Lake Success, N.Y — Canon will update its all-in-ones this month with a pair of new models, adding wireless networking.
Both the Pixma MX860 and MX330 feature an auto-scan mode, which recognizes the type of document being
The Pixma MX860
scanned and saves it in the proper format. Images and PDFs can be scanned directly to connected USB drives or flash-memory cards.
Both multifunction devices will incorporate a Super G3 fax with a confirmation prompt for averting misdialed faxes. They can also create password-protected PDF files.
They will also employ a hybrid dye and pigment ink system and include an auto-photo-fix function to remedy defective images.
The Pixma MX860 features built-in wireless networking, Ethernet connectivity, auto duplex copying and a two-way paper-feeding mechanism. The unit offers a fax memory of up to 250 pages, a 2.5-inch LCD screen, and five individual ink tanks for a resolution of up to 9,600 by 2,400 dpi. The scanner offers a resolution of 2,400 dpi.
It can produce a 4-inch by 6-inch print in 41 seconds and will retail for $199.
The MX330 offers a fax memory of up to 50 pages, a 1.8-inch LCD screen, a 1,200 dpi scanner and a four-color ink system capable of producing a 4,800 by 2,400 dpi resolution print. It can churn out a 4- by 6-inch photo in 45 seconds, Canon said.
The MX330 will retail for $109.