LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., January 5, 2011 – Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging, today announced the launch of five new PIXMA Office printers, four of which have the ability to print, copy, scan and fax while the remaining printer has 13" x 19" printing capabilities. With features such as Advanced Media Handling, an Auto Document Feeder (ADF) and Full HD Movie Print, the new Canon PIXMA Office printers can help keep businesses running efficiently throughout the work day, while also allowing users to complete the family photo album at night.
The Canon PIXMA MX882, MX420 and MX410 Wireless Office All-In-One (AIO) printers help make daily office tasks more convenient by printing from almost anywhere1. Whether working in the office, kitchen area or outside enjoying a sunny day, printing a presentation to be shared with business partners or the annual family holiday card can be seamlessly accomplished. In addition, each of these Wireless AIO models are 802.11n Wi-Fi certified allowing for a faster network performance. For the business owner who does not need the wireless option, the Canon PIXMA MX360 Office AIO model, also announced today, is a viable option with its wide array of features.
Canon recognizes the needs of small businesses to have a desktop printer that prints spreadsheets or ledger-sized documents in addition to high-quality photos as large as 13" x 19". The Canon PIXMA iX6520 Inkjet Business printer has a compact design allowing this new model to be used on standard-sized desktops along with a computer.
"The addition of these new PIXMA models further solidifies Canon's objective to provide end-users with a variety of options when making the decision to purchase a new office printer," stated Yuichi Ishizuka, executive vice president and general manager, Consumer Imaging Group, Canon U.S.A. "When it comes to providing professional quality documents for important meetings or superb image quality on your personal photos, these new PIXMA models are up to the task."
Each of the new Canon PIXMA Office printers come equipped with superb technology such as Auto Document Fix which simultaneously helps deliver easy-to-view scan results for easy sharing and repurposing while sharpening and blackening document text to increase readability. Helping to reduce overall paper consumption is the Easy-WebPrint EX software which helps make printing documents from the internet amazingly simple.
Helping to turn the home office into a family room is the inclusion of Full HD Movie Print2, which was introduced in mid-2010 with the Canon PIXMA Photo AIO printers. When using compatible Canon EOS and PowerShot HD Digital cameras, consumers can print individual frames of movies captured from scenes such as a child's laugh or of a special holiday celebration which can be shared for years to come.
Canon has addressed the growing need to unlock memories from mobile devices with the free Easy-Photo Print application allowing images to be printed quickly and shared with friends and family. In the past, these memories would be trapped in the phone only to be shared when having the device in hand. Now, the opportunity is there for users of Android™ equipped mobile phones to unlock these moments with the Canon Easy-Photo Print for Android application available for download for free on the Android Market. For Apple iPod touch®, iPad®, and select iPhone® mobile device users, the Canon Easy-PhotoPrint for iPhone (iEPP) application9 is available for free on the App Store.℠
The Canon PIXMA MX882 Wireless Office AIO printer is the perfect addition to any home or small office looking for a printing powerhouse with high-quality copy functionality. The new Dual Function Panel makes navigating through menus and functions a much smoother process. When switching between the fax function and either print, copy or scan functions, the keypad will switch from the standard numbers to a directional keypad thus making the printer look sleek, clean and easier to use. The Advanced Media Handling capabilities with Auto Duplex copying, printing, incoming black and white fax documents can help reduce paper usage. Further adding to the printers overall appeal is its networkability through the included Ethernet port, built-in memory card reader along with a large 3.0-inch LCD screen for improved viewing of images and menus. With five-individual ink tanks utilizing the ChromaLife100+ ink system3, a maximum color resolution of 9600 x 2400 dpi3 and ink droplets as small as one picoliter in size, this printer can produce a high-quality 4" x 6" photo in approximately 20 seconds5, a 50-percent reduction in time from its predecessor. This new PIXMA office machine will deliver output at approximately 12.5 ipm for black-and-white documents6 and approximately 9.3 ipm for color6. The estimated selling price of the PIXMA MX882 Wireless Office AIO printer is $199.997.
