Printer is getting more and more common nowadays since a lot of people print many papers every single day. However, there are just some people who love the latest technology on a printer. Canon PIXMA MG3170 printer is one example. Like Canon PIXMA MG2210, this printer is considered as one of the latest printer with the latest technology that many busy people will love. That is because this printer is using the wireless technology that let you print without having to connect the cable to your laptop or computer. To make it better, the wireless connection can be simply accessed using the gadget that you hold every single day.
Yes, this latest air printing technology has been chipped inside this printer. This technology will allow you to print anything directly from your gadget to the printer. Therefore, you do not have to turn the laptop or computer on ever again since this Canon PIXMA MG3170 printer will be able to print anything from your phone directly. Unfortunately, the main problem is that this printer is only able to detect the smart phones or any other gadgets with the iOS system, the Apple. Therefore, you will not be able to do so with your android gadget even though it is the latest technology too.
For the printing performance, every printer that Canon manufactured will surely be something nice and that is also applied for this printer. The FINE technology for the detailed and crisp printing, the small droplets to give you the best accuracy, plus the ChromaLife technology to keep your prints for the longer time are some of its best features that you can get. With all of those nice features on this Canon PIXMA MG3170 printer, you can say that you can get the best and the most modern styled printer from this printer. So, do you want to try printing something using the air print technology?
Canon PIXMA MG3170 Features
- All in one: Print/Scan/Copy
- AirPrint™ wireless print supported for direct printing of web pages or documents* through iOS devices^^
- 2pl ink droplet and 4,800dpi photo print resolution
- 4-color ink system with dedicated black ink for B&W document printing
- Auto Photo Fix II function
- New fun filter printing effect including Fish-eye, Miniature, Toy Camera and Soft Focus effect
- 1,200 x 2,400 dpi optical resolution CIS scanner
- ChromaLife 100 Photo System assures sharp photo color for 100 years
- 4R borderless photo printing done in just 44sec. (Standard Mode)
- Auto duplex print
- Built-in Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n for wireless network print/scan
- full HD movie print function
Operating System Compatibility:
Windows 10 / Windows 10 (x64) / Windows 8.1 / Windows 8.1 (x64) / Windows 8 / Windows 8 (x64) / Windows 7 / Windows 7 (x64) / Windows Vista / Windows Vista (x64) / Windows XP / Macintosh / Mac OS X v10.10 /Mac OS X v10.9 / Mac OS X v10.8 / Mac OS X v10.7 / Mac OS X v10.6 / Linux.
Driver Download or the Installation for Windows Operating System:
How to install the driver for Canon PIXMA MG3170:
- First, you need to click the link provided for download, then select the option “Save” or “Save as”. Clicking “Save” is for downloading the file. Meanwhile if you choose “Run” or “Open”, the file downloaded will be automatically installed after the downloading process is completed.
- For your information, the driver file that you download will be saved in a certain folder that you have set before, especially in the self-extracting form or (.exe format).
- The last step is double clicking the downloaded file that has the format EXE file for the decompress process. Then, the installation will be automatically started.
How to uninstall the driver by using Control Panel.
Note: The following steps are for Windows 7. The different versions may have the different settings.
- Come to the Start menu, then you need to choose Control panel --> choose the driver and click “Uninstall a Program.”
- Wait until a page is appear with the list of the installed program. Then you need to double click the program that you want to uninstall.
- At last, choose “Yes” and “Ok”. The uninstall process is completed.
Driver Download or Installation process for Mac Operating System:
How to install driver of Canon PIXMA MG3170 in Mac:
- First, you need the file of the driver. When you have already completed the downloading process, it will be saved in the certain folder. You can see it at the computer settings.
- Second, you need to double click the downloaded driver file and mount it on the Disk Image.
- The third step is that you need to double click again the mounted Disk Image.
- At last, double clicking the packaged driver file. Do not worry, the installation is about to be started automatically.
However, the step-by-step of the installation (and vice versa), it can be differed depend upon the platform or device that you use for the installation of Canon PIXMA MG3170. The above mentioned, the installation is occurred using Windows 7 and Mac for windows XP or windows 8 is not much different way.