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HP Deskjet 4100 Series Printers - Setting Up the Product (Hardware)


This document explains how to set up the physical parts of the product. Complete these steps before you install the product software on your computer.

Setup the product

Follow these steps in order.

Step one: Check the contents of the box

The contents might vary by country/region. See the packaging for a list of items shipped in the box.

Figure 1: Contents of the shipping box

Contents of the shipping box

Step two: Remove packing material

Figure 2: Remove the packing material

Remove the packing material

Remove all tape and protective film from the lid and from the front and back of the product.

Step three: Connect the supplied power cord and adapter

Figure 3: Connect the power cord and adapter

Connect the power cord and adapter
  1. Plug the power adapter into the back of the product.

  2. Plug the power cord into the power adapter.

  3. Plug the remaining end of the power cord into a grounded wall outlet.

Step four: Turn the product on

Figure 4: Location of the Power button

Location of the Power button

Press the Power button () to turn the product on. The Power button glows green when the product is on.

Step five: Load plain paper

  1. Raise the tray.

    Figure 5: Raise the tray

    Raise the tray
  2. Slide the paper guide all the way to the left.

    Figure 6: Paper guide

    Slide the paper guide to the left
  3. Place a small stack of plain paper in the tray, and then push the paper into the product until it stops.

    Figure 7: Place paper in the tray

    Place paper in the tray
  4. Slide the paper guide firmly against the edge of the paper stack.

  5. Lower the output tray.

    Figure 8: Lower the output tray

    Lower the output tray
  6. Extend the output tray extension.

    Figure 9: Extend the output tray extension

  7. Extend the output tray extension stop.

    Figure 10: Extend the output tray extension stop

    1 - Output tray extension
    2 - Output tray extension stop

Step six: Install the cartridges

  1. Open the cover.

    Figure 11: Open the cover

    Open the cover
  2. Wait until the carriage moves to the right side of the product, and then is idle and quiet.

  3. Remove the cartridge from its packaging and carefully remove the plastic tape. Hold the cartridge so that the copper strips are on the bottom and facing toward the product.

    Figure 12: Remove the tape

    Remove the tape
    CAUTION: Do not touch the cartridge ink nozzles or copper contacts. Touching these parts can result in clogs, ink failure, and bad electrical connections. Do not remove the copper strips. The strips are required electrical contacts.
  4. Slide the cartridge into the cradle, holding it at a slight upward angle, until the cartridge snaps into place.

    Figure 13: Install the cartridge

    Install the cartridge
  5. Close the cover. The product automatically prints a calibration page.

    Figure 14: Close the cover

    Close the cover

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