Canon PIXMA E404

Inkjet Photo Printers

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Canon PIXMA E404

Print more with cost efficient inks

Compact All-In-One for easy printing, scanning and copying at home offering savings with cost efficient ink cartridges and software for smart website printing.

Benefits

  • Compact All-In-One for the home: print, copy and scan
  • High quality prints with up to 4800dpi and FINE cartridge technology
  • Cost efficient inks ensure low cost per page allowing you to print more
  • Auto Power On turns the printer on when you start printing
  • Auto Power Off switches the printer off when not used
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Key Features

  • Convenient and easy to replace Convenient and easy to replace
  • High resolution photo printing High resolution photo printing
  • High resolution scanning High resolution scanning
  • Ink efficient cartridges Ink efficient cartridges
  • One-stop creative software One-stop creative software
  • Smart web printing Smart web printing
  • Turns on when you start printing Turns on when you start printing
  • Near silent printing at home Near silent printing at home

Photo Software

Bring memories back to life using software that will inspire creative ways to print.

Premium Quality Printers

Unique printing and ink technologies in PIXMA printers give outstanding, high quality prints.

Detailed Features

Compact, stylish All-In-One

Ideal for everyday printing, scanning and copying, this speedy All-In-One includes the FINE cartridge system for high quality photos and documents. Its compact and stylish design takes up less space and ensures effortless paper loading and ink replacement.

Fast, quality printing

The FINE cartridge system with min. 2pl ink droplets and up to 4800dpi print resolution delivers great levels of detail. With A4 print speeds of 8.0ipm mono and 4.0ipm for colour there’s almost no waiting for your documents to print.

Print more with cost efficient inks

The affordable PIXMA E404 printer uses ink efficient PG-46 (black) and CL-56 (colour) cartridges which deliver lower cost per page printing compared to standard printer models. This way you can enjoy the premium quality Canon printing for less, using genuine Canon ink efficient cartridges.

My Image Garden

One-stop software, which uncovers the full PIXMA experience, with solutions for organising and printing your photos, scanning and accessing online services. Advanced features like face recognition make it easy to search through all the photos on your PC, even those long forgotten, and use them to create attractive new designs for printing.

Smart web printing

The Auto Clip function of the Easy-WebPrint EX plug-in for Internet Explorer makes it simple to print only what you need from the web. You can also clip selected information from multiple web pages to print on one sheet or save as a PDF file.

CREATIVE PARK PREMIUM

This online service allows you to download and print photos, illustrations and craft designs from internationally recognised photographers and artists. Create professional looking greeting cards, calendars or amazing 3D paper crafts.

Save energy

Auto Power Off automatically switches the printer off if not used for a set time – saving you energy. Auto Power On conveniently turns the printer back on when you start printing. Quiet Mode can significantly reduce operating noise for near silent printing at home.

Product Specification

GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS

Functions Print, Copy, Scan

PRINTER SPECIFICATIONS

Print Resolution Up to 4800¹ x 600 dpi
Print Technology 2 FINE Cartridges (Black and Colour)
Inkjet system with 2pl (min.) ink droplet size
Mono Print Speed Approx. 8.0 ipm¹
Colour Print Speed Approx. 4.0 ipm¹
Borderless Printing Not available
Two Sided Printing Manual operation

CARTRIDES AND YIELDS

Ink Efficient Series Cartridges PG-46 (Black)
CL-56 (Colour)
Cartridge Yield (Plain paper) A4 colour documents printing¹
Black: 400 pages
Colour: 300 pages

PAPER SUPPORT

Paper Types Plain Paper
Envelopes
Photo Paper Plus Glossy II (PP-201)
Photo Paper Glossy "Everyday Use" (GP-501)
Maximum Paper Input Rear tray: Max. 60 sheets (pain paper)
Paper Sizes A4, A5, B5, 10x15cm, 13x18cm, Envelopes (DL, COM10), Letter, Legal
Paper Weight Plain paper: 64 - 105 g/m²
Canon photo paper: up to 275 g/m²

SCANNER SPECIFICATIONS

Scanner Type CIS flatbed photo and document scanner
Scanner Resolution (Optical) 600 x 1200 dpi¹
A4 Scan Speed Approx. 14 sec¹
Scanning Depth (Input / Output) Colour: 48 bit / 24 bit
Greyscale: 16 bit / 8 bit
Maximum Document Size 216 x 297 mm

COPIER SPECIFICATIONS

Copy Speed sFCOT: Approx. 30 sec¹
sESAT: Approx. 1.8 ipm¹
Multiple Copy 21 copies (max.)
Copy Functions Document copying (plain paper)
Document Size Max. copy area of approx. 203 x 277mm
(A4 with a 17mm bottom print margin)

