Canon PIXMA iX6870 Driver Download & User Manual

Saturday, May 20th 2017. | iX Series

Canon PIXMA iX6870 Driver Download & User Manual For Windows, MacOS and Linux – Nothing will go wrong with Canon PIXMA iX6870. The printer maximizes the performance of yours at work without making everything confusing. First, the printer is built with much easiness that will assist you to advance your gesture at work. This dependable printer has many benefits which will pull you into the greatest achievement in the office. At home, the printer can also convey you with wonderful results because the abilities of the printer won’t reduce in any bits. The printer handles your requests without causing any havoc.

Canon iX6870 is a printer that is granted by many good features and specifications. One of the specifications that you can enjoy from it is the optional choice for having XXL inks. Why has Canon made such thing for the printer? It’s because Canon wants to give you more ways for saving the cost and time. By having larger space for ink, you can make some adjustments which will help you in reducing the cost of refilling ink; and in the same time, you can stop wasting time for refilling the cartridge in short time.

Also, the printer has a great way of conducting efficient works by implanting the feature of AirPrint. It will allow you to print, scan, and copy things wirelessly. In sum, Canon PIXMA iX 6870 makes everything effortless.

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Canon PIXMA iX6870 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 / Macintosh / Mac OS X (10.12/10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/10.7/10.6) Linux

Canon PIXMA iX6870 Specification

Printer
Maximum Printing Resolution 9600 (horizontal) x 2400 (vertical) dpi
Print Head / Ink Type: Individual Ink Tank
Number of Nozzles: Total 5,120 nozzles
Ink Droplet Size: 1pl
Ink Tank: PGI-750 (Pigment Black), CLI-751 (Cyan / Magenta / Yellow / Black)
[Optional: PGI-755 XXL (Pigment Black), PGI-750XL (Pigment Black),
CLI-751XL (Cyan / Magenta / Yellow / Black)]
Print Speed Document: Col ESAT / Simplex approx. 10.4ipm
Document: B/W ESAT / Simplex approx. 14.5ipm
Photo (11 x 14″ image) PP-201 approx. 120secs.
Photo (4 x 6″) PP-201 / Borderless approx. 36secs.
Printable Width Up to 322.2mm (12.7 inch), Borderless: Up to 329mm (13 inch)
Printable Area Borderless Printing Top / Bottom / Right / Left margin: each 0mm (Supported Paper Size: A3+, A3, A4, LTR, LDR, 4 x 6″, 5 x 7″, 8 x 10″, 10 x 12″)
Bordered Printing Top margin: 3mm, Bottom margin: 5mm,
Left / Right margin: each 3.4mm (LTR / LGL: Left: 6.4mm, Right: 6.3mm)
Recommended Printing Area Top margin: 40.7mm / Bottom margin: 37.4mm
Paper Size A3+, A3, A4, A5, B4, B5, LTR, LGL, LDR, 4 x 6″, 5 x 7″, 8 x 10″, 10 x 12″, Envelopes (DL, COM10), Custum size (width 55 – 329mm, length 91 – 676mm)
Paper Handling (Rear Tray)
(Maximum Number)
Plain Paper A3, A4, A5, B4, B5, LTR, LGL, LDR = 150
High Resolution Paper (HR-101N) A3+ = 20, A3 = 50, A4 = 80
Photo Paper Pro Platinum (PT-101) A3+ = 1, A3, A4 = 10, 4 x 6″ = 20
Photo Paper Plus Glossy II (PP-201) A3+ = 1, A3, A4 = 10, 4 x 6″ = 20
Photo Paper Pro Luster (LU-101) A3+ = 1, A3, A4 = 10
Photo Paper Plus Semi-Gloss (SG-201) A3+ = 1, A3, A4, 8 x 10″ = 10, 4 x 6″ = 20
Glossy Photo Paper “Everyday Use” (GP-601) A4 = 10, 4 x 6″ = 20
Matte Photo Paper (MP-101) A3, A4 = 10, 4 x 6″ = 20
Envelope European DL / US Com. #10 = 10
Paper Weight Front Tray Plain Paper: 64 – 105g/m2, Canon specialty paper: max paper weight: approx. 300g/m2 (Photo Paper Pro Platinum PT-101)
Ink End Sensor Optical sensor + Dot count
Print Head Alignment Auto / Manual
Network
Protocol TCP / IP
Wired LAN Network Type IEEE 802.3u (100BASE-TX) / IEEE 802.3 (10BASE-T)
Data Rate 10M / 100Mbps (auto switchable)
Wireless LAN Network Type IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11b
Frequency Band 2.4GHz
Channel 1 – 13
Range indoor 50m (depends on the transmission speed and conditions)
Security WEP 64 / 128-bit, WPA-PSK (TKIP / AES), WPA2-PSK (TKIP / AES)
System Requirements
Windows: (Please visit www.canon-asia.com to check OS compatibility and to download the latest driver updates.) Windows 8 / Windows 7 / Windows XP / Windows Vista
Macintosh: Mac OS X v10.6.8 and later
General Specifications
Interface Wireless LAN IEEE 802.11b/g/n, 100 Base-TX / 10 Base-T, USB 2.0 Hi-Speed
Apple AirPrint Available
Google Cloud Print Available
PIXMA Printing Solutions Available
Operating Environment Temperature: 15 – 30°C; Humidity: 10 – 80% RH (no dew condensation)
Storage Environment Temperature: 0 – 40°C; Humidity: 5 – 95%RH (no dew condensation)
Acoustic Noise (PC Print) Photo (4 x 6″) approx. 44.0dB(A)
Power AC 100 – 240V; 50 / 60Hz
Power Consumption Standby
Wireless LAN connection to PC
Approx. 2.0W
OFF: Approx. 0.3W
Printing
Wireless LAN connection to PC
Approx. 24W
Environment Regulation: RoHS (EU, China), WEEE (EU)
Eco-Label: Energy Star, EPEAT
Duty Cycle up to 12,000 pages/month
Dimension (W x D x H) approx. 584 x 310 x 159mm
Weight approx. 8.1kg

