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C8088B
Multifunction Finisher
Administrator Guide

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  • Page 1 C8088B Multifunction Finisher Administrator Guide...
  • Page 3 Multifunction Finisher Administrator Guide...
  • Page 4 Copyright and License © 2007 Copyright Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. Reproduction, adaptation or translation without prior written permission is prohibited, except as allowed under the copyright laws. The information contained herein is subject to change without notice. The only warranties for HP products and...
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Table of contents 1 Product basics Features and benefits ........................... 2 Identify the HP Multifunction Finisher parts ..................3 Light patterns ............................4 Compatibility with HP LaserJet 9000 Series products ................5 Attach the HP Multifunction Finisher ....................6 2 Finisher tasks Configure default control-panel settings ....................
  • Page 6 Circuit capacity ........................37 Operating environment ...................... 37 Protecting the environment ....................38 Disposal of Waste Equipment by Users in Private Household in the European Union ..........................38 Supported media types ...................... 38 Supported media ....................... 39 Appendix B Regulatory information Declaration of conformity ........................
  • Page 7: Product Basics

    Product basics ● Features and benefits ● Identify the HP Multifunction Finisher parts ● Light patterns ● Compatibility with HP LaserJet 9000 Series products ● Attach the HP Multifunction Finisher ENWW...
  • Page 8: Features And Benefits

    Features and benefits The HP Multifunction Finisher offers multiple custom-finishing options in an easy-to-use device. You can produce complete, professional-looking documents in-house in a single step, eliminating the time and expense involved in sending documents out to professional finishing services. You can use the device to stack, staple, saddle stitch, and fold large quantities of documents on demand.
  • Page 9: Identify The Hp Multifunction Finisher Parts

    Identify the HP Multifunction Finisher parts Booklet bin: This bin stacks up to 40 booklets composed of up to 5 sheets (20 finished pages) of A3- and ledger-size paper. Stacker bin: This bin holds up to 1,000 sheets of A4- and letter-size paper or up to 500 sheets of A3- and ledger-size paper. Folding area: The area that folds the jobs.
  • Page 10: Light Patterns

    Light patterns Figure 1-1 Location of LED light NOTE: Your printer or MFP model might differ from the one shown. The user LED light, located on the front of the device, indicates a general error status. Use the following table to interpret device status using the LED light. Table 1-1 User LED light patterns Light status...
  • Page 11: Compatibility With Hp Laserjet 9000 Series Products

    ● HP LaserJet 9050 ● HP LaserJet 9040mfp ● HP LaserJet 9050mfp ● HP Color LaserJet 9500 ● HP Color LaserJet 9500mfp Series products ● HP LaserJet M9040 MFP ● HP LaserJet M9050 MFP For the HP Multifunction Finisher to work with the HP LaserJet 9000 and 9000mfp Series products, perform the following steps to update the firmware: Find the firmware files for your printer at http://www.hp.com/.
  • Page 12: Attach The Hp Multifunction Finisher

    Attach the HP Multifunction Finisher WARNING! To avoid a malfunction, do not attach the HP Multifunction Finisher by pushing on the stacker tray. A 66.12.36 error message might appear if the device is attached incorrectly. Figure 1-2 Attaching the HP Multifunction Finisher - Incorrect method To attach the HP Multifunction Finisher, hold the device on both sides of the side cover, and push the device towards the printer.
  • Page 13: Finisher Tasks

    Finisher tasks ● Configure default control-panel settings ● Configure the printer driver to recognize the HP Multifunction Finisher ● Booklet printing with the HP Multifunction Finisher ● Use the stapler ● Choose the output bin ENWW...
  • Page 14: Configure Default Control-Panel Settings

    Change the default job offset, default stapler actions, and default fold line adjustments through the control panel. Configure control-panel settings on the HP LaserJet 9050, HP LaserJet 9040mfp, HP LaserJet 9050mfp, HP Color LaserJet 9500, and HP Color LaserJet 9500mfp Series Press to enter the menus.
  • Page 15 Table 2-3 STACK OPTION Face Up If the default action is set to FACE UP, all of the printing jobs are stacked face-up. Face Down If the default action is set to FACE DOWN, all of the printing jobs are stacked face-down. Table 2-4 FOLD LINE ADJUST FOLD LINE ADJUST LTR-R and A4-R...
  • Page 16: Configure The Printer Driver To Recognize The Hp Multifunction Finisher

    Configure the printer driver to recognize the HP Multifunction Finisher Windows NOTE: To take full advantage of the paper-handling capabilities of the printer/MFP, set the operation mode in the printer driver for each user. For Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, and Windows Vista computers in classic view, click the Start button, point to Settings, and then click Printers.
  • Page 17: Booklet Printing With The Hp Multifunction Finisher

