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Sep 10, 2013

New Canon MF6180dw and MF6160dw imageCLASS Laser MFPs Include Secure Print And Productivity Solutions

Canon today announced the release of its imageCLASS MF6180dw and MF6160dw black and white multifunction printers (MFPs), successors to the previous imageCLASS MF5950dw and MF5960dn MFP models. These new devices provide a variety of document management options able to fit the needs and price point of medium sized offices. Features incorporated in the new models are Secure Print, Google Cloud Print, LDAP address book search, PCL and wireless capabilities.

With the newest additions to our imageCLASS MFP line, we are continuing to meet increasing customer demands for greater functionality and performance by providing end-users the tools they need to meet their individual document needs,” said Sam Yoshida, vice president and general manager, Marketing, Business Imaging Solutions Group, Canon U.S.A. “These imageCLASS MFP models offer speed and superb functionality, a key combination of features needed for any modern office.

Canon MF6180dw

Canon MF6180dw

The imageCLASS MF6100 MFP Series is built on the foundation of legendary Canon imaging technology, and these printers are feature-rich monochrome imageCLASS MFP models that help meet the needs of small and medium sized offices. As upgrades from their predecessors, the imageCLASS MF6160dw adds PCL language support to enable printing from a wide variety of applications, while the MF6180dw adds wireless connectivity. Both models add Google Cloud Print, which enables users who have a Google Account to print from Gmail and Google Doc from a mobile device and from the Google Chrome browser for Mac, Windows, Linux and Chrome devices.

Additional features include all mode two-sided printing which can help reduce paper usage and Simple Solution Keys which allow users to easily access the scan and eco-copy (2 on 1, 4 on 1 copy modes) functions. Beyond the basic features of the MF6100 Series, the MF6180dw printer supports Adobe PostScript 3 Emulation which can enhance quality of text, graphics, and images for users.

Both models add Google Cloud Print, which enables users who have a Google Account to print from Gmail and Google Doc from a mobile device and from the Google Chrome browser for Mac, Windows, Linux and Chrome devices.

The new devices are well-equipped to help a variety of offices with productivity, document control and device management. With print speeds of up to 35 pages per minute, a front loading 250-sheet cassette and Single Cartridge System that combines all the critical components such as toner, drum and waste unit into one consumable, users will have more time to focus on their daily tasks. Additionally, "Send" technology empowers users to send scanned documents and forward received faxes to a recipient through email or a file server which can help to improve office workflows. Both machines are equipped with Secure Print and Department ID Management, helping to assure that sensitive documents will end up in the right hands and giving companies the ability to control device usage. Finally, a high capacity cartridge is available as a replacement consumable so users can also enjoy a lower cost per page as compared to the standard cartridge.

Pricing And Availability

The MF6180dw will be available in late September 2013 at a minimum advertised price (MAP) of $499 through retailers, resellers and Canon Direct. The MF6160dw will be available in late September 2013 at a minimum advertised price (MAP) of $399 through retailers, resellers and Canon Direct.

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