Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE C256/C356 II Series
Specifications

Specifications in detail

Main Unit

Machine type

Color Laser Multifunctional

Core functions

iR-ADV C256i II*/C356i II*:Print, Copy, Scan, Send, Store and Optional Fax
iR-ADV C356P II*: Print

Processor Speed

Canon Dual Custom Processor (Shared) 1.75 Ghz

Control Panel

25.6 cm (10.1 inch) TFT LCD WSVGA Colour Touch panel

Memory

Standard: 3.0GB RAM

Hard Disk drive

Standard: 250GB

Interface Connection

NETWORK
Standard: 1000Base-T/100Base-TX/10Base-T, Wireless LAN (IEEE 802.11 b/g/n)
Optional: NFC, Bluetooth Low Energy

OTHERS
Standard: USB 2.0 (Host) x2, USB 3.0 (Host) x1, USB 2.0 (Device) x1
Optional: Serial Interface, Copy Control Interface

Paper input (Standard)

1 x 550-sheet cassette (80gsm)
100-sheet multi-purpose tray (80gsm)

Paper input (Option)

550-sheet cassette (80 gsm) (CASSETTE MODULE-AE1)
550-sheet cassette (80gsm) (CASSETTE FEEDING UNIT-AJ1)
3 x 550-sheet cassettes (80gsm) (CASSETTE FEEDING UNIT-AK1)

Maximum paper input capacity

2,300 sheets (80 gsm)

Paper output capacity

Without Finisher: 250 Sheets (A4, 80 gsm)
With Finisher: Max.500 sheets (A4, 80 gsm)

Finishing capabilities

Collate, Group
With External Finisher : Collate, Group, Offset, Staple

Supported media types

Cassettes:
Thin paper, Plain paper, Recycled paper, Colour paper, Pre-punched paper, Thick paper, Bond paper, Envelopes*
*Envelopes supported via standard cassette 1 only.

Multi-purpose tray:
Thin paper, Plain paper, Recycled paper, Colour paper, Pre-punched paper, Thick paper, Bond paper, Transparency, Labels, Envelopes

Supported media sizes

Cassette 1:
Standard size: A4, B5, A5, Envelopes (No. 10(COM 10), Monarch, ISO-C5, DL)
Custom size: Min. 98 mm x 190.5 mm up to 216 mm x 355.6 mm

Multi-purpose tray:
Standard size: A4, B5, A5
Custom Size: Min. 98 mm x 148 mm up to 216 mm x 355.6 mm
Envelopes: No.10 (COM10), Monarch, ISO-C5, DL
Envelope custom size: 98 mm x 148 mm to 216 mm x 355.6 mm

CASSETTE MODULE-AE1:
Standard size: A4, B5, A5
Custom size: Min. 98 mm x 190.5 mm up to 216 mm x 355.6 mm

CASSETTE FEEDING UNIT-AJ1/AK1:
Standard size: A4, B5, A5
Custom size: Min. 98 mm x 190.5 mm up to 216 mm x 355.6 mm

Supported media weights

Cassettes:
60 to 163 gsm

Multi-purpose tray:
60 to 220 gsm

Duplex:
60 to 163 gsm

Warm-up Time

From Power on: iR-ADV C256i II* 34 Seconds or Less 1
iR-ADV C356i II*/C356P II*: 30 Seconds or Less 2
From Sleep Mode: 10 Seconds or Less
Quick Start-up Mode: 4 seconds or less 3

Dimensions (W x D x H)

iR-ADV C356P II*: 511 mm x 651 mm x 541 mm
iR-ADV C256i II*/C356i II*: 511 mm x 651 mm x 639 mm

Installation Space (W x D)

511 x 651(Basic: Platen cover + Multi-purpose tray extended)
1,407 mm x 908 mm (Fully configured: Platen cover + STAPLE FINISHER-Z1+ Multi-purpose tray extended)
852 mm x 908 mm (Basic: DADF + Multi-purpose tray extended)
1,407 mm x 908 mm (Fully configured: DADF + STAPLE FINISHER-Z1 + Multi-purpose tray extended)

