The multifunction printer characteristics include printing, copying, scanning through top quality photos, and documents. Inside the printer box are the machine, two FINE cartridges, power cord, setup guide, software, and user’s manual CD. The device’s print resolution is up to 4800 x 1200 dots per inch (dpi) under ideal circumstances. Besides, there is an inkjet print engine with a FINE print head and a 4-color system. It also has a minimum ink droplet size of 2 picolitres (pl).
PIXMA MP230 driver Downloads for Microsoft Windows 32-bit – 64-bit and Macintosh Operating System.
Supported Ink Cartridges: PG-210 Pigment Black Ink Cartridge, CL-211 Dye Color Ink Cartridge
Canon PIXMA MP230 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|
|MP Drivers for Windows.exe||13.99 MB||Download|
|XPS Printer Driver for Windows Vista 7 8 8.1 10.exe||14.14 MB||Download|
Canon PIXMA MP230 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, Mac OS X Leopard 10.5.x|
|CUPS Printer Driver for MAC OS X 10.7 to 10.15.dmg||13.82 MB||Download|
|CUPS Printer Driver for MAC OS X 10.5 and 10.6.dmg||16.39 MB||Download|
|Scanner Driver for MAC OS X 10.15.dmg||21.35 MB||Download|
|Scanner Driver for MAC OS X 10.13 and 10.14.dmg||25.16 MB||Download|
|Scanner Driver for MAC OS X 10.5 to 10.12.dmg||25.24 MB||Download|
|ICA Driver for MAC OS X 10.7 to 10.15.dmg||2.50 MB||Download|
|ICA Driver for MAC OS X 10.6.dmg||3.68 MB||Download|
It is also compatible with the Chroma Life100+ ink type, which can produce optimum productivity levels. Under the ESAT configuration, the speed for monochrome or black and white printing is about 7.0 images per minute (ipm). On the flip side, under the same circumstances, the rate of color printing is about 4.8 ipm. Photo print speed is at the speed of 40 seconds with bordered printing at 10 x 15 cm. But this machine is not capable of borderless printing.
Some of the other print features include the fit-to-page print, scaled print, multiple pages per sheet print, and booklet print. There are also 2 FINE cartridges with this machine, namely the PG-510 cartridge for black and CL-511 for color printing. But the optional ink cartridge models are the PG-512 XL for black and the CL-513 XL for color printing. Also, these XL variants of cartridges have a higher yield than the conventional cartridge models.
The compatible paper types include plain paper, envelopes, photo paper pro platinum, and photo paper plus glossy. It is also compatible with the glossy photo paper “everyday use,” matte photo paper, and high-resolution paper. In effect, the maximum paper input load for this machine through the rear tray is up to 100 sheets. Whereas, the device can work with A4, A5, B5, Letter, legal, DL envelope size, and commercial envelopes. Download Canon PIXMA MP230 Printer driver from Canon Website