Canon SELPHY CP520 Series Review

Canon SELPHY CP520 is really a compact photo printer available when bundled with Canon PowerShot A460 (tested elsewhere on the website (begin to see the link, below), it’s stylish and small but simply just how could it be?

Canons SELPHY CP520 is really a stylish-searching block of white-colored plastic that sports a beautiful blue pulsating glow on top when printing. This little box of photo printing electronics rapidly and simply prints photos either when linked to your personal computer or directly using a compatible PictBridge camera.
Canon SELPHY CP520 Series Review
It's when linked to a video camera the Canon SELPHY CP520 reveals it’s simple to use ethos. The dye sublimation prints could be selected in-camera and printed instantly while using the Digital Print Order Format instructions in compatible cameras. The consumer selects the pictures to print around the camera’s screen, for instance, either printing a collection or single images, while using camera to manage the appropriate options. Or, when linked to your personal computer, you are able to print within the “normal” way through the printer driver which comes around the provided software CD using the printer.

A dye cartridge slots in to the side from the printer (within flap) as the paper holder slots in to the front from the printer where paper is given, one sheet at any given time into and thru the printer.

Paper travels through and again for each one of the yellow, green, cyan and sealing overcoat having a single go through the printer, the back after which back right through to the leading again for every colour. The ultimate finished borderless prints finish up delivered on the top from the paper feed holder. Just one print with perforated ends that must definitely be torn off once completed, takes 1 minute.

Canon SELPHY CP520 an imaginative retracting USB cable is housed inside the printer body that aids connection of compatible Canon digital camera models, while USB ports for PictBridge and PC connection are located on the opposite side towards the dye cartridge port.

For top printing quality, paper resolution is 300x300dpi and since prints are created having a virtually continuous tone having a sealing layer, they appear fantastic and they’re smudge free. The superb prints have slightly muted colours and they’re slightly soft. Shadow areas in images appear oddly flat too although not distractingly so and presumably because unlike, say inkjet printers which use a back ink, blacks are created from only the yellow, green and cyan dyes.

Canon SELPHY CP520 Specifications:

General Features
  • Device: printer
  • Type of printing: color
  • At work printing: freeze
  • Placement: portable
  • Sphere of application: personal

  • The maximum size: A6
  • Printing photos: Yes
  • Number of colors: 3
  • Borderless printing: Yes
  • The maximum resolution for b/w printing: 300x300 dpi
  • The maximum resolution for color printing: 300x300 dpi
  • While printing 10x15 cm (color): 58 with
  • Expendables
  • Printing on: cards, labels, photo paper

  • Interfaces: USB 2.0
  • Direct printing: Yes
  • Fonts And Control Languages
  • PostScript support: no

Additional Information
  • OS Support: MS-Windows, Mac OS
  • Operating on battery power: Yes
  • Power consumption (in operation): 60 W
  • Power consumption (standby): 4 W
  • Dimensions (WxHxD): 173x63x127 mm
  • Weight: 0.915 kg
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