Review on Canon® MP160 Printer
Canon is well established firm in current electronics world. Canon MP160 printer is an entry-level printer in Canon all in one printer. It is a four color print engine. This device can be serviced very easily. This device is equipped with PictBridge port. It is inexpensive when compared to other all in one printers. It also provides excellent prints. Software like OCR for text scanning and Arcsoft’ photo studios for photo editing are used.
This device is user friendly to both home and industrial users. On this device there is a control panel, you can control all functions in printer using this. You can customize the scanning option very easily. In this device there is PictBridge port so you can directly print from digital camera. A single USB port is provided to access with computer. This device use black and tri color cartridge, so it is easy for you to buy standard or high yield cartridges.
Canon MP160 printer is a colored device. There are indicators to show when there is paper jam or low ink in black and color cartridges occurs. It is a digital type copier. This device has the dimension of 17.1×15×7.1 inches and has the weight of 13.9 lbs. It has the standard memory capacity of 43kb. It has maximum copying speed up to 22 cpm on mono prints and up to 17 cpm on color prints. It provides a maximum printing resolution up to 600×600 dpi for mono prints and up to 4800×1200 dpi for color prints. It ha the printing speed of 22 ppm for mono prints and 17 ppm for color prints. The scanner in this device has the optical and interpolated resolution of 600×1200 dpi and 19200×19200 dpi respectively. It has color depth of 24 bit externally and 48 bit internally. We can interface this device using USB port. Microsoft certifies this device for Windows Vista.
- FIVE – Faster photo prints and rapid copy rate
We can print a quality of 10×15cm borderless prints with in 52 seconds in standard mode. Borderless photo prints starts from the range of small credit cards to A4 size photo paper. Scanner used in this device has a rapid copying rate. This copying rate is due to implementation of Dual Color Processor Technology. It is good to use Canon fine catridges and Canon photo paper for long lasting and fair prints.
- FOUR – Direct photo printing
You can directly print photo from digital camera. This device has a port called PictBridge port that allows the function direct photo printing without connecting to computer device. PictBridge is a standard product from CIPA. The protocol used in PictBridge is USB protocol. In this device, you can select the photo from digital camera and print in desired size using PictBridge port.
- THREE – PC connectivity
You can connect this device to PC using using USB port. Canon mp160 printer uses many softwares. This device will support many operating systems like MS Windows ME, MS Windows 98, MS Windows XP, MS Windows 2000 and Apple Mac OS X 10.2.8 – 10.4.×. There is a software called MP Navigator software which helps the device to interface with PC.
- TWO – Less power consumption
An added feature of the Canon mp160 printer is less power consumption. It has voltage ratings of 115/230 Volt with frequency 50/60Hz. To reduce the power consumption in this device, the manufactures has added three features. In operational mode, it consumes only 13 watt and in stand by mode and sleep mode it consumes only about three and one watt respectively.
- ONE – General features
Canon MP160 printer is easy to use and comes with print resolution of 4800×1200 dpi. You can get clear and beautiful prints of desired photos. It has the warranty of 1 year and it will operate in humidity range of 10 to 90 percentages. You can use Chromalife 100 System for long lasting and beautiful prints. Optimum color output is its another added feature.
Canon MP160 printer is an efficient one when compared with other standard ones of same class. It has the good feature of direct photo printing. If you are looking for a better quality printer, this printer is the right choice.