    Booklet printing with the HP Multifunction Finisher This section explains the steps involved in creating a booklet in the printer driver, and provides the steps ® for Windows and Macintosh computers. NOTE: Automatic folding and stapling of a booklet requires the HP Multifunction Finisher. If the printer does not have the HP Multifunction Finisher, the printer can print the pages in the correct order, and the pages can then be folded and stapled or bound manually.
  • Page 18: Print A Booklet On Macintosh Computers

    NOTE: The following procedure changes the printer settings temporarily for a print job. After the document prints, the printer settings return to the defaults that are configured in the printer driver. To change the printer default settings, see Change default settings on Windows computers on page In the software program, open the document to be printed.
  • Page 19 NOTE: The terminology that is used to describe layout in Figure 2-1 Printing left-to-right (note the page numbers) on page 13 might be different for different programs. If it is not possible to set these options in the page setup options of the software program, set them in the printer driver.
  • Page 20: Change Default Settings On Windows Computers

    Short-edge landscape Long-edge landscape Change default settings on Windows computers Use the following procedures to change the default settings in the printer driver for all software programs used on the computer. Use the following steps for Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, and Windows Vista computers.
  • Page 21: Saddle Stitch A Booklet Using Macintosh

    Select the Output tab. Select Fold & Stitch under the Staple option of the Output Option section. Saddle stitch a booklet using Macintosh Click File, and then click Print. On the drop-down menu, click Output Options. On the drop-down menu, click Booklet Bin. Click Fold/Saddle Stitch.
  • Page 22: Use The Stapler

    Where and how you make selections depends on your program or driver. If you cannot select the stapler from the program or driver, select the stapler from the control panel. HP LaserJet 9040/9050 and HP Color LaserJet 9500 Press to enter the menus.
  • Page 23: Staple Documents

    Your stapling options are None, One, or Two staples. Staple documents Windows Click File, click Print, and then click Properties. Select the printer. Click Preferences or Properties. On the Output tab, click the Staple drop-down list, and click the desired stapling option. Macintosh On the File menu, click Print (Command + P).
  • Page 24 Turn the large green knob until you see the blue dot (this indicates that the stapler is fully open). Turn the small green knob at the top of the stapler unit clockwise until the staple cartridge moves to the left of the stapler unit. CAUTION: The blue dot must appear in the window of the stapler unit before you remove the staple cartridge.
  • Page 25 Slide the stapler unit into the device. Close the stapler-unit door. ENWW Use the stapler...
  • Page 26: Choose The Output Bin

    Choose the output bin Identify the output bins The device has two output locations: the stacker bin and the booklet bin. Stacker bin (bin 1) Booklet bin (bin 2) The default stacker bin (bin 1) provides 1,000 sheets of stacking capacity and delivers documents face- up or face-down, depending on which option is selected in the driver.
  • Page 27 Select the output location for the HP LaserJet 9040/9050 and HP Color LaserJet 9500 to scroll to CONFIGURE DEVICE and press to scroll to PRINTING and press to scroll to PAPER DESTINATION and press to scroll to the output bin or device you want and press .
  • Page 28 Chapter 2 Finisher tasks ENWW...
  • Page 29: Problem Solving

    Problem solving ● Resolve common problems ● Control-panel messages ● Clear jams ENWW...
  • Page 30: Resolve Common Problems

    Resolve common problems Table 3-1 Common device problems Situation Possible Reason The device does not turn on. ● Make sure that the power cord is firmly plugged into the 2,000-sheet input tray. NOTE: This does not apply to the HP Color LaserJet 9500mfp.
  • Page 31 Table 3-1 Common device problems (continued) Situation Possible Reason ● The job went to a different output location than expected. The paper does not meet the specifications for the output bin. (See Specifications on page 35, or go to .) ●...
  • Page 32: Control-Panel Messages

    Control-panel messages The following table explains device messages that might appear on the control panel. Table 3-2 Control-panel messages Control panel message Description Recommended action CLOSE FRONT DOOR ON LEFT The stapler door is open or is not closed Close the stapler door correctly. ACCESSORY correctly.
  • Page 33 Table 3-2 Control-panel messages (continued) Control panel message Description Recommended action 13.12.41 - JAM IN LEFT ACCESSORY A paper jam exists in the folding area. Check for jammed media in the input area and the folding area of the device. 13.12.42 - JAM IN LEFT ACCESSORY 13.12.43 - JAM IN LEFT ACCESSORY 13.12.51 - JAM IN LEFT ACCESSORY...
  • Page 34: Clear Jams

