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Canon i-SENSYS MF5940dn

Canon i-SENSYS MF5940dn
alaScore 82

16 reviews

May, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 reviews of Canon i-SENSYS MF5940dn. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. People really like the paper handling. The performance is also mentioned favorably.

usability, performance, paper handling

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Canon i-SENSYS MF5940dn is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Canon i-SENSYS MF5940dn from The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Printers on Reviewers really like the usability.


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May, 2018

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Canon i-SENSYS MF5940DN


fast easy to setup on network one you get the latest drivers from canon

Jun, 2013

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fast ; easy to setup on network one you get the latest drivers from canon

May, 2013

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Great machine


Bought this because of the spec and previous good experiences with Canon kit (cameras and inkjets). Pleased I did.It proved easy to set up and produces excellent results without fuss. Very pleased to have the range of options to copy and scan...

Product Specifications


Energy Star certified: Yes


Copier resize:25 - 400
Copy speed (normal quality, black, A4):33
Maximum copy resolution:600 x 600
Maximum number of copies:99
N-in-1 copy function (N=):4
N-in-1 copy function (N=):4
N-in-1 function (N=):4
Time to first copy (black, normal):8
Time to first copy (color, normal):8


Color of product:White


Built-in display:Y
Display number of lines:5

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220 - 240
Energy saving mode:No / Yes
Input frequency:50/60
Input Voltage:220 - 240
Power consumption (standby):9
Power consumption (typical):1200


Error Correction Mode (ECM): Yes
Fax broadcasting:210
Fax dual access: Yes
Fax forwarding: Yes
Fax memory:512
Fax resolution:200 x 100 / 400 x 400
Fax resolution (black & white):200 x 100 / 400 x 400
Fax Speed:3
Fax speed dialing (max numbers):200
Fax speed dialing, max numbers:200
Fax transmission speed:3
Group dial:199
Modem Speed:33.6
Speed dialing: Yes

Input Capacity

Auto document feeder (ADF) input capacity:50
Maximum input capacity:500
Multi-Purpose Tray capacity:50
Number of standard paper trays:1
Paper input type:Cassette, Paper tray
Standard input capacity:250


Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Wi-Fi: No

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 80
Operating relative humidity range:20 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):10 - 30
Operating temperature range (T-T):10 - 30

Other Features

All-in-One Functions:Copy, Fax, Print, Scan
Color all-in-one functions:No / Scan
Color scanning: Yes
Compatible operating systems:Windows 2000, Server 2003, Server 2008, XP, Vista, 7, Mac OS X 10.4.9-10.7.x, Linux / Windows 2000, Server 2003, Server 2008, XP, Vista, 7,\nMac OS X 10.4.9-10.7.x, Linux / Windows 2000, Server 2003,Server 2008,XP,Vista,7, \nMac OS X 10.4.9-10.7.x, Linux
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Dimensions (WxDxH):15.4 x 18.6 x 17
Duplex (double-sided): Yes
Duplex printing: Yes
Network ready: Yes
Networking features:Ethernet, Fast Ethernet / Fast Ethernet
Speed dialing: Yes
Wireless technologies:Wired

Output Capacity

Standard output capacity:150

Paper Handling

Auto Document Feeder (ADF) media weight:50 - 105
Custom media length:5 - 14
Custom media width:2.99 - 8.5
Duplex media weight:64 - 105
Envelopes sizes:10, B5, C5, DL
ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A4, A5
ISO B-series sizes (B0...B9):B5, B6
ISO C-series sizes (C0...C9):C5
Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4
Maximum print area:Legal (216 x 356 mm)
Maximum print size:Legal (216 x 356 mm)
Multi-purpose Tray media types:Bond paper, Heavyweight paper
Multi-Purpose Tray media weight:60 - 190
Non-ISO print media sizes:Executive, Index card, Legal, Letter / Executive, Legal, Letter
Standard tray media types:Envelopes, Labels, Plain paper, Recycled paper, Transparencies
Standard tray media weight:60 - 128


All-In-One-multitasking: Yes
Copying:Mono copying
Digital sender:N
Duplex functions:Copy, Fax, Print / Copy, Fax, Print, Scan
Economical printing: Yes
Faxing:Mono faxing
Maximum duty cycle:1500 / 15000
Number of print cartridges:2
Print technology:Laser
Printing:Mono printing
Printing colors:Black
Scanning:Colour scanning / Mono scanning

Ports & interfaces

Standard interfaces:Ethernet, RJ-11, USB 2.0 / Ethernet, USB 2.0
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220 - 240
Energy saving mode:N / Y
Power consumption (average operating):1200
Power consumption (standby):9


Maximum Resolution:1200 x 600 / 600 x 1200
Print margins (top, bottom, right, left):0.197
Print quality (color, normal quality):600 x 600
Print resolution (black, normal quality):600 x 600
Print resolution (color, normal quality):600 x 600
Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):33
Standard printer languages:PCL 5e, PCL 6, PostScript 3, UFRII-LT / PCL 5e, PCL 6, UFRII-LT
Time to first page (black, normal):8
Warm-up time:11


Gray scale levels:256
Image formats supported:JPG, TIF
Input color depth:24
Input colour depth:24
Maximum scan area:Legal (216 x 356)
Maximum scan resolution:9600 x 9600
Optical scanning resolution:600 x 600
Output color depth:24
Output colour depth:24
Scan to:E-mail, E-mail Server, Fax, USB / E-mail, File, USB
Scan type:Flatbed & ADF
Scanner Type:Flatbed & ADF


Bundled software:- Presto! Page Manager, MF Toolbox, Remote User Interface (RUI), Department ID Management
Drivers included: Yes

Sound Emission

Copying noise level:70.6
Duplex printing noise level:70.6
Noise level (idle):43
Print noise level:70.6
Printing noise level:70.6
Scanning noise level:70.6


Card reader integrated: No
Internal memory:256

System Requirements

Mac compatibility: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Weight:42.1 / 673.7