HP Deskjet 4100 Series Printers - Setting Up the Product (Hardware)
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.
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 product software.
|| Do NOT connect the USB cable now. If you need a USB cable to connect the product to the computer, you will be prompted to connect it at the correct time during software installation.
Step one: 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.
Figure 1: Contents of the shipping box
Contents of the shipping box
Step two: Remove packing material
Figure 2: Remove the packing material
Remove the packing material
Remove all tape and protective film from the lid and from the front and back of the product.
Step three: Connect the supplied power cord and adapter
Figure 3: Connect the power cord and adapter
Connect the power cord and adapter
Plug the power adapter into the back of the product.
Plug the power cord into the power adapter.
Plug the remaining end of the power cord into a grounded wall outlet.
Step four: Turn the product on
Figure 4: Location of the Power button
Location of the Power button
Press the Power button (
) to turn the product on. The Power button glows green when the product is on.
Step five: Load plain paper
Raise the tray.
Figure 5: Raise the tray
Raise the tray
Slide the paper guide all the way to the left.
Figure 6: Paper guide
Slide the paper guide to the left
Place a small stack of plain paper in the tray, and then push the paper into the product until it stops.
Figure 7: Place paper in the tray
Place paper in the tray
Slide the paper guide firmly against the edge of the paper stack.
Lower the output tray.
Figure 8: Lower the output tray
Lower the output tray
Extend the output tray extension.
Figure 9: Extend the output tray extension
Extend the output tray extension stop.
Figure 10: Extend the output tray extension stop
1 - Output tray extension
2 - Output tray extension stop
Step six: Install the cartridges
Open the cover.
Figure 11: Open the cover
Open the cover
Wait until the carriage moves to the right side of the product, and then is
idle and quiet.
Remove the cartridge from its packaging and carefully remove
the plastic tape. Hold the cartridge so that the copper strips are on the
bottom and facing toward the product.
Figure 12: Remove the tape
Remove the tape
|| Do not touch the cartridge ink nozzles or copper contacts.
Touching these parts can result in clogs, ink failure, and bad electrical
connections. Do not remove the copper strips. The strips are required electrical
Slide the cartridge into the cradle, holding it at a slight upward angle, until the cartridge
snaps into place.
Figure 13: Install the cartridge
Install the cartridge
Close the cover.
The product automatically prints a calibration page.
Figure 14: Close the cover
Close the cover
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 Web site. For instructions, click the link for your computer operating system and type of connection.
|| Do NOT connect a USB cable now. You will be prompted to connect it at the correct time during software installation.