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Canon PIXMA MX512

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 reviews of Canon PIXMA MX512. The average rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Comments about the multifunction and reliability are on the whole positive. The noise and usability are also appreciated, but opinions are divided on the performance.

price, usability, noise, reliability, multifunction

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.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Canon PIXMA MX512


alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Canon PIXMA MX512 from The average user rating for this product is 2.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Printers on People are impressed by the noise, but many are less positive about the performance.



33% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Canon PIXMA MX512 Wireless Color Photo Printer with Scanner, Copier and FaxCanon PIXMA MX512 Wireless Color Photo Printer with Scanner, Copier and Fax

Apr, 2018

Expert review by : Chris Thomas (

Canon MX512


The Canon MX512 is a decent option for the price, but with a few drawbacks

Solid multifunction options.; Affordable.; Decent color accuracy

Bulky for an office environment

If you’re looking for an office printer that can handle scanning, faxing, copying and photo printing, the Canon MX512 is a great option for the price, but with a few drawbacks. While you’re saving money in the short run by buying a more affordable...

Mar, 2012

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Missing Owners Maual


In the guide, Canon offered tech support by phone (I have a hearing problem), and by Email (I am low tech), but I think I will need an Owners Manual to refer to even if I succeed in getting it operational.

Quick Service. Package in good shape. Protective sheets and tapes looked intact. Contained a well written Set-Up Guide, Easy to follow up to the point of connecting to my PC where I was referred to the owners manual. There is a Setup CD-ROM which I...

The box did look like it had been re-taped, and the setup guide and included items were easily accessable without removing the printer. The pictures of included items did not clearly show an owners manual (just printed matter)

Jan, 2013

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This unit is as advertised. It performs quickly, easily, smoothly and quietly. I am extremely pleased with this machine

Shiny surface requires a little more cleaning

Aug, 2012

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A Good Choice


Best value for good quality! So far I like it.

Jan, 2013

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Canon MX512


The printer is quite pleasant to look at and performs as per specs. Love it.

Jan, 2013

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Impossible mission


It's wonderful however it's too hard to set it up and get it to work.

Jan, 2013