Summary: I ran into a problem where the paper type selection was unavailble. Canon technical support was less than helpful. I figured out that the HP Photosmart software that's installed for my HP P1000 printer was causing the problem. After I exited the HP software in the system tray, the Canon printer began working fine. Canon's response was sometimes software is incompatible.
Summary: These Canon card printers do a fine job if you are printing directly from the camera -- or it is the only printer you own if trying to print from your computer. I bought the printer to do snapshots, while I own several other printers for documents and larger photographs. Even if you only have Adobe Acrobat on your system, the printer will not work. It is useless to me.
Summary: I've gone through a number of HP inkjet photo printers. Printing my own photos was somewhat of a novelty, but I had to concede that none rivaled prints done at a photo lab. Finally after struggling with ink costs, paper costs, and less than impressive print quality, I started to use ofoto.com. Recently, I got the bug again and invested in the CP-220. This little unit puts all of the other ones that I've owned (three HP printers) to shame.
Summary: I have had this portable printer only a few days, and have only printed 18 prints on it so far, all on the Card Size photo paper. These little pictures are really neat, and will be a conversation item at family gatherings, I'm sure. The color you get is phenomenal, as true as any photo coloring I have ever seen, even on commercially developed film. My only complaint with it is that is is not easy for me to use.
Summary: This printer is everything I expected it to be and more. The quality of the prints are awesome - indistinguishable from real photographs, except for the lack of "Kodak" or "Fuji" printed on the backside. The print speed is as advertised, and its incredibly easy to use. I would highly recommend this printer to anyone who wants an easy solution for quality prints.
Possibly the best quality photo printer for the consumer
3 January 2004
Summary: I would have given this a 5 if only full size paper (8.5 X 11) was supported. I was luckly to receive this online for Canon's list price and not some USED one asking more. Seems like price hikimg on a hot item which as I write, is vitrually back-ordered on every reputable 0n-line dealer. Try ordering "Red" label from dealers claiming "in stock". Those are the dealers rated 1 and 2 stars reliabilility on some sites.
Summary: Prints outstanding 4x6 borderless prints that equal the best film developers. I printed 3 pictures from my Canon Elph 400 and they looked great. This printer even comes with a rechargeable battery to make prints on the spot. Now if I can just stock up on enough photo printing supplies...
Summary: My wife got me one of these for Christmas. I own a Canon G2 camera and I have a Canon i850 printer. I mainly use them for pictures of my kids school activities. My wife knows that I like cool gadgets. I always take dozens of pictures at events and this would allow me to share them with the other parents... instantly. I'm giving the printer 4 stars becuase it does its job very well.
Summary: I've been around technology for many years, and you know, a lot of things aren't what they're promised to be. Not so with the CP-300 - it's everything Canon said it would be - print quality is incredible, cost per print is reasonable, printer setup and operation are simple, and printing is fast. All technology should be like this. Print quality is far far far superior to my Epson Photo 820 or my older HP Photosmart P1000.
Summary: Canon's CP-200 and CP-300 printers are really cool compact gadgets. Finally after you take a picture on your digital camera not only can you print it imediatelily but print it anywhere (there's AC outlet). I recommend the 300 model more because it has rechargable battery pack, where-as 200 model doesn't. A big caveat is you need to carry extra ink and paper (and maybe batteries and charger!), so the total travel weight may be much more than you think.