Canon i-SENSYS MF540 Series
Specifications

Specifications in detail

Printer Engine

Print speed

Single sided : Up to 43 ppm (A4)
                      Up to 65.2 ppm(A5-Landscape)
Double sided : Up to 36.0 ipm (A4)

Printing method

Monochrome laser beam printing

Print Resolution

600 x 600 dpi

Print quality with Image Refinement Technology

Up to 1200 x 1200 dpi

Warm-up Time

Approx. 14 seconds or less from power on

First Page Out Time

Approx: 5.7 seconds or less

Printer languages

UFRII, PCL 5e1, PCL6, Adobe® PostScript

Fonts

93 PCL fonts
136 PostScript fonts

Printing Margin

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

Toner saver mode

Yes

Advanced printing features

MF542x:
Secure Print
Print from USB memory key (JPEG/TIFF/PDF)
Barcode Print2
Google Cloud Print Ready
iOS: AirPrint, Canon PRINT Business app
Android; Mopria certified, Canon PRINT Business app, Canon Print Service Plug-in

MF543x:
Secure Print
Print from USB memory key (JPEG/TIFF/PDF)
Barcode Print3
Touch & Print (NFC)
Google Cloud Print Ready
iOS: AirPrint, Canon PRINT Business app
Android; Mopria certified, Canon PRINT Business app, Canon Print Service Plug-in

Copier

Copy Speed

Single sided (A4): Up to 43 ppm
Double sided (A4): Up to 34.4 ipm

First Copy Output Time (FCOT)

ADF (A4): Approx. 6.4 seconds or less
Platen (A4): Approx. 6.3 seconds or less

Copy resolution

Up to 600 x 600 dpi

Control Modes

Text, Text/Photo (Default),Text/Photo (High Quality), Photo

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

Scanner

Type

Colour

Scan Resolution

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

Scan speed

Single sided mono: 38ipm (300x600dpi)
Single sided colour: 13ipm (300x600dpi)
Double sided mono: 70ipm (300x600dpi)
Double sided colour: 26ipm (300x600dpi)

Colour scanning depth

24 bit/24 bit (input/output)

Greyscales

256 levels

Compatibility

TWAIN , WIA, ICA

Max. scan width

216mm

Scan to E-mail

TIFF/JPEG/PDF/Compact PDF/Searchable PDF/Encrypted PDF3/PDF (Digital signature)4

Scan to Cloud

TIFF/JPEG/PDF/PNG5

iFAX

ITU-T.37

Fax

Modem Speed

33.6 Kbps (Up to 3 seconds/page6)

Receive mode

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

Fax resolution

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

FAX memory

Up to 512 pages7

Speed dials

Up to 281dials

Group dials/destinations

Max. 299 dials / Max. 299 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

Media handling

Scanner Type

Platen, 2-sided ADF (single pass)

Paper input (Standard)

550-sheet cassette
100-sheet multi-purpose tray
50-sheet ADF

Paper input (Option)

550-sheet cassette x 3

Paper output

150-sheet

Media types

Plain paper, Recycled paper, Heavy Paper, Thin paper, Label, Post card, Envelope

Media sizes

Cassette (Standard and optional):
A4, A5, A5 (Landscape), A6, B5, Legal, Letter, Executive, Statement, OFFICIO, B-OFFICIO, M-OFFICIO, GLTR, GLGL, Foolscap, 16K, Custom sizes: Min. 105 x 148 mm  Max. 216.0 x 355.6 mm.

Multi-purpose tray:
A4, A5, A5 (Landscape), A6, B5, Legal, Letter, Executive, Statement, OFFICIO, B-OFFICIO, M-OFFICIO, GLTR, GLGL, Foolscap, 16K, Postcard, Indexcard, Envelope (COM10, Monarch, C5, DL), Custom sizes: Min 76.2 x 127 mm  Max. 216.0 x 355.6 mm.

