Canon PIXMA MG3540 Driver Download & Manual

Canon PIXMA MG3540 Inkjet Photo Printer is a superior printer that has been built with connectivity. You must be acquainted about how the printer can efficiently help you finishing all the paper works. Shortly, this printer shortens your methods in printing papers and photos. You don’t have to move near the printer and connect your PC to the printer with connecting cable. It’s just a traditional way to operate your printer. Now, the connectivity permits you to work without any cables and to print everything.

Canon MG3540 gives you a great arrangement about the printing speed. The printer has been claimed for having 9.9 IPM for B/W documents and 5.7 IPM for the colored one. You can imagine how fast it will be and you can have many printed papers in less time than you have ever imagined. The resolution of the printing can be maxed until 4800 dpi. This faster printer which equips with the best resolution, everyone must want that!

The features of the Canon PIXMA MG 3540 provide the users with many advantages and the design of the printer is not quite sophisticated. It just looks like the other Canon products, but you can grow a special attention about how the printer improved and the operating buttons is easily used. In short, all these features won’t fail anyone who has bought the printer.

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Canon PIXMA MG3540 Wireless Inkjet Photo Printer Operating System Compatibility

Windows 7 / Windows 7 (x64) / Windows 8 / Windows 8 (x64) / Windows 8.1 / Windows 8.1 (x64) / Windows 10 / Windows 10 (x64) / Windows Vista / Windows Vista (x64) / Windows XP / MacOS Sierra v10.12 / Mac OS X v10.11 / Mac OS X v10.10 /Mac OS X v10.9 / Mac OS X v10.8 / Mac OS X v10.7 / Mac OS X v10.6 / Mac OS X v10.5 / Linux.

Canon PIXMA MG3540 Wireless Inkjet Photo Printer Specification

Functions Wireless Print, Copy, Scan
PRINTER SPECIFICATIONS
Print Resolution Up to 4800 x 1200 dpi
Print Technology 2 FINE Cartridges (Black and Colour)
Inkjet system with 2pl (min.) ink droplet size
ChromaLife100 inks
Mono Print Speed Approx. 9.9 ipm
Colour Print Speed Approx. 5.7 ipm
Photo Print Speed Borderless 10x15cm : Approx. 44 seconds
Borderless Printing Yes (A4, Letter, 20x25cm, 13x18cm, 10x15cm)
Two Sided Printing Auto Duplex Print (A4, A5, B5, Letter)
CARTRIDGES AND YIELDS
Standard Ink Cartridges PG-440 (Black)
CL-441 (Colour)
Optional XL Ink Cartridges PG-440XL (Black)
CL-441XL (Colour)
Cartridge Yield (Plain paper) A4 colour documents printing
Black: 180 pages
Black XL: 600 pages
Colour: 180 pages
Colour XL: 400 pages
Cartridge Yield (Photo print) 10x15cm colour photo printing
Black: 2465* photos
Black XL: 7560* photos
Colour: 69 photos
Colour XL: 150 photos
PAPER SUPPORT
Paper Types Plain Paper
Envelopes
Canon Pro Platinum (PT-101)
Canon Pro Luster (LU-101)
Canon Plus Glossy II (PP-201)
Cano Plus Semi-gloss (SG-201)
Canon “Everyday Use” (GP-501)
Canon Matte (MP-101)
Canon High Resolution Paper (HR-101N)
Canon Photo Stickers (PS-101)
Canon T-Shirt Transfer (TR-301)
Maximum Paper Input Front tray: Max. 100 sheets (plain paper)
Paper Sizes A4, A5, B5, 10x15cm, 13x18cm, 20x25cm, Envelopes (DL, COM10), Letter, Legal
Paper Weight Plain paper: 64 – 105 g / m²
Canon photo paper: up to 300 g / m²
SCANNER SPECIFICATIONS
Scanner Type CIS flatbed photo and document scanner
Scanner Resolution (Optical) 1200 x 2400 dpi
A4 Scan Speed Approx. 14 seconds
Scanning Depth (Input / Output) Colour: 48 bit / 24 bit
Greyscale: 16 bit / 8 bit
Maximum Document Size 216 x 297 mm
COPIER SPECIFICATIONS
Copy Speed sFCOT: Approx. 22 seconds
sESAT: Approx. 2.7 ipm
Multiple Copy 21 copies (max.)
Copy Functions Document copying (plain paper), Borderless Copy
Copy Zoom Fit to page
INTERFACE
Display Type & Size No display
Interface Type – PC / Mac Hi-Speed USB (B Port)
Wi-Fi: IEEE802.11 b / g / n
Wi-Fi Security: WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK, WEP, Administration password
Interface Type – Other PIXMA Printing Solutions app
Google Cloud Print
Apple AirPrint
SOFTWARE
Supported Operating Systems Windows 8
Windows 7
Windows Vista
Windows XP SP3 (32bit only)
Mac OS X 10.6.8 or later
Supported Mobile Systems iOS
Android
Windows RT
Minimum System Requirements Windows: 3GB disk space, Internet Explorer 8
Mac: Internet connection, 1.5GB disk space, Safari 5
Display: 1024 x 768 XGA
Software Included MP Driver including Scanning Utility
My Image Garden with Full HD Movie Print
Quick Menu
Easy-WebPrint EX (download)²
PHYSICAL FEATURES
Weight Approx. 5.4 kg
Dimensions (W x D x H) 449 x 304 x 152mm
Acoustic Noise Levels Approx. 42.5 dB
Operating Temperature 5-35°C
Operating Humidity 10-90%RH (no dew condensation)
Power Source AC 100-240V, 50 / 60Hz
Power Consumption Standby: Approx. 1.7 W (scanning lamp off)
Off: Approx. 0.3 W
Copying: Approx. 16 W

