Canon imagePROGRAF -  TX-3000

Canon imagePROGRAF - TX-3000

The advanced 36-inch  large-format inkjet ideal for CAD, GIS and Poster printing. Engineered to deliver superb precision, efficient output, reassuring security credentials and low-cost operation.

What is included:

  • Printer
  • Stand
  • Basket
  • Roll Unit
  • 1 x Print Head
  • 1 x Maintenance Cartridge
  • 3” Paper Core Attachment
  • EU & UK Power Cable
  • 1 x Starter Ink (5x160ml)
  • Set Up Guide
  • Safety/Standard
  • Software CD-ROM (OSX/Windows)
  • PosterArtist Lite CD-ROM
  • EU Biocide Sheet
  • Eurasian Economic Union Sheet
  • Important Information Sheet
  • Quick Guide
  • Print head Alignment Sheet

After Sales Support:
  • 1 Year On-Site Canon Parts and Labour Warranty
  • 1 Year Print Partnership Remote Support & Free Advice Call Line
  • Brand: Canon
  • Product SKU:
  • Availability: In Stock
Free Standard Delivery
£4,733.34 (+ VAT)

Delivery Options - Click on the delivery options tab below for more options.

Key Features

  • Productive output speeds from the new print head design, and continuous printing option
  • Supreme accuracy and peerless precision thanks to LUCIA TD ink
  • Simple user operation, with dual-roll feeding available for the first time on a 36-inch model
  • Brilliant colour gamut on plain media and superb performance on uncoated paper
  • Straightforward control thanks to easy roll loading, touchscreen display and direct printing from USB
  • Print to any network-connected TX-Series unit via the universal driver
  • Neat and slender, the TX-3000 fits easily into compact office spaces
  • Class-leading reliability, with unparalleled uptime and rock-solid security
  • Take full advantage of weather-resistant media, perfect for CAD, GIS and outdoor Posters
  • Bundled software helps to ensure smooth large-format-printing workflows

Detailed Features

Fast large-format printing

An advanced 1.07-inch print head is allied with continuous printing capability, helping this 36-inch model to return excellent productivity and workflow efficiency.

Astounding print accuracy

The high surface tension of the LUCIA TD ink achieves unparalleled fine detail precision, even on economical uncoated stock, and ensures steadfast weather resilience.

Seamless, swift management
The compact imagePROGRAF TX-3000 integrates easily into small offices, and offers simple operation with its touchscreen display, dual roll feeding and easy loading.

Secure and steadfast

Full control over user privileges and device access, as well as disk encryption, safe disk erasure and data transmission encryption, result in unparalleled security.

Superb software suite

With an Autodesk-optimised AutoCAD driver and a media configuration tool to create the perfect printing environment, the TX-3000 is built for the most exacting tasks.


Printer Type

5 Colour - 36”/914.4mm

Print Technology

Canon Bubblejet on Demand 6 colours integrated type (6 chips per print head x 1 print head)

Number of Nozzles

Total: 15,360 MBK: 5,120 nozzles 

C, M, Y, BK: 2,560 nozzles each

Print Resolution

2,400 x 1,200 dpi

Nozzle Pitch

1,200 x 2 includes Non-firing nozzle detection and compensation system

Line Accuracy

±0.1 % or less

Ink Droplet Size

5 Picolitre per colour

Ink Capacity

Bundled Starter Ink: 330ml (MBK)/160ml (BK,C,M,Y) 

Sales Ink: 160ml/330ml/700ml

Ink Type

Pigment ink: 5 colour MBK/BK/C/M/Y

OS Compatability

Microsoft Windows 32 Bit: 7, 8.1, 10, Server 2008, 64 Bit: 7, 8.1, 10, Server 2008/ R2, Server 2012/R2 

Apple Macintosh: OSX 10.10.5 ~ 10.11, MacOS 10.12

Printer languages

HP-GL/2, HP RTL, PDF, JPEG - for details check specifications

Standard Interfaces


USB B Port: 

Type: Built in (Hi-Speed USB) 

Mode: Full Speed (12 Mbit/sec), High Speed (480 Mbit/sec), Bulk transfer

Connector Port: Series B (4 pins) 

USB A Port: USB Memory (Direct Print) 


IEEE 802.3 10base-T 

IEEE 802.3u 100base-TX/Auto-Negotiation 

IEEE 802.3ab 1000base-T/Auto-Negotiation 

IEEE 802.3x Full Duplex


SNMP (Canon-MIB, HTTP, TCP/IP (IPv4/IPv6), ftp

Wireless LAN: 




WEP (64/128bit) 




Standard Memory

128GB (Physical memory 2GB)

Expansion slot



CAD Drawing 

Plain Paper (A0 Roll) 

0:37 (Fast Economy Mode) 

