Pros

  • Affordably priced
  • Prints attractive put slightly pale text

Cons

  • Can't upgrade to additional paper trays
  • Can't upgrade to additional paper trays

At A Glance

Produced attractive put slightly pale text. Though lightweight and compact, this model feels sturdy.

Manufacturer’s Description

You'll be amazed at the superb output that this compact photo printer delivers. Thanks to its patented print head technology, you can produce beautiful, long-lasting photos with borderless edges, from credit-card size up to 8.5"x 11". Plus, your documents will feature crisp, laser-quality text. It will even look great on your desk! For a no-compromise printer that's simple to use, this is an excellent value.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 1436B002
Interfaces/Ports
USB Yes
General Information
Manufacturer Canon, Inc
Manufacturer Part Number 1436B002
UPC Code 13803066173
Brand Name Canon
Product Name PIXMA iP1700 Photo Printer
Marketing Information

You'll be amazed at the superb output that this compact photo printer delivers. Thanks to its patented print head technology, you can produce beautiful, long-lasting photos with borderless edges, from credit-card size up to 8.5"x 11". Plus, your documents will feature crisp, laser-quality text. It will even look great on your desk! For a no-compromise printer that's simple to use, this is an excellent value.

Product Model iP1700
Product Type Inkjet Printer
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.usa.canon.com
Product Line PIXMA
Product Series iP
Memory
Standard Memory 96 KB
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • PIXMA iP1700 Photo Printer
  • FINE Cartridges: PG-40 Black, CL-41 Color
  • Power Cord
  • Easy Setup Instructions
  • Document Kit:
  • Setup Instructions & User's Guide CD-ROM
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Registration Card
  • Cross Sell Sheet
Physical Characteristics
Height 6.5"
Width 17.2"
Depth 10"
Form Factor Desktop
Warranty
Limited Warranty 1 Year
Media Handling
Media Type Photo Paper, Envelope, Borderless Media
Borderless Printing Yes
Media Size Letter, Legal, Envelope No. 10, 2.13" x 3.39", 4" x 6", 4" x 8", 5" x 7", 8" x 10"
Technical Information
Platform Supported PC, Mac
Maximum Mono Print Speed (ppm) 22
Maximum Color Print Speed (ppm) 17
Maximum Print Resolution 4800 x 1200 dpi
Print Color Color
Maximum Photo Print Speed 55 Second

Performance

PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
Print quality: Text Good
Print quality: Grayscale photo Fair
PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
Print speed: Text 15.8   ppm
Performance
One-Page Grayscale Graphic (secs) 12.17
Two-Page Excel Document (secs) 15.66
Output Score, Grayscale Graphics, Best Quality Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Grayscale-Best) Fair
Three-Page PowerPoint Document (secs) 18.95
Output Score, Line Art, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-LineArt-Default) Good
Three-Page Word Document (secs) 17.74
Ten-Page Word Document (secs) 38.08
Color Photo, Normal Settings 11.55
Output Score, Text, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Text-Default) Good
Tested Color Speed (ppm) 7.8
Color Photo (secs) 11.55
Line Art Output Quality Good