Pros

  • Low price, dual paper trays
  • Top-quality photo prints

Cons

  • Small LCD
  • Limited in-printer editing

At A Glance

This basic multifunction printer has dual paper trays and produces high-quality photos, but its color LCD is small.

Manufacturer’s Description

This is one fast, versatile photo printer. Thanks to its patented print head and 5-color ink system, you can quickly produce spectacular, long-lasting photos with borderless edges from credit-card size up to 8.5" x 11" along with bold, laser-quality text. The two paper trays let you hold both plain and photo paper, so you're always ready to print text or photos. And for convenience, you can print two sided without manually flipping over the page!

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 1450B002
Interfaces/Ports
USB Yes
PictBridge Yes
General Information
Manufacturer Canon, Inc
UPC Code 13803066722
Manufacturer Part Number 1438B002
Brand Name Canon
Product Name PIXMA iP4300 Photo Printer
Marketing Information

This is one fast, versatile photo printer. Thanks to its patented print head and 5-color ink system, you can quickly produce spectacular, long-lasting photos with borderless edges from credit-card size up to 8.5" x 11" along with bold, laser-quality text. The two paper trays let you hold both plain and photo paper, so you're always ready to print text or photos. And for convenience, you can print two sided without manually flipping over the page!

Product Model iP4300
Product Type Inkjet Printer
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.usa.canon.com
Product Line PIXMA
Product Series iP
Memory
Standard Memory 42 KB
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • PIXMA iP4300 Photo Printer
  • PIXMA iP4300 Print Head
  • Power Cord
  • Easy Setup Instructions
  • Ink Tanks:
    • PGI-5BK Black
    • CLI-8BK Black
    • CLI-8C Cyan
    • CLI-8M Magenta
    • CLI-8Y Yellow
  • Document Kit:
    • Quick Start Guide
    • Registration Card
    • Setup Software & User's Guide CD-ROM
    Additional Information

    Noise Level (Approximate): 34 dB(A) in the best quality mode

    Physical Characteristics
    Height 6.3"
    Width 17.5"
    Depth 12.0"
    Weight (Approximate) 228.8 oz
    Form Factor Desktop
    Warranty
    Limited Warranty 1 Year
    Media Handling
    Media Size 2.13" x 3.39", 4" x 6", 4" x 8", 5" x 7", 8" x 10", Letter, Legal, Envelope No. 10
    Media Handling 2 x Input Tray
    Media Type Photo Paper, Envelope, Borderless Media
    Number of Input/Multipurpose Trays Installed 2
    Borderless Printing Yes
    Technical Information
    Platform Supported PC, Mac
    Maximum Photo Print Speed 36 Second
    Maximum Color Print Speed (ppm) 24
    Maximum Print Resolution 9600 x 2400 dpi
    Duplex Printing Automatic
    Maximum Mono Print Speed (ppm) 30
    Print Color Color

    Performance

    PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
    Print quality: Text Fair
    Print quality: Color photo Superior
    Print quality: Grayscale photo Good
    Copy quality Good
    PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
    Print speed: Text 8.2   ppm
    Performance
    Final Scan Time, 4-by-5-Inch Document, 100 dpi 7.12
    One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi Good
    Final Scan Time, One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi 8.67
    Preview Scan, 4-by-5-Inch Document, 100 dpi 6.78
    Two-Page Excel Document (secs) 40.15
    Sports Action Shot (secs) 39.76
    Line Art Output Quality Fair
    4 by 6 Grayscale Photo (secs) 17.63
    Tested Color Speed (ppm) 3.3
    Overall Scan Quality Good
    One-Page Webpage (secs) 19.12
    Tested Lineart Speed (ppm) 5.8
    Preview Scan, One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi 6.8
    Color Output Quality Good
    Ten-Page Word Document (secs) 95.09
    300dpi Line Art Image (secs) 10.43
    Tested Grayscale Speed (ppm) 3.4
    Three-Page Word Document (secs) 43.87
    Tested Glossy Photo Speed (ppm) 1.5
    Final Scan Time, 2-by-2-Inch Document, 600 dpi 15.83
    One-Page Copy (secs) 12.07
    One-Page Line Art, Maximum Resolution Good
    Preview Scan, 2-by-2-Inch Document, 600 dpi 6.82
    4 by 6 Color Photo (secs) 14.36

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