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Paper Handling

Adjusting the Paper-Thickness Lever

Before you start printing, you may need to change the paper-thickness setting depending on the type of paper you are using. Follow these steps:

Turn the printer off and open the printer cover. The paper-thickness lever is located on the left side of the printer. The numbers next to the lever indicate the thickness setting.

Use the table below to select the appropriate paper thickness.

Paper type*

Lever position

Ordinary paper:
Single sheets
Continuous paper


0 or 1
0

Thin paper

0

Carbonless multipart forms with:
2 parts (original + 1 copy)
3 parts (original + 2 copies)
4 parts (original + 3 copies)
5 parts (original + 4 copies)
6 parts (original + 5 copies)  
7 parts (original + 6 copies)**


1
3
5
6
7
7

Continuous paper with labels

2

Cards

2

Envelopes

5 or 6

*  See the paper specifications for more information.
**  Available when using a bottom pull position or front pull position.

Note:
  • When the temperature is 5°C (41°F) or lower, or 35°C (95°F) or higher, set the paper-thickness lever one position lower to improve print quality.
  • When the temperature is 5°C (41°F) or lower, or 35°C (95°F) or higher, multipart forms with 7 parts cannot be used.


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