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Canon Pixma iX6820 Wireless Printer

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Canon Pixma iX6820 Wireless Printer

The Canon Pixma iX6820 Wireless Printer has a similar feature set as the Canon Pixma iX6520 Inkjet Business Printer. A somewhat faster pace, slightly lower text quality, and slightly higher photo quality are among the few differences. The addition of both wired and wireless network support is the most major change. There aren’t many single-function printers that are both inexpensive enough for a home office and capable of printing on paper sizes other than letter and legal.

Wi-Fi support is one benefit the iX6820 has over the Epson WF-7010. It also has some mobile printing features, such as printing from the cloud, AirPrint support, and printing over Wi-Fi from Android and iOS phones and tablets using Canon’s free apps. You must connect the printer directly to a network for any of these mobile print functions to work.

Paper handling isn’t one of the company’s strong suits. The good news is that you may print up to 13 by 19 inches on both tabloid and super tabloid paper. Unfortunately, the printer just has one paper tray, thus you won’t be able to load both letter and larger-size paper at the same time. A duplexer (for two-sided printing) is also missing, even as an option.

Because it only has one tray, the Pixma iX6820 is best used as a second printer to augment a letter-size printer. Furthermore, the tray only holds 150 sheets, which would be insufficient if it were your sole printer. However, as a backup printer for large-format printing, that shouldn’t be an issue. The Epson WF-7010, by comparison, has two 250-sheet trays and a duplexer, and it can handle paper up to 13 by 44 inches.

Initial Setup

The dimensions are 6.3 by 23 by 12.3 inches (HWD), However, if you have the necessary space, the setup is pretty straightforward. You must hold a button-down and count flashes on the status light to alter the printer’s default network connection configuration (which is set to allow it to connect via Wi-Fi) to allow it to connect via Ethernet instead. Unfortunately, Canon does not include this information in the quick-start guide, and the printer does not come with a mystical decoder ring. According to a corporate representative, the information appears on-screen during normal setup, but if you miss it or can’t execute the setup program, as in my situation, you’ll be left with no idea how to get the wired network connection to operate. Switching between wired and wireless settings is simple once you understand the method. According to a Canon spokesman, the company is looking into possible solutions to the problem.

The printer’s output quality was mixed, with text and graphics scoring slightly below average and photographs scoring slightly above. For tabloid-capable inkjet printers, text production was at the low end of the spectrum. As long as you don’t need small fonts, most people would consider them acceptable for most business needs.

Setup Canon Pixma ix6820 Printer

We have thorough instructions for setting up the Canon Pixma iX6820 wireless printer on Windows and Mac devices on this page.

Canon Pixma ix6820 Wireless Connection Setup

Write down the Canon ix6820 wireless printer setup steps carefully.

  • ensure sure your Canon ix6820 printer is turned on.
  • Check that the access point’s button is ready to be pressed.

  • Press and hold the printer’s WiFi button (A) until the white power bulb flashes once. After one flash, release the WiFi button.

  • ensure that the blue WiFi lamp flashes rapidly and the white power lamp illuminates.
  • After that, press and hold the access point’s button.
  • Finally, the user must make that both the blue WiFi lamp and the white power lamp are turned on.
  • You have now completed the setup of your wireless network connection.

Windows Wireless Canon ix6820 Printer Setup

The steps below will show you how to set up your Canon ix6820 printer wirelessly on Windows.

  1. Make sure the printer, router, and Windows PC are all turned on before beginning the wireless setup process.
  2. As previously indicated, connect your Canon ix6820 printer to your wireless router.
  3. Now, on your Windows PC, download the printer driver.
  4. When the download is complete, double-click the driver software package option to open the setup. After that, finish the installation process.
  5. Click the Windows search option to open Control Panel.
  6. In the following box, select “Devices, and Printers.”
  7. Now, on the left-hand side of your Windows screen, click the “Add Printer” section. You’ll see a list of printers; choose your printer from the list and wait a few seconds.
  8. The printer will appear in the device and printer section once it has been added. Now is the time to take a print test.

Connection Wired Technique (Canon Pixma ix6820)

Take great notice of the Canon ix6820 wired connection procedure steps.

  1. Ensure sure your Canon ix6820 printer is turned on. The white power lamp will be turned on here.
  2. You’ll need an ethernet cable for this. Remove the cap (B) from the upper port on the rear of your Canon Pixma ix6820 printer, which is situated on the right side.
  3. Now, using an ethernet cable, connect the printer to the network device (C). Connect sure it’s not plugged into a USB port.
  4. Press the Resume/Cancel button eleven times till the time power lamp flashes. After the eleventh flash, release the Resume/Cancel button, and your wired connection setup will be complete.
  5. Now, on your Windows PC, download the printer driver.
  6. When the download is complete, select the driver package option to begin the installation. Following that, finish the installation by carefully following the on-screen directions.
  7. Now, open the run dialog box and type the control panel, then click OK.
  8. From the next box that appears, choose “Devices and Printers.”
  9. Click the “Add a printer” option in the left top corner. You will now be able to see a list of the printers that have been installed.
  10. Select your printer model and wait a few seconds. Finally, your Canon printer will show up in the ‘Devices & Printers’ section, ready to use.

How to Setup a Canon ix6820 Printer wireless on a Mac

How to Setup a Canon ix6820 Printer wireless on a Mac

The steps below will show the user how to set up their Canon ix6820 printer wirelessly on a Mac.

  1. After switching on the printer and the WiFi router, ensure sure that both the printer and the system are connected to the same network.
  2. Connect your printer to the WiFi network using the instructions in the first section of this article.
  3. Now you must download and install the most recent printer driver. Follow the on-screen prompts to finish the driver download.
  4. Select “System Preferences” from the “Apple” menu.
  5. Following, click “Printers and Scanners” from the “Printers and Scanners” option on the next screen.
  6. In the lower-left corner of the prompt screen, click the “+” sign.
  7. From the drop-down list, choose your printer and wait a few seconds for the connection to establish.
  8. Your Canon ix6820 printer has now been connected to your Mac system.

I hope that this article will assist users in setting up their Canon ix6820 printer.

How to Repair The Canon Pixma IX6820 is unable to print.

  1. Incorrect installation, empty cartridges, print settings, or an outdated driver may cause this problem.
  2. First and foremost, make sure your printer is turned on.
  3. Make the power lamp flash. Wait until the Power lamp stops flashing before proceeding.
  4. If you used a USB cable to make the printer and the computer, double-check that the cable is properly plugged into both the printer and the computer.
  5. Inspect your cable for any damage and, if necessary, replace it with a new one.
  6. Next, open the ‘Print’ dialog box and ascertain sure the printer name is selected.
  7. Select the printer icon from the printer and driver folder on your PC, then select the Ports tab and double-check that the correct port is selected.
  8. Take a print test now. If you still can’t print, try updating or reinstalling the printer driver and restarting your printer.