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Canon Canada Announces Six New imageCLASS Laser Multifunction Printers

Canon imageCLASS MF8080Cw Colour Laser Multifunction Printer

Canon imageCLASS MF8080Cw Colour Laser Multifunction Printer

Canon Canada Expands imageCLASS Laser Multifunction And Printer Lineup With Six New Products

Enhanced Features Including Select Models with Wireless Connectivity, Deliver on Core Efficiency Needs for Home and Business Customers

MISSISSAUGA, ON, July 26, 2011 – Leveraging Canon’s big-office technology in affordable compact devices, Canon Canada Inc., a leader in digital imaging, today launched six additions to its imageCLASS multifunction device and printer portfolio, including four machines that support wireless connectivity, a first for imageCLASS devices. Ranging from Colour Laser Multifunction Printers (MFPs) (Colour imageCLASS MF8380Cdw/MF8080Cw) to Monochrome Laser MFPs (imageCLASS MF5960dn/5950dw, imageCLASS MF4570dw and imageCLASS MF3010), these new products collectively help meet the needs of consumers, small office /home office (SOHO) users, and workgroups.
Developed to help increase productivity, the MF8380Cdw, MF8080Cw, MF5950dw and MF4570dw allow end users to print from virtually anywhere in their home or small office4. All four machines support the current 802.11 b/g /n wireless protocol, allowing for a cable-free, hassle-free solution for printing documents, and also support the Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) and Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) wireless security protocols. Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) One-Touch support allows for an easy installation process for customers using supported routers.

“Canon’s goal is to provide a variety of options to our customers that incorporate many advanced technologies found in Canon’s high-end commercial copiers, but meet the functionality, price and design needs of home and business users,” said Ian Macfarlane, Senior Vice-President of Sales and Service Operations, Canon Canada, a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon USA. “The new imageCLASS models deliver on our tough standards for high speed, quality, ease of use and affordable prices to meet the needs of today’s customers.”

Representative of Canon’s commitment to eco-conscious printing, the MF8380Cdw, MF5960dn, MF5950dw and MF4570dw include Duplex Printing as the default print mode, a feature that can help businesses save money by using less paper, creating a win-win for the customer and the environment.

Also new to the line is a redesigned Remote User Interface (RUI) that can be accessed by networked machines and One-Touch Buttons on select models that allow users to perform functions such as Secure Print, Easy Scanning and Paper Save Copying (duplex / n-in-1 combination) with just the touch of a button.

The new imageCLASS monochrome printers include:

  • imageCLASS MF3010 Multifunction Printer: The new Canon imageCLASS MF3010 Multifunction Printer (“MFP”) is an ultra-compact, easy-to-use three-in-one (print/scan/copy) device that is ideal for executive assistants, administrative environments and consumers looking for a monochrome MFP at an affordable price. The MF3010 has printing speeds of up to 19 pages-per-minute (ppm)2, delivers a first print in less than eight seconds5 and includes a 150-sheet cassette.3 At just 14.7″ (W) x 10.9″ (D) x 10.0″ (H), the MF3010 is comparable in size to many laptops, saving valuable counter space. It offers a simple control panel (seven segment, one-digit LED) and features the Canon Single Cartridge System, which combines toner, drum and waste toner into one unit for easy maintenance. The Canon imageCLASS MF3010 MFP is anticipated to be available beginning in August at an estimated retail price of $1491 via resellers and authorized Canon retailers and will represent the line’s lowest-priced laser MFP to date.
  • imageCLASS MF4570dw Multifunction Printer: With a sleek, compact design to complement modern SOHO environments, the monochrome imageCLASS MF4570dw MFP is an easy-to-use, four-in-one (print/scan/copy/fax) laser MFP featuring wireless connectivity that is ideal for home network integration. The new model boasts printing speeds of up to 26 ppm, simplex and 16 ppm, duplex,7 and delivers first print pages in approximately six seconds6. Designed for high-usability, the MF4570dw is equipped with a 250-sheet front-loading paper cassette and a 35-sheet automatic document feeder.3 The Canon imageCLASS MF4570dw MFP is anticipated to be available at an estimated retail price of $2991 via resellers and authorized Canon retailers starting in September.
  • imageCLASS MF5950dw/MF5960dn Multifunction Printers: The most feature-packed monochrome Canon imageCLASS MFP models to date, these up to 35 ppm, simplex and 17 ppm, duplex7, four-in-one (print/scan/copy/fax) laser MFP’s offer a vast array of features from scan-to-email and direct USB print to fax forwarding and secure print for SMBs and workgroups of up to 15 people. Both machines are equipped with a 250-sheet front-loading paper cassette, a 50-sheet multipurpose tray and a 50-sheet duplex automatic document feeder (DADF);3 an optional 500 sheet cassette is also available for heightened productivity. The MF5950dw includes wireless support and is anticipated to be available at an estimated retail price of $4991 via resellers and authorized Canon retailers in September. The MF5960dn offers printer language (PCL/PS) support and is anticipated to be available at an estimated retail price of $5991 via resellers and authorized Canon retailers beginning in September.

The new imageCLASS colour printers include:

  • Colour imageCLASS MF8080Cw/MF8380Cdw Multifunction Printers: The MF8080Cw and MF8380Cdw offer winning solutions for home and small office users seeking a four-in-one (print/scan/copy/fax) laser MFP that provides a convenient and cost-effective alternative to print and copy outsourcing. These models build on the success of their predecessors, incorporating high-end colour imaging technologies adopted from the imageRUNNER MFP line at a low entry cost while adding an array of new features. Both machines feature an updated control panel including One-Touch Button support to simplify advanced workflows. Direct printing from a USB flash drive is new, as is wireless support for printing, scanning and PC faxing. The up to eight colour/12 monochrome ppm7 MF8080Cw and 21 colour/21 monochrome ppm, simplex /10 color/10 monochrome, duplex7 MF8380Cdw are anticipated to be available beginning in September via resellers and authorized Canon retailers at estimated retail prices of CAD $4991 and CAD $7991, respectively.

In addition to the new default duplex printing mode on four of these models, all six of these new Canon imageCLASS products meet the ENERGY STAR® guidelines.

About Canon Canada Inc.
Headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, the company employs 1,200 people at its offices nation-wide, servicing the Canadian market from coast to coast. Innovation and cutting-edge technology have been essential ingredients in Canon’s success. Canon’s leadership in imaging, optical and document management technology and solutions is based in large part on the thousands of patents the company has secured throughout its history. Since 1994, Canon Inc. is among the top four US patent recipients.

The company’s comprehensive product line includes networked multifunction devices; digital copiers (colour and black and white); printers, scanners, image filing systems and facsimile machines; calculators, digital camcorders, digital cameras and lenses; medical imaging equipment, semiconductor, broadcast and other specialized industrial products.

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