Canon PIXMA MG8120 Drivers, Software and Wireless Setup

Canon PIXMA MG8120 supports you to do many works, even if you only have a short time for doing it. The printer has magnificent abilities for presenting your documents and photos in magnificent qualities. Both colored or not, you can have those results in satisfying ways. The printer is highly recommended for people who have to multitask in daily life because the printer is made with multi purposes.

Well, the printer is aimed to be a home printer, but you can expect more than that. The printer can be compared with other office printers and you will find that the printer can also give you similar deals, just like the other printers have. Canon MG8120 handles your instructions well and brings back the expectation that you want. Eventually, Canon has built the printer to be a personal photo lab, too. That’s why you can see that the printer is also perfect for printing, scanning, and copying photos. It’s just too bad that the printer doesn’t have an automatic document feeder. Yet, you can do duplex printing by using it.

Canon PIXMA MG 8120 is the perfect solution for people who want to have a single device for doing all works. The printer will diligently give you the result that you’ve wanted.

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Canon PIXMA MG8120 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 / Windows 2000 / Windows Me / 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 / Linux.

Printing Method
Printing Technology Inkjet
Maximum Resolution Color: up to 9600 x 2400 dpi
Black: up to 600 x 600 dpi
Ink Droplet Size 5, 2, and 1 pl
Ink Type Canon ChromaLife 100+ (dye & pigment)
Ink Palette CMYGKK
Ink Cartridge Configuration 6 x individual cartridges
Ink Cartridges PGI-225 Pigment Black
CLI-226 Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black & Gray (dye-based)
Number of Nozzles Color: 5632
Black: 512
Total: 6144

 

Performance
Print Speed 4″ x 6″ (101.6 x 152.4mm) borderless photo: approx. 20 sec
Black: ESAT Approx. 12.5 ipm
Color: ESAT Approx. 9.3 ipm
Input Buffer Not Specified by Manufacturer
Printer Duty Cycle Not Specified by Manufacturer
Print Archival Life Up to 300 years (album life)
Paper Handling
Maximum Printable Area 8.5 x 14″ (legal, 215.9 x 355.6mm)
Paper Sizes 4 x 6″ (101.6 x 152.4mm)
5 x 7″ (127 x 177.8mm)
8″ x 10 (203.2 x 254mm)
Letter (8.5 x 11″, 215.9 x 279.4mm)
Legal (8.5 x 14″, 215.9 x 355.6mm)
U.S. #10 Envelopes
Borderless Photo Sizes 4 x 6″ (101.6 x 152.4mm) up to 8.5 x 11″ (215.9 x 279.4mm)
Paper Types Plain: Plain paper, Canon High Resolution Paper
Super High Gloss: Photo Paper Pro Platinum
Glossy: Photo Paper Plus Glossy II, Photo Paper Glossy
Semi-Gloss: Photo Paper Plus Semi-Gloss
Matte: Canon Matte Photo Paper
Fine Art: Canon Fine Art Paper “Photo Rag”
Envelopes: U.S.# 10 envelopes
Borderless Photo Printing:
Canon Photo Paper Pro Platinum, Canon Photo Paper Plus Glossy II, Canon Photo Paper Plus Semi-Gloss, Canon Photo Paper Glossy and Canon Matte Photo Paper
Paper Capacity Output Tray:
Auto Sheet Feeder: 150 pages
Cassette: 150 pages
Special Media Support Not Specified by Manufacturer
Media Weight Up to 80 lb (300 gsm)

 

Copier
Copy Speed FCOT (Color) Approx. 15 sec
Reduction/Enlargement 25-400%
Multiple Copies 1-99 pages

 

Scanner
Scanner Type Flatbed
Scan Sensor Charged-Coupled Device (CCD)
Scan Size Up to 8.5 x 11.7″ (215.9 x 297.2mm)
Scanning Resolution Optical: 4800 x 9600 dpi (film) Interpolated: 19,200 x 19,200 dpi
Color Depth Internal: 48-bit
External: 24-bit

 

Connectivity
Computer Interface Wireless LAN (IEEE 802.11b/g/n)
Ethernet
USB 2.0 Hi-Speed
Memory card slots
PictBridge (cable not included)
Bluetooth v2.010 (optional)
Compatible Memory Cards SD Memory Card
SDHC
MultiMediaCard
MultiMediaCard Plus
miniSD Card
miniSDHC
microSD Card
microSDHC
RS-MMC
CompactFlash Card
Microdrive
Memory Stick
Memory Stick PRO
Memory Stick Duo
Memory Stick PRO Duo
Memory Stick Micro
xD-Picture Card
xD-Picture Card (Type M)
xD-Picture Card (Type H)
Also compatible with USB storage drives
Direct Print Capable Yes
Network Capable Yes
PostScript Support Not Specified by Manufacturer
OS Compatibility Windows 7
Windows Vista
Windows XP/2000
Mac OS X v10.4.11 to 10.6.x

