Canon PIXMA MP530

Inkjet Photo Printers

PIXMA MP530

Canon PIXMA MP530

Advanced Home Office All-in-One with Fax and ADF

Get high-speed colour printing, copying and scanning with professional fax functionality and a productive Automatic Document Feeder. Enjoy photo lab quality printing direct from digital cameras.

  • All-in-One colour print, fax, copy & scan
  • Print up to 29ppm mono, 19ppm colour
  • Super G3 Fax, 40 coded speed dials
  • 30-page ADF
  • Two paper trays, Duplex & DVD/CD print
  • Print quality max. 9600*x2400dpi
  • 1200dpi scanning
  • PictBridge-ready
  • Single Ink
  • * see specifications

Compact and complete All-in-One

This compact and complete multifunctional provides productive colour printing, faxing, copying and scanning. Get more features in one unit to cut down on your investment costs. Save on office space.

Fast printing and copying

Print at up to 29ppm in mono and 19ppm in colour. Or print a 10x15cm borderless photo in approximately 51 seconds in Standard mode*. A copy speed of up to 28cpm in mono and 19cpm in colour adds to overall productivity.

Super G3 faxing

A Super G3 modem transmits faxes at up to 3 seconds per page*. Dialling is quick and simple as 40 coded speed dials store your regular numbers. The 150-page fax memory* safely stores all incoming faxes if paper or ink runs out - for printing out later.

30-page Automatic Document Feeder

Canon’s 30-page Automatic Document Feeder (ADF) allows easy faxing, scanning and copying of multiple-page documents. This advanced All-in-One has an integrated duplex unit for double-sided printing and features two practical paper trays as well as DVD/CD label printing.

Exceptional print quality

Canon's FINE technology with tiny 1pl ink droplets delivers a 9600*x2400dpi print resolution.

High quality scanning

The built-in scanner has a 1200x2400dpi resolution for crisp and clear colour scans. A USB2.0 Hi-Speed interface speeds up image transfer to your PC.

PictBridge-ready for direct photo printing

Print photos directly from all PictBridge compatible digital cameras and camcorders. No PC is needed. Enjoy excellent results just moments after your photos are taken.

Economical Single Ink system

The transparent Single Ink system ensures economical operation and minimises ink wastage. For efficient ink use, a large Pigment Black ink tank is dedicated to text based document printing, copying and faxing, whereas four dye ink tanks take care of photo printing.

Long-lasting prints

Canon's ChromaLife100 system of print head, inks and Canon genuine photo papers preserves your memories by producing long-lasting beautiful photos**.

* see specifications

** see ChromaLife100

  • * see specifications
  • ** see ChromaLife100

Product Specification

TYPE

Available Functions Print, Scan, Copy, Fax, and Camera direct printing and 30 Page ADF

