Canon i-SENSYS MF515x

The MF515x black and white A4 laser Multifunctional printer is ideal for enterprise workgroups that want fast, professional-quality output capabilities in a fully featured compact device tailored for flexible working.


  • High-quality printing at an impressively fast 40ppm
  • Colour touch screen enables easy operation for all levels of user
  • Supports Secure PIN printing
  • Print from smartphones and tablets with support for AirPrint, Mopria and the Canon PRINT Business app
  • Automatic duplex printing reduces waste and consumables overheads
  • Quick First-Print cuts waiting time and helps maximise workgroup productivity
  • Easily work with documents remotely via the cloud
  • Device and Output management capabilities
  • Simple to maintain with convenient All-In-One Cartridges

Detailed Features

Take a more detailed look into the Canon i-SENSYS MF515x

Maximise productivity in the office

Small enterprise workgroups in search of a big productivity boost will find the MF515x A4 black and white laser Multifunctional printer with fax an unbeatable choice. It boasts the powerful features and capabilities of a large office Multifunctional printer but in a compact device that?s easy to accommodate in small spaces. Busy teams will appreciate its fast, high-quality printing and copying at impressive speeds of up to 40ppm. The colour touch screen enables easy operation for all levels of user; while a 600-page paper capacity and Quick First-Print from start-up help your teams work more efficiently. Sensitive documents are protected using the Secure Print function that PIN-protects documents when printing from a PC or mobile device.

Flexible working

Thanks to the MF515x?s support for Apple AirPrint (iOS) and Mopria (Android), your workgroup can print from any enabled device. They can also access a wide range of advanced features with the Canon PRINT Business app and can connect the device to a Google Cloud Print account in seconds.

Enhanced document sharing

Busy teams can gain welcome flexibility thanks to the MF515x?s MF Scan Utility (for PCs/laptops) and Canon PRINT Business app (for mobile devices) that enables seamless cloud integration. Teams can use their favourite cloud storage services ? like Google Drive and DropBox ? to capture, digitise and share documents at any time and from any place.

Smart networking capabilities

With a host of flexible networking capabilities, the MF515x makes a perfect addition to your enterprise network. Alongside WiFi and Ethernet connectivity, full support for PCL5e/6 and Adobe PostScript printer languages enable easy integration into your Multifunctional printer fleet. Managed print services teams will find the remote service capabilities and support for Canon?s uniFLOW output system make for hassle-free management.

Affordable, sustainable ownership

When you depend on your Multifunctional printer for consistent quality and reliability, the MF515x won?t let you down, because Canon?s All-In-One Cartridge design replaces all key components at once. Energy consumption and consumables costs are minimised thanks to low energy consumption in Sleep and Standby modes, automatic duplex printing, and a smart power-saving Auto Off feature.


Product Specification


Machine type

Mono Laser All-In-One

Available functions

Print, Copy, Scan and Fax


Print speed

Single sided: Up to 40 ppm (A4)
Double sided: Up to 20 ipm (A4)

Printing method

Monochrome laser beam printing

Print quality

Up to 1200 x 1200 dpi

Print resolution

600 x 600 dpi

First Print Out Time

Approx: 7.6 seconds or less

Double sided printing


Printer languages

UFRII, PCL 5e?, PCL6, Adobe PostScript


93 PCL fonts
136 PostScript fonts

Print margins

5 mm-top, bottom, left and right
10 mm-top, bottom, left and right (Envelope)

Toner saver mode


Advanced printing features

Secure Print
Print from USB memory key (JPEG/TIFF/PDF)
Google Cloud Print Ready
iOS: AirPrint, Canon PRINT Business app
Android; Mopria certified, Canon Print Service Plug-in, Canon PRINT Business app


Copy speed

Single sided: Up to 40 ppm (A4)
Double sided: Up to 20 ipm (A4)

First Copy Output Time (FCOT)

Approx. 9.7 seconds or less

Copy resolution

Up to 600 x 600 dpi

Copy modes

Text/Photo, Text/Photo (quality), Photo, Text

Double sided copying

2-sided to 2-sided (Automatic)

Multiple copy

Up to 999 copies

Reduction / Enlargement

25-400% in 1% increments

Other features

Frame Erase, Collate, 2 on 1, 4 on 1, ID card copy




Scan resolution

Optical: Up to 600 x 600 dpi
Enhanced: Up to 9600 x 9600 dpi

Scan speed

Single sided mono: 33ipm (300x300dpi)
Single sided colour: 11ipm (300x300dpi)
Double sided mono: 13ipm (300x300dpi)
Double sided colour: 7ipm (300x300dpi)

Colour scanning depth

24 bit/24 bit (input/output)


256 levels



Max. scan width


Scan to E-mail

TIFF/JPEG/PDF/Compact PDF/Searchable PDF

Scan to PC

TIFF/JPEG/PDF/Compact PDF/Searchable PDF

Scan to USB memory key

TIFF/JPEG/PDF/Compact PDF/Searchable PDF

Scan to FTP

TIFF/JPEG/PDF/Compact PDF/Searchable PDF

Scan to Cloud





Modem speed

33.6 Kbps (Up to 3 seconds/page?)

Receive mode

Fax only, Fax/Tel Auto Switch, Answer Mode, Manual

Fax resolution

Standard: 200 x 100 dpi
Fine: 200 x 200 dpi
Photo: 200 x 200 dpi
Super fine: 200 x 400 dpi
Ultra fine: 400 x 400 dpi

FAX memory

Up to 512 pages?

