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Designed for home office use, the i-Sensys LBP5050n is a compact, network ready, desktop laser printer from Canon. It is a fairly standard colour laser printer - with few controls and no screen - but is it well suited to printing text documents? We put this Canon printer through its pace to find out.
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Canon i-Sensys LBP5050n

  • Launch date: Oct 2008
  • Type: Standard printer
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Printer type Standard printer
WLAN (WiFi) No
Test Date 1 October 2009
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