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Canon i-SENSYS MF542x A4 Mono Multifunction Laser Printer

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3513C008  | Print/Scan/Copy

Canon i-SENSYS MF542x

Business Price £435.00
ex VAT @ 20%
£522.00
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  • £75 Cashback When Purchased With a CMYK Toner Pack
  • Free Extended On-Site Warranty*
  • Free 2 Year Onsite Warranty
  • Free 2 Year Onsite Warranty
Mono Cost per Page 1.3p per mono page 1.6p per mono page
Low running costs
1.2p per mono page
1.3p per mono page
Cost for:
£6.50 £8.00 £6.00 £6.50
Colour Cost per Page 0p per colour page 9.3p per colour page
Low running costs
8.0p per colour page
0.0p per colour page
Cost for:
£46.50 £40.00
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  • Toner Cartridge Costs
    1.3p per mono page
  • Print/Scan/Copy
  • Automatic Double Sided Printing
  • Up to 600 x 600 dpi Print
  • USB, Network, Wireless & Wi-Fi Direct
  • As Fast as 5.7 Seconds First page
  • Up to 43ppm Mono Print
  • UFRII, PCL 5e, PCL6, Adobe PostScript 3
  • 550 Sheet Input Tray
  • 100 Sheet Multipurpose Tray
  • 800MHz x 2 Processor
  • 1GB RAM
  • Up to 9,600 x 9,600 dpi Scan
  • Windows & Mac Compatible
  • Up to 1,200 x 1,200 dpi Print Enhanced
  • Up to 600 x 600 dpi Copy
  • 12.7cm LCD Colour Touch Screen
  • AirPrint
  • Mopria Certified
Model Multifunction Summary Double Sided Printing Connectivity Price ex Vat
Canon i-SENSYS MF542x Print/Scan/Copy Automatic USB, Network, Wireless & Wi-Fi Direct £435.00 View Buy
Canon i-SENSYS MF543x Print/Scan/Copy/Fax Automatic USB, Network, Wireless & Wi-Fi Direct £496.00 View Buy
Canon i-SENSYS MF542x in More Detail

The Canon i-SENSYS MF542x is a fast and versatile A4 mono multifunction printer that’s ideal for busy small businesses who need a reliable laser printer to meet the demands of their heavy workloads. Boasting ultra-fast print speeds and a range of versatile connectivity options, it’s ready to take your team’s productivity to the next level.

Ultra-fast printing

The Canon i-SENSYS MF542x is capable of printing at speeds of up to 43ppm in A4 and comes with a large capacity 550 sheet paper tray, making it ideal for larger print runs. Meanwhile, automatic double-sided printing and single-pass double-sided scanning make printing more efficient than ever, helping you get through your workload in less time.

Customisable controls

The Application Library allows you to tailor the on-screen controls and provides one-touch access to frequently used functions, like printing a saved form or scanning to email. What’s more, the Universal Login Manager (ULM) offers a variety of personalisation options and provides control over user printing rights.

Versatile mobile connectivity

The Canon i-SENSYS MF542x is truly designed for modern working schedules and offers a range of versatile connectivity options that make it easy to print from any device. There’s USB, Network, Wireless and Wi-Fi Direct connectivity, with full support for AirPrint (iOS) and Mopria (Android).

Advanced security

The secure PIN document release function provides control over confidential documents, while the Universal Login Manager (ULM) offers further privacy controls via user authentication.

High-quality printing at an affordable price

Whether you’re printing copies of an internal document or a long sales presentation, you can count on high-quality results at an affordable price. Genuine Canon toner cartridges such as the 056H High Capacity Black Toner Cartridge can even produce up to 21,000 pages* before needing a replacement.

Compact design

The i-SENSYS MF542x wraps high performance and advanced functionality into a sleek, compact body – perfect for those who are short on space.

