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Understand the printer parts

This section contains the following topics:

  1. Front view
  1. Printing supplies area
  1. Back view

Front view

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  1. Automatic document feeder (ADF)
  1. Scanner glass
  1. Output tray
  1. Output tray extension
  1. Input tray
  1. Power button
  1. Control panel display
  1. Control panel
  1. Document feeder tray
  1. Width guides

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Printing supplies area

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  1. Ink cartridge access door
  1. Ink cartridges
  1. Printhead

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HP Officejet 6600 User Manual 11 NOTE: Printing supplies should be kept in the printer to prevent possible print quality issues or printhead damage. Avoid removing supplies for extended periods of time. Do not turn off the printer when a cartridge is missing.
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Back view

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  1. Fax port (1-LINE)
  1. Fax port (2-EXT)
  1. Power input
  1. Universal serial bus (USB) port

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Use the printer control panel

This section contains the following topics:

  1. Overview of buttons and lights
  1. Control panel display icons
  1. Change printer settings

Overview of buttons and lights

The following diagrams and related tables provide a quick reference to the printer control panel features.
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LabelHP Officejet 6600 User Manual 23Name and Description

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  1. Home button: Returns to the home screen from any other screen.
  1. Control panel display: Touch the screen to select menu options. For information about the icons that appear on the display, see Control panel display icons.
3Help button: Opens the Help menu.
4Cancel button: Stops a job, exits a menu, or exits settings.
5Right arrow button: Navigates through settings in the menus.
6Back button: Returns to the previous menu.
7Wireless light: The light is on when the 802.11 wireless feature is on.
8Left arrow button: Navigates through settings in the menus.

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Control panel display icons

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Icon Purpose
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Shows that a wireless network connection exists. The signal strength is indicated by the number of curved lines. This is for infrastructure mode. For more information, see Set up the printer for wireless communication.
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Displays a screen where you can learn about printer features that help conserve natural resources and reduce the environmental impact of your printing choices.
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TIP: You can configure settings for some features from this screen.

Shows that HP ePrint is turned on. For more information, see HP ePrint.
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Displays a screen where you can make copies or select other options.
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Displays a screen where you can send a fax, or choose fax settings.
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Displays a screen where you can make a scan, or change scan settings.
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Displays a screen where you can use HP Apps.
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Displays a screen where you can adjust photo printing options.
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Displays the Setup screen for generating reports, changing fax and other maintenance settings, and accessing the Help screen.
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Provides more information about the printer’s features.
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Icon Purpose

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Displays a screen where you can see information about the ink cartridges, including fill levels. This icon has a red border when an ink cartridge needs attention.
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NOTE: Ink level warnings and indicators provide estimates for planning purposes only. When you receive a low-ink warning message, consider having a replacement cartridge available to avoid possible printing delays. You do not need to replace cartridges until prompted to do so.
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Displays the status of the Auto Answer function. Touch Auto Answer to turn it on or off. For more information, see Set the answer mode (Auto answer).
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Change printer settings

Use the control panel to change the printer mode and settings, print reports, or get help for the printer.

TIP: If the printer is connected to a computer, you can also change the printer settings using HP software tools available on your computer, such as the HP printer software, HP Utility (Mac OS X), or the EWS. For more information about these tools, see Printer management tools.
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This section contains the following topics:

  1. Select the mode
  1. To select a different mode
  1. To change settings for a mode
  1. Change the printer settings

Select the mode

The main menu of the control panel display shows the available modes for the printer.

To select a mode, touch HP Officejet 6600 User Manual 65 (left arrow) or HP Officejet 6600 User Manual 67 (right arrow) to see the available modes, and then touch the icon to select the desired mode. Follow the prompts on the control panel display to complete the job. The control panel display returns to the main menu when the job is finished.

To select a different mode

Touch HP Officejet 6600 User Manual 69 (Back button) to return to the main menu. Touch HP Officejet 6600 User Manual 65 (left arrow) or HP Officejet 6600 User Manual 67 (right arrow) to scroll through the available modes, and then touch the icon to select the desired mode.

To change settings for a mode

  1. After selecting a mode, touch the arrow buttons to scroll through the available settings, and then touch the setting you want to change.
  2. Follow the prompts on the display to change the settings, and then touch Done.

