The Pixma - MP496 Canon all-in-one photo printer will dazzle you with incredible performance as soon as you unpack it. This Pixma MP496 is a good-looking multifunction colour inkjet printer that features Print, Scan and Copy in one revolutionary design. Designed for home and offices, it is easy-to-use and is catered to suit any space. Ease of use is further augmented by a host of convenient features and functions, including time-saving Quick Start when powered on, a self-opening output tray, memory card slot and a TFT colour viewer.
This Canon Pixma - MP496 has a compact body with smooth rounded design that measures 450 x 335 x 155 mm and 5.5 kg weight. The highlight of the user panel is the 1.8 inch colour LCD screen that can be flipped open to reveal the control panel. The control panel has just the right number of buttons to keep it simple even for a person using this multifunction device for the first time. Similarly, the menus are well placed and it is not hard to get around.
The cartridge bay below the scanner glass accommodates the Canon CL-811 Colour Ink Cartridge and the Canon PG-810 Black Ink Cartridge. Hidden behind a flap, just below the control panel, towards the front-right, there are memory slots that accept a host of memory cards. Print photos easily that fit the paper with the Borderless printing option in this MP496 printer. The top panel of this Canon printer covers the Flatbed scanner.
The input tray has a capacity to hold 100 pages for your printing requirements. The output tray opens automatically when a print job or copy job is assigned. This printer supports different media types like Letter, Legal and Envelopes. The media sizes that you can use to print from this printer are A4, A5 and B5.
Produce lab-quality colour photo prints with a maximum print resolution of 4800 x 1200 dpi with outstanding detail and smooth gradation using this Pixma MP496 multifunction printer. Print natural and smoother borderless photos (10 x 15) with a print speed of 43 seconds. This all-in-one Canon Pixma - MP496 colour inkjet printer gives you excellent print speeds and can produce business quality colour prints with a print speed of 4.8 images per minute and also prints quick black-and-white documents with a print speed of 8.4 ipm.
Scan and Copy
Scan and keep a copy of manuals, documents, notices, posters and other important documents for you reference using this colour inkjet printer. You can scan colour documents with a scanning speed of 15 seconds using this multifunction printer. Receive scans of your drafts accurately with an optical scanning resolution of 1200 x 2400 dpi with a bit depth of 48/24 for colour prints and 16/8 bit depth for monochrome prints. The Flatbed scanner in this printer unit works using the Contact Image Sensor scanning method to give high-resolution Scan copies.
This Canon Pixma - MP496 inkjet colour Printer has the ability to photocopy monochrome documents with a copy speed of 7.6 cpm (copies per minute) and copies colour drafts with a copy speed of 2.6 cpm. You do not have to wait for longer duration to copy a single draft, as this Canon printer can copy your document with a First Copy Out Time of 37 seconds. After you photocopy any page or document, you can set the printer to produce 99 copies of the same page, which saves you time and energy of photocopying manually to get multicopies. Reduce or enlarge the photocopy size of documents from 25 per cent to 400 per cent for your business requirements.
Connectivity and Other Features
Using the USB 2.0 connectivity option, you can connect this Canon Pixma MP496 multifunction printer to your PC and print documents. This Canon Printer Performs its multifunction jobs efficiently and accurately when connected to systems loaded with Windows 2000 SP4, Windows XP SP2, Windows Vista and Mac OS X v10.3.9 - v10.5 operating systems. With the Direct photo printing feature, you can print from memory cards without the use of a PC. Special functions such as 4-in-I and 2-in-1 printing and other layout options reduce paper usage making it an environmentally responsible all-in-one printer.
Ok, Not worth the price
31 Jul, 2012