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Canon imageCLASS MF8080CW

alaTest has collected and analyzed 36 reviews of Canon imageCLASS MF8080CW. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. People really like the noise and size. The print quality and usability are also mentioned favorably, but reviews about the durability and multifunction are mixed. The paper handling and performance get critical views.

price, usability, print quality, size, noise

performance, paper handling

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Canon imageCLASS MF8080CW is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Canon imageCLASS MF8080CW from The average user rating for this product is 2.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Printers on Opinions about the print quality and performance are generally positive. Reviews are divided on the price, while there are some negative comments about the multifunction.

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This summary is based on the products: Canon i-SENSYS MF8080Cw Multifunction Colour Laser PrinterCanon i-SENSYS MF8080Cw Multifunction Colour Laser Printer

May, 2018

Expert review by : Trusted Reviews (

Canon i-SENSYS MF8080Cw


A big, but oddly specified, SOHO, colour laser multifunction, the Canon i-SENSYS MF8080Cw prints well, but is slow and needs frequent paper fills.

Dedicated scan destinations, Front USB socket, Dedicated Eco-copy key

Slow black and colour print, Low-capacity paper tray, No duplex print

Aug, 2012

Expert review by : Jon L Jacobi (

Canon i-SENSYS MF8080Cw review


After a couple of hours of enduring this multifunction printer's lack of automatic duplexing, sluggish speed, and other drawbacks, however, you'll understand why it's so inexpensive. And your first trip to the store for consumables will provide another...

The Canon i-SENSYS MF8080Cw's lack of automatic duplexing, its weak grayscale graphics, and its frustratingly long delay in producing the first page of any print job are good reasons to check the competition for a better deal. But most MFPs in this...

Nov, 2011

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Sloooowww printing


We've had this for about three months. It just took 19 minutes to print a 12 page Word document that was just text. It has always been this slow.

Small Footprint

Slow Print Speed

Aug, 2012

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Solid Dependability in my home office


After1 week, I only have positive experiences to share. This device has been easy to set up with 4 computers on my wireless home network, Connections are immediate and continuous with a variety of Windows OS versions. Because I had exemplary service...

Apr, 2012

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Not a reliable wireless printer


I am sorry to say that the imageCLASS MF8080Cw is constantly losing its wireless connection to my computer. This has become very frustrating and disappointing. Thanks to the Canon support team, I can easily re-connect, but having to do so just about...

Mar, 2012

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A Very Good Machine


The Canon ImageCLASS MF8080Cw is a very good multifunction laser printer .My one frustration is that I have had some problems with losing the wireless connection with my computer, which is a McBookPro, but having talked with Canon technicians, I now...

best techical support ever., excellent prints copies and scans

sometimes lose wireless connection

Mar, 2012

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MF8080CW Canon Color Imageclass


The fax on this machine when set to auto answer has trouble recognizing a phone call from a fax call. As a result within 30 seconds up to 3 minutes your phone calls get cut off as the machine thinks it is a fax call. Very annoying and Canon have...

Jan, 2012

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Canon Color imageCLASS MF8080Cw Color Laser Multifunction Printer


I love this Color Printer. It has great quality of printing and is quiet fast. The shipment of the printer was in a decent time. The price considering it's color is not bad. The prices have been coming down. I would definately give it FIVE STARS!!!!! I...

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Great product, very user friendly, easy set up. Love using it his printer

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MF8080Cw Laser Printer funtions as advertised.


Product Specifications


Energy Star certified:No / Yes


Copier resize:25 - 400
Copy speed (black, draft, A4):22.5
Copy speed (color, draft, A4):29.3
Copy speed (normal quality, black, A4):12
Copy speed (normal quality, color, A4):8
Maximum copy resolution:600 x 600
Maximum number of copies:99
N-in-1 copy function (N=):2, 4 / 4
N-in-1 copy function (N=):2, 4 / 4
N-in-1 function (N=):2, 4 / 4
Time to first copy (black, normal):22.5
Time to first copy (color, normal):29.3


Color of product:White


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

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220 - 240
Input frequency:50/60
Input Voltage:220 - 240
Power consumption (off):2.2
Power consumption (PowerSave):2.2
Power consumption (standby):15
Power consumption (typical):900


Auto-redialing: Yes
Distinctive ring: Yes
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):181
Fax speed dialing, max numbers:181
Fax transmission speed:3
Group dial:199
Modem Speed:33.6
Speed dialing: Yes

