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HP LaserJet MFP Upgrade
Kit for HP LaserJet 8000,
8100, and 8150 Printers
(C4166B)

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  • Page 1: User Guide

    HP LaserJet MFP Upgrade Kit for HP LaserJet 8000, 8100, and 8150 Printers (C4166B) User Guide Use of this electronic document indicates that you accept the Copyright 2000 Hewlett-Packard Company Copyright and License terms. Contents How to navigate Index...
  • Page 2 A user of an HP LaserJet 8000, 8100, or 8150 printer is granted a license to: a) print hard copies of this Upgrade Kit User Guide for...
  • Page 3: Hp Customer Care

    Hewlett-Packard and our suppor t partners. These services are designed to give you the results you need, quickly and professionally. HP LaserJet MFP Upgrade Installation Support U.S.A. only: 208-323-2551 Outside U.S.A.: Call the desired support service for your country or region as listed on pages through 11.
  • Page 4: Online Services

    Online Services: For 24-hour access to information over your modem, we suggest these services: World Wide Web Printer drivers, updated HP printer software, plus product and support information may be obtained from the following URLs: in the U.S. in Europe...
  • Page 5: Obtaining Software Utilities And Electronic Information

    Obtaining software utilities and electronic information: For U.S. and Canada: Phone: (661) 257-5565 Fax: (661) 257-6995 Mail: HP Distribution Center 24730 Ave. Rockefeller Valencia, CA 91355 U.S.A. Continued on next page.
  • Page 6 For Australia and New Zealand, call (61) (2) 565-6099. For India, call (91) (11) 682-6035. For European English: For U.K., call (44) (142) 986-5511. For Ireland and outside U.K., call (44) (142) 986-5511. HP direct ordering for accessories or supplies: Call 1 (800) 538-8787 (U.S.) or 1 (800) 387-3154 (Canada).
  • Page 7: Hp Service Agreements

    HP Support Assistant compact disc: This support tool offers a comprehensive online information system designed to provide technical and product information on HP products. To subscribe to this quarterly service in the U.S. or Canada, call 1 (800) 457-1762. In Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, or Singapore, call Fulfill Plus at (65) 740-4477.
  • Page 8: Customer Support Options Worldwide

    If you know your printer needs repair, call 1 (800) 243-9816 to locate your nearest HP-Authorized service provider, or call (208) 323-2551 for HP centralized service dispatch. Post-warranty telephone assistance is available to answer your product questions.
  • Page 9 If you require support after your warranty has expired, you can receive support for a fee through the same telephone number. The fee is charged on a per-incident basis. When calling HP, have the following information ready: product name and serial number, date of purchase, and description of the problem.
  • Page 10 Finnish Swedish Italian Spanish Portuguese In-country support numbers Argentina Australia Brazil Canada Chile China Czech Republic Greece Hong Kong Hungary India Continued on next page. Finland: (358) (9) 0203-47288 Sweden: (46) (8) 619-2170 Italy: (39) (2) 264-10350 Spain: (34) (90) 232-1123 Portugal: (351) (1) 441-7199 787-8080 (61) (3) 272-8000...
  • Page 11 Indonesia Korea Korea outside Seoul Japan Malaysia Mexico (Mexico City) Mexico (outside Mexico City) New Zealand Philippines Poland Portugal Russia Singapore Taiwan Thailand Turkey (62) (21) 350-3408 (82) (2) 3270-0700 (82) (080) 999-0700 (81) (3) 3335-8333 (60) (3) 295-2566 01 800-22147 01 800-90529 (64) (9) 356-6640 (63) (2) 894-1451...
  • Page 12: Table Of Contents

    Equipment Error ....76 Foreign Interface Harness (FIH) (8150 MFP only) ....78 HP Digital Copy Warranty ..81...
  • Page 13 2 HP Digital Sender Module Overview ..... . 82 A Regulatory Information Overview ..... . 83 Declaration of Conformity .
  • Page 14 Introduction Introduction This section explains some of the features of this online user guide as well as tips and tricks to help you use it to its greatest potential. It provides an overview of the following information: ! Navigation Features ! Text Conventions ! Additional Features of Acrobat Reader ! Tips for Use...
  • Page 15: Introduction

