Convenient Home Office All-In-One
The PIXMA MX516 is an affordable solution for home office convenience to print, copy, scan and fax with High-Speed ADF, Large LCD screen and dual function panel provides easy to use operation. Wireless/Ethernet connections. Fast printing at approximately 9.7ipm in black and 5.5ipm in colour. Effortless copying, scanning and faxing with the auto document feeder for continuous reading of the originals.
Quality images
4800 x 1200 dpi resolution and 2 picolitre FINE print-head technology for high quality photos and documents
Long Lasting Prints
Produce long lasting photos over 100 years with a combination of Canons genuine dye ink and genuine photo papers
Automatic Document Feeder
Fast copying, scanning and faxing with the automatic document feeder for continuous reading of originals
Professional Fax
Enables stand-alone plain paper colour faxes and PC faxes to be transmitted
Quality Scanning
Scan high-quality photos and documents at up to 1200 x 2400 dpi5
FINE11 Cartridges
Utilizing FINE11 print head technology for enhanced colour reproduction, speed, exterior design and usability.
Print photos directly from compatible digital cameras using PictBridge technology, no need for a PC
Mobile Printing
Print from, and scan documents or photos to iPhone, iPod and Android devices
WiFi and Ethernet
Have the freedom to connect without cables with built in Wi-Fi LAN as well as featuring Wireled LAN. Print, scan and copy from anywhere in your home/office
1 Ink droplets can be placed with a pitch of 1/4800 inch at minimum.
PIXMA MX516 Technical Specifications
Printer Functions
Min. Ink Droplet Size
2 picolitres (minimum)

Printing Resolution
4800 x 1200(1) (vertical)dpi Total 1,792 nozzles (PgBK: 640 nozzles C/M/Y: each 384 nozzles)

Print Speed(2)
B&W A4: Approx. 9.7ipm Colour A4: Approx. 5.5ipm, 6"x4" Borderless: Approx. 46 secs

Ink Cartridges
PG-640 and CL-641 (optional PG-640XL, CL-641XL and PG-640XXL high capacity cartridges)

Ink Yield(11)
Borderless 4x6 photo PG-640 (approx. 1420), CL-641 (approx. 67) or PG-640XL (approx. 2940), CL-641XL (approx. 135) or PG-640XXL (approx. 4340) Plain paper A4 PG-640 (approx. 180), CL-641 (approx. 180) or PG-640XL(approx. 400), CL-641XL (approx. 400) or PG-640XXL (approx. 600)

Borderless Printing(3)
Top/Bottom/Right/Left margin: each 0 mm (Supported Paper Size: A4, LTR, 4"x6" ,5"x7" ,8"x10")

Plain Paper Capacity
100 sheets

Supported Paper Sizes(4)
A4, A5, B5, LTR, LGL, 4"x6", 5"x7", 8"x10", Envelopes(DL, COM10)

Supported Paper Weights
Plain Paper: 64-105 g/m2 , Canon specialty paper: max paper weight : approx. 300g/m2 (Photo Paper Pro Platinum PT-101)

Supported Paper Types
Plain Paper High Resolution Paper (HR-101N) 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) Other T-shirt Transfers (TR301) Glossy Photo Stickers (PS101) Envelopes (DL, Com10)

Camera /Mobile Printing
PictBridge (direct photo printing from compatible digital cameras), Apple AirPrint enabled, wireless photo and document printing and scanning from iPhone, iPad and Android devices with free Canon Easy-PhotoPrint App(10)

Copier Functions

Colour document: Approx 21 sec; Colour document (ADF): 4.3ipm

Multiple Copy
Up to 99 copies

Maximum Document Size
A4, LTR (216297mm);(ADF: A4, LTR, LGL)

Enlargement/Reduction ratio
25 to 400%

Special Copy Functions
Two sided copy, borderless copy, 4 on 1 copy, image repeat, fit-to-page

