System setup menu
The system setup menu allows you to make changes to default settings for general printer configuration, such as PowerSave Time, printer personality (language), and jam recovery. See Changing printer control panel configuration settings for more information.
|AUTO allows the printer’s IP address to be shown on the printer control panel, alternating with the Ready message. The default is OFF.|
This menu item is displayed only if the printer is connected to a network (available for the HP Color LaserJet 3700n, 3700dn, and 3700dtn printer models).
MOSTLY COLOR PAGES
MOSTLY BLACK PAGES
|This menu item establishes how the printer switches from color to monochrome (black and white) mode for maximum performance and print cartridge life.|
AUTO will reset the printer to the factory default setting. The default is AUTO.
Select MOSTLY COLOR PAGES if nearly all of your print jobs are color with high page coverage.
Select MOSTLY BLACK PAGES if you print mostly monochrome print jobs, or a combination of color and monochrome print jobs.
|TRAY BEHAVIOR||USE REQUESTED TRAY|
MANUALLY FEED PROMPT
PS DEFER MEDIA
|Allows you to specify settings for the tray selection behavior. (This setting allows you to configure the trays to behave like trays in some previous HP printers.)|
The default for USE REQUESTED TRAY is EXCLUSIVELY.
The default for MANUALLY FEED PROMPT is ALWAYS.
PS DEFER MEDIA affects how paper is handled when printing from an Adobe PS print driver. ENABLED uses HP’s paper handling. Disabled uses the Adobe PS paper handling. The default is ENABLED.
See Tray behavior options: use requested tray and manually feed for more information.
|Powersave Time||1 HOUR|
|Reduces power consumption when the printer has been inactive for an extended period.|
Allows you to set the length of time the printer remains inactive before going into PowerSave mode. The default is 30 MINUTES.
See PowerSave time for more information.
|DISPLAY BRIGHTNESS||1–10||Allows you to adjust the brightness of the printer’s control panel. The default is 5. See Display brightness.|
|Sets the default personality to automatic switching, PCL, or PostScript emulation. The default is AUTO.|
See Personality (available for the HP Color LaserJet 3700 series printer) for more information.
|Allows you to set the amount of time that a clearable warning is displayed on the printer control panel. The default is JOB, which is displayed until the is pressed. ON is displayed until the end of the job that generated the warning.|
See Clearable warnings (available for the HP Color LaserJet 3700 series printer) for more information.
|Determines printer behavior when the system generates an Auto Continuable error. The default is ON.|
ON automatically continues printing after 10 seconds.
OFF pauses printing. Press to continue printing.
See Auto continue for more information.
|Sets low supplies reporting options. The default is CONTINUE.|
STOP pauses printing when a low supply is reported. Press to continue printing.
See Supplies low for more information.
|Sets whether the printer will attempt to reprint pages after a jam. The default is AUTO.|
See Jam recovery for more information.
|Determines how the RAM disk feature is configured. AUTO allows the printer to determine the optimal RAM disk size based on the amount of available memory. OFF disables the RAM disk, but a minimal RAM disk is still available. The default is AUTO.|
Available for the HP Color LaserJet 3700 series printer.
|Language||A list of available languages appears.||Sets the default control panel language.|
See Language for more information.