Canon PIXMA iP4500

Inkjet Photo Printers

Canon PIXMA iP4500

Canon PIXMA iP4500

Why compromise?

This premium Photo and Document Printer offers digital camera owners extra functionality and quality at an unbeatable price. Print what you want, how you want - at high speed and with exceptional results.

  • Print photos up to 9600x2400dpi*, borderless 10x15cm in 21 sec.
  • Print documents, mono and colour, up to 31/24ppm
  • Print on CD/DVD
  • Print from PC & digital cameras
  • Print double-sided
  • 2 paper trays
  • 5 Single Inks
  • Photo software incl. Auto-Image Fix

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. The 5 Single Ink system includes a dye-based black that brings extra depth and contrast to photos.

Print a 10x15cm borderless photo in approx. 21 seconds in Standard Mode*. Print photos directly from your 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.

Document printing

Print documents perfectly at up to 31ppm in mono or 24ppm in colour, single or double-sided. Whether homework, paperwork, weekend work or web pages, this printer handles it all.

Print on CD and DVD

Personalise your inkjet-printable CDs by printing straight onto the surface. Use the CD-LabelPrint software to create exciting layouts by adding text and images.

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.

Efficiency

Automatic double-sided printing cuts paper costs. Two paper trays hold photo and plain paper. Easy-PhotoPrint EX software means that you can create borderless photos in three easy steps.

Operating systems

Windows and Mac OS X compatible.

* See specifications

** See www.canon-europe.com/chromalife100

  • * See specifications
  • ** See www.canon-europe.com/chromalife100

Product Specification

PRINTER FUNCTIONS

Print Resolution Up to 9600¹ x 2400 dpi
Print Engine InkJet 5-ink with minimum 1 pl Micro-Nozzles & FINE print head
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 525 pages (PGI-5BK), 5475 pages* (CLI-8BK)¹, 4130 photos* (PGI-5BK), 1510 photos* (CLI-8BK)²
Colour Ink Tank Life Cyan: 935 pages (CLI-8C), Magenta: 715 pages (CLI-8M), Yellow: 750 pages (CLI-8Y)¹
Cyan: 459 photos (CLI-8C), Magenta: 300 photos (CLI-8M), Yellow: 334 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 Rear Tray: Max. 150 sheets
Cassette: Max. 150 sheets
DVD/CD Tray: 1 printable DVD or CD
Media Size Rear Tray/Cassette: A4, B5, A5, Letter, Legal, Envelopes (DL size or Commercial 10), 10 x 15cm, 10 x 18cm (Wide), 13 x 18cm, 20 x 25cm
Sheet Feeder: Credit Card (54 x 86mm)
Media Weight Rear Tray/Cassette: 64 to 105 g/m² and supported Canon special media up to 273 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 (Windows only)
Borderless Printing Yes (A4, 20 x 25cm, 13 x 18cm, 10 x 18cm, 10 x 15cm & Credit Card sizes)

INTERFACE AND CONNECTIVITY

Interface Type - PC USB 2.0 Hi-Speed¹
Interface Type - Camera Direct Print Port: Camera direct photo printing from PictBridge compliant digital cameras & camcorders
Interface Type - Mobile Phone / PDA Photo printing via PictBridge

DRIVERS AND SOFTWARE

Supported Operating System Windows Vista / Windows XP SP1, SP2 / Windows 2000 Professional SP2, SP3, SP4
Mac OS X v.10.2.8 - v.10.4
Minimum System Requirements Windows ® Vista™, XP, 2000 Professional / Internet Explorer 6.0 / Pentium ® II 300 MHz including compatible processors / 128 MB RAM / 400 MB Hard disk space / CD-ROM drive / Display SVGA 800x600
Mac OS X v.10.4 / Safari / Intel ® processor, PowerPC G3 / 256 MB RAM / 200 MB Hard disk space / CD-ROM drive / Display SVGA 800x600
Mac OS X v.10.2.8 - v.10.3 / Safari / Intel ® processor, PowerPC G3 / 128 MB RAM / 200 MB Hard disk space / CD-ROM drive / Display SVGA 800x600
Driver Features Windows: Photo Optimizer PRO, Image Optimizer, Photo Noise Reduction, Vivid Photo
Mac: Photo Optimizer PRO, Photo Noise Reduction, Vivid Photo
Software Included Windows: Easy-PhotoPrint EX, CD-LabelPrint
Mac: Easy-PhotoPrint EX (available for down load from Canon web site)

GENERAL FEATURES

Power Source AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz
Power Consumption Standby: Approx. 1.2W
Off: Approx. 1.0W
Printing: 13.0W¹
Temperature Range Operating environment: 5° - 35° C
Humidity Operating humidity: 10 - 90%RH (no condensation)
Acoustic Noise Levels Printing: Approx. 34.5 dB(A) in best quality mode
Dimensions (W x D x H) 445 x 303 x 160mm
Weight Approx. 6.9Kg
Print Resolution ¹ Ink droplets can be placed with a minimum pitch of 1/9600 inch
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 printing ISO/JIS-SCID N2 pattern bordered on A4 plain paper with the default settings.
Black Ink Tank Life ¹ Printing ISO/IEC 24712:2006 Colour document. 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 continuously with the default settings of Photo Paper Plus Glossy 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 24711:2006.
Colour Ink Tank Life ¹ Printing ISO/IEC 24712:2006 Colour document. 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 continuously with the default settings of Photo Paper Plus Glossy 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 24711:2006.
  • All specifications subject to change without notice.
  • Borderless 10x15cm photo lab quality print speed based on Standard driver setting using Canon Photo Paper Plus Glossy media.
  • Print speed (ppm) based on Canon standard pattern and does not take into account data processing time on host computer.
  • Print speed may vary depending on system configuration, interface, software, document complexity, print mode, page coverage, type of paper used.
  • 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.
  • Estimated supplemental yield / Ink yield may vary depending on texts/photos printed, applications software used, print mode and type of paper used.
  • For more information on ChromaLife100 please visit www.canon-europe.com/chromalife100
  • Specification CEL 310607

Accessories & Supplies

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.