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Terrific Resolution &#8212; This level of quality is achieved by 4800 x 12007 maximum color dpi thanks to Canon Full-photolithography Inkjet Nozzle Engineering (FINE) with a patented print head firing ink droplets as small as 2pl. This delivers superb quality and detail in both your business documents and photos.<br/><br/>High Performance Ink Cartridges &#8212; These two genuine Canon ink cartridges contain specially-formulated inks for great document and photo quality. One is a black & white cartridge for laser-quality text and one is a multi-color cartridge for pictures. Both are easy to use and replace.<br/><br/><br/><br/>EasyPhoto-Print EX &#8212; Your days of driving to the store or waiting on long lines at a kiosk to print your photos are over. Do it yourself at home with your Canon PIXMA printer! Print as many images as you want on photo paper up to 8.5" x 11". You can even print multiple pictures on one page. Plus, with one touch of your mouse, EasyPhoto-Print automatically crops images, corrects red-eye, smoothes facial lines and skin tone and even brightens and sharpens faces. <br/><br/><br/><br/><br/>Images Per Minute (IPM) &#8212; In March 2009, the International Standards Organization implemented a print standard for inkjet printer document print speeds which is a universal measure utilizing three types of standardized test documents in "real world" conditions - one, four page Excel document, one - four page Word document and one-four page PDF document. This new standard will allow you to easily compare the print speeds of printers manufactured by different companies. <br/><br/><br/>
Fully-Integrated Auto Document Feeder &#8212; The built-in 30 sheet Automatic Document Feeder (ADF) makes it easy to copy, scan or fax multiple documents without having to load them one at a time. Its full integration makes it easier to fit into tight spots and once it's loaded it lets you do, well whatever you want.<br/><br/>Dual Color Gamut Technology &#8212; Copy with confidence as this built-in technology automatically optimizes your originals so copies stay true to it, time after time, copy after copy.<br/><br/><br/><br/><br/><br/>Auto Scan Mode &#8212; Automatically recognizes the type of original, then scans and saves the suitable settings8. Quick Start &#8212; Powering up your printer is now faster than ever. After pressing the power button you can begin inputting commands in approximately two seconds. So, full operation is possible in a much shorter time.<br/><br/>Auto Photo Fix II &#8212; This built-in technology automatically categorizes your images into one of five types - Portrait, Scenery, Night Scenery, Snapshot with Scenery, and Snapshot with Night Scenery - then applies optimal image and multi-zone exposure correction. So, unexposed areas of the photo will be optimized, area by area and faces that are backlit and under-exposed will automatically be brightened with correct color cast to help ensure more accurate skin tones for gorgeous images. <br/><br/><br/><br/>Easy-WebPrint EX &#8212; Your days of driving to the store or waiting on long lines at a kiosk to print your photos are over. Do it yourself at home with your Canon PIXMA printer! Print as many images as you want on photo paper up to 8.5" x 11". You can even print multiple pictures on one page. Plus, with one touch of your mouse, EasyPhoto-Print automatically crops images, corrects red-eye, smoothes facial lines and skin tone and even brightens and sharpens faces. <br/><br/>
Built-In Wireless&#8212; Print or scan wirelessly1 from any Wi-Fi enabled computer around the house.<br/><br/><br/><br/><br/>Super G3 Fax2 &#8212; The business fax standard for color and PC facsimiles on plain paper meets the home office workhorse with 20 coded speed dials and up to 50 incoming pages9 to meet your every communication need.<br/><br/>iPhone Printing &#8212; Take full advantage of Canon's fantastic Wi-Fi printing technology to unlock, print and share your stored images right on the spot. Print your photos wirelessly from compatible iPhone 3G, 3GS and iPod touch models3. <br/><br/>PictBridge & Optional Bluetooth &#8212; Don't feel like using a computer? No problem. Thanks to a PictBridge connection you can also conveniently print photos directly from your digital camera, DV camcorder or camera phone4,5. Plus, you can print from the BU-30 wireless Bluetooth5 unit.<br/><br/><br/>USB 2.0 Hi-Speed &#8212;Plug the cable into your PC for a super-fast connection for your data transfers. <br/><br/>
Want an easy way to print those snapshots you capture everyday-instantly? Download the FREE Canon Easy-PhotoPrint app. to your iPhone or&#160;iPod touch and tap your way to great looking wireless prints with select Canon printers. Visit www.usa.canon.com/iepp for more information.<br/><br/>
Imagine and explore all the possibilities with Creative Park. You'll find lots of fun materials you can download and print for FREE! Enjoy creative crafts such as 3D Paper Crafts, Scrapbooking, Greeting Cards and so much more!<br/><br/><br/>
<br/><br/> <br/><br/> <br/><br/> Generation Green is Canon's environmental initiative. This program encompasses eligible Scanners, PIXMA Inkjet Printers and imageCLASS laser printers. Generation Green is designed to provide business partners, customers and consumers a way to learn about the environmentally-friendly approach that Canon is taking to design many of its current and future products and solutions; for example, possible cost savings through energy efficiency. The MX340 has the following Generation Green characteristics: <br/><br/> 4 in 1, 2 in 1 Printing - This option allows users to place multiple pages on 1 page, saving up to 75% of your paper supply. Quick Start - The energy efficient Quick Start feature makes it easy to start up your printer in a matter of seconds, making it more convenient to keep the printer off, thus reducing energy consumption. Reduction in Packaging - The packaging of the MX340 has been reduced by 5.66% compared to the 2008 model. Downsizing the packaging helps reduces CO2 emissions and waste throughout the whole process of production, shipping, to selling. ENERGY STAR - Qualified products are 25% more efficient than conventional models. By using less energy, these products reduce greenhouse gas emissions and saves energy as well as money. RoHS Compliance - RoHS is a directive from the European Union that restricts the use of hazardous materials found in electronic products. This product contains no cadmium, mercury, lead, hexavalent chromium, Polybrominated Biphenyls (PBB), or Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers (PBDE). Hardware Recycling Program - Canon is committed to the world community and the belief that we are building a better world for future generations. We want to work with our customers to help ensure appropriate recycling of products to help improve the environment and our local communities. Refurbishing Program - The Canon U.S.A., Inc. refurbishing facility manages all waste stream processes for Canon products, so Canon has full control over recovery and salvage for Canon products, not third-party vendors. Inkjet Cartridge Recycling - To contribute to zero landfill waste, Canon is introducing a collection and recycling program for Genuine Canon Inkjet Printer Cartridges. <br/> To learn more about Generation Green, visit www.usa.canon.com/green
Energy Star qualified products and practices help you save money and reduce greenhouse emissions by meeting strict energy efficiency guidelines set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy. For more information regarding Canon Energy Star, visit www.usa.canon.com/energystar


