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Canon PIXMA MP250

Inkjet Photo Printers

Canon PIXMA MP250

Canon PIXMA MP250

Bring affordable productivity into your home: Print, Copy and Scan with ease.

The PIXMA MP250 is a compact, affordable and easy-to-use All-In-One. It combines photolab-quality with superb document and web printing as well as versatile copying and scanning.

  • Print, Copy and Scan
  • ISO speed 7.0/4.8ipm mono/colour ESAT
  • 4800dpi print resolution & 2pl ink droplets
  • 10x15cm photo in 56sec*
  • Easy-WebPrint EX
  • 600dpi scanner with Auto Scan Mode
  • Self-opening output tray
  • ChromaLife100+**

Print, Copy, Scan

Affordable and versatile, the PIXMA MP250 brings high quality printing, scanning and copying into your home. Ideal for document, web and photolab-quality printing, it’s suitable for first-time users, students and families.

Realistic document print speeds

Canon supports the industry-wide ISO standard for measuring print and copy speeds. This makes it easy to select the right PIXMA for you based on real document print speeds. The PIXMA MP250 offers ISO ESAT speeds of 7.0ipm for mono documents and 4.8ipm for colour.

Photolab-quality

Canon's patented FINE technology with 2pl size ink droplets delivers great print quality, with 4800x1200dpi resolution. Photos appear amazingly detailed and free from grain. While Canon’s FINE cartridges use dye-based inks for perfect photo printing, an additional pigment black ink ensures that text is crisp and sharp. The PIXMA MP250 combines quality with speed. A 10x15cm borderless photo can be printed in approximately 56 seconds with default settings.*

Intelligent features and software

Easy-WebPrint EX is intuitive software that makes it easy to clip, edit and print information from the web: organise multiple clippings on a single page to save paper. Auto Photo Fix II is advanced software that corrects a wide range of common image faults including underexposure. Using sophisticated Scene Analysis and Face Detection technology, problems such as red eye are swiftly eliminated. Exposure levels of separate parts of an image are optimised for best results.

Efficient scanning

Make highly detailed scans that are faithful to the original with a 600dpi resolution CIS scanner. Auto Scan Mode automatically senses what is being scanned – a photo or a document – and then scans and saves using the most appropriate settings.

Quick and easy to use

With Quick Start, the MP250 is up-and-running within seconds – Print, Copy and Scan whenever you want, almost instantly. A self-opening paper tray automatically opens to collect prints and copies.

Longer lasting, beautiful photos

The ChromaLife100+ system** provides longer lasting, beautiful photos. The combination of the PIXMA MP250, original Canon inks and certain genuine Canon photo papers preserves memories for a lifetime.

  • * See specifications
  • ** See www.canon-europe.com/chromalife100

Product Specification

TYPE

Available Functions Print, Scan, Copy

PRINTER FUNCTIONS

Print Resolution Up to 4800¹ x 1200 dpi
Print Engine InkJet 4-ink with minimum 2 pl ink droplets and FINE Cartridges
Photo Lab Quality Speed Borderless 10 x 15cm: Approx.56 seconds (Standard)
Mono Print Speed ESAT: Approx. 7.0 ipm
Colour Print Speed ESAT: Approx. 4.8 ipm
Ink Cartridge Configuration FINE Cartridge - PG-510, CL-511 (Optional - PG-512, CL-513)
Black Ink Tank Life Black: 220 pages (PG-510), 401 pages (PG-512)¹
Black: 2955 photos* (PG-510), 7275 photos* (PG-512)²
* Estimated supplemental yield
Colour Ink Tank Life Colour: 244 pages (CL-511), 349 pages (CL-513)¹
Colour: 83 photos (CL-511), 122 photos (CL-513)²
Media Type Plain Paper, Envelopes, Photo Paper Pro Platinum (PT-101), Photo Paper Pro II (PR-201), 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)
Media Input Rear Tray: Max. 100 sheets
Media Size Rear Tray: A4, B5, A5, Letter, Legal, Envelopes (DL, COM10), 10 x 15cm, 13 x 18cm, 20 x 25cm
Media Weight Rear Tray: Plain paper 64 to 105 g/m² and Canon special media up to 300 g/m²
Two Sided Printing Available by manual operation using plain paper
(Windows only)
Borderless Printing Yes (A4, Letter, 20 x 25cm, 13 x 18cm, 10 x 15cm)
Other Features Photo Optimizer PRO (Windows only), Image Optimizer (Windows only), Photo Noise Reduction, Vivid Photo, Simulate Illustration, Monochrome effects

SCANNER FUNCTIONS

Scanner Type Flatbed CIS colour scanner
Scanner Resolution Optical Up to 600 x 1200dpi
Scanner Resolution Digital Up to 19200 x 19200dpi
Colour Scanning Depth 48 / 24 bit (RGB each 16 / 8 bit)
Halftone/Greyscale 16 / 8 bit
Compatibility TWAIN / WIA (Windows XP / Windows Vista)
Effective Scanning Width A4/LTR
OCR Bundle Yes (MP Navigator EX)
Other Features Push-scan, Auto Scan Mode, Multi-Scan, PDF file creation/editing/password security*, Descreen, Unsharp mask, Stitch Assist*, Correct document orientation, Prevent show through, Correct slanted documents, Photograph corrections (Fading correction, Grain correction, Reduce dust and scratches, Backlight correction, Auto Tone), Gutter Shadow Correction, Text (OCR)
* Function with MP Navigator EX

