Canon introduces second version of imageRUNNER ADVANCE Generation 3 range

Canon, the world leader in imaging solutions, has announced a significant upgrade to its third-generation imageRUNNER ADVANCE lineup. The second version of the line includes the latest hardware and software technologies, offering companies a secure, interoperable, cloud-based workflow solution.


imageRUNNER ADVANCE C3500 II series

Protect your investments with a versatile firmware platform

New range of imageRUNNER ADVANCE devices will run on the Unified Firmware Platform UFP , which offers an even more stable user experience. Continuous monitoring to prevent vulnerabilities before they arise, saving you time and money. Continuous updating of the device platform with the latest features to keep equipment fully functional and secure with minimal effort on the part of the user. UFP gives users peace of mind that their investment is secure, eliminating the need to change device fleets after each upgrade.

Connecting to the cloud with uniflow online express

Designed for seamless integration of the office environment into the cloud, the second release of the third generation imageRUNNER ADVANCE range offers a range of models designed to give customers the tools they need in a variety of ways. The updated devices include integrated features, including an efficient cloud scanning and output management solution – uniFLOW Online Express – as well as a device-based user authentication solution – Universal Login Manager. Track activity and easily create text and graphical reports in the uniFLOW Online Express portal. The control panel makes it easy to drag and drop widgets and provides an overview of your entire printing, scanning and copying infrastructure with detailed reports of user and device activity. uniFLOW Online Express gives administrators the ability to control company print, copy, fax and scan costs, making it easier to properly manage costs.

Computers and peripherals

imageRUNNER ADVANCE C5500 II series

The upgraded imageRUNNER Advance range can also be integrated with other scanning and document solutions including uniFLOW and Therefore™ Online. True cloud integration allows companies to use the most appropriate devices for specific tasks. Easy to install and manage uniFLOW platform accesses state-of-the-art cloud technology to streamline business processes and increase productivity, allowing employees to focus on key tasks.

The uniFLOW Online Express and uniFLOW Online solutions will support a wide range of Canon equipment, including the imageRUNNER C3000 series and the i-SENSYS devices released in 2017, as well as this year’s i-SENSYS black and white printers, so that Canon can offer customers a wide range of solutions in 2018.

Robust design

The second version of the platform offers increased security and control over the device fleet with dynamic hardware and software integration.

User authentication means even tasks sent from a smartphone will be completed securely and with privacy protection. To prevent unauthorized distribution of sensitive information, various device features can be disabled for individual users, and visual and audible Original Reminder notifications will remind you of the scanned originals left on the device. The uniFLOW Online Express solution provides full transparency of printer usage, allowing managers to manage costs and, if necessary, restrict access by departments, workgroups or individuals to certain functions or devices. Guest printing feature enables mobile devices to connect securely to print without access to the company network.


imageRUNNER ADVANCE 6500 II series

Flexible operation for the modern office

The second version of the third-generation imageRUNNER ADVANCE line of devices reduces downtime and requires minimal intervention during operation. With the imageWARE Management Console, users can remotely check current device status and consumable counts. Plus, you can scan or print securely on the go, easily integrating your mobile devices into company workflows. line

The imageRUNNER ADVANCE offers a variety of ways to connect smart devices, including QR code, optional NFC and optional low-power Bluetooth, and support for standard services such as Google Cloud Print, AirPrint and Mopria.

Tanahashi Hiroo, lead product manager for Office Equipment at Canon Roux LLC, notes: “At Canon, we take our customers’ security requirements very seriously, and we believe that a company can have a robust security system that does not reduce efficiency, but instead increases it. Our commitment to innovation is the result of our relentless focus on our customers’ requirements and feedback, allowing us to develop the best solutions for their companies.”.

A well-deserved history

The second version of the third-generation imageRUNNER ADVANCE series is part of an acclaimed family of technologies that has won the prestigious “Best A3 MFP Line” award three years running from Buyers Lab Keypoint Intelligence. BLI Lab, an internationally recognized authority on document devices and applications, recognizes each year with this significant award for a manufacturer whose equipment has passed rigorous lab tests with flying colors.


imageRUNNER ADVANCE 8500 II series

“Canon’s A3 MFPs have been firmly in the market for three years now and are setting a new bar in their segments,” says David Sweetnam, director of research and lab services, Europe, Middle East and Africa/Asia, Keypoint Intelligence, Buyers Lab. – Each of the BLI tested models available on the market supports easy component replacement, ease of use and an impressively low misfeed rate of just 1 in 426,000 copies, making them among the most productive and reliable machines our labs have tested. And as an added bonus, each device supports a myriad of solutions that speed up workflow and reduce costs. At the same time, all models provide high-quality printing that will delight any company.”.

“We are honored to have won the Best A3 MFP product line award three years in a row,” adds Tanahashi Hiroo. – We are proud to continue developing first-class, efficient office solutions that offer the ultimate in digital security and help businesses simplify document workflows, creating the office of the future.

The new imageRUNNER ADVANCE series will be available from February 2018 and the uniFLOW Online Express solution from April 2018.

Key Features

SeriesFormatPrinting SpeedColor
imageRUNNER ADVANCE C256/356 IIA425/35 ppmColor
imageRUNNER ADVANCE C3500 IIA320/25/35 ppmColor
imageRUNNER ADVANCE 4500 IIA325/35/45/51 ppmBlack and White
imageRUNNER ADVANCE C5500 IIA335/40/50/60 ppmColor
imageRUNNER ADVANCE 6500 IIA355/65/75 ppmColor
imageRUNNER ADVANCE C7500 IIA335/40/50/60 ppmColor
imageRUNNER ADVANCE 8500 IIA385/95/100 ppmBlack and White
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