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HP Color LaserJet Pro M454 - Printer views

Identify parts on the printer and buttons on the control panel.

Printer front view

Identify the parts on the front of the printer.
Printer front view
    Figure : Printer front view
  1. 2-line control panel (nw and dn models)
  2. Walk-up USB port (dw model only, for printing without a computer)
  3. Touchscreen control panel (dw model, tilts up for easier viewing)
  4. Regulatory label (inside the front door)
  5. Tray 2
  6. Tray 1
  7. Power on/off button
  8. Front door (provides toner cartridge access)
  9. Output bin extension
  10. Output bin

Printer back view

Identify the parts on the back of the printer.
Printer rear view
    Figure : Printer rear view
  1. Rear door (nw model only, access for clearing jams)
  2. Front door release button
  3. Duplexer (dn and dw models only)
  4. USB port for job storage
  5. USB port for direct connection to a computer
  6. Ethernet port
  7. Power connection

2-line control panel view (nw and dn models)

Identify the buttons and lights on the 2-line printer control panel.
2-line control panel
Figure : 2-line control panel
2-line control panel features
Number
Item
Description
1
Ready light (green)
This light is on when the printer is ready to print. It blinks when the printer is receiving print data.
2
Attention light (amber)
This light blinks when the printer requires user attention.
3
Control panel display
This screen displays menus and printer information.
4
Left arrow button
Use this button to navigate through the menus or to decrease a value that appears on the display.
5
OK button
Press the OK button for the following actions:
  • Open the control panel menus
  • Open a sub-menu displayed on the control panel display
  • Select a menu item
  • Clear some errors
  • Begin a print job in response to a control-panel prompt (for example, when the message Press [OK] to continue appears on the control panel display)
6
Right arrow button
Use this button to navigate through the menus or to increase a value that appears on the display.
7
Cancel button
Press this button to cancel a print job or to exit the control panel menus.
8
Wireless button
note:
Wireless models only
Use this button to access the wireless menu.
9
Back arrow button
Use this button for the following actions:
  • Exit the control panel menus
  • Scroll back to a previous menu in a submenu list
  • Scroll back to a previous menu item in a submenu list (without saving changes to the menu item)

Touchscreen control panel view (dw model)

Identify the buttons and features on the touchscreen control panel.
The Home screen provides access to the printer features and indicates the current status of the printer.
Return to the Home screen at any time by touching the Home button on the left side of the printer control panel.
note:
For more information about the printer control panel features, go to the support home page for your printer: www.hp.com/support/colorljM454.
note:
The features that appear on the Home screen can vary, depending on the printer configuration.
Touchscreen control panel
Figure : Touchscreen control panel
Touchscreen features
Number
Item
Description
1
Home screen dashboard display icons
See the table that follows for a description of the icons.
Pull down the tab to open the Jobs menu.
2
Color touchscreen
Provides access to menus, help animations, and printer information.
3
Help button
Provides access to the control panel help system.
4
Home button
Provides access to the Home screen.
5
Back button
Returns to the previous screen.
6
Print icon: Touch this icon to open the Print menus.
7
Apps icon: Touch this icon to open the Apps menu to print directly from select Web applications.
note:
While the control panel does not have a standard Cancel button, during many printer processes a Cancel button appears on the touchscreen. This permits users to cancel a process before the printer completes it.

Home screen dashboard display icons

Home screen icons
Icon
Purpose
Setup icon: Opens the Setup menu, where you can change preferences and perform maintenance functions.
Wireless icon: Opens the Wireless Summary menu, where you can check wireless status and change wireless settings. You can also print a wireless test report, which helps diagnosing network connection issues.
HP ePrint icon: Opens the Web Services Summary menu, where you can check ePrint status details, change ePrint settings, or print an Info page.
Wi-Fi Direct icon: Opens the Wi-Fi Direct menu, where you can turn on Wi-Fi Direct, turn off Wi-Fi Direct, and display the Wi-Fi Direct name and password.
Cartridge icon: Opens the Cartridge Information screen, where you can view the estimated levels and pages remaining for the toner cartridges.
Paper Setup icon: Opens the Paper Setup menu, where you can configure the default Paper Size and Paper Type for the paper trays.
ECO icon: Allows you to configure some of the printer environmental features.

How to use the touchscreen control panel

Use the following actions to use the printer touchscreen control panel.
How to use the touchscreen control panel
Action
Description
Example
Touch
Touch an item on the screen to select that item or open that menu. Also, when scrolling through menus, briefly touch the screen to stop the scrolling.
Touch the Setup icon to open the Setup menu.
Swipe
Touch the screen and then move your finger horizontally to scroll the screen sideways.
Swipe the Home screen to access additional menu options.
Scroll
Touch the screen and then move your finger vertically to scroll the screen up and down. When scrolling through menus, briefly touch the screen to stop the scrolling.
Scroll through the Setup menu.

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