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The imagePROGRAF iPF6450, 24-inch large format printer was designed for professionals in the graphic, fine art, photography and proofing markets that seek the highest possible standards for quality-control and image reproduction.

24" Wide - 12 Colour Printer

Canon iPF 6450 Large Format Printer

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12 - COLOUR PRINTER

PRINT WIDTH - 24" (610 mm)

PRINT RESOLUTION - 2400 x 1200 DPI

UP TO 256 sq.ft./hr

COLOUR, GRAYSCALE, B&W

USB2.0  & GIGABIT NETWORK CARD

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 An incredibly large color spectrum is produced by the 12-Color LUCIA EX pigment ink set, which also provides better scratch resistance and smoother gradations. The new Multi-sensor included with this printer provides improved color density detection and allows for a full calibration to be completed within 15 minutes, with the ability to use non-Canon branded media. A new Color Calibration Management System allows for color calibration targets to be created using the iPF6450 with optional spectrophotometer and shared across all new iPFX400 12-color printers, and the included software allows for all printers on the network to be monitored from one central location. The printer supports ink tank sizes of 130ml and for the first time, 300ml, and the new sub-ink tank keeps some ink in reserve to allow for tanks to be changed without interrupting a print. In the printer’s highest print mode, the order of ink application and layering is optimized to maintain the highest print quality with fewer passes, making this mode twice as fast compared to previous models. The iPF6450 is also equipped with a large 250GB hard drive, geared to increase productivity in high volume printing and streamlined workflows, while allowing for faster processing of large files as well as the ability to reprint jobs directly from the printer.

 

As an optional add-on to the iPF6450, the SU-21 Spectrophotometer features a scan speed of 10 inches per second and can accommodate media of different thicknesses (Canon or non-Canon branded) thanks to the mobile carriage the device is placed on, which attaches right onto the front of the printer. The device also includes a user-switchable UV blocking filter that can be switched on and off according to paper type, eliminating the need to purchase individual sensors. To expand printing options and capabilities, the iPF6450 printer comes bundled with a Print Plug-in for Adobe Photoshop, Digital Photo Professional, and Microsoft Office. The enhanced Print Plug-in for Adobe Photoshop includes a new Adjustment Pattern Setting which allows for multiples of an image to be printed at once with different color values implemented and displayed. Gallery wraps for canvas prints can now be created using the new Gallery Wrap Feature. To improve versatility, the iPF6450 has a media configuration tool which allows customers to not only utilize existing Canon-branded media, but also with third party media. Designed for efficiency, reliability, and above all quality, the iPF6450 is the professional's answer to superior quality large format prints.

LUCIA EX INK SET

Canon's LUCIA EX Ink set is designed for dramatic photographic expression and detailed color reproduction for exacting proofing applications. This 12-Color ink set offers a brilliant range of vibrant colors, smooth gradations and transitions, with incredibly fine details. This specially formulated ink also offers better scratch resistance, superb black reproduction and exceptional color stability compared to its predecessor. Combined with the printer's technologies, the LUCIA EX inks have the ability to satisfy the demanding needs of the Photographic, Fine Art, Proofing and Graphics professionals. The LUCIA EX Ink system excels in reproducing colors in the blue, red, purple, yellow and green spectral ranges, providing an exceptionally large color gamut. Vibrant, rich colors with unsurpassed detail and crisp, clean monotone images make this ink set essential for incredible photo quality output.

 

OPTIONAL SU-21 SPECTROPHOTOMETER

As an optional add-on to the iPF6450 printer, the spectrophotometer is essential for anyone who is looking for efficiency in the proofing industry. This easy to install solution attaches right onto the front of the iPF6450 printer and brings superb image quality that you?d expect from a Canon imagePROGRAF printer to the next level.

 

COLOUR CALIBRATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

The Color Calibration Management Console is included for the centralized management of networked printers in a system from one easy to use software tool. This unique feature enables color calibration targets created using the iPF6450 printer with optional spectrophotometer to be linked across the entire line of new 12 color imagePROGRAF devices. A printer's administrator can monitor and manage each printer in a remote location. Linking color calibration targets among multiple printers allows color calibration for custom media to be performed on printers not equipped with a Spectrophotometer Unit.

 

ENHANCED MUTI-SENSOR

This new printer includes an upgraded, built-in color densitometer that's designed to offer even more precise calibration and color matching. Using a three-color LED and a newly developed condenser lens the sensor enables accurate recalibration of the device, allowing users to maintain a low average printer-to-printer color difference. Automatic 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 can be applied to media in all printing modes.

 

HIGH SPEED PRINTING WITH FEWER PASSES

In highest print mode, the order of ink application and layering is optimized to maintain the highest print quality with fewer passes, making this mode twice as fast compared to previous models. In high and standard print modes, print density within a single pass of the heads is optimized to reduce unevenness and support fewer passes as well.

 

ACCOUNTING MANAGER

Tracks how much ink and media is being consumed when printing. Costs can be assigned to ink and paper to determine expenses based on "Cost of goods". The user can also input a variable cost that will be added to the total of the print cost. The data is exportable to a .csv format for Microsoft Excel so the data can be used for billing purposes.

