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HP Deskjet 6940 series
User's guide
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Special features.....................................................................................................5
Get started..............................................................................................................6
Printer features .......................................................................................................6
Buttons and lights ...................................................................................................8
Paper trays ...........................................................................................................11
Photo/envelope feeder .........................................................................................13
Print cartridges .....................................................................................................15
Ink-backup mode ..................................................................................................16
Automatic paper-type sensor ...............................................................................17
Quiet mode ...........................................................................................................17
Connect to the printer.........................................................................................18
USB ......................................................................................................................18
Wired Ethernet networking ...................................................................................19
Bluetooth wireless printing ...................................................................................34
Print photos.........................................................................................................38
Print borderless photos ........................................................................................38
Print photos with a border ....................................................................................40
HP Real Life technologies ....................................................................................42
Photo print cartridge .............................................................................................42
Maximum dpi ........................................................................................................43
Advanced color settings .......................................................................................44
Color management ...............................................................................................44
Gray photo print cartridge .....................................................................................44
Exif Print ...............................................................................................................45
Store and handle photo paper ..............................................................................45
Save money when printing photos .......................................................................46
Print photos from a digital camera....................................................................47
Use a PictBridge camera ......................................................................................47
Use a Bluetooth camera phone ............................................................................48
Print other documents........................................................................................50
E-mail ...................................................................................................................50
Letters ...................................................................................................................51
Documents ...........................................................................................................52
Envelopes .............................................................................................................53
Brochures .............................................................................................................54
Greeting cards ......................................................................................................56
Postcards ..............................................................................................................57
Transparencies .....................................................................................................58
Labels ...................................................................................................................59
Index cards and other small media ......................................................................60
Booklets ................................................................................................................61
Posters .................................................................................................................62
Iron-on transfers ...................................................................................................64
Banners ................................................................................................................65
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CD/DVD tattoos ....................................................................................................66
Printing tips..........................................................................................................68
Printing shortcuts ..................................................................................................68
Fast/economical printing .......................................................................................68
General everyday printing ....................................................................................69
Presentation printing ............................................................................................69
Print in grayscale ..................................................................................................69
Select a print quality .............................................................................................69
Set the page order ................................................................................................70
Print multiple pages on a single sheet of paper ...................................................70
Print a different first page .....................................................................................70
Print preview .........................................................................................................71
Set a custom paper size .......................................................................................71
Select a paper type ..............................................................................................72
Select a paper source ..........................................................................................72
Print task quick sets ..............................................................................................73
Automatic two-sided printing ................................................................................74
Manual two-sided printing ....................................................................................76
Resize a document ...............................................................................................79
Watermarks ..........................................................................................................80
9 Printer software...................................................................................................82
Printer Properties dialog box ................................................................................82
What's This? help .................................................................................................82
Ink Status window .................................................................................................82
Download printer software updates ......................................................................83
10 Maintenance.........................................................................................................84
Install print cartridges ...........................................................................................84
Set the auto-off feature .........................................................................................87
Align the print cartridges .......................................................................................87
Calibrate color ......................................................................................................88
Automatically clean print cartridges ......................................................................88
Print a test page ...................................................................................................88
View estimated ink levels .....................................................................................88
Maintain the printer body ......................................................................................89
Remove ink from your skin and clothing ..............................................................89
Manually clean print cartridges .............................................................................89
Maintain print cartridges .......................................................................................90
Printer Toolbox .....................................................................................................91
11 Troubleshooting..................................................................................................93
Ethernet problems ................................................................................................93
Printer does not print ............................................................................................95
Paper jam .............................................................................................................96
Paper problems ....................................................................................................98
Paper mismatch ....................................................................................................99
Printer is stalled ....................................................................................................99
Print cartridge problems .....................................................................................100
Photos do not print correctly ...............................................................................102
PictBridge problems ...........................................................................................104
Bluetooth printing problems ................................................................................105
Banners do not print correctly ............................................................................107
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Print quality is poor .............................................................................................107
Document is misprinted ......................................................................................109
Problems with borderless documents ................................................................110
Error messages ..................................................................................................114
Printer lights are on or flashing ...........................................................................116
Document prints slowly .......................................................................................118
If you continue to have problems .......................................................................119
HP support process ............................................................................................119
Accessories.......................................................................................................120
Automatic Two-Sided Printing Accessory (duplexer) .........................................120
250-Sheet Plain Paper Tray ...............................................................................127
Auto Two-Sided Print Accessory with Small Paper Tray ....................................133
Supplies..............................................................................................................143
Paper ..................................................................................................................143
USB cables .........................................................................................................143
Accessories ........................................................................................................143
Specifications ...................................................................................................144
Printer specifications ..........................................................................................144
Environmental information...............................................................................145
Environmental statement ....................................................................................145
Print cartridge recovery ......................................................................................146
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Get started
Connect to the printer
Print photos
Print photos from a digital camera
Print other documents
Printing tips
Printer software
Maintenance
Troubleshooting
Optional accessories
Supplies
Specifications
Environmental information
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Congratulations! You have purchased an HP Deskjet printer that is equipped with several
exciting features:
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Built-in networking capabilities: Connect to a wired network without using an
external print server.
Ink-backup mode: Use ink-backup mode to continue printing with one print
cartridge when the other print cartridge has run out of ink.
Print Cancel button: Cancel print jobs at the touch of a button.
Borderless printing: Use the entire page surface when printing photos and
brochures with the borderless printing feature.
Real Life technologies: Get better photos easier with HP Real Life technologies.
Automatic red-eye removal and adaptive lighting to enhance detail in shadows are
just a few of the many technologies included.
Six-ink upgradeable printing: Enhanced photo printing with a six-ink photo print
cartridge (purchased separately).
HP Vivera Inks deliver true-to-life photo quality and exceptional fade resistance
resulting in vivid colors that last. HP Vivera Inks are specially-formulated and
scientifically tested for quality, purity and fade resistance.
Printing from a digital camera: Print photos directly from a PictBridge-compatible
camera using the front USB port.
Automatic paper-type sensor: Use the auto paper-type sensor to optimize print
quality for various papers.
Quiet mode: Use the Quiet mode feature when you require quieter printing, as when
a baby is sleeping nearby, or when clients are in the office.
Photo/envelope feeder: Use the photo/envelope feeder to conveniently print single
envelopes, photos, or postcards.
Bluetooth printing: Print images without a cable using Bluetooth. Use an optional
HP Bluetooth Wireless Printer Adapter to print images from most Bluetooth devices
to the printer without a cable connection.
Optional Automatic Two-Sided Printing Accessory: Purchase an Automatic
Two-Sided Printing Accessory to print two-sided documents automatically.
Optional Auto Two-Sided Print Accessory with Small Paper Tray: Purchase an
Auto Two-Sided Print Accessory with Small Paper Tray to print two-sided documents
automatically and load small media from the back of the printer.
Optional 250-Sheet Plain Paper Tray Accessory: Purchase a 250-Sheet Plain
Paper Tray Accessory to expand the printer's paper-handling capability.
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