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Canon PIXMA MX512

alaTest has collected and analyzed 34 reviews of Canon PIXMA MX512. The average rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Reviewers really like the multifunction and print quality. The size and price also get good views, whereas there are some mixed reviews about the usability. Some have doubts about the connectivity and design.

performance, price, size, print quality, multifunction

reliability, durability, noise, design, connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Canon PIXMA MX512 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 34 reviews)

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Consumer review by: RoadRunner (

Good Product!!!


This printer has worked perfectly for me. I use the print function in the wireless mode, which allows printing from laptops, smartphones and tablets. For the price I think it is a fantastic value. I have also faxed documents and used the copy function....

Mar, 2015

Consumer review by: Randy (

Awesome purchace


Love this printer! This has saved my professional life more than once!

Jan, 2015

Consumer review by: WJP1940 (

Ink Cartridges


The printer works fine, but be aware that 210/211 ink cartridge boxes with a Canon label pasted on indicating they work in the MX512 is wrong.

Nov, 2014

Consumer review by: kai (

great ip printer


works well for us with a mac and a few pc's in the house. reliable too! would buy again

Easy Setup

Jul, 2014

Consumer review by: butchiew (

Piece of junk


Worse printer that I have ever used. I had two other Canon printers, that I had no problems with. Wish that I would have kept one of them

Difficult to use , Difficult Setup , unreliable , Flimsy Construction

May, 2014

Consumer review by: Bonnie (

great when it worked


Great for the first few months but print quality dropped after about 6 months and it's totally stopped working after less than a year

Apr, 2014

Consumer review by: Anonymous (

Not Good


I got this printer for Christmas 2012. It worked good until about a month or so ago. I went to scan something for school, and the printer wouldn't scan. There was a pop up saying there was a document in ADF. I swear to you, there was no document in the...

easy to use

Slow Print Speed , unreliable

Apr, 2014

Consumer review by: Anonymous (

Does everything you need


This printer is great all around. It did take me awhile to figure out all the details and how each item works with my computer. But once you figure all the minor details... it's amazing.

Feb, 2014

Consumer review by: Terry (

Excellent for Price


I purchased this printer to replace an OLD thermal fax machine. I've been quite pleased with it so far. The "fit-to-page" feature of the copier has been a great help with documents that are printed way to small. Also using it to scan documents that...

excellent print quality , excellent print speed , wireless operation , auto document feeder

weak springs on copier lid , printed pages end up on floor , tri color ink cartrige can't replace single color

Jan, 2014

Consumer review by: joe (



this product is unacceptable. I spent 2 days to install the software for the scanner. the software is a help from on-line manual. box has missing parts.,AND i got a broken cd scanning takes more steps & needs the same answers over &...

Jan, 2014