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Max Paper Weight

I need to know the maximum paper weight the phaser 8400 can work with. We have used 65 lb in the past and are hoping it would be able to take 120 but need to know before we try. Also, if it is not able to take heavy paper weight and we have already used 65 lb paper in this printer, are there specific signs to watch for to correct any damage we might have done. thanks

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Tray 1: (standard) 16 lb. Bond – 80 lb. Cover (60 – 220 gsm), coated, Phaser High Resolution Photo Paper, labels, envelopes, business cards, Phaser Professional Solid Ink Transparencies, Phaser Weatherproof Paper, Phaser Postcards, Phaser Trifold Brochures. Media sizes: A/Letter, Legal, Executive, Statement, US Folio, A4, A5, A6, B5 JIS, B5 ISO, 3 5 in. Index Cards, custom sizes; Envelopes: #10 Commercial, DL, C5, #5 , #6 , Monarch, Booklet, Lee (A7), Choukei 3 Gou, Choukei 4 Gou, custom.
Tray 2: 525-sheet tray (standard) 16 lb. Bond – 28 lb. Cover (60 –122 gsm), coated, Phaser High Resolution Photo Paper, labels, envelopes, Phaser Professional Solid Ink Transparencies, Phaser Weatherproof Paper, Phaser Postcards,Phaser Trifold Brochures. Media sizes: A/Letter, Legal, Executive, Statement, US Folio, A4, B5 JIS, B5 ISO; Envelopes: #10 Commercial, DL, and C5.
Tray 3: 525-sheet Feeder (standard on DX) Same media weights and sizes as Tray 2.
Tray 4: 525-sheet Feeder (optional) Same media weights and sizes as Tray 2.

Posted on Nov 28, 2007

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