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Printing jammed on thicker paper

Hi i have a samsung clp300 laser printer
im trying to print some engagement invites so the paper is of the thicker texture (as you would with cards) but when i load it in the tray the printer keeps jamming up. does this mean i can only print with normal paper and not thicker textured ones??? is there any way i can change the settings or the paper tray so it can print?

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  • Anonymous Dec 04, 2007

    I have just purchased and installed this printer, and can't get it sheet feed at all - whether I use plain paper or not. It sends out one blank sheet and then tells me there is a paper jam. I have checked for tips in the manual, I know how to set it for different weights of paper etc, and I have also been careful to fan the paper and not put in too much or too little.

  • signandprint Dec 15, 2008

    My printer is a year old was brillaint when first bought for printing all papers and envelopes, it got gradually worse and can now only print thin paper, why?

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    i printed a paper but it became paper jam process.but i managed to take the paper out.but now the printer is not printing.what to do?



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See the manual. It looks as if 120g/m2 is the heaviest paper it can use:
"Set Type to correspond to the paper loaded in the tray from
which you want to print. This will let you get the best quality
printout. If not, print quality may not be acheived as you want.
Thin: Less than 19 lb (70 g/m2) thin paper.
Thick: 24 lb to 32 lb (90~120 g/m2) thick paper.
Cotton: 20 lb to 24 lb (75~90 g/m2) cotton paper such as Gilbert
25 % and Gilbert 100 %.
Plain Paper: Normal plain paper. Select this type if your printer is
monochrome and printing on the 16 lb (60 g/m2) cotton paper.
Recycled: 20 lb to 24 lb (75~90 g/m2) recycled paper.
Color Paper: 20 lb to 24 lb (75~90 g/m2) color-backgrounded

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I adjusted my printer setting to "Thick Paper" as that worked for me.. I sounds like the printer feeders are working a little bit harder than before , and the printer makes a little beep faint beep sound ,but I dont get any paper jams anymore .. I using 80g/m2 paper.Since then I have printer over 200 pages without jamming..

Hope this will help

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