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Canon PIXMA MX300

Inkjet Photo Printers

PIXMA MX300

Canon PIXMA MX300

Bring the office into your home

This standard Fax and Photo All-in-One is ideal for everyone who works from home. Stay fully productive with the fax and print/scan/copy functions and all at a low price.

  • Super G3 fax, 20 speed dials, 50-page* fax memory
  • Quick-Start
  • Print & copy documents, mono & colour, up to 22/17ppm
  • Scan at 600dpi
  • Photos up to 4800x1200dpi*; 10x15cm borderless in 46sec*
  • Two-line LCD display

Faxing

The Super G3 fax modem sends your mono and colour faxes fast in as little as 3 seconds per page*. Dialling is quick and simple, with 20 coded speed dials to store regular numbers. The 50-page* fax memory safely stores all incoming faxes if paper or ink runs out, for printing out later.

There’s no more illegible text or distorted images in sent faxes, thanks to Canon’s Ultra High Quality faxing technology with 256 greyscales and 24bit colour.

Office efficiency

Quick-Start gets your PIXMA going fast, with instant use of functions.

Document printing

Print documents at up to 22ppm in mono or 17ppm in colour.

Copying

Copy at up to 22cpm in mono or 17cpm in colour. Advanced copy technology ensures exceptional colour performance.

Text and image separation technology gives optimal results when text, graphics and photos are combined. Copy the exact area you want with frame erase copying.

Scanning

600dpi resolution scans documents and articles with ease. Scan straight to PC, email or PDF. MP Navigator EX software makes every stage of operation easier, from image search to PDF document editing.

Optical Character Recognition software converts printed text perfectly providing editable electronic documents without the hassle of re-typing.

Photo printing

Enjoy photo lab quality prints with fine detail and smooth colour gradations, thanks to 2pl ink droplets and a high 4800x1200dpi* print resolution.

Print a 10x15cm borderless photo in approx. 46 seconds in Standard Mode*. Print photos directly from your PictBridge-ready digital camera or camcorder.

Auto Image Fix automatically enhances your photos. Apply Red Eye Removal, face brightening and more with the image editing software.

ChromaLife100** delivers beautiful, long-lasting prints with longevity up to 100 years.

Interface

The two-line LCD display makes standalone operation easy, without using a PC.

FINE Cartridges

Advanced FINE cartridges provide precision printing and are simple to replace with one click installation. The black cartridge ensures sharp, crisp text for document printing while the colour cartridge makes graphics bold and bright.

Operating systems

Windows and Mac OS X compatible.

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

Product Specification

TYPE

Available Functions Print, Scan, Copy, Fax, and Camera direct printing

PRINTER FUNCTIONS

Print Resolution Up to 4800¹ x 1200 dpi
Print Engine InkJet 4-ink with minimum 2 pl Micro-Nozzles and FINE Cartridges
Photo Lab Quality Speed Borderless 10 x 15cm: Approx. 46 seconds (Standard)
Mono Print Speed Up to 22ppm (Max.), 13.9ppm (Standard)
Colour Print Speed Text & Graphics: Up to 17ppm (Max.), 9.1ppm (Standard)
Ink Cartridge Configuration FINE Cartridge - PG-40, CL-41 (Optional - PG-37, CL-38 and PG-50, CL-51)
For yield information see www.canon-europe.com/ink/yield
Black Ink Tank Life 219 pages (PG-37), 329 pages (PG-40), 510 pages (PG-50)¹
1785 photos* (PG-37), 2760 photos* (PG-40), 5310 photos* (PG-50)²
Colour Ink Tank Life 207 pages (CL-38), 312 pages (CL-41), 545 pages (CL-51)¹
85 photos (CL-38), 126 photos (CL-41), 204 photos (CL-51)²
Media Type Plain Paper, Envelopes, Photo Paper Pro (PR-101), Photo Paper Plus Glossy (PP-101/PP-201), Photo Paper Plus Double Sided (PP-101D), Photo Paper Plus Semi-gloss (SG-101/SG-201), Glossy Photo Paper (GP-401), 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), Super White Paper (SW-201)
Media Input Rear Tray: Max. 100 sheets
Media Size Rear Tray: A4, B5, A5, Letter, Legal, Envelopes (DL size or Commercial 10), 10 x 15cm, 10 x 18cm, 13 x 18cm, 20 x 25cm, Credit Card (54 x 86mm)
Media Weight Rear Tray: 64 to 105 g/m² and supported Canon special media up to 273 g/m²
Two Sided Printing Available by manual operation using Photo Paper Plus Double Sided, Super White Paper or plain paper in A4, B5, A5, Letter & 13 x 18cm sizes (Windows only)
Borderless Printing Yes (A4, 20 x 25cm, 13 x 18cm, 10 x 18cm, 10 x 15cm & Credit Card sizes)
Camera Interface and Connectivity Direct Print Port: Camera direct photo printing from PictBridge compliant digital cameras & camcorders
Other Features Driver: Photo Optimizer PRO (Windows only), Image Optimizer (Windows only), Photo Noise Reduction, Vivid Photo

