imagePROGRAF iPF8400S: a high quality 44" printer
The imagePROGRAF iPF8400S 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 250GB 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 iPF8400S 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 250GB 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 A0 prints, the iPF8400S 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 250GB HARD DISK FOR HIGH EFFICIENCY
The iPF8400S has a built-in 250GB 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 iPF8400S 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 iPF8400S 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 iPF8400S’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 iPF8400S very easy to use. The iPF8400S 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 iPF8400S 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 iPF8400S comes bundled with free PosterArtist Lite poster creation software to make it simple to produce professional looking posters.
LUCIA EX PIGMENT INKS
The iPF8400S 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 iPF8400S 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 iPF8400S, by allowing larger areas of an image to be produced at any given time.
|Printer Type||8 Colour - 44"/1117.6mm|
|Print Technology||Canon Bubblejet on Demand 6 colours integrated type (6 chips per print head x 2 print heads)|
|Number of Nozzles||Total: 30,720 - MBK/BK/M/Y: 2,560 nozzles for each colour, C/PC/PM/GY: 5,120 nozzles for each colour|
|Print Resolution||2400 x 1200dpi|
|Nozzle Pitch||1200 dpi x 2|
|Guaranteed Minimum Line Width||N/A|
|Line Accuracy||±0.1 % or less|
|Ink Droplet Size||4 Picoliter|
|Ink Capacity||Bundled Starter Ink: 330ml
Sales Ink: 330ml or 700ml
|Ink Type||Pigment ink: LUCIA EX
8 colour pigment ink: BK, MBK, C, M, Y, PC, PM, GY
|OS Compatability||Windows: XP/ Vista/7/8/Server 2003/2003 R2,
Windows Server 2008 (32/64bit),
Macintosh OSX 10.5.8-OS10.8.x
|Printer Languages||GARO (Graphic Arts language with Raster Operations)|
|Standard Interfaces||USB 2.0 High-Speed
Ethernet 10/100/1000 Base-T/TX
|Printing Speed (A0 Roll, Plain Paper)||0.57min (Fast Economy Mode)
3:10min (Standard Mode)
|Printing Speed (A0 Roll, Coated Paper)||1.38min (Fast Mode)
3.09min (Standard Mode)
|Printing Speed (A0 Roll, Photo Paper)||3.10min (Fast Mode)
4.50min (Standard Mode)
|Media Width||Roll paper: 254 - 1118.0 mm
Cut sheet: 203.2 - 1118.0 mm
|Media Thickness||Roll Paper: 0.07 - 0.8mm
Cut Sheet: 0.07 - 0.8mm
|Minimum Printable Length||203.2 mm|
|Maximum Printable Length||18m (varies according to the OS and application)|
|Maximum Media Roll Diameter||150.0 mm|
|Paper Feed Method||Roll Feed: One Roll, front loading, front output
Front Loading Manual Feed: One sheet, front output
|Media Feed Capacity||N/A|
|Borderless Printing Width (Roll Only)||515 mm (JIS B2), 1, 030 mm (JIS B0), 594 mm (ISO A1), 841 mm (ISO A0), 10", 14", 17", 24", 36", 42", 44"|
|DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT|
|Physical Dimensions (W x D x H)||Main unit, Printer Stand, and Basket: 1,893 (W) x 975 (D) x 1,144 (H) mm
Weight: approx. 143 kg (including Roll Holder Set; excluding ink and print heads)
|Software Included||Canon Printer Driver, Status Monitor, ExtraKit - Free Layout & iR enlargement Copy, Hot Folders, Optimised Driver for AutoCAD, Media Configuration Tool, PosterArtist Lite (PC only), Print Plug-in for Microsoft® Word/Excel/PowerPoint (PC only)|
|POWER AND OPERATING REQUIREMENTS|
|Power Supply||AC 220 - 240 V (50 - 60 Hz）|
|Power Consumption||Operation: 190W or less
Standby power consumption (At the low power mode): 5W or less
Power off (standby): 0.5W or less
Power consumption of sleep mode: 5W or less
Time to enter sleep mode: approx. 5 min
|Operating Environment||15 - 30°C, 10 - 80 % (Condensation free)|
|Noise Level (Approx.)||Operation: 50dB (A) or less
Standby: 35dB (A) or less
Accoustic Power: 6.8 Bels
Based on ISO 7779
|Regulations||CE mark, TUV, Gost-R (locally obtained),|
|Enviroment Certificates||ENERGY STAR (WW), RoHS directive, IT ECO Declaration (Europe), WEEE, ErP Lot 6 (Europe)|
|What's in the Box?||Hex wrench screwdriver, Eject assist bar, 2 x print heads, 1 set of starter ink tanks - 330ml each, EU/UK Power Cord, Set up guide, Basic guide, EU Instruction Leaflet (chemicals), User manual CD-ROM, User software CD-ROM (Mac, Win32 and Win64), Stand set up guide, Ink tank installation attention manual, Carrying caution leaflet, Safety/Standard Environment leaflet, Media sample - sheets, How to fit a stay for rolling prevention leaflet, Announcement of Large Format Printer Extended Survey Program, PosterArtist Lite Software|
|Optional Items||Media Take-up Unit: TU-06
Roll Holder Set (2-inch core spindle): RH2-44
|User Replaceable Items||Ink Tanks:
330ml: PFI-306 (iPF8400S) BK/MBK/C/M/Y/PC/PM/GY
700ml: PFI-706 (iPF8400S) BK/MBK/C/M/Y/PC/PM/GY
Print Head: PF-05
Cutter Blade: CT-06
Maintenance Cartridge: MC-08