HP LaserJet Pro 400 M451NW Printer

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HP LaserJet 2600N Printer

Hewlett-Packard Q6455A#ABA
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HP LaserJet 3700N Printer

Hewlett-Packard Q1322A#ABA
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Laserjet 3550n Laser Printer (16 PPM, 600x600 DPI, Color, 64MB, PC/Mac)

Hewlett-Packard Q5991A#ABA
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Price Best Price: $270.00
Pros
  • Nice output quality
  • Good performance
  • Great price
  • Increased paper capacity
  • Good quality text and graphics printing
  • Fast Photoshop print speed
  • Rendezvous capable
Cons
  • Pricier-than-average toner
  • No PostScript emulation
  • Minimum of built-in RAM
  • Photo prints looked undersaturated
  • Grayscale prints had a green cast
  • Highest ink cost per page
  • Memory not expandable
  • Networking requires power brick
At A Glance

Specs

Pricing

Part Number CE956A#BGJ Q6455A#ABA Q1320A#ABA Q5991A#ABA

Interfaces/Ports

USB Yes Yes    
Parallel Port     Yes  

Display & Graphics

Display Screen Type LCD LCD LCD LCD

General Information

Manufacturer Hewlett-Packard Hewlett-Packard Hewlett-Packard Hewlett-Packard
UPC Code 886111731442 829160809366 808736551298  
Manufacturer Part Number CE956A#BGJ Q6455A#ABA Q1322A#ABA Q5991A#ABA
Brand Name HP HP HP HP
Product Name LaserJet Pro 400 M451NW Printer LaserJet 2600N Printer LaserJet 3700N Printer LaserJet 3550N Printer
Marketing Information

Produce professional-quality colour documents with ease and speed. Seamlessly integrate into your office or wireless home network. Save paper with automatic two-sided printing and print from virtually anywhere with HP ePrint.

Create high-impact, professional documents and marketing materials with this surprisingly affordable, network-ready color laser printer.

More for your money means more color, more quality and more value. Set yourself apart with color printing performance that's reliable, affordable and virtually effortless. More for your money, more for your office. Show the true colors of your business.

Use the power of your computer to bring color into your small business. Get vibrant results with the same speed and ease you expect with black and white printing.

Product Model M451NW 2600N 3700N 3550N
Product Type Laser Printer Laser Printer Laser Printer Laser Printer
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.hp.com http://www.hp.com http://www.hp.com http://www.hp.com
Product Line LaserJet Pro LaserJet LaserJet LaserJet
Product Series 400      

Memory

Standard Memory 128 MB 16 MB 64 MB 64 MB
Maximum Memory 384 MB 16 MB 448 MB 64 MB
Number of Total Memory Slots 1   2  
Memory Technology     DRAM  
Memory Card Slot     Yes  

Miscellaneous

Package Contents
  • LaserJet Pro 400 M451NW Printer
  • 1 x Black Starter Toner Cartridge
  • 1 x Cyan Starter Toner Cartridge
  • 1 x Magenta Starter Toner Cartridge
  • 1 x Yellow Starter Toner Cartridge
  • Hardware Installation Guide
  • Software Drivers and Documentation CD
  • Power Cord
  • Built-in Wireless Card
  • USB Cable
  • HP Color LaserJet 2600N Printer
  • Power Cable
  • Software CD
  • Getting Started Guide
  • Output tray extension
  • Paper tray cover
  • Full 2500-page HP Color LaserJet Black Print Cartridge
  • Full 2000-page HP Color LaserJet Cyan, Magenta, and Yellow print cartridges
  • HP Color LaserJet 3700N Printer
  • Four HP Color LaserJet Print Cartridges (one each: cyan, magenta, yellow, black)
  • HP Jetdirect 615n internal Print Server
  • Getting Started Guide
  • Setup Poster
  • CD (software and user's guide)
  • Power Cord
  • HP Color LaserJet 3550N printer
  • HP Jetdirect en3700 Fast Ethernet external print server
  • Power supply
  • Print cartridges (1 each black, cyan, magenta, yellow)
  • USB cable
  • Power cord
  • Getting Started Guide
  • Software and electronic user guide on CD-ROM
  • 100-sheet multipurpose tray
  • 250-sheet input tray
  • Additional Information  
    • Custom Media Sizes: Tray 1: 3 x 5 to 8.5 x 14 in
    • Resolution Technology: HP ImageREt 2400, Ultraprecise toner, HP edge-enhancement technologies
    Print Technology:
  • HP ImageREt 2400 and HP's print quality refinement technologies, providing professional-looking color documents through a multi-level printing process Client Operating Systems:
  • Windows 98, 98 SE, NT 4.0, Me, 2000, XP 32-bit*
  • Windows Server 2003, 32-bit*
  • Mac OS 9.0 and later
  • Mac OS X v 10.1 and later*
  • * Driver support is provided for 64-bit, but support is not provided for Installer or HP Toolbox
  • Resolution Technology: HP ImageREt 2400
  • Printer Language: HP JetReady 4.1 enhanced host-based printing for Windows and Macintosh
  • Font Capabilities: Not applicable (based on installed typefaces on host computer. Print engine only has fonts for internal pages and ASCII. The font used for ASCII is Letter Gothic)
  • Network protocols supported*:

  • Via HP Jetdirect Print Servers:
    • IPX/SPX
    • AppleTalk
    • Apple Rendezvous compatible
    • DLC/LLC
    • Auto-IP
    • IP Direct Mode
    • iPrint
    • Telnet
    • SLP
    • IGMP
    • BOOTP/DHCP
    • WINS
    • SNMP v 1 and v 2c
    • HTTP
    • May require software from the NOS vendor or third party vendor:
      • FTP Printing
      • IPP

    * Not all protocol and operating system combinations are supported. Novell and UNIX protocols are not supported.

