Canon PIXMA PRO-100 Color Professional Inkjet Photo Printer
6 March 2015
Excerpt: The key to the PIXMA PRO-100's high performance is the Optimum Image Generating System. Canon has developed this technology to analyze each and every photograph through a range of factors like grain, tone gradation, black density and color hue to reproduce the truest image based on the photographic...
Conclusion: In general, stepping up from a home/consumer photo printer to one that is capable of doing justice to true photography is a large and expensive leap. The paradox is, while the Pro-100 is considerably more expensive than a consumer model, it’s actually affordable for a wide-format prosumer printer...
Pros: Excellent colour and mono prints, Relatively fast, Substantial build quality, Competitive price, The accurate yet punchy print quality in colour and black and white images, coupled with the excellent build and decent printing speed, are great assets to the printer.
Cons: Uninspiring quality on matt media, Comparatively high cost of ink, Dye-based inks less resilient, Prints on matt paper don't stand up to the same scrutiny as those on glossy photo paper, plus the slightly higher cost of ink compared to the Canon Pixma Pro-1 is also disappointing.