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HP LaserJet 5100 Series Specifications

Please click on part numbers to check price & availability of a particular model. 5100: Q1860A
5100tn: Q1861A
5100dtn: Q1862A

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The HP LaserJet 5100 family of printers is ideal for any office wanting to add fast, wide-format printing to its capabilities without sacrificing productivity or print quality. HP LaserJet engineering and solid design ensure worry-free printing on a variety of media types and sizes for optimal robustness and flexibility. These printers offer fast, reliable printing at a reasonable price — and with HP custom solutions the printers can be connected for Internet access, shared across a network, and equipped with multiple paper tray options. See specification table

HP LaserJet 5100 Printer Family Comparison
Features HP LaserJet 5100 HP LaserJet 5100tn HP LaserJet 5100dtn
Resident Memory 16 MB (SDRAM) 32 MB (SDRAM) 32 MB (SDRAM
Available Memory Slots Three Three Three
Paper Trays 100-sheet multi-purpose tray

250-sheet input tray
100-sheet multi-purpose tray

250-sheet input tray

500-sheet feeder
100-sheet multi-purpose tray

250-sheet input tray

500-sheet feeder
Paper Handling Devices (besides paper trays optional optional Duplex Print Accessory (duplexer)
EIO slots Two open EIO expansion slots for optional HP Jetdirect internal print servers and other accessories HP Jetdirect internal print server

One open EIO expansion slot for optional HP and third-party accessories
HP Jetdirect internal print server

One open EIO expansion slot for optional HP and third-party accessories
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Part Numbers

5100: Q1860A
5100tn: Q1861A
5100dtn:
Q1862A

Print Speed Black, Best Quality Letter: 21 ppm; A4: 22ppm
First Page Out less than 13 secs
Processor 300 MHz RISC
Duty Cycle, Pages Per Month 65,000
Paper Handling Accessories 100-sheet multi-purpose tray, 250-sheet feeder tray (up to 2), straight through paper path, 500-sheet feeder tray (comes with 5100dtn), optional auto duplex printing accessory (comes with 5100dtn)
Paper Trays, Std.

5100: 100sheet, 250 Sheet
5100tn: 100sheet, 250 Sheet, 500 Sheet
5100dtn: 100sheet, 250 Sheet, 500 Sheet

Paper Trays, Max. 4
Input Capacity, Std. 5100: 350 sheets
5100tn/5100dtn: 850 sheets
Input Capacity, Max. 1,100 sheets (add second 250 sheet tray)
Output Capacity 250 sheets
Envelope Input, Max. 10
Envelope Feeder No
Duplex Printing

5100: Optional
5100tn: Optional
5100dtn:
Standard

Media Sizes, Std Letter, legal, tabloid. Wide format
Media Sizes, Custom 3 x 5 in to 12.28 x 18.5 in (can print on 12.28 x 18.5 to give full bleed on 11x17)
Media Types Paper (copier, bond, vellum, special application, recycled), transparencies
Media Weights 16 to 53 lb
Media Handling/Document Finishing Multiple input trays, optional duplexer (duplexer included with 5100dtn)
Memory, Std. 5100: 16 MB
5100tn: 32 MB
5100dtn: 32 MB
Memory, Max. 192 MB, optional >1 GB HD
Memory Slots 5100: 3
5100tn/5100dtn: 2
Memory Technology MEt
Euro Character This printer is enabled to print the Euro character, €. HP is committed to maximizing
document portability through supporting and promoting euro symbol standards
Scalable Typefaces

80 built-in scalable PCL, 80 internal PS

Connectivity, Std. 5100: IEEE 1284-compliant bidirectional parallel, RS-232 9-pin serial, 2 PCI-based EIO slots
5100tn/5100dtn: IEEE 1284-compliant bidirectional parallel, RS-232 9-pin serial, 2 PCI-based EIO slots, HP JetDirect card for Ethernet/LocalTalk in 1 slot
Connectivity, Opt. HP JetDirect internal print servers, HP JetDirect external print servers
Prints Color No
Print Quality, Black Best 1200 x 1200 dpi
Technology, Black Print Resolution HP ProRes 1200, HP FastRes 1200
Print Languages, Std. HP PCL 6, PCL 5e, HP-GL/2 and PostScript® 3 emulation
Print Languages, Opt. None
Automatic Language Switching Yes
Automatic I/O Switching Yes
Automatic Network Switching 5100: Yes, with optional HP JetDirect internal print servers
5100tn/5100dtn: Yes
Supported Operating Systems Microsoft (R) Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows, NT 4.0, Windows 2000, Windows Me, Windows XP; AutoCAD® 12/13/14/15; MAC 9.0, 9.04, 9.1, X
Warranty Six-Month warranty from The Printer Works
Weight

5100: 50 lb (23kg)
5100tn w/500 sheet feeder: 75 lb (34kg)
5100dtn w/500 sheet feeder & duplexer:
114 lb (52kg)

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