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HP LaserJet 4101 Multifunction Printer (mfp) Specifications

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HP LaserJet 4101mfp: C9149A

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HP LaserJet 4101mfp
The LaserJet 4101mfp — Copy, scan, and digitally send, with a single device: the HP LaserJet 4101mfp.The HP LaserJet 4101 MFP product series is designed to be shared by a workgroup and is capable of printing, making copies, and e-mailing digital documents with a single device. The MFP's multitasking capability enables multiple functions to proceed simultaneously.

The LaserJet 4100mfp (C9149A) offers reliable, efficient printing, walk-up copying, color scanning, and digital sending in a wide variety of operating systems including Windows®, Macintosh® and Linux®. Up to 4 paper trays with a total input capacity of 1,600 sheets (1,100 standard). Includes Jetdirect EIO internal print server for Fast Ethernet 0/100Base-TX, 500-sheet paper feeder, 30-sheet automatic document feeder, EIO hard disk.

The HP LaserJet4101mfp is fully compatible with other HP LaserJet printers. When the installation software is loaded, network printing is available through the HP Jetdirect 10/100Base-TX print server card that is supplied with the product. Use the parallel port or the optional Fast InfraRed receiver (FIR) port for direct printing.

The HP LJ 4101mfp product series provides full multitasking capabilities to enhance office efficiency. System defaults can be set to define how multiple incoming jobs are managed and how these defaults can be overridden to meet special requirements.

Expandable design

  • Stackable 500-sheet trays (another tray can be added to the basic product)
  • Power envelope feeder (holds as many as 75 envelopes)
  • Duplexer (standard with the HP LaserJet 4101 MFP)
  • Fast InfraRed printing adapter (FIR port)
  • Memory can be expanded by installing additional Dual Inline Memory Modules (DIMMs)
4100mpf / 4101mfp comparison
Model Features

HP LaserJet 4101mfp (C9149A)

Includes Jetdirect EIO internal print server for Fast Ethernet 10/100Base-TX, two 500-sheet paper feeder, automatic duplexer accessory, 30-sheet automatic document feeder, EIO hard disk, HP mfp analog fax accessory

HP LaserJet 4100mfp (C9148A)

Includes Jetdirect EIO internal print server for Fast Ethernet 10/100Base-TX, 500-sheet paper feeder, 30-sheet automatic document feeder, EIO hard disk

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The HP LaserJet 4100mfp is an intelligent network appliance that streamlines day-to-day business operations by bridging the gap between paper-locked and digitally-enabled communications. Now you can print, copy, scan, and digital send with a single device— without sacrificing valuable office space. See specification table below.

Product speed and throughput

  • Printing and copying of letter-size media at 25 pages per minute (ppm) or A4-size media at 24 ppm
  • Monochrome scanning of letter-size originals at 24 ppm (300 dpi), 12 ppm (600 dpi); or A4-size originals at 23 ppm (300 dpi), 11 ppm (600 dpi); and color scanning at 8 ppm (300 dpi), 4 ppm (600 dpi)
  • Instant-on fuser
  • Scan-once copying and transmit-once printing
  • RIP ONCE print and copy capability
  • Scan-ahead capability to start copying or sending while the printer is busy
  • Monthly duty cycle of 150,000 pages for the scanner, ADF and the printer

Image quality

  • FastRes 1200: 1200 dpi (dots per inch) print quality for fast, high-quality printing of business text and graphics
  • ProRes 1200: 1200 dpi for printing best image quality
  • Copying and scanning at a resolution of 600 pixels per inch (ppi)
  • Up to 256 levels of gray for smooth, photo-like images
  • HP UltraPrecise toner cartridge for crisp, sharp output

Paper handling

  • HP LaserJet 4101 MFP: the 100-page and two 500-page input trays are standard
  • Capable of printing and copying on a wide range of media sizes, types, and weights
  • Expandable to hold up to 1600 sheets of media
  • Standard 250-sheet face-down output
  • Duplexer is standard on HP LaserJet 4101 MFP
  • Scanner glass handles media sizes up to letter/A4 sizes
  • ADF with 30-page capacity handles media sizes up to legal size
Printing features
  • Fully compatible with HP LaserJet 4100 series printers
  • HP printer command language (PCL) 6, PCL 5e, and PostScript® (PS) 3 Emulation
  • 80 fonts for Microsoft(R) Windows
  • Additional fonts available for download from the Internet
Fax Accessory features
  • Sending a fax to a single recipient
  • Receiving faxes - Immediately sends incoming faxes to the printer to be printed
  • Changing the default resolution for outgoing faxes - Affects the sharpness of outgoing faxes and fax transmission speed
  • Changing the input and output trays for incoming faxes - Select the tray(s) to use for printing incoming faxes and printing faxes
  • Volume control
  • Dial-tone detection - Allows the fax accessory to detect a dial-tone before attempting to send a fax
  • Redial - How many times the fax accessory should retry if it gets a busy signal or no answer
  • Bill codes - Useful for tracking faxes from different departments
  • Blocking incoming faxes - Allows the creation of a list of fax numbers to block. After adding a number to the list, faxes will not be received from the blocked number.
  • Fax reports - Fax activity log, fax call report, blocked fax list, and speed dial report.

