Canon has an exciting number of home printer options that bring their features up to date with the latest trends in the market but at the same time dramatically reduce their costs. This time it is time to highlight what Canon PIXMA TS705a has to offer , a solid model for less than 100 euros.
Canon T PIXMA TS705a is a mid-range printer that promises to be small in size but big in delivering high quality output. Its operation from five inks and a support to work with up to 350 sheets between its input and output tray allow to overcome a high personal demand . As if that were not enough, there is no lack of wireless connectivity with support for the most recognized virtual assistants of the moment.
Features of Canon PIXMA TS705a
|CANON PIXMA TS705A|
|Dimensions||372mm x 365mm x 158mm|
|It includes||Canon PIXMA TS705a Inkjet
Printer Setup ink cartridges (intended for initial printer setup)
Manuals and other documents
|Number of paper trays||1|
|Paper tray capacity||250 Standard Sheets|
|Output tray capacity||100 Sheets|
|automatic document feeder||Nope|
|paper formats||A5 (14.8×21.0 cm), A4 (21.0×29.7 cm), B5, DL (envelope), No. 10 (envelope), 10×15, 13×18, 13×13, 20× 25|
|Colors||Black, Cyan, Yellow, Magenta|
|Double-sided printing mode||Auto|
|Number of print cartridges||5|
|Interfaces||USB, Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Direct|
|Supported operating systems||Android, iOS, Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan, Mac OS X 10.12 Sierra, Mac OS X 10.13 High Sierra, Mac OS X 10.14 Mojave, Mac OS X 10.15 Catalina, Mac OS X 10.15. 3 Catalina, Mac OS X 10.2 Jaguar, Mac OS X 10.3 Panther, Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger, Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks, Mac OS X 11.0 Big Sur|
|Mobile printing technology||Apple AirPrint, Google Cloud Print, Mopria Print Service, PIXMA Cloud Link|
|Supported Virtual Assistants||Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant|
|print speed||15 pages/minute Monochrome, 10 pages/minute color|
|print resolution||4800 x 1200 DPI|
|First page out time||Monochrome 8 seconds, Color 10 seconds|
|Energy consumption||0.3 W (off), 0.2 kWh/week|
|supply voltage||AC 100V – 240V, 50Hz – 60Hz|
Canon TS705a: A classic printer in its design
As can be seen in the images that accompany the analysis, a conventional structure is maintained for this equipment that is completely dyed black on its surface, in addition to a series of physical buttons on its front for quick actions and a small LCD screen. that makes it easy to appreciate setup details, Wi-Fi connectivity, and option selection.
Thanks to the absence of other multi-function features, Canon TS705a is able to maintain a slightly more robust size than the market average but it is not that it can be considered a small or light printer, since its official dimensions remain at 372 mm x 365 mm x 158 mm, while its total weight is 5.4 kilograms.
Solid five-color performance
Although we have previously mentioned options from the same brand such as Canon PIXMA G550 that were encouraged to take their operation to a configuration of up to six inks, what is seen in this model is still an interesting proposal if you take into account its quite accessible price.
Using a total of five conventional ink cartridges in the colors black, cyan, magenta and yellow, the Canon PIXMA TS705a has no problem offering native 4800 x 1200 DPI resolution printing as well as additional features such as automatic duplex printing. and even duplex.
Print speed stays at 15ppm for black and A4-size pages, or drops to 10ppm when using color documents. A waiting time of 8 and 10 seconds respectively for the first page is also mentioned, while it supports borderless printing.
As stated above, there’s a single input tray with a capacity of 250 pages, which is well above average for home printers, while its output tray holds 100 sheets of A4 size. Logically, normal paper types are supported as well as photographic ones (in 10×15, 13×18, 13×13 and 20×25 formats).
Wireless connectivity with voice assistants
Through the use of a classic USB 2.0 input it is possible to synchronize the device with any computer running Windows 7 onwards as well as Mac OS X 10.11 or higher versions , while it is also possible to use it with a server operating system such as Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012 R2, and Windows Server 2016.
In addition to being able to use a wired connection to the local network through an Ethernet input, there is no lack of wireless connectivity in the Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n standard as well as Wi-Fi Direct for greater speed with devices in nearby locations. Supported printing technology includes Apple AirPrint, Google Cloud Print, Mopria Print Service, and PIXMA Cloud Link.
As if that were not enough, Android and iOS mobile users can use different brand applications such as Creative Park to create personalized projects with Easy-Photo Print Editor , Canon’s Nail Sticker Creator to create nail decorations with more than 200 designs and Canon Print Rewards to earn points every time you print to earn products like photo paper.
A detail not so common in printers is the presence of virtual assistants, more precisely support for Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa that allows voice commands in relation to Canon TS705a from other devices, such as printing templates or coloring sheets, asking for ink levels and printer status.
- Fairly affordable price
- Quite a large inbox
- Built-in Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi Direct connectivity
- It is compatible with Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa
- Does not have support for copying and scanning documents