Canon MAXIFY iB4050 Specifications



Fast and economical printer for small offices


Print, Wi-Fi, Ethernet + Cloud Link


Print Speed (approx.)

23.0 ipm mono A4¹
15.0 ipm colour A4¹

First Page Out Time (approx.)

Mono: 7 sec (ready) / 11 sec (sleep)
Colour: 9 sec (ready) / 14 sec (sleep)

Print Technology

Inkjet, FINE print head

Maximum Print Resolution

600 x 1200 dpi

Print Margins (min.)

Top: 3mm, Bottom: 5mm, Left & Right: 3.4mm

2-Sided Printing

Automatic (A4, LTR plain paper)





Ink Type

Dual Resistant High Density ink
4 ink tanks (Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow)

XL Inks

PGI-2500XL BK (2500 pages)¹
PGI-2500XL C (1755 pages)¹
PGI-2500XL M (1295 pages)¹
PGI-2500XL Y (1520 pages)¹
Colour ink tanks (CMY) average yield: 1500 pages¹


Paper Types

Plain Paper
Envelopes (DL, COM10)
Canon High Resolution Paper (HR-101N)
Canon Matte (MP-101)
Canon Pro Luster (LU-101)
Canon Plus Semi-gloss (SG-201)
Canon Plus Glossy II (PP-201)
Canon Glossy Everyday Use (GP-501)

Maximum Paper Input

Upper cassette: 250 sheets of plain paper
Lower cassette: 250 sheets of plain paper

Paper Sizes

Plain paper: A4, A5, B5, LTR, LGL
Photo paper: A4, LTR, 20x25cm, 13x18cm, 10x15cm
Custom sizes: Width 89-215.9 mm, Length 127-355.6 mm

Paper Weight

Plain paper: 64 - 105 g/m²
Canon photo paper up to 275 g/m²


Wired Connections

Hi-Speed USB 2.0
Ethernet 10/100Mbps (auto switchable)

Wireless Connections

Wi-Fi IEEE802.11 b/g/n¹
Access Point Mode
Wireless LAN Frequency Band: 2.4GHz

Applications Support

MAXIFY Printing Solutions app
MAXIFY Cloud Link (from smart device)
Canon Print Service plug-in (Android)
Apple AirPrint
Google Cloud Print
Print from Email


Supported Operating System

Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 / Vista SP1 & SP2 / XP SP3 32-bit
Windows Server 2003, 2003 R2, 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2
Mac OS X v10.6.8 or later

Supported Mobile Systems

Windows RT

Minimum System Requirements

Windows: Internet Explorer 8, internet connection or CD-ROM
Mac: Safari 5 and internet connection
Display: 1024x768 or higher

Software Included

Canon Quick Toolbox
Easy-WebPrint EX (for Windows)


Display Type & Size

Full dot display

Dimensions (W x D x H)

463 x 394 x 290 mm
463 x 459 x 290 mm (paper installed)



Power Source

AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz

Power Consumption

Off: Approx. 0.3 W
Standby (connected to PC via USB): Approx. 1.0 W (scanning lamp off)
Standby (all ports connected): Approx. 1.8 W (scanning lamp off)
Time to enter Standby mode: 7 minutes
Printing: Approx. 24 W¹

Typical Electricity Consumption

0.2 kWh¹

Noise Levels

Approx. 53 dB(A)¹

Recommended Operating Environment

Temperature: 15-30°C
Humidity: 10-80%RH (no dew condensation)

Duty Cycle (monthly)

up to 30,000 pages¹

Recommended Print Volume

250-1500 pages / month


All specifications subject to change without notice.

Print speed may vary depending on system configuration, interface, software, document complexity, print mode, page coverage, type of paper used etc.

During successive printing, the printer may slow down the operation to prevent the internal temperature from rising.

Ink yield may vary depending on documents printed, applications software used, print mode and type of paper used. For more information see

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¹ Document print speed on plain paper is measured based on average of ESAT in Office Category Test of ISO/IEC 24734 standard.

¹ Page yield is based on ISO/IEC 24711 and continuous printing. Printer ships with setup ink tanks: 1000 pages black (BK) and 700 pages colour (C/M/Y average).

¹ Wi-Fi frequency band: 2.4GHz, Wi-Fi Security: WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK, WEP, Administration password

¹ When printing ISO/JIS-SCID N2 (printed by inkjet printer) on A4 size plain paper using default settings.

¹ Typical Energy Consumption (TEC) represents the typical electricity consumed by a product during one week.

¹ Acoustic Noise is measured based on ISO7779 standard.

¹ Duty cycle is defined as a maximum number of printed pages for a single peak month.