HP 140 Basic Manual

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    140 series basics guide...

  • Page 2: Safety Statements

    For regulatory identification purposes, your product is assigned a Regulatory Model Number. The Regulatory Model Number for your product is SDGOA-0314. This regulatory number should not be confused with the marketing name (hp photosmart 140 series printer) or product number (Q3025A).

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    ..... . 32 print from an hp direct-printing digital camera ..35 connect your hp direct-printing digital camera to the printer .

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  • Page 5: Get Started, Welcome

    Thank you for purchasing an HP Photosmart 140 Series printer! With your new, compact photo printer, you can print beautiful photos quickly and easily without having to use a computer. For information about: • Printing photos stored on your digital camera’s memory card, see print from a memory card on page 17.

  • Page 6: Documentation

    140.html file. print the hp photosmart printer help – Windows PC: Click Print in the top navigation bar of the HP Photosmart Printer Help window. – Macintosh: Click in the frame you want to print. From the File menu, select Print, or click Print in the top navigation bar of the browser.

  • Page 7: Quick Start

    quick start Printing photos is as easy as 1-2-3! Here’s how you do it. Caution! You can permanently damage your equipment if you do not correctly install the print cartridge and insert the memory card. For detailed instructions, see install or replace the print cartridge on page 14 and insert a memory card on page 18.

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    Index number of selected photo button until you see button ™ ™ SmartMedia ™ xD-Picture Card ™ ® Sony Memory Sticks ™ Print index? OK or Cancel. 1 - 17 button ANCEL button RINT Select:#_ ELECT HOTOS button hp photosmart 140 series...

  • Page 9: Printer Parts, Front Of The Printer

    printer parts front of the printer Paper tray door Open this door to load paper or insert a memory card Memory card slots For more information, see memory card slots on page 7 Paper width guide Adjust this guide to fit close to the edge of the paper in the paper tray basics guide...

  • Page 10: Back Of The Printer, Indicator Lights

    Blinking (Red) The printer requires attention USB port Use this port to connect the printer to your computer or to an HP direct-printing digital camera Power cord connection Use this port to connect the power cord included with the printer...

  • Page 11: Memory Card Slots, Control Panel

    Note: The S computer. For more information, see the HP Photosmart Printer Help. For information about viewing the printer help, see view the hp photosmart printer help on page 2. basics guide...

  • Page 12: Lcd Screen

    Text Message Shows text messages: • For the printer menu • To guide you through the printing process • To provide status information about the printer Copies Shows the number of times the selected photos will print hp photosmart 140 series...

  • Page 13: Printer Menu, Printer Settings, Change The Print Quality

    printer menu You can view the printer menu on the printer’s LCD screen when no memory card is inserted and the printer is turned on. Use the printer menu to: • Clean the print cartridge • Print a test page •...

  • Page 14: Change The Borderless Printing Option

    0.5 inch (1.25 cm) white border that you can trim off. For truly borderless photos, use photo paper with a 0.5 inch (1.25 cm) tear-off tab, such as HP premium plus photo paper. Note: HP does not recommend printing borderless photos on plain paper.

  • Page 15: Change The Lcd Screen Language And Country/region, Exif Print

    change the LCD screen language and country/region If you purchased your printer in a country other than the U.S. or Canada, you are asked to set the language and country/region for the printer’s LCD screen the first time you turn on the printer. You can use the printer’s control panel to change the printer’s language and country/region settings at any time.

  • Page 16: Paper Information, Load The Paper

    3.5 x 5 inches with 0.5 inch tab (90 x 127 mm with 12.5 mm tab) To get the best performance from your printer, use genuine HP photo paper. For more information, see recommended paper on page 51. Note: If you are printing from the computer and using HP photo paper, select the paper type when you set the print settings.

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    Output guide Paper width guide Tip: With paper other than HP premium plus photo paper, you may experience paper feeding or ejecting problems. Try loading fewer sheets of paper at a time and make sure the edges of the paper stack are lined up.

