Sign in today to find solutions:

Forgot your password?

Don't have an account? Sign up

 
HP LaserJet 2410/2420/2430
Software Technical Reference

Summary of Contents

  • Page 1

    HP LaserJet 2410/2420/2430 Software Technical Reference...

  • Page 3

    HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printers Software Technical Reference...

  • Page 4

    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 5: Table Of Contents

    Availability and fulfillment...16 2 Software description Introduction ... 2 3 Printing system and installer...4 HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printing-system software CD for Windows systems ...4 Installer features...6 HP LaserJet print drivers...7 HP PCL 5e, PCL 6, and PS emulation drivers...8 Print-driver version numbers for Windows operating systems...8...

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    HP Driver Preconfiguration ...28 HP Driver Diagnostic Printer Check tool...29 HP Printer Access Tool...30 Euro character ...30 HP Embedded Web Server and HP Toolbox ...31 HP Embedded Web Server ...31 HP Toolbox ...41 HP Web Jetadmin... 5 4 Bluetooth... 5 6 Remote firmware update ...56...

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Print-ready file printing in UNIX systems...69 Print-ready file printing by using Fetch (Mac OS 9.x only)...69 File printing by using the HP LaserJet Utility (Mac OS 9.x only) ...70 Print-ready file printing by using the LPR command ...70 Driver-feature comparison in various operating systems...71 Job stream output ...71...

  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    3 HP traditional print drivers for Windows Introduction... 8 7 HP traditional PCL 6 and PCL 5e driver features ...88 Access to print drivers...88 Help system...89 Finishing tab features ...91 Resizing options... 8 0 Other document options... 8 0 Watermarks ... 8 1 Alternative source/paper type...82...

  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    Effects tab features ... 1 07 Print Task Quick Sets...108 Fit To Page group box ...108 Print Document On ...108 Scale to Fit ...108 % of Normal Size... 1 09 Watermarks ... 1 09 Watermarks drop-down menu ...110 First Page Only ... 1 10 Edit...110 Paper tab features ...113 Print Task Quick Sets...114...

  • Page 10: Table Of Contents

    Job Storage tab features...127 Basics tab features ...132 Properties tabs... 1 36 HP Traditional Postscript 3 Emulation Driver features...146 Access to print drivers...146 viii Document preview image...126 Product image ...127 Job Storage tab ... 1 28 Print Task Quick Sets...129 Status group box ...129...

  • Page 11: Table Of Contents

    Advanced tab features... 1 49 Job Storage tab features...154 Device Settings tab ... 1 59 4 HP PCL 6, HP PCL 5e, and HP PS 3 emulation unidrivers for Windows Introduction... 1 67 HP PCL 6, HP PCL 5e, and PS emulation unidriver features...168 Access to print-driver settings in Windows 98 and Windows Me...147...

  • Page 12: Table Of Contents

    Paper/Output... 1 71 Copy Count ...171 Collated...171 Graphic options...172 Document Options...172 Advanced Printing Features...172 Print Optimizations ...172 Printer Features ... 1 72 Print All Text as Black...173 Send TrueType as Bitmap ...173 REt...173 Alternative Letterhead Mode...173 Graphics Mode...173 Layout Options ...174 Page Order...174...

  • Page 13: Table Of Contents

    % of Normal Size ... 1 94 Document preview image...194 Watermarks... 1 94 Current watermarks ...196 Watermark Message ...196 Message Angle ... 1 96 Font Attributes ...196 Finishing tab features...197 Print Task Quick Sets...198 Document Options ...199 Correct Order for Rear Bin ...199 Print on Both Sides...

  • Page 14: Table Of Contents

    Using the Back and Cancel buttons...231 Modifying a pre-existing installation ...231 Typical Installation dialog box sequence ...232 Custom Installation...257 Installing print drivers by using the Add Printer feature...258 Installer Customization Wizard for Windows...259 Running the installer customization wizard...259 Dialogs ...259 Distribution...276...

  • Page 15: Table Of Contents

    Online help...282 Screen fonts...282 Font support ...282 To install the HP LaserJet printing-system software for the Macintosh OS ...286 To set up an AppleTalk networked Printer with Mac OS 9.x ...286 To set up a Printer with Mac OS X...287 To set up an IP/LPR networked Printer with Mac OS 9.x...287...

  • Page 17: Introduction

    This document is prepared in an electronic format to serve as a quick-reference tool for Customer Care Center (CCC) agents, support engineers, system administrators, management information systems (MIS) personnel, and HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printer end users, as appropriate. NOTE This STR describes drivers that are shipped with the printing-system software CD.

  • Page 18: Hp Laserjet 2410, 2420, And 2430 Printers

    HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printers The following table contains descriptions of the HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printer models that are described in this STR. Product configurations might vary among countries/regions. Table 1-1 Features of the HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printers...

  • Page 19: Hp Toolbox 3

    Table 1-1 Features of the HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printers (continued) Feature Fonts Paper Handling Accessories Connectivity Supplies HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printers Model Specifications ■ 66 default TrueType fonts installed with typical installation. ■ 92 additional postscript fonts available on the installation CD.

  • Page 20: Printing-system Software Cd, Software Features, Printing System And Installer, For Windows Systems

    Adobe® Acrobat® Reader® software, and optional HP software. The following illustration shows the main screen of the HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printing- system software CD, which appears when you insert the software CD in your CD-ROM drive. If the screen does not appear when you insert the software CD, click Start, click Run, click Browse...,...

  • Page 21

    The options on your product might vary from the illustration. install printer. This wizard guides you through the installation of your HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printing-system software. You are given the choice of performing a Typical Installation, a Minimum Installation, or a Custom Installation.

  • Page 22: Installer Features

    Use this option to view the HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printer user documentation. The following document options are available when you click this option: ■ user guide (interactive ■ user guide (printer friendly) ■ install notes ■...

  • Page 23: Hp Laserjet Print Drivers

    The selection dialog box sets the operating-system language as the default language (for Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003 only). You can use the installer to select any of the languages available on the HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printing-system software CD.

  • Page 24: Hp Pcl 5e, Pcl 6, And Ps Emulation Drivers

    Windows Server 2003. NOTE If you select a Typical Installation during installation of the printing-system software, the HP PCL 6 driver is installed by default. You must use the Add Printer wizard to install any of the PCL 5 drivers. Table 1-2...

  • Page 25: Macintosh And Macintosh-compatible Printing System, Additional Driver Availability

    The HP LaserJet Utility is a standalone utility that is not installed by the installer, but is available on the HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printer software CD. It is an HP utility that is installed in the HP LaserJet folder of Mac OS 9 and provides configuration and management support for postscript.

  • Page 26: Driver Autoconfiguration, Update Now, Hp Driver Preconfiguration, Hp Laserjet Documentation

    2000, or Windows XP hosts. HP Driver Preconfiguration HP Driver Preconfiguration is a software architecture and set of tools that permits HP software to be customized and distributed in managed corporate printing environments. Using HP Driver Preconfiguration, information technology (IT) administrators in corporate and enterprise environments can preconfigure the printing and device defaults for HP print drivers before installing the drivers in the network environment.

  • Page 27: Hp Laserjet 2400 Series User Guide

    Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The screen-readable version (.CHM) of the User Guide for the HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printers is also available on the HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printing-system software CD. To...

  • Page 28: Hp Driver Preconfiguration User Guide

    You can also gain access to the HP Driver Preconfiguration User Guide by inserting the software CD into the CD-ROM drive, navigating to the English folder, and then to the Manuals folder. In that folder, open the following file: ■...

  • Page 29: Hp Embedded Web Server Guide, Hp Jetdirect Administrator's Guide, Hp Device Installer Customization Wizard

    You can also gain access to the HP Embedded Web Server User Guide by inserting the software CD into the CD-ROM drive, navigating to the <language> folder for your language, and then to the Manuals folder.

  • Page 30

    You can gain access to the HP Device Installer Customization Wizard by inserting the software CD into the CD-ROM drive and navigating to the <language> folder for your language, and then to the Manuals folder. In that folder, open the following file: ■...

  • Page 31: Structure And Availability Of The Software Cd, In-box File Layout

    Structure and availability of the software CD The software CD for the HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printer contains a variety of files for installing the printing-system software on your computer. This section describes the files that are available on the software CD, as well as additional support and fulfillment information.

  • Page 32: Availability And Fulfillment, In-box Cds

    Availability and fulfillment This section provides information about the availability of the HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printing-system software and related software and firmware. Printing-system software on a CD is available from HP fulfillment centers. In-box CDs The HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printing-system software CD is available in five versions.

  • Page 33

    CD AM - Americas and Europe Component HP Traditional Postscript 3 Emulation Driver (PS Emulation Driver) HP Traditional PCL 6 Driver HP Traditional PCL 5e Driver HP PCL 6 Unidriver HP PCL 5e Unidriver PS Emulation Driver Common Windows Installer...

  • Page 34

    Add Printer Wizard Installer Customization Utility Wizard CD Browser HP Driver Preconfiguration User Guide HP LaserJet 2400 Series User Guide (PDF) HP LaserJet 2400 Series User Guide (CHM) HP Jetdirect Administrator's Guide Hewlett Packard LaserJet 2410/2420/2430 series Printing System Install Notes...

  • Page 35

    Customization Wizard HP Toolbox Table 1-7 CD EE - Eastern Europe Component PS Emulation Driver HP Traditional PCL 6 Driver HP Traditional PCL 5e Driver HP PCL 6 Unidriver HP PCL 5e Unidriver PS Emulation Unidriver Common Windows Installer Add Printer Wizard Installer...

  • Page 36

    Table 1-7 CD EE - Eastern Europe (continued) Component HP LaserJet 2400 Series User Guide (CHM) HP Jetdirect Administrator's Guide Hewlett Packard LaserJet 2410/2420/2430 series Printing System Install Notes HP Embedded Web Server User Guide HP Device Installer Customization Wizard...

  • Page 37: Web Deployment, Printing-system Software, Standalone Drivers

    Windows NT 4.0 drivers can be installed only by using the Add Printer wizard. Standalone drivers The HP PCL 6, HP PCL 5e, and HP PS emulation drivers and unidrivers are available individually to support the following operating systems: ■...

  • Page 38: Other Operating Systems, Software Component Availability

    ■ HP Open VMS Software component availability The following table lists the availability of HP LaserJet software components by operating system. NOTE In the following table, "98/Me" refers to Windows 98 and Windows Me; "4.0" refers to Windows NT 4.0; "2000" refers to Windows 2000; "XP" refers to Windows XP; and "XP 64"...

  • Page 39: Introduction 2

    Software description Introduction The HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printer comes with software and installers for Microsoft Windows and Apple Computer, Inc., Macintosh systems. Linux and UNIX systems are supported, and software is available on the Web. For information about specific system installers, drivers, and components, see the section that corresponds to that system.

  • Page 40: Supported Operating Systems

    The support for Windows operating systems (OSs) offers a full-featured configuration of the HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printers; support for OSs that are not described in this document offer varying levels of functionality. The HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printing-system software, including HP PCL 5e, PCL 6, and PS emulation drivers, supports the following OSs: ■...

  • Page 41: Driver Configuration 2, Bidirectional Communication, Technology Background Information

    When you install the HP Toolbox, bidirectional communication is always enabled. Installing the HP Toolbox activates the HP Network Registry Agent (HPNRA) to ensure constant communication between your computer and the printer. When you install a driver without installing the HP Toolbox at Technology background information...

  • Page 42: Enterprise Autoconfiguration

    Configure tab if you are using an HP traditional PCL 6 or PCL 5e driver, and on the Device Settings tab if you are using an HP PCL 6, HP PCL 5e, or HP PS emulation unidriver.

