Canon PIXMA MG3240
PIXMA Inkjet Printers
With Wi-Fi and AirPrint support you can print from smartphones, tablets and Apple devices.
Bring memories back to life using software that will inspire creative ways to print.
Unique printing and ink technologies in PIXMA printers give outstanding, high quality prints.
Compact, wireless All-In-One
With Wi-Fi connectivity, this All-In-One offers easy printing around the home from PC and from mobile devices. The stylish and compact FastFront design simplifies paper loading and ink replacement. It is an ideal printer, copier and scanner for those looking for everyday functionality.
Smartphone and Tablet ready
Canon’s Easy-PhotoPrint app provides the flexibility to print from or even scan to your mobile devices, wherever you are in the home. With Apple AirPrint support, you can also print photos, emails, web pages and other documents direct from your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
Print more for less
With the extra capacity XL FINE cartridges there are longer periods between ink replacements. They deliver significantly more prints than their standard equivalents. The XL cartridges are also more cost effective and let you save up to 50% per page – ideal if you print regularly.
Auto Duplex provides automatic double-sided printing, which saves paper while delivering professional looking documents. For smart web printing use the Easy-WebPrint EX plug-in and only print what you need. It makes it simple to clip information from websites and combine them into one page for efficient printing.
Fast, quality printing,
The FINE cartridge system delivers a great level of detail with speed. Print quality documents and photos fast with an A4 ISO ESAT speed of 9.2ipm mono/5.0ipm colour and output a 10x15cm borderless photo in approx. 44 seconds. Produce an A4 colour copy in approx. 20 seconds.
My Image Garden software
A single toolbox offers easy photo printing, scanning and access to online services like CREATIVE PARK PREMIUM. With its photo organising capabilities, including face recognition, it will search the photos on your PC, even those long forgotten, and assemble them into great designs for printing. It also makes it simple to scan to Cloud services and create PDFs.
Print direct from Facebook
The Print Your Days app lets you print your, and your friends’, photos directly from Facebook. Apply various effects or create eye-catching collages of up to five photos on a single page, using one of the many background styles available.
Cut your power consumption with Auto Power Off, which switches the printer off if not used for a set time. Auto Power On conveniently turns it back on, automatically, when you start printing.
||Print, Copy, Scan |
||Quality photos |
Double sided documents
Smartphone and tablet printing
|What's in the box
||All-In-One printer, 2 FINE cartridges, USB cable, Power cord, Setup guide, Software and User’s manual CD |
||Up to 4800¹ x 1200 dpi |
||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. 9.2 ipm¹ |
|Colour Document Print Speed
||ESAT: Approx. 5.0 ipm¹ |
|Photo Print Speed
||Borderless 10x15cm : Approx. 44 seconds¹ |
||Yes (A4, Letter, 20x25cm, 13x18cm, 10x15cm) |
|Two Sided Printing
||Auto Duplex Print (A4, Letter) |
|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 |
|Optional Ink Cartridges
||High yield XL Cartridges |
|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
||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 |
||A4, A5, B5, Letter, Legal, Envelopes (DL size or Commercial #10), 10x15cm, 13x18cm, 20x25cm |
||Plain paper: 64 - 105 g/m² |
Photo paper up to approx. 300 g/m² (Canon special media)
||Flatbed, CIS colour scanner |
|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) |
||Flatbed scan 16bit input / 8bit output |
||TWAIN / WIA |
|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 |
|Copy Speed Colour Document
||sFCOT: Approx. 20 seconds¹ |
sESAT: Approx. 4.3 ipm¹
||1-9, 20 copies |
|Copy functions & enhancements
||Document Copying, Photo Copying, Borderless Copying |
|Display Type & Size
||7 Segment LED Display |
|Interface Type - PC / Mac
||Hi-Speed USB (B Port) |
Wi-Fi: IEEE802.11 b/g/n
Wi-Fi Security: WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK, WEP
|Interface Type - Non PC
||Android devices, iPhone, iPod touch and iPad¹ |
||MP Driver including Scanning Utility |
My Image Garden
CREATIVE PARK PREMIUM access
Full HD Movie Print¹
Easy-WebPrint EX (download)²
|Supported Operating Systems
||Windows 8 (32 and 64bit) |
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
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
Display: XGA 1024 x 768 or better
||Approx. 5.5 kg |
|Dimensions (W x D x H)
||449 x 304 x 152mm |
|Acoustic Noise Levels
||Approx. 42.5 dB¹ |
||10-90%RH (no dew condensation) |
||AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz |
||Standby: approx. 2.0 W (Wi-Fi connection to PC, scanning lamp off) |
Off: approx. 0.3 W (USB connection to PC)
Copying: approx. 20 W¹ (Wireless LAN connection to PC)
Thanks to Canon’s unique print head technology (FINE), every PIXMA is able to print amazing quality documents and photos with speed. Genuine Canon inks guarantee maximum quality, long lasting prints and reliability of your printer.
