Canon Ip2600 Setup

Canon Pixma IP2600 is a photo InkJet printer. You can print photos at a maximum resolution of 4800 x 1200 dpi, thus you can get perfect photo prints. The specially engineered pigment black ink delivers clear, top laser-quality text with easy readability and higher resistance to smudging.

Canon Pixma Ip2600 Unboxing Setup

To perform the Canon Pixma IP2600 printer setup, you must first start with the Hardware setup.

Canon Pixma Ip2600
  • Your box contains the Brother DCP L2520D printer, pre-installed drum unit, Inbox Toner Cartridge, AC Power Cord, Quick Setup Guide, Product safety guide, and CD-ROM.
  • Unpack the printer from the carton and place it on a flat surface close to the computer.
  • Peel off the protective tapes surrounding the printer body and discard them.
  • Open the top cover of your printer and get rid of the packaging material present inside. Close the top cover.
  • Remove the power cord from the sealed packaging. Connect it to the printer and the main power source.
  • Press the Power button on your Canon printer to turn it on.
  • Open the top cover and wait for the cartridge holder to come to the optimum position.
  • Remove the black FINE ink cartridge from the cover and peel the protective tape from the bottom.
  • Slide the ink cartridge into its position and push it until you hear the clicking sound.
  • (Repeat the same step for the other FINE ink cartridges and close the top cover of the printer)

  • Open the rear tray and move the paper guide to the corner.
  • Place a stack of paper inside and adjust the paper guides in accordance with the papers.
  • Pull the paper output tray from the printer.
  • Conclude the Canon Pixma IP2600 printer setup with the Software setup.

  • Insert the Canon installation CD into the CD drive of your computer.
  • Wait for the setup window to open.
  • Click the Continue button and agree to the terms and conditions.
  • Follow the prompts on the screen.
  • Finally, the connection screen will appear. This is when you need to connect the USB cable to the computer and the Canon printer.
  • Follow the on-screen commands and complete the full printer setup process.

CANON PIXMA IP2600 DRIVER DOWNLOAD

If you want to perform printer tasks from the computer, the best way is to download the printer driver. You can easily download the driver from this page or the official Canon support page.

Your Canon Pixma printer is compatible with Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP/2000, and Mac OS X v. 10.3.9 to 10.5.x4.

For Windows

  • Click the Driver Download button on this very support page.
  • The driver will be downloaded to your Windows computer the next second.
  • An alternative way to download the driver is from the official Canon support page.
  • Open the support page for the Canon Pixma IP2600 printer.
  • Click the Drivers & Downloads tab on the page.
  • Select the Windows operating system from the drop-down list.
  • Click the SELECT button and click DOWNLOAD.
 

For Mac

  • On this very support page, click the Driver Download button for Mac.
  • Once done, the driver will be downloaded to the computer.
  • You can also download the driver from the official Canon support page.
  • Open the browser and visit the support page for the Canon Pixma IP2600 printer.
  • Locate and click the Drivers & Downloads tab.
  • Select Mac OS from the Operating System drop-down list.
  • Choose the language of your choice.
  • After you click the DOWNLOAD button, the driver for your Mac will be downloaded.
 

CANON IP2600 PRINTER MANUAL

  • The Canon User Manual can be downloaded from this very support page.
  • Click the Manual Download button and the manual will be downloaded immediately.
  • If you wish to get the manual from the official Canon support page, you can do so.
  • Open the support page for the Canon Pixma IP2600 printer.
  • Click the Manuals tab.
  • Locate and choose your User Manual.
  • Click SELECT and then click the DOWNLOAD button.
 

CANON PIXMA IP2600 DRIVER INSTALL

  • Once you have the driver downloaded to your computer, you can directly proceed with the installation.
  • Do a double-click on the downloaded file and run the installation.
  • Wait for the screen to open.
  • Follow the prompts and wait for the connection screen to appear.
  • Once the connection screen opens, click the type of connection you want and complete the installation process.
 

CANON PIXMA IP2600 WIRELESS SETUP

The Canon Pixma IP2600 printer does not support wireless printing. However, you can connect the Canon printer to the computer with the help of a USB cable.

CANON IP2600 USB SETUP

The USB interface is the only way with which you can connect the Canon printer to the computer. The steps are as follows.

HOW DO I CONNECT MY CANON IP2600 TO MY LAPTOP?

  • The moment you have installed the printer driver, have a USB cable ready to connect.
  • When the printer driver asks you to connect the printer to the computer with pictorial images, connect the USB carefully to the hubs of the computer and the printer.
  • Once the USB connection is secure, you can perform any kind of task the printer supports with just a couple of clicks away.
 

