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Canon Pixma MP240

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Canon PIXMA MP240 - Multifunction ( printer / copier / scanner ) - colour - ink-jet - copying (up to): 19 ppm (mono) / 15 ppm (colour) - printing (up to): 19 ppm (mono) / 15 ppm (colour) - 100 sheets - Hi-Speed USB

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      21.06.2011 01:56



      I would recomend not to buy this printer

      I bought the mp240 late last year, as it was on offer and so quite cheap, at £45. What a mistake. It initially seemed brilliant. It isn't bad looking for a printer, the cartridges were easy to place in the printer, and the setup was easy. The disk that comes with it provides one of the easiest setups of any technology i have owned. The printer did not come with a usb cable, which meant i had to spend about £10 extra. After this minor setback, the print quality was surprisingly good. Both colour and black and white prints were good quality. Yet very quickly, i got a notification on my laptop telling me my ink was running low. Unlike usual, this wasnt pre-emptive. A few prints later it did run out. This wouldnt have been a problem, except that to replace the ink, it would cost about £40 - what i paid for the printer.

      I am aware that many printers, from cannon and others, are as expensive and sometimes worse! However there a some printers, most notably kodaks, that have far cheaper ink. As a student, this is obviously important to me! I dont believe it can print photos independently, which shows how out of date it is. The one good feature is the scanner, which is very easy to use and produces very high quality scans in colour and black.

      It is quite a noisy printer. For about 30 seconds after turning it on, it makes a multitude of loud buzzing noises. The printing is very loud. A quiet option can be picked, however the significance in reduction of noise does not justify the slow printing that ensues. The scanner is also very noisy.


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    • Product Details

      Ready to get more done at home? Now you can create beautiful, long-lasting 4"x 6" borderless prints in about 45 seconds with impressive 4800x1200 color dpi resolution. The new ChromaLife100+ 4-color ink system ensures deep, vivid colors and bold, black text. Plus, you'll produce copies that are truer to your originals, along with clean, clear scans.

      Technical Data

      Product Description: Canon PIXMA MP240 - multifunction printer ( colour )
      Device Type: Printer / copier / scanner
      Copier Type: Digital
      Printing Technology: Ink-jet ( colour )
      Inkjet Technology: Canon FINE (Full-lithography inkjet Nozzle Engineering) - 4-ink
      Max Copying Speed: Up to 19 ppm (mono) / up to 15 ppm (colour)
      Max Printing Speed: Up to 19 ppm (mono) / up to 15 ppm (colour)
      Max Printing Resolution: 4800 x 1200 dpi (colour)
      Scanning: 1200 x 2400 dpi
      Original Size: 216 x 297 mm (max)
      Media Size: Legal (216 x 356 mm) (max)
      Standard Media Capacity: 100 sheets
      PC Connection Availability: Yes
      PC Connection: USB 2.0
      Office Machine Features: Print from USB flash drive
      Power: AC 110/230 V ( 50/60Hz )
      Dimensions (WxDxH): 44.4 cm x 33.1 cm x 15.5 cm
      Weight: 5.5 kg
      Microsoft Certification: Certified for Windows Vista