Canon PIXMA MX870
Inkjet Photo Printers
Canon PIXMA MX870
Productive All-In-One with Wi-Fi, Memory card slots and 6.2cm TFT display
PIXMA MX870 is the Premium Office All-In-One with 35-sheet Auto Duplex ADF and Wi-Fi/Ethernet Connectivity. Print, Copy, Scan, Fax and Direct Photo Print.
- Print, Scan, Copy and Fax
- Wi-Fi and Ethernet
- Super G3 fax
- 35-sheet high speed duplex ADF
- 5 Single Inks
- Memory card slots and 6.2cm TFT display
- Advanced media handling
- ISO: ESAT speed 9.4/6.1 ipm (mono/col.)
- Borderless photo in 39 sec.
Share 4-in-1 functionality without limits
Print, Scan, Copy and Fax from virtually anywhere in the office or home with Wi-Fi and Ethernet connectivity. This network ready All-in-One makes sharing content across a local network easy - without clumsy connecting cables.
Fast faxing. Save faxes, save paper.
Take advantage of fast, 33.6kbps Super G3 faxing. Incoming faxes can be saved to internal memory and then be saved to a memory card or USB key - so you can view and archive them without the need to print every one.
High speed document handling
Automatically Scan, Copy or Fax large double-sided documents fast and efficiently. The built-in, 35-sheet Duplex Automatic Document Feeder (ADF) handles it all easily. Scan and save to ‘compact pdf’ ensures a small file size, ideal for saving or e-mailing. With auto duplex, 2-way paper feeding and a self-opening tray, it all ensures versatility and ease of use.
Minimise ink wastage, cut costs
5 Single Ink tanks (PGI-520BK, CLI-521BK/C/M/Y) save on ink wastage and on running costs – as each ink tank is separately replaceable.
Canon's FINE technology, with 1pl ink droplets, delivers 9600x2400dpi print resolution for amazingly detailed colour photos and images. A spectacular 10x15cm photo is produced in approximately 39 seconds.*
6.2cm colour TFT display
View and manipulate photos easily, without a PC, via memory card slots and the practical 6.2cm colour TFT display.
Realistic document print speeds
Canon supports the industry-wide ISO standard for measuring print and copy speeds. This makes it easy to select the right PIXMA for you based on real print performance. The PIXMA MX870 offers fast ISO ESAT speeds of 9.4ipm for mono documents and 6.1ipm for colour.
Auto Document Fix software delivers superb and easy-to-read scans even for colour documents combining text and images. Auto Photo Fix II corrects a wide range of common photo faults and optimises photo image quality.
Long lasting, beautiful photos
The ChromaLife100+ system** provides long lasting, beautiful photos. The combination of the PIXMA MX870, original Canon inks and certain genuine Canon photo papers preserves memories for a lifetime.
||Print, Scan, Copy, Fax & 35 page duplex ADF. Camera, Memory Card, and Mobile phone direct printing with 6.2cm Colour TFT display and Wi-Fi & Ethernet connectivity. |
||Up to 9600¹ x 2400 dpi |
||InkJet 5-ink with minimum 1 pl ink droplets and FINE print head |
|Photo Lab Quality Speed
||Borderless 10 x 15cm: Approx. 39 seconds (Standard) |
|Mono Print Speed
||ESAT: Approx. 9.4 ipm |
|Colour Print Speed
||ESAT: Approx. 6.1 ipm |
|Ink Cartridge Configuration
||Single Ink technology - 5 separate ink tanks (PGI-520BK, CLI-521BK, CLI-521C, CLI-521M, CLI-521Y) |
|Black Ink Tank Life
||Black: 324 pages (PGI-520BK), 3425 pages* (CLI-521BK)¹ |
Black: 4080 photos* (PGI-520BK), 650 photos* (CLI-521BK)²
*Estimated Supplemental Yield
|Colour Ink Tank Life
