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imagePROGRAF TZ Series Brochure
imagePROGRAF TZ-30000 Spec Sheet
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The Next Standard of Engineering.
Introducing the imagePROGRAF TZ-30000 Large Format Printer: The fastest imagePROGRAF printer. Ever.
A 5-color, 36-inch aqueous inkjet model built for high productivity and efficiency for the low-end LED and high-end inkjet production CAD, engineering, government and other markets. The TZ-30000 achieves the fastest printing speed of any imagePROGRAF printer to date at up to 4-D size prints per minute. Designed with many "Canon First" technologies built in such as twin carriage motors, an integrated top stacker that utilizes an air flow system and a dual roll media system with intelligent media handling, this printer is a powerful addition to Canon's portfolio of large format printers.
The TZ delivers up to 4 D-sized prints per minute and up to 244 D-sized prints per hour via fast processing speeds with the implementation of parallel processing combined with increased carriage and cutter speeds. These new technologies allow for the 1st print out time to be is as fast as 19 seconds.
Stack up to 100 ARCH E sheets on the TZ Output Stacker. Canon's advanced airflow system helps reduce paper jams and keeps prints neatly in place. The sheets are delivered face-down for privacy and printed material can then be easily retrieved from the front of the printer saving valuable office space.
The catch basket, located in the bottom drawer of the printer, is used for all non-plain paper prints. When not in use, the basket can simply be folded into the storage drawer to save space.
The imagePROGRAF TZ printer ships standard with two media draws for maximum productivity. Load up to two (2) rolls of 36” paper or mix-and-match paper sizes and types. With the ability to handle media rolls up to 6.9" in diameter, the imagePROGRAF TZ printer can handle 650ft rolls for high production printing.
The imagePROGRAF TZ printer has many Canon First built in to make the printers as efficient and easy to use as possible.
Automatic Roll Loading
The Intelligent Media Handling feature allows the user to simply place a roll in the opened drawer and slide in the media from the front of the printer with ease. The printer automatically detects media type, width, and length, for simplified user handling.
Smart Roll Set
For continuous production printing, the smart roll set feature allows you to load a second roll of media while the device is printing from the first. Virtually no printing downtime!
Roll Paper Indicator
The Roll Paper Indicator on both media roll drawers is equipped with LED lights that displays four (4) different media levels that can warn you when media is low. Remaining media amount and media type is calculated by detecting the leading edge of the media, the roll diameter, and the media reflection rate, thickness, and width of the media.
The TZ-30000 supports the security features often required for large-scale business segments, such as finance institutions or government and military. Print with ease knowing your files are more protected with Canon’s advanced security technology:
- Secure Communication
- 802.1x Authentication
- Functionality Restrictions
- Panel Lock by Remote UI
- Role-based access control
- Front-panel access lock
- Remote UI Multilevel
- Hide IP from Panel
- Panel Access Control
- Job Storage and PIN Printing
- Secure Storage
- Self Encrypting Hard Disk
- Secure Disc Erase (Conforms to U.S. Department of Defense standard DoD5220.22-M)
- Secure File Erase*
- The following functions can be disabled in administrator mode:
- Direct USB Thumb Drive Printing
- Internet Connection
- FTP and Telnet communication protocols
- Job Log Look-up
The TZ-30000 features the high-quality 5-color TD pigment ink set. This ink was formulated to produce fine lines and sharp text on both inkjet and non-inkjet paper. Combine this pigment ink with water resistant media and a high-production printer that were typically only printed in black and white, you have the advantage of printing a high-precision drawing to a vibrant GIS and perspective drawing or poster, all with a single printer. Available in 330 ml and 700 ml ink tanks, you have the ability to purchase a combination of ink sizes based on your printing volume.
A large size 4.3" LCD touch screen has been integrated into the TZ-30000. The large and more vibrant screen displays information such as remaining ink levels. The operation guide can easily be displayed from this screen and be scanned with a smartphone to access a library of information on how to replace consumables.
The Sub-Ink Tank System allows all of the available ink in a tank to be used before having to replace it, helping eliminate any wasted ink. The empty tanks can also be replaced on-the-fly without stopping the printer. This is extremely useful during your long print jobs.
The 6-channel PF-06 Print Head is engineered to work with the printer’s high-speed carriage and high-frequency ink ejection to help facilitate fast printing. This printer boasts Canon's print head technology that lays down ink with outstanding speed and accuracy. The PF-06 print head incorporates a nozzle orifice shape to help minimize mist spray, producing clean lines and text. The high-precision, high-density print head, with a total of 15,360 nozzles, lays down 5 picoliter-size ink droplets that help produce sharp detail and excellent image quality. The result is consistently accurate 2400 x 1200 dpi output (max.) with fine lines that are accurate to ±0.10% and as thin as 0.02mm.
