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HP LaserJet 1000 Product Series - Hardware Setup, Install, and Verification
This document explains how to complete the hardware setup, installation and verification of setup for the HP LaserJet 1000 printer. For proper installation, please complete each of the following sections in the order provided.
NOTE: Do not proceed until the printer software is installed.
Preparing for setup and installation
Checking printer parts
The following parts should be included in the box with the HP LaserJet 1000 series printer. Make sure that all of the parts are included.
NOTE: If something is missing from the box, please contact the HP dealer or reseller where the product was purchased. The serial number for the printer will be necessary if calling HP. The serial and model numbers of the printer can be found on a label attached to the bottom of the printer.
NOTE: Save all packing material. It may be needed to repack the printer at a later date.
Preparing the location
Prepare a location for the printer that fits the following requirements:
Become familiar with the printer's components.
Figure 1: The HP LaserJet 1000 series printer (front side view)
1 - Light-emitting diode (LED) status lights
2 - Input tray cover
3 - Input tray
4 - Long media support for the input tray
5 - Sliding side media guides
6 - print cartridge door
7 - Output bin
Figure 2: The HP LaserJet 1000 series printer (back side view)
1 - Media jam release levers
2 - Straight-through output door
3 - Power cord connection
4 - Port for USB cable pod
5 - Engine test button
Installing the print cartridge
To install the printer cartridge, complete the following steps.
Installing and loading the input tray
Connecting the USB cable
Plug the pod on the USB cable into the printer. Install the software. Then, when prompted by the software to connect the cable, plug the USB cable into the computer (see Figure 12).
NOTE: If the cable is connected to the computer before the software is installed, a Plug and Play event will occur that might interfere with correct software installation.
Figure 12: Connecting the USB cable
1 - Plugging the USB cable pod into the printer
2 - Plugging the USB cable into the computer
Connecting the power cord
Plug the power cord into the printer. Then, plug the power cord into the power outlet (see Figure 13).
Figure 13: Connecting the power cord
1 - Plugging the power cord into the printer
2 - Plugging the power cord into the power outlet
Troubleshooting the printer installation
If the top status light is on, the printer is ready to print. If the status lights are not on, check the power cord and the USB cable connections.
CAUTION: Always unplug the power cord before connecting the USB cable to the printer. Otherwise, the printer may be damaged.
Hardware setup verification
Verify that the printer is turned on
When the printer is connected to a grounded power source, the printer should continuously rotate for approximately six seconds. If the printer does not seem to be receiving any power, check the following:
Verify that the READY status light is illuminated
When the printer is successfully turned on, the green READY status light is illuminated and the printer is ready to process a job. If the READY light does not illuminate, check the following:
Verify that the product prints from the computer
Connect the cable pod to the printer and the USB cable to the computer. Use a word-processing application to send a print job to the printer.