Canon PIXMA MP280
Inkjet Photo Printers
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.
Compact and convenient
Enjoy photolab-quality printing as well as high quality scanning and copying with the PIXMA MP280. This compact and stylish device is great for the home as well as being perfect for students seeking an easy-to-use, highly affordable All-In-One.
Excellent print quality
Thanks to minute 2pl ink droplets and a maximum print resolution of 4800x1200 dpi, the PIXMA MP280 delivers vivid, detailed photos and the crispest text in next to no time. Document print speeds are a useful 8.4 ipm in mono or 4.8 ipm in colour. A borderless 10x15cm photo-lab quality print is delivered in just 43 seconds*.
Full HD Movie Print
Capture memories by turning your Canon digital camera movie moments into beautiful prints with Canon’s Full HD Movie Print. Simply play your movie using the Full HD Movie Print software, and pause to capture a frame or frames to print. Advanced Canon technologies enhance the image producing photo quality you never thought possible from a movie.
Easy to use
There’s no waiting around to use this device – Quick Start technology means it’s ready-to-go just seconds after switching on. Operation is simple thanks to the customisable Canon Solution Menu EX. And even if you forget to open the paper tray, the printer automatically does so for easy retrieval of your prints and copies.
Scan in detail using the 1200dpi scanner. Auto Scan Mode automatically recognises what is being scanned – a photo or a document – before saving it using the most suitable settings. Auto Document Fix is a technology which separately enhances text, graphics and images in scanned documents, making scanned documents clearer, more vivid and more impactful.
A suite of software provides even more functionality. Easy-WebPrint EX lets you clip & combine information from multiple web pages, so you only print what you need. Auto Photo Fix II is an intuitive feature that enables you to optimise photos and make corrections such as red eye removal so you get a perfect photo print. Easy-PhotoPrint EX allows easy layouts for printing photos, calendars, and now has an integrated Flickr® search function to find appropriate publicly available images.
Long lasting, beautiful photos
The ChromaLife100+ system provides long lasting, beautiful photos. The combination of the PIXMA MP280, original Canon inks and genuine Canon photo papers preserves memories for a lifetime**.
||Print, Scan, Copy |
||Up to 4800¹ x 1200 dpi |
||InkJet 4-ink with minimum 2 pl ink droplets and FINE Cartridges |
|Photo Lab Quality Speed
||Borderless 10 x 15cm: Approx. 43 seconds |
|Mono Print Speed
||ESAT: Approx. 8.4 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 (optional PG-512)¹ |
Black: 2955 photos* (PG-510), 7275 photos* (optional PG-512)²
* Estimated supplemental yield
|Colour Ink Tank Life
||Colour: 244 pages (CL-511), 349 pages (optional CL-513)¹ |
Colour: 83 photos (CL-511), 122 photos (optional CL-513)²
||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) |
||Rear Tray: Max. 100 sheets |
||Rear Tray: A4, B5, A5, Letter, Legal, Envelopes (DL, COM10), 10 x 15cm, 13 x 18cm, 20 x 25cm |
||Rear Tray: Plain paper 64 to 105 g/m² and Canon special media up to approx. 300 g/m² |
|Direct Disc Printing
|Two Sided Printing
||Available by manual operation using plain paper |
||Yes (A4, Letter, 20 x 25cm, 13 x 18cm, 10 x 15cm) |
|Compatible Memory Cards
|Card Direct Print Functions
|Card Direct Print Enhancements
|Print Driver Features
||Collate, multiple page per sheet print, booklet print¹, poster print¹, scaled print¹, fit-to-page print, Photo Noise Reduction, photo effects |
||Flatbed CIS colour scanner |
|Scanner Resolution Optical
||Up to 1200 x 2400dpi |
|A4 Scan Speed (reflective)
||Approx. 15 seconds¹ |
|Colour Scanning Depth
||48 bit input / 24 bit output (RGB each 16 / 8 bit) |
||16 bit input / 8 bit output |
||TWAIN / WIA |
|Effective Scanning Width
||A4/LTR (216x297mm) |
||Yes (MP Navigator EX) |
|Scan Methods & Enhancements
||Push-scan, Auto Scan Mode, Auto Document Fix, PDF file creation/editing/password security*, Stitch Assist*, Correct document orientation, Prevent show through, Correct slanted documents, Photo corrections (Fading correction, Grain correction, Reduce dust and scratches, Backlight correction, Auto Tone), Gutter Shadow Correction, Text (OCR) |
* Function with MP Navigator EX
|Copy Speed Colour Document
||FCOT: Approx. 37 secs. |
||1-9 pages, 20 pages |
|Copy functions & enhancements
||Fit-to-page copy, borderless copy |
|Display Type & Size
||7 Segment LCD Display |
|Interface Type - PC / Mac
||Hi-Speed USB (B Port) |
|Interface Type - Non PC
|Supported Operating System
||Windows 8 (32 and 64bit) |
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: 1 GHz or faster cpu, 1 GB RAM (64 bit requires 2 GB RAM) |
Windows Vista (32/ 64 bit): 1 GHz or faster cpu, 512 MB RAM
Windows XP SP2,3: 300 MHz or faster cpu, 128 MB RAM
Browser: Internet Explorer 6 or higher
Display: 1024 x 768 or better¹²
Mac OS 10.6: Intel Processor, 1 GB RAM
Mac OS 10.5: Intel or PowerPC Processor (G4, G5, 867 MHz or faster)
Mac OS 10.4.11: Intel or PowerPC Processor (G5, G4, G3), 256 MB RAM
Browser: Safari 3 or higher
Display: 1024 x 768 or better²
||Canon Multifunctional drivers, Canon MP Navigator EX (including OCR and PDF file creation), Canon Easy-PhotoPrint EX with Full HD Movie Print function, Canon Easy-WebPrint EX, and Canon Solution Menu EX |
|Dimensions (W x D x H)
||approx. 450 x 335 x 153mm |
|Number of language (LCD)
||Operating environment: 5° - 35° C |
||Operating humidity: 10 - 90% RH (no dew condensation) |
|Acoustic Noise Levels
||Print: Approx. 45.5 dB(A) |
When printing ISO/JIS-SCID N2 pattern on 10x15cm Photo Paper Plus Glossy II using default settings
||Approx. 5.5 kg |
||AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz |
||Standby: Approx. 0.8 W (when scanning lamp is off), |
Off: Approx. 0.4 W,
Copying: Approx 10.0 W¹
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.
Black FINE Cartridge
This pigment black ink is used for printing documents on plain paper and ensures crisp, sharp text with great longevity. The 9ml cartridge allows you to print up to 220 pages of A4 documents.
Colour FINE Cartridge
This 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. The 9ml cartridge allows you to print up to 244 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.
Black XL FINE Cartridge
This 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. The 15ml black ink cartridge allows you to print up to 401 pages of A4 documents.
Colour XL FINE Cartridge
This 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. This 13ml colour ink cartridge allows you to print up to 349 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.
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.
PG-512 Twin Pack
Black XL FINE Cartridges
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 15ml ink tanks and each allows you to print up to 401 pages of A4 documents.
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