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Canon PIXMA MG4240



  • Convenient and easy to replace

  • Micro ink droplets for precise print

  • High resolution photo printing

  • User-friendly colour display

  • Use and share wirelessly

  • Tablet and smartphone ready

  • Automatic double sided printing

  • Internet ready printer

  • Built-in card reader

  • High resolution scanning

  • Facebook photo printing

  • One-stop creative software

Specifications in detail


  • Main Functions

    Print, Copy, Scan

  • Other Functions

    Quality photos

    Double sided documents

    Smartphone and tablet printing

    AirPrint support

    Printing via Internet

  • What's in the box

    All-In-One printer, 2 FINE cartridges, Power cord, Setup guide, Software and User’s manual CD


  • Print Resolution

    Up to 4800¹ x 1200 dpi

  • Print Engine

    Inkjet FINE print head technology

    4-colour system with min. 2pl ink droplet size

    2 FINE Cartridges with ChromaLife100

  • Mono Document Print Speed

    ESAT: Approx. 9.9 ipm¹

  • Colour Document Print Speed

    ESAT: Approx. 5.7 ipm¹

  • Photo Print Speed

    Borderless 10x15cm : Approx. 44 seconds¹

  • Borderless Printing

    Yes (A4, Letter, 20x25cm, 13x18cm, 10x15cm)

  • Two Sided Printing

    Auto Duplex Print (A4, Letter)

Direct Disc Printing

  • Other Print Features

    Fit-to-Page print, Scaled print, Multiple page per sheet print, Booklet print, Poster print, Collate¹


  • Standard Ink Cartridges

    2 FINE Cartridges

    PG-440 (Black)

    CL-441 (Colour)

  • Optional Ink Cartridges

    High yield XL Cartridges

    PG-440XL (Black)

    CL-441XL (Colour)

  • Ink Tank Life - Document Printing

    A4 Colour Document¹

    Black: 180 pages

    Black XL: 600 pages

    Colour: 180 pages

    Colour XL: 400 pages

  • Ink Tank Life - Photo Printing

    10x15cm photo¹

    Black: 2465* photos

    Black XL: 7560* photos

    Colour: 69 photos

    Colour XL: 150 photos

    * Estimated supplemental yield


  • Paper Types

    Plain Paper, Envelopes, Photo Paper Pro Platinum (PT-101), Photo Paper Plus Glossy II (PP-201), Photo Paper Pro Luster (LU-101), 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)

  • Maximum Paper Input

    Front Tray: Max. 100 sheets

  • Paper Sizes

    A4, A5, B5, Letter, Legal, Envelopes (DL size or Commercial #10), 10x15cm, 13x18cm, 20x25cm

  • Paper Weight

    Plain paper: 64 - 105 g/m²

    Photo paper up to approx. 300 g/m² (Canon special media)


  • Scanner Type

    Flatbed, CIS colour scanner

Film Scanning

  • Scanner Resolution - Optical

    Up to 1200 x 2400 dpi¹

  • A4 Scan Speed

    Approx. 14 seconds¹

  • Colour Scanning Depth

    Flatbed scan 48bit input / 24bit output (RGB each 16bit/8bit)

  • Halftone/Greyscale

    Flatbed scan 16bit input / 8bit output

  • Compatibility


  • Effective Scanning Width

    A4/LTR (216x297mm)

  • Text Recognition - OCR

    Yes (My Image Garden software)

  • Scan Methods & Enhancements

    Scan to PC, Document Scan (PDF, Compact PDF, JPEG, TIFF, PNG), Photo Scan (JPEG, TIFF, PNG), Auto Scan Mode, PDF file creation with optional password security, Text recognition (OCR), Scan and Stitch, Scan to Cloud, Scan to e-mail, Scan to memory card


  • Copy Speed Colour Document

    sFCOT: Approx. 20 seconds¹

    sESAT: Approx. 4.3 ipm¹

  • Multiple Copy

    1-99 copies

  • Zoom

    25 - 400% (in 1% increments)

    Fit to page

    A5 to A4, B5 to A4, A4 to A5 and A4 to B5

  • Copy functions & enhancements

    Document Copying, Photo Copying, Borderless copy, 2-sided copy, 2-on-1 and 4-on-1 copy, Frame erase copy, Adjust quality (High, Standard, Fast)


  • Display Type & Size

    6.2 cm colour TFT display

  • Display Languages

    23 selectable languages : English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese, Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Finnish, Russian, Czech, Hungarian, Polish, Slovenian, Turkish, Greek, Japanese, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Indonesian

  • Interface Type - PC / Mac

    Hi-Speed USB (B Port)

    Wi-Fi: IEEE802.11 b/g/n

    Wi-Fi Security: WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK, WEP

    Wireless LAN Frequency Band: 2.4GHz

    Please refer to the user manual for instructions on how to activate/deactivate the wireless LAN.

  • Interface Type - Non PC

    Android devices, iPhone, iPod touch and iPad¹

    Apple AirPrint

    PIXMA Cloud Link

    Memory card reader

  • Compatible Memory Cards

    SD Card, SDHC Card, MultiMedia Card, MultiMedia Card Plus, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick Micro*, RS-MMC*, mini SD Card*, micro SD Card*, mini SDHC Card*, micro SDHC Card*, MMC mobile*

    *Using recommended adapter - not supplied.