    Clear jams The following tasks explain what to do when a JAM IN LEFT ACCESSORY message or other jam- related messages appear on the control panel. NOTE: When clearing jams, be very careful not to tear the media. If even a small piece of media is left in the device, it can cause additional jams.
  • Page 35 Slowly and carefully pull the paper straight out of the finisher so that it does not tear. Close the finisher cover. Clear jams in between the multifunction finisher and the printer/MFP Move the finisher away from the printer/MFP.
  • Page 36 Push the multifunction finisher back into place.
  • Page 37 Open the stapler-unit door.
  • Page 38 Clear a staple jam from the device Open the stapler-unit door.
  • Page 39 Remove the staple cartridge. Pull up on the lever labeled with a green dot. Remove the damaged staple. Press down on the lever labeled with a green dot. Reinstall the staple cartridge. ENWW Clear jams...
  • Page 40 Slide the stapler unit into the device. Close the stapler-unit door.
  • Page 41: Appendix A Specifications

    Specifications ● Physical specifications ● Environmental specifications ENWW...
  • Page 42: Physical Specifications

    Physical specifications Prepare a location for the device that allows for the following physical and environmental requirements, in addition to the requirements for your printer. NOTE: The drawings shown are not to scale. Figure A-1 HP Multifunction Finisher (side view) Figure A-2 HP Multifunction Finisher (top view) Location requirements for the printer/MFP:...
  • Page 43: Environmental Specifications

    Environmental specifications Power consumption Product state Power consumption (average, in Power consumption with typical watts) output device Printing (110 to 127 V units) (220 to 240 1,075 watts 1,075 watts 1,130 watts 1,130 watts V units) Standby (110 to 127 V units) (220 to 240 440 watts 440 watts 485 watts 485 watts V units)
  • Page 44: Protecting The Environment

    Protecting the environment Hewlett-Packard Company is committed to providing quality products in an environmentally sound manner. The HP Multifunction Finisher has been designed with several attributes that minimize impacts on the environment. Disposal of Waste Equipment by Users in Private Household in the...
  • Page 45: Supported Media

    ● Envelopes ● Cut-sheet paper ● User-defined paper (five types) Supported media NOTE: Transparencies, envelopes, prepunched, cut-sheet paper, and labels are only supported in bin 1. NOTE: Custom paper sizes are not supported for booklet making. Table A-1 Supported media specifications Output bin and Stapler Capacity Media...
  • Page 46 Table A-2 Number of sheets that can be stapled, listed by media weight (continued) Media weight Letter/A4 Ledger/A3 and Legal/B4 75 g/m (20 lb) 80 g/m (21 lb) 90 g/m (24 lb) 105 g/m (28 lb) 163 g/m (43 lb) 199 g/m (53 lb) * Denotes approximate numbers...
  • Page 47: Appendix B Regulatory Information

    Regulatory information ● Declaration of conformity ● FCC regulations ● Canadian DOC regulations ● VCCI statement (Japan) ● EMI statement (Korea) ● EMI statement (Taiwan) ENWW...
  • Page 48: Declaration Of Conformity

    Boise, Idaho , USA January 25, 2007 For regulatory topics only: European Contact: Your Local Hewlett-Packard Sales and Service Office or Hewlett-Packard GmbH, Department HQ-TRE / Standards Europe, Herrenberger Straße 140, D-71034 Böblingen, Germany, (FAX: +49-7031-14-3143) USA Contact: Product Regulations Manager, Hewlett-Packard Company, PO Box 15, Mail Stop 160, Boise, ID 83707-0015, , (Phone:...
  • Page 49: Fcc Regulations

    FCC regulations This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class A digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy.
  • Page 50: Canadian Doc Regulations

    Canadian DOC regulations Complies with Canadian EMC Class A requirements. « Conforme à la classe A des normes canadiennes de compatibilité électromagnétiques. « CEM ». » VCCI statement (Japan) EMI statement (Korea) EMI statement (Taiwan) Appendix B Regulatory information ENWW...
  • Page 51: Appendix C Service And Support

    HP LaserJet 9040 ● HP LaserJet 9050 ● HP LaserJet 9040mfp ● HP LaserJet 9050mfp ● HP Color LaserJet 9500 ● HP Color LaserJet 9500mfp Series products ● HP LaserJet M9040 MFP ● HP LaserJet M9050 MFP Warranty information See the warranty booklet that came with your printer or HP Multifunction Finisher for warranty information.
  • Page 52 Appendix C Service and support ENWW...
  • Page 53: Index

    Index selecting covers 14 A3 paper stapling capability by media electrical specifications stapling capability by weight 40 power requirements 37 weight 39 energy consumption 37 stapling capability by weight, environmental specifications 36, Canadian DOC regulations 44 booklets 40 cardstock accessories error messages 26 stapling 16 control panel messages 26...
  • Page 54 placement of staples 8 stapling saddle stitch positions 9 performing 17 selecting for output 20 troubleshooting 24, 25 stitching. See saddle stitching storage specifications 37 media error messages 26 HP LaserJet Media Specification Taiwan EMI statement 44 Guide 39 troubleshooting stapling capability by common problems 24 weight 39...