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The professional A3+ Canon Pixma Pro 1 Inkjet Printer provides the exceptional print quality which your photographs deserve. Significantly expanding the colour gamut and featuring a new Chroma Optimizer, the Pixma Pro 1 offers a unique LUCIA pigment 12-ink system to ensure stunning results for both colour and black and white prints. The Canon Pro 1 is capable of printing a gallery-quality A3+ photo in approx 2 minutes 55 seconds and high volume, off-carriage ink tanks ensure longer running periods between ink changes. Ethernet connection ensures the PIXMA PRO-1 can be shared easily. Please note: Due to the size and weight of this printer we can only ship this item to UK destinations on a 48hour delivery service via FedEx (£7.95). More
Photolab printing for professionals -
The PIXMA PRO-1 produces professional quality, saleable prints up to A3+ in colour and monochrome, with high level of productivity making it the ideal printer for studio use and commercial exhibitions.
Groundbreaking 12-ink system -
Experience professional image quality with the unique 12-ink system significantly expanding colour gamut and featuring new Chroma Optimizer for perfectly uniform glossiness and crisp, sharp blacks. Next generation LUCIA pigment inks are used for outstanding image permanence, allowing prints to be sold or exhibited with confidence.
Supreme monochrome prints -
Produce outstanding classic black and white prints with five dedicated monochrome inks offering beautiful neutral prints with excellent detail, smooth tonal gradation and density reminiscent of traditional darkroom prints.
Exceptional image quality -
The Optimum Image Generating system analyzes the photo colour and precisely calculates optimum inks combination and volume of ink droplets which are then accurately placed on paper by FINE print head to achieve the print quality so realistic it almost jumps off the page.
Productivity on a commercial scale -
A gallery-quality A3+ photo to be produced in approx 2 minutes 55 seconds and high volume, off-carriage ink tanks ensure longer running periods between ink changes. Real-time droplet volume control stabilizes printed colour and ink density ensuring consistent output from print to print. Ethernet connection ensures the PIXMA PRO-1 can be shared easily.
Flexible media support -
PIXMA PRO-1 supports various types of Canon and third party media from 10x15cm to A3+ and has a dedicated manual feed slot for 356mm (14”) wide and thicker media. Whether you’re using glossy, semi-gloss, matte or fine art media, you can be confident that the result will grace any gallery
Efficient workflow and professional colour control -
Easy-PhotoPrint Pro printing plug-in works seemingly with Adobe Photoshop family and Canon Digital Photo Professional and lets you to print multiple images with all print settings in one place. With Ambient Light Correction you can automatically adjust print colours to the type of lighting under which the print will be displayed. The Color Management Tool Pro software let’s you create custom ICC profiles using an X-Rite colour management tools (including ColorMunki) to ensure optimum output quality.
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I would recommend this printer
By Ronnie Fleming
from Coatbridge Scotland
About Me Frequent User
Comments about Canon PIXMA Pro 1 Inkjet Printer:
I primarily bought this printer to produce top quality prints
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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About Me Infrequent User
Incredible ink usage! Don't be fooled by Canon's quoted print numbers per cartridge. They are for continuous runs in ideal conditions probably on the moon. I'm getting no where near their quote (arguably they should be taken on under the trade descriptions act). I can't get a straight answer from them as to whether the cartridges shipped with the printer are full or primer cartridges only - different answers from different people. These are not cheap cartridges and the usage is considerably more than that quoted - if this was a car it would be a 5mpg car. I'm still talking to Canon about this but doubt I'll get anywhere. Quality of print output is superb though and build quality is superb - arguably over engineered. On quality alone it would be 5* but because of ink usage it is 1* averaging out to 3*. Recommendation to a friend based on quality only.
(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
too expensive to run
This printer is probably the best A3+ printer on the market , amazing quality prints , beautiful build quality and the software is well designed for the most part once you get familiar .So why only 2 stars , well this printer is just so expensive to run , i had read reviews which stated so and thought ok generally inkjet printers are not inexpensive to run but this machine is just unaffordable to run. Forget about any of the running costs you see on internet reviews regarding the canon pro 1 , this machine just devours ink , every time you switch it on you can almost see the ink levels go down . You will spend your time and money replacing the very expensive ink tanks . Yes 36ml to begin with in each tank & when the software tells you that the ink is depleted and refuses to print anymore , you swap it out only to see that there is actually between 1/4 to 1/3 of the ink left in the tank ( i know this because i opened one of the said empties and forced the ink out into a graduated cylinder to see 10ml left so thats 36ml minus 10ml ) . I have this printer 18months now & am researching third party inks , I really dont mind now if the third party inks destroy the printer , i would prefer that they work but the alternative is just to recycle the machine itself .I am a working professional photographer , i would say that i am a low volume printer so maybe if you are printing every day and the machine is never turned off and you can charge extremely well for you prints ( as you should considering print quality & costs ) this might be a viable option . I just wish canon had marketed this printer at those clients and not the low volume guys like me . You will still be looking at the ink waste considering whats left in the cartridge when the software refuses to let you print anymore & if you had to leave it powered on 24/7 , Well my environmental footprint is large enough without this .So if running costs are not an issue for you and you are not environmentally sensitive then this is the most wonderful product for you .mike
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
Another excellent printer from Canon
By Robert Hooper Photography
About Me Heavy Duty User
Another top quality printer from Canon. Easy to use, and delivers superb photographic quality prints that won't fade like those using dye inks.Having owned many photo printers over the years I've consistently found Canon to be the least prone to clogging (take heed Epson) and most consistent in terms of overall quality.This is a well built professional tool capable of turning our superb looking prints up to A3+ size.
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
This really is a fabulous printer. I am very pleased with the results so far. As a test of the black capability, I recently took a photo of a very white lily on a black background; stunning reproduction well worthy of hanging as wall art. As a tip, I would recommend using correct profiles for the paper/media you print to. These can be obtained from most paper producers i.e. Canon, Ilford, Permajet etc.
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Tags: Made with Product, A3 Photo
The quality is superb, and it is almost the same size as the Epsom 3880. Shame it does not print A2 and the restrictions on length of paper for panoramas
Great but very big and heavy
By Steven Gourlay
A very good printer but would advise you ensure you have a large enough area for the printer and take into account the feed tray.
Canon Pixma Pro 1
from Chichester UK
This printer produces superb Monochrome prints that are exhibition standard. Only problem I have found is you can only turn the Chroma Optimiser off when using Canon Pro Platinum paper and when using the supplied ICC profiles for the Fine Art papers can only be printed with a boarder. But if your after a printer that gives you top quality professional prints with out the heads getting blocked up all the time this is the one to get.
Not a busy user, but great output for our purposes
Canon Pixma pro 100
If your thinking about buying a pro printer, this is one to consider. It seems quite expensive and is quite large but it's well worth the investment. There are 12 colours and you receive a pack of ink with the product. The print quality is fantastic.
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