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Canon Pixma MP830 Office All-In-One Inkjet Printer (0583B002)

by Canon
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  • Copy and scan 2 sided originals with auto duplex Automatic Document Feeder (ADF)
  • Fast printing up to 30 ppm black/ 24 ppmcolor and a photo lab quality
  • Super G3 (33.6 Kbps) fax with memory for 100 coded speed dials and up to 250 incoming pages
  • Built-in 2 sided printing/copying and second paper tray for convenient paper selections
  • Print up to 9600 x 2400 color dpi 1 picoliter droplet size
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Product Details

  • Product Dimensions: 19.2 x 19.7 x 11.5 inches ; 32.3 pounds
  • Shipping Weight: 42.4 pounds
  • Shipping: This item is also available for shipping to select countries outside the U.S.
  • ASIN: B000ELV2MA
  • Item model number: 0583B002
  • Average Customer Review: 3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (392 customer reviews)
  • Date first available at Amazon.com: July 7, 2004

Product Description

Product Description

Premium All-In-One Performance for Small & Home Office Productivity

From the Manufacturer

The Canon PIXMA MP830 Office All-In-One Printer: A Print-Copy-Scan-Fax powerhouse
The ultra-versatile Canon PIXMA MP830 Office All-in-One does it all--print, scan, copy and fax—making it an ideal all-in-one for either your home or a small office.

Full-photolithography Inkjet Nozzle Engineering (FINE) Print Technology
Building on the success of the PIXMA MP780, the PIXMA MP830 takes printing to the next level producing amazing print resolutions of up to 9600 x 2400 color dpi1. This means prints of your vacation photos you make at home with your PIXMA MP 830 will be superbly detailed and extremely clear. To achieve this high print quality, Canon uses Full-photolithography Inkjet Nozzle Engineering (FINE). FINE is a next-generation 3,584-nozzle print head that ejects precise, consistent droplets as small as 1 picoliter, creating smooth, virtually grain-free images. Combined with Canon’s ContrastPLUS 5-color ink system (four dye based inks and a pigment-based black-ink) this latest technology produces life like photos along with laser-quality text.

With the large 2.5" LCD color viewer and easy control panel, you can evaluate and enhance images from your compatible memory card2 before printing. Or, you can bypass your computer and print directly from your PictBridge ready digital camera or DV camcorder. You can print a 4" x 6" photo-lab quality borderless print in up to 36 seconds.3

Advanced copying
The auto duplex Automatic Document Feeder (ADF) can read both sides of a two-sided document. This feature saves you time by letting you copy or scan a two-sided original without having to flip it over by hand. The ADF can hold up to 35 pages of originals at one time, making it much easier to copy, scan, or fax multi-page documents. When combined with the MP830’s dual paper trays, the ADF gives you the capability for high-capacity copying--even of two sided originals. The AE (Auto Exposure) Copy feature automatically optimizes reproduction quality based on the type of original you're duplicating.

Scanning and Faxing The PIXMA MP830's high-resolution charge-coupled device (CCD) scan technology enables you to produce exceptional 2400-dpi scans, with vibrant 48-bit color depth. Another great feature of the PIXMA MP830 multifunction is its faxing capabilities. You can achieve up to 33.6 kbps (Super G3) fax speed in color and black and white4. This gives you a transmission speeds of up to 3 seconds per page in black and white, and 1 minute 20 seconds in color. Plus, the MP830s expanded memory lets you store 100 speed dial codes, receive up to 250 incoming pages, and store 6 one-touch dials.

What's in the box
PIXMA MP830 Office All-In-One, PIXMA MP830 Print Head, Ink Tanks: PGI-5BK Pigment Black, CLI-8 (Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow), Power Cord, Telephone Line Cable, Easy Setup Instructions, Documentation Kit, Canon Photo Paper Pro for Borderless Printing 4" x 6" Sample Pack

1 Resolution may vary based on printer driver setting. Color ink droplets can be placed with a horizontal pitch of 1/9600 inch at minimum.
2 Compatible memory cards include CompactFlash®, Microdrive®, SmartMedia®, Memory Stick®, Memory Stick Pro™, SD Card™ and MultimediaCard™, xD-Picture Card™, Memory Stick Duo™, Memory Stick Duo Pro™ and miniSD Card™ requires an additional adapter which must be purchased separately.
3 PPM print speeds are based on the highest speed printer driver mode. Photo print speeds are based on the default mode driver setting using Canon Photo Paper Plus Glossy paper. Print speeds will vary depending on system configuration, interface, software, document complexity, print mode, types of paper used and page coverage. CPM copy speeds based on fast mode setting using plain paper. Copy speeds may vary based on document complexity, copy mode, page coverage and number of copies.
4 The Public Switched Telephone Network currently supports fax modem speeds of 28.8 Kbps or lower, depending on telephone line conditions. Sending and receiving fax machines need to conform to ITU-T V.34 guidelines.

Customer Reviews

Sharp black text, and great color photo printing.
Over the years, I've owned just about every brand of printer out there...I have yet to own one that I have liked as well as I like my Canon MP830.
Ray C.
If a color tank is out of ink, it won't print in black & white.

