HP Deskjet 5145 Color inkjet Printer - two-sided printing accessory (duplexer)

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two-sided printing accessory (duplexer)

The duplexer is a special hardware device that enables the printer to automatically
print on both sides of a page.

Using a duplexer with your printer has several advantages. It allows you to:

Print on both sides of a page without manually reloading the page.

Print long documents quickly and efficiently.

Use less paper by printing on both sides of paper sheets.

Create professional-looking brochures, reports, newsletters, and other special

If the duplexer is not packaged with your printer, it can be purchased separately from
an authorized HP dealer.

The duplexer is not available in all countries/regions.

installing the duplexer

Follow these steps to attach the duplexer to your printer:

1. Push the two latch handles on the printer's Rear Access Door toward each

other, then remove the door.

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Do not discard the Rear Access Door. In order to print, the
duplexer or the Rear Access Door must be attached to the

2. Insert the duplexer in the back of the printer until both sides snap into place.

Do not press the buttons on either side of the duplexer when
installing it in the printer. Use the buttons only when
removing the duplexer from the printer.

printing with the duplexer

For instructions on printing a two-sided document with the duplexer, click



For instructions on making automatic two-sided printing the default print setting for
your printer, click



supported media types

The duplexer only works with certain media types. For a list of supported media, see
the specifications in the documentation that came with the duplexer.