  • Card Direct Print Functions

    Browse and print photos, select paper type and size, borderless photo print, print previously scanned PDF documents

  • Card Direct Print Enhancements

    Auto Photo Fix II, Red-eye correction, crop image, adjust quality


  • Included Software

    MP Driver including Scanning Utility

    My Image Garden


    Full HD Movie Print¹

    Quick Menu

    Easy-WebPrint EX (download)²

  • Supported Operating Systems

    Windows 10 (32 and 64bit)

    Windows 8 (32 and 64bit)

    Windows 8 (32 and 64bit)

    Windows RT

    Windows 7 (32 and 64bit)

    Windows Vista (32 and 64bit)

    Windows XP (32bit)

    Mac OS X 10.5.8 - 10.8

  • Windows System Requirements

    Windows 7: 1GHz or faster CPU, 1GB RAM (32bit) / 2GB RAM (64bit)

    Windows Vista SP1 or SP2: 1GHz or faster CPU, 512MB RAM

    Windows XP SP3: 300MHz or faster CPU, 128MB RAM

    Browser: Internet Explorer 6 or higher

    CD-ROM Drive

    Display: 800 x 600 or better

  • Mac System Requirements

    Mac OS X v10.7: Intel Core2Duo (or higher) CPU, 1GB RAM

    Mac OS X v10.6: Intel CPU, 1GB RAM

    Mac OS X v10.5.8: Intel CPU, 512MB RAM

    Browser: Safari 3 or higher

    CD-ROM Drive

    Display: XGA 1024 x 768 or better


  • Weight

    Approx. 5.7 kg

  • Dimensions (W x D x H)

    449 x 304 x 152mm

  • Acoustic Noise Levels

    Approx. 43.0dB¹

  • Operating Temperature


  • Operating Humidity

    10-90%RH (no dew condensation)

  • Power Source

    AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz

  • Power Consumption

    Off: Approx. 0.2 W

    Standby (USB connection to PC): Approx. 0.7 W (scanning lamp off)

    Standby (all ports connected): Approx. 2.1 W (scanning lamp off)

    Time to enter Standby mode: 7 minutes

    Copying: Approx. 19 W ¹

All specifications subject to change without notice.

Print speed may vary depending on system configuration, interface, software, document complexity, print mode, page coverage, type of paper used etc.

Ink yield may vary depending on texts/photos printed, applications software used, print mode and type of paper used. For yield information see www.canon-europe.com/ink/yield

Scan speed may vary depending on system configuration, interface, software, scan mode settings and document size etc.

Copy speed may vary depending on document complexity, copy mode, page coverage, type of paper used etc. and does not take into account warming up time.

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For more information on ChromaLife100+ please visit www.canon-europe.com/chromalife100

  1. ¹ Ink droplets can be placed with a minimum pitch of 1/4800 inch

  2. ¹ Document print speed on plain paper is measured based on average of ESAT in Office Category Test of ISO/IEC 24734 standard.

  3. ¹ Document print speed on plain paper is measured based on average of ESAT in Office Category Test of ISO/IEC 24734 standard.

  4. ¹ Photo print speed is based on default driver setting using ISO/JIS-SCID N2 standard on Canon Photo Paper Plus Glossy II and does not take into account data processing time on host computer.

  5. ¹ Some features available in Windows driver only.

  6. ¹ Declared yield value in accordance with ISO/IEC 24711 standard. Values obtained by continuous printing.

  7. ¹ Declared yield value in accordance with ISO/IEC 29102. Values obtained by continuous printing.

  8. ¹ Optical resolution is a measure of maximum hardware sampling resolution based on ISO 14473 standard. When scanning in high resolution, the scan size is restricted (maximum optical resolution for A4 scan is 600dpi).

  9. ¹ Colour document scan speed is measured with ISO/IEC 24735 Annex C Test Chart A. Scan speed indicates the time measured between pressing the scan button of the scanner driver and the on-screen status display turns off.

  10. ¹ Colour document copy speed is measured based on average of sFCOT and sESAT in Performance Test of ISO/IEC 29183 standard.

  11. ¹ Requires connection over Wi-Fi network and installation of free Canon application: EPP for Android and iEPP for iOS. Not available in certain countries or regions.

  12. ¹ Full HD Movie Print is available for MOV and MP4 movie files created by select Canon digital cameras and camcorders. Requires installation of software bundled with Canon video or digital camera, from which the movie was captured. MOV files require: ZoomBrowser EX / ImageBrowser (version 6.5 or later), MP4 files require: ImageBrowser EX (version 1.0 or later).

    ² Easy-WebPrint EX requires Internet Explorer 7 or later

  13. ¹ When printing ISO/JIS-SCID N2 pattern on 10x15cm Photo Paper Plus Glossy II using default settings.

  14. ¹ When copying ISO/JIS-SCID N2 (printed by inkjet printer) on A4 size plain paper using default settings.