MegaTank Printers

Canon PIXMA G2500



  • Borderless Printing

  • Print high volume documents and photos

  • Pigment black and dye colour inks

  • High resolution photo printing

  • One Stop creative software

  • Easy to refill ink tanks

  • Print documents with sharp text

  • Micro ink droplets for precise printing

Specifications in detail


  • Functions

    Print, Copy, Scan


  • Print Resolution

    Up to 4800¹ x 1200 dpi

  • Print Technology

    2 FINE Cartridges (Black and Colour)

    Refillable ink tank printer with 2pl (min.) ink droplet size

  • Mono Print Speed

    Approx. 8.8 ipm¹

  • Colour Print Speed

    Approx. 5.0 ipm¹

  • Photo Print Speed

    Borderless 10x15cm : Approx. 60 seconds¹

  • Borderless Printing

    Yes (A4, Letter, 20x25cm, 13x18cm, 10x15cm)


  • Standard Ink Cartridges

    GI-590 (PGBK)

    GI-590 (C)

    GI-590 (M)

    GI-590 (Y)

Optional XL Ink Cartridges

  • Cartridge Yield (Plain paper)

    A4 colour documents printing¹

    Black: 6000 pages*

    Colour: 7000 pages*

    * Estimated supplemental yield


  • Paper Types

    Plain Paper

    High Resolution Paper (HR-101N)

    Photo Paper Plus Glossy II (PP-201)

    Photo Paper Pro Luster (LU-101)

    Photo Paper Plus Semi-gloss (SG-201)

    Glossy Photo Paper "Everyday Use" (GP-501)

    Matte Photo Paper (MP-101)


  • Maximum Paper Input

    Rear tray: Max. 100 sheets (plain paper)

  • Paper Sizes

    A4, A5, B5, 10x15cm, 13x18cm, 20x25cm, Envelopes (DL, COM10), Letter, Legal

  • Paper Weight

    Plain paper: 64 - 105 g/m²

    Canon photo paper: up to 275 g/m²


  • Scanner Type

    CIS flatbed photo and document scanner

  • Scanner Resolution (Optical)

    600 x 1200 dpi¹

  • A4 Scan Speed

    Approx. approx. 19 sec¹

  • Scanning Depth (Input / Output)

    Colour: 48 bit / 24 bit

    Greyscale: 16 bit / 8 bit

  • Maximum Document Size

    216 x 297 mm


  • Copy Speed

    sFCOT: Approx. 32 sec¹

    sESAT: Approx. 1.7 ipm¹

  • Multiple Copy

    21 copies (max.)

  • Copy Functions

    Document copying (plain paper), Borderless Copy

  • Copy Zoom

    Fit to page

Display Languages

  • Interface Type - PC / Mac

    Hi-Speed USB (B Port)


  • Supported Operating Systems

    Windows 10

    Windows 8.1 (including Windows 8.1 Update), Windows 8

    Windows 7, Windows 7 SP1

    Windows Vista SP2

    Windows XP SP3 (32 bit only)

    Note: For Windows, .NET Framework 4 or .NET Framework 4.5 is required.

    For Windows XP, XPS Essentials Pack is required.

    Mac OS X v10.7.5 to Mac OS X v10.10

  • Minimum System Requirements

    Windows: 3.1GB disk space, Internet Explorer 8

    Mac: Internet connection, 1.5GB disk space, Safari 5

    Display: 1024 x 768 XGA

  • Software Included

    MP Driver including Scanning Utility

    My Image Garden with Full HD Movie Print¹

    Quick Menu

    Easy-WebPrint EX (download)²


  • Weight

    approx. 5.8 kg

  • Dimensions (W x D x H)

    approx. 445 x 330 x 163 mm

  • Acoustic Noise Levels

    approx. 46.0dB(A)¹

  • Operating Temperature


  • Operating Humidity

    10-90%RH (no dew condensation)

  • Power Source

    AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz

  • Power Consumption

    Off: Approx. 0.4 W

    Standby (connected to PC via USB): Approx. 0.8 W (scanning lamp off)

    Standby (all ports connected): Approx. 0.8 W (scanning lamp is off)

    Time to enter Standby mode: 7 minutes

    Copying: Approx. 11 W¹

All specifications subject to change without notice.

Print speed may vary depending on system configuration, interface, software, document complexity, print mode, page coverage, type of paper used etc.

Ink yield may vary depending on texts/photos printed, applications software used, print mode and type of paper used. For yield information see

Scan speed may vary depending on system configuration, interface, software, scan mode settings and document size etc.

Copy speed may vary depending on document complexity, copy mode, page coverage, type of paper used etc. and does not take into account warming up time.

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  1. ¹ Ink droplets can be placed with a minimum pitch of 1/4800 inch

  2. ¹ A4 document print speed on plain paper is measured based on average of ESAT in Office Category Test of ISO/IEC 24734 standard.

  3. ¹ Photo print speed is based on default driver setting using ISO/JIS-SCID N2 standard on Canon Photo Paper Plus Glossy II and does not take into account data processing time on host computer.

  4. ¹ Page yield is the estimated value based on Canon individual test method using the ISO/IEC 24712 chart & continuous printing simulation with the replacement ink bottles after initial setup. Page yields are not to be combined.

  5. ¹ Optical resolution is a measure of maximum hardware sampling resolution based on ISO 14473 standard. When scanning in high resolution, the maximum scan size is restricted.

  6. ¹ Colour document scan speed is measured with ISO/IEC 24735 Annex C Test Chart A. Scan speed indicates the time measured between pressing the scan button of the scanner driver and the on-screen status display turns off.

  7. ¹ Colour document copy speed is measured based on average of sFCOT and sESAT in Performance Test of ISO/IEC 29183 standard.

  8. ¹ Full HD Movie Print is available for MOV and MP4 movie files created by select Canon digital cameras and camcorders. Requires installation of software bundled with Canon video or digital camera, from which the movie was captured. MOV files require: ZoomBrowser EX / ImageBrowser (version 6.5 or later), MP4 files require: ImageBrowser EX (version 1.0 or later).

    ² Easy-WebPrint EX requires Internet Explorer 8 or later

  9. ¹ When printing ISO/JIS-SCID N2 pattern on 10x15cm Photo Paper Plus Glossy II using default settings.

  10. ¹ When copying ISO/JIS-SCID N2 (printed by inkjet printer) on A4 size plain paper using default settings.