Canon imagePROGRAF iPF785 - Color Inkjet Printers & Plotters 8966B002

Canon imagePROGRAF iPF785 - Color Inkjet Printers & Plotters


If some machines are workhorses, the imagePROGRAF 785 is Canon’s draft horse. It is Canon’s newest solution for high-demand workspaces looking for a printer that can keep pace with their office. Canon’s top of the line inks and included software yield outstanding results without making you wait. Ready for a printer that will keep up with you? Call Metro-Repro toll-free today at (888) 484-9292 for pricing or to schedule a demo!


The iPF785 is Canon’s newest solution for high-demand offices. Combining Canon’s legacy of top-level ink technology with built-in software for improved workflow, new technology improves productivity so you’re never waiting on your printer again.


Canon’s legacy of impressive inks and colorfast dyes yields precise, perfect lines and vibrant colors with every print.

  • Reformulated Magenta Ink — Canon’s new Magenta ink creates deeper oranges and brighter reds, building a new color gamut to showcase on your signs and posters
  • 300 mL Ink Tanks — This capability lowers the cost per print and allows ink tank maintenance to become a point on the horizon
  • Sub-Ink-Tank System — New sub-ink-tanks allow you to use every ounce of ink and perform mid-job tank maintenance without pausing a print job, saving you time and money

Included software works for you, aiding in creating new projects while working to shave your bottom line.

  • PosterArtist — Create to fit your vision without compromise using Canon’s PosterArtist, now with Direct Print & Share
  • Direct Print & Share 2.0 — Cloud-based print now accommodates WebDAV-compliant cloud servers, along with HP-GL/2 data to allow for the printing of JPG, TIFF, PDF, and HP-GL/2 files, even while you are on the go 
  • imagePROGRAF Print Utility — Print PDF files directly from an iOS app for complete flexibility with your work and print schedule
  • Status Monitor — Unite your office. Monitor all your imagePROGRAF devices from one program, with heads up for maintenance and ink to keep your workflow going

Improved features increase productivity so you’re working to keep up with your printer’s products, not the other way around.

  • Flat Stacker Basket — Stack up to twenty 24” x 36” prints in the optional stacker basket for printing that doesn’t tie you down
  • 320 GB Hard Drive — Store up to 500 easily accessible print jobs, while knowing your documents are safely secured per DoD requirements
  • Highly Productive — Print a 24” x 36” Arch D sized print in 21 seconds with Economy Mode


The iPF785 and iPF685 are the perfect choice for any workspace that needs high-quality with the features high-productivity. Always a step ahead, this system’s features can be mixed and matched to meet your needs precisely. Leave the days of waiting for your printer in the dust, and upgrade to one lightyears ahead today. Call Metro-Repro toll-free at (888) 484-9292 for pricing or to schedule a demo!


