Multifunction Black & White Printers

Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE DX 8905i


Specifications in detail

Main Unit

  • Machine Type
    A3 Monochrome Laser Multifunctional
  • Core Functions
    Print, Copy, Scan, Send, Store and Optional Fax
  • Processor Speed
    1.8GHz Dual Core Processor
  • Control Panel
    10.1" TFT LCD WSVGA Color Touch panel
  • Memory
    Standard: 4.0 GB RAM
  • Storage
    Standard: (SSD) 256 GB
    Optional: (SSD) 1TB
  • Interface Connection
    Standard: 1000Base-T/100Base-TX/10Base-T
    Optional: Wireless LAN (IEEE 802.11 b/g/n)
    Standard: USB 2.0 (Host) x1, USB 3.0 (Host) x1, USB 2.0 (Device) x1;
    Optional: Serial Interface, Copy Control Interface
  • Paper Supply Capacity (A4, 80 gsm)
    Standard: 4,200 sheets
    100-sheet Multi-purpose tray x 1
    1,500-sheet Paper Deck x 2,
    550-sheet Paper Cassette x 2,
    Maximum: 7,700 sheets (with POD Deck Lite-C1 or Paper Deck Unit-E1)
  • Paper Output Capacity (A4, 80 gsm)
    250 sheets (with Copy Tray-R2).
    Maximum: 5,000 sheets (High-Volume Stack modo "ON" with Staple Finisher-AG1 or Booklet Finisher-AG1)
  • Finishing Capabilities
    With options: Collate, Group, Offset, Staple, Saddle Stitch, Hole Punch, Eco Staple, Staple On Demand, Document Insertion, Z-fold, Half-fold, C-fold, Accordion-Z fold, Double Parallel-fold, Trimming
  • Supported Media Types
    Multi-purpose tray:
    Thin, Plain, Recycled, Color, Heavy, Tracing, Bond, Transparency, Labels, Pre-punched, Letterhead, Tab, Tracing"
    Paper Decks (Right/Left):
    Thin, Plain, Recycled, Color, Heavy, Bond, Pre-punched, Letterhead
    Paper Cassettes (Upper/Lower):
    Thin, Plain, Recycled, Color, Heavy, Bond, Pre-punched, Letterhead, Tab1
  • Supported Media Sizes
    Multi-purpose tray:
    Standard size: SRA3, A3, A4, A4R, A52, A5R, A6R3, B4, B5, B5R
    Custom size: 100.0 x 148.0 mm to 330.2 x 487.7 mm
    Free size: 100.0 x 148.0 mm to 330.2 x 487.7 mm
    Paper Decks (Right/Left):
    Standard size: A4, B5
    Paper Cassettes (Upper/Lower):
    Standard size: SRA3, A3, A4, A4R, A5R, B4, B5, B5R
    Custom size: 139.7 x 182.0 mm to 330.2 x 487.7 mm
  • Supported Media Weights
    Multi-purpose tray: 52 to 256 gsm
    Paper Decks (Right/Left): 52 to 220 gsm
    Paper Cassettes (Upper/Lower): 52 to 220 gsm
    Duplex: 52 to 220 gsm
  • Warm-up Time
    Quick Startup Mode: 4 seconds or less4

    From Deep Sleep Mode: 60 seconds or less
    From Power On: 60 seconds or less5
  • Dimensions (W x D x H)
    670 x 770 x 1,185 mm
  • Installation Space (W x D)
    Basic: 1,533 x 1,353 mm (with Multi-purpose tray/upper-right cover open + Front Cover open + Copy Tray)
    Fully configured: 5,068 x 1,409 mm (with POD Deck Lite-C1 + Document Insertion Unit-R1 + Multifunction Professional Puncher-C1 + Paper Folding Unit-K1 + Booklet Finisher-AG1 + Booklet Trimmer-G1 + Main unit Front Cover open)
  • Weight
    Approx. 221 kg6

Print Specifications

  • Print Speed
    Up to 105 ppm (A4), up to 54 ppm (A3), up to 76 ppm (A4R), up to 105 ppm (A5R)
  • Print Resolution (dpi)
    1,200 x 1,200
  • Page Description Languages
    Standard: UFR II
    Optional: PCL 6, Adobe®PostScript®3TM
  • Direct Print
    Supported file types: PDF, EPS, TIFF/JPEG and XPS
  • Mobile / Cloud Printing
    AirPrint, Mopria, Google Cloud Print, and Canon PRINT Business, and uniFLOW Online