Copying capability

  • Easy-to-use copy functionality
  • Document collation
  • Multiple copies
  • Multiple pages per sheet (n-up)
  • Document reduction to 25 percent and enlargement to 400 percent in one-percent increments
  • Automatic page-to-page enlargement or reduction
  • Image-quality improvement through background removal, best-quality mode, and contrast adjustment

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

Roller Kit for whole 4101mfp

Special Roller Kit for ADF only

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Part Number

4101mfp– network-ready duplex, multifunction printer: C9149A

  4101mfp: Black and white printing, black and white copying, color scanning, analog faxing, digital sending
speed/monthly volume
prints colors no
print speed, black (pages per minute) Up to 25 ppm
first page out, black 12 sec
processor 250 MHz
recommended monthly volume, maximum 150,000 pages
print quality / technology
print technology Laser
print quality, black Fastres 1200 (for 1200 dpi quality, 600 x 600 dpi), HP ProRes 1200 (1200 x 1200 dpi at engine speed
resolution technology HP ProRes 1200, HP FastRes 1200, REt, Ultraprecise toner
paper handling / media
paper trays (std / max) 3 / 4
input capacity (std / max) 1,100 / 1,600
input capacity, envelopes 10 envelopes
optional envelope feeder Yes, 75 envelopes (optional with the purchase of an envelope power feeder)
output capacity (std / max) 250 / 250 sheets
duplex printing 4101mfp: Automatic (standard)
media sizes, std. Letter, legal, executive, envelopes (#10, Monarch)
media sizes, custom 8.5 to 14 in, 3 x 5 in
media type Paper (plain, bond, recycled, preprinted, letterhead), transparencies, labels, card stock
media weight 16 to 53 lb (tray 1); 16 to 28 lb (tray 2)
paper handling accessories / multifunction options • standard duplex printing accessory
• optional 75 envelope power feeder (C8053A)
• input Tray 1: 100-sheet
• input Tray 2: 500-sheet
• input Tray 3: 500-sheet
• optional input Tray 4: 500-sheet (
• standard 30-sheet automatic document feeder (ADF)
memory / print languages / typefaces
memory, std 64 MB
memory, max. 256 MB
memory slots 4 128-pin DIMM (2 installed with 32 MB, 2 open)
hard disk Standard, 5 GB or greater
print languages, std. HP PCL 6, PCL 5e, and PostScript® 3 emulation
print languages, optional None
typefaces 110 scalable TrueType (80 built-in, 30 via HP FontSmart), HP FontSmart software, Intellifont and built-in TrueType rasterizers
connectivity, std. IEEE 1284-compliant bidirectional parallel, HP Jetdirect internal print server for Fast Ethernet 10/100Base-TX in 1 EIO slot, hard disk drive in 1 EIO slot
connectivity, optional HP Jetdirect 600n and 610n (EIO) internal print servers, external print servers, Fast Infrared, Connectivity Card for USB, serial, and LocalTalk connectivity
network printer management software Embedded Web Server (EWS), HP Web Jetadmin
drivers included HP PCL 5e, PCL 6, PostScript® Level 3™ emulation, AutoCAD
warranty / dimensions / weight
(w x d x h)
16.4 x 21.25 x 26 in (415mm x 540mm x 661mm)
weight 78.6 lb (35.7 kg)
Warranty Six-Month warranty from The Printer Works
multifunction features
copy speed, black (copies per minute) 25 cpm
copier reduction / enlargement 25 to 400% (from glass/flatbed), 25 to 200% (from ADF)
copier settings Number of copies, page size, duplex options (number of printed sides), pages per sheet (N-up), collation, page content (text, graphics, mixed), image quality (normal, best), contrast (light/dark), background removal, zoom - 25 to 400% in 1% increments, automatic scale to fit standard page sizes
number of copies, max. 99 copies
send to e-mail capability Yes
scan resolution, enhanced 256
scan resolution, optical 600 x 600 dpi
levels of grayscale 256
fax memory 4101mfp: Utilizes 5 or 10 GB hard disk pages
fax transmission speed (seconds per page) 4101mfp: 14.4 Kbps
fax autoredial Yes
color fax Yes
fax resolution, best (dots per inch) 200 x 100 dpi

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