LAN Settings - TS6420

Article ID: ART179297 | Date published: 02/17/2021 | Date last updated: 02/17/2021
 

Description

This article provides information on the LAN settings for the PIXMA TS6420.

Solution

LAN settings

Select this setting item from Device settings in the menu screen which appears when you press the OK button.

 LAN stands for Local Area Network.


 

Wi-Fi

By selecting Wi-Fi from LAN settings, the following settings are available.

To print the LAN settings, select Print details in the LAN settings screen and select Yes.

 The network settings printout contains important information about your network. Handle it with care.

  • Show setting info

    The following setting items are displayed. (Some setting items are not displayed depending on the printer settings.)

Items

Setting

Connection

Enabled / Enabled (disconnected) / Disabled

Network name (SSID)

XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX (up to 32 characters)

Wi-Fi security

Inactive / WEP(64bit) / WEP(128bit) / WPA-PSK(TKIP) / WPA-PSK(AES) / WPA2-PSK(TKIP) / WPA2-PSK(AES)

Signal strength (%)

XXX

IPv4 address

XXX. XXX. XXX. XXX (12 characters)

IPv4 subnet mask

XXX. XXX. XXX. XXX (12 characters)

IPv4 default gateway

XXX. XXX. XXX. XXX (12 characters)

IPv6 link-local address

XXXX: XXXX: XXXX: XXXX:
XXXX: XXXX: XXXX: XXXX (32 characters)

MAC address (Wi-Fi)

XXX. XXX. XXX. XXX (12 characters)

Printer name

XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX (up to 15 characters)

Bonjour service name

XXXXXXXXXXXXX
XXXXXXXXXXXXX
XXXXXXXXXXXXX
XXXXXXXXXXXXX (up to 52 characters)

("XX" represents alphanumeric characters.)

The following settings are available on the Wi-Fi screen.

  • Advanced mode

    Enables/disables Wi-Fi.

  • Wi-Fi setup

    Selects the setup method for Wi-Fi connection.

    • Easy wireless connect

      Select if you want to use a computer or mobile device (e.g. smartphone, or tablet) to send wireless network information to the printer. Follow the on-screen instructions of the connecting device for the setup procedure.

    • Manual connect

      Select when you want to use the operation panel of the printer to manually establish a wireless network connection.

    • WPS (Push button method)

      Select when you want to establish a wireless network connection using a wireless router supporting a Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) push button method. Follow the on-screen instructions during setup.

    • Other connection types

      • Manual connect (adv.)

        Select when you want to specify settings for Wi-Fi manually. You can specify multiple WEP keys.

      • WPS (PIN code method)

        Select when want to establish a wireless network connection using a wireless router supporting a Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) PIN code method. Follow the on-screen instructions during setup.

  • Advanced

    For details on each setting item:


 

Wireless Direct

By selecting Wireless Direct from LAN settings, the following settings are available.

To print the LAN settings, select Print details in the LAN settings screen and select Yes.

 

 The network settings printout contains important information about your network. Handle it with care.
  • Show setting info

    The following setting items are displayed. (Some setting items are not displayed depending on the printer settings.)

     Select Show setting info to display a screen, allowing you to show or hide the password.

Items

Setting

Connection

Enabled (connected) / Disabled

Network name(SSID)

DIRECT-XXXXXXXXX
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX (up to 32 characters)

Password

XXXXXXXXXX (10 characters)

Wi-Fi security

WPA2-PSK(AES)

No. of devices connected now

XX/XX

IPv4 address

XXX. XXX. XXX. XXX (12 characters)

IPv4 subnet mask

XXX. XXX. XXX. XXX (12 characters)

IPv4 default gateway

XXX. XXX. XXX. XXX (12 characters)

IPv6 link-local address

XXXX: XXXX: XXXX: XXXX:
XXXX: XXXX: XXXX: XXXX (32 characters)

MAC address (Wi-Fi)

XXX. XXX. XXX. XXX (12 characters)

Printer name

XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX (up to 15 characters)

Bonjour service name

XXXXXXXXXXXXX
XXXXXXXXXXXXX
XXXXXXXXXXXXX
XXXXXXXXXXXXX (up to 52 characters)

("XX" represents alphanumeric characters.)

The following settings are available in the Wireless Direct menu.

  • Connect to smartphone

    Allows a smartphone to connect to the printer by reading the QR code displayed on the LCD, or also by manually obtaining the network name and password.

  • Advanced mode

    Enables / disables Wireless Direct.

  • Change network name (SSID)

    Changes the identifier (SSID / the printer's name displayed on a Wi-Fi Direct compatible device) for Wireless Direct.

  • Change password

    Changes the password Wireless Direct.

  • Connection request confirmation

    Selecting ON displays the confirmation screen when a Wi-Fi Direct compatible device is connecting the printer.

  • Advanced

    For details on each setting item:


 

Advanced

  • Set printer name

    Specifies the printer name. You can use up to 15 characters for the name.

     You can't use the same printer name as that already used for other LAN connected devices.

     You can't use a hyphen for the initial or last character of the printer name.

  • TCP/IP settings

    Performs IPv4 or IPv6 setting.

  • WSD setting

    Setting items when you use WSD (one of the network protocols supported in Windows).

    • Enable/disable WSD

      Selects whether WSD is enabled or disabled.

       When this setting is enabled, the printer icon is displayed on the Network Explorer in Windows.

    • Optimize inbound WSD

      Selecting Enable allows you to receive the WSD printing data faster.

    • Timeout setting

      Specifies the timeout length.

  • Bonjour settings

    Setting items when you use Bonjour.

    • Enable/disable Bonjour

      Selecting Enable allows you to use Bonjour to perform the network settings.

    • Service name

      Specifies the Bonjour service name. You can use up to 48 characters for the name.

       You can't use the same service name as that already used for other LAN connected devices.

  • LPR protocol setting

    Enables/disables the LPR setting.

  • RAW protocol

    Enables / disables RAW printing.

  • LLMNR

    Enables/ d isables LLMNR (Link-Local Multicast Name Resolution). Selecting Enable allows the printer to detect printer's IP address from the printer name without a DNS server.

  • IPP settings

    Selecting Enable allows you to print via the network with the IPP protocol.

  • PictBridge communication

    Setting items for printing from a PictBridge (Wi-Fi) compliant device.

    • Enable/disable communication

      Selecting Enable allows you to print from a PictBridge (Wi-Fi) compliant device.

    • Timeout setting

      Specifies the timeout length.

  • IPsec settings

    Selecting Enable allows you to specify the IPsec security.

If your product issue was not resolved after following the steps above, or if you require additional help, please create or log in to your Canon Account to see your technical support options.


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