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HP 4050 - LaserJet B/W Laser Printer User Manual

Hp fast infrared receiver for hp laserjet printers and hp mopiers - user guide
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HP Fast InfraRed Receiver
for HP LaserJet Printers
and HP Mopiers
User Guide



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  • Page 1 English HP Fast InfraRed Receiver for HP LaserJet Printers and HP Mopiers User Guide...
  • Page 3: User Guide

    HP Fast InfraRed Receiver for HP LaserJet Printers and HP Mopiers User Guide...
  • Page 4 DISCLAIMS THE in certain jurisdictions. IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. Hewlett-Packard shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or other damage alleged in connection with the furnishing or use of this information.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Overview..........1 System Requirements .
  • Page 7: Overview

    HP Fast InfraRed Receiver Overview Thank you for purchasing the HP Fast InfraRed Receiver. This device is an infrared (IR) adapter that complies with the communications protocol specifications established by the InfraRed Data Association (IRDA). CAUTION Only connect the HP Fast InfraRed Receiver to an HP LaserJet printer or mopier.
  • Page 8: System Requirements

    The printing connection is maintained by positioning the sending IR port within operating range of the receiving IR port (see “Executing the Print Job” on page 10). Note that the connection can be blocked by objects such as a hand, paper, direct sunlight, or any bright light shining into either IR port.
  • Page 9: Features

    Features Complies with IRDA communications protocol specifications Compatible with a wide variety of IRDA-compliant portable computers Provides wireless data transfer Transmits data at speeds up to 4 Mbps HP Fast InfraRed Receiver 3...
  • Page 10: Getting Started

    Getting Started This section contains procedures for installing the HP Fast InfraRed Receiver. The main steps include: Installing the HP Fast InfraRed Receiver Installing the IR driver in Windows 9x or Mac OS Figure 1 HP Fast InfraRed Receiver Package Contents HP Fast InfraRed Receiver Velcro fasteners User Guide...
  • Page 11: Installing The Hp Fast Infrared Receiver

    Installing the HP Fast InfraRed Receiver Figure 2 IR Port on a HP LaserJet Printer Follow the instructions below to print a configuration page. Turn the printer’s power switch off. Attach the HP Fast InfraRed Receiver to the IR port on the rear of the HP LaserJet printer.
  • Page 12 Press Select to print the configuration page. The configuration page shows the printer’s current configuration. An HP JetDirect network configuration page will also print for networked printers and mopiers. A configuration summary prints. On the first page of the printout, under Installed Personalities and Options , check for “IR POD (IRDA-Compliant).”...
  • Page 13 Figure 3 Attaching the Velcro Fasteners Figure 4 HP Fast InfraRed Receiver After Installation HP Fast InfraRed Receiver 7...
  • Page 14: Installing The Ir Driver In Windows 9X

    Installing the IR Driver in Windows 9x If your version of Windows does not have the HP Fast InfraRed driver pre-installed, you can download it from the Internet at no charge. The address is Use the search feature on the web page to locate the correct driver. After downloading the InfraRed driver, complete these steps: Start the SETUP.EXE program to invoke the Windows 95 Add InfraRed Device wizard.
  • Page 15: Printing With The Hp Fast Infrared Receiver

    Printing with the HP Fast InfraRed Receiver Setting Up to Print with Windows 9x Before launching the HP Fast InfraRed driver, complete the following steps: From the Printers panel, select your HP LaserJet printer as the default printer. While in the same Printers panel, go to Properties/ Details, and make sure that Virtual Infrared LPT Port is selected.
  • Page 16: Executing The Print Job

    Executing the Print Job Align your portable computer (or other portable device equipped with an IRDA-compliant IR window) within 1 meter (2 to 3 feet maximum) of the HP Fast InfraRed Receiver. The IR window must be at an angle of +/- 15 degrees to ensure an effective connection for printing.
  • Page 17 Execute the print job. The status indicator on the HP Fast InfraRed Receiver lights up, and, after a short delay, the printer status panel displays a message. If the status indicator does not light up, realign the HP Fast InfraRed Receiver with the IR port on the sending device, re-send the print job, and maintain the alignment of all devices as shown in Figure 5.
  • Page 18: Handling And Care

    Handling and Care The HP Fast InfraRed Receiver is a delicate electronic device that should be treated with the same care as your printer. In addition, follow these precautions at all times: Avoid discharging static electricity to the HP Fast InfraRed Receiver.
  • Page 19: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting If you have a problem while operating the HP Fast InfraRed Receiver, follow these steps: Verify in your computer user’s guide that your equipment is compatible with the HP Fast InfraRed Receiver, fulfills system requirements, and you have performed the correct hardware and software installation procedures.
  • Page 20: Troubleshooting Chart

    Troubleshooting Chart Condition Solution IR port status indicator does not Make sure the printer is in mode and that the light up. IR port you are printing from is IRDA-compliant and within the range of operation described in “Executing the Print Job” on page 10. Make sure the HP Fast InfraRed Receiver is properly connected to the printer.
  • Page 21 Troubleshooting Chart (Continued) Condition Solution The printer prints only part of a The connection has been broken during page or document. transmission. If you move the portable device during transmission, the connection can be broken. IRDA-compliant devices are designed to recover from temporary connection interruptions.
  • Page 22: Specifications

    Specifications Product Specifications Physical Dimensions Height 0.64 in (16.3 mm) Width 1.70 in (43.0 mm) Depth 3.07 in (78.0 mm) Weight 8 oz. Electrical Specifications Power Consumption During standby - 0.4 W During transmission - 2.0 W/400 mA Voltage 5 V DC Environmental Specifications Operating Temperature 50 to 91...
  • Page 23: Din Pin-Outs

    DIN Pin-Outs The HP Fast InfraRed Receiver uses the eight position mini- DIN connector. A functional description of the pins follows. Figure 6 Eight-Position Mini-DIN Connector DIN Connector Pin-Outs PIN Number Signal Name 1 (Indicator LED) -SIGNAL_DETECT 2 (single-ended signal) -RX_SIR 3 (Differential data) -TX (Transmit Data)
  • Page 24: Declaration Of Conformity

    The product herewith complies with the requirements of the following Directive and carries the CE-marking accordingly: the EMC Directive 89/336/EEC 1) The product was tested in a typical configuration with Hewlett-Packard Personal Computer Systems. 2) This Device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the...
  • Page 25: Federal Communications Commission (Fcc)

    Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. Compliance to these regulations requires the use of shielded cables. Changes or modifications to the equipment not expressly approved by Hewlett-Packard could void the user's authority to operate it. HP Fast InfraRed Receiver 19...
  • Page 26: Statement

    Canadian Department of Communications (DOC) Statement This digital apparatus does not exceed the Class B limits for radio noise emissions from digital apparatus as set out in the Radio Interference Requirements of the Canadian Department of Communications. Compliance to these regulations requires the use of shielded cables.
  • Page 27: Warranty

    Warranty HP warrants that the HP Fast InfraRed Receiver will be free from defects, and will meet the InfraRed Receiver specifications as presented by HP at the time of original purchase, for one year. Under this warranty HP will, at its sole option, repair or replace any InfraRed Receiver which is defective or does not meet the InfraRed Receiver specifications.
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  • Page 30 Copyright© 1999 Hewlett-Packard Co.

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