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Printing is as Easy as 1, 2, 3.
// Click here for a printing demonstration. Connect a select Canon digital camera or PictBridge supported digital camera to the CP400 using the standard USB cable included with your digital camera. Now you're ready to print. There's no need to use your computer. Simply playback a picture on your camera's LCD. Then, press the lighted Print/Share Button*. For cameras without a Print/Share Button, simply press print in the function menu**. *Only available on select Canon PowerShot models.<br/> **Print function may vary depending on camera model. Print water and fade-resistant, high quality prints in a variety of sizes: wide size (4" x 8"), postcard (4" x 6"), credit card size, labels, and mini labels. There are three colored lights on top of the CP400 that conveniently indicate printing status. The CP400 Compact Photo Printer supports the PictBridge printing standard. So any PictBridge compliant digital camera can connect to these printers, and you can enjoy the benefits of automatic DPOF printing as well as index, partial image, multiple copy and exact size printing. Print computer-stored images too<br/> For maximum versatility, you can also connect your computer to the CP400 Printer. All you need is a standard USB computer cable. Printer drivers and Canon software for both PC and Mac are included with the printer.
300 dpi with Protective Coating for Vibrant, Lasting Prints
The Canon CP400 produces brilliantly colored, long lasting, prints that rival the appearance and durability of images created by traditional film processors. And it takes just 106 seconds* to create 4" x 8" (wide size) prints. 4" x 6" (postcard size) images print in just 85 seconds,* and credit card size pictures require only 40 seconds* to print. Using 300-dpi dye-sublimation technology with 256 levels of color, this compact photo printer renders skin tones, shadings and fine details with true-to-life accuracy. A transparent water and fade-resistant coating offers added protection against the damaging effects of sunlight and humidity. Automatic Dynamic Range Correction<br/> The CP400 features an Automatic Dynamic Range Correction function that optimizes the print image information sent from your PictBridge compliant camera. The benefit? You get brighter, sharper, better-looking prints. To activate this function, simply turn on "Image Optimize" before printing. * 4"x6" borderless printed directly from Canon digital cameras with DIGIC II Image Processors, or from any PictBridge digital cameras.
Print wide size, postcards, labels and more.<br/> <br/> Express your individuality! The CP400 gives you the print sizes you need to do more with your pictures. Wide Size (4" x 8") &#160; Create professional-quality holiday, special occasion and other festive photo cards using the new wide size format. Also try Canon's wide range of stylish, pre-designed templates included in the PhotoRecord software (Windows only) to create holiday cards, thank you cards and more. Select a single image or multiple images, choose a template design and print. It's fast and easy! <br/> Wide Size<br/> (Approx. 4" x 8") &#160; &#160; Postcards (4" x 6") &#160; Share your adventure with personal Postcards from the road. They're perfectly sized for mailing. Or assemble the cards in an album to create an unforgettable photo memory book. Postcards print with or without borders in just 85 seconds*. <br/> Postcard Size<br/> (Approx. 4" x 6") &#160; &#160; Credit Card Size &#160; Wallet and pocket-friendly, these stylish prints are made to share. Print them with or without borders in only 40 seconds*. <br/> Credit Card Size &#160; &#160; Credit Card Size Full Labels &#160; Put your image just about anywhere with these bold, colorful labels. It's a great way to be seen in all the right places. <br/> Credit Card Size Full Label Mini Labels &#160; Attach mini labels to application forms, luggage tags, CD jewel cases &#8211; anywhere you want to get noticed. Each sheet of labels makes eight identical images. <br/> 8 Mini Labels &#160; * Printing direct from Canon PowerShot digital cameras with DIGIC II Image Processors, or from any PictBridge digital cameras.
The Convenience of ID Photos and Frame-by-Frame Movie Prints
ID Photo and Movie Print options (available with select Canon PowerShot models) allow you to do even more with your pictures. ID Photo Print<br/> Now, creating ID Photos is faster and more convenient than ever. Just use your Canon PowerShot camera with ID Photo Print feature to take a picture. Then crop and print it right from the camera. In seconds, you've got multiple ID Photos on a single sheet. Ideal for school or work, security badges, application forms and more. <br/> ID Photo Print &#160; &#160; Movie Print<br/> Create frame-by-frame prints of your favorite movies taken with your Canon PowerShot. Set the &#8220;Movie Print&#8221; feature on your camera to create an index print of the individual frames. The camera automatically selects key frames based on the total running time of the movie and the number of stills required to fill the sheet. It's a great way to keep track of all the movies you've shot. <br/> Movie Print
Optional Accessories
Your printing gains a whole new dimension with these optional Canon accessories specially created for CP Printers. Color Ink/Paper Sets KW-24IP<br/> 4" x 8" paper,<br/> 24 sheets.<br/> Buy Now &#160; &#160; KP-108IP<br/> 4" x 6" paper,<br/> 108 sheets.<br/> Buy Now &#160; &#160; KP-36IP<br/> 4" x 6" paper,<br/> 36 sheets. <br/> Buy Now KC-36IP*<br/> Credit card size paper, 36 sheets. <br/> Buy Now &#160; KC-18IF*<br/> Credit card size/full label, 18 sheets. <br/> Buy Now &#160; KC-18IL*<br/> Credit card size/mini label, 18 sheets. <br/> Buy Now * Optional Credit Card Size Paper Cassette required. <br/> 4" x 8" Size Paper Cassette PCW-CP100<br/> Paper cassette for wide size (4" x 8") paper. &#160; <br/> Buy Now &#160; &#160; Credit Card Size Paper Cassette PCC-CP100<br/> Paper cassette for credit card size paper, labels or mini stickers. &#160; <br/> Buy Now &#160; &#160; Postcard Size Paper Cassette PCP-CP100 Paper casette for postcard size paper. <br/> &#160; &#160; Car Battery Adapter Kit CBA-CP100<br/> Run the CP Printers off your car battery. Ideal for printing on the road or when an AC power source is unavailable. <br/> Buy Now &#160; &#160; Printer Carrying Bag CPB-100<br/> Now you can be prepared to print anywhere. This ultra-light and ultra-good-looking carrying bag has easy-access compartments that hold your Canon CP Printer, digital camera and accessories stylishly and securely. <br/> Buy Now


