At home me and my husband were using Dell A920 all in one printer . The printer was quite old and so we wanted to replace it with new one. We took advice from a friend of my husband . He is an expert in computers and he is also a freelance computer advisor. People took advice from him with regards to computer and its accessories .He setups the home network and etc.
He recommended us Canon printers. We wanted wireless Printer. So after his advice we bought Canon MX870.
The Canon MX870 is really a wonderful printer. The printer is all in one just like our previous Dell one. But it is more advance with touch buttons. Canon MX870 Multifunction Printer means it can Print, Scan, Copy, and Fax. The best part is Wi-Fi & Ethernet connectivity. Because of Wi-.FI in MX870 it is connect with all the computers and laptop wirelessly. The printer is connected with our home network and through which it is connected with all the computers without any wires.
There is another important feature of USB Drive socket. We can connect USB Flash drive to the printer directly and can print documents or photos without using the computer. There is no need to turn on the computer as the printer can work as an independent machine. We can print, copy or fax directly without involving computers. But yes, if we want we can use computer to do these jobs as well.
Print quality: the quality is excellent .The photo quality is also up to standard.
Fax: Faxing is fast and we can not find any faults in it.
ISO: ESAT print speed of 9.4/6.1 ipm Mono/Colour
5 Single Inks and each replaceable individually
windows support: In my home the Canon MX870 is connected to windows XP and windows 7. And we have not experienced any problem up till now.
I read in description that we can print using iphones but I have not done it myself so can not comment on that.
I ordered the Canon MX870 from Amazon UK and it was delivered quickly. The Amazon had the detailed technical specifications of the Printer as well. Its been 5 months now and I am very happy with the recommendation. The Canon MX870 is thousand time better printer than Dell 920. The Canon MX870 is fast inkjet printer. The ink cartridges are not expensive either. There are separate cartridges for each colour. I am glad the size of printer is not huge or bulky. It is over all good quality printer and worth paying for £160.