Description of Problem 100000020803
How can I reduce paper curl?Description of Solution 200000026320
Due to the
machine’s high print speed and compact size, a small degree of paper curl can be
factors may contribute to an increase in paper curl:
- 90.5°F (10 - 32.5°C)
20 - 80% (without condensation)
Media type and
RECOMMENDED PAPER AND SPECIAL
Xerox 4200 20 lb or Hammermill Laser Print 24 lb
No specific brand recommended. Must meet DIN 19309 specifications.
laser labels white #5160
below are steps that may reduce paper curl:
1. If you do not use the Brother
machine very often, the paper may have been in the paper tray too long.
a. Remove the paper from the
b. Turn over the paper stack so that
the top page is now on bottom.
c. Rotate the paper stack so that the
front is now at the back.
d. Reload the paper into the tray,
making sure that the paper guides are set to the correct size and that the top
of the paper stack is below the maximum paper level.
2. Toggle the position of the anti-curl
a. Turn the machine around so the back
of the machine is facing you.
b. Open the rear cover.
c. Engage the anti-curl
i. Lift the tab as shown in the image
ii. Slide the gray plastic anti-curl
switch to the right.
d. If the anti-curl switch was already
moved to the right prior to the steps above, disengage the switch by moving it
to the left.
e. Close the back cover.
3. Enable the Reduce Paper Curl
option in the driver settings:
PCL printer driver: Go to STEP a.
- Windows® PS driver: Go
to STEP b.
- Macintosh® driver: Go
to STEP c.
a. Windows® PCL
i. Click the Advanced tab and
then OTHER PRINT OPTIONS... button.
ii. Click IMPROVE PRINT OUTPUT
and then select Reduce Paper Curl.
b. Windows® PS
i. Click the ADVANCED...
ii. Select Reduce Paper Curl from
the list to the right of Improve Print Output.
i. From Print Settings, click
ADVANCED, then click IMPROVE PRINT OUTPUT... and select Reduce