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Terrific Resolution&#8212; This level of quality is achieved by 4800 x 1200 maximum color dpi3 thanks to Canon Full-photolithography Inkjet Nozzle Engineering (FINE) with a patented print head firing ink droplets as small as 2pl. This delivers superb quality and detail in both your business documents and photos. <br/><br/>High Performace Ink Cartridges&#8212; These two genuine Canon ink cartridges contain specially formulated inks for great document and photo quality. One is a Black cartridge for laser-quality text and one is a multi-color cartridge for pictures. Both are easy to use and replace. <br/><br/>ChromaLife100+&#8212;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 years2 when stored in an archival-quality photo album. <br/>
7 Segment LED&#8212;Easily set number of copies and view printer job status. Auto Photo Fix II&#8212;This built-in technology automatically categorizes your images into one of five types - Portrait, Scenery, Night Scenery, Snapshot with Scenery, and Snapshot with Night Scenery - then applies optimal image and multi-zone exposure correction. So, unexposed areas of the photo will be optimized, area by area and faces that are backlit and under-exposed will automatically be brightened with correct color cast to help ensure more accurate skin tones for gorgeous images. Beautiful & Borderless1&#8212;Print photo lab quality from 4" x 6" up to 8.5" x 11". QuickStart&#8212;Powering up your printer is now faster than ever. After pressing the power button you can begin inputting commands in approximately 2 seconds. So, full operation is possible in much shorter time. Dual Color Gamut Technology&#8212;Copy photos and documents with confidence as this built-in technology automatically optimizes your originals so copies stay true to it time after time, copy after copy. Easy-WebPrint EX &#8212; Easy-WebPrint EX gives you the ability to print what you want off the web, easily. Stop the madness of printing page-after-page. Easy-WebPrintEX allows you to create your own layout, take different sections of different websites and put them all on one page. Move, resize and trim your clips, insert notes and edit text, make it a portrait or landscape, print up to 3 columns on a page and even save the layout as a PDF file.
USB 2.0 Hi-Speed-Plug the cable into your computer for a super-fast connection for your data transfers.
<br/><br/> <br/><br/> <br/><br/> Generation Green is Canon's environmental initiative. This program encompasses eligible Scanners, PIXMA Inkjet Printers and imageCLASS laser printers. Generation Green is designed to provide business partners, customers and consumers a way to learn about the environmentally-friendly approach that Canon is taking to design many of its current and future products and solutions; for example, possible cost savings through energy efficiency. The MP250 has the following Generation Green characteristics: <br/><br/> 4 in 1, 2 in 1 Printing - This option allows users to place multiple pages on 1 page, saving up to 75% of your paper supply. Quick Start - The energy efficient Quick Start feature makes it easy to start up your printer in a matter of seconds, making it more convenient to keep the printer off, thus reducing energy consumption. ENERGY STAR - Qualified products are 25% more efficient than conventional models. By using less energy, these products reduce greenhouse gas emissions and saves energy as well as money. RoHS Compliance - RoHS is a directive from the European Union that restricts the use of hazardous materials found in electronic products. This product contains no cadmium, mercury, lead, hexavalent chromium, Polybrominated Biphenyls (PBB), or Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers (PBDE). Hardware Recycling Program - Canon is committed to the world community and the belief that we are building a better world for future generations. We want to work with our customers to help ensure appropriate recycling of products to help improve the environment and our local communities. Refurbishing Program - The Canon U.S.A., Inc. refurbishing facility manages all waste stream processes for Canon products, so Canon has full control over recovery and salvage for Canon products, not third-party vendors. <br/> To learn more about Generation Green, visit www.usa.canon.com/green
Energy Star qualified products and practices help you save money and reduce greenhouse emissions by meeting strict energy efficiency guidelines set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy. For more information regarding Canon Energy Star, visit www.usa.canon.com/energystar

PIXMA MP250 Photo All-In-One Printer

PIXMA MP250 Photo All-In-One Printer PIXMA MP250 Inkjet Photo All-In-One Printer Documentation Kit: Cross Sell Sheet<br/>Getting Started<br/>Important Information Sheet<br/>Safety Environment Information<br/>Setup Software & User's Guide CD-ROM<br/>Warranty Card "Cartridges: CL-211 Color Cartridge PG-210 Black Cartridge" Power Cord Sample Media (4" x 6" / 5 sheets)



Printing Method


Print Speed (up to)

Black:ESAT: Approx. 7.0 ipm4
Color:ESAT: Approx. 4.8 ipm4
4 x 6 borderless photo: approx. 56 seconds5

Number of Nozzles

Black: 320
Color: 1,152
Total: 1,472

Picoliter Size (color)

2 and 5

Print Resolution (Up to)

Black:600 x 600 dpi3
Color:4800 x 1200 dpi3

Paper Sizes

4 x 6, 5 x 7, 8 x 10, Letter, Legal, U.S. #10 Envelopes


Copy Speed (up to)

FCOT Color: Approx. 39 seconds4

Copy Features

Borderless, Fit-To-Page, Multiple Copy: 1-99 Pages


Scanner Type


Scanning Element

Contact Image Sensor (CIS)

Max. Resolutions

600 x 1200 dpi (Optical)
19,200 x 19,200 dpi (Interpolated)

Scanner Features

Gutter Shadow Correction, Push Scan

Color Depth

48-bit internal, 24 bit external

Max. Document Size

8.5 x 11.7


Other Features

7 Segment LED, Auto Sheet Feeder, Dual Color Gamut Processing Technology, Quick Start, Self-Opening Output Tray

OS Compatibility

Windows® 7, Windows® Vista, Windows XP/2000 and Mac OS® X v10.3.9 to v10.5.x6

Standard Interface

USB 2.0 Hi-Speed

Software Included

Setup Software & User's Guide CD-ROM, MP250 Printer Driver, Easy-PhotoPrint EX, MP Navigator EX, Solution Menu, EasyWebPrint (Windows Only)7

Dimension (W x D x H)

17.5 W x 13.1 D x 6.1 H


12.7 lbs


90-day Limited Warranty with InstantExchange Program. 90-day toll-free technical phone support8


September 2011 Readers' Choice Award

Compatible Supplies & Accessories

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  1. Supported paper types for borderless printing are as follows: Photo Paper Pro Platinum, Photo Paper Pro II, Photo Paper Plus Glossy II, Photo Paper Plus Semi-gloss, Photo Paper Glossy and Matte Photo Paper.
  2. 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 details.
  3. Resolution may vary based on printer driver setting. Color ink droplets can be placed with a horizontal pitch of 1/4800 of an inch at minimum.
  4. 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.
  5. Print speed measured as soon as first page begins to feed into printer. Copy speed is measured after the first page is ejected. Output speed will vary depending upon a number of factors. See our www.usa.canon.com/printspeed for additional details.
  6. System requirements vary by application.
  7. Compatible with Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 in Windows Vista or XP. Not included on installation CD. Requires Internet connection during installation.
  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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