PIXMA iP4500 is the modification of iP4300 – a very popular printer in Europe. It takes only 21 seconds to print 10х15 photos of labor quality. It is 58 percent more than the printing speed of the previous model. The printer is distinguished by a stylish design. The set also includes new software that improves the quality of pictures in the process of printing.
The pictures of photographic quality are printed quicker due to the perfected FINE technology. Thanks to the maximum 96001×2400 dpi resolution, the printer ensures the laboratory quality of the printed photos. Thus the photos do not come out grainy. This technology also results in smooth color transition.
To minimize the waste of ink, Canon uses the technology of inkpots that replaces separately. The iP4500 model comes with Contrast PLUS 5 color system and additional black ink cartridge to ensure the high-level image contrast.
The dye-based inks support the ChromaLife100 technology when printing on the original Canon photo paper. In the issue photos preserve the high quality up to 100 years by keeping them in a photo album.
iP4500 model features a range of functions that expand the printing abilities. It is also equipped with the tray for DVD/CD-discs. So the photo printer in question can print on the surface of discs that are size compatible. The model also supports PictBridge that allows printing directly from the compatible digital photo and video cameras.
There is Auto Image Fix that represents the function of automatic removal of standard defects of photos before the printing. This function ensures the additional improvement of printing quality. The system analyzes images with the help of technology of recognition and the analyses of the scene. Then it optimizes such settings as contrast, hue and saturation. In the issue photos look very naturally.
Canon Easy-PhotoPrint software that also is included in the set is easy to use. It is very useful for such creative projects as calendars and photo albums. There are such functions as Face Sharpener, Red Eye Correction and Auto Image Fix.
CD-LabelPrint allows the users to print easily and quickly on the compatible DVD and CD discs. The software offers a wide range of templates including such features as printing of selected photos, text and graphic images insertion and the use of index list of miniatures for various purposes.
The printer in question is compatible with the following operating systems: Windows 2000/XP/Vista и Mac OS X 10.2.8 – 10.4.