Canon PIXMA MX512 Driver Printer & Setup Download

Canon PIXMA MX512 Driver Printer & Setup Download For Windows, MacOS and Linux – PIXMA MX512 is an all-in-one printer that can be a great choice to complete your office needs. You can use this printer by connecting it to a computer but you can also use this printer as a standalone scanner and copier machine. Which is great because no you don’t need to buy an extra machine to help you with office work because PIXMA MX512 can do it all for you.

Canon MX512 has a lot of functions and also features for its cheap price. The most useful features are the addition of wireless connectivity option. With this feature, you can connect and use your printer from wherever within the WiFi range. And you can also print and scan directly from your devices by installing the free app by Canon both for iOSaor Android. Another great feature of this printer is the ability to print duplexer. This feature allows you to print on both sides of a paper, which will make your work more efficiently and easy.

Canon PIXMA MX 512 is a good choice if you have a small business that you need to run, but it can also fit your personal home printer. Although the fax functions are more useful for an office, it is still a great choice.

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Canon PIXMA MX512 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 2000 / Windows Me / Macintosh / Mac OS X (10.4/10.5/10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10/10.11) / Linux

Canon PIXMA MX512 Specification

Printer
Print Speed (up to) 4″ x 6″ Borderless Photo: Approx. 46 seconds
Print Speed (Approx) Black: ESAT: 9.7 ipm
Color: ESAT: 5.5 ipm
Number of Nozzles Black: 640
Color: 1,152
Total: 1,792
Picoliter Size (color) 2 and 5
Print Resolution (Up to) Color: Up to 4800 x 1200 dpi
Black: Up to 600 x 600 dpi
Paper Sizes 4″ x 6″, 5″ x 7″, 8″ x 10″, Letter, Legal, U.S. #10 Envelopes
Automatic Sheet Feeder 150 Sheets
Cassette:150 Sheets
ADF:30 Sheets
Paper Compatibility 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
Printer Features Auto Document Feeder, Auto Photo Fix II, Auto Sheet Feeder, Borderless Printing, Document Printing, Full HD Movie Print, Photo Printing, Template Print, Auto Duplex Printing
Copier
Copy Speed (up to) sESAT: Color: 4.7 ipm
Reduction / Enlargement 25% – 400%
Copy Features Auto Document Fix, Copy, Borderless, Gutter Shadow Correction Copy, Image Repeat, Intensity, Multiple Copy: 1-99 pages, Preset Copy Ratios, Sort (ADF), Zoom
Scanner
Scanning Element Contact Image Sensor (CIS)
Max. Resolutions Optical: 1200 x 2400 dpi
Interpolated: 19,200 x 19,200 dpi
ADF: 600 x 600 dpi (Optical)
Scanner Features Auto Scan Mode, Network Scan, Push Scan, Scan to Memory
Color Depth 48-bit internal/24-bit external
Max. Document Size Flatbed: 8×5″x11.7″
ADF: 8.5″x14″
Fax
Modem Speed 33.6 Kbps (Super G3 color FAX)
Transmission Speed (approx.) Black: Approx. 3 sec per page
Color: Approx. 1 min per page
Memory Capacity Approx. 50 Pages
Speed Dialing 20 Locations
Fax Features Answering Machine Connectivity, Caller Rejection, Check RX Fax Info., Fax Reception Reject, Fax Number Re-Entry, F/T Changing(manual), Group Dialing, Memory Transmission, Redial, Remote Reception
Photo Connect
Media Card Support SD™ Memory Card
SDHC™
MultiMediaCard® (v4.1)
MultiMediaCard® Plus (v4.1)
miniSD™ Card
miniSDHC™ Card
RS-MMC™ (v4.1)
microSD™ Card
microSDHC™ Card
Memory Stick®
Memory Stick PRO™
Memory Stick Duo™
Memory Stick PRO Duo™
Memory Stick Micro™
General
Other Features Wireless Printing, 2.5″ LCD, Dual Color Gamut Processing Technology, Ethernet, Full HD Movie Print, Fully-Integrated Auto Document Feeder, Mobile Printing, PictBridge, FastFront, Quick Start
Standard Interface Wireless LAN (IEEE 802.11b/g/n)
Ethernet
USB 2.0 Hi-Speed
Card Slots (See Memory Card Support)
PictBridge (Cable not included)
Bluetooth® v2.0 (Optional)
Software Included Setup Software & User’s Guide CD-ROM
MX512 Printer Driver
Easy-PhotoPrint EX
Easy-WebPrint EX
MP Navigator EX
Solution Menu
Dimension (W x D x H) 16.4″ (W) x 18.1″ (D) x 7.8″ (H)
Weight 19.3 lbs

Canon PIXMA MX512 Driver & Software Installations

First Method: Installing the Canon PIXMA MX512 Driver by Downloading the Application

There are many ways or method of installing the Canon PIXMA MX512. 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 MX512. 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 MX512.
  2. You do not need to connect the Canon MX512 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 MX512 and then install the driver after the download completes.
  4. When the download and installation finishes, you can start to connect your Canon MX512 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 MX512 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 MX512 is ready to use.

