Canon PIXMA MG8250

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Canon PIXMA MG8250

Premium quality printing and film scanning at your fingertips

PIXMA MG8250 is a Premium Wireless All-In-One with Intelligent Touch System for simple, quick operation combined with stunning design, photolab-quality printing & scanner capable of 35mm film scanning.

  • Premium Wi-Fi All-In-One
  • Intelligent Touch System
  • 6 Single Inks, up to 9600dpi, min 1pl quality
  • ISO ESAT speed 12.5 mono/9.3 colour ipm
  • 10x15cm photo in approx. 20sec
  • 35mm film scanning
  • Auto Duplex
  • Full HD Movie Print
  • PIXMA Cloud Link
PIXMA MG8250
  • Only change the ink which runs out Only change the ink which runs out
  • Micro ink droplets for precise print Micro ink droplets for precise print
  • High resolution photo printing High resolution photo printing
  • Large touch screen display Large touch screen display
  • Easy to use touch panel Easy to use touch panel
  • Automatic double sided printing Automatic double sided printing
  • Print directly onto disc Print directly onto disc
  • Use and share wirelessly Use and share wirelessly
  • Internet ready printer Internet ready printer
  • Tablet and smartphone ready Tablet and smartphone ready
  • High resolution scanning High resolution scanning
  • Negative film scanning Negative film scanning

Get Connected

With Wi-Fi and AirPrint support you can print from smartphones, tablets and Apple devices.

Be Creative

Bring memories back to life using software that will inspire creative ways to print.

Superior Quality

Unique printing and ink technologies in PIXMA printers give outstanding, high quality prints.

Superior quality

Essential for the serious photographer, this premium 6 ink All-In-One delivers up to 9600dpi print resolution for outstanding photos & grain-free images. Canon’s class leading FINE print head technology, with minimum 1pl ink droplets provide a stunning photo-lab quality 10x15cm borderless print in approximately 20 seconds, plus fast ISO ESAT speeds of 12.5 ipm for mono and 9.3 ipm for colour*.

Simple navigation

Access features effortlessly using Intelligent Touch System, providing intuitive & easy to follow light guided touch panel operation integrated into the PIXMA surface with built-in colour 8.8cm TFT display.

Unique design

Inspired by Canon’s iconic EOS cameras, the PIXMA MG8250 has a stylish finish that looks good in any home or studio.

Enhanced connectivity

In-built Wi-Fi makes it easy to share in the home. Print from and scan directly to mobile devices using the Easy-PhotoPrint App. Apple AirPrint support* allows you to print directly from iPad & iPhone.

Cloud printing

Browse and print your favourite photos directly to the printer from online albums at CANON iMAGE GATEWAY** & Google’s Picasa. Access on demand calendars, stationery and other templates without a need of a PC***. Print from anywhere using Google Cloud Print****.

Scan 35mm film

Digitise your 35mm film negatives and slides using the high quality CCD scanner with up to 4800dpi resolution.

Versatile media handling

Experience versatility with Auto Duplex Print to use both sides of the paper, 2-way paper feed lets you load photo & plain paper at the same time. Print directly onto compatible CDs, DVDs and Blu-ray® discs with Direct Disc Print.

Advanced Software

Turn your movie moments into beautiful prints with Canon’s unique Full HD Movie Print. New features include Merge Frames and Layout Print to create more striking images. Make your photos even more exciting by applying Fun Filter Effects with Easy-PhotoPrint EX. Use Easy-WebPrint EX to combine clips from several web pages so you only print what you need from the web. Get creative with CREATIVE PARK PREMIUM an online service that lets you download photos, illustrations, paper crafts and much more, from internationally recognised photographers & artists***.

  • * See Specifications
  • ** Where available
  • *** Requires internet connection
  • **** Service available end of November 2011 or later

Product Specification

TYPE

Available Functions Print, Copy & Scan with Wi-Fi, Ethernet, Auto Duplex, Direct Disc Print & 35mm Film scanner. Direct print from camera or memory card. Colour 8.8cm TFT screen with Intelligent Touch System & PIXMA Cloud Link.

