Canon PIXMA MG5450
Inkjet Photo Printers
PIXMA MG5450 Product Tour
With Wi-Fi and AirPrint support you can print from smartphones, tablets and Apple devices.
Bring memories back to life using software that will inspire creative ways to print.
Unique printing and ink technologies in PIXMA printers give outstanding, high quality prints.
With Wi-Fi connectivity and Cloud Link, this Photo All-in-One provides convenient access and easy sharing around the home. You can print from the Internet, from virtually anywhere, as well as from mobile devices. The 5-ink system makes it ideal for high quality printing of documents and photos, copying and scanning. It has a class-leading FINE print head with 1pl, delivering 9600dpi print resolution and fast A4 ISO ESAT print speed of 15ipm mono/10ipm colour.
Print direct from the Internet, with PIXMA Cloud Link. Use the printer screen to choose and print photos from your online albums at CANON iMAGE GATEWAY and Google’s Picasa. Access on demand calendars, stationery and other templates from the PIXMA Cloud. Print emails, photo and PDF attachments, and Google Docs from your Gmail account, from virtually anywhere, using Google Cloud Print.
Smartphone and Tablet ready
Canon’s Easy-PhotoPrint app lets you wirelessly print from and even scan to your smartphone and tablet. Support for Apple AirPrint means you can also print photos, emails, web pages and other documents from your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
With its compact, low profile styling, this All-in-One looks great and requires minimum space. The Snap Edge design makes replacing ink quick and easy, while two paper cassettes can hold plain and photo paper at the same time.
My Image Garden software realises the full potential of your PIXMA, with easy management of photo printing, scanning and access to online services. Face recognition and superb photo organising capabilities enable you to search all the photos stored on your PC and combine them in creative ways. You can personalise your discs and make them easier to organise by printing directly on Blu-ray disc, CD and DVD. With Print Your Days you can arrange and print your photos direct from Facebook.
Save with PIXMA
Cut paper usage and create professional looking documents with automatic double-sided printing. Save energy with Auto Power On/Off, which automatically turns the printer off after a selected time, and conveniently back on when you start printing. Save money with individual ink tanks as you only change the colour that has run out. Cost effective XL inks print up to 2.2 times more pages than a standard one, so need replacing less frequently – ideal if you print a lot.
||Print, Copy, Scan |
||Photolab-quality photos |
Double sided documents
Printing on disc surface
Smartphone and tablet printing
Printing via Internet
|What's in the box
||All-In-One printer, 5 Ink tanks, Power cord, CD-Printing Tray, Setup guide, Software and User’s manual CD |
||Up to 9600 ¹ x 2400 dpi |
||Inkjet FINE print head technology |
5-colour system with min. 1pl ink droplet size
5 Individual Ink Tanks with ChromaLife100+
|Mono Document Print Speed
||ESAT: Approx. 15.0 ipm ¹ |
|Colour Document Print Speed
||ESAT: Approx. 10.0 ipm ¹ |
|Photo Print Speed
||Borderless 10x15cm : Approx. 21 seconds ¹ |
||Yes (A4, Letter, 20x25cm, 13x18cm, 10x15cm) |
|Two Sided Printing
||Auto Duplex Print (A4, A5, B5, Letter) |
|Direct Disc Printing
||Yes (software included) |
|Other Print Features
||Fit-to-Page print, Scaled print, Multiple page per sheet print, Booklet print, Poster print, Collate ¹ |
|Standard Ink Cartridges
||5 individual ink tanks |
PGI-550PGBK (Pigment Black)
|Optional Ink Cartridges
||High yield XL ink tanks |
PGI-550PGBK XL (Pigment Black)
CLI-551BK XL (Black)
CLI-551C XL (Cyan)
CLI-551M XL (Magenta)
CLI-551Y XL (Yellow)
|Ink Tank Life - Document Printing
||A4 Colour Document¹ |
Pigment Black: 300 pages
Pigment Black XL: 500 pages
Black: 1795* pages
Black XL: 5530* pages
Cyan: 332 pages
Cyan XL: 695 pages
Magenta: 319 pages
Magenta XL: 680 pages
Yellow: 344 pages
Yellow XL: 695 pages
* Estimated supplemental yield
|Ink Tank Life - Photo Printing
||10x15cm photo¹ |
Pigment Black: 2425* photos
Pigment Black XL: 5615* photos
Black: 376* photos
Black XL: 1130* photos
Cyan: 121 photos
Cyan XL: 267 photos
Magenta: 132 photos
Magenta XL: 313 photos
Yellow: 130 photos
Yellow XL: 274 photos
* Estimated supplemental yield
