Canon PIXMA MP230

Canon PIXMA MP230

Stylish All-In-One offers high quality printing, scanning and copying. Easy-to-use software lets you take control of your web printing as well as organise and print photos.



Canon PIXMA MP230

All-In-One convenience

Stylish All-In-One with the convenience of FINE cartridge system, perfect for everyday printing, copying and scanning. With A4 ISO ESAT speeds of 7.0ipm mono/4.8ipm colour there’s no need to wait long for documents to print. You can also create an A4 colour scan in approx. 14 seconds and A4 colour document copy in approx. 30 seconds.

Technical Specifications

Main Functions
Print, Copy, Scan

Other Functions
Quality photos

What’s in the box
All-In-One printer, 2 FINE cartridges, Power cord, Setup guide, Software and User’s manual CD

Print Resolution
Up to 4800¹ x 1200 dpi

Print Engine
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. 7.0 ipm¹

Colour Document Print Speed
ESAT: Approx. 4.8 ipm¹

Photo Print Speed
Bordered 10x15cm : Approx. 40 seconds¹

Borderless Printing
Not available

Two Sided Printing
Manual operation

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

PG-510 (Black)

CL-511 (Colour)

Optional Ink Cartridges
High yield XL Cartridges

PG-512 (Black)

CL-513 (Colour)

Ink Tank Life – Document Printing
A4 Colour Document¹

Black: 220 pages

Black XL: 401 pages

Colour: 244 pages

Colour XL: 349 pages

Ink Tank Life – Photo Printing
10x15cm photo¹

Black: 1550* photos

Black XL: 3365* photos

Colour: 82 photos

Colour XL: 123 photos

* Estimated supplemental yield

Paper Types
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
Rear Tray: 100 sheets (max)

Paper Sizes
A4, A5, B5, Letter, Legal, Envelopes (DL size or Commercial #10), 10x15cm, 13x18cm, 20x25cm

Paper Weight
Plain paper: 64 – 105 g/m²

Photo paper up to approx. 300 g/m² (Canon special media)

Scanner Type
Flatbed, CIS colour scanner

Scanner Resolution – Optical
Up to 600 x 1200 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


Effective Scanning Width
A4/LTR (216x297mm)

Text Recognition – OCR
Yes (My Image Garden software)

Scan Methods & Enhancements
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. 30 seconds¹

sESAT: Approx. 1.8 ipm¹

Multiple Copy
max. 20 copies

Copy functions & enhancements
Document copying (colour or mono)

Display Type & Size
No display

Interface Type – PC / Mac
Hi-Speed USB (B Port)

Included Software
MP Driver including Scanning Utility

My Image Garden

Full HD Movie Print¹

Quick Menu

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

CD-ROM Drive

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

CD-ROM Drive

Display: XGA 1024 x 768 or better

Approx. 5.3 kg

Dimensions (W x D x H)
444 x 329 x 153mm

Acoustic Noise Levels
Approx. 44.7 dB¹

Operating Temperature

Operating Humidity
10-90%RH (no dew condensation)

Power Source
AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz

Power Consumption
Standby: Approx. 0.6 W (scanning lamp off)

Off: Approx. 0.4 W

Copying: Approx. 10 W