The GP Series are the world’s first large format printer with aqueous pigment Fluorescent Pink ink*. The 44″ GP-4000 is a 10-colour (R, O, G, V, PBK, MBK, C, M, Y, GY) plus Fluorescent Pink ink large format printer. Equipped with Canon’s unique Radiant Infusion which layers the newly developed Fluorescent Pink ink with other inks on the paper surface during printing creating bright and soft colour reproduction. With the new Red, Orange, Green, Violet and Fluorescent Pink inks, the imagePROGRAF GP-4000 printer has the largest colour gamut of any imagePROGRAF printer to date.
Other features include built in colour calibration, Intelligent Media Handling, and USB Thumb Drive printing. These imagePROGRAF GP Series printers are the world’s first “PANTONE Calibrated” Pantone licensed1 for “PANTONE PASTELS & NEONS GUIDE Coated”2, which includes fluorescent and pastel colours. Can hit 99% of the colours in the PANTONE™ FORMULA GUIDE solid coated.
Bundled with Canon’s poster creation software PosterArtist Lite, users are able to create posters in four easy steps with license-free images and templates. The Radiant Infusion technology is integrated into PosterArtist Lite software to allow users to create high impact posters easily. Additional software features include Professional Print & Layout, Accounting Manager and Device Management Console. This printer is ideal for supporting in-house production of large format prints with increased appeal and visibility in various industries such as retail, print for pay, entertainment industries, design offices and advertising agencies.
- Key Features
- All Features
- Ink & Media
- Drivers & Support
Number of Inks
10 + 1
160 ml / 330 ml / 700 ml
Media Roll Feed
Pigment Ink Plus Fluorescent Pink Ink
10 Colour Pigment Ink Plus Fluorescent Pink Ink
The GP-4000 is a 10-colour (R, O, G, V, PBK, MBK, C, M, Y, GY) plus Fluorescent Pink ink large format printer. The new Fluorescent Pink ink allows the reproduction of graphic posters and signage, expanding the colour gamut for designers to replicate the exact colours for their business needs and branding. Canon's unique Radiant Infusion which layers the newly developed Fluorescent Pink ink with other inks on the paper surface during printing creating bright and soft colour reproduction. Available in 160 ml, 330 ml or 700 ml ink tanks. 3,630 ml of ink ships standard with the GP-4000.
The imagePROGRAF GP Series has obtained the world’s first “PANTONE Calibrated license for the PANTONE PASTELS & NEONS GUIDE coated” hitting 97% of the colours in this guide. These models also achieve 99% coverage of “PANTONE FORMULA GUIDE Solid Coated” which is used in a wide range of applications such as printing and design.
The built-in Coluor Calibration function uses a multisensor to read colour density and automatically calibrate the printer, so that the last print looks the same as the first.
Intelligent Media Loading
The GP-4000 printer can load and recognize paper without the need for human intervention. Simply set the roll holder in the printer and let the media automatically feed into the printer. The built-in multi-sensor automatically detects the width, length, and type of the media.
Optional MultiFunction Roll
The optional Multifunction Roll System, which also utilizes Canon's new intelligent media handling, is a versatile media handling solution system that enables either a second roll of media to be loaded on the printer, or the unit can be configured as a bi-directional media Take-up unit.
Dual-Roll Feeding: The dual-roll feeding mechanism enables users to load a second roll of a different media type and size so that users can simultaneously switch from printing on matte to gloss paper without pausing their work to reload. Additionally, the second roll can be used to support high-volume printing be enabling two rolls of the same media to be fed to the printer.
Bi-Directional Rewinding: The Multifunction Roll System may also be configured by the operator as a take-up unit to rewind longer printouts. The user can choose to rewind media with the printed surface on the outside or the inside of the roll, thereby supporting “bi-directional rewinding”.
The GP-4000 features a 4.3" color touchscreen operation panel making it easy to view printer information as well as perform simple operations.
Print From USB Thumb Drive
PDF and JPEG files can be directly printed on the imagePROGRAF GP-4000 from a USB thumb drive. Simply input the thumb drive into the USB port on the printer, preview the image on the operation panel, and print! Fast and easy printing without the use of a computer.
