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Canon MG2550

Canon MG2550
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67
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Our Verdict:
A good spec but 3 year old 4ppm print speed (colour, normal quality, A4/US Le inkjet. It produces superb quality prints, it's very good value for money and really easy to setup.
4ppm 4800 X 600 DPI No 8ppm Sep 2015
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With very good features, we have ranked the Canon MG2550 number 258 across all inkjet printers.

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Why Has it Scored 67?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better inkjet printers are available. View the latest inkjet printers 2018.
This inkjet printer has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
4800 x 600 DPI
600 x 1200 dpi a4 scan speed
Canon PIXMA mg2550s FINE cartridges power cord setup CD-ROM (cd only for windows
426 x 306 x 145mm what's in the box: all in one printing
Approx. 3.5 kg dimensions (w x D x h)
Hi-Speed USB (b port) supported operating systems
Document copying (plain paper) interface type
21 copies (max.) copy functions

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2.7 stars (1,033 reviews)

54%

of Customers Would Recommend
5 Stars
553 Reviews
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296 Reviews
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What Are People Saying About the Canon MG2550?

Price
295
59
Print Quality
112
3
Ease of Use
198
9
Printer Usage
10
4
Design
34
5
Noise Level
12
17
Size and Weight
21
4
Support
10
12
Robustness
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Features
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Connectivity
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Over 300 People Thought the Canon MG2550 Was Priced Reasonably

Six people thought that the Canon MG2550 really wasn't expensive.

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Superb Value for Money
312 people agree
43 people disagree
  • ... basic printer. Has everything a printer needs. Mine did have a lead. Excellent value. Cannon are an excellent make and so far seems good value in the ink ...
    Mrs. T. SALMON - Amazon.co.uk 8 Dec 2016
  • Great little all in one printer. Excellent value for money. Very pleased with my purchase...
    Boozann63 - Argos.co.uk 15 Jun 2015
  • Excellent value,crisp clear pictures...
    Macca - Argos.co.uk 23 Nov 2016
  • An excellent value printer that does everything and is easy to use (much easier and more reliable than my last Epsom remote one)...
    Kizzydog - Tesco.com 25 Apr 2017
  • View All Reviews About Value for Money
    Not Expensive
    6 people agree
    22 people disagree
    Some People Thought This Inkjet Printer Was Inferior Quality

    Two people thought that the Canon MG2550 was bad quality.

  • ... week the feeder stopped working. Having closely looked at this I would not buy again as it seem very low product quality. The general set up is like a ...
    Cheza14 - Argos.co.uk 19 Feb 2015
  • Not fit for purpose, how can a printer be sold for use, when it can not be used without a usb, should be part of the purchase. I have purchased canon products ...
    Cassie - Argos.co.uk 3 Sep 2017
  • Most Owners Thought This Inkjet Printer Was Robust

    Several people thought that the Canon MG2550 was reliable and strong and durable.

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    Reliable
    6 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... that does everything and is easy to use (much easier and more reliable than my last Epsom remote one)...
    Kizzydog - Tesco.com 25 Apr 2017
  • I find this printer very reliable for the price i paid...
    M123 - Argos.co.uk 6 Sep 2017
  • I like this one ,very simple and basic to work but very reliable. thanks...
    Johan Van Der Schans - Amazon.co.uk 24 Aug 2017
  • ... in order for me to have an inexpensive but reliable product in my French home as well as in my English home...
    Nuggz - Tesco.com 3 Oct 2017
  • View All Reviews About Reliable
    Strong and Durable
    3 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    One Person Thought it Had an Excellent Battery Life
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    9 Out of 10 People Thought This Inkjet Printer Was a Great Size

    Over 10 people thought that the Canon MG2550 was really compact and several people thought that it was also very lightweight, was a superb size and was easy to carry around.

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    Really Compact
    14 people agree
    No people disagree
  • It is very compact and very useful to have 3 and 4 capability in one machine. It's quite slow to absorb the information before printing it out.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 30 Oct 2017
  • Compact concise. Easy to use. Best Purchase so far this year. Instructions was very POORNot everyone is 'wired' to be directed by diagrams.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 11 Feb 2018
  • Love the compact size of the Hoover and it has very good suction and it's not a heavy Hoover. It was very value for money. The small Hoover appliance that ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 10 Oct 2016
  • Printer is compact. Easy to set up and use. It uses the same ink cartridges as my old printer. So I didn't waste my spare cartridges left over from my ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 15 Feb 2018
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    Really Lightweight
    7 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    A Superb Size
    6 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Easy to Carry Around
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    Not Heavy and Bulky
    2 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Over 30 People Thought it Was Nicely Designed

    More than 10 people thought that the Canon MG2550 was good-looking and more than 10 people thought that it was also very well designed. Analysis of the reviews also revealed that five people thought that it was neat.

