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Canon PIXMA MP520
4.6 out of 10

Canon PIXMA MP520

The Canon PIXMA MP520 Photo All-in-One Inkjet has several Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Canon PIXMA MP520

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Overall 4
4.0

Planned Obsolescence! Cannot Repair This Printer

Roger W. Hockett, Amazon
30 March 2008
  • Summary: We have owned this printer for three years. Excellent little printer (much better than Epson regarding the ink cartridge use). However, BEWARE! Recently we came to work, turned it on and poof! No image on the LCD screen. So now you cannot control any of the features.
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Overall 4
4.0

Canon MP520 Replaced after 5 Months

JYL, Amazon
30 March 2008
  • Summary: I used Consumer Reports to research a new Printer Copier Scanner and selected the Canon MP520 which was their "Best Buy". The printer worked great for 5 months then started pulling paper in at a diagonal. I contacted Canon.
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Overall 4
4.0

Don't bother

Nat, Amazon
30 March 2008
  • Summary: I constantly have to buy ink, and it's not cheap. I have to clean the printer, and reprint because the quality is bad.
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Overall 4
4.0

Good printer, but failed early! Screen failures common

K. Coates, Amazon
30 March 2008
  • Summary: I liked this printer, but early on my screen went white. Searching the web I find that this is common. it's hard to use after that. About a year after that it completely died (no power at all). I expected more from Canon.
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Overall 4
4.0

Not so good

Donald Maxwell, Amazon
30 March 2008
  • Summary: I initially loved this. However after about a year and a half, the flip up screen stopped working and I ended up having to buy another printer.
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Overall 4
4.0

Bad control panel

Squire Howard, Amazon
30 March 2008
  • Summary: We got this printer free with a purchase of an iMac back in 2010. Within a year, the flip-up control panel stopped working properly. The LCD screen no longer came on, but the printer still worked.
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Overall 4
4.0

Beware planned obsolescence!

Y. Brody, Amazon
30 March 2008
  • Summary: This printer works well until...the ink cartridges need to be replaced--even if they still contain ink! I never, ever print with color. However, I just tried to print something and the printer won't function--even in b/w--until I purchase another magenta ink cartridge.
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Overall 4
4.0

Just ok, would not buy again

Tallguy715, Amazon
30 March 2008
  • Summary: This printer was no better than all the others made recently. It did not last long and had to get a new (refurbished) one from Canon under warranty. The print quality was ok, nothing to brag about. The worst thing was the cost of ink, two refills was equal to the price of the printer.
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Overall 4
4.0

No USB cable in the box

LVG, Amazon
29 March 2008
  • Summary: I just opened and set it up this printer today, but I can't find USB cable any where, it doesn't include the USB cable. That's very frustrated. I can't imagine this happens, very very disappointed.
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Overall 4
4.0

User Review

Lev-Alexs, Yandex
1 April 2012
  • Pros: Он сам + печать с флеш носителей
  • Cons: быстро ломается шлейф на экранчик, при выходе из строя печатающей головки можно выкидывать весь принтер, т.к. без неё он не может сканировать! а новая головка по цене сравнима с новым принтером!
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