HP 320 User Manual

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    HP Photosmart 320 series User's Guide English...

  • Page 2: Safety Information

    Trademarks HP, the HP logo, and Photosmart are property of Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. The Secure Digital logo is a trademark of the SD Association.

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    Material safety data sheets Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) can be obtained from the HP website at www.hp.com/go/msds. Customers without Internet access should contact Customer Care. Recycling program...

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Maintaining the quality of photo paper ...33 Storing photo paper ...33 Handling photo paper ...33 Transporting the printer ...33 Troubleshooting ...35 Printer hardware problems ...35 Printing problems ...38 Bluetooth printing problems ...40 Error messages ...42 HP Photosmart 320 series User's Guide...

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Specifications ...45 System requirements ...45 Printer specifications ...46 HP Customer Care ...49 HP Customer Care by phone ...49 Placing a call ...50 Return to HP repair service ...51 Installing the software ...53 Index...55 HP Photosmart 320 series...

  • Page 6: Welcome

    Among other things, you'll learn how to: Your new printer comes with the following documentation: ● Setup Guide: The HP Photosmart 320 series Setup Guide explains how to set up the printer and print your first photo. ● User's Guide: The HP Photosmart 320 series User's Guide is the book you are reading.

  • Page 7: Printer Parts

    Move to width of current paper to position the paper properly. Camera port Connect a PictBridge digital camera to this port or the optional HP Bluetooth wireless printer adapter. Memory card slots Insert memory cards into these slots. See Inserting memory cards.

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    (continued) HP Photosmart 320 series User's Guide Rear of printer USB port Use this port to connect the printer to a computer or to an HP direct-printing digital camera. Power cord connection Connect the power cord here. Indicator lights On light –...

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    Press to deselect photos, exit a menu, or stop an action. Idle screen Battery indicator Displays the charge level of the HP Photosmart Internal battery, if installed. Ink level indicator Displays the ink level of the print cartridge. Select Photos screen Selection box Displays a check mark if photo is selected.

  • Page 10: Available Accessories

    (continued) Available accessories There are several accessories available for the HP Photosmart 320 series printer that enhance its portability for printing anywhere, anytime. The appearance of the accessories may vary from what is shown. Accessory name HP Photosmart Internal Battery...

  • Page 11: Printer Menu

    (continued) Accessory name HP Photosmart Automobile DC Adapter HP Photosmart Carrying Case for Compact Printers HP Bluetooth wireless printer ® adapter Printer menu The printer menu contains many features for adjusting defaults, controlling print quality, and using special effects. To use the printer menu If there is a memory card in the printer, remove it.

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    Tools Bluetooth The Bluetooth menu options are needed if you equip the printer with the optional HP Bluetooth wireless printer adapter. HP Photosmart 320 series User's Guide Submenus/options Print quality Print sample page Print test page Clean cartridge Align printer...

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    Bluetooth wireless technology to enter the printer passkey) ● High (The printer does require users of other devices with Bluetooth wireless technology to enter the printer passkey) Press to scroll Press to scroll Press to scroll HP Photosmart 320 series...

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    Printer menu structure (continued) Top level menu Preferences HP Photosmart 320 series User's Guide Submenus/options Paper jam Camera connect Smart focus Digital flash Date/time Colorspace Borderless Passport photo mode Additional submenus/ options Smart focus: ● On (default) ● Digital Flash: ●...

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    HP Photosmart software. See Installing the software. Turn preview animation: ● On (default) ● (Select to bypass printer screen animations.) Restore original factory preferences: ● ● Select language: Select country/region: HP Photosmart 320 series...

  • Page 16: Getting Ready To Print, Loading Paper, Choosing The Right Paper

    Learn how to choose the right paper for your print job and how to load it into the In tray for printing. Choosing the right paper For a list of available HP-designed inkjet paper, or to purchase supplies, go to: ● www.hpshopping.com ●...

  • Page 17: Loading Your Paper, Inserting Print Cartridges

    Inserting print cartridges Your HP Photosmart 320 series printer can print color and black-and-white photos. HP provides different types of print cartridges so you can choose the best cartridge for your project. The cartridge number varies by country/region. Choose the correct cartridge number for your country/region.

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    HP cartridges is not covered by the HP warranty. For best print quality, HP recommends that you install all retail print cartridges before the date stamped on the box. HP Photosmart 320 series User's Guide...

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    The idle screen of the printer displays an icon showing the approximate ink level for the installed cartridge (100%, 75%, 50%, 25%, and nearly empty). No ink- level icon appears if the cartridge is not a genuine HP cartridge. HP Photosmart 320 series...

  • Page 20: Inserting Memory Cards

    When you are not using a print cartridge Inserting memory cards After you have taken pictures with a digital camera, you can remove the memory card from the camera and insert it into the printer to view and print your photos. The printer...

