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HP Deskjet F4500 All-in-One series

Summary of Contents

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    HP Deskjet F4500 All-in-One series...

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents How Do I?..........................3 Finish setting up the HP All-in-One Wireless Connection using a WPS enabled router..............5 Traditional Wireless Connection....................7 USB Connection.........................7 Install the software for a network connection................8 Get to know the HP All-in-One Printer parts..........................11 Control panel features......................12 Print Print documents........................13...

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    Regulatory notices........................70 Regulatory wireless statements....................73 Index..............................77...

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    How Do I? Learn how to use your HP All-in-One • Wireless Connection using a WPS enabled router • Copy text or mixed documents • Scan to a computer • Load media • Replace the cartridges How Do I?

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    Chapter 1 How Do I?

  • Page 7: Finish Setting Up The Hp All-in-one Wireless Connection Using A Wps Enabled Router

    Install the software for a network connection Wireless Connection using a WPS enabled router To connect the HP All-in-One to a wireless network using WiFi Protected Setup (WPS), you will need the following: ❑ A wireless 802.11 network that includes a WPS-enabled wireless router or access point.

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    (SSID). To print the network configuration page ▲ Press and hold the Scan button to initiate the wireless test and print the Network Configuration and Network Test pages. Finish setting up the HP All-in-One...

  • Page 9: Traditional Wireless Connection, Usb Connection

    Related topics Install the software for a network connection USB Connection The HP All-in-One supports a rear USB 2.0 High Speed port for connection to a computer. USB Connection...

  • Page 10: Install The Software For A Network Connection

    Before you install the software, make sure you have connected the HP All-in- One to a network. If the HP All-in-One has not been connected to a network, follow the onscreen instructions during the software installation to connect the product to the network.

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    Follow the prompts to install the software. When you have finished installing the software, the product is ready for use. To test your network connection, go to your computer and print a self-test report to the product. Install the software for a network connection...

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    Chapter 2 Finish setting up the HP All-in-One...

  • Page 13: Get To Know The Hp All-in-one Printer Parts

    Paper tray extender (also referred to as the tray extender) Paper stop Carriage Glass Lid backing 10 Rear access door 11 Rear USB port 12 Power connection (Use only with the power adapter supplied by HP.) 13 Lid 14 Load original label 15 Print cartridges Printer parts...

  • Page 14: Control Panel Features

    10 Attention light: Flashing if there is an error or if some user action is required. 11 Wireless indicator light: Indicates that the wireless radio is on. 12 Wireless button: Turns the wireless radio on or off. Get to know the HP All-in-One...

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    Print Choose a print job to continue. Print documents Print photos Print envelopes Print on specialty media Print a Web page Related topics • Load media • Recommended papers for printing Print documents Most print settings are automatically handled by the software application. You need to change the settings manually only when you change print quality, print on specific types of paper or transparency film, or use special features.

  • Page 16: Print Photos

    Chapter 4 Select the appropriate options for your print job by using the features available in the Advanced, Printing Shortcuts, Features, and Color tabs. TIP: You can easily select the appropriate options for your print job by choosing one of the predefined print tasks on the Printing Shortcuts tab. Click a type of print task in the Printing Shortcuts list.

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    In the Resizing Options area, click the appropriate paper size from the Size list. If the paper size and paper type are not compatible, the product software displays an alert and allows you to select a different type or size. In the Basic Options area, select a high print quality, such as Best, from the Print Quality drop-down list.

  • Page 18: Print Envelopes

    • Stop the current job Print envelopes You can load one or more envelopes into the paper tray of the HP All-in-One. Do not use shiny or embossed envelopes or envelopes that have clasps or windows. NOTE: For specific details on how to format text for printing on envelopes, consult the help files in your word processing software.

  • Page 19: Print On Specialty Media

    Click the Features tab, and then select the following print settings: • Paper Type: Plain paper • Size: An appropriate envelope size Select any other print settings that you want, and then click OK. Related topics • Load media • View the print resolution •...

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    Chapter 4 Push the cards into the printer until they stop. Slide the paper guide firmly against the edge of the cards. Open the Printer Properties dialog box. Click the Features tab, and then specify the following print settings: • Paper Type: Click More, click Specialty Papers, and then select an appropriate card type.

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    Open the Printer Properties dialog box. Click the Features tab. Specify the following print settings: • Print Quality: Best • Paper Type: Click More, and then select an appropriate HP inkjet paper. • Orientation: Portrait or Landscape • Size: An appropriate paper size •...

