Canon iR-ADV C256i / 356i III Photocopier

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iR-ADV C256 III - 25 Pages per minute.
iR-ADV C356 III - 35 Pages per minute.
iR-ADV DX 8705 - 35 Pages per minute.

The imageRUNNER ADVANCE C256i III and C356i III devices are ideally suited to mid-sized businesses that need access to efficient, high quality printing.

Cost Control

Improving operation efficiencies and better managing costs

  • Forced job hold with ability to change print settings at device enhances control over projects
  • Blank page removal eliminates paper wastage and helps with document formatting
  • Standard User Login Manager helps track and control user access


Workers and contractors can achieve ultimate freedom and flexibility with Expanded Mobile OS Support

  • Expanded mobile OS support adds flexibility and freedom to workplaces, enabling users to work ‘on the go’
  • Canon PRINT Business (mobile app) makes managing workflows even easier and can be used with Apple and Android


Safeguard data and ensure sensitive information remains secure

  • Standard HDD encryption is applied for tighter control over confidential documents and hardware data
  • Simplified management and security settings provides users and administrators with the ability to control security policies with ease from a centralised point
  • Standard user authentication with Canon’s User Login Manager


Save time and resources, increasing productivity with efficient workflows and intuitive ease-of-use

  • Vivid & Vibrant colour delivers a crisp, even finish
  • The advanced user interface takes users on a journey that is understandable and simplistic – helping them reach an end-point faster


Seamlessly integrate with key line-of-business systems to fast track your digital transformation journey

  • Personalised workflows allow users to pick and choose what works best for them in terms of functionality
  • IT and office automation smoothly aligns thanks to a common source code for firmware and Canon’s powerful Multifunctional Embedded Application Platform (MEAP)
  • Supports integration with popular cloud services like Google Drive and Box*


Incorporating responsible design and efficient operation to help achieve environmental goals

  • Motion sensor/sleep recovery triggers are designed to ensure that the machine only operates when necessary so that power consumption is kept to a minimum
  • Bio-based plastics are used throughout the machine for an environmentally friendly approach to printing performance
  • EPEAT®-rated and ENERGY STAR® qualified

General Info

Print TypeColour
User Interface10.1 inch TFT LCD WSVGA Colour Touchpanel
Product EnvironmentSmall to Medium Office/Workgroup
Original Paper SizeA4
Printed Paper SizeA4
Standard Paper Capacity650
Maximum Paper Capacity2,300
Paper Weight220gsm
Output Capacity250 (Max with finisher: 500)
Warm-up TimeQuick start 4 seconds - from Power on: <30 seconds
Resolution (Equivalent)9,600 dpi equivalent x 600 dpi (600 dpi mode), 1200 dpi x 1200 dpi equivalent (1200dpi mode) *Laser Resolution
Memory3GB RAM
Dimension (W x D x H)511 mm x 651 mm x 639 mm
Weight (kg)50.000000


Copy Speed25 / 35 ppm
First Copy Time (OC)6.9 / 5.1 seconds
Continuous Copy999
Scan Resolution600 x 600
Zoom Range400%


Power Supply/ConsumptionMaximum: Approx. 1.5 kW Standby: Approx. 40.3 kW Sleep Mode: Approx. 0.8 W

Document Feeder

Document FeederSingle-pass Duplexing Automatic Document Feeder
Original Capacity100
Scan SpeedSingle-sided Scanning (BW) : 50 ipm (300 dpi x 300 dpi) / 50 ipm (300 dpi x 600 dpi) Single-sided Scanning (Colour) : 50 ipm (300 dpi x 300 dpi) / 50 ipm (300 dpi x 600 dpi) Double-sided Scanning (BW) : 100 ipm (300 dpi x 300 dpi) / 100 ipm (300 dpi x 600

Printer Spec

Print Speed (Max)25 / 35
PDL (Emulation)UFR II, PCL6, Adobe PS 3
Wireless LANYes
ProtocolNetwork: Standard: 1000Base-T/100Base-TX/10Base-T, Wireless LAN (IEEE 802.11 b/g/n), Optional: NFC, Bluetooth Others: Standard: USB 2.0 x1 (Host), USB 3.0 x1 (Host), USB 2.0 x1 (Device), Optional: Serial Interface, Copy Control Interface
Supported OSUFRII: Windows Vista/Server 2008/Windows 7/Server 2008 R2/ Windows 8/ Server 2012/Windows 8.1/ Server 2012 R2/Windows 10, MAC OS X (10.6.8 or later) PCL: Windows Vista/Server 2008/Windows 7/Server 2008 R2/ Windows 8/ Server 2012/Windows 8.1/Server 2012 R2/Windows 10 PS: Windows Vista/Server 2008/Windows 7/Server 2008 R2/Windows 8/ Server 2012/Windows 8.1/Server 2012 R2/Windows 10, MAC OS X (10.6.8 or later) PPD: MAC OS 9.1 or later, MAC OS X (10.3.9 or later), Windows Vista/ Windows 7/Windows 8/Windows8.1/Windows10

Network Scanner

Resolution600 x 600
FormatStandard: TIFF, JPEG, PDF (Compact, Apply policy, Optimise for Web, PDF A/1-b), XPS (Compact) Optional: PDF (Searchable, Trace&Smooth, Encrypted), PDF/XPS (Digital Signature), XPS (Searchable), Office Open XML (PowerPoint, Word)
DestinationE-mail/Internet Fax (SMTP), SMB, FTP, WebDAV, Mail Box, Super G3 Fax, IP Fax (Optional)


Communication ProtocolSuper G3 - G3
Transmission SpeedSuper G3: 33.6 kbps G3: 14.4 kbps
CompressionMH, MR, MMR, JBIG