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HP Officejet Pro L7680 All-in-One Printer support

Setting up the All-in-One (Hardware)

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Introduction

This document explains how to set up the physical parts of the product. Complete these steps before you install the product software on your computer. If you already set up the product hardware, and need software installation help, see Links to Software Installation Instructions at the end of this document.
This document includes the following steps to set up the product:
  • Unpack the All-in-One
  • Install the duplexer and control panel faceplate
  • Install the document feeder tray
  • Install the cartridges
  • Install the printheads
  • Connect the power cord and adapter
  • Select a language and region
  • Set the date and time
  • Load plain paper
  • Connect the telephone cord

Setting up the All-in-One

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.
NOTE:The appearance of your product control panel might differ slightly from the illustrations in this document.
Remove all tape and packaging materials from the product and accessories.
CAUTION:Make sure to remove the cardboard packing material from the printhead area.
Figure 1: Remove the packing material
Remove tape from the top and front of the product. Lift the cover and remove the tape on the top right side and cardboard square on the top left side.

Step one: Unpack the All-in-One

Remove all tape and packaging materials from the product and accessories.
CAUTION:Make sure to remove the cardboard packing material from the printhead area.
Figure 2: Remove the packing material
Remove tape from the top and front of the product. Lift the cover and remove the tape on the top right side and cardboard square on the top left side.

Step two: Install the duplexer and control panel faceplate

The duplexer allows you to print on both sides of a sheet of paper, and the control panel faceplate must be securely attached for the product to function. Use the following steps to install these parts.
  1. Push the buttons on the rear access panel, and then remove the panel from the product.
  2. Slide the duplexer into the product until it locks into place. Do not press the buttons on either side of the duplexer when you install it. Use the buttons only for removing the duplexer.
    Figure 3: Install the duplexer
    Remove the rear access panel and slide the duplexer in
  3. If the control panel faceplate is not already attached, align the faceplate over the buttons on the top of the product, and then snap it firmly into place.
    Figure 4: Align the Faceplate
    Align the faceplate so that it fits exactly over the control panel buttons

Step three: Install the document feeder tray

  1. Lift the cover from the top surface of the product.
  2. Slide the Automatic Document Feeder (ADF) into its slot.
  3. Close the top cover.
Figure 5: Install the ADF
Raise the top cover on the left side, and insert the ADF

Step four: Install the cartridges

All four ink cartridges must be correctly installed for the product to work.
  1. Open the cartridge cover.
  2. Remove each cartridge from its package.
  3. Align each cartridge with its color-coded slot, and then insert the cartridge into the slot. To ensure proper contact, press down firmly on the cartridges until they snap into place.
  4. Close the cartridge cover.
Figure 6: Install cartridges
Open the cartridge cover door on the lower left, and slide the cartridges into the appropriate slots

Step five: Install the printheads

  1. Open the top cover.
    Figure 7: Open the cover
    Raise the top cover  of the product
  2. Lift the printhead latch.
    Figure 8: Lift the printhead latch
    On the left side, lift the latch covering the printhead slot
  3. Rapidly shake the printhead package six or more times before opening it.
    Figure 9: Shake the printhead package
    Shake the printhead in its packaging six or more times
    CAUTION:Do not shake the printheads after removing the orange protective caps.
  4. Remove the new printhead from the package, and then remove the protective caps.
    Figure 10: Remove the printhead and protective caps
    Remove the printhead from the packaging, and then pull off the two protective caps
  5. Insert the printhead into its color-coded slot. Press down firmly on the printhead to ensure proper contact.
    Figure 11: Insert the printhead
    With the flat side facing up, Insert the printhead into the printhead slot.
  6. Pull the printhead latch all the way forward, and then press down to ensure that the latch is properly engaged. You might have to apply some pressure to engage the latch.
  7. Close the top cover.
    Figure 12: Engage the latch and close the cover
    Press the latch down over the printhead, and then close the product cover.
CAUTION:Press down firmly on the printheads to ensure proper contact before closing the printhead latch.

Step six: Connect the power cord and adapter

  1. Connect the power cord and adapter to the product.
  2. Connect the other end of the power cord to an alternating current (AC) power outlet.
    Figure 13: Plug in the power cord
    Connect the power cord to the top left opening on the rear of the product, connect the attached adapter to the to extension, and then plug the extension into the electrical outlet.
  3. On the control panel press the On () button to turn on the product.
    Figure 14: Turn on the product
    Press the round power button on the top corner of the control panel.

Step seven: Select a language and region

The language setting determines which language the product uses to show messages on the display. You can change these settings at any time by using these steps. Use the Arrow buttons around the OK button on the control panel to navigate to your selections.
To select your language
  1. Press Setup.
  2. Select Preferences, and then press OK.
  3. Select Set Language, and then press OK.
  4. Scroll through the Languages. When the language you want to use appears, press OK.
  5. When prompted to confirm the language, select Yes or No, and then press OK.
The country/region setting determines the default paper sizes and layouts for printing. The settings can be changed at any time by using these steps.
To select your country/region
  1. Press Setup.
  2. Select Preferences, and then press OK.
  3. Select Set Country/Region, and then press OK.
  4. Scroll through the countries/regions. When the country/region you want to use appears, press OK.
  5. When prompted to confirm the country/region, select Yes or No, and then press OK.

Step eight: Set the date and time

Use the Arrow buttons around the OK button on the control panel to navigate to your selections.
  1. Press Setup.
  2. Select Tools, and then press OK.
  3. Select Date and Time, and then press OK.
  4. Follow the prompts on the display to enter the correct date and time, using the keypad. Enter the hour in 24-hour format. Use the arrow buttons to move the cursor as necessary.
  5. Press OK, and then confirm, if prompted.

Step nine: Load plain paper

Load paper when prompted.
  1. Lift the output tray.
    Figure 15: Lift the output tray
  2. Insert up to 250 sheets of paper into the input tray, print-side down, along the right hand side of the tray. Make sure the stack of paper aligns with the right and back edges of the tray and does not exceed the line marking in the tray.
    Figure 16: Load and align paper
  3. Slide the media guides in until they are snug against the paper.
  4. Lower the output tray and pull out the extension.
    Figure 17: Extend the output tray
  5. Press the OK button.
To ensure the best possible print quality, the product initializes and aligns the printheads. This process takes approximately 12 minutes. At the end of the process, the product prints the alignment pages.
Figure 18: Alignment pages print

Step ten: Connect the telephone cord

Connect one end of the supplied phone cord to one of the fax ports on the rear side of the product and the other end to a wall jack.
Figure 19: Rear view of the HP All-in-One
Connection ports on the back of the product
1 - Power Input
2 - Ethernet Network Port
3 - Rear USB Port
4 - Fax Ports

Links to software installation instructions

After you complete the previous setup steps, you can install the printer software with the printer CD or by downloading the software from the HP website. For instructions, click the link for your operating system.
CAUTION:For USB connections, do not connect the USB cable yet. You will be prompted to connect it at the correct time during software installation.
USB connection
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