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Heavy weight paper

I have a 1220c that operates perfectly except in a single situation: When I attempt to print brochures with a heavyweight paper, the printer cannot seem to pull the paper into itself on a reliable, consistant basis resulting in the printing usually beginning off the page and ending 3/4 of the way through the page. Doesn't matter if manual fed or auto. Doesn't matter if 1 page of paper or stack. Any help would be appreciated!

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Re: Heavy weight paper

The 1220c does print heavy stock although if you look in the back you will see the slot where you put the heavy sheet into, sucks but thats the only way, at least to print perf card and heavy stock. hope this helps.

Posted on Feb 10, 2009

Re: Heavy weight paper

Try cleaning the rollers with auto belt dressing.

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This 1220 C printer is designed to print on greeting card paper and heavy photo glossy paper. I have the same problem and think it is a pickup roller. I dont know how to change the roller.

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Re: Heavy weight paper

Hi it would appear that the paper is too heavy for the machine check the manual as it will have the spec on what paper can be used and also how heavy the paper could be.

Sorry I cannot be anymore help but try using a paper that is about 10-20 gsm lighter.

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Posted on Jan 13, 2008

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