Canon Pixma Mx-494


  • Affordable and space saving colour Wi-Fi® All-In-One.
  • Easily print from, and scan to smartphones or tablets.
  • Connect with cloud services using PIXMA Cloud link.
  • Print more for less with optional XL cartridges.
  • Quick multipage scan, copy and fax with 20 sheet ADF.



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Connect to the cloud with this affordable Wi-Fi® All-In-One. Ideal for the home you can print, copy, scan and fax with ease as well as share functions between multiple devices including smartphones and tablets.


Share versatile functionality at home

Enjoy cost effective, everyday functionality at home with PIXMA MX494, which allows easy wireless sharing of print, copy, scan and fax functions between multiple devices and features a stylish, ultra-small, space saving footprint that fits easily into any environment.

Fast high quality printing

Experience fast high quality printing at 8.8 ipm (mono) and 4.4 ipm (colour), with up to 4800 dpi resolution and great levels of detail.

Seamless connection with smart devices

Print from and scan seamlessly to smartphones and tablets with full Apple iOS and Android device support, which includes Apple AirPrint™ for easy wireless printing from an iPhone®, iPad® or iPod Touch® without an additional app.

Get the free and easy app

Download Canon PRINT app for quick and easy wireless printing from smartphones and tablets. You can even print from, and scan to smart devices over a Wi-Fi® network – without connecting to a PC or installing a driver.

Mobile printing

Print directly from mobile devices without joining a secure Wi-Fi® network thanks to Access Point Mode or print from virtually anywhere with Google Cloud Print™ support.

Connect with cloud services using PIXMA Cloud link

Go direct to the cloud with PIXMA Cloud Link, which lets you print photos in seconds from Facebook, twitter and online albums; print from and scan to popular cloud services like Google Drive™, OneDrive and Dropbox; and attach and send scanned files/images directly via email – all without using a PC.*

Print more for less with optional XL cartridges

Relax and save with optional XL cartridges, which deliver significantly more pages, last longer between ink replacements – an ideal time saver if you print frequently – and can deliver up to 30% cost savings per page compared to their standard equivalents.

Quick multipage scan, copy and fax with 20 sheet ADF

Be more productive thanks to a fully-integrated 20-sheet Automatic Document Feeder that makes scanning, copying or faxing of large documents quick and easy.



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Functions                                                                  Wi-Fi, Print, Copy, Scan, Fax, Cloud


Print Resolution                                                     Up to 4800¹ x 1200 dpi

Print Technology                                                    2 FINE Cartridges (BK, CL)

Inkjet system with 2pl (min.) ink droplet size


Mono Document Print Speed                                        Approx. 8.8 ipm¹

Colour Document Print Speed                                       Approx. 4.4 ipm¹

Photo Print Speed                                                             Borderless 10x15cm: Approx. 70 seconds

Borderless Printing                                                           Yes (A4, LTR, 20x25cm, 13x18cm, 10x15cm)

Two Sided Printing                                                            Manual



Scanner Type                                                          Flatbed & ADF

Scanner Resolution (Optical)                             Up to 600 x 1200 dpi¹

A4 Scan Speed                                                        Approx. 15 seconds

Maximum Document Size                                  Flatbed: A4, LTR (216x297mm)


Optical Character Recognition                          Yes

Scanning Depth (Input / Output)                      Colour: 48 bit / 24 bit

Greyscale: 16 bit / 8 bit



Copy Speed – Colour Document                        sFCOT: Approx. 28 seconds¹

sESAT: Approx. 3.6 ipm¹

sESAT ADF: Approx. 2.7 ipm

Multiple Copy                                                         1 to 99 pages

Copy zoom                                                               25-400%

Copy functions                                                        Document Copying, Photo Copying, Fit-to-Page Copying, Borderless Copying

Copy quality settings                                            Fast, Standard, High



Fax Type                                                       Super G3 / Colour

Fax Resolution                                            Mono: up to 300 x 300dpi

Colour: 200 x 200 dpi

Fax Speed                                                     Mono: approx. 3 sec. (33.6kbps)¹

Colour: approx. 1 min. (33.6kbps)

Fax Memory                                                Up to 50 pages



Standard Ink Cartridges                           PG-445 (Black)

CL-446 (Colour)

Optional XL Ink Cartridges                      PG-445XL (Black)

CL-446XL (Colour)



BK (Pigment Black)                                    Black: 180 pages

Black XL: 400 pages


CL (Colour – CMY)                                       Colour: 180 pages

Colour XL: 300 pages

Testing standards                                       ISO/IEC 24711 for A4 colour document pages

Values obtained by continuous printing

* Estimated supplemental yield



Paper Types

Plain Paper

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/GP-601)

Matte Photo Paper (MP-101)


Maximum Paper Input                             Max. 100 sheets of plain paper

Max. 20 sheets of photo paper

Paper Sizes                                                  A4, A5, B5, LTR, LGL, 13x18cm, 10x15cm

Paper Weight                                              Plain paper: 64 – 105 g/m²

Canon photo paper up to 300 g/m² (PT-101)



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

Wi-Fi: IEEE802.11 b/g/n

Wi-Fi Security: WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK, WEP, Administration password

Wireless LAN Frequency Band: 2.4GHz

Please refer to the user manual for instructions on how to activate/deactivate the wireless LAN.

Interface Type – OTHER                          PIXMA Cloud Link (from smartphone / tablet)

Canon PRINT app

Canon Print Service Plugin (Android)

Google Cloud Print

Apple AirPrint

Access point mode



Supported Operating System                            Windows 10 (32 and 64-bit)

Windows 8.1 / 8 / 7 / Vista SP1 & SP2 / XP SP3 32-bit

Mac OS X v10.7.5 or later

Supported Mobile Systems                                iOS


Windows RT


Minimum System Requirements                                  Windows: 3GB disk space, Internet Explorer 8

Mac: Internet connection, 1.5GB disk space, Safari 5

Display: 1024 x 768 XGA

Software Included                                                 MP Driver including Scanning Utility

Quick Menu

My Image Garden

Easy-WebPrint EX (plug-in for IE8 or higher)


Display Type & Size                                              Full dot LCD display


Display languages                                                  English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese, Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Finnish, Russian, Czech, Hungarian, Polish, Slovene, Turkish, Greek, Japanese,

Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Indonesian, Slovak, Estonian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Ukrainian, Romanian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Vietnamese


Automatic Document Feeder                            Up to 20-sheets

Dimensions (W x D x H)                                       approx. 435 x 295 x 189 mm

Weight                                                                      5.9 kg

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

Power Consumption                                             Off: Approx. 0.3 W

Standby (USB connection to PC): Approx. 0.9 W (scanning lamp off)

Standby (all ports connected): Approx. 1.6 W (scanning lamp off)

Time to enter Standby mode: 7 minutes

Copying: Approx. 7 W

Acoustic Noise Levels (Photo 4×6)                   Approx. 44.5dB(A)¹

Operating Temperature                                      15-30°C

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

Duty Cycle                                                               up to 1,000 pages / month

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Delivery & Returns

Delivery Information

Foretec delivers between 1-3 working days in Abuja. Please check exact dates in the Checkout page

Pickup Location

BSG 39 Banex Plaza, Aminu Kano Crescent Wuse 2 Abuja

Return Policy
Foretec accepts free return within 14 days for other eligible items.



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