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Paper loading problem

I rarely use my R200 for printing, and mainly use it for printing CDs. I am having trouble getting paper to load. I may get one or two pages to print and then it flashes and stops indicating that the paper isn't loaded correctly. I have tried taking the paper out and putting it back in (several times) have tried putting in more or less paper (several times) but more often than not it will not load the paper. I've used plain paper, heavier card stock and photo paper. It might print the heavier or photo paper, but usually won't (pity it's a photo printer). Plain paper seems to work. Any suggestions much appreciated before I take a hammer to it. tia ddjjj

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I am trying to print a document and it keeps telling me to load paper

Turn it off and disconnect it from PC and from power.Reboot the PC.
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Loading your paper
Paper loading tips:
● Load paper with the side to be printed facing down.
● You can print photos and documents on a wide variety of paper sizes, from
8 x 13 cm (3 x 5 inch) up to 22 x 61 cm (8.5 x 24 inch). The 10 x 15 cm
(4 x 6 inch) photo paper is available with and without tabs.
● Before loading paper, pull the Main paper tray out (use the Main tray release or
the tray grips) and slide out the paper-width and paper-length guides to make
room for the paper. After loading paper, adjust the guides to fit close to the edges
of the paper without bending the paper. When finished loading paper, push the
Main tray back in all the way.
● Load only one type and size of paper at a time in the same tray.
● After loading paper, extend the Output tray extension to catch your printed pages.
Use the directions in the following table to load the most commonly used paper sizes
into the printer.
Paper type How to load Tray to load
Any supported
photo or plain
paper media
1. Extend the Main tray by
pulling it out with the Main
tray release or the tray
Load the Main tray
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Paper type How to load Tray to load
2. Slide the paper-width and
paper-length guides to
their outermost positions.
3. Load paper with the side
to be printed facing down.
Check that the stack of
paper is no higher than
the top of the paperlength
4. Adjust the paper-width
and paper-length guides
inward until they stop at
the edges of the paper.
5. Push in the Main tray all
the way in.
6. Make sure the light on the
Photo tray button is
turned off to enable
printing from the Main tray.
Load paper and adjust guides inward
1 Paper-width guide
2 Paper-length guide
Push in the Main tray
1 Push the Main tray all the way in

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I'm having trouble printing on cds (they won't load) with my epson stylus photo r220. I've followed the directions, lined the tray up properly. Set the settings for cd/dvd. Tried old and new software.

Depends how long you have had your printer, epson are well know for the rollers that takes the paper in getting worn, and so does the cd/dvd tray, eventually you have to push the tray in by hand to get the thing started, somtimes changing the disk tray helps, if youve got a spare one,

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Epson stylus r1800 problem with printing on cd/dvd

Try this :

Disconnect the printer from the computer.
Turn it off & make sure the CD/DVD tray is closed then turn it back on.


Here's generic instruction for you:

If you are receiving an error pertaining to the CD TRAY NOT BEING INSERTED CORRECTLY, please do the following:

-Don't force the CD/DVD tray into the printer.
-Make sure your printer is powered on, and the output tray is in the upper position.
-Please ensure there is at least 3 inches of space behind the printer, or the CD tray may eject.

Included, are the correct CD/DVD loading instructions. Please follow the instructions below:

1. Ensure the printer is powered on. Remove any paper from the sheet feeder.
2. Push in the paper support extension on the printer, and close the paper support.
3. Push in the output tray extensions, but leave the tray open.
4. Lift the output tray. Place one hand on the top of the printer, and pull up on the output tray until it stops. Lay the tray down in the upper position.
5. Place the CD or DVD into the CD TRAY with the white (or printable) side facing up. Note: To print on small 8cm CDs, please place the small CD ring on the tray first, then place the CD inside the ring.
6. Slide the tray into the tray guides located in the output tray. Push in the guide until the arrow on the tray matches up to the arrow on the tray guide.
7. Press the PAPER button to load the CD/DVD into the printing position. The CD is correctly loaded when the printer's POWER button stops flashing.

General tips for CD and DVD printing:
-Burn data/video/images onto CDs or DVDs before attempting to print on them.
-Do not use thermal-printable or regular CDs or DVDs in the printer.
-Moisture or fingerprints on the printable surface of the CD may cause marks or smearing to appear after printing.
-All printable inkjet media is different. Some surfaces will absorb ink better than others. If output appears banded, faded, or streaky, print a Nozzle Check pattern to confirm that all colors of ink are printing completely. If the ink does not completely dry or smears after 24 hours curing time, you may need to use the Epson Print CD tools to adjust (lower) the print density.
-The only supported resolution for CD/DVD printing is 1440 dpi (aka "Photo")
-Borderless printing and printing on the "inner circle" (plastic around central hole) of CDs is not supported.
-Do not use the "print preview" feature provided by the Epson printer driver as it will only show the image on a blank field and does not offer a clear indicator of where the image will print.
-The Epson Print CD software works best with JPG images and may not import some TIFF images.

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turn off and disconnect from computer.
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press and hold paper feed button WHILE turning the printer on.

still no ink on the paper with new genuine cartridge ?
contact manufacturer for repair.

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