imageRUNNER C3120

imageRUNNER C3120

Seamless functionality, maximum performance

Designed with simplicity in mind, the imageRUNNER C3120 brings greater workflow productivity by streamlining daily operations. Equipped with standard Wi-Fi and Direct Access Point, achieve high quality colour prints with seamless connection.

  • A3 Colour
  • Print speed of up to 20/20 pages per minute (CL/BW)
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Excellent Colour Quality

Canon’s V² colour imaging technology delivers outstanding colour quality. Be impressed with vivid and vibrant quality prints time after time.

Streamlined Workflow

The Application Library helps increase work efficiency. Save time by streamlining routine operations, simplifying frequently performed tasks at the touch of a button.

Cloud Control

A simple cloud-based print management solution, uniFLOW Online Express optimises prints through smart usage analytics. Easily track and manage print, copy, scan and fax usage with usage reports.



Main Unit


A3 Color Laser Multifunctional

Core Functions

Print, Copy, Scan, Send and Optional Fax

Control Panel

5 inch TFT LCD WVGA Colour Touch panel


Standard: 2.0GB RAM


eMMC Standard: 2.0GB

Interface Connection

Standard: 1000BaseT/100Base-TX/10Base-T, Wireless LAN (IEEE802.11b/g/n)
Optional: NFC

Standard: USB 2.0 (Host) x 2,
USB 2.0 (Device) x 1
Optional: Copy Control Interface

Paper Supply Capacity (A4, 80 gsm)

Standard: 1,200 Sheets
100-sheets Multi-purpose tray x 1, 550-sheets Paper cassette x 2
Maximum: 2,300 Sheets (with Cassette Feeding Unit-AP1)

Paper Output Capacity (A4, 80 gsm)

Standard: 250 Sheets
Maximum: 700 Sheets (with Inner Finisher-K1 and Copy Tray J2 )

Supported Media Types

Multi-purpose Tray:
Thin, Plain, Heavy*1, Recycled, Coated*1, Color, Tracing, Bond, Transparency, Label, Pre-punched, Envelope

Paper Cassette (Upper/Lower Cassette):
Thin, Plain, Heavy, Recycled, Color, Bond, Transparency, Pre-punched, Envelope*2

Supported Media Sizes

Multi-purpose tray:
Standard size: SRA3, A3, A4, A4R, A5, A5R, A6R, B4, B5, B5R, Envelope [COM10 No.10, Monarch, ISO-C5, DL]
Custom size: 98.4 x 139.7 mm to 320.0 x 457.2 mm

Paper Cassette (Upper Cassette):
Standard size: A4, A5, A5R, A6R, B5
Custom size: 105.0 x 148.0 mm up to 297.0 x 215.9 mm
Envelope: ISO-C5

Paper Cassette (Lower Cassette):
Standard size: A3, A4, A4R, A5, A5R, A6R, B4, B5, B5R
Custom size: 105.0 x 148.0 mm up to 304.8 x 457.2 mm
Envelope: [COM10 No.10, Monarch, DL]*3

Supported Media Weights

Multi-purpose tray: 52 to 300 gsm*4
Paper Cassette (Upper/Lower Cassette): 52 to 220 gsm
Duplex: 52 to 220 gsm

Warm-up Time

From Sleep Mode: 10 Seconds or Less
From Power On : 19s or Less*5

Dimensions (W x D x H)

565 x 664 x 880 mm

Installation Space (W x D)

1,141 x 1,117 mm*6


Approx. 60.1kg without toner


Print Speed (BW/CL)

Up to 20/20 ppm (A4, A5, A5R, A6R), Up to 15/15 ppm (A3), Up to 20/20 ppm (A4R)

Print Resolution (dpi)

600 x 600, 1200 x 1200 (half-speed)

Page Description Languages

Standard: UFR II
Option: PCL6, Adobe®PostScript®3™

Direct Print

Supported file types: PDF, EPS, TIFF/JPEG, XPS*7


PCL fonts: 93 Roman, 10 Bitmap fonts, 2 OCR fonts, Barcode fonts*8
PS fonts: 136 Roman

Operating System

UFRII: Windows® 7 / 8.1 / 10 / Server2008 / Server2008 R2 / Server2012 / Server2012 R2 / Server2016 / Server2019, Mac OS X(10.10 or later)

PCL: Windows® 7 / 8.1 / 10 / Server2008 / Server2008 R2 / Server2012 / Server2012 R2 / Server2016 / Server2019

PS: Windows® 7 / 8.1 / 10 / Server2008 / Server2008 R2 / Server2012 / Server2012 R2 / Server2016 / Server2019, Mac OS X (10.10 or later)

PPD: Windows® 7 / 8.1 /10, MAC OS X (10.9 or later)

As of November, 2019.




