Canon PIXMA MX340

PIXMA MX340 is the ideal companion for the home and office; fax, print, copy and scan easily with the 30-sheet ADF, and enjoy the flexibility of built-in Wi-Fi.


  • Print, Scan, Copy and Fax
  • Wi-Fi connectivity
  • Super G3 fax with save to USB
  • 30-sheet ADF
  • ISO: ESAT speed 8.4/4.8 ipm (mono/col.)
  • USB scan
  • Borderless photolab print in 43 sec.
  • ChromaLife100+

Productive inkjet All-In-One with Wi-Fi for the Home and Office.

Share 4-in-1 functionality without limits
Print, Scan, Copy and Fax from virtually anywhere in the home or office with Wi-Fi connectivity. Easily connect to a wireless network, without the need for clumsy connecting cables.

Fast faxing
Take advantage of fast, 33.6kbps Super G3 faxing. Incoming faxes can be saved to internal memory and then be saved to a USB key - so you can view and archive them without the need to print every one.

Productive document handling
Automatically Scan, Copy or Fax large documents fast and efficiently with the built-in, 30-sheet Automatic Document Feeder (ADF). Scan and save to ‘Compact pdf’ function ensures a small file size, ideal for saving or e-mailing.

Real quality. Realistic print speeds
Canon supports the industry-wide ISO standard for measuring print and copy speeds. This makes it easy to select the right PIXMA for you based on real print performance. The PIXMA MX340 offers ISO ESAT speeds of 8.4ipm for mono documents and 4.8ipm for colour. Canon’s FINE technology with 2pl ink drops and up to 4800x1200dpi print resolution delivers the finest details. Print a 10x15cm borderless photo in approximately 43 seconds with default settings.*

Great photocopying
Copy colour photos, text and images quickly and accurately, with superb colour reproduction, thanks to Dual Colour Gamut Processing Technology.

PC-free scan and print
Scan images and documents direct to USB key or print images from PictBridge.

Smart, easy-to-use software
Easy-Web Print EX makes it easy to clip, edit and print information from the web, exactly the way you want it. Auto Document Fix delivers superb and easy-to-read scans for colour documents. Auto Photo Fix II corrects a wide range of common faults and optimises photo image quality.

Quick and easy
Quick Start gets functions up and running straight away. Then getting the most from them is easy, thanks to the intuitive and logical User Interface.

Long lasting, beautiful photos
The ChromaLife100+ system** provides long lasting, beautiful photos. The combination of the PIXMA MX340, original Canon inks and certain genuine Canon photo papers preserves memories for a lifetime.

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Available Functions

Print, Scan, Copy, Fax, 30 page ADF and Wi-Fi



Print Resolution

Up to 4800¹ x 1200 dpi

Print Engine

InkJet 4-ink with minimum 2 pl ink droplets and FINE Cartridges

Photo Lab Quality Speed

Borderless 10 x 15cm: Approx. 43 seconds (Standard)

Mono Print Speed

ESAT: Approx. 8.4 ipm

Colour Print Speed

ESAT: Approx. 4.8 ipm

Ink Cartridge Configuration

FINE Cartridge - PG-510, CL-511 (Optional - PG-512, CL-513)

Black Ink Tank Life

Black: 220 pages (PG-510), 401 pages (PG-512)¹
Black: 2955 photos* (PG-510), 7275 photos* (PG-512)²
* Estimated supplemental yield

Colour Ink Tank Life

Colour: 244 pages (CL-511), 349 pages (CL-513)¹
Colour: 83 photos (CL-511), 122 photos (CL-513)²

Media Type

Plain Paper, Envelopes, Photo Paper Pro Platinum (PT-101), Photo Paper Pro II (PR-201), 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), Photo Stickers (PS-101), T-Shirt transfer (TR-301)

Media Input

Rear Tray: Max. 100 sheets

Media Size

Rear Tray: A4, B5, A5, Letter, Legal, Envelopes (DL, COM10), 10 x 15cm, 13 x 18cm, 20 x 25cm

Media Weight

Rear Tray: Plain paper 64 to 105 g/m² and Canon special media up to approx. 300 g/m² (PT-101)

Two Sided Printing

Available by manual operation using plain paper in A4, B5, A5, Letter & 13 x 18cm sizes (Windows only)

