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Canon PIXMA MP230

Inkjet Photo Printers

PIXMA MP230

Canon PIXMA MP230

Stylish and affordable All-In-One for intelligent web and document printing at home.

Stylish All-In-One offers high quality printing, scanning and copying. Easy-to-use software lets you take control of your web printing as well as organise and print photos.

  • All-In-One: Print, copy and scan
  • Simple setup and operation
  • Fast document & photo printing
  • Print more with optional high yield inks
  • Easy and efficient web printing
  • My Image Garden software
  • App for printing Facebook photos
PIXMA MP230
  • Convenient and easy to replace Convenient and easy to replace
  • Micro ink droplets for precise print Micro ink droplets for precise print
  • High resolution photo printing High resolution photo printing
  • High resolution scanning High resolution scanning
  • Facebook photo printing Facebook photo printing
  • One-stop creative software One-stop creative software
  • Smart web printing Smart web printing
  • Quality long lasting photos Quality long lasting photos

PIXMA MP230 Video

Be Creative

Bring memories back to life using software that will inspire creative ways to print.

Superior Quality

Unique printing and ink technologies in PIXMA printers give outstanding, high quality prints.

All-In-One convenience

Stylish All-In-One with the convenience of FINE cartridge system, perfect for everyday printing, copying and scanning. With A4 ISO ESAT speeds of 7.0ipm mono/4.8ipm colour there’s no need to wait long for documents to print. You can also create an A4 colour scan in approx. 14 seconds and A4 colour document copy in approx. 30 seconds.

FINE quality

The FINE print head with ink droplets as small as 2pl and a maximum resolution of 4800dpi ensure high quality prints with fine detail. The hybrid ink system with ChromaLife100+ ensures long lasting vivid colour images and crisp text.

Save money on ink

Print more for less with the cost-effective, high yield PG-512 and CL-513 cartridges. They provide significantly more prints than the standard equivalent, so there are longer periods between ink replacements, which is ideal if you print frequently.

My Image Garden

Experience the full creative potential of your PIXMA with this single toolbox for easy photo printing, scanning and access to online services. Its photo organising capabilities, including face recognition, enable you to discover long forgotten photos left on your PC and create attractive new designs for printing.

Print direct from Facebook

Create eye-catching reminders of your memorable times by printing photos directly from Facebook. In one simple operation, the Print Your Days app lets you print your, or your friends’, Facebook photos and create beautiful collages.

Capture movie moments

Full HD Movie Print lets you print quality photos from your movies shot on a Canon digital camera or camcorder. You can select individual frames or merge several frames into one to print, for amazing effects.

Smart web printing

It’s easy and efficient to print from the web with Easy-WebPrint EX. This Internet Explorer plug-in lets you clip sections from multiple web pages and combine them into one page, so you only print what you need.

Save energy

Auto Power Off automatically turns the printer off after a selected time allowing you to save energy. For your convenience Auto Power On will switch it back on when you start printing. Quick Start technology means the All-In-One is ready-to-go just seconds after being powered on.

Product Specification

GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS

Main Functions Print, Copy, Scan
Other Functions Quality photos
What's in the box All-In-One printer, 2 FINE cartridges, Power cord, Setup guide, Software and User’s manual CD

PRINTER SPECIFICATIONS

Print Resolution Up to 4800¹ x 1200 dpi
Print Engine Inkjet FINE print head technology
4-colour system with min. 2pl ink droplet size
2 FINE Cartridges with ChromaLife100+
Mono Document Print Speed ESAT: Approx. 7.0 ipm¹
Colour Document Print Speed ESAT: Approx. 4.8 ipm¹
Photo Print Speed Bordered 10x15cm : Approx. 40 seconds¹
Borderless Printing Not available
Two Sided Printing Manual operation
Other Print Features Fit-to-Page print, Scaled print, Multiple page per sheet print, Booklet print, Poster print, Collate¹

INK AND PAGE YIELD

Standard Ink Cartridges 2 FINE Cartridges
PG-510 (Black)
CL-511 (Colour)
Optional Ink Cartridges High yield XL Cartridges
PG-512 (Black)
CL-513 (Colour)
Ink Tank Life - Document Printing A4 Colour Document¹
Black: 220 pages
Black XL: 401 pages
Colour: 244 pages
Colour XL: 349 pages
Ink Tank Life - Photo Printing 10x15cm photo¹
Black: 1550* photos
Black XL: 3365* photos
Colour: 82 photos
Colour XL: 123 photos
* Estimated supplemental yield

PAPER SUPPORT

Paper Types 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 Rear Tray: 100 sheets (max)
Paper Sizes A4, A5, B5, 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)

