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Consumer review: Canon PIXMA TS6420a Wireless All-In-One Inkjet Printer

Everything we know about the Canon PIXMA TS6420a Wireless All-In-One Inkjet Printer

Canon PIXMA TS6420a  Wireless All-In-One Inkjet Printer

The Canon PIXMA TS6420a is a versatile and feature-rich multifunction inkjet printer that offers excellent printing, copying, and scanning capabilities. Its sleek design, easy-to-use interface, and wireless connectivity make it an ideal choice for home and small office users.

Canon PIXMA TS6420a - product specifications

General

  • Device Type: Multifunction printer
  • Bundled Services: Canon InstantExchange

Printing Technology

  • Ink-jet - color
  • Inkjet Technology: Canon FINE (Full-lithography inkjet Nozzle Engineering)
  • Nozzle Configuration: 1792 nozzles
  • Ink Palette Supported (Colors): Cyan, magenta, yellow, pigment black
  • Color: 4-ink
  • Ink Type: Canon ChromaLife100

Display

  • Display Diagonal Size: 1.44"
  • Display Features: OLED display

Connectivity

  • Connection Availability: Yes
  • Interface: USB 2.0, Wi-Fi(n)
  • AirPrint Enabled: Yes

Office Machine Features

  • PIXMA Cloud Link
  • Quiet Mode
  • PIXMA Chat Print

Copying

  • Max Copying Speed: 4 ppm (color)
  • Max Document Enlargement: 400%
  • Max Document Reduction: 25%
  • Exposure Control: Automatic
  • Copying Features: 2 on 1, fit to page, Preset Copy Ratios

Printing

  • Max Printing Resolution: 4800 x 1200 dpi (color)
  • Max Printing Speed: Up to 13 ipm (mono) / up to 6.8 ipm (color)
  • Ink Cartridge Configuration: 1 pigment black cartridge, 1 color cartridge (cyan, magenta, yellow)
  • Automatic Duplexing: Yes

Scanning

  • Scan Element: CIS
  • Optical Resolution: 1200 x 2400 dpi
  • Grayscale Depth: 8-bit
  • Color Depth: 8-bit
  • Color Depth (Internal): 16-bit

Document & Media Handling

  • Max Original Size: 8.5 in x 11.7 in
  • Supported Original Sizes: Letter A Size (8.5 in x 11 in), A4 (8.25 in x 11.7 in)
  • Original Type: Sheets
  • Max Media Size: Legal
  • Min Media Weight: 64 g/m²
  • Max Media Weight: 300 g/m²

Supported Media Type: Envelopes, plain paper, cards, labels, recycled paper, iron-on transfers, greeting cards, photo paper, card stock, glossy photo paper, matte photo paper, high-resolution paper, luster paper, semi-gloss photo paper, magnetic photo paper, restickable photo paper

Supported Media Sizes: Letter A Size (8.5 in x 11 in), Legal (8.5 in x 14 in), 2.17 in x 3.6 in, 4 in x 6 in, 3.5 in x 3.5 in, 5 in x 5 in, 5 in x 7 in, 8 in x 10 in, 7 in x 10 in

Supported Envelope Sizes: US No 10 (4.1 in x 9.5 in)

Standard Media Capacity: 200 sheets

Document & Media Handling Details

  • Input tray - 100 sheets weight: 64 g/m² - 300 g/m²
  • Paper cassette - 100 sheets weight: 64 g/m² - 105 g/m²

Speed Details

  • Printing: up to 13 ipm - B/W
  • Printing: up to 6.8 ipm - color
  • Printing: 43 sec (4 in x 6 in) - photo
  • Copying: up to 4 ipm - color

Canon PIXMA TS6420a - main features explained

Design and Display

The printer comes in an elegant black enclosure color, blending well with any workspace. The 1.44" OLED display provides clear and intuitive navigation, making it effortless to set up and operate the device.

Printing Technology and Quality

The Canon FINE (Full-lithography inkjet Nozzle Engineering) technology, with 1792 nozzles, ensures precise and vibrant prints. The maximum printing resolution of 4800 x 1200 dpi delivers sharp and detailed images, perfect for both documents and photos. The printer utilizes a 4-ink color system (cyan, magenta, yellow, and pigment black) with Canon ChromaLife100 ink, producing long-lasting and fade-resistant prints.

Printing Speed

With a maximum printing speed of up to 13 images per minute (ipm) for monochrome and 6.8 ipm for color, the PIXMA TS6420a can handle regular printing tasks efficiently, making it suitable for home and small office environments.

Automatic Duplexing

The automatic duplexing feature allows for easy double-sided printing, reducing paper usage and saving costs.

Connectivity and Mobile Printing

The printer offers multiple connection options, including USB 2.0 and Wi-Fi(n), enabling seamless integration with various devices. The AirPrint support facilitates direct printing from compatible Apple devices, making mobile printing hassle-free.

Copying Features and Speed 

The copier delivers reliable copying performance with a maximum copying speed of 4 pages per minute (ppm) for color copies. The 2-on-1 and fit-to-page features provide added convenience for creating customized copies.

Scanning Quality

The built-in CIS scanner provides optical scanning resolution of 1200 x 2400 dpi, ensuring crisp and accurate scans. With 8-bit grayscale and 16-bit internal color depth, the scanner captures details with precision.

Media Handling

The printer accommodates various media types, including envelopes, plain paper, cards, labels, photo paper, and more. The supported media sizes range from 2.17" x 3.6" to 8.5" x 11.7", and it can handle media weights from 64 g/m² to 300 g/m².

Paper Capacity

The standard media capacity is 200 sheets, divided between the input tray and paper cassette. The input tray can hold up to 100 sheets of paper with a weight range of 64 g/m² to 300 g/m², while the paper cassette can hold up to 100 sheets with a weight range of 64 g/m² to 105 g/m².

Additional Features

The PIXMA TS6420a boasts convenient features like PIXMA Cloud Link, allowing easy access to cloud services for direct printing and scanning from platforms like Google Drive and Dropbox. 

The Quiet Mode reduces printing noise, making it less disruptive in quiet environments. PIXMA Chat Print lets users print directly from popular messaging and social media apps.


Pros

  • High-quality printing with vibrant colors
  • User-friendly OLED display for easy navigation
  • Wireless connectivity and mobile printing options
  • Automatic duplexing for efficient double-sided printing
  • Versatile media handling capabilities
  • Excellent scanning resolution and color depth

Cons

  • Copying speed could be faster for color copies


Final Verdict

The Canon PIXMA TS6420a is a feature-packed multifunction printer that offers impressive printing, scanning, and copying performance. With its sleek design, easy-to-use interface, and wireless connectivity options, it's an excellent choice for both home and small office users. 

Whether you need to print documents or high-quality photos, this printer delivers reliable results. 

The Canon PIXMA TS6420a is definitely worth considering for anyone seeking a reliable and versatile inkjet printer.

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