Comparison of Large Format Printers

Canon large printer formats fall into 4  categories

  • Graphic Printers
  • Infographics and Poster Printers
  • MFP Imaging Systems
  • Technical Documents and General Use Printers

Canon Graphic Printers

Canon has an array of large printer graphics printers. These printers produce vibrant colors as well as quality grayscale colors, by using Canon’s advanced LUCIA EX ink system. These printers come in 24 inch, 44 inch and 60 inch print formats.

Graphic Printers Include:

PrinterCanon IPF9400 60

imagePROGRAF iPF9400

Canon IPF9400s 60

imagePROGRAF iPF9400S

Canon IPF8400 44

imagePROGRAF iPF8400

Canon IPF8400s 44

imagePROGRAF iPF8400S

Type

12-Color 60-inch Printer

8-Color 60-inch Printer

12-Color 44-inch Printer

8-Color 44-inch Printer

Print Resolution

2,400 x 1,200 dpi (Max)

2,400 x 1,200 dpi (Max)

2,400 x 1,200 dpi (Max)

2,400 x 1,200 dpi (Max)

Ink Capacity

330ml per color2(Optional 700ml)

330ml per color2(Optional 700ml)

330ml per color2(Optional 700ml)

330 and 700ml per color available

Color Set

Cyan, Photo Cyan, Magenta, Photo Magenta, Yellow, Black, Matte Black, Red, Green. Blue, Gray, Photo Gray

Cyan, Photo Cyan, Magenta, Photo Magenta, Yellow, Black, Matte Black, Gray

Cyan, Photo Cyan, Magenta, Photo Magenta, Yellow, Black, Matte Black, Red, Green. Blue, Gray, Photo Gray

Cyan, Photo Cyan, Magenta, Photo Magenta, Yellow, Black, Matte Black, Gray

RAM

640 MB

640 MB

384 MB

250GB / 384 MB

Hard Drive

250 GB

250 GB

250 GB

 

Media Thickness

Front Loading Manual Feed: 0.07 - 0.8mm (2.8 - 31.4mil)

Roll: 0.07 - 0.8mm (2.8 - 31.4mil)

Front Loading Manual Feed: 0.07 - 0.8mm (2.8 - 31.4mil)

Roll: 0.07 - 0.8mm (2.8 - 31.4mil)

Front Loading Manual Feed: 0.07 - 0.8mm (2.8 - 31.4mil)

Roll: 0.07 - 0.8mm (2.8 - 31.4mil)

Front Loading Manual Feed: 0.07 - 0.8mm (2.8 - 31.4mil)

Roll: 0.07 - 0.8mm (2.8 - 31.4mil)

Software Included

Canon Printer Driver, Print Plug-in for Adobe Photoshop. Print Plug-in for Digital Photo Professional, Printer Driver Extra Kit (Free Layout, Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy, Advanced Preview), Print Plug-in for Microsoft® Word/Excel/PowerPoint (PC only), Accounting Manager, Gallery Wrap Feature

Canon Printer Driver, Printer Driver Extra Kit (Free Layout, Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy, Advanced Preview), Print Plug-in for Adobe Photoshop, Print Plug-in for Microsoft® Word/Excel/PowerPoint (PC only), Accounting Manager

Canon Printer Driver, Print Plug-in for Adobe Photoshop. Print Plug-in for Digital Photo Professional, Printer Driver Extra Kit (Free Layout, Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy, Advanced Preview), Print Plug-in for Microsoft® Word/Excel/PowerPoint (PC only), Accounting Manager, Gallery Wrap Feature

Canon Printer Driver, Print Plug-in for Adobe Photoshop. Print Plug-in for Digital Photo Professional, Printer Driver Extra Kit (Free Layout, Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy, Advanced Preview), Print Plug-in for Microsoft® Word/Excel/PowerPoint (PC only), Accounting Manager, Gallery Wrap Feature, Color Calibration Management Console, Printer Driver Optimization Module for AutoCAD, Direct Print & Share

 

Other Canon Graphic Printers

 

Printer

Canon IPF6450 24

imagePROGRAF iPF6450

Canon IPF6400 24

imagePROGRAF iPF6400

Canon IPF6400s 24

imagePROGRAF iPF6400S

 

Canon IPF5100 17

imagePROGRAF iPF5100

Type

12-Color 24-inch Printer

12-Color 24-inch Printer

8-Color 24-inch Printer

12-Color 17-inch Printer

Print Resolution

2,400 x 1,200 dpi (Max)

