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Canon imagePROGRAF PRO Series Range of Large Format Printers

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Large Format Print Solutions designed for photography, fine art and proofing. 

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Canon’s award winning range of Large Format printers truly brings images to life. With a 12 Colour Photo Printer range and an 8 Colour Graphics Printer range you can pick the perfect model to suit your specific needs. All models are compatible with both Mac and PC and come with a range of unique core technologies such as the LUCIA PRO pigment ink, Fine print head technology, L-COA PRO high-speed image processing engine and a high precision mechanical platform. You can choose from three different sizes of ink tank (160ml, 330ml and 700ml) depending upon your requirements, usage and workflow. All printers are enabled with 'hot swap' ink technology, allowing you to exchange ink tanks during printing- increasing efficiency and reducing downtime and waste.

The 3.5" colour LCD touch screen operation panel allows for ease of operation and Wi-Fi connectivity allows for easy connection and quick setup to wireless networks. Fast and easy printing of PDF and JPEG files is possible directly from USB memory stick.

The PRO-Series of large format printers from Canon offer the ultimate in image quality and ease of use.

Key Features

LUCIA PRO pigment ink

LUCIA PRO pigment ink is newly developed for the imagePROGRAF PRO-Series to deliver printing with a wide colour gamut, excellent colour expression, superior black and dark area reproduction, low graininess, suppression of bronzing and good gloss characteristics. The professional LUCIA pigment inks offer accurate colour reproduction and enhanced print longevity. Prints can last approximately 200 years in a photo album, 80-years on display behind glass and 50-years without the glass. LUCIA PRO ink technology offers the optimum balance between print quality and the amount of ink used, ensuring outstanding results and an excellent return on investment.

Advanced precision print head

The new imagePROGRAF PRO-Series fully integrated 'single' print head design enables even faster printing with exceptional print quality. A compact 1.28” wide nozzle, enables faster printing whilst retaining a higher print quality compared to the predecessor print head. High-precision ink ejection without discrepancies.

Innovative mechanical platform for best quality

Canon PRO-4000s Dual roll unitimagePROGRAF PRO-Series printers feature a brand new mechanical platform to provide a precise and exceptionally rigid frame that can maintain an exact distance between the print head and media – virtually eliminating oscillation for greater stability and accuracy. The air feeding system keeps media flat during printing, ensuring high precision ink placement.

Dual roll unit

The optional RU-41 dual roll unit provides either an additional paper roll or can function as a media take-up or rewinding unit for printed output. Media take-up can be performed with the printed surface either on the inside or on the outside, allowing media to be instantly ready for the next process, making workflow more efficient. The dual roll unit offers increased versatility for your Canon PRO-Series printer allowing many additional options such as printing using two different types of paper or different paper sizes, without the need to keep changing rolls. 

Chroma optimiser

Canon's Chroma Optimiser ink technology is available in the 12 colour range of printers. The transparent ink helps to achieve uniform glossiness when printing on gloss or satin papers and acts as an 'accelerator' to further increase the ink performance. Using Chroma Optimiser you can expect to further enhance the richness of blacks and achieve higher density in dark colour areas, improve colour clarity and increase scratch resistance of finished prints. Using the Chroma Optimiser, finished results are improved whilst ink usage is not increased.

Colour calibration

Consistent colour reproduction is achieved between print jobs with the in built colour calibration. Achieving accurate colour is very important to professional photographers and imaging professionals and with the colour calibration system it is now easier than ever to ensure ongoing colour accuracy with the PRO-Series range of printers. 

Great selection of software

The software bundled with imagePROGRAF PRO-Series printers support a wide range of large-format and advanced printing solutions, with features to optimise the efficiency of printing environments. More importantly, the software is fully cross-platform, supporting both Windows and Apple Macintosh computers.

12 Colour Printers in the PRO-Series

Professional Photo Printers at workOffering the very best photographic print quality, the imagePROGRAF 12 colour PRO-Series can produce images up to 1524mm with outstanding speed and reliability. They are designed to bring stunning image quality to professional photographers, fine art and colour critical applications. 

Thanks to Canon’s unique input-output technology and Crystal-fidelity feature, photos look as accurate printed as when they were captured.  Colours are richer and blacks are deeper, producing images that are faithful to the original image. These printers use the LUCIA PRO pigment ink to meet the demands of the most critical photographers and graphic artists, as well as a transparent Chroma Optimiser ink to improve print performance on gloss paper. Not only do the 12 Colour Pro-Series provide incredible image reproduction, but the small footprint makes them ideal for any office, studio or design department.

Models Available

Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-1000 (17 inches ) A2 12 Colour Large Format Photo Printer - An astonishing A2 desktop Printer that offers high levels of colour and detail that bring your images to life. Sheet-fed, it combines ease of use and high-speed productivity, with seamless print workflow from input to output.

Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-2000 (24 inches) A1 12 Colour Large Format Photo Printer - For the very best photographic print quality and guaranteed colour accuracy and consistency. The PRO-2000 can produce images up to 24" with outstanding speed and reliability. 

Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-4000 (44 inches) B0 12 Colour Large Format Photo Printer - Designed to exceed expectations for the most demanding photo, fine art and colour critical printing jobs. The PRO-4000 produces large format images up to 44" of exceptional quality at impressive speeds.

Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-6000 (60 inches) 12 Colour Large Format Photo Printer The ultimate large format printer for photographic and fine art printing - with unparalleled 60" production output and supreme reliability. The pinnacle of photographic and fine art printing, the PRO-6000 delivers unsurpassed all-round quality. With rapid print speeds and flawless consistency, this is a large format game-changer

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8 Colour Printers in the PRO-Series

Available in 44” and 60” widths the 8 colour Pro-Series graphics range offers outstanding colour consistency, accuracy and colour vibrancy. They deliver fast and reliable printing to high-volume print service providers that require photo quality prints such as posters, banners and canvas.  It boast an ergonomic compact design, which is ideal for time and space-pressed print operations in graphic arts, advertising and creative sectors.  the new devices enable poster-quality printing at twice the speed of current imagePROGRAF 8 colour models. Full connectivity and Wi-Fi functionality ensures optimum productivity for busy environments.

Models Available

Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-4000S (44 inches) 8 Colour Graphics Printer - The perfect balance of photo print quality up to 44" and outstanding productivity. Dual roll until supports continuous paper feed or automatic take-up of the printed output.

Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-6000S (60 inches) 8 Colour Graphics Printer - The best solution for large format printing up to 60" at very impressive speeds. Dual roll unit supports continuous paper feed or automatic take-up of the printed output.

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With a Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-Series Large Format Printer, it really is as simple as design, print and display!