HP (Hewlett-Packard) TOWERFEED 8150 user manual

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Installation and
User's Guide
IU 661 / 0047
TM
TowerFeed for the HP LaserJet 8150 / 8100 / 8000

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TABLE OF CONTENTS USER'S MANUAL TM TowerFeed 444 for Hewlett-Packard LaserJet 8150 / 8100 / 8000 Printers TABLE OF CONTENTS 1 PREFACE 3 UNPACKING 4 BOX CONTENTS 6 INSTALLATION Hardware Installation 7 Printer Panel Settings 9 Software Installation 9 OPERATING Loading Paper 11 Reloading Paper 12 Out of Paper 12 Paper Jam 12 PAPER QUALITY GUIDELINES 14 APPENDIX A - Printer Specific Notes 15 APPENDIX B - Tips & Hints 16 APPENDIX C - Standard Applications 20 APPENDIX D - Macintosh Environment 21 APPE

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TM IU 661 / 0047 2 TowerFeed for the HP LaserJet 8150/8100/8000

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PREFACE Congratulations! You selected TowerFeed, a superior sheet feeder specifically designed by Rutishauser Data AG in collaboration with Hewlett-Packard, USA, to extend the paper handling capabilities of the HP LaserJet 8150 / 8100 / 8000. The TowerFeed Option offers new possibilities. You can • select from up to 9 different paper types directly from your PC. • print extra copies instead of going to the copier to make copies. You get the better copies and you Color code copies of documents on

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UNPACKING Note: Prior to delivery, your TowerFeed was thoroughly tested and carefully packaged. Please check your unit for transportation damage and/or missing parts immediately upon receipt. It is advisable to get a second person to help you unpack the unit. Warning: TowerFeed may weigh up to 57 kilograms (130 pounds) depending on configuration. To prevent back strain or injury, bend your knees when lifting the unit, and get help if you need To unpack the TowerFeed unit, proceed as follows: • C

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UNPACKING Fig. 1 Cut the packing strips and lift away the top of the shipping container. Fig. 2 Lay unit on side and carefully pull out TowerFeed from the bottom part of the shipping container. Fig. 3 Insert rollers Fig. 4 Stand up TowerFeed and remove plastic Fig. 5 Re-packing TM IU 661 / 0047 5 TowerFeed for the HP LaserJet 8150/8100/8000

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BOX CONTENTS Note: Prior to delivery, your TowerFeed was thoroughly tested and carefully packaged. Please check your unit for transportation damage and/or missing parts immediately upon receipt. Box Contents (1) TowerFeed unit with drawers (2) Accessories box Fig. 6 Box Contents Accessories Box Contents (1) TowerFeed User's Manual Installation and 2 (this manual) User‘s Guide 1 (2) Data Cable (3) Power Cable (4) Rollers 3 4 Fig. 7 Accessories Box Contents TM IU 661 / 0047 6 TowerFeed for the HP

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INSTALLATION Hardware Installation Warning: POWER OFF your printer and TowerFeed and disconnect all power and interface cables before you proceed with the installation. Remove Transportation Inserts • Pull out, lift upwards and remove the trays from TowerFeed. Remove the transportation inserts (Fig. 8). There are two at each side (keep the inserts for reshipment). • Re-insert and close the trays. Fig. 8 Removing Transportation Inserts Note: Located on the right side of each tray you will find co

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INSTALLATION • Connect TowerFeed and printer with the C-Link cable (Fig. 10) - one end to the printer port (ACCESSORY) and the other end to the upper TowerFeed connector (••). The lower TowerFeed connector (•) allows to connect to further paper handling options (e.g. HP Multi-Bin Mailbox). Note: Secure the connectors with the screws to ensure proper connection of the systems. • Connect the power cables to printer and TowerFeed (Fig. 10). Note: When you power on the system, power on FIRST TowerFe

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INSTALLATION Printer Panel Settings Papertype Assignments By default, each paper tray has assigned the paper type PLAIN. In case of a paper out in a selected tray, the printer automatically will pull paper from another tray. Assigning a different paper type to each tray inhibits the automatic switching to another tray if the selected tray runs out of paper. To assign a paper type to an input tray, select with the menu key the PAPER HANDLING MENU and there the specific input tray. Then assign to