2,400 x 1,200 dpi (Max)

2,400 x 1,200 dpi (Max)

2,400 x 1,200 dpi (Max)

Ink Capacity

130ml/300ml per color2

130ml/300ml per color2

130 and 300ml per color available2

130ml per color2

Color Set

Cyan, Photo Cyan, Magenta, Photo Magenta, Yellow, Black, Matte Black, Red, Green. Blue, Gray, Photo Gray

Cyan, Photo Cyan, Magenta, Photo Magenta, Yellow, Black, Matte Black, Red, Green. Blue, Gray, Photo Gray

Cyan, Photo Cyan, Magenta, Photo Magenta, Yellow, Black, Matte Black, Gray

Cyan, Photo Cyan, Magenta, Photo Magenta, Yellow, Black, Matte Black, Red, Green. Blue, Gray, Photo Gray

RAM

384 MB

384 MB

250 GB / 250 MB

192 MB

Hard Drive

250 GB

 

 

 

Media Thickness

Top Loading Manual Feed: 0.07 - 0.8mm (3.2 - 31.4mil)Front Loading Manual Feed: 0.5 - 1.5mm (19.6 - 59.0mil)Roll: 0.07 - 0.8mm (3.2 - 31.4mil)

Top Loading Manual Feed: 0.07 - 0.8mm (3.2 - 31.4mil)

Front Loading Manual Feed: 0.5 - 1.5mm (19.6 - 59.0mil)

Roll: 0.07 - 0.8mm (3.2 - 31.4mil)

Top Loading Manual Feed: 0.07 - 0.8mm (3.2 - 31.4mil)

Front Loading Manual Feed: 0.5 - 1.5mm (19.6 - 59.0mil)

Roll: 0.07 - 0.8mm (3.2 - 31.4mil)

Top Loading Manual Feed: 0.08 - 0.8mm (3.2 - 31.4mil)

Front Loading Manual Feed: 0.5 - 1.5mm (19.6 - 59.0mil)

Roll: 0.08 - 0.8mm (3.2 - 31.4mil)

Cassette: 0.08 - 0.3mm (3.2 - 11.8mil)

Software Included

Canon Printer Driver, Print Plug-in for Adobe Photoshop. Print Plug-in for Digital Photo Professional, PosterArtist Lite (PC Only), Printer Driver Extra Kit (Free Layout, Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy, Advanced Preview), Print Plug-in for Microsoft® Word/Excel/PowerPoint (PC only), Accounting Manager, Gallery Wrap Feature Optional SU-21 SpectrophotometerModel:X-Rite SU-21Color Measurement Width: 480mmMax. Media Thickness:0.50mmXRGA Compliant

:YesISO

13655 Compliant

:YesUser

Switchable UV

Canon Printer Driver, Print Plug-in for Adobe Photoshop. Print Plug-in for Digital Photo Professional, PosterArtist Lite (PC Only), Printer Driver Extra Kit (Free Layout, Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy, Advanced Preview), Print Plug-in for Microsoft® Word/Excel/PowerPoint (PC only), Accounting Manager, Gallery Wrap Feature

Canon Printer Driver, Print Plug-in for Adobe Photoshop. Print Plug-in for Digital Photo Professional, PosterArtist Lite (PC Only), Printer Driver Extra Kit (Free Layout, Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy, Advanced Preview), Print Plug-in for Microsoft® Word/Excel/PowerPoint (PC only), Accounting Manager, Gallery Wrap Feature, Color Calibration Management Console, Printer Driver Optimization Module for AutoCAD, Direct Print & Share Optional SU-21 Spectrophotometer

Model

:X-Rite

SU-21

Color Measurement Width:480mm

Max. Media Thickness:0.50mm

XRGA Compliant

:Yes

ISO 13655 Compliant

:Yes

User Switchable UV Filter

:Yes

White/Black Backing

:Included

on one strip

Support for Third Party RIPS

:Most

leading Third Party RIPS

Plug-in for Digital Photo Professional, Digital Photo Front-Access, Printer Driver Extra Kit (Free Layout, imageRUNNER Linking Function)

Technical Documents and General Use Printers

The technical documents and general use printers are for architects and engineers who need to ensure accurate drawings, documents and presentations. These quality large printers use bold and compelling colors for technically skilled and business savvy clients.  These line of printers feature a one of a kind five color dye/pigment ink set so your prints will stand out.
 
