Canon Australia has announced the PIXMA PRO-200 professional photo desktop printer, a successor to the highly-regarded the PIXMA PRO-100. The problem is that people buy larger printers and expect them to work as cheap ones in his respect. When you first select the PRO-300 driver, the printer is interrogated as to what media it supports. At last, heavy art papers at A4 become usable. As usual – the sort of error I only had when first using the printer. Print speed may vary depending on system configuration, interface, software, document complexity, print mode, page coverage, type of paper used etc. See the printer specs for more, but I did time a few prints from when the printer first started printing to when the paper was ejected. Do you know if Canon, Adorama, or B&H provide in-home service and repairs? At 639 x 379 x 200 mm it’s also slightly smaller than the older PRO-10/10S (689 x 385 x 215 mm), The screen is a welcome addition, especially for those of us who might not have the printer situated right next to their computer. For some images I’ll use perceptual rendering, but it depends on the image and the paper. I build profiles with i1Profiler, from X-Rite. I just purchased my Pro-300. The Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-300 is a high quality A3+ photo printer, with a 13-inch printing width, designed to deliver fabulous looking output on both glossy and matte media. The 300 fixes most of my complaints about the PRO-10 but is still broadly similar. Hi Keith – thanks for the early review. Of course, the idea of just taking a photo from a camera (directly or via the phone) and printing it, is not one I’m comfortable with…  25 years of Photoshop use to fight against ;-)  As ever YMMV. At 639 x 379 x 200 mm it’s also slightly smaller than the older PRO-10/10S (689 x 385 x 215 mm), The screen is a welcome addition, especially for those of us who might not have the printer situated right next to their computer. I’m just going to use an iPhone SE to control an EOS RP and take a photo using the Canon control app. I’ve not investigated this in detail but note it, just in case your prints from Photoshop/Lightroom suddenly look slightly different when using the Canon software. It’s caught me out before, so I always check. It has a 3″ colour LCD display (not touch screen) and two paper feed paths, one from the top (multi-sheet) and one at the rear for heavier art papers (single sheet). I live in Hong Kong, where the pro-500 is sold. The latest version of the software might well change that. 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It weighs just over 14kg (~31 lbs) a noticeable reduction from the ~20kg of the PRO-10S. When printing from Photoshop, I don’t need a profile. Take care too over handling the paper on its way out. WiFi has to contend with other people in the house and lots of nearby networks, so I generally don’t use it. The printer has a lot of standard media sizes. I’ve related articles that may be of interest. Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-300 The imagePROGRAF PRO-300 is very similar to the PRO-1000 introduced a few years ago in terms of design and print head technology. http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/we-never-recommend-best-products/, It also covers why you should perhaps be suitably wary of any review that does ;-). Some include QR codes linking to on-line manuals. Print quality at Standard and Highest print settings are very good. Introducing the Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-1000. here it is whilst I was printing an ICC profiling target. Hi Keith. Le migliori offerte per Stampante Canon Pro 1000 in Stampanti sul primo comparatore italiano. This is tricky to feed, but worked just fine – you may want to leave such papers a while to lose some of their curl. Thanks – I’d only note that I have a P700 on its way here for next week ;-) Print quality is excellent for all the media I checked – I can’t say it’s much better than before, since that would imply that there was something wrong with older printers such as the PRO-10S and PRO-1, which there wasn’t. Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-1000. If the option for borderless isn’t there, you’ll need to pick a different media setting and see how it works. Just a reminder: the cleaning cycles utilized by the 1000 are thought to be necessary because of the pigment inks that it employs. You can run this any time. Ink droplets can be placed with a pitch of 1/4800 inch at minimum. 13" wide photo quality inkjet printer DYE BASED INKS Print 4" x 6" up to 13" x 26" banners Borderless sizes limited to those set by the factory Maximum paper length is 26.61”. Price-no-object, which is the better printer for matte prints between the Pro-300 and Pro-1000? Read the full review. Note the space needed at the back for A3+ (13″ x 19″). There are clear guides via the printer screen or manual. Chi cerca, Trovaprezzi! Obviously once the printers are connected to a LAN with an Ethernet cable they are addressable by any device connected to the LAN - wired or wireless - it would be weird if they would not be. Because the ink is way for affordable for the Pro 300 than the 1000, it appeals to me as someone who would be just getting into printing. I guess it’s a toss up between the Epson P700 and the Canon Pro 300 now. At first sight it was an ‘Oh no, not again’…, However, this time I really could go  ‘I don’t care just print it!’