||Plain Paper, Envelopes, Photo Paper Pro Platinum (PT-101), Photo Paper Plus Glossy II (PP-201), Photo Paper Pro Luster (LU-101), Photo Paper Plus Semi-gloss (SG-201), Glossy Photo Paper "Everyday Use" (GP-501), Matte Photo Paper (MP-101), High Resolution Paper (HR-101N), T-shirt Transfer (TR-301), Photo Stickers (PS-101) |
|Maximum Paper Input
||Lower cassette: Max. 125 sheets (plain paper) |
Upper cassette: Max. 20 sheets (photo paper)
Direct Disc Print Tray: 1 printable CD, DVD or Blu-Ray Disc
||Lower cassette: A4, A5, B5, Letter, Legal, Envelopes (DL size or Commercial 10), 20x25cm |
Upper cassette: 10x15cm, 13x18cm
||Lower cassette: Plain paper: 64 - 105 g/m², Photo paper up to approx. 300 g/m² (Canon special media) |
Upper cassette: Photo paper up to approx. 300 g/m² (Canon special media)
||Flatbed, CIS colour scanner |
|Scanner Resolution - Optical
||Up to 2400 x 4800 dpi ¹ |
|A4 Scan Speed
||Approx. 14 seconds ¹ |
|Colour Scanning Depth
||Flatbed scan 48bit input / 24bit output (RGB each 16bit/8bit) |
||Flatbed scan 16bit input / 8bit output |
||TWAIN / WIA |
|Effective Scanning Width
||A4/LTR (216x297mm) |
|Text Recognition - OCR
||Yes (My Image Garden software) |
|Scan Methods & Enhancements
||Scan to PC, Document Scan (PDF, Compact PDF, JPEG, TIFF, PNG), Photo Scan (JPEG, TIFF, PNG), Auto Scan Mode, PDF file creation with optional password security, Text recognition (OCR), Scan and Stitch, Scan to Cloud, Scan to e-mail, Scan to memory card |
|Copy Speed Colour Document
||sFCOT: Approx. 14 seconds ¹ |
sESAT: Approx. 7.7 ipm ¹
||1-99 copies |
||25 - 400% (in 1% increments) |
Fit to page
A5 to A4, B5 to A4, A4 to A5 and A4 to B5
|Copy functions & enhancements
||Document Copying, Photo Copying, Disc Label Copy, Borderless copy, 2-sided copy, 2-on-1 and 4-on-1 copy, Frame erase copy, Adjust quality (High, Standard, Fast) |
|Display Type & Size
||7.5cm screen with Intelligent Touch System & Quick Operation |
||23 selectable languages : English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese, Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Finnish, Russian, Czech, Hungarian, Polish, Slovenian, Turkish, Greek, Japanese, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Indonesian |
|Interface Type - PC / Mac
||Hi-Speed USB (B Port) |
Wi-Fi: IEEE802.11 b/g/n
Wi-Fi Security: WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK, WEP, Administration password
|Interface Type - Non PC
||Android devices, iPhone, iPod touch and iPad ¹ |
PIXMA Cloud Link
Google Cloud Print
Memory card reader
Email Print ²
|Compatible Memory Cards
||SD Card, SDHC Card, MultiMedia Card, MultiMedia Card Plus, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick Micro*, RS-MMC*, mini SD Card*, micro SD Card*, mini SDHC Card*, micro SDHC Card*, MMC mobile* |
*Using recommended adapter - not supplied
|Card Direct Print Functions
||Browse and print photos, select paper type and size, borderless photo print, print previously scanned PDF documents |
|Card Direct Print Enhancements
||Auto Photo Fix II, Red-eye correction, crop image, adjust quality |
||MP Driver including Scanning Utility |
My Image Garden
CREATIVE PARK PREMIUM access
Full HD Movie Print ¹
Easy-WebPrint EX (download) ²
|Supported Operating Systems
||Windows 8 (32 and 64bit) |
Windows 7 (32 and 64bit)
Windows Vista (32 and 64bit)
Windows XP (32bit)
Mac OS X 10.5.8 - 10.8
|Windows System Requirements
||Windows 7: 1GHz or faster CPU, 1GB RAM (32bit) / 2GB RAM (64bit) |
Windows Vista SP1 or SP2: 1GHz or faster CPU, 512MB RAM
Windows XP SP3: 300MHz or faster CPU, 128MB RAM
Browser: Internet Explorer 6 or higher
Display: 800 x 600 or better
|Mac System Requirements
||Mac OS X v10.7: Intel Core2Duo (or higher) CPU, 1GB RAM |
Mac OS X v10.6: Intel CPU, 1GB RAM
Mac OS X v10.5.8: Intel CPU, 512MB RAM
Browser: Safari 3 or higher
Display: XGA 1024 x 768 or better
||Approx. 8.0 kg |
|Dimensions (W x D x H)
||455 x 369 x 148mm |
|Acoustic Noise Levels
||Approx. 44.4 dB ¹ |
||10-90%RH (no dew condensation) |
||AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz |
||Standby: approx. 0.9 W (USB connection to PC, scanning lamp off) |
Off: approx. 0.3 W
Copying: approx. 16 W ¹ (USB connection to PC)
Thanks to Canon’s unique print head technology (FINE), every PIXMA is able to print amazing quality documents and photos with speed. Genuine Canon inks guarantee maximum quality, long lasting prints and reliability of your printer.
Pigment Black Ink Tank
This pigment black ink is used for printing documents on plain paper and ensures crisp, sharp text with great longevity. The 15ml ink tank allows you to print up to 300 pages of A4 documents.