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    Chapter 4 Slide the paper guide firmly against the edge of the cards. Open the Printer Properties dialog box. Click the Features tab, and then specify the following print settings: • Print Quality: Normal • Paper Type: Click More, and then select an appropriate card type. •...

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    When prompted, reload the printed pages in the paper tray as shown below. Click Continue to finish printing the booklet. Print posters Slide the paper guide all the way to the left. Place plain paper in the right side of the tray. The side to be printed on should face down.

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    Chapter 4 Select any other print settings that you want, and then click OK. Print iron-on transfers Slide the paper guide all the way to the left. Place the iron-on transfer paper in the right side of the tray. The side to be printed on should face down.

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    HP Smart Web Printing to ensure simple, predictable web printing with control over what you want and how you want it printed. You can access HP Smart Web Printing from the toolbar in Internet Explorer. For more information about HP Smart Web Printing, see the help file provided with it.

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    Chapter 4 Printing in maximum dpi takes longer than printing with other settings and requires a large amount of disk space. To print in Maximum dpi mode Make sure you have paper loaded in the paper tray. On the File menu in your software application, click Print. Make sure the product is the selected printer.

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    • Photo Printing–Borderless: Print to the top, bottom, and side edges of 10 x 15 cm (4 x 6 inch) and 13 x 18 cm (5 x 7 inch) HP Photo Papers. • Paper-saving Printing: Print two-sided documents with mutliple pages on same sheet to reduce paper usage.

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    Print dialog box from within your software application. To change the default print settings In the HP Solution Center, click Settings, point to Print Settings, and then click Printer Settings. Make changes to the print settings, and click OK.

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    Paper basics You can load many different types and sizes of paper in the HP All-in-One, including letter or A4 paper, photo paper, transparencies, and envelopes. This section contains the following topics: • Recommended papers for printing • Load media...

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    It is acid-free for longer lasting documents. HP Iron-On Transfers HP Iron-on Transfers (for color fabrics or for light or white fabrics) are the ideal solution for creating custom T-shirts from your digital photos.

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    Load media Select a paper size to continue. Load small-size paper a. Prepare tray ❑ Slide paper-width guide to the left. b. Load paper. ❑ Insert stack of photo or other paper into paper tray with short edge forward and print side down. ❑...

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    Chapter 5 Load full-size paper a. Prepare tray ❑ Slide paper-width guide to the left. b. Load paper. ❑ Insert stack of paper into paper tray with short edge forward and print side down. ❑ Slide stack of paper forward until it stops. ❑...

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    Load envelopes a. Prepare tray ❑ Slide paper-width guide to the left. ❑ Remove all paper from the paper tray. b. Load envelopes. ❑ Insert one or more envelopes into far-right side of the paper tray, with envelope flaps on left and facing up. ❑...

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    Chapter 5 Paper basics...

  • Page 35: Scan Scan To A Computer

    Scan • Scan to a computer Scan to a computer Do the following: Single page scan a. Load original. ❑ Lift lid on product. ❑ Load original print side down on right front corner of glass. Scan to a computer...

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    Chapter 6 ❑ Close lid. b. Start scan. ❑ Press Scan. c. Preview and accept. ❑ Preview the scanned image and accept. View the animation for this topic. Related topics Stop the current job Scan...

  • Page 37: Copy Copy Text Or Mixed Documents

    Copy Copy text or mixed documents Copy text or mixed documents Click a copy type to continue. Black and White Copy a. Load paper. ❑ Load full-size paper in the paper tray. b. Load original. ❑ Lift lid on product. Copy text or mixed documents...

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    Chapter 7 ❑ Load original print side down on right front corner of glass. ❑ Close lid. c. Select paper type. ❑ Press Paper Selection to select the paper type. d. Start copy. ❑ Press Start Copy Black. Press multiple times to increase the number of copies.

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    Color Copy a. Load paper. ❑ Load full-size paper in the paper tray. b. Load original. ❑ Lift lid on product. ❑ Load original print side down on right front corner of glass. Copy text or mixed documents...

  • Page 40: Set The Copy Paper Type

    HP Bright White Paper Plain HP Advanced Photo Paper, Glossy Photo HP Advanced Photo Paper, Matte Photo HP Advanced 4 x 6 inch Photo Paper Photo (Small) HP Photo Paper Photo HP Everyday Photo Paper Photo HP Everyday Photo Paper, Semi Gloss...

