Place the box on a flat, smooth surface. Open it by breaking the tape on the top and folding back the flaps. On the top of the packaging material you will find the following points: A setup guide. It is the basic step-by-step guide to setting up your printer.
A quick start guide to help you install and set up the software. Instructions for removing the hp laserjet pro m501dn mono laser printer from the box. The printer warranty. And a multilingual support guide with phone numbers and websites to contact HP Technical Support.
When you’ve removed these items, pull up the cardboard flap to access the power cord bag. Be sure to use this power cord only for your printer. If you are installing it, order a new one from HP or your HP dealer. And the installation CD.
The installation CD provides access to the user manual, warranty information, and software. Note that a USB cable and an Ethernet cable are not included with your hp laserjet pro m501dn mono laser printer . If you plan to either connect the printer to your network, you must purchase it separately. Remove the printer from the box.
Place the box on its side so that the bottom of the printer is at the bottom. Reach into the box, reach for the plastic packaging material, and pull the printer out of the box. You may need someone to hold the box in place while you pull the printer out. Put the box aside. Remove the end caps.
Remove the hp laserjet pro m501dn mono laser printer from the protective bag. Lift up the ends of the printer, slide the bag off and put it aside. Remove the packing tape. Now insert the paper. Pull the paper tray out of the printer. Slide the paper width and paper length guides out to the stop. For legal-size paper, pull out the tray extension.
Bend the paper stack to break locked edges that can cause jams. Tap the paper on a flat surface to ensure that the edges are aligned and even. Load the paper so that it enters the printer first at the top of the page. Make sure that the paper stack is not higher than the marks on the paper guides. Slide the paper length and paper width guides inward until they stop at the edges of the paper.
Do not push the guides so far that they bend the paper. Slide the paper tray back into the printer until it stops.
Locate the power connector on the back of the hp monochrome laserjet pro m501dn . Plug the power cord into the power plug. Make sure the plug is tight. Plug the other end of the power cord into a power source. HP recommends connecting the printer directly to a wall outlet, not a wall outlet. Also, make sure your power source meets the printer’s minimum requirements. You can find it on the product label on the back of the printer.
To take advantage of the printer’s printing capabilities, insert a USB stick into the USB port. Make sure the drive is a USB 2.0 or higher with at least 16 gigabytes of memory. When connecting your hp monochrome laserjet pro m501dn to an Ethernet network, connect an Ethernet cable to the Ethernet port on the back of the printer. Connect the other end of the cable to a hub or switch connected to your system’s network port. Press the Power button on the front of the printer to turn on the printer.
The hp monochrome laserjet pro m501dn makes some noise during initialization. Wait until the printer is idle and noiseless before proceeding with setup. This may take a few minutes. When initialization is complete, the control panel is located on the right side of the printer. Remove the protective film from the display.
The first thing you will see on the control panel is the Language setup screen. Follow these instructions, we will set up the printer for English. Press the arrow keys to scroll to your language. Press OK. Press OK again to confirm your selection. Press the arrow keys to navigate to your country or region.