Canon i-SENSYS MF8280Cw

i-SENSYS Laser Multifunction Printers


Canon i-SENSYS MF8280Cw

Share and connect with this easy to use colour multifunctional

Ideal for a small business, share the easy-to-use features of this desktop multifunctional through a wireless or wired network, with impressive colour prints from PC or mobile devices.

  • Colour network print, copy, scan and fax
  • Network and Wi-Fi ready
  • Apple AirPrint™ and Google Cloud Print
  • 14 ppm mono and colour printing
  • Solution keys for easy scan and eco copy
  • 7-line LCD display
  • Scan to network and USB memory key
  • Energy efficient
  • User friendly colour display User friendly colour display
  • Tablet and smartphone ready Tablet and smartphone ready
  • Use and share wirelessly Use and share wirelessly
  • Network scanning Network scanning
  • Automatic Document Feeder Automatic Document Feeder
  • Scanning shortcut key Scanning shortcut key
  • Paper Save Copy shortcut key Paper Save Copy shortcut key
  • USB connection USB connection
  • Use and share over network Use and share over network
  • Colour Copy Colour Copy
  • High print quality High print quality
  • Super G3 FAX Super G3 FAX
  • Scan to USB key Scan to USB key
  • Professional Scan quality Professional Scan quality

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Network-ready All-in-One

Increase team productivity with this compact, stylish multifunctional, which supports mobile printing and fits neatly on any office desktop. Easy-to-use, with intuitive navigation and a clear colour display, the network and Wi-Fi ready i-SENSYS MF8280Cw makes it simple to share colour printing, copying, scanning and faxing across workgroups.

Easy sharing

With mobile printing it's simple to connect smartphones and tablets to the i-SENSYS MF8280Cw, from virtually anywhere in the office. Print emails, web pages and other documents directly from your iPhone or iPad using the support of Apple AirPrint™, which automatically detects the printer on your network. Canon's free Mobile Printing app also prints wirelessly to the printer from your Apple iOS device. For the freedom of printing from wherever you are, via the Internet, using smartphone, tablet or desktop, the i-SENSYS MF8280Cw supports Google Cloud Print.

Fast, quality output

For more productive working, the i-SENSYS MF8280Cw prints and copies at 14 pages per minute, for both colour and mono documents and has a 50-sheet Automatic Document Feeder. There's also little time lost waiting for output thanks to Canon’s Quick First-Print technologies and a fast First Copy Out Time. Advanced image quality, with up to 1200 x 1200 dpi resolution, ensures bright, vibrant output every time.

Simple to operate and maintain

One-touch solution keys and intuitive menus, make it straightforward for anyone to operate and maintain. Productivity is boosted by easy scanning and eco-copying, which combines several pages into a single print-out saving paper and money. A backlit, 7-line colour screen clearly displays all the essential information users need. The All-in-One cartridge simplifies maintenance and increases reliability.

Fast document distribution

Conveniently share documents by scanning across a network connection or straight to USB memory key.

Save energy and cut costs

Save costs without compromising on performance, while cutting your carbon footprint, using Canon’s On-Demand fixing technology. ENERGY STAR® compliant, the i-SENSYS MF8280Cw is among the most energy-efficient multifunctionals in its class with a market-leading low energy consumption of just 1 W in sleep mode.

Product Specification


Machine type Colour Laser All-In-One
Available functions Print, Copy and Scan and Fax
Print speed Up to 14 ppm colour and mono (A4)
Printing method Colour laser beam printing
Print quality Up to 1200 x 1200 dpi
Print resolution 600 x 600 dpi
First Print Out Time Colour aprox: 18 seconds or less
Mono aprox: 18 seconds or less
Printer languages UFRII-LT
Print margins 5 mm-top, bottom, left and right
10 mm-top, bottom, left and right (envelope)
Toner saver mode Yes
Printing from memory media Supported memory media
USB memory key
Supported file types:
Copy speed Up to 14 cpm colour and mono (A4)
First Copy Output Time (FCOT) Colour Approx. 19 seconds or less
Mono Approx. 19 seconds or less
Copy resolution Up to 600 x 600 dpi
Copy modes Text/Photo/Map (Default),Text/Photo/Map (quality), Printed Image, Text
Multiple copy Up to 99 copies
Reduction / Enlargement 25-400% in 1% increments
Other features Frame Erase, Collate, 2 on 1, 4 on 1, ID card copy


