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imageRUNNER C5068

Support Color Multifunction Copiers


Model Name

imageRUNNER C5068


Color Digital Multifunction Imaging System

Imaging System

Copying Method: Laser Dry Electrostatic Transfer

Developing System

Dry Monocomponent/Dual Component Developing System

Image Server Memory


Max Mailboxes Supported

100 User Inboxes, 1 Memory RX Inbox, 50 Confidential Fax Inboxes

Max Copy Reservation

10 Jobs

Scanning Resolution

600 dpi x 600 dpi

Printing Resolution

2400 dpi x 600 dpi Interpolated


256 Gradations (Continuous-Tone)


(B/W, Color): Up to 68/16 ppm (Letter)

First Copy Time

5.3 Seconds (B/W)
12.2 Seconds (Color)

Multiple Copies

1 to 9,999


25% - 400% (1% Increments)

Preset Reductions

25% - 400% (1% Increments)
25%, 50%, 64%, 73%, 78%

Preset Enlargements

121%, 129%, 200%, 400%

Acceptable Originals

Statement to 11x 17
Sheet, Book, 3-dimensional Objects (up to 4.4 lb.)
Acceptable Paper Weight of Originals: Simplex: 13 lb. to 32 lb. Bond
Duplex: 17 lb. to 32 lb. Bond Scan Speed: Up to 70 ipm at 300 dpi (LTR in B/W and Color)
Up to 50 ipm at 600 dpi (LTR in B/W and Color)

Maximum Original Size

11 x 17Image Reader: Color Image Reader (Standard)

Standard Paper Capacity

Dual 1,500-sheet Paper Drawers
Dual 550-sheet Paper Cassettes

Optional: 3,500-sheet Paper Deck

Manual Bypass

100-sheet Stack Bypass

Maximum Paper Capacity

100 Sheets

Output Sizes


Upper Drawers: Letter
Lower Cassettes: 13 x 19, 12 x 18, 11 x 17, Legal, Letter, Letter-R, Statement-R, Executive


13 x 19, 12-5/8 x 17-11/16, 12 x 18, 11 x 17, Legal, Letter, Letter-R, Statement-R, Executive, Irregular size (3-15/16 x 5-7/8 to 13 x 19)

Acceptable Paper Weights


17 lb. Bond to 110 lb. Index


17 lb. Bond to 140 lb. Index


Standard Automatic Trayless Duplexing (STMT-R to 12 x 18)

Warm Up Time

8 Minutes and 50 Seconds after Powering On

Exposure Control

Automatic or Manual (9 Levels)Magnification
Color Mode: Auto Color, Full Color, Black, Single Color, Two Colors

Power Requirements

120V AC, 60Hz, 16A
Power Consumption: 1.75 kW
Plug: NEMA 5-20P


46-7/8 x 26-3/4 x 33-1/2
Installation Space (W x D): 57-3/4 x 33-1/2 (When Stack Bypass is Extended)


Approx. 498 lb.

Estimated Toner Yield

Black: 40,000 Images at 6% Coverage
Color: 9,500 Images at 5% Coverage

Paper Supply Options


Paper Deck-U1

Paper Capacity

3,500 Sheets (20 lb. Bond)

Paper Sizes



22-3/8 x 12-7/8 x 23
Installation Space (W x D): 37-7/8 x 33-1/2


Approximately 101 lb.

Output Options

Finishers Output Trays


Finisher-AC1/Saddle Finisher-AC2

Paper Weights

17 lb. Bond to 140 lb. Index

Paper Size

Standard: 13 x 19, 12 x 18, 11 x 17, Legal, Letter, Letter-R, Statement-R, Executive
Non-standard Size: Irregular Size (3-15/16 x 5-7/8 to 13 x 19

Number Of Trays

3 Trays

Top Tray

1,300 Sheets (Letter, Statement-R, Executive)
650 Sheets (13 x 19, 12 x 18, 11 x 17, Legal, Letter-R)

Lower Tray

2,450 Sheets (Letter)
650 Sheets (13 x 19, 12 x 18, 11 x 17, Legal, Letter-R)
Non-collating Tray: 250 Sheets (Letter, Statement-R, Executive)
125 Sheets (13 x 19, 12 x 18, 11 x 17, Legal, Letter-R)Paper Capacity of Staple Mode
Upper Tray: 1,300 Sheets/100 Sets (Letter, Executive)
Lower Tray: 650 Sheets /50 Sets (11 x 17, Legal, Letter-R)

Staple Capacity

Letter, Executive: 50 Sheets (17 lb. to 20 lb. Bond)
30 Sheets (20 lb. to 28 lb. Bond)
2 Sheets (28 lb. Bond to 140 lb. Index)

11 x 17, Legal, Letter-R: 30 Sheets (17 lb. to 20 lb. Bond)
20 Sheets (20 lb. to 28 lb. Bond)
2 Sheets (28 lb. Bond to 140 lb. Index)

Staple Positions

Corner: 11 x 17, Legal, Letter, Letter-R, Executive
Double: 11 x 17, Legal,†Letter Letter-R,†Executive

Paper Sizes

12 x 18,†11 x 17, Legal, Letter-R tt Saddle-stitch Capacity: 15 Sheets (17 lb. to 20 lb. Bond)
10 Sheets (20 lb. to 28 lb. Bond)Tray Capacity: 25 Sets (1 to 5 Sheets), 15 Sets (6 to 10 Sheets), 10 Sets (11 to 15 Sheets)

