Canon ColorWave 3600/3800 Multifunction Printer Series- 42″



Print excellent, high-quality prints in color and monochrome on a wide range of media. The

ColorWave 3600 printer offers hassle-free operation and high print quality in a convenient,

cost-effective solution. The ColorWave 3000 series printers are built for excellence: equipped with smart, time-saving innovations and easy-to-use functionalities that help reduce misprints.

[if !supportLists]·          The ColorWave® 3600/3800 series large format printing system is based on the proven award-winning CrystalPoint technology. This compact all-in-one system serves as both a color and black & white printer, copier and scanner in an easy-to-use single footprint.

[if !supportLists]·          Effortlessly handles multiple applications ranging from B&W and color CAD, GIS and full color graphics on a wide variety of media, including plain paper for a lower cost of operation.

[if !supportLists]·          Increase your efficiency and decrease operating costs by consolidating multiple inkjet devices into an all in one device.

[if !supportLists]·          NEW – Embedded New Set of Security Features

[if !supportLists]·          The unique TonerPearl® technology makes for a totally clean system: there’s no fine dust, no odor and minimal waste disposal.


[if !supportLists]·          Up to 225 D-size prints per hour with zero dry time for instantly usable, waterfast prints with multiple finishing options such as online folders, media take up unit and stacking options.

[if !supportLists]·          The 42-inch wide printer holds up to four or six media rolls, each containing up to 650 feet of media for interrupted printing.

[if !supportLists]·          Single footprint scanner option as well as and multiple finishing options for stacking/folding of technical documents.

[if !supportLists]·          Publisher Select™ provides an interactive preview showing the effects of selected settings on the output to avoid misprints.



Applications Color and monochrome technical drawings; maps, unfolded and folded; POP/POS posters; Graphic Arts applications like

posters, wallpapers, banners, wrapping paper.


Print Technology CrystalPoint Technology.

Imaging technology The printer contains 8 Imaging Devices, 2 for each color (CMYK).

Toner ColorWave 3600 printer uses Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, and Black TonerPearls, 500 gram/color. Clean toner refill, no toner

dust, no residue, no ozone emission

Print Speed Monochrome CAD: 225 A1/D/hour (high speed mode) Color CAD 212 A1/D/hour (high speed mode). 4 A1/D/min.

Color posters 3,960 sqft/day (production – fast)

monochrome Monochrome CAD: 225 A1/D-sizes per hour (113 m2/hour), 129 A0/m2/E-sizes per hour (high speed mode)

Color CAD: 212 A1/D-sizes per hour (106 m2/hour), 120 A0/m2/E-sizes per hour (high speed mode)

Print modes 4 print modes, the Print Assistant automatically determines the best print mode based on the content, without need for user

intervention. Manual selection is possible.


Imaging Devices

True resolution: 600 x 600 dpi

Resolution Droplet

aligning accuracy

1200 dpi (corresponds to 20 microns)

Automated functions • PAINT technology (Piezo Acoustic Integrated Nozzle Technology)

• Applies sophisticated diagnostics, maintenance and error corrections to overcome common nozzle issues that occur with

conventional inkjet printers even while printing

• Image Logic technology – an intelligent, easy to use solution that helps you consistently turn imperfect orginals into highquality

copies and scans without any hassle

• Automated print language recognition

• Automated print mode selection (Print Assistant)

• Automatically suggests the right print mode for your job

• Automatic roll selection

• Automatic rotation and alignment for folding and legend detection


Printer Color and monochrome printer based on CrystalPoint technology, high performance POWERsync Controller with 4 Core, 4

Thread Core i3-8100 processor

Printer Dimensions


82.7” x 34.5” x 63.2” (2,100 x 875 x 1605 mm)

Printer Shipping

Dimensions (WxDxH)

89.4” x 47.1” x 60.9” (2271 x 1196 x 1547 mm)

Printer Weight 556 lbs. (252 kg) – printer and one drawer

Printer Shipping Weight 745 lbs. (338 kg) – printer and one drawer

Earthquake provision Secure the printer against moving or tilting during an earthquake. This provision enables the user to secure the printer to a

sturdy element of the building.


