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Canon PS-NX3000

Colour Controllers and RIPs

Canon PS-NX3000

Further information

Offer new and enhanced colour printing services to your customers with the ColorPASS Z3000 - which delivers highly advanced colour printing with maximum control, performance and quality.


  • consistency, complete colour accuracy and quality printing performance
  • increased processing speeds
  • supports capabilities such as variable data printing, workflow management
  • and document imposition
  • includes many features from Graphic Arts package

Detailed Features

If you run a colour critical and performance intensive environment, then the
ColorPASS Z3000 can deliver the faster colour output and precision you need. This is
the perfect device for Corporate Reproduction Departments, copy shops and all ondemand
print professionals.

Powerful management

Fiery 5.5 software offers you effective workflow enhancement and management

tools such as full document imposition capability, variable data printing and

document editing and assembly. Now you can scan, proof, print and manage your

print jobs with ease. Command WorkStation 4 for PC or Mac makes hectic

workflows easy by centralizing print job management.

Stunning colour quality

Achieve the highest quality colour possible on output devices - and accurately

simulate the output of other colour devices - with ColorWise colour management

software. You can also re-print previously RIPped jobs instantly with Post-RIP

Calibration. The device includes a comprehensive set of Fiery Graphic Arts Package

tools and integrates with ColorWise.

Outstanding performance with enhanced features

Edit and assemble entire documents before RIPping the files, eliminating the need

for third party software, through Fiery DocBuilder Pro. This server-based imposition

application includes enhanced professional features such as mixed page support;

pre-production error checking; customisable trim/fold marks; negative gutter sizes,

and enhanced templates.

High performance variable data printing

Choose any authoring tool and create static and variable elements with Freeform

Technology – the industry-leading platform for fast variable data printing. This

flexible and open end-to-end variable data solution delivers enhanced integrated

workflow and is compatible with popular VDP software applications. Manage global

objects stored on Fiery servers with VDP Resource Manager, incorporate multiple

images while maintaining maximum productivity with Fast Merge, and have the

freedom to use favourite applications and platforms when creating VDP masters

through applications such as PrintShop Mail.

Complete control

Connect seamlessly on all popular network environments with Fiery Netwise, which

adds Web connectivity to the standard Ethernet connection for printing via the

Internet. You can initiate and distribute scans using Fiery Scan, and administer the

Fiery server and print jobs through any Java-enabled browser.

Product specification


Operating System Windows XPe
Supported Platforms Mac OSX, Win 98/ME/NT4.0/2000/XP/Server 2003/Unix
Processor Intel® Pentium 4 CPU @2.4 GHz
Hard Drive 60 GB
Video Board Custom Video Board and Fiery Custom ASICs
Memory Chip 256 MB DDR (up to 512 MB w/upgrade) PC133
Compression ECT (Electronics for Imaging Compression Technology)


Page Description Languages Adobe PostScript 3 v3015
136 Adobe PS fonts installed
PS Unidriver
Native PDF Support (1.2, 1.3, 1.4)
PPML 1.5
PostScript Auto-switching


NetWise™ Version 3 Windows Support
Mac OS X Support
Ethernet Support 10/100/1000 Base T (RJ-45)
Protocol Support Auto-Switching Protocol Support:
- Novell IPX/SPX
- Novell NDS Native
- PServer
- AppleTalk
- EtherTalk II
Point and Print" for Windows 98/NT
Open Programming Interface - SNMP Support
- Port 9100
Domain name Browsing
BIOS Copy Protection
Automatic IP Configuration
IP Address
IPP Printing Support
Email Services Netware 6 Compliant (NDPS, PnP, NDPS Canon Gateway, Email Client, Email Print)
Serial for Densitometer


Features - ICC Profile Manager
- Color Editor
- Color SetUp
- Gretag i1 Support
- ED Densitometer 100
- ES1000 Support (not officially supported)/X-Rite DTP 32/41
Independent RGB, CMYK, and PANTONE® controls
RGB Level I files are automatically converted to PostScript Level II
AutoCal Version 2
New Color Rendering Dictionaries
Image Smoothing
Canon Colour Profiles
CMYK Methods - Quick Simulation
- Full Simulation
PANTONE Spot Color Matching
RGB Separation
Combined Separations
Automatic Black Overprint
Pure Black Text & Graphics
Post RIP Calibration
Color Charts and Reference Pages
Graphic Arts Package Features - Multiple Plate Separations (Optional)
- Soft Proofing (Optional)
- Spot-On Color Editor
- Hot Folders
- Auto-trapping
- Paper Simulation (Optional)
- Tiff/IT input (Optional)


Command WorkStation™ 4 Archiving, Job Log, Job Monitor (win only), Load Balancing
Fiery Remote Scan 5, Fiery Downloader™, Tray Alignment
Member Printing, Sorting, Stapling / Saddle-Stitch,
Cover Page for Booklet, Transparency Interleaving
Custom Page Sizes, Tag Bit Support
Command WorkStation v4.1
New Features - Job Promote / Demote
- Mixed Media
- Chapterization
- FreeForm Master Preview
Command WorkStation™ 4 LE - CWS 4 LE Functions (functions not supported in LE: Print Job Log,
Print Active Window, Send to (Load Balancing), DocBuilder Pro, SetUp,
Manage Colour, Manage Font, Align Trays, Printing Groups,
Multiple Server Window) Job Notes Plug-In for Mac OS X, Fiery Driver 2
Advanced Controller Interface Kit (OPTIONAL), Fiery WebTools™
(Status, WebSpooler™, WebScan™, WebLink™, Installer)


Fiery FreeForm™ 2.1
Various Languages Supported - FreeForm 2
- Creo VPS
- Xerox VIPP
VDP Resource Manger
VDP Record-level Finishing Support
PrintShop Mail™ (Optional)
Pageflex Persona™ - Fiery Version (optional)
PowerForm (Win NT only)
  • IP Filtering (Supported through the OS GUI);Port Blocking (Supported through the OS GUI);Job Log Protection;SNMP Security Problem Fix;Re-Writeable Community Name
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