HP LaserJet P1005, P1006, P1505, and P1505n Printers - Loading and Printing Envelopes in Windows
This document explains how to load and print on envelopes. Use either the main input tray or the priority feed slot to print envelopes. Use the main input tray to print more than one envelope. Use the priority feed slot to print one envelope without removing paper from the main input tray.
Use only recommended envelopes. Do not use envelopes with clasps, snaps, windows, coated linings, self-stick adhesives, or other synthetic materials that are susceptible to heat.
Use envelopes only with seams extending to the corners.
Figure 1: Envelope with acceptable seams
1 - Acceptable
2 - Not acceptable
Use the following steps to load envelopes into the product, and then print.
Use one of the following methods to load envelopes into the product.
NOTE: The main input tray can hold up to 10 envelopes.
Slide the paper guides outward to slightly wider and longer than the envelopes.
Figure 2: Slide the paper guides out
Load the envelopes into the tray print side up with the top edge aligned to the left paper guide.
Figure 3: Load envelopes
Do not load the tray above the paper guides.
If the envelopes have a flap on the short edge, feed that edge into the product first.
Slide the paper guides inward to rest against the envelopes.
Figure 4: Slide the paper guides inward
The priority feed slot is in the front of the product just above the main input tray. Use the priority feed slot to print one envelope without removing paper from the main tray.
NOTE: The priority feed slot holds one envelope only.
Slide the priority slot paper guides outward.
Figure 5: Slide the paper guides out
Load the envelope into the priority feed slot print side up with the top edge aligned to the left paper guide.
Figure 6: Load the envelope in the priority feed slot
Slide the paper guides in to rest against the envelope.
Figure 7: Slide the paper guides in
Follow these steps to print on envelopes from a computer running Windows.
NOTE: For specific details on formatting text for printing on envelopes,
consult the help files in the word processing software. For best results,
consider using a label for the return address.
, and then click Print
dialog box opens.
Depending on the software program, click Properties
, Printer Setup
, or Preferences
The printer Properties
dialog box opens.
Click the Paper/Quality
as the paper type.
From the Size
drop-down list, select the applicable size. To create a custom size envelope, use the following steps:
On the Paper/Quality
tab, click Custom
Click in the Name
text box, and then enter a name for the custom envelope size.
Click in the Width
text box, and then enter the width.
NOTE: Make certain the size is in inches. Click the Use Millimeters/Use Inches button to toggle between using millimeters and inches to define the custom paper size.
Click in the Height
text box, and then enter the height.
to save the settings.
to print the envelopes.
NOTE: An error message might display asking to load an envelope into the manual feed tray. This might occur even if the envelopes are loaded. Make sure the envelopes are loaded, and then click Continue
. The product will continue printing from whichever input tray contains the envelopes.