Large Format Printers

Canon imagePROGRAF TX-3100



  • High-volume production

    Faster print, with no interruptions for replacing ink and automatic media switching with dual roll option.

  • Robust security

    Features upgraded to the market standard.

  • Supreme print quality

    Fine line accuracy and vibrant colour.

  • Weather resistance

    Full pigment LUCIA TD ink, with water resistant media option.

  • Smart roll handling

    Simple set up with improved accuracy of media type detection.

  • Custom-size output

    Free-size borderless printing.

  • Powerful software

    PosterArtist Lite allows effortless poster creation, while Direct Print Plus delivers a simple workflow solution.

Specifications in detail

Printer Technology

  • Printer Type
    5 Colour 36"
  • Print Technology
    Canon Bubblejet on Demand 6 colours integrated type (6 chips per print head x 1 print head)
  • Print Resolution
    2,400 x 1,200 dpi
  • Number of Nozzles
    Total : 15,360 nozzles MBK : 5,120 nozzles BK, C, M, Y : 2,560 nozzles each
  • Line Accuracy
    ±0.1% or less
    User adjustments necessary. Printing environment and media must match those used for the adjustments.
    CAD paper required: Plain paper, CAD tracing paper, coated paper, CAD translucent matte film only
  • Nozzle Pitch
    1,200 dpi x 2 includes Non-firing nozzle detection and compensation system
  • Ink Droplet Size
    minimum 5 pl per colour
  • Ink Capacity
    Bundled Starter Ink: 330ml (MBK)/160ml (BK, C, M, Y)
    Sales Ink: 160ml/330ml/700ml
  • Ink Type
    Pigment inks : 5 colour MBK/BK/C/M/Y
  • OS Compatibility
    Microsoft Windows 32 Bit: 7, 8.1, 10
    64 Bit: Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Windows Server 2008R2, 2012, 2012R2, 2016, 2019
    Apple Macintosh: macOS 10.12.6~macOS 10.15
  • Printer Languages
    HP-GL/2, HP RTL, PDF (Ver.1.7), JPEG (Ver. JFIF 1.02)
  • Standard Interfaces
    USB A Port: USB Memory Direct Print for JPEG/PDF files
    USB B Port: Built-in Hi-Speed USB
    Ethernet: 10/100/1000 base-T
    Wireless LAN: IEEE802.11n/IEEE802.11g/IEEE802.11b
    *Please refer to user manual how to activate/deactivate the wireless LAN


  • Standard Memory
    128GB (Physical memory 2GB)
    Expansion slot : No
  • Hard Drive
    500GB (Encrypted)

Print Speed

  • CAD Drawing
    Plain Paper (A1):
    0:18 (Fast Economy Mode), 3.2ppm

    Plain Paper (A0):
    0:34 (Fast Economy Mode)
    0:37 (Fast)
    1:04 (Standard)
  • Poster
    Plain Paper (A0):
    0:37 (Fast Economy Mode)
    0:42 (Fast)
    1:15 (Standard)

    Heavy coated Paper (A0):
    1:38 (Fast)
    2:33 (Standard)

