Canon PIXMA MX420 Driver Download & Manual Installation

Canon PIXMA MX420 Driver Download & Manual Installation For Windows, MacOS and Linux – The printer series manufactured by Canon actually divided into two including MP for a photographer, while MX for fax machine availability. That is why, PIXMA MX420 comes up with multifunction purposes such as printing, scanning, and copying, and also treat as a fax machine. In addition, due to the availability of automatic document feeder, the feature you need for fax duty, this device placed in the middle of both types.

The integrate paper tray placed in the front-panel of Canon MX420 with a 30-sheet capacity for the automatic document feeder. There is also 62-mm LCD touch sensitive screen where you can preview the scanned images or printed document, easily. For fax function, this device equipped with a numeric pad in a larger size to type the fax number and all. As wireless connection being applied on this printer, you can check it on the status bar provided on the LCD screen.

If you love doing photo printing, Canon PIXMA MX 420 should become your perfect companion since CompactFlash slot still available on the device. Furthermore, as if your camera support the PictBridge, you can connect both devices pretty easy since it is compatible with high-end cameras. However, there is still USB drives available on this printer.

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Canon PIXMA MX420 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 / Macintosh / Mac OS X (10.4/10.5/10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10/10.11) / Linux

Specification Canon PIXMA MX420

Printing Technology Inkjet
Maximum Resolution Color: 4800 x 1200dpi
Monochrome: 600 x 600dpi
Print Speed Black: ESAT: 8.7ipm
Color: ESAT: 5.0ipm
4 x 6″ Borderless Photo: 42 seconds per photo
Depth Not Specified by Manufacturer
Skew Not Specified by Manufacturer
Minimum Ink Droplet Size 1/4800″ pitch, 2 picoliter, and 5 picoliter
Ink Type Not Specified by Manufacturer
Ink Palette Not Specified by Manufacturer
Ink Cartridge Configuration 1x Color (CL-211)
1x Black (PG-210)
Input Buffer Not Specified by Manufacturer
Printer Duty Cycle Not Specified by Manufacturer
Print Archival Life 300 years
Printer Language English, Spanish

 

Scanner
Image Sensor Contact Image Sensor (CIS)
Optical Resolution 1200 x 2400dpi
Interpolated Resolution 19,200 x 19,200dpi
Color Depth 48-bit internal/24-bit external
Hardware Resolution Not Specified by Manufacturer
Scan Speed Not Specified by Manufacturer
Dynamic Range Not Specified by Manufacturer
Light Source Not Specified by Manufacturer
Reflective Scan Area Flatbed: 8.5 x 11.7″
ADF: 8.5 x 14″
Transparency Scan Area Not Specified by Manufacturer
Interface USB 2.0

 

Fax
Modem Speed 33.6kbps (Super G3 Color Fax)
Transmission Speed Black: 3 seconds per page
Color: 1 minute per page
Transmission/Reception Memory 50 pages
Fax Resolution Not Specified by Manufacturer
Memory Not Specified by Manufacturer
Modem Not Specified by Manufacturer
Dialing Options Answering Machine Connectivity, Caller Rejection, Check RX Fax Info., Fax Reception Reject, Fax Number Re-Entry, F/T Changing (manual), Group Dialing, Memory Transmission, One-Touch Speed Dialing, Redial, Remote Reception

 

Copier
Copy Speed ESAT: Color: 3.4ipm
Copy Resolution Not Specified by Manufacturer
Reduction/Enlargement 25-400%
Copy Features 4-in-1 / 2-in-1, Copy AE (Auto Exposure/Intensity) Copy, Borderless, Fit-to-Page, Gutter Shadow Correction Copy, Image Repeat, Intensity, Multiple Copy: 1-99 pages, Preset Copy Ratios, Sort (ADF), Zoom
Paper Handling
Maximum Paper Width 10″
Maximum Printable Area Legal
Paper Sizes 4 x 6″, 5 x 7″, 8 x 10″, Letter, Legal, U.S. #10 Envelopes
Borderless Photo Sizes 4 x 6″, 8.5 x 11″
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
Envelope: U.S. #10 Envelope
Maximum Paper Thickness Not Specified by Manufacturer
Paper Capacity 100 sheets
ADF: 30 sheets
Special Media Support None

 

Connectivity
Computer Interface 1x USB 2.0
Compatible Memory Cards SD, SDHC, MMC, MMC Plus, miniSD, miniSDHC, RS-MMC, microSD, microSDHC, CompactFlash, Microdrive, Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick Micro, xD-Picture Card (Standard, Type M, Type H)
Direct Print Capable PictBridge
Network Capable Ethernet (RJ-45)
802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi
Bluetooth via optional adapter
PostScript Support Not Specified by Manufacturer
System & Software Requirements USB 2.0 port or 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi network
Compatible Operating Systems Windows 2000, XP, Vista, 7; Mac OS X 10.4.11, 10.5, 10.6

 

Physical
Status Display 2.5″ LCD
Image Preview Display Yes
Front Panel Controls Yes
Power Requirements AC: 100-240VAC
Dimensions (WxDxH) 18.1 x 16.4 x 7.8″ (46 x 41.7 x 19.8cm)
Weight 19.3 lb (8.8kg)

Canon PIXMA MX420 Driver & Software Installations

First Method: Installing the Canon PIXMA MX420 Driver by Downloading the Application

There are many ways or method of installing the Canon PIXMA MX420. 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 MX420. 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 MX420.
  2. You do not need to connect the Canon MX420 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 MX420 and then install the driver after the download completes.
  4. When the download and installation finishes, you can start to connect your Canon MX420 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 MX420 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 MX420 is ready to use.