HOW TO RESET CANON IP2600 PRINTER?

  • Make sure that the Canon Pixma IP2600 printer is turned on.
  • Now, remove the power cord from the power source and the printer.
  • Wait for the printer to be idle for a while.
  • Now, connect the power cord back to the printer and then to the power source.
  • Press the Power button on the Canon printer to turn it on.

HOW TO CHANGE FINE CARTRIDGE IN CANON IP2600 PRINTER?

  • Make sure that the Canon Pixma IP2600 printer is turned on.
  • Open the top cover of the printer.
  • Push the FINE cartridge down and remove it from the slot.
  • Remove the new ink cartridge from the sealed packaging.
  • Peel the protective tape from the cartridge.
  • Place the FINE ink cartridge into the slot and push it until you hear the clicking sound.

CANON IP2600 PRINTER TROUBLESHOOTING

CANON PIXMA IP2600 NOT PRINTING

  • Make sure that the Canon Pixma IP2600 printer is connected to the power source and turned on.
  • Check if you have the FINE ink cartridges installed properly.
  • Ensure that the papers in the paper input tray are set properly. Remove the paper stack and fan them out properly.
  • Remove the damaged papers from the stack and install them in the input tray.
  • Clear the paper jams in the printer if there are any.
  • Replace the USB interface cable to make sure that the connection is secure between the printer and the computer.
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CANON PIXMA IP2600 PAPER JAM

Paper Jam in the Output slot or the Rear tray:

 
  • Slowly remove the remaining papers from the rear tray and the paper output tray.
  • Fan the papers and even them out properly; get rid of the curled papers.
  • Arrange the papers properly and place them in the rear tray.
  • In the output tray, look for the jammed paper and slowly remove it from the area.
  • Please be careful when you remove the papers; damaging the jammed paper further will cause more problems while printing.

CANON IP2600 ALARM LAMP FLASHES ORANGE

ORANGE FLASHES

Cause:

The error light shows that the Canon Pixma IP2600 printer does not have any paper in the rear tray.

Solution:

Load the Canon-supported paper into the rear tray.

ORANGE FLASHES

Cause:

The printer cover is open when the print job is in progress.

Solution:

Remove the paper and make sure that the paper does not tear.

ORANGE FLASHES

Cause:

Fine Cartridge is not installed properly.

Solution:

Remove the output tray extension and then the paper output tray. Remove the Fine cartridges.

Install the Fine cartridges properly until you hear the clicking sound.

Close the cover.

ORANGE FLASHES

Cause:

The Fine Cartridge is not properly installed.

The incorrect Fine Cartridge was installed.

Solution 1:

Open the printer’s output tray extension and the paper output tray. You have to place the Fine Cartridge into the slot and then push it down until it clicks.

Solution 2:

Install the appropriate Fine Cartridge based on the Canon printer.

ORANGE FLASHES

Cause:

The Ink Absorber is almost full.

Solution:

Press the Black or Color button on the Canon Pixma IP2600 printer to continue printing.

ORANGE FLASHES

Cause:

The protective tape on the Cartridge is still not out of the Cartridge.

Solution:

  • Remove the output tray extension and remove the paper tray.
  • Take out the Fine Cartridge from the respective slot.
  • Remove the protective tape covering the cartridge lens.

ORANGE FLASHES

Cause:

Paper settings are incorrect.

Solution:

Press the Stop button on the Canon Pixma IP2600 printer.

Make changes to the media type and the print settings on the installed printer driver.

ORANGE FLASHES

Cause:

The specified document cannot be a printer.

Solution:

Make sure you have the genuine Fine ink cartridges installed properly on the Canon printer; continue printing.

ORANGE FLASHES

Cause:

The ink may have run out.

Solution:

  • Check the ink levels on the computer driver.
  • If you still want to continue printing, press and hold the Stop button on the printer for 5 seconds.
  • Replace the Fine cartridges if they run out of ink.

ORANGE FLASHES

Cause:

The Fine Cartridge cannot be recognized.

The Fine Cartridge is not properly installed in the printer.

Solution:

The printer does not want to use an unauthentic Fine cartridge.

ORANGE FLASHES

Cause:

The Fine Cartridge cannot be recognized.

Solution:

Replace the Fine Cartridge will a Canon authorized one.

ORANGE FLASHES

Cause:

Ink in the Cartridge has run out.

Solution:

  • Replace the Fine ink Cartridge into the printer.
  • Suppose you want to continue printing, press and hold the Stop button for 5 seconds. Now, use the genuine Canon Fine ink cartridge instead of the old one.