Canon PlotWave 550 Specifications


Product description

Black & white all-in-one wide format print/copy/scan system with color scanner

Imaging technology

Electrophotography (LED), organic photoconductor (OPC), clean closed toner system, Radiant Fusing technology

Toner/ Ink type

Black toner: 0.450 kg per bottle

Print speed

Black & white: 10 A1-sizes per minute, 5 A0 sizes per minute

Print resolution

600 x 1200 dpi



Printer or multifunctional 2 or 4 rolls

Size main engine (WxDxH)

Compact design: 1527 x 803 x 1495 mm (including top delivery tray)

Weight main engine

240 kg


CE, TUV GS, CETECOM, C-UL-US, Energy Star 2.0, FEMP, Rohs, CCC, VCCC


Paper rolls

2 or 4 rolls

Paper cutting

Cutters included in the drawer for fast and easy media switching

Maximum paper capacity

2 roll: 365 m2 4roll: 730 m2

Paper weight

60 - 110 g/m2

Roll width

297 - 914 mm

Printing length

Minimum: 279 mm - Maximum: 176 meters

Output delivery

Integrated top delivery tray

Media type

Paper: Plain paper, Transparencies, Translucent, Recycled paper, Engineering Bond, Engineering Vellum, Colored paper, Top Label Paper FSC, Red Label Paper PEFC, Black Label Paper PEFc, Green Label FSC, RecycledWhiteZero FSC, Transparent Paper, Transparent Paper FSC, Polyester film, Polyester film antistatic, Contrast Film, Clear Polyester Film, Double Matte Polyester Film, White Opaque Polyester Film, Translucent Engineering Bond, Engineering Bond, Recycled Engineering Bond, Engineering Vellum, Color Top, Recycled paper, Plain Paper recycled, Transparent



ClearConnect multi-touch user interface

Size (WxDxH)

300 x 220 x 40 mm. Touch screen: 10.4"


800 x 600 pixels

Number of colors

16.2 Million


Projective capacitive touch


3 hard buttons: [Wake-up], [Stop, interupt, abort], [Home].

Multi-touch functions: pinch, swipe, flick, zoom, pan


View optimization: Tilt (-4 to +45 degrees) and turn (-45 to +180 degrees). Status light (red, orange, green). USB interface with indication light



High performance POWERsync controller with Windows 8 Embedded, 64 bits


Dual-Core G1620 @ 2.70GHz


4 GB DDR3 (standard)


Intel HD Graphics, 1GHz

Hard disk

500 GB, 7200rpm (standard)


Ethernet 100 Mbits/s, 1 Gbit/s


Discovery: APIPA, WS-Discovery, SNMP

Page description language

TIFF, JPEG, HPGL, HPGL2, DWF, C4, Calcomp 906/907/951, CALS, NIRS, NIFF, PS/PDF (optional)


E-shredding, IPSec, IP filtering/Access Control Lists, HTTPS, audit logging, network protocol enable/disable, LDAP integration, Active Directory Integration (optional), User authentication on local ClearConnect user panel (LDAP/Active Directory credentials, smart card) for scan/copy/print. Configure HTTPS Certificates. Removable hard disk option, Optional FIPS 140-2 Certified Trusted Platform Module (TPM) and BitLocker based hard disk encryption, hard disk wipe (Only with Disk Encryption), Configurable CA certificate, Disable Network Ports and Protocols, Security Event Logging, Optional Single Sign-on (on device).

Cloud support

Unlimited user and or Administrator authenticated cloud support via WebDav and/or third party provider: e.g. Microsoft® SharePoint®, Dropbox®,,, Google® Drive®, Microsoft® OneDrive®, Amazon Cloud Drive®, Cloudsafe®, MyDisk®, PlanWell Collaborate. The cloud user authentication can either be preconfigured by the administrator or done by the user at the time of accessing the specific cloud


Scaling; Scaling (scale-to-fit page, reduce when image too large to avoid clipping or to custom factor, scale page size to standard size) , Rotation , Shift (automatic or user defined), Adding/removing trailing/leading edge, Mirror, Black intensity in poster mode, Print optimization (standard, lines/text, poster). Color Highlight and Dark Original. Area to erase (area of interest)



Contact Image Sensor (CIS) Color scanner with Image Logic technology

Scan resolution

600 x 600 dpi

Scan speed

14,6 m/min Black & white scanning;

9.7 m/min Copying;

4.8 m/min Color scanning

Scan format

TIFF, PDF, PDF/A, JPEG, CALS, multi-page PDF, multi-page PDF/A and multi-page TIFF

Scan templates

Virtual unlimited number of scan templates to standardize common scan settings and destinations

Scan destination

Local USB flash drive, FTP, SMB, Smart In box on Controller, Optional Local Home folder( LDAP), mobile device via Mobile WebTools, WebDav Clouds, PlanWell Collaborate.

Original width

208 - 914 mm

Original length

208 mm - 16 m

Original thickness

Maximum 0.8 mm (non-rigid documents)


Scale to standard format. Custom: 10 - 1000 %

Preset modes

Lines & text, Lines & text draft, Folded lines & text, Photo, Colored, Dark original, Blueprint, Color Highlight, Diazo

Size scanner (WxDxH)

1097 x 308 x 140 mm

Weight scanner

25 kg


Sound power level

Quiet mode (Standby and sleep): less than 25 dB

Print mode: less than 55 dB

Ozone concentration

<0.001 mg/m3, < 0.000473 PPM (0,05% of permitted limit value)

Heat emission

Ready: 72 W, Active:1.6 kW

Power requirements

90 - 240 V, 50/60Hz

Power consumption

Sleep mode: 1 W

ready mode: 88 W

Active mode: 1.5 KW

Recyclability hardware

Made of steel or highly recyclable plastics: up to 95% of the engine can either be up cycled or recycled. Remaining 5% are non toxic waste.

Recyclability toner container

Bottles made of highly recyclable HDPE (High Density Polyethylene)



Concurrent print, copy and scan of single documents or sets

Printer drivers

Wide format Printer Driver 2 for Microsoft® Windows®, PostScript® 3 driver, Mobile WebTools for iOS®, Android® and BlackBerry®, Publisher Mobile for IOS® and Android®, Publisher Express, Publisher Select 2.

Job management

Personalized Smart Inbox with history, Manage queue, Express WebTools, Secure controler access, remote shutdown and restart


Account Centre (Optional)



Additional 2nd roll drawer option to increase media capacity from 365 to 730 m2, Scanner Express placed on top of the printer, removable hard disk, Climate Control, TPM module, PlotWave folder, Delivery Tray to increase delivery capacity up to 200 pages.


View Station, Adobe® PostScript ®3/PDF file interpreter, Reprodesk, Account Center.