NEW CANON imageCLASS MULTIFUNCTION PRINTERS OFFER INCREASED FUNCTIONALITY AND PERFORMANCE FOR SMALL BUSINESSES AND HOME OFFICE USERS
Improved Speeds, Greater Efficiency Create Ideal Solutions for Consumers Seeking To Increase Productivity
MISSISSAUGA, ON., September 1, 2010 – Canon Canada Inc., a leader in digital imaging, today announced the addition of two new imageCLASS multifunction devices to its award-winning lineup of small office and home office solutions, the Colour imageCLASS MF9220Cdn colour laser multifunction printers and the MF4570dn monochrome laser multifunction printer.
“In response to the increasing demand for easy-to-use, feature-rich multifunction devices targeted to small business and home office environments, Canon is proud to introduce the latest additions to the imageCLASS lineup,” said Ian Macfarlane, Vice President of the Consumer Imaging Group at Canon Canada Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., Inc. “With small businesses and sole proprietorships increasingly demanding greater value and performance from their hardware purchases, the new imageCLASS models offer a compelling blend of functionality and features ideal for these demanding users.”
Colour imageCLASS MF9220Cdn – Greater Functionality For Demanding Environments
Developed to address the needs of today’s fast-paced end-user, the new Colour imageCLASS MF9220Cdn colour laser multifunction printer allows small businesses and work groups to maximize productivity with convenient print, copy, fax and scan functionality in a fully networkable device. Ideal for multi-user environments, this device features a variety of technologies found in many high-end commercial copiers to maximize office efficiency including “User ID Management” control, which allows network administrators to monitor and limit print output and an Auto-Duplex function to help reduce paper costs and increase productivity. Additionally, for the first time from Canon, the Colour imageCLASS MF9220 features LDAP address book, allowing documents to be sent instantly.
Featuring a 50-sheet Auto Document Feeder (ADF), 250-sheet cassette plus 100-sheet multipurpose tray, and an optional 500-sheet paper cassette pedestal and handling paper sizes up to legal, the Colour imageCLASS MF9220 delivers print speeds of up to 22 pages per minute (ppm)i in both colour and black and white while capturing finer details with remarkable tone-on-tone clarity, auto gradation and Canon’s Pure Black technology.
Further enhancing the utility of the MF9220 is an innovative 3.5-inch colour display with Easy-Scroll Wheel that provides effortless control over projects through a user-friendly menu.
imageCLASS MF4570dn – Enhanced Performance and Functionality
Targeting small businesses and home office users seeking a reliable all-in-one office solution, the imageCLASS MF4570dn enhances productivity and offers end-users Canon’s renowned quality and durability in an eye-catching piano black finish. Providing high-end features usually found in advanced printer models including duplex versatility, print and copy speeds up to 26 ppm, a 250-sheet front-loading paper cassette and an Automatic Document Feeder (ADF), the new device simplifies office work while delivering significant value. Utilizing Canon’s innovative on-demand fixing technology, the imageCLASS MF4570dn offers a quick first print time of approximately six seconds and an efficient energy saving system which lessens the machine’s warm-up time.
Further expanding device functionality, the new imageCLASS MF4570dn features a new, five-line LCD control panel display, built-in Ethernet port and captures scanned documents in 24-bit colour at an interpolated resolution of up to 9600 dots-per-inch (dpi) through the ADF or platen glass. The new devices use a 33.6 Kbps Super G3faxii for the rapid transmission of facsimile communications.
To deliver high-quality prints and copies, each model incorporates the Canon Single Cartridge System, which combines the toner, drum and development unit in one easy-to-replace cartridge, resulting in excellent image quality retention and eliminating the complication and warehousing of separate toner and drum consumables.
The new imageCLASS models meet the ENERGY STAR guidelines set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Department of Energy (DOE) and exceed the European Union RoHS Directive standards. Canon was named a 2010 ENERGY STAR “Partner of the Year” and is a strong advocate of educating consumers regarding energy-efficient products through its product labeling and environmental programs.
The Colour imageCLASS MF9220Cdn colour laser multifunction printer will be available starting early to mid-November through retailers and Canon Authorized Dealers at a manufacturer’s suggested price $1299.99 respectively.
The imageCLASS MF4570dn multifunction printer is scheduled to be available starting mid-October through retailers and Canon Authorized Dealers at a manufacturer’s suggested price of CAD $299.99
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. Canon Inc. is among the top three 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 and analogue cameras and lenses; semiconductor, broadcast and other specialized industrial products.
Canon supports programs that help preserve and protect the environment. The company instituted the Clean Earth Campaign in 1990, which assists various environmental and recycling initiatives. The Campaign has also supported leading environmental organizations, such as World Wildlife Fund – Canada and the Canon Envirothon.