Canon PIXMA G620 MegaTank printer review
Digital Camera World Verdict
Like Epson’s EcoTank printers, Canon’s MegaTank models have ink tanks that can be replenished with bottled ink, instead of running on cartridges. The Canon PIXMA G650/G620 is designed with photo output in mind, running on six dye-based inks. It’s ideal for photographers who want to print photos at any size up to A4/8.5×11-inch, and even for panoramic output up to 1.2 metres in length. The purchase price is very competitive and the printer can save you a small fortune in running costs, while delivering excellent quality output for both mono and color photo prints.
Up to a 90 per cent saving in ink costs.
Impressive photo print quality
Intuitive refilling system
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Wouldn’t it be great if you could print photos without the perpetual worry of ink cartridges running out, and the expense of replacing them? That’s the idea behind the Canon PIXMA G620 (G650 in the Europe, or G660 in Australia). Like Canon’s previous MegaTank inkjet printers, it’s a cartridge-free machine that has relatively high-volume ink tanks, topped up by 60ml bottles of ink.
As expected, the printer costs more to buy than regular cartridge-based models and, as such, it’s about twice the price of the popular 6-ink PIXMA TS8320 (TS8350 in Europe). However, that printer comes with relatively low-capacity ‘setup cartridges’ so you’ll soon need to buy replacements. And that’s the frustration.
A full set of XXL cartridges will set you back around $170, and the five that are used for photo printing only contain 11.7ml of ink each. By stark contrast, the MegaTank printer comes complete with a full set of 60ml, and a replacement set only costs around $95. Suffice it to say that ink costs per page are only about one tenth of the cost.
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Canon PIXMA G620 Specifications
The printer comes complete with 360ml (about two-thirds of an imperial pint) of dye-based ink, supplied in 60ml bottles for black, grey, cyan, magenta, yellow and red. (Image credit: Matthew Richards/Digital Camera World)
Model names: Canon Pixma G620 (North America), Canon Pixma G650 (Europe)
Inks/type: 6x dye
Max print size: A4/8.5×11-inch, 1.2m panoramic
Max print resolution: 4800x1200dpi
Input trays: 1x rear feeder
Scanner: 600x1200dpi, A4/8.5×11 inches
Display screen: Mono LCD
Interfaces: Hi-speed USB, Wi-Fi
Dimensions when closed (WxDxH): 17.2×12.5×5.8in /445x340x167mm
Dimensions with trays extended (WxDxH): 17. 2×21.8×8.4in / 445x555x238mm
Weight: 17.4 lb / 6.6kg
There are two print heads, left and right, which you insert into the printer as part of the setup procedure. (Image credit: Matthew Richards/Digital Camera World)
Think photo-friendly six-ink line-up and you’re probably thinking CMYK with additional light cyan and light magenta thrown into the mix. This PIXMA follows a different path, starting off with CMYK but adding additional grey and red inks. The aim is for a wide color space or gamut, with the bonus of enhanced mono photo printing.
There’s a danger that pouring ink from bottles into tanks could be a messy business. The PIXMA has the process nailed, however, with squeeze-free bottles that simply slot into the top of each tank. They’re leak-free, keyed so that each colour of ink only fits into the top of the correct ink tank, and they stop pouring automatically if the ink tank becomes full. The whole process is quick, easy and mess-free. Starting from scratch, the printer only takes 20 minutes to set up, from opening the box to first print, and that includes the 10 minutes needed for the printer to automatically charge and align its print heads once you’ve added the ink.
Once the print heads are slotted into position, the cover hinges down. (Image credit: Matthew Richards/Digital Camera World)
Each of the six ink bottles is individually keyed, so it’s impossible to pour any color of ink into the wrong tank. The bottles don’t require squeezing and the ink flow shuts off automatically when the tank is full, avoiding any mess. (Image credit: Matthew Richards/Digital Camera World)
Many PIXMA printers have one or two internal paper feed cassettes for plain paper and small photo paper, and a rear feeder for larger photo paper. With the emphasis on photo printing, this model has no internal cassettes, and relies solely on a rear, upright feeder. It makes sense, in that it avoids the need for the paper to be flipped over during printing. The downside is that you have to change the paper every time you want to use a different type or size.
