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imageRUNNER 5070

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Operating at 50 pages-per-minute (letter), the imageRUNNER 5070 is equipped with a 20GB Hard Disk Drive and 512MB RAM, providing users with exceptional productivity and reliability.
With a scanning resolution of 600 x 600 dpi, enhanced copy resolution of 1200 x 600 dpi, and enhanced print resolution of 2400 x 600 dpi, the imageRUNNER 5070 delivers superior quality or faithful reproduction of text and images.
Incorporating Canon's MEAP™ (Multifunctional Embedded Application Platform) architecture, the imageRUNNER 5070 can be customized to meet unique business needs. Customized applications can run from the device's control panel, streamlining document workflows.
A color user interface panel and intuitively designed device drivers provide user-friendly operation for both walk-up and desktop environments.
With its standard Duplexing Automatic Document Feeder, the imageRUNNER 5070 makes quick work of multi-paged, double-sided and mixed-size originals.
Users can choose to add the optional Finisher-T1 or Saddle Finisher-T2 for advanced document finishing capabilities. The Saddle Finisher allows users to create folded booklets for paper sizes including Letter, 11" x 17", and Legal-sized paper. Each finisher can be configured with a hole punch unit for professional-looking documents.
Supports a host of Internet-ready capabilities, including the optional Web Access Software that allows users to call up Internet or intranet data right on the user-interface, and print Web Pages and downloadable PDF files when configured with the Canon print controller.
Incorporates Canon's IH (Induction Heating) Fusing Technology to significantly reduce energy consumption and improve productivity.
With a standard paper capacity of 4,150 sheets, which can be expanded to 7,650 sheets, the imageRUNNER 5070 has been designed to meet the high volume requirements of large corporate workgroups.
The Mail Box functions of the imageRUNNER 5070 serve as a centralized system for information-sharing, on-site document storage and print-on-demand applications.
Users can choose to add the Canon Multi-PDL Printer Kit-G5, which delivers printing capabilities with support for PCL 5e/6, PostScript® 3™ emulation, and Canon's UFR II (Ultra Fast Rendering) technology.
The imageRUNNER 5070 can be equipped with an optional Super G3 fax board for the ability to transmit faxes at impressive speeds.
With its Universal Send™ technology, the imageRUNNER 5070 allows users to scan directly into the device for distribution to multiple destinations. Advanced Send options such as searchable PDF and Encrypted PDF can be added for an even more sophisticated solution.
With Remote UI, features and functions of the imageRUNNER 5070 are controlled and accessed right from a user's desktop.
Through the Remote Operator's Software Kit, users in wheelchairs can operate the imageRUNNER control panel functions such as Copy/Box/Send/Fax from their laptops or personal computers.


Model Name

imageRUNNER 5070




Digital, Multifunction Imaging System

Imaging System

Laser Dry Electrostatic Transfer

Developing System

Dry Mono Component Developing

Fixing System

Induction Heating Fusing System

Image Server Memory

Standard 512MB RAM/20GB HDD

Max Mailboxes Supported


Max Copy Reservation

5 Jobs

Scanning Resolution

600 x 600 dpi

Printing Resolution

2400 x 600 dpi

Interpolated Resolution

1200 x 600 dpi (Copy); 2400 x 600 dpi (Print)


256 Gradations


50 cpm/ppm

First Copy Time

Approx. 3.3 Seconds or Less From

Multiple Copies

1 to 999


25% to 400% (Platen); 25% to 200% (Feeder); (in 1% Increments)

Acceptable Originals

Sheets, Books, 3-dimensional Items (Up to 4.4 lb.)

Maximum Original Size

11 x 17

Standard Paper Capacity

4,150 sheets

Manual Bypass

50 sheets

Maximum Paper Capacity

7,650 sheets

Output Sizes


3 7/8 x 5 7/8;11x17


3 7/8 x 5 7/8

Acceptable Paper Weights


17 lb. Bond to 110 lb. Index


17 lb. Bond to 110 lb. Index


Standard Automatic Trayless Duplexing

Warm Up Time

Approx. 30 Seconds or Less

Exposure Control

Automatic or Manual (9 Levels)

Power Requirements

120VAC, 60Hz, 16A


47 x 25-3/8 x 29-1/4 (1192mm x 643mm x 743mm)


Approx. 474 lb. (215kg)


Dry, Monocomponent

Estimated Toner Yield

45,000 Images (at 6% Coverage)


Amorphous Silicon Drum

Estimated Drum Yield

Estimated 3,000,000 Impressions



Duplexing Automatic Document Feeder (Standard)

Acceptable Originals

Statement to 11 x 17

Scanning Speed

65 Sheets/Minute (Letter)


100 Sheets (20 lb. Bond)

Paper Weights

13 lb. to 32 lb. Bond

Power Source

From Main Unit

Paper Supply Options


Copy Tray-L1 (Optional)

Paper Capacity

250 Sheets (20 lb. Bond)


7-3/8 x 17-5/8 x 13-3/8 (186mm x 446mm x 340mm) (When auxiliary tray and auxiliary wire are extended)


Approx. 1.4 lb. (670g)


Paper Deck-V1 (Optional)

Number Of Cassettes


Paper Capacity

3,500 Sheets (20 lb. Bond)