Media Handling

  • Media Feed and Output
    Roll Paper : One Roll, Front-loading, Front Output
    Cut Sheet : Front-loading, Front Output (Manual feed using media locking lever)
  • Media Width
    Roll paper : 152.4mm - 917mm
    Cut sheet 152.4mm - 917mm
  • Media Thickness
    Roll/Cut : 0.07mm - 0.8mm
  • Minimum Printable Length
    Roll paper : 101.6mm (Excluding Cloth, Canvas, Tracing Paper and Translucent Matte Film media. These media are 200mm.)
    Cut sheet : 203.2 mm
  • Maximum Printable Length
    Roll paper : 18 m (Varies according to the OS and application)
    Cut sheet : 1.6 m
  • Maximum Media Roll Diameter
    170 mm
  • Media Core Size
    Internal diameter of roll core: 2"/3"
  • Margins Recommended Area
    Roll paper: Top: 20 mm, Bottom: 3 mm, Side: 3 mm
    Cut sheet: Top: 20 mm, Bottom: 20 mm, Side: 3 mm
  • Margins Printable Area
    Roll paper : Top: 3 mm, Bottom: 3 mm, Side: 3 mm
    Roll paper (borderless) : Top: 0 mm, Bottom: 0 mm, Side: 0 mm
    Cut sheet : Top: 3 mm, Bottom: 20 mm, Side: 3 mm
  • Media Feed Capacity
    Roll Paper: Two rolls. Automatic switching is possible.
    Cut Sheet: 1 sheet
  • Media Take-Up Roll Unit
    Dual direction roll take up unit allowing print surface to be wound inside or outside of the roll
  • Borderless Printing Width (Roll Only)
    [Recommended] 515mm(JIS B2), 594mm(ISO A1), 728mm(JIS B1), 841mm(ISO A0), 10", 14", 17", 24", 36"
    [Printable] 257mm(JIS B4), 297mm(ISO A3), 329mm(ISO A3+), 420mm(ISO A2), 6", 8", 12", 15", 16", 18", 20", 22", 30", 34", 300mm, 500mm, 600mm, 800mm and custom roll width (152.4 - 917mm)
    *"Printable" size is printed as micro marzin tecnology, that means is not used with hole of platen.
  • Maximum Number of Delivered Prints
    [Multi-position basket]
    Standard position: 1 sheet
    Flat position: A2 landscape, glossy paper 10 sheets, Coated paper 20 sheets, Plain paper 20 sheets (excludes strong curled condition)
    Basket position : 1 sheet (excludes curled condition)
    Folding position : A0/A1 portrait, CAD drawing, Plain paper 20 sheets, Uncoated paper 100 sheets (excludes curled condition)
    Stacking position : A1/A2 landscape, CAD drawing, Plain paper 100 sheets, Uncoated paper 100 sheets (excludes curled condition)

Power and Operating Requirements

  • Power Supply
    AC 100-240V (50-60Hz)
  • Power Consumption
    Operation: 115 W or less
    Sleep mode: 2.1 W or less 
    Default setting for the time to enter the Sleep mode: Approx. 5 Minutes
    Power off: 0.3 W or less
  • Operating Environment
    Temperature: 15~30℃, Humidity: 10~80% RH (no dew condensation)
  • Acoustic Noise (Power/Pressure)
    Operation: 51 dB (A) (Plain paper, Standard mode, Line Drawing/Text mode) (Measured on ISO 7779 standard)
    Standby: 35 dB (A) or less
    Operation: 6.9 Bels or less (Plain paper, Standard mode, Line Drawing/Text mode) (Measured on ISO 7779 standard)
  • Regulations
    Europe: CE mark,
    Other countries: CB certification
  • Environment Certificates
    TUV, CB

Dimensions and Weight

  • Physical Dimensions and Weight
    W x D x H
    1390 x 984 x 1168 mm (Basket Open)
    1390 x 766 x 1168 mm (Basket Closed)
    105 kg (including Roll Holder Set and Roll unit, excluding ink and print heads)
  • Packaged Dimensions and Weight
    Printer (Main unit with pallet): 1606 x 903 x 1061 mm
    149 kg
    Roll Unit: 1524 x 562 x 461 mm
    26 kg

What's Included

  • What's in the Box?
    Printer, 1 x Print Head, 1 x Roll holder (spool), 3” Paper Core Attachment, 1 Set of Starter Ink Tanks, Set Up Guide, Safety/Standard, Environment Leaflet
    User software CD-ROM (Windows), PosterArtist Lite CD-ROM
    EU Biocide Sheet, Eurasian Economic Union Sheet, Important Information Sheet
  • Software Included
    imagePROGRAF TX Printer Driver and PosterArtist Lite
    Other software available as Download from Web.


  • Optional Items
    2/3" Roll Holder: RH2-34
    Roll Unit : RU-32
    Stacker : SS-31


  • User Replaceable Items
    Ink Tank: PFl-110 (160ml), PFl-310 (330ml), PFl-710 (700ml)
    Print Head: PF-06
    Cutter Blade: CT-07
    Maintenance Cartridge: MC-30