Comparing Canon PIXMA MP550 with other printers, it seems that the printer is slightly expensive. But, what makes it expensive than other Canon printer? And is it worthy to spend all the money for the printer? The question is directly answered the moment you print your documents and photos using the printer. The result is quite superior, and you can notice the difference in the qualities of the printer and other Canon products.
For the printing speed, the printer presents the standard result. It is not too slow or too fast, to leave you with a good impression. Also, for the sound (as it can be seen as an issue for printer users), the printer can be regarded as ‘silent’ type, and you will not be bothered by the sound. Canon PIXMA MP550 has legit characteristics. The printer is well-designed, attached with the high performance that brings you great results. All those things can be seen as the compromises of the price of the printer.
Like Canon PIXMA MP250, this printer is quite good for being a one-stop solution for printing, scanning, and copying things. You can enjoy producing B/W documents and printing photos from the camera of yours in the same time. Well, Canon PIXMA MP550 looks like an excellent choice!
Canon PIXMA MP550 Operating System Compatibility
Windows 10 / Windows 10 (x64) / Windows 8.1 / Windows 8.1 (x64) / Windows 8 / Windows 8 (x64) / Windows 7 / Windows 7 (x64) / Windows Vista / Windows Vista (x64) / Windows XP / Windows XP (x64) / Windows 2000 / Windows Me / Macintosh / Mac OS X (10.3/10.4/10.5/10.6/10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10/10.11)
Canon PIXMA MP550 Specification
|Available Functions||Print, Scan & Copy. Camera, Memory Card, and Mobile phone direct printing with Easy-Scroll Wheel and 5.0cm (2″) colour TFT display|
|Print Resolution||Up to 9600 x 2400 dpi|
|Print Engine||InkJet 5-ink with minimum 1 pl droplet size, FINE print head and ContrastPLUS|
|Photo Lab Quality Speed||Borderless 10 x 15cm: Approx. 39 seconds (Standard)|
|Mono Print Speed||ESAT: Approx. 9.2 ipm|
|Colour Print Speed||ESAT: Approx. 6.0 ipm|
|Ink Cartridge Configuration||Single Ink technology – 5 separate ink tanks (PGI-520BK, CLI-521BK, CLI-521C, CLI-521M, CLI-521Y)|
|Black Ink Tank Life||Black: 324 pages (PGI-520BK), 3425 pages* (CLI-521BK)|
|Black: 4080 photos* (PGI-520BK), 650 photos* (CLI-521BK)|
|*Estimated Supplemental Yield|
|Colour Ink Tank Life||Cyan: 535 pages (CLI-521C), Magenta: 510 pages (CLI-521M), Yellow: 530 pages (CLI-521Y)|
|Cyan: 203 photos (CLI-521C), Magenta: 193 photos (CLI-521M), Yellow:206 photos (CLI-521Y)|
|Media Type||Plain Paper, Envelopes, Photo Paper Pro Platinum (PT-101), Photo Paper Pro II (PR-201), Photo Paper Plus Glossy II (PP-201), Photo Paper Plus Semi-gloss (SG-201), Glossy Photo Paper “Everyday Use” (GP-501), Matte Photo Paper (MP-101), High Resolution Paper (HR-101N), T-shirt Transfer (TR-301), Photo Stickers (PS-101)|
|Media Input||Rear Tray: Max. 150 sheets|
|Cassette: Max. 150 sheets|
|Media Size||Rear Tray: A4, B5, A5, Letter, Legal, Envelopes (DL size or Commercial 10), 10 x 15cm, 13 x 18cm, 20 x 25cm|
|Cassette: A4, B5, A5, Letter|
|Media Weight||Rear Tray: Plain paper: 64 to 105 g/m and supported Canon special media up to 300 g/m|
|Cassette: Plain paper: 64 to 105 g/m|
|Two Sided Printing||Available by manual operation using plain paper|
|Borderless Printing||Yes (A4, 20 x 25cm, 13 x 18cm, 10 x 15cm)|
|Camera Interface and Connectivity||Direct Print Port: Camera direct photo printing from PictBridge compliant digital cameras & camcorders|
|Card Direct Printing||USB Flash Memory, CompactFlash, Microdrive, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Pro, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, MultiMedia Card (Ver4.1), and MultiMedia Card Plus (Ver4.1).|
|xD-PictureCard, xD-PictureCard Type M, xD-PictureCard Type H, Memory Stick Micro, RS-MMC, mini SD Card, micro SD, mini SDHC Card and micro SDHC.|
|Features: Multi-select print (select multiple images and number of prints for each image), Photo index print, Print all photos, DPOF print, Layout print, Sticker print, Print shooting information, Photo index sheet, Calendar print, ID photo print, Search by date, Slide show, File number & date print, borderless printing|
|Other Features||Card Direct Printing Image Enhancements: Auto Photo Fix II, Vivid photo, Photo Optimizer PRO, Noise reduction, Face Brightener, Brightness, Contrast, Colour hue (skin tones), Sepia/Simulated illustration, Red Eye Reduction, Image Optimizer, Trimming|
|Photo Optimizer PRO (Windows only), Image Optimizer (Windows only), Photo Noise Reduction, Vivid Photo, Simulate Illustration, Monochrome effects, Templates|
|Scanner Type||Flatbed CIS colour scanner|
