Canon PIXMA iP8500 Driver, Manual & Software Download

Sunday, March 12th 2017. | iP Series

Canon PIXMA iP8500 Driver, Manual & Software Download Windows, Mac, Linux – From time to time, Canon never stops to chase great quality of printers for its customers. There are many printers manufactured by the brand and each printer has things that can be admired of. This time, we are going to know about PIXMA iP8500, a printer that has been invented by Canon for some time and has been known as a personal photo printer that can produce the quality of printing result which can be compared with photo lab in similar ways.

Intended to be a printer that can be used for printing photos, Canon has prepared many good specifications and features for the printer. The printer has 4800 x 2400 dpi resolution that can give better photo printing result, compared with other printers. It’s also built to have 12 ppm color and 16 ppm black. You can produce many printed papers less than an hour. Well, that will convenient for you who have many works to do. Canon iP8500 also has duplex printing which can help you to reduce wasting papers.

You can have good experiences by the time you’re using Canon PIXMA iP 8500. It’s so great that you will consider recommending it to other people. You’re going to love to use the printer whenever and whatever you want.

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Canon PIXMA iP8500 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 2000 / Macintosh / Mac OS X (10.2/10.3/10.4/10.5/10.6)

Specification Canon PIXMA iP8500

ResolutionUp to 4800 x 2400 dpi
Print engine8-ink ChromaPLUS Photo system with FINE and Micro-Nozzles ejecting 2 pl drop size permanently
Colour managementICM, ColorSync, Exif Print
Colour print speedText & Graphics: Up to 15 ppm (Max), 4.6 ppm (Std); A4 Full Page: Up to 2.38 ppm (Std)
Photo print speedA4: 35 seconds (Max); Borderless 4 x 6″: 21 seconds (Max)
Media typePlain Paper, Envelopes, Photo Paper Pro (PR-101), Photo Paper Plus Glossy (PP-101), Photo Paper Plus Double Sided (PP-101D), Photo Paper Plus Semi-gloss (SG-101), Glossy Photo Paper (GP-401), Matte Photo Paper (MP-101), High Resolution Paper (HR-101N), Transparency (CF-102), T shirt Transfer (TR-301), Photo Stickers (PS-101)
Media weightSheet feeder: 64 to 105 g/m² and supported Canon special media up to 273 g/m²
Media inputSheet feeder: 150 sheets; Cassette: 150 sheets; CD-R / DVD tray: 1 printable CD-R or DVD
CD-R printingAvailable as standard
Media sizeSheet feeder: A4, B5, A5, Letter, Legal, Envelopes (DL size or Commercial 10), 4 x 6″, 5 x 7″, Credit Card (54 x 86 mm); Cassette: A4, B5, A5, Letter, Envelopes (DL size or Commercial 10), 4 x 6″, 5 x 7″
Borderless printingAvailable using Photo Paper Pro, Photo Paper Plus Glossy, Photo Paper Plus Double Sided, Photo Paper Plus Semi-gloss, Glossy Photo Paper or Matte Photo Paper in A4, 4 x 6″, 5 x 7″ & Credit Card sizes
Two-sided printingAvailable using Photo Paper Plus Double Sided or plain paper in A4, B5, A5, Letter & 5 x 7″ sizes
Ink cartridge configurationSingle Ink technology – eight separate ink tanks (BCI-6BK, BCI-6C, BCI-6PC, BCI-6M, BCI 6PM, BCI 6Y, BCI-6R, BCI-6G)
Black ink tank life210 pages at 5% coverage; 1100 pages (Printing ISO/JIS-SCID N5 image)
Colour ink tank(s) life210 pages at 5% coverage per ink tank Cyan: 1100 pages, Magenta: 790 pages, Yellow: 540 pages, Photo Cyan: 380 pages, Photo Magenta: 280, Red: 2300, Green: 2300 (Printing ISO/JIS-SCID N5 image)
PC interface & connectivityUSB and USB 2.0 Hi-Speed
Camera interface & connectivityDirect Print Port: Camera direct photo printing from PictBridge & Bubble Jet Direct compliant digital cameras & camcorders
Camera direct printingCompatibility: Exif 2.21 or earlier, DPOF compliant
Operating system requirementsWindows: PC with Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows Me or Windows 98, USB interface¹, CD-ROM Drive. Free hard disk space: 50 MB for Windows XP/2000, 15 MB for Windows Me/98. Mac: Macintosh computer with Mac OS 9.x or Mac OS X v10.2.1 or later, USB interface. Free hard disk space: 30 MB for Mac OS 9.x, 100 MB for Mac OS X v10.2.1 or later.
Driver featuresWindows: Photo Optimizer PRO, Image Optimizer, Photo Noise Reduction, Vivid Photo; Mac: Photo Optimizer PRO, Photo Noise Reduction, Vivid Photo; Mac OS X: Photo Noise Reduction, Vivid Photo
Software includedWindows: Easy-WebPrint, Easy-PhotoPrint, PhotoRecord, CD-LabelPrint; Mac: Easy-PhotoPrint
Power sourceAC 220-240V 50/60 Hz
Power consumptionApprox. 1 W (standby), approx. 23 W (printing)
Temperature range5 – 35 °C
Humidity10 – 90% RH
Acoustic noise levelsApprox. 34dB (A) (quiet mode)
Dimensions (W x D x H)453 x 293 x 170 mm
WeightApprox. 7.3 kg