    Introduction Navigation Features Button Button Name Page Up and Down Arrows Table of Contents Icon Introduction Icon Index Icon Function The Page Up and Down arrows allow you to scroll page-by-page through the online user guide. The Page Up arrow allows you to go back one page, while the Page Down arrow allows you to move forward one page.
  • Page 16: Text Conventions

    Below is a table that defines the different text formats and what they indicate. Text Format Style Meaning or Function This format is used to represent buttons on the printer, as well as keys on the computer keyboard. Hypertext This format is used to indicate that the text is linked to another page of the document.
  • Page 17: Additional Features Of Acrobat Reader

    Introduction Additional Features of Acrobat Reader In addition to the navigation buttons provided on the right side of the page, Adobe Acrobat Reader has a number of other features that you may find useful. Button Button Name Actual Size Fit Page Fit Visible Width Page Only Continued on next page.
  • Page 18 Introduction Button Button Name Page With Bookmarks Page With Thumbnails Back Find Zoom Function This button displays the page and bookmarks to the different sections of the document in a window to the left of the screen. This button displays the page and small images of each page in a window to the left of the screen.
  • Page 19: Tips For Use

    When reading large amounts of text, turn off bookmarks and change the page view to full screen. Use the find function under the Tools menu to find specific terms. To print this document - For best quality and quickest printing, always print using a compatible PostScript Level 2 emulation printer driver.
  • Page 20: Hp Digital Copy

    Chapter 1 HP Digital Copy HP Digital Copy Overview The HP Digital Copy provides you with basic copy module features. Continued on next page. Overview...
  • Page 21: Hp Digital Copy Installation

    HP Digital Copy HP Digital Copy Installation Installation Checklist This section will help you install and set up the new HP Digital Copy (Model C4230A). For proper installation, please complete each section in order. Unpack the HP Digital Copy (steps 1-2)
  • Page 22: Step 1. Locate Hp Digital Copy Parts

    Chapter 1 HP Digital Copy Step 1. Locate HP Digital Copy Parts Automatic document feeder output bin Extension Automatic document feeder lever Graphical display panel 32 MB memory DIMM and 2 firmware DIMMS Control panel overlays Installation guide Y power cord...
  • Page 23: Step 2. Prepare Printer And Hp Digital Copy Location

    Chapter 1 HP Digital Copy Step 2. Prepare Printer and HP Digital Copy Location HP Digital Copy Installation View with HP Digital Copy on tabletop...
  • Page 24 Chapter 1 HP Digital Copy 43 in. (1092 mm) 14.5 in. (368 mm) 19.5 in. (495 mm) 33 in. (838 mm) HP Digital Copy Installation 73 in. (1854 mm) 11 in. (279 mm) Top and Side Views (shown with optional accessories)
  • Page 25 Chapter 1 HP Digital Copy Location requirements for the HP Digital Copy A sturdy, level surface for placement of the printer and HP Digital Copy. Space allowance (see the graphic on page 24) around the printer and HP Digital Copy.
  • Page 26 Installation Specifications Item Dimensions (mm) Weight Input power Voltage Phases Frequency Power consumption HP Digital Copy Installation Specification Width: Depth: 43 in. 26 in. (1092 mm) (660 mm) 49 lb. (22 kg) 100 to 127 Vac, 200 to 240 Vac...
  • Page 27 Chapter 1 HP Digital Copy Item Environmental Device status condition Temperature Humidity HP Digital Copy Installation Specification Operating Not Operating 50° F to 91° F -4° F to 122° F (10° C to (-20° C to 32.5° C) 50° C)
  • Page 28: Step 3. Install The Hp Digital Copy

