The Canon Pixma MG5420 Wireless Photo All-In-One Printer is a best home-oriented inkjet multi-function printer. It also can be serving for light-duty use in home offices. It can print unusually high quality text and offers better photo quality and combined with the ability to print on optical discs. However, this printer lacks some important office-centric features such as the fax capability and automatic document feeder (ADF). That is to say, its letter-size flatbed has sets the limit for the maximum paper size when scanning. And it also lacks supporting wired network but only offering Wi-Fi for network connection. With Basic MFP features, MG5420 is limited to printing, scanning and copying. Except that, there is many additional features, which includes scanning directly to or just printing from a memory card, or even printing directly from memory cards to printable optical discs. And before printing, you can preview images on the memory card with the 3.0-inch color display.
With the 125-sheet input capacity, paper handling becomes relatively meager, even it is only suitable for light-duty use in a home office. In additional, there is a second tray which is only for photos. It can holds up to 20 sheets of 4 by 6 photo paper to give you a way to print photos without swapping out the paper in main tray. Besides that, there is a built-in duplexer whom designed for two-sided printing and copying. It is a strictly manual task to place and turn over pages on the flatbed with no ADF. Its speed is only 2.5 pages per minute (ppm), but this won’t be sluggish enough to count a serious problem. And it is a bit faster than the MG4220 which is just 2.1 ppm. However, its photo speed is faster, the 1 minute 4 second can print 4 by 6 averagely. It is a few seconds faster in printing per photo than WF-3520, and almost a minute faster than MFC-J825DW.
Even the speed of Canon MG5420 is slow, its output quality is easily above par overall. It has the typical graphics quality and notably better text and photo quality. The edges on text characters is not as crisp as that getting from a laser, but the text is really much more readable at small font sizes than the text from most inkjets. It is just good enough for any business use which is short of desktop publishing. Moreover, its graphics quality is also good enough for internal business use. It is really suitable for output going to an important customer or client. There is one minor issue for the MG5420; it is hard to find the command for printing discs if with no onscreen manual. Except all above, the MG5420 has the feature of mobile printing which includes supporting for AirPrint and printing via cloud. However, if you want to use mobile printing, you have to connect the printer to network through Wi-Fi.
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