Canon PIXMA PRO-1

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Canon PIXMA PRO-1

The printer your images deserve

Experience the ultimate quality. Create professional, saleable prints with this 12-ink A3+ printer without sending your images to a photolab. High productivity and media support ensure maximum profit.

Benefits

  • The benchmark A3+ photo printer
  • Groundbreaking 12-ink system
  • Professional colour and monochrome prints
  • Uniform, quality gloss with Chroma Optimizer
  • A3+ photo in under 3 min
  • Outstanding photo permanence
  • High capacity ink tanks
  • Wide range of media support
PIXMA PRO1
  • Micro ink droplets for precise print Micro ink droplets for precise print
  • High resolution photo printing High resolution photo printing
  • Superb photolab-quality print head Superb photolab-quality print head
  • Only change the ink which runs out Only change the ink which runs out
  • High longevity pigment ink High longevity pigment ink
  • Chroma Optimizer clear ink Chroma Optimizer clear ink
  • Prints up to A3+ and 35cm wide Prints up to A3+ and 35cm wide
  • Use and share over network Use and share over network
  • Print plug-in for photo aplications Print plug-in for photo aplications
  • Print directly onto disc Print directly onto disc
  • Direct printing from camera Direct printing from camera

PIXMA PRO-1 Video

EISA European Photo Printer of the year 2012-2013

PRO-1 Firmware Update

  • Improved screen to print colour matching
  • Canvas support
  • Increased number of supported papers

Photolab printing for professionals

The PIXMA PRO-1 produces professional quality, saleable prints up to A3+ in colour and monochrome, with high level of productivity making it the ideal printer for studio use and commercial exhibitions.

Groundbreaking 12-ink system

Experience professional image quality with the unique 12-ink system significantly expanding colour gamut and featuring new Chroma Optimizer for perfectly uniform glossiness and crisp, sharp blacks. Next generation LUCIA pigment inks are used for outstanding image permanence, allowing prints to be sold or exhibited with confidence.

Supreme monochrome prints

Produce outstanding classic black and white prints with five dedicated monochrome inks offering beautiful neutral prints with excellent detail, smooth tonal gradation and density reminiscent of traditional darkroom prints.

Exceptional image quality

The Optimum Image Generating system analyzes the photo colour and precisely calculates optimum inks combination and volume of ink droplets which are then accurately placed on paper by FINE print head to achieve the print quality so realistic it almost jumps off the page.

Productivity on a commercial scale

A gallery-quality A3+ photo to be produced in approx 2 minutes 55 seconds and high volume, off-carriage ink tanks ensure longer running periods between ink changes. Real-time droplet volume control stabilizes printed colour and ink density ensuring consistent output from print to print. Ethernet connection ensures the PIXMA PRO-1 can be shared easily.

Flexible media support

PIXMA PRO-1 supports various types of Canon and third party media from 10x15cm to A3+ and has a dedicated manual feed slot for 356mm (14”) wide and thicker media. Whether you’re using glossy, semi-gloss, matte or fine art media, you can be confident that the result will grace any gallery

Efficient workflow and professional colour control

Print Studio Pro printing plug-in works seemingly with Adobe Photoshop® family and Canon Digital Photo Professional and lets you to print multiple images with all print settings in one place. With Ambient Light Correction you can automatically adjust print colours to the type of lighting under which the print will be displayed. The Color Management Tool Pro software let’s you create custom ICC profiles using an X-Rite colour management tools (including ColorMunki) to ensure optimum output quality.

Product Specification

PRINT SPECIFICATIONS

Print Resolution Up to 4800¹ x 2400 dpi
Print Engine Inkjet 12 Single Inks System
LUCIA inks with Chroma Optimizer
FINE print head with 4pl droplet size
Photo Lab Quality Speed A3+ (SG-201 or PP-201): Approx. 2min 55s¹
A3+ (PT-101 colour or mono): Approx. 4min 20s¹
Borderless Printing Yes (A3+, A3, A4, Letter, 36 x 43cm, 25 x 30cm, 20 x 25cm, 13 x 18cm, & 10 x 15cm sizes¹
Direct Disc Printing Available as standard
Two Sided Printing Available by manual operation only
Driver Features Black and White Print, Vivid Photo, Manual Colour Adjustment, Clear Coating settings, Photo Noise Reduction, Monochrome Effects, Collate, Multiple page per sheet print, Booklet print, Poster print, Scaled print (20-400%), Fit-to-Page print, Quiet Mode, Auto Power Off settings¹

