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Preparing to Transfer the Printer (iPF680/iPF685/iPF780/iPF785)

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To protect the internal parts in transit, always follow these steps before transferring the printer to a new location.

Refer to the Setup Guide for details on packing the printer and installing it after transfer.

Caution

Avoid tilting the printer excessively in transit. This may cause ink in the printer to leak and cause stains.

Caution

When you execute prepare to transfer, ink is drawn into the Maintenance Cartridge. Depending on the amount of free space in the mounted Maintenance Cartridge, you may need to replace it with a new one at this time.

Note that replacement is not required if there is 80% or more free space.

(See "Checking the Remaining Maintenance Cartridge Capacity on Control Panel (iPF680/iPF685/iPF780/iPF785)")

Depending on the state of the printer, part replacement may be necessary when preparing to transfer the printer (that is, when you execute the printer menu item to prepare for transfer).

Remove paper

1.Remove the paper.

Access the Prep.MovePrinter menu

1.If a message instructing you to replace the Maintenance Cartridge is displayed on the Display Screen, replace the Maintenance Cartridge.

(See "When and How to Replace the Maintenance Cartridge (iPF680/iPF685/iPF780/iPF785)")

2.On the Tab Selection screen of the Control Panel, press or to select the Settings/Adj. tab ( ).

Caution

If the Tab Selection screen is not displayed, press the Menu button.

3.Press the OK button.

The Set./Adj. Menu is displayed.

4.Press or to select Prep.MovePrinter, and then press the OK button.

5.Press or to select Standard or Limited, and then press the OK button.

Displays the confirmation screen.

Caution

If Limited is selected, do not transport in low temperature environments. The ink remaining in the printer may freeze and damage the printer.

6.Press or to select Yes (or Execute if Limited is selected), and then press the OK button.

Ink is now drawn into the Maintenance Cartridge.

Once preparations are finished, a message on the Display Screen requests you to open the Ink Tank Cover.

Caution

Do not remove the Maintenance Cartridge except when the message for replacing it is displayed.

If you remove the Maintenance Cartridge while ink is being drawn out, the ink may leak out.

If consumables must be replaced, the message "Consumables must be replaced. Call for service." is shown on the Display Screen and preparation is not possible. If this message is displayed, press the OK button and contact your Canon dealer for assistance.

Remove the Ink Tank

1.Open the Ink Tank Cover.

2.Pressing the tip of the Ink Tank Lock Lever horizontally, lift the Ink Tank Lock Lever to release the lock.

3.Holding the ink tanks by the grips, remove them.

Caution

Store the ink tanks you removed with the ink holes (a) facing up.

Otherwise, ink may leak and cause stains.

4.Repeat steps 2 and 3 to remove all ink tanks.

5.Push all ink tank lock levers closed until they click into place.

6.Close the Ink Tank Cover.

Ink is now drawn into the Maintenance Cartridge.

Caution

Do not remove the Maintenance Cartridge except when the message for replacing it is displayed.

If you remove the Maintenance Cartridge while ink is being drawn out, the ink may leak out.

7.When the processing is complete, "Completed! Turn Power Off!!" is displayed. Press the Power button to turn the power off.

Pack the printer

1.Disconnect the power cord and interface cable.

Caution

Turn off the printer before you unplug it. It may damage the printer if you unplug it before it is off and transfer it in that state. If you accidentally unplug the printer, plug it in again, reinstall the ink tanks, and follow this procedure again.

2.Tape down printer covers to secure them, in the reverse order of tape removal during installation.

3.Remove the Stand by reversing the installation procedure, when it was attached to the printer.

4.Disassemble and repackage the Stand by following the installation procedure in reverse.

5.Repack the Roll Holder, Holder Stopper, and printer in shipping materials, and then package them in a shipping box.

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