Canon PIXMA MX525 Printer Driver & Manual Installation

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Canon MX525 is an answer for every problem that is related to printer problems. The printer has been designed with many benefits which can throw away all the worries. Eventually, the printer can induce the productivity and efficiency that usually hard to gain. This inkjet printer has broken the paradigm that a printer with a cheap price can’t do many things for its user. With a price less than $500, the printer can be used for multipurpose. Doing some scanning jobs, printing, copying documents or photos, making borderless photos, or faxing some files are the things that can be done by the printer.

It is assured that you will be free from problem if you get Canon PIXMA MX 525 as your savior. Cheap price and savvy printer are the great deals that you can get from it.

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COMPATIBILITYSPECIFICATIONHOW TO SETUPDOWNLOAD LINKS

Canon PIXMA MX525 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 (10.5/10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10/10.11) / Linux

Canon PIXMA MX525 Specification

GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS

Available Functions Print, Copy, Scan & Fax with Wi-Fi & Ethernet connectivity, mobile printing, AirPrint support, printing via internet, direct printing with 6.2cm TFT display, 2-sided printing, scan to cloud & 30-page ADF.
What’s in the box All-In-One printer, 2 FINE cartridges, Power cord, Telephone cable, Setup guide, Software and User’s manual CD

PRINTER

Print Resolution Up to 4800 ¹ x 1200 dpi
Print Engine Inkjet, 2 FINE Cartridges, 4-colour system with minimum 2pl droplet size, ChromaLife100 system
Mono Document Print Speed ESAT: Approx. 9.7 ipm
Colour Document Print Speed ESAT: Approx. 5.5 ipm
Photo Print Speed Borderless 10x15cm: Approx. 46 seconds (Standard)
Two Sided Printing Automatic 2-sided printing
Borderless Printing Yes (A4, Letter, 20x25cm, 13x18cm, 10x15cm)
Direct Disc Printing n/a
Other Print Features Normal size print, Borderless printing, Fit-to-Page print, Scaled print, Multiple page per sheet print, Booklet print, Poster print, Collate ¹

INKS

Standard Ink Cartridges 2 FINE cartridges:
Black: PG-540
Colour: CL-541
Optional Ink Cartridges High yield XL Cartridges:
Black: PG-540XL
Colour: CL-541XL
Ink Tank Life – Document Printing A4 Colour Document
Black: 180 pages
XL Black: 600 pages
Colour: 180 pages
XL Colour: 400 pages
Ink Tank Life – Photo Printing 10x15cm photo
Black: 2,465 photos*
XL Black 7,560 photos*
Colour: 69 photos
XL Colour: 150 photos
* Estimated supplemental yield

PAPER SUPPORT

Paper Type Plain Paper, Envelopes, Photo Paper Pro Platinum (PT-101), Photo Paper Plus Glossy II (PP-201), Photo Paper Pro Luster (LU-101), Photo Paper Plus Semi-gloss (SG-201), Glossy Photo Paper “Everyday Use” (GP-501), Matte Photo Paper (MP-101), High Resolution Paper (HR-101N), T-shirt Transfer (TR-301), Photo Stickers (PS-101)
Maximum Paper Input Front Tray: Max. 100 sheets
Paper Size A4, B5, A5, Letter, Legal, Envelopes (DL size or Commercial #10), 10x15cm, 13x18cm, 20x25cm
Paper Weight Plain paper: 64 – 105 g/m²
Photo paper up to approx. 300 g/m² (Canon special media, PT-101)

