Summary: This is an all-around great printer, but really does a super job at printing photos on glossy photo paper. If your photo file is good and you get decent photo paper; you will not be able to tell the difference between photos printed on this, and those printed at walgreens/walmart/etc.
Summary: It has no paper cassette at the bottom, even though the default settings are for it to try to print from one. The thing that does come off the bottom doesn't really hold or fit paper even though it tries to print from it. It confused me for a long time when I first bought this product. I don't know if mine was just defective or what, but even the instructions showed a cassette that mine didn't appear to be.
Summary: Canon PIXMA iP4820 Inkjet Printer. Had a little trouble seting it up, but blame that on me for not reading the instructions first. (As it is said, "If all others fail, read the instructions first!") Got this printer to replace my old Canon iP3500. The print quality is even better than than the old one which was very good. Like the option where you can load paper either in the front or back. Does a nice job printing out envelopes.
Summary: After quite a bit of research I settled on this printer and I am very satisfied. The setup was very easy, just follow the directions. I use it on an imac. The photo quality is amazing and professional looking. It's a nice looking printer that doesn't take up a lot of space. I would highly recommend this printer. I honestly can't think of anything wrong with it, and the price is right!
Summary: I bought this printer about a month ago to replace a 7-yr old HP photo printer. I wish I hadn't already donated my old printer. I would prefer to throw this in the trash and have my old printer back. The photo quality is terrible (horizontal lines showing up in photos) and the printer feeder is very poor. It often takes several tries just to get something to print. It is especially difficult to use with card stock paper.
Summary: Canon PIXMA iP4820 Premium Inkjet Photo Printer (4496B002) Print quality is outstanding, and although it does clean the head often thereby wasting ink, I just turn it off after using. If it is off for three weeks or more, it does take about 5 minutes of cycling and cleaning before printing. A small inconvenience if it saves ink. If it's off a few days, it starts printing in moments. I got it last November, and just recently (late September) replaced the cartridges.
Summary: After years of having my Cannon IP 4200, it finally bit the dust. So I bought this Cannon ip 4820. It does give great quality photos when it prints. Half the time, it keeps saying it's out of paper because it's trying to pull paper from the bottom cassett and says I have it set on automatic when really I have it set on rear cassett. Major headache. And besides that, I go through twice as much ink as I did the IP 4200 and that was terible.
Summary: Wow. This printer is of such a fine quality I was surprised i got it at such an affordable price. I really recommend it For just about any printing needs. We purchased it to print up wedding invites and the came out beautifully. What a find.