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HP 4600hdn Manuals

Manuals and User Guides for HP 4600hdn

We have 8 HP 4600hdn manuals available for free PDF download: Service Manual, User Manual, Supplementary Manual, Install Manual, Quick Start Manual, Specification Sheet

  • Table of contents
    Table Of Contents7................................................................................................................................................................
    Printer features20................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 1-1 HP Color LaserJet 4600 series printers20................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 1-1 Printer features21................................................................................................................................................................
    Identification23................................................................................................................................................................
    Model and serial numbers23................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 1-2 Model and serial number information23................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 1-2 Model names and numbers23................................................................................................................................................................
    Power and regulatory information24................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 1-3 Sample label24................................................................................................................................................................
    Site requirements25................................................................................................................................................................
    Space requirements25................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 1-4 Space requirements25................................................................................................................................................................
    Electrical specifications26................................................................................................................................................................
    Environmental specifications26................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 1-3 Electrical specifications26................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 1-4 Environmental specifications26................................................................................................................................................................
    Supply storage requirements27................................................................................................................................................................
    Printer specifications27................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 1-5 Supply storage requirements27................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 1-6 Printer dimensions27................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 1-7 Acoustic emissions27................................................................................................................................................................
    Printer assemblies28................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 1-5 Front view, HP Color LaserJet 4600 series (shown with additional 500-sheet paper feeder)28................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 1-6 Rear view, HP Color LaserJet 4600 series (shown with additional 500-sheet paper feeder)29................................................................................................................................................................
    Media requirements30................................................................................................................................................................
    Selecting print media30................................................................................................................................................................
    Media specifications30................................................................................................................................................................
    Supported media weights and sizes31................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 1-8 Supported media specifications31................................................................................................................................................................
    Media to avoid33................................................................................................................................................................
    Media that may cause damage to the printer33................................................................................................................................................................
    Printing on special media33................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 1-9 Printing on transparencies34................................................................................................................................................................
    Weight equivalence table37................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 1-10 Weight equivalence table37................................................................................................................................................................
    Environmental Product Stewardship Program38................................................................................................................................................................
    Protecting the environment38................................................................................................................................................................
    Regulatory statements40................................................................................................................................................................
    FCC Regulations40................................................................................................................................................................
    Safety information41................................................................................................................................................................
    Laser safety statement41................................................................................................................................................................
    Material Safety Data Sheet41................................................................................................................................................................
    Toner safety41................................................................................................................................................................
    Canadian DOC regulations41................................................................................................................................................................
    EMI statement (Korea)41................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 1-7 EMI statement for Korea41................................................................................................................................................................
    VCCI statement (Japan)42................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 1-8 VCCI statement for Japan42................................................................................................................................................................
    Laser statement for Finland43................................................................................................................................................................
    Declaration of Conformity44................................................................................................................................................................
    Service approach46................................................................................................................................................................
    Parts and supplies47................................................................................................................................................................
    Ordering parts47................................................................................................................................................................
    Ordering supplies47................................................................................................................................................................
    Exchange program48................................................................................................................................................................
    Supplies48................................................................................................................................................................
    World Wide Web48................................................................................................................................................................
    HP Service Parts Information Compact Disc48................................................................................................................................................................
    HP Support Assistant Compact Disc48................................................................................................................................................................
    Customer care reseller sales and service support center48................................................................................................................................................................
    Ordering related documentation and software49................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 2-1 Related documentation and software49................................................................................................................................................................
    Warranty statement50................................................................................................................................................................
    Hewlett-Packard warranty statement50................................................................................................................................................................
    Limited warranty for print cartridge life51................................................................................................................................................................
    Transfer unit and fuser warranty51................................................................................................................................................................
    HP maintenance agreements52................................................................................................................................................................
    On-site service agreements52................................................................................................................................................................
    3 Installation and configuration53................................................................................................................................................................
    Unpack the printer54................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 3-1 Package contents54................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 3-2 Optional package contents54................................................................................................................................................................
    Unpacking the printer55................................................................................................................................................................
    Installation58................................................................................................................................................................
    Installing the media tray58................................................................................................................................................................
    Connecting power59................................................................................................................................................................
    Installing the print cartridges59................................................................................................................................................................
    Installing a new overlay (optional)61................................................................................................................................................................
    Testing the printer operation61................................................................................................................................................................
    Using PowerSave62................................................................................................................................................................
    Connecting to a computer63................................................................................................................................................................
    Parallel connections63................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 3-3 Parallel port connection63................................................................................................................................................................
    Network connections64................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 3-4 Direct to network connection64................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 3-5 Network print server connection64................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 3-6 Peer to peer connection (direct to network)65................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 3-7 Peer to peer connection (parallel)65................................................................................................................................................................
    Enhanced I/O (EIO) configuration66................................................................................................................................................................
    HP Jetdirect print servers66................................................................................................................................................................
    Available enhanced I/O interfaces66................................................................................................................................................................
    NetWare networks66................................................................................................................................................................