Stacking System

Integrated Top Delivery Tray, 90-sheet capacity

Optional Stacking System Stacker Select; 400-sheet capacity


Finishing Devices

Folder Express 3011


Technology Auto switching technology:

• The correct roll for a print job is selected automatically based on the media type and roll width

• Automatic roll switching when the end of roll is reached

• Automatic width detection

Media cutting Automatic

Media Rolls Two or four rolls (one drawer = two rolls, two drawers = four rolls)

Media capacity Up to 2,600’ – 650’ on a roll (800 m – 200 m on a roll)

Media weight Paper: 16 – 43 lbs; 60 – 160 g/m2

Film: 2.5 – 8 mil

Media thickness Paper: 8 mil; 200 um

Film: 2.5 – 8 mil
Roll length Up to 650’ (200 mm)

Roll width All widths between 11-42” (297-1,067 mm) including standard sizes DIN, ANSI, ARCHI

Roll diameter up to 7.1” (180 mm)

Roll core diameter 3 in and 2 in cores (media on 2 in core to the external output not to the Top Delivery Tray) Media loose on core

Roll weight Up to 44.1 lbs (20 kg)

Maximum printed width 42” (1,066 mm)

Maximum printed length Up to 656’; 164’ guaranteed (200 m; 50 m guaranteed)

Media Types Uncoated papers, uncoated Tyvek, self-adhesive papers, self-adhesive coated vinyls, blue back papers, polypropylene films,

polyester films, light block films, soft banner, instant dry photo paper, backlit film


Operating System Windows 10 iOT LTSC, 64 bits

Processor 4 Core, 4 Thread Core® i3-8100 @3.6GHz

Memory 8 GB DDR4

Hard Drive 2x 500 GB, 7200 rpm (standard)

Video Intel HD Graphics, 1GHz

Print Language (Standard) TIFF, JPEG, HPGL, HPGL2, DWF, C4, Calcomp 906/907/951, CALS, NIRS, NIFF

Print Language (Optional) ColorWave 3500 printer PDF/APPE license provides access to Driver Express for Adobe® PostScript®3 and PDF 1.7. It enables the

Adobe CPSI (Configurable PostScript Interpreter) and the APPE (Adobe PDF Print Engine) four components.

Access management Provide secure access to device by users by keying in password on the ClearConnect multi-touch operator panel or get access

with a Smart Card by connecting a card reader (including contactless). Authorization is managed by using Active Directory.

Cloud support Unlimited user and or Administrator authenticated cloud support via WebDav and/or third party provider: e.g. Microsoft®

SharePoint®, Dropbox®,,, Google® Drive®, Microsoft® OneDrive®, Amazon Cloud Drive®, Cloudsafe®, MyDisk®,

PlanWell Collaborate.

Transformations Scaling; Scaling (scale-to-fit page, reduce when image too large to avoid clipping or to custom factor, scale page size to

standard size), Rotation, Shift (automatic or user defined), Adding/removing trailing/leading edge, Mirror, Black intensity in

poster mode, Print optimization (standard, lines/text, poster). Color Highlight and Dark Original. Area to erase (area of interest).

Color management • RGB input profile (sRGB, AdobeRGB)

• CMYK input profile (Euroscale coated, Euroscale uncoated, US Web coated (SWOP), US Web uncoated, ISOcoated_v2_

eci_300.icc, ISOcoated_v2_eci.icc (FOGRA39), PSO Uncoated ISO12647-ECI (FOGRA47), GRACoL2006_Coated1v2.icc,

SWOP2006_Coated3v2.icc, SWOP2006_Coated5v2.icc, UncoatedFogra29.icm

• Grey profile (standard included in the PDF/APPE option)

• Rendering intent (perceptual, saturation, absolute colorimetric, relative colorimetric)

Smart inbox Personalized Smart Inbox with history, Manage queue, Manage history, WebTools Express, Secured controller access


Description: • Scanner Express is a Contact Image Sensor (CIS) color scanner, offering full hybrid performance with its scan-to-file

functionality/ Image Logic technology automates image enhancement and corrects for color highlight, folding lines, weak

info, background, and more.

