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Papers I cannot print on card stock paper or transparency film in my CX8400.  Any ideas?   My old Epson 740 did the card stock and I had hoped the CX8400 would be an upgrade.

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  • dan_lbs78 Aug 24, 2008

    Everytime I try to print a transparency, my printer jams.

  • mcginness5 Aug 31, 2008

    I too cannot print on 80# paper. Any ideas?

  • Anonymous Sep 17, 2008

    The printer simply refuses to acknowledge injet transparency film. It feeds through without any apparent problem but a paper jam message comes up every time.

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  • john cowan Oct 05, 2008

    Printer will not take cardstock - only paper

  • maryeli1 Oct 26, 2008

    I have tried to print on velum and card stock and get printing errors every time. I had to tape my velum to a piece of 20# paper to "trick" the printer into printing on it.

  • stephanie81 Jan 31, 2009

    transparency paper goes thru but printer wont print

  • Carolyn Thomas Feb 06, 2009

    I just bought an Epson Artisan 700 printer and it will not print transparencies. All of my older printers did with no problem. This is one of the main reasons I need a printer.



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Tape a piece of paper to the back of the transparency, works every time.

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