The TZ-30000 supports borderless printing on all roll widths and custom widths as well as three sized borderless printing for a reduction in paper trimming.
Direct USB thumb drive printing supports JPEG and PDF file formats. Simply load your files onto your USB drive, step right up to the printer and plug your USB drive into the port. The TZ-30000 supports selected page preview. When printing a multi-page PDF file from a USB, the user can select a certain page on the operation panel and display it in a preview window.
Printing jobs quickly is critical on the work site and in the office. The Wi-Fi connectivity can transfer technical drawing files and help speed up your workflow- perfect for high-volume printing. No Wi-Fi router is needed, which can provide greater freedom during installation. Wi-Fi connectivity is standard for the imagePROGRAF TZ Series printers.
A built-in 500GB hard drive within the printer can increase productivity by relieving workload from the host computer, while providing a large capacity for print job data storage and retrieval.
|Printer Type||5-Color 36-inch Printer|
|Number of Nozzles||Total: 15,360
MBK: 5,120 nozzles
C, M, Y, BK: 2,560 nozzles each
|Nozzle Pitch||1200 dpi
Non-firing nozzle detection and compensation
|Print Resolution (Up to)||2400×1200dpi (Max)|
|OS Compatibility||Windows® 7, 8.1, 10 (32/64bit)
Windows® Server 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016 (64bit)
Macintosh® OS 10.12.6 and later
|Standard Interfaces||USB 2.0 High-Speed
|Ink Droplet Size||5 picoliter|
|Ink Capacity||330ml or 700ml per color|
|Ink Types||Pigment Ink|
|Color Set||Pigment: Matte Black, Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow|
|Buffer Ram||128 GB (Virtual) 2 GB (Physical)|
|Hard Drive||500 GB|
|Media Width||Cut Sheet - 6” - 36”
Roll Feed - 6” - 36”
|Media Thickness||0.07-0.8mm (2.8-31.4mil)|
|Maximum Roll Print Length||Roll Feed - 59' (18 meters)|
|Maximum Media Roll Diameter||6.9” (175m)|
|Borderless Printing Width||All sizes|
|Paper Feed Method||Roll Feed: Two Roll, Front-loading
Cut Sheet: Front-loading
|Languages||SGRaster, HPGL/2, HP-RTL, PDF, JPEG|
|Noise Level Approx||Operation: 52 dB (A) or less
Standby: 35 dB (A) or less
Acoustic Power: 7.0 Bels or less
|Physical Dimensions||47“ x 61“ x 38“ (Main Unit + Paper output support + Top output guide)|
|Weight||approx. 456 lbs|
|Power Source||AC-100-240V (50-60Hz)|
|Power Consumption||Maximum: 157W or less
Standby 2.0W or less
Power Off: 0.3W or less (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-06)Maintenance Cartridge (MC-30)Ink Tanks (PFI-340/PFI-740)|
|Software Available||Accounting Manager, Canon Print Service, Device Management Console, Direct Print Plus, Free Layout Plus, Canon Printer Driver, Media Configuration Tool, PosterArtist Lite for Windows, Optimized Driver for AutoCAD, CPP Publisher Select, CPP Driver Select|
- All speeds measured using plain paper and fast Q5 mode. The 14 secs/ANSI D print is measured after first printout. The 244 ANSI D prints/hour is measured from when the first print begins printing and includes time taken for necessary cleaning and cutting.
- Plain Paper, Fast (Q5) mode.
- Canon products offer certain security features, yet many variables can impact the security of your devices and data. Canon does not warrant that use of its features will prevent security issues. Nothing herein should be construed as legal or regulatory advice concerning applicable laws; customers must have their own qualified counsel determine the feasibility of a solution as it relates to regulatory and statutory compliance. Some security features may impact functionality/performance; you may want to test these settings in your environment.
- Wireless printing requires a working network with wireless 802.11b/g or 802.11n capability. Wireless performance may vary based on terrain and distance between the printer and wireless network clients
- For imagePROGRAF Printer Driver. For printing from PostScript applications such as Adobe Illustrator or QuarkXpress, please use a PostScript compatible RIP package. For a list of Canon recommended RIP packages, please consult with Canon Alliance and Industry Market list of RIP vendors.
