Canon PIXMA MG5240
Inkjet Photo 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.
Superior photolab-quality in the home
The productive PIXMA MG5240 delivers stunning photolab-quality colour photos as well as professional-looking business documents. Document print speeds are an impressive 11.0 ipm for mono documents and 9.3 ipm for colour. A 10x15cm borderless photolab-quality print is delivered in just 20 seconds*.
With built-in Wi-Fi capabilities, it’s the ideal All-In-One for the family to share. Print, scan or use a memory card wirelessly.
Full HD Movie Print
Capture memories by turning your Canon digital camera movie moments into beautiful prints with Canon’s Full HD Movie Print. Simply play your movie using the Full HD Movie Print software, and capture a frame or frames to print. Advanced Canon technologies enhance the image producing photo quality you never thought possible from a movie.
Maximise ink efficiency
Employing 5 Single Ink tanks means only the ink that runs out needs replacing - reducing waste and optimising ink usage.
Advanced Media Handling
The PIXMA MG5240 offers incredible versatility with its 2-way paper feeding, enabling different paper types to be loaded at the same time, and you can also print directly onto compatible DVDs, Blu-ray® discs and CD-ROMs. An Auto Duplex feature makes it easy to print documents on both sides of the paper.
Easy-WebPrint EX lets you easily clip & combine information from multiple web pages. Auto Photo Fix II enables photos to be optimised with corrections such as red eye removal. Easy-PhotoPrint EX allows easy layouts for printing photos, calendars, and features a Flickr® search function to find appropriate publicly available images.
CREATIVE PARK PREMIUM is an online service that lets you download photos & illustrations from internationally recognised photographers & artists, for creating professional looking prints, greeting cards and more. Access is only available with Canon genuine inks installed**.
Fast and easy to use
Quick Start technology means the device ready to go just seconds after it’s switched on. Canon’s Quick Operation minimises the number of steps needed to access many features via the 6.0cm colour TFT display.
Long lasting, beautiful photos
The ChromaLife100+ system provides long lasting, beautiful photos. The combination of the PIXMA MG5240, original Canon inks and genuine Canon photo papers preserves memories for a lifetime***.
||Print, Scan & Copy. Camera, Memory Card, Mobile phone and direct disc printing |
||Up to 9600¹ x 2400 dpi |
||InkJet 5-ink with minimum 1 pl droplet size and FINE print head |
|Photo Lab Quality Speed
||Borderless 10 x 15cm: Approx. 20 seconds |
|Mono Print Speed
||ESAT: Approx. 11.0 ipm |
|Colour Print Speed
||ESAT: Approx. 9.3 ipm |
|Ink Cartridge Configuration
||Single Ink technology - 5 separate ink tanks (PGI-425PGBK, CLI-426BK, CLI-426C, CLI-426M, CLI-426Y) |
|Black Ink Tank Life
||Black: 341 pages (PGI-425PGBK), 3005 pages* (CLI-426BK)¹ |
Black: 3800 photos* (PGI-425PGBK), 660 photos* (CLI-426BK)²
*Estimated Supplemental Yield
|Colour Ink Tank Life
||Cyan: 520 pages (CLI-426C), Magenta: 500 pages (CLI-426M), Yellow: 515 pages (CLI-426Y)¹ |
Cyan: 207 photos (CLI-426C), Magenta: 204 photos (CLI-426M), Yellow: 202 photos (CLI-426Y)²
||Plain Paper, Envelopes, Photo Paper Pro Platinum (PT-101), Photo Paper Plus Glossy II (PP-201), 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) |
||Rear Tray: Max. 150 sheets |
Front Tray: Max. 150 sheets
Direct Disc Print Tray: 1 printable Blu-Ray® Disc, DVD or CD
||Rear Tray: A4, B5, A5, Letter, Legal, Envelopes (DL size or Commercial 10), 10 x 15cm, 13 x 18cm, 20 x 25cm |
Cassette: A4, B5, A5, Letter
||Rear Tray: Plain paper: 64 to 105 g/m² and supported Canon special media up to approx. 300 g/m² |
Cassette: Plain paper: 64 to 105 g/m²
|Direct Disc Printing
||Available as standard |
|Two Sided Printing
||Automatically selectable using plain paper in A4, B5, A5 & Letter sizes |
||Yes (A4, Letter, 20 x 25cm, 13 x 18cm, 10 x 15cm) |
|Compatible Memory Cards
||USB Flash Memory, CompactFlash, Microdrive, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Pro, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, MultiMedia Card (Ver4.1), and MultiMedia Card Plus (Ver4.1). |
xD-PictureCard¹, xD-PictureCard Type M¹, xD-PictureCard Type H¹, Memory Stick Micro¹, RS-MMC¹, MMCmobile Card¹, mini SD Card¹, micro SD¹, mini SDHC Card¹ and micro SDHC¹.
