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HP Jetdirect 610n Hardware Installation Manual

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    hp jetdirect 615n/610n/600n Print Server hardware installation guide...

  • Page 3: Hardware Installation Guide

    Hardware Installation Guide This guide is provided in a PDF format that is compatible with screen readers used for accessibility. HP Jetdirect 615N/610N/600N Print Server...

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    INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. Hewlett-Packard shall not be liable for errors contained herein or for incidental or consequential damages in connection with the furnishing, performance or use Hewlett-Packard Company of this material.

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents 1. Introduction Supported Network Protocols ....1-8 Supported Printers ......1-9 Related Documentation .

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    A. Network Configuration Notes Introduction ....... . . A-27 Enabling or Disabling Network Protocols . . . A-27 To Restore Factory Default Values .

  • Page 7: Introduction

    Introduction The HP Jetdirect 615N/610N/600N family of internal print servers are network interface cards for HP Enhanced I/O (EIO) printers and MFP (multifunction peripheral) products. With an HP Jetdirect print server, you can connect and share your printer anywhere on your network and print at network speeds.

  • Page 8: Supported Network Protocols

    Microsoft Windows 95/98/Me/NT4.0/2000/XP J3110A J3111A Novell NetWare 5 via NDPS J4167A UNIX and Linux, including: J4169A Hewlett-Packard HP-UX, Sun J6057A Microsystems Solaris (Sun SPARCsystems only), IBM AIX**, HP MPE-iX**, RedHat Linux, SuSE Linux LPD (line printer daemon) IPP (Internet Printing Protocol)

  • Page 9: Supported Printers

    Supported Printers The HP Jetdirect 615N/610N/600N print servers are supported in all HP printers and multifunction peripheral devices (MFPs) with Enhanced Input/Output (EIO) slots, such as: HP LaserJet EIO printers and MFPs HP Color LaserJet EIO printers and MFPs HP DesignJet EIO large format printers HP Business InkJet EIO printers For most of these printers, you can use the printer’s control panel to configure basic network parameters on the HP Jetdirect...

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    1-10 Introduction ENWW...

  • Page 11: Installing The Print Server

    Installing the Print Server What You Need for Installation The proper HP Jetdirect print server, documentation, and software for your network. The proper network cables and connectors for connecting the card and printer to your network. A static-safe environment for handling the card. CAUTION HP Jetdirect cards contain electronic components that can be damaged by static...

  • Page 12: Step 1. Identify Your Hp Jetdirect 615n/610n/600n Internal Print Server

    Step 1. Identify Your HP Jetdirect 615N/610N/600N Internal Print Server Remove the HP Jetdirect card from its packaging and verify that you have the correct card for your network. HP J3110A (600N) for Ethernet and IEEE 802.3 Type 10Base-T networks (10 Mbps). This card provides a single RJ-45 connector for networks that use unshielded twisted-pair...

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    Data Rate Switch HP J4167A (610N) for Token Ring (IEEE 802.5) networks. A Data Rate switch selects operation for 4-Mbps or 16- Mbps Token Ring networks. This card provides an RJ-45 connector for networks that use unshielded twisted-pair cables, and a DB 9 connector for Type You can use only one Token Ring port: 1, 2 or 6 shielded twisted-pair RJ-45 or DB 9.

  • Page 14: Step 2. (j4167a Only) If Necessary, Set The Token Ring Data Rate Switch

    Step 2. (J4167A Only) If Necessary, Set the Token Ring Data Rate Switch If you have an HP J4167A 610N Token Ring print server, you must set the Data Rate switches on the card to either 4 Mbps or 16 Mbps. The selection depends on the data rate of your Token Ring network.

  • Page 15: Step 3. Before Installing The Card, Verify That Your Printer Works

    Step 3. Before Installing the Card, Verify That Your Printer Works To verify that your printer is working properly, print a Printer Configuration page. The Printer Configuration page will display the operating status of the printer. The steps to print a Printer Configuration page varies with each printer.

  • Page 16: Step 4. Turn Off Your Printer And Insert The Card

    Step 4. Turn Off Your Printer and Insert the Card Figure 2-1 Typical Card Installation and Network Connection RJ-45 1. Turn off the printer. 2. Identify an available HP Enhanced I/O (EIO) slot (typically, in the back of the printer). Note You can install the card into any EIO slot in the HP printer.

