What: USB badge reader not working, USB errors, and other performance issues occur after the printer wakes from sleep mode. This is seen on an HP LaserJet Enterprise or HP PageWide Enterprise printer that has a USB badge reader accessory installed.
The following symptoms might be seen:
Why: This is because the Auto Off after sleep setting is enabled in the printer.
What's next: Disable the Auto Off after sleep and reboot the device.
See https://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c05876768?jumpid=reg_r1002_usen_c-001_title_r0001 on how to do this.