Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE C256i II

Versatile A4 colour multifunction with a large colour touchscreen, fast scanning and flexible connectivity all on the consistent imageRUNNER ADVANCE platform. Ideal for busy offices looking for a compact solution.

Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE C256/C356 II Series
Specifications

 

Main Unit
Machine type
Color Laser Multifunctional

Core functions
iR-ADV C256i II*/C356i II*:Print, Copy, Scan, Send, Store and Optional Fax
iR-ADV C356P II*: Print

Processor Speed
Canon Dual Custom Processor (Shared) 1.75 Ghz

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) x2, USB 3.0 (Host) x1, USB 2.0 (Device) x1
Optional: Serial Interface, Copy Control Interface

Paper input (Standard)
1 x 550-sheet cassette (80gsm)
100-sheet multi-purpose tray (80gsm)

Paper input (Option)
550-sheet cassette (80 gsm) (CASSETTE MODULE-AE1)
550-sheet cassette (80gsm) (CASSETTE FEEDING UNIT-AJ1)
3 x 550-sheet cassettes (80gsm) (CASSETTE FEEDING UNIT-AK1)

Maximum paper input capacity
2,300 sheets (80 gsm)

Paper output capacity
Without Finisher: 250 Sheets (A4, 80 gsm)
With Finisher: Max.500 sheets (A4, 80 gsm)

Finishing capabilities
Collate, Group
With External Finisher : Collate, Group, Offset, Staple

Supported media types
Cassettes:
Thin paper, Plain paper, Recycled paper, Colour paper, Pre-punched paper, Thick paper, Bond paper, Envelopes*
*Envelopes supported via standard cassette 1 only.

Multi-purpose tray:
Thin paper, Plain paper, Recycled paper, Colour paper, Pre-punched paper, Thick paper, Bond paper, Transparency, Labels, Envelopes

Supported media sizes
Cassette 1:
Standard size: A4, B5, A5, Envelopes (No. 10(COM 10), Monarch, ISO-C5, DL)
Custom size: Min. 98 mm x 190.5 mm up to 216 mm x 355.6 mm

Multi-purpose tray:
Standard size: A4, B5, A5
Custom Size: Min. 98 mm x 148 mm up to 216 mm x 355.6 mm
Envelopes: No.10 (COM10), Monarch, ISO-C5, DL
Envelope custom size: 98 mm x 148 mm to 216 mm x 355.6 mm

CASSETTE MODULE-AE1:
Standard size: A4, B5, A5
Custom size: Min. 98 mm x 190.5 mm up to 216 mm x 355.6 mm

CASSETTE FEEDING UNIT-AJ1/AK1:
Standard size: A4, B5, A5
Custom size: Min. 98 mm x 190.5 mm up to 216 mm x 355.6 mm

Supported media weights
Cassettes:
60 to 163 gsm

Multi-purpose tray:
60 to 220 gsm

Duplex:
60 to 163 gsm

Warm-up Time
From Power on: iR-ADV C256i II* 34 Seconds or Less 1
iR-ADV C356i II*/C356P II*: 30 Seconds or Less 2
From Sleep Mode: 10 Seconds or Less
Quick Start-up Mode: 4 seconds or less 3

Dimensions (W x D x H)
iR-ADV C356P II*: 511 mm x 651 mm x 541 mm
iR-ADV C256i II*/C356i II*: 511 mm x 651 mm x 639 mm

Installation Space (W x D)
511 x 651(Basic: Platen cover + Multi-purpose tray extended)
1,407 mm x 908 mm (Fully configured: Platen cover + STAPLE FINISHER-Z1+ Multi-purpose tray extended)
852 mm x 908 mm (Basic: DADF + Multi-purpose tray extended)
1,407 mm x 908 mm (Fully configured: DADF + STAPLE FINISHER-Z1 + Multi-purpose tray extended)

Weight
iR-ADV C356P II*: Approx. 42 kg including toner
iR-ADV C256i II*/C356i II*: Approx. 49 kg including toner

Print Specifications
Printing method
Colour Laser Beam Printing

Print Speed (BW/CL)
iR-ADV C256i II*: 25 ppm (A4), 26 ppm (B5), 26 ppm (A5)
iR-ADV C355P II*/C356i II*: 35 ppm (A4), 26 ppm (B5), 26 ppm (A5)

Print Resolution
1,200 dpi x 1,200 dpi equivalent

Page Description Language(s)
UFR II, PCL 6, Genuine Adobe PostScript Level 3 (Standard)

Double Sided Printing
Automatic (Standard)

Direct Print
Direct printing available from USB memory key, Advanced space, Remote UI and Web Browser 4
Supported file types: TIFF, JPEG, PDF, EPS, and XPS.

