Canon launches new printers

SMALL MEDIUM entreprenuers can look forward to a whole new range of printers designed to cater to home office needs by Canon Marketing (Malaysia).

The company famed for its printing solutions recently unveiled their new series to members of the media at 7atenine at Ascott Hotel in Jalan Pinang, Kuala Lumpur.

Canon Marketing (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd director of consumer system products division, Donny Ling said efficiency is of utmost importance for any business operations and especially so in a home office business environment.

“SMEs make up 91% of the total number of businesses. With this new range of printers, we are confident it will further enhance the business prospects for users,” he said.

He added that the printers launched are designed to be the perfect home office companion that come with an easy operation design, faxing capabilities with fax security features and Pixma Cloud Link capabilities that will assist in ensuring efficiency and quality printing for all projects.

Proud moment: (From left) Lee, Ling and Yap posing with three of the five printer models launched during the Eye on Canon Showcase.

The new line-up of printers unveiled included the:

·ink efficient Pixma E60

·the premium Home AIO Pixma MX897

·the new inkjet range MX517 and MX377

·the speedy FAX-L170 laser fax machine

With added faxing capabilities, fax security and integrated Auto Document Feeder (ADF), the ink efficient Pixma E600 is the All-In-One printer for home offices just starting out.

“The E600 is the variation of E500 that was launched last year without the fax.

“It can print up to 800 pages and costs 5 sen a piece,” said marketing manager (consumer system products division) Yap Phei Leen.

Users will also find the Pixma MX897 easy to use with its 3.0” LCD display and Dual Function Panel (DFP) that has large and easy to press keys.

Also, only the appropriate buttons for each function are lit so that users will not be daunted by large controls.

Another useful feature in the MX897 is the Canon Pixma Cloud Link where users can connect straight to the Canon Cloud Server by using the printer’s LCD screen and browse through various templates to print useful stationery when required.

Pretty in print: Dancers performing at the launch of the printers.

Users can also connect to their online photo album and print out photos without the use of a personal computer.

The Pixma MX517 and Pixma MX377 offer great advantages over other printers with features like the new fully-integrated Automatic Document Feeder (ADF), the user-friendly Dual Function Panel, and even wireless connectivity to mobile devices.

The Pixma MX517 is also equipped with mobile printing capabilities similar to the Pixma MX897.

Fax security is also an optional feature available in the Pixma MX517.

Senior marketing manager (consumer products division) Sandy Lee said the new L170 laser fax machine will increase the laser printer sales by a large margin.

“The design is revolutionary, it is small, compact and we believe this model will suit the needs of many in the market,” she said.

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