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imageCLASS MF8280Cw

The Canon Colour imageCLASS MF8280Cw will simplify workflow and keep up with your mobile life.

Is this the right printer for you?

The imageCLASS MF8280Cw has 4-in-1 capabilities – you can print, copy, scan and fax all from the same machine. The MF8280Cw is also equipped with an array of mobile capabilities, easy-to-use features and superior imaging technologies.

With mobility being a prominent part of today's workforce the MF8280Cw brings multiple solutions to the table. The MF8280Cw is compatible with the free Canon Mobile Printing9 app which allows users to print directly from their iPhone®  or iPad®. Users can print a wide range of document types and have the ability to choose different finishing options. Additionally, the MF8280Cw is compatible with Google Cloud Print™10, allowing you to print documents on the go. The Direct Print feature provides the ability to plug in a USB and print your documents without even needing a PC.

In order to keep productivity an important part of your daily life the MF8280Cw features multiple easy to use options and simple supply replenishment. The 7-line colour LCD display allows users to navigate seamlessly through the menu. You can also access scanning and eco-copy functions directly from the control panel with the Simple Solution Keys. With the front-loading 150-sheet paper cassette6  you can re-fill paper with ease. The cartridges can also be accessed in the front of the machine, with the Single Cartridge System you will only have one unit to replace when each toner runs out. The 50-sheet automatic document feeder allows users to feed multiple pages at a time, instead of just one, which can help to save time when scanning and copying.

Canon's Superior Imaging Technologies that are incorporated into the MF8280Cw provide brilliant, crisp output. With a print quality of 1200 x 1200 dpi you can ensure your office will experience the quality it deserves. These documents are printed in both colour and black and white at speeds of up to 14 pages per minute1 with a quick first print time of 18 seconds or less2.

  • Wireless Connectivity - print from almost anywhere in your home or office7
  • Easily access the scan and eco-copy functions right from the control panel with the Simple Solution Keys
  • Navigate through all the features seamlessly with the 7-line colour LCD display
  • Print black and white and colour at up to 14 pages per minute1
  • Easily scan to, or print documents directly from, your USB flash drive
  • Copy, scan, and fax without having to worry about feeding originals one at a time with the 50-sheet Automatic Document Feeder6
  • Google Cloud Print™ Ready for printing on the go10
  • Print a variety of file types from your iPhone® or iPad® with the free Canon Mobile Printing9 app
  • Enjoy easy paper handling with the 150-sheet6 front-loading cassette and 1-sheet6 multipurpose tray

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Print Specs

  • What's in the Box
    • Colour imageCLASS MF8280Cw product
    • Setup Instructions
    • Power Cord
    • Telephone Cable
    • Registration Card
    • Starter Cartridge 131
    • Manuals
    • User Software CD-ROM
    • Warranty Card
  • TypeColour Laser
  • Extra FeaturesCollate
    2 on 1
    4 on 1
    ID Card Copy
    Frame Erase
  • Print Speed (up to) Up to 14ppm (1-sided plain paper letter)1

    First print time: 18 seconds or less (letter)2
  • Print Resolution (Up to)Up to 1200 x 1200 dpi
    (2400 x 600 dpi quality)
  • OS CompatibilityWindows® 8, Windows 7, Windows Server® 2012, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista®, Windows Server 2003, Windows® XP, Mac® OS X 10.5.8 & up, Linux (Print only)
  • Standard InterfacesUSB Device 2.0 Hi-Speed, 10/100 Base-T Ethernet, 802.11 b/g/n Wireless7
  • Paper Sizes Letter, Legal, A4, A5, B5, B6, Statement, Executive
  • Paper Compatibility

    16-58 lb. bond (cassette)
    16-58 lb. bond (multipurpose tray)

  • Maximum Paper Size Up to Legal
  • Output Tray Capacity 125 sheets (face down)
  • Physical Dimensions 17" (W) x 19.1"(D) x 16.9"(H)
  • Ink Types Cartridge 131 Black (Yields approximately 1,400 pages)
    Cartridge 131 YMC (Yields approximately 1,500 pages)
    Cartridge 131 H Black (Yields approximately 2,400 pages)

    *Yields based on ISO/IEC Standard
  • Buffer/Ram 256 MB (Shared)
  • Languages English, French, Spanish, Portuguese

    UFR II LT (Host-based)
  • Weight52 lbs. (w/o cartridge)
    57.3 lbs. (w/cartridge)
  • Power Consumption

    Max: Approx. 900W
    During Operation: Approx. 400W
    Standby: Approx. 23W
    Energy Saver: Approx. 2W

  • Warranty1 year limited exchange/carry-in warranty8 (Extended warranty available)
  • Software Included Printer driver, Fax driver, Scanner driver, MF Toolbox, Presto! PageManager
  • 1Print speed is based on internal testing. Print speed may vary depending on the number of copies selected, as well as on the settings for size, type and orientation of paper.

    2May vary depending on the output environment.

    3Letter size, after being restored from energy saver mode.

    4The Public Switched Telephone Network currently supports fax modem speeds of 28.8 Kbps or lower, depending on telephone line conditions. Sending and receiving fax machines need to conform to ITU-T v.34 guidelines.

    5Based on ITU-T #1 Chart (standard mode).

    6Based on 20 lb. bond paper.

    7Wireless performance may vary based on terrain and distance between the printer and wireless network clients.

    8Warranty program is subject to certain conditions and restrictions. See the warranty card for details.

    9Requires Canon Mobile Printing app available free on the App store. Compatible with iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, the new iPad, iPad 2, and the original iPad running OS 5.1 - 6.0.

    10Requires an Internet connection and Google Account. Printer firmware update may be necessary for Google Cloud Print™ function. Certain exceptions may apply. A PC running Windows XP or later or A Mac running OS 10.4.11 or later and USB cable required to perform firmware update


    † Prices and specifications subject to change without notice. Actual prices are determined by individual dealers and may vary.