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HP Color LaserJet 1600 Printer - Print on HP LaserJet Glossy Paper and HP LaserJet Photo Paper

This printer supports printing on HP LaserJet glossy paper and HP LaserJet photo paper. Follow these guidelines when printing on HP LaserJet glossy paper.

  • Handle HP LaserJet glossy paper and HP LaserJet photo paper by the edges. Oil from your fingers that is deposited on HP LaserJet glossy paper and HP LaserJet photo paper can cause print-quality problems.

  • Use HP LaserJet glossy paper and HP LaserJet photo paper only with this printer. HP products are designed to work together for optimum printing results.

  • Feed or place HP LaserJet glossy paper and HP LaserJet photo paper in the trays with the top, short edge in first and the side to be printed on facing down for Tray 1 and the side to be printed on facing up for Tray 2.

  • Select Light Glossy , Glossy , or Heavy Glossy as the Type (Windows) in the printer driver. Select Light Glossy for media weights of 105 g/m² (28 lb), select Glossy for media weights of 120 g/m² (32 lb), and select Heavy Glossy for media weights of 160 g/m² (43 lb).

Print on special media

You can print on special media such as transparencies, labels, heavy paper, glossy paper, photo paper, and card stock, by using the optimizing feature in the printer driver.

  1. Load the media input tray. Make sure that the top of the media is forward and the side to be printed on (the rough side of transparencies) is facing up.

  2. Adjust the media guides to fit the width of the media.

  3. Open a document in a program, such as Microsoft Word.

  4. Select the print command. For most programs, click the File menu, and then click Print . The Print dialog box appears.

  5. On the Print dialog box, click Properties .

  6. On the Paper or Quality tab, select one of these media types:
    • Plain

    • Preprinted

    • Letterhead

    • Transparency

    • Prepunched

    • Labels

    • Bond

    • Recycled

    • Color

    • HP Tough paper

    • Envelope

    • Light 60-74 g/m²

    • Heavy paper 91-105 g/m²

    • Cardstock 106-176 g/m²

    • Light Glossy 75-105 g/m²

    • Glossy 106-120 g/m²

    • Heavy Glossy 121-163 g/m²

    • HP Premium Cover 200 g/m²

    • HP Premium Plus Photo 220 g/m²

  7. Print the document. Remove the media from the device as it prints to prevent it from sticking together, and place the printed pages on a flat surface.

    The media type can also be selected and configured in HP Toolbox. To configure these media types from HP Toolbox, click Device Settings , System Settings tab, and then open the Print Modes page. Make any necessary changes, and then click Apply to save the changes.

    To print a single-page cover letter on letterhead, followed by a multiple-page document, load a single sheet of letterhead in Tray 1. After the letterhead page has printed, the device prompts you to load paper. Load paper for the rest of the document.

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