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HP Color LaserJet 8550 Specifications

Please click on part numbers to check price & availability of a particular model. 8550: C7096A
8550N: C7097A
8550DN: C7099A
8550MFP: C7834A

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CLJ 8550 series printer on 2000 sheet tray
Above—CLJ 8550 series printer shown with optional 2000 Sheet Input Tray (C4781A).

Below—the CLJ 8550MFP (C7834A), shown with optional Automatic Document Feeder (ADF) (C7837A). Another useful optional item (not shown) is the 1000 Sheet Feeder (C7839A)

Please Note: the CLJ 8550MFP bundle (C7834A) consists of the following items, which can also be purchased separately:

• Printer Engine (C7835A)

• Color Copier Module (C7836A)


• Rack/Stand for Color Copier Module (C7838A)

CLJ 8550 MFP with ADF installed

 

HP Toner available

OEM Imaging Drum Kit

OEM Transfer Kit

Now everyone in your office can produce great-looking color documents with the Color LaserJet 8550 series, and with the MFP model you will have dazzling color copies at your fingertips as well. (See table below for specifications)

With an HP Color LaserJet 8550 Series printer, anyone can produce professional-looking materials easily and inexpensively. Print brochures, spread-sheets, newsletters or postcards— HP Color LaserJet 8550 printers deliver the quality it takes to create a professional image, for you and for your business.

HP Color LaserJet 8550 printers let you print on a wide variety of sizes and media— paper, transparencies, labels and envelopes. They can even print on both sides of the page. The new 200-MHz processor means you'll spend less time waiting for your output. Rated at up to 60,000 pages per month, this heavy-duty printer can print up to 24 pages per minute in black and white and up to 6ppm in color.

The HP ColorLaserJet 8550 MFP (Multi-Function-Printer) model is Hewlett-Packard’s top-of-the-line color laser printer / color copier combination. The MFP model sits in a special stand with a high quality digital color copy module suspended over the printer output bin. The 8550MFP comes fully loaded from the factory with 64MB RAM for image processing, 3.2GB HDD for font storage and spooling print and copy jobs, fast ethernet 10/100 Base-TX JetDirect card for connection to the network, duplex mechanism installed for automatic two-sided printing, and two 500 sheet paper input trays which are fully adjustable for letter, legal, tabloid, and executive size paper, and one manual feed tray for up to 100 sheets of any size paper up to 11x17 inches.

Like all of HP's color printers, HP Color LaserJet 8550 series provides a complete network printing solution that can grow with your business. They're easy to install, manage and maintain. Best of all, they provide the unsurpassed reliability and versatility that make HP printers virtually hassle-free.

Regular preventive maintenance will help keep your printer in top condition! See links below for details.

•  Fuser (Fixing) Kit

•  Roller Kit

>>>Our Most-Wanted Parts pages provide a handy list of the most often ordered parts for each type of printer—

Browse our Color LaserJet 8500/8550 Parts Catalog
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Print Speed Black, Best Quality 24 ppm
Print Speed Color, Best Quality 6 ppm
First Page Out 53 seconds color, 38 seconds black
Processor 8550/8550N: 200 MHz/200 MHz
8550DN: 200 MHz
8550GN: 300MHz
8550MFP: 200 MHz
Duty Cycle, Pages Per Month 60,000
Paper Trays, Std. 8550/8550N:2/3
8550DN: 4
8550GN: 4
8550MFP: 3
Paper Trays, Max. 8550/8550N:3/3
8550DN: 4
8550GN: 4
8550MFP: 4
Input Capacity, Std. 8550/8550N: 600 sheets/1,100 sheets
8550DN: 3,100 sheets
8550GN: 3,100 sheets
8550MFP: 1,100 sheets
Input Capacity, Max. 8550/8550N: 1,100 sheets/1,100 sheets
8550DN: 3,100 sheets
8550GN: 3,100 sheets
8550MFP: 2,100 sheets
Output Capacity, Std 600 sheets
Duplex Printing 8550/8550N: Optional/Optional
8550DN: Yes, automatic
8550GN: Yes, automatic
8550MFP: Yes, automatic
Media Sizes, Std Letter, legal, tabloid, executive
Media Sizes, Custom 3.9 x 7.5 in to 12 x 18.5 in
Media Types Paper (copier, recycled, glossy, coated, laser), labels, envelopes, transparencies, cover, card stock
Media Handling/Document Finishing 8550/8550N: Multiple input trays, optional auto-duplexer/Multiple input trays, optional auto-duplexer
8550DN: Multiple input trays, auto-duplexer, optional 8 bin mailbox, 3000 sheet stacker, 3000 sheet/stapler stacker
8550GN: Multiple input trays, auto-duplexer, optional 8 bin mailbox, 3000 Sheet Stacker, 3000 Sheet/Stapler Stacker
8550MFP: Multiple input trays, auto-duplexer, optional 100 sheet duplexing ADF, 1000 Sheet Side input tray
Memory, Std. 8550/8550N: 32MB/64 MB, 3.2 GB HD
8550DN: 64 MB, 3.2 GB HD
8550GN: 128 MB, 3.2 GB HD
8550MFP: 64 MB, 3.2 GB HD
Memory, Max. 512 MB
Memory Slots 8
Typefaces 136 Adobe Type 1, plus 45 HP FontSmart
Connectivity, Std. 8550/8550N: IEEE 1284-compliant bidirectional parallel (base and N model), 2 open EIO slots (8550 only), HP JetDirect card for Fast Ethernet 10/100 Base-TX (8550N only)
8550DN: IEEE 1284-compliant bidirectional parallel, 1 open EIO slot, HP JetDirect card for Fast Ethernet 10/100Base-TX
8550GN: IEEE 1284-compliant bidirectional parallel, 1 open EIO slot, HP JetDirect card for Fast Ethernet 10/100Base-TX
8550MFP: IEEE 1284-compliant bidirectional parallel, 1 open EIO slot, HP JetDirect card for Fast Ethernet 10/100Base-TX
Connectivity, Opt. HP JetDirect 600N (EIO) internal print servers
Prints Color Yes
Print Quality, Black Best 600 dpi
Print Quality, Color Best 600 dpi
Technology, Black Print Resolution HP ImageREt 2400
Print Languages, Std. Adobe PostScript 3, HP PCL 5c enhanced, PDF
Print Languages, Opt. None
Printer Management HP WebAdmin
Drivers Included Windows 95, 98, NT 4.0, Mac OS 7.1 and above, OS/2, AutoCAD, Windows 2000
Warranty Six-Month warranty from The Printer Works
Dimensions
(W x D x H)
8550/8550N: 26 x 28 x 42 in / 26 x 28 x 42 in
8550DN: 26 x 27 x 49 in
8550GN: 26 x 27 x 49 in
8550MFP: 26 x 43 x 31 in
Weight 8550/8550N: 223 lb/223 lb
8550DN: 270 lb
8550GN: 270 lb
8550MFP: 348 lb

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