Pros

  • Superior text and monochrome graphics
  • Automatic document feeder (ADF)
  • No duplexing support on the Mac

Cons

  • Pricey black ink

At A Glance

The included Wi-Fi and ADF are nice perks at this bargain price point, but black ink costs are high.

Manufacturer’s Description

High-quality, ease of use and versatility make the PIXMA MX420 Wireless Inkjet Office All-In-One an excellent choice for your home or small office. Built-in Wi-Fi lets you print and scan from any room in your home while a built-in, fully integrated 30-sheet Auto Document Feeder means fast copying, scanning and faxing of your originals so you can increase your multitasking.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 4789B018
Interfaces/Ports
USB Yes
PictBridge Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 2.50 "
Display Screen Type LCD
General Information
Manufacturer Canon, Inc
UPC Code 660685029903
Manufacturer Part Number 4789B018
Brand Name Canon
Product Name PIXMA MX420 Multifunction Printer
Marketing Information

High-quality, ease of use and versatility make the PIXMA MX420 Wireless Inkjet Office All-In-One an excellent choice for your home or small office. Built-in Wi-Fi lets you print and scan from any room in your home while a built-in, fully integrated 30-sheet Auto Document Feeder means fast copying, scanning and faxing of your originals so you can increase your multitasking.

Product Model MX420
Product Type Inkjet Multifunction Printer
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.usa.canon.com
Product Line PIXMA
Product Series MX
Memory
Memory Card Supported Secure Digital, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC), MMC, MMCplus, CompactFlash (CF), Microdrive, Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo
Memory Card Slot Yes
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • PIXMA MX420 Multifunction Printer
  • 1 x Black Cartridge
  • 1 x Color Cartridge
  • Cross Sell Sheet
  • Getting Started
  • Important Information Sheet
  • Network Setup Troubleshooting
  • Read Before Setting Up Sheet
  • Setup Software & User's Guide CD-ROM
  • Warranty Card
  • Power Cord
  • 5 x Sample Media Sheets
  • Telephone Line Cable
Network & Communication
Wireless LAN Yes
Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11b/g/n
Ethernet Technology Ethernet
Ethernet Yes
Physical Characteristics
Height 7.8"
Width 18"
Depth 16.4"
Weight (Approximate) 308.8 oz
Color Black
Form Factor Desktop
Faxing
Fax Color Color
Fax Memory Capacity 50 pages
Warranty
Limited Warranty 1 Year
Media Handling
Media Size 4" x 6", 5" x 7", 8" x 10", Letter - 8.50" x 10.98", Legal - 8.50" x 14.02", Envelope No. 10
Standard Input Media Capacity 100 sheets
Number of Input Trays Supported 1
Number of Input/Multipurpose Trays Installed 1
Borderless Printing Yes
Media Handling 1 x Feeder 100 Sheet, 1 x Automatic Document Feeder 30 Sheet
Media Type Plain Paper, High Resolution Paper, Glossy Paper, Photo Paper, Semi-gloss Photo Paper, Matte Paper, Envelope
Maximum Input Media Capacity 100 sheets
Maximum Print Size Legal - 8.50" x 14.02"
Scanning
Color Depth 48-bit
Interpolated Resolution 19200 x 19200 dpi
Scan Color Color
Maximum Scan Size 8.50" x 11.70"
Scanner Type Flatbed
Optical Resolution 1200 dpi
Hardware Resolution 1200 x 2400 dpi
Technical Information
Platform Supported PC, Mac
Maximum Print Resolution 4800 x 1200 dpi
Number of Colors 4
Color Cartridge Type Single Multicolor Cartridge
ISO Mono Print Speed (ipm) 8.7
Print Color Color
Maximum Photo Print Speed 42 Second
ISO Color Print Speed (ipm) 5
Multifunction Devices Copier/Fax/Printer/Scanner
Copier
Copier Type Flatbed
Copy Color Color
Number of Copies 99
Maximum Document Reduction 25%
Maximum Document Enlargement 400%
ISO Color Copy Speed (ipm) 3.4

Performance

PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
Print quality: Text Superior
Print quality: Color photo Very Good
Scan quality: Text Good
Scan quality: Color photo Good
Scan quality: Line art Fair
Copy quality Superior
PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
Print speed: Text 5.6   ppm
Print speed rating: Text Good
Print speed: Color photo 1.7   ppm
Print speed rating: Color photo Good
Copy speed 2.9   ppm
Copy speed rating Good

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