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HP Color LaserJet 4650 Specifications

Please click on part numbers to check price & availability of a particular model. 4650: Q3668A 4650dtn: Q3671A
4650n: Q3669A 4650hdn: Q3672A
4650dn: Q3670A  

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HP Color LaserJet 4650
Above: CLJ 4650 series printer
See below for comparison of the
HP Color LaserJet 4600 and 4650 printer series

Base model: CLJ 4650 (Q3668A)

Base model + HP Jetdirect 620n Fast Ethernet internal print server: CLJ 4650n (Q3669A)

Base model + HP Jetdirect 620n EIO internal print server, automatic two-sided printing: CLJ 4650dn (Q3670A)

Base model + 288 MB of SDRAM, plus HP Jetdirect 620n EIO internal print server, automatic two-sided printing, additional 500-sheet input tray (Tray 3): CLJ 4650dtn (Q3671A)

Base model + HP Jetdirect 620n Fast Ethernet internal print server, automatic two-sided printing, 2 x 500-sheet paper feeder, additional 128 MB RAM for a total of 288 MB RAM, 20 GB HP high-performance hard disk: CLJ 4650hdn (Q3672A)

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Accelerate your business with proven color performance. Efficiently designed for office workgroups, the HP color LaserJet 4650 printer series produces professional-quality documents at up to 22 ppm in color and black and white. Increased paper flexibility of up to 1,600 sheets, and the ability to handle heavy media offers the utmost in versatility. Experience dramatic improvements in print quality with HP ImageREt 3600, a proprietary printing technology system offering superior image enhancements, smooth color transitions, crisp text, and sharp images. This printer series will adapt to a growing business with high-speed networking capabilities, automated two-sided printing, a hard disk, a 533 MHz processor and expandable memory.
See specification table below.
Also see comparison of the HP Color LaserJet 4600 and 4650 printer series

  • Quick power cycle with fast calibration lets you start printing color documents right away, at up to 22 ppm with optimal print quality. The printer quickly processes large files and with a first page out speed of 15 seconds, your documents begin printing in no time.
  • High powered 533 MHz processor and up to 544 MB of memory, this printer gracefully handles even the most complex documents
  • True 600 x 600 dpi with HP Imageret 3600 for crisp text, bold graphics, and vivid images
  • Input capacity of up to 1,600 sheets with the 100-sheet multipurpose tray, the 500-sheet input tray (tray 2), and the two by 500-sheet paper feeder (trays 3 and 4, standard with the HP Color LaserJet 4650hdn printer)
  • Legacy print jobs still print accurately. With the quality and reliability of HP Color LaserJet printing, your documents print successfully, every time
  • HP PCL 6, HP PCL 5c (download at HP), HP postscript level 3 emulation, native PDF printing, optional mobile phone and PDA printing via the HP bt1300 adapter

