Canon i-SENSYS MF9280Cdn

i-SENSYS Laser Multifunction Printers

Canon i-SENSYS MF9280Cdn

The ultimate network ready compact colour multifunctional for small workgroups

Enhance your communications with high quality colour output and boost productivity with powerful SEND functionality. This compact and robust colour All-in-One is ideal for busy small workgroups.


  • Colour laser All-in-One
  • 21 ppm printing and copying
  • High quality colour output
  • Quick First-Print & energy efficient
  • Network ready, PCL 5c/6 and PostScript Level 3 support
  • Scan to email, network folder & USB memory key
  • Double sided print, copy, scan & Fax

Key Features

  • PCL Printing PCL Printing
  • Copy Copy
  • Super G3 FAX Super G3 FAX
  • Professional Scan quality Professional Scan quality
  • USB connection USB connection
  • Use and share over network Use and share over network
  • Automatic double sided printing Automatic double sided printing
  • +1 Optional Paper Cassette +1 Optional Paper Cassette
  • User friendly colour display User friendly colour display
  • Network scanning Network scanning
  • Scan to USB key Scan to USB key
  • Duplex Automatic Document Feeder Duplex Automatic Document Feeder
  • Print from memory Card Print from memory Card
  • Scan to email & folder Scan to email & folder

Next Steps

For more information and where to buy please call 01737 229198

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Detailed Features

Colour laser All-in-one

Benefit from superior colour printing, faxing, copying and scanning in one stylish, cost-cutting and space-saving unit.

Save time, cut energy costs

With Canon’s Quick First-Print technologies there’s zero warm-up time, so no waiting. The unit springs into action the moment it’s needed. The Energy Star certified i-SENSYS MF9280Cdn also saves you money through its low energy consumption

Outstanding colour quality and pure black text

Give your printed documents added impact with beautiful colour images, bold graphics and sharp text. This device incorporates many of the advanced technologies found in Canon’s high-end imaging devices to deliver the finest colour quality.

Seamless networking

This network ready unit offers PCL 5c, PCL 6 and PostScript Level 3 support for easy integration into your existing print environment. Share productive printing, scanning and PC faxing (sending only) with your whole workgroup. The Remote User Interface lets users and administrators manage the device status directly from their web browsers.

Powerful SEND functionality

Speed up and simplify your workflow. Scan colour documents quickly and easily for direct distribution via email, network file server, FTP server, internet fax or USB memory key. Documents can be scanned into a number of digital formats including ‘Compact PDF’ using Canon’s unique compression technology.

Ultimate usability

The large 3.5 inch (8.8cm) colour TFT display with Easy-Scroll Wheel allows easy access to all functions. A target-orientated graphical menu enables speedy, smooth operation.

Maximise productivity

Cut costs, save paper and produce professional documents with double-sided printing. The Duplex Automatic Document Feeder enables fast automatic double-sided copying, scanning and faxing. With a maximum paper capacity of 850 A4 sheets (with optional pedestal) the i-SENSYS MF9280Cdn handles the workloads of even the busiest small businesses.

All-in-One colour cartridges

Benefit from continuous, high quality output. Each of the four compact colour cartridges contains toner, drum and cleaning units – reducing maintenance requirements and increasing reliability. Replacement is clean and fast, with easy front loading.

Product specification


Machine Type Colour Laser All-In-One
Available Functions Print, Copy, Scan and Fax
Print Speed Up to 21 ppm colour and mono (A4)
Printing Method Colour laser beam printing
Print Quality Up to 2400 x 600 dpi with Automatic Image Refinement
Print Resolution 600 x 600 dpi
Double Sided Printing Automatic
Printer Languages UFRII-LT, PCL5c, PCL6, PostScript Level-3
Fonts 93 scalable, 10 bitmap (PCL)
Print Margins 5 mm-top, bottom, left and right
Toner Saver Mode Yes
Printing from Memory Media Supported memory media
USB memory key, CompactFlash®, Microdrive, Memory Stick®, Memory Stick Pro™, SD Memory Card®, and SDHC Memory Card, Memory Stick Duo™¹, Memory Stick PRO Duo™¹, Memory Stick Micro™¹, miniSD Card™¹, microSD Card™¹
Supported file types:
Supported file systems:
FAT 16 and FAT 32
Copy Speed Up to 21 cpm colour and mono (A4)
First Copy Output Time (FCOT) Approx. 12.5 seconds or less
Copy Resolution Up to 600 x 600 dpi
Copy Modes Text/Photo/Map (Default), Printed Image, Photo, Text
Double Sided Copying 2-sided to 2-sided (Automatic)
Multiple Copy Up to 99 copies
Reduction / Enlargement 50-200% in 1% increments
Toner Saver Mode Yes
Other Features Frame Erase, Collate, 2 on 1, 4 on 1


