Print on Both Sides of the Paper (Windows) - GX5020

Article ID: ART180772 | Date published: 05/12/2022 | Date last updated: 05/12/2022
 

Description

Learn how to print on both sides of a sheet of plain paper when using the MAXIFY GX5020 with a Windows PC.

Solution

Duplex Printing

The procedure for printing data on both sides of a sheet of paper is as follows:
You can also set duplex printing in Additional Features on the Quick Setup tab.
 

Performing Automatic Duplex Printing

You can perform duplex (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. Specify the side to be stapled.

    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, duplex printing will be started.

 

Performing Duplex Printing Manually

You can perform 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. Specify the side to be stapled.

    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 execute 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.

 Automatic duplex printing can be performed only when Letter 8.5"x11" 22x28cm or A4 is selected from Page Size on the Page Setup tab.

 After printing the front page, there is an ink drying wait time before starting to print the back page (Operation stops temporarily).

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