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Lexmark MS812dn / MS812dtn

Lexmark MS812dn / MS812dtn

Tips on using card stock

Card stock is heavy, single‑ply specialty media. Many of its variable characteristics, such as moisture content, thickness, and texture, can significantly affect print quality.

  • From the printer control panel, set the paper size, type, texture, and weight in the Paper menu to match the card stock loaded in the tray.
  • Print samples on the card stock being considered for use before buying large quantities.
  • Specify the paper texture and weight from the tray settings to match the paper loaded in the tray.
  • Preprinting, perforation, and creasing may significantly affect the print quality and cause jams or other paper feed problems.
  • Before loading the card stock on the tray, flex and fan the card stock to loosen them. Straighten the edges on a level surface.
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