Media Types You Can Use

    17-Feb-2009
    8200395400

    Solution

    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
    Media Types
    Name of Paper
    (Model No.)*1
    Paper Source Load
    Limit
    Paper Output Load
    Limit*2
    Settings in Printer Driver: Media Type
    Rear TrayFront Tray
    Plain Paper
    (Recycled paper)*3
    Approx. 150
    sheets*4
    1 sheetApprox. 50 sheetsPlain Paper

    Canon genuine papers
    Name of Paper
    (Model No.)*1
    Paper Source Load LimitPaper Output Load Limit*2Settings in Printer Driver: Media Type
    Rear TrayFront Tray
    For printing photos:
    Photo Paper Pro Platinum
    (PT-101)*5
    A3+ (13" x 19") and 10" x 12" / 25 x 30 cm: 1 sheet
    A3, A4, Letter, 5" x 7" / 13 x 18 cm, and 8" x 10" / 20 x 25 cm: 10 sheets
    4" x 6" / 10 x 15 cm: 20 sheets
    1 sheet*6Photo Paper Pro Platinum
    Photo Paper Plus Glossy II
    (PP-201)*5
    Photo Paper Plus Glossy II
    Photo Paper Plus Semi-gloss
    (SG-201)*4 *5
    Photo Paper Plus Semi-gloss
    Matte Photo Paper
    (MP-101)
    Matte Photo Paper
    Fine Art Paper "Photo Rag"
    (FA-PR1)*7
    1 sheet1 sheetFine Art "Photo Rag"
    Fine Art Paper "Museum Etching"
    (FA-ME1)*7
    Not loadable*8Fine Art "Museum Etching"
    Fine Art Paper Premium Matte
    (FA-PM1)*7
    Not loadable*8Fine Art Premium Matte
    For creating your own prints:
    Photo Stickers
    (PS-101)*9
    1 sheet1 sheet*6Photo Paper Plus Glossy II

    *1 Paper with a Model Number is Canon genuine paper. 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, visit 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.
    *2 Maximum number of sheets that can be ejected and stacked on the Front Tray when feeding paper from the Rear Tray.
    When feeding paper from the Front Tray, remove each sheet as it is ejected.
    *3 Proper feeding of paper may not be possible at the maximum capacity depending on the type of paper or environmental conditions (either very high or low temperature or humidity). In such cases, reduce the number of paper you load at a time to less than half (100% recycled paper can be used).
    *4 14" x 17" / 36 x 43 cm paper cannot be loaded in the Rear Tray.
    *5 When loading paper in stacks, the print side may become marked as it is fed or paper may not feed properly. In this case, load one sheet at a time.
    *6 We recommend that you remove the previously printed sheet from the Front Tray before continuously printing to avoid blurs and discoloration.
    *7 If you are using Fine Art Paper "Photo Rag", Fine Art Paper "Museum Etching", or Fine Art Paper Premium Matte, you cannot print in the 1.38 inches / 35 mm margin on the top and bottom edges according to the direction of printing. If you select a special page size for Fine Art Paper in the printer driver, a limit is set to prevent printing in the 1.38 inches / 35 mm margin on the top and bottom edges of the paper. We recommend checking the printing area in the preview screen before printing.
    Canon genuine media is produced and managed to get optimal print quality. We recommend using Canon genuine media.
    *8 Feeding this paper from the Rear Tray can damage the printer. Always load in the Front Tray.
    *9 You can easily specify print settings for sticker paper with Easy-PhotoPrint EX provided on the Setup CD-ROM. Install it on your computer.

    Non-Canon genuine specialty paper

    • Loading paper
    Load one sheet at a time in both the Rear Tray and the Front Tray.
    IMPORTANT
    If you select Canvas or Board Paper in Media Type in the printer driver, always load the paper in the Front Tray. The paper cannot be fed from the Rear Tray.

    • Printer driver settings and paper source
    CharacteristicsMedia TypePage Size /
    Paper Size
    Paper Source
    Rear TrayFront Tray
    Paper that has the texture of drawing paperOther Fine Art PaperArt XX (Margin 35 mm) *1Available *2Available
    Paper that has a texture like canvasCanvasArt XX (Margin 35 mm) *1UnavailableAvailable
    Board Paper, Thick paper
    (From 23 mil / 0.6 mm to 47 mil / 1.2 mm)
    Board Paper *3Art XX (Margin 35 mm) *1UnavailableAva

    *1 Select Art A4 (Margin 35), Art Letter (Margin 35) / Art US Letter (Margin 35), Art A3 (Margin 35), or Art A3+ 13x19 (Margin 35) according to the size you are using.
    *2 Less than 53 lb / 200 gsm
    *3 Be sure to select Board Paper in Media Type. Selecting other media types may cause a malfunction.
    REFERENCE
    Other than Canon genuine specialty paper, alternative paper types listed on our website may provide better quality printing. For more information about the alternative paper, see your local retailer's homepage listed on the Canon Inc. website.
    Please note that the customer must bear the cost for connection to the Internet.
    Information regarding the alternative paper is updated on an irregular basis. And alternative products may change without prior announcement.

