selecting and loading print media
This chapter introduces you how to load originals and print media into your printer.
This chapter includes:
Selecting print media
Changing the size of the paper in the paper tray
Printing on special print materials
SELECTING PRINT MEDIA
You can print on a variety of print media, such as plain paper, envelopes,
labels, and transparencies. Always use print media that meet the guidelines
for use with your printer. Print media that does not meet the guidelines
outlined in this user's guide may cause the following problems:
Poor print quality
Increased paper jams
Premature wear on the printer.
Properties, such as weight, composition, grain, and moisture content, are
important factors that affect the printer's performance and the output quality.
When you choose print materials, consider the following:
The type, size and weight of the print media for your printer are
described later in this section.
Desired outcome: The print media you choose should be appropriate for
Brightness: Some print media are whiter than others and produce
sharper, more vibrant images.
Surface smoothness: The smoothness of the print media affects how
crisp the printing looks on the paper.
Some print media may meet all of the guidelines in this section and
still not produce satisfactory results. This may be the result of
improper handling, unacceptable temperature and humidity levels,
or other variables over which Dell has no control.
Before purchasing large quantities of print media, ensure that it
meets the requirements specified in this user's guide.
Using print media that does not meet these specifications may cause
problems, requiring repairs. Such repairs are not covered by Dell's
warranty or service agreements.
Ensure that you do not use the inkjet photo paper with this printer. It
could cause damage to the printer.
Adjusting the output support
Setting the paper size and type
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