Loading paper and specialty media
Prepare the paper or specialty media for loading.
Flex sheets of paper back and forth to loosen them, and then fan them. Do not fold or crease the paper.
Straighten the edges on a level surface.
Hold transparencies by the edges, and then fan them. Straighten the edges on a level surface.
Note: Avoid touching the printable side of the transparencies. Be careful not to scratch them.
Flex the stack of envelopes back and forth to loosen them, and then fan them. Straighten the edges on
a level surface.
Load the paper or specialty media.
Note: Slide the stack gently into the multipurpose feeder until it comes to a stop.
Load only one size and type of paper or specialty media at a time.
Make sure the paper ﬁts loosely in the multipurpose feeder, lies ﬂat, and is not bent or wrinkled.
There are different ways of loading letterhead depending on whether an optional staple ﬁnisher is
installed or not.
If you are loading prepunched paper for use with the staple ﬁnisher, then make sure the holes on the
long edge of the paper are on the right side of the tray.
Without an optional staple ﬁnisher With an optional staple ﬁnisher