Weight

iR-ADV C356P II*: Approx. 42 kg including toner
iR-ADV C256i II*/C356i II*: Approx. 49 kg including toner

Copy Specifications

Copy Speed

iR-ADV C256i II*: 25 ppm (A4), 26 ppm (B5), 26 ppm (A5)
iR-ADV C356i II*: 35 ppm (A4), 26 ppm (B5), 26 ppm (A5)

First-Copy-Out Time (BW/CL)

iR-ADV C256i II*: Approx. 6.9/9.4 seconds or less
iR-ADV C356i II*: Approx. 5.1/6.9 seconds or less

Copy resolution

Reading: 600 dpi x 600 dpi
Printing: Up to 2.400 dpi equivalent x 600 dpi

Multiple Copies

Up to 999 copies

Magnification

25% - 400% (1% Increments)

Scan Specifications

Standard type

Standard: Reader and Single-pass Duplexing Automatic Document Feeder (DADF)

Pull Scan Specifications

Colour Network ScanGear2. For both TWAIN and WIA
Supported OS: Windows Vista/7/8.1/10/Server 2008/Server 2008 R2/Server 2012/Server 2016

Scan Resolution

100 x 100 dpi, 150 x 150 dpi, 200 x 100 dpi, 200 x 200 dpi, 200 x 400 dpi, 300 x 300 dpi, 400 x 400 dpi, 600 x 600 dpi

Acceptable Originals/weights

Platen media size: Sheet, Book, 3-Dimensional Objects

Document Feeder media size : A4, B5, A5, A6

Document Feeder media weight :
1-sided scanning: 50 to 128 gsm/64 to 128 gsm (BW/CL)
2-sided scanning: 50 to 128 gsm/64 to 128 gsm (BW/CL)

Scan Method

Send functionality available on all models
Scan to USB Memory Key: Available on all models
Scan to Mobiles or internet-connected devices: A range of solutions is available to provide scanning to mobile devices or internet-connected devices depending on your requirements. Please contact your sales representative for further information
Scan to cloud-based services: A range of solutions is available to provide scanning to cloud-based services depending on your requirements. Please contact your sales representative for further information.
TWAIN/WIA Pull scanning available on all models

Scan Speed (BW/CL; A4)

Single-sided Scanning (BW): 50 ipm (300 dpi x 300 dpi) / 50 ipm (300 x 600 dpi)
Single-sided Scanning (Colour): 50 ipm (300 dpi x 300 dpi) / 50 ipm (300 x 600 dpi)
Double-sided Scanning (BW): 100 ipm (300 dpi x 300 dpi) / 100 ipm (300 x 600 dpi)
Double-sided Scanning (Colour): 100 ipm (300 dpi x 300 dpi) / 100 ipm (300 dpi x 600 dpi)

Paper Capacity

100 Sheets (80 gsm)

Double sided scanning

2-sided to 2-sided (Automatic)

Send Specifications

Optional / Standard

Standard on all models

Destination

E-mail/Internet FAX (SMTP), SMB, FTP, WebDAV, Mail Box, Super G3 FAX(Optional for iR-ADV C256i II*/C356i II*), IP Fax(Optional)

Colour Mode

Auto Colour Select (Full Colour, Grayscale),
Auto Colour Select (Full Colour/ Black-and-White)
Full Colour, Grayscale, and Black-and-White

Send resolution

100 x 100 dpi, 150 x 150 dpi, 200 x 100 dpi, 200 x 200 dpi, 200 x 400 dpi, 300 x 300 dpi, 400 x 400 dpi, 600 x 600 dpi

Address Book/Speed dials

LDAP (2,000)/Local (1,600)/Speed dial (200)

Send resolution

100 x 100 dpi, 150 x 150 dpi, 200 x 100 dpi, 200 x 200 dpi, 200 x 400 dpi, 300 x 300 dpi, 400 x 400 dpi, 600 x 600 dpi

