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My Canon MP 520 will not print on A4 paper but does so on A5. It used to print on both. My computer is unchanged

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  • allanblack Mar 22, 2011

    Thanks. However I cannot find "Device Settings" or similar on my printer. I have tried likely alternative settings without success.

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Go to Printers and Faxes - right click on the Canon printer - click on Properties - click on Device settings ans select the paper size you require for each tray.

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Load A4 paper in the multi-purpose tray again,and then press [paper] to print. error shown in LBP2900B


If you normally print on letter sized paper, then some program you are using is trying to print on A4 paper (PDF files often the culprit) and the default on most printers is that if they do not have the paper loaded it will ask for it from the MP tray. You can check your printer settings as you may be able to tell the printer to automatically sub letter paper when A4 is requested.

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Oki - how to print booklet?


The paper you have inserted into the printer, and your page size settings have to match. You can't load A4 paper and tell it to print A5 size. This is why it is printing so small on the A4 paper. It assumes you need to trim it down to A5 size after printing.

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I have a canon mp 240 and it Prints fine if you only need half of the document. It cuts everything in half! Like it reads the header wrong or blows up the words or make extra spaces. How can I get it to...


I thought maybe you have the paper size set to Landscape rather than Portrait. If not, then you might look at:

http://usa.canon.com/cusa/support/consumer/printers_multifunction/pixma_mp_series/pixma_mp240#ServiceAndSupport

I did some searching on that site and it yielded the hlep below which may give you some help.


Issue: How do I set my printer so my printout fits the paper size I am using?
Solution: Use the recommended Print Area MP240

Printing Area title-bar.gif To ensure the best print quality, the machine allows a margin along each edge of media. The actual printable area will be the area inside these margins.
Recommended printing area (dark blue):
Canon recommends that you print within this area. (o_darkblue13.jpg)
Printable area (light blue):
The area where it is possible to print. (o_lightblue14.jpg)
However, printing in this area can affect the print quality or the paper feed precision.

o_area15.jpg i_note.gif Note
Borderless Printing
By selecting the Borderless Printing option, you can make prints with no margins.
bullet_s.gif When performing Borderless Printing, slight cropping may occur at the edges since the printed image is enlarged to fill the whole page.
bullet_s.gif For Borderless Printing, use the following paper.
- Glossy Photo Paper "Everyday Use" GP-501
- Photo Paper Glossy GP-502
- Photo Paper Plus Semi-Gloss SG-201
- Photo Paper Pro Platinum PT-101
- Photo Paper Plus Glossy II PP-201
-Photo Paper Pro II PR-201
- Matte Photo Paper MP-101
Performing Borderless Printing on any other type of paper may substantially reduce printing quality and/or result in printouts with altered color hues.
Borderless Printing on plain paper may result in printouts with reduced quality. Use them only for test printing. You can perform Borderless Printing on plain paper only when printing from your computer.
bullet_s.gif Depending on the type of paper, Borderless Printing may reduce the print quality at the top and bottom edges of the paper or cause these parts to become smudged.
See A5, A4, B5, 4" x 6", 4" x 8", 5" x 7", 8" x 10", Wide.
See Letter, Legal.
See Envelopes.
sikaku.gif A5, A4, B5, 4" x 6", 4" x 8", 5" x 7", 8" x 10", Wide
Size
Printable Area (width x height)
A5*
5.56 x 7.95 inches / 141.2 x 202.0 mm
A4
8.00 x 11.38 inches / 203.2 x 289.0 mm
B5*
6.90 x 9.80 inches / 175.2 x 249.0 mm
4" x 6" / 10 x 15 cm
3.73 x 5.69 inches / 94.8 x 144.4 mm
4" x 8" / 10 x 20 cm*
3.73 x 7.69 inches / 94.8 x 195.2 mm
5" x 7" / 13 x 18 cm*
4.73 x 6.69 inches / 120.2 x 169.8 mm
8" x 10" / 20 x 25 cm*
7.73 x 9.69 inches / 196.4 x 246.0 mm
Wide*
3.73 x 6.80 inches / 94.8 x 172.6 mm

* This page size can be used only when printing from your computer.
o_ap_069.jpg o_darkblue6.jpgRecommended printing area
o_lightblue7.jpgPrintable area
sikaku.gif Letter, Legal
Size
Printable Area (width x height)
Letter
8.00 x 10.69 inches / 203.2 x 271.4 mm
Legal*
8.00 x 13.69 inches / 203.2 x 347.6 mm

* This page size can be used only when printing from your computer.
o_ap_074.jpg o_darkblue4.jpgRecommended printing area
o_lightblue5.jpgPrintable area

sikaku.gif Envelopes
Size
Printable Area (width x height)
European DL*
4.06 x 7.12 inches / 103.2 x 180.8 mm
US Comm. Env. #10*
3.86 x 7.96 inches / 98.0 x 202.1 mm

* Envelopes can be used only when printing from your computer.
o_area_envelope11.jpg
o_darkblue8.jpgRecommended printing area

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Is it canon laser LBP 3300 printer take Legal Size printing ?


