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Printing problem with silver type plastic cards

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Why couldn't I printing on silver type plastic. Cards gone/run throw this printer but without printing.After that I've seen "card jam", but inside is'nt card. If I use other type (white or other) cards usualy print this card. I've tried to turn off sensor (it help if i use black card) but for this situation don't help for me.
do you have ideas for this situation!

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Silver-type cards contain aluminum powder which changes the paper properties.
Paper can't more electrically charged for the electro photographic process or become more thermally-conductive cooling down the thermal-transfer head...

Posted on Dec 28, 2007


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