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Load Paper in Tray 1 or 2

Product support for: VersaLink C400_C405 Family, VersaLink C400, VersaLink C405

Article Id: x_vlc400_en-O1561 | Published: 06/21/2018

Configuring Tray 1 or 2 for the Paper Length:

You can adjust the lengths of trays 1 and 2 to accommodate A4 (210 x 297 mm / 8.3 x 11.7 in.), Letter (216 x 279 mm / 8.5 x 11 in.) and Legal (216 x 356 mm / 8.5 x 14 in.) paper sizes. In the Legal length setting, the trays protrude from the front of the printer.

  1. Remove all paper from the tray.
  2. To remove the tray from the printer, pull out the tray until it stops, lift the front of the tray slightly, then pull it out.

    NOTE: This image is provided for demonstration purposes only. Your printer may vary slightly from the image provided.

    Remove Tray 1 or Tray 2

  3. Configure the tray:
    • To compress the tray for shorter paper, with one hand, hold the back of the tray. With the other hand, press the release latch at the front of the tray, then push the ends inward until they latch.
    • To extend the tray for longer paper, with one hand, hold the back of the tray. With the other hand, press the release latch at the front of the tray and pull the ends outward until they latch.

      Adjust tray for required paper size

  4. To protect the paper when the tray is extended, place the paper cover over the extended section of the paper tray.

    Use the paper cover when the tray is extended

Loading Paper in Tray 1 or 2:

  1. Remove the appropriate tray from the printer. Pull out the tray until it stops, lift the front of the tray slightly, then pull it out.

    NOTE: This image is provided for demonstration purposes only. Your printer may vary slightly from the image provided.

    Remove Tray 1 or Tray 2

  2. Remove all paper from the tray.
  3. At the back of the paper tray, press the paper lift tray down until it locks.
  4. Adjust the paper length and width guides to the correct paper size.
  5. Flex the sheets back and forth and fan them, then align the edges of the stack on a level surface. This procedure separates any sheets that are stuck together and reduces the possibility of jams.
  6. Load paper into the tray as follows:
    • Load hole-punched paper with the holes to the left.
    • For 1-sided printing, load letterhead or pre-printed paper face-down with the top of the paper toward the back of the tray.
    • For 2-sided printing, load letterhead or pre-printed paper face-down with the top of the paper toward the back of the tray.

      NOTE: Do not load paper above the maximum fill line. Overfilling the tray can cause the printer to jam. If necessary, update the paper type via the User Interface for Letterhead. See steps below.

  7. Adjust the length and width guides to fit the paper.

    Adjust the length and width guides to fit the paper

  8. Slide the tray back into the printer.
  9. Push the tray in all the way.

    NOTES:
    • If the tray does not go in all the way, make sure that the paper lift plate at the back of the tray is locked down.
    • If the tray is extended for legal size paper, the tray protrudes when it is inserted into the printer.
    • To protect the paper when the tray is extended, place the paper cover over the extended section of the paper tray.

  10. If the control panel prompts you, verify the size and type on the screen.
    • To confirm the same paper size, type, or color, touch OK.
    • To select a new paper size, type or color, touch the current setting, then select a new setting. When you are finished, touch OK.
  11. If you are not prompted, change the paper settings, if required.
    1. At the printer control panel, press the Home button.
    2. Touch Device > Paper Trays.
    3. In the Paper Trays menu, touch the desired tray.
    4. To have the printer prompt you to set the paper type and size when paper is loaded, touch Tray Mode and then touch Fully Adjustable.
    5. To dedicate the tray for a paper size, type, or color, touch Tray Mode and then touch Dedicated.
      • To select a paper or envelope size, touch the current size setting. Then from the list, select the size.
      • To select a paper type, touch the current paper type. Then from the list, select the paper type.
      • To select a paper color, touch the current paper color. Then from the list, select the paper color.
    6. To save the setting, touch OK.
    7. To return to the Home screen, press the Home button.

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