PrinterCanon IPF825 44

imagePROGRAF iPF825

Canon IPF815 44

imagePROGRAF iPF815

Canon ipf785 36

imagePROGRAF iPF785

Canon IPF780 36

imagePROGRAF iPF780

Canon IPF770 36

imagePROGRAF iPF770

Type

5-Color 44-inch Dual Roll Printer

5-Color 44-inch Printer

5-Color 36-inch Printer

5-Color 36-inch Printer

5-Color 36-inch Printer

Print Resolution

2,400 x 1,200 dpi (Max)

2,400 x 1,200 dpi (Max)

2,400 x 1,200 dpi (Max)

2,400 x 1,200 dpi (Max)

2,400 x 1,200 dpi (Max)

Ink Capacity

330ml per color (Optional 700ml)

330ml per color (Optional 700ml)

130ml or 300ml per color4

130ml or 300ml per color4

130ml per color2

Color Set

Dye:Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black

Pigment:Matte Black

Dye:Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black

Pigment:Matte Black

Dye: Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black Pigment: Matte Black

Dye: Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black

Pigment: Matte Black

Dye: Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black

Pigment: Matte Black

RAM

32 GB dedicated file processing memory, 384MB RAM

32 GB dedicated file processing memory, 384MB RAM

32GB

256MB

256MB

Hard Drive

160 GB

160 GB

320GB

 

 

Media Thickness

Front Loading Manual Feed: 0.07 - 0.8mm (2.8 - 31.4mil)

Roll: 0.07 - 0.8mm (2.8 - 31.4mil)

Front Loading Manual Feed: 0.07 - 0.8mm (2.8 - 31.4mil)

Roll: 0.07 - 0.8mm (2.8 - 31.4mil)

0.07-0.8mm (2.8-31.4mil)

0.07-0.8mm (2.8-31.4mil)

0.07-0.8mm (2.8-31.4mil)

Software Included

PosterArtist Lite, Accounting Manager, Canon Printer Driver, Digital Photo Front-Access, Printer Driver Extra Kit (Free Layout, imageRUNNER Linking Function), HDI Driver for AutoCAD3

PosterArtist Lite, Accounting Manager, Canon Printer Driver, Digital Photo Front-Access, Printer Driver Extra Kit (Free Layout, imageRUNNER Linking Function), HDI Driver for AutoCAD3.

Canon Printer Driver, Printer Driver Extra Kit (Free Layout, Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy, Advanced Preview), Direct Print & Share, imagePROGRAF Print Utility2, PosterArtist Lite (PC Only), Print Plug-in for Microsoft® Word/Excel/PowerPoint (PC only), Status Monitor, Media Configuration Tool, Optimized Module for AutoCAD

Canon Printer Driver, Printer Driver Extra Kit (Free Layout, Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy, Advanced Preview), Direct Print & Share, imagePROGRAF Print Utility2, PosterArtist Lite (PC Only), Print Plug-in for Microsoft® Word/Excel/PowerPoint (PC only), Status Monitor, Media Configuration Tool, Optimized Module for AutoCAD

Canon Printer Driver, Printer Driver Extra Kit (Free Layout, Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy, Advanced Preview), Direct Print & Share, imagePROGRAF Print Utility^, PosterArtist Lite (PC Only), Print Plug-in for Microsoft® Word/Excel/PowerPoint (PC only), Status Monitor, Media Configuration Tool, Optimized Module for AutoCAD

 

Other Technical Documents and General Use Printers

 

Printer Canon IPF685 24

imagePROGRAF iPF685

Canon IPF680 24

imagePROGRAF iPF680

Canon IPF670 24

imagePROGRAF iPF670

Canon IPF610 24

imagePROGRAF iPF610

Canon IPF5100 17

imagePROGRAF iPF5100

Type

5-Color 24-inch Printer

 

5-Color 24-inch Printer

 

 

5-Color 24-inch Printer

 

5-Color 24-inch Printer

5-Color 17-inch Printer

Print Resolution

2,400 x 1,200 dpi (Max)

2,400 x 1,200 dpi (Max)

2,400 x 1,200 dpi (Max)

2,400 x 1,200 dpi (Max)

2,400 x 1,200 dpi (Max)

Ink Capacity

130ml or 300ml per color4

130ml or 300ml per color4

130ml per color2

130ml per color2

130ml per color2

Color Set

Dye: Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black

Pigment: Matte Black

Dye: Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black

Pigment: Matte Black

Dye: Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black

Pigment: Matte Black

Dye:Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black

Pigment:Matte Black (two channels)

