|[July 08, 2014]
Canon's New imageRUNNER ADVANCE 350iF/250iF Models Deliver Advanced Small Color Multifunction Systems for Enterprises and SMB Customers
MELVILLE, N.Y. --(Business Wire)--
Developed to extend the award-winning Canon (News - Alert) imageRUNNER ADVANCE platform
to businesses seeking an advanced color workgroup print solution, Canon
U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced the
imageRUNNER ADVANCE C350iF/C250iF color multifunction office systems.
Offering seamless integration with certain imageRUNNER ADVANCE systems,
the easy to deploy, easy to manage Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE C350iF and
C250iF models deliver operational and solutions consistency with the
imageRUNNER ADVANCE platform. These new MEAP (Multifunctional Embedded
Application Platform) models provide additional flexibility for
customers' Managed Document Services activities by providing compact,
color multifunction office systems that offer the ability to increase
fleet cohesiveness across a network. Small- and medium-size businesses
can also benefit from the advanced workflow capabilities of the new
"With the introduction of these new letter- and legal-sized imageRUNNER
ADVANCE devices, Canon has established one of the most complete and
progressive lineups of office solutions in the industry," said Junichi
Yoshitake, senior vice president and general manager, Business Imaging
Solutions Group, Canon U.S.A., Inc. "Our goal always has been, and will
continue to be, equipping our customers with a solution - not just a
device. The new imageRUNNER ADVANCE C350iF and C250iF models provide
users with even more options for customizing an MFP to fit their unique
workflow needs, office environment and budget parameters."
The imageRUNNER ADVANCE C350iF and C250iF models are customizable with
software options, easily configurable main menus and advanced features
to meet a variety of user's needs. The devices also introduce V2
Color, a new color profile that produces vivid, vibrant images and
expands the color reproduction range of each model. With these
enhancements, color prints are more impactful with excellent clarity and
visual sharpness for an overall more pleasing result. All future color
imageRUNNER ADVANCE models will include the new Canon V2
The imageRUNNER ADVANCE C350iF and C250iF models can print and scan
letter-sized documents in color or black-and-white at speeds of up to 36
and 26 pages-per-minute (ppm), respectively. In addition, these devices
feature a standard paper capacity of 650 letter- or legal-size sheets
that can be expanded to 2,300 sheets with the purchase of optional paper
"The ability to provide customers with a technology portfolio that can
be customized to support the needs of each unique office environment,
while maintaining technological consistency across the entire
enterprise, has emerged as a key differentiator in the printing and
imaging industry," said Jake Fishman, gap intelligence, inc. "The
addition of the imageRUNNER ADVANCE C350iF and C250iF series to Canon's
already extensive MFP portfolio provides that rarely achieved
differentiato, and gives the company one of the most comprehensive and
consistent lineups on the market today."
With a reliable, easy-to-maintain design, the imageRUNNER ADVANCE C350iF
and C250iF models offer simplified installation and servicing so
customers experience greater productivity with shorter down time. With a
compact size and small footprint, these devices still yield significant
productivity, functionality and enhanced integration with available
software applications - such as Therefore and uniFLOW - that help track,
manage and streamline document-based processes.
The imageRUNNER ADVANCE C350iF and C250iF models are equipped to create
efficiencies in how a business manages their print and document flows -
including cloud connectivity and mobile solutions - helping customers
improve entire business workflows. These new models feature the design,
performance and control functionality of existing imageRUNNER ADVANCE
devices in addition to the following capabilities.
Streamlined Workflow Capabilities: The new imageRUNNER ADVANCE
C350iF and C250iF models support Canon's MEAP and MEAP Web solutions
platforms, helping to improve integration within business workflow
applications and creating synergies with mobile and cloud printing
solutions. In addition, the award-winning Desktop Quick Printing Tool
allows for easy document assembly and enables users to easily drag and
drop documents for quick access to preferred or frequently used tools.
Managed Documents Services Support: With both platform and
operational consistency built-in to the new imageRUNNER ADVANCE
devices, users can execute advanced workflow and managed services
tools across their MFP fleet conveniently. The new imageRUNNER ADVANCE
C350iF and C250iF models also support a variety of plug-ins and Canon
MDS tools and services, so the devices can be tailored to meet a
specific need or workflow requirement.
Vibrant Output: In a continued effort to deliver high-quality
MFPs that offer a well-rounded suite of features, the imageRUNNER
ADVANCE C350iF and C250iF models will feature the new V2
Color. With vibrant color and sharper, more well-defined images,
output will have an impactful look and feel. If desired, customers may
select the legacy profile to match existing imageRUNNER ADVANCE models
that are in the fleet.
User-Friendly Operation: The new imageRUNNER ADVANCE C350iF and
C250iF models include a fully tilting user interface that features a
full-color, high-resolution TFT (thin film transistor) LCD screen.
With the ability to adjust for tabletop or floor standing
installations, the interface is easy-to-use, aiding Section 508
compliance.1 For added convenience, the main and quick
menus offer a customizable screens that display the most frequently
used features and job flows combined into one-touch buttons.
The imageRUNNER ADVANCE C350iF and imageRUNNER ADVANCE C250iF will be
available in early August 2014 through Canon authorized dealers and
Canon Solutions America at a manufacturer's suggested retail prices of
$4,400 and $3,600 respectively.* More information on these models and
the entire next generation imageRUNNER ADVANCE platform can be found at www.usa.canon.com/SimplyAdvanced.
About Canon U.S.A., Inc.
Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer,
business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions. With
approximately $36 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon
Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents granted in
2013��and is one of Fortune Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies in
2014. In 2013, Canon U.S.A. has received the PCMag.com Readers' Choice
Award for Service and Reliability in the digital camera and printer
categories for the tenth consecutive year, and for camcorders for the
past three years. Canon U.S.A. is committed to the highest level of
customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 percent U.S.-based
consumer service and support for all of the products it distributes.
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environmental responsibility. In 2014, the Canon Americas Headquarters
secured LEED®�Gold certification, a recognition for the design,
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1- None of these statements should be construed as legal advice, as
Canon U.S.A., Inc. does not provide legal counsel or compliance
consultancy, including without limitation, Sarbanes Oxley, HIPAA, or
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the advisability of a particular solution as it relates to regulatory
and statutory compliance.
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