Bring your printing in-house with the imagePROGRAF TA-20 large format printer. With uncompromising quality from the #3 patent holder in the U.S., this multipurpose 24″ desktop printer offers a cost-efficient, easy-to-use solution built to stimulate workflow and productivity for small businesses and first-time large format print users. The TA Series ships with free poster/marketing creation software and a Print Plug-in for Microsoft Office – the software tools you need to bring your business to the next level.
- Key Features
- All Features
- Ink & Media
- Drivers & Support
Number of Inks
Desktop / Free Standing
Media Roll Feed
Print More Out of the Box
The TA Series ship with 164% more ink than the comparable HP and 157% more ink than the comparable Epson.* 330 ml ink in total – over a $250 value!
Low Cost of Operation
Economy Print Mode (Fast (Q5)) allows for up to 40% less ink to be used during printing than standard mode (Q3) – helping to lower your operation costs.
Print 104 24 x 36 posters per hour1. That's 40 more posters than the HP T125 can print!*
Print Outdoor Posters
Unlike the HP DesignJet printers*, the TA Series use pigment ink to produce weather-resistant posters.
The Perfect Print
With Canon's advanced Air Feeding System, paper is kept flat during printing – helping to make consistent prints every time!
The TA Series large-format printers come equipped with several security features2 designed to help prevent leaks of confidential information:
802.1x: Helps ensure information is secure when passing over a network by providing authentication to devices attempting to connect to the network.
SSL/TLS: Allows sensitive information being sent via an internet connection to be sent securely for data being passed between two systems.
IPSec: Authenticates and encrypts data passed over IP networks.
Minimize Disruption in the Workplace
The TA is the quietest printer in this market.*
More Paper. More Printing
The TA has the ability to utilize long rolls (5.9" in diameter) and a wide variety of media.
The TA-20's small footprint is perfect for any office or desktop.
Print mobile from almost anywhere in the office or jobsite.3
The Sub-Ink Tank System lets you change empty cartridges while the printer continues to print allowing you to use virtually all of the available ink in the tank before having to replace it.
Virtually No Printing Limits
Print borderless on all media sizes – the competition can't do this!*
Poster Artist Lite
You don't need to be a graphic designer to create your own posters. Canon's PosterArtist Lite 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.
Free Layout Plus
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.
Accounting Manager software serves as a powerful feature that can help users accurately manage their printing costs.
Canon Print Inkjet/SELPHY
This is a mobile printing app that enables printing from both iOS and Android devices. You can print large format posters or PDFs straight from your fingertips.
Direct Print & Share
Sharing ideas has never been easier with Canon's Direct Print & Share software.4 Direct Print & Share is a cloud portal and batch printing solution that helps you to expand your printing workflow. This software allows you to upload documents to your cloud account using any webDAV compliant cloud service, and print the uploaded documents from almost anywhere. The Shortcut Print feature allows you to drag and drop into a folder and the files will start printing automatically.
Media Configuration Tool
Manage, update and arrange media information in the operation panel and printer driver.
Device Management Console
This software allows users to continually monitor information such as the printer status and colours being used to print.
AutoCad® Optimized Printer Driver
AutoCAD software products help enable optimal printing productivity and reliability from the AutoCAD software.
- Printer Type
- 5-Colour 24-inch Printer
- Number of Nozzles
- Total: 15,360
MBK: 5,120 nozzles
C, M, Y, BK, MBK: 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 X v10.10.5-v10.12x
- Standard Interfaces
- USB 2.0 High-Speed
Wireless LAN (IEEE 802.11 b/g/n)
- Ink Droplet Size
- Minimum 5 picoliter
- Ink Capacity
- 55 ml per colour
- Ink Type
- Pigment Ink
- Colour Set
- Pigment: Matte Black, Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow
- Buffer Ram
- 2 GB (Physical)
- Media Width
- Cut Sheet: 8" - 17"
Roll Feed: 8" - 24"
- Media Thickness
- 0.07 - 0.8mm
- Maximum Media Roll Diameter
- 59" (150mm)
- Borderless Printing Width (Roll Media Only)
- 8" - 24"
- Paper Feed Method
- Roll Feed: One Roll, Top-loading, Front Output
Cut Sheet: Top-loading, Front Output
- SGRaster, HPGL/2, HP-RTL, JPEG
- Noise Level Approx.
- Operation: 42 dB (A)
Standby: 35 dB (A) or less
Acoustic Power: 5.8 Bels
- Physical Dimensions
- 18" x 39" x 30" (H x W x D)
- Approx. 82 lbs (roll holder included, no inks, no print heads)
- Power Source
- AC 100-240V (50-60Hz)
- Power Consumption
- Maximum: 52W or less
Standby: 3.6W 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-31)
Ink Tanks (PFI-030)
Cutter Blade (CT-08)
- Installation Space
- 53.5" (H) x 54.4" (W) x 65.75" (D) (with printer stand and basket)
29.1" (H) x 54.4" (W) x 60.9" (D) (printer only)
- Software Included
- TA Unified Printer Driver, Accounting Manager, Apple AirPrint, Canon Print Service, Device Management Console, Direct Print & Share, Free Layout Tool, Free Layout Plus, imagePROGRAF Printer Driver for Windows®/Mac®, Media Configuration Tool, Optimized Driver for AutoCAD, Canon PRINT Inkjet Selphy, Easy Photo Print Editor
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
Find and download the latest drivers and software for your imagePROGRAF large format printer.Learn More
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*Based on information from HP.com and Epson.com as of August 2019.
1 Plain Paper, Fast (Q5) mode.
2 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.
3 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.
4 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.
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