MG5520 Specifications

Wireless Inkjet Photo All-In-One
Quality Prints, Powerful Features, Solid Reliability,
with Smartphone and Tablet Printing from Virtually Anywhere
Versatile Printing
Enjoy new levels of printing
convenience utilizing features
such as AirPrint,2 Google Cloud
Print5 and Print from Email.
Make Virtual Real
PIXMA Printing Solutions (PPS) app easily
lets you print and scan photos or documents
from your mobile device. With the Cloud print
function you can print directly from select online
Cloud services either at the printer itself or with
your mobile device using the free PPS app.1
Superb Print Quality
A combination of genuine dye and
pigment inks, along with FINE print head
technology, creates vibrant, beautiful
photos and crisp text.
Cloud Link Printing lets you
conveniently access and print directly
from select online Cloud services
such as Flickr,® Facebook,® Twitter,®
Dropbox,™ etc.
Interface remotely with the
printer. You can change settings,
check ink status, update the printer’s
firmware, etc.
Print documents such as
Excel® or Word® documents, stored
on your mobile device.
Scan by accessing the scanner
interface on your mobile device, then
scan directly to that device.
Print photos stored on your
mobile device.
Access a Web Manual
online — PPS provides easy
and quick access.
MG5520 Wireless Inkjet Photo All-In-One
Wirelessly Print From:
Technical Information
Print FeaturesAirPrint,2 Auto Duplex Print, Auto Photo Fix II, Borderless
Printing,3 Cloud Link Printing,8 Document Printing, Full HD
Movie Print,4 Google Cloud Print,5 Image Cropping, My Image
Garden,6 Mobile Device Printing,7 Photo Printing, PIXMA Printing
Solutions,1 Print from Email, Red-Eye Correction, Special Filters,
Template Print, Quiet Mode, Web Template Print, Wireless
Model No.
Print Speed10,11
4" x 6" Borderless Photo: Approx. 44 seconds
ESAT (Black): Approx. 12.2 ipm
ESAT (Color): Approx. 8.7 ipm
Number of Nozzles
Pigment Black: 1,024 / Color: 3,072 / Total: 4,096
PIXMA MG5520 (Black)
Wireless Inkjet Photo All-In-One
PIXMA MG5520 (White)
Wireless Inkjet Photo All-In-One
Compatible Inks
PGI-250PGBK XL XL Pigment Black Ink Tank
XL Cyan Ink Tank
XL Magenta Ink Tank
XL Yellow Ink Tank
XL Black Ink Tank
Pigment Black Ink Tank
Cyan Ink Tank
Magenta Ink Tank
Yellow Ink Tank
Black Ink Tank
Picoliter Size (Color)
2 and 5
Print Resolution12
Color: Up to 4800 x 1200 dpi
Black: Up to 600 x 600 dpi
Paper Sizes
4" x 6," 5" x 7," 8" x 10," Letter, Legal, U.S. #10 Envelopes
For the name of the nearest dealer, call: 1-800-OK-CANON
Paper Tray Capacity
100 Sheets Plain Paper, or 20 Sheets Photo Paper (4" x 6")
Canon U.S.A., Inc.
One Canon Park, Melville, NY 11747
4-on-1 / 2-on-1 Copy, Auto Exposure Copy, Auto Photo Fix II,
Borderless Copy, Fade Restoration, Fit-to-Page, Frame Erase Copy,
Multiple Copy: 1-99 Pages, Photo Reprint, Preset Copy Ratios, Twosided Copy, Zoom
Canon Canada, Inc.
6390 Dixie Road, Mississauga, Ontario L5T 1P7, Canada
Canon Latin America, Inc.
703 Waterford Way, Suite 400, Miami, FL 33126
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Copy Features
Copy Speed10
FCOT (Color): Approx. 20 seconds
Scan Features
Auto Scan Mode,13 Attach to E-Mail Scan, Network Scan, Push
Scan, Wireless Scanning
Scanner Type
Scanning Method
Contact Image Sensor (CIS)
Scanning Resolution14
1200 x 2400 dpi (Optical), 19,200 x 19,200 dpi (Interpolated)
Maximum Color Depth
48-bit Input / 24-bit Output
Maximum Document Size
8.5" x 11.7"
specifications are subject to change without notice. all viewscreen and printer output images are simulated.
1 Requires an Internet connection and the PIXMA Printing Solutions (“PPS”) app, available for free on the App Store and at Google Play.
