Canon i-SENSYS LBP251dw


Compact A4 B&W laser printer that?s ideal for small businesses and workgroups.


This A4 B&W laser printer is fast, straightforward and reliable. With a great choice of cloud and mobile device options, it?s perfect for high quality printing for workgroups and small businesses.


  • Reliable A4 B&W laser printer for small workgroups and businesses
  • Smart, compact design is ideal in customer-facing and confined spaces
  • Rapid, high quality 30 ppm printing helps teams work more efficiently
  • Increase productivity by delivering prints in seconds, even from Sleep mode
  • Perfect for frequent print tasks like forms, invoices, receipts and delivery notes
  • Consistent reliability and quality via Canon All-in-One replacement cartridges
  • Free Canon app to work on the go with your Apple and Android devices
  • Powerful connectivity including Apple AirPrint? and Google Cloud Print
  • Energy saving features like Auto Shutdown help keep your business sustainable
  • Easy to integrate and manage across a network

Key Features

  • Automatic double sided printingAutomatic double sided printing
  • Use and share over networkUse and share over network
  • USB connectionUSB connection
  • User friendly LCD displayUser friendly LCD display
  • +1 Optional Paper Cassette+1 Optional Paper Cassette
  • PCL PrintingPCL Printing
  • Use and share wirelesslyUse and share wirelessly
  • Use and share wirelesslyUse and share wirelessly
  • Tablet and smartphone readyTablet and smartphone ready

Detailed Features

The ideal first step into business quality print

Looking to make your first step up to a business quality printer, because you want faster, higher quality and more reliable print? Then look no further than the i-SENSYS LBP251dw A4 B&W laser printer. Small businesses and workgroup teams can complete everyday tasks faster with rapid 30 ppm output and the ability to start printing from idle or standby in just a few seconds. And with compact size and smart looks, it?s ideal in customer-facing or space-constrained environments.

Sustained quality, easy ownership

Consistent reliability and renewed quality are ensured every time you change your toner thanks to Canon?s easy-to-replace All-in-One cartridge design. Choose the longer-lasting high yield cartridges if you prefer your printer to run longer with fewer interventions. And reduce your admin burden with just a single cartridge to keep track of, which means fewer items to order and manage.

Powerful support for mobile and cloud

If you and your teams enjoy the flexibility of moving seamlessly between locations and devices, the LBP251dw is your ideal printer. No matter how or where you choose to work, your LBP251dw is always ready and accessible. Print from your iPhone? or iPad? via Apple AirPrint?, or your Android device using Google Cloud Print, regardless of whether you?re inside or outside the office.

Network and integration-ready

The LBP251dw offers sophisticated capabilities for integrating seamlessly with IT networks. Support for PCL5e/6 makes it an ideal choice for managed environments; while the Remote User Interface saves valuable time because IT Managers can monitor and update settings without making a site visit. And with Wi-Fi and Ethernet connectivity as standard, the LBP251dw has all the features you need to keep pace with your growing business.


Print speed

Single sided: Up to 30 ppm (A4)
Double sided: Up to 16 ipm (A4)

Printing method

Monochrome laser beam printing

Print quality

Up to 1200 x 1200 dpi

Print resolution

Up to 600 x 600 dpi

Warm-up time

Approx. 16 seconds or less from power on

First Page Out Time

Approx. 6 seconds

Recommended Monthly Print Volume

750 - 2,500 pages per month

Duty cycle

Max. 50,000 pages per month?

Print margins

5 mm-top, bottom, left and right

Advanced printing features

Google Cloud Print Ready
iOS: AirPrint, Canon PRINT Business app
Android; Mopria certified, Canon Print Service Plug-in, Canon PRINT Business app


Paper input (Standard) 250-sheet cassette
50-sheet multi-purpose tray
Paper input (Option) 500-sheet cassette
Paper output 150-sheet face down, 1 sheet face up
Media types Plain paper, Recycled Paper, Heavy Paper,
Label, Envelope, Post card
Media sizes Cassette (Standard and optional)
Custom sizes (Width: 105.0 to 215.9mm Length: 148.0 to 355.6mm)
Multi-purpose tray:
A4, B5, A5, A6, LGL, LTR, EXECUTIVE, STATEMENT, FOOLSCAP, 16K, Envelope COM-10, Monarch, DL, C5, Index Card,
Custom sizes (Width: 76.2 to 215.9mm Length: 127.0 to 355.6mm)
Media weights Cassette (Standard and optional): 60 to 120 g/m?
Multi-purpose tray: 60 to 163 g/m?
Double sided printing Automatic (Only A4/LTR/LGL)


Power requirements 220-240V (?10%) 50/60Hz (?2Hz)
Power consumption Maximum: Approx. 1150W or less
Active: Approx. 520W or less
Standby: Approx. 12.1W or less
Sleep: Approx.1W or less?
Power switch off: 0.1W or less
Typical Electricity Consumption (TEC): 1.1kWh/week
Idle time required to enter sleep mode: 3-60 min (default: 3 min)
Idle time required to enter Auto Shutdown: 4 hours (default)
Noise level Sound power?
Active: 69.5 dB
Standby: Inaudible
Sound pressure?
Active: 53 dB
Standby: Inaudible
Dimensions (W x D x H) 400 mm x 377 mm x 298 mm
Weight Approx. 12.4 kg
Operating environment Temperature: 10 to 30?C (50 to 86?F)
Humidity 20 to 80% RH (no condensation)
Control panel 5 Line LCD


Processor Speed 525MHz
Memory 512MB
Printer Languages UFRII (Ultra Fast Rendering), PCL5e, PCL6
Fonts 45 PCL fonts
Interface and connectivity USB 2.0 High-Speed, 10BASE-T/100 BASE-TX/1000BASE-T, Wireless 802.11b/g/n, Wireless Direct Connection
Software and Printer Management Remote User Interface (RUI),
SSID Tool,
Department ID Management,
Toner Status Tool,
iW Management Console: Server-based software for centralised management of a fleet of devices
eMaintenance: embedded RDS allows remote eMaintenance services such as meter capture, automatic consumables management and remote diagnostics.
Operating Systems Compatibility Windows? 10 / Windows? 8.1 / Windows? 8 / Windows? 7 / Server? 2012R2 / Server? 2012 / Server? 2008R2 / Server? 2008 / Server? 2003 / Vista
Mac OS X version 10.5.8 & up


All-in-One cartridges Standard: Cartridge 719 (2,100 pages?)?
High yield: Cartridge 719 H (6,400 pages?)?


Items PAPER FEEDER PF-44 (500-sheet cassette)