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Canon iPF5100
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Canon iPF5100

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Printer Type
12-Color 17-inch Printer
Number of Nozzles
Total: 30,720 All colors: 2,560 nozzles each
Nozzle Pitch
1,200 dpi
Nozzle Recovery System
Non-firing nozzle detection and compensation
Print Resolution (Up to)
2,400 x 1,200 dpi (Max)
OS Compatibility
Windows XP/Server 2003/Server 2008/Vista/7 (32/64bit), Macintosh OSX 10.3.9-10.6 (32 bit), OS X 10.5-10.6 (64 bit)
Standard Interfaces
USB 2.0 High-Speed 10/100 Base-T/TX Optional: IEEE 1394 (Firewire®)
Ink Droplet Size
4 picoliter
Ink Droplet Size
LUCIA ink (Pigment-based)
Ink Capacity
130ml per color 2
Color Set
Cyan, Photo Cyan, Magenta, Photo Magenta, Yellow, Black, Matte Black, Red, Green. Blue, Gray, Photo Gray
Buffer Ram
192 MB
Hard Drive
Media Width
Cut Sheet, Roll and Cassette: 8" - 17"
Media Thickness
Top Loading Manual Feed: 0.08 - 0.8mm (3.2 - 31.4mil) Front Loading Manual Feed: 0.5 - 1.5mm (19.6 - 59.0mil) Roll: 0.08 - 0.8mm (3.2 - 31.4mil) Cassette: 0.08 - 0.3mm (3.2 - 11.8mil)
Maximum Roll Print Length
59 Feet (19 meters) 3
Maximum Media Roll Diameter
5.9" (150mm)
Borderless Printing Width
10" (254 mm), B4 (257 mm), A3+ (329 mm), 14" (356 mm), 16" (407 mm), A2 (420 mm), A2+/17" (432 mm)
Paper Feed Method
Roll Feed: One Roll, front output Top Loading Manual Feed: One sheet, front output Front Loading Manual Feed: One sheet, front output Cassette: Up to 250 Sheets (Letter, Plain Paper), front output
GARO (Canon Proprietary)
Noise Level Approx
Operation: 51 dB or less Standby: 35 dB or less
Physical Dimensions
13.5" (H) x 39.3" (W) x 31.9" (D)
Approximately 117 lbs
Power Source
AC-100-120V (50-60Hz)
Power Consumption
Maximum: 100W or less Standby 6W or less Power Off: Less than 1W (Compliant with Executive Order)
Operating Environment
Temperature: 59°-86° F (15°-30° C) Relative Humidity: 10-80% (No Condensation)
User-replaceable items
Print Head (PF-03), Maintenance Cartridge (MC-05), Ink Tank (PFI-101/PFI-103)
Software Included
Canon Printer Driver, Print Plug-in for Adobe Photoshop, Print Plug-in for Digital Photo Professional, Digital Photo Front-Access, Printer Driver Extra Kit (Free Layout, imageRUNNER Linking Function)
Release Date
First seen
7 June 2007