Canon has launched a new small-footprint inkjet photo printer, the imageProGraf Pro-300 (Pro-300). It is a professional inkjet photo and fine art printer and will go on sale for US$899.99.
According to Digital and Photography Review, it produces prints up to 13 x 19″ with approximate print speeds as fast as 4 minutes and 15 seconds. The Pro-300 uses 9-color LUCIA PRO plus Chroma Optimizer ink as well as a new matte black ink for improved black density. Users can monitor print status and ink levels via a 3″ LCD.
Also unveiled is the new Premium Fine Art Rough paper with a textured surface. Canon says it’s suitable for long-term storage and 25-pack sheets will cost $45 for letter-size, $110 for 13 x 19″ and $170 for 17 x 22″. The new paper is also expected to go on sale later in July.
Printer Core Features:
- 9-colour Lucia Pro plus Chroma Optimizer ink providing expanded colour gamut and enhanced black density;
- new matte black ink offering greater black density, smooth gradations and details in darker areas;
- technologies to help prevent print failures such as a nozzle recovery system and a skew correction function;
- nozzles that are carefully checked by sensors, and will automatically compensate in the event a nozzle becomes clogged;
- improved media compatibility with the additional capability to support panorama-sized paper, and multiple feeding methods for media of varying thicknesses.
CANON IMAGEPROGRAF PRO-300
Thanks to imagePROGRAF PRO print technology and superb software, efficient and accurate print workflow is guaranteed. Always.
Take your printing to a brand new level with a beautifully compact professional A3+ printer that has all the qualities of the imagePROGRAF PRO range, rewarding you with rich, vibrant and exquisite gallery quality prints every time.
Small footprint, big potential
Smaller than the PIXMA PRO-10S, this stylish and compact A3+ printer is at the heart of your creative output, connecting easily with PC or Mac using Wi-Fi or ethernet.
Gallery quality printing with no ink switching
Achieve professional results on a wide variety of media up to A3+ in super-quick time thanks to zero ink switching.
Print without borders on a wide variety of media
Achieve borderless printing on glossy or fine art papers and print panoramic images to custom lengths up to 990.60mm.
Enhanced colour gamut for greater depth
Using 10 LUCIA PRO pigment inks, the printer delivers outstanding colour with a dedicated chroma optimiser ink to reduce bronzing and deliver stunning tonal superiority.
3-inch colour LCD menu screen
Quickly navigate the printer’s menus and functions thanks to a clear bright display that allows instant monitoring of printer functions, ink levels and paper settings.
Outstanding monochrome print quality
The imagePROGRAF PRO-300’s Matte Black ink enables greater expression of monochrome images with deeper and more vivid blacks on fine art paper.
Accurate screen to print match, every time
Be confident in your printing prowess thanks to the Canon Professional Print & Layout software and plugin, which takes colour matching to new levels of excellence.
High speed, high quality printing
Canon’s L-COA PRO processor easily handles large image data and calculates precise ink delivery at super-fast speeds to produce high quality prints without compromise.