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HP Color LaserJet 2600n Printer - Printing on HP LaserJet Glossy Paper and HP LaserJet Photo Paper

This document contains information on how to use the HP Color LaserJet 2600n printer to print on the HP LaserJet Glossy Paper and HP LaserJet Photo Paper.

Configuring Printer drivers to print on special media

Special media types such as transparencies, labels, heavy paper, glossy paper, photo paper, and card stock are available to use with the HP Color LaserJet 2600n printer.

Perform the following steps to print on a special media:
  1. Open a document in a program, such as Microsoft Word.

  2. Select the print command. Click File menu, and then click Print . The Print dialog box appears.

  3. Click Properties on the Print dialog box.

  4. Select one of these media types on the Paper or Quality tab:

    • Plain
    • Preprinted
    • Letterhead
    • Transparency
    • Prepunched
    • Labels
    • Bond
    • Recycled
    • Color
    • HP Tough paper
    • Envelope
    • Light 60-74 g/m2
    • Heavy paper 91-105 g/m2
    • Cardstock 106-176 g/m2
    • Light Glossy 75-105 g/m2
    • Glossy 106-120 g/m2
    • Heavy Glossy 121-163 g/m2
    • HP Premium Cover 200 g/m2
    • HP Premium Plus Photo 220 g/m2
  5. Print the document. Remove the media from the device as it prints to prevent it from sticking together, and place the printed pages on a flat surface.

The media type can also be selected and configured in HP Toolbox. To configure these media types from HP Toolbox, click Device Settings , click the System Settings tab, and then open the Print Modes page. Make any necessary changes, and then click Apply to save the changes.

load a single sheet of letterhead in Tray 1 to print a single-page cover letter on letterhead, followed by a multiple-page document. After the letterhead page has printed, the device prompts the user to load paper. Load paper for the rest of the document.

Printing on HP LaserJet glossy paper and HP LaserJet photo paper

Follow these guidelines when printing on HP LaserJet glossy paper.
  • Handle HP LaserJet glossy paper and HP LaserJet photo paper by the edges. Oil from the fingers that is deposited on HP LaserJet glossy paper and HP LaserJet photo paper can cause print-quality problems.

  • Use HP LaserJet glossy paper and HP LaserJet photo paper only with this printer. HP products are designed to work together for optimum printing results.

  • Feed or place HP LaserJet glossy paper and HP LaserJet photo paper in the trays with the top, short edge in first and the side to be printed on facing down for Tray 1 (Figure 1) and the side to be printed on facing up for Tray 2 (Figure 2).

    Figure 1: Feeding glossy or photo paper in Tray 1

    Figure 2: Feeding glossy or photo paper in Tray 2

  • Select Light Glossy , Glossy or Heavy Glossy as the Type (Windows) or the Paper (Macintosh) in the Print dialog box or the printer driver. Select Light Glossy for media weights of 105 g/m2 (28 lb), Glossy for media weights of 120 g/m2 (32 lb), and Heavy Glossy for media weights of 160 g/m2 (43 lb).

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