Canon PIXMA iP4950

PIXMA iP4950

Canon PIXMA iP4950

Superior quality Photo printer with advanced features

PIXMA iP4950 is a High-Performance photolab-quality printer offering stunning design with built in Auto Duplex Print & Direct Disc Print.

Benefits

  • High-Performance Photo printer
  • 5 Single Inks, up to 9600dpi, min 1pl quality
  • ISO ESAT speed 12.5 mono/9.3 colour ipm
  • 10x15cm photo in approx. 20 sec.
  • ChromaLife100+
  • Auto Duplex Print
  • Direct Disc Print
  • Full HD Movie Print
  • Easy-WebPrint EX
  • CREATIVE PARK PREMIUM
PIXMA iP4950

Key Features

  • Only change the ink which runs out Only change the ink which runs out
  • Superb photolab-quality print head Superb photolab-quality print head
  • Micro ink droplets for precise print Micro ink droplets for precise print
  • High resolution photo printing High resolution photo printing
  • Print directly onto disc Print directly onto disc
  • Automatic double sided printing Automatic double sided printing
  • More paper with two paper trays More paper with two paper trays
  • Print images from your movies Print images from your movies
  • Smart web printing Smart web printing
  • Automatic photo corrections Automatic photo corrections
  • Direct printing from camera Direct printing from camera
  • Quality long lasting photos Quality long lasting photos

Detailed Features

Premium quality photo prints at speed

Ideal for enthusiasts looking for high performance, this photo printer employs Canon's class leading FINE print head technology. Delivering minimum 1pl ink droplets and up to 9600dpi print resolution for incredibly detailed colour photos with smooth gradations and grain-free images. A stunning photo-lab quality 10x15cm borderless print is produced in approximately 20 seconds and impressive ISO ESAT speeds of 12.5 ipm for mono documents and 9.3 ipm for colour.

Maximise ink efficiency

Employing 5 single Ink tanks means replacing only the ink that runs out - reducing waste and optimising ink usage.

Stylish design

With an elegant all black finish and small footprint, this compact printer requires a minimum of space and looks great in any home or work place.

Advanced media handling

Experience versatility with Auto Duplex Print to use both sides of the paper, 2-way paper feed lets you load photo & plain paper at the same time. Print directly onto compatible CDs, DVDs and Blu-ray® discs with Direct Disc Print.

Eco features

Find out your CO2 and paper savings made by double-sided printing with ECO Information feature to see how you are helping the environment. Save energy by using the Auto Power Off - set the printer to switch off when not being used for a set amount of time

Advanced Software

Turn your movie moments into beautiful prints with Canon’s unique Full HD Movie Print. New features include Merge Frames and Layout Print to create more striking images. Make your photos even more exciting by applying Fun Filter Effects with Easy-PhotoPrint EX. Use Easy-WebPrint EX to combine clips from several web pages so you only print what you need from the web. Get creative with CREATIVE PARK PREMIUM an online service that lets you download photos, illustrations, paper crafts and much more, from internationally recognised photographers & artists.

Keep memories alive

The ChromaLife100+ system provides long lasting, beautiful photos. The combination of the iP4950, original Canon inks and genuine Canon photo papers preserve memories for a lifetime.

Product Specification

PRINTER FUNCTIONS

Print Resolution Up to 9600¹ x 2400 dpi
Print Engine Inkjet, 5 Single Inks, 5-colour system with minimum 1pl droplet size, FINE print head & ChromaLife100+ system
Photo Lab Quality Speed Borderless 10x15cm: Approx. 20 seconds (Standard)¹
Mono Print Speed ESAT: Approx. 12.5 ipm¹
Colour Print Speed ESAT: Approx. 9.3 ipm¹
Ink Cartridge Configuration 5 separate ink tanks:
PGI-525PGBK, CLI-526BK, CLI-526C, CLI-526M, CLI-526Y
Black Ink Tank Life Black: 339 pages (PGI-525PGBK), 2945 pages* (CLI-526BK)¹
Black: 3545 photos* (PGI-525PGBK), 555 photos* (CLI-526BK)²
*Estimated Supplemental Yield
Colour Ink Tank Life Cyan: 530 pages (CLI-526C), Magenta: 486 pages (CLI-526M), Yellow: 525 pages (CLI-526Y)¹
Cyan: 202 photos (CLI-526C), Magenta: 201 photos (CLI-526M), Yellow: 199 photos (CLI-526Y)²
Media Type Plain Paper, Envelopes, Photo Paper Pro Platinum (PT-101), Photo Paper Plus Glossy II (PP-201), Photo Paper Plus Semi-gloss (SG-201), Glossy Photo Paper "Everyday Use" (GP-501), Matte Photo Paper (MP-101), High Resolution Paper (HR-101N), T-shirt Transfer (TR-301), Photo Stickers (PS-101)
Media Input Rear Tray: Max. 150 sheets
Cassette: Max. 150 sheets
Direct Disc Print Tray: 1 printable CD, DVD or Blu-Ray Disc
Media Size Rear Tray: A4, B5, A5, Letter, Legal, Envelopes (DL size or Commercial 10), 10 x 15cm, 13 x 18cm, 20 x 25cm
Cassette: A4, B5, A5, Letter
Media Weight Rear Tray: Plain paper: 64 to 105 g/m² and supported Canon special media up to approx. 300 g/m²
Cassette: Plain paper: 64 to 105 g/m²
DVD/CD Printing Available as standard
Two Sided Printing Available for plain paper in A4, B5, A5 & Letter sizes
Borderless Printing Yes (A4, Letter, 20 x 25cm, 13 x 18cm, 10 x 15cm)

