Managed Print Solutions | Part of the Cantec Group

Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE DX C257/C357 Series

Built with Canon’s imageRUNNER ADVANCE DNA, state-of-the-art technology and software, that work hand-in-hand to digitise, automate and optimise content-centric workflows.

These new A4 colour and mono devices complete Canon’s imageRUNNER ADVANCE DX portfolio.

Discover the business benefits of smart, integrated technology and space-saving versatility across the imageRUNNER ADVANCE DX A4 range.

A fantastic Canon multifunction printer and Office Photocopier Printer for an office setting.

With Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE DX C257/C357 Series you can

Control your costs

  • Technology designed to reduce total cost of print
  • User activity tracking provides visibility of print behaviour
  • Apply policies and restrict usage at function level by user*
  • Remote diagnostics and assistance, help reduce costs by minimising downtime and time spent by IT resolving issues
  • Remote and centralised fleet management simplifies IT management of devices and fleets

Manage your devices efficiently

  • Suitable for small workgroups in either a desktop, or floor standing environment.
  • Supports industry and network standards i.e. PCL and Adobe PostScript for seamless integration.
  • Shares resources (e.g. Fax) with other imageRUNNER ADVANCE devices on the network.
  • Collaborates with business applications and external systems in the cloud.
  • Canon’s MEAP platform provides process optimisation, by integrating with a range of powerful document, capture and output management solutions.
  • Canon’s device management tools give you a centralised point of control across your entire fleet, upgrade devices, check device status and consumables, turn off devices remotely, capture meter readings, as well as manage address books and printer drivers.
  • Designed to achieve maximum uptime with intuitive user maintenance videos and status notifications, to help keep supplies replenished.

Support your mobile working

  • Connect to cloud storage to access documents online.
  • Secure mobile printing as standard with the Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE C256i/C356i Series.
  • Support for industry standards such as Apple Airprint® and Mopria®.
  • Enable guest printing with Direct Connection.
  • Supports a range of connection types with your smart device e.g. Optional Bluetooth.
  • Substitute your PC for your smart device to complete your day-to-day workflows.
  • Send data from your smart device to the Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE C256i/C356i Series and vice versa.

Streamline your document workflows

  • Intuitive user interface with a large, responsive colour touchscreen with smart phone-like usability.
  • Advanced personalisation enables a unique, personal experience tailored to meet each user’s workflow needs.
  • Effortless, rapid scanning captures paper-based documents easily with the Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE C256i/C356i Series
  • Scan and convert documents to Searchable PDF, Microsoft® Word, and Microsoft® PowerPoint files through a single-pass duplexing document feeder that holds up to 100 originals
  • Time-saving automatic staple finishing option.

Be environmentally responsible

  • Incorporates sustainable design and a focus on minimising environmental impact
  • ENERGY STAR. qualified
  • Minimise waste with default 2-sided printing, secure printing, and the ability to hold print jobs, preview them and change print settings at the device, achieving the desired results at thefirst time of printing

Remember to ask about our Managed Print Services.

Paper Size

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Max Print Speed

0, 1

Max Paper Capacity

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0, 1, 4

Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE C256i/C356i Benefits

  • Advanced personalisation enables a unique, personal experience tailored to meet each user’s workflow needs.
  • Intuitive user interface with a large, responsive colour touchscreen with smart phone-like usability
  • Motion sensor technology wakes device from sleep mode
  • Convenient Staple-on-demand functionality.
  • Automatically remove blank pages when scanning
  • Scan and convert documents to Searchable PDF, Microsoft® Word, and Microsoft® PowerPoint
  • Effortless capturing of paper-based documents with rapid single pass scanning (DADF) and smart media handling capabilities such as multi sheet feed detection, help speed upthe process of digitising documents.
  • Secure mobile printing as standard
  • Prevent unauthorised distribution of sensitive information with our most sercure imageRUNNER ADVANCE ever through an array of standard and optional document security features
  • Choose from device based or Cloud based authentication without the need for an additonal server
  • Ability to disable functions by user to prevent unauthorised usage
  • Secure Print and Mailbox enhance document confidentiality
  • Ensure information privacy and security across your network with IPsec, port filtering capabilities, and SSL technology
  • Mitigate the risk associated with the governance of sensitive information and data privacy (PII data) with the Industry-first Data Loss Prevention and auditing of prints, copies, scans and faxes through uniFLOW

E-mail/Internet FAX (SMTP), SMB, FTP, WebDAV, Mail Box, Super G3 FAX(Optional), IP Fax(Optional)
Address Book/speed dials LDAP (2,000)/Local (1,600)/Speed dial (200)
Send resolution 100 x 100 dpi, 150 x 150 dpi, 200 x 100 dpi, 200 x 200 dpi, 200 x 400 dpi, 300 x 300 dpi, 400 x 400 dpi,600 x 600 dpi
Communication protocol File: FTP, SMB v3.0, WebDAV
E-mail/I-Fax: SMTP, POP3, I-Fax (Simple, Full) File Format Standard: TIFF, JPEG, PDF(Compact, Searchable, Apply
policy, Optimize for Web, PDF A/1-b), XPS(Compact, Searchable), Office Open XML (PowerPoint, Word),
PDF/XPS(Digital Signature) Optional: PDF(Trace&Smooth, Encrypted)

imageRUNNER ADVANCE C256/C356 II series Brochure

This product can be bought, rented, or leased, and comes with a welcome pack that includes:

  • A quick-start User Guide
  • More detailed operating instructions
  • Support documents on how to order toner or other supplies, book a service call, etc.
  • Discounts on our graphic design and printing services