Canon Pixma Pro-100 - Reviews, Prices, Specs and Alternatives

Canon Pixma Pro-100

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Review by Sophia 0 0
  • Cheaper than most competition
  • Speed is on point
  • Photos are of high quality
  • Can print large sized photos
  • Easily controlled through your computer
  • Has minor issues when printing text and graphics
  • High ink costs
  • Larger and heavier than others
  • No LCD
Canon Pixma Pro-100 The Canon Pixma Pro-100 is a "near - dedicated" photo printer. This means it primarily prints photos but it can print text and graphics if you need it to. It is 8.6 by 27.2 by 15.2 inches (HWD) when c... Read full review
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  • Print your Vision up to 13" x 19": Print professional quality photos on various media up to 13" x 19"
  • The Optimum Image Generating System reproduces colors as you intend them by logically selecting the optimum ink combination and placement
  • Compatible with Individual CLI-42 Ink Tanks (Black, Gray, Light Gray, Cyan, Photo Cyan, Magenta, Photo Magenta, Yellow). Save Even More On Value Packs. Only Replace The Inks That Run Out!
  • 4800 x 2400 dpi with FINE technology for incredible detail
  • 8 Dye based inks for amazing gradients and color, 3 of which are dedicated grayscale inks for beautiful black & white prints
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Resolution Resolution, measured in maximum Dots Per Inch or dpi, indicates the relative quality of the print you receive. The more dpi, the sharper the print and the better the quality. Dots per inch quite liter ... Show more
4800 x 2400 dpi
Auto-Duplex Printing Duplex printing refers to the printer’s ability to print on both sides of a sheet of paper, or double-sided. When a printer is auto-duplex capable, it can print double-sided automatically. Manual dupl ... Show more
Automatic Document Feeder (ADF) The automatic document feeder, or ADF, is a tray that automatically feeds paper into the printer usually for scanning, copying, and sometimes faxing (if the printer has the fax feature). Once a job is ... Show more
Paper Handling Not all printers can handle all sizes of paper. If you plan to print photos, envelopes, labels, or other variations from the typical 8.5x11" letter paper, you’ll need a printer that has settings to su ... Show more
  • 4 x 6 in
  • 5 x 7 in
  • 8 x 10 in
  • 11 x 17 in
  • 13 x 19 in
Paper Types Not all printers can handle all types of paper. To print with different paper weights and styles, such as glossy photo paper or thicker card stock, your printer must have settings that support that pa ... Show more
  • Glossy Photo Paper
  • Matte Photo Paper
  • Photo Stickers
  • Plain Paper
  • Inkjet Paper
  • Recycled Paper
Number of Trays How many paper trays does the printer have?
Paper Tray Capacity Paper tray capacity indicates the maximum number of sheets of paper that fit in the tray or document feeder. The main tray will likely hold the most paper; the printer may also have one or more backup ... Show more
150 sheets
Scan, Fax, and Photocopy

The four main functions of printers are: printing, scanning, photocopying, and faxing. Either your device will be print only, print/scan/copy, or an all-in-one printer that does printing, scanning, copying, and faxing. Note that scanning and copying almost always come together, since the hardware for these features overlaps significantly. Generally speaking, all-in-one printers are larger, so those with space constraints may find this to be an inconvenience. Additionally, printers with a fax feature are typically more expensive. It would be wise to only consider this feature if you plan to fax often. If not, you’ll be satisfied with a print/scan/copy device.

