Printer which can handle thick card

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Posted 23rd Nov
After a printer which can handle 240 gsm card, 300 gsm would be great. Currently have a HP Envy 5546 which can handle photo paper up to 300 gsm, but is hit and miss with 240 gsm card, it sometimes picks it up too soon and starts printing at the edge when it should be printing about 1cm I to the card, so starts printing around 1-2cm too early.

Have been looking at the Canon ix6850 which is a very well reviewed A3+ printer, A4 would be better. Also looking at the 7000, 8000, 9000 HP Offficejet Pros.

Anyone have something around £100-200 which does card well? Looking to print in colour. Thanks in advance.
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No experience, but found this, Amazon reviews should sort you out and you can ask the owners themselves via the "got a question" facility
reviewwind.com/bes…ck/
esar23/11/2019 16:13

No experience, but found this, Amazon reviews should sort you out and you …No experience, but found this, Amazon reviews should sort you out and you can ask the owners themselves via the "got a question" facilityhttp://www.reviewwind.com/best-printers-for-cardstock/


Yeah thanks, seen that one, that's why we are on to the ix6850 because they say the ix6820 is good. The problem is that printer is listed for something like 110 gsm card, but anecdotally from other user it works with 300 gsm card. The HP works with 240 gsm card, but it shouldn't and has probably broken it, that's why it's hit and miss. Would rather just get one which definitely works with it in the first place.
Could the rollers just need cleaning, think pinch rollers on cassette machines (if your not too young to remember cassette machines)
Apparently you can get paper that is just sticky enough to pull the accumulated dirt off the rollers.
Alternatively a long cotton bud with isopropyl on it would work.
I watched a YouTube video where a guy used double sided tape on some paper, but it was too sticky and almost killed his printer lol.
A suggestion in the comments looked interesting though
A guy said he taped down some sticky tape that was face up aka 3 strips altogether.
Or there's this idea
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