Canon PIXMA MX525

Inkjet Photo Printers

PIXMA MX525

Canon PIXMA MX525

High performance Office All-In-One with ADF, Wi-Fi and 2-sided printing

High-performance Office All-In-One with 30-page ADF, plus XL ink options, 2-sided printing, 6.2cm colour screen and Wi-Fi/Ethernet. Smartphone and tablet ready.

  • High-performance Office All-In-One with Wi-Fi/Ethernet connectivity and Auto 2-sided printing
  • Print more for less with XL FINE cartridges
  • Easy operation with 6.2cm (2.5”) colour TFT display and Dual Function Panel
  • Internet printing using PIXMA Cloud Link with Google Cloud Print
  • Print from, and scan to, smartphones/tablets. Apple AirPrint supported
  • Multipage copy and scan with 30-page ADF
  • Superior prints with up to 4800dpi and FINE technology
  • A4 print speed ISO ESAT 9.7 ipm mono/5.5 ipm colour; A4 colour copy in approx. 21 secs
  • Create PDF files; extract text from PDFs or JPEGs using My Image Garden
  • Scan to your Evernote or Dropbox cloud service
PIXMA MX525
  • Convenient and easy to replace Convenient and easy to replace
  • Automatic multipage copying Automatic multipage copying
  • Use and share wirelessly Use and share wirelessly
  • Tablet and smartphone ready Tablet and smartphone ready
  • Automatic double sided printing Automatic double sided printing
  • User-friendly colour display User-friendly colour display
  • Easy to use navigation panel Easy to use navigation panel
  • High resolution scanning High resolution scanning
  • FAX FAX
  • One-stop creative software One-stop creative software
  • Compact design and easy operation Compact design and easy operation
  • Optional high yield inks Optional high yield inks

PIXMA MX525 Video

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.

Efficiency

PIXMA printers are packed with features and software that help you minimise paper and energy consumption.

Perfect for office or home

This high performance All-In-One with print, copy, scan and fax capabilities is ideal for any small office or home environment. With both Wi-Fi and Ethernet connectivity, the device can be shared between multiple PCs while its 6.2cm TFT display with Dual Function Panel allows for printing without a PC.

PIXMA Cloud Link

Print Google Docs, Gmails, photo and PDF attachments from virtually anywhere using Google Cloud Print. Produce calendars, download stationery and other templates direct from the PIXMA Cloud. Get more from your printer with the freedom to print directly from the Internet. Print photos in seconds from CANON iMAGE GATEWAY or Google’s Picasa online albums without using a PC.

Smartphone and tablet ready

Canon’s Easy-PhotoPrint app provides the flexibility to print from or even scan to your mobile devices, wherever you are at home. With Apple AirPrint support, you can also print photos, emails, web pages and other documents direct from your Apple iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

Save money on ink

Print more for less with XL FINE cartridges, which deliver up to 50% savings per page compared to their standard equivalents. XL cartridges deliver significantly more pages and last longer between ink replacements - ideal if you print frequently.

Fast, multipage copy, scan and fax

For maximum productivity, a fully-integrated 30-page Automatic Document Feeder makes scanning, copying or faxing of large documents easy and fast.

User-friendly operation

A large 6.2cm colour TFT display makes it easy to view selected functions and preview images. The Dual Function Panel features LED-lit dual-purpose keys. These change appearance according to the mode selected, simplifying feature navigation.

2-sided printing

2-sided printing reduces the amount of paper you use by up to 50% and creates professional looking double-sided documents.

Fast, quality printing and copying

The FINE cartridge system with min. 2pl ink droplets and up to 4800dpi print resolution delivers great levels of detail. With a rapid ISO ESAT A4 document print speed of 9.7ipm mono/5.5ipm colour, it produces an A4 colour copy in approx. 21 seconds. Perfect for speedy, quality printing of documents and images at home or office.

Scan to the cloud or USB

You can easily scan documents directly to your Evernote or Dropbox cloud service, giving you access to them from almost any mobile device. A front USB port lets you scan to or print from a USB memory stick, without a PC.

What's in the box

PIXMA MX52X
  • All-In-One printer
  • Ink Tanks
  • Power cord
  • Setup CD-ROM
  • Telephone Line Cable
  • Manuals and other documents

Product Specification

GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS

Available Functions Print, Copy, Scan & Fax with Wi-Fi & Ethernet connectivity, mobile printing, AirPrint support, printing via internet, direct printing with 6.2cm TFT display, 2-sided printing, scan to cloud & 30-page ADF.
What's in the box All-In-One printer, 2 FINE cartridges, Power cord, Telephone cable, Setup guide, Software and User’s manual CD

