The sleek Canon PIXMA MP500 Photo Inkjet Printer is a high quality, home or home office, all-in-one printer, enabling you to quickly and easily print, copy, fax, and scan projects. The printer also allows you to produce amazing quality photographs with or without borders and having a maximum 9600 x 2400 color dpi. And with 5 individual ink cartridges, you take control of ink usage, only replacing the color that runs out. This printer also has a flip-up 2.5 inch color LCD display to quickly edit and enhance images and projects before printing.
The Canon PIXMA MP500 ink cartridges eject high-intensity ChromaLife 100 color inks for vivid, authentic, Full HD movie quality photos and graphics. Additionally, the special pigment black ink delivers laser precision to your documents and photos. The black ink is also highly resistant to water and smudging, allowing you to handle to documents right after printing. With Direct Photo Printing, photos can be printed directly from your digital camera’s media cards, Memory Stick PRO, SD Memory Card, IBM Microdrive, MultiMediaCard, SmartMedia, CompactFlash, Memory Stick, USB Flash drive, or PictBridge enabled camera. The printer can also print and copy 29 pages per minute for black and white printouts and 19 pages per minute for color printouts. It can even print directly onto envelopes and a variety of photo / presentation paper.
To help lower operating costs, cheap ink is available in Compatible cartridges and values packs. The best deal being offered is the 12 Pack Combo of Compatible Canon Ink cartridges containing 4 black PGI-5BK Pigment ink cartridges, 2 black CLI-8BK ink cartridges, 2 cyan CLI-8C ink cartridges, 2 magenta CLI-8M ink cartridges, and 2 yellow CLI-8Y ink cartridges. There is also a 6 Pack Combo of Compatible ink cartridges being offered with 2 Black PGI-5BK Pigment ink cartridges and 1 of each, CLI-8BK, CLI-8C, CLI-8M, and CLI-8Y. For individual purchase and still a great value you can get the Compatible Canon PGI-5BK Pigment ink cartridge, the Compatible Canon CLI-8BK black ink cartridge, the Compatible Canon CLI-8C cyan ink cartridge, the Compatible Canon CLI-8M magenta ink cartridge, and the Compatible Canon CLI-8Y yellow ink cartridge. Also available are the original manufactured ink cartridges in the Genuine Canon PGI-5BK Pigment black ink cartridge, the Genuine Canon CLI-8BK black ink cartridge, the Genuine Canon CLI-8C cyan ink cartridge, the Genuine Canon CLI-8M magenta ink cartridge, and the Genuine Canon CLI-8Y yellow ink cartridge. And to achieve a professional look for photographs use 4 x 6 photo glossy Inkjet Paper, which is also water resistant.