HP LaserJet 3052 All in One Printer - General guidelines

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General guidelines

Some media might meet all of the guidelines in this manual and still not produce satisfactory results.
This problem might be the result of improper handling, unacceptable temperature and humidity
levels, or other variables over which Hewlett-Packard has no control.

Before purchasing large quantities of print media, always test a sample and make sure that the print
media meets the requirements specified in this user guide and in the HP LaserJet Printer Family
Print Media Guide
, which you can view on the Web at


. For

ordering information, see

Accessories and ordering information



Using media that does not meet HP specifications can cause problems for the all-

in-one, requiring repair. This repair is not covered by the Hewlett-Packard warranty or service

The all-in-one accepts a variety of media, such as cut-sheet paper (including up to 100% recycled-
fiber-content paper), envelopes, labels, transparencies, LaserJet glossy paper, HP LaserJet Tough
paper, and custom-size paper. Properties such as weight, composition, grain, and moisture content
are important factors that affect performance and output quality. Media that does not meet the
guidelines outlined in this manual can cause the following problems:

Poor print quality

Increased jams

Premature wear on the all-in-one, requiring repair