Communication protocol

File: FTP, SMB v3.0, WebDAV
E-mail/I-Fax: SMTP, POP3, I-Fax (Simple, Full)

File Format

Standard: TIFF, JPEG, PDF(Compact, Searchable, Apply policy, Optimize for Web, PDF A/1-b), XPS(Compact, Searchable), Office Open XML (PowerPoint, Word), PDF/XPS(Digital Signature)
Optional: PDF(Trace&Smooth, Encrypted)

Fax Specifications

Optional / Standard

Optional on iR-ADV C256i II*/C356i II*

Maximum Number of Connection Lines

2

Modem Speed

Super G3: 33.6 kbps
G3: 14.4 kbps

Compression Method

MH, MR, MMR, JBIG

Resolution

400 x 400 dpi, 200 x 400 dpi, 200 x 200 dpi, 200 x 100 dpi

Sending/Recording Size

A4, B5*, A5* and A6*
*Sent as A4

FAX memory

Up to 30,000 pages

Speed dials

Max. 200

Group dials/destinations

Max. 199 dials

Sequential broadcast

Max. 256 addresses

Memory backup

Yes

Store Specifications

Mail Box (Number Supported)

100 User Inboxes, 1 Memory RX Inbox
50 Confidential Fax Inboxes
30,000 Maximum Pages Stored

Advanced Space

Communication Protocol: SMB or WebDAV
Supported Client PC: Windows (Windows Vista/7/8.1/10)
Concurrent Connections (Max.): SMB: 64, WebDAV: 3 (Active Sessions)

Advanced Space available disc space

Approx. 16GB (Standard HDD)

Advanced Space features

Disabling Advanced space, Storage Filtering, Authentication for Advanced Space Log-in, Search Function, Sort Function, Printing a PDF File with a Password, imageWARE Secure Audit Manager Support

Memory Media

Standard: USB Memory

Security Specifications

Authentication

Standard: Universal Login Manager (Device and Function Level Log-in), uniFLOW Online Express Cloud based management software, User Authentication, Department ID, Authentication, Access Management System
Optional: My Print Anywhere secure print (Requires uniFLOW)

Data

Standard: Trusted Platform Module (TPM), Hard Disk Password Lock, Hard Disk Drive Erase, Mail Box Password Protection, Hard Disk Drive Encryption(FIPS140-2 Validated), Common Criteria Certification (DIN ISO 15408)
Optional: Data Loss Prevention (Requires uniFLOW)

Network

Standard: IP/Mac Address Filtering, IPSEC, TLS Encrypted Communication, SNMP V3.0, IEEE 802.1X, IPv6, SMTP Authentication, POP Authentication before SMTP

Document

Standard: Secure Print, Adobe LiveCycle® Rights Management ES2.5 Integration, Encrypted PDF, Encrypted Secure Print, Device signature, Secure Watermarks
Optional: , User signature, Document Scan locking

Environmental Specifications

Operating Environment

Temperature: 10 to 30 ºC (50 to 86 ºF)
Humidity: 20 to 80 % RH (no condensation)

Power Source

220-240 V (±10 %), 50/60 Hz (±2 Hz), 3.9 Amp

Power Consumption

Maximum: Approx. 1.5 kW
Printing:
iR-ADV C356P II*: 488.5 wh or less
iR-ADV C256i II*/C356i II*: 575.4 Wh or less
Standby: Approx. 40.3 Wh
Sleep mode: Approx. 0.8 W or Less 5
Plugin Off: Approx. 0.5W
Typical Electricity Consumption (TEC) rating 6:
iR-ADV C256i II*: 0.7 kWh
iR-ADV C356i II*/C356P II*: 1.3 kWh

Noise levels (BW/CL)

Sound Power Level (LwAd) 7
iR-ADV C256i II*: Active (BW): 70.2 dB or less, Active (CL): 70.2 dB or less, Standby: 43 dB or less
iR-ADV C356i II*/C356P II*: Active (BW): 71.8 dB or less 8, Active (CL): 71.8 dB or less 9, Standby: 53 dB or less 10

