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Dell A940. Black ink on Front Edges of Paper

The leading edge of the Wedding Envelopes I'm running through the printer keeps getting very tiny ink spots. I tried cleaning with a towell and alcohol but I can't seem to get rid of it. It also happens on regular sheets of paper.

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  • Jim Horn Feb 07, 2008

    Not bery helpful. It's an inkjet printer. Don't even know if it has a fuser.

  • Jim Horn Feb 07, 2008

    The printer is a Dell A940. That's the category it's posted in.

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Fuser is unhappy. Got a warranty?

Posted on Feb 06, 2008

  • Patrick Michaels
    Patrick Michaels Feb 07, 2008

    well...that's more information than before....what kind of printer do you have. That will assist with a solution, for certain.

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How to load envelopes in a canon mg3250 printer


Hi
Please find below a fairly comprehensive guide to using envelopes on your machine
The address is automatically rotated and printed according to the envelope's direction by specifying with the printer driver properly.
c:\users\mike\appdata\local\temp\msohtmlclip1\01\clip_image001.gif You can only print on envelopes with the computer.
c:\users\mike\appdata\local\temp\msohtmlclip1\01\clip_image001.gif Do not use the following envelopes. They could jam in the machine or cause the machine to malfunction.
- Envelopes with an embossed or treated surface
- Envelopes with a double flap
- Envelopes whose gummed flaps are already moistened and adhesive Prepare envelopes.
c:\users\mike\appdata\local\temp\msohtmlclip1\01\clip_image002.gif Press down on all four corners and edges of the envelopes to flatten them.
c:\users\mike\appdata\local\temp\msohtmlclip1\01\clip_image002.gif If the envelopes are curled, hold the opposite corners and gently twist them in the opposite direction.
c:\users\mike\appdata\local\temp\msohtmlclip1\01\clip_image002.gif If the corner of the envelope flap is folded, flatten it.
c:\users\mike\appdata\local\temp\msohtmlclip1\01\clip_image002.gif Use a pen to press the leading edge in the inserting direction flat and sharpen the crease.
c:\users\mike\appdata\local\temp\msohtmlclip1\01\clip_image001.gif The envelopes may jam in the machine if they are not flat or the edges are not aligned. Make sure that no curl or puff exceeds 0.1 inches (3 mm). Load envelopes.
(1) Open the front cover gently, and extend the paper support.
(2) Use the right paper guide (A) to slide both paper guides all the way out.
(3) Load the envelopes in the center of the front tray WITH THE ADDRESS SIDE FACING DOWN.
The folded flap of the envelope will be faced up on the left side.
Push the envelopes all the way to the back of the front tray.
Up to 5 envelopes can be loaded at once.
(4) Slide the right paper guide (A) to align the paper guides with both sides of the envelopes.
Do not slide the paper guides too hard against the envelopes. The envelopes may not be fed properly.
Do not overload envelopes by stacking until the top of the stack touches the paper guides. (5) Open the output tray extension.
Open the paper output tray.and extend the paper output support.
c:\users\mike\appdata\local\temp\msohtmlclip1\01\clip_image001.gif Be sure to open the paper output tray when printing. If not open, the machine cannot start printing. After loading envelopes
c:\users\mike\appdata\local\temp\msohtmlclip1\01\clip_image003.gif Select the size and type of the loaded envelopes on the print settings screen of the printer driver. You may find it easier to download the manual from here
Canon PIXMA MG3250
and install it on your desktop for future reference
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Ink spots on envelopes


Hi rebecca,
Go To Below official Hp Printer Forum Page For Your problem And Solve Your Problem Black ink stains envelopes when printing HP Support Forum 955951

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Loading envelopesYou can load up to 10 envelopes at a time.
Warning: Do not use envelopes that have metal clasps, string ties, or metal folding bars.

1 Load envelopes in the center of the paper support with the stamp location in the upper left corner.
2 Make sure:
• The print side of the envelopes faces you.
• The envelopes are designed for use with inkjet printers.
• The paper guides rest against the edges of the envelopes.

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Notes:
• Do not load envelopes with holes, perforations, cutouts, or deep embossing.
• Do not use envelopes that have exposed flap adhesive.
• Envelopes require more drying time. Remove each envelope as it exits, and allow it to dry to avoid ink smudging.

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When I send envelopes to the printer, the printer is leaving ink marks on the edges of the envelopes


There is a possibllity that your ink cartridge at the printing nozzle has excessive ink.
Remove the ink cartridge and clean the face and edges around the ink nozzle
with a swab or paper towel.

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Hi there,

Loading Paper into your Canon MP 160 Pixma.

A) Loading Paper :
Follow this procedure:
1) Open the Paper Support, then pull out the Paper Support Extension.

2) Place a stack of paper (print side up) in the Auto Sheet Feeder, pinch the Paper Guide and adjust it to the left side of the stack.
* Set the Paper ThicknessLever to the correct position for the paper.
Note : Set the Lever to the left for most paper. When the Lever is set to the right, the confirmation message appears before the machine starts printing.
Important : Make sure the stack does not exceed the Load Limit Mark.


B) Loading Envelopes
Follow the following steps:
1) Open the Paper Support, then pull out the Paper Support Extension.

2) Prepare the envelopes for loading.
Important : * Press down firmly on the edges of the envelopes to make the folds crisp. Also, press firmly on the area that corresponds to the edges of the back flap.
* Remove any curling by holding the edges diagonally and bending them gently.
* If the edges of the envelopes are inflated or curled, place the envelope on a flat surface. With a pen, press down while moving it from the center toward the edges of the envelope.
* Ensure that no curl or puff exceeds 1/8 in. (3mm).

3) Place the stack of envelopes (print side up) in the Auto Sheet Feeder, pinch the Paper Guide and adjust it to the left side of the stack.
* Load the envelopes in the Auto Sheet Feeder with the short side down.
* Set the Paper Thickness Lever to the right.

Important : Make sure that the stack does not exceed the Load Limit Mark.

Hope this helps. PLease rate my response.
Thanks
Have a good day.

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Can't print DL envelopes on a Pixma iP4600


Hi ...

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:
  1. Open the Rear Tray and pull out the Paper Support. Put your finger in the rounded indent of the Paper Support and pull it out until it stops. (See <1> in Figure 1 below.)

  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


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  5. Load the envelope.
    1. Load the envelope against the right side of the Rear Tray. (See <1> in Figure 3 below.)
    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

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

      * Figure 3

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



Preparing Envelopes to Load:
  1. Press down firmly on the edges of the envelopes to make the folds crisp. Also, press firmly on the area that corresponds to the edges of the back flap.

  2. Remove any curling by holding the edges diagonally and bending them gently.

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  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
Precaution
Envelope*
DL / #10
Set paper with the flap closed.

Unsuitable Envelopes:
  • Envelopes with an embossed or treated surface
  • Envelopes with a double flap or pressure seals
Printer Driver Settings:
  1. Select Envelope in Media Type.
  2. Select the size for envelopes.

    * In Windows, select DL Env. or Comm. Env. #10 in Page Size.

    * In Macintosh, select DL Envelope or #10 Envelope in Paper Size.

  3. Select Landscape in Orientation.

Note:
  • Be sure to set the printer driver setting properly. If you do not, the address will be printed in the wrong direction.

  • It may be required to change the paper size option to 'Envelope' in File Page Setup menu.
Don't forget to vote if this helps ... Cheers :)

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Your fuser may need replacing.

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Maybe it will work for you! Good luck!

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