My new epson dx8400 will not print on 260gsm photo paper it just takes it all the way through and then says it is out of paper if i put 2 sheets in it jams after taking 1st sheet all the way through do i have to alter any settings 180gsm is ok had no problems with my old lexmark with different papers there are no paper thickness settings that i can see on the dx8400
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When switching from printing on standard paper to photo paper, you need the change the paper and picture quality settings in Printing Preferences.
Start > (Control Panel) Printer(s) > right click on the Epson TX121 printer icon > Printing Preferences > Main > tick Photo or Best Photo > under Paper Options/Type select the closest match to the type of Photo Paper you are using (see photo paper packet for guidance) > Apply > OK.
Use the same procedure to switch back to standard paper settings to print on normal paper again.
Hi, this printer is "clever" in that you don't adjust the thickness setting it does it itself.
It does this based on the paper type you set in the printer properties, see the table below for the different types of paper it will accept & the setting you need to use.
For this paper
Select this paper type setting
Plain paper, sheets
Epson Premium Ink Jet Plain Paper
Epson Bright White Ink Jet Paper
Epson Ultra Glossy Photo Paper
Epson Ultra Glossy
Epson Premium Glossy Photo Paper
Epson Premium Glossy
Epson Premium Semigloss Photo Paper
Epson Premium Semigloss
Epson Glossy Photo Paper
Epson Matte Paper - Heavyweight
Epson Double-Sided Matte Paper
Epson Photo Quality Ink Jet Cards
Epson Photo Quality Ink Jet
Epson Photo Stickers
Epson Photo Stickers
Envelope Hope this is of help.
I have been having this problem all day today and believe I resolved it. The photo paper is thicker (I'm using the Ultra Premium Photo Paper by Epson). I have an Epson 1280 photo printer. I opened the lid and moved the lever to adjust for paper thickness, and voila––no more black ink tracks down the one side. Since photo paper is thicker, this may be your problem as well. Check your manual and see if there's an adjustment for things such as printing envelopes and change the setting. Hope this works for you! I wasted about 6 sheets of paper until I thought to adjust for paper thickness. Please let me know!
the sensors cant see paper on the perforated part/side. same goes for transparencies, the printer can't see it
Your printer supports the following media types:
Epson Bright White Paper Epson Iron-on Cool Peel Transfer Paper Epson Photo Paper Glossy Epson Photo Quality Self-adhesive Sheets Epson Premium Photo Paper Glossy Epson Premium Photo Paper Semi-gloss Epson Premium Presentation Paper Matte Epson Premium Presentation Paper Matte Double-sided Epson Presentation Paper Matte Epson Ultra Premium Photo Paper Glossy