HP Color LaserJet 5550dtn Printer

SKU: HP Color LaserJet 5550dtn Printer (hp Office Products)

Easy-to-use and flexible to fit any office, these printers create high-quality color documents as quickly as black-and-white.

Base model with 160 MB of SDRAM, plus HP Jetdirect EIO internal print server for Fast Ethernet 10/100Base-TX, automatic two-sided printing, additional 500-sheet input tray, stand.

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Brilliant 11 by 17 printing
  • Empower your business with up to 11 by 17 inch color laser printing. Dazzle your audience with stunning output from this feature-rich, value-packed printer.
  • Create accurate color, precise drawings, and great images. Featuring HP ImageREt 3600, a suite of advanced printing technologies, the printer automatically provides professional, superior print quality. Plus, the uniform size and spherical shape of HP toner particles in HP Color LaserJet Smart print cartridges ensure a broad range of colors and precise placement for accurate color and excellent image reproduction.*
  • Expand the range of printing options in your office. Get the versatility you need with up to four media trays that offer an input capacity of up to 2,100-sheets and extensive media support, including a variety of sizes and weights from 16 to 53 lb (60 to 200 g/m2).
Powerful performance
  • Unleash a proven performer. With printing speeds up to 27 pages per minute (ppm), and a first-page-out speed of under 16 seconds, you will never have to wait long for your documents.
  • Redefine your printing experience. Expand your printing potential and print even complex documents with images in no time with a 533 MHz processor, 288 MB RAM, networking throughput speeds of up to 6 MB per second (via the optional HP Jetdirect 620n Fast Ethernet print server), and an optional 20 GB hard disk with 22 MB per second throughput speed.
  • Create a world of choices. Enjoy intelligent printing solutions such as blank page suppression and direct PDF printing. Add wireless printing with the optional HP Jetdirect 680n 802.11b wireless Ethernet internal print server, or take advantage of built-in XHTML printing that allows you to print from Bluetooth®-enabled devices, such as your mobile phone or PDA, with the optional HP bt1300 adapter.
Unmatched print experience
  • Step up to improved reliability and fewer paper jams. HP delivers dependable printing with a proven design and a robust monthly duty cycle of up to 160,000 sheets.
  • Save time and effort with easy, front-door access. With one access point to supplies and only four, all-in-one print cartridges to order and replace, it couldn’t be simpler to keep your printer up and running. HP Smart printing supplies work with your printer to provide automatic alerts when
  • Boost productivity with the generous, four-line graphical display. The control panel lets you view supply levels at a glance and provides helpful animations that simplify interaction with the printer.
  • Expect consistent print quality. The printer and supplies feature innovative HP Smart printing technology* that uses internal sensors to automatically optimize color density and calibration for high-quality results. Chemically-grown toner formulas and environmental sensors provide reliable performance throughout the life of the cartridge, while lowering overall printing costs.
  • Simplify printer management. The HP Embedded Web Server and HP Web Jetadmin let you remotely manage your printer and make it easy to diagnose and stay on top of printer issues.


  • Black: Up to 27 ppm
  • Color: Up to 27 ppm
  • Monthly volume: Up to 120,000 pages
  • Paper trays: up to 5 input tray(s)
  • Paper input capacity: Up to 2,100 sheets

Product Specifications

Speed/monthly volume
Print speed, black (best quality mode) Up to 27 ppm
Print speed, color (pages per minute) Up to 27 ppm
First page out, black Less than 16 sec
First page out, color Less than 16 sec
Processor speed 533 MHz
Recommended monthly volume, maximum Up to 120,000 pages
Print quality / technology
Print technology In-line color laser, direct-to-page printing
Print quality, black Up to 600 x 600 dpi
Print quality, color Up to 600 x 600 dpi
Resolution technology HP ImageREt 3600
Paper handling / media
Paper trays, std. 3
Paper trays, max. 5
Input capacity, std. Up to 1100 sheets
Input capacity, max. Up to 2100 sheets
Standard envelope capacity Up to 20 envelopes
Envelope feeder No
Output capacity, std. Up to 250 sheets
Output capacity, max. Up to 250 sheets
Duplex printing (printing on both sides of paper) Automatic (standard)
Media sizes, std. Letter, legal, executive, 11 x 17 in, ledger, envelopes (No. 10, Monarch), statement
Media sizes, custom Tray 1: 3 x 5 to 12.05 x 18.5 in; automatic two-sided printing, Tray 2, 3, 4, 5: 5.8 x 8.3 to 11.7 x 17 in
Media types Paper (plain, light, intermediate, heavy, extra heavy, glossy, heavy glossy, high gloss images, tough, recycle), envelopes, transparencies, labels, cardstock
Media weight, recommended Multipurpose tray: 16 to 53 lb (60 to 200 g/m2); automatic two-sided printing unit and trays 2, 3, 4, and 5: 16 to 32 lb (60 to 120 g/m2)
Memory / print languages
Memory, std. 288 MB (256 MB DDR SDRAM, 32 MB of memory on board)
Memory, max. 544 MB (512 MB DDR SDRAM, 32 MB of memory on board)
Memory slots 2 SDRAM DIMM slots (1 open), 3 CompactFlash slots (2 open for font cards or third-party solutions)
Hard disk Optional, 20 GB
Print languages, std. HP PCL 6, HP PCL 5c (HP PCL 5c driver available from the Web only), HP Postscript Level 3 emulation, native PDF printing (v1.3), XHTML-Print for mobile phone and PDA printing via the optional HP bt1300 adapter
Typefaces 80 internal TrueType fonts scalable in HP PCL, 92 internal scalable fonts in HP postscript level 3 emulation (Euro symbol built-in); additional font solutions available via third-party flash memory cards
Connectivity, std. IEEE 1284-C compliant bidirectional parallel port, USB 1.1 port, HP Jetdirect 620n Fast Ethernet Print Server in EIO slot, 2 open EIO slots, Jetlink port (for third-party paper handling devices)
Connectivity, optional HP Jetdirect EIO internal print servers, HP Jetdirect external print servers, HP wireless print servers, HP Jetdirect EIO connectivity card for USB/serial/LocalTalk, and Bluetooth wireless
Print drivers, std. HP PCL 5c, HP PCL 6, HP PostScript Level 3 emulation
Dimensions / weight / warranty
Dimensions (w x d x h) 24.8 x 28.25 x 32.8 in
Weight, U.S. 246 lb
Warranty, std. One-year, next business day onsite warranty
What's in the box
What's in the box Printer; HP cyan, magenta, yellow, and black print cartridges; software and User's guide on CD; Getting Started Guide; Network Installation Guide; power cord; 100-sheet multipurpose tray; two 500-sheet input trays; HP Jetdirect 620n Fast Ethernet internal print server; automatic two-sided printing unit; printer stand


HP Color LaserJet 5550 series printer brochure