Overview

imageCLASS MF525x

Smarter way to improve office productivity and work efficiency. Equipped with innovative solution in a robust, compact design, the MF525x integrates seamlessly into busy offices and workgroups.

  • Print, Scan, Copy, Fax
  • Print speed: Up to 43ppm (A4)
  • FPOT: 6.2secs. (A4)
  • Max. paper input capacity: Up to 2,300 sheets
  • Print Resolution: Up to 1200 x 1200dpi (equivalent)
  • Recommended Monthly Print Volume: 1,000 - 4,000 pages 

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Scan Legal-Sized Documents

Fitted with the Legal-sized (215.9 x 355.6mm) platen, users are able to scan up to Legal or Foolscap-sized documents from the platen glass.

5" Colour LCD Touchscreen

The MF525x features an intuitive 5-inch colour touch screen LCD panel. The operation panel has a vari-angle mechanism which allows greater viewing flexibility.

Application Library

The Application Library is packed with innovations to help you work smarter and more efficiently than ever. You can store and print frequently-used forms directly from the device, or distribute your documents electronically to pre-set destinations with just a tap of the button.

Single Pass Duplex Scan

The 50-sheet single-pass Duplex Auto Document Feeder (DADF) consists of two Contact Image Sensors (CIS), allowing both sides of the document to be scanned simultaneously. This maximises scanning efficiency without any compromise in scan quality.

Expandable Paper Capacity

On top of the standard 550-sheet cassette and 100-sheet multipurpose tray, the imageCLASS MF525x has multiple paper options to expand its paper handling capability to as much as5252,300 sheets,525making it a highly scalable device, suitable for every print volume environment.

 

SEND with Ease

With Canon's SEND Technology, you can easily scan documents and send them to one or more destinations. Digitize your paper document and send them to shared folders for convenient data access and management.

Secure Print

Manage the level of confidentiality of sensitive documents with the Secure Print function. Print jobs will be held safe in memory until authentication code is entered into the device.

 

Near Field Communication (NFC)

Enjoy the added convenience of contactless printing with the NFC-enabled MF525x. Just tap to print.

 

