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Specs

General

  • Printer Type
    Workgroup printer - laser - monochrome
  • Form Factor
    Desktop
  • Manufacturer
    HP

Power Device

  • Type
    power supply
  • Power Consumption Operational
    330 Watt
  • Form Factor
    Integrated

Printer

  • Technology
    laser
  • Print Speed
    Up to 22 ppm - black normal - A4 (8.25 in x 11.7 in)
    Up to 11 ppm - black best - A4 (8.25 in x 11.7 in)
    Up to 11 ppm - black normal - A3 (11.7 in x 16.5 in)
    Up to 6.5 ppm - black best - A3 (11.7 in x 16.5 in)
  • Connectivity Technology
    wired
  • Interface
    Parallel
  • PostScript Support
    standard
  • Language Simulation
    HP GL/2, PCL 5E, PCL 6, PostScript 3
  • Fonts Included
    80 x TrueType
  • Printer Features
    optional duplex
  • Type
    workgroup printer
  • Max H-Document Size
    12.3 m
  • Max V-Document Size
    18.5 in
  • Media Type
    bond paper, recycled paper, transparencies, vellum paper, cards, envelopes, labels, plain paper
  • Media Sizes
    A3 (11.7 in x 16.5 in), JIS B5 (7.17 in x 10.12 in), Legal (8.5 in x 14 in), Letter A Size (8.5 in x 11 in), A4 (8.25 in x 11.7 in), A5 (5.83 in x 8.25 in), Executive (7.25 in x 10.5 in), JIS B4 (10.12 in x 14.33 in)
  • Envelope Sizes
    US No 10 (4.1 in x 9.5 in)
  • Total Media Capacity
    350 sheets

Processor

  • Clock Speed
    300 MHz

Networking

  • Connectivity Technology
    Cable

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certifications
    Certified for Windows Vista
  • Color
    White
  • Consumables Included
    1 x toner cartridge (black)

Power

  • Power Consumption Stand by / Sleep
    30 Watt
  • Power Consumption Operational
    330 Watt

Hard Drive

  • Type
    none

RAM

  • Technology / Form Factor
    SDRAM
  • Max Supported Size
    192 MB
  • Slots Qty
    3
  • Empty Slots
    3
  • Upgrade Rule
    max 128 MB module
  • Form Factor
    DIMM 100-pin
  • Technology
    SDRAM

Environmental Standards

  • ENERGY STAR Certified
    Yes
  • ENERGY STAR
    Yes

Printing

  • Max Resolution B/W
    1200 dpi
  • Max Printing Speed B/W (ppm)
    22 ppm
  • Max Printing Speed Color (ppm)
    None

Software / System Requirements

  • Peripheral / Interface Devices
    Parallel port

System Requirements

  • OS Required
    Apple MacOS 8.6, Microsoft Windows 2000 / NT4.0, Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition, Microsoft Windows XP, Apple MacOS 9, Apple MacOS 9.0.4, Apple MacOS 9.1, Apple MacOS X

Media Handling

  • Max Media Size (Custom)
    12.3 in x 18.5 in
  • Max Media Capacity
    1100 sheets
  • Media Type
    Envelopes, transparencies, labels, plain paper, cards, bond paper, recycled paper, vellum paper
  • Envelope Sizes
    US No 10 (4.1 in x 9.5 in)
  • Total Media Capacity
    350 sheets
  • Media Sizes
    Letter A Size (8.5 in x 11 in), Legal (8.5 in x 14 in), Executive (7.25 in x 10.5 in), A4 (8.25 in x 11.7 in), A5 (5.83 in x 8.25 in), A3 (11.7 in x 16.5 in), JIS B5 (7.17 in x 10.12 in), JIS B4 (10.12 in x 14.33 in)

Duty Cycle

  • Monthly Duty Cycle (max)
    65000 pages
  • Cartridge / Printhead Included Qty
    1

Copier

  • Copier Type
    none

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    50 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    89.6 °F
  • Sound Emission
    60 dBA
  • Humidity Range Operating
    20 - 80%

Document & Media Handling

  • Media Type Class
    envelopes, film / transparencies, other, plain paper
  • Media Size Class
    Other
  • Max Media Capacity
    1100 sheets

Header

  • Brand
    HP
  • Product Line
    HP LaserJet
  • Model
    5100
  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Compatibility
    Mac, PC

Interface Required

  • Connector Qty
    1
  • Type
    parallel
  • Total Qty
    1

Office Machine

  • Type
    printer
  • Functions
    printer
  • Monthly Duty Cycle Range (Printer Class)
    50,000 - 99,999 pages
  • Monthly Duty Cycle (max)
    65000 pages
  • Printing Technology
    laser
  • Printing Output Type
    monochrome

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    18.7 in
  • Depth
    22.8 in
  • Height
    18.6 in
  • Weight
    50.71 lbs

Dimensions & Weight (Shipping)

  • Weight (Shipping)
    65.04 lbs

Expansion Slots

  • Total Qty
    2
  • Free Qty
    2
  • Type
    EIO

Consumables Included

  • Color
    black
  • Included Qty
    1

Slot Required

  • Type
    none

Printer Output

  • Max Speed
    11 ppm, 22 ppm, 6.5 ppm
  • Media Size
    A3 (11.7 in x 16.5 in), A4 (8.25 in x 11.7 in)
  • Output Quality
    black best, black normal

Software

  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities

Printer Media

  • Media Load Type
    automatic
  • Media Feeder Qty
    1
  • Media Feeder Max Format
    12.3 in x 18.3 in, A3 (11.7 in x 16.5 in)
  • Media Feeder Capacity
    100 sheets, 250 sheets

Printer Fonts

  • Font Included Type
    TrueType
  • Fonts Included Qty
    80

PC Connectivity

  • Interface
    parallel

Service & Support

  • Type
    1 year warranty

Service & Support Details

  • Type
    limited warranty
  • Full Contract Period
    1 year

General

  • Manufacturer
    HP

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