Canon PIXMA MP990

Inkjet Photo Printers

Canon PIXMA MP990

Canon PIXMA MP990

The Wi-Fi All-In-One for serious photographers.

Canon’s flagship Wi-Fi All-In-One offers the ultimate in photolab-quality printing to creative digital and film photographers. A separate grey ink produces superb monochrome prints.

  • Ultimate Wi-Fi All-In-One
  • ISO speed 11.9/9.1ipm mono/colour ESAT
  • 9600dpi 1pl; 10x15cm photo in 20sec*
  • 6 Single Inks with grey for mono prints
  • 9.5cm display & Easy-Scroll Wheel
  • 4800dpi & 35mm film scan
  • Auto duplex, DVD print
  • ChromaLife100
  • up>+**

Amazing photolab-quality

Canon's FINE technology, with 1pl ink droplets, delivers 9600x2400dpi print resolution for amazingly detailed colour photos and grain-free monochrome images. A stunning 10x15cm photo is produced in approximately 20 seconds.*

6 Single Inks

With 6 Single Inks, only replace the ink cartridge that has run out. A separate grey ink is provided for high quality, neutral monochrome prints as well as improved tonal gradations in colour printing.

Go wireless

As Canon’s flagship Wi-Fi home photo All-In-One, the PIXMA MP990 is great for sharing in the home or the studio. Easily connect to a wired or wireless network – a dedicated Wi-Fi indicator helps you see when a connection is active.

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 MP990 offers ISO ESAT speeds of 11.9ipm for mono documents and 9.1ipm for colour.

Easy-to-use

A range of user-friendly features makes it easy to get the most out of your All-In-One. With the Easy-Scroll Wheel, menu navigation is fast and intuitive; preview and edit your images on a large and bright 9.5cm TFT display. Additional features include scanning to and printing from USB memory stick and memory cards.

Versatile media handling

With two paper trays, load different types of media at the same time. Print directly to compatible DVDs or CDs to personalise discs for friends and family. Create double-sided documents with the auto duplex feature.

Intelligent features and software

Easy-WebPrint EX is an intuitive package that makes it easy to clip, combine, edit and print information from the web. Easy-PhotoPrint Pro is a software plug-in for Canon DPP, Adobe Photoshop and Elements that simplifies print settings and batch printing.

Scan 35mm film

Scan at a stunning 4800x9600dpi resolution using the high quality CCD scanner. White LED reflective scanning has zero warm-up time and offers more faithful scanning of 3D objects. A special film adaptor unit makes it simple to scan 35mm film and slides.

Longer lasting, beautiful photos

The ChromaLife100+ system** provides longer lasting, beautiful photos. The combination of the PIXMA MP990, 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 Network ready Ultimate All-In-One Photo Printer with WiFi/ Ethernet, 35mm film/slide and card direct printing with 9.5cm (3.8") colour TFT screen

PRINTER FUNCTIONS

Print Resolution Up to 9600¹ x 2400 dpi
Print Engine InkJet 6-ink with minimum 1 pl droplet size, FINE print head and ContrastPLUS
Photo Lab Quality Speed Borderless 10 x 15cm: Approx. 20 seconds (Standard)
Mono Print Speed ESAT: Approx. 11.9 ipm
Colour Print Speed ESAT: Approx. 9.1 ipm
Ink Cartridge Configuration Single Ink technology - 6 separate ink tanks (PGI-520BK, CLI-521C, CLI-521M, CLI-521Y, CLI-521BK, CLI-521GY)
Black Ink Tank Life Black: 322 pages (PGI-520BK), 1250 pages* (CLI-521BK)¹
Black: 3705 photos* (PGI-520BK),690 photos* (CLI-521BK)²
*Estimated Supplemental Yield
Colour Ink Tank Life Cyan: 448 pages (CLI-521C), Magenta: 445 pages (CLI-521M), Yellow: 477 pages (CLI-521Y), Grey: 1370 pages* (CLI-521GY)¹
Cyan: 339 photos (CLI-521C), Magenta: 335 photos (CLI-521M), Yellow: 298 photos (CLI-521Y), Grey: 169 photos (CLI-521GY)²
*Estimated supplemental yield
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), Fine Art Paper "Photo Rag" (FA-PR1), Other Fine Art Paper
Media Input Rear Tray: Max. 150 sheets
Front Tray: Max. 150 sheets
DVD/CD Tray: 1 printable DVD or CD
Media Size Rear Tray: A4, B5, A5, Letter, Legal, Envelopes (DL size or Commercial 10), 10 x 15cm, 13 x 18cm, 20 x 25cm
Cassette: A4, B5, A5, Letter
Media Weight Rear Tray: Plain paper: 64 to 105 g/m² and supported Canon special media up to 300 g/m²
Cassette: Plain paper: 64 to 105 g/m²
DVD/CD Printing Available as standard
Two Sided Printing Automatically selectable using plain paper in A4, B5, A5 & Letter sizes
Borderless Printing Yes (A4, Letter, 20 x 25cm, 13 x 18cm, 10 x 15cm)
Camera Interface and Connectivity Direct Print Port: Camera direct photo printing from PictBridge compliant digital cameras & camcorders
Card Direct Printing USB Flash Memory, CompactFlash, Microdrive, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Pro, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, MultiMedia Card (Ver4.1), and MultiMedia Card Plus (Ver4.1).
xD-PictureCard¹, xD-PictureCard Type M¹, xD-PictureCard Type H¹, Memory Stick Micro¹, RS-MMC¹, mini SD Card¹, micro SD¹, mini SDHC Card¹ and micro SDHC¹.
Features: Multi-select print (select multiple images and number of prints for each image), Photo index print, Print all photos, DPOF print, Layout print, Sticker print, Print shooting information, Photo index sheet, Calendar print, ID photo print, Search by date, Slide show, File number & date print, borderless printing
Other Features Card Direct Printing Image Enhancements: Auto Photo Fix II, Vivid photo, Photo Optimizer PRO, Noise reduction, Face Brightener, Brightness, Contrast, Colour hue (skin tones), Sepia/Simulated illustration, Red Eye Reduction, Image Optimizer, Trimming
Photo Optimizer PRO (Windows only), Image Optimizer (Windows only), Photo Noise Reduction, Vivid Photo, Simulate Illustration, Monochrome effects, Templates