Borderless Printing

Yes (A4, Letter, 20 x 25cm, 13 x 18cm, 10 x 15cm)

Camera Interface and Connectivity

Direct Print Port: Camera direct photo printing from PictBridge compliant digital cameras & camcorders

Other Features

Photo Optimizer PRO (Windows only), Image Optimizer (Windows only), Photo Noise Reduction, Vivid Photo, Monochrome Effects (Sepia, Blue, Green, Pink, Select Colour), Simple Illustration



Standalone fax


PC Fax

Win: Via Fax modem (in MFP)*,
Mac: n/a
*1 location, B/W transmission only

Colour Fax (ITU-T.30E compliant)


Transmission Speed Mono/colour

Mono: Approx. 3 sec./page (33.6kbps)
(based on default setting using ITU-T No.1 chart)¹

Colour: Approx. 1 min/page (33.6kbps)
(based on default setting using Canon Colour Fax Test Sheet)¹

Modem Speed

Maximum 33.6kbps (Automatic fall back)

Compression Method Mono/colour

Mono: MH, MR, MMR,
Colour: JPEG

Fax Resolution

Mono: 8pels/mm x 3.85 lines/mm (Standard), 8pels/mm x 7.7 lines/mm (Fine), 300dpi x 300dpi (Extra Fine)
Colour: 200 x 200 dpi (Photo)

Greyscale/Colour gradation

Mono: 256 levels,
Colour: 24 bit (full colour) (RGB each 8 bit)

Automatic document feeder

Up to 30 pages (single side)

Memory Transmission


Fax Memory

Up to 50 pages (page count is based on ITU-T No.1 chart or Canon Fax Standard Chart No.1) and copy files to USB flash memory

Dual Access


Coded Dials

max 20 locations

Group Dial

max 19 locations



FAX/TEL Auto Switch

Yes (manual)

Answering Machine Hook-up


Remote Reception


Sequential broadcast


Error correction mode (ECM)

Yes, ITU-T T.30 compatible

Telephone handset



Unwanted & Junk Fax Reject, Save faxes to Memory card or USB, Fax number re-entry, Check RX fax info, Import contact information from PC or Mac, Activity report, Group number lists, Telephone number list, Memory list, Rejected number list, Caller history list, Fax scan contrast, Dial search, Activity report



Scanner Type

Flatbed and ADF, CIS colour scanner

Automatic document feeder

Yes up to 30 pages

Scanner Resolution Optical

Up to 1200 x 2400dpi
Up to 600 x 600 dpi (ADF)

Scanner Resolution Digital

25 - 19200dpi (Platen only)

Colour Scanning Depth

48 / 24 bit (RGB each 16 / 8 bit)


16 / 8 bit


TWAIN / WIA (Windows XP / Windows Vista/ Win 7)

Effective Scanning Width

Flatbed: A4/Letter
ADF: A4/Letter/Legal

OCR Bundle

Yes (MP Navigator EX)

Other Features

Push-scan, Auto Scan Mode, Multi-Scan, PDF file creation/editing/password security, compact PDF creation, Auto Document Fix, Descreen, Unsharp mask, Prevent show through



Colour/Photo Copy


Copy Speed Colour Document

Approx. 31 sec. ¹

Copy Speed Colour

Document (ADF) ESAT: Approx. 3.4 ipm¹

Multiple Copy

1 to 99 copies


25 – 400% in 1% increments and preset ratios

Other Features

Automatic document feeder: Yes up to 30 pages
Auto Intensity (AE copy), Manual Intensity Adjustment, Image Repeat copy, Fit-to-page copy, Borderless copy, Sticker copy*, 2-on-1 copy, 4-on-1copy, Frame erase copy*, Collated copy (ADF)

* not supported for ADF



Interface Type - PC

Hi-Speed USB (B Port),
Bluetooth Ver2.0 maximum speed 1.44Mbps (Option, HCRP) (with optional Bluetooth Unit BU-30)
Wi-Fi: IEEE802.11g/IEEE802.11b (Compatible with IEEE802.11n¹ ), Frequency: 2.412GHz-2. 472GHz, Set-up: WCN, WPS (Push-Button Configuration, PIN code method), Security: WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK, WEP64/128bit, Administration password

