Canon TA Office Wide-Format Inkjet Printers Are Ideal for First-Time Users

First-time users of wide-format inkjet printers may be interested in Canon’s new TA-Series of pigment-ink printers. The easy-to-use, budget-friendly Canon imagePROGRAF TA Series includes two models.

The 24-inch desktop Canon imagePROGRAF TA-20 enables workers in home offices and small restaurants, shops, and offices to expand their in-house printing capabilities to make posters, photo enlargements, event and presentation graphics, and temporary outdoor signs.

The 36-inch Canon imagePROGRAF TA-30 with stand is ideal for schools, stores, libraries, and design studios that want to enable employees to make more of their own proofs, posters, charts, and signs.

Unlike many office printers that use aqueous dye inks, the TA printers use aqueous pigment ink. When posters are printed on weather-resistant media, they can last up to 6 months outdoors without lamination.

Both printers can handle rolls or sheets of the following office, photo, display, and sign media:

  • coated and uncoated bond and poster papers;
  • gloss, luster, and matte photo papers;
  • peel-and-stick fabric for repositionable posters and wall signs;
  • banner vinyls and adhesive vinyls for hanging banners and mounted signs;
  • water-resistant, tear-resistant polypropylene films for signs and display graphics

With Canon’s water-resistant media, you can make posters and signs that will last outdoors for up to six months outdoors without lamination.

The TA-20 can print on sheets from 8 to 17 inches wide and rolls from from 8 to 24 inches wide. The TA-30 can print on sheets from 8 to 17 inches wide and on rolls from 8 to 36 inches wide.

Two Types of Black Inks

Both printers feature 5 colors of Canon LUCIA TD pigment ink: Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black, and Matte Black.

The printer automatically switches between black and matte black inks depending on the type of paper you use. The black inks print exceptional photographic images on semi-gloss and gloss photo papers. The matte black inks print crisp lines and fine text in drawings, charts, and documents on coated or uncoated bond papers.

Canon TA-20 wide-format printer
Canon TA-20 wide-format printer
Canon TA-30 wide format printer

The printers are designed for quiet, fast, economical operation. You can quickly print one or two posters as needed. Or, use the Fast Mode to print up to 104 24 x 36 inch posters in an hour.

The Economy Print Mode enables you to use up to 40 percent less ink when printing everyday documents on plain papers.

Wi-Fi compatability enables you to print from almost anywhere in the office or job site.

Other Features

The printers include a variety of Canon innovations.

Borderless printing on roll media eliminates the extra step of trimming photo and poster prints.

Sub-ink tanks let you replace an empty ink cartridge without stopping the print job in progress.

The advanced air-feeding system keeps media flat for consistent printing.

Security features prevent leaks of confidential information.

PosterArtist Lite software enables you to create professional-looking posters in minutes.

FreeLayout Plus software enables you to create larger posters from multiple printed sheets or set up brochures that will be printed on both sides and folded. A plug-in feature enables you to print directly from Microsoft Office files.

Accounting Manager software helps you monitor the costs per print.

Direct Print & Share portal lets you upload print files to your online storage account, share them with other users, and print them out from almost anywhere. A Shortcut Print feature lets you drag and drop files into a folder and the files will start printing automatically.

Media Configuration Tool lets you store the print settings for each of the different media types you choose to use.

AutoCAD Optimized Driver helps users of AutoCAD optimize printing productivity and reliability

The TA printers ship with 330 ml of ink, which is more than 150% more than comparable entry-level wide-format inkjet printers.

Call the helpful wide-format printing pros at Freedom Paper at 866-310-3335 for information about pricing, discounts, and warranties.

Download a fact sheet about the Canon TA Series here.

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