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A cheap MFP, but it's not that cheerful

Review Date: 17 Jan 2013

Price when reviewed: £40


Reviewed By: Simon Handby

Our Rating 2 stars out of 5

User Rating 4 stars out of 5

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Basic Specifications

Part Code C11CC05302
Review Date 17 Jan 2013
Rating ** stars out of 5
Maximum native print resolution 5,760x1,440dpi
Max optical resolution 600x1,200dpi
Output bit depth 24-bit

Tested Print Speeds

Time for two 10x8in photos 1.0 1h 6m 7s
Time for six 6x4in photos 1.0 22m 24s

Tested Scan Speeds

Full scan area preview 14s
A4 document at 150dpi 15s
A4 document at 300dpi 40s
6x4in photo at 600dpi 37s
6x4in photo at 1200dpi 1m 43s

Tested Copy Speeds

Time for single A4 mono copy 1.0 16s
Time for single A4 colour copy 1.0 59s
Time for 10 A4 copies using feeder 2.0 N/A

Print Quality

Number of ink colours 4
Number of ink cartridges 4
Maximum number of ink colours 4
Maximum number of cartridges 4
Quoted photo durability 98 years

Physical and Environmental

Standard printer interfaces USB
Optional printer interfaces none
Size 145x390x300mm
Weight 3.9kg
Noise (in normal use) 41dB(A)

Paper Handling

Maximum paper size A4/legal
Maximum paper weight 255gsm
Standard paper inputs 1
Standard paper input capacity 50
Maximum paper inputs 1
Maximum paper input capacity 50
Duplex (code, cost if option) No

Photo Features

PictBridge support No
Borderless printing 6x4in, postcard
Direct (PC-less) printing No
Supported memory cards none
CD printing No

Copy Features

Maximum number of copies 1

Fax Features

Max mono fax resolution N/A
Fax memory (maximum mono pages) N/A


Printer technology piezo inkjet
Supported operating systems Windows XP/Vista/7, Mac OS X 10.5.8 or later
Other inkjet features none
Other inkjet options none

Buying Information

Price £40
Consumable parts and prices £10
Price per colour A4 page 6.7p
Quoted life of supplied black cartridge 175 pages (ISO/IEC 24712)
Quoted life of supplied colour cartridge(s) 180 pages each (ISO/IEC 24712)
Quoted life of supplied photo cartridge(s) N/A
Warranty one year carry-in
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