The Canon imageCLASS Mf6530 Multifunction Laser Printer
If you are seeking a versatile multifunction duplex printer, the Canon imageCLASS mf6530 Printer is the product for you. This laser monochrome printer comes with a color scanning capacity of 24 bit depth and high quality Canon ImageClass MF6530 compatible toners. The output rate is a speedy 23 ppm based on weight of 20 lb paper. There are two paper carrying compartments: A cassette with 500 sheet capacity and a 100 page multipurpose tray. Envelopes and labels can also be placed in this additional tray. Its operating system works with the recent Windows recent products and the older XP, 2000, 98 and Me, and also with Mac OS X.
The platen glass has a legal-size capacity and its automatic document feeder has a capacity for 50-sheets. The reduce and enlarge features of the scanner stretch from 50 percent to 200 percent on 1 percent increments. The copier function buttons permit selection of its different settings. This model allows you more variations amongst the setting range. The machine has versatile single and double sided copying and printing capabilities. You make the selection simply by pushing the applicable button.
The document feeder makes it easier to use the duplex functionality. Two sided functionality is a standout capability of the machine. No more manual labor to be applied to do double-sided printing and copying when needed. It has scanning and OCR software for the option to archive documents on your personal computer.
Operational problems are not a chore to solve. The location of the exit ray for the document feeder is just under its input tray. The output pages are released into a tray below the exit tray of the feeder. The standard paper drawer pulls out from front of the machine. The cartridge and the secondary paper tray can be accessed from the left side.
There is a numeric keypad and an LCD screen shows the selected settings. The black print resolution is up to 600 x 600 dpi and 1200 x 600 dpi quality. The copy resolution is up to 600 x 600 dpi and 1200 x 600 dpi quality. The optical scan resolution capacity is 600 x 600 dpi, interpolated 9600 x 9600 dpi.
A USB port is available for linkage to a PC. The provided CD-ROM contains the installation driver for control functions. There is an operating panel for each function. Should it be used as a standalone copier, the PC connection feature need not be used. On the other hand, for scanning of documents or using the printer function, the connection is applicable. A cartridge yield is 5,000 sheets for 20 lb paper; but, the toner save setting could extend the yield per cartridge.
Scanned documents may be viewed, saved or printed. The PDF file can be for one file a page or for a number of pages saved in one PDF. With the search feature text within a document can be located. Network capability is not available in this model.
The set up process and putting in the ImageClass MF6530 laser toners is easy to understand and it comes with a basic guide explaining the user friendly features. This is a nice multipurpose printer for an affordable price. This versatile machine maintains its high performance reliably. Why spend more when so much can be done by the imageCLASS MF6530 that lives up to the quality standards of Canon copiers and printers? The Canon series has an excellent reliability record and this machine should provide trouble free performance for years to come.