Canon Pixma MP280

  • Canon Pixma MP280
60
Based on 10 scores, 11 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    0
  • Good:
    1
  • Average:
    2
  • Bad:
    7

Pros:

  • Only $70. Good photo printing speed for its price. Solid output quality, especially for text and graphics. HD Photo Print
  • Low purchase price, Exceptional text and image output.
  • Low purchase price, Exceptional text and image output.

Cons:

  • Connectivity limited to USB. Can?t print from memory cards, PictBridge-enabled cameras, or USB thumb drives. Rudimentary display.
  • Black ink is expensive, Control panel can be hard to understand

Expert reviews and ratings

By DigitalVersus on 60

Just about a three star rating for this backup model whose main attraction is its purchase price. It will serve to take up the slack from time to time but for better quality (and a slightly higher price), go for the...

By PrinterComparison on 60

For about $70, the Canon PIXMA MP280 inkjet offers three energy efficient, functional devices in one; meaning this machine has proven to be dependable during the testing of all different kinds of print jobs. It never once misfed, misaligned, or...

By GadgetSpeak on 80

This is an inkjet unit that is unlikely to be any smaller if it was only a printer. Yes, the scanner is only a flatbed, but I doubt anyone would use an inkjet to scan dozens of pages as the cost per page would make it...

By PC Mag on 60

For $70, you get in the Canon Pixma MP280 Photo All-in-One Printer a basic MFP that will produce decent output at a good speed for its price. Buy it...

By itreviews.com on

The Canon PIXMA MP280 retains much of the appearance and many of the features of its predecessor, yet while it has increased print speeds overall, it has abandoned any PictBridge capability and shown a disappointing decline in photo quality....

By Trusted Reviews on 70

If a manufacturer makes two products, one designated as a ‘495’ and the other as a ‘280’, how much better would you think the 495 would be? We're used to considering model numbers on cars where a 400 series would probably be...

By Macworld on 50

The Pixma MP280 has a price to please students or other monetarily-challenged shoppers, and it produces output worth showing around. Just don't expect much from the features, or the ink pricing. See more like this: printer color, printer consumer,...

By PC Advisor on 50

The Canon Pixma MP280 has a price to please students or other monetarily challenged shoppers - and it produces output worth showing around. Just don't expect much from the features, or the ink pricing. Jon L Jacobi and Melissa Riofrio, pcworld.com...

By Good Gear Guide on 50

The no-frills Canon Pixma MP280 multifunction printer may fall short on features, but its speed and print quality are as good as you'll find on pricier models....

By PCWorld on 50

The no-frills MP280 multifunction printer may fall short on features, but its speed and print quality are as good as you’ll find on pricier models. Shop for the Pixma MP280 MerchantPriceMerchant Rating $69.99 Learn More » 5 Reviews » ...

By Computer Shopper on 70

The MP280 delivers quality photo and document printing at a very low price, but it lacks some features that small offices may consider essential....