Crisp and clean photographs
Overall, the Canon PIXMA Pro-100 is a versatile printer that is more than capable of meeting the needs of the casual amateur or the avid professional. The greatest strength of this printer is the print quality. When printing on the highest quality settings, the print quality is truly remarkable. The colors are brilliant, the pictures have good depth, and the images are crisp and clean.
Excellent colour and mono prints
Although Canon's Pixma Pro-1 still offers the ultimate in A3+ (13 x 19 inches) print quality, we've been impressed at how close the Canon Pixma Pro-100 comes to matching the performance of its considerably pricier sibling.
Despite being around 30% lighter than the Canon Pixma Pro-1, build quality is superb. And though the Canon Pixma Pro-100 is no featherweight, we'd sooner trade portability for robustness.
Once setup, the printer was very straight forward to use
So, which is the better printer - the pigment Pro-10 which was introduced at the same time, replacing the Pro9500 Mark II, or the Pro-100? It's a very tough decision. If you do most of your printing on photo papers, particularly luster and gloss, and you shoot a lot of landscape/flower type photos, the Pro-100 is a clear winner. For fine art media, and especially fine art black and white, the choice isn't as clear. The Pro-10 has a matte black, but lacks the second gray.
Delivers excellent results on glossy media
This printer is ideal for enthusiast photographers who like printing on glossy paper and who don't produce large quantities of prints.
The decision to purchase this printer will probably depend on whether you see it as good value for money. In fact, the main reason we haven't nominated the Pro-100 as an Editor's Choice is its comparatively high price tag in Australia. (At US$500, readers in North America should consider it worth its price.)
Disc printing functions and wireless technologies
We liked the looks and touch controls of the Canon Pixma MG6350, and were impressed with the print/scan speeds and quality - although not by the bundled software, which we'd recommend you avoid where possible for better third-party photo editors, such as Adobe Photoshop Elements or Apple's iPhoto. A big standout of this multifunction device is CD/DVD/Blu-ray disc printing, which despite being a bit confusing at first (blame that Canon software) is great once you've worked it out.
Touch panel controls, Neat twin paper trays
The Canon MG6350 undoubtebly possesses some great usability and style features, but Canon really needs to sort out the cartridge management on its range of latest generation photo all-in-one printers. Having to wait half a minute or more before printing starts just isn't acceptable.
Sleek, in black or white, classy touch controls
Running costs are similar to the Epson at 2.8p for mono and 9p for colour pages, and there are plenty of other parallels between the two. They're both photo specialists with their own strengths, but the Canon's excellent text output makes it a real all-rounder.
Ability to print direct on to optical disks
While more than capable of producing text documents, the MG6350 comes into its own when printing photos from memory cards or stored on a computer. Actual print times for 10 x 15 and A4 photos are shown in the table below. To these timings you need to add a certain amount of processing time. In the case of images stored on memory cards, processing time is minimal.
Superb photo quality, offset by middling document quality
Still, it achieves what the Envy 120 doesn't: it retains the quality of a multi-ink system and the flexibility of multiple paper trays in a body that's neat and compact. It might not be as attractive, but it's a better choice for serious photographers.
Wireless Direct printing, Duplex print as standard, Small desktop footprint
If you want a good printer for photos, CDs and printing from mobile devices, this machine has a lot to offer. It's not as impressive on plain paper, but is still adequate and it comes out as a realistically priced device with a good feature set.
Six-colour printing produces excellent photo output, Ethernet and wifi networking
There's room for improvement in the XP-750's text output, so it's not the best choice if you're looking for a general-purpose printer for home or office use. However, its six-colour printing system does produce excellent photo output, making it a good option for photo-hobbyists or small businesses that regularly need to produce high-quality photo prints.
Love the Printer. Main reason for buying is that Microsoft Windows Server 2012 drivers are included. Other wise the printer works flawelessly. Using the recommended Hammermill paper. Scan copy print fax all work as advertised. Print quality is great. Scanning is a breeze. Duplex printing works great. For the price range you can't go wrong for SOHO implementation.
Has a single sheet manual feed slot to print thicker media and envelopes
The Brother MFC-9330CDW has numerous benefits that many individuals can benefit from. Companies, businesses, shops and other establishments can benefit from the features and advantages of this Brother MFC-9330CDW all-in-one printing solution. It makes office works easy and fast such as printing, copying, scanning and faxing information. Many individuals can do their work smoothly with the use of the Brother MFC-9330CDW printing solution.
Direct USB port, wireless connectivity
The $399 HP LaserJet Pro 400 M401dw bundles all of HP's latest technologies into a tight package, but the 3.5-inch touch-screen display doesn't offer enough unique features to warrant the price jump to $400, especially compared with competing devices. Small businesses and home offices shopping for a reliable monochrome laser printer for quick prints should ignore the HP LaserJet M401dw's inflated price tag and look for a better deal.
Very quick, both in setup and performance
This printer has worked out fantastically with regards to being a wireless laser printer. Setup was a dream, and network integration is a cinch.
I do agree with the review above about the screen being fragile (very accurate, a misguided swing of the hand will have it cracked no problem). Honestly, though, once you get it set up the screen becomes rather useless, so folding it down is no big deal for me, as long as pages come out I am content.
Print quality, Web, Mobile Apps
Like the single function HP LaserJet Pro 400 M401dn, I found the LaserJet Pro 400 M425dn to be very functional. The print speeds were quick and reliable, the print quality was quite good and I find the web-connected and mobile applications to add value that some competitors can't match as of this writing.
And for only $100 more, you can get three additional devices - scan, copy and fax - as well as a 50-sheet duplexing automatic document feeder.
Produces exceptional photo prints for the price.
HP's LaserJet Pro 400 Color MFP M475dw is a solid product, with nice output, average toner costs, and middling speed. The company also sells a "dn" model that saves you $100 if you don't need Wi-Fi. If you're looking for alternatives, competing MFPs include the Oki MC561, Xerox WorkCentre 6505, and Brother MFC-9970CDW.
We purchased this to replace an aging Canon copy machine at our church. We've been very satisfied with it so far. Compared to what we were used to, the print speed seems very peppy. Apple Airprint compatibility is a nice touch, as I can print the church bulletins directly from my iPhone. The USB port on the front offers some nice flexibility as well... in that you can print many document formats directly from the flash drive, and also scan documents directly to the flash drive.
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