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HP Designjet 130 Quick Reference Manual

Hp designjet 130: reference guide.

 
HP Designjet
30/90/130 series
Quick reference guide

Summary of Contents

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    HP Designjet 30/90/130 series Quick reference guide...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    HP Designjet 30/90/130 Printer series – Quick Reference Guide How Do I…? How Do I Perform a Color Calibration? ...3 How Do I Load Sheets of Paper? (General Guidance) ...4 How Do I Load Paper Using the Front Path? ...6 How Do I Unload Paper from the Front Path?...6...

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    The information contained herein is subject to change without notice. The only warranties for HP products and services are set forth in the express warranty statements accompanying such products and services. Nothing herein should be construed as constituting an additional warranty.

  • Page 4: How Do I Perform A Color Calibration

    Note that the color calibration is restricted to HP manufactured paper of certain types. Refer to the HP Designjet Driver and Documentation CD for more details.

  • Page 5: How Do I Load Sheets Of Paper? (general Guidance)

    HP Designjet 30/90/130 Printer series – Quick Reference Guide How Do I Load Sheets of Paper? (General Guidance) There are four ways of loading sheets of paper into the printer if you have the Automatic Roll Feed installed on your printer. There are three ways of loading...

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    90 Printer series, see “How Do I Unload a Roll of Paper? (90 Printer series)” on page 15. If you are using the 130 printer, see “How Do I Unload a Roll of Paper? (130 Printer series)” on page 18.

  • Page 7: How Do I Load Paper Using The Front Path

    Do NOT stack paper. 2. Push the paper into the printer, pushing it firmly in as far as it will go, while maintaining its alignment to the right. Ensure that your hands are flat on the paper and close to the slot, and that the paper remains flat.

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    HP Designjet 30/90/130 Printer series – Quick Reference Guide How Do I Load Paper Using the Front Path? (continued) Note that the illustration below shows the HP Designjet 130 printer.

  • Page 9: How Do I Load Paper In The Input Tray? (30 Printer Series)

    Move the larger tab on the left of the tray to the right so that it fits snugly against the paper. Insert the tray into the printer, pushing it in as far as it will go. Note that if the paper tray is extended, it will project out from the printer and must be...

  • Page 10: How Do I Load Paper In The Input Tray? (90/130 Printer Series)

    3. Place the paper in the tray, to the right and towards the printer. Do not try to load more than 70 sheets of plain paper, 50 sheets of coated paper, or 20 sheets of glossy paper in the tray (for more details, see the HP Designjet Driver and Documentation CD).

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    5. Replace the dust cover. 6. Lift up the output tray and insert the input tray into the printer, keeping it straight and pushing it in from both sides as far as it will go. The left inside corner must be aligned with the plastic paper tray guide and the right inside corner must be aligned with the sticker of the input tray.

  • Page 12: How Do I Load Sheet Paper Using The Rear Path

    The Paper Status icon is shown on the right. • If the Automatic Roll Feed is installed on your printer (130 only) and a roll of paper is in the rear path, the roll will automatically be unloaded when you submit your print job.

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    Make sure that the leading edge of the sheet is parallel to the slot and aligned properly. 5. Push the paper into the printer, pushing it as far as it will go. For best results you should push the paper in quickly rather than slowly.

  • Page 14: How Do I Load A Roll Of Paper? (90 Printer Series)

    Roll paper can be used only if you have the roll feed accessory. Note that only one source of paper can be used by the printer at any time. So if a roll of paper is loaded and the software requests printing on a sheet of paper, you must unload the roll manually before you can print to the sheet.

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    HP Designjet 30/90/130 Printer series – Quick Reference Guide How Do I Load a Roll of Paper? (90 Printer series) (continued) 6. Rewind any excess paper so that the paper is rolled tightly onto the spindle. 7. Insert the leading edge of the paper into the...

  • Page 16: How Do I Unload A Roll Of Paper? (90 Printer Series)

    HP Designjet 30/90/130 Printer series – Quick Reference Guide How Do I Unload a Roll of Paper? (90 Printer series) Important: do not pull on the roll of paper once it is taken up by the printer; that is, if there is any resistance.

  • Page 17: How Do I Load A Roll Of Paper? (130 Printer Series)

    This section is only relevant if your printer has a roll feed installed. Only one source of paper can be used by the printer at any one time, so if a roll of paper is loaded and the software requests printing on a sheet of paper: •...

