To the left of this are four mode buttons, while to the right is a fax number pad and buttons to start and stop print jobs.In the middle of the front panel is a fold-down cover, which becomes a 100-sheet paper feed tray, when opened. These are a bit fiddly to slide into place, as theyre buried quite deep inside. In its front edge is a swivelling extension with a flip-up paper stop, which works with an internal fold-down and pull-out tray to support printed pages, immediately above the feed tray.
With the wireless option comes the ability to print remotely via Google Cloud Print, or directly via Wi-Fi Direct or AirPrint.The whole of the front section of the printer folds down to give access to the two print cartridges, one black and the other tri-colour. With the same physical shape as the PIXMA MX535, this is quite a large printer, though its smooth lines and large radius corners help to disguise this. A web print utility makes it easier to print web pages, without losing text or graphics off the edges.
At this low budget, theres no colour LCD display, but a 2 line by 16 character mono LCD is enough for menus, messages and a simple status display. The sloping front edge to this cover also contains the printers control panel.Software provided with the Canon PIXMA MX475 includes the oddly named Image Garden, with its L-shaped control panel and OCR software so you can convert scanned pages to editable text.SEE ALSO: Epson Expression Home XP-412Canon PIXMA MX475 – Installation and SoftwareThe printer supports WPS setup, where a couple of button presses is enough to connect the printer to the router, though theres no NFC support for quick connection of a smartphone or tablet to the machine.
Second rung up the Canon ladder of home office all-in-ones, the PIXMA MX475 offers a surprisingly good specification, given a price of just over 60.There are no memory card slots or even a front panel USB socket on this machine, but you still have the option of USB or wireless connection.SEE ALSO: Brother MFC-J6520DW reviewCanon PIXMA MX475 – Design and FeaturesDecked out entirely in black, the lid to the flatbed scanner is fitted with a 30-sheet Automatic Document Feeder ADF, which has a fold-over cover to its paper feed tray. What you think?