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Versatile, fun and connected
Enjoy the ultimate in versatility. Create beautiful images and documents, enjoy a range of fun features and connect easily with smart devices and the cloud using this family-friendly, high quality, 5-ink All-In-One.
Connect, create, print, scan and copy at home. All the family can enjoy the benefits of this affordable 5-ink All-In-One with advanced Wi-Fi and direct cloud access. Designed to be used and shared wirelessly around the home and remotely from mobile devices, it also includes Wireless LAN PictBridge – so it’s easy to print your favourite photos directly from compatible wireless cameras.
Enjoy minimum waste and maximum savings. You only need to change the colour that runs out thanks to individual ink tanks. Plus you can print more pages for your money using optional XL inks and save on paper with auto 2-sided printing.
Go direct to the cloud. Enjoy the freedom to print from and scan to the internet - straight from the printer screen. With improved PIXMA Cloud Link you can print photos in seconds from Facebook, Twitter and online albums; print/scan documents to cloud services like Google Drive and Dropbox; and even attach and send scanned files/images directly via email – all without using a PC.*
You’re smartphone ready and so is this printer. Simply download Canon’s PIXMA Printing Solutions app for your smartphone or tablet. By using the app you can directly access cloud services. You can even check printer status, the manual or real-time ink levels over Wi-Fi or internet. To complete your mobile connectivity options, Apple AirPrint and Google Cloud Print support is also available.
Impress family and friends with high quality prints. You’ll be proud to display images packed with high levels of detail, plus you can print professional looking documents with sharp text - thanks to 5 single inks, Canon’s FINE technology and up to 4,800 dpi print resolution. Printing is fast too – with ISO ESAT speeds of 12.7 ipm mono and 8.7 ipm colour. You can have a 10 x 15 cm borderless photo in your hand in around 44 seconds.
Control, view and connect with ease. The large 6.2 cm display makes everything crystal clear, whether you’re selecting functions, previewing images or using cloud services. Plus there’s no waiting around to start printing from a PC or mobile device on the same network, thanks to Auto Power On.
Have fun exploring your creativity with Easy Photo Print+. (Accessible via PIXMA Printing Solutions app.) You can easily design and print greeting cards, photo collages and much more with this web-based service, using images from your tablet, PC or the cloud.
|Functions||Wireless Print, Copy, Scan, Cloud Link|
|Print Resolution||Up to 4800¹ x 1200 dpi|
|Print Technology||5 Individual Ink Tanks (PGBK, BK, C, M, Y) |
Inkjet FINE print head with 2pl (min.) ink droplet size
|Mono Print Speed||Approx. 12.2 ipm¹|
|Colour Print Speed||Approx. 8.7 ipm¹|
|Photo Print Speed||Borderless 10x15cm : Approx. 44 seconds¹|
|Borderless Printing||Yes (A4, Letter, 20x25cm, 13x18cm, 10x15cm)|
|Two Sided Printing||Auto Duplex Print (A4, Letter - plain paper)|
|Standard Ink Cartridges||5 individual ink tanks |
PGI-550PGBK (Pigment Black)
|Optional XL Ink Cartridges||High yield XL ink tanks |
PGI-550PGBK XL (Pigment Black)
CLI-551BK XL (Black)
CLI-551C XL (Cyan)
CLI-551M XL (Magenta)
CLI-551Y XL (Yellow)
|Cartridge Yield (Plain paper)||A4 Colour Document¹ |
Pigment Black: 300 pages
Pigment Black XL: 500 pages
Black: 1795* pages
Black XL: 5565* pages
Cyan: 345 pages
Cyan XL: 715 pages
Magenta: 306 pages
Magenta XL: 645 pages
Yellow: 347 pages
Yellow XL: 715 pages
* Estimated supplemental yield
|Cartridge Yield (Photo print)||10x15cm photo¹ |
Pigment Black: 2405* photos
Pigment Black XL: 4945* photos
Black: 376* photos
Black XL: 810* photos
Cyan: 125 photos
Cyan XL: 285 photos
Magenta: 131 photos
Magenta XL: 310 photos
Yellow: 127 photos
Yellow XL: 286 photos
* Estimated supplemental yield
|Paper Types||Plain Paper |
Canon Pro Platinum (PT-101)
Canon Pro Luster (LU-101)
Canon Plus Glossy II (PP-201)
Canon Plus Semi-gloss (SG-201)
Canon "Everyday Use" (GP-501)
Canon Matte (MP-101)
Canon High Resolution Paper (HR-101N)
Canon Photo Stickers (PS-101)
Canon T-Shirt Transfer (TR-301)
|Maximum Paper Input||Front tray: Max. 100 sheets (plain paper)|
|Paper Sizes||A4, A5, B5, 10x15cm, 13x18cm, 20x25cm, Envelopes (DL, COM10), Letter, Legal|
|Paper Weight||Plain paper: 64 - 105 g/m² |
Canon photo paper: up to 300 g/m²
|Scanner Type||CIS flatbed photo and document scanner|
|Scanner Resolution (Optical)||1200 x 2400 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|
|Copy Speed||sFCOT: Approx. 20 sec¹ |
sESAT: Approx. 7.2 ipm¹
|Multiple Copy||1-99 copies|
|Copy Functions||Document Copying, Photo Copying, Borderless copy, 2-sided copy, 2-on-1 and 4-on-1 copy, Frame erase copy|
|Copy Zoom||25 - 400% (in 1% increments) |
Fit to page
A5 to A4, B5 to A4, A4 to A5 and A4 to B5
|Display Type & Size||6.2cm LCD (TFT)|
