Canon PIXMA MP990 Driver and Manual Setup

Canon PIXMA MP990 Driver Download and User Manual

  • Canon PIXMA MP990 Printer Driver Download For Windows and Mac OS X

As an office worker, we usually need to finish our job on time. In order to do it, we need some helpers to ease all of your work. One of the kits that can ease you in any situation is a printer. You need a printer to print out your work. Canon PIXMA MP990 is one of the best printers that can help you finish the task.

There are some reasons that you can know about why Canon PIXMA MP990 is one of the best printers that you can have. This printer is not only used for printing some files, but it is more than that duty. It also can be used to copy the printed task or report and also can be used to scan your report or task. For printing speed, it is quite great. It is around 11.9 ipm for black color and 9.1 ipm for full color. For the number of nozzles, total nozzles you can have is around 6.144. That is quite impressive for this printer.

Canon PIXMA MP990 can help you easily. With those specifications, we can conclude that this printer is one of the best. Then, just bring this printer to your house and feel the quality.

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Canon PIXMA MP990 Operating System Compatibility

Windows 10 / Windows 10 (x64) / Windows 8.1 / Windows 8.1 (x64) / Windows 8 / Windows 8 (x64) / Windows 7 / Windows 7 (x64) / Windows Vista / Windows Vista (x64) / Windows XP / Windows XP (x64) / Windows 2000 / Windows Me / Macintosh / Mac OS X (10.3/10.4/10.5/10.6/10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10/10.11 )

Canon PIXMA MP990 Specification

Printer
Printing Technology Color Inkjet using FINE printhead technology
Maximum Resolution Black: up to 600 x 600dpi
Color: up to 9600 x 2400dpi
Minimum Ink Droplet Size 1 picoliter
Ink Type ChromaLife100+
Ink Palette Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Gray, Black, Photo Black
Ink Cartridge Configuration 6 individual ink cartridges
Ink Cartridges PGI-220 Pigment Black
CLI-221 Cyan
CLI-221 Magenta
CLI-221 Yellow
CLI-221 Black
CLI-221 Gray
Print Speed 4″ x 6″ borderless color photo: approx. 20 seconds
ESAT (Black): Approx. 11.9ipm
ESAT (Color): Approx. 9.1ipm
Input Buffer Not Specified by Manufacturer
Printer Duty Cycle Not Specified by Manufacturer
Print Archival Life Up to 100 Years
Other Features Wi-Fi LED, 2-Way Paper Feeding, Auto Sheet Feeder, Dual Color Gamut Processing Technology, Film Adapter Unit, Easy-Scroll Wheel, Self-Opening Paper Output Tray, Quick Start

 

Scanner
Scanner Type Flatbed
Image Sensor Charged-Coupled Device (CCD)
Optical Resolution 4800 x 4800dpi
Interpolated Resolution 19,200 x 19,200dpi
Color Depth 48-bit internal/24-bit external
Dynamic Range Not Specified by Manufacturer
Light Source White LED
Reflective Scan Area 8.5 x 11.7″
Scan Modes Auto Scan Mode, Film Scan, Gutter Shadow Correction, Network Scan, Push Scan, Scan to Memory

 

Fax
Modem Speed N/A
Transmission Speed N/A
Transmission/Reception Memory N/A
Fax Resolution N/A
Dialing Options N/A
Receiver Options N/A

 

Copier
Copy Speed FCOT: Color: Approx. 21 seconds
Copy Resolution Not Specified by Manufacturer
Reduction/Enlargement 25 – 400%
Copy Features 4 in 1, 2 in 1, Auto Duplex Copy, Auto Exposure & Intensity Copy, Face Brightener & Fading Correction, Film Copy, Fit-to-Page, Gutter Shadow Correction Copy, Image Repeat, Intensity, Manual Color Adjustment, Masking Copy, Multiple Copy: 1-99 Pages, Photo Reprint, Preset Copy Ratios, Trimming Copy, Zoom
Paper Handling
Maximum Paper Width 8.5″
Maximum Printable Area 8.5 x 14″ (Legal)
Paper Sizes 4 x 6″, 5 x 7″, 8 x 10″, Letter, Legal, U.S. #10 Envelopes
Borderless Photo Sizes 4 x 6″ up to 8.5 x 11″
Paper Types Plain paper, Photo Paper Pro Platinum, Photo Paper Pro II, Photo Paper Plus Glossy II, Photo Paper Plus Semi-gloss, Photo Paper Glossy and Matte Photo Paper.
Maximum Paper Thickness 10.2 mil (Pro Platinum Photo Paper)
Paper Capacity Rear Tray: 150 Sheets (plain paper)
Cassette: 150 Sheets (plain paper)
Special Media Support Automatic 2-Sided Printing