    Windows and Windows NT networks67................................................................................................................................................................
    AppleTalk networks67................................................................................................................................................................
    LocalTalk configuration67................................................................................................................................................................
    LocalTalk network configuration67................................................................................................................................................................
    UNIX/Linux networks67................................................................................................................................................................
    Printer drivers68................................................................................................................................................................
    Available drivers68................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 3-1 Printer drivers68................................................................................................................................................................
    Additional drivers69................................................................................................................................................................
    Network configuration70................................................................................................................................................................
    Configuring the printer for the network70................................................................................................................................................................
    Configuring Novell NetWare frame type parameters70................................................................................................................................................................
    Setting network security on the printer71................................................................................................................................................................
    Locking the control panel71................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 3-2 Printer security levels71................................................................................................................................................................
    set network security72................................................................................................................................................................
    Cleaning spilled toner74................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 4-1 Cleaning the printer74................................................................................................................................................................
    Approximate replacement intervals for supply items75................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 4-2 Approximate replacement intervals for supply items75................................................................................................................................................................
    ETB life under different circumstances76................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 4-1 ETB total page count according to average job length76................................................................................................................................................................
    Locating supplies77................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 4-2 Location of supplies77................................................................................................................................................................
    Replacing supply items78................................................................................................................................................................
    Changing print cartridges78................................................................................................................................................................
    Replacing the transfer unit81................................................................................................................................................................
    Replacing the fuser84................................................................................................................................................................
    Printer memory86................................................................................................................................................................
    Installing memory and font DIMMs87................................................................................................................................................................
    Installing an HP Jetdirect print server card90................................................................................................................................................................
    5 Theory of operation91................................................................................................................................................................
    Basic operation92................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 5-1 Basic system operation92................................................................................................................................................................
    Operation sequence93................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 5-1 Basic operation sequence93................................................................................................................................................................
    Engine control system94................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 5-2 Engine control system94................................................................................................................................................................
    DC controller circuit95................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 5-3 DC controller circuit95................................................................................................................................................................
    Motors and fans96................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 5-4 Motors and fans96................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 5-2 Function of motors and fans97................................................................................................................................................................
    Fuser power supply circuit98................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 5-5 Fuser power supply circuit98................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 5-3 Fuser temperatures98................................................................................................................................................................
    Heater temperature control99................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 5-6 Heater temperature control circuit99................................................................................................................................................................
    High-voltage power supply100................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 5-7 High-voltage power supply circuit100................................................................................................................................................................
    Low-voltage power supply101................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 5-8 Low-voltage power supply circuit101................................................................................................................................................................
    Formatter system102................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 5-9 Formatter system102................................................................................................................................................................
    PowerSave103................................................................................................................................................................
    Input/Output103................................................................................................................................................................
    DIMM slots104................................................................................................................................................................
    PJL overview104................................................................................................................................................................
    Control panel105................................................................................................................................................................
    Laser/scanner system106................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 5-10 Laser/scanner system106................................................................................................................................................................
    Scanner motor control107................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 5-11 Scanner motor control circuit107................................................................................................................................................................
    Image formation system108................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 5-12 Image formation system108................................................................................................................................................................
    Image formation process109................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 5-13 Image formation process109................................................................................................................................................................
    Print cartridges110................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 5-14 Print cartridge110................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 5-15 Memory tag111................................................................................................................................................................
    Toner level detection112................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 5-16 Toner level detection113................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 5-17 Developing cylinder disengaging113................................................................................................................................................................
    Electrostatic transfer/transport belt (ETB) unit114................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 5-18 ETB unit114................................................................................................................................................................
    Electrostatic latent image formation block115................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 5-19 Primary exposure115................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 5-20 Primary charging115................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 5-21 Laser beam exposure116................................................................................................................................................................
    Development block117................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 5-22 Development block117................................................................................................................................................................
    Transfer block118................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 5-23 Attaching the paper to the ETB118................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 5-24 Toner transfer119................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 5-25 Separation119................................................................................................................................................................
    Fusing block120................................................................................................................................................................
    Cleaning block120................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 5-26 Fusing120................................................................................................................................................................
    Calibration and cleaning121................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 5-4 Calibration timing and duration121................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 5-5 Cleaning timing and duration121................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 5-27 ETB cleaning122................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 5-28 Drum cleaning123................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 5-29 Primary charging roller and toner charging roller cleaning123................................................................................................................................................................
    Color plane registration calibration124................................................................................................................................................................
    Drum phase calibration124................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 5-30 Color registration calibration124................................................................................................................................................................
    Image stabilization control125................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 5-31 Image density detection126................................................................................................................................................................
    Pickup/feed system127................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 5-32 Pickup/feed system128................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 5-33 Pickup/feed system129................................................................................................................................................................
    Pickup/feed unit130................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 5-34 Cassette paper size detection switches130................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 5-6 Cassette paper size detection130................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 5-35 Overhead transparency detection131................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 5-36 Small-size paper detection132................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 5-7 Feed speed according to media133................................................................................................................................................................
