12-09-2019 12:34 PM
I have a few craft project that require lightweight paper, what is the lightest this printer can handle?
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12-09-2019 01:36 PM
Tech spec (internal resource)
|Media Weight Recommended (imperial)||20 lb|
|Media Weight Recommended (metric)||75 g/m²|
|Media Weights Supported, By Paper Path (Imperial)||Letter: 16 to 32 lb; HP envelopes: 20 to 24 lb; HP cards: up to 110 lb; HP 4 x 6 inch photo paper: up to 145 lb|
|Media Weights Supported, By Paper Path (metric)||A4: 60 to 90 g/m²; HP envelopes: 75 to 90 g/m²; HP cards: up to 200 g/m²; HP 10 x 15 cm photo paper: up to 300 g/m²|
"plain paper" can be Letter size at 16 lb and A4 size at 60gsm.
Specifications > Paper Handling
Answer in the User Guide > Specifications > page 105
Plain Paper: 64 to 90 g/m² (16 to 24 lb)
Envelopes: 75 to 90 g/m² (20 to 24 lb bond envelope)
Cards: Up to 200 g/m² (110 lb index maximum)
Photo Paper: Up to 280 g/m² (75 lb)
I would guess this means that "plain paper" will support 16 lb / possible 60gsm - and more assuredly, 64gsm.
I am sorry the answer is not precise. I cannot account for the differences in the different sources.
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