Here are "little" specification:

Body installation method desktop page printer
Photosensitive medium OPC drum
Exposure method semiconductor laser
Development method Toner projection development
Transfer method by roller
Separation method by curvature
Cassette pickup method by pad
Multifeeder pickup method by pad
Drum cleaning method by blade
Fixing method on-demand
Delivery method face-down/face-up
Toner supply type by toner cartridge
about 6000 prints (A4, single-sided; at 5% image ratio)
Warm-up time in standby: 0 sec (at power-on: 10 sec or less)
Print area top: 5 mm; bottom: 5 mm; left/right: 5 mm (if envelope, top, bottom, left,
right: 10 mm)
Printing resolution 600dpi
First print time 9 sec or less (approx.; A4)
Print speed (A4) 21 pages/min (approx.)
Cassette paper size A4, B5, A5, Legal, Letter, Executive
Multi-purpose paper size A4, B5, A5, Legal, Letter, Executive, Envelope DL, Envelope COM10,
Envelope C5, Envelope Monarch, Index Card, Custom Paper Size (width
76.2 to 215.9 mm, length 127.0 to 355.6 mm)
Cassette paper type plain paper (64 to 90 g/m2), heavy paper (91 to 120 g/m2), recycled
Multi-purpose paper type plain paper (64 to 90 g/m2), heavy paper (91 to 163 g/m2), recycled
paper, transparency, label paper, envelop (DL, COM10, C5, Monarch,
B5)
Cassette capacity 250 sheets (approx.; plain paper, 64 g/m2)
Multi-purpose capacity 1 sheet
Delivery tray stack 65sheets (Face-down) /1sheet(Face-up Output Slot)
Memory 8 MB (internal; no optional memory available)
Operating environment
(Temperature range) 10 to 32.5 deg C
Operating environment
(Humidity range) 20% to 80% RH
Noise 52.8 dB or less (during printing; based on ISO9296; announced noise
emission)
Power supply rating AC100V±10% (50/60Hz ±2Hz)
Power consumption (Maximum) 790W or less (approx.; 20 deg C; for input of rated power supply;
including peak value lasting 1 sec or more)
Dimensions 370 (W) x 375 (D) x 258 (H)mm
Weight printer: Approx;11kg; toner cartridge: Approx,0.8kg(2.5K)
Option paper feeder

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Printing on custom paper sizes I can not set my a3 printer to print any longer than 42cm x 29.7cm A3, It should be able to print 29.7x 84cm half of a2


The following are the max printable areas for the Canon i9950.
A3+, A3, Ledger, B4, A4, B5, A5, 5" x 7", 4" x 6" Size
Printable Area (width x height)
A3+ (13" x 19")
322.2 x 475.0 mm / 12.7 x 18.7 in
A3
290.2 x 412.0 mm / 11.4 x 16.2 in
Ledger (11" x 17")
272.6 x 423.8 mm / 10.7 x 16.7 in
B4
250.2 x 356.0 mm / 9.9 x 14.0 in
A4
203.2 x 289.0 mm / 8.0 x 11.4 in
B5
175.2 x 249.0 mm / 6.9 x 9.8 in
A5
141.2 x 202.0 mm / 5.6 x 7.9 in
5" x 7" / 127.0 x 177.8 mm
120.2 x 169.8 mm / 4.7 x 6.7 in
4" x 6" / 101.6 x 152.4 mm
94.8 x 144.4 mm / 3.7 x 5.7 in


Borderless printing will allow you to print up to the full size of the paper but no larger than 297 x 420mm for A3 and 330 x 482 mm for A3+.

It is not possible to print on A2 paper.

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Kyocera 3800N Defaulted To MP Tray


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Lines through photos


you'll have to clean the printer head. It's possible that your driver can do it automatically. It happens after a long time whitout using the printer. The ink can become dry and solid.

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How to print envelopes on my printer


Use The Recommended Print Area For the best printing results, adjust the top and bottom margins of your document to within the recommended printing area shown below. Click on the paper size listed for the recommended print area settings: A4 / B5 / A5 / 4 x 6 / 4 x 8 / 5 x 7 / Credit Card, Letter and Legal, Envelopes (DL / COM#10)
Caution: When printing is performed outside the recommended printing area, the top and bottom edges of the paper may curl, the print quality may deteriorate, or the printed side may be smudged.
The printer has both the recommended print area and the printable area, according to the paper size.
05sj00144_01.jpg Recommended print area: This indicates the recommended print area.
05sj00144_02.jpg Printable area: Although this indicates the printable area, degradation of print quality may occur.
Note:
  • Set Borderless Printing to print without margins.
  • In Duplex Printing, the printable area of the paper's header is approximately 2 mm narrower than usual.
A4 / B5 / A5 / 4 x 6 / 4 x 8 / 5 x 7 / Credit Card
05sj00084_03.jpg Letter / Legal
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Envelopes ( DL / #10 )
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Manual Feed Issue


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Card making


This machine will only print certain sizes as borderless. A5 is not one of them. You can use the following media with this feature: Matte Paper - Heavyweight: A4, Letter Premium Glossy Photo Paper:A4, Letter, 5 x 7", 10 x 15 cm/4 x 6", 8 x 10" Photo Paper:A4 Premium Semigloss Photo Paper:A4, Letter, 10 x 15 cm/4 x 6" Glossy Photo Paper:Letter, 10 x 15 cm/4 x 6" As you can see A5 is not in the list, therefor you will not be able to print A5 borderless via the normal means.

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