Printquality checklist

Use the following checklist to solve general print-quality problems 1. Check the printer driver to make sure that you are using the best available print-quality option, or return to the default settings. See the HP Color LaserJet 2550 Series Printer User Guide for more information about print-quality options. 2. Make sure that the paper or print media you are using meets specifications. See the HP Color LaserJet 2550 Series Printer User Guide for more information. Generally, smoother paper...

Printer configurations

Thank you for purchasing the HP color LaserJet 2550 series printer. The printer is available in the following configurations. The HP color LaserJet 2550L printer is a four-color laser printer that prints letter-size pages up to 20 pages per minute (ppm) in black and white, A4-size pages up to 19 ppm, and it prints letter A4-size pages at 4 ppm in color. It includes a PCL 6 printer driver and has PostScript level 3 emulation. Trays. The printer comes with a multipurpose tray (tray 1) that holds...

Aligning the carousel gears

Imageclass Carousel Alignment

Make sure that the gears in the print-cartridge carousel are aligned correctly before placing 1. Rotate the carousel so that the marker for the yellow print cartridge faces the front of the printer. 2. Examine the gears two marks on the smaller gear should line up with the single mark on the larger gear (see the detail of the gears in Figure 5-48. Reinstalling the print-cartridge carousel). Note The single mark on the larger gear is adjacent to the slot for the black cartridge, marked with 3....

Printer drivers

Select a printer driver based on the way the printer is being used. Use the PCL 6 printer driver to take full advantage of the printer features. Unless complete backward compatibility with previous PCL drivers or older printers is necessary, the PCL 6 driver is recommended. Use the PS printer driver for compatibility with PS needs. Certain printer features are not available in this printer driver. The printer automatically switches between PS 3 emulation and PCL printer languages depending on...

Solving Post Script PS errors

The following situations are specific to the PS language and might occur when several printer languages are being used. Note To receive a printed or an onscreen message when PS errors occur, select this option in the PS printer driver or the HP LaserJet Toolbox. The job prints in Courier (the printer default typeface) instead of the typeface you requested. The job prints in Courier (the printer default typeface) instead of the typeface you requested. The requested typeface is not downloaded. A...

Numerical parts list

Formatter, HP color LaserJet 2550L printer Formatter (includes network card), HP color LaserJet 2550Ln printer and HP color LaserJet 2550n printer Roller, lower, top output bin, small Roller assembly, upper, top output bin Cable, fuser connector, dc controller Cable, flat, flexible, laser scanner

Supported media weights and sizes

This section contains information about the sizes, weights, and capacities of paper and other print media that each tray supports. Up to 125 sheets of 75 g m2 (20 lb) paper Maximum 216 x 356 mm (8.5 x 14 inches) Same as the preceding listed minimum and maximum sizes. Maximum stack height 12 mm (0.47 inches) Thickness 0.10 to 0.13 mm (3.9 to 5.1 mils) Thickness up to 0.23 mm (up to 9 mils) 1The printer supports a wide range of standard and custom sizes of print media. Check the printer driver...

Supplies Status lights

This section describes the meaning of the patterns for the lights in the Supplies Status area. Information about supplies also appears in the HP LaserJet Toolbox. For more information about how to use and view the HP LaserJet Toolbox, see HP LaserJet Toolbox. Table 6-3. Supplies Status light messages Table 6-3. Supplies Status light messages The printer continues to print without any action required until the imaging drum fails. The print cartridge is empty or missing 40208 or the E-label...

Printer Status lights

The following section describes the meaning of the light patterns in the Printer Status area. Printer status see Table 6-4. Printer-status light messages Attention with the ability to continue errors see Table 6-5. Attention light messages, unnumbered Accessory errors see Table 6-7. Accessory error light messages Service errors see Table 6-8. Service error light messages Table 6-4. Printer-status light messages Table 6-4. Printer-status light messages Pressing buttons has no effect until the...

Software and supported operating systems

For easy printer setup and access to the full range of printer features, HP strongly recommends that you install the software that is provided. Not all software is available in all languages. See the HP Color LaserJet 2550 Series Printer Getting Started Guide for installation instructions, and see the Readme file for the latest software information. The most recent drivers, additional drivers, and other software are available from the Internet and other sources. See Related documentation and...

Model and serial numbers

Laserjet Serial Number

The model number and serial number are listed on an identification label located underneath the top door. The label contains information about the country region of origin and the revision level, manufacturing date, production code, and production number of the product. The label also contains power rating and regulatory information. HEWLETT PACKARD 11311 CHINDEN BLVD BOISE, IDAHO 83714 USA HEWLETT PACKARD 11311 CHINDEN BLVD BOISE, IDAHO 83714 USA Num ro r glementaire du mod le Regulatory Model...