The best 3 Canon photocopiers for lease in small offices

Working within a small office can sometimes pose a few problems. Aside from the obvious ones, like lack of space, you may also be prone to tighter budgets, due to the size of your company.

It can therefore be tough when purchasing or leasing photocopiers and printers.  You'll need something compact enough to fit even the smallest of spaces, yet with high enough spec to deliver quality documents, speedily and efficiently, so vitally important in today's workplace. 

But don't despair, because a wide range of office photocopiers meeting such requirements do exist, having been specifically designed with smaller offices in mind.

So to save time trawling through endless specs to find that perfect photocopier for lease, here is a shortlist of three top multifunction photocopiers for the small office to lease.

In considering these models, you should get a clear idea regarding functionality and cost effectiveness, which will help you in your selection.

1. Canon C3325i Image Runner Advance

If you want compact design and excellent print quality, this office colour printer is for you!  The Canon C3325i is an easy to use, A3 colour multifunctional device, producing high quality colour communications and streamlined document workflows.  It's an ideal device for busy offices as it utilises cost control features and stringent security.  Its compact, yet robust design has a maximum paper capacity of 2,300 sheets, perfect for heavy workloads. The imaging technology always ensures high quality documents, and its 'image RUNNER ADVANCE platform' reduces printing costs, with its capability for document publishing, device management and seamless document capture, whilst keeping your information secure.

A summary of its features…

  • 25 pages per minute in colour and mono
  • Advanced security features
  • Customisable 17.8 cm tilting colour WVGA touch screen
  • Flexible media of up to 2,300 sheets at one time.
  • The Canon C3325i has a powerful in-house publishing and finishing capabilities
  • Smart document capturing/ handling processes
  • Fleet management options
  • Quick and easy consumable replacement procedure
  • Exceptional print quality with postscript as standard

So for a reliable, efficient model which takes into account price and functionality, whilst enhancing your document workflow, then the Canon C3325i Image Runner Advance could be a good option.

2. Canon C3320i Image Runner Advance low volume colour photocopier

The C3320i is built using bio and recycled plastics.  Its 'Smart user authentication' allows control of user access, allowing restricted access to specific functions (eg use of colour), thus reducing print costs.  It also features the 'image RUNNER ADVANCE platform' helping to reduce your total print costs, with the same capabilities as the C3325i, (see above).  The colour touch-screen, intuitive menus and smart user authentication provide a unique personalised experience.  Document capture is effortless with rapid scanning and conversion into a range of formats including Office Open XML PPT and Word, ready for digital re-use.  The Canon C3320i provides flexible mobile working solutions, bringing simplicity to mobile workers who can print/scan from their mobile devices. This model helps you to create professional-looking booklets/finished documents automatically.  The new staple-on-demand functionality and staple-less Eco stapler make finishing easier, also reducing waste.  Thanks to easily replaceable consumables and its low maintenance design, you can also be assured of less 'downtime', keeping offices running smoothly and efficiently. The C3320i is perfect for heavy workloads, with its maximum paper capacity of 2,300 sheets.  This 'ENERGY STAR' qualified device offers a class-leading TEC rating and consumes 1W or less in sleep mode.

A summary of its features…

  • 20 pages per minute colour/black
  • Duplex document feeder
  • Maximum cassette paper size A3+ (305mm x 457mm)
  • Maximum bypass paper size SRA3 (320mm x 450mm)
  • 2x 550 sheet cassettes
  • 100 sheet manual feed
  • Duplex
  • Copy, print, and colour scanning
  • Scan to SMB / FTP / Email
  • Searchable PDF
  • Secured printing and Adobe PostScript

If you want a compact, slightly less expensive product, then this could be the choice for you.  Bear in mind though, it is slightly slower than the C3325i Image Runner Advance, producing 20 pages per minute, rather than 25 and has less features.

3. Canon C5235i Low Volume Multi-Functional

This is a high grade multi -functional device which supports your document workflows and enhances business communication, helping to make your workday infinitely easier!  It has a superb 1200dpi print quality, great reliability and ease of use. It copies/ prints/scans at 35 pages per minute in colour/ mono, ensuring that there is less time spent photocopying.  It offers numerous document finishing options, like advanced staple finishing and booklet maker.  The printer can sort documents into individual sets as a standard feature.  The C5235i offers you the resources to do far more, quicker and more efficiently than ever before. This impressive, complete document solution device has the ability to organise complicated personal workflows or time consuming jobs, using just one button!  It scans to various destinations including email, ftp, PDF or shared folders.  It can be effortlessly set up so staff must gain access by identifying themselves, thus protecting sensitive documentation which is held securely on its large hard drive.  The C5235i conforms to international environment standards such as Energy Star and ROHS, whilst its new toner technology helps to lower energy costs.

A summary of its features…

  • 35 pages per minute in colour/mono
  • Automatic Document Feeder
  • Duplex
  • 2x550 sheet Paper Cassettes
  • Full Network Printing, Scanning, Copying
  • 100 Sheet Bypass
  • Secured Printing/ Pin Code Access
  • Scan to SMB/ EMAIL/ FTP
  • 1200 X DPI Print
  • SRA3 Maximum paper size

For a small yet mighty printer, which delivers everything you could wish for, this all singing, all dancing model could be for you. It is more expensive than the other two models shown, but you certainly get the performance and extras to accompany it. 

If you think any of these copiers are for you, yet you can't afford to buy outright, why not consider leasing instead?  In this way you can get a higher spec model such as the Canon C5235i for a more manageable, monthly outlay.  In fact, it is a proven fact that small offices can save up to 30% by renting a photocopier instead of buying! 

Paragon Comment

We all know that Canon photocopiers are one of the most trusted brands in the printer and photocopying market - and for good reason.  They offer some of the most reliable, advanced machines in the market place today.  Canon don't just cater for larger establishments, but also provide cost effective products for small offices, where space and budget restrictions can pose problems.

Paragon can offer you an unsurpassed service at unbeatable prices for both outright purchases, leasing and short term rental, lease a Canon photocopier today.

We provide the following as standard;

  • Free delivery & installation
  • Quick delivery, professional installation
  • Nationwide service agreements
  • No small print, No contract cancellation fee
  • Excellent after sales support
  • Nationwide 4 hour response time

So why not Contact us today to lease a Canon photocopier for your small office.

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