 

Physical
Image Preview Display 3.0″ (72mm) LCD
Front Panel Controls Touch sensitive controls
Scroll wheel
Power Requirements 110-120VAC, 220-240VAC, 50/60Hz
Power Consumption Working: 24W
Standby: 2W
Off: 5W
Dimensions (WxDxH) 18.5 x 15.5 x 7.9″ (470 x 394 x 201mm)
Weight 23.6 lb (10.7 kg)

Canon PIXMA MG8120 Driver & Software Installations

First Method: Installing the Canon PIXMA MG8120 Driver by Downloading the Application

There are many ways or method of installing the Canon PIXMA MG8120. 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 MG8120. 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 MG8120.
  2. You do not need to connect the Canon MG8120 to the computer. You will do this when you have the application installed.
  3. After that, you can start to download the driver of PIXMA MG8120 and then install the driver after the download completes.
  4. When the download and installation finishes, you can start to connect your Canon MG8120 to the computer using the provided USB cable. When the printer is connected, the installed driver will be able to analyze the printer. When PIXMA MG8120 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 MG8120 is ready to use.

Second Method: Installing the Canon PIXMA MG8120 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 MG8120 and it can be downloaded for free.
  2. You also need the USB cable of Canon PIXMA MG8120 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 MG8120 are turned on.
  2. After that, you connect PIXMA MG8120 to the PC using the provided cable.
  3. You should extract the software or driver of Canon MG8120 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 MG8120 is ready and you can start to use it.

Third Method: Installing the Driver of Canon PIXMA MG8120 with the Provided CD (Automatic Wizard)

The third method of installing the Canon PIXMA MG8120 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 MG8120 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 MG8120 driver.

  1. The first thing to do is to turn on the computer and the Canon PIXMA MG8120.
  2. You do not need to plug in the USB cable of Canon MG8120 because this will be needed later.
  3. Then, you need to insert the driver of PIXMA MG8120 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 MG8120 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 PIXMA MG8120 is detected by the application. When it is connected, you can continue the setup and instructions.
  6. When the processes have finished, your Canon MG8120 will be ready to use.

How to Install Canon PIXMA MG8120 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 MG8120) 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 MG8120 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 MG8120 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 MG8120 printer driver your wish to uninstall. Find a minus sign under it.
  7. Click the minus sign.

PIXMA MG8120 Wireless Connection Setup

(Note: If the printer is compatible with wireless)

Connecting with WPS

Requirement:

  1. Physical WPS push button must be present.
  2. The network must use WPA or WPA2 security.

Step 1

  1. Press printer’s Home button.

Step 2

  1. Use navigation arrows to select WLAN Setup icon.
  2. Press the left function button.

Wi-Fi lamp will light up after enabling wireless connection. Printer searches for access that supports WPS.

Step 3

  1. Press and hold WPS button for 5 seconds, release.
  2. Press OK button after 2 minutes.
  3. After the connection is made, press OK to complete setup.

Install software for PIXMA MG8120.

If the connection still fails, please contact manufacturer.

Standard Connection Method

Step 1

  1. Press printer’s Home button.

Step 2

  1. Use navigation arrows to select WLAN Setup icon.
  2. Press the left function button.

Wi-Fi lamp will light up after enabling wireless connection. Printer searches for access that supports WPS.

Step 3

  1. Press the Stop/Reset button
  2. Select Standard setup then press OK button to start process of standard setup.

Printer is searching for available wireless network.

  1. Use navigation arrows to select access point (the name of your network). Press OK.

Press left function button to search again if you cannot see your network on the list.

  1. Press OK to input/edit network password (case sensitive).

Use the virtual keyboard to enter a password. Follow the procedure as instructed:

  1. Password is case sensitive. Press the center function button to navigate between numeric, upper case, and lower case.
  2. Use navigation arrows to pick a character on the keyboard, press OK to confirm selection, and move another character.
  3. Repeat step (a) and (b) for more characters to input.
  4. After inputting password, press left function button to complete.
  5. Confirm your password. Press OK to edit, if needed.
  6. Press left function button to complete setup. Press OK.

Follow by installing software for PIXMA MG8120.

If the connection still fails, please contact the manufacturer.

PIXMA MG8120-factory default settings

Step 1

  1. Press printer’s Home button.

Step 2

  1. Use navigation arrows to select Setup icon.
  2. Press the right function button.

Step 3

  1. Use left navigation arrow to select Device Settings.
  2. Press OK.

Step 4

  1. Use up navigation arrow to access LAN settings.
  2. Press OK.
  3. Use down navigation arrow to select Yes for reset setting.
  4. Press OK.
  5. WLAN Settings now reset. A message [Processing….Please wait momentarily] is shown.
  6. Press OK to complete resetting WLAN.

