Canon PIXMA MP280 Inkjet Multifunction Printer - Color - Photo Print

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Technical Specifications

  • Description
  • General Information
  • Technical Information
  • Interfaces/Ports
  • Scanner
  • Copier
  • Media Types & Handling
  • Fonts & Emulation
  • Power Description
  • Physical Characteristics
  • Miscellaneous

Canon PIXMA MP280 Inkjet Multifunction Printer - Color - Photo Print


The PIXMA MP280 w/ PP-201 Inkjet Photo All-In-One is a compact, stylish and high quality product that will fit virtually in any area of your home. Its maximum 4800 x 1200 color dpi1 is combined with Canon's patented Hybrid Ink System. So, you'll have a pigment black ink for crisp text and dye ink for beautiful photos up to 8.5" x 11" all with outstanding quality.

General Information
Manufacturer Canon, Inc
Manufacturer Part Number 4498B030
Manufacturer Website Address
Brand Name Canon
Product Line PIXMA
Product Series MP
Product Model MP280
Product Name PIXMA MP280 Multifunction Printer
Product Type Inkjet Multifunction Printer
Technical Information
Multifunction Devices Copier/Printer/Scanner
Recommended Use Photo Print
Print Color Capability Color
ISO Mono Print Speed (ipm) 8.4
ISO Color Print Speed (ipm) 4.8
Maximum Photo Print Speed 43 Second
Maximum Print Resolution 4800 x 1200 dpi
USB Direct Printing Yes
Color Cartridge Type Single Multicolor Cartridge
Number of Colors 4
Scanner Type Flatbed
Image Sensor CIS
Maximum Scan Size 8.50" x 11.70"
Scan Color Color
Optical Resolution 1200 dpi
Hardware Resolution 1200 x 2400 dpi
Interpolated Resolution 19200 x 19200 dpi
Color Depth 48-bit
Copier Type Flatbed
Copy Color Color
Maximum Document Enlargement 400%
Maximum Document Reduction 25%
Number of Copies 99
Media Types & Handling
Borderless Printing Yes
Media Type Envelope
Media Size 8" x 10", 5" x 7", 4" x 6", Envelope No. 10, Legal - 8.50" x 14.02"
Maximum Print Size Legal - 8.50" x 14.02"
Media Handling 1 x Feeder 100 Sheet
Number of Input/Multipurpose Trays Installed 1
Number of Input Trays Supported 1
Standard Input Media Capacity 100 sheets
Maximum Input Media Capacity 100 sheets
Fonts & Emulation
Language Emulation Host-based
Power Description
Power Source AC Supply
Physical Characteristics
Form Factor Desktop
Height 6"
Width 17.8"
Depth 13.2"
Weight (Approximate) 12.10 lb
Package Contents
  • PIXMA MP280 Multifunction Printer
  • 1 x Black Ink Cartridge
  • 1 x Color Ink Cartridge
  • 5 x Bonus Paper
  • Cross Sell Sheet
  • Getting Started
  • Setup Software & User's Guide CD-ROM
  • Power Cord
Platform Supported Mac

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  • Great printer
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    I had a hp printer for years but I like the way this printer works.

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    nyken Nov 14, 2012
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    retpriest Oct 24, 2012
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    What great price for an all in one. It was exactily what I was looking for. It is a little slow, but I love having ony two cartidges.

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    laburton2005 Sep 7, 2012

Questions & Answers

  • Q:

    "is this a wireless printer ?"

    • A:

      This is not wireless.

  • Q:

    "What is that item number for black/white and color cartridges?"

    • A:

      The item number for the replacement cartridge is 13867223.

  • Q:

    "What ink cartridges does this use (model number)?"

    • A:

      It requires a CL-211 cartridge. Here is a link for the ink you will need:

    • A:

      It will give you two cartridges and the model number in your order. It does say...... "Canon's patented Hybrid Ink System" in the description.

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  • Q:

    "I have an HP Compaq 6910 p laptop. Is this all in one printer compatible?"

    • A:

      Yes, this printer will be compatible with your computer. It comes with software that you can set up on your laptop to make it compatible.

  • Q:

    "I have an Dell Dimension DV051/Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition computer. Can you tell me if this printer is compatible? I have the Dell All-In-One printer that came with the has bitten the dust! Help and many thanks!"

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  • Q:

    "Can you use this printer as a copier?"

    • A:

      Yes, this can be used as a copier.

  • Q:

    "Will it print from my computer?"

    • A:

      Thank you for your interest. Since the make of your computer is unknown, you may want to check with Canon''s customer service to assure compatibility. Please feel free to contact us again with any further questions.

  • Q:

    "what's the difference between the pixma mc and pixma mg??"

    • A:

      The least expensive MG series model (MG2120) has fairly similar specifications to this item, the MP280. However, the more expensive MG series models have a few features in common with the MP series such as photo printing direct from Memory Card ahd HD Movie scene printing, as well as some that are not available in the MP series, such as wireless printing, ID Photo Printing, and SmartPhone Photo Printing.

  • Q:

    "I have a pixma mp170,how does this compare?"

    • A:

      The MP170 and MP280 are equivalent in resolution, DPI, as well as paper size compatibility and capacity. The MP170 has direct-access for memory cards. The MP280 does not have this, but it does feature faster picture print (4x6 - Borderless @ 43 seconds to the MP170's 55 seconds) and several software features which are not available to the MP170 such as printing scene images from HD movies, easy printing of web-pages directly from your browser, and many others.

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