The Canon PIXMA iP1700 is a small and sleek photo printer ideal for the home user or student. The printer contains 2 individual ink cartridges with "FINE," technology, Full-photolithography Inkjet Nozzle Engineering, to enhance the look of printing; giving your photos a high quality look with resolutions up to 4800 x 1200 color dpi. This printer is perfect for the home user that likes to take and print pictures and documents. And with its compact size, this printer can fit any desktop easily.
The Canon PIXMA iP1700 ink cartridges eject high-intensity ChromaLife 100 color for vivid, authentic photos and graphics. Additionally, the special pigment black ink delivers laser precision to your documents and photos. The black ink is also highly resistant to smudging, allowing you to handle to documents right after printing. This printer is capable of printing a 4 x 6 borderless photograph in 55 seconds. The printer can even print directly onto envelopes, and a variety of photo / presentation paper.
To significantly lower printing costs with the Canon Pixma iP1700, cheap ink cartridges are available in Remanufactured, High Yield cartridges and combo packs. The best deal being offered is the Remanufactured Canon 5 Pack Combo containing 3 black PG-40 ink cartridges and 2 color CL-41 ink cartridges. For individual purchase and still a great value you can get the Remanufactured Canon CL-41 High Yield Color ink cartridge and the Remanufactured Canon PG-40 High Yield Black ink cartridge. Additionally, you can purchase InkTec black refill kits for the for the Canon PG 40 and PG 50 in three 30 ml bottles and InkTec color refill kits for the Canon CL 41 and CL 51, which comes with three 30 ml ink bottles. The original cartridges are also available for individual sale. There are two cartridges, the Genuine Canon CL 41 High-Yield color ink cartridge and the Genuine Canon PG 40 High-Yield black ink cartridge. And to achieve a professional look for photographs use 4 x 6 photo glossy Inkjet Paper, which is also water resistant.