Service Mode PJL Defaults

The Service Mode should be used only by authorized service personnel. While in Service Mode, you can Print a Service Mode Self Test. Verify and set the Page Count (the page count also is displayed on the standard self test). Set the Cold Reset Default. (This sets the factory default paper size to either Letter or A4). Set the Demo Page True False. Used to remove the Demo Page option from the self test menu. Set the Diagnostic Functions ON or OFF (for software developers use only). Since the HP...

Printing a Self Test Page

You can print a self-test page to get information about your printer's current settings, options, and print quality. You can use this page to troubleshoot print quality problems and to view current print density and Resolution Enhancement settings so you can adjust them. You can also print the demo, or demonstration, page to quicldy check that the printer is operational. Simultaneously press the GO and RESET buttons on the printer's Status Panel while the printer is in Ready Mode. Or using the...

Common LED patterns

The chart following shows the light patterns for normal HP LaserJet 5P 5MP printer states. The status light above the IR port indicates the current status of the IR port by displaying a green hue. This status light comes on when a connection has been established with the IR port. The other Status Panel lights operate the same for the IR port as they do for any other port on the printer. The following chart shows the light patterns for normal HP LaserJet 5P 5MP and 6P 6MP printer states. If the...

Removing the DC Controller Assemblies

The DC Controller Assembly is located on the bottom of th e printer. The PCA is protected by a metal shield assembly, and is mounted to a plastic base. The Formatter PCA and Fusing Assemblies are connected directly into the DC Controller and must be removed prior to removal of the DC Controller Assembly. Failure to remove these components before removing the DC Controller will result in printer damage. 1. Remove the printer covers page 39 , Formatter PCA and Shield page 48 , and Fusing...

To Print Using the Infrared Port

The infrared IR port on your HP LaserJet 5P or 5MP printer is located on the lower front left corner of the printer Figure 8 . This port is compliant with the specifications determined by the Infrared Data Association IrDA . Just above the port is a status light that indicates when the port is activated. To use the IR port, you need to use a portable device that also includes an IrDA-compliant IR port and be within the range of operation see Figure 9 . The IR port is compatible with a wide...