HP Photosmart C4200 All-in-One series

SKU: HP Photosmart C4200 All-in-One series (hp Office Products)

It's easy to get true-to-life photos, documents, copies and scans from HP's most affordably priced photo all-in-one. For beautiful photos, simply insert an optional memory card[1] to preview photos on a 1.5-inch color display before printing.

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Print, scan and copy—all from one machine
  • Enjoy the value of printing, scanning and copying your photos with one versatile, compact machine.
  • Make quick, beautiful reprints from original photos, using a one-touch Copy button.
  • Copy in color or black and white—without a PC—using a one-touch button.
  • Get more affordable printing and fewer cartridge changes with new high-capacity inkjet cartridges.[2]
Print documents and photos quickly
  • Print photos in a snap—without a PC, using a memory card.[1]
  • Preview and print photos without a PC, using a 1.5-inch display.
  • Start HP Photosmart Essential Software to quickly share, save and print photos.
  • Print what you see—HP Smart Web Printing[3] ensures you get usable Web pages without cutoff edges.
Get fast printing and true-to-life photos
  • Get fast and efficient printing and copying with speeds of up to 30 ppm black and 23 ppm color.
  • Print true-to life photos using HP Vivera Inks. Expand your color range with optional 6-ink color.[4]
  • Print true-to-life photos that resist fading for generations,[5] using HP premium plus photo paper.
  • Restore old photos, using HP scanning technology.

Product Specifications

Glossary of terms
Glossary Definitions of specifications and terms to assist in your buying process.
All-in-one functions Color printing, color copy, color scanning
Multitasking capability Yes
Speed/monthly volume
Print speed, black (draft quality mode) Up to 30 ppm
Print speed, black (normal quality mode) Up to 8.9 ppm
Print speed, black (best quality mode) Up to 1.6 ppm
Print speed, color (draft color mode) Up to 23 ppm
Print speed, color (normal quality mode) Up to 5.3 ppm
Monthly duty cycle Up to 1000 pages
Printer page yield View additional yield information
Print quality/technology
Print technology HP Thermal Inkjet
Print quality, black Up to 1200 rendered dpi black (when printing from a computer)
Print quality, color Up to 4800 x 1200 optimized dpi color (when printing from a computer and 1200 input dpi)
Number of cartridges 3 (1 each black, tri-color, optional photo)
Paper handling/media
Paper tray(s), standard 1
Paper tray(s), maximum 1
Input capacity, standard Up to 100 sheets
Input capacity, maximum Up to 100 sheets
Envelope feeder No
Envelope input, standard Up to 10 envelopes
Output capacity, standard Up to 50 sheets
Output capacity, maximum Up to 50 sheets
Duplex printing (printing on both sides of paper) None (not supported)
Document finishing Sheetfed
Media sizes, standard Letter, legal, executive, cards, panorama, 4 x 6 inch
Media sizes, custom 3 x 5 to 8.5 x 24 in
Media types Paper (plain, inkjet, photo), envelopes, transparencies, labels, cards, HP's premium media, iron-on transfers, borderless media, panorama
Media weight, recommended 20 to 24 lb
Memory/print languages/typefaces
Memory, standard 32 MB
Memory, maximum 32 MB
Print languages, standard HP PCL 3 GUI
Scanner specifications
Scanner type Flatbed
Scan resolution, enhanced Up to 19200 dpi
Scan resolution, hardware Up to 1200 x 2400 dpi
Bit depth 48-bit
Levels of grayscale 256
Automatic document feeder capacity None
Maximum scan size - flatbed 8.5 x 11.7 in
Copier specifications
Copy resolution, black Up to 600 dpi
Copy resolution, color Up to 4800 x 1200 optimized dpi (color copying on HP Premium Photo Paper and 1200 scan dpi)
Copy speed, black (copies per minute) Up to 30 cpm
Copy speed, color (copies per minute) Up to 23 ppm
Copy reduce/enlarge settings 50 to 400%
Maximum number of copies Up to 50 copies
Fax specifications
Color fax No
Fax delayed sending No
Fax forwarding No
Fax/phone/TAM interface No
Polling No
Remote retrieval No
Distinctive ring detection No
Connectivity, standard 1 USB
Macintosh compatible Yes
Minimum system requirements PC: Windows 2000 (SP3 or higher) or XP: Microsoft Internet Explorer 6, Intel Pentium II, Celeron or compatible processor, 233 MHZ or higher, 128 MB RAM, 1 GB hard disk space, CD-ROM, USB port; Windows Vista: Microsoft Internet Explorer, 800 MHZ 32 or 64-bit processor, 512 MB RAM, 1 GB hard disk space, CD-ROM, USB Port Macintosh: Mac OS X v 10.3.9, 10.4 (or higher); Power PC G3, G4, G5 or Intel Core (TM) processor; 128 MB RAM; 200 MB available hard disk space, CD ROM, USB port
Compatible network operating systems
Compatible Operating Systems Windows 2000 (SP3); Windows XP Home; Windows XP Professional; Windows Vista(TM) Ready; Mac OS X v 10.3.9; Mac OS X v 10.4 or higher
Dimensions, std. (W x D x H) 17.09 x 11.42 x 6.38 in
Dimensions, max. (W x D x H) 17.1 x 23.11 x 6.4 in
Weight, U.S. 11.09 lb
Warranty, standard One-year limited hardware warranty backed by HP Customer Care, service and support; one-year technical phone support, plus a toll-free number
What's in the box
What's in the box HP Photosmart C4280 All-in-One, HP 74 Black Inkjet Print Cartridge (4.5 ml), HP 75 Tri-Color Inkjet Print Cartridge (3.5 ml), Power Supply, Power Cord, Software CD, Setup Guide, Basics Guide, Read-Iris flyer, Registration Card, Pen Shopping Card
Cable included? No
Software included HP Photosmart Essentials for Macintosh and Microsoft Windows


HP Photosmart C4280 All-in-One brochure