• Send files via SMB, FTP or WebDAV to various locations such as local drives, personal Smart Inboxes, or the cloud

application of your choice. Scan to USB or use Mobile WebTools and Publisher Mobile to scan to mobile devices.

• Custom scan file naming to any location. Checkpoint functionality.

• ClearConnect supports live preview of the scanning process on the user panel.

• Scan to many formats, including Adobe PDF.

Scan resolution 600 x 600 dpi

Scan speed 49.9’/min monochrome scanning; (15.2 m/min monochrome scanning)

16.4’/min color scanning (5.0 m/min color scanning)

Scan formats TIFF, PDF, PDF/A, JPEG, CALS, multi-page PDF, multi-page PDF/A and multi-page TIFF

Scan destination Local USB flash drive, FTP, SMB, Smart Inbox on Controller, Optional Local Home folder (LDAP), mobile device via Publisher

Express, WebDAV Clouds, PlanWell Collaborate.

Scan protocol FTP, SMB, scan to cloud (push to WebDAV based clouds)

Original width 8.2” – 38” (208-914 mm) automatic width detection

Original length 8.2”-630” (208 – 16,000 mm) – file type dependent, longer than 630” (16,000 mm) for smaller originals, automatic length detection

Original thickness Maximum 0.03” (0.8 mm) – non-rigid documents

Zoom (copy) 1:1, Scale to media size, Scale to standard format, Custom: 10 – 1000%

Preset Modes Blueprint, Colored original, Dark original, Folded lines/text, Lines/text standard, Lines/text draft, Photo, Map, Artwork

Scanner Size (WxDxH) 43” x 12” x 5.5” (1,097 x 308 x 140 mm)

Scanner Weight 55 lbs (25 kg)
Description ClearConnect multi-touch user panel

• Rotatable touchscreen for accessing local job management, the Smart Inbox, SmartAccess, Live Preview, printer status, and

maintenance control. Consistent look and feel from every angle of your workflow.

User Interface Size


11.8” x 8.7” x 1.6” (300 x 220 x 40 mm); Touchscreen: 10.4” (264 mm)

Resolution 800 x 600 pixels (SVGA)

Number of colors 16.2 Million

Operation • 3 hard buttons: [Wake-up], [Stop, interrupt, abort], [Home]

• Multi-touch functions: tab, double tap, pinch, 2 finger pinch, swipe, flick and spread.

Interface design iF Design award: Distinctive user interface with intuitive navigation and clearly defined levels of operation.

Features • View optimization: Tilt (-4 to +45 degrees) and turn (-45 to +180 degrees)

• Status light (red, orange, green)

• USB 2.0 interface with indication light

Languages Switch instantly between 2 languages, select from 20 languages; Czech, Danish, German, English-UK, English-US, Spanish,

Finnish, French, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Dutch, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Chinese

simplified, Chinese-traditional.


Description Concurrent printing, copying, scanning, and file processing of single documents or sets.

Printer Drivers Driver Express for Adobe PostScript 3, Driver Select for Microsoft Windows

Job submission Create, retrieve and/or send jobs from diverse external locations (SMB, FTP, LPR, WebDav), Mobile devices via WebTools

Express and Publisher Mobile, USB flash drive, Cloud services, ONYX® Thrive, and optional Home folder(LDAP).

ClearConnect • The ClearConnect software suite consists of a variety of applications that all have the same user interface. Default jobs

can be performed on by clicking the green button (SmartAccess for Print, Scan and Copy). Behavior and presets are

customizable via WebTools Express. Edit the most commonly used job settings for copy, scan, and print jobs.

