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HP PSC 1400 Series All-in-One - Replace and Align the Print Cartridges

Introduction
Follow the instructions below to replace print cartridges.
Replace the print cartridges
  1. If the On/Resume button is not lit, press the On/Resume button to turn the product on.
    Figure : Press the On/Resume button to turn the product on
  2. Make sure the paper tray is down and there is letter or A4 unused plain white paper loaded in the paper tray.
  3. Lower the access door until it stops.
    Figure : Lower the access door
    Make sure the print carriage moves to the center.
    Figure : Print carriage in the center of the printer
  4. Wait until the print carriage is idle and silent, and then, using your thumb, lightly press down on a print cartridge to release it.
    Figure : The print carriage
    • If replacing the tri-color print cartridge, remove the print cartridge from the slot on the left.
    • If replacing the black print cartridge, remove the print cartridge from the slot on the right.
      Figure : The print cartridges in the proper position
    1. Tri-color print cartridge
    2. Black print cartridge
  5. Pull the print cartridge toward you out of its slot.
Step two: Install the new print cartridge
  1. Remove the new print cartridge from its packaging and, being careful to touch only the black plastic, gently remove the plastic tape by using the pink pull tab.
      Figure : Remove the tape
    1. Copper-colored contacts
    2. Plastic tape with pink pull tab (must be removed before installing)
    3. Ink nozzles under tape
      caution:
    Do not touch the copper-colored contacts or ink nozzles. Touching these parts can result in clogs, ink failure, and bad electrical connections.
  2. Slide the new print cartridge forward at a slight upward angle into the empty slot. Using your index finger, push the print cartridge forward until it clicks into place.
    Figure : Insert the print cartridge
  3. Close the access door.
Step three: Align the print cartridges
If you are installing a new print cartridge, the product begins to print a print cartridge alignment sheet. This may take a few minutes.
  1. Lift the lid of the product.
  2. Place the top of alignment page face down in the left front corner of the glass.
    Figure : Place the alignment page face down
      note:
    The colors shown above may differ on the alignment page.
  3. Close the lid.
  4. Press the Scan button.
  5. The On/Resume light will blink during the alignment process.
  6. After the On/Resume light stops blinking, alignment is complete.

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