Canon Pixma Photo iP4000

  Micab 12:28 28 Jun 2005

Canon Pixma iP4000 or Canon Pixma Photo iP4000 - same specs so what's the difference if any ? And any other comments from owners.

  pj123 16:12 28 Jun 2005

The only difference I can see from this site: click here

is The canon pixma photo ip4000 has pigment based black ink. "High-performance 5-color printing. If you're looking for outstanding quality, high speed and advanced convenience features, the Canon Pixma iP4000 Photo Printer is ideal. Its ContrastPLUS 5-color ink system with four dye-based inks plus a pigment-based black ink produces true-life photos with improved color saturation and contrast along with laser-quality text. Plus, it achieves a resolution of up to 4800 x 1200 color dpi*, for exceptional detail and photo-realism."

against the standard ip4000 which just says:

"The PIXMA iP4000 Bubble Jet printer creates vibrant and outstanding image quality, thanks to the ContrastPLUS 5-colour individual ink tank system, 2 picolitre FINE (Full-photolithography Inkjet Nozzle Engineering)technology and 4800 x 1200 dpi."

  leo49 16:33 28 Jun 2005

This is nonsense - there one and the same item.

The difference in pj123's link is that the expensive one has the 'R' suffix denoting it's capable of Wireless printing.

  leo49 16:43 28 Jun 2005

click here#

To reiterate the Canon Pixma iP4000 is the Canon Pixma Photo iP4000 and vice versa.

My friend bought one a couple of months ago and they're exceptional printers - and cheap to run on compatibles.

  Micab 03:45 29 Jun 2005

Thanks to you pj123 and leo49 for your comments and links, very helpful, hoping for an owners recommendation before I dash to my local Computer Shop on Thursday where they are on sale for only £84 !!

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