Canon Redefines the Large Format Printer with the Versatile imagePROGRAF TM Series, New MFPs Models

MELVILLE, N.Y., September 20, 2018 – Offering
a new versatile large format printing solution, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in
digital imaging solutions, has unveiled the latest offerings from its
imagePROGRAF lineup: the TM Series. The new TM Series is designed with the
quality, speed and ease-of-use that customers have come to expect from Canon’s
imagePROGRAF devices. The TM Series is designed to offer a solution that is not
only ideal for technical documents, such as CAD drawings and GIS maps, but also
short-term outdoor posters, signage and displays with the use of Canon’s LUCIA TD
water resistant pigment ink.

Canon has engineered the TM Series to be faster than
previous five-color imagePROGRAF models when printing sets or multiple page
documents by optimizing the print sequence time, helping to increase
productivity for the end-user. This series offers wireless printing, an
intuitive touchscreen panel and quiet operation, making the imagePROGRAF TM
Series an ideal fit for retail, restaurants, and office settings as well as the
traditional architectural, engineering and construction environments.

a strong focus on ease-of-use with the addition of new software and hardware
enhancements, these new models are designed to provide users of all-types with
everything that they need to produce a variety of output. Utilizing LUCIA TD
pigment ink, the imagePROGRAF TM Series provides superb print quality and
longevity for vibrant displays and outdoor signage, especially when used with
Canon’s water resistant media – opening up new markets and applications for these printers.

company always strives to make our technology as versatile as possible to meet
the needs of all types of users, whether they are architects or artists,” said
Shinichi Yoshida, executive vice president and general manager, Business
Imaging Solutions Group, Canon U.S.A. “We are very excited to launch the
imagePROGRAF TM Series, which allows customers to use our large format printers
in ways that they may not have used them before. With these new models, Canon
has improved the productivity and usability to redefine what is possible with a
large format printer.”

imagePROGRAF TM Series offers a smaller footprint for 36-inch and 24-inch large
format aqueous inkjet printers, making it a perfect fit for CAD, retail and office
environments .1 Canon has engineered the TM Series to make it up to 60
percent quieter than previous imagePROGRAF models for less distractions in the
workplace. With many users printing on plain paper, the TM Series can produce
both precise drawings and vibrant posters on economical uncoated inkjet media. These
drawings and posters can be printed directly on the imagePROGRAF TM-305 device
with the use of a USB thumb drive, helping to simplify the basic printing

TM Series of printers also include security features, such as Secure Disk
Erase, which conforms to United States Department of Defense standards
(DoD5220.00-M), IPSec support, SSL/TLS and 802.1x authentication, which can be
critical for those users handling sensitive material.

at the same time are the Scan-to-Copy/File/Share systems the imagePROGRAF
TM-300 MFP T36 and TM-305 MFP T36 which feature an integrated 36-inch T36
scanner, all-in-one computer and SmartWorks software. These systems feature the
direct attachment of the scanner to the printer, helping to eliminate the need
for a separate stand, saving space in close quarters. The imagePROGRAF TM MFP
T36 Series provides users with an intuitive 15.6-inch color touchscreen, making
it larger than many comparable competitive models. The ability to scan to multipage .PDF is
standard and users also have
the ability to scan-to-copy and scan-to-file simultaneously with these models.

the entry-level, low volume markets, Canon is launching the imagePROGRAF TM-200
MFP L24ei and TM-300 MFP L36ei models, which feature an intuitive graphical
user interface (GUI) and reduced first copy output time from previous models to
improve productivity in customer’s large format printing operation. The Lei
systems now include expanded file support for .PDF/A file formats. The Lei
scanner is also available for the imagePROGRAF iPF770 and iPF670 models.

give users all the tools that they need, Canon has included a robust software
suite in the TM Series devices. Among the software included is Direct Print
& Share, which now offers thumbnail previews of multiple images and faster
processing speeds, and Free Layout Plus*, a new program that can be
accessed directly from Microsoft Office programs. Also included with the TM
Series models are the following:

  • PosterArtist Lite
  • PosterArtist (optional)
  • Accounting
  • AutoCAD Optimized
    Print Driver
  • Easy- PhotoPrint


With this
announcement, the following imagePROGRAF TM Series and imagePROGRAF iPF770/670
Lei models will be available to order and ship approximately October 1st:

Model                                                                          MSRP

imagePROGRAF TM-200                                            $2,495

imagePROGRAF TM-300                                            $4,495

imagePROGRAF TM-305                                            $4,995

imagePROGRAF iPF670
MFP L24ei                           $3,795

imagePROGRAF iPF770
MFP L36ei                           $5,995

imagePROGRAF TM-200
MFP L24ei                         $4,695

imagePROGRAF TM-300
MFP L36ei                         $6,995

imagePROGRAF TM-300
MFP T36                            $7,495

imagePROGRAF TM-305
MFP T36                            $7,995

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About Canon U.S.A., Inc.

Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions to the United States and to Latin America and the Caribbean markets. With approximately $36 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents granted in 2017† and is one of Fortune Magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies in 2018. Canon U.S.A. is committed to the highest level of customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 percent U.S.-based service and support for all of the products it distributes in the United States. Canon U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility. In 2014, the Canon Americas Headquarters secured LEED® Gold certification, a recognition for the design, construction, operations and maintenance of high-performance green buildings. To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A., sign up for the Company’s RSS news feed by visiting and follow us on Twitter @CanonUSA. For media inquiries, please contact

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† Based on weekly patent counts issued by United States
Patent and Trademark Office.

1 According to Canon research (May 2018)

* Available Q4 2018

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