Unboxing HP Color LaserJet Printer CP1215, Printing & Review by MJ Tube



Product features

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Walkaround

Front view

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  1. Output bin (holds 125 sheets of standard paper)
  1. Front door (provides access to the print cartridges)
  1. Jam-access door
  1. Tray 1 (holds 150 sheets of standard paper)
  1. Control panel

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Back and side view

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  1. Hi-Speed USB 2.0 port
  1. Rear door (for jam access)
  1. Power switch
  1. Power connection

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Control-panel walkaround

The product has the following lights and buttons on the control panel:
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  1. Toner lights: Indicates that a print cartridge needs to be replaced. When a print cartridge is out of the product, the corresponding light blinks.

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2Ready light: Indicates that the product is ready to print.
3Resume button and light: Indicates that a job is paused. Press this button to continue printing the current job.
4Attention light: Indicates that a door is open or other errors exist.
5Paper out light: Indicates that the product is out of paper.
6Cancel button: To cancel the print job that is currently printing, press the Cancel button.
7Jam light: Indicates that there is a jam in the product.

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NOTE: See Status-light patterns on page 59 for descriptions of the light patterns.

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USB connection

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NOTE: Do not connect the USB cable before installing the software. The installation program will notify you when the USB cable should be connected.

This product supports a USB 2.0 connection. You must use an A-to-B type USB cable for printing.
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Model and serial numbers

The model number and serial number are listed on an identification label located inside the front door.

The label contains information about the country/region of origin and the revision level, manufacturing date, production code, and production number of the product. The label also contains power rating and regulatory information.
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Software

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Supported operating systems

The product supports the following operating systems:

  • Windows 2000
  • Windows XP Home/Professional
  • Windows Server 2003 (32-bit only)
  • Windows Vista

Printer driver

The product comes with software for Windows that allows the computer to communicate with the product. This software is called a printer driver. Printer drivers provide access to product features, such as printing on custom-sized paper, resizing documents, and inserting watermarks.
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NOTE: The most recent drivers are available at www.hp.com/support/ljcp1210series. Depending on the configuration of Windows-based computers, the installation program for the product software automatically checks the computer for Internet access in order to obtain the latest drivers.

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Priority for print settings

Changes to print settings are prioritized depending on where the changes are made:
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NOTE: The names of commands and dialog boxes might vary depending on your software program.

  • Page Setup dialog box: Click Page Setup or a similar command on the File menu of the program you are working in to open this dialog box. Settings changed here override settings changed anywhere else.
  • Print dialog box: Click Print, Print Setup, or a similar command on the File menu of the program you are working in to open this dialog box. Settings changed in the Print dialog box have a lower priority and do not override changes made in the Page Setup dialog box.
  • Printer Properties dialog box (printer driver): Click Properties in the Print dialog box to open the printer driver. Settings changed in the Printer Properties dialog box do not override settings anywhere else in the printing software.
  • Default printer driver settings: The default printer driver settings determine the settings used in all print jobs, unless settings are changed in the Page Setup, Print, or Printer Properties dialog boxes.

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Open the printer driver and change the print settings

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Operating System   To change the settings for allTo change the default settingsTo change the device
print jobs until the softwarefor all print jobsconfiguration settings
program is closed

Windows 2000, XP, 1. On the File menu in the

Server 2003, and software program, click

Vista Print.

2. Select the driver, and then

click Properties or

Preferences.

The steps can vary; this

procedure is most common.

  1. Click Start, click Settings, and then click Printers (Windows 2000) or

Printers and Faxes (Windows XP Professional and Server 2003) or

Printers and Other Hardware Devices (Windows XP Home).

For Windows Vista, click Start, click Control Panel, and then click Printer.

  1. Right-click the driver icon, and then select Printing Preferences.

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  1. Click Start, click Settings, and then click Printers (Windows 2000) or

Printers and Faxes (Windows XP Professional and Server 2003) or

Printers and Other Hardware Devices (Windows XP Home).

For Windows Vista, click Start, click Control Panel, and then click Printer.

  1. Right-click the driver icon, and then select Properties.
  1. Click the Configure tab.
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Remove product software

  1. Click Start, and then click All Programs.
  1. Click HP, and then click HP Color LaserJet CP1210 Series.
  1. Click Uninstall, and then follow the onscreen instructions to remove the software.

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Utilities

HP Color LaserJet CP1210 Series Toolbox software

HP Color LaserJet CP1210 Series Toolbox is a software program that you can use for the following tasks:

  • Check the product status.
  • Configure the product settings.
  • Configure pop-up-alert messages.
  • View troubleshooting information.
  • View online documentation.

Status Alerts software

The Status Alerts software provides information about the current status of the product.

The software also provides pop-up alerts when certain events occur, such as an empty tray or a problem with the product. The alert includes information about solving the problem.

