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Printing faded color text on my color paper...

Hi,

Im trying to print color text on heavy stock (215 g/m2) color paper (yellow) on a Konica Minolta bizhub c203 color copier, but when ever i do, the color looks faded. When I print on other paper type, it comes out clean. What am I doing wrong? and is there a way to change setting so that I can print on that color paper and paper type?

thank you
TerryYaki

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  • TerryYaki Jun 09, 2008

    I did try both, through the tray and the bypass and I get the same result, the paper goes thru fine but the quality ends up the same.

  • TerryYaki Jun 09, 2008

    sorry about that, it says, 80lb (215 g/m2) - Cover - 215 sheets -

    8 1/2 x 11 - 28.77 M - smooth finish (not glossy) and its yellow paper (Astro Yellow)

  • TerryYaki Jun 09, 2008

    Yes, I was reading the manual and your right, thank you for all your help and thank you for the quick responses, i appreciate it.



    thanks once again

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That stock might be too heavy for a bizhub.

Specifications state the following:

Plain paper (16 lb to 24 lb),
thick paper 1 (24-1/4 lb to 40 lb),
thick paper 2 (40-1/4lb to 55-1/2 lb),
thick paper 3 (55-3/4 lb to 68 lb),
thick paper 4 (68-1/4 lb to 72 lb)*, OHP transparencies*, postcards*, letterheads,
colored paper, envelopes*, label sheets*, banner paper (24-1/4 lb to 55-1/2 lb)*
Duplex: Plain paper (17 lb to 24 lb), thick paper1/2/3 (24 lb to 68 lb
*Can only be fed through the bypass tray.

These specs are directly from the user guide.

Is the paper running through the bypass tray?

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  • Tim Babcock
    Tim Babcock Jun 09, 2008

    Is the paper glossy?



    It would help if you can tell me what the label on the paper stock says.

  • Tim Babcock
    Tim Babcock Jun 09, 2008

    According to the owners manual that paper is out of spec. The maximum weight you can use on a Bizhub is 72 lbs on the bypass tray.



    Anything heavier than that can cause scratching to the drums, copy quality issues, as well as jamming.

  • Tim Babcock
    Tim Babcock Jun 09, 2008

    You are welcome.

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