Small businesses and home offices alike can benefit from the Canon Pixma MP530. This all-in-one unit has all the features either would need, while adding a few features common to Canon products. Costing less than $200, this printer could be a steal for many, however the high costs of Canon Pixma MP530 ink could be a deterrent for some. Like most, this printer ink is expensive, causing a high cost of ownership in the long run.
Weighing 28.2 pounds with measurements of 18.5x18.4x10.4 inches, it leaves a large footprint and has been criticized for its bulky presence. The Pixma MP530 inkjet unit can print on credit card, 4x6, 4x8, 5x7, 8x10, legal, letter and US envelope paper, making its large size less of a hassle. It is Windows and Mac compatible and has USB capabilities.
Canon MP530 ink cartridges are used and come included in the box. Said to have high printer ink consumption, the Canon MP530 ink cartridges cost relatively more than others in its range, however, they give excellent quality and precision. With resolutions of 600x600 dpi with black Canon MP580 ink and 9600x2400 dpi for color, it's easy to see why the printer is such a big seller. Black pages print with a speed of 29 pages per minute, and color pages print 19 pages per minute. For an inkjet small business aimed printer in this price range, it's at the top of its class.
However, some users regret buying the unit because of it high usage of the Canon MP530 ink. Many say they've even had problems with print leaks, flimsy construction and unreliability. Users also dislike its bulky construction. There are many who love it, though, because of its easy setup and usage. Those who hate it and love it usually can agree on only one thing—it has sharp tones and colors print after print.
Based on our 100% Satisfaction Guarantee, Ink Technologies will accept returns of compatible or remanufactured ink and toner cartridges for full credit if the returned product has a valid return authorization number and is received in our warehouse within 6 months of the original shipping date. If there is a confirmed print quality issue, only 1 set of opened products will be accepted for credit returns, and only if less than 30% of the ink or toner has been used.
Ink Technologies will replace defective compatible or remanufactured products free of charge if the products are returned within 1 year of the original ship date, and provide a return shipping tag for return of the product.