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Canon PIXMA MX715

Canon PIXMA MX715
alaScore 86

172 reviews

Aug, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 172 reviews of Canon PIXMA MX715. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Views about the size and price are overall positive. The design and usability also get good comments. Reviews are divided on the noise.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Canon PIXMA MX715 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Simon Williams (

Canon PIXMA MX715


Canon's PIXMA MX715 combines SOHO features like a duplex ADF, with good photo printing.

Duplex scanner ; Very fast photo prints ; Double-function keypad

Slow duplex print and copy ; Settings in Word page setup override driver ; Black text ‘shadow

The five ink cartridges clip easily into the head carrier and the supplied software installs without difficulty. As well as USB and Ethernet sockets at the back, the machine supports wireless and includes WPS setup which connects to a wireless router...

May, 2012

Expert review by : Robin Morris (

Canon Pixma MX715 review


The Canon Pixma MX715 follows hot on the heels of Canon's MX515 multi-function inkjet printer – a faster and bulked-up model with higher print resolution.

The Canon Pixma MX715 is a bigger and better version of the MX515. The flexible control panel is good, and paper handling improved. Text output is stronger too, although we weren’t as impressed with the Canon’s print quality when it came to normal...

Jul, 2012

Product Specifications


Copier resize:25 - 400
Maximum number of copies:99
N-in-1 copy function (N=):2, 4 / 4
N-in-1 copy function (N=):2, 4 / 4
N-in-1 function (N=):2, 4 / 4
Time to first copy (color, normal):14


Color of product:Black


Built-in display:Y
Display:LCD / TFT
Display Diagonal:2.4 / 2.5

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100 - 240
Power consumption (off):0.4
Power consumption (standby):2


Auto-redialing: Yes
Fax broadcasting:100
Fax coding methods:JPEG, MH, MMR, MR / MH, MMR, MR
Fax memory:250
Fax resolution:300 x 300
Fax resolution (black & white):300 x 300
Fax Speed:3
Fax transmission speed:3
Group dial:99
Modem Speed:33.6

Input Capacity

Auto document feeder (ADF) input capacity:35
Paper input type:Cassette, Paper tray
Standard input capacity:150


Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Mobile printing technologies:Apple AirPrint
Security algorithms:128-bit WEP, 64-bit WEP, WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK / 128-bit WEP, 64-bit WEP, WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK, WPS
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90
Operating relative humidity range:10 - 90
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):5 - 35

Other Features

All-in-One Functions:Copy, Fax, Print, Scan
Color all-in-one functions:Copy, Fax, Print, Scan
Color copy capability: Yes
Color faxing: Yes
Color scanning: Yes
Compatible operating systems:Windows 7 (32/64bit), Windows 7 SP1, Windows Vista (32/64bit), Windows XP SP2, SP3 (32-bit), Mac OS X v.10.5.8 - 10.7
Connection to PC: Yes
Connectivity Technology:Wired & Wireless
Dimensions (WxDxH):19.3 x 17.6 x 8.58
Duplex printing: Yes
Full duplex: Yes
Legal: Yes
Network ready: Yes
Scan file formats:JPG, PDF
Wireless technologies:Wired & Wireless

Paper Handling

Borderless printing media sizes:10x15, A4, Letter / A4, Letter
Envelopes sizes:10, DL
ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A4, A5
ISO B-series sizes (B0...B9):B5
Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4
Maximum print area:Legal (216 x 356 mm)
Maximum print size:Legal (216 x 356 mm)
Non-ISO print media sizes:Legal, Letter
Photo paper sizes:10x15,13x18,20x25
Standard tray media types:Envelopes, Glossy paper, Matte paper, Photo paper, Plain paper / Envelopes, Glossy paper, Photo paper, Plain paper
Standard tray media weight:64 - 105


All-In-One-multitasking: Yes
Copying:Colour copying
Digital sender:N
Duplex functions:copy, print / Print
Duplex printing modes:Auto
Faxing:Colour faxing
Number of print cartridges:5
Print technology:Inkjet
Printing:Colour printing
Printing colors:Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow
Scanning:Colour scanning

Ports & interfaces

Direct printing: Yes
Optional connectivity:Bluetooth
PictBridge: Yes
Standard interfaces:Ethernet, USB 2.0, Wireless LAN
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100 - 240
Power consumption (average operating):22
Power consumption (copying):22
Power consumption (off):0.4
Power consumption (standby):2


Maximum Resolution:9600 x 2400
Print speed (ISO/IEC 24734) color:9.3
Print speed (ISO/IEC 24734) mono:12.5


Document formats supported:PDF
Gray scale levels:256
Image formats supported:JPG
Input color depth:48
Input colour depth:48
Maximum scan area:Legal (216 x 356)
Optical scanning resolution:2400 x 4800
Output color depth:24
Output colour depth:24
Scan drivers:TWAIN, WIA
Scan technology:CIS
Scan type:Flatbed & ADF
Scanner Type:Flatbed & ADF

Sound Emission

Print noise level:46
Printing noise level:46


Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:17.5 x 5.91 x 1.18 / CF, Memory Stick (MS), MicroDrive, MMC, MMC+, MS Duo, MS PRO, MS PRO Duo, SD, SDHC / CF, MicroDrive, miniSD, miniSDHC, MMC, MMC+, MS PRO, xD

System Requirements

Mac compatibility: Yes
Minimum system requirements:Windows 7: 1 GHz, 1 GB RAM, Windows Vista (32/ 64 bit): 1 GHz, 512MB RAM, Windows XP SP2/3: 300 MHz, 128 MB RAM, Internet Explorer, CD-ROM, 1024 x 768, \nMac OS X Lion 10.7: Intel Core 2 Duo, Core i3, Core i5, Core i7, Xeon, 2GB RAM, Mac OS 10.6: Intel, 1 GB RAM, Mac OS 10.5.8: Intel, PowerPC (G4, G5, 867 MHz), Safari 3, CD-ROM, 1024 x 768

Weight & Dimensions