Canon PIXMA iX6550
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.
Compact and stylish
This A3+ inkjet printer offers exceptional quality photo and document printing. Its ultra compact and stylish design makes it a perfect solution for both home and small office – especially where space is a premium.
High quality print
Print professional looking business documents, posters, spreadsheets, architectural plans or marketing materials with vivid colours and exceptional detail on plain paper up to A3. Bring your pictures to life with photolab-quality photo prints up to A3+ thanks to Canon’s FINE inkjet technology using ink droplets as small as 1pl and a resolution as high as 9600 dpi.
Single ink tanks
The PIXMA iX6550 incorporates 5 single ink tanks. When one colour runs out, only a single tank needs replacing, which minimises wastage and helps keep print costs low.
Enjoy efficient document print speeds of 11.3 ipm in mono and 8.8 ipm in colour. A high quality 10x15 cm borderless photo can be produced in approximately 36 seconds*.
Print directly from movies
Turn your Canon digital camera movie moments into beautiful prints with Canon’s Full HD Movie Print feature. Simply play your movie on a PC and capture the frame or frames to print.
Photo printing has never been simpler thanks to Easy-PhotoPrint EX, offering features such as red-eye correction, and face smoothing, which reduces the appearance of wrinkles. Content from multiple websites can be effortlessly combined and printed with Easy-WebPrint EX.
CREATIVE PARK PREMIUM is an online service that lets you download photos and illustrations from internationally recognised photographers and artists**. These can be used to create professional-looking greeting cards, calendars and much more.
Easily create impressive looking business documents – such as flyers and point of sale material – thanks to a set of downloadable “Solution Templates”, compatible with Microsoft Word.
The ChromaLife100+ system ensures beautiful photos that last a lifetime***. Canon’s FINE print head, Canon genuine inks and select photo papers combine to keep those precious memories protected for future generations.
||Up to 9600¹ x 2400 dpi |
||Inkjet, 5 Single Inks, 5-colour system with minimum 1 pl droplet size |
|Photo Lab Quality Speed
||Borderless 10 x 15cm: Approx. 36 seconds |
A3+ Bordered: Approx. 120 seconds¹
|Mono Print Speed
||ESAT: Approx. 11.3 ipm |
|Colour Print Speed
||ESAT: Approx. 8.8 ipm |
|Ink Cartridge Configuration
||Single Ink technology - 5 separate ink tanks (PGI-525PGBK, CLI-526BK, CLI-526C, CLI-526M, CLI-526Y) |
|Black Ink Tank Life
||Black: 335 pages (PGI-525PGBK), 3160 pages* (CLI-526BK)¹ |
Black: 2835 photos* (PGI-525PGBK), 615 photos* (CLI-526BK)²
*Estimated Supplemental Yield
|Colour Ink Tank Life
||Cyan: 530 pages (CLI-526C), Magenta: 495 pages (CLI-526M), Yellow: 515 pages (CLI-526Y)¹ |
Cyan: 202 photos (CLI-526C), Magenta: 204 photos (CLI-526M), Yellow: 202 photos (CLI-526Y)²
||Plain Paper, High Resolution Paper (HR-101), Envelopes, Photo Paper Pro Platinum (PT-101), 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 |
||Sheet Feeder: A3+, A3, B4, A4, B5, A5, Letter, Legal, Envelopes (DL size or Commercial 10), 25 x 30cm (10 x 12 in), 20 x 25cm (8 x 10 in), 13 x 18cm, 10 x 15cm |
||Sheet Feeder: 64 to 105 g/m² and supported Canon special media up to 300 g/m² |
|Two Sided Printing
||Available by manual operation only |
||Yes (A3+, A3, A4, 25 x 30cm, 20 x 25cm, 13 x 18cm, 10 x 15cm sizes)¹ |
INTERFACE AND CONNECTIVITY
|Interface Type - PC
||USB 2.0 Hi-Speed |
|Interface Type - Mobile Phone / PDA
|Supported Operating System
||Windows 8 (32 and 64bit) |
Windows 7 (32 and 64bit)
Windows Vista (32 and 64bit)
Windows XP (32bit)
Mac OS X 10.4.11 - 10.8
|Minimum System Requirements
||Windows 7: 1 GHz CPU, 1 GB RAM (32bit) / 2 GB RAM (64bit) |
Windows Vista (32 and 64bit): 1 GHz CPU, 512MB RAM
Windows XP SP2, SP3: 300 MHz CPU, 128 MB RAM
Browser: Internet Explorer 6
Display: SVGA 800 x 600
Mac OS X 10.6: Intel CPU, 1 GB RAM
Mac OS X 10.5: Intel or PowerPC CPU (G4, G5, 867 MHz or faster), 512 MB RAM
Mac OS X 10.4.11: Intel or PowerPC CPU (G5, G4, G3), 256 MB RAM
Browser: Safari 3
Display: XGA 1024 x 768
||Collate, multiple page per sheet print, poster print, scaled print, fit-to-page print, Photo Noise Reduction, photo effects |
||Windows: Easy-PhotoPrint EX, Easy-WebPrint EX¹, Full HD Movie Print², Solution Menu EX |
Mac: Easy-PhotoPrint EX, Easy-WebPrint EX¹, Full HD Movie Print², Solution Menu EX
||AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz |
||Standby: Approx. 1.3W |
Off: Approx. 0.5W
Printing: Approx. 20W¹
||Operating environment: 5° - 35° C |
||Operating humidity: 10 - 90%RH (no condensation) |
|Acoustic Noise Levels
||Printing: Approx. 45.0 dB(A) with default settings |
|Dimensions (W x D x H)
||approx. 549 × 299 × 159 mm |
||Approx. 7.6 kg |
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 pigment black ink is used for printing documents on plain paper and ensures crisp, sharp text with great longevity. The 19ml ink tank allows you to print up to 335 pages of A4 documents.
Black Ink Tank
This Black ink is used for printing photos. Combined with Canon photo paper it protects your photos from fading with ChromaLife100+ system. The 9ml ink tank allows you to print up to 615 of 10x15cm colour photos.
Cyan Ink Tank
This Cyan ink is used for printing documents and photos. Combined with Canon photo paper it protects your photos from fading with ChromaLife100+ system. The 9ml ink tank allows you to print up to 530 pages of A4 documents.
Magenta Ink Tank
This Magenta ink is used for printing documents and photos. Combined with Canon photo paper it protects your photos from fading with ChromaLife100+ system. The 9ml ink tank allows you to print up to 495 pages of A4 documents.
Yellow Ink Tank
This Yellow ink is used for printing documents and photos. Combined with Canon photo paper it protects your photos from fading with ChromaLife100+ system. The 9ml ink tank allows you to print up to 515 pages of A4 documents.
Canon ink value packs 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 users who frequently print and medium to high-volume printing environments.
PGI-525PGBK 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 335 pages of A4 documents.
Three Colour Multipack
Save time and money with this multipack, containing one each of the standard 9ml cyan, magenta and yellow ink tanks. The ChromaLife100+ system combined with Canon photo papers delivers stunning results and longevity.
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