How do I Configure an IR 4570 Canon Copier to a Network?

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How do I Configure an IR 4570 Canon Copier to a Network?
The Canon iR4570 can serve as a high-speed, high-volume office printer. (copy machine image by Mat Hayward from Fotolia.com)

One of the many advantages of digital copiers is their ability to be connected to a network and serve as an office printer, scanner or fax machine. The Canon IR4570 is a 45-page-per-minute digital multifunctional copier capable of being connected to a network. Once connected, the IR4570 produces prints at full engine speed and affords users advanced printing options, such as double-sided printing, stapling and collating.

Skill level:
Moderate

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Things you need

  • Print driver
  • IP address

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Install print drivers on the print server. The print drivers come on CDs with the iR4570 or can be downloaded from the Canon website.

  2. 2

    Connect iR4570 to the network using a Category 5 network cable. For the iR4570 to receive print jobs, it must be connected to the network via a network cable.

  3. 3

    Assign an IP address to the iR4570. Pressing the "Additional Features" button on the main panel of the iR4570 brings up a menu. Under the "Printer Settings" tab, enter the IP address that you want to assign.

  4. 4

    Load drivers on the computers of users who have access to the iR4570. Drivers can either be loaded on each computer or pushed from the server.

  5. 5

    Print test pages to check the connection. Testing from the server and from each connected computer ensures a successful installation.

Tips and warnings

  • Ensure the iR4570 is on the same subnet mask as the users.

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