Printer Type

Full-color direct digital printer

Printing Method

Dye-Sublimation thermal transfer (with overcoating)

Print Speed (up to)

Wide Size:Approx. 102 sec.*/ 106 sec. Postcard Size:Approx. 81 sec.*/ 85 sec. Credit Card Size:Approx. 40 sec. 8-Mini Labels:Approx. 40 sec.

Print Resolution (Up to)

Reproduction:300 x 300 dpi:256 gradations/ color

Standard Interfaces

USB Type A for camera, USB Type B for computer (Mac and Windows software included with printers)

Ink Compatibility

Dedicated ink cassette (Y/ M/ C, overcoating)

Print Size

Postcard size: borderless - 3.9 in. x 5.9 in. (148 x 100mm), bordered - 3.6 x 4.8 in. (91.4x 121.9 mm); Credit card size: borderless - 2.1 x 3.4 in. (54 x 86 mm), bordered - 2.0 x 2.6 in. (50 x 66.0mm); 8 Mini labels: 0.7 x 0.9 in. (17.3 x 22mm); Wide size: borderless - 3.94 x 7.87 in. (100 x 200mm)

Print Modes

Postcard size (bordered or borderless); Credit card size (bordered or borderless); 8 Mini labels (per Credit card size sheet); Wide size (bordered or borderless)

Paper Compatibility

Dedicated paper (for Postcard size; Credit card size prints, Credit card size label, or Credit card sheet with 8 mini labels or Wide size)

Paper Feed Method

Automatic feed from paper cassette

Paper Eject Method

Sheets eject onto top of paper cassette

Physical Dimensions

6.73 x 4.72 x 2.1 in./ 171 x 120 x 56mm


28.9 oz./ 820g (excluding paper cassette and ink cassette)

Power Source

DC 24V using the included Compact Power Adapter CA-CP200

Operating Environment

41 - 104°F/5 - 40°C, 20 - 80%RH (when running)

Compatible Supplies & Accessories

Canon offers a wide range of compatible supplies and accessories that can enhance your user experience with you SELPHY CP400 that you can purchase direct. Scroll down to easily select items to add to your shopping cart for a faster, easier checkout. Visit the Canon Online Store



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† 4"x6" borderless printed directly from Canon digital cameras with DIGIC II Image Processors, or from any PictBridge digital cameras.

†† Based on accelerated testing, assuming image is stored in an album at 23°C/50% R.H.

† Prices and specifications subject to change without notice. Actual prices are determined by individual dealers and may vary.

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