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Canon imagePROGRAF Media Certification Program

Canon has partnered with RIT to perform media testing to verify compatibility with the imagePROGRAF line of Large-Format printers.
Certified Media Listing

Canon Certified Media»

Online Application

Canon Application Data Sheet»

Media Certification for the Canon imagePROGRAF
provides opportunities to:

Promote additional printers as “compatible” with your media
– Achieve certification for imagePROGRAF devices including: iPF9400S, iPF6450, PRO-1000, PRO-2000, and PRO-4000S. (Media certified on the iPF9400S is also certified on iPF6400S/8400S/9400S printers. Media certified on iPF6450 is also certified on PF6400/6450/8400/9400 printers).

Avoid adverse effects to printers and align customer expectations
–With the large variety of media types available to Large-Format printer users, confirmed and certified compatibility with imagePROGRAF helps guarantee print quality and runnability.

Become a Canon CAPP partner (Canon Alliance Partner Program)
– Following certification, apply to join the CAPP co-marketing program in partnership with Canon. If accepted, your company becomes an official CAPP partner and enters into an ongoing relationship with Canon with opportunities to jointly promote your media’s compatibility with imagePROGRAF.

CAPP partner benefits include:

  • Recognition by Canon as CAPP partner in marketing materials including:  web listings, press releases, print collateral, newsletter inclusion, and more
  • Ability to partner with Canon for potential sales opportunities
  • Ability to partner with Canon at tradeshows to advertise specialty media types
  • Use of the CAPP logo
  • Ongoing exposure to the Canon imagePROGRAF customer base


Recognized brand promoted by RIT via:

  • Web listing on RIT certified list – averaging over 10,000 hits annually
  • Press release upon certification
  • RIT regular newsletters and blogs to over 7,000 customers
     

Want to learn more?
Please contact Jeffrey Wang at jcwasp@rit.edu

To learn about the Canon Alliance Partner Program for imagePROGRAF Large-Format Solutions,
please visit: www.usa.canon.com/imagePROGRAFalliance

Program Pricing and Requirements

RIT is currently accepting online requests for performing all Canon media certification. The base price per media for the 1st device is $630 plus $550 for each additional device with the same media. An additional $400 is required for each media/printer combination when the AM1 file is not provided by the paper manufacturer.

RIT requires a minimum size of either a 12” roll (iPF9400S or iPF6450) or 8.5x11” cut sheet (PRO-1000) to perform a certification. Please supply a minimum of 100 feet (or 100 sheets for the PRO-1000) of material for each printer being tested.

Pricing for imagePROGRAF certification is as follows:

Base Price Per Media (1st device) $630.00
Same Media / Additional Device 
(price for each additional device)
   $550.00
Each Media/Device pairing without a supplied AM1 file  + $400.00


As an example if testing were requested on 3 devices, and no AM1 file was provided for the PRO-1000:

 iPF9400S $630.00
iPF6450 $550.00
PRO-1000 $550.00
+ $400.00
Total $2130.00

Devices

iPF9400S

Printer Type

8-Color 60-inch Printer

Print Resolution (Up to) 2,400 x 1,200 dpi (Max)
Color Set Cyan, Photo Cyan, Magenta, Photo Magenta, Yellow, Black, Matte Black, Gray
Media Width Cut Sheet: 8" - 60"
Roll: 10" - 60"
Media Thickness Front Loading Manual Feed: 0.07 - 0.8mm (2.8 - 31.4mil)
Roll: 0.07 - 0.8mm (2.8 - 31.4mil)
Maximum Roll Print Length

59 Feet (18 meters)
* Depending on printing application and OS

Maximum Media Roll Diameter 5.9" (150mm)
       
iPF6450

Printer Type

12-Color 24-inch Printer

Print Resolution (Up to) 2,400 x 1,200 dpi (Max)
Color Set Cyan, Photo Cyan, Magenta, Photo Magenta, Yellow, Black, Matte Black, Red, Green. Blue, Gray, Photo Gray
Media Width Cut Sheet: 8" - 24"
Media Thickness Top Loading Manual Feed: 0.07 - 0.8mm (3.2 - 31.4mil)
Front Loading Manual Feed: 0.5 - 1.5mm (19.6 - 59.0mil)
Roll: 0.07 - 0.8mm (3.2 - 31.4mil)
Maximum Roll Print Length 59 Feet (18 meters)
* Depending on printing application and OS
Maximum Media Roll Diameter 5.9" (150mm)
       
PRO-1000 Printer Type 12-Color Professional Inkjet Printer
Print Resolution (Up to) 2,400 X 1200 dpi (Max)
Color Set Photo Magenta, Red, Cyan, Photo Gray, Matte Black, Photo Black, Blue, Chroma Optimizer, Gray, Yellow, Magenta, Photo Cyan
Max Sheet Size: 17" x 22" (50 sheets required per media tested)
Media Thickness Rear Tray: Maximum 0.3 mm
Manual Feed Slot: 0.1mm - 0.7mm
       
PRO-2000

Printer Type

12-Color 24-inch Printer

Print Resolution (Up to) 2,400 x 1,200 dpi (Max)
Color Set Photo Black, Matte Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Photo Cyan, Photo Magenta, Gray, Photo Gray, Red, Blue, +Chroma Optimizer
Media Width Cut Sheet: 8" - 24"
Roll: 8" - 24"
Media Thickness Roll: 0.07 - 0.8mm (2.8 - 31.5mil)
Maximum Roll Print Length

59 Feet (18 meters)
* Depending on printing application and OS

Maximum Media Roll Diameter 6.7" (170mm)
       
PRO-4000S

Printer Type

8-Color 44-inch Printer

Print Resolution (Up to) 2,400 x 1,200 dpi (Max)
Color Set Photo Black, Matte Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Photo Cyan, Photo Magenta, Gray
Media Width Cut Sheet: 8" - 44"
Roll: 8" - 44"
Media Thickness Roll: 0.07 - 0.8mm (2.8 - 31.5mil)
Maximum Roll Print Length

59 Feet (18 meters)
* Depending on printing application and OS

Maximum Media Roll Diameter 6.7" (170mm)
       

 

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