Canon imageCLASS LBP8780x Mono A3 Laser Printer



Canons imageCLASS LBP8780x is purpose designed for small offices that need to print in large format. This mono desktop printer cost effectively generates A3 prints in high resolution at speed.


Now small offices can print high-quality mono graphics, plans and posters quickly and cost-effectively, thanks to Canons smart LBP8780x A3 desktop printer. With the capacity to print remotely from multiple devices, this printer offers performance and flexibility at an affordable price.

The performance of this mono desktop printer is further enhanced with integrated security software for document confidentiality and automated duplex print settings to reduce waste. Efficiencies are maximised with advanced cost-accounting features that let you monitor usage.

Stay ahead in business with the printer that can keep up

Your best workers are self-motivated. So is the LBP8780x. It's the A3 monochrome printer with speed, reliability and cost-efficiency that is made for small businesses. Spend less time thinking about the cost of printing and more time getting things done.

Secure and productive

Print quickly and safely. LBP8780x leaps into action with a fast First Print Out Time & keeps things confidential with a secure print function.

Press print from any distance

Don't be tied to your printer. Choose how you print whether via USB port, smartphone, tablet or smart device.

Big productivity with a small footprint

  • The LBP8780x can sit in Deep Sleep Mode and conserve energy - getting by on just 1.1w. What's more, its auto duplex printing engine makes it a low energy machine that saves money and the environment.

MEAP-ready and waiting

  • Looking for a printer that will slot into your secure print environment? With built-in MEAP, the LBP8780x is ready to integrate security requirements with advanced cost-accounting features.

Minimise reloading

  • With a standard 250-sheet cassette & 100-sheet multi-purpose tray, along with an optional 550-sheet cassette the LBP8780x handles large volume print jobs without a juggling act.

Quality that's obvious

  • You can see the difference Canon's Automatic Image Refinement technology makes to sharpness and definition of the LBP8780x. Print up to an equivalent of 1200 x 1200 dpi with clarity and detail.

Ready, set, printed!

  • Pages reach the finish line quickly thanks to a First Print Out Time of 9.3 seconds. Hit speeds of up to 40ppm (A4) & 20ppm (A3), plus with duplex print mode you can print 20 double-sided ppm.

Taps into Gigabit Ethernet

  • With transfer speeds of up to 1000mbits/sec and supporting the iEEE802.11x and IPSec network protocols - big transfers are no problem


Printing Method

Monochrome Laser Beam Printing

Fixing Method

On Demand Fixing

Print Speed

Simplex: A4: up to 40 ppm (pages per minute)

A3: up to 20 ppm (pages per minute)

Duplex: A4: up to 40 ppm (pages per minute)

Print Resolution

600 x 600 dpi equivalent (1200 Equivalent x 1200 dpi quality with Image Refinement Technology)

Warm-up Time

From Power On: 29 sec or less

From Quick Start: 17 sec or less

Recovery Time (from Sleep Mode)

Panel Off: Approx. 0 sec

Deep Sleep: 10 sec or less

First Print Out Time

Approx. 9.3 sec

Print Language

UFRII, PCL5e/6, PostScript 3, PDF, XPS

Standard Fonts

PCL: 93 fonts

PS/PDF: 136 fonts

Auto Duplex Print


Available Paper Size for Auto Duplex Print

A3, B4, A4, A4R, B5, A5, Ledger, LTR, LTR-R, Legal2, Exe

Print Margins

5mm-top, bottom, left and right (Envelope: 10mm)

Direct Print

TIFF, JPEG, PDF, XPS (via USB Host 2.0)

Paper Input

Standard Cassette: 60-84g/m2: 250-sheets

Multi-Purpose Tray: 60-84g/m2: 100-sheets

Optional: 60-74g/m2): 550 sheets

Maximum Paper Input Capacity

2,000 sheets (Based on 60-74g/m2)

Paper Sizes

Standard: A3, B4, A4, A4R, B5, A5, Ledger, LTR-R,
Legal2, Exe, foolscap, 8K, 16K, Custom Size

Multi-Purpose Tray: A3, B4, A4, A4R, B5, A5, Ledger,
LTR, LTR-R, Legal2, Exe, STMT, foolscap, 8K, 16K,
Custom Media: 76.2-312.0mm x 127.0-470.0mm

Optional Paper Feeder PF-A1: A3, B4, A4, A4R, B5,
A59 Ledger, LTR, LTR-R, Legal2, Exe, STMT,
foolscap, 8K, 16K, Custom Size available3

Paper Types

Plain, Heavy, Recycled, Colour, Transparency, Label, Envelope

Paper Weight

Standard: 60120g/m2

Multi-Purpose Tray: 60199g/m2

Optional Paper Feeder PF-A1: 60120g/m2

Paper Output

250 sheets (face down)

50 sheets (face up)

Standard Interface(s)

USB 2.0 High Speed, USB 2.0 Host (2 ports), 10/100 Base-T/1000 Base-T Ethernet

Expansion Interface

SD Card Slot

Operating System Compatibility

Windows XP (32bit/64bit), Windows Vista (32bit/64bit),
Windows 7 (32bit/64bit), Windows 8 (32bit/64bit), Windows
Server 2003 (32bit/64bit), Windows Server 2008
(32bit/64bit), Windows Server 2008 R2 (64bit), Windows
Server 2012 (64bit), Mac OS 10.610.8.x4, Linux5, Citrix

Security Function

IPSec, IEEE802.1x,

Secure Print (with optional SD Card)


MEAP function

Mobile Print

Canon Mobile Printing



LCD Display

5-line LCD

Dimensions (W x D x H)

514 x 532 x 303mm


Approx. 25.8kg (without cartridge)

Power Consumption

Maximum: 1420W

During Operation: Approx. 670W (Average)

During Standby: Approx. 38W (Average)

During Sleep 1: Approx. 38W

During Sleep 2: Approx. 12W

During Sleep 3: Approx. 1.1W

Energy Star TEC (Typical Electricity Consumption)


Noise Level

During Operation: Sound Power Level: 7.30B or less
Sound Pressure Level : 56dB

During Standby: Sound Power Level: Inaudible
Sound Pressure Level: Inaudible

Operating Environment

Temperature: 1030C, Humidity: 2080%RH
(no condensation)

Power Requirements

AC 220V-240, 50/60Hz

Toner Cartridge

Cartridge 333: 10,000 pages

Cartridge 333 H: 17,000 pages

Monthly Duty Cycle

Up to 65,000 pages

Optional Accessories

Paper Feeder PF-A1 (550-sheets), Barcode Printing Kit-F1,
Canon SD Card-B1 (8GB), Universal Cassette UC-A18


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Warranty: 12 Month Return To Base

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