The machine can produce a print resolution of up to 4800 x 1200 dots per inch (dpi) at optimum performance. Canon PIXMA G1500 model is a print-only device, which implies that it can put all efforts together for optimum performance. The printer print technology comprises two FINE cartridges, one each for color and black printing. It also has a refillable ink tank printer with a minimum ink droplet size of 2 picolitres (pl).
Printing in black or monochrome mode is approximately 8.8 images per minute (ipm). On the other hand, color printing speed is about 5.0 ipm. However, borderless printing on a 10×15 cm photo size takes approximately 60 seconds. The standard ink cartridge options include GI-590 for pigment black and GI-590 C/M/Y for cyan, magenta, and yellow colors, respectively. With these cartridges, the machine Canon PIXMA G1500 will produce up to 6000 pages of A4 paper documents in black.
Canon PIXMA G1500 driver Downloads for Microsoft Windows 32-bit – 64-bit and Macintosh Operating System.
Canon PIXMA G1500 Driver and Software for Windows
Supported OS: Windows 11 (64-bit), Windows 10 (32-bit), Windows 10 (64-bit), Windows 8.1 (32-bit), Windows 8.1 (64-bit), Windows 8 (32-bit), Windows 8 (64-bit), Windows 7 (32-bit), Windows 7 (64-bit), Windows Vista (32-bit), Windows Vista (64-bit), Windows XP (32-bit)
|Full Driver and Software Package for Windows 10 8.1 8 7 Vista XP 32 bit and 64 bit.exe (Recommended)||48.05 MB||Download|
|Printer Driver for Windows 11 10 8.1 8 7 Vista XP 32 bit and 64 bit.exe||12.92 MB||Download|
|XPS Printer Driver for Windows 11 10 8.1 8 7 Vista 32 bit and 64 bit.exe||18.60 MB||Download|
|Printers and Multifunction Printers security patch for Windows 11 10 8.1 32 bit and 64 bit.exe||42.41 kB||Download|
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Canon PIXMA G1500 Driver and Software for Mac OS
Supported OS: macOS Ventura 13, macOS Monterey 12, macOS Big Sur 11, macOS Catalina 10.15, macOS Mojave 10.14, macOS High Sierra 10.13, macOS Sierra 10.12, OS X El Capitan 10.11, OS X Yosemite 10.10, OS X Mavericks 10.9, OS X Mountain Lion 10.8, OS X Lion 10.7
|CUPS Printer Driver for MAC OS X 11 to 13.dmg||15.58 MB||Download|
|CUPS Printer Driver for MAC OS X 10.7 to 10.15.dmg||14.30 MB||Download|
|Full Driver and Software Package for MAC OS X 10.10 to 10.15.dmg||9.07 MB||Download|
|Full Driver and Software Package for MAC OS X 10.7 to 10.9.dmg||6.77 MB||Download|
Supported Ink Catridges
Ink Catridge Magenta GI-590, GI-590 Cyan Ink Catridge, Ink Catridge Yellow GI-590, Ink Catridge Pigment Black GI-590
However, color printing on A4 paper can produce up to 7000 color pages by estimated yield. Some of the notable paper types that are compatible with this device include plain paper, envelopes, and high-resolution paper. Other examples include photo paper plus glossy II, photo paper pro luster, photo paper plus semi-gloss, and matte photo paper. It can also hold up to 100 sheets of plain papers in its main input tray on the rear side.
The Canon PIXMA G1500 model uses the hi-speed USB 2.0 B port that is compatible with PC and Mac. Also, the compatible OS versions include Windows 10, 8.1, 7, Vista SP2, XP SP3 (32-bit only). It can also work with Apple systems with Mac OS versions, including Mac OS X v10.7.5 to v10.10. The machine weighs about 4.3 kg with an acoustic noise emission of about 46.5 dB (A). Besides, the approximate width is about 445 mm, the depth is 330 mm, and the height is 135 mm. Download Canon PIXMA G1500 driver from Canon Website