HP PSC 500 Setup Guide
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HP PSC 500
Setup Guide HP PSC 500
©Copyright Hewlett-Packard Company 1999
Note: Regulatory information can be found in Chapter6 of the HP PSC 500 CustomerCareGuide.
Chapter 1 — Setting Up Your HP PSC 500
Chapter 2 — Sharing HP PSC 500 on a Network
About This Guide
Setting Up Your HP PSC 500
Setting Up Your HPPSC 500
Step 1 — Unpack Your HPPSC 500
1 Remove the cardboard tray containing the accessory items.
2 Rest the box on its side, and pull out your HPPSC 500.
3 Make sure the following items are included with your HPPSC 500:
a Bi-directional, parallel, IEEE 1284-compliant printer cable with 1284-C connector.
b Power supply (AC/DC adapter) with attached cord (HP part number 0950-2880).
c Power cord.
d CD-ROM disk(s).
e Three manuals: HPPSC 500 Setup Guide, HPPSC 500 Basic Operations Guide, and HPPSC 500 Custom...
f One black and one color print cartridge.
4 Choose a location and environment for your HPPSC 500.
5 Remove the packaging materials (plastic wrap, cardboard insert, and packing tape) from the outs...
Step 2 — Load Paper in Your HPPSC 500
1 Slide the paper width and length adjusters to their outermost positions.
2 Insert paper into the IN tray, print side down, until it stops.
3 Slide the paper width and length adjusters in until they stop at the edges of the paper.
4 Push the IN tray back toward the unit until it stops, and lower the top (OUT) tray if you raise...
Step 3 — Install Print Cartridges
1 Locate the print-cartridge access door on the front of the HPPSC 500, just above the OUT tray.
2 Pull the latch on the print-cartridge access door toward you and raise it up until it is fully ...
3 Remove the cardboard insert from the inside of the unit.
4 Raise both latches on the carriage.
5 Remove the color print cartridge (the thicker one) from its packaging and, being careful to tou...
6 Push the color print cartridge firmly down into the slot on the left.
7 Remove the black print cartridge (the thinner one) from its packaging and, being careful to tou...
8 Push the black print cartridge firmly down into the slot on the right.
9 Lower each print-cartridge latch down onto the top of the cartridge, and push down until the la...
10 Close the print-cartridge access door.
Step 4 — Connect the Printer Cable and Power Cords
Connecting the Printer Cable
1 Locate your printer cable.
2 Connect the printer cable to the HPPSC 500. Pinch the clasps at the back of the cable as shown...
3 Plug the other end of the cable into your computer’s parallel port. The parallel port is locate...
Connecting the Power Cords
1 Locate the power supply adapter with attached cord.
2 Plug the power supply adapter into the back of the HPPSC 500.
3 Locate the power cord.
4 Plug the adapter end of the power cord into the power supply adapter.
5 Plug the power outlet end of the power cord into the power outlet.
Step 5 — Install the HPPSC 500 Software
Installing the HPPSC 500 Software
1 Turn on your computer, but do not turn on your HPPSC 500.
2 If you see either of the following windows, click Cancel or press Esc on your keyboard. Otherwi...
3 Insert the HPPSC 500 CD-ROM into your computer’s CDROM drive.
a On your Windows desktop, double-click the My Computer icon.
b Double-click your CD-ROM disc drive.
4 Click the Install button.
5 When the Welcome window appears, click Next.
6 In the Software License Agreement window, click Yes.
7 After the message appears that instructs you to turn on the unit, press the white power button ...
8 The Question window appears, click Yes to accept the preset defaults.
9 Determine the results of the cable connection test.
a Click Continue to finish installing the HPPSC 500 software.
b After installing your software, see “Communication problems” in the Readme file. To access the ...
10 After the Product Tour window appears with the the product tour option selected, click Finish.
11 In the Product Tour window, click any topic to learn more about that topic.
12 After you are finished, click Quit to exit the tour.
13 If prompted, restart your computer.
1 Insert the HPPSC 500 CD-ROM into your computer’s CDROM drive.
2 From the HPPSC 500 Essentials menu, click Run Product Tour.
Registering Your HPPSC 500
Installing OCR Software
1 Insert the HP PSC 500 CD-ROM into your computer’s hard drive.
2 From the HP PSC 500 Essentials menu, click Readiris OCR.
3 Follow the directions in the Readiris software installation window.
Installing Third-Party Programs
Step 6 — Align Your Print Cartridges
1 If “Press Resume to Align Cartridges” appears on the front-panel display of your HPPSC 500, pr...
2 Following the instructions on the page, use the front-panel buttons to select three sets of lin...
Sharing HP PSC 500 on a Network
Understanding Point-and-Print and Peer-to-Peer Networks
Local Area Network (LAN) Access
Minimum System Requirements
Setting Up the Server
1 Install the HPPSC 500 software on the server, as described in Chapter1 under “Installing the ...
2 If you are using Windows95/98 as your server, perform the following steps before continuing.
a On the Windows desktop, right-click Network Neighborhood, and choose Properties.
b On the Configuration tab, click File and Print Sharing.
c Select the check box for the sharing options you want.
d Click OK to store your changes, and then click OK again to exit the File and Print Sharing dial...
3 Restart the computer.
4 If an electronic registration window appears, follow the on-screen instructions to register you...
5 On the Windows taskbar, click Start, point to Settings, and choose Printers.
6 Right-click the HPPSC500 icon, and choose Sharing.
7 Click the Shared (WindowsNT4.0) or Shared As (Windows95/98) option.
8 In the Share Name field, type a name for the HPPSC if you do not want to use the default name,...
a Click Alternate drivers, and then click Windows95.
b After the message instructing you to insert the floppy disk appears, click OK and insert the HP...
c In the Printer Drivers for Windows95 dialog box, click Browse, open the AddPrinter folder, ope...
9 Click OK to close the dialog box and store your changes.
Setting Up a Point-and-Print Client
1 On the Windows desktop, double-click Network Neighborhood.
2 Find the name of the server that the HPPSC is directly connected to, and double-click its icon.
3 Double-click the HPPSC’s share name.
4 After the setup message “Before you can use the printer...” appears, click Yes and then wait se...
Setting Up a Peer-to-Peer Client (95/98 server to NT4.0 client)
1 Set up the server by following the steps outlined earlier under “Setting Up the Server.”
2 In the first Add Printer Wizard dialog box, select My Computer, and click Next.
3 In the next dialog box, click New Port.
4 In the Printer Ports dialog box, choose Local Port, and click New Port.
5 In the Port Name dialog box, type in the name of the server to which the HPPSC is connected an...
6 Click OK to close the Port Name dialog box and store your changes, and then click Close on the ...
7 In the Available Ports list, verify that the newly created port exists, and then click Next.
8 Click Have Disk, and insert the HPPSC software CD.
9 If the HPPSC500 Essentials menu appears, click Quit.
10 Change the name of the drive letter to point to your CDROM drive, and click Browse.
11 In the Locate File dialog box, open the AddPrinter folder, open the wNT folder, and double-cli...
12 In the Install From Disk dialog box, click OK.
13 If another message appears, point to the same location on the CD, and click OK.
14 Select HPPSC, click Next, and click Next again.
15 To set the HPPSC as your default printer, click Yes, and then click Next.
16 Select Not shared, and click Next.
17 Select Yes to print a test page, and click Finish.
18 If your test page printed correctly, click Yes.
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