There’s no color touchscreen but the onboard controls are simple and intuitive, based around a simple mono LCD screen. (Image credit: Matthew Richards/Digital Camera World)
Again, unlike some PIXMA printers, there’s no color touchscreen but at least there’s small mono LCD and an intuitive pushbutton interface. It makes short work of creating mono or color photocopies, courtesy of the built-in scanner. Connectivity is good too, with USB and Wi-Fi, the latter enabling PIXMA Cloud Link for smartphones and tablets, Apple AirPrint, Mopria for Android and Wireless Direct.
Getting back to the ink tanks, it’s useful that they have transparent windows at the front, so you can see the physical ink levels at a glance, as well as via the on-screen dialog box when printing.
Canon PIXMA G620: Performance
Typical of Canon PIXMA printers, the print properties dialog box is simple and effective. (Image credit: Matthew Richards/Digital Camera World)
The PIXMA G650/G620 is designed as a high-volume printer, so just how many prints can you expect from a full set of bottles, as supplied with the printer? It works out to around 3,800 6×4-inch photos, or around 3,700 mono documents, or 8,000 colour documents. It’s not really meant to be a document printer but, despite lacking a pigment-based black ink, mono text is a rich, deep and crisp black with excellent definition. Color documents with mixed text and graphics are of similarly high quality.
Print speeds are rather slower than from a printer like the Canon PIXMA TS6350/TS6320 and PIXMA TS 8350/TS8320. Those printers can output borderless 6×4-inch photos in 19 seconds or 43 seconds, in normal and high quality modes respectively. For the PIXMA G650/G620, it’s 46 seconds and 1 minute 46 seconds, so basically more than twice as long. Moving up to borderless A4, the G650/G620 took two minutes exactly in our tests, in normal quality mode, and 4 minutes 42 seconds in high quality mode. For document printing, a single page of mono text took us 18 seconds in normal quality mode, and 30 seconds for a mixed mono text and color graphics page, both in normal quality mode.
The Maintenance tab of the printer properties dialog box gives easy access to any tasks you might need to carry out, to keep the printer in tip-top condition. (Image credit: Matthew Richards/Digital Camera World)
The difference between normal and high quality photo print modes is virtually indistinguishable unless you look at your prints under a high-magnification loupe. Either way, color rendition is impressively accurate, for everything from vibrant landscapes to subtle skin tones. Tonal range is also very good and the printer makes a good stab at black & white photo printing as well. Blacks aren’t as rich on matte photo paper as when using a pigment-based printer with a matte black ink, like the larger-format Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-300 or Epson SureColor P700 but they’re very good nonetheless. A wide range of glossy, lustre, matte and fine art papers are directly supported.
Canon Pixma G620: Verdict
Print speeds are a bit pedestrian compared with high-end cartridge-based PIXMA printers but photo quality is excellent for both colour and mono images. (Image credit: Canon)
Many printers that run on bottled inks claim to save you money in the long run. The PIXMA G650/G620 will save you money even in the short term. The cost of buying the printer is only about the same as buying the cartridge-based PIXMA TS8350/TS8320 plus one full set of XXL cartridges, which have a very much lower capacity. Long story short, the ink cost per 6×4-inch photo print is just 2.5c/2.2p, compared with 31.6c/23.3p for a printer like the TS8350/TS8320.
Sure, the G650 isn’t blindingly fast, but the quality of both mono and color photo prints is excellent. Overall, it’s a brilliant printer for any photographer who wants to see their images in print, rather than just looking at them on screen.
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Matthew Richards is a photographer and journalist who has spent years using and reviewing all manner of photo gear. He is Digital Camera World’s principal lens reviewer – and has tested more primes and zooms than most people have had hot dinners!
