Canon imageRUNNER 8500 Status: Discontinued (4/2005)
Manufacturing Status: Discontinued

Console, Monochrome copier, MF
Dry, monocomponent toner
Dataquest Segment: 5
SRP: $39,000
Domestic Intro Date: May 2001
OEM: Canon (Japan)
Also Sold As: None 
Distribution: Dealers and subsidiaries
Max Monthly Duty Cycle: 400,000 impressions
  • MULTIFUNCTION MODES
Copier: Std Fax: No
Internet Fax: Opt Network Fax: No
Network Printer: Opt PC Fax: No
Printer: Opt Scanner: Opt
  • GENERAL SPECS/PAPER HANDLING
First Copy Time: 2.9 sec
Multicopy (Ltr/Lgl/Ldgr): 85/51/42 cpm
Warm-up Time: 6 min
Std Paper Source(s): Dual drawer, dual tray
Std Paper Capacity: 550/550/1,500/1,500 sheets
Paper Weights: 17-lb bond to 110-lb index
Bypass/Paper Weights: 50-sheet/17-lb bond to 110-lb index
Max Paper Sources/Cap: 6/7,650 sheets
Max Original Size: 11 x 17
Min/Max Output Size: 4-1/8 x 5-7/8/11 x 17
Copy Resolution: 1200 x 600 dpi
Std/Max Copier Memory: 196 MB, 10-GB/196 MB, 10-GB HD
Duplex: Auto (1:2,2:2,2:1)
    Capacity/Paper Sizes: Unlimited/4-1/8 x 5-7/8 to 11 x 17
Document Feeder: Std RADF
    Speed/Capacity: 80 opm/100 orig
    Paper Weights: 10 to 32 lbs
Sorter (Bins/Capacity): None
Stapler Sorter: None
    Bins/Stapling Cap: Not applicable
    Stapling Positions: Not applicable
Finisher: Opt finishers
    Tray/Stapling/Pos(s): 3,000/100/3
Other: Opt 3,500-sheet paper decks; std RADF has an SADF mode; 3,500-sheet 11 x 17 paper deck option
  • SECURITY SPECS
Network User Authentication: Info not avail
IP Address Filtering: Info not avail
MAC Address Filtering: Info not avail
HDD Overwrite: Info not avail
    Max Overwrites: Info not avail
HDD Encryption: Info not avail
Secure Print: Info not avail
Other:
  • MULTIFUNCTIONALITY
Connectivity Specs
Client OS Support: Mac 7.5+, Solaris 1.x, 2.5+, Win 9.x*
Parallel Interface: Opt
    PC Fax/Print/Scan: No/Yes/Yes
Serial Interface: Opt
    PC Fax/Print/Scan: No/Yes/Yes
USB Interface: Opt
    PC Fax/Print/Scan: No/Yes/Yes
Network Interface: Std Ethernet, opt Token Ring
    Interface Type: 10/100BaseT
    LAN Fax/Print/Scan: Yes/Yes/Yes
Networks Supported:
Netware: Yes Windows NT: Yes
AppleTalk: Yes UNIX: Yes
AS/400: Yes Other:
Printer Specs
Engine Mfr/Model: Canon/imageRUNNER 8500
Compatibility: IBM PC, Mac
Speed: 85 ppm
Max Print Area: 11 x 17
Enhanced Resolution: 1200 x 600 dpi
Unenhanced Resolution: 600 x 600 dpi
Std/Max Printer Memory: Shared
Controller Mfr/Model: Canon/Printer Kit - B5
    Processor/Bits/MHz: Custom processor/Info not avail
    PDL/PCL: PCL 5e/6, PostScript 3
Controller Mfr/Model: EFI/imagePASS M2**
    Processor/Bits/MHz: Pentium III/Info not avail/500
    PDL/PCL: PCL 5e/6, Adobe PostScript 3
Controller Mfr/Model: T/R MicroPress***
    Processor/Bits/MHz: Pentium III/Info not avail/1 GHz
    PDL/PCL: Info not avail
Other: Secured document printing; 100 confidential mail- box; print on tabs; **imagePASS M2 std/max memory, 128-MB, 10.2-GB HDD; print kit B5 offers network printer security; incls NetSpot, NetSpot Console, Job Monitor & Remote UI
Scanner & Image Management Specs
Connection Type: Network
Technology/Speed: CCD/80 ipm
Max Resolution: 600 x 600 dpi
TWAIN Compatible: Yes
Scan Destinations:
    E-mail: Yes I-fax: INA
    FTP: INA SMB: INA
    HDD: INA URL: INA
LDAP Support: Info not avail
Scan/Image Software: Canon Network ScanGear, eCopy Scan-Station; eCopy Desktop
OCR Software: Opt eCopy Desktop
File Mgmt Software: Opt eCopy Desktop
Other: Universal Send opt allows sending to e-mail, I-faxfile server or mailbox
INA: Information was not available from manufacturer. NA: Not applicable.
