Canon iPF785 MFP Printer
The Canon imagePROGRAF iPF785 MFP M40 is a large format imaging system that is designed to be a complete Scan-to-Print, File, and Share solution. The system includes an imagePROGRAF iPF785 large format printer, M40 large format scanner, MFP stand, computer, SmartWorks MFP software and a large touch-screen monitor†. This solution provides a fast and effective system for printing, copying, archiving and distributing maps, drawings, renderings, site and facilities management plans, design and layout proofs, posters and more.
This Multi-Function Product’s advanced M40 scanner adds versatility to the product capabilities with the ability to scan documents up to 2mm thick, allowing users to scan more than just technical documents. The scanner has the ability to scan documents up to 315” in length as a PDF or JPEG file, and up to 590” in length as a TIFF file. The SmartWorks MFP software simplifies the entire Scan-to-Print, File, and Share process for users of all experience levels. Available as a free download, the iPF785 MFP M40 also offers Canon's Direct Print & Share software1, a cloud-portal based software solution that enables the viewing, sharing and printing of files from anywhere in the world, a new shortcut print button for drag and drop printing through hot folder technology, and is compatible with almost any cloud server that's WebDAV compliant. The solution is also equipped for mobile printing through use of the imagePROGRAF Print Utility app for iPad, available as a free download on the App Store2.
The versatile Canon imagePROGRAF iPF785 36-inch large format 5-color printer is designed for use by professionals in a variety of different markets including Computer-Aided Design (CAD); Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC); Geographical Information System (GIS) and other technical document professional areas to produce large technical documents or posters in color. The included software utilities can be used in a variety of industries and applications such as in the retail signage industry as well as general office environments.
The iPF785 MFP M40 provides the versatility and flexibility needed to be used in a wide variety of industries and applications, all in one captivating package.
Complete Scan-to-Print/File/Share Solution:
The iPF780 MFP
M40 is an affordable solution for providing fast, high-quality, large
format image capture-to-output. Designed to be more than just its parts,
it is the versatility of the product that makes it stand out. This
multi-component system gives the user the opportunity to be more
productive. The open architecture of the stand alone computer can be
used to load additional programs, among other things. The printer's
ability to print on a wide variety of media lends itself to uses in many
departments and applications as well.
A versatile system built for the way you work, the imagePROGRAF iPF MFP M40 includes6:
- M40 Scanner
- iPF780 36-inch printer
- SmartWorks MFP software
- Stand alone computer
- Touch screen monitor
- MFP stand
M40 scanner incorporates a SingleSensor assembly technology, which
helps provide consistent and better color accuracy with more detail in
the shadows and highlights than a staggered CIS array scanner8.
- 1200 dpi optical resolution, 9600 dpi maximum resolution
- Image scanning of up to 40" wide, fits documents 42" wide
- Scans documents up to 315? (26 ft) in length as a JPEG or PDF file, and up to 590? (49 ft) in length as a TIFF file
- Scanning speed of up to 13 inches per second monochrome, 3 inches per second color
- USB 3.0 interface, 75 Mbytes / sec transfer rate
- Scan documents up to 2.0 mm thick
- Face up / Front load / Rear exit
- Straight paper path
M40 scanner contains a single component image sensor that is the full
width of the scanner and has long life LED Bi-directional illumination.
Full width image capture, as opposed to time delayed scanning of
separate sections, means less risk of misalignment of scan data. LED's
require virtually no warm up time and provide a wide and consistent
color gamut, with low power consumption and there is less potential for
shadowing at creases or folds. A single driven hold up roller provides
even pressure across the scan width which means originals are less
susceptible to folds or creases.
SmartWorks MFP Software:
MFP gives you the tools you'll need to quickly and easily scan to print
/ file / share large format technical documents. With a simple to use
interface and unique scan-it-once ability, SmartWorks MFP allows for
efficient batch scanning and helps create quality scanned images that
are produced in a short amount of time. Scan to PDF, TIFF and JPEG file
formats. SmartWorks MFP software is now more efficient than ever before.
- Scan lengths of up to 315" (26 ft) for PDF and JPG files, and up to 590" (49 ft) for TIFF files
- Ability to add custom presets with one-touch retrieval for those often-used settings
- New image enhancements for white point adjust, black point adjust, sharpen, mirror, and invert
- Full integration with Canon Digital Print & Share cloud software
have more control over their workflow with access to editing functions
such as invert, mirror, and black and white point adjustments. Custom
presets help users control the scanner and increase control over printer
SmartWorks MFP Plus Software:
an optional add-on to SmartWorks MFP, this software includes many
additional features to help enhance your multi-function workflow. Added
Direct Print & Share Cloud Portal Software:
- Scan to multipage PDF and PDF/A
- Ability to open and print non SmartWorks MFP PDF files (through Direct Print & Share)
- RGB Color Adjustment capabilities in preview mode
- Auto crop feature that removes printer margins from a scan to create a true 1:1 ratio
Direct Print & Share software is a cloud portal solution that helps
users to expand their printing workflow. Users are given the ability to
upload documents to their own account using any WebDAV compliant cloud
service, and have those documents printed from almost anywhere1.
