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HP Business Inkjet 2200, 2230, 2250 and 2280 Series Printer - How to Print Internal Tests

Introduction
Printing an internal test can verify basic printer functionality and provide information concerning the printer. It will not verify that the computer and printer connection is working properly
Appearance of the test pages
The appearance of some of the test pages can change dramatically depending on the presence of the personality card. When the personality card is installed in the printer, the Menu Map, Configuration page, and EIO Configuration page contain a large blue band across the top of the printout as shown in Figure 1. If the personality card is not installed in the printer, the test pages do no contain the blue band as shown in Figure 2.
Figure : Menu Map printed with personality card installed in the printer
Figure : Menu Map printed with the personality card removed
How to print a sample page
A sample page can be printed without connecting the printer to a computer. Successfully printing a sample page verifies that the printer is set up correctly.
  1. Press the Menu button until INFORMATION MENU appears.
  2. Press the Item button until PRINT DEMO appears.
  3. Press the Resume button to print the sample page.
How to print a configuration page
A configuration page can be printed to display information about the printer, such as the model, firmware version, and accessories. The configuration page also displays information about the printheads and ink cartridges.
 note:
The configuration page and an EIO configuration page will print if an HP Jetdirect EIO print server card is installed in the printer.
To print a Configuration page perform the following steps:
  1. Press the Menu button until INFORMATION MENU appears.
  2. Press the Item button until PRINT CONFIGURATION appears.
  3. Press the Resume button to print the configuration page.
How to read the configuration page
Figure : Configuration page
Section one: Printer information
Shows general printer information such as Firmware version number, Model and Service ID.
Section two: Printhead information
Monitors and displays the status of the printheads.
Section three: Ink Cartridge Information
Ink Cartridge Information displays the amount of ink left in each ink cartridge.
How to print the diagnostic test page
To print a diagnostic test page perform the following steps:
  1. Press the Menu button until INFORMATION MENU appears.
  2. Press the Item button until PRINT DIAGNOSTIC PAGE appears.
  3. Press the Resume button to print the diagnostic page.
How to read the diagnostic test page
Figure : Diagnostic test page
Section one: Printer information
Shows general printer information such as Firmware version number, Model and Service ID.
Section two: Printhead information
Shows technical information on the printhead performance.
Section three: Technical information
Displays detailed technical information about the printheads and ink cartridges.

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