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The Best Canon Inkjet Printer


Canon, a Japanese multinational company that in 1985 introduced the world’s first inkjet printers, is a big name in the imaging and optical products industry. They are known to make photocopiers, computer printers, scanners, cameras and camcorders.

In order to make sure that you know what you are buying, we will be focusing on the best canon printer that we believe has all the features a user can ask for, including its pros, cons, etc.

Canon Pixma MG5220

Taking a look at the various models that Canon has come up with, we find that two of them have made it to the top of the list up until now. Canon Pixma MG5220 is one of them. This wireless all-in-one Canon photo printer, the MG series (as of this point forward) is one of five brand new Pixma photo printers introduced by the Canon just last month.


Let us start off with the design and build. The exterior is a glossy black finish, with a thin silver bar where the scanners is lifted. Two small and decent logos consisting of a canon sign and the Pixma logo are located on the front and top of the printer. The dimensions of the MG5220s are 15 x 18x 6.

Its 48-bit flatbed scanner operates on a maximum capacity for a scan size that is 8.5 x 11.7 inches and a maximum optional resolution of 2400 x 4800 dpi. Other scanner features on the MG5220 include: auto document fixation, auto scan mode (sensing multiple objects on the flatbed) and scan to memory (memory card or USB flash disk)

The control panel is also located on the top of the MG5220, covering the right side of the product. There is a 2.4 inch adjustable LCD, which is followed by 10 quick keys and Canon’s Easy Scroll Wheel for eased navigation.

This Canon photo inkjet comes with USB PictBridge slot, as well as a built-in memory card reader, which is compatible with video formats like SD, SDHC, MultimediaCard (v4.1), MultimediaCard Plus (v4.1), CompactFlash, Microdrive, Memory Stick PRO, Memory Stick Duo and Memory Stick Pro Duo.

The Canon printer ink comprises of four dye-based ink tanks, SLI-226 CMYK, as well as one pigment-based black ink tank, PGI-255, in its original packaging. The paper used in this Canon printer could be A4, B5, A5 amongst others. The MG5220 has a 150-sheet paper cassette in the front, and another 150-sheet rear try for all our legal necessities.

So in a nutshell, this Canon wireless inkjet printer may have an expensive drawback of ink replacement, and the lengthy print pauses, but The MG5220 has a good text and photo quality, excellent blend of features and software and last but definitely not the least, low energy consumption

The price of this inkjet canon printer is $153.80. it may vary a bit depending on the region, but all in all a good deal if the customer knows the importance of quality printing.

Hope this review about printer canon inkjet was helpful to all of you in more ways than one 

By Khurram Hussain, published at 02/19/2012
   Rating: 4/5 (10 votes)
The Best Canon Inkjet Printer. 4 of 5 based on 10 votes.


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