PRINTER FUNCTIONS

Print Resolution Up to 9600¹ x 2400 dpi
Print Engine Inkjet 5-ink with 1 pl Micro-Nozzles, FINE print head and ContrastPLUS
Photo Lab Quality Speed Borderless 10 x 15 cm: Approx. 51 seconds (Std)
Mono Print Speed Up to 29 ppm (Max.), 14.7 ppm (Std)
Colour Print Speed Text & Graphics: Up to 19ppm (Max.), 10.7 ppm (Std)
A4 Full Page: Approx. 25 seconds (Std)
Ink Cartridge Configuration Single Ink technology - 5 separate ink tanks (PGI-5BK, CLI-8BK, CLI-8C, CLI-8M & CLI-8Y)
Black Ink Tank Life PGI-5BK: 360 pages at 5% coverage¹
PGI-5BK: 1450 pages (Printing ISO/JIS-SCID N5)²
Colour Ink Tank Life 490 pages at 5% coverage per ink tank¹
Cyan: 850 pages, Magenta: 600 pages, Yellow: 540 pages, (Printing ISO/JIS-SCID N5)¹
Media Type Plain Paper, Envelopes, Photo Paper Pro (PR-101), Photo Paper Plus Glossy (PP-101), Photo Paper Plus Double Sided (PP-101D), Photo Paper Plus Semi-gloss (SG-101), Glossy Photo Paper (GP-401), Glossy Photo Paper "Everyday Use" (GP-501), Matte Photo Paper (MP-101), High Resolution Paper (HR-101N), Transparency (CF-102), T-shirt Transfer (TR-301), Photo Stickers (PS-101), Super White Paper (SW-201)
Media Input Sheet feeder: Approx. 150 sheets
Cassette: Approx. 150 sheets
DVD/CD tray: 1 printable DVD or CD
Media Size Sheet feeder: A4, B5, A5, Letter, Legal, Envelopes (DL size or Commercial 10), 10 x 15cm, 13 x 18cm, 20 x 25cm, Credit Card (54 x 86mm)
Cassette: A4, B5, A5, Letter, Envelopes (DL size or Commercial 10), 10 x 15cm, 13 x 18cm, 20 x 25cm
Media Weight Sheet feeder/Cassette: 64 to 105 g/m² and supported Canon special media up to 273 g/m²
DVD/CD Printing Available as standard
Two Sided Printing Automatically selectable using Photo Paper Plus Double Sided, Super White Paper or plain paper in A4, B5, A5, Letter & 13 x 18cm sizes
Borderless Printing Available using Photo Paper Pro (A4, 20 x 25cm, & 10 x 15cm), Photo Paper Plus Glossy (A4, 10 x 15cm, & 13 x 18cm), Photo Paper Plus Semi Gloss (A4, 20 x 25cm, & 10 x 15cm), Glossy Photo Paper (A4, 10 x 15cm & Credit Card), Matte Photo Paper (A4, & 10 x 15cm), Photo Paper Plus Doubled Sided (A4 & 13 x 18cm)
Camera Interface and Connectivity Direct Print Port: Camera direct photo printing from PictBridge & Bubble Jet Direct compliant digital cameras & camcorders
Card Direct Printing n/a
Other Features Driver Features: Photo Optimizer (Windows only), Image Optimizer (Windows only), Photo Noise Reduction, Vivid Photo

FAX FUNCTIONS

Standalone fax Yes
PC Fax Win: Via Fax modem (in MFP).
Mac: n/a
Colour Fax (ITU-T.30E compliant) Yes
Transmission Speed Mono/colour Mono: Approx. 3 sec./page (based on ITU-T Standard Chart No.1)
Colour: Appox. 1 min. 20 sec./page (based on Canon colour test sheet)
Modem Speed 33.6 kbps
Compression Method Mono/colour Mono: MH, MR, MMR
Colour: JPEG
Fax Resolution Mono: 8pels/mm x 3.85line/mm (standard), 8pels/mm x 7.7line/mm (fine),
Colour: 200 x 200 dpi
Image Processing System UHQ
Greyscale/Colour gradation Mono: 256 levels
Colour: 24 bit (full colour) (RGB each 8 bit)
Automatic document feeder Up to 30 pages (single side)
Fax Memory Up to 150 pages (when receiving Canon Standard Chart)
Dual Access n/a
One Touch Dials n/a
Coded Dials 40 coded locations
Group Dial n/a
Redial Manual, Automatic re-dialing
FAX/TEL Auto Switch Yes
Answering Machine Hook-up Yes
Remote Reception Yes
Delayed transmission Yes
Sequential broadcast n/a
Error correction mode (ECM) Yes, ITU-T T.30 compatible
Telephone handset No
Polling n/a
Reports Activity report, Coded speed dial telephone number list, User's data list, Memory list, TX (Transmission report), RX (Reception report)

SCANNER FUNCTIONS

Scanner Type Flatbed and ADF CIS Colour scanner
Automatic document feeder Yes up to 30 pages
Film Scanning n/a
Scanner Resolution Optical Up to 1200 x 2400 dpi
Scanner Resolution Digital Up to 19200 x 19200 dpi
Colour Scanning Depth 48/24 bit (RGB each 16/8 bit)
Halftone/Greyscale 16 / 8 bit
Compatibility TWAIN / WIA (Windows XP only)
Effective Scanning Width A4/LTR
OCR Bundle Yes (ScanSoft OmniPage SE OCR)
Other Features Push-scan (from main unit), Multi-scan, PDF creation & edition, Photograph corrections (Fading correction, Grain correction, Reduce dust and scratches, Backlight correction), Descreen, Unsharp mask