||Cyan: 535 pages (CLI-521C), Magenta: 510 pages (CLI-521M), Yellow: 530 pages (CLI-521Y)¹ |
Cyan: 203 photos (CLI-521C), Magenta: 193 photos (CLI-521M), Yellow: 206 photos (CLI-521Y)²
||Plain Paper, Envelopes, Photo Paper Pro Platinum (PT-101), Photo Paper Pro II (PR-201), Photo Paper Plus Glossy II (PP-201), Photo Paper Plus Semi-gloss (SG-201), Glossy Photo Paper "Everyday Use" (GP-501), Matte Photo Paper (MP-101), Photo Stickers (PS-101), T-Shirt transfer (TR-301) |
||Sheet Feeder: Max. 150 sheets |
Cassette: Max. 150 sheets
||Sheet Feeder: A4, B5, A5, Letter, Legal, Envelopes (DL size or Commercial 10), 10 x 15cm, 13 x 18cm, 20 x 25cm |
Cassette: A4, B5, A5, Letter
||Rear Tray: Plain Paper 64 to 105 g/m² and supported Canon special media up to 300 g/m² |
Cassette: 64 to 105 g/m²
|Two Sided Printing
||Automatically selectable using plain paper in A4, B5, A5 & Letter sizes |
||Yes (A4, Letter, 20 x 25cm, 13 x 18cm, 10 x 15cm) |
|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™ (v4.1), MultiMedia Card Plus™(v4.1), and SDHC Memory Card. |
xD-PictureCard™ ¹, xD-PictureCard Type M™ ¹, xD-PictureCard Type H™ 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, microSDHC Card™ ¹, MMC Mobile Card ¹ and USB flash memory
Bordered, borderless, 2/4/8-up (bordered/borderless), postcard / half postcard (bordered / borderless), album (bordered), Mixed 3/5/6-up (bordered), 35-up contact print, print with shooting information, 20-up print with shooting information, and sticker print
||Card Direct Printing Image enhancements/corrections: Auto Photo Fix II, Red eye correction, vivid photo, photo optimizer pro, noise reduction, face brightener,image optimiser, brightness/contrast/colour balance adjustment, image trimming, and effects (sepia/simulate illustration). |
Photo Optimizer PRO (Windows only), Image Optimizer (Windows only), Photo Noise Reduction, Vivid Photo, Monochrome Effects (Sepia, Blue, Green, Pink, Select Colour), Simple Illustration
||Win: Via Fax modem (in MFP)*, |
*1 location, B/W transmission only
|Colour Fax (ITU-T.30E compliant)
|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)
||Mono: 256 levels, |
Colour: 24 bit (full colour) (RGB each 8 bit)
|Automatic document feeder
||Up to 35 pages (single side) |
||Up to 250 pages (page count is based on ITU-T No.1 chart or Canon Fax Standard Chart No.1) and copy files to USB flash memory or memory card |
|One Touch Dials
||max 3 |
||max 100 locations |
||max 102 locations |
|FAX/TEL Auto Switch
||Yes (manual) |
|Answering Machine Hook-up
|Error correction mode (ECM)
||Yes, ITU-T T.30 compatible |
||Unwanted & Junk Fax Reject, Save faxes to Memory card or USB, Fax number re-entry, Check RX fax info, Import contact information from PC or Mac, Double-sided fax printing, Activity report, Group number lists, Telephone number list, Memory list, Rejected number list, Caller history list, Fax scan contrast, Dial search, Activity report |
||Flatbed and ADF, CIS colour scanner |
|Automatic document feeder
||Auto Duplex up to 35 pages |
|Scanner Resolution Optical
||Up to 2400 x 4800 dpi (Platen) |
Up to 600 x 600 dpi (ADF)
|Scanner Resolution Digital
||25 - 19200dpi (Platen only) |
|Colour Scanning Depth
||48 / 24 bit (RGB each 16 / 8 bit) |
||16bit / 8bit |
||TWAIN / WIA (Windows XP / Windows Vista/ Win 7) |
|Effective Scanning Width
||Flatbed: A4/Letter |
||Yes (MP Navigator EX) |
