The imagePRESS C270 Series is the smart solution for all your business needs, packed with features to ensure efficient production.

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The imagePRESS C270 Series is the smart solution for all your business needs, packed with features to ensure efficient production. It takes the hard work out of your printing, so you can focus on driving business growth.

You need your business data to be secure. Thanks to uniFLOW Online Express as standard, the imagePRESS C270 Series gives you an all-in-one, ready-to-use online print management service. It works seamlessly with your existing processes, brings print related costs under control, provides enhanced document security – to safeguard your data and protect your intellectual property – and increases employee productivity. Enhanced Verify System at Startup, with the addition of a new Auto Recovery feature with the ability to rewrite to default firmware if BIOS is attacked or compromised, helping to reduce the need for an additional service call.

User productivity
uniFLOW Online** boosts productivity by creating tailored workflows to capture, share and store digital documents. You can accurately track expenses and set rules, auto-delete unreleased jobs and only print the collateral you need. Produce the exact number of copies you want, when you want them. With on-demand printing, there’s no waste and no inventory to store. You can run dynamic campaigns updating messages, incentives and calls to action as you go. With the imagePRESS C270 Series, you have a reliable technology solution that won’t let you down, and eMaintenance services to access fast, proactive support when you need it.

Device and fleet management
uniFLOW Online** captures, archives and shares information, so you can centralise control of all document workflows and make collaboration easier. Automatic updates of the online software give you flexibility and frees up your time to focus on other business growth opportunities. Remote diagnostics and support help to lower your costs by reducing downtime and manual processes. Data Backup provides a simple automated process of backing up device settings.

Many options to print and scan from anywhere to any Canon device and offer secure ad hoc mobile printing for your guests, including:
• Canon PRINT Business app*
• uniFLOW Online**
• Mopria Print Service
• The direct connection feature on the device

Cost management
Our cloud based solution means you can easily track and control usage and application resources. It has a low start-up cost and simple functions. You can manage print costs, help alter wasteful actions and limit or restrict access.

Efficient energy use, a proofing option to reduce waste, sleep mode when the printer is not in use and an intelligent motion sensor make the imagePRESS C270 Series a sustainable choice.

Main Unit

Machine Type A3 Colour Laser Multifunctional
Core Functions Print, Copy, Scan, Send, Store and Optional Fax
Processor 1.8 GHz Dual Core Processor
Control Panel Standard: 25.6 cm (10.1 inch) TFT LCD WSVGA Colour Touch panel
Memory Standard: 5 GB RAM
Main CPU Side: 2 GB
Image Processing CPU Side: 2 GB + 1 GB (Reserved for Imaging Processing)
Hard Disk Drive Standard: SSD 256 GB
GB Optional: SSD 1 TB
Interface Connection NETWORK
Standard: 1000Base-T/100Base-TX/10Base-T, Wireless LAN (IEEE 802.11 b/g/n)
Optional: NFC, Bluetooth Low EnergyOTHERS
Standard: USB 2.0 (Host) x2, USB 3.0 (Host) x1, USB 2.0 (Device) x1
Optional: Serial Interface, Copy Control Interface
Network Protocols TCP/IP (FTP, SMTP, POP, HTTP, SNMP, LDAP, SLP, SMB, LPD, IPP, WS-Discovery, Bonjour, Direct Mobile Printing, Port9100, SNTP, 802.1X, DHCP, DNS, NTP)
Paper Supply Capacity (A4, 80 gsm) Standard: 3,550 sheets
250-sheet Multi-Purpose tray
1,100-sheet Paper Deck x 2,
550-sheet Paper Cassette x 2,
Maximum: 7,050 sheets (with POD Deck Lite-C1 or Paper Deck Unit-E1)
Paper Output Capacity (A4, 80 gsm) 250 sheets (with Copy Tray-R2)
Maximum: 3,500 sheets (with Staple Finisher-AC1 or Booklet Finisher-AC1)
Maximum: 5,000 sheets (with Stapler Finisher-AG1 or Booklet Finisher-AG1)
Finishing Capabilities With options: Collate, Group, Offset, Staple, Saddle Stitch, Hole Punch, Eco Staple, Staple On Demand, Document Insertion, Z-fold, Half-fold, C-fold, Accordion-Z fold, Double Parallel-fold, Trimming.
Supported-Media-Types Multi-purpose tray: Thin, Plain, Recycled, Colour, Heavy, Coated, Textured, Tracing, Bond, Transparency, Label, Pre-punched, Letterhead, Tab, Envelope