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INSTALLATION Configuring the TowerFeed Option To configure your printer with the TowerFeed option, go to the Control Panel, select Printers and there the respective HP LaserJet driver. Click on Properties, and in the respective window the Configure tab. Fig. 11a Optional Paper Sources Fig 11 Configure Tab In this window click in the pull-down bar for the Optional Paper Sources: to select your TowerFeed model (Fig. 11a). The artwork on the right will show the selected printer with the TowerFeed m

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OPERATING Operation Loading Paper • Pull open the tray you wish to load until it reaches the stop or remove it completely for more convenient loading. • Obtain a fresh ream of paper. Best results will be obtained using regular copier or laser printer paper (see "Paper Quality Guidelines"). Hold the ream on the long edge and bend it in and out. Repeat on the short edge. Square it off properly (Fig. 14). Fig. 14 Fanning the Paper • Load letterhead paper face down, with the letterhead towards the r

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OPERATING Paper Tray empty alternating TRAY n EMPTY READY with CHECK RIGHT DOOR This message indicates an empty paper tray. Refill the depleted tray. While feeding occurs from a higher tray, lower ones may be reloaded without interrupting feeding and printing. Paper Tray depleted during Print Job (n = drawer number) TRAY n LOAD Media Type & Size This message appears if the selected tray runs out of paper (and if there is no other tray with the same paper size and type, depending of the printer s

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OPERATING • In case of a TowerFeed paper error, the following alternating messages will be displayed: alternating 13.11 PAPER JAM CHECK TRAY n with IN INPUT DEVICE AND RIGHT DOOR and TowerFeed will beep with either one of the following sequences (depending on type of error): or (TowerFeed Paper Jam) (TowerFeed Motor Block) Open the TowerFeed trays, starting with the lowest one. TowerFeed beeping will stop when the tray which fed the last sheet is opened. Remove the jammed paper from the TowerFee

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PAPER QUALITY GUIDELINES General These paper quality guidelines are general recommendations. Paper beyond these specifications may work as well, however it should be tested before use. Paper is a material that reacts intensively to adverse temperature and humidity conditions. The observance of proper conditions as defined below is therefore essential for trouble-free operation of TowerFeed. Please also refer to the corresponding guidelines in the printer manual. Paper Quality and Surface Bond ty

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APPENDIX A - Printer Specific Notes Printer Firmware Revision The Firmware of your HP LaserJet printer must be the following Revision to correctly support the TowerFeed option: HP LaserJet 8150 all revisions HP LaserJet 8100 5.29 or newer HP LaserJet 8000 >4.29 (lower firmware revisions do not support the ‘POWESAVE’ function) In case your HP LaserJet 8000 printer does not have a newer printer Firmware revision than 4.29, you have to set the POWERSAVE function to OFF (printer panel

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APPENDIX B - Tips & Hints Power ON Sequence Power On TowerFeed first! When powering on the printer, it will scan its option bus for available options. In case TowerFeed would not be ready at that point in time, the printer would not activate its support and not add this option to its configuration. Printing on the wrong Paper Why doesn't it print from the tray I selected? If a selected Tray # does not contain the paper size assigned for the print job, the printer might look for other trays conta

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APPENDIX B - Tips & Hints Creating PAPER SEQUENCES for a Word Document It is widely known that in Page Setup you have the possibility to enter different paper sources for First Page and Other Pages. If there are other pages in the document, which have to be printed on another paper, this can be defined in the same Page Setup window. In this window there is a pull-down bar Apply to: which is used for that purpose. The default setting is Whole Document but there are also the options This point for

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APPENDIX B - Tips & Hints The following table shows the internal denominations of the paper sources: HP LaserJet 8150 / 8100 / 8000 Paper Type Tray Denomination Tray 1 (HP Printer) wdPrinterUpperBin Tray 2 (HP Printer) wdPrinterLowerBin e.g. Letterhead Tray 3 (HP Printer) wdPrinterLargeCapacityBin e.g. Plain Tray 4 (TowerFeed) 256 e.g. Bond Tray 5 (TowerFeed) 257 e.g. Color Tray 6 (TowerFeed) 258 Tray 7 (TowerFeed) 259 Tray 8 (TowerFeed) 260 Tray 9 (TowerFeed) 261 Example: The


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