INTERFACE AND CONNECTIVITY

Interface Type - PC Hi-Speed USB (B Port)
Interface Type - Camera Direct Print Port: Camera direct photo printing from PictBridge compliant digital cameras & camcorders

DRIVERS AND SOFTWARE

Supported Operating System Windows 8 (32 and 64bit)
Windows RT
Windows 7 (32 and 64bit)
Windows Vista (32 and 64bit)
Windows XP (32bit)
Mac OS X 10.4.11 - 10.8
Minimum System Requirements Windows 7: 1GHz or faster CPU, 1GB RAM (32bit) / 2GB RAM (64bit)
Windows Vista (32 and 64 bit): 1GHz or faster CPU, 512MB RAM
Windows XP SP2, SP3: 300MHz or faster CPU, 128MB RAM
Browser: Internet Explorer 6 or higher
CD-ROM Drive
Display: 800 x 600 or better
Mac OS X v10.6: Intel Processor, 1GB RAM
Mac OS X v10.5: Intel or PowerPC Processor (G4, G5, 867MHz or faster)
Mac OS X v10.4.11: Intel or PowerPC Processor (G5, G4, G3), 256MB RAM
Browser: Safari 3 or higher
CD-ROM Drive
Display: XGA 1024 x 768 or better
Driver Features Borderless printing, Auto Duplex print, Collate, Multiple page per sheet print, Booklet print, Poster print, Scaled print (20-400%), Fit-to-Page print, Photo Noise Reduction, Image Optimizer PRO, Photo effects, Greyscale print¹
Software Included Drivers for Canon printer, Easy-PhotoPrint EX with HD Movie Print¹, Easy-WebPrint EX² downloader and Solution Menu EX with CREATIVE PARK PREMIUM access

GENERAL FEATURES

Power Source AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz
Power Consumption Standby: Approx.0.8 W (USB connected to PC),
Off: Approx. 0.4 W (USB connected to PC),
Printing: Approx 18 W¹
Temperature Range Operating environment: 5° - 35° C
Humidity Operating humidity: 10 - 90%RH (no dew condensation)
Acoustic Noise Levels Approx. 45.5dB¹
Dimensions (W x D x H) 431x297x153mm
Weight Approx. 5.7kg
Print Resolution ¹ Ink droplets can be placed with a minimum pitch of 1/9600 inch
Photo Lab Quality Speed ¹ Photo print speed is based on default driver setting using ISO/JIS-SCID N2 standard on Canon Photo Paper Plus Glossy II and does not take into account data processing time on host computer.
Mono Print Speed ¹ Document print speed on plain paper is measured based on average of ESAT in Office Category Test of ISO/IEC 24734 standard.
Colour Print Speed ¹ Document print speed on plain paper is measured based on average of ESAT in Office Category Test of ISO/IEC 24734 standard.
Black Ink Tank Life ¹ Declared yield value in accordance with ISO/IEC 24711 standard. Values obtained by continuous printing.
² When printing Canon standard patterns continuously with the default settings on 10x15cm Photo Paper Plus Glossy II using Windows 7 printer driver in borderless printing mode and Windows 7 Home Premium's Windows Photo Viewer. Declared yield value is determined based on Canon standard method referring to ISO/IEC 24711.
Colour Ink Tank Life ¹ Declared yield value in accordance with ISO/IEC 24711 standard. Values obtained by continuous printing.
² When printing Canon standard patterns continuously with the default settings on 10x15cm Photo Paper Plus Glossy II using Windows 7 printer driver in borderless printing mode and Windows 7 Home Premium's Windows Photo Viewer. Declared yield value is determined based on Canon standard method referring to ISO/IEC 24711.
Driver Features ¹ Some features available in Windows driver only.
Software Included ¹ "Full HD Movie Print" is available from 'MOV' movie files created by Canon digital cameras. From PC, or Mac with Intel(R) processor. Requires installation of Canon ZoomBrowser EX or Canon ImageBrowser software bundled with Canon camera, from which the movie was captured (version 6.5 or later).
² Easy-WebPrint EX requires Internet Explorer 7 or later (Windows) or Safari 4 or later (Mac).
Power Consumption ¹ When printing ISO/JIS-SCID N2 pattern on A4 size plain paper using default settings.
Acoustic Noise Levels ¹ When printing ISO/JIS-SCID N2 pattern on 10x15cm Photo Paper Plus Glossy II using default settings.
  • All specifications subject to change without notice.
  • Print speed may vary depending on system configuration, interface, software, document complexity, print mode, page coverage, type of paper used etc.
  • Ink yield may vary depending on texts/photos printed, applications software used, print mode and type of paper used. For yield information see www.canon-europe.com/ink/yield
  • All brand and product names are trademarks of their respective companies.
  • Microsoft, Windows and the Windows logo are trademarks, or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
  • For more information on ChromaLife100+ please visit www.canon-europe.com/chromalife100

