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Canon Print Business app

Print documents, web pages and images with ease.

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  • Wi-Fi® Direct Connection4a enables easy connection from your mobile devices without a router.

  • Fast print speeds of up to 35 pages per minute1, with your first print in your hands in 6 seconds2 or less.

  • Easily navigate through all the features with the 3.5-inch, Color Touch-Panel.

  • Print on the go with Canon PRINT Business5, Apple® AirPrint®6, Mopria Print Service7, and Google Cloud Print™8

  • Password protected Department ID Management helps business owners manage device usage for up to 300 IDs.

  • Supports host-based UFR II, PCL 5e/6 and Adobe® PostScript® to provide printing versatility for your business.

  • Eco-friendly, two-sided printing out of the box saves paper and related cost.

  • Secure Print helps protect the privacy of your printed documents.

  • Direct Print from USB allows printing from JPEG, TIFF, and PDF formats.

  • Touch and Print with Near Field Communication (NFC)9 using your compatible mobile Android device.

  • Low energy consumption; uses just 1.6 W in wireless, Energy Saver mode.

  • Generous, expandable paper capacity allows for up to 800 sheets.3

This is to make Misc appear on the page when needed.


Printer Specifications

Printer Type

Monochrome Laser Single Function Printer

Print Speed

Up to 35ppm (1-sided plain paper, letter), Up to 17ppm (2-sided plain paper, letter)1

First Print Time

6 seconds or less (letter)2

Printer Language

UFR II, PCL (5e/6), PS

Print Resolution

Default: Up to 1200 x 600 dpi

Maximum Print Size

Up to Legal

Duplex Print


Print Modes

Toner Saver, Booklet, Poster, Watermark

Print Memory


Direct Print from USB

via USB High Speed 2.0, Print File format: JPEG, TIFF, PDF

Paper Handling Specifications

Standard Paper Source(s)

250-sheet cassette, 50-sheet multipurpose tray3

Optional Paper Source(s)

500-sheet cassette (PF-44)

Paper Output

Output tray (face down): Approx. 150 sheets, Sub-output tray (face up): 1 sheet

Paper Weight

16 to 32 lb. bond (plain paper, cassette / multipurpose tray)

Media Sizes

Letter, Legal, A4, A5, A6, B5, Executive, Statement, Foolscap

Media Types

Plain, Heavy, Recycled, Color, Label, Envelope, Index

Envelope Capacity

10 envelopes (Multi-Purpose Tray)

Envelope Types

Com 10, Monarch, DL

Connectivity and Software Specifications

Standard Interface(s)

USB Device High-Speed 2.0, Shared 10/100/1000 BASE-T Ethernet (Network) IEEE 802.11b/g/n Wireless4 , NFC9 (Near Field Communication)

WiFi Access Mode

Infrastructure Mode

WiFi Authentication Methods

DS-SS System, OFDM System

WiFi Encryption Modes

WEP (128 (104)/64 (40) bit, WPA-PSK (TKIP/AES-CCMP), WPA2-PSK (TKIP/AES-CCMP)

WPS Easy Setup Support Methods

Push Button mode, PIN code mode

Mobile Functions

Canon PRINT Business5, Apple® AirPrint®6, Mopria Print Service7, Google Cloud Print™8

Network Functions


Embedded Web Server (Remote UI)


Web Browser Support for Remote UI

Windows Vista/7/8/8.1/10, Microsoft Internet Explorer 9.0 or later, Mac OS X 10.5.8 or later (except for Classic environment), Safari 5.0.6 or later

Print Protocols

LPD, RAW, WSD-Print (IPv4,IPv6)

TCP/IP Set of Application Services

Bonjour(mDNS), HTTP, HTTPS, POP before SMTP (IPv4,IPv6), DHCP, BOOTP, RARP, ARP+PING, Auto IP, WINS (IPv4), DHCPv6 (IPv6)

Network Management Protocols

SNMPv1, SNMPv3 (IPv4,IPv6)

OS Compatibility

Windows® 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista®, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server® 2012, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003, Mac® OS X 10.5.8 & up