Canon PIXMA iP8500 Driver & Software Installations

Method 1: How To Install The Canon PIXMA iP8500 Driver With Free Download

In this case, we are going to install Canon PIXMA iP8500 without CD (Automatic Wizard)

What you need:

  1. You are required to have a driver setup or the software file of Canon PIXMA iP8500. For the file of the driver setup, you simply click the link below for the download.
  2. 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 iP8500 printer with the Setup File.

  1. First, of course, you need to turn on the computer as well as the Canon PIXMA iP8500 as well.
  2. Still, try not to connect the Canon PIXMA iP8500 printer USB cable first before it is suggested.
  3. Download the driver setup of Canon PIXMA iP8500 and install it in your computer by following all of the instruction for the installation progress.
  4. Then connect the USB cable of Canon PIXMA iP8500 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 iP8500 already detected in the computer, it will go to further instructions.
  5. Follow the wizard instructions to finish the installation process.
  6. When it is finished, the Canon PIXMA iP8500 printer can be used for the printing process.

Method 2: How To Install Canon PIXMA iP8500 Drivers Manually

When you choose this method, you need the help of “Add a printer” option from the Windows inbuilt feature.

What you need:

  1. You are obliged to have the Software/Driver Setup file of Canon PIXMA iP8500. You can try to download it from the links provided.
  2. You also require the USB cable of Canon PIXMA iP8500 printer.

How to install:

  1. The first step, turn on all of your devices, in this case, are the computer and the Canon PIXMA iP8500 printer.
  2. Connect the USB cable of Canon PIXMA iP8500 from the printer to the computer.
  3. Next, extract Canon PIXMA iP8500 setup file and also their extracted location (it will be commonly found in TEMP folder)
  4. Click Start à Control Panel à View Devices & Printer (for Windows 7 and Vista OS). For XP OS, you can click on “Fax & Printers.
  5. Click on “Add a printer.”
  6. When it has been ready and adjusted for the driver’s location, give it the path where you extracted the setup file.
  7. Follow all of the wizard instructions to finish the installation.
  8. When you have done, you can use the Canon PIXMA iP8500 printer is ready to be used on your computer.

Method 3: Canon PIXMA iP8500 Driver Free Download Installations

How to install Canon PIXMA iP8500 Printer with software CD (Automatic Wizard)

What you need:

  1. You require CD/DVD drive installed on your personal computer.
  2. A Software/Driver CD Disk of Canon PIXMA iP8500 that included with the printer package is needed.
  3. 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 iP8500 printer with CD Drive.

  1. First of all, do not forget to turn on your computer and also the Canon PIXMA iP8500 printer.
  2. Do not plug in the USB cable of Canon PIXMA iP8500 printer until needed.
  3. Insert Canon PIXMA iP8500 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.
  4. Connect the USB Cable of Canon PIXMA iP8500 printer to the computer when the setup wizard asks you to plug in the USB Cable.
  5. Wait until the USB cable Canon PIXMA iP8500 is detected and follow the wizard instructions for the further process of the installation.
  6. When it is done, you will find out the Canon PIXMA iP8500 printer is ready to use.

How to Install Canon PIXMA iP8500 Printer Driver on Linux

Requirements:

  1. A Linux-run device
  2. A Common Unix Printer Service (CUPS) installed on the device.

Guidelines:

  1. Run the computer and run the CUPS.
  2. Visit the web-based interface.
  3. Open a browser and navigate to localhost: 631.
  4. Connect the printer.
  5. On the browser, go to Administration tab and select Printers.
  6. Select Add Printer.
  7. Enter username and password.
  8. Your printer (Canon PIXMA iP8500) should be on the list displayed. Select it and press Continue.
  9. CUPS detect and add the printer.
  10. A configuration window will pop up, fill values as needed.
  11. The printer is ready to use.

