Tips for selecting and using media
For the best results, observe the following guidelines.
Always use media that conforms to the printer specifications. For more information,
see Media specifications.
Load only one type of media at a time into a tray or ADF.
When loading the trays and ADF, make sure the media is loaded correctly. For
more information, see Load media or Load an original in the automatic document
Select print media
Do not overload the tray or ADF. For more information, see Load media or Load an
original in the automatic document feeder (ADF).
To prevent jams, poor print quality, and other printing problems, avoid loading the
following media in the trays or ADF:
Media that is damaged, curled, or wrinkled
Media with cutouts or perforations
Media that is heavily textured, embossed, or does not accept ink well
Media that is too lightweight or stretches easily
Media that contains staples or clips
NOTE: To scan, copy, or fax documents that contain pages that do not
conform to these guidelines, use the scanner glass. For more information, see
Load an original on the scanner glass.