Optional: Color Platen (Platen Cover-Y2) or DADF-BA1 [2-sided to 2-sided (Automatic with DADF)]
DADF: Duplexing Automatic Document Feeder

Document Feeder Paper Capacity (80 gsm)

100 Sheets

Acceptable Originals and Weights

Platen: Sheet, Book, and 3-Dimensional objects

Document Feeder media weight:
1-sided scanning: 38 to 128 gsm (BW), 64 to 128 gsm (CL)
2-sided scanning: 50 to 128 gsm (BW), 64 to 128 gsm (CL)

Supported Media Sizes

Platen: Max. scanning size: 297.0 x 431.8 mm
Document Feeder media size: A3, A4, A4R, A5, A5R, B4, B5, B5R, B6
Custom size: 128.0 x 139.7mm to 297.0 x 431.8mm

Scan Speed (A4, BW/CL)

1-sided Scanning:
55/55 (300 x 300 dpi, send),
30/30 (600 x 600 dpi, copy)

2-sided Scanning:
27.5/27.5 (300 x 300 dpi, send),
15/15 (600 x 600 dpi, copy)

Scan Resolution (dpi)

Scan for Copy: up to 600 x 600
Scan for Fax: up to 600 x 600

Pull Scan Specifications

ScanGear MF. For both TWAIN and WIA
Supported OS: Windows® 7/8.1/10

Scan Method

PushScan, PullScan, Scan to Network, Scan to memory media (USB Memory Key), Scan to cloud-based services (uniFLOW)



Maximum Number of Connection Lines


Modem Speed

Super G3: 33.6 kbps
G3: 14.4 kbps

Compression Method


Resolution (dpi)

400 x 400 (Ultra Fine), 200 x 400 (Super Fine), 200 x 200 (Fine/Photo), 200 x 100 (Normal)

Sending / Receiving Size

Sending: A3, A4, A4R, A5*11, A5R*11, B4, B5*10, B5R*11
Receiving: A3, A4, A4R, A5R, B4, B5, B5R

FAX / Memory

Up to 512 pages

Speed Dials

Max. 281

Group Dials / Destinations

Max. 299 dials

Sequential Broadcast

Max. 310 addresses

Memory Backup



Authentication and Access Control

Department ID Authentication ( Department ID and PIN Login, Function Level Login), uniFLOW Online Express (PIN Login, Card Login, Card and PIN Login)

Document Security

Print Security (Secure Print, uniFLOW Secure Print*12), Scan Security (Encrypted PDF, Device Signature PDF), Send Data Security (Restricted E-mail/File send functions, Confirming FAX number, Allow/Restrict Fax Driver Transmissions, Allow/Restrict Sending from History)

Network Security

IPSec, IEEE802.1X authentication, SNMPv3, Firewall Functionality (IP/MAC Address Filtering), Enabling/Disabling Remote UI, G3 FAX separation from LAN, USB Port separation from LAN

Device Security

Standard: Storage Initialize, Job Log Conceal Function, Protecting MFD Software Integrity

Device Management and Auditing

Standard: Administrator Password, Digital Certificate and Key Management, Security Policy Setting


Operating Environment

Temperature: 10 to 30 ÂşC
Humidity: 20 to 80% RH (Relative Humidity)

Power Source

220-240V 50/60Hz 10A

Power Consumption

Maximum: Approx. 1500W or less
Standby: Approx. 34.3W*13
Sleep mode: Approx. 2W*14 , Approx. 1W*15


Paper Supply Options

Output options

Hardware Accessories

System and Controller Options

Other Options

  1. SRA3 is unsupported for Coated (257-300gsm) and Heavy (257-300gsm) paper.
  2. Lower Cassette: Envelope Feeder Attachment A is required.
  3. Envelope Feeder Attachment A is required.
  4. SRA3 is unsupported for Coated (257-300gsm) and Heavy (257-300gsm) paper.
  5. Time from device power on, until copy ready (not print reservation).
  6. With Cassette open.
  7. XPS is supported from LPR command print only.
  8. Barcode Printing Kit-D1 is required.
  9. Single Page Only.
  10. Sent as B4.
  11. Sent as A4.
  12. Requires uniFLOW Online / uniFLOW.
  13. Reference value: measured one unit.
  14. Wireless LAN power serve mode OFF. Sleep mode is not available in all circumstances due to certain settings.
  15. Wireless LAN power serve mode ON. Sleep mode is not available in all circumstances due to certain settings.
  16. Requires 3 Way Unit-D1.

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