Printing on Both Sides of the Paper (Automatic Duplex Printing) - TR4520 / TR4522

Article ID: ART179570 | Date published: 03/31/2021 | Date last updated: 03/31/2021
 

Description

Learn how to print on both sides of a sheet of A4 or Letter-sized plain paper with the PIXMA TR4520 / TR4522 on a Windows PC.

Solution

Duplex Printing (Windows)

Two documents

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Two-sided document

You can also set duplex printing in Additional Features on the Quick Setup tab.
 

Performing Automatic Duplex Printing

You can perform duplex printing (two-sided printing) without having to turn over the paper.

  1. Open the printer driver setup window.

  2. Check the Duplex Printing check box on the Page Setup tab and confirm that Automatic is checked.

    figure:Duplex Printing check box on the Page Setup tab

  3. Select Normal-size, Fit-to-Page, Scaled, or Page Layout from the Page Layout list.

  4. When you perform duplex printing, the print area of the document becomes slightly narrower than usual and the document may not fit on one page.
    Click Print Area Setup..., select one of the following process methods, and then click OK.

    figure:Print Area Setup dialog box

    Use normal-size printing

    Print without reducing the page.

    Use reduced printing

    Reduce the page slightly during printing.

  5. The best Stapling Side is selected automatically from the Orientation and Page Layout settings. To change the setting, select another stapling side from the list.

  6. If necessary, click Specify Margin... and set the margin width, and then click OK.

  7. Click OK on the Page Setup tab.
    When you print, duplex printing (two-sided) will be started.

 

Performing Duplex Printing Manually

You can perform the duplex printing manually.

  1. Open the printer driver setup window.

  2. Check the Duplex Printing check box and uncheck the Automatic check box on the Page Setup tab.

    figure:Duplex Printing check box on the Page Setup tab

  3. Select Normal-size, Fit-to-Page, Scaled, or Page Layout from the Page Layout list.

  4. The best Stapling Side is selected automatically from the Orientation and Page Layout settings. To change the setting, select another stapling side from the list.

  5. If necessary, click Specify Margin... and set the margin width, and then click OK.

  6. Click OK on the Page Setup tab.
    When you print, the document is first printed on one side of a sheet of paper. After one side is printed, reload the paper correctly according to the message.
    Then click Start Printing to print the opposite side.

 When a media type other than Plain Paper is selected from the Media Type list on the Main tab, Duplex Printing appears grayed out and is unavailable.

 When Borderless, Tiling/Poster, or Booklet is selected from the Page Layout list, Duplex Printing and Stapling Side appear grayed out and are unavailable.

 Duplex Printing can be performed only when one of the following paper sizes is selected from Page Size on the Page Setup tab.

  • Letter 8.5"x11" 22x28cm, A4

 After printing the front page, there is an ink drying wait time before starting to print the back page (Operation stops temporarily). Don't touch the paper during this time.

If your product issue was not resolved after following the steps above, or if you require additional help, please create or log in to your Canon Account to see your technical support options.


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