    Fuser/delivery unit134................................................................................................................................................................
    Duplex feed unit135................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 5-37 Duplex switch back135................................................................................................................................................................
    sheet paper feeder136................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 5-38 Additional 500-sheet paper feeder136................................................................................................................................................................
    Pickup and feed operations137................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 5-39 500-sheet paper feeder pickup and feed operation137................................................................................................................................................................
    Introduction141................................................................................................................................................................
    Removal and replacement strategy141................................................................................................................................................................
    Repair notices141................................................................................................................................................................
    Caution regarding electrostatic discharge (ESD)141................................................................................................................................................................
    Required tools142................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-1 Phillips and Posidriv screwdriver comparison142................................................................................................................................................................
    Types of screws143................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 6-1 Types of screws143................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 6-2 Approximate replacement intervals for supply items144................................................................................................................................................................
    Print cartridges and ETB145................................................................................................................................................................
    Covers and external components146................................................................................................................................................................
    Rear cover146................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-2 Removing and replacing the rear cover146................................................................................................................................................................
    Top cover147................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-3 Removing and replacing the top cover (1 of 2)147................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-4 Removing and replacing the top cover (2 of 2)147................................................................................................................................................................
    Rear top cover148................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-5 Removing and replacing the rear top cover, removing screws (1 of 3)148................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-6 Removing and replacing the rear top cover, releasing right-side tab (2 of 3)149................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-7 Removing and replacing the rear top cover, releasing left-side tab (3 of 3)149................................................................................................................................................................
    Left cover150................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-8 Removing and replacing the left cover (1 of 2)151................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-9 Removing and replacing the left cover (2 of 2)151................................................................................................................................................................
    Right cover152................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-10 Removing and replacing the right cover152................................................................................................................................................................
    Multi-purpose tray (Tray 1)153................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-11 Removing and replacing the multi-purpose tray153................................................................................................................................................................
    Front cover154................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-12 Removing and replacing the multi-purpose tray154................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-13 Removing and replacing the control panel (1 of 3)155................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-14 Removing and replacing the control panel (2 of 3)155................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-15 Removing and replacing the control panel (3 of 3)156................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-16 Installing a new control panel overlay156................................................................................................................................................................
    Internal components157................................................................................................................................................................
    DC controller shield157................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-17 Removing and replacing the DC controller shield157................................................................................................................................................................
    Internal components (front)158................................................................................................................................................................
    Paper pickup unit158................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-18 Removing and replacing the paper pickup unit (1 of 2)158................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-19 Removing and replacing the paper pickup unit (2 of 2)158................................................................................................................................................................
    Paper pickup sensor PCB159................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-20 Removing and replacing the paper pickup sensor PCB (1 of 2)159................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-21 Removing and replacing the paper pickup sensor PCB (2 of 2)159................................................................................................................................................................
    Cassette (Tray 2) paper pickup rollers160................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-22 Removing the cassette pickup rollers160................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-23 Replacing the cassette pickup rollers160................................................................................................................................................................
    Paper pickup drive unit161................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-24 Removing and replacing the paper pickup drive unit161................................................................................................................................................................
    Multi-purpose tray pickup roller and separation pad162................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-25 Removing and replacing the multi-purpose tray pickup roller and separation pad (1 of 2)162................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-26 Removing and replacing the multi-purpose tray pickup roller and separation pad (2 of 2)162................................................................................................................................................................
    Solenoids163................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-27 Removing and replacing the solenoids163................................................................................................................................................................
    Color registration detection unit164................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-28 Removing and replacing the color registration detection unit (1 of 2)165................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-29 Removing and replacing the color registration detection unit (2 of 2)165................................................................................................................................................................
    Internal components (left side)166................................................................................................................................................................
    Drum drive units166................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-30 Removing and replacing the developing disengaging rod166................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-31 Reinstalling the developing disengaging rod (1 of 2)167................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-32 Reinstalling the developing disengaging rod (2 of 2)167................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-33 Removing and replacing the drum drive gears168................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-34 Removing and replacing the drum home position sensors169................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-35 Removing and replacing the interlock cover170................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-36 Removing and replacing the interlock arm170................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-37 Removing and replacing the drum drive motors (cyan motor shown)171................................................................................................................................................................
    Memory tag antenna PCBs172................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-38 Removing and replacing the memory tag antenna PCB (cyan is shown)172................................................................................................................................................................
    Developing disengaging motor assembly173................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-39 Removing and replacing the developing disengaging motor assembly173................................................................................................................................................................
    DC controller PCB174................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-40 Removing and replacing the DC controller PCB174................................................................................................................................................................
    Memory controller PCB175................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-41 Removing and replacing the memory controller PCB175................................................................................................................................................................
    Cassette paper size detection switch176................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-42 Removing and replacing the cassette paper size detection switch176................................................................................................................................................................
    Internal components (rear)177................................................................................................................................................................