MX340 PIXMA MX340 Wireless Office All-In-One Printer Document Kit: Cross Sell Sheet Getting Started Important Information Sheet Network Setup Troubleshooting Setup Software & User's Guide CD-ROM Warranty Card Ink Cartridges: PG-210 (Black Cartridge) CL-211 (Color Cartridge) Power Cord Bonus Paper (PP-201, 5 sheets) Telephone Line Cable USB Cable



Printing Method


Print Speed (up to)

4 x 6 borderless photo: approximately 43 seconds11
Black:ESAT; 8.4 ipm10
Color:ESAT; 4.8 ipm10

Number of Nozzles

Black: 320
Color: 1,152
Total: 1,472

Picoliter Size (color)

2 and 5

Print Resolution (Up to)

Black: Up to 600 x 600 dpi7
Color: Up to 4800 x 1200 dpi7

Paper Sizes

4x 6, 4x 8, 5x 7, 8x 10, Letter, Legal, U.S. #10 envelopes

Automatic Sheet Feeder

100 pages
ADF: 30 Sheets

Paper Compatibility

Plain: Plain Paper, High Resolution Paper; Super High Gloss: Photo Paper Pro Platinum, Photo Paper Pro II; Glossy: Photo Paper Plus Glossy II, Photo Paper Glossy; Semi-Gloss: Photo Paper Plus Semi-Gloss; Matte: Matte Photo Paper; Envelope: U.S. #10 Envelope

Printer Features

Auto Document Feeder, Auto Document Fix, Auto Photo Fix II, Auto Sheet Feeder, Borderless Printing12 Document Printing, Photo Printing, Template Print


Copy Speed (up to)

Color ESAT: 3.4 ipm10

Reduction / Enlargement

25% - 400%

Copy Features

4-in-1 / 2-in-1 Copy, AE (Auto Exposure / Intensity) copy, Borderless, Fit-to-Page, Gutter Shadow Correction Copy, Image Repeat, Intensity, Multiple Copy: 1-99 pages , Preset Copy Ratios, Sort (ADF), Zoom


Scanning Element

Contact Image Sensor (CIS)

Max. Resolutions

Optical:1200 x 2400 dpi
ADF 600 x 600 dpi (Optical)
Interpolated:19,200 x 19,200 dpi

Scanning Mode

48-bit internal / 24-bit external

Scanner Features

Auto Scan Mode8, Push Scan, Scan To Memory, Network Scan

Color Depth

48-bit internal/24-bit external

Max. Document Size

Flatbed: 8.5 x 11.7
ADF: 8.5 x 14


Modem Speed

33.6 Kbps (Super G3 color FAX)2

Transmission Speed (approx.)

