Canon 1022 Printer Review
Though it may look a bit boring based on the bland, gray and white, square frame, the Canon imageRUNNER 1022 is actually full of surprises. It offers various functions and features that are all crammed into a 53-pound device that measures approximately 20x18x18 inches. Not only does it save space by combining four important devices, but it conserves time by serving as a one-stop shop for most basic office needs.
Primary operating systems, such as Windows and Mac, are supported by the 1022, and a single PC can connect via USB port ,or users have the option of adding ethernet so the machine can be shared by multiple computers. It does not take long for this laser unit to warm up, and the first page of a job will begin printing in only about 12 seconds. After the tasks begin printing, the output rate is a maximum of 22 pages per minute. To attain this speed, the print mode must be set to the fastest, which will reduce the amount of Canon 1022 toner applied per inch.
The fax function of the 1022 can send and receive faxes in about 3 seconds, thanks to the 33.6 Kbps transmission rate. The scanner is equipped with a 50-sheet automatic document feeder and can reach a maximum resolution of 600x600 dpi for scans and 1200x600 dpi for copies. This is also the maximum resolution when printing. Up to 99 duplicates can be made per original, and users can resize images from 50-200% of the actual size.
Inside this device, the 256 MB memory, drum unit and imageRUNNER 1022 printer toner help to generate professional-quality documents at a rapid rate. The drum will last for nearly 27,000 prints while each Canon 1022 toner cartridge yields up to 8,400 pages. These high-yielding consumables will reduce the cost per page and the frequency in which replacement drums and toners will be needed. Fortunately, replacement imageRUNNER 1022 toner cartridges are easy to find and fairly affordable compared to similar devices.
With optional features like an extra paper tray and networking, the 1022 is an ideal unit for an office that is growing. Performing multiple tasks quickly and producing documents that are of professional quality, productivity should improve immensely with the addition of this unit. The control panel is easy to navigate and replacement Canon 1022 toner is easy to find, making this a straightforward all-purpose office powerhouse.