OfficeJet Pro 6830: Officejet 6830 noise
Since the automatic last update (a few days ago), my printer started making a rhythmic whining sound (similar to an old dial-up modem) when it is in standby mode. The noise comes close the power supply to the back of the printer. Whenever the noise happens, it is accompanied by a twinkle of a yellow LED near the input power agreement.
I removed the power cable from the surge protector and plugged directly into the wall, but the problem persists. If I turn off the wireless feature, the noise changes pitch, but continues. The noise stops when the printer is turned on and working. I checked for new updates, but the printer tells me that all the current updates are in place.
I wish I had this going away, as being close to the printer (in my living room) is driving me crazy unless I unplug it.
Hi people, can you please try the latest firmware (published June 1) and let us know if that fixes the problem?
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My 6830 Pro Officejet started making a high-pitched ringing sound when it is sitting idle. How to make this stop?
Hi people, can you please try the firmware released June 1st and let me know if that solves it?
My new HP Officejet 6830 is a very large slope whistling noise. It reminds me sort of modems phone old noise used to do. The noise seems to come from the area where the power cord is attached. The noise continues even when the printer is turned off: only unplug it stops the noise. Is it a problem that I can fix it? Or do I have to return the printer?
Hi people, can you please try the latest firmware (published June 1) and let us know if that fixes?
I have a month old HP OfficeJet Pro 6830. I get the following error: "ERROR: problem with printhead.
I tried the following:
(1) the printer reset
(2) installation of new HP ink cartridges
(3) selecting "clean print heads" in the menu of the screen - but the printer is not responding
I have need ideas on what to do next, or if I should just return this printer to die after a month of domestic use.
I found a document that talks about this problem. He recommended that the reset of the printer that list you as something you did.
I would recommend the once - printer reset, but if this does not resolve the issue - I return it.
I'm sorry for the difficulty.
I love my HP OfficeJet Pro 6830. It does everything I need a printer / scanner but it is one of the aspects that are really starting to annoy me and my family (i.e. my WIFE!) - he continues to go 'Offline '.
I understand perfectly that it needs/desires to go to save mode, when I'm not using it or have not used for some time, but for now, every time I have seem to need to use it (after I have not used for some time) of energy, it is listed as 'offline' and the only way I can print is stepping on him , turn off, turn it back on, wait a while so it connects to my WiFi network and then have another go. Then it works... and prints the other five copies of the document that my eager family tried to print!
"HP print and Scan Doctor" said he of just nothing wrong and just suggest just uninstall and reinstall. I already tried and it changed nothing. Same problem with Windows 7 and 8.1. It will print a page of 'internal' test, but not via Windows test page.
I also tried to restart the spoler and checked the 'File and Printer sharing' settings, the firewall settings and looked at the network discovery and run various windows troubleshooting tools without result. Nothing works, but the HP Officejet Pro 6830 software can see / communicate with him! It's so frustrating.
Someone at - it ideas? This really, REALLY boring. Thanks in advance to anyone who donated their time to help me.
Steve take a look at this link posted by JonW.
My HP Officejet Pro 6830 stopped printing in color. All cartridges are new HP cartridges. I took all those out and reinstalled them but even that prints black. I have done a clean print head and alignment but still only prints black. I went online and downloaded all of the software for this printer and still only black print. Any ideas how to solve this problem?
I have another 3 months on my warranty.
I called HP Printer Support nd everything I had to do was go through all 3 levels of print head cleaning. Now my HP Officejet Pro 6830 print in all colors.
I had an OLD officejet model that could receive faxes even if the answering machine was not connected directly to the fax machine the 6830 manual says that it must be directly connected. My current Brother printer does NOT receive faxes because of this problem. Anyone know if I directly connect my machine to this model (Officejet 6830) to make it work? I won't buy it if it will not work.
Welcome to the Forums of HP Support!
I understand that you are looking to buy a printer all-in-one HP Officejet Pro 6830 for fax purposes. While the User Guide advise you to plug the answering machine directly on the back of the Officejet unit, it is not necessary.
If you have a fax with an answering machine on her line, the only requirement is that the fax is set to two rings higher than the answering machine. Most of the responders are put back on 4 rings. As a result, you would set your Officejet to automatically pick up on 6 rings. In this way, when a voice is heard, you can manually respond to the call before the answering machine to pick up. If you are not home and then people can still leave messages on your answering machine. If you have a fax to come through, do not respond. The answering machine will pick up after 4 rings. At this point the fax machine "listen" on answering machine message and if fax tones are detected, the fax will take over and receive the fax.
I hope this helps clear up any confusion.
Hi, I have an Office jet Pro 6830, I want to print from an old MacBook running on the OS X 10-5-8, I'm looking for a driver available for it, thanks, Luc
Welcome to the Forums of HP Support!
I appreciate that you try to connect a 6830 e-all-in-one printer Officejet to your Mac OSX 10.5.8 computer. There is no driver available for this version of the Mac OS x. Use the Officejet 6830 you need at least Mac OS x 10.7.
