Canon announces PIXUS printer series
Canon announced four new ink printers, belonging to PIXUS series.
High-end PIXUS 950i is the leader of PIXUS I serie. Costing 59800 yens ($500), it supports up to 4800È1200 dpi resolution, 3072 colors. PIXUS 950i utilizes methods of reducing ink spot granularity and supports CD-R printing. Dimensions are 418È274È160 mm, interface USB 2.0.
PIXUS 850i is less expensive and supports less colors (1600), but the same 4800È1200 dpi resolution. 850i printing speed is 22 b/w or 14 color pages per min. Dimensions are 418È274È159 mm, interfaces parallel port and USB 1.1. The price is 44800 yens ($375).
Next one, PIXUS 550i, supports 1088 colors and provides 18 b/w and 11 color pages per min. Interfaces: parallel port and USB 1.1, dimensions: 418È274È159 mm. The printer costs 29800 yens ($250).
Finally, the fourth new model, PIXUS 320i, is designed for compact workspaces. PIXUS 320i is smaller than previous mentioned models (385È195È165 mm). It supports up to 2400x1200 dpi resolution, and 704 colors. Interface: USB 1.1. Price 19800 yens ($165).
All USB 1.1 printers support Windows 98/Me/2000/XP, Mac OS 8.6/9.x and Mac OS X. USB 2.0 functionality of PIXUS 950i is supported by Windows 2000/XP.
Source: PC Watch
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