|Scanner Resolution Optical||Up to 2400 x 4800dpi|
|Scanner Resolution Digital||Up to 19200 x 19200dpi|
|Colour Scanning Depth||48 / 24 bit (RGB each 16 / 8 bit)|
|Halftone/Greyscale||16 / 8 bit|
|Compatibility||TWAIN / WIA (Windows XP/Windows Vista)|
|Effective Scanning Width||A4/LTR|
|OCR Bundle||Yes (MP Navigator EX)|
|Other Features||Push-scan, Auto Scan Mode, Scan to USB stick, Scan to memory card, Multi-Scan, PDF file creation/editing/password security*, Descreen, Unsharp mask, Stitch Assist*, Correct document orientation, Prevent show through, Correct Slanted documents, Photograph corrections (Fading correction, Grain correction, Reduce dust and scratches, Backlight correction, Auto Tone), Gutter Shadow Correction, Text (OCR)|
|* Function with MP Navigator EX|
|Copy Speed Colour Document||FCOT: Approx. 26 secs.|
|Multiple Copy||max.99 copies|
|Zoom||25 – 400% in 1% increments and preset ratios|
|Other Features||Auto Intensity (AE copy), Manual Intensity Adjustment, Image Repeat copy, Fit-to-page copy, Borderless copy, Sticker copy, 2-on-1 copy, 4-on-1copy, Frame Erase copy, Shadow erase, Trimming/Masking copy, Photo reprint, Face brightener, Fade restoration, Manual colour adjustment (brightness/contrast/hue), Gutter shadow corrected copy, Auto Photo Fix II|
Canon PIXMA MP550 Driver & Software Installations
Method 1: How To Install The Canon PIXMA MP550 Driver With Free Download
In this case, we are going to install Canon PIXMA MP550 without CD (Automatic Wizard)
What you need:
- You are required to have a driver setup or the software file of Canon PIXMA MP550. For the file of the driver setup, you simply click the link below for the download.
- You also obliged to have the USB cable as the connector from the printer to the computer that you will get from the printer package.
Next, follow the instruction on how to install Canon PIXMA MP550 printer with the Setup File.
- First, of course, you need to turn on the computer as well as the Canon PIXMA MP550 as well.
- Still, try not to connect the Canon PIXMA MP550 printer USB cable first before it is suggested.
- Download the driver setup of Canon PIXMA MP550 and install it in your computer by following all of the instruction for the installation progress.
- Then connect the USB cable of Canon PIXMA MP550 when the installation of the driver setup is already finished. In this case, the wizard will analyze when the USB cable has already connected. When the USB cable of Canon PIXMA MP550 already detected in the computer, it will go to further instructions.
- Follow the wizard instructions to finish the installation process.
- When it is finished, the Canon PIXMA MP550 printer can be used for the printing process.
Method 2: How To Install Canon PIXMA MP550 Drivers Manually
When you choose this method, you need the help of “Add a printer” option from the Windows inbuilt feature.
What you need:
- You are obliged to have the Software/Driver Setup file of Canon PIXMA MP550. You can try to download it from the links provided.
- You also require the USB cable of Canon PIXMA MP550 printer.
How to install:
- The first step, turn on all of your devices, in this case, are the computer and the Canon PIXMA MP550 printer.
- Connect the USB cable of Canon PIXMA MP550 from the printer to the computer.
- Next, extract Canon PIXMA MP550 setup file and also their extracted location (it will be commonly found in TEMP folder)
- Click Start à Control Panel à View Devices & Printer (for Windows 7 and Vista OS). For XP OS, you can click on “Fax & Printers.
- Click on “Add a printer.”
- When it has been ready and adjusted for the driver’s location, give it the path where you extracted the setup file.
- Follow all of the wizard instructions to finish the installation.
- When you have done, you can use the Canon PIXMA MP550 printer is ready to be used on your computer.
Method 3: Canon PIXMA MP550 Driver Free Download Installations
How to install Canon PIXMA MP550 Printer with software CD (Automatic Wizard)
What you need:
- You require CD/DVD drive installed on your personal computer.
- A Software/Driver CD Disk of Canon PIXMA MP550 that included with the printer package is needed.
- USB Cable as the connector of the printer and computer that included in the printer package.
Follow these instructions for the further installation process of Canon PIXMA MP550 printer with CD Drive.
- First of all, do not forget to turn on your computer and also the Canon PIXMA MP550 printer.
- Do not plug in the USB cable of Canon PIXMA MP550 printer until needed.
- Insert Canon PIXMA MP550 CD disk to the CD/DVD drive on your personal computer and follow the setup wizard from the CD. Follow all of the instructions for the installation.
