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The HP LaserJet 5550n is a color laser jet printer that is designed to be used by a large business.

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Have toner level indicator

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A3 size capable print

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Rarely have paper jam

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Cons

Cannot print at all if one cartridge depleted

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The HP LaserJet 5550n is a color laser jet printer that is designed to be used by a large business. It is able to produce 27 pages per minute at its best quality (600 x 600 dpi) in color.  It's recommended monthly print volume is 2500 to 10,000 pages.  2 paper trays are provided with up to 5 available, for a maximum paper capacity of 2100 sheets, and it is able to serve a large range of media types and sizes (see below). It is powered by a 533 MHz processor and has 160 MB of memory standard, which can be upgraded to 544 MB maximum. It is Windows and Mac compatible.  There are 3 versions of the printer including a base model, and two upgrated models which feature two-sided printing, additional trays and additional memory (see below).

Models
  • HP LaserJet 5550n (P.N. Q3714A) - Base model with 100-sheet multipurpose tray, 500-sheet input tray, 160 MB of printer memory, 533 MHz RISC processor, two open EIO slots, HP Jetdirect 620n Fast Ethernet Print Server
  • HP LaserJet 5550dn (P.N. Q3715A) - HP Color LaserJet 5550n model plus automatic two-sided printing
  • HP LaserJet 5550dtn (P.N. Q3716A) - HP Color LaserJet 5550n model plus automatic two-sided printing, 500-sheet input tray (for 1,100-sheet capacity), additional 128 MB RAM (for total of 288 MB of printer memory), printer stand
Print quality/technology
  • Print resolution, black: Up to 600 x 600 dpi
  • Print resolution, color: Up to 600 x 600 dpi
  • Resolution technology: HP ImageREt 3600
  • Ink cartridges: 4 (1 each black, cyan, magenta, yellow)
Speed/monthly volume
  • Print speed, black (best quality mode): Up to 27 ppm
  • Print speed, black (normal quality mode): Up to 27 ppm
  • Print speed, color (best quality mode): Up to 27 ppm
  • Print speed, color (normal quality mode): Up to 27 ppm
  • First page out (black): As fast as 16 sec
  • First page out (color): As fast as 16 sec
  • Monthly duty cycle: Up to 120000 pages
  • Recommended monthly print volume: 2500 to 10000 pages
Paper handling
  • Paper tray(s), standard: 2
  • Paper tray(s), maximum: 5
  • Input capacity, standard: Up to 600 sheets
  • Input capacity, maximum: Up to 2100 sheets
  • Duplex printing (printing on both sides of paper): Manual (driver support provided)
  • Media sizes, standard: Letter, legal, statement, executive, 11 x 17 in, ledger, envelopes (No. 10, Monarch)
  • Media sizes, custom: Tray 1: 3 x 5 to 12.05 x 18.5 in; automatic two-sided printing, Trays 2, 3, 4, 5: 5.8 x 8.3 to 11.7 x 17 in
  • Media types: Paper (extra heavy, glossy, heavy, heavy glossy, high gloss images, intermediate, light, plain, recycle, tough), envelopes, labels, cardstock, transparencies
  • Document finishing: Sheetfed
Memory/print languages/typefaces
  • Memory, standard: 160 MB
  • Memory, maximum: 544 MB (512 MB DDR SDRAM, 32 MB of memory on board)
  • Processor speed: 533 MHz
  • Print languages, standard: 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)
Connectivity
  • Connectivity, standard: 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)
  • 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
  • Minimum system requirements
  •  PC: Windows 2000: 300 MHz Processor with 64 MB of RAM; Windows XP: 233 MHz Processor with 64 MB of RAM; 180 MB free hard disk space for Windows, 1 GHz processor, 512 MB RAM (Windows Vista(TM) Ready, check user guide for minimum hard drive space), 160 MB for Mac; Mac OS 9.0, 9.04, 9.1, 9.2, 10.1; CD-ROM drive or Internet connection; dedicated IEEE-1284 parallel port
  • Macintosh: Mac OS X v 10.2, v 10.3, v 10.4, v 10.5; 4 MB RAM and 160 MB free hard disk space; AppleTalk, Bonjour or USB connectivity solution
  • Macintosh compatible
  • Compatible Operating Systems: Windows 2000; Windows XP Home; Windows XP Professional; Windows Server 2003 (32/64 bit); Mac OS 9 or higher; Linux
 
Other
  • Product Dimensions (W x D x H): 22.7 x 27.7 x 25.2 in
  • Dimensions, max.(W x D x H): 22.7 x 61 x 25.2 in
  • Product weight: 114 lb
  • Warranty: One-year, next business day onsite warranty
  • What's included: HP Color LaserJet 5550n Printer; HP black, cyan, magenta and yellow print cartridges; software and User's Guide on CD; Getting Started Guide; Network Installation Guide; power cord; 100-sheet multipurpose tray; 500-sheet input tray; HP Jetdirect 620n Fast Ethernet internal print server
  • Software included: Print drivers and installation software on CD-ROM: HP PCL 6, HP PostScript Level 3 emulation (32-bit drivers only), HP PCL 5c (provided on add printer install)
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