HP Officejet 6600 User Manual 75 NOTE:  Touch HP Officejet 6600 User Manual 69 (Back button) to return to the previous menu.
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Change the printer settings

To change the printer settings or print reports, use the options available in the Setup screen:

  1. Touch HP Officejet 6600 User Manual 67 (right arrow), and then touch Setup.
  1. Touch the arrows to scroll through the screens.
  1. Touch the screen items to select screens or options.

HP Officejet 6600 User Manual 11 NOTE:  Use the HP Officejet 6600 User Manual 69 (Back) button to return to the previous menu.
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Find the printer model number

In addition to the model name that appears on the front of the printer, this printer has a specific model number. You can use this number when obtaining support and to help determine which supplies or accessories are available for your printer.

The model number is printed on a label located on the inside of the ink-cartridge access door, near the ink cartridges area.

HP Digital Solutions

The printer includes a collection of digital solutions that can help you simplify and streamline your work.

Scan to Computer

You can simply walk up to the printer, touch a button on the control panel, and either scan documents directly to a computer or quickly share them with business partners as e-mail attachments.

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For more information, see Scan.

HP Digital Fax (Fax to PC and Fax to Mac)

Never lose important faxes misplaced within a stack of paper pages again!

Use Fax to PC and Fax to Mac to automatically receive faxes and save faxes directly to your computer. With Fax to PC and Fax to Mac, you can store digital copies of your faxes easily and eliminate the hassle of dealing with bulky paper files. In addition, you can turn off fax printing altogether, saving money on paper and ink, and reduce paper consumption and waste.

For more information, see Receive faxes to your computer using HP Digital Fax (Fax to PC and Fax to Mac).

Select print media

The printer is designed to work well with most types of office media. It is best to test a variety of print media types before buying large quantities. Use HP media for

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optimum print quality. Visit the HP web site at www.hp.com for more information about HP media.
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HP recommends plain papers with the ColorLok logo for printing and copying of everyday documents. All papers with the ColorLok logo are independently tested to meet high standards of reliability and print quality, and produce documents with crisp, vivid color, bolder blacks and dry faster than ordinary plain papers. Look for papers with the ColorLok logo in a variety of weights and sizes from major paper manufacturers.
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This section contains the following topics:

  1. Recommended papers for printing and copying
  1. Recommended papers for photo printing
  1. Tips for selecting and using media

If you want the best print quality, HP recommends using HP papers that are specifically designed for the type of project you are printing.

Depending on your country/region, some of these papers might not be available.

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(4 x 6 inch), 13 x 18 cm (5 x 7 inch), and two finishes – glossy or soft-
gloss (satin matte). It is acid-free for longer lasting documents.
HP Advanced PhotoThis thick photo paper features an instant-dry finish for easy handling
Paperwithout smudging. It resists water, smears, fingerprints, and humidity.
Your prints have a look and feel comparable to a store processed
photo. It is available in several sizes, including A4, 8.5 x 11 inch, 10
x 15 cm (4 x 6 inch), 13×18 cm (5 x7 inch), and two finishes – glossy
or soft gloss (satin matte). It is acid-free for longer lasting documents.
HP Everyday PhotoPrint colorful, everyday snapshots at a low cost, using paper
Paperdesigned for casual photo printing. This affordable, photo paper dries
quickly for easy handling. Get sharp, crisp images when you use this
paper with any inkjet printer. Available in semi-gloss finish in 8.5 x 11
inch, A4, 4 x 6 inch and 10 x 15 cm. It is acid-free for longer lasting
documents.
HP Iron-On TransfersHP Iron-on Transfers (for color fabrics or for light or white fabrics) are
the ideal solution for creating custom T-shirts from your digital photos.

To order HP papers and other supplies, go to www.hp.com. Go to Shop for Products & Services, and select Ink, toner & paper .

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For the best print quality, HP recommends using HP papers that are specifically designed for the type of project you are printing. Depending on your country/region, some of these papers might not be available.

