Step 9: Printing a Configuration Page. HP 8500 N, 8500 DN, 8500, Color LaserJet 8500 Printer series

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Step 9: Printing a Configuration Page. HP 8500 N, 8500 DN, 8500, Color LaserJet 8500 Printer series | Manualzz

Step 9: Printing a Configuration Page

Use the printer control panel to print a configuration page and verify that the printer was installed correctly. Configuration pages include the following information:

General information about the printer (such as serial number and number of pages printed since most recent maintenance)

Installed languages

Print job errors

Memory available and installed dual inline memory modules (DIMMs)

Control panel and printer hard disk security

Installed optional equipment (such as a tray 4 or duplexer)

Tray configuration

Network configuration

To print a configuration page

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1 Press [Menu] until INFORMATION MENU appears on the printer control panel display.

Press [Item] until PRINT CONFIG PAGE appears on the display.

Press [Select] to print the configuration page. The printer will automatically bring itself online.

For more information about printing configuration pages, see the online user’s guide.

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To verify communication with a parallel cable

To verify that the printer and computer are set up correctly to communicate with each other, print a directory list.

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Turn the computer and printer on and wait for the printer to bring itself online (the printer is online when the Ready light on the printer control panel is lit).

At the MS-DOS ® prompt, type DIR>LPT1 and press [Enter] .

If you are using a UNIX ® environment, use the equivalent commands.

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If the Data light on the printer control panel display stays on, press [Go] .

Otherwise, go to step 4, below.

If the printer prints the directory list, the printer setup is complete and the printer is ready for the software to be set up to work with the new printer.

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If a message appears on the printer control panel, see the online user’s guide for more information about the message.

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If the printer neither prints the directory list nor displays an error message on the printer control panel, check that all power cables are plugged in and that all cables connecting the printer and computer are securely fastened.

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