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HP Color LaserJet 5 and 5M Specifications

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5M: C3962A

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The HP Color LaserJet 5 printer gives you vibrant color printing for your most important business documents and proposals. Print impactful, text and images that help you get your point across and win new business. New HP Image Resolution Enhancement technology 1200 (HP Image REt 1200) produces outstanding text and millions of solid colors. The printer comes with 20 Mbytes memory and is expandable to serve shared office environments. Best of all, the HP Color LaserJet 5 printer provides the same kind of reliable, day-in, day-out performance you expect from all HP LaserJet printers.

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Print Speed Black, Best Quality 10 ppm
Print Speed Color, Best Quality 2-3 ppm
Processor 40-MHz AMD 29040 RISC
Duty Cycle, Pages Per Month 30,000 pages
Paper Trays, Std. 1
Paper Trays, Max. 2
Input Capacity, Std. 250 sheets
Input Capacity, Max. 500 sheets
Envelope Input, Max. None
Duplex Printing No
Media Sizes, Std Letter, A4, and executive (legal, tabloid, and
A3 for black pages only)
Media Types Plain paper and HP Color LaserJet 5/5M
transparency film and glossy paper
Memory, Std. 5: 20 MB
5M: 36 MB
Memory, Max. 5: 84 MB
5M: 76 MB
Memory Technology MEt
Typefaces 5: 35 Intellifont, 10 TrueType
5M: plus 35 AdobeType 1
Connectivity, Std. 5: IEEE 1284-compliant parallel, 1 open MIO slot
5M: plus HP JetDirect card for Ethernet/LocalTalk
Connectivity, Opt. HP JetDirect internal print servers and third-party interface cards
Print Quality, Black Best 1200-dpi-equivalent image quality
Technology, Black Print Resolution HP Image REt 1200
Print Languages, Std. 5: Enhanced HP PCL 5 with Color
5M: plus AdobePostScript Level 2
Print Languages, Opt. 5: Adobe PostScript Level 2
5M: None
Automatic Language Switching Yes
Automatic I/O Switching Yes
Automatic Network Switching 5: Yes with optional HP JetDirect internal printservers
5M: Yes
Warranty Six-Month warranty from The Printer Works
(W x D x H)
24.4 x 19.3 x 14.8 in

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