Product Specifications

imageRUNNER ADVANCE C256i III/C356i III

  • Main Unit

    Machine type

    A4 Colour Laser Multifunctional

    Core functions

    Print, Copy*, Scan*, Send*, Store and Optional Fax* 

    Processor

    Canon Dual Custom Processor (Shared)

    Control Panel

    25.6 cm (10.1 inch) TFT LCD WSVGA Colour Touch panel

    Memory

    Standard: 3.0GB RAM

    Hard Disk drive

    Standard: 250GB

    Interface Connection

    NETWORK 
    Standard: 1000Base-T/100Base-TX/10Base-T, Wireless LAN (IEEE 802.11 b/g/n) 
    Optional: NFC, Bluetooth Low Energy 

    OTHERS 
    Standard: USB 2.0 (Host) x1, USB 3.0 (Host) x1, USB 2.0 (Device) x1; 
    Optional: Serial Interface, Copy Control Interface

    Paper-Supply-Capacity (A4, 80gsm)

    Standard: 550-sheet Paper Cassette, 100-sheet Multi-purpose tray
    Optional: 550-sheet Paper Cassette (Cassette Feeding Unit-AJ1),
    550-sheet x 3 Paper Cassettes (Cassette Feeding Unit-AK1)
    Maximum: 2,300 Sheets

    Paper-Output-Capacity (A4, 80gsm)

    Standard: 250 Sheets
    Maximum: 500 Sheets (with Staple Finisher-Z1)

    Finishing capabilities

    Standard: Collate, Group 
    With External Finisher : Collate, Group, Offset, Staple

    Supported media types

    Paper Cassette: 
    Thin, Plain, Recycled, Thick, Colour, Pre-punched, Bond, Envelope* 
    *Envelope supported via standard cassette only. 

    Multi-purpose tray: 
    Thin, Plain, Recycled, Thick, Colour, Pre-punched, Transparency, Label, Bond, Envelope

    Supported media sizes

    Cassette 1: Standard size: A4, A5, A5R, A6, B5, Envelope [No. 10 (COM
    10), Monarch, ISO-C5, DL]
    Custom size: 98.0 x 190.5 mm to 216.0 x 355.6 mm
    Cassette 2 (Cassette Feeding Unit-AJ1): Standard Size: A4, B5, A5,
    Custom Size: 98 mm x 190.5 mm up to 216 mm x 355.6 mm
    Cassette 2/3/4 (Cassette Feeding Unit-AK1): Standard Size: A4, B5, A5
    Custom Size: Min. 98 mm x 190.5 mm up to 216 mm x 355.6 mm
    Multi-purpose tray: Standard size: A4, A5, A5R, A6, B5, Envelope [No.10
    (COM10), Monarch, ISO-C5, DL],
    Custom Size: 98.0 x 148.0 mm to 216.0 x 355.6 mm
    Envelope custom size: 98.0 x 148.0 mm to 216.0 x 355.6 mm

    Supported media weights

    Cassette: 60 to 163 gsm 
    Multi-purpose tray: 60 to 220 gsm 
    Duplex: 60 to 163 gsm

    Warm-up Time

    From Power On: 10 Seconds or Less*
    *Time from device power-on, until copy ready (not print reservation)
    From Deep Sleep Mode: 10 Seconds or Less
    Quick Startup Mode: 4 Seconds or Less *
    *Time from device power-on to when key operations can be performed
    on the touch panel display.

    Dimensions (W x D x H)

    Standard: 511 x 651 x 639 mm
    With Cassette Feeding Unit-AJ1 or AK1: 511 x 651 x 1,064 mm

    Installation Space (W x D)

    Basic: 852 mm x 908 mm
    (with Multi-purpose tray open + Cassette Drawers open)
    Fully Configured: 1,407 mm x 908 mm (when attach with Staple
    Finisher-Z1 + with Multi-purpose tray open + Cassette Drawers open)

    Weight

    Approx. 50kg *Including toner

  • Print Specifications

    Print Speed (BW/CL)

    iR-ADV C356i III: Up to 35 (A4), Up to 26 (A5R), Up to 61 (A5),
    Up to 23 (A6)
    iR-ADV C256i III: Up to 25 (A4), Up to 26 (A5R), Up to 46 (A5),
    Up to 23 (A6)

    Print Resolution (dpi)

    1200 x 1200 equivalent (1200dpi mode)

