Canon PIXMA MX850 Driver Download and Manual Installation

Canon PIXMA MX850 Driver Download and Manual Installation For Windows, Mac, Linux – Many people will surely notice the PIXMA MX850 as the unique version of MX860 and MX870. That is because, in term of shape, size, and design, this printer is considered unique. That is because of the curvy part that you can find on the top part of this printer. However, that part is one thing that sometimes attracts some people to buy this printer.

Other than the overall looking design of this printer, actually there is nothing else that you can find. However, if you are curious about its overall performance, of course, you will be able to get the nice performance from this Canon MX850. That is because this printer is manufactured by Canon as one of the biggest printer manufacturers in the world.

The printing speed of this printer is very fast. You can even get about 31 pages in a minute if you print your documents using this printer. The printing quality is something that you should not ask anymore. You can get the bold text printing and sharp color printing from this printer. For the price, you can make sure that Canon PIXMA MX850 printer is still considered affordable. Even though some people think the price is expensive, but that is not that expensive.

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Canon PIXMA MX850 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 (10.3/10.4/10.5/10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10/10.11) / Linux

Canon PIXMA MX850 Specification

PIXMA MX850
Resolution 9,600(horizontal) x 2,400(vertical)
Print head/ink
Type Permanent
Ink droplet size 1pl
Ink CLI-8 BK(Dye)、PGI-5 BK(Pigment)、CLI-8 Y/M/C(Dye)
Ink Capacity Standard (approx figure)
Color chart 5BK: 505 sheets/ 8Y: 710 sheets/ 8M: 665 sheets/ 8C: 890 sheets/ 8-BK: 5025 sheets
Photo 8BK: 1,715 sheets/ 8Y: 340 sheets/ 8M: 301 sheets/ 8C: 465 sheets/ 8-BK: 4195 sheets
Print Speed
Bk text (Plain paper/New pattern) 31ppm (A4 Fast Mode)
Color (Plain paper/New pattern) 24ppm (A4 Fast Mode)
Photo (8″x10″) Standard: approx 38 sec
Photo (4″x6″, borderless) Standard: approx 21 sec
Printable Area
Borderless sheets A4/ Letter/ 5″x7″/ 4″x6″/ Credit Card
Paper Size (Cut paper) A4/ Letter/ Legal/ A5/ B5/ Envelop (DL, COM10)/ 4″x6″/ 4″x8″/ 5″x7″/ Credit Card
Paper Tray (Plain paper) Approx 150 sheets (13mm)
ASF (Plain paper) Approx 150 sheets (13mm)
Manual disc tray (DVD/CD) 1 piece
Auto document feeder paper size
Single-side Legal size
Double-side A4 / Letter
Scan
Max resolution 4,800 x 9,600 dpi
Scanning element CIS
Scanning speed B & W Approx 7sec (A4/300dpi)
Color Approx 10 sec (A4/300dpi)
Compatibility TWAIN,WIA (For Windows® XP only)
Copy
Resolution B & W 600 x 600 dpi
Color 1,200 x 1,200 dpi
Speed B & W 31 ppm (A4 Fast Mode)
Color 24 ppm (A4 Fast Mode)
Scan quantity 1 – 99 sheets
Others Special copying (Duplex copying*, 4-in-1, 2-in-1, Photo sticker (x2, x4, x9, x16, ), Borderless printing, Image) Photo copying
* plain paper only
Fax
Type Super G3 Fax
Modem Speed 33.6kbps
Transmission Speed B & W Approx. 3 sec
Color Approx. 1 min
Fax Imaging Process System UHQ
Fax Memory 250 sheets (Send / Receive)
Automatic Dialing One touch dials 8
Coded speed dials 100
Group dials 10
Interface USB 2.0 hi-speed, BU-30 bluetooth unit (optional)
Dimensions 508 x 483 x 260mm (W x D x H, excluding paper tray)
Weight 13.9 kg
Power AC120-240V 50/60Hz
Consumption Standby: approx. 5.5W
Off: approx. 1.4W
Copying: approx. 21W

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Canon PIXMA MX850 Driver & Software Installations

First Method: Installing the Canon PIXMA MX850 Driver by Downloading the Application

There are many ways or method of installing the Canon PIXMA MX850. 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 MX850. 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 MX850.
  2. You do not need to connect the Canon MX850 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 MX850 and then install the driver after the download completes.
  4. When the download and installation finishes, you can start to connect your Canon MX850 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 MX850 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 MX850 is ready to use.

