Pixma MG6220

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Canon PIXMA MG8220 Multifunction Printer

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Epson WorkForce 840 Multifunction Printer

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Epson Artisan 835 Multifunction Printer

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Pros
  • Good speed and print quality
  • CD/DVD printing
  • Cool-looking touch control panel
  • High paper capacity
  • Cheap ink
  • Fast performance
  • Convoluted network scanning setup
  • Superior text output
  • Very fast
  • Low purchase price
  • Exceptional text and image output
Cons
  • Ink costs are somewhat high
  • Hard to set up push-scanning via wireless
  • Mediocre graphics and scan quality
  • Black ink is expensive
  • Control panel can be hard to understand
At A Glance

A futuristic-looking touch panel, attractive output, and good speed highlight this Canon multifunction. The CD/DVD printing is a nice additional feature.

Workgroups will like this model’s speed and paper handling, but its output quality and ease of use can be disappointing.

Specs

Pricing

Part Number MG6220 C11CB32201 91669401 4498B003

Interfaces/Ports

USB Yes Yes Yes Yes
PictBridge Yes Yes Yes Yes

Display & Graphics

Screen Size 3.00  " 3.50  " 3.50  " 3.50  "
Display Screen Type LCD LCD LCD LCD
Touchscreen       Yes

General Information

Manufacturer Canon, Inc Canon, Inc Epson Corporation Epson Corporation
UPC Code 660685039957 13803136562 10343878785 10343877047
Manufacturer Part Number 5291B019 5293B002 C11CA97201 C11CA73201
Brand Name Canon Canon Epson Epson
Product Name PIXMA MG5320 Multifunction Printer PIXMA MG8220 Multifunction Printer WorkForce 840 Multifunction Printer Artisan 835 Multifunction Printer
Marketing Information

The beautiful PIXMA MG5320 Wireless Inkjet Photo All-In-One delivers superior quality, versatility, and ease of use. Built-in Wi-Fi technology allows you to easily print and scan wirelessly virtually anywhere around your house. Print gorgeous, borderless photos at home up to 8.5" x 11" size with a maximum print color resolution of 9600 x 2400 dpi3 and five individual ink tanks.

A sleek, beautiful design is your introduction to the superior quality, versatility, and ease of use you'll experience with the PIXMA MG8220 Wireless Inkjet Photo All-In-One. It begins with built-in Wi-Fi which lets you easily print and scan wirelessly virtually anywhere around your house. For true interactivity, Canon's Intelligent Touch System transforms the top of your printer into a sleek, responsive touch panel so only the buttons you need light up.

The World's Fastest All-in-One, the WorkForce 840 delivers high-speed, automatic, two-sided color printing, copying, scanning and faxing. Keep your business running at full speed. Load paper less often with a 500-sheet paper capacity. Extra High-capacity Black ink cartridges produce about 2x more prints per cartridge. Forget about waiting for ink to dry - this all-in-one uses instant-dry DURABrite Ultra Ink. Built to perform, the WorkForce 840 can be shared wirelessly with multiple PCs on your network, using Easy Epson Wi-Fi CERTIFIED n and, it prints directly from an iPhone, BlackBerry or other mobile devices. The WorkForce 840 surpasses the competition in quality, speed and performance and is the top-of-the-line, high productivity all-in-one for the busy small office.

With image quality that's preferred 3-to-1 over competitive products, the world's fastest 4" x 6" photo print speeds1, and a smart 7.8" touch panel, the Artisan 835 makes it easy to let your creativity soar. Built to keep up with your busy life, this powerful performer prints Ultra Hi-Definition 4" x 6" photos in as fast as 10 seconds, without sacrificing quality. And, it's fast for everyday projects as well with ISO print speeds of 9.5 ISO ppm (black) and 9 ISO ppm (color).

Product Model MG5320 MG8220 840 835
Product Type Inkjet Multifunction Printer Inkjet Multifunction Printer Inkjet Multifunction Printer Inkjet Multifunction Printer
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.usa.canon.com http://www.usa.canon.com http://www.epson.com http://www.epson.com
Product Series MG MG    
Product Line   PIXMA WorkForce Artisan

Memory

Memory Card Supported Secure Digital, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC), MMC, MMCplus, Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo Secure Digital, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC), MMC, MMCplus, CompactFlash (CF), Microdrive, Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo CompactFlash (CF), Microdrive, Memory Stick, Memory Stick MagicGate, Memory Stick PRO, Secure Digital, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC), MMC, MMCplus, xD-Picture Card, xD-Picture Card Type H, xD-Picture Card Type M, xD-Picture Card Type M+ Secure Digital, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC), miniSD, microSD, miniSD High Capacity (miniSDHC), microSD High Capacity (microSDHC), MMCplus, MMCmicro, MMCmobile, MMC, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Memory Stick MagicGate, Memory Stick MagicGate Duo, Memory Stick Micro (M2), xD-Picture Card Type M, xD-Picture Card, xD-Picture Card Type M+, xD-Picture Card Type H, CompactFlash Type I/II, Microdrive
Memory Card Slot Yes Yes Yes Yes

