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imageCLASS MF236n

Black and White laser

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  • All in One functionality allows you to print, scan, copy and fax with ease.

  • Print at speeds of up to 24 pages per minute1, with your first print in your hands in 6 seconds or less2.

  • Print on-the-go with Canon PRINT Business7, Apple® AirPrint®8, Mopria™ Print Service9, and Google Cloud Print™10.

  • Navigate through all the features with the user-friendly, tiltable, touch LCD panel.

  • Paper capacity allows for 250 sheets in the standard cassette, 35 sheets in the simplex automatic document feeder and 1 sheet in the multipurpose tray6.

  • Low energy consumption; uses approximately 1.3 watts in wired, Energy Saver Mode.

  • The Quiet Mode feature helps reduce the noise in your workplace.

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


Printer Specifications

Printer Type

Monochrome Laser

Print Speed

Up to 24ppm (1-sided plain paper letter)1

First Print Time

6 seconds or less (letter)2

Printer Language

UFR II LT (Host-based)

Print Resolution

Up to 600 x 600 dpi

Maximum Print Size

Up to Legal (8.5 x 14 inches)

Print Modes

Watermark, Page Composer, Toner Saver

Print Memory

256 MB (shared)

Copier Specifications

Copy Speed

Up to 24ppm (letter)

Copy Resolution

Up to 600 x 600 dpi

Original Type

Text/Photo, Text, Photo


256 Levels

Warm-up Time

14 seconds or less from power on

First Copy Time

Approximately 9 seconds3

Recovery Time

Approximately 2 seconds

Maximum Number of Copies

Up to 999 copies


25-400% in 1% increments

Copy Size

Platen: Up to 8.5 x 11, Feeder: Up to 8.5 x 14

Copy Features

Memory Sort, 2 on 1, 4 on 1, ID Card Copy

Copy Memory

256 MB (shared)

Fax Specifications

Modem Speed

Up to 33.6 Kbps (Super G3)4

Fax Resolution

Up to 200 x 400 dpi (ultra fine)

Transmission Time

Approx. 3 seconds per page

Memory Capacity

Up to 256 pages5

Speed Dials

Up to 4 one-touch speed dials, up to 100 coded dials

Group Dialing

103 destinations

Sequential Broadcasting

114 destinations

Receive Modes

FAX Only, Manual, Answering, Fax/Tel Auto Switch

Fax Features

Fax forwarding, Dual Access, Remote Reception, PC Fax (sending only), Distinctive Ring Pattern Detection, Error Correction Mode, Auto Redial, Fax Activity / Result Reports, Fax Activity Management Reports

Memory Backup


pC Fax

Sending only

Fax Forwarding

SMB, E-mail

Scanner Specifications

Scan Type

Color Contact Image Sensor (CIS)

Color Depth


Scan Resolution

Up to 600 x 600 dpi (optical)

Scan Size

Platen / Feeder: Up to Legal



Scan Features

Push Scan, Pull Scan: USB and Network

Paper Handling Specifications

Standard Paper Source(s)

250-sheet cassette plus 1-sheet multipurpose tray, 16-43 lb. (bond, plain paper)6

Document Feeder

35-sheet Auto Document Feeder6

Paper Output

100 sheets (face down)

Media Sizes

Letter, Legal, Executive, Statement

Media Types

Plain, Color, Recycled, Heavy, Bond, Label, Envelope

Envelope Capacity

1 (multipurpose tray)

Envelope Types

Com 10, Monarch, DL, C5

Connectivity and Software Specifications

Standard Interface(s)

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

Mobile Functions

Canon PRINT Business7, Apple® AirPrint®8, Mopria™ Print Service9, Google Cloud Print™10

Network Functions

Print, PC Fax, Scan

Web Browser Support for Remote UI

IE 7.0 or higher, Safari 3.2.1 or higher

Print Protocols

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

TCP/IP Set of Application Services

Bonjour(mDNS),DHCP, BOOTP, RARP, Auto IP (IPv4), DHCPv6 (IPv6)

Network Management Protocols


OS Compatibility

Windows® 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Windows Vista®,Windows Server® 2012, 2012 R2, 2008, 2008 R2, 2003, 2003 R2, Mac OS 10.6.8 or later

Cable Included

Power Cord, Phone Cable (USB not included)

Bundled Software

Printer driver, Fax driver, Scanner driver, MF Scan Utility, Address Book Tool

Environmental Specifications

Power Consumption

Approx: Operation: 420 W, Standby: 5.1 W, Energy Saver: 1.1 W (USB), 1.3 W (wired)

Typical Energy Consumption


General Specifications


15.4(W) x 14.7(D) x 14.2(H)

Unit Weight (without/with cartridge)

25.4 lbs. w/o cartridge, 26.7 lbs. w/ cartridge

Cartridge Type

Cartridge 137 (Yields approximately 2,400 pages), Single Cartridge System *Yields based on ISO/IEC Standard

LCD Display

Tiltable, Touch LCD

Duty Cycle

Up to 15,000 pages per month, RMPV (Recommended Monthly Print Volume): 500 - 2,000 pages


IP/MAC address filtering, IEEE802.1x, SNMPv3, HTTPS/IPPS


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


1 year limited exchange/carry-in warranty11 (extended warranty available)

What's in the Box

imageCLASS MF236n Box Contents imageCLASS MF236n Product Starter Cartridge 137 (Starter Yield: 1,700 pages ISO/IEC) Power Cord Starter Guide User Software DVD-ROM Warranty Card Telephone Cable

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1. Print speed is based on internal testing. Print speed may vary depending on the number of copies selected, as well as on the settings for size, type and orientation of paper.

2. May vary depending on the output environment.

3. Letter size, after being restored from energy saver mode.

4. The Public Switched Telephone Network currently supports fax modem speeds of 28.8 Kbps or lower, depending on telephone line conditions. Sending and receiving fax machines need to conform to ITU-T v.34 guidelines.

5. Based on ITU-T #1 Chart (standard mode).

6. Based on 20 lb. bond paper.

7. 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.

8. 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.

9. 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.

10. 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.

11. 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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