imagePROGRAF Le Series Refreshes Canon’s Entry Level Large-Format MFP Portfolio
Canon U.S.A. today rolled out its latest wide-format document-scanning solution, the imagePROGRAF Le MFP Series, which has been designed as an entry-level, low-volume large format Scan-to-Copy/File/Cloud solution.
Succeeding the L Series, the imagePROGRAF Le Series is designed to offer improved productivity, featuring a new scanner and software. The imagePROGRAF Le MFP Series consists of two models: the imagePROGRAF iPF770 MFP L36e and imagePROGRAF iPF670 MFP L24e, both of which feature enhanced scanning capabilities, improved ease-of-use and flexibility to fit many environments.
Among the enhancements of the imagePROGRAF iPF770 MFP L36e and imagePROGRAF iPF670 MFP L24e models is the ability to scan multiple documents into one PDF file. Canon says this advanced function will save users the time spent manually appending multiple scanned documents into one PDF. The devices offer a quicker release of documents from the scanner to help expedite workflows. While in the past, the printer operator would have to wait for data to transfer to internal memory in order to obtain their documents, the new models release the original copy as soon as scanning is complete.
The scanner also has a new touch screen user-interface, providing the user with improved intuitive menus and easy to read on-screen text as they manage their scan jobs. Through the new touch screen panel, users can print to multiple printers on a network or scan to multiple computers for improved productivity. A new Copy & Archive mode gives the user the ability to scan to copy and simultaneous scan to file. There is also new copy scaling options that will help users complete their task with little effort.
Enhancements to the Le MFP systems include greater file support for scanning to a USB thumb drive via the ScanApp Le on a PC (only). Users now will be able to save the same file formats – TIFF, PDF, multi-page-PDF and JPEG – to a USB thumb drive as they can to a PC. Additionally, users who have their device connected to a network are provided with a variety of options on how to share their work, including the ability to scan to cloud, USB or PC. Adding to the versatility of these systems is the inclusion of table top legs to allow for placement in backroom offices and counters, as well as for increased portability. Alternatively, the scanner can be attached atop the printer to make it more at home in print shops.
The Le Series scanner utilizes the same SingleSensor Technology used in the more advanced iPF MFP M40 systems, which helps to provide consistent color accuracy. With scan modes ranging from Draft to Best, the scanners allow users to easily regulate image quality. The systems include the 36-inch imagePROGRAF iPF770 or 24-inch iPF670 printers, which include a selection of commonly used print features including the cost saving economy print mode, borderless printing and a sub-ink tank system. Also included are utility and workflow software solutions such as PosterArtist Lite, Direct Print & Share, Print Plug-in for Microsoft Office® and the imagePROGRAF Print Utility App.
Canon’s imagePROGRAF iPF770 MFP L36e and imagePROGRAF iPF670 MFP L24e large-format printers are now available for sale with an MSRP of $5,995 and $4,095, respectively. For more information on Canon’s large-format portfolio and imagePROGRAF devices, visit www.usa.canon.com.
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