Well known as a shared monochrome laser MFP for small workgroup or micro-office, Canon imageCLASS MF216n offers fast speed as well as suitably high-quality output. Even though it lacks a duplexer, this printer comes with an ADF for easy scanning as well as an Ethernet connector used to share on a network.
This combination makes MF216n a good choice for light-duty micro-office use and heavy-duty personal use.
Design & Features
This Canon’s printer comes with a 250-sheet input capacity. Besides that, it still adds a one-sheet manual feed that is a significant convenience. Then, it is also fast for copying & scanning by supplementing its letter-size flatbed that comes with a 35-sheet Automatic Document Feeder for up to legal-size paper.
Basic multifunction printer features include the ability of printing & faxing from and scanning to a PC and the ability of working as a standalone fax machine & copier. Then, MF216n comes with mobile support allowing it to print from & scan to iOS, Android, and tablets.
Sadly, it must be connected by Ethernet to a network including a Wi-Fi access point. While some printers offer Wi-Fi Direct, it doesn’t support Wi-Fi & Wi-Fi Direct.
Size, Speed & Output Quality
Canon imageCLASS MF216n measures 14.2” x 15.4” x 14.6”. This is small enough to share a desk with. However, it is tall enough. This printer weighs 26.7 pounds but still light enough for someone to move into place.
The company rates it at 24 ppm. This is a fast speed, making it ideal for you who need to print documents with little/no processing.
Then, it offers high output quality where it delivers solid quality for a mono laser multifunction printer across the board. For your information, text quality is easily good enough for business uses, even if you use small fonts.
Then, graphics quality is at the low end of a tight range which includes most mono laser multifunction printers. Of course, it is appropriate for an internal business use. In addition, photo quality is also good to print recognizable images from photos on a web page.
In conclusion, Canon imageCLASS MF216n can be considered as an excellent mono laser MFP that fit for heavy-duty personal use and for light use as a shared printer in a small or micro-office. For you who are interested in it, this printer is priced at 199 dollars on the US market.
Canon imageCLASS MF216n Printer Driver for Windows
Supported Operating System: Windows 11, Windows 10 (32-bit), Windows 10 (64-bit), Windows 8.1 (32-bit), Windows 8.1 (64-bit), Windows 8 (32-bit), Windows 8 (64-bit), Windows 7 (32-bit), Windows 7 (64-bit), Windows Vista, Windows XP
- Canon imageCLASS MF216n Full Drivers and Software Package Download [119.81 MB]
Canon imageCLASS MF216n Printer Driver for Mac OS
Supported Operating System: Mac OS 12 Monterey, Mac OS 11 Big Sur, Mac OS 10.15 Catalina, Mac OS 10.14 Mojave, Mac OS 10.13 High Sierra, and Mac OS 10.12 Sierra