Understand paper use
This product supports a variety of paper and other print media in accordance with the guidelines in this user guide. Paper or print media that does not meet these guidelines might cause poor print quality, increased jams, and premature wear on the product.
For best results, use only
It is possible for paper to meet all of the guidelines in this user guide and still not produce satisfactory results. This might be the result of improper handling, unacceptable temperature and/or humidity levels, or other variables over which
CAUTION: Using paper or print media that does not meet
This product supports printing on special media. Use the following guidelines to obtain satisfactory results. When using special paper or print media, be sure to set the type and size in the printer driver to obtain the best results.
CAUTION: HP LaserJet products use fusers to bond dry toner particles to the paper in very precise dots. HP laser paper is designed to withstand this extreme heat. Using inkjet paper could damage the product.
● Store envelopes flat.
● Do not use envelopes that are
● Use envelopes where the seam
wrinkled, nicked, stuck together, or
extends all the way to the corner
● Do not use envelopes that have
of the envelope.
clasps, snaps, windows, or coated
are approved for use in laser
● Do not use
other synthetic materials.
● Use only labels that have no
● Do not use labels that have
exposed backing between them.
wrinkles or bubbles, or are
● Use labels that lie flat.
● Do not print partial sheets of
● Use only full sheets of labels.
● Use only transparencies that are
● Do not use transparent print media
approved for use in color laser
not approved for laser printers.
● Place transparencies on a flat
surface after removing them from
Letterhead or preprinted forms
Use only letterhead or forms
approved for use in laser printers.
●Do not use raised or metallic letterhead.
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