  • Page 43

    Bidirectional functionality is supported only with the client software from Novell. It is not supported with Microsoft (MS) Client Service for NetWare. Technology background information Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 2000 Novell Netware 4.x Bindery NDS queue queue TCP/IP IPX/SPX TCP/IP (HP) TCP/IP (MS IPX/SPX (HP) Microsoft Share 2000/XP NT 4.0 host host with with NT 2000/XP 4.0 client client Netware 5.x...

  • Page 44: Hp Driver Preconfiguration

    It is intended for use in environments that have an established process for deploying drivers. This is the preconfiguration tool of choice to support any Novell or HP Print Server Appliance (PSA) Point and Print environments. It is used in the way that any ordinary Windows software program is used.

  • Page 45: Lockable Features 2, Continuous Export, Hp Driver Diagnostic Printer Check Tool

    For instance, if orientation is set to Landscape in an installed version of the HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 PCL 6 driver for Windows NT 4.0, then the orientation setting in the newly upgraded HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 HP PCL 6 Unidriver or HP Traditional PCL 5e Driver for Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 is automatically set to "Landscape."...

  • Page 46: Hp Printer Access Tool, Euro Character

    The tool will then verify whether you are using the latest driver, inform you if you are using an incorrect driver for your HP product, and let you know if there is an updated driver version available for your product. If there is an update available, the tool enables you to download and install the latest driver version by clicking on it.

  • Page 47: Hp Embedded Web Server And Hp Toolbox, Hp Embedded Web Server

    Both HP EWS and HP Toolbox are used with a Web browser and they have a similar look and feel. Many of the pages in HP EWS are nearly identical to HP Toolbox pages. However, there are several key differences between the two utilities: ■...

  • Page 48: The Hp Ews Frame, Information Tab

    Jetdirect page is the second page of the configuration page printout.) The HP EWS frame Each screen in the HP EWS has a frame that contains a top banner, three category tabs, a left- aligned navigation menu bar, and a main-content area. Selecting one of the category tabs causes the corresponding left-aligned navigation bar to appear.

  • Page 49: Links To Off-product Solutions, Device Status Screen

    Links on the HP EWS screens provide an easy way to locate information or complete tasks. ■ hp instant support. This link connects you to a set of dynamic Web resources that help you solve specific problems and determine additional services that might be available for your device.

  • Page 50: Configuration, About

    Information tab – Device Status screen Configuration Page You can gain access to the HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printer configuration page remotely through the HP EWS. The HP EWS Configuration Page screen provides configuration information about the product in the same way as the configuration page that is printed from the product. The following illustration shows an example of a configuration page viewed remotely through the HP EWS.

  • Page 51: Settings Tab

    Settings tab The following information is available on the HP EWS Settings tab. To view the information, click the menu items on the left side of the HP EWS Settings tab. The Settings tab is shown in the Configure device section.

  • Page 52: Configure Device

    ■ Language. Use the Language screen to select the language in which the HP EWS screens appear. ■...

  • Page 53: Alerts

    Figure 2-3 Settings tab – Configure Device screen Alerts The product can automatically send e-mail alerts about printing problems or job status to specified e- mail addresses. For example, if toner is low, the product can notify the person who is responsible for ordering or changing the toner.

  • Page 54: Security

    The HP EWS screens that appear, and the settings on them, vary according to how you gain access to the HP EWS: as a general user, an IT administrator, or a service provider. To control access to the HP EWS screens, a password can be set on the Security page.

  • Page 55: Networking Tab

    Settings tab – Security screen In a password-protected HP EWS, only the Information tab is available to users who do not log in by using the password. If no password has been set (which is the default), all of the tabs are visible.

  • Page 56: Security Section

    Figure 2-6 Networking tab - Configuration section The menu on the left side of the screen contains other networking options under three categories: configuration, security, and diagnostics. For more information, see the HP Jetdirect Administrator's Guide. Configuration section ■ Network Settings ■...

  • Page 57: Hp Toolbox, Hp Toolbox Requirements, Diagnostics Section, Network Settings

    Simple network management protocol (SNMP) HP Toolbox The HP Toolbox is a series of Web pages and supporting software tools that provide access to the HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printer embedded Web servers and other firmware functions, making them available on a browser-driven user interface where product properties can be viewed and manipulated.

  • Page 58: Installing Hp Toolbox, Uninstalling Hp Toolbox 4, To View The Hp Toolbox

    Internet service provider to view them. The HP Toolbox also contains an area with links to the HP Web site. While you do not need to have Internet access to open and use the HP Toolbox, you must have Internet access in order to gain access to the sites that are associated with the links in the Other Links area.

  • Page 59: The Hp Toolbox Frame 4, Top Banner 4, Status Tab

    Top banner The top banner has an HP logo. Next to the HP logo, the title of the page appears followed by the product name and a copyright notice. The top banner is the same for all of the HP Toolbox Web pages.

  • Page 60

    Supplies Status page, and the Menu Map. ■ toolbox Links. Select a device, view current alerts, or view the HP Toolbox Web site in text-only format (without graphics). ■ Other Links. For information about these links, see...

  • Page 61: Troubleshooting Tab, Print Quality Tools

    The navigation bar on the Troubleshooting tab contains links to the information pages of the product. (Some of these pages are also available from other sources, such as the HP Embedded Web Server or the product itself.) From the Troubleshooting tab, you can view the following screens: ■...

  • Page 62: Maintenance, Error Messages

    Maintenance The Maintenance tab is shown in the following illustration. Figure 2-9 Troubleshooting tab – Maintenance page The Maintenance screen contains information about managing and replacing print cartridges. Error Messages The Interpreting control panel message screen, which appears when you click Error Messages and then select Interpreting control-panel messages, is shown in the following illustration.

  • Page 63: Paper Jams

    Figure 2-10 Troubleshooting tab – Interpreting control-panel messages The Interpreting control panel messages screen lists messages that might appear in the control panel on the product or in the toolbox. NOTE This illustration is provided as an example only. The complete screen is not shown. Paper Jams The Paper jams screen is shown in the following illustration.

  • Page 64: Supported Media

    Figure 2-11 Troubleshooting tab – Paper Jams page Click the Typical jam locations on the Paper Jam Option screen to see the internal paper path and potential jam locations. Supported Media The Supported Media screen is shown in the following illustration. 2 Software description...

  • Page 65: Printer Pages 4

    Figure 2-12 Troubleshooting tab – Supported Media page The Supported Media screen has instructions for ordering product parts, accessories and supplies. Printer Pages The Printer Pages screen is shown in the following illustration. Technology background information...

  • Page 66: Alerts Tab

    Figure 2-13 Troubleshooting tab – Printer Pages The Printer Pages screen shows a list of useful information pages that the product generates, with a description of the purpose of each page. You can also print the pages directly from this screen.

  • Page 67: Documentation Tab

    Figure 2-14 Alerts tab The navigation bar on the Alerts tab contains links to the information pages for the product. Some of these pages are also available from other sources, such as the embedded Web server or the product itself. From this section, you can view the following screens: ■...

  • Page 68: Linking To The Hp Embedded Web Server

    Linking to the HP Embedded Web Server To gain access to the HP Embedded Web Server, click the Device Settings button in the upper right of any HP Toolbox screen. You can also open a browser window and type in the HP Jetdirect IP address.

  • Page 69: Other Links 5

    HP Toolbox and reopen it. HP Instant Support.This link connects you to a set of dynamic Web resources that you can use to solve specific problems and determine additional services that might be available for your product.

  • Page 70: Hp Web Jetadmin 5

    Windows NT 4.0 Server and Workstation; Windows 2000 Professional, Server, and Advanced Server; Windows XP Professional, and Windows Server 2003 systems. To download a current version of HP Web Jetadmin and for the latest list of supported host systems, go to www.hp.com/go/webjetadmin...

  • Page 71

    HP Web Jetadmin software: www.hp.com/go/webjetadmin. Click support on the main screen in the installer CD Browser, and then click hp web jetadmin. The following table shows the supporting operating systems and hardware for HP Web Jetadmin.

  • Page 72: Bluetooth 5, Remote Firmware Update, Determining The Current Level Of Firmware

    This wireless technology increases portability and efficiency within business networks. The HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printer can use a Bluetooth adapter (hp bt1300) to incorporate Bluetooth wireless technology. The adapter is available for either USB or parallel connections.

  • Page 73: Downloading The New Firmware From The Hp Web Site

    Downloading the new firmware from the HP Web site For support information about downloading new firmware from the Web, go to lj2410_firmware for the HP LaserJet 2410 printer, LaserJet 2420 printer, or The product can receive an .RFU update to the firmware when the product is in a READY state. The product waits for all of the I/O channels to become idle before performing the update.

  • Page 74: Remote Firmware Update By Using Ftp On A Direct Network Connection, Windows Operating Systems

    Complete the following steps for your operating system. Windows operating systems Take note of the TCP/IP address on the EIO Jetdirect page. The HP Jetdirect page is the second page of the configuration page printout. To print a configuration page, see current level of firmware.

  • Page 75: Macintosh Operating Systems, Remote Firmware Update Through A Local Windows Port

    Open a Terminal window on your Macintosh. You can find the Terminal application on the computer hard drive in the Applications/Utilities folder. Type FTP <TCP/IP printer ADDRESS> For example, if the TCP/IP address is 192.168.0.90, type FTP 192.168.0.90 Press Enter on the keyboard.

  • Page 76: Windows 98 Or Windows Me

    > LPT1 Not Rerouted > Resident portion of MODE loaded > Infinite retry on parallel printer time-out At a command prompt, type copy /b <FILENAME> <PORTNAME>, where <FILENAME> is the name of the .RFU file (including the path) and <PORTNAME> is the name of the appropriate product port (such as LPT1).

  • Page 77: Windows Nt 4.0, Windows 2000, Windows Xp, Or Windows Server 2003

    At a command prompt, type copy /b <FILENAME> <PORTNAME> , where <FILENAME> is the name of the .RFU file (including the path) and <PORTNAME> is the name of the appropriate printer port (such as LPT1). For example, type C:\>copy /b c:\2410fw.rfu lpt1 NOTE If the file name or path includes a space, you must enclose the file name or path in quotation marks.

  • Page 78: Remote Firmware Update By Using Fetch (mac Os 9.x Only)

    HP LaserJet 2410 printer, www.hp.com/go/lj2430_firmware Downloading the new firmware from the HP Web site After you have the firmware file and the HP LaserJet Utility, you are ready to begin the update process. Open the HP LaserJet Utility. Click Select Printer and locate the product that you would like to update on the network. Select the product on the right side of the dialog box, and click OK.

  • Page 79: Remote Firmware Update By Using The Lpr Command, Remote Firmware Update Through Hp Web Jetadmin

    Type exit at the command prompt to close the command window. Remote firmware update through HP Web Jetadmin This procedure requires that you install HP Web Jetadmin V7.8 or later on your computer. Complete the following steps to update a single product through HP Web Jetadmin after downloading the .RFU file from the HP Web site.

  • Page 80: Printer Messages During The Firmware Update

    Upload New Firmware Image dialog box and navigate to the location of the .RFU file that you downloaded from the Web at the start of this procedure. If the filename is listed, select it. Click Upload to move the .RFU file from your hard drive to the HP Web Jetadmin server. Refresh the browser.

  • Page 81: Troubleshooting A Firmware Update

    The upgrade was interrupted. A flash hardware failure occurred. NOTE All HP LaserJet products leave the factory with the most recent firmware version installed. If a remote firmware update fails, the .RFU file must be sent over a parallel port connection.

  • Page 82: Print-ready File Printing By Using Ftp Through A Browser

    Print-ready file printing by using FTP on a direct network connection If the HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printer uses a direct network connection, use file transfer protocol (FTP) to print a print-ready file. Complete the following steps for the operating system.

  • Page 83

    Type ftp <TCP/IP printer ADDRESS>. For example, if the TCP/IP address is 192.168.0.90, type ftp 192.168.0.90 Press Enter on the keyboard. When prompted for the user name, press Enter. When prompted for the password, press Enter. Type bin at the command prompt.