Sound Pressure (LpAm) 11
Bystander's position:
iR-ADV C356P II*/C356i II*: Active (BW): 52 dB or less, Active (CL): 53 db or less 12, Standby: 6 dB or less 13
iR-ADV C256i II*: Active (BW): 49 dB or less, Active (CL): 50 db or less, Standby: 8 dB or less

Standards

ENERGY STAR® Qualified
Ecomark
Green purchase
Blue Angel
RoHS

Software and Printer management

Tracking and reporting

Universal Login Manager (ULM): Manage your costs easily by using the embedded reporting capability to identify and control costs on a user-based level by device.
uniFLOW Online Express: Combining with ULM you can gain further control and highlight expenditures per users/department and pinpoint where costs can be scaled down from a central cloud based location.

Remote management tools

iW Management Console:
Server-based software for centralised management of a fleet of devices (includes monitoring or consumables, status monitoring and alerts, distribution of address books, configuration settings, firmware and MEAP applications, meter capture and reporting, driver and resource management)
eMaintenance:
Compatible with eMaintenance services via embedded RDS (Enables meter capture, automatic consumables management, remote diagnostics and reporting for service providers to offer efficient, fast and proactive maintenance)
Content Delivery System:
Allows the Remote distribution of firmware, iR options and MEAP applications; Remote User Interface (RUI) Web based interface to each device that helps to provide remote device management and control

Scanning software

Network ScanGear:
TWAIN-compliant scanner driver that enables computers on a network to use the pull scan functionality of the device

Optimisation tools

Canon Driver Configuration Tool:
A utility for changing the factory default settings of Canon print drivers (Available via service only)
NetSpot Device Installer:
Simple utility software that allows you to make network protocol settings for Canon devices connected to your network.

Platform

MEAP (Multifunctional Embedded Application Platform):
A powerful JAVA Embedded Platform for Canon devices which provides tight coupling between a range of software solutions and the device.
MEAP Web:
Web service alternative to MEAP that allows MFP applications to be developed and deployed via web services

Document Publishing

IW DESKTOP:
Powerful print publishing software which easily combines documents from different sources and file formats, applies finishing with preview and templates to create professional looking documents. Includes PDF creation, annotation and compression capabilities for simple digital workflows such as proofing and authorisation

CONSUMABLES

Toner Cartridge/s

C-EXV 55 TONER BK/C/M/Y

Toner (Estimated Yield @5% Coverage)

C-EXV 55 TONER BK: 23 000 pages
C-EXV 55 TONER CMY: 18 000 pages

Paper Supply options

Optional Pedestal

Name: Plain Pedestal Type - F1
Substituted for the cassette feeding unit, the pedestal raises the device, without adding further paper capacity.

Optional Cassette

Name: CASSETTE MODULE-AE1
Paper Size: A4, B5, A5
Custom size: 98 mm x 190.5 mm to 216.0 mm to 355.6 mm
Paper Weight: 60 to 163 gsm
Paper Capacity: 550 sheets (80 gsm)
Dimensions (W x D x H): 511 mm x 508 mm x 159 mm
Weight: Approx. 10 kg

Name: CASSETTE FEEDING UNIT-AJ1
Paper Size: A4, B5, A5
Custom size: 98 mm x 190.5 mm to 216.0 mm to 355.6 mm
Paper Weight: 60 to 163 gsm
Paper Capacity: 550 sheets (80 gsm)
Power Source: From the Main Unit
Dimensions (W x D x H): 511 mm x 508 mm x 425 mm
Weight: Approx. 16 kg

Name: CASSETTE FEEDING UNIT-AK1
Paper Size: A4, B5, A5
Custom size: 98 mm x 190.5 mm to 216.0 mm to 355.6 mm
Paper Weight: 60 to 163 gsm
Paper Capacity: 550 sheets x 3 (80 gsm)
Power Source: From the Main Unit
*Dimensions (W x D x H): 511 mm x 508 mm x 425 mm
Weight: Approx. 19 kg
*When attached to Main Unit

