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Review #4
last updated May 11, 2003

Flatbed: MultiPASS F80
Model F80
In Review


F80 Canon Flatbed Ink Printer
  • Prints
  • Copies
  • Scans
  • Faxes
  • Produces Photos
  • Digital card reader

$599.99 Canadian / $429.69 US

It is not a new concept, but it is a great piece of hardware to have in an office or home environment. A little bulkier than a color ink printer but a space saver since it incorporates four separate products. The Canon Flatbed: MultiPASS F80 is a color : printer, and copier. It scans and faxes too. This unit is able to read selected digital film cards from their digital Canon camera line. Also prints at photo quality on photographic paper designed for ink printers.


For Professional Results Canon Recommends the MultiPASS™ F80

The Canon MultiPASS™ F80 is a multifunctional unit which combines a Bubble Jet Printer, a Flatbed Scanner, a Personal Copier and a Personal FAX. This is an 'all - in - one' compact design to create a powerful, professional office solution and space saver. Has a fast print speeds of up to 20 ppm in black and 13 ppm in color. At top end it has a print resolution of 2400 x 1200 dpi,. A optical scanning resolution of 600 x 1200 dpi. In the photo copy mode you can make enlargements and reduction copies. Send those copies with the built in fax with up to speeds of 33 Kbps modem speeds. The Canon MultiPASS F80 is the perfect business tool to help you achieve professional results.

Print Photos Directly from Digital Camera Memory Card

If you happen to own a Canon PowerShot digital cameras or a camera that uses a compact flash card your in luck. The F80 has a Memory Card Slot reader. You can printing photo images even easier. Just remove the card from the camera and place it in reader. The Canon F80 features a built-in PCMCIA slot that allows you to print photos directly from compatible digital camera memory cards. The card slot will also allow you to read and write photos or other information to and from your memory cards and PC with just the click of a mouse.

High Speed Border less Printing and Copying

Internal software allows for border less prints and copies using standard letter, or 4"x 6" paper. The border less printing will allow you to print from edge - to - edge photographs while eliminating the white margins normally found around photos. By using the border for image will  increased the size print of the final image.


The MultiPASS F80 features built-in Super G3 faxing modem, with speeds as high as 33.6 Kbps. Fax documents using the automatic document feeder or for books, magazines or non - standard size documents directly from the platen. Including features such as one - touch automatic dialing with speed dialing, group dialing and automatic re - dialing.
It has networking capabilities which include sequential broadcasting, automatic FAX/TEL switch over, remote reception by telephone, distinctive and ring pattern detection.

Canon technologies built - in

Canon's uses Advanced MicroFine Droplet Technology™ which helps put a remarkable
2400 x 1200 dpi photo - quality color printing to work for you. With an ultra-fine, 5-picoliter droplets, it refines color, precision and detail for breathtaking photo printing even on plain paper. An intelligent ink - management system uses individual ink tanks for each color, so you replace only the color you need as it runs out, not the entire cartridge.


Basic Specification
 Printer type Multi - functional printer
 Kind of printer ink jet
 Out put type Color
 Maximum resolution in Black 600 x 600 dpi
 Maximum resolution in Color 2400 x 1200 dpi
 Printer speed Black 20 pages per minute
 Printer speed in color  13 pages per minute
 Compatibility PC only
 Largest document size 8.5 inches by 14 inches Legal
 Media types Envelops #10, transparencies, plain paper, photo paper, and banner paper
Scanner type Flat bed
 Cope type Digital
 Operating system platforms Microsoft Windows 98/2000,and Microsoft Windows 2000 / XP
 Software included Drivers & Utilities, Canon MultiPASS Suite 4.2, ScanSoft OmniPage SE, Canon Easy PhotoPrint
 Warranty 1 year

Scanner Specifications
 Scanner type Flat Bed
 Maximum color depth 36 - bit color
 Maximum gray depth 12 - bit gray
 Scan mode Single pass
 Optical / Interpolated resolution 600 x 600 dpi / 9600 x 9600 dpi

Copier Specifications
 Copy speed black 20 pages per minute
 Copy speed color 13  pages per minute
 Maximum Horizontal resolution 1200 dpi
 Maximum Vertical resolution 1200 dpi
 Document size standard 8.25 inches x 11.7
 Document size Legal 8.5 x 14 inches
 Document reduction to maximum enlargement 25% to 400%

Ink Tanks / Part number
 Black Ink Tank  BCI 3eBK
 Cyan Ink Tank   BCI 3eC
 Magenta Ink Tank   BCI 3eM
 Yellow Ink Tank   BCI 3eY


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