Canon imagePROGRAF iPF780 MFP M40 Large Format Inkjet Printer & Scanner
imagePROGRAF iPF780 MFP Printer

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The Canon imagePROGRAF iPF780 MFP 36" large format printing and scanning system is designed to meet the speed and precision requirements for AEC, CAD, MCAD, ECAD, and applications, with outstanding ease-of-operation to handle all-purpose, office projects. The large format scanner stand now connects directly to the printer stand to create a one piece structure and now has options for the position of the monitor. The Canon imagePROGRAF iPF780 MFP provides a fast and effective system for wide format copying, archiving and distributing maps, drawings, renderings, site and facilities management plans, design and layout proofs, posters and more.

With true 600dpi optical resolution, CIS scanning technology for incredible line definition and accuracy, and room for documents up to 41" wide (40" image width) by any length*, the Canon imagePROGRAF iPF780 MFP is a versatile large format imaging solution. And with dynamic preview and a large, simple-to-use touch-screen interface, one-click wide format scanning and copying has never been easier. Comes standard with the ability to scan to PDF, JPEG and TIFF file formats.

An environmentally-conscious design with fully front-accessible operations allows for outstanding ease-of-use and flush wall installation in any environment. From loading paper to navigating through an intuitive control panel, the imagePROGRAF iPF780 wide format printer, copier and scanner simplifies your workflow. With a sub-ink tank system and Gigabit Ethernet support, the Canon imagePROGRAF iPF780 MFP provides the versatility and flexibility needed to be used in a wide variety of industries and applications, all in one captivating package.

Features

Integrated Stand

The scanner stand connects directly to the printer stand to create a one piece structure and to reduce the total footprint of the Canon imagePROGRAF iPF780 MFP large format printer. The redesigned stand gives the user the flexibility to use as an "all in one" configuration or to be set up as an independent scanner stand. There are now also options for the imagePROGRAF iPF780 MFP’s monitor incorporated into the new design. The user can choose whether to place the monitor on the right or left side of the stand, as well as whether to use a straight or swing-arm orientation. When the monitor is set up using a swing-arm orientation, it can be positioned in two different heights. This single stand design eliminates the need to move the wide format printer and scanner piece by piece when setting up or relocating the MFP.

Flat Stacker / Basket

The integrated stacker basket provides the capability to neatly stack up to twenty 24 x 36 inch plain paper prints. The stacker basket can be configured as a regular basket, a small stacker and a larger flat-positioned basket.

Interface Lock

The interface lock system enhances the security functions on the Canon imagePROGRAF iPF780 MFP color printer and provides an option for administrative control to determine who has access to the printer. This feature allows the user to password protect the USB 2 and Ethernet connections which allows for the restriction of these ports.

Complete Scan-to-Copy/File/E-mail Solution

This complete workflow solution includes large format printer, scanner, stand, computer, SmartWorks MFP Software and large touch-screen monitor. A versatile system built for the way you work, the imagePROGRAF iPF780 large format imaging system comes standard with the ability to scan to PDF, JPEG and TIFF file formats.

High Speed Large Format Scanning

Whether its construction plans, drawings, maps or business presentations, speed is critical when deadlines are tight. A powerful production tool for many environments, now you can scan up to ten inches per second at 200 dpi for monochrome and up to 1.67 inches per second for color.

High Precision Wide Format Scanning

The Canon imagePROGRAF iPF760 MFP large format scanner uses CIS (Contact Image Scanning) technology to capture the finest image detail in technical documents, maps, sketches, hand-annotated drawings and complex schematics. With true 600dpi optical resolution, achieve exceptional monochrome performance with very sharp, clean black & white images and high definition color reproduction. And dynamic preview ensures that scans and copies match original hard copy documents every time.

Media Handling

The imagePROGRAF iPF760 MFP provides room to scan plain paper documents up to 41" wide (40" image width), max thickness 0.012 inches (0.3 mm). Its unique paper path returns documents to the front, allowing for a space saving design with front-accessible operation for flush wall installation.

SmartWorks MFP Software

SmartWorks MFP gives you all the tools you'll need to quickly and easily scan to copy / file / email large format technical documents. With a simple to use interface and unique scan-it-once ability, SmartWorks MFP allows for efficient batch scanning and ensures that top quality scanned images are produced in the least amount of time. Scan to PDF, TIFF and JPEG file formats.

High-Speed Printing L-COA Processor

Output a 24" x 36" size drawing in approximately 30 seconds*. When you need to keep projects moving forward and meet deadlines, this kind of speed is critical. Powering these incredible print speeds is Canon's L-COA (Large Format Printer Common Architecture) print controller, driving 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-color GIS images and architectural renderings for maximum readability and color accuracy. * When printing in fast mode on plain paper. Includes paper-cutting time.

Space Saving, Environmentally-Conscious Design

This large format printer was designed to be space-saving and environmentally conscious. The imagePROGRAF iPF780 large format printing system carries a small footprint with fully front-accessible operation for flush wall installation that fits into almost any environment. Also, loading roll media is simple with built-in loading guide rails and an automatic roll feeder. Made with less plastic and reduced CO2 emissions, this model has earned ENERGY STAR qualification, and draws only 140 watts of power during use.

