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