INTERFACE

Interface Type - PC / Mac Hi-Speed USB (B Port)
Interface Type - Other n/a

SOFTWARE

Supported Operating Systems Windows 8.1 / 8 / 7 / Vista SP1 & SP2 / XP SP3 32-bit
Mac OS X v10.6.8 or later
Supported Mobile Systems n/a
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
My Image Garden with Full HD Movie Print¹
Quick Menu
Easy-WebPrint EX (download)²

PHYSICAL FEATURES

Weight Approx. 3.5 kg
Dimensions (W x D x H) 426 x 306 x 145mm
Acoustic Noise Levels Approx. 46.5 dB¹
Recommended Operating Environment Temperature: 15-30°C
Humidity: 10-80%RH (no dew condensation)
Power Source AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz
Power Consumption Off: Approx. 0.3 W
Standby (connected to PC via USB): Approx. 1.0 W (Scanning lamp off)
Standby (all ports connected): Approx. 1.0 W (Scanning lamp off)
Time to enter Standby mode: 7 minutes
Copying: Approx. 11W¹
Print Resolution ¹ Ink droplets can be placed with a minimum pitch of 1/4800 inch
Mono Print Speed ¹ A4 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 A4 document print speed on plain paper is measured based on average of ESAT in Office Category Test of ISO/IEC 24734 standard.
Cartridge Yield (Plain paper) ¹ Declared yield value in accordance with ISO/IEC 24711 standard. Values obtained by continuous printing.
Scanner Resolution (Optical) ¹ Optical resolution is a measure of maximum hardware sampling resolution based on ISO 14473 standard. When scanning in high resolution, the maximum scan size is restricted.
A4 Scan Speed ¹ Full HD Movie Print is available for MOV and MP4 movie files created by select Canon digital cameras and camcorders. Requires installation of software bundled with Canon video or digital camera, from which the movie was captured. MOV files require: ZoomBrowser EX / ImageBrowser (version 6.5 or later), MP4 files require: ImageBrowser EX (version 1.0 or later).
Copy Speed ¹ Colour document copy speed is measured based on average of sFCOT and sESAT in Performance Test of ISO/IEC 29183 standard.
Software Included ¹ Full HD Movie Print is available for MOV and MP4 movie files created by select Canon digital cameras and camcorders. Requires installation of software bundled with Canon video or digital camera, from which the movie was captured. MOV files require: ZoomBrowser EX / ImageBrowser (version 6.5 or later), MP4 files require: ImageBrowser EX (version 1.0 or later).
² Easy-WebPrint EX requires Internet Explorer 8 or later
Acoustic Noise Levels ¹ When printing ISO/JIS-SCID N2 pattern on 10x15cm Photo Paper Plus Glossy II using default settings.
Power Consumption ¹ When copying ISO/JIS-SCID N2 (printed by inkjet printer) on A4 size plain paper 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
  • Scan speed may vary depending on system configuration, interface, software, scan mode settings and document size etc.
  • Copy speed may vary depending on document complexity, copy mode, page coverage, type of paper used etc. and does not take into account warming up time.
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Accessories & Supplies

Ink efficient series cartridges

Thanks to Canon’s unique print head technology (FINE), every PIXMA is able to print amazing quality documents and photos with speed. Print more with cost efficient genuine Canon cartridges which guarantee maximum quality, long lasting prints and reliability of your printer.

PG-46_t

PG-46

Black FINE Cartridge
This pigment black ink is used for printing documents on plain paper and ensures crisp, sharp text with great longevity. The ink efficient series 15ml cartridge allows you to print up to 400 pages of A4 documents.

CL-56_t

CL-56

Colour FINE Cartridge
This colour cartridge contains Cyan, Magenta and Yellow dye based inks and is used for printing colour documents and photos. The ink efficient series 12.6ml cartridge allows you to print up to 300 pages of A4 documents.

Photo Papers

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.

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.

Tutorials

For features availability please see the specific product specifications

Getting Started

Getting Started

This short film introduces the PIXMA MG series to a wide audience. Through the help of a young guy demonstrator in his 'home office', the film 'walks through' the basic set of functions.

Be Creative

Be Creative

This short film comprises of 4 sections, each featuring a different demonstrator showing us just how easy it to use PIXMA features and software to enhance creative life at home.

Online manual and download

Online manual and setup

Browse the manual for this printer online without downloading or installing any files on your PC, smartphone or tablet. See how to setup the printer on your device and operating system and download required software.