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HP Scanjet 8300, 8350, and 8390 Scanners - Setting Up the Hardware

Introduction
This document describes how to set up the scanner hardware.
Setting up the scanner hardware
Step one: Unpack the scanner hardware
  1. Remove the scanner hardware from the box.
  2. Remove any shipping tape from the scanner.
Step two: Connect the automatic document feeder
The automatic document feeder (ADF) is included with the HP Scanjet 8350 Flatbed Document Scanner and the HP Scanjet 8390 Flatbed Document Scanner. The ADF can be purchased separately for the HP Scanjet 8300 Professional Image Scanner.
  1. Hold the ADF in the open position. Align the hinge posts on the ADF with the sockets on the scanner and then gently lower the ADF onto the scanner. The two hinge posts on the ADF fit in the sockets on the scanner.
    Figure : Attaching the ADF
      caution:
    Do not attempt to install the ADF in the closed position. The ADF must be installed in the opened position. Keep fingers away from the ADF hinges.
  2. Lower the ADF to the closed position.
  3. Install the ADF input tray.
    Figure : Installing the ADF input tray
  4. Connect the accessory cable to the accessory cable port on the scanner. Turn the thumbscrews on the connector until they are tight.
    Figure : Attaching the accessory cable
Step three: Install the software
  caution:
If you are installing the scanner on a Windows computer, do not connect the Universal Serial Bus (USB) cable to the computer yet. Install the scanning software before connecting the USB cable.
  1. Insert HP CD 1 for Windows or HP CD 1 for Macintosh into the CD-ROM drive on the computer. The installation dialog box displays.
      note:
    Windows: If the installation dialog box does not display, double-click the My Computer icon on the computer desktop, right-click the HP CD icon, and then click Explore. Double-click the setup.exe file.
  2. Install the scanning software.
    • Windows: Click Install Software.
    • Macintosh: Double-click the HP Scanjet Scanner Install icon.
  3. Follow the instructions that display on the screen to complete the software installation.
Step four: Connect the power cable
  1. Connect one end of the power cable to the scanner and the other end to an electrical outlet.
    Figure : Connecting the power cable
  2. Press the Power switch on the back of the scanner to turn on the scanner.
    Figure : Turning on the power
      note:
    After using the scanner, press Power Save () on the control panel to put the scanner in power-save mode. You do not need to use the Power switch on the back of the scanner after the scanner is set up and operational.
Step five: Connect the USB cable
  1. If the HP CD 1 is not in the CD-ROM, insert the CD into the CD-ROM drive.
      note:
    If the software has not been installed on the computer, install the software now. Do not connect the USB cable to the printer until prompted to do so.
  2. Connect one end of the USB cable to the scanner and the other end to the computer.
    Figure : Connecting the USB cable
Step six: Test the installation
  1. Place a single-page document in the ADF or on the scanner glass.
  2. Verify that a printer is attached to the computer.
  3. Press Scan Document To ().
  4. Verify that the image was scanned to the scanning software.

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