Canon MX870 A4 Colour Inkjet Printer


Print / Copy / Scan / Fax
5 / 5 (1  reviews)

"Great Photos

I bought this printer primarily because I like to print a lot of my own photos-I haven't been disappointed!"

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Key Features
Back Key Features
  • Print / Copy / Scan / Fax
  • Up to 6.1ipm Colour Print
  • Up to 9.4ipm Mono Print
  • USB, Network, Bluetooth & Wireless
  • Automatic Double Sided Printing
  • 9600 x 2400 dpi Print
  • 150 Sheet Input Tray
  • 150 Sheet Input Tray
  • Windows, Mac Compatible
  • 19200dpi Scan
  • 33.6Kbps Fax
  • 6.2cm Colour LCD Screen
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What's in the Box?

What's in the Box?

  • Canon MX870 A4 Colour printer
  • AC Cable (UK)
  • CD/DVD (including Software/ Utilities/ Drivers and User Manuals)
  • Setup Guide
  • Starter ink cartridges
Detailed Specification

Detailed Specification


Speed Colour Up to 6.1ipm Colour Print
Speed Monochrome Up to 9.4ipm Mono Print
Product Group Output A4
Double Sided Printing Automatic Double Sided Printing
Printer Resolution 9600 x 2400 dpi Print
Print Speed Photo Quality 6.1ipm


Scanner Optical Resolution 2400dpi x 4800dpi Scan
Scanner Resolution Enhanced 19200dpi Scan
Scan Facility Present Yes
Scanner Bit Depth 48-bit/24-bit
Scanner Features Push-scan, Auto Scan Mode, Scan to USB stick, Multi-Scan, PDF file creation/editing/password security, Descreen, Unsharp mask, Stitch Assist, Correct document orientation, Prevent show through, scan to email, Correct slanted documents, Photograph corrections (Fading correction, Grain correction, Reduce dust and scratches, Backlight correction, Auto Tone), Gutter Shadow Correction, Text (OCR)
Scanner Type Flatbed and ADF, CIS colour scanner


Copy Speed Colour 4.3ipm Color Copy
Copier Reduce/Enlarge 25 to 400 in 1% increments% Copy
Colour Copier Yes
Copier Functions Auto Intensity (AE copy), Two sided copy, Manual Intensity Adjustment, Image Repeat copy, Fit-to-page copy, Borderless copy, 2-on-1 copy, 4-on-1copy, Frame erase copy*, Collated copy (ADF), Fade-restored copy*, Binding margin copy, Punch hole removal copy, Print date copy, Print page number copy, Sticker copy*, Preview
Copy Facility Present Yes


Fax Speed 33.6Kbps Fax
Transmit and Receive Memory 250pages
Colour Fax Yes
Fax Facility Present Yes


Interface Type(s) USB, Network, Bluetooth & Wireless
LCD Screen 6.2cm Colour LCD Screen
Network Interface 10 BaseT/100 Base-TX Ethernet Network
Network Ready Yes
Preview Monitor Type Colour LCD
USB Port Yes
USB Ports 1 x USB 2.0


Operating Systems Supported Windows, Mac Compatible

Media Handling

Paper Trays 2
Paper Handling Input 1 150 Sheet Input Tray
Paper Handling Input 2 150 Sheet Input Tray
Automatic Document Feeder Yes
Maximum Copies 1 to 99
Maximum Paper Size A4
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), Photo Stickers (PS-101), T-Shirt transfer (TR-301)
Paper Handling Manual Feed Automatic Document feeder
Paper Size A4, B5, A5, Letter, Legal, Envelopes (DL size or Commercial 10), 10 x 15cm, 13 x 18cm, 20 x 25cm
Paper Weight Plain Paper 64 to 105 g/m² and supported Canon special media up to 300 g/m²

Barcodes & Labels

Barcode 4960999658537


Mono or Colour Printer Colour
Multifunction Summary Print / Copy / Scan / Fax
Technology Inkjet Printer
Case Colour Black/Grey
Dimensions 491mm (W) x 437mm (D) x 226mm (H) - Weight 11.8kg
Environmental Operating Temperature 5 to 35C - Humidity 10 to 90%
Noise Level 44dbA
Power Consumption 26W (Max) / 6.5W (Standby) / 1.6W (Saving)
Product Summary Canon PIXMA MX870 A4 Colour Inkjet Printer
Product Type Inkjet Printer
Voltage/ Power/ Frequency 100 to 240VAC / 50 to 60Hz

Consumable Info

Black Cartridge 324 pages (PGI-520BK), 3425 pages* (CLI-521BK)
Multi-Colour Cartridge 535 pages (CLI-521C), Magenta: 510 pages (CLI-521M), Yellow: 530 pages (CLI-521Y)


Languages Supported Japanese, English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese, Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Finnish, Russian, Czech, Hungarian, Polish, Slovenian, Turkish, Simplified Chinese, Greek, Traditional Chinese, Korean
Software Included Canon MP Navigator EX, Canon Easy-PhotoPrint EX, Easy-WebPrint EX Downloader, Speed Dial Utility

In the Box

In The Box Canon MX870 A4 Colour printer, AC Cable (UK), CD/DVD (including Software/ Utilities/ Drivers and User Manuals), Setup Guide, Starter ink cartridges

More Features

Automatic Redial Yes
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Overall Customer Rating

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  • Margo Shaw 14 January 2013 5 / 5 Value 5 Features 5 Quality 5 Performance 5 Great Photos

    I bought this printer primarily because I like to print a lot of my own photos-I haven't been disappointed!

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

Running Costs

-All consumable life cycles are manufacturer estimates based on 5% coverage per A4 page

*Estimation based on toner/ink cartridges only and excludes long life components such as image drums and fusers.

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