Canon imagePROGRAF iPF8400SE Large Format Inkjet Printer - Canon Solutions America
imagePROGRAF iPF8400SE Color Printer

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  • Front View of the Canon imagePROGRAF iPF8400SE Wide Format Inkjet Printing System
  • Side View of Canon imagePROGRAF iPF8400SE Color Inkjet Printer
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The Canon imagePROGRAF iPF8400SE, 44-inch large format color printer is designed for vibrant poster creation in the signage, infographics display, and retail markets while maximizing productivity. The 6-Color LUCIA EX pigment ink set emphasizes the use of red ink, which allows for incredibly vibrant and eye-catching prints to be produced while providing benefits such as scratch resistance. The Canon imagePROGRAF iPF8400SE large format color printer features an economy printing mode that reduces ink consumption by about 50% compared to standard mode to help cut down on printing costs.

The wide format inkjet printer comes standard with additional applications and utilities that help make the printing process extremely user friendly such as; an Accounting Manager tool that helps keep track of job costs, a Print Plug-in for Microsoft Office, and Direct Print and Share, Canon’s cloud-based portal solution. To improve versatility, the Canon iPF8400SE color inkjet printer has a Media Configuration Tool which allows customers to not only utilize existing Canon-branded media, but also with non-Canon branded media.

Features

6-Color LUCIA EX Ink Set

The new 6-color pigment ink system adds Red ink to the standard lineup of Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black, and Matte Black, to help produce posters and POP materials with vibrant color. This helps create output that's suitable for small retail stores, restaurants, or service businesses that produce their own in-store posters on the premises.

Compact Design

The compact design of the iPF8400SE printer compared to other imagePROGRAF large format printer models reduces the space required for installation, making this model especially attractive for small stores or offices.

Optimal Printing for Posters

A color profile is included that's designed specifically for posters to make full use of the LUCIA EX ink system's strengths in color reproduction. The user simply selects "Poster" as the print target in the printer driver, to achieve stunning, vibrant color reproduction optimized for poster printing. The same profile is also provided in PosterArtist, PosterArtist Lite, and the Print Plug-In for Office.

Large Ink Tank Capacity

The Canon imagePROGRAF iPF8400SE wide format inkjet printer supports ink tank sizes of both 330ml and 700ml in capacity. Ink tank replacement becomes less frequent and users with higher printing volumes can enjoy greater productivity.

Sub-ink Tank System

An ink tank system designed for uninterrupted printing even during tank replacement. The Canon imagePROGRAF iPF8400SE color printer keeps some ink in reserve in its sub ink tanks so that even when the tanks themselves run out of ink, printing can continue without interruption and the tanks can be replaced on the fly.

Fast Draft Printing Mode

The Draft Mode produces 1200 x 1200 dpi output at up to 705ft2/hr on coated and uncoated paper stocks while reducing ink consumption by 10% to 20% versus standard mode.

Economy Printing

Significantly reduce total ink consumption by utilizing the Economy Printing Mode for producing draft prints on select media. This feature increases overall speed and regulates the use of all colors to produce quick check plots while minimizing the cost per print. In this mode, overall color density is reduced to cut ink consumption by up to 50% compared to Standard mode, and ink consumption is cut by up to 15% when compared to the 8-Color S series of imagePROGRAF wide format printing systems.

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. New enhancements include an image correction function that automatically corrects image colors, and a cut-out function that allows users to remove selected areas of an image.

Direct Print & Share Cloud Portal Software

Canon's Direct Print & Share software is a cloud portal solution that helps users to expand their printing workflow. Users are given the ability to upload documents to their own account using Google's cloud service, and have those documents printed from almost anywhere††. Easily share or print PDFs, TIFFs and JPEGs through the user-friendly interface, and even have the ability to do batch printing!

Accounting Manager

Tracks up to twenty (20) jobs and shows 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%

Media Configuration Tool

Recognizing the expanding array of media options for large format printers and to further improve the versatility of these new imagePROGRAF wide format printer models, Canon has included its Media Configuration Tool, which allows customers to not only utilize Canon-branded media, but provides the ability to make adjustments to printer settings to enhance the precision and quality of output achieved with non-Canon branded media.

Settings that can be configured using media parameter adjustment features include:

  • Media weight and thickness
  • Ink drying
  • Automatic cutting settings
  • Borderless printing
  • Paper feed amount
  • Print-head height
  • Vacuum strength
  • Maximum ink usage
  • Print Plug in for Microsoft Office

This utility makes it easy to print large-format documents created in Microsoft Word, Excel, or PowerPoint software applications. 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.

PosterArtist (Optional)

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 even more free contents for download.

Specifications

Printer Type 6-Color 44-inch Printer
Number of Nozzles Total: 15,360
C, M, Y, BK, MBK, R: 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)
OS Compatibility Windows® (XP/Vista/7/8), Macintosh® (OSX)
Standard Interfaces USB 2.0 High-Speed
10/100 Base-T/TX
Ink Droplet Size 4 picoliter
Ink Capacity 330 and 700ml per color available
Ink Droplet Size LUCIA EX Ink (Pigment based)
Color Set Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black, Matte Black, Red
Buffer Ram 384 MB
Media Width Cut Sheet: 8" - 44"
Roll: 10" - 44"
Media Thickness Front 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" (150mm)
Borderless Printing Width 515mm (JIS B2), 1,030mm (JIS B0), 594mm (ISO A1), 841mm (ISO A0), 10", 14", 17", 24", 36", 42", 44"
Paper Feed Method Roll Feed: One Roll, front output
Front Loading Manual Feed: One sheet, front output
Languages GARO (Canon Proprietary)
Noise Level Approx Operation: 50 dB (A) or less
Standby: 35 dB (A) or less
Acoustic Power: Approx. 6.8 Bels or less
Physical Dimensions 45.0" (H) x 74.5" (W) x 28.9" (D)
Weight Approximately 258lbs. with stand
Power Source AC-100-240V (50-60Hz)
Power Consumption Maximum: 190W or less
Standby 5W or less
Power Off: .5W or less (Compliant with Executive Order)
Operating Environment Temperature: 59°-86° F (15°-30° C)
Relative Humidity: 10-80% (No Condensation)
User-replaceable items Print Head (PF-05), Maintenance Cartridge (MC-08), Durable Rotary Media Cutter (CT-06), Ink Tanks (PFI-306, PFI-706)
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)

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