INK AND PAGE YIELD

Ink Cartridge Configuration 12 separate ink tanks:
PGI-29PBK (Photo Black)
PGI-29MBK (Matte Black)
PGI-29DGY (Dark Grey)
PGI-29GY (Grey)
PGI-29LGY (Light Grey)
PGI-29C (Cyan)
PGI-29PC (Photo Cyan)
PGI-29M (Magenta)
PGI-29PM (Photo Magenta)
PGI-29Y (Yellow)
PGI-29R (Red)
PGI-29CO (Chroma Optimizer)
Ink Tanks Life - 10x15cm Photo Printing Number of 10x15cm photos¹
Photo Black: 1225 photos*
Matte Black: 1345 photos*
Dark Grey: 670 photos
Grey: 790 photos
Light Grey: 1320 photos
Cyan: 1800 photos*
Photo Cyan: 1375 photos
Magenta: 1755 photos*
Photo Magenta: 1055 photos
Yellow: 1280 photos
Red: 2460 photos*
Chroma Optimiser: 429 photos
* Estimated Supplemental Yield
Ink Tanks Life - A3+ Photo Printing Number of A3+ colour photos¹
Photo Black: 111 photos
Matte Black: 505 photos*
Dark Grey: 119 photos
Grey: 179 photos
Light Grey: 352 photos*
Cyan: 230 photos
Photo Cyan: 400 photos*
Magenta: 281 photos
Photo Magenta: 228 photos
Yellow: 290 photos
Red: 454 photos*
Chroma Optimiser: 90 photos
* Estimated Supplemental Yield

PAPER SUPPORT

Paper Types Plain Paper
Canon Pro Platinum (PT-101)
Canon Pro Luster (LU-101)
Canon Pro Premium Matt (PM-101)
Canon Plus Glossy II (PP-201)
Canon Plus Semi-gloss (SG-201)
Canon Matte (MP-101)
Canon Museum Etching (FA-ME1)
Canon Photo Stickers (PS-101)
Other Fine Art, Canvas and Glossy Photo Papers¹
Maximum Paper Input Rear Tray: Max. 150 sheets
Manual Feeder: 1 sheet
Direct Disc Print Tray: 1 printable CD, DVD or Blu-Ray Disc
Paper Sizes Rear Tray: A3+, A3, A4, A5, B4, B5, Letter, Legal, 25x30cm (10x12"), 20x25cm (8x10"), 13x18cm, 10x15cm
Manual Feeder: A3+, A3, A4, Letter, 36x43cm (14x17"), 25x30cm (10x12"), 20x25cm (8x10")
Paper Weight Rear Tray: Plain paper (64 to 105 g/m²) and supported Canon special media up to approx. 300 g/m²
Manual Feeder: Canon special media up to approx. 350g/m² and 0.6mm

INTERFACE

Interface Type - PC / Mac Ethernet: 10/100Mbps (auto switchable)
Hi-Speed USB 2.0 (B port)
Interface Type - Non PC USB PictBridge

SOFTWARE

Software Included Windows and Mac Driver
Print Studio Pro plug-in¹
Colour Management Tool Pro (download)
My Image Garden with Full HD Movie Print²
Easy-WebPrint EX (download)³
Quick Menu
Supported Operating System Windows 8 (32 and 64bit)
Windows RT
Windows 7 (32 and 64bit)
Windows Vista (32 and 64bit)
Windows XP (32bit)
Mac OS X v10.4.11 or later
Windows System Requirements Windows 7: 1GHz or faster CPU, 1GB RAM (32bit) / 2GB RAM (64bit)
Windows Vista (32 and 64 bit): 1GHz or faster CPU, 512MB RAM
Windows XP SP2, SP3: 300MHz or faster CPU, 128MB RAM
Browser: Internet Explorer 6 or higher
CD-ROM Drive
Display: 800 x 600 or better
Mac System Requirements Mac OS X v10.6: Intel Processor, 1GB RAM
Mac OS X v10.5: Intel or PowerPC Processor (G4, G5, 867MHz or faster)
Mac OS X v10.4.11: Intel or PowerPC Processor (G5, G4, G3), 256MB RAM
Browser: Safari 3 or higher
CD-ROM Drive
Display: XGA 1024 x 768 or better

