Canon iPF8300 Named ‘Best Photographic Printer of the Year 2011’

May 26, 2011 | Zoltan Arva-Toth | Printers | 2 Comments |
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The Canon imagePROGRAF iPF8300 has been awarded the accolade of ‘Best Photographic Printer of the Year 2011’ by the European Digital Press Association (EDP). The EDP commended the iPF8300 for its 12-colour inkset and improved colour gamut, as well as the printer’s “use as an all-round commercial printer that gives the user more options”. The Canon iPF8300 44-inch wide large-format printer was announced last year, and it “has been growing in popularity in the photographic, proofing and production markets since its launch,” according to Canon.

Canon Press Release

Canon imagePROGRAF named best photographic printer by EDP

United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, 26th May 2011 – Canon UK, a world leader in imaging solutions, announces that the Canon imagePROGRAF iPF8300 has been awarded the accolade of ‘Best Photographic Printer of the Year 2011’ by the European Digital Press Association (EDP) at a ceremony at FESPA Digital today. Comprising publishers of leading European magazines devoted to digital printing, the EDP Association represents a readership of over one million graphic arts professionals across 18 countries.

The EDP commended the iPF8300 for its 12-colour inkset and improved colour gamut, as well as the printer’s “use as an all-round commercial printer that gives the user more options”.

“We’re delighted that the imagePROGRAF iPF8300, which has been growing in popularity in the photographic, proofing and production markets since its launch, has won this award,” comments Gill Mussell, LFP Product Manager, Canon UK. “The innovative digital imaging and ink technologies in this printer deliver large format prints of outstanding quality and with the broadest available colour gamut, allowing professional users to take full advantage of the growing business opportunities in large format.”

Designed to deliver the highest quality output achievable in today’s aqueous large format printing market, the imagePROGRAF iPF8300 features Canon’s 12-colour LUCIA EX pigment ink system and innovative printing technology to produce prints with increased accuracy and an extended colour gamut to fulfil professional users’ demands for more sophisticated print quality.



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#1 Dennis

I may have to look into this some more... I need a good photo printer!

8:01 pm - Thursday, May 26, 2011

#2 N S

Isn't it a little bit early? 2011 isn't over yet last time I checked. Should be named 'Best Photographic Printer of the Year 2011 so far’

11:09 pm - Thursday, May 26, 2011