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Robert Keen
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I just got an early Christmas present a Canon ix6520 printer that prints on 13x19 sheets (this is called A3+ size paper). Very few printers will and they all are expensive except for this Canon. Amazon has it at about where you normally see it $125, but right now Staples has it for $79 (free shipping) (it's heavy).

$79 free shipping is dynamite price for a printer doing A3+ (13"x19")

Great for printing larger game boards on one sheet!


PROs:
Prints on huge paper
Cheap inkjet printer with high quality printing text, graphics, & photos.
Will easily do border-less printing
Canon's have lots of nice utilities with all their inkjets.
65 user reviews at Amazon rated average 4.5 stars, few inkjets get so high.

CONs:
Lacks Wifi (USB only.
Lacks autoduplex (i.e. to print book format both sides of sheets you have to print the stack and then turn stack over and it prints the other sides). So it's semiautomatic. Most inkjets nowadays can print both sides of paper in one pass (full auto duplex).
For non Canon branded paper, 32 pound bond weight is maximum recommended.
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A3+ paper: of good white graphics paper (high quality nice document paper) can't be found at Staples or Office Depot. They have 13x19 but only in photo grade paper which is extremely expensive.

Stationers online have it (not Staples): like Paperworks.

A3+ (13x19) has two and half more square inches than 8.5x11 and the paper is priced about that much over 8.5x11.

Paperworks:
http://paperworks.com/digital-laser-imaging-papers/digital-i...

STAPLES:
http://www.staples.com/canon+ix6520/directory_canon+ix6520?

Amazon:

http://www.amazon.com/Canon-iX6520-Inkjet-Printer-4895B002/d...

Havn't been printers that print this big so cheap before. But as time goes prices should come down on all types of printers...

Salute!

P.S. PAPER WEIGHTS RATING CONVERSION CHARTS: this printer takes up to 28 pound bond weight paper which is 70 text or 39 cover. 28/70 is common way to express that. Metric system has only one scale, 28/70 is 106 gsm in metric weight paper

http://www.paper-paper.com/weight.html
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