PRINTER

Print Resolution Up to 4800 ¹ x 1200 dpi
Print Engine Inkjet, 2 FINE Cartridges, 4-colour system with minimum 2pl droplet size, ChromaLife100 system
Mono Document Print Speed ESAT: Approx. 9.7 ipm¹
Colour Document Print Speed ESAT: Approx. 5.5 ipm¹
Photo Print Speed Borderless 10x15cm: Approx. 46 seconds (Standard) ¹
Two Sided Printing Automatic 2-sided printing
Borderless Printing Yes (A4, Letter, 20x25cm, 13x18cm, 10x15cm)
Direct Disc Printing n/a
Other Print Features Normal size print, Borderless printing, Fit-to-Page print, Scaled print, Multiple page per sheet print, Booklet print, Poster print, Collate ¹
Standard Ink Cartridges 2 FINE cartridges:
Black: PG-540
Colour: CL-541
Optional Ink Cartridges High yield XL Cartridges:
Black: PG-540XL
Colour: CL-541XL
Ink Tank Life - Document Printing A4 Colour Document ¹
Black: 180 pages
XL Black: 600 pages
Colour: 180 pages
XL Colour: 400 pages
Ink Tank Life - Photo Printing 10x15cm photo ¹
Black: 2,465 photos*
XL Black 7,560 photos*
Colour: 69 photos
XL Colour: 150 photos
* Estimated supplemental yield

PAPER SUPPORT

Paper Type Plain Paper, Envelopes, Photo Paper Pro Platinum (PT-101), Photo Paper Plus Glossy II (PP-201), Photo Paper Pro Luster (LU-101), 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)
Maximum Paper Input Front Tray: Max. 100 sheets
Paper Size A4, B5, A5, Letter, Legal, Envelopes (DL size or Commercial #10), 10x15cm, 13x18cm, 20x25cm
Paper Weight Plain paper: 64 - 105 g/m²
Photo paper up to approx. 300 g/m² (Canon special media, PT-101)
Standalone Fax Yes
PC Fax Win: Via Fax modem (in MFP)*
Mac: n/a
*1 location, B/W transmission only
Colour Fax Yes
Transmission Speed Mono/colour Mono: Approx. 3 sec./page (33.6kbps)
(based on default setting using ITU-T No.1 chart) ¹
Colour: Approx. 1 min/page (33.6kbps)
(based on default setting using Canon Colour Fax Test Sheet) ¹
Modem Speed Maximum 33.6kbps (Automatic fall back)
Compression Method Mono/colour Mono: MH, MR, MMR
Colour: JPEG
Memory transmission Yes
Fax Resolution Mono: 8pels/mm x 3.85 lines/mm (Standard), 8pels/mm x 7.7 lines/mm (Fine), 300dpi x 300dpi (Extra Fine)
Colour: 200 x 200 dpi (Photo)
Greyscale / Colour Gradation Mono: 256 levels
Colour: 24 bit (full colour) (RGB each 8 bit)
Fax Memory Up to 50 pages (Page count is based on ITU-T No.1 chart or Canon FAX Standard Chart No.1)
Coded Dials Max. 20 locations
Group Dial Max. 19 locations
Redial Yes
FAX/TEL Auto Switch Yes
Answering Machine Hook-up Yes
Error correction mode (ECM) Yes, ITU-T T.30 compatible
Telephone handset No
Reports Activity report, User's data list, Telephone number list, Memory list, Rejected number list, Caller history list

SCANNER

Scanner Type Flatbed, ADF and CIS colour scanner
Film Scanning n/a
Scanner Resolution Optical Up to 1200 x 2400 dpi ¹
A4 Scan Speed (reflective) Approx. 15 seconds ¹
Colour Scanning Depth Flatbed scan 48bit input / 24bit output (RGB each 16bit/8bit)
Halftone/Greyscale Flatbed scan 16bit input / 8bit output
Compatibility TWAIN / WIA
Effective Scanning Width Flatbed: A4/LTR (216x297mm) ADF: A4,LTR, LGL
OCR Bundle Yes (My Image Garden)
Colour/Photo Copy Yes
Copy Speed Colour Document sFCOT: Approx. 21 seconds ¹
sESAT: Approx. 4.7 ipm ¹
Multiple Copy 1 to 99 pages
Zoom 25-400% , preset ratios
Copy functions & enhancements Document Copying, Photo Copying, Fit-to-Page Copying, Borderless Copying

INTERFACE

Display Type & Size 6.2cm colour TFT display with Dual Function Panel
Display languages 30 Languages Selectable: Japanese/English/German/French/Italian/Spanish/Dutch/Portuguese/Norwegian/Swedish/Danish/ Finnish/Russian/Czech/Hungarian/Polish/Slovene/Turkish/Greek/Simplified Chinese/Traditional Chinese/Korean/Indonesian/Slovak/ Estonian/Latvian/Lithuanian/Ukrainian/Romanian/Bulgarian
Interface Type - PC / Mac Hi-Speed USB (‘B’ Type Port)
Wi-Fi: IEEE802.11 b/g/n
Wi-Fi Security: WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK, WEP
Ethernet: IEEE802.3u (100BASE-TX), IEEE802.3(10BASE-T), 10/100Mbps (auto switchable)
Bluetooth v2.0(Option): Maximum Speed 1.44Mbps (JPEG, PNG only, OPP, BIP)
Interface Type - Non PC USB flash memory (‘A’ Type Port)
EPP-Android & Windows RT devices, iEPP-iPhone, iPod touch and iPad ¹
Apple AirPrint
PIXMA Cloud Link
Google Cloud Print
PictBridge (LAN & Wireless LAN)