What's in the box?
  • Canon i-SENSYS MF542x
  • Black Starter Toner Cartridge (5100 Pages)
  • Manuals and Documentation
  • Power Cable
  • Software
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Double Sided Printing Automatic Double Sided Printing
Printer Resolution Up to 600 x 600 dpi Print
First Page As Fast as 5.7 Seconds First page
Product Group Output A4
Speed Monochrome Up to 43ppm Mono Print
Printer Enhanced Resolution Up to 1,200 x 1,200 dpi Print Enhanced
Print From USB Yes
Print Margins 5mm: Top, Bottom, Left and Right
Speed Monochrome (Duplex) Up to 36ipm Mono Print
Scanner Resolution Enhanced Up to 9,600 x 9,600 dpi Scan
Double Sided Scan Automatic
Duplex Scan Speed (colour) Up to 26ipm
Duplex Scan Speed (mono) Up to 70ipm
Maximum Scan Width 216mm
Scan Facility Present Yes
Scan File Format PNG, TIFF, JPEG, PDF, Compact PDF, Searchable PDF
Scan Resolution Up to 600 x 600 dpi
Scan Speed (colour) Up to 13ipm
Scan Speed (mono) Up to 38ipm
Copy Speed Monochrome Up to 43cpm Mono Copy
Copier Reduce/Enlarge 25 - 400 % Copy
Copy Resolution Up to 600 x 600 dpi Copy
Copy Facility Present Yes
Copy Features Frame Erase, Collate, 2 on 1, 4 on 1, ID card copy
Copy First Page (Mono) ADF: As Fast as 6.4 Seconds / Platen: As Fast as 6.3 Seconds
Double-Sided Copying 2-sided to 2-sided (Automatic)
Duplex Copy Speed (Mono) Up to 34.4ipm
Multiple Copying Up to 999 Copies
Interface Type(s) USB, Network, Wireless & Wi-Fi Direct
LCD Screen 12.7cm LCD Colour Touch Screen
Airprint Compatible Yes
Mobile & Cloud Printing Services Google Cloud Print Ready, Apple AirPrint, Canon PRINT Business App, Mopria Certified, Canon Print Service Plug-in for Android
Processor 800MHz x 2 Processor
Memory (Maximum) 1GB RAM
Operating Systems Supported Windows & Mac Compatible
Paper Handling Input 1 550 Sheet Input Tray
Paper Handling Input 2 100 Sheet Multipurpose Tray
ADF Paper Weight 50 to 105gsm
Automatic Document Feeder 50 Sheet DADF
Duplex Media Sizes Supported A4, Legal, Letter, OFFICIO, B-OFFICIO, M-OFFICIO, GLGL, Foolscap, Custom Size: 210 x 279.4 mm to 216.0 x 355.6 mm
Maximum Duplex Paper Weight 120gsm
Maximum Paper Weight 163gsm (Multipurpose Tray) / 120gsm (Cassette)
Media Sizes Supported (ADF) A4, A5, A6, B5, Legal, Letter, Statement, Custom Sizes: 105 x 128 mm to 215.9 x 355.6 mm
Media Sizes Supported (Multipurpose Tray) A4, A5, A5 (Landscape), A6, B5, Legal, Letter, Executive, Statement, OFFICIO, B-OFFICIO, M-OFFICIO, GLTR, GLGL, Foolscap, 16K, Indexcard, Envelope (COM10, Monarch, C5, DL), Custom Sizes: 76.2 x 127 mm to 216.0 x 355.6 mm
Media Sizes Supported (Tray 1) A4, A5, A5 (Landscape), A6, B5, Legal, Letter, Executive, Statement, OFFICIO, B-OFFICIO, M-OFFICIO, GLTR, GLGL, Foolscap, 16K, Custom Sizes: 105 x 148 mm to 216.0 x 355.6 mm
Media Types Supported Plain Paper, Recycled Paper, Heavy Paper, Thin Paper, Label, Post Card, Envelope
Minimum Paper Weight 60gsm
Paper Handling Output 150 Sheet Output Tray
Barcode 4549292133622
Monthly Duty Cycle Up to 150,000 Pages/Month
Recommended Max Print Volume Up to 7,500 Pages/Month
Mono or Colour Printer Mono
Multifunction Summary Print/Scan/Copy
Technology Multifunction Laser Printer
Dimensions 480mm (W) x 464mm (D) x 452mm (H) - 19.8kg
Product Type A4 Laser Printer
Toner Save Mode Yes
Printer Languages UFRII, PCL 5e, PCL6, Adobe PostScript 3
Secure Print Yes
In The Box Canon i-SENSYS MF542x, Black Starter Toner Cartridge (5100 Pages), Manuals and Documentation, Power Cable, Software
Black 5100 Pages

**Page yields are declared by the manufacturer in accordance with ISO/IEC standards or occasionally estimated based on 5% per page coverage. Yields will vary greatly depending on image, area coverage, print mode and environmental conditions.