His expertise with equipment doesn’t end there, though. He is also an encyclopedia when it comes to all manner of cameras, camera holsters and bags, flashguns, tripods and heads, printers, papers and inks, and just about anything imaging-related.
In an earlier life he was a broadcast engineer at the BBC, as well as a former editor of PC Guide.
Best photo printers in 2023, tested by editors
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In a world of screens and Instagram, there is still magic in printing your photos. A great print brings your photography to life. It’s great to have access to a huge library of photos all the time from any device, but it’s nice to have the option to frame the images that really count, whether you plan to give them as gifts or just hang them on the wall.
Whether you’re a serious photographer looking to make prints at home or you’ve just picked up a new point-and-shoot digital camera and want to make quality prints occasionally, there’s a great photo printer out there that can complete your digital darkroom. To help navigate the options, we spent time with some of the best photo printers on the market to help guide you towards the right printer for you.
Canon Pixma Pro 200
The best photo printer overall
In our tests the Pro 200 turned out prints comparable in quality to much more expensive models, and running costs are relatively low. Straightforward setup and impressive results made it the best value among the photo printers we tested.
$550 at Amazon
Canon imagePROGRAF Pro 300
The best photo printer for serious photographers
Using professional pigment-based inks suitable for archiving, the Pro 300 made prints that looked just as good as the Pro 200’s, but it can use a wider range of media — it’s great for serious photographers or professionals looking for an at-home photo printer.
$850 at Amazon
Canon Pixma TR8620a
The best all-in-one printer for photo printing
No all-in-one printer we tested did as good a job as the dedicated models, but in our testing, the Pixma TR8620a came closest, turning out satisfying prints with good contrast courtesy of a dedicate photo black ink cartridge.
$149 at Amazon
Canon Pixma Pro 200 photo printer
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The Canon Pixma Pro-200 is a serious machine for people who want the very best results. With minimal adjustments from us, the Pro 200 produced the most natural skin tones and the richest black and white tonalities. The print quality is comparable to Canon’s more expensive Pro 300 model and, in our test, a bit better than the Epson P700.
This model uses an eight-color, dye-based ink system. Dye-based printing offers vibrant colors and deep blacks. This will be a drawback for some, as the prints are not as durable as pigment-based inks. However, the inks are less expensive and contribute to lower running costs overall. Right out of the box, prints from the Pro 200 were color consistent, with strong contrast and vivid color reproduction. The Pro 200 can handle paper up to 13 inches wide, so it can print images up to 13 by 19 inches, or 13 inches by 39 inches in panorama mode.
The Pro 200 is a large machine (25 inches by 15 inches) that will take up considerable room in your workspace. Setup was relatively straightforward, though Canon’s instructions tend to be a bit more cumbersome than other brands’. The 3-inch color screen is not touch-sensitive, but menus weren’t too difficult to navigate once we got the hang of it. The printer connects via Wi-Fi, USB or Ethernet, so you can interface directly with your PC or use it on your network.
The Pro 200’s running costs — an eight-tank package of ink runs just over $100 — are lower than the Pro 300 or the Epson P700, which makes this model an excellent choice for enthusiasts and professionals alike. At the current price, the Pro 200 gives a lot of value compared to its peers.
Canon imagePROGRAF Pro 300 photo printer
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The Pro 300 is a big sibling to the Pro 200, and gave us similarly good prints, with impressive, consistent color and solid contrast.
So why does it cost almost double the price? There are some major differences under the hood. Most significantly, the Canon Pro 300 (like the similarly priced Epson P700) uses more durable pigment-based inks, compared to the dye-based inks of the Pro 200, meaning the prints it makes will be better for long-term archiving.
Dye-based ink — in which a liquid color is dissolved in a liquid carrier — is less expensive, and is standard in most inkjet printers, but many professionals prefer pigment-based inks, in which the color is a fine powder suspended in a liquid carrier.