  • Page 41: Work With Cartridges Check The Estimated Ink Levels

    In addition, some residual ink is left in the cartridge after it is used. For more information, see www.hp.com/go/inkusage. To check the ink levels from the HP Photosmart Software In the HP Solution Center, click Settings, point to Print Settings, and then click Printer Toolbox. NOTE: You can also open the Printer Toolbox from the Print Properties dialog box.

  • Page 42: Order Ink Supplies

    Chapter 8 Order ink supplies For a list of cartridge numbers, use the software that came with the HP All-in-One to find out the reorder number. Find the cartridge number In the HP Solution Center, click Settings, point to Print Settings, and then click Printer Toolbox.

  • Page 43: Automatically Clean Print Cartridges, Replace The Cartridges

    Clean print cartridges only when necessary. Unnecessary cleaning wastes ink and shortens the life of the cartridge. To clean the print cartridges In the HP Solution Center, click Settings. In the Print Settings area, click Printer Toolbox. Click Clean the Print Cartridges.

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    Chapter 8 Wait for print carriage to move to center of the product. b. Press down to release cartridge, then remove it from slot. Insert new cartridge. a. Remove cartridge from packaging. b. Remove plastic tape using pink pull tab. Work with cartridges...

  • Page 45: Cartridge Warranty Information

    During the warranty period the product is covered as long as the HP ink is not depleted and the end of warranty date has not been reached. The end of warranty date, in YYYY/...

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    Chapter 8 For a copy of the HP Limited Warranty Statement, see the printed documentation that came with the product. Work with cartridges...

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    If you have a problem, follow these steps: Check the documentation that came with the product. Visit the HP online support Web site at www.hp.com/support. HP online support is available to all HP customers. It is the fastest source for up-to-date product information and expert assistance and includes the following features: •...

  • Page 48: Setup Troubleshooting

    Chapter 9 Placing a call Call HP support while you are in front of the computer and the product. Be prepared to provide the following information: • Product name (HP Deskjet F4500 All-in-One series) • Serial number (located on the back or bottom of the product) •...

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    Turn off the product, wait one minute, then restart it. Reinstall the HP Photosmart software. CAUTION: Do not connect the USB cable to the computer until prompted by the software installation screen. This section contains the following topics: • The product will not turn on •...

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    Unplug the product from the power outlet. Contact HP support for service. Go to: www.hp.com/support. If prompted, choose your country/region, and then click Contact HP for information on calling for technical support. Cause: You pressed the On button too quickly.

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    Do not simply delete the HP All-in-One application files from your computer. Make sure to remove them properly using the uninstall utility provided when you installed the software that came with the HP All-in-One.

  • Page 52: Print Troubleshooting

    Solution: Check to see if your ink cartridges are genuine HP ink cartridges. HP recommends that you use genuine HP ink cartridges. Genuine HP ink cartridges are designed and tested with HP printers to help you easily produce great results, time after time.

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    NOTE: HP cannot guarantee the quality or reliability of non-HP supplies. Product service or repairs required as a result of using a non-HP supply will not be covered under warranty. If you believe you purchased genuine HP ink cartridges, go to: www.hp.com/go/anticounterfeit...

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    Solution 1: Align the print cartridges Solution: Aligning the print cartridges can help ensure high-quality output. To align the print cartridges from the HP Photosmart Software Load letter or A4 unused plain white paper into the paper tray. In the HP Solution Center, click Settings.

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    You might need to choose a lower print quality setting, if colors are running into each other. Or, choose a higher setting if you are printing a high-quality photo, and then make sure photo paper such as HP Advanced Photo Paper, is loaded in the paper tray.

  • Page 56: Scan Troubleshooting

    Solution: The autocropping feature in the HP Solution Center software crops anything that is not part of the main image. Sometimes this might not be what you want. In that case, turn off autocropping in the HP Solution Center software and crop the scanned image manually, or not at all.

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    Cause: If you used the Text image type to scan text that you planned to edit, the scanner might not have recognized color text. The Text image type scans at 300 x 300 dpi, in black and white. If you scanned an original that has graphics or artwork surrounding the text, the scanner might not have recognized the text.

  • Page 58: Copy Troubleshooting

    Chapter 9 NOTE: If you are using HP Photosmart Essential, the Optical Character Recognition (OCR) software might not be installed on your computer. To install the OCR software, you must re-insert the software disk and select Install More Software, then choose the OCR option.

