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Printing card trying to print on to card instead of A4 paper but card jams, how do I adjust tensioner\springs etc. Thanks Geoff

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Postcards, 3-by-5 inch (index) cards, and other custom-sized media can be printed from tray 1. The minimum media size is 76 by 127 mm (3 by 5 inches) and the maximum media size is 216 by 356 mm (8.5 by 14 inches). Note You might experience some jams when using any media with a length less than 178 mm (7 inches). This might be caused by paper that has been affected by environmental conditions. For optimum performance, make sure you are storing and handling the paper correctly . Using media from another manufacturer might also help. Printing on odd sizes or weights of media (for example, small, long, or narrow paper) can decrease print speed. The decreased speed helps to prolong the life of internal printer parts. It also improves print quality with these types of media. Guidelines for printing on custom-sized media and cardstock Always insert the short-edge first into tray 1. If you want to print in landscape mode, make this selection through your software. Inserting paper long-edge first might cause a jam. Use the rear output bin to reduce curl. Do not print on media smaller than 76 mm (3 inches) wide or 127 mm (5 inches) long. In your software application, set margins at least 6.4 mm (0.25 inch) away from the edges of the media.

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