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Canon Pixma iP8740 Wireless Inkjet A3+ Photo Printer

Canon Pixma iP8740 Wireless Inkjet A3+ Photo Printer


Print superior image quality from the premium Canon Pixma iP8740 Printer A3+ photo printer. The Canon Pixma iP8740 Wireless Inkjet A3+ Photo Printer ensures really fast image printing which can easily be done via a Wi-Fi connection.

The stylish printer operates on an advanced 6 colour ink system - delivering stunning quality photos in sizes from 10x15cm up to A3+ as well as documents. Features to the Canon Pixma iP8740 printer include FINE print head technology with up to 9600 dpi resolution for exceptional details; use and share the printer wirelessly around the home all via a Wi-Fi connectivity; utilise XL inks and get more out of the cartridge; and get creative with the My Image Garden software - which will allow you to search through your images and then create attractive designs for printing, and even printing directly onto printable discs.

  • Premium A3+ Printer with Wireless Connectivity
  • 6 Colour Ink System
  • Print Resolution: 9600 x 2400 dpi
  • IEEE802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi Connectivity
Availability:Out of stock
SKU 8746B022AA
Brand Canon

Premium A3+ Photo Printer

The Canon Pixma iP8740 Wireless Inkjet A3+ Photo Printer is a stylish and compact printer that's capable of printing high-resolution in both image and documents of up to A3+. The printer operates on a 6 single ink system, and is the ideal choice for photo enthusiasts.

Smart Connectivity with Wi-Fi & Ethernet Connectivity

The Canon Pixma iP8740 Printer allows users to easily share documents and photos directly to the printer without having to plug any cables in to get your files off. Thanks to advanced technology, the Wi-Fi connectivity will allow you to easily send files over, which can be done through the Canon PRINT app that can be downloaded onto your smartphone.

High-Resolution Printing

All thanks to high-quality inks, the Canon Pixma iP8740 printer ensures crisp, sharp photo-lab quality images. The printer operates on a 6 single ink system, and for more efficient printing you only need to replace the colour that runs out.

Superfast Printing

Get your documents and photos printed out really fast with Canon's technology powered into this stylish printer. The Canon Pixma iP8740 printer has a rapid A4 document print speed of 14.5 ipm in mono and 10.4 ipm in colour. Additionally, it can print a photo-lab quality 10x15cm borderless photo in approx. 36 seconds and an A3+ in approx. 120 seconds.

Save Big with XL Inks

Save more when using the optional XL inks. The XL inks delivers significantly more pages, offering up to 30% savings per page compared to your standard size inks.

Print Directly onto Disc

The Canon Pixma iP8740 Printer allows you to print your artwork directly onto printable disc. This is great for photographers who need to present the final package to clients as it adds that extra bit of touch to your work - making it more presentful.

In the box
  • Canon Pixma iP8740 Wireless Inkjet A3+ Photo Printer
  • Setup Ink Tanks (PBK, BK, C, M, Y, GY)
  • Power Cord
  • Direct Disc Print Tray
  • Setup CD-ROM
  • Manuals and other documents


Print Resolution

Up to 9600 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 ipm

Colour Document Print Speed

Approx. 10.4 ipm

Photo Print Speed

Borderless 10x15cm: Approx. 36 seconds

A3+ Bordered: Approx. 120 seconds

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/m

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



Wired Connections

Hi-Speed USB

Wireless Connections

Wi-Fi IEEE802.11 b/g/n

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 app

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 W

Acoustic Noise Levels

Approx. 43.5 dB(A)


Recommended Operating Environment

Temperature: 15-30°C

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


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 more information see

All brand and product names are trademarks of their respective companies.


 Ink droplets can be placed with a minimum pitch of 1/9600 inch

 Document print speed on plain paper is measured based on average of ESAT in Office Category Test of ISO/IEC 24734 standard.

 Document print speed on plain paper is measured based on average of ESAT in Office Category Test of ISO/IEC 24734 standard.

 Photo print speed is based on default driver setting using ISO/JIS-SCID N2 standard on Canon Photo Paper Plus Glossy II and does not take into account data processing time on host computer. A3+ Bordered: 11x14" (28x35cm) image on A3+ size paper.

 Wi-Fi frequency band: 2.4GHz, Wi-Fi Security: WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK, WEP, Administration password

 Canon PRINT app is Canon's free application for smartphones and tablets. Not available in certain countries or regions.

 When printing ISO/JIS-SCID N2 pattern on A3 size plain paper using default settings.

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


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Warranty Info


1.  What warranty comes with the goods purchased ?

All products excluding batteries sold by Orms are covered by a minimum of a one year local warranty, reckoned from the date of purchase, to protect you against manufacturing defects.


Canon IXUS, PowerShot compact cameras are covered by a full 1 Year Warranty
Canon DSLR and Mirrorless cameras
are covered by a full 2 Year Warranty.
Canon video cameras including Legria and X-series are covered by a full 1 Year Warranty.