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    Solution 2: Clean the scanner glass Solution: Clean the scanner glass and make sure that there are no foreign materials adhering to it. Cause: The scanner glass was dirty, causing the product to include an area in the copy that was larger than the document. The printout is blank Try the following solutions to resolve the issue.

  • Page 60: Errors

    Chapter 9 self-test report shows a problem, clean the print cartridges. If the problem persists, you might need to replace the print cartridges. Cause: The print cartridges needed to be cleaned or there was insufficient ink. Errors This section contains the following categories of messages about your product: •...

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    Both fast The product has a fatal Turn off the product. Blinking Blinking blinking error. Unplug the power cord. Wait a minute, then plug the power cord back in. Turn on the product. If the problem persists, contact HP Support. Errors...

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    Chapter 9 Wireless indicator light The wireless indicator on the product flashes in special sequences to inform you about various status or error conditions. Refer to the following table for information on solving your error condition based on the wireless indicator flashing on the product. Table 9-1 Wireless indicator light Wireless button Description...

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    removed from each print cartridge. When plastic tape covers the print cartridge contacts, the product cannot detect that the print cartridge is installed. 1 Copper-colored contacts 2 Plastic tape with pink pull tab (must be removed before installing) 3 Ink nozzles under tape Cause: When the product detected that only one print cartridge is installed, ink- backup mode is initiated.

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    Chapter 9 Solve a problem...

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    10 Stop the current job To stop a print job from the HP All-in-One ▲ Press Cancel on the control panel. If the print job does not stop, press Cancel again. It can take a few moments for printing to be cancelled.

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    Chapter 10 Stop the current job...

  • Page 67: Specifications

    In the presence of high electromagnetic fields, it is possible the output from the HP All-in-One may be slightly distorted • HP recommends using a USB cable less than or equal to 3 m (10 feet) in length to minimize injected noise due to potential high electromagnetic fields Paper tray capacity Plain paper sheets (75 g/m²...

  • Page 68: Environmental Product Stewardship Program

    Acoustic information If you have Internet access, you can get acoustic information from the HP Web site. Go to: www.hp.com/support. Environmental product stewardship program Hewlett-Packard is committed to providing quality products in an environmentally sound manner.

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    Eco-Tips below to help you focus on ways to assess and reduce the impact of your printing choices. In addition to specific features in this product, please visit the HP Eco Solutions web site for more information on HP’s environmental initiatives.

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    Hewlett-Packard printing and imaging equipment marked with the ENERGY STAR® logo is qualified to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR specifications for imaging equipment. The following mark will appear on ENERGY STAR qualified imaging products: Additional ENERGY STAR qualified imaging product model information is listed at: www.hp.com/ go/energystar Technical information...

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    Disposal of waste equipment by users in private households in the European Union Chemical Substances HP is committed to providing our customers with information about the chemical substances in our products as needed to comply with legal requirements such as REACH (Regulation EC No...

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    For regulatory identification purposes, your product is assigned a Regulatory Model Number. The Regulatory Model Number for your product is SNPRH-0801-01. This regulatory number should not be confused with the marketing name (HP Deskjet F4500 All-in-One series, etc.) or product numbers (CB755-64001, etc.).

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    FCC statement • • • • Notice to users in Korea VCCI (Class B) compliance statement for users in Japan VCCI-B Regulatory notices...

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    Chapter 11 Notice to users in Japan about the power cord HP Deskjet F4500 All-in-One series declaration of conformity DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY according to ISO/IEC 17050-1 and EN 17050-1 Technical information...

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    Regulatory wireless statements This section contains the following regulatory information pertaining to wireless products: • Exposure to radio frequency radiation • Notice to users in Brazil • Notice to users in Canada • European Union regulatory notice • Notice to users in Taiwan Exposure to radio frequency radiation Notice to users in Brazil Notice to users in Canada...

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    R&TTE Directive 1999/5/EC Compliance with these directives implies conformity to harmonized European standards (European Norms) that are listed in the EU Declaration of Conformity issued by HP for this product or product family. This compliance is indicated by the following conformity marking placed on the product.

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    Notice to users in Taiwan Regulatory wireless statements...

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    Chapter 11 Technical information...

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    45 specifications 65 print print specifications 66 connection problems specifications 66 scan specifications 66 HP All-in-One will not turn troubleshooting 50 system requirements 65 on 47 printer found screen, text copy Windows 8 dotted lines on scan 54...

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