We guess you are a professional photographer because you are on this page looking for the Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-1000 setup procedure. As we all know, this printer is specially designed to satisfy the needs of professional photographers. This printer can print stunning details as they are captured. As mentioned before, if you are a photographer, you should have chosen this printer for its amazing quality and precision. It equips an 11-Color plus Chroma Optimizer ink system - what more can you expect?

Every feature added to this printer boosts the quality and look of the output. For example, the Borderless Printing feature helps you print without any white margins. So, only what you have captured is printed with details.Well... that’s enough talking. We don’t want you to wait anymore to see your first print of your photography with this printer. Let us see how to set up Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-1000.

Canon Imageprograf Pro-1000 Setup

Canon Imageprograf Pro-1000 Setup


Canon Imageprograf Pro-1000 Setup
  • Open the printer package.
  • Remove all the printer documents and accessories from the package.
  • Lift your printer and place it on a flat surface.
  • Remove all the tapes and protective materials from the printer.
  • Ensure that all the packing materials are completely removed.
  • Turn on your Canon imagePROGRAF Pro-1000 printer.
Canon Imageprograf Pro-1000 Setup
  • Choose your language and other settings.
  • Open the ink tank access door.
  • Shake the ink tanks before installing them on the printer.
  • Slowly insert the ink tank into the dedicated slot and push it until it locks.
Canon Imageprograf Pro-1000 Setup
  • Install all the ink tanks in the same manner.
  • Close the ink tank access door.
  • Now, open the top cover of your printer.
  • Unlock the print head and remove the protective cover and orange protective seal from the print head. Do not touch the print head nozzle.
Canon Imageprograf Pro-1000 Setup

When everything is set, we will move on to setting up the printer on your wireless network.


Before starting the setup process, check if you have turned on your router and the internet connection is stable. Place the printer and computer within the wireless range.


  • On the printer control panel, use the arrow button to select LAN settings.
  • Press the OK button.
  • Select the Wireless LAN setup option and press the OK button.
  • Choose Cableless setup.
  • Press OK.
  • When a message is displayed on your printer screen, press OK.
  • You will be prompted to follow the instructions on your computer to perform the rest of the steps in the wireless setup.


  • Download the Canon Pro-1000 printer driver on your Mac.
  • Run the downloaded file to initiate the installation process.
  • On the very first screen, click Next.
  • Type your password and select Install Helper.
  • Click Start Setup.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to choose your country, etc.
  • When you see the Select Connection Method screen, enable the Wireless LAN Connection option.
  • Click Next.
  • On the screen that is displayed, choose the Connect via wireless router option.
  • Select Next.
  • When the Check Power screen appears, make sure that the printer is turned on and click Next.
  • On the displayed screen, make sure that your printer is listed and selected. You will see the last 5-digits of your printer serial number on the screen. Verify this number with the serial number present at the back of your printer.
  • If your printer is selected, click Next.
  • Select Add Printer on the next page.
  • In the Add window, choose your printer and click Add.
  • Select Next in the Add Printer window.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions in order to finish the setup procedure.
  • When the Setup Complete screen appears, click Next.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions.
  • If the Software Installation List appears, select the optional software you wish to install and click Next.
  • Your printer is connected with your Mac, and the drivers and software are installed successfully. Follow any remaining on-screen instructions.
  • When you find the Installation completed screen, click Exit.

Now, you are ready to print your photographs with excellent quality so that you can cherish them forever.If you find any difficulties or problems during the setup, call us for immediate assistance. Feel free to contact us for any printer-related queries. Enjoy capturing and printing your pictures!