imagePROGRAF iPF8300S: a high quality 44" printer
The imagePROGRAF iPF8300S large format printer deploys a LUCIA EX 8-colour pigment ink system and offers a superb balance of exceptional print quality, outstanding productivity and cost effective production. With a built-in 160GB hard disk it is can handle large amounts of data to produce high quality prints up to 44 inches wide.
WHO IS IT FOR?
The imagePROGRAF iPF8300S will appeal to professional photographers who are looking for a superb large format printer (LFP) that delivers stunning print quality and high productivity. With easy operation, 44-inch wide print capability, and eight ink tanks for a wide colour gamut and vivid colours, the iPF8300S is a quality LFP for producing a wide variety of photographic prints and posters.
- 2,400x1,200dpi printing.
- 44" wide, high quality print production.
- Borderless printing up to 42".
- 8-colour LUCIA EX pigment ink system.
- High productivity ‘hot swap’ ink tanks.
- Built-in 160GB hard disk.
- ‘Fast’ and ‘Economy’ printing modes.
- Superb image quality and print precision.
- MS Office, Photoshop and Digital Photo Professional print plug-ins.
44-INCH WIDE PRINTS
If you need to produce up to B0 prints, the iPF8300S is a superb choice. With its ability to print on roll paper up to 44-inches wide, and to produce borderless prints to the full width of the roll paper, you can really make your images and posters stand out. A0 glossy prints can be produced in approximately three minutes.
EIGHT LUCIA EX INK TANKS WITH ‘HOT SWAP’ OPTIONS
LUCIA EX, Canon’s innovative 8-colour pigment inkjet system with image processing technology, delivers a wide colour gamut, smooth graduations, less bronzing and highly scratch-resistant prints. Users can rely on it for enhanced black reproduction and graduation expression in dark areas, resulting in the exceptional print quality required for photo print applications.
You can also choose to ‘hot swap’ between either 330ml or 700ml ink tanks, which are changeable during production, in order to maximise productivity.
WIDE RANGE OF MEDIA OPTIONS
The media feed options provide a large range of print media width possibilities, from 0.07mm up to 0.8mm thick substrates. The creativity of paper choice is therefore not limited allowing you to select the most appropriate media to show off your images, from high gloss to backlit film, fine art rag and canvas.
BUILT-IN 160GB HARD DISK FOR HIGH EFFICIENCY
The iPF8300S has a built-in 160GB hard disk, which enables highly efficient printing, making it easier to re-print jobs and handle large amounts of data effortlessly.
FAST MODE FOR HIGH-SPEED PRINTING
The iPF8300S includes a new Fast mode that delivers high-speed, economical printing. A further saving can be made when deploying the Economy print mode, which reduces ink consumption.
The highly productive iPF8300S delivers output of up to 63.5 square metres per hour when Economy, Fast mode is selected using Uncoated Plain 80gsm media.
EFFECTIVE COST MANAGEMENT
One of the advantages of bringing your printing in-house is the ability to reduce print costs by avoiding the use of expensive third party companies. The iPF8300S’s built-in cost management software makes it easy to track the cost of each print produced and enables users to easily calculate ROI.
EASE OF USE
A large, bright and easy-to-read LCD screen makes the iPF8300S very easy to use. The iPF8300S is suitable for use in small or large photo studios and is Gigabit Ethernet compatible, thus enabling fast data transfer, even for data-heavy files or high volume print jobs. Straightforward roll paper loading and ink changes can be made easily from the front of the printer.
The iPF8300S comes with additional software to enhance the connectivity and capability of your large format print environment. This includes plug-ins for MS Office, Photoshop and Digital Photo Professional.
The iPF8300S comes bundled with free PosterArtist Lite poster creation software to make it simple to produce professional looking posters.
LUCIA EX PIGMENT INKS
The iPF8300S incorporates the new 8-colour LUCIA EX pigment ink system and improved image processing technology to deliver a wider colour gamut, smoother gradation, deeper dark tones and sharper blacks with reduced bronzing. Fine details are reproduced accurately with higher print registration accuracy. Output is also highly durable with improved scratch resistance.
TWO 1-INCH PRINT HEADS
Using two 1-inch wide print heads, the iPF8300S can eject ink from 30,720 nozzles at a time. Each ink droplet is formed of four picolitres of ink to produce very fine dots on the print media, resulting in increase print resolution and smoother colour gradation. The large print heads contribute to the rapid print speeds achieved by the iPF8300S, by allowing larger areas of an image to be produced at any given time.
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