When printing on labels:
Use labels that can withstand temperatures of 205 °C (401 °F) without sealing, excessive curling, wrinkling, or
releasing hazardous emissions.
Set the paper type to Label in the printer driver.
Load labels in the MPF. Tray1 and the optional 550-sheet feeder do not support labels.
Do not load labels together with paper in the MPF.
Do not print within 1 mm (0.04 inches) of the die-cut.
Do not print within 1 mm (0.04 inches) of the edge of the label, of the perforations, or between die-cuts of the
Do not print a label through the printer more than once.
Portrait orientation is preferred, especially when printing bar codes.
Do not use labels that have exposed adhesive.
Use full label sheets. Partial sheets may cause labels to peel off during printing, resulting in a jam.
Do not use label sheets that have adhesive to the edge of the sheet. It is recommended that zone coating of the
adhesive is done at least 1 mm (0.04 inches) away from edges. Adhesive material contaminates your printer and
could void your warranty.
Otherwise a jam occurs in the printer and contaminate your printer and your cartridge with adhesive. As a result,
could void your printer and cartridge warranties.
Storing Print Media
For proper print media storage, the following guidelines will help to avoid media feeding problems and uneven print
Store print media in an environment where the temperature is approximately 21 °C (70 °F) and the relative
humidity is 40 %.
Store cartons of print media on a pallet or shelf, rather than directly on the floor.
If you store individual packages of print media out of the original carton, ensure that they rest on a flat surface so
that the edges do not buckle or curl.
Do not place anything on top of the print media packages.
Identifying Print Media and Specifications
The following tables show print media information.
Print Media Guidelines