• Use the Smart Inbox to view all jobs with status, job name, and owner.

• Actions to print, print all, edit, send to, delete and save. Custom sorting of jobs in list or group view.

• Open API for third-party or self-developed applications integrated with the ClearConnect user panel.

Device Management via

WebTools Express

WebTools Express provide administrators the tools to manage the device remotely via the web: e.g. check printer status,

define default settings for print, copy and scan, define access, security, accounting, remote shutdown, software update and

restart, power on/off timer, system behavior, queue management, license management, view, create, edit and delete stamp

templates, etc. It also provides live system feedback via the web, enabling efficient help desk support.

Queue management Spool memory provides a queuing system for print and copy jobs. This enables multiple users to send print and copy jobs at

the same time. Customize priority settings for copy and print jobs in the queue.

The Job Queue overview gives access to job names, owners, and status including required media. Jobs can be paused,

deleted, and placed on top of the queue.

Accounting (Standard) WebTools Express: View the counter history at preferred time periods, per job, or total overview.

Accounting (Optional) Direct Accounting Software

Mobile and Cloud Print from and scan to the cloud application of your choice. With the help of mobile applications such as Publisher Mobile,

the printer can be easily accessed and used from any location.


Client Operating

System Support

• Windows 7 / Windows 7 64 bits / Windows 8.1 / Windows 8.1 64 bits / Windows 10 / Windows 10 64 bits / Windows Server

2008 R2 64 bits / Windows Server 2012 64 bits / Windows Server 2012 R2 64 bits

• Mac OS 10.10 / Mac OS 10.11 / Mac OS 10.12 (Driver Select support only for Mac OS)

Interface Design • 2x Ethernet 100 Mbits/s, 1 Gbit/s


• Discovery: APIPA, WS-Discovery, SNMP v3

Protocols • Network protocols: TCP/IP

• Printing protocols: LPR, LPR to DRP, FTP, WebDAV Collaborate, WSD print

• Backchannel protocols: SNMP v3, ColorWave interface, WS-Discovery
Set of Security Features • HTTPS, extended security protection for administrator, audit logging

• Configurable HTTPS Certificates, IPsec, EWT LDAP Authentication, E-shredding, access control. Allow disabling TLS 1.0 and

1.1 protocols (no response to network scan) and enable TLS 1.2+ include stronger cipher (enable/disable). Unused interfaces

can be disabled, software updates are secure, and SNMP is read-only

• Access Management: user authentication on local ClearConnect user panel via Express WebTools

• FIPS 140-2 Certified TPM

• Secure boot

• User authentication on local UI for FTP, SMB, and WebDAV. Disk Encyption AES 256, Support 802 1x Authentication

• Removable Hard Drives (optional)

• McAfee Application control “whitelisting” License (optional)


Ozone Emissions Zero

Heat emission Ready: 214 W; Printing: 395 W

Operating temperature 59-95 F (recommended: 68-81 F); 15-35 C (recommmended 20-27 C)

Operating humidity 20 – 80% RH (recommended: 30 – 60% RH)

Power requirements 100 – 240 V; 50 – 60Hz

Power consumption Sleep mode: <2.5 W

Ready mode: 199 W

Active mode: 380 W

Acoustic Sound Power: Ready: < 4.7 B(A)

Printing: < 6.9 B(A)

Acoustic Sound Pressure Ready: < 36 dB

Printing: < 57 dB

Certifications CE, TüV GS, CETECOM, c-UL-US, CB, RCM, ENERGY STAR, FEMP, EPEAT, CCC, EAC, FCC Class A, VCCI Class A, Greenguard Gold

Recyclables • Printer: made of steel and highly recyclable plastics, min 86% of the engine can either be upcycled or recycled.

• Toner: cartridge packaging reused as maintenance cassette and made of recyclable plastic.

• Prints: very good deinkability when recycled.