Canon PIXMA Pro-100 Wireless Color Inkjet Printer Review

Editor rating

4.4/5 on 02/04/2016

User's rating

688 reviews

PROS

  • High quality color and monochrome prints.
  • Fast speed.
  • Built-in wi-fi and ethernet
  • Size up to 13" x 19".

CONS

  • Hefty in size.
  • Somewhat slow.

VERDICT

The Canon PIXMA Pro-100 is a mid-range professional looking photo printer which prints excellent quality monochrome and color prints up the size of 13" x 19".

The Canon PIXMA Pro-100  is one of the best photo printers in the market in terms of quality. If the prime concern for buying a printer for you is printing photos, then this canon printer could be your choice.

Apart from the best quality prints it provides, there are many features which make the Canon PIXMA Pro-100 outstanding. This hefty printer which weights about 43.2 pounds, let’s you print high-quality prints at high resolution up to 4800 x 2400 dpi.

The printer contains two paper trays, one for the fine art and glossy photo papers, and second for the thick media. Other features include wireless printing, media up to 13″ x 19″, versatile paper handling, Built-in Wi-Fi and more!

Canon PIXMA Pro-100

Key Features of the Canon PIXMA Pro-100

1. Design and Layout:

The weight of the Canon PIXMA Pro-100 is about 43.2 pounds and dimensions measures 15.2 x 27.2 x 8.5 inches making the printer a hefty one. It comes in the combo of beautiful black and gray. The paper tray is placed in the bottom at from. Overall this printer looks beautiful if the heavy size can be ignored.

2. Printing Speed and Quality:

The printing speed might be a little slower of this printer but its fine for the basic needs. It won’t affect anyone until the printing requirements are very high.

Printing 8 x 10 Image on A4 with border takes up to 3 minutes 35 seconds. Similarly, the 11 x 14 image on A3+ with border takes Approx. 5 minutes 20 seconds.

Printing speed offered by the printer is up to 4800 x 2400 dpi for color as well as black and white prints. You can media up to 3″ x 19″ with this printer.

3. Paper Handling:

The Canon PIXMA Pro-100 offers versatile paper handling. It comes with two-way paper tray one for the most supported media types and the second tray for easy loading of thicker papers.

4. Connectivity:

This canon PIXMA Pro comes with built-in wi-fi and ethernet connectivity. Also, it is AirPrint enables allowing you to print directly from the web, email, and documents on your phone without installing drivers.

Another connection method is via USB. The PIXMA Pro comes with HI-Speed USB allowing you to plug the cable directly into your computer for the superfast connection of data transfer.

5. Support and Warranty:

The Canon PIXMA Pro-100 comes with 1-year limited warranty and toll-free technical phone support for the one year, which is ideal for any printer.

Other Features:

Computer-Free Printing: The Canon PIXMA Pro-100 comes with PictBridge connection. Meaning, you can print directly from your digital camera and other compatible devices without having to use the computer.

Borderless Printing: With this printer, you can print beautiful borderless photos.

Print size up to 13″ x 19″: The  Canon PIXMA Pro-100 lets you print max media up to 13″ x 19″ which is pretty good.

Built-in CD and DVD print: You can easily print on your printable CD and DVD with this printer.

AirPrint: The Canon PIXMA Pro-100 is Airprint enabled. It means you can print photos, web pages, emails and other online documents directly from your device without having to install any drivers.

Built-in Ethernet Connectivity: Another great feature of this amazing printer is the ability to be used by multiple users simultaneously on a single network since it comes with built-in ethernet connectivity.

Customer Scores and Reviews

The Canon PIXMA Pro-100 has got good reviews from its users. They are so happy with the product that they have rewarded it with 4.3 out of 5 stars over 536 customers. The percentage of 5 stars is 64% while 18% users have given Canon PIXMA Pro-100 4 stars.

This rating scenario shows the trust level of the product. The most important characteristic they highlighted in this printer is the quality and size of the prints. This printer uses 8 Dye based inks for amazing gradients and color Out of these, 3 are dedicated to grayscale inks for beautiful black & white prints.

Besides that, this canon printer uses optimum image generating system for producing the beautiful color in the image. Moreover, the canon PIXMA Pro-100 offers up 4800 x 2400 dpi and media size up to 13″ x 19″.

All these quality as a whole makes this canon printer one of the best inkjet printers in 2016. The same is the reason for being this printer into out top 10 best printers list.

Cons

If we talk about the drawbacks of this printer, we didn’t saw anything much but a few.

Hefty in size:

The printer weighs about 43.2 pounds which are a bit high for the medium sized desk. If you enough sufficient desk space, and you don’t have to move the printer very often, you can overlook this drawback.

Little bit slow:

As per the users complain, this printer works slow sometimes. But most of the users chose to overlook this fact over the quality it provides expect those who have extremely fast printing requirements. For the basic needs of a small and home office, this printer makes a good deal.

No Touchscreen:

Another drawback which we would like to see improved is the Touchscreen. The Canon PIXMA Pro-100 lacks the touch screen. Although, this feature doesn’t affect the quality much but most of the printers today have got a touchscreen for the intuitive navigation of options, for instance, Brother MFC-J870DW Wireless Color Inkjet Printer and HP LaserJet Pro M252d.

Final Words

The Canon PIXMA Pro-100 is a great choice for those, who want professional looking prints at the minimum cost. This printer lets you print media up to 13″ x 19″, which is surely a great feature.

You can print computer-free prints wirelessly over your w-fi network. This printer offers two paper trays, CD and USB prints, borderless printing and there are many other features which make this printer a considerable one.

Although, there are some flaws in the printer which we would like to see improved but these are the drawbacks which can be easily overlooked. On the quality and ease of use, we give this printer 4.4 out of 5 stars.

 

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