MX308 Specifications

Last Updated : 19-Feb-2009
Issue Number : 6200040900

General Specifications
Printing resolution (dpi)4800 (horizontal)* x 1200 (vertical)
* Ink droplets can be placed with a pitch of 1/4800 inch at minimum.
InterfaceUSB 2.0 High Speed*
* A computer that complies with USB 2.0 Hi-Speed standard is required. Since the USB
2.0 Hi-Speed interface is fully upwardly compatible with USB Full-Speed (USB 1.1), it
can be used at USB Full-Speed (USB 1.1).
Print width8 inches / 203.2 mm max.
(for Borderless Printing: 8.5 inches / 216 mm)
Acoustic noise levelApprox. 39.5 dB (A)
* When printing in the highest print quality mode on Photo Paper Pro.
Operating environmentTemperature: 5 to 35℃ (41 to 95℉)
Humidity: 10 to 90% RH (no condensation)
Storage environmentTemperature: 0 to 40℃ (32 to 104℉)
Humidity: 5 to 95% RH (no condensation)
Power supplyAC 100-240 V, 50/60 Hz
Power consumptionPrinting (Copy): Approx. 13 W
Standby (minimum): Approx. 1.7 W
OFF: Approx. 1.0 W
External dimensionsApprox. 18.4 (W) x 17.3 (D) x 6.9 (H) inches /
Approx. 465 (W) x 440 (D) x 174 (H) mm
* With the Paper Support and Paper Output Tray retracted.
WeightApprox. 7.0 kg (Approx. 15.5 lb.)
* With the FINE Cartridges installed.
Canon FINE CartridgesNozzles:
Black: 320 nozzles
Cyan/Magenta/Yellow: 384 x 3 nozzles
Copy Specifications
Multiple copy1 - 99 pages
Intensity adjustment9 positions, Auto intensity (AE copy)
Zoom25% - 400% (1% unit)
Scan Specifications
Scanner driverTWAIN / WIA (Windows Vista and Windows XP only)
Maximum scanning sizeA4/Letter, 8.5" x 11.7" / 216 x 297 mm
Scanning resolutionOptical resolution (horizontal x vertical) max: 600 dpi x 1200 dpi
Interpolated resolution max: 19200 dpi x 19200 dpi
Gradation (Input/Output)16bit/8bit
48bit/24bit (RGB each 16bit/8bit)
Fax Specifications
Applicable linePublic Switched Telephone Network (PSTN)
CompatibilityG3 / Super G3 (Mono & Color Fax)
Data compressing systemMH, MR, MMR, JPEG
Modem typeFax modem
Modem speed33600 / 31200 / 28800 / 26400 / 24000 / 21600 / 19200 / 16800 / 14400 / 12000 / 9600 / 7200 / 4800 / 2400 bps
Automatic fallback
Transmission speedBlack & white: Approx. 3 seconds/page at 33.6 Kbps, ECM-MMR, transmitting from
(Based on ITU-T No.1 chart for US specifications and Canon FAX Standard chart No.1 for
others, both in standard mode or Canon FAX Standard chart No.1, standard mode.)
Color: Approx. 1 minute/page at 33.6 Kbps, ECM-JPEG, transmitting from memory
(Based on Canon COLOR FAX TEST SHEET.)
Scanning image
Halftones: 256 levels of gray
Density adjustment: 3 levels
MemoryTransmission/reception: 50 pages
(Based on ITU-T No.1 chart for US specifications and Canon FAX Standard chart No.1 for
others, both in standard mode.)
Fax resolutionBlack & white STANDARD: 8 pels / mm x 3.85 lines / mm (203 pels / inch x 98 lines / inch)
Black & white FINE, PHOTO: 8 pels / mm x 7.70 lines / mm (203 pels / inch x 196 lines / inch)
Color: 200 x 200 dpi
DialingAutomatic dialing
Coded speed dialing (20 destinations)
Regular dialing (with numeric buttons)
Automatic redialing
Manual redialing (with the Redial/Pause button)
Telephone NetworkingAutomatic reception
Automatic fax/tel switchover
DRPD (Distinctive Ring Pattern Detection)
Remote reception by telephone (Default ID: 25)
ECM deactivation
Activity report (after every 20 transactions)
Non-delivery report
TTI (Transmit Terminal Identification)
Telephone Specifications
ConnectionTelephone/answering machine (CNG detecting signal)/data modem
Camera Direct Print (PictBridge)
Paper size4" x 6" / 101.6 x 152.4 mm, 5" x 7" / 127.0 x 177.8 mm*, Credit card, 8" x 10" / 203.2 x
254.0 mm, A4, Letter, Wide*
* Can be selected only on certain Canon-brand PictBridge compliant devices.
Paper typeDefault (Selections based on the machine setting), Photo (Photo Paper Plus Glossy,
Glossy Photo Paper, Glossy Photo Paper "Everyday Use", Photo Paper Glossy, Photo
Paper Plus Semi-gloss, Photo Stickers), Fast Photo (Photo Paper Pro), Plain Paper (A4/
Letter only)
LayoutDefault (Selections based on the machine setting), Borderless, Bordered, N-up (2, 4, 9,
16)*1, 35-up*2
*1Layout compatible with Canon-brand sticker above. Refer to "Printing Media" in the
User’s Guide on-screen manual.
*2Selected photos are printed in 35 mm film style layout (contact printing layout).
This print setting is only available with certain Canon-brand PictBridge compliant
You can print shooting Info (Exif Data) on photos in list format, or in the margins of
specified photos.
Select Layout, then select the item displayed with the [i] icon.
(Note that this print setting cannot be used for some models.)
Image optimizeDefault (Selections based on the machine setting), On, Off, "VIVID"*, "NR" (Noise
Reduction)*, "Face"*, "Red eye"*
* If using a Canon PictBridge compliant camera, you can select it.
Print data & file no.Default (Off: No printing), Date, File No., Both, Off
TrimmingDefault (Off: No trimming), On (follow camera’s setting), Off

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