|Card Direct Print Functions
||Select photo, print all photos, label print, photo index print (standard & contact print), calendar print, ID photo print, print job queuing, Direct Disc Print |
|Card Direct Print Enhancements
||Auto Photo Fix II, Red-eye correction, noise reduction, face brightener, crop image |
|Print Driver Features
||Collate, multiple page per sheet print, booklet print¹, poster print¹, scaled print¹, fit-to-page print, Photo Noise Reduction, photo effects |
||Flatbed CIS colour scanner |
|Scanner Resolution Optical
||Up to 2400 x 4800dpi |
|A4 Scan Speed (reflective)
||Approx. 17 seconds¹ |
|Colour Scanning Depth
||48 bit input / 24 bit output (RGB each 16 / 8 bit) |
||16 bit input / 8 bit output |
||TWAIN / WIA |
|Effective Scanning Width
||A4/LTR (216x297mm) |
||Yes (MP Navigator EX) |
|Scan Methods & Enhancements
||Scan jpeg, compact PDF or normal PDF to memory card or USB memory, attach to email, Push-scan, Auto Scan Mode, Auto Document Fix, PDF file creation/editing/password security*, Stitch Assist*, Correct document orientation, Prevent show through, Correct slanted documents, Photo corrections (Fading correction, Grain correction, Reduce dust and scratches, Backlight correction, Auto Tone), Gutter Shadow Correction, Text (OCR) |
* Function with MP Navigator EX
|Copy Speed Colour Document
||FCOT: Approx. 15 secs |
||max. 99 copies |
||25 - 400% in 1% increments and preset ratios |
|Copy functions & enhancements
||Borderless copy, two-sided copy, 2-on-1 and 4-on-1 copy, frame erase copy, Disc label copy, Auto Photo Fix II, fade restoration |
|Display Type & Size
||6.0cm colour TFT display with Quick Operation |
|Interface Type - PC / Mac
||Hi-Speed USB (B Port), |
Bluetooth Ver2.0 maximum speed 1.44Mbps (Option, HCRP) (with optional Bluetooth Unit BU-30)
Wi-Fi: IEEE802.11b/g Set-up: WCN, WPS (Push-Button Configuration, PIN code method), Security: WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK, WEP64/128bit, Administration password
|Interface Type - Non PC
||Over Wi-Fi: Android devices¹, iPhone², iPod touch², iPad², Sony Playstation 3 |
Bluetooth Ver2.0 maximum speed 1.44Mbps (Option, JPEG only, OPP, BIP) (with optional Bluetooth unit BU-30)
Photo printing via PictBridge
|Supported Operating System
||Windows 8 (32 and 64bit) |
Windows 7 (32 and 64bit)
Windows Vista (32 and 64bit)
Windows XP (32bit)
Mac OS X 10.4.11 - 10.8
|Operating System Requirements
||Windows 7: 1 GHz or faster cpu, 1 GB RAM (64 bit requires 2 GB RAM) |
Windows Vista (32/ 64 bit): 1 GHz or faster cpu, 512 MB RAM
Windows XP SP2,3: 300 MHz or faster cpu, 128 MB RAM
Browser: Internet Explorer 6 or higher
Display: 1024 x 768 or better¹²
Mac OS 10.6: Intel Processor, 1 GB RAM
Mac OS 10.5: Intel or PowerPC Processor (G4, G5, 867 MHz or faster)
Mac OS 10.4.11: Intel or PowerPC Processor (G5, G4, G3), 256 MB RAM
Browser: Safari 3 or higher
Display: 1024 x 768 or better²
||Canon Multifunctional drivers, Canon MP Navigator EX (including OCR and PDF file creation), Canon Easy-PhotoPrint EX with Full HD Movie Print function, Canon Easy-WebPrint EX, and Canon Solution Menu EX |
|Dimensions (W x D x H)
||455 x 368 x 160mm |
|Number of language (LCD)
||22 Languages selectable: Japanese, English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese, Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Finnish, Russian, Czech, Hungarian, Polish, Slovenian, Turkish, Simplified Chinese, Greek, Traditional Chinese, Korean |
||Operating environment: 5° - 35° C |
||Operating humidity: 10 - 90% RH (no condensation) |
|Acoustic Noise Levels
||Printing (when feeding from rear tray): Approx. 47.5 dB(A) |
When printing ISO/JIS-SCID N2 pattern on 10x15cm Photo Paper Plus Glossy II using default settings
||Approx. 8.1 kg |
||AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz |
||Standby: Approx. 1.6W (when scanning lamp is off), |
Off: Approx. 0.4W,
Copying: Approx 21W¹
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.
Pigment Black Ink Tank
This pigment black ink is used for printing documents on plain paper and ensures crisp, sharp text with great longevity. The 19ml ink tank allows you to print up to 341 pages of A4 documents.
Black Ink Tank
This Black ink is used for printing photos. Combined with Canon photo paper it protects your photos from fading with ChromaLife100+ system. The 9ml ink tank allows you to print up to 660 of 10x15cm colour photos.
Cyan Ink Tank
This Cyan ink is used for printing documents and photos. Combined with Canon photo paper it protects your photos from fading with ChromaLife100+ system. The 9ml ink tank allows you to print up to 520 pages of A4 documents.
Magenta Ink Tank
This Magenta ink is used for printing documents and photos. Combined with Canon photo paper it protects your photos from fading with ChromaLife100+ system. The 9ml ink tank allows you to print up to 500 pages of A4 documents.
Yellow Ink Tank
This Yellow ink is used for printing documents and photos. Combined with Canon photo paper it protects your photos from fading with ChromaLife100+ system. The 9ml ink tank allows you to print up to 515 pages of A4 documents.
Canon ink value packs 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 users who frequently print and medium to high-volume printing environments.
PGI-425PGBK Twin Pack
Pigment Black Ink Tanks
The pigment black ink is used for printing documents on plain paper and ensures crisp, sharp text with great longevity. The Twin Pack contains two 19ml ink tanks and each allows you to print up to 341 pages of A4 documents.
Three Colour Multipack
Save time and money with this multipack, containing one each of the standard 9ml cyan, magenta and yellow ink tanks. The ChromaLife100+ system combined with Canon photo papers delivers stunning results and longevity.
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