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The Canon Pixma MX885 is a premium All-In-One printer, copier and scanner. The device features a sleek design and incorporates a new Dual Function Panel user interface with LED lit dual-purpose keys. These change appearance according to the mode selected, therefore reducing the number of physical buttons.The Pixma MX885 uses dye inks to produce exceptional quality photos with minimum 1 picolitre ink droplets, and maximum 9,600dpi print resolution. A 2,400dpi scanner ensures fast, clear and high-resolution scanning, while Auto Scan Mode allows users to create high quality scans in the correct format using a simple one-click process. The Canon Pixma MX885 is available across Europe from March 2011, pricing to be confirmed.
Canon Press Release
The All-In-One PIXMA MX885: Superior business functionality, exceptional photo quality
LONDON, UK, 7 February 2011 – Canon today announced the launch of a premium All-In-One with Auto Document Feeder (ADF) allowing advanced auto duplex scan, copy, fax and print functionality. The PIXMA MX885 features a sleek black design and incorporates a stunning new Dual Function Panel user interface. With dramatically improved print speeds for document and photo printing, the PIXMA MX885 produces outstanding quality images. A highly productive home and office solution, PIXMA MX885 also offers Wi-Fi and Ethernet connectivity for easy sharing across a network.
The PIXMA MX885 includes 5 Single Inks which are individually replaceable to optimise ink usage and features a pigment black ink for crisp, sharp text. PIXMA MX885 uses dye inks to produce exceptional quality photos with minimum 1 picolitre ink droplets, and maximum 9,600dpi print resolution. For document printing, PIXMA MX885 has impressive ISO ESAT speeds of approximately 12.5ipm mono and 9.3ipm colour, while it can produce a 10x15cm borderless photolab-quality print in approximately 20 seconds.
Quick and advanced functionality
The PIXMA MX885 includes Quick Start for virtually instantaneous operation from the moment the power is switched on, ensuring users can print, copy and scan almost immediately. It also features a fully integrated high speed ADF with duplex function, which ensures large two-sided documents can be scanned, copied or faxed quickly.
A 2,400dpi scanner ensures fast, clear and high-resolution scanning, while Auto Scan Mode allows users to create high quality scans in the correct format using a simple one-click process. High quality copying is achieved through the use of Dual Colour Gamut Processing Technology, and Text and Image Separation Technology which provide accurate reproduction of colours in photocopied documents or reprints of old photos and superior text legibility in first and second generation copies.
PIXMA makes business simple
The PIXMA MX885 is designed to be simple to use and the new Dual Function Panel features LED lit dual purpose keys. These change appearance according to the mode selected, therefore reducing the number of physical keys. The inclusion of Quick Operation also reduces the number of steps required to access commonly used functions, meaning fewer key presses are required to achieve results, while a 7.5cm colour TFT display ensures that the functions are easy to see.
The PIXMA MX885 also offers practical business functions including Super G3 high speed fax with save-to-memory functionality, which enables users to easily choose whether to store or print faxes. The ability to Scan to PDF also means paper documents can be quickly converted into electronic documents which can then be emailed or stored on your PC and Mac.
A full suite of advanced software accompanies the PIXMA MX885. MP Navigator EX enables users to scan or archive searchable PDFs or password protected PDFs. Canon Easy-WebPrint EX offers smart, yet simple web printing, allowing users to clip, combine and print pages from multiple web pages; it’s also possible to print booklets from the clipped web pages and insert your own text or images. Canon Easy-PhotoPrint EX makes printing photos and more creative content easy and has the benefit of direct access to Flickr®, while Canon’s unique Full HD Movie Print enables users to print beautiful images by selecting a single frame from a full HD movie captured on select Canon Digital SLR or Canon Digital Still Cameras.
With the use of Canon genuine inks, the PIXMA MX885 features ChromaLife 100+ for long lasting beautiful photos and customers can also access CREATIVE PARK PREMIUM to print and use a range of high quality professional content, including exclusive images from internationally recognised artists.
The PIXMA MX885 is available across Europe from March 2011.
PIXMA MX885 – key features:
* Print, copy, scan, and fax from anywhere in the office
* Sleek and stylish black design with built-in Wi-Fi and Ethernet connectivity
* Easy operation with Dual Function Panel and 7.5cm colour TFT display
* 35-sheet Duplex Auto Document Feeder for scan, copy, fax of two-sided documents
* Productive ISO ESAT 12.5ipm mono / 9.3ipm colour print speed plus Quick Start
* 5 Single Ink tanks to minimise waste
* Photolab-quality at up to 9600dpi print resolution and minimum 1picolitre droplet size
* Print 10x15cm borderless photos in approximately 20 seconds
* Intuitive software for photo and document scanning and printing
* Save scans and faxes straight to USB flash memory or memory card – without a PC
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