  • Print Head– PF-04 
  • Technology– FINE (Photolithography Inkjet Nozzle Engineering)
  • Print Resolution (Max.)– 2400 x 1200 dpi 
  • Line Accuracy*- ±0.1% or Less
  • Minimum Line Weight**- 0.02 mm
  • Number of Nozzles– Matte Black: 5,120 Nozzles, Other Colors: 2,560 Nozzles per Color
  • Droplet Size– 4 Picoliter
  • Nozzle Pitch (Head Resolution)– 1200 dpi x Two Rows
  • Print Head Swath– 1.07 inch
  • Ink Type– Dye: Cyan (C), Magenta (M), Yellow (Y), Black (BK), Pigment: Matte Black (MBK)
  • Ink Tank– PFI-107: C, M, Y, BK, MBK, PFI-207: C, M, Y, BK, MBK 
  • Ink Tank Capacity– Starter: 130 ml (MBK), 90 ml (All other colors), Replacement: 130 ml or 300 ml 
  • Ink Supply Method– Tubing System with Sub-tanks for Continuous Ink Supply
  • Nozzle Recovery System– Non-firing Nozzle Detection and Compensation
  • Printer Controller– L-COA Controller
  • Printer Memory– 256 MB, Hard Drive (iPF785/iPF685 only) 320 GB, 32 GB Dedicated File Processing Memory, Mail Boxes (User Job Storage) (iPF785/iPF685 only), One Common Inbox; 29 User Inboxes (Password-protected)
  • Media Feed– Roll Feed: One Roll, Top-loading, Front Output, Cut Sheet: One Sheet, Top-loading, Front Output
  • Media Width– Roll Feed: iPF785/iPF780: 10″ – 36″ (254 mm – 914 mm), iPF685/iPF680: 10″ – 24″ (254 mm – 610 mm), Cut Sheet: iPF785/iPF780: 8″ – 36″ (203.2 mm – 914 mm), iPF685/iPF680: 8″ – 24″ (203.2 mm – 610 mm)
  • Printable Margins– Roll Feed: All Sides: 0.12″ (3 mm) or 0″ for Borderless, Cut Sheet: Leading, Sides (Left and Right): 0.12″ (3 mm), Trailing: 0.91″ (23 mm)
  • Maximum Print Length (Single Page)***- Roll Feed: 59′, Cut Sheet: 63″ (1.6 m)
  • Borderless Printing Widths (Roll Media Only)– 10″, B4, A3, 14″, A2, 17″, B2, A1, 24″, iPF785/iPF780 only: B1, A0, 36″
  • Media Cutter– Durable Dual-blade Rotary Cutter
  • Media Thickness– 0.07 – 0.8 mm (2.8 – 31.4 mil)
  • Media Core Sizes– 2″ and 3″ Core (Adapter Included)
  • Maximum Roll Outer Diameter– 5.9″ (150 mm)
  • Output Media Bin– Flat Stacker/Basket
  • Output Media Bin Capacity– 20 Sheets (with Stackable Configuration)
  • Printing Software– imagePROGRAF Printer Driver for Windows®/Mac®, Printer Driver Extra Kit for Windows/Mac (Free Layout, Color imageRUNNER® Enlargement Copy, Advanced Preview), Print Plug-in for Microsoft Office (PC only), Optimized Module for AutoCAD® for Windows, Direct Print & Share (PC only), Status Monitor for Windows, PrintMonitor for Mac, Media Configuration Tool, PosterArtist Lite for Windows
  • Operating System†- Windows XP (32 bit), Server 2003 (32/64 bit), Server 2008 (32/64 bit), Server 2012 (64 bit), Windows Vista® (32/64 bit), Windows 7 (32/64 bit); Windows 8 (32/64 bit), Windows 8.1 (32/64 bit), Windows 10 (32/64 bit), Macintosh OS X 10.6.8-10.9X 
  • Print Language– GARO (Canon Proprietary), HP-GL/2, HP RTL
  • Interface– USB 2.0 Hi-Speed, 10/100/1000Base-T/TX 
  • Protocol– TCP/IP (IPv4/IPv6), IPX/SPX, AppleTalk®, SNMP (Canon MIB supported), HTTP
  • Acoustic Noise– Operation: iPF785/780: Approx. 48 dB, iPF685/680: Approx. 47 dB, Standby: 35 dB or Less
  • Acoustic Power– Approx. 6.5 Bels (iPF785/iPF780), Approx. 6.4 Bels (iPF685/680)
  • Power Supply– AC 100–240V (50-60Hz)
  • Power Consumption Maximum: 140 W or Less, Standby: 5 W or Less, Power Off: 1 W or Less (Executive Order Compliant)
  • Certifications– Electrical Safety Regulations: TUV (USA), cTUV (USA), TUV.S mark, CB certification (Others), Electromagnetic Interface Regulations: FCC Class B (USA), IC Class B (Canada), Environmental Certifications: ENERGY STAR® (Worldwide), RoHS Directive
  • Operational Environment– Temperature: 59 – 86 F° (15 – 30 C°), Relative Humidity: 10 – 80% (No Condensation)
  • Printer Dimensions (H x W x D) and Weight with Stand
  • and Basket– iPF785/iPF780: 42″ x 51″ x 35″ (1066.8 mm x 1422.4 mm x 889 mm) with
  • Basket Open, 42″ x 51″ x 43″ (1066.8 mm x 1422.4 mm x 1092.2 mm) with Basket Extended for Flatbed Stacking, Approx. 150 lb. (68 kg), iPF685/iPF680 42″ x 39″ x 35″ (1066.8 mm x 990.6 mm x 889 mm) with Basket Open, 42″ x 39″ x 43″ (1066.8 mm x 990.6 mm x 1092.2 mm) with Basket Extended for Flatbed Stacking, Approx. 125 lb. (56 kg)
  • Package Dimensions (H x W x D) and Weight– iPF785/iPF780: 31″ x 56″ x 44″ (795 mm x 1434 mm x 1130 mm), Approx. 249 lb. (112 kg), iPF685/iPF680: 45″ x 44″ x 35″ (1143 mm x 1117.6 mm x 889 mm), Approx. 205 lb. (92 kg)
  • Options– PosterArtist, iPF785/iPF780: Roll Holder Set (RH2-33), iPF685/iPF680: Roll Holder Set (RH2-26)
  • User-Replaceable Items– Ink Tank (PFI-107 MBK, BK, C, M, Y), (PFI-207 MBK, BK, C, M, Y), Print-Head (PF-04), Maintenance Cartridge (MC-10)


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