Canon PIXMA iX6840 A3 Inkjet Printer


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Canon PIXMA iX6840 A3 Inkjet Printer

Canon PIXMA iX6840 A3 Inkjet Printer, A3 Printer, 11.3ipm mono, 8.8ipm colour, 9600 x 2400 dpi resolution, 150 sheet rear tray, Manual duplex, USB, Wi-Fi therefore Apple Airprint, Google Cloud Print, PIXMA Printing Solutions App, Ethernet - Single Ink Technology, 1pl, 5 ink cartridges



Compact, high-performance A3 wireless office printer, This high performance A3 office printer offers Wi-Fi and Ethernet connectivity, plus printing from mobile devices. 5 single inks efficiently deliver superior quality business documents and photos.


Compact A3 office printer
Stylish and ultra compact this high performance A3 printer with 5 single inks offers exceptional quality document and photo printing. It is the ideal desktop solution for printing large excel spreadsheets, business posters and photos.

Superior quality
The 5 single ink system includes pigment black ink for crisp, sharp text and dye colour inks for beautiful photo-lab quality images – plus for more efficient printing you only need to change the colour that runs out.

Save with XL inks
Print more for less. Optional XL inks deliver significantly more pages, offering up to 30% savings per page compared to standard size inks. The optional XXL pigment black ink allows you to print up to 1000 monochrome pages.

Smart connectivity
With both Wi-Fi and Ethernet connectivity it can easily be shared between multiple PCs via an office network. Download Canon’s PIXMA Printing Solutions app to print from your smart devices. Apple AirPrint and Google Cloud Print support is also provided.

Fast printing
No waiting for beautiful prints. Thanks to Canon’s FINE technology this printer has a rapid A4 document print speed of 14.5 ipm in mono and 10.4 ipm in colour, and it can print a photo lab-quality 10x15cm borderless photo in approx. 36 seconds.

Exclusive contents
Enjoy access to a wide range of professional quality creative content with CREATIVE PARK PREMIUM. Easily create and print posters and business documents using templates from the exclusive Solution Templates service.


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Product Code



Print Resolution

Up to 9600 x 2400 dpi

Print Technology

5 Individual Inks (PGBK, BK, C, M, Y)

Inkjet FINE print head with 1pl (min.) ink droplet size

ChromaLife100 inks

Mono Print Speed

Approx. 14.5 ipm

Colour Print Speed

Approx. 10.4 ipm

Photo Print Speed

Borderless 10x15cm: Approx. 36 seconds

A3 Bordered: Approx. 120 seconds

Borderless Printing

Yes (A3 , A3, A4, LTR, LDR, 25x30cm, 20x25cm, 13x18cm, 10x15cm)

Two Sided Printing

Manual operation


Standard Ink Cartridges

PGI-450PGBK (Pigment Black)

CLI-451BK (Black)

CLI-451C (Cyan)

CLI-451M (Magenta)

CLI-451Y (Yellow)

Optional XL Ink Cartridges

PGI-455PGBK XXL (Pigment Black XXL)

PGI-450PGBK XL (Pigment Black XL)

CLI-451BK XL (Black XL)

CLI-451C XL (Cyan XL)

CLI-451M XL (Magenta XL)

CLI-451Y XL (Yellow XL)


PBK (Pigment Black)

Standard: 375 document pages or 2,390 photos

Optional XL: 620 document pages or 4,720 photos

Optional XXL: 1,000 document pages or 7,685 photos

BK (Black)

Standard: 1, 645* document pages or 384 photos

Optional XL: 5, 000* document pages or 845 photos

C (Cyan)

Standard: 337 document pages or 125 photos

Optional XL: 700 document pages or 283 photos

M (Magenta)

Standard: 324 document pages or 138 photos

Optional XL: 670 document pages or 340 photos

Y (Yellow)

Standard: 331 document pages 120 photos

Optional XL: 700 document pages 293 photos

Composite (CMY average)

Standard CMY: 331 document pages or 127 photos

Optional XL CMY: 690 document pages or 303 photos

Testing standards

ISO / IEC 24711 for A4 colour document pages

ISO / IEC 29102 for 10x15cm colour borderless photos

Values obtained by continuous printing

* Estimated supplemental yield


Paper Types

Plain Paper

Envelopes (DL, COM10)

Canon Pro Platinum (PT-101)

Canon Pro Luster (LU-101)

Canon Plus Glossy II (PP-201)

Canon Plus Semi-gloss (SG-201)

Canon Glossy Everyday Use (GP-501)

Canon Matte (MP-101)

Canon High Resolution Paper (HR-101N)

Canon Photo Stickers (PS-101)

Canon T-Shirt Transfer (TR-301)

Maximum Paper Input

Max. 150 sheets of plain paper

Max. 20 sheets of photo paper

Paper Sizes

A3 , A3, A4, A5, B4, B5, LTR, LGL, LDR, 25x30cm, 20x25cm, 13x18cm, 10x15cm

Paper Weight

Plain paper: 64 - 105 g / m²

Canon photo paper up to 300 g / m² (PT-101)


Wired Connections

Hi-Speed USB

Ethernet: 10 / 100Mbps (auto switchable)

Wireless Connections

Wi-Fi IEEE802.11 b / g / n

Applications Support

PIXMA Printing Solutions app

Apple AirPrint

Google Cloud Print


Supported Operating Systems

Windows 8.1 / 8 / 7 / Vista SP1 & SP2 / XP SP3 32-bit

Mac OS X v10.6.8 or later

Supported Mobile Systems

iOS (PIXMA Printing Solutions app, AirPrint)

Android (PIXMA Printing Solutions app)

Windows RT

Minimum System Requirements

Windows: Internet Explorer 8, internet connection or CD-ROM

Mac: Safari 5 and internet connection

Display: 1024 x 768 XGA

Software Included

Printer driver

My Image Garden

Quick Menu

Easy-WebPrint EX (plug-in for IE8 or higher)


Dimensions (W x D x H)

584 x 310 x 159 mm


8.1 kg

Power Source

AC 100-240V, 50 / 60Hz

Power Consumption

Standby: Approx. 2.0 W (Wi-Fi connection to PC)

Off: Approx. 0.3 W

Printing: Approx. 24 W

Acoustic Noise Levels

Approx. 44.0 dB(A)

Recommended Operating Environment

Temperature: 15-30°C

Humidity: 10-80%RH (no dew condensation)

Duty Cycle

up to 12,000 pages / month


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