Canon PIXMA MP480 Drivers and Installation Download

Canon MP480 All-in-One Photo Printer

The world nowadays is very crowded, especially for the office worker. For an office worker, life is not more than a target and a task. In order to do all the task according to the target, you need some creative and multifunction helper. Then, Canon PIXMA MP480 is very right for those who need a multifunction helper by their side.

As the previous paragraph says, this printer is known as a multifunction printer, or it can be called as a three-in-one printer. What does it mean? It means that this printer is not only used for printing, but you can also use it for copying and scanning. Canon PIXMA MP480 is known for the printing speed that is around 20 ppm for black and white color printing and 16 ppm for full-color printing. You can also scan a document with the resolution about 4800 x 2400 dpi. The copier is also at the same speed as the printer.

Canon PIXMA MP480 is created with greatness. This printer is known as one of the best printer ever created by Canon. Then, if you need a multifunction helper, this printer is available to buy in the electronic store in your city. You do not need to worry because this printer is the best in its class.

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Canon PIXMA MP480 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 (10.2/10.3/10.4/10.5/10.6/10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10/10.11)

Canon PIXMA MP480 Specification

Printer
Printing Technology Canon Bubblejet with Full-Photolithography Inkjet Nozzle Engineering (FINE)
Maximum Resolution 4800 x 1200dpi
Minimum Ink Droplet Size 2 picoliter
Ink Type ChromaLife100 ink
Ink Palette CMYK
Ink Cartridge Configuration 1 x Black Cartridge PG-210 1 x Tri-Color Cartridge CL-211
Print Speed Black Text: Up to 20ppm
Color Text: Up to 16ppm
4 x 6″ Color Photo: 45 seconds
Input Buffer Not Specified by Manufacturer
Printer Duty Cycle Not Specified by Manufacturer
Print Archival Life Up to 100 Years
Scanner
Image Sensor Tri-color Linear Contact Image Sensor (CIS)
Optical Resolution 1200 x 2400dpi
Interpolated Resolution 19,200 x 19,200dpi
Color Depth 48-bit internal / 24-bit external
Dynamic Range Not Specified by Manufacturer
Light Source RGB LEDs
Reflective Scan Area 8.5 x 11.7″
Transparency Scan Area No
Fax
Modem Speed Not Applicable
Transmission Speed Not Applicable
Transmission/Reception Memory Not Applicable
Fax Resolution Not Applicable
Dialing Options Not Applicable
Receiver Options Not Applicable
Copier
Copy Speed Black: 20cpm
Color: 16cpm
Copy Resolution 600 x 600dpi
Reduction/Enlargement 25 – 400%, Fit-to-page
Copy Features AE Copy, Borderless, Fit-to-Page, Frame Erase Copy, Multiple Copy (1-99 pages)
Paper Handling
Maximum Paper Width 8.5″
Maximum Printable Area 8.5 x 14″ with border
(8.5 x 11″ borderless)
Paper Sizes Letter, Legal, Credit Card (2.13 x 3.39″), 4 x 6″, 4 x 8″, 5 x 7″, 8 x 10″, U.S. #10 Envelopes
Borderless Photo Sizes 4 x 6″, 4 x 8″, 5 x 7″, 8 x 10″, Letter (8.5 x 11″)
Paper Types Plain paper, High-Resolution Paper, Matte Photo Paper, Photo Paper Plus Glossy, Photo Paper Pro, Transparencies
Maximum Paper Thickness 105 gsm
Paper Capacity 100 Sheets
Special Media Support No
Connectivity
Computer Interface USB 2.0 High Speed
Compatible Memory Cards CompactFlash (Type I & II), Microdrive
Secure Digital (SD/SDHC), MultiMediaCard (MMC)
Memory Stick PRO, Memory Stick PRO Duo
xD-Picture Card (Standard, Type H, Type M)
Direct Print Capable Yes (PictBridge)
Network Capable No
PostScript Support No
System & Software Requirements Windows System

• 300MHz Pentium II Processor

• Windows 2000, XP, Vista

• 128MB RAM

• 800MB Hard Disk Space

• USB Port

• CD-ROM Drive

• XGA Video Display (1024×768)

• Microsoft Internet Explorer

Macintosh System

• PowerPC or Intel Processor

• Macintosh OS X (10.3.9 or later)

• 128MB RAM

• 700MB Hard Disk Space

• USB Port

• CD-ROM Drive

• Video Display

• Apple Safari

Physical
Status Display Indicator LEDs and Color LCD Display
Image Preview Display 1.8″ Color LCD Display
Front Panel Controls Power, Color Copy, Black Copy, Fit-to-Page, Paper, Stop/Reset, 4-way controller, OK
Power Requirements 100-240VAC; 50-60Hz
Dimensions (WxHxD) 17.5 x 13.1 x 9.0″ (44.5 x 33.3 x 22.9cm)
Weight 12.5 lbs (5.7kg)

Software & Driver Installation For Canon PIXMA MP480

Method 1: Canon PIXMA MP480 Installation Steps by Steps Using Free Download

This time, without CD installation or automatic wizard, will be used for the installation of Canon PIXMA MP480.

Follow the instruction below:

  1. Ensure that you have software file or driver setup of Canon PIXMA MP480. In case you don’t have, the link below is for anyone who needs the software file.
  2. USB cable is necessary, thus you can connect your computer and the printer. USB cable usually comes with the printer package.

After you are done with the preparations for the installation of Canon PIXMA MP480 using Setup File, below mentioned is what to do with the installation.

