Canon Continues to Expand Mobile Print Options with AirPrint® Support for imageRUNNER ADVANCE 8500 and 6500 Series
AirPrint Compatibility Delivers Convenient Wireless Printing Directly from iPhone®, iPad® and iPod touch®
MELVILLE, N.Y., May 6, 2016 – Adding to the Company’s broad range of mobile print options, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced that the imageRUNNER ADVANCE 8500 and 6500 Series multifunction office systems now support Apple® AirPrint wireless1 technology, enabling seamless printing directly from iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.2 A printer firmware update is necessary for the AirPrint feature to function with these imageRUNNER ADVANCE systems.3
As an industry leader, Canon continues to offer products that provide customers with user-friendly, convenient solutions, including many systems having compatibility with AirPrint wireless technology,2 which allows users to print photos, email, web pages and documents wirelessly from iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, without the need to download or install any additional print drivers or interfaces.
The imageRUNNER ADVANCE 8500 and 6500 Series joins the growing number of Canon products that are AirPrint compatible.
To see the full portfolio of imageRUNNER ADVANCE systems, visit usa.canon.com/simplyadvanced.
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† Based on weekly patent counts issued by United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Apple, AirPort, iPad, iPhone, iPod touch and Time Capsule are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. AirPrint is a trademark of Apple Inc. iOS is a registered trademark of Cisco in the U.S. and other countries, and is used under license. All referenced product names, and other marks, are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.
Availability and specifications of all products are subject to change without notice.
1 Wireless printing requires a working network with wireless 802.11b/g or 802.11n capability. Wireless performance may vary based on terrain and distance between the printer and wireless network clients.
2 AirPrint functionality requires an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch device running iOS 4.2 (or later), and an AirPrint-enabled printer connected to the same network as your iOS device. Device must be purchased separately.
3 Contact your Authorized Canon Dealer for the firmware update necessary to enable AirPrint functionality. Dealer charges may apply.