Black Ink Tank
This Black ink is used for printing photos. Combined with Canon photo paper it protects your photos from fading with ChromaLife100+ system. The 7ml ink tank allows you to print up to 376 of 10x15cm colour photos.
Cyan Ink Tank
This Cyan ink is used for printing documents and photos. Combined with Canon photo paper it protects your photos from fading with ChromaLife100+ system. The 7ml ink tank allows you to print up to 332 pages of A4 documents.
Magenta Ink Tank
This Magenta ink is used for printing documents and photos. Combined with Canon photo paper it protects your photos from fading with ChromaLife100+ system. The 7ml ink tank allows you to print up to 319 pages of A4 documents.
Yellow Ink Tank
This Yellow ink is used for printing documents and photos. Combined with Canon photo paper it protects your photos from fading with ChromaLife100+ system. The 7ml ink tank allows you to print up to 344 pages of A4 documents.
With Canon genuine high yield XL inks you can print more for less without compromising on quality. The PIXMA XL Inks provide significantly more prints than their standard equivalents ensuring longer periods between ink replacements – ideal if you print a lot.
Pigment Black XL Ink Tank
This high yield pigment black ink provides up to 1.6x more prints than the standard equivalent. The pigment black ink is used for printing documents and ensures crisp, sharp text with great longevity. The 22ml ink tank allows you to print up to 500 pages of A4 documents.
Black XL Ink Tank
This high yield black ink provides up to 2x more prints than the standard equivalent. The ChromaLife100+ system black ink is used for printing photos. This 11ml black ink tank allows you to print up to 1130 of 10x15cm colour photos.
Cyan XL Ink Tank
This high yield cyan ink provides up to 2x more prints than the standard equivalent. The ChromaLife100+ system cyan ink is used for printing documents and photos. This 11ml ink tank allows you to print up to 695 pages of A4 documents.
Magenta XL Ink Tank
This high yield magenta ink provides up to 2x more prints than the standard equivalent. The ChromaLife100+ system magenta ink is used for printing documents and photos. This 11ml ink tank allows you to print up to 680 pages of A4 documents.
Yellow XL Ink Tank
This high yield yellow ink provides up to 2x more prints than the standard equivalent. The ChromaLife100+ system yellow ink is used for printing documents and photos. This 11ml ink tank allows you to print up to 695 pages of A4 documents.
Canon ink value packs offer you convenience and savings. Twin and Triple Packs, contain two or three of the same inks while Multipacks contain two or more different inks for the same printer. Perfect for users who frequently print and medium to high-volume printing environments.
Four Colour Multipack
Save time and money with this multipack, containing one each of the standard 7ml cyan, magenta, yellow and black ink tanks. The ChromaLife100+ system combined with Canon photo papers delivers stunning results and longevity.
Photo Paper Pro Platinum
Professional studio finish photo paper offering outstanding quality and fade resistance. With wide colour reproduction, this glossy heavyweight paper extends the creative potential of photographers.
Photo Paper Pro Luster
Achieve vivid colour and stunning monochrome photographic printing with Photo Paper Pro Luster, a professional photo paper with lustre texture for a traditional photolab look which you can create at home.
Photo Paper Plus Glossy II
Canon’s Photo Paper Plus Glossy II is the perfect photo paper for superior quality output with a glossy finish. It provides the perfect finish for digital photographs and all your reprints.
Photo Paper Plus Semi-gloss
Canon’s Photo Paper Plus Semi-gloss, is a satin finish paper with the texture of real photographic paper. This high quality paper produces brilliant photographs with reduced glossiness for a softer finish.
Glossy Photo Paper “Everyday Use”
Glossy photo paper for printing everyday photographs and reprints with photo-lab quality. "Everyday Use" photo paper provides economical way to produce your holiday photos with glossy finish at home.
Matte Photo Paper
Matte Photo Paper produces high quality photographs, graphics and text with a matte finish. Also suitable for more creative uses, such as greetings cards, displays and paper craft.
High Resolution Paper
Professional This coated paper is designed to produce brilliant colours and sharp, vivid images. Ideal for printing high quality documents, spread sheets and presentations containing photos and graphics.
T-Shirt Transfer material
Customise your t-shirts, jerseys, cushion covers and more with photos, graphics or your own designs using this creative paper. Easily print and iron on to a cotton or poly-cotton material.
Easily print, peel and stick the photo stickers to most smooth surfaces. Use for personalizing with creative images, or simply use for high quality labelling, the choice is yours.
For precise ink yield information see www.canon-europe.com/ink/yield
For features availability please see the specific product specifications
This short film introduces the PIXMA MG series to a wide audience. Through the help of a young guy demonstrator in his 'home office', the film 'walks through' the basic set of functions.
This short film comprises of 4 sections, each featuring a different demonstrator showing us just how easy it to use PIXMA features and software to enhance creative life at home.
This short film comprises of 5 sections, each featuring a different demonstrator showing us how easy it is to print from, and scan to popular smartphones or tablets, using wireless PIXMA printer.
Wireless connection setup
Find the requirements needed to setup this printer on a wireless connection, the available connection methods, and the step by step instructions as well as how to reset the printer back to the factory settings.