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CanonPIXMA PRO-1 Network Professional Inkjet Photo Printer
 
4.3

(based on 71 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (47)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (13)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (8)

85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (41)
  • Easy to set up (36)
  • Durable construction (26)
  • Reliable (25)
  • Fast print time (23)

Cons

  • Large footprint (20)
  • Too much ink used (13)
  • Slow print time (5)
  • Unreliable (4)
  • Flimsy construction (3)

Best Uses

  • Photos (47)
  • Black & white documents (14)
  • Graphics & charts (10)
  • Professional documents (7)
  • Color photos (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Frequent user (35), Heavy duty user (10), Infrequent user (8)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (37), Business (18)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

This printer comes with half filled ink

Because this printer ships with 50% full ink carts and requires priming because of the tubes from carts to print head you have a one time ink priming but that uses up half of the...Read complete review

Because this printer ships with 50% full ink carts and requires priming because of the tubes from carts to print head you have a one time ink priming but that uses up half of the ink in the cart so you only have 25% of a normal ink cart left in ink carts for first printing. Once you use the original ink carts which were only half full to begin with you will be happy once the replacement carts are installed with the amount of printing from this printer. You will find the Matt Black cart empties first.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Not what i expected

i use this product every day .. and every day i print around 30 11x17 . i use this one for Black and white and fine art printing most of the time .. What's...Read complete review

i use this product every day .. and every day i print around 30 11x17 . i use this one for Black and white and fine art printing most of the time .. What's wrong with it? .. the cost per print is very hi.somebody can explain why if i print only black and white i already change the complete set of inks.... twice !!! do some maths [$]printer+$350 inkset + $350 inkset ..i know it have to clean the heads but it just waste a Lot of ink... a Lot of ink ....a LOT of ink ..Other problem is the paper feed mechanism .. it just doesn't take the paper .. i use fine art papers as i stated before and i usually have problems with other printers not feeding that type of papers but not out of the box .. my canon pro 9500 develop this problem after 6 months and 4 thousand prints it for sure prints very nice, quite and it also looks good and professional on the desk. But plz dont spend that kind of money on a printer that have so many problems !!i also add a picture as a proofp.d. somebody else feels my pain ?

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5.0

I would recommend for a serious amateur.

By Daniel

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Canon PIXMA PRO-1 Network Professional Inkjet Photo Printer:

Excellent color and print quality. My only complaint is the size and weight

 
1.0

worst pice of garbage

By David

from Undisclosed

Site Member

Comments about Canon PIXMA PRO-1 Network Professional Inkjet Photo Printer:

This printer sucks ink like there is no tommorow I have had to use the plug in to print through another nightmare stay far away,

 
5.0

Excellent color photo printer and Canon offers excellent sup

By Frances

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Canon PIXMA PRO-1 Network Professional Inkjet Photo Printer:

I am extremely happy with this printer. I does a beautiful job reproducing my color images. It is perfect and I could not ask for more.

 
4.0

Great quality prints!

By Joshua

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Canon PIXMA PRO-1 Network Professional Inkjet Photo Printer:

Great printer but be careful when printing from Adobe Lightroom (at least in large sizes). Banding occurred at the end of the images. The fix is to print using a canon plugin for Lightroom instead of Lightroom's internal print panel.

(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

True color

By Ed

from Pratt, Kansas

Verified Buyer

Comments about Canon PIXMA PRO-1 Network Professional Inkjet Photo Printer:

The Canon pro-1 prints true to life colors even hard to print purple matches. The extra blacks and greys give shadow detail true to life. Great for scenic spots and wildlife. Ed

 
4.0

Beautiful Realistic Printing

By JanP

from Beaver, Pa

Verified Buyer

Comments about Canon PIXMA PRO-1 Network Professional Inkjet Photo Printer:

Recommended by Sue Bryce - not a disappointment. Does a wonderful job with good results. Have not used a great deal yet but happy with the purchase so far.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Nice prints, uses lots of ink

By pault

from VA

About Me Infrequent User

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Easy To Use

Cons

  • Slow Print Time
  • Too much ink used

Best Uses

  • Photos

Comments about Canon PIXMA PRO-1 Network Professional Inkjet Photo Printer:

I have owned it for 1 year now, prints are excellent but be aware the printer will consume at least $400-600 per year in ink on what I assume is head cleaning. I am a school photographer, I only use the printer for missed from the lab or late orders.

