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Model Name imageRUNNER ADVANCE 4251
Type Digital Multifunction Imaging System
Functions Standard: Copy, Print (UFR II), Scan, Send, Store
Optional: Print (PCL, Adobe® PostScript® 3™), Fax (Up to 4 Lines)Processor Canon Dual Custom Processor (Shared)
Operation Panel 8.4" SVGA Full-Color TFT Screen
Image Server Memory Standard: 1.25GB RAM
Maximum: 1.75GB RAM
Hard Disk Drive Standard: 160GB
Maximum: 1TB
Mirroring Hard Disk Drive Optional (160GB, 1TB), Method: RAID1
Network Interface Connection Standard: 10/100/1000Base-TX
Optional: Wireless LAN
Other Interface Standard: USB 2.0 (Host) x 2, USB 2.0 (Device)
Optional: Device Port [USB 2.0 (Host) x 2], Copy Control Interface
Max Mailboxes Supported 100 User Inboxes, 1 Memory RX Inbox, 50 Confidential Fax Inboxes
Max Pages Stored 6,000 Maximum Pages Stored
Special Media Support Tracing, Labels, Transparency, and Envelopes
Warm Up Time From Power On: 30 Seconds
From Sleep Mode: 10 Seconds
Quick Startup Mode: 7 Seconds***
Power Requirements 120V AC, 60Hz, 10.4A
Power Consumption Maximum: 1,500W
Sleep Mode: 0.9W
Plug NEMA 5-15P
Dimension 35-1/2" x 22-1/4" x 27-7/8" (909mm x 565mm x 708mm)♦
Installation Space (when the Multi-Purpose Tray is extended): 34-1/2" x 27-7/8 (909mm x 708mm)♦
Weight Approx. 172 lb. (77.9kg)♦
Basic Copy Features Preset R/E Ratios by Area, Finishing, Two-sided, Density/Exposure Adjustment, Original Type Selection, Interrupt Mode, Sample Set, Setting Confirmation/Cancel, Standard Keys, Reset, Guide Display, Job Duration Display, Reserved Copying
Special Copy Features Two-page Separation, Cover/Sheet Insertion, Booklet, Transparency Interleaving, Shift, Margin, Frame Erase, ID Card Copy, Image Combination, Different Size Original, Job Build, Job Done Notice, Scan Image Check, Mode Memory, Recall, Negative/ Positive Inversion, Image Repeat, Mirror Image, Sharpness, Tab Paper Creation, Form Composition, Secure Watermark, Page Numbering, Copy Set Numbering, Watermark and Date, Job Block Combination, Store in User Inbox
Environmental Features ENERGY STAR® Qualified Rated EPEAT® Silver RoHS Compliant Blue Angel WEEE Directive

Advanced Box

Available Disk Space Approx. 15GB (Standard HDD)
Approx. 629GB (1TB HDD)
Common Protocol SMB or WebDAV
Supported Client PC Windows (Windows 2000/XP/Windows Vista/7)
Max. Number of Concurrent Connections SMB: 32, WebDAV: 12 (Active Sessions)
Advanced Box Features Disabling Advanced Box, Storage Filtering, Authentication for Advanced Box Log-in, Search Function, Sort Function, Printing a PDF File with a Password, imageWARE Secure Audit Manager Support

Memory Media

Standard USB Memory
Optional SD, SDHC, CompactFlash®, Memory Stick, Microdrive

Scan Specifications

Network TWAIN Scan Standard
Network Scan Utility Color Network ScanGear

Copy/Print Speed (BW/Color)

Letter Up to 51 ppm (BW)
Legal Up to 25 ppm (BW)
Ledger Up to 25 ppm (BW)

Copy Specifications

First Copy Time (Letter): As fast as 3.7 Seconds
Multiple Copies 1 to 999
Copy Exposure Automatic or Manual (9 Levels)
Magnification From Platen Glass: 25% - 400% (1% increments)
From ADF: 25% - 200% (1% increments)
Preset Reductions 25%, 50%, 64%, 73%, 78%
Preset Enlargements 121%, 129%, 200%, 400%
Standard Paper Capacity Dual 550-sheet Paper Cassettes
Optional Dual 550 Sheet Paper Cassettes, 2,700-sheet Paper Deck
Manual Bypass 80-sheet Stack Bypass
Maximum Paper Capacity 4,980 Sheets
Output Paper Capacity (20 lb. Bond): Standard: 250 Sheets (Inner Tray)
Maximum: 3,100 Sheets (w/Staple Finisher or Booklet Finisher)

