Pros

  • Low purchase price
  • Automatic duplexer

Cons

  • Black toner is expensive

At A Glance

A busy office will like this model's speed and features, but its toner pricing and photo quality are disappointing.

Manufacturer’s Description

The Canon Color imageCLASS MF8350CDN is tailored with sophisticated features and high quality imaging to meet your small business needs. In today's office environment, keeping your costs low is essential for a successful business.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.cusa.canon.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 3555B001AA
Requirements
Operating System Compatibility Microsoft Windows XP
General Information
UPC Code 734646275545
Ports and Connections
Wireless connection 802.11b
Scanning
Scanner Type Flatbed

Performance

PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
Print quality: Text Superior
Print quality: Color photo Fair
Print quality: Grayscale photo Very Good
Copy quality Very Good
PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
Print speed: Text 17.3   ppm
Performance
300dpi Line Art Image (secs) 19.75
Final Scan Time, One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi 6.89
Two-Page Excel Document (secs) 23.81
Color Output Quality Good
One-Page Line Art, Maximum Resolution Good
Final Scan Time, 2-by-2-Inch Document, 600 dpi 6.2
4 by 6 Grayscale Photo (secs) 19.48
4 by 6 Color Photo (secs) 20.5
Final Scan Time, 4-by-5-Inch Document, 100 dpi 6.33
Ten-Page Word Document (secs) 45.16
Overall Scan Quality Good
Preview Scan, One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi 8.25
Sports Action Shot (secs) 20.53
Grayscale Glossy Output Quality n/a
One-Page Copy (secs) 15.41
One-Page Webpage (secs) 19.87
Tested Grayscale Speed (ppm) 3.1
Three-Page Word Document (secs) 25.8
Preview Scan, 2-by-2-Inch Document, 600 dpi 8.12
Tested Glossy Photo Speed (ppm) 3.0
One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi Good
Preview Scan, 4-by-5-Inch Document, 100 dpi 7.97
Tested Color Speed (ppm) 3.7
Line Art Output Quality Superior

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