||Push-scan, Auto Scan Mode, Scan to USB stick, Multi-Scan, PDF file creation/editing/password security, Descreen, Unsharp mask, Stitch Assist, Correct document orientation, Prevent show through, scan to email, Correct slanted documents, Photograph corrections (Fading correction, Grain correction, Reduce dust and scratches, Backlight correction, Auto Tone), Gutter Shadow Correction, Text (OCR) |
|Copy Speed Colour Document
||Approx. 24 sec. ¹ |
|Copy Speed Colour
||Document (ADF) ESAT: Approx. 4.3 ipm ¹ |
||1 to 99 copies |
||25 – 400% in 1% increments and preset ratios |
||Automatic document feeder: Auto Duplex up to 35 pages |
Auto Intensity (AE copy), Two sided copy, Manual Intensity Adjustment, Image Repeat copy, Fit-to-page copy, Borderless copy, 2-on-1 copy, 4-on-1copy, Frame erase copy*, Collated copy (ADF), Fade-restored copy*, Binding margin copy, Punch hole removal copy, Print date copy, Print page number copy, Sticker copy*, Preview
* not supported for ADF
|Interface Type - PC
||Hi-Speed USB (B Port), |
Bluetooth Ver2.0 maximum speed 1.44Mbps (Option, HCRP) (with optional Bluetooth Unit BU-30)
Ethernet: IEEE802.3u (100BASE-TX), IEEE802.3(10BASE-T), 10/100Mbps (auto switchable)
Wi-Fi: IEEE802.11g/IEEE802.11b (Compatible with IEEE802.11n¹ ), Frequency: 2.412GHz-2. 472GHz, Set-up: WCN, WPS (Push-Button Configuration, PIN code method), Security: WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK, WEP64/128bit, Administration password
|Interface Type - Mobile Phone / PDA
||Bluetooth Ver2.0 maximum speed 1.44Mbps (Option, JPEG, OPP, BIP) (with optional Bluetooth unit BU-30) |
Photo printing via PictBridge
|Supported Operating System
||Windows 7, Windows Vista, Vista SP1 / Windows XP SP2, SP3 / Windows 2000 Professional SP4 |
Mac OS X v.10.4.11 - v.10.6
|Operating System Requirements
||Common: CD-ROM drive |
Windows: Internet Explorer 6 or higher, display resolution SVGA 800 x 600 or higher
Windows 7: (Processor: 1GHz or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor, RAM: 1 GB of RAM (32-bit)/2 GB of RAM (64-bit))
Windows Vista, Vista SP1, SP2: (Processor: 1 GHz processor, RAM: 512mb)
Windows XP SP2, SP3, Windows 2000 Professional SP4: (Processor: 300MHz, RAM: 128mb)
Mac OS: Safari, display resolution XGA 1024 x 768, Mac OS Extended FS or Mac OS Extended (Journaled)
Mac OSX 10.6: (Processor: Intel Processor, RAM: 1GB)
Mac OSX 10.5: (Processor: Intel processor, PowerPC G5, PowerPC G4 (867MHz or faster), RAM: 512mb)
Mac OSX 10.4.11: (Processor: Intel processor, PowerPC G5, G4, G3, RAM: 256mb)
||Canon MP Navigator EX, Canon Easy-PhotoPrint EX, Easy-WebPrint EX Downloader¹, Speed Dial Utility |
|Dimensions (W x D x H)
||491 x 437 x 226mm |
|Number of language (LCD)
||22 Languages selectable: Japanese, English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese, Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Finnish, Russian, Czech, Hungarian, Polish, Slovenian, Turkish, Simplified Chinese, Greek, Traditional Chinese, Korean |
||Operating environment: 5° - 35° C |
||Operating humidity: 10 - 90%RH (no condensation) |
|Acoustic Noise Levels
||Approx. 44.0 dB(A) |
When printing ISO/JIS-SCID N2 pattern on 10x15cm Photo Paper Plus Glossy II using default settings.
||Approx. 11.8 kg |
||AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz |
||Standby: Approx. 3.4 W (when scanning lamp is off) (USB connected to PC), |
Off: Approx. 0.9 W (USB connected to PC),
Copying: Approx 22 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.
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.