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HP LaserJet 1200 Product Family - Copier/Scanner Features
Understanding the HP copier/scanner features and benefits
Use HP software to perform the following tasks to increase efficiency:
Make Quick Copies when copying the most frequently used type of original. Use HP LaserJet Copy software to customize and make multiple copies.
Identifying the copier/scanner components
Figure 1: HP LaserJet copier/scanner
1 - Media input tray guides
2 - Copier/scanner door
3 - Straight-through media path door
4 - Door release button
5 - Long media extensions
6 - Output bin
7 - Copier/scanner control panel
8 - Media input tray
Copier/scanner control panel
The copier/scanner control panel has two buttons (see Figure 2 below).
Figure 2: Copier/scanner control panel buttons
1 - Copy button
2 - Scan button
Media input tray, guides, and output bin
The media input tray (see Figure 3, call-out 1) is located on the front, top side of the scanner. The media guides (call-out 2), which are located on the media input tray, ensure that the media is correctly fed into the scanner and prevent skewing (crooked image). The output bin (call-out 3) is below the media input tray.
Figure 3: Locating the Media input tray, guides, and output bin
1 - Media input tray
2 - Guides
3 - Output bin
CAUTION: If the media is not loaded correctly, the media might jam and the original document or image might be damaged.
Loading originals in the copier/scanner
The copier/scanner door is located on the top of the copier/scanner. The copier/scanner door must be open to remove jams or clean the copier/scanner. To release the latch and open the door, press the button located on the right side, and gently grasp the door and rotate it open. To close the door, rotate the door until it clicks (see Figure 4 below).
Figure 4: Opening and closing the copier/scanner door
Removing the copier/scanner from the printer
To remove the copier/scanner from the printer, follow the instructions below:
CAUTION: If the copier/scanner is removed before the printer is unplugged, it might damage the printer and scanner. The printer must also be unplugged before reinstalling the copier/scanner on the printer.
Copier and scanner software overview
HP LaserJet Director (Windows 98, 2000, Millennium, NT 4.0, and Mac OS)
NOTE: Although the HP LaserJet Director and the HP Document Desktop are not available for Windows 95 systems, it is possible to PC fax and scan. See document number BPL10313 for details.
HP LaserJet Director is a quick and convenient desktop tool palette to facilitate many routine office tasks, including the following:
Accessing the HP LaserJet Director (Windows)
Accessing the HP LaserJet Director (Mac OS)
From the desktop, double-click the HP LaserJet Director icon.
To turn off the HP LaserJet Director
Use the following steps to close the HP LaserJet Director:
NOTE: To restart the HP LaserJet Director after turning it off, click Start , point to Programs , point to HP LaserJet 1220 , then click HP LaserJet Director .
NOTE: To restart the HP LaserJet Director after turning it off, double-click the alias on the desktop.
HP LaserJet Document Manager (Windows 98, 2000, Millennium, NT 4.0, and Mac OS)
NOTE: The HP LaserJet Document Manager is not available under Windows 95.
The HP LaserJet Document Manager (Windows) and HP WorkPlace (Macintosh) is a full-featured desktop application for the scanning and copying capabilities of the HP LaserJet 1220. From HP LaserJet Document Manager, perform the following tasks and more:
Print (electronically) to HP LaserJet Document Manager from any software application. This feature can be used to access any of the functions within HP LaserJet Document Manager from the documents created in a favorite desktop publishing or word processing application, saving the time it takes to first print and then scan a hard copy version. The online help provides more information about the HP LaserJet Document Manager. See "Accessing the online help" below.
Accessing HP LaserJet Document Manager (Windows)
There are two ways to access the HP LaserJet Document Manager. The first way is to double- click the HP LaserJet Document Manger icon on the desktop. The second way involves the following steps:
Accessing HP Workplace (Mac OS)
Quick Copy settings
Use the Quick Copy feature to make consistent and convenient copies, even when the computer is turned off. Once the settings are adjusted to reflect the most common type of copy job, the settings do not have to be changed again.
HP LaserJet Copier (Copy Plus)
Use the HP LaserJet Copier when full-featured copying capabilities are needed or when the original differs from the most frequent copy job. Also use Copy Plus when printing color copies or printing the copies on another printer. Consider HP LaserJet Copier a personal copy machine.
Using HP LaserJet Copier
Use HP LaserJet Copier to perform any of the following tasks to copy an original:
HP LaserJet Director Toolbox (Windows 9x, 2000, Millennium, and NT 4.0)
Use HP LaserJet Director Toolbox to perform the following tasks:
Accessing HP LaserJet Director Toolbox
HP LaserJet device configuration
Adjusting settings from the software is sometimes the easiest method. To gain access to default settings, follow these steps:
Windows 9x, 2000, Millennium, and NT 4.0
CAUTION: When changing settings in a network environment, the settings for all users are changed.
Find out what product settings are currently selected by printing a configuration page. To print a configuration page while the printer is in the Ready state, press and release the GO button on the printer control panel. For further instructions about adjusting product settings from the software, see the software Help.
HP LaserJet Photo Center (Windows 9x, 2000, Millennium, and NT 4.0)
The HP LaserJet Photo Center is an easy-to-use program for editing digital photographs. With the HP LaserJet Photo Center, perform the following tasks:
Unlike complicated, full-featured photo editing software, the HP LaserJet Photo Center provides image-enhancing wizards to easily change images.
Accessing the HP LaserJet Photo Center
Accessing the online help
To access the HP LaserJet 1200 and 1220 online Help, use one of the following methods.
Windows 9x, 2000, Millennium, and NT 4.0
HP LaserJet Director
HP LaserJet Document Manager
Any HP LaserJet 1220 software