    For detailed instructions on setting up the HP Digital Copy Stand, see the installation guide that came with the stand. 1 Place the HP Digital Copy Stand near the desired location. NOTE Be sure to leave space for the installation of the accessories.
  • Page 29 HP Digital Copy WARNING! Use caution when completing the following steps. Once you place the HP Digital Copy on the stand, bumping or moving may cause it to tip. The printer must be moved into position immediately after installation of the HP Digital Copy is complete.
  • Page 30 Chapter 1 HP Digital Copy 5 Rotate the shipping lock and reinsert it into the HP Digital Copy in the unlocked position (this shipping lock is necessary for future moves). 6 To install the output bin, hold the bin vertically (as shown) and push down to attach the bin to the metal guides.
  • Page 31 For detailed instructions on installing the printer onto the optional input accessory, see the installation guide that comes with the accessory. 1 Roll the Printer onto the Optional HP Digital Copy Stand (gently rock the printer back and forth as you push it onto the stand).
  • Page 32 Be sure to properly align the mounting bracket as you roll the optional output accessory onto the HP Digital Copy Stand. 2 After the front two rollers are on the base of the HP Digital Copy Stand, attach the mounting bracket.
  • Page 33 Chapter 1 HP Digital Copy 3 Roll the optional output accessory toward the printer until it clicks into place. mounting bracket Note When locating the stand, be sure to leave enough space to completely extend the optional output accessory away from the printer. (See page for dimensions.)
  • Page 34 CAUTION Make sure that the printer is turned off. Insert the Copy Connect EIO Board that came with the HP Digital Copy into an open EIO slot on the printer. (Use the screws that are in the existing EIO cover to install the Copy Connect EIO Board.)
  • Page 35 Chapter 1 HP Digital Copy HP Digital Copy Installation...
  • Page 36 Chapter 1 HP Digital Copy Install the Copy Connect Cable 1 Plug the Copy Connect cable into the HP Digital Copy (A). Note The icon on the cable should be facing up. 2 Plug the other end of the Copy Connect cable into the Copy Connect EIO Board (B).
  • Page 37 Chapter 1 HP Digital Copy HP Digital Copy Installation View with HP Digital Copy Stand (shown with optional accessories)
  • Page 38 Chapter 1 HP Digital Copy Install the Y Power Cord CAUTION Turn off the printer and make sure the HP Digital Copy power switch is in the off position before you install the Y power cord. main 1 Plug the main end of the Y power cord into the HP Digital Copy.
  • Page 39 Copy display is customized through the language selected on the printer. If the printer language is set to a language other than those offered by the HP Digital Copy, then the HP Digital Copy will default to English. HP Digital Copy Installation...
  • Page 40: Step 4. Test Hp Digital Copy Operation

    HP Digital Copy Step 4. Test HP Digital Copy Operation 1 Turn on the printer. When READY displays, turn on the HP Digital Copy. 2 The HP Digital Copy displays the HP logo followed by icons that illustrate the different initialization phases.
  • Page 41 Note The green LED lights up on the HP Digital Copy is ready to copy (see page 56). If there is a problem getting to the READY TO COPY state with the HP Digital Copy, see page or call your service provider.
  • Page 42: Troubleshoot The Hp Digital Copy

    Chapter 1 HP Digital Copy Troubleshoot the HP Digital Copy Note For detailed information on troubleshooting, see Solving on page 73. Problem Recommended Action No power Check that all power cords are connected correctly. Failed initialization Check that the printer is turned on.
  • Page 43: Hp Digital Copy Operating Instructions

    Chapter 1 HP Digital Copy HP Digital Copy Operating Instructions This section shows you how to use the HP Digital Copy and many of its advanced features. HP Digital Copy Features and Benefits Auto/Photo/Text modes Job Interrupt (at copy boundaries)
  • Page 44: Hp Digital Copy Control Panel

