The model relies on inkjet technology. Two FINE printheads, one for black and one for color printing, with their 2 pl fine ink droplets, provide a print resolution of up to 4800 x 1200 dpi. The MFP prints about 9.9 ISO pages per minute in black and white mode, and about 5.7 pages per minute in color output. For a borderless printed photo in the format 10 cm x 15 cm, the model takes about 44 seconds. A peculiarity that is not a matter of course for every multifunction printer is the automatic duplex printing, with which the machine can print both sides of A4 and Letter sheets without manual intervention.
How good is the performance as a scanner?
When scanning, the Canon PIXMA MG3550 offers an optical resolution of 1200 x 2400 dpi. It takes an average of 14 seconds to scan an A4 page, with the model offering a maximum scan area of approximately 216 x 297 mm. When copying a speed of about 2.7 ISO pages per minute is offered. Multiple copies of up to 21 copies are required and the device provides page customization and a feature that allows borderless copies.
Canon Pixma MG3550 Drivers
What does the Canon PIXMA MG3550 printer need for operation?
Consumable supplies include Canon PG-540 black and white cartridge and CL-541 color print cartridges. The standard cartridges can print up to 180 pages each. Optional black and color XL cartridges are available to increase the print range up to 600 pages. The multifunction device supports a variety of paper types, including plain paper as well as envelopes, various types of photo paper, photo stickers, and T-shirt transfer film. The feeder on the front can accommodate a maximum of 100 sheets. The A4 format, B5 paper, ordinary envelopes as well as photo paper with 10 cm x 15 cm, 13 cm x 18 cm and 20 cm x 25 cm can be used.
Can the multifunction printer also print from the cloud?
For the connection with the PC or the Mac one can fall back as user on USB interface of the type B. In addition, the device has an integrated WLAN module for wireless networks with the 802.11b, 802.11g and 802.11n standard with the security techniques WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK and WEP. The device can be wirelessly integrated into an existing network and wirelessly supplied with print jobs from several computers or notebooks. In addition, the Canon PIXMA MG3550 printer also supports Apple AirPrint and Google Cloud Print. It can be printed directly from smartphones and tablets with the multifunction device.
The inkjet printer can print from the cloud
The 449 x 304 x 152 mm and 5.4 kg inkjet printer model develops noises of around 42.5 dB during operation and consumes around 16 watts of power in copying mode. In standby mode, which is activated automatically after seven minutes, the power consumption drops to 1.7 to 2.2 watts. Switched off, the device consumes only 0.3 watts of energy. The latest drivers for this printer can be found here below!