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MultiPASS C5500

MultiPASS Series



Printing Method

Bubble Jet ink-on-demand

Print Speed (up to)

Black: 6.5 ppm (using BC-20)
Color: 2.5ppm

Number of Nozzles

BC-21c Color BJ Cartridge; BC-22e Photo BJ Cartridge (optional); BC-29F Neon BJ Cartridge (optional);64 nozzles for black; 24 x 3 nozzles for color, BC-20 Black BJ Cartridge (optional); 129 nozzles.

Print Resolution (Up to)

Black:720 x 360 dpi (BC-20 Black)
Color:720 x 360 dpi (BC-21c Color + Black)

Paper Sizes

Letter, Legal, A4, US #`10, European Envelope

Paper Compatibility

Back Print Film, Banner Paper, Brilliant White Paper,Fabric Sheets, Greeting Cards, High Gloss Film, High Resolution Paper, Transparencies, T-shirt Transfers

Paper Handling

Automatic feed, Manual feed

Paper Weights

17lbs to 24lbs


Copy Resolution (up to)

Mono Copy Resolution 360 x 360 dpi(256 grayscale)

Copy Speed (up to)

Up to 3 min/page


70%,80%, and 90%


Max. Resolutions

Up to 600 dpi ( 300 dpi optical)

Max. Document Size

8.5 x 39.3


Applicable Line

Public Switched Telephone Network



Data Compression System


Modem Speed

14400/9600/7200/4800/2400 bps; automatic fallback

Transmission Speed (approx.)

approx 6sec/page at 14.4 kpbs (memory Tx mode, MMR)

Fax Resolution

Horizontal x Vertical; Fine mode ( 203x 196dpi); Standard Mode (20 x 98 dpi)

Fax Printing Speed

Approx. 4 pages/min (BC-20 Black BJ Cartridge)

Speed Dialing

Automatic Dialing (one touch speed dialing- 6 locations, Coded speed dialing 50 locations); Manual 10 key dialing: automatic redialing; (redial1-10 times, 2-99 min intervals); manual redialing

Group Dialing

FAX/TEL features:Auto FAX/TEL switching; Answering machine hook-up; Extension phone hook-up;remote reception by extension phone

Other Features

Sequential broad-up to 57 locations; automatic receiving, non-ring reception deactivate, ECM: DRPD ( Distinctive Ring Pattern Detection).

Report Reference

Activity report up to 20 transactions, non-delivery report, TT( Transmitter Terminal Identification); RTI (Remote Terminal Identification)


OS Compatibility

Canon proprietary

System Requirements

IBM compatible PC; 486 DX2 66mHz or higher processor (Pentium recommended); 16MB memory (32 MB recommended); 50MB of free hard disk space: Windows 95 or higher, CD-ROM driver (2x or better ); Bi directional parallel cable.

Software Included

MultiPASS Desktop Manger for Windows, TextBridge Plus OCR and Canon Creative Pro

Power Source


Power Consumption (approx.)

Approx. 30W (maximum); Approx 8W (standby)

Dimension (W x D x H)

15.8 x 14.2 x 8.1



Operating Temperature:

41° - 90.5° F

Operating Humidity:

10% - 90% Rh


35 dB(A) standby; 47 d B (A) operating


one year limited warranty with select exchange.

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