The best part of advancements in technology is that as time passes, the cost of different products tend to drop and with it, an all round feasibility occurs. Keeping cost in mind, Canon announced the launch of their new affordable multi-function PIXMA E500 printer in India that uses affordable ink as well. E500 is suitable for home and small office users who have large printing volume and desire a printer with low running cost per page with high quality printing.

2000 pages from a single cartridge

2000 pages from a single cartridge

Canon claims that the printer includes new features that will enhance the overall customer experience. E500 comes with new high-capacity FINE11 Cartridge System (PG-88 Pigment Black / CL-98 Tri-color) and print speed of ESET: 5.0ipm for color and ESET: 8.6ipm for black and white printing. With increase in red region saturation and high capacity black ink cartridge, the printer delivers brilliant output according to the brand. Some of the other highlighted features of E500 are PC-less photo enhancement via the Auto Photo Fix II, filter effects and D.C.G. processing technology with which E500 delivers high quality photo prints.

Speaking at the launch, Mr VP Sajeevan, Director, CSP Division, Canon India, said, “Our latest PIXMA printers incorporate Canon’s advanced technology at lower price points and PIXMA E500 is designed to meet our customers need to deliver unparalleled print quality at affordable prices. Besides, with high capacity cartridge system the user will not have to replace cartridges frequently.” Canon state that photos appear true to life with exceptional vibrancy and incomparable quality as the versatile E500 is equipped with FINE print head technology which produces a wide color gamut to achieve vivid coloration, high glossiness and true depth. Users can print ready-to-frame photo images in minutes and with ChromaLife100 Technology they get 100 years of photo longevity under album storage.

The E500 printer's fold-up paper tray provides a compact printing solution for home users with limited workspace or students with small dorm rooms. Also, users can easily replace cartridges from the front cover. Users can also scan the documents and pictures in minutes with 1200 x 2400 dpi optical scan resolution and save energy with CIS (Contact Image Sensor).  The auto scan mode performs document type detection, multi-cropping in one-pass scanning and saves files into appropriate document categories

E500 printer with the new FINE11 Cartridges can also access to Canon’s Creative Park Premium. With E500 users get full HD Movie Print feature with which they can merge frames and combine multiple frames to show natural flow of movement. Users can also prints printable CDs and CD jewel case with the newly introduced Disc Label Printing which comes with 33 layouts options and 11 background samples.

The Canon PIXMA E500 printer is available in stores at the recommended retail price of Rs. 5,999. For more information, click here.

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