  • Page 84: Print-ready Printing By Using A Local Windows Port, Windows 98 Or Windows Me

    At a command prompt, type copy /b <FILENAME> <PORTNAME>, where <FILENAME> is the name of the print-ready file (including the path) and <PORTNAME> is the name of the appropriate printer port (such as LPT1). For example, at the c:\> command prompt, type copy / b c:\SAMPLE_DOC.pdf lpt1...

  • Page 85: Print-ready File Printing In A Windows Network

    At a command prompt, type copy/b <FILENAME> <PORTNAME>, where <FILENAME> is the name of the print-ready file (including the path) and <PORTNAME> is the name of the appropriate printer port (such as LPT1). For example, type C:\>copy /b c:\SAMPLE_DOC.pdf lpt1...

  • Page 86: File Printing By Using The Hp Laserjet Utility (mac Os 9.x Only)

    HP LaserJet Utility by downloading the latest product installer from www.hp.com. After you have the HP LaserJet Utility and you know the location of the print-ready file that you want to print, you are ready to begin the command-line printing process.

  • Page 87: Job Stream Output, Driver-feature Comparison In Various Operating Systems

    PCL 5e Driver, HP Traditional PCL 6 Driver, and PS Emulation Driver. The printing-system drivers for Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003 are the new HP unidrivers, with a user interface look and feel that is consistent across the HP PCL 6 Unidriver, HP PCL 5e Unidriver, and PS Emulation Unidriver.

  • Page 88: Pjl/pjl Encoding 7, Job Tracking 7

    (UUID) Reliable Time - born on date (PJL DMINFO) Born on Date (PJL TIMESTAMP) Sending user name with every job Windows NT 4.0 HP traditional driver emulation emulation Windows NT 4.0 HP traditional driver emulation emulation Windows 98, Me...

  • Page 89: Connectivity, Bidirectional Communication

    Windows Server 2003 Driver type HP unidriver Driver Parallel (direct connect) Network – TCP/IP Network - AppleTalk USB (direct connect) USB (direct connect) via 1284.4 (HP DOT4/7.1.3) USB (direct connect) via 7.1.2 (Apple USB Print) Wireless 802.11 Rendezvous Bidirectional communication Table 2-13...

  • Page 90: Bundle Support, Hp Driver Preconfiguration

    Driver Language Monitor MasterMon, a pseudo-language monitor that is used for all HP LaserJet products for the duplex communication channel with bidirectional communication products and to insert PJL commands into the job stream. It loads TCPMON for TCP/IP ports. HP Driver Preconfiguration...

  • Page 91: Tray And Paper Assignment, Installable Options

    Total memory DWS (available memory) Additional source trays Font DIMM Installer Mopier enabled Job storage enabled Technology background information Windows NT 4.0 HP traditional driver emulation emulation Windows NT 4.0 HP traditional driver emulation emulation Windows 98, Me Macintosh HP traditional driver...

  • Page 92: Ui Features, Help Features 7

    Driver type HP unidriver Driver What's this Help (F1) Help button Bubble Help MS Windows "?" Help Constraint Help Windows NT 4.0 HP traditional driver emulation emulation Windows NT 4.0 HP traditional driver emulation emulation Windows 98, Me Macintosh HP traditional driver...

  • Page 93: Quick Sets 7, Paper Sizes 7, Media Types

    Combined Media Types & Sources in program (always NO driver UI switch) Combined Media Types & Sources in program Technology background information Windows NT 4.0 HP traditional driver emulation emulation Windows NT 4.0 HP traditional driver emulation emulation Windows NT 4.0...

  • Page 94: Job Storage

    Automatic job and user name Job storage override Job Storage features are available only in Mac OS 9.x. They are not available for Mac OS X. Windows NT 4.0 HP traditional driver emulation emulation Windows NT 4.0 HP traditional driver...

  • Page 95: Print-quality And Resolution, Reordering Options

    Halftoning Halftoning - Custom Rendering mode (automatic) Send graphics as vector Send graphics as raster Send page as raster Use HP MEt / Use More Memory Manually Print on 2nd Side / Print on REt (Laser) Scale patterns (WYSIWYG) Reordering Options...

  • Page 96: Resizing Options 8, Other Document Options 8

    Windows Server 2003 Driver type HP unidriver Driver Orientation (Portrait/ Landscape) Rotate by 180 degrees Number of copies Windows NT 4.0 HP traditional driver emulation emulation Windows NT 4.0 HP traditional driver emulation emulation Windows NT 4.0 HP traditional driver...

  • Page 97: Watermarks 8

    Watermark font size Watermark font style Locally defined watermarks Mac OS 8.5 through 9.x only; not supported by Mac X or later. Technology background information Windows NT 4.0 HP traditional driver emulation emulation Windows NT 4.0 HP traditional driver emulation emulation...

  • Page 98: Alternative Source/paper Type, Printing Destination

    Operating system Windows XP (32-bit), Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003 Driver type HP unidriver Driver Main bin Windows NT 4.0 HP traditional driver emulation emulation Windows NT 4.0 HP traditional driver emulation emulation Windows 98, Me Macintosh HP traditional driver...

  • Page 99: Finishing Options, Font Support

    General device font support Font substitution Arabic, Cyrillic, Hebrew, Greek device Send TrueType as Bitmap Technology background information Windows NT 4.0 HP traditional driver emulation emulation Windows NT 4.0 HP traditional driver emulation emulation Windows 98, Me Macintosh HP traditional driver...

  • Page 100: Postscript-specific Features

    Printing Preferences Postscript language level Send postscript error handler Mirrored output Negative output Output options Optimize for speed Windows NT 4.0 HP traditional driver emulation emulation Windows XP Windows NT 4.0 HP unidriver HP traditional driver PS emulation PS emulation...

  • Page 101

    Archive format Levels of gray Fit to page TrueType font download option Outline Bitmap Native TrueType Technology background information Windows XP Windows NT 4.0 Windows 98, Me HP unidriver HP traditional driver PS emulation PS emulation PS emulation Macintosh Postscript Postscript...

  • Page 102

    2 Software description...

  • Page 103

    ■ HP Traditional PCL 6 Driver and HP Traditional PCL 5e Driver features. This section describes the HP traditional PCL 6 and PCL 5e drivers for Windows 98, Windows Me, and Windows NT 4.0. ■ HP Traditional Postscript 3 Emulation Driver (PS Emulation Driver) features. This section describes the PS Emulation Driver for Windows 98, Windows Me, and Windows NT 4.0.

  • Page 104: Access To Print Drivers In Windows Nt 4.0, Document Defaults... Driver Tabs

    Job Storage tab ■ Basics tab The HP driver tabs are indicated by the HP logo appearing in the lower-left corner of the driver tab. Only HP tabs are documented in this STR. 3 HP traditional print drivers for Windows...

  • Page 105: Properties Driver Tabs, Access To Print Drivers In Windows 98 And Windows Me, Help System

    Basics ■ Configure Help system The HP Traditional PCL 6 Driver and the HP Traditional PCL 5e Driver include a full-featured Help system to provide assistance with printing and configuration options. HP traditional PCL 6 and PCL 5e driver features...

  • Page 106: What's This? Help, Context-sensitive Help, Incompatible Options Messages, Bubble Help

    Bubble Help features a graphical icon that resembles a cartoon speech bubble with a lowercase "i" in it, representing the international symbol for information. The following illustration shows a Bubble Help icon on a driver tab. 3 HP traditional print drivers for Windows...

  • Page 107: Finishing Tab Features

    Finishing tab features Use the Finishing tab to print booklets and control the media output. The following illustration shows the Finishing tab. HP traditional PCL 6 and PCL 5e driver features...

  • Page 108: Print Task Quick Sets

    Use the Print Task Quick Sets setting to store the current combination of driver settings that appear on all of the other print driver tabs. Print Task Quick Sets are either preset by network-administrator 3 HP traditional print drivers for Windows...

  • Page 109: Default Print Settings 9

    The following table shows the default settings for Print Task Quick Sets. See Preconfiguration for information about preconfigurable driver settings. Table 3-1 Print Task Quick Set default values for the HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printer Driver feature Feature setting location Print on Both Sides...

  • Page 110: Of Normal Size 1, Watermarks 1

    Table 3-1 Print Task Quick Set default values for the HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printer (continued) Driver feature Feature setting location Print document on Effects tab, Fit to Page group box % of normal size Effects tab, Fit to Page group box...

  • Page 111: User Guide Print Settings, Document Options

    Table 3-1 Print Task Quick Set default values for the HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printer (continued) Driver feature Feature setting location Windows user name Job Storage tab, User Name group box Job name Job Storage tab, Job Name group box...

  • Page 112: Correct Order For Rear Bin, Print On Both Sides 9, Automatically Printing On Both Sides

    Correct Order for Rear Bin The HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printers have a door in the back that can be opened to allow the paper to go straight out the back of the printer. This bin can be used to minimize curl and avoid jams with heavier paper, such as cardstock.

  • Page 113

    Manually printing on the second side of a page is available when you are using the HP Traditional PCL 6 Driver or the HP Traditional PCL 5e Driver. The PS Emulation Driver does not support the manual duplexing feature. If a duplexing unit is installed and manual duplexing is enabled in the driver, the printer automatically duplexes media types that are supported by automatic duplexing (Letter, A4, Legal, 8.5 x 13, and Executive (JIS) only), and forces manual printing on both sides for...

  • Page 114: Flip Pages Up

    Long-side binding is for print jobs with pages that read by turning like the pages of a book. Flip Pages Up selected Flip Pages Up not selected Short-edge binding Long-edge binding Long-edge binding Short-edge binding 3 HP traditional print drivers for Windows...

  • Page 115: Booklet Printing, Book And Booklet Printing, Pages Per Sheet 1, Printing A Booklet

    Book and Booklet Printing The HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printer supports both book and booklet printing. A book is a print job that consists of at least two pages and that can have a different media type for the front cover, first page, other pages, last page, or back cover.

  • Page 116: Printing A Book

    The Pages per Sheet drop- down menu provides six settings: ■ 1 page per sheet (this is the default) ■ 2 pages per sheet Paper tab features in this chapter. 3 HP traditional print drivers for Windows...

  • Page 117: Print Page Borders, Page Order, Document Preview Image

    The document preview image is a line-drawn image of a page that represents graphics and text. The document preview image is always oriented so that the contents of the page are right-side-up. The HP traditional PCL 6 and PCL 5e driver features...

  • Page 118: Print Quality Group Box, Print Quality Details For The Hp Traditional Pcl 6 Driver

    Best Quality option. The Faster Printing setting uses a resolution of 300 dpi for the HP Traditional PCL 5e Driver and 600 dpi for the HP Traditional PCL 6 Driver. Select the Best Quality option to print documents at the optimal resolution for your product. This option provides the best print quality but will print slightly slower than the Faster Printing option.

  • Page 119: Current Setting, Font Settings, Output Settings

    Figure 3-7 Print Quality Details dialog box for the HP Traditional PCL 6 Driver The following options are available: ■ Current Setting group box ■ Font Settings group box ■ Output Settings group box Current Setting The Current Setting group box contains a status message indicating which print quality setting is currently in use.

  • Page 120: Print Quality Details For The Hp Traditional Pcl 5e Driver, Resolution, Resolution Enhancement Technology (ret)

    Print Quality Details for the HP Traditional PCL 5e Driver The default print quality setting for the HP Traditional PCL 5e Driver is “Best Quality” rather than “Faster Printing.” The Print Quality Details dialog box for the HP Traditional PCL 5e Driver provides the options for print-quality settings in as shown in the following illustration.

  • Page 121: Graphics Settings, Current Setting

    This is the "Best Quality" setting (or This is the “Faster Printing” setting) to This is a "Custom" setting. Graphics Settings The Graphics Settings group box in the HP Traditional PCL 5e Driver has settings for the graphics- rendering mode. The following Rendering Mode: option buttons are available: ■...

