BUBBLE JET PRINTER
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About this document
· In this document Microsoft® Windows® 95, Microsoft®
Windows® 98 and Microsoft® Windows NT® 4.0 are
referred to as Windows 95, Windows 98 and Windows
· Unauthorised transfer or duplication of all or any part of
this User's Guide is prohibited.
· The content of this User's Guide is subject to change
· Every effort has been made to ensure that the
information contained in this guide is correct. If any error
or omission is found, contact the nearest Canon office
by referring to the Contact List provided with the printer.
· Canon is not responsible for any damages, direct or
indirect, arising from or related to the use of this printer.
Copyright ©1999 CANON INC. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
International ENERGY STAR®
As an ENERGY STAR
Partner, Canon Inc. has
determined that this product
meets the ENERGY STAR
guidelines for energy
The international ENERGY STAR Office Equipment
Program is a global program that promotes energy
saving through the use of computers and other office
equipment. The program backs the development and
dissemination of products with functions that effectively
reduce energy consumption. It is an open system in
which businesses can participate voluntarily. The
targeted products are office equipment such as
computers, monitors, printers, facsimiles, and copiers.
Their standards and logos are uniform among
This guide uses the icons shown below to indicate important information. Always observe the
instructions indicated by these icons.
Instructions that if ignored could result in serious personal injury or even death as a result of
careless operation of the equipment. Observe these warnings for your safety.
Instructions that if ignored could result in minor injuries or material damage as a result of
careless operation of the equipment. Observe these cautions for your safety and to avoid
damaging the equipment.
Instructions or advice to help you use the printer more efficiently or to avoid minor problems.
References to other pages or documents supplied with your printer.
Instructions specifically for Windows 95 and Windows 98 users. Some of the dialogs you see on your screen may be
slightly different, depending on which operating system you are using. However, the basic procedures apply to your
system. For details about using the Windows NT 4.0 Printer driver, click the Start button, point to Programs and
BJC-8200, and click Guide.
Instructions specifically for Macintosh users.
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Using the Printer Safely
Read and follow all of these cautions and warnings to ensure the safe use of the printer. To avoid
the hazards of fire, personal injury, or damage to the printer, never attempt to use the printer in any
way other than the methods described in this guide.
Choosing a location
Never place the printer near flammable
solvents such as alcohol, thinner, etc.
To avoid the hazards of fire or
electric shock, keep all flammable
liquids away from the printer.
Never attempt to plug the power cord into a
power outlet when your hands are wet.
To avoid electric shock, make sure
that your hands are dry.
Always push the plug completely into the
A loose or poorly connected plug
could cause a fire or electric
Never cut, modify, stretch, bend, or twist the
power cord, and never place heavy objects on
the power cord.
A power leak from a damaged
power cord could cause a fire or
Never plug the printer power cord into a power
outlet (power board, double adapter, etc.) that
is shared by other devices or office
To prevent the hazards of fire or
electric shock, avoid overloading
Never use the printer if the power cord is
bundled or knotted.
To prevent the hazards of fire or
electric shock, make sure the
power cord is straight.
If you detect smoke, unusual odours, or
strange noises around the printer, immediately
press the POWER button to switch the printer
off and disconnect the power plug.
To avoid fire or electric shock,
never use the printer under these
conditions. Call for service.
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Cleaning the printer
Use only a slightly damp cloth to clean the
printer. Never use flammable solvents like
alcohol, benzene, thinner, etc.
If a flammable solvent contacts an
electrical component inside the
printer, this could cause a fire or
Always unplug the printer power cord before
you clean the printer.
If you mistakenly switch the printer
on while cleaning it, you could
touch moving components inside
the printer and suffer injury.
Maintaining the printer
Never attempt to disassemble or modify the
The printer contains high voltage
components which could cause a
fire or serious electric shock.
Working around the printer
Never use flammable sprays near the printer.
Gases in the spray could cause a
fire or electric shock if they come
in contact with electrical
components inside the printer.
Choosing a location
Never set the printer on a surface that is
unstable or subject to excessive vibration.
The printer could tip or fall and
Never use the printer in a location that is
subject to high humidity, dust, high
temperatures, or direct sunlight.
Set up and use the printer in a
location where ambient
temperature is within 5°C~35°C
(41°F~95°F) and 10%~90%
humidity with no condensation.
Never place the printer on a thick carpet or
Fibres or dust entering the printer
could cause a fire.
Keep the power outlet for the printer free of all
obstacles so you can unplug the power cord
at any time.
Such obstacles could prevent you
from unplugging the printer when
a printer fault occurs and cause a
fire or electric shock.
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