Miscellaneous

Package Contents
  • PIXMA MG5320 Multifunction Printer
  • CD/DVD Printing Tray
  • Cross Sell Sheet
  • Getting Started
  • Important Information Sheet
  • Safety Environment Information
  • Software & User's Guide CD
  • Power Cord
  • Print Head
  • Warranty Card
  • 1 x Black Ink Cartridge
  • 1 x Cyan Ink Cartridge
  • 1 x Magenta Ink Cartridge
  • 1 x Yellow Ink Cartridge
  • 1 x Pigment Black Ink Cartridge
  • PIXMA MG8220 Multifunction Printer
  • CD/DVD Printing Tray
  • Cross Sell Sheet
  • Getting Started
  • Important Information Sheet
  • Networking Troubleshooting Guide
  • Safety Environment Information
  • Setup Software & User's Guide CD-ROM
  • Warranty Card
  • 1 x Pigmented Black Ink Cartridge
  • 1 x Black Ink Cartridge
  • 1 x Cyan Ink Cartridge
  • 1 x Magenta Ink Cartridge
  • 1 x Yellow Ink Cartridge
  • 1 x Gray Ink Cartridge
  • Power Cord
  • Print Head
  • WorkForce 840 Multifunction Printer
  • 1 x Black Ink Cartridge
  • 1 x Cyan Ink Cartridge
  • 1 x Magenta Ink Cartridge
  • 1 x Yellow Ink Cartridge
  • Instruction Manual
  • CD-ROM Containing Drivers and Bonus Software
  • Free Sample Paper Pack
  • Telephone Cord
  • Power Cable
  • Artisan 835 Multifunction Printer
  • 1 x Black Ink Cartridge
  • 1 x Cyan Ink Cartridge
  • 1 x Light Cyan Ink Cartridge
  • 1 x Magenta ink Cartridge
  • 1 x Light Magenta Ink Cartridge
  • 1 x Yellow Ink Cartridge
  • Set up and Instructions Manuals
  • Software CD
  • 6' Power Cable
  • 6' Telephone Cord
  • Epson Preferred Invitation
  • Network & Communication

    Wireless LAN Yes Yes Yes Yes
    Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11b/g/n IEEE 802.11b/g/n IEEE 802.11b/g/n IEEE 802.11b/g/n
    Ethernet Technology   Ethernet Fast Ethernet Fast Ethernet
    Ethernet   Yes Yes Yes

    Physical Characteristics

    Height 6.6" 7.9" 12.0" 7.8"
    Width 17.8" 15.6" 17.6" 18.3"
    Depth 14.5" 18.5" 22.3" 25.8"
    Weight (Approximate) 645.44  oz 377.6  oz 352.0  oz 398.4  oz
    Form Factor Desktop Desktop Desktop Desktop
    Color       Black

    Warranty

    Limited Warranty 1 Year 1 Year 1 Year 1 Year
    Additional Warranty Information
    • Instant exchange program
    • 1-Year Toll-free technical phone support

    With InstantExchange program

       

    Media Handling

    Media Size Letter - 8.50" x 10.98", Legal - 8.50" x 14.02", 4" x 6", 5" x 7", 8" x 10", Envelope No. 10, A4 - 8.27" x 11.69" Letter - 8.50" x 10.98", Legal - 8.50" x 14.02", Envelope No. 10 - 4.13" x 9.49", 4" x 6", 5" x 7", 8" x 10" A4 - 8.27" x 11.69", A5 - 5.83" x 8.27", A6 - 4.13" x 5.83", B5 - 6.93" x 9.84", Half-letter, Executive - 10.51" x 7.24", 3.50" x 44", 8.50" x 44", 4" x 6", 8.50" x 14.02", 3.50" x 5", 5" x 7", 8" x 10", 8.50" x 11", Custom Size Letter - 8.50" x 11", 4" x 6", 5" x 7", 8" x 10", 3.50" x 5", Legal - 8.50" x 14", A4 - 8.30" x 11.70", A6 - 4.10" x 5.80", Half-letter - 10.50" x 7.25", Executive, Envelope No. 10
    Standard Input Media Capacity 300 sheets 300 sheets 500 sheets 140 sheets
    Number of Input Trays Supported 2 2 2 2
    Number of Input/Multipurpose Trays Installed 2 2 2 2
    Borderless Printing Yes Yes   Yes
    Media Handling 1 x Feeder 150 Sheet, 1 x Cassette 150 Sheet 1 x Feeder 150 Sheet, 1 x Cassette 150 Sheet 2 x Input Tray 250 Sheet, 1 x Automatic Document Feeder 30 Sheet 1 x Input Tray 120 Sheet, 1 x Photo Tray 20 Sheet, 1 x Output Tray 30 Sheet, 1 x Automatic Document Feeder 30 Sheet
    Media Type High Resolution Paper, Photo Paper, Glossy Paper, Plain Paper, Semi-gloss Photo Paper, Matte Paper, CD/DVD Plain Paper, High Resolution Paper, Glossy Paper, Semi-gloss Photo Paper, Matte Paper, Fine Art Paper, Envelope, CD/DVD Plain Paper, Bright White Paper, Photo Paper, Glossy Paper, Premium Paper, Semi-gloss Photo Paper, Presentation Paper, Matte Paper, Matte Scrapbook Paper, Bond Paper, Air Mail Paper, Envelope Plain Paper, Bright White Paper, Photo Paper, Glossy Paper, Premium Paper, Semi-gloss Photo Paper, Presentation Paper, Matte Paper, Inkjet Paper, CD/DVD, Bond Paper, Envelope, Air Mail Paper
    Maximum Input Media Capacity 300 sheets 300 sheets 500 sheets 140 sheets
    Maximum Print Size Legal - 8.50" x 14.02" Legal - 8.50" x 14" - 8.50" x 44" Legal - 8.50" x 14"