  • Primary use:
  • Business

(0 of 12 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

No good enough for its price

By Peter_y

from Taiwan

Comments about Canon PIXMA PRO-1 Network Professional Inkjet Photo Printer:

Printers in this price do not support roll papers is a junk.

(4 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Remember the Who's "Touch Me, see me"?

By Thea still printing after all these year

from Chicago, Il

About Me Heavy Duty User

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Compact Design
  • Durable construction
  • Easy To Set Up
  • Easy To Use
  • Fast Print Time
  • Reliable

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Black & white Documents
    • Photos

    Comments about Canon PIXMA PRO-1 Network Professional Inkjet Photo Printer:

    This printer way surpasses any. My portraits invite touching the flesh in the faces of the models. Great color too, but I wanted a good black and white print. Carl at B&H was so right. This is a magnificent printer. I love the automatic smooth controls of the machine, as well. Spend your time making photos, not the machine prints just like the dusky prints made in the darkroom.

    • Primary use:
    • Personal

    (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Makes good look better

    By J

    from North Coast, CA

    About Me Frequent User

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Compact Design
    • Durable construction
    • Easy To Set Up
    • Easy To Use

    Cons

    • Large Footprint

    Best Uses

    • Black & white Documents
    • Photos

    Comments about Canon PIXMA PRO-1 Network Professional Inkjet Photo Printer:

    There are plenty of technical reviews, let's skip that...
    This is a printer for you if you want to do high-quality pro level print work. If you are looking to do invites for a single wedding, this might be a bit overboard. If you are a pro or pro-sumer, this is what you want.

    Once you learn the optimal settings for your uses, this printer can take an image and output something suitable for framing and hanging in a gallery or sales floor. It can print faster than I can frame.

    • Primary use:
    • Business

    (8 of 29 customers found this review helpful)

     
    1.0

    Junk

    By Jim the Runner

    from New Zealand

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

      Cons

      • Flimsy Construction
      • Hard Setup
      • Hard To Use
      • Unreliable

      Best Uses

        Comments about Canon PIXMA PRO-1 Network Professional Inkjet Photo Printer:

        I purchased this printer brand new. I carefully followed the manual during setup. After installing the print head and before the printer started priming the tubes to the head I got an error light flashing. The manual instructs to check the print head is secured properly if there are problems at this stage. Unfortunately the print head has now retracted under the top panel of the printer and is not accessible. My calls to the canon service centre were a complete waste of time. Even after carefully explaining the problem the representative just kept forwarding me email links to the manual and drivers. I am now stuck with a completely useless huge piece of junk. I'd throw it out the window, if it wasn't so heavy...

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        good quality printer!

        By chinese tiger

        from NYC

        About Me Frequent User

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Compact Design
        • Easy To Set Up
        • Easy To Use
        • Reliable

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Graphics & Charts
          • Professional Documents

          Comments about Canon PIXMA PRO-1 Network Professional Inkjet Photo Printer:

          I use it for making color sample of art design,
          color is wonderful! But it is a little slow.

          • Primary use:
          • Business

          (8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Excellent picture quality

          By Danny

          from Colorado

          Comments about Canon PIXMA PRO-1 Network Professional Inkjet Photo Printer:

          Spending this much for a photo printer, for photography as a hobby, may seem extravagant. But when you consider the manufacturer rebate, 50 sheets of 13x19 paper, and no sales tax from out of state online purchase, it's a bargain!
          Definitely will use B&H for my future purchases.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Awesome Printer

          By Memory Care Fun

          from Chicago,IL

          About Me Heavy Duty User

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Canon PIXMA PRO-1 Network Professional Inkjet Photo Printer:

          This printer prints fantastic. I read other reviews stating that it used so much ink, and I would disagree. We used it for an event at my work and printed out 5 x 7 prints and did a TON...the inks aren't even 1/2 depleted.