Speed dials

Up to 281dials

Group dials/destinations

Max. 199 dials / Max. 199 destinations

Sequential broadcast

Max. 310 destinations

Memory backup

Permanent fax memory backup (Backup with flash memory)

Double sided faxing

Yes (Transmit and Receive)

Other features

Fax Forwarding, Dual Access, Remote Reception, PC Fax (TX only) DRPD, ECM, Auto Redial, Fax Activity Reports, Fax Activity Result Reports, Fax Activity Management Reports


Scanner type

Flatbed and Automatic Document Feeder (DADF)

Paper input (Standard)

500-sheet cassette
100-sheet multi-purpose tray
50-sheet DADF

Paper input (Option)

500-sheet cassette x 2

Paper output


Media types

Plain paper, Recycled paper, Heavy Paper, Label, Postcard, Envelope

Media sizes

Cassette :
A4, A5, B5, Legal, Letter, Executive, Statement, OFFICIO, B-OFFICIO, M-OFFICIO, GLTR, GLGL, Foolscap, 16K, Custom sizes: Min. 105 x 148 mm Max. 215.9 x 355.6 mm.
Multi-purpose tray:
A4, A5, B5, Legal, Letter, Executive, Statement, OFFICIO, B-OFFICIO, M-OFFICIO, GLTR, GLGL, Foolscap, 16K, Post card, Indexcard, Envelope (COM10,Monarch,DL, C5), Custom sizes: Min 76.2 x 127 mm Max. 215.9 x 355.6 mm.
A4, A5, B5, B6, Legal, Letter, Statement, Custom sizes (W x L): Min. 128 x 139.7 mm Max 215.9 x 355.6 mm

Media weights

Cassette: 60 to 120 g/m? (optional and standard)
Multi-purpose tray: 60 to 199 g/m?
ADF: 50 to 105 g/m?


Interface type

USB 2.0 Hi-Speed, 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX/1000Base-T, Wireless 802.11b/g/n, Wireless Direct Connection

Operating System compatibility

Windows? 10 / Windows? 8.1 / Windows? 8 / Windows? 7 / Server? 2012R2? / Server? 2012? / Server? 2008R2? / Server? 2008? / Server? 2003R2? / Server? 2003? / Vista
Mac OS X version 10.6 & up

Network Protocol

LPD, RAW, WSD-Print (IPv4,IPv6)
Email, SMB, WSD-Scan(IPv4, IPv6)
TCP/IP Application Services:
Bonjour(mDNS), HTTP, HTTPS, POP before SMTP (IPv4,IPv6)
DHCPv6 (IPv6)
SNMPv1, SNMPv3 (IPv4,IPv6)
Security (wired):
IP/Mac address filtering, IEEE802.1X, SNMPv3, HTTPS, IPsec
Security (wireless):

Software and printer management

Presto! Page Manager,
MF Scan Utility,
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.


Recommended Monthly Print Volume

1,000 - 5,000 pages per month

Duty cycle

Max. 100,000 pages per month?



Control panel

8.9 cm LCD Colour Touch Screen

Dimensions with trays (W x D x H)

453 mm x 477 mm x 503 mm

Installation space (W x D x H)

653 mm x 1,347 mm x 864 mm


Approx. 24.3 Kg

Operating environment

Temperature: 10 to 30?C (50 to 86?F)
Humidity: 20 to 80% RH (no condensation)

Power Source

220-240V(?10%) 50/60Hz (?2Hz)

Power Consumption

Maximum: Approx. 1470 W
Standby: Approx. 12.4 W
Sleep mode: Approx. 0.8 W?
Power switch off: 0.1W or less
Typical Electricity Consumption (TEC): 1.7 kWh/week (230V)
Idle time required to enter sleep mode: 3-60 min (default: 3 min)
Idle time required to enter Auto Shutdown: 4 hours (default)

Noise Levels

Sound Pressure? :
Active: 54 dB
Standby: Inaudible
Sound Power? :
Active: 73 dB or less
Standby: 53 dB or less



Cartridge 724 (6,000 pages ?)?
Cartridge 724H (12,500 pages ?)?



PAPER FEEDER PF-45 (500-sheet cassette)
HANDSET-J1 (Telephone handset)
COPY CARD READER-F1 (Physical card access system that limits access to authorised users)
MiCard Multi (Card reader for identification with RFID or magnetic cards with uniFLOW)
Micard Plus (Card reader for identification with RFID or magnetic cards with uniFLOW)
COPY CONTROL INTERFACE KIT-C1 (Allows connection (CCVI I/F) between 3rd party copy control terminal and MFPs for cost recovery use)


Printer languages - ? Commands supported only. Third party driver or direct printing from application required.

Scan to Cloud - ? Scan by MF Scan Utility or Canon PRINT Business app

Modem speed - ? Based on ITU-T Standard Chart No. 1

FAX memory - ? Based on ITU-T Standard Chart No. 1

Operating System compatibility - ? Network scanning not supported
? Web distribution only. Linux support printing only.

Duty cycle - ? Duty cycle is defined as the maximum number of printed pages for a single peak month. Any usage above the recommended duty cycle may decrease the life of the product

Power Consumption - ? When in wireless mode, consumption will be 1.5W

Noise Levels - ? Declared noise emission in accordance with ISO 9296

Cartridges - ? Based on ISO/IEC 19752
? Printer ships with Cartridge 724 (6,000 pages)