The pigment-based system has some advantages over the dye-based ink used by the Canon Pro 200. The prints have a longer archival life, better dynamic range (especially for black-and-white prints) and the colors won’t run if they get wet.
The Pro 300 can print on a wider variety of materials than the Pro 200, including thicker paper and even canvas, making it more useful for professionals and serious hobbyists. On the downside, it is considerably more expensive to purchase and run (a set of 10 tanks costs around $120).
Professional photographers may be able to justify the cost (and will want the archival quality prints and slightly superior black-and-white images), but we think most people will be better off with the Pro 200, which produces great results for a lot less money.
Canon Pixma TR8620a all-in-one printer
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Perhaps you often need to print documents and just want one of the best printers overall — but you need to print quality photos now and then too and don’t have the space to dedicate to a dedicated photo printer. The surprisingly inexpensive Canon Pixma TR8620a is a compact workhorse that can be the cornerstone of a home office and give you satisfactory — if not gallery-ready — photo prints when you need them.
Considering the price difference between this model and the top dedicated machines (ink is less expensive as well, typically in the $60 to $70 range), the results are better than expected. The TR8620a package includes a dedicated photo-black cartridge to improve contrast. Though color accuracy is not excellent, the results are pleasing and engaging. The prints it produced were crisp and clean, with slightly exaggerated colors that will be satisfactory for many applications.
Ease of use is the priority with this machine. The TR8620a was easy to set up, with a useful printed manual and clear instructions from its 4.3-inch color LCD. It’s also not as bulky as the Pixma Pro 200.
The printer offers multiple ways to connect, including Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and USB. Canon also has a useful app for editing and printing directly from your phone and supports Amazon Alexa and Google Voice Assistant.
Are you a professional photographer or serious amateur looking to make gallery-worthy prints at home? Expensive, but excellent, machines like the Canon Pixma Pro 200 (or for even more dedicated photographers, the Canon imagePROGRAF Pro 300) are best for those who want to experiment to get the very best results, and are willing to invest the time and money. If you want to get professional-quality results without visiting a lab, a dedicated photo printer is a must — the prints you’ll get are superior to anything you’ll get from even the best all-in-one device.
A dedicated photo printer will not save you money. These are expensive devices to own and maintain, especially with the ongoing investment in ink. The main advantage of the dedicated machines, besides their superior output, is that they allow you to experiment with a wide variety of techniques and media, finding the combinations that work best for your images.
If you are only looking to make occasional prints, then you might be best served by an online printing service. These services vary in price and quality, but they are capable of producing excellent prints without the cost and hassle of maintaining your own machine.
From left, prints made with the Canon Pixma Pro 200, Canon imagePROGRAF Pro 300 and the Canon Pixma TR8620a. The outputs from the two dedicated photo printers exhibit noticeably truer color and better contrast than the print from the all-in-one, which still looks impressive in this company. The Pro 200 print is impressively close in image quality to the one made with the Pro 300, though the more expensive printer uses archival-quality ink and its print should hold up better over time.
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We found a stark difference in performance between dedicated photo printers and the best all-in-one printers: One feels like holding an original piece of art in your hands while the other feels like a copy. That doesn’t mean the all-in-ones don’t have attractive features and uses, or that the dedicated machines don’t have their drawbacks.
If your goal is to make professional-looking products and you are willing to learn the intricacies of printmaking, then the top dedicated machines — such as the Canon imagePROGRAF Pro 300 — will give you plenty of room to grow and create.
The all-in-one machines are capable of good-enough prints for both business and home use, from casual family photos to colorful presentations. They generally have scanning, copy and other useful features. None of them can match the output of our top choice, but for many people they will be more useful as part of a home-office setup.
Dedicated models like our top pick, the Canon Pixma Pro 200, are capable of delivering professional results. To really get the most out of them, though, you need to commit to a high-end workflow. If you are printing directly from your phone, for example, you probably won’t end up with a gallery-worthy print. Here are a few things you will need to consider.
