Canon PIXMA MX490 Driver Download and Manual Setup

Canon PIXMA MX490 Driver Download and Manual Setup For Windows, Mac, Linux – PIXMA MX490 is a multifunction printer aimed for office and personal home printer. With this printer, you can have four machines in just this one compact printer, a very good deal considering its cheap price. The speed of this printer is not bad too, for a borderless photo print with the size of 4 x 6 inch, Pixma MX490 can finish it in approximately 70 seconds. Not bad for an office printer. Although professionals who work mainly with photo and images might find the result is not up to their standard.

Canon MX490 maximum resolution for color print is 4800 x 1200 dpi, and for black print is 600×600 dpi. You can produce sharp document text and also good images with this printer. The ADF feature of this printer can hold up to 20 sheets of paper, while the input and output tray can hold up to 100 sheets of papers.

Some of the best features of this Canon PIXMA MX490 is AirPrint which you can use to print your files with wireless connection and from the various device, Borderless Printing, Full HD Movie Print, Special Filters, Document Printing, and also Google Cloud Print. With the Quiet Mode, you can choose to reduce the noise that the printer makes.

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Canon PIXMA MX490 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 (10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10/10.11) / Linux

Canon PIXMA MX490 Specification

Printing Technology Color Inkjet with FINE technology
Maximum Resolution Black: up to 600 x 600dpi
Color: up to 4800 x 1200dpi
Print Speed 4 x 6″ borderless photo: approx. 43 sec
ESAT Black: Approx. 8.4ipm
ESAT Color: Approx. 4.8ipm
Depth Not Specified by Manufacturer
Minimum Ink Droplet Size 2 picoliters
Ink Type ChromaLife 100+
CL-211 Color Cartridge
PG-210 Black Cartridge
CL-211XL-Extra Large Color Cartridge
PG-211XL-Extra Large Black Cartridge
Ink Palette CMYK
Ink Cartridge Configuration 1 x black
1 x color
Printer Duty Cycle Not Specified by Manufacturer
Print Archival Life 300 Years
Printer Language Not Specified by Manufacturer
Scanner
Scanner Type Flatbed
Image Sensor Contact Image Sensor (CIS)
Optical Resolution Max: 1200 x 2400dpi
Interpolated Resolution Interpolated: 19,000 x 19,000dpi
Color Depth 48-bit internal/24-bit external
Reflective Scan Area 8.5 x 11.7″
Scan Modes AE (Auto Exposure/Intensity) Copy, Borderless, Fit-to-Page, Frame Erase Copy, Intensity, Multiple Copy (1-99 pages)
Copier
Copy Speed Color: Approx. 37 seconds
Copy Resolution Not Specified by Manufacturer
Reduction/Enlargement 25 – 400%
Copy Features AE (Auto Exposure/Intensity) Copy, Borderless, Fit-to-Page, Frame Erase Copy, Intensity, Multiple Copy (1-99 pages)
Paper Handling
Maximum Paper Width 10″
Maximum Printable Area 8 x 10″
Paper Sizes 4 x 6″, 5 x 7″, 8 x 10″, Letter, Legal, U.S. #10 envelopes
Borderless Photo Sizes 4 x 6″ up to 8 x 10″
Paper Types Photo Paper Pro Platinum, Photo Paper Pro II, Photo Paper Plus Glossy II, Photo Paper Plus Semi-gloss, Photo Paper Glossy and Matte Photo Paper
Maximum Paper Thickness Not Specified by Manufacturer
Special Media Support Greeting Cards and Photo Stickers
Connectivity
Computer Interface USB 2.0
Compatible Memory Cards SD Memory Card, SDHC, MultiMediaCard (v4.1), MultiMediaCard Plus (v4.1), CompactFlash Card, Microdrive, Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO; Memory Stick Duo and Memory Stick PRO Duo
The following can be used with the addition of a special adapter sold separately: miniSD Card, miniSDHC, microSD Card, microSDHC, RS-MMC (v4.1), Memory Stick Micro, xD-Picture Card, xD-Picture Card (Type M), and xD-Picture Card (Type H).
Direct Print Capable Yes
Network Capable No
PostScript Support No
System & Software Requirements System requirements vary by application.
Compatible Operating Systems Windows® Vista, Windows XP/2000 and Mac OS® X v10.3.9 to v10.5.x7. Compatible with Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 in Windows Vista or XP (not included on installation CD)
Physical
Status Display No
Image Preview Display 1.8″ LCD
Software Included: Setup Software & User’s Guide CD-ROM, MP490 Printer Driver, Easy-Photo Print EX, MP Navigator EX, Solution Menu, EasyWeb-Print (Windows only)
Power Requirements 110VAC 50/60Hz
Dimensions (WxDxH) 17.5 x 13.1 x 6.1″ (444.5 x 332.74 x 154.94mm)
Weight 13 lb (5.85 kg)

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Software & Driver Installation For Canon PIXMA MX490

Method 1: Canon PIXMA MX490 Installation Steps by Steps Using Free Download

This time, without CD installation or automatic wizard, will be used for the installation of Canon PIXMA MX490.

