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The device is equipped with several utilities that make it easy to monitor and manage the device on a
HP Web Jetadmin
HP Web Jetadmin is a browser-based management tool for HP Jetdirect-connected printers within your
intranet, and it should be be installed only on the network administrator’s computer.
To download a current version of HP Web Jetadmin and for the latest list of supported host systems,
When installed on a host server, any client can gain access to HP Web Jetadmin by using a supported
Web browser (such as Microsoft® Internet Explorer 4.x or Netscape Navigator 4.x or later) by navigating
to the HP Web Jetadmin host.
Embedded Web server
The device is equipped with an embedded Web server, which provides access to information about
device and network activities. This information appears in a Web browser, such as Microsoft Internet
Explorer or Netscape Navigator.
The embedded Web server resides on the device. It is not loaded on a network server.
The embedded Web server provides an interface to the device that anyone who has a network-
connected computer and a standard Web browser can use. No special software is installed or
configured, but you must have a supported Web browser on your computer. To gain access to the
embedded Web server, type the IP address for the device in the address line of the browser. (To find
the IP address, print a configuration page. For more information about printing a configuration page,
Use information pages.)
For a complete explanation of the features and functionality of the embedded Web server, see
embedded Web server.
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HP Easy Printer Care software
The HP Easy Printer Care software is a program that you can use for the following tasks:
●Checking the device status
●Checking the supplies status
●Setting up alerts
●Viewing device documentation
●Gaining access to troubleshooting and maintenance tools
You can view the HP Easy Printer Care software when the device is directly connected to your computer
or when it is connected to a network. To download the HP Easy Printer Care software, go to
Supported operating systems
For information about supported operating systems, go to
To use the HP Easy Printer Care software, you must have one of the following browsers:
●Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 or later
●Netscape Navigator 7.0 or later
●Opera Software ASA Opera 6.05 or later
All pages can be printed from the browser.
Other components and utilities
●Software installer — automates the printing system
●Online Web registration●PostScript Printer Description files (PPDs) — use with the
Apple PostScript drivers that come with the Mac OS
●The HP Printer Utility — change device settings, view
status, and set up printer-event notification from a Mac.
This utility is supported for Mac OS X V10.2 and later.
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●Use the control panel
Use the Administration menu
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Use the control panel
The control panel has a VGA touchscreen that provides access to all device functions. Use the buttons
and numeric keypad to cont rol jobs and the device status. The LEDs indicate overall device status.
The control panel includes a touchscreen graphical display, job-control buttons, a numeric keypad, and
three light-emitting diode (LED) status lights.
1Attention lightThe Attention light indicates that the devi ce has a condition that requires
intervention. Examples include an empt y paper tray or an error message
on the touchscreen.
2Data lightThe Data light indicates that the device is receiving data.
3Ready lightThe Ready light indicates that the device is ready to begin processing any
4Brightness-adjustment dialTurn the dial to control the brightness of the touchscreen.
5Touchscreen graphical displayUse the touchscreen to open an d set up all device functions.
6Numeric keypadAllows you to type numeric values for number of copies required and other
7Sleep buttonIf the device is inactive for a long period of time, it automatically enters a
sleep mode. To place the device into sleep mode or to reactivate the device,
press the Sleep button.
8Reset buttonResets the job settings to factor y or user-defined default values.
9Stop buttonStops the active job. While stopped, t he control panel shows the options for
the stopped job (for example, if you press the Stop button while the device
is processing a print job, the contro l panel message prompts you to cancel
or resume the print job).
10Start buttonBegins a copy job, starts digital s ending, or continues a job that has been
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