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  1. Canon Pixma iP2000 review

    Canon Pixma iP2000 review

    5  

    Unlike the rest of the Pixma range, the entry-level iP2000 doesn't employ Canon's excellent separate colour inks. That's a shame, as there are fewer colours for photo printing and the running costs are likely to be higher

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    Kodak EasyShare Printer Dock review

    Kodak EasyShare Printer Dock review

    8  

    We reckon Kodak's got things just about right with the EasyShare Printer Dock. Strictly speaking, this is a printer dock for use with a Kodak EasyShare digital camera, but it can be used with a Mac or a PictBridge compatible camera too.

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    Epson Stylus Photo R1800 review

    Epson Stylus Photo R1800 review

    10  

    The big question for Epson watchers is, who exactly is this printeraimed at? The word from Epson HQ is that it's a replacement for the1280/1290 series. The slightly more upmarket 2100/2200 range willcontinue for now

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    Canon i9950 review

    Canon i9950 review

    10  

    When you consider that a paltry three megapixels is all you need forfull A4 printing, you have to wonder why six and even eight-megapixel cameras are so popular.

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    Lexmark X5470 review

    Lexmark X5470 review

    6  

    First impressions are often correct. As such, a quick glance through the Lexmark's C5470 impressive-looking feature list and specifications might have you scurrying for your credit card.

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    HP Photosmart C4180 review

    HP Photosmart C4180 review

    7  

    At first glance the HP Photosmart C4180 is compact for an MFD, but once you make allowances for the hefty power brick and the paper tray that extends a fair way out of the front, it's actually not that small, although it will fit neatly on a shelf.

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    Epson Stylus Photo R265 review

    Epson Stylus Photo R265 review

    7  

    Printers have risen in quality and declined so much in price in recent years that it's easy to forget that a colour Apple StyleWriter used to cost several hundred pounds. Now, for just £90, you get six-ink photo printing.

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    Epson Stylus DX6000 review

    Epson Stylus DX6000 review

    8  

    In most respects, the DX6000 is very good, and the list of features is perfectly acceptable at this price point. So while you don't get a fax or LAN, you do get PictBridge, 1200 x 2400 scanning resolution and a 2-inch LCD screen.

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    Canon Selphy CP720 review

    Canon Selphy CP720 review

    8  

    Even for a postcard photo printer, the new Selphy CP720 is so compact that it makes Canon's new inkjet - the PIXMA mini 260 - look positively chubby

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    Canon PIXMA MP460 review

    Canon PIXMA MP460 review

    8  

    From an aesthetics point of view, the Canon PIXMA MP460 is a disaster, as it looks big and boxy, while the sloping top is simply unappealing. Does its performance makes up for it?

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    Canon PIXMA Mini 260 review

    Canon PIXMA Mini 260 review

    10  

    Wrapped in its smooth and shiny white plastic shell, Canon's new PIXMA mini 260 looks very much like a postcard printer for the iPod generation.

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    Canon PIXMA mini 260 review

    Canon PIXMA mini 260 review

     

    Built to travel, the eminently portable PIXMA mini 260 folds away into its trendy, white shell complete with pull-out carrying handle. Especially neat is the way the input and output paper trays combine to cover and protect all the fragile switches.

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    Brother DCP-540CN review

    Brother DCP-540CN review

    5  

    The DCP-540CN (£132 inc. VAT) is part of the recently redesigned Brother MFD range where the four ink tanks reside behind a flap on the front of the printer. Previously you had to open the top of the printer, which could be awkward...

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    Seiko Smart Label Printer 450 review

    Seiko Smart Label Printer 450 review

    7  

    Aside from being a competent label printer, there's great value in the bundled Seiko software, and it'll be of particular interest if you run a mail order business or online store

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    Sagem Photo Easy 110 review

    Sagem Photo Easy 110 review

    7  

    This is by no means the only dedicated photo printer on the market - indeed, it's a very crowded area, bridging the gap between digital photography hobbyists and the ever-increasing reliance on home PCs.

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    Lexmark X2470 review

    Lexmark X2470 review

    4  

    Spare a thought for owners of high-end photo inkjet printers such as the Canon i9950, which uses eight different individual ink tanks. What these people save in ink costs they usually spend in petrol...

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    Xerox Phaser 8500 review

    Xerox Phaser 8500 review

    8  

    Rather than using liquid ink which is sprayed on to the paper through fine nozzles, the Xerox Phaser 8500 uses sticks of solid ink, which are melted and transferred in dots to a drum.

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    HP Photosmart 8750 Pro review

    HP Photosmart 8750 Pro review

    9  

    HP's Photosmart 8750 is a medium-format printer for semi-professionals and small businesses. It can theoretically print up to A3 , though because it uses horizontal feed trays, it still has a comparatively large footprint, even when closed.

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    Epson Stylus Photo R220 review

    Epson Stylus Photo R220 review

    8  

    When it was launched, the R220 was a real bargain. However, prices ofother models have dropped significantly, making the R220 look almost dear, considering its lack of direct printing facilities; you don't even get a PictBridge port.

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    Epson Stylus Photo R220 review

    Epson Stylus Photo R220 review

    8  

    When it was launched, the R220 was a real bargain. However, prices ofother models have dropped significantly, making the R220 look almost dear, considering its lack of direct printing facilities; you don'teven get a PictBridge port.

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    Epson Stylus Photo R1800 review

    Epson Stylus Photo R1800 review

    6  

    The Stylus Photo R1800 is in many ways a Stylus Photo R800 with a stretched carriage. It offers a similar feature set, uses the same set of eight ink cartridges - including matt and photo blacks and a 'gloss enhancer'...

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    Canon Pixma iX5000 review

    Canon Pixma iX5000 review

    8  

    Canon has chosen a very no-nonsense design for its iX5000 printer. It's square- cut and has a conventional paper throughput from rear to front, using a four-stage telescopic output tray.

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    Canon Pixma ip6600D review

    Canon Pixma ip6600D review

    10  

    The PIXMA iP6600D is a smart and professional looking printer. Styled in silver and black and about the size of a hi-fi amplifier, it has two ways of feeding paper. There's a paper feed tray at the back, which can take up to 150 sheets at a time.

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    Canon PIXMA iP6220D review

    Canon PIXMA iP6220D review

    9  

    The new iP6200D takes a leaf out of HP's book by building the printheads into tri-colour cartridges, rather than having them mounted in the printer. The bonus is that you get a new print head...

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    Canon Pixma iP5200 review

    Canon Pixma iP5200 review

    7  

    The Pixma iP5200 costs just £50 and you get a lot for your money. While it doesn't have memory card slots or an LCD display, it does have both a feed tray and a cartridge, so you can load plain and photo paper simultaneously

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