MP550 All-In-One Inkjet Printer Everyday Range

All-In-One Inkjet Printer
Photo All-In-One with 2.0” TFT display, memory card slots and
cost-saving individual ink tanks. Quality prints, copies and scans.
Everyday Range
The PIXMA MP550 is an everyday solution to producing quality prints, copies and
enables printing without changing the paper type between plain and photo paper.
View, edit and enhance your images on a 2.0” colour TFT with no need for a
computer. High resolution and microscopic ink dots ensure you produce quality
borderless photos at home. Print in approximately 39 sec for a 6” x 4” photo3. Scan
sharp photos and documents at up to 2400 x 4800 dpi.
Key Features
As a Printer
™High quality photos and documents with 1 picolitre
FINE print head technology and 9600 x 2400 dpi1
™Fast document printing approx 9.2ipm in black and
6.0ipm in colour 3
™Photo lab quality prints delivered in high speeds of
approx 39 seconds3
™Direct photo printing using PictBridge or directly from
compatible memory cards and mobile phones
Quality images
9600 x 2400 dpi resolution and
1picolitre FINE print-head technology
for high quality photos and documents1.
Long Lasting Prints
Produce long lasting photos over 300
years with a combination of Canon’s
genuine dye ink and genuine photo papers2.
Efficient Individual Ink Tanks
Individual ink tanks saving you timeand
money, also notifying you when the ink
is running out.
As a Copier
™Faithfully reproduce copies as they are seen with the
naked eye with Dual Colour Gamut Processing Technology
™Standalone copying without a computer
™Copy approx 8.2cpm black and 3.8cpm colour4
Sharper Previews
2.0” colour TFT screen allowing preview
and image correction before printing.
As a Scanner
™Scan high-quality photos and documents at up to
2400 x 4800 dpi
Easy to use Software – Just 3 easy steps
™Easy-Photo Print EX produces optimised prints of both
portraits and sceneries with Auto Photo Fix II technology
pages to avoid cropped web pages when printing
™MP Navigator EX allows you to scan, save and print
photos and documents. You can also edit images, or
attach images to email using this application software
Simple Operation
clear and intuitive operation of the menu.
Flash Memoryy
USB FLASH memory
Direct photo printing from USB Flash
Quality Scanning
Scan high-quality photos and
documents at up to 2400 x 4800 dpi.
2-way Paper Feeding
Reduce the amount of time required
for changing paper types and increase
paper capacity.
Quick Start
Quick Start feature allows operations
virtually the moment the power is
turned on.
Why print when you can PIXMA?
Unleash your creativity with the Canon PIXMA range. Print lab quality photos. Make your own T-shirt.
delivers superior quality with unsurpassed speed, ease and reliability. For results you can be proud of,
why print when you can PIXMA?
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All-In-One Inkjet Printer
PIXMA MP550 Technical Specifications
Print Photos from USB
Flash Memory
Printer Functions
Min. Ink Droplet Size
Printing Resolution1
1 picolitre
9600 x 2400 dpi (2368 nozzles)
Print Speed
6”x4” Standard Borderless Photo : Approx. 39 secs
Ink Tanks
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Ink Yield*
Borderless 6x4” photo
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CLI-521C (approx 203), CLI-521M (approx 193),
CLI-521Y (approx 206)
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CLI-521C (approx 535), CLI-521M (approx 510),
CLI-521Y (approx 530)
6”x 4”, 5”x 7”, 8”x10”, Letter, A4
300 sheets
A4, Letter, Legal, A5, B5, Envelopes(DL, COM10), 4”x6”, 5”x7”, 8”x10”
Plain Paper: 64-105g/m². Canon specialty paper (max paper weight): approx
300g/m² (Photo Paper Pro Platinum PT-101)
Plain paper A4
Borderless Printing
Plain Paper Capacity
Supported Paper Sizes
Plain Paper
Camera Direct Printing
Memory Printing
Mobile Phone Printing
Plain Paper
High Resolution Paper (HR-101N)
Photo Paper
Photo Paper Pro Platinum (PT-101)
Photo Paper Plus Glossy II (PP201)
Glossy Photo Paper “Everyday Use” (GP501)
Photo Paper Pro II (PR201)
Matte Photo Paper (MP101)
Semi-Gloss Photo Paper(SG201)
T-shirt Transfers (TR301)
Glossy Photo Stickers (PS101)
Envelopes (DL, Com#10)
Paper Types
Semi-Gloss Photo Paper (SG201)
Archival-quality, super high-gloss photo
paper for professional results
PictBridge (connect your IXUS, Powershot, EOS, Legria or other compatible camera)
PictBridge or optional Bluetooth v2.0 with BU-30 adaptor
Copier Functions
Multiple Copy
FCOT: 26seconds (colour)
Up to 99 copies
25% to 400%
Special Copy Functions
Photo Paper Plus Glossy II (PP201)
Premium high gloss paper for
brilliant photo prints
Scanner Functions
Scanner Type
Scanning Resolution
Colour Scanning Depth
Special Scanning Functions
2400 x 4800 dpi
48 bit input/24 bit output
Advanced Z-Lid, Push Scan
General Features
Colour LCD Screen
Dual Paper Path
Computer Interface Type5
Operating System
Included as Standard
Software Included
Power Source
Power Consumption
2.0 inch
USB 2.0 (B Port) Hi-Speed, Bluetooth v2.0 printing with optional adaptor and
Bluetooth enabled computer
Mac: OS.X (10.3.9 or later)
PIXMA M550 All-in-One printer, Setup CD-ROM and printed documents,
5 Canon genuine ink tanks, print head, power cord and 12 month warranty card
* Ink yield value in accordance with ISO/IEC 24711.
Plain paper values obtained by continuous printing.
6x4 photo paper values obtained by continuous printing.
The figures above are an average value, measured when
printing continuously using the ink immediately after
it is unsealed, until the ink is out. Ink yield may vary
depending on photos/documents printed, applications
software used, print mode and type of paper used. This
should be used as a guide only and does not take into
account ink that might be used for head cleaning or head
refreshing to maintain printer performance. Please visit
our website for further details.
AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz
453 x 368 x 160 mm
Approx. 8.1kg (without print head and ink tanks)
1. Ink droplets can be placed with a pitch of 1/9600 inch at minimum.
2. Up to 300 Years’ Life in a Photo Album when printed with ChromaLife100+ ink on selected
and 50% humidity. Predicted value from the accelerated test. Result may vary based
on individual environmental factors. For more information, please visit
3. Document print speeds are the averages of ESAT in Office Category Test for the default simplex
mode, ISO/IEC 24734, excluding time to print the first set. Photo print speed is based on the
default setting using ISO/JIS-SCID N2 on Photo Paper Plus Glossy II and does not take into
account data processing time on host computer. Print speed may vary depending on system
configuration, interface, software, document complexity, print mode, page coverage, type of paper
used etc.
4. Copy speeds are the average of FCOT and continuous copy speed, ISO/IEC 24735 Annex D.
Copy speed may vary depending on document complexity, copy mode, page coverage, type of
paper used etc. and does not take into account warming up time.
5. A computer that complies with Hi-speed USB standard is required