FAX FUNCTIONS

Standalone fax Yes
PC Fax Win: Via Fax modem (in MFP)*,
Mac: n/a
*1 location, B/W transmission only
Colour Fax (ITU-T.30E compliant) Yes
Transmission Speed Mono/colour Mono: Approx. 3 sec./page (33.6kbps) (when receiving Canon Fax Standard Chart No.1, in Standard mode)
Colour: Approx. 1 min/page (33.6kbps) (when receiving Canon Colour Fax Standard Test Sheet)
Modem Speed 33.6k/31.2k/28.8k/26.4k/24k/21.6k/19.2k/16.8k/14.4k/12k/9.6k/7.2k/4.8k/2.4kbps (Automatic fall back)
Compression Method Mono/colour Mono: MH, MR, MMR
Colour: JPEG
Fax Resolution Mono: 8line/mm x 3.85line/mm (standard), 8line/mm x 7.7line/mm (fine),
Colour: 200 x 200 dpi
Image Processing System UHQ
Greyscale/Colour gradation Mono: 256 levels
Colour: 24 bit (full colour) (RGB each 8 bit)
Memory Transmission Yes
Fax Memory Up to 50 pages (when receiving Canon Fax Standard Chart No.1, in Standard mode)
Dual Access Yes
Coded Dials 20 coded locations
Redial Yes
FAX/TEL Auto Switch Yes (manual)
Answering Machine Hook-up Yes
Remote Reception Yes
Error correction mode (ECM) Yes, ITU-T T.30 compatible
Telephone handset No
Reports Activity report, Coded speed dial telephone number list, User's data list, Memory list, TX (Transmission report), RX (Reception report)

SCANNER FUNCTIONS

Scanner Type Flatbed CIS colour scanner
Scanner Resolution Optical Up to 600 x 1200 dpi
Scanner Resolution Digital Up to 19200 x 19200 dpi
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 (ScanSoft OmniPage SE OCR)
Other Features Push-scan, Multi-Scan, PDF file creation & editing*, Descreen, Unsharp mask, Stitch Assist*, Photograph corrections (Fading correction, Grain correction, Reduce dust and scratches, Backlight correction, Auto Tone), Gutter Shadow Correction, Text (OCR)
* Function with MP Navigator

COPIER FUNCTIONS

Colour/Photo Copy Yes
Copy Speed Colour Document Approx. 40 sec.¹
Copy Speed 10x15cm Borderless Photo Approx. 52 sec.¹
Copy Speed Mono Up to 22cpm
Copy Speed Colour Up to 17cpm
Multiple Copy 1 to 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.

