The Canon S530D is a lower end inkjet photo printer. It is compatible with Windows and Mac and has both a parallel port and a USB port. There are 3 slots for direct connection to digital cameras and memory cards and an LCD for previewing an image before printing. The S530D can print a 4x6 color photo in approximately 50 seconds and an 8x10 in 100 seconds. However, reviews for this unit tend to positive towards black text printing but not so enthralled with the quality of color photos.
Consumers looking for a bargain and a good quality photo printer will be pleased with the Canon S530D. However, amateur photographers or businesses with high volume graphic printing probably want something with a little more accuracy and precision. Perhaps it is because only four Canon S530D ink cartridges are used opposed to newer models that have 6 tanks of printer ink.
The S530D weighs over 12 pounds and measures 16.9x7.4x11.6 inches, which is pretty compact and easily portable. The LCD is equipped with a control panel, which helps users navigate through the options and software without the use of a PC. However, the prints tend to come out better when directly connected to the computer. The major software features are Exif 2.2, which provides maximum color accuracy, and EasyPhoto-Print, which assists users in the process of turning their home office into a mini photo-lab.
Cyan, magenta, yellow and black are the four different colors of Canon S530D ink. They can be replaced for a very reasonable price, but a higher page yield of the Canon S530D ink cartridges tends to make them last quite a while. This inkjet unit is solid purchase, with results that are average. It will serve its purpose for normal volume printing and be reliable for years of memories. On special Canon paper, the Canon S530D ink cartridges can produce images that can last up to 25 years.
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