  • Page 18: Print Cartridge Information, Install Or Replace The Print Cartridge

    Your HP Photosmart 140 Series printer can print color and black and white photos. HP provides two types of print cartridges so you can choose the best print cartridge for your project. For the highest quality photos, follow these guidelines: To print…...

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    Open the print cartridge door. The red On/Attention light flashes when the print cartridge door is open. Note: For instructions on removing a previously installed print cartridge, see remove the print cartridge on page 16. Place the print cartridge in the print cartridge cradle with the copper contacts facing toward the inside of the printer and the ink nozzles facing down.

  • Page 20: Remove The Print Cartridge

    If there is ink in the print cartridge, place the cartridge in a print cartridge protector for storage. If the print cartridge is empty, discard or recycle the print cartridge. For information about recycling print cartridges, go to www.hp.com/recycle. OAD PLAIN PAPER THEN hp photosmart 140 series...

  • Page 21: Print From A Memory Card, Supported Memory Cards

    Note: You can also print photos using your computer. For more information, see the HP Photosmart Printer Help. For information about viewing the printer help, see view the hp photosmart printer help on page 2. supported memory cards Your HP Photosmart printer can read the following memory cards: •...

  • Page 22: Insert A Memory Card

    For more information, see the HP Photosmart Printer Help. For information about viewing the printer help, see view the hp photosmart printer help on page 2. insert a memory card After you have taken pictures with your digital camera, remove the memory card from the camera and insert it into your printer.

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    To insert a memory card: Remove any memory cards that are already inserted into any of the memory card slots. Caution! Do not pull out a memory card while the memory card light is blinking. For more information, see remove a memory card on page 22. Hold the memory card so the correct side faces up.

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    • Label faces up, and angled corner is on the right • Metal contacts face down • Angled corner is on the left, and if the label has an arrow, the arrow points toward the printer • Label and metal contacts face down hp photosmart 140 series...

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    Memory card Memory card slot How to hold and insert the memory card Sony Memory Bottom-right slot Sticks xD-Picture Card Lower-right portion of the top-right double slot Note: If you used your digital camera to select photos on the memory card for printing, a message appears on the printer’s LCD screen asking if you want to print the camera-selected photos.

  • Page 26: Remove A Memory Card, Decide Which Photos To Print, Print A Photo Index

    For more information, see the HP Photosmart Printer Help. For information about viewing the printer help, see view the hp photosmart printer help on page 2. print a photo index A photo index shows thumbnail views and index numbers for all the photos stored on the memory card, up to 2000 photos.

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    The thumbnail views on a photo index print at low resolution in order to print quickly, so they do not represent the final print quality of the photos. Index numbers appear in the corner of each thumbnail view. Use the index numbers to identify which photos you want to print.

  • Page 28: Select Photos To Print, Select A Single Photo

    :# appears on the printer’s LCD screen, press the ELECT button until the index number of the photo you button. appears AYOUT NDEX PAGE appears ELECT option ELECT . For information about printing button. To print a ANCEL RINT ELECT hp photosmart 140 series...

  • Page 29: Select Multiple Photos

    Press the OK button to select the photo. The index number of the selected photo appears in the Selected Photos section at the bottom of the printer’s LCD screen. select multiple photos Insert a memory card into the printer’s memory card slot. For more information, see insert a memory card on page 18.

  • Page 30: Select A Continuous Range Of Photos

    ELECT IRST IN RANGE button until the index number of the first ELECT HOTOS :#__ L appears on the printer’s LCD ELECT AST IN RANGE button. To print a ANCEL RINT appears on the printer’s LCD hp photosmart 140 series...

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    Press the S photo in the range appears on the printer’s LCD screen. Press the OK button. The selected range of photos appears in the Selected Photos section at the bottom of the printer’s LCD screen. The message S Text Message section at the top of the printer’s LCD screen. If you like, you can select additional photos or ranges of photos for printing.

