Canon PIXMA TR8550


Smart, productive and fully connected 4-in-one

Boost home office productivity and save space using this premium 5-ink, 4-In-One, which packs print, scan, copy and fax functions, easy Wi-Fi, Ethernet and SD card connections plus smartphone-like touch control into a small, square design.

Smart connections

Simply download the Canon PRINT app for effortless wireless print and scan using your smart device (iOS & Android). Connection is quick and easy via Bluetooth*.

Freedom of the cloud

Experience the freedom of cloud printing and scanning**straight from the printer. It takes seconds with PIXMA Cloud link and there?s no need for a PC

Quality prints, big savings

Print superbly detailed colour photos and sharp text in documents with 5 single inks. Save with optional XL or XXL ink tanks and auto 2-sided printing.

Specifications in detail

Printer Specifications

Print Resolution

Up to 4800?1x 1200 dpi

Print Technology

5 Individual Inks (PGBK, BK, C, M, Y)
Inkjet FINE print head with 1pl (min.) ink droplet size
ChromaLife100 inks

Mono Document Print Speed

Approx. 15.0 ipm?2

Colour Document Print Speed

Approx. 10.0 ipm?3

Mono Document Print Speed (Duplex)

Approx. 3.0 ipm?4

Photo Print Speed

Borderless 10x15cm: Approx. 37 seconds?5

Borderless Printing

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

Two Sided Printing


Scanner Specifications

Scanner Type

Flatbed, ADF and CIS colour scanner

Scanner Resolution (Optical)

Up to 1200 x 2400 dpi?6

A4 Scan Speed

Approx. 15 secs?7

Maximum Document Size

Flatbed: A4, LTR (216x297mm)?

Scanning Depth (Input / Output)

Colour: 48 bit / 24 bit?
Greyscale: 16 bit / 8 bit

Copier Specifications

Copy Speed Colour Document

sFCOT: Approx. 19 seconds?8?
sESAT: Approx. 6.5 seconds?9?
sESAT ADF simplex: Approx. 8.0 ipm?10

Multiple Copy

1 to 99 pages

Copy Functions

Document Copying, Photo Copying, Fit-to-Page Copying, Borderless Copying

Copy Quality Settings

Fast, Standard, High

Fax Specifications

Fax Type

Super G3 / Colour

Fax resolution

Mono: up to 300 x 300dpi?
Colour: 200 x 200 dpi

Fax Speed

Mono: approx. 3 sec. (33.6kbps)?11?
Colour: approx. 1 min. (33.6kbps)?12

FAX memory

Up to 250 pages

Coded Speed Dialling

Max. 100 locations

Group Dial

Max. 99 locations


Standard Ink Cartridges

PGI-580PGBK (Pigment Black)?
CLI-581BK (Black)?
CLI-581C (Cyan)?
CLI-581M (Magenta)?
CLI-581Y (Yellow)

Optional XL/XXL Ink Cartridges

PGI-580PGBK XXL (Pigment Black)?
PGI-580PGBK XL (Pigment Black)?
CLI-581BK XXL (Black)?
CLI-581BK XL (Black)?
CLI-581C XXL (Cyan)?
CLI-581C XL (Cyan)?
CLI-581M XXL (Magenta)?
CLI-581M XL (Magenta)?
CLI-581Y XXL (Yellow)?
CLI-581Y XL (Yellow)


Cartridge Yield (Plain paper)

A4 Colour Document?
Pigment Black: 200 pages?
Pigment Black XL:? 400 pages?
Pigment Black XXL: 600 pages?
Black:? 1505* pages?
Black XL:? 3120* pages?
Black XXL: 6360* pages?
Cyan:? 256 pages?
Cyan XL:? 515 pages?
Cyan XXL:? 820 pages?
Magenta:? 237 pages?
Magenta XL:? 474 pages?
Magenta XXL: 760 pages?
Yellow: 257 pages?
Yellow XL: 514 pages?
Yellow XXL: 824 pages?
* Estimated supplemental yield

Cartridge Yield (Photo print)

10x15cm photo?
Pigment Black: 1448* photos?
Pigment Black XL: 3373* photos?
Pigment Black XXL: 5500* photos?
Black: 231* photos?
Black XL: 520* photos?
Black XXL: 858* photos?
Cyan: 83 photos?
Cyan XL: 170 photos?
Cyan XXL: 282 photos?
Magenta: 108 photos?
Magenta XL: 225 photos?
Magenta XXL: 367 photos?
Yellow: 99 photos?
Yellow XL: 199 photos?
Yellow XXL: 322 photos?
* Estimated supplemental yield

