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Price Best Price: $200.00
Pros
  • Good text and photo output
  • Automatic duplexing
  • Cheap ink
  • Fast performance
  • Prints on specially coated CD/DVD media
  • Extremely affordable ink
  • Fast print speeds on plain paper
  • Generous paper capacity
  • Fast, quiet performance
  • Exceptional text and image quality
Cons
  • Inefficient control-panel layout
  • High-priced inks
  • Text and graphics printed on plain paper look faded
  • Difficult push-scan setup
  • No automatic document feeder
At A Glance

Specs

Pricing

Part Number 6224B002 C11CA74201 C11CB92201 4502B017

Requirements

Operating System Compatibility Macintosh OS X 10.5 (Leopard)|Macintosh OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard)|Macintosh OS X 10.7 (Lion)|Microsoft Windows 7|Microsoft Windows Vista|Microsoft Windows XP Microsoft Windows 7|Microsoft Windows Vista|Microsoft Windows XP Microsoft Windows 7|Microsoft Windows Vista|Microsoft Windows XP Microsoft Windows 7|Microsoft Windows Vista|Microsoft Windows XP

General Information

UPC Code 13803145892 10343877016 10343882997 13803123302

Ports and Connections

Available Interfaces USB      
Wireless connection 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n|Yes Yes Yes Yes

Storage Media

SD card Mini SD Card|SD Card|SDHC Card SD Card Micro SD|SD Card|SDHC Card|SDXC Card Micro SD|SD Card|SDHC Card|SDXC Card
Memory stick Memory Stick Duo|Memory Stick Micro|Memory Stick PRO Duo Memory Stick PRO Duo Memory Stick PRO Duo Memory Stick PRO Duo

Scanning

Scanner Type Flatbed Flatbed Flatbed Flatbed

Platform Support

Printer languages supported GDI/Host-based GDI/Host-based GDI/Host-based GDI/Host-based

Cost Per Page

Plain Text Page (Highest yield vendor ink) 6.3  cents per page 3.3  cents per page 3.1  cents per page 4.7  cents per page

Media Handling

Other media supported   CD/DVD    

Performance

Macworld Labs (Speed)

Print speed: Text

ppm

6.6 7.4 11.3 8.0
Print speed rating: Text

Good   Superior  
Print speed: Color photo

seconds for 8X10 photo

225.22 64.28 157.0 113.12
Print speed rating: Color photo

Good   Good  
Print speed: PDF

seconds for 4-page PDF

376.34 129.53 135.0 259.38
Print speed rating: PDF

Good   Very Good  
Scan speed 1

seconds for 8 x 10 color photo at 600 dpi

36.1 44.8 48.1 38.4
Scan speed 2

seconds 4 x 6 color photo at 1200 dpi

75.5 88.4 94.6 76.9
Scan speed rating

Very Good   Good  

Macworld Labs (Quality)

Print quality: Text

  Good Very Good Good
Print quality: Color photo

  Very Good Superior Superior
Print quality:PDF

  Very Good Very Good Superior
Scan quality: Color photo

  Very Good Very Good Fair
Scan quality: Line art

  Very Good Good Very Good
Copy quality

  Very Good Very Good Very Good