  • Page 122: Font Settings, Output Settings, Resolution, Resolution Enhancement Technology (ret), Scale Patterns (wysiwyg)

    Use this feature to turn off the pattern scaling. What you lose is WYSIWYG with patterns, but the printed result might look better. The feature works only with programs that use vector hatch patterns. This option is selected by default. 3 HP traditional print drivers for Windows...

  • Page 123: Print All Text As Black

    The Effects tab is used to create unique media effects such as scaling and watermarks. The following illustration shows the Effects tab. Figure 3-9 Effects tab The Effects tab contains the following controls: ■ Print Task Quick Sets group box ■ Fit to Page group box HP traditional PCL 6 and PCL 5e driver features...

  • Page 124: Fit To Page Group Box, Print Task Quick Sets, Print Document On, Scale To Fit

    If the document size is smaller, then it is centered within the target media. The following illustration shows preview images for a document formatted for Legal-size media with the Print Document On option selected, and the target size specified as Letter. Finishing tab features. 3 HP traditional print drivers for Windows...

  • Page 125: Watermarks 1

    Pages per Sheet (on the Finishing tab) is not 1. Watermarks Use the Watermarks feature to select a watermark, create your own custom watermarks (text only), or edit an existing watermark. HP traditional PCL 6 and PCL 5e driver features...

  • Page 126: Watermarks Drop-down Menu, First Page Only 1, Edit

    Page Only is turned off, four watermarks appear on the physical page (one on each logical page). Edit Click Edit, and the Watermark Details dialog box appears. The following illustration shows the Watermark Details dialog box. 3 HP traditional print drivers for Windows...

  • Page 127: Current Watermarks

    To create a new watermark, click New. The new watermark appears in the Current Watermarks list and in the Watermark Message edit box as Untitled until you name it. To name the new watermark, type the selected watermark text in the Watermark Message edit box. HP traditional PCL 6 and PCL 5e driver features...

  • Page 128: Watermark Message, Message Angle, Document Preview Image, Font Attributes, Name

    The Font Attributes group box contains the following controls: ■ Name ■ Color ■ Shading ■ Size ■ Style Name The Name drop-down menu lists TrueType fonts that are currently installed on the system. The default is language-dependent. 3 HP traditional print drivers for Windows...

  • Page 129: Color, Shading, Size, Style, Default Settings, Paper Tab Features

    Use the Paper tab to specify the size, type, and source of the media. You can also use this tab to indicate different paper-selection choices for the front cover, first page, other pages, last page, and back cover of the document. The following illustration shows the Paper tab. HP traditional PCL 6 and PCL 5e driver features...

  • Page 130

    Document Defaults driver tabs. Print task quick sets are either preset (by the administrator) or user-defined printing specifications, such as media size and pages per sheet. For more information, see Finishing tab features. 3 HP traditional print drivers for Windows...

  • Page 131: Paper Options

    That is, if the print job uses Letter- size media, any option that you select from the available Use Different Paper/Covers options must also use Letter-size media. HP traditional PCL 6 and PCL 5e driver features...

  • Page 132: Use Different Paper/covers, Source Is

    Type is The Type is: drop-down menu shows all of the media types that the HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printer supports. When you use the default setting, Unspecified, the product uses the default media type, which is usually Plain.

  • Page 133: Custom

    The Custom button is not available when Use Different Paper/Covers is selected and any setting other than First Page is also selected. Figure 3-14 Custom Paper Size dialog box HP traditional PCL 6 and PCL 5e driver features or 43 to 53 lb.) Media attributes section of this guide.

  • Page 134: Name

    Save, Delete, or Rename section. 3 HP traditional print drivers for Windows...

  • Page 135: Save, Delete, Or Rename

    Drop-down menu contents Untitled <user-typed text> <name of saved item> <user-typed text> HP traditional PCL 6 and PCL 5e driver features Button label Action Save Click Save. Type something into the Name drop-down menu. Change the width or height values.

  • Page 136: Custom Size (width And Height Controls), Custom Width And Height Control Limits

    Custom width and height control limits The minimum media size for the HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printer is 76.2 x 127 mm (3 x 5 inches) and the maximum is 215.9 x 355.6 mm (8.5 x 14 inches). The following table summarizes media size limits for each media-handling device.

  • Page 137: Dynamic Measurement Units, Use Different Paper/covers, Close, Paper And Envelope Icons

    Use Different Paper/Covers You can print books that are comprised of different media types using the Use Different Paper/ Covers options. HP traditional PCL 6 and PCL 5e driver features And the button says Then this happens when the Close...

  • Page 138: First

    The following illustration shows the appearance of the Paper Options group box when you select the Use Different Paper/Covers check box. The First Page setting is selected by default. Figure 3-15 First Page options 3 HP traditional print drivers for Windows...

  • Page 139: Front Cover

    Front Cover options The following are the Front Cover options: ■ Add a Blank or Preprinted Cover check box ■ Source is: drop-down menu ■ Type is: drop-down menu HP traditional PCL 6 and PCL 5e driver features Source Type...

  • Page 140: Other

    The Type is: drop-down menu shows all of the media types that the product supports. For more information about the Type is: drop-down menu settings, see the description for Type is: in the section of this chapter. Type is section of Source Type 3 HP traditional print drivers for Windows...

  • Page 141: Last, Back Cover

    Back Cover Use the Back Cover options to include a blank or preprinted back cover on a document. The following illustration shows the Back Cover setting and options. HP traditional PCL 6 and PCL 5e driver features Source Type...

  • Page 142: Document Preview Image

    Document Defaults driver tabs except the Job Storage tab. For more information about the document preview image, see the Finishing tab features section of this chapter. Type is section of 3 HP traditional print drivers for Windows...

  • Page 143: Product Image, Job Storage Tab Features, Job Storage Tab 1

    On the Paper tab, only source trays have product image hot spots and can be highlighted. Job Storage tab features You can store print jobs in the HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printer memory for printing at a later time. These job-storage features are described in the following sections.

  • Page 144

    The following illustration shows the Job Storage tab. Figure 3-20 Job Storage tab The Job Storage tab contains the following controls: ■ Print Task Quick Sets group box ■ Status group box (unlabeled) ■ Job Storage Mode group box 3 HP traditional print drivers for Windows...

  • Page 145: Status Group Box, Print Task Quick Sets, Job Storage Mode 1, Proof And Hold

    Storage tab. Job Storage Mode Use the Job Storage Mode options on the HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printer to store documents at the product and then control their printing at the product control panel. The HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printers offer the following Job Storage Mode options: ■...

  • Page 146: Job Notification, Private Job, Using A Pin For Private Job

    The dialog box shows the user name and job name that are associated with the stored print job, as well as the product name, port, and location. Using a PIN for Private Job. 3 HP traditional print drivers for Windows...

  • Page 147: User Name, Job Name, Using Job Storage Features When Printing

    Click Properties. The Properties dialog box appears. Click the Job Storage tab. Select one of the job-storage options (described previously) by clicking the appropriate option button, and then complete any required fields. Click OK. HP traditional PCL 6 and PCL 5e driver features...

  • Page 148: Basics Tab Features, Releasing A Job Storage Print Job, Deleting A Job Storage Print Job

    You can also use it to retrieve information about the driver. button. The number in the product control-panel display ELECT button. The number in the product control-panel display ELECT button. ELECT button. ELECT button. ELECT button. ELECT 3 HP traditional print drivers for Windows...

  • Page 149

    Print Task Quick Sets are either preset (by the administrator) or user-defined printing specifications, such as media size and pages per sheet. For more information, see the HP traditional PCL 6 and PCL 5e driver features Finishing tab features section of this chapter.

  • Page 150: Copies, Orientation, Document Preview Image

    About When you click the About button on the Basics tab, or you click the HP logo on any of the driver Document Defaults tabs, the About This Driver dialog box appears. To close the About box, click Finishing...

  • Page 151

    The Configuration Status group box indicates whether the driver was autoconfigured, whether administrator preferences were set, the date the driver was last configured, and whether the configuration is default or user-defined. HP traditional PCL 6 and PCL 5e driver features...

  • Page 152: Nt Forms Tab Features

    Use the NT Forms tab to specify which media sizes and types are loaded in each of the available source trays. This constrains the choices that are available in the Size and Type lists on the Paper tab in the Document Defaults section of the driver. 3 HP traditional print drivers for Windows...

  • Page 153: Configure Tab Features, Configuring The Trays

    ■ The This Tray Contains/Size (Forms) drop-down menu contains a list of standard media sizes that the HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printers support, as well as any custom forms that are defined in the Paper tab. ■...

  • Page 154: Printer Model

    Product image Printer Model In the Printer Model group box, the driver title depends on the product model being used. Selection of any model from the Printer Model drop-down menu makes the appropriate changes to other configuration options on the tab.

  • Page 155: Paper Handling Options, Duplexing Unit

    Optional Paper Sources drop-down menu Duplexing Unit The HP LaserJet 2420d, 2420dn, and 2430dtn printer models are equipped with automatic 2-sided printing (duplexing), which allows you to print on both sides of supported media. Automatic two-sided printing is not supported for certain media types, including transparencies, labels, envelopes, and cardstock.

  • Page 156: Allow Manual Duplexing, Mopier Enabled, Mopier Mode And Collation

    The HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printers support the transmit-once mopying feature when the product has a minimum total memory of 80 MB, and the Mopier Enabled setting on the Configure tab is on.

  • Page 157: Other Options, Optional Paper Sources, More Configuration Options

    , its input accessories, and the product configuration settings on the Configure tab. For the HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printer, the following settings are available in the Optional Paper Sources drop-down menu: ■...

  • Page 158: Storage, Fonts

    When the check box is selected, the Configure button is enabled. Click the Configure button to open the Configure Font Card(s) dialog box. If the Font 3 HP traditional print drivers for Windows...

  • Page 159

    Click Add. The Add Font Card dialog box appears. Click Browse. The Font Card Files dialog box appears. Find and select the appropriate Printer Cartridge Metrics (PCM) file that came with the font card. Click OK. If you want to, you can specify a Font Card Name in the Add Font Card dialog box.

  • Page 160: Include Types In Application Source List, Alternative Letterhead Mode, Ignore Application Collation, Printer Memory

    NOTE When using font cards with the HP traditional PCL 6 and PCL 5e drivers: To install screen fonts that match the font card, use the .HPB file that is specifically designed to work with that card. If no screen fonts exist for the card, use the .PCM file that is specifically designed to work with that card.

  • Page 161: Configuration Section 4, Automatic Configuration, Printer Image, Allow Scaling From Large Paper

    Automatic configuration If you have modified the configuration of the HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printer since installation, click the Update Now button to automatically reflect the new configuration in the driver.

  • Page 162: Access To Print Drivers, Access To Print Drivers In Windows Nt 4.0

    When you install the printing-system software in Windows 98 or Windows Me, the HP Traditional PCL 6 Driver is installed by default. The HP Traditional PCL 5e Driver and the PS Emulation Driver can be installed by performing a Custom Installation. When you install the print drivers in Windows NT 4.0, you must use the Add Printer install method to install the PS Emulation Driver.

  • Page 163: Access To Print-driver Settings In Windows 98 And Windows Me, Properties Driver Tabs

    Adobe with the HP LaserJet PostScript 3 emulation PPD, which is available on the HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printer software CD or from the HP Web site. When using the Adobe PostScript print driver, users must comply with all Adobe licensing agreements, as stated on the Adobe Web site at www.adobe.com/support/downloads/license.html.

  • Page 164: What's This Help, Context-sensitive Help, Page Setup Tab Features

    When you press the Help button on a driver tab or in a dialog box, a context-sensitive Help message appears. Page Setup tab features The Page Setup tab controls media and finishing options for the HP PS Emulation Driver. The following illustration shows the Page Setup tab. Figure 3-27...

