Canon PIXMA MX340 Installation Software and Driver Download

Canon MX340 Wireless setup
Canon PIXMA MX340

The PIXMA MX340 Wireless Office All-In-One provides the adaptability you need to experience enhanced productivity in your home or little office. Its built-in Wireless connectivity permits you to print or scan wirelessly from anywhere in the house. The built-in, fully incorporated 30-sheet Auto Document Feeder delivers rapid copying or scanning of your originals so you can do various other points while your printer is at work. Plus, numerous safety and security functions like password shielded PDF’s allow you really feel secure regarding producing as well as distributing your most confidential files. To the left of the LCD show are 3 large setting switches for copy, fax as well as scan. To the right is a number pad for calling fax numbers as well as at the extreme right are two big switches for black as well as colour copies.

There are 20 speed dials with a rapid search facility that develops likely names as you kind. There’s additionally a sophisticated system for denying scrap faxes, based upon the source of the fax phone call. In the front panel is a tiny lit up blue badge, which shows that the Canon PIXMA MX340 has Wi-Fi, as well as a pull-down cover which opens up automatically if you forget it when printing and sits at an angle to give an elevated outcome tray. A flap pulls open at the back to give an input tray, which can occupy to 100 sheets. At the back are sockets for USB, Ethernet and a fax line, yet many people will certainly pick to link using cordless as well as arrangement is straightforward, as you can get in any passcode utilizing the numerical pad.

The 1,200 x2,400 dpi Get in touch with Picture Sensor (CIS) scanner makes an undesirable whining sound when operating, yet produces accurately coloured scans and also clear xeroxes. Canon’s ScanGear user interface gives lots of sophisticated alternatives for tweaking your scans as well as can be configured to either close or stay open after each scan, which is specifically welcome if you want to scan a batch of papers or photos. You can also control whether your preview photo is retained in between scans. Nonetheless, the MX340’s mix of quality as well as functions are wonderful if you need a printer than can do whatever, yet seldom.

Canon PIXMA MX340 Manual Instruction Installation

How to Open the Printer Driver Setup Window

The printer driver setup window can be displayed through the application software in use or the Start menu of the Windows.

  1. Open the Printer Driver Setup Window through the Application Software
  2. Follow the procedure below to configure printing profile when printing.
  3. Select the command that you perform printing on the application software
  4. In general, select Print on the File menu to open the Print dialog box.
  5. Select your model name and click Preferences (or Properties)

The printer driver setup window appears.

Note: Depending on application software you use, command names or menu names may vary and there may be more steps. For details, refer to the user’s manual of your application software.
Open the Printer Driver Setup Window through the Start Menu

Follow the procedure below to perform machine maintenance operations such as print head cleaning, or to configure a printing profile that is common to all application software.

Select items from the Start menu as shown below:

  1. If you are using Windows 7, select the Start menu -> Devices and Printers.
  2. If you are using Windows Vista, select the Start menu -> Control Panel -> Hardware and Sound -> Printers.
  3. If you are using Windows XP, select the start menu -> Control Panel -> Printers and Other Hardware -> Printers and Faxes.
  4. Right-click your model name icon, and then select Printing preferences from the displayed menu

Important:

Opening the printer driver setup window through Printer properties (Windows 7) or Properties(Windows Vista, Windows XP) displays such tabs regarding the Windows functions as the Ports(or Advanced) tab. Those tabs do not appear when opening through Printing preferences or application software. For tabs regarding Windows functions, refer to the user’s manual for the Windows.  

Troubleshooting

Scanner Does Not Work

  1. Make sure that your scanner or printer is turned on.
  2. Connect the USB cable to a different USB port on the computer.
  3. If the USB cable is connected to a USB hub, remove it from the USB hub and connect it to a USB port on the computer.
  4. Restart the computer.

