• Very inexpensive
  • Impressive text and photo quality


  • Minimal features
  • Mediocre to slow print speeds

At A Glance

Home and student users should love the prints and the price, but they'll need a little patience.

Manufacturer’s Description

Pixma IP2600 photo printer offers a maximum 4800 x 1200 color dpi with microscopic droplets as small as 2 picoliters. Prints 22 black/white pages per minute with 600 x 600 dpi and 17 color pages per minute with 4800 x 1200 dpi. Prints borderless photos up to 8-1/2 x 11. A borderless 4 x 6 photo comes out in approximately 55 seconds. Photo printer features a 100-sheet input tray and standard USB 2.0 interface. Auto Image Fix feature automatically corrects images for the best possible exposure, color, brightness and contrast. Full-photolithography Inkjet Nozzle Engineering uses a patented print head with 1,472 precision nozzles, ejecting ink droplets as small as 2 picoliters. Photo printer weighs 8.1 lb. Energy Star qualified.

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The Specs

Part Number 2435B003
Operating System Compatibility Microsoft Windows XP
General Information
UPC Code 883585506811


PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
Print quality: Text Very Good
Print quality: Color photo Superior
Print quality: Grayscale photo Good
Copy quality n/a
PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
Print speed: Text 8.5   ppm
Grayscale Glossy Output Quality n/a
Two-Page Excel Document (secs) 65.53
Sports Action Shot (secs) 45.12
Line Art Output Quality Good
4 by 6 Grayscale Photo (secs) 25.97
Tested Color Speed (ppm) 1.9
Overall Scan Quality n/a
One-Page Webpage (secs) 32.25
Tested Lineart Speed (ppm) 3.8
Color Output Quality Very Good
Ten-Page Word Document (secs) 91.89
300dpi Line Art Image (secs) 15.7
Tested Grayscale Speed (ppm) 2.3
Three-Page Word Document (secs) 60.43
Tested Glossy Photo Speed (ppm) 1.3
4 by 6 Color Photo (secs) 27.3

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