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Setting Up the Printer Hardware for HP Officejet 6600 and 6700 Premium H711n e-All-in-One Printers

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Introduction

This document explains how to set up the physical parts of the printer. Complete these steps before you install the printer software on your computer.
If you already set up the printer hardware and want steps to install the software, set up the printer on a network, or set up the fax, see the list of links at the end of this document.

Setting up the printer

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Follow these steps in order. When you are finished, you can click the appropriate link at the end of this document if you need instructions to install the printer software.
NOTE:Do not connect a USB cable now. If you plan to use a USB cable to connect the printer to the computer, you will be prompted to connect it at the correct time during the software installation.

Step one: Unpack the printer

  1. Remove the printer from the box.
  2. Remove all tape and packing materials from the front and rear of the printer.
    Figure 1: Remove the tape and packing material
    Image: Remove the tape and packing material.
  3. Place your fingers into the slot on the left side of the printer, and then pull forward to open the cartridge access door.
    Figure 2: Open the cartridge access door
    Image: Open the cartridge access door.
    1 - Finger slot on the left side of the printer
  4. Remove all tape and packing materials from inside the printer.
  5. Close the cartridge access door.

Step two: Check the contents of the box

The contents might vary by country/region. See the packaging for a list of items shipped in the box.

Step three: Connect the power cord

Follow these steps to connect the printer to the power source.
  1. Connect the cord from the power adapter to the rear of the printer.
  2. Connect the power cord to the power adapter.
  3. Plug the other end of the power cord into an electrical outlet.
    NOTE:Your printer might not look exactly like the printer in the illustration, but the steps are the same.
    Figure 3: Connect the power cord
    Image: Connect the power cord.
    1 - Connect the cord from the adapter to the rear of the printer
    2 - Plug the power cord to the adapter
    3 - Plug the power cord to the electrical outlet
  4. Press the Power button to turn on the printer.

Step four: Install the cartridges

  1. Place your fingers into the slot on the left side of the printer, and then pull forward to open the cartridge access door.
    Figure 4: Open the cartridge access door
    Image: Open the cartridge access door.
    1 - Finger slot on the left side of the printer
  2. Remove the cartridges from their packaging.
    NOTE:After you remove a cartridge from its package, install it right away to avoid damage to the ink.
  3. Hold the cartridge by its sides with the nozzles toward the printer, and then insert the cartridge into its color-coded slot.
    Figure 5: The color-coded slots
    Image: Color-coded slots.
    Figure 6: Insert the cartridge into its color-coded slot
    Image: Insert the cartridge into its color-coded slot.
  4. Press the cartridge forward into the slot until it snaps into place.
    Figure 7: Press the cartridge forward
    Image: Press the cartridge forward.
  5. Repeat these steps to install the other cartridges.
  6. Close the cartridge access door.
  7. Wait for the printer to align the cartridges.

Step five: Install the input and output trays

  1. Remove the input tray extension and the output tray from their packaging.
  2. Carefully attach the input tray extension to the main body of the tray.
  3. Slide the round pegs on the output tray into the two slots directly above the input tray.
    Figure 8: Install the input and output trays
    Image: Install the input and output trays.
    1 - Attach the input tray extension to the main body of the tray
    2 - Slide the output tray into place on top of the input tray
  4. Push the output tray into the printer until it snaps into place.

Step six: Load paper in the input tray

Follow these steps to load plain paper in the product.
  1. Lift the output tray.
    Figure 9: Lift the output tray
    Image: Lift the output tray
  2. Slide the paper width guides out as far as possible.
    Figure 10: Slide the paper width guides out
    Image: Slide the paper width guides out
  3. Insert the paper print-side down in the tray. Push the stack of paper into the tray as far as possible. Make sure that the paper is not higher than the line marking in the tray.
    CAUTION:Do not load paper while the product is printing. Jams or paper feed issues might occur.
  4. Slide the paper width guides in until they touch the edge of the stack of paper.
  5. Lower the output tray.
  6. Pull out the tray extender, and then lift the paper catch.
    Figure 11: Pull out the tray extender
    Image: Pulling out the tray extender and lifting the paper catch

Step seven: Set the date and time

  1. On the control panel, touch the Right Arrow ( ), and then touch Setup ( ).
  2. Touch Preferences .
  3. Touch Date and Time: , and then touch the Up and Down Arrows ( ) to set the month, day, and year.
  4. Touch Done , and then touch the Return Arrow ( ) to return to the Preferences menu.

Step eight: Set the language and country/region

  1. In the Preferences menu, touch Language .
  2. If necessary, touch the Down Arrow ( ) to scroll to your preferred language.
  3. Touch your preferred language, and then touch Yes to confirm your choice. The printer returns to the Preferences menu.
  4. On the Preferences menu, touch Country/Region , and then touch your specific country/region.
  5. Touch Yes to confirm your choice, and then touch the Home icon ( ) to return to the main menu.
Follow these steps in order. When you are finished, you can click the appropriate link at the end of this document if you need instructions to install the printer software.
NOTE:Do not connect a USB cable now. If you plan to use a USB cable to connect the printer to the computer, you will be prompted to connect it at the correct time during the software installation.