PHYSICAL FEATURES

Power Source AC 100-240V, 50 / 60Hz
Power Consumption Standby: Approx. 1.6W
Off: Approx. 0.4W
Printing: Approx. 24W¹
Temperature Range Operating environment: 5° - 35° C
Humidity Operating humidity: 10 - 90%RH (no condensation)
Acoustic Noise Levels Approx. 35.5 dB(A)¹
Dimensions (W x D x H) 695 x 462 x 239 mm
Weight Approx. 27.7 kg
Print Resolution ¹ Ink droplets can be placed with a minimum pitch of 1/4800 inch.
Photo Lab Quality Speed ¹ 11"X14" image printed with borders onto A3+ paper in default settings using ISO/JIS-SCID N2.
Borderless Printing ¹ When printing on Fine Art Papers top and bottom margins are minimum 30mm.
Driver Features ¹ Some features available in Windows driver only.
Ink Tanks Life - 10x15cm Photo Printing ¹ Declared yield value in accordance with ISO/IEC 29102. Values obtained by continuous printing.
Ink Tanks Life - A3+ Photo Printing ¹ When printing ISO/JIS-SCID N2 pattern at 11"x14" size continuously on A3+ photo paper Pro Platinum (PT-101), with the default settings using Windows 7 printer driver and Photoshop CS4.
Paper Types ¹ Support for a range of non-Canon papers. ICC profiles and Art Paper Printing Guide instructions manual can be downloaded from http://software.canon-europe.com/
Software Included ¹ Print Studio Pro is a printing software plug-in for the Canon Digital Photo Professional (3.12 or later), Adobe Photoshop (CS4 or later), Adobe Photoshop Elements (8 or later), Adobe Photoshop Lightroom (2.7 or later).
² Full HD Movie Print is available for MOV and MP4 movie files created by Canon digital and video cameras. Requires installation of software bundled with Canon video or digital camera, from which the movie was captured. MOV files require: ZoomBrowser EX / ImageBrowser (version 6.5 or later), MP4 files require: ImageBrowser EX (version 1.0 or later).
³ Easy-WebPrint EX requires Internet Explorer 7 or later.
Power Consumption ¹ When printing ISO/JIS-SCID N2 pattern on A4 size plain paper using default settings.
Acoustic Noise Levels ¹ When printing ISO/JIS-SCID N2 pattern on 10x15cm Photo Paper Plus Glossy II using default settings.
  • All specifications subject to change without notice.
  • Print speed may vary depending on system configuration, interface, software, document complexity, print mode, page coverage, type of paper used etc.
  • Ink yield may vary depending on texts/photos printed, applications software used, print mode and type of paper used. For yield information see www.canon-europe.com/ink/yield
  • All brand and product names are trademarks of their respective companies.
  • Microsoft, Windows and the Windows logo are trademarks, or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.

Accessories & Supplies

Standard Inks

Thanks to Canon’s unique print head technology (FINE), every PIXMA is able to print amazing quality documents and photos with speed. Genuine Canon inks guarantee maximum quality, long lasting prints and reliability of your printer.

PGI-29PBK

Photo Black Ink Tank
The LUCIA ink range of professional inks deliver rich, high density colours excellent colour gamut and reliable quality. This pigment-based ink system offers outstanding photo permanence. The 36ml photo black ink tank allows you to print up to 1225 photos in 10x15cm or 111 in A3+ size.

PGI-29MBK

Matte Black Ink Tank
The LUCIA ink range of professional inks deliver rich, high density colours excellent colour gamut and reliable quality. This pigment-based ink system offers outstanding photo permanence. The 36ml matte black ink tank allows you to print up to 1345 photos in 10x15cm or 505 in A3+ size.

PGI-29DGY

Dark Grey Ink Tank
The LUCIA ink range of professional inks deliver rich, high density colours excellent colour gamut and reliable quality. This pigment-based ink system offers outstanding photo permanence. The 36ml dark grey ink tank allows you to print up to 670 photos in 10x15cm or 119 in A3+ size.

PGI-29GY

Grey Ink Tank
The LUCIA ink range of professional inks deliver rich, high density colours excellent colour gamut and reliable quality. This pigment-based ink system offers outstanding photo permanence. The 36ml grey ink tank allows you to print up to 790 photos in 10x15cm or 179 in A3+ size.

PGI-29LGY

Light Grey Ink Tank
The LUCIA ink range of professional inks deliver rich, high density colours excellent colour gamut and reliable quality. This pigment-based ink system offers outstanding photo permanence. The 36ml light grey ink tank allows you to print up to 1320 photos in 10x15cm or 352 in A3+ size.

PGI-29C

Cyan Ink Tank
The LUCIA ink range of professional inks deliver rich, high density colours excellent colour gamut and reliable quality. This pigment-based ink system offers outstanding photo permanence. The 36ml cyan ink tank allows you to print up to 1800 photos in 10x15cm or 230 in A3+ size.

