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Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE 8505i III

reliable, easy-to-maintain solution that delivers high-quality output

  • Prints up to 105 ppm in black and white
  • Standard PCL and PS
  • Print up to 13” x 19”
  • 300 sheet Single-pass duplex scanner for scanning speeds up to 240ipm (300dpi)/150ipm (600dpi) for Black and White and 220ipm (300dpi)/60ipm (600dpi) for Color
  • 7,700-sheet maximum paper capacity depending on configuration
  • 10.1″ intuitive touchscreen with smartphone-like usability (OPTIONAL 10.4″ upright touchscreen)
  • Built-in Wireless Functionality
  • AirPrint Ready
  • Strong feature set
    • Workflow Efficiency
    • Security
    • Cost Management
    • Device and Fleet Management
    • Quality and Reliability
    • Sustainability
  • Key highlights of the third generation imageRUNNER ADVANCE III models
    • Connection to the cloud, including cloud-based authentication, dashboard reporting, basic scan-to-cloud (Google Drive) powered by uniFLOW Online Express*
    • Hardened security with the addition of the following security features (previously available as options)
      • Encrypted Secure Print
      • Secure Watermark
      • Encrypted PDF
      • Device Digital Signature PDF

Main Unit Specs

Model Name imageRUNNER ADVANCE 8505i III
Type Monochrome Laser Multifunctional
Core Functions Standard: Print, Copy, Scan, Send, Store Optional: Fax
Processor Canon Dual Custom Processor (Shared)
Control Panel Standard: 10.1″ TFT LCD WSVGA Color Flat-panel
Optional: 10.4″ TFT LCD SVGA Color Upright-panel
Memory 3.0 GB RAM
Hard Disk Drive Standard: 250 GB
Maximum: 1 TB
Mirroring Hard Disk Drive Optional (250 GB, 1 TB)
Method: Raid1
Interface Connection Network: 1000Base-T/100Base-TX/10Base-T, Wireless LAN (IEEE 802.11 b/g/n)
Optional: NFC, Bluetooth Low Energy
Other Interface Standard: USB 2.0 x2 (Host), USB 3.0 x1 (Host), USB 2.0 x1 (Device)
Optional: Serial Interface, Copy Control Interface
PAPER CAPACITY (LTR, 20LB BOND) Standard: 4,200 Sheets
Maximum: 7,700 Sheets
PAPER SOURCES (LTR, 20LB BOND) Standard: Dual 1,500-sheet Paper Drawers, Dual 550-sheet Paper Cassettes, 100-sheet Stack Bypass
Optional: 3,500-sheet Paper Deck (POD DECK LITE-C1 or PAPER DECK UNIT-E1)
PAPER OUTPUT CAPACITY (LTR, 20LB BOND) With External Finishers (-V1): 3,500 Sheets
With External Finishers (-X1): 4,250 Sheets
With External Finishers (-W1 PRO): 5,000 Sheets
FINISHING CAPABILITIES With External Finishers: Collate, Group, Offset, Staple, Staple On Demand, Staple-free Staple, Booklet, Booklet Trimming, Hole Punch, Professional Hole Punch, Document Insertion, Folding (C, Z, Half, Accordion Z, Double-parallel)
SUPPORTED MEDIA TYPES Paper Drawers (1/2): Thin, Plain, Recycled, Color, Heavy, Pre-punched, Letterhead, Bond Paper
Cassettes (3/4): Thin, Plain, Recycled, Color, Heavy, Pre-punched, Letterhead, Bond, Tab
Stack Bypass: Thin, Plain, Recycled, Color, Heavy, Pre-punched, Bond, Transparency, Labels, Letterhead, Tab, Tracing1
POD DECK LITE-C1: Thin, Plain, Recycled, Color, Heavy, Pre-punched, Letterhead, Bond, Transparency, Labels, Tab
PAPER DECK UNIT-E1: Thin, Plain, Recycled, Color, Heavy, Pre-punched, Letterhead, Bond
SUPPORTED MEDIA SIZES Paper Drawers (1/2): Letter Paper Cassettes (3/4): 13″ x 19″, 12-5/8″ x 17-11/16″, 12″ x 18″, 11″ x 17″, Legal, Letter, Letter-R, Executive, Statement-R, Custom Size (5-1/2″ x 7-1/8″ to 13″ x 19-1/4″)
Stack Bypass: 13″ x 19″, 12-5/8″ x 17-11/16″, 12″ x 18″, 11″ x 17″, Legal, Letter, Letter-R, Executive, Statement-R, Custom Size (4 x 5-7/8″ to 13″ x 19-1/4″), Free Size (4″ x 7-1/4″ to 13″ x 19-1/4″)
POD DECK LITE-C1: 13″ x 19″, 12-5/8″ x 17-11/16″, 12″ x 18″, 11″ x 17″, Legal, Letter, Letter-R, Executive, Statement-R, Custom Size (5-1/2″ x 7-1/8″ to 13″ x 19-1/4″
SUPPORTED MEDIA WEIGHTS Paper Decks/Cassettes: 14 lb. Bond to 80 lb. Cover (52 to 220 g/m2)
Stack Bypass: 14 lb. Bond to 140 lb. Index (52 to 256 g/m2)
Duplexing: 14 lb. Bond to 80 lb. Cover (52 to 220 g/m2)
WARM-UP TIME 2 From Power On: 60 Seconds or Less
From Sleep Mode: 60 Seconds or Less
DIMENSIONS (W X D X H) Standard: 26-3/8″ x 30-5/8″ x 48″ (670 mm x 779 mm x 1,220 mm)
With Optional Upright Control-Panel: 58-3/8″ x 30-3/8″ x 49-1/4″ (1,481 mm x 770 mm x 1,252 mm)
INSTALLATION SPACE (WXD) Fully Configured: 162″ x 55-1/8″ (4,124 mm x 1,400 mm) (POD Deck Lite-C1 + Booklet Finisher-W1 Pro + Document Insertion Unit-N1 + Paper Folding Unit-J1 + Multi Function Professional Puncher-B1)
WEIGHT(2) With Standard Flat Touch- Panel: Approx. 520.3 lb. (236 kg)4
With Optional Upright Control-Panel: Approx. 529.1 lb. (240 kg)4