Scanning Does this printer include a scanner?
What Kind of Scanner If the printer comes with scanning capabilities, there are two possible methods to scan documents: on a flatbed scanner or through a feeder. A flatbed scanner is a sheet of glass on top of the scanner ... Show more
Both flatbed and feeder
Photocopying Can this printer be used as a photocopier?
Faxing Does this printer include the ability to send/receive faxes?
Network Connectivity Network printers can be wired or wireless. A printer with a wired network connection uses an Ethernet cord that connects directly to your router. A wireless printer connects to your home or office Wi- ... Show more
Wifi USB cable
Wifi Direct Wi-Fi direct allows your Wi-Fi-enabled devices, such as your smartphone, computer, or tablet, to connect to your printer without using a wireless router or network. You can connect to your printer dir ... Show more
Cable Connectivity Outside of Wi-Fi, there are a number of ways a device can connect to a printer. If the printer is not wireless, you’ll have to connect to your printer via USB cable. Some people prefer using the wired ... Show more
  • USB Cable
  • Ethernet
  • LAN
Print from Mobile You may also be able to print directly from your smartphone or tablet through features like AirPrint and Google Cloud Print, or from a brand-specific mobile app like Brother’s iPrint&Scan app. If you ... Show more
  • AirPrint
  • Auto Photo Fix II
  • Borderless Printing
  • Optimum Image Generating System
  • Photo Printing
  • Grayscale Photo Printing
  • Wireless Printing
Bluetooth Bluetooth is an alternative to Wi-Fi as a way to connect your printer to your computer, phone, or other device wirelessly. Some printers have built-in Bluetooth capabilities, though most printers are ... Show more
Print Directly from Media Printing directly from media, such as a memory card, USB hard drive, slides, or negatives, allows you to skip the middleman and print documents or images without uploading them to a computer first.   ... Show more
Memory card
35mm Film If you are an avid photographer using film cameras, being able to print directly from film is advantageous. Also, being able to upload your film photos to a computer keeps a copy of them safer in the ... Show more
Optical Drive Print If you are creating a CD or DVD, you likely want to create a customized cover for it. Being able to stick a disc in the drive and have a cover directly on it is useful. However this a fairly niche fea ... Show more

Printers with an LCD screen/display give you the option to control some settings directly on the printer, such as a one-touch print, scan, copy, or fax. You may also be able to adjust print quality, preview the print job, and/or view connection settings. Some screens are programmed to offer setup instructions for easy installation. For those who are not particularly tech savvy, this could be helpful.

LCD Screen Display Does the printer have an LCD display screen to preview the print job and settings?
Touch Screen Commands Does the printer feature a touch screen for easy command input?
PictBridge If photos are one of your main print jobs, you may have a camera that is PictBridge compliant. PictBridge is built-in software that allows you to print directly from your camera. The camera is connect ... Show more
Cartridge Model The ink cartridge for an inkjet printer is the component that contains the ink that is deposited onto the page when printing. Different brands, as well as different printers within each brand, will us ... Show more
CLI-42 BK CLI-42 GY CLI-42 LGY CLI-42 C CLI-42 PC CLI-42 M CLI-42 PM CLI-42 Y
Ink Service An alternative to buying brand new ink cartridges is using an ink refill service, which is much better for the environment. Some brands offer their own ink service, such as Epson Ecotank or HP Instant ... Show more
Ink Refills and Cartridges available for replacement/refill.
Physical Features

44 lbs
1.3 ft x 2.3 ft x 8.7 inches
Portability If you need to print on-the-go, such as at a tradeshow or while traveling, you’ll need a printer that is considered portable. These smaller, typically battery-powered devices are easy to carry and wor ... Show more
Noise Level How loud a printer can be is measured in the standard sound unit called decibels, or dB. The higher the dB rating, the louder the machine is. Also, the closer you are to the machine, the louder it wil ... Show more
38.5 dB
Other Info
Power Consumption For the energy conscious, or those looking to cut down their power bill, the amount of power your printer consumes may be a concern to you. At different stages, such as in standby mode, while actively ... Show more
  • 2.3 watts standby mode
  • 19 watts operation mode
Release Date
17 Sep 2012
Limited Warranty & InstantExchange Program
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89 / 100
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Key features
  • 8 Dye based inks
  • Optimum Image Generating System
  • Compatible with Individual CLI-42 Ink Tanks
  • 4800 x 2400 dpi with FINE technology
  • Print your Vision up to 13" x 19"

Canon Pixma Pro-100 is a very popular and one of the more expensive options. It's in the top 3 bestselling inkjet printers and has dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Brother MFCJ5930DW or Epson WorkForce WF-7620 .

Canon Pixma Pro-100 was released in 2012. There are a lot of newer inkjet printers on the market. Show newer Inkjet Printers

Canon Pixma Pro-100 is $113.93 more expensive than an average inkjet printer ($144.95).

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