    Scanning

    Color Depth 48-bit 48-bit 48-bit 48-bit
    Interpolated Resolution 19200 x 19200 dpi 19200 x 19200 dpi 9600 x 9600 dpi 9600 x 9600 dpi
    Scan Color Color Color Color Color
    Maximum Scan Size 8.50" x 11.70" 8.50" x 11.70"    
    Scanner Type Flatbed Flatbed Flatbed Flatbed
    Grayscale Depth 16-bit      
    Optical Resolution 2400 dpi 4800 dpi 2400 dpi 4800 dpi
    Hardware Resolution 2400 x 4800 dpi 4800 x 9600 dpi 1200 x 2400 dpi  

    Power Description

    Off-Mode Power Consumption 400 mW   200 mW 300 mW
    Standby Power Consumption 2.90 W     5 W
    Operating Power Consumption 22 W   16 W 25 W

    Technical Information

    Platform Supported Mac, PC PC, Mac Mac, PC PC, Mac
    Maximum Print Resolution 9600 x 2400 dpi 9600 x 2400 dpi 5760 x 1440 dpi 5760 x 1440 dpi
    Number of Colors 5 6 4 6
    Color Cartridge Type Individual Color Cartridge Individual Color Cartridge Individual Color Cartridge Individual Color Cartridge
    ISO Mono Print Speed (ipm) 12.5 12.5    
    Print Color Color Color Color Color
    Maximum Photo Print Speed 20 Second 20 Second   10 Second
    Duplex Printing Automatic Automatic Automatic Automatic
    ISO Color Print Speed (ipm) 9.3 9.3    
    Multifunction Devices Copier/Printer/Scanner Copier/Printer/Scanner Copier/Fax/Printer/Scanner Copier/Fax/Printer/Scanner
    ISO Color Print Speed (ppm)     9.3 9
    ISO Mono Print Speed (ppm)     15 9.5

    Copier

    Copier Type Flatbed Flatbed Flatbed Flatbed
    Copy Color Color Color Color Color
    Number of Copies 99 99 99 99
    Maximum Document Reduction 25% 25% 25% 25%
    Maximum Document Enlargement 400% 400% 400% 400%
    Maximum Color Copy Speed (cpm)       38
    Maximum Mono Copy Speed (cpm)       38

    Faxing

    Fax Color     Color Color
    Fax Memory Capacity     180 pages 180 pages

    Fonts & Emulation

    Language Emulation     Epson ESC/P Raster Epson ESC/P Raster

    Performance

    Macworld Labs (Quality)

    Print quality: Text

    Very Good Superior Superior Very Good
    Print quality: Color photo

    Superior Superior Good Superior
    Print quality:PDF

    Very Good Superior Good Superior
    Scan quality: Color photo

    Good Good Good Fair
    Scan quality: Line art

    Good Fair Good Very Good
    Copy quality

    Very Good Superior Good Very Good

    Macworld Labs (Speed)

    Print speed: Text

    ppm

    8.1 12.2 15.4 5.6
    Print speed rating: Text

    Very Good Superior    
    Print speed: Color photo

    seconds for 8X10 photo

    111.47 82.7 56.01 213.7
    Print speed rating: Color photo

    Good Very Good    
    Print speed: PDF

    seconds for 4-page PDF

    256.13 132.77 56.83 341.31
    Print speed rating: PDF

    Good Very Good    
    Scan speed 1

    seconds for 8 x 10 color photo at 600 dpi

    27.6 48.3 33.3 53.9
    Scan speed 2

    seconds 4 x 6 color photo at 1200 dpi

    41.1 94.2 26.3 99.2
    Scan speed rating

    Superior Good