imageRUNNER ADVANCE C256/C356 III Series
Specifications

Specifications in detail

Main Unit

Machine type

A4 Colour Laser Multifunctional

Core functions

Print, Copy*, Scan*, Send*, Store and Optional Fax*

* Not applicable on C356P III Printer model

Processor

Canon Dual Custom Processor (Shared)

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) x1, USB 3.0 (Host) x1, USB 2.0 (Device) x1;
Optional: Serial Interface, Copy Control Interface

Paper-Supply-Capacity (A4, 80gsm)

Standard: 650 sheets
550-sheet cassette, 100-sheet Multi-purpose tray
Maximum: 2,300 sheets (with Cassette Feeding Unit-AK1)

Paper-Output-Capacity (A4, 80gsm)

Standard: 250 Sheets
Maximum: 500 Sheets (with Staple Finisher-Z1)

Finishing capabilities

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

Supported media types

Paper Cassette:
Thin, Plain, Recycled, Thick, Colour, Pre-punched, Bond, Envelope*
*Envelope supported via standard cassette only.

Multi-purpose tray:
Thin, Plain, Recycled, Thick, Colour, Pre-punched, Transparency, Label, Bond, Envelope

Supported media sizes

Cassette 1:
Standard size: A4, A5, A5R, A6, B5, Envelopes [No. 10(COM 10), Monarch, ISO-C5, DL]
Custom size: Min. 98.0 x 190.5 mm to 216.0 x 355.6 mm

Multi-purpose tray:
Standard size: A4, A5, A5R, A6, B5, Envelopes [No.10 (COM10), Monarch, ISO-C5, DL]
Custom Size: 98.0 x 148.0 mm to 216.0 x 355.6 mm
Envelope custom size: 98.0 x 148.0 mm to 216.0 x 355.6 mm

Supported media weights

Cassette: 60 to 163 gsm
Multi-purpose tray: 60 to 220 gsm
Duplex: 60 to 163 gsm

Warm-up Time

From Power On:
10 seconds or Less *

* Time from device power-on, until copy ready (not print reservation)

From Sleep Mode: 10 Seconds or Less
Quick Startup Mode: 4 seconds or less *

* Time from device power-on to when key orerations can be performed on the touch panel desplay.

Dimensions (W x D x H)

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

Installation Space (W x D)

Basic: 852 x 908 mm (with paper cassette open + Multi-purpose tray extended)
Fully Configured:1,407 x 908 mm (with Staple Finisher-Z1 + paper cassette open + Multi-purpose tray extended)

Weight

iR-ADV C356i III/C256i III: Approx. 49 kg (including toner)
iR-ADV C356P III: Approx. 42 kg (including toner)

Copy Specifications

Copy speed (BW/CL)

iR-ADV C356i III/C356P III
35/35 ppm (A4), 26/26 ppm (A5R), 61/61 ppm (A5)*, 23/23 ppm (A6)*

* Single-sided

iR-ADV C256i III
25/25 ppm (A4), 26/26 ppm (A5R), 46/46 ppm (A5)*, 23/23 ppm (A6)*

* Single-sided

First-Copy-Out Time (A4) (BW/CL)

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

Copy resolution (dpi)

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

Multiple Copies

Up to 999 copies

Copy Density

Automatic or Manual (9 Levels)

Magnification

25% - 400% (1% Increments)

Preset Reductions

25%, 50%, 70%

Preset Enlargements

141%, 200%, 400%

Basic Copy Features

Preset R/E Ratios by Area, Paper Setting, Previous Setting, Favourite Setting, Finishing, Two-Sided, Density Adjustment, Original Type Selection, Interrupt Mode, Setting Confirmation/Cancel

Special Copy Features

Two-sided Original, Finishing, Job Build, N on 1, Density Adjustment, Original Type Selection, Page Numbering, Copy Set Numbering, Sharpness, Erase Frame, Secure Watermark, Print Date, Shift, Job Done Notice, Copy ID Card, Skip Blank Pages, Detect Feeder Multi Sheet Feed

Scan Specifications

Selectable type

Single-pass Duplexing Automatic Document Feeder* [2-sided to 2-sided (Automatic with DADF)]

* Detect Feeder Multi Sheet Feed is supported.