How to Uninstall Canon PIXMA iP8500 Printer Driver

For Windows:

  1. Look for the Windows button on your device’s keyboard.
  2. Select Control Panel.
  3. Look for Uninstall a Program tab, select it.
  4. Look for the name of the printer driver you wish to uninstall.
  5. Click on the Uninstall button.
  6. Wait until the process is done.

For Mac:

  1. Open Apple Menu.
  2. Select System Preferences.
  3. Select Printers and Scanners.
  4. Choose a printer driver that you wish to uninstall. (Select Canon PIXMA iP8500 if your printer is of that type.)
  5. Click Remove.

For Linux:

  1. Go to Application.
  2. Select System Settings.
  3. Select Printers. Printer window will pop up.
  4. Locate Unlock button on the upper right section, select it.
  5. Enter password.
  6. Locate the Canon PIXMA iP8500 printer driver your wish to uninstall. Find a minus sign under it.
  7. Click the minus sign.

PIXMA IP8500 Wireless Connection Setup

Connecting with WPS

Requirement:

  1. Physical WPS push button must be present.
  2. The network must use WPA or WPA2 security.

Step 1

  1. Press printer’s Home button.

Step 2

  1. Use navigation arrows to select WLAN Setup icon.
  2. Press the left function button.

Wi-Fi lamp will light up after enabling wireless connection. Printer searches for access that supports WPS.

Step 3

  1. Press and hold WPS button for 5 seconds, release.
  2. Press OK button after 2 minutes.
  3. After the connection is made, press OK to complete setup.

Install software for PIXMA IP8500.

If the connection still fails, please contact manufacturer.

Standard Connection Method

Step 1

  1. Press printer’s Home button.

Step 2

  1. Use navigation arrows to select WLAN Setup icon.
  2. Press the left function button.

Wi-Fi lamp will light up after enabling wireless connection. Printer searches for access that supports WPS.

Step 3

  1. Press the Stop/Reset button
  2. Select Standard setup then press OK button to start process of standard setup.

Printer is searching for available wireless network.

  1. Use navigation arrows to select access point (the name of your network). Press OK.

Press left function button to search again if you cannot see your network on the list.

  1. Press OK to input/edit network password (case sensitive).

Use the virtual keyboard to enter a password. Follow the procedure as instructed:

  1. Password is case sensitive. Press the center function button to navigate between numeric, upper case, and lower case.
  2. Use navigation arrows to pick a character on the keyboard, press OK to confirm selection, and move another character.
  3. Repeat step (a) and (b) for more characters to input.
  4. After inputting password, press left function button to complete.
  5. Confirm your password. Press OK to edit, if needed.
  6. Press left function button to complete setup. Press OK.

Follow by installing software for PIXMA IP8500.

If the connection still fails, please contact the manufacturer.

PIXMA IP8500-factory default settings

Step 1

  1. Press printer’s Home button.

Step 2

  1. Use navigation arrows to select Setup icon.
  2. Press the right function button.

Step 3

  1. Use left navigation arrow to select Device Settings.
  2. Press OK.

Step 4

  1. Use up navigation arrow to access LAN settings.
  2. Press OK.
  3. Use down navigation arrow to select Yes for reset setting.
  4. Press OK.
  5. WLAN Settings now reset. A message [Processing….Please wait momentarily] is shown.
  6. Press OK to complete resetting WLAN.

canonprinterseries.com provide a download link for Canon PIXMA iP8500 publishing directly from Canon website with easy-to-download, to get the download link can be found below.

Operating SystemVersionSizeDownload
Canon iP8500 Printer Driver For Windows Vista (64-bit)1.90/1.90b3.4 MBDownload
Canon iP8500 Printer Driver For (Windows 2000/Windows XP)1.807 MBDownload
Canon Inkjet Printer Driver Add-On Module For Windows (7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)1.104.1 MBDownload
My Printer (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)3.3.05.6 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)4.7.058 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (Windows XP x64)4.7.058 MBDownload
My Printer (Windows 2000)2.9.52.7 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (Windows 2000)3.2.043 MBDownload
Easy-LayoutPrint For (Windows 2000/Vista/Vista64/XP/XP64)1.0336 MBDownload
Canon CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.5/10.6)10.51.2.09.8 MBDownload
Canon iP8500 Printer Driver For (OS X 10.2/10.3/10.4/10.5)4.836.3 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (OS X 10.4/10.5/10.6)4.1.6102 MBDownload
Printer User Guide for Windows users1.04.7 MBDownload

Canon PIXMA iP8500 Driver & Software Package Free Download For Windows, Mac Os, Linux

You do not have to go into another website ever since you will get the driver of Canon PIXMA iP8500. since you can download them on our site 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.

Canon PIXMA iP8500 Driver & Software Download