Printing on card

  alfredgerald 19:25 24 May 2014

Trying to printing a set of wedding place name cards on thin card. Having trouble getting the card to pass through the printer. Sometimes it works others it doesn’t. I know the obvious answer is to use thinner card. But I have purchased this card. My printer is an HP DeskJet 2050. Any thoughts?

  Jollyjohn 20:12 24 May 2014

Quick and dirty fix - print only one page at a time and manually feed the card in to printer!

  alanrwood 20:24 24 May 2014

Check if your printer has a thickness control. The spec says it should print up to 280gcm. If not then Jollyjohn's answer would probably be your best solution

  bumpkin 22:01 24 May 2014

Set printer to envelope if you can do that, or as suggested check for a thickness setting.

  morddwyd 06:50 25 May 2014

Sorry to be a harbinger of doom. but I had an HP printer with exactly the same problem, and I never did find a fix.

The card was well within the limits of the printer's acceptable media.

  johnincrete 08:33 26 May 2014

I have a Brother MFC-J4700W and it won't feed glossy photo paper even one sheet a time. Paper well in printer's spec

  alfredgerald 15:08 27 May 2014

Thanks all. I managed to print successfully by using the printer setting for Card Envelope and manual single sheet feed of the card.

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