Canon BJC-2000 Printer Information
Aimed for the home market, the Canon BJC-2000 is an affordable, easy-to-use personal inkjet printer. It can handle only limited volumes and offers minimal features; however, it is a solid machine for occasional use. It weighs less than 6 pounds and will not take up much table space, measuring 14.4x8x7.4 inches. Additionally, the paper tray slides in and out to take up less storage space.
The primary characteristics of a printer are speed and quality. Though the output rate of the BJC-2000 is only 5 pages per minute for black-and-white documents and 2 pages per minute of full color, the overall quality is decent. Crisp lines and text as well as bold, sharp colors are created by the 720x360 dpi resolution. This will make for professional-level documents and vivid photographs.
The BJC-2000 does offer three somewhat unique features that cannot be found on most similar machines in its class. One is its ability to be turned into a scanner by installed a scanning head into the slots where the Canon BJC-2000 ink would normally go. The second is the Canon Creative Home software bundle, which includes things like greeting card designs and make-your-own stationery tools. Thirdly, the printer ink compartment is designed to hold a single black supply and a single tricolor Canon BJC-2000 ink cartridge, each of which yield about 150 pages. However, a high-capacity black version can be installed to take the place of both the standard-sized black and color Canon BJC-2000 ink cartridges, which is useful for printing only black-and-white output more cost-effectively.
The printer only supports Windows operating systems and the only connection option is a parallel port. A parallel cable is not provided, though, so a separate purchase may be necessary. The input tray holds only about 50 sheets of paper, which is limiting, but it supports a versatile selection of media. Envelopes, greeting cards, iron-on transfers, banners, and photo paper are some of the creative options available.
Unique in its own way, this inkjet device provides home users with a simple machine with affordable Canon BJC-2000 printer ink and basic features. It is limited in many ways, but its unique scanning option could be useful for some, and it does offer versatile media support, allowing users to explore their creativity right at home.