Productivity Print Longer without Interruption

Canon's unique sub-ink tank system means you can replace ink on-the-fly without stopping the printer. For long print runs, a high-capacity media basket comes standard with the Canon imagePROGRAF iPF780 MFP wide format printer. And its highly durable self-propelled dual rotary cutter allows for even faster printing of multi-page jobs.

Precision Printing High-Density PF-04 Print Head

Engineered for speed and advanced image production, this large format printer boasts Canon's latest print-head technology to lay down ink with unprecedented speed and accuracy. The PF-04 print head incorporates a nozzle shape to reduce satellite ink, producing cleaner lines and text, and minimizing mist. 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.

Print Job Accounting Manager

The Canon imagePROGRAF iPF780 MFP large format printer system tracks how much ink and media is being consumed when printing. Costs can be assigned to ink and paper to determine expenses based on "Cost of goods". 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.

Features include:

  • Job Cost (ink, Media and variable cost inputted by user)
  • Ink Consumed per Job*
  • Media Consumed per Job
  • Job Completion time
  • And more *Ink usage is estimate, and error tolerance is ±15%

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.

Reactive Ink System

Ideal for technical and office applications, Canon's 5-color dye/pigment Reactive Ink technology utilizes four highly colorfast dye inks for producing bold, expressive color, plus two channels 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 colors and text. Even small text printed on colored backgrounds or on uncoated technical papers is crisp and legible.

Canon Printer Driver

These Windows® and Macintosh® drivers incorporate simplified page setup options, one-touch borderless printing, expanded color 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. The Real Preview feature ensures users 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 Mac driver). The imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy feature built-in to the printer driver lets users transfer data from their Color imageRUNNER device with Universal Send to the imagePROGRAF iPF780 MFP large format printing system - all with the touch of a button - enabling users to easily create posters from hard copy documents. At a Glance:Easy-to-use preset document profiles (examples are Poster, CAD, Photo)

Automatic print quality options dependent on print application and mediaReal Preview that lets users change document and printer settings after clicking "print"Page nesting feature with Free Layout for Windows and MacimageRUNNER Enlargement Copy feature - with a hot folder solution to print Color imageRUNNER PDFs directly without opening in a PDF viewerEconomy Print ModeBorderless printingEasy setting/Advanced settingOptimized module for AutoCAD

PosterArtist Lite

Canon's included PosterArtist Lite poster creation software gives users the ability to quickly and easily create professional large format prints. Users simply follow the program's four (4) easy steps to create posters that can be used in applications such as Office presentation, Trade shows, Retail Signage, and much, much more. The PosterArtist QuickCopy feature provides an easy solution for a CanoScan desktop scanner to be used as a copier, making letter-size flyers and documents into full-size posters with a touch of a button. For those with more demanding poster creation needs, Canon's optional PosterArtist offers advanced features such as Auto Design, Variable Data, and in-application image editing features, as well as additional templates, royalty-free photos, and clip art. The built-in weblink feature in PosterArtist Lite links users directly to the PosterArtist website for useful hints and tips, and for even more free content for download.

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.

Specifications

Main Unit Spec

Printer  
Printing Method 5-Color 36-inch Printer
Number of Nozzles Total: 15,360

MBK: 5,120 nozzles

C, M, Y, BK: 2,560 nozzles each

Nozzle Pitch: 1,200 dpi

Non-firing nozzle detection and compensation
Print Resolution (Up to) 2,400 x 1,200 dpi (Max)
Ink Compatibility Dye/Pigment Reactive Ink

Ink Capacity: 130ml per color2
Ink Droplet Size 4 picoliter

Color Set: Dye: Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black

Pigment: Matte Black
Buffer/Ram 256MB
Paper Sizes Media Width: Cut Sheet: 8" - 36"

Roll: 10" - 36"

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

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

Maximum Roll Print Length: 59 Feet (18 meters)2

Maximum Media Roll Diameter: 5.9
Automatic Sheet Feeder Top Loading Roll Feed: One Roll, front output

Top Loading Manual Feed: One sheet, front output

Languages: GARO (Canon Proprietary)
Scanner  
Scanner Type Contact Image Sensor (CIS) technology - requires no stitching or maintenance adjustment.
Scanning Element Scan Accuracy: +/- 0.1%

Speed:

10.1 ips (monochrome)

1.67 ips (color)
Max. Resolutions 600dpi
Max. Document Size Width: 41 inch document width

Length: 96 inches

Thickness: 0.012in (0.3mm)
General  
OS Compatibility Windows® (XP/Vista/7)

Macintosh® (OS10.4.11-10.7)
Standard Interface USB 2.0 High-Speed

10/100/1000 Base-T/TX
Software Included PosterArtist Lite, Accounting Manager, Canon Printer Driver, Printer Driver Extra Kit (Free Layout, imageRUNNER Linking Function)

SmartWorks MFP

 

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