Canon has introduced a new multi-function printer adds to its existing range of photo quality printers for professional and home: Pixma MG6450 . It is an inkjet model with 5 cartridges (black, cyan, magenta, yellow and PGBK, ie black ink using these models to print photos). The print head is of type Inkjet FINE , which let you use a droplet size of 2pl .
This is a printer supporting paper sizes up to A4 which, by design, is valid for both professional and home environments, but is geared primarily to the latter, and that has USB and wireless connection through wifi 802.11 in their modes b, g, which allows easy access to social networks via the Pixma Cloud Link , which prints the content posted on them as well as other items such as calendars and documents stored in online services like Dropbox or Evernote . All this without having to use the PC screen and using only the LCD of the printer itself. Wifi security obsolete ranges from WEP to the currently most widely used standard in this category of devices such as WPA-PSK and WPA2-PSK .
Also, the wifi interface not only lets you print from your computer, but also from tablets and smartphones, a strong need now, as many homes have replaced the desktop (or even laptop in some cases) by the tablet or even have a PC, the preferred form of access to information by touch devices. It also incorporates features Google Cloud Print and Apple AirPrint to print directly from Google Drive and devices iOS as iPhones , iPods and iPads .
The printer, which has the borderless printing function, offers a maximum resolution of 4800 x 1200 dotsand a maximum speed of approximately 15 pages per minute in black and white and about 10 pages per minute in color . Regarding the photographic printing, a photo standard 10 x 15 cm is obtained in a time of 44 seconds .
As the scanner that incorporates this MFP, it is a document imaging scanner does not accept photographic negatives or slides, with automated detection system for contact records. The time required to scan an A4 page is 14 seconds . The maximum resolution supported is 2400 points for 1,200 points in formats and scans color 24 or 48 bits and grayscale at 16 or 8 bits . The price of this device is around € 150 .