Providing versatile, high-quality products at an affordable price is what helps separate Canon from the competition with the Canon PIXMA MX420 and MX410 Wireless in addition to the PIXMA MX360 Office AIO printers help continue this momentum. The PIXMA MX420 Wireless Office AIO printer is ideal for any business owner interested in an affordable printer with exceptional results. The included Ethernet port makes for easy networking by multiple users in the office and the compatibility with multiple memory cards and the 2.5-inch LCD screen makes it easier to print images to be shared with friends and family. The estimated selling price of the PIXMA MX420 Wireless Office AIO printer is $149.997. Available at an estimated selling price of $99.997, The PIXMA MX410 Wireless Office AIO printer's feature set help make this printer the ideal choice for the home office worker interested in an easy to use product at an affordable price. The Canon PIXMA MX360 Office AIO printer is perfect for the home office worker who does not necessarily need a wireless compatible machine. This four-in-one printer carries an estimated selling price of $79.995 with a competitive feature set.
Many business owners require a printer which can not only print standard sized documents but also 13" x 19" photos as well. Canon's new PIXMA iX6520 Inkjet Business printer is ideal for printing out those large spreadsheets used by accountants and financial advisors throughout the fiscal year. This new model utilizes five individual ink tanks in conjunction with the ChromaLife100+ ink system to produce an exceptional 4" x 6" photo in approximately 36 seconds5 at a maximum color resolution of 9600 x 2400 dpi4. This new PIXMA office machine delivers output at approximately 11.3 ipm for black-and-white6 documents and approximately 8.8 ipm for color6. Exclusive to this printer are downloadable Solution Templates where users can print business documents such as menus and signs such as "For Sale" or "New Arrivals." With an estimated selling price of $199.997, the PIXMA iX6520 Inkjet Business Printer is a smart addition to any home office or emerging business.
Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions. Its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), a top patent holder of technology, ranked fourth overall in the U.S. in 2009†, with global revenues of US $35 billion and is listed as number six in the computer industry on Fortune Magazine's World’s Most Admired Companies 2010 list. Canon U.S.A. is committed to the highest levels of customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 percent U.S.-based consumer service and support for all of the products it distributes. At Canon, we care because caring is essential to living together in harmony. Founded upon a corporate philosophy of Kyosei – "all people, regardless of race, religion or culture, harmoniously living and working together into the future" – Canon U.S.A. supports a number of social, youth, educational and other programs, including environmental and recycling initiatives. Additional information about these programs can be found at www.usa.canon.com/kyosei. To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A., sign up for the Company's RSS news feed by visiting www.usa.canon.com/rss.
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1 Wireless printing requires a working network with wireless 802.11b/g or 802.11n capability. Wireless performance may vary based on terrain and distance between the printer and wireless network clients.
2 Full HD Movie Print allows printing from HD or Full HD "MOV" movie files created by Canon EOS Digital SLR or PowerShot digital cameras. From PC, or Mac with Intel® processor. Print quality is determined by video resolution. Function does not upscale video resolution. Requires Canon ZoomBrowser EX 6.5 or later, or Canon ImageBrowser 6.5 or later.
3 ChromaLife100+ system is comprised of select genuine Canon inks, the Canon FINE print head, and select genuine Canon photo papers. Canon cannot guarantee the longevity of prints; results may vary depending on printed image, display/storage time, and environmental factors.
4 Resolution may vary based on printer driver setting. Color ink droplets can be placed with a horizontal pitch of 1/9600 at minimum using photo test pattern(s) and select Canon Photo Paper.
5 Print speed is measured as soon as the first page begins to feed into the printer and will vary depending on system configuration, interface, software, document complexity, print mode, types of paper used and page coverage. See www.usa.canon.com/printspeed for additional information.
6 ISO/IEC 24734, 24735 define the default print and copy speed measurement methods. Print speeds are the averages of ESAT in Office Category Test for the default simplex mode, ISO/IEC 24734, excluding time to print the first set. Copy speed is the average of FCOT, ISO/IEC 24735 Annex D. See our www.usa.canon.com/ipm for additional details.
7 Pricing subject to change at any time. Actual prices are determined by individual dealers and may vary.
8 Requires Android OS version 1.6 or later
9 Compatible with iPhone 3G, 3GS, 4, iPad and iPod touch devices.