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Need to increase memory for HP LaserJet P2015dn

Need to print large pdf files for school, ranging from 8 to 30 pages. Printer slows to crawl and pauses between pages, often timing out. How can I check current memory config and expand? Using Mac OS X. Would like to be able to duplex, but that slows it down even more. Turning printer off and on between jobs only helps sometimes.

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Hold down go button until light blinks & if the memory amount is below 128 you can add a stick in the side slot.

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