2006 Buyers Laboratory Inc., 20 Railroad Ave., Hackensack, NJ 07601; (201)488-0404
Reproduction illegal without written consent from Buyers Lab. [12365/USA]
Canon imageRUNNER 8500 Status: Discontinued (4/2005)
Manufacturing Status: Discontinued

Console, Monochrome copier, MF
Dry, monocomponent toner
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  • COPIER FEATURES
Automatic Features:  AES, AMS, APS, AS, ASO, ATS
Book Copy: Yes Job Programs: 5
Booklet Mode: Std Job Time: Yes
Color: No Language: Std
Copy Control: 1,000 Margin Shift: Yes
Covers: Std Neg/Pos: Yes
Editing: No OHP Interleaving: Yes
Energy-Save: Yes Photo Mode: Yes
Erase: Std Poster Mode: No
Image Insert: Yes Preset R/E: 5R,4E
Image Overlay: Std Program Ahead: Std
Image Repeat: Yes Sheet Insertion: Std
Image Rotate: Std Stamping: Std
Interrupt: Yes Timer: Yes
Job Build: Yes 2-in-1: Std
XY Zoom: Yes
Zoom Range:  25 to 400 (1%)
  • OTHER FEATURES
Page and chapter numbering; up to 100 inserts per document from multiple paper sources Three finishers avail, each w/two trays (1,000/2,000) & 100- sheet stapling in 3 pos; the K2N punch finisher has 2- & 3-hole punch; the K3N saddle finisher features 2- & 3-hole punch & saddle stitching of up to 15 11 x 17 sheets; post process insertion & paper folding options for K3N finisher
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Control Panel: Keypad and touch screen
Quantity Selector: 1 to 9,999 (0 to 9 keypad)
Message Display: Yes
Help Key: Yes
Dimensions (HxWxD): 44-7/8" x 30-1/8" x 31-3/8"
Weight (Base Unit): 617 lbs
Power Requirements: 208 V, 12 A
Dedicated Outlet: Required
Energy Star Compliant: Yes
Operating Noise Level: Info not avail
  • COMMENTS
*Also NT 4.0, 2000, Me, XP; ***std/max memory for SX/DX, 512 MB RAM, 18-GB HDD; std/max memory for MX, 1-GB RAM, 4 36-GB HDD-RAID, MX features 2 1-GHz Pentium III processors
Facsimile Specs
Scanner Technology: Not applicable
Compression Method: Not applicable
Modem Speed: Not applicable
Max TX Resolution: Not applicable
Gray Scale/Halftones: Not applicable
Std/Max Fax Memory: Not applicable
Min/Max Orig Size (WxL): Not applicable
Max Paper/Print Width: Not applicable
Correct-Order Output: Not applicable
Batch Files: Not applicable
Polling: Not applicable
Effective Scan Width: Not applicable
Battery Backup: Not applicable
Relay Request: Not applicable
Confid TX/RX: Not applicable
Smoothing: Not applicable
Dual Lines: Not applicable
Timers: Not applicable
Multi Access: Not applicable
Transfer Hub: Not applicable
Dialing Capabilities:
    Broadcasting (Grps/Dest): Not applicable
    Redial Attempts/Intervals: Not applicable
    One Touch/Speed Dial: Not applicable/Not applicable
    Other:
Supplies/Maintenance
Photoconductor: Amorphous silicon drum
    Yield: 5,000,000
    Price: $1,633
Toner: 1,650g ctrdg
    Yield: 36,600
    Price: $67.65
    % Coverage: 6%
Developer: Not applicable
    Yield: Not applicable
    Price: Not applicable
Fuser Rollers: Two
    Yield: 500,000/500,000
Cleaning Blades: Drum blade
    Yield: 1,000,000
Other: Info not avail
    Yield: Info not avail
Fuser Oil: Not required
PM Schedule: 250,000
Options
3,500-sheet paper deck M1: $2,500
3,500-sheet 11 x 17 paper deck-T1: $3,000
Finisher - K1N/Finisher-K2N: $5,500/$6,700
Saddle stitch finisher K3N: $10,500
Document insertion unit - B1: $1,300
Paper folding unit - C1: $5,700
Booklet trimmer: $8,000
Card reader-D1/Cassette: $306/$131
Copy control interface/Braille kit: $68/$30
Accessibility kit/Tab feeding attach: $129/$84
Network multi-PDL print kit - B5: $4,900
Token Ring board for imagePASS-M2: $915
Send expansion - A1 set: $3,650
EFI imagePASS M2 controller: $7,950
eCopy ScanStation (2000, XP): $6,995
eCopy ShareScan & Desktop (20 users): $3,995
eCopy Desktop for Windows (5 users): $795
imageWARE Scan Manager: $5,000
imageWARE Document Mgr/v4.0 (workgroup): $4,200/$ not avail
imageWARE Document Manager (enterprise): $21,000
Web Document Server (wkgrp/enterprise): $7,500/15,500
10/100 hub/NIC: $180/$150
TR MicroPress SX/DX: $9,200/$13,700
TR MicroPress MX: $38,200
TR MicroPress TruePCL: $750
Security kit/ShareScan OP: $750/$4,995
INA: Information was not available from manufacturer. NA: Not applicable.
2006 Buyers Laboratory Inc., 20 Railroad Ave., Hackensack, NJ 07601; (201)488-0404
Reproduction illegal without written consent from Buyers Lab. [12365/USA]