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Can't print DL envelopes on a Pixma iP4600

I am going insane here - I have selected DL, Landscape ets and it still asks to be loaded with A4 size paper and prints a small amount on the envelope and a load on the roller!!
So, the problem seems to be the same as yours!

HELP!!!!!!!!

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Hi ...

If you like to print DL envolopes, check the below 3 points and I am sure you will be able to print from your printer.

Prepare the printer:
  1. Open the Rear Tray and pull out the Paper Support. Put your finger in the rounded indent of the Paper Support and pull it out until it stops. (See <1> in Figure 1 below.)

  2. Open the Paper Output Tray. Put your finger in the rounded indent beside the Paper Output Tray and open it gently. (See <2> in Figure 1 below.)

  3. Open the Output Tray Extension. Open up and set the Output Tray Extension completely by pressing down the hollow on its front side. (See <3> in Figure 1 below.)

  4. Adjust the position of the Paper Thickness Lever. Set it to the right when printing on envelopes or T-shirt transfers, and left when printing on any other type of paper. (See <4> in Figure 1 below.)


    * Figure 1


    Can't print DL envelopes on a Pixma iP4600 - t_0123.jpg

  5. Load the envelope.
    1. Load the envelope against the right side of the Rear Tray. (See <1> in Figure 3 below.)
    2. Load the envelope with the address side facing UP and the rear flaps DOWN on the left. (See Figure 2 below or, <b> in Figure 3 below.)

      * Figure 2

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    3. Pinch the Paper Guide and slide it against the left side of the envelope. (See <2> in Figure 3 below.)

      * Figure 3
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      Note: Reset the Paper Thickness Lever to the left when you finish printing. (See <3> in
      Figure 3 below.)



Preparing Envelopes to Load:
  1. Press down firmly on the edges of the envelopes to make the folds crisp. Also, press firmly on the area that corresponds to the edges of the back flap.

  2. Remove any curlinCan't print DL envelopes on a Pixma iP4600 - envprep360.gifhe edges diagonally and bending them gently.

    envprep360.gif

  3. If the edges of the envelope are inflated or are curling, place the envelope on a flat surface. With a pen, press down while moving it from the center toward the edges of the envelope.

  4. Ensure that no curl or puff exceeds 1/8 in. (3 mm).
Paper Type
Precaution
Envelope*
DL / #10
Set paper with the flap closed.

Unsuitable Envelopes:
  • Envelopes with an embossed or treated surface
  • Envelopes with a double flap or pressure seals
Printer Driver Settings:
  1. Select Envelope in Media Type.
  2. Select the size for envelopes.

    * In Windows, select DL Env. or Comm. Env. #10 in Page Size.

    * In Macintosh, select DL Envelope or #10 Envelope in Paper Size.

  3. Select Landscape in Orientation.

Note:
  • Be sure to set the printer driver setting properly. If you do not, the address will be printed in the wrong direction.

  • It may be required to change the paper size option to 'Envelope' in File Page Setup menu.
Don't forget to vote if this helps ... Cheers :)

Posted on Jul 27, 2009

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