Canon MAXIFY iB4050

Canon MAXIFY iB4050

High-speed printer for small office with built-in Wi-Fi and Ethernet, mobile and cloud printing. Features 2-sided printing and high capacity ink tanks for efficient, high quality business documents.



Canon MAXIFY iB4050

High-speed printer for small offices

Be productive and stay connected with this robust high-speed printer designed for high small office environments with high monthly print volumes of between 250-1,500 pages. With Wi-Fi and Ethernet connectivity plus professional print quality – and usage controls for added peace of mind – this is the perfect office companion.

Technical Specifications

Print Speed (approx.)
23.0 ipm mono A4¹

15.0 ipm colour A4¹

First Page Out Time (approx.)
Mono: 7 sec (ready) / 11 sec (sleep)

Colour: 9 sec (ready) / 14 sec (sleep)

Print Technology
Inkjet, FINE print head

Maximum Print Resolution
600 x 1200 dpi

Print Margins (min.)
Top: 3mm, Bottom: 5mm, Left & Right: 3.4mm

2-Sided Printing
Automatic (A4, LTR plain paper)

Ink Type
Dual Resistant High Density ink

4 ink tanks (Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow)

XL Inks
PGI-2500XL BK (2500 pages)¹

PGI-2500XL C (1755 pages)¹

PGI-2500XL M (1295 pages)¹

PGI-2500XL Y (1520 pages)¹

Colour ink tanks (CMY) average yield: 1500 pages¹

Paper Types
Plain Paper

Envelopes (DL, COM10)

Canon High Resolution Paper (HR-101N)

Canon Matte (MP-101)

Canon Pro Luster (LU-101)

Canon Plus Semi-gloss (SG-201)

Canon Plus Glossy II (PP-201)

Canon Glossy Everyday Use (GP-501)

Maximum Paper Input
Upper cassette: 250 sheets of plain paper

Lower cassette: 250 sheets of plain paper

Paper Sizes
Plain paper: A4, A5, B5, LTR, LGL

Photo paper: A4, LTR, 20x25cm, 13x18cm, 10x15cm

Custom sizes: Width 89-215.9 mm, Length 127-355.6 mm

Paper Weight
Plain paper: 64 – 105 g/m²

Canon photo paper up to 275 g/m²

Wired Connections
Hi-Speed USB 2.0

Ethernet 10/100Mbps (auto switchable)

Wireless Connections
Wi-Fi IEEE802.11 b/g/n¹

Access Point Mode

Wireless LAN Frequency Band: 2.4GHz

Applications Support
MAXIFY Printing Solutions app

MAXIFY Cloud Link (from smart device)

Canon Print Service plug-in (Android)

Apple AirPrint

Google Cloud Print

Print from Email

Supported Operating System
Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 / Vista SP1 & SP2 / XP SP3 32-bit

Windows Server 2003, 2003 R2, 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2

Mac OS X v10.6.8 or later

Supported Mobile Systems


Windows RT

Minimum System Requirements
Windows: Internet Explorer 8, internet connection or CD-ROM

Mac: Safari 5 and internet connection

Display: 1024×768 or higher

Software Included
Canon Quick Toolbox

Easy-WebPrint EX (for Windows)

Display Type & Size
Full dot display

Dimensions (W x D x H)
463 x 394 x 290 mm

463 x 459 x 290 mm (paper installed)


Power Source
AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz

Power Consumption
Off: Approx. 0.3 W

Standby (connected to PC via USB): Approx. 1.0 W (scanning lamp off)

Standby (all ports connected): Approx. 1.8 W (scanning lamp off)

Time to enter Standby mode: 7 minutes

Printing: Approx. 24 W¹

Typical Electricity Consumption
0.2 kWh¹

Noise Levels
Approx. 53 dB(A)¹

Recommended Operating Environment
Temperature: 15-30°C

Humidity: 10-80%RH (no dew condensation)

Duty Cycle (monthly)
up to 30,000 pages¹

Recommended Print Volume
250-1500 pages / month