MP C4501/C5501

The Aficio™MP C4501/MP C5501 are designed to improve productivity in office environments.

Single pass duplex, high-speed colour printing at 45/55 pages per minute and a short warm-up time significantly enhance document workflow. Productivity is further improved by an optional envelope feeder and the possibility to print directly from a USB memory stick or SD card. Outstanding eco specs include lowest in-class power consumption to reduce the environmental impact of your office. Advanced security features ensure that these highly reliable multifunctional printers are trusted partners in your office.

  • Stay secure with standard HDD overwrite and encryption features.
  • Print from USB memory or SD card (optional).
  • Manage print costs with quota setting.
  • Print/copy at 45/55 colour pages per minute.
  • Scan at high speed with single pass duplex (MP C4501SPDF/MP C5501SPDF).

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Copying process: Laser beam scanning & electro-photographic


Copy speed: Full colour: 45/55 copies per minute

B/W: 45/55 copies per minute

Resolution: 600 dpi

Multiple copy: Up to 999

Warm-up time: 22/36 seconds (24/38 seconds for SDPF)

First output speed: Full colour: 5.9/5.0 seconds

B/W: 3.7/3.1 seconds

Zoom: 25 – 400% (in 1% steps)

Memory: 2 GB (standard)

HDD: 160 GB (standard)

Paper input capacity: Standard: 2 x 550-sheet paper trays

1 x 100-sheet bypass tray

Maximum: 4,400 sheets

Paper output capacity: Maximum: 3,625 sheets

Paper size: A6 – A3

Paper weight: Paper trays: 60 – 256 g/m²

Bypass tray: 60 – 300 g/m²

Duplex unit: 60 – 169 g/m²

Duplexing: Standard

Dimensions (W x D x H): 670 x 677 x 760 mm

Weight: Less than 130/133 kg (with ARDF/SPDF)

Power source: 220 – 240 V, 50/60 Hz

Power consumption: Operation: Maximum 1.7 kW

Energy saver mode: 102 W

Auto Off mode: 1.5 W

TEC: 2.64/3.53 kWh (MP C4501AD/MP C5501AD)


Print speed: Full colour: 45/55 prints per minute

B/W: 45/55 prints per minute

Printer language: Standard: PCL5c, PCL6 (XL)

Option: Adobe® PostScript® 3™, IPDS

Resolution: Maximum: 1,200 x 1,200 dpi

Interface: Standard: Ethernet 10 base-T/100 base-TX,

USB 2.0, USB Host I/F

Option: Bi-directional IEEE 1284/ECP,

Wireless LAN (IEEE 802.11a, b, g, WPA

support), Ethernet 1000 base-T, USB 2.0/SD


Network protocol: TCP/IP, IPX/SPX

Supported environments: Windows® 2000/XP/Vista/7/Server 2003/

Server 2008/Server 2008R2, Novell®

NetWare® 6.5, Sun® Solaris 2.6/7/8/9/10,

HP-UX 10.x/11.x/11iv2/11iv3, SCO

OpenServer 5.0.6/5.0.7/6.0, RedHat® Linux

6.x/7.x/8.x/9.x/Enterprise, IBM® AIX v4.3/5L

v5.1/v5.2/v5.3, Macintosh OS X v10.2 or later

(OS X native), IBM® System i5™ HPT, SAP®

R/3®, NDPS Gateway, AS/400® using OS/

400 Host Print Transform, Citrix


Scan speed: Maximum 67 originals per minute (LEF, A4,

200/300 dpi) (with ARDF)

Maximum 85/116 originals per minute (LEF,

A4, 200/300 dpi) (with SPDF, simplex/duplex)

Resolution: Maximum 1,200 dpi (TWAIN scan only)

Original size: A5 – A3

Output formats: PDF/JPEG/TIFF/High compression PDF

Bundled drivers: Network TWAIN

Scan to e-mail: SMTP, POP3

Destination addresses: Maximum 500 per job

Stored destination addresses: Maximum 2,000

Address book: Via LDAP or locally on Hard Disk Drive

Scan to folder: SMB, FTP, NCP

Destination: Maximum 50 folders per job


SmartDeviceMonitor™, Web SmartDeviceMonitor™, Web Image Monitor


Circuit: PSTN, PBX

Compatibility: ITU-T (CCITT) G3, ITU-T (T.37) Internet fax,

ITU-T (T.38) IP fax

Modem speed: Maximum: 33.6 Kbps

Resolution: Standard/detail: 200 x 100/200 dpi

Maximum: 400 x 400 dpi (option)

Compression method: MH, MR, MMR, JBIG

Scanning speed: 0.8 seconds (A4, SEF, standard/detail mode)

Memory capacity: Standard: 4 MB

Maximum: 28 MB

Memory backup: Yes


Platen cover, 100-sheet Auto Reverse Document Feeder, Scanner accessibility

option, Low cabinet, 2 x 550-sheet paper trays, 1,200-sheet side large capacity

tray, 2,000-sheet large capacity tray, Bridge unit, 1,000-sheet multi-tray finisher,

2,000-sheet booklet finisher, 3,000-sheet finisher, Several punch kits, 2nd G3 port,

Fax memory unit, Internal shift tray, One-bin tray, Side tray, Envelope feeder,

Browser unit, Card reader bracket, File Format Converter, Data Overwrite Security

Unit, Counter interface unit, Key counter bracket, Remote Communication Gate,

GlobalScan NX, Card authentication package, USB 2.0/SD Slot, Unicode Font

Package for SAP, Camera direct print card, Professional software solutions