Using a USB Connection
You can connect your HP DeskJet 900 Series directly to your computer using a
USB cable if your computer supports USB (Universal Serial Bus). Before you
connect your printer to your computer, make sure your configuration meets these
Your computer must support USB
You will need a USB-compliant interface cable, such as HP Part Number C6518A
Your computer must be turned on and running MacOS 8.1 or higher
Plug in the electrical power cord
Load white paper
Insert the print cartridges
Press Power Button to turn on printer.
Remove vinyl tape from print cartridges.
touch or remove copper strip on print cartridges.
Open top cover, then insert print cartridges.
Close top cover.
Printer will print a calibration page.
Connect the USB cable
You can connect to any USB port.
A USB cable, such as an HP USB-
Compliant Interface Cable (part
number C6518A), should be
Do not remove
copper strip on
Install the printer software
Insert the HP Printer Software CD into your CD-ROM drive.
HP DeskJet 900 Series Installer
Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation. Your computer will
restart when the installation is complete.
After your computer restarts, the
DeskJet Utility (Select Printer)
Follow the instructions in this dialog box to select the
DeskJet 900 Series