HP LaserJet Pro P1566 and P1606dn Printers - Setting Up the LaserJet (Hardware)
This document explains how to set up the physical parts of the product. Complete these steps before you install the product software on your computer.
This document includes the following steps to set up the printer:
Follow these steps in order.
Remove the printer from the box, and then check the contents of the box.
The contents might vary by country/region. See the packaging for a list of items shipped in the box.
Remove all packing tape from the printer.
the print cartridge door.
Figure 1: Open the print cartridge door
Lift up the paper packing, but do not remove it.
Figure 2: Lift the paper packing
Remove the print cartridge packaging.
Figure 3: Remove the print cartridge packaging
Remove the print cartridge from
Figure 4: Remove the print cartridge
CAUTION: To prevent damage to the print cartridge, hold the print
cartridge at each end.
Remove the packaging from inside the printer.
Figure 5: Remove the packaging from inside the printer
Remove the orange clip from the end of the print cartridge.
Figure 6: Remove the orange clip from the print cartridge
Gently rock the print cartridge back and forth to distribute the toner evenly.
Figure 7: Rock the print cartridge
Bend the tab on the left side of the print cartridge until the tab breaks loose. Pull the tab to remove all the sealing tape from the print cartridge.
Figure 8: Remove the sealing tape
CAUTION: If toner gets on your clothing, wipe it off with a dry cloth and wash the clothing in cold water. Hot water sets toner into the fabric.
Insert the print cartridge, and then close the print cartridge door.
Figure 9: Insert the print cartridge and close the door
Insert the output tray.
Figure 10: Insert the output tray
Insert the priority input tray.
Figure 11: Insert the priority input tray
Raise the priority input tray, and then slide the paper length and width guides to their outermost positions.
Figure 12: Slide out paper guides
Load plain paper in the main input tray with the top forward and the print side up.
Figure 13: Load paper
Slide the paper guides inward so that they rest against the stack of paper.
NOTE: To prevent jams and skewing, always adjust the side and front paper guides.
Figure 14: Adjust the paper guides
Lower the priority tray.
Figure 15: Lower the priority tray
Connect the power cord to the back of the printer.
Figure 16: Connect the power cord
Plug the power cord into an electrical outlet.
Press the Power button to turn on the printer.
Figure 17: Turn on the power
NOTE: A blank page might print when you turn on the printer for the first time.