Pros

  • Fast
  • Full duplex printing
  • Great color
  • Updated design looks cool and protects the printer when it’s not in use
  • Quiet

Cons

  • No option for fine-art papers
  • No FireWire port
  • Dye-based inks lack long-range archival permanence
  • Black-and-white prints have a sepia cast

Manufacturer’s Description

The PIXMA IP8500 Photo Printer features the Canon 8-color ChromaPLUS ink system for richer, more true-to-life color reproduction that will satisfy even the most demanding photographer. Its addition of red and green ink tanks expands the color spectrum to a level achieved only by professional printers and the difference is vividly clear. Plus, Canon Full-photolithography Inkjet Nozzle Engineering (FINE) uses a high-performance print head with an amazing 6,144 nozzles, ejecting precise, consistent droplets as small as 2 picoliters. The result? Richer images with improved brilliancy rivaling that of positive film. Your images will come to life as never before.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 9325A001
Interfaces/Ports
USB Yes
General Information
Manufacturer Canon, Inc
Manufacturer Part Number 9325A001
Brand Name Canon
Product Name PIXMA iP8500 Photo Printer
Marketing Information

The PIXMA IP8500 Photo Printer features the Canon 8-color ChromaPLUS ink system for richer, more true-to-life color reproduction that will satisfy even the most demanding photographer. Its addition of red and green ink tanks expands the color spectrum to a level achieved only by professional printers and the difference is vividly clear. Plus, Canon Full-photolithography Inkjet Nozzle Engineering (FINE) uses a high-performance print head with an amazing 6,144 nozzles, ejecting precise, consistent droplets as small as 2 picoliters. The result? Richer images with improved brilliancy rivaling that of positive film. Your images will come to life as never before.

Product Model iP8500
Product Type Inkjet Printer
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.usa.canon.com
Product Line PIXMA
Product Series iP
Memory
Standard Memory 80 KB
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • PIXMA iP8500 Photo Printer
  • PIXMA iP8500 Print Head
  • Canon Photo Paper Pro for Borderless Printing 4" x 6" Sample Pack
  • Power Cord
  • Setup Software & User's Guide CD-ROM
  • Documentation Kit
  • Ink Tanks:
    • BCI-6Bk Black
    • BCI-6C Cyan
    • BCI-6M Magenta
    • BCI-6Y Yellow
    • BCI-6PC Photo Cyan
    • BCI-6PM Photo Magenta
    • BCI-6R Red
    • BCI-6G Green
    Additional Information
  • 4-pin PictBridge Type B Built-in
  • Dual paper path with built-in 2 sided printing
  • Microscopic 2 picoliter droplets for virtually grain-fee photos
  • Direct photo printing from PictBridge compatible digital cameras & DV camcorders
  • 8 individual ink tanks help reduce waste and can save you money
  • Physical Characteristics
    Height 6.7"
    Width 17.8"
    Depth 11.5"
    Weight (Approximate) 246.4 oz
    Color Black, Silver
    Form Factor Desktop
    Warranty
    Limited Warranty 1 Year
    Media Handling
    Media Size Letter - 8.50" x 11", Legal - 8.50" x 14", 4" x 6", 5" x 7", 8" x 10", Envelope No. 10 - 3" x 24.60", 2.13" x 3.39"
    Standard Input Media Capacity 300 sheets
    Media Handling 1 x Feeder 150 Sheet, 1 x Cassette 150 Sheet
    Media Type Plain Paper, Envelope, Photo Paper, High Resolution Paper, Transparency
    Number of Input/Multipurpose Trays Installed 2
    Power Description
    Operating Power Consumption 22 W
    Technical Information
    Platform Supported PC, Mac
    Maximum Photo Print Speed 21 Second
    Maximum Color Print Speed (ppm) 12
    Maximum Print Resolution 4800 x 2400 dpi
    Duplex Printing Automatic
    Maximum Mono Print Speed (ppm) 16
    Print Color Color