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PIXMA iP2820

iP Series

MSRP: $49.99

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FINE: Features Full-photolithography Inkjet Nozzle Engineering (FINE) with a patented print head firing ink droplets as small as 2pl.

Print Documents and Web Pages Fast : Print documents and web pages with fast speeds of approx. 8.0 images per minute (ipm) for black and approx. 4.0 images per minute (ipm) for color.3

4 Color Cartridge System: Integrates the FINE print head and ink into one compact unit for easy replacement.

High Resolution: 4800 x 600 maximum color dpi2 produces incredible quality and detail in both your business documents and photos.

Auto Power On: This convenient feature automatically powers up the printer whenever you send a photo or document to be printed.

My Image Garden: My Image Garden software makes organizing and printing your photos fun and easy with great facial recognition, Special Filters, Calendar Organization, Automatic Layout Suggestions and so much more!1

Full HD Movie Print:
Full HD Movie Print software turns your favorite HD movie clips captured with compatible Canon EOS Digital SLRs, PowerShot digital cameras and VIXIA camcorders into beautiful prints.4

Quiet Mode:
This considerate feature lets you print anytime without worrying about disturbing those around you.

Hi-Speed USB: Plug the cable into your PC for a super-fast connection for your data transfers.


Printer Type

Photo Inkjet Printer


Auto Power On, Auto Power Off, CREATIVE PARK PREMIUM5, Document Printing, Full HD Movie Print4, Special Filters, Rated EPEAT Silver, My Image Garden1, Quiet Mode

Print Speed (up to)

Color:ESAT (Color): Approx 4.0 ipm3Black:ESAT (Black): Approx. 8.0 ipm 3

Number of Nozzles

Black: 320
Color: 960
Total: 1,280

Print Resolution (Up to)

Color:Up to 4800 x 600 dpi2Black:Up to 600 x 600 dpi2

OS Compatibility

Windows® 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Windows 7 SP16
Windows Vista® SP1, Vista SP2, Windows XP SP3 32-bit and Mac OS® X v10.6.8 - v10.96

Standard Interfaces

Hi-Speed USB

Ink Compatibility

PG-245 Pigment Black Ink Cartridge
CL-246 Color Ink Cartridge
PG-245 XL XL Pigment Black Ink Cartridge
CL-246 XL XL Color Ink Cartridge

Paper Sizes

4 x 6, 5 x 7, Letter, Legal, U.S. #10 Envelopes

Automatic Sheet Feeder

Auto Sheet Feeder: 60 sheets

Paper Compatibility

Plain: Plain Paper;
Glossy: Photo Paper Plus Glossy II, Photo Paper Glossy;
Envelope: U.S. #10 Envelope

Physical Dimensions

16.8 (W) x 9.3 (D) x 5.3 (H)


5 lbs.


1-Year limited warranty with InstantExchange Program. 1-Year toll-free technical phone support.8


iP2820 PIXMA iP2820 Inkjet Printer Manuals and other document Ink Cartridges: PG-245 Pigment Black CL-246 Color Power Cord Setup CD-ROM

Compatible Supplies & Accessories

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  1. To install using Windows® OS, .NET Framework 4 is required. Compatible still image formats are PDF (created using Canon PDF Creator only), JPEG (Exif), TIFF, and PNG. Compatible video formats are MOV (from select Canon digital cameras only) and MP4 (from select Canon digital camcorders only).
  2. Resolution may vary based on printer driver setting. Color ink droplets can be placed with a horizontal pitch of 1/4800 inch at minimum.
  3. "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. ADF copy speed is the average of ESAT in General Performance Test for the default simplex mode, ISO/IEC 24735, excluding time to copy the first set. See our www.usa.canon.com/ipm for additional details."
  4. "Full HD Movie Print" is available from "MOV" and "MP4" movie files created by select Canon EOS Digital SLRs, PowerShot, and VIXIA digital cameras and camcorders. Requires PC or Mac with Intel® processor and Canon ZoomBrowser EX 6.5 or later or Canon ImageBrowser 6.5 or later for "MOV" files, or Canon ImageBrowser EX 1.0 or later for "MOV" or "MP4" files. Print quality is determined by the video resolution. Function does not upscale video resolution.
  5. CREATIVE PARK PREMIUM is a premium content service available exclusively to users only when all of the colors of genuine Canon inks and all of the software that came with the printer are properly installed.
  6. System requirements vary by application. For Mac OS, an Internet connection is required during software installation. For Windows OS, .NET Framework 4 is required to install My Image Garden, Quick Menu, and Easy-WebPrint EX software.
  7. Easy-WebPrint EX requires Internet Explorer 7 or 8 for Windows, Internet Explorer 9 or 10 for Windows Vista SP2 (or later) or Windows 7, or Safari 4.0 - 5.0 for Mac OS X v10.5.8 - 10.6.x.
  8. Warranty programs are subject to certain conditions and restrictions. See www.usa.canon.com/support for details.

† Prices and specifications subject to change without notice. Actual prices are determined by individual dealers and may vary.

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