Canon PIXMA MX330

Canon PIXMA MX330 is a Inkjet All-In-One Printer features Canon Full-photolithography Inkjet Nozzle Engineering (FINE) for 4800 x 1200 maximum color dpi, ChromaLife100+, High Performance Ink Cartridges, Dual Color Gamut Technology, Auto Image Fix, PictBridge & Optional Bluetooth and a 1.8 inch LCD Screen. The Canon PIXMA MX330 measures 18.1″ (W) x 16.2″ (D) x 7.8″ (H) and weighs 19.7 lbs.

Overall Rating: ★★★½☆ | Latest Price Info

Expert Reviews

Canon PIXMA MX330 Reviews

Trustedreviews reviews the Canon PIXMA MX330 and writes;
“The PIXMA MX330 is a well-styled machine, which prints at reasonable speeds and produces excellent results on both plain and photo paper. It’s not particularly cheap to run, though and you need to compare it with similar models from Kodak and HP, among others, before making a final decision. “
Rating: ★★★★☆

Pocket-lint reviews the Canon PIXMA MX330 and writes;
“The lack of separate ink tanks and the auto document feeder plus the fax, single the MX330 out as a machine aimed at people who do more with business documents than photos. The test results reflected this too. Text quality is very good for an ink-based device – it’s up there with some laser quality prints we’ve seen. Sharp and solid text blocks are in evidence in normal and best modes and even draft quality was very impressive.”
Rating: ★★★☆☆

Printercomparison reviews the Canon PIXMA MX330 and writes;
“The scanner is good; the maximum resolution is 1200 x 2400 dpi. I tested the scanner by scanning a 4×6 photo to my PC and then printing it on the MX330. The quality of the photo was as good (at least to the naked eye) as the original I printed directly from my PC.”
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PCWorld reviews the Canon PIXMA MX330 and writes;
“In our tests, the Pixma MX330′s text speed actually exceeded expectations slightly, reaching 7.7 ppm, while our graphics samples topped out at 2.2 ppm. Plain text pages looked pretty crisp. Graphics and photos varied more. On plain paper, images appeared grainy and a bit off-color, with orangey flesh tones or purplish monochrome images, for example. On Canon’s own paper, photos looked pale and sometimes streaky, even after repeated maintenance routines.”
Rating: ★★★½☆

User Opinions

Canon PIXMA MX330 User Reviews

powerful workhorse, | Rating: ★★★★★
“I bought this Canon PIXMA MX330 after our old Canon printer died after 10 years of use. Immediately after receiving this printer I had to print 5K fliers in one week. It worked well and fast! No problems with streaking. No problems with paper sticking together and jamming the input slot. I would not buy any other printer for our main computer. It is a little bulky and noisy, but for the price and for the power, our other temporary cheap/free printers (bought as a package deal with the cpus) can’t come close. “ – by Eyes4younme

Good prinyer for doing print, scan and fax together, | Rating: ★★★★☆
“Very easy to set up, I installed it in 3 computers in about 15 minutes. Prints quickly, and efficiently. Cartridges are kind of expensive, and this printer uses it fairly quickly. But I just need it for random printing of documents and not really photos although it is very capable of it. Scans very efficiently, and very quickly, and copies quickly as well. I am pleased with it, and would recommend it.” – by Nina Gregersen

So far so good, | Rating: ★★★★☆
“This is my fisrt Canon printer and I like it alot so far.. The price was excellent. The ink is durable. The only cons is kinda noisy and it takes a little longer than I thought to print. Other than that I recommended it.” – by Franxis C. Rodriguez

This one is a keeper, | Rating: ★★★★★
“overall it works great . Never had a fax machine before I guess it’s time I did. I print alot and I love the copy capability and printing capability of Cannon Pixma 330. The pictures turn out just as good as they did on my bubble jet.” – by Eva J. Tolson

Stress free printing, | Rating: ★★★★★
“I love the easy setup. This is my first cannon and I am so pleased in the how fast it is. All the features are easy to use, scanning , coping,faxing etc. I have only used it once to print photos was not happy with the quality but am hopeful after tweaking it I will get what I want from it.” – by Waterbug

Solid product for the money, | Rating: ★★★★☆
“Haven’t had this product very long. Easy to set up. Good features. Haven’t tried the fax, but the other features doe what they are supposed to do. Easy to use and conveninet LCD panel.” – by acadia

Perfect Printer for Household Use, | Rating: ★★★★★
“..I wanted something a bit smaller, but actually the size of this works perfectly for me. It prints quietly and fairly quickly and so far the quality on everything I’ve printed, from some photos to documents, has been perfect. My only regret is that I didn’t get wireless, but that’s on me, not on Canon :).” – by Randi Morse

