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Canon MF6550

alaTest has collected and analyzed 38 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the reliability and paper handling. The print quality and performance are also appreciated. Many are less positive about the price.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Canon MF6550 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 70/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Canon MF6550

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 37 user reviews of Canon MF6550 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.5/5 for other Printers on Amazon.com.

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62% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Canon MF6550 Duplex Copier Laser PrinterCanon MF6550 Duplex Copier Laser Printer

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Glitchy and unreliable

 

This printer is not user friendly. The controls are difficult and frustrating, the toner is relatively expensive for a laser machine, you cant safely print anything gummed like a label, repairs, are difficult, the machine is very finicky and glitchy. ...

print quality is high

Very glitchy and not user friendly

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Product Specifications

Built for speed and performance, the ImageCLASS MF6550 is a powerful duplex copier designed to produce high-quality laser output. The ImageCLASS MF6550 copies and prints at up to 23 pages-per-minute for high-quality letter-size documents. Print resolution is at a crisp 1200 x 600 dpi quality, and comes equipped with 2-sided output capability. Paper handling for the MF6550 can come from either the 500-sheet front-loading paper cassette or the 100-sheet multipurpose tray. Use the multipurpose tray to accommodate a variety of sizes and types of paper stock such as bond, plain and color paper, transparencies, labels and envelopes for special projects. Stack letter or legal-size paper on both the cassette and multipurpose tray for a total capacity of 600 sheets. When copying, use the legal-size platen glass for single-page originals or large, bulky items such as books or newspapers. For multi-page originals, use the 50-sheet Duplex Automatic Document Feeder (DADF). Have you ever needed to copy or fax a document with information on both sides of the page? With the MF6550, now you can. Not only does it allow you to copy from both sides of the original, it also allows you to fax and scan a two-sided original without flipping the page. Fax and receive documents with speed and ease. Documents will transmit quickly with Super G3 (33.6 Kbps) modem speed, which keeps phone line costs down and less wait time for the next job. With a host of convenient fax features like 23 Speed Dials, 100 Coded Dials, and a generous 256 pages of incoming reception memory, faxing will be simple and effortless. Reach new levels of productivity with the MF6550's built-in color scanning and powerful included scanning software. Store and easily manage color images, invoices, or important documents with NewSoft Presto! PageManager. You can also digitize paper text to editable text using ScanSoft, OmniPage SE (OCR) software for Windows. No longer will you have to retype paper documents to edit them. Built for reliability and ease-of-use, the ImageCLASS MF6550 incorporates Canon's Single Cartridge System, as well as years of fine-tuned copying and printing know-how, attesting to Canon's commitment in providing products with a level of quality and expertise that ensures your business runs efficiently and effectively.

Copying

Automatic Duplexing: Yes
First Copy Out Time B/W:8sec
Max Copying Resolution B/W:1200 x 600 dpi
Max Copying Speed B/W:22ppm/23ppm

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:16.5in/17.3in
Height:17.8in
Weight:52.2lbs/52.9lbs
Width:20.5in

Document & Media Handling

Max Copy Size:Legal (8.5 in x 14 in)
Standard Media Capacity:500sheets/600sheets

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes
Green Tick Certified: Yes

Fax Machine

Compatibility:Super G3
Max Transmission Speed:33.6Kbps
PC Faxing:Yes/Yes (send only)

Header

Manufacturer:Canon
Model:MF6550
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Canon ImageCLASS/Canon LaserBase

Memory

Standard Memory:64MB

Miscellaneous

Microsoft Certification:Certified for Windows Vista
Vista Certification:Certified for Windows Vista

Office Machine

Copier Type:Digital
Fax Type:Plain paper
Functions:Copier / Fax / Printer / Scanner
Printing Output Type:Monochrome
Printing Technology:Laser
Type:Fax / copier / printer / scanner

PC Connectivity

PC Connection:Hi-Speed USB
PC Connection Availability: Yes

Printing

Max Printing Speed B/W:22ppm/23ppm
Max Printing Speed B/W (ppm):22ppm/23ppm
Max Resolution B/W:1200 x 600 dpi
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