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HP LaserJet Pro CP1525n and CP1525nw Color Printers - Using the Control Panel Menus

Reports menu

Use the Reports menu to print reports that provide information about the product.

Menu item
Description
Demo page
Prints a color page that demonstrates print quality.
Menu structure
Prints a map of the control panel-menu layout. The active settings for each menu are listed.
Config report
Prints a list of all the product settings. Includes network information when the product is connected to a network.
Supplies status
Prints the status for each print cartridge, including the following information:
  • Estimated percentage of cartridge life remaining

  • Approximate pages remaining

  • Part numbers for HP print cartridges

  • Number of pages printed

  • Information about ordering new HP print cartridges and recycling used HP print cartridges

Network Summary
Prints a list of all product network settings
Usage page
Prints a page that lists PCL pages, PCL 6 pages, PS pages, pages that were jammed or mispicked in the product, monochrome (black and white) or color pages; and reports the page count
HP Color LaserJet CP1525nw only: prints a page that lists the information above, and the monochrome (black and white) or color pages printed, number of memory cards inserted, number of PictBridge connections, and the PictBridge page count
PCL font list
Prints a list of all the PCL fonts that are installed.
PS font list
Prints a list of all the PostScript (PS) fonts that are installed
PCL6 font list
Prints a list of all the PCL6 fonts that are installed
Color usage log
Prints a report that shows the user name, application name, and color usage information on a job-by-job basis
Service page
Prints the service report
Diagnostics page
Prints the calibration and color diagnostics pages
Print Quality
Prints a color test page which can be useful for diagnosing print quality defects.

Quick Forms menu

Menu item
Sub-menu item
Description
Notebook Paper
Narrow Rule
Wide Rule
Child Rule
Prints pages that have preprinted lines
Graph Paper
1/8 inch
5 mm
Prints pages that have preprinted graph lines
Checklist
1-Column
2-Column
Prints pages that have preprinted lines with check boxes
Music Paper
Portrait
Landscape
Prints pages that have preprinted lines for writing music

System Setup menu

In the following table, items that have asterisks (*) indicate the factory default setting.

Menu item
Sub-menu item
Sub-menu item
Description
Language
Select the language for the control panel display messages and the product reports.
Paper Setup
Def. paper size
Letter
A4
Legal
Select the size for printing internal reports or any print job that does not specify a size.
Def. paper type
A list of available paper types appears.
Select the paper type for printing internal reports or any print job that does not specify a type.
Tray 2
Paper type
Paper size
Select the default size and type for Tray 2 from the list of available sizes and types.
Paper out action
Wait forever *
Cancel
Override
Select how the product should react when a print job requires a size or type that is not available or when a specified tray is empty.
Select the Wait forever option to make the product wait until you load the correct paper and press the OK button. This is the default setting.
Select the Override option to print on a different size or type after a specified delay.
Select the Cancel option to automatically cancel the print job after a specified delay.
If you select either the Override or Cancel options, the control panel prompts you to specify the number of seconds to delay. Press the Right arrow button to increase the time, up to 3600 seconds. Press the Left arrow button to decrease the time.
Print quality
Calibrate color
After power on
Calibrate now
After power on : Select how soon the product should calibrate after you turn it on. The default setting is 15 minutes .
Calibrate now : Makes the product perform a calibration immediately. If a job is processing, the product calibrates after the job is complete. If an error message displays, you must clear the error first.
PowerSave Time
Sleep Delay
15 minutes *
30 Minutes
1 Hour
2 Hours
Off
1 Minute
Sets how long the product remains idle before it enters PowerSave mode. The product automatically exits PowerSave mode when you send a print job or press a control panel button.
Display contrast
Medium *
Darker
Darkest
Lightest
Lighter
Select the level of contrast for the display.
At Very Low
Black Cartridge
Stop
Prompt *
Continue
Set how the product behaves when the black print cartridge reaches the very low threshold.
  • Stop : The product stops printing until you replace the print cartridge.

  • Prompt : The product stops printing and prompts you to replace the print cartridge. You can acknowledge the prompt and continue printing.

  • Continue : The product alerts you that the print cartridge is very low, but it continues printing.

Color Cartridges
Stop
Prompt *
Continue
Print Black
Set how the product behaves when the one of the color print cartridges reaches the very low threshold.
  • Stop : The product stops printing until you replace the print cartridge.

  • Prompt : The product stops printing and prompts you to replace the print cartridge. You can acknowledge the prompt and continue printing.

  • Continue : The product alerts you that the print cartridge is very low, but it continues printing.

  • Print Black : The product alerts you that the print cartridge is very low, but it continues printing in black only. To configure the product to print in color and use the remaining toner in the print cartridge past very low, follow these steps:

    1. On the product control panel, touch the OK button, and then touch the System Setup button.

    2. Touch the At Very Low button, and then touch the Color Cartridges button. Touch the Continue button.

    When you choose to replace the very low print cartridge, color printing resumes automatically.

User-Defined Low
Black
Type the percentage of life estimated life remaining at which the product alerts you that the print cartridge is low.
Cyan
Magenta
Yellow
Courier font
Regular
Dark
Selects a version of the Courier font. The default is Regular .

Service menu

Use this menu to restore default settings, clean the product, and activate special modes that affect print output. Items that have asterisks (*) indicate the factory default setting.

Menu item
Sub-menu item
Description
Cleaning Page
Use this option to clean the product if you see toner specks or other marks on the printed output. The cleaning process removes dust and excess toner from the paper path.
When you select this item, the product prompts you to load plain paper in Tray 1 and then press OK to start the cleaning process. Wait until the process is complete. Discard the page that prints.
USB Speed
High *
Full
Sets the USB speed to High or Full . For the product to actually operate at high speed, it must have high speed enabled and be connected to an EHCI host controller that is also operating at high speed. This menu item also does not reflect the current operating speed of the product.
Less paper curl
On
Off *
If printed pages are consistently curled, use this option to set the product to a mode that reduces curl.
Archive print
On
Off *
If you are printing pages that will be stored for a long time, use this option to set the product to a mode that reduces toner smearing and dusting.
Firmware Date
Displays the current firmware datecode.
Restore defaults
Sets all customized copy settings to the factory default values.

Network Setup menu

Use this menu to establish network configuration settings.

Menu item
Sub-menu item
Description
Wireless Menu (wireless products only)
WPS Setup
If your wireless router supports this feature, use this method to set up the product on a wireless network. This is the simplest method.
Run Network Test
Tests the wireless network and prints a report with the results.
Turn Wireless On/Off
Enable or disable the wireless network feature.
TCP IP config
Automatic
Manual
Select Automatic to automatically configure all the TCP/IP settings.
Select Manual to manually configure the IP address, subnet mask, and default gateway.
The default setting is Automatic .
Auto Crossover
On
Off
This item is used when you are connecting the product directly to a personal computer using an Ethernet cable (you might have to set this to On or Off depending on the computer being used).
The default setting is On .
Network services
IPv4
IPv6
This item is used by the network administrator to limit the network services available on this product.
On
Off
The default setting is On .
Show IP Address
No
Yes
No : The product IP address will not appear on the control panel display.
Yes : The product IP address will appear on the control panel display.
The default setting is No .
Link Speed
Automatic (Default)
10T Full
10T Half
100TX Full
100TX Half
Sets the link speed manually if needed.
After setting the link speed, the product automatically restarts.
Restore defaults
Press OK to restore the network configuration settings to the default values.

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