On Wednesday, Canon launched a series of printers targeted at professionals seeking in-house photo printing solutions. With the launch of Pixma Pro-1, Pixma Pro-10 and the Pixma Pro-100 to grow in the professional photo printing market in India.
Pixma Pro-1 is the flagship of the series that uses 12 different coloured ink tanks, comprising 5 monochrome inks that aim to smooth gradations and suppress graininess.
The Pixma Pro-1 comes with 36 ml ink tanks and two-way paper feeder at the rear with a dedicated feed slot for users to manually feed up to 14″ x 17″ media and thick paper. It comprises an Ethernet port and is able to printing an A3 bordered full colour photograph in 4 minutes 20 seconds. It has been priced at Rs. 94,860.
Pixma Pro-10 uses a 10-colour ink system and three different monochromatic inks that are Photo Black, Matte Black and Grey. This system ensures that the blacks are denser, bronzing is reduced, and glossiness is enhanced, according to Canon. It will be available for Rs. 65,995.
At last, the Canon Pixma Pro-100 is the cheapest in the series and it ships with an 8-colour dye ink system, comprising three monochromatic inks that are Black, Grey, and Light Grey. It has been priced at Rs. 47,995.
Kazutada Kobayashi, President and CEO, Canon India Pvt said that “India is one of the most crucial markets in the APAC region for Canon. With a large number of growing avid photographers, we believe the Pixma Pro series will be an innovative solution for photographers’ needs.”