    A range of software and MEAP-based solutions are 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
    PS fonts: 136 Roman
    PCL fonts: 93 Roman, 10 Bitmap fonts, 2 OCR fonts, Andalé Mono WTJ/K/S/T7 (Japanese, Korean, Simplified and Traditional Chinese), Barcode fonts8
  • Print Features
    Secured Print, Secure Watermark, Header/Footer, Page Layout, Two-sided Printing, Mixed Paper Sizes/ Orientations, Front/Back Covers, Toner Reduction, Poster Printing, Forced Hold printing, Print Date, Scheduled Printing, Printing Using a Virtual Printer
  • Operating Systems
    UFRII: Windows® 10/11/Server 2012/Server 2012 R2/Server 2016/Server 2019/Server 2022, Mac OS X (10.13 or later)
    PCL: Windows® 10/11/Server 2012/Server 2012 R2/Server 2016/Server 2019/Server 2022
    PS: Windows® 10/11/Server2012/Server2012 R2/Server 2016/Server 2019/Server 2022, Mac OS X (10.13 or later)
    PPD: Windows® 10/11, Mac OS X (10.13 or later)

Copy Specifications

  • Copy Speed
    Up to 105 ppm (A4), up to 54 ppm (A3), up to 76 ppm (A4R), up to 105 ppm (A5R)
  • First-Copy-Out Time
    Approx. 2.7 seconds or less (A4)
  • Copy Resolution (dpi)
    600 x 600
  • Multiple Copies
    Up to 9,999 copies
  • Copy Density
    Automatic or Manual (9 Levels)
  • Magnification
    25% to 400% (1% Increments)
  • Preset Reductions
    25%, 50%, 70%, 100% (1:1)
  • Preset Enlargements
    141%, 200%, 400%
  • Basic Copy Features
    Preset R/E Ratios by Area, Two-Sided, Density Adjustment, Original Type Selection, Interrupt Mode, Book to Two Pages, Two-sided Original, Job Build, N on 1, Add Cover, Insert Sheets, Different Size Originals, Page Numbering, Copy Set Numbering, Sharpness, Erase Frame, Secure Watermark, Print Date, Gutter, Print & Check, Negative/Positive, Repeat Images, Merge Job Blocks, Mirror Image, Store in Mail Box, Superimpose Image, Copy ID Card, Skip Blank Pages, Free Size Original, Reserved copy, Copy Sample

Scan Specifications

  • Type
    Single-pass Duplexing Automatic Document Feeder [2-sided to 2-sided (Automatic)]9
  • Pull Scan Specifications
    Colour Network ScanGear2. For both TWAIN and WIA
    Supported OS: Windows® 10/11/Server 2012/Server 2012 R2/Server 2016/Server 2019/Server 2022
  • Scan Resolution (dpi)
    Scan for Copy: 600 x 600
    Scan for Send: (Push) 600 x 600 (SMB/FTP/WebDAV/IFAX), (Pull) 600 x 600
    Scan for Fax: 600 x 600
  • Document Feeder Paper Capacity (80 gsm)
    up to 200 Sheets
  • Acceptable Originals/Weights
    Platen: Sheet, Book, and 3-Dimensional Objects

    Document Feeder media weight10:
    1-sided scanning: 38 to 220 gsm (BW), 64 to 220 gsm (CL)
    2-sided scanning: 38 to 220 gsm (BW), 64 to 220 gsm (CL)
  • Supported Media Sizes
    Platen max. scanning size: up to 297.0 x 431.8 mm
    Document Feeder media size:
    A3, A4, A4R, A5, A5R, A6R, B4, B5, B5R, B6R,
    Custom size: 70.0 x 139.7 mm to 304.8 x 431.8 mm
  • Scan Method
    Push Scan, Pull Scan, Scan to Box, Scan to Advanced Space, Scan to Network, Scan to USB Memory Key, Scan to Mobile device, Scan to cloud (uniFLOW Online)
  • Scan Speed
    135/135 (300 x 300 dpi, send), 135/80 (600 x 600 dpi, copy)
  • Double-Sided Scanning
    270/270 (300 x 300 dpi, send), 165/90 (600 x 600 dpi, copy)

Send Specifications

  • Destination
    Standard: E-mail/Internet FAX (SMTP) SMB3.0 FTP WebDAV Mail Box
    Optional: Super G3 FAX, IP Fax
  • Address Book / Speed Dials
    LDAP (2000)/Local (1600)/Speed dial (200)
  • Send Resolution (dpi)
    Push: up to 600 x 600
    Pull: up to 600 x 600
  • Communication Protocol
    File: FTP(TCP/IP), SMB3.1.1 (TCP/IP), WebDAV
    E-mail/I-Fax: SMTP, POP3
  • File Format
    Standard: TIFF, JPEG, PDF(Compact, Searchable, Apply policy, Optimize for Web, PDF/A-1b, Trace & Smooth, Encrypted, Device Signature, User Signature), XPS(Compact, Searchable, Device Signature, User Signature), Office Open XML (PowerPoint, Word)
  • Universal Send Features
    Original Type Selection, Two-sided Original, Book to Two Pages, Different-size Originals, Density Adjustment, Sharpness, Copy Ratio, Erase Frame, Job Build, Delayed Send, Preview, Job Done Notice, File Name, Subject/Message, Reply-to, E-mail Priority, TX Report, Original Content Orientation, Skip Blank Pages