          • Primary use:
          • Business

          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Excellent Printer

          By Pesto

          from Palm Beach Gardens, FL

          About Me Frequent User

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Set Up
          • Easy To Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Photos

            Comments about Canon PIXMA PRO-1 Network Professional Inkjet Photo Printer:

            I am very happy with this printer. It was simple to set up and reliably reproduces what I see on my monitor. It has truly been a pleasure to use.

            (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Impressive Results

            By seahorserider

            from Washington, DC

            About Me Heavy Duty User

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Durable construction
            • Easy To Set Up
            • Easy To Use
            • Fast Print Time
            • Reliable

            Cons

            • Large Footprint

            Best Uses

            • Photos

            Comments about Canon PIXMA PRO-1 Network Professional Inkjet Photo Printer:

            Bought printer to strictly print B&W fine art prints and the Canon Pixma delivers. Easy set-up, Canon software with printer is excellent, and the prints exceeded expectations. The only hassle was having to purchase your own USB printer cord.

            • Primary use:
            • Personal

            (3 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Magnificent Color

            By Crews Photography

            from Sherman, Texas

            About Me Frequent User

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Durable construction
            • Easy To Set Up

            Cons

            • Need More Use To Evaluate

            Best Uses

            • Black & white Documents
            • Graphics & Charts
            • Photos
            • Professional Documents

            Comments about Canon PIXMA PRO-1 Network Professional Inkjet Photo Printer:

            This is a very high quality printer, no question. For me the only short-coming is that they didn't make it a slightly wider format. The high end Epson Printers are now 17" wide rather than 13" and this printer does not accept rolls if you are into panos.

            • Primary use:
            • Personal

            (11 of 11 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Best printer I've owned!

            By Photogator

            from Orlando, FL

            About Me Frequent User

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Set Up
            • Easy To Use
            • Fast Print Time

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Black & white Documents
              • Photos

              Comments about Canon PIXMA PRO-1 Network Professional Inkjet Photo Printer:

              I've been using this printer for a little over a week and so far I am extremely pleased with the results. I have a professional photography studio and for the past three years I've been outsourcing my printing to a lab. I've been very happy with the results I've gotten from the lab, but this printer should save me a lot of $$$ over the long-term.

              Print quality is fantastic and I was most pleased with the ease of setup. I'm on an iMac (without a CD drive) so I had to download all of the software and drivers from the Canon website. Wasn't too bad but I needed to call Canon once to make sure I was doing everything correctly.

              Printing from Lightroom was a breeze and letting the printer manage the color gave me fantastic results. Very easy!

              I would definitely recommend this printer!

              • Primary use:
              • Business

              (9 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Outstanding Print Image

              By Ben

              from Washington DC region

              About Me Frequent User

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Durable construction
              • Easy To Set Up
              • Easy To Use
              • Image quality
              • Reliable

              Cons

              • None really

              Best Uses

              • Photos

              Comments about Canon PIXMA PRO-1 Network Professional Inkjet Photo Printer:

              WE use this as a photo printer for our art photography and solar etching images. This printer produces true blacks across the entire zone. The only issue is the rate of consumption of the inks and the cost to replace. But, you get what you pay for. And this unit is worth every cent.

              • Primary use:
              • Personal

              (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Awesome

              By Jackie

              from New Haven, CT

              About Me Frequent User

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Durable construction
              • Reliable

              Cons

              • Hard Setup
              • Need To Buy A Usb Cord

              Best Uses

              • Photos

              Comments about Canon PIXMA PRO-1 Network Professional Inkjet Photo Printer:

              Great printer, quality of printing is great. Printer is a little bulky, larger than I anticipated but worth it for any photographer who is interested in printing their own pictures!

              • Primary use:
              • Personal

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