Media Types You Can Use

Choose paper suitable for printing, for the best print results. Canon provides you various types of paper to enhance the fun of printing, such as stickers as well as papers for photo or document. We recommend the use of Canon genuine paper for printing your important photos.

Media Types

Commercially available papers

 Plain Paper (including recycled paper)*1


Canon genuine papers

The Model Number of Canon genuine paper is shown in brackets. Refer to the instruction manual supplied with the paper for detailed information on the printable side and notes on handling paper. For information on the page sizes available for each Canon genuine paper, access our website.


 You may not be able to purchase some Canon genuine papers depending on the country or region of purchase. Paper is not sold in the US by Model Number. Purchase paper by name.

Paper for printing photos:

 Photo Paper Pro Platinum <PT-101>

 Glossy Photo Paper "Everyday Use" <GP-501>

 Photo Paper Glossy <GP-502>

 Photo Paper Plus Glossy II <PP-201>

 Photo Paper Pro Luster <LU-101>

 Photo Paper Plus Semi-gloss <SG-201>

 Matte Photo Paper <MP-101>

Paper for printing business documents:

 High Resolution Paper <HR-101N>*2

Paper for creating your own prints:

 T-Shirt Transfers <TR-301>*2

 Photo Stickers <PS-101>

*1 100% recycled paper can be used.

*2 Printing to this paper from the operation panel or from a digital camera is not supported.

Paper Load Limit

Media Type Settings on the Operation Panel

Setting the Media Type with the Printer Driver


 You can print onto a printable disc using the disc tray supplied with the machine.

Placing a Printable Disc

 When printing photos saved on a PictBridge compliant device, you must specify the page size and media type.

Printing from a Digital Camera

Page Sizes

You can use the following page sizes.


 You can load the page sizes as follows.

- cassette (upper): 4" x 6" (10 x 15 cm) and 5" x 7" (13 x 18 cm)

- cassette (lower): A4, B5, A5, Letter, Legal, 8" x 10" (20 x 25 cm), European DL, and US Comm. Env. #10

 Printing of envelopes from the operation panel or from a digital camera is not supported.

Standard sizes:






 4" x 6" (10 x 15 cm)

 5" x 7" (13 x 18 cm)

 8" x 10" (20 x 25 cm)

 European DL

 US Comm. Env. #10

Non-standard sizes:

You can print on non-standard size paper within the following ranges.

 cassette (upper)

- Minimum size: 3.50 x 5.00 inches (89.0 x 127.0 mm)

- Maximum size: 7.87 x 7.28 inches* (200.0 x 184.9 mm*)

 cassette (lower)

- Minimum size: 3.54 x 7.29 inches* (90.0 x 185.0 mm*)

- Maximum size: 8.50 x 14.00 inches (215.9 x 355.6 mm)

* Paper may be fed from a different paper source depending on the operating system of your computer.

Paper Weight

You can use paper in the following weight range.

 17 to 28 lb (64 to 105 g /m2) (except for Canon genuine paper)

Do not use heavier or lighter paper (except for Canon genuine paper), as it could jam in the machine.

Notes on Storing Paper

 Take out only the necessary number of paper from the package, just before printing.

 To avoid curling, when you do not print, put unused paper back into the package and keep it on a level surface. And also, store it avoiding heat, humidity, and direct sunlight.

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