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HP Premium PlusHP’s best photo paper is heavyweight for producing professional
Photo Paperquality photos. Features an instant-dry finish for easy handling
without smudging. It resists water, smears, fingerprints, and humidity.
It is available in several sizes, including A4, 8.5 x 11 inch, 10 x 15 cm
(4 x 6 inch), 13 x 18 cm (5 x 7 inch), and two finishes – glossy or soft-
gloss (satin matte). It is acid-free for longer lasting documents.
HP Advanced PhotoThis thick photo paper features an instant-dry finish for easy handling
Paperwithout smudging. It resists water, smears, fingerprints, and humidity.
Your prints have a look and feel comparable to a store processed
photo. It is available in several sizes, including A4, 8.5 x 11 inch, 10
x 15 cm (4 x 6 inch), 13×18 cm (5 x7 inch), and two finishes – glossy
or soft gloss (satin matte). It is acid-free for longer lasting documents.
HP Everyday PhotoPrint colorful, everyday snapshots at a low cost, using paper
Paperdesigned for casual photo printing. This affordable, photo paper dries
quickly for easy handling. Get sharp, crisp images when you use this
paper with any inkjet printer. Available in semi-gloss finish in 8.5 x 11
inch, A4, 4 x 6 inch, and 10 x 15 cm. It is acid-free for longer lasting
documents.
HP Photo Value PacksHP Photo Value Packs conveniently package original HP ink
cartridges and HP Advanced Photo Paper to save you time and take
the guesswork out of printing affordable, lab-quality photos with your
HP printer. Original HP inks and HP Advanced Photo Paper have
been designed to work together so your photos are long lasting and

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vivid, print after print. Great for printing out an entire vacation’s worth of photos or multiple prints to share.

To order HP papers and other supplies, go to www.hp.com. Go to Shop for Products & Services and select Ink, toner & paper.

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Tips for selecting and using media

For the best results, observe the following guidelines.

  1. Always use media that conforms to the printer specifications. For more information, see Media specifications.
  2. Load only one type of media at a time into a tray or automatic document feeder (ADF).
  3. When loading the trays and ADF, make sure the media is loaded correctly. For more information, see Load media or Load an original in the automatic document feeder (ADF).
  1. Do not overload the tray or ADF. For more information, see Load media or Load an original in the automatic document feeder (ADF).
  2. To prevent jams, poor print quality, and other printing problems, avoid loading the following media in the trays or ADF:
    1. Multipart forms
  1. Media that is damaged, curled, or wrinkled
  1. Media with cutouts or perforations
  1. Media that is heavily textured, embossed, or does not accept ink well
  1. Media that is too lightweight or stretches easily
  1. Media that contains staples or clips

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Load an original on the scanner glass

You can copy, scan, or fax originals by loading them on the scanner glass.

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To load an original on the scanner glass

Use these steps to load an original on the scanner glass.

  1. Lift the scanner lid.
  1. Load your original print-side down.

TIP:  For more help on loading an original, refer to the engraved guides along

  the edge of the glass.
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  1. Close the lid.

Load an original in the automatic document feeder (ADF)

You can copy, scan, or fax a document by placing it in the automatic document feeder (ADF).

HP Officejet 6600 User Manual 127 CAUTION: Do not load photos in the ADF; this might cause damage to your photos. Use only media that is supported by the printer. For more information, see Tips for selecting and using media.

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NOTE: Some features, such as the Fit to Page copy feature, do not work when you load your originals in the ADF. You must load your originals on the glass.

To load an original in the ADF

Use these steps to load a document in the ADF.

  1. Load your original print-side up into the ADF.

a. If you are loading an original printed in portrait orientation, place the pages

so that the top edge of the document goes in first. If you are loading an

original printed in landscape orientation, place the pages so that the left

edge of the document goes in first.

b. Slide the media into the ADF until you hear a tone or see a message on the

display indicating that the loaded pages were detected.

TIP: For more help on loading originals in the ADF, refer to the diagram engraved in the document feeder tray.
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  1. Slide the width guides inward until they stop at the left and right edges of the media.

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Load media

This section provides instructions for loading media into the printer.

This section contains the following topics:

  1. Load standard-size media
  1. Load envelopes
  1. Load cards and photo paper
  1. Load custom-size media

Load standard-size media

To load standard-size media

Use these instructions to load standard media.

  1. Lift the output tray.
  1. Slide the paper width guide out as far as possible.

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