For the first time ever, an imagePROGRAF printer can load and recognize paper without the need for human intervention. Simply set the roll holder in the printer and let the media automatically feed into the print. The built-in multi-sensor measures the surface reflection and the media thickness to determine media type, without the need to manually enter it.
Accurately measure the remaining media on a roll, without the need to print a bar code – saving both ink and media!
The large 4.3″ LCD operation panel utilizes smart phone touch screen technology for easy operation. The top three most-used commands: Load, Feed and Cut, now have their own buttons below the operation panel for ease of use.
- Designed for quick, easy deployment.
- Remote diagnostics and parts life management for proactive maintenance and rapid fixes.
- Easy and intuitive to monitor device status and consumable levels, turn off devices remotely, observe meter readings, manage settings, and implement security policies.
- Common firmware and regular updates with Unified Firmware Platform (UFP) for continuous improvements and consistency across a fleet.
Developed with advanced security features, including support of secure PIN printing to protect data and the ability to disable printing, increasing administrative control of end-user printing.
- A combination of fusing technologies and low-melting-point toner minimizes power requirements and helps achieve low energy consumption.
- Encourage environmentally conscious work practices by enabling multiple settings that can help save paper and energy.
- ENERGY STAR® certified and rated EPEAT® Gold.
The LUCIA PRO ink set adopts 11-color pigment inks and a Chroma Optimizer. Designed specifically to meet the demands of even the most critical photographer, the LUCIA PRO ink formulation includes microencapsulated colorants that enable smooth gradients, an expanded color gamut, and deeper color expression. This system helps you achieve stunning color reproduction, image clarity, and enhanced darker areas. A first for the Canon large format printers is the addition of a Chroma Optimizer. Used when printing on glossy and semi-glossy paper, this acts as a clear coat, improving color performance and gloss characteristics enriching the dark areas of a print.
This ink set helps:
- Enhance gloss uniformity
- Improve scratch resistance
- Enhance dark area reproduction
- Reduce graininess
The PRO Series is designed to work seamlessly when changing media types. Matte black and Photo black inks have their own dedicated nozzles, so no manual switching between ink tanks is necessary. You can print on fine art paper then glossy paper with no worries, no changes, and no waste.
The PF-10, a 1.28”-wide print head with 18,432 nozzles equipped with anti-clogging FINE technology, generates fast print speeds while reducing the possibility of clogging. Ink ejection conditions are precisely checked by 27 sensors, and if a clog is detected, another nozzle will provide back-up. This print head is wider than previous imagePROGRAF print heads requiring models to only have one instead of two. Having only one print head means a more compact printer that achieves faster print speeds while maintaining high print quality.
The imagePROGRAF printers are powered by the L-COA PRO high-speed image processing engine. With three processing chips, this high-precision control engine performs the processing of massive image data, and controls the optimal ink layout that produces high resolution prints.
The color calibration function is designed to produce consistent color reproduction. This printer includes an upgraded, built-in color densitometer that offers precise calibration and color matching. Using a three-color LED and condenser lens the sensor enables accurate recalibration of the device, allowing you to maintain a low average printer-to-printer color difference. The color calibration is finished quickly after a few simple steps on the printer’s operation panel. A single color calibration performed with one type of media is used to make adjustments on the other Canon supported media.
The Device Management Console software, ideal for fleet management, lets you perform color calibrations remotely. This software lets you monitor the printer status of up to 50 units from any location in the world, be notified via email when an error has occurred, or check the amount of ink left in the printers without ever having to leave the comfort of your desk.
The unibody structure provides a strong platform for stable print head scanning, resulting in precise ink droplet placement. The perfect combination of speed and high-quality printing is achieved with this new design.
The optional Multifunction Roll System, which also utilizes Canon’s new intelligent media handling, is a versatile media handling solution system that enables either a second roll of media to be loaded on the printer, or the unit can be configured as a bi-directional media Take-up unit. Dual –Roll Feeding: The dual-roll feeding mechanism enables users to load a second roll of a different media type and size so that users can simultaneously switch from printing on matte to gloss paper without pausing their work to reload. Additionally, the second roll can be used to support high-volume printing be enabling two rolls of the same media to be fed to the printer. Bi-Directional Rewinding: The Multifunction Roll System may also be configured by the operator as a take-up unit to rewind longer printouts. The user can choose to rewind media with the printed surface on the outside or the inside of the roll, thereby supporting “bi-directional rewinding”.