 

GALLERY WRAP FEATURE

This new creative tool can be accessed via Adobe Photoshop and allows users to easily create gallery wrap prints for framing, as well as creative options that will expand output possibilities.

 

Crop Marks: These lines are a guide for folding the paper for mounting.

Edge Lines: The area outside these lines is the area that gets folded around to the back of the canvas. (Not actually displayed or printed) .

Blue Lines: The area within these lines is the area that appears on the front surface of the canvas when mounted. (not actually printed) .

Canvas Thickness: This area becomes the sides of the canvas when mounted. .

Amount of Extension: This is the region that is printed protruding excessively in order to prevent white areas appearing on the sides of the canvas.

 

You can choose the effect you would like on the canvas that would be wrapped on the frame.

 

Image: Wraps the image to the canvas sides.

Soft Image: Performs Gaussian filtering on the image on the canvas sides.

Reflection: Reflects the image on the canvas sides.

Soft Reflection: Reflects the image on the canvas sides and performs Gaussian filtering.

White, Black or Colour: Makes the canvas sides white, Black or a custom colour.

 

 

ENHANCED PRINT PLUG-IN FOR PHOTOSHOP

This export module allows 16-bit image processing, preserving the expanded colour spectrum and high gradation of the file. The Print plug-in also reduces the possibility of incorrect settings, by providing an integrated interface for print settings in Photoshop and the printer driver, enabling efficient production.

 

The new Adjustment Pattern Setting feature allows for multiples of an image to be printed with different colour settings in order to choose the colour that most closely matches what you need.

 

POSTER ARTIST LITE

Canon's included PosterArtist Lite poster creation software gives users the ability to quickly and easily create professional large format prints. Users simply follow the program's four (4) easy steps to create posters that can be used in applications such as Office presentation, Trade shows, Retail Signage, and much, much more. The PosterArtist QuickCopy feature provides an easy solution for a CanoScan desktop scanner to be used as a copier, making letter-size flyers and documents into full-size posters with a touch of a button.

Canon iPF6450 Specifications
Printer Type12-Colour 24-inch Printer
Number of NozzlesTotal: 30,720
All Colours: 2,560 nozzles each
Nozzle Pitch1200 dpi
Nozzle Recovery SystemNon-firing nozzle detection and compensation
Print Resolution2400 x1200 dpi (Max)
OS CompatibilityWindows® (XP/Vista 32/64bit/Windows 7/8 32/64bit)
Macintosh® (OSX)
Standard InterfacesUSB 2.0 High-Speed
10/100/1000 Base-T/TX
Ink Droplet Size4 picoliter
Ink Capacity130ml per colour (Optional 300ml)
Ink TypeLUCIA EX Ink (Pigment based)
Colour SetCyan, Photo Cyan, Magenta, Photo Magenta, Yellow, Black, Matte Black, Red, Green. Blue, Gray, Photo Gray
Buffer Ram384 MB
Hard Drive250 GB
Media WidthCut Sheet: 8" - 24"
Media ThicknessTop Loading Manual Feed: 0.07 - 0.8mm (3.2 - 31.4mil)
Front Loading Manual Feed: 0.5 - 1.5mm (19.6 - 59.0mil)
Roll: 0.07 - 0.8mm (3.2 - 31.4mil)
Maximum Roll Print Length59 Feet (18 meters)
Maximum Media Roll Diameter5.9" (150mm)
Borderless Printing Width10" (254 mm), B4 (257 mm), A3+ (329 mm), 14" (356 mm), 16" (407 mm), A2 (420 mm), A2+/17" (432 mm), B2 (515 mm), A1 (594 mm), 24" (610 mm)
Paper Feed MethodRoll Feed: One Roll, front output
Top Loading Manual Feed: One sheet, front output
Front Loading Manual Feed: One sheet, front output
LanguagesGARO (Canon Proprietary)
Noise Level ApproxOperation: 47 dB (A) or less
Acoustic Power: Approx. 6.4 Bels or less
Physical Dimensions39.4" (H) x 48.3" (W) x 34.3" (D)
WeightApproximately 154 lbs. with stand
Power SourceAC-100-240V (50-60Hz)
Power ConsumptionMaximum: 100W or less
Standby: 6W or less
Power Off: .5W or less (Compliant with Executive Order)
Operating EnvironmentTemperature: 59°-86° F (15°-30° C)
Relative Humidity - 10-80% (No Condensation)
User-replaceable itemsPrint Head (PF-05)
Maintenance Cartridge (MC-16)
Ink Tanks (PFI-106, PFI-206)
Software IncludedCanon Printer Driver, Print Plug-in for Adobe Photoshop. Print Plug-in for Digital Photo Professional, PosterArtist Lite (PC Only), Printer Driver Extra Kit (Free Layout, Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy, Advanced Preview), Print Plug-in for Microsoft® Word/Excel/PowerPoint (PC only), Accounting Manager, Gallery Wrap Feature, Color Calibration Management Console, Printer Driver Optimization Module for AutoCAD, Direct Print & Share

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