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Canon ImageClass MF5730 multifunction

Canon ImageClass MF5730 multifunction
alaScore 72

12 reviews

Apr, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 reviews of Canon ImageClass MF5730 multifunction. The average rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the durability and reliability, but there are some negative views about the multifunction.

reliability, durability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Canon ImageClass MF5730 multifunction is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 72/100 = Good quality.

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Reliable and solid performer


Reliable and solid performer

Bulky machine. No fax

Oct, 2007

Consumer review (

Reliable and solid performer


I can count on this machine. Very few paper jams.

Bulky machine. No fax.

Oct, 2007

Consumer review (

Reliable and solid performer


I bought this item new for $172 plus shipping in June 2006. I have used it as a photocopier for probably fewer than 20 copies altogether. I have used it for light printing. I used up the starter toner cartridge (which I think was good for maybe 300 ...

I can count on this machine. Very few paper jams.

Bulky machine. No fax.

Oct, 2007

Consumer review (

Excellent basic photo printer


I can count on this machine. Very few paper jams.

Bulky machine. No fax.

Oct, 2007

Consumer review (

Horrendous multipurpose tray for envelope and check printing


build quality, reliability, scanning and printing quality.

Horrendous multifunction tray for envelope and check printing

Feb, 2007

Consumer review (

Specs great, reliability and service atrocious


Good imaging and scanning specs

Horrendous customer service, questionable reliability

Jan, 2007

Consumer review (

Canon imageCLASS® MF8180C Laser Printer


Good imaging and scanning specs

Horrendous customer service, questionable reliability

Jan, 2007

Product Specifications

Choose the imageCLASS MF5730 and combine 3 office functions into 1 convenient device you can count on. This compact multifunction unit makes it easy to manage your Print, Copy and Scan projects effectively and efficiently. Reduce wasted time in front of old, slow office machines with features like a 50-sheet Automatic Document Feeder, 250-sheet front-loading paper cassette and the Single Cartridge System. Load the originals in the document feeder and off they go. Your prints and copies will be made at up to a fast 21 pages-per-minute, with quality you can count on. When scanning documents, you will achieve remarkable tone-on-tone clarity with 1200 x 2400 dpi 48-bit CCD color scanning. Overall, your imageCLASS MF5730 will complete projects quicker with the USB 2.0 Hi-Speed interface. The imageCLASS MF5730 is a smart addition to any small office or workgroup and can further enhance its value when adding the optional network feature.


Automatic Duplexing: None
Copy speed (normal quality, black, A4):20
Max Copying Resolution B/W:600 x 600 dpi
Max Copying Speed B/W:20ppm/21ppm/21ppm / 20ppm
Maximum copy resolution:600 x 600

Dimensions & Weight

Weight:31.3lbs/31.3lbs / 31.5lbs/31.5lbs

Document & Media Handling

Max Copy Size:Legal (8.5 in x 14 in)
Standard Media Capacity:250sheets

Energy Management

Power consumption (PowerSave):7
Power consumption (standby):21
Power consumption (typical):650


Country Kits:Australia / New Zealand/Australia / New Zealand
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Canon ImageCLASS

Input Capacity

Maximum input capacity:250


Standard Memory:64MB


Microsoft Certification:Certified for Windows Vista
Vista Certification:Certified for Windows Vista


Ethernet LAN:N
Ethernet LAN connection: No
Wi-Fi: No

Office Machine

Copier Type:Digital
Functions:Copier / Printer / Scanner/Copier / Printer / Scanner
Printing Output Type:Monochrome
Printing Technology:Laser
Type:Printer / copier / scanner

Other Features

All-in-One Functions:Copy, Scan / Scan
Auto document feeder: supported media types and capacity:50
Color all-in-one functions: No
Compatible operating systems:MS Windows XP, MS Windows 2000, MS Windows ME, MS Windows 98 / MS Windows XP/2000/ME/98
Dimensions (WxDxH):1.91 x 1.64 x 1.74 / 19.1 x 16.4 x 17.4
Duplex supported media types and capacity:Envelopes, Plain paper
I/O ports:USB 2.0 / USB2.0 Hi-Speed
Image scaling/enlargement range:200
Media size (tray 1):216 x 356
Media types supported:A4, LTR, LGL, Envelope (COM10, Monarch, DL, ISO-5)
Print quality (black, normal quality):1200
Resolution (black and white, fine mode):1200
Standard media sizes:A4, LTR, LGL, Envelope / A4, LTR, LGL, Envelope (COM10, Monarch, DL, ISO-5)

Paper Handling

Envelopes sizes:DL
ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A4, A5
Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4
Maximum print area:A4 (210 x 297 mm)
Maximum print size:A4 (210 x 297 mm)
Media type and capacity (tray 1):Sheets
Non-ISO print media sizes:Legal, Letter
Standard tray media types:Plain Paper

PC Connectivity

PC Connection:Hi-Speed USB
PC Connection Availability: Yes


Copying:Mono copying / N
Digital sender:N
Duplex functions:Print
Print technology:Laser
Scanning:Mono scanning / N

Ports & interfaces

Direct printing: No
Standard interfaces:USB 2.0
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Power consumption (average operating):650
Power consumption (PowerSave):7
Power consumption (standby):21


Max Printing Speed B/W:20ppm/21ppm
Max Printing Speed B/W (ppm):20ppm/21ppm
Max Resolution B/W:1200 x 600 dpi
Maximum Resolution:600 x 600
Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):20


Gray scale levels:8
Input color depth:24 / 48
Input colour depth:24 / 48
Scan input modes:Text, photo, text, photo
Scan type:Flatbed
Scanner Type:Flatbed
Send to PC:Hi-Speed USB


Bundled software:Drivers & Utilities

Sound Emission

Print noise level:58
Printing noise level:58


Card reader integrated: No
Internal memory:64

System Requirements

Mac compatibility: No
Minimum hard disk space:65
Minimum RAM:64

Weight & Dimensions

Weight:30.9 / 493.8