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It is arduous to inform from the photograph, however the Pixma Professional-100 can crank out actually large prints.


Right this moment I carry you a very previous rerun: The final time I wrote about this product was again in 2013!

It could really feel like we’re residing in a post-printed-photo world, what with Instagram and Snapchat and all, however some people nonetheless love turning photos into prints. 

Any inkjet can try this, after all — however not with pro-level outcomes, and virtually definitely not any bigger than eight.5 x 11 inches.

No, to get greater, higher output, you want a much bigger, higher printer. Like this one: For a restricted time, Adorama has the Canon Pixma Professional-100 wide-format printer with photograph paper for $59 shipped. That is after redeeming a $250(!) mail-in rebate (PDF). Common worth: $379.99, minus a $70 in-cart low cost.

Yep, you are studying that proper: This printer usually sells for $380. (Significantly, test Amazon.) And the free bundled pack of 13 x 19 photograph paper (50 sheets) would usually set you again one other $50. In case you do not thoughts paying the $309 up entrance and ready 60 days for rebate processing, you are taking a look at an outright steal. (FYI, the rebate comes within the type of an American Categorical reward card, which can be utilized to pay for something anyplace Amex is accepted.)

True to its identify, the Pixma Professional-100 is taken into account a pro-level printer, in a position to crank out gallery-quality photographs as giant as 13 x 19 inches. It does this utilizing an eight-tank(!) ink system, so do examine and consider your future ink prices. (Excellent news: You may get a set of appropriate cartridges for round $45-$50.)

The printer helps USB, Ethernet, and Wi-Fi connectivity, with AirPrint baked in for iOS customers. It affords a most print decision of four,800 x 2,400 and may produce borderless photographs. Wall artwork, anybody?

Proinertech hasn’t reviewed the Professional-100, however over 800 Amazon clients rated it four.2 stars out of 5, and this PC Magazine overview pegs it proper about the identical. When you think about your remaining, post-rebate worth, it is actually inconceivable to beat.

Your ideas?

Save $150 on the iPad Professional 12.9 and rating a free Apple Pencil besides.


Bonus deal: Greatest Purchase simply rolled out some Black Friday-level offers on Apple merchandise, proving as soon as once more my concept that Black Friday itself isn’t any nice shakes.

One deal particularly stands out: For a restricted time, you may get a current-gen 12.9-inch iPad Professional (64GB) and an Apple Pencil for $649.98 (plus tax). Usually that combo would value you $250 extra.

To get that worth, it’s essential to add each gadgets to your cart. (My supply stated this deal required in-store pickup, however I opted for transport and the value stayed the identical. YMMV.)

Additionally, it is not a lot, however Ebates affords 1 % money again on Greatest Purchase purchases, which means you will save one other $6.50. New to Ebates? You may get $10 while you join an account. (Full disclosure: That is my referral hyperlink. There is no want to make use of it; go on to to enroll when you desire.) New to the entire idea of cash-back companies? Learn my introduction to them.

The Etekcity Gentle Timer Outlet.


All instructed, it is a fairly stellar iPad Professional-plus-Pencil deal, and I am going to wager you will not discover something higher on Black Friday or Cyber Monday.

Bonus deal No. 2: As useful home goods go, it is arduous to beat a programmable electrical outlet. Like this one: For a restricted time, the Etekcity Gentle Timer Outlet is $10.99 while you apply promo code VGBVU27E at checkout. (Notice that Etekcity is the vendor; when you see a distinct “Offered by” firm, it means Etekcity’s stock has run out and the code will not work.)

There are numerous different timers just like this one, many in the identical worth vary. However this one is notable for letting you program as much as 20 settings throughout 7 days, which means you may get ultra-precise about when your lamps swap on and off. It has a security-minded “random” characteristic designed to thwart thieves who is likely to be searching for commonly timed lighting. And it has a built-in backup battery so you will not need to reprogram it if there is a energy outage.

One gripe: It does not say it is waterproof, so it might not maintain as much as wet or snowy climate when you’re planning to make use of it to regulate vacation lights. One other: It is slightly difficult to program, particularly provided that it’s essential to crouch down close to an outlet when you’re programming it. Hmmm…perhaps a $16 app-controlled good plug could be simpler?


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