Summary: For many people the single function inkjet printer is giving way to the multi-function machine that, as well as printing, copies and scans. The Canon MG 5250 is the latest such device and is targeted at those who want a SoHo (small office/home office) machine that is easy to use and gives good all round results.
This mid-range Canon inkjet multifunction has some useful features and prints detailed photos
Good Gear Guide.au
17 February 2011
Summary: The Canon PIXMA MG5250 is an all-in-one printer that manages to fit in almost everything a home user could want. A reasonable asking price makes it a good purchase, and ongoing costs are fine as long as you aren't printing large volumes of documents or photos.
Pros: Good print quality in High quality mode, easy to use with on-screen prompts via 2.4in LCD, cheap monochrome document printing
Cons: Not the fastest document or photo printer, set up takes a while
Excerpt: The Canon PIXMA MG5250 is an inkjet printer that also scans, copies, prints directly from memory cards or USB sticks, and wirelessly connects to your home network. If you've got a household with multiple computers, the PIXMA MG5250 is a not-too-expensive way of meeting your printing needs.