Output Options

Staple Finisher

Name: STAPLE FINISHER-Z1 (External)
Number of Trays: 1
Tray Capacity: 500 sheets
Paper Weight: 60 to 220 gsm
Staple Position: Corner
Staple Capacity:
30 sheets (up to 105 gsm)
*including 2 cover paper (220 gsm)
Dimensions (W x D x H): 555 mm × 459 mm × 301 mm (when attached with the Main unit)
Weight: Approx. 14 kg

Hardware Accessories

Card Readers

IC CARD READER BOX-D1 - IC Card Reader box for the C355P only

MiCARDPLUS FOR ULM - A proximity card reader for card based user authentication, supporting multiple card technologies (HID, HiTag, Casi Rusco, Indala and MiFare etc.). Integrates with Universal Login Manager and uniFLOW

COPY CARD READER-F1 - Magnetic physical card access system. (Integrates with Department ID, not for use with uniFLOW)

COPY CARD READER ATTACHMENT-B5 - Attachment kit for Copy Card Reader-F1 only.

Security Options

Document Security

DOCUMENT SCAN LOCK KIT-B1 - Increases document security by embedding hidden track and lock code within copied or printed documents to restrict unauthorised copying, sending, and faxing

System and Controller options

Print Accessories

PCL INTERNATIONAL FONT SET-A1 - Adds PCL support for Andalé Mono WT J/K/S/T (Japanese/Korean/Simplified Chinese/Traditional Chinese).

Send Options

UNIVERSAL SEND DIGITAL USER SIGNATURE KIT-C1 - Ensures the authenticity of a PDF/XPS by identifying the user that sent the document through a visible and/or invisible digital signature.

UNIVERSAL SEND TRACE & SMOOTH PDF KIT-A1 - Enables the device to create and send Trace and Smooth PDF

Barcode Printing

BARCODE PRINTING KIT-D1 - Provides the ability to print 1D and 2D barcodes on output using jet caps technology.

System Accessories

COPY CONTROL INTERFACE KIT-A1: Allows connection (CCVI I/F) between 3rd party copy control terminal and Canon’s iR-ADV range for cost recovery use.

SERIAL INTERFACE KIT-K3 - Serial interface for Cost Recovery Solutions.

BLUETOOTH CONNECTION KIT - A1 - Bluetooth chip is an option for enabling the communication between main unit and other devices using Bluetooth

NFC KIT-C1 - NFC kit is an option which enables the communication between the main unit and other devices using NFC.

Fax Accessories

SUPER G3 FAX BOARD-AT1 - Adds fax functionality.

SUPER G3 2ND LINE FAX BOARD-AT1 - Adds second fax line

REMOTE FAX KIT-A1 - Enables the device to send and receive fax from another device connected with a fax board.

IP FAX EXPANSION KIT-B1 - (Requires Super G3 FAX Board-AT1) Enables users to send and receive Fax documents via IP Fax network

Other Options

Accessibility Accessories

ADF ACCESS HANDLE-A1 - Attaches to the document feeder, making access easier for seated users.

Staple Cartridge

STAPLE-P1 - For stapling (2 x 5,000 pcs)

  1. Time between device power-on and when the start key is enabled. Quick start-up Mode ON
  2. Time between device power-on and when the start key is enabled. Quick start-up Mode ON
  3. Time until key operation can be performed on the touch panel display
  4. Only PDF print from websites is supported
  5. 0.8W sleep mode is not available in all circumstances due to certain settings.
  6. Typical Electricity Consumption (TEC) rating represents the typical electricity consumed by a product during 1 week, measured in kilowatt-hours (kWh). The test methodology is defined by Energy Star (http://www.eu-energystar.org).
  7. Declared noise emission in accordance with ISO 7779
  8. Data taken from Blue Angel Certification User Notes
  9. Data taken from Blue Angel Certification User Notes
  10. Data taken from ECO declaration
  11. Declared noise emission in accordance with ISO 7779
  12. Data taken from ECO declaration
  13. Data taken from ECO declaration