Several functions are available in this printer, apart from the basic printing, scanning and copying features. It is capable of Wi-Fi, Ethernet, auto duplex, 35mm film scanner, direct disc print from the camera, and memory card use. The printer’s display component has a diagonal size of 8.8cm for the liquid crystal display (LCD) with a touchscreen. The machine also has an intelligent touch system and PIXMA Cloud Link.
Canon PIXMA MG8240 Downloads for Microsoft Windows 32-bit – 64-bit and Macintosh Operating System.
Canon PIXMA MG8240 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|
|MP Driver for Windows.exe||30.19 MB||Download|
|XPS Printer Driver for Windows Vista 7 8 8.1 10.exe||23.07 MB||Download|
|Mini Master Setup for Windows XP Vista 7 8 8.1.exe||37.48 MB||Download|
Canon PIXMA MG8240 driver Supported Macintosh Operating Systems
|Supported OS: 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, Mac OS X Leopard 10.5.x|
|CUPS Printer Driver for MAC OS X 10.7 to 10.13.dmg||15.53 MB||Download|
|CUPS Printer Driver for MAC OS X 10.5 and 10.6.dmg||18.23 MB||Download|
|Scanner Driver for MAC OS X 10.5 to 10.13.dmg||13.58 MB||Download|
|ICA Driver for MAC OS X 10.7 to 10.13.dmg||7.05 MB||Download|
|ICA Driver for MAC OS X 10.6.dmg||8.60 MB||Download|
|Printer Driver for MAC OS X 10.5.dmg||8.94 MB||Download|
|Mini Master Setup for MAC OS X 10.5 to 10.8.dmg||56.93 MB||Download|
Canon PIXMA MG8240 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 – rpm Packagearchive.tar.gz||3.93 MB||Download|
|IJ Printer Driver for Linux – debian Packagearchive.tar.gz||3.88 MB||Download|
|IJ Printer Driver for Linux – Source file.tar.gz||9.13 MB||Download|
|ScanGear MP for Linux – rpm Packagearchive.tar.gz||1.68 MB||Download|
|ScanGear MP for Linux – debian Packagearchive.tar.gz||1.72 MB||Download|
|ScanGear MP for Linux – Source file.tar.gz||4.05 MB||Download|
The print resolution of the device is up to 9600 x 2400 dots per inch (dpi) at maximum capacity. The machine works using the thermal inkjet print technology with six single inks in the color system. Also, the minimum ink droplet size of the cartridges is about one picolitre. It uses the FINE print head cartridge type and the ChromaLife100+ ink type. The printer’s performance speed depends on document complexity and printing mode.
For instance, the photo lab quality speed for borderless printing is at 20 seconds by the standard. Monochrome printing runs at the rate of 12.5 images per minute (ipm) on the average level. Conversely, color printing has a delivery speed of 9.3 ipm on average. The cartridge configuration models include the PGI425PGBK for pigment black and the CLI-426BK/BK/M/C/Y/GY for other colors. However, each cartridge has varying capacities for print.
The supported paper types include plain papers, envelopes, photo paper pro platinum (PT-101), and photo paper plus glossy II. Others include photo paper plus semi-gloss, glossy photo paper “everyday use” matte photo paper, Fine Art papers, and high-resolution paper. The machine has a first input tray on the rear side that can hold up to 150sheets of plain paper. It also has a direct disc print tray, with a printable CD, DVD or Blu-Ray Disc. Download Canon PIXMA MG8240 Printer driver from Canon Website