  • Page 32: Select All Photos

    RINT INDEX ANCEL :# appears on the printer’s LCD screen, press the ELECT button until S appears on the printer’s LCD ELECT ELECT button. To print a ANCEL RINT option ELECT to select all photos on the hp photosmart 140 series...

  • Page 33: Select New Photos

    select new photos You can select all the “new” photos on your memory card. “New” photos are photos that haven’t previously been printed from the printer’s control panel. Each time you insert a memory card into the printer’s memory card slot and print photos using the printer’s control panel, the printer tags the photos so that the next time you insert the same memory card, the printer will “remember”...

  • Page 34: Clear Photos

    Note: When you press the OK button to clear all selected photos, any print settings you have entered for the selected photos will also be cleared. button. ANCEL button for two seconds. ANCEL ? and then P LEAR ALL SELECTIONS RESS CANCEL. flash ANCEL hp photosmart 140 series...

  • Page 35: Print Photos, Print Unmarked Digital Photos

    print photos Your printer can print digital photos that are stored on a memory card. Digital photos may be unmarked or camera-selected. For a list of supported digital photo file types, see printer specifications on page 52. print unmarked digital photos Unmarked digital photos are standard digital photos that you stored on the memory card but have not marked for printing.

  • Page 36: Print Camera-selected Photos

    Insert the memory card into the printer’s memory card slot. For more information, see insert a memory card on page 18. + or – button to change the number of OPIES button. RINT RINTING button. The ANCEL will appear on ANCELLED hp photosmart 140 series...

  • Page 37: Print From An Hp Direct-printing Digital Camera

    31. If you have an HP direct-printing digital camera, you can also print camera- selected photos by connecting the camera directly to the printer. For more information, see print from an hp direct-printing digital camera on page 35.

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  • Page 39: Connect Your Hp Direct-printing Digital Camera To The Printer

    Your printer allows you to print beautiful photos from an HP direct-printing digital camera without using your computer. To see a list of the HP direct-printing digital cameras that work with your printer, go to www.hp.com/support, select your country or region, then type direct- printing digital cameras in the search window.

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  • Page 41: Maintain And Transport Your Printer, Clean And Maintain Your Printer, Clean The Printer

    maintain and transport your printer Your printer requires very little maintenance. For best results, keep your printer and supplies clean and store them properly. Because it is compact and light, your printer is easy to transport and set up almost anywhere. Take it with you on vacations and bring it to family gatherings and social events to instantly print and share photos with family and friends.

  • Page 42: Print A Test

    HP Photosmart Series Toolbox (Windows PC) or the HP Inkjet Utility (Macintosh). For more information, see the HP Photosmart Printer Help. For information about viewing the printer help, see view the hp photosmart printer help on page 2. print a test page You can print a test page to check the condition of the print cartridge and to obtain diagnostic information that is useful to HP support.

  • Page 43: Calibrate The Print Cartridge

    Note: When your printer is connected to a computer, you can also print a test page from the computer using the HP Photosmart Series Toolbox (Windows PC) or the HP Inkjet Utility (Macintosh). For more information, see the HP Photosmart Printer Help. For information about viewing the printer help, see view the hp photosmart printer help on page 2.

  • Page 44: Store Your Printer, Store The Printer, Store The Print Cartridge

    This allows the printer to store the print cartridge properly. If the printer and print cartridge have been unused for one month or more, clean the print cartridge before using it. For more information, see clean the print cartridge on page 37. hp photosmart 140 series...

  • Page 45: Maintain The Quality Of Your Photo Paper, Store The Photo Paper, Handle Photo Paper

    maintain the quality of your photo paper To ensure high-quality prints, it is important to maintain the quality of your photo paper by storing and handling it properly. store the photo paper Keep unused photo paper in its original packaging inside a resealable plastic bag.

  • Page 46: Transport Your Printer

    Extra print cartridges (if you plan to print a lot of photos) Note: If you are going to connect your printer to a computer, make sure to also bring the USB cable and HP Photosmart printer software CD. hp photosmart 140 series...

