Canon PIXMA G1520

Canon PIXMA G1520

Enjoy productive, quality printing that’s economical too with this dependable, high yield, dedicated MegaTank printer featuring diverse media handling – for pin-sharp documents and vivid photos at home, or in the office.



Canon PIXMA G1520

High yield, economical and productive everyday printer

Convenient, day-to-day printing that’s cost-effective too. Enjoy pin-sharp documents and vivid photos with quality you can always count on.

Technical Specifications

Model Numbers
Printer Specifications
Print Resolution
Up to 4800 x 1200 dpi1
Print Technology
2 FINE Print Head (Black and Colour)
Refillable ink tank printer
Mono Print Speed
approx. 9.1 ipm2
Colour Print Speed
approx. 5.0 ipm3
Photo Print Speed
Borderless 10x15cm : Approx. 45 seconds4
Borderless Printing
A4, LTR, 4″ x 6″5
Two Sided Printing
Manual operation
Cartridges and Yields
Standard Ink Cartridges
GI-51 <PGBK>
GI-51 <C>
GI-51 <M>
GI-51 <Y>
Cartridge Yield (Plain Paper)
A4 colour documents printing 6
Black: 6,000 pages (Economy mode 7,600 pages) 7
Colour: 7,700 pages
* Estimated supplemental yield
Cartridge Yield (Photo)
10x15cm colour photo printing 8
Colour: 2,200 photos
* Estimated supplemental yield
Paper Support
Paper Types
Plain Paper
Photo Paper Pro Luster (LU-101),
Photo Paper Plus Glossy II (PP-201)
Matte Photo Paper (MP-101),
Glossy Photo Paper “Everyday Use” (GP-501)
High Resolution Paper (HR-101N),
Photo Paper Plus Semi-gloss (SG-201),
Restickable Photo Paper(RP-101)
Magnetic Photo Paper(MG-101)
Dark Fabric Iron on Transfers (DF-101),
Light Fabric Iron on Transfers (LF-101),
Double sided Matte Paper (MP-101D)
Maximum Paper Input
Rear Tray: Max. 100 sheets (plain paper)
Paper Sizes
A4, LTR, LGL, 4″ x 6″

[Custom size] width 55 mm – 216 mm, length 89 mm – 1200 mm
Paper Weight
Rear Tray: Plain paper: 64 – 105 g/m²
Canon specialty paper: max paper weight : approx. 275 g/m²
(Photo Paper Plus Glossy II PP-201)
Display Type Size
Hi-Speed USB (USB B Port)
Print Applications & Methods
Easy-PhotoPrint Editor Software9
Supported Operating Systems
Windows 10、Windows 8.1、Windows 7 SP1
Operation can only be guaranteed on a PC with pre-installed Windows 7 or later.
Printer driver, IJ Printer Assistant Tool and IJ Network Device Setup Utility are available with following OS.
Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1、Windows Server 2012 R2、Windows Server 2016、Windows Server 2019

Chrome OS

Mac: OS X 10.12.6 ~ macOS 10.1510
Minimum System Requirements
Windows: 2.0GB or more
Mac: 1.0GB or more
Note: for bundled software installation. The necessary amount of hard disk space required.
Display: 1024 x 768 XGA
Software Included
Printer Driver
IJ Printer Assistant Tool
Easy-PhotoPrint Editor (download)
Physical Features
approx. 4.8 kg
Dimensions (W x D x H)
Approx. 445 x 330 x 167
Acoustic Noise Levels
approx. 49.5dB(A)11
Recommended Operating Environment
Operating Temperature: 5-35°C
Operating Humidity: 10-90%RH (no dew condensation)
Power Source
AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz
Power Consumption
Off: Approx. 0.2W
Standby (USB connection to PC): Approx. 0.6W
Standby (all ports connected): Approx. 0.6W
Time to enter Standby mode: 4minutes 34sec
Printing: Approx. 15W12
Typical Electricity Consumption
0.09 kWh