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HP Fast InfraRed Receiver
for HP LaserJet Printers
and HP Mopiers
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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 HEWLETT-PACKARD SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS THE 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. Trademark Credits ®...
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Installing the IR Driver in Macintosh OS ....8 Printing with the HP Fast Infrared Receiver ....9 Setting Up to Print with Windows 9x .
  • Page 7: Overview

    Infrared Data Association (IrDA). CAUTION Only connect the HP Fast Infrared Receiver to an HP LaserJet printer or mopier. Connecting the HP Fast Infrared Receiver to a different device may damage the device. The HP Fast InfraRed Receiver enables wireless printing...
  • Page 8: System Requirements

    IR port. System Requirements In order to print with the HP Fast InfraRed Receiver, you will need: HP LaserJet printer or mopier equipped with fast serial...
  • 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 Velcro fasteners...
  • Page 11: Installing The Hp Fast Infrared Receiver

    Figure 2 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. Turn the printer’s power switch on.
  • Page 12 Installed Personalities and Options , check for “IR POD (IrDA-Compliant).” The HP Fast InfraRed Receiver can be placed on a table or attached to the side of the printer using the Velcro fasteners shown in Figure 3 on page 7.
  • Page 13 Figure 3 Figure 4 Attaching the Velcro Fasteners HP Fast InfraRed Receiver After Installation HP Fast InfraRed Receiver 7...
  • Page 14: Installing The Ir Driver In Windows 9X

    Restart the computer. Installing the IR Driver in Macintosh OS The HP Fast Infrared driver is pre-installed with Mac OS 8.5 or newer. If your Mac OS is older than 8.5, you can download the Apple LaserWriter 8.6 driver, which supports IR printing, from the World Wide Web at no charge from www.apple.com.
  • 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

    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 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

    Do not allow water to get into openings on the device. Do not use abrasive cleaners, acrylic or lacquer paint thinners, and cleansers with an acetone or solvent base, such as MDC or EDC. These will damage the HP Fast InfraRed Receiver’s plastic case. 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

    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. Print the printer configuration page. Check that “IR POD (IrDA Compliant)”...
  • Page 21 (see “Executing the Print Job” on page 10), and print the job again. Check configuration in the PostScript tab of Windows: check that Protocol is set to AppleTalk, and Binary Data is not selected. HP Fast InfraRed Receiver 15...
  • Page 22: Specifications

    Non-operating Humidity Safety and Regulatory Conformance Safety Regulatory Cable Dimensions Cable HP Fast InfraRed Receiver 0.64 in (16.3 mm) 1.70 in (43.0 mm) 3.07 in (78.0 mm) 8 oz. During standby - 0.4 W During transmission - 2.0 W/400 mA...
  • 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 DIN Connector Pin-Outs PIN Number 1 (active high input) 2 (single-ended driver) 3 (TP, pins 3 and 6)
  • 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

    Department of Communications. Compliance to these regulations requires the use of shielded cables. VCCI Statement (Japan) WARNING! Using controls, making adjustments, or performing procedures other than those specified in this manual may result in exposure to hazardous radiation. HP Fast InfraRed Receiver...
  • Page 27: Warranty

    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.
  • Page 28 HP Fast InfraRed Receiver...
  • Page 30 Copyright© 1999 Hewlett-Packard Co.

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