Paper Decks (Right/Left): Thin, Plain, Recycled, Colour, Heavy, Tracing, Bond, Transparency, Bond, Pre-punched, Letterhead

Paper Cassettes (Upper/Lower): Thin, Plain, Recycled, Colour, Heavy, Bond, Transparency, Pre-punched, Letterhead, Tab*1, Envelope*2

Supported Media Sizes Multi-purpose tray:
Standard size: SRA3, A3, A4, A4R, A5, A5R, A6R, B4, B5, B5R
Custom size: 90.0 x 148.0 mm to 330.2 x 487.7 mm
Long size: 210.0 x 487.8 mm to 330.2 x 1,300.0 mm*3
Free size: 100.0 x 148.0 mm to 330.2 x 487.7 mm
Envelope: COM10 No.10, Monarch, DL, ISO-C5
Envelope custom size: 90.0 x 148 mm to 330.2 x 487.7 mmPaper Decks (Right/Left):
Standard size: A4, B5

Paper Cassettes (Upper/ Lower):
Standard size: SRA3, A3, A4, A4R, A5, A5R, A6R, B4, B5, B5R
Custom size: 139.7 x 182.0 mm to 330.2 x 487.7 mm
Envelope: COM10 No.10, Monarch, DL, ISO-C5
Envelope custom size: 98.0 x 148.0 mm to 330.2 x 487.7 mm

Supported Media Weights Multi-purpose tray: 52 to 350 gsm
Paper Deck (Right/Left): 52 to 220 gsm
Paper Cassette (Upper/Lower): 52 to 256 gsm
Duplex: 52 to 220 gsm
Warm-up Time Quick Startup Mode: 4 seconds or less (Time until key operations can be performed on the touch panel display)

From Power On: 30 seconds or less (Time until it becomes possible to start copying)

From Sleep Mode: 30 seconds or less

Dimensions (W x D x H) 689 x 937 x 1,185 mm
Installation Space (W x D) Basic: 2,026 x 1,524 mm (with Front door open + Multi-purpose tray/upper-right cover open + Buffer Pass-M1 + Booklet Finisher-AC1/extension tray & rotary tray extended)

Fully Configured: 2,621 x 1,524 mm (with POD Deck Lite-C1 + Buffer Pass-M1 + Document Insertion Unit-Q1 + Booklet Finisher-AC1/extension tray extended)

Fully Configured: 5,900 x 1,524 mm (with Multi Drawer PD-E1 + Stack Bypass Tray-B1 + Buffer Pass-M1 + Insertion Unit-R1 + Paper Folding Unit-K1 + Booklet Finisher-AG1+ Booklet Trimmer G1+ 2-Knife Trimmer-G1 + Trimmer Conveyor-B1/extension tray extended)

Weight Approx. 261 kg (including toner)


