Canon PIXMA TS5050
The Canon PIXMA TS5050 is Canon's newest addition to its house colour MFP range. The rounded edges and also attractively squat design make it look much more like expensive audio-visual set than something as ordinary as a multifunction peripheral, yet an MFP it is: it can publish, check as well as replicate, and you can connect to and share it across your home Wi-Fi network.
the Canon PIXMA TS5050 less fiddly to use than previous generations: the mix of a colour 3in screen and also upgraded controls are a certain improvement, and also Canon has actually finally dumped its confusing mix of separate choice buttons as well as direction rocker. In their area are basic arrow secrets with a button in the centre to confirm your choices, as well as the new menu system is a lot easier to browse consequently.
The Canon PIXMA TS5050 array is purpose-built for innovative residence use, so the TS5050 has an SD card port which allows you publish images straight from your sd card. Conversely, you can use Canon's Android or iphone apps to print wirelessly from a tablet or phone.
The Canon PIXMA TS5050 has a traditional 100-sheet back paper feed and also front output tray. We had some frustrations with the feed slot cover, which you need to close by hand after re-stocking with paper. It's easy to neglect, and also often needed wiggling before the printer would certainly identify it. One more minor niggle is the absence of automatic double-sided (duplex) printing-- at this cost we had actually anticipate that to find as common.
Still, it's excellent to see that Canon has actually used its five-ink system, utilizing both a pigment-based black for strong text on simple paper, as well as a color black for much better contrast in Canon PIXMA TS6020
This MFP is an ample performer, managing to deliver black text at 12.3 pages per min (ppm) in our 25-page test. Switching over to prepare lightened the result, saving ink, however there was nothing else noticeable drop off in high quality and also no renovation in speed. The Canon PIXMA TS5050 generated colour graphics at a relatively rapid 3.7 ppm, reaching 4.8 ppm in draft mode for just a minor loss of top quality. At the highest feasible detail, it took virtually 7 mins to publish 2 10x8" photos as well as almost 11 minutes to complete 6 indeterminate 6x4" prints.
Linked through USB, scan times were fairly fast at anything up to 1,200 dots per inch (dpi) - recording a postcard photo at this deepness took a minute and a fifty percent. Photocopying was a little slower than we would certainly expect, though, with a single A4 copy needing 20 secs in black only and 21 seconds in colour.
Canon usually fits great scanners to its MFPs, and also arises from the Canon PIXMA TS5050 were great, revealing an especially sharp focus and a high dynamic variety that maintained both extremely light and really dark shade detail. Both colour and also mono copies were a shade also dark by default, yet they 'd do for the majority of objectives.
Canon PIXMA TS5050 Regardless of the resource, print quality was uniformly excellent. Text was dark and sensibly crisp, while images were sharp and in-depth, albeit with a tepid tone that may not please perfectionists-- those seeking excellent prints may require to do a little tweaking in Photoshop to get things looking just so.