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HP Photosmart 8450 Printers - Installing Print Cartridges

Introduction

This document lists the steps to replace old cartridges or install new ones in the printer.

Installing print cartridges

  1. Make sure the printer is on. Press the Power button if it is not lit.
  2. Open the printer cover and then wait until the print cartridge cradle is idle and silent.
  3. Open the print cartridge latches:
    1. Press down lightly on top of each print cartridge latch.
    2. Pull out the bottom of the latch to unhook it.
    3. Slide the cartridge out that you want to replace.
    Figure : Replacing a print cartridge
  4. If you are installing a new print cartridge, remove the protective tape.
    Figure : Removing the protective tape
      caution:
    Do not touch or attempt to remove the copper electrical strip.
  5. Hold the print cartridge so the nozzles are down and the contacts face toward the printer, then slide the cartridge into the carriage.
    note:
    Avoid touching the nozzles or contacts!
    1. Contacts
    2. Nozzles
    • The cartridge marked with the pentagon goes into the right carriage
    • The cartridge marked with the triangle goes into the center carriage
    • The cartridge marked with the square goes into the left carriage
  6. Push down on each print cartridge latch until it snaps closed.
  7. Close the printer cover.

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