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HP LaserJet 3100 Specifications
LaserJet 3100 / 3100 se / 3100 xi (select link to check price & availability or to order)

Please click on part numbers to check price & availability of a particular model. 3100: C3948A
3100se: C4175A
3100xi: C4177A

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The HP LaserJet 3100 is a versatile business tool that delivers convenient high-quality laser printing, faxing, copying and scanning capabilities in a single device, and enables you to communicate more effectively with customers and clients. Powerful software provides simple access to HP LaserJet 3100 features and increases productivity by letting you manage documents with ease. Best of all, the HP LaserJet 3100 delivers the quality and reliability you've come to expect from Hewlett-Packard.

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Speed Black, Best Quality 6 ppm-rated engine speed; instant-on fuser eliminates warmup time; Motorola 68020 25.6-MHz processor
Print Languages, Std Host-based printing with PCL 4 MS-DOS emulation
Paper Handling One 100-sheet paper input bin with single-sheet priority feed slot; one 100-sheet paper output bin with alternate straight-through path for wrinkle-free envelope printing
Media Types Paper, envelopes, transparencies, card stock, postcards and labels
Standard Media Sizes Paper: letter, legal, A4, 3 x 5 in (76 x 127 mm); Envelope: executive, Com-10, monarch, C5, DL, B5 and custom sizes
Paper Weights 16 to 28 lb (60 to105 g/m 2 ) using paper output bin;
16 to 42 lb (60 to 157 g/m 2 ) using front output slot
Printable Area Left/right margin: 0.25 in (6.3 mm) Top/bottom margin: 0.20 in (5.08 mm)
PC Fax Compatibility Class1/Class2
Speed 6 seconds per page *
Memory Up to 150 pages fax storage *
Fax Compatibility ITU Group 3, Error Correction Mode (ECM), MH/MR/MMR/JBIG compression
Modem Speed 14400/12000/9600/7200/4800/2400 bps
Quick Dialing 175 programmable speed-dials and 25 group distribution lists, 10 one-touch front panel keys
Fax Resolution Standard 203 x 98 dpi, Fine 203 x 196 dpi, Superfine 300 x 300 dpi, Photo Mode 300 x 300 (halftone-enabled)
Document Tray Capacity Up to 30 sheets (20-lb paper)
Document Feeder Media Requirements 12 to 69 lb (42 to 260 g/m 2 ); feeds paper, card stock, transparencies, photos, labels, carrier sheets and more
Fax Paper Sizes A4/letter/legal/long page length mode
Additional Features Automatic fax/answering machine switching, distinctive ring detect (U.S. only), fax forwarding, memory receive, remote retrieval, delayed fax send, auto redial, fax reporting, broadcasting
Speed, Max, Black 6 pages per minute
Multiple Copies 1-99 with automatic collation
Resolution, Black Text Photo Mode: 300 dpi (halftone-enabled);
Text Mode: 600 dpi interpolated with smoothing
Reduce/Enlarge Reduce to 50%; enlarge to 200%
Scan Resolution, Optical 600 dpi enhanced (300 dpi optical) with 256 levels of gray
Scanner Compatibility TWAIN 1.6
Scanner Speed Up to 6 pages per minute**
Scannable Area Min: 2 x 3.5 in (51 x 89 mm)
Max: 8.5 x 39 in (216 x 991 mm)
Duty Cycle, Pages Per Month Up to 6,000 pages per month
Toner Microfine toner; 2,500 pages (with 5% coverage)
Operating & Environmental Ranges Acoustics (ISO 9296): 5.7 Bels (LWAD ) sound power Operating Temperature: 15C to 32.5C (59F to 90.5F) Relative Operating Humidity: 10% to 80% (no condensation)
Power Requirements 100/127V AC, 50/60 Hz (N. America)
220-240V AC, 50Hz (Europe/Australia)
Minimum System Requirements when used through PC 486 or higher with 16 Mbytes RAM, 30 Mbytes of free hard disk space, works with Windows 3.1, 3.11, Windows 95 or Windows NT 4.0, CD-ROM recommended, dedicated IEEE 1284-compliant bidirectional parallel port
Device Memory 2 Mbytes memory (up to 150 pages fax storage) *
Product Certifications UL/cUL listed; complies with IEC 825-1/EN 60825-1 and IEC 950/EN 60950; FCC Class B, FCC/port 68, CS-03; CISPR-22 class B; CDRH certified Class 1 Laser Product (safe for office/EDP use)
Warranty Six-Month warranty from The Printer Works
* Based on ITU-T test image #1 at standard resolution. More complicated pages or higher resolution will take longer and use more memory.

** Scan time only, data transfer time to CPU not included.

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