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HP Color LaserJet 5550 Specifications

Please click on part numbers to check price & availability of a particular model. 5550: Q3713A 5550dtn: Q3716A
5550n: Q3714A 5550hdn: Q3717A
5550dn: Q3715A  

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HP Color LaserJet 5550
Above: CLJ 5550 series printer

CLJ 5550 (Q3713A). Base model, features:
includes 128 megabytes (MB) of dual-data-rate (DDR) synchronous dynamic random access memory (SDRAM), plus 32 MB of additional memory on the formatter board for a total of 160 MB of memory, and a 500-sheet input tray.

The printer provides three enhanced input/output (EIO) slots, wireless connectivity, an auxiliary port, a universal serial bus (USB) connection, and a standard bidirectional parallel cable interface (IEEE-1284-C compliant).

CLJ 5550n (Q3714A). The HP CLJ 5550n printer contains all of the features of the base model plus an HP Jetdirect 620N print server (network card).

CLJ 5550dn (Q3715A). The HP CLJ 5550dn printer contains all of the features of the base model plus an HP Jetdirect 620n print server (network card) and automatic 2-sided printing (duplexing).

CLJ 5550dtn (Q3716A). The HP CLJ 5550dtn printer contains all of the features of the base model plus an HP Jetdirect 620N print server (network card), automatic 2-sided printing (duplexing), an additional 500-sheet feeder. This model has 256 MB of DDR SDRAM, plus 32 MB of additional memory on the formatter board for a total of 288 MB of memory.

CLJ 5550hdn (Q3717A). The HP CLJ 5550hdn printer contains all of the features of the base model plus an HP Jetdirect 620N print server (network card), automatic 2-sided printing (duplexing), and three addtional 500-sheet feeders. This model has 256 MB of DDR SDRAM, plus 32 MB of additional memory on the formatter board for a total of 288 MB of memory.

 

Experience brilliant print quality from a reliable and easy-to-use wide-format color laser printer -- a new standard in the office. See specification table below.

  • Empower your business with up to 11 by 17 inch color laser printing. Dazzle your audience with stunning output from this feature-rich, value-packed printer.

  • Create accurate color, precise drawings, and great images. Featuring HP ImageREt 3600, a suite of advanced printing technologies, the printer automatically provides professional, superior print quality. Plus, the uniform size and spherical shape of HP toner particles in HP Color LaserJet Smart print cartridges ensure a broad range of colors and precise placement for accurate color and excellent image reproduction.
  • Expand the range of printing options in your office. Get the versatility you need with up to four media trays that offer an
    input capacity of up to 2,100-sheets and extensive media support,
    including a variety of sizes and weights from 16 to 53 lb (60 to 200
    g/m2).
  • Printing speeds up to 27 pages per minute (ppm), and a first-page-out speed of under 16 seconds, you will never have to wait long for your documents.
  • 533 MHz processor, 288 MB RAM, networking
    throughput speeds of up to 6 MB per second (via the optional HP Jetdirect 620n Fast Ethernet print server), and an optional 20 GB hard disk with 22 MB per second throughput speed
  • Blank page suppression and direct PDF printing. Add wireless printing with the optional HP Jetdirect 680n 802.11b wireless Ethernet internal print server, or take advantage of built-in XHTML printing that allows you to print from Bluetooth®-enabled devices, such as your mobile phone or PDA, with the optional HP bt1300 adapter.
  • Robust monthly duty cycle of up to 160,000 sheets
  • Internal sensors automatically optimize color density and calibration for high-quality results. Chemically-grown toner formulas and environmental sensors provide reliable performance throughout the life of the cartridge, while lowering overall printing costs
  • HP Embedded Web Server and HP Web Jetadmin let you remotely manage your printer and make it easy to diagnose and stay on top of printer issues

