Adjusting the Platen Gap for Heavy Stock

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Handling Paper and Other Media
6. Push the paper set lever all the way down, then close the lower cover. 
PRESS PAUSE BUTTON 
appears on the control panel display.
7. Press the 
Pause
 button. The print head moves and the board feeds into 
printing position automatically. 
READY 
appears on the control panel. 
(Even if you don’t press 
Pause
, the board and printer will move into 
printing position automatically after 10 seconds.)
8. Run your print job. After it is finished, the posterboard stays in the 
printer.
9. To remove the print, hold it and pull the paper set lever all the way up.
Adjusting the Platen Gap for Heavy Stock
When you print on heavy stock, you may need to adjust the platen gap 
setting. Normally, the 
AUTO
 setting allows the printer to adjust 
automatically. However, if print quality is not satisfactory when you use 
heavy stock, change this setting to 
WIDE.
 Follow these steps:
1. Press the 
SelecType
 button. 
PRINTER SETTING MENU
 appears on 
the display.
2. Press the 
Item
 button. 
PLATEN GAP=AUTO
 appears on the display.
3. Press the
 +
 button. 
PLATEN GAP=WIDE
 appears on the display.
Caution
To avoid damaging the 
printer, never move the 
paper set lever while the 
Operate or Pause light 
is flashing.