Phaser 740


Duplex printing

There are two ways that you can make a duplex print:

Automatic duplex

  • Requires the Automatic Duplex/Lower Tray Assembly
    (Xerox order number ZDPLX)
  • Laser paper only: 75 - 90 g/m2 (20 - 24 lb.)
  • Automatically prints double-sided with a single driver selection or front-panel selection. No user interaction required.

Manual duplex

  • Multi-Purpose Tray Laser paper, Xerox glossy paper, and card stock.
  • Paper tray Laser paper only: 60 - 90 g/m2 (16 - 24 lb.).

Automatic duplex


CAUTION
Never install media in the Duplex Unit. It is meant to be empty to automatically reverse media for double-sided printing. When the printer detects media in the Duplex Unit, it reports Jam at Duplex Unit.

  1. Make sure that the Duplex Unit is inserted in the printer's upper slot.
  2. Load 75 - 90 g/m2 (20 - 24 lb.) laser paper in the Paper tray and insert the tray into the printer's middle or lower slot.
  3.  

  4. Decide on a binding preference (how the page turns) for Step 4 :
    1. Long-Edge
      The page turns on the long side, regardless of orientation.
    2. Short-Edge
      The page turns on the short side, regardless of orientation.
    3.  

  5. In the application's Print screen, select the Duplex option and a binding preference.
  6. Macintosh: LaserWriter 8.5.1

      1. From the pull-down menu, choose Layout.
      2. Check Print on Both Sides.
      3. Select the icon for your binding preference:

    Macintosh: LaserWriter 8.3.4

      1. Click the Options button.
      2. Select 2-Sided Printing.
      3. Select Long-Edge Binding or Short-Edge Binding.

    PC: Windows 3.1x

      1. Click the Setup button.
      2. Click the Features tab.
      3. Select 2-sided printing .
      4. Select Long-Edge Binding or Short-Edge Binding.

    PC: Windows 95 / Windows 98

      1. Click the Properties button.
      2. Click the Paper tab.
      3. Click More Options button and select Printing on Both Sides.
      4. Select Flip on Long-Edge or Flip on Short-Edge.

    PC: Windows NT4

      1. Click the Properties button.
      2. Click the Advanced tab.
      3. Under Paper/Output, select Print on Both Sides.
      4. Select Short Side or Long Side.

Manual duplex


CAUTION
Use only laser bond paper for duplexing in the paper trays; use laser paper, glossy paper, or card stock for duplexing in the Multi-Purpose Tray. Two-sided printing on specialty media can shorten component life. For opacity and feed reliability, use laser paper that is 90 g/m2 (24 lb. bond). For best results, do not use heavy toner coverage on Side 1 of a manual duplex print; also, increase the top margin on Side 1.

Multi-Purpose Tray (recommended)

  • Laser (bond) paper: 90 - 150 g/m2 (24 - 40 lb.)
  • Xerox glossy paper
  • Card stock: up to 163 g/m2 (40 lb.)
  • Cover stock: up to 163 g/m2 (60 lb. cover)

Paper trays

  • Laser paper only: 60 - 90 g/m2 (16 - 24 lb.)
  • If you do not have the Automatic Duplex/Lower Tray Assembly

Using the Multi-Purpose Tray

Side 1


NOTE
For a multi-page document, print odd-numbered pages for Side 1. (This selection is application-specific.)

  1. Place the paper in the Multi-Purpose Tray:
    1. The side to be printed is face-up.
    2. The top of the page enters the printer first.
    3.  

  2. Select the media type at the printer's front panel prompt.
  3. Media type
    Front panel selection

    Standard paper or letterhead

    90 - 105 g/m2 (24 - 28 lb.)

    Paper

    Xerox glossy coated paper

    Coated paper

    Card stock

    Card or envelope

    Heavy paper or letterhead

    109 - 150 g/m2 (29 - 40 lb.)

  4. In the application's Print screen under Tray Selection or Paper Source, depending on the driver, select the Multi-Purpose Tray and send the job to the printer.
  5. Remove the printed paper from the output tray.

Side 2


NOTE
For a multi-page document, print even-numbered pages for Side 2. (This selection is application-specific.)

  1. Place the paper in the Multi-Purpose Tray:
    • The blank side is face-up (the side that has already been printed is now face-down ).
    • The top of the page enters the printer first.
    •  

  2. Select the media type at the printer's front panel prompt:
  3. Media type
    Front panel selection

    Paper or Letterhead

    90 - 105 g/m2 (24 - 28 lb.)

    Paper 2nd side

    Xerox glossy coated paper

    Coated paper

    Card stock

    Card or envelope

    Paper or Letterhead

    109 - 150 g/m2 (29 - 40 lb.)


  1. In the application's Print screen under Tray Selection or Paper Source, depending on the driver, select the Multi-Purpose Tray and send the job to the printer.
  2. Remove the printed paper from the output tray.

Using a paper tray

Side 1


NOTE
For a multi-page document, print odd-numbered pages for Side 1. (This selection is application-specific.)

  1. Place the paper in the paper tray:
    1. The side to be printed is face-down.
    2. The top of the page is under the paper tray's hooks. This example shows letterhead paper.
    3.  

  2. Insert the paper tray into the printer.

  1. Use either the front panel or the application's Print screen with a supported driver to make these selections:
    1. Select the tray by location: Upper, Middle, or Lower
    2. Select output order: Face Down
  2. Send the job to the printer.
  3. Remove the printed paper from the output tray.

Side 2


NOTE
For a multi-page document, print odd-numbered pages for Side 1. (This selection is application-specific.)

  1. Place the paper in the paper tray:
    1. The side to be printed is face-down (the side that has already been printed is now face-up ).
    2. The top of the page is under the paper tray's hooks.
    3.  

  2. Insert the paper tray into the printer.
  3. Use either the front panel or the application's Print screen with a supported driver to make these selections:
    1. Select the tray by location: Upper, Middle, or Lower
    2. Select output order: Face Up
  4. Send the job to the printer.


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