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HP Color LaserJet 4600hdn Service Manual

HP Color LaserJet 4600hdn Service Manual (366 pages)

Brand: HP | Category: Printers / laser printers | Size: 11.47 MB
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................................................................................................................................................................
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 the printer and accessories74................................................................................................................................................................
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................................................................................................................................................................
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 troubleshooting249................................................................................................................................................................
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 configuration265................................................................................................................................................................
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 configuration281................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 7-7 Printer configuration281................................................................................................................................................................
Supplies status282................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 7-8 Supplies status282................................................................................................................................................................
Usage283................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 7-9 Usage283................................................................................................................................................................
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................................................................................................................................................................
Test294................................................................................................................................................................
Engine test294................................................................................................................................................................
Formatter test294................................................................................................................................................................
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................................................................................................................................................................
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................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 8-15 Paper pickup assembly336................................................................................................................................................................
Table 8-15 Paper pickup assembly336................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 8-16 ETB assembly337................................................................................................................................................................
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 Color LaserJet 4600hdn User Manual

HP Color LaserJet 4600hdn User Manual (244 pages)

Hewlett-Packard Color LaserJet User Guide  
Brand: HP | Category: Printer | Size: 3.89 MB
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 460020................................................................................................................................................................
HP Color LaserJet 4600n (Europe only)20................................................................................................................................................................
HP Color LaserJet 4600dn20................................................................................................................................................................
HP Color LaserJet 4600dtn20................................................................................................................................................................
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................................................................................................................................................................
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 first97................................................................................................................................................................
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................................................................................................................................................................
Setting up to print with Macintosh computers105................................................................................................................................................................
Printing a job106................................................................................................................................................................
Interrupting and resuming printing106................................................................................................................................................................
Managing memory107................................................................................................................................................................
Printer information111................................................................................................................................................................
Menu map111................................................................................................................................................................
Configuration112................................................................................................................................................................
Supplies status112................................................................................................................................................................
Usage113................................................................................................................................................................
Demo113................................................................................................................................................................
File directory113................................................................................................................................................................
Event log114................................................................................................................................................................
Print quality troubleshooting115................................................................................................................................................................
Using the embedded Web server116................................................................................................................................................................
To access the embedded Web server116................................................................................................................................................................
Information tab117................................................................................................................................................................
Using Printer Status and Alerts120................................................................................................................................................................
Using color125................................................................................................................................................................
HP ImageREt 2400125................................................................................................................................................................
Paper selection125................................................................................................................................................................
Color options125................................................................................................................................................................
sRGB126................................................................................................................................................................
Managing color127................................................................................................................................................................
Print in Grayscale127................................................................................................................................................................
Automatic or manual color adjustment127................................................................................................................................................................
Matching colors130................................................................................................................................................................
PANTONEĀ®* color matching130................................................................................................................................................................
Swatch book color matching130................................................................................................................................................................
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................................................................................................................................................................
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................................................................................................................................................................
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 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................................................................................................................................................................
HP Color LaserJet 4600hdn Supplementary Manual

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