Media Types You Can Use - G3270

Article ID: ART181440 | Date published: 02/09/2023 | Date last updated: 02/10/2023


Learn about the media types supported by the PIXMA G3270.


For best results, choose paper designed for how you are printing. A variety of paper for documents as well as photos or illustrations is available from Canon. Use genuine Canon paper to print important photos, when possible.

Media Types

Genuine Canon paper

 For warnings on use of the non-printable side, see each product's usage information.

 Page sizes and media types differ depending on the country or region where the paper is sold. For details on page sizes and media types, access the Canon website.

 Genuine Canon paper is not available in some countries or regions. Note that in the United States, Canon paper is not sold by model number. Instead, purchase paper by name.

Paper for printing documents:

  • Canon Red Label Superior <WOP111>

  • Canon Océ Office Colour Paper <SAT213>

  • High Resolution Paper <HR-101N>

Paper for printing photos:

  • Glossy Photo Paper "Everyday Use" <GP-501/GP-508>

  • Photo Paper Glossy <GP-701>

  • Photo Paper Plus Glossy II <PP-201/PP-208/PP-301>

  • Photo Paper Pro Luster <LU-101>

  • Photo Paper Plus Semi-gloss <SG-201>

  • Matte Photo Paper <MP-101>

Paper for making original goods:

  • Photo Stickers (16 stickers per sheet) <PS-108>

  • Photo Stickers (Free Cutting) <PS-208>

  • Photo Stickers (Variety Pack) <PS-808>

  • Restickable Photo Paper <RP-101>

  • Removable Photo Stickers <PS-308R>

  • Magnetic Photo Paper <MG-101/PS-508>

  • Light Fabric Iron-on Transfers <LF-101>

  • Dark Fabric Iron-on Transfers <DF-101>

  • Double sided Matte Paper <MP-101D>


Paper other than genuine Canon paper

  • Plain Paper (including recycled paper)

  • Envelopes

 When printing photos saved on a PictBridge (Wi-Fi) compliant device, you must specify the page size and media type.


Page Sizes

You can use the following page sizes.

 Page sizes and media types the printer supports differ depending on the OS you are using.

Standard sizes:

  • Letter

  • Legal

  • Executive

  • A6

  • A5

  • A4

  • B5

  • B-Oficio

  • M-Oficio

  • Foolscap

  • Legal(India)

  • KG/4"x6"(10x15)

  • 5"x7"(13x18cm)

  • 7"x10"(18x25cm)

  • 8"x10"(20x25cm)

  • L(89x127mm)

  • 2L(127x178mm)

  • Square 3.5"

  • Square 5"

  • Hagaki

  • Hagaki 2

  • Envelope Com 10

  • Envelope DL

  • Nagagata 3

  • Nagagata 4

  • Yougata 4

  • Yougata 6

  • Envelope C5

  • Envelope Monarch

  • Card 2.17"x3.58"

Special sizes

  • Minimum size: 2.17 x 3.50 in. (55.0 x 89.0 mm)

  • Maximum size: 8.50 x 47.24 in. (216.0 x 1200.0 mm) *

* When Height of Page Size is set to a value exceeding 26.61 in. (676 mm), Media Type is set to Plain Paper.


Paper Weight

You can use paper in the following weight range.

  • Plain paper: From 17 to 28 lb (64 to 105 g /m2)

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