Canon PIXMA iP8500 is a leading A4 printer and includes a unique print head with 6144 nozzles and penalty (‘Full-photolithography Inkjet Nozzle Engineering) modern technology. This makes Canon printers quicker than most of their competitors. The 8-colour ChromaPLUS ink system includes additional red as well as green ink storage tanks that broaden the color spectrum. Dual paper trays permit various papers to be loaded simultaneously. A USB port on the front panel sustains direct printing from PictBridge electronic cameras as well as video cameras.
After an initial spooling time off between 15 and also 25 seconds, our 6MB test data took one minute and also 15 secs to print out at A4 dimension. A complete bleed A4 print from a 27MB TIFF documents took just under two minutes, with a subsequent print in approximately one min. Indeterminate 10 x 15cm prints were produced in just under 30 seconds with subsequent prints delivered in 10 seconds.
We approximate the average ink cost at between $3 and also $4 per A4 print, offering an all-up print cost of between $4.80 and also $6 per print on Image Paper Pro paper. A 10 x 15cm print on Image Paper Pro paper expenses approximately $1.75.
The iP8500 still uses dye-based ink rather than pigment selection. This has some repercussions when it concerns the lightfastness of the prints it generates. Canon thinks that if utilized with its own Image Paper Pro media, the iP8500 will be fade-resistant for about 27 years if shown under controlled problems and also behind glass. All these figures are estimates, as well as some customers have reported quicker fading.
The benefit of dye-based inks is the fantastic color range as well as the glossy coating. They’re certainly remarkable as well, with a consistent 2-picolitre bead size as well as a print resolution of 4,800 x2,400 dpi, it’s hard to tell whether the output has come from an inkjet or traditional silver-halide lab. For us, the color fidelity is essentially irreproachable making use of the supplied ICC account on Canon’s Picture And also shiny paper. Black, as well as white prints, are, however, a little bit on the environment-friendly side under fabricated lights.
Considering that the Canon Pixma iP8500 makes use of the very same technology and inks as the i9900, we anticipate the ink and paper costs per page to be similar. That works out to concerning $1.01 for an 8×10 print on a sheet of letter-size Image Paper Pro (14 cents ink price, 87 cents per page for the paper). Because each shade can be renewed independently, you require to replace just the tones that an integrated optical ink-monitoring system identifies are empty.
Canon describes the printhead as the globe’s lengthiest, with the highest possible nozzle thickness: 768 nozzles per shade, for a total of 6,144. All those tiny nozzles enable it to spew out beads of ink at 4,800 x1,200 dpi in each pass, representing the 3.5 web pages per minute text speed and 0.6 photo pages per minute in CNET Labs’ tests.
The iP8500 is Canon’s top-of-the-range A4 printer and so running expenses are less important than general top quality: anyone producing prints for specialist usage won’t stop at the idea of utilizing an entire collection of ink cartridges to obtain a solitary best print.
Canon PIXMA iP8500 Windows Driver & Software Package
Microsoft Windows 11 (64-bit)
- Microsoft Windows 11 (64-bit)
- Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)
- Microsoft Windows 10 (32-bit)
- Microsoft Windows 8 (32-bit)
- Microsoft Windows 8 (64-bit)
- Microsoft Windows 8.1 (32-bit)
- Microsoft Windows 8.1 (64-bit)
- Microsoft Windows 7 (32-bit)
- Microsoft Windows 7 (64-bit)
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|Easy-PhotoPrint EX Ver.4.7.0 (Windows)||57 MB||Download|
User Manual PIXMA iP8500
- Windows 2000 (32-bit)
- Windows Me (32-bit)
- Windows XP (32-bit)
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