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

626 of 631 people found the following review helpful By N. Schweitzer on March 31, 2006
I've been waiting for this printer to come out for quite some time. I previously used Canon's MP730 and completely loved it. This new version adds several great features, and after a few days of playing around with it, it has lived up to my high expectations.

The MP830 is a bit shorter and wider than Canon's previous all-in-ones, and it looks a bit more "classy" with a black-on-black keypad and a color LCD screen. There are two paper trays: the main tray is an upright tray in the rear, and a pull-out tray is located on the bottom of the machine. My old 730 had a plastic cover that protected the paper in the vertical tray from dust, and that cover is no longer included. I live is a dusty area, and if the paper gets a layer of dust on it, that dust can collect on and clog the print head. To remedy this, I've decided to use the smaller pull out tray as my primary paper tray (you can select the primary paper tray with a button on the keypad).

This printer uses Canon's new "8" series inks. While these are top-of-the-line inks (UV resistant, pigment/dye system), they are considerably more expensive than the 3 or 6 series inks used my many of Canons previous printers. Also, each ink cartridge has a small computer chip attached to it which makes obtaining remanufactured or generic cartridges difficult. At the moment you cannot find generic ink for this printer, and various websites advise against refilling these cartridges as they ink density is different from the previous inks, and doing so might wreck your printhead. So if you were used to paying $3/cartridge for generic canon cartridges, you might have to raise your ink budget for a while (currently, cartridges are about $14 each, and there are five of them in this printer).
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112 of 112 people found the following review helpful By Steven D. Peterson on July 20, 2006
I've owned this printer now for 2 months, having purchased it after my 2 year old Canon MP730 broke down. While I love the design and print quality of both printers, somehow Canon has managed to significantly increase the amount of ink you have to purchase on the newer model. For example, I've now replaced the large black cartridge [...] 4 times in 2 months. On the MP730, I doubt I replaced the regular size black cartridge [...] more than once every 3 months or so. I've actually never written an online review like this before, but have been so frustrated with the time and expense of replacing ink cartridges I felt compelled to warn other potential buyers. I personally will be looking for another printer for everyday use, and relegating this one to photos. This printer deserves 5 stars on quality and 1 star on ink useage.
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54 of 54 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer on October 19, 2006
This product is the best multifunction inkjet printer on the market, bar none. It is a great update to Canon's MP780, in that print and scan speeds have increased, and the scanner scans both sides of a document at once, which is super. Based on its features and performance, it is a 5 out of 5 stars product. Nothing else comes close.

The down side is the ink prices. True, 5 separate ink tanks mean you only replace what you use, but the ink tanks are small, and run about $20 per cartridge, though you can get them cheaper online--but watch the jacked up shipping charges that put the per cartridge price back up at the $20 level. No one has come out with third party or aftermarket ink, because with this printer, Canon has "chipped" each cartridge, essentially making producing after market or third party ink replacements impossible. Several inkjet ink websites have been promising to have workable non-OEM ink cartridges for this model, but with the product being almost a year old now, there are still none available. It must be a pretty tough chip to emulate. That means no $5 ink for you--you pay full price.

I didn't know this when I bought it, and had I known, I probably would have bought another close-out MP780, which has 90% of the featuresof the MP830, but can use non-Canon ink cartridges. And of course, this fact is not something Canon would announce. My older Canon multifunction (at home) still works like a champ on non-Canon ink, and a full replacement of ink costs about $25--and I run through 2 or so sets of carts per year. $50 per year for a great multifunction that prints great photos? Not too shabby!
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48 of 48 people found the following review helpful By Banancheck on May 2, 2006
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I have owned HP and Epson all in ones. After my HP died, I researched quite a bit, and decided on the Canon MP830. I have owned canon products in the past and have been very happy, and when Amazon offered this printer for 249.99, free shipping, I couldn't pass it up. Set up was very easy and the software very good. It only took about 40 minutes to get up and running. I knew when I bought it that it did not come with a USB 2.0 cable so I bought one to have on hand when the printer arrived. Contrary to one of the reviews here, I have no problem faxing "from the glass," without using my computer.

The print speed is excellent, and the automatic document feeder a big plus! I have tried all of the features and I am very happy with the fax and print. I am a little less enthusiastic about the copy and scan. I would have to say that these features are adequate, not great. My discontent is based on the fact that the scans and copies are a little off when it comes to the color of the original. I have searched the manual and cannot find if there is a way to calibrate the color for scans and copies. I noticed that particularly with gold, the scan and fax aren't able to reproduce the color accurately. Overall it is acceptable, but like I said, not great, hence the four star rating, instead of five stars.

As far as printing and faxing, this machine is really fantastic, and I have printed several photos that have turned out perfect. Black text is sharp for an inkjet, and color printing is accurate and fast! Faxing is problem free and a breeze with the ADF for multiple pages. BTW, this machine is capable of printing a 2 sided document from 2 one sided originals, or a 2 sided original. Very nice.

Pros: Price, speed, ease of use and friendly software. Sharp black text, and great color photo printing.

Cons: No USB cable. Color calibration for copy and scan.
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