HP 5550 A3 Colour Laser Printer


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  • Up to 28ppm Colour Print
  • Up to 28ppm Mono Print
  • 16 Seconds First page
  • USB & Parallel
  • 600 x 600 dpi Print
  • PostScript 3, PCL5, PCL6
  • 100 Sheet Multi-Purpose Tray
  • 500 Sheet Input Tray
  • 533MHz Processor
  • 160MB (544MB) DDR SDRAM RAM
  • Windows & Mac Compatible
  • Optional HDD
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Detailed Specification


Speed Colour Up to 28ppm Colour Print
Speed Monochrome Up to 28ppm Mono Print
First Page 16 Seconds First page
Product Group Output A3
Printer Resolution 600 x 600 dpi Print


Interface Type(s) USB & Parallel
Enhanced Input/Output Slots 3 x EIO Slots
Parallel Ports 1 x IEEE 1284-C Bidirectional Parallel Port
Control Buttons LCD backlit panel display with up to 4 lines of text and animated printer graphics, 3 LED status lights. Cancel job, Pause/Resume, Help buttons
Network Operating Systems Supported Via HP Jetdirect print servers: Microsoft Windows 98/Me/NT 4.0/2000/XP/XP 64-Bit/Server 2003, Novell NetWare 3.2/4.2, 5.x/6.x, Apple Mac OS 8.6 and later, Red Hat Linux 6.x and later, SuSE Linux 6.x and later; HP-UX 10.20/11.x Solaris 2.5x, 2.6, 7, 8, 9,
Network Ready optional
Parallel Port Yes
USB Port Yes
USB Ports 1 x USB 2.0

System Specification

Processor 533MHz Processor
Memory (Maximum) 160MB (544MB) DDR SDRAM RAM
Hard Disk Optional HDD
Memory Slot 2 x 200-pin DIMM


Operating Systems Supported Windows & Mac Compatible
System Requirements Microsoft Windows 95 (basic functions only), 98: Pentium 90 with 16 MB of RAM; Windows Me: Pentium 150 with 32 MB of RAM; Windows NT 4.0: Pentium 90 with 32 MB of RAM; Windows 2000: 300 MHz Processor with 64 MB of RAM; Windows XP: 233 MHz Processor with 6

Media Handling

Paper Handling Input 1 100 Sheet Multi-Purpose Tray
Paper Handling Input 2 500 Sheet Input Tray
Additional Paper Tray Optional
Maximum Duplex Paper Weight 163gsm
Maximum Paper Size A3
Paper Handling Standard Output 250 Sheet Output
Paper Size 297 x 460mm (Max Size) , (Max.) A3
Paper Trays (Standard/Maximum) 2 (4)
Sheet Weight Up to 200g/Sq m
Special Media Paper (plain, light, intermediate, heavy, extra heavy, glossy, heavy glossy, high gloss images, tough, recycle), envelopes, transparencies, labels, cardstock.

Barcodes & Labels

Barcode 829160126432

Duty Cycle

Monthly Duty Cycle 120k Pages Per Month


Mono or Colour Printer Colour
Technology Laser Printer
Case Colour White
Dimensions 57.7cm (W) x 70.4cm (D) x 64.0cm (H) - Weight 60kg
Environmental Operating Temperature 15 to 27C - Humidity 10 to 70%
Noise Level 49dbA
Power Consumption Printing/Standby/Sleep Modes 632W / 93W / 28W
Product Summary HP 5550 A3 Colour Laser Printer
Product Type A3 Laser Printer
Voltage/ Power/ Frequency 100 to 240VAC / 50 to 60Hz


Emulations PostScript 3, PCL5, PCL6
Font Capabilities 80 internal scalable fonts available to HP PCL and HP Postscript Level 3 Emulation
Software Included Print drivers and installation software on CD-ROM (HP PCL 5c, HP PCL 6, HP Postscript Level 3 Emulation)

In the Box

In The Box Printer, HP cyan magenta yellow and black print cartridges, software and Users Guide on CD, Getting Started Guide, Network Installation Guide, power cord, 100-sheet multipurpose tray, 500-sheet input tray, HP Jetdirect 620n Fast Ethernet internal print server, automatic two-sided printing unit,


Warranty 1 year, next-day, on-site warranty. Optional HP Care Pack services.

More Features

Certifications CISPR 22: 1997/EN 55022: 1998 Class B, EN 61000-3-2:2000, EN 61000-3-3: 1995, EN 55024: 1998, FCC Title 47 CFR, Part 15 Class B/ICES-003, Issue 4/GB9254-1998, GB17625.1-2003, EMC Directive 89/336/EEC and the Low Voltage Directive 73/23/EEC, and carries th

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All print speeds, running cost calculations and consumable life cycles are MANUFACTURER ESTIMATES based on 5% per page coverage. Images are used for illustration purposes only

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Running Costs

-All consumable life cycles are manufacturer estimates based on 5% per page coverage

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