Canon PIXMA IX6870 Driver & Software Installations

Method 1: How To Install The Canon PIXMA IX6870 Driver With Free Download

In this case, we are going to install Canon PIXMA IX6870 without CD (Automatic Wizard)

What you need:

  1. You are required to have a driver setup or the software file of Canon PIXMA IX6870. 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 IX6870 printer with the Setup File.

  1. First, of course, you need to turn on the computer as well as the Canon IX6870 as well.
  2. Still, try not to connect the PIXMA IX6870 printer USB cable first before it is suggested.
  3. Download the driver setup of Canon PIXMA IX6870 and install it in your computer by following all of the instruction for the installation progress.
  4. Then connect the USB cable of Canon IX6870 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 IX6870 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 IX6870 printer can be used for the printing process.

Method 2: How To Install Canon PIXMA IX6870 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 IX6870. You can try to download it from the links provided.
  2. You also require the USB cable of Canon PIXMA IX6870 printer.

How to install:

  1. The first step, turn on all of your devices, in this case, are the computer and the Canon PIXMA IX6870 printer.
  2. Connect the USB cable of Canon IX6870 from the printer to the computer.
  3. Next, extract PIXMA IX6870 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 IX6870 printer is ready to be used on your computer.

Method 3: Canon PIXMA IX6870 Driver Free Download Installations

How to install Canon PIXMA IX6870 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 IX6870 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 IX6870 printer with CD Drive.

  1. First of all, do not forget to turn on your computer and also the Canon PIXMA IX6870 printer.
  2. Do not plug in the USB cable of PIXMA IX6870 printer until needed.
  3. Insert Canon IX6870 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 PIXMA IX6870 printer to the computer when the setup wizard asks you to plug in the USB Cable.
  5. Wait until the USB cable Canon IX6870 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 IX6870 printer is ready to use.

How to Install Canon PIXMA IX6870 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 IX6870) 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 IX6870 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 IX6870 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 IX6870 printer driver your wish to uninstall. Find a minus sign under it.
  7. Click the minus sign.

PIXMA IX6870 Wireless Connection Setup

(Note: If the printer is compatible with wireless)

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 IX6870.

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 IX6870.

If the connection still fails, please contact the manufacturer.

PIXMA IX6870 – 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.

If you have a printer Canon PIXMA IX6870, then you will need to surely have the official driver & software to install your printer. If you have none, then you will be glad to know that canonprinterseries.com will give you the official driver & software that you can directly download from this link below. Of course, the steps by step are also easy to follow.

Operating SystemVersionSizeDownload
Canon iX6870 Full Driver & Software Package (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.149 MBDownload
Canon iX6870 Printer Driver For Windows XP (32-bit)1.0016 MBDownload
Canon iX6870 XPS Printer Driver (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)5.7519 MBDownload
Canon iX6870 Printer Driver (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)1.0116 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-WebPrint EX (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.6.015 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)4.5.058 MBDownload
My Image Garden (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)3.3.0293 MBDownload
Quick Menu (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)2.6.19.2 MBDownload
Canon iX6870 Full Driver & Software Package (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/10.7/Mac OS X 10.6)1.313 MBDownload
Canon iX6870 CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)11.7.1.017 MBDownload
Canon iX6870 CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.6)11.7.1.017 MBDownload
Quick Menu (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)2.6.12.2 MBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)3.2.0299 MBDownload
Canon IJ Network Tool (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.6.15.6 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.6.0102 MBDownload
Quick Menu For Mac (OS X 10.6)2.5.02.4 MBDownload
My Image Garden For Mac (OS X 10.6)3.1.0298 MBDownload
Canon IJ Network Tool for Intel Mac (OS X 10.5/10.6)4.4.15.3 MBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (Source file)4.107.3 MBDownload
Canon iX6870 IJ Printer Driver for Linux (rpm Packagearchive)4.101.7 MBDownload
Canon iX6870 IJ Printer Driver for Linux (debian Packagearchive)4.101.6 MBDownload

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Canon PIXMA iX6870 Driver Download & User Manual For Windows, MacOS and Linux

You do not have to go into another website ever since you will get the driver of Canon PIXMA IX6870 on canonprinterseries.com 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 IX6870 Driver & Software Download