The print resolution for the Canon PIXMA iP2850 printer model is up to 4800 x 600 dots per inch (dpi). At the same time, the print technology comprises of 2 FINE cartridges for black and color printing. Also, the inkjet system has a minimum ink droplet volume size of 2 picolitres (pl). The rate of publication is approximately 8.0 images per minute (ipm) when printing black documents. At the same time, the color print speed is about 4.0 ipm.
PIXMA iP2850 driver Downloads for Microsoft Windows 32-bit – 64-bit and Macintosh Operating System.
Supported Ink Catridges
Colors Cyan, Yellow, Magenta Ink Catridges CL-546, Pigment Black Ink Catridge PG-545
Canon PIXMA iP2850 printer driver Supported Windows Operating Systems
|Supported OS: 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, Windows XP 64-bit|
|Full Driver and Software Package for Windows.exe||47.19 MB||Download|
|Printer Driver for Windows.exe||12.19 MB||Download|
|XPS Printer Driver for Windows Vista 7 8 8.1 10.exe||17.89 MB||Download|
Canon PIXMA iP2850 driver Supported Macintosh Operating Systems
|Supported OS: Mac OS Catalina 10.15.x, macOS Mojave 10.14.x, macOS High Sierra 10.13.x, macOS Sierra 10.12.x, Mac OS X El Capitan 10.11.x, Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10.x, Mac OS X Mavericks 10.9.x, Mac OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.x, Mac OS X Lion 10.7.x, Mac OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.x|
|CUPS Printer Driver for MAC OS X 10.7 to 10.15.dmg||14.35 MB||Download|
|CUPS Printer Driver for MAC OS X 10.6.dmg||15.50 MB||Download|
|Full Driver and Software Package for MAC OS X 10.6 to 10.12.dmg||7.24 MB||Download|
Canon PIXMA iP2850 driver Supported Linux Operating Systems
Linux (32-bit), Linux (64-bit)
|Supported OS: Debian os, SUSE Linux os, Linux Mint os, Boss os, Red Hat Enterprise Linux os, cent os, Fedora os, Ubuntu os|
|IJ Printer Driver for Linux – Source file.tar.gz||7.33 MB||Download|
|IJ Printer Driver for Linux – debian Packagearchive.tar.gz||1.35 MB||Download|
|IJ Printer Driver for Linux – rpm Packagearchive.tar.gz||1.45 MB||Download|
However, the machine is not capable of producing borderless printing, and neither is the two-sided printing automatic. In other words, duplex printing can only be by manual operation. The listed compatible ink cartridges include PG-545 for pigment black and CL-546 for color documents. On the other hand, users have optional XL ink cartridges of PG-545XL for pigment black XL and CL-546XL for color XL.
Printing documents in black and color by the standard model can produce up to 180 pages for the regular installed cartridges. However, the optional XL cartridges will produce 400 documents in black and 300 documents in color. All these document specifications are following the ISO/IEC 24711 standard for continuous printing on A4 paper. The compatible paper types include plain paper, envelopes, Canon Plus Glossy II, and Canon Glossy Everyday Use.
On the other hand, the standard paper sizes are A4, A5, B5, letter, and clean sheets. This machine will also hold a maximum of 60 layers of plain paper in its main input tray. But when loading in photo papers, it can contain only ten sheets. In terms of the paperweight, the supported range is between 64 and 105 gsm for plain sheets. But when the Canon photo paper is in use, the supported maximum weight is 275 gsm for optimum performance. Download Canon PIXMA iP2850 Printer driver from Canon Website