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HP Color LaserJet Enterprise M552, M553, M554, M555 - Load paper to Tray 1

Load paper to Tray 1

The following information describes how to load paper into Tray 1. This tray holds up to 100 sheets of 75 g/m2 paper.
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To avoid jams, never add or remove paper from Tray 1 during printing.
In addition to the instructions provided in this document, you can click the link below to view a video of how to load paper in Tray 1.
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The printer models referenced in this video might be different from your printer model, but the steps to load paper in Tray 1 are the same.
Load Paper Tray 1 HP Color LaserJet Enterprise M553, M554, M555 and HP Color LaserJet Enterprise MFP M578 Printer
Load Paper Tray 1 HP Color LaserJet Enterprise M553, M554, M555 and HP Color LaserJet Enterprise MFP M578 Printer
Learn how to load paper in tray 1 for the HP Color LaserJet Enterprise M553, M554, M555 and HP Color LaserJet Enterprise MFP M578 printer.
  1. Open Tray 1.
    Afbeelding : Open Tray 1
  2. Pull out the tray extension to support the paper.
    Afbeelding : Pull out the tray extension
  3. Adjust the paper guides to the correct size and then load paper in the tray. For information about how to orient the paper, see the Tray 1 paper orientation section in this document.
    Afbeelding : Load paper in Tray 1
  4. Make sure that the paper fits under the fill-line on the paper guides.
    Afbeelding : Make sure the paper is below the fill-line
  5. Adjust the side guides so that they lightly touch the paper stack, but do not bend it.
    Afbeelding : Adjust the side guides

Tray 1 paper orientation

When using paper that requires a specific orientation, load it according to the information in the following tables.
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The Alternative Letterhead Mode setting 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 the Use alternative letterhead mode section in this document.
Letterhead or preprinted paper - Portrait
Duplex mode
How to load paper
1-sided printing
Face-down
Top edge leading into the printer
Automatic 2-sided printing or with Alternative Letterhead Mode enabled
Face-up
Bottom edge leading into the printer
Letterhead or preprinted paper - Landscape
Duplex mode
How to load paper
1-sided printing
Face-down
Top edge toward the back of the printer
Automatic 2-sided printing or with Alternative Letterhead Mode enabled
Face-up
Top edge toward the back of the printer
Prepunched paper - Portrait or Landscape
Duplex mode
How to load paper
1-sided printing
Holes toward the back of the printer
Automatic 2-sided printing or with Alternative Letterhead Mode enabled
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. To use the feature with Windows, also enable it in the print driver and configure the paper type in the print driver.

Enable Alternative Letterhead Mode using the printer control-panel menus

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The steps vary according to the control-panel type.
    Afbeelding : Control-panel types
  1. FutureSmart 3
  2. FutureSmart 4
Click your control-panel type in the options below to expand the section and then follow the steps provided to enable Alternative Letterhead Mode.

Print with Alternative Letterhead Mode (Windows)

To print with Alternative Letterhead Mode for Windows, perform the following procedure for each print job:
  1. From the software program, select the Print option.
  2. Select the printer, and then click the Properties or Preferences button.
  3. Click the Advanced tab.
  4. Expand the Printer Features list.
  5. In the Alternative Letterhead Mode drop-down list, click the On option.
  6. Click the Apply button.
  7. Click the Paper/Quality tab.
  8. In the Paper type drop-down list, click the More... option.
  9. Expand the list of Type is: options.
  10. Expand the list of Other options, and then click the Letterhead option. Click the OK button.
  11. Click the OK button to close the Document Properties dialog box. In the Print dialog box, click the OK button to print the job.