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imageCLASS MF5960dn

Black and White laser

Canon Print Business app

Print documents, web pages and images with ease.

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  • Print and copy at up to 35 ppm in black & white

  • Quick First Print provides first print time of approximately 6 seconds and first copy in approximately 8 seconds1

  • Super G3 fax

  • Scan in color up to 9600 dpi quality (interpolated) with up to 600 dpi optical resolution

  • Scan to USB for documents on the go

  • Send scanned documents directly to email or file server

  • 250-sheet cassette plus 50-sheet multipurpose tray5

  • Up to 50-sheet8 DADF (Duplex Automatic Document Feeder)

  • Remote device management through embedded web server

  • Built-in Ethernet port for network printing, PC faxing and scanning

  • USB 2.0 Hi-Speed for optimal performance

  • Efficient energy-saving mode; approximately 2.3W of energy used

  • User Friendly 5-line LCD for easy navigation

  • Password-protected Department ID Management helps to control device usage

  • Single Cartridge System for cost-efficient supplies replenishment

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Printing Method

Monochrome Laser

Print Speed (up to)

Default Print Mode: 2-sided
Black: Up to 17 ppm (2-sided, plain paper letter)10
Black: Up to 35 ppm (1-sided, plain paper letter)10

First Print Time
6 seconds or less (letter)

Print Resolution (Up to)

Up to 600 x 600 dpi
1200 x 600 dpi quality

Toner Compatibility (for Laser MFP)

Canon Cartridge 119 (Yield: 2,100 pages*)

Canon Cartridge 119 II Hi-Capacity (Yield: 6,400 pages*)

*Yield is based on ISO/IEC Standard

Paper Sizes

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

Paper Compatibility

Plain Paper, Heavy Paper, Bond Paper, Label, Index Card, Envelopes (up to 5 via MP tray - Com 10, Monarch, DL, C5, B5)

Printer Features

Printer Language
UFR II LT (Host-based), PCL5/XL (45 Fonts), PS 3 Emulation (45 Fonts)

Print Modes
Poster, Booklet, Watermark, Toner Save, Page Composer

Print Memory
256MB (shared)

Paper Weights

16 to 32 lb. bond (cassette)
16 to 51 lb. bond (multipurpose tray)

Output Tray Capacity

150 sheets (face down)


Copy Resolution (up to)

Up to 600 x 600 dpi

Copy Speed (up to)

Black: Up to 35 cpm (letter)
Duplex Black: Up to 17 cpm (letter)


Monochrome Laser


25 - 400% in 1% increments


256 Levels

First Copy Time

Less than 8 seconds1

Warmup Time: Less than 17 seconds
Recovery Time: 5 seconds or less

Reduction / Enlargement

25%, 50%, 64%, 78% / 129%, 200%, 400%

Document Feeder

50-sheet duplex5

Copy Size

Platen: Up to Letter
ADF: 5.5 x 5 to Legal

Copy Features

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


Scanner Type

Color Contact Image Sensor (CIS)
Scanner Compatibility: TWAIN, WIA

Max. Resolutions

Up to 600 x 600 dpi (optical)
Up to 9600 x 9600 dpi (interpolated)

Scanner Features

Scan to USB Host 1.1 (Hi-Compression PDF, PDF, JPEG, TIFF), Rotate Image, Pull Scan, Push Scan, Scan to Email, Scan to SMB

Color Depth


Max. Document Size

Platen: Up to Letter
ADF: 5.5 x 5 to Legal

File Format

Hi-Compression PDF, Searchable PDF, PDF, JPEG, TIFF, BMP, PNG4


Modem Speed

Up to 33.6 Kbps (Super G3)2

Transmission Speed (approx.)

JBIG (approx. 3 seconds)

Memory Capacity

Up to 512 sheets3

Fax Resolution

Up to 400 x 400 dpi (ultra fine)

Speed Dialing

19 one-touch speed dials; 181 coded dials

Group Dialing

Group Dialing: 199 destinations
Sequential Broadcasting: 210 destinations

Receive Mode

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

Fax Features

Remote RX, Dual Access, Distinctive Ring Pattern Detection, Error Correction Mode, Auto Redial, Collate, Auto Fax Reduction, PC fax (sending only), Fax forwarding, Memory backup (5 minutes)


Other Features

Embedded Web Server (Remote UI) w/ IE 6.0 or later, Safari 1.3.2 or later
Department Counter (print, copy, scan)
5-row backlit LCD w/ animation (fax installation, toner installation, paper jam)
Print Protocols: LPD, RAW, WSD
Supported Network Protocols: TCP/IP v4, TCP/IP v6 (print only)
TCP/IP Set of Application Services: DHCP, BOOTP, RARP, ARP+PING, Auto IP, Bonjour, HTTP, SHTTP, NetBIOS
Network Management Protocols: SNMPv1, SNMPv38
MIB: RFC1213 (MIB-II), RFC1514 (Host Resources MIB), RFC1759 (Printer MIB), Canon MIB
Languages: English, French, Spanish, Portuguese
Security: IP Filtering, MAC Address Filtering, Secure Print

OS Compatibility

Windows® 8, Windows 7, Windows Server® 2008, Windows Vista®, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP/2000, Mac® OS X 10.4.9 & up

Standard Interface

USB Device 2.0 Hi-Speed6, 10/100 Base-T Ethernet

Software Included

Canon Drivers, MF Toolbox, Document Management & OCR Software

Power Consumption (approx.)

1,000W (Max), 9W (Standby), 2.1W (Energy Saver Mode)

Typical Energy Consumption (TEC): 1.4k Wh

Dimension (W x D x H)

15.4 (W) x 18.6 (D) x 17.0 (H)


40.4 lbs. (without Cartridge); 42.2 lbs. (with Cartridge)


1 year limited exchange/carry-in warranty9 (Extended Warranty available)

What's in the Box

imageCLASS MF5960dn Contents MF5960dn Setup Instructions Power cord Registration Card Standard Cartridge 119 Manuals User Software CD-ROM Warranty Card

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Summer 2012 Pick - Buyers Laboratory Inc.


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

2. 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.

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

4. PNG supports MAC OS only.

5. Based on 20 lb. bond paper.

6. USB 2.0 Hi-Speed requires Windows® 7, Windows Vista®, Windows XP/2000 or Mac OS X operating systems. For Windows 98, Me and Mac OS X v. 10.2 to 10.2.6 operating systems, the printer/scanner will operate at USB 1.1 specifications.

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

8. SNMPv3 supports Print and Send (Scan to Email/SMB) functions only.

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

10. 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.

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

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