4 October 2018 - Canon today announced the launch of the new imagePROGRAF TM series, a new line-up of wide-format printers designed with quality, speed and ease of use that customers have come to expect from Canon’s imagePROGRAF devices. The imagePROGRAF TM Series is designed to offer solutions that is not only ideal for technical documents, such as CAD drawings and GIS maps, but also short-term outdoor posters, signages and large format displays with the use of Canon’s LUCIA TD water resistant pigment ink.
“With the imagePROGRAF TM Series, even complex CAD drawings can now be printed in-house with the same level of precision and superior quality that one would expect from an external professional print supplier,” said Pieter Kraan, Head Regional Wide Format Printing Division, General Manager, Canon Singapore. The intuitive user interface and new software tools were designed for ease of use. Operating with low-noise emission, the new imagePROGRAF TM Series is highly conducive for the office environment.”
Operating at only 44 decibels, the imagePROGRAF TM series achieves class-leading quiet operation, and is 60 percent quieter than previous imagePROGRAF models, empowering higher productivity with less distractions in the workplace.
Wider Range of Applications with LUCIA TD Pigment Ink
The imagePROGRAF TM Series boasts Canon’s LUCIA TD 5-colour pigment inks. These unique inks with high surface tension, produces lines and text that are dense and crisp with minimal feathering. Vibrant colours can also be produced from LUCIA TD ink which enable users to economically print high quality drawings and posters on inexpensive uncoated plain paper. Additionally, the new imagePROGRAF TM offers a wider range of user applications and opens up new markets. For example, customers can expect superb vibrancy, print quality and longevity in outdoor displays when used with Canon’s water resistant media.
Secure & User-friendly
The new printers are built on the proven technology of the large format imagePROGRAF TX Series, which has been very successful in the market since its commercial launch in December 2017. The new imagePROGRAF TM series incorporates the security features from the imagePROGRAF TX Series, including secure authentication and user controls, ensuring that the devices are fit-for-purpose for large corporations or government offices requiring tighter security.
With an intuitive operator panel, users do not require training of specialist skills to operate the device, enabling employees to produce high quality drawings and posters in the workplace with ease.
To enhance functionality, Canon has included a robust software suite in the TM Series devices. Among the software included are Direct Print & Share, which now offers thumbnail previews of multiple images and faster processing speeds and Free Layout Plus, a new program which has Tiling and Duplex printing features for easy creation of posters. Other software available with the TM Series models are the following:
- PosterArtist Lite
- PosterArtist (optional)
- Accounting Manager
- AutoCAD Optimized Print Driver
- Easy- PhotoPrint Editor
Complete Scanning Solutions
With the launch of the new imagePROGRAF TM series, Canon is also launching the imagePROGRAF TM-5200 MFP L24ei and TM-5300 MFP L36ei, two new scanners which are modular and will complement the new imagePROGRAF TM series for comprehensive scanning operations. The imagePROGRAF TM-5200 MFP L24ei and TM-5300 MFP L36ei measure 24 and 36 inches wide respectively and its compact design offers flexibility for installation in varied environments.
Powered by the SingleSensor1 scanning technology, these scanners deliver consistent results, and ensure that the scanning, copying and distribution of large format documents and multi-page manuscripts are done with efficiency and remarkable details.
Availability & Pricing
The new imagePROGRAF TM Series comprises the following seven new models:
Single Function Printers
TM-5200 (24 inch model)
TM-5205 (24 inch and HDD model)
TM-5300 (36 inch model)
TM-5305 (36 inch and HDD model)
Multi-Function Printers with scanners
TM-5200 MFP L24ei (24 inch Printer and 24 inch Lei Scanner model)
TM-5300 MFP L36ei (36 inch Printer and 36 inch Lei Scanner model)
TM-5305 MFP T36 AIO ( 36 inch Printer and 36 inch T Scanner with All-In-One PC)
Pricing is available upon request.
About Canon Singapore Pte. Ltd.
Canon is a global leader in photographic and digital imaging solutions. Canon Singapore Pte. Ltd. is the headquarters for South & Southeast Asia driving sales, marketing and service strategies. Besides handling the domestic market, the company covers 22 other regions including subsidiaries in India, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam. The parent company Canon Inc. has a global network of more than 300 companies and employs close to 200,000 people worldwide. It is dedicated to the advancement in technology and innovation and commits more than 8% of its total revenue each year to R&D. Canon is consistently one of the top few companies to earn the most number of patents over the last 20 years. As a Fortune Global 500 company, Canon is guided by its kyosei philosophy that focuses on living and working together for the common good.
1 SingleSensor Technology Assembly means that multiple sensors are contained in one assembly device.