Great Quality Printer, | Rating: ★★★★★
“This printer, copier, scanner, and fax all-in-one works great. The printing, copying, and scanning quailty is excellent. We do not have fax capabilities so I cannot attest to how this function works. I haven’t had to replace the ink cartridges yet and I’ve heard that can be pricey, but I think the quality and functionality of the printer is worth it. I would recommend it to anyone looking for a good printer/copier combo.” – by mags

Great printer for the price. | Rating: ★★★★☆
“This is a good printer, especially because it is not too expensive. It’s pretty big & bulky, and not real quick printing, but that is my only “complaint.” It’s print quality is amazing, and it has tons of features that I will actually use! It is great for the average home who does not do a ton of print/copy jobs. I haven’t tried the photo printing yet, but if the print/copy quality is any indication, I have no doubt it will be the same quality.” – by D. Stewartgriesser


Canon PIXMA MX330 Brochure & User Guide

- Canon PIXMA MX330 User Guide for Windows
- Canon PIXMA MX330 User Guide for Mac

Features & Specifications

Canon PIXMA MX330 Features

Is your home office in need of a productivity boost? The PIXMA MX330 brings high performance and versatility right to your door step. Utilize 4800 x 1200 maximum color dpi firing at 2pl with the heralded PG-210 Black and CL-211 Color FINE Ink Cartridge System for great detail and a built-in, fully integrated 30-sheet Auto Document Feeder for fast copying & scanning of your originals so you can multi-task while you’re in or out of the office.

The Super G3 High-speed Fax has a built-in memory to store up to 20 coded speed dials and 50 incoming pages for added efficiency. Scan, duplicate and distribute documents with professional quality thanks to Dual Color Gamut Processing Technology so your copies will maintain the integrity of the original. Plus, the MX330 has various security features like password protected PDF’s so you can feel safe about the creation and dissemination of your most confidential files.

A 1.8 inch LCD allows for easy viewing and editing of images along with computer-less printing capabilities by way of PictBridge and optional Bluetooth. So, whether you’re on a PC or Mac, you get an advanced business machine and excellent photo lab all in one that can virtually fit anywhere.

Terrific Resolution
This level of quality is achieved by 4800 x 1200 maximum color dpi thanks to Canon Full-photolithography Inkjet Nozzle Engineering (FINE) with a patented printhead firing ink droplets as small as 2pl. This delivers superb quality and detail in both your business documents and photos.

High Performance Ink Cartridges
These two genuine Canon ink cartridges contain specially formulated inks for great document and photo quality. One is a Black & White cartridge for laser-quality text and one is a multi-color cartridge for pictures. Both are easy to use and replace.

This system combines enhanced FINE printhead technology with select new Canon photo papers for beautiful borderless photos that will last up to 300 years when stored in an archival-quality photo album.

Auto Document Feeder
The ADF holds up to 20 originals making it easier to copy, scan or fax multi-page documents.

Fully-Integrated Auto Document Feeder
Fully-Integrated Auto Document Feeder: The built-in 30 sheet Automatic Document Feeder (ADF) makes it easy to copy, scan or fax multiple documents without having to load them one at a time. Its full integration makes it easier to fit into tight spots and once it’s loaded it lets you do well… Whatever you want.

1.8 inch LCD Screen
Easily view, select and edit your images for simple computer-free printing. No downloading needed, just pick your pic and print!

Dual Color Gamut Technology
Copy with confidence as this built-in technology automatically optimizes your originals so copies stay true to it time after time, copy after copy.

Auto Image Fix
This built-in technology is perfect for your home photo lab as it automatically categorizes your images into one of five types – Portrait, Scenery, Night Scenery, Snapshot with Scenery, and Snapshot with Night Scenery – then applies optimal image correction. For instance, it will automatically brighten faces that are backlit and under-exposed, and correct color cast to help ensure more accurate skin tones to help you produce gorgeous images.

Powering up your printer is now faster than ever. After pressing the power button you can begin inputting commands in approximately 2 seconds. So, full operation is possible in much shorter time.

Super G3 Fax
The business fax standard for color and PC facsimiles on plain paper meets the home office workhorse with 100 coded speed dials and up to 250 incoming pages to meet your every communication need.

PictBridge & Optional Bluetooth
Don’t feel like using a computer? No problem. Thanks to a PictBridge connection you can also conveniently print photos directly from your digital camera, DV camcorder or camera phone while you select all the images that are fit to print on the LCD display. Plus, for short range wireless data transmitting you can print wirelessly with the optional BU-30 Bluetooth unit.

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