Canon imagePROGRAF iPF5100 Ink Cartridges

Compatible Canon Models:

  • iPF5100
Canon imagePROGRAF iPF5100

Canon iPF5100 Printer Review

The Canon imagePROGRAF iPF5100 is a 17-inch large-format inkjet printer designed to handle a nice assortment of document sizes without the high expense seen in many similar models. Although it's not the most versatile large-format device around considering some can print on maximum widths of up to 44 and 60 inches, the iPF5100 still makes lab-quality photo and graphic printing possible for personal users pursuing their creative passions. This is made possible with its advanced imagePROGRAF iPF5100 printer ink system, flexible media handling and easy-to-use design.

To handle typical letter-size and plain paper projects that require cut-sheet media, the device provides a generous 250-sheet input tray. The unit also handles roll-feed printing, supporting a roll with a maximum length of 59 feet and diameter of nearly 6 inches.

While its size of 39x31x13 inches may seem bulky, it is rather compact considering its large-format design. This device doesn't necessarily need to be in close proximity to a user's computer since the machine incorporates Digital Front-Access technology that enables importing images from a camera card or USB flash drive and automatically retouch them before printing. Software suites like PosterArtist and Photoshop, however, will require a user's computers to access more in-depth editing capabilities.

What will draw most buyers to this machine is its impressive output, printing graphics and color photos with a sharp maximum resolution of 2400x1200 dpi using color Canon iPF5100 printer ink. Each color detail prints with such precision due to its ability to print the imagePROGRAF iPF5100 ink at a droplet size of 4 picoliters.

The device's 12-color pigment Canon iPF5100 ink cartridge system uses the standard black, cyan, magenta and yellow colors, as well as photo cyan, photo magenta, red, green, blue, matte black, gray and photo gray supplies. This Canon iPF5100 ink cartridge system creates a broad color palette that helps reduce the graininess of photos and keep them from fading over time.

The iPF5100 is designed to consistently print images and graphics of a variety of sizes without asking buyers to pay the high price tag typically seen for large-format printers. Thanks to a sophisticated print system and its useful software and control features, this inkjet printer will allow users to easily print high-quality photos that can last for decades.