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  • Print and copy at up to 30 ppm in black & white

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

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

  • 250-sheet cassette plus 50-sheet multipurpose tray

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

  • Remote device management through embedded web server

  • Efficient energy-saving mode; approximately 3W of energy used

  • Single Cartridge System for cost-efficient supplies replenishment

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

  • Built-in Ethernet port for network printing, PC faxing and scanning6

  • Scan to USB for documents on the go

  • Windows® 7 and Mac® OS X 10.6 compatible

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Printing Method

Monochrome Laser

Print Speed (up to)

Black:Up to 30 ppm (letter)
Duplex Black: Up to 16 ipm (letter)

First Print Time
Approx. 6 seconds

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*)
Maximum Duty Cycle: 15,000 pages
Single Cartridge System

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

*Yield is based on ISO/IEC Standard

Paper Sizes

Letter, Legal, A4, A5, B5, Executive

Automatic Sheet Feeder


Paper Compatibility

Plain Paper, Bond Paper, Recycled Paper, Transparencies,Thick Paper, Index Card, Postcard, Envelopes (up to 5 via MP tray - Com 10, Monarch, DL, C5, B5ISO)

Printer Features

Printer Language
UFR II LT (Host-based)

Print Modes
Duplex, Booklet, Poster, Watermark

Print Memory
128 MB (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)

Up to 30 cpm (letter)


Text, Photo, Text & Photo, Text & Photo (Hi-Fi)


50-200% in 1% increments


256 levels

First Copy Time

Approx. 8 seconds

Warmup Time: Approx. 16 seconds
Recovery Time: Approx. 4.5 seconds

Reduction / Enlargement

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

Document Feeder


Copy Size

Platen: Up to 8.5 x 11
ADF: 5.5 x 5 to 8.5 x 14

Copy Features

Duplex Copy (1 to 2, 2 to 1, 2 to 2/Book, Calendar), Auto Background Control, Automatic Original Size Recognition (via ADF only), Memory Sort, 2 on 1 (duplex), Collate, ID Card Copy

Paper Handling
250-sheet cassette plus 50-sheet multipurpose tray (Standard)5


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

Duplex Scan, Scan to USB (Hi-Compression PDF, PDF, JPEG, TIFF), Rotate, Negative/Positive Reversal, Mirror Image, Notch Processing, Frame Erase (via network only)

Color Depth


Max. Document Size

Platen: Up to 8.5 x 11
ADF: 5.5 x 5 to 8.5 x 14

File Format

Hi-Compression PDF, PDF, JPEG, TIFF


Modem Speed

Up to 33.6 Kbps (Super G3)1

Transmission Speed (approx.)

JBIG (approx. 2.6 seconds)2

Memory Capacity

Up to 512 sheets3

Fax Resolution

Up to 400 x 400 dpi (ultra fine)

Speed Dialing

20 one-touch speed dials
180 coded dials

Group Dialing

Group Dialing: 199 destinations
Sequential Broadcasting: Up to 201 destinations

Receive Mode

Fax only, Manual, Answering, Fax/Tel Auto Switch

Fax Features

Duplex Fax (RX/TX), PC Fax (sending only), Fax Forwarding (Fax --> Fax), Memory Backup, DRPD, Error Correction Mode, Remote RX, Delayed TX, Dual Access, Auto Redial, Collate, Activity Reports


Other Features

Embedded Web Server (Remote UI) w/ IE 6.0 or later, Safari 1.3.2 or later
Department Counter (print, copy, scan)
2-row backlit LCD
Print Protocols: LPD, RAW
Supported Network Protocols: TCP/IP v4, TCP/IP v6 (print only)
TCP/IP Set of Application Services: ARP+PING, Secondary DNS, Dynamic DNS
Network Management Protocols: HTTP, SNMP v1, WINS, BOOTP, RARP, DHCP, DNS, Bonjour
MIB: RFC1213 (MIB-11), RFC1514 (Host Resources MIB), RFC1759 (Printer MIB), Canon MIB
Languages: English, French, Spanish, Portuguese
Safety: UL/cUL, CDRH (IEC 60825-1), FCC Part 15B (Class B), FCC Part 68
Security: Department ID Management (up to 100 IDs), User ID Management, IP Filtering, MAC Address Filtering

OS Compatibility

Windows® 7, Windows Server® 2008, Windows Vista®, Windows Server® 2003, Windows XP/2000, Mac® OS X 10.4.9 & up, Linux (print only)

Standard Interface

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

Software Included

Canon Drivers, Document Management & OCR Software

Power Consumption (approx.)

1100W (Max), 17W (Standby), 3W (Energy Saver Mode)

Typical Energy Consumption (TEC): 1,337 Wh

Dimension (W x D x H)

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


41.0 lbs. (w/o cartridge)
42.8 lbs. (w/ cartridge)


1 year limited exchange/trade-in warranty8 (extended warranty available)

imageCLASS MF5850dn Contents

imageCLASS MF5850dn Contents MF5850dn Setup Instructions Power Cord Registration Card Standard Cartridge 119 Manuals User Software CD-ROM Warranty Card

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1. 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.
2. Black & White document fax transmission speed is based on default setting using ITU-T #1 Chart. Actual transmission speeds vary depending on document complexity, fax setting at receiving end, and line conditions etc.
3. Based on ITU-T #1 Chart (standard mode).
4. Based on 20 lb. paper.
5. Network scanning is via Windows OS only.
6. Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008 via network connection only.
7. 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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