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imageCLASS MF217w

The 4-in-1, Canon imageCLASS MF217w laser multifunction machine has print, scan, copy and fax capabilities so you can accomplish all necessary tasks with just one device. With easy to use features, such as the intuitive 6-line Touch LCD Display and various mobile solutions, your daily workflow will be a breeze.

Your professional quality documents are printed at speeds of up to 24 pages per minute1 in black and white with a quick first print time of 6 seconds2.

The MF217w has wireless connectivity, increasing your productivity and allowing you to print from almost anywhere in your home or office7. The MF217w is equipped with a variety of easy to use mobile capabilities for printing on the go using your compatible mobile device, such as Canon PRINT Business8, Apple® AirPrint™9 and Mopria™ Print Service10. With ID Card Copy, you can easily create copies of identification cards or other small documents on a single page.

The 6-line Touch LCD Display allows users to navigate through the menu seamlessly. Use the Favorites Settings to access the features you use most. The wide screen and display are user friendly and easy to read, helping you to complete your business tasks efficiently.

With the front-loading 250-sheet paper cassette, 35-sheet ADF and 1 sheet-multipurpose tray, your paper handling requirements are covered with limited interruptions6.

The MF217w uses only 2 watts or less of energy in Energy Saver Mode, helping you save money on energy costs. The Single Cartridge System combines the toner and drum into 1 unit, making replacement of cartridges simple.

The MF217w offers a sleek, compact design in a reliable, high quality printer that is ideal for any small office or home office environment.

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  • What's in the Box
    • imageCLASS MF217w product
    • Canon Cartridge 137 Starter
    • Power Supply Cable
    • Starter Guide
    • User Manual / Software DVD-ROM
    • Warranty Card
    • Telephone Cable
  • Type

    Monochrome Laser

  • Extra Features
    • Wireless7 connectivity, allowing you to access the device functions from anywhere in your home or office1.
    • 4 in 1 Functionality – Print, Scan, Copy, Fax.
    • Intuitive 6-line Black and White Touch LCD display makes navigation a breeze.
    • Print in black and white at up to 24 pages1 per minute.
    • Print on-the-go with Canon PRINT Business8, Apple® AirPrint™9 and Mopria™ Print Service10.
    • Easy paper handling and limited interruptions with the 250-sheet front-loading cassette, 1-sheet multipurpose tray and 35-sheet Document Feeder6.
    • ID Card Copy allows you to easily create copies of your identification cards or other small documents on a single page.
    • The Favorites Setting makes it convenient for users to save the settings they use most often, for easy one step access to the functions they use most.
    • Send scanned documents and forward received faxes to a recipient through e-mail or file server.
    • The Single Cartridge System combines the toner and drum into one unit – making replacement of cartridges simple. 
  • Print Speed (up to)

    Up to 24ppm (1-sided plain paper letter), Up to 23ppm (1-sided plain paper A4)1

  • Print Resolution (Up to)Up to 600 x 600 dpi 
    (1200 x 1200 dpi quality)
  • OS Compatibility

    Windows®8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista®, Windows Server® 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Mac OS X® 10.5.8 or later, Linux

  • Standard Interfaces

    USB Device 2.0 High-Speed, 10/100 Base-T Ethernet, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n Wireless7

  • Ink CompatibilityCartridge 137 (Yields approximately 2,400 pages) 
    Single Cartridge System 
    *Yields based on ISO/IEC Standard
  • Paper Sizes

    Letter, Legal, A4, A5, B5, B6, Executive

  • Paper Compatibility

    Plain, Heavy, Recycled, Transparency, Label, Envelope, Index

  • Maximum Paper Size Up to Legal
  • Output Tray Capacity

    100 sheets (face down)

  • Physical Dimensions

    15.4" (W) x 14.6" (D) x 12.3" (H)

  • Buffer/Ram

    256 MB (Shared)

  • Paper-Feed Method

    35-sheet simplex

  • Languages

    English, French, Spanish, Portuguese

  • Weight25.4 lbs. (w/o cartridge) 
    26.7 lbs. (w/cartridge)
  • Power Consumption Max: Approx. 1,190W, Approx. 500w (during operation), Approx. 5.4w (standby), Approx. 2.0w (energy saver)
  • Warranty

    1 year limited exchange/carry-in warranty (Extended warranty available)11

  • Software Included

    Printer driver, Fax driver, Scanner driver, MF Toolbox, AddressBookTool, Presto! PageManager, SSID Tool, Toner Status

  • 1. Print speed is based on internal testing. Print speed may vary depending on the number of copies selected, as well as on the settings for size, type and orientation of paper.

    2. May vary depending on the output environment.

    3. Letter size, after being restored from energy saver mode.

    4. The Public Switched Telephone Network currently supports fax modem speeds of 28.8 Kbps or lower, depending on telephone line conditions. Sending and receiving fax machines need to conform to ITU-T v.34 guidelines.

    5. Based on ITU-T #1 Chart (standard mode).

    6. Based on 20 lb. bond paper.

    7. Wireless performance may vary based on terrain and distance between the printer and wireless network clients.

    8. Canon PRINT Business is a new app, available free on the App StoreSM and Google Play™ Store; compatible with iPhone® 6 Plus, iPhone® 6, iPhone® 5S, iPhone® 5C, iPhone® 5, iPhone® 4S, iPhone® 4, iPad Air® 2, iPad Air®, iPad® 4, iPad® 3, iPad® 2, original iPad®, iPad mini™, iPad mini™ Retina, iPad mini™ 3 devices running iOS versions 7.0 - 8.0. Supports AndroidTM Tablets and Phones running OS versions 4.0 - 5.0. Canon PRINT Business combines the functions of the Canon Mobile Printing App and the Canon Mobile Scanning for Business App into one, streamlining both apps and adding new features and functionality for business users of all types, from small or home offices to large enterprises. Users of Canon Mobile Printing can simply update the app to use Canon PRINT Business. Users who have installed Canon Mobile Scanning for Business should install Canon PRINT Business on their compatible device. After Canon PRINT Business is installed, users can re-register their Canon Mobile Scanning for Business device list and local documents.
    Android is a trademark of Google Inc. App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc. iPhone, iPad Air, iPad, iPad mini, are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. iOS is a trademark or registered trademark of Cisco in the United States and other countries and is used under license.

    9. AirPrint functionality requires an iPad, iPad Mini, iPad 2, the new iPad, iPhone 3GS or later, or iPod touch 3rd generation or later device running iOS 4.2 or later, and an AirPrint-enabled printer connected to the same network as your iOS device. A printer connected to the USB port of your Mac, PC, AirPort Base Station, or Time Capsule is not supported.

    10. Mopria Print Service, available for free at the Google Play Store, requires a compatible Android KitKat 4.4 smartphone or tablet. The printer must be either wirelessly connected to the network router or with an Ethernet cable. The mobile device and printer must be connected to the same network.

    11. Warranty program is subject to certain conditions and restrictions. See the warranty card for details.