Canon PIXMA MX438 Printer Driver & User Manual

Monday, March 20th 2017. | MX Series

Canon PIXMA MX438 Printer Driver & User Manual For Windows, Mac, Linux – When you look for the best printing equipment, it is actually so much recommended for you to choose the PIXMA MX438. It is because this printer will offer you so many various conveniences that you will love so much. So then, it is actually no wonder if you can get all of your tasks done in the easy and proper way once you have used this printer.

Besides, the Canon MX438 can also give you the notable benefits that can excite you so greatly. Well, one of them is that this printer has been completed with numerous fabulous features which can be like the up to 4800×2400 dpi printing resolution, AirPrint, Easy WebPrint EX, Full HD Movie Print, Wi-Fi connection, and much more still. All of them will definitely make your printing job become so fun and effortless to do.

Furthermore, the Canon PIXMA MX 438 has the Automatic Document Feeder (ADF) as well. This specific support will help you to feed the printer 30 sheets of paper every time you want to print your files. So then, you do not need to do that on your own because it can be so time and energy wasting. Additionally, with this support, it is not surprising that the printer can produce 9.7 ipm for monochrome and 5.0 for color.

Also, update driver: Canon PIXMA MX360 Driver & Software Download

COMPATIBILITYSPECIFICATIONHOW TO SETUPDOWNLOAD LINKS

Operating System Compatibility Of Canon PIXMA MX438

Windows 10 / Windows (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 / 2000 / Me / Macintosh / Mac OS X (10.4/10.5/10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10/10.11) / Linux

Specification Canon PIXMA MX438

Maximum Resolution (dpi)4,800(horizontal) x 1,200(vertical)
Print head / Ink
Smallest Ink droplet size2pl
InkPG-740 (Pigment Black), CL-741 (Dye C/M/Y)
Optional ink cartridge: PG-740 XL (Pigment Black), CL-741 XL (Dye C/M/Y)
Ink Capacity Standard(approx. figure)
A4 Color DocumentPG-740: 180 sheets / CL-741: 180 sheets
Optional ink cartridge: PG-740 XL: 400 sheets / CL-741 XL:400 sheets
4R Photo (4″ x 6″)PG-740: 1,420 sheets / CL-741: 67 sheets
Optional ink cartridge: PG-740 XL: 2,940 sheets / CL-741 XL:135 sheets
Print Speed
A4 B&W Document (ISO standard speed)9.7ipm
A4 Color Document (ISO standard speed)5.5ipm
Photo(8″x10″ image)Standard : approx. 90 sec
Photo(4″x6″,borderless)Standard : approx. 46 sec
Mobile Printing
AirPrint™*5Support
Canon EPP for Smart Phone*6Support
Printable Area
Borderless Printing*7A4/Letter/8″x10″/5″x7″/4″x6″
Paper Size (Cut paper)A4/ Letter/ Legal/ A5,/B5/ Envelopes(DL, COM10)/ 8″x10″/ 5″x7″ /4″x6
Paper Handling
Front tray (Plain paper)Approx. 100 sheets
Auto Document FeederApprox. 30 sheets
Auto Document Feeder Paper Size
Single-sideA4/ Letter/ Legal
Scan
ResolutionPhoto / Document: 1200 x 2400dpi
Scanning ElementCIS
Scanning SpeedColor: Approx. 15 sec (A4/300dpi)
Direct Scan to MemoryUSB drive (JEPG/ PDF)
Copy*8
A4 Color Document (ISO standard speed)First Copy Out time: 21sec
Continuous Copy Speed: 4.7ipm
Multiple Copy1-99 pages
FAX
TypeSuper G3 Fax – 33.6kbps
Transmission SpeedB&W: Approx. 3 sec
Color: Approx. 1 min
Fax direct save to memoryUSB drive (PDF)
Fax MemoryApprox. 50 sheets (Send/ Receive)
Automatic DialingMemory Dials: 20
Group Dials: 19
General
Operation PanelFull dot LCD
InterfaceUSB2.0 Hi-Speed, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n
Compatible OSWindows® 7/ SP1, Vista™ SP1/SP2, XP SP2/SP3
Mac OS X 10.5.8 – 10.7*9
Dimensions (W x D x H)458 x 385 x 200 mm
Weight8.5 kg
Power SourceAC100-240V 50/60Hz
Power ConsumptionStandby: 1.7W
Off: 0.4W
Copying: 18W

Canon PIXMA MX438 Driver & Software Installations

Method 1: How To Install The Canon PIXMA MX438 Driver With Free Download

In this case, we are going to install Canon PIXMA MX438 without CD (Automatic Wizard)

What you need:

  1. You are required to have a driver setup or the software file of Canon PIXMA MX438. 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 MX438 printer with the Setup File.

  1. First, of course, you need to turn on the computer as well as the Canon PIXMA MX438 as well.
  2. Still, try not to connect the Canon PIXMA MX438 printer USB cable first before it is suggested.
  3. Download the driver setup of Canon PIXMA MX438 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 MX438 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 MX438 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 MX438 printer can be used for the printing process.

Method 2: How To Install Canon PIXMA MX438 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 MX438. You can try to download it from the links provided.
  2. You also require the USB cable of Canon PIXMA MX438 printer.

How to install:

  1. The first step, turn on all of your devices, in this case, are the computer and the Canon PIXMA MX438 printer.
  2. Connect the USB cable of Canon PIXMA MX438 from the printer to the computer.
  3. Next, extract Canon PIXMA MX438 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 MX438 printer is ready to be used on your computer.

