Canon PIXMA MG3550

Inkjet Photo Printers

PIXMA MG3550 Default

Canon PIXMA MG3550

Stylish, compact Wi-Fi All-In-One with easy mobile printing

Stylish and compact All-In-One with Wi-Fi for sharing and using from anywhere at home. With fast, high-quality print, copy and scan it also supports Google Cloud Print and Apple AirPrint.

  • Compact and stylish Wi-Fi All-In-One: print, copy and scan at home
  • Print and scan using smartphone or tablet with PIXMA Printing Solutions app
  • Google Cloud Print and Apple Air Print support
  • Optional XL ink cartridges deliver more prints for less
  • Superior-quality prints with up to 4800dpi and FINE cartridge technology
PIXMA MG3550
  • Convenient and easy to replace Convenient and easy to replace
  • High resolution photo printing High resolution photo printing
  • Optional high yield inks Optional high yield inks
  • Use and share wirelessly Use and share wirelessly
  • PIXMA Printing Solutions app PIXMA Printing Solutions app
  • Tablet and smartphone ready Tablet and smartphone ready
  • Automatic double sided printing Automatic double sided printing
  • Turns on when you start printing Turns on when you start printing

PIXMA MG3550 Product Tour

Wireless printing

With Wi-Fi and AirPrint support you can print from smartphones, tablets and Apple devices.

Photo Software

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

Compact, wireless All-In-One

With Wi-Fi connectivity, this All-In-One offers easy printing around the home from PC and mobile devices, while the stylish and compact FastFront design simplifies paper loading and ink replacement – the ideal printer, copier and scanner for everyday use.

Smartphone and tablet ready

Download Canon’s PIXMA Printing Solutions app to print from, and scan to, your smartphone or tablet device and get remote access to various printer information such as the online manual or current ink levels. Apple AirPrint support is also provided. Additionally Auto Power On automatically turns the printer on when you start printing.

Print from virtually anywhere

Google Cloud Print connects your printer directly to the web so you can print Google Docs, emails, photo and PDF attachments from virtually anywhere. Files are sent securely to the printer over the internet whether you are in the same room or on a different continent.

Fast, quality printing

The FINE cartridge system with up to 4800dpi print resolution delivers great levels of detail. With a rapid A4 document print speed of 9.9ipm in mono and 5.7ipm in colour, it also prints 10x15 cm borderless photo in approx. 44 seconds. Perfect for speedy, quality printing of documents and images at home.

Save money on ink and paper

Print more for less. More cost effective XL cartridges provide significantly more prints than standard equivalents allowing for longer periods between ink replacements – ideal if you print a lot - and can offer you savings of up to 50% per page. Auto 2-Sided printing reduces the amount of paper you use and creates professional looking double-sided documents.

My Image Garden software

One-stop software, which uncovers the full PIXMA experience with solutions for organising and printing your photos, scanning and accessing online services. Advanced features like face recognition make it easy to search through all the photos on your PC and find the ones you want.

Get creative with CREATIVE PARK PREMIUM

This online service lets you download and print photos, illustrations and craft designs and enables you to create professional looking greeting cards, calendars or amazing 3D paper crafts.

What's in the box

PIXMA 35 series kit
  • All-In-One printer – PIXMA MG3550
  • FINE Cartridges
  • Power cord
  • Setup CD-ROM
  • Manuals and other documents

Product Specification

GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS

Functions Wireless Print, Copy, Scan

PRINTER SPECIFICATIONS

Print Resolution Up to 4800¹ x 1200 dpi
Print Technology 2 FINE Cartridges (Black and Colour)
Inkjet system with 2pl (min.) ink droplet size
ChromaLife100 inks
Mono Print Speed Approx. 9.9 ipm¹
Colour Print Speed Approx. 5.7 ipm¹
Photo Print Speed Borderless 10x15cm : Approx. 44 seconds¹
Borderless Printing Yes (A4, Letter, 20x25cm, 13x18cm, 10x15cm)
Two Sided Printing Auto Duplex Print (A4, Letter)

CARTRIDGES AND YIELDS

Standard Ink Cartridges PG-540 (Black)
CL-541 (Colour)
Optional XL Ink Cartridges PG-540XL (Black)
CL-541XL (Colour)
Cartridge Yield (Plain paper) A4 colour documents printing¹
Black: 180 pages
Black XL: 600 pages
Colour: 180 pages
Colour XL: 400 pages
Cartridge Yield (Photo print) 10x15cm colour photo printing¹
Black: 2465* photos
Black XL: 7560* photos
Colour: 69 photos
Colour XL: 150 photos
* Estimated supplemental yield

PAPER SUPPORT

Paper Types Plain Paper
Envelopes
Canon Pro Platinum (PT-101)
Canon Pro Luster (LU-101)
Canon Plus Glossy II (PP-201)
Cano Plus Semi-gloss (SG-201)
Canon "Everyday Use" (GP-501)
Canon Matte (MP-101)
Canon High Resolution Paper (HR-101N)
Canon Photo Stickers (PS-101)
Canon T-Shirt Transfer (TR-301)
Maximum Paper Input Front tray: Max. 100 sheets (plain paper)
Paper Sizes A4, A5, B5, 10x15cm, 13x18cm, 20x25cm, Envelopes (DL, COM10), Letter, Legal
Paper Weight Plain paper: 64 - 105 g/m²
Canon photo paper: up to 300 g/m²

