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Standard Tray or Paper Feed Unit Trays

The following example explains loading procedure for the standard tray (Tray 1). The same procedure can be used for the optional paper feed unit.

The same procedure can be used for all trays. Tray 1 is used as an example.


  1. Slowly slide out the paper tray (Tray 1), until it stops. Then, lift the front of the tray slightly, and then pull the tray completely out.

    Standard tray illustration

    Place the tray on a flat surface.

  2. Pinch the green clips on the side guide and the end guide, and then adjust the guides to the paper size being loaded.

    Standard tray illustration

  3. Slide the green switch on the front of the tray to the type of paper to be loaded. When loading paper of 75 g/m2, 20 lb., or thicker, slide the switch to the right.

    Standard tray illustration

  4. Fan the paper before loafing paper in the tray.

    Illustration of fan the paper

  5. Load the new paper stack print side up, making sure the paper is flush against the paper guides. Adjust the paper guides to close any gaps.

    Standard tray illustration

  6. Lift the front of the paper tray (Tray 1), and slowly slide the paper tray back in, until it stops. Make sure the tray is fully inserted to prevent a paper misfeed.

    Standard tray illustration



Related topics

Setting a paper size by using the control panel
Setting the paper size automatically
Specifying custom size paper for standard tray and the paper feed unit
Specifying a paper type for standard tray and the paper feed unit