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    Good-Looking
    19 people agree
    2 people disagree
  • I bought the kettle and toaster and they look beautiful clear colour and very easy to use.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 30 Jan 2018
  • Not used it yet but instructions look good...
    LH123 - Argos.co.uk 17 Jan 2018
  • Very compact instructionsin style easy to use and install...
    Dart - Argos.co.uk 31 Aug 2015
  • The product comes in black colour which makes it look good. it is portable...
    D'one - Argos.co.uk 29 Dec 2016
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    Very Well Designed
    13 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Neat
    5 people agree
    No people disagree
    Most People Thought the Canon MG2550 Was Easy to Use

    More than 100 people thought that the Canon MG2550 was very easy to setup and over 80 people thought that it was also really easy to use. Two people also thought that it was easy to assemble.

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    Very Easy to Setup
    123 people agree
    9 people disagree
  • Very easy to set up and use.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 7 Feb 2018
  • Really easy and quick to set up...
    Lou - Argos.co.uk 29 Nov 2017
  • Very easy to set up Only prints via USB, do not get it confused with the more expensive one that support wireless, I find wireless so temperamental so ...
    Acrobosi - Argos.co.uk 24 Feb 2015
  • Purchased for use with smartphone and a tablet. Easy to set up and operate...
    Mr Keith S Woodward - Amazon.co.uk 8 Aug 2017
  • View All Reviews About To Set Up
    Very Easy to Use
    88 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Easy to Assemble
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    7 Out of 10 Owners Thought This Inkjet Printer Has Useful Technical Features

    Several people thought that the Canon MG2550 had good features and had a good display.

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    Has Good Features
    6 people agree
    3 people disagree
  • Very nice good features...
    Maureen18 - Argos.co.uk 16 May 2016
  • This product has good features, however the colour cartridge suppled with this printer ran out after 2 prints not ideal also to set up the scannin process ...
    Maz - Argos.co.uk 23 Jan 2015
  • ... I needed a standard printer cable (not supplied). Seems to have loads of features I've not yet explored...
    Big ian - Argos.co.uk 12 Oct 2016
  • Very easy to use and has all the features you need for great printing of documents and picutures etc and very reasonably priced...
    Julie - Argos.co.uk 7 Sep 2015
  • View All Reviews About Features
    Has a Good Display
    2 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    The Majority of People Thought it Was Not Easy to Connect to Other Devices

    Several people thought that the Canon MG2550 didn't have wifi capacity and was bad in terms of connectivity.

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    Doesn't Have Wifi Capacity
    8 people agree
    3 people disagree
  • ... software from the internet. Works well with Windows 7 and 10. This model lacks WiFi printing but for the price its a good bundle. Printing is quick and ...
    Spraysmart - Argos.co.uk 18 Oct 2016
  • ... there's the occasional need to print this would probably do the trick. There's no wifi though, which means physical connections which will put off some. ...
    Andy Edwards - Amazon.co.uk 7 Dec 2016
  • Great little printer for the money but not wifi calalouge said it was and then had to find a cable as none suplied but dose the job...
    Lou lou - Argos.co.uk 6 Oct 2015
  • ... Low power use. Quiet. Compact size. Cost per page. 8.5p. No duplex. No WiFi or Ethernet. No memory card reader. Doesn't print 4 photos. No borderless ...
    Digital Versus 28 May 2014
  • View All Reviews About Wifi
    Bad in Terms of Connectivity
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    6 Out of 10 Customers Thought it Had Poor Technical Guidance

    Over 10 people thought that the Canon MG2550 had bad technical guidance.

  • ... English. So a good basic printer/scanner/copier, but don't buy it if you struggle with useless instructions!
    S J Buck - Amazon.co.uk 13 Nov 2017
  • ... use. Best Purchase so far this year. Instructions was very POORNot everyone is 'wired' to be directed by diagrams.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 11 Feb 2018
  • ... which works well. Except - see bad points. Would have liked clearer setting up instructions preferably on paper.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 15 Feb 2018
  • ... a set of replacement cartridges for existing HP printer. Set up instructions could be clearer.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 4 Dec 2017
  • Over 10 People Thought it Did Not Have an Acceptable Noise Level

    Over 10 people thought that the Canon MG2550 was noisy.