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    Note For the HP J3111A 600N Ethernet card, you can connect to the LocalTalk port and to only one of the Ethernet ports (RJ-45 or BNC). For the HP J4167A 610N Token Ring card, you can connect to only one of the Token Ring ports (RJ-45 or DB 9).

  • Page 18: Step 5. Verify That The Hp Jetdirect Card Is Operating Properly

    Step 5. Verify That the HP Jetdirect Card is Operating Properly 1. Print another Printer Configuration Page (or Service Configuration print) as described previously in (page 15) and verify that Jetdirect Configuration Page information also prints. In HP LaserJet printers, a Jetdirect Configuration Page will print for each EIO slot that contains an HP Jetdirect card.

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    Figure 2-2 Example of HP Jetdirect Configuration Page (600N) I/O CARD READY (615N/610N) I/O CARD READY 3. If I/O CARD READY appears, the card has been installed successfully. Proceed to “Step 6. Configure the Card with Network Parameters Required for Your Network.”...

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    Note For HP J6057A 615N or J4169A 610N 10/100Base-TX cards: See Chapter 3 in this guide for link configuration and troubleshooting information. For HP J3111A (600N) LocalTalk-Only Customers: If you are not connected to an Ethernet network, “I/O CARD NOT READY” and “LAN ERROR - EXTERNAL LOOPBACK”...

  • Page 21: Step 6. Configure The Card With Network Parameters Required For Your Network

    Step 6. Configure the Card with Network Parameters Required for Your Network If the card has been successfully installed and is operating correctly, you are now ready to configure the card for network operation. You can configure the card using the following methods: Use the installation and configuration software on the HP Jetdirect CD-ROM.

  • Page 22: Step 7. Install The Printer On Your System (if Not Already Installed)

    Note After the card is configured with network parameters, the configuration values are saved and maintained even after the printer is turned off and back on again. Step 7. Install the Printer On Your System (If Not Already Installed) Depending on the method you use to configure the HP Jetdirect card for network operation, you may still need to set up your computer system for printing.

  • Page 23: 100base-tx Link Configuration

    10/100Base-TX Link Configuration Introduction HP J6057A (615N) or J4169A (610N) 10/100Base-TX print servers support 10 or 100 Mbps operation using full-duplex or half-duplex transmission channels. By default, the print server will attempt to autonegotiate its link operation. When connecting to network hubs and switches that do not support autonegotiation, the print server will configure itself for 10-Mbps or 100-Mbps half-duplex operation.

  • Page 24: Link-speed Leds

    Link-Speed LEDs The HP J6057A/J4169A print server provides 2 light-emitting diodes (LEDs) near the RJ-45 connector. These LEDs indicate the operating link speed of the print server. LED State Description Not linked Link established at either 10 Mbps or 100 Mbps LEDs Link Troubleshooting...

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    Try the following troubleshooting procedures: Verify cabling connections. Configure the print server’s 10/100TX link setting directly (for example, using the EIO menu on the printer’s control panel). Verify that the configuration of the connecting network device (such as a network switch) matches. For example, if you set the print server for 100Base-TX Full-Duplex operation, the port on the network switch must also be set to 100Base-TX Full-Duplex operation.

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    3-26 10/100Base-TX Link Configuration ENWW...

  • Page 27: Network Configuration Notes

    Network Configuration Notes Introduction The HP Jetdirect print server can simultaneously support multiple network communication protocols. This allows network computers that may be using different protocols to communicate with the same printer. Each protocol on the print server may require some configuration before the printer can communicate on the network using that protocol.

  • Page 28: To Restore Factory Default Values

    eliminate unnecessary information on the Jetdirect Configuration Page, which displays status information for all enabled protocols. display protocol-specific error conditions on the printer’s control panel. These warning messages are displayed only if all enabled protocols are unable to print. To Restore Factory Default Values You can restore the Jetdirect print server to factory default values by performing a cold reset on your printer.