  1. Switch ON Canon PIXMA MP480 and your computer.
  2. Before it’s instructed, don’t connect the USB cable of PIXMA MP460.
  3. Canon MP460 driver setup should be downloaded, thus you can start the installation.
  4. Anytime driver setup installation is done, connect PIXMA MP460 USB cable. The wizard, then, will detect the USB cable. Once the USB cable is detected, you will be led to the installation instructions of Canon PIXMA MP480.
  5. You only need to follow the installation steps-by-steps.
  6. Anytime the installation is complete, Canon PIXMA MP480 is ready to use.

Method 2: Manual Setting Up Of Canon PIXMA MP480 Drivers

Considering this approach or method for the installation, find Add A Printer selection you get from the inbuilt feature for Windows.

Prepare:

  1. Canon PIXMA MP480 Driver Setup file or Software. Don’t have the Driver Setup file, find them through the link that is available.
  2. Canon PIXMA MP480 USB cable is necessary

The Installation Steps-by-Steps:

  1. Switch ON your devices, both Canon PIXMA MP480 and your computer.
  2. Pair the Canon PIXMA MP480 USB cable and your computer.
  3. Setup file of Canon PIXMA MP480 should be extracted which file you can find through TEMP folder.
  4. Hit start, then Control Panel, and locate View Devices & Printer when it comes to Windows 7 and Vista. Hit Fax & Printers for XP users.
  5. Locate Add a Printer.
  6. Finish with it, provide the path for the extracted setup file.
  7. Follow the installation instructions from the wizard.
  8. The installation of Canon PIXMA MP480 is complete, and the printer is now can be used.

Method 3: Canon PIXMA MP480 Installation Driver Free Download

Using software CD or Automatic Wizard for the installation of Canon PIXMA MP480

Ensure that you prepare:

  1. Your computer should have installed DVD/CD drive.
  2. Grab Canon PIXMA MP480 Driver CD or Software Disk that you get from the printer package.
  3. Another thing that you need is USB cable that is used to connect your computer and printer. This one also becomes one package with the printer.

For the installation process of Canon PIXMA MP480 using CD Drive, follow the below mentioned.

  1. Switch ON the devices which are needed for the installation process of Canon PIXMA MP480, such as, the printer itself and your computer.
  2. Only when it is suggested, don’t connect the Canon MP460 to your computer.
  3. Get the CD disk of your PIXMA MP460 to your computer DVD/CD drive. When the instructions for the installation pop up, follow them.
  4. Connect Canon MP460 USB cable to your computer anytime the setup wizard instructs you.
  5. It sometimes takes until PIXMA MP460 USB cable gets detected. Afterward, the instructions for the installation process will appear to complete the installation.
  6. Canon PIXMA MP480 is now ready for you to use when the installation is complete.

How to Install Canon PIXMA MP480 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 MP480) 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 MP480 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 MP480 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 MP480 printer driver your wish to uninstall. Find a minus sign under it.
  7. Click the minus sign.

PIXMA MP460 Wireless Connection Setup

(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 MP460.

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 MP460.

If the connection still fails, please contact the manufacturer.

PIXMA MP460-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.com will 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 MP480 series MP Driver (Windows 8.1/8/7/Vista/XP/2000)1.0224 MBDownload
PIXMA MP480 series MP Driver (Windows 8.1 x64/8 x64/7 x64/Vista64)1.0225 MBDownload
PIXMA MP480 MP Drivers for Windows XP 64bit1.0213 MBDownload
Canon Inkjet Printer Driver Add-On Module (Windows 7/7 x64)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 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 (32-bit)3.3.1293 MBDownload
Easy-WebPrint EX (Windows XP x64)1.7.015 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (Windows XP x64)4.7.058 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
MP Navigator EX (Windows 8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP/2000)2.0546 MBDownload
PIXMA MP480 series CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.5/10.6)11.7.1.017 MBDownload
PIXMA MP480 series CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10)11.7.1.016 MBDownload
PIXMA MP480 series Scanner Driver (OS X 10.5/10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10)14.11.4a11 MBDownload
ICA Driver (OS X 10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.0.07.1 MBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/Mac OS X 10.8)3.5.0300 MBDownload
ICA Driver (OS X 10.6)3.3.48.6 MBDownload
MP Navigator EX (OS X 10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)2.0.730 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.6.0102 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.7.0102 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (Windows XP x64)4.5.058 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)2.0444 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (Windows 2000)3.2.043 MBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X 10.7)3.2.0299 MBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X 10.6)3.1.0298 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
MP Navigator EX 2.0 Opener (OS X 10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10)1.0.0a2.1 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 10.2/10.3/10.4/10.5/10.6)2.0.630 MBDownload
MP Navigator EX 2.0 Opener (OS X 10.6)1.0.0224 KBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X 10.5)1.0.0289 MBDownload
PIXMA MP480 series User Manual (Windows)1.0013 MBDownload
PIXMA MP480 series User Manual (Mac)1.10a45 MBDownload
Guide for My Image Garden (Mac)V3.211 MBDownload
Guide for My Image Garden (Windows)V3.211 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 MP480 Drivers and Installation Download For Windows, macOS

You do not have to go into another website ever since you will get the driver of Canon PIXMA MP480 since you can download them on our site Canon Printer Support that provides the download link for both software and driver of canon series from the Official site. You need only to hit the download link below and then follow the instructions manually. User manual can be downloaded as well, thus you effortlessly can finish the installation process.

Canon PIXMA MP480 Printer Driver