The Canon IR2016 is a multifunctional printer that can print, copy, scan and fax documents. It is designed for small and medium-sized businesses that need a reliable and efficient device. However, like any other printer, it may require firmware updates from time to time to fix bugs, improve performance and add new features.
Firmware is the software that controls the hardware of the printer. It is stored in a memory chip inside the printer and can be updated by downloading the latest version from the Canon website. Updating the firmware can help resolve issues such as paper jams, error messages, printing quality problems and compatibility issues with new operating systems or applications.
To update the firmware for your Canon IR2016 printer, you will need a computer with an internet connection and a USB cable. Follow these steps:
Go to the Canon Europe website and navigate to the support page for the IR2016 printer. You can use this link: https://www.canon-europe.com/support/products/imagerunner/ir2016.html
Click on the "Firmware" tab and download the latest firmware file for your printer. The file name should start with "IR2016" and end with ".zip". Save it to your computer.
Extract the zip file to a folder on your computer. You should see a file named "IR2016.FIR" and a folder named "IR2016".
Connect your printer to your computer using a USB cable. Make sure the printer is turned on and in ready mode.
Open the folder named "IR2016" and double-click on the file named "UpdateTool.exe". This will launch the firmware update tool.
Select your printer from the list of devices and click on "Next".
Browse to the folder where you extracted the zip file and select the file named "IR2016.FIR". Click on "Open".
Click on "Start" to begin the firmware update process. Do not turn off or disconnect your printer or computer during this process. It may take several minutes to complete.
When the firmware update is finished, you will see a message saying "Update completed successfully". Click on "Exit" to close the firmware update tool.
Restart your printer and check if it works properly.
Congratulations! You have successfully updated the firmware for your Canon IR2016 printer. You can now enjoy its improved performance and functionality.If you want to check your current firmware version, you can do so by following these steps:
Press the "System Monitor" button on the printer's control panel.
Press the "Report Settings" button on the touch screen.
Select "Printer Information" from the menu.
Press the "Print" button to print a report that shows the firmware version and other information about your printer.
You can also check the firmware version by using the Remote UI software on your computer. Remote UI is a web-based interface that allows you to manage and monitor your printer from your computer. To use Remote UI, you will need to know the IP address of your printer. You can find it by printing a network settings report from your printer. Once you have the IP address, follow these steps:
Open a web browser on your computer and type the IP address of your printer in the address bar. Press "Enter".
You will see the Remote UI login screen. Enter the user name and password for your printer. The default user name is "7654321" and the default password is "7654321". Click on "Log In".
Click on the "Device Information" tab on the left side of the screen.
You will see the firmware version and other information about your printer on the right side of the screen.
That's how you can check your current firmware version for your Canon IR2016 printer. If you have any questions or problems, you can contact Canon support or visit their website for more information. 061ffe29dd