Choosing an appropriate print quality

You can control the overall print quality of your print from the printer's front panel. (450C and 488CA except for glossy media types, on which the resolution is always 300 dpi.) Note that glossy media types are not supported on the HP DesignJet 430. Note that glossy media types are not supported on the HP DesignJet 430. Alternatively, you can specify the print quality setting from your software printer driver. In this case, the drivers setting is used for the next print. During the print, the...

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Parallel (Centronics) Interface (IEEE-1284-compatible) Connector type at computer end of cable HP Vectra PC with HP 24540A B serial parallel interface card using the parallel connector HP 9000 workstations series 300, 400, 700 IBM AT, IBM PS 2, IBM PC XT and compatibles Connector type at computer end of cable HP Vectra PC or HP 24541A B serial interface card (9-pin connector) HP 9000 workstations using 9-pin connectors. IBM AT and compatibles using 9-pin serial connectors HP Vectra PC with HP...

Frontpanel lights and keys

The lights on the front panel provide the means for your day-to-day communication with the printer. They tell you the printer's current status and, if there is an error, the nature of the error. In order to understand the meaning of each combination of lights, you should check the table in this chapter to help you to understand the meaning. You will therefore find this table useful in troubleshooting. The fifteen lights on the printer's front panel. The sequence of explanations in the table is...

To upgrade the HP Design Jet 430 printer with color

The HP DesignJet 430 monochrome printer can be upgraded to become an HP DesignJet 450C color printer. For the HP part number of the upgrade kit, see page 10-17. A ROM SIMM, containing the code for the HP DesignJet 450C A set of four print cartridges cyan, magenta, yellow and black A color label for installation on the printer's cartridge carriage. This section explains all the tasks necessary to install the upgrade kit. 1 Make sure that the printer is switched OFF and that neither the power...