    Page Sizes
    You can use the following sizes of paper.
    • You can load paper of the following sizes in the Rear Tray.
    A3+ (13" x 19"), A3, B4, A4, B5, A5, Letter, Legal, 11" x 17" / 279.4 x 431.8 mm (Tabloid), Wide (4" x 7.1"), 4" x 6" / 10 x 15 cm, 4" x 8" / 101.6 x 203.2 mm, 5" x 7" / 13 x 18 cm, 8" x 10" / 20 x 25 cm, and 10" x 12" / 25 x 30 cm
    • You can load paper of the following sizes in the Front Tray.
    A3+ (13" x 19"), A3, B4, A4, B5, A5, Letter, Legal, 11" x 17" / 279.4 x 431.8 mm (Tabloid), Wide (4" x 7.1"), 4" x 6" / 10 x 15 cm, 4" x 8" / 101.6 x 203.2 mm, 5" x 7" / 13 x 18 cm, 8" x 10" / 20 x 25 cm, 10" x 12" / 25 x 30 cm, and 14" x 17" / 36 x 43 cm

    Standard sizes:
    • Letter (8.50 x 11.00 inches / 215.9 x 279.4 mm)
    • Legal (8.50 x 14.00 inches / 215.9 x 355.6 mm)
    • 11" x 17" / Tabloid (11.00 x 17.00 inches / 279.4 x 431.8 mm)
    • A5 (5.83 x 8.27 inches / 148.0 x 210.0 mm)
    • A4 (8.27 x 11.69 inches / 210.0 x 297.0 mm)
    • A3 (11.69 x 16.54 inches / 297.0 x 420.0 mm)
    • A3+ (13.00 x 19.00 inches / 329.0 x 483.0 mm)
    • B5 (7.17 x 10.12 inches / 182.0 x 257.0 mm)
    • B4 (10.12 x 14.33 inches / 257.0 x 364.0 mm)
    • 4" x 6" (4.00 x 6.00 inches / 10 x 15 cm)
    • 4" x 8" (4.00 x 8.00 inches / 101.6 x 203.2 mm)
    • 5" x 7" (5.00 x 7.00 inches / 13 x 18 cm)
    • 8" x 10" (8.00 x 10.00 inches / 20 x 25 cm)
    • 10" x 12" (10.00 x 12.00 inches / 25 x 30 cm)
    • 14" x 17" (14.00 x 17.00 inches / 36 x 43 cm)
    • L (3.50 x 5.00 inches / 89.0 x 127.0 mm)
    • 2L (5.00 x 7.01 inches / 127.0 x 178.0 mm)
    • Hagaki (3.94 x 5.83 inches / 100.0 x 148.0 mm)
    • Hagaki 2 (7.87 x 5.83 inches / 200.0 x 148.0 mm)
    • Wide (4.00 x 7.10 inches / 101.6 x 180.6 mm)
    • Art Letter (Margin 35) (8.50 x 11.00 inches / 215.9 x 279.4 mm)
    • Art A4 (Margin 35) (8.27 x 11.69 inches / 210.0 x 297.0 mm)
    • Art A3 (Margin 35) (11.69 x 16.54 inches / 297.0 x 420.0 mm)
    • Art A3+ (Margin 35) (13.00 x 19.00 inches / 329.0 x 483.0 mm)

    Non-standard sizes:
    You can also specify a custom size within the following range.
    • Minimum size:
    3.50 x 5.00 inches / 89.0 x 127.0 mm (Rear Tray)
    3.94 x 5.83 inches / 100.0 x 148.0 mm (Front Tray)
    • Maximum size:
    12.95 x 26.61 inches / 329.0 x 676.0 mm (Rear Tray)
    14.00 x 23.00 inches / 355.6 x 584.2 mm (Front Tray)

    Paper Weight / Thickness
    Rear Tray:
    From 17 lb / 64 gsm to 28 lb / 105 gsm (plain paper except for Canon genuine paper)
    Do not use heavier or lighter paper (except for Canon genuine paper), as it could jam in the printer.
    However, you can use non-Canon genuine art paper that is up to 53 lb / 200 gsm.
    See Non-Canon genuine specialty paper.

    Front Tray:
    From 4 mil / 0.1 mm to 47 mil / 1.2 mm
    Do not use paper thicker than this, as it could jam in the printer.

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