  • Page 165: Advanced Tab Features 1

    It only appears if the duplexer is installed. Advanced tab features The Advanced tab controls the settings for output, graphics, and product features. The following illustration shows the Advanced tab. Figure 3-28 Advanced tab HP Traditional Postscript 3 Emulation Driver features...

  • Page 166: Paper/output 1, Graphic 1, Document Options

    Download as Softfont. Use this setting when your document has overlapping text and graphics. Document Options The following Document Options settings are available: ■ Page Layout (N-up) Option ■ PostScript Options ■ Printer Features Page Setup tab 3 HP traditional print drivers for Windows...

  • Page 167: Page Layout Option, Postscript Options

    In some instances, however, you would still use level 1. For example, if you are printing a file to disk and that file will be printed by someone who has a level-1 printer, you would need to select level 1. The PostScript Language Level spin box offers settings 1 through 3.

  • Page 168: Printer Features

    Standard ■ Watermark. The following settings are available: ■ None (default) ■ Draft ■ Company Confidential ■ Company Proprietary ■ Company Private ■ Confidential ■ Copy ■ Copyright ■ File Copy ■ Final 3 HP traditional print drivers for Windows...

  • Page 169

    Narrow Outline ■ Medium Outline (default) ■ Wide Outline ■ Wide Halo Outline ■ Filled ■ Watermark Intensity ■ Darkest ■ Darker ■ Dark ■ Medium Dark ■ Medium (default) ■ Medium Light HP Traditional Postscript 3 Emulation Driver features...

  • Page 170: Job Storage Tab Features, Job Storage Tab 1

    First Page Only Job Storage tab features Use the job storage feature to store print jobs in the HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printer memory for printing at a later time. These job-storage features are described in the following sections.

  • Page 171: Job Storage Mode 1, Status Group Box

    Storage tab. Job Storage Mode Use the Job Storage Mode options on the HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printers to store documents at the product and then control their printing at the product control panel. This feature is intended to provide greater flexibility, convenience, security, and cost savings.

  • Page 172: Proof And Hold, Private Job

    The HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printers offer the following Job Storage Mode options: ■ ■ Proof and Hold ■ Private Job These options and the settings that control them are described below. When selected, this option turns the Job Storage feature off (it is disabled), which means that the print job will not be stored in the product.

  • Page 173: Using A Pin For Private Job, Job Identification, User Name, Job Name

    After selecting the Private Job option, you must type in the PIN number at the product control panel in order to make the job print. For more information, see HP Traditional Postscript 3 Emulation Driver features Using a PIN for Private...

  • Page 174: Using Job Storage Features When Printing, Releasing A Job Storage Print Job

    Press the up and down buttons to scroll to the Job Name, and then press the button. The number in the product control-panel display ELECT button. ELECT button. ELECT button. ELECT button. ELECT 3 HP traditional print drivers for Windows...

  • Page 175: Device Settings Tab 1

    The Device Settings tab appears when you open the driver from the Printers folder by selecting and right-clicking the printer, and then clicking Properties for the driver. When the driver is opened from within a software program, the Configure tab is usually not visible.

  • Page 176

    Figure 3-30 Device Settings tab in Windows NT 4.0 The following illustration shows the Device Options tab in Windows 98. 3 HP traditional print drivers for Windows...

  • Page 177: Form To Tray Assignment 1

    (which defines the media size and margins) to each of your product media sources. When a form is matched to a source, you can select the form when you print from your software programs. The product prints from the tray to which that form is assigned. HP Traditional Postscript 3 Emulation Driver features...

  • Page 178: Font Substitution Table, Postscript Configure 1, Available Postscript Memory, Output Protocol

    The trays listed in the Form to Tray Assignment setting include standard trays and optional accessory trays. Generally, items that are installed separately have a separate Installable Options setting. For example, for the HP LaserJet 2430t printer, tray 3 is listed in both the Form to Tray Assignment setting and the Installable Options setting.

  • Page 179: Send Ctrl-d Before Each Job, Send Ctrl-d After Each Job, Job Timeout 1, Wait Timeout

    Ctrl-D might cause a print job to fail if the product is connected through a network. If your document fails to print when sent to a network printer, change Yes to No.

  • Page 180: Installable Options, Duplex Unit (for 2-sided Printing), Mopier Mode, Job Storage, Tray

    Settings tab is Enabled. Job Storage If your HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printer has a minimum of 80 MB of memory, limited job- storage options are available. When job storage is enabled, the product can store print jobs so that you can gain access to those print jobs later at the control panel.

  • Page 181: Printer Memory

    The Job Storage option allows you to store print jobs, and then print them later from the control panel. The multiple-original print (mopy) function is an HP-designed feature that produces multiple, collated copies from a single print job.

  • Page 182

    3 HP traditional print drivers for Windows...

  • Page 183: Introduction 8

    Windows Introduction This chapter describes the features of the HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printer unidrivers. The unidrivers include the HP PCL 6 Unidriver, the HP PCL 5e Unidriver, and the HP Postscript 3 Emulation Unidriver (the PS Emulation Unidriver) for Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003.

  • Page 184: Hp Pcl 6, Hp Pcl 5e, And Ps Emulation Unidriver Features, Access To Print Drivers

    Windows Server 2003, the HP PCL 6 Unidriver is installed by default. The HP PCL 5e Unidriver and the PS Emulation Unidriver can be installed by performing a Custom Installation. The following sections describe the options that are available on each tab of the HP PCL 6, PCL 5e, and the PS emulation unidriver interface.

  • Page 185: Context-sensitive Help, What's This? Help, Incompatible Print Settings Messages

    NOTE Constraint messages are limited for HP unidrivers. The HP unidrivers accept some settings that are illogical or impossible for the product to perform. If you try to print with incompatible settings, the printed documents might have unexpected results because the print driver did not provide feedback that the settings were incompatible.

  • Page 186

    (although most current software programs support these features in the print dialog box or through the software-program page settings). The following illustration shows the Advanced tab. Figure 4-2 The default appearance of the Advanced tab 4 HP PCL 6, HP PCL 5e, and HP PS 3 emulation unidrivers for Windows...

  • Page 187: Copy Count, Paper/output 1, Collated

    Valid entries are numbers from 1 to 9999 for the HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printer. The copies value will not advance from the maximum number (9999) to 1 when the up arrow is used, or change from 1 to the maximum number (9999) when the down arrow is used.

  • Page 188: Graphic Options, Document Options, Advanced Printing Features, Print Optimizations, Printer Features 1

    The following Printer Features are available: ■ Print All Text as Black ■ Send True Type as Bitmap (HP PCL 6 and PCL 5eunidrivers only) ■ ■ Alternative Letterhead Mode 4 HP PCL 6, HP PCL 5e, and HP PS 3 emulation unidrivers for Windows...

  • Page 189: Send Truetype As Bitmap, Print All Text As Black, Alternative Letterhead Mode, Graphics Mode

    Send TrueType as Bitmap NOTE The Send TrueType as Bitmap option is available only in the HP PCL 6 and PCL 5e unidrivers. It is not available in the PS Emulation Unidriver. Send True Type as Bitmap provides an alternative for those software programs that have trouble using TrueType fonts for special graphic purposes such as shading, rotation, or slanting.

  • Page 190: Paper/quality Tab Features, Layout Options, Page Order

    The following illustration shows the Paper/Quality tab. 4 HP PCL 6, HP PCL 5e, and HP PS 3 emulation unidrivers for Windows...

  • Page 191

    Print Task Quick Sets group box that is made on the Paper/Quality tab affects most of the Printing Preferences driver tabs (the Paper/Quality, Effects, Finishing, and Job Storage tabs) because they are all the same control. HP PCL 6, HP PCL 5e, and PS emulation unidriver features...

  • Page 192: Default Print Settings

    The following table shows the default settings for Print Task Quick Sets. See the Preconfiguration section for information about preconfigurable driver settings. Table 4-1 Print Task Quick Set default values for the HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printer Driver feature Feature setting location Correct Order...

  • Page 193

    Table 4-1 Print Task Quick Set default values for the HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printer (continued) Driver feature Feature setting location Orientation Finishing tab, Orientation group box Portrait Rotate by 180 Finishing tab, Orientation group box Off degrees...

  • Page 194

    Table 4-1 Print Task Quick Set default values for the HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printer (continued) Driver feature Feature setting location Watermark Effects tab, Watermark Details Font Size dialog box, Font Attributes group Watermark Effects tab, Watermark Details...

  • Page 195: Type New Quick Set Name Here, User Guide Print Settings

    Table 4-1 Print Task Quick Set default values for the HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printer (continued) Driver feature Feature setting location If Job Name Job Storage tab, Job Name group Exists Preconfigurable by using one of the HP Preconfiguration tools. For more information, See go to www.hp.com/support/lj2410...

  • Page 196

    NotePad, or when you are producing a book or a booklet that does not require different media sizes. 4 HP PCL 6, HP PCL 5e, and HP PS 3 emulation unidrivers for Windows...

  • Page 197

    However, if you close the dialog box without clicking the Save button, any unsaved name or size values are lost without warning. HP PCL 6, HP PCL 5e, and PS emulation unidriver features Media attributes...

  • Page 198: Source Is, Use Different Paper/covers, Paper Size, Units, Custom Width And Height Control Limits

    Custom width and height control limits The minimum media size for the HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printer is 76.2 x 127 mm (3 x 5 inches) and the maximum is 215.9 x 355.6 mm (8.5 x 14 inches). The following table summarizes media size limits for each media-handling device.

  • Page 199

    Type is The Type is: drop-down menu shows all the media types that the HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printers support. When you use the default setting, Unspecified, the printer uses the default media type, which is usually Plain.

  • Page 200

    The following illustration shows the Front Cover setting and options. 4 HP PCL 6, HP PCL 5e, and HP PS 3 emulation unidrivers for Windows...

  • Page 201

    The Type is: drop-down menu shows all of the media types that the product supports. For more information about the Type is: drop-down menu settings, see the Type is: in the this chapter. HP PCL 6, HP PCL 5e, and PS emulation unidriver features section of this chapter. Type is...

  • Page 202

    Any optional media trays that are installed through the Device Settings tab also appear here. For more information about the Source is: setting, see the Source Is section of this chapter. 4 HP PCL 6, HP PCL 5e, and HP PS 3 emulation unidrivers for Windows...

  • Page 203

    Use Different Paper/Covers check box. Figure 4-8 Other Pages options The following Other Pages options are available: ■ Size is: drop-down menu ■ Source is: drop-down menu ■ Type is: drop-down menu HP PCL 6, HP PCL 5e, and PS emulation unidriver features Type...

  • Page 204

    The following illustration shows the appearance of the Paper Options group box when you select the Use Different Paper/Covers check box. Figure 4-9 Last Page options 4 HP PCL 6, HP PCL 5e, and HP PS 3 emulation unidrivers for Windows Type...

  • Page 205: Back Cover

    The following illustration shows the Back Cover setting and options. Figure 4-10 Back Cover setting HP PCL 6, HP PCL 5e, and PS emulation unidriver features Type...

  • Page 206: Print Quality, Document Preview Image

    Print Quality The Print Quality group box contains the Print Quality drop-down box and the EconoMode check box. section of this chapter. 4 HP PCL 6, HP PCL 5e, and HP PS 3 emulation unidrivers for Windows Type is section of...

  • Page 207: Effects Tab Features 1, Effects Tab Features 1

    The default setting for Print Quality is FastRes 1200 for the HP PCL 6 print driver or 600 dpi for the PCL 5e and PS emulation print drivers. This setting controls resolution, which refers to the number of dots per inch (dpi) used to print the page.

  • Page 208: Resizing Options 1, Print Task Quick Sets

    Printing Preferences driver tabs. Print task quick sets are either preset or user-defined printing specifications, such as media size and pages per sheet. For more information, see the Quality tab features section of this guide. 4 HP PCL 6, HP PCL 5e, and HP PS 3 emulation unidrivers for Windows Paper/...