Black: Approx. 3 sec. / page13
Color: Approx. 1 min. / page13

Memory Capacity

Approx. 50 Pages

Memory Capacity

Approx. 50 pages9

Speed Dialing

20 Locations


Other Features

Dual Color Gamut Processing Technology, Fully-Integrated Auto Document Feeder,Full Dot Matrix LCD, PictBridge, Quick Start

OS Compatibility

Windows 7®, Windows Vista®, Windows XP/2000 and Mac OS® X v10.4 - v10.6.x15

Standard Interface

Wireless LAN (IEEE 802.11b/g)1 (Compatible with IEEE802.11n)14 USB 2.0 Hi-Speed, PictBridge (Cable not included), Bluetooth® v2.0 (Optional)5

Software Included

Setup Software and User's Guide CD-ROM,MX340 Printer Driver, Easy-PhotoPrint EX, MP Navigator EX, Easy-WebPrint EX (Windows Only)6,Solution Menu

Dimension (W x D x H)

18.1 (W) x 16.4 (D) x 7.8 (H)


19 lbs.


One year limited warranty with InstantExchange program. 1-Year toll-free technical phone support16

Compatible Supplies & Accessories

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  1. Wireless printing requires a working network with wireless 802.11b/g capability. Wireless performance may vary based on terrain and distance between the printer and wireless network clients.
  2. The Public Switched Telephone Network currently supports fax modem speeds of 28.8 Kbps or lower, depending on telephone line conditions. Sending and receiving fax machines need to conform to ITU-T v.34 guidelines.
  3. Requires Canon Easy Photo Print for iPhone App, available for free at the App Store.
  4. Requires mobile phone equipped with PictBridge technology and a USB cable.
  5. Requires mobile phone (or other device) equipped with Bluetooth v2.0 technology and optional Canon Bluetooth Unit BU-30. Bluetooth operation depends on the device and software version used. Operating distance is approx. 10 meters but may vary due to obstacles, radio signals, locations where radio interference occurs, magnetic fields from microwave ovens, device sensitivity and/or antenna performance.
  6. Compatible with Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 in Windows Vista or Windows XP only. Not included on installation CD. Requires internet connection during installation.
  7. Resolution may vary based on printer driver setting. Color ink droplets can be placed with a horizontal pitch of 1/4800 inch at minimum.
  8. For network users, Auto Scan Mode is only available when scanning at a computer using MP Navigator EX software and selecting the 1-click feature "Save to PC".
  9. Page count is based on ITU-T No. 1 chart or Canon FAX Standard Chart No. 1.
  10. ISO/IEC 24734, 24735 define the default print and copy speed measurement methods. Print speeds are the averages of ESAT in Office Category Test for the default simplex mode, ISO/IEC 24734, excluding time to print the first set. Copy speed is the average of FCOT, ISO/IEC 24735 Annex D. ADF copy speeds are the averages of ESAT in General Performance Test for the default simplex mode, ISO/IEC 24735 (ESAT: excluding time to copy the first set). Copy speed may vary depending on document complexity, copy mode, page coverage, type of paper used, etc. and does not take into account warm-up time. See www.usa.canon.com/ipm for additional details.
  11. Photo print speeds are based on the standard mode driver setting using photo test pattern(s) and select Canon Photo Paper. Print speed is measured as soon as first page begins to feed into printer and will vary depending on system configuration, interface, software, document complexity, print mode, types of paper used and page coverage. See www.usa.canon.com/printspeed for additional information
  12. Supported paper types for borderless printing are as follows: Photo Paper Pro II, Photo Paper Plus Glossy II, Photo Paper Plus Semi-gloss, Photo Paper Glossy and Matte Photo Paper.
  13. Black & white document fax transmission speed is based on default setting using ITU-T No.1 chart. Color document fax transmission speed is based on default setting using Canon Color Fax Test Sheet. Actual transmission speed vary depending on document complexity, fax setting at receiving end, and line conditions etc.
  14. Transmission rate will be limited to IEEE802.11g and will operate in the 2.4GHz frequency band.
  15. System requirements vary by application.
  16. Warranty programs are subject to certain conditions and restrictions. See www.usa.canon.com/support for details.

† Prices and specifications subject to change without notice. Actual prices are determined by individual dealers and may vary.

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