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HP Color LaserJet Managed E55040 - Load paper to Tray 1

Introduction

The following information describes how to load paper and envelopes into Tray 1. This tray holds up to 100 sheets of 75 g/m2 paper or 10 envelopes.
  caution:
To avoid jams, never add or remove paper from Tray 1 during printing.
  1. Open Tray 1.
    Figure : Open Tray 1
  2. Pull out the tray extension to support the paper.
    Figure : Pull out the tray extension
  3. Spread the paper guides to the correct size, an then load paper in the tray. For information about how to orient the paper, see Tray 1 paper orientation.
    Figure : Load paper
  4. Make sure that the paper fits under the fill line on the paper guides.
    Figure : Stack-height limit
  5. Adjust the side guides so that they lightly touch the paper stack, but do not bend it.
    Figure : Adjust the guides

Tray 1 paper orientation

When using paper that requires a specific orientation, load it according to the information in the following table.
note:
The Alternative Letterhead Mode settings affects the way to load letterhead or preprinted paper. This setting is disabled by default. When using this mode, load paper as for automatic duplex printing. For more information, see Use alternative letterhead mode.
Paper type
Image Orientation
Single-sided printing
Duplex printing or with Alternative Letterhead Mode enabled
Letterhead or preprinted
Portrait
Face-down
Top edge leading into the printer
Face-up
Bottom edge leading into the printer
Landscape
Face-down
Top edge toward the back of the printer
Face-up
Top edge toward the back of the printer
Prepunched
Portrait or landscape
Holes toward the back of the printer
Holes toward the back of the printer

Use alternative letterhead mode

Use the Alternative Letterhead Mode feature to load letterhead or preprinted paper into the tray the same way for all jobs, whether printing to one side of the sheet of paper or to both sides. When using this mode, load paper as for automatic duplex printing.
To use the feature, enable it by using the printer control-panel menus.

Enable Alternative Letterhead Mode by using the printer control-panel menus

  1. From the Home screen on the printer control panel, swipe from right to left until the Settings menu displays. Touch the Settings icon to open the menu.
  2. Open the following menus:
    • Manage Trays
    • Alternative Letterhead Mode
  3. Select Enabled, and then touch the Save button or press the OK button.

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