Canon India has launched the new “MAXIFY” range of business inkjet printers for Small & Home Offices (SOHO). which offers high-quality and economical colour network-printing solutions to SOHO customers. These printers are for SOHOs consumers from various sectors like healthcare, education, hospitality and other services industry, and comes with enhanced features including high speed printing, low cost per print, cloud printing capabilities and wireless connectivity to smart devices.
The new printers launched are MAXIFY MB5370 (Rs. 23,995) and MB5070(Rs. 17,995) multifunctional printers, and the single-function MAXIFY iB4070( Rs. 10,995).
The MAXIFY series of inkjet printers cater to high volume printing requirements with a duty cycle of upto 30,000 prints per month. The MAXIFY MB5370 & iB4070 inkjet printers are equipped with two 250-sheet paper cassettes, and the MAXIFY MB5070 comes with a single 250-sheet cassette.
MAXIFY printers are compatible with the optional XL Cartridges which are claimed to offer a yield of approximately 2500 pages black and 1500 pages color prints. MAXIFY printers also feature high print speeds of up to 23 ipm mono and 15 ipm color. With first print out time as low as 7sec for black-and-white prints, MAXIFY is equipped for high productivity work environments.
Canon has also introduced new Dual Resistant High Density (DRHD) pigment inks which demonstrate high water and marker resistance. The printed text characters are razor-sharp, while colour images show a high level of photo-realism.
To enhance productivity, these printers incorporate a single-pass-2-sided Auto Document Feeder (ADF) scan engine. The MAXIFY MB5370 is claimed to be the first Canon desktop inkjet printer to feature a DADF. The built-in twin scanner sensors allow double-sided documents to be scanned in a single paper pass, reducing the time taken for duplex scanning dramatically.
The Scan to Network feature of these printers allows scanned images to be sent to storage in a shared network folder, so that other users in the office can look up the information easily. Scan to Email allows scanned images to be sent to any email address, so that professionals on the move will always have access to the most important documents.
The wireless LAN feature allows not just Desktops & PCs to connect to the printers, but also smartphones and tablets. These printers are compatible with iOS and Android OS platforms and allows printing of PDF, images and other office formats from mobile devices. The integrated MAXIFY Cloud Link service adds on cloud access functionality by allowing printing from and scanning to cloud storage providers such as Google Drive, OneDrive, Dropbox, and Evernote.
The MAXIFY series enable the users to set limits on the device to help manage their printing costs. If required, the USB front port of the device can be disabled to prevent confidential documents from being copied onto portable flash memory.
These printers also offer custom profiles settings, where frequently used Scan, Copy and Fax settings can be saved into the device’s memory. The MAXIFY series offers more control to its users by allowing business owners to track and monitor their records of print, scanning, copying or faxing just by accessing the LCD display.