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Part Numbers

5550: Q3713A
5550n: Q3714A
5550dn: Q3715A
5550dtn: C9658A
5550hdn: Q3717A

Speed/monthly volume
Print speed, black (best quality mode) Up to 27 ppm
Print speed, color (pages per minute) Up to 27 ppm
First page out, black Less than 16 sec
First page out, color Less than 16 sec
Processor speed 533 MHz
Recommended monthly volume, maximum up to 120,000 pages
Print quality / technology
Print technology In-line color laser, direct-to-page printing
Print quality, black up to 600 x 600 dpi
Print quality, color up to 600 x 600 dpi
Paper handling / media
Paper trays, std. 5550n / 5550dn: 2
5550dtn: 3
5550hdn: 5
Paper trays, max.: 5
Input capacity, std. 5550dtn: Up to 1100 sheets
5550hdn: Up to 2100 sheets
5550n / 5550dn: Up to 600 sheets
Input capacity, max.: 2100 sheets
Standard envelope capacity 20 envelopes
Envelope feeder No
Output capacity, std. 250 sheets
Output capacity, max. 250 sheets
Duplex printing (printing on both sides of paper) 5550dn / 5550dtn / 5550hdn: Automatic (standard)
5550n: Manual (driver support provided)
Media sizes, std. Letter, Legal, Executive, Ledger, 11 x 17 in (tabloid), envelopes (Monarch, No. 10)
Media sizes, custom Tray 1: 3 x 5 to 12.05 x 18.5 in; automatic two-sided printing, Tray 2, 3, 4, 5: 5.8 x 8.3 to 11.7 x 17 in
Media type Paper (plain, light, intermediate, heavy, extra heavy, glossy, heavy glossy, high gloss images, tough, recycle), envelopes, transparencies, labels, cardstock
Media weight, recommended Tray 1: 16 to 53 lb; Tray 2, 3, 4, 5: 16 to 32 lb
Memory / print languages / typefaces
Memory, std. 5550n / 5550dn: 160 MB (128 MB DDR SDRAM, 32 MB of memory on board)
5550dtn / 5550hdn: 288 MB (256 MB DDR SDRAM, 32 MB of memory on board)
Memory, max. 544 MB (512 MB DDR SDRAM, 32 MB of memory on board)
Memory slots 2 SDRAM DIMM slots (1 open), 3 CompactFlash slots (2 open for font cards or third-party solutions)
Hard disk 5550n / 5550dn / 5550dtn: Optional, 20 GB
5550hdn: Standard, 20 GB HP high-performance
Print languages, std. HP PCL 6, HP PCL 5c (HP PCL 5c driver available from the Web only), HP Postscript Level 3 emulation, native PDF printing (v1.3), XHTML-Print for mobile phone and PDA printing via the optional HP bt1300 adapter
Typefaces 80 internal TrueType fonts scalable in HP PCL, 92 internal scalable fonts in HP postscript level 3 emulation (Euro symbol built-in); additional font solutions available via third-party flash memory cards
Connectivity
Standard 5550n / 5550dn / 5550dtn: IEEE 1284-C compliant bidirectional parallel port, USB 1.1 port, HP Jetdirect 620n Fast Ethernet Print Server in EIO slot, 2 open EIO slots, Jetlink port (for third-party paper handling devices)
5550hdn: IEEE 1284-C compliant bidirectional parallel port, USB 1.1 port, HP Jetdirect 620n Fast Ethernet Print Server in EIO slot, HP 20 GB EIO Hard Disk in EIO slot, open EIO slot, Jetlink port (for third-party paper handling devices)
Connectivity, optional HP Jetdirect EIO internal print servers, HP Jetdirect external print servers, HP wireless print servers, HP Jetdirect EIO connectivity card for USB/serial/LocalTalk, and Bluetooth wireless
Macintosh compatible Yes
Compatible operating systems Microsoft® Windows (95, 98, ME, NT 4.0, 2000, XP), Mac OS 8.6 and later, Mac OSX
Print drivers, std. HP PCL 5c, HP PCL 6, HP PostScript Level 3 emulation
Dimensions / weight / warranty
Dimensions (w x d x h) 5550n / 5550dn: 22.7 x 27.7 x 25.2 in
5550dtn: 24.8 x 28.25 x 32.8 in
5550hdn: 24.8 x 28.25 x 43.2 in
Weight, U.S. 5550n / 5550dn: 114 lb
5550dtn: 246 lb
5550hdn: 312 lb
Warranty Six-Month warranty from The Printer Works

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