Second Method: Installing the Canon PIXMA MX420 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 MX420 and it can be downloaded for free.
  2. You also need the USB cable of Canon PIXMA MX420 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 MX420 are turned on.
  2. After that, you connect PIXMA MX420 to the PC using the provided cable.
  3. You should extract the software or driver of Canon MX420 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 MX420 is ready and you can start to use it.

Third Method: Installing the Driver of Canon PIXMA MX420 with the Provided CD (Automatic Wizard)

The third method of installing the Canon PIXMA MX420 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 MX420 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 MX420 driver.

  1. The first thing to do is to turn on the computer and the Canon PIXMA MX420.
  2. You do not need to plug in the USB cable of Canon MX420 because this will be needed later.
  3. Then, you need to insert the driver of PIXMA MX420 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 MX420 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 MX420 is detected by the application. When it is connected, you can continue the setup and instructions.
  6. When the processes have finished, your Canon MX420 will be ready to use.

How to Install Canon PIXMA MX420 Printer Driver on MacOS

How to install driver of Canon PIXMA MX420 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 MX420 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 MX420) 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 MX420 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 MX420 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 MX420 printer driver your wish to uninstall. Find a minus sign under it.
  7. Click the minus sign.

PIXMA MX420 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 MX420.

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 MX420.

If the connection still fails, please contact the manufacturer.

PIXMA MX420-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 MX420, 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 MX420 Mini Master Setup (OS X 10.6/10.7/10.8)1.137 MBDownload
Canon MX420 CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.11 / 10.10 / 10.9 / 10.8 / Mac OS X 10.711.7.1.015 MBDownload
Canon MX420 CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.5/10.6)11.7.1.017 MBDownload
ICA Driver (OS X 10.6)3.3.48.6 MBDownload
Canon MX420 MP Driver (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)1.0231 MBDownload
Canon MX420 MP Driver (Windows XP x64)1.0118 MBDownload
Printer Driver for Mac OS X 10.4/ 10.57.34.06.3 MBDownload
Canon MX420 Scanner Driver (OS X 10.11 / 10.10 / 10.9 / 10.8 / 10.7 / 10.6 / 10.517.7.1b14 MBDownload
Canon MX420 XPS Printer Driver (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)5.5622 MBDownload
Linux IJ printer driver source file3.505.9 MBDownload
Linux IJ Printer Driver3.506.9 MBDownload
Linux IJ scanner driver source file1.702.3 MBDownload
Linux IJ Scanner Driver1.703 MBDownload
ICA Driver For Mac OS X 10.10 / 10.9 / 10.8 / 10.74.0.07.1 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
Quick Menu For Mac (OS X 10.11 / 10.10 / 10.9 / 10.8 / 10.72.6.12.2 MBDownload
My Image Garden For Mac (OS X 10.11 / 10.10 / 10.9 / 10.8 / 10.73.2.0299 MBDownload
My Image Garden For (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)3.3.0293 MBDownload
Canon IJ Network Tool For Mac (OS X 10.11 / 10.10 / 10.9 / 10.8 / 10.74.6.15.6 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX For Mac (OS X 10.11 / 10.10 / 10.9 / 10.8 / 10.74.6.0102 MBDownload
Quick Menu For (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)2.6.19.2 MBDownload
Speed Dial Utility For Mac (OS X 10.11 / 10.10 / 10.9 / 10.8 / 10.71.6.0879 KBDownload
MP Navigator EX For Mac (OS X 10.11 / 10.10 / 10.9 / 10.8 / 10.74.1.434 MBDownload
MP Navigator EX (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)4.1.448 MBDownload
Speed Dial Utility (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.6.04.8 MBDownload
Easy-WebPrint EX (Windows XP x64)1.6.015 MBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X 10.6)3.1.0298 MBDownload
Quick Menu (OS X 10.6)2.5.02.4 MBDownload
Solution Menu EX (Windows XP x64)1.4.19.6 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 EX (OS X 10.4/10.5/10.6)4.1.6102 MBDownload
MP Navigator EX (OS X 10.4/10.5/10.6)4.1.334 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 For (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP/2000/Me)1.4.1329 KBDownload
Quick Menu (OS X 10.5)2.0.15.8 MBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X 10.5) 1.0.0289 MBDownload
Speed Dial Utility (Windows 2000)1.2.03 MBDownload
Speed Dial Utility (OS X 10.4/10.5)1.2.01.1 MBDownload
Canon IJ Network Tool for Power PC (OS X 10.4/10.5)3.2.04.8 MBDownload
Speed Dial Utility (Windows XP x64)1.2.03 MBDownload
MP Navigator EX (Windows XP x64)4.1.346 MBDownload
Canon MX420 User Manual (Windows)1.2015 MBDownload
Canon MX420 User Manual (OS X 10.4/10.5)1.1031 MBDownload
Canon MX420 User Manual (Mac)1.1131 MBDownload
Guide for Quick Menu (Windows)V2.61.1 MBDownload
Guide for Quick Menu (Mac)V2.61.1 MBDownload
Guide for My Image Garden (Windows)V3.211 MBDownload
Guide for My Image Garden (Mac)V3.211 MBDownload

Canon PIXMA MX420 Driver Download & Manual Installation for Windows, MacOS & Linux

In this case, there is access to Download the driver of Canon PIXMA MX420 for free. You do not need to find other websites because the site of Canon 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.