Canon ImagePROGRAF iPF815

For the most demanding CAD & GIS work turn to the iPF815. This 44” large format printer delivers exceptional quality, versatility and breathtaking speeds


  • “Hot Swap” ink tanks – change whilst printing
  • Blistering speeds
  • Economy printing
  • 5 colour reactive inks
  • Sharp, thin lines for precise detail
  • Built-in 160Gb HDD
  • Enhanced HP-GL/2 support
  • HP-RTL and HDI Driver
  • Manage costs and track ROI with accounting software

Further Information


Count on blistering productivity with the iPF815. Designed for CAD & GIS applications in both print for pay and large corporate environments, this 44” printer delivers exceptional line reproduction, vivid colours, high image consistency and features “hot swap” high capacity ink tanks.

Outstanding quality and accuracy
Canon’s 5-clour dye-and-pigment reactive pigment ink system produces vivid colours and the sharpest, thinnest lines, and with a range accuracy of +/- 0.1% as well as a minimum line width of 0.02mm, precision is guaranteed - images rendered at 2,400 x 1200 dpi for maximum impact, thanks to super-fine print heads using 15,360 nozzles.

High productivity
Exceptional image quality is accompanied by breathtaking productivity, with draft A0 prints in 45 seconds and A1 in just 24 seconds. High capacity 330ml and 700ml “hot swap” ink tanks are used, which can be replaced during production for non-stop productivity, as well as borderless printing to save you time on finishing. The device also has an optional take-up unit to easily manage large runs.

Economical and efficient
A built in accounting function allows accurate tracking of the cost per print and the overall cost of your printer and enables you to view the data through the printer driver, or export it to a CSV file for use in your own files or systems. To keep costs low, an Economy mode can be selected which uses less ink, ideal when printing draft documents.T

For demanding CAD workflows
The iPF815 is designed to integrate seamlessly and work perfectly with the most demanding CAD workflows. Large files are processed efficiently with enhanced HP-GL/2 support. HP-RTL format is also supported and an HDI driver for Windows is included.

Easy to use with built in 160Gb HDD
A built-in 160GB hard disk drive enables mailboxes to be created when using the device across multiple users, for example in busy corporate environments. Ease-of-use is furthered thanks to a large, graphical user interface, making operation simple.

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Ink Type

Dye and pigment reactive ink: BK, MBK, C, M, Y

Maximum Print Resolution

2400 x 1200 dpi

Printing Speed

Plain Paper (A0 Roll): 0.45 (Draft Mode)
1.16 (Standard Mode)
Coated Paper (A0 Roll): 1.16 (Draft Mode)
2.29 (Standard Mode)
3.38 (High Quality Mode)

Dimensions, Weight

iPF815: Main unit with printer stand and standard basket 1,893 (W) x 975 (D) x 1,144 (H) mm
Weight: approx. 138 kg
(incl.: Roll Holder Set; excl.: ink and print head?
iPF825: Main unit with printer stand, lower roll, and high capacity basket 1,893 (W) x 1291 (D) x 1,144 (H) mm
Weight: approx. 189 kg
(incl.: Roll Holder Set; excl. ink and print head)

Power Supply

Input power: AC 100 - 240 V (50 - 60 Hz)
Power consumption Operation: 190 W or less
Standby power consumption 100 V - 120V 5 W or less
(At the low power mode) 220 V - 240 V 6 W or less
Power off (standby) "1 W or less"

Operational Environment

Temperature: 15 - 30°C, Humidity: 10 - 80 % (Condensation free)

Acoustic Noise

Acoustic pressure
Operation: approx. 52 dB (A)
Standby: 35 dB (A) or less
Acoustic power (LWAd)
Operation: 6.8 Bels or less

Minimal Line Width

0.02mm (Theoretical value)

Line Accuracy

+/-0.1% (Conditions apply)

Operation Panel Display

Display Large LCD: 160 x 128 dots, LED x 5, Key x 12
Language on operation panel: US-English, Japanese
Displayable Language on LCD: US-English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Korean, Russian, Japanese (Kanji)

Hard Disk


Printer Language

GARO (Graphic Arts language with Raster Operations), HP-GL/2, HP RTL


Hi Speed USB Type: Built-in
Mode: Full Speed (12 Mbit/sec), High Speed (480 Mbit/sec), Bulk transfer
Connector Type: Series B (4 pins)