Printing from mobile and cloud
A range of software and MEAP-based solutions is 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* (Japanese, Korean, Simplified and Traditional Chinese) , Barcode fonts**
PS fonts: 136 Roman

*Requires optional PCL INTERNATIONAL FONT SET-A1
**Require optional BARCODE PRINTING KIT-D1

Operating System
UFRII: Windows Vista/Server 2008/7/Server 2008 R2/Server 2012/8.1/Server 2012 R2/10/Server 2016, MAC OS X (10.7 or later)
PCL: Windows Vista/Server 2008/7/Server 2008 R2/Server 2012/8.1/Server 2012 R2/10/Server 2016
PS: Windows Vista/Server 2008/7/Server 2008 R2/Server 2012/8.1/Server 2012 R2/10/Server 2016, MAC OS X (10.7 or later)
PPD: Windows Vista/7/8.1/10, MAC OS X (10.3.9 or later)

SAP Device Types are available via the SAP Market Place.
Please refer to http://software.canon-europe.com/ 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
iR-ADV C256i II*: 25 ppm (A4), 26 ppm (B5), 26 ppm (A5)
iR-ADV C356i II*: 35 ppm (A4), 26 ppm (B5), 26 ppm (A5)

First-Copy-Out Time (BW/CL)
iR-ADV C256i II*: Approx. 6.9/9.4 seconds or less
iR-ADV C356i II*: Approx. 5.1/6.9 seconds or less

Copy resolution
Reading: 600 dpi x 600 dpi
Printing: Up to 2.400 dpi equivalent x 600 dpi

Multiple Copies
Up to 999 copies

Magnification
25% - 400% (1% Increments)

Scan Specifications
Standard type
Standard: Reader and Single-pass Duplexing Automatic Document Feeder (DADF)

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

Scan Resolution
100 x 100 dpi, 150 x 150 dpi, 200 x 100 dpi, 200 x 200 dpi, 200 x 400 dpi, 300 x 300 dpi, 400 x 400 dpi, 600 x 600 dpi

Acceptable Originals/weights
Platen media size: Sheet, Book, 3-Dimensional Objects

Document Feeder media size : A4, B5, A5, A6

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

Scan Method
Send functionality available on all models
Scan to USB Memory Key: Available on all models
Scan to Mobiles or internet-connected devices: A range of solutions is available to provide scanning to mobile devices or internet-connected devices depending on your requirements. Please contact your sales representative for further information
Scan to cloud-based services: A range of solutions is available to provide scanning to cloud-based services depending on your requirements. Please contact your sales representative for further information.
TWAIN/WIA Pull scanning available on all models

Scan Speed (BW/CL; A4)
Single-sided Scanning (BW): 50 ipm (300 dpi x 300 dpi) / 50 ipm (300 x 600 dpi)
Single-sided Scanning (Colour): 50 ipm (300 dpi x 300 dpi) / 50 ipm (300 x 600 dpi)
Double-sided Scanning (BW): 100 ipm (300 dpi x 300 dpi) / 100 ipm (300 x 600 dpi)
Double-sided Scanning (Colour): 100 ipm (300 dpi x 300 dpi) / 100 ipm (300 dpi x 600 dpi)

Paper Capacity
100 Sheets (80 gsm)

Double sided scanning
2-sided to 2-sided (Automatic)

Send Specifications
Optional / Standard
Standard on all models

Destination
E-mail/Internet FAX (SMTP), SMB, FTP, WebDAV, Mail Box, Super G3 FAX(Optional for iR-ADV C256i II*/C356i II*), IP Fax(Optional)

Colour Mode
Auto Colour Select (Full Colour, Grayscale),
Auto Colour Select (Full Colour/ Black-and-White)
Full Colour, Grayscale, and Black-and-White

Send resolution
100 x 100 dpi, 150 x 150 dpi, 200 x 100 dpi, 200 x 200 dpi, 200 x 400 dpi, 300 x 300 dpi, 400 x 400 dpi, 600 x 600 dpi

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

Send resolution
100 x 100 dpi, 150 x 150 dpi, 200 x 100 dpi, 200 x 200 dpi, 200 x 400 dpi, 300 x 300 dpi, 400 x 400 dpi, 600 x 600 dpi

Communication protocol
File: FTP, SMB v3.0, WebDAV
E-mail/I-Fax: SMTP, POP3, I-Fax (Simple, Full)

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

Fax Specifications
Optional / Standard
Optional on iR-ADV C256i II*/C356i II*

Maximum Number of Connection Lines
2

Modem Speed
Super G3: 33.6 kbps
G3: 14.4 kbps

Compression Method
MH, MR, MMR, JBIG

Resolution
400 x 400 dpi, 200 x 400 dpi, 200 x 200 dpi, 200 x 100 dpi

Sending/Recording Size
A4, B5*, A5* and A6*
*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

Store Specifications
Mail Box (Number Supported)
100 User Inboxes, 1 Memory RX Inbox
50 Confidential Fax Inboxes
30,000 Maximum Pages Stored

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

Advanced Space available disc space
Approx. 16GB (Standard HDD)

