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Canon PIXMA MX700


$180.00 Released August, 2007

Product Shot 1 The Pros:Good balance of features for a multi-function printer. Great print and scan quality. Two 150-sheet tray paper sources.

The Cons:No automatic duplex printing (printing on both sides of the paper). Large footprint. Setup suggests a USB cable (not included) to setup the network interface...however, can be done with a little networking know-how.

The Canon PIXMA MX700 is a general purpose multifunction printer, scanner, copier and fax machine from Canon. Primarily designed for a medium amount of home/home office use due to its small ink cartridges, the MX700 features more advanced connectivity options, printer functionality and an improved scanner while remaining similarly priced with the MP530, sacrificing only a small amount print quality in exchange.

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Product Shot 2 Utilizing a 4 cartridge system, the MX700 includes an Ethernet connection for use on a LAN without requiring a running PC host and a memory card reader and 1.8" LCD for printing photos without using a PC. The printer originally retailed for $179 when it was released in August 2007 but can be found for around $100 - $200 more recently.

Features

  • Multifunction printer: printer (paper and photo), scanner, copier, and fax
  • Connectivity: 1 USB 2.0, Ethernet, memory card reader
  • Print/copy speed: 30 ppm black / 20 ppm colour
  • Scanner resolution: 2400 x 4800 dpi
  • Included cartridges: PGI-5BK Black, CLI-8 (Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow)
  • Compatible cartidges: PGI-5BK Pigment Black, CLI-8Bk Black, CLI-8C Cyan, CLI-8M Magenta, CLI-8Y Yellow
  • Compatible memory cards: CompactFlash Card, microSD Card, SD Memory Card, SDHC, Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, MultiMediaCard, Microdrive, miniSD Card, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, RS-MMC and xD-Picture Card
  • Energy Star qualified: Yes
  • Warranty: 1 year limited
  • Release date: August 2007
  • Price: $179 MSRP, but sells for around $100-120

Network printing

The MX700 features an ethernet interface for network printing. To setup this feature, you can either connect the printer to your computer with a A-B standard USB cable, or, if you have a more solid understanding of networks, you can simply connect the printer to your network and have your router assign it an IP address using DHCP, and then manually selecting the printer when scanning the network for printers.

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Pros
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    Good balance of features for a multi-function printer

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    Great print and scan quality

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    Two 150-sheet tray paper sources

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    1.8" color LCD preview screen for direct photo printing

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    USB, memory card sold, and PictBridge support simplifies photo printing

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    Built-in networking with Ethernet port

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    Well-designed software interface centrallizes the printer's functions on your PC

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    Automatic Document Feeder (ADF) for scanning

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    Excellent value after it's recent price drop

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    Good choice for small office because of it's large feature-set and good price

Cons
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    No automatic duplex printing (printing on both sides of the paper)

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    Large footprint

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    Setup suggests a USB cable (not included) to setup the network interface...however, can be done with a little networking know-how

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    Squealing noise from the paper feeder

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