Canon has introduced a new multifunction printer adds to its existing range of photo quality printers for professional and home use: Pixma MG6450. It is an inkjet model with 5 cartridges (black, cyan, magenta, yellow and PGBK, i.e black ink using these models to print photos). The print head is FINE inkjet type, which let you use a droplet size of 2pl.
Canon PIXMA MG6450 – Key Features:
- Fast Printing
- XL ink Options
- My Image Garden
- 7.5cm Color Display
- Superior Prints with 5 Single Inks
- Cloud Printing direct from the Screen
- AirPrint amp; Google Cloud Print support
- Control Printer from Smartphone or Tablet
- High-Performance, Stylish Wi-Fi All-in-One Printer
This is a printer supporting paper sizes up to A4, by design, is valid for both professional and home environments through USB and wireless Wi-Fi connections, which allows easy access to social networks via the Pixma Cloud Link, which prints the content posted on them as well as other items such as calendars and documents stored in online services like Dropbox or Evernote. All this is possible without having to use the PC and using only the LCD screen of the printer itself. Wi-Fi security obsolete ranges from WEP to the currently most widely used standard in this category of devices such as WPA-PSK and WPA2-PSK.
Also, the Wi-Fi interface not only lets you print from your computer but also from tablets and smartphones, a strong requirement for now-a-days, because many homes have replaced the desktop (or even laptop in some cases) by the tablet or even have a PC, the preferred form of access to information by touch devices. It also incorporates features Google Cloud Print and Apple AirPrint to print directly from Google Drive and iOS devices such as iPhones, iPods and iPads.
The printer, which has the borderless printing function, offers a maximum resolution of 4800 x 1200 dots and a maximum speed of approximately 15 pages per minute in black and white and about 10 pages per minute in color. Regarding the photographic printing, a photo standard 10 x 15 cm is obtained in a time of 44 seconds.
As the scanner that incorporates this MFP, it is a document imaging scanner does not accept photographic negatives or slides, with automated detection system for contact records. The time required to scan an A4 page is 14 seconds. The maximum resolution supported is 2400 points for 1,200 points and scans in color formats 24 or 48-bit grayscale to 16 or 8 bits. The PIXMA MG6450 is available in the UK amp; Ireland from October 2013 at the price of £139.99/$199.99.