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Canon imagePROGRAF iPF6300

Canon imagePROGRAF iPF6300
alaScore 82

5 reviews

May, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 reviews of Canon imagePROGRAF iPF6300. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Canon imagePROGRAF iPF6300 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : PhotographyBLOG (

Canon iPF6300


With updates from Epson and HP in the large format printer lines, it's not surprising that Canon has come out with updates to their ImagePROGRAF line of printers in the 24" and 44" sizes. The 44" 8300, and 24" 6300 and 6350 (the later includes a hard...

Nov, 2010

Expert review by : daniel m. east (

Canon imagePROGRAF IPF6300


Canon’s imagePROGRAF series not only raises the bar for quality and performance, it also places new hurdles in the track of its competitors.

Gradients; color accuracy/density; grayscale; quieter

Proper density requires calibration

Canon reports reduced ink consumption from the 12 color tanks, while still producing a broader color range and a 4-picoliter drop size at up to 2400×1200 resolution. The iPF6300 tracks output and costs per page and also supports all major RIP formats....

Nov, 2011

Expert review by : D-Photo (

Canon IPF6300 Printer – Review


It's fair to say that a true production model A1 inkjet printer costing the thick end of six grand isn't top of the hit list for many photographers. But for those looking to either exhibit or sell their output while maintaining complete control over...

Stunning detail, colour and image size ; Surprisingly affordable ; Comprehensive and useful software suite

Not for dabblers

Odd as it may sound, then, the iPF6300 is a bargain. Sure, $5999 is a lot of money, but these things are relative. This is a full professional-level piece of equipment, and those looking to produce gallery-quality prints on a vast scale should have a...

Sep, 2010

Expert review by : Trevern Dawes (

Canon imagePROGRAF iPF6300


A reformulated Lucia inkset and new print heads give Canon’s new 24-inch format inkjet printer the potential for formidable imaging performance. Report by Trevern Dawes.

Product Specifications


Certification:UL, FCC / UL, FCC B
Energy Star certified: Yes



Energy Management

Power consumption (off):1
Power consumption (PowerSave):1
Power consumption (standby):6 / 7
Power consumption (typical):100
Power Requirements:100 - 240V / AC 100 - 240V, 50/60Hz
Power supply type:AC


Stand-by LED: Yes

Media Formats

ANSI paper sizes:8.5 x 11", 8.5 x 14", 11 x 17", 13 x 19", 17 x 22", 22 x 34"
Architectural sizes:9 x 12", 12 x 18", 18 x 24", 24 x 36"
ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A0, A1 / A1, A2, A3, A4
ISO B-series sizes (B0...B9):B0, B2 / B2
ISO C-series sizes (C0...C9):C2
JIS B-series sizes (B0...B9):B2, B3, B4
Maximum media length (imperial):59
Maximum roll length:708.7
Standard media sizes:10", 14", 16", 24", A2+, A3+.

Media Types

Art paper: Yes
Coated paper: Yes
Flame-resistant cloth: Yes
Glossy paper: Yes
High resolution paper: Yes
Opaque film: Yes
Opaque paper: Yes
Photo paper: Yes
Proofing paper: Yes
Scrim banner: Yes
Vinyl media: Yes


Buffer Size:384000


Cabling technology:10/100/1000-Base-T(X) / 10/100/1000Base-T/TX
Network ready: Yes
Networking features:Gigabit Ethernet
Supported network protocols:HTTP, TCP/IP, IPv4/IPv6, SNMP, IPX/SPX / IPX/SPX, SNMP HTTP, TCP/IP (IPv4/IPv6), AppleTalk

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 80
Operating relative humidity range:10 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):15 - 30
Operating temperature range (T-T):15 - 30

Other Features

Compatible ink types, supplies:BK, MBK, C, M, Y, PC, PM, GY, PGY, R, G, B
Optional connectivity:Ethernet, USB 2.0

Packaging Content

Drivers included: Yes

Paper Handling

Cut sheets: Yes
ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A1, A2
ISO B-series sizes (B0...B9):B2, B4
Maximum media width:8" - 24" / 8” – 24”
Maximum print area:A0 (841 x 1189 mm) / A1 (594 x 841 mm)
Maximum print size:A0 (841 x 1189 mm) / A1 (594 x 841 mm)
Media thickness:0.00276 - 0.0315 / 0.07 - 1.5
Roll external diameter:5.91
Roll paper: Yes
Standard tray media types:Roll


Drive device, buffer size:384
Hard Drive Capacity:160
Maximum internal memory:384
Maximum memory:384

Ports & interfaces

Interface:USB 2.0 / USB 2.0 High-Speed, 10/100/1000Base-T/TX / USB 2.0, 1 Gigabit Ethernet / USB 2.0, RJ-45
Optional connectivity:Ethernet, USB 2.0
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Power consumption (off):1
Power consumption (PowerSave):1
Power consumption (standby):6 / 7
Power consumption (typical):100
Power Requirements:100 - 240V
Power supply type:AC

Print Quality

Color: Yes
Drivers included: Yes
Ink drop:4 pl
Maximum Resolution:2400 x 1200
Printing colors:Black, Cyan, Grey, Magenta, Pigment cyan, Pigment magenta, Pigment matte black, Yellow

Print Technology

Color: Yes
Number of print cartridges:12 / 8
Print head:PF-05
Print head nozzles:2560 / 30720
Standard printer languages:GARO


Print speed (best quality):44 sqf/h
Print speed (normal quality):2400 x 1200
Resolution color:2400 x 1200


Bundled software:PosterArtist Lite, Accounting Manager, Print Plug-in for Adobe Photoshop, Print Plug-in for Digital Photo Professional, Print Plug-in for Microsoft Office, Digital Photo Front-Access, Printer Driver Extra Kit (Free Layout, imageRUNNER Linking Function)
Drivers included: Yes

Sound Emission

Noise Level:47
Print noise level:47
Printing noise level:47
Standby acoustic emission:35

System Requirements

Compatible operating systems:Windows 2000/XP/Server 2003/Server 2008/Vista/7\nMac X 10.3.9-10.6
Mac compatibility: Yes

Technical Details

Bundled software:Canon Printer Driver, Print Plug-in - Adobe Photoshop. Print Plug-in - Digital Photo Professional, PosterArtist Lite (PC Only), Digital Photo Front-Access, Printer Driver Extra Kit (Free Layout, Color imageRUNNER Enlargement Copy, Advanced Preview), Print Plug-in - Microsoft Word/Excel/PowerPoint (PC only), Accounting Manager.
Interface:USB 2.0
Maximum roll length:708.7
Networking features:Gigabit Ethernet
Power Requirements:100-120V, 50/60Hz
Power supply:100
Power supply type:AC
Print noise level:47
Print technology:Inkjet
Roll external diameter:5.91

Weight & Dimensions

Dimensions (WxDxH):46.3 x 34.3 x 39 / 46.4 x 34.3 x 39.1
Weight:145.9 / 2328.1 / 2336