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04-23-2010 12:00 PM - edited 04-23-2010 12:11 PM
It was indicated to by the moderators that I could not post the -same solution- to multple questions about the -same problem-.The moderators then removed my solution posts about same problem. I understand that is their terms.
Therefore please consider this paragraph below the solution about multple questions in regards to printing Avery or other brand sheet stock business cards versus HP printers. This will be my last post about this problem in these forums. Hopefully it will stay so that others who experience the same issue in the future may gain useful knowledge about it.
"The sheet stock business card printing problem you are having is a well documented process or product defect that newer HP printers seem to have. Others have said that older HP printers did not have this problem. I echo that experience also. There are multiple questions on these forums with various answers (revert to older printer drivers, change paper type chosen in printer setup, change brand of card paper) but the end all is that HP printers or all in ones cannot print Avery business card sheet stock with any type of repeatability or consistency due to the wandering margin issue. It is unknown whether this is a software or hardware issue or or paper issue or combination of these."
The best solution seems to be to consider a printer that feeds almost straight through versus up and around. If HP has this type of printer you could consider it. Otherwise there are alternative printer brands that feed straight through that may be better for printing sheet stock business cards.
avery, business cards, cards, margin error
09-17-2010 07:10 PM
Try the fix in this post; works for Avery business cards, too: http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Other-printing-questi
08-18-2011 01:28 PM
In my experience the HP all in one would print thick photo paper -glossy or matte, would print on five cheap sheets of paper taped together on the long edges but would not correctly print on Avery or generic business card sheets due to a margin, alignment, or pickup problem. No one in these forums has ever been able to figure out if it was a software or component issue. The HP5500 that we had this issue with has been junked in favor of a pull through competitor all-in-one product.