February 28, 2013 by Elizabeth Hoyt Reads (13,961)
Editor's Rating

Ratings Breakdown (1-10)

    • Service & Support
    • 7
    • Print Quality
    • 9
    • Design / Ease of Use
    • 8
    • Performance / Print Speed
    • 8
    • Features
    • 8
    • Operational Costs
    • 7
    • Total Score:
    • 7.83
    • Rating 1 to 10, top score 10

Pixma Pro-100 Specifications:

  • Single function photo printer
  • Print speeds: 13×9 prints in 90 seconds
  • Print resolution: 4800 x 2400 dpi
  • Front Side USB, PictBridge
  • 8-ink ChromaLife 100+ system (dye based)
  • CD/DVD printing
  • Paper capacity: 150-sheet rear tray, single sheet manual feed
  • Connectivity: Wireless Lan, USB 2.0
  • Operating system: Windows, Mac OS X
  • 1-year limited warranty
  • Energy Star qualified


Overall, the Canon PIXMA Pro-100 is a versatile printer that is more than capable of meeting the needs of the casual amateur or the avid professional. The greatest strength of this printer is the print quality. When printing on the highest quality settings, the print quality is truly remarkable. The colors are brilliant, the pictures have good depth, and the images are crisp and clean. The print speed is not remarkable, but superior print quality more than makes up for the average print speed. For the average user that is more concerned with print quality as opposed to volume, this should not be an issue.

The Pro-100 has a straightforward, simple design which makes the operation of the printer a breeze. While the printer is heavy and bulky, the larger design does allow for prints as large as 13×9. The addition of the Wi-Fi adds to the versatility of the printer, allowing you to print from multiple computers and devices. The PictBridge functionality can also streamline the printing process.

While Canon tried to consolidate all your organizing and editing needs into their My Image Garden program, it was not successful. Pictures printed through their program leave much to be desired, but printing with the new Print Studio Pro plugin for the Pixma Pro-100 makes up for any shortcomings that are found along the way. As long as you are printing on glossy photo paper and best quality you won’t be disappointed.

Pricing and Availability

The Canon Pixma Pro-100 Wireless Professional Inkjet Printer is available now through Canon and authorized vendors for the suggested retail value of $499.99.

Supplies and accessories are also available through Canon.  A set of eight ink cartridges through is $135.92 ($16.99 a piece) but they do offer combo packs based on what colors you might need.

The Canon Pixma Pro-100 comes with a 1-year limited warranty with InstantExchange program.



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