Summary: I had an Epson "all-in-one" (that is, printer, copier, and scanner), model number now forgotten, for several years. Overall, the performance was quite satisfactory for a substantial period, but like everything in life, it started to wear out, and there were a number of problems, commencing with a...
Summary: Easy enough to set up.....hard to find ink cartridges for it once it's over 6 months old. Have to go to re-manufactured ones that don't break the bank. The picture quality is ok....but I guess I got what I paid for. And I am a BIG fan of Canon Cameras and lenses. This is why I was disappointed.
Summary: I gave trying to get the scanner working on the HP 8500 I have. Bought this instead. Set up the printer and computer with USB cable. Then did firmware update on the printer. No issues with using scanner now. The HP is being used for wireless printing only.
Summary: I am a big fan of Canon printers. My past 4 printers have all been Canon. The print quality is always fantastic and this is no different. I highly suggest using Canon branded photo paper for the best photo printing results. As for set up, it is very easy.
Summary: the printer is mainly used for resumes, essays and photos. It works wonderful for all our printing needs in a timely manner. The only slight issue I have with this printer is when My DH's computer is off or sleeping I cannot print from my laptop.