COPIER FUNCTIONS

Colour/Photo Copy Yes
Copy Speed Mono Up to 28 cpm
Copy Speed Colour Up to 19 cpm
Multiple Copy 1 to 99 copies
Zoom 25-400% in 1% increments and preset ratios
Other Features Auto Intensity (AE copy), Intensity Adjustment, Duplex copy (for plain paper only), 4-on-1 copy, 2-on-1 copy, Sticker (x2, x4, x9, x16), Borderless copy, Image Repeat copy, Sort
Automatic Document Feeder up to 30 pages.

INTERFACE AND SOFTWARE

Interface Type - PC USB 2.0 Hi-Speed¹
Interface Type - Mobile Phone / PDA n/a
Supported Operating System Windows XP SP1,SP2/Windows 2000 Professional SP2, SP3, SP4/Windows Millennium Edition/Windows 98, 98 Second Edition/ Mac OS X v.10.2.8 - v.10.4
Operating System Requirements Windows XP, 2000 Professional, Millennium Edition, 98¹ Internet Explorer 5.0 or later: Pentium /Celeron 300 MHz² 128 MB / 450 MB Hard disk space / CD-ROM drive
Mac OS X v.10.2.8 - 10.4: Power PC G3, G4, G5 / 128 MB / 500 MB Hard disk space / CD-ROM drive
Software Included MP Navigator, Easy-WebPrint (Windows only), Easy-PhotoPrint, CD LabelPrint, ScanSoft OmniPage SE (OCR software), NewSoft Presto! PageManger

GENERAL FEATURES

Dimensions (W x D x H) 468 x 467 x 263 mm
Number of language (LCD) 17 Languages selectable: Japanese, English (mm & inch), German, French, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese, Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Finnish, Russian, Czech, Hungarian, Polish, Slovenian
Temperature Range Operating environment: 5 - 35°C
Humidity Operating humidity: 10 - 90% RH (no condensation)
Acoustic Noise Levels Print: Approx.34.5 dB(A) when printing in the highest print quality mode on Photo Paper Pro
Copy: Approx. 43.5 dB(A) when copying in the highest print quality mode on plain paper (When feeding from ASF)
Weight Approx. 12.8 Kg
Power Source AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz
Power Consumption Standby: Approx. 3.9W (when scanning lamp is off),
Off: Approx. 0.9W,
Copying: Approx 22W¹
Print Resolution ¹ Ink droplets can be placed with a minimum pitch of 1/9600 inch
Black Ink Tank Life ¹ Print volume figures may vary with the content of the document and the print mode. Black calculation based on an average of four printers run continuously until ink out printing 1500 characters per page, normal text, in default mode on plain paper using Windows XP and Word 2003.
² Print volume figures may vary with the content of the document and the print mode. Colour calculation based on an average of four printers run continuously until ink out printing the ISO/JIS-SCID N5 pattern in default mode on plain paper using Windows XP and Photoshop 7.0
Colour Ink Tank Life ¹ Print volume figures may vary with the content of the document and the print mode. Colour calculation based on an average of four printers run continuously until ink out printing the ISO/JIS-SCID N5 pattern in default mode on plain paper using Windows XP and Photoshop 7.0
Interface Type - PC ¹ USB operation can only be guaranteed on a PC with pre-installed Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows Me or Windows 98. USB 2.0 Hi-Speed performance requires Windows SP1/SP2, Windows 2000 SP4, or Mac OS.X version 10.2.7 or later with pre-installed USB 2.0 port
Operating System Requirements ¹ ScanSoft OmniPage SE (OCR software) does not support Windows 98 first edition
² 566 MHz or higher (including compatible processors) is required for USB 2.0 Hi-Speed performance.
Power Consumption ¹ When copying ISO/JIS-SCID N2 pattern on A4 size plain paper in Standard mode.
  • All specifications subject to change without notice.
  • Borderless 10x15cm photo lab quality print speed based on standard driver setting using Canon Photo Paper Plus Glossy media.
  • Print speed may vary depending on system configuration, interface, software, document complexity.
  • Print mode, page coverage, type of paper used and does not take into account data processing time on host computer.
  • Copy speed based on Canon standard pattern in fast mode setting using plain paper.
  • Copy speed may vary depending on document complexity, copy mode, page coverage, type of paper used and the number of copies selected.
  • All brand and product names are trademarks of their respective companies.
  • Microsoft, Windows and the Windows logo are trademarks, or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
  • For more information on ChromaLife100 please visit www.canon-europe.com/chromalife100