Type: Built-in
Standard: IEEE 802.3 10base-T
IEEE 802.3u 100base-TX/IEEE 802.3u 100base-TX/Auto-Negotiation/IEEE 802.3x Full Duplex
Protocol: IPX/SPX?Netware 4.2 (J), 5.1 (J), 6.0 (J)?
SNMP (Canon-MIB), HTTP, TCP/IP, AppleTalk


32 GB (Physical DRAM: 384 MB)





Bubble-jet on demand

Head Configuration

6 colors integrated type (6 chips per print head x 1 print head)

Nozzle Pitch

1200 dpi x 2

Nozzle per chip

MBK: 5, 120 nozzles, each other color: 2, 560 nozzles

Droplet size

4 pl per color



PFI-303: BK, MBK, C, M, Y (330 ml)
PFI-703: BK, MBK, C, M, Y (700 ml)


Roll Paper

iPF815: 1 roll (Front-loading, Front Output), iPF825: 2 rolls (Front-loading, Front Output)

Cut sheet

Front-loading, Front Output (Manual feed using media locking lever)

Media Type

Matte Coated Paper 90gsm
Glossy Photographic Paper 190gsm
Glossy Photographic Paper 240gsm
Satin Photographic Paper 240gsm
HW Glossy Photo Paper
HW Satin Photo Paper
Commercial Proofing Paper
Glossy Photographic Paper 270gsm
Satin Photographic Paper 270gsm
Standard Paper1569B 80g
Standard Paper1570B 90g
Matt Coated Paper
Extra Matt Coated Paper
Opaque Paper
Matt Coated Paper 140g
Hi Res Graphic Paper
Photo paper Pearl 260g
Glossy Proofing Paper 195g
Semiglossy Proofing Paper 195g
Semiglossy Proofing Paper 255g
Hi Res Barrier Paper

Media size

Roll paper (Width) ISO A3, A2, A1, A0
JIS B2, B1, B0
ARCH 24", 30", 36"
Others 10", 14", 16", 17", 42", 44"
Cut sheet ISO A4, A3, A3+, A2, A2+, A1, A0, B4, B3, B2, B1, B0
DIN C4, C3, C2, C1, C0
JIS B4, B3, B2, B1, B0
ANSI 8.5 x 11", 8.5 x 14", 11 x 17", 13 x 19", 17 x 22", 22 x 34", 28 ? 40", 34 ? 44"
ARCH 9 x 12", 12 x 18", 18 x 24", 24 x 36", 26 ? 38", 27 x 39", 30 x 42", 36 x 48"
Photo 20 x 24", 18 x 22", 14 x 17", 12 x 16", 10 x 12", 10 x 15", 8 x 10", 16 x 20" (US Photo size)
Poster 20 x 30", 30 x 40", 42 x 60", 44 x 62", 300 x 900 mm
Others 13 x 22"

Media Thickness

0.07 - 0.8 mm

Maximum outside diameter of Roll Paper

150.0 mm

Media Core Size

Internal diameter of roll core: 2" / 3"

Media Width

Roll paper 254 - 1,118 mm
Cut sheet 203 - 1,118 mm

Minimal Printable Paper Length

203 mm

Maximum Printable Paper Length

Roll paper 18 m (Varies according to the OS and application)
Cut sheet 1.6 m

Margins (Top, Bottoms, Sides)

Recommended area:
Roll paper: Top: 20 mm, Bottom: 5 mm, Side: 5 mm
Cut sheet: Top: 20 mm, Bottom: 23 mm, Side: 5 mm
Printable area:
Roll paper: Top: 3 mm, Bottom: 3 mm, Side: 3 mm
Roll paper (borderless): Top: 0 mm, Bottom: 0 mm, Side: 0 mm
Cut sheet: Top: 3 mm, Bottom: 23 mm, Side: 3 mm

Media Width for Borderless Printing

515mm (JIS B2), 1,030 mm (JIS B0), 594mm (ISO A1), 841mm (ISO A0), 10", 14", 17", 24", 36", 42"


Printer Stand


Media Take up Unit


Portable Media Basket


Roll Holder Set



Ink Tank

PFI-303: BK, MBK, C, M, Y (330 ml)
PFI-703: BK, MBK, C, M, Y (700 ml)

Print Head


Maintenance Cartridge


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