Media that may damage the printer
In rare circumstances media can damage the printer. The following media must be avoided
to prevent possible damage:
Do not use media with staples attached.
Do not use transparencies designed for Inkjet printers or other low temperature printers.
Use only transparencies that are specified for use with HP LaserJet printers.
Do not use photo paper intended for Inkjet printers.
Chapter 4 Printing tasks
Do not use paper that is embossed or coated and is not designed for the temperatures
of the printer's image fuser. Select media that can tolerate temperatures of 200° C
(392° F) for 0.1 second. HP produces a selection of media that is designed for the
HP LaserJet 1160 and HP LaserJet 1320 series printers.
Do not use letterhead paper with low temperature dyes or thermography. Preprinted
forms or letterhead must use inks that can tolerate temperatures of 200° C (392° F) for
Do not use any media that produces hazardous emissions, or that melts, offsets, or
discolors when exposed to 200° C (392° F) for 0.1 second.
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Choosing paper and other media