Canon PIXMA IX6820 Highlights -
Pros: Decent color print resolution. Ethernet support.
Cons: Bit pricey. Frequent photo printing may result in high running costs.
Canon PIXMA IX6820 is the latest offering from Canon in the lineup of PIXMA printers designed to address the varying needs and budgets of personal and home office users. The printer comes with 5 individual ink tanks (4 dye-based and 1 pigment-based). This comprises of Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black and Pigment Black, which together produce great graphic details in color and in black-and-white. To further improve upon its black text printing capabilities, the iX6820 utilizes optional high-yield black cartridges for larger print jobs. The maximum color resolution of 9600x2400 dpi is twice the resolution of most multi-function printers like the HP Officejet 4630 we recently reviewed. The 1 Picoliter technology (one millionth of a microlitre) produces ink droplets that are tiny enough to produce sharp text and detailed photos. The printer is capable of borderless printing. Canon PIXMA IX6820 also supports wireless printing from any Wi-Fi enabled computer. Other connectivity options include a wired Ethernet.
Functions : Document and Photo Print
Print technology : Inkjet
Maximum Mono Print Speed (ppm) : 14.5
Maximum Color Print Speed (ppm) : 10.4
Maximum Print Resolution (Black) : 600x600 dpi
Maximum Print Resolution (Color) : 9600x2400 dpi
Maximum Input Media Capacity : 150 sheets
Wireless Print Technology : Apple AirPrint, Google Cloud Print, PIXMA Printing Solutions.
Duplex Printing : No
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Canon PIXMA IX6820 is compatible with Apple AirPrint which allows you to print wirelessly and effortlessly from compatible Apple devices. Additionally, with the free PPS (PIXMA Printing Solutions) app, wireless printing is even easier. You can also use Google Cloud Print to print from Gmail and Google Docs on a mobile device, or from Google Chrome browser on you computer. The printer's Quiet Mode makes it less noisy as compared to other traditional printers. The printer also offers a Solution Template to help ensure endless creative possibilities when creating new projects such as posters, fliers, menus and more for clients or other business ventures. Also, Canon's exclusive Creative Park Premium allows users of genuine Canon inks access to a variety of photos, projects and templates. The printer measures 23.3 x 12.3 x 6.3 inches and weighs 17.9 pounds.
The Canon PIXMA iX6820 wireless printer is an excellent office solution for users looking to print and produce documents that are a combination of text and graphics. It is ideal for business professionals who work from home. The printer can print quickly with a quality that is better than most traditional multi-function printers. However, this is not a multi-function printer. If you are looking for a printer that can print, scan and fax then please consider HP Envy 4504.