General Specifications

Printing resolution (dpi)

9600* (horizontal) x 2400 (vertical)

* Ink droplets can be placed with a pitch of 1/9600 inch at minimum.


USB Port:

Hi-Speed USB *1

USB Flash Drive Port:

Bluetooth v2.0 (Option) *2*3

USB flash drive

LAN Port:

Wired LAN: 100BASE-TX/10BASE-T

Wireless LAN: IEEE802.11n/IEEE802.11g/IEEE802.11b *4

*1 A computer that complies with Hi-Speed USB standard is required. Since the Hi-Speed USB interface is fully upwardly compatible with USB 1.1, it can be used at USB 1.1.

*2 Maximum speed: 1.44 Mbps

*3 Bluetooth connection is for printing only.

*4 Setup possible through Standard setup, WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) or WCN (Windows Connect Now).

Print width

8 inches/203.2 mm

(for Borderless Printing: 8.5 inches/216 mm)

Operating environment

Temperature: 5 to 35 °C (41 to 95 °F)

Humidity: 10 to 90 % RH (no condensation)

Storage environment

Temperature: 0 to 40 °C (32 to 104 °F)

Humidity: 5 to 95 % RH (no condensation)

Power supply

AC 100-240 V, 50/60 Hz

Power consumption

Printing (Copy): Approx. 17 W

Standby (minimum): Approx. 1.0 W (MX924/MX925: Approx. 1.1 W) *1*2

OFF: Approx. 0.4 W *1

*1 USB connection to PC

*2 The wait time for standby cannot be changed.

External dimensions

Approx. 19.4 (W) x 15.6 (D) x 9.1 (H) inches

Approx. 491 (W) x 396 (D) x 231 (H) mm

* With the Paper Output Tray retracted.


Approx. 11.7 kg (Approx. 25.7 lb)

* With the Print Head and ink tanks installed.

Print Head/Ink

Total 5120 nozzles (PgBK 1024 nozzles, Y/DyeBK each 512 nozzles, C/M each 1536 nozzles)

ADF capacity

A4 or Letter size: max. 35 sheets (20 lb/75 g /m2 paper), up to 0.20 inches/5 mm in height

Legal size: max. 30 sheets (20 lb/75 g /m2 paper), up to 0.16 inches/4 mm in height

Other sizes: 1 sheet

Copy Specifications

Multiple copy

max. 99 pages

Intensity adjustment

9 positions, Auto intensity (AE copy)


25 % - 400 % (1 % unit)

Scan Specifications

Scanner driver

TWAIN 1.9 Specification/WIA (for Windows 8/Windows 7/Windows Vista/Windows XP)

Maximum scanning size

Platen Glass: A4/Letter, 8.5" x 11.7"/216 x 297 mm

ADF: A4/Letter/Legal, 8.5" x 14.0"/216 x 356 mm

Scanning resolution

Optical resolution (horizontal x vertical) max: 2400 x 4800 dpi *1

Interpolated resolution max: 19200 x 19200 dpi *2

*1 Optical Resolution represents the maximum sampling rate based on ISO 14473.

*2 Increasing the scanning resolution will limit the maximum possible scanning area.

Gradation (Input/Output)

Gray: 16 bit/8 bit

Color: 48 bit/24 bit (RGB each 16 bit/8 bit)

Fax Specifications

Applicable line

Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN)

Communication mode

Super G3, G3

Data compressing system

Black: MH, MR, MMR

Color: JPEG

Modem speed

max. 33.6 kbps

(Automatic fallback)

Transmission speed

Black: Approx. 3 seconds/page at 33.6 kbps

(Based on ITU-T No.1 chart for US specifications and Canon FAX Standard chart No.1 for others, both in standard mode.)

Color: Approx. 1 minute/page at 33.6 kbps

(Based on Canon COLOR FAX TEST SHEET.)


Black: 256 levels

Color: 24 bit Full Color (RGB each 8 bit)

Density adjustment

3 levels


Transmission/reception: approx. 250 pages

(Based on ITU-T No.1 chart for US specifications and Canon FAX Standard chart No.1 for others, both in standard mode.)

Fax resolution

Black Standard: 203 pels/inch x 98 lines/inch (8 pels/mm x 3.85 lines/mm)

Black Fine, Photo: 203 pels/inch x 196 lines/inch (8 pels/mm x 7.70 lines/mm)

Black Extra fine: 300 x 300 dpi

Color: 200 x 200 dpi


Automatic dialing

- Coded speed dial (max. 100 destinations)

- Group dial (max. 99 destinations)

Regular dialing (with Numeric buttons)

Automatic redialing

Manual redialing (with the Redial/Pause button: max. 10 destinations)


Activity report (after every 20 transactions)

Sequential broadcasting (max. 101 destinations)

Rejected numbers (max. 10 destinations)

Network Specifications

Communication protocol


Wired LAN

Supported Standards: IEEE802.3u (100BASE-TX)/IEEE802.3 (10BASE-T)

Transfer speed: 10 M/100 Mbps (auto switching)

Wireless LAN

Supported Standards: IEEE802.11n/IEEE802.11g/IEEE802.11b

Frequency bandwidth: 2.4 GHz

Channel: 1-11 or 1-13

* Frequency bandwidth and available channels differ depending on country or region.

Transfer speed (Standard value):

IEEE802.11n: max. 150 Mbps

IEEE802.11g: max. 54 Mbps

IEEE802.11b: max. 11 Mbps

* These values are a theoretical maximum transmission speed between the printer and an equivalent network device, and do not indicate the actual transmission speed obtained.

Communication distance: Indoors 164 feet/50 m

* Effective range varies depending on the installation environment and location.


WEP (64/128 bits)




Standard setup

WPS (Push button configuration/PIN code method)


Other Features: Administration password

Minimum System Requirements

Conform to the operating system's requirements when higher than those given here.


Operating System

Windows 8

Windows 7, Windows 7 SP1

Windows Vista SP1, Vista SP2

Windows XP SP3 32-bit only

Refer to the Canon web site for details on operation with Windows RT.


Internet Explorer 8 or later

Hard Disk Space

3 GB

Note: For bundled software installation.

The necessary amount of hard disk space may be changed without notice.

CD-ROM Drive



XGA 1024 x 768

Mac OS

Operating System

Mac OS X v10.6.8 or later


Safari 5 or later

Hard Disk Space

1.5 GB

Note: For bundled software installation.

The necessary amount of hard disk space may be changed without notice.

CD-ROM Drive



XGA 1024 x 768

Mobile Printing Capability

Apple AirPrint

Google Cloud Print

 Windows: Operation can only be guaranteed on a computer with Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista or Windows XP pre-installed.

 Windows: Internet Explorer 7, 8 or 9 is required to install Easy-WebPrint EX.

Easy-WebPrint EX for Internet Explorer 9 can be downloaded from the Canon web site.

 Windows: Some functions may not be available with Windows Media Center.

 Windows: .NET Framework 4 or 4.5 must be installed to use the Windows software.

 Windows: XPS Essentials Pack is required to print on Windows XP.

 Mac OS: Hard Disk must be formatted as Mac OS Extended (Journaled) or Mac OS Extended.

 Mac OS: For Mac OS, an internet connection is required during software installation.

 Windows: The TWAIN driver (ScanGear) is based on the TWAIN 1.9 Specification and requires the Data Source Manager bundled with the operating system.

Specifications are subject to change without notice.

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