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HP DeskJet Printers - Setting Up the Printer Hardware

This document is for the HP Deskjet 2510, 2511, 2512, 2514, Deskjet Ink Advantage 2515, 2516, 2520hc, and DeskJet Ultra Ink Advantage 2529 All-in-One printers.
This document explains how to set up the physical parts of the printer. In addition to the steps in this document, the software CD includes basic video demonstrations to set the language and set up your printer hardware before installing the software. You can follow the hardware setup steps on the software installation CD or refer to this document for detailed instructions to set up the hardware.
This document includes the following steps to set up the printer:
  • Unpack the printer
  • Check the contents of the box
  • Connect the power cord and turn on the power
  • Load paper
  • Install the ink cartridges
  • Align the ink cartridges
The images in some of these steps might not look exactly like your printer, but the steps are the same.