500 GB Hard Drive
A built-in 500 GB 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.
Stay Connected. Wi-Fi connectivity is standard with the GP Series printers.
Sub-Ink Tank System
The Sub-Ink Tank System allows virtually all of the available ink in a tank to be used before having to replace it, helping to eliminate 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.
Developed with advanced security features, including support of secure PIN printing to protect data and the ability to disable printing, increasing administrative control of end-user printing.
PF-10 Print Head
The PF-10, a 1.28”-wide print head with 18,432 nozzles equipped with anti-clogging FINE technology, generates fast print speeds while reducing the possibility of clogging. Ink ejection conditions are precisely checked by 27 sensors, and if a clog is detected, another nozzle will provide back-up. Having only one print head means a more compact printer that achieves faster print speeds while maintaining high print quality.
Device Management Console
The Device Management Console software, ideal for fleet management, lets you perform colour calibrations remotely. This software lets you monitor the printer status of up to 50 units from any location in the world, be notified via email when an error has occurred, or check the amount of ink left in the printers without ever having to leave the comfort of your desk.
The GP Unified Printer Driver
The GP Unified Printer Driver allows users to print to any imagePROGRAF GP 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.
The Windows® driver and Macintosh® driver incorporate simplified page setup options, one-touch borderless printing, expanded colour settings, and much more into a printer driver that is intuitive and easy-to-operate while still giving even the most advanced users the tools needed to help stay productive.
Direct Print Plus (PC only) (DPP)
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
Professional Print & Layout
Creating large format prints is now easier with Professional Print & Layout for imagePROGRAF large format printers. This software offers features that streamline your printing workflow. Compatible with Canon Digital Photo Professional® software, Adobe Photoshop® software, and Adobe Lightroom® software, Professional Print & Layout offers versatility never before seen with Canon Large Format printing.
• Create and save custom layouts
• Nesting of images
• Import multiple images and make batch edits that apply to all
• Create “Favorites” settings
• Crop images
Free Layout Plus (PC Only)
Nest, tile and create custom layouts before printing your files with this print utility. Use the plug-in feature to print directly from Microsoft Office programs.
Media Configuration Tool
Recognizing the expanding array of media options for large format printers and to further improve the versatility of these new imagePROGRAF models, Canon has developed a Media Configuration Tool, which allows customers to not only utilize Canon-branded media, but provides the ability to make adjustments to printer settings to enhance the precision and quality of output achieved with third party media.
Settings that can be configured using media parameter adjustment features include:
• Media weight and thickness
• Ink drying
• Automatic cutting settings
• Borderless printing
• Paper feed amount
• Print-head height
• Vacuum strength
• Maximum ink usage
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.
PosterArtist Lite (PC Only)
Canon's included PosterArtist Lite poster creation software gives users the ability to quickly and easily create professional large format prints and now supports the creation of multilingual posters and tiling! 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. The Radiant Infusion technology is integrated into PosterArtist Lite software to allow users to create high impact posters easily. * Compatible with PosterArtist and PosterArtist Lite
The newest edition of PosterArtist includes an abundance of new content options that make poster designing and printing more dynamic than ever before. For this software edition Canon has partnered with third party photo stock companies to expand the available options to include thousands of high resolution, ready to use images. The array of poster templates highlights the Fluorescent Pink ink.
imagePROGRAF Printer Driver6
This Windows® and Macintosh® drivers incorporate simplified page setup options, one-touch borderless printing, expanded colour settings, and much more into a printer driver that is intuitive and easy-to-operate while still giving even the most advanced users the tools needed to stay productive.
The Real Preview feature lets users ensure that the print setting and the layout on the roll paper is correct by providing real time preview, allowing users to change the print setting even after clicking on "print." The Free Layout feature enables nesting and custom layouts of images or files of nearly any type (available for both Windows and Mac driver).
Quick Utility Toolbox
Quick Utility Toolbox is a portal to where all of the Canon printer software and tools can be accessed.
