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HP Color LaserJet 2500 Specifications

Please click on part numbers to check price & availability of a particular model. 2500: C9706A
2500L: C9705A
2500n: C9707A
2500tn: C9708A

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HP Color LaserJet 2500
Above: CLJ 2500 series printer

Base model: CLJ 2500l (C9705A)

Base model + 250 sheet input tray 2: CLJ 2500 (C9706A)

Base model plus 250-sheet input tray 2 and HP Jetdirect internal print server for 10/100 Base-T: CLJ 2500n (C9707A)

Base model plus 250-sheet input tray 2, 500-sheet input tray 3, and HP Jetdirect internal print server card for 10/100 Base-T: CLJ 2500tn (C9708A)

See below for HP Color LaserJet 1500 and 2500 Printer Series - Comparison Matrix.

For excellence in color printing you can't beat an HP Color LaserJet. And with advances in ease of use, expandability, and vibrant color, the Color LaserJet 2500 series takes the technology to a whole new and exciting level—

  • Easy to operate with one-door access to five easy-to-use printing supplies.

  • Can be upgraded for connectivity with an optional EIO 10/100 Ethernet network card and 1284-B or USB 1.1 direct connect ports.

  • Easy to connect with 1284-B or USB 1.1 ports or optional EIO network card

  • Enjoy a wide range of color and excellent print quality with HP ImageREt 2400 technology and new toner formula

See specification table below.

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Part Numbers

2000L: C9705A
2500: C9706A
2500n: C9707A
2500tn: C9708A

print speed, black (pages per minute) 16 ppm
print speed, color (pages per minute) 4 ppm
first page out, black 16 seconds
first page out, color color: 29 seconds
processor 300 MHz
recommended monthly volume, maximum 30,000 pages
print technology HP Laser
print quality, black 600 x 600 dpi
print quality, color 600 x 600 dpi
paper trays, std. 1
paper trays, max. up to 3 input trays
input capacity, std. 125 sheets
input capacity, max. 875 sheets
standard envelope capacity 10 envelopes
envelope feeder No
output capacity, std. 125 sheets
output capacity, max. 125 sheets
duplex printing Manual (driver support provided)
media sizes, std. Letter, legal, executive, 8.5 x 13 in (Executive JIS), No. 10 envelopes, Monarch envelopes
media sizes, custom Tray 1: 3 x 5 in to 8.5 x 14 in; Tray 2: 5.8 x 8.3 in to 8.5 x 14 in; Tray 3: 8.5 x 11.7 in
media type Paper (plain, letterhead, prepunched, bond, color, rough, preprinted, recycled), labels, envelopes, and card stock
media weight, recommended tray 1: 16 to 47 lb; tray 2: 16 to 28 lb; tray 3: 16 to 28 lb
paper handling 125-sheet multipurpose tray; Optional: 250-sheet input tray and/or 500-sheet input tray
memory, std. 64 MB
memory, max. 256 MB
memory slots 2 100-pin SDRAM DIMM
print languages, std. HP PCL 6, HP PCL 5c, PostScript® 3 emulation
typefaces 45 scalable TrueType fonts, 1 bitmapped Line Printer font, 35 built-in PostScript language fonts, built-in Intellifont and TrueType scaling technologies
connectivity, std. IEEE 1284-B parallel port, 1 USB 1.1 port (parallel and USB cannot be used concurrently), 1 open EIO slot
connectivity, optional HP Jetdirect 600n, 610n, 615n, and 680n EIO internal print servers, Connectivity Card for Serial, LocalTalk, and USB connectivity
macintosh compatible Yes
dimensions (w x d x h) 18.9 x 17.7 x 12.8 in
weight 47.5 lb (with supplies)
Warranty Six-Month warranty from The Printer Works
HP Color LaserJet 1500 and 2500 Printer Series - Comparison Matrix

Features

HP Color LaserJet 1500

HP Color LaserJet 2500

Product Model Number

Q2489A

C9706A

Duty Cycle (maximum Monthly Volume)

30,000 page

30,000 page

Mac Compatible

yes, 9.x, 10.1 and 10.2

yes

Color Printing

yes

yes

Duplex Printing

manual duplex

manual duplex

Processor

150MHz

300MHz

Memory

16 MB RAM all bundles

2 MB ROM compressed code

64 MB RAM

Memory, Max.

Not up-gradable

256 MB RAM

Print Resolution, Black

600 x 600 dpi, HP imageREt 2400

600 x 600 dpi, HP imageREt 2400

Print Speed

monochrome - 16 ppm (letter)

color - 4 ppm (letter)

monochrome - 16 ppm (letter)

color - 4 ppm (letter)

First Page Out

monochrome - 16 seconds

color - 29 seconds

monochrome - 16 seconds

color - 29 seconds

Print Cartridges

black - C9700A

cyan - C9701A

yellow - C9702A

magenta - C9703A

black - C9700A

cyan - C9701A

yellow - C9702A

magenta - C9703A

Print Technology

laser

laser

Network Ready

optional

optional

Connectivity

one HI-SPEED USB port, optional external HP Jetdirect 175x, 310x, or 380x print server

one bidirectional parallel port, one USB port, one Enhanced Input/Output (EIO) slot, optional HP Jetdirect 10/100Base-TX print server, optional HP Jetdirect 615n print server

Paper Trays, Std.

