Canon Canon iP2870S Printer and Scanner
Single Function Printer, Colour inkjet printer ISO Standard print speed (A4): up to 8.0ipm (mono) / 4.0ipm (colour)
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The auto power on function of this printer, detects a print command and will automatically switch the printer on with a USB connection. Due to the copmact design of this printer, it becomes easy to fit, into even the smaller spaces and shelves in a home.

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There are several types of printing technologies :

  • Inkjet printer
  • Laser printer

  • Inkjet printers uses liquid ink sprayed through nozzles onto the paper, and laser printers use a toner cartridge (filled with fine powder) and a heated fuser for printing.Each technology has its own importance.

    Inkjet Printer : In the inkjet printing technology, the print head has several tiny nozzles. The copy from an inkjet printer needs a little time to dry. Adequate drying time is especially important if the hard copy contains large sections of solid black or dark color.The advantage of using an inkjet printer is that they give an excellent color output.

    Printer Function Print Only

    Borderless printing is a printing technique that makes a printer print an image without any margin or other border. Borderless printing is mainly used for printing a photo without any border, printing an image which needs multiple pages of paper like billboard or big photo, or printing a full page template.

    Monochrome/Colored Printer Coloured Printing, Monochrome Printing
    Ink Tank System, Single Function

    An ink tank system in printers continuously supplies ink to a comparatively small inkjet print head. It increases the print capacity. Ink in the tank will lasts for a long time and it is refillable. How long the ink will last depends on how heavy the usage of the printer is for the user. The general warranty that companies offer for the Ink Tank system is for a period of one year or in a range of 25000 to 30000 pages.

    A multi-function printer is a type that performs multiple tasks alongwith printing such as scanning, sending fax, photo copy, automatic document feeding etc.

    Best Suited For Home and Small businesses
    Double Sided Printing Manual
    Mac compatible Yes
    Series # Pixma
    Available on Conzumr Since March 2017
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    Print Resolution 4800 x 600 dpi
    Print Speed (ppm / ipm) 8
    Recommended Top Margin Printing Area 3 mm
    Recommended Bottom Margin Printing Area 16.7 mm
    First Printout Time 9 Sec
    Double Sided Printing Manual
    Total 1,280 nozzles
    Copy Mode Border, Standard
    Min. Ink Droplet size 2 PL
    Print Head Alignment Manual
    Printer Function Print Only
    Monochrome/Colored Printer Coloured Printing, Monochrome Printing
    Ink Tank System, Single Function
    Best Suited For Home and Small businesses
    On-demand ink jet
    Dot count
    Paper Details
    Paper/Media Type Envelope, Glossy Inkjet, Matte Inkjet , Photo Paper
    Input paper hold capacity (Sheets) 20
    Paper Size 10x15cm(4x6in), 13x18cm(5x7in), 20x25cm(8x10in), A4, A5, B5, DL envelope, Legal(8.5x14in), Letter (8.5 x 11 in)
    Connectivity IEEE 802.11b/g/n, USB 2.0
    OS Support Windows 8 / Windows 7 / Window Vista / Windows XP/Mac OS X v10.6.8 or later
    Mac compatible Yes
    Weight & Dimensions
    Weight 2.3 kg
    Width 426 mm
    Depth 235 mm
    Height 134 mm
    Power Consumption 8 W
    Power Consumption Standby 0.8 W
    Power Consumption Power Off 0.5 W
    Rated Voltage 100 to 240 AC V
    Rated Frequency 50-60 Hz
    General Details
    Apple Airprint, Canon Print Service, Google Cloud Print, Mobile Apps, PIXMA Cloud Link
    Media weight, supported Plain paper: 60 to 105 g/m²
    Operating Temperature 15 - 35°C
    Storage Temperature 0 - 40°C
    Operating Humidity 10 - 80% RH (no dew condensation)
    Storage Humidity 5 - 95% RH (no dew condensation)
    Noise level (PC Printing / Premium Glossy Photo Pa Approx. 38.0 dB(A) dB
    Eco-Label Energy Star, EPEAT
    Protocol TCP IP
    Network Type IEEE802.11b (infrastructure mode), IEEE802.11g, IEEE802.11n