FAX

Standalone Fax Yes
PC Fax Win: Via Fax modem (in MFP)*
Mac: n/a
*1 location, B/W transmission only
Colour Fax Yes
Transmission Speed Mono/colour Mono: Approx. 3 sec./page (33.6kbps)
(based on default setting using ITU-T No.1 chart) ¹
Colour: Approx. 1 min/page (33.6kbps)
(based on default setting using Canon Colour Fax Test Sheet) ¹
Modem Speed Maximum 33.6kbps (Automatic fall back)
Compression Method Mono/colour Mono: MH, MR, MMR
Colour: JPEG
Memory transmission Yes
Fax Resolution Mono: 8pels/mm x 3.85 lines/mm (Standard), 8pels/mm x 7.7 lines/mm (Fine), 300dpi x 300dpi (Extra Fine)
Colour: 200 x 200 dpi (Photo)
Greyscale / Colour Gradation Mono: 256 levels
Colour: 24 bit (full colour) (RGB each 8 bit)
Fax Memory Up to 50 pages (Page count is based on ITU-T No.1 chart or Canon FAX Standard Chart No.1)
Coded Dials Max. 20 locations
Group Dial Max. 19 locations
Redial Yes
FAX/TEL Auto Switch Yes
Answering Machine Hook-up Yes
Error correction mode (ECM) Yes, ITU-T T.30 compatible
Telephone handset No
Reports Activity report, User’s data list, Telephone number list, Memory list, Rejected number list, Caller history list

SCANNER

Scanner Type Flatbed, ADF and CIS colour scanner
Film Scanning n/a
Scanner Resolution Optical Up to 1200 x 2400 dpi
A4 Scan Speed (reflective) Approx. 15 seconds
Colour Scanning Depth Flatbed scan 48bit input / 24bit output (RGB each 16bit/8bit)
Halftone/Greyscale Flatbed scan 16bit input / 8bit output
Compatibility TWAIN / WIA
Effective Scanning Width Flatbed: A4/LTR (216x297mm) ADF: A4,LTR, LGL
OCR Bundle Yes (My Image Garden)

COPIER

Colour/Photo Copy Yes
Copy Speed Colour Document sFCOT: Approx. 21 seconds
sESAT: Approx. 4.7 ipm
Multiple Copy 1 to 99 pages
Zoom 25-400% , preset ratios
Copy functions & enhancements Document Copying, Photo Copying, Fit-to-Page Copying, Borderless Copying

INTERFACE

Display Type & Size 6.2cm colour TFT display with Dual Function Panel
Interface Type – PC / Mac Hi-Speed USB (‘B’ Type Port)
Wi-Fi: IEEE802.11 b/g/n
Wi-Fi Security: WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK, WEP
Ethernet: IEEE802.3u (100BASE-TX), IEEE802.3(10BASE-T), 10/100Mbps (auto switchable)
Bluetooth v2.0(Option): Maximum Speed 1.44Mbps (JPEG, PNG only, OPP, BIP)
Interface Type – Non PC USB flash memory (‘A’ Type Port)
EPP-Android & Windows RT devices, iEPP-iPhone, iPod touch and iPad
Apple AirPrint
PIXMA Cloud Link
Google Cloud Print
PictBridge (LAN & Wireless LAN)

SOFTWARE

Supported Operating System Windows 8 (32 and 64-bit)
Windows RT
Windows 7 (32 and 64-bit)
Windows Vista (32 and 64-bit)
Windows XP (32-bit)
Mac OS X v10.6.8 or later
Software Included My Image Garden with HD Movie Print , Scanning Utility, Easy-WebPrint EX (download) and Quick Menu with CREATIVE PARK PREMIUM access

PHYSICAL FEATURES

Automatic Document Feeder (ADF) Up to 30-sheets
Dimensions (W x D x H) Approx. 458 x 385 x 200 mm
Weight Approx. 8.7 kg
Temperature Range Operating environment: 5-35°C
Humidity Operating humidity: 10-90%RH (no dew condensation)
Acoustic Noise Levels Approx. 42.5 dB(A)
Power Source AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz
Power Consumption Standby: Approx. 1.0 W (USB connection to PC, scanning lamp off)
Off: Approx. 0.3 W (USB connection to PC)
Copying: Approx. 19 W

Canon PIXMA MX525 Driver & Software Installations

First Method: Installing the Canon PIXMA MX525 Driver by Downloading the Application

There are many ways or method of installing the Canon PIXMA MX525. 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 MX525. 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 MX525.
  2. You do not need to connect the Canon MX525 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 MX525 and then install the driver after the download completes.
  4. When the download and installation finishes, you can start to connect your Canon MX525 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 MX525 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 MX525 is ready to use.

Second Method: Installing the Canon PIXMA MX525 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 MX525 and it can be downloaded for free.
  2. You also need the USB cable of Canon PIXMA MX525 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 MX525 are turned on.
  2. After that, you connect PIXMA MX525 to the PC using the provided cable.
  3. You should extract the software or driver of Canon MX525 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 MX525 is ready and you can start to use it.