Interface Type - Mobile Phone / PDA

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 7, Windows Vista, Vista SP1 / Windows XP SP2, SP3 / Windows 2000 Professional SP4
Mac OS X v.10.4.11 - v.10.6

Operating System Requirements

Common: CD-ROM drive
Windows: Internet Explorer 6 or higher, display resolution SVGA 800 x 600 or higher
Windows 7: (Processor: 1GHz or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor, RAM: 1 GB of RAM (32-bit)/2 GB of RAM (64-bit))
Windows Vista, Vista SP1, SP2: (Processor: 1 GHz processor, RAM: 512mb)
Windows XP SP2, SP3, Windows 2000 Professional SP4: (Processor: 300MHz, RAM: 128mb)

Mac OS: Safari, display resolution XGA 1024 x 768, Mac OS Extended FS or Mac OS Extended (Journaled)
Mac OSX 10.6: (Processor: Intel Processor, RAM: 1GB)
Mac OSX 10.5: (Processor: Intel processor, PowerPC G5, PowerPC G4 (867MHz or faster), RAM: 512mb)
Mac OSX 10.4.11: (Processor: Intel processor, PowerPC G5, G4, G3, RAM: 256mb)

Software Included

Canon MP Navigator EX, Canon Easy-PhotoPrint EX, Easy-WebPrint EX Downloader¹, Speed Dial Utility



Dimensions (W x D x H)

458 x 415 x 198mm

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

Temperature Range

Operating environment: 5° - 35° C


Operating humidity: 10 - 90%RH (no dew condensation)

Acoustic Noise Levels

Approx. 45.5 dB(A)
When printing ISO/JIS-SCID N2 pattern on 10x15cm Photo Paper Plus Glossy II using default settings.


Approx. 8.6 kg

Power Source

AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz

Power Consumption

Standby: Approx. 2.2 W (when scanning lamp is off) (USB connected to PC),
Off: Approx. 0.8 W (USB connected to PC),
Copying: Approx 11 W¹


Print Resolution

¹ Ink droplets can be placed with a minimum pitch of 1/4800 inch

Black Ink Tank Life

¹ Declared yield value in accordance with ISO/IEC 24711. Values obtained by continuous printing.
² Printing Canon standard photos continuously on 10x15cm Photo Paper Plus Glossy II with default settings using Windows Vista printer driver in borderless printing mode and Windows Vista Home Premium Photo Gallery. Declared yield value determined based on Canon standard method referring to ISO/IEC 24711.

Colour Ink Tank Life

¹ Declared yield value in accordance with ISO/IEC 24711. Values obtained by continuous printing.
² Printing Canon standard photos continuously on 10x15cm Photo Paper Plus Glossy II with default settings using Windows Vista printer driver in borderless printing mode and Windows Vista Home Premium Photo Gallery. Declared yield value determined based on Canon standard method referring to ISO/IEC 24711.

Transmission Speed Mono/colour

¹ Actual transmission speed may vary depending on document complexity, fax settings at receiving end, and line conditions.

Copy Speed Colour Document

¹ FCOT on plain paper is measured based on the test standard of ISO/IEC 24735 annex D. ESAT ADF copy speed on plain paper is measured based on the test standard of ISO/IEC 24735.

Copy Speed Colour

¹ ESAT ADF copy speed on plain paper is measured based on the test standard of ISO/IEC 24735.

Interface Type - PC

¹ Transmission rate will be limited to IEEE802.11g and operate in the 2.4GHz frequency band.

Software Included

¹ Easy-WebPrint EX requires 32 bit version of Internet Explorer 7 or 8

Power Consumption

¹ When copying ISO/JIS-SCID N2 (printed by inkjet printer) on A4 size plain paper using default settings.


All specifications subject to change without notice.

Borderless 10x15cm photo lab quality print speed based on default driver setting using ISO/JIS-SCID N2 on Canon Photo Paper Plus Glossy II media

Document print speed (ipm) on plain paper is measured based on the office category test of ISO/IEC 24734.

Print speed may vary depending on system configuration, interface, software, document complexity, print mode, page coverage,

type of paper used and does not take into account data processing time on host computer.

Ink yield may vary depending on texts/photos printed, applications software used, print mode and type of paper used. For yield information see

Copy speed may vary depending on a number of factors and does not take into account warming up time.

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