Other Features

WiFi® Direct Connection: Yes4a

Cable Included

Power Cord (USB not included)

Bundled Software

Printer driver

Environmental Specifications

Power Consumption

Max: 990W or less.
During Operation: Approx. 570W or less.
Standby: Approx. 11.7W or less.
Energy Saver: Approx. 1.6 W or less (wireless)

Typical Energy Consumption

1.3 kWh

General Specifications


15.9 (W) x 14.9 (D) x 12.5 (H)

Unit Weight (without/with cartridge)

25.4 lbs. (w/o cartridge),
27.2 lbs (w/cartridge)

Package Weight

Approx. 34.2 lbs

Cartridge Type

Cartridge 119 Black (Yields approximately 2,100 pages)
Cartridge 119II Black (Yields approximately 6,400 pages)
*Yields based on ISO/IEC Standard

LCD Display

3.5 Inch Color Touch

Duty Cycle

Up to 50,000 pages per month

Department ID Management

Yes, Up to 300 ID's


IEEE802.1x, SNMPv3, HTTPS, IPSEC, Native Secured Print


English, Japanese, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese (Simplified / Traditional), Korean


1 Year Exchange / Carry-in (Extended warranty available)10

Other Features:
EPEAT Silver Rating

What's in the Box

imageCLASS LBP253dw Box Contents imageCLASS LBP253dw product Power Cord Standard Cartridge 119 Manuals User Software DVD-ROM Warranty Card

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1. Copy/print speeds are measured based on internal testing using letter size paper copied/printed with 100% copy/print ratio to original on one-sided paper. Internal testing involved continuously copying/printing the same one page of content on plain paper (copy speed is tested by copying on the platen glass). Copy/print speeds may vary depending on paper type, paper size or paper feeding direction. The device may automatically pause or slow down in order to adjust printer condition such as controlling temperature of a certain unit or limiting impact to image quality during continuous copying/printing.

2. May vary depending on the output environment.

3. Based on 20 lb. bond paper.

4. Wireless performance may vary based on terrain and distance between the printer and wireless network clients.

4a. Wi-Fi® is a registered trademark of the Wi-Fi Alliance®. The Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Logo is a certification mark of the Wi-Fi Alliance®.

5. Canon PRINT Business is a free app available on the App Store® and Google Play Store. For more information, including compatibility, please visit https://www.usa.canon.com/mobile-app. Users of Canon Mobile Printing can simply update the app to use Canon PRINT Business. Users who have installed Canon Mobile Scanning for Business should install Canon PRINT Business on their compatible device. After Canon PRINT Business is installed, users can re-register their Canon Mobile Scanning for Business device list and local documents. Android is a trademark of Google Inc. App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc. iPhone, iPad Air, iPad, iPad mini, are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. iOS is a trademark or registered trademark of Cisco in the United States and other countries and is used under license.

6. AirPrint functionality requires an iPad, iPad Mini, iPad 2, the new iPad, iPhone 3GS or later, or iPod touch 3rd generation or later device running iOS 4.2 or later, and an AirPrint-enabled printer connected to the same network as your iOS device. A printer connected to the USB port of your Mac, PC, AirPort Base Station, or Time Capsule is not supported.

7. Mopria Print Service, available for free at the Google Play Store, requires a compatible Android KitKat 4.4 smartphone or tablet. The printer must be either wirelessly connected to the network router or with an Ethernet cable. The mobile device and printer must be connected to the same network.

8. Google Cloud Print requires an Internet connection and Google Account. Printer firmware update may be necessary for Google Cloud Print function. Certain exceptions may apply. A PC running Windows XP or later or a Mac running OS 10.4.11 or later and USB cable are required to perform firmware update.

9. Requires an Android mobile device with NFC hardware running Android 4.0 or later, and the Canon Print Business app, available for free at Google Play. Canon Print Business app must be open to use tap and print functionality.

10. Warranty program is subject to certain conditions and restrictions. See the warranty card for details.

† Prices and specifications subject to change without notice. Actual prices are determined by individual dealers and may vary.

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