Connecting to a printer and printing via Wi-Fi (PowerShot G5 X)

 

Description

Connecting to a printer and printing via Wi-Fi (PowerShot G5 X)

Solution

You can connect your camera to a printer and print using Wi-Fi.
When establishing a wireless connection with a printer, you can either use the camera as an access point (Camera Access Point Mode) or use another access point.
IMPORTANT
  • This camera requires a PrintBridge-compatible printer (supporting DPS over IP) for printing via Wi-Fi.
  • Procedures for connecting the camera to a printer via Wi-Fi are explained below. For more information on printer-specific Wi-Fi settings, please refer to the printer’s instruction manual.
NOTE

Connecting your camera and printer via Wi-Fi

Register the printer you want to connect to using Wi-Fi.

1. Press the <> button to turn the camera on.
  • The playback screen appears.

2. Press the <> button.

NOTE
  • When setting up Wi-Fi for the first time, the camera nickname registration screen will be displayed.
 
  • This nickname will be displayed on [Select a Device] screen when connecting to other devices via Wi-Fi.
  • If the [Device Nickname] screen is displayed, press the <><> buttons to choose [OK], and then press the [ ] button. (The camera model name (G5 X) is set as the nickname by default.)
  • To change the camera’s nickname, press the <><> buttons to choose the [Nickname] field, press the <> button to display the keyboard, and then enter the desired nickname. After you have finished entering the nickname, press the <MENU> button to return to the registration screen, press the <> button, choose [OK], and then press the <> button.

3. When the following screen is displayed, press the <><><><> to choose [ ], and then press the <>.


4. Press the < ><> buttons to choose [Add a device], and then press the < > button.

NOTE
  • Once a printer is added, the printer name will be displayed on the screen in step 4. To connect to a printer again, simply choose the printer name from the list.
  • Once you have connected to devices via the Wi-Fi menu, recent destinations will be listed first when you access the Wi-Fi menu. You can easily connect again by choosing the desired device and pressing the < > button.
  • To add a new device, display the device selection screen, and then configure the setting. If you prefer not to display recent target devices, choose the [ ] tab from the menu, press the <><> buttons to choose [Wi-Fi Settings], and then press the <> button. Then, press the <><> buttons to choose [Off] for [Target History].

5. Choose the displayed SSID (network name) from the printer's Wi-Fi setting menu.

6. Once the printer is ready for the connection, the printer’s name will be displayed on the camera. Press the <><> buttons to choose the printer’s name, and then press the <> button.

7. After the printer has been registered, a screen similar to the following one will be displayed.

Printing Images

8. Press the <><> buttons to choose the images you want to print, and then press the <> button.


9. The menu items will be displayed. Press the <><> buttons to choose [ : Print ] () and then press the <> button.

10. The screen for specifying the print settings appears.
  • To add the date to images, press the <><> buttons to choose (). Then, press the < > button and make the settings.
  • To specify the number of prints, press the <><> buttons to choose ( ). Then, press the <> button and make the settings.
  • Press the <><> buttons to choose [Paper Settings], ( ) and then press the <> button.

11. The screen for setting the paper size appears.
Press the <><> buttons to choose the desired paper size, and then press the <> button.
  • [Default] has been selected in the example image above.

12. The screen for setting the paper type appears.
Press the <><> buttons to choose the desired paper type, and then press the <> button.
  • [Photo] has been selected in the example image above.

13. The layout (border) settings screen appears.
Press the <><> buttons to choose the desired layout type, and then press the <> button.
  • [Bordered] has been selected in the example image above.

14. The camera returns to the print setting screen.
: Make sure that the settings are correct.
: Press the <><> buttons to choose [Print], and then press the <> button.

15. Printing begins.


SIMS Doc Id

8202717700

Doc ID   ART164325
Updated   01/12/2016

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