Accessories & Supplies

Standard Inks

Thanks to Canon’s unique print head technology (FINE), every PIXMA is able to print amazing quality documents and photos with speed. Genuine Canon inks guarantee maximum quality, long lasting prints and reliability of your printer.

PGI-525PGBK

Pigment Black Ink Tank
This pigment black ink is used for printing documents on plain paper and ensures crisp, sharp text with great longevity. The 19ml ink tank allows you to print up to 339 pages of A4 documents.

CLI-526BK

Black Ink Tank
This Black ink is used for printing photos. Combined with Canon photo paper it protects your photos from fading with ChromaLife100+ system. The 9ml ink tank allows you to print up to 555 of 10x15cm colour photos.

CLI-526C

Cyan Ink Tank
This Cyan ink is used for printing documents and photos. Combined with Canon photo paper it protects your photos from fading with ChromaLife100+ system. The 9ml ink tank allows you to print up to 530 pages of A4 documents.

CLI-526M

Magenta Ink Tank
This Magenta ink is used for printing documents and photos. Combined with Canon photo paper it protects your photos from fading with ChromaLife100+ system. The 9ml ink tank allows you to print up to 486 pages of A4 documents.

CLI-526Y

Yellow Ink Tank
This Yellow ink is used for printing documents and photos. Combined with Canon photo paper it protects your photos from fading with ChromaLife100+ system. The 9ml ink tank allows you to print up to 525 pages of A4 documents.

Value packs

Canon genuine value packs are designed to offer you convenience and savings. Twin and Triple Packs, contain two or three of the same inks while Multipacks contain two or more different inks for the same printer. Perfect for frequent users and high-volume printing environments.

PGI-525PGBK Twin Pack

Pigment Black Ink Tank
The pigment black ink is used for printing documents on plain paper and ensures crisp, sharp text with great longevity. The Twin Pack contains two 19ml ink tanks and each allows you to print up to 339 pages of A4 documents.

CLI-526 C/M/Y

Three Colour Multipack
This multipack contains one each of cyan, magenta and yellow ink tanks. The set of three 9ml ink tanks offer you convenience and savings. The ChromaLife100+ system combined with Canon photo papers delivers stunning results and longevity.

Photo Papers

PT-101

Photo Paper Pro Platinum
Professional studio finish photo paper offering outstanding quality and fade resistance. With wide colour reproduction, this glossy heavyweight paper extends the creative potential of photographers.

LU-101

Photo Paper Pro Luster
Achieve vivid colour and stunning monochrome photographic printing with Photo Paper Pro Luster, a professional photo paper with lustre texture for a traditional photolab look which you can create at home.

PP-201

Photo Paper Plus Glossy II
Canon’s Photo Paper Plus Glossy II is the perfect photo paper for superior quality output with a glossy finish. It provides the perfect finish for digital photographs and all your reprints.

SG-201

Photo Paper Plus Semi-gloss
Canon’s Photo Paper Plus Semi-gloss, is a satin finish paper with the texture of real photographic paper. This high quality paper produces brilliant photographs with reduced glossiness for a softer finish.

GP-501

Glossy Photo Paper “Everyday Use”
Glossy photo paper for printing everyday photographs and reprints with photo-lab quality. "Everyday Use" photo paper provides economical way to produce your holiday photos with glossy finish at home.

MP-101

Matte Photo Paper
Matte Photo Paper produces high quality photographs, graphics and text with a matte finish. Also suitable for more creative uses, such as greetings cards, displays and paper craft.

HR-101N

High Resolution Paper
Professional This coated paper is designed to produce brilliant colours and sharp, vivid images. Ideal for printing high quality documents, spread sheets and presentations containing photos and graphics.

TR-301

T-Shirt Transfer material
Customise your t-shirts, jerseys, cushion covers and more with photos, graphics or your own designs using this creative paper. Easily print and iron on to a cotton or poly-cotton material.

PS-101

Photo Stickers
Easily print, peel and stick the photo stickers to most smooth surfaces. Use for personalizing with creative images, or simply use for high quality labelling, the choice is yours.

For precise ink yield information see www.canon-europe.com/ink/yield