PIXMA PRO-1 Firmware Update V1-1


What's New Am I Up-To-Date How To Upgrade
Upgrade In 3 Steps
Update Firmware Download Firmware


Download the firmware package and follow the steps below:

1. CONNECT THE USB CABLE

    Make sure the printer is connected to your computer via USB.
    Disconnect all other cables, including LAN and USB for cameras and devices


2. OPEN PRINTER UPDATE UTILITYPrinter Update Utility
    WINDOWS - Open the Printer Update.exe
    MACINTOSH - In the disk image, open Printer Update


3. CHECK THE MESSAGE UNDER STEP 1
    Turn the printer power on then click Next


4. CHECK THE MESSAGE UNDER STEP 2, then click START


5. YOUR PRINTER IS UPGRADING!
    An orange light will flash on the printer during the upgrade.



IMPORTANT Do not turn off the printer or disconnect the USB cable until the upgrade is complete. Doing so may result in an error.


6. CHECK THE MESSAGE UNDER STEP 3, then click QUIT
FIRMWARE UPDATE COMPLETE - the printer power will turn off automatically.

* Please refer to the Upgrade Manual for more details on firmware upgrade preparation, upgrade steps, and troubleshooting. The Upgrade Manual is included in the firmware download.

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Install Printer Driver Download Driver


To enjoy the new and improved functions, you must upgrade both the firmware and printer driver.

After your firmware is upgraded, install the latest printer driver and uninstall the previous driver.




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Install Printer Driver Download Software


ALMOST THERE! ! Install the latest software versions to use the available new functions and complete this firmware upgrade.

Please check the Application Software Compatibility chart below for software versions compatible with this upgrade.

 

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Application Software Compatibility


Check the chart for your operating system for software versions compatible with this upgrade.

WINDOWS
  Application Name Windows XP SP2 Windows Vista Windows XP SP3
or later
Windows Vista SP1
or later
Windows 7 SP1
Windows 8
Menu Software Quick Menu NEW not available V2.1.0
Solution Menu EX V1.4.1 V1.4.1
Printing Plug-in Software Print Studio Pro NEW not available V1.2.0
Easy-PhotoPrint Pro V2.8.0 V2.8.0
General Photo Software My Image Garden NEW not available V1.1.0
Easy-PhotoPrint-EX V4.1.5 V4.1.5
Color Profiling Software Color Management Tool Pro V3.2.0
not available for
XP SP2
V3.2.0




MACINTOSH
  Application Name OS X 10.4 OS X 10.5
PowerPC
OS X 10.4
Intel
OS X 10.6
or later
LAN Drivers Network Tool V3.2.0 V3.2.0 V4.1.0 V4.1.0
Menu Software Quick Menu NEW not
available
not
available
V2.0.1 V2.1.0
Solution Menu EX V1.4.1 V1.4.1 V1.4.1 V1.4.1
Printing Plugin Software Print Studio Pro NEW not
available
not
available
V1.2.0 V1.2.0
Easy-PhotoPrint Pro V2.8.0a V2.8.0a V2.8.0a V2.8.0a
General Photo Software My Image Garden NEW not
available
not available V1.1.0 V1.1.0
Easy-PhotoPrint-EX V4.1.6 V4.1.6 V4.1.6 V4.1.6
Color Profiling Software Color Management Tool not
available
not
available
V3.2.0 V3.2.0




NOTE: NEW FUNCTION SUPPORT


For Mac OS X v10.5 (Power PC), Windows XP SP2 or Windows Vista (no service pack)

 

Functions available after upgrade
  Pro Mode Increase Fine
Art Area
Canvas Media Improved Remaining
Ink Detection
Printer Drivers Yes Yes Yes Yes
My Image Garden not available Yes not available not available
Easy-PhotoPrint Pro or Easy-PhotoPrint-EX not available not available not available not available


For Mac OS X v10.4
New functions not available
Upgrade recommended for improved remaining ink detection



NOTE: AFTER UPGRADE

Color Management Tool Pro history resets after the upgrade, previous history will be unavailable
Print results will differ slightly from v1.0 when printing through PictBridge
Color output may differ slightly from v1.0 when using perceptual rendering



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