Details - iPF5100 Firmware Ver.1.38(Firmware Update Tool Ver.3.20) for MacOS9
ID: 0400019402_EN_2
You can use this program to update the printer firmware version.

How to Download and Install
(1) Switch the printer on.
(2) When you have downloaded the file, decompress it on your computer hard disk.
(3) Execute the imagePROGRAFFirmUpdate file. The imagePROGRAF Firmware Update Tool is installed.
(4) Execute the installed imagePROGRAF Firmware Update Tool.
Driver/Software Details
File Name
File Version
File Size
8.91 MB
File Languages
Post Date
Main modifications from Ver. 1.35
- Remaining roll detection function has now supports up to 175m in length.
- The limitations of paper supply ports have been eased so that if media other than the defied size is set in the printer driver, it can also be printed.
Mac OS 8.6, English edition
Mac OS 9.0, English edition
Mac OS 9.1 or later, English edition

The softwares above require a PowerPC of the Macintosh Series computers.

Interface Connectivity:
The printer and computer where this program is executed must be connected with either of the following methods.

- Connected via an AppleTalk network and capable of printing via the network.
- Connected via an IP Print (Auto) and capable of printing via the network.
- Connected via a USB or FireWire port cable and capable of printing as a local printer.
-  Before you start the firmware version update program, close any other applications that are running.
-  Before executing the firmware update of a printer connected to the network, make sure AppleTalk is selected "Active".
-  Do not try to use the printer while the firmware version update program is running. 
If a print job is executing, cancel the print job or wait for the job to finish before you execute the version update program.
-  Never switch off the target printer while the firmware version update program is running.
-  If the firmware version update fails while writing to the flash ROM, you may not be able to start the printer. In this case, contact a Canon service center or the dealer where you purchased the printer.
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