  • Page 47: Troubleshooting, Hardware Problems

    Your HP Photosmart printer is designed to be reliable and easy to use. This chapter answers frequently asked questions and contains information about the following topics: • hardware problems on page 43 • printing problems on page 44 •...

  • Page 48: Printing Problems

    5 Problem The On/Attention light is blinking amber. printing problems Before contacting HP support, read this section for troubleshooting tips or go to the online support services at www.hp.com/support. Problem Paper does not feed into the printer correctly. Paper does not come out of the printer correctly.

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    Problem Photo paper does not feed into the printer correctly. The printer does not print new photos on the memory card. I chose the S option ELECT to print the new photos on my memory card, and the printer printed many more photos than I expected.

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    If you cancelled the process before the file started printing, the printer may have already loaded paper in preparation for printing. The next time you print, the printer will eject the blank page before continuing with the new project. hp photosmart 140 series...

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    For more information, see print cartridge information on page 14. Make sure you are using a paper type intended for the printer. Use HP-designed paper for best results. For more information, see recommended paper on page 51.

  • Page 52: Error Messages

    5 Problem Photos are not printing correctly. error messages Before contacting HP support, read this section for troubleshooting tips or go to the online support services at www.hp.com/support. Message APER JAM LEAR JAM THEN PRESS UTOMATIC PAPER SENSOR FAILED...

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    Message ARTRIDGE SERVICE STATION IS STUCK RINT CARTRIDGE CRADLE IS STUCK LEAR JAM THEN PRESS ARD INSERTED INCORRECTLY OLD LABEL SHOULD FACE DOWN basics guide Possible cause There is an obstruction blocking the path of the cartridge service station, located beneath the print cartridge cradle.

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  • Page 55: Specifications, Recommended Paper

    HP Photosmart Printer Help. For information about viewing the printer help, see view the hp photosmart printer help on page 2. recommended paper For a list of available HP-designed inkjet papers, or to purchase supplies, go to: • www.hpshopping.com (U.S.) •...

  • Page 56: Printer Specifications

    Sony Memory Sticks xD-Picture Card Printing: Supported image file formats Saving: All file formats 32–113°F (0–45°C) Optimum 59– 95°F (15–35°C) One 4 x 6 inch (10 x 15 cm) photo paper tray ® OS 9 v9.1 or hp photosmart 140 series...

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    1 photo gray HP #59 (C9359A) (available Fall 2003) Microsoft Windows 98, 2000 Professional, ME, XP Home, and XP Professional; Mac OS 9 v9.1 or later, OS X v10.1 through v10.2 HP recommends that the USB cable be less than 10 feet (3 meters) in length specifications...

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  • Page 59: Index

    See clear photos display language basics guide Exif Print hidden index numbers HP photo paper handle maintain the quality icons copies paper count photo layout quick reference selected photos index...

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    12, 51 tape print cartridge test page print from the control panel text message area transport your printer troubleshoot error messages hardware problems paper printing problems hp photosmart 140 series...

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    unmarked photos USB port basics guide welcome index xD-Picture Card memory card slot...

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  • Page 63: Declaration Of Conformity

    EMC Directive 89/336/EEC and carries the CE marking accordingly. 1) The product was tested in a typical configuration. 12 March 2003 Date Steve Smith, Hardware Test & Regs MGR. European Contact for regulatory topics only: Hewlett Packard GmbH, HQ-TRE, Herrenberger Strasse 140, D-71034 Böblingen Germany (FAX +49-7031-14-3143) Edition:1995...

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    Printed on recycled paper Printed in U.S., 5/03 ENERGY STAR As an ENERGY STAR Hewlett-Packard Company has determined that this product meets the ENERGY STAR guidelines for energy efficiency. www.hp.com © 2003 Hewlett-Packard Company *Q3025-90166* *Q3025-90166* Q3025-90166 ® is a U.S. registered mark.

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