Sunday, April 4, 2021

Canon IVY 3204C026 Mini Photo Printer Features, Specs and Manual

 Quick Overview

This is a mini 2 inches by 3 inches photo printer made by Canon that uses Zero Ink technology for instant photo printing from portable devices like smartphones or cameras. It is a pocketable rechargeable printer but still, it can print 314 by 400 dots per inch for excellent resolution and sharpness. The kit includes a ZINK photo paper pack (the printer uses no ink, the paper itself acts as ink) and a micro USB cable for charging.

Here are the Top 5 Features of the Canon IVY portable printer:

1. Zero Ink Technology

The paper are called "ZINK" which features an all-in-one printing solution without any separate ink cartridges. The paper itself contains a coating of chemicals that can produce colors with no ink involved.

2. Pocket-Size Printer

The ultra-portable printer can print 2 by 3 sticker photos that can be used or shared to anybody.

3. Direct Printing

This printer can print directly from smartphones or any compatible cameras without the need for cables or any complicated setup.

4. Rechargeable 

The only power source of this printer is its built-in lithium-ion battery that can power up the device anywhere and can be charged with a micro USB.

5. 314 x 400 Dots-per-inch Printing Resolution

Amazing and sharp resolution for its size that can show detailed pictures that preserve memories along with it.

3204C026 Technical Specifications




IVY Mini Printer

Model Code


Printing Technology


Photo Paper

ZINK All-in-one paper

Printing Resolution

314 by 400

Print Size

2 x 3

Power Source

Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery

Charging Interface

Micro USB



Pros (The Good):

  • Easy to use and set up 
  • Portable and compact

Cons (The Bad):

  • The ZINK papers are a bit expensive

Price Range (in USD):

  • Lowest: $90
  • Highest: $110 

Quick Verdict:

The Canon IVY printer may be considered a novelty printer but it can still produce excellent images with fun and without the hassle because it is compact and it is rechargeable. It may not make up with the printing resolution but considering its size it is good. The all-in-one ZINK papers are convenient to use but the future of it may not be as canon may develop another printing technology on its compact small printers.

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Canon IVY 3204C026 Mini Photo Printer User Manual

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