Media Types You Can Use - iX6820
Article ID: ART163852 | Date published: 12/02/2015 | Date last updated: 12/02/2015


Media Types You Can Use - iX6820


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
  • Envelopes

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.

Note:  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/GP-601>
  • Photo Paper Glossy <GP-601>
  • 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>
  • Paper for creating your own prints:
  • T-Shirt Transfers <TR-301>
  • Photo Stickers <PS-101>

*1 100% recycled paper can be used.

Page Sizes
You can use the following page sizes.

Standard Sizes

Letter Legal
11" x 17" (279.4 x 431.8 mm) A5
A4 A3
A3+ B5
B4 4" x 6" (10 x 15 cm)
5" x 7" (13 x 18 cm) 8" x 10" (20 x 25 cm)
10" x 12" (25 x 30 cm) Envelope DL
Envelope Com 10  

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

  • Minimum size: 2.17 x 3.58 inches (55.0 x 91.0 mm)
  • Maximum size: 12.95 x 26.61 inches (329.0 x 676.0 mm)

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 printer.

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.