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Canon Pixma MX522

alaTest has collected and analyzed 154 reviews from magazines and websites. Comments about the noise and print quality are generally positive. The design and performance also get good feedback, whereas there are some mixed comments about the durability and price. There are some negative views about the reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Canon Pixma MX522 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 147 user reviews of Canon Pixma MX522 from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.5/5 for other Printers on

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86% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Canon PIXMA MX522 Wireless Color Photo Printer with Scanner, Copier and Fax

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Canon Pixma MX522 Wireless Office All-In-One Printer


The Canon Pixma MX522 Wireless Office All-In-One Printer is a little slow for the price, but it offers reasonably high high-quality output and a full set of MFP features.

Prints and faxes from, as well as scans to, a PC. Standalone copier and fax. Automatic document feeder. Ethernet. Wi-Fi

Slow. Low paper capacity

Basically a beefed-up version of the Canon Pixma MX452 Wireless Office All-In-One Printer that I recently reviewed, the Canon Pixma MX522 Wireless Office All-In-One Printer adds enough extras to easily justify the higher price. Most notably, it adds an...

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Absolutely love it!


Wow! Lightweight, folds up compactly, easy to set up, communicates wirelessly with Apple and Microsoft products, inexpensive...what else can you say?! :)

Compact Design","Durable construction","Easy To Set Up","Easy To Use","Reliable


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Great printer and user friendly


I love this printer and it's very easy to use. I can print wirelessly, from my iPhone, and print pictures! I love it!

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Printed material falls off!


When something prints, the extension for holding the paper is not long enough, even with pulling out the extension. The papers hit the floor and are a mess all over. I have to turn the printer sideways to catch them on the table.About me... small...

Easy to set up

Paper holder extender way too short

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Good but slow


It prints good. Easy & quick to install. No complaints about first try outs on quality. Only downside is the speed, as well as the ink runs out fast.

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My rating of the Canon Pixma Printer (MX522


Canon Pixma Printer (MX522) is what I have now. I previously owned a Canon Pixma IP5000. Comparing the quality of print, I would prefer my old printer. Speed is not as fast as I expected for the new printer. The plus side of the new printer is that it...

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Don't expect perfection!


good looking all-in-one printer except it has few design flaws. 1. The paper tray needs to be re-designed. 2. The printer drivers have major bugs. Extremely frustrating to get it to work and remain connected to the network (WiFi or Physical). Printer...