Stay Connected. Wi-Fi® connectivity is standard with the PRO Series printers.
PDF and JPEG files can be directly printed on the imagePROGRAF PRO-2100 from a USB thumb drive. Simply input the thumb drive into the USB port on the printer, preview the image on the operation panel, and print! Fast and easy printing without the use of a computer.
Available in 160ml, 330ml, and 700ml ink tanks, you have the flexibility to purchase ink based on your printing needs. 700ml photo black ink tanks can be purchased for those often printing nightscapes and 160ml magenta ink tanks for the occasional sunset image, giving you the power to purchase ink based on the color frequency at which you print.
The Sub-Ink Tank System allows all of the available ink in a tank to be used before having to replace it, helping eliminate any wasted ink. The empty tanks can also be replaced on-the-fly without stopping the printer. This is extremely useful during your long print jobs.
The imagePROGRAF PRO-2100 features a multipositional basket that can be freely adjusted to enable various output positions and options: Catch Basket Flatbed Stacking Slope (can be used to display a print)
A built-in 500 GB hard drive within the printer increases productivity by relieving workload from the host Mac or PC, while providing a large capacity for print job data storage and retrieval. This 500 GB hard drive enables job data to be stored in protected mailboxes for easy access via web browser or at the printer for job re-printing. The embedded hard disk is ideal for medium to large workgroups to share a printer efficiently with multiple users, offering sample job storage space.
|Printer Type||11-Color plus Chroma Optimizer 24-inch Printer|
|Number of Nozzles|
|All colors||1,536 nozzles|
|Nozzle Pitch||600 dpi x 2
Non-firing nozzle detection and compensation
|Print Resolution (Up to)||2400×1200dpi (Max)|
Windows Server 2008 R2,
Windows Server 2012/2012 R2,
Windows Server 2016,
Windows Server 2019
v10.12 – v10.15
|Standard Interfaces||USB 2.0 High-Speed,
Wireless LAN (IEEE 802.11 b/g/n),
USB Thumb Drive
|Ink Droplet Size||Minimum 4 picoliter|
|Ink Capacity||160ml, 330ml, or 700ml per color*|
|Ink Droplet Size||Pigment based LUCIA PRO Ink|
|Color Set||Photo Black,
|Cut Sheet||6 – 24|
|Roll Feed||6 – 24|
|Roll||0.07 – 0.8 mm (2.8 – 31.5mil)|
|Maximum Roll Print Length|
|Roll Feed||59′ (18 meters)**|
|Maximum Media Roll Diameter||6.7 (170mm)|
|Borderless Printing Width||Custom roll width 6 – 24 with micro margin technology|
|Paper Feed Method|
|Roll Feed||One Roll, Front-loading, Front Output|
|Manual Feed||Front-loading, Front Output|
|Languages||Swift Graphic Raster (SGRaster)|
|Noise Level Approx|
|Operation||46 dB (A) or less|
|Accoustic Power||6.4 Bels or less|
|Physical Dimensions||46.0 (H) x 43.7 (W) x 38.7 (D) (with basket open)|
|Weight||Approx.223 lbs (roll holder included, no inks, no print heads)|
|Power Source||AC 100-240V（50-60Hz）|
|Maximum||93 W or less|
|Standby||2.0 W or less|
|Power Off||0.3 W or less|
|Temperature||59 – 86°F|
|Relative Humidity||10-80% (No Condensation)|
|Software Included||imagePROGRAF Printer Driver,
Professional Print & Layout,
Quick Utility Toolbox,
Device Management Console,
Media Configuration Tool,
PosterArtist Lite (PC only),
Printer Driver Extra Kit (Free Layout and Advanced Preview),
Gallery Wrap Feature,
Direct Print & Share4