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Printing heavy weight invitation stock on Epson R200

I am trying to print invitations that I purchased at a stationery store that were supposed to be printable on an inkjet home printer. I have my epson set up to print on matte heavyweight paper but it will not feed the paper stock through. Any ideas?

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The card is probably too thick. Try cleaning the feed roller in the Sheet feeder to improve its grip. Check the GSM of the paper is within the spec of the printer.

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