HP Business Inkjet 2280 Printer

SKU: HP Business Inkjet 2280 Printer (hp Office Products)

The HP High-performance color printing solution for small workgroups

The HP Business Inkjet 2230/2280 series is designed for power users and small workgroups who need to print professional color documents quickly and cost-effectively. These robust printers deliver sharp, accurate printing for both desktop and networked environments.

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network/Internet ready
  • Your workgroup's business communications are more effective with color - vibrantly communicate your business' competitive advantages, create professional-looking presentations and documents, all without expensive outsourcing
  • Simple networking - with an hp jetdirect EIO print server you can install the hp business inkjet 2230/2280 series onto your network as easily as any hp Laserjet printer
  • Remote management - embedded Web server allows you to manage this printer from any standard Web browser, receive self-diagnostic e-services automatically and e-mail alerts when attention is required such as paper out or low ink
  • Reduce printing costs - four individual high-capacity ink cartridges (CMYK) let users change only the ones they need, contributing to a color cost per page of just 8.4 cents and 2.2 cents black and white (based on 5% average ink coverage for each color)
  • Minimize user intervention - 10,000-page monthly duty cycle, iduvidual high-capacity ink cartridges that print around 1,750 pages for each color and maximum input paper capacity of 500 sheets keeps your workgroup productive
  • Reduce wasted printing - individual cartridges feature smart chips to continuously monitor print head health, print quality, and ink supply
  • Print large jobs efficiently - new "speed optimized normal" mode prints color up to 50 percent faster than "normal" mode with comparable print quality allowing speeds up to 14 pages-per-minute in fast mode
  • Fast printing of even the biggest graphic files - print processing powered by robust 96/167 MHz dual processors (96 MHz on 2230) and up to 48 MB of on-board printer memory; expandable up to 176 MB
  • Confidently produce quality, accurate documents - print any business document with complete accuracy and superior print quality through auto-switching of hp PCL5C and PostScript 3 emulation (optional on 2230)

Product Specifications

speed/monthly volume
print speed, black -- draft mode (pages per minute) up to 15 ppm
print speed, black -- normal mode (pages per minute) up to 11 ppm
print speed, black -- best quality mode (pages per minute) up to 6.5 ppm
print speed, color -- draft mode (pages per minute) up to 14 ppm
print speed, color -- normal mode (pages per minute) up to 7.5 ppm
print speed, color -- best quality mode (pages per minute) up to 0.5 ppm
recommended monthly volume, maximum 10,000 pages
print quality / technology
print technology HP Thermal Inkjet
print quality, black Up to 1200 x 600 dpi
print quality, color HP PhotoREt III (up to 1200 x 600 dpi on photo paper)
paper handling / media
paper trays, std. 1
paper trays, max. up to 2 input trays
input capacity, std. 250 sheets
input capacity, max. 500 sheets
standard envelope capacity 15 envelopes
output capacity, std. 150 sheets
output capacity, max. 150 sheets
duplex printing Manual (driver support provided)
media sizes, std. Letter, legal, executive, statement
media sizes, custom 4 x 6 in to 8.5 x 14 in
media type Copier, bond, recycled, multipurpose, premium inkjet, premium inkjet heavy weight, premium transparency, premium photo paper, photo paper, professional brochure (matte and glossy), cards and envelopes
media weight, recommended 16 to 28 lb (bond paper); 110 lb maximum (index cards)
memory / print languages / typefaces
memory, std. 48 MB
memory, max. 176 MB
memory slots 1 SODIMM slot (144 pin, SDRAM, 133 MHz)
print languages, std. PCL3 with High Performance Architecture (HPA), HP PCL 5c, HP PostScript® Level 3
typefaces 45 TrueType
connectivity, std. IEEE 1284-compliant bidirectional parallel, HP PCL5C/PostScript® 3 upgrade kit in first EIO slot and one open slot
connectivity, optional HP Jetdirect (EIO) Internal Print Servers, HP Jetdirect External Print Servers, HP Jetdirect Connectivity Card for USB, serial, and LocalTalk connectivity, HP Wireless Print Server wp110
macintosh compatible Yes
compatible operating systems Microsoft® Windows 95, 98, Me, NT4,0, 2000, XP
dimensions / weight / warranty
dimensions (w x d x h) 20.2 x 20.3 x 8.2 in
weight 23 lb
warranty, std. One year HP Repair and Return


HP Business Inkjet 2280 Printer brochure