Productivity: Print Longer Without Interruption
The large 44″ roll compatibility on the iPF830 printer’s adds flexibility to your workflow when printing large documents is needed. Canon’s unique sub-ink tank system, allows you to replace ink on-the-fly without stopping the printer. Choose extra-large 700ml ink tanks for increased productivity. For long print runs, a portable media basket comes standard with the iPF830 printer (up to 20 Arch E size prints).
High-Speed Printing: L-COA processor
When you need to keep projects moving forward and meet deadlines, speed is critical. Canon’s advanced print technology achieves speeds up to 707 ft./hr.2 on uncoated media. Output two D-size (24″x36″) drawings per minute or print a full colour, 2400×1200 dpi high resolution A0 size image with on heavyweight coated paper in 3 minutes 37 seconds. Powering these incredible print speeds is Canon’s L-COA processor, at the heart of every imagePROGRAF printer. The L-COA (Large Format Printer COmmon Architecture) print controller drives the imagePROGRAF print engine to lay down ink with exceptional speed and precision. This unique, high-speed processor enables the print system to process large volumes of data while optimizing output of complex high-colour GIS images and architectural renderings for maximum readability and colour accuracy.
Precision Printing: High-Density PF-04 Print Head
Engineered for speed and advanced image production, this printer boasts Canon’s print-head technology that lays down ink with exceptional speed and accuracy. The PF-04 print head incorporates a nozzle orifice shape to help minimize mist spray, producing clean lines and text. The high-precision, high-density print head, with a total of 15,360 nozzles, lays down 4 picoliter-size ink droplets that produce sharp detail and excellent image quality. The result is consistently accurate 2400 x 1200 dpi output with fine lines that are accurate to ±0.10% and as thin as 0.02mm.
Gigabit Ethernet Compatible
Printing jobs quick is important on the work site and in the office; The Gigabit Ethernet connectivity will transfer large technical drawing files faster and speed up your workflow, perfect for high-volume printing.
320GB Hard Drive
A built-in 320GB hard drive within the printer increases productivity by relieving workload from the host PC, while providing a large capacity for print job data storage, and retrieval. This 320GB hard drive enables job data to be stored in protected mailboxes for easy access via web browser or at the printer for job re-printing. The embedded hard disk is ideal for medium to large workgroups to share a printer efficiently with multiple users, offering ample job storage space.
High Chroma Magenta Ink
The High Chroma Magenta Ink, available for the 1st time with the 44″ 5-colour Large Format Printer line, produces a wider colour gamut in the red and orange spectrums, compared to previous models.
Reactive Ink System
Ideal for technical applications, Canon’s breakthrough 5-colour dye/pigment Reactive Ink technology utilizes four highly colourfast dye inks including the High Chroma Magenta for producing bold, expressive colour, plus one channel of matte black ink for printing precise lines, smooth curves and small text on technical and office documents. These Canon inks provide superior adhesion to media, scratch and marker resistance and ensure minimal “bleeding” between colours and text. Even small text printed on coloured backgrounds or on uncoated technical papers is crisp and legible.
Direct Print & Share
Sharing ideas has never been easier with Canon’s Direct Print & Share software. Direct Print and Share is a cloud portal and batch printing solution that helps you to expand your printing workflow. Included with the printer, this software allows you to upload documents to your account using any WebDAV compliant1 cloud service, and have these documents printed from almost anywhere. Easily share and/or print .cpfx PosterArtist, PDF, TIFF, JPEGs, and HP-GL/2 files, through the user-friendly interface. In addition, you can set-up hot folders on your desktop by clicking the Shortcut Print feature, then simply drag and drop the files you wish to print into these folders and the job will start automatically. You can even set up multiple folders, each with their own customized settings, allowing for multiple jobs to be run with ease.
imagePROGRAF Print Utility
imagePROGRAF Print Utility is Canon’s mobile app for wireless printing via an Apple® iPad® to an imagePROGRAF printer2. Through the use of the app, users have the ability to preview their PDF file, utilize some of the great basic settings seen in their Canon Printer Driver such as selecting the number of copies, orientation, and quality, and then new features send their print to one of the imagePROGRAF 5-Colour Printers sharing the same network.
The Accounting Manager serves as a powerful feature, used for accurate management of printing costs and other information that is increasingly important in today’s economic environment. With the Accounting Manager feature you can track how much ink and paper is being consumed when printing in large format. Costs can be assigned to ink and paper to determine expenses based on your own “Cost of goods”. Each individual ink tank can have its own cost associated to it, as well as a variety of different paper types. The user can also input a variable cost that will be added to the total of the print cost. The data is exportable to a .csv format for Microsoft Excel so the data can be used for billing purposes. This feature will allow you to determine the cost of each print based on your actual cost. Features include: At A Glance Log Recording Time Job Name Job Owner Client Job ID Client Job Submission Time Job Completion Time Job Completion State Ink consumption per job Media Type Number of completed pages Media consumption area per job
Canon Print Driver
This Windows® and Macintosh® drivers incorporate simplified page setup options, one-touch borderless printing, expanded colour settings, and much more into a printer driver that is intuitive and easy-to-operate while still giving even the most advanced users the tools needed to stay productive. At A Glance Easy-to-use preset document profiles (examples are Poster, CAD, Photo) Automatic print quality options dependent on print application and media Real Preview that lets user’s change document and printer settings after clicking “print” Page nesting feature with Free Layout for Windows and Mac imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy feature – with a hot folder solution to print Colour imageRUNNER PDFs directly without opening in a PDF viewer Economy Print Mode Borderless printing Easy setting/Advanced setting The Real Preview feature lets users ensure that the print setting and the layout on the roll paper is correct by providing real time preview, allowing users to change the print setting even after clicking on “print.” The Free Layout feature enables nesting and custom layouts of images or files of nearly any type (available for both Windows and Macdriver). The imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy feature built-in to the printer driver lets users transfer data from their Colour imageRUNNER device with Universal Send to the imagePROGRAF printer – all with the touch of a button – enabling users to easily create posters from hard copy documents.
Economy Print Mode
Reduce total ink consumption by utilizing the Economy Print Mode for producing draft prints on select media. This feature regulates the use of all inks to produce quick check plots while minimizing the cost per print.
Optimized Module for AutoCAD
This specialized driver is compatible with a variety of AutoCAD software products and helps enable optimal printing productivity and reliability from the AutoCAD software. Through this module, the processing and printing time associated with printing AutoCAD files to the imagePROGRAF printer is decreased to approximately 1/3rd the time associated with printing through the previous Canon HDI Driver! The module also has a user-friendly interface that includes familiar features such as free layout, test printing, and 1200 dpi rendering. This module is automatically loaded when printing is attempted from AutoCAD, ensuring a smooth workflow with optimal printing results each time.
Print Plug-in for Microsoft Office
This utility makes it easy to print large-format documents created in Microsoft Word, Excel, or PowerPoint. The Plug-in appears in a tool bar inside the Microsoft application and has an easy-to-follow “Wizard”. The Plug-in will bypass the printer driver to simplify the printing process. A few simple steps convert your 8.5″ x 11″ office document to poster size.