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Understand paper and print media use

This product supports a variety of paper and other print media in accordance with the guidelines in this user guide. Paper or print media that does not meet these guidelines might cause the following problems:

  • Poor print quality
  • Increased jams
  • Premature wear on the product, requiring repair

For best results, use only HP-brand paper and print media designed for laser printers or multiuse. Do not use paper or print media made for inkjet printers. Hewlett -Packard Company cannot recommend the use of other brands of media because HP cannot control their quality.

It is possible for paper to meet all of the guidelines in this user guide and still not produce satisfactory results. This might be the result of improper handling, unacceptable temperature and/or humidity levels, or other variables over which Hewlett-Packard has no control.
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CAUTION: Using paper or print media that does not meet Hewlett -Packard’s specifications might cause problems for the product, requiring repair. This repair is not covered by the Hewlett-Packard warranty or service agreements.

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Supported paper and print media sizes

This product supports a number of paper sizes, and it adapts to various media.
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NOTE: To obtain best print results, select the appropriate paper size and type in your print driver before printing.

Table 3-1 Supported paper and print media sizes
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Table 3-2 Supported envelopes and postcards
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SizeDimensionsTray 1
Envelope #10105 x 241 mm (4.13 x 9.49 inches)
Envelope DL110 x 220 mm (4.33 x 8.66 inches)
Envelope C5162 x 229 mm (6.93 x 9.84 inches)

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Table 3-2 Supported envelopes and postcards (continued)
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SizeDimensionsTray 1
Envelope B5176 x 250 mm (6.7 x 9.8 inches)
Envelope Monarch98 x 191 mm (3.9 x 7.5 inches)
Postcard100 x 148 mm (3.94 x 5.83 inches)
Double postcard148 x 200 mm (5.83 x 7.87 inches)

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Supported paper types and tray capacity

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Thick paper Same as for paper Up to 200 g/m2 (53 lb) Up to 15 mm (0.6 inches)

stack height

Side to be printed on face-up, with the top edge at the back of the tray

Cover paper Same as for paper Up to 200 g/m2 (53 lb) Up to 15 mm (0.6 inches)

stack height

Side to be printed on face-up, with the top edge at the back of the tray

Glossy paper Same as for paper Up to 220 g/m2 (59 lb) Up to 15 mm (0.6 inches)

stack height

Side to be printed on face-up, with the top edge at the back of the tray

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  1. The product supports a wide range of standard and custom sizes of print media. Check the printer driver for supported sizes.
  1. Capacity can vary depending on media weight and thickness, and environmental conditions.
  1. Smoothness: 100 to 250 (Sheffield)

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Special paper or print media guidelines

This product supports printing on special media. Use the following guidelines to obtain satisfactory results. When using special paper or print media, be sure to set the type and size in your print driver to obtain the best print results.
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CAUTION: HP LaserJet printers use fusers to bond dry toner particles to the paper in very precise dots. HP laser paper is designed to withstand this extreme heat. Using inkjet paper not designed for this technology could damage your printer.
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Media type Do Do not
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Envelopes ● Store envelopes flat.

● Use envelopes where the seam

extends all the way to the corner of

the envelope.

● Use peel-off adhesive strips that

are approved for use in laser

printers.

  • Do not use envelopes that are wrinkled, nicked, stuck together, or otherwise damaged.
  • Do not use envelopes that have clasps, snaps, windows, or coated linings.
  • Do not use self-stick adhesives or other synthetic materials.
Labels●   Use only labels that have no●   Do not use labels that have wrinkles
exposed backing between them.or bubbles, or are damaged.
●   Use Labels that lie flat.●   Do not print partial sheets of labels.
●   Use only full sheets of labels.
Transparencies●   Use only transparencies that are●   Do not use transparent print media
approved for use in laser printers.not approved for laser printers.
●   Place transparencies on a flat
surface after removing them from
the product.
Letterhead or preprinted forms●   Use only letterhead or forms●   Do not use raised or metallic
approved for use in laser printers.letterhead.
Heavy paper●   Use only heavy paper that is●   Do not use paper that is heavier
approved for use in laser printersthan the recommended media
and meets the weight specificationsspecification for this product unless
for this product.it is HP paper that has been
approved for use in this product.

Glossy or coated paper ● Use only glossy or coated paper

that is approved for use in laser

printers.
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  • Do not use glossy or coated paper designed for use in inkjet products.

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Load paper and print media

  1. Pull the tray out of the product and remove any paper.

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  1. Slide open the paper length and width guides.

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  • To load Legal-size paper, extend the tray by pressing and holding the extension tab while pulling the front of the tray toward you.

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NOTE: When it is loaded with Legal-size paper, the tray extends from the front of the product approximately 51 mm (2 inches).

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  1. Place the paper in the tray and make sure that it is flat at all four corners. Slide the paper length and width guides so that they are against the stack of paper.

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  1. Push down on the paper to make sure that the paper stack is below the paper limit tabs on the side of the tray.

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  1. Slide the tray into the product.

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