PGI-29PC

Photo Cyan Ink Tank
The LUCIA ink range of professional inks deliver rich, high density colours excellent colour gamut and reliable quality. This pigment-based ink system offers outstanding photo permanence. The 36ml photo cyan ink tank allows you to print up to 1375 photos in 10x15cm or 400 in A3+ size.

PGI-29M

Magenta Ink Tank
The LUCIA ink range of professional inks deliver rich, high density colours excellent colour gamut and reliable quality. This pigment-based ink system offers outstanding photo permanence. The 36ml magenta ink tank allows you to print up to 1755 photos in 10x15cm or 281 in A3+ size.

PGI-29PM

Photo Magenta Ink Tank
The LUCIA ink range of professional inks deliver rich, high density colours excellent colour gamut and reliable quality. This pigment-based ink system offers outstanding photo permanence. The 36ml photo magenta ink tank allows you to print up to 1055 photos in 10x15cm or 228 in A3+ size.

PGI-29Y

Yellow Ink Tank
The LUCIA ink range of professional inks deliver rich, high density colours excellent colour gamut and reliable quality. This pigment-based ink system offers outstanding photo permanence. The 36ml yellow ink tank allows you to print up to 1280 photos in 10x15cm or 290 in A3+ size.

PGI-29R

Red Ink Tank
The LUCIA ink range of professional inks deliver rich, high density colours excellent colour gamut and reliable quality. This pigment-based ink system offers outstanding photo permanence. The 36ml red ink tank allows you to print up to 2460 photos in 10x15cm or 454 in A3+ size.

PGI-29CO

Chroma Optimizer Ink Tank
The Chroma Optimizer clear ink from the professional LUCIA ink range delivers uniform glossiness, expands colour gamut and makes the black colours deeper. This pigment-based clear ink is applied on top of the colour inks. The 36ml ink tank allows you to print up to 429 photos in 10x15cm or 90 in A3+ size.

Value packs

Canon genuine value packs are designed to offer you convenience and savings. Twin and Triple Packs, contain two or three of the same inks while Multipacks contain two or more different inks for the same printer. Perfect for frequent users and high-volume printing environments.

PGI-29 C/M/Y/PC/PM/R

Six Colour Multipack
This multipack contains one each of cyan, magenta, yellow, photo cyan, photo magenta and red ink tanks. The set of six colour 36ml ink tanks offer you convenience and savings. The LUCIA system delivers stunning results and longevity.

PGI-29 MBK/PBK/DGY/GY/LG

Five Colour Multipack
This multipack contains one each of matte black, photo black, dark grey, grey and light grey ink tanks. The set of five colour 36ml ink tanks offer you convenience and savings. The LUCIA system delivers stunning results and longevity.

Photo Papers

PM-101_t

PM-101

Photo Paper Pro Premium Matte
Smooth texture with warm white tone for prints without the reflective sheen. Ideal for mono and colour photographs as well as art reproductions where warm colours and grey tones are beautifully expressed.

PT-101

Photo Paper Pro Platinum
Professional studio finish photo paper offering outstanding quality and fade resistance. With wide colour reproduction, this glossy heavyweight paper extends the creative potential of photographers.

LU-101

Photo Paper Pro Luster
Achieve vivid colour and stunning monochrome photographic printing with Photo Paper Pro Luster, a professional photo paper with lustre texture for a traditional photolab look which you can create at home.

FA-ME1

Fine Art Paper Museum Etching
A natural white, 100% cotton rag paper supplied by Hahnemühle, with the texture of traditional art paper, ideal for discerning digital artists, galleries and museums.

PP-201

Photo Paper Plus Glossy II
Canon’s Photo Paper Plus Glossy II is the perfect photo paper for superior quality output with a glossy finish. It provides the perfect finish for digital photographs and all your reprints.

SG-201

Photo Paper Plus Semi-gloss
Canon’s Photo Paper Plus Semi-gloss, is a satin finish paper with the texture of real photographic paper. This high quality paper produces brilliant photographs with reduced glossiness for a softer finish.

MP-101

Matte Photo Paper
Matte Photo Paper produces high quality photographs, graphics and text with a matte finish. Also suitable for more creative uses, such as greetings cards, displays and paper craft.

PS-101

Photo Stickers
Easily print, peel and stick the photo stickers to most smooth surfaces. Use for personalizing with creative images, or simply use for high quality labelling, the choice is yours.

For precise ink yield information see www.canon-europe.com/ink/yield

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