    Chapter 1 HP Digital Copy HP Digital Copy Control Panel Control Panel Layout and Display Settings Device Status Number of Message Copies Paper Reduce/ Enlarge 2-sided/N-up Output/Staple Copy Quality More Features HP Digital Copy Control Panel Context-sensitive Reset Start Help...
  • Page 45 The READY TO COPY, COPYING, or ACCEPTING COPY JOBS message is displayed. ACCEPTING COPY JOBS indicates that the printer is busy. You can configure the next copy job when the printer is busy. number of copies The current number of copies selected for the copy job is selected displayed.
  • Page 46 HP Digital Copy Menu Tabs Menu Tabs allow access to any of the HP Digital Copy settings. Each tab shows related job settings. Select OK or Exit to make changes as you move from tab to tab. Press OK to exit the menu tabs and start a copy job. Press Exit to return to the default display tab.
  • Page 47 Note If you choose a paper type that is not already loaded in the printer, the printer will prompt you to load Tray 1 with the correct paper before the job is printed. HP Digital Copy Control Panel Size - Shows the current size selected.
  • Page 48 You are presented with the following controls for selecting the desired paper scaling percent: HP Digital Copy Control Panel Reduce/Enlarge - Shows input-to-output paper sizes. When a size is selected, the proper scaling percent for the currently selected input and output paper sizes is displayed.
  • Page 49 HP Digital Copy Menu Tabs (continued) reduce/enlarge tab (continued) HP Digital Copy Control Panel Custom Media Reduction - This setting allows you to switch between the standard/enlargement settings and the custom mode. This allows you to choose your original and copy document sizes independently.
  • Page 50 There are limits to how far out to the edge of the page the printer can print. If you are copying a page that has printing all the way out...
  • Page 51 This tab has four controls for setting up the options and a preview image that graphically illustrates the current settings. HP Digital Copy Control Panel 2-sided Copying - Shows the currently selected 2-sided mode. Choose the two-sided mode you need. The preview image will update to display your choice.
  • Page 52 You can configure the output and stapling options using the two main controls on this tab. copy quality tab HP Digital Copy Control Panel Output Bin - Shows the currently selected output bin. Choose which bin the copy job will be delivered to. If the...
  • Page 53 All other copy settings, such as stapling and number of copies, will be applied to the bound job. configuration tab Provides configuration settings for the HP Digital Copy. For example: HP Digital Copy Control Panel Follow the prompts provided on the control panel when using this mode.
  • Page 54 Context-sensitive Help Press the to enter the HP Digital Copy help system. Follow the prompts provided in the help system to find quick descriptions of HP Digital Copy features and functions. HP Digital Copy Control Panel system version information current page counts for the flatbed and automatic...
  • Page 55 The setting changes that you make will remain for one minute before they reset to a default setting. For example, if you walk up to the HP Digital Copy and press the 5 key, the number of copies selected will be set to five. If you do not make any other setting changes and do not initiate a job by pressing the Start key within one minute, then the number of copies selected will automatically return to one.
  • Page 56 Chapter 1 HP Digital Copy Button/LED Functions Continued on next page. HP Digital Copy Control Panel Paper Sensor LED RESET STOP Start Button LED START Keys 0-9...
  • Page 57 RESET START STOP Paper Sensor Start Button HP Digital Copy Control Panel Function Use to enter the number of copies you desire. May also be used periodically to enter a numerical value. Resets all of the copier settings to the default values.
  • Page 58 To bring the system out of Power Save mode, place paper in the automatic document feeder, press any key on the numerical keypad, or touch the touchscreen. HP Digital Copy Control Panel Flashing Slow Flashing Fast...
  • Page 59: Hp Digital Copy Settings

    Collation Collated Grouped (uncollated) Stapled Select output bin Reduce/Enlarge 25% to 200% in 1% increments Support standard presets, such as Legal to Letter. Continued on next page. HP Digital Copy Control Panel Default Auto-select (any tray) Letter/A4 Plain Collated 100%...
  • Page 60 2-up documents will be rotated. Book copy Copies an open book with a single page of output for each page of the book. Brightness 5 levels (2 lighter, normal, 2 darker) HP Digital Copy Control Panel Default auto 1-up Not selected Normal...
  • Page 61: Loading Documents Into The Automatic Document Feeder

    Remove paper clips and staples. Flatten the staple holes. 3 If the document size exceeds A4 or Letter size, extend the input tray and output bin by flipping out the extensions. Continued on next page. HP Digital Copy Control Panel...
  • Page 62 0.32 inches (8 mm). Set the guides so that they touch the document sides. 5 After a document is copied, remove the original from the HP Digital Copy and the copy from the printer output bin. HP Digital Copy Control Panel...
  • Page 63: Loading Documents Onto The Flatbed

    HP Digital Copy Loading documents onto the Flatbed 1 Open the document cover. 2 Place the document face down and align the top left with the reference mark. Slowly close the document cover and press HP Digital Copy Control Panel TAR T...
  • Page 64: Loading Documents Larger Than The Document Board

