Loading Paper in the Multi-Purpose Tray

Article ID: ART165441 | Date published: 04/18/2016 | Date last updated: 09/12/2017


Loading Paper in the Multi-Purpose Tray


When you want to print on paper that is not loaded in the paper drawer, load the paper in the multi-purpose tray. Load the paper that you usually use in the paper drawer. [ Loading Paper in the Paper Drawer ]
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.
* Custom size paper can only be loaded in landscape orientation. For custom size paper that can be loaded in the multi-purpose tray, see [ Paper Handling ].

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 multi-purpose tray until the paper stops.
  • Load the paper with the print side face up.
  • Fan the paper stack well, and tap it on a flat surface to align the edges.
Do not exceed the load limit guide when loading paper
  • Make sure that the paper stack does not exceed the load limit guide (). 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.

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. Note that envelopes cannot be loaded in the paper drawer.

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.

Loading Envelopes in the Multi-Purpose Tray
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.
  • 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



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