Pixma MX512, a printer for lying down and avoiding
8 September 2015
Excerpt: The cartridges for this printer cost more than I paid for it. The cartridges that came with the printer are only good for a few pages. The new higher capacity cartridges, which incidentally look identical to the low-capacity ones, are not recognized by the printer, and I have now wasted a day of my...
When I used it with Windows XP it worked like a charm but it's been nothing but a nightmare ...
K. Brown, Amazon
5 August 2014
Summary: This printer is NOT compatible with Windows 7. When I used it with Windows XP it worked like a charm but it's been nothing but a nightmare since I had to upgrade to Windows 7. The function buttons on the printer are no longer usable.
Excerpt: I got this printer for Christmas 2012. It worked good until about a month or so ago. I went to scan something for school, and the printer wouldn't scan. There was a pop up saying there was a document in ADF. I swear to you, there was no document in the entire printer.
Excerpt: this product is unacceptable.
I spent 2 days to install the software for the scanner.
the software is a mess...no help from on-line manual.
box has missing parts.,AND i got a broken cd
scanning takes more steps & needs the same answers over & over..
Excerpt: We bought this printer as a desktop unit for one of our executives, to replace a Pixma 870 which had worn out over several years of use. (Unfortunately the 870 seems to be no more.)
BIG mistake. This has been the worst printer I have ever used in 35 years in IT - and I have seen some real duds.