Canon IP8500 is an excellent higher range ink jet printer model that is full of very excellent features. The basic theme of making such a class of printer is to facilitate high level of photo printing at home in your office. Pixma IP8500 can be an ideal printer model for the ad agencies and other businesses which need high quality photo printing instantly and cannot wait for the whole printing process.
Pixma IP8500 gives you easy duplex printing without any problem. With the ability to handle many types of papers and media, you should not have any problem printing with a Canon Pixma IP8500. Canon IP8500 has been named amongst the chosen few, value for money ink jet printers packed with so many characteristics with a lot less money paid. Pixma IP8500 has two ways of inputting the paper for printing. You can either use the 150 sheet input tray or you can switch to the 150 sheet capacity cassette. Pixma IP8500 seamlessly switches between the two inputs of paper feed according to the need and availability of paper automatically. You can use either of the paper inputs control either from the accompanying software or through the controls mounted on the Pixma IP8500 printer itself. LED lights on the printer tell you which input tray has been selected at any time, thus avoiding any possibility of a potential mix up. There is also a paper feed input button through which you can control the feeding of paper. You can simultaneously use both paper sources to print upto 300 paper sheets in a single go. There is a separate tray given through which you can directly print on CDs and DVDs.
Pixma IP500 comes with a very user friendly software which further helps easily control all the functions of your printer. PictBridge port makes it easy for you to print photos directly from your digital camera supporting PictBridge.
Pixma IP8500 uses the same powerful print engine that was used by medium format i9900. Alongside excellent print processing the print also relies on 2 picoliter droplets technology in its ink cartridges that ensures excellent quality photo prints with optimum cost per print. Pixma IP8500 with all this in it is still very light can be easily shifted without any problem.
Pixma IP8500 uses eight ink tank system Canon IP8500 ink cartridges. The eight different colored Canon IP8500 cartridges include; one magenta, one photo magenta, one cyan, one photo cyan, one red, one green, one yellow and one black Canon IP8500 cartridge. With eight dedicated separate Canon IP8500 ink cartridges you can expect premium quality photo printing. With the state of the art modern ink cartridges Pixma IP8500 does all different types of photo printing without any problem.
There are two minor problems for the purchasers of Pixma IP8500. First is that as it is a photo printer it does ordinary printing very slowly which can get frustrating. It can become a problem to know the exact level of ink remaining in all the cartridges as the gauging process is not very accurate. Pixma IP8500 is an excellent photo printer however users with a mix kind of printing jobs should find an alternate to a Pixma IP8500.