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Installation is incredibly easy. You're walked through a few minutes of your typical time-zone and wi-fi setup instructions and then you're ready to begin printing. However, if you've never used a Pixma before you'll need to download the apps you'll use to print from your mobile devices.
You're even provided with step-by-step instructions for inserting your ink cartridges, which is important given that you're using six of them, and one misplacement could entirely ruin your final print.
If something fails during your set-up it takes about five minutes of waiting while the screen tells you that the machine is "Processing" and that you should "please wait." This was pretty frustrating, but it only happened once and it was entirely my fault (I loaded the paper into the wrong tray). However, I would have appreciated a faster bounceback.
The printer output tray automatically opens for print and copy jobs. So you'll never have to worry about sending a print job to a closed tray and finding a crumpled mess instead of a gorgeous print.
The Pixma MG7520 features 5,632 color nozzles and 1,024 black nozzles. Your paper types are somewhat limited compared to more higher-end office printers. You can load 4" x 6", 5" x 7", 8" x 10", Letter, and US #10 Envelope paper into the device. However, it is compatible with most forms of office and photo paper.
Photographers will love being able to load their memory cards directly into the 7520. No more downloading the images and then sending specific jobs to the printer. With the 7520, you can stick the following cards into the machine and immediately begin printing:
- SD Card14
- SDHC Card14
- miniSD Card14
- miniSDHC Card14
- microSD Card14
- microSDHC Card14
- Memory Stick Duo 14
- Memory Stick PRO Duo 14
- Memory Stick Micro14