Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging, is proud to announce that the Company has received three 2016 “Pick” awards from Buyers Laboratory, LLC for the select models in the imagePROGRAF wide format and MFP product line set out below. The annual awards honor the products deemed “outstanding” in their respective categories.
“Canon is proud to be recognized with three BLI Pick awards for several of our wide format technical printers,” said Junichi Yoshitake, senior vice president and general manager, Business Imaging Solutions Group, Canon U.S.A., Inc. “With the expansion of our technical portfolio, this is a very exciting time for the imagePROGRAF product line, and these awards reflect our commitment to this space.”
“After analyzing the results for the top performers in a range of wide format solutions categories, BLI is proud to award Canon with three ‘Picks,’” said David Sweetnam, director of Research & Lab Services, BLI EMEA/Asia. “For the technical industry, reliability is a critical aspect of performance, but for many customers today, productivity and image quality are also key factors in their purchasing decision. Canon managed to deliver an impressive combination of these areas.”
The BLI “Pick” honors include:
Outstanding 36" Color Wide Format Technical Printer imagePROGRAF iPF770 printer
Great for a variety of industries including architecture, engineering and construction, education, offices and small retail, the iPF770 printer offers outstanding technology to assist small businesses in maximizing the return on their investment. With a number of built-in features to help minimize ink consumption, media waste, and maintenance costs, the printer offers an easy-to-use, cost-effective device, without sacrificing vivid and impactful image quality.
Outstanding 44" Color Wide Format Technical Printer Series imagePROGRAF iPF830/840/850 Series
The imagePROGRAF iPF830/840/850 models are each designed to bring reliable, affordable and precise printing to architecture, engineering and construction (AEC), and Computer Aided Design (CAD) markets. Great for medium to large workgroups, the five-color technical document printers feature 15,360 nozzles to help create intricate full-color renderings, technical drawings and maps. These new printers feature a 320GB hard drive, a high chroma magenta ink and Gigabit ethernet.
With time-saving features such as the stacking capability of the iPF850 printer and the efficient two-roll system of the iPF840 and iPF850 printers, this series allows technical industry professionals to quickly print precise technical documents without sacrificing print detail.
The devices’ upgraded design enables quick, continuous printing by allowing users to replace the available high-capacity, 700ml ink tanks during print jobs without pausing production, helping to increase user productivity. Additionally, over time the series can assist high-volume offices in tracking and attaining significant cost savings.
Outstanding 44" Color Wide Format Technical MFP imagePROGRAF iPF840 MFP M40
The imagePROGRAF iPF840 MFP M40* model is designed to be a complete scan-to-print/ file/ share solution, with the capability to scan documents up to –two millimeters thick. Image detail is critical to the design process in the technical industry. Designed with this in mind the imagePROGRAF iPF840 MFP M40 MFP provides an outstanding feature set that includes a larger viewing and editing display for improved precision and enhanced functionality over previous models. The iPF MFP model includes an M40 scanner, SmartWorks MFP software, a computer, touch screen monitor and MFP stand to help meet a variety of office needs.