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imageCLASS MF6180dw

Black and White laser

Canon Print Business app

Print documents, web pages and images with ease.

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  • Connect to a wireless network and print from virtually anywhere in your home or office1

  • Print documents, web pages, emails and photos from your iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch using Apple AirPrint5

  • Google Cloud Print™ Ready for printing on the go6

  • Boost productivity with blazing fast print speeds of up to 35 pages per minute2

  • Reduce paper usage with automatic duplex printing right out of the box

  • Eliminate steps to Eco-Copy modes, Scan to PC, and Secure Print with the Simple Solution Keys

  • Send scanned documents and forward received faxes to a recipient through e-mail or file Server

  • High yield replacement toner can help to reduce costs

  • 250 sheet cassette plus 50 sheet multipurpose tray with an additional 500 sheet cassette available for a maximum paper capacity of 800 pages3

  • Supports a variety of printer languages such as UFR II, PCL and Postscript Emulation

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


Printer Specifications

Printer Type

Monochrome Laser

Print Speed

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

First Print Time

6 seconds or less (letter)7

Printer Language

UFR II LT (Host-based), PCL6(5e,XL), PostScript Emulation

Print Resolution

Up to 600 x 600 dpi
(1200 x 600 dpi quality)

Maximum Print Size

Up to Legal

Duplex Print


Print Modes

Watermark, Toner Saver, Page Composer, Poster

Print Memory

256 MB (Shared)

Direct Print from USB


Copier Specifications

Copy Type

Monochrome Laser

Copy Speed

Up to 35cpm (letter)

Duplex Copy Speed

Up to 17cpm (letter)

Copy Resolution

Up to 600 x 600 dpi

Original Type

Text/Photo, Text/Photo(Quality), Photo, Text


256 Levels

Warm-up Time

Approximately 11 seconds

First Copy Time

Approximately 8 seconds8

Recovery Time

Approximately 5 seconds

Maximum Number of Copies

99 copies


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


25 - 400% in 1% increments

Copy Size

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

Copy Features

2 on 1
4 on 1
ID Card Copy
Frame Erase

Copy Memory

256 MB (Shared)

Fax Specifications

Modem Speed

Up to 33.6 Kbps (Super G3)9

Fax Resolution

Up to 400 x 400 dpi (ultra fine)

Transmission Time

JBIG (approx. 3 seconds)

Memory Capacity

Up to 512 sheets10

Speed Dials

19 one-touch speed dials
181 coded dials

Group Dialing

199 destinations

Sequential Broadcasting

210 destinations

Duplex Fax


Receive Modes

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

Fax Features

Remote RX, Dual Access, Distinctive Ring Pattern Detection, Error Correction Mode, Auto Redial

Activity Reports

Activity Result & Activity Management

pC Fax

Sending only

Fax Forwarding

(FAX -> FAX, Email, SMB)

Scanner Specifications

Scan Type

Color Contact Image Sensor (CIS)

Color Depth


Scan Resolution

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

Scan Size

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

Duplex Scan




Output File Formats


Scan Features

Push Scan, Pull Scan, Scan to USB

Pull Scan

USB and Network

Push Scan (Scan to pC)

USB and Network

Send Specifications

Scan to Email

Scan to Email (JPEG, TIFF, PDF, Compact PDF)

Scan to SMB

Scan to SMB (JPEG, TIFF, PDF, Compact PDF)

Paper Handling Specifications

Standard Paper Source(s)

250-sheet cassette plus 50-sheet multipurpose tray3

Optional Paper Source(s)

500-sheet cassette3

Document Feeder

50-sheet duplex3

Paper Output

150 sheets (face down)

Paper Weight

16-34 lb. bond (cassette)
16-43 lb. bond (multipurpose tray)

Media Sizes

Letter, Legal, A4, A5, B5, Executive

Media Types

Plain Paper, Heavy Paper, Recycled, Color, Transparency, Label, Envelope

Envelope Capacity

5 envelopes

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, 802.11 b/g/n Wireless1

WiFi Access Mode

Infrastructure Mode

WiFi Authentication Methods


WiFi Encryption Modes

WEP (64/128 bit), TKIP, AES

WPS Easy Setup Support Methods

Push-button mode, PIN code mode

Mobile Functions

Google Cloud Print™6, Apple AirPrint™5

Network Functions

Print, PC Fax and Scan

Embedded Web Server (Remote UI)


Web Browser Support for Remote UI

Microsoft Internet Explore 8.0 or higher, Safari 5.0.6 or higher

Print Protocols

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

TCP/IP Set of Application Services

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

Network Management Protocols

SNMPv1 (IPv4,IPv6), SNMPv3 (IPv4, IPv6)

OS Compatibility

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

Cable Included

Power Cord (USB not included)

Bundled Software

Printer driver, Fax driver, Scanner driver, MF Toolbox, Presto! PageManager

Environmental Specifications

Power Consumption

Max: Approx. 1,110W
During Operation: Approx. 550W
Standby: Approx. 9W
Energy Saver: Approx. 2.6W

Typical Energy Consumption


General Specifications


15.4 (W) x 18.6 (D) x 17 (H)

Unit Weight (without/with cartridge)

40.3 lbs. (w/o cartridge)
42.1 lbs. (w/cartridge)

Package Weight

Approx. 50.7 lbs.

Cartridge Type

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

LCD Display

5-row backlit LCD

Duty Cycle

Up to 50,000 pages per month

Department ID Management

Yes, up to 300 ID's


IP Filtering, MAC Address Filtering,IEEE802.1x, SNMPv3, HTTPS, Secure Print, Department ID Management


English, French, Spanish, Portuguese


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

What's in the Box

imageCLASS MF6180dw Box Contents imageCLASS MF6180dw product Standard Cartridge 119 Power Cord Phone Cable User Manual Starter Guide Warranty Card Canon Drivers

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

2. 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.

3. Based on 20 lb. bond paper.

4. Requires Canon Mobile Printing app available free on the App Store and Google Play. Compatible with iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPad mini, iPad 4, the new iPad, iPad 2, and the original iPad running OS 6.0.1 - 6.1.2. Supports Android OS 2.3.3 - 4.2.2.

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. 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.

7. May vary depending on the output environment.

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

9. 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.

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

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

12. User may be prompted to update device firmware depending on the purchase date of the unit. The firmware can be found by going to www.usa.canon.com/support and searching your model under "Drivers & Software". For update instructions, see the document bundled into the firmware download.

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

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