Printing Method Colour Laser Beam Printing (Electronic Photography)
Print Speed A4 (CL/BW) 70 ppm CL and 80 ppm BW (A4, A5*4, A5R, A6R*4)
35 ppm CL and 40 ppm BW (A3)
Target (Max) Print/Copy Volume per Month Up to 100,000 pages
Monthly Duty Cycle 390,000 pages
Alignment Tolerance Cross track: 2.0 mm or less, In track: 1.2 mm or less
Print Resolution (dpi) 2,400 x 2,400
Page Description Languages Standard: UFR II, PCL 6, PCL5
Optional: imagePRESS PS Printer Kit -G1
Direct Print Direct printing available from USB memory, Advanced Space, Remote UI and Web Access*5
Supported file types: TIFF, JPEG, PDF, EPS and XPS
Fonts PPCL fonts: 93 Roman, 10 Bitmap fonts, 2 OCR fonts, Andalé Mono WT J/K/S/T*6 (Japanese, Korean, Simplified and Traditional Chinese), Barcode fonts*7
Print Features Secured Print, Watermark, Header/Footer, Page Layout, Two-sided Printing, Mixed Paper Sizes/Orientations, Front/Back Covers, Toner Reduction, Poster Printing, Forced Hold Printing, Scheduled Printing, Printing Using a Virtual Printer
Operating System UFRII: Windows® 8.1 / 10 / 11 / Server 2012 / Server 2012 R2 / Server 2016 / Server 2019 / Server 2022, Mac OS X (10.11 or later).
PCL: Windows® 8.1 / 10 / 11 / Server 2012 / Server 2012 R2 / Server 2016 / Server 2019 / Server 2022.
PS (Driver): Windows® 8.1 / 10 / 11 / Server 2012 / Server 2012 R2 / Server 2016 / Server 2019 / Server 2022, Mac OS X (10.11 or later)
PPD: Windows® 8.1 / 10 / 11, Mac OS X (10.11 or later)



Type Single-pass Duplexing Automatic Document Feeder*9 [2-sided to 2-sided (Automatic)]
Pull Scan Specifications Colour Network ScanGear2 for both TWAIN and WIA
Supported OS: Windows® 8.1 / 10 / 11 / Server 2012 / Server 2012 R2 / Server 2016 / Server 2019 / Server 2022
Scan Resolution (dpi) Scan for Copy: 600 x 600,
Scan for Send: (Push) 600 x 600 (SMB/FTP/WebDAV/IFAX), (Pull) 600 x 600
Scan for Fax: 600 x 600
Document Feeder Paper Capacity (80 gsm) Up to 200 Sheets
Acceptable Originals and Weights Platen: Sheet, Book, 3-Dimensional objects
Document Feeder media weight:
1-sided scanning: 38-220 gsm (BW/CL)*10
2-sided scanning: 38-220 gsm (BW/CL)*10
Supported Media Sizes Platen max. Scanning size: 297.0 x 431.8 mm
Document Feeder media size:
A3, A4, A4R, A5, A5R, B4, B5, B5R, B6R,
Custom size: 70 .0 x 139.7 mm to 304.8 x 431.8 mm
Scan Method Push Scan, Pull Scan, Scan to Box, Scan to Advanced Space, Scan to Network, Scan to USB Memory Key, Scan to Mobile device, Scan to cloud (uniFLOW Online optional).
Scan Speed (ipm: BW/CL; A4) Single-sided Scanning: 135/135 (300 x 300 dpi, send), 80/80 (600 x 600 dpi, copy)
Double-sided Scanning: 270/270 (300 x 300 dpi, send), 160/90 (600 x 600 dpi, copy)


Destination E-mail/Internet FAX (SMTP), SMB v3.0, FTP, WebDAV, Mail Box, Super G3 Fax (optional), IP Fax (optional)
Address Book LLDAP (2,000), Local (1,600), Speed dial (200)
Scan Resolution (dpi) 600 x 600
Communication Protocol File: FTP (TCP/IP), SMB v3.0, WebDAV
E-mail/I-Fax: SMTP, POP3
File Format TIFF, JPEG, PDF (Compact, Searchable, Apply policy, Optimize for Web, PDF/A-1b, Trace & Smooth, Encrypted, Device Signature, User Signature), XPS (Compact, Searchable, Device Signature, User Signature), Office Open XML (PowerPoint, Word)
Universal Send Features Original Type Selection, Two-sided Original, Book to Two Pages, Different-size Originals, Density Adjustment, Sharpness, Copy Ratio, Erase Frame, Job Build, Delayed Send, Preview, Job Done Notice, File Name, Subject/Message, Reply-to, Email Priority, TX Report, Original Content Orientation, Skip Blank Pages.


