The Canon Pixma MX860 printer is a multifunction, wireless printer that is perfect for your work place or your home office. Its Wi-Fi connectivity allows you to print from any Wi-Fi connected computer in any room in your office or your home. Its Super 3G Fax, 4800-dpi scanner and high-quality copier makes the Canon Pixma MX860 truly a wireless wonder. All these give this Canon printer a 4 out of 5 rating.
The Canon Pixma MX860 is an all-in-one office printer that boasts of connectivity via Bluetooth, Ethernet or Wi-Fi. It can print at an astonishing 9600 x 2400 maximum color dpi as fast as 41 seconds for a full-color document. It also got a built-in, 35-sheet fully integrated document feeder that allows you to multi-task while printing. In addition, this wonder printer gives you more printing options via compatible memory cards and PictBridge, which allows you to print directly from your camera or mobile phone. Its 2.5-inch LED screen also makes editing photos easy and simple.
The Pros of the Canon PIXMA MX860
The Canon PIXMA MX860 printer quickly prints clear and sharp documents—whether in full color or black and white. Some even say that the quality of the text printed out in this multifunction printer is quite close to that of a laser printer. The copy feature of this Canon printer also duplicates documents as closely to the original as possible.
The duplex scanning and auto-feeder also makes this a very practical tool to help you become more productive in the office. A handy feature of this printer is that it waits a bit before printing on the other side of the paper, to avoid smearing.
The Cons of the Canon PIXMA MX860
With its ability to print and scan both sides of a document, its Wi-Fi connectivity and its high-quality output, there seems to be nothing wrong with this multifunction printer. But a nagging itch about the Canon PIXMA MX860 is that it sometimes takes too long to print from a Wi-Fi connected computer. Also, the Canon Pixma ink cartridges come in smaller sizes, meaning that they are used up more easily.
Printer Cartridges Used in Canon PIXMA MX860
PGI-220 Black 19ml
CLI-221 Black 9ml
CLI-221 Cyan 9ml
CLI-221 Yellow 9ml
CLI-221 Magenta 9ml
Troubleshooting & Support Information
It is recommended that you download the driver of the Canon Pixma MX860 printer manually, rather than going for auto-update. You can find the printer drivers of the Canon Pixma MX860 here: http://www.printcountry.com/drivers/CANON_PIXMA_MX860_DRIVER_DOWNLOAD.htm.
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