Canon i-SENSYS MF542x Consumables

DescriptionProduct CodePrice
Canon 056L Black Toner Cartridge (5,100 Pages)
3006C002

£124.80 ex VAT @ 20%

£149.76 inc vat

Out of Stock
Canon 056 Standard Black Toner Cartridge (10,000 Pages)
3007C002

£194.22 ex VAT @ 20%

£233.06 inc vat

Out of Stock
Canon 056H High Capacity Black Toner Cartridge (21,000 Pages)
3008C002

£272.20 ex VAT @ 20%

£326.64 inc vat

Out of Stock

**Page yields are declared by the manufacturer in accordance with ISO/IEC standards or occasionally estimated based on 5% per page coverage. Yields will vary greatly depending on image, area coverage, print mode and environmental conditions.

Canon i-SENSYS MF542x Accessories

DescriptionProduct CodePrice
Canon 550 Sheet Paper Feeder PF-C1
0865C001AA

£129.22 ex VAT @ 20%

£155.06 inc vat

2 In Stock
Canon Control Interface Kit-C1
5145B001AA

£122.00 ex VAT @ 20%

£146.40 inc vat

Canon Copy Card Reader Attachment-J1
5140B002AA
Canon MiCard Attachment Kit-B1
5146B002AA

£139.00 ex VAT @ 20%

£166.80 inc vat

Canon Plain Pedestal-V2
2223C040AA

£154.59 ex VAT @ 20%

£185.51 inc vat

Canon Barcode Printing Kit
5143B001AA

£431.00 ex VAT @ 20%

£517.20 inc vat

Canon Send PDF Security Feature Set-E1
9594B002AA
Canon Card Reader-F1
4784B001AA

£910.00 ex VAT @ 20%

£1,092.00 inc vat

Canon i-SENSYS MF542x Cables

DescriptionProduct CodePrice
USB 2.0 Cable (1.8 Metre)
usbcable

£4.95 ex VAT @ 20%

£5.94 inc vat

99+ In Stock
USB 2.0 Cable (3 metre)
usbcable3m

£6.95 ex VAT @ 20%

£8.34 inc vat

99+ In Stock
Standard Ethernet Cable (3 Metre)
networkcable

£9.95 ex VAT @ 20%

£11.94 inc vat

99+ In Stock
USB 2.0 Cable (5 Metre)
usbcable5m

£9.95 ex VAT @ 20%

£11.94 inc vat

99+ In Stock
Standard Ethernet Cable (5 Metre)
networkcable5m

£12.95 ex VAT @ 20%

£15.54 inc vat

99+ In Stock
Standard Ethernet Cable (10 Metre)
networkcable10m

£14.95 ex VAT @ 20%

£17.94 inc vat

99+ In Stock

Customer Question & Answers

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Q Hi does this printer supports multiple users / departmental code? Thanks.
A The HP LaserJet Pro M521dn features HP Web Jetadmin which allows multiple users and the establisment of end-user rules to help control cost, access to colour and the ability to proect sensitive data.
Q Hi Can this machine scan into email-box please? Thanks
A The Canon i-SENSYS MF542x is capable of scan to e-mail and supports the following file formats;TIFF/JPEG/PDF/Compact PDF/Searchable PDF/Encrypted PDF3/PDF (Digital signature)3.
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VAT is payable at a rate of 20%

This calculation is based on current pricing which is subject to change over time and excludes the cost of additional long life components such as drums, fusers or other maintenance items.

*Page yields are declared by the manufacturer in accordance with ISO/IEC standards or occasionally estimated based on 5% coverage. Yield will vary greatly depending on image, area coverage, print mode and environmental conditions.

*Page yields are declared by the manufacturer in accordance with ISO/IEC standards or occasionally estimated based on 5% per page coverage. Yields will vary greatly depending on image, area coverage, print mode and environmental conditions.

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