- Start with high-resolution images. Most cameras on the market today—from DSLRs to point-and shoots—are capable of producing RAW files that can be edited and perfected in Photoshop, Lightroom, or other editing software. The quality of your input will be the biggest factor determining your output.
- Color management tools are a must. The top machines are capable of remarkable color accuracy, but if you want your final prints to match what you see on screen, there are a few extra steps required. A color-calibrated monitor is necessary for color-critical work. You will also need to make sure you have the correct ICC profiles downloaded on your machine and selected in your software of choice.
- Be prepared to invest time and money. If you are simply looking to make occasional prints, you are probably better off sending your images to an online printing service. If you are ready to dedicate time and money to learning the intricacies of printmaking, having your own machine can open up a world of creative possibilities.
Also, you may not need a dedicated photo printer if you aren’t interested in putting in that sort of effort. If your primary goal is to occasionally make decent prints at your own convenience and you still want your machine to perform basic home office functions like copy and scan, we think you will probably be satisfied with an all-in-one machine. The output from the best photo-capable general purpose printers (so long as you’re using appropriate paper) is pretty competitive with the specialist devices.
Our testing focused on ease of setup, color accuracy and overall print performance for photographs. A series of test images, both color and black and white, were printed on each machine. While we experimented with a variety of papers, our comparative tests were printed on Epson Ultra Premium Photo Paper Luster. The photos included a variety of file types, from Raw to JPEGs, prepared in Photoshop. Color and profile management were handled by the printers, with drivers installed as necessary.
Besides comparing against other models, we compared the results of our top picks to an online printing service; in this case we chose Mpix. com. While printing online is a great option for most people because of ease and affordability, we preferred our prints from the Canon Pro 200 and Pro 300 and the Epson P700.
The Epson SureColor P700 is another favorite among photographers, with some features that eclipse the offerings of our top choice. It uses a ten-color, pigment-based ink system. The P700 offers excellent color accuracy, which is why it is prized by many printmakers. In our initial tests, blacks were a little dull, but we were able to improve our results with time.
In general, we found that the Epson had a steeper learning curve than the Canon Pro 300 or the more consumer-oriented Canon models. On the other hand, setup was relatively easy and the documentation was clear. It boasts a 4.3-inch touchscreen with clear menus, instructions and status reports. The P700 takes up less desktop real estate than Pro 200, though it is also a large machine.
Frustratingly, the P700 ships with only a starter supply of ink; even worse, much of the supplied ink will be used up in the setup process. That means that, practically, you need to buy another ink set at the same time you buy the machine. A full set of inks (each color will set you back about $38) costs about $380, so we are talking about a major additional expense.
With the EcoTank line, Epson offers a novel solution to the problem of expensive ink cartridges. Forgoing cartridges, ink is poured directly into the printer’s internal tanks. Epson gets major points for reducing waste and supplying generous amounts of ink with the printer. Unfortunately, the bottled ink is still expensive, and prints were bland, with colors that were unpredictable compared to the conventional printers. Given the high cost of the machine itself, however, it is hard to recommend a machine with such limited photo performance.
The EP Envy Inspire 7955e is a reasonably priced photo capable, all-in-one that uses HP’s Instant Ink subscription service (you get six months included with the purchase of the printer; plans are available based on usage starting at $1/month ). If you sign up for the free HP+ program (this is distinct from Instant Ink) you get advanced features like HP’s Smart App. For some people, the program will add value and convenience, while others might balk at the idea of adding more subscription services to their lives (and the printer only works with HP’s ink; no third-party pigments allowed).
The TR150 is a travel printer capable of making decent prints on the go. The printer is compact and lightweight and prints docs and photos up to 8.5 by 11 inches. Setup was relatively easy, though it struggled to find our Wi-Fi connection on the first try, which might mean frustration on the road. An optional battery pack offers maximum portability; it’s available separately or you can save $20 or so if you get the Pixma TR150 and battery pack in a bundle.
