HP LaserJet 8150DN Printer

The LaserJet 8150DN printers are set to print duplex (long edge binding) by default. In order to modify these default settings, it is necessary to pass special options to the printer which can be done using the xlp graphical interface or on the command line with the lp command.

The duplex printing options for lp are listed below:

lp Options Printer Output
Duplex=None Single Sided
Duplex=DuplexTumble Duplex Short Edge Binding
Duplex=DuplexNoTumble Duplex Long Edge Binding (Default)
OutputBin=UStapler Send Output to the Stapler

Windows Configuration

The table below lists the Windows driver options that need to be set.

Driver Option Value
Total Printer Memory 40-47MB
Duplex Unit Installed
Tray 4 Installed
Accessory Output Bins5 Bin Mail Box with Stapler

Windows Print Properties

Paper Type

The paper type should be set to A4 Plain.

Output Destination

The default destination for print jobs under Windows is to the Top Bin (top of the printer). To direct the output to another destination (Stapler, Left Bin or Bins 1-5) the value of the Output Destination option must be changed under the Document Options -> Printer Features section of the Advanced tab of the printer properties dialog box.

Using the Stapler

To staple the pages of a print job, the following options must be set under the Document Options -> Printer Features section of the Advanced tab of the printer properties dialog box.

Stapling Options = 1 Staple
Output Destination = Stapler

Note: Default printing preferences can be set through the Document Defaults for the printer or Properties -> Printing Preferences -> Advanced (if available).