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Dell M5200 printing problem

The printer is on the network and anytime anyone sends a print job you have to go to the printer and press the select button before it will print. The message on the printer says "Change Tray 1 Plain Letter". The paper size setting for tray 1 is universal and it does not give me any other choices.

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: tray 1- load plain letter

Linda,

On printer check media/paper type tray 2 or 3 is plain and tray 2/3 is set for letter paper size too, via printer control panel. Also check under paper handling other options for tray 1, also on tray 2 and 3, I think there is a blue little round switch on left should be set as letter not custom.

Some paper types cannot be feed from anywhere else but tray1/bypass ie labels/laminate/card stock.

Check print driver on pc has tray 3 option installed and is not set as default to print to manual bypass/tray 1

light flashing cause printer wants paper type/size that it "thinks" it hasn't got in tray 2/3

If that dont cover it...post back

Soulvisitor :-)

Posted on Dec 18, 2007

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SOURCE: Print job will not print from the manually feed tray unless I select the Go button for it to process

Table 3-7. Paper Handling Menu
Item Values Explanation
ENVELOPE FEEDER
SIZE=COM10
For supported paper sizes
see page 1-12.
This item appears only when the
optional envelope feeder is installed.
Set the value to correspond with the
envelope size currently loaded in the
envelope feeder.
ENVELOPE FEEDER
TYPE=PLAIN
For supported paper types
see page 1-12.
This item appears only when the
optional envelope feeder is installed.
Set the value to correspond with the
envelope type currently loaded in the
envelope feeder.
TRAY 1 MODE=
FIRST
FIRST
CASSETTE
Determine how the printer will use
Tray 1.
FIRST: If paper is loaded in Tray 1,
the printer will pull paper from that
tray first.
CASSETTE: A paper size must be
assigned to Tray 1 using the
TRAY 1 SIZE option (the next item
in this menu when TRAY 1
MODE=CASSETTE). This allows Tray 1
to be used as a reserved tray.
TRAY 1 SIZE=
LETTER
For supported paper sizes
see page 1-12.
This item appears only when TRAY 1
MODE= CASSETTE. Set the value to
correspond with the paper size
currently

Posted on Mar 16, 2008

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SOURCE: Dell 3100cn Printer will not print

I had to actually change the settings in Microsoft Word to resolve this problem.

If you go to page setup > paper source > there should be lists for "first page" and "other pages".

You can set this to "as per printer settings" and hopefully it should work.

childofsai

Posted on Jul 11, 2008

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SOURCE: Dell 3110cn Error 024-695

Had the same problem and found the removable bottom 250 page feeder assembly to be the culprit. Sorry I did not trace the problem to a specific part on the assembly but was lucky enough to have a replacement unit.

Posted on Oct 30, 2008

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SOURCE: HP Laserjet 4700 Always Defaults to Tray 1

Your tray 1 might be open (even just partially) or your manual feed setting might be on. You can find this setting under > Configure device / Printing / Manual Feed

Posted on Sep 18, 2009

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