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    HP Designjet 30/90/130 Printer series – Quick Reference Guide How Do I Load a Roll of Paper? (130 Printer series) (continued) If the paper is glossy, we recommend that you wear gloves to avoid smearing the surface of the paper.

  • Page 19: How Do I Unload A Roll Of Paper? (130 Printer Series)

    There are two ways of unloading a roll of paper: If you want to unload the roll in order to feed a single sheet through the printer, press the Cancel and OK keys on the front panel at the same time (see below).

  • Page 20: How Do I Print On Large Sheets? (30 Printer Series)

    HP Designjet 30/90/130 Printer series – Quick Reference Guide How Do I Print on Large Sheets? (30 Printer series) The output tray has an extension that can be pulled out to extend its length. When printing on large sheets of paper (A3, A3+, B, B+ and larger sizes) stored in the input tray, pull out the extension to support the paper when it emerges from the printer.

  • Page 21: How Do I Print On Large Sheets? (90 Printer Series)

    HP Designjet 30/90/130 Printer series – Quick Reference Guide How Do I Print on Large Sheets? (90 Printer series) The printer output system has several adjustable components. When printing on large sheets of paper, it is important that you use the correct printer output configuration.

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    HP Designjet 30/90/130 Printer series – Quick Reference Guide How Do I Print on Large Sheets? (90 Printer series) (continued) Media Source Destination Size Width JIS B5 182mm ANSI A ISO A4 210mm ARCH A A-Size DIN C4 229mm ISO B4...

  • Page 23: How Do I Print On Large Sheets? (130 Printer Series)

    HP Designjet 30/90/130 Printer series – Quick Reference Guide How Do I Print on Large Sheets? (130 Printer series) The printer output system has several adjustable components. When printing on large sheets of paper, it is important that you use the correct printer output configuration.

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    HP Designjet 30/90/130 Printer series – Quick Reference Guide How Do I Print on Large Sheets? (130 Printer series) (continued) Media Source Destination Size Width JIS B5 182mm ANSI A ISO A4 210mm ARCH A A-Size DIN C4 229mm ISO B4...

  • Page 25: How Do I Select Paper Type

    • Your application program (when using ICC profile color management) The following table shows the names that you should select in each context. These names are correct for version 2.7 of the printer software for Mac OS and version 6.03.00 of the printer software for Windows.

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    HP Designjet 30/90/130 Printer series – Quick Reference Guide How Do I Select Paper Type? (continued) Driver Paper Commercial Type First name Level Proofing HP Premium PhotoGloss/ paper Plus Photo and Semi-Gloss/ Proofing Gloss Proofing Gloss Paper HP Proofing PhotoGloss/...

  • Page 27: How Do I Replace Ink Cartridges

    HP Designjet 30/90/130 Printer series – Quick Reference Guide How Do I Replace Ink Cartridges? If one of the ink cartridge icons on the front panel (see page 63) is flashing, the corresponding ink cartridge needs to be replaced. 1. Open the front hinged flap at the right of the printer.

  • Page 28: How Do I Clean A Printhead

    HP Designjet 30/90/130 Printer series – Quick Reference Guide How Do I Clean a Printhead? If a printhead fails or needs attention, the corresponding icon on the front panel flashes. Make sure the printhead is correctly seated. If this is not the problem, the most likely cause of failure is that the printhead contacts need to be cleaned.

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    HP Designjet 30/90/130 Printer series – Quick Reference Guide How Do I Clean a Printhead? (continued) 3. Pull the printhead cover up and towards you, so that the hook at the front unlatches itself, and then push the whole cover back, so that the printheads are exposed.

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    HP Designjet 30/90/130 Printer series – Quick Reference Guide How Do I Clean a Printhead? (continued) 6. Gently wipe the printhead contacts with a clean, soft, lint-free cloth. 7. If the printhead contacts are still dirty…. …slightly moisten the cloth with distilled water and continue softly wiping the contacts until they are clean.

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    HP Designjet 30/90/130 Printer series – Quick Reference Guide How Do I Clean a Printhead? (continued) 10.When both the printhead and the contacts inside the carriage are dry, re- insert the printhead by lowering it into place and return the small handle to its lower position.

