Space-Saving Design, Intuitive Usability, Reliable Performance.

The imageRUNNER ADVANCE C256iF II models are designed to deliver consistent, reliable performance with advanced capabilities in a compact design. These intelligent systems offer an intuitive user experience, work seamlessly within fleet environments, and support Canon’s holistic business solutions to help address your needs.

  • Complete Multifunctional System: colour copy, colour print, colour scan, fax
  • Print speed: 26-ppm b&w / 26-ppm colour
  • Paper Capacity (sheets): 650 standard, 2,300 maximum
  • Scan Speed: up to 100 ipm
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Workflow Efficiency.

When it comes to compact colour printers, the imageRUNNER ADVANCE C256iF II delivers top-of-the-line features including an intuitive user interface with smartphone-like usability and colour touchscreen display — the same display used on the other Third Generation imageRUNNER ADVANCE models. Using My ADVANCE, individual settings can be synchronized across multiple devices, providing consistent usability among the other models in the imageRUNNER ADVANCE product line.

The imageRUNNER ADVANCE C256iF II device comes with features that enable users to scan and convert documents to Adobe® PDF or selected Microsoft® Office file formats, skip blank pages, correct orientation and more. Users can utilize compatible mobile devices to access personal contacts and release print jobs with the Canon PRINT Business app. Additional intelligent features help maximize productivity, including motion sensor technology used to wake the device from sleep mode and advanced accessibility settings such as voice navigation, screen magnification and key repetition.

Cost Management.

Canon multifunction printers are designed to help maximize uptime and limit time spent troubleshooting technical issues. Built to meet the needs of customers under budget constraints, the imageRUNNER ADVANCE C256iF II multifunction printer is ideal for multi-user workplace environments that require reliable performance in a compact, efficient and reliable design.

The imageRUNNER ADVANCE C256iF II all-in-one printer supports output management solutions, such as optional uniFLOW, which can give multi user and fleet environments the ability to apply print policies, monitor output and restrict usage by user. With solutions and managements tools available for the imageRUNNER ADVANCE C256iF II model, businesses can create and set up policies in an effort to reduce unnecessary printing and control print-related costs.


The imageRUNNER ADVANCE C256iF II model can help limit unauthorized distribution of sensitive information with standard and optional document security features. The imageRUNNER C256iF II model comes standard with Universal Login Manager (ULM), designed to control access and monitor activity with user authentication. The imageRUNNER ADVANCE C256iF II now includes standard HDD Encryption – updated to obtain FIPS 140-2 validation – that allows the device to automatically encrypt data stored on the main unit’s HDD to help limit access to internal data. Information can remain private and secure with controlled access using IPsec, port filtering capabilities and SSL technology when needed.

Device and Fleet Management Efficiency.

Installing and managing compact and high-speed devices with the imageRUNNER ADVANCE platform is simple with device management tools that allow administrators to distribute settings across a fleet from a centralized point of control. On the imageRUNNER ADVANCE C256iF II device, administrators can also check status and consumables, capture meter readings, and manage Canon drivers from a centralized, remote location. The imageRUNNER ADVANCE C256iF II model supports standard genuine Adobe® PostScript® and PCL® for integration with enterprise applications and legacy systems. With the consistency of the imageRUNNER ADVANCE line of multifunction printers, these user-friendly devices help simplify maintenance of the entire fleet.

Quality and Reliability.

For workplace environments that require high-quality colour capabilities in a compact space, the imageRUNNER ADVANCE C256iF II offers a reliable solution to optimize workflow solutions. With high toner and drum yields, users can maximize the device’s uptime, increasing user productivity. The imageRUNNER C256iF II is equipped with Canon’s V² Colour profile, producing consistently striking images and imaging technologies designed to deliver high-resolution results every time. Plus, the imageRUNNER ADVANCE platform is designed to achieve maximum device uptime with status notifications to keep supplies replenished, built-in intuitive user maintenance videos and automatic job rerouting (with optional solutions).


Canon’s imageRUNNER ADVANCE series of multifunction printers were designed with sustainability in mind, helping multi-user office environments save on cost while reducing energy and waste. The imageRUNNER ADVANCE C256iF II multifunction printer can help minimize waste with default two-sided printing, standard or add-on Secure Print features, and the ability to preview and change settings at the device for successful results from start to finish. By focusing on sustainability, all models in the imageRUNNER ADVANCE series are ENERGY STAR®-certified.

*As an ENERGY STAR® Partner, Canon U.S.A., Inc. has qualified these models as meeting the ENERGY STAR energy efficiency criteria through an EPA recognized certification body. ENERGY STAR and the ENERGY STAR mark are registered U.S. marks.