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Canon PIXMA iP2840



  • Convenient and easy to replace
  • High resolution photo printing
  • Optional high yield inks
  • One-stop creative software
  • Smart web printing
  • Turns on when you start printing
  • Near silent printing at home

Specifications in detail


  • Print Resolution

    Up to 4800¹ x 600 dpi

  • Print Technology

    2 FINE Cartridges (BK, CL)

    Inkjet system with 2pl (min.) ink droplet size

  • Mono Print Speed

    Approx. 8.0 ipm¹

  • Colour Print Speed

    Approx. 4.0 ipm¹

  • Borderless Printing

    Not available

  • Two Sided Printing

    Manual operation


  • Standard Ink Cartridges

    PG-445 (Pigment Black)

    CL-446 (Colour)

  • Optional XL Ink Cartridges

    PG-445XL (Pigment Black XL)

    CL-446XL (Colour XL)


  • BK (Pigment Black)

    Standard: 180 document pages

    Optional XL: 400 document pages

  • CL (Colour - CMY)

    Standard: 180 document pages

    Optional XL: 300 document pages

  • Testing standards

    ISO/IEC 24711 for A4 colour document pages

    Values obtained by continuous printing


  • Paper Types

    Plain Paper

    Envelopes (DL, COM10)

    Canon Plus Glossy II (PP-201)

    Canon Glossy Everyday Use (GP-501)

  • Maximum Paper Input

    Max. 60 sheets of plain paper

    Max. 10 sheets of photo paper

  • Paper Sizes

    Plain paper: A4, A5, B5, LTR, LGL

    Photo paper: 13x18cm, 10x15cm

  • Paper Weight

    Plain paper: 64 - 105 g/m²

    Canon photo paper up to 275 g/m² (PP-201)



  • Wired Connections

    Hi-Speed USB

  • Wireless Connections

    Not available


  • Supported Operating Systems

    Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 / Vista SP1 & SP2 / XP SP3 32-bit

    Mac OS X v10.6.8 or later

  • Supported Mobile Systems

    Windows RT

  • Minimum System Requirements

    Windows: Internet Explorer 8, internet connection or CD-ROM

    Mac: Safari 5 and internet connection

    Display: 1024 x 768 XGA

  • Software Included

    Printer driver

    My Image Garden

    Quick Menu

    Easy-WebPrint EX (plug-in for IE8 or higher)


  • Dimensions (W x D x H)

    426 x 235 x 134mm

  • Weight

    Approx. 2.3 kg

  • Power Source

    AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz

  • Power Consumption

    Off: Approx. 0.5 W

    Standby (connected to PC via USB): Approx. 0.8 W

    Standby (all ports connected): Approx. 0.8 W

    Time to enter Standby mode: 2 minutes

    Printing: Approx. 8 W¹

Operating Humidity

  • Recommended Operating Environment

    Temperature: 15-30°C

    Humidity: 10-80%RH (no dew condensation)

All specifications subject to change without notice.

Print speed may vary depending on system configuration, interface, software, document complexity, print mode, page coverage, type of paper used etc.

Ink yield may vary depending on texts/photos printed, applications software used, print mode and type of paper used. For more information see www.canon-europe.com/ink/yield

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  1. ¹ When printing ISO/JIS-SCID N2 pattern on A4 size plain paper using default settings.

  2. ¹ When printing ISO/JIS-SCID N2 pattern on 10x15cm Photo Paper Plus Glossy II using default settings.

  3. ¹ Ink droplets can be placed with a minimum pitch of 1/4800 inch

  4. ¹ A4 document print speed on plain paper is measured based on average of ESAT in Office Category Test of ISO/IEC 24734 standard.

  5. ¹ A4 document print speed on plain paper is measured based on average of ESAT in Office Category Test of ISO/IEC 24734 standard.