    2 Place the document face down on the document bed and press When the job is complete, remove the document. Reattach the document cover and close. HP Digital Copy Control Panel TAR T...
  • Page 65: Reading A Page From A Thick Book

    1 Open the document cover. 2 Place the book face down on the document bed and press TAR T Note Do not move the book during job operation. For advanced book copy features, see page 53. HP Digital Copy Control Panel...
  • Page 66: Paper Specifications

    A5 - 5.8 x 8.2 in. (148 x 210 mm) B4 (JIS) - 10.1 x 14.3 in. (257 x 364 mm) B5 (JIS) - 7 x 9.9 in. (176 x 250 mm) Note The automatic document feeder holds up to 50 sheets of paper. HP Digital Copy Control Panel...
  • Page 67: Document Quality

    The following documents might be hard to feed through the automatic document feeder. If the document slips in the automatic document feeder (Jam Error) or a double feed occurs often, use the HP Digital Copy flatbed. Paper of unequal thickness, such as envelopes...
  • Page 68 Paper smaller than 6 x 4 in. (148 x 105 mm) or larger than A3 or Double Letter Other than paper " cloth " metal foil " transparency film Photographic paper Paper with notches on the side Paper that is not rectangular Thin paper HP Digital Copy Control Panel...
  • Page 69: Hp Digital Copy Maintenance

    Chapter 1 HP Digital Copy HP Digital Copy Maintenance Clean the Document Cover, the Document Holder, and the Flatbed Glass Use a dry cloth or a cloth with a neutral cleanser or isopropyl alcohol to remove dirt from the document cover, document holder, and flatbed glass.
  • Page 70: Cleaning The Automatic Document Feeder

    Chapter 1 HP Digital Copy Cleaning the Automatic Document Feeder Feed Roller Paper Guide Continued on next page. HP Digital Copy Maintenance Exit Roller Pick Roller Idler Roller Automatic Document Feeder Glass...
  • Page 71 Paper Guide Gently wipe the paper guide area. A dirty or worn paper guide can cause vertical streaking. Note If the HP Digital Copy is experiencing chronic misfeeds, then contact your service provider to have it cleaned. HP Digital Copy Maintenance...
  • Page 72: Pad And Roller Maintenance

    Every 60,000 pages the pad and pick roller need to be replaced. Print a configuration page for page count information since the last maintenance. To print a configuration page, turn the printer on and be sure READY is displayed. Press until PRINT CONFIGURATION displays.
  • Page 73: Hp Digital Copy Problem Solving

    HP Digital Copy Problem Solving This section shows status messages that display on the HP Digital Copy control panel when there is a problem with the HP Digital Copy. There are two different types of errors made by the HP Digital Copy:...
  • Page 74: Temporary Error

    A Temporary Error displays when problems with the paper path occur. The control panel will display the specific error and graphically illustrate the actions needed to correct the error. Automatic Document Feeder Continued on next page. HP Digital Copy Problem Solving...
  • Page 75 ADF COVER IS OPEN The automatic document feeder cover is open and must be closed for copying to continue. A misfeed occurred from the automatic document feeder input ADF MISFEED tray. Restack the pages in the automatic document feeder input tray. Press HP Digital Copy Problem Solving to continue the copy job. TAR T...
  • Page 76: Equipment Error

    Chapter 1 HP Digital Copy Equipment Error To correct an equipment error, turn the printer and HP Digital Copy off and then turn the printer and HP Digital Copy on. If the error message persists, then call your service provider.
  • Page 77 Device Error: Frontside Optical Error Device Error: Mechanical Failure HP Digital Copy Problem Solving Description An error occurred while accessing the backside RAM buffer. This error might require service to correct. The motor has a blown fuse. This error might require service to correct.
  • Page 78: Foreign Interface Harness (Fih) (8150 Mfp Only)