Canon PIXMA MG3540 Driver & Software Installations

First Method: Installing the Canon PIXMA MG3540 Driver by Downloading the Application

There are many ways or method of installing the Canon PIXMA MG3540. The first method is to install the driver of the printer without the use of CD Driver. The driver will be downloaded from the internet and there have been provided software that can be downloaded easily. In this case, there are several things that you for this first method:

  1. The most important thing that you must have is the driver of Canon PIXMA MG3540. In this case, you can download the driver for free by clicking the provided link below.
  2. Then, you will also need a USB cable to connect the PC and printer. Actually, this cable has been provided and it can be found in the printer package.

After you provide those two important things, then you can follow the complete steps.

  1. The first step to do is to turn on your computer and also the Canon PIXMA MG3540.
  2. You do not need to connect the Canon PIXMA MG3540 to the computer. You will do this when you have the application installed.
  3. After that, you can start to download the driver of Canon PIXMA MG3540 and then install the driver after the download completes.
  4. When the download and installation finishes, you can start to connect your Canon PIXMA MG3540 to the computer using the provided USB cable. When the printer is connected, the installed driver will be able to analyze the printer. When Canon PIXMA MG3540 has been detected, you only need to follow the next instructions.
  5. You will find several instructions and you only need to follow them.
  6. When you have completed the installation and configuration processes, the Canon PIXMA MG3540 is ready to use.

Second Method: Installing the Canon PIXMA MG3540 Driver Manually

The second way is to install the printer driver manually using the provided feature of “Add a printer” in the Windows. In this case, there are several things that you need to prepare:

  1. You must have the software or driver of Canon PIXMA MG3540 and it can be downloaded for free.
  2. You also need the USB cable of Canon PIXMA MG3540 and this has been included in the printer package.

When you have provided those two things, you can start the installation process:

  1. First, you need to make sure that your computer and the Canon PIXMA MG3540 are turned on.
  2. After that, you connect Canon PIXMA MG3540 to the PC using the provided cable.
  3. You should extract the software or driver of Canon PIXMA MG3540 and then open the location of installed driver.
  4. Then, you can open the control panel of your printer to get the access of adding a new device of the printer.
  5. When you have found the menu of “add a printer”, you can just click it.
  6. After clicking it, you can give the location of extracted driver files.
  7. You only need to follow the instruction of the wizard to complete the installation.
  8. When the process finishes, your Canon PIXMA MG3540 is ready and you can start to use it.

Third Method: Installing the Driver of Canon PIXMA MG3540 with the Provided CD (Automatic Wizard)

The third method of installing the Canon PIXMA MG3540 driver is by using the provided CD. In this case, there are several things that you need:

  1. You need to make sure that your PC have CD/DVD drive.
  2. You also need to CD of Canon PIXMA MG3540 driver that can be found in the printer package.
  3. You also need USB cable to connect the printer to the PC and this has been provided in the package.

For installing the driver, you can follow the instruction of the installation process using the CD of Canon PIXMA MG3540 driver.

  1. The first thing to do is to turn on the computer and the Canon PIXMA MG3540.
  2. You do not need to plug in the USB cable of Canon PIXMA MG3540 because this will be needed later.
  3. Then, you need to insert the driver of Canon PIXMA MG3540 to the CD/DVD drive. When it is inserted, you can follow the setup wizard and complete the installation.
  4. After this, you can plug in the USB cable of Canon PIXMA MG3540 and connect the printer to the computer when the setup wizard asks you to plug in and connect the USB cable.
  5. You need to wait for awhile until the cable of Canon PIXMA MG3540 is detected by the application. When it is connected, you can continue the setup and instructions.
  6. When the processes have finished, your Canon PIXMA MG3540 will be ready to use.

How to Install Canon PIXMA MG3540 Printer Driver on Linux

Requirements:

  1. A Linux-run device
  2. A Common Unix Printer Service (CUPS) installed on the device.

Guidelines:

  1. Run the computer and run the CUPS.
  2. Visit the web-based interface.
  3. Open a browser and navigate to localhost: 631.
  4. Connect the printer.
  5. On the browser, go to Administration tab and select Printers.
  6. Select Add Printer.
  7. Enter username and password.
  8. Your printer (Canon PIXMA MG3540) should be on the list displayed. Select it and press Continue.
  9. CUPS detect and add the printer.
  10. A configuration window will pop up, fill values as needed.
  11. The printer is ready to use.

