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Canon PIXMA MG2250

We have collected and analyzed 3 expert reviews and 334 user reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 68/100 and users rate it 82/100. The average review date is Aug 3, 2013. We have compared these reviews to 939349 reviews from other Printers. The alaScore™ for this product is 84/100 = Very good. Last update: Dec 11, 2018.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 80 user reviews of Canon PIXMA MG2250 from The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other products in the same category on People are impressed by the multifunction and print quality. The performance and price also get good comments. Opinions about the size and noise are different. The durability and reliability get less positive opinions.

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

This summary is based on the products: Canon PIXMA MG2250 All-in-One Colour Printer (Print, Scan and Copy)Canon PIXMA MG2250 All-in-One Colour Printer (Print, Scan and Copy)

Dec, 2018

Expert review by : Simon Williams (

Canon PIXMA MG2250


At just £34 Canon's budget MG2250 has speed and print quality above its station.

Good print quality ; Extending hinges for book scans ; Fit to page function

12 second pause on each colour page ; Large footprint when open ; Esoteric LED display

The combined head and ink cartridges slide into their carriers, once you’ve folded down the internal cover. The colour cartridge is tri-colour, which makes for easy maintenance but can be wasteful of ink, if your colour use doesn’t match Canon’s...

Nov, 2012

Expert review by : Robin Morris (

Canon Pixma MG2250 review


You wouldn't expect to get any networking facilities at this price point, and the USB 2.0 is the only physical interface. However, Canon has tried to make the Canon Pixma MG2250 a more convenient model to use by bundling copious amounts of software. So...

The Canon Pixma MG2250's running costs are surprisingly modest given the asking price of this model. Spend a little more and you'll get significantly better results, but since it's available for £34, it seems churlish to criticise an MFP that makes an...

Oct, 2012

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Brilliant quality all in one printer


I was extremely happy with my purchase, it has everything I need to scan and print. I found it easy to set up and use and would recommend this to anyone. The quality of the print was excellent and I feel confident to recommend this product. The toner...

Feb, 2013

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Great Printer, Great Price


This is a fantastic printer, compared to my previous one. A printer not too bulky. Does what I want a printer to do.

Dec, 2012

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Canon Pixma MG2250


it was fine while it worked

Broke within the first month and is now in the bin!

Nov, 2013

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Canon Pixma MG2250


Faultless and Efficient Printer. Easy to Install.

Oct, 2013

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Canon Pixma MG2250


it was fine while it worked

Broke within the first month and is now in the bin

Oct, 2013

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Canon Pixma MG2250


Faultless and Efficient Printer. Easy to Install

Sep, 2013

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Canon Pixma MG2250



A bit noisy, the ink cartridges are expensive

Jul, 2013

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Canon Pixma MG2250


So far, the quality of prints.

Quite a lot of clatter.

Mar, 2013

Product Specifications


Energy Star certified: Yes


Copy speed (US Letter, color, normal):30
Maximum number of copies:20
Time to first copy (color, normal):30


Color of product:Black


Built-in display:Y
Character display:7
Display:LCD / LED / No
Display Diagonal:7
Display number of characters:7
Touch screen: Yes

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100 - 240
Input frequency:50/60
Input Voltage:100 - 240
Power consumption (off):0.3
Power consumption (standby):0.6
Power consumption (typical):11

Input Capacity

Number of standard paper trays:1
Paper input type:Cassette / Paper tray
Standard input capacity:100


Ethernet LAN:N
Ethernet LAN connection: No
Wi-Fi: No

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, Print, Scan
Color all-in-one functions:Copy, Print, Scan
Compatible operating systems:Windows 7 (32/64bit)\nWindows Vista SP1, SP2 (32/64bit)\nWindows XP SP3 (32bit)\nMac OS X 10.5.8 - 10.8
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Dimensions (WxDxH):17.7 x 12 x 5.98
Wireless technologies:Wired

Paper Handling

Borderless printing media sizes:A4, Letter / 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:A4 / Letter (216 x 297 mm) / Legal (216 x 356 mm)
Maximum print size:A4 / Letter (216 x 297 mm) / Legal (216 x 356 mm)
Non-ISO print media sizes:Legal, Letter
Photo paper sizes:10x15 / 10x15,13x18,20x25 / 3.94x5.91
Standard tray media types:Envelopes, Glossy paper, High resolution paper, Matte paper, Photo paper, Plain paper / Envelopes, Glossy paper, High resolution paper, Photo paper, Recycled paper, Transparencies / Envelopes, Glossy paper, Matte paper, Photo paper, Plain paper
Standard tray media weight:64 - 105


All-In-One-multitasking: Yes
Copying:Colour copying
Digital sender:N
Duplex functions:No / Print
Economical printing: Yes
Number of print cartridges:2
Print technology:Inkjet
Printing:Colour printing
Printing colors:Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow
Scanning:Colour scanning

Ports & interfaces

Direct printing:No / Yes
Standard interfaces:USB 2.0
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100 - 240
Power consumption (average operating):11
Power consumption (off):0.3
Power consumption (standby):0.6


Maximum Resolution:4800 x 1200
Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):8.4
Print speed (color, normal quality, A4/US Letter):4.8
Time to first page (color, normal):44


Document formats supported:PDF
Image formats supported:JPG, PNG, TIF
Input color depth:48
Input colour depth:48
Maximum scan area:A0.157 / Letter (216 x 297) / A4 / Letter (216 x 297)
Optical scanning resolution:1200 x 2400 / 600 x 1200
Output color depth:24
Output colour depth:24
Scan drivers:TWAIN, WIA
Scan speed (black):14
Scan technology:CIS
Scan to:E-mail / E-mail, Image, OCR
Scan type:Flatbed
Scanner Type:Flatbed


Bundled software:My Image Garden
Drivers included: Yes
Mac operating systems supported:Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion / Yes
Windows operating systems supported:Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Business x64, Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Home Basic x64, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Home Premium x64, Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows Vista Ultimate x64, Windows XP Home, Windows XP Home x64, Windows XP Professional, Windows XP Professional x64 / Yes

Sound Emission

Noise level (idle):43.5
Print noise level:43.5
Printing noise level:43.5


Card reader integrated: No

System Requirements

Mac compatibility: Yes
Minimum processor:1GHz
Minimum RAM:1024
Minimum system requirements:IE 6+\nCD-ROM\nVGA 800x600

Weight & Dimensions

Weight:11.7 / 187