Output Sizes

Cassette Cassette 1: Legal, Letter, Letter-R, Statement-R, Executive, Custom Size (5-1/2" x 7-1/8" to 11-3/4" x 15-3/8")
Cassettes 2/3/4: 11" x 17", Legal, Letter, Letter-R, Statement-R, Executive, Custom Size (5-1/2" x 7-1/8" to 11-3/4" x 17")
Bypass 11" x 17", Legal, Letter, Letter-R, Statement-R, Executive, Custom Size (3-7/8" x 5-7/8" to 11-3/4" x 17")
Other Option Envelope Feeder Attachment** (COM10 No.10, Monarch, DL, ISO-C5)

Acceptable Paper Weights

Cassette 16 lb. Bond to 34 lb. Bond (60 to 128g/m2)
Bypass 14 lb. Bond to 80 lb. Cover (52 to 220g/m2)


Paper Size Standard Automatic Trayless Duplexing (Executive to 11" x 17")
Paper Weight 14 lb. Bond to 28 lb. Bond (52 to 105g/m2)

Image Reader

Scan Resolution Up to 600 x 600 dpi†
Acceptable Originals (Glass): Sheet, Book, 3-Dimensional objects [up to 4.4 lb. (2kg)]
Maximum Original Size Up to 11" x 17"

Security Features

Standard Department ID Management, Single Sign On-H, Access Management System (Device and Function Level Log-in), Secured Print, Trusted Platform Module, User Access Control of Advanced Box, Mail Box Password Protection, IPV6, Restricting Features (Restricting the Send Function, Restricting New Addresses on Address Book), SSL Encrypted Communication, SNMPv1/v3, MAC/IP Address Port Filtering, SMTP Authentication, POP Authentication before SMTP, HDD Erase (Up to 3x), HDD Initialize (Up to 9x), HDD Lock, IPsec, Adobe LiveCycle Rights Management ES2.5 Integration
Optional Removable HDD, HDD Encryption, HDD Mirroring, Encrypted Secure Print, Encrypted PDF, Document Scan Lock, Secure Watermark, IEEE 2600.1 Common Criteria Certification⟩
Estimated Toner Yield 34,200 Copies/Bottle (Estimated @ 6% Coverage)


Description Duplexing Automatic Document Feeder
Acceptable Originals 11" x 17", Legal, Letter, Letter-R, Statement
B/W Originals BW: 11 lb. Bond to 34 lb. Bond (42 to 128g/m2)
Color Originals Solid Black Text/Color: 17 lb. Bond to 34 lb. Bond (64 to 128g/m2)
Scanning Speed (BW/Color; Letter): Simplex: 51/51 ipm (300 dpi)
51/30 ipm (600 dpi)†
Capacity (20 lb. Bond): 100 Sheets

Paper Supply Options

Description Cassette Feeding Unit-AF1
Paper Capacity 550 Sheets x 2 Cassettes [20 lb. Bond (80g/m2)]
Paper Size 11" x 17", Legal, Letter, Letter-R, Statement-R, Executive, and Custom Size [5-1/2" x 7-1/8" to 11-3/4" x 17" (140mm x 182mm to 297mm x 431mm)]
Paper Weight 16 lb. Bond to 34 lb. Bond (60 to 128g/m2)
Power Source From the Main Unit
Power Consumption Approx. 30W
Dimensions 9-3/4" x 24-1/8" x 25-5/8" (248mm x 565mm x 650mm)
Weight Approx. 61 lb. (27.5kg)
Description Paper Deck Unit-B2
Number Of Cassettes 1
Paper Capacity 2,700 Sheets [20 lb. Bond (80g/m2)]
Paper Size Letter
Paper Weight 16 lb. Bond to 34 lb. Bond (60 to 128g/m2)
Power Source From Main Unit
Power Consumption Approx. 35W
Dimensions 18-5/8" x 14-5/8" x 23-3/4" (473mm x 372mm x 603mm)
Weight Approx. 81.6 lb. (37kg)
Description Envelope Feeder Attachment-D1**
Paper Capacity 50 Sheets (or 30mm in height)
Paper Size COM10 No.10, Monarch, DL, ISO-C5
Dimensions 3-1/4" x 17-1/4" x 12-1/8" (81mm x 439mm x 307mm)
Weight Approx. 2.6 lb. (1.2kg)
Title Canon Support | Feature Notice: 2600.1 Security Kits Update
Advisory Type
Date 03.19.15


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