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The Canon PIXMA MP170 is a multifunction photo inkjet printer from Canon's Photo All-in-One Inkjet series.

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ink cartridge replacements hold a lot of ink, last a long time

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print quality is high enough for professional documents

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most prints come out quickly

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solid build quality, feels durable and can take a few bumps

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copies are high quality, very clear and detailed

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makes a fair amount of noise when handling paper

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takes up a fair amount of space on the desk

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The Canon PIXMA MP170 is a multifunction photo inkjet printer from Canon's Photo All-in-One Inkjet series.  The printer offers print, copy, and scan functionality, making it suitable for basic home use.  It features print speeds of 22ppm black, 17ppm color, and can print a 4" x 6" borderless photo in 55 seconds.  The PIXMA MP170 prints with a color resolution of 4800 x 1200 dpi and produces 1200 dpi scans with 48-bit color depth.  It includes a direct print port for printing photos straight from a memory card and also offers PictBridge connectivity.  The printer is a step up from the MP150 since it also offers automatic copying adjustments of exposure and magnification.  The MP170 is Energy Star qualified and comes with a 1 year limited warranty.

  • Functions: Print, Copy, Scan
  • Direct Print Card Slot
  • Easy PhotoPrint software included
  • PictBridge Ready
  • Auto Exposure & Auto Magnification Copy Adjustment
  • Chromalife 100 System
  • Prints 4" x 6" borderless photo in 55 seconds
  • Print Speed: 22 ppm Black / 17 ppm Color 
  • Print Resolution: 600 x 600 dpi Black, 4800 x 1200 dpi Color
  • Scanner resolution: 1200 x 2400 dpi
  • Supported Memory Card Types: CompactFlash, Micro Drive, SmartMedia, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Pro, SD Card, and MultiMediaCard
  • Connectivity: 1 x USB 2.0
  • Dimensions: 17.5" x 15" x 7.2"
  • Energy Star qualified
  • 1 year limited warranty
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07/16/2013 02:32

My MP 170 will not print because it tells me the waste overflow is full. It must be taken in somewhere to get it emptied. Is it worth the $$ to have it emptied or sould I just buy a new one ?

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