Loading Paper in the Manual Feed Slot
Article ID: ART164290 | Date published: 01/11/2016 | Date last updated: 09/12/2017
 

Description

Loading Paper in the Manual Feed Slot

Solution

When you want to print on paper that is not loaded in the paper drawer, load the paper in the manual feed slot. Load the paper that you usually use in the paper drawer. [ Loading Paper in the Paper Drawer ]
IMPORTANT
Make sure to load paper in portrait orientation
  • Paper cannot be loaded in landscape orientation. Make sure to load the paper in portrait orientation, as shown in the illustrations below.
MF729Cdw / MF726Cdw
MF628Cw / MF624Cw

For the MF729Cdw / MF726Cdw

IMPORTANT
Make sure to insert the paper drawer
  • The machine only prints when the paper drawer is inserted, even if paper is loaded in the manual feed slot. An error message is displayed if you attempt to print without inserting the paper drawer.

1. Open the cover.
  • Hold the top center of the cover to open it.
2. Pull out the paper tray and the tray extension.
  • Pull out the tray extension when loading large paper.
3. Spread the paper guides apart.
  • Slide the paper guides outward.
4. Insert the paper into the manual feed slot until the paper stops.
  • Load the paper in portrait orientation (with the short edge toward the machine), with the print side face up. Paper cannot be loaded in landscape orientation.
  • Fan the paper stack well, and tap it on a flat surface to align the edges.
Do not exceed the load limit line when loading paper
  • Make sure that the paper stack does not exceed the load limit line (). Loading too much paper can cause paper jams.
  • When loading paper with a logo, see the "e-Manual" (HTML manual) in the DVD-ROM supplied with the machine.
5. Align the paper guides against the edges of the paper.
  • Slide the paper guides inward until they are aligned securely against the edges of the paper.
Align the paper guides securely against the edges of the paper
  • Paper guides that are too loose or too tight can cause misfeeds or paper jams.
6. Specify the size and type of loaded paper.

Loading Envelopes
Make sure to flatten any curls on envelopes before loading them. Also pay attention to the orientation of envelopes and which side is face up.
Before Loading Envelopes
Follow the procedure below to prepare the envelopes before loading.
1. Close the flap of each envelope.
2. Flatten them to release any remaining air, and make sure that the edges are pressed tightly.
3. Loosen any stiff corners of the envelopes and flatten any curls.
4. Align the edges of the envelope on a flat surface.
In the Manual Feed Slot
Load the envelopes Monarch, COM10, DL, or ISO-C5 in portrait orientation (with the short edge toward the machine), with the non-glued side (front side) face up. You cannot print on the reverse side of envelopes.
NOTE
  • Load the envelopes so that the edge with the flap is toward the left side as shown in the illustration.


For the MF628Cw / MF624Cw

IMPORTANT
Make sure to insert the paper drawer
  • The machine only prints when the paper drawer is inserted, even if paper is loaded in the manual feed slot. An error message is displayed if you attempt to print without inserting the paper drawer.
Load only one sheet of paper at a time
  • Only one sheet of paper can be loaded each time you print.

1. Spread the paper guides apart.
  • Slide the paper guides outward.
2. Insert the paper and align the paper guides against the width of the paper.
  • Load the paper in portrait orientation (with the short edge toward the feed slot), with the print side face up. Paper cannot be loaded in landscape orientation.
  • Insert the paper 3/8" to 3/4" (10 to 20 mm) into the manual feed slot, and then slide the paper guides inward until they are aligned securely against the edges of the paper.
Align the paper guides securely against the edges of the paper
  • Paper guides that are too loose or too tight can cause misfeeds or paper jams.
3. Insert the paper slowly into the rear of the manual feed slot.
  • The paper is pulled slightly into the machine when inserted into the slot.
  • When loading paper with a logo, see the "e-Manual" (HTML manual) in the DVD-ROM supplied with the machine.
4. Specify the size and type of loaded paper.

Loading Envelopes
Make sure to flatten any curls on envelopes before loading them. Also pay attention to the orientation of envelopes and which side is face up.
Before Loading Envelopes
Follow the procedure below to prepare the envelopes before loading.
NOTE
  • Only one envelope at a time can be loaded in the manual feed slot.

1. Close the flap of each envelope.
2. Flatten them to release any remaining air, and make sure that the edges are pressed tightly.
3. Loosen any stiff corners of the envelopes and flatten any curls.
In the Manual Feed Slot
Load the envelopes Monarch, COM10, DL, or ISO-C5 in portrait orientation (with the short edge toward the machine), with the non-glued side (front side) face up. You cannot print on the reverse side of envelopes.
IMPORTANT
  • Load only one envelope each time you print.
NOTE
  • Load the envelopes so that the edge with the flap is toward the left side as shown in the illustration.



Paper Handling Specifying Paper Size and Type Loading Paper in the Paper Drawer

SIMS Doc Id

8202636000