HP LaserJet 1200 Printer series - Printer media specifications

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Printer media specifications

HP LaserJet printers produce excellent print quality. The printer
accepts a variety of media, such as cut-sheet paper (including
recycled paper), envelopes, labels, transparencies, vellum, and
custom-sized paper. Properties such as weight, grain, and
moisture content are important factors affecting printer
performance and output quality.

The printer can use a variety of paper and other print media in
accordance with the guidelines in this user guide. Media that
does not meet these guidelines might cause the following

Poor print quality

Increased media jams

Premature wear on the printer, requiring repair

For best results, use only HP brand paper and print media.
Hewlett-Packard Company cannot recommend the use of other
brands. Because they are not HP products, HP cannot influence
or control their quality.

It is possible for media to meet all of the guidelines in this user
guide and still not produce satisfactory results. This might be the
result of improper handling, unacceptable temperature and
humidity levels, or other variables over which Hewlett-Packard
has no control.

Before you purchase a large quantity of media, make sure that it
meets the requirements specified in this user guide and in
Guidelines for Paper and Other Print Media. (See


and ordering information

for more information about ordering the

guidelines.) Always test media before you purchase a large


Using media that does not meet Hewlett-Packard’s specifications might
cause problems for the printer, requiring repair. This repair is not
covered by the Hewlett-Packard warranty or service agreements.

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Supported media sizes (printer) 239