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Canon i9100 Photo Printer

alaTest has collected and analyzed 91 reviews of Canon i9100 Photo Printer. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the noise and design. The size and usability also get good feedback. Many are less positive about the reliability, while reviews are divided on the price.

performance, usability, size, design, noise


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Canon i9100 Photo Printer is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 37 user reviews of Canon i9100 Photo Printer from The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.7/5 for other Printers on Opinions about the design and price are overall positive. The size and usability are also mentioned favorably, whereas some have doubts about the reliability.

performance, usability, size, price, design


78% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Canon i9100 Photo PrinterCanon i9100 Photo Printer

Dec, 2017

Expert review by: Dan Littman (

Canon i9100


The Canon i9100 prints high-quality photos at high speed and can accommodate extralarge paper.

Aug, 2003

Expert review by: Dan Littman (

Canon I9100 WIDE FORMAT PRINTER 4800X1200DPI (Canon-8535A001)


Graphic designers, service bureaus, and people in love with digital photography will find the i9100 a good match for their needs.

Aug, 2003

Expert review by: (

Canon i9100


The i9100 incorporates the ultra high-density multi-nozzle print head featuring 3,072 nozzles (the largest number of nozzles in its class) to achieve print speeds of approximately 37 seconds for a borderless 4" x 6" photo print, approximately one...

Quality from the i9100 is achieved by using the advanced Microfine Droplet Technology with 4800 x 1200 dpi, twice as much as the S9000, and six-color photo printing using Canon's Individual Ink Tank system and Vivid Photo. Lightfast for approximately...

Jun, 2003

Expert review by: (

Canon i9100 Photo Printer


With five models to choose from, ranging from $80 to $500, Canon has a printer for almost anyone who prints photos. For the casual user, there's the Canon i455 Desktop Photo Printer and the i475D. For those who want better performance and a separate...

Consumer review by: Online Shopper (

Good quick printers


Print fast, reasonable quality, easy to maintain

Others have better resolution, ink-refill is troublesome

Mar, 2004

Consumer review by: leenasdad (

To find the perfect picture Printer


Reputation of top print Quality

No actual demos of product at local stores

Oct, 2003

Consumer review by: Darrell (

Canon i9100


Excellent picure quality & speed

Canon pro paper cost - Konica makes a very good alternative

Aug, 2003

Consumer review by: gwq_uk (

Canon i9100 Photo Printer

Aug, 2003

Product Specifications

The i9100 Photo Printer is a powerful desktop machine whose remarkable output can rival that of a professional processing lab. It's capable of producing edge-to-edge true borderless prints, from 4" x 6" prints up to breathtaking 13" x 19" size, with the look and feel of a traditional photograph. Think of it: you can take a digital picture, set your printing parameters and be holding an amazing 13" x 19" poster-size borderless print in approximately 5 minutes. The i9100 Photo Printer features advanced MicroFine Droplet Technology, which combines revolutionary techniques in ink droplet size and quality with accurate ink application and composition, for spectacular photo results. Its print head features 3, 072 precisely machined nozzles - providing the quality enhancement people have come to expect from one of the leaders in digital imaging. True borderless 4" x 6" photos can be produced in about 37 seconds because of the high-density print head. It achieves a resolution of up to 4800 x 1200 dpi with ultra-small 4-picoliter droplets revealing precise details in your photographs that many other large-format printers just can't match - more nozzles are better! The i9100 Photo Printer features an intelligent ink management system coupled with six individual ink tanks designed to help eliminate ink waste and reduce printing costs. Replace only the color that runs out rather than the entire cartridge. A unique low-ink sensor alerts you when ink levels are low, so you can drop in a new tank and avoid running out of ink unexpectedly in the middle of printing your super-sized 13" x 19" prints.

Dimensions & Weight



Compatibility:Mac / PC/PC / Mac
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Canon i


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Connectivity Technology:Wired
Max H-Resolution B/W:4800dpi
Max H-Resolution Color:4800dpi
Max Media Size (Standard):A3 plus (13 in x 16.65 in) / Ledger B Size (11 in x 17 in)/A3 plus (13 in x 16.65 in) / Ledger B Size (11 in x 17 in)
Max Printing Speed (ppm):6ppm
Max Printing Speed Color (ppm):6ppm
Max V-Resolution B/W:1200dpi
Max V-Resolution Color:1200dpi
Media Type:Envelopes / Transparencies / Plain paper / Iron-on transfers / Photo paper / Glossy photo paper / Matte photo paper / High resolution paper/Envelopes / Glossy photo paper / High resolution paper / Iron-on transfers / Matte photo paper / Photo paper / Plain paper / Transparencies
Output Type:Color
PostScript Support:Optional
Total Media Capacity:100sheets
Type:Personal printer


Installed Size:80KB


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Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

System Requirements

OS Required:Apple MacOS 8.6 or later / Apple MacOS 9.x / Microsoft Windows 98/ME / Microsoft Windows 2000 / XP / Apple MacOS X 10.2.1 or later/Apple MacOS 8.6 or later / Apple MacOS 9.x / Apple MacOS X 10.2.1 or later / Apple MacOS X 10.2.4 / Microsoft Windows 98/ME/2000 / Microsoft Windows XP/Apple MacOS 8.6 or later / Apple MacOS 9.x / Apple MacOS X 10.2.1 or later / Microsoft Windows 2000 / XP / Microsoft Windows 98/ME