imagePROGRAF TX-3100 MFP Z36

A 36-inch multifunction printer, with advanced print features and scan technology for accelerated productivity.

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Outstanding productivity for large format printing and scanning

Print CAD, GIS and posters faster and more efficiently, with borderless printing now available for any size and easy media handling to support high-volume jobs efficiently.

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Faster printing

Increased print speed and continuous printing enhances productivity, up to 3.2ppm A1 CAD.

Quality in print and scan

Class-leading inkjet and unique scanner technology assure high-quality printing and scanning.

Accurate media handling

Added support for high-volume printing, with hassle-free media handling, automatic media switching for dual roll option.

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Drivers and Downloads

We have provided a link below to go direct to the Canon UK Download centre for the TX-3100 MFP Z36 printer. Your operating system will also be auto detected to select the best driver for you.
The link also has other downloads for the TX-3100 MFP Z36: free software, user manuals and firmware updates.

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Maintenance & Support

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Specification Highlights

  • High-volume production

    Faster speed, uninterrupted printing, and a dual roll option with automatic media switching.

  • Superior quality

    Advanced inkjet printing with outstanding scan precision.

  • Security assured

    Improved security meets the industry standard requirement.

  • Media detection

    Enhanced accuracy for hassle-free operation.

  • Software solutions

    Easy poster creation with PosterArtist Lite and simple printing with the newly developed Direct Print Plus as standard.

  • Weather resistance

    Full pigment LUCIA TD ink with water resistant media option.

  • Intuitive colour touchscreen

    Easy user access to functionality.

Full Specification

Scanner Technology

  • Scan Technology
  • Optical Resolution (dpi)
  • Paper Path
  • Scan Width
    36″ (914mm)
  • Minimum Scan Width
    6″ (150mm)
  • Document Width
    38″ (965mm)
  • Maximum Scan Length
    8m (JPEG/PDF), 15.2m (TIFF)
  • Weight of Scanner
  • Dimensions (W x D x L)
    1056 x 199 x 118mm 

    1056 x 251 x 156mm with Doc return guide
  • Compliances
    Europe: CE mark, Other Countries : CB certfication
  • Front/Rear Exit
    Rear (front eject via Document Return Guide)
  • Document Handling – Face Up/Down
  • Document Thickness
    0.07 – 1.0mm 1
  • Scan Speed 8-bit Grayscale & Mono @200dpi
    13ips 2
  • Scan to PC: Scan Speed 24-bit Color @200dpi
    3ips 3
  • Copy: Scan Speed 24-bit Color @200dpi
    6ips 4
  • Interface USB
    3.0 (backward compatible to USB2)
  • Scanner Controls
    Stop, Advance, Rewind, LED status
  • Branding/Colour
    None / Canon black
  • Software Included
    SmartWorks MFP V6
  • What’s in the Box?
    Z36 scanner

    Suspension mount for printer and system controller mount

    2 paper edge guides

    3 Document return guides

    Calibration target

    Assembly & Start Up Guide

    USB3 cable (2 meter)

    Power Supply

    15.6″ system controller

    3:1 Trident power cord – requires 1 local mains cable (not included).
  • System Controller
    Windows 10 Enterprise LTSC 64 bit. CPU: Intel Pentium G5400T. SSD: 256GB, RAM: 8GB DDR4. Display: Multi touch 15.6”, 1366 x 768. 3 x USB3 & 1 x USB2, 1 x GbE (rear). Power button and 1 x USB3 (Front).

Printer Technology

  • Printer Type
    5 Colour 36″
  • Print Technology
    Canon Bubblejet on Demand 6 colours integrated type (6 chips per print head x 1 print head)
  • Print Resolution
    2,400 x 1,200 dpi
  • Number of Nozzles
    Total : 15,360 nozzles MBK : 5,120 nozzles BK, C, M, Y : 2,560 nozzles each
  • Line Accuracy
    ±0.1% or less

    User adjustments necessary. Printing environment and media must match those used for the adjustments.

    CAD paper required: Plain paper, CAD tracing paper, coated paper, CAD translucent matte film only
  • Nozzle Pitch
    1,200 dpi x 2 includes Non-firing nozzle detection and compensation system
  • Ink Droplet Size
    minimum 5 pl per colour
  • Ink Capacity
    Bundled Starter Ink: 330ml (MBK)/160ml (BK, C, M, Y)

    Sales Ink: 160ml/330ml/700ml
  • Ink Type
    Pigment inks : 5 colour MBK/BK/C/M/Y
  • OS Compatibility
    Microsoft Windows 32 Bit: 7, 8.1, 10

    64 Bit: Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Windows Server 2008R2, 2012, 2012R2, 2016, 2019

    Apple Macintosh: macOS 10.12.6~macOS 10.15
  • Printer Languages
    HP-GL/2, HP RTL, PDF (Ver.1.7), JPEG (Ver. JFIF 1.02)
  • Standard Interfaces
    USB A Port: USB Memory Direct Print for JPEG/PDF files

    USB B Port: Built-in Hi-Speed USB

    Ethernet: 10/100/1000 base-T

    Wireless LAN: IEEE802.11n/IEEE802.11g/IEEE802.11b

    *Please refer to user manual how to activate/deactivate the wireless LAN


  • Standard Memory
    128GB (Physical memory 2GB)

    Expansion slot : No
  • Hard Drive
    500GB (Encrypted)

