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Canon Pixma IP2870 Single Function Inkjet Printer

Canon Pixma IP2870 Single Function Inkjet Printer
Canon Pixma IP2870 Single Function Inkjet Printer
4-color ink system with dedicated black ink for B&W document printing, 2pl ink droplet and 4,800dpi print resolution, Auto Photo Fix II function, My Image Garden software for Full HD movie print* and face detection function for photos management, Fun filter printing effects including Fish-eye, Miniature, Toy Camera and Soft Focus

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4-color ink system with dedicated black ink for B&W document printing

PIXMA iP2870 incorporates a 4-color ink system include a separate pigment-based black ink to improves text printing performance. Ink smearing problem can be substantially reduced and highlighter stability with high water resistance on plain paper enhanced.

2pl ink droplet and 4,800dpi print resolution

PIXMA iP2870 is equipped with the unique FINE (Full Photo-Lithography Inkjet Nozzle Engineering) technology print head. It's 2-picolitre ink droplet technology and enables print heads to deposit a perfect printing quality of up to 4,800 x 600 dpi, which promise to deliver high-quality prints with grain-free images.

Auto Photo Fix II function

PIXMA iP2870 features a "Auto Photo Fix II" function which equips with a scene categorization system that can automatically recognize the type of image and adopt the optimal correction based on the five shooting modes such as portrait, scenery, night scenery, snapshot (scenery) and snapshot (night scenery). This new function now offers intelligent Multi-zone Exposure Correction to get the best results from pictures that have been less than ideally exposed, by multi-zoning areas in an image which are under exposed and correct each zone independently. It then returns the original images to the most natural and ideal appearance.

A new white balance correction function is also included for better color cast correction. Bright and natural skin color can be expected in portrait images.

New My Image Garden software for automatic printing idea suggestion and face detection function for photo management

PIXMA iP2870 is bundled with new software "My Image Garden" for easy management or backup of photos. Users can organize the photos stored on computers into three categories: Calendar, Event and People. With face recognition function, simply by registering the faces of your family members, the software can sort photos of a specific person automatically for easy searching, reviewing and printing of memorable photos. "My Image Garden" offers a vast selection of templates including collages, greeting cards, calendars, paper crafts and more to help you create unique and fun photo styles. What's more, the software also includes an automatic printing idea suggestion feature where photos stored on a computer are automatically created into various appealing collages for easy printing.


Full HD movie print function

PIXMA iP2870 is equipped with an upgraded full HD Movie Print function. With the use of bundled software, users can capture high quality prints from HD movie clips taken by Canon digital compact cameras or DSLR cameras*, and the printout mages will be optimized automatically. Three new features are included: "Merges frames" function helps combine multiple clips and produce a composite of movements; "Movie clips index" with thumbnail scenes allows easy preview and image search; "Auto Frame Capturing" selects sharper and clearer frames automatically, ensuring the best possible image quality.


*Applicable on .mov or .mp4 movie format from Canon Digital Camera and Digital DSLR Camera with Zoom Browser EX 6.5 or above version and ImageBrowser EX1.0 or above version.

New fun filter printing effect including Fish-eye, Miniature, Toy Camera and Soft Focus effect

PIXMA iP2870 supports 4 fun filters, simply install the bundled software disc and you can create fisheye, soft focus, toy camera and miniature effects. The fisheye effect is best for taking funny shots of pets and children; soft focus can soften skin tones; toy camera effect produces vignetting and color shift; miniature effect can simulate the look from a tilt-shift lens for a small-scale model look. Fun filter effect is easily applicable and you can create unique and artistic effects effortlessly.

Maximum Resolution (dpi)

4,800(horizontal)*1 x 600(vertical)


Print head / Ink

Smallest Ink droplet size



PG-745 (Pigment Black), CL-746 (Dye C/M/Y)
Optional ink cartridge: PG-745XL (Pigment Black), CL-746XL (Dye C/M/Y)

Ink Capacity Standard(approx. figure)

A4 Color Document *2

PG-745: 180 sheets / CL-746: 180 sheets
Optional ink cartridge: PG-745XL: 300 sheets / CL-746XL: 300 sheets


Print Speed *3

A4 B&W Document (ISO standard speed)


A4 Color Document (ISO standard speed)



Printable Area

Paper Size (Cut paper)

A4/ Letter/ Legal/ A5,/B5/ Envelopes(DL, COM10) / 5"x7" /4"x6


Paper Handling

Front tray (Plain paper)

Approx. 60 sheets




USB2.0 Hi-Speed

Compatible OS

Windows®8.1/ 8, 7/ SP1, Vista SP1/ SP2, XP SP3 32bit,
OS X 10.6.8-10.9*4

Dimensions (W x D x H)

426 x 235 x 134mm


2.3 kg

Power Source

AC100-240V 50/60Hz

Power Consumption

Standby: 0.8W
Off: 0.5W
Copying: 8W


One year warranty (Free Pickup Service)*5

*1 Ink droplets can be placed with a pitch of 4,800 inch at minimum.
*2 Declared yield value in accordance withISO/IEC24711 with pattern of ISO/IEC 24712. Values obtained by continuous printing.
*3 Document print speeds are the averages of ESAT in Office Category Test for the default simplex mode, ISO/IEC 24734, excluding time to print the first set and does not take into account data processing time on host computer.
Print speed may vary depending on system configuration, interface, software, document complexity, print mode, page coverage, type of paper used etc. 
*4 Softwares and drivers for are available on www.support-ph.canon-asia.com
All data is based on Canon's standard testing methods. Subject to change without notice.