Available as a free download, this software allows users to easily share
a variety of file types and print PDFs, TIFFs, JPEGs, and HP-GL/2 files
through the user-friendly interface, and even have the ability to do
batch printing! In addition to these features, users can set-up hot
folders on their desktop for easy shortcut printing, by being able to
simply drag and drop the files they wish to print into these folders and
see the job spool automatically. Users can set up multiple folders each
with their own customized settings, allowing for multiple jobs to be
run with ease.
iPF780 36-inch large format printer:
for technical and office applications, Canon's 5-color dye/pigment
Reactive Ink technology utilizes four highly colorfast dye inks for
producing bold, expressive color, plus two channels of black ink for
printing precise lines, smooth curves, and small text on technical and
office documents. A newly formulated Magenta ink helps produce crisp and
vibrant red lines and texts, while also widening the color gamut in the
red and orange spectrums. The iPF780 printer is capable of producing an
Arch D (24" x 36") print in up to 21 seconds using Economy mode, and an
Arch E (33.1" x 46.8") print in up to 41 seconds! Help reduce total ink
consumption by utilizing the Economy Print Mode for producing draft
prints on select media, which regulates the use of all inks to produce
quick check plots while minimizing the cost per print. The iPF780
printer has the capability of accommodating 300ml ink tanks, geared
towards lowering the cost per print, in addition to the traditional
130ml ink tanks. The iPF780 printer comes with a Flat Stacker/Basket;
the integrated stacker basket provides the capability to neatly stack up
to twenty 24 x 36 inch plain paper prints. The stacker basket can be
configured as a regular basket, a small stacker and a larger
Touch Screen Monitor:
22-inch flat panel multi-touch screen monitor is included in the
system, helping to make it easy for the user to view accurate previews.
This simple-to-use touch screen makes one-button scanning/copying easier
than ever, and the embedded USB ports provide a user with easy access.
Full HD (1920 x 1080) experience with a 16:9 widescreen display.
A stand alone computer is included with the iPF MFP M40 system.
- Send scanned files directly to the PC for easy reprinting
- Add additional programs to the system
- Move files via a USB storage device
- Share files over a network via the Ethernet card
scanner stand connects directly to the printer stand to create a one
piece structure and to reduce the total footprint of the iPF MFP system.
The stand gives the user the flexibility to use an ?all in one?
configuration or to set up an independent scanner stand. The user can
choose whether to place the monitor on the right or left side of the
stand, as well as whether to use a straight or swing-arm orientation.
When the monitor is set up using a swing-arm orientation, it can be
positioned in two different heights. This single stand design eliminates
the need to move the printer and scanner piece by piece when setting up
or relocating the MFP.
imagePROGRAF Print Utility:
imagePROGRAF Print Utility is Canon's mobile app for wireless printing via an Apple© iPad© to an imagePROGRAF printer2. Through use of the app, users have the ability to preview their PDF file, utilize some of the great basic settings seen in their Canon Printer Driver such as selecting the number of copies, paper orientation, and quality, and then send their print to one of the imagePROGRAF 5-Color Printers sharing the same network. imagePROGRAF Print Utility is available for download free of charge through the iTunes App Store.
Tracks how much ink
and media is being consumed when printing. Costs can be assigned to ink
and paper to determine expenses based on "Cost of goods". The user can
also input a variable cost that will be added to the total of the print
cost. The data is exportable to a .csv format for Microsoft Excel so the
data can be used for billing purposes.
Job Cost (ink, Media and variable cost inputted by user)
Ink Consumed per Job*
Media Consumed per Job
Job Completion time
*Ink usage is estimate, and error tolerance is ±15%
included PosterArtist Lite poster creation software gives users the
ability to quickly and easily create professional large format prints.
Users simply follow the programs four (4) easy steps to create posters
that can be used in applications such as Office presentation, Trade
shows, Retail Signage, and much, much more.
those with more demanding poster creation needs, Canon's optional
PosterArtist offers advanced features such as Auto Design, Variable
Data, and in-application image editing features, as well as additional
templates, royalty-free photos, and clip art. The built-in weblink
feature in PosterArtist Lite links users directly to the PosterArtist
website for useful hints and tips, and for even more free content for
New features include:
Direct Print & Share cloud portal support
New file format to allow for easy sharing of poster files
Visit www.usa.canon.com/posterartist for a free demo version to download.
Print Plug-In for Microsoft® Office®:
utility makes it easy to print large-format documents created in
Microsoft Word, Excel, or PowerPoint. The Plug-in appears in a tool bar
inside the Microsoft application and has an easy-to-follow "Wizard". The
Plug-in will bypass the printer driver to simplify the printing
process. A few simple steps convert your 8.5" x 11" office document to
Optimized Module for AutoCAD:
specialized driver is compatible with a variety of AutoCAD software
products and helps enable optimal printing productivity and reliability
from the AutoCAD software. Through this module, the processing and
printing time associated with printing AutoCAD files to the imagePROGRAF
printer is decreased to approximately 1/3rd the time associated with
printing through the Canon HDI Driver! The module also has a
user-friendly interface that includes familiar features such as free
layout, test printing, and 1200 dpi rendering. This module is
automatically loaded when printing is attempted from AutoCAD, ensuring a
smooth workflow with optimal printing results each time.