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Canon i-SENSYS MF8030Cn

alaTest has collected and analyzed 24 reviews of Canon i-SENSYS MF8030Cn. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Comments about the print quality and price are on the whole positive. The usability and performance also get good views. There are some critical opinions about the noise.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Canon i-SENSYS MF8030Cn is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Canon i-SENSYS MF8030Cn from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Printers on People really like the price.


100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Canon 716 Cyan / Magenta / Yellow / Black Multipack - 4 Compatible Laser Toner Cartridges for I-Sensys LBP-5050 MF8030CN MF8050CN LBP-8050 LBP-8030 MFCanon 716 Cyan / Magenta / Yellow / Black Multipack - 4 Compatible Laser Toner Cartridges for I-Sensys LBP-5050 MF8030CN MF8050CN LBP-8050 LBP-8030 MF

Apr, 2018

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Great machine


Very simple to install and network. Excellent print quality.

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Overall a very good printer


Although this printer did not come with 64bit software (had to download)which was slightly strange as more and more windows software is now 64 bit. This was an easy to install printer. There a a few "quirkes" when using the scan function for the first...

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Excellent MFD


Easy to setup except you have to download the 64bit driver from the website.Good print quality.Easy to use as a copier.Various options when it comes to scanning.

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Mostly very good


Well priced multifunction that performs well. Not superfast, but OK for most uses, and very high quality results. Literature and cd-sourced manual are minimal, and none too helpful. Printer menu is also confusing and awkward to negotiate. But on...

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Canon i-SENSYS MF8030Cn


it's a great printer, but like so many things, they are Mac compatible, but not Mac friendly. No software provided in the box, the CD rom won't run either.After the moan Canon have a good download centre, and the machine now does everything i want it...

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Driver took some sorting, but fine now


Lightening quick delivery and a very nice piece of mnachinery. My only niggle is that the driver disk which came packed wouldnt work on Vista, so I had to spend a few hours downloading the drivers before I could get it to work at all. I did email...

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A good multi-function system, but not great for Macs


A good, efficient mulit-function machine.

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What a struggle!


Printer refuses to work properly. Scans okay but the print image is just a shadow. Canon 0844 3690100 said shake the cartridges - I gave them a really going over, but no improvement. I think something's wrong. Like others the Macintosh OS is beyond...

Product Specifications


Copy speed (normal quality, black, A4):12
Copy speed (normal quality, color, A4):8
Maximum copy resolution:600 x 600
Time to first copy (black, normal):23



Energy Management

Power consumption (standby):16

Input Capacity

Standard input capacity:150


Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Supported network protocols (IPv4):10Base-T/100Base-TX
Wi-Fi: No

Operational Conditions

Non-operating relative humidity (non-condensing):20 - 80
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, Scan / Copy, Scan
Color all-in-one functions:Copy, Print, Scan / Print
Compatible operating systems:Win 2000, Server 2003, Server 2008, XP, Vista\nMac OS X 10.4.9- 10.5 / Windows 2000/Server 2003/ Server 2008/ XP/ Vista\nMac OS X version 10.4.9- 10.5.x
Dimensions (WxDxH):16.9 x 19.1 x 16.9
Networking features:10Base-T/100Base-TX
Power Requirements:100-240V, 50/60Hz
Power supply type:220-240V (50/60Hz)
Standard input trays:150

Output Capacity

Standard output capacity:125

Paper Handling

Envelopes sizes:DL
ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A4, A5
ISO B-series sizes (B0...B9):B5
Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4
Maximum print area:A4 / Letter (216 x 297 mm)
Maximum print size:A4 / Letter (216 x 297 mm)
Media weight (tray 1):60 - 163 g/m²
Non-ISO print media sizes:Executive, Legal, Letter / Executive, Legal, Letter, Statement
Standard tray media types:Envelopes, Labels, Plain paper, Recycled paper, Transparencies


Copying:Colour copying / Mono copying
Digital sender:N
Faxing:Mono faxing / N
Maximum duty cycle:30000
Print technology:Laser
Printing:Colour printing
Scanning:Colour scanning / Mono scanning

Ports & interfaces

Standard interfaces:USB 2.0


Power consumption (average operating):900
Power consumption (standby):16


Maximum Resolution:2400 x 600
Print margins (top, bottom, right, left):0.197
Print quality (color, normal quality):600 x 600
Print resolution (color, normal quality):600 x 600
Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):12 / 8
Print speed (color, normal quality, A4/US Letter):12 / 8
Standard printer languages:UFRII-LT
Warm-up time:30


Gray scale levels:256
Input color depth:24
Input colour depth:24
Maximum scan resolution:9600 x 9600

Sound Emission

Noise level (idle):50
Print noise level:63.4
Printing noise level:63.4


Internal memory:128

System Requirements

Mac compatibility: Yes

Weight & Dimensions