SCANNER SPECIFICATIONS

Scanner Type Flatbed, CIS colour scanner
Scanner Resolution - Optical Up to 600 x 1200 dpi¹
A4 Scan Speed Approx. 14 seconds¹
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 A4/LTR (216x297mm)
Text Recognition - OCR Yes (My Image Garden software)
Scan Methods & Enhancements Document Scan (PDF, Compact PDF, JPEG, TIFF, PNG), Photo Scan (JPEG, TIFF, PNG), Auto Scan Mode, PDF file creation with optional password security, Text recognition (OCR), Scan and Stitch, Scan to Cloud, Scan to e-mail

COPIER SPECIFICATIONS

Copy Speed Colour Document sFCOT: Approx. 30 seconds¹
sESAT: Approx. 1.8 ipm¹
Multiple Copy max. 20 copies
Copy functions & enhancements Document copying (colour or mono)

INTERFACE

Display Type & Size No display
Interface Type - PC / Mac Hi-Speed USB (B Port)

SOFTWARE

Included Software MP Driver including Scanning Utility
My Image Garden
Full HD Movie Print¹
Quick Menu
Easy-WebPrint EX (download)²
Supported Operating Systems Windows 8 (32 and 64bit)
Windows 7 (32 and 64bit)
Windows Vista (32 and 64bit)
Windows XP (32bit)
Mac OS X 10.5.8 - 10.8
Windows System Requirements Windows 7: 1GHz or faster CPU, 1GB RAM (32bit) / 2GB RAM (64bit)
Windows Vista SP1 or SP2: 1GHz or faster CPU, 512MB RAM
Windows XP SP3: 300MHz or faster CPU, 128MB RAM
Browser: Internet Explorer 6 or higher
CD-ROM Drive
Display: 800 x 600 or better
Mac System Requirements Mac OS X v10.7: Intel Core2Duo (or higher) CPU, 1GB RAM
Mac OS X v10.6: Intel CPU, 1GB RAM
Mac OS X v10.5.8: Intel CPU, 512MB RAM
Browser: Safari 3 or higher
CD-ROM Drive
Display: XGA 1024 x 768 or better

PHYSICAL FEATURES

Weight Approx. 5.3 kg
Dimensions (W x D x H) 444 x 329 x 153mm
Acoustic Noise Levels Approx. 44.7 dB¹
Operating Temperature 5-35°C
Operating Humidity 10-90%RH (no dew condensation)
Power Source AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz
Power Consumption Standby: Approx. 0.6 W (scanning lamp off)
Off: Approx. 0.4 W
Copying: Approx. 10 W¹
Print Resolution ¹ Ink droplets can be placed with a minimum pitch of 1/4800 inch
Mono Document Print Speed ¹ Document print speed on plain paper is measured based on average of ESAT in Office Category Test of ISO/IEC 24734 standard.
Colour Document Print Speed ¹ Document print speed on plain paper is measured based on average of ESAT in Office Category Test of ISO/IEC 24734 standard.
Photo Print Speed ¹ Photo print speed is based on default driver setting using ISO/JIS-SCID N2 standard on Canon Photo Paper Plus Glossy II and does not take into account data processing time on host computer.
Other Print Features ¹ Some features available in Windows driver only.
Ink Tank Life - Document Printing ¹ Declared yield value in accordance with ISO/IEC 24711 standard. Values obtained by continuous printing.
Ink Tank Life - Photo Printing ¹ Declared yield value in accordance with ISO/IEC 29102. Values obtained by continuous printing.
Scanner Resolution - Optical ¹ Optical resolution is a measure of maximum hardware sampling resolution based on ISO 14473 standard. When scanning in high resolution, the scan size is restricted (maximum optical resolution for A4 scan is 600dpi).
A4 Scan Speed ¹ Colour document scan speed is measured with ISO/IEC 24735 Annex C Test Chart A. Scan speed indicates the time measured between pressing the scan button of the scanner driver and the on-screen status display turns off.
Copy Speed Colour Document ¹ Colour document copy speed is measured based on average of sFCOT and sESAT in Performance Test of ISO/IEC 29183 standard.
Included Software ¹ Full HD Movie Print is available for MOV and MP4 movie files created by select Canon digital cameras and camcorders. Requires installation of software bundled with Canon video or digital camera, from which the movie was captured. MOV files require: ZoomBrowser EX / ImageBrowser (version 6.5 or later), MP4 files require: ImageBrowser EX (version 1.0 or later).
² Easy-WebPrint EX requires Internet Explorer 7 or later
Acoustic Noise Levels ¹ When printing ISO/JIS-SCID N2 pattern on 10x15cm Photo Paper Plus Glossy II using default settings.
Power Consumption ¹ When copying ISO/JIS-SCID N2 (printed by inkjet printer) on A4 size plain paper using default settings.
  • All specifications subject to change without notice.
  • Print speed may vary depending on system configuration, interface, software, document complexity, print mode, page coverage, type of paper used etc.
  • Ink yield may vary depending on texts/photos printed, applications software used, print mode and type of paper used. For yield information see www.canon-europe.com/ink/yield
  • Scan speed may vary depending on system configuration, interface, software, scan mode settings and document size etc.
  • Copy speed may vary depending on document complexity, copy mode, page coverage, type of paper used etc. and does not take into account warming up time.
  • All brand and product names are trademarks of their respective companies.
  • Microsoft, Windows and the Windows logo are trademarks, or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
  • For more information on ChromaLife100+ please visit www.canon-europe.com/chromalife100

Accessories & Supplies

Standard Inks

Thanks to Canon’s unique print head technology (FINE), every PIXMA is able to print amazing quality documents and photos with speed. Genuine Canon inks guarantee maximum quality, long lasting prints and reliability of your printer.