  • Page 32: How Do I Replace Printheads

    HP Designjet 30/90/130 Printer series – Quick Reference Guide How Do I Replace Printheads? If one of the printhead icons on the front panel (see page 63) is flashing, the corresponding printhead has failed or needs attention. Check that the printhead is properly seated, and clean the printhead contacts (see page 27).

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    HP Designjet 30/90/130 Printer series – Quick Reference Guide How Do I Replace Printheads? (continued) • Lift the small handle at the top front and use it to pull the printhead vertically up and out of the printer. • Take the new printhead and remove the tape that protects its electrical contacts and ink nozzles.

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    HP Designjet 30/90/130 Printer series – Quick Reference Guide How Do I Replace Printheads? (continued) • Push the printhead gently into place, so that it is secure. Repeat this for each printhead that is to be replaced. 5. When you have replaced the printheads as required, pull the printhead cover towards you, ensuring that the hook at its front edge latches onto the tab, and then push it away from you to close the cover.

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    Perform a color calibration, as described in “How Do I Perform a Color Calibration?” on page 3. For more detailed instructions for replacing a printhead, see the topic How do I replace printheads? on the HP Designjet Driver and Documentation CD.

  • Page 36: How Do I Align Printheads

    1. Make sure that you have at least 5 sheets of A4 or Letter paper in the input tray. 2. Start the HP Designjet System Maintenance. To do this, refer to “How Do I Use HP Designjet System Maintenance?” on page 40.

  • Page 37: How Do I Access The Printer Driver

    3. Choose Print from the File menu and select the print options you want. For details of how to use the Mac printer driver, see the HP Designjet Driver and Documentation CD. You can access the Windows printer driver using the appropriate procedure below for your version of Windows.

  • Page 38: How Do I Print From Adobe Photoshop

    Assign working RGB: AdobeRGB. Soft proofing (optional) If you have an HP Designjet 90gp or 130gp (available only in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East), or if you have a monitor calibration device, you can use soft-proofing to see on the screen the colors that you will get from the printer, which will give you early warning of any color problems.

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    HP Designjet 30/90/130 Printer series – Quick Reference Guide How Do I Print from Adobe Photoshop? (continued) Printing your image 1. Go to File > Print with Preview (or Print Options in earlier versions of Photoshop) and select Show more options.

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    HP Designjet 30/90/130 Printer series – Quick Reference Guide How Do I Print from Adobe Photoshop? (continued) 5. In the Quality menu, select the same print quality for which you have already selected a print space profile. 6. In Color, select Application managed colors.

  • Page 41: How Do I Use Hp Designjet System Maintenance

    Printer Driver?” on page 36. Click the Services tab of the driver and then click the Status of my Printer button. • For Mac OS 9 and X: Double-click the HP Designjet System Maintenance icon on your desktop. For Mac OS X, you can also start the utility from Print Center or Printer Setup Utility: select your printer and then click on Configure.

  • Page 42: How Do I Print The Printer Information Pages, How Do I Test My Printer

    1. Make sure that you have a blank sheet of A4 or Letter paper, or a roll of paper at hand. 2. Run the HP Designjet System Maintenance utility as described in “How Do I Use HP Designjet System Maintenance?” on page 40.

  • Page 43: The Problem Is The Input Tray Will Not Fit Properly

    Normally this should resolve the problem. If not, check that the latches are correctly positioned. Note that the illustration below shows the HP Designjet 90&130 Printer series. Inside the slot where the tray goes, there are three spring-loaded latches. If they are not in the correct position, the tray does not fit properly.

  • Page 44: The Problem Is A Sheet Of Paper Is Jammed (30 Printer Series)

    Replace the rear path and make sure it fits securely. 6. Turn on the printer. If there is a degradation in print quality after you have cleared the paper jam, clean and align the printheads. Refer to “How Do I Align Printheads?”...

  • Page 45: The Problem Is A Sheet Of Paper Is Jammed (90/130 Printer Series)

    5. If there is a roll of paper at the rear of the printer, remove it from its supports. 6. Remove the rear path by carefully by pressing the buttons on each of its sides and pulling it straight out.

  • Page 46: The Problem Is A Roll Of Paper Is Jammed

    2. Check in all places where the roll could be trapped: • Remove the front paper tray. This will allow you to see inside the printer through a slot in the front. Release and remove any trapped paper that is visibly stuck.

