HP Officejet 7610 - Optimize Printing Supplies

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Optimize Printing Supplies

Manage Power

To conserve electricity, the printer comes with the following features:

Sleep mode

Power usage is reduced while in Sleep mode. After initial setup of printer, the printer goes into low-

power mode after 5 minutes of inactivity.

To change the time to Sleep mode

From the printer control panel, touch the (eco button), touch Sleep, and then touch the

desired option.

NOTE: If you change your country or region from the printer control panel, the time to sleep mode is

automatcially set to the default, which is 5 minutes.

Schedule On and Off

Use the printer's Schedule On and Off feature, and then select the days and time you want the printer

to turn on and turn off automatically. For example, you can schedule the printer to turn on at 8 a.m.

and turn off at 8 p.m. from Monday to Friday. In this way, you will save energy during the night and


To configure the printer's Schedule On and Off feature

From the printer control panel, touch the (eco button), touch Schedule On and Off, and then

set the time to turn on and off the printer.

CAUTION: HP recommends that you replace a missing ink cartridge as soon as possible to avoid

print quality issues and possible extra ink usage or damage to the ink system. Never turn off the

printer when a cartridge is missing.

Optimize Printing Supplies

To optimize printing supplies such as ink and paper, try the following:


HP EcoSolutions (HP and the Environment)


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Recycle used original HP ink cartridges through HP Planet Partners. For more information, visit


Optimize paper usage by printing on both sides of the paper. If the printer has an HP automatic

two-sided printing accessory (duplexer), see Print on both sides (duplexing) on page 39.

Otherwise, you can first print just the odd pages, flip the pages over, and then print just the even


Save ink and paper when printing web content with HP Smart Print. For more information, visit


Change the print mode to a draft setting. The draft setting uses less ink.

Do not clean the printhead unnecessarily. Doing so wastes ink and shortens the life of the



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