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HP Photosmart Wireless Printers - Setting Up the Printer Hardware

Introduction
This document explains how to set up the physical parts of the product. Complete these steps before you install the product software on your computer.
This document includes the following steps to set up the product:
  • Unpack the All-in-One
  • Check the contents of the box
  • Connect the power cord and adapter
  • Turn on the product
  • Select the language/region
  • Install the printhead assembly
  • Install the cartridges
  • Load plain paper
  • Align the cartridges
Setting up the All-in-One
Follow these steps in the order presented to set up the product.
Step one: Unpack the All-in-One
  1. Remove all packing tape from outside the product, and then remove the protective film from the control panel display.
    Figure : Remove outside packing tape and protective film
    Illustration: Remove the outside packing tape and protective film.
  2. Remove all packing tape and packing material from inside the product.
    Figure : Remove inside tape and packaging
    Illustration: Remove the inside  tape and packaging.
The contents might vary by country/region. See the packaging for a list of items shipped in the box.
Step three: Connect the power cord and adapter
Follow these steps to connect power to the product.
  1. Connect the power adapter to the back of the product.
  2. Connect the power cord to the power adapter.
  3. Connect the other end of the power cord to an alternating current (AC) power outlet.
Important: Do not connect the USB () unless prompted during software installation.
Figure : Connect the power cord and adapter
Illustration of connecting the power to the product.
Step four: Turn on the product
Press the Power button () to turn on the product.
Figure : Press the Power button
Illustration: Press the Power button.
Step five: Select the language and the country/region
Follow the instructions on the control panel display to set the default language and country/region for the product.
  1. When the control panel displays the Language menu, touch the right arrow () to select the desired language, and then touch OK.
  2. Touch the right arrow () to select Yes to confirm the selection.
      note:
    If the language selection is not correct, select No, and then select another language.
  3. In the Set Country/Region menu, touch the right arrow () to select the desired country/region, and then touch OK.
  4. Touch the right arrow () to select Yes to confirm the selection.
Step six: Install the printhead assembly
The product should arrive with the printhead assembly already installed. However, if the printhead assembly requires installation, follow these steps.
  1. Open the cartridge access door. The carriage moves to the center of the product. Wait until the carriage becomes idle and silent before continuing.
    Figure : Open the cartridge door
    Illustration of opening the cartridge door
  2. Lift the latch handle on the carriage until it stops.
    Figure : Lift the latch handle
    Illustration showing how to lift the latch handle
  3. Remove the printhead from its packaging.
    Figure : Remove printhead packaging
    Illustration: Remove printhead packaging.
      caution:
    Do not touch the copper-colored contacts. Do not let the contacts touch any surface. Do not scratch the contacts while inserting the cartridges.
  4. Hold the printhead upright with the color-coded icons facing up.
  5. Lower the printhead into the product with the cartridge slots facing forward.
    Figure : Lower the printhead into the product
    Illustration of lowering the printhead into the product.
  6. Slowly lower the carriage latch to secure the printhead.
    Figure : Lower the carriage latch
    Illustration of lowering the carriage latch.
Step seven: Install the cartridges
Follow these steps to install the cartridges.
  caution:
When you first setup the product you must install the cartridges that shipped in the box. These cartridges are labeled SETUP, and they calibrate your product before the first print job. Failure to install the SETUP cartridges during the initial product setup causes an error.
  1. Remove the cartridge from its packaging, and then pull the orange pull tab straight back to remove the plastic wrap.
    Figure : Remove the plastic wrap
    Illustration of removing the plastic wrap by pulling the orange tab
  2. Twist the orange cap counterclockwise to snap it off.
    Figure : Remove the orange cap
    Illustration of removing the orange cap from the cartridge
  3. With the cartridge contacts facing the printhead, slide the cartridge into its slot by matching the colored icons on the cartridge with those on the printhead. Press down on the cartridge until it clicks into place.
    Figure : Slide the cartridge into its slot and then press down.
    Illustration of installing the cartridge into the printhead
  4. Repeat this procedure for each cartridge.
  5. Close the cartridge door.
    Figure : Close the cartridge door.
    Illustration of closing the cartridge door.
Step eight: Load plain paper
The following video demonstrates the steps for loading plain paper. Detailed written steps are available below.
  1. Lower the paper tray.
  2. Pull out the tray extender, and then flip open the paper catch.
      Figure : Tray extender and paper catch
      Illustration pointing out paper tray extender and paper catch
    1. Tray extender
    2. Paper catch
  3. Slide the paper width guide to its outermost position.
    Figure : Slide out the paper width guide
    Illustration of sliding paper width guide to outermost position.
  4. Load a stack of plain paper into the paper tray, print side down. Slide the stack of paper forward until it stops.
    Figure : Load paper in the tray
    Illustration of loading paper in the paper tray.
      note:
    Make sure all the paper in the stack is the same size and type and free from rips, dust, wrinkles, and curled or bent edges.
  5. Slide the paper width guide inward until it stops at the edge of the paper.
    Figure : Slide the paper width guide inward
    Illustration of sliding the paper width guide against the edge of the paper
Step nine: Align the cartridges
When you install a new cartridge, the product aligns the cartridges. You can also align the cartridges at any time using the product software. Aligning the cartridges helps produce high quality output.
  1. When prompted after loading the paper, touch OK on the control panel to print an alignment page. The product prints an alignment page.
    Figure : Example of an alignment page
    Illustration of an alignment page
  2. Lift the product lid.
    Figure : Lift the lid.
    Illustration of lifting the lid.
  3. Place the alignment page print side down on the right front corner of the scanner glass. See the engraved guide next to the scanner glass for help loading the alignment page.
    Figure : Place the alignment page on the scanner glass
    Illustration of alignment page on the scanner glass
  4. Lower the lid.
  5. Touch OK. The product scans the alignment page, completing the alignment.
Getting started with ePrint
Now you can stay connected and productive on the go with ePrint. ePrint lets you print directly to your ePrint-enabled HP printer using a smartphone, notebook, or other mobile device. For additional information related to setting up and using ePrint, click the link provided.

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