Fax Specifications

  • Optional / Standard
  • Maximum Number of Connection Lines
  • Modem Speed
    Super G3: 33.6 kbps
    G3: 14.4 kbps
  • Compression Method
  • Resolution (dpi)
    400 x 400 (Ultra Fine), 200 x 400 (Super Fine), 200 x 200 (Fine), 200 x 100 (Normal)
  • Sending/Receiving Size
    Sending: A3, A4, A4R, A511, A5R12, B4, B513, B5R14
    Receiving: A3, B4, A4, A4R, A5R , B5, B5R
  • FAX Memory
    Up to 30,000 pages (2,000 jobs)
  • Speed Dials
    Max. 200
  • Group Dials/Destinations
    Max. 199 dials
  • Sequential Broadcast
    Max. 256 addresses
  • Memory Backup
  • Fax Features
    Sender's Name (TTI), Selecting the Telephone Line (when sending fax), Direct Send, Delayed Send, Preview, Job Done Notice, TX Report, Interrupt Transmission, Sequential Broadcasting, Password/Subaddress Sending, Confidential Mailbox, 2 on 1 Log

Store Specifications

  • Mail Box
    100 User Inboxes,
    1 Memory RX Inbox,
    50 Confidential Fax Inboxes
    Maximum 30,000 Pages (2,000 jobs) Stored
  • Advanced Space
    Communication Protocol: SMB or WebDAV
    Supported Client PC: Windows® 10/11
    Concurrent Connections (Max.): SMB: 64, WebDAV: 3
  • Advanced Space Available Disk Space
    Standard:16 GB
    (With option: max. 480GB)
  • Advanced Space Features
    Authentication for Advanced Space Log-in, Sort Function, Printing a PDF File with a Password, imageWARE Secure Audit Manager Support, Search, File Preview, Authentication Management, Open to public, URI TX, Backup/Restore

Security Specifications

  • Authentication & Access Control
    User Authentication (Picture Login, Picture and PIN Login, Card Login, Username and Password Login, Function Level Login, Mobile Login), Department ID Authentication (Department ID and PIN Login, Function Level Login), uniFLOW Online (PIN Login, Picture Login, Picture and PIN Login, Card Login, Card and PIN Login, Username and Password Login, Department ID and PIN Login, Function Level Login), Access Management System (Access Control)
  • Network Security
    TLS 1.3, IPSec, IEEE802.1X authentication, SNMP V3.0, Firewall Functionality (IP/MAC Address Filtering), Dual Network Support (Wired LAN/Wireless LAN, Wired LAN/Wired LAN), Disabling Unused Functions (Enabling/Disabling Protocols/Applications, Enabling/Disabling Remote UI, Enabling/Disabling USB Interface), Communication Line Separation (G3 FAX, USB Port, Advanced Space, Scan and Send -Virus Concerns for E-mail Reception)
  • Document Security
    Print Security (Secure Print, Encrypted Secure Print, Forced Hold Printing, uniFLOW Secure Print15),
    Receive Data Security (Confidential Fax Inbox Forwarding Received Documents Automatically),
    Scan Security (Encrypted PDF, Device Signature PDF/XPS, User Signature PDF/XPS, Adobe LiveCycle® Rights Management ES2.5 Integration), BOX Security (Mail Box Password Protected, Advanced Space Access Control), Send Data Security (Setting for requesting password input per transmission, WPA3 support, Restricted E-mail/File send functions, Confirming FAX number, Allow/Restrict Fax Driver Transmissions, Allow/Restrict Sending from History, S/MIME Support), Scan Lock (QR code), Document Tracking (Secure Watermark)
  • Device Security
    Protecting SSD Data [SSD Data Encryption (FIPS 140-2/140-316), SSD Lock], Standard SSD Initialize, Trusted Platform Module (TPM), Job Log Conceal Function, Protecting MFD Software Integrity, Checking MFD Software Integrity (Verify System at Startup, Automatic Recovery, Runtime Intrusion Detection), Common Criteria Certification (HCD-PP) (pending confirmation)
  • Device Management & Auditing
    Administrator Password, Digital Certificate And Key Management, Audit Log, Cooperating with External Security Audit System (Security Information and Event Management), Image Data Logging, Security Policy Setting, Remote management multi-factor authentication