SOFTWARE

Supported Operating System Windows 8 (32 and 64-bit)
Windows RT
Windows 7 (32 and 64-bit)
Windows Vista (32 and 64-bit)
Windows XP (32-bit)
Mac OS X v10.6.8 or later
Software Included My Image Garden with HD Movie Print ¹, Scanning Utility, Easy-WebPrint EX ² (download) and Quick Menu with CREATIVE PARK PREMIUM access

PHYSICAL FEATURES

Automatic Document Feeder (ADF) Up to 30-sheets
Dimensions (W x D x H) Approx. 458 x 385 x 200 mm
Weight Approx. 8.7 kg
Temperature Range Operating environment: 5-35°C
Humidity Operating humidity: 10-90%RH (no dew condensation)
Acoustic Noise Levels Approx. 42.5 dB(A) ¹
Power Source AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz
Power Consumption Standby: Approx. 1.0 W (USB connection to PC, scanning lamp off)
Off: Approx. 0.3 W (USB connection to PC)
Copying: Approx. 19 W ¹
Print Resolution ¹ Ink droplets can be placed with a minimum pitch of 1/4800 inch
Mono Document 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 Document 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.
Photo Print 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.
Other Print Features ¹ Some features available in Windows driver only.
Ink Tank Life - Document Printing ¹ Declared yield value in accordance with ISO/IEC 24711 standard. Values obtained by continuous printing.
Ink Tank Life - Photo Printing ¹ Declared yield value in accordance with ISO/IEC 29102 standard. Values obtained by continuous printing.
Transmission Speed Mono/colour ¹ Actual transmission speed may vary depending on document complexity, fax settings at receiving end, and line conditions.
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.
Interface Type - Non PC ¹ Requires connection over Wi-Fi network and installation of free Canon application: EPP for Android, Windows RT and iEPP for iOS. Not available in certain countries or regions.
Software Included ¹ Full HD Movie Print is available for MOV and MP4 movie files created by select Canon digital cameras and camcorders. Requires installation of software bundled with Canon video or digital camera, from which the movie was captured. MOV files require: ZoomBrowser EX / ImageBrowser (version 6.5 or later), MP4 files require: ImageBrowser EX (version 1.0 or later).
² Easy-WebPrint EX requires Internet Explorer 7 or later
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.
  • Standard disclaimers
  • 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.
  • All brand and product names are trademarks of their respective companies.
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  • For more information on ChromaLife100 please visit www.canon-europe.com

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-540

Black FINE Cartridge
This pigment black ink is used for printing documents on plain paper and ensures crisp, sharp text with great longevity. The 8ml cartridge allows you to print up to 180 pages of A4 documents.

CL-541

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 8ml cartridge allows you to print up to 180 pages of A4 documents.

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-540XL

Black XL FINE Cartridge
This high yield black ink provides up to 3.3x more prints than the standard equivalent. The pigment black ink is used for printing documents and ensures crisp, sharp text with great longevity. The 21ml black ink cartridge allows you to print up to 600 pages of A4 documents.

CL-541XL

Colour XL FINE Cartridge
This high yield colour ink provides up to 2.2x more prints than the standard equivalent. The tri-colour ink tank with ChromaLife100 system is used for printing colour documents and photos. This 15ml colour ink cartridge allows you to print up to 400 pages of A4 documents.

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-540 / CL-541 Multipack

Black FINE and Colour Cartridge
This multipack contains one 8ml black and one 8ml colour cartridge and provides you with the full set of inks for your printer offering convenience and savings.

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

PIXMA MX Range

The new Canon PIXMA MX printers adapt to suit your business needs by delivering outstanding printing results. This tutorial will provide you with an overview of all the benefits and different features these all-in-one devices have to offer.

Smart Efficiency

Canon’s PIXMA MX printers offer both practical business solutions and exceptional print quality. This tutorial demonstrates how these printers can streamline office productivity by saving time and money.

Smart Connectivity

The new Canon PIXMA MX printers adapt to suit your business needs while delivering outstanding printing results. This tutorial demonstrates how the printers connect and communicate with the latest mobile devices.

Smart Versatility

The new Canon PIXMA MX printers adapt to suit your business needs while delivering outstanding printing results. As this tutorial demonstrates, the all-in-one PIXMA MX printers are highly versatile yet straightforward and easy to use.

Support Videos

These specific to your product support videos provide detailed, step by step instructions on how to setup your PIXMA printer as well as provide troubleshooting for the frequently asked questions.