Canon Selphy ES40 Compact Photo Printer

Canon Selphy ES40 Compact Photo Printer

Canon Selphy ES40 Compact Photo Printer

B&H # CAES40 MFR # 3647B001
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Product Highlights

  • Up To 16.8 Million Colors Produced
  • Postcard Size Photo in Under 1 Minute
  • Print With or Without Computer
  • Creative Print Options
  • Combines Ink & Paper In One Cartridge
  • Compatible With 20 Memory Card Types
  • High Resolution 3.5" LCD Display
  • Voice Guidance
  • Easy Image Corrections
  • Built-In Carry Handle
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Canon ES40 overview

  • 1Description

The Canon Selphy ES40 Compact Photo Printer is a dye-sublimation printer which uses heat to transfer ink to paper and reproduces up to 16.8 million colors. It will output a postcard-sized photo in under a minute. Users will never have ink without paper and vice versa because they come in one package...changing media is as easy as replacing a single cartridge.

The ES40 is equipped to print with or without a computer. It is compatible with 20 different memory card types, has a USB port and PictBridge connection for printing directly from a digital camera or DV camcorder. The ES40 can also print wirelessly from Bluetooth mobile devices with the optional BU-30 Bluetooth Adapter.

The Selphy ES40 is simple to operate. The front panel has a high-resolution 3.5" LCD display to view, select and edit pictures plus an Easy Scroll Wheel for selecting various printer features. A Creative Print button allows users to customize photos with elements such as frames, speech bubbles, calendars, and other enhancements.

The ES40 has a voice guidance feature which when engaged will alert users to various printer functions such as, "Select a color", or "Replace the cartridge". It is lightweight (under 5 pounds) and compact (approx 9 x 9") and has a built in carry handle. For added convenience it also has a built-in power adapter.

High-Quality Prints
Dye-sublimation technology uses heat to transfer ink to the paper, reproducing 16.8 million colors for vivid pictures in both color and black and white.
Printer Enhancements
Included with the ES40 is a wide variety of enhancements such as: borderless or bordered images (select from 6 color border choices), multi-layout (1-up, 2-up, 4-up, and 8-up), image quality adjustment, index print, trimming, gold & silver special color print (optional), and red-eye correction.
Creative Print Mode
Customize your photos with Creative Print which includes: frames, clip art, multi-layout, calendar, speech bubbles, ID photo, date print, photo diary, movie print and image effects.
Portrait Image Optimizer
Portrait Image Optimize feature automatically delivers face detection, backlight correction and noise reduction.
Stand Alone Printing
With the ES40 users can print without using a computer. Just insert a compatible memory card into the built-in card slot, select images on the LCD display, and print. A built-in PictBridge connection enables direct printing from a digital camera or DV camcorder. Plus, users can print from wireless Bluetooth mobile devices with the optional BU-30 Bluetooth Adapter.
Ink & Paper In One Cartridge
Consumables for the ES40, ink and paper, come in one cartridge. Printing and changing your ink and paper is easy and you'll never have one without the other.
100 Year Print Life
During the printing process a clear protective coating is added which helps protect against image damages from light, water and gases for photo lab quality photos that will last up to 100 years. 1
Voice Guidance
One of the new features to the SELPHY ES series is Voice Guidance functionality. Your ES40 will actually give verbal cues to printer functions when the voice button is activated.
Easy Scroll Wheel
The unit's Easy Scroll Wheel makes image access and selection of various printer functions effortless.
The Gold & Silver Option
Add fun and creativity to frames and clip art images with the special optional gold and silver ink colors.
Software Included
The SELPHY ES40 comes with a comprehensive software package including: the ES40 Printer Driver, setup software & user's guide CD-ROM, EOS Utility, Compact Photo Printer Solution Disk (CPSD), ImageBrowser (Mac Only), SELPHY Contents Utility (Windows Only), Ulead Photo Express LE (Windows Only), ZoomBrowser EX (Windows Only). 2
One-Year Manufacturer's Limited Warranty in the U.S.A and Canada only, plus toll-free technical phone support and InstantExchange program. 3

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In the Box
Canon Selphy ES40 Compact Photo Printer
  • AC Cable
  • Document Kit:
  • Customer Support Center Leaflet
  • Insertion for On-Line Registration
  • Printer Solution Disk
  • Selphy Beginners Guide
  • Warranty Card
  • 90-Day Limited Warranty (U.S.A.)
  • Note: Paper/Ribbon Pack is NOT Included

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    Canon ES40 specs

    Printing Method
    Printing Technology Dye Sublimination
    Maximum Resolution Color: 300 x 300dpi
    Gradation: 256 levels per color
    Ink Palette CMY
    Surface Options Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Print Speed 4 x 6" borderless photo: up to approx. 55 seconds

    Print speed obtained using compatible Canon compact digital camera incorporating DIGIC II (other camera models may vary).

    Input Buffer Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Printer Duty Cycle Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Print Archival Life Up to 100 years tsubyzsxrewteezccbyrfzaurq

    Canon cannot guarantee the longevity of the prints; results may vary depending on printed images, display/storage conditions and environmental factors

    Paper Handling
    Paper Sizes Card size: 2.13 x 3.39" (54.1 x 86.1mm)
    Postcard size 3.94 x 5.81" (100 x 147.57mm)
    Paper Types Canon Easy Photo Pack with integrated paper and ink:
    EP-100 100 Postcard Sized Easy Photo Pack
    EP-50 50 Postcard Sized Easy Photo Pack
    EC-25W 25 Postcard Sized Black & White Easy Photo Pack

    Other paper styles and quantities are available

    Paper Capacity Output Tray: 50 sheets
    Interface Standard:
    USB, Memory Card Slots, PictBridge (cable not included), Bluetooth v1.25 (Optional)

    Bluetooth requires mobile phone (or other device) equipped with Bluetooth v.2.0 and optional Canon Bluetooth Unit BU-30.

    Compatible Memory Cards SD Memory Card
    miniSD Card
    microSD Card*
    SDHC Memory Card
    miniSDHC Card
    microSDHC Card*
    MMCplus Card
    MMCmobile Card
    MMCmicro Card*
    HC MMCplus Card
    RS-MMC Card
    CF Card
    xD-Picture Card*
    Memory Stick
    Memory Stick PRO
    Memory Stick Duo
    Memory Stick PRO Duo
    Memory Stick Micro*

    *Adapter required (sold separately)

    Direct Print Capable Yes
    Network Capable No
    PostScript Support No
    System & Software Requirements Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2
    Mac OS X v10.4 to v10.5.x6
    Image Preview Display 3.5" Color LCD
    Front Panel Controls Yes
    Power Requirements Built-in AC Adapter
    Dimensions (WxHxD) 8.9 x 8.9 x 5.4" (226.06 x 226.06 x 137.16mm)
    Weight 4.8 lb (2.17 kg)

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