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Color iR LBP5970

Main Unit Specs

Model Name Color imageRUNNER LBP5970
Printing Process Type: Desktop Color Laser Printer
Copying Method: Electrophoto method (Color RAPID Fusing System)
Developing System: Dry Dual Component Developing System
Letter 31/30 ppm
First Print Time Black and White: 7.5 Sec.
Color: 9.0 Sec.
Warm-Up Time: 0 Seconds from Standby, 30 Seconds or Less from Power On
Processor R4000 Series (400 MHz***)
MIPS64 Series (533 MHz***)
Memory Standard: 256MB RAM
Maximum: 768MB RAM*
Hard Disk Drive: Optional 30GB
Page Description Language UFR II/PCL5c/6
Optional PDL Support: PostScript® 3™ Emulation (PS ROM 98B/98C)Print Resolution
Super Fine Mode: 1200 dpi x 1200 dpi
Fine Mode: 2400 dpi equivalent x 600 dpi
PCL5c/6: 2400 dpi equivalent x 600 dpi
PS3 (Optional): 1200 dpi x 1200 dpi (Text and Line Only)
2400 dpi equivalent x 600 dpi
Engine Resolution: 1200 dpi x 1200 dpi
Printer Driver UFR II: Windows® (Windows 2000/XP/Vista®/ Server 2003), Citrix MetaFrame/Macintosh® (OS 10.3.3 or later)/Novell Netware® v3.20/4.1/4.11/4.20/5.0/5.1/6.0/6.5 (IPX/SPX)
PCL5c/6: Windows (Windows 2000/XP/Vista/Server 2003), Citrix MetaFrame
PS3 Emulation: Windows (Windows98/Me/2000/XP/Server 2003), Citrix MetaFrame/Macintosh (OS 10.3.3 or later)

Halftone: 256 Gradations (Continuous-Tone)

Interface Network Interface Connections: 10/100Base-TX (RJ-45)
Wireless LAN (IEEE 802.11)**
Other Interface: USB 2.0 Hi-Speed/USB Full-Speed (USB 1.1 Equivalent)
User Interface: LCD 16 Characters x 1 Line
11 LED Indicators, 9 Operation Keys
Paper Handling
Standard Input Upper Cassette  
Paper Size Ledger, Legal, Letter, Executive
Paper Weight 17 lb. Bond to 28 lb. Bond
Standard Input Multi Purpose Tray  
Paper Size Ledger, Legal, Statement, Letter, Executive, Custom Sizes (Width: 3-7/8″ to 5-3/4″ Length: 5-1/2″ to 18″), Long Size Paper (Width: 8-3/8″ to 11-3/4″ Length: 18″ to 47-1/4″) and Envelopes
Paper Weight 17 lb. Bond to 80 lb. Cover
Paper Sources
Standard: 230-Sheet Paper Cassette (20 lb. Bond)
90-Sheet Multi Purpose Tray
Optional: 550-Sheet x Up to 3 Paper Cassettes
Maximum: 1,970 Sheets
Maximum Paper Size: 11″ x 17″ (305 x 457mm Paper Size)
Output Capacity: Approximately 250 Sheets (20 lb. Bond)
Paper Output: Face-Down
Duplexing: Standard Automatic Trayless Duplexing
Dimensions 15″ x 21″ x 25″
Installation Space (W x D): 21 1/2″ x 37 3/5″ (When Multi-Purpose Tray is Extended)
Weight Approximately 106.9 lb.
Power Source 120V – 127V 60Hz
Plug: NEMA 5-15P
Power Consumption  
Standard Operating: Approximately 653W (Average)
Standby: Approximately 34W (Average)
Power Saver Mode Approximately 14W (Average)
Deep Sleep Mode: Approximately 1W (Average)


Estimated Toner Yield For Black and White 10,000 images @ 5% coverage††
Estimated Toner Yield For Color 6,000 images @ 5% coverage††OPTIONAL ACCESSORIES
Paper Feeder Unit-PF-98B†††
Paper Sizes: Ledger, Legal, Letter, Executive, Custom Sizes (Width 8-3/8 to 11-3/4″; Length 8-3/8″ to 17″)
Paper Cassettes Capacity: 550 Sheets x 3 Cassettes (20 lb. Bond)
Dimensions (H x W x D): 5-5/8″ x 21-1/2″ x 27-1/2″
Weight: Approximately 24.3 lb.

Other Optional Accessories

  • PostScript 3 Emulation/Barcode Printing ROM A-98B
  • PostScript 3 Emulation ROM A-98C
  • Wireless Network Interface Board NB-W2
  • Hard Disk Kit HD-98B
  • Cabinet-W1 (Small)^
  • Cabinet-X1 (Large)^^
  • Expansion RAM ER-128A*
  • Expansion RAM ER-256A*
  • Expansion RAM ER-512A*

* One memory slot available for additional memory.
** Through optional Wireless LAN Kit.
*** The upper limit of the frequency range.
^ If 1200-dpi print is selected, engine speed will be reduced.
^^ Up to three additional paper cassettes can be installed when Cabinet-W1 is attached.
^^^ Up to one additional paper cassette can be installed when Cabinet-X1 is attached.
† Excluding the Toner Cartridges and Drum Cartridges.
†† When printing letter-sized paper at 5% page coverage with the default print density settings.
††† Up to three additional paper cassettes can be added.
PostScript 3 emulation/Barcode Printing ROM A-98B and PostScript 3 emulation ROM A-98C cannot be installed together.

The imageRUNNER LBP desktop printers are equipped with standard duplexing to save paper costs, and employ Canon’s RAPID fusing technology – to reduce energy consumption and eliminate long warm-up times. The imageRUNNER LBP devices are network-ready, and support Canon UFR II technology for improved printing productivity while maintaining consistent imageRUNNER print driver operability. Furthermore, each model incorporates familiar utilities like Remote User Interface (RUI) and imageWARE Enterprise Management Console, while including several security advancements to protect confidentiality.

The Color imageRUNNER LBP5970 model operates at up to 31 pages per minute (letter) in monochrome and up to 30 ppm (letter) in brilliant color.

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Sincerely, Scott Davis, President

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