  • Page 29: Hp Jetdirect Eio Menu

    HP Jetdirect EIO Menu If your HP EIO printer or multifunction periperhal (MFP) device has a control panel, you can configure basic network parameters through the Jetdirect EIO menu on the printer’s control panel. Printers with control panel support include: HP LaserJet 4000, 4050, 4100, 5000, 8000, 8100, 8150, 9000 Series EIO printers and MFPs HP Color LaserJet 4500, 4550, 8500, 8550 Series EIO printers...

  • Page 30: Classic Control Panel

    Classic Control Panel As described in Table A.1, the HP Jetdirect EIO control panel menu allows you to enable or disable network protocols, and configure selected network parameters. On the control panel display, an asterisk (*) is used to identify the selected value. Table A.1 HP Jetdirect EIO Classic Control Panel Menu (1 of 2) Menu Item...

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    Table A.1 HP Jetdirect EIO Classic Control Panel Menu (2 of 2) Menu Item Description CFG TCP/IP=NO* Selects whether you want to access the TCP/IP menu and set TCP/IP protocol parameters. NO* (default): Bypass the TCP/IP menu items. YES*: Access the TCP/IP menu items. In the TCP/IP menu, you can specify BOOTP=YES* or DHCP=YES* for TCP/IP parameters to be automatically configured by a...

  • Page 32: Graphical Control Panel

    Graphical Control Panel On graphical control panels, a numeric keypad and navigation buttons are used to access HP Jetdirect EIO menu items. For a description of menu items and options, see Table A.2. Table A.2 HP Jetdirect EIO Graphical Control Panel Menu (1 of 2) Menu Options Description of settings...

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    Table A.2 HP Jetdirect EIO Graphical Control Panel Menu (2 of 2) Menu Options Description of settings Item IPX/SPX ENABLE ON: Enable the IPX/SPX protocol OFF: Disable the IPX/SPX protocol FRAME Selects the frame type setting for your network. TYPE AUTO: (Default) automatically sets and limits the frame type to the first one detected.

  • Page 34: Configuring Ipx Frame Types

    Configuring IPX Frame Types On IPX/SPX protocol networks (for example, Novell NetWare), the format of network communication frames must be specified on the card. In most cases, you can keep the default Frame Type setting, which is AUTO (“Automatic”). However, you can set the frame type format if required.

  • Page 35: Configuring Apple Ethertalk Phase Parameters (600n Ethernet Cards Only

    Configuring Apple EtherTalk Phase Parameters (600N Ethernet Cards Only) Note For HP J6057A 615N or J4169A 610N print servers, the AppleTalk phase parameter is set to phase 2 and is not configurable. You can configure Apple EtherTalk parameters if the Apple EtherTalk protocol is enabled, and the PostScript printer language is enabled.

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    A-36 ENWW...

  • Page 37: Specifications And Regulatory Statements

    Specifications and Regulatory Statements Specifications HP Jetdirect 615N/610N/600N Internal Print Server HP J3110A (600N) Ethernet, IEEE 802.3 Type 10Base-T (RJ-45) HP J3111A (600N) Ethernet, IEEE 802.3 Type 10Base-T (RJ-45), Type 10Base2 (BNC), and LocalTalk (Mini-DIN 8) HP J4167A (610N) Token Ring/IEEE 802.5 (RJ-45 or DB-9) HP J4169A (610N) Ethernet/Fast Ethernet, IEEE 802.3 and IEEE 802.3u 10/100Base-TX (RJ-45)

  • Page 38: Regulatory Statements

    Pursuant to Part 15.21 of the FCC Rules, any changes or modifications to this equipment not expressly approved by the Hewlett-Packard Company may cause interference and void the FCC authorization to operate this equipment.

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    FCC Class B for HP J3111A with LocalTalk Only. This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against interference in a residential installation.

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    HP Jetdirect 600N/610N/615N Print Servers B-40 ENWW...

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    Australia This equipment complies with Australian EMC requirements. Canada This equipment complies with Canadian EMC Class-A requirements. VCCI Class A (Japan) RRL Statement (Korea) Taiwan Class A. B-41 ENWW...

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    Chinese Safety Statement B-42 ENWW...

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    Copyright © 2001 Hewlett-Packard Company English 5971-3231...

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Jetdirect 615n, Jetdirect 600n

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