Adjusting the Vacuum Strength (VacuumStrngth) (iPF6400S/iPF8400S)
Article ID: ART115487 | Date published: 05/11/2015 | Date last updated: 10/30/2015


Adjusting the Vacuum Strength (VacuumStrngth) (iPF6400S/iPF8400S)


When printing on heavyweight paper or paper that curls or wrinkles easily, if the Printhead rubs against paper, adjusting the level of suction against paper on the Platen may improve results.
  • Paper rubbing against or becoming caught on the Printhead may jam or result in printed documents that are soiled.

1. On the Tab Selection screen of the Control Panel, press or to select the Paper tab ().

  • If the Tab Selection screen is not displayed, press the Menu button.

2. Press the OK button.
The Paper Menu is displayed.

3. Press or to select Paper Details, and then press the OK button.

4. Press or to select the type of paper, and then press the OK button.
  • When VacuumStrngth is set to Automatic, the setting value selected for the previous print job is displayed (to the right of Automatic ) once you select the type of paper currently supplied.
However, the value is cleared when the printer is turned off or the paper is replaced.

5. Press or to select VacuumStrngth, and then press the OK button.

6. Press or to select the desired setting value, and then press the OK button.