- Connect the USB Cable of Canon PIXMA MP550 printer to the computer when the setup wizard asks you to plug in the USB Cable.
- Wait until the USB cable Canon PIXMA MP550 is detected and follow the wizard instructions for the further process of the installation.
- When it is done, you will find out the Canon PIXMA MP550 printer is ready to use.
canoncopierdrivers.com provide a download link for Canon PIXMA MP550 Series publishing directly from Canon website with easy-to-download, to get the download link can be found below.
|PIXMA MP550 series MP Driver (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)||1.05||20 MB||Download|
|PIXMA MP550 series MP Driver (Windows XP x64)||1.05||13 MB||Download|
|PIXMA MP550 series MP Driver (Windows 2000)||1.04||20 MB||Download|
|My Printer (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)||3.3.0||5.6 MB||Download|
|Easy-WebPrint EX (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)||1.7.0||15 MB||Download|
|Easy-PhotoPrint EX (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)||4.7.0||58 MB||Download|
|My Image Garden (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)||3.5.0||294 MB||Download|
|My Image Garden (Windows XP x64)||3.3.1||293 MB||Download|
|Easy-WebPrint EX (Windows XP x64)||1.7.0||15 MB||Download|
|Easy-PhotoPrint EX (Windows XP x64)||4.7.0||58 MB||Download|
|Easy-PhotoPrint EX (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)||4.5.0||58 MB||Download|
|MP Navigator EX (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP/2000)||3.06||48 MB||Download|
|Easy-PhotoPrint EX (Windows XP x64)||4.5.0||58 MB||Download|
|Solution Menu (Windows 8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP/2000)||1.4.3||1.7 MB||Download|
|Windows Adobe RGB 1998 Installer Program (Windows 8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP/XP x64/2000/Me)||1.4.1||329 KB||Download|
|My Printer (Windows 2000)||2.9.5||2.7 MB||Download|
|MP Navigator EX (Windows XP x64)||3.05||46 MB||Download|
|Easy-PhotoPrint EX (Windows 2000)||3.2.0||43 MB||Download|
|PIXMA MP550 series CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)||126.96.36.199||16 MB||Download|
|ICA Driver For Mac (OS X 10.6)||3.3.4||8.6 MB||Download|
|PIXMA MP550 series CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.5/10.6)||188.8.131.52||18 MB||Download|
|PIXMA MP550 series Scanner Driver (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/10.7/10.6/Mac OS X 10.5)||15.5.2a||12 MB||Download|
|Canon ScanGear for (OS X 10.3/10.4/10.5)||15.4.1||12 MB||Download|
|ICA Driver (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)||4.0.0||7.1 MB||Download|
|IJ Scan Utility Lite (OS X 10.11)||2.3.0||22 MB||Download|
|Easy-PhotoPrint EX (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)||4.7.0||102 MB||Download|
|My Image Garden OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/Mac OS X 10.8)||3.5.0||300 MB||Download|
|My Image Garden (OS X 10.7)||3.2.0||299 MB||Download|
|Easy-PhotoPrint EX (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)||4.6.0||102 MB||Download|
|MP Navigator EX 3.0 Opener (OS X 10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)||1.0.0a||2.1 MB||Download|
|MP Navigator EX (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)||3.0.6||29 MB||Download|
|My Image Garden (OS X 10.6)||3.1.0||298 MB||Download|
|Solution Menu (OS X 10.3/10.4/10.5/10.6)||1.4.1||711 KB||Download|
|Solution Menu (OS X 10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10)||1.4.1a||2.2 MB||Download|
|Easy-WebPrint EX (Mac OS X 10.5/10.6)||1.1.0||9.8 MB||Download|
|Easy-PhotoPrint EX (OS X 10.4/10.5/10.6)||4.1.6||102 MB||Download|
|MP Navigator EX (OS X 10.3/10.4/10.5/10.6)||3.0.5||29 MB||Download|
|MP Navigator EX 3.0 Opener (OS X 10.6)||1.0.0||222 KB||Download|
|My Image Garden (OS X 10.5)||1.0.0||289 MB||Download|
|Linux Source file for ScanGear||1.4||2.1 MB||Download|
|Debian Linux Print Drivers||3.2||2.3 MB||Download|
|ScanGear for Linux||1.4||2.1 MB||Download|
|RPM Linux Print Drivers||3.2||2.3 MB||Download|
|PIXMA MP550 series User Manual (Windows)||1.00||15 MB||Download|
|PIXMA MP550 series User Manual (Mac)||1.10||32 MB||Download|
|Guide for My Image Garden (Mac)||V3.2||11 MB||Download|
|Guide for My Image Garden (Windows)||V3.2||11 MB||Download|
Canon PIXMA MP550 Driver & Software Package Free Download For Windows, Mac Os
You do not have to go into another website ever since you will get the driver of Canon PIXMA MP550. since you can download them on our site “Update Canon Printer Drivers“ that provides a download link for the driver & software directly from the Canon official site. Just click on the download web link available below and follow the manual instruction or you can also download user manual below to complete the installation process.