Calibration and cleaning

The printer automatically calibrates and cleans itself at various times to maintain the best print quality. You can also force the printer to calibrate by selecting Calibrate Now (HP Color LaserJet 4600 models), Quick Calibrate Now, or Full Calibrate Now (HP Color LaserJet 4650 models) from the Print Quality menu. For information about calibrating the printer. See Calibrate Now (HP Color LaserJet 4600 models) or Quick Calibrate Now (HP Color LaserJet 4610n and 4650 models) or Full Calibrate Now...

Printing a menu map

1 Press (HP Color LaserJet 4600 models) or MENU (HP Color LaserJet 4610n and 4650 models) to open the MENUS. 2 Press W to highlight INFORMATION. 3 Press to select INFORMATION. 4 Press W to highlight PRINT MENU MAP. 5 Press to select PRINT MENU MAP. Figure 7-5 HP Color LaserJet 4600 models menu map Figure 7-5 HP Color LaserJet 4600 models menu map Figure 7-6 HP Color LaserJet 4610n 4650 models menu map Figure 7-6 HP Color LaserJet 4610n 4650 models menu map

Printer drivers

The optimal way to control the printer is by establishing settings in a software program or through the printer driver. Changing print settings in a software program affects only that particular print job. In most software programs, you can select print settings from menus within the program. Software program settings and printer driver settings override the settings on the printer control panel. For best print quality, always use the printer driver to select the paper or media type. Different...

Bad Optional Tray Connection

The 500-sheet input tray is not making a sufficient connection with the printer. 1 Verify that the printer is on a level surface. 3 Reseat the printer on the 500-sheet input tray. 4 If the printer is on the optional printer stand, make sure that the support straps are attached to the rear of the stand and the printer. 5 Turn the printer on after reseating the 500-sheet input tray. The printer is in the process of canceling a job. The message will continue to appear while the job is stopped, the...

Select the right printer driver for your needs

Select a printer driver based on the way that you use the printer. Certain printer features are available only in the PCL 6 drivers. See the printer driver Help for available features. Use the PCL 6 driver to take full advantage of printer features. For general office printing, the PCL 6 driver is recommended to provide optimum performance and print quality. Use the PCL 5c driver (available on the Web only) if backward compatibility with previous PCL printer drivers or older printers is...

Mostly Color Pages Mostly Black Pages

This menu item establishes how the printer switches from color to monochrome (black and white) mode for maximum performance and print cartridge life. AUTO will determine the mode the engine will enter based on the first page of a print job. If the first page is monochrome, the engine will enter mono mode until a color page is detected. It will then continue in color mode until the end of the job. If the first page is in color, the engine will enter color mode for the duration of the job. nearly...

Embedded Web server HP Color Laser Jet 4600 and 4650 models only

When the printer is directly connected to a computer, the embedded Web server is supported for Windows 95 and later. In order to use the embedded Web server with a direct connection, you must select the Custom installation option when you install the printer driver. Select the option to load Printer Status and Alerts. The proxy server is installed as part of the Printer Status and Alerts software. When the printer is connected to the network, the embedded Web server is automatically available....