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New MFC-6490 using CANON 260 g/m2 A3 Photo Paper jams every time from first attempts.
Setting used: all variations of photo paper

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What's the name of a canon printer that can print A3 size bond paper?


There are many A3 Canon printers, but let me mention two, one's the cheapest and the other one of the most reliable.
1. Canon BJC-5100 is the cheapest and one of the smallest A3 printer ever. It costs around $50.
2. Canon Laser Shot LBP3500 is another reliable and affordable Laser A3 printer. It costs around $850 to $900 (prices may vary).

These are not the only available Canon A3 printer, there are many more, you'll be able to find the best suit for your needs and requirements. Almost all printer supports bonded papers (like executive bond), there's nothing to worry about, but note that some don't support Photo paper or Thick/heavy paper.
For more details visit the canon website (click here to find out more A3 canon printers).


If you need further help, let me know.

Good luck.

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pls... change the a3 photo paper to 230 gsm because the sensor can not load because of the thickness of your photo paper. change it to small gsm.

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Paper jammed but no paper is jammed.


Sounds like something has fallen into the paper path. Use a flashlight and small mirror to look down the slot where the paper goes. You may have to use a straightened paper clip or the like to help remove the obstruction.

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Error code


Hi
This may work
The 6A00 is a Canon generic code for paper path jam.

Solution 1:
Move the printhead carriage back and forth a few times.

Solution 2:
Check the purge unit: Moving the print head assembly will not clear a purge unit if its jammed with paper, paper clips, push pins, screws, cookie crisp, flower bud pods or the like.

Solution 3:
Press the ink pads down in the purge unit.

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no thats why it is not working the right way you have to use the semi gloss paper thats what it requiers

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It sounds like a driver issue. Have you tried to uninstall and reinstall the software on your computer?

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Paper jam error message


I had the same problem, and found that the sheet feeder mechanism was intermittent. The problem seems to be that the lubricating grease inside the mechanism.(white nylon round thing with gears on it) becomes too slippery with age, and stops picking up the activating arm which allows the cam unit to move to kick the top sheet of paper into the rubber feed wheel.
The repair was extremely difficult because it involved taking most of the printer apart to get to the ink pump/sheet feeder mechanism.(white nylon round thing with gears on it). And then I tried quite a few lubricants (including no lubricant at all) but none of these worked reliably. Finally I tried a dab of automotive wheel bearing grease (it feels like glue), and this worked perfectly. I have had no more paper jam errors and no miss-feeds in about 7months of everyday use.

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Printing jammed on thicker paper


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
paper."

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Paper jam on 1 side


at start paper jumps in gear pulls to one side

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