Compatible with iPad, iPhone 3GS or later, and iPod touch 3rd generation or later devices running iOS 5.1 or later, and Android mobile
devices running Android 2.3 or later. User must register printer with PPS and be a registered member of the compatible online Cloud
service(s) user chooses to access through PPS and is subject to the terms and conditions of those services. Certain functions (scanning and
printing locally stored photos/documents) require your device to be connected to the same working network with wireless 802.11 b/g/n
capability as your printer. For users of compatible Apple mobile devices, document printing requires Apple AirPrint, which requires an
AirPrint-enabled printer connected to the same network as your iOS device. A printer connected to the USB port of your Mac, PC, AirPort
Base station, or Time Capsule is not supported. Printing of locally stored documents in Android available November 2013 or later.
2 AirPrint functionality requires an iPad, iPhone 3GS or later, or iPod touch 3rd generation or later device running iOS 4.2 or later, and an
AirPrint-enabled printer connected to the same network as your iOS device. A printer connected to the USB port of your Mac, PC, AirPort
Base station, or Time Capsule is not supported.
3 Envelopes and High Resolution Paper are NOT supported for borderless printing.
4 “Full HD Movie Print” is available from “MOV” and “MP4” movie files created by select Canon EOS, PowerShot, and VIXIA digital
cameras and camcorders. Requires PC or Mac with Intel® processor and Canon ZoomBrowser EX 6.5 or later or Canon ImageBrowser 6.5
or later for “MOV” files, or Canon ImageBrowser EX 1.0 or later for “MOV” or “MP4” files.
5 Requires an Internet connection and Google account. Subject to Google Terms of Service. Certain exceptions may apply.
2.5" LCD, 5-color Ink System, CREATIVE PARK PREMIUM,15 Auto
Power Off, Auto Power On, Dual Color Gamut Processing
Technology, Snap Edge, Quiet Mode, PIXMA Printing Solutions,1
Quick Start, Rated EPEAT Silver
6 To install using Windows® OS, .NET Framework 4 is required. Compatible still image formats are PDF (created using Canon PDF Creator
only), JPEG (Exif), TIFF, and PNG. Compatible video formats are MOV (from select Canon digital cameras only) and MP4 (from select Canon
digital camcorders only).
7 Requires Canon Easy-PhotoPrint for Windows RT available for free in the Windows Store.
8 Requires an Internet connection.
Standard Features
Wireless LAN (IEEE 802.11b/g/n),9 Hi-Speed USB
9 Wireless printing requires a working network with wireless 802.11b/g or n capability. Wireless performance may vary based on terrain and
distance between the printer and wireless network clients.
18.0"(L) x 14.6"(W) x 5.9"(H) / 13.8 lbs.
Software (Windows®/Mac®)
Setup Software and User’s Guide CD-ROM, MG5520 Printer
Driver, Easy-WebPrint EX,16 My Image Garden6 (Full HD Movie
Print,5 CREATIVE PARK PREMIUM,15 Special Filters, Image
Correction/Enhance, and scanning are accessed through My
Image Garden), Quick Menu
10 ISO/IEC 24734, 24735 define the default print and copy speed measurement methods. Print speeds are the averages of ESAT in Office
Category Test for the default simplex mode, ISO/IEC 24734, excluding time to print the first set. Copy speed is the average of FCOT, ISO/
IEC 24735 Annex D. ADF copy speed is the average of ESAT in General Performance Test for the default simplex mode, ISO/IEC 24735,
excluding time to copy the first set. See for additional details.
General Features
11 Photo print speeds are based on the standard mode driver setting using photo test pattern(s) and select Canon Photo Paper. Print speed is
measured as soon as first page begins to feed into printer and will vary depending on system configuration, interface, software, document
complexity, print mode, types of paper used, and page coverage. See for additional information.
12 Resolution may vary based on printer driver setting. Color ink droplets can be placed with a horizontal pitch of 1/4800 inch at minimum.
OS Compatibility17Windows® 8, Windows 7, Windows 7 SP1, Windows Vista® SP1,
Vista SP2, Windows XP SP3 32-bit, Mac OS® X v10.6.8 - 10.8
13 For network users, Auto Scan Mode is available only when scanning at a computer using My Image Garden software and selecting the
1-click feature then “Save to PC”.
15 CREATIVE PARK PREMIUM is a premium content service available exclusively to users only when all of the colors of genuine Canon inks
are installed.
1-Year limited warranty with InstantExchange Program.
1-Year toll-free technical phone support
14 Optical resolution is a measure of maximum hardware sampling resolution, based on ISO 14473 standard.
16 Easy-WebPrint EX requires Internet Explorer 7 or 8 for Windows, Internet Explorer 9 or 10 for Windows Vista SP2 (or later) or Windows 7,
or Safari 4.0 – 5.0 for Mac OS X v10.5.8 – 10.6.x.
17 System requirements vary by application. For Mac OS, an Internet connection is required during software installation. For Windows OS,
.NET Framework 4 is required to install My Image Garden, Quick Menu, and Easy-WebPrint EX software.
18 Warranty programs are subject to certain conditions and restrictions. See for details.
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