The Canon PIXMA MP500 model also has the unique qualities that make it stand out among the PIXMA printer series. Some of its compatible
cartridge types include the following:
– PGI-5 Pigment Black
– CLI-8K Black
– CLI-8C Cyan
– CLI-8M Magenta
– CLI-8Y Yellow
These cartridges also produce a minimum ink droplet size that includes 1 and 5 picolitres (pl). The options include letter, legal, credit card sizes, photo paper size, and the US envelopes in terms of the compatible media paper sizes. The machine has an auto sheet feeder that can hold up to 150 sheets of plain paper or 20 photo paper sheets. Besides, it has an extra cassette for up to 15 sheets of plain paper.
PIXMA MP500 driver Downloads for Microsoft Windows 32-bit – 64-bit and Macintosh Operating System.
Ink Cartridge Details: PGI-5 Pigment Black Ink Cartridge, CLI-8K Black Ink Cartridge, CLI-8Y Yellow Ink Cartridge, Magenta Ink Cartridge CLI-8M, CLI-8C Cyan Ink Cartridge
Canon PIXMA MP500 printer driver Supported Windows Operating Systems
|Supported OS: 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 XP 32 bit.exe||15.20 MB||Download|
|MP Driver for Windows XP 64 bit.exe||8.97 MB||Download|
|MP Driver for Windows Vista 32 bit.exe||9.48 MB||Download|
|MP Driver for Windows Vista 64 bit.exe||9.51 MB||Download|
|MP Driver for Windows 7 32 bit.exe||9.58 MB||Download|
|MP Driver for Windows 7 64 bit.exe||9.60 MB||Download|
Canon PIXMA MP500 driver Supported Macintosh Operating Systems
|Supported OS: Mac OS X Lion 10.7.x, Mac OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.x, Mac OS X Leopard 10.5.x|
|Scanner Driver for Mac OS X 10.5 to 10.7.dmg||12.96 MB||Download|
|CUPS Printer Driver for Mac OS X 10.5 to 10.7.dmg||10.16 MB||Download|
The copying rate depends on whether the document is in black and white or color. For instance, copying black documents runs at a speed of 29 copies per minute (CPM), which is about 2.1 seconds per page. On the other hand, color documents copy at the rate of 19 CPM, which is about 3.2 seconds per page. It can also reduce or enlarge documents within the range of 25 and 400% with a 1% gradual increment.
Other features of the copying process include auto magnification, auto exposure (AE), and fading correction. The machine also supports duplex copying, fit-to-page, image repeat, and borderless copy for 4-on-1. However, scanning with the flatbed component uses the contact image sensor (CIS) at the optimum level. Simultaneously, the optical resolution of this printer model is up to 1200 x 2400 dpi. However, the interpolated resolution is up to 19200 x 19200 dpi.
The machine’s maximum page size is 8.5 x 11.7 inches while supporting a direct connection through a direct print port. However, this component does not include the cable. Download Canon PIXMA MP500 driver from Canon Website