  • Easy to use and fast at least with one color. A bit noisy but I haven't yet tried the "quiet" mode.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 15 Feb 2018
  • ... The instructions on setting up left a lot to be desired and when it prints it is extremely noisy. However, it does the job perfectly and for the very few ...
    Lynnie - Argos.co.uk 25 Jan 2017
  • ... use. Good quality print. Excellent for the purpose intended. Only downside it is quite noisy, other than that a good buy...
    Kimbo - Argos.co.uk 25 Aug 2014
  • ... perform for that. I just want to print documents when needed which is does. A bit noisy but I don't mind that so long as it works...
    Marian74 - Argos.co.uk 20 Feb 2014
  • One Person Thought it Had a Large Capacity
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    The Vast Majority of People Thought the Canon MG2550 Produced Good Quality Prints

    Over 100 people thought that the Canon MG2550 produced very good quality prints.

  • This printer was very easy to set up and gave an excellent print quality. I was also very pleased with all the options and facilities on it and I started ...
    Rini - Argos.co.uk 29 Aug 2017
  • ... about 5 minutes from unpacking. Ink cartridges easy to load and print quality excellent. Only thing that is not 100 percent is the speed of printing. But ...
    Tommy - Argos.co.uk 25 May 2015
  • This product is excellent, great price and very child friendly , print quality brilliant and I would definitely recommend to my friends...
    Thebull - Argos.co.uk 8 Sep 2015
  • ... was able to set it up, without a disc drive, in 30 minutes. The print quality is fantastic and I can't believe how much it's capable of for such a bargain ...
    Lisa - Argos.co.uk 8 Jan 2014
  • One Person Thought the Canon MG2550 Was a Slow Printer
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    More Than 10 People Thought it Had a Wide Variety of Uses

    Several people thought that the Canon MG2550 was outstanding for scanning and was good for printing photos.

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    Excellent for Scanning
    7 people agree
    3 people disagree
  • The Printer is awesome, it prints, copies, and scans perfectly, while I could print on acetate and do my project. :) But one thing is that they didn't ...
    Jessie gao - Amazon.co.uk 26 Oct 2017
  • ... scanner for photographs at the lowest price possible. Not only does this scanner scan them at high quality, it also detects and splits them up according ...
    1anrs - Argos.co.uk 29 Jul 2015
  • Good quality printer from the first copy it worked perfectly...
    HumanBeing - Argos.co.uk 3 Jan 2018
  • Copy facility excellent.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 1 Nov 2017
  • View All Reviews About Scan
    Good for Printing Photos
    4 people agree
    3 people disagree

    How Good Are Canon Inkjets?

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    Features

    Key Features

    4800 X 600 DPI
    Very Slow Print Speed (Black)
    Very Slow Print Speed (Colour)
    Supports Colour Printing
    Very Small Standard Input Capacity
    Legal Max Print Size
    4800 X 600 DPI

    The Canon MG2550 has a maximum resolution of 4800 x 600 DPI. That's 50% less resolution than the most common resolution of 4800 x 1200 DPI. The best resolution of all inkjets is 9600 x 2400 DPI and the worst is 720 x 360 DPI. §.

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    Very Slow Print Speed (Black)

    The slowest print speed (black) of inkjet printers is 2ppm, the fastest is 15,000ppm, and the average print speed (black) is 77ppm. The Canon MG2550's print speed (black) of only 8ppm is slower than average when compared to most other inkjet printers. It is slower than 89% of all inkjets when ranked by this feature.

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    Very Slow Print Speed (Colour)

    The average print speed (colour) of all inkjet printers is 15ppm, with the slowest being 1ppm and the fastest being 63ppm. The Canon MG2550's print speed (colour) of only 4ppm is slower than average when compared to most other inkjets. It is in the slowest 8% of all inkjets when ordered by this feature.

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    Supports Colour Printing
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    The Canon MG2550 supports colour printing. 88% of inkjet printers also support colour printing.

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    Very Small Standard Input Capacity

    Across all the inkjets the standard input capacities range from 1 sheets to 1,900 sheets, and the average standard input capacity is 250 sheets. The Canon MG2550's standard input capacity of only 60 sheets is smaller than 87% of all inkjet printers when ranked by this feature.

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    Manufacturer's Description

    Perfect everyday All.

    In.