Note: The prices above reflect the retailers’ listed price at the time of publication.
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Best photo printers – 2023 ranking, top models for the home
Printers are no longer peripheral devices that are used only for office work. Some models are able to recreate even physical 3D objects with minimal resource costs. Today we will discuss which printer is better to choose for printing photos and what nuances you should pay attention to at the time of purchase.
- 1 Best Printer Ranking
- 1.1 Epson L805
- 1.2 Canon MAXIFY GX6040
- 1.3 KYOCERA ECOSYS P5021cdw
- 1.4 Canon PIXMA G3411
- 1.5 Canon PIXMA iX6840
- 2 Print technology
- 2.1 Laser
- 2.2 Classic inkjet
- 2.3 Sublimation
- 3 Number of Colors
- 4 Image Resolution
- 5 General Tips for Choosing a Printer
- 6 Wrapping Up
Best Printer Ranking
There are many models of photo printing devices, and it is quite difficult to choose the right model among them. We have compiled a ranking of the best printers based on customer ratings and reviews.
From 32000 ₽
Advanced color photo printer. Suitable for both home use and professional studio use. It has an inkjet piezoelectric image transmission system. The main functions of the model are borderless printing, photo printing, continuous ink supply system (CISS).
Canon MAXIFY GX6040
From 50 400 ₽
A full-featured device that is a printer, scanner, copier. The model can perform two-sided printing, has an LCD display and easily teaches and prints files from a smartphone. This is a great option for a small office or home use.
KYOCERA ECOSYS P5021cdw
From 13000 ₽
Quality printer for professional or home use. It has high resolution black and white and color prints. First print out time is less than 15 seconds.
Canon PIXMA G3411
002 Budget printer model with inkjet technology. It has a maximum resolution and a fairly economical consumption of ink in cartridges. A feature of the model is the ability to print in the absence of ink in one of the cartridges. Takes bright and detailed pictures with good color reproduction.
Despite the prevalence of laser printing, it is much more practical to use inkjet and sublimation photo printers. They convey color much better and cope with printing a picture faster. If you are a professional photographer, you should pay attention to thermal sublimation models, and inkjet printers are perfect for home use. Consider all technologies in more detail:
The print quality of laser printers is not as good as other types of printers. The exception is perhaps full-fledged professional photo labs, which cost much more than conventional printers. An electrical charge attracts paint of a certain color and then applies it to paper. Further, the future photo heats up, and the paint solidifies completely. The main disadvantage of laser printers is the high cost of consumables and the poor quality of the output material (depending on the characteristics of the model). But such devices can produce up to 30 sheets per minute.
Classic inkjet printers
Inkjet printers work on the same principle as conventional dot matrix printers. The drawing is transferred to paper using many small dots. A special head applies liquid ink from removable cartridges to the surface. For printing photographs, it is better to use pigment inks, since water and alcohol are quickly washed out. The speed of issuing photos depends on the specific model of the device, it is definitely higher than that of laser and matrix devices. However, inkjet devices are more expensive than conventional ones.
Sublimation technology is considered the newest and most advanced. They use special film cartridges as ink. They contain several layers of concentrated dye in all required colors. During heat treatment, the ink evaporates and is transferred to photographic paper. This is the main advantage of printers – full-fledged mixing of shades and the most natural color gamut.
Number of colors
If you are going to use an inkjet printer for photo printing, it must support at least four primary colors. This will provide more natural color reproduction. Professional photographers prefer a six-color system, but these devices are more expensive.
As for sublimation models, they work great even with three primary colors because the ink is mixed more evenly. The more tint cartridges, the better.
The printer must print at high resolution (dots per unit of magnitude) to produce crisp and detailed photographs. 4800 by 1200 dpi are considered optimal, but there are better models. High resolution is an important parameter, but it will not matter if the device has a low-quality cartridge. Therefore, choose printers that work on a pigment basis.
