Canon i-SENSYS MF8450

i-SENSYS Laser Multifunction Printers


Canon i-SENSYS MF8450

The complete, compact and professional colour solution for small businesses

Give your small business a big advantage with professional colour output. This intelligent colour laser 4-in-1 offers powerful SEND functionality and auto duplexing in a robust, easy to use unit.


  • Colour laser multifunctional printer
  • 17ppm colour printing & copying
  • Quick First-Print & energy efficient
  • Network ready
  • Scan to email, network folder & USB memory key
  • 3.5 inch colour TFT display with Easy-Scroll Wheel
  • Double-sided print/copy/fax/scan

Detailed Features

4-in-1 convenience

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

Outstanding colour quality and pure black text

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

Save time, cut energy costs

With our Quick First-Print technologies there’s zero warm-up time, so no waiting. The unit springs into action the moment it’s needed. And with up to 17 ppm colour print or copy speeds, there’s also no waiting for jobs to complete. The i-SENSYS MF8450 is Energy Star certified and consumes only 1.2 watts in sleep mode.

Ultimate usability

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

Share productivity

Share printing, scanning and PC faxing (sending only) with this network ready unit. An intuitive setup wizard helps you get connected right away while the User ID management function restricts access to authorised staff only.

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.

Maximise productivity

Cut costs, save paper and produce professional documents with automatic 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) and 384 MB of shared memory, the i-SENSYS MF8450 handles the workloads of even the busiest small businesses.

Fast faxing

Fax documents fast and efficiently thanks to the Super G3 fax modem and 200 speed dials. Our Ultra High Quality technology ensures detailed documents are faxed perfectly.

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 17 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
Print Margins 5 mm-top, bottom, left and right
Toner Saver Mode Yes
Copy Speed Up to 17 cpm colour and mono (A4)
First Copy Output Time (FCOT) Approx. 16 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 TWAIN², WIA¹ ²
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. 199 dials / Max. 199 destinations
Sequential Broadcast Max. 201 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
Operating System Compatibility Windows 2000/Server 2003/ Server 2008/ XP/ Vista
Mac OS X version 10.2.8-10.5.x¹ ²
Linux¹ ³
Software and Printer Management NetSpot Device Installer, Remote User Interface (RUI), Department ID Management


Duty Cycle Max. 50,000 pages per month
Warm-up Time Approx. 60 seconds from power on
Memory 384 MB (shared)
Control Panel 3.5 inch 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 44 kg
Operating Environment Temperature: 10 to 32ºC (50 to 86ºF)
Humidity: 20 to 80% RH (no condensation)
Power Source 220-240V (±10%) 50/60Hz (±2Hz)
Power Consumption Maximum: Approx.1210 W
Active: Approx. 410 W
Standby: Approx. 33 W
Sleep mode: Approx. 1.2 W ¹
Typical Electricity Consumption (TEC): 2.802 kWh/week
Noise Levels Sound Pressure¹:
Active: 66 dB(A) or less
Standby: 43 dB(A) or less


Cartridges Cartridge 711 Black (6,000 pages)¹
Cartridge 717 Cyan (4,000 pages)¹
Cartridge 717 Magenta (4,000 pages)¹
Cartridge 717 Yellow (4,000 pages)¹


Items CST.FEEDING UNIT-AC1 (500 sheet cassette)
HANDSET-J1 (Telephone handset)
Compatibility ¹ Web distribution only
² 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 Web distribution only
² Scanning is not supported
³ The print driver will be released in approx. Sept 2009
Cartridges ¹ Based on 5% coverage
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 16 W
Noise Levels ¹ Declared noise emission in accordance with ISO 9296
  • All specifications subject to change without notice
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