Third Method: Installing the Driver of Canon PIXMA MX525 with the Provided CD (Automatic Wizard)

The third method of installing the Canon PIXMA MX525 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 MX525 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 MX525 driver.

  1. The first thing to do is to turn on the computer and the Canon PIXMA MX525.
  2. You do not need to plug in the USB cable of Canon MX525 because this will be needed later.
  3. Then, you need to insert the driver of PIXMA MX525 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 MX525 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 MX525 is detected by the application. When it is connected, you can continue the setup and instructions.
  6. When the processes have finished, your Canon MX525 will be ready to use.

How to Install Canon PIXMA MX525 Printer Driver on MacOS

How to install driver of Canon PIXMA MX525 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 MX525 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 MX525) 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 MX525 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 MX525 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 MX525 printer driver your wish to uninstall. Find a minus sign under it.
  7. Click the minus sign.

PIXMA MX525 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 MX525.

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 MX525.

If the connection still fails, please contact the manufacturer.

PIXMA MX525-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 MX525, 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 MX525 MP Drivers (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)1.0137 MBDownload
PIXMA MX525 XPS Printer Driver (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)5.6525 MBDownload
PIXMA MX525 Mini Master Setup (Windows 8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.044 MBDownload
ScanGear MP for Linux (Source file)2.103.5 MBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (Source file)3.906.5 MBDownload
PIXMA MX525 IJ Printer Driver for Linux (debian Packagearchive)3.903 MBDownload
PIXMA MX525 IJ Printer Driver for Linux (rpm Packagearchive)3.903 MBDownload
PIXMA MX525 ScanGear MP for Linux (debian Packagearchive)2.101.3 MBDownload
PIXMA MX525 ScanGear MP for Linux (rpm Packagearchive) 2.101.3 MBDownload
PIXMA MX525 Scanner Driver (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/10.7/10.6)19.1.0a27 MBDownload
PIXMA MX525 CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)11.7.1.015 MBDownload
PIXMA MX525 Mini Master Setup (OS X 10.6/10.7/10.8)1.057 MBDownload
PIXMA MX525 CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.6)11.7.1.016 MBDownload
ICA Driver (OS X 10.6)3.3.43.5 MBDownload
ICA Driver (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.0.02.4 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/Mac OS X 10.7)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/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
Speed Dial Utility (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)1.6.0879 KBDownload
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
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (OS X 10.4/10.5/10.6)4.1.6102 MBDownload
Setup Manual For MacCA.1.003 MBDownload
Setup Manual For WindowsCA.1.003.8 MBDownload
PIXMA MX525 (PDF) User Manual (Mac)1.011 MBDownload
Troubleshooting Manual For MacCA.1.001.3 MBDownload
Troubleshooting Manual For WindowsCA.1.001.3 MBDownload
Printing and Copying Manual For MacCA.1.002.5 MBDownload
Printing and Copying Manual For WindowsCA.1.003.4 MBDownload
Scanning Manual For MacCA.1.004.4 MBDownload
Scanning Manual For WindowsCA.1.003.4 MBDownload
PIXMA MX525 (PDF) User Manual (Windows)1.112 MBDownload
Fax Manual For MacCA.1.001.3 MBDownload
Fax Manual For WindowsCA.1.001.3 MBDownload
Guide for Quick Menu (Mac)V2.61.1 MBDownload
Guide for Quick Menu (Windows)V2.61.1 MBDownload
Guide for My Image Garden (Mac)V3.211 MBDownload
Guide for My Image Garden (Windows)V3.211 MBDownload
PIXMA MX525 Getting Started GuideV13.2 MBDownload
PIXMA MX525 Setup GuideV1504 KBDownload
Setup Guide for Fax ReceptionV11.4 MBDownload
ScanGear MP for Linux (Operation guide)2.10469 KBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (Operation guide)3.9074 KBDownload

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Canon PIXMA MX525 Printer Driver & Manual Installation for Windows, Mac and Linux

In this case, there is access to Download the driver of Canon PIXMA MX525 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.