Pros

  • Very inexpensive
  • Brisk copy, scan, and photo speeds

Cons

  • Pricey black ink; slow text speed
  • Photos can look pinkish or pale

At A Glance

You get decent features and speed for the price, but the inks are costly and the photos, pale.

Manufacturer’s Description

The PIXMA MX330 brings high performance and versatility right to your door step. Utilize 4800 x 1200 maximum color dpi1 firing at 2pl with the heralded Black and Color fine Ink cartridge system for great detail and a built-in, fully-integrated 30-sheet Auto Document Feeder for fast copying and scanning of your originals so you can multi-task while you're in or out of the office.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.cusa.canon.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 3300B002
Requirements
Operating System Compatibility Microsoft Windows XP
General Information
UPC Code 13803102963
Faxing
Fax Resolution (dpi) 300 x 300 dpi
Scanning
Scanner Type Flatbed

Performance

PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
Print quality: Text Very Good
Print quality: Color photo Very Good
Print quality: Grayscale photo Good
Copy quality Very Good
PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
Print speed: Text 7.7   ppm
Performance
Final Scan Time, 4-by-5-Inch Document, 100 dpi 8.41
Grayscale Glossy Output Quality n/a
One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi Good
Final Scan Time, One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi 13.23
Preview Scan, 4-by-5-Inch Document, 100 dpi 6.27
Two-Page Excel Document (secs) 57.83
Sports Action Shot (secs) 38.71
Line Art Output Quality Good
4 by 6 Grayscale Photo (secs) 25.53
Tested Color Speed (ppm) 2.2
Overall Scan Quality Good
One-Page Webpage (secs) 28.59
Preview Scan, One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi 6.19
Color Output Quality Good
Ten-Page Word Document (secs) 100.75
300dpi Line Art Image (secs) 15.62
Tested Grayscale Speed (ppm) 2.4
Three-Page Word Document (secs) 38.42
Tested Glossy Photo Speed (ppm) 3.8
Final Scan Time, 2-by-2-Inch Document, 600 dpi 14.64
One-Page Copy (secs) 14.58
One-Page Line Art, Maximum Resolution Good
Preview Scan, 2-by-2-Inch Document, 600 dpi 6.22
4 by 6 Color Photo (secs) 21.62

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