Nikon compacts excluding the Coolpix P900 are covered by a full 1 Year Warranty.
Nikon DSLR's including the CoolPix P900 and are covered by a full 2 Year Warranty.


Panasonic cameras and lenses are covered by a full 2 Year Warranty.


Fujifilm cameras  are covered by a 2 Year Warranty.


Sigma and Tamron products are covered by a 3 Year Warranty.


Lexar and Sandisk memory cards are covered by a Limited Lifetime Warranty.


Lowepro's Limited Original Owner Warranty covers defects in materials and workmanship during the useful life of the product.  The warranty does not cover damage caused by improper care.


 All used gear sold by ORMS is supplied with a 6 Month Warranty.


 All refurbished gear sold by ORMS is supplied with a 12 Month Warranty.


2.  My product has gone faulty, now what ?

Please contact our service division straight away on 021 - 469 1962 and notify them of the fault. You may also e-mail them at

   1. If a product is defective / faulty, ORMS will replace the product within a 10 day period deemed from the date of receiving the product.  ORMS will also cover the shipping costs within the borders of South Africa.

   2. During the warranty period, Orms will arrange collection of the faulty item, facilitate the repair and then ship the product back to the customer, bearing all risks and costs.

   3. Please see our policies under Return Policy and Servicing & Repair Policy for further information


Orms is not obliged to repair products that fall outside of the manufacturers warranty period, or products that are damaged accidentally, however Orms in seeking to deliver the highest standard of customer service will gladly assist the customer in having the product repaired via the network of repair agents with which Orms has business dealings.

Shipping Info

1.  FREE Standard Shipping 

Free Economy Shipping is available on all orders exceeding R1 000. (T&C's apply)

*Terms and conditions to qualify for free shipping:

  • Shipping may only be to a physical address within the borders of South Africa. No P.O Box's allowed.
  • Shipping to outlying or remote areas like farms and game reserves may attract an additional fee.
  • The delivery time to city areas is usually between 2 and 4 working days*. This excludes weekends and public holidays.

*Reckoned from time of dispatch to time of arrival to client. This is an estimate and not guaranteed.


2.  Aramex Courier Service (local)

We use Aramex couriers as our preferred method of delivery.

With sophisticated track and trace equipment, you can pinpoint exactly where your parcel is, from the moment it is dispatched by us, until it's safely handed over to you the recipient.

Your parcel is well packaged and bubble wrapped before delivery. We also fully insure your parcels contents for the journey to your door.

Delivery Charges:

We charge a flat-rate for shipping and the charges are per order. 

  • Express Shipping to Main Cities @ R 150.00 incl. VAT (ETA of 1-2 Business Days)* - Main Cities are: Cape Town, Johannesburg, Pretoria, Durban, Port Elizabeth and East London. Other cities/towns will take more than 1-2 delivery time.
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*Reckoned from time of dispatch to time of arrival to client. This is an estimate and not guaranteed. This period does not include Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays. The base price of R80.00 incl. VAT is for a parcel up to 10kg in Volumetric and Physical weight. Should the item/s exceed this weight, we reserve the right to increase the shipping charge accordingly. 

Please Note: The above prices quoted are for ordering online through the ORMSdirect website only. A different rate will be quoted if handled manually through our camera sales department. Our delivery service only runs from Monday to Friday. Saturday morning deliveries can be done by special arrangement only and at an additional charge. Please contact to arrange. We reserve the right to re-quote the delivery fee should this become too expensive. 


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International orders are generally subject to local import duties and taxes (VAT)

Orms is not responsible for, nor can we offer, any specific advice regarding any customs related fees that you may incur. For specific information, please consult with your local government import office.

Privacy: Your privacy is important to us. We strive to exceed your expectations for privacy. Cross-border shipments are subject to inspection by customs authorities. We may also be called upon to provide certain order, shipment, and product information to our international carriers. Carriers may communicate such information to customs authorities for the purpose of facilitating customs clearance and compliance with local laws.

Delivery Charges:

International shipments are quoted on a per order basis depending on the size and weight of the parcel shipped.


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You are welcome to place your order online, pay for it and collect it from our Cape Town or Bellville branches. You will need to bring in a print out of the order for collection. Please ask for online sales on arrival. 


Orms Shop - Cape Town

Open: Mon-Thurs 8 to 6PM, Fri 8:30 to 6PM, Saturdays 8AM to 1PM 

Shop 5, Roeland Square

Upper Canterbury Street

Gardens, Cape Town, 8001

South Africa

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Orms Shop - Bellville

Open: Weekdays 8AM to 5:30PM, Saturdays 8AM to 1PM

Victorian Towers

Cnr Durban Rd & Palm St

Bellville, Cape Town, 7530

South Africa


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