PG-510

Black FINE Cartridge
This pigment black ink is used for printing documents on plain paper and ensures crisp, sharp text with great longevity. The 9ml cartridge allows you to print up to 220 pages of A4 documents.

CL-511

Colour FINE Cartridge
This colour cartridge contains Cyan, Magenta and Yellow inks and is used for printing colour documents and photos. Combined with Canon photo paper it protects your photos from fading with ChromaLife100+ system. The 9ml cartridge allows you to print up to 244 pages of A4 documents.

XL Inks

With Canon genuine high yield XL inks you can print more for less without compromising on quality. The PIXMA XL Inks provide significantly more prints than their standard equivalents ensuring longer periods between ink replacements – ideal if you print a lot.

PG-512

Black XL FINE Cartridge
This high yield black ink provides more prints than the standard equivalent. The pigment black ink is used for printing documents and ensures crisp, sharp text with great longevity. The 15ml black ink cartridge allows you to print up to 401 pages of A4 documents.

CL-513

Colour XL FINE Cartridge
This high yield colour ink provides more prints than the standard equivalent. The tri-colour ink tank with ChromaLife100+ system is used for printing colour documents and photos. This 13ml colour ink cartridge allows you to print up to 349 pages of A4 documents.

Value packs

Canon ink value packs offer you convenience and savings. Twin and Triple Packs, contain two or three of the same inks while Multipacks contain two or more different inks for the same printer. Perfect for users who frequently print and medium to high-volume printing environments.

PG-510/CL-511 Multipack

Black and Colour FINE Cartridge
This multipack contains one 9ml black and one 9ml colour cartridge and provides you with the full set of inks for your printer offering convenience and savings.

PG-512 Twin Pack

Black XL FINE Cartridges
The pigment black ink is used for printing documents on plain paper and ensures crisp, sharp text with great longevity. The Twin Pack contains two 15ml ink tanks and each allows you to print up to 401 pages of A4 documents.

Photo Papers

PT-101

Photo Paper Pro Platinum
Professional studio finish photo paper offering outstanding quality and fade resistance. With wide colour reproduction, this glossy heavyweight paper extends the creative potential of photographers.

LU-101

Photo Paper Pro Luster
Achieve vivid colour and stunning monochrome photographic printing with Photo Paper Pro Luster, a professional photo paper with lustre texture for a traditional photolab look which you can create at home.

PP-201

Photo Paper Plus Glossy II
Canon’s Photo Paper Plus Glossy II is the perfect photo paper for superior quality output with a glossy finish. It provides the perfect finish for digital photographs and all your reprints.

SG-201

Photo Paper Plus Semi-gloss
Canon’s Photo Paper Plus Semi-gloss, is a satin finish paper with the texture of real photographic paper. This high quality paper produces brilliant photographs with reduced glossiness for a softer finish.

GP-501

Glossy Photo Paper “Everyday Use”
Glossy photo paper for printing everyday photographs and reprints with photo-lab quality. "Everyday Use" photo paper provides economical way to produce your holiday photos with glossy finish at home.

MP-101

Matte Photo Paper
Matte Photo Paper produces high quality photographs, graphics and text with a matte finish. Also suitable for more creative uses, such as greetings cards, displays and paper craft.

HR-101N

High Resolution Paper
Professional This coated paper is designed to produce brilliant colours and sharp, vivid images. Ideal for printing high quality documents, spread sheets and presentations containing photos and graphics.

TR-301

T-Shirt Transfer material
Customise your t-shirts, jerseys, cushion covers and more with photos, graphics or your own designs using this creative paper. Easily print and iron on to a cotton or poly-cotton material.

PS-101

Photo Stickers
Easily print, peel and stick the photo stickers to most smooth surfaces. Use for personalizing with creative images, or simply use for high quality labelling, the choice is yours.

For precise ink yield information see www.canon-europe.com/ink/yield

Tutorials

For features availability please see the specific product specifications

Getting Started

Getting Started

This short film introduces the PIXMA MG series to a wide audience. Through the help of a young guy demonstrator in his 'home office', the film 'walks through' the basic set of functions.

Be Creative

Be Creative

This short film comprises of 4 sections, each featuring a different demonstrator showing us just how easy it to use PIXMA features and software to enhance creative life at home.

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