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Printing Photos from a Memory Card

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Introduction

You can print photos from a memory card by inserting the card into the printer and using the printer control panel to view, select, enhance, and print photos. You can also print camera-selected photos, photos you marked for printing using a digital camera, directly from a memory card.
The following graphic and table shows which memory cards can be used in the printer, and which slot to insert the different types into.

Memory cards

NumberMemory card type
1Secure Digital, MultiMediaCard (MMC)
2 Compact Flash I and II, Microdrive
3 Memory Sticks
4 xD-Picture Card

Print from a memory card

Before you begin, make sure that the memory card is inserted in the printer and the paper tray you want to use is loaded with the correct paper. Check the Photo tray light to verify that the correct tray is selected, the light should be off for the Main tray and on for the Photo tray.
Figure 1: Photo tray light on
1 - Photo tray light

Print one or more photos

  1. Press Layoutto select a photo layout. The selected layout displays in the bottom center of the printer screen.
  2. Press the Select Photos left arrow (<) or right arrow (>) to display the photo you want to print, then press the Select Photos () button.
  3. Repeat steps 1 and 2 to select more photos, if desired.
  4. Press Print ().

Print all photos on the memory card

  1. Press Layoutto select a photo layout. The selected layout displays in the bottom center of the printer screen.
  2. Press Menu ().
  3. Select Print options on the printer display, then press OK.
  4. Select Print all, then press OK to begin printing all photos on the memory card.

Print a continuous range of photos

  1. Press Layoutto select a photo layout. The selected layout displays in the bottom center of the printer screen.
  2. Press Menu ().
  3. Select Print options on the printer display, then press OK.
  4. Select Print range, then press OK.
  5. Press Select Photos left arrow (<) or right arrow (>) to navigate to the first photo you want to print, then press OK. The first photo displays on the left of the printer screen.
  6. Press Select Photos left arrow (<) or right arrow (>) to navigate to the last photo you want to print, then press OK. The last photo displays on the right side of the printer screen, and then the selected range of photos begins printing.

Print camera-selected photos from a memory card

When you select photos for printing using a digital camera, the camera creates a Digital Print Order Format (DPOF) file that identifies the selected photos. The printer can read DPOF 1.0 and 1.1 files directly from a memory card.
  1. Use the digital camera to select the photos you want to print. For more information, see the documentation that came with the camera.
  2. If you select default as the photo layout with the camera, press the Layout button on the printer to select a photo layout. If you select a photo layout other than default with the camera, photos print in the camera-selected layout regardless of the printer setting.
  3. Remove the memory card from the digital camera and insert it into the appropriate slot on the printer. Refer to the graphic and table at the start of this document for more information on supported memory card types and the correct printer slot for each card type.
  4. When a message displays on the printer screen asking if you want to print the camera-selected photos, press the Select Photos () button. The photos you selected with the camera begin printing.
If the printer cannot find or read all of the camera-selected photos on the card, it prints the photos that it can read. After printing, the printer deletes the DPOF file and unmarks the photos.

Print the photos you selected on a proof sheet

  1. Make sure that the memory card is inserted in the printer.
  2. Print a proof sheet.
    1. Load several sheets of plain paper in the Main tray. Make sure the Photo tray light is off so that paper will be selected from the Main tray.
    2. Press Menu ().
    3. Select Print options, then press OK.
    4. Select Print proof sheet, then press OK. The proof sheet prints.
    5. Select the photos you want to print by filling in the circle below each photo on the proof sheet with a dark pen.
    6. Select the number of copies you want of each photo by filling in the copies section. Make sure to fill in only one choice in the copies section.
    7. Select a photo layout in the print layout section. Make sure to only fill in one choice.
  3. Press Menu ().
  4. Select Print options, then press OK.
  5. Select Scan proof sheet, then press OK.
  6. Load the proof sheet in the Main tray with the printed side facing down and the top of the page facing toward the printer. If the printed proof sheet spans several pages, insert the pages in reverse order to allow the printer to scan them all properly.
  7. Press OK to begin scanning.
  8. When a message displays on the printer screen prompting you to load paper, load photo paper in the Main tray or Photo tray. Check the Photo tray light to verify that the correct tray is selected. The light should be off for the Main tray and on for the photo tray.
  9. Press OK to start printing the photos you selected on the proof sheet.
    Photos printed from a proof sheet use the default print settings. Any print settings you have applied to photos, such as cropping, color effects, and decorative frames, are ignored.

Print photos from video clips

You can view video clips on the printer screen, and select and print individual frames. When you first insert a memory card containing a video clip, the printer uses the first frame of the video clip to represent the clip on the printer screen. The printer recognizes video clips recorded in these formats:
  • Motion-JPEG AVI
  • Motion-JPEG QuickTime
  • MPEG-1
The printer ignores video clips in any other format.
  1. Press Layoutto select a photo layout. The selected layout displays in the bottom center of the printer screen.
  2. Press Select Photos left arrow (<) or right arrow (>) to display the video clip you want to print.
  3. Press OK to play the video clip. You can fast-forward the video while it is playing by pressing and holding the right arrow (>) button by the OK button.
  4. To pause the video while it is playing, press OK. You can play the video in slow motion by pressing and holding the right arrow (>) button while the video is paused.
  5. To select the displayed video frame, press the Select Photos () button.
    Press Print () to begin printing.

Print a video action print

A video action print is a series of nine automatically selected frames from a video clip.
  1. Insert a memory card containing one or more video clips.
  2. Load photo paper. Check the Photo tray light to verify that the correct tray is selected. The light should be off for the Main tray and on for the Photo tray.
  3. Press Menu ().
  4. Select Print options, then press OK.
  5. Select Video action prints, then press OK.
  6. Press Select Photos left arrow (<) or right arrow (>) to highlight the video clip you want to print as a video action print.
  7. Press the Select Photos () button, then press Print ().

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