Canon PIXMA PRO-1 Specifications


Print Resolution

Up to 4800¹ x 2400 dpi

Print Engine

Inkjet 12 Single Inks System

LUCIA inks with Chroma Optimizer

FINE print head with 4pl droplet size

Photo Lab Quality Speed

A3+ (SG-201 or PP-201): Approx. 2min 55s¹

A3+ (PT-101 colour or mono): Approx. 4min 20s¹

Borderless Printing

Yes (A3+, A3, A4, Letter, 36 x 43cm, 25 x 30cm, 20 x 25cm, 13 x 18cm, & 10 x 15cm sizes¹

Direct Disc Printing

Available as standard

Two Sided Printing

Available by manual operation only

Driver Features

Black and White Print, Vivid Photo, Manual Colour Adjustment, Clear Coating settings, Photo Noise Reduction, Monochrome Effects, Collate, Multiple page per sheet print, Booklet print, Poster print, Scaled print (20-400%), Fit-to-Page print, Quiet Mode, Auto Power Off settings¹


Ink Cartridge Configuration

12 separate ink tanks:

PGI-29PBK (Photo Black)

PGI-29MBK (Matte Black)

PGI-29DGY (Dark Grey)

PGI-29GY (Grey)

PGI-29LGY (Light Grey)

PGI-29C (Cyan)

PGI-29PC (Photo Cyan)

PGI-29M (Magenta)

PGI-29PM (Photo Magenta)

PGI-29Y (Yellow)

PGI-29R (Red)

PGI-29CO (Chroma Optimizer)

Ink Tanks Life - 10x15cm Photo Printing

Number of 10x15cm photos¹

Photo Black: 1225 photos*

Matte Black: 1345 photos*

Dark Grey: 670 photos

Grey: 790 photos

Light Grey: 1320 photos

Cyan: 1800 photos*

Photo Cyan: 1375 photos

Magenta: 1755 photos*

Photo Magenta: 1055 photos

Yellow: 1280 photos

Red: 2460 photos*

Chroma Optimiser: 429 photos

* Estimated Supplemental Yield

Ink Tanks Life - A3+ Photo Printing

Number of A3+ colour photos¹

Photo Black: 111 photos

Matte Black: 505 photos*

Dark Grey: 119 photos

Grey: 179 photos

Light Grey: 352 photos*

Cyan: 230 photos

Photo Cyan: 400 photos*

Magenta: 281 photos

Photo Magenta: 228 photos

Yellow: 290 photos

Red: 454 photos*

Chroma Optimiser: 90 photos

* Estimated Supplemental Yield


Paper Types

Plain Paper

Canon Pro Platinum (PT-101)

Canon Pro Luster (LU-101)

Canon Pro Premium Matt (PM-101)

Canon Plus Glossy II (PP-201)

Canon Plus Semi-gloss (SG-201)

Canon Matte (MP-101)

Canon Museum Etching (FA-ME1)

Canon Photo Stickers (PS-101)

Other Fine Art, Canvas and Glossy Photo Papers¹

Maximum Paper Input

Rear Tray: Max. 150 sheets

Manual Feeder: 1 sheet

Direct Disc Print Tray: 1 printable CD, DVD or Blu-Ray Disc

Paper Sizes

Rear Tray: A3+, A3, A4, A5, B4, B5, Letter, Legal, 25x30cm (10x12"), 20x25cm (8x10"), 13x18cm, 10x15cm

Manual Feeder: A3+, A3, A4, Letter, 36x43cm (14x17"), 25x30cm (10x12"), 20x25cm (8x10")

Paper Weight

Rear Tray: Plain paper (64 to 105 g/m²) and supported Canon special media up to approx. 300 g/m²

Manual Feeder: Canon special media up to approx. 350g/m² and 0.6mm


Interface Type - PC / Mac

Ethernet: 10/100Mbps (auto switchable)

Hi-Speed USB 2.0 (B port)

Interface Type - Non PC

USB PictBridge


Software Included

Windows and Mac Driver

Print Studio Pro plug-in¹

Colour Management Tool Pro (download)

My Image Garden with Full HD Movie Print²

Easy-WebPrint EX (download)³

Quick Menu

Supported Operating System

Windows 10 (32 and 64bit)

Windows 8 (32 and 64bit)

Windows RT

Windows 7 (32 and 64bit)

Windows Vista (32 and 64bit)

Windows XP (32bit)

Mac OS X v10.4.11 or later

Windows System Requirements

Windows 7: 1GHz or faster CPU, 1GB RAM (32bit) / 2GB RAM (64bit)

Windows Vista (32 and 64 bit): 1GHz or faster CPU, 512MB RAM

Windows XP SP2, SP3: 300MHz or faster CPU, 128MB RAM

Browser: Internet Explorer 6 or higher

CD-ROM Drive

Display: 800 x 600 or better

Mac System Requirements

Mac OS X v10.6: Intel Processor, 1GB RAM

Mac OS X v10.5: Intel or PowerPC Processor (G4, G5, 867MHz or faster)

Mac OS X v10.4.11: Intel or PowerPC Processor (G5, G4, G3), 256MB RAM

Browser: Safari 3 or higher

CD-ROM Drive

Display: XGA 1024 x 768 or better


Power Source

AC 100-240V, 50 / 60Hz

Power Consumption

Off: Approx. 0.4 W

Standby (connected to PC via USB): Approx. 1.6 W

Standby (all ports connected): Approx. 1.8 W

Time to enter Standby mode: 2 minutes

Printing: Approx. 24W¹

Temperature Range

Operating environment: 5° - 35° C


Operating humidity: 10 - 90%RH (no condensation)

Acoustic Noise Levels

Approx. 35.5 dB(A)¹

Dimensions (W x D x H)

695 x 462 x 239 mm


Approx. 27.7 kg


All specifications subject to change without notice.

Print speed may vary depending on system configuration, interface, software, document complexity, print mode, page coverage, type of paper used etc.

Ink yield may vary depending on texts/photos printed, applications software used, print mode and type of paper used. For yield information see

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¹ Ink droplets can be placed with a minimum pitch of 1/4800 inch.

¹ 11"X14" image printed with borders onto A3+ paper in default settings using ISO/JIS-SCID N2.

¹ When printing on Fine Art Papers top and bottom margins are minimum 30mm.

¹ Some features available in Windows driver only.

¹ Declared yield value in accordance with ISO/IEC 29102. Values obtained by continuous printing.

¹ When printing ISO/JIS-SCID N2 pattern at 11"x14" size continuously on A3+ photo paper Pro Platinum (PT-101), with the default settings using Windows 7 printer driver and Photoshop CS4.

¹ Support for a range of non-Canon papers. ICC profiles and Art Paper Printing Guide instructions manual can be downloaded from

¹ Print Studio Pro is a printing software plug-in for the Canon Digital Photo Professional (3.12 or later), Adobe Photoshop (CS4 or later), Adobe Photoshop Elements (8 or later), Adobe Photoshop Lightroom (2.7 or later).

² Full HD Movie Print is available for MOV and MP4 movie files created by Canon digital and video cameras. Requires installation of software bundled with Canon video or digital camera, from which the movie was captured. MOV files require: ZoomBrowser EX / ImageBrowser (version 6.5 or later), MP4 files require: ImageBrowser EX (version 1.0 or later).

³ Easy-WebPrint EX requires Internet Explorer 7 or later.

¹ When printing ISO/JIS-SCID N2 pattern on A4 size plain paper using default settings.

¹ When printing ISO/JIS-SCID N2 pattern on 10x15cm Photo Paper Plus Glossy II using default settings.