Canon imagePROGRAF iPF510 imagePROGRAF Large Format Printer

The imagePROGRAF iPF510 uses a 5-colour pigment/dye reactive ink system that delivers exceptional quality A2 (17”) prints with vivid colours and precise line rendering at speed.



  • Sharper, thinner lines and high black density
  • Economy mode
  • Superb graphics, vivid colours and solid image consistency
  • Borderless printing
  • Fast print speeds
  • HPGL/2 and HP/RTL compatible
  • PosterArtist Lite poster creation software
  • Print plug-in for MS Office

Designed for the CAD, GIS, poster, and in-house print market


Exceptional Print Quality
Produce head-turning output with 2,400 x 1,200 dpi resolution. The iPF510 incorporates a 5-colour pigment/dye reactive ink system delivering sharper, thinner lines and vivid colour output. The reactive ink system enhances the quality of prints by ensuring that there is less bleeding and solid image consistency, therefore delivering output that retains more accuracy and sharpness – however detailed.

Highly Productive
The iPF510 offers high speed printing producing A2 prints in just 21 seconds (in Fast mode). Canon’s borderless printing technology keeps you more productive as there is no need for offline trimming – saving you time and money. Although very compact in design the iPF510 also incorporates 4 media paths – a roll, cassette and two manual feeds.

Economical Printing
The iPF510 can help you reduce your costs, with high speed, economical printing using the Economy print mode which reduces ink consumption.

Easy To Work With
A host of facilities ensure that the iPF510 is easy to work with. A large, bright and easy to use LCD operation panel gives easy access to sophisticated functions. The printer driver can be tailored to suit your level of expertise and control of the print is from the front of the printer, with simple roll paper and ink tank loading.

Ideal for specialist CAD applications
Designed to provide the quality line rendering and productivity needed for specialist CAD usage, the iPF510 offers full support for specialist CAD file formats HP-GL/2, HP RTL file formats as well as providing an HDI driver for Windows.

Create Professional Posters and More
Design posters like a pro without any prior experience thanks to Canon’s PosterArtist Lite software, which is included with the iPF510. In just four simple steps, you can create professional looking posters, banners and signs using a variety of templates, hi-resolution royalty-free images and clipart. A Print plug-in is also included for MS Office (Word, Excel and Powerpoint) – making it easy for you to print from your favourite applications. Digital Photo Front Access software allows you to import digital photos and edit them before including in your poster designs.

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Ink Type

Dye and pigment reactive ink: BK, MBK x 2, C, M, Y

Maximum Print Resolution

2, 400 x 1, 200 dpi


User installation

Printing Speed

Plain Paper: 0:20 (Draft)
Coated Paper: 0:55 (Standard)
Photo Glossy Paper: 1:38 (Standard)

Printer Stand

Optional, Assembly type (User installation)

Dimensions, Weight

Main unit: 819 (W) x 733 (D) x 317(H) mm (printer only), Weight: approx. 39 kg (printer, cassette, output tray, manual feed tray)
Main unit with Auto Roll: 819 (W) x 810 (D) x 344 (H) mm, Weight: approx. 43 kg
Feed Unit (Option): (printer, cassette, output tray, manual feed tray plus Auto Roll Feed Unit) 
Main unit with Printer Stand: 819 (W) x 981 (D) x 989 (H) mm, Weight: approx. 58 kg (Auto Roll Feed Unit included, consumables excluded)
Main unit with palette (packaged): 960 (W) x 874 (D) x 638 (H) mm ; Weight: approx. 57 kg
Printer Stand (packaged): 1115 (W) x 864 (D) x 237 (H) mm ; Weight: approx. 22 kg

Power Supply

Input power: AC 100 - 120 V (50/60Hz), AC 220 - 240 V (50/60Hz)
Power consumption: Operation: 100 W or less
Power Save Mode: 100 V - 120 V - 5 W or less (10 W or less when IEEE1394 is mounted); 220 V - 240 V - 6 W or less (11 W or less when IEEE1394 is mounted)
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) or less, Standby: approx. 35 dB (A) or less
Acoustic power: 6.6 Bels

