Features of Canon® PIXMA MP470
Canon PIXMA MP470, precision ink nozzles create high-resolution photos—up to 4800x1200 color dpi. Its microscopic 2-picoliter sized color ink droplets produce finely detailed and sharp photos. It produces beautiful scans with resolution of up to 2400x4800 color dpi In just 46 seconds, you can produce a photo lab-quality 4x6 inch print. Its Dual Color Gamut Processing Technology automatically optimizes quality based on the type of originals you are copying. You can even copy or scan thick items that do not lie flat on the platen.
Canon PIXMA MP470 processes plain-text pages at a competent 8.7 pages per minute (pm). Graphics took longer to print-1.5 ppm to 4 ppm about average overall and looked decent on plain paper but great on costlier Canon paper. Canon PIXMA MP470 device scans and copies quickly and the copies in particular looks quite good.
Canon PIXMA MP470 compact machine offers a wide range of print, copy and scans functions in a decently designed package. Its setup is easy, inclusion of a poster illustrating basic steps and an automatic installation routine using the included CD. Canons software bundle includes a pair of useful well-designed applications for editing photos and handling scanned images. Canons Solution Menu dialog box gives you one-touch access to the printers on-screen documentation maintenance utilities and help files. Canon PIXMA MP470 has a sleek black-and-silver cabinet which exhibits an attention to external design that fails to extend to all of the components contained within.
- FIVE – Printing speed
This printer PPM print speeds are based on the highest speed printer driver mode using black and white and color text patterns. It has photo print speeds that are based on the standard mode driver setting using photo test pattern and Canon Photo Paper. Print speed is measured as soon as first page begins to feed into printer and would vary depending on system configuration, interface, software, document complexity, print mode, types of paper used and page coverage. Its CPM copy speeds are based on fast mode setting using plain paper.
- FOUR – Scanning
The main scan menu lets you choose between scanning the file to your PC, attaching the scan to e-mail, scanning to PDF, or scanning into a program. You are accustomed to selecting a program from a list of options on the printers menu and having the resulting scans pop open in that program.
- THREE – The Canon PIXMA MP470 uses a two-tank ink system
It has one black and one tricolor and ships with regular capacity cartridges, but you can replace both with high-capacity versions. You can use the large tanks for best value. They offer a reasonable price for this multifunctional inkjet printer.
- TWO – Enhanced Performance
This adaptable Canon PIXMA MP470 printer lets you quickly print beautiful photos and laser-quality text. Its copies of important documents are truer to your originals and scan photos or forms, even thick notebooks. You can print directly from memory cards, digital cameras and camera phones and even enhance your images before you print, using the 1.8-inch color LCD displays. All this performance comes in one compact, stylish machine that would enhance any office setting.
- ONE – Paper Handling
Its paper handling system is simple, a paper input support flips open in the rear and the front panel of the printer folds open to serve as the output tray. Next to the output tray, is a small door that conceals two memory card slots and the slots accept most common types of memory cards, though some require an adapter. Its hidden away under the memory cards is a PictBridge-enabled USB port. You can use it to connect PictBridge cameras for direct printing, or to attach an optional Bluetooth adapter for wireless printing.
Canon PIXMA MP470's software bundle includes a pair of useful well-designed applications for editing photos and handling scanned images. It delivers a good mix of performance, quality, and paper handling at an affordable price.