  • Page 209: Actual Size, Print Document On, Scale To Fit

    Legal-size media with the Print Document On check box selected, and the target size specified as Letter. Figure 4-12 Preview images - Legal on Letter; Scale to Fit off (left) and on (right) HP PCL 6, HP PCL 5e, and PS emulation unidriver features...

  • Page 210

    Use the Watermarks feature to choose a watermark, create your own custom watermarks (text only), or edit an existing watermark. The following watermarks are preset in the driver: ■ (none) ■ Confidential ■ Draft 4 HP PCL 6, HP PCL 5e, and HP PS 3 emulation unidrivers for Windows...

  • Page 211

    Cancel does not cancel all of the changes. If you make changes to a watermark, and then select a different watermark or click New, all of the changes made to the previous watermark are saved, and only the current, unsaved changes can be canceled. HP PCL 6, HP PCL 5e, and PS emulation unidriver features...

  • Page 212: Message Angle 1, Current Watermarks, Watermark Message, Font Attributes

    The Font Attributes group box contains the following controls. ■ Name drop-down menu ■ Color drop-down menu ■ Shading drop-down menu ■ Size spin box ■ Style drop-down menu 4 HP PCL 6, HP PCL 5e, and HP PS 3 emulation unidrivers for Windows...

  • Page 213: Shading, Name, Color, Size, Style, Default Settings, Finishing Tab Features

    Bold style. The default point size for preset watermarks is language-dependent, and varies. Finishing tab features Use the Finishing tab to print booklets and control the media output. The following illustration shows the Finishing tab. HP PCL 6, HP PCL 5e, and PS emulation unidriver features...

  • Page 214

    Printing Preferences driver tabs. Print task quick sets are either preset or user-defined printing specifications, such as media size and pages per sheet. For more information, see the Quality tab features section of this guide. 4 HP PCL 6, HP PCL 5e, and HP PS 3 emulation unidrivers for Windows Paper/...

  • Page 215: Document Options, Correct Order For Rear Bin, Automatically Printing On Both Sides

    Correct Order for Rear Bin The HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printers have a door in the back that can be opened to allow the paper to go straight out the back of the printer. This bin can be used to minimize curl and avoid jams with heavier paper, such as cardstock.

  • Page 216: Manually Printing On Both Sides

    Select the Print on Both Sides (Manually) check box to print on the second side of the media for the HP LaserJet 2410, 2420 and 2430 printers that do not have a duplexing unit installed. Also select Print on Both Sides (Manually) on the other HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printer models for media types that are not available when using the automatic duplexing unit, such as cardstock and thick media.

  • Page 217

    By default, the Flip Pages Up check box is not selected. The following table demonstrates the results of selecting this box, depending on the media orientation selected on the Finishing tab. HP PCL 6, HP PCL 5e, and PS emulation unidriver features...

  • Page 218: Booklet Layout, Pages Per Sheet 2, Book And Booklet Printing, Printing A Booklet

    Click the Finishing tab and select the Print on Both Sides check box. Flip Pages Up selected Flip Pages Up not selected Short-edge binding Long-edge binding Long-edge binding Short-edge binding Printing a Booklet 4 HP PCL 6, HP PCL 5e, and HP PS 3 emulation unidrivers for Windows section of...

  • Page 219: Page Order, Print Page Borders, Printing A Book

    Down, then Left The preview document image changes to reflect alterations in these settings, as shown by the examples in the following illustration. HP PCL 6, HP PCL 5e, and PS emulation unidriver features Paper/Quality tab features of this chapter.

  • Page 220: Orientation, Document Preview Image

    You can toggle orientation between portrait and landscape by clicking the document preview image. If you select the Rotate by 180 degrees check box, no change occurs in the document preview image. 4 HP PCL 6, HP PCL 5e, and HP PS 3 emulation unidrivers for Windows...

  • Page 221: Job Storage Tab 2, Job Storage Tab Features

    Job Storage tab features Use the job storage feature to store print jobs in the HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printer memory for printing at a later time. These job-storage features are described in the following sections. The Job Storage tab appears among the driver tabs only if Job Storage is enabled. To support job- storage features for complex jobs, or if you often print complex graphics, print postscript (.PS)

  • Page 222

    Job Storage Mode group box ■ Require PIN group box ■ Job Notification Options group box ■ User Name group box ■ Job Name group box 4 HP PCL 6, HP PCL 5e, and HP PS 3 emulation unidrivers for Windows...

  • Page 223: Job Storage Mode 2, Print Task Quick Sets, Status Group Box, Proof And Hold

    Storage tab. Job Storage Mode Use the Job Storage Mode options on the HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printer to store documents at the product and then control their printing at the product control panel. This feature is intended to provide greater flexibility, convenience, security, and cost savings.

  • Page 224: Private Job, Require Pin, Job Notification, User Name, Job Name

    Custom option button, the text field below the option becomes available. The text field can contain no more than 16 characters. 4 HP PCL 6, HP PCL 5e, and HP PS 3 emulation unidrivers for Windows Using a PIN for...

  • Page 225: Releasing A Job Storage Print Job, Using Job Storage Features When Printing

    Press the up and down buttons to scroll to your User Name, and then press the Press the up and down buttons to scroll to the Job Name, and then press the PRINT is highlighted. HP PCL 6, HP PCL 5e, and PS emulation unidriver features button. ELECT button.

  • Page 226: Deleting A Job Storage Print Job, Device Settings, Properties Tabs 2

    Available options depend on the feature. The following illustration shows the Device Settings tab. button. The number in the product control-panel display ELECT button. The number in the product control-panel display ELECT 4 HP PCL 6, HP PCL 5e, and HP PS 3 emulation unidrivers for Windows button. ELECT button. ELECT...

  • Page 227: Form To Tray Assignment

    A network administrator can use Form to Tray Assignment to specify the media size in each input tray. The HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printers support more than one source of media. You can assign a form (which defines the media size and margins) to each of your printer media sources.

  • Page 228

    Generally, items that are installed separately have a separate Installable Options setting. For example, for the HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printers, tray 3 is listed in both the Form to Tray Assignment setting and the Installable Options setting.

  • Page 229: External Fonts

    External Fonts NOTE The External Fonts option is available only in the HP PCL 6 and PCL 5e unidrivers. It is not available in the PS Emulation Unidriver. Use the External Fonts option to install and remove external fonts for the product. External fonts can be soft fonts or DIMM fonts.

  • Page 230: Installing External Fonts, Removing External Fonts

    Click the Properties button. The HP Font Installer dialog box appears. Type the name and path of the font metric file in the Printer Font File Location text box, or click Browse to locate the file on your computer. The font file names appear in the Font(s) to be Added window.

  • Page 231: Postscript Options, Available Postscript Memory

    Remove. The fonts are removed. Click OK to close the Font Installer dialog box. Postscript options On the HP PS Emulation Unidriver Device Settings tab you will see some additional postscript configuration options. These are shown in the following illustration. Figure 4-21 Device Settings tab for the HP PS Emulation Unidriver The postscript configuration options are described in the following sections.

  • Page 232: Output Protocol, Send Ctrl-d Before Each Job, Send Ctrl-d After Each Job

    This control specifies how long the document can take to get from the computer to the product before the product stops trying to print the document. If you specify 0 seconds, the product continues trying 4 HP PCL 6, HP PCL 5e, and HP PS 3 emulation unidrivers for Windows...

  • Page 233: Wait Timeout, Installable Options, Minimum Font Size To Download As Outline

    Document Defaults. The default setting is 600 pixels. You can use the spin box to change this value to a maximum of 32,767 pixels. Installable Options This section provides information to configure the printing options that you can install for the HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printers. The following controls are available: ■ Automatic Configuration ■...

  • Page 234: Tray, Duplex Unit (for 2-sided Printing), Allow Manual Duplexing, Printer Memory, Job Storage, Mopier Mode

    Job Storage If your HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printer has a minimum of 80 MB of memory, limited job- storage options are available. When job storage is enabled, the product can store print jobs so that you can gain access to those print jobs later at the control panel.

  • Page 235: Postscript Passthrough, Mopier Mode And Collation

    One copy of a multiple-page print job is transmitted once through the network to the product, together with a printer job language (PJL) command that directs the product to make the specified number of copies.

  • Page 236: About Tab

    The information varies according to the HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printer model number, driver, date, and versions. The About tab is shown in the following illustration.

  • Page 237

    Installing the Windows printing- system components This chapter contains information about the following topics: ● Supported Windows operating systems ● System requirements ● Font support ● Installation instructions...

  • Page 238: Supported Windows Operating Systems

    If your computer is running a 64-bit Windows OS, you must install the corresponding 64-bit print driver. For instructions, see NOTE The HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printer has not been tested with and does not support the Windows 3.1x or Windows 95 operating systems. Installing print drivers by using the Add Printer 5 Installing the Windows printing-system components feature.

  • Page 239: System Requirements

    System requirements The following are the system requirements for installing and using the HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printing-system software on each of the supported operating systems: ■ Pentium® or compatible processor ■ Minimum 16-color/grayscale display with 640-by-480 pixel resolution (video graphics array [VGA]) ■...

  • Page 240: Basic Fonts, Default Fonts 2, Font Support

    ■ Wingdings ■ Courier New ■ Times New Roman Default fonts The following default fonts are installed through a typical installation of the HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printing-system software. Table 5-1 Default fonts File name Font name ALBR85W.TTF Albertus Extra Bold ALBR55W.TTF...

  • Page 241

    Table 5-1 Default fonts (continued) File name Font name CGTR45W.TTF CG Times CGTR65W.TTF CG Times Bold CGTR66W.TTF CG Times Bold Italic CGTR46W.TTF CG Times Italic CLAR67W.TTF Clarendon Condensed Bold CORONET.TTF Coronet CPSR45W.TTF CourierPS CPSR65W.TTF CourierPS Bold CPSR66W.TTF CourierPS Bold Oblique CPSR46W.TTF CourierPS Oblique GARR45W.TTF...

  • Page 242

    Table 5-1 Default fonts (continued) File name Font name LETR46W.TTF Letter Gothic Italic MARIGOLD.TTF Marigold NCSR75W.TTF New Century Schoolbook Bold NCSR76W.TTF New Century Schoolbook Bold Italic NCSR56W.TTF New Century Schoolbook Italic NCSR55W.TTF New Century Schoolbook Roman PALR65W.TTF Palatino Bold PALR66W.TTF Palatino Bold Italic PALR46W.TTF Palatino Italic...

  • Page 243

    Table 5-2 Additional PS emulation fonts (continued) File name Font name PS_11846.TTF Antique Olive Roman Italic PS_24516.TTF Apple Chancery Italic PS_12704.TTF Bodoni Poster PS_14508.TTF Bodoni PosterCompressed PS_12581.TTF BodoniPS PS_12585.TTF BodoniPS Bold PS_12586.TTF BodoniPS Bold Italic PS_12582.TTF BodoniPS Italic PS_24517.TTF Candid PS_24518.TTF Chicago PS_14513.TTF...

  • Page 244

    Table 5-2 Additional PS emulation fonts (continued) File name Font name PS_10695.TTF Goudy Bold Italic PS_12545.TTF Goudy ExtraBold PS_12543.TTF Goudy Italic PS_14526.TTF Helvetica Condensed PS_14528.TTF Helvetica Condensed Bold PS_14529.TTF Helvetica Condensed Bold Italic PS_14527.TTF Helvetica Condensed Italic PS_24519.TTF Hoefler Text PS_24521.TTF Hoefler Text Black PS_24522.TTF...

  • Page 245

    Table 5-2 Additional PS emulation fonts (continued) File name Font name PS_11545.TTF StempelGaramond Roman PS_11547.TTF StempelGaramond Roman Bold PS_11548.TTF StempelGaramond Roman Bold Italic PS_14507.TTF Taffy PS_13501.TTF Univers 45 Light PS_14023.TTF Univers 45 Light Bold PS_14024.TTF Univers 45 Light Bold Italic PS_13502.TTF Univers 45 Light Italic PS_14030.TTF...