If you have any other questions, please post and do it me know. If this answered your question please click on accept solution. If you appreciate my help, please click on the icon of the thumb. You can find two icons below this post.
Have an Officejet Pro 6830, model 6835. Error message received saying this printer had print head problem. Also the error code oxc19a0020. Troubleshoot-carried out every day to solve the problem without success. Reset, change cartridges, activated and deactivated (including source) and nothing has worked. Bought on 23/04/15. Only three months old. Help!
Hi, I would advise to call HP support immediately about this, as it is likely that you will need a replacement printer.
Can you please let me know how you go?
I recently bought a HP Officejet Pro 6830, I do not use the installation of fax and therefore it is not connected to a phone line. All the time that printing is turned on there is a tone of continuous fax from the printer, I tried to disable all the Fax options on the Tools menu, but nothing can stop the very annoying tone - of ideas?
Thanks for that Z, they send that another block so hope it does the trick - John
I got the HP Officejet Pro 6830 for 6 to 9 months, it has been great to work wireless any time. Three nights ago, we had a power outage, now the printer will not connect to the wireless router. He sees the SSID, but when I enter the password, it says that the password is incorrect. I use an ARRIS Cable Modem. Any suggestions?
Hi @CWoodland ,
I see that you are having problems with the implementation of the network again for the printer, you receive a message that the password is incorrect. I would really like to be able to help solve this problem.
I would check the network on the Mac password, to verify that the password is entered.
How to find the password WEP or WPA key for your wireless network.
You may need to restore the default settings of the printer, and then try again.
Go to configuration, network configuration, restore the network settings.
Then run Wireless screen of the printer configuration wizard again.
Go to installation, configuration, wireless settings, the Wireless Setup Wizard.
If you need help, let me know.
Have a great day!
It was time to replace my HP Officejet 6310 printer. I wanted to stay with the brand HP because I need to use the HP Solution Center software provided with the printer to manage all of my scan, print and fax. So, I bought the HP Officejet Pro 6830. This model does not include the HP Solution Center! It was rather the HP printer Assistant who does not have the features I need. I called HP to see which models have the HP Solution Center, but she says she does not have a list. And I can not find this software listed in the product description so that shopping for HP printers. Help, please! I need to buy a print-scan-fax HP device that has the HP Solution Center software. Here is a link to a previous HP Support Forum stating that the HP Solution Center software is not affiliated in any way with the Officejet Pro 6830 and can not detect the device of this model: http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Printer-All-in-One-Install-Setup/HP6830-not-recognized-in-HP-Solution-C...
I called HP technical support. The HP Solution Center 'is no longer supported"all new models.
So here's what I can do is no longer with the HP printers:
1. can't see up close the image I'm scanning. So, I can't crop accurately and make fine adjustments.
2. granular scanning quality PDF. I scanned "line" or text in black and white mode and this is a resolution low resolution, despite the use of 300 dpi and brightness adjustment.
3. limited to 300 dpi PDF.
4. no characteristic clipping for scanning matrix photos in newspapers.
5 JPG limited to 1200 dpi (opportunity to Solution Center with 9600).
It seems that HP scanners provide only basic functionality. I'm go to Epson printers that use the Document Capture Pro Software and advanced features that HP has taken away from us.
Have an OfficeJet Pro 6830 with a dead print head. HP is a printer replacement, but we have about 15 faxes in memory that cannot be printed. Is there anyway to get back them? We have set up reception digital Fax once we discovered the printhead was bad, but which only send new faxes.
I see by your post that the printer is replaced and you want to know how to recover 15 faxes in memory of the printer. I would like to help you today.
If the digital fax has been installed prior to this show, you could have been saved by the software.
The printer must be able to print newspaper of faxes, to retrieve faxes in memory. With the printer is in an error state, unfortunately it is not possible.
When I insert a document in the toploader, the document is not sucked through for scanning, the scanner scans just a blank document.
Thank you for using the forum.
You can download and install the software COMPLETE features of HP printing for your operating system:
Once you have downloaded and installed the software, FULL of features, you will be able to print and scan.
An example of using the ADF as the source is indicated below:
Hope that helps.
Try to make a copy of the 2 sides of an original 2 using the ADF faces. The control panel offers only 1 to 1 and 1 to 2 choices. No choice provides a copy of 2 faces. How to make a 2 to 2?
I would like to help you today with 2 sides to copy on your HP Officejet Pro 6830 e-all-in-one printer. Now, because your machine is actually not a duplex assembly into the automatic document feeder, you need to do is the following:
- Load the page 1 on the glass flat on your printer
- Select the menu copy
- Select the 1:2 faces option
- Choose Black or color copy
- Copy the first page and you will receive the prompt on the screen of your printer to load page 2
- Lift the lid to dish and ensure that page 2 is face down on the glass flat
- Select OK on the screen of your printer
- The copied page will automatically feed into the printer and the second page will be duplex copied.
If you want to automatically duplex (2 sides) copy documents using the Automatic Document Feeder that you will need a printer with an autoloader for dadf.
I hope this helps clear up any confusion. Thank you for joining the Forums of HP Support! Good luck!
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