Pros

  • Fast scanning speeds
  • Automatic duplexing and roomy paper trays
  • Very nice photo quality

Cons

  • Mediocre print speeds

At A Glance

For a reasonable price, you get automatic duplexing and dual 150-sheet input trays, but the trade-off is mediocre print speed.

Manufacturer’s Description

The PIXMA MP560 Wireless Inkjet Photo All-In-One perfectly blends performance and convenience. Its built-in two-sided printing can save you paper and help the environment so you can be efficient and eco-friendly, all at the same time.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.cusa.canon.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 3747B008AA
Requirements
Operating System Compatibility Microsoft Windows XP
Ports and Connections
Wireless connection 802.11b
Storage Media
Memory stick Memory Stick
SD card SD Card
Scanning
Scanner Type Flatbed

Performance

PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
Print quality: Text Good
Print quality: Color photo Superior
Print quality: Grayscale photo Very Good
Copy quality Very Good
PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
Print speed: Text 9.6   ppm
Performance
300dpi Line Art Image (secs) 16.99
Final Scan Time, One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi 9.48
Two-Page Excel Document (secs) 42.84
Color Output Quality Good
One-Page Line Art, Maximum Resolution Good
Final Scan Time, 2-by-2-Inch Document, 600 dpi 10.57
4 by 6 Grayscale Photo (secs) 20.45
4 by 6 Color Photo (secs) 21.94
Final Scan Time, 4-by-5-Inch Document, 100 dpi 7.4
Ten-Page Word Document (secs) 81.49
Overall Scan Quality Good
Preview Scan, One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi 5.75
Sports Action Shot (secs) 76.06
Grayscale Glossy Output Quality n/a
One-Page Copy (secs) 17.57
One-Page Webpage (secs) 27.73
Tested Grayscale Speed (ppm) 2.9
Three-Page Word Document (secs) 39.49
Preview Scan, 2-by-2-Inch Document, 600 dpi 5.98
Tested Glossy Photo Speed (ppm) 3.5
One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi Good
Preview Scan, 4-by-5-Inch Document, 100 dpi 5.73
Tested Color Speed (ppm) 2.6
Line Art Output Quality Very Good

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