Black FINE Cartridge
This pigment black ink is used for printing documents on plain paper and ensures crisp, sharp text with great longevity. The 8ml cartridge allows you to print up to 180 pages of A4 documents.
Colour FINE Cartridge
This colour cartridge contains Cyan, Magenta and Yellow inks and is used for printing colour documents and photos. Combined with Canon photo paper it protects your photos from fading with ChromaLife100 system. The 8ml cartridge allows you to print up to 180 pages of A4 documents.
With Canon genuine high yield XL inks you can print more for less without compromising on quality. The PIXMA XL Inks provide significantly more prints than their standard equivalents ensuring longer periods between ink replacements – ideal if you print a lot.
Black XL FINE Cartridge
This high yield black ink provides up to 3.3x more prints than the standard equivalent. The pigment black ink is used for printing documents and ensures crisp, sharp text with great longevity. The 21ml black ink cartridge allows you to print up to 600 pages of A4 documents.
Colour XL FINE Cartridge
This high yield colour ink provides up to 2.2x more prints than the standard equivalent. The tri-colour ink tank with ChromaLife100 system is used for printing colour documents and photos. This 15ml colour ink cartridge allows you to print up to 400 pages of A4 documents.
Canon genuine value packs are designed to offer you convenience and savings. Twin and Triple Packs, contain two or three of the same inks while Multipacks contain two or more different inks for the same printer. Perfect for frequent users and high-volume printing environments.
PG-440 / CL-441 Multipack
Black and Colour FINE Cartridge
This multipack contains one 8ml black and one 8ml colour cartridge and provides you with the full set of inks for your printer offering convenience and savings.
Photo Paper Pro Platinum
Professional studio finish photo paper offering outstanding quality and fade resistance. With wide colour reproduction, this glossy heavyweight paper extends the creative potential of photographers.
Photo Paper Pro Luster
Achieve vivid colour and stunning monochrome photographic printing with Photo Paper Pro Luster, a professional photo paper with lustre texture for a traditional photolab look which you can create at home.
Photo Paper Plus Glossy II
Canon’s Photo Paper Plus Glossy II is the perfect photo paper for superior quality output with a glossy finish. It provides the perfect finish for digital photographs and all your reprints.
Photo Paper Plus Semi-gloss
Canon’s Photo Paper Plus Semi-gloss, is a satin finish paper with the texture of real photographic paper. This high quality paper produces brilliant photographs with reduced glossiness for a softer finish.
Glossy Photo Paper “Everyday Use”
Glossy photo paper for printing everyday photographs and reprints with photo-lab quality. "Everyday Use" photo paper provides economical way to produce your holiday photos with glossy finish at home.
Matte Photo Paper
Matte Photo Paper produces high quality photographs, graphics and text with a matte finish. Also suitable for more creative uses, such as greetings cards, displays and paper craft.
High Resolution Paper
Professional This coated paper is designed to produce brilliant colours and sharp, vivid images. Ideal for printing high quality documents, spread sheets and presentations containing photos and graphics.
T-Shirt Transfer material
Customise your t-shirts, jerseys, cushion covers and more with photos, graphics or your own designs using this creative paper. Easily print and iron on to a cotton or poly-cotton material.
Easily print, peel and stick the photo stickers to most smooth surfaces. Use for personalizing with creative images, or simply use for high quality labelling, the choice is yours.
For precise ink yield information see www.canon-europe.com/ink/yield
For features availability please see the specific product specifications
This short film introduces the PIXMA MG series to a wide audience. Through the help of a young guy demonstrator in his 'home office', the film 'walks through' the basic set of functions.
This short film comprises of 4 sections, each featuring a different demonstrator showing us just how easy it to use PIXMA features and software to enhance creative life at home.
This short film comprises of 5 sections, each featuring a different demonstrator showing us how easy it is to print from, and scan to popular smartphones or tablets, using wireless PIXMA printer.