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Trying to connect a new canon mx300 printer when I try to print it's connected but says connection failed I have a mac os x 10.4.11   Thank You.

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Driver may be the issue please visit www.canon.com and see if there is a new driver for your operating system.

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Drivers and Manuals for PIXMA MX300 Windows and MAC OS


Here I will show you where to find drivers and manuals for the Canon Pixma MX300 Office all in one printer.

Drivers for this printer are available for Windows 98, windows ME, windows Xp, Windows Vista, windows vista 64bit editions, windows 7 and windows 7 64bit editions.

On the Mac side drivers are available for Mac OS X 10.2/10.3/10.4/10.5/10.6

A full on screen manual, quick start guide and other instructions are also available.

To download these drivers and or documentation for your printer please visit
THIS PAGE


Note that the picture below reads mp730 but the actual page linked will be for mx300
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1. Click on Drivers & downloads

2. Select your OS ( Operating system, windows, mac etc )

3. All available drivers, documents etc will be available below.
For some of the documents a PDF reader may be required to open and read / print them.

To obtain a PDF reader, read this page
PDF Documents. Pdf reader(s)

Thank you for reading and I hope your printer is up and running again.
-Ekse

on Mar 11, 2010 | Canon PIXMA MX300 All-in-One Printer

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Printer doesn't work after Canon installed driver for the fax. now the iMac wont read the printer. Replaced the USB cable, tried to download the drivers. NO LUCK


http://www.usa.canon.com/cusa/support/consumer/printers_multifunction/pixma_mx_series/pixma_mx300#DriversAndSoftware

Choose your Operating System, and then download the driver for your OS Version, Mac OS X 10.2/10.3/10.4/10.5/10.6

After you install the drivers you should be able to find them manually in System\Library\Extensions or in Library\Printers. Things to try include
1) a different USB port
2) a different USB cable
3) repairing permissions, then shutdown and start up with a printer attached and turned on
4) use a utility program like Xupport to force optimization, then a restart will be required

You could also try using Gutenprint for Mac OS X: http://gimp-print.sourceforge.net/MacOSX.php

Mar 13, 2011 | Canon MX300 Office All-In-One Printer

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Can't print


I had the same WiFi problem, reconnected by USB and failed again. However, cleaned up printer settings on the iMac and reinstalled. Now it works but I am dissapointed about the WiFi.
Amazingly hard to find info on the Canon Support Site...

Jul 22, 2010 | Canon Office Equipment & Supplies

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Mac having trouble communicating with canon mx300 printer/fax/scan. Just installed correct driver. The printer is powered on and correctly connected to the laptop's usb. Any suggestions where to...


Hi,
Select apple system preferences and click "printer and fax" icon.
you will have a pop up window to see available printers.
are you able to you see the available printers in your "printers dialogue box"? if yes, the canon should be set as "default printer"
Additionally some USB plugs is giving problem.Try to use same USB as you first set/plug your printer..use it same one ,as always.
If you need more info,pls give me more details..Regards

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Canon MX310 - I'm trying to connect this printer to my network. Currently, I have the printer connected to an Airport Express but when I try to print from my iMac, I get a message that the printer is...


Adkinsdave, keep in mind that often having someone remotely connect to your computer with you and perform this task is easier than trying to walk you through steps and potentially missing a step. With that being said, the Airport Express was meant to make setting up a WiFi network in your own home a breeze.
We need to first determine if your Canon PIXMA MX310 has a Mac driver. According to the Downloads page at Canon.com, there are several Mac drivers available for OS X, 10.5 and 10.6: usa.canon.com - simply choose your OS on the pulldown from that website. Once your computer has the driver it needs to communicate with the printer, you can use your Airport Express to connect to the printer.
Obviously, make sure the printer is turned on and once you go through the Airport Express connect guide you should be printing in no time.
Let us know if there are still issues.

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Canon mx300 not printing


Hi
It is ink low error U051

1. Disconnect the power cable
2. Connect it while holding down the power button
3. With the power button still down, press twice the "Cancel/Stop" red button
4. Release the power button
5. The prints turns into a kind of factory mode...(wait for about 10 seconds, utile it says "Idle")
6. Press the ">" (next to the "OK" button) once.” Shipping Mode 3"
7. Press the "OK" button.
8. Press "OK" again for "Without cleaning"
9. A test page will print.
10. Open the cover, like you are about to change the cartridges.
11. Disconnect the power cable again.
12. Take out both cartridges.
13. Close the cover.
14. Connect the power cable once again.
15. Turn the printer on.
16. Now just put the cartridges back...

Or try this

Here the Solution to reset the ink level for Canon Pixma MX300 follow this steps to reset the ink level in your canon MX300.
  1. Switch off the Canon MX300 and disconnect the power cable.
  2. While press and hold the power button, Connect the power cable to electric socket.
  3. While pressing the power button, press the “Cancel/Stop” button (red button).
  4. Now release the power button and the printer turns into a kind of factory mode. Wait for 10 seconds until it says “idle”.
  5. Press “>” (next button) once “Shipping Mode 3′ then Press the “OK” button. Press “OK” again for “without cleaning”.
  6. A test page will print.
  7. Open the cover, like you are about to change the cartridges.
  8. Disconnect the power cable again without switch off the printer.
  9. Take out the both cartridges.
  10. Close the cover.
  11. Connect the power cable and turn on the printer.
  12. Now just put the cartridges back and the ink level in the canon Pixma MX300 have full again.


Please come back and just gave a vote, it will gave me some satisfaction to know am helping some one so I will keep on helping.
All The Best: Pineworks

Nov 02, 2009 | Canon MX300 Office All-In-One Printer

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Cant print using Canon Pixma MX300


Hi


1. Disconnect the power cable
2. Connect it while holding down the power button
3. With the power button still down, press twice the "Cancel/Stop" red button
4. Release the power button
5. The prints turns into a kind of factory mode...(wait for about 10 seconds, utile it says "Idle")
6. Press the ">" (next to the "OK" button) once.” Shipping Mode 3"
7. Press the "OK" button.
8. Press "OK" again for "Without cleaning"
9. A test page will print.
10. Open the cover, like you are about to change the cartridges.
11. Disconnect the power cable again.
12. Take out both cartridges.
13. Close the cover.
14. Connect the power cable once again.
15. Turn the printer on.
16. Now just put the cartridges back...

Or try this

Here the Solution to reset the ink level for Canon Pixma MX300 follow this steps to reset the ink level in your canon MX300.
  1. Switch off the Canon MX300 and disconnect the power cable.
  2. While press and hold the power button, Connect the power cable to electric socket.
  3. While pressing the power button, press the “Cancel/Stop” button (red button).
  4. Now release the power button and the printer turns into a kind of factory mode. Wait for 10 seconds until it says “idle”.
  5. Press “>” (next button) once “Shipping Mode 3′ then Press the “OK” button. Press “OK” again for “without cleaning”.
  6. A test page will print.
  7. Open the cover, like you are about to change the cartridges.
  8. Disconnect the power cable again without switch off the printer.
  9. Take out the both cartridges.
  10. Close the cover.
  11. Connect the power cable and turn on the printer.
  12. Now just put the cartridges back and the ink level in the canon Pixma MX300 have full again.


Please come back and just gave a vote, it will gave me some satisfaction to know am helping some one so I will keep on helping.
All The Best: Pineworks

Sep 08, 2009 | Canon PIXMA MX300 All-in-One Printer

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