You can configure the printer trays by type and size. Load different media in the printer trays and then request media by type or size in the software program.
If you have used previous HP Color LaserJet printers, you might be accustomed to configuring tray 1 to first mode or cassette mode. To mimic the settings for first mode, configure tray 1 for ANY SIZE and ANY TYPE. The printer will pull paper from tray 1 first (if paper is loaded in that tray) when the print job does not specify another tray. This setting is recommended if you use different types or sizes of paper in tray 1. To mimic the settings from cassette mode, set either the size or type for tray 1 to a setting other than ANY SIZE or ANY TYPE. This setting is recommended if you are using the same size and type of paper in tray 1.
If you use 2-sided printing, be sure that the media meets the specifications for duplex printing. See Print-media specifications.
The following instructions are for configuring the trays at the printer control panel. You can also configure the trays from your computer through the embedded Web server. See Using the embedded Web server.
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