09-10-2011 09:06 AM
I'm using an HP Officejet Pro 8500A connected to a Mac running OS X version 10.6.8 - the printer will only execute jobs if I unplug power to the printer and turn it back on, allowing it to re-warm up to print - any ideas on how I can get the printer to smoothly execute while online? Thanks!
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09-10-2011 06:21 PM
OK, good. Here are a few ideas:
1. Make sure the printer is plugged directly into your Mac, not through a USB hub.
2. On the front of the printer, disable sleep mode.
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07-23-2013 11:39 AM
Thanks so much. I've been fighting this for weeks and was ready to throw out the printer. While I couldn't find any sleep control, I found an energy-saving control. I turned that off and Bingo--my printer started printing.