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Changing Paper Thickness Settings

Select [Plain Paper 1] or [Plain Paper 2] depending on the type of plain paper.

If in System Settings, [Tray Paper Settings], you set “Paper Thickness” to [Plain Paper] for each tray's [Paper Type], you must then select [Maintenance], [Plain Paper Setting] and specify either [Plain Paper 1] or [Plain Paper 2], depending on the thickness of the loaded paper.

The default setting is Plain Paper 2.


  • Select [Plain Paper 1] when paper weight is between 60 g/m2 (16 lb. Bond) and 74 g/m2 (20 lb. Bond).

  • Select [Plain Paper 2] when paper weight is between 75 g/m2 (20 lb. Bond) and 81 g/m2 (20 lb. Bond).

1Press the [User Tools/Counter] key.

User Tools/Counter key illustration

2Press [Maintenance].

Operation panel screen illustration

3Press [Plain Paper Setting].

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4Select the plain paper type for each tray depending on the paper to be set and press [OK].

Operation panel screen illustration

5Press [Exit].

Operation panel screen illustration

6Press [Exit].


  • In System Settings, [Tray Paper Settings], for each tray's [Paper Type] you can specify [Plain Paper], [Middle Thick], [Thick Paper 1], [Thick Paper 2], or [Thick Paper 3]. For details about paper thickness, see “Recommended Paper Sizes and Types”.