- Your server must be compatible with a webDAV enabled cloud account, including but not limited to, Google, Carbonite or Rackspace, to take advantage of the cloud functionality. Storage capacity and any pricing thereof are based on the third-party cloud provider's current offering, at its sole discretion. Your cloud account is subject to the third-party cloud provider's terms and conditions.
Batch print files and monitor the status of more than one device for extremely efficient production printing. Easily share and/or print, PDF, TIFF, JPEG, HP-GL/2 files and .cpfx PosterArtist files through the user-friendly interface. In addition, you can set-up hot folders on your desktop by clicking the Shortcut Print feature. DPP allows you to simply drag and drop files for on demand printing with improved rendering speeds that are 60% faster than Canon’s Direct Print & Share. You can even set up multiple folders, each with their own customized settings, allowing for multiple jobs to be run with ease. DPP obtains the essential information such as media width and remaining amount of media on the roll helping to streamline the printing process.
Additional features include:
- Easily collate sets
- Displays job progress
- Nest images
- Print file name, date and time on separator sheets
Have multiple Canon high volume production printers? Print to the imagePROGRAF TZ, PlotWave, or ColorWave machines all from one printer driver.
For flexible printing capabilities, the imagePROGRAF TZ Series can be printed to from CPP Publisher Select. You can manage printer status, ink and media levels and receive warnings when ink is running low or the media is empty. This software also has dual printer support, ability to view printer features all on one screen, and templates you can create for frequently used job settings.
The TZ Printer Driver allows users to print to any imagePROGRAF TZ Series device, without the need to install additional drivers for each model. This helps make it a hassle-free installation process for multiple devices within the same environment.
Accounting Manager software serves as a powerful feature that can help users accurately manage printing costs and other information that is increasingly important in today’s economic environment.
With the Accounting Manager software you can track how much ink and paper is being consumed when printing in large format jobs. Costs can be assigned to ink and paper to determine expenses based on your own "Cost of Goods". Each individual ink tank and each paper type can have its own cost associated to it. The user can also input a variable cost that will be added to the total of the print cost. The data is exportable to a .csv format for Microsoft Excel® so the data can be used for billing purposes. This feature will allow you to determine the cost of each print based on your actual cost.
Canon's included PosterArtist Lite poster creation software gives users the ability to quickly and easily create professional large format prints. Users simply follow the program's four (4) easy steps to create posters that can be used in applications such as office Presentations, Trade shows, Retail Signage, and much, much more. The PosterArtist QuickCopy* feature provides an easy solution for a CanoScan desktop scanner to be used as a copier, making letter-size flyers and documents into full-size posters with a touch of a button. PosterArtist Lite supports borderless printing with the TZ-30000, and includes a library of free templates and clip art to promote health and safety practices. Templates in 13 languages are available to assist the efficient creation of multilingual posters.
*Compatible with PosterArtist and PosterArtist Lite.
This specialized driver is compatible with a variety of AutoCAD software products and helps enable optimal printing productivity and reliability from the AutoCAD software. The module has a user-friendly interface that includes familiar features such as free layout, test printing, and 1200 dpi rendering. This module is automatically loaded when printing is attempted from AutoCAD, helping to ensure a smooth workflow with optimal printing results each time.
This is the portal to accessing all of the Canon printer software and tools.
This software allows users to continually monitor information such as the printer status and colors being used to print. It also allows printer administrators to centrally control multiple networked printers at once. This utility software displays the acquired printer information in a neat list for easy visibility. Printer administrators can be notified via email when an error or warning occurs. No more hassles to get to an installation site of a printer to check on the amount of ink remaining. Printer administrators can now simply check the amount of consumables remaining for networked printers by operating DMC software from their own personal computer. You can monitor the status of up to 50 TZ Series printers!
Manage, update and arrange media information in the operation panel and printer driver.
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You don't need to be a graphic designer to create your own posters. Canon's PosterArtist software gives you the ability to quickly and easily create professional large format prints that can be used in applications such as office presentations, posters, banners, retail signage, and much, much more.
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What's In The Box
- imagePROGRAF TZ-30000
- Top Output Stacker
- 2"/3" Core Media Spool (Adaptors Included)
- US AC Power Cable
- Tools and Screws
- Print Head PF-06
- Maintenance Cartridge (Installed)
- 5 Ink Tanks (330 ml: MBK, 160 ml: C/M/Y/BK)
- Ethernet Card (built-in)
- USB 2.0 High-speed Interface
- USB Connection Sheet
- iWR Service Terms Leaflet
- User Manual
- Quick Setup Guide
- User Software CD for Windows (Printer Driver Utilities)
- PosterArtist Lite CD
- User Registration Card
- Warranty Statement