Fold Type



Finisher-AC1: 46-1/4 x 26-1/4 x 25-7/8
Saddle Finisher-AC2: 46-3/4 x 26-1/4 x 25-7/8Installation Space (W x D): 55-1/2 x 33-1/2 (When the Auxiliary Tray is Extended), 60-3/4 x 25-7/8 (When the Optional Puncher Unit-M1 is Attached and the Auxiliary Tray is Extended)


Finisher-AC1: Approximately 101 lb.
Saddle Finisher-AC2: Approximately 161 lb. Puncher Unit-M1ttt
Paper Size: 11 x 17, Legal, Letter, Letter-R
Max. Paper Weight: 17 lb. Bond to 140 lb. Index
Punch Type: 3 Holes (Letter, 11 x 17)
2 Holes (Legal, Letter-R)
Punch Waste Tray Capacity: When approximately 3,000 Sheets of Paper Have Been Punched
Dimensions (H x W x D): 32-3/4 x 4-1/4 x 24-1/2
Weight: Approximately 15.9 lb.

Fax Board


Super G3 Fax Board-U1 (Opt.)

Applicable Line

Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN)
Connection Lines: One-Line (Super G3 Fax Board-U1)Sending/Original Size: Statement to 11 x 17
Recording/Printing Size: Statement to 11 x 17

Print Board


Color UFR II/PCL Printer Kit-Z1


Canon Dual Custom Processor (Shared)

Standard Memory

1.5GB RAM (Std.) (Shared)

Hard Disk

80GB (Shared)

PDL Support

Optional PDL Support: PostScript 3 Emulation (PS Printer Kit-Z1)Print Resolution:
UFR II/PS 3: 2400 dpi Equivalent x 600 dpi
PCL 5c: 2400 dpi Equivalent x 600 dpi
PCL 6: 2400 dpi Equivalent x 600 dpi

Print Controller Technology

UFR II: Windows® (Windows 2000/XP/Server 2003/Windows Vista®), Citrix MetaFrame, Macintosh® (OS 10.2.8 or Later)
PCL 5c: Windows (Windows 2000/XP/Server 2003/Windows Vista) Citrix MetaFrame
PCL 6: Windows (Windows 2000/XP/Server 2003/Windows Vista) Citrix Metaframe
XPS:# Windows Vista
PS3 (Optional): Windows (Windows 2000/XP/Server 2003/Windows Vista), Citrix MetaFrame, Macintosh (OS 10.2.8 or Later)


imagePASS-G1 v1.1


Celeron® M 1.2GHzSystem: System 7e

Standard Memory


Maximum Memory


Hard Disk


PDL Support

Adobe® Postscript® 3, PCL 5c
Print Resolution: 600 dpi x 600 dpi
Utility Software: Remote Scan/Command WorkStation® for Windows/Command WorkStation for Mac

Interface Connections

10/100/1000Base-T (RJ-45)

Other Features

Options: 256MB RAM, Secure Erase v1.0, Impose v2.6, X-Rite Eye-One

Send Expansion Sets


Color Universal Send (Standard)

Address Book Capacity

Max. 1,800 Destinations (Includes 200 One-Touch Buttons), Max. 5 LDAP Servers

File Format

Communication Protocol
E-mail/I-fax: SMTP, POP3, I-FAX (Simple, Full)
Data Format
File, E-mail: TIFF, JPEG, PDF, PDF (Compact),* PDF (Trace & Smooth),* PDF (OCR),* Encrypted PDF,** Digital Signature PDF (Device,** User***)
I-fax: B/W: TIFF (MH, MR, MMR) Color: TIFF (Profile-C)

Sending Size

E-Mail, I-FAX, SMB, File Server (FTP, IPX, WebDAV), User Inbox, Super G3 Fax (Opt.)Color Mode: Auto Color Select (Full Color, Grayscale)
Auto Color Select (Full Color, B/W)
Full Color, Grayscale, B/W Other Optional Accessories Encrypted Secured Print Software-C1^Barcode Printing Kit-A1Web Access Software Kit-E1^^Universal Send PDF Advanced Feature Set-A1Universal Send PDF Security Feature Set-A1Digital User Signature PDF Kit-A1Secure Watermark-A1Super G3 Fax Board-U1HDD Data Encryption Kit-B1HDD Data Erase Kit-A1Voice Guidance Kit-A2Remote Operator Software Kit-A2Document Tray-M1Copy Tray-K1Card Reader-C1Card Reader Attachment Kit-C1Key Switch Unit-A2Braille Label Kit-A1ADF Access Handle-A1Stamp Unit-B1eCopy Suite Access Management System Kit-A1Workflow Composer-B2Footnotes:
* Requires Universal Send PDF Advanced Feature Set-A1
** Requires Universal Send PDF Security Feature Set-A1
*** Requires Digital User Signature PDF Kit-A1
# Check with Authorized Canon Dealer for availability
t Not available on imagePASS-G1 v1.1
tt Available with Saddle Finisher-AC2 only
ttt Can only be installed with Finisher-AC1 or Saddle Finisher-AC2
^ Requires UFR II/PCL Printer Kit-Z1
^^ Requires UFR II/PCL Printer Kit-Z1 if printing Web pages; requires PS-Printer Kit-Z1 if printing PDF files
Voice Guidance Kit-A2 cannot be installed with Document Tray-M1
Cannot be installed if any optional finishers are installed
Requires Card Reader Attachment Kit-C1 for installation


BERTL 4 Star Highly Recommended

Better Buys for Business 2008 Editor's Choice

BLI 2008 4 Stars

BLI 2008 Recommended

BLI 2008 Reliability Certified

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