Canon ImageClass MF5770 – Maximize Workgroup Productivity

by garrett on April 30, 2009

When you are looking for a laser MFP solution for workgroup productivity, you need look no further than the non ImageClass MF5770 Printer. You don’t think of this piece of machinery as a printer, you think of it as part of the team! This laser MFP is a virtual workhorse it scans, copies, faxes and prints and is an absolute must for any small business that requires big productivity. Check out Canon ImageClass MF5770 Toner.

This printer is big deal in a small package; it features a single cartridge system, a 50 sheet automatic document feeder, and a front loading plain paper cassette which holds 250 sheets. These features make this marvel of engineering a pleasure to work with, and copying, faxing and printing have never been easier. Prints and copies are made at a remarkable 21 pages a minute, and PC faxing is sent through a 3G modem which transmits at 33.6Kbps.

Tone-on-tone clarity in the scan feature will ensure you of high class imaging with 1200 x 2400 dpi (optical), 42-bit CCD (charged coupled device) color. With the USB 2.0 high speed interface in use, you will be able to complete projects even faster with the Canon ImageClass MF5770. It is network ready and comes with a built in Ethernet feature which ensures you, and your entire office or workgroup can all share the remarkable features of this printer through the network.

The Canon ImageClass MF5770 toner cartridge prints 2 500 copies at a 5% coverage yield on A4 paper, and the monthly duty cycle of the printer is 7 500 pages. It zooms 50 – 100% in 1% increments and reduces and enlarges at 50, 64, 78, 129 and 200 percent. You are also able to use the toner save feature, which helps your toner go a whole lot further.

The maximum document size in the ADF is 8.5″ x 14″ and on the platen this is 8.5″ x 11.7″. The fax resolution is up to 406 x 391 dpi, and the fax feature has a 256 page transmission reception memory. The printer is compatible with Windows XP, 2000, Me, 98 and Server 2003 operating system and makes use of a standard USB 2.0 interface.

The footprint of this Canon MFP in width, depth and height is 19.1 by 18.8 by 17.4 inches. However this is without the attachments such as the document feed, paper cassette tray and print output tray. It weights a mere 31.3 pounds and can easily be moved by one person. This relatively small footprint means that the machine does not take up a great deal of space and is ideal for small office space.

Canon ImageClass MF5770 printer is shipped with the software included and this consist of Canon drivers for Windows®, OmniPage® SE (OCR), ScanSoft® and NewSoft® Presto. It comes with a limited one year warranty, is simple to set up, but unfortunately has no Apple support.

Summary: The Canon ImageClass MF5770 printer, is a general, good quality, all around workhorse that will benefit any small office environment. The monthly duty cycle may be a little to high for a home environment, but the foot print is small enough for home use. Canon ImageClass MF5770 toner will ensure that your machine operates at optimum efficiency and the toner save feature is a real plus. Toner cartridges may also be returned to Canon for recycling.

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