    Network & Communication

    Wireless LAN Yes      
    Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11b/g/n      
    Ethernet Technology Fast Ethernet Fast Ethernet Fast Ethernet Fast Ethernet
    Ethernet Yes Yes Yes Yes

    Physical Characteristics

    Height 12.7" 14.6" 18.4" 18.4"
    Width 15.9" 16" 19.0" 19.7"
    Depth 17.9" 17.8" 17.6" 17.6"
    Weight (Approximate) 802.08  oz 648.0  oz 1172.8  oz 1115.2  oz
    Form Factor Desktop Desktop Desktop Desktop

    Warranty

    Limited Warranty 1 Year 1 Year 1 Year 1 Year

    Media Handling

    Media Size A4 - 8.27" x 11.69", A5 - 5.83" x 8.27", A6 - 4.13" x 5.83", B5 (JIS), 3.94" x 5.91", Postcard - 5.83" x 3.94", Double Postcard, DL Envelope - 4.33" x 8.66", C5 Envelope - 6.38" x 9.02", B5 Envelope - 6.93" x 9.84", Custom Size, Legal - 8.50" x 14.02" Letter, Legal, Executive, Envelope No. 10, Monarch Envelope, Custom Size Letter - 8.50" x 11", Legal - 8.50" x 14", Executive - 7.25" x 10.50", Monarch Envelope, Custom Size Letter - 8.50" x 11", Legal - 8.50" x 14", Executive - 7.25" x 10.50", Envelope No. 10 - 4.12" x 9.50", Monarch Envelope, Custom Size, A4, A5 - 5.83" x 8.25", B5, Executive JIS - 8.50" x 13", DL Envelope - 4.33" x 8.66", C5 Envelope - 6.38" x 9.02", B5 Envelope - 6.93" x 9.84"
    Standard Input Media Capacity 300 sheets 250 sheets 700 sheets 350 sheets
    Number of Input Trays Supported 3      
    Number of Input/Multipurpose Trays Installed 2 1 2 2
    Media Handling 1 x Multipurpose Tray 50 Sheet, 1 x Input Tray 250 Sheet, 1 x Output Tray 150 Sheet 1 x Input Tray 250 Sheet, 1 x Manual Feed Slot 1 Sheet, 1 x Output Bin 125 Sheet 2 x Input Tray 350 Sheet 1 x Input Tray 100 Sheet, 1 x Input Tray 250 Sheet
    Media Type Bond Paper, Brochure Paper, Color Paper, Glossy Paper, Letterhead, Photo Paper, Plain Paper, Preprinted Paper, Pre-punched Paper, Recycled Paper, Rough Paper, Postcard, Transparency, Label, Envelope Plain Paper, Letterhead, Pre-punched Paper, Bond Paper, Rough Paper, Preprinted Paper, Recycled Paper, Cover Stock, Transparency, Label, Envelope, Card Stock, Photo Paper, Soft-gloss Paper, Brochure Paper Plain Paper, Recycled Paper, Glossy Paper, Envelope, Transparency, Label, Card Stock, Tough Media Plain Paper, Glossy Paper, Recycled Paper, Envelope, Transparency, Label, Card Stock
    Maximum Input Media Capacity 550 sheets      
    Maximum Print Size Legal - 8.50" x 14.02"      

    Processor & Chipset

    Processor Speed 600 MHz 264 MHz 350 MHz 266 MHz

    Power Description

    Off-Mode Power Consumption 500 mW     300 mW
    Operating Power Consumption 425 W 190 W 400 W  
    Maximum Power Consumption       350 W

    Technical Information

    Platform Supported Mac, PC, SPARC PC, Mac PC, Mac, SPARC PC, Mac
    Maximum Color Print Speed (ppm) 20 8 16 16
    Maximum Print Resolution 600 x 600 dpi 600 x 600 dpi 600 x 600 dpi 600 x 600 dpi
    Number of Colors 4      
    Maximum Mono Print Speed (ppm) 20 8 16 16
    Color Cartridge Type Individual Color Cartridge      
    Print Color Color Color Color Color
    Duplex Printing Manual Manual Manual Manual
    First Print Speed   < 20 Second Monochrome, < 20 Second Color 20 Second Monochrome, 20 Second Color 22 Second Color Ready, 22 Second Color Power Save, 22 Second Monochrome Ready, 22 Second Monochrome Power Save

    Reliability

    Duty Cycle 40000 pages per month 35000 pages per month 55000 pages per month 45000 pages per month

    Fonts & Emulation

    Language Emulation PCL 5c, PCL 6, PostScript 3 Host-based PCL 6, PCL 5c, PostScript 3 HP JetReady 4.1

    I/O Expansions

    Expansion Slots     1 x EIO  

    Performance

    Macworld Labs (Speed)

    Print speed: Text

    ppm

    11.0      
    Print speed rating: Text

    Good      
    Print speed: Color photo

    seconds for 8X10 photo

    72.06      
    Print speed rating: Color photo

    Good      
    Print speed: PDF

    seconds for 4-page PDF

    86.5      
    Print speed rating: PDF

    Fair