- Printer Type
- 10-colour pigment ink plus Fluorescent Pink Ink
- Number of Nozzles
- Total: 18,432
All colours: 1,536 nozzles
- Nozzle Pitch
- 600 dpi x 2
Non-firing nozzle detection and compensation
- Print Resolution (Up to)
- 2400×1200dpi (Max)
- OS Compatibility
- 32bit: Windows® (Vista/7/8, 8.1/10)
64bit: Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10
Windows Server 2008R2 , Windows Server 2012/2012R2
Windows Server 2016 , Windows Server 2019"
Mac (OS X 10.10.5～OS10.11), (OS 10.12～macOS 10.14)
- Standard Interfaces
- USB 2.0 High-Speed
Wireless LAN (IEEE 802.11 b/g/n)
- Ink Droplet Size
- minimum 4 picoliter
- Ink Capacity
- 160ml, 330ml, or 700ml per colour
- Ink Type
- 10 Pigment colour based plus Fluorescent Pink Ink
- Colour Set
- Fluorescent Pink, Red, Orange, Green, Violet, Photo Black, Matte Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, and Grey
- Hard Drive
- 500 GB
- Media Width
- Cut Sheet - 6"- 24"
Roll Feed - 6" - 24"
- Media Thickness
- Roll: 0.07 - 0.8 mm (2.8 - 31.5mil)
- Maximum Roll Print Length
- Roll Feed - 59' (18 meters)**
- Maximum Media Roll Diameter
- 6.7" (170mm)
- Borderless Printing Width
- All Sizes
- Paper Feed Method
- Roll Feed: One Roll, Front-loading, Front Output
Manual Feed: Front-loading, Front Output
- Swift Graphic Raster (SGRaster)
- Noise Level Approx.
- Operation: 48 dB (A) or less
Accoustic Power: 6.5 Bels or less
- Physical Dimensions
- 46" (H) x 44" (W) x 39" (D)
- approx. 225 lbs (roll holder included, no inks, no print heads)
- Power Source
- AC 100-240V（50-60Hz）
- Power Consumption
- Maximum: 84 W or less
Standby 2.0 W or less
Power Off: 0.3 W or less
- Operating Environment
- Temperature: 59 - 86°F
Relative Humidity: 10-80% (No Condensation)
- User-replaceable items
- Print Head (PF-10)
Maintenance Cartridge (MC-30)
Ink Tanks (PFI-2100/PFI-2300/PFI-2700)
160 ml, 330 ml, 700 ml
- Software Included
- Professional Print & Layout, Quick Utility Toolbox, Accounting Manager, Device Management Console, Media Configuration Tool, PosterArtist Lite (PC only), PosterArtist (Available for purchase, PC only), Printer Driver Extra Kit (Free Layout and Advanced Preview), Direct Print Plus (PC only), Free Layout Plus (PC only)
Canon Genuine Inks
Canon genuine inks are developed to optimize the performance of the imagePROGRAF lineup. Expertly engineered, they provide top performance, reliability, and optimum output. Lucia EX and Lucia pigment inks were designed to produce images with accurate colour reproduction, smooth gradations, and sharp details. Reactive inks have been formulated to print highly accurate and detailed AEC/CAD/GIS documents, enabling colour output with clear fine lines and details, and increased print durability.
Large Format Media
Canon media is designed to showcase the precision, quality, and consistency of the imagePROGRAF large format printer lineup. Whether it’s high-quality gallery-ready artwork or everyday printing, Canon offers over 50 types of media to choose from to fit your quality, productivity, and budget requirements.
Drivers & Downloads
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*In major aqueous pigment large-format inkjet printer manufactures (excluding sublimation transfer systems). As of 09/27/2021, (Canon research)
1As of September 27, 2021, according to professional services performed by Pantone under License Agreement between Canon, Inc. and Pantone LLC.
2PANTONE PASTELS & NEONS GUIDE Coated color gamut coverage rate is 97% for GP-4000/2000 when using Photo Paper Pro Platinum with imagePROGRAF printer driver at [Poster/Photo (Fluorescent)] [Highest] (600dpi).
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