Canon PIXMA MP150 Driver Free Download




Canon PIXMA MP150 Driver Free Download. Review - The Canon MP150 ($89.99 list) is an AIO that is more printer than it is copier and scanner. It produces good-looking output, particularly for photos, with reasonable speed. For those few instances where you need a scanner or copier, the MP150 can do that, too. The price is the first notable indicator that the MP150 is designed for the home or, at most, light-duty use in a home office. There's no fax support or automatic document feeder (ADF), which means you can't scan or copy anything larger than a letter-size original. On the other hand, the limited features also help make the MP150 small enough at 7.2 by 17.5 by 15 inches (HWD), to fit comfortably on a desk. Still, the printer has room for a PictBridge connector, so you can print directly from any PictBridge-enabled camera.
Canon PIXMA MP150 Driver Download free
Canon PIXMA MP150

Canon PIXMA MP150 Driver Free Download

Setup is typical for an ink jet AIO. Simply connect the power cord, install both the black and tricolor ink cartridges, load the paper, run the automated setup program, and connect the USB cable when prompted. Unfortunately, though, there are a few snags to watch out for.

To begin with, it's difficult to figure out which ink cartridge goes where. I did discover through trial and error that if you put either cartridge in the wrong position, you can't snap it into place. But until you've inserted a cartridge at least once, you won't know how to tell when it's inserted correctly. It turns out that the cartridge slots are indeed labeled B, for black, and C, for color, inside the printer to mark their respective positions. I never actually noticed those labels, however, because they're easy to miss.

A more important issue is that you have to align the print heads by printing an alignment page and then picking the right settings to enter into the driver-- something that almost no ink jets force you to do anymore. Worse, you have to align the heads every time you change a cartridge. This can be particularly annoying if one cartridge runs out a few pages after you've replaced, and aligned, the other-- as happened during my tests.

Canon MP150 Driver Free Download and Review - In between cartridge changes, the MP150 does a more-than-reasonable job for home use. On our business applications suite-- which includes Microsoft Word files and PDF files-- the MP150 took a total of 20 minutes 38 seconds (timed with QualityLogic's hardware and software, www.qualitylogic.com). That's only a little slower than the 19:47 total for the slightly less expensive but highly comparable Dell Photo All-In-One Printer 924. For photos, the MP150 averaged 1:36 for each 4-by-6, only about 20 seconds more than the Dell AIO.

The MP150 also delivers reasonably good-looking output. More than half the fonts in our text tests were easily readable at 5 points, with some clearly visible even at 4. Only two heavily stylized fonts needed to be printed at 12 points for legibility. Still, text lacked crispness, which would keep me from using the MP150 when I needed to put my best foot forward, such as for a résumé. Graphics looked good, but only if you stay away from thin lines, which tend to disappear. Also avoid printing full-page graphics, which can make the paper curl.

The photos I printed generally qualified as true photo quality, but colors were notably punchy-- something that some people like and others don't-- and our monochrome test photo showed a distinct tint. One nice touch is that the photos are fully waterproof. In fact, I held one under water while rubbing it and did no visible harm.

In most ways, the MP150 is a close match to the Dell Photo All-In-One 924, which is a little less expensive, a little faster, and offers similar output quality. But the Dell's output isn't remotely waterproof. If you care about the photos you print, that one feature makes the Canon Pixma MP150's slightly slower printing well worth waiting for.

Canon PIXMA MP150 Driver Free Download

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