Canon unveils two new printers for the work-at-homebodies

Office jockeys and home entrepreneurs take note: Canon's two newest batters in the PIXMA lineup of all-in-one printers are packing some serious heat.

Office jockeys and home entrepreneurs take note: Canon's two newest batters in the Pixma lineup of all-in-one printers are packing some serious heat. The Pixma MX860 and Pixma MX330 multifunction inkjets are generally suited for small businesses operating out of the home, but don't let the "business" moniker fool you; they also feature Canon's ChromaLife 100 ink system that uses both dye and pigment ink to get the best image quality possible in a small printer. Both printers are available for purchase now at their respective prices. Here's a closer look at their individual features:


Canon Pixma MX860

  • $199.99
  • Built-in wireless 802.11b/g print server in addition an Ethernet network port
  • Auto-duplex paper handling lets you print on both sides of a single sheet
  • Capability to print and scan at the same time, decreasing the time it takes to complete a project
  • Super G3 fax capabilities can handle up to 250 incoming pages in memory
  • Large 2.5-inch TFT color screen
  • Five color individual ink tank system
  • Max resolution: 9,600x2,400 color dpi



Canon Pixma MX330

  • $109.99
  • Auto photo fix detects types of photos and automatically corrects brightness and contrast
  • Includes 1.8-inch TFT color screen
  • Printer can produce a "photo-lab" quality four inch by six inch photo in 41 seconds, according to Canon
  • Max color resolution: 4,800x2,400dpi
  • Features Canon's Quick Start feature that changes from the start-up screen to stand-by mode in seconds after pressing power key

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Justin Yu covers headphones and peripherals for CNET. When he's not wading through Web gulch or challenging colleagues to typing tests, you can find him making fun of technology with Jeff Bakalar every afternoon on The 404 show.

 

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