Composite (CMY average)

Standard: 250 document pages or 96* photos?
Optional XL:? 500 document pages or 195* photos?
Optional XXL: 800 document pages or 320* 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 Support

Paper Types

Plain Paper?
Photo Paper Pro Platinum (PT-101)?
Photo Paper Plus Glossy II (PP-201/PP-301)?
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 of plain paper?
Front cassette: Max. 100 sheets of plain paper

Paper Sizes

Rear Tray: A4, A5, B5, LTR, LGL, 20 x 25cm, 13 x 18cm, 10 x 15cm, 13 x 13cm, Envelopes (DL, COM10)?
Front cassette: A4, A5, B5, LTR

Paper Weight

Plain paper: 64 - 105 g/m??
Canon photo paper up to 300 g/m? (PT-101)


Wired Connections

Hi-Speed USB?
Ethernet 10/100Mbps (auto switchable)

Wireless Connections

Wi-Fi IEEE802.11 b/g/n?13?
Frequency: 2.4GHz?
Bluetooth (BLE)?
Wireless Direct

Applications Support

Canon PRINT app?14?
Apple AirPrint?
Google Cloud Print?
Wireless & LAN PictBridge?
Card Direct (Print & Scan)


Supported Operating Systems

Mac OS

Supported Mobile Systems

Windows Mobile

Minimum System Requirements

Windows: Windows 10 , Windows 8.1, Windows 7 SP1?
*Operation can only be guaranteed on a PC with pre-installed Windows 7 or later.?
.NET Framework 4.5.2 or 4.6 is required?
Mac: OS X 10.10.5~OS X 10.11, Mac OS 10.12?
Display: XGA 1024 x 768

Software Included

MP Driver including Scanning Utility?
My Image Garden?
Quick Menu?
Easy-WebPrint EX (download)

Physical Features

Display Type & Size

LCD (4.3 inch / 10.8 cm TFT color/Touch)

Display Languages

33 Languages Selectable: Japanese / English / German / French / Italian / Spanish / Dutch / Portuguese / Norwegian / Swedish / Danish / Finnish / Russian / Czech / Hungarian / Polish / Slovene / Turkish / Greek / Simplified Chinese / Traditional Chinese / Korean / Indonesian / Slovakian / Estonian / Latvian / Lithuanian / Ukrainian / Romanian / Bulgarian / Thai / Croatian / Vietnamese

Automatic Document Feeder

Up to 20 Sheets (1-sided)

Dimensions (W x D x H)

438 x 351 x 190 mm


approx. 8.0 kg

Power Source

AC 100-240V 50/60Hz

Power Consumption

Off : 0.3W?
Standby (scanning lamp is off) : approx. 1.3W?
Standby (all ports connected, scanning lamp is off) : approx. 2.0W?
Time to enter standby: approx. 11min 18sec?
Copying: approx 15W?15

Acoustic Noise Levels

Approx. 43.0(A)??16

Operating Temperature

5 - 35?C

Operating Humidity

10 - 90%RH? (no dew condensation)

Typical Electricity Consumption (TEC)


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.

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.

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

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  1. Ink droplets can be placed with a pitch of 1/4800 inch at minimum.
  2. Document print speeds are the averages of ESAT in Office Category Test for the default simplex mode, ISO/IEC 24734.
  3. Document print speeds are the averages of ESAT in Office Category Test for the default simplex mode, ISO/IEC 24734.
  4. Document print speeds are the averages of ESAT in Office Category Test for the default simplex mode, ISO/IEC 24734.
  5. Photo print speed is based on the default setting using ISO/JIS-SCID N2 on Photo Paper Plus Glossy II and does not take into account data processing time on host computer.
  6. Optical resolution is a measure of maximum hardware sampling resolution, based on ISO 14473 standard. Optical resolution scan is available, only when you use TWAIN Driver.
  7. Color document scan speed is measured with ISO/IEC 29735 Target A. Scan speed indicates the time measured between pressing the scan button of the scanner driver and the on-screen status display turns off. Scan speed may vary depending on system configuration, interface, software, scan mode settings and docume