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8.8 out of 10

Canon PIXMA iX6520

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Reviews and Problems with Canon PIXMA iX6520

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Overall 6
6.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Features 6
6.0
Performance 4
4.0
Overall quality 4
4.0

Having problems with uneven white border

tina, Canon
1 January 2014
  • Conclusion: The printer worked great for about a year, but now I keep getting a small white border at the right and bottom of photos I print. I use this printer almost exclusively for photo printing and this misalignment makes it so I have to crop my photos down. I've tried cleaning the printer rollers and align the print head to no avail. I'm not sure why this problem suddenly arose, and I cannot find a solution….
  • Pros: Easy Setup, High Quality Output, fast print speed, easy to use
  • Cons: Large Footprint, unreliable
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Features 4
4.0
Performance 10
10
Overall quality 10
10

Good overall

Anna, Canon
16 December 2013
  • Conclusion: I'm a graphic design student and wanted an all-purpose printer to use during school. My main concern was when printing images I needed quality and color-matching, and this printer is great. I also love the ability to print on various page sizes, but for the price it would be amazing to have a scanner or Wi-Fi capabilities for sending print jobs. Be sure you do not want those extra features.. otherwise it is a great buy for students and casual use/photo printing.
  • Pros: Easy Setup, High Quality Output, fast print speed, easy to use
  • Cons: needs to be plugged in to the computer, no scanner
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Overall 4
4.0
Value for money 6
6.0
Features 4
4.0
Performance 4
4.0
Overall quality 8
8.0

Limited paper compatibility

indigo_dog, Canon
4 December 2013
  • Conclusion: 1. This printer absolutely will not make a decent print on anything except photo paper. Of course I'm a graphic designer so decent means something different to me than to an average user. It makes beautiful graphic prints on photo paper, so my portfolio looks fabulous but I cannot print on any kind of cardstock; it absolutely will not print well. So my Christmas cards look bad. 2. Also, it refuses to print envelopes; they always feed crooked.
  • Pros: Easy Setup, Small Footprint, High Quality Output, fast print speed, easy to use, quiet
  • Cons: unreliable, narrow range of paper compatibility, seems fragile
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Overall 4
4.0
Value for money 10
10
Features 2
2.0
Performance 2
2.0
Overall quality 2
2.0

Broke

PhotoMarketingUSA, Canon
14 September 2013
  • Conclusion: Well, to start with I found this printer on-line to replace a 6 yr old Canon iP6700 photo printer that died due to a surge. The iX worked for 8 days then quite connecting with the computer. The USB port on the printer is defective. Otherwise, it's a really nice printer when it first arrived.
  • Pros: Easy Setup, durable, High Quality Output, fast print speed, easy to use, low ink usage
  • Cons: unreliable, case shows finger prints and smudges
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Overall 10
10

first and only inkjet I've actually liked

Reggie Hammond, Amazon
11 September 2013
  • Summary: I've owned printers form Xerox, several HPs, and now this Canon. This is the lowest price I've ever paid for a printer and by far the highest print quality. I'm an amateur photographer, and I never seem to get around to having my pictures printed. I absolutely love having the ability to create high-quality prints up to 13x17 at home. Print quality and color accuracy are as good or better than any professional print shop I've used.
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Overall 10
10

I love this printer!

Ciaoenrico, Amazon
5 September 2013
  • Summary: I have had this printer since Dec 2012 and use it to print out quality art prints that I resell. The prints are always vibrant, clear, and clean. My only issue is that it doesn't print out larger than 13"x19". Sure it uses alot of ink but every printer I've ever had for art prints has used alot of ink. Maybe that's what gives them their vibrance. Otherwise, no issues and if this one ever breaks, I will buy another.
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Overall 10
10

Goodbye Epson

Cecil Shute, Amazon
4 September 2013
  • Summary: I've used Epson printers for years, thinking they were the best for photos. I finally had enough when my last Epson printer failed to recognize Epson ink. Other reviewers, with the same experiences compelled me to buy this printer... and I'm so glad I did. I'm an artist and use photos in my work. I also print marketing materials with images constantly.
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Overall 2
2.0
Value for money 10
10
Features 10
10
Performance 10
10
Overall quality 2
2.0

Eye piercing blue LED

zeek, Canon
4 September 2013
  • Conclusion: The eye piercing blue LED is a big distraction. They should've done red or green for a power on indicator.
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Features 8
8.0
Performance 8
8.0
Overall quality 8
8.0

Good Unit But an Ink Hog

cinema retro, Canon
26 August 2013
  • Conclusion: I wanted a no frills basic printer, as I print a lot of photos. This one is very good. Prints fast with excellent results, though I have not had need to try printing in oversized formats as of yet. The one complaint is that this is an ink hog. The canisters are very small and thus run out very quickly. The expense adds up very quickly. I've had to do basic printing in B&W from an old Canon unit and it still feels like this one sops up the ink incredibly fast.
  • Pros: reliable, Easy Setup, High Quality Output, fast print speed, easy to use
  • Cons: uses ink up fast
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Overall 8
8.0

Just a few notes - and suggestions!!

Amazon Customer, Amazon
11 August 2013
  • Summary: These are mostly faults on me not the printer. #1 It is NOT wireless. So make sure you know that before purchasing (as I wrongly assumed all printers now days have that capability) Though not a problem. ..except... #2 It does NOT come with a usb cable. So after I purchased it, and saw it had a power cord but no connection cord to the PC- I had to dig through my box of wires to see if I had anything.
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