What are the parts and names (Nomenclature)

Article ID: ART142696 | Date published: 05/13/2015 | Date last updated: 08/17/2015


Main Components

 Front View

(1) Document Cover

Open to load an original on the Platen Glass.

(2) Operation Panel

Use to change the settings of the machine or to operate it.

See Operation Panel.

(3) LCD (Liquid Crystal Display)

Displays messages, menu selections, and the operation status. You can also preview photos on the LCD before printing.

note  Note

 The LCD will turn off if the machine is not operated for about 5 minutes. To restore the display, press any button except the ON button or perform the print operation.

(4) Paper Support

Raise and tip back to load paper in the Rear Tray.

(5) Paper Guides

Slide to align with sides of the paper stack.

(6) Rear Tray

Load various sizes or types of paper which you can use on the machine. Two or more sheets of the same size and type of paper can be loaded at the same time, and fed automatically one sheet at a time.

See Loading Paper.

(7) Card Slot Cover

Open to insert a memory card.

See Inserting the Memory Card.

(8) Infrared Port

Use this port to print from a mobile phone with wireless infrared communication.

See Printing Photos from a Wireless Communication Device.

(9) Direct Print Port

Connect a PictBridge compliant device such as a digital camera or the optional Bluetooth Unit BU-30* when printing directly.

See Printing Photos Directly from Your Mobile Phone or Digital Camera.

You can also insert a USB flash drive to this port to save scanned data on it.

See Saving Scanned Data.

* The Bluetooth Unit is not available in some countries or regions depending on the local laws and regulations. For details, contact your local Canon service representative.


 Do not connect any equipment other than PictBridge compliant devices, the optional Bluetooth Unit BU-30, and USB flash drives to the Direct Print Port of the machine. This may cause fire, electric shock, or damage to the machine.


 Do not touch the metal casing.

(10) Paper Output Tray

Opens automatically when printing or copying starts and printed papers are ejected.

(11) Output Tray Extension

Open to support the printouts. Open it when printing or copying.

(12) Scanner Lock Switch

Locks the Scanning Unit (Cover) to keep it from opening when transporting the machine. Make sure to unlock it before turning the power on.

(13) FAU (Film Adapter Unit) Protective Sheet

Protects the FAU lamp and the Platen Glass. The Film Guide used for scanning film is stored behind the FAU Protective Sheet.

(14) FAU (Film Adapter Unit) lamp

Lights up the film original when scanning films.

(15) Platen Glass

Load an original to copy or scan.

(16) Cassette

Load A4, B5, A5, or Letter-sized plain paper and insert it into the machine. Two or more sheets of the same size of paper can be loaded at the same time, and fed automatically one sheet at a time.

See Loading Paper.

 Rear View

(17) Wired LAN Connector

Plug in the LAN cable to connect the machine to a LAN.


 Do not touch the metal casing.

(18) USB Port

Plug in the USB cable to connect the machine with a computer.


 Do not touch the metal casing.

important  Important

 Do not plug in or unplug the USB cable while the machine is printing from or scanning originals to the computer.

(19) Power Cord Connector

Plug in the supplied power cord.

(20) Rear Cover

Detach to remove jammed paper.

 Inside View

(21) Ink lamp

Lights or flashes red to indicate the ink tank status.

See Checking the Ink Status.

(22) Print Head Lock Lever

Locks the Print Head into place.

important  Important

 Do not raise this lever after installing the Print Head.

(23) Print Head Holder

Install the Print Head.

(24) Scanning Unit (Cover)

Scans originals. Open it to replace ink tanks, to check ink lamps, or to remove jammed paper inside the machine. When opening the Scanning Unit (Cover), lift it with the Document Cover closed.

(25) Inner Cover

Close it when printing on paper.

(26) Card Slot

Insert a memory card.

See Inserting the Memory Card.

(27) Access lamp

Lights or flashes to indicate the memory card status.

See Inserting the Memory Card.

note  Note

 For details on installing the Print Head and ink tanks, refer to the printed manual: Getting Started.

 Operation Panel

(1) ON button

Turns the power on or off. Before turning on the power, make sure that the Document Cover is closed.

important  Important

Disconnecting the power plug

 When disconnecting the power plug after turning off the power, be sure to confirm that the Power lamp is not lit. If the power plug is disconnected from the wall outlet while the Power lamp is lit or flashing, the machine may become unable to print properly since the Print Head is not protected.

(2) Buttons to use when navigating menus on the LCD

See How to Navigate Menus on the LCD.

(3) Black button

Starts black & white copying, scanning, etc.

(4) Color button

Starts color printing, copying, or scanning.

(5) Stop button

Cancels operation when a print job is in progress.

(6) Alarm lamp

Lights or flashes orange when an error, such as paper-out or ink-out, occurs.

(7) [+] [-] buttons

Specifies the number of copies to copy or print.

(8) Power lamp

Lights blue after flashing when the power is turned on.

(9) OK button

Selects a menu or setting item. See How to Navigate Menus on the LCD.

Resolves an error when printing is in progress or resumes the machine's normal operation after removing jammed paper.


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