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New Canon Pixma suits Soho use


Canon SA has introduced the PIXMA MX850, an Office All-In-One with print, copy, scan and fax capability. Replacing the MP830, the new printer features a 1pl (picolitre) 9600dpi FINE print engine with additional SoHo (Small office, Home office) functionality.

With auto duplex scan and copy, Ethernet connectivity and a high-speed ADF loadable up to 35 sheets, PIXMA MX850 offers improved efficiency and ease-of-use to South African SoHos.
The PIXMA MX850 also includes a number of enhancements such as: Quick Start which enables users to start a copy approximately 5 seconds after power up; and Auto Image Fix that improves the quality of photographs using face detection and scene analysis to optimise areas such as face tone and brightness, colour fogging and over/under exposure.
Photographs can also be transferred directly to the printer from cameras and similar devices using the memory card slots (compatible with most popular formats) or via Bluetooth (with an optional adaptor) or PictBridge.
“The MX850’s print quality and speed are ideal for South African SoHo environments, plus with photo printing engine these businesses also benefit from the additional versatility of photo lab quality printing,” says Abri Kriegler, product manager at Canon Consumer Imaging SA.
The PIXMA MX850 features:
* G3 High Speed fax with 8 one-touch dials, 100 coded speed dials, 107 group dials and storage capacity for 250 incoming pages
* Photo lab quality with FINE print head producing min 1pl ink droplets up to max 9600x2400dpi
* Auto duplex scan and copy, high speed 35 page Auto Document Feeder (ADF)
* Auto duplex print/copy, 2 way paper feeding and CD/DVD print
* High speed printing at up to 31ppm Mono/24ppm Colour; photo lab quality borderless 10x15cm photo prints available in 21 seconds (Standard mode) 4800 x 9600 dpi resolution scanner
* High speed copy, up to 31 cpm Mono/ 24 cpm colour
* Ethernet connectivity
* Single Ink system with ContrastPLUS
* Auto Image Fix for optimal photo correction
* Quick Start – unit ready to start copying in approximately five seconds after power up.
A 35-age duplex ADF is added to the PIXMA MX850 for time-saving convenience when batch scanning/copying and faxing. The integrated duplex unit makes it possible to automatically print and copy on both sides of paper, while two-way paper feeding enables the printer to be loaded with plain and letter headed paper simultaneously.
The all-in-one incorporates a CIS scanner with 4800 x 9600 dpi resolution and 48/24 bit (in/out) scanning depth for accurate colour reproduction. It offers Push-scan, to send scans to computers over the network, and scan to PDF functions, along with a range of photograph correction features, including Fading correction, Grain correction and Backlight correction.
The PiIXMA MX850 includes Canon’s Dual Colour Gamut Processing Technology for faithful reproduction of colours and text in scanned/photocopied documents and photos. In addition, Auto Intensity (AE) copy technology ensures optimal exposure is achieved when copying.