Canon PIXMA MX850
Inkjet Photo Printers
Canon PIXMA MX850
Giving more power to small businesses
Give your business a boost with this high performance, versatile and productive Office All-In-One. Benefit from professional print quality, high speed output and Ethernet network connectivity.
- Super G3 fax
- 5 Single Inks
- 35-page Duplex ADF
- Ethernet connectivity
- Print/copy, mono/colour, up to 31/24ppm
- Scan at 4800dpi
- Print photos with 1pl, 9600x2400dpi*
- 6.2cm colour TFT display
- Quick Start
- Duplex print/copy
- CD/DVD print
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 8 one-touch and 100 coded speed dials to store regular numbers. The 250-page* fax memory safely stores all incoming faxes if paper or ink runs out, for printing out later.
The 35-page Duplex Automatic Document Feeder increases productivity by enabling batch scanning and copying. Automatic duplexing cuts paper costs.
Personalise inkjet-printable CD/DVDs by printing straight onto the surface. Use CD-LabelPrint software to add layout text and images.
Two paper trays hold both photo and plain paper. Quick Start allows almost instant use of functions.
Print documents at up to 31ppm in mono or 24ppm in colour.
Copy at up to 31cpm in mono or 24cpm in colour. Advanced copy technology ensures exceptional colour performance.
4800dpi resolution delivers superb colour scans. Scan straight to PC, email or PDF. MP Navigator EX software makes operation easy.
Accurate Optical Character Recognition software converts printed text into editable electronic documents.
Enjoy superior quality photo prints with fine detail and smooth colour gradations thanks to tiny 1pl ink droplets and a high 9600x2400dpi* print resolution.
Print a 10x15cm borderless photo in approx. 21 seconds in Standard Mode*. Print photos directly from your memory card and 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.
The crystal clear 6.2cm TFT screen makes PC-free operation easy. View, select, edit and print at a touch.
All 5 Single Ink tanks can be replaced separately, minimising ink wastage and maximising savings. A smart LED light flashes to alert you when a colour is running low or needs replacement.
Integrate this PIXMA into your Ethernet network and all connected users can share the productive fax, print, copy and scan functions, saving time and money.
Windows and Mac OS X compatible.
||Print, Scan, Copy, Fax & 35 page duplex ADF. Camera, Memory Card, and Mobile phone direct printing with 6.2cm Colour TFT screen. |
||Up to 9600¹ x 2400 dpi |
||InkJet 5-ink with minimum 1 pl ink droplets, FINE print head and ContrastPLUS |
|Photo Lab Quality Speed
||Borderless 10 x 15cm: Approx. 21 seconds (Standard) |
|Mono Print Speed
||Up to 31ppm (Max.), 14.9ppm (Standard) |
|Colour Print Speed
||Text & Graphics: Up to 24ppm (Max.), 11.7ppm (Standard) |
|Ink Cartridge Configuration
||Single Ink technology - 5 separate ink tanks (PGI-5BK, CLI-8BK, CLI-8C, CLI-8M, CLI-8Y) |
|Black Ink Tank Life
||Black: 505 pages (PGI-5BK), 5,025 pages* (CLI-8BK)¹ |
Black: 4,065 photos* (PGI-5BK), 1,345 photos (CLI-8BK)²
* Estimated supplemental yield
|Colour Ink Tank Life
||Cyan: 890 pages (CLI-8C), Magenta: 665 pages (CLI-8M), Yellow: 710 pages (CLI-8Y)¹ |
Cyan: 437 photos (CLI-8C), Magenta: 301 photos (CLI-8M), Yellow: 329 photos (CLI-8Y)²
||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) |
||Sheet Feeder: Max. 150 sheets |
Cassette: Max. 150 sheets
DVD/CD Tray: 1 printable DVD or CD
||Sheet Feeder: A4, B5, A5, Letter, Legal, Envelopes (DL size or Commercial 10), 10 x 15cm, 13 x 18cm, 20 x 25cm, Credit Card (54 x 86mm) |
Cassette: A4, B5, A5, Letter, Envelopes (DL size or Commercial 10), 10 x 15cm, 13 x 18cm, 20 x 25cm
|| Rear Tray: Plain Paper 64 to 105 g/m² and supported Canon special media up to 273 g/m² |
Cassette: 64 to 105 g/m²
||Available as standard |
|Two Sided Printing
||Automatically selectable using Photo Paper Plus Double Sided, Super White Paper or plain paper in A4, B5, A5, Letter & 13 x 18cm sizes |
||Yes (A4, 20 x 25cm, 13 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 |
|Card Direct Printing
||CompactFlash ®, Microdrive, Memory Stick®, Memory Stick Pro™, SD Memory Card ®, MultiMedia Card™, MultiMedia Card Plus™ and SDHC Memory Card. |
xD-PictureCard™ ¹, Memory Stick Duo™ ¹, Memory Stick PRO Duo™ ¹, Memory Stick Micro™ ¹, RS-MMC™ ¹, miniSD Card™ ¹, microSD Card™ ¹, miniSDHC Card™ ¹ and microSDHC Card™ ¹.