Second Method: Installing the Canon PIXMA MX512 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 MX512 and it can be downloaded for free.
  2. You also need the USB cable of Canon PIXMA MX512 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 MX512 are turned on.
  2. After that, you connect PIXMA MX512 to the PC using the provided cable.
  3. You should extract the software or driver of Canon MX512 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 MX512 is ready and you can start to use it.

Third Method: Installing the Driver of Canon PIXMA MX512 with the Provided CD (Automatic Wizard)

The third method of installing the Canon PIXMA MX512 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 MX512 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 MX512 driver.

  1. The first thing to do is to turn on the computer and the Canon PIXMA MX512.
  2. You do not need to plug in the USB cable of Canon MX512 because this will be needed later.
  3. Then, you need to insert the driver of PIXMA MX512 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 MX512 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 MX512 is detected by the application. When it is connected, you can continue the setup and instructions.
  6. When the processes have finished, your Canon MX512 will be ready to use.

How to Install Canon PIXMA MX512 Printer Driver on MacOS

How to install driver of Canon PIXMA MX512 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 MX512 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 MX512) 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 MX512 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 MX512 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 MX512 printer driver your wish to uninstall. Find a minus sign under it.
  7. Click the minus sign.

PIXMA MX512 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 MX512.

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 MX512.

If the connection still fails, please contact the manufacturer.

PIXMA MX512-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 MX512, 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
PIXMA MX512 Mini Master Setup (OS X 10.5/10.6/10.7/10.8)1.147 MBDownload
PIXMA MX512 CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)11.7.1.015 MBDownload
ICA Driver (OS X 10.6)3.3.48.6 MBDownload
PIXMA MX512 CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.5/10.6)11.7.1.017 MBDownload
PIXMA MX512 Scanner Driver (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/10.7/10.6/10.5)18.1.0b13 MBDownload
PIXMA MX512 Mini Master Setup (Windows 8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.136 MBDownload
PIXMA MX512 MP Driver (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)1.0328 MBDownload
PIXMA MX512 XPS Printer Driver (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)5.5622 MBDownload
PIXMA MX512 ScanGear MP for Linux (debian Packagearchive)1.901.3 MBDownload
PIXMA MX512 ScanGear MP for Linux (rpm Packagearchive) 1.901.3 MBDownload
PIXMA MX512 IJ Printer Driver for Linux (debian Packagearchive)3.703.4 MBDownload
PIXMA MX512 IJ Printer Driver for Linux (rpm Packagearchive)3.703.6 MBDownload
ScanGear MP for Linux (Source file)1.903.4 MBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (Source file)3.708.1 MBDownload
ICA Driver (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.0.07.1 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)4.7.058 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 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8)3.5.0300 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 (OS X v10.7)3.2.0299 MBDownload
My Image Garden (Windows XP)3.3.0293 MBDownload
Quick Menu (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)2.6.12.2 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 (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)2.6.19.2 MBDownload
My Printer (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)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)1.6.015 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)4.5.058 MBDownload
MP Navigator EX (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)5.1.135 MBDownload
Speed Dial Utility (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/ 10.7/10.6)1.6.0879 KBDownload
MP Navigator EX (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)5.1.148 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
My Image Garden (OS X 10.6)3.1.0298 MBDownload
Quick Menu (OS X 10.6)2.5.02.4 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 10.5/10.6)5.1.036 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/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
PIXMA MX512 User Manual (Windows)1.1019 MBDownload
PIXMA MX512 User Manual (OS X 10.5)1.1038 MBDownload
PIXMA MX512 User Manual (Mac)1.1138 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
The manual for how to use AirPrint for Mac1.5128 KBDownload
The manual for how to use AirPrint for Windows1.5303 KBDownload
PIXMA MX512 - Setting Up the Fax1.00714 KBDownload
PIXMA MX512 Getting StartedV23.6 MBDownload
PIXMA MX512 - Specification Sheet1.00275 KBDownload
Guide for Printer Setup for NetworkV1508 KBDownload
Setting Up the FAXV1808 KBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (Operation guide)3.7092 KBDownload
ScanGear MP for Linux (Operation guide)1.90502 KBDownload

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Canon PIXMA MX512 Driver Printer & Setup Download for Windows, MacOS & Linux

In this case, there is access to Download the driver of Canon PIXMA MX512 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.