Canon launched a new small-footprint inkjet photo printer, the imageProGraf Pro-300 (Pro-300). It is a professional inkjet photo and fine art printer and will go on sale for US$899.99. Canon promises the Pro-300 offers professional image quality, productivity, and outstanding workflow with a smaller footprint, allowing you to consistently deliver the results your images deserve.
According to reviews, it produces prints up to 13 x 19″ with approximate print speeds as fast as 4 minutes and 15 seconds. The Pro-300 uses 9-color LUCIA PRO plus Chroma Optimizer ink as well as a new matte black ink for improved black density. Users can monitor print status and ink levels via a 3″ LCD.
Canon also unveiled the new Premium Fine Art Rough paper with a textured surface. Canon says it’s suitable for long-term storage and 25-pack sheets will cost $45 for letter-size, $110 for 13 x 19″ and $170 for 17 x 22″. The new paper is also expected to go on sale later in July.