0:40 (Fast) 

1:10 (Standard)


Plain Paper (A0 Roll) 

0:42 (Fast Economy mode) 

0:42 (Fast) 

1:26 (Standard) 

Heavy coated Paper (A0 Roll) 

1:43 (Fast) 

2:37 (Standard)


500GB (Encrypted)


Media Width

Roll paper: 203.2mm - 917mm 

Cut sheet: 203.2mm - 917mm

Media thickness

0.07 - 0.8mm

Minimum Printable Length


Maximum Printable Length

Roll paper: 18m (varies according to the OS and application) 

Cut sheet: 1.6m

Maximum Media Roll Diameter


Paper Feed Method

Roll Paper: Front loading, front output 

Cut Sheet: Front loading, front output 

(Manual feed using media locking lever)

Borderless Printing Width (Roll Only)

[Recommend] 515mm(JIS B2), 728mm(JIS B1), 594mm(ISO A1), 841mm(ISO A0), 10”, 14”, 17”, 24”, 36” 

[Printable] 257mm(JIS B4), 297mm(ISO A3), 329mm(ISO A3+), 420mm(ISO A2), 8”, 12”, 16, 20”, 30”, 300mm, 500mm, 600mm, 800mm

Maximum Numbers of delivered prints Multi-position Basket

Standard Position : 1 sheet (any image) 

Flat Position : 20 sheets (A2 landscape, any image, plain paper/coated paper)

Maximum Numbers of delivered prints Stacker

Basket Position : 1 sheet (any image) 

Folding Position : 100 sheets (A0/A1 portrait, CAD drawing, plain paper) 

Stacking Position : 100 sheets (A1/A2 landscape, CAD drawing, plain paper)


Physical Dimensions and Weight

Printer unit with basket open and printer stand:     

1389 x 984 x 1168 mm (Basket Open) 

Weight: 105 kg (including Roll Holder)

Software Included

imagePROGRAF TX-Series Printer Driver, Quick Utility Toolbox, Print Plug-in for Office, Extended Survey Program and Poster Artist Lite other software is available to download from Canon’s web site.


Power Supply

Input Power: AC 100-240 V (50-60 Hz)

Power Consumption

Power consumption (using wired LAN): 105 W or less 

At sleep mode (using wired LAN): 3.6 W or less 

At sleep mode (using all ports): 3.6 W or less 

‹EU only - data for ErP Lot 26› 

At the power off: 0.3 W or less 

Default setting for the time to enter the Sleep mode: 301sec

Operating Environment

15 - 30°C, 10 - 80 %  (Condensation free)

Noise Level

Operation : 51dB(A) or less (Plain paper, line drawing, standard mode) 

Stand by : 35dB(A) or less 

(Measured on ISO7779 standard)


Europe: CE, Russia: EAC




What’s in the box?

Printer, Roll Unit, 1 x Print Head, 1 x Maintenance Cartridge, 3” Paper Core Attachment, EU & UK Power Cable, 1 Set of Starter Ink Tanks, Set Up Guide, Safety/Standard, Software CD-ROM (OSX/Windows), PosterArtist Lite CD-ROM, EU Biocide Sheet, Eurasian Economic Union Sheet, Important Information Sheet, Quick Guide and Print head Alignment Sheet


Optional Items

Roll Unit: RU-32 

Stacker: SS-31 

2/3” Roll Holder: RH2-34


User Replaceable Items

Print Head: PF-06 

Ink Tanks: PFI-110(160ml), PFI-310(330ml), PFI-710(700ml) 

Cutter Blade: CT-07 

Maintenance Cartridge: MC-30

Choose from our 3 Tier delivery options at checkout


Bronze Delivery Free of charge

Your plotter is dispatched to you direct from the warehouse  and will be delivered to a ground floor location boxed and on a Pallet. Customers looking to minimise costs can then proceed to unboxed and assemble the plotter. Customers with a good understanding of IT can then proceed to load up with paper and ink, network install and you are ready to go. All consumables are within the box to complete this task. If you get stuck you can call our help line for advice at any time.
UK Mainland England & Wales
Silver Delivery & Install £249

Your plotter arrives as a pallet delivery direct from the warehouse. Our Technician will be on site to unbox, assemble and set up the plotter. We will network install and check all is functioning correctly before showing you the basics on how it works. Some assistance from you will be required help unbox and assist with assembly. 
UK Mainland England & Wales

Gold Delivery & Install £595

Custom delivery and set up. We will install as per your bespoke requirements. No unpacking on site. Equipment is fully set up and installed on your network. Full training  is provided as part of this service. Any old redundant equipment is taken away for disposal and WEEE certification provided. Ideal when you are upgrading to Larger MFD Canon M40 Printing Systems
UK Mainland England & Wales

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