Minimal Line Width

0.02 mm (Theoretical value)

Line Accuracy

±0.1 % or less


192 Mbyte

Printer Language

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

Operational Panel Display


Language on LCD

US-English, French, German, Italian, Spanish


USB2.0 Hi-Speed (Built-in)




10base-T, 100base-TX



Expansions Slot







Bubble-jet on demand

Head configuration

6 colours integrated type (1 print head)

Nozzle Pitch

1, 200 dpi x 2

Droplet size

4 pl (per colour)

Head replacement

User replacement




PFI-102 (MBK x2, BK, C, M, Y)


Bundled starter ink : 90 ml, sales ink : 130 ml




Rotary cutter



Roll paper

One Roll, Top loading Front Output

Cut sheet

Front-loading, Front Output


Automatic switch from roll to cassette and vice versa

Manual feed

Plain and coated paper, technical paper, film, photographic paper, proofing paper, backlit, self adhesive, banner and sign, fine art printing material

Paper path switch (roll/cut sheet)

Roll paper (width): A3, A2, JIS, B4, 8”, 10”, 14”, 16”, 17”, 300 mm, A3+ (329 mm)
Cut sheet (cassette): A4, A3, A3+, A2, B4, B3, Letter (8.5 x 11”), Legal (8.5 x 14”), 11 x 17”, 13 x 19”, 17 x 22”, 12 x 18”, 14 x 17”, 12 x 16”, 10 x 12”, 10 x 15”, 8 x 10”, 16 x 20” (US Photo size), 300 x 900 mm 13 x 22”
Cut sheet (front manual feed): A2, 17 x 22”, 13 x 22”

Media Thickness

Roll: 0.07 - 0.8 mm
Cassette: 0.08 - 0.3 mm
Manual feed from the top: 0.07 - 0.8 mm 
Manual feed from the front: 0.5 - 1.5 mm

Media Width

Roll: 203 - 432 mm
Cassette: 203 - 432 mm
Manual feed from the top: 203 - 432 mm
Manual feed from the front: 203 - 432 mm

Minimum Printable Lenght

Roll: 203 mm
Cassette: 279 mm
Manual feed from the top: 279 mm
Manual feed from the front: 520 mm

Maximum Printable Lenght

Roll: 18 m (varies according to the OS and application)
Cassette: 594 mm
Manual feed from the top: 610 mm (1.6 m when Auto Roll Feed Unit is attached)
Manual feed from the front: 914 mm

Borderless Printing

Media type: Heavyweight Coated Paper, Premium Matte Paper, Glossy Photo Paper, Semi-Glossy Photo Paper, Extra Matt Coated Paper, Opaque Paper, Matt Coated Paper 140g, Photo Realistic Paper 210g, Instant Dry Papers Glossy 200g, Instant Dry Papers Satin 200g, Photo Paper High Glossy 250g, Photo Paper Satin 240g, Photo Paper Semi Matt 250g, Photo Paper Pearl 260g, Hi Res Barrier Paper
Media width: 10” (254 mm), B4 (257 mm), A3+ (329 mm), 14” (356 mm), 16” (407 mm), A2 (420 mm), A2+/17” (432 mm)

Media Feed Capacity

For plain paper of 75g/m2, A4/Letter size: 25 mm (250 sheets), - A3+: 100 sheets, - A2: 50 sheets
Manual feed: 1 sheet


Europe: CE mark (EN60950, EN55022 classB, EN61000-3-2, EN-61000- 3-3, EN55024)
Germany: TUV, GS (not declared on the plate)
Russia: Gost-R (locally obtained)
Other countries: CB certification

Environment certifications

ENERGY STAR (WW), RoHS directive, IT ECO Declaration (Europe), WEEE



IEE1394 Expansion Board


Auto Roll Feed Unit

RU-02 (including 2-inch core roll holder with 3-inch paper tube attachment and borderless print spacer)

Printer Stand




Media Take-up Unit

RH2-11 (2-inch core roll holder with 3-inch paper tube attachment and borderless print spacer)



Print Head


Maintenance Cartridge



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