Details - iPF8300 Firmware Ver.1.26 (Firmware Update Tool Ver.3.50) & Media Information File (US) Version 0008 for Mac OS X v10.6-v10.8
ID: 0400035902_EN_7
< Firmware Update Tool > You can use this program to update the printer firmware version. < Media Information File > Media Information Filecan be registered on the printer control panel and in the printer driver by using the Media Configuration Tool.

How to Download and Install
For more about installation the procedure, please refer to "Guide\iPF8300\Install-8300_E.pdf".

< Firmware Update Tool >
(1) Switch the printer on.
(2) Decompress it on your computer hard disk.
(3) Execute the imagePROGRAF FirmUpdate file. 
    The imagePROGRAF Firmware Update Tool is installed.
(4) Execute the installed imagePROGRAF Firmware Update Tool.

< Media Information File >
For more about installation the procedure, please refer to the install guide.
Driver/Software Details
File Name
File Version
File Size
81.03 MB
File Languages
English | Spanish | German | French | Italian | Japanese | Korean | Chinese
Post Date
< Firmware Update Tool >
Modifications from Ver.1.25 to Ver.1.26
1. Optimized the print head control.
2. The problem that the community name setting in SNMP setting was not processed correctly has been fixed.
3. Shutdown timer function has been added.
-Shutdown timer
After the printer goes into Sleep Mode, power will be turned off automatically when the situation that the printer is not operated continues until the time being set in advance by operation panel.
Setup time:OFF/ 5 min./ 10 min./ 30 min./ 1 hour/ 4 hours/ 8 hours*/ 12 hours *Initial value when updating version.

Modifications from Ver.1.23 to Ver.1.25
1. The control of waste ink has been optimized.
2. The infrequent failure that a job sent during transition to sleep mode might be cancelled has been fixed.
3. The fairly infrequent failure of printer not retrieving from sleep mode has been fixed.

Modifications from Ver.1.22 to Ver.1.23
1. Modifications due to parts change

Modifications from Ver.1.20 to Ver.1.22
1. Change of specifications of printer color calibration
  * This modification requires application of "MIF version 000600000000" released simultaneously.
2. The failure of user password settings in RemoteUI has been fixed.
3. Improved print quality at unidirectional printing

Modifications from Ver.1.10 to Ver.1.20
1. Improved display of remaining time of printing

Modifications from Ver.1.07 to Ver.1.10
1. The failure that printer might not retrieve from sleep mode in rare cases has been fixed.

Modifications from Ver.1.02 to Ver.1.07
1. The problem that the number of days after printhead installation might be incorrect at the first installation has been fixed.
2. The failure that in printing for color calibration, some colors might be printed with streaks has been fixed.

< Media Information File >
Modifications from Ver.0007 to Ver.0008 (MCT Ver.4.12)
1. The Glossy Paper/Semi-Glossy Paper listed below have been supported.
-Glossy Photo Paper 170gsm
-Satin Photo Paper 170gsm
-Glossy Photo Paper 200gsm
-Satin Photo Paper 200gsm
-Glossy Photo Paper 240gsm
-Satin Photo Paper 240gsm
2. Some minor bugs have been fixed.

Modifications from Ver.0006 to Ver.0007 (MCT Ver.4.12)
1. Media information of Lightweight Gloss Proof Paper and Lightweight Matte Proof Paper has been added.

Modifications from Ver.0005 to Ver.0006 (MCT Ver.4.12)
1. The fairly infrequent problem of colors not adjusted after performing calibration on the main body has been fixed. 

Modifications from Ver.0004 to Ver.0005 (MCT Ver.4.12)
1. The failure that a calibration error occurs in rare occasions when performing calibration, has been fixed.

Modifications from Ver.0002 to Ver.0004 (MCT Ver.4.12)
1. Media information of Premium Glossy Paper 2 280 and Premium Semi-Glossy Paper 2 280 has been added.

Modifications from MCT Ver.4.12 to MIF Ver.0002
1. The profile of [Perceptual (People/ Dark Areas)] has been changed so that the color reproducibility and gradation are improved.
2. The profiles of "Fine Art (Photo)" and "Fine Art (Photo HW)" have been changed.
< Firmware Update Tool >
  Mac OS X v10.6-v10.8, English edition

  The softwares above require the Intel processor or PowerPC of the 
  Macintosh Series computers.

Interface Connectivity:
  The printer and computer where this program is executed must be connected 
  with either of the following methods.

  - Connected via an Bonjour and capable of printing via the network. 
  - Connected via a USB or FireWire port cable and capable of printing as a local printer.

< Media Information File >
Install the Media Configuration Tool if it is not installed.

   Mac OS X v10.3.9 - v10.8
< Firmware Update Tool >
*  Before you start the firmware version update program, close any other applications 
   that are running.

*  Before executing the firmware update of a printer connected to the network, 
   make sure AppleTalk is selected "Active".

*  Do not try to use the printer while the firmware version update program is running. 
   If a print job is executing, cancel the print job or wait for the job to finish 
   before you execute the version update program.

*  Never switch off the target printer while the firmware version update program is running.

*  If the firmware version update fails while writing to the flash ROM, 
   you may not be able to start the printer. In this case, 
   contact a Canon service center or the dealer where you purchased the printer.
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