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.

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