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Canon PIXMA TR8540 Wireless Home Office All-in-One Inkjet Printer (Black) (Discontinued)

Canon PIXMA TR8540 Wireless Home Office All-in-One Inkjet Printer (Black) (Discontinued)


The compact and premium Canon PIXMA TR8540 Wireless Home Office All-in-One Inkjet Printer ensures quality prints, scans, as well as copies and faxing in the comfort of your home and small office.

The 4-in-1 PIXMA TR8540 from Canon fits perfectly on your desktop, allowing you to effortlessly print and scan from a wireless connection which can be done through your smart device (iOS & Android), all thanks to Bluetooth; dual paper feeds that's capable of holding both plain and photo media; print ID cards with ease; SD memory card connections; smartphone-like touch control via the large 10.8cm tilting colour touchscreen; Mono print speed of approx. 15.0 ipm and a colour print speed of approx. 10.0 ipm; flatbed scanning with an impressive resolution of up to 1200 x 2400 dpi which can take up to approx. 15 seconds to scan an A4 in; and a FAX memory that can hold up to 250 pages.

  • Print, Scan, Copy, Fax
  • Print Resolution: 4800 x 1200 dpi
  • Print Speed: 15 ipm Black / 10 ipm Colour
SKU 2233C007AA
Brand Canon
In the box
  • Canon PIXMA TR8540 Wireless Home Office All-in-One Inkjet Printer (Black)
  • PGI-480PGBK (Pigment Black)
  • CLI-481BK (Black)
  • CLI-481C (Cyan)
  • CLI-481M (Magenta)
  • CLI-481Y (Yellow)
  • Power Cord
  • Setup CD-ROM
  • Manuals

Printer Specifications

Print Resolution

Up to 4800  x 1200 dpi

Print Technology

5 Individual Inks (PGBK, BK, C, M, Y)
Inkjet FINE print head with 1pl (min.) ink droplet size
ChromaLife100 inks

Mono Document Print Speed

Approx. 15.0 ipm

Colour Document Print Speed

Approx. 10.0 ipm

Mono Document Print Speed (Duplex)

Approx. 3.0 ipm

Photo Print Speed

Borderless 10x15cm: Approx. 37 seconds

Borderless Printing

Yes (A4, LTR, 20x25cm, 13x18cm, 10x15cm)

Two Sided Printing


Scanner Specifications

Scanner Type

Flatbed, ADF and CIS colour scanner

Scanner Resolution (Optical)

Up to 1200 x 2400 dpi

A4 Scan Speed

Approx. 15 secs

Maximum Document Size

Flatbed: A4, LTR (216x297mm)

Scanning Depth (Input / Output)

Colour: 48 bit / 24 bit
Greyscale: 16 bit / 8 bit

Copier Specifications

Copy Speed Colour Document

sFCOT: Approx. 19 seconds
sESAT: Approx. 6.5 seconds
sESAT ADF simplex: Approx. 8.0 ipm

Multiple Copy

1 to 99 pages

Copy Functions

Document Copying, Photo Copying, Fit-to-Page Copying, Borderless Copying

Copy Quality Settings

Fast, Standard, High

Copy Zoom

25 - 400% (in 1% increments)
Fit to page
A5 to A4, B5 to A4, A4 to A5 and A4 to B5

Fax Specifications

Fax Type

Super G3 / Colour

Fax resolution

Mono: up to 300 x 300dpi
Colour: 200 x 200 dpi

Fax Speed

Mono: approx. 3 sec. (33.6kbps)
Colour: approx. 1 min. (33.6kbps)

FAX memory

Up to 250 pages

Coded Speed Dialling

Max. 100 locations

Group Dial

Max. 99 locations


Standard Ink Cartridges

PGI-480PGBK (Pigment Black)
CLI-481BK (Black)
CLI-481C (Cyan)
CLI-481M (Magenta)
CLI-481Y (Yellow)

Optional XL/XXL Ink Cartridges

PGI-480PGBK XXL (Pigment Black)
PGI-480PGBK XL (Pigment Black)
CLI-481BK XXL (Black)
CLI-481BK XL (Black)
CLI-481C XXL (Cyan)
CLI-481C XL (Cyan)
CLI-481M XXL (Magenta)
CLI-481M XL (Magenta)
CLI-481Y XXL (Yellow)
CLI-481Y XL (Yellow)


Cartridge Yield (Plain paper)

A4 Colour Document
Pigment Black: 200 pages
Pigment Black XL:  400 pages
Pigment Black XXL: 600 pages
Black:  1505* pages
Black XL:  3120* pages
Black XXL: 6360* pages
Cyan:  256 pages
Cyan XL:  515 pages
Cyan XXL:  820 pages
Magenta:  237 pages
Magenta XL:  474 pages
Magenta XXL: 760 pages
Yellow: 257 pages
Yellow XL: 514 pages
Yellow XXL: 824 pages
* Estimated supplemental yield