SCANNER FUNCTIONS

Scanner Type Flatbed and FAU, 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 9600 dpi
Scanner Resolution Digital Up to 19200 x 19200dpi
Colour Scanning Depth 48 / 24 bit (RGB each 16 / 8 bit) (Film scan 48bit/48bit or 24bit)
Halftone/Greyscale 48bit / 8 bit (Film scan 48bit/16 or 8bit)
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, Scan to USB stick, Scan to memory card, 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. 21 secs.
Multiple Copy max.99 copies
Zoom 25 – 400% in 1% increments and preset ratios
Other Features Auto Intensity (AE copy), Manual Intensity Adjustment, Image Repeat copy, Fit-to-page copy, Borderless copy, Sticker copy, 2-on-1 copy, 4-on-1copy, Frame Erase copy, Shadow erase, Trimming/Masking copy, Photo reprint, Face brightener, Fade restoration, Manual colour adjustment (brightness/contrast/hue), Gutter shadow corrected copy, Auto Photo Fix II, Auto-duplex copy, direct photo print from 35mm film, DVD/CD label copy

INTERFACE AND SOFTWARE

Interface Type - PC Hi-Speed USB (B Port),
Bluetooth Ver2.0 maximum speed 1.44Mbps (Option, HCRP) (with optional Bluetooth Unit BU-30)
Ethernet: IEEE802.3u (100BASE-TX), IEEE802.3(10BASE-T), 10/100Mbps (auto switchable)
Wi-Fi: IEEE802.11g/IEEE802.11b (Compatible with IEEE802.11n¹), Frequency: 2.412GHz-2. 472GHz, Set-up: WCN, WPS (Push-Button Configuration, PIN code method), Security: WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK, WEP64/128bit, Administration password
Interface Type - Mobile Phone / PDA Bluetooth Ver2.0 maximum speed 1.44Mbps (Option, JPEG, OPP, BIP) (with optional Bluetooth unit BU-30)
Photo printing via PictBridge
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-PhotoPrint Pro, Canon Easy-WebPrint EX*, CD-LabelPrint
*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) 470×385×199mm
Number of language (LCD) 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 Printing (when feeding from rear tray): Approx. 47 dB(A)
When printing ISO/JIS-SCID N2 pattern bordered on A4 plain paper with the default settings.
Weight Approx. 10.7 kg
Power Source AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz
Power Consumption tandby: Approx. 1.7 W (when scanning lamp is off),
Off: Approx. 0.9 W,
Copying: Approx 23 W¹
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.
Card Direct Printing ¹ Using recommended adapter - not supplied
Power Consumption ¹ When copying ISO/JIS-SCID N2 (printed by inkjet printer) on A4 size plain paper using default settings.
Interface Type - PC ¹ Transmission rate will be limited to IEEE802.11g and operate in the 2.4GHz frequency band.
Print Resolution ¹ Ink droplets can be placed with a minimum pitch of 1/9600 inch
  • All specifications subject to change without notice.
  • Borderless 10x15cm photo lab quality print speed based on Standard driver setting using Canon Photo Paper Plus Glossy 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.

PGI-520BK

Pigment Black Ink Tank
This 19ml pigment black ink is used for printing documents on plain paper and ensures crisp, sharp text with great longevity.

CLI-521BK

Black Ink Tank
This 9ml Black ink is used for printing photos. Combined with Canon photo paper it protects your photos from fading with ChromaLife100+ system.

CLI-521C

Cyan Ink Tank
This 9ml Cyan ink is used for printing documents and photos. Combined with Canon photo paper it protects your photos from fading with ChromaLife100+ system.

CLI-521M

Magenta Ink Tank
This 9ml Magenta ink is used for printing documents and photos. Combined with Canon photo paper it protects your photos from fading with ChromaLife100+ system.

CLI-521Y

Yellow Ink Tank
This 9ml Yellow ink is used for printing documents and photos. Combined with Canon photo paper it protects your photos from fading with ChromaLife100+ system.

CLI-521 GY

CLI-521GY

Grey Ink Tank
This 9ml Grey ink is used for printing documents and photos. Combined with Canon photo paper it protects your photos from fading with ChromaLife100+ system.

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-520BK 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.

CLI-521 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

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.