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The Canon PIXMA iP4950 is a high-performance photo printer ideal for professionals and families. Replacing the PIXMA iP4850, the new PIXMA iP4950 incorporates Full HD Movie Print, Easy-PhotoPrint EX and Auto Duplex Print. The Canon iP4950 is available from October, priced at £79.00 / €99.00.
Canon UK Press Release
Superior quality printing, fast: The high-performance Canon PIXMA iP4950
United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, 23rd August 2011 – Canon has today announced the launch of the high-performance PIXMA iP4950, a photo printer ideal for professionals and families looking to create fantastic quality documents and photos at impressive speeds. Replacing the highly successful PIXMA iP4850, the new PIXMA iP4950 incorporates leading printing technology and innovative features, including Full HD Movie Print and Easy-PhotoPrint EX. Specialised features, including ECO Information and Auto Duplex Print, also ensure that reducing the environmental impact of printing is easier than ever before.
Updated features and creative flexibility
The PIXMA iP4950 comes equipped with a range of standout features, enabling owners to unleash their creative side. Updated Full HD Movie Print now lets users Merge Frames from full HD movies captured on Canon Digital Still Cameras and Canon Digital SLRs, giving a sense of motion to printed still photos. The newly introduced Layout Print mode also lets users select a small movie clip and use a comic-strip effect to print a storyboard.
Easy-PhotoPrint EX software, which uses favourite images to print photos, calendars and albums, now features Fun Filter Effect which provides a selection of instant photo effects, including blurring backgrounds and applying a soft focus or fish-eye effect, with the touch of a button. Photos can even be transformed so they appear to be of small-scale models with Miniature Effect, or as if they were photographed using a pin-hole camera with Toy Camera Effect.
Reduced environmental impact
To reduce the environmental impact of printing, the PIXMA iP4950 features Auto Duplex Print which automatically prints documents on both sides of the paper, helping reduce unnecessary waste. The new ECO Information feature provides a visual display of how much CO2 and paper is being saved when selecting Auto Duplex Print. The PIXMA iP4950 also utilises a 5 Single Ink system which makes it easy to replace each ink tank as required and reduce overall ink wastage, keeping costs down.
Premium PIXMA quality
The PIXMA iP4950 features Canon’s advanced FINE print technology, with a minimum 1pl droplet and up to 9600dpi print engine, capable of producing professional quality prints and sharp and vivid text based documents. Photos and documents are printed rapidly; the PIXMA iP4950 boasts an enhanced ISO ESAT print speed of 12.5ipm for mono, 9.3ipm for colour, and produces a borderless 10x15cm photo in approximately 20 seconds.
The PIXMA iP4950 also features enhanced Direct Disc Printing, with a new range of templates for disc labels and case covers available to customise for a truly personalised CD and DVD disc collection.
PIXMA iP4950 – key features:
High-performance Photo printer with Auto Duplex Print and Direct Disk Print
5 Single Ink tanks optimise ink usage
Superb quality photos with resolution up to 9600dpi and min. 1pl ink droplets
Fast document print speed of approx. 12.5ipm mono & 9.3ipm colour (ISO ESAT)
10x15cm borderless photo in approx. 20 seconds
ChromaLife100+ system for beautiful photos with over 300 years of album life
Advanced Media Handling: Auto Duplex Print, 2 way paper feed & Direct Disc Print
Print Photos from your HD movies with Full HD Movie Print
Intelligent web printing with Easy-WebPrint EX
Access CREATIVE PARK PREMIUM when used with genuine inks
Pricing and Availability
The PIXMA ip4950 is available from October, priced at £79.00/€99.00 RRP incl. VAT.