HP Deskjet F2400 All-in-One Printer Series - Setting up the All-in-One Parts (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.
This document includes the following steps to set up the product:
Unpack the All-in-One
Check the contents of the box
Connect the power cord and adapter
Turn on power
Load plain paper
Install the cartridges
Align the cartridges
Setting up the All-in-One
Follow these steps in order.
Step one: Unpack the All-in-One
Remove the tape from the outside of the product, and then open it. Be sure to remove and discard
the orange shipping lock.
Lower the paper tray.
Open the front access door, and then remove the packing material from the inside of the product, including the packing material inside the door.
Figure 1: Unpack the All-in-One
Close the front access door.
Figure 2: Close the front access door
Step two: 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.
Step three: Connect the power cord and adapter
Plug one end of the power cord into the back of the product.
Plug the other end into a grounded wall outlet.
Figure 3: Connect power cord and adapter
Step four: Turn on power
Press the Power button to turn the product on.
Figure 4: Turn on the product
Step five: Load plain paper
Lower the paper tray.
Lift out the paper tray extension.
Figure 5: Lift out the paper tray extension
Slide the paper width guide all the way to the left.
Load a stack of 216 x 279 mm (8.5 x 11 inch) plain paper into the paper tray, print-side down. Slide the stack of paper forward until it stops.
Figure 6: Load paper
Slide the paper width guide snugly against the paper.
Step six: Install the cartridges
Press the Power button () to turn on the product, if it is not already turned on. Wait until the product is idle and silent before continuing.
Open the front access door.
The carriage moves to the center of the product. Wait until the carriage is idle and silent before continuing.
Figure 7: Open the front access door
Remove the new cartridge from its packaging, and then carefully remove the
plastic tape using the pink pull tab.
CAUTION: Do not touch the copper-colored contacts or ink nozzles. Also, do
not re-tape the cartridges. Doing so can result in clogs, ink failure, and bad
Figure 8: Remove the plastic tape
1 - Copper-colored contacts 2 - Plastic tape with pink pull tab (must be removed before installing) 3 - Ink nozzles under tape
Hold the cartridge by its sides with the nozzles toward the product, and then insert the cartridge into its color-coded slot until it snaps into place. Make sure that the icon on the cartridge matches the icon on the slot.
Figure 9: Example of inserting the tri-color cartridge
Insert the tri-color cartridge in the slot on the left.
Insert the black cartridge in the slot on the right.
Figure 10: Color-coded cartridge slots
Repeat these steps for the other cartridge.
Close the front access door. An alignment page prints automatically. Wait until the page prints before continuing.
Figure 11: Close the front access door
Step seven: Align the cartridges
Lift the product lid.
Figure 12: Lift the product lid
Place the alignment page with the printed-side down on the right-front corner of the scanner glass. See the engraved guide next to the scanner glass for help loading the alignment page.
Figure 13: Place the alignment page on the scanner glass
Lower the product lid.
Figure 14: Lower the lid
Press Start Copy Color to start the alignment.
When the cartridge alignment is complete, recycle or discard the alignment page.
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