May 23, 2012
Canon imageRUNNER LBP5280 and LBP3480 Desktop Laser Beam Printers – robust printers for SMBs and Enterprise Workgroups
By Databazaar Blog
The imageRUNNER LBP5280 and LBP3480 are Canon’s latest additions to their imageRUNNER line of printers. These desktop models have been designed to meet the printing needs of small and medium sized businesses and enterprise workgroups. The LBP5280 is a color printer while the LBP3480 prints only B&W.
Both models incorporate the RAPID Fusing System which provides exceptional image quality and needs almost zero warm-up time, besides consuming less heat and energy. Fast processing of complex print jobs is boosted by the scalable 768 MB RAM. The LBP5280 is capable of print speeds of up to 21 ppm (Letter) in both B&W and Color. The LBP3480 is faster with speeds of up to 35 ppm (Letter). Standard Automatic Trayless Duplexing is part and parcel of both models, so you can print on both sides of the paper and reduce paper consumption.
Though the standard print resolution is 600 x 600 dpi, you can get crisp sharp text and image output that is equivalent to 2400 x 600 dpi. The 5-line scrolling LCD and user-friendly control panel enables quick and easy navigation and lets you view toner and paper levels as well as status at a glance.
You can connect USB memory devices and USB cards to the two USB ports that are located at the front and back of the printer to facilitate USB-direct printing. With this feature you can directly print PDF, JPEG, TIFF and XPS file formats without using a PC. The Secure Print, Mail Box Print and Email Print features are available with the use of the optional SD card.
The front loading design for paper, toner, fuser and drum makes these printers compact and easy to maintain. You can integrate these printers on the network with imageRUNNER ADVANCE MFP systems and set up workflows to route print jobs and inbound faxes to your LBP printers thereby reducing the number of fax lines.
The LBP5280 and LBP3480 printers can be easily managed using Canon’s scalable imageWARE EMC utility that facilitates centralized management of printers and multifunction devices from Canon as well as other vendors.
SummaryCanon’s imageRUNNER LBP5280 and imageRUNNER LBP3480 are feature-rich dedicated laser printers for SMBs and enterprise workgroups.
TonerGPR-44 (Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow) for Canon imageRUNNER LBP5280
GPR-41 Black for Canon’s imageRUNNER LBP3480
Specs that matter
|Release Date:||April 2012|
|Notable Features:||Dedicated Laser Beam Printers; Halftone – 256 gradation; 50-sheet multipurpose tray; Standard Automatic Duplexing; LBP5280 – color printer, print speeds B&W/Color up to 21 ppm (Letter), max. paper capacity of 550 sheets; LBP3480 - monochrome printer, print speeds up to 35 ppm (Letter), max. paper capacity of 800 sheets; Standby Mode and Deep Sleep Mode; LCD 22 Characters x 5 Line, 8 LED Indicators, 12 Operation Keys; Optional SD Card interface, Barcode Print Kit; Optional 250-sheet paper cassette (LBP5280) and 500-sheet paper cassette (LBP3480)|
|Printer Resolution:||600 x 600 dpi; 2400 x 600 dpi|
|Paper Sizes:||Legal, Letter, Executive, Foolscap, Statement, Index Card, Envelope DL, Envelope COM-10, Envelope ISO-B5, Envelope ISO-C5, and Envelope Monarch, Custom Sizes (Width 4-3/16" to 8-1/2" , Length 5-7/8" to 14")|
|Standard Interface:||Shared 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX/1000BASE-T; USB(Device)x1 / USB(Host)x2|
|OS Compatibility:||Windows® (XP/Windows Vista®/ Windows 7/Server 2003/Server 2008/ Server 2008 R2/Small Business Server 2011), Windows Terminal Servers (Server 2008/Server 2008 R2), Small Business Server 2011, Microsoft Failover Cluster (Windows Server 2003/Server 2003 R2/Server 2008/Server 2008 R2), Citrix (Presentation Server 4.5, XenApp 5.0/6.0/6.5, XenDesktop 2.0/2.1/3.0/4.0/5.0/5.5), Macintosh (OS X 10.4.9 or later) (UFR II/PS only), VMware (vSphere 4/5), SAP (PCL/PS only)|
|Warranty:||1-year limited warranty|
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