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Part Numbers

4650: Q3668A
4650n: Q3669A
4650dn: Q3670A
4650dtn: Q3671A
4650hdn: Q3672A

Speed/monthly volume
Print speed, black (pages per minute) Up to 22 ppm
Print speed, color (pages per minute) Up to 22 ppm
First page out, black 15 seconds
First page out, color 15 seconds
Processor speed 533 MHz
Recommended monthly volume, maximum 85,000 pages
Print quality / technology
Print technology In-line color laser, direct-to-page printing
Print quality, black 600 x 600 dpi
Print quality, color 600 x 600 dpi
Resolution technology HP ImageREt 3600
Paper handling / media
Paper trays, std. 2
Paper trays, max.: 4
Input capacity, std. 600 sheets
Input capacity, max.: 1,600 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) Manual two-sided printing on HP Color LaserJet 4650 base and n models. Automatic two-sided (duplex) printing on HP Color LaserJet 4650dn, 4650dtn, and 4650hdn printer models.
Media sizes, std. Letter, legal, executive, A4, A5, B5 (JIS), executive (JIS), envelopes (No. 10, Monarch, C5, DL, B5)
Media sizes, custom Multipurpose Tray: 3 x 5 to 8.5 x 14 in; Tray 2, optional trays 3 and 4: 7.2 x 8.2 to 8.5 x 14 in
Media type Multipurpose tray: paper (plain, glossy, colored, preprinted, letterhead, recycled, HP Tough and High Gloss Laser), envelopes, transparencies, labels, cardstock; Tray 2, 3, 4: paper (plain, glossy, recycled), transparencies
Media weight, recommended Tray 1: 16 to 53 lb; Tray 2, 3, 4: 16 to 28 lb
Paper handling  
  • A 500-sheet paper feeder (Tray 2) that supports letter, legal, executive, 8.5 x 13, JIS B5, executive (JIS), 16K, A4, A5-sized, and custom media
  • Optional 500-sheet paper feeder (Tray 3) that supports letter, legal, executive, JIS B5, executive (JIS), 16K, A4, A5-sized, and custom media; standard on HP Color LaserJet 4650dtn printer
  • Optional 2 x 500-sheet paper feeder (Tray 3 and Tray 4) that supports letter, legal, executive, JIS B5, executive (JIS), 16K, A4, A5-sized, and custom media; standard on HP Color LaserJet 4650hdn printer
Memory / print languages / typefaces
Memory, std. 160 MB
Memory, max. 544 MB
Memory slots 2 industry-standard 200-pin dual-data-rate (DDR) SDRAM small-outline DIMM slots, 3 flash memory card slots
Hard disk Optional on all but hdn model, provides storage for fonts and macros as well as additional features for Job Storage; comes standard on HP Color LaserJet 4650hdn printer
Print languages, std. HP PCL 6, HP PCL 5c (Web download), HP postscript level 3 emulation, native PDF printing, optional mobile phone and PDA printing via the HP bt1300 adapter
Typefaces 80 internal TrueType fonts scalable in HP PCL and HP postscript level 3 emulation; additional font solutions available via DIMMs
Connectivity
Standard IEEE 1284-C bidirectional parallel port, USB 1.1 port, 3 open EIO slots
Connectivity, optional HP Jetdirect EIO print servers for Ethernet (10Base-T, 10Base2), 802.11b wireless Ethernet Token Ring, LocalTalk, serial and USB, Bluetooth wireless
Macintosh compatible Yes
Compatible operating systems Microsoftš Windows (95, 98, ME, NT 4.0, 2000, XP), Mac OS 8.6 and later
Print drivers, std. HP PCL 5c, PCL 6,PostScriptš3 emulation
Dimensions / weight / warranty
Dimensions (w x d x h) 20 x 18.9 x 22.3 in
Weight, U.S. 81 lb
Warranty Six-Month warranty from The Printer Works
Comparison of features between HP Color LaserJet 4650 series
and HP Color LaserJet 4600 series printers

Basic engine

HP Color LaserJet 4600 series printer

HP Color LaserJet 4650 series printer

Print speed

Up to 17 ppm (letter)

Up to 16 ppm (A4)

Up to 22 ppm (letter/A4)

First page out

17.5 seconds

Less than 15 seconds

Processor

400 MHz

533 MHz

Motors

8

8

Sensors

13

14

Switches

7

7

Solenoids

2

2

Cooling fans (intake)

2

3

Cassette lift type

Spring with lifting plate

Spring with lifting plate

Engine control unit

Two components:

  • DC controller

  • Power supply

Two components:

  • DC controller

  • Power supply

Fuser

HP Color LaserJet 4600 series printer

HP Color LaserJet 4650 series printer

Not backwards compatible

150,000 pages

150,000 pages

Thermistor

2

2

Fuser paper path sensors

2

2

Duplexer

HP Color LaserJet 4600 series printer

HP Color LaserJet 4650 series printer

Path

Output turnaround; throughput penalty

Output turnaround; throughput penalty

Full speed

No

No

Integrated into architecture firmware enabled ("d" bundle)

Yes

Yes

Print cartridge (compatible)

HP Color LaserJet 4600 series printer

HP Color LaserJet 4650 series printer

Size (yield) 4A16xx or later

8K Color and 9K Black

8K Color and 9K Black

e-label interface

Direct connection

Direct connection

Connectivity options

HP Color LaserJet 4600 series printer

HP Color LaserJet 4650 series printer

USB

No

Yes, 1.1

Jetdirect ("n" bundle)

615n

620n

Parallel

Yes, "C" type

Yes, “C” type

Jetlink (Third-party connect)

No

Yes

Bluetooth enabled

Yes, with bt1300 Adaptor

Yes, with bt1300 Adaptor

Input devices (trays)

HP Color LaserJet 4600 series printer

HP Color LaserJet 4650 series printer

Max media weight for tray 1

163 g/m2

200 g/m2

Optional 500-input device

Yes

Yes

2 x 500-input device

No

Yes

    NOTE: It is not possible to stack a 2 x 500 input device AND a 1 x 500 input device together.

Formatter slots

HP Color LaserJet 4600 series printer

HP Color LaserJet 4650 series printer

Memory type

SDRAM

DDR RAM

Third-party solutions

DIMM

Compact Flash

Firmware

DIMM

Compact Flash

Electrostatic Transport Belt (ETB)

HP Color LaserJet 4600 series printer

HP Color LaserJet 4650 series printer

Backwards compatibility:

ETB for HP Color LaserJet 4600 series printer will not work in the HP Color LaserJet 4650 series printer.

ETB for HP Color LaserJet 4650 series printer will work in HP Color LaserJet 4600 series printer.

Approximate 120,000 page replacement interval

Approximate 120,000 page replacement interval

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