 

Connectivity
Interfaces Wireless LAN (IEEE802.11b/g, also compatible with IEEE 802.11n) Wireless printing requires a working Ethernet network with wireless 802.11b/g capability. Wireless performance may vary based on terrain and distance between the printer and wireless network clients
Bluetooth v2.0 (Optional) Requires mobile phone (or other device) equipped with Bluetooth v2.0 technology and optional Canon Bluetooth Unit BU-30. Bluetooth operation depends on the device and software version used
Ethernet
IrDA (Requires mobile phone or other device with IrDA port positioned no more than 7.9 inches from the printer.)
PictBridge (Cable not included)
USB 2.0 Hi-Speed
Compatible Memory Cards SD Memory Card
SDHC MultiMedia Card
MultiMediaCard Plus
miniSD Card*
miniSDHC Card*
microSD Card*
microSDHC Card*
RS-MMC*
Compact Flash 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)*
Direct Print Capable Yes (PictBridge)
Network Capable Networkable via Host PC (Windows only)
Bluetooth 1.2 (Optional)
PostScript Support No
System & Software Requirements Windows Vista, Windows XP/2000, Windows 7 and Mac OS X v10.3.9 to v10.5.x

 

Physical
Status Display Color LCD & Indicator LEDs
Image Preview Display 3.8″ TFT Color LCD
Front Panel Controls Yes
Power Requirements 120VAC, 50-60Hz
Dimensions (WxDxH) 18.5 x 15.2 x 7.9″ (469.9 x 386.08 x 200.66mm)
Weight 23.6 lbs (10.7kg)

Canon PIXMA MP990 Driver & Software Installations

First Method: Installing the Canon PIXMA MP990 Driver by Downloading the Application

There are many ways or method of installing the Canon PIXMA MP990. 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 MP990. 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 MP990.
  2. You do not need to connect the Canon MP990 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 MP990 and then install the driver after the download completes.
  4. When the download and installation finishes, you can start to connect your Canon MP990 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 MP990 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 MP990 is ready to use.

Second Method: Installing the Canon PIXMA MP990 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 MP990 and it can be downloaded for free.
  2. You also need the USB cable of Canon PIXMA MP990 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 MP990 are turned on.
  2. After that, you connect PIXMA MP990 to the PC using the provided cable.
  3. You should extract the software or driver of Canon MP990 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 MP990 is ready and you can start to use it.

Third Method: Installing the Driver of Canon PIXMA MP990 with the Provided CD (Automatic Wizard)

The third method of installing the Canon PIXMA MP990 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 MP990 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 MP990 driver.

  1. The first thing to do is to turn on the computer and the Canon PIXMA MP990.
  2. You do not need to plug in the USB cable of Canon MP990 because this will be needed later.
  3. Then, you need to insert the driver of PIXMA MP990 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 MP990 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 MP990 is detected by the application. When it is connected, you can continue the setup and instructions.
  6. When the processes have finished, your Canon MP990 will be ready to use.

How to Install Canon PIXMA MP990 Printer Driver on MacOS

How to install driver of Canon PIXMA MP990 in Mac:

  • First, you need the file of the driver. When you have already completed the downloading process, it will be saved in the certain folder. You can see it at the computer settings.
  • Second, you need to double click the downloaded driver file and mount it on the Disk Image.
  • The third step is that you need to double click again the mounted Disk Image.
  • At last, double clicking the packaged driver file. Do not worry, the installation is about to be started automatically.

How to Install Canon PIXMA MP990 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 MP990) 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 MP990 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 MP990 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 MP990 printer driver your wish to uninstall. Find a minus sign under it.
  7. Click the minus sign.

PIXMA MP990 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 MP990.

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 MP990.

If the connection still fails, please contact the manufacturer.

PIXMA MP990-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.

canonupdates.net give you the official driver and software that you can directly download from this link below. Of course, the steps by step are also easy to follow.