. Reading about the new printers is a nice way to do some virtual window shopping. Then I’ll use the Canon Print app to print a borderless A4 print. Tutte le informazioni che cerchi in un unico sito di fiducia. It sits similar to where the PRO-10 currently sits, at a slightly higher level due to its imagePROGRAF PRO status. Of course this depends on the manufacturer having a printer and doing the work for making the file, so don’t be surprised if you don’t find them right away. I’ll take a photo of the ink carts with the RP. I specified a custom page size in both my normal Photoshop print dialog and in the Canon software. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. The Canon Professional Print and Layout software can work stand-alone or (as I did) as a plugin application for Photoshop. 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One change that PRO-10 users will notice is that Canon’s insistence on certain fixed margin sizes for some papers is a thing of the past. Distinguished by a bold red line. The printer has the capacity for up to 35. This is a slightly smaller 13-inch printer compared to the 17-inch PRO-1000, and can produce standard print sizes up to 13×19-inches, including borderless prints and a 13×39-inch panorama. This happens, so practice with cheaper paper! The problem is that it offers a simplified interface, and has over the years been a common source of ‘where have my printer settings gone’ queries on forums. The Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-300 is a high-quality, professional A3+ photo printer with a space-saving design. I have no business relationship with Canon other than using their cameras for my work as a professional photographer. It’s linked to camera/lens info – it may work, but I don’t like ‘black box’ adjustments of this sort (YMMV). kofiwidget2.init('Buy Keith a Coffee? Benvenuto nel Canon Store! My one ongoing issue with the CO approach, is that there is (still) no option to just apply it (only) to the whole printed image area. That’s good, but I would normally take time to read it first…. After I’d finished the review and the printer was announced, I was able to update software that now included the PRO-300 and do a few tests. There is an option (‘overall’) to apply the CO to the whole page but this does tend to eat up the CO ‘ink’ rather quickly. ', '#46b798', 'S6S5ADQH');kofiwidget2.draw(); All the latest articles/reviews and photo news items appear on Keith's Photo blog. The 300 is an updated PRO-10, very good, but not in the same league as the PRO-1000. There are quite a few guides available from the printer screen. As to your other question – there are some good deals on the 1000 in some parts of the world and personally I’d spend a bit more. Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-300 (left) and imagePROGRAF PRO-1000 (right) printers are designed to make big prints in a small space. It’s the same feature that I’ve looked at in the PRO-10, PRO-1000 and PRO-2000. Order your printer from Adorama | B&H. Thank you for the excellent review. For Ethernet and WiFi, the printer was able to find all the relevant info and set itself up. Then, the 10 ink carts are fitted. The Printing software finds the PRO-300 and Karen’s office printer. It wasn’t available when I was testing, but I managed to get most things working just fine. Detailed review of the Epson SC-P700 13" (A3+) pigment ink printer with sheet feed and roll paper holder. WiFi and USB. There’s also a discussion of using the MCT in my Canon PRO-1000 review. After black, the next to go was grey and then the (clear) CO cartridge. Sort: Clear All. By the way thanks for all the advice on trying to save my R3000, Yes, although they are marked with ‘starter’ on them – I believe they contain a bit more ink to allow for priming. Their main rivals, Canon and HP, haven’t been as visible as Epson, despite making some very solid devices. The full specs are at the foot of this article, but it’s a 13″ width A3+ printer with 10 ink channels. This has a real effect on print quality, so don’t be stingy and skip the process! Photo print speed is based on the default setting using ISO/JIS-SCID N2 on Photo Paper Plus Glossy II and does not take into account data processing time on host computer. Printing can use Canon software, which at the time I didn’t have for this printer. I’ve used the printer this way for years now…with very few problems. You only feed it in as far as the marks shown. Obviously the page width is limited by the size of the printer, but why can't you print a 500 inch long image if you want? If you’re interested in black and white printing with the PRO-300 I’ve written up another article addressing it in much more detail than here. Perhaps as a result of this, I did detect a very slight tendency towards bronzing in the mid-tones on some lustre finish papers. Here’s a Canon photo comparing it with the PRO-1000, PRO-1000 and PRO-300 compared – note lack of red ‘Go Faster’ stripe for the 300 ;-). The printer has a wide range of media types pre-installed. If you’ve just got a PRO-300 then I’ve written a longer and more detailed guide to PRO-300 setup to keep the length of this review down a bit. 11x14 not on that list. The PRO-300 here had 25 initially installed. I’m always in two minds about the ‘lots of ink wasted’ comments about the PRO-1000. The printer has its own web page which is good for going through various settings and options. The wireless options are useful, but unfortunately not being able to use the wired interface at the same time is irksome. 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