    Formatter177................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-43 Removing and replacing the formatter177................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-44 Removing and replacing the low-voltage power supply, left side of printer (1 of 3)178................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-45 Removing and replacing the low-voltage power supply, rear of printer (2 of 3)179................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-46 Removing and replacing the low-voltage power supply (3 of 3)179................................................................................................................................................................
    Formatter case180................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-47 Removing and replacing the formatter case (1 of 2)181................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-48 Removing and replacing the formatter case (2 of 2)181................................................................................................................................................................
    Laser/scanner units182................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-49 Disconnecting the laser/scanner connectors and formatter ribbon cable182................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-50 Removing and replacing the laser/scanner cover plate (1 of 2)183................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-51 Removing and replacing the laser/scanner cover plate (2 of 2)183................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-52 Removing and replacing the left side laser/scanner retaining bar, left side of printer (1 of 2)184................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-53 Removing and replacing the left side laser/scanner retaining bar, rear of printer (2 of 2)184................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-54 Removing and replacing the right side laser/scanner retaining bar, right side of printer (1 of 2)185................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-55 Removing and replacing the right side laser/scanner retaining bar, rear of printer (2 of 2)185................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-56 Removing and replacing the laser/scanner units186................................................................................................................................................................
    Internal components (right side)187................................................................................................................................................................
    High-voltage power supply PCB187................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-57 Removing and replacing the high-voltage power supply PCB187................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-58 Aligning the high-voltage power supply PCB188................................................................................................................................................................
    Toner level detection PCB189................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-59 Removing and replacing the toner level detection PCB189................................................................................................................................................................
    High-voltage contact blocks190................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-60 Removing and replacing the high-voltage contact blocks (cyan indicated)190................................................................................................................................................................
    Door switch191................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-61 Removing and replacing the door switch191................................................................................................................................................................
    Internal components (top)192................................................................................................................................................................
    Fuser power supply PCB192................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-62 Removing and replacing the fuser power supply PCB (1 of 2)193................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-63 Removing and replacing the fuser power supply PCB (2 of 2)193................................................................................................................................................................
    Fuser drive unit194................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-64 Removing and replacing the fuser drive unit (1 of 2)195................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-65 Removing and replacing the fuser drive unit (2 of 2)195................................................................................................................................................................
    Fuser inlet paper sensor196................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-66 Removing and replacing the fuser paper sensor196................................................................................................................................................................
    Fuser delivery sensor197................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-67 Removing and replacing the fuser delivery sensor197................................................................................................................................................................
    Output bin full sensor198................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-68 Removing and replacing the output bin full sensor198................................................................................................................................................................
    Cartridge fan199................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-69 Removing and replacing the cartridge fan199................................................................................................................................................................
    Formatter fan200................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-70 Removing and replacing the formatter fan200................................................................................................................................................................
    Optional 500-sheet paper feeder201................................................................................................................................................................
    Paper feeder top cover plate201................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-71 Removing and replacing the 500-sheet paper feeder top plate201................................................................................................................................................................
    Paper feeder drive unit202................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-72 Removing and replacing the paper feeder drive unit, top view (1 of 2)202................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-73 Removing and replacing the paper feeder drive unit, side view (2 of 2)202................................................................................................................................................................
    Paper feeder pickup rollers203................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-74 Cam and gear alignment203................................................................................................................................................................
    Paper feeder PCB204................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 6-75 Removing and replacing the 500-sheet paper feeder PCB204................................................................................................................................................................
    Troubleshooting process208................................................................................................................................................................
    Pre-troubleshooting checklist209................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 7-1 Pre-troubleshooting checklist209................................................................................................................................................................
    Troubleshooting flowchart210................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 7-1 Troubleshooting flowchart210................................................................................................................................................................
    Troubleshooting power-on212................................................................................................................................................................
    Printer error troubleshooting213................................................................................................................................................................
    Status messages213................................................................................................................................................................
    Warning messages213................................................................................................................................................................
    Error messages213................................................................................................................................................................
    Critical error messages213................................................................................................................................................................
    Alphabetical printer messages214................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 7-2 Alphabetical printer messages214................................................................................................................................................................
    Numerical printer messages225................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 7-3 Numerical printer messages225................................................................................................................................................................
    Paper path troubleshooting236................................................................................................................................................................
    Jams236................................................................................................................................................................
    Jam locations236................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 7-2 Jam locations236................................................................................................................................................................
    Jam locations by error message237................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 7-4 Error messages and associated jam locations237................................................................................................................................................................
    Paper jam recovery238................................................................................................................................................................
    Avoiding paper jams239................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 7-5 Common causes of paper jams239................................................................................................................................................................
    Persistent jams240................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 7-6 Causes for jams in Tray 1242................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 7-7 Causes for jams in Tray 2242................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 7-8 Causes for jams in Tray 3243................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 7-9 Causes for jams in the paper path244................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 7-10 Causes for jams in the top cover245................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 7-11 Causes for jams in the duplex path245................................................................................................................................................................
