Market and Applications and who uses this type of large format printer
The M85 MFP (multi function printer) delivers leading 36″/A0 scan and print technology from Colortrac and Canon in a compact size, designed to simplify workflow. Scanning, copying and printing of technical documents have never been easier.
The M85 MFP features the Colortrac Smart LF SC36c scanner and the Canon imagePROGRAF iPF785 5-colour large format printer designed for the CAD, GIS, and Architecture and Engineering markets. The M85 MFP combines the highest quality scanning and printing with exceptional productivity and return on investment.
The M85 MFP delivers leading A0 print and scanning technology from Canon and Colortrac in a compact size, designed to simplify workflow. Scanning, copying and printing of technical documents have never been easier.
Design Supply, an Accredited Canon Gold Partner, works closely with Canon to provide the best solutions available to get the job done for your business and maximize your opportunities. With more than 27 years of experience in the large format printer market, Design Supply offers expertise and knowledge in tailoring the exact solution for your specific application.
The M85 MFP Colortrac SmartLF SC36c MFP includes SmartWorks Touch which is a SCAN/COPY/E-MAIL software which supports multiple file formats, and includes an ISIS interface driver to connect seamlessly to EDM systems and databases. SmartWorks Touch software features a scanning resolution of 100 to 600 dpi (dots per inch). Automated features include auto paper detection and auto start scanning. Document types allow setting the colour mode, dpi, file format and clean-up automatically and include ten types (colour photo, colour lines, colour document, highlighter, gray photo, gray lines, pencil tracing, BW copy and BW original) . The SC36c features face-up, front feed with front or rear exit of documents with document return guide and is compatible with Windows 7, 8, Vista and XP (both 32-bit and 64-bit). Scan, copy, print or email with full image preview and edit control. An efficient, single screen interface groups all controls and scanner information in one place. Use advanced two-finger pinch and flick gestures for zoom, image pan and parameter select on supported touch compatible monitors.
Optional touch screen monitors are available for the Colortrac SmartLF SC36c. Optional SmartWorks Pro software is also available featuring a graphical user interface which can be operated with a mouse or touch screen, providing simple working for rapid access to the wide range of full colour and image quality editing features including smooth de-skew ensures clean scan and minimises stress on original document and advanced image restoration, colour management, and multi page document manager.
Designed to provide the quality line rendering and productivity needed for the specialist CAD usage, the Canon iPF785 printer offers full support for specialist CAD file formats HP-GL/2 and HP-RTL, including the ability to set palette and pen settings for those demanding workflows, and an HDI driver for Windows applications, enabling seamless integration with the way you work. In collaboration with Autodesk, Canon has developed an optimised printer driver to further improve productivity for customers using AutoCAD applications. By adjusting the resolution and the memory utilised, the optimised driver ensures that print jobs are processed efficiently with superb accuracy every time.
Borderless printing technology improves productivity as there is no need for offline trimming and Auto Skew Correction enables unattended printing by automatically adjusting for any skew in orientation and feeds the paper/media correctly. The M85 MFP is a multi-user turn solution, cloud ready with easy access even from mobile devices. Even the most complex files can be easily processed at high performance with the built-in 320GB hard disk and 32GB buffer memory. A high durability cutter is included, bringing a professional finish to all your work.
A large, bright LCD operation panel on the Canon iPF785 printer gives easy access to sophisticated functions. The printer driver can be tailored to suit your level of expertise and control of the print is from the front of the printer, with simple roll paper and hot swap ink tank loading with choice of 130ml and 300ml cartridges, which can be changed while printing.
Canon’s flexible imagePROGRAF Printer Driver includes an Easy mode enabling Canon’s pre-defined settings for speed and simplicity of use. Switch to Advanced mode and you can adjust drying times, colour settings and manage our own ICC profiles. Page set-up allows customised page sizes if required and a best-fit option for each media is selectable. Select the watermark feature and you can protect the rights of your images. For enhanced workflow, pre-defined settings can be created using hot folders. A maintenance facility allows adjustment of the media feed, do a nozzle check, clean the print head, check the print queue and carry out other time saving procedures. Digital Photo Front Access software allows you to import digital photos and edit them before including in your poster designs.
As you would expect from Colortrac and Canon, reliable performance is a given. For added peace of mind, Colortrac SmartLF SC36c features a 2 year on-site warranty and the Canon imagePROGRAF iPF785 printer and print heads feature a 12-month warranty.
There is a complete range of Canon and third party media compatible with the M85 MFP, available from Design Supply’s media specialists whose expertise can help you determine the best solutions for your particular printing needs.