  • Page 246: General Installation For Windows 98, Me, 2000, And Xp Operating Systems

    The are included on the printing-system software CD, but are not included in the printing-system installer. If the HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printer is connected through a file or print server, the printing-system software must first be installed on the server before being installed on any client systems.

  • Page 247: Installing From A Network Or From Downloaded Files, Detailed Windows Installation

    The result of clicking these buttons is explained in context below. Modifying a pre-existing installation If an HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printer has been installed previously on your system, the appearance of the main install screen changes on the CD Browser, and the install printer setting changes to modify installation.

  • Page 248: Typical Installation Dialog Box Sequence

    The dialog boxes shown in this chapter appear in the Windows XP Pro installation sequence. The order and appearance of dialog boxes can vary among operating systems. The typical installation includes the following components: ■ HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 PCL 6 driver ■ Screen fonts ■...

  • Page 249

    NOTE The components of a typical installation might vary from product to product. When you select the Install Printer option from the HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printer software CD, the Choose Setup Language dialog box appears. Installation instructions...

  • Page 250

    NOTE The Choose Setup Language dialog box lists only the languages that are available on the HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printing-system software CD. The installer automatically detects the language that your computer system uses and presents this selection as the default.

  • Page 251

    Printer installation method to install the HP Traditional PCL 6 Driver, the HP Traditional PCL 5e Driver, and the PS Emulation Driver for the HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printer. If you try using the regular installation method in a Windows NT 4.0 operating...

  • Page 252

    Figure 5-5 Welcome dialog box Clicking Software License Agreement takes you to the HP Software License Agreement dialog box. Clicking Installation Notes opens the file LJ24X0_INSTALL-NOTE_ENWW.HTM Clicking Next takes you to the Printer Connection dialog box. 5 Installing the Windows printing-system components...

  • Page 253

    Figure 5-6 HP Software License Agreement dialog box Clicking OK returns you to the Welcome dialog box. Installation instructions...

  • Page 254

    Figure 5-7 Printer Connection dialog box NOTE This product does not support infrared connections. If you select Connected directly to this computer (a direct connection that uses a parallel cable or universal serial bus cable), clicking Next takes you to the Connector Type dialog box, and then to the Model dialog box.

  • Page 255

    Clicking Next takes you to the Installation Type dialog box. To continue with the default installation sequence, see Figure 5-19 Installation Type dialog box If you select Connected via the network in the Printer Connection dialog box, clicking Next takes you to the Network Setup dialog box. Installation instructions...

  • Page 256

    If you select Basic network setup for a PC or server, clicking Next takes you to the Identify Printer dialog box. This is the default selection. If you select Client setup for client-server printing, clicking Next initiates a series of question dialog boxes that help you determine the best connection-type option to use.

  • Page 257

    Figure 5-10 Connection Type dialog box Clicking Parallel Cable and then clicking Next takes you to the Cable Connection dialog box. Clicking USB Cable and then clicking Next takes you to the Cable Connection dialog box. Clicking Network Cable and then clicking Next takes you to the Print Job Management dialog box. Installation instructions...

  • Page 258

    Figure 5-11 Cable Connection dialog box Clicking A Jetdirect Print Server, and then clicking Next takes you to the Print Job Management dialog box. Clicking Another PC (not this PC), and then Next takes you to the Recommended Network Setup dialog box.

  • Page 259

    Figure 5-12 Print Job Management dialog box Clicking either selection takes you to the Recommended Network Setup dialog box. Installation instructions...

  • Page 260

    Figure 5-13 Recommended Network Setup dialog box Clicking Next takes you to the Identify Printer dialog box. 5 Installing the Windows printing-system components...

  • Page 261

    If a printer is found, the Printer Found dialog box appears, with a list of matching products that have been found on the network.

  • Page 262

    Figure 5-15 Specify Printer dialog box You can specify a printer by selecting of the following options and typing in the required information: ■ Hardware Address (MAC) ■ IP Address ■ IP Hostname ■ IPX Address Clicking Help takes you to context-sensitive HTML help.

  • Page 263

    Printer Found dialog box Clicking Help takes you to context-sensitive HTML help. Clicking Yes, install this printer and clicking Next takes you to the Confirm Settings dialog box. Clicking No, install a different printer takes you to the Check Cable Connection dialog box, advising you to make sure the cable is properly connected, and giving you the option of searching again for a network printer or specifying a printer by address.

  • Page 264

    Figure 5-17 Confirm Settings dialog box Clicking Change TCP/IP Settings takes you to the Confirm Changing Setting dialog box and then on to the Set Network Protocol dialog box. Clicking Help takes you to context-sensitive HTML help. Clicking Next takes you to the Installation Type dialog box . Clicking Cancel takes you to the Exit Setup dialog box.

  • Page 265

    Figure 5-18 Set Network Protocol dialog box Clicking Change Settings... makes the text boxes active so that you can type a different IP Address, Subnet Mask, or Gateway address. Clicking Next takes you to the Confirm Settings dialog box and then to the Installation Type dialog box.

  • Page 266

    Clicking Typical Installation (Recommended) and then clicking Next, takes you to the Printer Name dialog box. Clicking Minimum Installation and then clicking Next takes you to the Printer Name dialog box. NOTE The Minimum Installation option installs only those components necessary for basic printing.

  • Page 267

    As shown in this screen shot, the PCL 5 driver is not an available option in this installation program. HP PCL 5 drivers must be installed using the Add Printer wizard. Clicking the Space button opens the Disk Space Requirements dialog box, which shows the amount of available space on your hard drive and advises you if there is not enough space for the features you have selected.

  • Page 268

    Printer Name dialog box Selecting the Use this printer as the default printer for Windows-based programs check box sets the HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printer as your default printer. Clicking Next takes you to the Printer Sharing dialog box.

  • Page 269

    The Printer Sharing dialog box does not appear if your computer is running Windows 98 or Windows Me. Clicking Not shared and then clicking Next takes you to the Printer Location and Comment dialog box. Clicking Share as: causes the text box to become active. Typing the share name and then clicking Next takes you to the Client Driver Support dialog box.

  • Page 270

    The Client Driver Support dialog box does not appear if the computer is running Windows 98 or Windows Me. The Windows 95/98/Me check box allows you to share this printer with Windows 95, 98 or Me systems. When selected, the installation program installs the driver for those systems onto your computer.

  • Page 271

    Figure 5-24 Printer Location and Comment dialog box In the Location text box, you can type the physical location of the printer. In the Comment text box, you can type any additional information that might be helpful to users. Clicking Next takes you to the Ready to Install dialog box.

  • Page 272

    Figure 5-25 Ready to Install dialog box Clicking Install starts the installation process. When installation is complete, the Finish dialog box appears, as shown in the following illustration. 5 Installing the Windows printing-system components...

  • Page 273: Custom Installation

    Figure 5-26 Finish dialog box Custom Installation Figure 5-27 Features dialog box, Custom Installation Installation instructions...

  • Page 274: Installing Print Drivers By Using The Add Printer Feature

    The custom installation gives you the option of installing the following components: ■ HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 PCL 6 Driver (for direct-connect and network installations) ■ HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 PS Driver (for direct-connect and network installations) ■...

  • Page 275: Installer Customization Wizard For Windows, Running The Installer Customization Wizard, Dialogs

    Administrators can use the Installer Customization Wizard option to customize the HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printer installer by pre-setting the installation options in a response file. To start the utility, click installer customization wizard on the main menu of the software CD browser.

  • Page 276

    The Choose Setup Language dialog box, the InstallShield Wizard dialog box, and the Preparing to Install dialog box appear the same as they appear in the standard installer. After these dialog boxes, the Installer Customization Wizard Welcome dialog box appears. Figure 5-28 Installer Customization Wizard Welcome dialog box Clicking Next takes you to the Language dialog box.

  • Page 277

    Choose a language dialog box, but any language (that is available on the CD) can be chosen for the customized installer. The language choice is recorded in the response file. Clicking Next takes you to the Printer Port dialog box. Installation instructions...

  • Page 278

    Clicking New TCP/IP Port or New IPX Port and then clicking Next takes you to the Specify Printer dialog box.

  • Page 279

    Specify Printer dialog box Clicking IP Address: makes a field available for typing the IP address for the printer. You can only use numerals in this field. If this option is selected, at least one digit must be typed in the IP Address field to prevent an error message from appearing, asking for a valid IP address.

  • Page 280

    Typing the appropriate information and then clicking Next takes you to the New IPX Port dialog box. The New IPX Port selection in the Printer Port dialog box behaves the same way that the New TCP/ IP Port selection behaves: the Specify Printer dialog box opens with the same options, each with the same results.

  • Page 281

    Figure 5-33 Model dialog box After the options in the identification or port setup dialog boxes are completed, the Model dialog box appears. The model selection can affect which features are available for the installation. It can also affect driver defaults, depending on the product-specific instantiation. Clicking Next takes you to the Features dialog box.

  • Page 282

    Figure 5-34 Features dialog box Any combination of features can be selected for the installer, and none depends on any other feature selection. It is possible to create a custom installer that installs features without including a print driver. Clicking Next takes you to the Driver Configuration dialog box. 5 Installing the Windows printing-system components...

  • Page 283

    It is possible to supply a preconfigured driver in the customized installer if the driver supports it. You can use the preconfigured driver to place default settings on the printer that is installed. If a driver that supports this feature is selected in the Features dialog box, the Driver Configuration dialog box appears.

  • Page 284

    Any setting in this dialog box, including those on the Device Settings tab, can be preset before the printer is installed (subject to the normal driver constraints). Clicking Next opens either the Preconfigure Printer dialog box for another driver that supports preconfiguration (if any), or the Printer Name dialog box.

  • Page 285

    Figure 5-37 Printer Name dialog box Use the Printer Name text box to specify a name for the printer. If more than one driver is being installed, the driver type will be appended to the printer name. The check box in the Default Printer group box specifies whether this will be the default printer. You can also choose which driver should be the default driver, if more than one is installed, by using the Default Driver drop-down menu.

  • Page 286

    Clicking Share as: opens a field for naming the product as it will appear on the network. Clicking Next with Not Shared selected takes you to the Printer Location and Comment dialog box. Clicking Share as: and then clicking Next takes you to the Client Driver Support dialog box.

  • Page 287

    This dialog box provides options for selecting OS-specific drivers to add to the installation to provide for Point and Print driver vending on the system. Either or both optional drivers can be selected. Clicking Next takes you to the Printer Location and Comment dialog box. Installation instructions...

  • Page 288

    Figure 5-40 Printer Location and Comment dialog box Use the Location: text field to type a description of the physical location of the printer. The field is limited to 241 characters. Use the Comment: text field to type any other helpful text such as the capabilities of the printer. The field is limited to 241 characters.

  • Page 289

    Clicking Change opens the Change Current Destination Folder dialog box to navigate to the drive that you want. Clicking Back takes you to the Printer Location and Comment dialog box. Clicking Install after you have specified a location (or browsed to a location) starts the file copy process and takes you to the Installing dialog box.

  • Page 290

    Figure 5-42 Change Current Destination Folder dialog box NOTE Several files, including system files, are placed at the root of the directory that appears in the Folder Name field. These files collectively occupy approximately 37 MB on the directory. Be sure that enough space is available on the directory before continuing. After you select a location, click OK to return to the Custom Installer Location dialog box.

  • Page 291

    Figure 5-43 Installing dialog box This dialog box remains on the screen until the install is complete. Figure 5-44 Finish dialog box Installation instructions...

  • Page 292: Distribution, Server 2003

    Hewlett-Packard provides drivers that are compatible with the Point and Print feature, but this is a function of the Microsoft operating systems, not of HP print drivers. Windows NT 4.0, Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003 drivers from HP are supported only on Intel® X86 processor types.