Accessories & Supplies

Standard Inks

Thanks to Canon’s unique print head technology (FINE), every PIXMA is able to print amazing quality documents and photos with speed. Genuine Canon inks guarantee maximum quality, long lasting prints and reliability of your printer.

PGI-5BK

PGI-5BK

Pigment Black Ink Tank
This 26ml pigment black ink is used for printing documents on plain paper and ensures crisp, sharp text with great longevity.

CLI-8BK

Black Ink Tank
The ChromaLife100 dye-based ink range delivers stunning quality and vibrant photos in colour and monochrome. The 13ml black ink tank offers long lasting photo prints.

CLI-8C

Cyan Ink Tank
The ChromaLife100 dye-based ink range delivers stunning quality and vibrant photos in colour and monochrome. The 13ml cyan ink tank offers long lasting photo prints.

CLI-8M

Magenta Ink Tank
The ChromaLife100 dye-based ink range delivers stunning quality and vibrant photos in colour and monochrome. The 13ml magenta ink tank offers long lasting photo prints.

CLI-8Y

Yellow Ink Tank
The ChromaLife100 dye-based ink range delivers stunning quality and vibrant photos in colour and monochrome. The 13ml yellow ink tank offers long lasting photo prints.

Value packs

Canon genuine value packs are designed to offer you convenience and savings. Twin and Triple Packs, contain two or three of the same inks while Multipacks contain two or more different inks for the same printer. Perfect for frequent users and high-volume printing environments.

PGI-5BK_Twin Pack

PGI-5BK Twin Pack

Pigment Black Ink Tank
The pigment black ink is used for printing documents on plain paper and ensures crisp, sharp text with great longevity. The Twin Pack contains two 26ml ink tanks.

CLI-8 C/M/Y

Three Colour Multipack
This multipack contains one each of cyan, magenta and yellow ink tanks. The set of three colour 13ml ink tanks offer you convenience and savings. The ChromaLife100 inks deliver stunning results and longevity.

Photo Papers

LU-101

Photo Paper Pro Luster
Achieve vivid colour and stunning monochrome photographic printing with Photo Paper Pro Luster, a professional photo paper with lustre texture for a traditional photolab look which you can create at home.

PP-201

Photo Paper Plus Glossy II
Canon’s Photo Paper Plus Glossy II is the perfect photo paper for superior quality output with a glossy finish. It provides the perfect finish for digital photographs and all your reprints.

SG-201

Photo Paper Plus Semi-gloss
Canon’s Photo Paper Plus Semi-gloss, is a satin finish paper with the texture of real photographic paper. This high quality paper produces brilliant photographs with reduced glossiness for a softer finish.

GP-501

Glossy Photo Paper “Everyday Use”
Glossy photo paper for printing everyday photographs and reprints with photo-lab quality. "Everyday Use" photo paper provides economical way to produce your holiday photos with glossy finish at home.

MP-101

Matte Photo Paper
Matte Photo Paper produces high quality photographs, graphics and text with a matte finish. Also suitable for more creative uses, such as greetings cards, displays and paper craft.

HR-101N

High Resolution Paper
Professional This coated paper is designed to produce brilliant colours and sharp, vivid images. Ideal for printing high quality documents, spread sheets and presentations containing photos and graphics.

TR-301

T-Shirt Transfer material
Customise your t-shirts, jerseys, cushion covers and more with photos, graphics or your own designs using this creative paper. Easily print and iron on to a cotton or poly-cotton material.

PS-101

Photo Stickers
Easily print, peel and stick the photo stickers to most smooth surfaces. Use for personalizing with creative images, or simply use for high quality labelling, the choice is yours.