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HP Officejet 6100 All-in-One Printer Series - Setting up the All-in-One (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.

Setting up the product parts includes the following steps:

  • Attach the ADF tray extension

  • Attach the front panel cover

  • Load paper

  • Connect the phone cord and power cord

  • Insert and align the cartridges

Setting up the All-in-One

Follow these steps in order.

Step one: Attach the ADF tray extension

Slide the automatic document feeder (ADF) tray extension into the top of the product. Match the gray tabs with the black slots.

Figure 1: Attach ADF tray extension

Attach the ADF tran extension

Step two: Attach the front panel cover

  1. Insert the two tabs of the front panel cover into the top slots on the product.

    Figure 2: Insert front panel tabs

    Insert the front panel tabs
  2. Tilt the cover down and press firmly. Make sure that the tabs lock into place and the cover is even with the product.

    Figure 3: Press front panel down

    Press front panel down

Step three: Load paper

  1. Remove the output tray.

    Figure 4: Remove output tray

    Remove the output tray
  2. Slide out the paper-length and paper-width guides.

    Figure 5: Slide out paper guides

    Slide out the paper guides
  3. Load clean, white, unused paper, and then adjust the paper guides snugly against the paper.

    Figure 6: Adjust guides against paper

    Adjust  the paper guides against the paper
  4. Pull out the tray extension.

    Figure 7: Pull out tray extension

    Pull out the tray extension

Step four: Connect the phone cord and power cord

  1. Connect the phone cord from the product jack 1 to the wall jack.

    Figure 8: Connect phone cord

    Connect the phone cord
    1 - To wall jack
    2 - To phone
  2. Connect the power cord.

    Figure 9: Connect power cord

    Connect the power cord
    1 - Power connection on the product
    2 - Power adapter
    3 - Electrical outlet
  3. Press the Power button ( ) to turn the product on.

Step five: Insert and align the cartridges

  1. Lift up the carriage door until it catches. Wait for the carriage that holds the cartridges to move to the center.

    Figure 10: Lift carriage door

    Lift the carriage door
  2. Remove any packing material from inside the product.

  3. Lift the blue and gray cartridge latches.

    Figure 11: Cartridge latches

    Blue and gray cartridge latches
  4. Remove the cartridges from their packaging, and then remove the bright pink tape from each cartridge.

    CAUTION: Do not touch the gold-colored contacts or retape the cartridges.

    Figure 12: Remove tape from cartridge

    Remove tape from new cartridge
  5. With the label on top, slide each cartridge into the carriage.

    • Insert the color cartridge into the left (blue) slot.

    • Insert the black cartridge into the right (gray) slot.

    Figure 13: Insert cartridge

    Insert cartridge into slot
  6. Close each latch, pressing down until the latch catches below the bottom tabs.

  7. Close the carriage door, and then press Enter on the front panel to begin alignment.

    After a page prints, alignment is complete. Discard or recycle the alignment page.

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