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Canon iR 5020i

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iR 5020i

Canon iR 5020i

Further Information

Establish new benchmarks of productivity with the 50ppm iR5020i. This MEAP enabled "do-it-all" system can meet your precise needs by allowing you to customise it with bespoke and/or off the shelf applications


  • Intelligent functionality - iSend, iReceive, iCopy
  • Enhanced secured control, tracking & printiing of documents
  • MEAP allows sophisticated customisation of your device
  • LDAP allows efficient management of email addresses
  • Smart software & service solutions

Detailed Features

Solutions For Every Need

The iR5020i combines scan, print, copy and communication functions in a cohesive whole. This unique capability revolutionises the distribution of emails, faxes and existing electronic files, enabling the organisation to cut down on forwarding, filing and paper costs.

Share Information Faster than Ever

The intelligent send functions fo the iR5020i cuts document distribution costs and increases productivity. In a single operation, documents can be scanned directly into the system and distributed digitally to a file server for storage, sent to a regularly used folder, indvidual email address or faxed.

LDAP Enhances Communication Capabilities Further

With MEAP, Intelligent Sending is even easier and more efficient, because the iR5020i supports LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol). This integrates the "send to email" function with your company address book, and enables more efficient managment of accessible email addresses.

Remote User Interface

Simplicity is extended to every network user through Canon's remote user interface. With its built-in web browser function, it allows instant and easy access to the iR5020i from every networked PC.

Professional Finishing And Advanced Options

With the advanced finishing options available you can sort, group and staple collate prints - or select saddle stitiching and V-folding for professional booklet production. A handy hole-punching unit can be added. Providing superior performance from start to finish.

Challenge Conventional Wisdom with MEAP

MEAP (Multifucntional Embedded Application Platform) is a unique platform designed to challenge conventional business wisdom - here is a way to deliver true customisation in an affordable and highly effective way.

Work The Way You Want

Canon is continously developing embedded applications to run on our MEAP enabled devices. We aim to offer an extensive range of applications not only through Canon business consultants but also through our partnerships with leading independent softwae companies and developers.

User Authentication Protocol

Enhanced protocols in the iR5020i have the ability to automatically identify and authenticate each user with your active directory service or NT domain for secure control, tracking and printing of importatn documents both internally and externally.

Product Specification


Type Digital multi-function system
Image Server Memory Standard 10GB HDD, 256MB
First-copy Time 3.8 seconds from platen glass
5.1 seconds from ADF
Warm-up Time 5 minutes or less
Originals Sheets, book, 3-dimensional items up to 2kg
Maximum Original Size A3
Copy Sizes Min. Copy Size - A5R
Max. Copy Size - A4
Mail Boxes Max. 100 supported
Resolution Copy/Scanning: 600 x 600dpi
Printing: 600 x 600dpi (2400 x 600dpi interpolated)
Halftone 256 gradations of gray
Engine Speeds 50ppm A4
Multiple Copies/Prints 1 to 999
Paper Supply 2 x Front loading tray: 1500 sheets
2 x Paper cassettes: 550 sheets
Bypass: 50 sheets
Paper Weights Cassette: 64-180gsm
Bypass: 64-200gsm
Dimensions 1153 x 643 x 743 mm (WxDxH)
Weight 210kg


Print Speed 50ppm A4
PDL Support PCL® 5e/PCL6/Postscript® 3™ emulation
Memory 256MB RAM
Hard Disk 10GB
Network OS Novell Netware v.3.2,4.1,4.11,4.2.5; Windows® 95/98/NT/2000/XP; Solaris 1.x,2.25 or later, Apple system 7.6 or higher


Topology Ethernet™ Token Ring™ (optional)
Protocol TCP/IP, IPX/SPX™, EtherTalk, SMB for printing


Sending Methods E-mail, iW document manager File Sever (FTP, SMB, NCP)
Address Book Capacity LDAP, and ad hoc entry and storage
File Format Single Page TIFF & PDF, multi-page TIFF & PDF
Sending Sizes A5-A3
Sending Resolution 100x100dpi, 200x100dpi, 200x200dpi, 300x300dpi, 200x400dpi, 400x400dpi, 600x600dpi


Tandem Copy Standard
Remote Copy Standard


Accessories Finisher F1, Saddle Finisher F2, Punching Unit A1/C1, Paper Deck G1, Shift Tray B1, Card Reader C1, Control Card Reader C1, Control Card Reader IV, Control Card IVN, Token Ring, USB Application, iR Security Kit, Document Tray
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