Canon PIXMA MP496 Printer Drivers

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Canon PIXMA MP496 Driver

This file contains the driver software for Canon PIXMA MP496, the driver is required to enable the connection between your printer and the computer. On this page, you will find drivers and operating system compatibility.

Supported printers

This is the Canon PIXMA MP490 series driver applicable to the following types of printers


MP490 series MP Driver

Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP
Size:19.96 MB

MP490 series CUPS Printer Driver

macOS 10.12.1/OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8.5/10.7.5
Size:14.62 MB

MP490 series Scanner Driver

macOS 10.12/OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8.5/10.7.5/10.6.8/10.5.8
Size:11.65 MB

ICA Driver

macOS 10.12.1/OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8.5/10.7.5
Size:7.05 MB

Canon PIXMA MP496 Driver

Canon PIXMA MP490

Whether you’re a student or a parent, the Canon PIXMA MP496 is the ideal color inkjet printer thanks to its adaptability and user-friendly layout.

However, the high price of ink makes this option unfeasible for large-scale printing projects. Many elements of the device were developed with great attention. See also Canon PIXMA MX922 Driver

The three media slots are hidden behind a little front swing door. The flatbed scanner unit is automatically supported by the vertical support bar when it is lifted, and a replacement animation for the ink cartridges shows on the color LCD when it is lowered.

If you lift the little top lid, you’ll find a 1.8-inch color LCD and control panel with a compass-style navigation wheel and properly labeled buttons. Tests of the unit’s performance were inconsistent.

It produced significantly below-average speeds for both text (8.7 ppm) and graphics (2.3 ppm). Images of landscapes and texts appear fantastic, however images of humans have orange skin tones.

The scan is speedy, but the picture has dull colors and blurry details.

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