ScanGear (Scanner Driver) Does Not Start

  1. Make sure that MP Drivers is installed.
  2. If not installed, install MP Drivers from the Setup CD-ROM or the web page.
  3. Select your scanner or printer on the application’s menu.
  4. If your scanner or printer name is displayed multiple times, select the one that does not include WIA.
  5. The operation may differ depending on the application.
  6. Use the WIA driver when scanning from a WIA-compliant application.
  7. Scanning with WIA Driver
  8. Make sure that the application supports TWAIN.
  9. You cannot start ScanGear (scanner driver) from applications not supporting TWAIN.
  10. Scan and save images with IJ Scan Utility and open the files in your application.

Cannot Scan Properly with Auto Scan

  1. Make sure that the items are placed correctly.
  2. Positioning Originals (Scanning from Computer)
  3. Multiple item scanning may not be supported.
  4. Some applications do not support multiple image scanning.
  5. In that case, scan each item individually.

How to install your Canon printer on Mac OS X

  1. If you have already attempted to install a driver for your Canon printer, remove it from the printers and fax system preferences pane (in you system preferences) and also go to your hard disk (or SSD) and open Library>Printer, trash the Canon folder.
  2. Also in the same folder (Library>Printer) open the folder PPDs and trash any files which refer to the Canon printer you are installing.
  3. Of course if you have another Canon printer working, be sure to selectively trash only those files pertaining to new one.
  4. Reboot and empty the trash before proceeding to step two.
  5. Unplug the printer.
  6. Download the latest driver here and run the installer package.
  7. Once the package has finished installing, go to the system preferences by clicking the Apple icon at the top right.
  8. Now you can plug in the printer and turn it on.
  9. Open the “Print and Fax” pane to open the Print and Fax preferences
  10. Click the plus button (“+”) on the left side of the window to add a printer.
  11. The name of your new Canon printer should
  12. appear in the list and you should be able to click it.
  13. If this does not, redo all the steps above and check you absolutely followed instructions correctly and followed the link to get the latest driver for the exact Canon printer model you have ensuring also that it is the latest version for Mac OS X system you have.
  14. If you still have problems, see troubleshooting below.
  15. Click on the model of Canon printer you are installing and then click “Choose a Driver or Printer Model” then click “Select Printer Software.choose your printer form the list.
  16. Then click ok. and Installation Success:)

Your printer should now be installed and working.

Troubleshooting:

  1. The only real trouble shooting you will probably need to do is check you have the latest driver for your operating system and then follow my instructions exactly.
  2. Mountain Lion and Lion are different from older systems, so make sure the driver is for 10.7.x or 10.8.x i(the same as your system). To check what version number your operating system has, click the Apple icon on the top left of your screen and click “About this Mac”. It will say OS X, Version x.x.x
  3. This is important because the installation steps are a little different for older systems.
  4. To check your Canon printers is compatible with Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion and newer systems, go here:
  5. If you can’t find your list printer in that link try this page, click, support and then “Drivers and Downloads” and search for your canon printer model. It should auto detect your Mac OS X version.

How To Setting Up Wireless Connection For Canon PIXMA MX340

  1. Press the Menu button on your Canon PIXMA MX340 printer, then use the or button to select Settings, then press the OK button.
  2. Select Device Settings, then press the OK button.
  3. Select LAN settings, then press the OK button.
  4. Select Change wireless / wired, then press the OK button.
  5. Select Wireless LAN active, then press the OK button.
  6. Select Wireless LAN settings, then press the OK button.
  7. Select WPS configuration on Canon MX340 printer, then press the OK button.
  8. Select Push button method then presses the OK button.
  9. Press the OK button.
  10. When the access point is ready, press the OK button on the machine, then press the WPS button on the access point within two minutes.
  11. When the completion screen appears on the LCD of the device, press the OK button. The LAN settings screen returns.
  12. A timeout error occurs if the setup is not completed within two minutes.
  13. The WPS button may be named differently depending on your access point. For details, refer to the manual of your access point.
  14. When this step is finished, that you can print and use PIXMA MX340 with wireless to print your office or home jobs.