Printing from a Camera (Wi-Fi Function) (SELPHY CP1300)

    24-Aug-2017
    8203569000

    Solution

    Getting Started
    • You can print by sending images from a camera via Wi-Fi.
    • In places without an access point, [Direct Connection] makes SELPHY operate as a simplified access point for connecting wirelessly and printing from a camera.
    IMPORTANT
    • Before using Wi-Fi, be sure to read "Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) Precautions" in the manual.
    NOTE
    • For convenience in this article, wireless routers and other base stations are referred to as "access points".
    • In the text, the operation instructions that begin with this illustration are for cameras.  The operation instructions that begin with this illustration are for SELPHY.
    • Here, instructions are given using the compact digital camera PowerShot G3 X as an example. If your camera is operated differently, refer to the camera user manual.

    Connecting SELPHY to the camera using Wi-Fi
    1. Prepare SELPHY.
    • Remove any inserted memory cards or USB flash drives.
    • Insert a loaded paper cassette and an ink cassette in SELPHY.

    2. Access the setting screen.
    • Press the home button <>.
    • Press the <><><><> buttons to select [Wi-Fi Settings], and then press the <> button.

    3. Choose the connection method.
    • Press the <><> buttons to select [Direct Connection], and then press the <> button.

    • Press the <><> buttons to select [Direct Connection], and then press the <> button.

    4.Press the <><> buttons to select [On], and then press the <> button.



    5. Change the password.
    • The current password is displayed. Change the password as needed, and then press the <> button.
    • Press the <MENU> button to access the input screen.



    • The following screen is displayed.
    • Once you complete the Direct Connection settings, they can be used for subsequent connections.



    • Press the <> button to display the password.



    6. Press the <> button on the camera to turn the power on.

    7. Press the <> button.


    NOTE
    When setting up Wi-Fi for the first time, the screen where you can register a nickname for the camera is displayed.
    This nickname will be displayed on target devices when connecting to those devices via Wi-Fi.
    Press the <> button, then use the displayed keyboard to enter a nickname.

    8. Press the <><><><> buttons to select [ ], and then press the <> button.



    9. Press the <><> buttons to select [Add a Device], and then press the <> button.


    NOTE
    • Once you have connected to a printer, it will be displayed on the [Select a Device] screen in step 4. Select the printer to connect to it.
    • The devices you have connected to before via the Wi-Fi menu are displayed when you access the Wi-Fi menu. The recent connection destinations are displayed first. Press the <><> buttons to select an item and then simply press the <> button to connect to the device. To add a new device, display the device selection screen by pressing the <><> buttons, and the configure the setting. If you do not wish for the recent connections to be displayed, press the <MENU> button and select [Off] in [Target History] in [Wi-Fi Settings] in the [ -4] tab.

    10. In [Select Network] on the camera, press the <><> buttons, select the SSID (network name) displayed on the printer, and press the <> button.







    11. Enter the password displayed on the printer in the encryption key field by using the keyboard that appears when you press the <> button, select [Next] , and press the <> button .


    NOTE
    • The encryption key (network key) is a key for encrypting the data transferred via Wi-Fi.

    12. Press the <><[ > buttons to select [Automatic], and then press the <> button.



    13. Press the <><> buttons to select the printer name you set in step 3, and then press the <> button.



    14. SELPHY and the camera are connected and the playback display appears again.

    Selecting and Printing Images
    1. Press the <><> buttons to select the images you want to print.

    2. Press the <> button, select [ ], and then press the <> button again.

    3. The screen with printing settings appears.



    • To add the date, press the <><> buttons, select , and then press the <> button.
    • To set the number of copies, press the <><> buttons, select , and then press the <> button.
    • Press the <><> buttons to select [Paper Settings], and then press the <> button.

    4. The screen where you can set the paper size is displayed.



    Configure and press the <> button.
    In the example, we selected [Default].

    5. The screen where you can set the paper type is displayed.



    Configure and press the <> button.
    In the example, we selected [Photo].

    6. The screen where you can set the layout is displayed.



    Configure and press the <> button.
    In the example, we selected [Bordered].

    7. The screen with printing settings appears again.



    Check the settings.
    Select [Print] and press the <> button to start printing.

    8. Once printing begins, the screen below is displayed.
    • Do not disconnect the devices while this screen is displayed. Images may not be printed correctly or completely.


    NOTE
    • Printing in progress cannot be canceled from SELPHY by using the <> button. Use the camera to stop printing.

    9. The Home screen or screen at following is displayed when the camera is no longer connected.
    NOTE
    [Subsequent Printing]
    • Once you have set up SELPHY for a direct connection, an SSID is displayed in the lower right of the Home screen. To print after the first connection, select this SSID on your smartphone or camera.
    Check the password as follows.
    • Press the <> button.
    • Press the <><> buttons to select [Display Wi-Fi status], and then press the <> button.
    • Press the <> button to display the password.

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