Question about Dell 3100cn Laser Printer
There is paper in both trays. Have tried restarting, unplugging, pulling out the bottom tray and printing to the MPF tray only and then vice versa printing to the A4/Tray 1 and nothing works.
Cycle Power on the Printer
Verify the Paper Size
Look at the chart below to verify that the paper size meets the 3000cn / 3010cn / 3100cn-series specifications.
Verify the paper size in the tray matches the size set in the 3000cn / 3010cn / 3100cn-series printer´s operator panel.
To verify the paper size in the tray matches the size set in the printer's operator panel, perform the following steps:
*1 Denotes country-specific factory default values.
*2 Available for the optional 250-sheet cassette only.
Figure 1 - Paper Size Chart
Verify the Paper Type Matches the Type Set in the Printer´s Operator Panel
To verify the paper tDell 3100 CN printer...message on printer reads lo - return%20arrow%203100cn.jpg the printer's operator panel, perform the following steps:
Tray Settings appears and press the button.
Paper Type appears and press the bDell 3100 CN printer...message on printer reads lo - return%20arrow%203100cn.jpg
Table 1: Paper Type Chart
All media types that are not Plain 1 should be printed from the MPF only.
Verify the printing preferences on the Dell™ 3000cn / 3010cn / 3100cn / 5100cn-series printer.
To verify the printing preferences is set to print from the correct tray with the correct paper size, perform the following steps:
The Printers and Faxes window appears.
The Printing Preferences window appears.
This sets the size and tray defaults.
Verify the Paper Size From the Printing Application Matches the Designated Printer Tray
To verify the paper size from the printing application matches the designated printer tray, perform the following steps:
Verify the Paper Source From the Printing Application Matches the Designated Printer Tray
Do not replace any printer hardware as this is not a printer hardware issue.
Posted on Nov 12, 2008
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