PRINT Up to 105 ppm (Letter)
Up to 81 ppm (Letter-R)
Up to 63 ppm (Legal)
Up to 53 ppm (11″ x 17″)
PRINT RESOLUTION 1200 dpi x 1200 dpi, 600 dpi x 600 dpi
DIRECT PRINT Available from USB, Advanced Box, Remote UI, and Web Access4
PRINTING FROM MOBILE DEVICES AND CLOUD-BASED SERVICES A range of software and MEAP-based solutions are available to provide printing from mobile devices or Internet connected devices and cloud-based services depending on your requirements.
FONTS PCL fonts: 93 Roman, 10 Bitmap fonts, 2 OCR fonts, Andalé Mono WT J/K/S/T (Japanese, Korean, Simplified and Traditional Chinese)(4), Barcode Fonts(5)
PS fonts: 136 Roman
OPERATING SYSTEM(6) UFRII: Windows Vista®/Server 2008/Windows® 7/Server 2008 R2/Server 2012/Windows 8.1/Server 2012 R2/Windows 10/Server 2016, MAC OS X (10.7 or later)
PCL: Windows Vista/Server 2008/Windows 7/Server 2008 R2/Server 2012/Server 2012 R2/Windows 10/Server 2016
PS: Windows Vista/Server 2008/Windows 7/Server 2008 R2/Server 2012/Windows 8.1/Server 2012 R2/Windows 10/Server 2016, MAC OS X (10.7 or later)
PPD: MAC OS X (10.3.9 or later), Windows Vista/Windows 7/Windows 8/Windows 8.1/Windows 10
PRINT FEATURES Suspend Job Timeout, Subset Finishing (PS only), Profile Settings, Secured Print, Watermark, Header/Footer, Page Layout, Two-sided Printing, Collating, Booklet Printing, Grouping, Mixed Paper Sizes/Orientations, Offsetting, Front/Back Covers, Toner Reduction, Poster Printing, Forced Hold Printing


COPY Up to 105 ppm (Letter)
Up to 81 ppm (Letter-R)
Up to 63 ppm (Legal)
Up to 53 ppm (11″ x 17″)
FIRST-COPY-OUT-TIME As Fast as 2.7 Seconds
COPY RESOLUTION Reading: Up to 600 x 600
Printing: 1200 x 1200
MULTIPLE COPIES Up to 9,999 copies
COPY EXPOSURE Automatic or Manual (9 Levels)
MAGNIFICATION 25%-400% (1% Increments)
PRESET REDUCTIONS 25%, 50%, 64%, 73%,78%
PRESET ENLARGEMENTS 121%, 129%, 200%, 400%
BASIC COPY FEATURES Preset Reduction/Enlargement Ratios by Area, Paper Setting, Previous Settings, Favorite Settings, Finishing, Two-Sided, Density Adjustment, Original Type Selection, Interrupt Mode, Setting Confirmation/Cancel
SPECIAL COPY FEATURES Book to Two Pages, Two-sided Original, Finishing, Booklet, Job Build, N on 1, Add Cover, Insert Sheets, Different Size Originals, Density Adjustment, Original Type Selection, Transparency Cover Sheets, Page Numbering, Copy Set Numbering, Sharpness, Erase Frame, Secure Watermark, Print Date, Shift, Gutter, Print & Check, Negative/Positive, Repeat Images, Merge Job Blocks, Job Done Notice, Mirror Image, Print on Tab, Store in Mail Box, Superimpose Image, Cascade Copy, Copy ID Card, Multi Sheet Feed Detection, Skip Blank Pages, Free Size Original


