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Canon iX6820 - 13" Wide 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


  • 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