Document Feeder Paper Capacity (80 gsm)

100 Sheets

Acceptable Originals and weights

Platen: Sheet, Book, 3-Dimensional Objects (Height: Up to 30 mm, Weight: up to 2kg)

Document Feeder media weight :
1-sided scanning: 42* to 128 gsm (BW), 64 to 128 gsm (CL)
2-sided scanning: 50 to 128 gsm (BW), 64 to 128 gsm (CL)

* A6: 50 to 128 gsm

Supported media sizes

Platen: max. scanning size: 216.0 x 355.6 mm
Document Feeder media size: A4, A5, A6, B5, Custom size: 105.0 x 148.0 mm to 216.0 x 355.6 mm

Scan Speed (ipm: BW/CL, A4)

Single-sided Scanning: 50 /50 (300 x 300 dpi), 50 /50 (300 x 600 dpi), 30 /30 (600 x 600 dpi)
Double-sided Scanning: 100 /100 (300 x 300dpi), 100 /100 (300 x 600 dpi), 50 /50 (600 x 600 dpi)

Scan Resolution (dpi)

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

Pull Scan Specifications

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

Scan Method

Send functionality available on all models
Scan to USB Memory Key: Available on all models

Scan to Mobile Devices and cloud-based services: A range of solutions is available to provide scanning to mobile devices or cloud-based services depending on your requirements. Please contact your sales representative for further information.
TWAIN/WIA Pull scanning available on all models

Send Specifications

Destination

E-mail/Internet FAX (SMTP), SMB v3.0, FTP, WebDAV, Mail Box, Super G3 FAX (Optional for iR-ADV C256i III/C356i III), IP Fax(Optional for iR-ADV C256i III/C356i III)

Address book

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

Send resolution (dpi)

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

Communication protocol

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

File Format

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

Universal Send Features

Original Type Selection, Two-sided Original, Density Adjustment, Sharpness, Erase Frame, Job Build, Sender's Name (TTI), Delayed Send, Preview, Job Done Notice, File Name, Subject/Message, Reply-to, E-mail Priority, TX Report, Original Content Orientation, Skip Blank Pages, Detect Feeder Multi Sheet Feed

Fax Specifications

Optional / Standard

Optional on iR-ADV C356i III/C256i III

Maximum Number of Connection Lines

2

Modem Speed

Super G3: 33.6 kbps
G3: 14.4 kbps

Compression Method

MH, MR, MMR, JBIG

Resolution (dpi)

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

Sending/Recording Size

A4, A5*, A6* and B5*

*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

Fax Features

Original Type Selection, Two-sided Original, Density (for Scanning), Sharpness, Erase Frame, Job Build, Sender's Name (TTI), Selecting the Telephone Line, Direct Send, Delayed Send, Preview, Job Done Notice, TX Report, Detect Feeder Multi Sheet Feed

Store Specifications

Mail Box (Number Supported)

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

Advanced Box

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

Advanced Box available disc space

Approx. 16GB (Standard HDD)

Advanced Space features

Authentication for Advanced Space Log-in, 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*, User Authentication, Department ID Authentication, Access Management System
Optional: My Print Anywhere secure print (Requires uniFLOW)

* No charge for this solution; however activation is required.