Paper Sizes


Paper Weights

17 lb. Bond to 110 lb. Index

Power Source

From Main Unit


22-5/8 x 12-3/4 x 23 (574mm x 323mm x 583mm)


Approx. 101 lb. (46kg)

Output Options

Finishers Output Trays


Finisher-T1 and Saddle Finisher-T2 (Optional)

Paper Weights

13 lb. to 32 lb. Bond

Paper Size

Letter, Statement-R, Executive, Legal, Letter-R, 11 x 17

Number Of Trays


Top Tray

No-collate Mode Tray A: 250 Sheets (Letter, Statement-R, Executive)

Middle Tray

No-collate Mode Tray B: 1,300 Sheets (Letter, Statement-R, Executive) Collate and Group Mode Tray B: 1,300 Sheets (Letter, Executive) 650 Sheets (Legal, Letter-R, 11 x 17)

Lower Tray

No-collate Mode Tray C: 2,450 Sheets (Letter, Executive) 1,700 Sheets (Statement-R) 650 Sheets (Legal, Letter-R, 11 x 17) Collate and Group Mode Tray C: 1,700 Sheets (Letter, Executive) 650 Sheets (Legal, Letter-R, 11 x 17)

Saddle Stitch Tray

Staple Mode Tray B/C: 1,300 Sheets/100 Sets (Letter,Executive) 650 Sheets/50 Sets (Legal, Letter-R, 11 x 17)

Staple Capacity

50 Sheets (Letter, Executive) 30 Sheets (Letter-R, Legal, 11 x 17)

Staple Positions


Hole Punch

Puncher Unit-M1 (Option for Finisher-T1/Saddle Finisher-T2): Sequential Processing System (One sheet at a time)

Paper Sizes

Letter-R, Legal, 11 x 17

Stapling Capacity

1 to 5 Sheets/25 Sets; 1 to 5 Sheets/25 Sets; 11 to 15 Sheets/10 Sets

Fold Type



42-3/4 x 25-1/2 x 25-7/8 (1,085mm x 648mm x 657mm)


Finisher T1: Approx. 88.2 lb. (40kg); Saddle Finisher T2: Approx. 163 lb. (74kg)

Fax Board


Super G3 Fax Board-R1 (Optional)

Applicable Line

Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN)

Transmission Speed

ECM-MMR: Approx. 3.2 Seconds; G3MR: Approx. 13 Seconds; G3MH: Approx. 13 Seconds; JBIG: Approx. 2.6 Seconds

Data Compression

Standard: 8 pels/mm x 3.85 lines/mm; Fine: 8 pels/mm x 7.7 lines/mm; Super-Fine: 8 pels/mm x 15.4 lines/mm; Ultra-Fine: 16 pels/mm x 15.4 lines/mm


Approx. 8,000 Pages

One Touch Speed Dialing Locations

Address Book: 1,800 Destinations

Print Board


Canon Multi-PDL Printer Kit-G5 (Optional)


Canon Custom Processor Shared

Standard Memory

512MB Shared

Maximum Memory

20GB Shared

PDL Support

PCL 5e/6, PostScript 3 Emulation, UFR II (Ultra Fast Rendering)

Interface Connections

Standard: 10/100 Base-TX (RJ-45),USB 2.0 High Speed; Network OS: Windows 98/Me/2000/XP, Windows NT 4.0/Server 2003, Solaris 1.1x, 2.5x or later, Macintosh OS 8.0 or later (PPD), Novell NetWare v.3.2, 4.1, 4.11, 4.2, 5, 5.1, 6, 6.5 (IPX/SPX)

Print Controller Technology

UFR II: Windows 2000/XP, Windows Server 2003, Citrix MetaFrame, Macintosh OS X (OS 10.1.5 or later); PCL 5e/6: Windows 98/Me/2000/XP, Windows NT 4.0/Server 2003, Citrix MetaFrame; PS 3 Emulation: Windows 98/Me/2000/XP, Windows NT 4.0/Server 2003, Macintosh OS X (OS 10.2 or later)

Other Features

Internal Fonts PS: 136 Scalable Fonts; PCL 5e/6: 80 Scalable Fonts, 30 Barcode Fonts, 2 OCR Fonts, 10 Bitmap Fonts Utility Software: Network ScanGear, Remote UI, NetSpot Console, NetSpot Job Monitor, NetSpot Resource Downloader, NetSpot Device Installer, USB Class Driver, Fax Driver, JBIG ImageViewer, Canon LPR 2, Canon NDPS Gateway, Canon Font Manager, Canon Watermark Add-in, DSE (Device Status Extension), Address Book Conversion Utility Other Optional Accessories and Utilities Accessibility Handle-A1, Barcode Printing Kit-A1, Braille Label Kit-A1, Card Reader-C1, Card Reader Attachment-C2, Card Sets, Cassette-AB1, Document Tray-K1, eCopy Suite, Expansion Bus Board-C1, imageRUNNER Security Kit-A2, imageWARE Suite, NetSpot Suite, Remote Operator's Software Kit-A1, Tab Feeding Attachment-A1, USB Application Interface Board-D1, Universal Send PDF Enhancement Kit-B1, Voice Guidance Kit-A2, Web Access Software-A1

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