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I have an HL-2140 - can I print with 8 1/2 X 14 paper? I can't get it to fit in the tray. Need to print on longer paper.

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Hello sir; Yes, you can,don't need to put in the tray, only place you can use is by-pass tray,

Posted on Feb 08, 2010

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PS, pls vote. tnx

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