Advanced Space features
Disabling Advanced space, Storage Filtering, Authentication for Advanced Space Log-in, Search Function, 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 Cloud based management software, User Authentication, Department ID, Authentication, Access Management System
Optional: My Print Anywhere secure print (Requires uniFLOW)

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

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

Environmental Specifications
Operating Environment
Temperature: 10 to 30 ºC (50 to 86 ºF)
Humidity: 20 to 80 % RH (no condensation)

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

Power Consumption
Maximum: Approx. 1.5 kW
Printing:
iR-ADV C356P II*: 488.5 wh or less
iR-ADV C256i II*/C356i II*: 575.4 Wh or less
Standby: Approx. 40.3 Wh
Sleep mode: Approx. 0.8 W or Less 5
Plugin Off: Approx. 0.5W
Typical Electricity Consumption (TEC) rating 6:
iR-ADV C256i II*: 0.7 kWh
iR-ADV C356i II*/C356P II*: 1.3 kWh

Noise levels (BW/CL)
Sound Power Level (LwAd) 7
iR-ADV C256i II*: Active (BW): 70.2 dB or less, Active (CL): 70.2 dB or less, Standby: 43 dB or less
iR-ADV C356i II*/C356P II*: Active (BW): 71.8 dB or less 8, Active (CL): 71.8 dB or less 9, Standby: 53 dB or less 10

Sound Pressure (LpAm) 11
Bystander's position:
iR-ADV C356P II*/C356i II*: Active (BW): 52 dB or less, Active (CL): 53 db or less 12, Standby: 6 dB or less 13
iR-ADV C256i II*: Active (BW): 49 dB or less, Active (CL): 50 db or less, Standby: 8 dB or less

Standards
ENERGY STAR® Qualified
Ecomark
Green purchase
Blue Angel
RoHS

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

CONSUMABLES
Toner Cartridge/s
C-EXV 55 TONER BK/C/M/Y

Toner (Estimated Yield @5% Coverage)
C-EXV 55 TONER BK: 23 000 pages
C-EXV 55 TONER CMY: 18 000 pages

Paper Supply options
Optional Pedestal
Name: Plain Pedestal Type - F1
Substituted for the cassette feeding unit, the pedestal raises the device, without adding further paper capacity.

Optional Cassette
Name: CASSETTE MODULE-AE1
Paper Size: A4, B5, A5
Custom size: 98 mm x 190.5 mm to 216.0 mm to 355.6 mm
Paper Weight: 60 to 163 gsm
Paper Capacity: 550 sheets (80 gsm)
Dimensions (W x D x H): 511 mm x 508 mm x 159 mm
Weight: Approx. 10 kg

Name: CASSETTE FEEDING UNIT-AJ1
Paper Size: A4, B5, A5
Custom size: 98 mm x 190.5 mm to 216.0 mm to 355.6 mm
Paper Weight: 60 to 163 gsm
Paper Capacity: 550 sheets (80 gsm)
Power Source: From the Main Unit
Dimensions (W x D x H): 511 mm x 508 mm x 425 mm
Weight: Approx. 16 kg

Name: CASSETTE FEEDING UNIT-AK1
Paper Size: A4, B5, A5
Custom size: 98 mm x 190.5 mm to 216.0 mm to 355.6 mm
Paper Weight: 60 to 163 gsm
Paper Capacity: 550 sheets x 3 (80 gsm)
Power Source: From the Main Unit
*Dimensions (W x D x H): 511 mm x 508 mm x 425 mm
Weight: Approx. 19 kg
*When attached to Main Unit

Output Options
Staple Finisher
Name: STAPLE FINISHER-Z1 (External)
Number of Trays: 1
Tray Capacity: 500 sheets
Paper Weight: 60 to 220 gsm
Staple Position: Corner
Staple Capacity:
30 sheets (up to 105 gsm)
*including 2 cover paper (220 gsm)
Dimensions (W x D x H): 555 mm × 459 mm × 301 mm (when attached with the Main unit)
Weight: Approx. 14 kg

Hardware Accessories
Card Readers
IC CARD READER BOX-D1 - IC Card Reader box for the C355P only

MiCARDPLUS FOR ULM - A proximity card reader for card based user authentication, supporting multiple card technologies (HID, HiTag, Casi Rusco, Indala and MiFare etc.). Integrates with Universal Login Manager and uniFLOW

COPY CARD READER-F1 - Magnetic physical card access system. (Integrates with Department ID, not for use with uniFLOW)

COPY CARD READER ATTACHMENT-B5 - Attachment kit for Copy Card Reader-F1 only.

Security Options
Document Security
DOCUMENT SCAN LOCK KIT-B1 - Increases document security by embedding hidden track and lock code within copied or printed documents to restrict unauthorised copying, sending, and faxing

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.

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

NFC KIT-C1 - NFC kit is an option which enables the communication between the 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 - Attaches to the document feeder, making access easier for seated users.

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