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PIXMA iX6820

iX Series

MSRP: $199.99

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Superior Resolution: 9600 x 2400 maximum color dpi produces incredible quality and detail in both your business documents and photos.4

Five Individual Ink Tank System: This high performance 5-color ink system consists of four dye-based inks for professional looking photos. A pigment-based black ink produces exceptionally crisp text.

1 Picoliter: 1-picoliter sized ink droplets produce sharp, exceptionally detailed photos.

Print Documents and Web Pages Fast: Print documents and web pages with fast speeds of 14.5 images per minute (ipm) for black and 10.4 images per minute (ipm) for color.6

Borderless Photos Fast: Print a beautiful, borderless 4" x 6" photo in approximately 36 seconds.5,12

ChromaLife100+: This system combines enhanced FINE print head technology with select genuine Canon photo papers and inks for beautiful borderless photos that will last up to 300 years when stored in an archival-quality photo album.7
Full HD Movie Print: Full HD Movie Print software turns your favorite HD movie clips captured with select Canon EOS Digital SLRs, PowerShot digital cameras and VIXIA camcorders into beautiful prints.8

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!9

CREATIVE PARK PREMIUM: An exclusive service for users of genuine Canon inks, offering access to photos, templates and more.10

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

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

Solution Templates: Exclusive downloadable posters and business documents.
Built-In Wireless: Print wirelessly from any Wi-Fi® enabled computer around the house.1

Canon PRINT Inkjet/SELPHY: The Canon PRINT app easily lets you print photos or documents from your mobile device using the free Canon PRINT app.11

AirPrint: Print wirelessly and effortlessly from your compatible iPhone ®, iPad®, or iPod touch® - no drivers needed!2

Google Cloud Print™: Allows users to print from Gmail™ and Google Docs™ on a mobile device, and from Google Chrome™ browser for Mac®, Windows®, Linux®, and Chrome™ devices. With Google Cloud Print, you can print from wherever you are, from applications you use every day. You can even share your home and work printers with anyone you choose.3

Ethernet: This wired LAN interface lets you connect to a home or office network.

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


Printer Type

Inkjet Printer


AirPrint2, Auto Power On, Auto Power Off, Borderless Printing12, Document Printing, Photo Printing, Full HD Movie Print8, Google Cloud Print3, My Image Garden9, PIXMA Printing Solutions11, Solution Templates, Wireless Printing1, 5 Individual Ink Tanks, XL Ink Tank Support, CREATIVE PARK PREMIUM10, Quiet Mode

Print Speed (up to)

4 x 6 Borderless Photo: Approx. 36 seconds5,6Black:ESAT: Approx. 14.5 ipm5,6Color:ESAT: Approx. 10.4 ipm5,6

Number of Nozzles

Color: 4,096
Black: 1,024
Total: 5,120

Print Resolution (Up to)

Color:9600 x 2400 dpi4Black:600 x 600 dpi

OS Compatibility

Windows® 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 7,13
Windows 7 SP1, Windows Vista SP1, Vista SP2, Windows XP SP3 32-bit13
Mac OS® X v10.6.8 - v10.913

Standard Interfaces

Wireless LAN (IEEE 802.11b/g/n)1
Hi-Speed USB

Ink Compatibility

PGI-250 Pigment Black XL
CLI-251 Cyan XL
CLI-251 Magenta XL
CLI-251 Yellow XL
CLI-251 Black XL
PGI-250 Pigment Black
CLI-251 Cyan
CLI-251 Magenta
CLI-251 Yellow
CLI-251 Black

Ink Droplet Size

Picoliter Size: 1,2 and 5

Paper Sizes

4 x 6, 5 x 7, 8 x 10, Letter, Legal, 11 x 17, 13 x 19, U.S. #10 Envelopes

Automatic Sheet Feeder

Auto Sheet Feeder 150 sheets

Paper Compatibility

Plain: Plain Paper, High Resolution Paper;
Super High Gloss: Photo Paper Pro Platinum;
Glossy: Photo Paper Plus Glossy II, Photo Paper Glossy;
Semi-Gloss: Photo Paper Plus Semi-Gloss, Photo Paper Pro Luster;
Matte: Matte Photo Paper;
Envelope: U.S. #10 Envelope;
Chlorine-free paper can be used.

Physical Dimensions

23.0(W) x 12.3(D) x 6.3(H)


17.9 lbs.


1-Year limited warranty with InstantExchange Program. 1-Year toll-free technical phone support.15 

iX6820 inkjet Printer

iX6820 inkjet Printer iX6820 Wireless Business Inkjet Printer Power Cord Setup Ink Tanks Setup CD-ROM Manual and other documents

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  1. Wireless printing requires a working network with wireless 802.11b/g or n capability. Wireless performance may vary based on terrain and distance between the printer and wireless network clients.
  2. AirPrint functionality requires an iPad, iPhone 3GS or later, or iPod touch 3rd generation or later device running iOS 4.2 or later, and an AirPrint-enabled printer connected to the same network as your iOS device. A printer connected to the USB port of your Mac, PC, AirPort Base station, or Time Capsule is not supported.
  3. Requires an Internet connection and Google account. Subject to Google Terms of Service. Certain exceptions may apply.
  4. Resolution may vary based on printer driver setting. Color ink droplets can be placed with a horizontal pitch of 1/9600 inch at minimum.
  5. Photo print speeds are based on the standard mode driver setting using photo test pattern(s) and select Canon Photo Paper. Print speed is measured as soon as first page begins to feed into 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. 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.
  7. Based on accelerated testing by Canon in dark storage under controlled temperature, humidity and gas conditions, simulating storage in an album with plastic sleeves. Canon cannot guarantee the longevity of prints; results may vary depending on printed image, drying time, display/storage conditions, and environmental factors. See www.usa.canon.com/chromalife100plus for additional details.
  8. "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.
  9. 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).
  10. 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.
  11. Requires an Internet connection and the Canon PRINT Inkjet/SELPHY app, available for free on the App Store and at Google Play. Compatible with iPad, iPhone 3GS or later, and iPod touch 3rd generation or later devices running iOS 7.0 or later, and Android mobile devices running Android 2.3.3 or later. Your device must be connected to the same working network with wireless 802.11 b/g/n capability as your printer. For users of compatible Apple mobile devices, document printing requires Apple AirPrint, which requires an AirPrint-enabled printer connected to the same network as your iOS device. A printer connected to the USB port of your Mac, PC, AirPort Base station, or Time Capsule is not supported.
  12. Envelopes and High Resolution Paper are NOT supported for borderless printing.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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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