Operating SystemVersionSizeDownload
PIXMA MP990 series MP Driver (Windows 8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.0527 MBDownload
PIXMA MP990 series MP Driver (Windows XP x64)1.0518 MBDownload
PIXMA MP990 series MP Driver (Windows 2000)1.0426 MBDownload
PIXMA MP990 series XPS Printer Driver (Windows 8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)5.30c16 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)1.7.015 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 (Windows XP)3.3.1293 MBDownload
Easy-WebPrint EX (Windows XP x64)1.7.015 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (Windows XP x64)4.7.058 MBDownload
MP Navigator EX (Windows 8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP/2000)3.0648 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
Easy-PhotoPrint Pro (Windows 2000)2.7.214 MBDownload
Solution Menu (Windows 8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP/2000)1.4.31.7 MBDownload
Windows Adobe RGB 1998 Installer Program (Windows 8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP/XP x64/2000/Me)1.4.1329 KBDownload
My Printer (Windows 2000)2.9.52.7 MBDownload
MP Navigator EX (Windows XP x64)3.0546 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (Windows 2000)3.2.043 MBDownload
ICA Driver (OS X 10.6)3.3.48.6 MBDownload
PIXMA MP990 series CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.5/10.6)11.7.1.019 MBDownload
PIXMA MP990 series CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10)11.7.1.017 MBDownload
MP Drivers for Network (10.3/10.4/10.5/10.6)1.0040 MBDownload
Printer Driver for Mac OSX (10.4/10.5/10.6)7.23.09.5 MBDownload
PIXMA MP990 series Scanner Driver (OS X 10.5/10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10)15.5.1b14 MBDownload
ICA Driver (OS X 10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10)4.0.07.1 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/10.7)4.7.0102 MBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8)3.5.0300 MBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X 10.7)3.2.0299 MBDownload
Canon IJ Network Tool (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/10.7)4.7.05.6 MBDownload
MP Navigator EX 3.0 Opener (OS X 10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10)1.0.0a2.1 MBDownload
MP Navigator EX (OS X 10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10)3.0.629 MBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X 10.6)3.1.0298 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
Easy-PhotoPrint Pro (OS X 10.5)2.8.0a9.3 MBDownload
Solution Menu (OS X 10.3/10.4/10.5/10.6)1.4.1711 KBDownload
Solution Menu (OS X 10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10)1.4.1a2.2 MBDownload
Easy-WebPrint EX (Mac OS X 10.5/10.6)1.1.09.8 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (OS X 10.4/10.5/10.6)4.1.6102 MBDownload
MP Navigator EX (OS X 10.3/10.4/10.5/10.6)3.0.529 MBDownload
MP Navigator EX 3.0 Opener (OS X 10.6)1.0.0222 KBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X 10.5)1.0.0289 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 10.3/10.4/10.5/10.6)2.7.03.2 MBDownload
PIXMA MP990 series User Manual (Windows)1.0018 MBDownload
PIXMA MP990 series User Manual (Mac)1.1039 MBDownload
Guide for My Image Garden (Mac)V3.211 MBDownload
Guide for My Image Garden (Windows)V3.211 MBDownload
Guide for Canon IJ Network Tool (Windows)1.00803 KBDownload
On-Screen Manual (Multi-lingual) For Mac1.139 MBDownload
PIXMA MP990 Easy Guide Viewer For Mac1.211.3 MBDownload

Manuals are available in PDF format and HTML format

PDF format

Memo: File names having the extension.pdf are PDF files.
You need to have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer to read PDF files.

Follow the instructions below to download manuals in PDF format.

  • Click the file name you want to download. The download will start automatically.
  • Files will be saved on the computer desktop.
  • Double-click the downloaded file to open it.

HTML format

Follow the instructions below to download the compressed files on Windows.

  • Click the file link, select Save, and specify the directory to save the file. The download will start automatically.
  • Downloaded files will be saved in the specified folder in a self-extracting form (.exe format).
  • Double-click the files to decompress them and save them in the same folder.
  • To open and HTML format manual double-click the file.html in the folder.

Follow the instruction below to download the compressed files on Macintosh.

  • Click the file name you want to download. The download will start automatically.
  • Files will be saved on the computer desktop.
  • Double-click the downloaded files. Files will be decompressed automatically, and the Photo Application Guide folder will be created on your computer’s desktop.
  • To open an HTML-format manual, double-click the file.html in the folder.

Canon PIXMA MP990 Driver and Manual Setup For Windows and Mac OS X

In this case, there is access to Download the driver of Canon PIXMA MP990 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.