Pros

  • Fast at printing both text and graphics
  • Includes Wi-Fi connectivity

Cons

  • Slow scanning speeds

At A Glance

A good bargain, the Photosmart Plus offers impressive speed and print quality for the price, plus Wi-Fi.

Manufacturer’s Description

The SELPHY CP790 Compact Photo Printer is a portable powerhouse like no other. Its unique Storage Basket conveniently holds the paper and ink cassettes, AC adapter and cable and battery pack. Plus, its special locking mechanism keeps everything together as you bring the printing party with you wherever you go.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 3646B001
Interfaces/Ports
USB Yes
PictBridge Yes
Infrared Yes
General Information
Manufacturer Canon, Inc
Manufacturer Part Number 3646B001
UPC Code 13803114065
Brand Name Canon
Product Name SELPHY CP790 Dye Sublimation Photo Printer
Marketing Information

The SELPHY CP790 Compact Photo Printer is a portable powerhouse like no other. Its unique Storage Basket conveniently holds the paper and ink cassettes, AC adapter and cable and battery pack. Plus, its special locking mechanism keeps everything together as you bring the printing party with you wherever you go.

Product Model CP-790
Product Type Dye Sublimation Printer
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.usa.canon.com
Product Line SELPHY
Memory
Memory Card Supported Secure Digital, miniSD, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC), miniSD High Capacity (miniSDHC), MMC, MMCplus, MMCmobile, HC MMCplus, RS-MMC, CompactFlash (CF), Microdrive, Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo
Memory Card Slot Yes
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • SELPHY CP790 Dye Sublimation Photo Printer
  • A/C Cable
  • Basket
  • Compact Power Adapter
  • CP790 Printer Solution Disk v.19.0
  • User Guide
  • Warranty Card
  • Paper Cassette (Postcard Size)
  • Paper Cassette (Card Size)
  • Trial Ink Cassette (Postcard Size)
  • Trial Standard Paper Pack (Postcard Size)
Additional Information

Note : Adapter required for microSD Card, microSDHC Card, MMCmicro Card, xD-Picture Card and Memory Stick Micro

Physical Characteristics
Height 9.7"
Width 7"
Depth 3.4"
Weight (Approximate) 51.2 oz
Form Factor Portable
Warranty
Limited Warranty 1 Year
Media Handling
Media Type Plain Paper, Borderless Media, Photo Paper, Card Stock
Borderless Printing Yes
Media Size 2.13" x 3.39", Postcard - 4" x 6", 4" x 8"
Technical Information
Platform Supported PC, Mac
Maximum Print Resolution 300 x 300 dpi
Print Color Color
Maximum Photo Print Speed 47 Second

Performance

PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
Print quality: Text Very Good
Print quality: Color photo Superior
Print quality: Grayscale photo Superior
Copy quality Very Good
PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
Print speed: Text 14.0   ppm
Performance
300dpi Line Art Image (secs) 14.97
Final Scan Time, One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi 7.14
Two-Page Excel Document (secs) 31.94
Color Output Quality Very Good
One-Page Line Art, Maximum Resolution Superior
Final Scan Time, 2-by-2-Inch Document, 600 dpi 18.32
4 by 6 Grayscale Photo (secs) 14.33
4 by 6 Color Photo (secs) 12.58
Final Scan Time, 4-by-5-Inch Document, 100 dpi 1.4
Ten-Page Word Document (secs) 55.52
Overall Scan Quality Very Good
Preview Scan, One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi 27.17
Sports Action Shot (secs) 29.34
Grayscale Glossy Output Quality n/a
One-Page Copy (secs) 19.07
One-Page Webpage (secs) 16.15
Tested Grayscale Speed (ppm) 4.2
Three-Page Word Document (secs) 32.15
Preview Scan, 2-by-2-Inch Document, 600 dpi 27.04
Tested Glossy Photo Speed (ppm) 4.0
One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi Good
Preview Scan, 4-by-5-Inch Document, 100 dpi 26.82
Tested Color Speed (ppm) 4.0
Line Art Output Quality Superior