Environmental Specifications

  • Operating Environment
    Temperature: 10 to 30 ºC
    Humidity: 20 to 80 % RH (Relative Humidity)
  • Power Source
    220-240V, 50/60Hz, 10A
  • Power Consumption
    Maximum: Approx. 2,400 W
    Standby: Approx. 217 W17
    Sleep mode: Approx. 0.9 W18

    Typical Electricity Consumption (TEC) : 9.2 kWh

    As per USA Energy Star 3.0

    For detailed information relating to Lot26 regulation, please go to:
  • Noise Levels
    Sound Power Level (LWA,m)19
    Active (1-sided) : 7.3 B, Kv 0.3 B

    Sound Pressure (LpAm)
    Bystander's position:
    Active (1-sided): 58 dB20,
    Standby: 36 dB21

Software & Printer Management

  • Tracking & Reporting
    Universal Login Manager (ULM)
    uniFLOW Online
  • Remote Management Tools
    iW Management Console
    Content Delivery System
  • Scanning Software
    Network ScanGear
  • Optimisation Tools
    Canon Driver Configuration Tool
    NetSpot Device Installer
  • Platform
    MEAP (Multifunctional Embedded Application Platform)
  • Document Publishing
    Kofax Power PDF


  • Toner Cartridge/s
    C-EXV 35 Black Toner
  • Toner Estimated Yield
    70,000 pages

Paper Supply Options

  • Paper Deck
    Paper Capacity: 3,500 sheets (80 gsm)
    Paper Type: Thin, Plain, Recycled, Color, Heavy, Bond, Pre-punched, Letterhead
    Paper Size: A4, B5
    Paper Weight: 52 to 256 gsm
    Power Source: from the Main Unit
    Dimensions (W x D x H): 340 x 630 x 572 mm (attached to the main unit)
    Weight: Approx. 34 kg

    POD Deck Lite-C1
    Paper Capacity: 3,500 sheets (80 gsm)
    Paper Type: Thin, Plain, Recycled, Color, Heavy, Tracing, Bond, Transparency, Label, Pre-punched, Letterhead, Tab
    Paper Size:
    SRA3, A3, A4, A4R, A5R, B4, B5, B5R
    Custom Size (139.7 x 182.0 mm to 330.2 x 487.7 mm)
    Paper Weight: 52 to 256 gsm
    Power Supply: 220-240V, 50/60Hz, 1.2A
    Dimensions (W x D x H): 633 x 686 x 574 mm (attached to the main unit)
    Weight: Approx. 68 kg

Hardware Accessories

  • Card Readers
    Copy Card Reader-F1
    Copy Card Reader Attachment-A5
  • Others
    Utility Tray-B1
    Tab Feeding Attachment Kit-B1
    Numeric Keypad-A2
    Finisher Jogger Kit-A1

Security Options

  • Data Security
    Memory Mirroring Kit-A1
    1TB SSD-A1
    250GB SSD-A1 (usage with Memory Mirroring Kit-A1)

System & Controller Options

  • Print Accessories
    PCL International Font Set-A1
  • Barcode Printing
    Barcode Printing Kit-D1
  • Direct Printing
    PDF1.7, EPS, TIFF6, JDF1.4/JMF (Optional)
  • System Accessories
    Copy Control Interface Kit-A1
    Serial Interface Kit-K3
  • Fax Accessories
    Super G3 FAX Board-AS1
    Super G3 2nd Line Fax Board-AS1
    Remote Fax Kit-A1
    IP FAX Expansion Kit-B1

Other Options

  • Staple Cartridge
    Staple Cartridge-X1
    Staple Cartridge-Y1
  • Accessibility Accessories
    ADF Access Handle-A1
    Voice Guidance Kit-G1
    Voice Operation Kit-D1
  1. Tab Feeding Attachment-B1 is required
  2. Supported media weights: more than 64 gsm
  3. Supported media weights: more than 91 gsm
  4. Time from device power-on to when the copy icon appears and is enabled to operate on the touch panel display.
  5. Time from device power-on, until copy ready (not print reservation)
  6. Including DADF and the toner bottle.
  7. Optional PCL Internationl Font Set-A1 is required.
  8. Optional Barcode Printing Kit-D1 is required.
  9. Multi-Sheet Feed Detection.
  10. An acceptable weights of A6R or smaller is 50 to 220gsm.
  11. Sent as A4
  12. Sent as A4
  13. Sent as B4 short
  14. Sent as A4
  15. Requires uniFLOW Online / uniFLOW
  16. Pending validation
  17. Reference value: measured one unit
  18. 0.9 W sleep mode may not be possible in all circumstances due to certain settings.
  19. Reference value: measured only one unit with ISO7779, described with ISO9296 (2017)
  20. Reference value: measured only one unit with ISO7779, described with ISO9296 (2017)
  21. Reference value: measured only one unit with ISO7779, described with ISO9296 (2017)
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