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Envelope back is dusted on front of envelope

When I print an envelope, I see that there's some toner that transfers to the envelope prior to printing. At least, that's what I can infer as paper prints from the standard paper tray don't seem to have this problem. This leaves what appears to be a big, black outline of the envelope's X on the front of the envelope. Any ideas how to clean whatever is causing this with the multi-purpose tray?

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Re: Envelope back is dusted on front of envelope

All I can think of is to Check paper type on bypass is set correctly on printers operations panel.

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Body installation method desktop page printer
Photosensitive medium OPC drum
Exposure method semiconductor laser
Development method Toner projection development
Transfer method by roller
Separation method by curvature
Cassette pickup method by pad
Multifeeder pickup method by pad
Drum cleaning method by blade
Fixing method on-demand
Delivery method face-down/face-up
Toner supply type by toner cartridge
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Print area top: 5 mm; bottom: 5 mm; left/right: 5 mm (if envelope, top, bottom, left,
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First print time 9 sec or less (approx.; A4)
Print speed (A4) 21 pages/min (approx.)
Cassette paper size A4, B5, A5, Legal, Letter, Executive
Multi-purpose paper size A4, B5, A5, Legal, Letter, Executive, Envelope DL, Envelope COM10,
Envelope C5, Envelope Monarch, Index Card, Custom Paper Size (width
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Multi-purpose paper type plain paper (64 to 90 g/m2), heavy paper (91 to 163 g/m2), recycled
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Memory 8 MB (internal; no optional memory available)
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Operating environment
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Power supply rating AC100V±10% (50/60Hz ±2Hz)
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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:
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  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


  5. Load the envelope.
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    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


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

      * Figure 3


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

Preparing Envelopes to Load:
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  2. Remove any curling by holding the edges diagonally and bending them gently.


  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
DL / #10
Set paper with the flap closed.

Unsuitable Envelopes:
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Brother MFC-9840CDW wrinkles envelopes. Brother says this is "normal", and that the only way to 'fix' it is to open the back of the printer EVERY TIME YOU PRINT AN ENVELOPE and make some kind of...

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I have a Brother MFC-8480 DN all in one printer, copier, fax and scanner.

I discovered that envelopes wrinkle because users, like me, didn't know that Brothers built in a no-wrinkle, pass through exit for envelopes, labels and thick paper.

Envelopes were never to be printed by inserting them in the front and letting them wrap around a HOT roller and get cooked and wrinkled. The way it works:

An envelope is inserted in the front and goes straight out the back of the printer through an exit door, completely avoiding the hot roll-through mechanism.

Take a look. On the back of the machine is a large pass through exit door. Just snap it open. You will see one blue lever on each side of the opening. Snap them both straight down to the . . .ta da. . ."envelope icons".

Put three envelopes in the front and they will print straight out the back, perfect and wrinkle free. After printing your envelopes, snap the blue levers back up and shut the door. Takes about five seconds to open the door and snap down the blue levers down/up.

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