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Guidelines For Using Paper - Dell 5330dn User Manual

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Folio
Minimum size (Custom)
Maximum size (Legal)
Transparency
Labels
Cards
Envelopes
a. The printer supports a wide range of media sizes.
b. Capacity may vary depending on print materials weight and thickness, as well as environmental conditions.
 
NOTE:
You may experience jams when using print materials with a length of less than 127 mm (5 in). For optimum performance, ensure that you store
and handle the paper correctly. Please refer to
NOTE:
You can use A4, Letter, Folio, Oficio, Legal-sized paper for duplex printing.

Guidelines for Using Paper

 
For best results, use conventional 75 g/m
voids, and curled or bent edges.
 
If you are unsure of what type of paper you are loading, such as bond or recycled paper, check the label on the package.
 
The following problems may cause print quality deviations, jamming, or even damage to the printer:
Symptom
Poor print quality or toner
adhesion, problems with feeding
Dropout, jamming, curl
Increased gray background
shading/printer wear
Excessive curl problems with
feeding
Jamming, damage to printer
Problems with feeding
NOTE:
Do not use letterhead paper printed with low-temperature inks, such as those used in some types of thermography.
NOTE:
Do not use raised or embossed letterhead.
NOTE:
The printer uses heat and pressure to fuse toner to the paper. Ensure that any colored paper or preprinted forms use inks that are compatible
with this fusing temperature (180° C or 356° F for 0.1 second).
Paper Specifications
Category
Acid Content
Caliper
Curl in Ream
Cut Edge Conditions Cut with sharp blades with no visible fray.
Fusing Compatibility
Grain
Moisture Content
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8.5 X 13 in.
(216 X 330 mm)
3 x 5 in.
60-210 g/m
(76 x 127 mm)
bond (16-56 lb)
8.5 x 14 in.
(216 x 356 mm)
Same minimum and
138-146 g/m
maximum paper sizes as
(37-39 lb)
listed above.
120-176 g/m
(32-47 lb)
60-210 g/m
(16-56 lb)
75-105 g/m
(20-28 lb)
"Printer and Paper Storage
2
(20 lb) paper. Ensure the paper is of good quality, free of cuts, nicks, tears, spots, loose particles, dust, wrinkles,
Problem with paper
Too moist, too rough, too smooth or
embossed; faulty paper lot
Stored improperly
Too heavy
Too moist, wrong grain direction or
short-grain construction
Cutouts or perforations
Ragged edges
Specifications
5.5 pH or lower
0.094-0.18 mm (3.0-7.0 mils)
Flat within 0.02 in (5 mm)
Must not scorch, melt, offset, or release hazardous emissions when heated up to 180°
C (356° F) for 0.1 second.
Long Grain
4%-6% by weight
2
5 sheet of paper for the
multi-purpose feeder
2
2
50 sheet of 75 g/m
bond
(20 lb) paper for the
multi-purpose feeder
2
2
25 sheet of 75 g/m
bond
(20 lb) paper for the
multi-purpose feeder
2
2
10 sheet of 75 g/m
bond
(20 lb) paper for the
multi-purpose feeder
2
2
10 sheet of 75 g/m
bond
(20 lb) paper for the
multi-purpose feeder
Environment".
Solution
Try another kind of paper,
between 100-400 Sheffield, 4%-
5% moisture content.
Store paper flat in its moisture-
proof wrapping.
Use lighter paper, use the rear
door.
Use the rear door.
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Use long-grain paper.
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Do not use paper with cutouts or
perforations.
Use good quality paper.

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