The Brother machine
is designed to work well with most types of xerographic and bond paper. However,
some paper variables may have an effect on print quality or handling
reliability. Always test samples of paper before purchasing large quantities to
ensure desirable performance. Store paper in its original packaging and keep it
sealed. Keep the paper flat and away from moisture, direct sunlight, and
Xerox 4200 20 lb or
Hammer mill Laser Print 24 lb (90g/m2)
specific brand recommended
Avery Laser Labels
specific brand recommended
Media Type and
Capacity by Tray
Paper (20 to 28 lb or
75g/m2 to 105g/m2): Can be printed from Tray 1, Tray
2, MP Tray, or Duplex
Paper: Can be printed
from Tray 1, Tray 2, MP Tray, or Duplex
Paper (16 to 43 lb or
60g/m2 to 163g/m2): MP Tray only
Paper (16 to 20 lb or
60g/m2 to 75g/m2): Can be printed from Tray 1, Tray 2,
MP Tray, or Duplex
(28 to 43 lb or
105g/m2 to 163g/m2): MP Tray
- Cardstock paper
that is 43lb of less is supported. If Cardstock paper is over 43lb, it is not
supported on the machine.
- Paper that is
28lb ï¿½ 43lb should be printed from MP Tray.
Labels: MP Tray
Envelopes: MP Tray
(16 to 43 lb or
60g/m2 to 163g/m2): MP Tray,
The machine supports paper up to 43 lb bond paper. Some glossy papers that are
65 lb may be "TAG" Transformation Paper Type which is equivalent to 31 lb bond
Glossy paper should be printed from MP tray and with back cover open. Printing
glossy paper with back cover closed can cause damage print quality issues such
as smudges, toner rubbing off, etc.
print in Duplex if glossy paper is between 16 lb to 28 lb.
is not supported on the machine and should not be used.
guidelines when selecting paper are:
- Do not use inkjet
paper because it may cause a paper jam or damage your machine.
- Preprinted paper
must use ink that can withstand the temperature of the machine's fusing process
392 degrees Fahrenheit (200 degrees Centigrade).
- If you use bond
paper, paper having a rough surface, or paper that is wrinkled or creased, the
paper may exhibit degraded performance.
- When you are
using glossy paper, put only one sheet at a time in the MP tray to avoid a paper
For the best
- Use paper made
for plain paper copying.
- Use paper that is
20 to 24 lb.
- Use long grain
paper with a neutral Ph value, and a moisture content of approximately
- This machine can
use recycled paper that meets DIN 19309 specifications.
- Do not put
different types of paper in the paper tray at the same time because it may cause
paper jams or misfeeds.
- For proper
printing, you must choose the same paper size from your software application as
the paper in the tray.
- Avoid touching
the printed surface of the paper immediately after printing.
Some types of paper
may not perform well or may cause damage to your machine. Do not use
- That is highly
- That is extremely
smooth or shiny.
- That is curled or
- That is coated or
has a chemical finish.
- That is damaged,
creased, or folded.
- That exceeds the
recommended weight specification.
- With tabs or
- With letterheads
using low temperature dyes or thermography.
- That is multipart
- That is designed
for inkjet printing.
If you use any of
the types of paper listed above, they may damage your machine. This damage is
not covered under any Brother warranty or service agreement.