The PIXMA MG5420 Wireless Color All-in-One Inkjet Photo Printer from Canon prints in black and white at 15 ipm, in color at 10 ipm, and can output a borderless 4 x 6" photo in 21 seconds. Easily print borderless photos as large as 8.5 x 11" right at home. Its HD Movie Print feature lets you to take a frame from an HD movie recorded on an EOS or PowerShot camera and print it as a photo. In addition to photos and documents, the MG5420 can print directly onto inkjet-printable CDs, DVDs, and Blu-rays. The printer can also be used to create passport and ID photos as well as index prints.
The MG5420 features automatic double-sided printing, allowing you to cut your paper consumption by up to 50%. Canon's Easy-WebPrint EX lets you collect content from different websites into a single document which can be printed or saved as a PDF.
Scanning can be initiated from a computer or from the unit itself. In addition to scanning via a USB connection to a computer, you can scan to a memory card or to any Wi-Fi-enabled computer on your network. The scanner automatically detects whether you are scanning a photo or document and applies the appropriate settings. Should the document or image need to be retouched, the MG5420's Auto Document Fix and Auto Photo Fix II can correct issues such as faded text, over and under-exposure, and incorrect skin tones.
Use the built-in copy function to duplicate 1 and 2-sided documents. The copier can enlarge or shrink images and documents anywhere between 25% and 400% of the original size. Other copy features include 4-in-1 and 2-in-1 copying, auto exposure and intensity, fit to page, and color correction.
In addition to USB connectivity, the MG5420 includes Wi-Fi connectivity so wireless devices can share the unit. The printer is compatible with AirPrint so you can print directly from an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch without installing any drivers. You can also print documents and photos from other smartphones and memory cards.
Speed and Quality
- Resolution: 9600 x 2400 maximum color dpi with an ink drop as small as 1.0 pl
- Ink Cartridges: The 5-color ink system consists of 4 dye-based inks as well as a pigment-based black ink for printing text
- Individual Ink Cartridge System: Only replace the color that runs out
- Borderless Photos: Print a borderless 4.0 x 6.0" photo in approximately 21 seconds
- Print Speed: Print documents and web pages as fast as 15.0 ipm in black and 10.0 ipm in color
- ChromaLife100+: The printer is part of the ChromaLife100+ system which combines FINE print head technology with Canon ink and photo paper to print borderless photos that have been tested to last up to 300 years when stored in an archival-quality photo album
Ease Of Use
- My Image Garden: Organize, edit, and print photos using tools such as Fun Filters, calendar organization, automatic layout suggestions, and facial recognition photo tagging
- Full HD Movie Print: Take an HD movie with a compatible Canon EOS Digital SLR or PowerShot camera and print an individual frame as a borderless photo
- Filter Effects: Add effects such as Fish Eye, Miniature, Toy Camera, Soft Focus, and Background Blur to images before printing them
- Built-In CD/DVD Printing: Print directly on an inkjet-printable CD, DVD, or Blu-ray instead of using labels
- Scroll Wheel: Quickly access and select menu items
- Built-In 3.0" Color LCD: Insert a memory card to view, edit, and print images without a computer
- Auto Duplex Printing: Print on both sides of the page and cut your paper usage by up to 50%
- Easy-WebPrint EX: Collect sections from different websites and lay them out on one page. Move, resize, and trim the clips, insert notes, edit the text, and print the document or save it as a PDF
- Auto Photo Fix II: Automatically categorizes scanned images into one of 5 types - Portrait, Scenery, Night Scenery, Snapshot with Scenery, and Snapshot with Night Scenery - and applies image and multi-zone exposure correction. It also corrects backlit or under-exposed faces
- Auto Document Fix: Uses area-by-area data correction to ensure sharp text and pictures with accurate color tone and contrast
- Auto Scan Mode: Detects whether the original is a photo or document and applies the appropriate settings
- Quick Start: Begin printing, scanning, or copying as soon as you turn on the printer
- Dual Paper Feeding: Keep 2 different types of paper loaded at the same time
- Borderless Photos: Print borderless photos in sizes ranging from 4.0 x 6.0" up to 8.5 x 11.7"
- Built-In Wireless: Print and scan wirelessly from any Wi-Fi-enabled computer on your network
- AirPrint & Mobile Device Printing: Print wirelessly from a compatible iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, or Android device
- PIXMA Cloud Link: Print pictures from online photo albums such as CANON iMAGE GATEWAY and Picasa as well as templates including seasonal stationary and calendars from wherever you are to a compatible Canon PIXMA Wireless All-in-One
- PictBridge: Print photos directly from a compatible digital camera or camera phone