Canon CX-G6400 4″ Inkjet Card Printer

The Canon CX-G6400 4″ Inkjet Card Printer is designed specifically for your hospitality printing needs. Print customized event, festival, tradeshow and sporting event badges,
fast, on-demand, and on the spot in a single pass. Pre-printing badge and event cards are a hassle, from needing to order multiple types of inventory and tracking each for individual costs to the inability to make design changes based on your changing needs with the CX-G6400 fast on-demand printing, all of these hassles are a thing of the past.

The CX-G6400 is versatile and provides the flexibility needed to keep up. With support for Paper and Plastic Cards up 4″x6″, CR80 Plastic Cards, Paper Business Cards and Envelopes you will be able to print all your different hospitality needs from one machine. All the cards, badges and credentials are printed on-demand and on the spot, meaning you can customize and tailor credentials based on your client and guests needs. This means you can personalize cards, reduce wasted media and never run out of the media you need just because of a last-minute change.

From increased security, to better first impressions, the 1200×1200 dpi high-resolution will allow your clients & guests to experience exceptional photo image quality. That means badges are easy to identify, providing a great experience.

Product Core Features:

  • Up to Large 4″ Card Size
  • Ideal for: Event, Concert & Tradeshow Badges/Credentials and Cards
  • Supported media types up to 4″x6″ in paper or plastic. Including; Credential Card, CR80 Plastic ID Cards, Business Cards and Envelopes
  • Dye-Based Inks for colorful graphics and vivid colors
  • Fast First Print Out Time: 12 Seconds or less1
  • Up to 2,700 Cards Per Hour (CPH) for Plastic/Credential1
  • High 1200 x 1200 dpi Print Resolution
  • Up to 400 Card Capacity2

Supported Media:

  • Supported media types up to 4″x6″ in paper or plastic. Including; Credential Card, CR80 Plastic ID Cards, Business Cards and Envelopes

Ideal for:

  • Event, Concert & Tradeshow Badges/Credentials
  • Press Pass, conferences, concerts
  • Sporting event/concert badges & passes
  • Festival/ Tradeshow/ special event badges & passes
  • Oversized badges/passes
  • General Business Cards & ID Card printing


Canon CX-G6400 4″ Inkjet Card Printer

Printing Method
Dye-based Inkjet
Print Mode
Single Sided (Simplex)
Print Speed (up to) First Print Out Time: Business Card: 12 seconds or less1
Business Card: 100 Cards/minute (6,000 Cards Per Hour (CPH)) 1
Plastic Card (CR80): 45 Cards/minute (2,700 Cards Per Hour (CPH)) 1
4×6 Postcard: 45 Cards/minute (2,700 Cards Per Hour (CPH)) 1
Envelope: 28 Envelopes/minute
Number of Nozzles
5,185 dots
Print Resolution (Up to)
1200×1200 dpi
Ink Compatibility
4 (1 x Black, 1 x Cyan, 1 x Magenta, 1 x Yellow)
Maximum Printable Area
Width: 107.8 mm / 4.2
Length: 297.0 mm / 11.7
Minimum Margin
Top/Bottom: 1.5 mm
Left/Right: 2.0 mm
Paper Thickness
Paper/Plastic: 0.21 – 0.76 mm / 8.27 – 30 mil
Envelope: 0.24 – 0.48 mm / 9.45 – 18.9 mil
Automatic Sheet Feeder
Paper feed capacity2
Plastic & Paper Card: 400 Cards
Envelope: 100 Envelopes
Paper Compatibility
Paper Card: Business Cards, Credential, Envelope, Postcard
Plastic Card: 2 x 3.5 PVC (CR80, CR100)
Custom Size: Paper/Plastic within Maximum Printable Size & Up to 30 mil
Body Durability
1.5 Million Sheets / 5 Years
Estimated Output Number
Approx. 3,500 Cards per cartridge set2
Maximum Paper Size
Width: 85.0 – 120.0 mm / 3.3 – 4.7
Length: 49.0 – 300 mm / 1.9 – 11.8
OS Compatibility
Windows 10 (64/32 bit), 8.1 (64/32 bit), 7 SP1 (64/32 bit)3
Standard Interface USB 2.0
Ethernet (10/100/1000Base-T)
Power Source
AC 100v – 240v, 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption (approx.) Maximum: Approx. 229 W
Operating: Approx. 135 W
Sleep Mode: Approx. 8.5 W or Less
Dimension (W x D x H)
23.4 (W) x 16.1 (D) x 18.3 (H)6
Operating Temperature:
Temperature: 41° – 95°F (5° – 35°C)
Operating Humidity:
Humidity: 10-90% RH (Non-Condensing)
Noise Acoustic Information4:
Operating Noise (Max.): 58dB or less
Standby Noise: 35dB or less
Cartridge Fill Volume
Black / Cyan / Magenta / Yellow: 105 ml
Maintenance Cartridge Info & Fill Volume
WT-X401 Maintenance Cartridge 1
Approx. 72,000 Sheets1
Operational Method
Buttons/LEDs: 3 Buttons / 8 LEDs
2 Year Warranty5

Speed, Security & Accuracy
When guests and clients arrive, you need to check them in, get them their credentials and make sure they look good and accurate – so you definitely don’t have time to wait, you need a printer that can keep up. This advanced printer can turn out business cards at speeds of up to 100 cards per minute and CR80 ID cards at speeds up to 45 cards per minute.1 This means more prints in less time, perfect for handling large volumes, such as at trade shows, and long lines at important events. All with an ultra-crisp print resolution of 1200 x 1200 dpi using dye-based inks for accurate color-critical graphics. When you’re entrusted with personal information and secure details, security is paramount. Since all information is printed on the spot and not imprinted on thermal ribbons, experience peace of mind with inkjet.

Print on a Wide Variety of Media
Print what you need, no matter your event. The Canon CX-G6400 can print on matte papers, glossy papers, card stock, envelopes, and plastic all up to 4″ wide. This versatility enables you to print business cards, visitor badges, and large format credentials on paper, as well as ID badges and credentials on plastic-all on the same machine-and with fewer stops to load new media.

More Output with Less & Easy Maintenance
The CX-G6400 uses easy-to-replace inkjet cartridges that last for thousands of prints. A great convenience during busy periods when seamless production is vital. When high volume printing is needed, the CX-G6400 offers superior ease of use and simplicity reflected in the design with only three buttons on the printer itself