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NEW CANON PIXMA AND CANOSCAN DEVICES PROVIDE HIGH-QUALITY EXPERIENCE WITH A SLEEK RE-DESIGN AND ENHANCED CONNECTIVITY



MISSISSAUGA, ON, 4 December 2012 – In a world where images are instantly shared,Canon Canada Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced two PIXMA printers and a CanoScan photo scanner to expand the creative solutions available to consumers for easily printing, archiving and sharing photos. The PIXMA MG6320 and MG5420 Wireless* Photo All-In-One (AIO) and PIXMA printers have been completely updated with a stylish, space-friendly design that saves desk space and allows for storage in almost any location, giving users a high-quality experience along with exceptional results. From the days of using film, the CanoScan 9000F Mark II photo scanner allows users to preserve those special moments and memories by scanning and archiving with the slide and negative adapter.

 
Innovative Design
The sleek, compact PIXMA Wireless Photo AIO printers feature a new snap-edge design that improves the overall look and feel of the machine while allowing for quick and easy access to the device’s ink cartridges for easy replacement. Each model, has a low-height body to reduce the space needed to open the scanner and a new paper cassette that allows the printer to sit flush against a wall to conveniently fit in a variety of spaces and home offices. Advanced media handling is also possible on the PIXMA MG6320 and MG5420 Wireless Photo AIO printers with dual front paper cassettes, auto duplexing to reduce paper usage, and direct disk print to quickly customize projects. The PIXMA MG6320 Photo AIO printer also features the Intelligent Touch System so only the necessary keys are illuminated allowing for an intuitive approach to overall usability. The CanoScan 9000F Mark II has a well-designed and intuitive layout as well, with seven EZ Buttons to scan, copy, or create a PDF with the touch of a button.
 
“Many consumers today need a printer that is easily accessible, reliable, and can produce high-quality prints for any project," said Ian Macfarlane, Senior Vice-President and General Manager, Imaging Technologies & Communications Group and Market Development Group, Canon Canada, a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon USA. "The improvements to the PIXMA printers and CanoScan Scanner will give end-users the necessary equipment needed to help them produce the quality prints they are accustomed to."
 
Enhanced Connectivity
With built-in Wi-Fi and mobile printing on the PIXMA models, images can be printed from virtually anywhere. The printers feature Apple AirPrint1 and Google Cloud Print™2, providing easy access to images and documents for printing from compatible devices. These new models can work in tandem with the Canon Easy-PhotoPrint mobile app3, for use with compatible Android smartphones and tablets and Apple iOS devices, providing easy printing of photos and PDFs of documents. The printers also support Canon’s My Image Garden4 software so images can be organized, customized and shared. For users of the PowerShot S110 and EOS 6D Digital SLR camera, images can be printed wirelessly from the camera to the printer.
 
Environmentally Conscious
Canon’s new PIXMA printers have been designed to be environmentally conscious. Each machine has the ability to power itself on to complete a task so that no unnecessary power is consumed. Two-sided printing can also be set as the default for Copy, PDF file print, and Template print. The CanoScan 9000F Mark II utilizes new, high-brightness white LED lamps that do not need to be left on after scanning which helps reduce overall power consumption.
 
PIXMA MG6320 and MG5420 Wireless Photo All-In-One Printer
The Canon PIXMA MG6320 and MG5420 Wireless Photo All-In-One Printers continue the legacy of providing users with Canon’s high-quality output incorporating five individual dye-based colour and pigment black ink tanks which is part of the ChromaLife100 + ink system. Each model can produce beautiful, borderless edge-to-edge 4 x 6-inch photos in approximately 21 seconds6 at a maximum colour resolution of 9600 x 2400 dpi7. Full HD Movie Print7 can also been used with both models to produce clear images of frames from videos captured on compatible HD Canon EOS and PowerShot Digital Cameras and VIXIA Camcorders.
 
The Canon PIXMA MG6320 Wireless Photo AIO Printer will have an estimated selling price of $199.99 and the Canon PIXMA MG5420 Wireless Photo AIO Printer will have an estimated selling price of $149.99.
 