Method 3: Canon PIXMA MX438 Driver Free Download Installations

How to install Canon PIXMA MX438 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 MX438 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 MX438 printer with CD Drive.

  1. First of all, do not forget to turn on your computer and also the Canon PIXMA MX438 printer.
  2. Do not plug in the USB cable of Canon PIXMA MX438 printer until needed.
  3. Insert Canon PIXMA MX438 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 MX438 printer to the computer when the setup wizard asks you to plug in the USB Cable.
  5. Wait until the USB cable Canon PIXMA MX438 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 MX438 printer is ready to use.

How to Install Canon PIXMA MX438 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 MX438) 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 MX438 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 MX438 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 MX438 printer driver your wish to uninstall. Find a minus sign under it.
  7. Click the minus sign.

PIXMA MX438 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 MX438.

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 MX438.

If the connection still fails, please contact the manufacturer.

PIXMA MX438 – 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 MX438 publishing directly from Canon website with easy-to-download, to get the download link can be found below.

Operating SystemVersionSizeDownload
MX438/MX430 Series MP Driver (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.0328 MBDownload
MX438/MX430 Series Mini Master Setup (Windows 8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.134 MBDownload
MX438/MX430 Series Mini Master Setup (OS X 10.5/10.6/10.7/10.8)1.140 MBDownload
MX438/MX430 Series CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10/10.11)11.7.1.015 MBDownload
ICA Driver (OS X 10.6)3.3.48.6 MBDownload
MX438/MX430 Series CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.5/10.6)11.7.1.017 MBDownload
MX438/MX430 Series Scanner Driver (OS X 10.5/10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10/10.11)18.1.0b13 MBDownload
MX438/MX430 Series XPS Printer Driver (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)5.5622 MBDownload
MX438/MX430 Series ScanGear MP for Linux (rpm Packagearchive)1.901.3 MBDownload
MX438/MX430 series IJ Printer Driver for Linux (debian Packagearchive)3.703.4 MBDownload
MX438/MX430 series IJ Printer Driver for Linux (rpm Packagearchive)3.703.6 MBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (Source file)3.708.1 MBDownload
ScanGear MP for Linux (Source file)1.903.4 MBDownload
MX438/MX430 series ScanGear MP for Linux (debian Packagearchive)1.901.3 MBDownload
ICA Driver (OS X)4.0.07.1 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 (OS X 10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10/10.11)4.7.0102 MBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X 10.8/10.9/10.10/10.11)3.5.0300 MBDownload
My Image Garden (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)3.5.0294 MBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X v10.7)3.2.0299 MBDownload
My Image Garden (Windows XP)3.3.0293 MBDownload
Quick Menu (OS X 10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10/10.11)2.6.12.2 MBDownload
Canon IJ Network Tool (OS X 10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10/10.11)4.6.15.6 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (OS X 10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10/10.11)4.6.0102 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
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
MP Navigator EX (OS X 10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10/10.11)5.1.135 MBDownload
Speed Dial Utility (OS X 10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10/10.11)1.6.0879 KBDownload
MP Navigator EX (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)5.1.148 MBDownload
Speed Dial Utility (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.6.04.8 MBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X 10.6)3.1.0298 MBDownload
Quick Menu (OS X 10.6)2.5.02.4 MBDownload
Canon IJ Network Tool for Intel Mac (OS X 10.5/10.6)4.4.15.3 MBDownload
Solution Menu EX (OS X 10.4/10.5/10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10)1.4.14.9 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (OS X 10.4/10.5/10.6)4.1.6102 MBDownload
MP Navigator EX (OS X 10.5/10.6)5.1.036 MBDownload
Solution Menu EX (Windows 8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.4.19.6 MBDownload
Windows Adobe RGB 1998 Installer Program (Windows 8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP/2000/Me)1.4.1329 KBDownload
Quick Menu (OS X 10.5)2.0.15.8 MBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X 10.5)1.0.0289 MBDownload
Speed Dial Utility (Windows 2000)1.2.03 MBDownload
Speed Dial Utility (OS X 10.4/10.5)1.2.01.1 MBDownload
Canon IJ Network Tool for Power PC (OS X 10.4/10.5)3.2.04.8 MBDownload
MX438/MX430 series User Manual (Mac)1.1135 MBDownload
MX438/MX430 series User Manual (OS X 10.5)1.1035 MBDownload
MX438/MX430 series User Manual (Windows)1.1017 MBDownload
Guide for Quick Menu (Mac)V2.61.1 MBDownload
Guide for Quick Menu (Windows)V2.61.1 MBDownload
Guide for My Image Garden (Mac)V3.211 MBDownload
Guide for My Image Garden (Windows)V3.211 MBDownload
The manual for how to use AirPrint for Windows1.5303 KBDownload
The manual for how to use AirPrint for Mac1.5128 KBDownload
Setting Up the FAXV1567 KBDownload
PIXMA MX438/MX430 series - Setting Up the Fax1.00458 KBDownload
Guide for Printer Setup for NetworkV1202 KBDownload
ScanGear MP for Linux (Operation guide)1.90502 KBDownload
PIXMA MX438/MX430 series - Specification Sheet273 KB-Download
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (Operation guide)3.7092 KBDownload

Canon PIXMA MX438 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 MX438. 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 MX438 Driver & Software Download