A home or small office can sometime be in need of a high-end inkjet printer that provides the ability to print from any room in the house. Most personal inkjet printers are connected only via wired connection, but the Canon Pixma MX870 offers wireless connection. This unit has the ability to print documents, make copies, scan documents and send faxes. The two Canon MX870 ink cartridges that are needed to operate this printer have the ability to create a resolution of 9600x2400 dpi.
The standard capacity of Pixma MX870 ink cartridges are 244 pages for color and 220 pages for black. However, higher capacities are available that may fit into budgets a bit better. The high capacity color Canon MX870 ink cartridge has a maximum page yield of 349 pages, while the black high capacity printer ink can print as many as 400 pages before expiring. Replacements are available directly from the manufacturer or from third party vendors that specialize in remanufacturing previous owned Pixma MX870 ink tanks. They replace all moving parts and refill it with high quality printer ink so that it provides the same high performance as the OEM ink, just with a smaller price tag.
Automatic duplex printing is an included feature which can appeal to some users. The copy machine has the ability to enlarge or reduce images to fit onto any sized document. The MX870 can print on various types and sizes of paper which open up all kinds of creative doors for users. From the privacy of the home, they have the potential to make greeting cards, business cards and even transparencies or iron-on transfers.
Overall the multi-purpose machine will be a beneficial addition to any home office. The affordable upfront price and low cost of replacement Canon MX870 ink will make printing, copying, scanning and faxing economical possibilities for just about any buyer.
Canon PIXMA MX870 Instructional Video
A video demonstration of the steps for Canon PIXMA MX870 ink cartridge replacement.
Canon PIXMA MX870 Instructional Video Transcript
The Canon PIXMA MX870 has an excellent set of all-in-one functions, along with extras like a 2.5-inch LCD and memory card reader slots for added convenience. The 35-sheet automatic document feeder is great for quick scans and copies, and the intuitive scroll wheel makes it easy to navigate menus.
Start with the printer plugged in and turned on, and open the paper tray at the front of the unit. Lift up from inside the paper tray opening to access the cartridges. As the lid raises, a support lever will slide and lock into place.
Look for the PIXMA MX870 ink cartridge that is flashing rapidly to determine which needs to be replaced. Slide the small lever on the front of cartridge backward to release it from the carriage, and lift it upward to remove it.
Take the new Canon MX870 ink cartridge out of its box, then carefully cut open the bag and remove it.
The MX870 cartridge has a tape strip at the top that can be removed by pulling in the direction of the arrows. Remove the plastic protector at the bottom by prying the small lever on the cartridge to release it.
Place the new Canon MX870 ink cartridge into the empty slot, pressing gently on the top until you feel it click into place. Notice that the light will now stay solid, indicating the cartridge is full.
Release the support by lifting up on the scanning unit and pressing the lever inward until it begins to collapse. Close the lid slowly.
You are now ready to resume printing with your Canon PIXMA MX870 printer.
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