CanoScan 9000F Mark II Photo Scanner
The compact CanoScan 9000F Mark II Photo Scanner provides consumers with an easy solution for all photo and document archiving needs. Capable of scanning a 35mm film strip with the film scanning guide and frame and Film Adapter Unit, precious photos from a family’s history can be archived for safe keeping. The maximum optical resolution for the CanoScan 9000F Mark II Photo Scanner is 9600 x 9600 dots-per-inch (dpi) for film and 4800 x 4800 dpi for all other media. Equipped with Auto Document Fix, this feature analyzes and corrects to ensure text characters stand out and are sharp, and clear; while pictures maintain their colour tone and contrast.
 
The CanoScan 9000F Mark II Photo Scanner will have an estimated selling price of $249.99.
 
About Canon Canada Inc.
Headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, the company employs 1,200 people at its offices nation-wide, servicing the Canadian market from coast to coast. Innovation and cutting-edge technology have been essential ingredients in Canon's success. Canon's leadership in imaging, optical and document management technology and solutions is based in large part on the thousands of patents the company has secured throughout its history. Canon Inc. has been among the top four US patent recipients since 1994†.
 
The company's comprehensive product line includes networked multifunction devices; digital copiers (colour and black and white); printers, scanners, image filing systems and facsimile machines; calculators, digital camcorders, digital cameras and lenses; medical imaging equipment, semiconductor, broadcast and other specialized industrial products. Canon Canada is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility.
For more information, visit www.canon.ca or join us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/CanonCanada


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For more information, please contact:

Wayne Doyle
Senior Manager, Corporate Communications
Canon Canada Inc.
(905) 565-4598
wdoyle@canada.canon.com


Candi Jeronimo
Senior Account Manager
Edelman Canada
(416) 849 -1507
candi.jeronimo@edelman.com
 
 
 
 
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†Based on weekly patent counts issued by United States Patent and Trademark Office.
All referenced product names, and other marks, are trademarks of their respective owners.
 
Availability, prices, and specifications of all products are subject to change without notice. Actual prices are set by individual dealers and may vary.
 
* Wireless printing requires a working network with wireless 802.11b/g or 802.11n capability. Wireless performance may vary based on terrain and distance between the printer and wireless network clients.
1 AirPrint functionality requires an iPad, iPad 2, the new iPad, iPhone 3GS or later, or iPod touch 3rd generation or later device running iOS 4.2 or later, and an AirPrint-enabled printer connected to the same network as your iOS device. A printer connected to the USB port of your Mac, PC, AirPort Base Station, or Time Capsule is not supported.
2Requires an Internet connection and Google Account.
3Requires Canon Easy-PhotoPrint for iPhone app, available for free on the App Store, or Canon Easy-PhotoPrint for Android app, available for free in Google Play. Compatible with iPhone 3G, 3Gs, 4, and 4S; iPod touch mobile digital devices; and Android devices running Android OS 1.6 or later.
4 To install using Windows® OS, .NET Framework 4 is required. Compatible still image formats are PDF (created using Canon PDF Creator only), JPEG (Exif), TIFF, and PNG. Compatible video formats are MOV (from select Canon digital cameras only) and MP4 (from select Canon digital camcorders only).
5Print Your Days requires Microsoft Silverlight 5, an internet connection and runs on Windows Internet Explorer 8, 9 and Google
Chrome on a PC running Windows 7 or Windows Vista. Will also work in Firefox under Windows 7 (32-bit) and Windows Vista
(32-bit).
56Photo print speeds are based on the standard mode driver setting using photo test pattern(s) and select Canon Photo Paper. Print speed is measured as soon as the first page begins to feed into the printer and will vary depending on system configuration, interface, software, document complexity, print mode, types of paper used and page coverage.
See www.usa.canon.com/printspeed for additional information.
7 Resolution may vary based on printer driver setting. Colour ink droplets can be placed with a horizontal pitch of 1/4800 inch at minimum.
8 ”Full HD Movie Print” is available from “MOV” and "MP4" movie files created by select Canon EOS, PowerShot and Vixia digital cameras and camcorders. From PC, or Mac with Intel® processor. Requires Canon ZoomBrowser EX 6.5 or later or Canon ImageBrowser 6.5 or later for "MOV" files, or Canon ImageBrowser EX 1.0 or later for "MOV" or "MP4" files.