  • Page 47: The Problem Is There Is A Printhead Failure

    HP Designjet 30/90/130 Printer series – Quick Reference Guide The Problem is there is a Printhead Failure If a printhead fails or needs attention, the corresponding printhead icon on the front panel flashes. Make sure the printhead is correctly seated. If this is not the problem, the most likely cause of failure is that the printhead contacts need to be cleaned.

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    HP Designjet 30/90/130 Printer series – Quick Reference Guide The Problem is there is a Printhead Failure (continued) 3. Pull the printhead cover up and towards you, so that the hook at the front unlatches itself, and then push the whole cover back so that the printheads are exposed.

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    HP Designjet 30/90/130 Printer series – Quick Reference Guide The Problem is there is a Printhead Failure (continued) 7. If the printhead contacts are still dirty…. …slightly moisten the cloth with distilled water and continue wiping the contacts until they are clean.

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    HP Designjet 30/90/130 Printer series – Quick Reference Guide The Problem is there is a Printhead Failure (continued) 10.When both the printhead and the contacts inside the carriage are dry, re- insert the printhead by lowering it into place and return the small handle to its lower position.

  • Page 51: The Problem Is Bad Color

    3. See the HP Designjet Driver and Documentation CD for more information about getting the color you want for a print. To obtain the best results from your printer, it is important that you use only HP- approved inks and paper.

  • Page 52: The Problem Is Poor Print Quality

    The Problem is Poor Print Quality If the quality of your prints degrades… 1. Check whether you need to clean the printer. If this is the case, see the HP Designjet Driver and Documentation CD for instructions. 2. See the HP Designjet Driver and Documentation CD for more information about other reasons for a decline in print quality.

  • Page 53: The Problem Is A Partial Or Blank Image Is Printed

    Check that the ping command returns a message indicating that the printer is reachable. If it does not, check the network configuration is correct. Refer to the HP Designjet Driver and Documentation CD for details of how to do this.

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    Is the print job compatible with the printer? On Mac OS X, check that you configured the printer by selecting hp IP Printing, not IP Printing. If you selected IP Printing, the printer is sent PostScript that it cannot understand, and your print...

  • Page 55: The Problem Is Paper Is Not Taken From The Input Tray

    3. Make sure that there is not too much paper in the tray. You should not try to load more than 70 sheets of plain paper, 50 sheets of coated paper, or 20 sheets of glossy paper in the tray (for more details, see the HP Designjet Driver and Documentation CD).

  • Page 56: The Problem Is The Printer Rejects Paper From Front Path Or Tray

    HP Designjet 30/90/130 Printer series – Quick Reference Guide The Problem is the Printer Rejects Paper from Front Path or Tray If the printer rejects the paper… • Check that the paper is correctly placed against the right side of the tray.

  • Page 57: The Problem Is The Printer Takes Two Or More Sheets At Once

    HP Designjet 30/90/130 Printer series – Quick Reference Guide The Problem is the Printer Takes Two or More Sheets At Once If the printer picks up two or more sheets together… • Check that the paper was loaded correctly into the tray. See “How Do I Load Paper in the Input Tray? (90/130 Printer series)”...

  • Page 58: The Problem Is Images Are Low Resolution

    HP Designjet 30/90/130 Printer series – Quick Reference Guide The Problem is Images are Low Resolution If the resolution of a print is lower than you expected… Some applications rasterize images at low resolution to show them on screen. This is because there is no need for an on-screen image to have a higher resolution than the screen itself.

  • Page 59: The Problem Is The Printer Has Not Received The Job

    If necessary, consult your network administrator. 2. Check that the printer queue is not paused. 3. If you are using Mac OS X, make sure you selected hp IP Printing when you created your printer, and not IP Printing.

  • Page 60: The Problem Is A Flashing Tool Icon In The Front Panel

    The Problem is a Flashing Tool Icon in the Front Panel If there is a hardware error with your printer, this icon flashes on the front panel: The precise error is indicated by a pattern of squares displayed in the ink cartridge icons on the front panel.

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    If you cannot easily solve the problem, run HP Designjet System Maintenance as described in “How Do I Use HP Designjet System Maintenance?” on page 40, and access the HP Instant Support Web site. This is an automated service in which your computer collects information from your printer about status and error conditions, and sends it to HP Web servers.

