Printing Pictures Directly from a Digital Camera - PRO-10 / PRO-100

Article ID: ART179589 | Date published: 04/02/2021 | Date last updated: 04/02/2021


You can connect a PictBridge-compliant digital camera to the PIXMA PRO-10 / PRO-100 and print pictures without a computer.


Printing Photographs Directly from a PictBridge Compliant Device

You can connect a PictBridge compliant device such as a digital camera, camcorder, or mobile phone to the printer using a USB cable recommended by the device's manufacturer, and print recorded images directly without using a computer.

Connectable devices:

Any PictBridge compliant device can be connected to the printer regardless of the manufacturer or model as long as it is compliant with the PictBridge Standard.

Printable image data format:

The printer accepts images* taken with a camera compliant with the Design rule for Camera File system.

* Exif 2.2/2.21/2.3 compliant

 Don't use the USB cable longer than around 10 ft. / 3 m to connect any PictBridge compliant device to the printer since it may affect the operation of other peripheral devices.

 PictBridge is the standard to print your photos directly without using a computer, connecting a device such as a digital still camera, digital camcorder, or camera-equipped mobile phone. A PictBridge compliant device has this mark .

 When printing photos with the PictBridge compliant device connected to the printer, we recommend the use of the AC adapter supplied with the device. If you are using the device battery, be sure to charge it fully.

 Depending on the model or brand of your device, you may have to select a print mode compliant with PictBridge before connecting the device. You may also have to turn on the device or select Play mode manually after connecting the device to the printer.

Perform necessary operations on the PictBridge compliant device before connecting it to this printer according to instructions given in the device's instruction manual.

  1. Make sure that the printer is powered on.

  2. Load paper.

  3. Make sure that the PictBridge compliant device is turned off.

  4. Connect the PictBridge compliant device to the printer using a USB cable (A) recommended by the device's manufacturer.

    The PictBridge compliant device turns on automatically.

    If your device does not turn on automatically, turn it on manually.

    When printer is correctly connected to the device, the message that the printer is connected will be displayed on the LCD of the device. Refer to the device's instruction manual.

    Connect the camera to the printer with a USB cable (A) recommended by the camera's manufacturer
  5. Specify the print settings such as the paper type and layout.

    You can adjust the print settings using the menu on the LCD of your PictBridge compliant device. Select the size and type of paper that you loaded in the printer.

  6. Start printing from your PictBridge compliant device.

     Never disconnect the USB cable during printing unless when explicitly allowed to by the PictBridge compliant device. When disconnecting the USB cable between the PictBridge compliant device and printer, follow the instructions given in the device's instruction manual.

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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