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New Canon imageCLASS Color and Monochrome Laser Printers Increase Speed and Power to Customers

Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced two imageCLASS printers that expand the high-performance solutions available to customers for the small and medium business market. The imageCLASS LBP6780dn is the Company’s fastest single-function imageCLASS printer to date, helping to increase productivity while saving the workforce valuable time. In addition, the new Color imageCLASS LBP7780Cdn is the fastest color printer within the imageCLASS lineup, offering superb output and high-yield cartridges to help businesses save costs.

  • Robust Print Speeds: The two new single-function imageCLASS models offer high-printing speeds to enhance productivity. The printers also have a quick first print time, but maintain the high-quality output Canon is known for, which makes this product an ideal option for high-volume printing environments.
  • Cost Savings: Each printer incorporates a high-yield replacement cartridge; the Color imageCLASS LBP7780Cdn has a duty cycle of up to 75,000 pages per month and the imageCLASS LBP6780dn has a duty cycle of up to 100,000 pages per month. Combined with the flexibility of an expanded paper capacity and two-sided printing, these features can help to reduce printing costs and save valuable time for any office.
  • Ease-of-Use: In addition to a sophisticated and user-friendly five line LCD design, the new printers feature direct print, allowing users to print PDF, JPEG, TIFF and XPS files directly from a USB. They are also compatible with the recently launched Canon Mobile Printing app,1 providing users the convenience of printing a variety of file types directly from their mobile devices.

“Customers in the work environment are looking for a powerful printer that offers a blend of speed and high-quality output,” said Sam Yoshida, vice president and general manager, Business Imaging Solutions Group, Canon U.S.A. “The new imageCLASS printers deliver on market demands for speed and cost savings, making them ideally suited for consumers seeking a robust device at a highly competitive price-point.”

Color imageCLASS LBP7780Cdn

Developed to address the demands of small and medium businesses for speedy output that produces exceptional results, the new printer is a great solution for networked office environments that wish to perform professional color printing in-house. Also available are a variety of efficiency-boosting features including duplex print, an approximately 10.5 second first print-out-time and high-yield replacement cartridges.

Handling paper sizes up to legal, the Color imageCLASS LBP7780Cdn laser printer features a 500-sheet cassette plus 100-sheet multi-purpose tray, with an optional 500-sheet paper cassette available to increase office productivity. The LBP7780Cdn delivers print speeds of up to 33 pages per minute (ppm)2 in both color and black and white, captures fine details with remarkable tone-on-tone clarity and utilizes advanced imaging technologies such as Pure Black technology to ensure accurate and consistent image quality.

The Color imageCLASS LBP7780Cdn laser printer is expected to be available starting in late January through resellers and Canon Direct at a minimum advertised price (MAP) of $899.

imageCLASS LBP6780dn Printer

Targeting small and medium-sized businesses seeking a high-speed printer that delivers high-quality output, Canon’s imageCLASS LBP6780dn, the Company’s fastest imageCLASS laser printer, outputs a quick 42 ppm, while sustaining a compelling blend of performance and efficiency. This machine supports standard networking and duplexing and offers user-friendly features such as a five-line LCD with animation for easy navigation. For an added convenience it includes, Direct Print from a USB including PDF files and a variety of modes such as toner save mode, booklet mode, poster mode and watermark. For easy paper handling the LBP6780dn includes a 500-sheet front-loading cassette with a 100-sheet multipurpose tray, as well as two optional 500-sheet cassettes for extended print capacity. Quick first prints arrive in approximately nine seconds or less.1

The imageCLASS LBP6780dn laser printer adds support for PCL 5e/6 and Adobe® PostScript 3™, operates on Windows 8 and has a duty cycle of up to 100,000 pages per month for increased productivity.

The imageCLASS LBP6780dn laser printer is expected to be available starting in late January through resellers and Canon Direct at minimum advertised price (MAP) of $699.

About Canon U.S.A., Inc.

Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions. With approximately $45.6 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents registered in 2011† and is one of Fortune Magazine's World’s Most Admired Companies in 2012. In 2012, Canon U.S.A. has received the PCMag.com Readers’ Choice Award for Service and Reliability in the digital camera and printer categories for the ninth consecutive year, and for camcorders for the past two years. Canon U.S.A. is committed to the highest level of customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 percent U.S.-based consumer service and support for all of the products it distributes. Canon U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility. To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A., sign up for the Company's RSS news feed by visiting www.usa.canon.com/rss.

†Based on weekly patent counts issued by United States Patent and Trademark Office.

All referenced product names, and other marks, are trademarks of their respective owners.

Availability and specifications of all products are subject to change without notice.

1Requires Canon Mobile Printing app available free on the App store. Compatible with iPhone 5, iPhone 4s, iPhone 4, the new iPad, iPad 2, and the original iPad running OS 5.1 – 6.0.

2Print speed is based on internal testing. Print speed may vary depending on the number of copies selected as well as on the settings for size, type, and orientation of paper.

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