Canon imageCLASS MF212w


  • With Apple® AirPrint™2 you can print right from your iPhone® or iPad
  • Mopria™ Print Service3 allows for simple printing from your Android device
  • With Canon Mobile Scanning for Business4 documents can be scanned from your MF212w right to your iOS or Android device
  • Wireless connectivity so you can print from virtually anywhere in your home or office1
  • Print and Copy at up to 24 pages per minute6
  • Quiet Mode8 reduces the operational noise of the machine allowing you to focus on the task at hand
  • Streamline workflow with 3-in-1 functionality – Print, Copy and Scan
  • User-friendly 5-line LCD with a tiltable control panel
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Canon imageClass MF212w Printer Specifications

Printer Type

Monochrome Laser

Print Speed

Up to 24ppm (1-sided plain paper letter)6

First Print Time

6 seconds or less (letter)5

Printer Language

UFR II LT (Host-based)

Print Resolution

Up to 600 x 600 dpi
(1200 x 12000 dpi quality)

Maximum Print Size

Up to Legal

Duplex Print


Print Modes

Watermark, Toner Saver, Page Composer

Print Memory

256 MB (Shared)

Copier Specifications

Copy Type

Monochrome Laser

Copy Speed

Up to 24cpm (letter)

Copy Resolution

Up to 600 x 600 dpi

Original Type

Text/Photo, Photo, Text


256 Levels

Warm-up Time

Approximately 13.5 seconds

First Copy Time

Approximately 9 seconds9

Recovery Time

Approximately 2 seconds

Maximum Number of Copies

99 copies


25%, 50%, 64%, 78%129%, 200%, 400%


25 – 400% in 1% increments

Copy Size

Platen: Up to Letter

Copy Features

2 on 1
4 on 1
ID Card Copy

Copy Memory

256 MB (Shared)

Scanner Specifications

Scan Type

Color Contact Image Sensor (CIS)

Color Depth


Scan Resolution

Up to 600 x 600 dpi (optical)
9600 x 9600 (interpolated)

Scan Size

Platen: Up to Letter

Duplex Scan




Scan Features

Push Scan, Pull Scan

Pull Scan

USB and Network

Push Scan (Scan to pC)

USB and Network

Paper Handling Specifications

Standard Paper Source(s)

250-sheet cassette plus 1-sheet multipurpose tray7

Paper Output

100 sheets (face down)

Paper Weight

16-43 lb. bond (cassette)
16-43 lb. bond (multipurpose tray)

Media Sizes

Letter, Legal, A4, A5, B5, Executive, Statement

Media Types

Plain Paper, Heavy Paper, Recycled, Transparency, Label, Envelope, Index Card

Envelope Capacity

20 envelopes

Envelope Types

Com 10, Monarch, DL, C5

Connectivity and Software Specifications

Standard Interface(s)

USB Device 2.0 Hi-Speed, 10/100 Base-T Ethernet, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n1

WiFi Access Mode

Infrastructure Mode

WiFi Authentication Methods


WiFi Encryption Modes

WEP (64/128 bit), TKIP, AES

WPS Easy Setup Support Methods

Push-button mode, PIN code mode

Mobile Functions

Canon Mobile Printing10, Apple® AirPrint™2, Mopria™ Print Service3, Canon Mobile Scanning for Business4

Embedded Web Server (Remote UI)


Web Browser Support for Remote UI

Microsoft Internet Explore 7.0 or higher, Safari 3.2.1 or higher

Print Protocols

LPD, RAW, WSD-Print (IPv4,IPv6)

TCP/IP Set of Application Services

Bonjour(mDNS), DHCP, BOOTP, RARP, Auto IP (IPv4), DHCPv6 (IPv6)

Network Management Protocols

SNMPv1 (IPv4,IPv6)

OS Compatibility

Windows® 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server® 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista®, Windows Server  2003, Windows® XP, Mac® OS X 10.5.8 & up

Cable Included

Power Cord (USB not included)

Bundled Software

Printer driver, Scanner driver, MF Toolbox, Presto! PageManager, Address Book Tool,Toner Status

Environmental Specifications

Power Consumption

Max: Approx. 1,190W
During Operation: Approx. 500W
Standby: Approx. 3.2W
Energy Saver: Approx. 1.6W (Wired)
Approx. 2 W (Wireless)

Typical Energy Consumption


General Specifications


15.4 (W) x 14.6 (D) x 12.3 (H)

Unit Weight (without/with cartridge)

22.5 lbs. (w/o cartridge)
23.8 lbs. (w/cartridge)

Package Weight

Approx. 34.2 lbs.

Cartridge Type

Cartridge 137 (Yields approximately 2,400 pages)
Single Cartridge System
*Yields based on ISO/IEC Standard

LCD Display

5-line LCD

Duty Cycle

Up to 8,000 pages per month


IP Filtering, MAC Address Filtering


English, French, Spanish, Portuguese


1 year limited exchange/carry-in warranty11 (Extended warranty available)

Additional information

Print Color


Printer Type


Duplex Support


Printer Connectivity

Wired, Wireless

Multifunction Support



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