What kind of paper can I use?

The printer loads paper from the installed paper tray, or the manual feed slot.
The names for the paper trays in the printer driver are as follows:


 Paper tray  Tray 1
 Multi-purpose tray  Manual

Media Type:

 Media Type  Tray 1  MP Tray  Choose the media type from the printer Driver
 Plain Paper  Yes  Yes  "Plain Paper"
 Recycled Paper  Yes  Yes  "Recycled Paper"
 Thin Paper   Yes  Yes  "Thin Paper"
 Thick Paper    Yes  "Thick Paper" or "Thicker Paper"
 Transparency  Yes *1  Yes *1  "Transparencies"
 Labels    Yes *1  "Thicker Paper"
 Envelopes    Yes  "Envelopes"



*1 A4 or Letter 

Paper weight;

Plain Paper: 75 g/m2 to 105 g/m2 (20 to 28 lb)
Thin Paper: 60 g/m2 to 75 g/m2 (16 to 20 lb)
Thick Paper: 105 g/m2 to 163 g/m2 (28 to 43 lb)

Media Size and Number of sheets:

   Tray 1  MP Tray
 Paper Size  A4
 Legal *2
 B5 (ISO)
 B6 (ISO)
 Post Card
Width: 76.2 to 220 mm  (3 to 8.7 in.)

Length: 116 to 406.4 mm (4.57 to 16 in.)
 Number of sheets *3  250 sheets  Single sheet
 Envelop size  -  Com10



*2 Legal size paper is not available in some regions outside the USA and Canada.
*3 80 g/m2 / 20 lb

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HL-2140, HL-2170W

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