Canon 3570 Printer Review
The Canon imageRUNNER 3570 is a true all-in-one device that offers heavy-duty offices the chance to print, scan, copy and fax documents without the hassle of using multiple devices. Speeds of up to 35 pages per minute for monochrome projects are among the quickest of similar laser printers. A number of other features equip this device to handle small or medium offices looking to expand, from its flexible media handling, long-lasting imageRUNNER 3570 printer toner to its intuitive control features.
While its bulky size of approximately 22x27x30 inches makes the 3570 far too large to share a desktop with a computer, its bundle of on-screen controls will minimize a user's need for a computer. The units full-color touchscreen LCD is its best asset in this respect, offering users the option to create shortcuts for popular print, scan and copy functions. Users will also be able walk up to the machine and print straight from their personal storage device if it is compatible with the unit's front card reader slot. Standard connectivity also includes a rear USB port and ethernet interface.
The unit's list of appealing features span further to its double-sided printing for conserving paper and the built-in 50-sheet automatic document feeder that can continuously scan or fax projects. The machine also provides a standard paper capacity of 1,100 pages that can conveniently be upgraded to a maximum of 4,750 pages. This expandability and its large total monthly duty cycle of 130,000 pages make it a suitable choice for large-volume printing.
While the scan resolution of 600x600 dpi is low considering its price, it is able to copy documents with a quality that enhances the original with a resolution of 1200x600 dpi using Canon 3570 toner. Projects such as text documents and graphics printed with a detailed output resolution of 2400x600 dpi using black imageRUNNER 3570 toner.
Since the machine only uses one black Canon 3570 toner cartridge, users won't be spending so much on replacement toners that it puts a huge dent in the office budget. With a yield of up to 24,000 pages for each replacement Canon 3570 toner cartridge, this unit can easily handle heavy workloads.
The 3570 has a long list of positive attributes that will help users to increase their daily productivity, from its speeds and expandable media handling to its versatile 4-in-1 design. In addition, many users can have quick access to this device thanks to its built-in control features, making it an ideal selection for busy small offices.