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Canon PIXMA MP600

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Thursday 24th, August 2006

Canon’s stylish new Canon PIXMA MP600 Photo All-In-One (AIO) printer gives consumers high quality photos, fast scanning and copying in a package that is easy-to-use and looks attractive in a home environment. With the new Easy-Scroll Wheel interface found on these two models, consumers can control device functions quickly and simply. In addition, the bright, high-definition TFT LCD screens allow consumers to view and edit photos directly from the all-in-one. “The Canon PIXMA MP600' stylish design and innovative interface makes this new multi-function device an attractive addition to any home, that any member of the family can easily use,” said Yukiaki Hashimoto.

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Canon PIXMA MP810

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Thursday 24th, August 2006

The Canon PIXMA MP810 All-In-One printer gives consumers high quality photos, fast scanning and copying in a package that is easy-to-use. With the new Easy-Scroll Wheel interface found on the Canon MP810, consumers can control device functions quickly and simply. In addition, the bright, high-definition TFT LCD screens allow consumers to view and edit photos directly from the all-in-one. “The Canon PIXMA MP810's stylish design and innovative interface makes these new multi-function devices an attractive addition to any home, that any member of the family can easily use,” said Yukiaki Hashimoto, senior vice president and general manager of the consumer imaging group at Canon USA, Inc.

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Canon SELPHY CP720

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Thursday 24th, August 2006

Canon focuses in on ease-of-use, style and image quality with its Canon SELPHY CP720 inkjet photo printer. Offering a range of solutions that meet virtually every picture-taker’s needs, Canon’s SELPHY CP720 lets people print wedding photos while at the wedding or prom night fun at the prom. The Canon CP720 photo printer will be available this fall for estimated selling prices of $99.99. “Whether people capture photos from a digital camera, camcorder, cell phone, or even a PDA, Canon’s new compact photo printers make it easy to quickly print beautiful photographs from nearly anywhere.” said Yukiaki Hashimoto, senior vice president and general manager of the consumer imaging group at Canon USA, Inc.

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Canon SELPHY CP730

Posted by: Mark Peters Thursday 24th, August 2006

Canon focuses in on ease-of-use, style and image quality with its Canon SELPHY CP730 inkjet photo printer. Offering a range of solutions that meet virtually every picture-taker’s needs, Canon’s SELPHY CP730 lets people print wedding photos while at the wedding or prom night fun at the prom. The Canon CP730 photo printer will be available this fall for estimated selling prices of $149.99. “Whether people capture photos from a digital camera, camcorder, cell phone, or even a PDA, Canon’s new compact photo printers make it easy to quickly print beautiful photographs from nearly anywhere.” said Yukiaki Hashimoto, senior vice president and general manager of the consumer imaging group at Canon USA.

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Canon SELPHY ES1

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Thursday 24th, August 2006

Canon defines a new standard for compact photo printing with the launch of the Canon SELPHY ES1. Based around the concept of stress-free printing, the new flagship of the SELPHY range supports new all-in-one ink and media cassettes, 50-sheet capacity and one-touch operation for unparalleled ease of use. The stylish vertical design incorporates a carry handle and retractable USB cable for further convenience, while Canon's DIGIC II image processor and a newly developed print head controller contribute to the highest print quality ever achieved by a Canon SELPHY compact photo printer. A broad range of options and enhancement tools are selectable from the printer's tilt-up 2.5" colour LCD.

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Kodak EasyShare G600

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Tuesday 8th, August 2006

Building on its highly successful line of EasyShare printers, Eastman Kodak Company today announced the Kodak EasyShare G600 Printer Dock. The clever new design with a built-in handle, smart paper tray storage, and battery make portability easy, allowing for convenient, on-the-go printing and sharing. “The convenience, print speed, ease-of-use and phenomenal picture quality from the line of EasyShare printer docks have resulted in overwhelming demand from picture-takers worldwide,” said Lisa Vandemark, Worldwide Marketing Director, Home Printing Business at Kodak. The Kodak EasyShare G600 printer dock will have an estimate price of US $149.95; available beginning in August 2006.

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Brother color inkjet All-in-Ones

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Monday 17th, July 2006

Brother International continues with its' reputation for providing market challenging, feature rich multi-function products by introducing a new line of low-profile color inkjet Multi-function Center (MFC) products - the MFC-240c ($99.99), MFC-440cn ($149.99), and MFC-665cw ($199.99). Each model keenly addresses the most dominant and evolving consumer requirements for more value added products. These three Brother products replace the current popular low-profile, flatbed MFC-210c, MFC-420cn and MFC-640cw models respectively. The new models will be available through all Brother sales channels beginning with the MFC-240c in late July, the MFC-440cn in mid September and the MFC-665cw in late-September.

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Epson EPL-N2550 laser printer

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Tuesday 6th, June 2006

The Epson EPL-2550 is a compact A3 workgroup printer. It offers fast printing speeds of up to 30ppm and features Quick Fusing Technology to produce a first page out of just 8.2 seconds from ready mode and a first page out of 12 seconds from sleep mode. This means that you spend less time waiting for your prints and more time on your business. A large paper capacity and high-yield toner cartridges make this efficient laser printer ideal for corporate customers seeking a reliable, easy to use and cost effective printing solution. For convenience, the Epson EPL-N2550 printer driver is set to use A4 size as standard and the A3 paper trays are simply extended when you need them.

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The market for printers faces a lot of competition. For those consumers who love to printer there are several print solutions available. The home and small office printers are popular but expensive in printing bulks of prints. Online print services and print kiosks in and outside retail channels offer also a perfect solution to get a print instantly or days later by mail. The print prices for online printing are very low and the ease-of-use of the - free - editing, photo book, and print software makes is very accessible for the average consumer. The Photokina show in Germany will showcase the latest developments in printers and print services. We will not forget about the large format printers, but also report on the compact home printers for 4-6” prints. Today’s amateur photographer with a cell phone, compact camera or DSLR / system camera, will not automatically print, but he will store the picture and share it via other channels with friends and family. Will the Photokina 2010 show learn us about new print solutions?

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