Optional/Standard Optional
Maximum Number of Connection Lines 1
Modem Speed Super G3: 33.6 kbps
G3: 14.4 kbps
Compression Method MH, MR, MMR, JBIG
Resolution (dpi) 400 x 400 (Ultra Fine), 200 x 400 (Super Fine), 200 x 200 (Fine), 200 x 100 (Normal)
Sending/Recording Size Sending: A3, A4, A4R, A5*11, A5R*11, B4, B5*12, B5R*11
Receiving: A3, B4, A4, A4R, A5R, B5, B5R
FAX Memory Up to 30,000 pages (2,000 jobs)
Speed Dials Max. 200 dials
Group Dials/Destinations Max. 199 dials
Sequential Broadcast Max. 256 addresses
Memory Backup Yes
Fax Features Sender’s Name (TTI), Selecting the Telephone Line (when sending fax), Direct Send, Delayed Send, Preview, Job Done Notice, TX Report, Interrupt Transmission, Sequential Broadcasting, Password/Sub-address Sending, Confidential Mailbox, 2 on 1 Log


Mail Box (Number Supported) 100 User Inboxes, 1 Memory RX Inbox,
50 Confidential Fax Inboxes,
30,000 Maximum Pages (2,000 jobs) Stored
Advanced Space Communication Protocol: SMB or WebDAV
Supported Client PC: Windows® (Windows® 8.1 / 10)
Concurrent Connections (Max.): SMB: 64, WebDAV: 3
Advanced Space Available Disc Space Approx. 16 GB
Approx. 480 GB (with optional 1 TB HDD)
Advanced Space features Authentication for Advanced Space Log-in, Sort Function, Printing a PDF File with a Password, imageWARE Secure Audit Manager Support Search, File Preview, Authentication Management, Open to public, URI TX, Backup/Restore


Authentication & Access Control User Authentication (Picture Login, Picture and PIN Login, Card Login, Username and Password Login, Function Level Login, Mobile Login), Department ID Authentication (Department ID and PIN Login, Function Level Login), uniFLOW Online Express (PIN Login, Picture Login, Picture and PIN Login, Card Login, Card and PIN Login, Username and Password Login, Department ID and PIN Login, Function Level Login), Access Management System (Access Control)
Network Security TLS 1.3, IPSec, IEEE802.1X authentication, SNMP V3.0, Firewall Functionality (IP/MAC Address Filtering), Dual Network Support (Wired LAN/Wireless LAN, Wired LAN/ Wired LAN), Disabling Unused Functions (Enabling/ Disabling Protocols/Applications, Enabling/Disabling Remote UI, Enabling/Disabling USB Interface), G3 FAX separation from LAN, USB Port separation from LAN, Prohibit the execution of files stored in Advanced Box in the MFP, Scan and Send -Virus Concerns for E-mail Reception
Document Security Print Security (Secure Print, Encrypted Secure Print, Forced Hold Printing, uniFLOW Secure Print*13), Receive Data Security (Confidential Fax Inbox Forwarding Received Documents Automatically), Scan Security (Encrypted PDF, Device Signature PDF/XPS, User Signature PDF/XPS, Adobe LiveCycle® Rights Management ES2.5 Integration), BOX Security (Mail Box Password Protected, Advanced Space Access Control), Send Data Security (Setting for requesting password input per transmission, Restricted E-mail/File send functions, Confirming FAX number, Allow/ Restrict Fax Driver Transmissions, Allow/Restrict Sending from History, S/MIME Support), Document Tracking (Secure Watermark)
Device Security Protecting SSD Data [SSD Data Encryption (FIPS140-2 Validated), SSD Lock], Standard SSD Initialize, Trusted Platform Module (TPM), Job Log Conceal Function, Protecting MFD Software Integrity, Checking MFP Software Integrity (Verify System at Startup, Runtime Intrusion Detection), Common Criteria Certification (HCD-PP: pending confirmation).
Device Management & Auditing Administrator Password, Digital Certificate and Key Management, Audit Log, Cooperating with External Security Audit System (Security Information and Event Management), Image Data Logging, Security Policy Setting.


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