Scan to USB memory key JPEG, TIFF, PDF, Compact PDF
Type Colour
Scan resolution Optical: Up to 600 x 600 dpi
Enhanced: Up to 9600 x 9600 dpi
Colour scanning depth 24 bit/24 bit (input/output)
Greyscales 256 levels
Compatibility TWAIN , WIA
Max. scan width 216 mm
Modem speed 33.6 Kbps (Up to 3 seconds/page¹)
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 pages¹
Speed dials Up to 181dials
Group dials/destinations Max. 199 dials / Max. 199 destinations
Sequential broadcast Max. 210 destinations
Memory backup Permanent fax memory backup (Backup with flash memory)
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 (ADF)
Paper input (Standard) 150-sheet cassette
1-sheet manual feed slot
50-sheet ADF
Paper output 125-sheet
Media types Plain paper, Recycled paper, Heavy Paper, Transparency, Coated Paper, Label, Index card, Envelope
Media sizes Cassette :
A4, A5, B5, Legal, Letter, Executive, Statement, Postcard, Foolscap, Envelope (COM10, Monarch, DL, ISO-C5, ISO-B5), Custom sizes: Min. 83 x 127mm to Max. 215.9 x 355.6mm
Manual feed slot:
A4, A5, B5, Legal, Letter, Executive, Statement, Postcard, Foolscap, IndexCard, Envelope (COM10, Monarch, DL, ISO-C5, ISO-B5), Custom sizes: Min. 83 x 127mm to Max. 215.9 x 355.6mm
A4, A5, B5, B6, Legal, Letter, Statement, Custom sizes (W x L): Min. 128 mm x 139.7 mm Max. 215.9 mm x 355.6 mm
Media weights Cassette: 60 to 160 g/m²
Manual feed slot: 60 to 220 g/m²
ADF: 50 to 105 g/m²


Interface type USB 2.0 Hi-Speed, 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX, Wireless 802.11b/g/n
Operating System compatibility Windows 8/ Windows 7 / Server 2012¹/ Server 2008¹ R2/ Server 2008¹/ Server 2003¹/ XP/ Vista/
Mac OS X version 10.5.8 & up²
Network Protocol Print:
LPD, RAW, WSD-Print (IPv4,IPv6)
WSD-Scan(IPv4, IPv6)
TCP/IP Application Services:
Bonjour(mDNS), HTTP, HTTPS
DHCPv6 (IPv6)
SNMPv1, SNMPv3 (IPv4,IPv6)
Software and printer management Presto! Page Manager, MF Toolbox, Remote User Interface (RUI), SSID Tool, Department ID Management
Mobile Print Google Cloud Print
Apple AirPRINT
Canon Mobile Printing app for iPAD and iPHONE
Canon Mobile Printing app for Android¹


Duty cycle Max. 30,000 pages per month¹
Warm-up Time Approx. 23 secondsor less from power on
Memory 256 MB (shared)
Control panel 7 line colour backlit LCD
Dimensions with trays (W x D x H) 430 mm x 484 mm x 429 mm
Installation space (W x D x H) 674 mm x 1229 mm x 801 mm
Weight Approx. 26 Kg
Operating environment Temperature: 10 to 30ºC (50 to 86ºF)
Humidity: 20 to 80% RH (no condensation)
Power Source 220-240V(±10%) 50/60Hz (±2Hz)
Power Consumption Maximum: Approx. 900 W
Standby: Approx. 23 W
Sleep mode: Approx. 1.0 W¹
Typical Electricity Consumption (TEC):
0.4 kWh/week
Noise Levels Sound Power¹ :
Active: 61.3 dB(A) or less
Standby: 22.5 dB(A) or less

Sound Pressure¹ :
Active: 46.7 dB(A) or less
Standby: inaudible


Cartridges Cartridge 731 Black (1,400 pages ¹)²
Cartridge 731H Black (2,400 pages ¹)²
Cartridge 731 Cyan (1,500 pages ¹)²
Cartridge 731 Magenta (1,500 pages ¹)²
Cartridge 731 Yellow (1,500 pages ¹)²


Items TEL 6 KIT LONG CORD (Telephone handset)
Modem speed ¹ Based on ITU-T Standard Chart No. 1
FAX memory ¹ Based on ITU-T Standard Chart No. 1
Operating System compatibility ¹ Network scanning not supported
² Web distribution only
³ Web distribution only. Linux support printing only. Driver release Jun 2013
Power Consumption ¹ When in wireless mode, consumption will be 2W
Mobile Print ¹ Available June 2013
Noise Levels ¹ Declared noise emission in accordance with ISO 9296
Cartridges ¹ Based on ISO/IEC 19798
² Printer ships with 800 pages CMYK (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black) starter cartridges
Duty cycle ¹ 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