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HP Photosmart Plus All-in-One Printers (B209a, B209b, and B209c) - Setting up the All-in-One (Hardware)

Introduction

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.

This document includes the following steps to set up the product:

  • Unpack the All-in-One

  • Connect the power cord and adapter

  • Turn on power

  • Select the language/region

  • Install the printhead assembly

  • Install the cartridges

  • Load plain paper

  • Load photo paper

  • Align the printer

Setting up a new All-in-One

Follow these steps to set up the product hardware.

Step one: Unpack the All-in-One

  1. Remove all tape from the front and back of the product and from the control panel display.

    Figure 1: Remove packing tape

    Remove packing tape
  2. Open the product and remove all the packaging materials from inside the product.

    Figure 2: Remove packing materials

    Remove packing materials

Step two: Connect the power cord and adapter

  1. Connect the power cord to the back of the product.

    Figure 3: Connect the power cord to the product

    Connect the power cord to the product
  2. Connect the power cord to the power supply.

    Figure 4: Connect the power cord to the power supply

    Connect the power cord to the power supply
  3. Connect the power cord to the electrical outlet.

    Figure 5: Connect the power cord to the electrical outlet

    Connect the power cord to the electrical outlet

Step three: Turn on power

Press the Power button () to turn the product on.

Figure 6: Press the Power button

Press the Power button

Step four: Select the language/region

After turning the product on, use the following steps to set the default language and country/region. If you are satisfied with the default language and country/region settings, you can skip this step.

  1. On the control panel Home Screen, touch the right arrow () to view more options.

  2. Touch Setup ().

  3. Touch the down arrow () until Preferences displays. Touch Preferences.

  4. Touch Set Language.

  5. Touch the down arrow () to scroll through the languages. When the correct language displays, touch that language.

  6. Touch Yes to confirm the selection. The Preferences menu redisplays.

  7. Touch Set Country/Region.

  8. Touch the down arrow () to scroll through the options. When the correct country/region displays, touch the selection.

  9. Touch Yes to confirm your selection. The Preferences menu redisplays.

  10. Touch Home () to return to the Home Screen.

Step five: Install the printhead assembly

  1. Open the cartridge access door.

    Figure 7: Open the cartridge access door

    Open the cartridge access door
  2. Lift the latch handle on the carriage until it stops.

    Figure 8: Raise carriage latch

    Raise carriage latch
  3. Remove the printhead from its packaging.

    Figure 9: Remove printhead from packaging

    Remove printhead from packaging
    CAUTION: Do not touch the copper-colored contacts. Do not let the contacts touch any surface. Do not scratch the contacts while inserting the ink cartridges.
  4. Hold the printhead upright with the colored shape icons facing up.

  5. Lower the printhead into the product with the red square aligned on the left side and the white rectangle aligned on the right side.

    Figure 10: Lower the printhead into the product

    Lower the printhead into the product
  6. Slowly lower the carriage latch.

    Figure 11: Lower the carriage latch

    Lower the carriage latch

Step six: Install the cartridges

  1. Remove the plastic wrap on the cartridge by pulling the orange tab.

    Figure 12: Remove the cartridge plastic wrap

    Remove the cartridge plastic wrap
  2. Twist the orange cap counter-clockwise to snap it off the cartridge.

    Figure 13: Remove the orange cap

    Remove the orange cap
  3. With the cartridge contacts facing the printhead, slide each cartridge into its slot as indicated by the colored shape icons on the cartridge and on the printhead.

  4. Press down on each cartridge until it clicks into place.

    Figure 14: Slide the cartridge and press it into place

    Slide the cartridge and press it into place
  5. Repeat this procedure for each cartridge.

    Figure 15: All cartridges installed

    All catridges installed
  6. Close the cartridge access door.

    Figure 16: Close the cartridge access door

    Close the cartridge access door
  7. On the control panel, press OK. The initialization process begins, which takes about six minutes. It is normal for the product to make noises during this process.

    NOTE: While the initialization process continues, you can continue to the next step.

Step seven: Load plain paper

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  1. Raise the output tray and leave it in the open position.

  2. Slide the paper-width guide to its outermost position.

    Figure 17: Slide the paper guide outward

    Slide the paper guide outward
  3. Insert the paper stack into the input tray with the short edge forward and print side down.

    Figure 18: Insert plain paper

    Insert plain paper
  4. Adjust the paper-width guide so it rests against the stack of paper.

    Figure 19: Adjust the paper-width guide against the paper

    Adjust the paper-width guide against the paper
  5. Close the output tray, and then extend the paper catch.

    Figure 20: Close the output tray and extend the paper catch

    Close the output tray and extend the paper catch

Step eight: Load photo paper

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  1. Lift the photo tray lid.

  2. Slide the paper-width guide to its outermost position.

    Figure 21: Slide the paper-width guide outward

    Slide the paper-width guide outward
  3. Load photo paper print side down, short edge first, into the photo tray. Slide the stack of photo paper forward until it stops.

    Figure 22: Insert photo paper

    Insert photo paper
    NOTE: If the photo paper has perforated tabs, load the photo paper so that the tabs are facing away from the product.
  4. Adjust the paper-width guide so it rests against the stack of photo paper.

    Figure 23: Adjust the paper-width guide against the paper

    Adjust the paper-width guide against the paper
    NOTE: Do not overload the photo tray. Make sure the stack of photo paper fits within the photo tray and is not higher than the top of the paper-width guide.
  5. Lower the photo tray lid.

    Figure 24: Lower the photo tray lid

    Lower the photo tray lid

Step nine: Align the printer

  1. After loading paper, touch OK on the control panel.

    The alignment page automatically prints.

    Figure 25: Example alignment page

    Example alignment page
  2. Open the lid and place the printed alignment page face down. Align the top of the page with the lower right corner of the scanner glass.

    Figure 26: Open the lid

    Open the lid
  3. Close the lid.

  4. Touch OK. After the product scans the alignment page, the alignment is complete.

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