PRINTER FUNCTIONS

Print Resolution Up to 9600¹ x 2400 dpi
Print Engine Inkjet, 6 Single Inks, 6-colour system with minimum 1pl droplet size, FINE print head & ChromaLife100+ system
Photo Lab Quality Speed Borderless 10x15cm: Approx. 20 seconds (Standard)¹
Mono Print Speed ESAT: Approx. 12.5 ipm¹
Colour Print Speed ESAT: Approx. 9.3 ipm¹
Ink Cartridge Configuration 6 separate ink tanks:
PGI-525PGBK, CLI-526BK, CLI-526C, CLI-526M, CLI-526Y & CLI-526GY
Black Ink Tank Life Black: 311 pages (PGI-525PGBK), 2285 pages* (CLI-526BK)¹
Black: 3880 photos* (PGI-525PGBK), 635 photos* (CLI-526BK)²
*Estimated Supplemental Yield
Colour Ink Tank Life Cyan: 478 pages (CLI-526C), Magenta: 447 pages (CLI-526M), Yellow: 466 pages (CLI-526Y), Grey: 1480 pages* (CLI-526GY)¹
Cyan: 337 photos (CLI-526C), Magenta: 334 photos (CLI-526M), Yellow: 301 photos (CLI-526Y), Grey: 165 photos (CLI-526GY)²
*Estimated Supplemental Yield
Media Type Plain Paper, Envelopes, Photo Paper Pro Platinum (PT-101), Photo Paper Plus Glossy II (PP-201), 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), Fine Art Paper "Photo Rag" (FA-PR1), Other Fine Art Paper
Media Input Rear Tray: Max. 150 sheets
Cassette: Max. 150 sheets
Direct Disc Print Tray: 1 printable CD, DVD or Blu-Ray Disc
Media Size Rear Tray: A4, B5, A5, Letter, Legal, Envelopes (DL size or Commercial 10), 10x15cm, 13x18cm, 20x25cm
Cassette: A4, B5, A5, Letter
Media Weight Rear Tray: Plain paper: 64 to 105 g/m² and supported Canon special media up to approx. 300 g/m²
Cassette: Plain paper: 64 to 105 g/m²
Direct Disc Printing Available as standard
Two Sided Printing Automatically selectable using plain paper in A4, A5, B5 & Letter sizes
Borderless Printing Yes (A4, Letter, 20x25cm, 13x18cm, 10x15cm)
Compatible Memory Cards Compact Flash, Microdrive, Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, SD Card, SDHC Card, MultiMedia Card, MultiMedia Card Plus, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, xD-Picture Card*, xD-Picture Card Type M*, xD-Picture Card Type H*, 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 Select photo, Photo print job queuing, Direct Disc Print, Auto Duplex print, Borderless printing
Card Direct Print Enhancements Auto Photo Fix II, Red-eye correction, crop image, adjust quality
Print Driver Features Borderless printing, Auto Duplex print, Collate, Multiple page per sheet print, Booklet print, Poster print, Scaled print (20-400%), Fit-to-Page print, Photo Noise Reduction, Image Optimizer PRO, Photo effects, Greyscale print¹

SCANNER FUNCTIONS

Scanner Type Flatbed and Film Adapter Unit, CCD colour scanner
Film Scanning Film Adapter Unit (FAU) for 6x 35mm (neg/pos film), 4x 35mm mounted slide
Scanner Resolution Optical Up to 4800 x 4800 dpi for Flatbed¹
Up to 4800 x 9600 dpi for Film Scan
A4 Scan Speed (reflective) Approx. 7 seconds¹
Colour Scanning Depth Flatbed scan 48bit input / 24bit output (RGB each 16bit/8bit)
Film scan 48bit input / 48bit or 24bit output
Halftone/Greyscale Flatbed scan 48bit input / 8bit output
Film scan 48bit input / 16bit or 8bit output
Compatibility TWAIN / WIA
Effective Scanning Width A4/LTR (216x297mm)
OCR Bundle Yes (MP Navigator EX)
Scan Methods & Enhancements Scan directly to memory card or USB flash drive (JGP, PDF or compact PDF file format), Push-scan, Auto Scan Mode, PDF file creation with optional password security, Text (OCR), Auto Document Fix, Auto Photo Fix, Detect and correct document orientation, Correct slanted documents, Reduce show-through, Remove gutter shadow, Scanning images larger than the platen (Stitch Assist)

COPIER FUNCTIONS

Colour/Photo Copy Yes
Copy Speed Colour Document sFCOT: Approx. 14 seconds¹
sESAT: Approx. 7.7 ipm¹
Multiple Copy max.99 copies
Zoom 25 - 400% in 1% increments and preset ratios (Fit to page, A5 to A4, B5 to A4, A4 to A5 and A4 to B5)
Copy functions & enhancements 2-sided copy, 2-on-1 and 4-on-1 copy, Disc label copy, Photo Copy, Borderless copy, Frame erase copy, Adjust intensity, Adjust quality (High, Standard, Fast)

