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HP Color LaserJet MFP M281fdw
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to print on heavy stock paper, should the rear door be opened?

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Most current HP printers do not support this option. I think you will find the printer will not come to ready with the back door open

 

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This printer does not support that option. The rear door is only for access to remove paper in case of a jam. Like Repairatrooper stated, few printers nowadays support a straight-thru paper path. There are a couple still out there, but hard to find. Older printers were more designed for that option.

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Ok, too bad, it can't make a straight path,

That leads to the critical question, how thick/stiff papers can it run?

I suppose feeding thicker papers leads to paper jam

But I have not been able to find data on that, where is it?

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Thicker papers can cause problems if they're not within the specifications of what the printer can handle.

 

Here are the paper specifications:

U.S. Standard:

16 to 43 lb (Uncoated/Matte, recommended), however up to 47 lb Postcards and 53 lb HP Matte is allowed in the driver;

16 to 43 lb (Coated/Glossy, recommended), however up to 47 lb Postcards and 59 lb HP Glossy is allowed in the driver.

Metric:

60 to 163 g/m² (Uncoated/Matte, recommended), however up to 175 g/m² Postcards and 200 g/m² HP Matte is allowed in the driver; 60 to 163 g/m² (Coated/Glossy, recommended), however up to 175 g/m² Postcards and 220 g/m² HP Glossy is allowed in the driver.

 

You can find all the specifications at this link:

https://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c05689030

 

And many times in the User's Manual too:

http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c05543371

 

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Thanks !

Now I have what I need, have to watch limits on thick papers.

I like this printer a lot!

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