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ImagePROGRAF W8400 dye
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These printers have been designed for printing on media larger than A4. Perfect for printing impressive posters!
large format printers
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Included since: 24 May 2006
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Info modified on: 13 Jan 2016 14:19:11
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Long product name Canon ImagePROGRAF W8400 dye:
The short editorial description of Canon ImagePROGRAF W8400 dye
imagePROGRAF, 2400 x 1200dpi, 2.2 mn./A1

Marketing text Canon ImagePROGRAF W8400 dye

The official marketing text of Canon ImagePROGRAF W8400 dye as supplied by the manufacturer
The W8400 dye produces exceptional large format prints up to B0 in size. Featuring superb dye-ink borderless prints it's perfect for poster and sign making or CAD/GIS and proofing purposes.

-High quality, vibrant dye-ink colour reproduction
-Borderless printing including A0 and B0
-High print speed of around 2.2 minutes for A0
-Seamless network integration
-Flexible media handling for a variety of applications
-Compact design

Perfect for proofing and printing and an invaluable addition to CAD/GIS environments, the Canon W8400 dye is Canon's flagship large format printer. Featuring cost-effective dye ink borderless reproduction capabilities of up to B0 in size, it's capable of opening up a huge world of opportunities for your business.

Image conscious
The W8400 dye features Canon's new one-inch wide bi-directional, high-density print head for exceptional prints. As well as ensuring vibrant colour intensity, the new print head delivers ink through 7,680 nozzles at industry-leading print speeds of around 1.3 minutes for A1 output.

Borderless printing, limitless applications
Offering a range of resolutions up to a maximum of 2400 x 1200 dpi, so crucial for large format images, the W8400 dye lets you produce high-impact borderless prints in industry standard sizes, 10"x11" and 8"x10". And unique to Canon's wide format printing range, you can output borderless prints in common poster sizes B2, A1, A0 and B0.

Big prints doesn't mean big in size – the compact footprint means even the smallest office spaces can take full advantage.

Easy integration, powerful software
The W8400 dye fits seamlessly into Mac and Windows environments. A software installer feature provides easy installation of printer drivers and a range of powerful software accessories. Poster creation made simple using Canon's PosterArtist software, which allows built-in templates and clip art to be combined with original data to stunning visual effect. A handy My Template feature allows you to save new posters as templates for future use. And for large-scale photographic reproduction, Digital Photo Print Pro software is also included.

Perfect proof and prints
The W8400 dye excels as a proofing device. And the colour gamut of dye-ink production, combined with the wide range of media, makes them ideal for in-store posters, windows displays and outdoor display media. With high-speed output and an optional media take-up unit and media cutting device, there's no end to what you are capable of.

Print complex plans, simply
With the W8400 dye you can bring complex architectural plans to life or carry out detailed cartographical reproduction in vibrant colour. The imagePROGRAF HDI driver is optimised for AutoCAD, ensuring the most detailed plans are reproduced with stunning accuracy.
Short summary description Canon ImagePROGRAF W8400 dye:
This short summary of the Canon ImagePROGRAF W8400 dye data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
Canon ImagePROGRAF W8400 dye, 2400 x 1200 DPI, 448 x 1608 mm, 1117.6mm, USB 2.0, IEEE1394, AC 100-240V (50/60Hz), 1830 x 960 x 748 mm
Long summary description Canon ImagePROGRAF W8400 dye:
This is an auto-generated long summary of Canon ImagePROGRAF W8400 dye based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.
Canon ImagePROGRAF W8400 dye. Maximum resolution: 2400 x 1200 DPI. Maximum print size: 448 x 1608 mm, Maximum media width: 1117.6mm. Interface: USB 2.0, IEEE1394. Power requirements: AC 100-240V (50/60Hz). Dimensions (WxDxH): 1830 x 960 x 748 mm
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Print quality
Maximum resolution*
Maximum printing resolution.
2400 x 1200 DPI
Paper handling
Maximum print size*
The maximum size that an image can be printed with a good resolution.
448 x 1608 mm
Media thickness
Maximum media width
Standard media sizes
A4-A0/ B4-B0/ A-E
A3-A0/ 10"-44"
Print technology
Print head
Component of a printer that applies the mark or image to the paper.
Print head nozzles
Number of nozzles to a print head.
1280 p/c
Media types
Glossy paper
Flame-resistant cloth
Art paper
Proofing paper
Photo paper
Coated paper
Ports & interfaces
Interface *
Interface ports to connect pieces of equipment. USB (Universal Serial Bus) has become the most popular wired interface to connect peripherals. USB 2.0 supports speeds up to 480 Mbit/s (USB 1: 12 Mbit/s). The interface FireWire is also known as the IEEE 1394 standard. Enhanced IDE (EIDE)is sometimes referred to as Fast ATA, Fast IDE or ATA-2.
USB 2.0, IEEE1394
Sound emission
Noise level
The amplitude level of the undesired background noise, usually measured in decibels (db).
58 dB
Power requirements
AC 100-240V (50/60Hz)
Power consumption (typical)
Amount of power consumed by this model, often expressed in watts (W). Typical values that manufacturers give are power consumption when off, standby/suspended mode, typical use, maximum usage.
160 W
Weight & dimensions
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Dimensions of the product (Width x Depth x Height).
1830 x 960 x 748 mm
Weight of the product without packaging (net weight). If possible, the net weight is given including standard accessories and supplies. Please note that sometimes the manufacturer leaves out the weight of accessories and/or supplies.
111 kg
System requirements
Mac compatibility
Product can be used with Apple Mac software and/or hardware.
Compatible operating systems
List of desktop operating systems tested as compatible with this product.
-Windows 95/98/Me/NT4.0/2000/XP
-Mac OS 8.6/9/X
Optional supported network Operating Systems
UL, CE mark, TUV
Other features
Control panel
Description of the control panel of the product; including the available buttons; and the function of each button
LCD(16 x 2 ) LED x 5, key x 10
Energy Star certified *
This indicates that the product is compliant with Energy Star, which is an international standard for energy-efficient consumer products.