Manufacturer: Canon U.S.A., Inc.
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 15.73 MB
Operating System: Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows Server, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Mac OS 9, Mac OS X
Latest Version / Release Date: 1.38 / 05/15/2009
As a large format printing device it is capable of handling large printing media to output processed information. The device driver for the Canon iPF9000S is used to support the 8-color LUCIA ink technology developed by its manufacturer. This means that the printing hardware makes use of eight separate print cartridges to generate the final printed output. The design of the Canon iPF9000S allows it to generate high quality images. This is achieved with the installation of the device driver which communicates with the installed software applications where the printing instructions are generated. These instructions dictate how the colors will be mixed by the printing hardware to come up with printed images that match what is displayed on the computer screen. The device driver makes it possible for the computer user to specify the type of printing mode that will be used. For draft outputs the computer user can invoke the economy printmode feature which will produce lower quality images to save ink usage. The device driver also allows the computer user and the installed software applications to tap into the built-in storage drive of the Canon iPF9000S hardware.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
The Canon iPF9000S was designed by its manufacture to incorporate a calibration system. This system built into the print hardware allows for the easier implementation of calibration processes to come up with high quality images. The device driver is partially responsible for controlling the behavior of the printer head at runtime. The printer head is basically used to direct the flow of the ink to come up with the processed data on the print media. Since large format printers are essentially tools used for image processing and graphics design, the device driver allows for the implementation of plug-in modules to popular image editing programs. This allows for a better understanding of the instructions sent by the software application. The result is a correct implementation of the commands that lead to an accurate printed image. The Canon iPF9000S also has a built-in memory module which allows it to store print commands that are placed in the queue. This results in the faster generation of print outputs. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Canon iPF9000S errors before installing any driver updates.