Laserjet 2300 - Setting default paper tray (1747 Views)
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Registered: ‎07-08-2003
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Laserjet 2300 - Setting default paper tray

When I setup the printer, I was prompted to select a default tray to print to. We had also purchased the optional 500 sheet tray, so I selected that (tray 3).

I now want to change the deault tray back to tray 2 - I have scoured the manual and other online sources, and nowhere does it say how to change the defualt tray via the control panel on the printer itself (unless I missed something).

If anyone could tell me how to do this, I'd appreciate it.

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Registered: ‎08-19-2002
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Re: Laserjet 2300 - Setting default paper tray

George, you should be able to set the TYPE setting for each tray. Setting them to something besides PLAIN essentially "locks' out that tray. In your case you would want to set the type setting on Tray2 to PLAIN and the type setting on Tray3 to something like COLOR or BOND, anything except PLAIN. Then if your users do NOT specify a tray in their job but use AUTOMATICALLY SELECT as the tray their job will pull from tray2.
Printing shouldn't be this difficult.
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