Connecting pixma iP6000D to Mac with Mavericks

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I have an old Canon pixma iP6000D printer with USB connection which is still in an excellent condition and it function properly on Windows. So wanted to use it on my OS X Mavericks 10.9.4 unfortunately, I can not find a compatible driver for it. Please help. Thanks in advance.
 
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According to this list, your printer is supported. Try simply plugging it into the Mac and adding it.

(I remember back when we had to fuss with drivers ... ha, that was quite a while ago!)
 

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I found drivers on Canon's website as well in case OS X doesn't recognize and have drivers for it (see here).

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Guys - I was just curious about the printer drivers and took a look at the links (couple screenshots below) - on Apple's list for Canon printers, I see only the iP6700D printer, and on the Canon website, the statement that no driver is available for Mavericks which is on the OP's computer.

I guess the printer could be plugged in (if not already tried) to see if Mavericks might recognize it or contact Canon to determine if a 'work-around' is available? Dave :)

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If you don't have any luck, try the Gutenprint driver (lists support for iP6000 as Experimental):
Gutenprint for Mac OS X
 

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Sometimes you can get by with variants of a driver (so, using a model 1080 driver on a printer with model number 1082 for example). I'm guessing that since it falls within that range, the firmware on it is used elsewhere on an explicitly supported printer. Couldn't hurt to try.
 

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