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#1 andrew101

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Posted 02 February 2017 - 07:23 AM

Hi,

I am facing new issues with my printer. I ordered a5 photo paper for my printer. It works well for a week. But now it is working slowly and jams every 1 or 2 hours of work. I don't know what happen there. It's some internal problem or paper causing this issue. Please guide me.

 

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#2 ranchhand_

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Posted 02 February 2017 - 05:28 PM

Printer type, model, etc??  We are working in the dark here.

 

Not all printers are created equal; some are high quality, some are junk.

 

It works well for a week. But now it is working slowly and jams every 1 or 2 hours of work

I assume you mean that you can print with this paper you linked to for 2 hours and then the printer fails to load the paper. Then the next day you can print for another 2 hours before the printer fails again. And so on. At least that is what you posted as I see it.

Possible two reasons: you are obviously using this printer for heavy work, possibly in an office or home-business dealing with photographs.  These printers that are for homes are not intended for heavy production work, such as photo-booths at parties, etc.  They will fail if used this way.

Another possibility is that the printer is over-heating and shuts down; that is why you can use it again the next day for a couple of hours until it quits again. Eventually it will burn out the motor or damage a circuit board.

Another possibility is that the pickup rollers are becoming worn or glazed with use; my Canon Pixma ip7220 has a roller cleaning option command in the utility screen that cleans the rollers if they start to slip, you might check your user's manual for that. I had to use that a couple of times when the photo paper started slipping and not loading.

 

With the limited information, that's about all I can suggest.


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#3 hamluis

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Posted 02 February 2017 - 05:54 PM

FWIW:  Why did you link to a specific vendor...regarding a paper spec that anyone could easily look up?  A5 paperr is available just about anywhere that printer paper is sold, from what I see.

 

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