Canon Pixma MX492 - Reviews, Prices, Specs and Alternatives

Canon Pixma MX492

Canon Pixma MX492
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Canon Pixma MX492 At the lower end of the printing range is the Canon Pixma MX492. For those of you who want to print documents cheaply, without taking up too much desk space, and without having to scratch your head du... Read full review
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Key features
  • Space-saving small printer
  • Air Print
  • Fully integrated Auto Document Feeder
  • Mobile or Tablet Printing
  • Google Cloud Print Compatible

Canon Pixma MX492 is a very popular option at the bottom of the price range. It's in the top 3 bestselling inkjet printers and has dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Brother mfc-j480dw or Epson XP-330 .

Canon Pixma MX492 was released in 2015. There are dozens of newer inkjet printers on the market. Show newer Inkjet Printers

Canon Pixma MX492 is $70.50 cheaper than the average inkjet printer ($119).

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Details
  • The space-saving small printer fits about anywhere in your home, office or dorm.
  • Air Print: Print wirelessly and effortlessly from your compatible iPhone, iPad or iPod touch --no drivers needed!
  • Print and scan photos or documents from your mobile device using the free Canon PRINT app
  • Save time with the fully integrated Auto Document Feeder
  • We are here for you with 100% US-based Service & Support. Please refer the User Manual before use.
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Color Mouse over a color for a picture
White
Black
Release Date
5 Jan 2015
Brand
Canon
Print Speed Speed in Pages Per Minute for monochrome and color
3.6 ppm in mono/3.6 ppm in color
Auto-Duplex printing Can the printer automatically print on both sides?
No
Automatic Document Feeder (ADF) Does the printer include an automatic feeder for fast scanning and copying?
Yes
20 sheets maximum
Duty Cycle Maximum monthly volume of print jobs that the device can reasonably handle
75,000 pages
Resolution Print resolution in Dot Per Inch (DPI)
4800 x 1200 dpi
Size
Dimensions
12 inches x 1.4 ft x 7.5 inches
Weight

13 lbs
 
Power Consumption How much power does the printer consume?
  • 0.3 watts sleep mode
  • 0.9 watts standby mode
  • 7 watts operation mode
Portability Is this printer portable?
No
Paper handling What sizes of paper can the printer handle?
  • 4 in x 6 in
  • 5 in x 7 in
  • 8.5 in x 11 in
Paper types What types of paper can this printer use?
  • Plain Paper
  • Inkjet Paper
  • Recycled Paper
Paper Tray Capacity How many sheets of paper can fit in the main tray when it is full
100 sheets
Number of trays How many paper trays does the printer have?
2
20 sheets
Scanning Does this printer include a scanner?
Yes
What kind of scanner If the printer includes a flatbed scanner, is it a flatbed scanner, a feeder, or both?
  • Both flatbed and feeder
Scanner Features What special features does the scanner include?
  • Auto Scan Mode9, Network Scan, Push Scan, PDF Password Security, Push Scan, Send to Cloud
Photocopying Can this printer be used as a photocopier?
Yes
Faxing Does this printer include the ability to send/receive faxes?
Yes
Network connectivity Can this printer be connected to a network?
Yes
LAN/Ethernet/wifi
Wifi Direct If the internet goes down, or if you don't have a wireless internet network, you can still connect to the printer directly wirelessly
Yes
Cable Connectivity What type of cable connection does this printer use?
  • USB Cable
Print directly from media Can the printer print directly from unusual media sources
  • Memory card
Print from mobile Can the printer print from mobile devices, and if so what software can it use?
  • AirPrint
  • Borderless Printing
  • Document Printing
  • Full HD Movie Print
  • Special Filters
  • Google Cloud Print
  • Photo Printing
  • PIXMA Printing Solutions
  • Quiet Mode
  • Wireless Printing
Bluetooth Can you connect to the printer with Bluetooth?
No
Software Platform(s)
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows Vista Business
  • Windows Vista Enterprise
  • Windows Vista Home Basic
  • Windows Vista Home Premium
  • Windows Vista Ultimate
  • Windows XP Home Edition
  • Windows XP Professional
  • Mac OS X 10.1 Puma
  • Mac OS X 10.7 Lion
  • Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion
PictBridge PictBridge is a software that is used to print directly from cameras via USB cable
No
Optical Drive print Printing to CD/DVD drives
No
35mm film Can the printer print and scan from film?
No
Cartridge model What cartridge(s) this printer can use
CL-244 CLR, CL-246 Color, CL-246XL Color, PG-243 BLK, PG-245 Black, PG-245/CL-246 XL Combo, PG-245XL Black
Ink Service Some brands offer easy ink refills and cartridge replacements.
Ink Refills and Cartridges available for replacement/refill.
LCD screen display Does the printer have an LCD display screen to preview the print job and settings?
No
Touch screen commands Does the printer feature a touch screen for easy command input?
No
Warranty
1-Year Limited Warranty
Model Numbers Mouse over a model for a picture
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I don't have wifi or dsl or satellite internet at home. We only have internet on our phones. I want to be able to print things off of my phone occasionally. Which printer will work well for me? Would I have to save anything I want to print and then Bluetooth it? Would a wireless printer have any benefit? Which budget printer is the best fit?
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which canon wireless printer is compatable with the samsung tablet?
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