Canon Pixma iP8500

Black: 16 ppm (approx. 3.8 seconds/page)*
Color: 12 ppm (approx. 5 seconds/page)*
Color Photo: 4x6 borderless photo: approx. 21 seconds*
Number of Nozzles
Color: 768 x 8 colors (C, M, Y, Bk, PC, PM, R, G)
Total: 6,144
Print Resolution (up to)
Black: 4800 x 2400 dpi**
Color: 4800 x 2400 dpi**
OS Compatibility
Windows® XP/Me/2000/98; Mac® OS 9.x, Mac OS X v10.2.1 to 10.3.x
Standard Interfaces
USB 2.0 Hi-Speed*** and Direct Print Port (cables not included)
Ink Compatibility
BCI-6Bk Black ink tank, BCI-6C Cyan ink tank, BCI-6M Magenta ink tank, BCI-6Y Yellow ink tank, BCI-6PC Photo Cyan ink tank, BCI-6PM Photo Magenta ink tank, BCI-6R Red ink tank, BCI-6G Green ink tank
Ink Droplet Size
2 picoliters
Paper Sizes
Letter, Legal, Credit Card (2.13" x 3.39"), 4" x 6," 5" x 7," U.S. #10 Envelopes
Paper Compatibility
Plain paper, U.S. #10 envelopes; Canon Specialty Papers: Glossy Photo Paper (4x6, letter), High Resolution Paper (letter), Matte Photo Paper (letter), Photo Paper Plus Glossy (4x6, 5x7, letter), Photo Paper Plus Double Sided (5x7, letter), Photo Paper Plus Semi Gloss (4x6, letter), Photo Paper Pro (4x6, letter), Bubble Jet Transparencies (letter)
Noise Level (Approx.)
36 dB(A) in the best quality mode
Physical Dimensions
17.8"(W) x 6.7"(H) x 11.5"(D)
15.4 lbs.
Power Source
120V AC, 60Hz
Toll-free technical phone support plus 1-year limited warranty.†
Software Included
CD-ROM†† including Printer Driver, Setup Software and User's Guide, Electronic Photo Application Guide, Electronic User's Guide, e-registration, Easy-PhotoPrint 3.0 (Windows/Mac), PhotoRecord® (Windows), Easy-WebPrint (Windows only, requires Microsoft® Internet Explorer version 5.5, version 6.0 recommended)
Specifications subject to change without notice.
* PPM print speeds are based on the highest speed printer driver mode. Photo print speed based on maximum print speed using Canon Photo Paper Plus Glossy. Print speed will vary based on system configuration, software, document complexity, print mode and page coverage.
** Resolution may vary based on driver setting. Maximum resolution of 4800 x 1200 dpi used at the bottom edge of the page.
*** USB 2.0 Hi-Speed performance requires Windows XP Service Pack 1, Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 or Mac OS X v10.2.7 to 10.3.x.
† Warranty programs are subject to certain conditions and restrictions. See for details.
†† System requirements vary by application.