How to Uninstall Canon PIXMA MG3540 Printer Driver

For Windows:

  1. Look for the Windows button on your device’s keyboard.
  2. Select Control Panel.
  3. Look for Uninstall a Program tab, select it.
  4. Look for the name of the printer driver you wish to uninstall.
  5. Click on the Uninstall button.
  6. Wait until the process is done.

For Mac:

  1. Open Apple Menu.
  2. Select System Preferences.
  3. Select Printers and Scanners.
  4. Choose a printer driver that you wish to uninstall. (Select Canon PIXMA MG3540 if your printer is of that type.)
  5. Click Remove.

For Linux:

  1. Go to Application.
  2. Select System Settings.
  3. Select Printers. Printer window will pop up.
  4. Locate Unlock button on the upper right section, select it.
  5. Enter password.
  6. Locate the Canon PIXMA MG3540 printer driver your wish to uninstall. Find a minus sign under it.
  7. Click the minus sign.

canonupdates.net provide a download link for Canon PIXMA MG3540 Series publishing directly from Canon website with easy-to-download, to get the download link can be found below.

Operating SystemVersionSizeDownload
Canon PIXMA MG3540 MP Drivers (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.0125 MBDownload
Canon PIXMA MG3540 Full Driver & Software Package (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.149 MBDownload
Canon PIXMA MG3540 XPS Printer Driver (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)5.718 MBDownload
Easy-WebPrint EX (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.6.015 MBDownload
My Printer (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)3.3.05.6 MBDownload
My Image Garden (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)3.3.0293 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)4.5.058 MBDownload
Quick Menu (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)2.6.19.2 MBDownload
Canon PIXMA MG3510 Full Driver & Software Package (OS X 10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10)1.2377 MBDownload
Canon PIXMA MG3510 CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.12/10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)16.10.0.015 MBDownload
ICA Driver (OS X 10.6)3.3.43.4 MBDownload
Canon PIXMA MG3540 CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.6)11.7.1.016 MBDownload
ICA Driver (OS X 10.12/10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.1.32.2 MBDownload
Quick Menu (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)2.6.12.2 MBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)3.2.0299 MBDownload
IJ Scan Utility (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)2.1.621 MBDownload
Canon IJ Network Tool (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.6.15.6 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.6.0102 MBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X 10.6)3.1.0298 MBDownload
Quick Menu (OS X 10.6)2.5.02.4 MBDownload
IJ Scan Utility (OS X 10.6)2.0.1220 MBDownload
Canon IJ Network Tool for Intel Mac (OS X 10.5/10.6)4.4.15.3 MBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (Source file)47.4 MBDownload
ScanGear MP for Linux (Source file)2.24.4 MBDownload
Canon PIXMA MG3540 IJ Printer Driver for Linux (rpm Packagearchive)41.5 MBDownload
Canon PIXMA MG3540 IJ Printer Driver for Linux (debian Packagearchive)41.4 MBDownload
Canon PIXMA MG3540 ScanGear MP for Linux (rpm Packagearchive)2.21.2 MBDownload
Canon PIXMA MG3540 ScanGear MP for Linux (debian Packagearchive)2.21.2 MBDownload
Setup Manual For MacCA.2.003 MBDownload
Setup Manual For WindowsCA.2.003.8 MBDownload
Troubleshooting Manual For MacCA.2.001.4 MBDownload
Troubleshooting Manual For WindowsCA.2.001.5 MBDownload
Printing and Copying Manual For MacCA.2.001.7 MBDownload
Printing and Copying Manual For WindowsCA.2.002.4 MBDownload
Scanning Manual For MacCA.2.002.1 MBDownload
Scanning Manual For WindowsCA.2.003.7 MBDownload
MG3540 series User Manual (Mac)1.37.9 MBDownload
MG3540 series User Manual (Windows)1.311 MBDownload
Guide for Quick Menu (Mac)V2.7617 KBDownload
Guide for Quick Menu (Windows)V2.7627 KBDownload
Guide for My Image Garden (Mac)V3.52.8 MBDownload
Guide for My Image Garden (Windows)V3.52.8 MBDownload
MG3540 series Getting Started GuideV22.6 MBDownload
PIXMA MG3540 - Getting Started Guide1.002.3 MBDownload
ScanGear MP for Linux (Operation guide)2.20420 KBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (Operation guide)4.0079 KBDownload
MG3540 series Setup GuideV1232 KBDownload

Free Download Driver & Software Canon PIXMA MG3540 for Windows, Mac OS, Linux

In this case, there is access to Download the driver of Canon PIXMA MG3540 for free. You do not need to find other websites because the site of Canon Printer Drivers already provides the access to download the application. You only need to click the web link provided below to download the driver. Then, you can follow the manual instruction. There is also an alternative to downloading the user manual to complete the process of installation.

Canon PIXMA MG3540 Driver & Software Download