Canon iPF840

If you-re looking to achieve more with less, the iPF840 offers unparalleled accuracy for detailed CAD and technical drawings up to BO (44") size. Featuring large ink tanks, dual rollers and clever features that ease the pre-press and print process to maximise your time.

The high volume, large format print workhorse

• 44” Dual roll for maximum productivity with high capacity basket
• High capacity 330ml/700ml hot-swap ink tanks – change whilst printing
• Blistering speeds with fastest economy printing mode
• LUCIA 5-colour ink system with new magenta ink for wider colour reproduction
• Clearer quality on CAD drawings for precise detail
• High-volume continuous printing with built-in 320GB HDD
• Enhanced HP-GL/2, HP-RTL support and AutoCAD optimized driver
• Manage costs and track ROI with accounting software
• Direct Print & Share software and cloud ready


Base Specifications

5 Colour - 44"/1117.6mm

Ink Type
Dye and Pigment reactive ink: BK, MBK, C, M, Y

Maximum Print Resolution
2,400 x 1,200 dpi

Printing Speed
Plain Paper (A0 Roll):
0:42 min (Fast Economy Mode)
0:45 min (Fast Mode)
1:12 min (Standard Mode)
Coated Paper (A0 Roll):
1:12 min (Fast Mode)
2:19 min (Standard Mode)
3:37 min (High Quality Mode)

Dimensions, Weight
Main unit with printer stand, lower roll, lower rail L/R, and portable basket
1893 (W) x 1291 (D) x 1144 (H) mm
Weight: approx.189kg (roll holder included, no inks, no print heads)

Power Supply
AC 100-240V(50-60Hz)
Operation: 190W or less
Standby power consumption (At the low power mode): 5W or less
Default setting for the time to enter the Sleep mode: Approx. 5 Minutes
Power Off Standby: 0.5 W or less

Operational Environment
15 - 30°C, 10 - 80 % (Condensation free)

Acoustic Noise
Operation: 52 dB (A) or less
Standby: 35 dB (A) or less
Measured in the above conditions, based on ISO 7779
Operation: 6.8 Bels or less

Minimal Line Width

Line Accuracy
±0.1 % or less

Operation Panel Display
Display Large LCD: 160 x 128 dots; Key x 13, LED x 5
Language on operation panel: US-English, Japanese
Displayable Language on LCD:US-English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Chinese (simplified), Korean, Russian, Brazilian portuguese language, Japanese (Kanji)

Standard Memory
32GB (512MB)

Hard Disk

Printer Language
GARO (Graphic Arts language with Raster Operations), HP-GL/2, HP RTL

Hi Speed USB Type: Built-in
USB 2.0 High-Speed Full Speed (12 Mbit/sec), High Speed (480 Mbit/sec), Bulk transfer

Type Built-in:
IEEE 802.3 10base-T
IEEE 802.3u 100base-TX/Auto-Negotiation
IEEE 802.3ab 1000base-T/Auto-Negotiation
IEEE 802.3x Full Duplex
IEEE 802.3az EEE

Print Head


Canon Bubblejet on Demand

Head Configuration
6 colours integrated type (6 chips per print head x 1 print head)

Nozzle Pitch
1200 dpi x 2

Nozzle per Chip
1,200 dpi x 2 includes Non-firing nozzle detection and compensation system

Droplet Size
4 Picoliter per colour

Media Handling

Roll Paper
Roll: Two Roll, front loading, front output

Cut Sheet
Cut Sheet: Front-loading, Front Output (Manual feed using media locking lever)

Media Thickness
0.07 - 0.8 mm

Maximum outside diameter of Roll Paper
150.0 mm

Media Core Size
Internal diameter of roll core: 2" / 3"

Media Width
Roll paper 254 - 1,118 mm 
Cut sheet 203 - 1,118 mm

Minimal Printable Paper Length
203 mm 

Maximum Printable Paper Length
Roll paper 18 m (Varies according to the OS and application)
Cut sheet 1.6 m

Margins (Top, Bottoms, Sides)
Roll Paper: Top: 3 mm, Bottom: 3 mm, Side: 3 mm
Roll Paper (Borderless Printing): Top: 0 mm, Bottom: 0 mm, Side: 0 mm
Cut Sheet: Top: 3 mm, Bottom: 23 mm, Side: 3 mm

Media Width for Borderless Printing
1,030mm (JIS B0), 841mm (ISO A0), 594mm (ISO A1), 515mm (JIS B2), 42", 36", 24",17", 14", 10"