TYPE Color Platen and Single-pass Duplexing Automatic Document Feeder
DOCUMENT FEEDER SUPPORTED MEDIA SIZES 11″ x 17″, Legal, Letter, Letter-R, Statement, Statement-R
DOCUMENT FEEDER SUPPORTED MEDIA WEIGHTS BW Original: 13 lb. Bond to 80 lb. Cover (50 to 220 g/m2)
CL Original: 17 lb. Bond to 80 lb. Cover (64 to 220 g/m2)
PLATEN ACCEPTABLE ORIGINALS Sheet, Book, 3-Dimensional Objects [Up to 4.4 lb. (2 kg)]
PULL SCAN Color Network ScanGear2 for both Twain and WIA Supported OS: Windows Vista/7/8.1/10 Server 2008/Server 2008 R2/Server 2012/Server 2012 R2/Server 2016
SCAN RESOLUTION 600 x 600 dpi, 400 x 400 dpi, 300 x 300 dpi, 200 x 400 dpi, 200 x 200 dpi, 200 x 100 dpi, 150 x 150 dpi, 100 x 100dpi
SCAN TO MOBILE DEVICES AND CLOUD-BASED SERVICES A range of solutions is available to provide scanning to mobile devices and cloud-based services depending on your requirements.
SCAN SPEED (LETTER) Single-sided Scanning (BW): 120 ipm (300 dpi)/120 ipm (600 dpi)
Single-sided Scanning (Color): 120 ipm (300 dpi)/60 ipm (600 dpi)
Double-sided Scanning (BW): 240 ipm (300 dpi)/150 ipm (600 dpi)
Double-sided Scanning (Color): 220 ipm (300 dpi)/60 ipm (600 dpi)


DESTINATION E-mail/Internet Fax (SMTP), SMB, FTP, WebDAV, Mail Box, Super G3 Fax, IP Fax (Optional)
COLOR MODE Automatic-Color Select (Full Color/Grayscale), Automatic- Color Select (Full Color/Black-and-White), Full color, Grayscale, and Black-and-White
ADDRESS BOOK LDAP (2,000)/Local (1,600)/Speed Dial (200)
SEND RESOLUTION 600 x 600 dpi, 400 x 400 dpi, 300 x 300 dpi, 200 x 400 dpi, 200 x 200 dpi, 200 x 100 dpi, 150 x 150 dpi, 100 x 100dpi
E-mail/I-Fax: SMTP, POP3, I-Fax (Simple, Full)
FILE FORMAT Standard: TIFF, JPEG, PDF (Encrypted, Compact, Searchable, Apply Policy, Optimize for Web, PDF A/1-b), XPS (Compact, Searchable), Office Open XML (PowerPoint, Word), Digital Signature (PDF/XPS)
Optional: PDF (Trace & Smooth)
UNIVERSAL SEND FEATURES Original Type Selection,Two-sided Original, Book to Two Pages, Different-size Originals, Density Adjustment, Sharpness, Copy Ratio, Erase Frame, Job Build, Delayed Send, Preview, Finished Stamp, Job Done Notice, File Name, Subject/Message, Reply-to, E-mail Priority, TX Report, Original Content Orientation, Skip Blank Originals, Detect Feeder Multi Sheet Feed


MAXIMUM NUMBER OF LINES 4 (Line One Standard, Line Two Optional)
MODEM SPEED Super G3: 33.6 Kbps
G3: 14.4 Kbps
RESOLUTION 400 x 400 dpi, 200 x 400 dpi, 200 x 200 dpi, 200 x 100 dpi
SENDING / RECORDING SIZE Statement-R to 11″ x 17″
FAX MEMORY Up to 30,000 Pages
FAX FEATURES Original Type Selection, Two-sided Original, Book to Two Pages, Different-size Originals, Density for Scanning, Sharpness, Copy Ratio, Erase Frame, Job Build, Specifying the Sender’s Name (when sending fax), Sender’s Name (TTI), Selecting the Telephone Line (when sending fax), Direct Send, Delayed Send, Preview, Finished Stamp, Job Done Notice, TX Report, Multi Sheet Feed Detection