Cartridge Yield (Photo print)

10x15cm photo
Pigment Black: 1448* photos
Pigment Black XL: 3373* photos
Pigment Black XXL: 5500* photos
Black: 231* photos
Black XL: 520* photos
Black XXL: 858* photos
Cyan: 83 photos
Cyan XL: 170 photos
Cyan XXL: 282 photos
Magenta: 108 photos
Magenta XL: 225 photos
Magenta XXL: 367 photos
Yellow: 99 photos
Yellow XL: 199 photos
Yellow XXL: 322 photos
* Estimated supplemental yield

Composite (CMY average)

Standard: 250 document pages or 96* photos
Optional XL:  500 document pages or 195* photos
Optional XXL: 800 document pages or 320* photos

Testing standards

ISO/IEC 24711 for A4 colour document pages
ISO/IEC 29102 for 10x15cm colour borderless photos
Values obtained by continuous printing
* Estimated supplemental yield

Paper Support

Paper Types

Plain Paper
Photo Paper Pro Platinum (PT-101)
Photo Paper Plus Glossy II (PP-201/PP-301)
Photo Paper Pro Luster (LU-101)
Photo Paper Plus semi-gloss (SG-201)
Glossy Photo Paper "Everyday Use" (GP-501)
Matte Photo Paper(MP-101)

Maximum Paper Input

Rear Tray : Max. 100 sheets of plain paper
Front cassette: Max. 100 sheets of plain paper

Paper Sizes

Rear Tray: A4, A5, B5, LTR, LGL, 20 x 25cm, 13 x 18cm, 10 x 15cm, 13 x 13cm, Envelopes (DL, COM10)
Front cassette: A4, A5, B5, LTR

Paper Weight

Plain paper: 64 - 105 g/m²
Canon photo paper up to 300 g/m² (PT-101)


Wired Connections

Hi-Speed USB
Ethernet 10/100Mbps (auto switchable)

Wireless Connections

Wi-Fi IEEE802.11 b/g/n
Frequency: 2.4GHz
Bluetooth (BLE)
Wireless Direct

Applications Support

Canon PRINT app
Apple AirPrint
Google Cloud Print
Wireless & LAN PictBridge
Card Direct (Print & Scan)


Supported Operating Systems

Mac OS

Supported Mobile Systems

Windows Mobile

Minimum System Requirements

Windows: Windows 10 , Windows 8.1, Windows 7 SP1
*Operation can only be guaranteed on a PC with pre-installed Windows 7 or later.
.NET Framework 4.5.2 or 4.6 is required
Mac: OS X 10.10.5~OS X 10.11, Mac OS 10.12
Display: XGA 1024 x 768

Software Included

MP Driver including Scanning Utility
My Image Garden
Quick Menu
Easy-WebPrint EX (download)

Physical Features

Display Type & Size

LCD (4.3 inch / 10.8 cm TFT color/Touch)

Display Languages

33 Languages Selectable: Japanese/English/German/French/Italian/Spanish/Dutch/Portuguese/Norwegian/Swedish/Danish/Finnish/Russian/Czech/Hungarian/Polish/Slovene/Turkish/Greek/Simplified Chinese/Traditional Chinese/Korean/Indonesian/Slovakian/Estonian/Latvian/Lithuanian/Ukrainian/Romanian/Bulgarian/Thai/Croatian/Vietnamese

Automatic Document Feeder

Up to 20 Sheets (1-sided)

Dimensions (W x D x H)

438 x 351 x 190 mm


approx. 8.0 kg

Power Source

AC 100-240V 50/60Hz

Power Consumption

Off : 0.3W
Standby (scanning lamp is off) : approx. 1.3W
Standby (all ports connected, scanning lamp is off) : approx. 2.0W
Time to enter standby: approx. 11min 18sec
Copying: approx 15W

Acoustic Noise Levels

Approx. 43.0(A) 

Operating Temperature

5 - 35°C

Operating Humidity

10 - 90%RH  (no dew condensation)

Typical Electricity Consumption (TEC)



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Warranty Info


1.  What warranty comes with the goods purchased ?

All products excluding batteries sold by Orms are covered by a minimum of a one year local warranty, reckoned from the date of purchase, to protect you against manufacturing defects.


Canon IXUS, PowerShot compact cameras are covered by a full 1 Year Warranty
Canon DSLR and Mirrorless cameras
are covered by a full 2 Year Warranty.
Canon video cameras including Legria and X-series are covered by a full 1 Year Warranty.


Nikon compacts excluding the Coolpix P900 are covered by a full 1 Year Warranty.
Nikon DSLR's including the CoolPix P900 and are covered by a full 2 Year Warranty.


Panasonic cameras and lenses are covered by a full 2 Year Warranty.


