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CANON PIXMA MP970

alaTest has collected and analyzed 210 reviews of CANON PIXMA MP970. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People really like the multifunction and print quality. The price and performance are also appreciated. There are some mixed views about the size, and many are negative about the durability.

usability, performance, price, print quality, multifunction

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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 MP970 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for CANON PIXMA MP970

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 34 user reviews of CANON PIXMA MP970 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the noise and multifunction. The price and performance are also appreciated, whereas the reliability and durability get mixed opinions. Some have doubts about the control panel.

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97% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Dec, 2019

Editor's Choice

Expert review by : M. David Stone (pcmag.com)

Canon Pixma MP970 Photo All-In-One

 

The Canon Pixma MP970 Photo All-In-One (AIO) is a high-end digital photo lab (and AIO) at a surprisingly low price.

High-quality photos. Scans and prints from 35mm film. Network connection. Dual paper feed. Duplexes.

No automatic document feeder. No fax support. Clumsy network installation.

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Dec, 2007

Expert review by : Felisa Yang (cnet.com)

Canon Pixma MP970 review: Canon Pixma MP970

 

Canon Pixma MP970

Network-ready; auto duplexer; large LCD; control panel is easy to use and menus are well-thought-out; memory card slots and PictBridge port.

Task speeds are slower than the last generation's; print/scan quality is not up to Canon's usual standards and needs improvement across the board; USB port doesn't support hard drives or flash drives.

The Canon Pixma MP970 isn't up to the company's usually high standards. You're better off spending more for last year's version.

Oct, 2007

Expert review by : Good Gear Guide.au (goodgearguide.com.au)

Expert Review

 

Despite some slight flaws, the Canon PIXMA MP970 is the perfect multifunction device for photo enthusiasts and home users.

Great print quality, 35mm negative scanning, Ethernet port

Scanning resolution, no automatic document feeder

Jan, 2009

Expert review by : James Hutchinson (goodgearguide.com.au)

Canon Pixma MP970

 

The MP970 is Canon's latest top-end inkjet multifunction. It has a higher price point than its competitors, but has a number of well-designed function...

Great print quality, 35mm negative scanning, Ethernet port

Scanning resolution, no automatic document feeder

Despite some slight flaws, the Canon PIXMA MP970 is the perfect multifunction device for photo enthusiasts and home users.

Apr, 2008

Recommended!

Expert review by : Simon Williams (trustedreviews.com)

Canon PIXMA MP970 All-in-One

 

Canon's top multifunction inkjet pretty much covers all bases. Just don't ask about the duplexing.

So, the extra £85 you pay for the PIXMA MP970 over the PIXMA MP610 brings you a finer minimum drop size, a built-in transparency scanner, a bigger LCD screen, six-colour print and network connectivity. The machine is at the top of Canon's range and has...

Feb, 2008

Expert review by : TechRadar (techradar.com)

Canon PIXMA MP970 review

 

A top of the range printer from Canon, but is it worth its high asking price?

Scanner ; Direct print functions

Expensive ; Average photos

The MP970 is very expensive to buy for an A4 printer and its extra colour space is only slightly noticeable in most prints. This makes it only really worth the money if you need the scanner and other direct print facilities.

Feb, 2008

Expert review by : Cliff Joseph (techadvisor.co.uk)

Canon Pixma MP970 review

 

The Canon Pixma MP970 is the flagship model in Canon's range of Pixma printers, coming in at almost £250. However, its speed, quality and versatility make it a good choice for home users or small businesses that need to do a lot of photo printing and...

So while the Canon Pixma MP970 is more expensive than most of its rivals, its sheer performance, quality and range of features make it a good choice for more demanding home and small business users.

May, 2008

Expert review by : Felisa Yang (cnet.com.au)

Canon Pixma MP970

 

The Canon Pixma MP970 isn't up to the company's usually high standards. You're better off spending more for last year's MP960.

Network-ready ; Auto duplexer ; Large LCD ; Control panel is easy to use and menus are well-thought-out ; Memory card slots and PictBridge port

Task speeds are slower than the last generation's ; Print/scan quality is not up to Canon's usual standards and needs improvement across the board ; USB port doesn't support hard drives or flash drives

Canon offers a standard one-year warranty for the Pixma MP970. E-mail support is available 24-7 via a Web-based form. Canon's standard online support options include downloadable drivers and software, manuals, and FAQs.

Oct, 2007

Expert review by : Felisa Yang (cnet.com.au)

Canon Pixma MP970 review: Canon Pixma MP970

 

Canon Pixma MP970

Network-ready; auto duplexer; large LCD; control panel is easy to use and menus are well-thought-out; memory card slots and PictBridge port.

Task speeds are slower than the last generation's; print/scan quality is not up to Canon's usual standards and needs improvement across the board; USB port doesn't support hard drives or flash drives.

The Canon Pixma MP970 isn't up to the company's usually high standards. You're better off spending more for last year's version.

Oct, 2007

TIPA Award!

Expert review by : TIPA (tipa.com)

Best Multifunction Photo Printer: Canon PIXMA MP970

 

Photos and more besides! The flagship model of Canon's multifunction inkjet printer range combines high grade photo printing capabilities with advanced scanning and copying features. The multifunction device uses 7 inks in separate cartridges for...

Apr, 2008

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