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Lexmark MS812dn / MS812dtn

Lexmark MS812dn / MS812dtn

Tips on using envelopes

  • From the printer control panel, set the paper size, type, texture, and weight in the Paper menu to match the envelopes loaded in the tray.
  • Print samples on the envelopes being considered for use before buying large quantities.
  • Use envelopes designed specifically for laser printers.
  • For best performance, use envelopes made from 90‑g/m2 (24‑lb) paper or 25% cotton.
  • Use only new envelopes from undamaged packages.
  • To optimize performance and minimize jams, do not use envelopes that:
    • Have excessive curl or twist.
    • Are stuck together or damaged in any way.
    • Have windows, holes, perforations, cutouts, or embossing.
    • Have metal clasps, string ties, or folding bars.
    • Have an interlocking design.
    • Have postage stamps attached.
    • Have any exposed adhesive when the flap is in the sealed or closed position.
    • Have bent corners.
    • Have rough, cockle, or laid finishes.
  • Adjust the width guides to fit the width of the envelopes.
  • Before loading the envelopes on the tray, flex the stack of envelopes back and forth to loosen them, and then fan them. Straighten the edges on a level surface.
  • Note:  A combination of high humidity (over 60%) and high printing temperature may wrinkle or seal envelopes.

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