    Paper transport troubleshooting246................................................................................................................................................................
    Multiple pages are fed246................................................................................................................................................................
    Paper is wrinkled or folded246................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 7-12 Causes for multiple pages feeding246................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 7-13 Causes for wrinkled or folded paper (part one, paper path entrance)246................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 7-14 Causes for wrinkled or folded paper (part two, paper path exit)246................................................................................................................................................................
    Paper is skewed247................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 7-15 Causes for skewed paper247................................................................................................................................................................
    Image formation troubleshooting248................................................................................................................................................................
    Print quality problems associated with media248................................................................................................................................................................
    Overhead transparency defects249................................................................................................................................................................
    Print quality problems associated with the environment249................................................................................................................................................................
    Print quality problems associated with jams249................................................................................................................................................................
    Print quality troubleshooting pages249................................................................................................................................................................
    Understanding color variations250................................................................................................................................................................
    Color selection process250................................................................................................................................................................
    Matching colors251................................................................................................................................................................
    Using color251................................................................................................................................................................
    Color options252................................................................................................................................................................
    Adjusting color balance254................................................................................................................................................................
    Image defects255................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 7-16 Image defects255................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 7-17 Causes for light images256................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 7-18 Causes for one color printing light256................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 7-19 Causes for dark images256................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 7-20 Causes for one color printing dark257................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 7-21 Causes for a completely blank image257................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 7-22 Causes for an all black or solid colored image257................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 7-23 Causes for vertical lines of white dots257................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 7-24 Causes for dirt on the back of the paper258................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 7-25 Causes for dirt on the front of the paper258................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 7-26 Causes for vertical lines258................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 7-27 Causes for white vertical lines259................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 7-28 Causes for horizontal lines259................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 7-29 Causes for white horizontal lines259................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 7-30 Causes for a missing color259................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 7-31 Causes for blank spots260................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 7-32 Causes for poor fusing260................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 7-33 Causes for distortion or blurring260................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 7-34 Causes for smearing261................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 7-35 Causes for a misplaced image261................................................................................................................................................................
    Repetitive defects troubleshooting262................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 7-36 Repetitive defect spacing262................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 7-3 Repetitive defects ruler (1 of 2)263................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 7-4 Repetitive defects ruler (2 of 2)264................................................................................................................................................................
    Interface troubleshooting265................................................................................................................................................................
    Communications checks265................................................................................................................................................................
    EIO troubleshooting265................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 7-5 HP Color LaserJet 4600 series printer configuration page265................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 7-37 Communications check265................................................................................................................................................................
    AUTOEXEC.BAT standard configurations266................................................................................................................................................................
    Printer Job Language (PJL) commands266................................................................................................................................................................
    Control panel troubleshooting269................................................................................................................................................................
    Printing a menu map269................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 7-6 HP Color LaserJet 4600 series printer menu map269................................................................................................................................................................
    Information menu270................................................................................................................................................................
    Paper handling menu270................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 7-38 Information menu270................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 7-39 Paper handling menu270................................................................................................................................................................
    Configure device menu271................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 7-40 Printing submenu271................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 7-41 Print quality submenu272................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 7-42 System setup submenu273................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 7-43 I/O submenu274................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 7-44 Resets submenu274................................................................................................................................................................
    Diagnostics menu275................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 7-45 Diagnostics menu275................................................................................................................................................................
    Service menu276................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 7-46 Service menu276................................................................................................................................................................
    Tools for troubleshooting277................................................................................................................................................................
    Embedded Web server277................................................................................................................................................................
    To access the embedded Web server277................................................................................................................................................................
    Printer Status and Alerts software280................................................................................................................................................................
    Printer configuration page281................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 7-7 Printer configuration page281................................................................................................................................................................
    Supplies status page282................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 7-8 Supplies status page282................................................................................................................................................................
    Usage page283................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 7-9 Usage page283................................................................................................................................................................
    Event log284................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 7-10 Event log284................................................................................................................................................................
    Diagnostics285................................................................................................................................................................
    Diagnostics flowchart285................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 7-11 Diagnostics flowchart285................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 7-12 Formatter LED286................................................................................................................................................................
    Engine diagnostics287................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 7-13 Door switch and ETB connector288................................................................................................................................................................
    Individual diagnostic tests289................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 7-14 Tray 2 paper size switch arrangement290................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 7-47 Sensor test letter codes290................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 7-48 Tray 2 paper size codes290................................................................................................................................................................
    Test pages294................................................................................................................................................................
    Engine test page294................................................................................................................................................................
    Formatter test page294................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 7-15 Test page switch294................................................................................................................................................................
    Engine resets295................................................................................................................................................................
    Cold reset295................................................................................................................................................................
    NVRAM initialization295................................................................................................................................................................
    Hard disk initialization296................................................................................................................................................................
    Calibration bypass296................................................................................................................................................................
    Calibrate Now296................................................................................................................................................................
    Accessing the Service menu297................................................................................................................................................................