Paper Trays, Max.

1

2

1

3

Input Paper Handling

125-sheet input tray, optional 250-sheet input tray, total 375-sheet capacity

125-sheet input tray, optional 250-sheet input tray, optional 500-sheet input tray, total 875-sheet capacity

Output Paper Handling

125-sheet top output bin (face down), straight-through rear output door (face up)

125-sheet top output bin (face down), straight-through rear output door (face up)

Media Sizes, Std.

minimum paper size: 76 x 127 mm (3 x 5 inches)

maximum paper size: Legal 215 x 356 mm (8.5 x 14 inches)

minimum paper size: 76 x 127 mm (3 x 5 inches)

maximum paper size: Legal 215 x 356 mm (8.5 x 14 inches)

Media Types

paper (plain, bond, recycled), letterhead, prepunched, preprinted forms, envelopes, labels, transparencies, cards (index, postcards), custom-sized

paper (plain, bond, recycled), letterhead, prepunched, preprinted forms, envelopes, labels, transparencies, cards (index, postcards), custom-sized

Input Capacity Sheets, Std.

250-sheet regular-weight 20 lb paper

250-sheet regular-weight 20 lb paper

Printer Languages

Host-based

HP PCL 6, HP PCL 5c, PostScript Level 3 Emulation

Printer Drivers Included

Host-based driver

HP PCL 6, HP PCL 5c, PostScript

Software Included

PC Software: Microsoft Windows 98, Me, 2000, and XP 32-bit, HP Printer Software on CD-ROM, HP Installer, HP LaserJet 1500 Toolbox, Printer Status and Alerts

Mac Software: Mac OS 9.xm 10.1, 10.2, HP Printer Software on CD-ROM

PC Software: Microsoft Windows 98, Me, NT 4, 2000, and XP, HP Printer Software on CD-ROM, HP Installer, HP LaserJet 2500 Toolbox, Printer Status and Alerts, Embedded Web Server

Mac Software: Mac OS 8.6 and higher, HP Printer Software on CD-ROM, HP LaserJet Utility

Minimum System Requirements

Windows 98/Me/2000: Pentium 166MHz with 32 MB RAM; Windows XP: 300MHz processor with 128 MB RAM;

Plus: 150 MB free hard disk space, CD-ROM drive or internet connection, Universal Serial Bus (USB) port

Macintosh: Mac OS 9.x, 10.1, 10.2, 150 MB free had disk space, CD-ROM disk drive, USB port

Windows 95 (print driver only): Pentium 90MHz with 16 MB RAM; Windows 98/Me/2000: Pentium 166MHz with 32 MB RAM; Windows XP: 233MHz processor with 64 MB RAM;

Plus: 150 MB free hard disk space, CD-ROM drive or internet connection, Universal Serial Bus (USB) port, or dedicated IEEE 1284-compliant bidirectional parallel port;

Macintosh: Mac OS 8.6 and higher, 150 MB free hard disk space, CD-ROM disk drive, USB port

Dimensions (W x D x H)

18.97 x 17.77 x 14.80 inches

18.97 x 17.77 x 14.80 inches

Environmental ranges

Operating temperature: 15 to 32.5 Celsius (59 to 90.5 degrees Fahrenheit

Operating Humidity: -10 to 80 percent RH no condensation

Storage temperature: - 20 to 40 degrees Celsius (-4 to 104 degrees Fahrenheit)

Storage humidity: 0 to 95 percent RH

Operating temperature: 15 to 32.5 Celsius (59 to 90.5 degrees Fahrenheit

Operating Humidity: -10 to 80 percent RH no condensation

Storage temperature: - 20 to 40 degrees Celsius (-4 to 104 degrees Fahrenheit)

Storage humidity: 0 to 95 percent RH

Energy Star Compliant

yes

yes

Acoustics

Sound Power: LwAd = 6.7 Bels (A)

Sound Power: LwAd = 6.7 Bels (A)

Power Requirements

Source: 110V bundles; 115 to 127 V (+- 10 percent) 60Hz ( +- 2Hz),12 amps

220V bundles; 220 to 240 V (+- 10 percent), 50Hz (+- 2Hz), 6 amps

Source: 110V bundles; 115 to 127 V (+- 10 percent) 60Hz ( +- 2Hz), 2 amps

220V bundles; 220 to 240 V (+- 10 percent), 50Hz (+- 2Hz), 6 amps

Power Consumption

Printing: 400 watts (110V); 403 watts (220V)

Standby: 30 watts (110V), 31 watts (220V)

Printing: 400 watts (110V); 403 watts (220V)

Standby: 30 watts (110V), 31 watts (220V)

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