The Canon Pixma MX922 is the perfect choice for the home or small office use. It is an all-in-one unit with printing, scanning, copying, and faxing capabilities. Its features make the printer incredibly efficient and deliver high-quality professional work.
The size of the printer is such that it does not require a lot of space on your desk.
Nonetheless, even with its compact size, it is hefty enough to complete a majority of consumer-level and small office level printing requirements.
One of the greatest strengths of this printer is its ability to print on both sides of the paper without you having to manually turn the page over.
This feature, known as automatic duplexing, helps to save paper, money, time, and effort. This makes the MX922 environmentally friendly, cost-effective, and efficient.
Another interesting feature worth mentioning is the automatic document feeder. The ADF lets users place a multi-page document on the tray and the pages continue to scan automatically. This feature is beneficial if you have a lot of faxing requirements. The Pixma MX922 is a better option when compared to the MX522 because of its higher ADF capacity. The MX922 ADF can hold 35 sheets
- Dimension (W x D x H): 19.4 (W) x 15.6 (D) x 9.1 (H)
- Weight: 25.7 pounds
- Multifunction - Print, Scan, Copy, and Fax
- Wireless Printing
- Mobile Device Printing
- Compatible with USB 2.0
- Paper capacity - 250 sheets
- 35 sheet duplex auto document feeder
- Auto Duplex Printing
- Supports AirPrint and Google Cloud Print
- 20-foot cord
- OS Compatibility: Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows 7 SP1, Windows Vista SP1, Vista SP2, Windows RT, Windows XP SP3 32 bit and Mac OSX 10.6.8 10.9.x
- High-quality text, graphics, and photos
- Ease of Use
- Five individual ink tanks requiring refill only for the dye that is used
- Prints on discs
- High ink costs
- Uneconomical - high operating costs
- Slow - not suitable for businesses with heavy printing volumes
The Canon Pixma MX922 is a well-designed multifunction inkjet printer. It comes with Canon’s signature rounded corners along with a beveled top and bottom. It has a wrap-around front panel and a small flip-open ink access lid as well. The USB key can be used to both scan and print with the three-inch color LCD used to preview the images.
The printer has an easy-to-use control panel, using which you can change the mode of the all-in-one from printer to scanner to copier or fax. You just need to touch a button to switch between functions. The LCD remains leveled on the machine and can pop-up for easier viewing. The control panel offers easy access to users.
Installation and Ease of Use
The installation and setup of the printer are easy. It does not need a huge amount of text support. As soon as you take out the printer from its box, connect it to the internet and the installation process begins automatically.
After the printer is successfully installed, you can print from the unit itself using a USB drive or from the computer, smartphone, and tablet.
Multiple Connectivity Technologies
The MX922 can be connected wirelessly to a host of devices. It offers wireless printing using Wi-Fi-Direct. This means that if you have a wireless router, you can connect the printer to your Wi-Fi network and print using any other devices on that network from anywhere in your house.
This all-in-one printer can also be used with AirPrint, which gives Apple users the option to print using Macs, iPhones, and iPads. For Android and other device users, the Canon app can be used to print photos and documents from phones and tablets. Wireless printing is possible as long as the printer and the device are connected to the same network.
Additionally, the printer has a USB port to print directly from a drive.
Compared to other inkjet printers, the Pixma MX922 loses out on points when it comes to operating costs. This is because the printer does not come with high-yield inks for optimizing printing costs.
Speed-wise, the printer is relatively slow when compared to other similarly priced inkjet printers. This drawback is partly covered by the reasonably fast speed for photos. Its output quality is great and in combination with a long list of other features, it can make up for any shortcomings coming in the way.
The printer is packed with some incredible built-in features. The first is the ‘Auto Document Fix’. When you scan a document, you want the image and text to be clear. Using this feature, you can flawlessly analyze any discrepancies in the scanned copy and fix them before the final scan is saved on your computer. This feature ensures that you always have clear documents.
The second is the ‘Auto Photo Fix II’ feature. This feature automatically distinguishes images into one of the five categories giving you high-quality photo printing. With the ‘Advance Media Handling’ feature, you can load both plain and photo paper into the Pixma MX922 and keep the printer ready to handle all kinds of jobs.
The Pixma MX922 is value for money. It is excellent for personal and small business use. It is loaded with many essential and useful features like an auto document feeder, automatic scanning, automatic duplex printing, faxing, copying, multiple connectivity technologies, and more.
However, its high ink costs resulting in higher operating costs in the long term can make it a more expensive unit than other inkjet printers available in the market.
Canon offers a one year warranty on the MX922. This is better than the 90 days warranty available with entry-level MFPs.
Canon’s customer service is exceptional. The representatives will patiently answer all your queries. They have good knowledge of the complete Canon printer range and will share all necessary resolutions with you.
The Pixma MX922 is a fully-packed multifunction that offers a modern and innovative design at an inexpensive price. It is suitable for home, small and medium-sized businesses, and also for sharing in a micro office.
The only drawback that the printer carries with it is the expensive black and white printing costs affecting operation costs and the slow printing speeds. Most users with high-volume monthly printing needs should avoid this model and find one that will better suit their requirements.