SCANNER SPECIFICATIONS

Scanner Type CIS flatbed photo and document scanner
Scanner Resolution (Optical) 1200 x 2400 dpi¹
A4 Scan Speed Approx. 14 seconds¹
Scanning Depth (Input / Output) Colour: 48 bit / 24 bit
Greyscale: 16 bit / 8 bit
Maximum Document Size 216 x 297 mm

COPIER SPECIFICATIONS

Copy Speed sFCOT: Approx. 22 seconds¹
sESAT: Approx. 2.7 ipm¹
Multiple Copy 21 copies (max.)
Copy Functions Document copying (plain paper), Borderless Copy
Copy Zoom Fit to page

INTERFACE

Display Type & Size No display
Interface Type - PC / Mac Hi-Speed USB (B Port)
Wi-Fi: IEEE802.11 b/g/n
Wi-Fi Security: WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK, WEP, Administration password
Interface Type - Other PIXMA Printing Solutions app
Google Cloud Print
Apple AirPrint

SOFTWARE

Supported Operating Systems Windows 8
Windows 7
Windows Vista
Windows XP SP3 (32bit only)
Mac OS X 10.6.8 or later
Supported Mobile Systems iOS
Android
Windows RT
Minimum System Requirements Windows: 3GB disk space, Internet Explorer 8
Mac: Internet connection, 1.5GB disk space, Safari 5
Display: 1024 x 768 XGA
Software Included MP Driver including Scanning Utility
My Image Garden with Full HD Movie Print¹
Quick Menu
Easy-WebPrint EX (download)²

PHYSICAL FEATURES

Weight Approx. 5.4 kg
Dimensions (W x D x H) 449 x 304 x 152mm
Acoustic Noise Levels Approx. 42.5 dB¹
Operating Temperature 5-35°C
Operating Humidity 10-90%RH (no dew condensation)
Power Source AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz
Power Consumption Off: Approx. 0.3 W
Standby (connected to PC via USB): Approx. 1.7 W (scanning lamp off)
Standby (all ports connected): Approx. 2.2 W (scanning lamp off)
Time to enter Standby mode: 7 minutes
Copying: Approx. 16 W¹
Print Resolution ¹ Ink droplets can be placed with a minimum pitch of 1/4800 inch
Mono Print Speed ¹ A4 document print speed on plain paper is measured based on average of ESAT in Office Category Test of ISO/IEC 24734 standard.
Colour Print Speed ¹ A4 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.
Cartridge Yield (Plain paper) ¹ Declared yield value in accordance with ISO/IEC 24711 standard. Values obtained by continuous printing.
Cartridge Yield (Photo print) 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 maximum scan size is restricted.
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 ¹ Colour document copy speed is measured based on average of sFCOT and sESAT in Performance Test of ISO/IEC 29183 standard.
Software Included 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 8 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.

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-540

Black FINE Cartridge
This pigment black ink is used for printing documents on plain paper and ensures crisp, sharp text with great longevity. The 8ml cartridge allows you to print up to 180 pages of A4 documents.

CL-541

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 8ml cartridge allows you to print up to 180 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-540XL

Black XL FINE Cartridge
This high yield black ink provides up to 3.3x more prints than the standard equivalent. The pigment black ink is used for printing documents and ensures crisp, sharp text with great longevity. The 21ml black ink cartridge allows you to print up to 600 pages of A4 documents.

CL-541XL

Colour XL FINE Cartridge
This high yield colour ink provides up to 2.2x more prints than the standard equivalent. The tri-colour ink tank with ChromaLife100 system is used for printing colour documents and photos. This 15ml colour ink cartridge allows you to print up to 400 pages of A4 documents.

Value packs

Canon genuine value packs are designed to 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 frequent users and high-volume printing environments.

PG-540 / CL-541 Multipack

Black FINE and Colour Cartridge
This multipack contains one 8ml black and one 8ml colour cartridge and provides you with the full set of inks for your printer offering convenience and savings.

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.

Get Connected

Get Connected

This short film comprises of 5 sections, each featuring a different demonstrator showing us how easy it is to print from, and scan to popular smartphones or tablets, using wireless PIXMA printer.

Online manual and download

Online manual and setup

Browse the manual for this printer online without downloading or installing any files on your PC, smartphone or tablet. See how to setup the printer on your device and operating system and download required software.

Support Videos

These specific to your product support videos provide detailed, step by step instructions on how to setup your PIXMA printer as well as provide troubleshooting for the frequently asked questions.

Wireless connection setup

Find the requirements needed to setup this printer on a wireless connection, the available connection methods, and the step by step instructions as well as how to reset the printer back to the factory settings.