom 
of the machine.
Cassette
2
  Load the stack of paper into the 
Cassette with the print side face 
down. Pinch the Paper Guide and 
align it to the stack. 
Paper 
Guide
1
  Remove the shipping tape from the 
machine.
 IMPORTANT
Make sure to remove the protective fi lm from the 
Feeder Cover.
2
  Connect the telephone line and any 
necessary external device.
Connect the telephone 
line cord to the wall jack.
You can connect an external device 
(telephone or answering machine) if necessary.
Connect external devices as follows:
External device jack
Telephone line jack
Telephone or answering machine
Built-in computer modem and telephone
Telephone 
line
Telephone 
line
Machine
Machine
Telephone or 
answering machine
Telephone
Computer
LINE TEL
 IMPORTANT
Be sure to use the bundled telephone line cable.
3
  Plug the power cord into the back of 
the machine and connect the other 
end to a power outlet. Press [ON/OFF].
4
 Use [   ] or [   ] on the Operation 
Panel to select the language for the 
LCD, then press [OK]. 
If the message <SET INK CARTRIDGE> 
appears, go to 
5
1
  Prepare the machine
2
  Install the Print Head
3
  Install the ink tanks
4
  Align the Print Head
5
  Press the Open button to open the 
Paper Output Tray. Open up and set 
the Paper Output Tray extension by 
pressing down the hollow on its front 
side.
Paper Output Tray
Open Button
6
  Open the Scanning Unit (Printer Cover) 
until it locks into place. The Print Head 
Holder moves to the center.
Scanning Unit (Printer Cover)
 IMPORTANT
Be careful not to touch the buttons on the Operation 
Panel.
7
  Open the Inner Cover. Write down 
the serial number located inside the 
machine. You will need this to register 
your products.
Inner Cover Serial Number 
Location
 
 
1
  Remove the Print Head from its 
package.
 CAUTION
There might be some transparent or light blue ink on 
the inside of the bag the print head comes in - this has 
no effect on print quality. Be careful not to get ink on 
yourself when handling these items.
2
  Remove the orange protective cap 
from the Print Head and discard it.
Do not touch the Print Head nozzles and the electrical 
contacts.
Print Head 
Nozzles
Electrical Contacts
Protective Cap
3
  Firmly raise the Print Head Lock Lever 
until it stops.
4
  Insert the Print Head.
Do not 
touch!
5
  Lower the Print Head Lock Lever 
carefully and press it down.
 IMPORTANT
If the Scanning Unit (Printer Cover) is left open for 
more than 10 minutes, the Print Head Holder moves to 
the right. Close and reopen the Scanning Unit (Printer 
Cover) to return the Holder to the center.
1
  Peel back the orange tab completely 
and remove the plastic wrapper from 
the ink tank.
If the orange-colored protective fi lm is 
not removed completely, problems with 
printing may occur.
2
  Twist off and discard the orange 
protective cap located on the bottom 
of the ink tank.
Electrical Contacts
ink port
Protective Cap
Do not press!
 IMPORTANT
•  Do not touch the electrical contacts.
•  Do not touch the ink port.
3
  Insert the ink tank into the right-hand 
slot.
4
 Press the   mark on the ink tank until 
it clicks into place and then its lamp 
lights red.
Refer to the color guide on 
the Print Head Lock Lever.
Click
5
  Close the Inner Cover and the 
Scanning Unit (Printer Cover).
Click
 IMPORTANT
For safety, always fi rmly grip the areas illustrated 
when closing the Scanning Unit (Printer Cover).
1
  Open the Paper Support, then pull out 
the extension. Pinch the Paper Guide 
and slide it to the left.
Paper Support
Extension
Paper Guide
2
  Load a few sheets of letter- or A4-size 
paper into the Auto Sheet Feeder, 
align the paper with the right side of 
the Cover Guide, then slide the Paper 
Guide toward the left edge of the 
paper. 
Print Side
Paper Guide
Cover Guide
3
  Ensure that the message requesting 
head alignment is displayed on the 
LCD, select <YES> using [   ] or [   ] 
and press [OK].
The pattern is printed. And Print Head is aligned 
automatically.
•  The pattern is printed in black and blue.
•  Print Head alignment will take several minutes to 
complete. Do not start another operation here. 
•  When automatic Print Head alignment cannot be executed 
correctly, the message <HEAD ALIGNMENT ERROR> 
is displayed on the LCD. Refer to “An Error Message is 
Displayed on the LCD” in the User’s Guide.