Canon PIXMA TS5050
The Canon PIXMA TS5050 is Canon’s newest enhancement to its residence colour MFP variety. The bent sides and also magnificently squat style make it look much more like elegant audio-visual package than something as mundane as a multifunction peripheral, however an MFP it is: it can publish, check and also replicate, and also you can connect to and share it throughout your residence Wi-Fi network.
the Canon PIXMA TS5050 much less fiddly to make use of than previous generations: the combination of a colour 3in screen as well as redesigned controls are a definite renovation, and Canon has actually lastly abandoned its complex mix of separate option buttons and also instructions rocker. In their place are easy arrow secrets with a switch in the centre to confirm your options, as well as the new food selection system is much easier to navigate consequently.
The Canon PIXMA TS5050 range is purpose-built for creative residence use, so the TS5050 has an SD card port which allows you publish images straight from your sd card. Alternatively, you can make use of Canon’s Android or iOS applications to publish wirelessly from a tablet or phone.
The Canon PIXMA TS5050 has a traditional 100-sheet rear paper feed as well as front outcome tray. We had some stress with the feed port cover, which you have to close manually after re-stocking with paper. It’s very easy to forget, and also in some cases needed wiggling prior to the printer would certainly identify it. Another minor niggle is the absence of automated double-sided (duplex) printing– at this rate we had actually expect that ahead as standard Canon PIXMA TS6020
Still, it’s excellent to see that Canon has actually utilized its five-ink system, utilizing both a pigment-based black for vibrant message on plain paper, and also a color black for much better comparison in photos.
This MFP is an adequate performer, taking care of to supply black text at 12.3 pages per minute (ppm) in our 25-page test. Changing to compose lightened the result, conserving ink, yet there was nothing else recognizable drop off in quality as well as no renovation in speed. The Canon PIXMA TS5050 produced colour graphics at a fairly fast 3.7 ppm, getting to 4.8 ppm in draft mode for just a minor loss of top quality. At the highest feasible information, it took nearly 7 mins to print two 10×8″ photos and also virtually 11 mins to complete six indeterminate 6×4″ prints.
Attached through USB, check times were fairly fast at anything up to 1,200 dots per inch (dpi) – catching a postcard image at this depth took a min as well as a half. Xeroxing was slightly slower than we ‘d anticipate, though, with a solitary A4 copy requiring 20 seconds in black only and 21 secs in colour.
Canon typically fits excellent scanners to its MFPs, as well as results from the Canon PIXMA TS5050 were great, revealing a specifically sharp emphasis and a high dynamic variety that maintained both really light and also extremely dark shade information. Both colour and also mono copies were a shade too dark by default, however they would certainly do for most purposes.
Canon PIXMA TS5050 No matter the source, print high quality was evenly excellent. Text was dark and sensibly crisp, while pictures were sharp and in-depth, albeit with a tepid tone that could not please perfectionists– those seeking perfect prints might require to do a little tweaking in Photoshop to obtain points looking just so.