 
Print  
Printing Method Monochrome Laser Beam Printing
Print Speed A4 43ppm
Letter 45ppm
A5(*¹) 65ppm
Print Resolution 600 x 600dpi
Print Quality with Image Refinement Technology 2,400 (eq.) x 600dpi
1,200 (eq.) x 1,200dpi (eq.)
Warm-Up Time (From Power On) 14sec. or less
First Print Out Time (FPOT) A4 Approx. 6.2sec.
Letter Approx. 6.2sec.
Recovery Time (From Sleep Mode) 4.0sec. or less
Print Language UFR II, PCL 6 (93 fonts), PostScript 3
Auto Duplex Print Standard
Available Paper Size for Auto Duplex Print A4, Legal, Letter, Foolscap, Indian Legal
Print Margins 5mm - top, bottom, left and right (Envelope: 10mm)
Print Features Poster, Booklet, Watermark, Page Composer, Toner Saver
Supported File Format for USB Direct Print Supported File Format: JPEG, TIFF, PDF
Copy  
Copy Speed A4 43ppm
Letter 43ppm
Copy Resolution 600 x 600dpi
First Copy Time (FCOT) A4 Approx. 6.4sec.
Letter Approx. 6.3sec.
Maximum Number of Copies Up to 999 copies
Reduce / Enlargement 25 - 400% in 1% increments
Copy Features Frame Erase, Collate, 2 on 1, 4 on 1, ID Card Copy, Passport Copy
Scan  
Scan Resolution Optical Platen glass: up to 600 x 600dpi
Feeder: up to 300 x 300dpi
Driver Enhanced Up to 9,600 x 9,600dpi
Scan Type Colour Contact Image Sensor
Maximum Scan Size Platen glass up to 215.9 x 355.6mm
Feeder up to 215.9 x 355.6mm
Scan Speed(*²) 1-Sided: 37ipm; 2-Sided: 70ipm
Color Depth 24-bit
Pull Scan Yes, USB and Network
Push Scan (Scan To PC) with MF Scan Utility Yes, USB and Network
Scan to USB (via USB Host 2.0) Yes
Scan to Cloud MF Scan Utility
Scan Driver Compatibility TWAIN, WIA
Send  
Send Method SMB, Email, FTP, iFAX Simple
Color Mode Full Colour, Grayscale, Monochrome
Scan Resolution 300 x 600dpi
File Format JPEG, TIFF, PDF, Compact PDF, PDF (OCR)
Fax  
Modem Speed Up to 33.6 Kbps
Fax Resolution Up to 406 x 391dpi
Compression Method MH, MR, MMR, JBIG
Memory Capacity (*³) Up to 512 pages
Favourite Dials (in address book) 19 dials
Speed Dials(Coded Dials) Up to 281 dials
Group dials / Destinations Max. 199 dials / Max. 199 destinations
Sequential Broadcast Max. 310 destinations
Receive Mode Fax Only, Manual, Answering, Fax / Tel Auto Switch
Memory Backup Permanent fax memory backup. ( Backup with flash memory)
Fax Features Fax Forwarding, Dual Access, Remote Reception, PC Fax (Transmission only), DRPD, ECM, Auto Redial, Fax Activity Reports, Fax Activity Results Reports, Fax Activity Management records
Transmission Time Approx. 2.6sec.
Paper Handling  
Duplex Auto Document Feeder (DADF) 50 sheets (80g/m²)
Available Paper Size for DADF A4, B5, A5, A6, Letter, Legal, Statement
(min. 105 x 128mm to max. 215.9 x 355.6mm)
Paper Input
(Based on 80g/m²)
Standard Cassette
550 sheets
Multi-Purpose Tray 100 sheets
Optional Paper Feeder 550 sheets x 3
Maximum Paper Input Capacity 2,300 sheets
Paper Output 250 sheets
Paper Size Cassette A4, B5, A5, A6, Legal, Letter, Statement, Executive, Government Letter, Government Legal, Foolscap, Indian Legal
Custom (min. 105.0 x 148.0mm to max. 215.9 x 355.6mm)
Multi-Purpose Tray A4, B5, A5, A6, Legal, Letter, Statement, Executive, Government Letter, Government Legal, Foolscap, Indian Legal, Index Card
Envelope: COM10, Monarch, C5, DL
Custom (min. 76.2 x 127.0mm to max. 215.9 x 355.6mm)
Paper Types Plain, Heavy, Recycled, Colour, Label, Postcard, Envelope
Paper Weight ADF 50 to 105g/m²
Cassette 52 to 120g/m²
Multi-Purpose Tray 52 to 199g/m²
Connectivity & Software  
Standard Interfaces Wired USB 2.0 High Speed, 10Base-T / 100Base-TX / 1000Base-T
Wireless Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n
(Infrastructure mode, WPS easy Setup, Direct Connection)
Near Field Communication (NFC) Yes (Passive)
Network Protocol Print LPD, RAW, WSD-Print (IPv4, IPv6)
Scan Email, SMB, WSD-Scan(IPv4, IPv6)
TCP/IP Application Services Bonjour(mDNS), HTTP, HTTPS, POP before SMTP (IPv4, IPv6), DHCP, ARP+PING, Auto IP, WINS (IPv4), DHCPv6 (IPv6)
Management SNMPv1, SNMPv3 (IPv4, IPv6)
Network Security Wired IP/Mac address filtering, HTTPS, SNMPv3, IEEE802.1x, IPSEC
Wireless WEP 64/128-bit, WPA-PSK (TKIP/AES), WPA2-PSK (AES))
One-Push Wireless Configuration Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)
Other Features Department ID, Secure Print, Application Library
Mobile Solution Canon PRINT Business, Canon Print Service, Google Cloud Print™, Apple® AirPrint™, Mopria® Print Service
Address Book LDAP
Compatible Operating Systems(*4) Windows® 10, Windows® 8.1, Windows® 8, Windows® 7, Windows Server® 2016, Windows Server® 2012 R2, Windows Server® 2012, Windows Server® 2008 R2, Windows Server® 2008,
Mac® OS X 10.7.5 & up(*5), Linux(*5)
Software Included Printer driver, Fax driver, Scanner driver, MF Scan Utility, Toner Status
General  
Device Memory 1GB
LCD Display WVGA Colour LCD 5.0" Touch Screen Display
Dimensions (W x D x H) 494 x 464 x 452mm
Weight 19.0kg
Power Consumption Maximum 1,380W or less
Average (During Operation) Approx. 680W
Average (During Standby) Approx. 17W
Average (During Sleep) Approx. 0.9W (USB / LAN / Wi-Fi)
Noise level(*6) During Operation Sound Pressure Level: 58dB
Sound Power Level: 6.8B
During Standby Sound Pressure Level: 29dB
Sound Power Level: 4.2B
Operating Environment Temperature: 10 - 30°C
Humidity: 20 - 80% RH (no condensation)
Power Requirements AC 220 - 240V (+/-10%), 50 / 60Hz (+/-2Hz)
Toner Cartridge(*7) Standard Cartridge 041: 10,000 pages (bundled: 10,000 pages)
High Cartridge 041 H: 20,000 pages
Monthly Duty Cycle(*8) 150,000 pages
Optional Accessories  
Paper Feeder Paper Feeder PF-C1 (550 sheets)
Barcode Printing Barcode Printing Kit-E1
Attachment kit for NT-Ware Mi-Card Mi-Card Attachment Kit-B1



*1 Paper is placed in landscape orientation and fed from the main paper cassette.
*2 Speed of scanning via the document feeder, A4 size, scan resolution 300 x 300dpi.
*3 Based on ITU-T #1 Chart (standard mode).
*4 ScanGear is not available for Windows Server 2008/2012.
*5 The latest drivers for Mac OS and Linux can be downloaded from the www.canon-asia.com website when available. Only the print function is supported for Linux.
*6 Tested in accordance to ISO 7779 and declared per ISO 9296.
*7 Toner cartridge yield is in accordance with ISO/IEC 19752.
*8 Monthly Duty Cycle value provides a means of comparison for product robustness in relation to other Canon multi-function laser devices, and does not refer to actual maximum image output per month. 

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