    One for printing, scanning and copying. From text-heavy documents to family photos, the compact Canon PIXMA MG2550S's print engine is built for quality and ease-of-use. Benefits: Copy, print and scan with an affordable All.

    One Fast printing of documents and photos High quality prints Be inspired to print with CREATIVE PARK PREMIUM Print more pages for your money with XL ink options Features: Print, scan, copy home printing made easy: The ideal home All.

    One, letting you print, scan and copy documents and photos at speed without compromising on quality. Simple to use, the Canon PIXMA MG2550S is a stylish, compact and desk-friendly device with powerful features for every home user. Affordable device, premium print quality: The Canon PIXMA MG2550S offers incredible value for money: an affordable home printer that produces superior quality documents and photos. FINE Cartridge technology means deep blacks, vivid colours and a stunning level of detail. Up to 30% lower cost per page: Using the optional high-capacity Canon XL ink cartridges, you can save as much as 30% on the cost per page compared to their standard equivalents. Get more pages per cartridge and go longer between cartridge replacements; the Canon PIXMA MG2550S won t cost the earth to run. Be creative: Easily organise and print your photos with the face-recognition features of My Image Garden app, while CREATIVE PARK PREMIUM opens a world of creative possibilities with its selection of designs from professional artists, all available for you to use as postcards, calendars, birthday cards and much more. Energy saving built-in: Use less energy with Auto Power On/Off. Hit print on your laptop and watch as the printer immediately emerges from its power-saving mode, ready to print without even switching it on. General specification: Functions- print, copy, scan Print resolution- up to 4800 x 600 dpi Print technology- 2 FINE Cartridges (Black and Colour) Mono print speed- approx. 8.0ipm Colour print speed- approx. 4.0ipm Borderless printing.

    Not available Two sided printing manual operation Paper sizes.

    Plain paper: A4, A5, B5, Letter, Legal. Photo paper: 10x15cm, 13x18cm. Envelopes: DL, COM10 Scanner type.

    CIS flatbed photo and document scanner Scanner resolution- 600 x 1200 dpi A4 scan speed- approx. 14 seconds Copy speed.

    SfCOT: approc 31 seconds. sESAT: Approx. 1.6 ipm Multiple copy- 21 copies (max.) Copy functions.

    Document copying (plain paper) Interface type.

    Hi.

    Speed USB (B Port) Supported operating systems.

    Windows 10/ Windows 8.1 (including Windows 8.1 Update), Windows 8/ Windows 7, Windows 7 SP1/ Windows Vista SP2/ Windows XP SP3 (32 bit only)/ Note: For Windows, .NET Framework 4 or .NET Framework 4.5 is required. / For Windows XP, XPS Essentials Pack is required. / Mac OS X v10.7.5 to Mac OS X v10.11 Weight.

    Approx. 3.5 kg Dimensions (W x D x H)- 426 x 306 x 145mm What's in the box: All in one printing- canon PIXMA MG2550S FINE cartridges Power cord Setup CD.

    ROM (CD only for windows.

    Mac drivers available online) Manuals and other docum.

    The perfect everyday All.

    Mac drivers available online) Manuals and other documents.

    2.7 Stars

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    Canon MG2550 Specification

    Key Features
    Print Speed (Colour)
    Maximum Resolution
    Wi-Fi
    Printing
    Time to First Page (Colour, Normal)
    Print Speed (Black)
    Print Technology
    Duplex Print Options
    Printing Colours
    Colour Printing
    Colour Depth
    Input Capacity
    Standard Input Capacity
    Paper Handling
    Recommended Media Weight
    Standard Media Sizes
    Maximum Print Size
    Envelopes Sizes
    Ports & Interfaces
    Optional Connectivity
    Weight & Dimensions
    Weight
    Height
    Depth
    Width
    Power
    Power Consumption (Standby)
    AC Input Voltage
    Typical Power Consumption
    Operational Conditions
    Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
    Operating Temperature (T-T)
    Consumables
    EP-Cartridge
    System Requirements
    Compatible Operating Systems
    Minimum System Requirements
    Scanning
    Scanner Features
    Packaging Content
    Bundled Software
    Technical Details
    Scan Speed (OCR, A4)
    Connection to PC
    Type
    Interface
    Media Types Supported
    Copy Speed (Normal Quality, Black, A4)
    Print Technology
    Dimensions (WxDxH)
    Optical Scanning Resolution

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

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    Barcodes

    0004.54929E+12, 04549292072372, 04549292072396, 05060471554940, 05060471554957, 05060471554964, 05060471555053, 05060471555060, 08656566778659

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