    Diagrams299................................................................................................................................................................
    Main parts299................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 7-16 Location of main parts299................................................................................................................................................................
    Switches300................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 7-17 Location of switches300................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 7-18 Door switch300................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 7-49 Switches300................................................................................................................................................................
    Sensors301................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 7-19 Location of sensors301................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 7-20 Sensors on the paper pickup unit (sensors are on the back of the PCB)301................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 7-21 Fuser sensors and output bin full sensor302................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 7-50 Sensors302................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 7-22 Location of solenoids303................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 7-23 Solenoids on the paper pickup unit303................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 7-51 Solenoids303................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 7-24 Location of motors and fans304................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 7-52 Motors and fans304................................................................................................................................................................
    PCBs305................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 7-25 PCB locations305................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 7-26 Location of DC controller PCB components306................................................................................................................................................................
    Connectors307................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 7-27 Location of connectors307................................................................................................................................................................
    sheet paper feeder connectors308................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 7-28 500-sheet paper feeder connectors308................................................................................................................................................................
    General circuit diagram309................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 7-29 General circuit diagram309................................................................................................................................................................
    sheet paper feeder circuit diagram310................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 7-30 500-sheet paper feeder circuit diagram310................................................................................................................................................................
    8 Parts and diagrams311................................................................................................................................................................
    Supplies and accessories313................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 8-1 Supplies and accessories313................................................................................................................................................................
    Common fasteners316................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 8-2 Common fasteners316................................................................................................................................................................
    Illustrations and parts lists317................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 8-1 Assembly location diagram317................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 8-2 PCB locations318................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 8-3 PCB locations318................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 8-3 External covers and panels319................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 8-4 External covers and panels319................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 8-4 Internal components (1 of 5)320................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 8-5 Internal components (1 of 5)321................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 8-5 Internal components (2 of 5)322................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 8-6 Internal components (2 of 5)323................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 8-6 Internal components (3 of 5)324................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 8-7 Internal components (3 of 5)325................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 8-7 Internal components (4 of 5)326................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 8-8 Internal components (4 of 5)327................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 8-8 Internal components (5 of 5)328................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 8-9 Internal components (5 of 5)329................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 8-9 Paper pickup drive assembly330................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 8-10 Paper pickup drive assembly330................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 8-10 Drum drive assembly331................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 8-11 Disengaging drive assembly332................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 8-12 Disengaging drive assembly332................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 8-12 Fuser drive assembly333................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 8-13 Cassette (1 of 2)334................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 8-14 Cassette334................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 8-14 Cassette (2 of 2)335................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 8-15 Paper pickup assembly336................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 8-17 Fuser assembly (1 of 2)338................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 8-17 Fuser assembly338................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 8-18 Fuser assembly (2 of 2)339................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 8-19 500-sheet paper feeder assembly location diagram340................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 8-20 500-sheet paper feeder internal components341................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 8-19 500-sheet paper feeder internal components341................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 8-21 500-sheet paper feeder drive assembly342................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 8-20 500-sheet paper feeder drive assembly342................................................................................................................................................................
    Figure 8-22 500-sheet paper feeder cassette343................................................................................................................................................................
    Alphabetical parts list344................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 8-22 Alphabetical parts list344................................................................................................................................................................
    Numerical parts list350................................................................................................................................................................
    Table 8-23 Numerical parts list350................................................................................................................................................................
  • HP 4600hdn User Manual (244 pages)

    Hewlett-packard color laserjet user guide

    Table of contents
    Table Of Contents9................................................................................................................................................................
    Quick access to printer information17................................................................................................................................................................
    World Wide Web links17................................................................................................................................................................
    User guide links17................................................................................................................................................................
    Where to look for more information18................................................................................................................................................................
    Setting up the printer18................................................................................................................................................................
    Using the printer19................................................................................................................................................................
    Printer configurations20................................................................................................................................................................
    HP Color LaserJet 4600n (Europe only)20................................................................................................................................................................
    HP Color LaserJet 4600dn20................................................................................................................................................................
    HP Color LaserJet 4600hdn21................................................................................................................................................................
    Printer features22................................................................................................................................................................
    Factors affecting printer performance24................................................................................................................................................................
    Walk around25................................................................................................................................................................
    Control panel overview27................................................................................................................................................................
    Introduction27................................................................................................................................................................
    Display28................................................................................................................................................................
    Accessing the control panel from a computer28................................................................................................................................................................
    Control panel buttons29................................................................................................................................................................
    Interpreting control panel indicator lights30................................................................................................................................................................
    Control panel menus31................................................................................................................................................................
    Overview31................................................................................................................................................................
    Getting started basics31................................................................................................................................................................
    Menu hierarchy32................................................................................................................................................................
    Retrieve job menu32................................................................................................................................................................
    Information menu33................................................................................................................................................................
    Paper handling menu33................................................................................................................................................................
    Configure device menu34................................................................................................................................................................
    Diagnostics menu35................................................................................................................................................................