Step one: Unpack the printer

Follow these steps to unpack the printer.
  1. Remove the printer from the box.
  2. Remove all tape and packing materials from the outside of the printer.
    Figure 12: Remove the tape and packing material
    Image: Remove the tape and packing material.
  3. Place your fingers into the slot on the left side of the printer, and then pull forward to open the cartridge access door.
    Figure 13: Open the cartridge access door
    Image: Open the cartridge access door.
    1 - Finger slot on the left side of the printer
  4. Remove all tape and packing materials from inside the printer.
  5. Close the cartridge access door.

Step two: Check the contents of the box

The contents might vary by country/region. See the packaging for a list of items shipped in the box.

Step three: Install the input and output trays

  1. Remove the input tray extension and the output tray from their packaging.
  2. Carefully attach the input tray extension to the main body of the tray.
  3. Slide the round pegs on the output tray into the slots directly above the input tray.
    Figure 14: Install the input and output trays
    Image: Install the input and output trays.
    1 - Attach the input tray extension to the main body of the tray
    2 - Slide the output tray into place on top of the input tray
  4. Push the output tray into the printer until it snaps into place.

Step four: Install the two-sided printing accessory (duplexer)

Follow these steps to install the duplexer.
  1. Find the duplexer in the box.
  2. Take the duplexer out of its packing material, and then remove any tape from the duplexer.
  3. Turn the printer so the rear of it faces you.
    Figure 15: Turn the printer
    Image: Turn the printer around.
  4. Hold the duplexer by its sides with the rollers toward the printer, and then insert it into the slot in the rear of the printer.
    NOTE:Look for the engraved arrows on the duplexer for help positioning it.
    Figure 16: Insert the duplexer
    Image: Insert the duplexer into the rear access area.
  5. Push the duplexer into the printer until it snaps into place.
    Figure 17: Make sure that the duplexer snaps into place
    Image: The duplexer snaps into place.
  6. Turn the printer back around so the front faces you.

Step five: Connect the power cord

  1. Connect the cord from the power adapter to the rear of the printer.
  2. Connect the power cord to the power adapter.
  3. Plug the other end of the power cord into an electrical outlet.
    Figure 18: Connect the power cord
    Image: Connect the power cord.
    1 - Connect the cord from the adapter to the rear of the printer
    2 - Plug the power cord to the adapter
    3 - Plug the power cord into the electrical outlet
  4. Press the Power button to turn on the printer.

Step six: Install the cartridges

  1. Place your fingers into the slot on the left side of the printer, and then pull forward to open the cartridge access door.
    Figure 19: Open the cartridge access door
    Image: Open the cartridge access door
    1 - Finger slot on the left side of the printer
  2. Remove the cartridges from their packaging.
    NOTE:After you remove a cartridge from its package, install it right away to avoid damaging the ink.
  3. Hold the cartridge by its sides with the nozzles toward the printer, and then insert the cartridge into its color-coded slot.
    Figure 20: The color-coded slots
    Image: Color-coded slots.
    Figure 21: Insert the cartridge into its color-coded slot
    Image: Insert the cartridge into its color-coded slot.
  4. Press the cartridge forward into the slot until it snaps into place.
    Figure 22: Press the cartridge forward
    Image: Press the cartridge forward.
  5. Repeat these steps to install all the new cartridges.
  6. Close the cartridge access door.
  7. Wait for the printer to align the cartridges.

Step seven: Load paper in the input tray

Follow these steps to load plain paper in the product.
  1. Lift the output tray.
    Figure 23: Lift the output tray
    Image: Lift the output tray
  2. Slide the paper width guides out as far as possible.
    Figure 24: Slide the paper width guides out
    Image: Slide the paper width guides out
  3. Insert the paper print-side down in the tray. Push the stack of paper into the tray as far as possible. Make sure that the paper is not higher than the line marking in the tray.
    CAUTION:Do not load paper while the product is printing. Jams or paper feed issues might occur.
  4. Slide the paper width guides in until they touch the edge of the stack of paper.
  5. Lower the output tray.
  6. Pull out the tray extender, and then lift the paper catch.
    Figure 25: Pull out the tray extender
    Image: Pulling out the tray extender and lifting the paper catch

Step eight: Set the date and time

  1. On the control panel, touch the Right Arrow ( ), and then touch Setup ( ).
  2. Touch the Down Arrow ( ), and then touch Preferences .
  3. Touch Date and Time: , and then touch the Up and Down Arrows ( ) to set the month, day, and year.
  4. Touch Done , and then touch the Return Arrow ( ) to return to the Preferences menu.

Step nine: Set the language and country/region

  1. In the Preferences menu, touch Language .
  2. If necessary, touch the Down Arrow ( ) to scroll to your preferred language.
  3. Touch your preferred language, and then touch Yes to confirm your choice. The printer returns to the Preferences menu.
  4. On the Preferences menu, touch Country/Region , and then touch your specific country/region.
  5. Touch Yes to confirm your choice, and then touch the Home icon ( ) to return to the main menu.

Links to software installation instructions

After you complete the previous setup steps, you can install the product software with the product CD or by downloading the software from the HP website. For instructions, click the link for your computer operating system and type of connection.
CAUTION:Do NOT connect a USB cable now. You will be prompted to connect it at the correct time during software installation.

Link to fax setup instructions

Set up the printer to send and receive faxes
Setting up the HP All-in-One to Send and Receive Faxes

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