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High Quality Prints&#8212;Dye-sublimation technology uses heat to transfer ink to the paper, reproducing 16.8 million colors for amazing pictures in both color and black and white. Then, a clear protective coating is added which helps prevent against damage from light, water and gases so your precious photos last for generations. <br/><br/>Fast Prints&#8212;Print a Postcard size photo in under 1 minute4<br/><br/>
Beautiful & Borderless&#8212; Print photo lab quality Credit Card and Postcard Sizes.<br/><br/>3.0" LCD&#8212;Easily view, select and edit your images for simple computer-free printing. No downloading needed, just pick your pic and print! <br/><br/>Easy-Scroll Wheel&#8212;Use the Easy-Scroll Wheel to quickly jump to the function you want. It's fast and a lot more fun! <br/><br/>Creative Print&#8212;Customize your photos for added printing fun with elements like Frames, Calendars, Photo Diary Print and much more!
Memory Cards2/PictBridge/IrDA5& Optional Bluetooth3&#8212;Don't feel like using a computer? No problem. Just insert a compatible memory card into the built-in card slot, select images on the LCD display, and print! Thanks to a PictBridge connection, you can also print photos directly from your compatible digital camera, DV camcorder or camera phone.3,5,6. Plus, you can print from the optional BU-30 wireless Bluetooth unit.3<br/><br/><br/>USB&#8212;Plug the cable into your computer for a fast connection for your data transfers. <br/>
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SELPHY CP790 Box Contents

SELPHY CP790 Box Contents SELPHY CP790 Compact Photo Printer A/C Cable Basket Compact Power Adapter Document Kit:CP790 Printer Solution Disk v.19.0 <br>User Guide <br>Warranty Card Paper Cassette (Postcard Size) Paper Cassette (Card Size) Trial Ink Cassette (Postcard Size) Trial Standard Paper Pack (Postcard Size)


Printer Type

Compact Photo Printer

Printing Method



3.0 LCD Display, My Colors, Portrait Image Optimize, Red-Eye Correction, Storage Basket, Easy-Scroll Wheel, Power Save, Voice Guidance through PC Print Speed (up to)4x6 Color Photo:4x 6 borderless photo: approx. 47 seconds4Print Resolution (Up to)300 x 300 dpi:256 levels of color

OS Compatibility

Windows® 7, Windows Vista®, Windows XP and Mac OS® X v10.4 and v10.5x7

Standard Interfaces

USB, Card Slots (See Memory Card Support), PictBridge (Cable not included), Bluetooth®3 v2.0 (Optional), IrDA® Version 1.26/IrSimple

Paper Sizes

Card (2.13 x 3.39), Card Full Label, 4 x 6 (Postcard), 4 x 8 (Wide)

Physical Dimensions

7.0 (W) x 9.7 (H) x 3.4 (D)


3.2 lbs.


1-year limited warranty. Toll-free technical phone support

Software Included

Setup Software & User's Guide CD-ROM and SELPHY CP790 Printer Driver

Memory Card

SD™ Memory Card, miniSD™ Card, microSD™ Card, SDHC™Memory Card, miniSDHC™ Card, microSDHC™ Card, MultiMediaCard®MMCplus Card, MMCmobile Card, MMCmicro Card, HC MMCplus Card, RS-MMC™ Card, CF®, Card, Microdrive® xD-Picture Card,® Memory Stick,® Memory Stick PRO,™ Memory Stick Duo™, Memory Stick PRO Duo™, Memory Stick Micro™

Compatible Supplies & Accessories

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  1. Based on accelerated dark storage testing by Canon under controlled lighting, temperature and humidity conditions. Canon cannot guarantee the longevity of the prints; results may vary depending on printed images, display/storage conditions and environmental factors.
  2. Compatible memory cards include SD™ Memory Card, miniSD Card, SDHC™ Memory Card, miniSDHC™ Card, MultiMediaCard®, MMCplus Card, MMCmobile Card, HC MMCplus Card, RS-MMC™, CompactFlash® Card, Microdrive®, Memory Stick®, Memory Stick® PRO™, Memory Stick® Duo™ and Memory Stick® PRO Duo™. The following can be used with the addition of a special adapter sold separately: microSD™ Card, microSDHC™ Card, MMCmicro Card, xD-Picture Card® and Memory Stick Micro™.
  3. Requires mobile phone (or other device) equipped with Bluetooth v.2.0 and optional Canon Bluetooth Unit BU-30. Bluetooth operation depends on the device and software version used. Operating distance is approx. 10 meters but may vary due to obstacles, radio signals, locations where radio interference occurs, magnetic fields from microwave ovens, device sensitivity and/or antenna performance.
  4. Print Speed obtained using compatible Canon compact digital camera incorporating DIGIC II (other camera models may vary).
  5. Requires mobile phone with IrDA port and support for IrMC version 1.1 protocol, with phone positioned no more than 7.9 inches from printer.
  6. Requires mobile phone equipped with PictBridge technology and a USB cable.
  7. System requirements vary by application.
  8. Warranty programs are subject to certain conditions and restrictions. See www.usa.canon.com/support for details.

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

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