Follow the instruction below:

  1. Ensure that you have software file or driver setup of Canon PIXMA MX490. 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 MX490 using Setup File, below mentioned is what to do with the installation.

  1. Switch ON Canon PIXMA MX490 and your computer.
  2. Before it’s instructed, don’t connect the USB cable of PIXMA MX490.
  3. Canon MX490 driver setup should be downloaded, thus you can start the installation.
  4. Anytime driver setup installation is done, connect PIXMA MX490 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 MX490.
  5. You only need to follow the installation steps-by-steps.
  6. Anytime the installation is complete, Canon PIXMA MX490 is ready to use.

Method 2: Manual Setting Up Of Canon PIXMA MX490 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 MX490 Driver Setup file or Software. Don’t have the Driver Setup file, find them through the link that is available.
  2. Canon PIXMA MX490 USB cable is necessary

The Installation Steps-by-Steps:

  1. Switch ON your devices, both Canon PIXMA MX490 and your computer.
  2. Pair the Canon PIXMA MX490 USB cable and your computer.
  3. Setup file of Canon PIXMA MX490 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 MX490 is complete, and the printer is now can be used.

Method 3: Canon PIXMA MX490 Installation Driver Free Download

Using software CD or Automatic Wizard for the installation of Canon PIXMA MX490

Ensure that you prepare:

  1. Your computer should have installed DVD/CD drive.
  2. Grab Canon PIXMA MX490 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 MX490 using CD Drive, follow the below mentioned.

  1. Switch ON the devices which are needed for the installation process of Canon PIXMA MX490, such as, the printer itself and your computer.
  2. Only when it is suggested, don’t connect the Canon MX490 to your computer.
  3. Get the CD disk of your PIXMA MX490 to your computer DVD/CD drive. When the instructions for the installation pop up, follow them.
  4. Connect Canon MX490 USB cable to your computer anytime the setup wizard instructs you.
  5. It sometimes takes until PIXMA MX490 USB cable gets detected. Afterward, the instructions for the installation process will appear to complete the installation.
  6. Canon PIXMA MX490 is now ready for you to use when the installation is complete.

How to Install Canon PIXMA MX490 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 MX490) 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 MX490 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 MX490 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 MX490 printer driver your wish to uninstall. Find a minus sign under it.
  7. Click the minus sign.

PIXMA MX490 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 MX490.

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 MX490.

If the connection still fails, please contact the manufacturer.

PIXMA MX490-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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PIXMA MX490 series Full Driver & Software Package (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.150 MBDownload
PIXMA MX490 series XPS Printer Driver (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)5.8518 MBDownload
PIXMA MX490 series Full Driver & Software Package (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)1.316 MBDownload
PIXMA MX490 series MP Drivers (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)1.0232 MBDownload
PIXMA MX490 series CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)12.1.0.016 MBDownload
ICA Driver (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.1.31.7 MBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (debian Packagearchive)5.10515 KBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (rpm Packagearchive)5.10269 KBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (Source file)5.10395 KBDownload
ScanGear MP for Linux (debian Packagearchive) 3.10236 KBDownload
ScanGear MP for Linux (rpm Packagearchive) 3.10213 KBDownload
ScanGear MP for Linux (Source file)3.10204 KBDownload
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
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/XP)3.5.0294 MBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X v10.7)3.2.0299 MBDownload
My Image Garden (Windows XP)3.3.0293 MBDownload
IJ Scan Utility (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)2.1.621 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
Quick Menu (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)2.6.12.2 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
PIXMA MX490 series (PDF) User Manual (Windows)1.015 MBDownload
PIXMA MX490 series (PDF) User Manual (Mac)1.011 MBDownload
PIXMA MX490 series Getting Started Guide (software installation part)V13.4 MBDownload
PIXMA MX490 series Getting Started Guide (device setup part)V11.6 MBDownload
PIXMA MX490 series Getting Started Guide (device setup part)V11.6 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
ScanGear MP for Linux (Operation guide)3.1085 KBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (Operation guide)5.1072 KBDownload

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Canon PIXMA MX490 Driver Download and Manual Setup For Windows, Mac, Linux

You do not have to go into another website ever since you will get the driver of Canon PIXMA MX490 since you can download them on our site Canon Printer Support that provides the download link for both software & 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 MX490 Driver and Software Download