  • Page 293: Setting A Default Printer

    Control Panel, click Printers and Faxes (Windows XP Professional) or Printers and other hardware devices (Windows XP Home). Right-click the product that you want to set as the default printer. Click Set As Default. A check mark appears next to the menu option.

  • Page 294

    5 Installing the Windows printing-system components...

  • Page 295

    UNIX operating systems This section provides system requirements and procedures for installing and removing the HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printing-system software for supported operating systems other than Windows. It also provides information about font support and system modifications. The following operating systems are supported: ■...

  • Page 296: Macintosh, System Requirements, Linux, Unix

    The following are system requirements for installing and using the HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printing-system software on each of the supported operating systems listed below. Macintosh The following are the requirements for installing the HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printer on a Macintosh system. ■...

  • Page 297: Macintosh Component Descriptions, Macintosh, Hp Laserjet Ppds, Pdes, Hp Toolbox

    HP Embedded Web Server Macintosh OS 9.x operating systems support the HP Embedded Web Server (HP EWS). Use the HP LaserJet Utility to control features that are not available in the driver. Use the HP EWS to perform the following tasks: ■...

  • Page 298: Install Notes, Online Help, Screen Fonts, Font Support

    This HTML-based help system replaces the Apple Guide help system that was provided with Mac OS 9.x HP products. The help system is in English only, and can be viewed through a browser or in the Macintosh OS Help Center.

  • Page 299

    ■ Letter Gothic ■ Wingdings ■ CG Times ■ Marigold The following bitmap screen fonts reside on the HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printers: ■ ITC Avant Garde Gothic Book ■ Helvetica ■ Palatino ■ ITC Avant Garde Gothic Book Oblique ■...

  • Page 300

    ■ New Century Schoolbook Roman The following fonts reside on the HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printers, but can be used by Macintosh platforms only if you install additional screen fonts. You can either use these screen fonts directly from the HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printer software CD or obtain them from www.hp.com/support/lj2410...

  • Page 301

    ■ Times New Roman Bold Italic ■ Arial Courier Bold Oblique ■ Times New Roman Italic ■ Arial Bold ■ Courier Italic ■ Univers Bold ■ Arial Bold Italic ■ Garamond Antiqua ■ Univers Bold Italic ■ Arial Italic ■ Garamond Halbfett ■...

  • Page 302: Installing The Macintosh Printing System

    AppleTalk (or network) control panel for the correct connection to communicate with the product. You must set up the HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printer, connect it to the computer or network, and turn it on before the software is installed.

  • Page 303: To Set Up An Ip/lpr Networked Printer With Mac Os 9.x

    NOTE If the automatic selection fails, or if you want to manually select a PPD file, click the Printer Model pop-up menu, select HP, and then select the PPD file you want to add. Click Add. To configure installable options in Mac OS X 10.2 and later, such as a duplexing unit or optional paper trays, click the appropriate product icon in the Print Center Printer List window.

  • Page 304: Mac Os Classic Installation, Main Install Dialog Box Sequence

    Easy Install (the typical installation option). Figure 6-1 HP LaserJet for Macintosh installer splash screen dialog box Click Continue to open the HP LaserJet Installer dialog box. Figure 6-2 HP LaserJet Installer dialog box (easy install) 6 Installation for Macintosh, Linux, and UNIX operating systems...

  • Page 305

    Click Quit to quit the Installer without making changes to the system. Figure 6-3 HP LaserJet Installer dialog box (custom install) If you want to install the files in a location other than the default "Macintosh HD," click Install Location: to specify a location.

  • Page 306: Hp Laserjet Screen Fonts Installer Dialog Box Sequence

    Click Quit to exit the Installer. The Printer Setup Assistant opens. Click Continue to return to the HP LaserJet Installer. HP LaserJet Screen Fonts Installer dialog box sequence This section provides information about the installation dialog box sequence for the HP Screen Font Installer. Figure 6-6 HP LaserJet Screen Fonts splash screen dialog box Click Continue to open the HP LaserJet Screen Fonts dialog box.

  • Page 307: Mac Os X Installation, Main Install Dialog Box Sequence

    Install (the typical installation option). Figure 6-9 Installer CD-ROM icon If the CD screen does not open automatically when the CD is put into the CD-ROM drive, double- click the hp LaserJet 24X0 CD-ROM icon on the desktop to open the installer folder. Macintosh...

  • Page 308

    Figure 6-10 hp LaserJet 24X0 folder In the hp Laserjet 4X50 folder, double click the hp LaserJet Installers folder to open it. Figure 6-11 hp LaserJet Installers folder 6 Installation for Macintosh, Linux, and UNIX operating systems...

  • Page 309

    In the hp LaserJet Installers folder, double-click the installer icon for the language you want to use. This begins the install process. When you run the installer you might first see the Authenticate dialog box (OS X V10.1 and later only).

  • Page 310

    Figure 6-14 License dialog box Click Print... to open the Page Setup dialog box for your default printer and print a copy of the license agreement. Click Save As... to open the system Save dialog box and save the license agreement to disk.

  • Page 311

    Figure 6-15 HP LaserJet Installer dialog box (easy install) If you want to install the files in a location other than the default "Macintosh HD," click the Install Location drop-down menu to specify a location. You can also select a Custom Install option from the drop-down menu at upper left (shown in the following illustration).

  • Page 312

    When installation is complete, a popup message appears stating that the installation was successful. Figure 6-19 Installation success message Click Quit to exit the installer. Click Continue to return to the HP LaserJet Installer. 6 Installation for Macintosh, Linux, and UNIX operating systems...

  • Page 313: Media Attributes 2, Introduction 2, Paper Sources And Destinations, Paper-tray Configurations

    Paper destinations Paper-tray configurations The HP LaserJet 2410 and the HP LaserJet 2420 printer models come with a 100-sheet standard multipurpose tray (tray 1) and a 250-sheet paper tray (tray 2). The HP LaserJet 2430 printer models come with an additional 500-sheet paper tray (tray 3).

  • Page 314: Paper-source Commands

    HP LaserJet 2430tn printer HP LaserJet 2430dtn printer NOTE A duplexing unit is standard for the HP LaserJet 2420d, 2420dn, and 2430dtn printers. Paper-source commands The PCL 6 attribute for paper source is ubyte # MediaSource or ubyte_array "string" MediaSource. See the following table for values of #. For example, "ubyte 4 MediaSource" is the command for tray 2.

  • Page 315: Media Types And Sizes, Driver Features And Attributes

    For the string value, you must use include the quotation marks around the variable. For example, ubyte_array "TRAY5" MediaSource is the PCL 6 command for Tray 5. Tray 3 is optional for the 2410 and 2420 model printers. Media types and sizes The tables in this section provide information about media features, media attributes, and paper- handling constraints for the HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printers.

  • Page 316

    Table 7-4 Supported features and attributes by driver (continued) Paper sizes B5 (JIS) Double Japan Postcard Rotated Envelope #10 Envelope B5 Envelope C5 Envelope DL Envelope Monarch Executive Executive (JIS) Legal Statement Custom For all paper sizes, the PCL 6 margins are 100 dots at 600 dots-per-inch. The PCL 6 command for paper size is ubyte_array “String”...

  • Page 317: Custom Paper Size Support

    Tray 1 accepts cardstock between 164 g/m Light paper is between 60 g/m Custom paper size support The following table shows custom paper sizes that are available for the HP LaserJet 2410, 2420, and 2430 printer: Table 7-6 Custom paper size support...

  • Page 318: Media-type Commands 3

    Media-type commands The PCL 5e escape sequence for media type is "Esc&n#Wdpapertype", where "n#" is the number of characters in the paper type plus 1. For example, in the sequence "Esc&n6WdPlain", "Plain" has 5 letters plus 1, for a total of 6. Table 7-7 Media-type commands Esc&...

  • Page 319: Enabling Or Disabling Hp Toolbox Support, Manually Uninstalling Hp Toolbox In Macintosh Operating Systems

    HP Status controls the HP Toolbox. This entry runs HPSTATUS.EXE every time that the system is started. When you close the HP Toolbox by right-clicking the Toolbox tray icon and selecting Exit, you are prompted to restart the HP Toolbox on startup. If you select No, don't start automatically, this entry is removed.

  • Page 320

    7 Engineering Detail...

  • Page 321: Index

    Adobe Web site 147 Advanced Printing Features setting, unidrivers 172 Advanced tab PS Emulation Driver 149 unidrivers 170 Alerts tab, HP Toolbox 50 alerts, e-mail 36, 37 alternative letterhead mode PCL traditional drivers 144 unidrivers 173 alternative source/paper type support 82...

  • Page 322: Hp Embedded Web Server 2

    Configuration Page, HP Embedded Web Server 32, 34 Configure Device page, HP Embedded Web Server 36 Configure tab, PCL traditional drivers 137 Connection type dialog box, Windows 241 connectivity bidirectional communication support 25 driver support 73 features 3 Network Setup dialog box,...

  • Page 323

    E-mail Server page, HP Embedded Web Server 36 Economode PCL traditional drivers 102 PS Emulation Driver settings unidrivers 190 Edit Other Links page, HP Embedded Web Server 36 Effects tab PCL traditional drivers 107 unidrivers 191 EIO Jetdirect page, printing 32 embedded Web server.

  • Page 324

    HP Network Registry Agent (HPNRA) 26 HP PCL traditional drivers. See PCL traditional drivers HP PCL unidrivers. See PCL unidrivers HP PS 3 Emulation Unidriver. See PS Emulation Unidriver HP Software License Agreement dialog box, Windows HP Toolbox about 41...

  • Page 325

    10 system requirements 280 local port command line printing, Windows 68 localization, software components lockable features, drivers 29 logging in to HP Embedded Web Server 38 LPR commands firmware updates 63 printing PDF files 70 Macintosh operating systems...

  • Page 326

    PCL traditional drivers 115 unidrivers 180 paper trays. See trays Paper/Output settings Paper/Output settings 150 unidrivers 171 Paper/Quality tab, unidrivers 174 password, HP Embedded Web Server 38 PCL documents, printing 33 PCL files, command-line printing PCL traditional drivers about 8 About button 134...

  • Page 327

    Watermarks settings 194 watermarks support 81 PDEs (Printer Dialog Extensions) PDF files command-line printing 66 LPR commands, printing 70 printing using HP Embedded Web Server 33 viewing 10 Percentage of Normal Size setting PCL traditional drivers 109 unidrivers 194 PINs, Job Storage...

  • Page 328

    277 printing command-line 66 double-sided 96, 199 files using HP Embedded Web Server 33 files with HP LaserJet Utility 70 Private job settings PCL traditional drivers 130 PS Emulation Driver 156 unidrivers 208 PRN files, printing 33...

  • Page 329

    29 overriding 87, 167 Print Task Quick Sets, PCL traditional drivers 92 Print Task Quick Sets, unidrivers 175 Settings tab, HP Embedded Web Server 35 shading, configuring for watermarks 197 sharing setup dialog box, Windows Customization Wizard 270 Typical Installation 253...

  • Page 330

    Specify Printer dialog box, Windows 263 speed specifications 2 standalone drivers 21 status devices 33 supplies 32 Status tab, HP Toolbox 43 storage, job enabling in PCL traditional drivers 142 operating systems supported PCL traditional drivers 127 PS Emulation Driver 154...

  • Page 331

    Wait Timeout settings, PS Emulation Driver 163, 216 Watermarks settings drivers supported 81 PCL traditional drivers 110 PS Emulation Driver 152 unidrivers 194 Web Jetadmin. See HP Web Jetadmin Web sites Adobe 147 downloading software 21 firmware download 57 HP Driver Preconfiguration 10...

  • Page 334

    © 2004 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, LP www.hp.com...

Comments to this Manuals

Symbols: 0

Latest comments:

×

Select the desired size and copy embed code

Copy your embed code and put on your site: