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HP 5550 LaserJet image printing problems

I am trying to consistently plot aerial photography to our HP5550 LaserJet printer but 9 times out of 10, my 11x17 prints come out blank. I am using AutoCAD Map 3D 2009 to print from - any linework that I have put on top of the image prints fine but the image just doesn't want to print. It is frustrating because once in a while, the image will print. There doesn't seem to be any relation to a particular image - because sometimes it will print and sometimes it won't. Will adding the internal hard drive into the printer help with this problem?

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Not sure if you can either SAVE AS or EXPORT as a PDF in latest version  if not a converter is available (Download) install and then print from acrobat- should do it. If not install HDD - As the quote goes memory and size matter Inkypete

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