The Canon iP5000 is a high quality printer aimed at small businesses and homes. At 16 pounds and measuring 16.5"x6.7"x11.3", it is portable and will fit virtually anywhere. It can print up to 25 pages per minute using black printer ink and up to 17 pages per minute in color. For only $400-$450, this unit can print 4x6 color photographs at home in a little over 30 seconds using the Pixma iP5000.
Black, cyan, magenta and yellow are the colors of Canon iP5000 ink cartridges found in this unit. The black ink has up to 600x600dpi resolution, and the color ink has up to 9600x2400 dpi resolution. This is amongst the best quality available for the price tag. It uses a nozzle engineering print head that dispenses small droplets. There are over 1,800 nozzles, and individual tanks for the Pixma iP5000 ink cartridges. This saves money on replacement printer ink.
The Canon iP5000 actually prints bigger pictures at a slower rate than its sister inkjet printer, the iP4000. The reason for this is that the Canon iP5000 ink cartridges eject smaller droplets thus requiring over 30 per pixel. It may require a bit more patience, but the end result is worth the wait. It offers a 5-color system, with 2 different shades of black, one set of Canon iP5000 ink cartridges for text and the other for photographs. It is compatible with Mac and Windows and has a new drive system that increases speed whilst reducing noise.
The Canon iP5000 can hold up to 300 paper sheets and offers dual sided printing. It can print on letter, legal, envelopes and even credit cards. There is a paper allocation feature that allows the consumer to use multiple sizes of paper at the same time. One of the best features is the USB port designated for direct printing from a compatible digital camera or camcorder.
Consumer reviews are mostly all positive. Users love the reliability and simplicity of the Pixma iP5000. Experts agree that this inkjet unit is one of the best of its class but say it could have been the absolute best if it had built in networking. The Canon iP5000 has everything consumers could want in a photo printer, and it serves multiple purposes in homes and small offices.
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