To remove the paper pickup and feed rollers

Locate the two rollers on the bottom of the paper pickup unit (above the cassette). The pickup roller is the smaller roller, and the feed roller is the larger roller. 3. Pinch the tab on the end of the cassette pickup roller (callout 1), and pull the roller out. 4. Pinch the tab on the end of the cassette feed roller (callout 2), and pull the roller out. Figure 6-25. Removing the cassette pickup and feed rollers Figure 6-25. Removing the cassette pickup and feed rollers NOTE Always replace 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 CD using Add Printer) if backward compatibility with previous PCL printer drivers or older...

Embedded Web server

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 choose 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....

Printer specifications

Physical dimensions (HP Color LaserJet 5500 models) and Table 1-5. Physical dimensions (HP Color LaserJet 5550 models) describe the dimensions of the printer. Maximum duty cycle is 120,000 pages per month. Table 1-6. Acoustic emissions (HP Color LaserJet 5500 models) and Table 1-7. Acoustic emissions (HP Color LaserJet 5550 models) list the acoustic emissions of the printer when it is printing and when it is in standby mode. Table 1-4. Physical dimensions (HP Color LaserJet 5500...

Installing Macintosh printing system software for networks

This section describes how to install Macintosh printing system software. The printing system software supports Apple Mac OS version 9.1.x and later. The printing system software includes the following components PostScript Printer Description (PPD) files The PPDs, in combination with the Apple PostScript printer drivers, provide access to printer features. An installation program for the PPDs and other software is provided on the CD-ROM that came with the printer. Use the appropriate PS driver...

Print quality defect chart

Use the examples in the print quality defect chart to determine which print-quality problem you are experiencing, and then see the corresponding pages to find information that can help you troubleshoot the problem. For the latest information and problem-solving procedures, go to http www.hp.com support clj5500 or http www.hp.com support clj5550. NOTE The print-quality defect chart assumes the use of letter- or A4-size media that has moved through the printer long-edge first. Make sure that the...

Non Hp Cartridge Detected

A new cartridge has been installed that is not made by HP. This message is displayed until an HP cartridge is installed or Cancel Job is pressed. If you believe the cartridge is an HP cartridge, call the HP fraud hotline at 1-877-219-3183. Any printer repair required as a result of using non-HP cartridges is not covered under HP warranty. To continue printing, press Cancel Job. The first pending job will be cancelled. alternates with To continue press The identified print cartridge is nearing...

Scraps of media left in the paper path can cause intermittent jams Always check that the paper path is clear when

Pickup roller is dirty, worn, or damaged. Clean the pickup roller. If it is still dirty after cleaning, or if it is worn or damaged, replace the pickup roller. Clean the separation pad. If it is still dirty after cleaning, or if it is worn or damaged, replace the separation pad. Check the drive gears in the paper pickup unit. Replace the pickup drive assembly if the gears are damaged. Multi-purpose tray pickup solenoid is defective. 1. Disconnect the connector J25 for the multipurpose tray...

HP customer care

For 24-hour access to information using a modem or Internet connection World Wide Web URL for the HP Color LaserJet 5500 5550 models, updated HP printer software, product and support information, and printer drivers in several languages can be obtained from www.hp.com support clj5500 or www.hp.com support clj5550. (Sites are in English.) Visit www.hp.com support net_printing for information about the HP Jetdirect 5550 external print server. HP Instant Support Professional Edition (ISPE) is a...

Size Mismatch In Tray X

The tray is loaded with media longer or shorter in the feed direction than the size configured for the tray. 1. Adjust the side and rear media guides against the paper. 2. If the media used is Letter, Letter-R, A4, A4-R, Executive, B5 JIS, B5-R, A5, A5-R, A3, 11 x 17, or Legal sized, the tray switch should be set to STANDARD. Set the tray switch to CUSTOM for all other media sizes. The tray switch must be set before the size can be selected from the control panel. 3. Reset the paper size in the...

The HP Color Laser Jet 5500 series printer

2 HP Color LaserJet 5500dtn and 5550dtn printers 3 HP Color LaserJet 5500hdn printers 4 HP Color LaserJet 5550hdn printer 2 HP Color LaserJet 5500dtn and 5550dtn printers 3 HP Color LaserJet 5500hdn printers 4 HP Color LaserJet 5550hdn printer HP Color LaserJet 5500 printer model number C9656A The HP CLJ 5500 printer is the base model, which includes 96 megabytes MB of synchronous dynamic random access memory SDRAM , one 500-sheet input tray. This model comes with three optional EIO slots,...

List of figures

Model and serial number gure 1-2. Sample gure 1-3. Front view, HP Color LaserJet 5500 gure 1-4. Back view, HP Color LaserJet 5500 gure 1-5. Front view, HP Color LaserJet 5550 gure 1-6. Back view, HP Color LaserJet 5550 gure 1-7. EMI statement for gure 1-8. VCCI statement for gure 3-1. Space requirements printer gure 3-2. Package contents for HP Color LaserJet 5500, 5500n, and 5500dn 53 gure 3-3. Package contents for HP Color LaserJet 5550, 5550n, and 5550dn 54 gure 3-4. Parallel port...

Performance memory and other printer features

This printer series combines the quality and reliability of Hewlett-Packard printers with the features listed in Table 1-2. Features. HP Color LaserJet 5500 models Up to 22 pages per minute ppm for A4-size paper and up to 21 ppm for letter size paper HP Color LaserJet 5550 models Up to 28 pages per minute ppm on A4 size paper and up to 27 ppm for letter size paper Also prints on transparencies and glossy paper Memory specifications for HP Color LaserJet 5500 models specifications for...