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Color imageCLASS MF8180c

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  • Color laser output at up to 2400 x 600 dpi quality resolution

  • 20 ppm black; 4 ppm color (letter)

  • Scan up to 48-bit1 color depth at 1200 x 2400 dpi resolution

  • 33.6 Kbps Super G3 fax

  • 50-sheet Automatic Document Feeder

  • 250-sheet front-loading paper cassette

  • 125-sheet multipurpose tray

  • USB 2.0 Hi-Speed2 for optimal performance

  • Built-in ethernet port for network printing and PC faxing

  • Canon Generation Green

Generation Green is Canon's new environmental initiative. This program encompasses imageCLASS Laser Printers, PIXMA Inkjet Printers, and Scanners. Generation Green is designed to provide business partners, customers and consumers a way to learn about the environmentally-friendly approach Canon is takes in designing many of its current and future products. The imageCLASS MF8180c has the following Generation Green characteristics:
  • 4 in 1, 2 in 1 Printing - This option allows users to place multiple pages on 1 page, saving up to 75% of your paper supply..

  • PC Faxing - Send documents directly from your PC to a fax machine to reduce paper and print usage.

  • Energy Saving Mode - When the imageCLASS MF8180c enters Energy Saving Mode, it has a low power consumption of 5 watts of energy in Energy Saving Mode.

  • On-Demand SURF Technology - On-Demand (Surface Rapid Fixing) technology uses a linear ceramic heater that heats instantly for fast warm up speeds and Quick First Prints. This results in up to a 75% reduction in energy consumption compared to conventional roller-fixing systems.

  • Toner Saving Mode - When the imageCLASS MF8180c is switched into the toner saving mode, it allows for up to a 20% more economical toner usage.

  • Toner Cartridge Recycling Program - Canon was the first in the printing industry to create a toner cartridge recycling program. Canon toner cartridges are 100% recovered with zero landfill waste.

  • Hardware Recycling Program - Canon is committed to the world community and the belief that we are building a better world for future generations. We want to work with our customers to ensure appropriate recycling of certain imageCLASS products to help improve the environment and our local communities.

  • ENERGY STAR® - Qualified products are 25% more efficient than conventional models. By using less energy these products reduce greenhouse gas emissions and save energy as well as money. The imageCLASS MF8180c automatically enters low-power mode when not in use.

  • RoHS Compliant - This is a directive from the European Union that restricts the use of hazardous materials found in electronic products. This product restricts the use of cadmium, mercury, lead, hexavalent chromium, Polybrominated Biphenyls (PBB), and Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers (PBDE).

  • ISO 14001 - We currently hold the largest Consolidated Certification to the ISO 14001 Standard for our Environmental Management Systems in the world with over 700 Canon companies certified to the Standard.
To learn more about Generation Green, visit www.usa.canon.com/green.

Energy Star qualified products and practices help you save money and reduce greenhouse emissions by meeting strict energy efficiency guidelines set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy. For more information regarding Canon Energy Star, visit www.usa.canon.com/energystar

imageCLASS MF8180c Box Contents

imageCLASS MF8180c Box Contents iC MF8180c Machine EP-87 Drum Cartridge EP-87 Toner Cartridges (Yellow, Magenta, Cyan, Black) USB cable Document feeder tray Destination labels Power cord Telephone cable Documentation kit Software CD-ROM 3 Warranty Card (machine, drum, and toner) Registration Card



Printing Method

Color Laser

Print Speed (up to)

Black:Up to 20 ppm
Color:Up to 4 ppm

Print Resolution (Up to)

600 x 600 dpi; 2400 x 600 dpi quality

Ink Compatibility

Canon EP-87 Cartridge (Yield: 4,000/3,000 pages*)
Maximum Monthly Duty Cycle: 30,000 pages
*yield is based on 5% coverage document

Paper Weights

17 to 34 lb.


Copy Resolution (up to)

600 x 600 dpi

Copy Speed (up to)

Black: Up to 20 cpm / Color: Up to 4 cpm


Color Laser


256 Levels

First Copy Time

Black: Less than 22 sec. / Color: Less than 46 sec.1

Reduction / Enlargement

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

Document Feeder


Copy Size

Platen: Up to 8.5 x 11.7
ADF: Up to 8.5 x 14

Copy Features

Memory Copy, Toner Saver Mode


Scanner Type


Scanning Element

CCD (Charged-Coupled Device)

Max. Resolutions

Up to 1200 x 2400 dpi (optical via platen)
Up to 9600 x 9600 dpi (enhanced)

Color Depth

48-bit (internal) / 24-bit (output)

Max. Document Size

Platen: Up to 8.5 x 11.7
ADF: Up to 8.5 x 14


Modem Speed

Up to 33.6 Kbps (Super G3)

Fax Resolution

Up to 406 x 391 dpi

Memory Capacity

Up to 256 pages
Memory Backup: Standard, Up to 40 minutes2

Speed Dialing

19 one-touch speed dials / 100 coded dials

Receive Mode

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

Fax Features

Memory Back-up, Remote Receive, Polling Receive

Other Features

PC Fax (sending only)


OS Compatibility

Windows® 8, Windows® XP, 2000, Me, 98, Server 2003

Standard Interface

USB 2.0 Hi-Speed
Internal (10/100 Base T)3

Software Included

Canon drivers for Windows®, ScanSoft®, OmniPage® SE (OCR), NewSoft® Presto! PageManager, Canon Remote UI

Power Consumption (approx.)

1100W (Max), 5W (Energy Saver Mode)

Dimension (W x D x H)

20.1(W) x 20.2(D) x 25.2(H)


79.4 lbs.


1 year limited warranty with on-site service4

1Letter size from the platen glass, after being restored from energy saver mode.
2Based on ITU-T #1 Chart (standard mode)
3USB 2.0 Hi-Speed performance requires Windows XP Service Pack 1 or Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 with pre-installed USB 2.0 port.
4Warranty program is subject to certain conditions and restrictions. See the warranty card for full details.

Compatible Supplies & Accessories

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* 48-bit (internal), 24-bit (output).

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

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