Scanner Functions

Scanner Type
Flatbed & ADF

Scanning Method

Optical Resolution(5)
1200 x 2400 optical dpi

Scanning Speed6
A4 Colour: Approx. 15 secs

Special Scanning Functions
Push Scan, create PDFs with password protection

Fax Features

Transmission Speed (Mono) (8)
Approx. 3 sec. (33.6kbps)

Modem Speed
Super G3 standard up to 33.6kpbs

Fax Memory
Approx. 50 pages

Speed Dials
Max 20 locations

Group Dialling
Max 19 locations



Wired LAN
Network Type: IEEE802.3u (100BASE-TX) / IEEE802.3 (10BASE-T)

Wireless LAN
Network Type: IEEE802.11n/IEEE802.11g/IEEE802.11b

Data Rate
IEEE802.11n : Max.150Mbps IEEE802.11g : Max. 54 Mbps IEEE802.11b : Max. 11 Mbps


General Features

Automatic Document Feeder
Paper Handling (Plain Paper): A4, LTR=30, LGL=5

USB 2.0 Hi-Speed; Bluetooth V2.0 (Optional BU-30); Direct Photo Print Port (Pictbridge); Wireless LAN

Operating System
Win: Windows XP SP2 & SP3 (32 bit) / Vista (32 bit) / Vista (64 bit) / 7 (32 bit) / 7 (64 bit); Mac: Mac OSX v10.4.11 / v10.5.v / v10.6.x

Included as Standard
PIXMA MX516 All-in-One printer, Setup CD-ROM and printed documents, PG-640 FINE black cartridge, CL-641 FINE colour cartridge, telephone line cable, power cord and Canon warranty card

Software Included
Easy-PhotoPrint EX, MP Navigator EX, Easy WebPrint EX (IE7+ only), Canon Solution Menu, Adobe RGB, On Screen Manual

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

Power Consumption
Max: 18W (copying) (9), Standby: 1.7W

Min. Dimensions (W x D x H)
approx. 458 x 385 x 200 mm

Approx. 8.8kg


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

Document print speeds are the averages of ESAT in Office Category Test for the default mode, ISO/IEC 24734, excluding time to print the first set. Photo print speed is based on the default setting using ISO/JIS-SCID N2 on Photo Paper Plus Glossy II and does not take into account data processing time on host computer. Print speed may vary depending on system configuration, interface, software, document complexity, print mode, page coverage, type of paper used etc.

Paper types NOT supported for borderless printing are as follows: Envelope, High Resolution Paper, T-Shirt Transfer, Photo Stickers.

The paper size that can be fed from the cassette are A4, A5, B5, LTR size.

Optical resolution is a measure of maximum hardware sampling resolution, based on ISO 14473 standard.

Color document scan speed is measured with ISO/IEC 24735 Annex C Test Chart A. Scan speed indicates the time measured between pressing the scan button of the scanner driver and the on-screen status display turns off. Scan speed may vary depending on system configuration, interface, software, scan mode settings and document size etc.

Copy speeds are the average of FCOT and continuous copy speed, ISO/IEC 24735 Annex D. ADF copy speed is the average of ESAT in General Performance Test for the default simplex mode, ISO/IEC 24735, excluding time to copy the first set. Copy speed may vary depending on document complexity, copy mode, page coverage, type of paper used etc. and does not take into account warming up time.

Black & white document fax transmission speed is based on default setting using ITU-T No.1 chart. Actual transmission speed may vary depending on document complexity, fax settings at receiving end, and line conditions etc.

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

Requires a local wireless network (Wi-Fi)

When printing Canon standard patterns continuously with the default settings of testing paper using Windows 7 printer driver in borderless printing mode. Declared yield value determined based on Canon standard method referring to ISO/IEC 24711.
Note: This machine satisfies the test requirements for powder dust, ozone, TVOC, styrene and benzene emissions. Further information in relation to emissions data, return of spare parts or consumables or any specific further information regarding this product can be made available upon request from Technical Services on 0800 222 666 (NZ) or 13 13 83 (AU)

No additional files, specification sheets, guides or documentation found for product.

Warranty: 1 Year Return to Base

Full manufacturers warranty details are available at the manufacturers (Canon) web site.

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