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imageCLASS LBP312dn

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  • Print at speeds of up to 45 pages per minute1, with your first print in your hands in approximately 6.2 seconds.2

  • Generous, expandable paper capacity allows for up to 2,300 sheets.3

  • Print on the go with Canon PRINT Business4, Apple® AirPrint®5, Mopria™ Print Service6, Google Cloud Print™.7

  • Hi Capacity Toner Option (up to 20,000 pages) keeps up with your printing needs and limits toner replacement interruptions.

  • Supports UFR II, PCL5c/e, PCL6, PDF, XPS and Adobe® PostScript® printer languages, allowing greater versatility for your printing needs.

  • 100% U.S. Based Service and Support team provides friendly, expert help for every level of experience.

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

  • Low energy consumption; uses approximately 1.2 W in wired, Energy Saver Mode.

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Printer Specifications

Printer Type

Duplex Laser Printer

Print Speed

Up to 45 ppm (1-sided plain paper letter), Up to 36ppm (2-sided plain paper letter)1 (letter)

First Print Time

Approximately 6.2 seconds (letter)2

Printer Language

UFR II, PCL5c/e, PCL6, PDF, XPS and Adobe® PostScript®

Print Resolution

Up to 600 x 600 dpi, 1200 x 1200 dpi equivalent

Maximum Print Size

Up to Legal

Duplex Print


Print Modes

Poster, Booklet, Watermark, Toner Saver, Page Composer

Print Memory

1 GB

Direct Print from USB


Paper Handling Specifications

Standard Paper Source(s)

550-sheet cassette plus 100-sheet multipurpose tray3

Optional Paper Source(s)

550-sheet cassette3 (x3)

Paper Output

250 sheets (face down)

Paper Weight

16-32 lb. bond (cassette/optional cassette), 16-65 lb. bond (multipurpose tray)

Media Sizes

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

Media Types

Plain / Heavy Paper, Label, Bond, Envelope

Envelope Capacity

10 envelopes (multipurpose tray)

Envelope Types

Com 10, Monarch, DL, C5

Connectivity and Software Specifications

Standard Interface(s)

USB Device 2.0 Hi-Speed, 10/100/1000 Base-T Ethernet (Network)

USB Functions

Print from USB in JPEG, TIFF, PDF, XPS

Mobile Functions

Canon PRINT Business4, Apple® AirPrint®5, Mopria™ Print Service6, Google Cloud Print™7

Embedded Web Server (Remote UI)

IE 7.0 or higher, Safari 9.0.3 or higher

Print Protocols

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

TCP/IP Set of Application Services


Network Management Protocols

SNMPv1, SNMPv3 (IPv4, IPv6)

OS Compatibility

Windows® 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Windows Server® 2016, Windows Server® 2012, 2012 R2, 2008 R2, 2008,Windows Vista®, Mac OS 10.7 or later

Cable Included

Power Cord (USB not included)

Bundled Software

Printer Driver

Environmental Specifications

Power Consumption

Approx: 700 W (during operation), 9.6 W (standby), 2 W (USB, energy saver / sleep mode), 1.2 W (wired, energy saver / sleep mode)

Typical Energy Consumption


General Specifications


16.1 inches(W) x 14.8 inches(D) x 10.9 inches(H)
For full configuration options and dimensions, please refer to this document.

Unit Weight (without/with cartridge)

25.4 lbs. (w/o cartridge), 27.5 lbs. (w/cartridge)

Package Weight

Approx. 34.2 lbs.

Cartridge Type

Cartridge 041 (Yields approx. 10,000 pages), Cartridge 041 Hi-Capacity (Yields approx. 20,000 pages) *Yields based on ISO/IEC Standard

LCD Display

5-Line, b/w LCD

Duty Cycle

Up to 150,000 pages per month


IP / MAC Address Filtering, SNMPv3, HTTPS/IPPS, IEEE802.1x (wired LAN)


English, Japanese, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean


1 year limited exchange/carry-in warranty (Extended warranty available)8

Other Features:
Recommended Monthly Print Volume: 1,500 - 7,500 pages
Operating Temperature: 50-86°F
Operating Humidity: 20-80% RH (no condensation)

What's in the Box

imageCLASS LBP312dn Box Contents imageCLASS LBP312dn Product Cartridge 041 Black, Starter 7,000 Yield (ISO / IEC Standard) Power Cord Starter Guide 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. 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.

5. 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.

6. 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.

7. 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.

8. 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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