HP 5550N A3 Colour Laser Printer


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Key Features
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  • Up to 28ppm Colour Print
  • Up to 28ppm Mono Print
  • 16 Seconds First page
  • USB, Network & 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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What's in the Box?

What's 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
Detailed Specification

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 Standard Resolution 600 x 600 dpi Print


Interface Type(s) USB, Network & Parallel
Enhanced Input/Output Slots 2 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 Yes
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
Print Server HP JetDirect 620n Fast Ethernet Internal EIO Print Server


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 829160126692

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 5550N 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
Questions & Answers

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  • what is the replacement to this printer?

    The replacement to the HP 5550N (Q3714A) printer is the HP Laserjet Enterprise M750dn

    On 06/10/2016 13:08:49
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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

Running Costs

-All consumable life cycles are manufacturer estimates based on 5% coverage per A4 page

*Estimation based on toner/ink cartridges only and excludes long life components such as image drums and fusers.

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