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Switching the Paper Source to Match the Purpose

This printer has three paper sources: Roll 1, Roll 2, and Cut Sheet.
You can facilitate printing by selecting a paper source setting that matches your media type or purpose.

The procedure for setting paper source is as follows:

  1. Select Quality & Media from the pop-up menu of the Print Dialog

  2. Select the media type

    For Media Type, select the same paper type loaded in the printer.

  3. Select the paper source

    For Paper Source, select the item below that matches your purpose.

    figure:Paper Source of Quality & Media in the Print dialog
    Roll Paper (Auto)
    Feeds paper by automatically switching between Roll 1 and Roll 2 according to the print job.
    Roll 1
    Feeds paper from Roll 1.
    Roll 2
    Feeds paper from Roll 2.
    Cut Sheet
    Feeds paper that was cut to a specific paper size.


    • The paper feed method will differ according to the paper or lower level (roll paper 2) settings, or roll unit option settings.
  4. Complete the setup

    Click Print.
    When you execute print, the printer uses the specified paper source to print the data.


    • If the paper settings in the printer driver differ from the paper information registered on the printer, an error message may appear on operation panel of the printer. You can still print but you may not be able to obtain correct print results.