INTERFACE AND SOFTWARE

Display Type & Size 8.8 cm colour TFT display with Intelligent Touch System & Quick Operation
Interface Type - PC / Mac Hi-Speed USB (B Port)
Bluetooth v2.0 (with optional Bluetooth Unit BU-30) - HCRP
Ethernet: 10/100Mbps (auto switchable)
Wi-Fi: IEEE802.11 b/g/n
Wi-Fi Set-up: WCN, WPS (Push-Button Configuration, PIN code method)
Wi-Fi Security: WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK, WEP, Administration password
Interface Type - Non PC Canon Easy-PhotoPrint app for Android devices¹
Canon iEasy-PhotoPrint app for iPhone, iPad & iPod Touch²
Apple AirPrint ³
PIXMA Cloud Link with Google Cloud Print
Bluetooth v2.0 (with optional Bluetooth unit BU-30) - JPEG & PNG only
PictBridge - print directly from camera or memory stick
Card Reader - print directly from memory card
Supported Operating System Windows 8 (32 and 64bit)
Windows RT
Windows 7 (32 and 64bit)
Windows Vista (32 and 64bit)
Windows XP (32bit)
Mac OS X 10.4.11 - 10.8
Operating System Requirements Windows 7: 1GHz or faster CPU, 1GB RAM (32bit) / 2GB RAM (64bit)
Windows Vista (32 and 64 bit): 1GHz or faster CPU, 512MB RAM
Windows XP SP2, SP3: 300MHz or faster CPU, 128MB RAM
Browser: Internet Explorer 6 or higher
CD-ROM Drive
Display: 800 x 600 or better

Mac OS X v10.6: Intel Processor, 1GB RAM
Mac OS X v10.5: Intel or PowerPC Processor (G4, G5, 867MHz or faster)
Mac OS X v10.4.11: Intel or PowerPC Processor (G5, G4, G3), 256MB RAM
Browser: Safari 3 or higher
CD-ROM Drive
Display: XGA 1024 x 768 or better
Software Included Drivers for Canon multifunctional device, MP Navigator EX (including OCR and PDF file creation), Easy-PhotoPrint EX with HD Movie Print¹, Easy-PhotoPrint Pro², Easy-WebPrint EX³ downloader and Solution Menu EX with CREATIVE PARK PREMIUM access

