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Open the photo tray, and then slide the paper width guides to their outermost positions. Load a stack of photo paper into the tray, with the short edge facing toward the product and the print side down. Push the stack into the tray until it stops.
Pick up rollers are the rollers that pick up the paper from the tray and feed it to the printer. These parts have also been known to cause a jams after repeated use and eventually may need to be replaced.
To print on the second side, put the heading face down at the front of the tray. Put the side to be printed on face up with the leading edge (top) of the paper in first. To print on the second side, put the paper face down, with the leading edge (top) of the paper in first.
The printhead is a component in a printer that houses ink cartridges. It`s typically located under the cover of your printer, and it can become clogged with ink over time.
A paper tray is part of a printer and is used to store and feed paper to the printer. Generally printers will have multiple paper trays. Tray 1 or the bypass tray. The bypass tray on a printer is generally a fold down compartment that allows you to easily use different styles or sizes of paper.
Load paper short edge first and printable side up. Load letterhead or pre-printed paper top edge first. Do not load paper above the arrow mark inside the edge guide. If you have trouble loading a stack of envelopes, press each envelope flat before loading it or load one envelope at a time.
With dot matrix printers, paper is often feed through pins on a wheel that grab and slowly move paper through the printer. With inkjet and other page printers, paper is fed through the printer with rollers that grab and move the paper through the printer.
Load plain paper

Pull out the input tray until it stops, and then slide the paper guides to their outermost positions. Remove any previously loaded media. Load a stack of plain paper into the input tray with the short edge first and the print side down. Push the stack into the tray until it stops.

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ANSWER : I had this error after the printer sat idle for many months. I thought it was the cartridge drive belt stretching, because it was extremely loose and wouldn’t move the carriage due to slippage. Then I noticed there was a gear belt tensioner to the right side that had some movement. Sure enough, when I shined a flashlight into the ink reservoir, there was a spring that had fallen down inside. Looking at the plastic belt tensioner, it looks as if the spring was held on by a plastic post that had broken off. This is most likely the cause of many of these errors, because the plastic break is very clean and not readily visible, (a design flaw in my opinion). Rather than trying to replace the part, I am going to try tapping a hole in the plastic and inserting a machine screw that can hold the tension spring in place. It also looks like the metal notch for the right hand loop of the spring, would not prevent the spring from slipping off at some point, so using a metal file to enlarge the notch may be necessary. If you’re lucky, your spring may have just popped off and is inside the ink reservoir. This may be one reason why the printer was discontinued so soon. One lousy five dollar part makes the whole printer worthless… I use this this printer primarily because it is easy to clean the heads by removing the carts, instead of having to disassemble the whole damn thing, as in ink tank designs. It makes beautiful 13×19 prints with better color accuracy than my Vivera 6 ink printer.

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ANSWER : That is strange. Only thing I can surmise is that since the A5 is a smaller size, maybe the printer thinks it is supposed to be printing on A4 and that’s why it tries to continue to print. Maybe a setting off in your software?

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ANSWER : Well I just solved my issue with my hp 3310 displaying the ink error code. I held the OK cancel black and color buttons down at same time. And while holding those down hit the power button when machine shut off I released buttons hit power button on it came on and shut off. Hit power button again and it will reset machine and run a maintainace program. When all is done run a print report. Mine works fine. Good luck.

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