Canon imagePROGRAF iPF605 imagePROGRAF Large Format Printer

The iPF605 is a 5 colour dye/pigment ink 24” large format printer, ideal for CAD & GIS applications thanks to its fine line reproduction, vivid colours and detailed images.



  • Superb graphics with vivid colours
  • 5 colour reactive (dye/pigment) ink
  • Sharp, thin lines for CAD plan production
  • Blistering speeds
  • Economy printing
  • HPGL/2, HP RTL & includes HDI Driver
  • Large LCD with graphics

Further Information


The imagePROGRAF iPF605 is a 5 colour dye/pigment ink 24” large format printer, ideal for printing fine lines, re-creating vivid colours and producing high quality detailed images. With a 2,400 x 1,200 dpi optimal resolution, solid image consistency, high quality text reproduction and, economy printing – makes this printer perfect for the CAD/GIS market.

Outstanding images
The iPF605 features an ink technology developed specifically for printing detailed business documents and engineering applications with fine lines, small text, detailed graphs and tables. This unique formulation improves the ink’s adhesion to the media and minimises colour “bleeding”. Image reproduction is an outstanding 2,400 x 1,200 dpi.

Exceptional speeds at low cost
Exceptional print performance (33 seconds for A1 prints in draft mode) make the iPF605 ideal for producing whatever you need at speed - without needing to send the work to a local print specialist.
Combined with an economy mode you can reduce the ink usage and thereby cut printing costs.

Ideal for specialist CAD applications
Designed for specialist CAD applications the iPF605 is equipped with everything you need for exceptional results. Specialist CAD file formats HP-GL/2 and HP RTL are supported and an HDI driver for Windows is also incorporated. A 256MB memory ensures even the most complex of files can be easily processed and a high performance, high durability cutter is included, bringing a professional finish to all your work.

Capable and easy to live with
An LCD control panel features graphic animations to ensure it’s quick and easy to get to grips with the device – even if you have never handled a large format printer before. Powerful but easy to use software aids the process – so even more complex tasks are easily achieved. Plus, the compact and incredibly low noise output, make the iPF605 the easy to integrate into any environment.

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Ink Type

Pigment and Dye reactive ink, 5 colours (MBK x 2, BK, C, M, Y)

Maximum Print Resolution

2,400 x 1,200 dpi

Printing Speed

A1 Roll, Full Colour Image
Plain Paper: 0:33 (Fast-CAD)
Coated Paper: 1:19 (Standard-CAD)
Photo Glossy Paper: 2:44 (Standard-Full Colour Image)

Dimensions, Weight

Main Unit: 997 (W) x 670 (D) x 344 (H) mm; Weight approx. 45kg
Main Unit with Stand: 997 (W) x 870 (D) x 993 (H) mm; Weight approx. 60kg
Main Unit with Palette: 1,140 (W) x 914 (D) x 645 (H) mm, Weight approx. 69Kg
Printer Stand: 1,115 (W) x 864 (D) x 237 (H) mm; Weight approx. 22kg

Power Supply

Input Power: AC 100 - 120V (50/60Hz) - AC 220 - 240V (50/60Hz)
Power Consumption: 100W or less
Standby Power consumption (at the low power mode):
220V - 240V: 6W or less (when IEEE1394 is mounted, 11W or less);
100V - 120V: 5W or less (when IEEE1394 is mounted, 10W or less);
Power off (standby): 1W or less (In Compliance with Executive Order of the President of the United States of America)

Operational Environment

Temperature: 15 - 30 degrees Celsius
Humidity: 10-80% (condensation free)

Acoustic Noise

Acoustic Pressure: Operation - 49dB (A) or less; Standby - 35dB (A) or less
Acoustic Power: Operation - 6.3 Bels or less

Minimal Line Width

0.02mm (Theoretical value)

Line Accuracy

+/- 0.1% or less (User adjustments necessary. Printing environment media must match that used for the adjustments. CAD paper required: Plain Paper, CAD tracing paper, coated paper, CAD translucent matte film only).

