EnglishHP Deskjet 6980 Series Setup Guide1EnglishFollow these steps to set up the hardware and connect the HP Deskjet printer to the network or directly to your computer. If you have connection problems during setup, see the “Troubleshooting a wireless connection” or “Troubleshooting an Ethernet connection” section of the network guide.Locate componentsRemove rear door and attach accessoriesReference guidePrinter software CD (Win/Mac)(Includes the onscreen user guide)Power supplyPower cordTri-color print cartridgeBlack print cartridgeThe contents of your box may differ.Additional equipment needed fornetwork setup is specified later in this guide.Ethernet cableUSB cable** Purchased separately, if needed.Network guideAutomatic Two-SidedPrinting Accessory (duplexer)250-Sheet PlainPaper Tray12Start hereRemove tape and packing materialfrom inside and around the printer.
EnglishHP Deskjet 6980 Series Setup Guide2HP Deskjet 6980 Series Setup GuideEnglishPlug in and turn on the printerLoad the paperOpen the cover12Load white paper. Lower the tray.12
EnglishHP Deskjet 6980 Series Setup Guide3EnglishRemove the pink tapeInsert the print cartridgesFor each cartridge, raise cradle latch, insert print cartridge, then close cradle latch.Close the coverDo not touch orremove the copper strip.After installing both print cartridges, close top cover.The printer will automatically align thenew print cartridges.
EnglishHP Deskjet 6980 Series Setup Guide4HP Deskjet 6980 Series Setup GuideEnglishChoose ONE connection type (A, B, or C)Note: If you have a personal firewall other than Windows XP, follow the “Configuring the printer for a software firewall” instructions in the network guide before connecting the printer to the network.A: Wireless (access point) connectionUse this connection type if you want a wireless (802.11b or g) connection between the printer and your network.Requires a wireless hub or access point.*For a wireless access point connection, go to Section A on page 5 for instructions.*If you do not have an access point, but you want to connect your computer to the printer, see “Wireless ad hoc network setup” on page 12.B: Ethernet (wired) networkUse this connection type if you want an Ethernet cable connection between the printer and your network.Equipment needed: hub/router/switch and Ethernet cable.For an Ethernet connection, go to Section B on page 11 for instructions.C: USB connectionUse this connection type if you want to connect the printer directly to one computer.Equipment needed: USB cable.For a USB connection, go to Section C on page 11 for instructions.
EnglishHP Deskjet 6980 Series Setup Guide5EnglishChoose ONE method for entering wireless settingsSecureEasySetupRequires: Access point with SecureEasySetup and a network currently set up with WPA securityFor SecureEasySetup instructions, go to Section A1.