FAQs & Troubleshooting



FAQs & Troubleshooting

FAQs & Troubleshooting


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Date: 07/17/2018 ID: faq00000311_023

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
 Manual feed slot  Manual


Media Type:
 Media Type  Tray 1  MP Tray  Select the media type from the printer Driver
 Plain Paper  Yes  Yes  "Plain Paper"
 Recycled Paper  Yes  Yes  "Recycled Paper"
 Bond Paper      Yes*1  "Bond Paper"
 Thin Paper  Yes  Yes  "Thin Paper"
 Thick Paper    Yes  "Thick Paper" or "Thicker Paper"
 Labels    Yes *2  "Label"
 Envelopes    Yes  "Envelopes"


*1) 60 g/m2 to 163 g/m2 (16 to 43 lb)
*2) A4 or Letter


Paper weight;

Plain Paper: 75 g/m2 to 105 g/m2 (20 to 28 lb)
Bond Paper: Rough Paper- 60 g/m2 to 163 g/m2 (16 to 43 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


 Paper Size  A4
 B5 (ISO)
 A5 (Long Edge)
 B6 (ISO)
Width: 76.2 to 220 mm  (3.0 to 8.66 in.)

Length: 116 to 406.4 mm (4.57 to 16 in.)
 Number of sheets
(80 g/m2 / 20 lb)
 250 sheets  1 sheets


Legal size paper is not available in some regions outside the USA and Canada.


Related Models

HL-3040CN, HL-3045CN, HL-3070CW, HL-3075CW

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