Fujifilm cameras  are covered by a 2 Year Warranty.


Sigma and Tamron products are covered by a 3 Year Warranty, which only applies to when registering your Tamron/Sigma product.


Lexar and Sandisk memory cards are covered by a Limited Lifetime Warranty.


Lowepro's Limited Original Owner Warranty covers defects in materials and workmanship during the useful life of the product.  The warranty does not cover damage caused by improper care.


 All used gear sold by ORMS is supplied with a 6 Month Warranty.


 All refurbished gear sold by ORMS is supplied with a 12 Month Warranty.


2.  My product has gone faulty, now what ?

Please contact our service division straight away on 021 - 469 1962 and notify them of the fault. You may also e-mail them at

   1. If a product is defective / faulty, ORMS will replace the product within a 10 day period deemed from the date of receiving the product.  ORMS will also cover the shipping costs within the borders of South Africa.

   2. During the warranty period, Orms will arrange collection of the faulty item, facilitate the repair and then ship the product back to the customer, bearing all risks and costs.

   3. Please see our policies under Return Policy and Servicing & Repair Policy for further information


Orms is not obliged to repair products that fall outside of the manufacturers warranty period, or products that are damaged accidentally, however Orms in seeking to deliver the highest standard of customer service will gladly assist the customer in having the product repaired via the network of repair agents with which Orms has business dealings.

Shipping Info

1.  FREE Standard Shipping 

Free Economy Shipping is available on all orders exceeding R1 000. (T&C's apply)

*Terms and conditions to qualify for free shipping:

  • Shipping may only be to a physical address within the borders of South Africa. No P.O Box's allowed.
  • Shipping to outlying or remote areas like farms and game reserves may attract an additional fee.
  • The delivery time to city areas is usually between 2 and 4 working days*. This excludes weekends and public holidays.

*Reckoned from time of dispatch to time of arrival to client. This is an estimate and not guaranteed.


2.  DawnWing Courier Service (local)

We use DawnWing couriers as our preferred method of delivery.

With sophisticated track and trace equipment, you can pinpoint exactly where your parcel is, from the moment it is dispatched by us, until it's safely handed over to you the recipient.

Your parcel is well packaged and bubble wrapped before delivery. We also fully insure your parcels contents for the journey to your door.

Delivery Charges:

We charge a flat-rate for shipping and the charges are per order. 

  • Express Shipping to Main Cities @ R 150.00 incl. VAT (ETA of 1-2 Business Days)* - Main Cities are: Cape Town, Johannesburg, Pretoria, Durban, Port Elizabeth and East London. Other cities/towns will take more than 1-2 delivery time.
  • Standard Shipping @ R 80.00 incl. VAT (ETA of 2-4 Business Days)* - To all areas.

*Reckoned from time of dispatch to time of arrival to client. This is an estimate and not guaranteed. This period does not include Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays. The base price of R80.00 incl. VAT is for a parcel up to 10kg in Volumetric and Physical weight. Should the item/s exceed this weight, we reserve the right to increase the shipping charge accordingly. 

Please Note: The above prices quoted are for ordering online through the ORMSdirect website only. A different rate will be quoted if handled manually through our camera sales department. Our delivery service only runs from Monday to Friday. Saturday morning deliveries can be done by special arrangement only and at an additional charge. Please contact to arrange. We reserve the right to re-quote the delivery fee should this become too expensive. 


3.  DHL Express Courier Service (International)

Please note:

International orders are generally subject to local import duties and taxes (VAT)

Orms is not responsible for, nor can we offer, any specific advice regarding any customs related fees that you may incur. For specific information, please consult with your local government import office.

Privacy: Your privacy is important to us. We strive to exceed your expectations for privacy. Cross-border shipments are subject to inspection by customs authorities. We may also be called upon to provide certain order, shipment, and product information to our international carriers. Carriers may communicate such information to customs authorities for the purpose of facilitating customs clearance and compliance with local laws.

Delivery Charges:

International shipments are quoted on a per order basis depending on the size and weight of the parcel shipped.


4.  Collect & Collect from Orms Shop in Cape Town / Bellville

You are welcome to place your order online, pay for it and collect it from our Cape Town or Bellville branches. You will need to bring in a print out of the order for collection. Please ask for online sales on arrival. 


Orms Shop - Cape Town

Open: Mon-Thurs 9 to 5PM, Fri 9:00 to 5PM, Saturdays 9AM to 1PM 

Shop 5, Roeland Square

Upper Canterbury Street

Gardens, Cape Town, 8001

South Africa

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Orms Shop - Bellville

Open: Weekdays 9AM to 5:00PM, Saturdays 9AM to 1PM

Ground Floor, Tygervalley Chambers 2
27 Willie van Schoor Avenue
Bellville, Cape Town, 7530

South Africa


Free shipping on all South African orders above R1000


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