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Canon Pixma MG6450

Canon Pixma MG6450


Canon's latest all-in-one inkjet is capable of nippy, top-quality results, even if it's not as feature-packed as its predecessor

Review Date: 6 Nov 2013

Price when reviewed: £93

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Overall Rating
5 stars out of 6

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HP Photosmart 5520

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Pixma MG6450

Canon Pixma MG6450

Photosmart 5520

HP Photosmart 5520
Part Code Pixma MG6450 Photosmart 5520
Review Date 6 Nov 2013 20 Jun 2013
Price ex VAT £93 £58
Price inc VAT £112 £70
Performance 5 stars out of 6 4 stars out of 6
Features & Design 4 stars out of 6 4 stars out of 6
Value for Money 5 stars out of 6 5 stars out of 6
Speed rating 3
Basic Specifications
Colour? yes yes
Resolution printer final 4800 x 1200dpi 4800 x 1200dpi
Ink-drop size 2.0pl
Integrated TFT screen? yes yes
Rated/quoted print speed 15PPM
Maximum paper size A4 A4
Duplex function yes yes
Running costs
Cost per A4 mono page 2.9p 2.8p
Cost per A4 colour page 9.3p 8.8p
Cost per A4 colour photo 16.5p
Inkjet technology Piezo-electric
Ink type Dye-based black & colour, pigment-based black
Power and noise
Peak noise level 42.5dB(A)
Dimensions 455 x 369 x 148mm (WDH) 436 x 545 x 146mm (WDH)
Peak power consumption 13W
Idle power consumption 1W
Performance tests
6x4in photo print time 58s 59s
Mono print speed (measured) 14.0ppm 9.2ppm
Colour print speed 9.6ppm 5.1ppm
Media Handling
Borderless printing? yes
CD/DVD printing? yes
Input tray capacity 100 sheets 80 sheets
Output tray capacity 15 sheets
USB connection? yes yes
Ethernet connection? no no
Bluetooth connection? no no
PictBridge port? no
Flash media
SD card reader yes yes
Compact Flash reader no
Memory Stick reader yes yes
xD-card reader no
USB flash drive support? no yes
OS Support
Operating system Windows 7 supported? yes yes
Operating system Windows Vista supported? yes yes
Operating system Windows XP supported? yes yes
Operating system Windows 2000 supported? no no
Operating system Windows 98SE supported? no no
Other operating system support Windows 8, Mac OS X 10.6.8+ Windows 8
Software supplied HP Photo Creations

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