Second Method: Installing the Canon PIXMA MX850 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 MX850 and it can be downloaded for free.
  2. You also need the USB cable of Canon PIXMA MX850 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 MX850 are turned on.
  2. After that, you connect PIXMA MX850 to the PC using the provided cable.
  3. You should extract the software or driver of Canon MX850 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 MX850 is ready and you can start to use it.

Third Method: Installing the Driver of Canon PIXMA MX850 with the Provided CD (Automatic Wizard)

The third method of installing the Canon PIXMA MX850 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 MX850 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 MX850 driver.

  1. The first thing to do is to turn on the computer and the Canon PIXMA MX850.
  2. You do not need to plug in the USB cable of Canon MX850 because this will be needed later.
  3. Then, you need to insert the driver of PIXMA MX850 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 MX850 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 MX850 is detected by the application. When it is connected, you can continue the setup and instructions.
  6. When the processes have finished, your Canon MX850 will be ready to use.

How to Install Canon PIXMA MX850 Printer Driver on MacOS

How to install driver of Canon PIXMA MX850 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 MX850 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 MX850) 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 MX850 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 MX850 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 MX850 printer driver your wish to uninstall. Find a minus sign under it.
  7. Click the minus sign.

PIXMA MX850 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 MX850.

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 MX850.

If the connection still fails, please contact the manufacturer.

PIXMA MX850-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.

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If you have a printer Canon PIXMA MX850, 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 MX850 series MP Driver (Windows 8.1 x64/8 x64/7 x64/Vista x64)1.0128 MBDownload
PIXMA MX850 series MP Driver (Windows 8.1/8/7/Vista/XP/2000)1.0127 MBDownload
PIXMA MX850 series CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.5/10.6)10.84.2.015 MBDownload
PIXMA MX850 series Mini Master Setup (Windows 8.1 x64/8 x64/7 x64/Vista64)1.0245 MBDownload
PIXMA MX850 series CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.7/10.8/10.9)10.84.2.014 MBDownload
PIXMA MX850 series Mini Master Setup (Windows 8.1/8/7/Vista/XP/2000)1.0245 MBDownload
PIXMA MX850 series Scanner Driver (OS X 10.5/10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9)13.12.2a11 MBDownload
ICA Driver (OS X 10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9)3.1.08.5 MBDownload
MP Drivers for Network For Mac OS X 10.61.029 MBDownload
MP Drivers (Windows 7/Vista/XP/64bit)1.0128 MBDownload
Printer Driver for (OSX 10.3/10.4/10.5)7.1.16.7 MBDownload
MP Drivers (Win/Vista/XP/x64-Bit)1.0028 MBDownload
Canon Inkjet Printer Driver Add-On Module for (Windows 7 (64/32-bit)230 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 XP x64)1.7.015 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
Canon IJ Network Tool (OS X 10.11 /10.10 /10.9 /10.8 /10.7)4.7.05.6 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (Windows XP x64)4.7.058 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 (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
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 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
Canon IJ Network Tool (OS X 10.11 /10.10 /10.9 /10.8 /10.7)4.6.15.6 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (OS X 10.11 /10.10 /10.9 /10.8 /10.7)4.6.0102 MBDownload
IJ Network Driver Network Tool (Windows 8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP/2000)2.5.71.9 MBDownload
MP Navigator EX (Windows 8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP/2000)1.1445 MBDownload
Easy-WebPrint EX (Windows XP x64)1.6.015 MBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X 10.6)3.1.0298 MBDownload
Canon IJ Network Tool for Intel Mac (OS X 10.5/10.6)4.4.15.3 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (Windows XP x64)4.5.058 MBDownload
MP Navigator EX 1.1 Opener (OS X 10.7/10.8/10.9)1.0.0a2.1 MBDownload
MP Navigator EX (OS X 10.7/10.8/10.9)1.1.321 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)1.1.221 MBDownload
MP Navigator EX 1.1 Opener (OS X 10.6)1.0.0223 KBDownload
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 For (Windows 8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP/2000/Me)1.4.1329 KBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X 10.5) 1.0.0289 MBDownload
My Printer (Windows 2000)2.9.52.7 MBDownload
Canon IJ Network Tool for Power PC (OS X 10.4/10.5)3.2.04.8 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (Windows 2000)3.2.043 MBDownload
Mac OS X Canon IJ Network Setup Tool For (Mac OS X 10.3/10.4/10.5/10.6)2.7.03.2 MBDownload
PIXMA MX850 series User Manual (Windows)1.1014 MBDownload
PIXMA MX850 series User Manual (Mac)1.10a50 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

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Canon PIXMA MX850 Driver Download and Manual Installation for Windows, Mac, Linux

In this case, there is access to Download the driver of Canon PIXMA MX850 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.