|Display Languages||30 Languages Selectable: |
English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese, Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Finnish, Russian, Czech, Hungarian, Polish, Slovene, Turkish, Greek, Slovakian, Estonian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Ukrainian, Romanian, Bulgarian, Japanese, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Indonesian
|Interface Type - PC / Mac||Hi-Speed USB (B Port) |
Wi-Fi: IEEE802.11 b/g/n
Wi-Fi Security: WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK, WEP, Administration password
|Interface Type - Other||PIXMA Cloud Link |
PIXMA Printing Solutions app
Canon Print Service Plugin (Android)
Google Cloud Print
Print from Email
Access point mode
|Supported Operating Systems||Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 / Vista SP1 & SP2 / XP SP3 32-bit |
Mac OS X v10.6.8 or later
|Supported Mobile Systems||iOS |
|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
Easy-WebPrint EX (download)²
|Weight||Approx. 6.3 kg|
|Dimensions (W x D x H)||455 x 369 x 148mm|
|Acoustic Noise Levels||Approx. 42.5dB¹|
|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. 0.2 W |
Standby (connected to PC via USB): Approx. 0.8 W (scanning lamp off)
Standby (all ports connected): Approx. 1.8 W (scanning lamp off)
Time to enter Standby mode: 7 minutes
Copying: Approx. 12 W ¹
|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.|
|Photo Print 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.|
|Cartridge Yield (Plain paper)||¹ Declared yield value in accordance with ISO/IEC 24711 standard. Values obtained by continuous printing.|
|Cartridge Yield (Photo print)||¹ Declared yield value in accordance with ISO/IEC 29102. Values obtained by continuous printing.|
|A4 Scan Speed||¹ Colour document scan speed is measured with ISO/IEC 24735 Annex C Test Chart A. Scan speed indicates the time measured between pressing the scan button of the scanner driver and the on-screen status display turns off.|
|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.|
|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
|Power Consumption||¹ When copying ISO/JIS-SCID N2 (printed by inkjet printer) 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.|
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.
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 15ml ink tank allows you to print up to 300 pages of A4 documents.
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 7ml ink tank allows you to print up to 376 of 10x15cm colour photos.
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 7ml ink tank allows you to print up to 345 pages of A4 documents.
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 7ml ink tank allows you to print up to 306 pages of A4 documents.
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 7ml ink tank allows you to print up to 347 pages of A4 documents.
With Canon genuine high yield XL inks you can print more for less without compromising on quality. The PIXMA XL Inks provide significantly more prints than their standard equivalents ensuring longer periods between ink replacements – ideal if you print a lot.
Pigment Black XL Ink Tank
This high yield pigment black ink provides up to 1.6x more prints than the standard equivalent. The pigment black ink is used for printing documents and ensures crisp, sharp text with great longevity. The 22ml ink tank allows you to print up to 500 pages of A4 documents.
Black XL Ink Tank
This high yield black ink provides up to 2x more prints than the standard equivalent. The ChromaLife100+ system black ink is used for printing photos. This 11ml ink tank allows you to print up to 810 of 10x15cm colour photos.
Cyan XL Ink Tank
This high yield cyan ink provides up to 2x more prints than the standard equivalent. The ChromaLife100+ system cyan ink is used for printing documents and photos. This 11ml ink tank allows you to print up to 715 pages of A4 documents.
Magenta XL Ink Tank
This high yield magenta ink provides up to 2x more prints than the standard equivalent. The ChromaLife100+ system magenta ink is used for printing documents and photos. This 11ml ink tank allows you to print up to 645 pages of A4 documents.
Yellow XL Ink Tank
This high yield yellow ink provides up to 2x more prints than the standard equivalent. The ChromaLife100+ system yellow ink is used for printing documents and photos. This 11ml ink tank allows you to print up to 715 pages of A4 documents.
Canon ink value packs 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 users who frequently print and medium to high-volume printing environments.
Four Colour Multipack
Save time and money with this multipack, containing one each of the standard 7ml cyan, magenta, yellow and black ink tanks. The ChromaLife100+ system combined with Canon photo papers delivers stunning results and longevity.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
*Scan to cloud and scan to email only available for genuine Canon ink users.
For features availability please see the specific product specifications