  • Page 62: The Problem Is Something Else (general Guidance)

    If your computer has all the HP Designjet software installed and an Internet connection, you can use the HP Designjet System Maintenance utility to help solve your problem. This allows you to connect to the HP Instant Support Web site which provides online problem diagnosis.

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    The front panel (or control panel) of the printer gives information about the status of the printer, and also has three keys that let you control the actions of the printer. Note that the illustration below shows the HP Designjet 90&130 Printer series. The numbers correspond to the following elements: 1. Display area 2.

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    HP Designjet 30/90/130 Printer series – Quick Reference Guide Tell Me About the Icons on the Front Panel These six icons refer to the amount of ink in each of the ink cartridges. Flashing: Ink cartridge needs to be replaced. (In the case of a hardware error, ink level information is replaced with diagnostic information.)

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    Power key. If the problem persists, see “The Problem is a Flashing Tool Icon in the Front Panel” on page 59, or run the HP Designjet System Maintenance utility as described in “How Do I Use HP Designjet System Maintenance?”...

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    See “The Problem is a Flashing Tool Icon in the Front Panel” on page 59. If the problem persists, run the HP Designjet System Maintenance utility, as described in “How Do I Use HP Designjet System Maintenance?” on page 40. You will need the information from the ink cartridge icons that you noted...

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    To perform a color calibration, refer to “How Do I Perform a Color Calibration?” on page 3. For downloadable tips and guidelines on color management specifically for the application you are using, go to the HP Designjet Online Web site and refer to the relevant technical documentation.

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    Web browser about how to solve the problems detected. • If HP Instant Support does not help you to solve your problem, you can select the Troubleshoot option to find other troubleshooting processes on the Web.

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    HP Designjet 30/90/130 Printer series – Quick Reference Guide Tell Me More About My Printer For much more about… • how to use your printer • your printer’s features (including Windows and Mac drivers and networking information) • troubleshooting printer problems …see the HP Designjet Driver and Documentation CD.

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    HP does not warrant that the operation of any product will be uninterrupted or error free. 3. HP’s limited warranty covers only those defects which arise as a result of appropriate use of the product, and does not apply to any: a.

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    HP support contract with the customer. However, if printer failure or damage is attributable to the use of a non-HP or refilled ink cartridge, HP will charge its standard time and materials charges to service the printer for the particular failure or damage.

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    HP Designjet 30/90/130 Printer series – Quick Reference Guide B. Limitations of warranty 1. TO THE EXTENT ALLOWED BY LOCAL LAW, NEITHER HP NOR ITS THIRD PARTY SUPPLIERS MAKE ANY OTHER WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH RESPECT TO THE HP...

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    THE TERMS IN THIS WARRANTY STATEMENT, EXCEPT TO THE EXTENT LAWFULLY PERMITTED, DO NOT EXCLUDE, RESTRICT, OR MODIFY, AND ARE IN ADDITION TO, THE MANDATORY STATUTORY RIGHTS APPLICABLE TO THE SALE OF HP PRODUCTS TO SUCH CUSTOMERS. Revision: February 10th, 2003...

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    Model Number. The Regulatory Model Number for your product is BCLAA- 0301, BCLAA-0302 and BCLAA-0408, depending of your product size. This regulatory number should not be confused with the marketing name (such as HP Designjet printer) or product numbers (such as Z####X where Z and X are any single letter and # is any number).

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    HP Designjet 30/90/130 Printer series – Quick Reference Guide However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and...

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    HP Designjet 30/90/130 Printer series – Quick Reference Guide VCCI Class B (Japan) Safety Power cord warning Taiwanese EMI statement Chinese EMI Statement Sound (Germany) Geräuschemission (Germany) LpA < 70 dB, am Arbeitsplatz, im Normalbetrieb, nach DIN45635 T. 19.

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    Directive 89/336/EEC and carries the CE marking accordingly. The product was tested in a typical configuration with HP Personal Computer Systems and peripherals. This Device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two Conditions: (1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that my cause undesired operation.

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    Printed on recycled paper Imprimé sur du papier recyclé Stampato su carta riciclata Gedruckt auf Recyclingpapier Impreso en papel reciclado © Hewlett-Packard Company, 2005 04/2005 Q6656-90011 Printed in Germany. Imprimé en Allemagne. Stampato in Germania. Hewlett Packard Company Avenida Graells, 501 08174 Sant Cugat del Vallés Barcelona Spain...

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