Canon PIXMA iP8740

Canon PIXMA iP8740

Enjoy stunning quality photos up to A3+ with this premium 6 single ink printer. Print wirelessly around the home including from smartphones, tablets and Wi-Fi cameras. Ideal for photo enthusiasts.



Canon PIXMA iP8740

Premium A3+ photo printer

This premium photo printer, with a sophisticated design, boasts an advanced 6 colour ink system allowing you to print stunning quality photos in sizes from 10x15cm up to A3+ as well as documents – making it the ideal choice for photo enthusiasts.

Technical Specifications

Print Resolution
Up to 9600¹ x 2400 dpi

Print Technology
6 Individual Inks (PGBK, BK, C, M, Y, GY)

Inkjet FINE print head with 1pl (min.) ink droplet size

ChromaLife100+ inks

Mono Document Print Speed
Approx. 14.5 ipm¹

Colour Document Print Speed
Approx. 10.4 ipm¹

Photo Print Speed
Borderless 10x15cm: Approx. 36 seconds¹

A3+ Bordered: Approx. 120 seconds¹

Borderless Printing
Yes (A3+, A3, A4, LTR, LDR, 25x30cm, 20x25cm, 13x18cm, 10x15cm)

Two Sided Printing
Manual operation

Direct Disc Printing
Yes (software included)

Standard Ink Cartridges
PGI-450PGBK (Pigment Black)

CLI-451BK (Black)

CLI-451C (Cyan)

CLI-451M (Magenta)

CLI-451Y (Yellow)

CLI-451GY (Grey)

Optional XL Ink Cartridges
PGI-450PGBK XL (Pigment Black XL)

CLI-451BK XL (Black XL)

CLI-451C XL (Cyan XL)

CLI-451M XL (Magenta XL)

CLI-451Y XL (Yellow XL)

CLI-451GY XL (Grey XL)

PBK (Pigment Black)
Standard: 300 document pages or 2,070 photos*

Optional XL: 500 document pages or 4,775 photos*

BK (Black)
Standard: 1,105* document pages or 337 photos*

Optional XL: 4,405* document pages or 870 photos*

C (Cyan)
Standard: 311 document pages or 164 photos*

Optional XL: 675 document pages or 385 photos*

M (Magenta)
Standard: 307 document pages 150 photos*

Optional XL: 665 document pages 381 photos*

Y (Yellow)
Standard: 312 document pages or 146 photos

Optional XL: 670 document pages or 358 photos*

GY (Grey)
Standard: 780 document pages or 126 photos*

Optional XL: 3,350 document pages or 275 photos*

Composite (CMY average)
Standard CMY: 310 document pages or 153 photos*

Optional XL CMY: 670 document pages 374 photos*

Testing standards
ISO/IEC 24711 for A4 colour document pages

ISO/IEC 29102 for 10x15cm colour borderless photos

Values obtained by continuous printing

* Estimated supplemental yield

Paper Types
Plain Paper

Envelopes (DL, COM10)

Canon Pro Platinum (PT-101)

Canon Pro Luster (LU-101)

Canon Plus Glossy II (PP-201)

Canon Plus Semi-gloss (SG-201)

Canon Glossy Everyday Use (GP-501)

Canon Matte (MP-101)

Canon High Resolution Paper (HR-101N)

Canon Photo Stickers (PS-101)

Canon T-Shirt Transfer (TR-301)

Other Fine Art Papers

Maximum Paper Input
Max. 150 sheets of plain paper

Max. 20 sheets of photo paper

Paper Sizes
A3+, A3, A4, A5, B4, B5, LTR, LGL, LDR, 25x30cm, 20x25cm, 13x18cm, 10x15cm

Paper Weight
Plain paper: 64 – 105 g/m²

Canon photo paper up to 300 g/m² (PT-101)

Wired Connections
Hi-Speed USB

Wireless Connections
Wi-Fi IEEE802.11 b/g/n¹

Wireless LAN Frequency Band: 2.4GHz

Please refer to the user manual for instructions on how to activate/deactivate the wireless LAN.

Applications Support
Canon PRINT app¹

Apple AirPrint

Google Cloud Print

Wireless PictBridge

Supported Operating Systems
Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 / Vista SP1 & SP2 / XP SP3 32-bit

Mac OS X v10.6.8 or later

Supported Mobile Systems
iOS (PIXMA Printing Solutions app, AirPrint)

Android (PIXMA Printing Solutions app)

Windows RT

Minimum System Requirements
Windows: Internet Explorer 8, internet connection or CD-ROM

Mac: Safari 5 and internet connection

Display: 1024 x 768 XGA

Software Included
Printer driver

My Image Garden

Quick Menu

Easy-WebPrint EX (plug-in for IE8 or higher)

Dimensions (W x D x H)
590 x 331 x 159 mm

8.5 kg

Power Source
AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz

Power Consumption
Off: Approx. 0.3 W

Standby (Wi-Fi connection to PC): Approx. 1.9 W

Standby (all ports connected): Approx. 2.4 W

Time to enter Standby mode: 2 minutes

Printing: Approx. 23 W¹

Acoustic Noise Levels
Approx. 43.5 dB(A)¹

Recommended Operating Environment
Temperature: 15-30°C

Humidity: 10-80%RH (no dew condensation)

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