Load the recommended paper types and amounts iP2700 / iP2702

Article ID: ART108968 | Date published: 05/11/2015 | Date last updated: 08/16/2015


Recommended Paper Types, Amounts and Settings

This table references the recommended media types and the amounts of each type to load in the printer. Click here for unusable paper types

Media Type


Paper Support Load Limit

Printer Driver Setting for Media Type

Plain Paper

100 sheets (A4, Letter)

Plain Paper


10 envelopes (European DL, US Comm. Env. #10)


High Resolution Paper


80 sheets (A4, Letter)

High Resolution Paper

Super White Paper


80 sheets (A4, Letter)

Plain Paper

Matte Photo Paper


10 sheets (A4, Letter),
20 sheets (4" x 6" / 101.6 x 152.4 mm)

Matte Photo Paper

Photo Paper Glossy


10 sheets (Letter), 20 sheets (4" x 6" / 101.6 x 152.4 mm)

Glossy Photo Paper

Photo Paper Plus Glossy II*3


10 sheets (A4, Letter, 5" x 7" / 127.0 x 177.8 mm), 20 sheets (4" x 6" / 101.6 x 152.4 mm)

Photo Paper Plus Glossy II

Photo Paper Pro Platinum*3


10 sheet (A4, 4'x6", 8"x10", Letter)

Photo Paper Pro Platinum

Photo Paper Plus Semi-gloss*3


10 sheets (A4, Letter), 10 sheets (8" x 10" / 203.2 x 254.0 mm)*2 , 20 sheets (4" x 6" / 101.6 x 152.4 mm)

Photo Paper Plus Semi-Gloss

Photo Paper Pro II*3


10 sheets (A4, Letter, 8" x 10" /203.2 x 254.0 mm),
20 sheets (4" x 6" / 101.6 x 152.4 mm, Wide)

Photo Paper Pro II

Photo Stickers*4


1 sheet

Photo Paper Plus Glossy II

T-Shirt Transfers


1 sheet

T-Shirt Transfers

Paper with a Model Number is Canon specialty media.

You may not be able to purchase some Canon genuine papers depending on your country.

*1 Paper is not sold in the US by Model Number. Purchase paper by name.

*2 SG-201 only

*3 When loading paper in stacks, the print side may be marked as it is fed in or sheets may be stuck to one another causing them not to be fed properly. In this case, load one sheet at a time.

*4 You can specify the print setting easily by using the Easy-Photo Print EX provided with the Setup CD-ROM.

*5 This paper cannot be used in Macintosh©.

Unusable paper

Do not use the following types of paper. Using such paper will not only produce unsatisfactory results, but can also cause the printer to jam or malfunction. Additionally, when printing on A5 or smaller sized paper, do not use paper thinner than a post card, including plain paper or notepad paper cut to a small size.

  • Folded, curled, or wrinkled paper
  • Damp paper
  • Paper that is too thin (weighing less than 17 lb / 64 g/m²)
  • Paper that is too thick (weighing more than 28 lb / 105 g/m², except for Canon genuine paper)
  • Paper thinner than a postcard, including plain paper or notepad paper cut to a small size (when printing on paper smaller than A5)
  • Picture postcards
  • Postcards affixed with photos or stickers
  • Envelopes with a double flap (or sticker flaps)
  • Envelopes with an embossed or treated surface
  • Envelopes whose gummed flaps are already moistened and adhesive
  • Any type of paper with holes
  • Paper that is not rectangular
  • Paper bound with staples or glue
  • Paper with adhesives
  • Paper decorated with glitter, etc.



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