General tips for choosing a printer
When choosing a printer for your home, it’s important to consider more than just resolution and number of colors. But also the image format, management, consumables and maintenance costs. Here are some tips to help you decide which printer to use:
- Easy to manage. Printing photos will be much easier with a bright LCD display. With it, you can select and edit pictures without the need to connect to a PC.
- The cost of consumables. As a rule, budget printers have very expensive replacement cartridges. Moreover, their consumption is also not very economical. Therefore, it is better to buy a high-quality model with affordable ink once than to constantly overpay later.
- Print speed. This parameter is important if you choose a device for a studio or office. The print speed does not affect the quality of your images, but it can save you a lot of time.
- Picture format. The printer must support several different print formats. This will create space for creativity and help you take pictures of different sizes.
Also pay attention to the integrity of the housing and the level of noise emitted. A quality printer should not be too loud so as not to disturb the people around you. The optimum noise level is 50-60 dB.
To sum it up
To choose the best photo printer in 2023, you need to consider the technical specifications and the number of supported colors. For a professional studio, it is better to use inkjet and sublimation devices, as they convey shades best. Be sure to consider the cost of consumables when buying.
Best photo printer in 2023
Photo printing is a very successful and progressive business in the modern age of narcissism. In addition, every person wants to capture the brightest moments of his life in the photo. For this reason, we have found one of the best photo laser printers in 2023. Let’s not change our traditions and again give the palm to the Japanese brand of office equipment Canon. Canon i-SENSYS LBP673Cdw occupies a leading position among the most popular and advanced models of color printers. The main feature of the model is the ability to print wirelessly, as well as on different density and texture media. Learn all about this sample to make the right choice for your business.
Overview of technical specifications Canon i-SENSYS LBP673Cdw
It is probably worth starting our description with the external features of office equipment. The device has very compact dimensions: 425 mm long and 427 mm wide. Therefore, it will find its place on any table and will not interfere with your work. Also consider three key benefits of the Canon i-SENSYS LBP673Cdw printer:
- Duplex duplex printing.
- Display present.
- Print from a USB flash drive or via Wi-Fi.
Each of these features will make it easier for you to print photos or documents and save time. For example, you only need to connect from your smartphone, laptop or tablet to office equipment via a wireless network. A minute or less of waiting – and now you are already printing the desired photo. What’s more, the first page out time is just 7 seconds for monochrome and 14 seconds for color. Printing over Wi-Fi is the option of the future, especially if you work in a photo printing studio. In addition, your customers will appreciate the speed with which you serve them and come to you again.
IMPORTANT! Separately, it is worth highlighting the quality of the print. Canon i-SENSYS LBP673Cdw laser printer prints color photos and black and white documents in very high resolution: 1200×1200 dpi. Therefore, the HD effect is guaranteed.
With the auto duplex option, you don’t have to turn pages, the laser printer does the job for you. You will appreciate double-sided printing when you start printing an abstract, term paper or even a thesis for a client. If we are talking about schoolchildren or students, they often bring materials on flash drives. Due to the fact that the Canon i-SENSYS LBP673Cdw printer has a USB interface, you will be able to connect the media directly to the device. A convenient display with an intuitive menu will help you print as quickly as possible.
IMPORTANT! If your office does not have a wireless network, but only wired Internet, then you can connect the printer to the network using the Ethernet connector. The RJ-45 port has a network bandwidth of 1000 Mbps.
A little about the characteristics of printing
We have already said that the Canon i-SENSYS LBP673Cdw laser printer prints at the highest possible resolution for this line. But, perhaps, you will think that this will somehow affect its speed. Not at all. Canon engineers have developed a special laser printing technology that produces 33 pages per minute. It does not matter whether color or black and white photos. It is also important for you, as a person interested, to know that this model of laser printer is suitable for printing on paper:
- 60-200 g/m²;
- A4, A5, A6 and B5;
- with glossy or matt finish.
So you will not limit yourself to printing photos, but you can print labels, stickers, stickers, postcards, films, envelopes and more for customers.