  • Page 21: Supported File Formats, Inserting A Memory Card

    Caution Using any other type of memory card may damage the memory card and the printer. To learn about other ways of transferring photos from a digital camera to the printer, Connecting to other Supported file formats The printer can recognize and print the following file formats directly from a memory card: JPEG, uncompressed TIFF, Motion JPEG AVI, Motion JPEG Quicktime, and MPEG-1.

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    Bottom right slot SmartMedia Upper portion of the top left double slot Memory Stick Bottom left slot HP Photosmart 320 series User's Guide How to insert the memory card ● Angled corner is on the right ● Metal contacts face down ●...

  • Page 23: Removing A Memory Card

    Removing a memory card while it is being accessed may damage the printer and the memory card or corrupt the information on the memory card. How to insert the memory card ● Curved side of card points toward you ● Metal contacts face down HP Photosmart 320 series...

  • Page 24: Printing Without A Computer, Getting Your Photos From Camera To Printer

    The HP Photosmart 320 series printer lets you print amazing photos without even going near a computer. After setting up the printer using the instructions in the HP Photosmart 320 series Setup Guide, refer to these steps for start-to-finish printing.

  • Page 25: Deciding Which Photos To Print, Selecting Photos To Print

    When you reach the last photo in either direction, the display returns to the first or last photo and continues. Insert a memory card. Select Print Index Page, then press OK. Insert a memory card and select a print layout. HP Photosmart 320 series...

  • Page 26: Improving The Quality Of Your Photos

    Print all photos Improving the quality of your photos The HP Photosmart 320 series printer provides a variety of preferences and effects that can improve the quality of your printed photos. The settings do not change your original photo. They only affect printing.

  • Page 27: Printing Your Photos, Selecting A Layout, Setting Print Quality, Selecting A Print Method

    Select Normal, then press OK. Print quality reverts to Best after the next print job. Selecting a print method The HP Photosmart 320 series printer lets you print from a memory card or directly from a digital camera. Print from...

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    For more information on using camera- selected photos, see the documentation that came with the camera. HP Photosmart 320 series User's Guide Do this Select one or more photos. See Selecting photos to Press Print.

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    Chapter 3 HP Photosmart 320 series...

  • Page 30: Getting Connected, Connecting To Other Devices, Connecting Through Hp Instant Share

    The printer must be connected through a USB cable to a computer with Internet access and have all the HP software installed. If you try to use HP Instant Share and do not have all the required software installed HP Photosmart 320 series User's Guide What this lets you do ●...

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    Insert a memory card that contains the photos you want to share. Follow the prompts on your computer to save the photos to the computer. Use the HP Instant Share features of the HP Image Zone software to share your photos with others.

  • Page 32: Maintaining And Transporting The Printer, Cleaning And Maintaining The Printer

    Maintaining and transporting the printer The HP Photosmart 320 series printer requires very little maintenance. Follow the guidelines in this chapter to extend the life span of the printer and printing supplies, and to ensure that the photos you print are always of the highest quality.

  • Page 33: Cleaning The Print Cartridge Contacts, Printing A Test

    Do not touch the ink nozzle. Touching the ink nozzle will result Do not pull out a memory card while the Memory Card light is to display the printer menu. page, then press OK. Removing a memory card. HP Photosmart 320 series...

  • Page 34: Aligning The Print Cartridge

    For more information, see 3 Estimated ink level. This indicator shows how much ink is left in the print cartridge. 4 Diagnostic information. Use this information when working with HP Customer Care to solve printing problems. Aligning the print cartridge The first time you install a print cartridge in the printer, the printer aligns it automatically.

  • Page 35: Storing The Printer And Print Cartridges, Storing The Printer, Storing The Print Cartridges

    Storing the print cartridges When you store or transport the printer, always leave the active print cartridge inside the printer. The printer stores the print cartridge in a protective cap during the power- down cycle. Cleaning the print HP Photosmart 320 series...

  • Page 36: Maintaining The Quality Of Photo Paper, Storing Photo Paper, Handling Photo Paper, Transporting The Printer

    Caution unplug the power cord or remove the internal battery. This allows the printer to store the print cartridge properly. Follow these tips to help maintain HP print cartridges and ensure consistent print quality: ● When you remove a print cartridge from the printer, store it in a print cartridge protector to prevent the ink from drying out.

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    Optional printer accessories you plan to use, such as the battery, DC adapter, or HP Bluetooth wireless printer adapter ● If you are going to connect the printer to a computer, bring the USB cable and HP Photosmart printer software CD Note...

  • Page 38: Troubleshooting, Printer Hardware Problems

    Troubleshooting The HP Photosmart printer is designed to be reliable and easy to use. This section answers frequently asked questions about using the printer and printing without a computer. It contains information about the following topics: ● Printer hardware problems. See ●...

