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Background and Identification ¶ 

The Canon Pixma MP480 is an All-In-One Photo Printer. Released in 2008, it prints, scans, and copies. It prints as fast as 20 ppm (prints per minute) and copies as fast as 20 cpm (copies per minute). The maximum resolution of the printer is 4800 x 1200 dpi and the scanner is 4800 x 1200 dpi.

The Canon Pixma MP480 can print 4" x 6" borderless photos as fast as 45 seconds. The printer supports multiple media cards, which allows printing without a computer. The 1.8" LCD display allows previewing and enhancing the image prior to printing.

The printer can be identified by the "Canon" emblem on the front of the printer and writing "MP480" above the LCD display.

Troubleshooting ¶ 

Diagnose any issues you may be having with your Canon Pixma MP480 using our Canon Pixma MP480 Troubleshooting Guide.

Specifications ¶ 

Print ¶ 

Print Features: Auto Sheet Feeder, Auto Photo Fix, Borderless Printing, 4 Photo Index Sheet, Template Print

Print Speed:

  • Black: Up to 20 ppm
  • Color: Up to 16 ppm
  • 4" x 6" Borderless Photo: Approx. 45 seconds

Number of Nozzles:

  • Black: 320
  • Color: 1,152
  • Total: 1,472

Picoliter Size (Color): 2 and 5

Print Resolution:

  • Black: Up to 600 x 600 dpi
  • Color: Up to 4800 x 1200 dpi

Paper Sizes: 4" x 6," 5" x 7," 8" x 10," Letter, Legal, U.S. #10 Envelopes

Paper Tray Capacity (Regular Paper): Auto Sheet Feeder: 100 Pages

Copy ¶ 

Copy Features: AE Copy, Borderless, Fit-to-Page, Frame Erase Copy, Multiple Copy (1-99 pages)

Copy Speed:

  • Black: Up to 20 cpm
  • Color: Up to 16 cpm

Scan ¶ 

Scan Features: Auto Scan Mode, Gutter Shadow Correction, Push Scan, Scan to Memory

Scanning Element: Contact Image Sensor (CIS)

Scanning Resolution: 2400 x 4800 dpi (Optical), 19,200 x 19,200 dpi (Interpolated)

Maximum Document Size: 8.5" x 11.7"

General ¶ 

General Features: 1.8" LCD, Dual Color Gamut Processing Technology, PictBridge, Quick Start, Self Opening Tray

Standard Interface: Bluetooth® v2.07 (Optional), Card Slots (See Memory Card Support), PictBridge (Cable not included), USB 2.0 Hi-Speed

Memory Card Support: SDTM Memory Card, SDHCTM, MultiMediaCard,® miniSDTM Card, RS-MMC,TM microSDTM Card, CompactFlash® Card, Microdrive,® Memory Stick,® Memory Stick PRO,TM Memory Stick Duo,TM Memory Stick PRO Duo,TM Memory Stick Micro, xD-Picture Card, xD-Picture CardTM Type H, xD-Picture Card Type M

Size: Dimensions: 17.5"(L) x 13.1"(W) x 6.1"(H), Weight: 12.5 lbs.

Software (Windows/Mac): Included in box: CD-ROM including Printer Driver, Setup Software and User’s

Guide, Easy-PhotoPrint EX,MP Navigator EX, Solution Menu

OS Compatibility: Windows Vista,® Windows XP/2000 and Mac OS® X v10.3.9 to v10.5.x

Warranty: Toll-free technical phone support plus 1-year limited warranty with InstantExchange program.

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