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HP LaserJet Pro 400 Printer M401 - Economy settings

Print with EconoMode

This product has an EconoMode option for printing drafts of documents. Using EconoMode can use less toner. However, using EconoMode can also reduce print quality.

HP does not recommend the full-time use of EconoMode. If EconoMode is used full-time, the toner supply might outlast the mechanical parts in the toner cartridge. If print quality begins to degrade and is no longer acceptable, consider replacing the toner cartridge.

If this option is not available in your print driver, you can set it using the HP Embedded Web Server.
  1. From the software program, select Print .

  2. Select the product, and then click Properties or Preferences .

  3. Click the Paper/Quality tab.

  4. Click the EconoMode check box.

Set the Sleep/Auto Off settings

Set the Sleep/Auto Off settings (2-line control panel)

  1. On the product control panel, press OK to open the menus.

  2. Open the following menus:

    • System Setup

    • Energy Settings

    • Sleep/Auto Off

    • Sleep/Auto Off After

  3. Select the time for the sleep/auto off.

  4. The product automatically wakes from the auto power-down mode when it receives jobs or when you touch the screen on the product control panel. You can change which events cause the product to wake. Open the following menus:

    • System Setup

    • Energy Settings

    • Sleep/Auto Off

    • Wake events

    To turn off a wake event, select the event and then select No .

Set the Sleep/Auto Off settings (Touchscreen control panel)

  1. From the Home screen on the product control panel, touch Setup .

  2. Open the following menus:

    • System Setup

    • Energy Settings

    • Sleep/Auto Off

    • Sleep/Auto Off After

  3. Select the time for the sleep/auto off.

  4. The product automatically wakes from the auto power-down mode when it receives jobs or when you touch the screen on the product control panel. You can change which events cause the product to wake. Open the following menus:

    • System Setup

    • Energy Settings

    • Sleep/Auto Off

    • Wake events

    To turn off a wake event, select the event, clear the check box next to it, and then select Done .

Set the Shut Down After setting

Set the Shut Down After setting (2-line control panel)

  1. On the product control panel, press OK to open the menus.

  2. Open the following menus:

    • System Setup

    • Energy Settings

    • Shut Down After

  3. Select the time for the product to shut down.

Set the Shut Down After setting (Touchscreen control panel)

  1. From the Home screen on the product control panel, touch Setup .

  2. Open the following menus:

    • System Setup

    • Energy Settings

    • Shut Down After

  3. Select the time for the product to shut down.

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