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We have a Panasonic KX-CL500 Printer, which has an automatic double sided duplex printing attachment, that we cannot get to work, we are still having to feed paper through manually, is there anything you can do to help us, please?

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On your computer have you enable the option on the printer settings. You may need to install this option to your PC.

On windows XP - click start then choose printers and faxes. Right click on the printer name that you need and click properties. Under here you may find an advanced tab, or installable options tab, make sure the duplexer (or enable double sided printing) is enabled.

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sub.gifTo reduce the page slightly during printing:
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