hp-support-head-portlet

Actions
Loading...
HP Customer Support - Knowledge Base

hp-contact-secondary-navigation-portlet

Actions
Loading...

hp-share-print-widget-portlet

Actions
Loading...

hp-concentra-wrapper-portlet

Actions
Loading...

HP Deskjet F4200 All-in-One Series - Aligning Print Cartridges

Introduction

Aligning the print cartridges is necessary to obtain the best possible printing performance. The product allows for aligning the printheads using the HP software.

Aligning print cartridges

Follow these steps to align the print cartridges. Make sure paper is loaded correctly in the product before beginning the procedure.
  1. Open HP Solution Center using one of the following methods.
    • Windows XP: On the Windows task bar, click Start, click All Programs, point to HP, and then click HP Solution Center.
    • Windows Vista: On the Windows task bar, click the Windows icon (), click All Programs, point to HP, and then click HP Solution Center.
  2. In HP Solution Center, click Settings, and then click Printer Toolbox. The printer Toolbox opens.
  3. Click the Device Services tab, and then click Align the Print Cartridges. The product prints a cartridge alignment sheet.
      caution:
    Printing alignment sheets shortens the life of cartridges. Print them only when necessary.
  4. Lift the product lid.
  5. Place the alignment sheet on the glass so the top of the sheet is on the right side with the text facing down. Make sure that the sheet is aligned with the right-front corner of the glass.
    Figure : Place the alignment sheet on the glass
    Place the alignment sheet on the glass
  6. Lower the product lid.
  7. Press the Scan button () on the product control panel. The product aligns the cartridges.
      Figure : Press the Scan button
      Press the Scan button
    1. Scan button
  8. Recycle or otherwise discard the alignment sheet.

hp-feedback-input-portlet

Actions
Loading...

hp-feedback-banner-portlet

Actions
Loading...

hp-country-locator-portlet

Actions
Loading...
Country/Region: Flag Philippines

hp-detect-load-my-device-portlet

Actions
Loading...