Canon PIXMA MX525
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.
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.
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 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
- All-In-One printer
- Ink Tanks
- Power cord
- Setup CD-ROM
- Telephone Line Cable
- Manuals and other documents
||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 |
||Up to 4800 ¹ x 1200 dpi |
||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 |
||Yes (A4, Letter, 20x25cm, 13x18cm, 10x15cm) |
|Direct Disc Printing
|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: |
|Optional Ink Cartridges
||High yield XL Cartridges: |
|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
||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 |
||A4, B5, A5, Letter, Legal, Envelopes (DL size or Commercial #10), 10x15cm, 13x18cm, 20x25cm |
||Plain paper: 64 - 105 g/m² |
Photo paper up to approx. 300 g/m² (Canon special media, PT-101)
||Win: Via Fax modem (in MFP)* |
*1 location, B/W transmission only
|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
||Maximum 33.6kbps (Automatic fall back) |
|Compression Method Mono/colour
||Mono: MH, MR, MMR |
||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)
||Up to 50 pages (Page count is based on ITU-T No.1 chart or Canon FAX Standard Chart No.1) |
||Max. 20 locations |
||Max. 19 locations |
|FAX/TEL Auto Switch
|Answering Machine Hook-up
|Error correction mode (ECM)
||Yes, ITU-T T.30 compatible |
||Activity report, User's data list, Telephone number list, Memory list, Rejected number list, Caller history list |
||Flatbed, ADF and CIS colour scanner |
|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) |
||Flatbed scan 16bit input / 8bit output |
||TWAIN / WIA |
|Effective Scanning Width
||Flatbed: A4/LTR (216x297mm) ADF: A4,LTR, LGL |
||Yes (My Image Garden) |
|Copy Speed Colour Document
||sFCOT: Approx. 21 seconds ¹ |
sESAT: Approx. 4.7 ipm ¹
||1 to 99 pages |
||25-400% , preset ratios |
|Copy functions & enhancements
||Document Copying, Photo Copying, Fit-to-Page Copying, Borderless Copying |
|Display Type & Size
||6.2cm colour TFT display with Dual Function Panel |
||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
PIXMA Cloud Link
Google Cloud Print
PictBridge (LAN & Wireless LAN)
|Supported Operating System
||Windows 8 (32 and 64-bit) |
Windows 7 (32 and 64-bit)
Windows Vista (32 and 64-bit)
Windows XP (32-bit)
Mac OS X v10.6.8 or later
||My Image Garden with HD Movie Print ¹, Scanning Utility, Easy-WebPrint EX ² (download) and Quick Menu with CREATIVE PARK PREMIUM access |
|Automatic Document Feeder (ADF)
||Up to 30-sheets |
|Dimensions (W x D x H)
||Approx. 458 x 385 x 200 mm |
||Approx. 8.7 kg |
||Operating environment: 5-35°C |
||Operating humidity: 10-90%RH (no dew condensation) |
|Acoustic Noise Levels
||Approx. 42.5 dB(A) ¹ |
||AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz |
||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
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 8ml cartridge allows you to print up to 180 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 8ml cartridge allows you to print up to 180 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 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.
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.
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 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
For features availability please see the specific product specifications
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