Introduction: Easy Steps for Using a Kodak Easy Share G600 Printer Dock
The Kodak Easy Share G600 Printer Dock is an easy to use printer that allows you to print pictures right from the convenience of your own home. This printer dock serves as a picture printer and also a docking station that allows you to upload pictures to your computer right from your camera. The printer offers many options for printing including different sized layouts and red eye reduction.
This set of directions will explain how to set up the printer and how pictures can be easily printed right from your camera. While the printer does allow you to transfer pictures from the camera to the computer and print from the computer, these directions will not go over those steps. These directions are intended for quick printing for first time users who are just getting familiar with the basics of the printer.
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Step 1: Gather the Materials and Become Familiar With Printer Basics.
Materials you will need:
-Kodak Easy Share G600 printer
-Power cord and paper tray that comes with the printer
-Kodak photo paper for the G600 printer
-Kodak ink cartridge for the G600 printer
-Your Kodak camera with pictures saved on it
CAUTION: This printer is only compatible with a Kodak camera and will only print with Kodak brand photo paper. The ink cartridge is specific for a G600 printer. Use of other materials that are not Kodak brand or compatible with this printer will cause the printer to not function correctly and the pictures will not print.
Step 2: Place the Printer in an Optimal Location for Printing.
A) Begin by placing the Kodak Easy Share printer on a flat and sturdy surface that is
near a source of electricity with about 5 inches of clearance behind to allow the pictures to
come through while printing (Figure 2)
B) Plug the appropriate cord into the printer and to the power source (Figure 3).
- The black cord plugs is to power the printer
- The tan cord is for transferring pictures to the computer (not explained in this document).
Step 3: Insert the Ink Cartridge.
lever up, insert the ink cartridge with the flat film side down. The cartridge should fit inside all
the way and the door should close easily. Figure 4 shows how the cartridge should
look as it is being inserted.
Step 4: Prepare the Paper Tray and Attach It to the Printer.
CAUTION: Avoid excessive touching of the glossy side of the paper and be certain to use only Kodak brand paper that is approved for this printer. Finger prints may ruin printing quality and off brand paper can be of different consistency and rip or damage the cartridge film.
(Figure 5) and close the clear plastic lid.
B) Attach the printer tray by opening the compartment on the bottom of the front of the printer and
locking it into place (Figure 6). You will hear a click when it is locked into place.
Step 5: Turn on the Equipment to Begin Printing.
(Figure 7). It is on when the light turns green.
the screen is facing towards you (Figure 8). The camera should lock into place.
Once the camera is recognized your first saved picture on your camera will show up.
Step 6: Choose the First Picture to Print.
Choose which picture you would like to print first by scrolling through your pictures on the camera using the left and right arrows of the ARROW PANEL on the bottom right corner of the printer (Figure 9). When you find a picture proceed to the next step (you do not need to press any buttons).
Step 7: Correct Any Red Eye That May Be Present in Your Selected Picture.
NOTE: Once you have chosen a picture, you can edit red eye if it is present in your picture. If your picture has red eye, follow the remainder of this step. If not, continue to step 8.
Fix red eye by pressing the button lit in green labeled RED EYE REDUCTION (Figure 10: figure does not show green light). When you press it, it will automatically correct any red eye and the green light in the button will turn off.
Step 8: Choose the Layout for Your Picture.
Choose the layout of your picture by pressing the button labeled PRINT LAYOUT (Figure 11). Press the button until the desired number of pictures per sheet is shown.
Step 9: Select How Many Copies to Print.
NOTE: By default the number of copies is set at zero, so even to print one copy you will still need to press the arrow key once.
Step 10: Print the Picture.
NOTE: The picture will move through the printer a total of 4 times before it is done printing. It will also change colors each time it moves through.
Finally the copy or copies of you picture can be printed. Press the green lit PRINT button in the middle of the arrow panel (Figure 13: figure does not show green light) and your picture will begin to print. It is finished printing when the picture lands on top of the paper tray.
Step 11: Continue Printing Other Pictures You Wish to Print.
If you would like to continue printing other pictures off your camera repeat steps 6 through 10 for each additional print.