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  • The following values may vary depending on the operating environment.

General Specifications

Power supply 100-240 V AC (50/60 Hz)
Power consumption

Printing: 37 W max.

Standby (minimum): 2.5 W max. *1

OFF: 0.4 W max. *2

*1 The wait time for standby cannot be changed.

*2 The printer uses a trace amount of power even when turned off. To stop all power consumption, turn off the printer and unplug the power cord.

Operating environment

Temperature: 41 to 95 °F (5 to 35 °C)

Humidity: 10 to 90 % RH (no condensation)

* The performance of the printer may be reduced under certain temperature and humidity conditions.

Recommended conditions:

Temperature: 59 to 86 °F (15 to 30 °C)

Humidity: 10 to 80 % RH (no condensation)

* For the temperature and humidity conditions of papers such as photo paper, refer to the paper's packaging or the supplied instructions.

Storage environment

Temperature: 32 to 104 °F (0 to 40 °C)

Humidity: 5 to 95 % RH (no condensation)

Dimensions (W x D x H)

28.5 x 17.2 x 11.3 inches (723 x 435 x 285 mm)

* With the trays retracted.


Approx. 71.1 lb (Approx. 32.3 kg)

* With the Print Head and ink tanks installed.

Printing resolution (dpi)

2400 dpi horizontally * x 1200 dpi vertically

* Prints with a minimum 1/2400 inch dot pitch between ink droplets.

Print Head/Ink Total 18432 nozzles (MBK / PBK / C / M / Y / PC / PM / GY / PGY / R / B / CO each 1536 nozzles)
Memory 1 GB

Network Specifications

Communication protocol TCP/IP
Wired LAN

Supported Standards: IEEE802.3u (100BASE-TX) / IEEE802.3 (10BASE-T)

Transfer speed: 10 M/100 Mbps (auto switching)

Wireless LAN

Supported Standards: IEEE802.11n / IEEE802.11g / IEEE802.11b

Frequency bandwidth: 2.4 GHz

Channel: 1-11 or 1-13

* Frequency bandwidth and available channels differ depending on country or region.

Communication distance: Indoors 164 feet/50 m

* Effective range varies depending on the installation environment and location.


WEP (64/128 bits)




WPS (Push button configuration/PIN code method)


Cableless setup

Other Features: Administration password


For information on the types of paper the printer supports, see Media Types You Can Use.

Paper width

Rear tray: From 3.5 to 17.0 inches (89 to 432 mm)

Manual feed tray: From 8.0 to 17.0 inches (203.2 to 432 mm)

Minimum paper length

Rear tray: 5.0 inches (127 mm)

Manual feed tray: 10.0 inches (254 mm)

Maximum printable length 25.5 inches (647.7 mm)

Rear tray:

Plain paper: From 17 to 28 lb (64 to 105 g /m2)

Specialty paper: Up to 80 lb (300 g /m2) / from 4 to 11.8 mil (0.1 to 0.3 mm)

Manual feed tray:

Specialty paper: Up to 107 lb (400 g /m2) / from 4 to 27.6 mil (0.1 to 0.7 mm)

Print area For details, see Printing Area.

Minimum System Requirements

Conform to the operating system's requirements when higher than those given here.


Operating System

Windows 8.1*, Windows 8

Windows 7, Windows 7 SP1

Windows Vista SP2

* Windows 8.1 includes Windows 8.1 Update.

Printer driver, Quick Utility Toolbox and IJ Network Device Setup Utility support the following OS:

Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2.

Hard Disk Space

3.1 GB

Note: For bundled software installation.

The necessary amount of hard disk space may be changed without notice.

Display XGA 1024 x 768

Mac OS

Operating System OS X v10.7.5 - OS X v10.10
Hard Disk Space

1.5 GB

Note: For bundled software installation.

The necessary amount of hard disk space may be changed without notice.

Display XGA 1024 x 768

Other Supported OS

Some functions may not be available with each OS. Refer to the Canon web site for details on operation with iOS and Android.

Mobile Printing Capability

Apple AirPrint
Google Cloud Print
PIXMA Cloud Link
  • An internet connection is required to use all the Online Manual.
  • Windows: Operation can only be guaranteed on a computer with Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7 or Windows Vista pre-installed.
  • Windows: A CD-ROM Drive or internet connection is required during software installation.
  • Windows: Internet Explorer 8, 9, 10 or 11 is required to install Easy-WebPrint EX.
  • Windows: Some functions may not be available with Windows Media Center.
  • Windows: .NET Framework 4 or 4.5 must be installed to use the Windows software.
  • Mac OS: For Mac OS, an internet connection is required during software installation.
  • In an in-house network environment, the 5222 port must be open. Contact the network administrator for details.

Information in this guide is subject to change without notice.