    Printing menu39................................................................................................................................................................
    Print quality menu40................................................................................................................................................................
    System setup menu41................................................................................................................................................................
    I/O menu43................................................................................................................................................................
    Resets menu44................................................................................................................................................................
    Changing printer control panel configuration settings46................................................................................................................................................................
    Job storage limit46................................................................................................................................................................
    Job held timeout47................................................................................................................................................................
    Tray behavior options: use requested tray and manually feed47................................................................................................................................................................
    PowerSave Time48................................................................................................................................................................
    Personality50................................................................................................................................................................
    Clearable warnings50................................................................................................................................................................
    Auto continue51................................................................................................................................................................
    Supplies low51................................................................................................................................................................
    Jam recovery52................................................................................................................................................................
    Language53................................................................................................................................................................
    Using the printer control panel in shared environments54................................................................................................................................................................
    Printer drivers55................................................................................................................................................................
    Printer software56................................................................................................................................................................
    Software for networks57................................................................................................................................................................
    HP Web Jetadmin57................................................................................................................................................................
    UNIX58................................................................................................................................................................
    Embedded Web server59................................................................................................................................................................
    Features59................................................................................................................................................................
    Other components and utilities60................................................................................................................................................................
    Network configuration61................................................................................................................................................................
    Configuring Novell NetWare frame type parameters61................................................................................................................................................................
    Configuring TCP/IP parameters62................................................................................................................................................................
    Disabling network protocols (optional)65................................................................................................................................................................
    To disable IPX/SPX65................................................................................................................................................................
    To disable DLC/LLC66................................................................................................................................................................
    Parallel configuration67................................................................................................................................................................
    Enhanced I/O (EIO) configuration68................................................................................................................................................................
    HP Jetdirect print servers68................................................................................................................................................................
    Available enhanced I/O interfaces69................................................................................................................................................................
    NetWare networks69................................................................................................................................................................
    Windows and Windows NT networks69................................................................................................................................................................
    AppleTalk networks70................................................................................................................................................................
    LocalTalk configuration70................................................................................................................................................................
    LocalTalk network configuration70................................................................................................................................................................
    UNIX/Linux networks70................................................................................................................................................................
    Supplies and accessories71................................................................................................................................................................
    2 Printing tasks75................................................................................................................................................................
    Controlling print jobs77................................................................................................................................................................
    Print setting priorities78................................................................................................................................................................
    Selecting print media79................................................................................................................................................................
    Media to avoid79................................................................................................................................................................
    Media that may damage the printer80................................................................................................................................................................
    Configuring input trays81................................................................................................................................................................
    Configuring Tray 1 media type81................................................................................................................................................................
    Configuring Tray 1 media size81................................................................................................................................................................
    Tray 2 and Tray 3 media type82................................................................................................................................................................
    Tray 2 and Tray 3 media size82................................................................................................................................................................
    Tray 2 or Tray 3 custom media82................................................................................................................................................................
    Printing from Tray 1 (multipurpose tray)84................................................................................................................................................................
    Printing envelopes from Tray 184................................................................................................................................................................
    Printing from Tray 2 and Tray 386................................................................................................................................................................
    Loading standard-sized media into Tray 2 and Tray 386................................................................................................................................................................
    Loading custom-sized media into Tray 2 and Tray 388................................................................................................................................................................
    Printing on special media89................................................................................................................................................................
    Transparencies89................................................................................................................................................................
    Glossy paper89................................................................................................................................................................
    Colored paper90................................................................................................................................................................
    Envelopes90................................................................................................................................................................
    Labels91................................................................................................................................................................
    Heavy paper91................................................................................................................................................................
    Preprinted forms and letterhead92................................................................................................................................................................
    Recycled paper92................................................................................................................................................................
    sided (duplex) printing93................................................................................................................................................................
    Control panel settings for 2-sided printing93................................................................................................................................................................
    Options for binding 2-sided printing jobs95................................................................................................................................................................
    Manual 2-sided printing96................................................................................................................................................................
    Special printing situations97................................................................................................................................................................
    Printing a different first page97................................................................................................................................................................
    Printing on custom-size media97................................................................................................................................................................
    Stopping a print request98................................................................................................................................................................
    Job retention features99................................................................................................................................................................
    Storing a print job99................................................................................................................................................................
    Quick copying a job99................................................................................................................................................................
    Proofing and holding a job99................................................................................................................................................................
    Private jobs102................................................................................................................................................................
    Printing with the optional HP Fast InfraRed Receiver104................................................................................................................................................................
    NT, ME, and XP104................................................................................................................................................................
    Setting up to print with Macintosh computers105................................................................................................................................................................
    Printing a job106................................................................................................................................................................
    Interrupting and resuming printing106................................................................................................................................................................
    Managing memory107................................................................................................................................................................
    3 Managing the printer109................................................................................................................................................................
    Printer information pages111................................................................................................................................................................
    Menu map111................................................................................................................................................................
    Configuration page112................................................................................................................................................................
