Canon Pixma MP490 A4 Colour Inkjet Printer

Print / Copy / Scan


versatile, easy-to-use All-In-One

  • Print / Copy / Scan
  • Up to 4.8ipm Colour Print
  • Up to 8.4ipm Mono Print
  • USB
  • 4800 x 1200 dpi Print
  • 100 Sheet Input Tray
  • Windows, Mac Compatible
  • 19,200 x 19,200dpi Scan
  • 4.5cm TFT Display
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Detailed Specification


Speed Colour Up to 4.8ipm Colour Print
Speed Monochrome Up to 8.4ipm Mono Print
Product Group Output A4
Printer Resolution 4800 x 1200 dpi Print
Double Sided Printing (Duplex) Unit Manual
Print Method InkJet 4-ink with 2 pl Micro-Nozzles and FINE Cartridges


Scanner Optical Resolution 1200 x 2400 dpi Scan
Scanner Resolution Enhanced 19,200 x 19,200dpi Scan
Scan Facility Present Yes
Scanner Bit Depth 48-bit/24-bit
Scanner Features Push-scan, Auto Scan Mode, Scan to memory card, Multi-Scan, PDF file creation/editing/password security, Descreen, Unsharp mask, Stitch Assist*, Correct document orientation, Prevent show through, Correct slanted documents, Photograph corrections (Fading
Scanner Type Flatbed CIS Colour Scanner


Copier Reduce/Enlarge 25 to 400% Copy
Colour Copier Yes
Copier Functions Auto Intensity (AE copy), Fit-to-page copy, Borderless copy, Perset copy ratios, Gutter Shadow Correction
Copy Facility Present Yes
Copy Speed Colour (FCOT) 37seconds


Interface Type(s) USB
LCD Screen 4.5cm TFT Display
Display LCD - Colour
Display Size (Diagonal) 45mm
USB Port Yes
USB Ports 1 x USB 2.0


Operating Systems Supported Windows, Mac Compatible
System Requirements Windows Vista, Vista SP1 (1GHz processor, 512MB RAM) / Windows XP SP2, SP3 and Windows 2000 Professional SP4 (300MHz processor, 128MB RAM) Internet Explorer 6- / CD-ROM drive / Hard disk space 750MB* / Display XGA 1024x768 for bundled software installatio

Media Handling

Paper Trays 1
Paper Handling Input 1 100 Sheet Input Tray
Compact Flash Supported
Maximum Copies 1 to 99
Maximum Paper Size Legal
Media Supported Plain Paper, Envelopes, Photo Paper Pro Platinum (PT-101), Photo Paper Pro II (PR-201), Photo Paper Plus Glossy II (PP-201), Photo Paper Plus Semi-gloss (SG-201), Glossy Photo Paper Everyday Use (GP-501), Matte Photo Paper (MP-101), High Resolution Paper
MultiMedia Card Supported: MMC (Ver4.1), MMC Plus (Ver4.1), RS-MMC
Paper Size A4, B5, A5, Letter, Legal, Envelopes (DL, COM10), 10 x 15cm, 13 x 18cm, 20 x 25cm
Scanner Document Size A4/Letter
Secure Digital Supported; SD, SDHC, MiniSD, MiniSDHC, MicroSD, MicroSDHC
Sony Memory Stick Memory Stick, Memory Stick Pro, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick Micro
xD-Picture Card Supported: xD Picture Card, xD Picture card Type M, xD Picture card Type H

Barcodes & Labels

Barcode 4960999638034


Mono or Colour Printer Colour
Multifunction Summary Print / Copy / Scan
Technology Inkjet Printer
Case Colour Black/Grey
Dimensions 45cm (W) x 33.5cm (D) x 15.5cm (H) - Weight 5.5kg
Environmental Operating Temperature 5 to 35C - Humidity 10 to 90%
Noise Level 45.5dbA
Power Consumption 12W (Max) / 1.9W (Standby) / 0.6W (Saving)
Product Summary Canon Pixma MP490 A4 Colour Inkjet Printer
Product Type Inkjet Printer
Voltage/ Power/ Frequency 100 to 240VAC / 50 to 60Hz

Consumable Info

Colour Cartridge Life 244 Pages
Mono Cartridge Life 220 Pages
Number of Print Cartridges 2


Software Included Canon MP Navigator EX, Canon Easy-PhotoPrint EX

More Features

MicroDrive Supported

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All print speeds, running cost calculations and consumable life cycles are MANUFACTURER ESTIMATES based on 5% per page coverage. Images are used for illustration purposes only

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Running Costs

-All consumable life cycles are manufacturer estimates based on 5% per page coverage

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