MAIL BOX SIMPLE(NUMBER SUPPORTED) 100 User In-boxes, 1 Memory RX In-box, 50 Confidential Fax In-boxes, 30,000 Maximum Pages Stored
ADVANCED BOX Communication Protocol: SMB or WebDAV
Supported Client PC: Windows (Windows Vista/7/8/8.1/10)
Concurrent Connections (Max.)
SMB: 64
WebDAV: 3 (Active Sessions)
Approx. 480 GB (1 TB HDD)
ADVANCED BOX FEATURES Disabling Advanced Box, Storage Filtering, Authentication for Advanced Box Log-in, Search Function, Sort Function, Printing a PDF File with a Password, imageWARE Secure Audit Manager Support


AUTHENTICATION Standard: Universal Login Manager(7), uniFLOW Online Express(8) User Authentication, Department ID Authentication, Access Management System, Device and Function Level Log-in
Optional: uniFLOW
DATA Standard: Trusted Platform Module (TPM), Hard Disk Password Lock, Hard Disk Drive Erase, Mail Box Password Protection, Hard Disk Drive Encryption (FIPS140-2 Validated)
Optional: IEEE 2600.2 Common Criteria Certification, Data Loss Prevention (Requires uniFLOW)
NETWORK Standard: Encrypted Secure Print, IP/Mac Address Filtering, IPsec, TLS Encrypted Communication, SNMP V3.0, IEEE 802.1X, IPv6, SMTP Authentication, POP Authentication before SMTP
DOCUMENT Standard: Secure Watermark, Secure Print, Forced Hold Printing, Adobe LiveCycle® Rights Management ES2.5 Integration, Encrypted PDF, Encrypted Secure Print, Device Signatures
Optional: User Signatures, Document Scan Locking


OPERATING ENVIRONMENT Temperature: 50 to 86 ºF
Humidity: 20 to 80 % RH (no condensation)
POWER REQUIREMENTS 120-127 V AC, 60 Hz, 16 A/td>
POWER CONSUMPTION Maximum: Approx. 2,032 W
Standby: Approx. 239 Wh
Energy Saver Mode: Approx. 202 Wh
Sleep Mode: Approx. 0.9 W or less10
Typical Electricity Consumption (TEC) Rating: 9.8 kWh
Rated EPEAT® Gold(10)


TONER GPR-37 Black Toner

1 Some types of tracing paper cannot be used.
2 Warm-up time shown for when “Quick Startup Settings for Main Power” is set to “OFF”. For significantly faster warm-up set “Quick Startup Settings for Main Power” to “ON”.
3 Including the toner bottle.
4 PDF print from Websites is supported.
5 EPS can be printed directly only from the Remote User Interface.
6 Requires the optional PCL International Font Set-A1.
7 Other operating systems and environments including AS/400, UNIX, Linux and Citrix may be supported. Some of these solutions are chargeable. SAP Device Types are available via the SAP Market Place. For more information, contact your sales representative.
8 No charge for this solution; however activation is required.
9 Check for availability.
10 0.9 W sleep mode not available in all circumstances due to certain settings.
11 For current EPEAT rating (Gold/Silver/Bronze), please visit www.epeat.net.

The Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE 8500 Series is an intuitive, high performance solution for enterprise-level offices and central reprographics departments (CRDs). This black-and-white multifunction printer can be your organization’s essential device for streamlining overall workflow efficiency and helping to improve productivity in a high-volume workplace. Built on the core values of Canon’s Third Generation imageRUNNER ADVANCE platform,* the imageRUNNER ADVANCE 8500 Series operates on intelligent information management principles.
Designed for high volume offices and CRDs, the imageRUNNER ADVANCE 8505i III multifunction printer is capable of meeting diverse needs, with high quality output and precision staple/booklet finishing options. Serving high-volume offices and in-plants, the imageRUNNER ADVANCE 8500 Series is designed to not only meet the needs of dedicated operators but it can also serve busy multi-user environments, with an intuitive user interface. Together these benefits can improve uptime and help facilitate business continuity.

A note from Scott Davis, Chairman

"When I joined the family business back in 1964, my father insisted that I start in the service department. Service has always been the core of our business, and it always will be. It’s what we call The Davis Difference.

We help you feel comfortable with the technology that you choose, and we address every service issue quickly and professionally. Whether you’re already a client or thinking about partnering with us, rest assured that you can call and ask for me directly at any time, with any question."

Sincerely, Scott Davis, Chairman

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