The user interface options for printing on this device include the USB port and a direct print port. The direct print ports include a PictBridge for cameras, Bluetooth v2.0, and a compatible USB flash drive. At the same time, the Canon PIXMA MP550 model produces a resolution of up to 9600 x 2400dots per inch (dpi). These dimensions refer to both horizontal and vertical quality, respectively. Besides, the machine has ink droplets that are within a pitch of 1/9600 inch at minimum size.
With a fully upwardly compatible USB, the connected computer must be consistent with the hi-speed USB. The maximum speed achievable through the USB is up to 1.44Mbps and supports JPEG and PNG formats. At the same time, the Bluetooth connection is ideal for the printing process only. The supported print width in the device is up to 8 inches, is about 203.2 mm for standard printing. However, borderless printing allows a print width of 8.5 inches, which is about 216 mm.
PIXMA MP550 driver Downloads for Microsoft Windows 32-bit – 64-bit and Macintosh Operating System.
Canon PIXMA MP550 Driver and Software for Windows
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 Driver for Windows XP Vista 7 8 8.1 10 32 bit and 64 bit.exe (Recommended)||20.30 MB||Download|
Canon PIXMA MP550 Driver and Software for Mac OS
Supported OS: 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, Mac OS X Snow Leopard 10.6, Mac OS X Leopard 10.5
|CUPS Printer Driver for MAC OS X 10.7 to 10.11.dmg||16.36 MB||Download|
|CUPS Printer Driver for MAC OS X 10.5 and 10.6.dmg||18 MB||Download|
|Printer Driver for MAC OS X 10.5.dmg||8.69 MB||Download|
|Scanner Driver for MAC OS X 10.5 to 10.11.dmg||11.66 MB||Download|
|ICA Driver for MAC OS X 10.7 to 10.11.dmg||7.11 MB||Download|
|ICA Driver for MAC OS X 10.6.dmg||8.60 MB||Download|
Canon PIXMA MP550 Driver and Software for Linux
Supported Ink Catridges
Pigment Black Ink Catridge PGI-520BK yield approx. 324 Pages, Ink Catridge Black CLI-521BK upto 3425 Pages, Cyan Ink Catridge CLI-521C approx. 535 Pages, Ink Catridge Yellow CLI-521Y approx. 530 pages, Ink Catridge CLI-521M Magenta upto 510 pages
The machine’s outer sides include a width of 17.9inches, a depth of 14.5inches, and a height of 6.3inches. It has a height of up to 6.3 inches with a retracted paper output tray and paper support. Canon PIXMA MP550 model weighs about 8.1 kg, which is equivalent to 17.7 lbs with installed ink tanks and printheads. Under copying, the machine can produce a maximum of 99 pages from a single original copy. It also supports intensity adjustment over nine positions with the auto intensity feature.
While scanning, the machine uses the TWAIN/WIA feature for Windows-based OS systems. Users can also expect an optical resolution of 2400 x 4800 dpi and an interpolated resolution of 19200 x 19200 dpi. Its gradation level is 16-bit/8-bit for grayscale and 48-bit/24-bit for color scanning. Download Canon PIXMA MP550 driver from Canon Website