Input Capacity

Auto document feeder (ADF) input capacity:50
Multi-Purpose Tray capacity:1
Number of standard paper trays:2
Paper input type:Cassette / Cassette, Manual / Cassette, Manual, Paper tray
Standard input capacity:150 / 200


Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g

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:Copy, Fax, Print, Scan / Copy, Print, Scan / Print, Scan
Compatible operating systems:Windows 2000, Server 2003, Server 2008, Server 2008 R2, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Mac OS X 10.4.9- 10.7.x, Linux / Windows 2000/Server 2003¹/ Server 2008¹/Server 2008 R2/ XP/ Vista/ 7\nMac OS X version 10.4.9- 10.7.x\nLinux / Windows 2000\nWindows Server 2003\nWindows Server 2008\nWindows Server 2008 R2\nWindows XP\nWindows Vista\nWindows 7\nMac OS X v10.4.9- 10.7.x\nLinux
Connectivity Technology:Wired & Wireless
Dimensions (WxDxH):16.9 x 19.1 x 16.9
Network ready: Yes
Network standard:IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u
Networking features:Fast Ethernet / Fast Ethernet, WLAN
Networking standards:IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.3,IEEE 802.3u
Speed dialing: Yes
Wireless technologies:Wired & Wireless
Wireless Technology:Wi-Fi

Output Capacity

Standard output capacity:125

Paper Handling

Auto Document Feeder (ADF) media weight:50 - 105
Custom media length:5 - 14
Custom media width:3 - 8.5
Envelopes sizes:10, B5, C5, DL / 7 3/4, 10, C5, C6, DL
ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A4, A5
ISO B-series sizes (B0...B9):B5 / B5, B6
Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4
Maximum print area:215 x 355 mm / Legal (216 x 356 mm)
Maximum print size:215 x 355 mm / Legal (216 x 356 mm)
Multi-Purpose Tray media weight:60 - 220
Non-ISO print media sizes:Executive, Index card, Legal, Letter, Statement / Executive, Legal, Letter, Statement
Standard tray media types:Card stock, Coated paper, Envelopes, Labels, Plain paper, Recycled paper, Transparencies / Card stock, Coated paper, Envelopes, Plain paper, Recycled paper, Transparencies / Coated paper, Envelopes, Heavy paper, Labels, Plain paper, Recycled paper, Transparencies / Coated paper, Envelopes, Labels, Plain paper, Recycled paper, Transparencies / Plain Paper
Standard tray media weight:60 - 220


Copying:Colour copying / Mono copying
Digital sender:N
Duplex functions: No
Faxing:Colour faxing / Mono faxing
Maximum duty cycle:30000
Number of print cartridges:4
Print technology:Laser
Printing:Colour printing
Printing colors:Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow
Scanning:Colour scanning

Ports & interfaces

Direct printing:No / Yes
Standard interfaces:Ethernet, USB 2.0, Wireless LAN / USB 2.0
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220 - 240
Power consumption (average operating):900
Power consumption (off):2.2
Power consumption (PowerSave):2.2
Power consumption (standby):15


Maximum Resolution:2400 x 600
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):12
Print speed (color, normal quality, A4/US Letter):8
Standard printer languages:UFRII-LT
Time to first page (black, normal):22
Time to first page (color, normal):28.5
Warm-up time:30


Document formats supported:PDF
Gray scale levels:256
Image formats supported:JPG, TIF
Input color depth:24
Input colour depth:24
Maximum scan area:8.5 x 14 / A0.157 / Letter (216 x 297)
Maximum scan resolution:9600 x 9600
Optical scanning resolution:600 x 600
Output color depth:24
Output colour depth:24
Scan drivers:TWAIN, WIA
Scan to:USB
Scan type:ADF / Flatbed & ADF
Scanner Type:ADF / Flatbed & ADF


Bundled software:Presto! Page Manager\nMF Toolbox\nRemote User Interface (RUI)\nDepartment ID Management
Drivers included: Yes
Linux operating systems supported: Yes
Mac operating systems supported:Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger, Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion / Yes
Server operating systems supported:Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows operating systems supported:Windows 2000, Windows 2000 Professional, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Business x64, Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Home Basic x64, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Home Premium x64, Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows Vista Ultimate x64, Windows XP Home, Windows XP Home x64, Windows XP Professional, Windows XP Professional x64 / Yes

Sound Emission

Copying noise level:63.4
Noise level (idle):43
Print noise level:63.4
Printing noise level:63.4
Scanning noise level:63.4


Card reader integrated: No
Internal memory:128

System Requirements

Mac compatibility: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Weight:57.3 / 917.1