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Canon PIXMA iX6820 Wireless Inkjet Printer Guide

Printer Guide for the Canon iX6820

Learn all about the Canon iX6820 Printer, including its strengths, weaknesses, papers to use, connectivity and more.


It is a 13" wide, four color, dye based inkjet printer. Designed for good color reproduction on any quality inkjet paper, the iX6820 is a photo printer that should be considered by the graphic designer, agency, business user, and greeting card enthusiast.

Paper Specs

The iX6820 works with all types of inkjet paper. A number of sizes are can be printing without borders.

  • Sheets 4" x 6" up to 13" x 26.61" through the auto-sheet feed path
  • CD printing

Strengths of the PIXMA iX6820

  • Dye ink system means fast print speeds and broad paper compatibility.
  • 4-colors system provides good color and contrast.
  • Top feed paper tray, critical for maximum inkjet paper compatibility.
  • Pigment black for text printing allows for rapid print speeds and saves photo ink usage.

Best papers for the Canon iX6820

Red River Paper offers a wide assortment of inkjet media in many sizes for the iX6820. Check them out here.

Street Price

Around $159 from most online retailers. Always check the manufacturer's website for potential rebates and special pricing offers.

Physical Dimensions

23.0"(W) x 12.3"(D) x 6.3"(H)


  • Four colors limits color gamut to some degree.
  • The standard ink cartridge capacity of 7 mL seems small in comparison to other desktop models. The XL tanks at 11 mL are a better choice. However, we feel that pricing for the larger tanks should reflect some volume discount, but that is not the case at this time.

Ink Palette

  • Black
  • Cyan
  • Magenta
  • Yellow
  • Pigment Black - For text printing

Borderless Sizes

  • 4" x 6"
  • 5" x 7"
  • 8" x 10"
  • A4 (8.3" x 11.7")
  • Letter (8.5" x 11")
  • 10" x 12"
  • 14" x 17"
  • B (11" x 17")
  • A3 (11.7" x 16.5")
  • A3+ (13" x 19")

*Borderless option subject to media type selected


  • Wireless LAN (IEEE 802.11b/g/n)
  • Ethernet
  • Hi-Speed USB

Last updated: July 29, 2021