Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-4600

The Canon imagePROGRAF 44″ PRO-4600 professional large-format printer offers an 11-Color plus Chroma Optimizer Ink System that will bring your photos and reproductions to life. This Large Format Photo and Fine Art Printer contains a newly developed ink set which offers high-scratch resistance and improved lightfastness designed to provide exquisite prints and impeccable details. Intelligent media handling technology, color calibration, sub-ink tank system, translucent media & ink tank covers, internal light preview systems are just a few of the technologies built into this printer. Registered as EPEAT Gold—first in the imagePROGRAF PRO Series— and as ENERGY STAR certified, this series is replacing EPS packaging materials with cardboard packaging. Available for this printer there is a host of creative and workflow software solutions, such as, Professional Print & Layout, PosterArtist (Online and Lite versions), Free Layout Plus, Direct Print Plus, Accounting Manager, and more, to help with your everyday business needs!



Designed to produce vivid colour prints with more accurate colour reproduction and improved black density colour output than predecessor models.

Achievable Output

  • Improved black density with a wide dark-colour gamut range
  • High scratch resistance
  • Excellent light resistance for long-term preservation of print

Colour Calibration

This helps ensure your output is colour consistent over time and across multiple imagePROGRAF PRO Series devices.

Media Handling

Intelligent media handling helps reduce time and waste

  • Automatic media feeding
  • Automatic media type, width, and length detection
  • Reduced media feed processing time from previous imagePROGRAF PRO Series models

Multifunction Roll Unit

  • Optional for the imagePROGRAF PRO-4600 and imagePROGRAF PRO-2600

“Ease of Use” Body Design

  • The user interface screen displays the ink levels, media indicator levels, and other setting prompts all on the home screen
  • Easily see ink tanks and loaded media through translucent covers
  • Interior LED light for reliable operation, such as previewing output while printing

Environmentally Conscious

These models are registered as gold products in the U.S. EPEAT® environmental assessment system by the Global Electronics Council (GEC) EPEAT Climate Criteria, a nonprofit organization in the U.S. that provides verification of the environmental attributes of imaging equipment. Each model is also an ENERGY STAR® certified product. Final assembly and production for the printers is carried out at a production center in which 100 percent electricity used comes from renewable energy.


Professional Print and Layout enables easy professional photo printing with editing and layout tools, as well as
colour management capabilities.

Free Layout Plus is a print utility that lets you nest, tile, and create custom layouts before printing your files.

Accounting Manager helps track actual ink and media usage and costs.


Print Head PF-10
Number of Nozzles 18,432 nozzles
Droplet Size 4 pl per Colour
Ink Type Pigment: BK, MBK, C, M, Y, PC, PM, GY, PGY, R, B, +CO
Ink Tank Shipped with: 330 ml of each colour MBK, BK, C, M, Y, GY, PGY, PC, PM, R, B, CO


  • 160 ml PFI-3100 (BK, C, M, Y, GY, PGY, PC, PM, R, B, CO), 160 ml PFI-2100 (MBK)
  • 330 ml PFI-3300 (BK, C, M, Y, GY, PGY, PC, PM, R, B, CO), 330 ml PFI-2300 (MBK)
  • 700 ml PFI-3700 (BK, C, M, Y, GY, PGY, PC, PM, R, B, CO), 700 ml PFI-2700 (MBK)
Printer RAM Standard Memory: 3 GB
Hard Disk: 500 GB
Media Feed Front-Loading Roll Feed: One Roll, Front Output
Media Width Roll Feed: 6”- 44” (152.4 mm – 1,118 mm)
Cut Sheet: 6”- 44” (152.4 mm – 1,118 mm)
Media Cutter Automatic horizontal cutting (Rotary cutter): standard
Media Thickness 0.002” – 0.03” (0.07 mm – 0.8 mm)
Media Core Sizes 2” Core Standard. 2”/3” Core Roll Holder Set PRO-2600 (RH2-29), PRO-4600 (RH2-46),
PRO-6600 (RH2-66)
Maximum Roll Outer Diameter 6.7” or less (170 mm or less)
Media Output Catch Basket
Printing Software Utilities Accounting Manager, Device Management Console, Direct Print Plus, Free Layout Plus, imagePROGRAF Printer Driver for Windows®/Mac®, Media Configuration Tool, PosterArtist, Canon Print Service, Professional Print & Layout
Operating System Windows 7 (32/64-bit), Windows 8.1 (32/64-bit), Windows 10 (32/64-bit), Windows 11 (64-bit), Windows Server 2008R2, 2012, 2012R2, 2016, 2019, 2022 (64-bit)

Macintosh OS v10.12.6 – v13x

Print Language SGRaster (Swift Graphic Raster), PDF, JPEG
Interface Standard (Built-in): USB 2.0 Hi-Speed, 10/100/1000Base-T/TX,
Wireless LAN (IEEE 802.11 b/g/n)**Wireless printing requires a working network with wireless 802.11b/g or 802.11n capability. Wireless performance may vary based on terrain and distance between the printer and wireless network clients.
Power Supply AC 100 – 240V (50 – 60 Hz)
Power Consumption Max: Approx 85W

Standby: Approx. 1.7W

Power Off: Approx 0.1W

Certifications ENERGY STAR® (Worldwide), EPEAT Gold
Operational Environment Temperature: 59 – 86 °F (15 – 30 °C)
Relative Humidity: 10 – 80% (Non Condensation)
Printer Dimensions (W x D x H) and Weight With stand and basket open: 62.7” x 38.7” x 46”, 273.4 lbs

Main unit with pallet: 71.7” x 36.0” x 41”, 407.9 lbs

  • Multifunction Roll Unit – PRO-2600 (RU-23) & PRO-4600 (RU-43)
  • 2/3” Roll Holder Set PRO-2600
User-replaceable items
  • Ink Tank: PFI-3100 (160 ml)/PFI-2100 MBK (160 ml), PFI-3300 (330 ml)/ PFI-2300 MBK (330 ml), PFI-3700 (700 ml)/PFI-2700 MBK (700 ml)
  • Print Head (PF-10)
  • Maintenance Cartridge (MC-30)
  • Cutter Blade (CT-07)