If you have a printer Canon PIXMA MG8120, then you will need to have the official driver & software to install your printer. If you have none, then you will be glad to know that canonupdates.net will give you the official driver & software that you can directly download from this link below. Of course, the steps by step are also easy to follow.

Operating SystemVersionSizeDownload
Canon MG8120 / MG8100 series MP Driver For Windows XP (64-bit)1.0519 MBDownload
Canon MG8120 / MG8100 series MP Driver (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.0530 MBDownload
Canon MG8120 / MG8100 series XPS Printer Driver (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)5.5623 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX For Windows XP (64-bit)4.7.058 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)4.7.058 MBDownload
My Image Garden (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)3.5.0294 MBDownload
My Image Garden For Windows XP (32-bit)3.3.0293 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
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
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
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
MP Navigator EX (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)4.0348 MBDownload
Easy-WebPrint EX For Windows XP (64-bit)1.6.015 MBDownload
Solution Menu EX For Windows XP (64-bit)1.4.19.6 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint Pro (Windows 8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP/XP x64)2.8.214 MBDownload
Solution Menu EX (Windows 8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.4.19.6 MBDownload
Windows Adobe RGB 1998 Installer Program (Windows 8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP/Windows 2000/Windows Me)1.4.1329 KBDownload
MP Navigator EX For Windows XP (64-bit)4.0245 MBDownload
Canon MG8120 / MG8100 series Mini Master Setup (OS X 10.6/10.7/10.8)1.139 MBDownload
Canon MG8120 / MG8100 series CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.12/10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)16.10.0.016 MBDownload
ICA Driver For Mac OS X 10.63.3.48.6 MBDownload
Canon MG8120 / MG8100 series CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.5/10.6)11.7.1.018 MBDownload
Printer Driver for Mac OSX (OS X 10.4/10.5)7.32.07.8 MBDownload
Canon MG8120 / MG8100 series Scanner Driver (OS X 10.12/10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/10.7/10.6/Mac OS X 10.5)17.4.1b13 MBDownload
ICA Driver (OS X 10.12/10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.0.07.1 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.7.0102 MBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/Mac OS X 10.8)3.5.0300 MBDownload
My Image Garden For Mac OS X 10.73.2.0299 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
Quick Menu (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)2.6.12.2 MBDownload
MP Navigator EX (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.0.434 MBDownload
My Image Garden For Mac OS X 10.63.1.0298 MBDownload
Quick Menu For Mac OS X 10.62.5.02.4 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint Pro (OS X 10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10)2.8.28.7 MBDownload
Canon IJ Network Tool for Intel Mac (OS X 10.5/10.6)4.4.15.3 MBDownload
Solution Menu EX (OS X 10.4/10.5/10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10)1.4.14.9 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint Pro Mac OS X 10.52.8.0a9.3 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (OS X 10.4/10.5/10.6)4.1.6102 MBDownload
MP Navigator EX (OS X 10.4/10.5/10.6)4.0.334 MBDownload
Quick Menu For Mac OS X 10.52.0.15.8 MBDownload
My Image Garden For Mac OS X 10.51.0.0289 MBDownload
Canon IJ Network Tool for Power PC (OS X 10.4/10.5)3.2.04.8 MBDownload
Mac OS X Canon IJ Network Setup Tool (OS X 10.3/10.4/10.5/Mac OS X 10.6)2.9.03.3 MBDownload
Linux IJ Scanner Driver1.603.7 MBDownload
Linux IJ Printer Driver3.407.7 MBDownload
Linux IJ scanner driver source file1.603.7 MBDownload
Linux IJ printer driver source file3.409.1 MBDownload
Canon MG8120 / MG8100 series User Manual (Mac)1.1038 MBDownload
Canon MG8120 / MG8100 series User Manual (Windows)1.1018 MBDownload
Guide for Quick Menu (Mac)V2.61.1 MBDownload
Guide for Quick Menu (Windows)V2.61.1 MBDownload
Guide for My Image Garden (Windows)V3.211 MBDownload
Guide for My Image Garden (Mac)V3.211 MBDownload
On-Screen Manual for Windows (Multilanguage)1.1053 MBDownload
On-Screen Manual for Macintosh (Multilanguage)1.1038 MBDownload

Canon PIXMA MG8120 Drivers, Software and Wireless Setup for Windows, MacOS and Linux

In this case, there is access to Download the driver of Canon PIXMA MG8120 for free. You do not need to find other websites because the site of www.canonupdates.net 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 MG8120 Driver & Software Download