The PIXMA MP280 Inkjet Photo All-In-One is a compact, stylish and high quality product that will fit virtually in any area of your home. Its maximum 4800 x 1200 colour dpi1is combined with Canon’s patented Hybrid Ink System. So, you’ll have a pigment black ink for crisp text and dye ink for beautiful photos up to 8.5” x 11” all with outstanding quality.
The all-new Full HD Movie Print software turns your favorite HD movie moments captured with select Canon EOS or PowerShot cameras into beautiful, borderless photo prints!2The MP280 also features Auto Photo Fix II. This technology automatically analyzes and applies image correction, red-eye removal and multi-zone exposure correction for beautiful images. When printing your photos, realize the power of the ChromaLife100+ when using genuine Canon inks and photo papers so your photos can be shared and preserved for generations.3
For the scanner in you the all-new Auto Document Fix automatically delivers advanced image analysis and area-by-area data correction for text that’s easy to read, and pictures that maintain colour tone and contrast. While Auto Scan Mode automatically recognizes the type of original, then scans and saves the suitable settings. Do you want to easily print from the web? Canon’s Easy-WebPrint EX lets you print what you want how you off the web. Collect, combine and edit multiple web pages while creating your own layout with text and pictures.4
Speed & Quality
Ease of Use
Speed & Quality
Terrific Resolution:This level of quality is achieved by 4800 x 1200 maximum colour dpi thanks to Canon Full-photolithography Inkjet Nozzle Engineering (FINE) with a patented print head firing ink droplets as small as 2pl. This delivers superb quality and detail in both your business documents and photos.1
High Performance Ink Cartridges:These two genuine Canon ink cartridges contain specially formulated inks for great document and photo quality. One is a Black cartridge for laser-quality text and one is a multi-colour cartridge for beautiful photos. Both are easy to use and replace.
ChromaLife100+:This system combines enhanced FINE print head technology with select new Canon photo papers for beautiful borderless photos that will last up to 300 years when stored in an archival-quality photo album.3
Print Beautiful, Borderless Photos Fast:Print a borderless, 4" x 6" in approximately 43 seconds.5
Ease of Use
Full HD Movie Print:The all-new Full HD Movie Print software turns your favorite HD movie moments captured with select Canon EOS or PowerShot cameras into beautiful, borderless photo prints!2
7 Segment LED:Easily set number of copies and view printer job status.
Auto Photo Fix II:This built-in technology automatically categorizes your images into one of five types - Portrait, Scenery, Night Scenery, Snapshot with Scenery, and Snapshot with Night Scenery - then applies optimal image and multi-zone exposure correction. So, unexposed areas of the photo will be optimized, area by area and faces that are backlit and under-exposed will automatically be brightened with correct colour cast to help ensure more accurate skin tones for gorgeous images.
Auto Document Fix:The all-new Auto Document Fix delivers beautiful, easy-to-view scans by advanced image analysis and area-by-area data correction, automatically. So, your document text can be darkened with pronounced edges for clear, sharp text that?s easy to read, and pictures will maintain colour tone and contrast.
Auto Scan Mode:Automatically recognizes the type of original, then scans and saves the suitable settings.
Easy-WebPrint EX:Print what you want off the web, when you want. Surf the web, create your layouts, combine text and pictures and print out pages however you like.5
Quick Start:Powering up your printer is now faster than ever. After pressing the power button you can begin inputting commands in mere seconds. So, full operation is possible in a much shorter time.
USB 2.0 Hi-Speed:Plug the cable into your PC for a super-fast connection for your data transfers.
Colour:Up to 4800 x 1200 dpi1Black:Up to 600 x 600 dpi1
4" x 6", 5" x 7", 8" x 10," Letter, Legal, U.S. #10 envelopes
Plain:Plain Paper, High Resolution Paper;Super High Gloss:Photo Paper Pro Platinum, Photo Paper Pro II;Glossy:Photo Paper Plus Glossy II, Photo Paper Glossy;Semi-Gloss:Photo Paper Plus Semi-Gloss;Matte:Matte Photo Paper;Envelope:U.S.# 10 Envelope
Auto Photo Fix II, Borderless Printing7, Document Printing, Full HD Movie Print3, Photo Printing, Template Print
Windows® 7, Windows Vista® , Windows XP/2000 and Mac OS® X v 10.4.11 to 10.6.x8
Setup Software & User's Guide CD-ROM
MP280 Printer Driver
Easy Web-Print EX (Windows Only)4
Full HD Movie Print2
MP Navigator EX
Dimension (W x D x H)
13.2" (L) x 17.8" (W) x 6.0" (H)
90-day limited warranty9
1.Resolution may vary based on printer driver setting. Colour ink droplets can be placed with a horizontal pitch of 1/4800 inch at minimum
2."Full HD Movie Print" is available from 'MOV' movie files created by Canon digital cameras. From PC, or Mac with Intel® processor. Requires Canon ZoomBrowser EX 6.5 or later, or Canon ImageBrowser 6.5 or later.
3.Based on accelerated testing by Canon in dark storage under controlled temperature, humidity and gas conditions, simulating storage in an album with plastic sleeves. Canon cannot guarantee the longevity of prints; results may vary depending on printed image, drying time, display/storage conditions, and environmental factors. Seewww.usa.canon.com/chromalife100plus (link international) for additional details
4.Compatible with Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 in Windows 7, Windows Vista or Windows XP only. Not included on installation CD. Requires Internet connection during installation
5.Photo print speeds are based on the standard mode driver setting using photo test pattern(s) and select Canon Photo Paper. Print speed measured as soon as first page begins to feed into printer and will vary depending on system configuration, interface, software, document complexity, print mode, types of paper used and page coverage. Seewww.usa.canon.com/printspeed (link international) for additional details.
6.ISO/IEC24734, 24735 define the default print and copy speed measurement methods. Print speeds are the averages of ESAT in Office Category Test for the default simplex mode, ISO/IEC 24734, excluding time to print the first set. Seewww.usa.canon.com/ipm (link international) for additional details.
7.Supported paper types for borderless printing are as follows: Photo Paper Pro Platinum, Photo Paper Pro II, Photo Paper Plus Glossy II, Photo Paper Plus Semi-gloss, Photo Paper Glossy and Matte Photo Paper.
8.System requirements vary by application
9.Warranty programs are subject to certain conditions and restrictions.