Canon IR ADV 8505i


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 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.

*Canon’s Third Generation imageRUNNER ADVANCE core values include Workflow Efficiency, Cost Management, Security, Device and Fleet Management Efficiency, Quality and Reliability, and Sustainability.


Workflow Efficiency

Through an intuitive user interface with responsive touchscreen technology, the Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE 8500 Series offers workflow efficiency for enterprise print shops.  With My ADVANCE, user-based customization creates favorable user experiences to support virtually seamless workflow. This multifunction solution can scan and convert documents into a number of file formats through a single-pass duplexing document feeder that holds up to 300 originals. You’ll get flexible finishing options for high-end professional printing, and the optional imagePASS-Y1 is available for robust processing, variable data printing (VDP), and print production workflow.

Cost Management

The Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE 8500 Series is designed to help reduce unnecessary printing to contribute toward cost savings. When applying optional print policies, output monitoring, and usage restrictions, your organization can rely on detailed output tracking and reporting for effective cost analysis. Remote diagnostics, consistency in operation, and centralized fleet management options help support maximized uptime and reduced IT resources that can result in organizational cost reduction.


Security is an ongoing priority in many businesses, and the print environment is no exception. The Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE 8500 Series allows you to control your printer’s access with authentication via the Universal Login Manager application. This security solution can help prevent unauthorized access to sensitive information. Canon counts on integration with IPsec and SSL technology along with port filtering capabilities to help users facilitate and manage information privacy and security, including fleet administration. The standard HDD Encryption function on the imageRUNNER ADVANCE 8500 Series models allows the device to automatically encrypt the data stored on the main unit’s HDD to limit unauthorized access to data. The latest HDD Encryption chip is updated to obtain FIPS 140-2 validation.

Device and Fleet Management Efficiency

With a centralized point of control across a Third Generation imageRUNNER ADVANCE fleet, you can synchronize settings, check device statuses, review the status of printer consumables, turn off devices remotely, capture meter readings, and manage address books and printer drivers. Streamline business processes with standard genuine Adobe® PostScript® and PCL® integration.

Quality and Reliability

The Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE 8500 Series offers signature engine technologies and reliability to help provide consistent, high-quality output. Designed to meet the needs of active workplaces and central reprographics departments (CRDs), the imageRUNNER ADVANCE 8500 Series provides outstanding imaging technology and toner for consistency in rich black-and-white tones along with 1,200 dpi print resolution. Canon has designed these products to help achieve maximum uptime with features like: status notifications for supply replenishment, intuitive user maintenance, on-screen videos, the ability to replace toner on demand, and automatic job rerouting with optional solutions.


Your organization and the environment can both gain benefits from Canon’s dedication to sustainability. By integrating technology with Canon’s finegrain pO toner and efficient sleep mode features, companies can realize low overall energy consumption. Waste can be minimized with two-sided printing, held print jobs, print preview, and last-minute hands-on print settings for successful first-time print results. Canon produces and distributes products that are ENERGY STAR® certified. The imageRUNNER ADVANCE 8505i has received an EPEAT®* Gold rating.

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