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-size 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
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 HP LaserJet printer family media guide. The guidelines
can be downloaded from
for more information about ordering the guidelines. Always test media
before you purchase a large quantity.
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