imagePROGRAF TX-3100

A high-speed, 36-inch large format printer with advanced media handling and intuitive usability.

canon imageprograf tx 3100
simple steps. quick results
Canon Large Format Printer deals

For general advice or to obtain the best support from one of our Canon Approved Engineers, call now on

01372 706000

Talk to or request a call back from a Canon Approved engineer at a time that suits you.

Click for support

Fast, flexible and efficient multipurpose printing

Produce posters, CAD drawings and other applications at high speed, with free-size borderless printing and accurate media handling. Improved usability and enhanced security from a compact printer.

Download Brochure (PDF)
See Specification
Go to TX-3100 Driver Download
canon imageprograf tx 3100

Fast printing

Up to 3.2ppm for A1 CAD drawings by increased print speed and data processing.

Increased productivity

A smart media handling system with simple and easy software solutions supports highly efficient production workflows.

High-volume production

Uninterrupted ink tank replacement, enhanced data processing and a dual roll option maintain impressive print speeds.

Why register with MyLFP?

Access support materials and stay informed: Registering with MyLFP is 100% FREE and will allow you to:

Register your printer warranty (UK Only)
Book service calls (UK Only)
Access unique support how to videos
Simple links to find all Canon LFP drivers
Receive technical updates from Canon's service team

Just ensure you have your printer serial number to hand.  This can be found on a metal plate on the rear of your Canon imagePROGRAF printer.

Extended Support Packs

Available from New – 3 or 5 Year Unlimited Parts & Labour Cover.

With specialist engineers and a nationwide target of Next Business Day On-Site Response we offer the best support possible to keep your printers running

Extended Support pack


Support Pack

Available Post Warranty – Annual Unlimited Parts & Labour Cover.

With specialist engineers and a nationwide target of Next Business Day On-Site Response we offer the best support possible to keep your printers running

Support pack

Drivers and Downloads

We have provided a link below to go direct to the Canon UK Download centre for the TX-3100 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: free software, user manuals and firmware updates.

Go to TX-3100 Driver Download
Download Brochure (PDF)

Maintenance & Support

We have a range of support and maintenance options nationwide for the large format printer market. Support Packs to Adhoc Engineer support.


How To Video Guides

Currently no how to video's are available for this printer, please check back soon.

Specification Highlights

  • High-volume production

    Faster print, with no interruptions for replacing ink and automatic media switching with dual roll option.

  • Robust security

    Features upgraded to the market standard.

  • Supreme print quality

    Fine line accuracy and vibrant colour.

  • Weather resistance

    Full pigment LUCIA TD ink, with water resistant media option.

  • Smart roll handling

    Simple set up with improved accuracy of media type detection.

  • Custom-size output

    Free-size borderless printing.

  • Powerful software

    PosterArtist Lite allows effortless poster creation, while Direct Print Plus delivers a simple workflow solution.

Full Specification

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
    Plain Paper (A1):

    0:18 (Fast Economy Mode), 3.2ppm

    Plain Paper (A0):

    0:34 (Fast Economy Mode)

    0:37 (Fast)

    1:04 (Standard)

  • Poster
    Plain Paper (A0):

    0:37 (Fast Economy Mode)

    0:42 (Fast)

    1:15 (Standard)

    Heavy coated Paper (A0):

    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
    W x D x H

    1390 x 984 x 1168 mm (Basket Open)

    1390 x 766 x 1168 mm (Basket Closed)

    105 kg (including Roll Holder Set and Roll unit, excluding ink and print heads)
  • Packaged Dimensions and Weight
    Printer (Main unit with pallet): 1606 x 903 x 1061 mm

    149 kg

    Roll Unit: 1524 x 562 x 461 mm

    26 kg

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