    Page description languages

    Standard: UFR II, PCL 6, Genuine Adobe PostScript Level 3

    Direct Print

    Direct printing available from USB memory, Advanced space, Remote UI and Web Access* 
    Supported file types: TIFF, JPEG, PDF, EPS, and XPS * Only PDF print from websites is supported

    Printing from mobile and cloud

    AirPrint, Mopria, Google Cloud Print, and Canon Business Print, and uniFLOW Online 
    A range of software and MEAP-based solutions are available to provide printing from mobile devices or internet-connected devices and cloud-based services depending on your requirements. 
    Please contact your sales representative for further information

    Fonts

    PCL fonts: 93 Roman, 10 Bitmap fonts, 2 OCR fonts, Andalé Mono WT J/K/S/T*1(Japanese, Korean, Simplified and Traditional Chinese), Barcode fonts*2 
    PS fonts: 136 Roman 

    *1 Requires optional PCL International Font Set-A1 
    *2 Requires optional Barcode Printing Kit-D1

    Print Features

    Suspend Job Timeout, Profile Settings, Secured Print, Watermark, Header/Footer, Page Layout, Two-sided Printing, Collating, Booklet Printing, Grouping, Mixed Paper Sizes/ Orientations, Offsetting, Toner Reduction, Poster Printing, Forced Hold Printing

    Operating System

    UFRII: Windows 7 / 8.1 /10 / Server 2008 / Server 2008 R2 / Server 2012 / Server 2012 R2 / Server 2016, MAC OS X (10.7 or later) 
    PCL: Windows 7 / 8.1 / 10 / Server 2008 / Server 2008 R2 / Server 2012 / Server 2012 R2 / Server 2016 
    PS: Windows 7 / 8.1 / 10 / Server 2008 / Server 2008 R2 / Server 2012 / Server 2012 R2 / Server 2016, MAC OS X (10.7 or later) 
    PPD: MAC OS X (10.7 or later), Windows 7 / 8.1/ 10 

    SAP Device Types are available via the SAP Market Place. 
    Please refer to http://www.canon-europe.com/support/business-product-support for availability of print solutions for other operating systems and environments including AS/400, UNIX, Linux and Citrix. 
    Some of these solutions are chargeable.

  • Copy Specifications

    Copy speed (BW/CL)

    iR-ADV C356i III : Up to 35 (A4), Up to 26 (A5R), Up to 61 (A5),
    Up to 23 (A6)
    iR-ADV C256i III : Up to 25 (A4), Up to 26 (A5R), Up to 46 (A5),
    Up to 23 (A6

    First-Copy-Out Time (A4) (BW/CL)

    iR-ADV C356iF III: Approx. 5.1/6.9 seconds or less
    iR-ADV C256iF III: Approx. 6.9/9.4 seconds or less

    Copy resolution (dpi)

    Reading: 600 x 600 
    Printing: Up to 2.400 equivalent x 600

    Multiple Copies

    Up to 999 copies

    Copy Density

    Automatic or Manual (9 Levels)

    Magnification

    25% - 400% (1% Increments)

    Preset Reductions

    25%, 50%, 70%

    Preset Enlargements

    141%, 200%, 400%

    Basic Copy Features

    Preset R/E Ratios by Area, Paper Setting, Previous Setting, Favourite Setting, Finishing, Two-Sided, Density Adjustment, Original Type Selection, Interrupt Mode, Setting Confirmation/Cancel

    Special Copy Features

    Two-sided Original, Finishing, Job Build, N on 1, Density Adjustment, Original Type Selection, Page Numbering, Copy Set Numbering, Sharpness, Erase Frame, Secure Watermark, Print Date, Shift, Job Done Notice, Copy ID Card, Skip Blank Pages, Detect Feeder Multi Sheet Feed

  • Scan Specifications

    Selectable type

    Single-pass Duplexing Automatic Document Feeder* [2-sided to 2-sided (Automatic with DADF)] 

    * Detect Feeder Multi Sheet Feed is supported.