Print Speed

  • CAD Drawing
    Based on (A1) Page size

    0:18 (Fast Economy Mode), 3.2ppm

    Based on (A0) Page size

    0:34 (Fast Economy Mode)

    0:37 (Fast)

    1:04 (Standard)

  • Poster
    Plain Page (A0) Page Size

    0:37 (Fast Economy Mode)

    0:42 (Fast)

    1:15 (Standard)

    Coating Page (A0) Page Size

    1:38 (Fast)

    2:33 (Standard)

Media Handling

  • Media Feed and Output
    Roll Paper : One Roll, Front-loading, Front Output

    Cut Sheet : Front-loading, Front Output (Manual feed using media locking lever)
  • Media Width
    Roll paper : 152.4mm – 917mm

    Cut sheet 152.4mm – 917mm
  • Media Thickness
    Roll/Cut : 0.07mm – 0.8mm
  • Minimum Printable Length
    Roll paper : 101.6mm (Excluding Cloth, Canvas, Tracing Paper and Translucent Matte Film media. These media are 200mm.)

    Cut sheet : 203.2 mm
  • Maximum Printable Length
    Roll paper : 18 m (Varies according to the OS and application)

    Cut sheet : 1.6 m
  • Maximum Media Roll Diameter
    170 mm
  • Media Core Size
    Internal diameter of roll core: 2″/3″
  • Margins Recommended Area
    Roll paper: Top: 20 mm, Bottom: 3 mm, Side: 3 mm

    Cut sheet: Top: 20 mm, Bottom: 20 mm, Side: 3 mm
  • Margins Printable Area
    Roll paper : Top: 3 mm, Bottom: 3 mm, Side: 3 mm

    Roll paper (borderless) : Top: 0 mm, Bottom: 0 mm, Side: 0 mm

    Cut sheet : Top: 3 mm, Bottom: 20 mm, Side: 3 mm
  • Media Feed Capacity
    Roll Paper: Two rolls. Automatic switching is possible.

    Cut Sheet: 1 sheet
  • Media Take-Up Roll Unit
    Dual direction roll take up unit allowing print surface to be wound inside or outside of the roll
  • Borderless Printing Width (Roll Only)
    [Recommended] 515mm(JIS B2), 594mm(ISO A1), 728mm(JIS B1), 841mm(ISO A0), 10″, 14″, 17″, 24″, 36″

    [Printable] 257mm(JIS B4), 297mm(ISO A3), 329mm(ISO A3+), 420mm(ISO A2), 6″, 8″, 12″, 15″, 16″, 18″, 20″, 22″, 30″, 34″, 300mm, 500mm, 600mm, 800mm and custom roll width (152.4 – 917mm)

    *”Printable” size is printed as micro marzin tecnology, that means is not used with hole of platen.
  • Maximum Number of Delivered Prints
    [Multi-position basket]

    Standard position: 1 sheet

    Flat position: A2 landscape, glossy paper 10 sheets, Coated paper 20 sheets, Plain paper 20 sheets (excludes strong curled condition)


    Basket position : 1 sheet (excludes curled condition)

    Folding position : A0/A1 portrait, CAD drawing, Plain paper 20 sheets, Uncoated paper 100 sheets (excludes curled condition)

    Stacking position : A1/A2 landscape, CAD drawing, Plain paper 100 sheets, Uncoated paper 100 sheets (excludes curled condition)

Power and Operating Requirements

  • Power Supply
    AC 100-240V (50-60Hz)
  • Power Consumption
    Operation: 115 W or less

    Sleep mode: 2.1 W or less 

    Default setting for the time to enter the Sleep mode: Approx. 5 Minutes

    Power off: 0.3 W or less
  • Operating Environment
    Temperature: 15~30℃, Humidity: 10~80% RH (no dew condensation)
  • Accoustic Noise (Power/Pressure)
    Operation: 51 dB (A) (Plain paper, Standard mode, Line Drawing/Text mode) (Measured on ISO 7779 standard)

    Standby: 35 dB (A) or less

    Operation: 6.9 Bels or less (Plain paper, Standard mode, Line Drawing/Text mode) (Measured on ISO 7779 standard)
  • Regulations
    Europe: CE mark

    Other countries: CB certification
  • Environment Certificates
    TUV, CB

Dimensions and Weight

  • Physical Dimensions and Weight
    imagePROGRAF TX-3100 MFP Z36

    1469 x 984 x 1473 mm (Basket Open, Scanner Upper Position)

    1469 x 766 x 1422 mm (Basket Closed, Scanner Lower Position)

    129 kg (including Roll Holder Set and Roll unit, Scanner, Suspension mount, System controller, excluding ink and print heads)

What’s Included

  • What’s in the Box?
    Printer, 1 x Print Head, 1 x Roll holder (spool), 3” Paper Core Attachment, 1 Set of Starter Ink Tanks, Set Up Guide, Safety/Standard, Environment Leaflet

    User software CD-ROM (Windows), PosterArtist Lite CD-ROM

    EU Biocide Sheet, Eurasian Economic Union Sheet, Important Information Sheet
  • Software Included
    imagePROGRAF TX Printer Driver and PosterArtist Lite Other software available as Download from Web.


  • Optional Items
    2/3″ Roll Holder: RH2-34

    Roll Unit : RU-32

    Stacker : SS-31


  • User Replaceable Items
    Ink Tank: PFl-110 (160ml), PFl-310 (330ml), PFl-710 (700ml)

    Print Head: PF-06

    Cutter Blade: CT-07

    Maintenance Cartridge: MC-30