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Canon i-SENSYS MF9170

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 reviews of Canon i-SENSYS MF9170. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. People really like the connectivity. The size is also appreciated. There are some negative views about the usability and price.

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On average, users rate this product 80/100.

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May, 2018

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Canon i-SENSYS MF9170


Canon i-SENSYS MF9170 - multifunction ( colour ) Device Type Fax / copier / printer / scanner Copier Type Digital Fax Type Super G3 - plain paper Dimensions (WxDxH) 54.6 cm x 52.7 cm x 63.2 cm Weight 44 kg Printing Technology Laser ( colour ) Monthly...

Super G3 fax modem, 300 - speed dials and 1000 - page * fax memory

Value for Money Expensive

Apr, 2009

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Looks good but slow, missing features & poor Mac support


We have had this printer for about 8 months. Although the specs look good and functionality is great for the size of machine, it is missing some key features, especially around paper handling (cannot use custom size in drawers, no option to...

Product Specifications


Energy Star certified: Yes


Copy speed (normal quality, black, A4):21
Copy speed (normal quality, color, A4):21
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
PC free copying: Yes
Time to first copy (black, normal):12.5


Built-in display:Y
Display Diagonal:3.5

Energy Management

Power consumption (active):1210 / 470
Power consumption (off):1.2
Power consumption (standby):35
Power consumption (typical):1210 / 470


Fax broadcasting:301
Fax forwarding: Yes
Fax memory:1000
Fax speed (A4):3
Fax speed dialing (max numbers):200, 300 / 300
Fax speed dialing, max numbers:200, 300 / 300
Modem Speed:33.6
Send to fax (via Internet):Y

Input Capacity

Auto document feeder (ADF) input capacity:50
Multi-Purpose Tray capacity:100
Standard input capacity:250


Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Supported network protocols (IPv4):TCP/IP
Wi-Fi: No

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 80
Operating relative humidity range:20 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):10 - 32
Operating temperature range (T-T):10 - 32

Other Features

All-in-One Functions:Copy, Fax, Scan
Color all-in-one functions:Copy, Print, Scan / Print / Print, Scan
Compatible operating systems:Win 2000, Server 2003, Server 2008, XP, Vista\nMac X 10.2.8-10.5.x\nLinux / Windows 2000/Server 2003/ Server 2008/ XP/ Vista\nMac OS X 10.2.8-10.5.x\nLinux / Windows 2000/Server 2003/ Server 2008/ XP/ Vista\nMac OS X version 10.2.8-10.5\nLinux / Windows 2000/Server 2003/Server 2008/XP/Vista\nMac OS X version 10.2.8-10.5.x\nLinux
Dimensions (WxDxH):21.5 x 20.7 x 24.9 / 21.5 x 44.9 x 31.2
Emulations:UFRII-LT, PCL5c, PCL6
Image scaling/enlargement range:50 - 200%
Modem Type:Super G3
Network ready: Yes
Networking features:Fast Ethernet
Power Requirements:220-240V, 50/60Hz
Power supply type:220 - 240V
Print margin bottom (A4):0.197
Print margin left (A4):0.197
Print margin right (A4):0.197
Print margin top (A4):0.197
Print technology resolution:2400 x 600
Product dimensions when open (WxDxH):21.5 x 20.7 x 24.9
Scan file formats:PDF, TIFF
Standard input trays:250
Standard media sizes:A4, A5, B5
Supported media weight(s):50/176

Output Capacity

Maximum output capacity:250
Standard output capacity:250

Paper Handling

Auto Document Feeder (ADF) media weight:50 - 105
Envelopes sizes:DL
ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A4, A5 / A4, A5, A6
ISO B-series sizes (B0...B9):B5
Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4
Maximum print area:A4 (210 x 297 mm) / Legal (216 x 356 mm)
Maximum print size:A4 (210 x 297 mm) / Legal (216 x 356 mm)
Media weight (tray 1):60 - 120 g/m²
Multi-Purpose Tray media weight:60 - 176
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
Duplex functions:Copy / copy, print
Economical printing: Yes
Faxing:Mono / Mono faxing
Maximum duty cycle:65000
Number of print cartridges:4
Print technology:Laser
Printing:Colour printing
Scanning:Colour scanning / Mono scanning

Ports & interfaces

Direct printing: Yes
Standard interfaces:USB 2.0
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2


Power consumption (average operating):1210, 470 / 470, 1210
Power consumption (off):1.2
Power consumption (standby):35


Maximum Resolution:2400 x 600
Print quality (color, normal quality):2400 x 600 / 600 x 600
Print resolution (color, normal quality):2400 x 600 / 600 x 600
Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):21
Print speed (color, normal quality, A4/US Letter):21
Standard printer languages:UFRII-LT
Warm-up time:60


Gray scale levels:256
Input color depth:24
Input colour depth:24
Optical scanning resolution:600 x 600
Scan technology:CCD
Scan type:Flatbed
Scanner Type:Flatbed
Send to email (Digital Sender):SMTP, POP3, i-Fax / Y
Send to other application:FTP, SMB

Sound Emission

Noise level (idle):43
Print noise level:67
Printing noise level:67


Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:CF, miniSD, MS Duo, MS Pro, MS PRO Duo, SD, SDHC / Microdrive, miniSD
Internal memory:512

System Requirements

Mac compatibility: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Weight:1552.1 / 9.7 / 97