GENERAL FEATURES

Dimensions (W x D x H) 470×396×199mm
Display languages 22 Languages selectable: Japanese, English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese, Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Finnish, Russian, Czech, Hungarian, Polish, Slovenian, Turkish, Simplified Chinese, Greek, Traditional Chinese, Korean
Temperature Range Operating environment: 5-35°C
Humidity Operating humidity: 10-90%RH (no dew condensation)
Acoustic Noise Levels Approx. 46.5 dB¹
Weight Approx. 10.7 kg
Power Source AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz
Power Consumption Standby: Approx. 3.2 W (Wi-Fi connection to PC, scanning lamp off)
Off: Approx. 0.4 W (USB connected to PC)
Copying: Approx. 25 W¹ (Wireless LAN connection to PC)
Print Resolution ¹ Ink droplets can be placed with a minimum pitch of 1/9600 inch
Photo Lab Quality Speed ¹ Photo print speed is based on default driver setting using ISO/JIS-SCID N2 standard on Canon Photo Paper Plus Glossy II and does not take into account data processing time on host computer.
Mono Print Speed ¹ Document print speed on plain paper is measured based on average of ESAT in Office Category Test of ISO/IEC 24734 standard.
Colour Print Speed ¹ Document print speed on plain paper is measured based on average of ESAT in Office Category Test of ISO/IEC 24734 standard.
Black Ink Tank Life ¹ Declared yield value in accordance with ISO/IEC 24711 standard. Values obtained by continuous printing.
² When printing Canon standard patterns continuously with the default settings on 10x15cm Photo Paper Plus Glossy II using Windows 7 printer driver in borderless printing mode and Windows 7 Home Premium's Windows Photo Viewer. Declared yield value is determined based on Canon standard method referring to ISO/IEC 24711.
Colour Ink Tank Life ¹ Declared yield value in accordance with ISO/IEC 24711 standard. Values obtained by continuous printing.
² When printing Canon standard patterns continuously with the default settings on 10x15cm Photo Paper Plus Glossy II using Windows 7 printer driver in borderless printing mode and Windows 7 Home Premium's Windows Photo Viewer. Declared yield value is determined based on Canon standard method referring to ISO/IEC 24711.
Print Driver Features ¹ Some features available in Windows driver only.
Interface Type - Non PC ¹ Canon EPP application is available as free download from Android Market (not available in certain countries or regions). Requires connection over Wi-Fi network. Compatible with Android OS 1.6 or higher.
² Canon iEPP application is available as free download from Apple App Store (not available in certain countries or regions). Requires connection over Wi-Fi network. Compatible with iOS 4.1 or higher.
³ AirPrint support is available on Apple mobile devices with iOS 4.2 or higher and requires connection over Wi-Fi network. Printer firmware update (available from http://software.canon-europe.com/) may be necessary to make use of the AirPrint function.
Software Included ¹ Full HD Movie Print is available from 'MOV' movie files created by Canon digital cameras. From PC, or Mac with Intel® processor. Requires installation of Canon ZoomBrowser EX or Canon ImageBrowser software bundled with Canon camera, from which the movie was captured (version 6.5 or later).
² Easy-PhotoPrint Pro is a printing software plug-in for the Canon Digital Photo Professional (Ver.2.1 or later), Adobe Photoshop (CS-CS5), Adobe Photoshop Elements (6, 7-Windows only, 8 and 9), Adobe Photoshop Lightroom (2 and 3)
³ Easy-WebPrint EX requires Internet Explorer 7 or later (Windows) or Safari 4 or later (Mac).
Acoustic Noise Levels ¹ When printing ISO/JIS-SCID N2 pattern on 10x15cm Photo Paper Plus Glossy II using default settings.
Power Consumption ¹ When copying ISO/JIS-SCID N2 (printed by inkjet printer) on A4 size plain paper using default settings.
Scanner Resolution Optical ¹ Optical resolution is a measure of maximum hardware sampling resolution based on ISO 14473 standard. When scanning in high resolution, the scan size is restricted (maximum optical resolution for A4 scan is 600dpi).
A4 Scan Speed (reflective) ¹ Colour document scan speed is measured with ISO/IEC 24735 Annex C Test Chart A. Scan speed indicates the time measured between pressing the scan button of the scanner driver and the on-screen status display turns off.
Copy Speed Colour Document ¹ Colour document copy speed is measured based on average of sFCOT and sESAT in Performance Test of ISO/IEC 29183 standard.
  • All specifications subject to change without notice.
  • Print speed may vary depending on system configuration, interface, software, document complexity, print mode, page coverage, type of paper used etc.
  • Ink yield may vary depending on texts/photos printed, applications software used, print mode and type of paper used. For yield information see www.canon-europe.com/ink/yield
  • Scan speed may vary depending on system configuration, interface, software, scan mode settings and document size etc.
  • Copy speed may vary depending on document complexity, copy mode, page coverage, type of paper used etc. and does not take into account warming up time.
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  • For more information on ChromaLife100+ please visit www.canon-europe.com/chromalife100

Accessories & Supplies

Standard Inks

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.

PGI-525PGBK

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 19ml ink tank allows you to print up to 311 pages of A4 documents.

CLI-526BK

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 9ml ink tank allows you to print up to 635 of 10x15cm colour photos.

CLI-526C

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 9ml ink tank allows you to print up to 478 pages of A4 documents.

CLI-526M

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 9ml ink tank allows you to print up to 447 pages of A4 documents.

CLI-526Y

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 9ml ink tank allows you to print up to 466 pages of A4 documents.

CLI-526GY

Grey Ink Tank
This Grey ink is used for printing photos. Combined with Canon photo paper it protects your photos from fading with ChromaLife100+ system. The 9ml ink tank allows you to print up to 165 of 10x15cm colour photos.

Value packs

Canon genuine value packs are designed to 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 frequent users and high-volume printing environments.

PGI-525PGBK Twin Pack

Pigment Black Ink Tank
The pigment black ink is used for printing documents on plain paper and ensures crisp, sharp text with great longevity. The Twin Pack contains two 19ml ink tanks and each allows you to print up to 311 pages of A4 documents.

CLI-526 C/M/Y

Three Colour Multipack
This multipack contains one each of cyan, magenta and yellow ink tanks. The set of three 9ml ink tanks offer you convenience and savings. The ChromaLife100+ system combined with Canon photo papers delivers stunning results and longevity.

Photo Papers

PT-101

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.

LU-101

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.

PP-201

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.

SG-201

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.

GP-501

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.

MP-101

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.

HR-101N

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.

TR-301

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.

PS-101

Photo Stickers
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

Tutorials

For features availability please see the specific product specifications

Getting Started

Getting Started

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.

Be Creative

Be Creative

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.

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