ADF:
A4, A5, A6, B5, Legal, Letter, Statement, Custom sizes: Min. 105 x 128 mm  Max 215.9 x 355.6 mm

Media weights

Cassette (standard and optional): 60 to 120 g/m²
Multi-purpose tray:
60 to 199 g/m²
ADF: 50 to 105 g/m²

Double Sided Printing

A4, Legal, Letter, OFFICIO, B-OFFICIO, M-OFFICIO, Foolscap
Custom size - Min. 210 x 279.4 mm Max. 216.0 x 355.6 mm
60 to 120 g/m2

Interface & Software

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® 7 / Server® 2019 / Server® 2016 / Server® 2012R2 / Server® 2012 / Server® 2008R2 / Server® 2008
Mac OS X version 10.9.5 & up / Mac OS 10.14 
Linux8

Network protocols

Print:
   LPD, RAW, Port9100, IPP, IPPS, WSD (IPv4,IPv6)
Scan:
   Email, SMB, WSD-Scan(IPv4, IPv6), FTP-Scan, iFAX
TCP/IP Application Services:
   Bonjour(mDNS), HTTP, HTTPS, POP before SMTP (IPv4,IPv6)
   DHCP, ARP+PING, Auto IP, WINS (IPv4)
   DHCPv6 (IPv6)
Management:
   SNMPv1, SNMPv3 (IPv4,IPv6)
Security (wired):
IP/Mac address filtering, IEEE802.1X, SNMPv3, SSL (HTTPS, IPPS)
Security (wireless):
WEP(64/128 bit), WPA-PSK(TKIP/AES), WPA2-PSK(AES)
Infrastructure Mode:
WEP(64/128 bit), WPA-PSK(TKIP/AES), WPA2-PSK(TKIP/AES)
Access Point Mode:
WPA2-PSK(AES)

Software and printer management

MF Scan Utility,
Remote User Interface (RUI),
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.
Universal Log-in Manager / uniFLOW online / uniFLOW online Express / uniFLOW Compatibility
Application Library

General features

Recommended Monthly Print Volume

2,000 - 7,500 pages per month

Duty cycle

Max. 150,000 pages per month9

Processor Speed

800MHz x 2

Memory

1GB

Control Panel

12.7 cm LCD Colour Touch Screen

Dimensions with trays (W x D x H)

MF543x: 494 mm x 464 mm x 452 mm
MF542x: 480 mm x 464 mm x 452 mm

Installation Space (W x D x H)

741 mm x 1,105 mm x 1,214 mm

Weight

Approx. 19.8 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. 1,430 W
Standby: Approx. 13.6 W
Sleep mode: Approx. 0.9 W
Typical Electricity Consumption (TEC): 1.4 kWh/week (230V) 10
For detailed information relating to Lot26 regulation, please go to:  http://www.canon-europe.com/For_Work/Lot26/index.aspx

Noise Level

Sound Pressure11 :
Active: 54 dB
Standby: 24 dB

Sound Power12:
Active:  72.9 dB13
Standby: Inaudible

Consumable

Cartridges

Cartridge 056L (5,100 pages 14)15
Cartridge 056 (10,000 pages 16)17
Cartridge 056H (21,000 pages 18)19

Accessories options

Items

MF542x:
Paper Feeder PF-C1 (550-sheet cassette)
Barcode Printing Kit-E1E
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)
MiCard Attachment Kit-B1
Send PDF Security Feature Set-E1
Plain Pedestal-V2

MF543x:
Paper Feeder PF-C1 (550-sheet cassette)
TEL 6 Kit Long Cord (Telephone handset)
Barcode Printing Kit-E1E
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)
MiCard Attachment Kit-B1
Send PDF Security Feature Set-E1
Plain Pedestal-V2

  1. A Canon PCL5e driver is not supplied, however PCL5e commands are supported on the device.
  2. Accessory - Barcode Printing Kit-E1E - is required
  3. Accessory - Barcode Printing Kit-E1E - is required
  4. Accessory - Send PDF Security Feature Set-E1 is required
  5. Scan by MF Scan Utility or Canon PRINT Business app
  6. Based on ITU-T Standard Chart No. 1
  7. Based on ITU-T Standard Chart No. 1
  8. "Linux support both printing and scanning Available from December 2019."
  9. 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
  10. As per US ENERGY STAR® version2.0.
  11. Declared noise emission in accordance with ISO 9296
  12. Declared noise emission in accordance with ISO 9296
  13. Inaudible means that the emission sound pressure level for a bystander is lower than absolute standard for background noise in accordance with ISO 7779
  14. Based on ISO/IEC 19752
  15. Printer ships with Cartridge 056L (5,100 pages)
  16. Based on ISO/IEC 19752
  17. Printer ships with Cartridge 056L (5,100 pages)
  18. Based on ISO/IEC 19752
  19. Printer ships with Cartridge 056L (5,100 pages)