Question about Kodak EASYSHARE 5300 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Photo paper Why won't photo paper from brands other than Kodak, print my pictures on the 5300? Also, I have lots of paper left from my Kodak printer dock and it also won't print the pics?

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  • zacharyslate Apr 05, 2008

    I have the same problem. Right now my EasyShare will not print any paper!

  • firepper red May 11, 2010

    I have used a lot of different brand of photo paper on my Kodak without problems. The printer dock may be using a proprietary paper for pictures but other brands should definately work.

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    how can i print from xd card i dont have a pc

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1. Never put XtraLife paper from a printer dock in any inkjet printer. This paper is not made for inkjets. The ink will simply spill all over the place.
2. You can use any paper you wish that is inkjet paper but you must set the appropriate settings through the print manager if the paper is anything but Kodak inkjet photo paper. The 5100, 5300, and 5500 all recognize the backprint on the Kodak paper and automatically optimize the settings. Other brands of paper are not optimized in this fashion and therefore must be done manually through the print manager or software.

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