Canon PIXMA IP8700 Series Printer Specifications

Canon PIXMA IP8700 Series Printers Specifications

Canon IP8700 Series Printer General Specifications

Printing resolution (dpi)

9600* (horizontal) x 2400 (vertical)

* Ink droplets can be placed with a pitch of 1/9600 inch at minimum.


USB Port:

Hi-Speed USB *1

LAN Port:

Wireless LAN: IEEE802.11n / IEEE802.11g / IEEE802.11b *2

*1 A computer that complies with Hi-Speed USB standard is required. Since the Hi-Speed USB interface is fully upwardly compatible with USB 1.1, it can be used at USB 1.1.

*2 Setup possible through WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup), WCN (Windows Connect Now) or Cableless setup.

Print width

12.7 inches/322.2 mm

(for Borderless Printing: 13 inches/329 mm)

Operating environment

Temperature: 41 to 95 °F (5 to 35 °C)

Humidity: 10 to 90 % RH (no condensation)

* The performance of the printer may be reduced under certain temperature and humidity conditions.

Recommended conditions:

Temperature: 59 to 86 °F (15 to 30 °C)

Humidity: 10 to 80 % RH (no condensation)

* For the temperature and humidity conditions of papers such as photo paper, refer to the paper's packaging or the supplied instructions.

Storage environment

Temperature: 32 to 104 °F (0 to 40 °C)

Humidity: 5 to 95 % RH (no condensation)

Power supply AC 100-240 V, 50/60 Hz
Power consumption

Printing: Approx. 23 W *1

Standby (minimum): Approx. 1.9 W *1*2

OFF: Approx. 0.3 W

*1 Wireless LAN is active.

*2 The wait time for standby cannot be changed.

External dimensions

Approx. 23.3 (W) x 13.1 (D) x 6.3 (H) inches

Approx. 590 (W) x 331 (D) x 159 (H) mm

* With the Paper Support and Paper Output Tray retracted.


Approx. 18.6 lb (Approx. 8.5 kg)

* With the Print Head and ink tanks installed.

Print Head/Ink Total 6656 nozzles (PgBK 1024 nozzles, Y/DyeBK each 512 nozzles, C/M/GY each 1536 nozzles)

Network Specifications

Communication protocol TCP/IP
Wireless LAN

Supported Standards: IEEE802.11n / IEEE802.11g / IEEE802.11b

Frequency bandwidth: 2.4 GHz

Channel: 1-11 or 1-13

* Frequency bandwidth and available channels differ depending on country or region.

Communication distance: Indoors 164 feet/50 m

* Effective range varies depending on the installation environment and location.


WEP (64/128 bits)




WPS (Push button configuration/PIN code method)


Cableless setup

Other Features: Administration password

Minimum System Requirements

Conform to the operating system's requirements when higher than those given here.


Operating System

Windows 8, Windows 8.1

Windows 7, Windows 7 SP1

Windows Vista SP1, Windows Vista SP2

Windows XP SP3 32-bit only

Browser Internet Explorer 8 or later
Hard Disk Space

3 GB

Note: For bundled software installation.

The necessary amount of hard disk space may be changed without notice.

Display XGA 1024 x 768

Mac OS

Operating System Mac OS X v10.6.8 or later
Browser Safari 5 or later
Hard Disk Space

1.5 GB

Note: For bundled software installation.

The necessary amount of hard disk space may be changed without notice.

Display XGA 1024 x 768

Other Supported OS

Some functions may not be available with each OS. Refer to the manual or the Canon web site for details on operation with iOS, Android, and Windows RT.

Mobile Printing Capability

Apple AirPrint
Google Cloud Print
  • An internet connection is required to view the Online Manual.
  • Windows: Operation can only be guaranteed on a computer with Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista or Windows XP pre-installed.
  • Windows: A CD-ROM Drive or internet connection is required during software installation.
  • Windows: Internet Explorer 8, 9 or 10 is required to install Easy-WebPrint EX.

    Easy-WebPrint EX for Internet Explorer 9 or 10 can be downloaded from the Canon web site.

  • Windows: Some functions may not be available with Windows Media Center.
  • Windows: .NET Framework 4 or 4.5 must be installed to use the Windows software.
  • Windows: XPS Essentials Pack is required to print on Windows XP.
  • Mac OS: Hard Disk must be formatted as Mac OS Extended (Journaled) or Mac OS Extended.
  • Mac OS: For Mac OS, an internet connection is required during software installation.

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