Canon Printer PIXMA Multifunction Unit MP500

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With 1 picoltre FINE print-head technology and 9600 x 2400 dpi, the PIXMA MP500 All-in-One photo printer allows you to produce outstanding prints, copies and scans at home.

The MP500 features a large 2.5 inch colour LCD and direct printing from compatible digital cameras, memory cards and mobile phones with no need for a computer.

Media handling of the MP500 printer is state-of-the-art with automatic duplex, dual paper path (ASF and paper cassette) holding up to 300 sheets and CD/DVD printing.

These features and many more make the MP500 the perfect All-in-One solution for the home or small office.

Versatile All-in-One direct photo printer:

* Print your photos directly from compatible digital cameras, memory cards or mobile phones
* ChromaLife 100 ink for beautiful, long-lasting photos
* Features a huge 2.5 inch colour LCD screen for viewing images stored on your memory card
* 1 picolitre FINE print-head technology results in sharper text and precise image detail
* Produce high-definition photos and documents at up to 9600 x 2400 dpi
* Create true borderless 6" x 4", 5" x 7" and A4 size photos
* Print a borderless 6" x 4" photo in around 51 seconds
* Print and copy at up to 29 ppm black and 19 ppm colour
* Scan beautiful quality photos and documents at up to 1200 x 2400 dpi
* Also features dual paper path, auto duplex and CD/DVD printing


Type Multi-function
Max paper size A4
Colour Yes
Cartridges / Toner 2
Max print speed (black) 29 pages/min
Max print speed (colour) 19 pages/min
Parallel port No
USB port USB 2
Ethernet port No
Firewire port No
Infrared port No
Max resolution 9600x2400
Wireless No
Card reader CF/SM/MS/MS Pro/SD/xD
CD Printing Yes
Notes 2.5" Colour LCD Screen
Scanner Yes
Copier Yes
Fax No
Duplex No

Machine Type:
PIXMA All-in-One

Available Functions:
Print, Copy, Scan with direct camera, memory card & mobile phone printing

Printer Functions:
Printing Method:
Bubble Jet ink-on-demand with FINE (Full-photolithography Inkjet Nozzle Engineering) technology

Printing Speed:
Mono: approx. 29 ppm, Colour graphics: approx. 19 ppm
Photo Paper Plus Glossy (6"x 4" image on PP-101 in standard mode): approx. 51 secs borderless

Printing Resolution:
Up to 9600 x 2400 dpi

Borderless Printing:
6" x 4", 5" x 7" & A4 size

Ink Tanks:
PGI-5Bk - black ink tank
CLI-8C/M/Y/Bk- individual colour ink tanks

Ink Yield*:
Borderless 6" x 4" photo: CLI-8C - approx. 430, CLI-8M - approx. 290, CLI-8Y - approx. 310, CLI-8Bk - approx. 1650

Paper Type & Capacity:
Plain Paper (13mm): 300
Super White Paper (SW-201): 200
High Resolution Paper (HR-101N): 160
Photo Paper Pro (PR-101): A4: 20, 6"x4": 40
Photo Paper Plus Glossy (PP-101): A4/5"x7": 20, 6"x4": 40
Photo Paper Plus Semi-gloss (SG-101): A4: 20, 6"x4": 40
Glossy Photo Paper (GP-401): A4/Credit card: 20, 6"x4": 40
Matte Photo Paper (MP-101): A4: 20
Photo Paper Plus Double sided (PP-101D): A4/5"x7": 20
Photo Stickers (PS-101): 1 sheet
Envelopes (DL, Com#10): 15
Transparencies (CF-102): 60
T-Shirt Transfers (TR-301): 2 sheets

Paper Size:
A4, Letter, Legal, A5, B5, Envelopes (DL, COM10), 4" x 6", 5" x 7", Credit Card (54mm x 86mm)

Media Weight:
Plain Paper: 64-105g/m², Canon specialty paper (max paper weight): approx 273g/m² (Photo Paper Plus Double Sided)

Copier Functions:
Colour Copy:

Image Quality:
3 positions: Fast, Standard, High

Density Adjustment:
9 positions, Auto Intensity (AE Copy)

Copy Speed :
Mono: 29 cpm. Colour: 19 cpm

Multiple Copy:
Up to 99 copies

25% to 400%

Special Copy Functions:
Sticker copy, Image Repeat copy, Borderless copy, Fit-to-page copy, Fade Correction copy, 4-in-1/2-in-1 copy, Two-sided copy (plain paper only)

Scanner Functions:
Scanner Type:
Flatbed Colour Scanner by CIS

Scanner Resolution:
1200 x 2400 dpi

Colour Scanning Depth:
48 bit input and 24 bit output

Other features:
Multi-photo mode, Scan-to-PDF, Photograph corrections (Fade correction, Grain correction, Reduce Dust & Scratches)

PC Interface & Software:
Interface Type:
PC: USB 2.0 Hi-Speed, Bluetooth printing with optional BU-20 adaptor and Bluetooth enabled computer
Camera Direct: Direct Print Port (PictBridge / Bubble Jet Direct)
Mobile Phone: IrDA 1.2 (JPEG only), Bluetooth Ver. 1.2 with optional BU-20 adaptor (JPEG only)
Included Software:
Windows: Easy-PhotoPrint, Easy-WebPrint, CD-LabelPrint, ScanSoft OmniPage SE, ArcSoft PhotoStudio
Macintosh: Easy-PhotoPrint, CD-LabelPrint, ScanSoft OmniPage SE, ArcSoft PhotoStudio
Release date NZ
November 1st, 2005
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