Canon PIXMA MX420 Software, Driver & Installation Manual

Canon PIXMA MX420 Software, Driver & Installation Manual For Windows, MacOS and LinuxPIXMA MX420 is a great choice if you are looking for a multifunction printer with the cheap prize. With the ADF feature that can hold up to 30 sheets of paper and a fold-in tray, makes this printer not only neat-looking from outside but also can be used with ease in your office. It has a wide control panel with buttons that shows what function it is for. This way you won’t be confusing to use this printer. Besides printing, PIXMA MX 420 can also be used as a scanner, copier machine plus send and receive a fax for your business purposes.

With Canon MX420 you can save your money from buying 4 machines with just this one printer. It has LCD screen on the control panel to view the status of your printer at the time. You can find 4 large buttons on the left side of the control panel, which is to copy, scan, card, and fax. On the center of the control panel there’s numeric pad for entering fax number and also other number uses.

Canon PIXMA MX 420 also has the latest technology which is wireless printing. This way, there is no need for more cables to connect to this printer and making this printer easy to set up everywhere.

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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)

Software & Driver Installation For Canon PIXMA MX420

Method 1: Canon PIXMA MX420 Installation Steps by Steps Using Free Download

This time, without CD installation or automatic wizard, will be used for the installation of Canon PIXMA MX420.

Follow the instruction below:

  1. Ensure that you have software file or driver setup of Canon PIXMA MX420. 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 MX420 using Setup File, below mentioned is what to do with the installation.

  1. Switch ON Canon PIXMA MX420 and your computer.
  2. Before it’s instructed, don’t connect the USB cable of PIXMA MX420.
  3. Canon MX420 driver setup should be downloaded, thus you can start the installation.
  4. Anytime driver setup installation is done, connect PIXMA MX420 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 MX420.
  5. You only need to follow the installation steps-by-steps.
  6. Anytime the installation is complete, Canon PIXMA MX420 is ready to use.

Method 2: Manual Setting Up Of Canon PIXMA MX420 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 MX420 Driver Setup file or Software. Don’t have the Driver Setup file, find them through the link that is available.
  2. Canon PIXMA MX420 USB cable is necessary

The Installation Steps-by-Steps:

  1. Switch ON your devices, both Canon PIXMA MX420 and your computer.
  2. Pair the Canon PIXMA MX420 USB cable and your computer.
  3. Setup file of Canon PIXMA MX420 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 MX420 is complete, and the printer is now can be used.

Method 3: Canon PIXMA MX420 Installation Driver Free Download

Using software CD or Automatic Wizard for the installation of Canon PIXMA MX420

Ensure that you prepare:

  1. Your computer should have installed DVD/CD drive.
  2. Grab Canon PIXMA MX420 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 MX420 using CD Drive, follow the below mentioned.

  1. Switch ON the devices which are needed for the installation process of Canon PIXMA MX420, such as, the printer itself and your computer.
  2. Only when it is suggested, don’t connect the Canon MX420 to your computer.
  3. Get the CD disk of your PIXMA MX420 to your computer DVD/CD drive. When the instructions for the installation pop up, follow them.
  4. Connect Canon MX420 USB cable to your computer anytime the setup wizard instructs you.
  5. It sometimes takes until PIXMA MX420 USB cable gets detected. Afterward, the instructions for the installation process will appear to complete the installation.
  6. Canon PIXMA MX420 is now ready for you to use when the installation is complete.

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

(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 surely have the official driver & software to install your printer. If you have none, then you will be glad to know that canonupdates.com 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 XPS Printer Driver (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)5.5622 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
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
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
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

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Canon PIXMA MX420 Software, Driver & Installation Manual For Windows, MacOS and Linux

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Canon PIXMA MX420 Driver & Software Download