Operation Panel Display

Large LCD: 160 x 128 dots, Key x 12, LED x 5

Hard Disk


Language on Operation Panel

US-English, Japanese

Language on LCD

US-English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Korean, Japanese (Kanji), Russian

Printer Language



USB2.0 Hi-Speed:
Type: Built-in
Mode: FullSpeed (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/Auto-Negotiation; IEEE 802.3 x Full Duplex


IPX/SPX (Netware 4.2(J), 5.0(J), 6.0(J))
SNMP (Canon-MIB), HTTP, TCP/IP, AppleTalk


Type: Slot card type
Standard: IEEE1394 - 1995, P1394a, Half duplex, Data/Strb differential serial
Data-transfer time: 100/ 200/ 400 Mbit/sec.
Connector type: In compliance with IEEE1394 - 1995, 6 pins, No power supply
Operating Systems Supported: Windows 2000, XP, Server 2003, Vista/ Macintosh OS 9, OS X


CE Mark, CB Certification, TUV (GS), Gost-R, UL, FCC class B





Bubble-jet on demand

Head Configuration

6 colours integrated type (6 ships per print head)

Nozzle Pitch

1,200 dpi x 2

Nozzle per chip

MBK: 5,120 nozzles, Other Colours: 2,560 nozzles each

Droplet size

4 pl per colour



PFI-102 (130ml) MBK, BK, C, M, Y


Roll Paper

Top loading, front output (front feeding, front output for thick media)

Cut sheet

Front loading, Front output

Media Type

Roll Paper: Standard paper 80gsm, Standard Paper 90gsm, Matt Coated Paper 90gsm, Glossy Photo Quality Paper 190 gsm/ 240gsm/ 300gsm, Satin Photo Quality Paper 190 gsm/ 240gsm/ 300gsm, Photo Realistic Paper 210gsm, Pearl Photo Paper 260gsm, Matt Coated Paper 120gsm/ 140 gsm/ 180gsm, Opaque White Paper 120gsm, High Resolution Self-adhesive Graphic paper 140gsm, High Resolution Barrier Paper 180gsm, Glossy Proofing Paper 195gsm, Semi-Glossy Proofing Paper 195gsm, Semi-Glossy Proofing Paper 195gsm/ 255gsm

Media size

Roll paper (width):
ISO: A3, A2, A1
JIS: B4, B2
ARCH: D 24"
Others: 8", 10", 14", 16", 17", 300mm, A3+ (329mm)
Cut Sheet:
ISO: A4, A3, A3+, A2, A2+, A1, A0, B4, B3, B2
DIN: C4, C3, C2
JIS: B4, B3, B2
ANSI: 8.5 x 11", 8.5 x 14", 11 x 17", 13 x 19", 17 x 22", 22 x 34"
ARCH: 9 x 12", 12 x 18", 18 x 24", 24 x 36"
Photo: 20 x 24", 18 x 22", 14 x 17", 12 x 16", 10 x 12", 10 x 15", 16 x 20" (US Photo size)
Poster: 20 x 30", 300 x 900mm
Others: 13 x 22"

Media Thickness

Roll Paper & Cut Sheet: 0.07 - 0.8mm

Maximum outside diameter of Roll Paper


Media Core Size

Internal diameter of roll core 2"/3" (option)

Media Width

Roll Paper: 203 - 610mm
Cut Sheet: 203 - 610mm

Minimal Printable Paper Length


Maximum Printable Paper Length

Roll paper: 18m (varies according to the OS and application)
Cut Sheet: 1.6m

Margins (Top, Bottoms, Sides)

Recommended area:
Roll Paper: Top: 20mm, Bottom: 27mm, Side: 5mm
Cut Sheet (Top Loading/Cassette): Top: 20mm, Bottom: 27mm, Side: 5mm
Cut Sheet (Front Loading): Top: 20mm, Bottom: 23mm, Side: 5mm
Printable Area:
Roll Paper: Top: 3mm, Bottom: 3mm, Side: 3mm
Roll Paper (borderless print): Top: 0mm, Bottom: 0mm, Side: 0mm
Cut Sheet (Front loading): Top: 3mm, Bottom: 23mm, Side: 3mm
Cut Sheet (Top loading/Cassette): Top: 3mm, Bottom: 3mm, Side: 3mm

Media Width for Borderless Printing

10" (254mm), B4 (257mm), A3+ (329mm), 14" (356mm), 16" (407mm), A2 (420mm), A2+/17" (432mm), B2 (515mm), A1 (594mm), 24" (610mm)


Printer Stand


Roll Holder Set

RH2-24 (2-inch core spindle with 3-inch media tube attachement and borderless printing space)

IEEE1394 Expansion Board



Ink Tank

PF-102 (130ml); MBK, BK, C, M, Y

Print Head


Maintenance Cartridge


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