HP Color LaserJet 1600 Printer

SKU: HP Color LaserJet 1600 Printer (hp Office Products)

It's easy to create impressive color and black-and-white documents with HP's lowest-priced color laser printer. Achieve superior print quality with HP ColorSphere Toner and HP ImageREt 2400 technology. Rely on HP's recognized quality and service.

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Affordable quality
  • Priced just right for personal use—backed by HP performance and quality.
  • Instant-on Technology delivers a first color page from a cold start in less than 20 seconds.
  • Print quickly—up to 8 ppm in color and black and white.
Ease of use
  • What could be easier? A front-panel display, access through a single door and only four supplies.
  • Interactive HP Smart printing technology makes color printing and supplies maintenance easy.
  • Includes a 250-sheet paper tray—purchase an optional 250-sheet tray and double your input capacity
Performance and reliability
  • Create impressive, high-quality results with HP ColorSphere Toner and HP ImageREt 2400 technology.
  • Count on seamless performance.
  • Make a lasting impact.

Product Specifications

Glossary of terms
Glossary Definitions of specifications and terms to assist in your buying process.
Print quality/technology
Print technology Laser
Print quality, black Up to 600 x 600 dpi
Print quality, color Up to 600 x 600 dpi
Resolution technology HP ImageREt 2400, Ultraprecise toner, HP edge-enhancement technologies
Number of cartridges 4 (1 each black, cyan, magenta, yellow)
Speed/monthly volume
Print speed, black (best quality mode) Up to 8 ppm
Print speed, black (normal quality mode) Up to 8 ppm
Print speed, color (best quality mode) Up to 8 ppm
Print speed, color (normal quality mode) Up to 8 ppm
Monthly duty cycle Up to 20000
*Footnote for duty cycle Duty cycle is defined as the maximum number of pages per month of imaged output. This value provides a comparison of product robustness in relation to other HP LaserJet or HP Color LaserJet devices, and enables appropriate deployment of printers and MFPs to satisfy the demands of connected individuals or groups.
Recommended monthly print volume 250 to 1000 pages
*Footnote for recommended monthly print volume HP recommends that the number of printed pages per month be within the stated range for optimum device performance, based on factors including supplies replacement intervals and device life over an extended warranty period.
First page out (black) Less than 20 sec
First page out (color) Less than 20 sec
Processor speed 264 MHz
Paper handling/media
Paper tray(s), standard 1
Paper tray(s), maximum 2
Input capacity, standard Up to 250 sheets
Input capacity, maximum Up to 500 sheets
Envelope feeder No
Envelope input, standard Up to 10 envelopes
Output capacity, standard Up to 125 sheets
Output capacity, maximum Up to 125 sheets
Duplex printing (printing on both sides of paper) Manual (driver support provided)
Document finishing Sheetfed
Media sizes, standard Letter, legal, executive, envelopes (No 10, Monarch)
Media sizes, custom 250-sheet input trays, priority feed slot: 3 x 5 to 8.5 x 14 in
Media types Paper (plain, letterhead, prepunched, bond, color, rough, preprinted, recycled), HP Color Laser Glossy Photo Paper, HP Color Laser Glossy Brochure Paper, HP Color Laser Matte Brochure Paper, HP Color Laser Matte Photo & Imaging Paper, HP Color Laser Soft Gloss Presentation Paper, HP color laser transparencies, labels, envelopes, cardstock
Memory/print languages/typefaces
Memory, standard 16 MB
Memory, maximum 16 MB
Hard disk None
Print languages, standard Host-based
Typefaces Based on installed typefaces on host computer; print engine only has fonts for internal pages and ASCII
Connectivity, standard Hi-Speed USB 2.0 port
Macintosh compatible No
Print drivers, standard Host-based (uses the processing power and resources of your computer to process the print job. No PCL or PostScript)
Minimum system requirements PC: 233 MHz processor, 64 MB RAM, 150 MB hard disk space, 1 GHz processor, 512 MB RAM (Windows Vista, check user guide for minimum hard drive space, CD-ROM drive, available USB port
Power consumption ENERGY STAR® qualified
Compatible network operating systems
Compatible Operating Systems Windows 2000; Windows XP Home; Windows XP Professional; Windows Server 2003; Windows Vista(TM) Ready
Dimensions, std. (W x D x H) 16.1 x 17.8 x 14.6 in
Weight, U.S. 40.5 lb
Warranty, standard One-year, return to authorized service center, limited warranty
What's in the box
What's in the box HP Color LaserJet 1600 Printer, power cable, CD (includes User's Guide and printer software), Getting Started Guide, output tray extension, paper tray cover, 1000-page HP Color LaserJet cyan, magenta, yellow, and black print cartridges (approximate page yield based on 5% coverage)
Cable included? No
Software included Toolbox configuration software and status application


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