    Document Feeder Paper Capacity (80 gsm)

    100 Sheets

    Acceptable Originals and weights

    Platen: Sheet, Book, 3-Dimensional Objects (Height: Up to 30 mm, Weight: up to 2kg) 

    Document Feeder media weight : 
    1-sided scanning: 42* to 128 gsm (BW), 64 to 128 gsm (CL) 
    2-sided scanning: 50 to 128 gsm (BW), 64 to 128 gsm (CL) 

    * A6: 50 to 128 gsm

    Supported media sizes

    Platen: max. scanning size: 216.0 x 355.6 mm 
    Document Feeder media size: A4, A5, A6, B5, Custom size: 105.0 x 148.0 mm to 216.0 x 355.6 mm

    Scan Speed (ipm: BW/CL, A4)

    Single-sided Scanning: 50 /50 (300 x 300 dpi), 50 /50 (300 x 600 dpi), 30 /30 (600 x 600 dpi) 
    Double-sided Scanning: 100 /100 (300 x 300dpi), 100 /100 (300 x 600 dpi), 50 /50 (600 x 600 dpi)

    Scan Resolution (dpi)

    600 x 600, 400 x 400, 300 x 300, 200 x 400, 200 x 200, 200 x 100i, 150 x 150, 100 x 100

    Pull Scan Specifications

    Colour Network ScanGear2. For both TWAIN and WIA 
    Supported OS: Windows 7/8.1/10 
    Windows Server 2008/Server 2008 R2/Server 2012/Server 2012 R2/Server 2016

    Scan Method

    Send functionality available on all models 
    Scan to USB Memory Key: Available on all models 

    Scan to Mobile Devices and cloud-based services: A range of solutions is available to provide scanning to mobile devices or cloud-based services depending on your requirements. Please contact your sales representative for further information. 
    TWAIN/WIA Pull scanning available on all models

  • Send Specifications

    Destination

    E-mail/Internet FAX (SMTP), SMB v3.0, FTP, WebDAV, Mail Box, Super G3 FAX (Optional for iR-ADV C256i III/C356i III), IP Fax(Optional for iR-ADV C256i III/C356i III)

    Address book

    LDAP (2,000)/Local (1,600)/Speed dial (200)

    Send resolution (dpi)

    600 x 600, 400 x 400, 300 x 300, 200 x 400, 200 x 200, 200 x 100, 150 x 150, 100 x 100

    Communication protocol

    File: FTP (TCP/IP), SMB v3.0, WebDAV 
    E-mail/I-Fax: SMTP, POP3

    File Format

    Standard: TIFF, JPEG, PDF(Compact, Searchable, Apply policy, Optimize for Web, PDF A/1-b, Encrypted), XPS(Compact, Searchable), Office Open XML (PowerPoint, Word), PDF/XPS(Device Signature) 
    Optional: PDF(Trace&Smooth), PDF/XPS(User Signature)

    Universal Send Features

    Original Type Selection, Two-sided Original, Density Adjustment, Sharpness, Erase Frame, Job Build, Sender's Name (TTI), Delayed Send, Preview, Job Done Notice, File Name, Subject/Message, Reply-to, E-mail Priority, TX Report, Original Content Orientation, Skip Blank Pages, Detect Feeder Multi Sheet Feed

  • Fax Specifications

    Optional / Standard

    Optional on all models

    Maximum Number of Connection Lines

    2

    Modem Speed

    Super G3: 33.6 kbps 
    G3: 14.4 kbps

    Compression Method

    MH, MR, MMR, JBIG

    Resolution (dpi)

    400 x 400, 200 x 400, 200 x 200, 200 x 100

    Sending/Recording Size

    A4, A5*, A6* and B5* 

    *Sent as A4

    FAX memory

    Up to 30,000 pages

    Speed dials

    Max. 200

    Group dials/destinations

    Max. 199 dials

    Sequential broadcast

    Max. 256 addresses

    Memory backup

    Yes

    Fax Features

    Original Type Selection, Two-sided Original, Density (for Scanning), Sharpness, Erase Frame, Job Build, Sender's Name (TTI), Selecting the Telephone Line, Direct Send, Delayed Send, Preview, Job Done Notice, TX Report, Detect Feeder Multi Sheet Feed

  • Store Specifications

    Mail Box (Number Supported)

    100 User Inboxes, 1 Memory RX Inbox, 
    50 Confidential Fax Inboxes 
    30,000 Maximum Pages Stored

    Advanced Box

    Communication Protocol: SMB or WebDAV 
    Supported Client PC: Windows (Windows 7/8.1/10) 
    Concurrent Connections (Max.): SMB: 64, WebDAV: 3 (Active Sessions)

    Advanced Box available disc space

    Approx. 16GB (Standard HDD)

    Advanced Space features

    Authentication for Advanced Space Log-in, Sort Function, Printing a PDF File with a Password, imageWARE Secure Audit Manager Support

    Memory Media

    Standard: USB Memory

  • Security Specifications

    Authentication

    Standard: Universal Login Manager (Device and Function Level Log-in), uniFLOW Online Express*, User Authentication, Department ID Authentication, Access Management System 
    Optional: My Print Anywhere secure print (Requires uniFLOW) 

    * No charge for this solution; however activation is required.

