Supported Originals for Copying, Scanning or Faxing

Article ID: ART176095 | Date published: 01/06/2020 | Date last updated: 01/13/2020


This article lists the supported original items for copying, scanning, or faxing with your MAXIFY MB printer.



Supported Originals

On the platen glass

Item Details
Kind of original

- Document, magazine, or newspaper

- Photo, postcard, business card, or optical disc (Blu-ray disc, DVD, or CD)

- Documents unsuitable for the ADF

Size (width x height) Max. 8.5 x 11.7 inches (216 x 297 mm)
Quantity One or more sheets*
Thickness Max. 0.4 inch (10 mm)

* With some functions, multiple originals can be loaded on the platen glass.


In the ADF (Auto Document Feeder)

Item Details
Kind of original Plain-paper documents with multiple pages of the same size, thickness, and weight
Size (width x height)

- Max. 8.5 x 14.0 inches (216 x 356 mm)

- Min. 5.8 x 5.8 inches (148 x 148 mm)


- A4/Letter: Max. 50 sheets (20 lb (75 g /m2) paper), up to 0.20 inch (5 mm) high

- Legal: Max. 10 sheets (20 lb (75 g /m2) paper), up to 0.04 inch (1 mm) high

- Other sizes: 1 sheet

Thickness 0.003 to 0.005 inch (0.07 to 0.13 mm)
Weight 16.0 to 25.3 lb (60 to 95 g /m2)


  • Make sure any liquids on documents, such as glue, ink, or correction fluid are dry before loading.
    Do not load glued documents in the ADF, even if the glue is dry, because this may cause paper jams.

  • Remove all staples, paper clips, or other fasteners before feeding documents.

  • Load Legal-sized documents in the ADF.

  • Do not load these kinds of documents in the ADF, which may cause paper jams.

    • Wrinkled or creased documents

    • Curled documents

    • Torn documents

    • Documents with holes

    • Glued documents

    • Documents with sticky notes

    • Documents on carbon paper

    • Documents on coated paper

    • Documents on onion skin or other thin paper

    • Photos or excessively thick documents


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