INTERFACE AND SOFTWARE

Interface Type - PC USB 2.0 Hi-Speed¹
Interface Type - Mobile Phone / PDA Photo printing via PictBridge
Supported Operating System Windows Vista ™ / Windows XP SP1, SP2 / Windows 2000 Professional SP2, SP3, SP4
Mac OS X v.10.2.8 - v.10.4
Operating System Requirements Windows Vista™, XP, 2000 Professional / Internet Explorer 6.0 / Pentium ® II 300 MHz including compatible processors / 128 MB RAM / 800 MB Hard disk space / CD-ROM drive / Display 1024x768
Mac OS X v.10.4 / Safari / Intel ® processor, PowerPC G3 / 256 MB RAM / 700 MB Hard disk space* / CD-ROM drive / Display 1024x768
Mac OS X v.10.2.8 - v.10.3 / Safari / Intel ® processor, PowerPC G3 / 128 MB RAM / 700 MB Hard disk space* / CD-ROM drive / Display 1024x768
*If EPP EX for Mac is not included, HD space is 450 MB
Software Included MP Navigator EX, Easy-PhotoPrint EX*, ScanSoft OmniPage SE (OCR software), NewSoft Presto! PageManager (Windows only)
* EPP EX for Mac: available for down load from the Canon web site

GENERAL FEATURES

Dimensions (W x D x H) 465 x 440 x 174mm
Number of language (LCD) 18 Languages selectable: Japanese, English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese, Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Finnish, Russian, Czech, Hungarian, Polish, Slovenian, Turkish
Temperature Range Operating environment: 5° - 35° C
Humidity Operating humidity: 10 - 90%RH (no dew condensation)
Acoustic Noise Levels Print: Approx. 39.5 dB(A) when printing in the highest print quality mode on Photo Paper Pro
Copy: Approx. 40.5 dB(A) when copying in the highest print quality mode on Photo Paper Pro
Weight Approx. 7.0 kg
Power Source AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz
Power Consumption Standby: Approx. 1.7 W (when scanning lamp is off),
Off: Approx. 1.0 W,
Copying: Approx 13 W¹
Print Resolution ¹ Ink droplets can be placed with a minimum pitch of 1/4800 inch
Black Ink Tank Life ¹ Printing ISO/IEC 24712:2006 Colour document. Declared yield value in accordance with ISO/IEC 24711:2006. Values obtained by continuous printing.
² Printing Canon standard photos on 10x15cm (4x6in) on Photo Paper Plus Glossy continuously with the default settings of Photo Paper Plus Glossy 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 24711:2006.
Colour Ink Tank Life ¹ Printing ISO/IEC 24712:2006 Colour document. Declared yield value in accordance with ISO/IEC 24711:2006. Values obtained by continuous printing.
² Printing Canon standard photos on 10x15cm (4x6in) on Photo Paper Plus Glossy continuously with the default settings of Photo Paper Plus Glossy 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 24711:2006.
Copy Speed Colour Document ¹ Document copy speed is based on copying the manuscript "ISO/IEC 24712:2006 - Newsletter" (digital data printed by offset) using default settings on plain paper.
Copy Speed 10x15cm Borderless Photo ¹ 10x15cm borderless photo copy speed is based on copying the photo "ISO/JIS-SCID N2" (digital data printed by inkjet printer) using default settings on 10x15cm Photo Paper Plus Glossy.
Interface Type - PC ¹ Operation can only be guaranteed on a PC with built-in USB or USB 2.0 Hi-Speed Port and pre-installed Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows Me or Windows 98.
Power Consumption ¹ When copying ISO/JIS-SCID N2 pattern on A4 size plain paper in Standard mode.
  • 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.
  • Print speed (ppm) based on Canon standard pattern. 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.
  • Copy speed (cpm) is based on Canon standard pattern in "fast mode" setting using plain paper.
  • 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.
  • * Estimated supplemental yield. Ink yield may vary depending on texts/photos printed, applications software used, print mode and type of paper used.
  • 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
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