    Foreign Interface Harness (FIH) (8150 MFP only) This feature allows you to use a job accounting device to monitor the number of copies sent through the HP Digital Copy. This feature is only available for the HP LaserJet 8150 printer. Note The number of printed pages from the printer are not counted using the Foreign Interface Harness (FIH).
  • Page 79 This option provides the most up-to-date installation and configuration features. " Access and run the fih.exe file on the HP LaserJet MFP Upgrade Kit CD that you received with the HP Digital Copy. Continued on next page. Foreign Interface Harness (FIH) (8150 MFP only)
  • Page 80 Follow step 3 to clear the message. 4 Copy documents. (See page If the HP Digital Copy is not copying documents, make sure that the Foreign Interface Harness cable is attached properly to the AUX connection. If the problem persists, make sure that the printer processed the PJL command properly (via accessing and executing the fih.exe file mentioned in step 2)
  • Page 81: Hp Digital Copy Warranty

    Chapter 1 HP Digital Copy HP Digital Copy Warranty For warranty information, see the user guide supplied with your specific HP LaserJet printer. HP Digital Copy Warranty...
  • Page 82: Hp Digital Sender Module

    HP Digital Sender Module HP Digital Sender Module Overview The HP Digital Sender Module includes the HP Digital Copy and a Windows NT® server or workstation that is running the HP Digital Sender Module Service. The HP Digital Sender Module conver ts black-and-white documents, drawings, and photographs into electronic form and distributes them directly to Internet e-mail addresses.
  • Page 83: Regulatory Information

    Appendix A Regulatory Information Regulatory Information Overview ! Declaration of Conformity ! FCC Regulations ! Canadian DOC Regulations ! VCCI Statement (Japan) ! Korean EMI statement Overview...
  • Page 84: Declaration Of Conformity

    ISO/IEC Guide 22 and EN 45014 Manufacturer's Name: Manufacturer's Address: declares, that the product Product Name: Model Number: Product Options: conforms to the following Product Specifications: Safety: IEC 950:1991+A1+A2+A3+A4/ EN 60950:1992+A1+A2+A3+A4 Overview Hewlett-Packard Company 11311 Chinden Boulevard Boise, Idaho 83714-1021, USA HP Digital Copier C4230A...
  • Page 85 Appendix A Regulatory Information IEC 825-1:1993/EN 60825-1:1994 Class 1 (Laser/LED) EMC: CISPR 22:1993 / EN 55022:1994 Class A EN 50081-1:1992 EN 50082-1:1992 IEC 801-2:1991 / prEN 55024-2:1992 - 3 kV CD, 8 kV AD IEC 801-3:1984 / prEN 55024-3:1991 - IEC 801-4:1988 / prEN 55024-4:1992 - FCC Title 47 CFR, Part 15 Class A AS / NZS 3548:1995...
  • Page 86 Appendix A Regulatory Information 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 following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation Boise, Idaho USA...
  • Page 87: Fcc Regulations

    Note Any changes or modifications to the printer that are not expressly approved by HP could void the user’s authority to operate this equipment. Use of a shielded interface cable is required to comply with the Class B limits of Part 15 of FCC rules.
  • Page 88: Canadian Doc Regulations

    Appendix A Regulatory Information Note The printer without the HP Digital Copy complies with Class B limits. For more regulatory information, see the HP LaserJet MFP Upgrade Kit online user guide. Canadian DOC Regulations Complies with Canadian EMC Class A requirements.
  • Page 89: Korean Emi Statement

    Appendix A Regulatory Information Korean EMI statement HP Digital Copy (Model C4230A) Overview...
  • Page 90 Index automatic document feeder 61 loading 61 AUX connector 78 button functions HP Digital Copy 56 context sensitive help HP Digital Copy 54 control panel HP Digital Copy 44 control panel overlay installing 39 copy connect cable installing 36 copy connect EIO board...
  • Page 91 43 paper specifications 66 parts 22 problem solving 73 settings 59 status bar 45 temporary error 74 troubleshooting 42 HP support services 3 job accounting 78 LED functions HP Digital Copy 56 loading automatic document feeder 61 flatbed 63 maintenance...
  • Page 92 HP Digital Copy 59 status bar HP Digital Copy 45 support services 3 temporary error HP Digital Copy 74 troubleshooting HP Digital Copy 42 VCCI statement (Japan) 88 warranty statement 81 World Wide Web support 3 Y power cord...

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