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If what you want from your inkjet printer is the ability to make lots of high-quality prints at a low cost, Canon has the printer for you. Introducing the Canon PIXMA G1200 MegaTank inkjet printer, an absolute mega performer. That’s because the PIXMA G1200 printer replacement inks do the work of up to 30 conventional ink cartridge sets1. That translates to 6,000 razor sharp black pages / 7,000 vivid colour pages2. Which means you won’t have to run out to buy ink for a long time because you won’t be running low anytime soon! Even better, the inks won’t dry out between uses because the ink delivery system is air-sealed. Plus, it features clear, front-facing, refillable ink tanks that make it easy to keep tabs on your ink supply. But print quantity isn’t the whole story, so is print quality, because the PIXMA G1200 printer uses hybrid ink formulations that create deep blacks and satisfyingly rich colours. The PIXMA G1200 printer even prints beautiful borderless photos3. For simply great output and lots of it, The Canon PIXMA G1200 MegaTank inkjet printer is quite simply the choice for you.

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Print Specs

  • What's in the Box
    • PIXMA G1200 MegaTank Single Function Printer

    • Setup CD-ROM

    • Full Set of Ink Bottles (BK,C,M,Y)

    • Black Print Head

    • Colour Print Head

    • Power Cord

  • Extra Features

    Auto Photo Fix II, Borderless Printing3, Business Card Printing, Document Printing, Full HD Movie Print5, High Page Yield, Image Cropping, My Image Garden6, Photo Printing, Quiet Mode, Red-Eye Correction, Special Filters, Square Media Printing Support

    4-Colour MegaTank Refillable Ink System

  • Print Speed (up to)

    4 x 6 Photo: Approx. 60 seconds (Borderless)4
    Black:ESAT Approx. 8.8 ipm4
    Colour:ESAT Approx. 5.0 ipm4

  • Number of Nozzles

    Colour: 1,152 / Pigment Black: 320 / Total: 1,472

  • Print Resolution (Up to)

    Up to 4800 x 1200 dpi7

  • OS CompatibilityWindows:8 Windows® 10, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Windows 7 SP1, Windows Vista® SP2, Windows XP SP3 (32 bit only) 

    Mac:9 Mac OS® X v10.8.5 - macOS v10.12 (Sierra)
    *It is recommended for users of macOS v10.12.0 to update to macOS v10.12.1 for full functionality
  • Standard Interfaces

    Hi-Speed USB

  • Ink Compatibility

    GI-290 BK : Pigment Black Ink 
    GI-290 C/M/Y : Dye Based Inks 

    GI-290 BK : 135.0 ml 
    GI-290 C : 70.0 ml 
    GI-290 M : 70.0 ml 
    GI-290 Y : 70.0 ml

  • Paper Sizes

    4 x 6, 5 x 5 Square, 5 x 7, 8 x 10, Letter, Legal, U.S. #10 Envelopes

  • Paper Compatibility Plain: Plain Paper, Canon High Resolution Paper;

    Glossy: Photo Paper Plus Glossy II, Photo Paper Glossy;

    Semi-Gloss: Photo Paper Plus Semi-Gloss, Photo Paper Pro Luster;

    Matte: Matte Photo Paper;

    Envelope: U.S. #10 Envelopes
  • Output Tray Capacity

    Rear Paper Tray: 100 Sheets of Plain Paper OR Photo Paper: 20 Sheets of 4 x 6 / 10 Sheets of 5 x 7

  • Warranty

    1-Year limited warranty with InstantExchange Program.

  • Software Included (WINDOWS8/MAC9)
    PIXMA G1200 MegaTank Single Function Printer Driver
    Master Setup
    My Image Garden6 (Full HD Movie Print5, Special Filters, Image Correction/Enhance, and scanning are accessed through My Image Garden )
    Quick Menu
  • 1 30 ink cartridge sets is based on print yield of the replacement black and colour ink bottles as compared to the following standard-capacity cartridge sets: PG-245 Black Ink Cartridge and CL-246 Colour Ink Cartridge as of August 2016.

    2 Page yield of included ink bottles used for initial setup is lower than the replacement ink bottles, as a certain amount of ink is consumed to fill into the print head during the setup (charging the print head initially). Page yield is the estimated value based on Canon individual test method using the ISO/IEC 24712 chart and continuous printing simulation with the replacement ink bottles after initial setup. Page yield of colour inks is an average yield of cyan, magenta and yellow inks combined. Page yield varies significantly depending on content printed and other factors. Up to 6,000 (black) / 7,000 (colour) printed pages yields are approximate, based off document pages printed.

    3 Paper types NOT supported for borderless printing are as follows: Envelope, High Resolution Paper, T-Shirt Transfer, Photo Stickers.

    4 Document print speeds are the averages of ESAT in Office Category Test for the default simplex mode, ISO/IEC 24734. Photo print speed is based on the default setting using ISO/JIS-SCID N2 on Photo Paper Plus Glossy II and does not take into account data processing time on host computer. Print speed may vary depending on system configuration, interface, software, document complexity, print mode, page coverage, type of paper used etc. Copy speeds are the average of sFCOT and sESAT, ISO/IEC 29183. Copy speed may vary depending on document complexity, copy mode, page coverage, type of paper used etc. and does not take into account warming up time. See for additional details.

    5 "Full HD Movie Print" is available from "MOV" and "MP4" movie files created by select Canon EOS Digital SLRs, 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. Print quality is determined by the video resolution. Function does not upscale video resolution.

    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 Resolution may vary based on printer driver setting. Colour ink droplets can be placed with a horizontal pitch of 1/4800 inch at minimum.

    8 Operation can only be guaranteed on a PC with pre-installed Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Vista SP2 or Windows XP SP3 (32 bit only).

    9 Internet Connection required during software installation. For full compatibility macOS v10.12.1 or later is recommended.

    10 Warranty programs are subject to certain conditions and restrictions. See for details.