The lights on the front panel of the product indicate the product status. These lights can be on, off, or flashing, depending on the product status. The following sections describe the most common combinations of flashing lights, what they mean, and how to fix the issue.
Figure 1: Control panel lights
1 - Toner light
2 - Attention light
3 - Ready light
4 - Go light
5 - Go button
6 - Cancel button
NOTE:The Toner light operates independently of the Attention, Ready, and Go lights when the toner is low. If the toner is low, the red Toner light turns on, and the other lights can still indicate other errors or status messages. If any of the following patterns of blinking lights display at the same time that the Toner light is on and red, the error indicated by the blinking lights exists, and the toner is low.
Figure 3: Ready light is on
The Ready light is on and does not blink.
The product is ready to print. You do not need to do anything.
Figure 4: Attention, Ready, and Go lights blink
The Attention, Ready, and Go lights blink.
The product is canceling a print job or initializing. You do not need to do anything.
Figure 5: Ready light blinks
The Ready light blinks.
The product is processing or receiving data. To cancel the current job, press the Cancel button ().
Figure 6: Attention light blinks and Ready light is on
The Attention light blinks and the Ready light is on.
A general error or a manual feed error occurred. Press the Go button to recover from the error.
Figure 7: Attention light blinks
The print cartridge door is open.
Check the print cartridge door. Open the door, and then close it. Press it down to close it all the way.
There is paper jammed in the product.
Follow these steps to clear the paper jam:
For more information and more troubleshooting steps, see the Paper Jam document (c01280560) (in English) for this product on the HP Web site.
The product is out of paper.
Follow these steps to load paper in the product:
Figure 13: Toner light is red and Ready light is on
The toner is low.
Order a new print cartridge and have it ready. To order a new print cartridge from HP, go to the SureSupply page on the HP Web site.
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