COPIER FUNCTIONS

Colour/Photo Copy Yes
Copy Speed Colour Document FCOT: Approx. 39 secs.
Multiple Copy 1 to 9 copies, 20 copies
Other Features Fit-to-page copy (Borderless copy)

INTERFACE AND SOFTWARE

Interface Type - PC Hi-Speed USB (B Port)
Supported Operating System Windows Vista, Vista SP1 / Windows XP SP2, SP3 / Windows 2000 Professional SP4
Mac OS X v.10.3.9 - v.10.5
Operating System Requirements Windows Vista, Vista SP1 (1GHz processor, 512MB RAM) / Windows XP SP2, SP3 and Windows 2000 Professional SP4 (300MHz processor, 128MB RAM)
Internet Explorer 6- / CD-ROM drive / Hard disk space 750MB* / Display XGA 1024x768
* for bundled software installation
Mac OS X v.10.5 (Intel processor, PowerPC G5, PowerPC G4, 867MHz or faster / 512MB), Mac OS X v.10.4 (Intel processor, PowerPC G5, PowerPC G4, PowerPC G3 / 256MB), Mac OS X v.10.3.9 (Intel processor, PowerPC G5, PowerPC G4, PowerPC G3 / 128MB)
Mac OS Extended (Journaled), Mac OS Extended
Safari / CD-ROM drive / Hard disk space 800MB* / Display XGA 1024x768
* for bundled software installation
Software Included Canon MP Navigator EX, Canon Easy-PhotoPrint EX, Canon Easy-WebPrint EX*,
*Canon Easy-WebPrint EX available as download from www.canon-europe.com, Internet Explorer 7 or later is required

GENERAL FEATURES

Dimensions (W x D x H) 444 x 331 x 155mm
Temperature Range Operating environment: 5° - 35° C
Humidity Operating humidity: 10 - 90%RH (no dew condensation)
Acoustic Noise Levels Print: Approx. 45.0 dB(A)
When printing ISO/JIS-SCID N2 pattern on 10x15cm Photo Paper Plus Glossy II using default settings
Weight Approx. 5.8 kg
Power Source AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz
Power Consumption Standby: Approx. 1.2W (when scanning lamp is off),
Off: Approx. 0.5W,
Copying: Approx 11W¹
Print Resolution ¹ Ink droplets can be placed with a minimum pitch of 1/4800 inch
Black Ink Tank Life ¹ Declared yield value in accordance with ISO/IEC 24711. Values obtained by continuous printing.
² Printing Canon standard photos continuously on 10x15cm Photo Paper Plus Glossy II with default settings using Windows Vista printer driver in borderless printing mode and Windows Vista Home Premium Photo Gallery. Declared yield value 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. Values obtained by continuous printing.
² Printing Canon standard photos continuously on 10x15cm Photo Paper Plus Glossy II with default settings using Windows Vista printer driver in borderless printing mode and Windows Vista Home Premium Photo Gallery. Declared yield value determined based on Canon standard method referring to ISO/IEC 24711.
Power Consumption ¹ When copying ISO/JIS-SCID N2 (printed by inkjet printer) on A4 size plain paper using default settings.
  • All specifications subject to change without notice.
  • Borderless 10x15cm photo lab quality print speed based on default driver setting using ISO/JIS-SCID N2 on Canon Photo Paper Plus Glossy II media
  • Document print speed (ipm) on plain paper is measured based on the office category test of ISO/IEC 24734.
  • Print speed may vary depending on system configuration, interface, software, document complexity, print mode, page coverage, type of paper used
  • and does not take into account data processing time on host computer.
  • FCOT on plain paper is measured based on the test standard of ISO/IEC 24735 annex D. ESAT ADF copy speed on plain paper is measured based on the test standard of ISO/IEC 24735.
  • 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
  • All brand and product names are trademarks of their respective companies.
  • Microsoft, Windows and the Windows logo are trademarks, or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
  • 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.

PG-510

Black FINE Cartridge
This 9ml pigment black ink is used for printing documents on plain paper and ensures crisp, sharp text with great longevity.

CL-511

Colour FINE Cartridge
This 9ml colour cartridge contains Cyan, Magenta and Yellow inks and is used for printing colour documents and photos. Combined with Canon photo paper it protects your photos from fading with ChromaLife100+ system.

XL Inks

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.

PG-512

Black XL FINE Cartridge
This 15ml high yield black ink provides more prints than the standard equivalent. The pigment black ink is used for printing documents and ensures crisp, sharp text with great longevity.

CL-513

Colour XL FINE Cartridge
This 13ml high yield colour ink provides more prints than the standard equivalent. The tri-colour ink tank with ChromaLife100+ system is used for printing colour documents and 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.

PG-510/CL-511 Multipack

Black and Colour FINE Cartridge
This multipack contains one 9ml black and one 9ml colour cartridge and provides you with the full set of inks for your printer offering convenience and savings.

Photo Papers

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.

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