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21 July 2011
 

New Drivers for OS X Lion Users Printing to Canon Laser Printers and Multi Function Devices


Thank you for choosing Canon products.

We would like to make an early announcement that the official Canon Printer Driver which supports OS X Lion will be released in November 2011.

Currently, majority of the latest drivers for Mac OS X 10.6 available for download in our website are capable of printing with OS X Lion, albeit with certain restrictions (please refer below).

We apologise for the inconvenience and would like to suggest a temporary workaround to get your printer to print with OS X Lion leading up to the November release.

[How to print from OS X Lion to imageRUNNER, imageRUNNER COLOUR, imageRUNNER ADVANCE, imagePRESS, imageCLASS and LASER SHOT products]

Procedure

Step 1: Download latest drivers for Mac OS X 10.6 from our website after upgrading to OS X Lion.

Step 2: Install / Re-Install the downloaded driver (even if you have previously installed one prior to the upgrade to OS X Lion)
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Restrictions

When printing from the standard "TextEdit" or "Preview" application in OS X Lion, the following features are not available:

Printer Information
Inbox Name information in Store Function
Overlay Printing including Clear Toner
Paper information in Paper Type Setting dialog
Job Accounting
FAX Cover Sheet
FAX Address Book

Precautions

In case of printing from OS X Lion before installing with our latest drivers, an issue may occur when some of our older printer drivers or FAX drivers are used.

We would hence like to inform our valued customers on OS X Lion neither to install any of the drivers listed below nor to attempt to print using them.

If you unintentionally used such drivers to print, the following issue may occur.


Phenomenon
When printing from the standard "TextEdit" or "Preview" application in OS X Lion, no printout is generated.

Additionally, an error log is continuously logged into "system.log" until the power of the Mac device is turned OFF.

This logging activity consumes hard disk space, and ultimately causes the hard disk to become full, and may affect subsequent login attempts.


Affected Products

Drivers Devices
Canon PS Printer Driver & Utilities for Macintosh Version 2.00-3.30 imageRUNNER
Canon Fax Driver for Macintosh Version 2.00-3.40 imageRUNNER COLOUR
Mac CARPS2 Printer Driver v2.00-2.02 imageRUNNER ADVANCE
Mac UFR II LT Printer Driver v2.00-2.02 imagePRESS
  imageCLASS
  LASER SHOT

Should you face the above issue, or have further queries , we would be most happy to assist.
Please contact your nearest sales company if you have any queries.