The fundamental difference of this product compared to the previous series (PIXMA E500) is a facsimile function. In addition, the PIXMA E600 also has a more superior performance. Canon PIXMA E600 is a variant of the previous Multifunctional PIXMA E500. In addition to the physical form, the PIXMA E600 fundamental differences from the previous version lies in its facsimile function, which is not owned PIXMA E500. However, in general, it offers both similar specs.
Naming Ink Efficient confirms the claimed ink usage more efficient than the ordinary type. It’s just that the efficiency is just passed in black ink only. This is because the ink is able to print up to 800 pages without compromising quality.
Capitalize two ink tanks, you can print a variety of documents including photographs. For easy photo printing, included applications that provide some templates to make photo more interesting.
Direct print function is also possible via the use of buttons on panel. Still just copy and fax functions are actually possible without computer help. Scanning function still needs help application because the results will be sent to the computer. Existence of ADF facility are helpful to facilitate the scan and copy functions per page documents.
Compared with “his brother”, this E600 Pixma appear more hurried. The results of all printing tests that performed, can be passed well. We try to print color photos using best choice with size 4×6 inches. As a result, the process is able to be taken within 1 minute 45 seconds. The prints photographs showing the color tends to be more concentrated with the dominant color more reddish than the original file. But overall results relatively quite good.
The function of the stop button is responsive. If you want to cancel the print command, this button will work a few seconds later. Facsimile function only provides standard features but quite adequate for a SOHO or home users. Memory fax facilities capable of accommodating up to 50 fax pages.
This device is a product of all-in-one suitable for home and SOHO users. Although not many facilities, these devices are suitable for them. The existence of ink usage efficient solution can be main attraction, especially in the midst of economic situation that growing uncertainty at this time.
|print Speed||5 pieces||FPOT (1 sheet)|
|Mono text (rtf)||38 seconds||9 seconds|
|Color Text (rtf)||1 minute 20 seconds||20 seconds|
|Text + graphic (pdf)||1 minute 52 seconds||22 seconds|
|images A4||3 minutes 39 seconds||41 seconds|
|copy speed||Flatbed / ADF|
|Mono text (rtf)||38 seconds||12/16 sec|
|Color Text (rtf)||1 minute 33 seconds||24/27 sec|
|Text + graphic (pdf)||2 minutes 09 seconds||32/34 sec|
|Images (jpg)||2 minutes 22 seconds||34/56 sec|
|Photo A4 (low)||–||10 seconds|
|Photo A4 (standard)||–||16 seconds|
|Photo A4 (high)||–||36 seconds|
|printing technology||Inkjet color (FINE)|
|function||Print, copy, scan, fax|
|paper capacity||80/30 sheets (tray / ADF)|
|type of paper||Plain, photo, envelopes, t-shirt transfers|
|technology||flatbed CIS / ADF|
|resolution||1200×2400 dpi/19200×19200 dpi (optical/interpolation)|
|modem speed||Super G3 33.6 Kbps|
|resolution||300×300/200×200 dpi (black/color)|
|Fax Facilities||Activity report, sequential broadcasting, rejected numbers, automatic dialing, coded speed dial, group dial, regular dialing, automatic/manual redialing|
|zoom out / zoom in||25-400%|
|Resolution (max.)||600×600 dpi|
|copy facility||Multiple copies of up to 20 sheets|
|Memory card support||None|
|operating system||Windows XP SP1 SP2/Vista / 7; Mac OS X v10.4 up|
|Dimensions (Plt)||45.8 x 38.5 x 20 cm|
|power consumption||0.4/1.6/14 watts (off/standby/on)|
|ink Price||$ 13/ $16 (black/color)*|
|Price (range*)||$ 141|
Plus: Hurry; ink-saving feature; combination FINE technology and ChromaLife 100 + to produce long lasting photo prints; fine; cancel hurried response, efficient power (only 14 watts); ADF features can scan, fax, and copy.
Minus: Vibration loudly; the images tend to be concentrated and red; Ink Efficient feature only applies to black ink only.
Score Assessment - Performance: 4 - Facilities: 4 - Ease: 4 - Price: 4 - Total Score: 4