ColorWave 3000

Print excellent, high-quality prints in color and monochrome, on a wide range of media. The ColorWave 3500 series offers rock-solid reliability and unparalleled ease of use, with smart innovations that reduce delays and avoid misprints. Confidently print high quality graphics and technical documents where every detail of data is critical.

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Easy to use, in every way

Flexibly manage complex jobs, and avoid costly misprints and delays. ‘What You See Is What You Print’ previews to get your print out quickly and worry-free. Ergonomic media handling with automatic roll width detection and easy paper. feeding.

Fits your workflow

Fast, powerful, and secure POWERsync controller ensures convenient and lightning-fast job processing. Its open architecture enables integration with a variety of print management applications.

Handle incoming jobs with ease

Productive multitasking: print, copy and scan with the integrated controller. Support for submission, driver, and control software that fits the way you work. Minimum operator intervention for high productivity.

Wealth of applications

An enormous range of media: from technical documents to high-quality full-color graphics – from thin, uncoated paper to vinyl. Empower you to grow your application offerings for a faster return on investment.

The complete package

All in one: High-quality printing, scanning, and copying. Fully integrated peripherals portfolio, perfectly tuned to the printer: Scanner Express and Professional, Folder Express and Professional, Stacker Select.

Ready to serve

High reliability and uptime, no daily maintenance required A robust workhorse with mature technology, along parts lifetime, and few consumables Your long-term partner with experienced service organization and dealers.

Highly reliable technology

Consistent, instant-dry, water- and scratch-resistant prints for direct finishing. Sharp lines, high readability, fine details, and area fills that are smooth and even every time you print.

SMARTshield security

All your security risks in every stage of the workflow process are addressed. SMARTshield is a suite of security features embedded in the total print workflow, designed to keep your systems safe: today and in the future.

Supporting a healthy environment

No fine dust, odor & minimum waste, non-toxic toner, no ozone: thanks to TonerPearls. Low-noise printer for a comfortable workspace. Low energy use, certified with ENERGY STAR label.


Hard Disk
2 x 500 gb
Ink Type
TonerPearls for CYMK, 500 grams per color
Software Included
Software available as a Download from Web
Media Feed and Output
Top delivery tray, 42-inch stacker, folder, take-up unit
Media Thickness
Maximum 0.03″ (0.8 mm) non-rigid documents
Media Feed Capacity 2,600 ft., 650 ft. on a roll (1200 m, 200 m per roll)
Discontinued No
Product Type Large Format Printer
Printer Type
5 Colours 36″
Maximum Printable Length 2,600 ft., 650 ft. on a roll (1200 m, 200 m per roll)
Paper Size 11″ – 42″ (297 – 1067 mm)
Color 5 colors MBK/BK/C/M/Y
Interface Connection USB, WiFi, WiFI
Print Resolution
600 dpi
Standard Memory 4 gb DDR2 DRAM
Operating Systems Supported Mac
Printer Languages
HP-GL/2, HP RTL, PDF (Ver. 1.7), JPEG (Ver. JFIF 1.02), CALS G4 (submission via FTP only)
Print Technology
CrystalPoint technology
Ink Capacity 2,600 ft., 650 ft. on a roll (1200 m, 200 m per roll)
Media Size
E8400 3.0 GHz Core 2 Duo
Minimum Printable Length 2 – 4 rolls
Maximum Media Roll Diameter
W x D x H
6.89′ x 2.95′ x 5.18′
Weight 556 lbs. (252 kg)
Media Width
8.2″ – 36″ (208 – 914 mm)
Environmental Compliance Europe: CE mark,
Other countries: CB Certification
Additional information
Canon size