    Data

    Standard: Trusted Platform Module (TPM), Hard Disk Password Lock, Hard Disk Drive Erase, Mail Box Password Protection, Hard Disk Drive Encryption(FIPS140-2 Validated), Common Criteria Certification (DIN ISO 15408) 
    Optional: Data Loss Prevention (Requires uniFLOW)

    Network

    Standard: IP/Mac Address Filtering, IPSEC, TLS Encrypted Communication, SNMP V3.0, IEEE 802.1X, IPv6, SMTP Authentication, POP Authentication before SMTP, S/MIME

    Document

    Standard: Secure Print, Adobe LiveCycle® Rights Management ES2.5 Integration, Encrypted PDF, Encrypted Secure Print, Device signatures, Secure Watermarks 
    Optional: User signatures, Document Scan lock

  • Environmental Specifications

    Operating Environment

    Temperature: 10 to 30 ºC 
    Humidity: 20 to 80 % RH (Relative Humidity)

    Power Source

    220-240 V (±10 %), 50/60 Hz (±2 Hz), 3.9 Amp

    Plug (Main Unit)

    CEE 7/7 (230V)

    Power Consumption

    Maximum: 1,500W
    Standby: Approx. 40.3 W *ª
    Sleep mode: Approx. 0.8 W *«
    *ª Reference Value (measured one unit)
    *« 0.8W sleep mode is not available in all circumstances due to
    certain settings.

  • Consumables

    Toner Cartridge/s

    NPG-76 TONER BK/C/M/Y

    Toner (Estimated Yield @5% Coverage)

    NPG-76 TONER BK: 23,000 pages
    NPG-76 TONER C/M/Y: 18,000 pages
  • Software and Printer management

    Tracking and reporting

    Universal Login Manager (ULM): Manage your costs easily by using
    the embedded reporting capability to identify and control costs
    on a user-based level by device.
    uniFLOW Online Express: Combining with ULM you can gain further
    control and highlight expenditures per users/department and
    pinpoint where costs can be scaled down from a central cloud
    based location.

    Remote management tools

    iW Management Console: 
    Server-based software for centralised management of a fleet of devices (includes monitoring or consumables, status monitoring and alerts, distribution of address books, configuration settings, firmware and MEAP applications, meter capture and reporting, driver and resource management) 
    eMaintenance: 
    Compatible with eMaintenance services via embedded RDS (Enables meter capture, automatic consumables management, remote diagnostics and reporting for service providers to offer efficient, fast and proactive maintenance) 
    Content Delivery System: 
    Allows the Remote distribution of firmware, iR options and MEAP applications; Remote User Interface (RUI) Web based interface to each device that helps to provide remote device management and control

    Scanning software

    Network ScanGear: 
    TWAIN-compliant scanner driver that enables computers on a network to use the pull scan functionality of the device

    Optimisation tools

    Canon Driver Configuration Tool: 
    A utility for changing the factory default settings of Canon print drivers (Available via service only) 
    NetSpot Device Installer: 
    Simple utility software that allows you to make network protocol settings for Canon devices connected to your network.

    Platform

    MEAP (Multifunctional Embedded Application Platform): 
    A powerful JAVA Embedded Platform for Canon devices which provides tight coupling between a range of software solutions and the device. 
    MEAP Web: 
    Web service alternative to MEAP that allows MFP applications to be developed and deployed via web services

    Document Publishing

    IW DESKTOP: 
    Powerful print publishing software which easily combines documents from different sources and file formats, applies finishing with preview and templates to create professional looking documents. Includes PDF creation, annotation and compression capabilities for simple digital workflows such as proofing and authorisation

