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Paper

Paper specifications
Printable area

Note:
Since the quality of any particular brand or type of paper may be changed by the manufacturer at any time, EPSON cannot attest to the quality of any non-EPSON brand or type of paper. Always test samples of paper stock before purchasing large quantities or printing large jobs.

Paper specifications

Single sheets:

Size

A4 (210 x 297 mm)

A5 (148 x 210 mm)

Letter (8.5 x 11 inches)

Half letter (5.5 x 8.5 inches)

Legal (8.5 x 14 inches)

Executive (184.2 x 266.7 mm)

Paper types

Plain bond paper, special paper distributed by EPSON

Thickness
(for plain bond paper)

0.08 to 0.11  mm (0.003 to 0.004  inch)

Weight
(for plain bond paper)

64 g/m2 (17 lb) to 90 g/m2 (24 lb)

Envelopes:

Size

No. 10 (104.8 x 241 mm)

DL (110 x 220 mm)

C6 (114 x 162 mm)

132 x 220 mm

Paper types

Plain bond paper, air mail

Thickness

0.16 to 0.52 mm (0.006 to 0.02 inch)

Weight

45 g/m2 (12 lb) to 75 g/m2 (20 lb)

Ink Jet Cards:

Size

A6 (105 x 148 mm)

Paper types

Special ink jet cards distributed by EPSON

Ink Jet Transparencies:

Size

Letter (8.5 x 11 inches)

Paper types

Special transparencies distributed by EPSON

Photo Paper or Glossy Photo Paper:

Size

A4 (210 x 297 mm)

Letter (8.5 x 11 inches)

4 x 6 inches (114 x 175 mm)

Paper types

Special paper distributed by EPSON

Premium Bright White Paper:

Size

Letter (8.5 x 11 inches)

Paper types

Special paper distributed by EPSON

Photo Quality Ink Jet Paper:

Size

A4 (210 x 297 mm)

Legal (8.5 x 14 inches)

Letter (8.5 x 11 inches)

Paper types

Special paper distributed by EPSON

Enhanced or Archival Matte Paper:

Size

Letter (8.5 x 11 inches)

Paper types

Special paper distributed by EPSON

Double Sided Matte Paper:

Size

Letter (8.5 x 11 inches)

Paper types

Special paper distributed by EPSON

Premium Semigloss Photo Paper:

Size

Letter (8.5 x 11 inches)

Paper types

Special paper distributed by EPSON

Matte Paper Heavyweight:

Size

Letter (8.5 x 11 inches)

Paper types

Special paper distributed by EPSON

Note:
  • Poor quality paper may reduce print quality and cause paper jams or other problems. If you encounter problems, switch to a higher grade of paper.
  • Do not load curled or folded paper.
  • Use paper under these environmental conditions:
    Temperature 15 to 25 °C (59 to 77 °F)
    Humidity 40 to 60 % RH


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Printable area

Single sheets (including panoramic size) and index cards

Envelopes

Diagonal lines show printable area.

A:

The minimum top margin is 3.3 mm (0.13 inch).

B-L:

The minimum left margin is 3.3 mm (0.13 inch).

B-R:

The minimum right margin is 3.3 mm (0.13 inch).

C:

The minimum setting of the bottom margin is 12.2 mm (0.48 inch) for single sheets (including panoramic size) and index cards. The minimum setting of the bottom margin for envelopes is 20.0 mm (0.78 inch).

When printing near the minimum bottom margin, some colors may not be printed properly. If this occurs, try increasing the bottom margin.

:

You can extend the minimum bottom margin to 3 mm by selecting the Minimize Margins check box under More Options on the printer driver's Page Layout menu (Windows) or the Maximum option for Printable Area in the Page Setup dialog box (Macintosh 8.6 to 9.x). (This setting is not available for OS X.) However, print quality may decline in the expanded area. Before printing large jobs using this setting, print a single sheet to confirm printout quality.


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