Default Paper Type
Plain, Recycled, Color, Bond, Heavy Paper, Tracing Paper, Transparency, Labels
This setting sets the default paper type to be used for print jobs. This machine has
internally defined optimal print modes for each specified paper type.
To select an option, use [ ] or [ ] to select the desired paper size ➞ press [OK].
If you are printing from a computer that does not have the appropriate printer driver
for the machine, make sure that the paper loaded in the paper drawer matches the
paper type selected for this setting. If paper of the selected type is missing in any of
the paper sources, the machine displays an error message on the LCD display and
suspends to perform further printing. If no paper source has been selected through
the application, the machine automatically selects the default printer setting for the
paper type. (See Chapter 3, "Useful Functions and Settings," in the Reference
Use the following figures as a guideline to decide whether paper should be
specified as Plain Paper or Heavy Paper:
- Plain Paper: 64 g/m
- Heavy Paper 1: 81 g/m
- Heavy Paper 2: 91 g/m
- Heavy Paper 3: 106 g/m
Canon transparency film is recommended for printing on transparencies.
Canon label paper is recommended for printing on labels.
Two-sided printing is not available for Heavy Paper, Transparency, or Labels.
to 80 g/m
to 90 g/m
to 105 g/m
to 128 g/m