  • Paper Supply options

    CASSETTE MODULE-AE1

    Paper Capacity: 550 sheets (80 gsm) 
    Paper Type: Thin, Plain, Recycled, Thick, Colour, Pre-punched, Bond 
    Paper Size: A4, A5, B5, Custom size: 98.0 x 190.5 mm to 216.0 x 355.6 mm 
    Paper Weight: 60 to 163 gsm 
    Power Source: From the Main Unit 
    Dimensions (W x D x H): 511 x 508 x 159 mm (attached to the main unit) 
    Weight: Approx. 10 kg

    Cassette feeding unit-AJ1

    Paper Capacity: 550 sheets (80 gsm) 
    Paper Type: Thin, Plain, Recycled, Thick, Colour, Pre-punched, Bond 
    Paper Size: A4, A5, B5, Custom size: 98.0 x 190.5 mm to 216.0 to 355.6 mm 
    Paper Weight: 60 to 163 gsm 
    Power Source: From the Main Unit 
    Dimensions (W x D x H): 511 x 508 x 425 mm (attached to the main unit) 
    Weight: Approx. 16 kg

    Cassette feeding unit-AK1

    Paper Capacity: 550 sheets x 3 (80 gsm) 
    Paper Type: Thin, Plain, Recycled, Thick, Colour, Pre-punched, Bond 
    Paper Size: A4, A5, B5, Custom size: 98.0 x 190.5 mm to 216.0 to 355.6 mm 
    Paper Weight: 60 to 163 gsm 
    Power Source: From the Main Unit 
    Dimensions (W x D x H): 511 x 508 x 425 mm (attached to the main unit) 
    Weight: Approx. 19 kg

  • Output Options

    Staple Finisher-Z1 (external)

    Name Staple Finisher-Z1 (External)
    Number of Trays 1
    Tray Capacity A4, A5, A5R, A6, B5: 500 sheets
    Paper Weight 60 to 220 gsm
    Staple Position Corner
    Staple Capacity* 30 sheets (up to 105 gsm) [including 2 cover paper (up to 220 gsm)]
    Dimensions (W x D x H) 555 mm x 459 mm x 301 mm (When attached with the Main Unit)
    Weight Approx. 14kg

    Power Source: From the Main Unit

  • Hardware Accessories

    Card Readers

    MiCARD PLUS PROXIMITY CARD READER,
    IC Card Reader Box-D1,
    IC Card Reader Attachment-A1,
    Copy Card Reader-F1,
    Copy Card Reader Attachement-B5

  • Security Options

    Document Security

    Document Scan Lock Kit- B2, iR-ADV Security Kit-X1 for IEEE 2600
    Common Criteria Certification

  • System and Controller options

    Print Accessories

    PCL INTERNATIONAL FONT SET-A1 - Adds PCL support for Andalé Mono WT J/K/S/T (Japanese/Korean/Simplified Chinese/Traditional Chinese).

    Send Options

    UNIVERSAL SEND DIGITAL USER SIGNATURE KIT-C1 - Ensures the authenticity of a PDF/XPS by identifying the user that sent the document through a visible and/or invisible digital signature. 

    UNIVERSAL SEND TRACE & SMOOTH PDF KIT-A1 - Enables the device to create and send Trace and Smooth PDF

    Barcode Printing

    BARCODE PRINTING KIT-D1 - Provides the ability to print 1D and 2D barcodes on output using jet caps technology.

    System Accessories

    COPY CONTROL INTERFACE KIT-A1: Allows connection (CCVI I/F) between 3rd party copy control terminal and Canon’s iR-ADV range for cost recovery use. 

    SERIAL INTERFACE KIT-K3 - Serial interface for Cost Recovery Solutions. 

    CONNECTION KIT - A1 for BLUETOOTH LE- Bluetooth chip is an option for enabling the communication between main unit and other devices using Bluetooth 

    NFC KIT-C1 - NFC Kit is optional kit enabling the communication between main unit and other devices using NFC.

    Fax Accessories

    SUPER G3 FAX BOARD-AT1 - Adds fax functionality. 

    SUPER G3 2ND LINE FAX BOARD-AT1 - Adds second fax line 

    REMOTE FAX KIT-A1 - Enables the device to send and receive fax from another device connected with a fax board. 

    IP FAX EXPANSION KIT-B1 - (Requires Super G3 FAX Board-AT1) Enables users to send and receive Fax documents via IP Fax network

  • Other Options

    Accessibility Accessories

    ADF Access Handle-A1

    Staple Cartridge

    STAPLE-P1 - For stapling (2 x 5,000 pcs)