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    ● Turn off the printer. If the optional HP Photosmart Internal Battery is not installed in the printer: Unplug the printer power cord. Wait about 10 seconds, then plug the power cord back in. Turn on the printer.

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    The Status light flashes green to indicate that the battery is charging. ● If the battery is charged, try removing and reinstalling the battery. The optional HP Photosmart Internal Battery is installed in the printer, but it will not charge. ●...

  • Page 41: Printing Problems

    For information about proper storage and handling of photo paper, see ● The paper may be too thin or too thick. Try using HP-designed photo paper. For more information, see Do not pull out a memory card while the Memory Card light is...

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    If you cannot grasp the edge of the jammed paper to remove it, try the following: – Turn off the printer. – If the optional HP Photosmart Internal Battery is not installed in the printer, unplug the printer power cord. Wait about 10 seconds, then plug the power cord back in. –...

  • Page 43: Bluetooth Printing Problems

    For better results in the future, set the digital camera to a higher resolution. ● Make sure you are using the right type of photo paper for the project. Use HP- designed photo paper for best results. For more information, see right paper.

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    My Bluetooth device cannot find the printer. ● Make sure the HP Bluetooth wireless printer adapter is plugged into the camera port on the front of the printer. The light on the adapter flashes when the adapter is ready to receive data.

  • Page 45: Error Messages

    If you cannot grasp the edge of the jammed paper to remove it, try the following: – Turn off the printer. – If the optional HP Photosmart Internal Battery is not installed in the printer, unplug the printer power cord. Wait about 10 seconds, then plug the power cord back in. –...

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    Error message: Memory card in backwards. The black side should face up. A SmartMedia memory card has been inserted upside down. Gently pull the card out of the slot and reinsert it with the gold contacts facing down. HP Photosmart 320 series User's Guide to continue.

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    Chapter 6 HP Photosmart 320 series...

  • Page 48: Specifications, System Requirements

    Specifications This section lists the minimum system requirements for installing the HP Photosmart printer software, and provides selected printer specifications. For a complete list of printer specifications and system requirements, see the onscreen Help. For information about viewing the onscreen Help, see Welcome.

  • Page 49: Printer Specifications

    (3.5 x 5 inches with 0.5 inch tab) Paper (photo) Cards (index, Hagaki, A6, L-size) CompactFlash Type I and II MultiMediaCard Secure Digital SmartMedia Memory Sticks xD-Picture Card Printing: All supported image and video file formats Saving: All file formats HP Photosmart 320 series...

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    Gray Photo HP #100 (worldwide) Microsoft Windows 98, 2000 Professional, ME, XP Home, and XP Professional Mac OS X 10.1 through 10.3 HP recommends that the USB cable be less than 3 meters (10 feet) in length Motion JPEG AVI Motion JPEG Quicktime...

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    Chapter 7 HP Photosmart 320 series...

  • Page 52: Hp Customer Care, Hp Customer Care By Phone

    After the free phone support period, you can obtain help from HP at an additional cost. Contact your HP dealer or call the support phone number for your country/region for support options.

  • Page 53: Placing A Call

    Indonesia (0) 9 830 4848 Jamaica Placing a call Call HP Customer Care while you are near the computer and printer. Be prepared to provide the following information: ● Printer model number (located on the front of the printer). ●...

  • Page 54: Return To Hp Repair Service

    Return to HP repair service HP will arrange to have your product picked up and delivered to an HP Central Repair Center. We pay for the round-trip shipping and handling. This service is free for the duration of the hardware warranty period.

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    Chapter 8 HP Photosmart 320 series...

  • Page 56: A Installing The Software

    Important: Do not connect the USB cable until you are prompted. HP Image Zone software and full printer functionality is installed automatically when you choose the Typical installation of your HP software. Insert the HP Photosmart CD into your computer's CD-ROM drive.

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    Appendix a HP Photosmart 320 series...

  • Page 58: Index

    53 printing from 3 system requirements 45 control panel 5 Customer Care 49 digital cameras. see cameras HP Photosmart 320 series User's Guide Digital Flash 23 documentation, printer 3 e-mailing photos 27 error messages 42 file formats, supported 18, 46 help.

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    36 Customer Care 49 error messages 42 flashing lights 35 paper problems 38 power problems 37 printer noises 38 quality problems 40 connection type 27 port 4 specifications 46 viewing photos 22 xD-Picture Card 17 HP Photosmart 320 series...

  • Page 60: Declaration Of Conformity

    Hewlett-Packard Company, 16399 West Bernardo Drive, San Diego, CA 92127-1899, USA Regulatory model number: SDGOB-0304-01 Declares that the product: Product name: Photosmart 320 series (Q3414A) Model number(s): Photosmart 325 (Q3414A) Power adapters: HP Part # Q3419-60040 (domestic) HP Part # Q3419-60041 (international)

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