Dye:Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black

Pigment:Matte Black (two channels)

RAM

32GB

256MB

256MB

256 MB

192 MB

Hard Drive

320GB

 

 

 

 

Media Thickness

0.07-0.8mm (2.8-31.4mil)

0.07-0.8mm (2.8-31.4mil)

0.07-0.8mm (2.8-31.4mil)

Top Loading Manual Feed: 0.07 - 0.8mm (2.8 - 31.4mil)

Front Loading Manual Feed: 0.5 - 1.5mm (19.6 - 59.0mil)

Roll: 0.08 - 0.8mm (2.8 - 31.4mil)

Cassette: 0.08 - 0.3mm (3.2 - 11.8mil)

Top Loading Manual Feed: 0.07 - 0.8mm (2.8 - 31.4mil)

Front Loading Manual Feed: 0.5 - 1.5mm (19.6 - 59.0mil)

With Optional Roll Unit: 0.07 - 0.8mm (2.8 - 31.4mil)

Software Included

Canon Printer Driver, Printer Driver Extra Kit (Free Layout, Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy, Advanced Preview), Direct Print & Share, imagePROGRAF Print Utility2, PosterArtist Lite (PC Only), Print Plug-in for Microsoft® Word/Excel/PowerPoint (PC only), Status Monitor, Media Configuration Tool, Optimized Module for AutoCAD

Canon Printer Driver, Printer Driver Extra Kit (Free Layout, Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy, Advanced Preview), Direct Print & Share, imagePROGRAF Print Utility2, PosterArtist Lite (PC Only), Print Plug-in for Microsoft® Word/Excel/PowerPoint (PC only), Status Monitor, Media Configuration Tool, Optimized Module for AutoCAD

Canon Printer Driver, Printer Driver Extra Kit (Free Layout, Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy, Advanced Preview), Direct Print & Share, imagePROGRAF Print Utility^, PosterArtist Lite (PC Only), Print Plug-in for Microsoft® Word/Excel/PowerPoint (PC only), Status Monitor, Media Configuration Tool, Optimized Module for AutoCAD

Canon Printer Driver, Digital Photo Front-Access, Printer Driver Extra Kit (Free Layout, imageRUNNER Linking Function), HDI Driver for AutoCAD4

Canon Printer Driver, Digital Photo Front-Access Printer, Driver Extra Kit (Free Layout, imageRUNNER Linking Function), HDI Driver for AutoCAD4, PosterArtist Lite (PC only), Print Plug-in for Microsoft® Word/Excel/PowerPoint (PC only)

 

 

Infographics and Poster Printers

The large infographics and poster printers create large scale vibrant banners and point of purchase displays. These printers use Canon’s LUCIA EX 6 - Color pigment ink system to create eye-catch prints in vivid color and are sure to capture attention.

 Printer

Canon IPF8400se 44

imagePROGRAF iPF8400SE

Canon IPF6400se 24

imagePROGRAF iPF6400SE

Type

6-Color 44 inch Printer 6-Color 24 inch Printer

Print Resolution

2,400 x 1,200 dpi (Max) 2,400 x 1,200 dpi (Max)

Ink Capacity

330 and 700ml per color

130 and 300mi per color

Color Set

Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black, Matte Black, Red

Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black, Matte Black, Red

RAM

384 MB 256 MB

Hard Drive

   

Media Thickness

Front Loading Manual Feed: 0.07 - 0.8mm (2.8 - 31.4mil)
Roll: 0.07 - 0.8mm (2.8 - 31.4mil)
Front Loading Manual Feed: 0.07 - 0.8mm (2.8 - 31.4mil)
Roll: 0.07 - 0.8mm (2.8 - 31.4mil)

Software Included

Canon Printer Driver, Printer Driver Extra Kit (Free Layout, Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy, Advanced Preview), PosterArtist Lite (PC Only), Print Plug-in for Microsoft® Word/Excel/PowerPoint, Accounting Manager (PC Only), Direct Print & Share, Optimized Module for AutoCAD (PC Only) Canon Printer Driver, PosterArtist Lite (PC Only), Printer Driver Extra Kit (Free Layout, Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy, Advanced Preview), Print Plug-in for Microsoft® Word/Excel/PowerPoint, Accounting Manager (PC Only), Direct Print & Share, Optimized Module for AutoCAD (PC Only)