The Canon imageCLASS LBP312dn offers feature rich capabilities in a high quality, reliable printer that is ideal for any office environment. This single function, monochrome laser printer with easy to use features, fast output, generous paper capacity and various mobile solutions gives your business the support and efficiency it deserves.
Your professional quality documents are printed at speeds of up to 45 pages per minute1 in with a quick first print time of approximately 6.2 seconds2. Eco-conscious, duplex print saves you time, paper, and related costs, as well as limits interruptions.
The 5-line, black and white LCD panel allows you to navigate through the menu seamlessly and customize the settings to access the features you use most.
The LBP312dn can be deployed as part of a device fleet managed via uniFLOW, a trusted solution which offers advanced tools to help you track, manage and influence user behavior securely. From routing jobs cost-efficiently, to proactively managing consumable supplies, to implementing user controls and restrictions, to gaining reporting visibility into device usage, uniFLOW helps to reduce unnecessary printing, encourage cost recovery, reduce supply costs and optimize device workflows.
With imageWARE Remote, the device can deliver meter information as well as immediate notification of errors, jams, and alerts by email to the service provider. These notifications are designed to be accurate and contain sufficient data for the service provider to make a technician dispatch decision without having to hassle the customer to obtain more information. By addressing the problem proactively, service providers can take action to handle these issues before it's either noticed or experienced by the customer.
Enjoy a variety of easy to use mobile features for printing on the go using your compatible mobile device, such as Canon PRINT Business4, Apple® AirPrint®5, Mopria™ Print Service6 and Google Cloud Print™7.
USB Direct Print allows you to print from that USB in JPEG, TIFF, PDF and XPS formats. Manage device usage for up to 300 IDs, using password protected Department ID Management. The LBP312dn also supports host-based UFR II, PCL, PDF, XPS and Adobe® PostScript® languages to provide printing versatility.
The LBP312dn provides generous, expandable paper capacity in a durable design to keep up with your fast paced business output needs. With the front-loading 550-sheet paper cassette, 100-sheet multipurpose tray and optional 550-sheet cassettes (up to 3), you can achieve a total paper capacity of 2,300 sheets.3 The LBP312dn uses approximately 1.2 watts of energy in wired, Energy Saver Mode, helping you save money on energy costs. The Single Cartridge System combines the toner and drum into 1 unit, making replacement of cartridges simple. High-capacity toner options keep you printing longer, with limited toner replacements so you can keep pace with your busy output needs. The LBP312dn uses Canon GENUINE Toner, Cartridge 041 (yields 10,000 sheets, ISO/IEC standard) and Cartridge 041 Hi Capacity (yields 20,000 sheets, ISO/IEC standard).
Main Unit Spec
Duplex Laser Printer
Up to 45 ppm (1-sided plain paper letter), Up to 36ppm (2-sided plain paper letter) (letter)
First Print Time
Approximately 6.2 seconds (letter)
UFR II, PCL5c/e, PCL6, PDF, XPS and Adobe® PostScript®
Up to 600 x 600 dpi, 1200 x 1200 dpi equivalent
Maximum Print Size
Up to Legal
Poster, Booklet, Watermark, Toner Saver, Page Composer
Direct Print from USB
JPEG, TIFF, PDF, XPS
Paper Handling Specifications
Standard Paper Source(s)
550-sheet cassette plus 100-sheet multipurpose tray
Optional Paper Source(s)
550-sheet cassette (x3)
250 sheets (face down)
16-32 lb. bond (cassette/optional cassette), 16-65 lb. bond (multipurpose tray)
Letter, Legal, A4, A5, B5, Statement, Executive
Plain / Heavy Paper, Label, Bond, Envelope
10 envelopes (multipurpose tray)
Com 10, Monarch, DL, C5
Connectivity and Software Specifications
USB Device 2.0 Hi-Speed, 10/100/1000 Base-T Ethernet (Network)
Print from USB in JPEG, TIFF, PDF, XPS
Canon PRINT Business, Apple® AirPrint®, Mopria™ Print Service, Google Cloud Print™
Embedded Web Server (Remote UI)
IE 7.0 or higher, Safari 9.0.3 or higher
LPD, RAW, WSD-Print (IPv4, IPv6)
TCP/IP Set of Application Services
Bonjour (mDNS), HTTP, HTTPS, DHCP, BOOTP, RARP, ARP+PING, Auto IP, WINS (IPv4), DHCPv6 (IPv6)
Network Management Protocols
SNMPv1, SNMPv3 (IPv4, IPv6)
Windows® 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Windows Server® 2016, Windows Server® 2012, 2012 R2, 2008 R2, 2008,Windows Vista®, Mac OS 10.7 or later
Power Cord (USB not included)
Approx: 700 W (during operation), 9.6 W (standby), 2 W (USB, energy saver / sleep mode), 1.2 W (wired, energy saver / sleep mode)
Typical Energy Consumption
16.1 inches(W) x 14.8 inches(D) x 10.9 inches(H)
Unit Weight (without/with cartridge)
25.4 lbs. (w/o cartridge), 27.5 lbs. (w/cartridge)
Approx. 34.2 lbs.
Cartridge 041 (Yields approx. 10,000 pages), Cartridge 041 Hi-Capacity (Yields approx. 20,000 pages) *Yields based on ISO/IEC Standard
5-Line, b/w LCD
Up to 150,000 pages per month
IP / MAC Address Filtering, SNMPv3, HTTPS/IPPS, IEEE802.1x (wired LAN)
English, Japanese, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean
1 year limited exchange/carry-in warranty (Extended warranty available)
Recommended Monthly Print Volume: 1,500 - 7,500 pages
Operating Temperature: 50-86°F
Operating Humidity: 20-80% RH (no condensation)