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Canon ImageCLASS MF8180c

alaTest has collected and analyzed 23 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the build quality. The multifunction also gets good reviews, but there are some critical reviews about the connectivity and noise.

size, multifunction, build quality

value for money, performance, usability, noise, connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Canon ImageCLASS MF8180c is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 60/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 23 reviews)

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Amazon.com review summary for Canon ImageCLASS MF8180c

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 17 user reviews of Canon ImageCLASS MF8180c from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 2.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.5/5 for other Printers on Amazon.com.

usability

value for money, performance, noise

35% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Color imageCLASS 8180c Multifunction Laser Printer (0860B001)

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Not recommended.

 

Too bulky. Too noisy. Expensive to maintain both in power usage and cartridges. Leaks toner internally, so that changing cartridges can be an extremely messy affair. External feed tray does not support paper properly (easily misaligned if tray...

Fax and networked scanning works well, everything else is well below a reasonable standard

Too bulky, too noisy, too expensive. After about 6 months usage, unlikely to go into standby mode (unless colours all used at same rate) - see details below

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VERY Loud, VERY expensive upkeep.

 

It has a counting system that shuts the printer off even though it is still capable of still printing, making you replace the drum and 4 toner cartages. You can't have it anywhere near a bedroom because a 2am fax will wake you up. It's very loud. It...

When it works it printed pretty nice

Very loud, expensive to run, slow to print, poor interface, bad networking

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VERY Loud, VERY expensive upkeep.

 

It has a counting system that shuts the printer off even though it is still capable of still printing, making you replace the drum and 4 toner cartages. You can't have it anywhere near a bedroom because a 2am fax will wake you up. It's very loud. It...

When it works it printed pretty nice

Very loud, expensive to run, slow to print, poor interface, bad networking

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Multi-NON-function printer

 

I bought the canon for over $ 1000.00 and was happy to sell it for $ 600.00 3 month later. Since vista, canon seems to have lost the plot. A few of their older printers (not very old) do not get vista drivers. And this canon never printed with vista...

Audible to the hearing impaired and big enough to fill an empty office

scanning only with USB, not network and does not print a variety of formats

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Multi-NON-function printer

 

I bought the canon for over $ 1000.00 and was happy to sell it for $ 600.00 3 month later. Since vista, canon seems to have lost the plot. A few of their older printers (not very old) do not get vista drivers. And this canon never printed with vista...

Audible to the hearing impaired and big enough to fill an empty office

scanning only with USB, not network and does not print a variety of formats

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Not recommended.

 

Too bulky. Too noisy. Expensive to maintain both in power usage and cartridges. Leaks toner internally, so that changing cartridges can be an extremely messy affair. External feed tray does not support paper properly (easily misaligned if tray...

Fax and networked scanning works well, everything else is well below a reasonable standard

Too bulky, too noisy, too expensive. After about 6 months usage, unlikely to go into standby mode (unless colours all used at same rate) - see details below

Product Specifications

The Color imageCLASS MF8180c will generate impressive, cost-effective color documents that will elevate your company's professional appearance. Your color copies and prints will be made at 4 pages-per-minute, and black and white documents will print and copy at 20 pages-per-minute. With a 375-sheet total paper capacity and the 50-sheet Automatic Document Feeder, copying, printing and faxing are done with ease. Your scanned image color will be true to the original. You will achieve remarkable tone-on-tone clarity with 1200 x 2400 dpi 48-bit CCD technology. Scanning text is also simple and accurate with the included OCR (optical character recognition) software. When your office needs a single business machine that produces documents with beautiful color and speed, meeting the demands of today's fast-paced environment, choose the Color imageCLASS MF8180c. It provides outstanding Color Copying, Color Printing, Faxing, Color Scanning and Network Capabilities for printing and faxing. It is the essential color laser solution for every small office that demands professional results.

Copying

First Copy Out Time B/W:22sec
First Copy Out Time Color:46sec
Max Copying Resolution B/W:600 x 600 dpi
Max Copying Resolution Color:600 x 600 dpi
Max Copying Speed B/W:19ppm/20ppm
Max Copying Speed Color:4ppm

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:20.2in
Height:25.2in
Weight:79.4lbs
Width:20.1in

Document & Media Handling

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

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes

Fax Machine

Compatibility:Super G3
Max Transmission Speed:33.6Kbps
PC Faxing:Yes (send only)

Header

Manufacturer:Canon
Model:MF8180c
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Canon ImageCLASS

Memory

Standard Memory:64MB

Miscellaneous

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

Office Machine

Copier Type:Digital
Fax Type:Plain paper
Functions:Copier / Fax / Printer / Scanner
Printing Output Type:Color
Printing Technology:Laser
Type:Fax / copier / printer / scanner

PC Connectivity

PC Connection:Ethernet 10 Base-T/100 Base-TX / Hi-Speed USB
PC Connection Availability: Yes

Printing

Max Printing Speed B/W:19ppm/20ppm
Max Printing Speed B/W (ppm):19ppm/20ppm
Max Printing Speed Color:4ppm
Max Printing Speed Color (ppm):4ppm
Max Resolution B/W:2400 x 600 dpi/600 x 600 dpi
Max Resolution Color:2400 x 600 dpi/600 x 600 dpi
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