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, DVD/CD print, Print with EXIF shooting information, Photo index sheet, Slide show, File number & date print
||Card Direct Printing Image Enhancements: Auto Image Fix, Vivid photo, Photo optimizer pro, Noise reduction, Face brightener, Brightness, Contrast, Colour hue, Sepia/Simulated illustration, Red Eye correction, Image optimizer, Trimming |
Driver Features: Photo Optimizer PRO (Windows only), Image Optimizer (Windows only), Photo Noise Reduction, Vivid Photo
||Win: Via Fax modem (in MFP) |
|Colour Fax (ITU-T.30E compliant)
|Transmission Speed Mono/colour
||Mono: Approx. 3 sec./page (33.6kbps) (based on default setting using ITU-T No1 chart) ¹ |
Colour: Approx. 1 min/page (33.6kbps) (based on default setting using Canon Color Fax Test Sheet) ¹
||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 |
||Mono: 8line/mm x 3.85line/mm (standard), 8line/mm x 7.7line/mm (fine) |
Colour: 200 x 200 dpi
||Mono: 256 levels, |
Colour: 24 bit (full colour) (RGB each 8 bit)
|Automatic document feeder
||Up to 35 pages (single side) |
||Approx. 250 pages (based on ITU-T No1 chart or Canon Fax Standard Chart No1) |
|One Touch Dials
||8 one touch dials |
||100 coded locations |
||107 groups |
||Manual, Automatic re-dialling |
|FAX/TEL Auto Switch
||Yes (manual) |
|Answering Machine Hook-up
|Error correction mode (ECM)
||Yes, ITU-T T.30 compatible |
||Activity report, Telephone number lists (One-touch dial, Coded speed dial, Group dial), User's data list, Memory list, TX (Transmission report), RX (Reception report) |
||Flatbed and ADF, CIS colour scanner |
|Automatic document feeder
||Auto Duplex up to 35 pages |
|Scanner Resolution Optical
||Up to 4800 x 9600 dpi (Platen) |
Up to 600 x 600 dpi (ADF)
|Scanner Resolution Digital
||Up to 19200 x 19200dpi (Platen only) |
|Colour Scanning Depth
||48 / 24 bit (RGB each 16 / 8 bit) |
||16bit / 8bit |
||TWAIN / WIA (Windows XP / Windows Vista) |
|Effective Scanning Width
||Yes (ScanSoft OmniPage SE OCR) |
||Push-scan, Multi-Scan, PDF file creation & editing*, Descreen, Unsharp mask, Photograph 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
||Approx 24 sec¹ |
|Copy Speed 10x15cm Borderless Photo
||Approx 37 sec¹ |
|Copy Speed Mono
||Up to 31cpm |
|Copy Speed Colour
||Up to 24cpm |
||1 to 99 copies |
||25 – 400% in 1% increments and preset ratios |
||Auto Intensity (AE copy), Manual Intensity Adjustment, Duplex copy (for plain paper only), DVD/CD to DVD/CD label copy, 4-on-1 copy, 2-on-1 copy, Sticker copy (x2, x4, x9, x16), Borderless copy, Image Repeat copy, Fade restored copy, Collated copy, Frame Erase copy |
Automatic Document Feeder: Auto Duplex up to 35 pages
|Interface Type - PC
||USB 2.0 Hi-Speed¹ |
Ethernet: IEEE802.3u (100BASE-TX), IEEE802.3(10BASE-T), 10/100Mbps (auto switchable).
Bluetooth v2.0 Max speed 1.44 Mbps (HRCP for PC only) (with optional Bluetooth unit BU-30).
|Interface Type - Mobile Phone / PDA
||IrDA IR, Bluetooth Ver2.0 maximum speed 1.44Mbps (Option, JPEG only, OPP, BIP) (with optional Bluetooth unit BU-30) |
Photo printing via PictBridge
|Supported Operating System
||Windows Vista / Windows XP SP2 / Windows 2000 Professional SP4 |
Mac OS X v.10.3.9 - v.10.5
|Operating System Requirements
||Windows ® Vista™, XP, 2000 / Internet Explorer 6.0 / Pentium ® II 300 MHz including compatible processors / 128 MB RAM / 800 MB Hard disk space / CD-ROM drive / Display XGA 1024x768 |
Mac OS X v.10.5 / Intel ® processor, PowerPC G4 (867 MHz or faster) / 512 MB RAM
Mac OS X v.10.4 / Intel ® processor, PowerPC G3 / 256 MB RAM
Mac OS X v.10.3.9 / PowerPC G3 / 128 MB RAM
Safari / 650 MB Hard disk space / CD-ROM drive / Display XGA 1024x768
||MP Navigator EX, Easy-PhotoPrint EX*, CD-LabelPrint, Solution Menu, ScanSoft OmniPage SE (OCR software) (except with Mac OS X v10.5), NewSoft Presto! PageManager (Windows only) |
|Dimensions (W x D x H)
||507.2 x 481.9 x 258mm |
|Number of language (LCD)
||20 Languages selectable: Japanese, English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese, Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Finnish, Russian, Czech, Hungarian, Polish, Slovenian, Turkish, Simplified Chinese, Greek |
||Operating environment: 5° - 35° C |
||Operating humidity: 10 - 90%RH (no condensation) |
|Acoustic Noise Levels
||Print: Approx.33 dB(A) (when printing in the highest print quality mode on Photo Paper Pro) |
Copy: Approx. 37.5 dB(A) (when copying in the highest print quality mode on Photo Paper Pro)
||Approx.13.9 kg |
||AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz |
||Standby: Approx. 5.5 W (when scanning lamp is off) (USB connected to PC) |
Off: Approx. 1.4 W (USB connected to PC)
Copying: Approx 21 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 and each allows you to print up to 324 pages of A4 documents.
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 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.