    Supplies status page112................................................................................................................................................................
    Usage page113................................................................................................................................................................
    Demo113................................................................................................................................................................
    File directory113................................................................................................................................................................
    PCL or PS font list114................................................................................................................................................................
    Event log114................................................................................................................................................................
    Print quality troubleshooting pages115................................................................................................................................................................
    Using the embedded Web server116................................................................................................................................................................
    To access the embedded Web server116................................................................................................................................................................
    Information tab117................................................................................................................................................................
    Using Printer Status and Alerts120................................................................................................................................................................
    4 Color123................................................................................................................................................................
    Using color125................................................................................................................................................................
    Paper selection125................................................................................................................................................................
    sRGB126................................................................................................................................................................
    Managing color127................................................................................................................................................................
    Print in Grayscale127................................................................................................................................................................
    Automatic or manual color adjustment127................................................................................................................................................................
    Matching colors130................................................................................................................................................................
    Swatch book color matching130................................................................................................................................................................
    5 Maintenance133................................................................................................................................................................
    Managing the print cartridge135................................................................................................................................................................
    HP print cartridges135................................................................................................................................................................
    Non-HP print cartridges135................................................................................................................................................................
    Print cartridge authentication135................................................................................................................................................................
    Print cartridge storage136................................................................................................................................................................
    Print cartridge life expectancy136................................................................................................................................................................
    Checking the print cartridge life136................................................................................................................................................................
    Changing print cartridges138................................................................................................................................................................
    Replacing supplies140................................................................................................................................................................
    Locating supplies140................................................................................................................................................................
    Supply replacement guidelines140................................................................................................................................................................
    Making room around the printer for replacing supplies141................................................................................................................................................................
    Approximate replacement intervals for supplies142................................................................................................................................................................
    Configuring alerts143................................................................................................................................................................
    6 Problemsolving145................................................................................................................................................................
    Basic troubleshooting checklist147................................................................................................................................................................
    Control panel messages148................................................................................................................................................................
    Status messages148................................................................................................................................................................
    Warning messages148................................................................................................................................................................
    Error messages148................................................................................................................................................................
    Critical error messages148................................................................................................................................................................
    Paper jams174................................................................................................................................................................
    Paper jam recovery175................................................................................................................................................................
    Common causes of paper jams176................................................................................................................................................................
    Clearing jams178................................................................................................................................................................
    Jam in Tray 1, Tray 2, or Tray 3178................................................................................................................................................................
    Jams in the top cover180................................................................................................................................................................
    Jam in paper input path or paper path183................................................................................................................................................................
    Jam in duplex path184................................................................................................................................................................
    Media-handling problems186................................................................................................................................................................
    Printer response problems191................................................................................................................................................................
    Printer control panel problems194................................................................................................................................................................
    Color printing problems195................................................................................................................................................................
    Incorrect printer output197................................................................................................................................................................
    Guidelines for printing with different fonts198................................................................................................................................................................
    Software application problems199................................................................................................................................................................
    Print quality troubleshooting200................................................................................................................................................................
    Print quality problems associated with media200................................................................................................................................................................
    Overhead transparency defects200................................................................................................................................................................
    Print quality problems associated with the environment201................................................................................................................................................................
    Print quality problems associated with jams201................................................................................................................................................................
    Hewlett-Packard limited warranty statement203................................................................................................................................................................
    Limited warranty for print cartridge life205................................................................................................................................................................
    Transfer unit and fuser warranty206................................................................................................................................................................
    HP maintenance agreements207................................................................................................................................................................
    On-site service agreements207................................................................................................................................................................
    Printer specifications209................................................................................................................................................................
    Physical dimensions209................................................................................................................................................................
    Electrical specifications209................................................................................................................................................................
    Operating environment specifications210................................................................................................................................................................
    Acoustic emissions210................................................................................................................................................................
    FCC regulations211................................................................................................................................................................
    Environmental product stewardship program212................................................................................................................................................................
    Protecting the environment212................................................................................................................................................................
    Declaration of Conformity215................................................................................................................................................................
    Safety statements216................................................................................................................................................................
    Laser safety216................................................................................................................................................................
    Canadian DOC regulations216................................................................................................................................................................
    EMI statement (Korea)216................................................................................................................................................................
    VCCI statement (Japan)217................................................................................................................................................................
    Laser Statement for Finland217................................................................................................................................................................
    Luokan 1 laserlaite217................................................................................................................................................................
    Supported media weights and sizes219................................................................................................................................................................
    Printer memory225................................................................................................................................................................
    Installing memory and font DIMMs227................................................................................................................................................................
    To install memory and font DIMMs227................................................................................................................................................................
    Enabling memory230................................................................................................................................................................
    Enabling the language font DIMM230................................................................................................................................................................
    Checking DIMM installation231................................................................................................................................................................
    Installing an HP Jetdirect print server card232................................................................................................................................................................
    To install an HP Jetdirect print server card232................................................................................................................................................................
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