Precautions for copying and scanning
You should not put anything in the copier/scanner that might jam
or damage the feed mechanism. To minimize the possibility of
jamming or damaging the feed mechanism, observe the following
Remove self-stick notes.
Remove staples and paper clips.
Straighten any curls or wrinkles in the original that you are
Feed irregularly sized originals one at a time.
Do not scan or copy any original with glue, correction fluid, or
wet ink on it.
Do not scan or copy gummed-backed paper, labels, or
Do no scan or copy originals that have tears, perforations, or
any defect that might cause a jam.
Do not scan originals that are larger or smaller than the
supported size. See
Supported media sizes and types
You must use a carrier sheet to feed small or delicate originals, such
as newsprint, through the copier/scanner without causing a jam. To
make a carrier sheet, use a piece of paper and a transparency, tape
the leading edges together, and load your original between the sheets.
You must feed business cards and any media that is smaller than
76.2 by 127 mm (3 by 5 in.) to the straight-through output path. You can
use a carrier sheet and feed them to the straight-through output bin.
To obtain good results, it is important that you use the correct resolution
and color settings for your job. See
Scanner resolution and color
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