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, S/MIME

Document

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

Environmental Specifications

Operating Environment

Temperature: 10 to 30 ºC
Humidity: 20 to 80 % RH (Relative Humidity)

Power Source

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

Plug (Main Unit)

CEE 7/7 (230V)

Power Consumption

Maximum: Approx. 1,500 W
Printing: 575.4 W*1 (iR-ADV C356i III/ 256i III) [while ADF copying (color mode, duplex, with Cassette Feeding unit-AK1)]
488.5 W*1 (iR-ADV C356P III) [while LAN Print (color mode, duplex, with Cassette Feeding unit-AK1)]
Standby: Approx. 40.3 W*1
Sleep mode: Approx. 0.8 W*2
Plugin Off: Approx. 0.1 W*3

*1 Reference value: measured one unit
*2 0.8W sleep mode is not available in all circumstances due to certain settings.
*3 Reference value, Quick startup mode OFF

Noise levels (BW/CL)

Sound Power Level (LwAd)
Active(BW/CL): iR-ADV C356i III/C356P III: 71.8/71.8 dB or Less*1 , iR-ADV C256i III: 70.2/70.2 dB or Less*1
Standby: iR-ADV C356i III/ C256i III: 26 dB*2, iR-ADV-C356P III: 25 dB*2

Sound Pressure (LpAm)
Bystander's position: (2-sided/1-sided)
Active(BW): iR-ADV C356i III/C356P III: 52/52 dB*2, iR-ADV C256i III: 50/49 dB*2
Active(CL): iR-ADV C356i III: 52/53 dB*2, iR-ADV C356P III: 53/51 dB*2, iR-ADV C256i III: 50/50 dB*2
Standby: iR-ADV C356i III/C356P III 8 dB*2, iR-ADV C256i III: 8 dB*2

*1 DE-UZ205 (2017) compliant (*Data taken from Blue Angel Standard value)
*2 Reference value: measured only one unit with ISO7779, described with ISO9296 (1988)

Standards

Blue Angel

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 C/M/Y: 18,000 pages

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
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

Paper Supply options

CASSETTE MODULE-AE1

Paper Capacity: 550 sheets (80 gsm)
Paper Type: Thin, Plain, Recycled, Thick, Colour, Pre-punched, Bond
Paper Size: A4, A5, B5, Custom size: 98.0 x 190.5 mm to 216.0 x 355.6 mm
Paper Weight: 60 to 163 gsm
Power Source: From the Main Unit
Dimensions (W x D x H): 511 x 508 x 159 mm (attached to the main unit)
Weight: Approx. 10 kg

Cassette feeding unit-AJ1

Paper Capacity: 550 sheets (80 gsm)
Paper Type: Thin, Plain, Recycled, Thick, Colour, Pre-punched, Bond
Paper Size: A4, A5, B5, Custom size: 98.0 x 190.5 mm to 216.0 to 355.6 mm
Paper Weight: 60 to 163 gsm
Power Source: From the Main Unit
Dimensions (W x D x H): 511 x 508 x 425 mm (attached to the main unit)
Weight: Approx. 16 kg

Cassette feeding unit-AK1

Paper Capacity: 550 sheets x 3 (80 gsm)
Paper Type: Thin, Plain, Recycled, Thick, Colour, Pre-punched, Bond
Paper Size: A4, A5, B5, Custom size: 98.0 x 190.5 mm to 216.0 to 355.6 mm
Paper Weight: 60 to 163 gsm
Power Source: From the Main Unit
Dimensions (W x D x H): 511 x 508 x 425 mm (attached to the main unit)
Weight: Approx. 19 kg

Output Options

Staple Finisher-Z1 (external)

Number of Trays: 1
Tray Capacity: A4, A5, A5R, A6, B5: 500 sheets
Paper Weight: 60 to 220 gsm
Staple Position: Corner
Staple Capacity: 30 sheets (up to 105 gsm) [including 2 cover paper (up to 220 gsm)]
Power Source: From the Main Unit
Dimensions (W x D x H): 555* x 459 x 301 mm (attached to the Main unit)
Weight: Approx. 14 kg

Hardware Accessories

Card Readers

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-B2 - 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.

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

NFC KIT-C1 - NFC Kit is optional kit enabling the communication between 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)