Scan to File Server FTP, SMB
Scan to E-mail and i-Fax SMTP, POP3, i-Fax (Simple mode)
Scan to USB Memory Key Yes
File Formats TIFF, JPEG, PDF, PDF (Compact)
Type Colour
Scan Resolution Optical: Up to 600 x 600 dpi
Colour Scanning Depth 24 bit/24 bit (input/output)
Greyscales 256 levels
Compatibility TWAIN¹, WIA¹
Max. Scan Width 216 mm
Modem Speed Super G3 33.6kbps (Up to 3 seconds/page¹)
Receive Mode Fax only, Fax/Tel Auto Switch, Answer Mode, Manual RX
Fax Resolution 200 x 100 dpi: 8 pels/mm x 3.85 lines/mm
200 x 200 dpi: 8 pels/mm x 7.7 lines/mm
200 x 400 dpi: 8 pels/mm x 15.4 lines/mm
400 x 400 dpi: 16 pels/mm x 15.4 lines/mm
FAX Memory Up to 1,000 pages¹
Speed Dials Max. 200 dials
Group Dials/Destinations Max. 299 dials / Max. 299 destinations
Sequential Broadcast Max. 332 locations
Memory Backup 1 hour
Double Sided Faxing Yes (Transmit and Receive)
Other Features Fax Forwarding, Dual Access, Remote Reception, PC Fax (TX only)


Scanner Type Flatbed and Duplex Automatic Document Feeder (DADF)
Paper Input (Standard) 250-sheet cassette
100-sheet multi-purpose tray
50-sheet DADF
Paper Input (Option) 500-sheet cassette
Paper Output 250-sheet
Media Types Plain paper, Recycled paper, Heavy paper, Transparency, Label, Envelope
Media Sizes Cassette and optional pedestal:
A4, A5, B5, Legal, Letter, Executive
Multi-purpose tray:
A4, A5, B5, Legal, Letter, Executive, Statement, Envelope (COM10, Monarch, DL, ISO-C5, ISO-B5)
Custom sizes: Width 76.2 to 215.9 mm; Length 127.0 to 355.6 mm.
One-sided scanning: A4, A5, B5, Legal, Letter, Custom sizes ( W x L): Max 215.9 mm x 355.6 mm Min. 128 mm x 139.7 mm) Two-sided scanning: A4, Legal, Letter
Media Weights Cassette and optional pedestal: 60 to 120 g/m²
Multi-purpose tray: 60 to 176 g/m²
DADF: One-sided scanning: 50 to 105 g/m², Two-sided scanning: 64 to 105 g/m²


Interface Type USB 2.0 Hi-Speed, 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX, 2 x USB memory slot, Memory media slot
Operating System Compatibility Windows 7 /Server 2008 R2/ Server 2008/ Server 2003/ XP/ Vista/ 2000
Mac OS X version 10.4.9-10.6.x¹ ³
Linux² ³
Software and Printer Management NetSpot Device Installer, Canon Font Manager, Remote User Interface (RUI), Department ID Management


Duty Cycle Max. 65,000 pages per month¹
Warm-up Time Approx. 60 seconds from power on
Memory 768 MB (shared)
Control Panel 3.5 inch (8.8cm) colour TFT display with Easy Scroll-Wheel
Dimensions with Trays (W x D x H) 546 mm x 527 mm x 632 mm
Installation Space (W x D x H) 546 mm x 1140 mm x 792 mm
546 mm x 1140 mm x 1095 mm (with optional Cassette Feeding Unit-AC1 attached)
Weight Approx 43.3 kg
Operating Environment Temperature: 10 to 32°C (50 to 86°F)
Humidity: 20 to 80% RH (no condensation)
Power Source 220-240V (±10%) 50/60Hz (±2Hz)
Power Consumption Maximum: Approx.1210 W
Active: Approx. 470 W
Standby: Approx. 35 W
Sleep mode: Approx. 1.2 W¹
Typical Electricity Consumption (TEC): 2.3 kWh/week
Lot26 (
Noise Levels Sound Pressure¹:
Active: 66 dB(A) or less
Standby: 43 dB(A) or less


Cartridges Cartridge 711 Black (6,000 pages¹)
Cartridge 711 Cyan (6,000 pages¹)
Cartridge 711 Magenta (6,000 pages¹)
Cartridge 711 Yellow (6,000 pages¹)


Items CST.FEEDING UNIT-AC1 (500 sheet cassette)
HANDSET-J1 (Telephone handset)
Compatibility ¹ Scan to computer via USB connection is not supported
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 Mac OS X support printing and PC faxing only
² Linux supports printing only
³ Web distribution only
Power Consumption ¹ Lowest possible power consumption in sleep mode. If the device is connected to a network with other computers that are switched ON, the power consumption will be approximately 17 W
Noise Levels ¹ Declared noise emission in accordance with ISO 9296
Cartridges ¹ Based on 5% coverage
Printing from Memory Media ¹ Using recommended adapter - not supplied
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
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Toner Cartridges

Canon toner is designed to work seamlessly with Canon printers to provide you with the fast fusing performance and high quality print you expect. Canon EF, MS and S toner and oil-less fusion technology ensure uncompromised results. For beautiful, long lasting print quality, only use genuine Canon all-in-one cartridge 711 with your Canon i-SENSYS MF9280 printer.

Cartridge 711 Bk

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Get beautiful streak-free mono prints with Cartridge 711 Bk which works seamlessly with Canon i-SENSYS MF9280 to give you approximately 6,000 pages (ISO 19798 measured).

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