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Canon imagePROGRAF iPF8300S

Large format printing and scanning solutions

Canon imagePROGRAF iPF8300S

Designed for the production, poster, display graphics and in-house print market

The imagePROGRAF iPF8300S uses an 8-colour LUCIA EX pigment ink system that delivers exceptional quality A0 (44”) prints at impressive speeds.


  • LUCIA EX pigment ink system
  • High speed, economical printing
  • Built in 160GB HDD
  • Selectable high capacity ink tanks
  • Continuous printing with ‘Hot Swap’ inks
  • Borderless printing
  • Manage print costs and track ROI
  • Print plug-ins for MS Office, Photoshop and DPP

Easy Service Plan

Stay ahead of the competition with Canon's expert maintenance and training packages.

Detailed Features

Exceptional Print Quality

Produce head-turning output with 2,400 x 1,200 dpi resolution. The iPF8300S incorporates the new 8-colour LUCIA EX pigment ink system and improved image processing technology delivering a wider colour gamut, smoother gradation, deeper dark tones, sharper blacks with reduced bronzing. Fine details are reproduced accurately with higher print registration accuracy. Output is also highly durable with improved scratch resistance.

Highly Productive

The iPF8300S offers incredibly high speed printing with output of up to 63.5sqm/hr*. A built in 160GB HDD enables storage of print jobs which are easily accessible direct from the LCD panel. Selectable high capacity ink tanks give you a choice of 330ml or 700ml which can be changed during the print run. Borderless printing technology (up to 42”) keeps you more productive with no need for offline trimming – saving you time and money. Gigabit Ethernet compatibility enables fast data transfer, even for data-heavy files or high volume print jobs.

Economical Printing

The iPF8300S can help you reduce your costs, with high speed, economical printing using the new Fast mode. A further saving can be made when deploying the Economy print mode which reduces ink consumption. You can also keep track of your printing costs with Canon’s intuitive accounting software which allows you to manage print costs and track ROI.

Easy To Work With

A host of facilities ensure that the iPF8300S is easy to work with. A large, bright LCD panel gives easy access to sophisticated functions. The printer driver can be tailored to suit your level of expertise and control of the print is from the front of the printer, with simple roll paper and ink tank loading.

Create Professional Posters and More

Design posters like a pro without any prior experience thanks to PosterArtist Lite, which is included. In just four simple steps, you can create professional looking posters, banners and signs using a variety of templates, hi-resolution royalty-free images and clipart. Print plug-ins are also included for MS Office, Adobe Photoshop and Digital Photo Professional – making it easy for you to print from your favourite applications. Digital Photo Front Access software allows you to import digital photos and edit them before including in your poster designs.

* 63.5sqm/hr when Economy, Fast mode is selected using Uncoated Plain 80gsm media

Product Specification


Class 44-inch
Ink Type Pigment ink ; LUCIA EX ; 8-color ink: MBK, BK, PC, C, PM, M, Y, GY
Maximum Print Resolution 2400 x 1200dpi
installation User installation
Printing Speed (B0 Page Size) Plain Paper: 0:57 (Fast Economy); 3:10 (Standard)
Coated Paper: 1:38 (Fast Economy); 3:09 (Standard)
Photo Glossy Paper: 3:10 (Fast Economy); 4:50 (Standard)
Printer Stand Assembly type
Dimensions, Weight Main unit, Printer Stand, and Basket: 1,893 (W) x 975 (D) x 1144 (H) mm Weight: approx. 143 kg
(including Roll Holder Set; excluding ink and print heads)
Main unit (pallet included, packaged): 2,080 x 1,060 x 867 mm, Weight: approx. 170 kg
Printer Stand/Basket (packaged): 1,795 x 863 x 363 mm, Weight: approx. 43 kg
Power Supply Input power: AC 100 - 240 V (50 - 60 Hz)
Power consumption: Operation - 190 W or less
Power Save Mode:
100 V - 120 V: 5 W or less
220 V - 240 V: 6 W or less
Power off (standby): 1 W or less
Operational Environment Temperature: 15 - 30°C, Humidity: 10 - 80 % (Condensation free)
Acoustic Noise Acoustic pressure: Operation: 50dB (A), Standby: 35 dB (A) or less
Acoustic power: Operation - approx 6.8 Bels (A)
Memory 384 MB
Hard Disk 2.5” 160 GB
Printer Language GARO (Graphic Arts language with Raster Operations)
Operational Panel Display Large LCD
Language on LCD US-English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Russian
Interface USB 2.0 Built-in
Ethernet 10base-T, 100base-TX, 1000base-T
Protocol IPX/SPX SNMP HTTP, TCP/IP, AppleTalk


Model PF-05
Type Bubble-jet on demand
Head configuration 6 colours integrated type (2 print head)
Nozzle Pitch 1, 200 dpi x 2
Droplet size 4 pl per colour
Head replacement User replacement


Model PFI-304/PFI-704
Colours MBK, BK, PC, C, PM, M, Y, GY
Capacity Starter use: 330 ml, Sales use: 700ml / 330 ml
Model CT-06
Type Rotary cutter
(user replacement)


Roll paper One Roll, Front-loading, Front Output
Cut sheet Front-loading, Front Output
Paper path switch (roll/cut sheet) Manually switchable by user
Media Types Plain and coated paper, technical paper, film, photographic paper proofing paper, backlit, self adhesive, banner and sign, fine art printing material
Media Core Size Internal diameter of roll core: 2” / 3” (Option)
Media Thickness Roll paper: 0.07 - 0.8 mm
Media Width Roll paper: 254 - 1118.0 mm
Cut sheet: 203.2 - 1118.0 mm
Minimum Printable Lenght 203.3 mm
Maximum Printable Lenght Roll paper: 18 m (Varies according to the OS and application)
Cut sheet: 1.6 m
Borderless Printing Media width: 515 mm (JIS B2), 1, 030 mm (JIS B0), 594 mm (ISO A1), 841 mm (ISO A0), 10”, 14”, 17”, 24”, 36”, 42”, 44”
Regulations Electrical safety regulations
Germany: TUV
Russia: Gost-R (locally obtained)
Other countries: CB certification
Environment certifications ENERGY STAR WW, RoHS directive, IT ECO Declaration Europe, WEEE, ErP Lot 6 (Europe)
Roll Holder TU-06
Roll Holder Set RH2-44 (2-inch core spindle)


Ink Tank PFI-304/PFI-306 (330 ml) : MBK, BK, PC, C, PM, M, Y, GY
PFI-704/PFI-706 (700 ml) : MBK, BK, PC, C, PM, M, Y, GY
Print Head PF-05
Cutter Blade CT-06
Maintenance Cartridge MC-08
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