Canon PIXMA MX850

Inkjet Photo Printers

Canon PIXMA MX850

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

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 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.

Office efficiency

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.

Document printing

Print documents at up to 31ppm in mono or 24ppm in colour.

Copying

Copy at up to 31cpm in mono or 24cpm in colour. Advanced copy technology ensures exceptional colour performance.

Scanning

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.

Photo printing

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.

Interface

The crystal clear 6.2cm TFT screen makes PC-free operation easy. View, select, edit and print at a touch.

Single Inks

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.

Connectivity

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.

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 & 35 page duplex ADF. Camera, Memory Card, and Mobile phone direct printing with 6.2cm Colour TFT screen.

PRINTER FUNCTIONS

Print Resolution Up to 9600¹ x 2400 dpi
Print Engine 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
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 Sheet Feeder: Max. 150 sheets
Cassette: Max. 150 sheets
DVD/CD Tray: 1 printable DVD or CD
Media Size 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
Media Weight 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
DVD/CD Printing 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
Borderless Printing 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
Other Features 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

FAX FUNCTIONS

Standalone fax Yes
PC Fax Win: Via Fax modem (in MFP)
Mac: n/a
Colour Fax (ITU-T.30E compliant) Yes
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
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
Greyscale/Colour gradation Mono: 256 levels,
Colour: 24 bit (full colour) (RGB each 8 bit)
Automatic document feeder Up to 35 pages (single side)
Fax Memory Approx. 250 pages (based on ITU-T No1 chart or Canon Fax Standard Chart No1)
One Touch Dials 8 one touch dials
Coded Dials 100 coded locations
Group Dial 107 groups
Redial Manual, Automatic re-dialling
FAX/TEL Auto Switch Yes (manual)
Answering Machine Hook-up Yes
Remote Reception Yes
Sequential broadcast Yes
Error correction mode (ECM) Yes, ITU-T T.30 compatible
Telephone handset No
Polling n/a
Reports 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)

SCANNER FUNCTIONS

Scanner Type Flatbed and ADF, CIS colour scanner
Automatic document feeder Auto Duplex up to 35 pages
Film Scanning n/a
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)
Halftone/Greyscale 16bit / 8bit
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, 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 Approx 24 sec¹
Copy Speed 10x15cm Borderless Photo Approx 37 sec¹
Copy Speed Mono Up to 31cpm
Copy Speed Colour Up to 24cpm
Multiple Copy 1 to 99 copies
Zoom 25 – 400% in 1% increments and preset ratios
Other Features 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 AND SOFTWARE

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
Software Included 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)

GENERAL FEATURES

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
Temperature Range Operating environment: 5° - 35° C
Humidity 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)
Weight Approx.13.9 kg
Power Source AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz
Power Consumption 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
Print Resolution ¹ Ink droplets can be placed with a minimum pitch of 1/9600 inch
Black Ink Tank Life ¹ 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 II continuously with the default settings of Photo Paper Plus Glossy II 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
Transmission Speed Mono/colour ¹ Actual transmission speed may veary depending on document complexity, fax settings at receiving end, and line conditions.
Copy Speed Colour Document ¹ Colour document copy speed is based on default setting using "ISO/IEC 24712, Newsletter" (printed by off-set method) on plain paper. 10x15cm borderless photo copy speed is based on default setting using "ISO/JIS-SCID N2" (printed by silver-halide digital printing method) on 10x15cm Photo Paper Plus Glossy II.
Copy Speed 10x15cm Borderless Photo ¹ Colour document copy speed is based on default setting using "ISO/IEC 24712, Newsletter" (printed by off-set method) on plain paper. 10x15cm borderless photo copy speed is based on default setting using "ISO/JIS-SCID N2" (printed by silver-halide digital printing method) on 10x15cm Photo Paper Plus Glossy II.
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 (printed by inkjet printer) on A4 size plain paper using default settings.
Colour Ink Tank Life ¹ 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 II continuously with the default settings of Photo Paper Plus Glossy II 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.
  • All specifications subject to change without notice.
  • PPM print speed is based on the highest speed mode setting using Canon standard patterns on plain paper.
  • Photo print speed is based on the default setting using "ISO/JIS-SCID N2" on 10x15cm Photo Paper Plus Glossy II.
  • Print speed measured as soon as first page begins to feed into printer and will vary depending upon a number of factors.
  • CPM copy speed is based on fast mode setting using Canon standard pattern on plain paper.
  • Copy speed may vary depending on document complexity, copy mode, page coverage, type of paper used and the number of copies selected, and does not take into account warming up time.
  • 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-5BK

PGI-5BK

Pigment Black Ink Tank
This 26ml pigment black ink is used for printing documents on plain paper and ensures crisp, sharp text with great longevity.

CLI-8BK

Black Ink Tank
The ChromaLife100 dye-based ink range delivers stunning quality and vibrant photos in colour and monochrome. The 13ml black ink tank offers long lasting photo prints.

CLI-8C

Cyan Ink Tank
The ChromaLife100 dye-based ink range delivers stunning quality and vibrant photos in colour and monochrome. The 13ml cyan ink tank offers long lasting photo prints.

CLI-8M

Magenta Ink Tank
The ChromaLife100 dye-based ink range delivers stunning quality and vibrant photos in colour and monochrome. The 13ml magenta ink tank offers long lasting photo prints.

CLI-8Y

Yellow Ink Tank
The ChromaLife100 dye-based ink range delivers stunning quality and vibrant photos in colour and monochrome. The 13ml yellow ink tank offers long lasting photo prints.

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-5BK_Twin Pack

PGI-5BK 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 26ml ink tanks.

CLI-8 C/M/Y

Three Colour Multipack
This multipack contains one each of cyan, magenta and yellow ink tanks. The set of three colour 13ml ink tanks offer you convenience and savings. The ChromaLife100 inks deliver 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.